Period
to 31 July 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 31 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > East of England
6 months to
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 144 146 189
Rank change year-on-year +2 +43 +84
Permanent jobs citing R 79 34 92
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.66% 1.11% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.72% 2.11% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 69
10th Percentile £43,500 £33,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,625 £35,563 £40,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +26.32% -13.64% +29.41%
75th Percentile £73,063 £60,938 £90,000
90th Percentile £75,250 £72,125 "
England median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% -

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 2,124 1,611 3,711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.69% 52.61% 50.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,236 1,259 2,909
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,688 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,250 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £76,875 £76,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -18 48 £67,500 +40.39% 5
Hertfordshire -3 23 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 5 - -
Suffolk -2 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Norfolk - 2 - -
R
England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 58 (73.42%) Python
2 47 (59.49%) Pharmaceutical
3 44 (55.70%) Mathematics
4 37 (46.84%) Statistics
5 36 (45.57%) Data Science
6 35 (44.30%) Computer Science
6 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (36.71%) Analytics
8 26 (32.91%) SAS
9 24 (30.38%) Social Skills
10 23 (29.11%) Biostatistics
10 23 (29.11%) Problem-Solving
11 22 (27.85%) Visualisation
11 22 (27.85%) Informatics
12 21 (26.58%) Facebook
12 21 (26.58%) Instagram
13 20 (25.32%) PhD
13 20 (25.32%) SQL
13 20 (25.32%) Java
14 19 (24.05%) Validation
14 19 (24.05%) Machine Learning
15 18 (22.78%) Social Media
15 18 (22.78%) Degree
15 18 (22.78%) Data Analysis
16 17 (21.52%) Data Management
17 16 (20.25%) Data Modelling
18 15 (18.99%) Business Intelligence
18 15 (18.99%) Life Science
18 15 (18.99%) Biotechnology
18 15 (18.99%) AWS

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 26 (32.91%) SAS
2 13 (16.46%) Apache Spark
3 6 (7.59%) Apache
3 6 (7.59%) Apache Solr
4 3 (3.80%) Jupyter
5 1 (1.27%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (1.27%) CMS
5 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Gephi
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.99%) AWS
2 14 (17.72%) Serverless
3 12 (15.19%) AWS Lambda
4 11 (13.92%) Power Platform
5 6 (7.59%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (3.80%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (3.80%) Amazon S3
6 3 (3.80%) Amazon SageMaker
6 3 (3.80%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) Firewall
2 2 (2.53%) DNS
2 2 (2.53%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.53%) HTTP
2 2 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.53%) MPLS
2 2 (2.53%) SSL
2 2 (2.53%) VPN
3 1 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) Electronic Patient Records
2 12 (15.19%) NoSQL
3 10 (12.66%) Spotfire
4 9 (11.39%) Tableau
5 8 (10.13%) Hadoop
5 8 (10.13%) Power BI
6 7 (8.86%) Amazon Redshift
6 7 (8.86%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (7.59%) Amazon Aurora
7 6 (7.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (7.59%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (7.59%) ClickHouse
8 5 (6.33%) Data Mining
8 5 (6.33%) Metadata
8 5 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
9 4 (5.06%) Apache Hive
10 3 (3.80%) Big Data
10 3 (3.80%) MySQL
11 2 (2.53%) Impala
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.80%) Subversion
4 2 (2.53%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.53%) Bitbucket Server
4 2 (2.53%) git-flow
4 2 (2.53%) JIRA
General
1 47 (59.49%) Pharmaceutical
2 24 (30.38%) Social Skills
3 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (15.19%) Social Science
5 9 (11.39%) Marketing
6 6 (7.59%) Games
6 6 (7.59%) Influencing Skills
6 6 (7.59%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.53%) Legal
8 1 (1.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (35.44%) Programmer
2 13 (16.46%) Data Scientist
3 11 (13.92%) Analyst
3 11 (13.92%) Senior Programmer
4 8 (10.13%) Data Analytics Specialist
4 8 (10.13%) SAS Programmer
5 6 (7.59%) Data Programmer
5 6 (7.59%) Developer
5 6 (7.59%) Senior SAS Programmer
6 4 (5.06%) IT Manager
6 4 (5.06%) IT Procurement Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Procurement Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Associate Director
7 3 (3.80%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Data Science Director
7 3 (3.80%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 2 (2.53%) Data Science Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) Pricing Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.46%) Shiny
2 10 (12.66%) .NET
3 6 (7.59%) JSON
3 6 (7.59%) Play Framework
3 6 (7.59%) React
3 6 (7.59%) Spring
4 5 (6.33%) Kafka
5 4 (5.06%) TensorFlow
6 3 (3.80%) NLTK
6 3 (3.80%) NumPy
6 3 (3.80%) Pandas
6 3 (3.80%) SciPy
7 2 (2.53%) Bokeh
7 2 (2.53%) D3.js
7 2 (2.53%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.27%) CSS
8 1 (1.27%) HTML
8 1 (1.27%) PyTorch
8 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.78%) Social Media
2 15 (18.99%) Biotechnology
2 15 (18.99%) Life Science
3 13 (16.46%) Management Information System
4 10 (12.66%) Algorithms
5 7 (8.86%) Reference Data
6 4 (5.06%) NHS
7 3 (3.80%) User Experience
8 2 (2.53%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (2.53%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Linux
2 1 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (55.70%) Mathematics
2 37 (46.84%) Statistics
3 36 (45.57%) Data Science
4 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (44.30%) Computer Science
5 29 (36.71%) Analytics
6 23 (29.11%) Biostatistics
6 23 (29.11%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (27.85%) Informatics
7 22 (27.85%) Visualisation
8 19 (24.05%) Machine Learning
8 19 (24.05%) Validation
9 18 (22.78%) Data Analysis
10 17 (21.52%) Data Management
11 16 (20.25%) Data Modelling
12 15 (18.99%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (17.72%) Artificial Intelligence
13 14 (17.72%) Decision-Making
14 13 (16.46%) Bioinformatics
14 13 (16.46%) Proteomics
Programming Languages
1 58 (73.42%) Python
2 20 (25.32%) Java
2 20 (25.32%) SQL
3 12 (15.19%) C
4 11 (13.92%) C++
5 7 (8.86%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.59%) Groovy
6 6 (7.59%) VBA
7 3 (3.80%) Julia
8 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.53%) Perl
9 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (25.32%) PhD
2 18 (22.78%) Degree
3 10 (12.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.80%) CCNA
4 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.80%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.53%) CEH
5 2 (2.53%) CISSP
5 2 (2.53%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.53%) GIAC
5 2 (2.53%) Linux+ Certification
5 2 (2.53%) MCSE
5 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.53%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (2.53%) SANS
5 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.53%) SSCP
6 1 (1.27%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) CDISC
1 6 (7.59%) Good Clinical Practice
2 4 (5.06%) SLA
3 3 (3.80%) IEC 62304
3 3 (3.80%) ISO 13485
3 3 (3.80%) QA
4 2 (2.53%) GxP
System Software
1 9 (11.39%) Docker
2 6 (7.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (2.53%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) Kubernetes
1 6 (7.59%) Mesos
1 6 (7.59%) Terraform
2 2 (2.53%) Kibana
2 2 (2.53%) Oozie
Vendors
1 21 (26.58%) Facebook
1 21 (26.58%) Instagram
2 7 (8.86%) Informatica
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle
5 2 (2.53%) BT
5 2 (2.53%) Splunk
6 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco