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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
UK
Rank 345 360 559
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +199
Permanent jobs citing R 727 853 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.85% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.61% 1.63% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 597 706 354
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £76,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
45246 52288 53068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.89% 52.21% 50.56%
Number of salaries quoted 38824 45066 45549
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 19 January 2017 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +15 703 £55,000 -8.33% 117
London -20 427 £60,000 -4.00% 78
South East +54 101 £57,500 +21.05% 18
City of London +26 63 £67,500 +12.50% 11
North West 0 49 £40,000 -33.33% 8
East Midlands +27 38 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Manchester -4 35 £42,500 -29.16% 8
Berkshire +54 34 £62,500 +38.88% 3
East of England +26 29 £60,000 -7.69% 7
Oxfordshire +46 27 £57,500 +43.75% 7
West Midlands +5 25 £37,000 -43.07% 3
Scotland +35 19 £43,500 +2.35% 1
Yorkshire +34 17 £35,000 -24.32% 1
South West +5 17 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Oxford +44 16 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Hertfordshire +20 16 £75,000 +17.64% 2
Edinburgh +16 15 £45,000 -25.00%
Bracknell - 14 £62,500 - 2
West Yorkshire +40 12 £35,000 -20.00% 1
Leeds +36 12 £35,000 -48.14% 1
Devon +1 12 £45,000 -10.00%
Exeter -3 12 £45,000 +50.00%
Nottingham -13 11 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Nottinghamshire -13 11 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Kent - 11 £43,500 - 1
Surrey +12 10 £42,500 -10.52% 6
Solihull +2 10 £45,000 +95.65%
Cambridgeshire +9 9 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Warwickshire +9 9 £37,000 -43.07%
Hampshire +6 9 £35,000 -36.36%

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 935 (64.98%) Python
2 826 (57.40%) SQL
3 748 (51.98%) Analytics
4 577 (40.10%) Degree
5 507 (35.23%) Machine Learning
6 503 (34.95%) Analytical Skills
7 458 (31.83%) Big Data
8 441 (30.65%) Hadoop
9 435 (30.23%) SAS
10 414 (28.77%) Mathematics
11 391 (27.17%) Statistics
12 378 (26.27%) Computer Science
13 345 (23.97%) Business Intelligence
14 333 (23.14%) Apache Spark
15 316 (21.96%) Finance
16 301 (20.92%) Java
17 288 (20.01%) PhD
18 284 (19.74%) MATLAB
19 279 (19.39%) Algorithms
20 271 (18.83%) Agile Software Development
21 260 (18.07%) Visualisation
22 255 (17.72%) Tableau
22 255 (17.72%) Marketing
23 228 (15.84%) C#
24 219 (15.22%) SPSS
25 209 (14.52%) Data Analysis
25 209 (14.52%) Data Analytics
26 194 (13.48%) C++
27 192 (13.34%) SQL Server
28 185 (12.86%) Statistical Modelling

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
1 435 (30.23%) SAS
2 333 (23.14%) Apache Spark
3 109 (7.57%) Apache Pig
4 94 (6.53%) Apache
5 54 (3.75%) SharePoint
6 32 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
7 29 (2.02%) CMS
8 12 (0.83%) JBoss
9 11 (0.76%) ArcGIS
10 10 (0.69%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.63%) Confluence
12 6 (0.42%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.28%) Jupyter
14 3 (0.21%) SugarCRM
15 2 (0.14%) Apache Airflow
15 2 (0.14%) Luigi
15 2 (0.14%) nginx
15 2 (0.14%) OpenStack
16 1 (0.069%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 219 (15.22%) SPSS
2 114 (7.92%) MS Excel
3 34 (2.36%) GNU Octave
3 34 (2.36%) Stata
4 25 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.97%) EViews
6 13 (0.90%) MS Office
7 5 (0.35%) S-PLUS
7 5 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.28%) Gephi
8 4 (0.28%) Simulink
9 3 (0.21%) Weka
10 2 (0.14%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.14%) CPLEX
10 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.069%) Houdini
11 1 (0.069%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.069%) Maya
11 1 (0.069%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 9 (0.63%) FastStats
2 7 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.35%) SAP CO
3 5 (0.35%) SAP FI
3 5 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.28%) Data Workbench
4 4 (0.28%) FINCAD Analytics
4 4 (0.28%) SAP AFS
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle AML
6 2 (0.14%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle TCA
6 2 (0.14%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.069%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 109 (7.57%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (3.06%) Google Analytics
4 31 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 29 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
6 27 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (1.46%) Amazon EMR
8 15 (1.04%) Amazon S3
9 11 (0.76%) Azure Machine Learning
9 11 (0.76%) GitHub
10 8 (0.56%) PaaS
11 7 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
11 7 (0.49%) SaaS
12 6 (0.42%) Amazon Kinesis
12 6 (0.42%) Data Lake Analytics
13 5 (0.35%) IaaS
14 3 (0.21%) AWS Data Pipeline
15 2 (0.14%) FinancialForce.com
15 2 (0.14%) Force.com
16 1 (0.069%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.39%) Internet
2 7 (0.49%) FTP
2 7 (0.49%) MVNO
3 5 (0.35%) Firewall
3 5 (0.35%) LAN
3 5 (0.35%) Wireshark
4 4 (0.28%) DHCP
4 4 (0.28%) FlexRay
4 4 (0.28%) VLAN
4 4 (0.28%) Wireless
5 3 (0.21%) BIG-IP
5 3 (0.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (0.21%) Network Security
5 3 (0.21%) SMS
5 3 (0.21%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.14%) DNS
6 2 (0.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (0.14%) HTTP
6 2 (0.14%) Symposium
7 1 (0.069%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 458 (31.83%) Big Data
2 441 (30.65%) Hadoop
3 192 (13.34%) SQL Server
4 172 (11.95%) Data Mining
5 161 (11.19%) Apache Hive
6 148 (10.28%) NoSQL
7 145 (10.08%) Data Warehouse
8 126 (8.76%) MongoDB
9 120 (8.34%) Relational Database
10 101 (7.02%) QlikView
11 76 (5.28%) MySQL
12 70 (4.86%) Apache Cassandra
12 70 (4.86%) Power BI
13 67 (4.66%) HBase
14 64 (4.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 56 (3.89%) Neo4j
16 53 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
17 50 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
18 46 (3.20%) Spotfire
19 45 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 59 (4.10%) Visual Studio
2 34 (2.36%) Git (software)
3 21 (1.46%) Talend Open Studio
4 17 (1.18%) Jenkins
4 17 (1.18%) JIRA
5 15 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (0.76%) Vagrant
7 9 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 9 (0.63%) Travis CI
8 8 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
9 7 (0.49%) Yeoman
10 5 (0.35%) JUnit
10 5 (0.35%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
11 4 (0.28%) Selenium
11 4 (0.28%) Subversion
12 3 (0.21%) Apache Continuum
13 2 (0.14%) RSpec
General
1 316 (21.96%) Finance
2 255 (17.72%) Marketing
3 106 (7.37%) Retail
4 67 (4.66%) Banking
5 47 (3.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 45 (3.13%) Legal
7 43 (2.99%) Games
8 34 (2.36%) Telecoms
9 26 (1.81%) Advertising
10 22 (1.53%) Front Office
10 22 (1.53%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.90%) Electronics
12 10 (0.69%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.49%) Back Office
14 6 (0.42%) Billing
15 5 (0.35%) Interactive Media
15 5 (0.35%) Law
15 5 (0.35%) Russian Language
16 4 (0.28%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 470 (32.66%) Data Scientist
2 301 (20.92%) Analyst
3 219 (15.22%) Developer
4 108 (7.51%) Consultant
5 92 (6.39%) Senior Data Scientist
6 87 (6.05%) Data Analyst
7 83 (5.77%) Data Engineer
8 75 (5.21%) C# Developer
9 57 (3.96%) .NET Developer
10 53 (3.68%) Data Consultant
11 52 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
12 50 (3.47%) Architect
13 48 (3.34%) Insight Analyst
14 45 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
15 44 (3.06%) Machine Learning Scientist
16 43 (2.99%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 42 (2.92%) Analytics Manager
18 39 (2.71%) Analytics Consultant
19 36 (2.50%) Python Developer
20 35 (2.43%) Marketing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (10.15%) .NET
2 112 (7.78%) HTML
3 79 (5.49%) ASP.NET
4 70 (4.86%) CSS
5 47 (3.27%) Web Services
6 40 (2.78%) NumPy
7 36 (2.50%) D3.js
7 36 (2.50%) Kafka
8 33 (2.29%) Natural Language Processing
9 32 (2.22%) .NET Framework
9 32 (2.22%) Node.js
10 30 (2.08%) Ajax
11 28 (1.95%) scikit-learn
12 24 (1.67%) AngularJS
12 24 (1.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 24 (1.67%) STL
13 21 (1.46%) OpenCV
13 21 (1.46%) Pandas
14 20 (1.39%) LAMP
14 20 (1.39%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 503 (34.95%) Analytical Skills
2 414 (28.77%) Mathematics
3 391 (27.17%) Statistics
4 378 (26.27%) Computer Science
5 279 (19.39%) Algorithms
6 260 (18.07%) Visualisation
7 152 (10.56%) Physics
8 61 (4.24%) Economics
9 50 (3.47%) Credit Risk
10 47 (3.27%) Artificial Intelligence
11 45 (3.13%) Applied Mathematics
12 38 (2.64%) Neural Network
13 37 (2.57%) Data Extraction
14 31 (2.15%) Biotechnology
15 26 (1.81%) Mobile App
16 24 (1.67%) Social Media
17 22 (1.53%) User Experience
18 21 (1.46%) Fintech
19 19 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 16 (1.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 127 (8.83%) Linux
2 60 (4.17%) Unix
3 24 (1.67%) Windows
4 5 (0.35%) CentOS
5 4 (0.28%) Debian
5 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.28%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.14%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.069%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.069%) MVS
7 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 748 (51.98%) Analytics
2 507 (35.23%) Machine Learning
3 345 (23.97%) Business Intelligence
4 271 (18.83%) Agile Software Development
5 209 (14.52%) Data Analysis
5 209 (14.52%) Data Analytics
6 185 (12.86%) Statistical Modelling
7 157 (10.91%) ETL
8 146 (10.15%) Data Visualisation
9 144 (10.01%) Statistical Analysis
10 140 (9.73%) Software Engineering
11 136 (9.45%) Predictive Modelling
12 98 (6.81%) Data Modelling
13 90 (6.25%) Predictive Analytics
14 88 (6.12%) Open Source
15 82 (5.70%) E-Commerce
16 78 (5.42%) Actionable Insight
16 78 (5.42%) MapReduce
17 74 (5.14%) Stakeholder Management
18 67 (4.66%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 935 (64.98%) Python
2 826 (57.40%) SQL
3 301 (20.92%) Java
4 284 (19.74%) MATLAB
5 228 (15.84%) C#
6 194 (13.48%) C++
7 172 (11.95%) Scala
8 116 (8.06%) JavaScript
9 90 (6.25%) VBA
10 69 (4.79%) PHP
11 67 (4.66%) C
12 54 (3.75%) Ruby
13 52 (3.61%) Perl
14 48 (3.34%) T-SQL
15 27 (1.88%) Shell Script
16 18 (1.25%) Bash Shell
16 18 (1.25%) PL/SQL
17 17 (1.18%) ABAP
18 13 (0.90%) PowerShell
18 13 (0.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 577 (40.10%) Degree
2 288 (20.01%) PhD
3 33 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (1.18%) MCTS
5 11 (0.76%) ISEB
6 10 (0.69%) Postgraduate
7 9 (0.63%) MCP
8 8 (0.56%) MCITP
9 7 (0.49%) Security Cleared
10 5 (0.35%) CFA
11 3 (0.21%) CCNA
11 3 (0.21%) CEH
11 3 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.21%) MCSA
11 3 (0.21%) MCSE
11 3 (0.21%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.14%) CBAP
12 2 (0.14%) CISSP
12 2 (0.14%) IIBA
12 2 (0.14%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.75%) QA
2 51 (3.54%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (0.42%) EMIR
4 6 (0.42%) MiFID
4 6 (0.42%) SLA
5 4 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
5 4 (0.28%) ISO26262
6 3 (0.21%) SNOMED CT
7 2 (0.14%) IAS 39
8 1 (0.069%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (2.02%) Apache Flume
1 29 (2.02%) HDFS
2 26 (1.81%) Docker
3 13 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.56%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.14%) vSphere
7 1 (0.069%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.069%) GPFS
7 1 (0.069%) KVM
7 1 (0.069%) LXC
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.069%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 1 (0.069%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.069%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (1.04%) Ambari
2 14 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.49%) Ansible
4 6 (0.42%) Puppet
5 3 (0.21%) Oozie
6 2 (0.14%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.14%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.069%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.069%) Graphite
7 1 (0.069%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.069%) Mesos
7 1 (0.069%) StatsD
Vendors
1 255 (17.72%) Tableau
2 139 (9.66%) Microsoft
3 76 (5.28%) Oracle
4 74 (5.14%) Google
5 44 (3.06%) SAP
6 43 (2.99%) Cloudera
7 32 (2.22%) Teradata
8 26 (1.81%) Hortonworks
8 26 (1.81%) IBM
8 26 (1.81%) MicroStrategy
8 26 (1.81%) Vertica
9 25 (1.74%) Alteryx
10 24 (1.67%) TIBCO
11 21 (1.46%) Netezza
11 21 (1.46%) Talend
12 16 (1.11%) Informatica
13 15 (1.04%) Splunk
14 14 (0.97%) Adobe
14 14 (0.97%) Hyperion
15 13 (0.90%) Cognos
Dundee, Angus
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £53,000 per annum 35-53 plus bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £67400.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Car Allowance + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £110k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £105000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + generous bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venture Up
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Shares, Medical, Life Assurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + LTI
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £125000 per annum + excellent bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + equity
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Anonymous recruiter
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55000 - 70000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £150,000 per annum Uncapped Salary depending on exp
Posted: 3 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venture Up
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £150000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday