The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 246 253 249
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing R 19 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.25% 0.21% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 0.41% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 6
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% +56.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,750 £52,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-9.04% +12.90%
R
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3968 4137 4395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 52.84% 51.87% 57.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3438 3547 3897
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing R across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

R
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing R across the East of England region.

R Salary Trend in the East of England

R
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

R Salary Histogram in the East of England

R
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 10 £40,000 - 2
Norfolk - 4 £43,750 -
Cambridgeshire +3 3 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Bedfordshire - 2 £72,500 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing R also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited R.

1 19 (59.38%) Degree
2 15 (46.88%) Python
3 14 (43.75%) Analytics
4 13 (40.63%) C++
4 13 (40.63%) Mathematics
5 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (34.38%) Statistics
6 11 (34.38%) SQL
7 10 (31.25%) SAS
7 10 (31.25%) Computer Science
8 9 (28.13%) Bioinformatics
9 8 (25.00%) MATLAB
9 8 (25.00%) Java
9 8 (25.00%) Windows
9 8 (25.00%) C
9 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (25.00%) Data Analysis
10 7 (21.88%) Retail
10 7 (21.88%) OO
10 7 (21.88%) SPSS
10 7 (21.88%) Algorithms
11 6 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (18.75%) Big Data
11 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
11 6 (18.75%) Electronics
11 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
11 6 (18.75%) Perl
11 6 (18.75%) Ethernet
11 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
11 6 (18.75%) PhD

R
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing R also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited R. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (31.25%) SAS
2 5 (15.63%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) SPSS
2 1 (3.13%) Mathematica
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP InfiniteInsight
1 2 (6.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Ethernet
1 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Big Data
2 5 (15.63%) MariaDB
2 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
2 5 (15.63%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) Data Mining
2 5 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (15.63%) CouchDB
2 5 (15.63%) MongoDB
2 5 (15.63%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (15.63%) Neo4j
3 3 (9.38%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.25%) Text Mining
4 2 (6.25%) Spotfire
5 1 (3.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (21.88%) Retail
2 6 (18.75%) Electronics
2 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 5 (15.63%) Games
4 3 (9.38%) Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Software Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Design Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Electronics Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Development Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Senior Development Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Senior Design Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Data Scientist
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Data Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Insight Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) POSIX
1 5 (15.63%) HTML5
1 5 (15.63%) REST
1 5 (15.63%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) QML
2 1 (3.13%) D3.js
2 1 (3.13%) OpenCL
2 1 (3.13%) OpenGL
2 1 (3.13%) LAMP
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Flex
2 1 (3.13%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Mathematics
2 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (34.38%) Statistics
4 10 (31.25%) Computer Science
5 7 (21.88%) Algorithms
6 6 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (18.75%) Physics
6 6 (18.75%) Informatics
6 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 6 (18.75%) Verilog
7 5 (15.63%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (9.38%) Visualisation
8 3 (9.38%) New Media
9 2 (6.25%) Data Integration
9 2 (6.25%) Neural Network
9 2 (6.25%) PKI
10 1 (3.13%) Clustering
10 1 (3.13%) CUDA
10 1 (3.13%) Life Science
10 1 (3.13%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Analytics
2 9 (28.13%) Bioinformatics
3 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 7 (21.88%) OO
5 5 (15.63%) OOD
5 5 (15.63%) Extreme Programming
5 5 (15.63%) Open Source
5 5 (15.63%) Memory Management
5 5 (15.63%) Hidden Markov Model
5 5 (15.63%) Game Theory
5 5 (15.63%) Gibbs Sampling
6 4 (12.50%) Machine Learning
6 4 (12.50%) Customer Insight
6 4 (12.50%) Statistical Modelling
6 4 (12.50%) CHAID
6 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.38%) ETL
7 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Python
2 13 (40.63%) C++
3 11 (34.38%) SQL
4 8 (25.00%) C
4 8 (25.00%) Java
4 8 (25.00%) MATLAB
5 6 (18.75%) Perl
6 5 (15.63%) Ruby
6 5 (15.63%) Haskell
6 5 (15.63%) Go
7 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
8 3 (9.38%) VBA
9 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
10 1 (3.13%) Scala
10 1 (3.13%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) Degree
2 6 (18.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Xen
1 5 (15.63%) KVM
1 5 (15.63%) Docker
1 5 (15.63%) LXC
1 5 (15.63%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Pegasus
2 4 (12.50%) Alterian
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Cognos
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) Adobe
5 1 (3.13%) Google
5 1 (3.13%) Tableau
Stevenage
Tessella
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000+
Posted: 4 days ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago