Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 63 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - -
Permanent jobs citing R 15 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.40% 0.44% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.94% 0.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £85,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.00% - -
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -2.65%

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 510 308 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 81.47% 67.40% 52.12%
Number of salaries quoted 295 205 148
Northern Ireland median annual salary £41,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.41% +4.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,050 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £60,375
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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
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 21 January 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 +3 15 £42,500 -50.00% 8
R
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) Python
2 12 (80.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 8 (53.33%) Big Data
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
4 7 (46.67%) C
4 7 (46.67%) C++
5 6 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (40.00%) PhD
5 6 (40.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (40.00%) Data Mining
5 6 (40.00%) Google
5 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
5 6 (40.00%) Physics
5 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (40.00%) Monte Carlo Method
5 6 (40.00%) Neural Network
5 6 (40.00%) MATLAB
5 6 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (40.00%) Apache
5 6 (40.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (40.00%) Deep Learning
5 6 (40.00%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (40.00%) Pandas
5 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (40.00%) Machine Learning
5 6 (40.00%) Apache Spark
5 6 (40.00%) Algorithms

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 6 (40.00%) Apache
1 6 (40.00%) Apache Spark
1 6 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Big Data
2 6 (40.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (40.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (40.00%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Data Scientist
1 6 (40.00%) Junior
1 6 (40.00%) Junior Data Scientist
1 6 (40.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Senior Data Scientist
2 5 (33.33%) Java Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Python Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Lambda Expressions
1 6 (40.00%) Pandas
1 6 (40.00%) scikit-learn
1 6 (40.00%) TensorFlow
2 1 (6.67%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (40.00%) Data Development
3 6 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (40.00%) Data Science
3 6 (40.00%) Decision Tree
3 6 (40.00%) Decision-Making
3 6 (40.00%) Deep Learning
3 6 (40.00%) Machine Learning
3 6 (40.00%) Mathematical Modelling
3 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (40.00%) Monte Carlo Method
3 6 (40.00%) Neural Network
3 6 (40.00%) Physics
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) Python
3 7 (46.67%) C
3 7 (46.67%) C++
4 6 (40.00%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) MATLAB
5 2 (13.33%) VBA
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
6 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) PhD
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Google