Period
to 20 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for R skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited R over the 6 months to 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > North West
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 271 267 326
Rank change year-on-year -4 +59 +35
Permanent jobs citing R 95 84 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.74% 0.69% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.32% 1.24% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 85 78 21
North West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -0.45%

R is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 7177 6756 6753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 56.26% 55.50% 51.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6002 5857 5776
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,575 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing R as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for R in the North West

R
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing R in the North West.

Salary trend for R in the North West

R
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing R in the North West over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for R in the North West

R
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +7 73 £50,000 - 4
Cheshire -19 13 £55,000 +61.76%
Lancashire -4 5 £30,000 +1.69%
R
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for R.

1 67 (70.53%) Python
2 61 (64.21%) Analytics
3 56 (58.95%) Machine Learning
3 56 (58.95%) SQL
4 49 (51.58%) SAS
4 49 (51.58%) Mathematics
5 40 (42.11%) Big Data
6 35 (36.84%) Hadoop
7 32 (33.68%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (31.58%) MATLAB
9 29 (30.53%) PhD
9 29 (30.53%) Statistics
10 28 (29.47%) Algorithms
11 26 (27.37%) Finance
12 25 (26.32%) Data Analytics
13 24 (25.26%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (24.21%) Statistical Analysis
15 22 (23.16%) Data Analysis
15 22 (23.16%) Statistical Modelling
15 22 (23.16%) Apache Hive
16 20 (21.05%) Data Mining
17 19 (20.00%) Java
17 19 (20.00%) Mathematical Modelling
18 18 (18.95%) SPSS
18 18 (18.95%) Apache Spark
19 17 (17.89%) SQL Server
19 17 (17.89%) Artificial Intelligence
19 17 (17.89%) Marketing
20 15 (15.79%) Retail
21 14 (14.74%) Data Modelling

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 49 (51.58%) SAS
2 18 (18.95%) Apache Spark
3 8 (8.42%) Apache Pig
4 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.11%) Jupyter
6 1 (1.05%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (18.95%) SPSS
2 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (7.37%) S-PLUS
2 7 (7.37%) Stata
3 6 (6.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.05%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.05%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.26%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.05%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.05%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) SSL
2 2 (2.11%) LAN
2 2 (2.11%) Wireless
2 2 (2.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (42.11%) Big Data
2 35 (36.84%) Hadoop
3 22 (23.16%) Apache Hive
4 20 (21.05%) Data Mining
5 17 (17.89%) SQL Server
6 9 (9.47%) MongoDB
7 8 (8.42%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (8.42%) Relational Database
8 7 (7.37%) Power BI
8 7 (7.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (6.32%) NoSQL
9 6 (6.32%) QlikView
10 5 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (4.21%) HBase
11 4 (4.21%) RDBMS
11 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (3.16%) MySQL
12 3 (3.16%) OLAP
12 3 (3.16%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (3.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.05%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (27.37%) Finance
2 17 (17.89%) Marketing
3 15 (15.79%) Retail
4 7 (7.37%) Banking
4 7 (7.37%) Electronics
4 7 (7.37%) Manufacturing
4 7 (7.37%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.16%) Games
6 2 (2.11%) Advertising
6 2 (2.11%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.05%) Back Office
7 1 (1.05%) German Language
Job Titles
1 39 (41.05%) Data Scientist
2 22 (23.16%) Analyst
3 11 (11.58%) Data Manager
4 8 (8.42%) Data Analyst
5 6 (6.32%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 6 (6.32%) Senior Data Scientist
6 5 (5.26%) Consultant
7 4 (4.21%) Analytics Manager
7 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Data Consultant
7 4 (4.21%) Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 3 (3.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Data Modeller
8 3 (3.16%) Head of Analytics
8 3 (3.16%) Head of Data Analytics
8 3 (3.16%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (2.11%) CoreNLP
2 2 (2.11%) Keras
2 2 (2.11%) REST
2 2 (2.11%) scikit-learn
2 2 (2.11%) TensorFlow
3 1 (1.05%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 32 (33.68%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (29.47%) Algorithms
3 8 (8.42%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.21%) User Experience
5 3 (3.16%) Social Media
6 2 (2.11%) Fintech
6 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.05%) BBC
7 1 (1.05%) Clustering
7 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.16%) Unix
2 2 (2.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (64.21%) Analytics
2 56 (58.95%) Machine Learning
3 49 (51.58%) Mathematics
4 29 (30.53%) Statistics
5 25 (26.32%) Data Analytics
6 24 (25.26%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (24.21%) Statistical Analysis
8 22 (23.16%) Data Analysis
8 22 (23.16%) Statistical Modelling
9 19 (20.00%) Mathematical Modelling
10 17 (17.89%) Artificial Intelligence
11 14 (14.74%) Actionable Insight
11 14 (14.74%) Data Modelling
11 14 (14.74%) Visualisation
12 10 (10.53%) E-Commerce
12 10 (10.53%) Predictive Analytics
13 9 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (9.47%) Customer Insight
14 8 (8.42%) Data Governance
14 8 (8.42%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 67 (70.53%) Python
2 56 (58.95%) SQL
3 30 (31.58%) MATLAB
4 19 (20.00%) Java
5 13 (13.68%) C++
6 8 (8.42%) Scala
7 5 (5.26%) Ruby
8 4 (4.21%) C#
9 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.05%) Lua
10 1 (1.05%) Perl
10 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (30.53%) PhD
2 12 (12.63%) Degree
3 3 (3.16%) Master's Degree
3 3 (3.16%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (2.11%) CCNA
4 2 (2.11%) CCNP
4 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.11%) MCP
4 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.05%) Actionable Recommendations
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 14 (14.74%) Microsoft
1 14 (14.74%) Tableau
2 12 (12.63%) SAP
3 5 (5.26%) Oracle
4 4 (4.21%) Splunk
5 3 (3.16%) Cloudera
5 3 (3.16%) Cognos
5 3 (3.16%) Informatica
5 3 (3.16%) Teradata
6 2 (2.11%) Cisco
6 2 (2.11%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (1.05%) Adobe
7 1 (1.05%) Avaya
7 1 (1.05%) Google
7 1 (1.05%) IBM
7 1 (1.05%) ParAccel
7 1 (1.05%) Talend
7 1 (1.05%) Vertica