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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 507 606 725
Rank change year-on-year
+99 +119
Permanent jobs citing R 421 270 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 0.49% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 347 228 117
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £39,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £77,500 £97,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +24.00%
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
53941 54662 57814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.47% 53.78% 54.23%
Number of salaries quoted 45901 47576 50958
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +95 285 £55,000 -8.33% 31
South East +13 34 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Yorkshire -18 31 £100,000 +150.00% 1
West Midlands -22 20 £52,500 -12.50% 2
East of England -23 18 £42,500 +6.25% 5
North East - 12 £28,780 -
North West -33 9 £45,000 -3.22% 2
East Midlands +1 4 £45,000 +21.62%
South West -22 4 £45,000 +15.38%
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 517 (60.75%) Analytics
2 392 (46.06%) SQL
3 314 (36.90%) SAS
4 307 (36.08%) Java
5 304 (35.72%) Big Data
6 281 (33.02%) Python
7 278 (32.67%) Hadoop
8 265 (31.14%) Analytical Skills
9 247 (29.02%) Degree
10 246 (28.91%) SPSS
10 246 (28.91%) Algorithms
11 242 (28.44%) Mathematics
12 223 (26.20%) Statistics
13 213 (25.03%) Visualisation
14 209 (24.56%) MATLAB
15 201 (23.62%) Finance
16 191 (22.44%) Business Intelligence
17 174 (20.45%) Computer Science
18 172 (20.21%) Data Mining
19 162 (19.04%) Marketing
20 158 (18.57%) PhD
21 151 (17.74%) Oracle
22 146 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
23 144 (16.92%) Data Analysis
24 142 (16.69%) C++
25 128 (15.04%) MapReduce
26 106 (12.46%) Data Analytics
26 106 (12.46%) Physics
27 105 (12.34%) Apache Hive
28 100 (11.75%) Relational Database

R
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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
1 314 (36.90%) SAS
2 63 (7.40%) Apache Pig
3 16 (1.88%) Oracle Coherence
3 16 (1.88%) Apache
4 12 (1.41%) Apache Spark
5 8 (0.94%) MS Exchange
6 7 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.59%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.35%) IIS
8 3 (0.35%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.35%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.35%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.24%) Lync
10 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.12%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 246 (28.91%) SPSS
2 43 (5.05%) MS Excel
3 41 (4.82%) CPLEX
4 28 (3.29%) Stata
5 18 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (2.12%) Spreadsheet
6 17 (2.00%) Weka
7 14 (1.65%) MS Office
8 9 (1.06%) Mathematica
9 8 (0.94%) S-PLUS
10 7 (0.82%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.82%) FastStats
10 7 (0.82%) LaTeX
11 4 (0.47%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 41 (4.82%) Google Analytics
2 15 (1.76%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 11 (1.29%) Oracle General Ledger
3 11 (1.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (1.29%) Oracle Payables
3 11 (1.29%) Oracle Receivables
3 11 (1.29%) Oracle Assets
3 11 (1.29%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.71%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.35%) Summit
7 2 (0.24%) HFM
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.12%) Magento
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.12%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 44 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
2 23 (2.70%) Amazon EMR
3 22 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (2.12%) GitHub
6 11 (1.29%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.82%) Internet
2 14 (1.65%) LAN
2 14 (1.65%) WAN
3 13 (1.53%) Firewall
4 11 (1.29%) Kerberos
5 5 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.59%) Intranet
5 5 (0.59%) VoIP
5 5 (0.59%) WLAN
6 4 (0.47%) OSPF
6 4 (0.47%) BGP
7 3 (0.35%) Network Security
7 3 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.35%) DHCP
7 3 (0.35%) HTTP
7 3 (0.35%) LDAP
7 3 (0.35%) MPLS
7 3 (0.35%) VPN
7 3 (0.35%) DNS
7 3 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (35.72%) Big Data
2 278 (32.67%) Hadoop
3 172 (20.21%) Data Mining
4 105 (12.34%) Apache Hive
5 100 (11.75%) Relational Database
5 100 (11.75%) SQL Server
6 99 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
7 98 (11.52%) QlikView
7 98 (11.52%) Mahout
8 84 (9.87%) NoSQL
9 70 (8.23%) MongoDB
10 62 (7.29%) HBase
11 61 (7.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 46 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
13 42 (4.94%) Impala
14 39 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 31 (3.64%) Oracle BI EE
16 28 (3.29%) Spotfire
17 23 (2.70%) DataStage
18 22 (2.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 49 (5.76%) Git (software)
2 22 (2.59%) Jenkins
3 18 (2.12%) Mercurial
4 15 (1.76%) Talend Open Studio
5 11 (1.29%) JConsole
5 11 (1.29%) Maven
5 11 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
5 11 (1.29%) Log4j
6 10 (1.18%) Toad
6 10 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
6 10 (1.18%) Yeoman
7 5 (0.59%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.24%) NUnit
9 2 (0.24%) Subversion
9 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.12%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.12%) Selenium
10 1 (0.12%) GCC
10 1 (0.12%) SpecFlow
General
1 201 (23.62%) Finance
2 162 (19.04%) Marketing
3 96 (11.28%) Retail
4 49 (5.76%) Banking
5 44 (5.17%) Games
6 30 (3.53%) Telecoms
7 20 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 19 (2.23%) Front Office
9 16 (1.88%) Publishing
10 10 (1.18%) Advertising
10 10 (1.18%) Law
11 8 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.94%) Multimedia
12 7 (0.82%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.82%) Legal
13 6 (0.71%) Back Office
13 6 (0.71%) Electronics
14 5 (0.59%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.47%) German Language
15 4 (0.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 199 (23.38%) Data Scientist
2 194 (22.80%) Analyst
3 184 (21.62%) Developer
4 87 (10.22%) Data Analyst
5 76 (8.93%) Consultant
6 63 (7.40%) Java Developer
7 59 (6.93%) Architect
8 52 (6.11%) Senior Developer
9 46 (5.41%) Statistician
10 32 (3.76%) Senior Java Developer
11 31 (3.64%) Research Engineer
12 23 (2.70%) C# Developer
13 22 (2.59%) Java Architect
14 21 (2.47%) Senior Java Architect
14 21 (2.47%) Support Analyst
14 21 (2.47%) Senior Architect
15 20 (2.35%) C++ Developer
16 19 (2.23%) Research Scientist
17 18 (2.12%) C# .NET Developer
17 18 (2.12%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (8.58%) HTML
2 61 (7.17%) CSS
3 53 (6.23%) HTML5
4 46 (5.41%) JSON
5 45 (5.29%) CSS3
6 38 (4.47%) Cascading
7 37 (4.35%) REST
8 32 (3.76%) JDBC
9 29 (3.41%) .NET
9 29 (3.41%) D3.js
10 28 (3.29%) Natural Language Processing
11 27 (3.17%) XML
12 24 (2.82%) Google Closure
13 22 (2.59%) Swing
14 21 (2.47%) SOAP
15 20 (2.35%) jQuery
16 19 (2.23%) WCF
16 19 (2.23%) J2EE
17 18 (2.12%) ASP.NET
17 18 (2.12%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 265 (31.14%) Analytical Skills
2 246 (28.91%) Algorithms
3 242 (28.44%) Mathematics
4 223 (26.20%) Statistics
5 213 (25.03%) Visualisation
6 174 (20.45%) Computer Science
7 106 (12.46%) Physics
8 51 (5.99%) Economics
9 49 (5.76%) Open Source
10 48 (5.64%) Neural Network
11 46 (5.41%) User Experience
12 42 (4.94%) Data Integration
13 37 (4.35%) Applied Mathematics
14 31 (3.64%) Data Structures
15 27 (3.17%) Digital Media
16 25 (2.94%) Artificial Intelligence
17 23 (2.70%) Client/Server
17 23 (2.70%) Informatics
18 20 (2.35%) Hedge funds
19 18 (2.12%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 73 (8.58%) Linux
2 50 (5.88%) UNIX
3 16 (1.88%) Windows
4 9 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.35%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.35%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.35%) Solaris
7 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.24%) AIX
7 2 (0.24%) HPUX
8 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (60.75%) Analytics
2 191 (22.44%) Business Intelligence
3 146 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
4 144 (16.92%) Data Analysis
5 128 (15.04%) MapReduce
6 106 (12.46%) Data Analytics
7 99 (11.63%) ETL
8 89 (10.46%) Predictive Modelling
9 81 (9.52%) Data Modelling
9 81 (9.52%) Bayesian Methods
10 76 (8.93%) OO
10 76 (8.93%) Statistical Analysis
11 75 (8.81%) Statistical Modelling
12 71 (8.34%) Machine Learning
13 60 (7.05%) Multithreading
14 57 (6.70%) Cluster Analysis
15 56 (6.58%) Project Management
16 54 (6.35%) Data Management
17 48 (5.64%) Software Engineering
18 47 (5.52%) Logistic Regression
Programming Languages
1 392 (46.06%) SQL
2 307 (36.08%) Java
3 281 (33.02%) Python
4 209 (24.56%) MATLAB
5 142 (16.69%) C++
6 79 (9.28%) C#
7 78 (9.17%) JavaScript
8 67 (7.87%) Scala
9 49 (5.76%) VBA
10 39 (4.58%) Perl
11 37 (4.35%) C
12 35 (4.11%) Ruby
13 30 (3.53%) PL/SQL
14 27 (3.17%) Clojure
15 22 (2.59%) T-SQL
16 20 (2.35%) PHP
17 14 (1.65%) VB
17 14 (1.65%) Bash Shell
18 11 (1.29%) Shell Script
19 8 (0.94%) F#
Qualifications
1 247 (29.02%) Degree
2 158 (18.57%) PhD
3 10 (1.18%) Postgraduate
4 8 (0.94%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.59%) CCNP
7 4 (0.47%) CCNA
8 3 (0.35%) MCSE
8 3 (0.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 3 (0.35%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.12%) ISEB
10 1 (0.12%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 1 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.12%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.05%) QA
2 12 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.59%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.47%) SLA
4 4 (0.47%) EMIR
4 4 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.24%) CDISC
6 1 (0.12%) Basel III
6 1 (0.12%) COREP
6 1 (0.12%) FINREP
System Software
1 11 (1.29%) Active Directory
1 11 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (1.18%) VirtualBox
2 10 (1.18%) HDFS
3 9 (1.06%) Apache Flume
4 6 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.71%) vSphere
5 3 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.24%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (3.88%) Puppet
2 24 (2.82%) Vagrant
3 15 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.94%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.35%) SCCM
6 2 (0.24%) Oozie
6 2 (0.24%) WSUS
7 1 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 151 (17.74%) Oracle
2 83 (9.75%) Tableau
3 70 (8.23%) Google
4 61 (7.17%) Business Objects
5 39 (4.58%) Microsoft
6 33 (3.88%) Informatica
7 32 (3.76%) IBM
8 29 (3.41%) Cognos
9 21 (2.47%) Teradata
10 20 (2.35%) Ab Initio
11 18 (2.12%) MicroStrategy
11 18 (2.12%) HP
12 15 (1.76%) Netezza
12 15 (1.76%) Talend
12 15 (1.76%) Alteryx
12 15 (1.76%) LexisNexis
13 14 (1.65%) Sony
13 14 (1.65%) Cisco
14 12 (1.41%) SAP
14 12 (1.41%) Splunk
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + guranteed bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: Yesterday
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: Yesterday
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: Yesterday
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: Yesterday
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £26,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum 50% Bonus Pension
Posted: 4 days ago