The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 354 430 581
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +151
Permanent jobs citing R 737 735 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 0.69% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.53% 1.31% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 617 604 359
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

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
48210 56246 56702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.52% 52.43% 50.11%
Number of salaries quoted 41359 48354 48518
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,164
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

R
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing R as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the UK over the 3 months to 7 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
England +68 722 £54,000 -10.00% 93
London +7 418 £60,000 -4.00% 64
South East +56 91 £51,500 +3.00% 11
North West +10 49 £50,000 -16.66% 7
East Midlands +38 48 £45,000 -10.00% 1
City of London +14 42 £62,500 +2.04% 15
West Midlands +18 40 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Oxfordshire +62 37 £57,500 +43.75% 4
Manchester +16 36 £50,000 -16.66% 4
South West +27 31 £45,000 +20.00% 2
East of England +16 28 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Berkshire +55 23 £62,500 +4.16% 4
Oxford +45 22 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Devon -4 18 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Exeter - 18 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire +18 17 £42,500 - 3
Birmingham +6 17 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +24 15 £60,000 -5.88%
Leicestershire - 14 £45,000 -
Leicester - 12 £45,000 -
Solihull +2 11 £40,000 +73.91%
Nottinghamshire -3 11 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Nottingham -7 11 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Bracknell - 11 £62,500 - 2
Warwickshire +12 9 £37,000 -32.72%
Northamptonshire +5 9 £50,000 +5.26%
Surrey -10 9 £37,194 -23.70%
St Albans - 9 - -
Cambridge +10 8 £57,500 -11.53% 2
Cambridgeshire +3 8 £57,500 -11.53% 2

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 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 with a requirement for R.

1 915 (63.32%) Python
2 817 (56.54%) SQL
3 722 (49.97%) Analytics
4 541 (37.44%) Degree
5 523 (36.19%) Analytical Skills
6 500 (34.60%) Machine Learning
7 450 (31.14%) Big Data
8 440 (30.45%) SAS
9 436 (30.17%) Hadoop
10 398 (27.54%) Mathematics
11 384 (26.57%) Computer Science
12 370 (25.61%) Statistics
13 340 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
14 339 (23.46%) Java
15 309 (21.38%) Finance
16 307 (21.25%) Apache Spark
17 299 (20.69%) PhD
18 295 (20.42%) MATLAB
19 291 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
20 269 (18.62%) Algorithms
21 251 (17.37%) C#
22 243 (16.82%) Tableau
23 239 (16.54%) Data Analytics
24 237 (16.40%) Visualisation
25 230 (15.92%) Marketing
26 229 (15.85%) C++
27 226 (15.64%) SPSS
28 222 (15.36%) Data Analysis
29 208 (14.39%) SQL Server
30 171 (11.83%) Data Mining

R
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 440 (30.45%) SAS
2 307 (21.25%) Apache Spark
3 103 (7.13%) Apache Pig
4 80 (5.54%) Apache
5 63 (4.36%) SharePoint
6 34 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
7 29 (2.01%) CMS
8 14 (0.97%) JBoss
9 11 (0.76%) ArcGIS
10 10 (0.69%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.62%) Confluence
12 5 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.28%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.28%) Jupyter
14 3 (0.21%) nginx
14 3 (0.21%) SugarCRM
15 2 (0.14%) PegaRULES
16 1 (0.069%) IIS
16 1 (0.069%) MS Exchange
16 1 (0.069%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 226 (15.64%) SPSS
2 116 (8.03%) MS Excel
3 41 (2.84%) GNU Octave
4 34 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 32 (2.21%) Stata
6 13 (0.90%) MS Office
7 9 (0.62%) EViews
8 7 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.42%) S-PLUS
10 4 (0.28%) Gephi
11 2 (0.14%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.14%) CPLEX
11 2 (0.14%) Maple
11 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.069%) Houdini
12 1 (0.069%) Mathematica
12 1 (0.069%) Maya
12 1 (0.069%) NUKE
12 1 (0.069%) Weka
Business Applications
1 15 (1.04%) FastStats
2 9 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.35%) Summit
4 4 (0.28%) Data Workbench
4 4 (0.28%) FINCAD Analytics
4 4 (0.28%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.28%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle AML
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.21%) SAP AFS
6 2 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle TCA
6 2 (0.14%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 1 (0.069%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.069%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.069%) Kissmetrics
7 1 (0.069%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 126 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (6.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
4 35 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (2.35%) Amazon EMR
6 31 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 27 (1.87%) Google Analytics
8 23 (1.59%) Amazon S3
9 17 (1.18%) Azure Machine Learning
10 15 (1.04%) PaaS
11 13 (0.90%) GitHub
12 12 (0.83%) Data Lake Analytics
13 8 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
13 8 (0.55%) IaaS
14 6 (0.42%) SaaS
15 5 (0.35%) AWS Data Pipeline
16 4 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
16 4 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
17 2 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
17 2 (0.14%) BIME
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.01%) Internet
2 9 (0.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 9 (0.62%) Firewall
3 7 (0.48%) BIG-IP
3 7 (0.48%) FTP
3 7 (0.48%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (0.35%) LAN
5 5 (0.35%) Network Security
5 5 (0.35%) Wireshark
6 4 (0.28%) DHCP
6 4 (0.28%) VLAN
6 4 (0.28%) Wireless
7 3 (0.21%) SMS
8 2 (0.14%) DNS
8 2 (0.14%) HTTP
9 1 (0.069%) CTI
9 1 (0.069%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.069%) Intranet
9 1 (0.069%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 450 (31.14%) Big Data
2 436 (30.17%) Hadoop
3 208 (14.39%) SQL Server
4 171 (11.83%) Data Mining
5 165 (11.42%) NoSQL
6 153 (10.59%) Apache Hive
6 153 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
7 127 (8.79%) MongoDB
8 109 (7.54%) Relational Database
9 95 (6.57%) QlikView
10 77 (5.33%) HBase
11 75 (5.19%) MySQL
12 69 (4.78%) Apache Cassandra
12 69 (4.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 65 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
14 58 (4.01%) SQL Server 2008
15 56 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 49 (3.39%) Power BI
17 48 (3.32%) Neo4j
17 48 (3.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 66 (4.57%) Visual Studio
2 46 (3.18%) Git (software)
3 25 (1.73%) Jenkins
4 22 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
4 22 (1.52%) Vagrant
5 19 (1.31%) JIRA
6 17 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (0.76%) Yeoman
8 9 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (0.62%) Travis CI
9 8 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (0.48%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 6 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (0.35%) MSBuild
12 5 (0.35%) Selenium
13 4 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (0.21%) Apache Continuum
14 3 (0.21%) Subversion
15 2 (0.14%) GCC
15 2 (0.14%) TestNG
General
1 309 (21.38%) Finance
2 230 (15.92%) Marketing
3 103 (7.13%) Retail
4 61 (4.22%) Banking
5 51 (3.53%) Games
6 42 (2.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 32 (2.21%) Telecoms
8 29 (2.01%) Advertising
9 28 (1.94%) Legal
10 22 (1.52%) Manufacturing
11 21 (1.45%) Front Office
12 12 (0.83%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.69%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.62%) Electronics
15 8 (0.55%) Billing
16 7 (0.48%) Back Office
17 5 (0.35%) Interactive Media
17 5 (0.35%) Publishing
17 5 (0.35%) Russian Language
18 2 (0.14%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 455 (31.49%) Data Scientist
2 279 (19.31%) Analyst
3 256 (17.72%) Developer
4 113 (7.82%) Consultant
5 97 (6.71%) Data Analyst
6 93 (6.44%) Senior Data Scientist
7 80 (5.54%) C# Developer
8 65 (4.50%) Data Engineer
9 59 (4.08%) .NET Developer
9 59 (4.08%) Data Consultant
10 55 (3.81%) C# .NET Developer
11 48 (3.32%) Machine Learning Scientist
12 45 (3.11%) Architect
13 44 (3.04%) Senior Analyst
14 42 (2.91%) Insight Analyst
15 41 (2.84%) Software Engineer
16 37 (2.56%) Analytics Consultant
17 35 (2.42%) Python Developer
18 34 (2.35%) Analytics Manager
19 33 (2.28%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (11.07%) .NET
2 112 (7.75%) HTML
3 84 (5.81%) ASP.NET
4 70 (4.84%) CSS
5 52 (3.60%) Web Services
6 43 (2.98%) D3.js
7 40 (2.77%) Node.js
8 39 (2.70%) Natural Language Processing
8 39 (2.70%) NumPy
9 36 (2.49%) AngularJS
10 34 (2.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 34 (2.35%) STL
11 31 (2.15%) .NET Framework
11 31 (2.15%) scikit-learn
12 29 (2.01%) Ajax
12 29 (2.01%) Kafka
13 27 (1.87%) OpenCV
14 22 (1.52%) Pandas
15 21 (1.45%) SciPy
16 20 (1.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 523 (36.19%) Analytical Skills
2 398 (27.54%) Mathematics
3 384 (26.57%) Computer Science
4 370 (25.61%) Statistics
5 269 (18.62%) Algorithms
6 237 (16.40%) Visualisation
7 151 (10.45%) Physics
8 50 (3.46%) Neural Network
9 48 (3.32%) Applied Mathematics
9 48 (3.32%) Economics
10 46 (3.18%) Artificial Intelligence
11 35 (2.42%) Mobile App
12 34 (2.35%) Credit Risk
13 29 (2.01%) Biotechnology
13 29 (2.01%) Social Media
14 27 (1.87%) User Experience
15 26 (1.80%) Fintech
16 21 (1.45%) Data Extraction
17 16 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 14 (0.97%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 121 (8.37%) Linux
2 53 (3.67%) Unix
3 31 (2.15%) Windows
4 5 (0.35%) CentOS
4 5 (0.35%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.28%) Debian
5 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.14%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.14%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.069%) Android
7 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 722 (49.97%) Analytics
2 500 (34.60%) Machine Learning
3 340 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 291 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
5 239 (16.54%) Data Analytics
6 222 (15.36%) Data Analysis
7 162 (11.21%) Statistical Modelling
8 155 (10.73%) Statistical Analysis
9 154 (10.66%) Software Engineering
10 150 (10.38%) ETL
11 136 (9.41%) Data Visualisation
12 127 (8.79%) Predictive Modelling
13 98 (6.78%) Open Source
14 91 (6.30%) Predictive Analytics
15 90 (6.23%) Data Modelling
16 83 (5.74%) MapReduce
17 71 (4.91%) Mentoring
17 71 (4.91%) Scrum
18 66 (4.57%) E-Commerce
19 65 (4.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 915 (63.32%) Python
2 817 (56.54%) SQL
3 339 (23.46%) Java
4 295 (20.42%) MATLAB
5 251 (17.37%) C#
6 229 (15.85%) C++
7 158 (10.93%) Scala
8 131 (9.07%) JavaScript
9 79 (5.47%) VBA
10 74 (5.12%) C
11 71 (4.91%) Perl
12 68 (4.71%) PHP
13 52 (3.60%) Ruby
14 46 (3.18%) T-SQL
15 30 (2.08%) Bash Shell
16 24 (1.66%) PL/SQL
16 24 (1.66%) Shell Script
17 19 (1.31%) ABAP
18 16 (1.11%) Clojure
19 15 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 541 (37.44%) Degree
2 299 (20.69%) PhD
3 41 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (1.45%) MCTS
5 12 (0.83%) ISEB
6 11 (0.76%) MCP
7 10 (0.69%) MCITP
8 8 (0.55%) Security Cleared
9 7 (0.48%) MCSE
9 7 (0.48%) Postgraduate
10 5 (0.35%) CCNA
10 5 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.35%) MCSA
11 3 (0.21%) CEH
11 3 (0.21%) CISSP
11 3 (0.21%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.21%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.14%) MBA
13 1 (0.069%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.29%) QA
2 43 (2.98%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (0.48%) SLA
4 6 (0.42%) MiFID
5 4 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
5 4 (0.28%) EMIR
5 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.21%) SNOMED CT
7 2 (0.14%) IAS 39
7 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.069%) HIPAA
System Software
1 35 (2.42%) Apache Flume
2 33 (2.28%) Docker
3 32 (2.21%) HDFS
4 29 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (1.04%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.14%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.14%) GPFS
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.14%) vSphere
7 1 (0.069%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (0.76%) Puppet
3 8 (0.55%) Ansible
4 6 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (0.35%) StatsD
6 3 (0.21%) Ambari
6 3 (0.21%) Oozie
7 2 (0.14%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (0.14%) logstash
7 2 (0.14%) MOM
7 2 (0.14%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.069%) Graphite
8 1 (0.069%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 243 (16.82%) Tableau
2 159 (11.00%) Microsoft
3 92 (6.37%) Oracle
4 59 (4.08%) Google
5 54 (3.74%) Cloudera
6 49 (3.39%) SAP
7 36 (2.49%) Hortonworks
8 33 (2.28%) IBM
9 32 (2.21%) MicroStrategy
10 30 (2.08%) Alteryx
11 29 (2.01%) Vertica
12 23 (1.59%) Teradata
12 23 (1.59%) TIBCO
13 22 (1.52%) Talend
14 20 (1.38%) Netezza
15 19 (1.31%) Hyperion
16 18 (1.25%) Informatica
17 15 (1.04%) Cognos
17 15 (1.04%) Splunk
18 11 (0.76%) Adobe
Manchester, Lancashire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Creative Personnel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus + stock + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
HFG
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum + benefits + training + career progr
Posted: Yesterday
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
MHR
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £5,000 Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + 6.5k Car Cash Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + 6.5k Car Cash Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + 6.5k Car Cash Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Linking Humans Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Mane Contract Services Limited
Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago