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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing R 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +18.27%
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
621 466 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 57.34% 47.50% 60.28%
Number of salaries quoted 579 400 550
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) SAS
3 5 (55.56%) Python
3 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 5 (55.56%) Base SAS
3 5 (55.56%) Linear Regression
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
5 3 (33.33%) Open Source
5 3 (33.33%) Apache Hive
5 3 (33.33%) Big Data
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
5 3 (33.33%) Apache Pig
5 3 (33.33%) Cyber Security
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) CHAID
6 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
6 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) Customer Insight
6 1 (11.11%) Retail
6 1 (11.11%) Alterian

R
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (66.67%) SAS
2 3 (33.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Base SAS
2 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 3 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 3 (33.33%) Big Data
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Junior
2 3 (33.33%) Data Scientist
3 1 (11.11%) Market Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Pricing Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Linear Regression
2 3 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 3 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Insight
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) CHAID
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Alterian