Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK > England
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 286 208 225
Rank change year-on-year -78 +17 +82
Permanent jobs citing R 1,324 714 1,972
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.20% 1.62% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.21% 2.74% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 791 663 1,616
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,750 £35,375
25th Percentile £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £76,000 £105,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £142,500 £122,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £70,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year -17.86% +13.82% +2.50%

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 59,958 26,098 67,945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.45% 59.27% 53.56%
Number of salaries quoted 40,251 22,519 56,728
10th Percentile £35,960 £35,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +5.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,250
90th Percentile £96,330 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 18 October 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 18 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
London -93 802 £65,000 -27.78% 84
South East -93 128 £60,000 +14.29% 16
North of England -98 121 £45,000 -18.18% 22
East of England -29 89 £62,500 +19.05% 4
Midlands -72 80 £45,000 -18.18% 13
South West -60 72 £47,500 -5.00% 17
North West -91 59 £50,000 -28.57% 12
West Midlands -99 45 £55,000 - 11
Yorkshire -97 39 £45,000 -5.26% 6
East Midlands -51 35 £37,500 +20.97% 2
North East -16 23 £45,000 -10.00% 4
R
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 England region with a requirement for R.

1 1,064 (80.36%) Python
2 763 (57.63%) SQL
3 618 (46.68%) Analytics
4 506 (38.22%) Data Science
5 425 (32.10%) Social Skills
6 362 (27.34%) Business Intelligence
7 354 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
8 343 (25.91%) Visualisation
9 329 (24.85%) Power Platform
10 327 (24.70%) AWS
11 325 (24.55%) Analytical Skills
11 325 (24.55%) Power BI
12 309 (23.34%) Degree
13 299 (22.58%) Tableau
14 289 (21.83%) Machine Learning
14 289 (21.83%) Azure
15 278 (21.00%) Finance
16 274 (20.69%) Statistics
17 238 (17.98%) Mathematics
18 232 (17.52%) Data Visualisation
19 224 (16.92%) Software Engineering
20 223 (16.84%) ETL
21 199 (15.03%) Java
22 197 (14.88%) Data Modelling
23 190 (14.35%) Computer Science
24 189 (14.27%) Data Analysis
24 189 (14.27%) Microsoft
25 184 (13.90%) Data Warehouse
26 180 (13.60%) Problem-Solving
27 172 (12.99%) 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
1 141 (10.65%) Apache Spark
2 140 (10.57%) SAS
3 27 (2.04%) Tornado
4 23 (1.74%) Tomcat
5 21 (1.59%) Apache
6 19 (1.44%) Apache Airflow
7 17 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (1.28%) JBoss
7 17 (1.28%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.06%) Confluence
8 14 (1.06%) Mendix
9 13 (0.98%) Jupyter
10 11 (0.83%) Apache Solr
10 11 (0.83%) ArcGIS
11 8 (0.60%) CMS
12 7 (0.53%) SharePoint
13 6 (0.45%) IIS
13 6 (0.45%) Luigi
14 4 (0.30%) GeoServer
14 4 (0.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 136 (10.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 27 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
4 22 (1.66%) SPSS
5 15 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (1.13%) GIMP
5 15 (1.13%) Photoshop
6 14 (1.06%) Stata
7 6 (0.45%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.38%) Chatbot
9 3 (0.23%) GNU Octave
10 2 (0.15%) Weka
11 1 (0.076%) CPLEX
11 1 (0.076%) EViews
Business Applications
1 6 (0.45%) Unica
2 4 (0.30%) FastStats
2 4 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (0.23%) SAP R/3
3 3 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.15%) IBM Planning Analytics
4 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.076%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.076%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.076%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.076%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.076%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 329 (24.85%) Power Platform
2 327 (24.70%) AWS
3 289 (21.83%) Azure
4 146 (11.03%) GCP
5 88 (6.65%) GitHub
6 60 (4.53%) Serverless
7 59 (4.46%) Azure Data Factory
7 59 (4.46%) Google Analytics
8 54 (4.08%) Snowflake
9 30 (2.27%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 25 (1.89%) Adobe Analytics
11 24 (1.81%) Amazon S3
11 24 (1.81%) Amazon SageMaker
11 24 (1.81%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 24 (1.81%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 22 (1.66%) AWS Lambda
12 22 (1.66%) PaaS
13 21 (1.59%) Google Data Studio
13 21 (1.59%) Google Tag Manager
14 20 (1.51%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.79%) Internet
2 26 (1.96%) DNS
3 20 (1.51%) Firewall
3 20 (1.51%) TCP/IP
3 20 (1.51%) VPN
4 13 (0.98%) FTP
4 13 (0.98%) HTTP
5 11 (0.83%) IPsec
6 9 (0.68%) SSH
7 8 (0.60%) Broadband
8 7 (0.53%) SSL
9 6 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (0.45%) Cisco Firepower
9 6 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (0.45%) DHCP
9 6 (0.45%) Intranet
9 6 (0.45%) VLAN
9 6 (0.45%) VoIP
10 5 (0.38%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 325 (24.55%) Power BI
2 299 (22.58%) Tableau
3 184 (13.90%) Data Warehouse
4 163 (12.31%) SQL Server
5 131 (9.89%) Big Data
6 122 (9.21%) Hadoop
7 121 (9.14%) Relational Database
8 109 (8.23%) NoSQL
9 107 (8.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 77 (5.82%) PostgreSQL
11 76 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 68 (5.14%) BigQuery
13 64 (4.83%) Data Mining
14 58 (4.38%) Data Lake
15 55 (4.15%) Apache Hive
16 51 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
16 51 (3.85%) MongoDB
17 41 (3.10%) SQL Server 2016
18 39 (2.95%) Looker
19 38 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 97 (7.33%) Git (software)
2 60 (4.53%) JIRA
3 40 (3.02%) Jenkins
4 28 (2.11%) Visual Studio
5 25 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 16 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (0.98%) Bitbucket
8 12 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (0.83%) GitLab
9 11 (0.83%) RStudio
10 9 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (0.53%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.45%) Vagrant
13 5 (0.38%) ERwin
13 5 (0.38%) git-flow
13 5 (0.38%) JUnit
14 4 (0.30%) PyCharm
14 4 (0.30%) tSQLt
15 3 (0.23%) CF BOSH
General
1 425 (32.10%) Social Skills
2 325 (24.55%) Analytical Skills
3 278 (21.00%) Finance
4 163 (12.31%) Marketing
5 87 (6.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 84 (6.34%) Games
7 82 (6.19%) Retail
8 64 (4.83%) Advertising
9 56 (4.23%) Legal
10 55 (4.15%) Presentation Skills
11 52 (3.93%) Banking
12 41 (3.10%) Front Office
13 39 (2.95%) Public Sector
14 38 (2.87%) Telecoms
15 37 (2.79%) Influencing Skills
16 28 (2.11%) Back Office
16 28 (2.11%) Online Betting
17 23 (1.74%) Law
17 23 (1.74%) Publishing
18 18 (1.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 255 (19.26%) Analyst
2 239 (18.05%) Developer
3 217 (16.39%) Data Scientist
4 184 (13.90%) Data Engineer
5 116 (8.76%) Data Analyst
6 69 (5.21%) Programmer
7 65 (4.91%) Senior Data Scientist
8 63 (4.76%) Software Developer
9 61 (4.61%) Architect
10 55 (4.15%) Salesforce Developer
11 52 (3.93%) Software Engineer
12 48 (3.63%) Data Manager
13 47 (3.55%) Consultant
14 39 (2.95%) Python Developer
15 34 (2.57%) Insight Analyst
16 32 (2.42%) Senior Analyst
16 32 (2.42%) Senior Developer
17 30 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 30 (2.27%) Senior Data Engineer
18 29 (2.19%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (7.40%) .NET
2 76 (5.74%) React
3 62 (4.68%) TensorFlow
4 58 (4.38%) HTML
5 56 (4.23%) CSS
6 51 (3.85%) Web Services
7 49 (3.70%) PySpark
8 46 (3.47%) AngularJS
9 45 (3.40%) Shiny
10 37 (2.79%) OLE
11 36 (2.72%) Node.js
12 34 (2.57%) RabbitMQ
13 33 (2.49%) Kafka
13 33 (2.49%) MDX
14 32 (2.42%) REST
14 32 (2.42%) RESTful
15 30 (2.27%) Vue.js
16 28 (2.11%) D3.js
17 27 (2.04%) JSON
17 27 (2.04%) Keras
Miscellaneous
1 120 (9.06%) Algorithms
2 56 (4.23%) Life Science
3 47 (3.55%) Fixed Income
3 47 (3.55%) User Experience
4 46 (3.47%) Management Information System
5 45 (3.40%) Equities
6 37 (2.79%) Blog
6 37 (2.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 33 (2.49%) Hedge funds
8 32 (2.42%) Data Protection Act
8 32 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
9 31 (2.34%) Social Media
10 29 (2.19%) Mobile Games
11 28 (2.11%) Cloud Native
12 24 (1.81%) Derivative
12 24 (1.81%) Legacy Systems
13 20 (1.51%) Data Structures
14 18 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
14 18 (1.36%) Public Cloud
15 17 (1.28%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 85 (6.42%) Linux
2 68 (5.14%) Unix
3 18 (1.36%) Windows
4 7 (0.53%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.45%) VMS
5 6 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.15%) CentOS
6 2 (0.15%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.076%) Android
7 1 (0.076%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 618 (46.68%) Analytics
2 506 (38.22%) Data Science
3 362 (27.34%) Business Intelligence
4 354 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
5 343 (25.91%) Visualisation
6 289 (21.83%) Machine Learning
7 274 (20.69%) Statistics
8 238 (17.98%) Mathematics
9 232 (17.52%) Data Visualisation
10 224 (16.92%) Software Engineering
11 223 (16.84%) ETL
12 197 (14.88%) Data Modelling
13 190 (14.35%) Computer Science
14 189 (14.27%) Data Analysis
15 180 (13.60%) Problem-Solving
16 172 (12.99%) Artificial Intelligence
17 167 (12.61%) DevOps
18 151 (11.40%) Data Management
19 150 (11.33%) Data Analytics
19 150 (11.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,064 (80.36%) Python
2 763 (57.63%) SQL
3 199 (15.03%) Java
4 153 (11.56%) C#
5 152 (11.48%) JavaScript
6 135 (10.20%) Scala
7 124 (9.37%) C++
8 95 (7.18%) MATLAB
9 88 (6.65%) C
10 69 (5.21%) PowerShell
11 57 (4.31%) T-SQL
12 56 (4.23%) Perl
13 48 (3.63%) Ruby
14 44 (3.32%) PHP
15 43 (3.25%) VBA
16 42 (3.17%) VB.NET
17 40 (3.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 39 (2.95%) Kotlin
19 35 (2.64%) Objective-C
20 34 (2.57%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 309 (23.34%) Degree
2 73 (5.51%) PhD
3 64 (4.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 46 (3.47%) Master's Degree
5 34 (2.57%) Numerate Degree
6 32 (2.42%) Security Cleared
7 14 (1.06%) SC Cleared
8 11 (0.83%) Tableau Certification
9 10 (0.76%) MCT
10 9 (0.68%) Analytics IQ
11 6 (0.45%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.45%) MBA
12 2 (0.15%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.15%) CEH
12 2 (0.15%) CISSP
12 2 (0.15%) OSCP
12 2 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
13 1 (0.076%) CBAP
13 1 (0.076%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (6.42%) Data Quality
2 47 (3.55%) GDPR
2 47 (3.55%) QA
3 17 (1.28%) SLA
4 16 (1.21%) CDISC
5 9 (0.68%) Good Clinical Practice
6 6 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
7 5 (0.38%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.30%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 4 (0.30%) Basel II
8 4 (0.30%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.23%) IEC 62304
9 3 (0.23%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.076%) Accessibility
10 1 (0.076%) GRC
10 1 (0.076%) IFRS
10 1 (0.076%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 106 (8.01%) Docker
2 14 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (0.76%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.45%) VirtualBox
5 5 (0.38%) HDFS
6 2 (0.15%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.076%) Firmware
7 1 (0.076%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 75 (5.66%) Kubernetes
2 31 (2.34%) Terraform
3 20 (1.51%) Ansible
4 10 (0.76%) Mesos
5 9 (0.68%) Kubeflow
5 9 (0.68%) Matomo
6 7 (0.53%) Grafana
7 6 (0.45%) Backup Exec
7 6 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.45%) Puppet
7 6 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (0.30%) Packer
9 1 (0.076%) Salt
Vendors
1 189 (14.27%) Microsoft
2 132 (9.97%) Google
3 93 (7.02%) Oracle
4 80 (6.04%) Databricks
5 77 (5.82%) Salesforce.com
6 47 (3.55%) Adobe
7 46 (3.47%) Alteryx
8 44 (3.32%) Facebook
9 31 (2.34%) SAP
10 17 (1.28%) Informatica
11 14 (1.06%) Talend
12 11 (0.83%) ESRI
12 11 (0.83%) IBM
12 11 (0.83%) Instagram
12 11 (0.83%) UiPath
13 9 (0.68%) Dataiku
13 9 (0.68%) ServiceNow
13 9 (0.68%) Snowplow
14 8 (0.60%) Dell
14 8 (0.60%) Hortonworks