Period
to 15 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for R skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited R over the 6 months to 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 151 117 199
Rank change year-on-year -34 +82 +105
Permanent jobs citing R 89 13 75
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.63% 0.73% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.76% 1.29% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 50
10th Percentile £43,725 £37,375 £33,750
25th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £52,500 £45,591
Median % change year-on-year +19.05% +15.16% +2.68%
75th Percentile £73,063 £72,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £75,250 £90,875 £90,000
England median annual salary £59,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.71% +12.00% +4.17%

R is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,364 1,007 3,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 43.36% 56.26% 49.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,277 807 2,554
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,359 £30,363
25th Percentile £40,750 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +5.00%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing R as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for R in the East of England

R
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing R in the East of England.

Salary trend for R in the East of England

R
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing R in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 October 2021.

Salary histogram for R in the East of England

R
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the East of England region over the 6 months to 15 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -11 58 £67,500 -
Hertfordshire - 21 £52,500 - 3
Bedfordshire -12 6 £52,500 - 1
Essex -14 3 £41,500 -17.00%
Norfolk - 2 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
R
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2021, IT jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for R.

1 60 (67.42%) Python
2 47 (52.81%) Pharmaceutical
3 41 (46.07%) Mathematics
4 40 (44.94%) Statistics
5 39 (43.82%) Data Management
6 38 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (41.57%) Analytics
8 35 (39.33%) Data Science
9 33 (37.08%) Computer Science
9 33 (37.08%) Social Skills
10 32 (35.96%) SAS
11 29 (32.58%) Java
11 29 (32.58%) Degree
12 27 (30.34%) Visualisation
12 27 (30.34%) Problem-Solving
13 26 (29.21%) Biostatistics
14 25 (28.09%) Mentoring
15 22 (24.72%) Software Engineering
15 22 (24.72%) SQL
16 21 (23.60%) Facebook
17 20 (22.47%) Serverless
17 20 (22.47%) Business Intelligence
18 19 (21.35%) Artificial Intelligence
18 19 (21.35%) AWS
19 18 (20.22%) Social Media
19 18 (20.22%) Decision-Making
20 17 (19.10%) Hadoop
20 17 (19.10%) Computer Science Degree
20 17 (19.10%) DevOps
20 17 (19.10%) Apache Spark

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 32 (35.96%) SAS
2 17 (19.10%) Apache Spark
3 10 (11.24%) Apache
3 10 (11.24%) Apache Solr
4 5 (5.62%) JBoss
4 5 (5.62%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.62%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (1.12%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.47%) Serverless
2 19 (21.35%) AWS
3 13 (14.61%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (11.24%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (11.24%) Power Platform
5 4 (4.49%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (4.49%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.25%) Snowflake
7 1 (1.12%) Azure
7 1 (1.12%) Collibra
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) Firewall
2 5 (5.62%) DNS
2 5 (5.62%) Internet
2 5 (5.62%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.12%) Broadband
3 1 (1.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) Hadoop
2 13 (14.61%) Amazon Redshift
3 12 (13.48%) NoSQL
4 10 (11.24%) Amazon Aurora
4 10 (11.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 10 (11.24%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (11.24%) ClickHouse
4 10 (11.24%) Power BI
4 10 (11.24%) Tableau
5 8 (8.99%) Apache Hive
5 8 (8.99%) Electronic Patient Records
5 8 (8.99%) Relational Database
5 8 (8.99%) Spotfire
6 7 (7.87%) Big Data
7 4 (4.49%) Data Mining
7 4 (4.49%) MySQL
8 3 (3.37%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.62%) JIRA
3 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.37%) Subversion
4 1 (1.12%) ERwin
General
1 47 (52.81%) Pharmaceutical
2 33 (37.08%) Social Skills
3 15 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (12.36%) Social Science
5 10 (11.24%) Games
5 10 (11.24%) Influencing Skills
5 10 (11.24%) Manufacturing
6 9 (10.11%) Marketing
7 4 (4.49%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 4 (4.49%) Law
8 2 (2.25%) Advertising
8 2 (2.25%) Finance
9 1 (1.12%) Back Office
9 1 (1.12%) Front Office
9 1 (1.12%) Retail
9 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (31.46%) Programmer
2 21 (23.60%) Analyst
3 9 (10.11%) Developer
4 8 (8.99%) Data Scientist
5 7 (7.87%) Senior Programmer
6 6 (6.74%) Data Manager
6 6 (6.74%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (5.62%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Associate Director
8 4 (4.49%) Data Programmer
8 4 (4.49%) Insight Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.49%) IT Procurement Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Procurement Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 3 (3.37%) Data Analytics Specialist
9 3 (3.37%) SAS Programmer
9 3 (3.37%) Senior SAS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.61%) Shiny
2 11 (12.36%) .NET
3 10 (11.24%) React
4 8 (8.99%) Play Framework
5 5 (5.62%) Velocity
6 3 (3.37%) JSON
6 3 (3.37%) Spring
7 2 (2.25%) Bokeh
7 2 (2.25%) D3.js
7 2 (2.25%) Node.js
7 2 (2.25%) PyTorch
7 2 (2.25%) TensorFlow
8 1 (1.12%) CSS
8 1 (1.12%) Flask
8 1 (1.12%) HTML
8 1 (1.12%) NumPy
8 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.22%) Social Media
2 12 (13.48%) Life Science
3 11 (12.36%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.74%) Algorithms
5 5 (5.62%) Biotechnology
5 5 (5.62%) Cloud Native
6 3 (3.37%) Reference Data
7 2 (2.25%) NHS
7 2 (2.25%) User Experience
8 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.12%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.11%) Linux
2 5 (5.62%) Unix
3 1 (1.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.07%) Mathematics
2 40 (44.94%) Statistics
3 39 (43.82%) Data Management
4 38 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (41.57%) Analytics
6 35 (39.33%) Data Science
7 33 (37.08%) Computer Science
8 27 (30.34%) Problem-Solving
8 27 (30.34%) Visualisation
9 26 (29.21%) Biostatistics
10 25 (28.09%) Mentoring
11 22 (24.72%) Software Engineering
12 20 (22.47%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (21.35%) Artificial Intelligence
14 18 (20.22%) Decision-Making
15 17 (19.10%) DevOps
16 15 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (16.85%) Informatics
16 15 (16.85%) Validation
17 14 (15.73%) Proteomics
Programming Languages
1 60 (67.42%) Python
2 29 (32.58%) Java
3 22 (24.72%) SQL
4 13 (14.61%) C
4 13 (14.61%) C++
4 13 (14.61%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.99%) Groovy
5 8 (8.99%) VBA
6 5 (5.62%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.62%) C-shell
6 5 (5.62%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.25%) C#
7 2 (2.25%) Go
7 2 (2.25%) Julia
7 2 (2.25%) Scala
7 2 (2.25%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.12%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 29 (32.58%) Degree
2 17 (19.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (15.73%) PhD
4 3 (3.37%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.25%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.12%) CCNA
6 1 (1.12%) CCNP
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.49%) GDPR
2 4 (4.49%) SLA
3 3 (3.37%) CDISC
3 3 (3.37%) Good Clinical Practice
3 3 (3.37%) IEC 62304
3 3 (3.37%) ISO 13485
3 3 (3.37%) QA
System Software
1 13 (14.61%) Docker
2 10 (11.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (11.24%) Kubernetes
1 10 (11.24%) Mesos
1 10 (11.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (23.60%) Facebook
2 5 (5.62%) Oracle
3 3 (3.37%) Informatica
4 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco
4 1 (1.12%) IBM
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.12%) Talend