Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 168 142 203
Rank change year-on-year -26 +61 +69
Permanent jobs citing R 78 16 52
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.33% 0.66% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.87% 1.24% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 36
10th Percentile £34,150 £44,125 £36,875
25th Percentile £37,000 £47,500 £38,666
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £51,250 £45,591
Median % change year-on-year +2.44% +12.41% -20.71%
75th Percentile £53,750 £59,063 £55,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £70,125 £82,125
England median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +3.85% +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 2,719 1,288 3,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 46.34% 53.42% 50.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,179 980 2,298
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire -15 43 £60,000 +14.29% 7
Hertfordshire -57 20 £52,500 -19.23% 2
Essex -4 9 £41,500 -17.00% 2
Bedfordshire -16 2 £44,750 -
Norfolk - 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 - -
R
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 64 (82.05%) Python
2 38 (48.72%) Analytics
3 36 (46.15%) Statistics
4 35 (44.87%) Data Management
4 35 (44.87%) Data Science
5 33 (42.31%) Social Skills
6 30 (38.46%) Mathematics
7 29 (37.18%) Degree
8 26 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 26 (33.33%) SQL
8 26 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 26 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 25 (32.05%) Software Engineering
10 24 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (28.21%) Machine Learning
12 21 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
12 21 (26.92%) Artificial Intelligence
12 21 (26.92%) Visualisation
12 21 (26.92%) Java
12 21 (26.92%) SAS
13 18 (23.08%) Hadoop
13 18 (23.08%) Data Governance
13 18 (23.08%) Apache Spark
14 17 (21.79%) Decision-Making
14 17 (21.79%) Biostatistics
14 17 (21.79%) Risk Management
14 17 (21.79%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (17.95%) Tableau
16 14 (17.95%) Business Intelligence

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 21 (26.92%) SAS
2 18 (23.08%) Apache Spark
3 5 (6.41%) Apache
3 5 (6.41%) Apache Solr
3 5 (6.41%) JBoss
3 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.28%) SPSS
1 1 (1.28%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.67%) AWS
2 12 (15.38%) Serverless
3 10 (12.82%) Power Platform
4 7 (8.97%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (7.69%) Amazon S3
6 5 (6.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.56%) Snowflake
8 1 (1.28%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (1.28%) Azure
8 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.28%) Collibra
8 1 (1.28%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.28%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) DNS
1 5 (6.41%) Firewall
1 5 (6.41%) Internet
1 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.28%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.08%) Hadoop
2 14 (17.95%) Tableau
3 13 (16.67%) Apache Hive
4 11 (14.10%) Big Data
5 10 (12.82%) Power BI
6 7 (8.97%) Amazon Redshift
6 7 (8.97%) Relational Database
7 5 (6.41%) Amazon Aurora
7 5 (6.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (6.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (6.41%) ClickHouse
7 5 (6.41%) NoSQL
7 5 (6.41%) Spotfire
7 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
8 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database
8 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.85%) Data Mining
9 3 (3.85%) MySQL
10 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.56%) Redshift Spectrum
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Jenkins
1 5 (6.41%) JIRA
2 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.56%) Subversion
3 1 (1.28%) ERwin
General
1 33 (42.31%) Social Skills
2 26 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 16 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (15.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 11 (14.10%) Finance
6 9 (11.54%) Marketing
7 7 (8.97%) Law
8 6 (7.69%) Manufacturing
8 6 (7.69%) Presentation Skills
9 5 (6.41%) Games
9 5 (6.41%) Influencing Skills
10 4 (5.13%) Public Sector
10 4 (5.13%) Social Science
11 2 (2.56%) Advertising
11 2 (2.56%) Retail
12 1 (1.28%) Back Office
12 1 (1.28%) Banking
12 1 (1.28%) Front Office
12 1 (1.28%) Legal
12 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (24.36%) Analyst
2 17 (21.79%) Programmer
3 11 (14.10%) Data Manager
4 7 (8.97%) Insight Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) Data Scientist
5 6 (7.69%) Research Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Developer
6 5 (6.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Computer Scientist
7 4 (5.13%) Computer Vision Scientist
7 4 (5.13%) Data Analytics Scientist
7 4 (5.13%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 4 (5.13%) Research Scientist
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Computer Scientist
8 3 (3.85%) Associate Director
8 3 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.82%) Shiny
2 9 (11.54%) PyTorch
2 9 (11.54%) TensorFlow
3 6 (7.69%) .NET
4 5 (6.41%) React
4 5 (6.41%) scikit-learn
4 5 (6.41%) Velocity
5 4 (5.13%) Flask
5 4 (5.13%) Play Framework
6 2 (2.56%) Node.js
6 2 (2.56%) NumPy
7 1 (1.28%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Life Science
2 10 (12.82%) Algorithms
3 9 (11.54%) Social Media
4 5 (6.41%) Cloud Native
5 4 (5.13%) Acoustics
5 4 (5.13%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (5.13%) Cyberattack
5 4 (5.13%) Cybercrime
5 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.56%) Biotechnology
8 1 (1.28%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.26%) Linux
2 5 (6.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.72%) Analytics
2 36 (46.15%) Statistics
3 35 (44.87%) Data Management
3 35 (44.87%) Data Science
4 30 (38.46%) Mathematics
5 26 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 26 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 25 (32.05%) Software Engineering
7 24 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (28.21%) Machine Learning
9 21 (26.92%) Artificial Intelligence
9 21 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (26.92%) Visualisation
10 18 (23.08%) Data Governance
11 17 (21.79%) Biostatistics
11 17 (21.79%) Decision-Making
11 17 (21.79%) Risk Management
11 17 (21.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (17.95%) CI/CD
Programming Languages
1 64 (82.05%) Python
2 26 (33.33%) SQL
3 21 (26.92%) Java
4 12 (15.38%) C
4 12 (15.38%) C++
4 12 (15.38%) MATLAB
5 9 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.69%) Julia
6 6 (7.69%) VBA
7 5 (6.41%) Bash
7 5 (6.41%) C-shell
7 5 (6.41%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.13%) Groovy
9 2 (2.56%) C#
9 2 (2.56%) Go
9 2 (2.56%) Scala
9 2 (2.56%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (37.18%) Degree
2 13 (16.67%) PhD
3 12 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (12.82%) Master's Degree
5 4 (5.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.13%) GDPR
3 3 (3.85%) Actionable Recommendations
4 2 (2.56%) IEC 62304
4 2 (2.56%) ISO 13485
4 2 (2.56%) QA
5 1 (1.28%) Good Clinical Practice
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) Docker
2 5 (6.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) Cisco IPCC
2 5 (6.41%) Kubernetes
2 5 (6.41%) Mesos
2 5 (6.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Facebook
2 7 (8.97%) Oracle
3 1 (1.28%) Adobe
3 1 (1.28%) Ensighten
3 1 (1.28%) Google
3 1 (1.28%) IBM
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.28%) Talend
3 1 (1.28%) Tealium