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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 398 452 625
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +173
Permanent jobs citing R 695 650 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.60% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.38% 1.16% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 588 499 330
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £83,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,250 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +7.92%

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
50323 55811 57855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.59% 51.56% 50.63%
Number of salaries quoted 43321 47837 48561
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 September 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 September 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 +62 680 £50,000 -4.76% 101
London +18 441 £60,000 - 62
South East +13 72 £52,500 +19.31% 14
North West +40 49 £42,500 +34.92% 7
City of London +24 48 £55,000 +10.00% 12
South West +15 33 £50,000 +21.95% 3
Manchester +11 33 £50,000 +3.89% 5
Oxfordshire +24 29 £57,500 +61.97% 6
West Midlands +5 27 £45,000 -10.00%
East Midlands +35 25 £42,500 -50.00%
Oxford +18 20 £57,500 +61.97% 3
Devon - 20 £50,000 -
Exeter - 19 £50,000 -
Birmingham -12 18 £45,000 +12.50%
Yorkshire +26 15 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Buckinghamshire - 14 £30,000 - 2
East of England +27 13 £43,500 +8.75% 8
Nottinghamshire +5 11 £37,000 -56.47%
Scotland +26 9 £42,461 -46.59% 1
Nottingham +2 9 £42,500 -50.00%
Surrey -7 9 £47,500 +25.00%
Milton Keynes - 9 £30,000 - 1
Leeds +27 8 £20,000 -61.81%
West Yorkshire +23 8 £20,000 -59.39%
Edinburgh +15 8 £42,461 -46.59%
Cheshire +33 7 £34,000 +3.03% 1
Lancashire +17 6 £29,500 -15.71%
Warwickshire +3 6 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire - 6 £27,500 -
Cheltenham - 6 £27,500 -

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 940 (64.12%) Python
2 806 (54.98%) SQL
3 795 (54.23%) Analytics
4 596 (40.65%) Analytical Skills
5 558 (38.06%) Machine Learning
6 511 (34.86%) Big Data
7 488 (33.29%) Hadoop
8 468 (31.92%) Degree
9 466 (31.79%) SAS
10 414 (28.24%) Java
11 370 (25.24%) Statistics
12 358 (24.42%) Business Intelligence
13 347 (23.67%) Finance
14 336 (22.92%) Computer Science
15 331 (22.58%) Mathematics
16 328 (22.37%) Apache Spark
17 309 (21.08%) PhD
18 306 (20.87%) MATLAB
18 306 (20.87%) Data Analytics
19 302 (20.60%) Data Analysis
20 293 (19.99%) Visualisation
21 277 (18.89%) C++
22 270 (18.42%) Data Mining
22 270 (18.42%) Tableau
23 258 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
23 258 (17.60%) Algorithms
24 225 (15.35%) SPSS
25 222 (15.14%) Apache Hive
26 215 (14.67%) Marketing
27 212 (14.46%) SQL Server

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
1 466 (31.79%) SAS
2 328 (22.37%) Apache Spark
3 141 (9.62%) Apache Pig
4 69 (4.71%) Apache
5 55 (3.75%) SharePoint
6 42 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (1.57%) CMS
8 9 (0.61%) ArcGIS
9 8 (0.55%) IIS
10 7 (0.48%) nginx
11 5 (0.34%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.20%) JBoss
13 2 (0.14%) PegaRULES
14 1 (0.068%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.068%) Confluence
14 1 (0.068%) Tomcat
Applications
1 225 (15.35%) SPSS
2 117 (7.98%) MS Excel
3 36 (2.46%) GNU Octave
4 34 (2.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (1.71%) Stata
6 20 (1.36%) MS Office
7 11 (0.75%) Mathematica
8 9 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.48%) S-PLUS
10 5 (0.34%) EViews
11 3 (0.20%) Gephi
11 3 (0.20%) Weka
12 2 (0.14%) CPLEX
12 2 (0.14%) Maple
12 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (1.09%) FastStats
3 5 (0.34%) Summit
4 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.20%) Oracle AML
5 2 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.14%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 1 (0.068%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.068%) Data Workbench
6 1 (0.068%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.068%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 151 (10.30%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (6.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
4 45 (3.07%) Amazon EMR
5 34 (2.32%) Amazon S3
6 30 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (1.57%) Google Analytics
8 21 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (0.89%) PaaS
10 12 (0.82%) Azure Machine Learning
10 12 (0.82%) IBM Cloud
11 10 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
12 9 (0.61%) Data Lake Analytics
13 7 (0.48%) GitHub
13 7 (0.48%) Google Tag Manager
13 7 (0.48%) IaaS
14 6 (0.41%) SaaS
15 4 (0.27%) AWS Data Pipeline
16 3 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
16 3 (0.20%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.98%) Internet
2 10 (0.68%) Firewall
3 9 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (0.41%) BIG-IP
4 6 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 6 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.34%) FTP
5 5 (0.34%) Wireshark
6 4 (0.27%) DHCP
6 4 (0.27%) VLAN
6 4 (0.27%) Wireless
7 3 (0.20%) Network Security
7 3 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (0.20%) Skype
7 3 (0.20%) SMS
8 2 (0.14%) BGP
8 2 (0.14%) LAN
8 2 (0.14%) SSL
8 2 (0.14%) WAN
9 1 (0.068%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 511 (34.86%) Big Data
2 488 (33.29%) Hadoop
3 270 (18.42%) Data Mining
4 222 (15.14%) Apache Hive
5 212 (14.46%) SQL Server
6 204 (13.92%) NoSQL
7 165 (11.26%) Data Warehouse
8 134 (9.14%) MongoDB
8 134 (9.14%) QlikView
9 112 (7.64%) MySQL
10 104 (7.09%) Relational Database
11 90 (6.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 80 (5.46%) Apache Cassandra
13 75 (5.12%) PostgreSQL
13 75 (5.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 70 (4.77%) HBase
15 61 (4.16%) Amazon Redshift
16 59 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
17 58 (3.96%) Neo4j
17 58 (3.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 64 (4.37%) Git (software)
2 53 (3.62%) Visual Studio
3 47 (3.21%) Vagrant
4 29 (1.98%) Jenkins
5 19 (1.30%) Yeoman
6 16 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
7 12 (0.82%) JIRA
8 11 (0.75%) Clang
8 11 (0.75%) GCC
9 10 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.48%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 6 (0.41%) Subversion
13 3 (0.20%) Maven
13 3 (0.20%) RSpec
13 3 (0.20%) Selenium
14 2 (0.14%) Grunt
14 2 (0.14%) NCrunch
14 2 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
14 2 (0.14%) TeamCity
General
1 347 (23.67%) Finance
2 215 (14.67%) Marketing
3 106 (7.23%) Retail
4 60 (4.09%) Games
5 56 (3.82%) Telecoms
6 45 (3.07%) Banking
7 35 (2.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 31 (2.11%) Manufacturing
9 25 (1.71%) Advertising
10 19 (1.30%) Front Office
11 17 (1.16%) Electronics
11 17 (1.16%) Legal
12 14 (0.95%) Automotive
13 12 (0.82%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.75%) Aerospace
15 9 (0.61%) Publishing
16 8 (0.55%) Billing
17 7 (0.48%) Back Office
18 6 (0.41%) Investment Banking
19 5 (0.34%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 497 (33.90%) Data Scientist
2 288 (19.65%) Analyst
3 259 (17.67%) Developer
4 122 (8.32%) Data Analyst
5 108 (7.37%) Senior Data Scientist
6 100 (6.82%) Consultant
7 64 (4.37%) Insight Analyst
8 62 (4.23%) Architect
9 57 (3.89%) Senior Analyst
10 53 (3.62%) Data Engineer
11 50 (3.41%) C# Developer
11 50 (3.41%) Data Consultant
12 46 (3.14%) Machine Learning Scientist
13 42 (2.86%) C++ Developer
14 41 (2.80%) Data Architect
15 40 (2.73%) Software Engineer
16 37 (2.52%) .NET Developer
16 37 (2.52%) C# .NET Developer
16 37 (2.52%) Senior Developer
17 36 (2.46%) Analytics Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (8.73%) .NET
2 82 (5.59%) HTML
3 79 (5.39%) Natural Language Processing
4 65 (4.43%) D3.js
5 50 (3.41%) ASP.NET
5 50 (3.41%) CSS
6 48 (3.27%) Web Services
7 44 (3.00%) NumPy
8 41 (2.80%) Kafka
9 40 (2.73%) scikit-learn
10 37 (2.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 37 (2.52%) STL
11 36 (2.46%) XML
12 29 (1.98%) Pandas
12 29 (1.98%) RabbitMQ
13 28 (1.91%) Lucene
13 28 (1.91%) SciPy
14 27 (1.84%) JSON
15 25 (1.71%) AngularJS
16 21 (1.43%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 596 (40.65%) Analytical Skills
2 370 (25.24%) Statistics
3 336 (22.92%) Computer Science
4 331 (22.58%) Mathematics
5 293 (19.99%) Visualisation
6 258 (17.60%) Algorithms
7 112 (7.64%) Physics
8 70 (4.77%) Neural Network
9 59 (4.02%) Artificial Intelligence
10 42 (2.86%) Economics
11 34 (2.32%) Fintech
11 34 (2.32%) Mobile App
12 32 (2.18%) Credit Risk
13 28 (1.91%) Applied Mathematics
14 25 (1.71%) User Experience
15 23 (1.57%) Biotechnology
16 22 (1.50%) Data Integration
16 22 (1.50%) Social Media
17 21 (1.43%) Management Information System
18 20 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 112 (7.64%) Linux
2 50 (3.41%) Unix
3 33 (2.25%) Windows
4 5 (0.34%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.27%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.20%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.14%) Android
8 1 (0.068%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.068%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 795 (54.23%) Analytics
2 558 (38.06%) Machine Learning
3 358 (24.42%) Business Intelligence
4 306 (20.87%) Data Analytics
5 302 (20.60%) Data Analysis
6 258 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
7 179 (12.21%) Data Visualisation
8 177 (12.07%) Statistical Modelling
9 163 (11.12%) Software Engineering
10 156 (10.64%) Statistical Analysis
11 139 (9.48%) ETL
12 132 (9.00%) MapReduce
12 132 (9.00%) Predictive Modelling
13 131 (8.94%) Open Source
14 102 (6.96%) Data Modelling
15 90 (6.14%) Predictive Analytics
16 87 (5.93%) Mentoring
17 73 (4.98%) Scrum
18 70 (4.77%) Actionable Insight
19 69 (4.71%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 940 (64.12%) Python
2 806 (54.98%) SQL
3 414 (28.24%) Java
4 306 (20.87%) MATLAB
5 277 (18.89%) C++
6 191 (13.03%) Scala
7 186 (12.69%) C#
8 140 (9.55%) JavaScript
9 81 (5.53%) Perl
10 73 (4.98%) C
11 69 (4.71%) VBA
12 67 (4.57%) Ruby
13 57 (3.89%) PHP
14 48 (3.27%) T-SQL
15 35 (2.39%) Bash Shell
16 28 (1.91%) Clojure
17 23 (1.57%) Cypher
18 22 (1.50%) Shell Script
19 14 (0.95%) PL/SQL
20 11 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 468 (31.92%) Degree
2 309 (21.08%) PhD
3 29 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 25 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (1.09%) CISSP
6 12 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.68%) MCP
8 7 (0.48%) MCTS
9 6 (0.41%) MCSE
10 5 (0.34%) CCNA
10 5 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.34%) MCITP
10 5 (0.34%) MCSA
11 4 (0.27%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.27%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.20%) ISEB
12 3 (0.20%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.20%) MBA
13 2 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.14%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.02%) QA
2 49 (3.34%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.61%) SLA
6 8 (0.55%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.34%) MiFID
8 3 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.14%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.14%) EMIR
10 1 (0.068%) IAS 39
10 1 (0.068%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (3.21%) Virtual Machines
2 42 (2.86%) Docker
3 38 (2.59%) HDFS
4 34 (2.32%) Apache Flume
5 33 (2.25%) VirtualBox
6 5 (0.34%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.14%) GPFS
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.068%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.068%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 40 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (1.43%) StatsD
3 12 (0.82%) Ansible
3 12 (0.82%) Puppet
4 6 (0.41%) logstash
4 6 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (0.20%) MOM
6 1 (0.068%) Graphite
6 1 (0.068%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.068%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 270 (18.42%) Tableau
2 150 (10.23%) Microsoft
3 114 (7.78%) Oracle
4 72 (4.91%) Cloudera
5 60 (4.09%) Hortonworks
6 53 (3.62%) Google
7 46 (3.14%) SAP
8 38 (2.59%) IBM
9 34 (2.32%) Teradata
10 33 (2.25%) MicroStrategy
11 28 (1.91%) Alteryx
12 26 (1.77%) TIBCO
13 24 (1.64%) Netezza
13 24 (1.64%) Vertica
14 21 (1.43%) Informatica
15 17 (1.16%) RapidMiner
16 16 (1.09%) Talend
17 15 (1.02%) Splunk
18 14 (0.95%) Cognos
19 13 (0.89%) Facebook
Manchester, Lancashire
Codex
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £41000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
MatchesFashion.com
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
North West London
Auravita.com
Salary: Up to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
PCR
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum with generous stock equity!
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
PCR
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum with generous stock equity!
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£60,000 DoE
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Creative Personnel
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago