The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 377 485 653
Rank change year-on-year
+108 +168
Permanent jobs citing R 752 520 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.43% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.32% 0.83% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 574 437 172
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £79,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+7.05% -8.60%

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56909 62546 58013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.50% 52.14% 52.84%
Number of salaries quoted 48516 53367 50016
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

R
Jobs Demand Trend

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

R
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing R within the UK.

R Salary Trend in the UK

R
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 within the UK.

R Salary Histogram in the UK

R
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(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
England +108 718 £55,000 -12.00% 118
London +77 527 £57,500 -11.53% 75
City of London +12 135 £55,000 -21.42% 25
South East +50 71 £45,500 +7.05% 13
Hampshire +31 38 £55,000 +36.39% 4
North West +26 28 £63,750 -20.31% 5
Yorkshire +23 28 £47,750 +56.55% 4
West Midlands +10 27 £47,500 +11.76% 6
West Yorkshire +28 26 £48,500 +59.01% 3
South West -2 19 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Scotland +14 18 £35,000 +9.37% 2
Basingstoke - 18 £62,500 - 3
Leeds +29 17 £50,250 +64.75% 3
East of England +1 13 £50,000 -14.89% 5
Surrey - 13 £45,000 - 5
Manchester +13 12 £55,000 -31.25% 4
East Midlands +15 11 £46,250 +15.62% 4
Birmingham -1 11 £42,500 - 2
Nottinghamshire +6 9 £56,250 - 4
Bristol +5 9 £63,750 +96.15% 2
Warwickshire -19 9 £53,750 +26.47% 2
Liverpool - 9 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 - - 1
Merseyside - 9 - -
North East - 9 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 9 - - 1
Edinburgh +20 8 £35,000 +9.37% 1
Glasgow +15 8 £65,125 +53.23% 1
Nottingham -1 8 £37,500 - 4
County Antrim - 8 - - 1

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 888 (65.97%) Analytics
2 754 (56.02%) SQL
3 664 (49.33%) Python
4 624 (46.36%) SAS
5 591 (43.91%) Analytical Skills
6 504 (37.44%) Big Data
7 452 (33.58%) Degree
8 449 (33.36%) Hadoop
9 422 (31.35%) Business Intelligence
10 415 (30.83%) SPSS
11 371 (27.56%) Statistics
12 367 (27.27%) Visualisation
13 342 (25.41%) Mathematics
14 337 (25.04%) MATLAB
15 326 (24.22%) Finance
16 315 (23.40%) Java
17 286 (21.25%) Tableau
18 277 (20.58%) Data Analysis
19 275 (20.43%) Data Mining
20 257 (19.09%) Marketing
21 234 (17.38%) QlikView
22 233 (17.31%) Computer Science
23 201 (14.93%) Algorithms
24 197 (14.64%) Oracle
25 187 (13.89%) Apache Hive
26 183 (13.60%) Data Analytics
27 179 (13.30%) Agile Software Development
28 178 (13.22%) Statistical Modelling
29 175 (13.00%) NoSQL
30 168 (12.48%) ETL

R
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 624 (46.36%) SAS
2 144 (10.70%) Apache Pig
3 81 (6.02%) Apache Spark
4 46 (3.42%) Apache
5 19 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (1.34%) SharePoint
7 9 (0.67%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (0.37%) ArcGIS
9 5 (0.37%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.30%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.30%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.15%) Node.js
11 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.15%) IIS
12 1 (0.074%) JBoss
12 1 (0.074%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.074%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.074%) WebLogic
Applications
1 415 (30.83%) SPSS
2 67 (4.98%) MS Excel
3 56 (4.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 50 (3.71%) MS Office
5 28 (2.08%) Mathematica
6 23 (1.71%) Weka
7 19 (1.41%) CPLEX
7 19 (1.41%) GNU Octave
8 10 (0.74%) Stata
9 7 (0.52%) PowerPivot
10 6 (0.45%) FastStats
11 4 (0.30%) Gephi
12 2 (0.15%) LaTeX
12 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
12 2 (0.15%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.074%) Vensim
13 1 (0.074%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.074%) EViews
Business Applications
1 15 (1.11%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 9 (0.67%) Unica
3 8 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.45%) HFM
4 6 (0.45%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.22%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.15%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.15%) Infor CRM
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.074%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.074%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.074%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 109 (8.10%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (4.31%) Amazon EC2
3 57 (4.23%) Amazon EMR
4 47 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
5 45 (3.34%) Google Analytics
6 30 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
7 29 (2.15%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
9 6 (0.45%) SaaS
10 4 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.074%) Office 365
13 1 (0.074%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.11%) Broadband
1 15 (1.11%) Internet
2 12 (0.89%) Wireless
3 10 (0.74%) WAN
4 7 (0.52%) LAN
4 7 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (0.45%) Structured Cabling
5 6 (0.45%) VoIP
6 4 (0.30%) DNS
6 4 (0.30%) DAB
6 4 (0.30%) 4G
7 3 (0.22%) MPLS
7 3 (0.22%) DHCP
8 2 (0.15%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.15%) HTTP
8 2 (0.15%) PBX
8 2 (0.15%) OSPF
8 2 (0.15%) BGP-4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 504 (37.44%) Big Data
2 449 (33.36%) Hadoop
3 275 (20.43%) Data Mining
4 234 (17.38%) QlikView
5 187 (13.89%) Apache Hive
6 175 (13.00%) NoSQL
7 143 (10.62%) Data Warehouse
8 136 (10.10%) MongoDB
9 130 (9.66%) SQL Server
10 107 (7.95%) Relational Database
11 91 (6.76%) Mahout
12 85 (6.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 74 (5.50%) Apache Cassandra
14 73 (5.42%) HBase
15 67 (4.98%) Oracle BI EE
16 66 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 61 (4.53%) Pentaho
18 57 (4.23%) Spotfire
19 55 (4.09%) MySQL
20 48 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (2.97%) Talend Open Studio
2 36 (2.67%) Git (software)
3 33 (2.45%) Jenkins
4 24 (1.78%) Yeoman
5 21 (1.56%) Visual Studio
6 10 (0.74%) Toad
7 8 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.37%) JUnit
11 3 (0.22%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.22%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.15%) Subversion
12 2 (0.15%) Maven
12 2 (0.15%) PhantomJS
13 1 (0.074%) Zephyr
13 1 (0.074%) Selenium
13 1 (0.074%) Firebug
13 1 (0.074%) NetBeans
General
1 326 (24.22%) Finance
2 257 (19.09%) Marketing
3 122 (9.06%) Retail
4 82 (6.09%) Telecoms
4 82 (6.09%) Banking
5 33 (2.45%) Games
6 27 (2.01%) Advertising
7 19 (1.41%) Legal
8 14 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.04%) Publishing
8 14 (1.04%) Electronics
9 12 (0.89%) Multimedia
9 12 (0.89%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (0.74%) Front Office
11 8 (0.59%) Back Office
12 6 (0.45%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.45%) Automotive
12 6 (0.45%) Online Betting
13 5 (0.37%) French Language
Job Titles
1 428 (31.80%) Data Scientist
2 339 (25.19%) Analyst
3 170 (12.63%) Data Analyst
4 155 (11.52%) Developer
5 124 (9.21%) Consultant
6 101 (7.50%) Architect
7 66 (4.90%) Data Architect
8 65 (4.83%) Senior Analyst
9 56 (4.16%) Software Engineer
10 51 (3.79%) Big Data Architect
11 48 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 45 (3.34%) Insight Analyst
13 43 (3.19%) Data Consultant
14 42 (3.12%) Business Analyst
15 38 (2.82%) Junior
15 38 (2.82%) Data Manager
16 37 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
17 33 (2.45%) Business Intelligence Consultant
18 31 (2.30%) Software Developer
19 24 (1.78%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (5.94%) .NET
2 69 (5.13%) D3.js
3 62 (4.61%) Web Services
4 59 (4.38%) HTML
5 44 (3.27%) SciPy
6 38 (2.82%) Pandas
7 36 (2.67%) Natural Language Processing
8 35 (2.60%) NumPy
9 34 (2.53%) MLlib
10 32 (2.38%) XML
11 31 (2.30%) scikit-learn
12 24 (1.78%) Cascalog
12 24 (1.78%) CSS
13 22 (1.63%) ASP.NET
14 20 (1.49%) HTML5
15 19 (1.41%) AngularJS
16 18 (1.34%) Middleware
17 16 (1.19%) WinForms
18 14 (1.04%) Cascading
19 13 (0.97%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 591 (43.91%) Analytical Skills
2 371 (27.56%) Statistics
3 367 (27.27%) Visualisation
4 342 (25.41%) Mathematics
5 233 (17.31%) Computer Science
6 201 (14.93%) Algorithms
7 73 (5.42%) Physics
8 68 (5.05%) Economics
9 67 (4.98%) Neural Network
10 56 (4.16%) Artificial Intelligence
11 52 (3.86%) Social Media
12 40 (2.97%) Data Structures
13 39 (2.90%) Management Information System
14 31 (2.30%) Applied Mathematics
15 30 (2.23%) Digital Media
15 30 (2.23%) Data Extraction
15 30 (2.23%) Data Integration
16 29 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 25 (1.86%) Credit Risk
18 24 (1.78%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 107 (7.95%) Linux
2 44 (3.27%) UNIX
3 39 (2.90%) Windows
4 6 (0.45%) Android
5 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.37%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.074%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.074%) CentOS
6 1 (0.074%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.074%) Solaris
6 1 (0.074%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 888 (65.97%) Analytics
2 422 (31.35%) Business Intelligence
3 277 (20.58%) Data Analysis
4 183 (13.60%) Data Analytics
5 179 (13.30%) Agile Software Development
6 178 (13.22%) Statistical Modelling
7 168 (12.48%) ETL
8 166 (12.33%) Statistical Analysis
9 165 (12.26%) Machine Learning
10 148 (11.00%) Data Modelling
11 124 (9.21%) Open Source
12 123 (9.14%) Predictive Modelling
13 120 (8.92%) Predictive Analytics
14 116 (8.62%) MapReduce
15 98 (7.28%) Data Visualisation
16 90 (6.69%) Software Engineering
17 76 (5.65%) Information Management
17 76 (5.65%) Bayesian Methods
18 75 (5.57%) Data Management
19 72 (5.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 754 (56.02%) SQL
2 664 (49.33%) Python
3 337 (25.04%) MATLAB
4 315 (23.40%) Java
5 160 (11.89%) C++
6 128 (9.51%) VBA
7 116 (8.62%) C#
8 103 (7.65%) Scala
9 82 (6.09%) Perl
10 81 (6.02%) JavaScript
11 68 (5.05%) Ruby
12 48 (3.57%) PHP
13 40 (2.97%) Clojure
14 34 (2.53%) PL/SQL
15 30 (2.23%) T-SQL
15 30 (2.23%) Bash Shell
16 29 (2.15%) C
17 12 (0.89%) Go
18 10 (0.74%) Groovy
19 8 (0.59%) F#
Qualifications
1 452 (33.58%) Degree
2 168 (12.48%) PhD
3 20 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.34%) Postgraduate
5 9 (0.67%) CCNP
5 9 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.52%) MBA
6 7 (0.52%) CCIE
7 4 (0.30%) CIMA
8 3 (0.22%) CISSP
8 3 (0.22%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.15%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.074%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.074%) OCPJP
10 1 (0.074%) OCMJD
10 1 (0.074%) CISA
10 1 (0.074%) CCNA
10 1 (0.074%) CCDP
10 1 (0.074%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.79%) QA
2 24 (1.78%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.30%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.22%) SLA
6 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.074%) TickIT
7 1 (0.074%) MiFID
7 1 (0.074%) Basel III
7 1 (0.074%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.074%) EMIR
7 1 (0.074%) CRD IV
System Software
1 43 (3.19%) Apache Flume
2 29 (2.15%) HDFS
3 24 (1.78%) VirtualBox
4 8 (0.59%) Docker
5 6 (0.45%) GPFS
5 6 (0.45%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.37%) Xen
6 5 (0.37%) KVM
6 5 (0.37%) LXC
6 5 (0.37%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 3 (0.22%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.074%) vSphere
8 1 (0.074%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.074%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.074%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 41 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (1.78%) Vagrant
3 14 (1.04%) OPNET
4 12 (0.89%) StatsD
5 8 (0.59%) logstash
6 7 (0.52%) Mesos
7 3 (0.22%) Puppet
8 2 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.15%) MOM
8 2 (0.15%) Ansible
9 1 (0.074%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.074%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.074%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.074%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.074%) SCCM
9 1 (0.074%) SCOM
9 1 (0.074%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.074%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 286 (21.25%) Tableau
2 197 (14.64%) Oracle
3 127 (9.44%) Microsoft
4 82 (6.09%) Business Objects
5 78 (5.79%) Cognos
5 78 (5.79%) Informatica
6 61 (4.53%) Teradata
7 59 (4.38%) Google
8 58 (4.31%) Netezza
9 57 (4.23%) IBM
10 52 (3.86%) MicroStrategy
11 40 (2.97%) Talend
12 39 (2.90%) Vertica
13 30 (2.23%) SAP
14 28 (2.08%) Alteryx
15 27 (2.01%) Alterian
16 26 (1.93%) Greenplum
17 24 (1.78%) Cloudera
17 24 (1.78%) Ab Initio
18 17 (1.26%) Adobe
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
carwow
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Tech Industry Benefits!
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Progressive
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 21 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000 - £80,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + £6k car + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday