The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 94 - 92
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing R 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.18% - 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% - 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £25,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,750 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.04% +5.00%
R
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
656 596 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 59.74% 53.02% 61.33%
Number of salaries quoted 594 532 547
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing R across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

R
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing R across the Kent region.

R Salary Trend in Kent

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) SAS
3 5 (45.45%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 5 (45.45%) Base SAS
3 5 (45.45%) Linear Regression
4 4 (36.36%) Statistical Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Data Structures
4 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
4 4 (36.36%) Big Data
4 4 (36.36%) Apache Pig
4 4 (36.36%) Cyber Security
4 4 (36.36%) Open Source
4 4 (36.36%) Apache Hive
4 4 (36.36%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) MATLAB
6 1 (9.09%) C++
6 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
6 1 (9.09%) Fortran
6 1 (9.09%) CHAID
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) OOD
6 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Postgraduate
6 1 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management

R
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 6 (54.55%) SAS
2 4 (36.36%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Base SAS
2 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
2 4 (36.36%) Apache Hive
2 4 (36.36%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Junior
2 4 (36.36%) Data Scientist
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Market Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Pricing Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Structures
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Physics
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Linear Regression
2 4 (36.36%) Statistical Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Cyber Security
2 4 (36.36%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Insight
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) OOD
3 1 (9.09%) CHAID
3 1 (9.09%) 3D Visualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) MATLAB
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Alterian