Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > South West
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 215 249 300
Rank change year-on-year +34 +51 -2
Permanent jobs citing R 116 96 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.15% 0.90% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.98% 1.52% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 93 88 27
South West median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +22.22% -14.29%
10th Percentile £32,100 £28,725 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £62,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -4.35%

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 5,870 6,308 5,985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.03% 59.20% 58.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4,754 5,328 5,049
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 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
Bristol +17 41 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Wiltshire +1 24 £61,638 +23.28%
Somerset +17 23 £40,000 -11.11%
Gloucestershire -1 15 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Devon -6 10 £38,500 -45.00%
Dorset +8 3 £32,500 -7.14%
R
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 South West region with a requirement for R.

1 96 (82.76%) Python
2 70 (60.34%) Analytics
3 63 (54.31%) SQL
4 58 (50.00%) Data Science
5 53 (45.69%) Analytical Skills
6 49 (42.24%) Machine Learning
7 43 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (36.21%) Hadoop
9 37 (31.90%) Visualisation
9 37 (31.90%) Degree
10 36 (31.03%) Mathematics
10 36 (31.03%) Statistics
11 35 (30.17%) Tableau
12 32 (27.59%) Big Data
13 30 (25.86%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (24.14%) Algorithms
15 24 (20.69%) Retail
15 24 (20.69%) Scala
16 23 (19.83%) Data Engineering
17 21 (18.10%) Apache Spark
18 20 (17.24%) Data Analysis
19 19 (16.38%) Microsoft
20 18 (15.52%) Economics
20 18 (15.52%) Teradata
21 17 (14.66%) ETL
21 17 (14.66%) SAS
21 17 (14.66%) Data Analytics
21 17 (14.66%) Data Lake
22 16 (13.79%) Deep Learning

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 21 (18.10%) Apache Spark
2 17 (14.66%) SAS
3 3 (2.59%) Apache
3 3 (2.59%) WordPress
4 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.86%) Confluence
5 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.86%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (6.03%) SPSS
2 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.86%) Gephi
4 1 (0.86%) InVision
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.48%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (5.17%) Azure Data Factory
5 5 (4.31%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 5 (4.31%) Google Analytics
6 3 (2.59%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.86%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.86%) PaaS
7 1 (0.86%) SaaS
7 1 (0.86%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) Internet
2 1 (0.86%) AMQP
2 1 (0.86%) DNS
2 1 (0.86%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.86%) HTTP
2 1 (0.86%) MPLS
2 1 (0.86%) SSL
2 1 (0.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (36.21%) Hadoop
2 32 (27.59%) Big Data
3 28 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (14.66%) Data Lake
5 15 (12.93%) Power BI
6 14 (12.07%) Apache Hive
7 10 (8.62%) Relational Database
8 9 (7.76%) MySQL
8 9 (7.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (6.90%) NoSQL
10 7 (6.03%) BigQuery
10 7 (6.03%) DataStage
10 7 (6.03%) SQL Server
11 6 (5.17%) GIS
12 5 (4.31%) Geospatial Data
12 5 (4.31%) MongoDB
12 5 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (4.31%) QlikView
13 4 (3.45%) Spotfire
13 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.17%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.45%) JIRA
4 3 (2.59%) PostCSS
4 3 (2.59%) Selenium
5 2 (1.72%) gulp
5 2 (1.72%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.86%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.86%) GitLab
6 1 (0.86%) Grunt
6 1 (0.86%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.86%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.86%) Maven
6 1 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.86%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.86%) webpack
General
1 24 (20.69%) Retail
2 14 (12.07%) Finance
3 9 (7.76%) Banking
4 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.59%) Military
5 1 (0.86%) Marketing
5 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (35.34%) Data Scientist
2 30 (25.86%) Analyst
3 20 (17.24%) Data Engineer
4 19 (16.38%) Data Analyst
5 14 (12.07%) Senior Data Scientist
6 11 (9.48%) Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Senior Data Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (6.03%) SQL Analyst
9 6 (5.17%) Analytics Manager
9 6 (5.17%) Insight Manager
10 5 (4.31%) Analytics Consultant
10 5 (4.31%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Consultant
10 5 (4.31%) Data Analytics Analyst
10 5 (4.31%) Data Analytics Consultant
10 5 (4.31%) Data Consultant
10 5 (4.31%) Insight Analyst
11 4 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
11 4 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.90%) Natural Language Processing
1 8 (6.90%) PySpark
2 7 (6.03%) .NET
2 7 (6.03%) CSS
2 7 (6.03%) HTML
3 6 (5.17%) AngularJS
3 6 (5.17%) D3.js
4 5 (4.31%) Pandas
4 5 (4.31%) React
4 5 (4.31%) scikit-learn
5 4 (3.45%) HTML5
5 4 (3.45%) NumPy
6 3 (2.59%) Apache Flex
6 3 (2.59%) CSS3
6 3 (2.59%) Handlebars
6 3 (2.59%) RxJS
6 3 (2.59%) Twig
7 2 (1.72%) Apache NiFi
7 2 (1.72%) ggplot2
7 2 (1.72%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 53 (45.69%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (24.14%) Algorithms
3 5 (4.31%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (4.31%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.59%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.59%) Life Science
6 2 (1.72%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.86%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.86%) CUDA
7 1 (0.86%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.86%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.86%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.86%) User Experience
7 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.90%) Linux
2 4 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (60.34%) Analytics
2 58 (50.00%) Data Science
3 49 (42.24%) Machine Learning
4 43 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (31.90%) Visualisation
6 36 (31.03%) Mathematics
6 36 (31.03%) Statistics
7 30 (25.86%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (19.83%) Data Engineering
9 20 (17.24%) Data Analysis
10 18 (15.52%) Economics
11 17 (14.66%) Data Analytics
11 17 (14.66%) ETL
12 16 (13.79%) Data Visualisation
12 16 (13.79%) Deep Learning
13 15 (12.93%) Open Source
13 15 (12.93%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (12.07%) Data Transformation
15 13 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (10.34%) Linear Programming
Programming Languages
1 96 (82.76%) Python
2 63 (54.31%) SQL
3 24 (20.69%) Scala
4 16 (13.79%) MATLAB
5 12 (10.34%) Java
6 7 (6.03%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.17%) Ruby
8 5 (4.31%) C#
9 4 (3.45%) C
9 4 (3.45%) C++
9 4 (3.45%) ES6
9 4 (3.45%) PHP
10 2 (1.72%) Groovy
10 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.72%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.86%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.86%) Jython
11 1 (0.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 37 (31.90%) Degree
2 8 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.03%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.17%) PhD
5 5 (4.31%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.86%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.59%) QA
3 1 (0.86%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (9.48%) Docker
2 2 (1.72%) HDFS
3 1 (0.86%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (5.17%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.45%) Puppet
3 1 (0.86%) Kibana
3 1 (0.86%) Oozie
3 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (30.17%) Tableau
2 19 (16.38%) Microsoft
3 18 (15.52%) Teradata
4 11 (9.48%) Informatica
5 10 (8.62%) Google
5 10 (8.62%) Oracle
6 7 (6.03%) Ab Initio
7 6 (5.17%) Talend
8 5 (4.31%) Alteryx
8 5 (4.31%) Hortonworks
9 4 (3.45%) Netezza
10 2 (1.72%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.72%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.86%) Adobe
11 1 (0.86%) BT
11 1 (0.86%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 1 (0.86%) Dataiku
11 1 (0.86%) IBM
11 1 (0.86%) Splunk
11 1 (0.86%) Xamarin