The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 82 88 93
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing R 1 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.11% 1.38% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 2.45% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 12
Median salary £65,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% +3.65%
UK excluding London median salary £46,750 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +9.75%
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
396 613 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 42.26% 56.45% 49.86%
Number of salaries quoted 357 564 451
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing R as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for R.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (100.00%) Base SAS

R
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Base SAS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree