Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > South West
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 260 288
Rank change year-on-year +45 +28 +50
Permanent jobs citing R 122 79 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.21% 0.78% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.05% 1.30% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 113 69 51
South West median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +20.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £36,500 £34,650 £26,250
90th Percentile £74,750 £77,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £61,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.67% +14.29% -7.08%

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 5,941 6,080 6,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 59.15% 59.67% 56.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4,908 5,141 5,139
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +16 38 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Wiltshire +14 38 £62,138 +3.56%
Gloucestershire +29 22 £60,000 - 2
Somerset +29 14 £42,500 -30.61% 1
Devon -4 6 £36,500 -41.60% 2
Dorset -8 4 £41,250 +37.50% 3
R
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 100 (81.97%) Python
2 80 (65.57%) Analytics
3 74 (60.66%) Data Science
4 66 (54.10%) Machine Learning
5 48 (39.34%) SQL
6 47 (38.52%) Statistics
7 41 (33.61%) Degree
7 41 (33.61%) Algorithms
8 40 (32.79%) Visualisation
9 39 (31.97%) Mathematics
9 39 (31.97%) SAS
10 37 (30.33%) Analytical Skills
11 34 (27.87%) Apache Spark
12 32 (26.23%) Business Intelligence
13 29 (23.77%) Line Management
13 29 (23.77%) Tableau
14 28 (22.95%) Hadoop
15 26 (21.31%) Linear Programming
15 26 (21.31%) Stakeholder Management
15 26 (21.31%) Data Analysis
16 25 (20.49%) Scala
16 25 (20.49%) Data Governance
17 24 (19.67%) Big Data
18 23 (18.85%) Data Analytics
19 20 (16.39%) Artificial Intelligence
19 20 (16.39%) Finance
20 19 (15.57%) Data Warehouse
20 19 (15.57%) Applied Mathematics
20 19 (15.57%) Power BI
20 19 (15.57%) Data Visualisation

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 39 (31.97%) SAS
2 34 (27.87%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.64%) CMS
5 1 (0.82%) Apache
5 1 (0.82%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 16 (13.11%) SPSS
2 8 (6.56%) Chatbot
3 2 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.64%) InDesign
3 2 (1.64%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.92%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.64%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.95%) Hadoop
2 24 (19.67%) Big Data
3 19 (15.57%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (15.57%) Power BI
4 18 (14.75%) Apache Hive
5 14 (11.48%) Data Lake
5 14 (11.48%) DataStage
6 13 (10.66%) QlikView
7 11 (9.02%) Spotfire
8 10 (8.20%) SQL Server
9 6 (4.92%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (2.46%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (2.46%) Data Mining
11 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.82%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.82%) ERwin
2 1 (0.82%) Maven
2 1 (0.82%) Subversion
2 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.82%) XMLSpy
General
1 20 (16.39%) Finance
2 15 (12.30%) Retail
3 7 (5.74%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.74%) Marketing
4 2 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (49.18%) Data Scientist
2 23 (18.85%) Senior Data Scientist
3 18 (14.75%) Consultant
4 16 (13.11%) Data Consultant
5 14 (11.48%) Data Engineer
6 13 (10.66%) Senior Consultant
7 12 (9.84%) Analyst
8 11 (9.02%) Analytics Consultant
8 11 (9.02%) Data Analytics Consultant
8 11 (9.02%) Developer
8 11 (9.02%) Senior Data Analytics Consultant
9 8 (6.56%) SQL Developer
10 7 (5.74%) Big Data Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) Informatica Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) Senior Data Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) SQL Analyst
11 6 (4.92%) Analyst Developer
11 6 (4.92%) Developer Analyst
12 5 (4.10%) Data Analyst
12 5 (4.10%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.74%) CSS
1 7 (5.74%) HTML
2 5 (4.10%) MLlib
2 5 (4.10%) Natural Language Processing
2 5 (4.10%) Pandas
2 5 (4.10%) scikit-learn
3 3 (2.46%) XML
4 2 (1.64%) Ajax
5 1 (0.82%) .NET
5 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.82%) D3.js
5 1 (0.82%) ggplot2
5 1 (0.82%) JSON
5 1 (0.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (33.61%) Algorithms
2 37 (30.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.56%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (4.10%) Life Science
5 4 (3.28%) Social Media
6 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.46%) Renewable Energy
7 2 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.64%) User Experience
8 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.64%) Android
1 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (65.57%) Analytics
2 74 (60.66%) Data Science
3 66 (54.10%) Machine Learning
4 47 (38.52%) Statistics
5 40 (32.79%) Visualisation
6 39 (31.97%) Mathematics
7 32 (26.23%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (23.77%) Line Management
9 26 (21.31%) Data Analysis
9 26 (21.31%) Linear Programming
9 26 (21.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (20.49%) Data Governance
11 23 (18.85%) Data Analytics
12 20 (16.39%) Artificial Intelligence
13 19 (15.57%) Applied Mathematics
13 19 (15.57%) Data Visualisation
14 18 (14.75%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (14.75%) Data Engineering
14 18 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
15 17 (13.93%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 100 (81.97%) Python
2 48 (39.34%) SQL
3 25 (20.49%) Scala
4 6 (4.92%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.10%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.10%) Ruby
6 4 (3.28%) MATLAB
7 3 (2.46%) C#
8 2 (1.64%) C++
8 2 (1.64%) Java
8 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.82%) Julia
9 1 (0.82%) VB
9 1 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (33.61%) Degree
2 6 (4.92%) PhD
3 4 (3.28%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.82%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.84%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.46%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) HDFS
Vendors
1 29 (23.77%) Tableau
2 16 (13.11%) Informatica
3 14 (11.48%) Ab Initio
3 14 (11.48%) Netezza
3 14 (11.48%) Teradata
4 8 (6.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.64%) Adobe
5 2 (1.64%) Google
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle
6 1 (0.82%) Minitab