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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank - 98 109
Permanent jobs citing R 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.38% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.66% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.42%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
573 608 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.28% 58.46% 58.01%
Number of salaries quoted 499 544 579
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 12 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) Unit Testing
2 9 (90.00%) System Testing
3 8 (80.00%) HTML
3 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (80.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (70.00%) MVVM
4 7 (70.00%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (60.00%) Backbone.js
5 6 (60.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (60.00%) Sitecore
5 6 (60.00%) OWASP
5 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
5 6 (60.00%) Software Architecture
5 6 (60.00%) CMS
5 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (60.00%) ReSharper
5 6 (60.00%) LINQ
5 6 (60.00%) TDD
5 6 (60.00%) SEO

R
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (60.00%) CMS
1 6 (60.00%) IIS
1 6 (60.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (60.00%) ReSharper
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (10.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (10.00%) NUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (60.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 6 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (60.00%) C# Web Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (60.00%) Backbone.js
4 6 (60.00%) LINQ
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (20.00%) WinForms
5 2 (20.00%) WPF
6 1 (10.00%) Caliburn.Micro
6 1 (10.00%) Ember.js
6 1 (10.00%) Express
6 1 (10.00%) J2EE
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (10.00%) React
6 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) W3C
2 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) MVC
1 9 (90.00%) System Testing
1 9 (90.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
2 7 (70.00%) MVVM
3 6 (60.00%) Change Management
3 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (60.00%) OWASP
3 6 (60.00%) SEO
3 6 (60.00%) Software Architecture
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Isomorphic JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (10.00%) ES6
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Sitecore
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Facebook
3 1 (10.00%) Yahoo!