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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 386 421 433
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +12
Permanent jobs citing R 54 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.12% 0.063%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 47 26 12
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +31.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £24,874 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £50,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
10207 11329 11092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.14% 49.76% 50.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8804 9635 9720
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 31 March 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 March 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
Surrey - 23 £50,000 -
Middlesex +15 7 £62,500 -
Berkshire +9 7 £65,000 -3.70%
Hampshire -17 6 £65,000 +30.00%
Kent - 5 £37,000 - 3
East Sussex - 4 £43,750 - 2
West Sussex - 2 £25,125 -
Oxfordshire +4 1 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 1 £32,500 +8.33%
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 70 (61.40%) Analytics
2 60 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (39.47%) SQL
4 43 (37.72%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (31.58%) SAS
7 34 (29.82%) Oracle
7 34 (29.82%) Tableau
8 33 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 33 (28.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 31 (27.19%) QlikView
10 30 (26.32%) Degree
10 30 (26.32%) Python
10 30 (26.32%) Big Data
11 29 (25.44%) SQL Server
11 29 (25.44%) Visualisation
12 26 (22.81%) Scrum
12 26 (22.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 25 (21.93%) SPSS
14 23 (20.18%) Machine Learning
14 23 (20.18%) Kimball Methodology
15 22 (19.30%) MATLAB
15 22 (19.30%) .NET
15 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
15 22 (19.30%) Waterfall
16 21 (18.42%) Performance Management
16 21 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
16 21 (18.42%) Predictive Analytics
16 21 (18.42%) Mathematics

R
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 36 (31.58%) SAS
2 21 (18.42%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.26%) Apache
4 3 (2.63%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 25 (21.93%) SPSS
2 6 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.88%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) LDAP
2 1 (0.88%) LAN
2 1 (0.88%) PSTN
2 1 (0.88%) WAN
2 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) MPLS
2 1 (0.88%) OSPF
2 1 (0.88%) BGP-4
2 1 (0.88%) SS7
2 1 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.88%) ADSL2+
2 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.88%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 33 (28.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (27.19%) QlikView
4 30 (26.32%) Big Data
5 29 (25.44%) SQL Server
6 26 (22.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (13.16%) Data Mining
8 12 (10.53%) Hadoop
9 11 (9.65%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (6.14%) Relational Database
10 7 (6.14%) Oracle Exadata
10 7 (6.14%) RDBMS
10 7 (6.14%) DB2
10 7 (6.14%) DataStage
10 7 (6.14%) SQLPlus
11 6 (5.26%) MySQL
12 5 (4.39%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (3.51%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Toad
1 7 (6.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.63%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.88%) ERwin
4 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (10.53%) Finance
2 8 (7.02%) Retail
3 6 (5.26%) Online Betting
4 4 (3.51%) Marketing
5 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.75%) Local Government
6 2 (1.75%) Law
6 2 (1.75%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (24.56%) Analyst
1 28 (24.56%) Consultant
2 22 (19.30%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 21 (18.42%) Business Consultant
3 21 (18.42%) Microsoft Consultant
3 21 (18.42%) Microsoft BI Consultant
4 18 (15.79%) Data Analyst
5 12 (10.53%) Developer
6 11 (9.65%) Principal Consultant
7 10 (8.77%) Data Scientist
7 10 (8.77%) Research Scientist
8 9 (7.89%) Architect
9 7 (6.14%) Test Manager
9 7 (6.14%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 7 (6.14%) Insight Analyst
10 6 (5.26%) Customer Insight Analyst
10 6 (5.26%) Customer Analyst
10 6 (5.26%) Pricing Analyst
11 5 (4.39%) XML Developer
11 5 (4.39%) Senior Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.30%) .NET
2 10 (8.77%) D3.js
3 7 (6.14%) REST
4 6 (5.26%) XML
5 5 (4.39%) XSLT
5 5 (4.39%) RSS
5 5 (4.39%) XML Schema
5 5 (4.39%) SOAP
5 5 (4.39%) XML-RPC
5 5 (4.39%) JSON
5 5 (4.39%) Zend Framework
6 2 (1.75%) HTML5
6 2 (1.75%) NumPy
6 2 (1.75%) HTML
6 2 (1.75%) CSS
6 2 (1.75%) CSS3
6 2 (1.75%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.75%) Pandas
6 2 (1.75%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 60 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (25.44%) Visualisation
3 21 (18.42%) Mathematics
3 21 (18.42%) Mobile App
3 21 (18.42%) Neural Network
4 17 (14.91%) Algorithms
5 13 (11.40%) Statistics
6 12 (10.53%) Computer Science
7 10 (8.77%) Open Source
8 7 (6.14%) Mainframe
9 6 (5.26%) Physics
9 6 (5.26%) Data Extraction
10 5 (4.39%) Economics
11 4 (3.51%) Data Integration
11 4 (3.51%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (1.75%) Private Cloud
12 2 (1.75%) Telematics
13 1 (0.88%) Graphic Design
13 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.77%) Linux
2 8 (7.02%) UNIX
3 3 (2.63%) Windows
4 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (61.40%) Analytics
2 43 (37.72%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (22.81%) Scrum
5 23 (20.18%) Machine Learning
5 23 (20.18%) Kimball Methodology
6 22 (19.30%) Waterfall
7 21 (18.42%) Predictive Analytics
7 21 (18.42%) Performance Management
7 21 (18.42%) Mobile Application Development
8 19 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
8 19 (16.67%) ETL
8 19 (16.67%) Data Modelling
9 14 (12.28%) Data Analysis
10 12 (10.53%) E-Commerce
11 11 (9.65%) Business Analysis
11 11 (9.65%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (8.77%) Customer Insight
12 10 (8.77%) CHAID
13 8 (7.02%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 45 (39.47%) SQL
2 30 (26.32%) Python
3 22 (19.30%) MATLAB
4 19 (16.67%) C++
5 18 (15.79%) Perl
6 11 (9.65%) C
7 8 (7.02%) Java
8 7 (6.14%) PL/SQL
9 6 (5.26%) PHP
10 5 (4.39%) XPath
10 5 (4.39%) SPARQL
10 5 (4.39%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.63%) Fortran
11 3 (2.63%) C#
12 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.75%) Ruby
13 1 (0.88%) PHP5
13 1 (0.88%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 30 (26.32%) Degree
2 14 (12.28%) PhD
3 10 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.51%) CCNP
4 4 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.63%) Postgraduate
5 3 (2.63%) CCIE
6 2 (1.75%) CISSP
7 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (3.51%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.88%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 34 (29.82%) Oracle
1 34 (29.82%) Tableau
2 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.53%) Business Objects
4 7 (6.14%) Cognos
4 7 (6.14%) HP
5 5 (4.39%) Cisco
5 5 (4.39%) SAP
5 5 (4.39%) Informatica
5 5 (4.39%) Zend
6 4 (3.51%) Alterian
7 1 (0.88%) Netezza
7 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.88%) BT
7 1 (0.88%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.88%) Teradata
7 1 (0.88%) EMC
7 1 (0.88%) Juniper
South East
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £60,000 + Package and Benefits (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Kent
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35k-£60k+benefits+ career progression opportunities
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Semmle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Company pension
Posted: 7 days ago