Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > North West
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 273 284
Rank change year-on-year +30 +11 +28
Permanent jobs citing R 111 94 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.93% 0.73% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.72% 1.28% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 102 83 67
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% -
10th Percentile £32,300 £27,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £66,250
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 6,469 7,321 6,482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 54.44% 56.49% 54.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5,459 6,162 5,596
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,375
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +26 88 £51,000 -7.27% 4
Cheshire +5 17 £47,500 -13.64% 2
Merseyside - 3 £50,000 -
Lancashire +9 2 - -
R
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 97 (87.39%) Python
2 64 (57.66%) Data Science
3 63 (56.76%) SQL
4 56 (50.45%) Machine Learning
5 51 (45.95%) Analytics
6 39 (35.14%) Mathematics
7 33 (29.73%) Mentoring
8 28 (25.23%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (25.23%) Degree
9 27 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (23.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (23.42%) Statistics
10 26 (23.42%) Predictive Modelling
11 25 (22.52%) PhD
12 24 (21.62%) JavaScript
12 24 (21.62%) Data Analysis
13 23 (20.72%) Java
13 23 (20.72%) Hadoop
13 23 (20.72%) Data Analytics
14 22 (19.82%) Big Data
14 22 (19.82%) Visualisation
14 22 (19.82%) Scala
14 22 (19.82%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (18.92%) SAS
16 20 (18.02%) Amazon AWS
16 20 (18.02%) Computer Science
16 20 (18.02%) Apache Spark
16 20 (18.02%) Algorithms
16 20 (18.02%) AngularJS
17 19 (17.12%) Coaching

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 21 (18.92%) SAS
2 20 (18.02%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.80%) Apache
3 2 (1.80%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.90%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (11.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (9.01%) SPSS
3 5 (4.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.02%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.31%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.70%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.80%) Serverless
6 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.90%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.90%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.90%) Amazon SageMaker
6 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.72%) Hadoop
2 22 (19.82%) Big Data
3 16 (14.41%) MySQL
4 15 (13.51%) SQL Server
5 8 (7.21%) Data Mining
5 8 (7.21%) Power BI
6 7 (6.31%) MongoDB
6 7 (6.31%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.41%) NoSQL
7 6 (5.41%) QlikView
8 5 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.70%) MS Access
10 3 (2.70%) Pentaho
11 2 (1.80%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (3.60%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.90%) Moq
3 1 (0.90%) NUnit
3 1 (0.90%) RStudio
3 1 (0.90%) Subversion
General
1 13 (11.71%) Finance
1 13 (11.71%) Marketing
2 12 (10.81%) Retail
3 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.80%) Electronics
4 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (49.55%) Data Scientist
2 15 (13.51%) Analyst
3 13 (11.71%) Senior Data Scientist
4 12 (10.81%) Software Engineer
5 10 (9.01%) Java Engineer
5 10 (9.01%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (5.41%) Data Analyst
6 6 (5.41%) Data Manager
6 6 (5.41%) Developer
6 6 (5.41%) Insight Analyst
7 5 (4.50%) Analytics Manager
7 5 (4.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 4 (3.60%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (2.70%) Consultant
9 3 (2.70%) Insight Manager
9 3 (2.70%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 3 (2.70%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.02%) AngularJS
2 17 (15.32%) React
3 14 (12.61%) J2EE
3 14 (12.61%) Java EE
3 14 (12.61%) Spring
3 14 (12.61%) Spring MVC
4 8 (7.21%) Natural Language Processing
5 6 (5.41%) HTML
6 5 (4.50%) Node.js
7 4 (3.60%) .NET
7 4 (3.60%) CSS
7 4 (3.60%) TensorFlow
8 3 (2.70%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.70%) HTML5
8 3 (2.70%) REST
8 3 (2.70%) Web Services
9 2 (1.80%) Django
9 2 (1.80%) jQuery
9 2 (1.80%) Kafka
9 2 (1.80%) Keras
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.23%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (18.02%) Algorithms
2 20 (18.02%) Computer Science
3 14 (12.61%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (9.91%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.80%) Fintech
6 1 (0.90%) Derivative
6 1 (0.90%) FMCG
6 1 (0.90%) Marketing Technology
6 1 (0.90%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.90%) Smart City
6 1 (0.90%) Social Media
6 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (0.90%) Android
2 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (57.66%) Data Science
2 56 (50.45%) Machine Learning
3 51 (45.95%) Analytics
4 39 (35.14%) Mathematics
5 33 (29.73%) Mentoring
6 27 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (23.42%) Predictive Modelling
7 26 (23.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (23.42%) Statistics
8 24 (21.62%) Data Analysis
9 23 (20.72%) Data Analytics
10 22 (19.82%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (19.82%) Visualisation
11 19 (17.12%) Coaching
11 19 (17.12%) Scrum
12 17 (15.32%) Data Visualisation
12 17 (15.32%) Statistical Analysis
13 15 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (13.51%) Kanban
13 15 (13.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 97 (87.39%) Python
2 63 (56.76%) SQL
3 24 (21.62%) JavaScript
4 23 (20.72%) Java
5 22 (19.82%) Scala
6 15 (13.51%) PHP
7 10 (9.01%) MATLAB
8 9 (8.11%) C
8 9 (8.11%) C++
8 9 (8.11%) HiveQL
9 7 (6.31%) T-SQL
10 5 (4.50%) Java 8
11 4 (3.60%) VBA
12 3 (2.70%) C#
13 2 (1.80%) VB
14 1 (0.90%) ABAP
14 1 (0.90%) Perl
14 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.90%) Ruby
14 1 (0.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (25.23%) Degree
2 25 (22.52%) PhD
3 13 (11.71%) Numerate Degree
4 9 (8.11%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.90%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 10 (9.01%) HDFS
2 1 (0.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.90%) Oozie
Vendors
1 15 (13.51%) Oracle
2 11 (9.91%) Tableau
3 10 (9.01%) Google
4 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.70%) SAP
6 1 (0.90%) Cognos
6 1 (0.90%) Mapinfo
6 1 (0.90%) Minitab
6 1 (0.90%) Netezza
6 1 (0.90%) Progress
6 1 (0.90%) Splunk
6 1 (0.90%) Teradata