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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
UK
Rank 318 353 527
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +174
Permanent jobs citing R 774 902 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 0.88% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.71% 1.70% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 646 785 407
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,848 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £90,500 £80,000
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
45318 52949 53824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.98% 51.80% 50.40%
Number of salaries quoted 38639 45598 46137
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +39 742 £55,000 -2.65% 122
London +7 487 £60,000 -1.63% 70
South East +32 101 £56,250 +18.42% 14
City of London +17 84 £57,500 +4.54% 22
North West +11 36 £40,000 -46.66% 13
East of England +37 31 £60,000 +4.34% 11
East Midlands +23 28 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Oxfordshire +23 28 £57,500 +43.75% 3
West Midlands +27 26 £37,000 -43.07% 1
Manchester -3 26 £40,000 -21.95% 8
Scotland +32 25 £44,750 -4.78% 5
Berkshire +18 23 £63,750 +41.66% 2
Edinburgh +13 22 £55,500 +6.73% 5
South West +13 22 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Oxford +25 20 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Hertfordshire +27 13 £75,000 +20.00% 1
Kent - 13 £43,500 - 2
Surrey +25 11 £51,250 +7.89% 3
Nottinghamshire -1 11 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Yorkshire +21 10 £35,000 -48.14% 5
Warwickshire +17 10 £37,000 -43.07%
Devon +1 10 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Hampshire 0 10 £38,750 -18.42% 2
Exeter -8 10 £45,000 +5.88%
Slough +34 9 £65,000 -10.34% 2
Nottingham 0 9 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Nuneaton - 9 £37,000 -
Birmingham +21 8 £35,000 -53.33% 1
Cheshire +13 8 £38,000 -62.00% 5
Cambridgeshire +3 8 £58,750 - 7

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 1006 (65.92%) Python
2 879 (57.60%) SQL
3 800 (52.42%) Analytics
4 645 (42.27%) Degree
5 557 (36.50%) Mathematics
6 517 (33.88%) Machine Learning
7 515 (33.75%) Analytical Skills
8 478 (31.32%) Big Data
9 458 (30.01%) SAS
10 435 (28.51%) Hadoop
11 420 (27.52%) Statistics
12 402 (26.34%) Computer Science
13 365 (23.92%) Finance
14 350 (22.94%) Business Intelligence
15 320 (20.97%) Apache Spark
16 317 (20.77%) Java
17 310 (20.31%) PhD
18 309 (20.25%) MATLAB
19 300 (19.66%) Visualisation
20 297 (19.46%) Algorithms
21 286 (18.74%) Tableau
22 268 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
23 254 (16.64%) Marketing
24 217 (14.22%) Data Analytics
25 214 (14.02%) C#
25 214 (14.02%) Data Analysis
26 209 (13.70%) SPSS
27 197 (12.91%) ETL
28 196 (12.84%) C++
29 188 (12.32%) 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
1 458 (30.01%) SAS
2 320 (20.97%) Apache Spark
3 101 (6.62%) Apache Pig
4 99 (6.49%) Apache
5 44 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
6 36 (2.36%) SharePoint
7 15 (0.98%) CMS
8 12 (0.79%) JBoss
9 10 (0.66%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.59%) Confluence
11 8 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
11 8 (0.52%) Luigi
12 6 (0.39%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.39%) ArcGIS
13 5 (0.33%) nginx
14 4 (0.26%) Jupyter
15 3 (0.20%) SugarCRM
16 2 (0.13%) OpenStack
16 2 (0.13%) uWSGI
17 1 (0.066%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 209 (13.70%) SPSS
2 105 (6.88%) MS Excel
3 43 (2.82%) Stata
4 22 (1.44%) SPSS Modeler
5 21 (1.38%) GNU Octave
6 19 (1.25%) EViews
6 19 (1.25%) MS Office
7 16 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (0.46%) Simulink
9 5 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.26%) Weka
11 3 (0.20%) Gephi
12 2 (0.13%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
12 2 (0.13%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.066%) Houdini
13 1 (0.066%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.066%) Maya
13 1 (0.066%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 6 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.33%) SAP CO
2 5 (0.33%) SAP FI
2 5 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.26%) Data Workbench
3 4 (0.26%) FINCAD Analytics
3 4 (0.26%) SAP AFS
3 4 (0.26%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 3 (0.20%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.20%) FastStats
5 2 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle TCA
6 1 (0.066%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 106 (6.95%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (3.87%) Google Analytics
4 36 (2.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 27 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (1.18%) Amazon EMR
8 15 (0.98%) Amazon S3
8 15 (0.98%) Azure Machine Learning
9 14 (0.92%) GitHub
10 7 (0.46%) SaaS
11 5 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
11 5 (0.33%) PaaS
12 3 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (0.20%) AWS Data Pipeline
12 3 (0.20%) Data Lake Analytics
12 3 (0.20%) FinancialForce.com
12 3 (0.20%) Force.com
12 3 (0.20%) IaaS
13 2 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.92%) Internet
2 7 (0.46%) FlexRay
2 7 (0.46%) MVNO
3 6 (0.39%) FTP
4 5 (0.33%) LAN
5 4 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (0.26%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (0.26%) Symposium
5 4 (0.26%) VPN
5 4 (0.26%) Wireless
5 4 (0.26%) Wireless Security
6 3 (0.20%) SMS
7 2 (0.13%) DNS
7 2 (0.13%) HTTP
7 2 (0.13%) Network Security
8 1 (0.066%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.066%) Intranet
8 1 (0.066%) LDAP
8 1 (0.066%) MQTT
8 1 (0.066%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 478 (31.32%) Big Data
2 435 (28.51%) Hadoop
3 172 (11.27%) Data Mining
4 160 (10.48%) SQL Server
5 151 (9.90%) Apache Hive
6 144 (9.44%) Data Warehouse
7 143 (9.37%) NoSQL
8 123 (8.06%) MongoDB
8 123 (8.06%) Relational Database
9 118 (7.73%) QlikView
10 91 (5.96%) Power BI
11 73 (4.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 63 (4.13%) MySQL
13 61 (4.00%) Neo4j
14 60 (3.93%) Apache Cassandra
14 60 (3.93%) Spotfire
15 56 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 54 (3.54%) HBase
17 42 (2.75%) RDBMS
18 41 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 43 (2.82%) Visual Studio
2 38 (2.49%) Git (software)
3 25 (1.64%) JIRA
4 21 (1.38%) Talend Open Studio
5 17 (1.11%) Jenkins
6 15 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (0.59%) Travis CI
8 8 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
9 7 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (0.39%) Vagrant
11 5 (0.33%) JUnit
11 5 (0.33%) MSBuild
11 5 (0.33%) Yeoman
12 4 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.20%) Apache Continuum
13 3 (0.20%) Selenium
13 3 (0.20%) Subversion
14 2 (0.13%) Fiddler
General
1 365 (23.92%) Finance
2 254 (16.64%) Marketing
3 103 (6.75%) Retail
4 83 (5.44%) Banking
5 45 (2.95%) Legal
6 36 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 36 (2.36%) Telecoms
7 35 (2.29%) Advertising
8 33 (2.16%) Games
9 31 (2.03%) Front Office
10 19 (1.25%) Manufacturing
11 17 (1.11%) Electronics
12 12 (0.79%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.52%) Publishing
14 7 (0.46%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.46%) Automotive
14 7 (0.46%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.39%) Billing
16 5 (0.33%) Interactive Media
16 5 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 471 (30.87%) Data Scientist
2 333 (21.82%) Analyst
3 244 (15.99%) Developer
4 104 (6.82%) Consultant
5 103 (6.75%) Senior Data Scientist
6 95 (6.23%) Data Analyst
7 92 (6.03%) Data Engineer
8 68 (4.46%) C# Developer
9 57 (3.74%) .NET Developer
9 57 (3.74%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 55 (3.60%) Analytics Manager
11 54 (3.54%) Data Consultant
12 52 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
13 51 (3.34%) Architect
14 48 (3.15%) C# .NET Developer
15 47 (3.08%) Insight Analyst
16 43 (2.82%) Data Analytics Manager
17 40 (2.62%) Software Engineer
18 38 (2.49%) Marketing Analyst
18 38 (2.49%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (9.37%) .NET
2 103 (6.75%) HTML
3 66 (4.33%) CSS
4 58 (3.80%) ASP.NET
5 49 (3.21%) Web Services
6 42 (2.75%) Natural Language Processing
7 40 (2.62%) Kafka
8 39 (2.56%) NumPy
9 36 (2.36%) D3.js
10 33 (2.16%) Node.js
11 29 (1.90%) AngularJS
12 28 (1.83%) .NET Framework
12 28 (1.83%) Ajax
13 26 (1.70%) LAMP
14 24 (1.57%) scikit-learn
15 23 (1.51%) Pandas
15 23 (1.51%) REST
16 20 (1.31%) Django
16 20 (1.31%) Flask
16 20 (1.31%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 515 (33.75%) Analytical Skills
2 402 (26.34%) Computer Science
3 297 (19.46%) Algorithms
4 51 (3.34%) Credit Risk
5 31 (2.03%) Fintech
6 25 (1.64%) Social Media
7 24 (1.57%) Data Structures
7 24 (1.57%) User Experience
8 22 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 22 (1.44%) Management Information System
9 21 (1.38%) Mobile App
10 20 (1.31%) Biotechnology
11 18 (1.18%) Fixed Income
12 15 (0.98%) Derivative
13 14 (0.92%) Hedge funds
14 11 (0.72%) Equities
15 9 (0.59%) Market Risk
16 8 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
17 7 (0.46%) CAN bus
17 7 (0.46%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 137 (8.98%) Linux
2 52 (3.41%) Unix
3 28 (1.83%) Windows
4 5 (0.33%) CentOS
5 4 (0.26%) Debian
5 4 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.26%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.13%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.066%) Android
7 1 (0.066%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.066%) MVS
7 1 (0.066%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 800 (52.42%) Analytics
2 557 (36.50%) Mathematics
3 517 (33.88%) Machine Learning
4 420 (27.52%) Statistics
5 350 (22.94%) Business Intelligence
6 300 (19.66%) Visualisation
7 268 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
8 217 (14.22%) Data Analytics
9 214 (14.02%) Data Analysis
10 197 (12.91%) ETL
11 188 (12.32%) Statistical Modelling
12 185 (12.12%) Data Visualisation
13 169 (11.07%) Physics
14 148 (9.70%) Predictive Modelling
15 140 (9.17%) Software Engineering
16 130 (8.52%) Statistical Analysis
17 116 (7.60%) Data Modelling
18 97 (6.36%) Predictive Analytics
19 93 (6.09%) E-Commerce
20 89 (5.83%) Actionable Insight
Programming Languages
1 1006 (65.92%) Python
2 879 (57.60%) SQL
3 317 (20.77%) Java
4 309 (20.25%) MATLAB
5 214 (14.02%) C#
6 196 (12.84%) C++
7 179 (11.73%) Scala
8 98 (6.42%) JavaScript
9 88 (5.77%) VBA
10 74 (4.85%) C
11 66 (4.33%) PHP
12 56 (3.67%) Ruby
13 53 (3.47%) T-SQL
14 47 (3.08%) Perl
15 26 (1.70%) Shell Script
16 21 (1.38%) PL/SQL
17 18 (1.18%) PowerShell
18 14 (0.92%) ABAP
18 14 (0.92%) Bash Shell
19 13 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 645 (42.27%) Degree
2 310 (20.31%) PhD
3 29 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (0.98%) MCTS
5 12 (0.79%) Postgraduate
6 11 (0.72%) ISEB
7 5 (0.33%) CFA
7 5 (0.33%) MCITP
7 5 (0.33%) MCP
7 5 (0.33%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.26%) CCNP
8 4 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.20%) CBAP
9 3 (0.20%) CEH
9 3 (0.20%) IIBA
9 3 (0.20%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.13%) MBA
10 2 (0.13%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.13%) SAS Certification
11 1 (0.066%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.41%) Data Quality
2 44 (2.88%) QA
3 9 (0.59%) MiFID
4 8 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (0.52%) EMIR
4 8 (0.52%) IFRS
4 8 (0.52%) IFRS 9
5 7 (0.46%) ISO26262
6 3 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
6 3 (0.20%) SNOMED CT
7 2 (0.13%) Basel III
7 2 (0.13%) IAS 39
7 2 (0.13%) SLA
8 1 (0.066%) GCP
System Software
1 30 (1.97%) Docker
2 28 (1.83%) Apache Flume
3 24 (1.57%) HDFS
4 6 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.39%) VirtualBox
5 5 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.13%) vSphere
7 1 (0.066%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.066%) GPFS
7 1 (0.066%) KVM
7 1 (0.066%) LXC
7 1 (0.066%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.066%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 1 (0.066%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.066%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (0.98%) Ambari
2 12 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.66%) Ansible
4 6 (0.39%) Kibana
4 6 (0.39%) logstash
5 3 (0.20%) Oozie
5 3 (0.20%) Puppet
6 2 (0.13%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.066%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.066%) Graphite
7 1 (0.066%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.066%) HockeyApp
7 1 (0.066%) Mesos
7 1 (0.066%) StatsD
Vendors
1 286 (18.74%) Tableau
2 132 (8.65%) Microsoft
3 94 (6.16%) Google
4 86 (5.64%) Oracle
5 47 (3.08%) SAP
6 34 (2.23%) Teradata
7 30 (1.97%) TIBCO
8 29 (1.90%) MicroStrategy
9 28 (1.83%) Cloudera
9 28 (1.83%) IBM
10 21 (1.38%) Talend
11 20 (1.31%) Alteryx
12 18 (1.18%) Hortonworks
12 18 (1.18%) Vertica
13 17 (1.11%) Netezza
14 16 (1.05%) Informatica
15 14 (0.92%) Cognos
15 14 (0.92%) Hyperion
16 13 (0.85%) Adobe
17 10 (0.66%) RapidMiner
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £70000.00 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Codex
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55000 - 70000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - circa £85,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 per annum + Bonus and Shares
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Reco Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Empiric.com
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £67000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Healthcare, Bonus package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefit and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago