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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 81 94 105
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Permanent jobs citing R 5 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.63% 0.36% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.24% 0.68% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 8
Median salary £53,750 £47,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.15% +15.85%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
403 584 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 50.69% 52.57% 54.81%
Number of salaries quoted 348 524 586
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R across the Kent region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

R Salary Histogram in Kent

R
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Kent region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 3 £65,000 -
Folkestone +4 2 £32,500 -31.57%
R
South East

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) SAS
2 4 (66.67%) Credit Risk
2 4 (66.67%) Base SAS
3 3 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Statistics
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (33.33%) System Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Linear Regression
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
5 1 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
5 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Release Management
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

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 4 (66.67%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Base SAS
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (16.67%) DTS
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
2 1 (16.67%) NUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Insight Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Caliburn.Micro
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Credit Risk
2 2 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Linear Regression
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (16.67%) MVVM
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Research
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft