The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 364 454 555
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +101
Permanent jobs citing R 791 603 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.82% 0.58% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.57% 1.12% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 657 494 396
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £33,650 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -2.35%
R
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
50488 53656 59074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.22% 51.26% 52.98%
Number of salaries quoted 44074 46011 50312
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in England

R
Salary Trend in England

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

R Salary Trend in England

R
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

R Salary Histogram in England

R
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
London +72 542 £60,000 +4.34% 87
South East +55 113 £47,500 +21.01% 15
South West +15 46 £54,000 +44.00% 8
Yorkshire +8 26 £55,000 +57.14% 1
East of England +25 23 £32,500 -15.72% 4
West Midlands -51 15 £65,000 +23.80% 3
East Midlands +14 11 £55,000 +42.85%
North West +12 7 £49,000 -10.90% 9
North East 0 6 £45,000 - 1
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the 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.

1 984 (60.00%) Python
2 862 (52.56%) Analytics
3 820 (50.00%) SQL
4 610 (37.20%) Big Data
5 594 (36.22%) Analytical Skills
6 571 (34.82%) Hadoop
7 569 (34.70%) Machine Learning
8 526 (32.07%) Degree
9 471 (28.72%) SAS
10 468 (28.54%) Java
11 456 (27.80%) Statistics
12 418 (25.49%) Finance
13 416 (25.37%) Business Intelligence
14 380 (23.17%) Computer Science
15 376 (22.93%) Mathematics
16 358 (21.83%) Visualisation
17 356 (21.71%) MATLAB
18 344 (20.98%) Algorithms
19 336 (20.49%) C++
20 324 (19.76%) Apache Spark
21 323 (19.70%) Data Analysis
22 317 (19.33%) Data Mining
23 291 (17.74%) PhD
24 285 (17.38%) Data Analytics
25 269 (16.40%) Tableau
26 250 (15.24%) SQL Server
27 249 (15.18%) Data Warehouse
28 234 (14.27%) Marketing
29 231 (14.09%) NoSQL
30 212 (12.93%) Agile Software Development

R
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the 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
1 471 (28.72%) SAS
2 324 (19.76%) Apache Spark
3 117 (7.13%) Apache Pig
4 50 (3.05%) Apache
5 32 (1.95%) SharePoint
6 27 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
7 25 (1.52%) Node.js
8 17 (1.04%) JBoss
9 10 (0.61%) nginx
10 9 (0.55%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.43%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.37%) Confluence
12 6 (0.37%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.30%) IPython
13 5 (0.30%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.18%) ArcGIS
14 3 (0.18%) IIS
15 1 (0.061%) CMS
15 1 (0.061%) Jupyter
15 1 (0.061%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 184 (11.22%) SPSS
2 92 (5.61%) MS Excel
3 30 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (1.71%) Mathematica
5 21 (1.28%) MS Office
6 17 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.98%) S-PLUS
8 12 (0.73%) GNU Octave
8 12 (0.73%) Weka
9 11 (0.67%) Gephi
10 9 (0.55%) Stata
11 7 (0.43%) MS Visio
12 6 (0.37%) Maple
13 4 (0.24%) LaTeX
14 3 (0.18%) EViews
15 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
15 2 (0.12%) GenStat
15 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
16 1 (0.061%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 21 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.24%) Toggl
4 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.18%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 2 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.12%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.12%) SAP AFS
5 2 (0.12%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.12%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.12%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.12%) Unica
5 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.061%) HFM
6 1 (0.061%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 128 (7.80%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (3.11%) Google Analytics
4 34 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (1.46%) Amazon EMR
6 22 (1.34%) Amazon S3
6 22 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 19 (1.16%) Amazon Kinesis
8 13 (0.79%) PaaS
9 12 (0.73%) SaaS
10 11 (0.67%) Google Tag Manager
11 9 (0.55%) Azure Machine Learning
12 7 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.43%) CloudFront
12 7 (0.43%) Route 53
13 6 (0.37%) GitHub
14 5 (0.30%) IaaS
15 4 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
16 1 (0.061%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.93%) Internet
2 21 (1.28%) Broadband
3 12 (0.73%) WebEx
4 9 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.49%) Network Security
6 4 (0.24%) Firewall
7 3 (0.18%) DNS
8 2 (0.12%) AMQP
8 2 (0.12%) BGP
8 2 (0.12%) HTTP
8 2 (0.12%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.12%) LAN
8 2 (0.12%) Skype
8 2 (0.12%) WAN
9 1 (0.061%) DSL
9 1 (0.061%) LDAP
9 1 (0.061%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 610 (37.20%) Big Data
2 571 (34.82%) Hadoop
3 317 (19.33%) Data Mining
4 250 (15.24%) SQL Server
5 249 (15.18%) Data Warehouse
6 231 (14.09%) NoSQL
7 196 (11.95%) QlikView
8 192 (11.71%) Apache Hive
9 130 (7.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 122 (7.44%) MongoDB
11 117 (7.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 104 (6.34%) MySQL
13 98 (5.98%) Apache Cassandra
14 89 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
15 84 (5.12%) Amazon Redshift
15 84 (5.12%) Relational Database
16 71 (4.33%) Spotfire
17 70 (4.27%) BusinessObjects
18 58 (3.54%) HBase
19 57 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 77 (4.70%) Git (software)
2 43 (2.62%) Vagrant
3 36 (2.20%) Jenkins
4 26 (1.59%) Talend Open Studio
5 22 (1.34%) JIRA
5 22 (1.34%) Subversion
6 19 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (1.10%) Yeoman
8 16 (0.98%) Visual Studio
9 13 (0.79%) ERwin
10 12 (0.73%) JUnit
11 11 (0.67%) Mercurial
11 11 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 11 (0.67%) TestNG
12 7 (0.43%) Maven
13 4 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (0.24%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.24%) ZenHub
14 3 (0.18%) GCC
14 3 (0.18%) Selenium
General
1 418 (25.49%) Finance
2 234 (14.27%) Marketing
3 106 (6.46%) Retail
4 105 (6.40%) Banking
5 83 (5.06%) Telecoms
6 58 (3.54%) Games
7 40 (2.44%) Manufacturing
8 30 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
9 28 (1.71%) Advertising
9 28 (1.71%) Electronics
10 19 (1.16%) Publishing
11 17 (1.04%) Automotive
11 17 (1.04%) Investment Banking
11 17 (1.04%) Legal
11 17 (1.04%) Retail Banking
12 13 (0.79%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.79%) Front Office
13 11 (0.67%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.43%) Billing
14 7 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 525 (32.01%) Data Scientist
2 320 (19.51%) Analyst
3 312 (19.02%) Developer
4 172 (10.49%) Senior Data Scientist
5 149 (9.09%) Data Analyst
6 113 (6.89%) Consultant
7 83 (5.06%) Architect
8 70 (4.27%) Senior Analyst
9 69 (4.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 62 (3.78%) Senior Developer
10 62 (3.78%) SQL Developer
11 61 (3.72%) Data Engineer
12 60 (3.66%) Data Architect
13 53 (3.23%) SSIS Developer
14 50 (3.05%) Junior
15 49 (2.99%) C++ Developer
15 49 (2.99%) Insight Analyst
15 49 (2.99%) SQL BI Developer
16 47 (2.87%) SQL Server Developer
17 42 (2.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (7.62%) D3.js
2 115 (7.01%) .NET
3 113 (6.89%) HTML
4 69 (4.21%) XML
5 68 (4.15%) Natural Language Processing
6 67 (4.09%) NumPy
7 60 (3.66%) HTML5
8 52 (3.17%) SciPy
8 52 (3.17%) Web Services
9 47 (2.87%) CSS
10 45 (2.74%) Pandas
11 44 (2.68%) scikit-learn
12 32 (1.95%) Kafka
13 26 (1.59%) AngularJS
13 26 (1.59%) Middleware
14 25 (1.52%) ASP.NET
14 25 (1.52%) RabbitMQ
15 24 (1.46%) JSON
16 19 (1.16%) jQuery
16 19 (1.16%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 594 (36.22%) Analytical Skills
2 456 (27.80%) Statistics
3 380 (23.17%) Computer Science
4 376 (22.93%) Mathematics
5 358 (21.83%) Visualisation
6 344 (20.98%) Algorithms
7 159 (9.70%) Physics
8 75 (4.57%) Artificial Intelligence
9 70 (4.27%) Management Information System
10 64 (3.90%) Social Media
11 63 (3.84%) Data Structures
12 61 (3.72%) Data Integration
13 60 (3.66%) Economics
14 58 (3.54%) Mobile App
15 56 (3.41%) Fintech
16 53 (3.23%) Digital Media
17 49 (2.99%) Applied Mathematics
18 44 (2.68%) Neural Network
19 33 (2.01%) Credit Risk
20 32 (1.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 94 (5.73%) Linux
2 37 (2.26%) Unix
3 34 (2.07%) Windows
4 11 (0.67%) Android
5 8 (0.49%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.43%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.061%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 862 (52.56%) Analytics
2 569 (34.70%) Machine Learning
3 416 (25.37%) Business Intelligence
4 323 (19.70%) Data Analysis
5 285 (17.38%) Data Analytics
6 212 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
7 204 (12.44%) Data Visualisation
8 195 (11.89%) ETL
9 191 (11.65%) Predictive Modelling
10 188 (11.46%) Statistical Modelling
11 148 (9.02%) Open Source
12 147 (8.96%) Software Engineering
13 125 (7.62%) Statistical Analysis
14 115 (7.01%) Data Management
15 105 (6.40%) Data Modelling
16 101 (6.16%) Predictive Analytics
17 96 (5.85%) MapReduce
18 86 (5.24%) Mentoring
19 81 (4.94%) Scrum
20 77 (4.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 984 (60.00%) Python
2 820 (50.00%) SQL
3 468 (28.54%) Java
4 356 (21.71%) MATLAB
5 336 (20.49%) C++
6 202 (12.32%) Scala
7 173 (10.55%) JavaScript
8 152 (9.27%) C#
9 131 (7.99%) Ruby
10 123 (7.50%) C
10 123 (7.50%) Perl
11 63 (3.84%) VBA
12 37 (2.26%) Clojure
13 36 (2.20%) T-SQL
14 28 (1.71%) Bash Shell
14 28 (1.71%) Julia
15 27 (1.65%) PHP
16 17 (1.04%) RPG
17 15 (0.91%) Objective-C
18 14 (0.85%) F#
Qualifications
1 526 (32.07%) Degree
2 291 (17.74%) PhD
3 57 (3.48%) Security Cleared
4 25 (1.52%) DV Cleared
5 24 (1.46%) SAS Certification
6 22 (1.34%) SC Cleared
7 21 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (0.73%) Postgraduate
9 5 (0.30%) CISSP
9 5 (0.30%) MBA
10 2 (0.12%) CIMA
11 1 (0.061%) ACCA
11 1 (0.061%) CFA
11 1 (0.061%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.09%) Data Quality
2 52 (3.17%) QA
3 5 (0.30%) CRD IV
3 5 (0.30%) EMIR
3 5 (0.30%) ISO13485
3 5 (0.30%) MiFID
3 5 (0.30%) MISRA
3 5 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.18%) HIPAA
4 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.12%) SLA
6 1 (0.061%) CDISC
6 1 (0.061%) COSHH
System Software
1 47 (2.87%) HDFS
2 34 (2.07%) Docker
3 29 (1.77%) VirtualBox
4 13 (0.79%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.18%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.18%) Postfix
6 2 (0.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (1.04%) StatsD
3 13 (0.79%) Puppet
4 12 (0.73%) logstash
5 10 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
6 7 (0.43%) Oozie
7 6 (0.37%) Ambari
7 6 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (0.30%) Ansible
9 3 (0.18%) Graphite
9 3 (0.18%) Mesos
10 1 (0.061%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 269 (16.40%) Tableau
2 165 (10.06%) Oracle
3 140 (8.54%) Microsoft
4 68 (4.15%) Google
5 55 (3.35%) SAP
6 52 (3.17%) Informatica
7 50 (3.05%) Cloudera
8 43 (2.62%) Netezza
8 43 (2.62%) Teradata
9 39 (2.38%) Facebook
10 34 (2.07%) Apple
11 32 (1.95%) TIBCO
12 28 (1.71%) Cognos
13 26 (1.59%) Ab Initio
13 26 (1.59%) Talend
14 24 (1.46%) RapidMiner
15 23 (1.40%) Hortonworks
15 23 (1.40%) IBM
16 22 (1.34%) Adobe
16 22 (1.34%) MicroStrategy
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
RBC
Posted: 9 hours ago
Crawley, Sussex
Thales
Posted: 10 hours ago
Raf Mildenhall, Suffolk
RB
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Flexitime & More
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Flexitime & More
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Salary: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ConSol Partners
Salary: From £80 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £38000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: bonus and package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Monarch Digital
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Pension, 25 Days Holiday + More
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £53,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000
Posted: 3 days ago