Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > South West
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 199 227 258
Rank change year-on-year +28 +31 +23
Permanent jobs citing R 94 97 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.14% 0.97% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.97% 1.65% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 88 85 80
South West median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +22.22%
10th Percentile £24,375 £35,750 £27,450
90th Percentile £67,500 £76,500 £80,750
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 4,771 5,890 6,006
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 57.94% 58.81% 58.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3,946 4,840 5,058
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,250 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 2020. 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 +41 46 £45,000 -7.69% 4
Gloucestershire +7 28 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Somerset -5 6 £70,000 +32.70% 1
Wiltshire -14 6 £65,000 +4.61%
Dorset - 5 £55,000 - 1
Devon -2 3 £30,000 -17.81%
R
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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 75 (79.79%) Python
2 56 (59.57%) SQL
3 52 (55.32%) Data Science
4 41 (43.62%) Business Intelligence
5 37 (39.36%) Analytics
5 37 (39.36%) Machine Learning
6 32 (34.04%) Power BI
6 32 (34.04%) Power Platform
7 31 (32.98%) Degree
8 29 (30.85%) Visualisation
9 28 (29.79%) Analytical Skills
10 27 (28.72%) Tableau
10 27 (28.72%) Mathematics
11 22 (23.40%) SAS
11 22 (23.40%) Data Analysis
12 20 (21.28%) MATLAB
13 18 (19.15%) Microsoft Excel
13 18 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (18.09%) Marketing
14 17 (18.09%) Data Visualisation
15 15 (15.96%) Scala
16 14 (14.89%) Statistics
16 14 (14.89%) Artificial Intelligence
16 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
17 13 (13.83%) DV Cleared
17 13 (13.83%) Security Cleared
17 13 (13.83%) Big Data
18 12 (12.77%) Software Engineering
18 12 (12.77%) Statistical Analysis
18 12 (12.77%) Problem-Solving

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 22 (23.40%) SAS
2 8 (8.51%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.06%) Jupyter
Applications
1 18 (19.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (6.38%) SPSS
4 2 (2.13%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 32 (34.04%) Power Platform
2 7 (7.45%) AWS
2 7 (7.45%) Azure
3 4 (4.26%) SaaS
4 2 (2.13%) GCP
4 2 (2.13%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.06%) Amazon SageMaker
5 1 (1.06%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) DNS
1 3 (3.19%) Ethernet
1 3 (3.19%) HTTP
1 3 (3.19%) MPLS
1 3 (3.19%) SSL
1 3 (3.19%) VPN
2 2 (2.13%) Firewall
2 2 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (34.04%) Power BI
2 13 (13.83%) Big Data
3 10 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (7.45%) NoSQL
5 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
5 7 (7.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (5.32%) Data Mining
6 5 (5.32%) Hadoop
7 4 (4.26%) Apache Hive
7 4 (4.26%) Impala
7 4 (4.26%) Qlik Sense
8 3 (3.19%) QlikView
9 2 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (2.13%) Data Lake
9 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.13%) OLAP
9 2 (2.13%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.19%) Bitbucket
2 3 (3.19%) Bitbucket Server
2 3 (3.19%) git-flow
2 3 (3.19%) JIRA
General
1 17 (18.09%) Marketing
2 7 (7.45%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Retail
3 3 (3.19%) Legal
4 2 (2.13%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (41.49%) Data Scientist
2 26 (27.66%) Analyst
3 17 (18.09%) Data Analyst
4 8 (8.51%) Head of Analytics
5 7 (7.45%) Consultant
5 7 (7.45%) Head of Business Analytics
6 6 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Data Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Senior Data Scientist
8 3 (3.19%) Data Consultant
8 3 (3.19%) Strategy Consultant
9 2 (2.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (2.13%) Data Science Analyst
9 2 (2.13%) Insight Analyst
9 2 (2.13%) SAS Data Analyst
9 2 (2.13%) SQL Analyst
9 2 (2.13%) SQL Data Analyst
9 2 (2.13%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) MDX
2 4 (4.26%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (4.26%) Kafka
2 4 (4.26%) NumPy
2 4 (4.26%) Pandas
3 3 (3.19%) D3.js
3 3 (3.19%) ggplot2
3 3 (3.19%) scikit-learn
4 2 (2.13%) .NET
5 1 (1.06%) Keras
5 1 (1.06%) Lucene
5 1 (1.06%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (1.06%) Node.js
5 1 (1.06%) TensorFlow
5 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (29.79%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.70%) Contract for Difference
3 9 (9.57%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (8.51%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.19%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (3.19%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.13%) NHS
6 2 (2.13%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.13%) User Experience
7 1 (1.06%) Clustering
7 1 (1.06%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.06%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 1 (1.06%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.06%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.19%) Linux
2 2 (2.13%) Windows
2 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (55.32%) Data Science
2 41 (43.62%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (39.36%) Analytics
3 37 (39.36%) Machine Learning
4 29 (30.85%) Visualisation
5 27 (28.72%) Mathematics
6 22 (23.40%) Data Analysis
7 18 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (18.09%) Data Visualisation
9 14 (14.89%) Artificial Intelligence
9 14 (14.89%) Statistics
10 12 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (12.77%) Software Engineering
10 12 (12.77%) Statistical Analysis
11 11 (11.70%) Mentoring
12 10 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (10.64%) Strategic Planning
13 9 (9.57%) ETL
14 8 (8.51%) Business Analytics
15 7 (7.45%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (79.79%) Python
2 56 (59.57%) SQL
3 20 (21.28%) MATLAB
4 15 (15.96%) Scala
5 9 (9.57%) VBA
6 5 (5.32%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.26%) C
7 4 (4.26%) C#
8 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.19%) Perl
9 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.06%) Java
10 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (32.98%) Degree
2 13 (13.83%) DV Cleared
2 13 (13.83%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) CCNA
3 2 (2.13%) CEH
3 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.13%) CISSP
3 2 (2.13%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (2.13%) GIAC
3 2 (2.13%) Linux+ Certification
3 2 (2.13%) MCP
3 2 (2.13%) MCSE
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (2.13%) SANS
3 2 (2.13%) SSCP
4 1 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.13%) GDPR
1 2 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Apache Flume
2 2 (2.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) Oozie
2 2 (2.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 27 (28.72%) Tableau
2 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.70%) Minitab
4 5 (5.32%) Alteryx
5 4 (4.26%) Splunk
6 3 (3.19%) Apple
6 3 (3.19%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.13%) BT
7 2 (2.13%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.13%) Google
7 2 (2.13%) Netezza
7 2 (2.13%) RedGate
8 1 (1.06%) DataFlux
8 1 (1.06%) Informatica
8 1 (1.06%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.06%) Talend
8 1 (1.06%) Teradata
8 1 (1.06%) TIBCO