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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 506 606 733
Rank change year-on-year
+100 +127
Permanent jobs citing R 420 264 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.26% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 0.49% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 346 224 117
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 £38,550 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,750 £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
54005 53794 57842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.48% 53.78% 54.24%
Number of salaries quoted 45959 46756 50972
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 23 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 23 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 +81 285 £55,000 -8.33% 32
South East +9 34 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Yorkshire -17 31 £100,000 +150.00% 1
West Midlands -27 20 £52,500 -12.50% 2
East of England -19 17 £42,500 +6.25% 7
North East - 12 £28,780 -
North West -38 9 £45,000 -3.22% 2
East Midlands +5 4 £45,000 +21.62%
South West -25 4 £45,000 +15.38%
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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
2 393 (46.18%) SQL
3 314 (36.90%) SAS
4 308 (36.19%) Java
5 302 (35.49%) Big Data
6 282 (33.14%) Python
7 279 (32.78%) Hadoop
8 266 (31.26%) Analytical Skills
9 247 (29.02%) Degree
10 246 (28.91%) SPSS
10 246 (28.91%) Algorithms
11 242 (28.44%) Mathematics
12 221 (25.97%) Statistics
13 212 (24.91%) Visualisation
14 210 (24.68%) MATLAB
15 201 (23.62%) Finance
16 188 (22.09%) Business Intelligence
17 175 (20.56%) Computer Science
18 171 (20.09%) Data Mining
19 164 (19.27%) Marketing
20 158 (18.57%) PhD
21 150 (17.63%) Oracle
22 145 (17.04%) Agile Software Development
23 143 (16.80%) Data Analysis
24 142 (16.69%) C++
25 129 (15.16%) MapReduce
26 107 (12.57%) Physics
27 106 (12.46%) Data Analytics
28 105 (12.34%) Apache Hive
29 100 (11.75%) Relational Database

R
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.35%) IIS
8 3 (0.35%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.35%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.24%) Lync
9 2 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.12%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 246 (28.91%) SPSS
2 44 (5.17%) MS Excel
3 41 (4.82%) CPLEX
4 28 (3.29%) Stata
5 18 (2.12%) Spreadsheet
5 18 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
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%) LaTeX
11 6 (0.71%) FastStats
12 4 (0.47%) PowerPivot
13 3 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 42 (4.94%) Google Analytics
2 14 (1.65%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 11 (1.29%) Oracle Financials
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
4 7 (0.82%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.35%) Summit
6 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.24%) HFM
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.12%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.12%) Magento
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%) VoIP
5 5 (0.59%) WLAN
5 5 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.59%) Intranet
6 4 (0.47%) BGP
6 4 (0.47%) OSPF
7 3 (0.35%) SSL
7 3 (0.35%) DHCP
7 3 (0.35%) HTTP
7 3 (0.35%) VPN
7 3 (0.35%) DNS
7 3 (0.35%) LDAP
7 3 (0.35%) MPLS
7 3 (0.35%) Network Security
7 3 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (35.49%) Big Data
2 279 (32.78%) Hadoop
3 171 (20.09%) Data Mining
4 105 (12.34%) Apache Hive
5 100 (11.75%) Relational Database
5 100 (11.75%) SQL Server
6 99 (11.63%) Mahout
7 98 (11.52%) Data Warehouse
8 96 (11.28%) QlikView
9 84 (9.87%) NoSQL
10 70 (8.23%) MongoDB
11 62 (7.29%) HBase
12 61 (7.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 46 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
14 42 (4.94%) Impala
15 39 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 30 (3.53%) Oracle BI EE
17 27 (3.17%) Spotfire
18 23 (2.70%) DataStage
19 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%) Oracle Forms
5 11 (1.29%) Log4j
5 11 (1.29%) Maven
5 11 (1.29%) JConsole
6 10 (1.18%) Yeoman
6 10 (1.18%) Toad
6 10 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (0.59%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.24%) Subversion
9 2 (0.24%) NUnit
10 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.12%) ERwin
10 1 (0.12%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.12%) Selenium
General
1 201 (23.62%) Finance
2 164 (19.27%) 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%) Multimedia
11 8 (0.94%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.82%) Legal
12 7 (0.82%) Electronics
12 7 (0.82%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.71%) Back Office
14 5 (0.59%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.47%) Billing
15 4 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 199 (23.38%) Data Scientist
2 195 (22.91%) Analyst
3 183 (21.50%) Developer
4 87 (10.22%) Data Analyst
5 76 (8.93%) Consultant
6 62 (7.29%) Java Developer
7 58 (6.82%) Architect
8 52 (6.11%) Senior Developer
9 47 (5.52%) Statistician
10 32 (3.76%) Senior Java Developer
10 32 (3.76%) Research Engineer
11 23 (2.70%) C# Developer
12 22 (2.59%) Java Architect
13 21 (2.47%) Support Analyst
13 21 (2.47%) Senior Java Architect
13 21 (2.47%) Senior Architect
14 20 (2.35%) C++ Developer
15 19 (2.23%) Research Scientist
16 18 (2.12%) C# .NET Developer
16 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 39 (4.58%) 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%) J2EE
16 19 (2.23%) WCF
17 18 (2.12%) SciPy
17 18 (2.12%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 266 (31.26%) Analytical Skills
2 246 (28.91%) Algorithms
3 242 (28.44%) Mathematics
4 221 (25.97%) Statistics
5 212 (24.91%) Visualisation
6 175 (20.56%) Computer Science
7 107 (12.57%) Physics
8 51 (5.99%) Economics
9 49 (5.76%) Neural Network
9 49 (5.76%) Open Source
10 47 (5.52%) User Experience
11 41 (4.82%) Data Integration
12 36 (4.23%) Applied Mathematics
13 31 (3.64%) Data Structures
14 27 (3.17%) Digital Media
15 25 (2.94%) Artificial Intelligence
16 23 (2.70%) Client/Server
16 23 (2.70%) Informatics
17 20 (2.35%) Hedge funds
18 18 (2.12%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 72 (8.46%) 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%) Solaris
6 3 (0.35%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.35%) Windows 8
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
2 188 (22.09%) Business Intelligence
3 145 (17.04%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (16.80%) Data Analysis
5 129 (15.16%) MapReduce
6 106 (12.46%) Data Analytics
7 98 (11.52%) ETL
8 90 (10.58%) Predictive Modelling
9 81 (9.52%) Data Modelling
10 80 (9.40%) Bayesian Methods
11 76 (8.93%) OO
12 75 (8.81%) Statistical Analysis
13 73 (8.58%) Statistical Modelling
14 70 (8.23%) Machine Learning
15 60 (7.05%) Multithreading
16 58 (6.82%) Cluster Analysis
17 55 (6.46%) Project Management
17 55 (6.46%) Data Management
18 48 (5.64%) Logistic Regression
19 47 (5.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 393 (46.18%) SQL
2 308 (36.19%) Java
3 282 (33.14%) Python
4 210 (24.68%) MATLAB
5 142 (16.69%) C++
6 79 (9.28%) C#
7 78 (9.17%) JavaScript
8 68 (7.99%) Scala
9 50 (5.88%) 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%) Bash Shell
17 14 (1.65%) VB
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%) HNC
10 1 (0.12%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 1 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.94%) QA
2 12 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.59%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.47%) EMIR
4 4 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.47%) SLA
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%) HDFS
2 10 (1.18%) VirtualBox
3 9 (1.06%) Apache Flume
4 6 (0.71%) vSphere
4 6 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.24%) Terminal Services
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
1 150 (17.63%) Oracle
2 82 (9.64%) Tableau
3 71 (8.34%) Google
4 60 (7.05%) Business Objects
5 39 (4.58%) Microsoft
6 32 (3.76%) IBM
6 32 (3.76%) Informatica
7 29 (3.41%) Cognos
8 21 (2.47%) Teradata
9 20 (2.35%) Ab Initio
10 18 (2.12%) MicroStrategy
10 18 (2.12%) HP
11 15 (1.76%) Netezza
11 15 (1.76%) LexisNexis
11 15 (1.76%) Alteryx
11 15 (1.76%) Talend
12 14 (1.65%) Sony
12 14 (1.65%) Cisco
13 12 (1.41%) Splunk
13 12 (1.41%) Omniture
Horsham, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum 50% Bonus Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum 50% Bonus Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Potential Stock Options
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JWC
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £54000 Per Annum 20% bonus + benefits (healthcare,
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Orchid Wire
Salary: bonus, health insurance, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £110,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and extensi
Posted: 5 days ago