Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs citing R 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.28% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.75% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 - -
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -4.55%

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 343 303 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 73.45% 65.30% 48.63%
Number of salaries quoted 258 180 121
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £26,250 £19,725 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £50,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,039 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +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 12 November 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
County Antrim - 6 £42,500 - 5
R
UK

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for R.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) PhD
3 3 (50.00%) C
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Big Data
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (33.33%) Deep Learning
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (33.33%) Pandas
4 2 (33.33%) Google
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Spark
4 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (33.33%) scikit-learn
4 2 (33.33%) TensorFlow
4 2 (33.33%) Lambda Expressions
4 2 (33.33%) Decision Tree
4 2 (33.33%) Mathematical Modelling
4 2 (33.33%) Data Science
4 2 (33.33%) Decision-Making
4 2 (33.33%) Data Development
4 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
4 2 (33.33%) Neural Network
4 2 (33.33%) Apache

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 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (16.67%) Power BI
General
1 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Data Scientist
1 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Data Scientist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Scientist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Lambda Expressions
1 2 (33.33%) Pandas
1 2 (33.33%) scikit-learn
1 2 (33.33%) TensorFlow
2 1 (16.67%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Data Development
2 2 (33.33%) Data Science
2 2 (33.33%) Decision Tree
2 2 (33.33%) Decision-Making
2 2 (33.33%) Deep Learning
2 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematical Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) Monte Carlo Method
2 2 (33.33%) Neural Network
2 2 (33.33%) Physics
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) C
3 3 (50.00%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) PhD
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau