Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > South West
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 172 226 263
Rank change year-on-year +54 +37 -16
Permanent jobs citing R 157 112 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.63% 1.09% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.81% 1.81% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 135 105 64
South West median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £34,750 £32,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,787 £80,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 5,580 6,194 6,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 57.76% 60.52% 60.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4,502 5,190 5,144
South West median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £41,377
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +7.55% +3.44%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,438 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% 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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Gloucestershire +13 51 £50,000 -16.67% 2
Bristol +36 47 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Wiltshire -10 39 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Somerset +8 12 £45,000 -5.26%
Dorset +13 8 £55,000 +33.33% 3
R
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 134 (85.35%) Python
2 96 (61.15%) Data Science
3 85 (54.14%) Machine Learning
4 72 (45.86%) Big Data
5 70 (44.59%) Analytical Skills
6 66 (42.04%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (36.31%) Hadoop
8 56 (35.67%) Apache Spark
9 52 (33.12%) SQL
10 51 (32.48%) Data Warehouse
10 51 (32.48%) Mathematics
11 50 (31.85%) Visualisation
12 49 (31.21%) Analytics
13 48 (30.57%) Apache Hive
14 47 (29.94%) Data Analysis
15 41 (26.11%) Scala
16 35 (22.29%) Data Lake
17 31 (19.75%) Finance
18 30 (19.11%) ETL
18 30 (19.11%) Retail
19 29 (18.47%) Degree
19 29 (18.47%) DevOps
20 27 (17.20%) Kanban
20 27 (17.20%) Scrum
21 26 (16.56%) Informatica
21 26 (16.56%) MATLAB
21 26 (16.56%) C
21 26 (16.56%) Teradata
21 26 (16.56%) Tableau
22 24 (15.29%) 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 56 (35.67%) Apache Spark
2 7 (4.46%) SAS
3 5 (3.18%) Apache
4 4 (2.55%) Jupyter
5 2 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (4.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.55%) Gephi
3 3 (1.91%) SPSS
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.28%) AWS
2 9 (5.73%) Azure
3 6 (3.82%) Power Platform
4 2 (1.27%) GitHub
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon SageMaker
5 1 (0.64%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.64%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.55%) DNS
1 4 (2.55%) Ethernet
1 4 (2.55%) HTTP
1 4 (2.55%) MPLS
1 4 (2.55%) SSL
1 4 (2.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (45.86%) Big Data
2 57 (36.31%) Hadoop
3 51 (32.48%) Data Warehouse
4 48 (30.57%) Apache Hive
5 35 (22.29%) Data Lake
6 22 (14.01%) Impala
7 17 (10.83%) DataStage
8 11 (7.01%) NoSQL
9 10 (6.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (4.46%) SQL Server
12 6 (3.82%) Power BI
13 3 (1.91%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.91%) Relational Database
14 2 (1.27%) MySQL
14 2 (1.27%) Qlik Sense
14 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 1 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
15 1 (0.64%) Looker
15 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 24 (15.29%) Git (software)
1 24 (15.29%) JIRA
2 18 (11.46%) Bitbucket
2 18 (11.46%) Bitbucket Server
2 18 (11.46%) git-flow
3 17 (10.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (9.55%) Jenkins
5 14 (8.92%) Cucumber
6 11 (7.01%) Selenium
7 6 (3.82%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.27%) PostCSS
General
1 31 (19.75%) Finance
2 30 (19.11%) Retail
3 20 (12.74%) Banking
4 3 (1.91%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.91%) Marketing
4 3 (1.91%) Military
5 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.27%) Publishing
6 1 (0.64%) Games
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (39.49%) Data Scientist
2 33 (21.02%) Data Engineer
3 20 (12.74%) Consultant
4 19 (12.10%) Analyst
4 19 (12.10%) Data Consultant
5 15 (9.55%) Data Analyst
6 14 (8.92%) Senior Data Engineer
7 13 (8.28%) Analytics Manager
7 13 (8.28%) Insight Manager
8 7 (4.46%) Developer
9 6 (3.82%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (3.82%) DevOps Automation Engineer
9 6 (3.82%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.82%) Senior Automation Engineer
9 6 (3.82%) Senior DevOps
9 6 (3.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.82%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.18%) Big Data Engineer
10 5 (3.18%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (3.18%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.01%) Elastic Stack
1 22 (14.01%) Kafka
2 9 (5.73%) Pandas
3 8 (5.10%) scikit-learn
4 6 (3.82%) NumPy
4 6 (3.82%) SailPoint
4 6 (3.82%) Velocity
5 5 (3.18%) Web Services
6 4 (2.55%) TensorFlow
7 3 (1.91%) Apache Flex
7 3 (1.91%) Apache NiFi
7 3 (1.91%) D3.js
7 3 (1.91%) ggplot2
7 3 (1.91%) Keras
7 3 (1.91%) MDX
7 3 (1.91%) PySpark
7 3 (1.91%) Theano
7 3 (1.91%) YAML
8 2 (1.27%) CSS3
8 2 (1.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 70 (44.59%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (12.10%) Analytical Mindset
3 18 (11.46%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 16 (10.19%) Algorithms
5 8 (5.10%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.18%) Contract for Difference
7 4 (2.55%) Cybercrime
7 4 (2.55%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.55%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.27%) FMCG
8 2 (1.27%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (1.27%) User Experience
9 1 (0.64%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.29%) Linux
2 6 (3.82%) Windows
3 3 (1.91%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (61.15%) Data Science
2 85 (54.14%) Machine Learning
3 66 (42.04%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (32.48%) Mathematics
5 50 (31.85%) Visualisation
6 49 (31.21%) Analytics
7 47 (29.94%) Data Analysis
8 30 (19.11%) ETL
9 29 (18.47%) DevOps
10 27 (17.20%) Kanban
10 27 (17.20%) Scrum
11 24 (15.29%) Data Visualisation
12 23 (14.65%) Cybersecurity
12 23 (14.65%) MapReduce
13 21 (13.38%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (12.74%) Decision-Making
14 20 (12.74%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (11.46%) OSINT
15 18 (11.46%) Statistics
16 17 (10.83%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 134 (85.35%) Python
2 52 (33.12%) SQL
3 41 (26.11%) Scala
4 26 (16.56%) C
4 26 (16.56%) MATLAB
5 18 (11.46%) Bash Shell
5 18 (11.46%) Perl
6 8 (5.10%) Java
7 4 (2.55%) C++
8 3 (1.91%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.27%) ES6
9 2 (1.27%) PHP
10 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (18.47%) Degree
2 16 (10.19%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.01%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.55%) PhD
5 3 (1.91%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.10%) QA
2 3 (1.91%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (14.01%) Apache Flume
2 13 (8.28%) Docker
3 6 (3.82%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.64%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 22 (14.01%) Oozie
2 6 (3.82%) Control-M
3 4 (2.55%) Kibana
4 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.27%) Puppet
5 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (16.56%) Informatica
1 26 (16.56%) Tableau
1 26 (16.56%) Teradata
2 22 (14.01%) Splunk
3 17 (10.83%) Ab Initio
4 9 (5.73%) Netezza
5 8 (5.10%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.46%) Minitab
7 5 (3.18%) Apple
8 4 (2.55%) Alteryx
8 4 (2.55%) BT
8 4 (2.55%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.91%) Oracle
9 3 (1.91%) Talend
10 1 (0.64%) Cognos
10 1 (0.64%) DataFlux
10 1 (0.64%) SIMUL8