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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 378 536 609
Rank change year-on-year
+158 +73
Permanent jobs citing R 700 392 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.36% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 0.71% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 524 340 213
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +18.27%
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
52488 55173 53081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.59% 51.11% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 45395 46742 46066
Average salary £45,000 £43,375 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.74% +2.05%
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 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +116 514 £60,000 -1.63% 55
South East +53 70 £49,000 -16.59% 7
North West +17 32 £31,500 -42.72% 1
Yorkshire +17 19 £45,000 -55.00% 4
East of England +8 18 £40,000 -1.23% 2
East Midlands - 17 £85,000 -
West Midlands +22 15 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South West -9 7 £32,500 +16.07% 6
Midlands - 4 - - 1
North East -6 3 £66,375 - 1
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 893 (64.20%) Analytics
2 743 (53.41%) Python
3 732 (52.62%) SQL
4 625 (44.93%) SAS
5 596 (42.85%) Analytical Skills
6 542 (38.96%) Big Data
7 499 (35.87%) Hadoop
8 468 (33.64%) Degree
9 400 (28.76%) Business Intelligence
10 396 (28.47%) SPSS
11 391 (28.11%) Statistics
12 379 (27.25%) Visualisation
13 345 (24.80%) Mathematics
13 345 (24.80%) Finance
14 314 (22.57%) MATLAB
15 304 (21.85%) Tableau
16 300 (21.57%) Java
17 295 (21.21%) Data Mining
18 289 (20.78%) Data Analysis
19 261 (18.76%) Marketing
20 255 (18.33%) Computer Science
21 230 (16.53%) Algorithms
22 228 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
23 205 (14.74%) QlikView
24 201 (14.45%) Apache Hive
25 199 (14.31%) Oracle
26 197 (14.16%) Machine Learning
27 194 (13.95%) NoSQL
28 181 (13.01%) Statistical Modelling
29 175 (12.58%) Statistical Analysis

R
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 625 (44.93%) SAS
2 158 (11.36%) Apache Pig
3 144 (10.35%) Apache Spark
4 52 (3.74%) Apache
5 32 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (1.22%) SharePoint
7 10 (0.72%) MS Exchange
8 9 (0.65%) CMS
8 9 (0.65%) Umbraco
9 8 (0.58%) Node.js
10 5 (0.36%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.29%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.29%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.22%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
14 1 (0.072%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.072%) IIS
Applications
1 396 (28.47%) SPSS
2 86 (6.18%) MS Excel
3 67 (4.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 43 (3.09%) MS Office
5 30 (2.16%) Mathematica
6 27 (1.94%) GNU Octave
7 18 (1.29%) CPLEX
8 16 (1.15%) Weka
9 15 (1.08%) PowerPivot
10 10 (0.72%) Stata
11 8 (0.58%) S-PLUS
12 7 (0.50%) MS Visio
13 6 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
14 4 (0.29%) FastStats
14 4 (0.29%) Gephi
15 1 (0.072%) Vensim
Business Applications
1 13 (0.93%) Unica
2 8 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.50%) Hyperion Planning
4 5 (0.36%) HFM
5 4 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.29%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 3 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.14%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.072%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.072%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 162 (11.65%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (5.39%) Amazon EMR
3 67 (4.82%) Amazon EC2
4 51 (3.67%) Cloud Computing
5 49 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 45 (3.24%) Google Analytics
6 45 (3.24%) Amazon S3
7 11 (0.79%) Adobe Analytics
8 9 (0.65%) SaaS
8 9 (0.65%) IaaS
9 7 (0.50%) GitHub
10 6 (0.43%) Azure Machine Learning
11 5 (0.36%) Google Apps
11 5 (0.36%) Office 365
12 3 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.14%) PaaS
14 1 (0.072%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.51%) Internet
2 12 (0.86%) Broadband
3 10 (0.72%) VoIP
3 10 (0.72%) HTTP
3 10 (0.72%) Structured Cabling
4 9 (0.65%) Firewall
4 9 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.58%) DNS
5 8 (0.58%) DHCP
5 8 (0.58%) LAN
6 6 (0.43%) Ethernet
6 6 (0.43%) VPN
6 6 (0.43%) NAS
7 5 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.36%) Wireless
7 5 (0.36%) SAN
8 4 (0.29%) WAN
8 4 (0.29%) DAB
8 4 (0.29%) 4G
9 1 (0.072%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 542 (38.96%) Big Data
2 499 (35.87%) Hadoop
3 295 (21.21%) Data Mining
4 205 (14.74%) QlikView
5 201 (14.45%) Apache Hive
6 194 (13.95%) NoSQL
7 174 (12.51%) MongoDB
7 174 (12.51%) Data Warehouse
8 165 (11.86%) SQL Server
9 116 (8.34%) Relational Database
10 108 (7.76%) Mahout
11 98 (7.05%) Apache Cassandra
12 89 (6.40%) HBase
13 73 (5.25%) MySQL
14 72 (5.18%) BusinessObjects
15 65 (4.67%) Pentaho
16 61 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
17 59 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 55 (3.95%) Spotfire
19 49 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 67 (4.82%) Git (software)
2 55 (3.95%) Jenkins
3 49 (3.52%) Talend Open Studio
4 36 (2.59%) Yeoman
5 13 (0.93%) Visual Studio
6 10 (0.72%) Toad
7 8 (0.58%) PhantomJS
8 7 (0.50%) gulp
8 7 (0.50%) Grunt
9 4 (0.29%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.29%) JUnit
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.22%) Maven
11 2 (0.14%) GCC
12 1 (0.072%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.072%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 345 (24.80%) Finance
2 261 (18.76%) Marketing
3 173 (12.44%) Retail
4 107 (7.69%) Banking
5 77 (5.54%) Telecoms
6 31 (2.23%) Legal
7 29 (2.08%) Advertising
8 27 (1.94%) Games
9 24 (1.73%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 16 (1.15%) French Language
12 15 (1.08%) Publishing
13 12 (0.86%) Electronics
13 12 (0.86%) Automotive
14 11 (0.79%) Back Office
14 11 (0.79%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.72%) Multimedia
16 9 (0.65%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.65%) Front Office
17 8 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 448 (32.21%) Data Scientist
2 312 (22.43%) Analyst
3 181 (13.01%) Developer
4 160 (11.50%) Data Analyst
5 120 (8.63%) Consultant
6 100 (7.19%) Architect
7 65 (4.67%) Data Architect
8 55 (3.95%) Data Manager
9 53 (3.81%) Senior Analyst
10 50 (3.59%) Big Data Architect
11 46 (3.31%) Software Engineer
12 38 (2.73%) Junior
12 38 (2.73%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 38 (2.73%) Data Consultant
13 36 (2.59%) Insight Analyst
13 36 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
14 33 (2.37%) Java Developer
15 32 (2.30%) Senior Manager
16 31 (2.23%) Business Analyst
17 30 (2.16%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (7.40%) .NET
2 82 (5.90%) D3.js
3 75 (5.39%) Web Services
4 69 (4.96%) HTML
5 54 (3.88%) SciPy
6 52 (3.74%) Natural Language Processing
7 48 (3.45%) AngularJS
8 45 (3.24%) CSS
9 44 (3.16%) Pandas
9 44 (3.16%) scikit-learn
10 41 (2.95%) ASP.NET
11 40 (2.88%) MLlib
12 36 (2.59%) Cascalog
13 35 (2.52%) NumPy
14 33 (2.37%) XML
15 22 (1.58%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (1.44%) RabbitMQ
17 19 (1.37%) .NET Framework
18 17 (1.22%) Middleware
19 16 (1.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 596 (42.85%) Analytical Skills
2 391 (28.11%) Statistics
3 379 (27.25%) Visualisation
4 345 (24.80%) Mathematics
5 255 (18.33%) Computer Science
6 230 (16.53%) Algorithms
7 86 (6.18%) Physics
8 69 (4.96%) Neural Network
9 54 (3.88%) Social Media
10 49 (3.52%) Economics
11 47 (3.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 44 (3.16%) Management Information System
13 41 (2.95%) Data Integration
14 35 (2.52%) Derivative
15 34 (2.44%) Mobile App
15 34 (2.44%) Digital Media
16 32 (2.30%) Applied Mathematics
16 32 (2.30%) Equities
16 32 (2.30%) Artificial Intelligence
17 31 (2.23%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 106 (7.62%) Linux
2 52 (3.74%) UNIX
3 45 (3.24%) Windows
4 13 (0.93%) Android
4 13 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 9 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (0.58%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.36%) Windows Vista
8 5 (0.36%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.36%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.36%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.072%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 893 (64.20%) Analytics
2 400 (28.76%) Business Intelligence
3 289 (20.78%) Data Analysis
4 228 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
5 197 (14.16%) Machine Learning
6 181 (13.01%) Statistical Modelling
7 175 (12.58%) Statistical Analysis
8 172 (12.37%) Data Analytics
9 163 (11.72%) ETL
10 142 (10.21%) Open Source
11 138 (9.92%) Data Modelling
12 135 (9.71%) Predictive Modelling
13 119 (8.55%) MapReduce
14 116 (8.34%) Predictive Analytics
15 111 (7.98%) Data Visualisation
16 103 (7.40%) Software Engineering
17 78 (5.61%) Data Management
18 77 (5.54%) Information Management
19 73 (5.25%) Business Development
20 69 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 743 (53.41%) Python
2 732 (52.62%) SQL
3 314 (22.57%) MATLAB
4 300 (21.57%) Java
5 173 (12.44%) C++
6 142 (10.21%) C#
7 138 (9.92%) JavaScript
8 131 (9.42%) VBA
9 121 (8.70%) Scala
10 87 (6.25%) Perl
11 68 (4.89%) Ruby
12 50 (3.59%) Clojure
12 50 (3.59%) PHP
13 45 (3.24%) Bash Shell
14 38 (2.73%) PL/SQL
15 31 (2.23%) T-SQL
16 23 (1.65%) C
17 18 (1.29%) Shell Script
18 11 (0.79%) Groovy
19 10 (0.72%) F#
Qualifications
1 468 (33.64%) Degree
2 163 (11.72%) PhD
3 28 (2.01%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.22%) Postgraduate
5 14 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.86%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.29%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.29%) CCNA
9 3 (0.22%) MCITP
10 2 (0.14%) CCNP
10 2 (0.14%) PMP
10 2 (0.14%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.072%) CISA
11 1 (0.072%) CCDP
11 1 (0.072%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (1.80%) Data Quality
2 20 (1.44%) QA
3 11 (0.79%) SLA
4 5 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.29%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.22%) MiFID
6 3 (0.22%) EMIR
6 3 (0.22%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.072%) TickIT
8 1 (0.072%) Basel III
8 1 (0.072%) Solvency II
System Software
1 41 (2.95%) Apache Flume
2 36 (2.59%) VirtualBox
3 18 (1.29%) HDFS
4 14 (1.01%) Active Directory
5 9 (0.65%) Docker
6 8 (0.58%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.50%) GPFS
8 6 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (0.36%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.072%) XenServer
10 1 (0.072%) KVM
Systems Management
1 56 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
2 36 (2.59%) Vagrant
3 24 (1.73%) StatsD
4 15 (1.08%) logstash
5 12 (0.86%) OPNET
6 10 (0.72%) Ansible
7 8 (0.58%) Mesos
8 6 (0.43%) Puppet
9 5 (0.36%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.072%) Oozie
11 1 (0.072%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.072%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.072%) Windows Intune
11 1 (0.072%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.072%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 304 (21.85%) Tableau
2 199 (14.31%) Oracle
3 130 (9.35%) Microsoft
4 103 (7.40%) IBM
5 92 (6.61%) Cognos
6 89 (6.40%) Teradata
7 77 (5.54%) Informatica
8 59 (4.24%) MicroStrategy
8 59 (4.24%) Google
8 59 (4.24%) Netezza
9 49 (3.52%) Talend
10 39 (2.80%) Vertica
10 39 (2.80%) SAP
11 32 (2.30%) Cloudera
11 32 (2.30%) Greenplum
12 27 (1.94%) Alteryx
13 23 (1.65%) Alterian
13 23 (1.65%) Ab Initio
14 18 (1.29%) Cognizant
15 17 (1.22%) VMware
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Nakama
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nakama
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: Profit Share Scheme + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits share options
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £57,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East London
Make positive
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus, Benifits
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East London
Make positive
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Beneifits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday