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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 506 617 705
Rank change year-on-year
+111 +88
Permanent jobs citing R 453 270 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 0.47% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 389 191 158
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,350 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,750 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
59777 57287 63667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.90% 52.66% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 50809 49277 56082
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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 22 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 22 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 +101 433 £64,250 +28.50% 39
London +105 365 £65,000 +30.00% 29
City of London +84 145 £70,000 +40.00% 10
South East +4 23 £55,000 - 2
East of England -5 16 £57,500 +81.10% 4
Cambridgeshire +15 13 £62,500 +86.56% 2
South West -18 10 £28,000 -53.33% 1
North West -3 9 £80,000 +52.38% 1
Hampshire -2 7 £40,325 -76.27%
East Sussex - 7 £27,500 - 1
Brighton - 7 £27,500 - 1
Manchester -2 6 £80,000 +52.38%
Southampton - 6 £40,325 -
Nottingham +3 4 - -
Nottinghamshire +2 4 - -
Cambridge -2 4 £57,500 +71.64% 2
East Midlands -10 4 - -
Leeds -34 4 £30,500 -46.95%
West Yorkshire -44 4 £30,500 -6.15%
Yorkshire -52 4 £30,500 -6.15%
Surrey +10 3 £60,000 +114.28%
Berkshire +7 3 £67,500 +17.39% 1
Wales -8 3 £38,750 +46.22% 2
South Wales -11 3 £38,750 +46.22% 2
Wiltshire -14 3 £28,000 -
Swindon -18 3 £28,000 -
Scotland -37 3 £37,250 -19.89% 2
West Sussex - 3 £60,000 -
Horsham - 3 £60,000 -
Slough +6 2 £67,500 +17.39%

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 542 (55.42%) Analytics
2 447 (45.71%) SQL
3 404 (41.31%) Hadoop
4 403 (41.21%) Java
5 356 (36.40%) Python
6 349 (35.69%) Big Data
7 319 (32.62%) SAS
8 313 (32.00%) Degree
9 295 (30.16%) Finance
10 294 (30.06%) Statistics
11 282 (28.83%) Mathematics
12 279 (28.53%) SPSS
13 278 (28.43%) MATLAB
14 242 (24.74%) Computer Science
15 240 (24.54%) Visualisation
16 213 (21.78%) Data Mining
17 196 (20.04%) Marketing
18 189 (19.33%) PhD
19 188 (19.22%) MapReduce
20 179 (18.30%) Business Intelligence
21 168 (17.18%) Relational Database
22 167 (17.08%) Apache Hive
23 166 (16.97%) Data Analysis
24 150 (15.34%) C++
25 148 (15.13%) Physics
26 138 (14.11%) NoSQL
27 137 (14.01%) C#
28 116 (11.86%) MongoDB
29 114 (11.66%) JavaScript
30 111 (11.35%) Retail

R
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 319 (32.62%) SAS
2 77 (7.87%) Apache Pig
3 23 (2.35%) Apache
4 14 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (1.33%) SharePoint
6 11 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
6 11 (1.12%) MS Project Server
7 10 (1.02%) ArcGIS
8 6 (0.61%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.61%) IIS
9 5 (0.51%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.20%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.20%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.20%) Lync
10 2 (0.20%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.10%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.10%) Node.js
Applications
1 279 (28.53%) SPSS
2 63 (6.44%) MS Excel
3 36 (3.68%) CPLEX
4 35 (3.58%) Stata
5 33 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 19 (1.94%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (1.64%) Mathematica
8 14 (1.43%) MS Office
8 14 (1.43%) S-PLUS
9 10 (1.02%) FastStats
10 7 (0.72%) LaTeX
11 4 (0.41%) ArcInfo
12 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
13 1 (0.10%) Weka
13 1 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 41 (4.19%) Google Analytics
2 16 (1.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 15 (1.53%) WebTrends
4 14 (1.43%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 11 (1.12%) SiteCatalyst
6 9 (0.92%) Hyperion Planning
6 9 (0.92%) HFM
6 9 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.72%) Cognos TM1
8 5 (0.51%) Summit
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.10%) Magento
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.10%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 56 (5.73%) Cloud Computing
2 32 (3.27%) Amazon EMR
3 27 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (2.66%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (1.23%) Amazon S3
6 9 (0.92%) GitHub
7 2 (0.20%) SaaS
8 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 61 (6.24%) Internet
2 16 (1.64%) Kerberos
3 8 (0.82%) LAN
3 8 (0.82%) WAN
4 6 (0.61%) Firewall
5 5 (0.51%) Intranet
6 4 (0.41%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.31%) Network Security
7 3 (0.31%) DNS
8 2 (0.20%) VPN
8 2 (0.20%) PBX
8 2 (0.20%) PSTN
8 2 (0.20%) SMTP
8 2 (0.20%) DHCP
8 2 (0.20%) MPLS
8 2 (0.20%) H.323
8 2 (0.20%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.10%) Multicast
9 1 (0.10%) X.509
9 1 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 404 (41.31%) Hadoop
2 349 (35.69%) Big Data
3 213 (21.78%) Data Mining
4 168 (17.18%) Relational Database
5 167 (17.08%) Apache Hive
6 138 (14.11%) NoSQL
7 116 (11.86%) MongoDB
8 110 (11.25%) Mahout
9 107 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
10 87 (8.90%) SQL Server
11 75 (7.67%) HBase
12 71 (7.26%) QlikView
13 60 (6.13%) MySQL
14 55 (5.62%) Impala
15 43 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
16 35 (3.58%) RDBMS
17 26 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
18 22 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 21 (2.15%) DB2
20 20 (2.04%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 56 (5.73%) Git (software)
2 24 (2.45%) Mercurial
3 18 (1.84%) Talend Open Studio
4 16 (1.64%) Log4j
4 16 (1.64%) JConsole
5 15 (1.53%) Visual Studio
6 13 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (1.02%) Toad
7 10 (1.02%) Yeoman
8 7 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
8 7 (0.72%) Subversion
9 6 (0.61%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.41%) Maven
11 3 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (0.20%) Ant
12 2 (0.20%) JUnit
12 2 (0.20%) Mockito
13 1 (0.10%) Apache Ivy
13 1 (0.10%) TestNG
13 1 (0.10%) Hudson
General
1 295 (30.16%) Finance
2 196 (20.04%) Marketing
3 111 (11.35%) Retail
4 86 (8.79%) Games
5 43 (4.40%) Telecoms
6 36 (3.68%) Banking
7 34 (3.48%) Advertising
8 29 (2.97%) Front Office
9 24 (2.45%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.64%) Electronics
10 16 (1.64%) Legal
11 13 (1.33%) Law
12 9 (0.92%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.72%) Automotive
14 6 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.51%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.41%) Back Office
17 3 (0.31%) German Language
17 3 (0.31%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 239 (24.44%) Data Scientist
2 231 (23.62%) Analyst
3 219 (22.39%) Developer
4 108 (11.04%) Data Analyst
5 88 (9.00%) Consultant
6 84 (8.59%) Java Developer
7 78 (7.98%) Architect
8 58 (5.93%) Senior Developer
9 57 (5.83%) Statistician
10 56 (5.73%) Insight Analyst
11 43 (4.40%) Research Engineer
12 40 (4.09%) Java Architect
12 40 (4.09%) Senior Java Developer
13 34 (3.48%) Software Developer
13 34 (3.48%) Senior Architect
14 33 (3.37%) Senior Java Architect
15 31 (3.17%) Business Analyst
15 31 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
16 27 (2.76%) SAS Analyst
17 25 (2.56%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (19.22%) MapReduce
2 97 (9.92%) HTML
3 90 (9.20%) CSS
4 69 (7.06%) HTML5
5 63 (6.44%) JSON
6 54 (5.52%) CSS3
7 48 (4.91%) REST
8 45 (4.60%) JDBC
9 40 (4.09%) .NET
10 37 (3.78%) Swing
11 36 (3.68%) SciPy
12 33 (3.37%) Web Services
13 32 (3.27%) XML
14 30 (3.07%) Google Closure
15 28 (2.86%) SOAP
15 28 (2.86%) Natural Language Processing
16 26 (2.66%) NumPy
17 21 (2.15%) J2EE
18 20 (2.04%) WCF
19 19 (1.94%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 294 (30.06%) Statistics
2 282 (28.83%) Mathematics
3 242 (24.74%) Computer Science
4 240 (24.54%) Visualisation
5 148 (15.13%) Physics
6 69 (7.06%) Economics
7 65 (6.65%) Neural Network
8 55 (5.62%) Open Source
9 49 (5.01%) Data Integration
10 48 (4.91%) Hedge funds
11 46 (4.70%) Artificial Intelligence
12 37 (3.78%) Applied Mathematics
13 36 (3.68%) Digital Media
14 31 (3.17%) Equities
15 24 (2.45%) Credit Risk
15 24 (2.45%) Client/Server
16 23 (2.35%) Biology
17 21 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 20 (2.04%) Management Information System
19 19 (1.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 77 (7.87%) Linux
2 45 (4.60%) UNIX
3 17 (1.74%) Windows
4 4 (0.41%) Solaris
4 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.31%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.31%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.31%) Android
5 3 (0.31%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.20%) AIX
6 2 (0.20%) HPUX
7 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 542 (55.42%) Analytics
2 179 (18.30%) Business Intelligence
3 166 (16.97%) Data Analysis
4 110 (11.25%) Predictive Modelling
5 106 (10.84%) OO
6 104 (10.63%) Data Modelling
6 104 (10.63%) Data Analytics
7 100 (10.22%) Machine Learning
8 93 (9.51%) ETL
9 84 (8.59%) Multithreading
10 83 (8.49%) Statistical Modelling
11 76 (7.77%) Statistical Analysis
12 66 (6.75%) Business Analysis
12 66 (6.75%) Project Management
13 65 (6.65%) Digital Marketing
13 65 (6.65%) Cluster Analysis
14 61 (6.24%) Logistic Regression
14 61 (6.24%) Data Management
15 59 (6.03%) OOP
16 54 (5.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 447 (45.71%) SQL
2 403 (41.21%) Java
3 356 (36.40%) Python
4 278 (28.43%) MATLAB
5 150 (15.34%) C++
6 137 (14.01%) C#
7 114 (11.66%) JavaScript
8 96 (9.82%) Scala
9 91 (9.30%) VBA
10 57 (5.83%) Perl
11 49 (5.01%) PHP
12 40 (4.09%) C
13 34 (3.48%) F#
14 26 (2.66%) Ruby
15 25 (2.56%) Clojure
16 24 (2.45%) VB
17 19 (1.94%) PL/SQL
18 16 (1.64%) Bash Shell
19 15 (1.53%) Erlang
19 15 (1.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 313 (32.00%) Degree
2 189 (19.33%) PhD
3 18 (1.84%) Security Cleared
4 16 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (1.23%) HNC
6 7 (0.72%) HND
7 6 (0.61%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.41%) MCSE
9 3 (0.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.20%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.10%) CITP
11 1 (0.10%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 1 (0.10%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.10%) ISEB
11 1 (0.10%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.83%) QA
2 19 (1.94%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.41%) Basel III
3 4 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.41%) COREP
3 4 (0.41%) FINREP
3 4 (0.41%) EMIR
4 3 (0.31%) SLA
5 2 (0.20%) Basel II
5 2 (0.20%) CDISC
5 2 (0.20%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (1.74%) Apache Flume
2 16 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (1.23%) HDFS
4 7 (0.72%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.51%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.31%) GPFS
7 2 (0.20%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (1.94%) Puppet
3 14 (1.43%) Vagrant
4 6 (0.61%) Oozie
5 2 (0.20%) SCCM
5 2 (0.20%) WSUS
5 2 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.10%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.10%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 108 (11.04%) Oracle
2 86 (8.79%) Google
3 80 (8.18%) Tableau
4 56 (5.73%) Microsoft
5 36 (3.68%) IBM
6 35 (3.58%) Business Objects
7 33 (3.37%) Omniture
8 31 (3.17%) Cognos
9 30 (3.07%) Informatica
10 19 (1.94%) Ab Initio
11 18 (1.84%) Talend
11 18 (1.84%) Facebook
12 17 (1.74%) Teradata
13 16 (1.64%) Netezza
14 15 (1.53%) Coremetrics
14 15 (1.53%) Sybase
15 13 (1.33%) MicroStrategy
15 13 (1.33%) Adobe
16 12 (1.23%) Twitter
17 11 (1.12%) Alteryx
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
East London
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Very Attractive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + exclusive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + Extensive Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 to £200000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + On application
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension and Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazon
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 to £65000 per annum - Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £65000 per annum - Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 to £75000 per annum - Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum (doe) plus exceptional benefits
Posted: 7 days ago