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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 339 530 606
Rank change year-on-year
+191 +76
Permanent jobs citing R 913 453 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 0.43% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.73% 0.85% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 783 376 306
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,500 £37,309
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
52734 53572 56146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.07% 50.33% 53.34%
Number of salaries quoted 45496 46036 47133
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 +200 878 £57,500 +12.19% 76
London +153 616 £62,500 +8.69% 54
South East +101 130 £47,500 -5.00% 13
City of London +87 93 £55,000 +4.76% 16
Surrey +25 36 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Berkshire +22 36 £45,000 -30.76% 2
Hampshire +48 31 £55,000 +120.00% 3
Reading +29 26 £45,000 -30.76%
East Midlands +13 26 £50,000 +88.67% 1
West Midlands +4 26 £65,000 +23.80% 2
Warwickshire +2 21 £65,000 +23.80% 1
South West +2 21 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Warwick - 21 £65,000 - 1
North West +38 20 £62,500 +35.13%
Nottinghamshire +12 19 £50,000 +88.67%
Nottingham +7 19 £50,000 +88.67%
Oxfordshire +12 18 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Reigate - 17 £47,500 -
East of England -4 16 £63,750 +59.37% 2
Basingstoke +24 15 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire -7 15 £47,500 +5.55% 2
South Wales +13 12 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Devon +11 12 £47,500 +21.79% 1
Wales +10 12 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 11 £65,000 +92.59% 2
Cheshire +32 10 - -
Manchester +24 9 £60,000 +26.31%
Cambridge 0 9 £65,000 +136.36% 2
West Yorkshire -26 9 £56,250 +25.00% 2
Edinburgh +8 7 £55,750 -

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 906 (57.16%) Python
2 836 (52.74%) Analytics
3 822 (51.86%) SQL
4 574 (36.21%) Big Data
5 558 (35.21%) Analytical Skills
6 550 (34.70%) Hadoop
7 510 (32.18%) Machine Learning
8 492 (31.04%) Degree
9 469 (29.59%) SAS
10 442 (27.89%) Java
11 437 (27.57%) Statistics
12 421 (26.56%) Finance
13 388 (24.48%) Business Intelligence
14 378 (23.85%) Mathematics
15 361 (22.78%) Visualisation
16 356 (22.46%) Computer Science
17 351 (22.15%) MATLAB
18 331 (20.88%) Algorithms
19 316 (19.94%) Data Analysis
20 294 (18.55%) PhD
21 279 (17.60%) Data Mining
22 271 (17.10%) Tableau
23 269 (16.97%) C++
24 257 (16.21%) SQL Server
25 247 (15.58%) Data Warehouse
26 243 (15.33%) Data Analytics
27 240 (15.14%) Apache Spark
28 237 (14.95%) Marketing
29 209 (13.19%) NoSQL
30 205 (12.93%) Agile Software Development

R
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 469 (29.59%) SAS
2 240 (15.14%) Apache Spark
3 126 (7.95%) Apache Pig
4 40 (2.52%) Node.js
5 38 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
6 30 (1.89%) Apache
7 23 (1.45%) SharePoint
8 16 (1.01%) JBoss
9 15 (0.95%) IIS
10 14 (0.88%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.50%) ArcGIS
12 7 (0.44%) CMS
12 7 (0.44%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.38%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.38%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.32%) Confluence
14 5 (0.32%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.25%) IPython
16 1 (0.063%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 197 (12.43%) SPSS
2 122 (7.70%) MS Excel
3 37 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (2.21%) MS Office
5 24 (1.51%) Mathematica
6 21 (1.32%) GNU Octave
7 19 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
8 18 (1.14%) S-PLUS
9 17 (1.07%) Stata
10 13 (0.82%) CPLEX
11 12 (0.76%) Weka
12 9 (0.57%) Gephi
13 7 (0.44%) EViews
14 5 (0.32%) MS Visio
15 4 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
15 4 (0.25%) LaTeX
15 4 (0.25%) Photoshop
16 3 (0.19%) GenStat
17 1 (0.063%) Maple
Business Applications
1 10 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.25%) Toggl
4 3 (0.19%) FastStats
5 2 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.13%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.13%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.13%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 2 (0.13%) Unica
5 2 (0.13%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.063%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.063%) HFM
6 1 (0.063%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 125 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (3.91%) Google Analytics
3 54 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
5 27 (1.70%) Amazon EMR
5 27 (1.70%) Amazon S3
6 21 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (1.14%) SaaS
8 15 (0.95%) Adobe Analytics
8 15 (0.95%) Amazon Kinesis
9 14 (0.88%) GitHub
10 11 (0.69%) Azure Machine Learning
10 11 (0.69%) IaaS
11 10 (0.63%) PaaS
12 7 (0.44%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.19%) Google Tag Manager
14 1 (0.063%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 52 (3.28%) Internet
2 12 (0.76%) Broadband
2 12 (0.76%) WebEx
3 4 (0.25%) Firewall
4 2 (0.13%) CTI
5 1 (0.063%) InfiniBand
5 1 (0.063%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.063%) NAS
5 1 (0.063%) Network Security
5 1 (0.063%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.063%) VLAN
5 1 (0.063%) VPN
5 1 (0.063%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 574 (36.21%) Big Data
2 550 (34.70%) Hadoop
3 279 (17.60%) Data Mining
4 257 (16.21%) SQL Server
5 247 (15.58%) Data Warehouse
6 209 (13.19%) NoSQL
7 190 (11.99%) Apache Hive
8 163 (10.28%) QlikView
9 133 (8.39%) MongoDB
10 105 (6.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 105 (6.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 89 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 87 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
13 81 (5.11%) MySQL
14 80 (5.05%) HBase
15 78 (4.92%) Mahout
16 72 (4.54%) Relational Database
17 69 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
18 68 (4.29%) Spotfire
19 51 (3.22%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 71 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 49 (3.09%) Jenkins
3 32 (2.02%) Talend Open Studio
4 29 (1.83%) Vagrant
5 22 (1.39%) Yeoman
6 17 (1.07%) JIRA
7 16 (1.01%) Subversion
8 15 (0.95%) JUnit
9 13 (0.82%) ERwin
9 13 (0.82%) TestNG
10 12 (0.76%) Maven
10 12 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (0.63%) ReSharper
12 9 (0.57%) Mercurial
13 6 (0.38%) Visual Studio
14 5 (0.32%) MSBuild
14 5 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
14 5 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 4 (0.25%) NCrunch
15 4 (0.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 421 (26.56%) Finance
2 237 (14.95%) Marketing
3 134 (8.45%) Retail
4 89 (5.62%) Banking
5 73 (4.61%) Telecoms
6 62 (3.91%) Games
7 31 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 30 (1.89%) Advertising
9 29 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 26 (1.64%) Automotive
11 25 (1.58%) Publishing
12 19 (1.20%) Aerospace
13 15 (0.95%) Electronics
14 13 (0.82%) Law
14 13 (0.82%) Retail Banking
15 12 (0.76%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.69%) Legal
17 9 (0.57%) Investment Banking
18 8 (0.50%) French Language
19 7 (0.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 499 (31.48%) Data Scientist
2 319 (20.13%) Analyst
3 289 (18.23%) Developer
4 156 (9.84%) Senior Data Scientist
5 144 (9.09%) Data Analyst
6 128 (8.08%) Consultant
7 73 (4.61%) Senior Analyst
8 65 (4.10%) Architect
9 59 (3.72%) Machine Learning Scientist
10 57 (3.60%) Java Developer
11 53 (3.34%) Data Consultant
11 53 (3.34%) SQL Developer
12 51 (3.22%) Senior Developer
13 48 (3.03%) Junior
13 48 (3.03%) SQL Analyst
14 45 (2.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 45 (2.84%) Data Architect
15 44 (2.78%) C++ Developer
16 40 (2.52%) SQL Data Analyst
17 37 (2.33%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (9.02%) D3.js
2 129 (8.14%) HTML
3 128 (8.08%) .NET
4 69 (4.35%) CSS
5 60 (3.79%) HTML5
6 56 (3.53%) XML
7 54 (3.41%) Natural Language Processing
8 49 (3.09%) AngularJS
9 48 (3.03%) SciPy
10 42 (2.65%) ASP.NET
11 40 (2.52%) Pandas
12 39 (2.46%) Web Services
13 35 (2.21%) NumPy
14 33 (2.08%) scikit-learn
15 27 (1.70%) RabbitMQ
16 25 (1.58%) .NET Framework
16 25 (1.58%) jQuery
17 22 (1.39%) Cascalog
18 18 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
19 16 (1.01%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 558 (35.21%) Analytical Skills
2 437 (27.57%) Statistics
3 378 (23.85%) Mathematics
4 361 (22.78%) Visualisation
5 356 (22.46%) Computer Science
6 331 (20.88%) Algorithms
7 163 (10.28%) Physics
8 74 (4.67%) Data Structures
9 66 (4.16%) Social Media
10 58 (3.66%) Data Integration
10 58 (3.66%) Economics
11 55 (3.47%) Digital Media
12 54 (3.41%) Mobile App
13 53 (3.34%) Artificial Intelligence
14 51 (3.22%) Applied Mathematics
14 51 (3.22%) Management Information System
15 39 (2.46%) Fintech
15 39 (2.46%) Neural Network
16 37 (2.33%) User Experience
17 35 (2.21%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 88 (5.55%) Linux
2 45 (2.84%) Unix
3 40 (2.52%) Windows
4 7 (0.44%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.32%) Android
5 5 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.19%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.063%) CentOS
7 1 (0.063%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 836 (52.74%) Analytics
2 510 (32.18%) Machine Learning
3 388 (24.48%) Business Intelligence
4 316 (19.94%) Data Analysis
5 243 (15.33%) Data Analytics
6 205 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
7 193 (12.18%) Predictive Modelling
8 191 (12.05%) Data Visualisation
9 179 (11.29%) ETL
10 175 (11.04%) Statistical Modelling
11 156 (9.84%) Statistical Analysis
12 134 (8.45%) Open Source
13 132 (8.33%) Data Modelling
14 108 (6.81%) Software Engineering
15 105 (6.62%) Data Management
16 102 (6.44%) Predictive Analytics
17 70 (4.42%) Scrum
18 69 (4.35%) MapReduce
19 64 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
19 64 (4.04%) OO
Programming Languages
1 906 (57.16%) Python
2 822 (51.86%) SQL
3 442 (27.89%) Java
4 351 (22.15%) MATLAB
5 269 (16.97%) C++
6 196 (12.37%) JavaScript
7 180 (11.36%) Scala
8 166 (10.47%) C#
9 120 (7.57%) C
10 113 (7.13%) Perl
11 103 (6.50%) Ruby
12 75 (4.73%) VBA
13 41 (2.59%) Clojure
14 36 (2.27%) T-SQL
15 28 (1.77%) Bash Shell
16 23 (1.45%) PHP
17 22 (1.39%) F#
18 16 (1.01%) RPG
19 15 (0.95%) Shell Script
20 12 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 492 (31.04%) Degree
2 294 (18.55%) PhD
3 36 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 26 (1.64%) SAS Certification
5 17 (1.07%) Postgraduate
5 17 (1.07%) SC Cleared
6 16 (1.01%) DV Cleared
7 12 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.25%) SAP Certification
9 2 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.063%) ACCA
10 1 (0.063%) CFA
10 1 (0.063%) CIMA
10 1 (0.063%) MBA
10 1 (0.063%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.91%) Data Quality
2 35 (2.21%) QA
3 11 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.32%) CRD IV
5 5 (0.32%) EMIR
5 5 (0.32%) ISO13485
5 5 (0.32%) MiFID
5 5 (0.32%) MISRA
6 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.25%) ISO22301
6 4 (0.25%) SLA
7 1 (0.063%) CDISC
7 1 (0.063%) COSHH
System Software
1 40 (2.52%) HDFS
2 22 (1.39%) VirtualBox
3 14 (0.88%) Apache Flume
4 13 (0.82%) Docker
5 9 (0.57%) Active Directory
6 8 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.13%) Firmware
9 1 (0.063%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.063%) KVM
9 1 (0.063%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (1.58%) StatsD
3 20 (1.26%) logstash
4 14 (0.88%) Oozie
5 7 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (0.25%) Ansible
6 4 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.19%) Ambari
7 3 (0.19%) Mesos
7 3 (0.19%) Puppet
8 2 (0.13%) Graphite
Vendors
1 271 (17.10%) Tableau
2 168 (10.60%) Oracle
3 155 (9.78%) Microsoft
4 66 (4.16%) Google
5 62 (3.91%) Teradata
6 56 (3.53%) SAP
7 52 (3.28%) Informatica
8 50 (3.15%) Cloudera
9 46 (2.90%) Cognos
10 45 (2.84%) IBM
11 36 (2.27%) Netezza
12 34 (2.15%) Adobe
13 32 (2.02%) Talend
14 31 (1.96%) Facebook
15 28 (1.77%) Apple
16 27 (1.70%) Greenplum
17 26 (1.64%) MicroStrategy
17 26 (1.64%) RapidMiner
18 25 (1.58%) Alteryx
19 21 (1.32%) TIBCO
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Package + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reco Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Russell King Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Mobile, Phone
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Q-Bot
Salary: Salary + Performance Related Pay + Attractive Options Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £62000 - £75500 per annum, Benefits total package roughly £110K
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ConSol Partners
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £60k plus performance bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £700000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £53,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £11000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £100,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £70,000 + strong package
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus attractive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35k - £60k plus attractive benefits and extensive career progression
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40-60k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago