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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 228 241
Rank change year-on-year +23 +13  
Permanent jobs citing R 44 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.72% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.22% 0.30% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 39 5 7
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £34,200 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £100,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

R is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3614 2958 3423
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 59.00% 51.48% 51.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3109 2522 2931
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing R as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +7 32 £50,000 +17.64% 9
Cheshire +9 10 £35,750 -64.25%
Lancashire - 1 £32,500 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £65,000 -
R
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 68 (72.34%) Python
2 57 (60.64%) Analytics
3 47 (50.00%) SAS
4 45 (47.87%) SQL
4 45 (47.87%) Machine Learning
5 42 (44.68%) Statistics
6 41 (43.62%) Mathematics
7 36 (38.30%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (37.23%) Degree
9 32 (34.04%) PhD
10 30 (31.91%) Data Analytics
11 29 (30.85%) Big Data
12 22 (23.40%) Computer Science
13 21 (22.34%) Tableau
14 20 (21.28%) Data Mining
15 19 (20.21%) Visualisation
15 19 (20.21%) Algorithms
16 18 (19.15%) Relational Database
16 18 (19.15%) Decision Tree
16 18 (19.15%) Hadoop
16 18 (19.15%) SPSS
16 18 (19.15%) MATLAB
16 18 (19.15%) Marketing
16 18 (19.15%) Data Analysis
17 17 (18.09%) Retail
17 17 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (18.09%) Stata
17 17 (18.09%) SQL Server
17 17 (18.09%) Statistical Modelling
17 17 (18.09%) Bayesian Methods

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 47 (50.00%) SAS
2 10 (10.64%) Apache Spark
3 5 (5.32%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.06%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (19.15%) SPSS
2 17 (18.09%) Stata
3 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.26%) S-PLUS
4 1 (1.06%) MS Office
4 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) SAP AFS
1 5 (5.32%) SAP CO
1 5 (5.32%) SAP FI
1 5 (5.32%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (4.26%) FastStats
3 3 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (3.19%) Sage 200
4 1 (1.06%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.19%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.13%) Azure Machine Learning
3 2 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) LAN
1 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.19%) WAN
2 2 (2.13%) Internet
3 1 (1.06%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (30.85%) Big Data
2 20 (21.28%) Data Mining
3 18 (19.15%) Hadoop
3 18 (19.15%) Relational Database
4 17 (18.09%) SQL Server
5 15 (15.96%) NoSQL
6 9 (9.57%) QlikView
7 6 (6.38%) Apache Hive
7 6 (6.38%) Power BI
8 5 (5.32%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (5.32%) Spotfire
9 4 (4.26%) HBase
9 4 (4.26%) Qlik Sense
9 4 (4.26%) RDBMS
9 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (3.19%) BigQuery
10 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
10 3 (3.19%) SAS EBI
10 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.06%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 18 (19.15%) Marketing
2 17 (18.09%) Retail
3 10 (10.64%) Finance
4 7 (7.45%) Advertising
5 6 (6.38%) Banking
5 6 (6.38%) Retail Banking
6 4 (4.26%) Games
7 1 (1.06%) Electronics
7 1 (1.06%) German Language
7 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (47.87%) Data Scientist
2 14 (14.89%) Senior Data Scientist
3 13 (13.83%) Analyst
4 10 (10.64%) Developer
5 6 (6.38%) Consultant
5 6 (6.38%) Data Analyst
5 6 (6.38%) Data Manager
5 6 (6.38%) Insight Analyst
6 5 (5.32%) Data Modeller
6 5 (5.32%) SAP Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Analytics Manager
7 4 (4.26%) Banking Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (4.26%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) SAP CO Consultant
7 4 (4.26%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (4.26%) SAP FI Consultant
7 4 (4.26%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 4 (4.26%) Senior Data Modeller
7 4 (4.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (3.19%) .NET
3 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (2.13%) Celery
3 2 (2.13%) COM
3 2 (2.13%) D3.js
3 2 (2.13%) Django
3 2 (2.13%) Entity Framework
3 2 (2.13%) RESTful
3 2 (2.13%) WPF
4 1 (1.06%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (38.30%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (23.40%) Computer Science
3 19 (20.21%) Algorithms
4 6 (6.38%) Credit Risk
5 3 (3.19%) FMCG
6 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.06%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.19%) Linux
2 2 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (60.64%) Analytics
2 45 (47.87%) Machine Learning
3 42 (44.68%) Statistics
4 41 (43.62%) Mathematics
5 30 (31.91%) Data Analytics
6 19 (20.21%) Visualisation
7 18 (19.15%) Data Analysis
7 18 (19.15%) Decision Tree
8 17 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (18.09%) Bayesian Methods
8 17 (18.09%) Statistical Modelling
9 16 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (17.02%) Neural Network
10 15 (15.96%) Cluster Analysis
11 14 (14.89%) Predictive Modelling
12 12 (12.77%) Statistical Analysis
13 11 (11.70%) Open Source
14 10 (10.64%) Neuroscience
14 10 (10.64%) Predictive Analytics
14 10 (10.64%) Stochastic Modelling
Programming Languages
1 68 (72.34%) Python
2 45 (47.87%) SQL
3 18 (19.15%) MATLAB
4 8 (8.51%) C#
5 7 (7.45%) Java
5 7 (7.45%) VBA
6 6 (6.38%) Scala
7 5 (5.32%) ABAP
7 5 (5.32%) C++
7 5 (5.32%) Perl
8 4 (4.26%) C
9 3 (3.19%) Delphi
9 3 (3.19%) Pascal
10 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (37.23%) Degree
2 32 (34.04%) PhD
3 1 (1.06%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.13%) IAS 39
2 2 (2.13%) IFRS
2 2 (2.13%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Docker
Vendors
1 21 (22.34%) Tableau
2 8 (8.51%) SAP
3 7 (7.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.32%) Google
5 4 (4.26%) Cloudera
5 4 (4.26%) Splunk
6 3 (3.19%) Sage
6 3 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.13%) Hortonworks
7 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.06%) Informatica
8 1 (1.06%) Minitab
8 1 (1.06%) Optimizely
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + amazing benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Destinology Ltd
Salary: plus eligible for performance related bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Swinton
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago