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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 377 517 630
Rank change year-on-year
+140 +113
Permanent jobs citing R 693 430 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.39% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.31% 0.75% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 534 368 174
Average salary £55,000 £63,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.69% +26.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
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
52984 57215 53885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.70% 52.01% 52.88%
Number of salaries quoted 45571 49062 46644
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +77 498 £57,500 -11.53% 70
South East +76 68 £47,500 -13.63% 8
North West +20 34 £40,000 -50.00% 5
Yorkshire +25 29 £48,000 +57.37% 3
West Midlands +6 24 £47,500 +18.75% 3
East of England +14 19 £40,000 -30.43% 8
East Midlands +15 18 £37,000 -
North East -7 7 - -
South West -18 6 £29,000 +3.57% 4
Midlands - 1 - -
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 879 (66.14%) Analytics
2 719 (54.10%) SQL
3 674 (50.71%) Python
4 601 (45.22%) SAS
5 574 (43.19%) Analytical Skills
6 511 (38.45%) Big Data
7 448 (33.71%) Degree
8 447 (33.63%) Hadoop
9 417 (31.38%) Business Intelligence
10 404 (30.40%) SPSS
11 370 (27.84%) Visualisation
12 363 (27.31%) Statistics
13 329 (24.76%) Mathematics
13 329 (24.76%) Finance
14 321 (24.15%) MATLAB
15 295 (22.20%) Java
16 294 (22.12%) Tableau
17 269 (20.24%) Data Mining
18 265 (19.94%) Data Analysis
19 243 (18.28%) Marketing
20 229 (17.23%) QlikView
21 227 (17.08%) Computer Science
22 199 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
23 191 (14.37%) Apache Hive
24 189 (14.22%) Oracle
25 184 (13.84%) Algorithms
26 178 (13.39%) NoSQL
26 178 (13.39%) Data Analytics
27 176 (13.24%) Statistical Modelling
28 175 (13.17%) Machine Learning

R
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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
1 601 (45.22%) SAS
2 152 (11.44%) Apache Pig
3 96 (7.22%) Apache Spark
4 48 (3.61%) Apache
5 25 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (1.43%) SharePoint
7 7 (0.53%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.38%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.30%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.30%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.23%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.15%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.15%) Node.js
11 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.075%) IIS
12 1 (0.075%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 404 (30.40%) SPSS
2 65 (4.89%) MS Excel
3 62 (4.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 39 (2.93%) MS Office
5 26 (1.96%) Mathematica
6 20 (1.50%) CPLEX
7 17 (1.28%) GNU Octave
8 16 (1.20%) Weka
9 11 (0.83%) PowerPivot
10 9 (0.68%) Stata
11 6 (0.45%) FastStats
12 4 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.30%) Gephi
12 4 (0.30%) S-PLUS
13 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
13 2 (0.15%) LaTeX
14 1 (0.075%) Vensim
14 1 (0.075%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 13 (0.98%) Unica
2 9 (0.68%) Hyperion Planning
2 9 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (0.53%) HFM
5 6 (0.45%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 4 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.15%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.075%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.075%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.075%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 122 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (5.04%) Amazon EMR
3 63 (4.74%) Amazon EC2
4 47 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
5 42 (3.16%) Google Analytics
6 38 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 34 (2.56%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
9 6 (0.45%) SaaS
9 6 (0.45%) Azure Machine Learning
10 5 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.075%) PaaS
13 1 (0.075%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.075%) Route 53
13 1 (0.075%) GitHub
13 1 (0.075%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.05%) Broadband
1 14 (1.05%) Internet
2 9 (0.68%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.53%) LAN
3 7 (0.53%) Wireless
4 6 (0.45%) Structured Cabling
4 6 (0.45%) VoIP
5 5 (0.38%) WAN
5 5 (0.38%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.30%) DAB
6 4 (0.30%) 4G
7 3 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.23%) DNS
7 3 (0.23%) DHCP
8 2 (0.15%) HTTP
8 2 (0.15%) MPLS
8 2 (0.15%) OSPF
8 2 (0.15%) BGP-4
8 2 (0.15%) SS7
8 2 (0.15%) ADSL2+
Database & Business Intelligence
1 511 (38.45%) Big Data
2 447 (33.63%) Hadoop
3 269 (20.24%) Data Mining
4 229 (17.23%) QlikView
5 191 (14.37%) Apache Hive
6 178 (13.39%) NoSQL
7 155 (11.66%) Data Warehouse
8 142 (10.68%) MongoDB
9 126 (9.48%) SQL Server
10 108 (8.13%) Relational Database
11 94 (7.07%) Mahout
12 75 (5.64%) Apache Cassandra
13 74 (5.57%) HBase
13 74 (5.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 65 (4.89%) Pentaho
15 60 (4.51%) MySQL
16 58 (4.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 56 (4.21%) Spotfire
18 55 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
18 55 (4.14%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 47 (3.54%) Talend Open Studio
1 47 (3.54%) Git (software)
2 42 (3.16%) Jenkins
3 28 (2.11%) Yeoman
4 17 (1.28%) Visual Studio
5 10 (0.75%) Toad
6 5 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (0.38%) PhantomJS
7 4 (0.30%) JUnit
8 3 (0.23%) Maven
8 3 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.23%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.15%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.15%) Grunt
9 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.15%) gulp
10 1 (0.075%) Subversion
10 1 (0.075%) Hudson
10 1 (0.075%) GCC
General
1 329 (24.76%) Finance
2 243 (18.28%) Marketing
3 138 (10.38%) Retail
4 86 (6.47%) Banking
5 82 (6.17%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.26%) Games
7 28 (2.11%) Advertising
8 24 (1.81%) Legal
9 18 (1.35%) Manufacturing
10 15 (1.13%) Electronics
11 14 (1.05%) Publishing
12 13 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.90%) Investment Banking
14 11 (0.83%) Multimedia
14 11 (0.83%) French Language
14 11 (0.83%) Front Office
15 10 (0.75%) Automotive
16 9 (0.68%) Back Office
16 9 (0.68%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 426 (32.05%) Data Scientist
2 319 (24.00%) Analyst
3 163 (12.26%) Data Analyst
4 158 (11.89%) Developer
5 128 (9.63%) Consultant
6 104 (7.83%) Architect
7 69 (5.19%) Data Architect
8 64 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
9 53 (3.99%) Big Data Architect
10 50 (3.76%) Software Engineer
11 49 (3.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 43 (3.24%) Data Manager
13 40 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
13 40 (3.01%) Insight Analyst
14 37 (2.78%) Business Analyst
15 36 (2.71%) Junior
16 35 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 35 (2.63%) Data Consultant
17 32 (2.41%) Software Developer
18 27 (2.03%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (6.09%) .NET
2 77 (5.79%) D3.js
3 63 (4.74%) Web Services
4 51 (3.84%) HTML
5 50 (3.76%) SciPy
6 47 (3.54%) Natural Language Processing
7 43 (3.24%) Pandas
8 39 (2.93%) MLlib
8 39 (2.93%) NumPy
9 37 (2.78%) scikit-learn
10 28 (2.11%) Cascalog
11 26 (1.96%) ASP.NET
12 24 (1.81%) AngularJS
13 23 (1.73%) XML
14 22 (1.66%) CSS
15 19 (1.43%) Middleware
16 17 (1.28%) HTML5
17 16 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
18 14 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
19 13 (0.98%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 574 (43.19%) Analytical Skills
2 370 (27.84%) Visualisation
3 363 (27.31%) Statistics
4 329 (24.76%) Mathematics
5 227 (17.08%) Computer Science
6 184 (13.84%) Algorithms
7 73 (5.49%) Physics
8 61 (4.59%) Neural Network
9 51 (3.84%) Social Media
10 50 (3.76%) Economics
11 46 (3.46%) Artificial Intelligence
12 45 (3.39%) Management Information System
13 37 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 37 (2.78%) Data Integration
14 34 (2.56%) Data Structures
15 31 (2.33%) Applied Mathematics
16 30 (2.26%) Digital Media
17 28 (2.11%) Derivative
18 27 (2.03%) Data Extraction
19 26 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 107 (8.05%) Linux
2 44 (3.31%) UNIX
3 34 (2.56%) Windows
4 5 (0.38%) Android
4 5 (0.38%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.075%) Solaris
6 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 879 (66.14%) Analytics
2 417 (31.38%) Business Intelligence
3 265 (19.94%) Data Analysis
4 199 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
5 178 (13.39%) Data Analytics
6 176 (13.24%) Statistical Modelling
7 175 (13.17%) Machine Learning
8 165 (12.42%) Statistical Analysis
9 163 (12.26%) ETL
10 149 (11.21%) Data Modelling
11 137 (10.31%) Open Source
12 122 (9.18%) Predictive Modelling
13 119 (8.95%) Predictive Analytics
14 108 (8.13%) Data Visualisation
15 104 (7.83%) MapReduce
16 90 (6.77%) Software Engineering
16 90 (6.77%) Information Management
17 75 (5.64%) Data Management
18 71 (5.34%) Business Development
19 69 (5.19%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 719 (54.10%) SQL
2 674 (50.71%) Python
3 321 (24.15%) MATLAB
4 295 (22.20%) Java
5 161 (12.11%) C++
6 125 (9.41%) VBA
7 122 (9.18%) C#
8 108 (8.13%) Scala
9 87 (6.55%) Perl
10 83 (6.25%) JavaScript
11 71 (5.34%) Ruby
12 46 (3.46%) PHP
13 43 (3.24%) Clojure
14 35 (2.63%) PL/SQL
15 34 (2.56%) Bash Shell
16 28 (2.11%) C
17 27 (2.03%) T-SQL
18 13 (0.98%) Go
19 11 (0.83%) Groovy
20 8 (0.60%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 448 (33.71%) Degree
2 164 (12.34%) PhD
3 23 (1.73%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.28%) Postgraduate
5 9 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.38%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.30%) CCNP
7 4 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.23%) CISSP
9 2 (0.15%) CCIE
10 1 (0.075%) CCNA
10 1 (0.075%) CCDP
10 1 (0.075%) ISEB
10 1 (0.075%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.075%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.075%) PMP
10 1 (0.075%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.075%) CISA
10 1 (0.075%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.71%) QA
2 22 (1.66%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.30%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.23%) SLA
6 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.075%) TickIT
7 1 (0.075%) MiFID
7 1 (0.075%) Basel III
7 1 (0.075%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.075%) EMIR
7 1 (0.075%) CRD IV
System Software
1 42 (3.16%) Apache Flume
2 28 (2.11%) VirtualBox
3 26 (1.96%) HDFS
4 11 (0.83%) Docker
5 7 (0.53%) GPFS
6 6 (0.45%) Active Directory
7 5 (0.38%) Xen
7 5 (0.38%) KVM
7 5 (0.38%) LXC
7 5 (0.38%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 46 (3.46%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (2.11%) Vagrant
3 15 (1.13%) StatsD
4 14 (1.05%) OPNET
5 11 (0.83%) logstash
6 10 (0.75%) Mesos
7 5 (0.38%) Ansible
8 4 (0.30%) Puppet
9 1 (0.075%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.075%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.075%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.075%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.075%) SCCM
9 1 (0.075%) SCOM
9 1 (0.075%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.075%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 294 (22.12%) Tableau
2 189 (14.22%) Oracle
3 124 (9.33%) Microsoft
4 88 (6.62%) Cognos
5 79 (5.94%) Business Objects
6 78 (5.87%) Informatica
7 76 (5.72%) IBM
8 64 (4.82%) Teradata
9 63 (4.74%) Netezza
10 58 (4.36%) MicroStrategy
11 57 (4.29%) Google
12 47 (3.54%) Talend
13 42 (3.16%) Vertica
14 33 (2.48%) SAP
15 28 (2.11%) Alteryx
16 27 (2.03%) Cloudera
16 27 (2.03%) Greenplum
17 26 (1.96%) Alterian
18 23 (1.73%) Ab Initio
19 19 (1.43%) Hyperion
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Car
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Experis IT
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Car + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum £30,000 - £55,000 Doe
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago