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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 477 586 678
Rank change year-on-year
+109 +92
Permanent jobs citing R 518 327 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.30% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.92% 0.56% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 429 262 161
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,309 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

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
56390 58446 63333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.35% 53.38% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 48386 49378 55869
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +103 494 £52,500 -12.50% 56
London +71 343 £55,000 -15.38% 34
City of London +34 78 £56,500 -13.07% 15
South East +56 65 £50,000 - 6
Oxfordshire +29 24 £50,000 +5.26%
Yorkshire -10 21 £80,000 +100.00% 5
West Midlands +4 20 £52,500 +5.00%
Oxford - 18 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire -2 17 £47,500 +18.75% 5
East of England -14 17 £55,000 +37.50% 9
Surrey - 17 £55,000 - 2
Guildford - 15 £55,000 -
Warwickshire +7 12 £55,000 +44.73%
Leeds +1 11 £80,000 +100.00% 3
East Midlands +31 8 £45,000 +21.62% 1
Scotland +6 8 £35,000 - 1
West Sussex +6 8 £60,000 +140.00%
Cambridge 0 8 £33,750 -19.16% 2
Cambridgeshire -8 8 £33,750 -15.62% 6
Tyne and Wear - 7 £28,780 -
North East - 7 £28,780 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £28,780 -
Horsham - 7 £60,000 -
Wales +12 6 £31,500 +10.52%
Berkshire -1 6 £65,000 - 1
North West -7 6 £47,500 +18.75%
Manchester -9 6 £47,500 +7.95%
Nottingham - 6 £44,250 - 1
South Wales - 6 £31,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £44,250 - 1

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 544 (60.99%) Analytics
2 392 (43.95%) SQL
3 338 (37.89%) Big Data
4 333 (37.33%) SAS
5 310 (34.75%) Python
6 263 (29.48%) Analytical Skills
7 247 (27.69%) Hadoop
8 245 (27.47%) SPSS
9 237 (26.57%) Java
10 234 (26.23%) Business Intelligence
11 229 (25.67%) Degree
12 228 (25.56%) Finance
13 217 (24.33%) Algorithms
14 204 (22.87%) MATLAB
15 196 (21.97%) Mathematics
16 189 (21.19%) Statistics
17 188 (21.08%) Visualisation
18 179 (20.07%) Oracle
18 179 (20.07%) Data Mining
19 176 (19.73%) Data Analysis
20 174 (19.51%) PhD
21 171 (19.17%) Computer Science
22 142 (15.92%) Agile Software Development
23 135 (15.13%) C++
24 129 (14.46%) Marketing
25 124 (13.90%) SQL Server
26 119 (13.34%) QlikView
27 117 (13.12%) Data Warehouse
28 113 (12.67%) Data Analytics
29 104 (11.66%) Statistical Modelling

R
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 333 (37.33%) SAS
2 71 (7.96%) Apache Pig
3 18 (2.02%) Oracle Coherence
3 18 (2.02%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 12 (1.35%) Apache
4 12 (1.35%) Apache Spark
5 7 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (0.67%) IIS
7 5 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.56%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.45%) Lync
9 3 (0.34%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.34%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.11%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.11%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 245 (27.47%) SPSS
2 43 (4.82%) MS Excel
3 30 (3.36%) CPLEX
4 27 (3.03%) Weka
5 25 (2.80%) Stata
6 23 (2.58%) MS Office
7 11 (1.23%) Mathematica
8 10 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (0.90%) S-PLUS
10 7 (0.78%) Photoshop
11 6 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (0.67%) FastStats
11 6 (0.67%) LaTeX
12 5 (0.56%) EViews
13 4 (0.45%) PowerPivot
14 3 (0.34%) Gephi
14 3 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 41 (4.60%) Google Analytics
2 19 (2.13%) Oracle General Ledger
2 19 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 19 (2.13%) Oracle Payables
2 19 (2.13%) Oracle Receivables
2 19 (2.13%) Oracle Financials
3 14 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (1.23%) Oracle Assets
5 10 (1.12%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 8 (0.90%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 8 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.67%) HFM
7 6 (0.67%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.22%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.11%) Summit
9 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.11%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
2 22 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (2.02%) Amazon EMR
6 15 (1.68%) GitHub
7 12 (1.35%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.67%) SaaS
9 4 (0.45%) Office 365
10 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.04%) Internet
2 15 (1.68%) Firewall
3 13 (1.46%) WAN
4 8 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (0.78%) LAN
6 6 (0.67%) VoIP
7 5 (0.56%) WLAN
7 5 (0.56%) LDAP
7 5 (0.56%) MPLS
7 5 (0.56%) OSPF
7 5 (0.56%) BGP
8 4 (0.45%) PBX
8 4 (0.45%) HTTP
8 4 (0.45%) Kerberos
8 4 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.45%) Wireless
8 4 (0.45%) SSL
9 3 (0.34%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.34%) DNS
10 2 (0.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 338 (37.89%) Big Data
2 247 (27.69%) Hadoop
3 179 (20.07%) Data Mining
4 124 (13.90%) SQL Server
5 119 (13.34%) QlikView
6 117 (13.12%) Data Warehouse
7 98 (10.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 82 (9.19%) Apache Hive
9 80 (8.97%) NoSQL
10 75 (8.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 66 (7.40%) MongoDB
11 66 (7.40%) Relational Database
12 65 (7.29%) Mahout
13 50 (5.61%) Oracle BI EE
14 49 (5.49%) Apache Cassandra
15 47 (5.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 44 (4.93%) HBase
17 31 (3.48%) Oracle ODI
17 31 (3.48%) Impala
18 27 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (5.04%) Git (software)
2 24 (2.69%) Jenkins
3 22 (2.47%) Toad
4 19 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
5 14 (1.57%) QuickTest Pro
6 12 (1.35%) Maven
6 12 (1.35%) Yeoman
7 11 (1.23%) Mercurial
8 7 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
8 7 (0.78%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.56%) Subversion
10 4 (0.45%) Log4j
10 4 (0.45%) JConsole
10 4 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.34%) LabVIEW
12 2 (0.22%) Selenium
12 2 (0.22%) ERwin
12 2 (0.22%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.11%) JUnit
13 1 (0.11%) NUnit
General
1 228 (25.56%) Finance
2 129 (14.46%) Marketing
3 81 (9.08%) Retail
4 58 (6.50%) Banking
5 32 (3.59%) Games
6 30 (3.36%) Telecoms
7 18 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
7 18 (2.02%) Front Office
8 14 (1.57%) Publishing
9 13 (1.46%) Back Office
10 12 (1.35%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.67%) Advertising
11 6 (0.67%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.56%) Electronics
12 5 (0.56%) Law
13 4 (0.45%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.45%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.45%) Billing
14 3 (0.34%) German Language
14 3 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 222 (24.89%) Data Scientist
2 208 (23.32%) Analyst
3 139 (15.58%) Developer
4 94 (10.54%) Data Analyst
5 76 (8.52%) Consultant
6 62 (6.95%) Architect
7 44 (4.93%) Java Developer
8 37 (4.15%) Statistician
9 24 (2.69%) Senior Developer
9 24 (2.69%) Research Scientist
10 23 (2.58%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 22 (2.47%) Support Analyst
11 22 (2.47%) Business Analyst
11 22 (2.47%) Business Intelligence Architect
12 19 (2.13%) Software Engineer
12 19 (2.13%) C++ Developer
12 19 (2.13%) Data Modeller
13 18 (2.02%) C# Developer
13 18 (2.02%) Business Consultant
14 17 (1.91%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (5.38%) HTML
2 44 (4.93%) CSS
3 43 (4.82%) D3.js
4 40 (4.48%) .NET
5 31 (3.48%) HTML5
6 29 (3.25%) CSS3
7 28 (3.14%) JSON
8 27 (3.03%) Cascading
8 27 (3.03%) Pandas
9 25 (2.80%) REST
10 22 (2.47%) Natural Language Processing
11 21 (2.35%) SciPy
12 19 (2.13%) jQuery
12 19 (2.13%) XML
13 18 (2.02%) JDBC
14 15 (1.68%) Google Closure
15 14 (1.57%) WCF
15 14 (1.57%) NumPy
15 14 (1.57%) J2EE
15 14 (1.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 263 (29.48%) Analytical Skills
2 217 (24.33%) Algorithms
3 196 (21.97%) Mathematics
4 189 (21.19%) Statistics
5 188 (21.08%) Visualisation
6 171 (19.17%) Computer Science
7 74 (8.30%) Physics
8 56 (6.28%) Open Source
9 43 (4.82%) Economics
9 43 (4.82%) Artificial Intelligence
10 40 (4.48%) Neural Network
11 36 (4.04%) Data Integration
12 30 (3.36%) Applied Mathematics
13 28 (3.14%) Data Structures
13 28 (3.14%) User Experience
14 27 (3.03%) Credit Risk
15 26 (2.91%) Chemistry
16 25 (2.80%) Digital Media
16 25 (2.80%) Social Media
17 23 (2.58%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 60 (6.73%) Linux
2 39 (4.37%) UNIX
3 28 (3.14%) Windows
4 8 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.45%) CentOS
5 4 (0.45%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.11%) AIX
7 1 (0.11%) HPUX
7 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 544 (60.99%) Analytics
2 234 (26.23%) Business Intelligence
3 176 (19.73%) Data Analysis
4 142 (15.92%) Agile Software Development
5 113 (12.67%) Data Analytics
6 104 (11.66%) Statistical Modelling
7 101 (11.32%) Machine Learning
8 98 (10.99%) Data Modelling
9 97 (10.87%) ETL
10 93 (10.43%) Statistical Analysis
11 84 (9.42%) MapReduce
12 73 (8.18%) Bayesian Methods
13 70 (7.85%) Predictive Modelling
14 60 (6.73%) Software Engineering
15 56 (6.28%) OO
16 47 (5.27%) Predictive Analytics
17 42 (4.71%) Business Analysis
18 41 (4.60%) CRM
18 41 (4.60%) Project Management
19 40 (4.48%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 392 (43.95%) SQL
2 310 (34.75%) Python
3 237 (26.57%) Java
4 204 (22.87%) MATLAB
5 135 (15.13%) C++
6 70 (7.85%) JavaScript
7 67 (7.51%) C#
8 59 (6.61%) Scala
9 48 (5.38%) C
10 41 (4.60%) Perl
11 39 (4.37%) VBA
11 39 (4.37%) Ruby
12 31 (3.48%) Clojure
13 29 (3.25%) PHP
14 25 (2.80%) PL/SQL
15 18 (2.02%) T-SQL
16 17 (1.91%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.90%) VB
18 7 (0.78%) Shell Script
19 6 (0.67%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 229 (25.67%) Degree
2 174 (19.51%) PhD
3 15 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.23%) Postgraduate
5 11 (1.23%) CCNP
6 9 (1.01%) Security Cleared
7 6 (0.67%) CCNA
7 6 (0.67%) CCIE
8 3 (0.34%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.22%) MCSE
9 2 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.11%) HNC
10 1 (0.11%) MCSA
10 1 (0.11%) CCA
10 1 (0.11%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) NCIE
10 1 (0.11%) VCP5
10 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.93%) QA
2 6 (0.67%) ISO 9001
2 6 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.45%) SLA
4 1 (0.11%) Basel II
4 1 (0.11%) Basel III
4 1 (0.11%) EMIR
4 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.11%) COREP
4 1 (0.11%) FINREP
System Software
1 12 (1.35%) vSphere
1 12 (1.35%) VirtualBox
2 10 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.90%) HDFS
4 7 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.67%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.22%) Docker
7 2 (0.22%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.11%) Firmware
8 1 (0.11%) XenApp
8 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (2.47%) Puppet
1 22 (2.47%) Vagrant
2 5 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.45%) ZABBIX
4 3 (0.34%) SCCM
5 2 (0.22%) SCOM
5 2 (0.22%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.22%) WSUS
5 2 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.11%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.11%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.11%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.11%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 179 (20.07%) Oracle
2 88 (9.87%) Tableau
3 77 (8.63%) Business Objects
4 66 (7.40%) Microsoft
5 60 (6.73%) Google
6 39 (4.37%) Informatica
7 26 (2.91%) Cognos
8 24 (2.69%) HP
9 22 (2.47%) Ab Initio
10 21 (2.35%) IBM
11 20 (2.24%) Cisco
12 18 (2.02%) MicroStrategy
12 18 (2.02%) Teradata
13 17 (1.91%) SAP
14 15 (1.68%) Sony
14 15 (1.68%) VMware
15 13 (1.46%) LexisNexis
16 12 (1.35%) Netezza
16 12 (1.35%) Splunk
16 12 (1.35%) Adobe
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and extensiv
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension and bonus schemes.
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £47500 - £55000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Cash Pot
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + bonus and pensions
Posted: 2 days ago
Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £38000 Per Annum 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DataSciences Consulting
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£50,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago