The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for R skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited R over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 50 64 75
Rank change year-on-year +14 +11  
Permanent jobs citing R 26 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.76% 1.54% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.07% 2.21% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 26 10 1
Median salary £41,250 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.15% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

R is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 428 453 387
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 61.85% 69.69% 54.74%
Number of salaries quoted 395 410 337
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing R as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for R in Oxford

R
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for R in Oxford

R
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing R in Oxford over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for R in Oxford

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for R.

1 35 (76.09%) Python
2 31 (67.39%) C++
2 31 (67.39%) MATLAB
3 30 (65.22%) Machine Learning
4 28 (60.87%) Algorithms
5 27 (58.70%) PhD
6 24 (52.17%) Computer Science
7 21 (45.65%) SQL
8 19 (41.30%) Degree
8 19 (41.30%) Software Engineering
9 17 (36.96%) C#
10 16 (34.78%) .NET
10 16 (34.78%) PowerShell
11 13 (28.26%) Signal Processing
11 13 (28.26%) Java
12 12 (26.09%) C
13 11 (23.91%) STL
13 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (23.91%) Artificial Intelligence
13 11 (23.91%) Natural Language Processing
13 11 (23.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 11 (23.91%) Distributed Algorithms
13 11 (23.91%) OpenCV
13 11 (23.91%) GNU Octave
13 11 (23.91%) Computer Vision
14 9 (19.57%) Multithreading
15 7 (15.22%) Migration
16 6 (13.04%) Mathematics
16 6 (13.04%) Analytics
17 5 (10.87%) Big Data

R
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 (2.17%) Apache Pig
1 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Big Data
2 4 (8.70%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.17%) HBase
4 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) Spotfire
General
1 1 (2.17%) Marketing
1 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Developer
2 16 (34.78%) Research Engineer
3 11 (23.91%) Computer Engineer
3 11 (23.91%) Computer Vision Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) .NET Applications Developer
4 7 (15.22%) .NET Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Applications Developer
4 7 (15.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (15.22%) C# Application Developer
4 7 (15.22%) C# Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Java Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Data Scientist
5 6 (13.04%) Java Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Big Data Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Machine Learning Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Data Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) .NET
2 11 (23.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 11 (23.91%) Natural Language Processing
2 11 (23.91%) OpenCV
2 11 (23.91%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (60.87%) Algorithms
2 24 (52.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) Machine Learning
2 19 (41.30%) Software Engineering
3 13 (28.26%) Signal Processing
4 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (23.91%) Artificial Intelligence
4 11 (23.91%) Computer Vision
4 11 (23.91%) Distributed Algorithms
5 9 (19.57%) Multithreading
6 7 (15.22%) Migration
7 6 (13.04%) Analytics
7 6 (13.04%) Mathematics
8 4 (8.70%) Physics
9 2 (4.35%) Prototyping
9 2 (4.35%) Rapid Prototyping
9 2 (4.35%) Statistical Modelling
9 2 (4.35%) Statistics
10 1 (2.17%) Decision Tree
10 1 (2.17%) Logistic Regression
10 1 (2.17%) Operations Research
10 1 (2.17%) Random Forest
Programming Languages
1 35 (76.09%) Python
2 31 (67.39%) C++
2 31 (67.39%) MATLAB
3 21 (45.65%) SQL
4 17 (36.96%) C#
5 16 (34.78%) PowerShell
6 13 (28.26%) Java
7 12 (26.09%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (58.70%) PhD
2 19 (41.30%) Degree
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