The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 516 616 730
Rank change year-on-year
+100 +114
Permanent jobs citing R 445 266 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% 0.47% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 381 191 163
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.70% +10.58%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60317 57068 62988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.57% 52.56% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 51146 48932 55400
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 31 July 2014 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 31 July 2014. 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 +92 425 £62,500 +25.00% 51
London +95 354 £65,000 +30.00% 33
City of London +73 131 £70,000 +40.00% 13
East of England +3 17 £57,500 +56.46% 8
South East -8 17 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Cambridgeshire +12 14 £62,500 +86.56% 5
North West -10 13 £55,000 +18.27% 3
South West -9 10 £28,000 - 1
Hampshire +1 7 £40,325 -76.27%
Manchester -13 6 £80,000 +72.04% 1
Southampton - 6 £40,325 -
Cambridge +1 5 £57,500 +71.64% 5
Liverpool - 5 £55,000 - 1
Merseyside - 5 £55,000 - 1
Nottingham -3 4 - -
Nottinghamshire -5 4 - -
East Midlands -14 4 - -
Scotland -23 4 £42,500 -8.60% 3
Yorkshire -35 4 £30,500 -6.15%
Leeds -37 4 £30,500 -46.95%
West Yorkshire -47 4 £30,500 -6.15%
Surrey -4 3 £60,000 +114.28% 1
Swindon -10 3 £28,000 -
Wiltshire -12 3 £28,000 -
Edinburgh -35 3 £37,250 -19.89% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 - - 2
Horsham - 3 £60,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £60,000 -
North East - 3 - - 2
Tyne and Wear - 3 - - 2

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 543 (56.27%) Analytics
2 446 (46.22%) SQL
3 403 (41.76%) Java
4 400 (41.45%) Hadoop
5 355 (36.79%) Python
6 348 (36.06%) Big Data
7 326 (33.78%) SAS
8 318 (32.95%) Degree
9 292 (30.26%) Statistics
10 284 (29.43%) Mathematics
11 283 (29.33%) SPSS
12 277 (28.70%) Finance
13 269 (27.88%) MATLAB
14 241 (24.97%) Visualisation
15 229 (23.73%) Computer Science
16 213 (22.07%) Data Mining
17 192 (19.90%) Marketing
18 189 (19.59%) MapReduce
19 182 (18.86%) PhD
20 180 (18.65%) Business Intelligence
21 164 (16.99%) Data Analysis
22 163 (16.89%) Apache Hive
23 157 (16.27%) Relational Database
24 144 (14.92%) Physics
25 138 (14.30%) C++
26 135 (13.99%) NoSQL
27 125 (12.95%) C#
28 111 (11.50%) Data Warehouse
29 110 (11.40%) Oracle
29 110 (11.40%) MongoDB

R
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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
1 326 (33.78%) SAS
2 72 (7.46%) Apache Pig
3 23 (2.38%) Apache
4 10 (1.04%) ArcGIS
4 10 (1.04%) SharePoint
5 9 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (0.83%) MS Project Server
6 8 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
6 8 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (0.62%) IIS
7 6 (0.62%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.52%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.31%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.21%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.21%) Lync
11 1 (0.10%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.10%) Node.js
Applications
1 283 (29.33%) SPSS
2 61 (6.32%) MS Excel
3 34 (3.52%) CPLEX
4 33 (3.42%) Stata
5 31 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 21 (2.18%) Spreadsheet
7 17 (1.76%) Mathematica
8 14 (1.45%) MS Office
8 14 (1.45%) S-PLUS
9 10 (1.04%) FastStats
10 7 (0.73%) LaTeX
11 4 (0.41%) ArcInfo
12 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
13 1 (0.10%) Weka
13 1 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 40 (4.15%) Google Analytics
2 16 (1.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 15 (1.55%) WebTrends
4 14 (1.45%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 10 (1.04%) SiteCatalyst
6 9 (0.93%) Hyperion Planning
6 9 (0.93%) HFM
6 9 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.73%) Cognos TM1
8 5 (0.52%) Summit
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.10%) Magento
9 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.10%) Cognos Controller
9 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.10%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 55 (5.70%) Cloud Computing
2 33 (3.42%) Amazon EMR
3 28 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (1.35%) Amazon S3
6 11 (1.14%) GitHub
7 2 (0.21%) SaaS
8 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (6.11%) Internet
2 17 (1.76%) Kerberos
3 9 (0.93%) WAN
3 9 (0.93%) LAN
4 7 (0.73%) Firewall
5 5 (0.52%) Intranet
6 4 (0.41%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.31%) Network Security
7 3 (0.31%) DNS
8 2 (0.21%) H.323
8 2 (0.21%) MPLS
8 2 (0.21%) PBX
8 2 (0.21%) PSTN
8 2 (0.21%) VPN
8 2 (0.21%) SMTP
8 2 (0.21%) DHCP
8 2 (0.21%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.10%) Multicast
9 1 (0.10%) SSL
9 1 (0.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (41.45%) Hadoop
2 348 (36.06%) Big Data
3 213 (22.07%) Data Mining
4 163 (16.89%) Apache Hive
5 157 (16.27%) Relational Database
6 135 (13.99%) NoSQL
7 111 (11.50%) Data Warehouse
8 110 (11.40%) MongoDB
8 110 (11.40%) Mahout
9 90 (9.33%) SQL Server
10 74 (7.67%) QlikView
11 72 (7.46%) HBase
12 57 (5.91%) Impala
13 52 (5.39%) MySQL
14 41 (4.25%) Apache Cassandra
15 33 (3.42%) RDBMS
16 27 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
17 26 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 22 (2.28%) Spotfire
18 22 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 56 (5.80%) Git (software)
2 24 (2.49%) Mercurial
3 20 (2.07%) Talend Open Studio
4 17 (1.76%) JConsole
4 17 (1.76%) Log4j
5 12 (1.24%) Visual Studio
6 11 (1.14%) Yeoman
7 10 (1.04%) Toad
7 10 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.73%) Jenkins
8 7 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (0.62%) Subversion
10 4 (0.41%) Maven
11 3 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (0.21%) Ant
12 2 (0.21%) JUnit
12 2 (0.21%) Mockito
13 1 (0.10%) Apache Ivy
13 1 (0.10%) Hudson
13 1 (0.10%) TestNG
General
1 277 (28.70%) Finance
2 192 (19.90%) Marketing
3 108 (11.19%) Retail
4 85 (8.81%) Games
5 44 (4.56%) Telecoms
6 41 (4.25%) Banking
7 30 (3.11%) Advertising
8 28 (2.90%) Front Office
9 24 (2.49%) Financial Institution
10 17 (1.76%) Electronics
11 14 (1.45%) Legal
12 13 (1.35%) Law
13 10 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.93%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.73%) Automotive
16 5 (0.52%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.41%) Back Office
18 3 (0.31%) German Language
18 3 (0.31%) Spanish Language
18 3 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 238 (24.66%) Data Scientist
2 227 (23.52%) Analyst
3 209 (21.66%) Developer
4 113 (11.71%) Data Analyst
5 90 (9.33%) Consultant
6 83 (8.60%) Java Developer
7 82 (8.50%) Architect
8 59 (6.11%) Senior Developer
9 58 (6.01%) Statistician
10 54 (5.60%) Insight Analyst
11 42 (4.35%) Java Architect
11 42 (4.35%) Research Engineer
12 41 (4.25%) Senior Java Developer
13 36 (3.73%) Senior Architect
14 35 (3.63%) Senior Java Architect
15 30 (3.11%) Senior Analyst
16 29 (3.01%) Software Developer
17 27 (2.80%) Business Analyst
17 27 (2.80%) SAS Analyst
18 26 (2.69%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (19.59%) MapReduce
2 96 (9.95%) HTML
3 86 (8.91%) CSS
4 68 (7.05%) HTML5
5 63 (6.53%) JSON
6 53 (5.49%) CSS3
7 49 (5.08%) REST
8 44 (4.56%) JDBC
9 37 (3.83%) .NET
9 37 (3.83%) Swing
10 36 (3.73%) SciPy
11 33 (3.42%) XML
12 31 (3.21%) Web Services
13 30 (3.11%) Google Closure
14 29 (3.01%) Natural Language Processing
14 29 (3.01%) SOAP
15 25 (2.59%) NumPy
16 22 (2.28%) WCF
16 22 (2.28%) D3.js
17 21 (2.18%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 292 (30.26%) Statistics
2 284 (29.43%) Mathematics
3 241 (24.97%) Visualisation
4 229 (23.73%) Computer Science
5 144 (14.92%) Physics
6 67 (6.94%) Economics
7 62 (6.42%) Neural Network
8 57 (5.91%) Open Source
9 51 (5.28%) Data Integration
10 43 (4.46%) Artificial Intelligence
11 39 (4.04%) Hedge funds
12 35 (3.63%) Applied Mathematics
13 34 (3.52%) Digital Media
14 28 (2.90%) Equities
15 26 (2.69%) Client/Server
16 24 (2.49%) Credit Risk
17 21 (2.18%) Management Information System
18 20 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 20 (2.07%) Biology
19 19 (1.97%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 79 (8.19%) Linux
2 46 (4.77%) UNIX
3 18 (1.87%) Windows
4 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (0.41%) Solaris
4 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.31%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.31%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.31%) Android
5 3 (0.31%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.21%) AIX
6 2 (0.21%) HPUX
7 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 543 (56.27%) Analytics
2 180 (18.65%) Business Intelligence
3 164 (16.99%) Data Analysis
4 104 (10.78%) Data Analytics
4 104 (10.78%) Predictive Modelling
5 101 (10.47%) Data Modelling
6 99 (10.26%) ETL
7 97 (10.05%) OO
7 97 (10.05%) Machine Learning
8 83 (8.60%) Statistical Modelling
9 80 (8.29%) Multithreading
10 75 (7.77%) Statistical Analysis
11 65 (6.74%) Digital Marketing
12 64 (6.63%) Cluster Analysis
12 64 (6.63%) Business Analysis
12 64 (6.63%) Data Management
13 62 (6.42%) Project Management
14 58 (6.01%) OOP
14 58 (6.01%) Logistic Regression
15 53 (5.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 446 (46.22%) SQL
2 403 (41.76%) Java
3 355 (36.79%) Python
4 269 (27.88%) MATLAB
5 138 (14.30%) C++
6 125 (12.95%) C#
7 109 (11.30%) JavaScript
8 94 (9.74%) Scala
9 90 (9.33%) VBA
10 54 (5.60%) Perl
11 49 (5.08%) PHP
12 40 (4.15%) C
13 28 (2.90%) Ruby
14 26 (2.69%) Clojure
15 25 (2.59%) F#
16 24 (2.49%) VB
17 19 (1.97%) PL/SQL
18 17 (1.76%) Bash Shell
19 15 (1.55%) Erlang
19 15 (1.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 318 (32.95%) Degree
2 182 (18.86%) PhD
3 20 (2.07%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.76%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.24%) HNC
5 12 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.73%) HND
7 6 (0.62%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.41%) MCSE
9 3 (0.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.21%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.10%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 1 (0.10%) CITP
11 1 (0.10%) MCP
11 1 (0.10%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.10%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.91%) QA
2 19 (1.97%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.41%) Basel III
3 4 (0.41%) EMIR
3 4 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.41%) COREP
3 4 (0.41%) FINREP
4 3 (0.31%) SLA
5 2 (0.21%) Basel II
5 2 (0.21%) CDISC
5 2 (0.21%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (1.76%) Apache Flume
1 17 (1.76%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (1.35%) HDFS
3 8 (0.83%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.62%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.31%) GPFS
6 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.10%) vSphere
7 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (2.18%) Puppet
3 17 (1.76%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.21%) WSUS
4 2 (0.21%) SCCM
4 2 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.21%) Oozie
5 1 (0.10%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.10%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 110 (11.40%) Oracle
2 85 (8.81%) Tableau
3 81 (8.39%) Google
4 52 (5.39%) Microsoft
5 37 (3.83%) Business Objects
6 36 (3.73%) IBM
7 32 (3.32%) Informatica
7 32 (3.32%) Omniture
8 30 (3.11%) Cognos
9 21 (2.18%) Ab Initio
10 20 (2.07%) Talend
11 19 (1.97%) Teradata
12 17 (1.76%) Netezza
13 15 (1.55%) Coremetrics
14 13 (1.35%) Alteryx
14 13 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
14 13 (1.35%) Sybase
15 12 (1.24%) Adobe
15 12 (1.24%) Facebook
15 12 (1.24%) Cloudera
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Very Attractive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000-45000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50000-55000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £37500 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £32-£42K. DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension and Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £110000 - £130000 per annum + bonus, pension, car, shares
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 to £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum plus Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago