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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 375 451 565
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +114
Permanent jobs citing R 773 674 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.62% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.49% 1.20% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 661 537 420
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £34,934 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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
51998 56339 63070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.81% 51.49% 52.23%
Number of salaries quoted 45052 48040 53859
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
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 £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +69 738 £56,500 +2.72% 94
London +31 440 £60,000 +4.34% 59
South East +52 110 £55,000 +32.53% 10
South West +65 69 £54,000 +44.00% 4
Oxfordshire +27 34 £57,500 +27.77% 4
City of London -26 34 £65,000 +30.00% 14
Surrey +24 30 £47,500 +14.45%
Oxford - 30 £57,500 - 2
Hampshire -10 28 £65,000 +30.00% 5
Devon +20 27 £70,000 +141.37% 1
Yorkshire +35 26 £40,000 -13.51% 9
North West +12 25 £40,000 -42.85% 5
Exeter - 25 £80,000 - 1
West Midlands -11 24 £42,500 -19.04% 3
East of England +51 23 £38,750 -3.12% 2
Manchester +10 19 £40,000 -42.85% 4
Gloucestershire - 19 £54,000 -
West Yorkshire +6 18 £45,000 -5.26% 6
East Midlands +21 17 £47,500 -
Leeds +14 16 £45,000 +38.46% 6
Cambridgeshire +14 16 £40,000 - 2
Bristol +21 15 £45,000 -29.41% 2
Wales - 15 £48,500 -
South Wales - 15 £48,500 -
Warwickshire +10 12 £50,000 -6.97%
Basingstoke -16 12 £63,750 +2.00% 2
Warwick -13 11 £50,000 -4.76%
Walton-on-Thames - 11 £47,500 -
Gloucester - 11 - -
Peterborough +12 10 £30,000 -7.69%

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1024 (61.80%) Python
2 876 (52.87%) Analytics
3 869 (52.44%) SQL
4 668 (40.31%) Analytical Skills
5 628 (37.90%) Big Data
6 581 (35.06%) Hadoop
7 571 (34.46%) Machine Learning
8 515 (31.08%) SAS
9 514 (31.02%) Degree
10 498 (30.05%) Java
11 445 (26.86%) Statistics
12 434 (26.19%) Finance
13 380 (22.93%) Mathematics
13 380 (22.93%) Apache Spark
14 378 (22.81%) MATLAB
14 378 (22.81%) Business Intelligence
15 372 (22.45%) C++
15 372 (22.45%) Visualisation
16 358 (21.61%) Computer Science
17 346 (20.88%) Data Analysis
18 328 (19.79%) Data Mining
19 325 (19.61%) Data Analytics
20 315 (19.01%) Algorithms
21 302 (18.23%) PhD
22 276 (16.66%) Tableau
23 252 (15.21%) Agile Software Development
24 247 (14.91%) Marketing
25 233 (14.06%) Apache Hive
26 230 (13.88%) NoSQL
27 228 (13.76%) Data Visualisation

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
1 515 (31.08%) SAS
2 380 (22.93%) Apache Spark
3 138 (8.33%) Apache Pig
4 58 (3.50%) Apache
5 52 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
6 34 (2.05%) SharePoint
7 12 (0.72%) IIS
7 12 (0.72%) JBoss
8 10 (0.60%) nginx
9 8 (0.48%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.30%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.30%) Confluence
10 5 (0.30%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.12%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.060%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.060%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.060%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.060%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.060%) PegaRULES
12 1 (0.060%) WebSphere
Applications
1 217 (13.10%) SPSS
2 101 (6.10%) MS Excel
3 33 (1.99%) MS Office
4 30 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (1.51%) Mathematica
6 20 (1.21%) Stata
7 16 (0.97%) S-PLUS
8 14 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
9 13 (0.78%) GNU Octave
10 11 (0.66%) Weka
11 7 (0.42%) EViews
12 6 (0.36%) Gephi
12 6 (0.36%) Maple
13 5 (0.30%) MS Visio
14 1 (0.060%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 27 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.24%) FastStats
3 3 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.18%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 2 (0.12%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.12%) SAP AFS
4 2 (0.12%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.12%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.12%) Summit
4 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.060%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.060%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.060%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 157 (9.47%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (3.14%) Google Analytics
4 41 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
5 40 (2.41%) Amazon EMR
6 35 (2.11%) Amazon S3
7 15 (0.91%) Amazon Kinesis
7 15 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
7 15 (0.91%) Google Tag Manager
8 13 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.60%) PaaS
9 10 (0.60%) SaaS
10 9 (0.54%) GitHub
11 7 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (0.42%) Route 53
12 6 (0.36%) Azure Machine Learning
13 3 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.18%) BIME
13 3 (0.18%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.47%) Internet
2 16 (0.97%) Broadband
3 10 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.48%) Network Security
5 7 (0.42%) WebEx
6 3 (0.18%) DNS
6 3 (0.18%) Firewall
6 3 (0.18%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (0.18%) Skype
7 2 (0.12%) AMQP
7 2 (0.12%) BGP
7 2 (0.12%) HTTP
7 2 (0.12%) LAN
7 2 (0.12%) SSL
7 2 (0.12%) WAN
8 1 (0.060%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.060%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.060%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.060%) SAN
8 1 (0.060%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 628 (37.90%) Big Data
2 581 (35.06%) Hadoop
3 328 (19.79%) Data Mining
4 233 (14.06%) Apache Hive
5 230 (13.88%) NoSQL
6 220 (13.28%) SQL Server
7 207 (12.49%) Data Warehouse
8 186 (11.23%) QlikView
9 150 (9.05%) MongoDB
10 135 (8.15%) PostgreSQL
11 121 (7.30%) MySQL
12 114 (6.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 110 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 100 (6.04%) Relational Database
15 96 (5.79%) Apache Cassandra
16 93 (5.61%) Amazon Redshift
17 73 (4.41%) Neo4j
18 69 (4.16%) Spotfire
19 67 (4.04%) Impala
20 62 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 94 (5.67%) Git (software)
2 57 (3.44%) Vagrant
3 42 (2.53%) Jenkins
4 29 (1.75%) Visual Studio
5 24 (1.45%) Yeoman
6 21 (1.27%) JIRA
7 19 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (0.97%) Talend Open Studio
9 14 (0.84%) Subversion
10 12 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 10 (0.60%) Clang
11 10 (0.60%) GCC
12 9 (0.54%) JUnit
12 9 (0.54%) TestNG
13 7 (0.42%) Mercurial
14 6 (0.36%) ERwin
15 5 (0.30%) Maven
16 4 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
17 3 (0.18%) Selenium
18 2 (0.12%) Oracle APEX
General
1 434 (26.19%) Finance
2 247 (14.91%) Marketing
3 123 (7.42%) Retail
4 103 (6.22%) Banking
5 95 (5.73%) Telecoms
6 46 (2.78%) Games
6 46 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 34 (2.05%) Advertising
8 30 (1.81%) Electronics
9 24 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 19 (1.15%) Automotive
11 18 (1.09%) Investment Banking
12 17 (1.03%) Front Office
12 17 (1.03%) Publishing
13 16 (0.97%) Legal
13 16 (0.97%) Retail Banking
14 12 (0.72%) Aerospace
14 12 (0.72%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.60%) Billing
16 6 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 537 (32.41%) Data Scientist
2 334 (20.16%) Analyst
3 321 (19.37%) Developer
4 162 (9.78%) Data Analyst
5 154 (9.29%) Senior Data Scientist
6 112 (6.76%) Consultant
7 77 (4.65%) Architect
8 71 (4.28%) Senior Analyst
9 60 (3.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 60 (3.62%) Senior Developer
10 59 (3.56%) Data Engineer
11 58 (3.50%) C++ Developer
12 56 (3.38%) Data Architect
13 55 (3.32%) Insight Analyst
14 53 (3.20%) SQL Analyst
15 50 (3.02%) SQL Developer
16 49 (2.96%) Software Engineer
17 48 (2.90%) Data Consultant
18 43 (2.60%) Junior
19 41 (2.47%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (7.30%) D3.js
2 118 (7.12%) .NET
3 92 (5.55%) HTML
4 89 (5.37%) Natural Language Processing
5 66 (3.98%) XML
6 65 (3.92%) NumPy
7 51 (3.08%) SciPy
8 49 (2.96%) scikit-learn
9 48 (2.90%) Pandas
10 45 (2.72%) HTML5
11 44 (2.66%) Web Services
12 43 (2.60%) CSS
13 41 (2.47%) Kafka
14 39 (2.35%) AngularJS
15 33 (1.99%) JSON
16 29 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
17 28 (1.69%) Lucene
18 27 (1.63%) Node.js
19 24 (1.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 24 (1.45%) Cascalog
Miscellaneous
1 668 (40.31%) Analytical Skills
2 445 (26.86%) Statistics
3 380 (22.93%) Mathematics
4 372 (22.45%) Visualisation
5 358 (21.61%) Computer Science
6 315 (19.01%) Algorithms
7 144 (8.69%) Physics
8 66 (3.98%) Economics
9 63 (3.80%) Fintech
10 62 (3.74%) Artificial Intelligence
11 60 (3.62%) Neural Network
12 55 (3.32%) Management Information System
13 48 (2.90%) Data Integration
14 47 (2.84%) Data Structures
14 47 (2.84%) Social Media
15 45 (2.72%) Mobile App
16 42 (2.53%) Credit Risk
17 40 (2.41%) Applied Mathematics
18 31 (1.87%) User Experience
19 29 (1.75%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 110 (6.64%) Linux
2 48 (2.90%) Unix
2 48 (2.90%) Windows
3 11 (0.66%) Apple iOS
4 9 (0.54%) Android
5 8 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (0.42%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.18%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.060%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 876 (52.87%) Analytics
2 571 (34.46%) Machine Learning
3 378 (22.81%) Business Intelligence
4 346 (20.88%) Data Analysis
5 325 (19.61%) Data Analytics
6 252 (15.21%) Agile Software Development
7 228 (13.76%) Data Visualisation
8 188 (11.35%) Statistical Modelling
9 187 (11.29%) Software Engineering
10 182 (10.98%) Predictive Modelling
11 167 (10.08%) ETL
12 165 (9.96%) Open Source
13 158 (9.54%) Statistical Analysis
14 137 (8.27%) MapReduce
15 106 (6.40%) Data Management
15 106 (6.40%) Mentoring
16 95 (5.73%) Big Data Analytics
17 93 (5.61%) Data Modelling
18 86 (5.19%) Scrum
19 85 (5.13%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1024 (61.80%) Python
2 869 (52.44%) SQL
3 498 (30.05%) Java
4 378 (22.81%) MATLAB
5 372 (22.45%) C++
6 220 (13.28%) Scala
7 168 (10.14%) JavaScript
8 156 (9.41%) C#
9 123 (7.42%) Ruby
10 113 (6.82%) C
11 109 (6.58%) Perl
12 83 (5.01%) VBA
13 40 (2.41%) Clojure
14 37 (2.23%) Bash Shell
15 29 (1.75%) T-SQL
16 27 (1.63%) PHP
17 23 (1.39%) Julia
18 17 (1.03%) Shell Script
19 15 (0.91%) Objective-C
20 10 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 514 (31.02%) Degree
2 302 (18.23%) PhD
3 57 (3.44%) Security Cleared
4 25 (1.51%) DV Cleared
5 21 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (1.27%) SC Cleared
6 15 (0.91%) Postgraduate
7 14 (0.84%) CISSP
8 12 (0.72%) SAS Certification
9 5 (0.30%) MBA
10 1 (0.060%) CIMA
10 1 (0.060%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (3.56%) Data Quality
2 53 (3.20%) QA
3 20 (1.21%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.54%) MiFID
6 8 (0.48%) HIPAA
7 6 (0.36%) CRD IV
7 6 (0.36%) EMIR
7 6 (0.36%) SLA
8 4 (0.24%) ISO13485
8 4 (0.24%) MISRA
9 3 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 53 (3.20%) HDFS
2 47 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
3 42 (2.53%) VirtualBox
4 39 (2.35%) Docker
5 23 (1.39%) Apache Flume
6 8 (0.48%) Active Directory
6 8 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.18%) Postfix
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.060%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.060%) GPFS
9 1 (0.060%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 33 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (1.51%) StatsD
3 14 (0.84%) Puppet
4 11 (0.66%) logstash
5 8 (0.48%) Ansible
5 8 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (0.24%) Ambari
7 3 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.18%) MOM
8 2 (0.12%) Oozie
9 1 (0.060%) Graphite
9 1 (0.060%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.060%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 276 (16.66%) Tableau
2 156 (9.41%) Oracle
3 144 (8.69%) Microsoft
4 81 (4.89%) Google
5 74 (4.47%) Cloudera
6 66 (3.98%) Hortonworks
7 58 (3.50%) SAP
8 45 (2.72%) Teradata
9 41 (2.47%) RapidMiner
10 40 (2.41%) IBM
11 38 (2.29%) Informatica
11 38 (2.29%) Netezza
12 37 (2.23%) Facebook
13 34 (2.05%) TIBCO
14 29 (1.75%) Apple
15 25 (1.51%) Alteryx
16 23 (1.39%) Ab Initio
16 23 (1.39%) MicroStrategy
17 22 (1.33%) Jaspersoft
18 19 (1.15%) Adobe
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hereford and Worcester
Creative Personnel
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Life/Health Cover, Bonus Scheme, G
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hereford and Worcester
Creative Personnel
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Life/Health Cover, Bonus Scheme, G
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Codex
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £26000 - £44000 per annum + Bonus + Ex Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + equity
Posted: 19 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Codex
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £53,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £110k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
AdRoc Group
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Share Options
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35k - 100k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits 17% salary uplift - 6% pension - 5
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: Company benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago