The use of statistical language tools like R, SAS and SPSS is growing at unprecedented rates. Forums are full of questions about which program to learn, is one easier than the other, how popular are they, etc. However, what is the current state of these programming languages? – what companies are using them? How easy is R to learn in comparison to SPSS or SAS? How marketable are they?

The infographic below gives a nice overview of the these questions, comparing R, SAS and SPSS against one another.

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(Image Credit: Tim Lucas)

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