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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 168 232
Rank change year-on-year -47 +64  
Permanent jobs citing R 29 69 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.55% 1.33% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.87% 2.34% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 23 56 16
Median salary £60,000 £54,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +44.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £43,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  

R is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3318 2947 3413
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 62.52% 56.97% 56.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2828 2536 2939
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing R as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -22 15 £62,500 +38.88% 4
Dorset - 4 £30,000 - 1
Somerset -3 3 £39,500 -34.16%
Devon -18 3 £44,000 -37.14%
Wiltshire +5 2 £40,750 -9.44% 1
R
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 28 (52.83%) Analytics
2 27 (50.94%) SQL
3 26 (49.06%) Python
4 19 (35.85%) Data Analysis
5 17 (32.08%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (32.08%) MATLAB
6 16 (30.19%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (28.30%) Electronics
7 15 (28.30%) Mathematics
8 14 (26.42%) Degree
9 13 (24.53%) Statistics
10 12 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (20.75%) Google
11 11 (20.75%) Marketing
11 11 (20.75%) CSS
11 11 (20.75%) HTML
11 11 (20.75%) Google Cloud Platform
12 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
12 10 (18.87%) SAS
12 10 (18.87%) Finance
13 9 (16.98%) Visualisation
13 9 (16.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (16.98%) Scala
13 9 (16.98%) Algorithms
13 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
14 8 (15.09%) Data Analytics
14 8 (15.09%) Statistical Analysis
14 8 (15.09%) Telecoms
14 8 (15.09%) FileMaker
14 8 (15.09%) JavaScript

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 10 (18.87%) SAS
2 3 (5.66%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) SPSS
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.89%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 7 (13.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (20.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.89%) GitHub
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
3 8 (15.09%) FileMaker
3 8 (15.09%) MySQL
4 3 (5.66%) Big Data
4 3 (5.66%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.77%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.89%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.89%) Power BI
6 1 (1.89%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.89%) SAS EBI
6 1 (1.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.89%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) Android Studio
2 1 (1.89%) Calabash
2 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) RStudio
2 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.89%) Toad
2 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.89%) Xcode
General
1 15 (28.30%) Electronics
2 11 (20.75%) Marketing
3 10 (18.87%) Finance
4 8 (15.09%) Telecoms
5 7 (13.21%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.77%) Games
6 2 (3.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Analytics Manager
2 12 (22.64%) Insight Manager
3 11 (20.75%) Developer
4 9 (16.98%) Data Manager
5 8 (15.09%) Data Scientist
5 8 (15.09%) Database Developer
6 7 (13.21%) Data Analytics Manager
7 6 (11.32%) Analyst
7 6 (11.32%) Programmer
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Data Scientist
9 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 3 (5.66%) Developer in Test
9 3 (5.66%) Insight Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Data Analysis Manager
10 2 (3.77%) Data Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) Development Manager
10 2 (3.77%) Product Development Manager
10 2 (3.77%) Product Manager
10 2 (3.77%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) CSS
1 11 (20.75%) HTML
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) D3.js
2 1 (1.89%) ggplot2
2 1 (1.89%) Kafka
2 1 (1.89%) Keras
2 1 (1.89%) Node.js
2 1 (1.89%) REST
2 1 (1.89%) Torch
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.98%) Algorithms
3 5 (9.43%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.77%) User Experience
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Analytics
2 19 (35.85%) Data Analysis
3 17 (32.08%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (28.30%) Mathematics
5 13 (24.53%) Statistics
6 9 (16.98%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (16.98%) Visualisation
7 8 (15.09%) Data Analytics
7 8 (15.09%) Statistical Analysis
8 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (13.21%) Analytics Management
8 7 (13.21%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (13.21%) Logistics
8 7 (13.21%) Mathematical Modelling
8 7 (13.21%) Operations Research
8 7 (13.21%) Programme Management
9 5 (9.43%) Actionable Insight
9 5 (9.43%) Data Visualisation
10 4 (7.55%) Statistical Modelling
10 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) SQL
2 26 (49.06%) Python
3 17 (32.08%) MATLAB
4 9 (16.98%) Scala
5 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
5 8 (15.09%) PHP
6 7 (13.21%) Java
7 5 (9.43%) C#
7 5 (9.43%) C++
8 4 (7.55%) C
8 4 (7.55%) Ruby
9 3 (5.66%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.89%) SAS Macro
10 1 (1.89%) VB
10 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Degree
2 6 (11.32%) PhD
3 1 (1.89%) HND
3 1 (1.89%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Google
2 8 (15.09%) Oracle
3 7 (13.21%) SAP
4 5 (9.43%) Tableau
5 2 (3.77%) Minitab
6 1 (1.89%) Apple
6 1 (1.89%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.89%) Teradata
6 1 (1.89%) Xamarin
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