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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 370 486 636
Rank change year-on-year
+116 +150
Permanent jobs citing R 709 501 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.45% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.32% 0.85% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 554 422 161
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,400 £80,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+7.05% -8.60%
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
53580 58926 54726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.87% 52.41% 53.09%
Number of salaries quoted 46111 50708 47583
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 30 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 30 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 +58 522 £57,500 -11.53% 75
South East +55 70 £45,500 +7.05% 13
North West +35 29 £70,000 -12.50% 6
Yorkshire +28 28 £47,750 +56.55% 5
West Midlands +11 23 £46,250 +8.82% 7
South West +6 19 £35,000 +7.69% 5
East of England +4 13 £50,000 -14.89% 5
East Midlands +9 11 £46,250 +15.62% 4
North East - 9 - - 1
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 851 (66.48%) Analytics
2 712 (55.63%) SQL
3 638 (49.84%) Python
4 589 (46.02%) SAS
5 552 (43.13%) Analytical Skills
6 491 (38.36%) Big Data
7 429 (33.52%) Hadoop
8 422 (32.97%) Degree
9 397 (31.02%) Business Intelligence
10 390 (30.47%) SPSS
11 354 (27.66%) Visualisation
12 353 (27.58%) Statistics
13 328 (25.63%) MATLAB
14 323 (25.23%) Mathematics
15 304 (23.75%) Finance
16 288 (22.50%) Java
17 273 (21.33%) Tableau
18 265 (20.70%) Data Mining
19 247 (19.30%) Data Analysis
20 241 (18.83%) Marketing
21 223 (17.42%) QlikView
22 221 (17.27%) Computer Science
23 193 (15.08%) Oracle
24 181 (14.14%) Apache Hive
25 180 (14.06%) Algorithms
26 176 (13.75%) Statistical Modelling
27 171 (13.36%) Data Analytics
28 168 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
29 165 (12.89%) NoSQL
30 162 (12.66%) Machine Learning

R
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 589 (46.02%) SAS
2 139 (10.86%) Apache Pig
3 75 (5.86%) Apache Spark
4 39 (3.05%) Apache
5 19 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (1.41%) SharePoint
7 8 (0.63%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (0.39%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.39%) ArcGIS
10 4 (0.31%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.31%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.16%) Node.js
11 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.078%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.078%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.078%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.078%) IIS
12 1 (0.078%) JBoss
Applications
1 390 (30.47%) SPSS
2 67 (5.23%) MS Excel
3 56 (4.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (3.44%) MS Office
5 27 (2.11%) Mathematica
6 19 (1.48%) CPLEX
6 19 (1.48%) GNU Octave
7 17 (1.33%) Weka
8 10 (0.78%) Stata
9 7 (0.55%) PowerPivot
10 6 (0.47%) FastStats
11 4 (0.31%) Gephi
12 2 (0.16%) LaTeX
12 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
12 2 (0.16%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.078%) Vensim
13 1 (0.078%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.078%) EViews
Business Applications
1 9 (0.70%) Unica
2 8 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (0.55%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 6 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
4 6 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.47%) HFM
5 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.16%) Infor CRM
6 2 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.16%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.078%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.078%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.078%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 107 (8.36%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (4.38%) Amazon EC2
3 55 (4.30%) Amazon EMR
4 45 (3.52%) Cloud Computing
5 41 (3.20%) Google Analytics
6 30 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
7 29 (2.27%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
9 5 (0.39%) SaaS
10 4 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.078%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.17%) Broadband
2 13 (1.02%) Internet
3 11 (0.86%) Wireless
4 9 (0.70%) WAN
5 7 (0.55%) LAN
5 7 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (0.47%) Structured Cabling
6 6 (0.47%) VoIP
7 4 (0.31%) DNS
7 4 (0.31%) DAB
7 4 (0.31%) 4G
8 3 (0.23%) DHCP
9 2 (0.16%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.16%) HTTP
9 2 (0.16%) MPLS
9 2 (0.16%) OSPF
9 2 (0.16%) BGP-4
9 2 (0.16%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 491 (38.36%) Big Data
2 429 (33.52%) Hadoop
3 265 (20.70%) Data Mining
4 223 (17.42%) QlikView
5 181 (14.14%) Apache Hive
6 165 (12.89%) NoSQL
7 138 (10.78%) Data Warehouse
8 129 (10.08%) SQL Server
9 128 (10.00%) MongoDB
10 102 (7.97%) Relational Database
11 85 (6.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 82 (6.41%) Mahout
13 71 (5.55%) Apache Cassandra
14 69 (5.39%) HBase
15 66 (5.16%) Oracle BI EE
16 65 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 56 (4.38%) Spotfire
18 54 (4.22%) Pentaho
19 52 (4.06%) MySQL
20 48 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (2.89%) Talend Open Studio
2 36 (2.81%) Git (software)
3 33 (2.58%) Jenkins
4 24 (1.88%) Yeoman
5 21 (1.64%) Visual Studio
6 10 (0.78%) Toad
7 8 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.39%) JUnit
11 3 (0.23%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.23%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.16%) Subversion
12 2 (0.16%) Maven
12 2 (0.16%) PhantomJS
13 1 (0.078%) Zephyr
13 1 (0.078%) Selenium
13 1 (0.078%) Firebug
13 1 (0.078%) NetBeans
General
1 304 (23.75%) Finance
2 241 (18.83%) Marketing
3 112 (8.75%) Retail
4 74 (5.78%) Telecoms
5 73 (5.70%) Banking
6 33 (2.58%) Games
7 27 (2.11%) Advertising
8 19 (1.48%) Legal
9 14 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.09%) Publishing
9 14 (1.09%) Electronics
10 12 (0.94%) Multimedia
10 12 (0.94%) Investment Banking
11 10 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (0.78%) Front Office
12 7 (0.55%) Back Office
13 6 (0.47%) Automotive
13 6 (0.47%) Online Betting
14 5 (0.39%) French Language
14 5 (0.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 407 (31.80%) Data Scientist
2 329 (25.70%) Analyst
3 167 (13.05%) Data Analyst
4 145 (11.33%) Developer
5 113 (8.83%) Consultant
6 99 (7.73%) Architect
7 64 (5.00%) Data Architect
7 64 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
8 56 (4.38%) Software Engineer
9 49 (3.83%) Big Data Architect
10 47 (3.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 42 (3.28%) Business Analyst
11 42 (3.28%) Insight Analyst
12 38 (2.97%) Junior
13 35 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
13 35 (2.73%) Data Manager
14 33 (2.58%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 33 (2.58%) Data Consultant
15 31 (2.42%) Software Developer
16 24 (1.88%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (6.09%) .NET
2 69 (5.39%) D3.js
3 58 (4.53%) Web Services
4 56 (4.38%) HTML
5 43 (3.36%) SciPy
6 37 (2.89%) Pandas
7 36 (2.81%) Natural Language Processing
8 34 (2.66%) NumPy
9 32 (2.50%) MLlib
10 31 (2.42%) scikit-learn
11 30 (2.34%) XML
12 24 (1.88%) Cascalog
13 22 (1.72%) ASP.NET
13 22 (1.72%) CSS
14 20 (1.56%) HTML5
15 19 (1.48%) AngularJS
16 18 (1.41%) Middleware
17 16 (1.25%) WinForms
18 13 (1.02%) Matplotlib
18 13 (1.02%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 552 (43.13%) Analytical Skills
2 354 (27.66%) Visualisation
3 353 (27.58%) Statistics
4 323 (25.23%) Mathematics
5 221 (17.27%) Computer Science
6 180 (14.06%) Algorithms
7 71 (5.55%) Physics
8 63 (4.92%) Neural Network
9 56 (4.38%) Artificial Intelligence
10 54 (4.22%) Economics
11 43 (3.36%) Social Media
12 40 (3.13%) Data Structures
13 34 (2.66%) Management Information System
14 31 (2.42%) Applied Mathematics
15 29 (2.27%) Digital Media
15 29 (2.27%) Data Integration
16 28 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 26 (2.03%) Data Extraction
18 24 (1.88%) Social Network
18 24 (1.88%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 101 (7.89%) Linux
2 43 (3.36%) UNIX
3 37 (2.89%) Windows
4 5 (0.39%) Android
5 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.31%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.078%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.078%) Solaris
6 1 (0.078%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 851 (66.48%) Analytics
2 397 (31.02%) Business Intelligence
3 247 (19.30%) Data Analysis
4 176 (13.75%) Statistical Modelling
5 171 (13.36%) Data Analytics
6 168 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
7 162 (12.66%) Machine Learning
8 158 (12.34%) ETL
8 158 (12.34%) Statistical Analysis
9 145 (11.33%) Data Modelling
10 121 (9.45%) Open Source
11 118 (9.22%) Predictive Analytics
12 117 (9.14%) Predictive Modelling
13 105 (8.20%) MapReduce
14 96 (7.50%) Data Visualisation
15 90 (7.03%) Software Engineering
16 74 (5.78%) Information Management
17 72 (5.63%) Data Management
18 69 (5.39%) E-Commerce
19 68 (5.31%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 712 (55.63%) SQL
2 638 (49.84%) Python
3 328 (25.63%) MATLAB
4 288 (22.50%) Java
5 155 (12.11%) C++
6 115 (8.98%) VBA
7 114 (8.91%) C#
8 96 (7.50%) Scala
9 78 (6.09%) Perl
10 77 (6.02%) JavaScript
11 68 (5.31%) Ruby
12 44 (3.44%) PHP
13 40 (3.13%) Clojure
14 33 (2.58%) PL/SQL
15 30 (2.34%) T-SQL
15 30 (2.34%) Bash Shell
16 29 (2.27%) C
17 12 (0.94%) Go
18 10 (0.78%) Groovy
19 8 (0.63%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 422 (32.97%) Degree
2 157 (12.27%) PhD
3 20 (1.56%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.41%) Postgraduate
5 9 (0.70%) CCNP
5 9 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.55%) CCIE
7 3 (0.23%) CISSP
7 3 (0.23%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.16%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.078%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.078%) CISA
9 1 (0.078%) MBA
9 1 (0.078%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.078%) OCMJD
9 1 (0.078%) CCNA
9 1 (0.078%) CCDP
9 1 (0.078%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.91%) QA
2 24 (1.88%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.31%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.23%) SLA
6 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.078%) TickIT
7 1 (0.078%) MiFID
7 1 (0.078%) Basel III
7 1 (0.078%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.078%) EMIR
7 1 (0.078%) CRD IV
System Software
1 39 (3.05%) Apache Flume
2 28 (2.19%) HDFS
3 24 (1.88%) VirtualBox
4 8 (0.63%) Docker
5 6 (0.47%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.39%) Xen
6 5 (0.39%) KVM
6 5 (0.39%) GPFS
6 5 (0.39%) LXC
6 5 (0.39%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.078%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 39 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (1.88%) Vagrant
3 14 (1.09%) OPNET
4 12 (0.94%) StatsD
5 8 (0.63%) logstash
6 7 (0.55%) Mesos
7 3 (0.23%) Puppet
8 2 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.16%) Ansible
9 1 (0.078%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.078%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.078%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.078%) SCCM
9 1 (0.078%) SCOM
9 1 (0.078%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.078%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 273 (21.33%) Tableau
2 193 (15.08%) Oracle
3 120 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 81 (6.33%) Business Objects
5 74 (5.78%) Informatica
6 72 (5.63%) Cognos
7 59 (4.61%) Teradata
8 56 (4.38%) Netezza
9 55 (4.30%) Google
10 53 (4.14%) IBM
11 47 (3.67%) MicroStrategy
12 37 (2.89%) Vertica
12 37 (2.89%) Talend
13 30 (2.34%) SAP
14 28 (2.19%) Alteryx
15 27 (2.11%) Alterian
16 24 (1.88%) Greenplum
16 24 (1.88%) Cloudera
16 24 (1.88%) Ab Initio
17 14 (1.09%) Adobe
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000 - £80,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + £6k car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £125000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Rewards + No
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kingston, Yorkshire
Parity Professionals
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 65,000-75,000 + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare, Holiday and more
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £57,000
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 to £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 to £57,500
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday