Re: [R] Popularity of R, SAS, SPSS, Stata...

From: Dr. David Kirkby <>
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2010 00:48:40 +0100

On 06/20/10 02:31 PM, Muenchen, Robert A (Bob) wrote:
> Hi All,
> I've been fiddling around with various ways to estimate the popularity
> of R, SAS, SPSS, Stata, JMP, Minitab, Statistica, Systat, BMDP, S-PLUS,
> R-PLUS and Revolution R. It's not an easy task. You can see what I've
> come up with so far at . I'm sure people
> will have plenty of ideas on how to improve this, so please let me know
> what you think.
> Cheers,
> Bob

I don't know how practical it is with R, but with Mathematica, MATLAB etc, job adverts is a good bet if you care about outside academia.

I found very few job ads wanting Mathematica skills, but lots wanting MATLAB. I doubt it is practical to search on the letter R though., etc

Dave mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Tue 22 Jun 2010 - 23:51:30 GMT

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