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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 399 438 575
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +137
Permanent jobs citing R 707 680 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.62% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.37% 1.22% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 621 519 391
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 £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%

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
51440 55797 59902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.58% 50.98% 51.10%
Number of salaries quoted 44561 47602 50246
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 £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +39 680 £52,500 -4.54% 95
London +11 420 £60,000 - 73
South East +36 106 £55,000 +29.41% 4
City of London -4 47 £55,000 +10.00% 15
North West +27 43 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Oxfordshire +34 42 £57,500 +64.28% 2
South West +40 36 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Oxford +23 33 £57,500 +64.28% 2
East Midlands +19 25 £39,750 -53.23% 1
Manchester +11 25 £40,000 -31.18% 5
Devon - 20 £50,000 - 1
Exeter - 18 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire +29 17 £40,000 -13.51% 2
West Midlands -9 15 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 14 £30,000 -
Leeds +31 13 £40,000 -24.52% 1
East of England +30 13 £40,000 +10.34% 4
West Yorkshire +18 13 £40,000 -18.36% 1
Surrey +8 13 £47,500 +25.00%
Hampshire -18 13 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Scotland +9 12 £46,750 -41.19% 1
Wales +8 11 £49,250 +9.44%
Nottinghamshire +9 10 £37,000 -56.47% 1
South Wales +7 10 £48,500 +7.77%
Lancashire +18 9 £29,500 -36.21%
Nottingham +5 9 £37,000 -56.47% 1
Northamptonshire - 9 £47,500 -
Milton Keynes - 8 £30,000 -
Edinburgh +10 7 £43,500 -45.28% 1
Birmingham -12 7 £37,500 -6.25% 1

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 956 (63.35%) Python
2 812 (53.81%) Analytics
3 807 (53.48%) SQL
4 610 (40.42%) Analytical Skills
5 556 (36.85%) Machine Learning
6 532 (35.26%) Big Data
7 509 (33.73%) Hadoop
8 468 (31.01%) SAS
9 443 (29.36%) Java
10 440 (29.16%) Degree
11 368 (24.39%) Statistics
12 365 (24.19%) Finance
13 360 (23.86%) Business Intelligence
14 334 (22.13%) Apache Spark
15 331 (21.94%) MATLAB
16 325 (21.54%) Data Analytics
17 319 (21.14%) Visualisation
18 318 (21.07%) Mathematics
19 317 (21.01%) C++
20 316 (20.94%) Computer Science
21 309 (20.48%) Data Analysis
22 291 (19.28%) Data Mining
22 291 (19.28%) PhD
23 275 (18.22%) Tableau
24 271 (17.96%) Algorithms
25 268 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
26 221 (14.65%) Apache Hive
27 218 (14.45%) SQL Server
28 213 (14.12%) Marketing
29 207 (13.72%) SPSS

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
1 468 (31.01%) SAS
2 334 (22.13%) Apache Spark
3 142 (9.41%) Apache Pig
4 55 (3.64%) Apache
5 50 (3.31%) SharePoint
6 48 (3.18%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (0.93%) CMS
8 12 (0.80%) nginx
9 9 (0.60%) IIS
10 6 (0.40%) JBoss
10 6 (0.40%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.33%) ArcGIS
11 5 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.20%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.13%) PegaRULES
14 1 (0.066%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.066%) Confluence
14 1 (0.066%) IPython
14 1 (0.066%) Jupyter
Applications
1 207 (13.72%) SPSS
2 111 (7.36%) MS Excel
3 32 (2.12%) GNU Octave
4 28 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (1.66%) Stata
6 24 (1.59%) MS Office
7 17 (1.13%) Mathematica
8 11 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (0.60%) S-PLUS
10 6 (0.40%) EViews
10 6 (0.40%) Maple
11 5 (0.33%) Gephi
12 4 (0.27%) Weka
13 2 (0.13%) CPLEX
14 1 (0.066%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (1.06%) FastStats
3 5 (0.33%) Summit
4 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.20%) Oracle AML
5 2 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.13%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 1 (0.066%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.066%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.066%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.066%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.066%) SAP AFS
6 1 (0.066%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.066%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.066%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.066%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 162 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (3.25%) Amazon EC2
4 46 (3.05%) Amazon EMR
5 37 (2.45%) Amazon S3
6 33 (2.19%) Google Analytics
7 22 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (1.06%) IBM Cloud
10 15 (0.99%) Amazon Kinesis
11 14 (0.93%) PaaS
12 12 (0.80%) Azure Machine Learning
13 11 (0.73%) Google Tag Manager
14 9 (0.60%) Data Lake Analytics
15 7 (0.46%) IaaS
16 6 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
16 6 (0.40%) GitHub
16 6 (0.40%) Route 53
16 6 (0.40%) SaaS
17 3 (0.20%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.65%) Internet
2 11 (0.73%) TCP/IP
3 10 (0.66%) Firewall
4 9 (0.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (0.53%) Network Security
6 6 (0.40%) BIG-IP
6 6 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (0.33%) Wireshark
8 4 (0.27%) Broadband
8 4 (0.27%) DHCP
8 4 (0.27%) VLAN
8 4 (0.27%) Wireless
9 3 (0.20%) DNS
9 3 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (0.20%) Skype
10 2 (0.13%) FTP
10 2 (0.13%) HTTP
10 2 (0.13%) LAN
10 2 (0.13%) SSL
10 2 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 532 (35.26%) Big Data
2 509 (33.73%) Hadoop
3 291 (19.28%) Data Mining
4 221 (14.65%) Apache Hive
5 218 (14.45%) SQL Server
6 203 (13.45%) NoSQL
7 180 (11.93%) Data Warehouse
8 143 (9.48%) MongoDB
9 139 (9.21%) QlikView
10 118 (7.82%) MySQL
11 104 (6.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 102 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
13 96 (6.36%) Relational Database
14 92 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 87 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
16 76 (5.04%) HBase
17 69 (4.57%) Amazon Redshift
17 69 (4.57%) Neo4j
18 66 (4.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 63 (4.17%) Impala
Development Applications
1 83 (5.50%) Git (software)
2 59 (3.91%) Vagrant
3 42 (2.78%) Visual Studio
4 35 (2.32%) Jenkins
5 24 (1.59%) Yeoman
6 15 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
7 14 (0.93%) JIRA
8 13 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (0.73%) Clang
9 11 (0.73%) GCC
10 10 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 10 (0.66%) Subversion
11 7 (0.46%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 4 (0.27%) JUnit
12 4 (0.27%) Selenium
12 4 (0.27%) TestNG
13 3 (0.20%) Maven
14 2 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
14 2 (0.13%) ReSharper
14 2 (0.13%) TeamCity
General
1 365 (24.19%) Finance
2 213 (14.12%) Marketing
3 106 (7.02%) Retail
4 64 (4.24%) Telecoms
5 63 (4.17%) Banking
6 62 (4.11%) Games
7 39 (2.58%) Manufacturing
8 29 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
9 26 (1.72%) Advertising
10 24 (1.59%) Electronics
11 21 (1.39%) Front Office
12 15 (0.99%) Legal
13 14 (0.93%) Automotive
13 14 (0.93%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.93%) Investment Banking
14 11 (0.73%) Aerospace
14 11 (0.73%) Publishing
15 9 (0.60%) Billing
16 7 (0.46%) Back Office
17 6 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 490 (32.47%) Data Scientist
2 312 (20.68%) Analyst
3 289 (19.15%) Developer
4 142 (9.41%) Data Analyst
5 107 (7.09%) Senior Data Scientist
6 97 (6.43%) Consultant
7 68 (4.51%) Architect
8 62 (4.11%) Senior Analyst
9 56 (3.71%) Insight Analyst
10 53 (3.51%) Data Engineer
11 51 (3.38%) C++ Developer
12 49 (3.25%) Data Architect
13 48 (3.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 47 (3.11%) Data Consultant
14 47 (3.11%) Machine Learning Scientist
14 47 (3.11%) Senior Developer
14 47 (3.11%) Software Engineer
15 40 (2.65%) SQL Analyst
16 39 (2.58%) SQL Developer
17 35 (2.32%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (7.75%) .NET
2 89 (5.90%) D3.js
3 84 (5.57%) Natural Language Processing
4 77 (5.10%) HTML
5 54 (3.58%) NumPy
6 49 (3.25%) Web Services
7 48 (3.18%) scikit-learn
7 48 (3.18%) XML
8 43 (2.85%) CSS
9 40 (2.65%) Kafka
10 37 (2.45%) SciPy
11 36 (2.39%) Pandas
12 34 (2.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 34 (2.25%) STL
13 33 (2.19%) ASP.NET
14 32 (2.12%) Lucene
15 31 (2.05%) RabbitMQ
16 29 (1.92%) AngularJS
16 29 (1.92%) JSON
17 27 (1.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 610 (40.42%) Analytical Skills
2 368 (24.39%) Statistics
3 319 (21.14%) Visualisation
4 318 (21.07%) Mathematics
5 316 (20.94%) Computer Science
6 271 (17.96%) Algorithms
7 116 (7.69%) Physics
8 70 (4.64%) Neural Network
9 58 (3.84%) Artificial Intelligence
10 40 (2.65%) Economics
11 38 (2.52%) Fintech
12 34 (2.25%) Data Integration
13 31 (2.05%) Credit Risk
13 31 (2.05%) Mobile App
14 29 (1.92%) Management Information System
15 27 (1.79%) User Experience
16 24 (1.59%) Social Media
17 23 (1.52%) Hedge funds
18 20 (1.33%) Applied Mathematics
19 19 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 111 (7.36%) Linux
2 45 (2.98%) Unix
3 42 (2.78%) Windows
4 9 (0.60%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.46%) Ubuntu
6 6 (0.40%) Android
6 6 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.20%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.066%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 812 (53.81%) Analytics
2 556 (36.85%) Machine Learning
3 360 (23.86%) Business Intelligence
4 325 (21.54%) Data Analytics
5 309 (20.48%) Data Analysis
6 268 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
7 199 (13.19%) Data Visualisation
8 178 (11.80%) Statistical Modelling
9 176 (11.66%) Software Engineering
10 157 (10.40%) Statistical Analysis
11 145 (9.61%) ETL
11 145 (9.61%) Open Source
12 139 (9.21%) MapReduce
13 134 (8.88%) Predictive Modelling
14 99 (6.56%) Mentoring
15 94 (6.23%) Data Modelling
16 90 (5.96%) Predictive Analytics
17 86 (5.70%) Big Data Analytics
18 79 (5.24%) Actionable Insight
19 77 (5.10%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 956 (63.35%) Python
2 807 (53.48%) SQL
3 443 (29.36%) Java
4 331 (21.94%) MATLAB
5 317 (21.01%) C++
6 187 (12.39%) Scala
7 172 (11.40%) C#
8 145 (9.61%) JavaScript
9 88 (5.83%) Perl
10 81 (5.37%) Ruby
11 80 (5.30%) C
12 72 (4.77%) VBA
13 48 (3.18%) T-SQL
14 44 (2.92%) Bash Shell
15 38 (2.52%) PHP
16 37 (2.45%) Clojure
17 28 (1.86%) Cypher
18 17 (1.13%) Julia
19 16 (1.06%) Shell Script
20 14 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 440 (29.16%) Degree
2 291 (19.28%) PhD
3 43 (2.85%) Security Cleared
4 27 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (1.19%) DV Cleared
6 16 (1.06%) CISSP
7 12 (0.80%) SC Cleared
8 10 (0.66%) MCP
9 6 (0.40%) MCSE
9 6 (0.40%) MCTS
9 6 (0.40%) Postgraduate
10 5 (0.33%) CCNA
10 5 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.33%) MCITP
10 5 (0.33%) MCSA
11 4 (0.27%) SAS Certification
12 3 (0.20%) ISEB
12 3 (0.20%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.13%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (4.31%) QA
2 45 (2.98%) Data Quality
3 20 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.66%) SLA
6 8 (0.53%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.33%) MiFID
8 3 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.13%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.13%) EMIR
10 1 (0.066%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 56 (3.71%) Virtual Machines
2 48 (3.18%) Docker
3 46 (3.05%) HDFS
4 42 (2.78%) VirtualBox
5 32 (2.12%) Apache Flume
6 6 (0.40%) Active Directory
6 6 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.20%) Postfix
8 2 (0.13%) GPFS
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.066%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 42 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (1.46%) StatsD
3 19 (1.26%) Puppet
4 13 (0.86%) Ansible
5 7 (0.46%) logstash
6 6 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.20%) MOM
9 2 (0.13%) Ambari
10 1 (0.066%) Graphite
10 1 (0.066%) Oozie
Vendors
1 275 (18.22%) Tableau
2 150 (9.94%) Microsoft
3 125 (8.28%) Oracle
4 75 (4.97%) Cloudera
5 65 (4.31%) Hortonworks
6 62 (4.11%) Google
7 47 (3.11%) SAP
8 44 (2.92%) IBM
9 41 (2.72%) Teradata
10 31 (2.05%) MicroStrategy
11 29 (1.92%) Alteryx
11 29 (1.92%) Netezza
11 29 (1.92%) TIBCO
12 27 (1.79%) Informatica
13 25 (1.66%) RapidMiner
14 18 (1.19%) Facebook
15 17 (1.13%) Vertica
16 15 (0.99%) Splunk
16 15 (0.99%) Talend
17 14 (0.93%) Cognos
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £50K
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £110k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £100,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £100,000
Posted: Yesterday
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
GridCell
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Bonuses, Flexible Working, Training
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus & Bens
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + an excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £120000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
UNiDAYS
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£65k + bonus (DOE)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago