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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 27 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 89 72 52
Rank change year-on-year -17 -20 +17
Permanent jobs citing R 7 7 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.77% 1.31% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.29% 1.70% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
10th Percentile £27,550 £24,200 -
25th Percentile £29,875 £27,500 -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £32,500 -
Median % change year-on-year +15.38% - -
75th Percentile £48,125 £33,750 -
90th Percentile £52,250 - -
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38% +13.04%

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 543 412 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 59.60% 76.87% 62.32%
Number of salaries quoted 159 221 105
10th Percentile £28,950 £27,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £56,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £78,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for R in Northern Ireland

R
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing R in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for R in Northern Ireland

R
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing R in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

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 27 June 2022. 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
Jobs
County Antrim -23 5 £37,500 +15.38% 3
R
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2022, 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 7 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Machine Learning
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Core
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (28.57%) Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Rust
5 2 (28.57%) scikit-learn
5 2 (28.57%) Data Science
5 2 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (28.57%) Go
5 2 (28.57%) Big Data

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 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Azure
2 1 (14.29%) AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Azure AKS
2 1 (14.29%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Pipelines
2 1 (14.29%) GCP
2 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (14.29%) Power BI
3 1 (14.29%) Tableau
General
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Data Scientist
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Scientist
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Marketing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Core
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
1 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (28.57%) scikit-learn
3 1 (14.29%) Keras
3 1 (14.29%) NumPy
3 1 (14.29%) Pandas
3 1 (14.29%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Legacy Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Machine Learning
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Data Science
4 1 (14.29%) Agile
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Go
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Rust
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Google