Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > South West
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 259 254
Rank change year-on-year +44 -5 +91
Permanent jobs citing R 112 75 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.09% 0.74% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.81% 1.24% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 105 64 82
South West median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £32,750 £27,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £67,787 £80,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 6,191 6,061 6,078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.51% 60.16% 56.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5,186 5,148 5,206
South West median annual salary £44,500 £41,377 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.55% +3.44% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £64,688 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Wiltshire +21 34 £45,000 - 3
Bristol +10 33 £50,000 -16.67% 2
Gloucestershire - 25 £60,000 - 1
Somerset +32 10 £47,500 -20.83% 4
Devon +2 6 £57,500 -8.00%
Dorset -31 4 £41,250 +37.50% 1
R
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 92 (82.14%) Python
2 71 (63.39%) Analytics
3 70 (62.50%) Data Science
4 63 (56.25%) Machine Learning
5 49 (43.75%) SQL
6 44 (39.29%) Statistics
7 38 (33.93%) Algorithms
7 38 (33.93%) Visualisation
8 37 (33.04%) Degree
8 37 (33.04%) Analytical Skills
9 35 (31.25%) Mathematics
9 35 (31.25%) SAS
10 31 (27.68%) Tableau
11 30 (26.79%) Apache Spark
12 29 (25.89%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (23.21%) Hadoop
14 25 (22.32%) Big Data
14 25 (22.32%) Line Management
15 23 (20.54%) Power BI
16 22 (19.64%) Linear Programming
16 22 (19.64%) Data Analysis
17 19 (16.96%) Artificial Intelligence
17 19 (16.96%) Stakeholder Management
18 18 (16.07%) Data Visualisation
18 18 (16.07%) ETL
19 17 (15.18%) Data Warehouse
19 17 (15.18%) Data Analytics
19 17 (15.18%) Data Governance
19 17 (15.18%) Scala
20 16 (14.29%) Finance

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 35 (31.25%) SAS
2 30 (26.79%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.68%) Confluence
4 2 (1.79%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.79%) CMS
4 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.89%) Apache
5 1 (0.89%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (10.71%) SPSS
2 9 (8.04%) Chatbot
3 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.79%) InDesign
4 2 (1.79%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.61%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.79%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon SageMaker
4 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.21%) Hadoop
2 25 (22.32%) Big Data
3 23 (20.54%) Power BI
4 17 (15.18%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (13.39%) Apache Hive
5 15 (13.39%) QlikView
6 12 (10.71%) Data Lake
7 11 (9.82%) SQL Server
8 10 (8.93%) DataStage
8 10 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (7.14%) Spotfire
10 5 (4.46%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (3.57%) MySQL
12 3 (2.68%) Data Mining
12 3 (2.68%) PowerPivot
12 3 (2.68%) Qlik Sense
12 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (1.79%) Presto
13 2 (1.79%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.68%) JIRA
4 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.89%) ERwin
4 1 (0.89%) Maven
4 1 (0.89%) Subversion
4 1 (0.89%) XMLSpy
General
1 16 (14.29%) Finance
2 14 (12.50%) Retail
3 7 (6.25%) Marketing
4 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (48.21%) Data Scientist
2 19 (16.96%) Senior Data Scientist
3 15 (13.39%) Consultant
4 13 (11.61%) Analyst
5 12 (10.71%) Data Consultant
5 12 (10.71%) Data Engineer
6 9 (8.04%) Senior Consultant
7 7 (6.25%) Analytics Consultant
7 7 (6.25%) Data Analyst
7 7 (6.25%) Data Analytics Consultant
7 7 (6.25%) Senior Data Analytics Consultant
8 6 (5.36%) Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Big Data Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Informatica Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Junior
9 5 (4.46%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 5 (4.46%) Principal Consultant
9 5 (4.46%) Senior Data Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) SQL Analyst
11 3 (2.68%) Analytics Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.46%) CSS
1 5 (4.46%) HTML
1 5 (4.46%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (3.57%) MLlib
2 4 (3.57%) Pandas
2 4 (3.57%) scikit-learn
3 3 (2.68%) XML
4 2 (1.79%) .NET
4 2 (1.79%) Ajax
4 2 (1.79%) Web Services
5 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.89%) D3.js
5 1 (0.89%) ggplot2
5 1 (0.89%) JSON
5 1 (0.89%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 38 (33.93%) Algorithms
2 37 (33.04%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.82%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.57%) Social Media
6 2 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.79%) User Experience
7 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.89%) Life Science
7 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.89%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.79%) Android
1 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (63.39%) Analytics
2 70 (62.50%) Data Science
3 63 (56.25%) Machine Learning
4 44 (39.29%) Statistics
5 38 (33.93%) Visualisation
6 35 (31.25%) Mathematics
7 29 (25.89%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (22.32%) Line Management
9 22 (19.64%) Data Analysis
9 22 (19.64%) Linear Programming
10 19 (16.96%) Artificial Intelligence
10 19 (16.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (16.07%) Data Visualisation
11 18 (16.07%) ETL
12 17 (15.18%) Data Analytics
12 17 (15.18%) Data Governance
13 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (13.39%) Applied Mathematics
13 15 (13.39%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (13.39%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 92 (82.14%) Python
2 49 (43.75%) SQL
3 17 (15.18%) Scala
4 5 (4.46%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.57%) Ruby
5 4 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.68%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.79%) C++
8 1 (0.89%) C#
8 1 (0.89%) Java
8 1 (0.89%) Julia
8 1 (0.89%) VB
8 1 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (33.04%) Degree
2 6 (5.36%) PhD
3 4 (3.57%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.89%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) HDFS
Vendors
1 31 (27.68%) Tableau
2 12 (10.71%) Informatica
3 10 (8.93%) Ab Initio
3 10 (8.93%) Netezza
3 10 (8.93%) Teradata
4 5 (4.46%) Oracle
5 4 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.68%) Apple
6 3 (2.68%) TOWER Software
7 2 (1.79%) Adobe
7 2 (1.79%) Cognos
7 2 (1.79%) Google
8 1 (0.89%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.89%) Birst
8 1 (0.89%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.89%) IBM
8 1 (0.89%) Minitab
8 1 (0.89%) SAP