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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 376 474 663
Rank change year-on-year
+98 +189
Permanent jobs citing R 671 503 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.46% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.31% 0.86% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 531 431 129
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,863
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +15.64%
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
51376 58356 53166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.88% 53.15% 53.24%
Number of salaries quoted 44139 50170 46232
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +45 483 £57,500 -11.53% 70
South East +43 72 £42,500 - 6
West Midlands +13 31 £52,500 +23.52%
North West +33 29 £62,500 -30.55% 3
Yorkshire +25 24 £48,500 +59.01% 4
South West +12 24 £35,000 +7.69% 2
East of England +1 11 £50,000 -16.66% 6
North East - 10 - -
East Midlands +8 7 £40,000 - 1
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 778 (65.82%) Analytics
2 648 (54.82%) SQL
3 564 (47.72%) Python
4 526 (44.50%) SAS
5 502 (42.47%) Analytical Skills
6 441 (37.31%) Big Data
7 384 (32.49%) Degree
8 371 (31.39%) SPSS
8 371 (31.39%) Hadoop
9 351 (29.70%) Business Intelligence
10 319 (26.99%) Visualisation
11 312 (26.40%) MATLAB
12 311 (26.31%) Statistics
13 281 (23.77%) Mathematics
14 268 (22.67%) Finance
15 247 (20.90%) Java
16 245 (20.73%) Data Mining
16 245 (20.73%) Tableau
17 235 (19.88%) Marketing
18 214 (18.10%) Data Analysis
19 211 (17.85%) QlikView
20 205 (17.34%) Computer Science
21 197 (16.67%) Oracle
22 176 (14.89%) Algorithms
23 172 (14.55%) Data Analytics
24 163 (13.79%) Statistical Modelling
25 162 (13.71%) PhD
26 158 (13.37%) Apache Hive
27 157 (13.28%) Data Modelling
28 145 (12.27%) Machine Learning

R
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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
1 526 (44.50%) SAS
2 124 (10.49%) Apache Pig
3 66 (5.58%) Apache Spark
4 31 (2.62%) Apache
5 21 (1.78%) SharePoint
6 14 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
7 12 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (0.93%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.42%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.34%) IIS
10 4 (0.34%) Node.js
11 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.25%) Lync
11 3 (0.25%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.25%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.25%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.085%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.085%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.085%) Tomcat
Applications
1 371 (31.39%) SPSS
2 71 (6.01%) MS Excel
3 48 (4.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 46 (3.89%) MS Office
5 23 (1.95%) Mathematica
6 16 (1.35%) CPLEX
6 16 (1.35%) Weka
7 15 (1.27%) GNU Octave
8 14 (1.18%) Stata
9 7 (0.59%) FastStats
10 5 (0.42%) Gephi
10 5 (0.42%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.25%) LaTeX
12 2 (0.17%) S-PLUS
12 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
12 2 (0.17%) EViews
13 1 (0.085%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.085%) Vensim
Business Applications
1 10 (0.85%) Unica
2 9 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.51%) HFM
4 6 (0.51%) Hyperion Planning
5 5 (0.42%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.17%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.17%) Infor CRM
7 2 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 1 (0.085%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.085%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 93 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (4.40%) Amazon EC2
3 49 (4.15%) Amazon EMR
4 38 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
4 38 (3.21%) Google Analytics
5 29 (2.45%) Amazon S3
6 28 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
8 7 (0.59%) SaaS
9 4 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.25%) Office 365
11 2 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.085%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.085%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.085%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.18%) Internet
1 14 (1.18%) Broadband
2 13 (1.10%) WAN
2 13 (1.10%) Wireless
3 11 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (0.51%) LAN
5 6 (0.51%) Structured Cabling
6 5 (0.42%) VoIP
6 5 (0.42%) MPLS
7 4 (0.34%) DAB
7 4 (0.34%) PBX
7 4 (0.34%) 4G
8 3 (0.25%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.25%) Firewall
9 2 (0.17%) BGP-4
9 2 (0.17%) OSPF
9 2 (0.17%) SS7
9 2 (0.17%) DNS
9 2 (0.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 441 (37.31%) Big Data
2 371 (31.39%) Hadoop
3 245 (20.73%) Data Mining
4 211 (17.85%) QlikView
5 158 (13.37%) Apache Hive
6 139 (11.76%) NoSQL
7 133 (11.25%) SQL Server
8 124 (10.49%) Data Warehouse
9 113 (9.56%) MongoDB
10 93 (7.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 76 (6.43%) Relational Database
12 72 (6.09%) Mahout
12 72 (6.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 65 (5.50%) Apache Cassandra
14 64 (5.41%) Oracle BI EE
15 60 (5.08%) HBase
16 48 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
16 48 (4.06%) Spotfire
17 45 (3.81%) MySQL
18 42 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (2.71%) Git (software)
2 31 (2.62%) Jenkins
3 25 (2.12%) Talend Open Studio
4 24 (2.03%) Yeoman
5 21 (1.78%) Visual Studio
6 8 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (0.42%) JUnit
9 5 (0.42%) Toad
10 4 (0.34%) Subversion
11 3 (0.25%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.17%) JIRA
12 2 (0.17%) Selenium
12 2 (0.17%) Firebug
12 2 (0.17%) JBehave
12 2 (0.17%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.17%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.17%) Cucumber
General
1 268 (22.67%) Finance
2 235 (19.88%) Marketing
3 102 (8.63%) Retail
4 67 (5.67%) Banking
5 56 (4.74%) Telecoms
6 34 (2.88%) Games
7 25 (2.12%) Advertising
8 17 (1.44%) Legal
9 12 (1.02%) Front Office
9 12 (1.02%) Electronics
9 12 (1.02%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.85%) Back Office
10 10 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.59%) Publishing
11 7 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.51%) Multimedia
12 6 (0.51%) Online Betting
13 5 (0.42%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.34%) Automotive
14 4 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 369 (31.22%) Data Scientist
2 319 (26.99%) Analyst
3 170 (14.38%) Data Analyst
4 114 (9.64%) Developer
5 104 (8.80%) Consultant
6 92 (7.78%) Architect
7 60 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
8 53 (4.48%) Data Architect
9 50 (4.23%) Software Engineer
10 45 (3.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 42 (3.55%) Big Data Architect
11 42 (3.55%) Business Analyst
12 38 (3.21%) Insight Analyst
13 34 (2.88%) Junior
14 32 (2.71%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 28 (2.37%) Solutions Architect
15 28 (2.37%) Data Consultant
16 26 (2.20%) Software Developer
17 25 (2.12%) Data Manager
18 24 (2.03%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (6.09%) .NET
2 71 (6.01%) D3.js
3 48 (4.06%) Web Services
4 47 (3.98%) HTML
5 43 (3.64%) SciPy
6 37 (3.13%) Pandas
7 34 (2.88%) Natural Language Processing
8 32 (2.71%) scikit-learn
9 31 (2.62%) NumPy
10 28 (2.37%) XML
11 27 (2.28%) MLlib
12 25 (2.12%) CSS
13 24 (2.03%) Cascalog
14 21 (1.78%) HTML5
15 19 (1.61%) ASP.NET
16 16 (1.35%) WinForms
16 16 (1.35%) jQuery
17 15 (1.27%) AngularJS
17 15 (1.27%) Middleware
18 14 (1.18%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 502 (42.47%) Analytical Skills
2 319 (26.99%) Visualisation
3 311 (26.31%) Statistics
4 281 (23.77%) Mathematics
5 205 (17.34%) Computer Science
6 176 (14.89%) Algorithms
7 62 (5.25%) Artificial Intelligence
8 61 (5.16%) Neural Network
9 59 (4.99%) Physics
10 46 (3.89%) Economics
11 37 (3.13%) Social Media
12 36 (3.05%) Data Structures
13 31 (2.62%) Data Centre
14 30 (2.54%) Management Information System
15 28 (2.37%) Credit Risk
16 27 (2.28%) Applied Mathematics
17 25 (2.12%) Digital Media
18 23 (1.95%) Data Integration
19 22 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 22 (1.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 90 (7.61%) Linux
2 39 (3.30%) Windows
3 34 (2.88%) UNIX
4 10 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.42%) Android
6 4 (0.34%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.25%) CentOS
7 3 (0.25%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.085%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 778 (65.82%) Analytics
2 351 (29.70%) Business Intelligence
3 214 (18.10%) Data Analysis
4 172 (14.55%) Data Analytics
5 163 (13.79%) Statistical Modelling
6 157 (13.28%) Data Modelling
7 145 (12.27%) Machine Learning
8 142 (12.01%) Statistical Analysis
9 137 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
10 131 (11.08%) ETL
11 118 (9.98%) Predictive Modelling
12 115 (9.73%) Predictive Analytics
13 110 (9.31%) Open Source
14 98 (8.29%) MapReduce
15 75 (6.35%) Data Visualisation
16 70 (5.92%) Software Engineering
17 69 (5.84%) E-Commerce
18 62 (5.25%) Big Data Analytics
19 59 (4.99%) Bayesian Methods
20 58 (4.91%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 648 (54.82%) SQL
2 564 (47.72%) Python
3 312 (26.40%) MATLAB
4 247 (20.90%) Java
5 135 (11.42%) C++
6 110 (9.31%) VBA
7 97 (8.21%) C#
8 76 (6.43%) Scala
9 66 (5.58%) JavaScript
10 62 (5.25%) Perl
11 55 (4.65%) Ruby
12 39 (3.30%) Clojure
13 38 (3.21%) PHP
14 33 (2.79%) C
15 31 (2.62%) T-SQL
16 29 (2.45%) PL/SQL
17 27 (2.28%) Bash Shell
18 11 (0.93%) Go
19 8 (0.68%) Haskell
19 8 (0.68%) F#
Qualifications
1 384 (32.49%) Degree
2 162 (13.71%) PhD
3 21 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 16 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (1.27%) Postgraduate
6 13 (1.10%) CCIE
7 12 (1.02%) CCNP
8 11 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.25%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.25%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.25%) CISSP
10 2 (0.17%) CCA
10 2 (0.17%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.17%) CCNA
10 2 (0.17%) MCSE
10 2 (0.17%) MCSA
10 2 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.17%) NCIE
10 2 (0.17%) VCP5
11 1 (0.085%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.57%) QA
2 20 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.34%) ISO 14001
3 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.34%) SLA
4 1 (0.085%) Basel III
4 1 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (2.88%) Apache Flume
2 24 (2.03%) HDFS
2 24 (2.03%) VirtualBox
3 6 (0.51%) Docker
4 5 (0.42%) LXC
4 5 (0.42%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 5 (0.42%) KVM
4 5 (0.42%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.42%) Xen
5 4 (0.34%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.34%) vSphere
6 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.25%) Firmware
7 2 (0.17%) XenApp
7 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.085%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 30 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (2.03%) Vagrant
3 13 (1.10%) OPNET
4 7 (0.59%) StatsD
5 5 (0.42%) Mesos
5 5 (0.42%) Puppet
6 4 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.25%) logstash
7 3 (0.25%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.25%) SCOM
7 3 (0.25%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.17%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.085%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.085%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.085%) SCCM
Vendors
1 245 (20.73%) Tableau
2 197 (16.67%) Oracle
3 125 (10.58%) Microsoft
4 77 (6.51%) Business Objects
5 64 (5.41%) Informatica
6 59 (4.99%) Cognos
7 57 (4.82%) Teradata
8 50 (4.23%) Google
9 46 (3.89%) IBM
10 45 (3.81%) Netezza
11 36 (3.05%) MicroStrategy
12 30 (2.54%) Vertica
13 25 (2.12%) Talend
13 25 (2.12%) SAP
14 24 (2.03%) Ab Initio
14 24 (2.03%) Alterian
14 24 (2.03%) Alteryx
15 23 (1.95%) Cisco
16 20 (1.69%) Greenplum
16 20 (1.69%) Cloudera
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Yorkshire
Larson Group
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £100 - £150000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35k - £60k plus benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £60k plus performance bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35k-£60k+attractive benefits+extensive career progression
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35k-£60k+attractive benefits+extensive career progression
Posted: Yesterday
East London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£60k + excellent benefits and progression
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Tessella Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 65,000-75,000 + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare, Holiday and more
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Titchfield, Hampshire
Office for National Statistics
Posted: Yesterday
London
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday