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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 444 524 677
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +153
Permanent jobs citing R 516 370 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.38% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% 0.71% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 431 333 147
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +30.13%
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
50435 52206 54999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.55% 53.26% 54.49%
Number of salaries quoted 43421 44043 48221
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,649 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 February 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 February 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 +19 365 £57,500 -4.16% 55
South East +14 49 £50,000 - 8
Yorkshire +37 38 £45,000 -50.00% 3
West Midlands +3 21 £52,500 +45.83%
East of England +9 18 £39,282 -12.70% 2
East Midlands - 16 £40,000 - 3
South West -8 9 £42,000 -
North West -4 5 £47,500 -5.00% 1
North East - 2 - -
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 590 (61.01%) Analytics
2 437 (45.19%) SQL
3 370 (38.26%) SAS
4 359 (37.13%) Python
5 347 (35.88%) Big Data
6 336 (34.75%) Analytical Skills
7 285 (29.47%) SPSS
8 274 (28.34%) Business Intelligence
9 261 (26.99%) Hadoop
10 242 (25.03%) MATLAB
10 242 (25.03%) Degree
11 235 (24.30%) Finance
12 221 (22.85%) Visualisation
13 207 (21.41%) Statistics
14 204 (21.10%) Mathematics
15 202 (20.89%) Oracle
16 199 (20.58%) Data Mining
17 195 (20.17%) Data Analysis
18 191 (19.75%) Java
19 186 (19.23%) Algorithms
20 176 (18.20%) PhD
20 176 (18.20%) Marketing
21 164 (16.96%) QlikView
22 156 (16.13%) Statistical Modelling
23 152 (15.72%) Computer Science
24 140 (14.48%) Tableau
25 133 (13.75%) SQL Server
26 127 (13.13%) Data Modelling
27 124 (12.82%) Data Analytics
28 121 (12.51%) Agile Software Development

R
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 370 (38.26%) SAS
2 68 (7.03%) Apache Pig
3 32 (3.31%) Oracle Coherence
4 25 (2.59%) Apache Spark
5 22 (2.28%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.34%) MS Exchange
7 8 (0.83%) Apache
7 8 (0.83%) OpenStack
8 7 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.62%) IIS
10 5 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.41%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.41%) Lync
12 2 (0.21%) Node.js
12 2 (0.21%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.10%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.10%) JBoss
13 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.10%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 285 (29.47%) SPSS
2 42 (4.34%) MS Excel
3 28 (2.90%) Weka
4 26 (2.69%) MS Office
5 24 (2.48%) Stata
6 22 (2.28%) CPLEX
7 16 (1.65%) Mathematica
8 8 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (0.72%) FastStats
9 7 (0.72%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.72%) S-PLUS
10 6 (0.62%) LaTeX
11 4 (0.41%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.31%) Gephi
12 3 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.21%) EViews
14 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 48 (4.96%) Google Analytics
2 16 (1.65%) Oracle Financials
2 16 (1.65%) Oracle General Ledger
2 16 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 16 (1.65%) Oracle Payables
2 16 (1.65%) Oracle Receivables
3 12 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.93%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 8 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.83%) Oracle Assets
5 8 (0.83%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 5 (0.52%) SiteCatalyst
7 4 (0.41%) HFM
7 4 (0.41%) Hyperion Planning
8 3 (0.31%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.21%) SalesLogix
10 1 (0.10%) Summit
10 1 (0.10%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (2.07%) Amazon EMR
5 18 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (1.86%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.52%) SaaS
6 5 (0.52%) GitHub
7 4 (0.41%) Office 365
8 2 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.10%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.07%) Internet
2 18 (1.86%) WAN
3 14 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (1.24%) Firewall
5 11 (1.14%) Wireless
6 10 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (0.62%) LAN
7 6 (0.62%) MPLS
7 6 (0.62%) OSPF
8 5 (0.52%) BGP
8 5 (0.52%) PBX
8 5 (0.52%) VoIP
8 5 (0.52%) LDAP
9 4 (0.41%) HTTP
9 4 (0.41%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.31%) WLAN
10 3 (0.31%) DNS
10 3 (0.31%) SSL
10 3 (0.31%) SAN
11 2 (0.21%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (35.88%) Big Data
2 261 (26.99%) Hadoop
3 199 (20.58%) Data Mining
4 164 (16.96%) QlikView
5 133 (13.75%) SQL Server
6 113 (11.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 106 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
8 88 (9.10%) Apache Hive
9 79 (8.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 73 (7.55%) Oracle BI EE
11 71 (7.34%) MongoDB
12 68 (7.03%) NoSQL
13 66 (6.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 60 (6.20%) Relational Database
15 59 (6.10%) Apache Cassandra
16 58 (6.00%) Mahout
17 37 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
18 36 (3.72%) Spotfire
19 31 (3.21%) Clementine
19 31 (3.21%) HBase
Development Applications
1 29 (3.00%) Git (software)
2 27 (2.79%) Jenkins
3 23 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
4 17 (1.76%) Toad
5 15 (1.55%) Yeoman
6 14 (1.45%) Visual Studio
7 9 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (0.93%) Maven
8 7 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.41%) Subversion
9 4 (0.41%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.31%) LabVIEW
10 3 (0.31%) JUnit
10 3 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.21%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.21%) Zephyr
11 2 (0.21%) JBehave
11 2 (0.21%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.21%) Cucumber
General
1 235 (24.30%) Finance
2 176 (18.20%) Marketing
3 57 (5.89%) Retail
4 51 (5.27%) Banking
5 29 (3.00%) Games
6 25 (2.59%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.65%) Front Office
8 14 (1.45%) Advertising
9 13 (1.34%) Back Office
10 11 (1.14%) Publishing
11 9 (0.93%) Electronics
12 7 (0.72%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.62%) Online Betting
14 5 (0.52%) Law
14 5 (0.52%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.41%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.31%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.31%) German Language
16 3 (0.31%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 281 (29.06%) Analyst
2 246 (25.44%) Data Scientist
3 140 (14.48%) Data Analyst
4 97 (10.03%) Developer
5 86 (8.89%) Consultant
6 68 (7.03%) Architect
7 38 (3.93%) Software Engineer
8 35 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
9 33 (3.41%) Business Analyst
9 33 (3.41%) Data Modeller
10 30 (3.10%) Insight Analyst
11 26 (2.69%) Business Intelligence Architect
11 26 (2.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 25 (2.59%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 23 (2.38%) C++ Developer
14 22 (2.28%) Business Consultant
15 21 (2.17%) Junior
15 21 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Manager
16 19 (1.96%) Data Architect
17 18 (1.86%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (4.24%) HTML
2 38 (3.93%) .NET
2 38 (3.93%) D3.js
3 30 (3.10%) Pandas
4 28 (2.90%) SciPy
5 27 (2.79%) CSS
6 25 (2.59%) XML
7 22 (2.28%) Natural Language Processing
7 22 (2.28%) jQuery
8 20 (2.07%) HTML5
9 19 (1.96%) Cascading
10 17 (1.76%) NumPy
11 16 (1.65%) Web Services
12 15 (1.55%) Cascalog
13 14 (1.45%) REST
14 12 (1.24%) CSS3
14 12 (1.24%) Flash
15 11 (1.14%) Spring
15 11 (1.14%) Matplotlib
16 10 (1.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 336 (34.75%) Analytical Skills
2 221 (22.85%) Visualisation
3 207 (21.41%) Statistics
4 204 (21.10%) Mathematics
5 186 (19.23%) Algorithms
6 152 (15.72%) Computer Science
7 64 (6.62%) Open Source
8 63 (6.51%) Artificial Intelligence
9 53 (5.48%) Physics
10 38 (3.93%) Neural Network
11 34 (3.52%) Data Structures
12 32 (3.31%) Economics
13 26 (2.69%) Credit Risk
14 25 (2.59%) Social Media
15 23 (2.38%) Data Integration
15 23 (2.38%) Chemistry
16 20 (2.07%) Applied Mathematics
16 20 (2.07%) Informatics
16 20 (2.07%) Mobile App
17 19 (1.96%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 59 (6.10%) Linux
2 36 (3.72%) Windows
3 32 (3.31%) UNIX
4 11 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.41%) CentOS
6 4 (0.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.21%) Android
8 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 590 (61.01%) Analytics
2 274 (28.34%) Business Intelligence
3 195 (20.17%) Data Analysis
4 156 (16.13%) Statistical Modelling
5 127 (13.13%) Data Modelling
6 124 (12.82%) Data Analytics
7 121 (12.51%) Agile Software Development
8 114 (11.79%) Machine Learning
9 101 (10.44%) Statistical Analysis
10 99 (10.24%) ETL
11 79 (8.17%) Predictive Modelling
12 78 (8.07%) MapReduce
13 64 (6.62%) Predictive Analytics
14 61 (6.31%) Bayesian Methods
15 59 (6.10%) Software Engineering
16 55 (5.69%) Project Management
17 45 (4.65%) Data Management
17 45 (4.65%) Line Management
18 42 (4.34%) Time Series Analysis
19 40 (4.14%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 437 (45.19%) SQL
2 359 (37.13%) Python
3 242 (25.03%) MATLAB
4 191 (19.75%) Java
5 114 (11.79%) C++
6 64 (6.62%) VBA
7 56 (5.79%) C#
7 56 (5.79%) JavaScript
8 48 (4.96%) Scala
9 47 (4.86%) C
10 46 (4.76%) Perl
11 35 (3.62%) Ruby
12 29 (3.00%) Clojure
13 22 (2.28%) PHP
14 21 (2.17%) Bash Shell
15 19 (1.96%) PL/SQL
16 17 (1.76%) T-SQL
17 8 (0.83%) Golang
17 8 (0.83%) Shell Script
18 7 (0.72%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 242 (25.03%) Degree
2 176 (18.20%) PhD
3 23 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (1.86%) CCNP
5 16 (1.65%) VCP4
6 13 (1.34%) CCIE
6 13 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.24%) Postgraduate
8 11 (1.14%) Security Cleared
9 7 (0.72%) CCNA
10 3 (0.31%) CISSP
10 3 (0.31%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.21%) NCIE
11 2 (0.21%) VCP5
11 2 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.21%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.21%) MBA
11 2 (0.21%) CCA
11 2 (0.21%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (6.41%) QA
2 6 (0.62%) Data Quality
2 6 (0.62%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.41%) SLA
4 1 (0.10%) EMIR
4 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 21 (2.17%) HDFS
2 15 (1.55%) VirtualBox
3 10 (1.03%) vSphere
4 7 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.72%) Docker
5 6 (0.62%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.52%) Xen
6 5 (0.52%) LXC
6 5 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.52%) KVM
7 4 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.31%) Firmware
8 3 (0.31%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.21%) XenApp
9 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.10%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (1.55%) Vagrant
2 12 (1.24%) Puppet
3 5 (0.52%) Mesos
4 4 (0.41%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.41%) SCOM
4 4 (0.41%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.21%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.21%) SCCM
7 1 (0.10%) OPNET
7 1 (0.10%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 202 (20.89%) Oracle
2 140 (14.48%) Tableau
3 84 (8.69%) Business Objects
4 83 (8.58%) Microsoft
5 57 (5.89%) Google
6 49 (5.07%) Informatica
7 30 (3.10%) Cisco
8 29 (3.00%) Ab Initio
9 26 (2.69%) Teradata
9 26 (2.69%) IBM
10 22 (2.28%) Cognos
11 21 (2.17%) MicroStrategy
12 20 (2.07%) Netezza
13 18 (1.86%) Adobe
13 18 (1.86%) HP
14 16 (1.65%) SAP
14 16 (1.65%) Sony
14 16 (1.65%) Omniture
15 11 (1.14%) VMware
16 10 (1.03%) Splunk
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Plus Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + OTE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Car allowance, Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus performance bonus + pension + h
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + share options
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Fuel Recruitment
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
SEC Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + options - benefits
Posted: 4 days ago