Period
to 20 October 2020

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 20 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > South West
6 months to
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 163 173 220
Rank change year-on-year +10 +47 +41
Permanent jobs citing R 35 156 112
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.05% 1.63% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.74% 2.81% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 28 138 107
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £32,875
90th Percentile £64,125 £67,586 £67,787
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -

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 2,010 5,544 6,191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.04% 57.77% 60.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,682 4,472 5,186
Median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +1.12% +7.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,016 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £64,688
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing R as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing R in the South West.

Salary trend for R in the South West

R
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing R in the South West over the 6 months to 20 October 2020.

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 20 October 2020. 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
Gloucestershire +32 13 £50,000 - 1
Wiltshire +26 10 - - 1
Dorset +49 5 £55,000 -
Bristol +39 5 £41,500 -21.33% 2
Devon - 1 £55,000 -
R
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2020, 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 30 (85.71%) Python
2 18 (51.43%) Analytics
3 17 (48.57%) Data Science
4 16 (45.71%) Machine Learning
5 15 (42.86%) SQL
5 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (37.14%) Mathematics
7 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (34.29%) Scala
8 12 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (34.29%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (31.43%) Statistics
9 11 (31.43%) Hadoop
10 10 (28.57%) Teradata
10 10 (28.57%) Finance
10 10 (28.57%) Project Delivery
11 9 (25.71%) Power Platform
11 9 (25.71%) Scrum
11 9 (25.71%) Degree
11 9 (25.71%) Power BI
11 9 (25.71%) Big Data
11 9 (25.71%) Docker
11 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
12 8 (22.86%) Cucumber
12 8 (22.86%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (22.86%) Apache Hive
12 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
12 8 (22.86%) DevOps
12 8 (22.86%) Apache Spark

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 8 (22.86%) Apache Spark
2 5 (14.29%) SAS
3 1 (2.86%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Power Platform
2 5 (14.29%) AWS
3 4 (11.43%) Azure
4 2 (5.71%) SaaS
5 1 (2.86%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (31.43%) Hadoop
3 9 (25.71%) Big Data
3 9 (25.71%) Power BI
4 8 (22.86%) Apache Hive
4 8 (22.86%) Data Lake
5 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
6 3 (8.57%) QlikView
6 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
7 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (5.71%) MySQL
7 2 (5.71%) Spotfire
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.86%) Looker
8 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.86%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Cucumber
1 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) CircleCI
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Data Scientist
2 11 (31.43%) Data Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Hadoop Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Data Scientist
5 2 (5.71%) Analytics Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Data Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Data Analytics Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Database Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (2.86%) Informatica Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Principal Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) SAS Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) D3.js
1 1 (2.86%) GatsbyJS
1 1 (2.86%) GraphQL
1 1 (2.86%) PySpark
1 1 (2.86%) React
1 1 (2.86%) REST
1 1 (2.86%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (22.86%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Analytics
2 17 (48.57%) Data Science
3 16 (45.71%) Machine Learning
4 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (37.14%) Mathematics
6 12 (34.29%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (31.43%) Statistics
8 10 (28.57%) Project Delivery
9 9 (25.71%) Scrum
10 8 (22.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (22.86%) Data Strategy
10 8 (22.86%) DevOps
10 8 (22.86%) ETL
10 8 (22.86%) Kanban
10 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
11 7 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
12 6 (17.14%) Data Analytics
12 6 (17.14%) Data Architecture
12 6 (17.14%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) Python
2 15 (42.86%) SQL
3 12 (34.29%) Scala
4 7 (20.00%) C
5 4 (11.43%) MATLAB
6 3 (8.57%) C++
6 3 (8.57%) Java
7 1 (2.86%) ES6
7 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.86%) Rust
7 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (5.71%) Postgraduate
5 1 (2.86%) HND
5 1 (2.86%) PhD
5 1 (2.86%) SAS Certification
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Teradata
2 8 (22.86%) Informatica
3 7 (20.00%) Tableau
4 3 (8.57%) Netezza
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle
5 2 (5.71%) SIMUL8
6 1 (2.86%) Apple
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft