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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 383 478 663
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +185
Permanent jobs citing R 657 501 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.45% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.24% 0.86% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 525 428 154
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +10.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £88,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
52883 58461 54925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.52% 52.94% 53.75%
Number of salaries quoted 45340 49892 47789
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 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
London +42 470 £57,500 -4.16% 68
South East +37 67 £45,000 +5.88% 12
West Midlands +11 42 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Yorkshire +28 24 £35,000 -
North West +26 23 £55,000 -38.88% 3
South West - 23 £37,500 - 1
East of England +16 12 £38,564 -35.72% 4
East Midlands +8 9 £40,000 - 1
North East - 9 - -
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

1 721 (63.69%) Analytics
2 593 (52.39%) SQL
3 509 (44.96%) Python
4 485 (42.84%) SAS
5 467 (41.25%) Analytical Skills
6 437 (38.60%) Big Data
7 360 (31.80%) Degree
8 351 (31.01%) SPSS
9 343 (30.30%) Hadoop
10 337 (29.77%) Business Intelligence
11 310 (27.39%) MATLAB
12 302 (26.68%) Visualisation
13 279 (24.65%) Statistics
14 269 (23.76%) Finance
15 259 (22.88%) Mathematics
16 230 (20.32%) Tableau
17 221 (19.52%) Data Mining
18 218 (19.26%) Java
19 215 (18.99%) QlikView
20 214 (18.90%) Data Analysis
21 210 (18.55%) Marketing
22 198 (17.49%) Oracle
23 194 (17.14%) Computer Science
24 186 (16.43%) Algorithms
25 178 (15.72%) PhD
26 167 (14.75%) Data Modelling
27 163 (14.40%) Statistical Modelling
28 157 (13.87%) Data Analytics
29 148 (13.07%) Machine Learning
29 148 (13.07%) SQL Server

R
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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
1 485 (42.84%) SAS
2 113 (9.98%) Apache Pig
3 59 (5.21%) Apache Spark
4 31 (2.74%) SharePoint
5 20 (1.77%) Apache
6 16 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
7 13 (1.15%) MS Exchange
8 8 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.62%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.44%) IIS
11 4 (0.35%) Lync
11 4 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.35%) Node.js
12 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.18%) ArcGIS
14 1 (0.088%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.088%) JBoss
14 1 (0.088%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.088%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.088%) WorkSite
Applications
1 351 (31.01%) SPSS
2 62 (5.48%) MS Excel
3 38 (3.36%) MS Office
4 32 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (2.03%) Mathematica
6 19 (1.68%) Stata
7 17 (1.50%) Weka
7 17 (1.50%) CPLEX
8 9 (0.80%) GNU Octave
9 7 (0.62%) FastStats
10 6 (0.53%) LaTeX
10 6 (0.53%) Gephi
10 6 (0.53%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.18%) EViews
11 2 (0.18%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.088%) Vensim
12 1 (0.088%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 14 (1.24%) Oracle Financials
2 11 (0.97%) Unica
3 10 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (0.53%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 6 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.44%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 4 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.35%) HFM
7 4 (0.35%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.18%) Infor CRM
8 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.088%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.088%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 81 (7.16%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (3.98%) Amazon EC2
3 42 (3.71%) Amazon EMR
4 36 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 32 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
6 31 (2.74%) Google Analytics
7 29 (2.56%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.62%) SaaS
8 7 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
9 4 (0.35%) Office 365
9 4 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.088%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.088%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.41%) Internet
2 15 (1.33%) WAN
3 14 (1.24%) Wireless
4 11 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (0.88%) Broadband
6 7 (0.62%) LAN
7 6 (0.53%) VoIP
7 6 (0.53%) MPLS
7 6 (0.53%) Structured Cabling
7 6 (0.53%) Firewall
8 5 (0.44%) PBX
9 4 (0.35%) DAB
9 4 (0.35%) 4G
10 3 (0.27%) SAN
10 3 (0.27%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.18%) DNS
11 2 (0.18%) OSPF
11 2 (0.18%) BGP-4
11 2 (0.18%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 437 (38.60%) Big Data
2 343 (30.30%) Hadoop
3 221 (19.52%) Data Mining
4 215 (18.99%) QlikView
5 148 (13.07%) SQL Server
6 140 (12.37%) Apache Hive
7 127 (11.22%) Data Warehouse
8 120 (10.60%) NoSQL
9 105 (9.28%) MongoDB
10 104 (9.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 92 (8.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 69 (6.10%) Oracle BI EE
13 68 (6.01%) Relational Database
14 67 (5.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 64 (5.65%) Mahout
16 59 (5.21%) Apache Cassandra
17 48 (4.24%) HBase
18 42 (3.71%) PostgreSQL
19 41 (3.62%) Spotfire
20 38 (3.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (2.74%) Git (software)
1 31 (2.74%) Jenkins
2 24 (2.12%) Yeoman
3 22 (1.94%) Visual Studio
4 17 (1.50%) Talend Open Studio
5 13 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (0.62%) Toad
8 6 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.35%) Subversion
9 4 (0.35%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.27%) LabVIEW
10 3 (0.27%) JUnit
11 2 (0.18%) JIRA
11 2 (0.18%) Selenium
11 2 (0.18%) Firebug
11 2 (0.18%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.18%) Zephyr
11 2 (0.18%) JBehave
General
1 269 (23.76%) Finance
2 210 (18.55%) Marketing
3 94 (8.30%) Retail
4 63 (5.57%) Banking
5 53 (4.68%) Telecoms
6 36 (3.18%) Games
7 21 (1.86%) Advertising
8 17 (1.50%) Legal
9 15 (1.33%) Front Office
9 15 (1.33%) Back Office
10 13 (1.15%) Electronics
11 11 (0.97%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.62%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.53%) Online Betting
13 6 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.53%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.35%) Law
15 3 (0.27%) Japanese Language
16 2 (0.18%) French Language
16 2 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 345 (30.48%) Data Scientist
2 313 (27.65%) Analyst
3 168 (14.84%) Data Analyst
4 110 (9.72%) Consultant
5 98 (8.66%) Developer
6 89 (7.86%) Architect
7 54 (4.77%) Senior Analyst
8 45 (3.98%) Data Architect
9 44 (3.89%) Software Engineer
10 40 (3.53%) Business Analyst
10 40 (3.53%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 38 (3.36%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 38 (3.36%) Big Data Architect
12 35 (3.09%) Insight Analyst
13 31 (2.74%) Junior
14 27 (2.39%) Business Consultant
15 26 (2.30%) Business Intelligence Manager
16 25 (2.21%) Software Developer
17 24 (2.12%) Data Consultant
18 23 (2.03%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (6.80%) .NET
2 58 (5.12%) D3.js
3 44 (3.89%) SciPy
4 40 (3.53%) Pandas
5 36 (3.18%) scikit-learn
5 36 (3.18%) Web Services
6 34 (3.00%) HTML
7 32 (2.83%) Natural Language Processing
8 30 (2.65%) NumPy
9 24 (2.12%) Cascalog
10 22 (1.94%) CSS
11 21 (1.86%) HTML5
11 21 (1.86%) MLlib
12 20 (1.77%) XML
13 18 (1.59%) ASP.NET
14 16 (1.41%) WinForms
15 15 (1.33%) jQuery
16 14 (1.24%) .NET Framework
16 14 (1.24%) Cascading
16 14 (1.24%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 467 (41.25%) Analytical Skills
2 302 (26.68%) Visualisation
3 279 (24.65%) Statistics
4 259 (22.88%) Mathematics
5 194 (17.14%) Computer Science
6 186 (16.43%) Algorithms
7 94 (8.30%) Open Source
8 72 (6.36%) Artificial Intelligence
9 58 (5.12%) Neural Network
10 50 (4.42%) Physics
11 43 (3.80%) Economics
12 34 (3.00%) Data Structures
13 29 (2.56%) Mobile App
13 29 (2.56%) Applied Mathematics
14 27 (2.39%) Management Information System
14 27 (2.39%) Credit Risk
15 25 (2.21%) Social Media
16 23 (2.03%) Data Integration
17 21 (1.86%) Informatics
18 20 (1.77%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 75 (6.63%) Linux
2 41 (3.62%) Windows
3 24 (2.12%) UNIX
4 11 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.44%) Android
6 4 (0.35%) CentOS
6 4 (0.35%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.35%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.088%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 721 (63.69%) Analytics
2 337 (29.77%) Business Intelligence
3 214 (18.90%) Data Analysis
4 167 (14.75%) Data Modelling
5 163 (14.40%) Statistical Modelling
6 157 (13.87%) Data Analytics
7 148 (13.07%) Machine Learning
8 135 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
9 129 (11.40%) Statistical Analysis
10 123 (10.87%) ETL
11 119 (10.51%) Predictive Analytics
12 113 (9.98%) Predictive Modelling
13 99 (8.75%) MapReduce
14 66 (5.83%) E-Commerce
15 64 (5.65%) Software Engineering
16 59 (5.21%) Business Analysis
16 59 (5.21%) Bayesian Methods
17 58 (5.12%) Big Data Analytics
18 57 (5.04%) Data Visualisation
19 52 (4.59%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 593 (52.39%) SQL
2 509 (44.96%) Python
3 310 (27.39%) MATLAB
4 218 (19.26%) Java
5 117 (10.34%) C++
6 101 (8.92%) VBA
7 90 (7.95%) C#
8 63 (5.57%) Scala
9 55 (4.86%) JavaScript
10 51 (4.51%) Perl
11 46 (4.06%) Ruby
12 43 (3.80%) C
13 40 (3.53%) Clojure
14 31 (2.74%) T-SQL
15 30 (2.65%) PHP
16 28 (2.47%) PL/SQL
17 26 (2.30%) Bash Shell
18 11 (0.97%) Go
19 7 (0.62%) Haskell
19 7 (0.62%) F#
Qualifications
1 360 (31.80%) Degree
2 178 (15.72%) PhD
3 21 (1.86%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (1.33%) Postgraduate
7 13 (1.15%) CCIE
7 13 (1.15%) CCNP
8 3 (0.27%) CISSP
8 3 (0.27%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.27%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.18%) NCIE
9 2 (0.18%) VCP5
9 2 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.18%) MBA
9 2 (0.18%) CCNA
9 2 (0.18%) MCSE
9 2 (0.18%) MCSA
9 2 (0.18%) CCA
9 2 (0.18%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (5.39%) QA
2 12 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.35%) SLA
4 4 (0.35%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.088%) Basel III
System Software
1 26 (2.30%) Apache Flume
1 26 (2.30%) HDFS
2 24 (2.12%) VirtualBox
3 6 (0.53%) vSphere
4 5 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.44%) Xen
4 5 (0.44%) LXC
4 5 (0.44%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 5 (0.44%) KVM
4 5 (0.44%) Docker
5 4 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.35%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.27%) Firmware
7 2 (0.18%) XenApp
7 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.088%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 24 (2.12%) Vagrant
2 20 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.80%) OPNET
4 5 (0.44%) Puppet
4 5 (0.44%) Mesos
5 4 (0.35%) StatsD
5 4 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (0.35%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.35%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.27%) SCOM
7 2 (0.18%) logstash
7 2 (0.18%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.088%) SCCM
8 1 (0.088%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.088%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 230 (20.32%) Tableau
2 198 (17.49%) Oracle
3 123 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 80 (7.07%) Business Objects
5 60 (5.30%) Informatica
6 47 (4.15%) Cognos
7 45 (3.98%) Teradata
8 42 (3.71%) Google
9 34 (3.00%) IBM
10 31 (2.74%) Netezza
11 29 (2.56%) SAP
12 25 (2.21%) Cisco
12 25 (2.21%) MicroStrategy
13 23 (2.03%) Ab Initio
14 22 (1.94%) Alterian
14 22 (1.94%) Vertica
15 21 (1.86%) Alteryx
16 19 (1.68%) Cloudera
17 18 (1.59%) Omniture
18 17 (1.50%) Talend
London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 9 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salt
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Careerwise
Salary: benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35k - £60k plus outstanding package
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hampshire
Calon Partners
Posted: Yesterday
England
Careerwise
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harnham
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £130000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £125000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Rewards + No
Posted: 4 days ago