Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > South West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 263 267 338
Rank change year-on-year +4 +71 +8
Permanent jobs citing R 74 79 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.72% 0.72% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.19% 1.29% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 66 67 21
South West median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +33.33% +2.04%
10th Percentile £28,375 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £78,125 £85,000 £45,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -

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 6224 6130 6743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.15% 56.00% 56.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5286 5236 5821
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +4.05%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £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 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -2 32 £57,500 +31.43% 2
Devon -8 15 £70,000 +40.00%
Wiltshire +8 12 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Somerset +4 7 £60,000 -
Dorset - 4 £30,000 - 1
R
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 51 (68.92%) Python
2 47 (63.51%) SQL
3 40 (54.05%) Analytics
4 27 (36.49%) Mathematics
5 24 (32.43%) Visualisation
5 24 (32.43%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (31.08%) Statistics
7 21 (28.38%) Degree
8 20 (27.03%) Data Analysis
9 19 (25.68%) Algorithms
10 18 (24.32%) Marketing
11 16 (21.62%) Java
11 16 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (21.62%) Google Cloud Platform
11 16 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (20.27%) Tableau
13 14 (18.92%) Big Data
13 14 (18.92%) Apache Spark
13 14 (18.92%) SPSS
14 13 (17.57%) MATLAB
14 13 (17.57%) Google
14 13 (17.57%) Hadoop
15 12 (16.22%) Data Visualisation
15 12 (16.22%) Machine Learning
15 12 (16.22%) SAS
16 10 (13.51%) Electronics
16 10 (13.51%) Finance
16 10 (13.51%) PhD
16 10 (13.51%) C++
16 10 (13.51%) Scala

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 14 (18.92%) Apache Spark
2 12 (16.22%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (18.92%) SPSS
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.35%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (21.62%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.35%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) 3G
1 2 (2.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.92%) Big Data
2 13 (17.57%) Hadoop
3 8 (10.81%) Apache Hive
3 8 (10.81%) NoSQL
3 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.76%) MySQL
5 4 (5.41%) Data Mining
5 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.41%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.05%) BigQuery
6 3 (4.05%) FileMaker
6 3 (4.05%) Geospatial Data
6 3 (4.05%) GIS
6 3 (4.05%) Impala
6 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.70%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.35%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.35%) Gradle
1 1 (1.35%) Maven
1 1 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 18 (24.32%) Marketing
2 10 (13.51%) Electronics
2 10 (13.51%) Finance
3 9 (12.16%) Telecoms
4 7 (9.46%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.05%) Games
5 3 (4.05%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (33.78%) Data Scientist
2 16 (21.62%) Senior Data Scientist
3 11 (14.86%) Analyst
4 10 (13.51%) Analytics Manager
4 10 (13.51%) Data Analyst
4 10 (13.51%) Insight Manager
5 9 (12.16%) Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 7 (9.46%) Data Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Data Manager
7 6 (8.11%) Insight Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Data Insight Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Insight Data Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Big Data Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Digital Development Manager
9 4 (5.41%) Digital Product Manager
9 4 (5.41%) Product Development Manager
9 4 (5.41%) Product Manager
9 4 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) .NET
1 4 (5.41%) D3.js
1 4 (5.41%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (4.05%) CSS
2 3 (4.05%) HTML
2 3 (4.05%) TensorFlow
2 3 (4.05%) Theano
3 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.35%) Django
3 1 (1.35%) ggplot2
3 1 (1.35%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.35%) jQuery
3 1 (1.35%) JSP
3 1 (1.35%) Laravel
3 1 (1.35%) MDX
3 1 (1.35%) OpenCL
3 1 (1.35%) OpenCV
3 1 (1.35%) Spring
3 1 (1.35%) Web Services
3 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.68%) Algorithms
2 16 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (12.16%) Mobile App
4 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.41%) User Experience
6 3 (4.05%) Blog
6 3 (4.05%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.70%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.35%) Clustering
8 1 (1.35%) CUDA
8 1 (1.35%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.05%) Linux
2 1 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.05%) Analytics
2 27 (36.49%) Mathematics
3 24 (32.43%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (32.43%) Visualisation
4 23 (31.08%) Statistics
5 20 (27.03%) Data Analysis
6 12 (16.22%) Data Visualisation
6 12 (16.22%) Machine Learning
7 9 (12.16%) Data Analytics
7 9 (12.16%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (12.16%) ETL
8 8 (10.81%) Data Integration
8 8 (10.81%) Statistical Modelling
8 8 (10.81%) Web Development
9 7 (9.46%) Actionable Insight
9 7 (9.46%) Data Management
9 7 (9.46%) Predictive Modelling
9 7 (9.46%) Programme Management
10 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (8.11%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 51 (68.92%) Python
2 47 (63.51%) SQL
3 16 (21.62%) Java
4 13 (17.57%) MATLAB
5 10 (13.51%) C++
5 10 (13.51%) Scala
6 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.05%) C
7 3 (4.05%) C#
7 3 (4.05%) PHP
7 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.35%) Fortran
8 1 (1.35%) Go
8 1 (1.35%) Lisp
8 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (28.38%) Degree
2 10 (13.51%) PhD
3 8 (10.81%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (5.41%) HND
4 4 (5.41%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.35%) APMP
5 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 15 (20.27%) Tableau
2 13 (17.57%) Google
3 7 (9.46%) SAP
4 3 (4.05%) Minitab
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle
5 2 (2.70%) Adobe
5 2 (2.70%) Informatica
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.35%) Capita
6 1 (1.35%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.35%) IDERA
6 1 (1.35%) Talend