Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > South West
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 250 278 319
Rank change year-on-year +28 +41 +10
Permanent jobs citing R 75 57 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.75% 0.54% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 0.96% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 69 47 33
South West median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £27,200
90th Percentile £80,000 £66,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +15.00%

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 5,914 5,959 6,414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.94% 56.36% 56.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5,003 5,039 5,580
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +5.19% +4.05%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +18 28 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Wiltshire +10 19 £50,000 - 2
Devon -8 12 £67,500 +35.00% 2
Gloucestershire +34 7 £60,000 +118.18%
Somerset - 5 £62,500 - 1
Dorset -23 2 £45,000 +50.00%
R
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 59 (78.67%) Python
2 44 (58.67%) SQL
3 40 (53.33%) Analytics
4 24 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (32.00%) Statistics
5 22 (29.33%) Mathematics
6 21 (28.00%) Java
6 21 (28.00%) Algorithms
6 21 (28.00%) Machine Learning
7 19 (25.33%) Degree
8 17 (22.67%) Big Data
8 17 (22.67%) Visualisation
8 17 (22.67%) PhD
8 17 (22.67%) SAS
9 16 (21.33%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (21.33%) Data Analysis
9 16 (21.33%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (20.00%) NoSQL
11 14 (18.67%) Scala
11 14 (18.67%) Tableau
11 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (18.67%) C++
12 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (17.33%) Apache Spark
13 12 (16.00%) Hadoop
14 11 (14.67%) ETL
15 10 (13.33%) Finance
15 10 (13.33%) Google
15 10 (13.33%) Data Integration
15 10 (13.33%) Statistical Modelling

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 17 (22.67%) SAS
2 13 (17.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) SPSS
2 2 (2.67%) Chatbot
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.33%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (4.00%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (2.67%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (1.33%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) Internet
1 6 (8.00%) Wireless
2 2 (2.67%) 3G
3 1 (1.33%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.33%) 802.11
3 1 (1.33%) 802.15
3 1 (1.33%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.33%) MQTT
3 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.67%) Big Data
2 15 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 12 (16.00%) Hadoop
4 5 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (6.67%) Data Mining
4 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.33%) Apache Hive
5 4 (5.33%) MySQL
5 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.67%) HDInsight
7 2 (2.67%) Mahout
7 2 (2.67%) OLAP
7 2 (2.67%) PowerPivot
7 2 (2.67%) QlikView
7 2 (2.67%) Spotfire
7 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.33%) Gradle
2 1 (1.33%) Maven
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Retail
3 4 (5.33%) Marketing
4 2 (2.67%) Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.67%) Games
5 1 (1.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (40.00%) Data Scientist
2 18 (24.00%) Senior Data Scientist
3 12 (16.00%) Analyst
4 9 (12.00%) Insight Analyst
5 8 (10.67%) Data Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Developer
5 8 (10.67%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Software Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Consultant
7 6 (8.00%) Data Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Embedded Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Senior Insight Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Analytics Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) Data Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) .NET
1 4 (5.33%) Keras
1 4 (5.33%) NumPy
1 4 (5.33%) SciPy
1 4 (5.33%) TensorFlow
1 4 (5.33%) Theano
2 3 (4.00%) Kafka
3 2 (2.67%) GraphX
3 2 (2.67%) MDX
3 2 (2.67%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (2.67%) REST
4 1 (1.33%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.33%) CSS
4 1 (1.33%) Django
4 1 (1.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.33%) HTML
4 1 (1.33%) jQuery
4 1 (1.33%) JSP
4 1 (1.33%) Spring
4 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (28.00%) Algorithms
3 9 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.00%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.33%) Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) CUDA
5 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) Unix
3 1 (1.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (53.33%) Analytics
2 24 (32.00%) Statistics
3 22 (29.33%) Mathematics
4 21 (28.00%) Machine Learning
5 17 (22.67%) Visualisation
6 16 (21.33%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (21.33%) Data Analysis
7 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (14.67%) ETL
9 10 (13.33%) Data Analytics
9 10 (13.33%) Data Integration
9 10 (13.33%) Statistical Modelling
10 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
11 8 (10.67%) Data Management
11 8 (10.67%) Data Visualisation
11 8 (10.67%) Neural Network
12 7 (9.33%) Predictive Modelling
12 7 (9.33%) Statistical Analysis
13 6 (8.00%) Predictive Analytics
13 6 (8.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (78.67%) Python
2 44 (58.67%) SQL
3 21 (28.00%) Java
4 14 (18.67%) C++
4 14 (18.67%) Scala
5 9 (12.00%) C
6 5 (6.67%) MATLAB
7 3 (4.00%) C#
7 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.33%) Clojure
8 1 (1.33%) ClojureScript
8 1 (1.33%) Fortran
8 1 (1.33%) Go
8 1 (1.33%) Lisp
8 1 (1.33%) PHP
8 1 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (25.33%) Degree
2 17 (22.67%) PhD
3 6 (8.00%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (4.00%) HND
5 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.33%) APMP
6 1 (1.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.33%) Docker
1 1 (1.33%) HDFS
Vendors
1 14 (18.67%) Tableau
2 10 (13.33%) Google
3 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.33%) Hortonworks
5 2 (2.67%) IBM
5 2 (2.67%) IDERA
5 2 (2.67%) Talend
5 2 (2.67%) Teradata
6 1 (1.33%) Birst
6 1 (1.33%) Capita
6 1 (1.33%) Informatica
6 1 (1.33%) Minitab
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle