Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > South West
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 260 274 244
Rank change year-on-year +14 -30 +105
Permanent jobs citing R 90 66 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.83% 0.63% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.38% 1.03% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 84 53 83
South West median annual salary £54,750 £57,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.78% +6.48% +44.00%
10th Percentile £34,125 £27,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £72,850 £70,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%

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 the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,508 6,407 6,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.25% 61.14% 56.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5,488 5,459 5,357
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing R as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for R in the South West

R
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for R in the South West

R
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing R in the South West over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for R in the South West

R
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
Bristol -1 34 £51,250 -18.00% 1
Gloucestershire - 20 £60,000 - 4
Wiltshire +4 17 £43,750 +3.55%
Somerset +27 7 £54,500 -3.11%
Devon +11 7 £70,000 +56.42%
Dorset -37 3 £60,000 +100.00%
R
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 South West region with a requirement for R.

1 73 (81.11%) Python
2 51 (56.67%) Data Science
3 47 (52.22%) SQL
4 42 (46.67%) Machine Learning
5 38 (42.22%) Analytics
6 34 (37.78%) SAS
7 31 (34.44%) Big Data
8 29 (32.22%) Algorithms
8 29 (32.22%) Visualisation
9 27 (30.00%) Statistics
10 25 (27.78%) Degree
11 23 (25.56%) Mathematics
11 23 (25.56%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (23.33%) Hadoop
12 21 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (23.33%) Tableau
13 20 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
15 17 (18.89%) Statistical Modelling
15 17 (18.89%) Artificial Intelligence
15 17 (18.89%) Power BI
16 15 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
16 15 (16.67%) QlikView
17 14 (15.56%) Line Management
17 14 (15.56%) Apache Spark
18 13 (14.44%) Data Analytics
18 13 (14.44%) Neural Network
18 13 (14.44%) Data Modelling
19 12 (13.33%) SQL Server
19 12 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 34 (37.78%) SAS
2 14 (15.56%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.33%) Confluence
3 3 (3.33%) Drupal
4 2 (2.22%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.11%) Apache
5 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Chatbot
2 8 (8.89%) SPSS
3 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.22%) SaaS
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon SageMaker
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) Internet
1 3 (3.33%) Wireless
2 2 (2.22%) 3GPP
2 2 (2.22%) 802.11
2 2 (2.22%) 802.15
2 2 (2.22%) Bluetooth
2 2 (2.22%) MQTT
2 2 (2.22%) SMS
2 2 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.22%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (34.44%) Big Data
2 21 (23.33%) Hadoop
3 17 (18.89%) Power BI
4 15 (16.67%) QlikView
5 12 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 12 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (12.22%) NoSQL
7 8 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (7.78%) Relational Database
9 6 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (6.67%) MySQL
10 5 (5.56%) Data Mining
10 5 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (5.56%) Spotfire
11 4 (4.44%) MongoDB
11 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database
11 4 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (4.44%) Qlik Sense
12 3 (3.33%) Data Lake
12 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.33%) JIRA
3 3 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.11%) ERwin
4 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.11%) Maven
4 1 (1.11%) Subversion
4 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.11%) XMLSpy
General
1 6 (6.67%) Marketing
2 4 (4.44%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Retail
3 2 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (1.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (40.00%) Data Scientist
2 17 (18.89%) Senior Data Scientist
3 10 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 9 (10.00%) Analyst
5 8 (8.89%) Architect
5 8 (8.89%) Consultant
5 8 (8.89%) Developer
6 7 (7.78%) Data Consultant
7 5 (5.56%) Data Analyst
7 5 (5.56%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 4 (4.44%) Analytics Consultant
8 4 (4.44%) Data Analytics Consultant
8 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Data Analytics Consultant
9 3 (3.33%) Business Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Data Architect
9 3 (3.33%) Junior
9 3 (3.33%) Report Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.89%) .NET
2 2 (2.22%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.22%) D3.js
2 2 (2.22%) Keras
2 2 (2.22%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (2.22%) NumPy
2 2 (2.22%) REST
2 2 (2.22%) SciPy
2 2 (2.22%) TensorFlow
2 2 (2.22%) Theano
2 2 (2.22%) Web Services
3 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (1.11%) Flask
3 1 (1.11%) ggplot2
3 1 (1.11%) JSON
3 1 (1.11%) Kafka
3 1 (1.11%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.11%) SAML
3 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (32.22%) Algorithms
2 21 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.33%) Internet of Things
4 3 (3.33%) Social Media
5 1 (1.11%) ASIC
5 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.11%) SystemC
5 1 (1.11%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.44%) Unix
2 1 (1.11%) Fedora
2 1 (1.11%) Linux
2 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (56.67%) Data Science
2 42 (46.67%) Machine Learning
3 38 (42.22%) Analytics
4 29 (32.22%) Visualisation
5 27 (30.00%) Statistics
6 23 (25.56%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (25.56%) Mathematics
7 20 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (18.89%) Artificial Intelligence
8 17 (18.89%) Statistical Modelling
9 15 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
10 14 (15.56%) Line Management
11 13 (14.44%) Data Analytics
11 13 (14.44%) Data Modelling
11 13 (14.44%) Neural Network
12 12 (13.33%) Mentoring
13 11 (12.22%) Business Development
13 11 (12.22%) DevOps
13 11 (12.22%) ETL
13 11 (12.22%) Random Forest
Programming Languages
1 73 (81.11%) Python
2 47 (52.22%) SQL
3 10 (11.11%) Java
4 9 (10.00%) MATLAB
5 8 (8.89%) Scala
6 7 (7.78%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.67%) C
7 6 (6.67%) C++
7 6 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.44%) C#
8 4 (4.44%) Clojure
8 4 (4.44%) ClojureScript
8 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.44%) VB
9 2 (2.22%) Perl
10 1 (1.11%) Ruby
10 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (27.78%) Degree
2 5 (5.56%) PhD
3 4 (4.44%) Master's Degree
3 4 (4.44%) Postgraduate
3 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.11%) CEH
6 1 (1.11%) CISSP
6 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) Data Quality
1 4 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Ambari
1 1 (1.11%) Ansible
1 1 (1.11%) QRadar
Vendors
1 21 (23.33%) Tableau
2 8 (8.89%) Oracle
3 4 (4.44%) Capita
3 4 (4.44%) Cloudera
3 4 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.44%) Teradata
4 3 (3.33%) Apple
4 3 (3.33%) Dataiku
4 3 (3.33%) Hortonworks
4 3 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (3.33%) TOWER Software
5 2 (2.22%) Cognos
5 2 (2.22%) IBM
5 2 (2.22%) Informatica
6 1 (1.11%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.11%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.11%) Cadence
6 1 (1.11%) Google
6 1 (1.11%) SAP
6 1 (1.11%) Synopsys