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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 373 437 408
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -29
Permanent jobs citing R 71 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.094% 0.080%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 54 18 15
Average salary £48,000 £58,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.29% +6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £30,194 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £61,500 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +18.27%
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
10263 10615 10354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.70% 47.64% 48.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8862 8977 9089
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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
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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
Hampshire +55 35 £55,000 +53.47% 3
Surrey +13 15 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Buckinghamshire -3 11 £27,500 - 2
Berkshire +11 4 £42,500 -37.03%
Oxfordshire -1 4 £35,000 -24.32% 1
West Sussex -10 3 £47,500 -20.83%
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 79 (54.86%) Python
2 72 (50.00%) SQL
3 61 (42.36%) SAS
4 60 (41.67%) Degree
5 56 (38.89%) Analytics
5 56 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
6 46 (31.94%) Microsoft
7 44 (30.56%) SPSS
8 41 (28.47%) Business Intelligence
9 38 (26.39%) Statistics
10 37 (25.69%) Tableau
11 34 (23.61%) QlikView
12 32 (22.22%) Mathematics
12 32 (22.22%) Computer Science
12 32 (22.22%) MySQL
13 31 (21.53%) Data Mining
13 31 (21.53%) Hadoop
13 31 (21.53%) Algorithms
14 30 (20.83%) Visualisation
14 30 (20.83%) C#
15 29 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (19.44%) C++
16 28 (19.44%) MS Excel
17 27 (18.75%) .NET
17 27 (18.75%) SQL Server
18 26 (18.06%) MS PowerPoint
19 25 (17.36%) Marketing
19 25 (17.36%) Big Data
20 24 (16.67%) VBA
20 24 (16.67%) MATLAB

R
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 61 (42.36%) SAS
2 19 (13.19%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (12.50%) Apache Spark
4 9 (6.25%) Apache
5 8 (5.56%) CMS
5 8 (5.56%) Umbraco
6 6 (4.17%) Apache Pig
7 3 (2.08%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 44 (30.56%) SPSS
2 28 (19.44%) MS Excel
3 26 (18.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (10.42%) PowerPivot
5 10 (6.94%) GNU Octave
6 8 (5.56%) MS Office
7 3 (2.08%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) SAP CRM
1 2 (1.39%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.56%) HTTP
2 2 (1.39%) LAN
2 2 (1.39%) Internet
2 2 (1.39%) Firewall
2 2 (1.39%) WAN
3 1 (0.69%) DHCP
3 1 (0.69%) Wireless
3 1 (0.69%) IPsec
3 1 (0.69%) VLAN
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.69%) NAS
3 1 (0.69%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.69%) InfiniBand
3 1 (0.69%) WebEx
3 1 (0.69%) PSTN
3 1 (0.69%) VoIP
3 1 (0.69%) WLAN
3 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.69%) VPN
3 1 (0.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (23.61%) QlikView
2 32 (22.22%) MySQL
3 31 (21.53%) Data Mining
3 31 (21.53%) Hadoop
4 27 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 25 (17.36%) Big Data
6 19 (13.19%) MariaDB
7 15 (10.42%) Apache Hive
8 14 (9.72%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (7.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (7.64%) NoSQL
10 10 (6.94%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (5.56%) Mahout
12 7 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (3.47%) Base SAS
13 5 (3.47%) Text Mining
14 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (2.78%) OLAP
14 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.69%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.69%) GCC
General
1 25 (17.36%) Marketing
2 12 (8.33%) Retail
3 4 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.78%) Finance
4 3 (2.08%) French Language
5 2 (1.39%) Law
5 2 (1.39%) Billing
6 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.69%) Advertising
6 1 (0.69%) Banking
6 1 (0.69%) German Language
6 1 (0.69%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (27.08%) Data Scientist
2 35 (24.31%) Analyst
3 24 (16.67%) Developer
4 18 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 13 (9.03%) Data Analyst
6 12 (8.33%) Data Manager
7 10 (6.94%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 9 (6.25%) Web Developer
9 8 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (5.56%) Insight Analyst
10 6 (4.17%) C# Software Engineer
10 6 (4.17%) Senior Manager
11 5 (3.47%) Operations Manager
11 5 (3.47%) Business Manager
12 4 (2.78%) Senior Security Engineer
12 4 (2.78%) Performance Analyst
12 4 (2.78%) SQL Developer
12 4 (2.78%) Security Engineer
12 4 (2.78%) Technical Support
12 4 (2.78%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.75%) .NET
2 21 (14.58%) ASP.NET
3 19 (13.19%) RabbitMQ
3 19 (13.19%) AngularJS
4 13 (9.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (6.94%) Ajax
5 10 (6.94%) CSS
5 10 (6.94%) HTML
6 8 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (5.56%) Backbone.js
6 8 (5.56%) Web Services
6 8 (5.56%) XML
6 8 (5.56%) XSLT
6 8 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 8 (5.56%) WCF
7 4 (2.78%) OAuth
7 4 (2.78%) OpenID
7 4 (2.78%) SAML
8 2 (1.39%) Middleware
8 2 (1.39%) SAP BSP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (26.39%) Statistics
3 32 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 32 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 31 (21.53%) Algorithms
5 30 (20.83%) Visualisation
6 17 (11.81%) Economics
7 11 (7.64%) Mobile App
8 8 (5.56%) Neural Network
9 7 (4.86%) Physics
10 3 (2.08%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.39%) Data Integration
11 2 (1.39%) FMCG
12 1 (0.69%) Telematics
12 1 (0.69%) CUDA
12 1 (0.69%) Life Science
12 1 (0.69%) Wiki
12 1 (0.69%) IBM Mainframe
12 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.25%) Linux
2 8 (5.56%) Android
2 8 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 8 (5.56%) UNIX
3 2 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (38.89%) Analytics
2 41 (28.47%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (15.97%) Data Modelling
4 23 (15.97%) Machine Learning
5 22 (15.28%) Software Engineering
6 21 (14.58%) MVC
7 19 (13.19%) Statistical Modelling
8 18 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 18 (12.50%) Predictive Analytics
9 17 (11.81%) OO
9 17 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (11.11%) Logistic Regression
11 15 (10.42%) MapReduce
12 14 (9.72%) OOP
12 14 (9.72%) CHAID
13 12 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
13 12 (8.33%) Predictive Modelling
14 11 (7.64%) Open Source
14 11 (7.64%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (54.86%) Python
2 72 (50.00%) SQL
3 30 (20.83%) C#
4 28 (19.44%) C++
5 24 (16.67%) MATLAB
5 24 (16.67%) VBA
6 13 (9.03%) Java
6 13 (9.03%) JavaScript
7 8 (5.56%) PHP
8 3 (2.08%) VB
8 3 (2.08%) Ruby
8 3 (2.08%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.39%) ABAP
10 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 60 (41.67%) Degree
2 4 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.39%) PhD
3 2 (1.39%) CCNP
4 1 (0.69%) CCNA
4 1 (0.69%) CCDP
4 1 (0.69%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.39%) HDFS
2 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.69%) XenServer
2 1 (0.69%) KVM
Systems Management
1 19 (13.19%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (13.19%) StatsD
2 15 (10.42%) logstash
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 46 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 37 (25.69%) Tableau
3 10 (6.94%) IBM
4 9 (6.25%) VMware
4 9 (6.25%) Oracle
5 4 (2.78%) SAP
5 4 (2.78%) Cognos
5 4 (2.78%) RapidMiner
5 4 (2.78%) Alterian
5 4 (2.78%) New Relic
6 3 (2.08%) Netezza
6 3 (2.08%) Hortonworks
6 3 (2.08%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.08%) MapR
6 3 (2.08%) Teradata
7 2 (1.39%) Informatica
7 2 (1.39%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.39%) Cisco
8 1 (0.69%) Sun
8 1 (0.69%) Intel
South East
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Clarity
Salary: £ Dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Newvoicemedia
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Clarity
Posted: 25 days ago