Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 56 51
Rank change year-on-year -9 -5 -
Permanent jobs citing R 8 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.34% 0.76% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.14% 1.13% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 5
Northern Ireland median annual salary £32,000 £45,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.89% +100.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £37,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £71,000 £52,500 £37,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 373 266 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 62.58% 67.00% 68.18%
Number of salaries quoted 250 203 185
Northern Ireland median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,675 £26,000 £23,400
90th Percentile £70,000 £64,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing R as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for R in Northern Ireland

R
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for R in Northern Ireland

R
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing R in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Salary histogram for R in Northern Ireland

R
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 22 August 2019. 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
County Antrim -5 8 £32,000 -28.89%
R
UK

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for R.

1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Data Science
4 4 (50.00%) AWS
5 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) JIRA
5 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
5 3 (37.50%) PhD
5 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (37.50%) Issue Tracking
5 3 (37.50%) Analytics
6 2 (25.00%) Alteryx
6 2 (25.00%) Tableau
6 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
6 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
6 2 (25.00%) Power BI
6 2 (25.00%) Coaching
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (25.00%) Power Platform
6 2 (25.00%) Text Mining
6 2 (25.00%) Information Management
6 2 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (25.00%) General Ledger
6 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
6 2 (25.00%) ETL

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (25.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) AWS
2 2 (25.00%) Power Platform
3 1 (12.50%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (25.00%) Power BI
1 2 (25.00%) Text Mining
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) General Ledger
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Data Scientist
3 2 (25.00%) Forensic Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Data Scientist
4 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Angular 2
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Data Science
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Issue Tracking
3 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Forensic Accounting
4 2 (25.00%) Information Management
4 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (25.00%) Quantitative Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Alteryx
1 2 (25.00%) Tableau