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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 352 371 409
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +38
Permanent jobs citing R 74 99 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.47% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 0.94% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 62 90 41
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,200 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
8957 10572 10141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.29% 50.16% 46.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7850 9249 8518
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing R as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Oxfordshire +18 31 £57,500 +61.97% 5
Buckinghamshire - 14 £30,000 - 3
Surrey 0 9 £47,500 +21.79%
Berkshire +24 5 £52,500 +10.52% 2
East Sussex - 5 £70,000 -
Hampshire -10 4 £47,500 -13.63%
Kent -3 2 £65,000 +44.44% 3
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 South East region with a requirement for R.

1 108 (59.02%) Python
2 81 (44.26%) SQL
3 75 (40.98%) C++
4 74 (40.44%) Software Engineering
5 72 (39.34%) Machine Learning
6 60 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (31.69%) Algorithms
8 47 (25.68%) C#
8 47 (25.68%) Big Data
9 46 (25.14%) Java
10 45 (24.59%) PhD
10 45 (24.59%) MATLAB
11 42 (22.95%) Analytics
12 41 (22.40%) Analytical Skills
12 41 (22.40%) Hadoop
13 34 (18.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 34 (18.58%) Linux
13 34 (18.58%) STL
13 34 (18.58%) Degree
14 30 (16.39%) MySQL
15 29 (15.85%) Perl
15 29 (15.85%) Microsoft
16 28 (15.30%) C
17 26 (14.21%) Apache Spark
17 26 (14.21%) Amazon AWS
18 25 (13.66%) Opscode Chef
18 25 (13.66%) Statistics
18 25 (13.66%) Mathematics
19 24 (13.11%) Data Mining
19 24 (13.11%) Open Source

R
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 26 (14.21%) Apache Spark
2 22 (12.02%) SAS
3 20 (10.93%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (4.37%) Apache
5 6 (3.28%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.64%) IIS
6 3 (1.64%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.09%) JBoss
8 1 (0.55%) nginx
8 1 (0.55%) PegaRULES
8 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (11.48%) GNU Octave
2 15 (8.20%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.73%) SPSS
4 4 (2.19%) MS Office
5 3 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.09%) Mathematica
6 2 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.55%) Data Workbench
2 1 (0.55%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (14.21%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.64%) SaaS
5 2 (1.09%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.28%) BIG-IP
1 6 (3.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 6 (3.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 6 (3.28%) Internet
1 6 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.64%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.68%) Big Data
2 41 (22.40%) Hadoop
3 30 (16.39%) MySQL
4 24 (13.11%) Data Mining
5 20 (10.93%) Relational Database
6 19 (10.38%) SQL Server
7 18 (9.84%) NoSQL
8 10 (5.46%) Apache Hive
8 10 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (5.46%) Spotfire
9 7 (3.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (3.83%) RDBMS
10 6 (3.28%) MongoDB
11 5 (2.73%) HBase
12 4 (2.19%) SAS Visual Analytics
12 4 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.64%) QlikView
13 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (7.10%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.01%) Clang
2 11 (6.01%) GCC
3 9 (4.92%) Vagrant
4 8 (4.37%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.19%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.19%) Subversion
6 3 (1.64%) Selenium
7 2 (1.09%) Grunt
7 2 (1.09%) gulp
7 2 (1.09%) NCrunch
7 2 (1.09%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.09%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.09%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.55%) CMake
8 1 (0.55%) JUnit
8 1 (0.55%) Moq
8 1 (0.55%) NUnit
8 1 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.55%) TestNG
General
1 23 (12.57%) Finance
2 22 (12.02%) Marketing
3 14 (7.65%) Telecoms
4 13 (7.10%) Retail
5 12 (6.56%) Automotive
6 11 (6.01%) Aerospace
7 8 (4.37%) Games
8 5 (2.73%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (2.73%) Russian Language
9 3 (1.64%) Advertising
9 3 (1.64%) Electronics
9 3 (1.64%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (28.42%) Developer
2 32 (17.49%) Data Scientist
3 24 (13.11%) Research Engineer
4 20 (10.93%) Software Engineer
5 17 (9.29%) Computer Engineer
5 17 (9.29%) Computer Vision Engineer
5 17 (9.29%) Software Developer
6 14 (7.65%) Analyst
7 13 (7.10%) C++ Developer
8 12 (6.56%) Linux Developer
9 11 (6.01%) Architect
9 11 (6.01%) C++ Software Developer
9 11 (6.01%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
10 9 (4.92%) Data Analyst
11 8 (4.37%) Java Engineer
11 8 (4.37%) Security Architect
12 7 (3.83%) SQL Developer
13 6 (3.28%) C Developer
13 6 (3.28%) Report Developer
13 6 (3.28%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (18.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 34 (18.58%) STL
2 22 (12.02%) OpenCV
2 22 (12.02%) RabbitMQ
3 18 (9.84%) Natural Language Processing
4 14 (7.65%) .NET
5 13 (7.10%) Lucene
6 12 (6.56%) AngularJS
6 12 (6.56%) XML
7 11 (6.01%) XML Schema
8 8 (4.37%) Kafka
9 7 (3.83%) Cascading
10 6 (3.28%) D3.js
10 6 (3.28%) HTML
10 6 (3.28%) Node.js
11 5 (2.73%) ASP.NET
11 5 (2.73%) CSS
11 5 (2.73%) Web Services
12 4 (2.19%) scikit-learn
13 3 (1.64%) React
Miscellaneous
1 58 (31.69%) Algorithms
2 41 (22.40%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (13.66%) Mathematics
3 25 (13.66%) Statistics
4 17 (9.29%) Artificial Intelligence
4 17 (9.29%) Computer Science
5 16 (8.74%) Visualisation
6 14 (7.65%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (7.10%) Neural Network
8 11 (6.01%) Physics
8 11 (6.01%) User Experience
9 8 (4.37%) Data Structures
10 7 (3.83%) Mobile App
11 6 (3.28%) Private Cloud
11 6 (3.28%) Public Cloud
12 5 (2.73%) Online Games
13 4 (2.19%) Credit Risk
13 4 (2.19%) Informatics
14 2 (1.09%) Data Extraction
14 2 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (18.58%) Linux
2 23 (12.57%) Windows
3 11 (6.01%) Unix
4 3 (1.64%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.55%) Android
5 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (40.44%) Software Engineering
2 72 (39.34%) Machine Learning
3 60 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (22.95%) Analytics
5 24 (13.11%) Open Source
6 23 (12.57%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (11.48%) Computer Vision
7 21 (11.48%) Scrum
7 21 (11.48%) Signal Processing
8 19 (10.38%) Data Analytics
9 17 (9.29%) Data Analysis
9 17 (9.29%) OO
9 17 (9.29%) SDLC
9 17 (9.29%) Statistical Modelling
10 15 (8.20%) OOP
11 14 (7.65%) Statistical Analysis
12 13 (7.10%) Big Data Analytics
12 13 (7.10%) Data Modelling
13 12 (6.56%) Predictive Modelling
13 12 (6.56%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 108 (59.02%) Python
2 81 (44.26%) SQL
3 75 (40.98%) C++
4 47 (25.68%) C#
5 46 (25.14%) Java
6 45 (24.59%) MATLAB
7 29 (15.85%) Perl
8 28 (15.30%) C
9 16 (8.74%) Scala
10 15 (8.20%) JavaScript
11 8 (4.37%) PowerShell
11 8 (4.37%) T-SQL
12 7 (3.83%) Bash Shell
12 7 (3.83%) Ruby
12 7 (3.83%) Shell Script
12 7 (3.83%) VB
13 6 (3.28%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.73%) F#
14 5 (2.73%) VBA
15 3 (1.64%) Go
Qualifications
1 45 (24.59%) PhD
2 34 (18.58%) Degree
3 14 (7.65%) CISSP
4 8 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.28%) MCP
5 6 (3.28%) MCSE
5 6 (3.28%) MCTS
6 3 (1.64%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.55%) CEH
7 1 (0.55%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.65%) PCI DSS
2 8 (4.37%) HIPAA
2 8 (4.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.73%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.46%) Docker
2 9 (4.92%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.55%) HDFS
3 1 (0.55%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 25 (13.66%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (10.38%) StatsD
3 8 (4.37%) Puppet
4 6 (3.28%) logstash
4 6 (3.28%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.46%) Cloudera
2 10 (5.46%) IBM
2 10 (5.46%) Tableau
3 9 (4.92%) Hortonworks
3 9 (4.92%) SAP
4 7 (3.83%) Oracle
5 6 (3.28%) F5
5 6 (3.28%) Google
5 6 (3.28%) HP
5 6 (3.28%) SolarWinds
5 6 (3.28%) Teradata
6 5 (2.73%) New Relic
7 4 (2.19%) ESRI
7 4 (2.19%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (1.09%) Adobe
8 2 (1.09%) VMware
9 1 (0.55%) ILOG
9 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
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