Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 276 387 455
Rank change year-on-year +111 +68 +176
Permanent jobs citing R 2056 1410 1330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.22% 0.80% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.20% 1.51% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1516 1223 1071
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% -

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 93439 93514 107064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.46% 52.97% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 77532 81348 92438
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing R as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for R in England

R
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing R in England.

Salary trend for R in England

R
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing R in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for R in England

R
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
London +94 1327 £67,000 +11.67% 62
South East +90 267 £55,000 +4.76% 18
North of England +21 151 £50,000 +17.65% 12
East of England +74 116 £43,750 -1.69% 20
Midlands +8 116 £40,000 -11.11% 5
North West -7 94 £55,000 +37.50% 7
West Midlands +27 73 £41,500 +5.73% 4
South West +8 73 £60,000 +20.00% 6
Yorkshire +22 51 £46,500 +9.41% 5
East Midlands +2 42 £40,000 -11.11% 1
North East -4 6 £35,500 -27.18%
R
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for R.

1 1465 (71.25%) Python
2 1049 (51.02%) SQL
3 956 (46.50%) Analytics
4 719 (34.97%) Finance
5 691 (33.61%) Degree
6 682 (33.17%) Machine Learning
7 670 (32.59%) Analytical Skills
8 582 (28.31%) Big Data
9 564 (27.43%) Java
10 553 (26.90%) Mathematics
11 487 (23.69%) Agile Software Development
12 482 (23.44%) SAS
13 449 (21.84%) Hadoop
14 428 (20.82%) Computer Science
15 404 (19.65%) Banking
16 389 (18.92%) MATLAB
17 386 (18.77%) Statistics
18 382 (18.58%) Visualisation
19 367 (17.85%) Business Intelligence
20 364 (17.70%) Tableau
21 357 (17.36%) Algorithms
21 357 (17.36%) Data Analysis
22 356 (17.32%) Data Analytics
23 344 (16.73%) Apache Spark
24 334 (16.25%) Investment Banking
25 333 (16.20%) Asset Management
26 329 (16.00%) C++
27 326 (15.86%) PhD
28 316 (15.37%) Retail Banking
29 311 (15.13%) Wealth Management

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 482 (23.44%) SAS
2 344 (16.73%) Apache Spark
3 46 (2.24%) Apache Pig
4 35 (1.70%) Apache
5 15 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (0.63%) SharePoint
7 12 (0.58%) Jupyter
8 10 (0.49%) GeoServer
9 7 (0.34%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.29%) Confluence
10 6 (0.29%) Jetty
10 6 (0.29%) nginx
11 5 (0.24%) ArcGIS
11 5 (0.24%) JBoss
11 5 (0.24%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.097%) DNN
12 2 (0.097%) Tornado
13 1 (0.049%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.049%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.049%) CMS
Applications
1 206 (10.02%) SPSS
2 146 (7.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
4 24 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 20 (0.97%) Stata
6 16 (0.78%) S-PLUS
7 11 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.34%) GNU Octave
8 7 (0.34%) Mathematica
9 4 (0.19%) Maple
10 3 (0.15%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.15%) CPLEX
10 3 (0.15%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.097%) Gephi
11 2 (0.097%) LaTeX
11 2 (0.097%) Microsoft Project
11 2 (0.097%) Weka
12 1 (0.049%) Doxygen
12 1 (0.049%) EViews
12 1 (0.049%) Vensim
Business Applications
1 18 (0.88%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 15 (0.73%) SAP ERP
3 13 (0.63%) Adobe Campaign
4 6 (0.29%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.097%) Actimize
6 2 (0.097%) HFM
6 2 (0.097%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 2 (0.097%) Oracle AML
6 2 (0.097%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.097%) Unica
7 1 (0.049%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.049%) Capstone
7 1 (0.049%) FastStats
7 1 (0.049%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.049%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.049%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.049%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 212 (10.31%) Amazon AWS
2 188 (9.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (3.55%) Azure Machine Learning
4 46 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 38 (1.85%) Google Analytics
6 37 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
7 35 (1.70%) SaaS
8 30 (1.46%) Amazon S3
9 27 (1.31%) GitHub
10 22 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
10 22 (1.07%) Azure Data Factory
11 17 (0.83%) PaaS
12 14 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
13 13 (0.63%) Amazon Kinesis
14 10 (0.49%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 10 (0.49%) Google Tag Manager
15 9 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
16 7 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
17 6 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
17 6 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.07%) Internet
2 16 (0.78%) SSL
3 13 (0.63%) HTTP
4 12 (0.58%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.58%) Wireless
5 10 (0.49%) LAN
6 8 (0.39%) Cisco Wireless
6 8 (0.39%) WAN
7 6 (0.29%) Skype
8 3 (0.15%) Network Security
8 3 (0.15%) SMS
8 3 (0.15%) VPN
9 2 (0.097%) 3G
9 2 (0.097%) WLAN
10 1 (0.049%) Broadband
10 1 (0.049%) Firewall
10 1 (0.049%) FTP
10 1 (0.049%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.049%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 582 (28.31%) Big Data
2 449 (21.84%) Hadoop
3 303 (14.74%) SQL Server
4 292 (14.20%) Data Warehouse
5 193 (9.39%) NoSQL
6 173 (8.41%) Data Mining
7 162 (7.88%) Power BI
8 131 (6.37%) Apache Hive
9 130 (6.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 126 (6.13%) QlikView
11 122 (5.93%) MongoDB
12 101 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 100 (4.86%) OLAP
14 94 (4.57%) Oracle OLAP
15 91 (4.43%) Relational Database
16 77 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 73 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
18 63 (3.06%) Spotfire
19 54 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
20 51 (2.48%) HBase
Development Applications
1 66 (3.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 59 (2.87%) RStudio
3 42 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 40 (1.95%) Subversion
5 29 (1.41%) Visual Studio
6 22 (1.07%) Jenkins
7 18 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
8 12 (0.58%) JIRA
9 11 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (0.54%) TeamCity
9 11 (0.54%) Travis CI
10 10 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (0.44%) Gradle
11 9 (0.44%) Maven
12 8 (0.39%) Selenium
13 7 (0.34%) Toad
14 6 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (0.19%) Clang
15 4 (0.19%) Cucumber
15 4 (0.19%) GCC
General
1 719 (34.97%) Finance
2 404 (19.65%) Banking
3 334 (16.25%) Investment Banking
4 316 (15.37%) Retail Banking
5 220 (10.70%) Marketing
6 110 (5.35%) Retail
7 89 (4.33%) Front Office
8 70 (3.40%) Financial Institution
9 52 (2.53%) Telecoms
10 44 (2.14%) Advertising
10 44 (2.14%) Games
11 29 (1.41%) Electronics
12 28 (1.36%) Manufacturing
13 20 (0.97%) Automotive
14 16 (0.78%) Aerospace
15 11 (0.54%) French Language
16 9 (0.44%) Legal
17 8 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.34%) Back Office
19 5 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 539 (26.22%) Data Scientist
2 453 (22.03%) Analyst
3 376 (18.29%) Developer
4 173 (8.41%) Data Analyst
5 116 (5.64%) Software Engineer
6 108 (5.25%) Consultant
7 95 (4.62%) Senior Data Scientist
8 86 (4.18%) Architect
9 82 (3.99%) Quantitative Developer
10 76 (3.70%) Analytics Manager
11 75 (3.65%) Machine Learning Scientist
12 72 (3.50%) Data Manager
13 65 (3.16%) Data Engineer
14 63 (3.06%) Qualitative Analyst
14 63 (3.06%) Quantitative Analyst
15 58 (2.82%) Enterprise Architect
15 58 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
16 54 (2.63%) Data Consultant
16 54 (2.63%) Governance Analyst
17 53 (2.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (7.30%) .NET
2 136 (6.61%) Natural Language Processing
3 118 (5.74%) HTML
4 112 (5.45%) CSS
5 74 (3.60%) TensorFlow
6 72 (3.50%) Web Services
7 63 (3.06%) Node.js
8 60 (2.92%) ASP.NET
8 60 (2.92%) JSON
9 56 (2.72%) REST
10 49 (2.38%) AngularJS
11 44 (2.14%) Kafka
12 38 (1.85%) NumPy
13 36 (1.75%) Pandas
14 35 (1.70%) D3.js
15 33 (1.61%) XML
16 29 (1.41%) scikit-learn
17 28 (1.36%) HTML5
18 26 (1.26%) React
19 22 (1.07%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 670 (32.59%) Analytical Skills
2 428 (20.82%) Computer Science
3 357 (17.36%) Algorithms
4 103 (5.01%) Enterprise Software
5 94 (4.57%) Management Information System
6 57 (2.77%) Data Structures
7 52 (2.53%) Fintech
8 43 (2.09%) Credit Risk
9 37 (1.80%) User Experience
10 35 (1.70%) Equities
11 34 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 31 (1.51%) Hedge funds
13 30 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
13 30 (1.46%) Market Risk
14 22 (1.07%) Social Media
15 15 (0.73%) Data Centre
15 15 (0.73%) Mobile App
16 13 (0.63%) Derivative
16 13 (0.63%) Virtual Team
17 11 (0.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 147 (7.15%) Unix
2 121 (5.89%) Linux
3 35 (1.70%) Windows
4 9 (0.44%) Android
5 4 (0.19%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.15%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.049%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.049%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.049%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 956 (46.50%) Analytics
2 682 (33.17%) Machine Learning
3 553 (26.90%) Mathematics
4 487 (23.69%) Agile Software Development
5 386 (18.77%) Statistics
6 382 (18.58%) Visualisation
7 367 (17.85%) Business Intelligence
8 357 (17.36%) Data Analysis
9 356 (17.32%) Data Analytics
10 333 (16.20%) Asset Management
11 311 (15.13%) Wealth Management
12 244 (11.87%) Data Visualisation
13 231 (11.24%) Software Engineering
14 196 (9.53%) SDLC
15 167 (8.12%) ETL
16 163 (7.93%) Data Modelling
17 162 (7.88%) Artificial Intelligence
18 159 (7.73%) Physics
19 150 (7.30%) IT Strategy
19 150 (7.30%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1465 (71.25%) Python
2 1049 (51.02%) SQL
3 564 (27.43%) Java
4 389 (18.92%) MATLAB
5 329 (16.00%) C++
6 232 (11.28%) Scala
7 201 (9.78%) JavaScript
8 199 (9.68%) C#
9 158 (7.68%) Perl
10 133 (6.47%) T-SQL
11 102 (4.96%) VBA
12 99 (4.82%) PL/SQL
13 95 (4.62%) C
14 78 (3.79%) Julia
15 35 (1.70%) PHP
16 34 (1.65%) Ruby
17 33 (1.61%) PowerShell
18 26 (1.26%) VB.NET
19 20 (0.97%) Go
20 19 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 691 (33.61%) Degree
2 326 (15.86%) PhD
3 151 (7.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 96 (4.67%) Master's Degree
5 92 (4.47%) Numerate Degree
6 50 (2.43%) Security Cleared
7 18 (0.88%) Postgraduate
8 17 (0.83%) SC Cleared
9 15 (0.73%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.39%) CCDP
12 7 (0.34%) ISEB
13 4 (0.19%) HND
13 4 (0.19%) SAS Certification
14 3 (0.15%) MCP
14 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.15%) PMI Certification
15 2 (0.097%) CCNA
15 2 (0.097%) CCNP
15 2 (0.097%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (3.89%) Data Quality
2 54 (2.63%) QA
3 18 (0.88%) Actionable Recommendations
4 12 (0.58%) IFRS
4 12 (0.58%) IFRS 9
5 11 (0.54%) MiFID
6 9 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
6 9 (0.44%) EMIR
7 7 (0.34%) SLA
8 6 (0.29%) Basel III
9 3 (0.15%) GDPR
10 2 (0.097%) GCP
10 2 (0.097%) PMO
10 2 (0.097%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.049%) Basel II
11 1 (0.049%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 43 (2.09%) Docker
2 36 (1.75%) HDFS
3 27 (1.31%) Apache Flume
4 12 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.24%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.097%) KVM
8 1 (0.049%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.049%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (0.44%) Kubernetes
3 8 (0.39%) Puppet
3 8 (0.39%) Terraform
4 6 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (0.24%) Mesos
6 3 (0.15%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.15%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.097%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.097%) Oozie
8 1 (0.049%) Ambari
8 1 (0.049%) logstash
8 1 (0.049%) StatsD
8 1 (0.049%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 364 (17.70%) Tableau
2 271 (13.18%) Microsoft
3 251 (12.21%) Oracle
4 114 (5.54%) Google
5 61 (2.97%) SAP
6 50 (2.43%) Alteryx
7 42 (2.04%) Teradata
8 39 (1.90%) Cloudera
9 34 (1.65%) Hortonworks
10 29 (1.41%) IBM
11 27 (1.31%) Adobe
12 24 (1.17%) Netezza
13 23 (1.12%) Cognos
13 23 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
14 22 (1.07%) Informatica
15 20 (0.97%) VMware
16 18 (0.88%) Talend
17 16 (0.78%) MapR
18 14 (0.68%) Capita
18 14 (0.68%) Twitter