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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 380 443 579
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +136
Permanent jobs citing R 747 680 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.62% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.44% 1.21% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 655 527 394
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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
51820 56347 60604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.91% 51.34% 51.67%
Number of salaries quoted 44839 48009 51457
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +63 716 £52,500 -4.54% 87
London +29 421 £60,000 - 51
South East +36 117 £53,750 +19.44% 6
South West +62 56 £50,000 +72.41% 7
Oxfordshire - 42 £57,500 - 1
City of London -32 39 £60,000 +20.00% 16
North West +19 38 £40,000 -27.27% 8
Oxford - 36 £57,500 - 1
Manchester +11 26 £40,000 -36.00% 7
Surrey +22 25 £47,500 +14.45% 1
West Midlands -2 25 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Devon +27 24 £51,250 +76.72% 1
East Midlands +15 24 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Exeter - 22 £50,000 - 1
Hampshire -26 19 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Yorkshire +25 15 £40,000 -15.78% 7
Bristol - 15 £45,000 - 3
East of England +37 14 £38,750 -3.12% 2
Scotland +7 14 £46,750 -41.19% 2
West Yorkshire +16 13 £40,000 -17.52% 4
Wales +13 13 £48,500 -
Buckinghamshire +38 12 £30,000 -36.84% 1
Leeds +24 12 £40,000 -15.78% 4
South Wales +14 12 £48,500 -
Northamptonshire +13 10 £47,500 -13.63%
Nottinghamshire +9 10 £37,000 - 2
Gloucestershire - 10 £54,000 - 2
Warwickshire +6 9 £50,000 -9.09%
Nottingham +6 9 £37,000 - 2
Birmingham -7 9 £37,500 -6.25%

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 979 (61.57%) Python
2 849 (53.40%) Analytics
3 831 (52.26%) SQL
4 644 (40.50%) Analytical Skills
5 585 (36.79%) Big Data
6 570 (35.85%) Machine Learning
7 546 (34.34%) Hadoop
8 511 (32.14%) SAS
9 469 (29.50%) Degree
10 468 (29.43%) Java
11 408 (25.66%) Statistics
12 405 (25.47%) Finance
13 365 (22.96%) Business Intelligence
14 360 (22.64%) Apache Spark
15 355 (22.33%) MATLAB
16 345 (21.70%) C++
17 343 (21.57%) Mathematics
18 338 (21.26%) Computer Science
19 335 (21.07%) Visualisation
20 322 (20.25%) Data Analytics
21 318 (20.00%) Data Analysis
22 314 (19.75%) Data Mining
23 303 (19.06%) PhD
24 289 (18.18%) Algorithms
25 277 (17.42%) Tableau
26 264 (16.60%) Agile Software Development
27 227 (14.28%) Apache Hive
28 221 (13.90%) SQL Server
29 219 (13.77%) Marketing
30 214 (13.46%) Data Visualisation

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
1 511 (32.14%) SAS
2 360 (22.64%) Apache Spark
3 142 (8.93%) Apache Pig
4 56 (3.52%) Apache
4 56 (3.52%) Elasticsearch
5 49 (3.08%) SharePoint
6 11 (0.69%) IIS
6 11 (0.69%) JBoss
6 11 (0.69%) nginx
7 7 (0.44%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.38%) CMS
9 5 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.25%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.19%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.13%) Confluence
12 2 (0.13%) PegaRULES
13 1 (0.063%) IPython
13 1 (0.063%) Jupyter
13 1 (0.063%) WebLogic
Applications
1 210 (13.21%) SPSS
2 112 (7.04%) MS Excel
3 32 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (1.89%) MS Office
5 22 (1.38%) Stata
6 21 (1.32%) GNU Octave
6 21 (1.32%) Mathematica
7 13 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.69%) S-PLUS
9 8 (0.50%) Maple
10 7 (0.44%) Weka
11 6 (0.38%) EViews
11 6 (0.38%) Gephi
12 3 (0.19%) MS Visio
13 1 (0.063%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 24 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.63%) FastStats
3 5 (0.31%) Summit
4 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle AML
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.13%) SAP AFS
5 2 (0.13%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.13%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.063%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.063%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.063%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.063%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 1 (0.063%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 167 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (3.02%) Amazon EC2
4 47 (2.96%) Amazon EMR
4 47 (2.96%) Google Analytics
5 38 (2.39%) Amazon S3
6 22 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (1.07%) PaaS
8 16 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
9 15 (0.94%) Amazon Kinesis
9 15 (0.94%) Google Tag Manager
10 13 (0.82%) Azure Machine Learning
11 9 (0.57%) GitHub
12 8 (0.50%) Data Lake Analytics
12 8 (0.50%) IaaS
12 8 (0.50%) SaaS
13 7 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (0.44%) Route 53
14 3 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.19%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.83%) Internet
2 14 (0.88%) TCP/IP
3 11 (0.69%) Broadband
3 11 (0.69%) Network Security
4 9 (0.57%) Firewall
5 8 (0.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (0.31%) BIG-IP
6 5 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (0.19%) DNS
7 3 (0.19%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (0.19%) Skype
8 2 (0.13%) AMQP
8 2 (0.13%) BGP
8 2 (0.13%) HTTP
8 2 (0.13%) LAN
8 2 (0.13%) SSL
8 2 (0.13%) WAN
8 2 (0.13%) WebEx
8 2 (0.13%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.063%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 585 (36.79%) Big Data
2 546 (34.34%) Hadoop
3 314 (19.75%) Data Mining
4 227 (14.28%) Apache Hive
5 221 (13.90%) SQL Server
6 211 (13.27%) NoSQL
7 204 (12.83%) Data Warehouse
8 157 (9.87%) MongoDB
9 154 (9.69%) QlikView
10 121 (7.61%) PostgreSQL
11 118 (7.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 116 (7.30%) MySQL
13 107 (6.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 98 (6.16%) Apache Cassandra
15 93 (5.85%) Relational Database
16 78 (4.91%) Neo4j
17 77 (4.84%) Amazon Redshift
18 73 (4.59%) HBase
19 71 (4.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 70 (4.40%) Impala
Development Applications
1 94 (5.91%) Git (software)
2 60 (3.77%) Vagrant
3 39 (2.45%) Jenkins
4 38 (2.39%) Visual Studio
5 25 (1.57%) Yeoman
6 17 (1.07%) JIRA
6 17 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
8 13 (0.82%) Subversion
9 11 (0.69%) Clang
9 11 (0.69%) GCC
10 8 (0.50%) JUnit
10 8 (0.50%) TestNG
11 7 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 4 (0.25%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.25%) Selenium
13 3 (0.19%) Maven
14 2 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
14 2 (0.13%) ReSharper
General
1 405 (25.47%) Finance
2 219 (13.77%) Marketing
3 108 (6.79%) Retail
4 87 (5.47%) Banking
5 77 (4.84%) Telecoms
6 55 (3.46%) Games
7 44 (2.77%) Manufacturing
8 32 (2.01%) Advertising
9 27 (1.70%) Electronics
10 22 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 20 (1.26%) Front Office
12 18 (1.13%) Investment Banking
13 15 (0.94%) Automotive
14 14 (0.88%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.88%) Legal
15 13 (0.82%) Publishing
16 11 (0.69%) Aerospace
17 9 (0.57%) Billing
17 9 (0.57%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 517 (32.52%) Data Scientist
2 319 (20.06%) Analyst
3 309 (19.43%) Developer
4 146 (9.18%) Data Analyst
5 130 (8.18%) Senior Data Scientist
6 103 (6.48%) Consultant
7 74 (4.65%) Architect
8 69 (4.34%) Senior Analyst
9 60 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 56 (3.52%) Data Engineer
10 56 (3.52%) Senior Developer
11 54 (3.40%) C++ Developer
11 54 (3.40%) Data Architect
12 53 (3.33%) Insight Analyst
13 52 (3.27%) Software Engineer
14 49 (3.08%) Data Consultant
15 48 (3.02%) SQL Developer
16 46 (2.89%) Machine Learning Scientist
16 46 (2.89%) SQL Analyst
17 36 (2.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (7.74%) .NET
2 107 (6.73%) D3.js
3 89 (5.60%) Natural Language Processing
4 83 (5.22%) HTML
5 63 (3.96%) NumPy
6 60 (3.77%) XML
7 52 (3.27%) Web Services
8 50 (3.14%) scikit-learn
9 44 (2.77%) SciPy
10 43 (2.70%) Pandas
11 42 (2.64%) AngularJS
12 41 (2.58%) CSS
13 40 (2.52%) Kafka
14 37 (2.33%) HTML5
15 31 (1.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 31 (1.95%) JSON
15 31 (1.95%) Lucene
15 31 (1.95%) STL
16 29 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
17 26 (1.64%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 644 (40.50%) Analytical Skills
2 408 (25.66%) Statistics
3 343 (21.57%) Mathematics
4 338 (21.26%) Computer Science
5 335 (21.07%) Visualisation
6 289 (18.18%) Algorithms
7 137 (8.62%) Physics
8 67 (4.21%) Neural Network
9 58 (3.65%) Economics
10 55 (3.46%) Fintech
11 53 (3.33%) Artificial Intelligence
12 41 (2.58%) Management Information System
13 40 (2.52%) Credit Risk
13 40 (2.52%) Data Integration
14 34 (2.14%) Social Media
15 31 (1.95%) Mobile App
16 28 (1.76%) Applied Mathematics
16 28 (1.76%) User Experience
17 25 (1.57%) Data Structures
18 22 (1.38%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 118 (7.42%) Linux
2 49 (3.08%) Windows
3 47 (2.96%) Unix
4 12 (0.75%) Apple iOS
5 9 (0.57%) Android
6 8 (0.50%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.19%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.063%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 849 (53.40%) Analytics
2 570 (35.85%) Machine Learning
3 365 (22.96%) Business Intelligence
4 322 (20.25%) Data Analytics
5 318 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 264 (16.60%) Agile Software Development
7 214 (13.46%) Data Visualisation
8 179 (11.26%) Software Engineering
9 178 (11.19%) Statistical Modelling
10 162 (10.19%) Predictive Modelling
11 160 (10.06%) ETL
12 158 (9.94%) Statistical Analysis
13 155 (9.75%) Open Source
14 141 (8.87%) MapReduce
15 103 (6.48%) Mentoring
16 98 (6.16%) Big Data Analytics
17 94 (5.91%) Data Modelling
18 90 (5.66%) Actionable Insight
19 85 (5.35%) Scrum
20 84 (5.28%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 979 (61.57%) Python
2 831 (52.26%) SQL
3 468 (29.43%) Java
4 355 (22.33%) MATLAB
5 345 (21.70%) C++
6 206 (12.96%) Scala
7 161 (10.13%) C#
8 153 (9.62%) JavaScript
9 106 (6.67%) Ruby
10 100 (6.29%) Perl
11 91 (5.72%) C
12 83 (5.22%) VBA
13 47 (2.96%) T-SQL
14 44 (2.77%) Bash Shell
15 41 (2.58%) Clojure
16 29 (1.82%) PHP
17 22 (1.38%) Julia
18 15 (0.94%) PL/SQL
19 14 (0.88%) Shell Script
20 13 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 469 (29.50%) Degree
2 303 (19.06%) PhD
3 48 (3.02%) Security Cleared
4 28 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (1.26%) DV Cleared
6 19 (1.19%) SC Cleared
7 15 (0.94%) CISSP
8 9 (0.57%) SAS Certification
9 7 (0.44%) Postgraduate
10 6 (0.38%) MCP
11 5 (0.31%) MBA
11 5 (0.31%) MCSE
11 5 (0.31%) MCTS
12 3 (0.19%) CCNA
12 3 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.19%) ISEB
12 3 (0.19%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.19%) MCITP
12 3 (0.19%) MCSA
13 1 (0.063%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.90%) QA
2 48 (3.02%) Data Quality
3 20 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.50%) HIPAA
6 7 (0.44%) SLA
7 6 (0.38%) MiFID
8 3 (0.19%) CRD IV
8 3 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.19%) EMIR
9 1 (0.063%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.063%) ISO13485
9 1 (0.063%) MISRA
System Software
1 55 (3.46%) Virtual Machines
2 48 (3.02%) HDFS
3 45 (2.83%) Docker
4 44 (2.77%) VirtualBox
5 29 (1.82%) Apache Flume
6 7 (0.44%) Active Directory
6 7 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.19%) Postfix
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.063%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.063%) GPFS
9 1 (0.063%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 41 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (1.45%) StatsD
3 20 (1.26%) Puppet
4 10 (0.63%) Ansible
5 8 (0.50%) logstash
6 7 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.19%) Ambari
8 3 (0.19%) MOM
9 1 (0.063%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.063%) Graphite
9 1 (0.063%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.063%) Oozie
Vendors
1 277 (17.42%) Tableau
2 160 (10.06%) Microsoft
3 146 (9.18%) Oracle
4 79 (4.97%) Cloudera
5 76 (4.78%) Google
6 68 (4.28%) Hortonworks
7 51 (3.21%) SAP
8 45 (2.83%) IBM
9 43 (2.70%) Teradata
10 37 (2.33%) RapidMiner
11 34 (2.14%) TIBCO
12 32 (2.01%) Informatica
13 30 (1.89%) Netezza
14 29 (1.82%) Facebook
14 29 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
15 28 (1.76%) Alteryx
16 22 (1.38%) Apple
17 21 (1.32%) Jaspersoft
18 17 (1.07%) Greenplum
19 16 (1.01%) Talend
London
Webrecruit
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Net Talent
Salary: £27000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Career Prospects
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, benefits, training
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Acumin
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £100,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £100,000
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Options (Early Stage)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Xcede
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
HFG
Salary: Negotiable & 100% tax free
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £100,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £100,000
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: Competitive salary based on experience.
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £50K
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Profit Share Scheme + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £90000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago