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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 316 381 412
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +31
Permanent jobs citing R 89 97 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.45% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.10% 0.86% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 76 87 52
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £74,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
8100 11310 10253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.18% 51.99% 46.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7128 9897 8705
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +56 37 £57,500 +43.75% 6
Berkshire +45 21 £67,500 +12.50% 2
Surrey -11 9 £37,194 -25.61%
Hampshire -1 8 £30,000 -50.00% 1
Kent +14 5 £53,750 +13.15%
West Sussex - 5 £50,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +18 4 £42,500 -15.00% 1
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 97 (52.43%) Python
2 86 (46.49%) SQL
3 69 (37.30%) Machine Learning
4 65 (35.14%) Software Engineering
5 62 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (33.51%) C++
6 57 (30.81%) MATLAB
7 56 (30.27%) Degree
8 54 (29.19%) Analytics
9 47 (25.41%) C#
10 46 (24.86%) Algorithms
11 44 (23.78%) Big Data
12 43 (23.24%) Java
12 43 (23.24%) PhD
13 41 (22.16%) Analytical Skills
14 38 (20.54%) Hadoop
15 37 (20.00%) Mathematics
16 32 (17.30%) SAS
17 31 (16.76%) Business Intelligence
18 30 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
19 29 (15.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 29 (15.68%) Microsoft
19 29 (15.68%) STL
20 28 (15.14%) .NET
20 28 (15.14%) Microsoft Azure
21 27 (14.59%) OpenCV
21 27 (14.59%) Signal Processing
21 27 (14.59%) GNU Octave
21 27 (14.59%) Computer Vision
22 24 (12.97%) Visualisation

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 32 (17.30%) SAS
2 19 (10.27%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.78%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.62%) JBoss
6 1 (0.54%) Apache
6 1 (0.54%) IIS
6 1 (0.54%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 27 (14.59%) GNU Octave
2 11 (5.95%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.70%) SPSS
4 2 (1.08%) MS Office
5 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.54%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Data Workbench
2 2 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.54%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (15.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.78%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.08%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.08%) SaaS
6 1 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.78%) Internet
2 6 (3.24%) BIG-IP
2 6 (3.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 6 (3.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (3.24%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (0.54%) CTI
4 1 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (23.78%) Big Data
2 38 (20.54%) Hadoop
3 19 (10.27%) NoSQL
4 17 (9.19%) SQL Server
5 15 (8.11%) MySQL
6 12 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (6.49%) Spotfire
7 11 (5.95%) Data Mining
8 10 (5.41%) QlikView
9 9 (4.86%) MongoDB
9 9 (4.86%) Power BI
9 9 (4.86%) Relational Database
10 8 (4.32%) HBase
11 5 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (2.16%) Base SAS
12 4 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (2.16%) RDBMS
12 4 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.62%) SAS Visual Analytics
14 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (4.32%) Vagrant
2 6 (3.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.70%) Selenium
4 4 (2.16%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.08%) Clang
5 2 (1.08%) GCC
5 2 (1.08%) Grunt
5 2 (1.08%) gulp
5 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.08%) JUnit
5 2 (1.08%) NCrunch
5 2 (1.08%) NUnit
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.08%) ReSharper
5 2 (1.08%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.08%) Subversion
5 2 (1.08%) TestNG
6 1 (0.54%) Moq
6 1 (0.54%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (11.89%) Marketing
2 11 (5.95%) Retail
3 10 (5.41%) Finance
4 8 (4.32%) Games
4 8 (4.32%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (3.24%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.70%) Interactive Media
6 5 (2.70%) Russian Language
7 3 (1.62%) Banking
8 2 (1.08%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.08%) Automotive
8 2 (1.08%) Electronics
8 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (25.95%) Developer
2 36 (19.46%) Data Scientist
3 29 (15.68%) Research Engineer
4 23 (12.43%) Computer Engineer
4 23 (12.43%) Computer Vision Engineer
5 19 (10.27%) Analyst
6 12 (6.49%) Architect
7 11 (5.95%) Software Engineer
8 9 (4.86%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
8 9 (4.86%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.32%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 8 (4.32%) C# Developer
9 8 (4.32%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.32%) Software Developer
10 7 (3.78%) Data Analyst
10 7 (3.78%) Data Architect
10 7 (3.78%) Report Developer
10 7 (3.78%) SQL Developer
10 7 (3.78%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.24%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 29 (15.68%) STL
2 28 (15.14%) .NET
3 27 (14.59%) OpenCV
4 17 (9.19%) ASP.NET
5 15 (8.11%) Node.js
6 13 (7.03%) AngularJS
7 11 (5.95%) Lucene
8 8 (4.32%) CSS
8 8 (4.32%) HTML
9 6 (3.24%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (3.24%) Kafka
9 6 (3.24%) Natural Language Processing
9 6 (3.24%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (2.70%) D3.js
10 5 (2.70%) jQuery
10 5 (2.70%) React
11 4 (2.16%) XML
12 3 (1.62%) JSON
12 3 (1.62%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 46 (24.86%) Algorithms
2 41 (22.16%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 24 (12.97%) Computer Science
4 24 (12.97%) Visualisation
5 20 (10.81%) Statistics
6 16 (8.65%) Physics
6 16 (8.65%) User Experience
7 10 (5.41%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (3.78%) Credit Risk
8 7 (3.78%) Mobile App
8 7 (3.78%) Neural Network
9 6 (3.24%) Private Cloud
9 6 (3.24%) Public Cloud
10 5 (2.70%) Data Extraction
10 5 (2.70%) Online Games
10 5 (2.70%) Social Media
11 4 (2.16%) Data Structures
11 4 (2.16%) Informatics
12 3 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.89%) Linux
2 16 (8.65%) Windows
3 2 (1.08%) Unix
3 2 (1.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (37.30%) Machine Learning
2 65 (35.14%) Software Engineering
3 62 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (29.19%) Analytics
5 31 (16.76%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (14.59%) Computer Vision
6 27 (14.59%) Signal Processing
7 17 (9.19%) Statistical Analysis
7 17 (9.19%) Statistical Modelling
8 16 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (8.65%) Data Analytics
8 16 (8.65%) Scrum
9 15 (8.11%) Predictive Modelling
10 13 (7.03%) OO
11 12 (6.49%) Data Analysis
11 12 (6.49%) SDLC
12 11 (5.95%) Big Data Analytics
13 10 (5.41%) Data Visualisation
13 10 (5.41%) Open Source
14 9 (4.86%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (52.43%) Python
2 86 (46.49%) SQL
3 62 (33.51%) C++
4 57 (30.81%) MATLAB
5 47 (25.41%) C#
6 43 (23.24%) Java
7 21 (11.35%) Scala
8 19 (10.27%) JavaScript
9 16 (8.65%) C
10 13 (7.03%) PL/SQL
11 12 (6.49%) Perl
11 12 (6.49%) PowerShell
12 10 (5.41%) T-SQL
13 9 (4.86%) VBA
14 8 (4.32%) VB
15 7 (3.78%) F#
16 6 (3.24%) Bash Shell
16 6 (3.24%) Ruby
17 3 (1.62%) Go
17 3 (1.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (30.27%) Degree
2 43 (23.24%) PhD
3 9 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.78%) MCP
4 7 (3.78%) MCSE
4 7 (3.78%) MCTS
5 3 (1.62%) CEH
5 3 (1.62%) CISSP
5 3 (1.62%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.62%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.54%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.86%) Docker
2 8 (4.32%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (3.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.78%) Puppet
3 6 (3.24%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (2.70%) StatsD
5 2 (1.08%) logstash
Vendors
1 29 (15.68%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.35%) Tableau
3 16 (8.65%) IBM
3 16 (8.65%) Oracle
4 10 (5.41%) Cloudera
5 8 (4.32%) Hortonworks
6 7 (3.78%) Google
6 7 (3.78%) Teradata
7 6 (3.24%) F5
7 6 (3.24%) HP
7 6 (3.24%) SolarWinds
8 5 (2.70%) Adobe
9 4 (2.16%) Alteryx
9 4 (2.16%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.62%) ESRI
10 3 (1.62%) Jaspersoft
11 2 (1.08%) MapR
11 2 (1.08%) New Relic
11 2 (1.08%) SAP
12 1 (0.54%) Platfora
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