Period
to 26 July 2021

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

R
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 309 228 247
Rank change year-on-year -81 +19 +50
Permanent jobs citing R 1,064 981 1,897
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.07% 1.51% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.91% 2.69% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 677 830 1,487
10th Percentile £38,300 £36,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,750 £47,500 £43,517
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £92,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £103,500 £115,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +13.04% -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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 55,589 36,515 72,416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.74% 56.09% 53.93%
Number of salaries quoted 38,563 30,723 60,414
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for R in England

R
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for R in England

R
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing R in England over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

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 26 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
London -78 670 £60,000 -20.00% 103
South East -107 88 £60,444 +34.32% 18
East of England +17 78 £60,000 +26.32% 6
South West -49 75 £47,500 -5.00% 6
North of England -77 65 £45,000 -28.00% 20
Midlands -56 62 £47,500 -13.64% 9
North West -54 37 £45,000 -35.71% 12
East Midlands -17 34 £45,000 +25.00% 5
West Midlands -74 28 £52,500 -4.55% 4
Yorkshire -39 25 £47,500 -9.52% 7
North East -22 3 £45,000 -21.74% 1
R
UK

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region with a requirement for R.

1 910 (85.53%) Python
2 594 (55.83%) SQL
3 579 (54.42%) Analytics
4 490 (46.05%) Data Science
5 298 (28.01%) Visualisation
5 298 (28.01%) Social Skills
6 288 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
7 274 (25.75%) Business Intelligence
8 267 (25.09%) Machine Learning
9 257 (24.15%) Finance
10 251 (23.59%) Analytical Skills
11 246 (23.12%) Power Platform
12 244 (22.93%) Degree
13 241 (22.65%) Tableau
14 240 (22.56%) AWS
15 234 (21.99%) Mathematics
16 232 (21.80%) Power BI
17 225 (21.15%) Azure
18 215 (20.21%) Data Visualisation
19 214 (20.11%) Statistics
20 191 (17.95%) Data Modelling
21 186 (17.48%) Java
22 176 (16.54%) Data Analysis
22 176 (16.54%) Computer Science
23 161 (15.13%) ETL
24 158 (14.85%) Software Engineering
25 156 (14.66%) Data Analytics
26 151 (14.19%) GCP
27 137 (12.88%) SAS
28 135 (12.69%) Artificial Intelligence

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
1 137 (12.88%) SAS
2 94 (8.83%) Apache Spark
3 33 (3.10%) Tornado
4 29 (2.73%) Apache Airflow
5 16 (1.50%) Apache
6 9 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (0.75%) Luigi
7 8 (0.75%) Mendix
8 7 (0.66%) Jupyter
9 6 (0.56%) Apache Pig
9 6 (0.56%) Confluence
10 5 (0.47%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.47%) IIS
10 5 (0.47%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.28%) CMS
12 2 (0.19%) Ethereum
12 2 (0.19%) NetWeaver
13 1 (0.094%) Appian
13 1 (0.094%) GeoServer
13 1 (0.094%) R Markdown
Applications
1 80 (7.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (2.16%) SPSS
3 20 (1.88%) Photoshop
4 17 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
4 17 (1.60%) GIMP
5 15 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 13 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
7 12 (1.13%) MS Visio
7 12 (1.13%) Stata
8 6 (0.56%) Gephi
9 4 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (0.28%) GNU Octave
11 1 (0.094%) CPLEX
11 1 (0.094%) EViews
11 1 (0.094%) Weka
Business Applications
1 5 (0.47%) Unica
2 4 (0.38%) FastStats
2 4 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (0.28%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.19%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.094%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.094%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.094%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.094%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.094%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.094%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.094%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 246 (23.12%) Power Platform
2 240 (22.56%) AWS
3 225 (21.15%) Azure
4 151 (14.19%) GCP
5 86 (8.08%) GitHub
6 46 (4.32%) Snowflake
7 38 (3.57%) Azure Data Factory
8 25 (2.35%) Google Analytics
8 25 (2.35%) Serverless
9 24 (2.26%) Amazon SageMaker
10 23 (2.16%) SaaS
11 21 (1.97%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 20 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
13 19 (1.79%) Azure Machine Learning
14 18 (1.69%) PowerApps
15 17 (1.60%) Amazon S3
16 10 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
16 10 (0.94%) Power Automate
17 8 (0.75%) Amazon ECS
17 8 (0.75%) Google Data Studio
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.35%) VPN
2 14 (1.32%) DNS
2 14 (1.32%) Internet
3 13 (1.22%) FTP
3 13 (1.22%) SSH
4 11 (1.03%) IPsec
5 9 (0.85%) HTTP
5 9 (0.85%) SSL
6 7 (0.66%) Firewall
7 6 (0.56%) Ethernet
7 6 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (0.56%) MPLS
8 5 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (0.47%) Cisco Firepower
8 5 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (0.47%) DHCP
8 5 (0.47%) VLAN
8 5 (0.47%) VoIP
9 3 (0.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (22.65%) Tableau
2 232 (21.80%) Power BI
3 109 (10.24%) Data Warehouse
4 100 (9.40%) NoSQL
5 98 (9.21%) Data Mining
6 94 (8.83%) Relational Database
7 92 (8.65%) Big Data
8 88 (8.27%) SQL Server
9 79 (7.42%) Hadoop
10 62 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 61 (5.73%) BigQuery
12 48 (4.51%) MongoDB
13 38 (3.57%) Data Lake
14 36 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
14 36 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 35 (3.29%) Looker
16 33 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 30 (2.82%) Apache Hive
18 26 (2.44%) QlikView
19 25 (2.35%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 63 (5.92%) Git (software)
2 43 (4.04%) JIRA
3 19 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.13%) Bitbucket
5 8 (0.75%) git-flow
6 7 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (0.56%) Artifactory
7 6 (0.56%) Bitbucket Server
7 6 (0.56%) GitLab
7 6 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (0.56%) Vagrant
8 5 (0.47%) JUnit
9 4 (0.38%) Arsenale Dataplane
9 4 (0.38%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.28%) CF BOSH
10 3 (0.28%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.28%) MLflow
10 3 (0.28%) NeoLoad
10 3 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 298 (28.01%) Social Skills
2 257 (24.15%) Finance
3 251 (23.59%) Analytical Skills
4 114 (10.71%) Marketing
5 77 (7.24%) Games
6 72 (6.77%) Pharmaceutical
7 63 (5.92%) Banking
8 61 (5.73%) Front Office
9 57 (5.36%) Legal
10 55 (5.17%) Presentation Skills
11 52 (4.89%) Advertising
12 41 (3.85%) Retail
13 36 (3.38%) Back Office
14 33 (3.10%) Online Betting
15 32 (3.01%) Influencing Skills
16 24 (2.26%) Public Sector
17 19 (1.79%) Organisational Skills
18 17 (1.60%) Manufacturing
18 17 (1.60%) Social Science
19 16 (1.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 237 (22.27%) Data Scientist
2 189 (17.76%) Analyst
3 181 (17.01%) Developer
4 148 (13.91%) Data Engineer
5 87 (8.18%) Data Analyst
6 62 (5.83%) Python Developer
7 55 (5.17%) Senior Data Scientist
8 53 (4.98%) Programmer
9 50 (4.70%) Architect
10 37 (3.48%) Software Developer
11 36 (3.38%) Consultant
11 36 (3.38%) Insight Analyst
12 32 (3.01%) Front Office Developer
12 32 (3.01%) JavaScript Developer
13 28 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 26 (2.44%) Junior
14 26 (2.44%) SQL Analyst
15 25 (2.35%) Backend Developer
16 24 (2.26%) AWS Developer
16 24 (2.26%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (8.27%) React
2 76 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 69 (6.48%) Web Services
4 61 (5.73%) Shiny
5 60 (5.64%) TensorFlow
5 60 (5.64%) Vue.js
6 52 (4.89%) HTML
6 52 (4.89%) OLE
7 48 (4.51%) CSS
8 43 (4.04%) .NET
8 43 (4.04%) RESTful
9 36 (3.38%) Kafka
10 35 (3.29%) PySpark
11 33 (3.10%) RabbitMQ
12 32 (3.01%) REST
13 26 (2.44%) D3.js
14 23 (2.16%) Pandas
15 22 (2.07%) Keras
16 21 (1.97%) JSON
17 19 (1.79%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 101 (9.49%) Algorithms
2 64 (6.02%) Equities
3 63 (5.92%) Fixed Income
4 49 (4.61%) Derivative
5 44 (4.14%) Blog
5 44 (4.14%) Life Science
6 40 (3.76%) Legacy Systems
7 35 (3.29%) Management Information System
8 33 (3.10%) Data Structures
9 31 (2.91%) User Experience
10 30 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 30 (2.82%) Hedge funds
11 28 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
12 23 (2.16%) Social Media
13 21 (1.97%) Biotechnology
14 19 (1.79%) Mobile Games
15 17 (1.60%) Client/Server
16 16 (1.50%) Renewable Energy
17 12 (1.13%) Market Risk
18 11 (1.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 78 (7.33%) Linux
2 49 (4.61%) Unix
3 11 (1.03%) Windows
4 5 (0.47%) VMS
4 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.19%) CentOS
5 2 (0.19%) CoreOS
5 2 (0.19%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.094%) AIX
6 1 (0.094%) Android
6 1 (0.094%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.094%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 579 (54.42%) Analytics
2 490 (46.05%) Data Science
3 298 (28.01%) Visualisation
4 288 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
5 274 (25.75%) Business Intelligence
6 267 (25.09%) Machine Learning
7 234 (21.99%) Mathematics
8 215 (20.21%) Data Visualisation
9 214 (20.11%) Statistics
10 191 (17.95%) Data Modelling
11 176 (16.54%) Computer Science
11 176 (16.54%) Data Analysis
12 161 (15.13%) ETL
13 158 (14.85%) Software Engineering
14 156 (14.66%) Data Analytics
15 135 (12.69%) Artificial Intelligence
16 120 (11.28%) Data Engineering
17 119 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
18 103 (9.68%) Data Pipeline
19 101 (9.49%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 910 (85.53%) Python
2 594 (55.83%) SQL
3 186 (17.48%) Java
4 115 (10.81%) C++
5 111 (10.43%) JavaScript
6 99 (9.30%) C
7 79 (7.42%) Scala
8 75 (7.05%) C#
9 58 (5.45%) MATLAB
10 55 (5.17%) T-SQL
11 49 (4.61%) PowerShell
12 39 (3.67%) VBA
13 20 (1.88%) Ruby
14 19 (1.79%) Bash Shell
15 15 (1.41%) Julia
16 14 (1.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 14 (1.32%) Go
16 14 (1.32%) Perl
17 10 (0.94%) VB
18 9 (0.85%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 244 (22.93%) Degree
2 75 (7.05%) PhD
3 51 (4.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 42 (3.95%) Security Cleared
5 36 (3.38%) Master's Degree
6 34 (3.20%) Numerate Degree
7 21 (1.97%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.13%) SC Cleared
9 7 (0.66%) CCNA
9 7 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.66%) MCSE
9 7 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.56%) CEH
10 6 (0.56%) CISSP
10 6 (0.56%) GIAC
10 6 (0.56%) Linux+ Certification
10 6 (0.56%) MBA
10 6 (0.56%) Network+ Certification
10 6 (0.56%) SANS
10 6 (0.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.48%) Data Quality
2 27 (2.54%) QA
3 21 (1.97%) GDPR
4 15 (1.41%) Actionable Recommendations
4 15 (1.41%) CDISC
4 15 (1.41%) SLA
5 12 (1.13%) Good Clinical Practice
6 9 (0.85%) Basel II
6 9 (0.85%) CRD IV
7 5 (0.47%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (0.28%) IEC 62304
8 3 (0.28%) ISO 13485
9 2 (0.19%) GxP
9 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.094%) Accessibility
10 1 (0.094%) GRC
10 1 (0.094%) IFRS
10 1 (0.094%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 85 (7.99%) Docker
2 9 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.56%) Apache Flume
3 6 (0.56%) VirtualBox
4 5 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.19%) HDFS
6 1 (0.094%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 72 (6.77%) Kubernetes
2 24 (2.26%) Terraform
3 15 (1.41%) Ansible
4 6 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
4 6 (0.56%) Kibana
4 6 (0.56%) Oozie
5 5 (0.47%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.47%) Kubeflow
5 5 (0.47%) Mesos
5 5 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (0.38%) Ambari
6 4 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.28%) Grafana
7 3 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 128 (12.03%) Microsoft
2 89 (8.36%) Google
3 77 (7.24%) Databricks
4 68 (6.39%) Oracle
5 56 (5.26%) Alteryx
6 33 (3.10%) Facebook
7 29 (2.73%) SAP
8 28 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
9 24 (2.26%) Adobe
10 23 (2.16%) Instagram
11 14 (1.32%) Informatica
12 13 (1.22%) Teradata
13 11 (1.03%) Cloudera
13 11 (1.03%) Hortonworks
13 11 (1.03%) IBM
13 11 (1.03%) UiPath
14 9 (0.85%) Dataiku
15 7 (0.66%) BT
15 7 (0.66%) Splunk
16 6 (0.56%) Cisco