The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 415 410 435
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +25
Permanent jobs citing R 25 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.076% 0.053%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 6
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,349 £43,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £79,000 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £46,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.21% +24.00%
R
England

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

Programming Languages Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10328 10311 11395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 46.94% 48.81% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8652 9090 10163
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

R
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

R
Salary Trend in the South East

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

R Salary Trend in the South East

R
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

R Salary Histogram in the South East

R
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +4 6 £50,000 -6.97% 1
West Sussex - 6 £60,000 - 1
Surrey +5 5 £40,000 +42.85% 1
Hampshire -5 3 £31,349 -81.55% 1
East Sussex -25 2 £31,250 -21.87% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £32,000 -
Berkshire 0 1 £57,500 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 38 (62.30%) SQL
1 38 (62.30%) Analytics
2 31 (50.82%) Python
2 31 (50.82%) Statistics
3 30 (49.18%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (32.79%) Java
5 18 (29.51%) MS Excel
5 18 (29.51%) Marketing
5 18 (29.51%) Google
6 17 (27.87%) Data Modelling
6 17 (27.87%) Digital Marketing
7 16 (26.23%) VBA
8 15 (24.59%) WebTrends
8 15 (24.59%) MATLAB
8 15 (24.59%) Coremetrics
8 15 (24.59%) Omniture
8 15 (24.59%) Web Development
8 15 (24.59%) Business Development
8 15 (24.59%) Electronics
8 15 (24.59%) SEO
8 15 (24.59%) Google Analytics
8 15 (24.59%) Social Media
8 15 (24.59%) User Experience
9 13 (21.31%) Degree
9 13 (21.31%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (19.67%) Oracle
11 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
11 11 (18.03%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (18.03%) Data Analysis
12 10 (16.39%) C++

R
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 8 (13.11%) SAS
2 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.64%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.64%) Lync
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 18 (29.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (24.59%) WebTrends
1 15 (24.59%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.28%) SaaS
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) MPLS
2 1 (1.64%) H.323
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
2 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.64%) PBX
2 1 (1.64%) PSTN
2 1 (1.64%) SMTP
2 1 (1.64%) DHCP
2 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.64%) VPN
2 1 (1.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
1 11 (18.03%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (14.75%) Big Data
3 8 (13.11%) MySQL
4 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
4 7 (11.48%) DB2
4 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (11.48%) Hadoop
5 6 (9.84%) RDBMS
5 6 (9.84%) DataStage
5 6 (9.84%) SQLPlus
5 6 (9.84%) NoSQL
5 6 (9.84%) Oracle Exadata
5 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (9.84%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (8.20%) Data Mining
7 3 (4.92%) QlikView
7 3 (4.92%) Pentaho
7 3 (4.92%) HBase
8 2 (3.28%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Toad
1 6 (9.84%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.64%) NUnit
2 1 (1.64%) Subversion
2 1 (1.64%) ReSharper
2 1 (1.64%) Selenium
2 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (29.51%) Marketing
2 15 (24.59%) Electronics
3 7 (11.48%) Finance
4 4 (6.56%) Games
5 3 (4.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.64%) Retail
6 1 (1.64%) Legal
6 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (47.54%) Analyst
2 15 (24.59%) Research Analyst
2 15 (24.59%) Insight Analyst
3 9 (14.75%) Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Test Manager
5 5 (8.20%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Data Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Python Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.92%) Data Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Programmer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Statistical Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Graduate
8 2 (3.28%) Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Data Scientist
8 2 (3.28%) Graduate Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) NumPy
2 4 (6.56%) CSS3
2 4 (6.56%) HTML
2 4 (6.56%) CSS
2 4 (6.56%) Pandas
3 3 (4.92%) LAMP
3 3 (4.92%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (4.92%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (3.28%) Google Closure
4 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.28%) HTML5
4 2 (3.28%) REST
4 2 (3.28%) JSON
4 2 (3.28%) JDBC
5 1 (1.64%) OLE
5 1 (1.64%) .NET
5 1 (1.64%) RESTful
5 1 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (50.82%) Statistics
2 30 (49.18%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (24.59%) Social Media
3 15 (24.59%) User Experience
4 8 (13.11%) Mathematics
5 6 (9.84%) Mainframe
6 5 (8.20%) Visualisation
7 4 (6.56%) Open Source
8 3 (4.92%) Data Integration
8 3 (4.92%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (4.92%) Chemistry
8 3 (4.92%) Biology
9 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
9 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
9 2 (3.28%) Physics
10 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
10 1 (1.64%) CMDB
10 1 (1.64%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) UNIX
2 7 (11.48%) Linux
3 5 (8.20%) Windows
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.92%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (62.30%) Analytics
2 17 (27.87%) Data Modelling
2 17 (27.87%) Digital Marketing
3 15 (24.59%) Web Development
3 15 (24.59%) Business Development
3 15 (24.59%) SEO
4 13 (21.31%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (18.03%) Data Analysis
6 9 (14.75%) ETL
7 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (11.48%) OO
9 6 (9.84%) Validation
9 6 (9.84%) Test Management
9 6 (9.84%) Data Validation
9 6 (9.84%) Test Strategy
10 5 (8.20%) Data Analytics
10 5 (8.20%) TDD
11 4 (6.56%) OOP
11 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (6.56%) Bayesian Methods
Programming Languages
1 38 (62.30%) SQL
2 31 (50.82%) Python
3 20 (32.79%) Java
4 16 (26.23%) VBA
5 15 (24.59%) MATLAB
6 10 (16.39%) C++
7 6 (9.84%) PL/SQL
8 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
8 5 (8.20%) Perl
9 4 (6.56%) Ruby
10 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.28%) C#
12 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) PhD
3 3 (4.92%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.28%) Terminal Services
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) vSphere
3 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) WSUS
1 2 (3.28%) SCCM
2 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) Google
2 15 (24.59%) Coremetrics
2 15 (24.59%) Omniture
3 12 (19.67%) Oracle
4 9 (14.75%) Business Objects
4 9 (14.75%) Cognos
5 6 (9.84%) HP
6 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.28%) Citrix
7 2 (3.28%) VMware
8 1 (1.64%) Mitel
8 1 (1.64%) Siemens
8 1 (1.64%) Norkom
8 1 (1.64%) Polycom
8 1 (1.64%) New Relic
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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