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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
England / South West
Rank 216 226 240
Rank change year-on-year +10 +14  
Permanent jobs citing R 24 30 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.47% 0.51% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 0.93% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 12
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £50,000
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 the South West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3036 3232 3274
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 59.68% 55.28% 55.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2573 2756 2851
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon -5 10 £45,000 -14.28%
Dorset +32 5 £30,000 +20.00%
Bristol +1 4 £42,500 -5.55%
Somerset -9 2 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Wiltshire - 2 £43,000 - 1
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 South West region with a requirement for R.

1 26 (52.00%) MATLAB
1 26 (52.00%) Analytics
2 25 (50.00%) Python
2 25 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 24 (48.00%) Degree
4 21 (42.00%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (40.00%) Statistics
6 19 (38.00%) Algorithms
7 18 (36.00%) SAS
7 18 (36.00%) SQL
8 13 (26.00%) Java
8 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (24.00%) Statistical Analysis
10 11 (22.00%) Logistics
10 11 (22.00%) Operations Research
10 11 (22.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (22.00%) Mathematical Modelling
11 10 (20.00%) Data Analysis
11 10 (20.00%) Scrum
12 9 (18.00%) SPSS
12 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
12 9 (18.00%) C++
12 9 (18.00%) Hadoop
13 8 (16.00%) QA
13 8 (16.00%) HTML
13 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
13 8 (16.00%) CSS
13 8 (16.00%) Apache Spark
14 7 (14.00%) Machine Learning
14 7 (14.00%) Data Analytics

R
Top Related 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 18 (36.00%) SAS
2 8 (16.00%) Apache Spark
3 4 (8.00%) Apache Pig
3 4 (8.00%) Jupyter
4 2 (4.00%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) SPSS
2 1 (2.00%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.00%) GitHub
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) MQTT
1 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) Hadoop
2 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.00%) Big Data
4 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.00%) Data Mining
5 4 (8.00%) FileMaker
5 4 (8.00%) MySQL
5 4 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (6.00%) Apache Hive
7 2 (4.00%) Base SAS
7 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.00%) DB2
7 2 (4.00%) Spotfire
8 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.00%) Pentaho
8 1 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) JIRA
2 2 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.00%) Android Studio
3 1 (2.00%) Calabash
3 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) RStudio
3 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.00%) Xcode
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Electronics
3 3 (6.00%) Games
3 3 (6.00%) Marketing
3 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.00%) Data Scientist
3 8 (16.00%) Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Programmer
5 5 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Data Quality Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Database Developer
6 4 (8.00%) QA Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Computer Science Graduate
7 3 (6.00%) Developer in Test
7 3 (6.00%) Graduate
7 3 (6.00%) IT Graduate
7 3 (6.00%) Machine Learning Specialist
7 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (6.00%) Trainee
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) CSS
1 8 (16.00%) HTML
2 5 (10.00%) Web Services
3 4 (8.00%) Pandas
4 3 (6.00%) MLlib
4 3 (6.00%) scikit-learn
4 3 (6.00%) TensorFlow
4 3 (6.00%) Theano
5 2 (4.00%) Node.js
6 1 (2.00%) .NET
6 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.00%) Express
6 1 (2.00%) Java EE
6 1 (2.00%) Kafka
6 1 (2.00%) MEAN Stack
6 1 (2.00%) REST
6 1 (2.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (42.00%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (38.00%) Algorithms
3 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (12.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) Analytics
2 25 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 20 (40.00%) Statistics
4 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (24.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 11 (22.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (22.00%) Logistics
6 11 (22.00%) Mathematical Modelling
6 11 (22.00%) Operations Research
7 10 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 10 (20.00%) Scrum
8 7 (14.00%) Data Analytics
8 7 (14.00%) Machine Learning
9 4 (8.00%) Automated Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (8.00%) Physics
9 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.00%) Workflow
10 3 (6.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (52.00%) MATLAB
2 25 (50.00%) Python
3 18 (36.00%) SQL
4 13 (26.00%) Java
5 9 (18.00%) C++
5 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (14.00%) PHP
7 6 (12.00%) C#
8 5 (10.00%) Scala
9 4 (8.00%) C
9 4 (8.00%) Ruby
10 3 (6.00%) Objective-C
11 1 (2.00%) SAS Macro
11 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (48.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) PhD
3 2 (4.00%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) Apple
3 3 (6.00%) Intel
3 3 (6.00%) SAP
4 2 (4.00%) EXASOL
4 2 (4.00%) Informatica
4 2 (4.00%) Jaspersoft
4 2 (4.00%) Netezza
4 2 (4.00%) Sybase
4 2 (4.00%) Talend
4 2 (4.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.00%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.00%) Teradata
5 1 (2.00%) Xamarin
Wiltshire
Churchill Frank
Posted: 16 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago