Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 261 310
Rank change year-on-year +16 +49 +7
Permanent jobs citing R 113 101 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.91% 0.78% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.58% 1.33% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 98 88 24
North West median annual salary £50,000 £54,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% +35.00% -27.27%
10th Percentile £31,775 £27,500 £36,625
90th Percentile £70,000 £78,475 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%

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 7,162 7,576 5,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 57.68% 58.72% 52.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6,015 6,497 5,080
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 2018. 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 +18 74 £47,500 -17.39% 8
Cheshire -15 28 £51,250 +40.41% 1
Merseyside +18 8 £57,500 -11.54% 1
Lancashire +2 1 £37,500 +15.38% 1
R
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for R.

1 103 (91.15%) Python
2 72 (63.72%) Data Science
3 70 (61.95%) Machine Learning
4 69 (61.06%) SQL
5 42 (37.17%) Analytics
6 39 (34.51%) Hadoop
7 38 (33.63%) Scala
8 37 (32.74%) Apache Spark
8 37 (32.74%) Mathematics
9 34 (30.09%) Data Analysis
10 31 (27.43%) Mentoring
10 31 (27.43%) Algorithms
11 30 (26.55%) Big Data
12 28 (24.78%) Analytical Skills
12 28 (24.78%) Statistics
12 28 (24.78%) Java
13 26 (23.01%) Predictive Modelling
13 26 (23.01%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (22.12%) Amazon AWS
14 25 (22.12%) JavaScript
15 22 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (18.58%) Retail
16 21 (18.58%) MySQL
17 20 (17.70%) SAS
17 20 (17.70%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (17.70%) Scrum
17 20 (17.70%) Computer Science
18 19 (16.81%) Visualisation
18 19 (16.81%) React
18 19 (16.81%) Statistical 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 37 (32.74%) Apache Spark
2 20 (17.70%) SAS
3 4 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.77%) Apache
4 2 (1.77%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (6.19%) SPSS
3 5 (4.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) FastStats
1 3 (2.65%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 25 (22.12%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.96%) Amazon S3
3 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.77%) GitHub
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.88%) SaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (34.51%) Hadoop
2 30 (26.55%) Big Data
3 21 (18.58%) MySQL
4 13 (11.50%) MongoDB
5 12 (10.62%) SQL Server
6 11 (9.73%) Data Mining
7 10 (8.85%) NoSQL
8 6 (5.31%) Power BI
9 5 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (3.54%) QlikView
11 3 (2.65%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (2.65%) GIS
11 3 (2.65%) HBase
11 3 (2.65%) MariaDB
11 3 (2.65%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (2.65%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.88%) Moq
3 1 (0.88%) NUnit
3 1 (0.88%) RStudio
3 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 21 (18.58%) Retail
2 16 (14.16%) Marketing
3 7 (6.19%) Finance
4 3 (2.65%) Banking
5 2 (1.77%) Electronics
5 2 (1.77%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.77%) Law
5 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Automotive
6 1 (0.88%) Games
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (59.29%) Data Scientist
2 17 (15.04%) Senior Data Scientist
3 16 (14.16%) Software Engineer
4 15 (13.27%) Java Engineer
4 15 (13.27%) Java Software Engineer
5 11 (9.73%) Analyst
6 6 (5.31%) Architect
6 6 (5.31%) Developer
6 6 (5.31%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.31%) Insight Analyst
7 5 (4.42%) Lead Software Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 5 (4.42%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (3.54%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.54%) Senior Java Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 3 (2.65%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 3 (2.65%) Senior Architect
9 3 (2.65%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.81%) AngularJS
1 19 (16.81%) React
2 16 (14.16%) J2EE
2 16 (14.16%) Java EE
2 16 (14.16%) Spring
2 16 (14.16%) Spring MVC
3 8 (7.08%) Natural Language Processing
4 6 (5.31%) CSS
4 6 (5.31%) TensorFlow
5 5 (4.42%) HTML
6 4 (3.54%) Web Services
7 3 (2.65%) .NET
8 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.77%) Django
8 2 (1.77%) jQuery
8 2 (1.77%) NumPy
8 2 (1.77%) Pandas
8 2 (1.77%) XHTML
8 2 (1.77%) XML
9 1 (0.88%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 31 (27.43%) Algorithms
2 28 (24.78%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (17.70%) Computer Science
4 16 (14.16%) Data Structures
4 16 (14.16%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.77%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.88%) Social Gaming
6 1 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.77%) Linux
2 1 (0.88%) Android
2 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (63.72%) Data Science
2 70 (61.95%) Machine Learning
3 42 (37.17%) Analytics
4 37 (32.74%) Mathematics
5 34 (30.09%) Data Analysis
6 31 (27.43%) Mentoring
7 28 (24.78%) Statistics
8 26 (23.01%) Predictive Modelling
8 26 (23.01%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (17.70%) Scrum
10 20 (17.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (16.81%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (16.81%) Data Analytics
11 19 (16.81%) Statistical Modelling
11 19 (16.81%) Visualisation
12 18 (15.93%) Software Engineering
13 17 (15.04%) Coaching
13 17 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (15.04%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 103 (91.15%) Python
2 69 (61.06%) SQL
3 38 (33.63%) Scala
4 28 (24.78%) Java
5 25 (22.12%) JavaScript
6 18 (15.93%) PHP
7 16 (14.16%) HiveQL
8 12 (10.62%) MATLAB
9 9 (7.96%) C++
10 8 (7.08%) T-SQL
11 6 (5.31%) Java 8
11 6 (5.31%) VBA
12 5 (4.42%) C
13 2 (1.77%) C#
13 2 (1.77%) VB
13 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.88%) Ruby
14 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (15.04%) Degree
2 14 (12.39%) PhD
3 5 (4.42%) Master's Degree
4 4 (3.54%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.77%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) GCP
1 1 (0.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (14.16%) HDFS
2 3 (2.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) Oozie
2 1 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.88%) Kibana
Vendors
1 17 (15.04%) Oracle
2 12 (10.62%) Google
3 9 (7.96%) Tableau
4 5 (4.42%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.65%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.77%) Capita
6 2 (1.77%) Cognos
6 2 (1.77%) SAP
7 1 (0.88%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.88%) Minitab
7 1 (0.88%) Progress
7 1 (0.88%) RapidMiner
7 1 (0.88%) Splunk
7 1 (0.88%) Talend