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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 562 591 734
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +143
Permanent jobs citing R 377 277 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.65% 0.50% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 329 238 143
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,119 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £46,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.59% +24.00%

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
58023 55631 62152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.78% 52.91% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 48664 47968 54494
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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 £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +26 354 £60,000 +11.11% 48
London +60 259 £60,000 +9.09% 31
City of London +36 81 £60,000 +4.34% 15
South East -3 25 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Yorkshire -18 21 £100,000 +73.91% 2
Leeds -15 18 £100,000 +73.91% 2
West Yorkshire -24 18 £100,000 +73.91% 2
East of England -18 16 £38,500 -3.75% 4
North West -34 12 £55,000 +18.27% 3
Cambridge +5 10 £45,000 +50.00% 4
Cambridgeshire -2 10 £45,000 +12.50% 4
South West -12 7 £28,000 -28.20% 1
Tyne and Wear - 7 £28,780 - 3
North East - 7 £28,780 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £28,780 - 3
Liverpool +14 6 £46,750 -6.50%
Merseyside +13 6 £46,750 -6.50%
Oxford +7 6 £50,000 -6.97% 1
Oxfordshire +1 6 £50,000 -6.97% 1
Scotland -42 6 £43,750 -5.91% 4
West Sussex - 6 £60,000 -
Horsham - 6 £60,000 -
Surrey -7 5 £40,000 +42.85% 1
Hertfordshire -15 5 £38,500 -
West Midlands -45 5 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Edinburgh -39 4 £45,000 -3.22% 3
Southwark - 4 - - 2
Swindon -3 3 £28,000 -
Wiltshire -6 3 £28,000 - 1
Hampshire -10 3 £31,349 -81.55%

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 538 (60.11%) Analytics
2 423 (47.26%) SQL
3 377 (42.12%) Java
4 323 (36.09%) Hadoop
4 323 (36.09%) Analytical Skills
5 322 (35.98%) Big Data
6 319 (35.64%) SAS
7 310 (34.64%) Python
8 272 (30.39%) Degree
9 258 (28.83%) MATLAB
10 254 (28.38%) Mathematics
11 244 (27.26%) Statistics
12 243 (27.15%) SPSS
13 238 (26.59%) Finance
14 207 (23.13%) Visualisation
15 190 (21.23%) Computer Science
16 184 (20.56%) Business Intelligence
17 182 (20.34%) Data Mining
18 175 (19.55%) Marketing
19 160 (17.88%) PhD
20 149 (16.65%) MapReduce
21 143 (15.98%) Agile Software Development
22 142 (15.87%) Data Analysis
23 133 (14.86%) Oracle
24 132 (14.75%) C++
25 127 (14.19%) Physics
26 120 (13.41%) Relational Database
27 117 (13.07%) Apache Hive
28 116 (12.96%) Data Analytics
28 116 (12.96%) Data Warehouse

R
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (35.64%) SAS
2 58 (6.48%) Apache Pig
3 15 (1.68%) Apache
4 8 (0.89%) ArcGIS
5 6 (0.67%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.56%) Apache Solr
6 5 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.45%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.22%) Lync
8 2 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.22%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.22%) IIS
9 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.11%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 243 (27.15%) SPSS
2 58 (6.48%) MS Excel
3 33 (3.69%) CPLEX
4 31 (3.46%) Stata
5 25 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 22 (2.46%) Spreadsheet
7 17 (1.90%) MS Office
8 14 (1.56%) Mathematica
9 12 (1.34%) S-PLUS
10 8 (0.89%) Weka
11 7 (0.78%) LaTeX
12 6 (0.67%) FastStats
13 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
14 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 37 (4.13%) Google Analytics
2 16 (1.79%) WebTrends
3 13 (1.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 12 (1.34%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 10 (1.12%) Hyperion Planning
5 10 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (1.12%) HFM
6 6 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.45%) Summit
8 4 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.11%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
2 21 (2.35%) Amazon EMR
3 15 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.56%) GitHub
5 8 (0.89%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.34%) SaaS
7 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.02%) Internet
2 18 (2.01%) Kerberos
3 11 (1.23%) LAN
3 11 (1.23%) WAN
4 9 (1.01%) Firewall
5 5 (0.56%) Intranet
6 4 (0.45%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.34%) Network Security
7 3 (0.34%) DNS
7 3 (0.34%) VoIP
7 3 (0.34%) WLAN
8 2 (0.22%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.22%) MPLS
8 2 (0.22%) H.323
8 2 (0.22%) PBX
8 2 (0.22%) PSTN
8 2 (0.22%) DHCP
8 2 (0.22%) SMTP
8 2 (0.22%) VPN
9 1 (0.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (36.09%) Hadoop
2 322 (35.98%) Big Data
3 182 (20.34%) Data Mining
4 120 (13.41%) Relational Database
5 117 (13.07%) Apache Hive
6 116 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
7 105 (11.73%) Mahout
8 99 (11.06%) NoSQL
9 93 (10.39%) SQL Server
9 93 (10.39%) QlikView
10 75 (8.38%) MongoDB
11 58 (6.48%) HBase
12 51 (5.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 40 (4.47%) Impala
14 37 (4.13%) Oracle BI EE
15 35 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 34 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
17 29 (3.24%) MySQL
18 24 (2.68%) Oracle Exadata
19 23 (2.57%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 52 (5.81%) Git (software)
2 19 (2.12%) Mercurial
3 18 (2.01%) JConsole
3 18 (2.01%) Log4j
4 16 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
5 14 (1.56%) Jenkins
6 10 (1.12%) Toad
7 7 (0.78%) Maven
8 6 (0.67%) Yeoman
8 6 (0.67%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.67%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.34%) Subversion
12 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.22%) NUnit
13 1 (0.11%) Selenium
13 1 (0.11%) ReSharper
13 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 238 (26.59%) Finance
2 175 (19.55%) Marketing
3 91 (10.17%) Retail
4 65 (7.26%) Games
5 51 (5.70%) Banking
6 35 (3.91%) Telecoms
7 21 (2.35%) Financial Institution
8 20 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 20 (2.23%) Advertising
9 18 (2.01%) Electronics
9 18 (2.01%) Front Office
10 11 (1.23%) Publishing
11 10 (1.12%) Legal
11 10 (1.12%) Investment Banking
12 9 (1.01%) Law
13 6 (0.67%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.56%) German Language
14 5 (0.56%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.56%) Back Office
15 4 (0.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 220 (24.58%) Data Scientist
2 197 (22.01%) Analyst
3 177 (19.78%) Developer
4 90 (10.06%) Data Analyst
5 89 (9.94%) Consultant
6 70 (7.82%) Architect
7 65 (7.26%) Statistician
8 61 (6.82%) Java Developer
9 52 (5.81%) Senior Developer
10 39 (4.36%) Research Engineer
11 37 (4.13%) Insight Analyst
12 34 (3.80%) Senior Java Developer
13 31 (3.46%) Java Architect
14 30 (3.35%) Senior Architect
15 29 (3.24%) Senior Java Architect
16 22 (2.46%) C# Developer
17 21 (2.35%) Senior Analyst
17 21 (2.35%) Business Analyst
18 20 (2.23%) C# .NET Developer
18 20 (2.23%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (9.05%) HTML
2 70 (7.82%) CSS
3 54 (6.03%) HTML5
4 53 (5.92%) JSON
5 47 (5.25%) REST
5 47 (5.25%) CSS3
6 42 (4.69%) Cascading
7 35 (3.91%) XML
8 34 (3.80%) JDBC
8 34 (3.80%) .NET
9 30 (3.35%) Swing
10 27 (3.02%) SOAP
10 27 (3.02%) Natural Language Processing
11 25 (2.79%) Google Closure
11 25 (2.79%) D3.js
12 23 (2.57%) WCF
13 21 (2.35%) jQuery
13 21 (2.35%) SignalR
14 20 (2.23%) ASP.NET
15 19 (2.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 323 (36.09%) Analytical Skills
2 254 (28.38%) Mathematics
3 244 (27.26%) Statistics
4 207 (23.13%) Visualisation
5 190 (21.23%) Computer Science
6 127 (14.19%) Physics
7 67 (7.49%) User Experience
8 58 (6.48%) Neural Network
9 54 (6.03%) Data Integration
10 47 (5.25%) Economics
11 40 (4.47%) Open Source
12 33 (3.69%) Applied Mathematics
13 28 (3.13%) Artificial Intelligence
14 26 (2.91%) Credit Risk
15 25 (2.79%) Digital Media
16 24 (2.68%) Client/Server
17 18 (2.01%) Social Media
17 18 (2.01%) Management Information System
18 17 (1.90%) Informatics
19 16 (1.79%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 73 (8.16%) Linux
2 52 (5.81%) UNIX
3 16 (1.79%) Windows
4 7 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.34%) Solaris
6 3 (0.34%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.34%) Android
6 3 (0.34%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.22%) AIX
7 2 (0.22%) HPUX
7 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 538 (60.11%) Analytics
2 184 (20.56%) Business Intelligence
3 149 (16.65%) MapReduce
4 143 (15.98%) Agile Software Development
5 142 (15.87%) Data Analysis
6 116 (12.96%) Data Analytics
7 106 (11.84%) ETL
8 90 (10.06%) Predictive Modelling
9 85 (9.50%) OO
10 84 (9.39%) Bayesian Methods
11 82 (9.16%) Data Modelling
12 81 (9.05%) Machine Learning
13 71 (7.93%) Statistical Modelling
14 65 (7.26%) Data Management
15 62 (6.93%) Digital Marketing
16 59 (6.59%) Multithreading
17 58 (6.48%) Statistical Analysis
18 56 (6.26%) Project Management
18 56 (6.26%) Cluster Analysis
19 52 (5.81%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 423 (47.26%) SQL
2 377 (42.12%) Java
3 310 (34.64%) Python
4 258 (28.83%) MATLAB
5 132 (14.75%) C++
6 100 (11.17%) C#
7 92 (10.28%) JavaScript
8 84 (9.39%) Scala
9 73 (8.16%) VBA
10 44 (4.92%) C
11 36 (4.02%) PHP
12 34 (3.80%) Perl
13 31 (3.46%) Ruby
14 26 (2.91%) T-SQL
14 26 (2.91%) PL/SQL
15 20 (2.23%) Clojure
16 19 (2.12%) VB
17 12 (1.34%) F#
18 8 (0.89%) Bash Shell
18 8 (0.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 272 (30.39%) Degree
2 160 (17.88%) PhD
3 12 (1.34%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.34%) HNC
4 9 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.89%) Postgraduate
6 7 (0.78%) HND
6 7 (0.78%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (0.34%) MCSE
8 2 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.22%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.11%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.11%) ISEB
9 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.03%) QA
2 18 (2.01%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.45%) EMIR
3 4 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.45%) COREP
3 4 (0.45%) FINREP
3 4 (0.45%) Basel III
4 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.22%) CRD IV
5 2 (0.22%) Basel II
5 2 (0.22%) SLA
5 2 (0.22%) CDISC
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (2.01%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (1.23%) HDFS
3 10 (1.12%) Apache Flume
3 10 (1.12%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.67%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.45%) vSphere
6 3 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.22%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.11%) GPFS
8 1 (0.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (3.24%) Puppet
2 20 (2.23%) Vagrant
3 16 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.34%) SCCM
5 2 (0.22%) Oozie
5 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.22%) WSUS
6 1 (0.11%) SCOM
6 1 (0.11%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.11%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 133 (14.86%) Oracle
2 81 (9.05%) Tableau
3 64 (7.15%) Google
4 51 (5.70%) Business Objects
5 40 (4.47%) Microsoft
6 33 (3.69%) IBM
7 32 (3.58%) Informatica
7 32 (3.58%) Cognos
8 23 (2.57%) Omniture
9 22 (2.46%) Ab Initio
10 17 (1.90%) Teradata
11 16 (1.79%) Talend
12 15 (1.68%) Coremetrics
12 15 (1.68%) Netezza
12 15 (1.68%) Hyperion
12 15 (1.68%) LexisNexis
12 15 (1.68%) Alteryx
13 14 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
14 13 (1.45%) HP
15 12 (1.34%) Cloudera
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 to £125000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Rewards + Non-
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £110000 - £130000 per annum + bonus, pension, car, shares
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Equity Bonus, Home Work
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £48000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £75 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Industry leading Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Industry leading Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension and Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £42500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + attractive benefits and extensive
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + attractive benefits and extensive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £110,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and extensi
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Inter-vention UK Ltd
Salary: car allowance + bonus and large co Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Harnham
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
HMRC
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus at 25k benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago