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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 334 534 594
Rank change year-on-year
+200 +60
Permanent jobs citing R 878 433 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.93% 0.44% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.77% 0.87% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 754 359 298
Average salary £57,500 £51,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.19% -14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
49675 49999 52579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.60% 50.37% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 43290 43301 44512
Average salary £47,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 11 February 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 11 February 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 +153 616 £62,500 +8.69% 72
South East +101 130 £47,500 -5.00% 12
East Midlands +13 26 £50,000 +88.67% 1
West Midlands +4 26 £65,000 +23.80% 2
South West +2 21 £47,500 +5.55% 1
North West +38 20 £62,500 +35.13% 2
East of England -4 16 £63,750 +59.37% 4
Yorkshire -7 15 £47,500 +5.55% 3
North East - 2 £40,000 -
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 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.

1 887 (57.86%) Python
2 807 (52.64%) Analytics
3 803 (52.38%) SQL
4 556 (36.27%) Big Data
5 539 (35.16%) Hadoop
6 535 (34.90%) Analytical Skills
7 504 (32.88%) Machine Learning
8 480 (31.31%) Degree
9 438 (28.57%) SAS
10 432 (28.18%) Java
11 426 (27.79%) Statistics
12 409 (26.68%) Finance
13 370 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
14 366 (23.87%) Mathematics
15 351 (22.90%) Computer Science
16 345 (22.50%) Visualisation
17 340 (22.18%) MATLAB
18 325 (21.20%) Algorithms
19 305 (19.90%) Data Analysis
20 292 (19.05%) PhD
21 275 (17.94%) Data Mining
22 262 (17.09%) Tableau
23 261 (17.03%) C++
24 248 (16.18%) SQL Server
25 238 (15.53%) Data Warehouse
26 236 (15.39%) Data Analytics
27 231 (15.07%) Apache Spark
28 229 (14.94%) Marketing
29 205 (13.37%) NoSQL
30 190 (12.39%) Predictive Modelling

R
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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
1 438 (28.57%) SAS
2 231 (15.07%) Apache Spark
3 125 (8.15%) Apache Pig
4 38 (2.48%) Node.js
5 34 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
6 30 (1.96%) Apache
7 23 (1.50%) SharePoint
8 16 (1.04%) JBoss
9 14 (0.91%) Apache Solr
10 10 (0.65%) IIS
11 7 (0.46%) ArcGIS
11 7 (0.46%) CMS
11 7 (0.46%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.39%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.39%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.33%) Confluence
14 4 (0.26%) IPython
15 1 (0.065%) CloudStack
15 1 (0.065%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 180 (11.74%) SPSS
2 112 (7.31%) MS Excel
3 33 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (1.76%) MS Office
5 24 (1.57%) Mathematica
6 21 (1.37%) GNU Octave
7 18 (1.17%) S-PLUS
7 18 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.85%) CPLEX
8 13 (0.85%) Stata
9 12 (0.78%) Weka
10 9 (0.59%) Gephi
11 6 (0.39%) EViews
12 5 (0.33%) MS Visio
13 4 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
13 4 (0.26%) LaTeX
13 4 (0.26%) Photoshop
14 3 (0.20%) GenStat
15 1 (0.065%) Maple
Business Applications
1 10 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.26%) Toggl
4 3 (0.20%) FastStats
5 2 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.13%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.13%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.13%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 2 (0.13%) Unica
5 2 (0.13%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.065%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.065%) HFM
6 1 (0.065%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 113 (7.37%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (3.59%) Google Analytics
3 48 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
5 27 (1.76%) Amazon EMR
5 27 (1.76%) Amazon S3
6 21 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
8 18 (1.17%) SaaS
9 15 (0.98%) Adobe Analytics
10 14 (0.91%) Amazon Kinesis
10 14 (0.91%) GitHub
11 11 (0.72%) Azure Machine Learning
11 11 (0.72%) IaaS
12 10 (0.65%) PaaS
13 7 (0.46%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.20%) Google Tag Manager
15 1 (0.065%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 52 (3.39%) Internet
2 12 (0.78%) Broadband
2 12 (0.78%) WebEx
3 4 (0.26%) Firewall
4 2 (0.13%) CTI
5 1 (0.065%) InfiniBand
5 1 (0.065%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.065%) NAS
5 1 (0.065%) Network Security
5 1 (0.065%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.065%) VLAN
5 1 (0.065%) VPN
5 1 (0.065%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 556 (36.27%) Big Data
2 539 (35.16%) Hadoop
3 275 (17.94%) Data Mining
4 248 (16.18%) SQL Server
5 238 (15.53%) Data Warehouse
6 205 (13.37%) NoSQL
7 186 (12.13%) Apache Hive
8 159 (10.37%) QlikView
9 128 (8.35%) MongoDB
10 105 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 102 (6.65%) Apache Cassandra
12 89 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 80 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
14 79 (5.15%) HBase
14 79 (5.15%) MySQL
15 78 (5.09%) Mahout
16 70 (4.57%) Relational Database
17 69 (4.50%) BusinessObjects
18 63 (4.11%) Spotfire
19 50 (3.26%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 71 (4.63%) Git (software)
2 49 (3.20%) Jenkins
3 31 (2.02%) Talend Open Studio
4 29 (1.89%) Vagrant
5 22 (1.44%) Yeoman
6 17 (1.11%) JIRA
7 16 (1.04%) Subversion
8 15 (0.98%) JUnit
9 13 (0.85%) ERwin
9 13 (0.85%) TestNG
10 12 (0.78%) Maven
10 12 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (0.65%) ReSharper
12 9 (0.59%) Mercurial
13 6 (0.39%) Visual Studio
14 5 (0.33%) MSBuild
14 5 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
14 5 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 4 (0.26%) NCrunch
15 4 (0.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 409 (26.68%) Finance
2 229 (14.94%) Marketing
3 134 (8.74%) Retail
4 89 (5.81%) Banking
5 64 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 59 (3.85%) Games
7 30 (1.96%) Advertising
7 30 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 29 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
9 26 (1.70%) Automotive
10 24 (1.57%) Publishing
11 19 (1.24%) Aerospace
12 14 (0.91%) Electronics
13 13 (0.85%) Law
13 13 (0.85%) Retail Banking
14 12 (0.78%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.72%) Legal
16 9 (0.59%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.52%) French Language
18 7 (0.46%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 493 (32.16%) Data Scientist
2 305 (19.90%) Analyst
3 283 (18.46%) Developer
4 155 (10.11%) Senior Data Scientist
5 141 (9.20%) Data Analyst
6 121 (7.89%) Consultant
7 71 (4.63%) Senior Analyst
8 63 (4.11%) Architect
9 59 (3.85%) Machine Learning Scientist
10 57 (3.72%) Java Developer
11 53 (3.46%) Data Consultant
11 53 (3.46%) SQL Developer
12 49 (3.20%) Senior Developer
13 48 (3.13%) SQL Analyst
14 46 (3.00%) Junior
15 45 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 44 (2.87%) C++ Developer
17 43 (2.80%) Data Architect
18 40 (2.61%) SQL Data Analyst
19 37 (2.41%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (9.00%) D3.js
2 123 (8.02%) HTML
3 120 (7.83%) .NET
4 65 (4.24%) CSS
5 57 (3.72%) HTML5
6 54 (3.52%) Natural Language Processing
6 54 (3.52%) XML
7 48 (3.13%) SciPy
8 47 (3.07%) AngularJS
9 42 (2.74%) ASP.NET
10 39 (2.54%) Pandas
11 37 (2.41%) Web Services
12 34 (2.22%) NumPy
13 32 (2.09%) scikit-learn
14 25 (1.63%) .NET Framework
14 25 (1.63%) jQuery
15 24 (1.57%) RabbitMQ
16 22 (1.44%) Cascalog
17 18 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC
18 16 (1.04%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 535 (34.90%) Analytical Skills
2 426 (27.79%) Statistics
3 366 (23.87%) Mathematics
4 351 (22.90%) Computer Science
5 345 (22.50%) Visualisation
6 325 (21.20%) Algorithms
7 161 (10.50%) Physics
8 74 (4.83%) Data Structures
9 64 (4.17%) Social Media
10 57 (3.72%) Data Integration
11 55 (3.59%) Digital Media
12 54 (3.52%) Mobile App
13 52 (3.39%) Artificial Intelligence
14 51 (3.33%) Management Information System
15 50 (3.26%) Economics
16 49 (3.20%) Applied Mathematics
17 39 (2.54%) Fintech
17 39 (2.54%) Neural Network
18 35 (2.28%) User Experience
19 34 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 84 (5.48%) Linux
2 42 (2.74%) Unix
3 34 (2.22%) Windows
4 7 (0.46%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.33%) Android
6 3 (0.20%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.065%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 807 (52.64%) Analytics
2 504 (32.88%) Machine Learning
3 370 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
4 305 (19.90%) Data Analysis
5 236 (15.39%) Data Analytics
6 190 (12.39%) Predictive Modelling
7 189 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
8 183 (11.94%) Data Visualisation
9 173 (11.29%) ETL
10 166 (10.83%) Statistical Modelling
11 144 (9.39%) Statistical Analysis
12 126 (8.22%) Open Source
13 123 (8.02%) Data Modelling
14 105 (6.85%) Software Engineering
15 103 (6.72%) Data Management
16 102 (6.65%) Predictive Analytics
17 70 (4.57%) Scrum
18 68 (4.44%) MapReduce
19 64 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
20 63 (4.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 887 (57.86%) Python
2 803 (52.38%) SQL
3 432 (28.18%) Java
4 340 (22.18%) MATLAB
5 261 (17.03%) C++
6 185 (12.07%) JavaScript
7 179 (11.68%) Scala
8 166 (10.83%) C#
9 113 (7.37%) C
10 112 (7.31%) Perl
11 101 (6.59%) Ruby
12 68 (4.44%) VBA
13 41 (2.67%) Clojure
14 31 (2.02%) T-SQL
15 28 (1.83%) Bash Shell
16 22 (1.44%) PHP
17 20 (1.30%) F#
18 16 (1.04%) RPG
19 13 (0.85%) Shell Script
20 12 (0.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 480 (31.31%) Degree
2 292 (19.05%) PhD
3 35 (2.28%) Security Cleared
4 26 (1.70%) SAS Certification
5 17 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 16 (1.04%) DV Cleared
7 15 (0.98%) Postgraduate
8 12 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.065%) ACCA
10 1 (0.065%) CFA
10 1 (0.065%) CIMA
10 1 (0.065%) MBA
10 1 (0.065%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.04%) Data Quality
2 35 (2.28%) QA
3 6 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.33%) CRD IV
4 5 (0.33%) EMIR
4 5 (0.33%) ISO13485
4 5 (0.33%) MiFID
4 5 (0.33%) MISRA
5 1 (0.065%) CDISC
5 1 (0.065%) COSHH
System Software
1 39 (2.54%) HDFS
2 22 (1.44%) VirtualBox
3 14 (0.91%) Apache Flume
4 13 (0.85%) Docker
5 8 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.26%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.13%) Firmware
8 1 (0.065%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.065%) KVM
8 1 (0.065%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.065%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (1.63%) StatsD
3 20 (1.30%) logstash
4 13 (0.85%) Oozie
5 7 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (0.26%) Ansible
6 4 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.20%) Ambari
7 3 (0.20%) Mesos
7 3 (0.20%) Puppet
8 2 (0.13%) Graphite
Vendors
1 262 (17.09%) Tableau
2 162 (10.57%) Oracle
3 135 (8.81%) Microsoft
4 59 (3.85%) Google
5 58 (3.78%) Teradata
6 50 (3.26%) SAP
7 49 (3.20%) Informatica
8 43 (2.80%) Cloudera
8 43 (2.80%) Cognos
9 41 (2.67%) IBM
10 34 (2.22%) Netezza
11 31 (2.02%) Talend
12 29 (1.89%) Facebook
13 27 (1.76%) Adobe
14 26 (1.70%) Apple
15 25 (1.63%) MicroStrategy
16 23 (1.50%) Alteryx
16 23 (1.50%) Greenplum
17 22 (1.44%) RapidMiner
18 18 (1.17%) TIBCO
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Qualserv
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 55000 - 65000
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Empiric.com
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £53,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Playtech
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £34 000 to £42 000 basic (+ outstanding package!!!)
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £39 000 to £52 000 basic (+ competitive bonus structure!!!)
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £37 000 to £53 000 basic (+ strong bonus/benefits!!!)
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Optimus Search
Posted: Yesterday
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Posted: Yesterday
London
ConSol Partners
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Equity
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus +benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £70,000 + strong package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35k - £60k plus benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £60k plus performance bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35k - £60k plus attractive benefits and extensive career progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus attractive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40-60k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - £80,000 (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - £80,000 (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 2 days ago