Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > North West
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 270 272 318
Rank change year-on-year +2 +46 +36
Permanent jobs citing R 92 87 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.72% 0.70% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.25% 1.21% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 77 79 17
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -16.67% +33.33%
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,500 £20,600
90th Percentile £84,500 £68,750 £92,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +9.52%

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 7,351 7,190 6,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 57.31% 58.04% 50.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6,115 6,214 5,185
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 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +14 63 £50,000 - 8
Cheshire -39 21 £55,000 +61.76% 3
Merseyside +19 4 £52,500 -4.55% 1
R
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 75 (81.52%) Python
2 63 (68.48%) SQL
3 55 (59.78%) Machine Learning
4 46 (50.00%) Analytics
5 40 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (43.48%) Data Science
6 34 (36.96%) SAS
6 34 (36.96%) Mathematics
7 28 (30.43%) Finance
8 26 (28.26%) Hadoop
9 25 (27.17%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (26.09%) Statistical Modelling
11 23 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 21 (22.83%) Degree
13 20 (21.74%) Apache Spark
14 19 (20.65%) Scala
14 19 (20.65%) SQL Server
15 18 (19.57%) Statistics
15 18 (19.57%) Big Data
16 17 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (18.48%) Data Modelling
17 16 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
17 16 (17.39%) Data Analysis
17 16 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
18 15 (16.30%) Data Mining
19 14 (15.22%) Predictive Analytics
19 14 (15.22%) MongoDB
20 13 (14.13%) Algorithms
20 13 (14.13%) Computer Science
21 12 (13.04%) SPSS

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 34 (36.96%) SAS
2 20 (21.74%) Apache Spark
3 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.26%) Jupyter
5 2 (2.17%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 16 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (13.04%) SPSS
3 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (3.26%) Chatbot
6 1 (1.09%) Simulink
6 1 (1.09%) S-PLUS
6 1 (1.09%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 2 (2.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.43%) Amazon S3
4 4 (4.35%) npm
5 3 (3.26%) GitHub
6 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.09%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 1 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) SSL
2 2 (2.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (28.26%) Hadoop
2 19 (20.65%) SQL Server
3 18 (19.57%) Big Data
4 15 (16.30%) Data Mining
5 14 (15.22%) MongoDB
6 10 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (9.78%) NoSQL
7 9 (9.78%) Power BI
8 7 (7.61%) MySQL
8 7 (7.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (4.35%) Apache Hive
11 4 (4.35%) HBase
11 4 (4.35%) OLAP
11 4 (4.35%) QlikView
11 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (3.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (30.43%) Finance
2 10 (10.87%) Banking
2 10 (10.87%) Retail
3 6 (6.52%) Marketing
4 3 (3.26%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Law
5 2 (2.17%) Games
6 1 (1.09%) Automotive
6 1 (1.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (29.35%) Data Scientist
2 24 (26.09%) Analyst
3 12 (13.04%) Data Analyst
4 8 (8.70%) Developer
4 8 (8.70%) Senior Data Scientist
5 7 (7.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Data Modeller
6 6 (6.52%) Head of Data Science
7 5 (5.43%) SQL Developer
7 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Analytics Manager
8 4 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Principal Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Principal Software Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Research Scientist
8 4 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) SQL BI Developer
8 4 (4.35%) SQL Server BI Developer
9 3 (3.26%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.52%) .NET
1 6 (6.52%) CSS
1 6 (6.52%) HTML
2 4 (4.35%) React
2 4 (4.35%) Redux
2 4 (4.35%) RESTful
2 4 (4.35%) Sass
3 3 (3.26%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (3.26%) REST
3 3 (3.26%) scikit-learn
4 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.17%) TensorFlow
4 2 (2.17%) XHTML
4 2 (2.17%) XML
5 1 (1.09%) COM
5 1 (1.09%) MDX
5 1 (1.09%) NumPy
5 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.13%) Algorithms
2 13 (14.13%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.35%) Xbox
5 3 (3.26%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (3.26%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.17%) Fintech
6 2 (2.17%) User Experience
7 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.09%) Online Games
7 1 (1.09%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.17%) Linux
1 2 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (59.78%) Machine Learning
2 46 (50.00%) Analytics
3 40 (43.48%) Data Science
4 34 (36.96%) Mathematics
5 25 (27.17%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (26.09%) Statistical Modelling
7 18 (19.57%) Statistics
8 17 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (18.48%) Data Modelling
9 16 (17.39%) Data Analysis
10 14 (15.22%) Predictive Analytics
11 12 (13.04%) Data Analytics
11 12 (13.04%) Predictive Modelling
12 10 (10.87%) ETL
13 9 (9.78%) Data Governance
13 9 (9.78%) Mentoring
13 9 (9.78%) Open Source
14 8 (8.70%) Data Management
14 8 (8.70%) Scrum
14 8 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (81.52%) Python
2 63 (68.48%) SQL
3 19 (20.65%) Scala
4 11 (11.96%) C#
4 11 (11.96%) Java
5 6 (6.52%) C++
5 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.52%) MATLAB
5 6 (6.52%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.26%) HiveQL
7 2 (2.17%) PHP
7 2 (2.17%) Ruby
7 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.17%) VB
7 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.17%) VBA
8 1 (1.09%) Lua
Qualifications
1 21 (22.83%) Degree
2 12 (13.04%) PhD
3 6 (6.52%) SAS Certification
4 5 (5.43%) Master's Degree
5 3 (3.26%) MCP
5 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.26%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) Docker
2 3 (3.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.35%) Puppet
2 3 (3.26%) Oozie
3 2 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 23 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.96%) Tableau
3 5 (5.43%) Oracle
4 4 (4.35%) Cloudera
4 4 (4.35%) Cognos
5 3 (3.26%) SAP
5 3 (3.26%) Talend
6 2 (2.17%) Informatica
6 2 (2.17%) ParAccel
6 2 (2.17%) Teradata
6 2 (2.17%) Vertica
7 1 (1.09%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.09%) Apple
7 1 (1.09%) Google
7 1 (1.09%) IBM
7 1 (1.09%) Splunk