Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 269 294 371
Rank change year-on-year +25 +77 +51
Permanent jobs citing R 1,777 1,829 1,412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.27% 1.14% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.31% 2.04% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,384 1,473 1,195
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £33,825 £32,800 £32,500
90th Percentile £100,875 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -2.65%

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 77,026 89,769 88,544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.95% 55.76% 53.30%
Number of salaries quoted 64,336 75,441 76,630
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +11 1,096 £67,500 - 110
South East +35 285 £47,500 -13.64% 25
North of England +58 155 £50,000 +5.26% 23
South West +54 104 £57,500 +4.55% 11
North West +38 98 £52,500 +5.00% 16
Midlands +25 87 £42,500 +6.25% 18
West Midlands +14 51 £42,500 +21.43% 7
Yorkshire +32 48 £42,500 +13.33% 6
East of England -18 44 £55,000 - 23
East Midlands +33 36 £35,000 -17.65% 11
North East +17 9 £40,000 -40.74% 1
R
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 1,416 (79.68%) Python
2 1,009 (56.78%) SQL
3 955 (53.74%) Analytics
4 883 (49.69%) Data Science
5 733 (41.25%) Machine Learning
6 564 (31.74%) Mathematics
7 556 (31.29%) Finance
8 527 (29.66%) Visualisation
9 506 (28.47%) Degree
10 467 (26.28%) Analytical Skills
11 460 (25.89%) Big Data
12 445 (25.04%) Tableau
13 443 (24.93%) Java
14 421 (23.69%) Business Intelligence
15 400 (22.51%) Statistics
16 389 (21.89%) Algorithms
17 377 (21.22%) SAS
18 350 (19.70%) Data Analysis
19 335 (18.85%) C++
20 330 (18.57%) Artificial Intelligence
20 330 (18.57%) Hadoop
21 321 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
22 313 (17.61%) Data Visualisation
23 312 (17.56%) Apache Spark
24 308 (17.33%) MATLAB
25 292 (16.43%) Microsoft Azure
26 286 (16.09%) C#
27 282 (15.87%) Computer Science
28 280 (15.76%) Data Analytics
29 278 (15.64%) PhD

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
1 377 (21.22%) SAS
2 312 (17.56%) Apache Spark
3 81 (4.56%) Apache
4 27 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 22 (1.24%) Apache Pig
6 21 (1.18%) Jupyter
7 18 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (0.68%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.34%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.28%) Anypoint
10 5 (0.28%) Mule
11 4 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
11 4 (0.23%) CMS
12 3 (0.17%) IIS
13 2 (0.11%) Confluence
13 2 (0.11%) Skype for Business
14 1 (0.056%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.056%) IPython
14 1 (0.056%) nginx
14 1 (0.056%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 127 (7.15%) SPSS
2 125 (7.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (1.91%) GNU Octave
4 33 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 31 (1.74%) Stata
6 19 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (0.39%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.23%) Maple
9 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (0.17%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.11%) InDesign
10 2 (0.11%) Simulink
10 2 (0.11%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.11%) Stateflow
10 2 (0.11%) Weka
11 1 (0.056%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 9 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
1 9 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (0.39%) Actimize
3 5 (0.28%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.23%) FastStats
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.11%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.11%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 1 (0.056%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.056%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 292 (16.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 187 (10.52%) Amazon AWS
3 82 (4.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 65 (3.66%) SaaS
5 55 (3.10%) Google Analytics
6 51 (2.87%) PaaS
7 30 (1.69%) Azure Data Factory
8 28 (1.58%) Data Lake Analytics
9 20 (1.13%) Amazon SageMaker
10 18 (1.01%) Azure Machine Learning
11 16 (0.90%) IaaS
11 16 (0.90%) Serverless
12 15 (0.84%) Adobe Analytics
12 15 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
13 13 (0.73%) Amazon EMR
14 12 (0.68%) GitHub
15 11 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
16 10 (0.56%) Google Tag Manager
17 7 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
18 6 (0.34%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.79%) Broadband
2 13 (0.73%) Firewall
3 11 (0.62%) WAN
4 10 (0.56%) Cisco Wireless
4 10 (0.56%) Internet
4 10 (0.56%) Wireless
4 10 (0.56%) Wireless Security
5 7 (0.39%) VPN
6 5 (0.28%) HTTP
6 5 (0.28%) PPP
6 5 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.23%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.11%) BGP
8 2 (0.11%) DHCP
8 2 (0.11%) DNS
8 2 (0.11%) FIX Connectivity
8 2 (0.11%) OSPF
9 1 (0.056%) ADSL
9 1 (0.056%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.056%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 460 (25.89%) Big Data
2 330 (18.57%) Hadoop
3 277 (15.59%) Power BI
4 217 (12.21%) SQL Server
5 198 (11.14%) Data Warehouse
6 193 (10.86%) Apache Hive
7 156 (8.78%) QlikView
8 155 (8.72%) NoSQL
9 139 (7.82%) Data Mining
10 128 (7.20%) Relational Database
11 118 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 98 (5.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 97 (5.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 76 (4.28%) PostgreSQL
15 69 (3.88%) Text Mining
16 64 (3.60%) Data Lake
17 62 (3.49%) Amazon Redshift
18 58 (3.26%) MySQL
19 52 (2.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 51 (2.87%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 150 (8.44%) Git (software)
2 52 (2.93%) Jenkins
3 50 (2.81%) Subversion
4 43 (2.42%) Maven
5 33 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 27 (1.52%) Visual Studio
7 19 (1.07%) RStudio
8 17 (0.96%) Artifactory
9 16 (0.90%) JIRA
10 15 (0.84%) Eclipse
11 14 (0.79%) ERwin
12 13 (0.73%) ER Studio
12 13 (0.73%) Vagrant
13 12 (0.68%) Ant
13 12 (0.68%) gulp
14 11 (0.62%) Grunt
15 7 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (0.34%) GitLab
16 6 (0.34%) webpack
17 5 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 556 (31.29%) Finance
2 169 (9.51%) Marketing
3 168 (9.45%) Retail
4 166 (9.34%) Banking
5 94 (5.29%) Telecoms
6 76 (4.28%) Investment Banking
7 63 (3.55%) Front Office
8 52 (2.93%) Manufacturing
9 50 (2.81%) Games
10 41 (2.31%) Advertising
11 40 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 35 (1.97%) Electronics
13 29 (1.63%) Publishing
14 19 (1.07%) Law
15 12 (0.68%) Digital Economy
16 11 (0.62%) Financial Institution
17 10 (0.56%) Military
18 9 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
18 9 (0.51%) German Language
18 9 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 559 (31.46%) Data Scientist
2 331 (18.63%) Analyst
3 317 (17.84%) Developer
4 189 (10.64%) Data Analyst
5 187 (10.52%) Senior Data Scientist
6 118 (6.64%) Consultant
7 116 (6.53%) Data Engineer
8 114 (6.42%) Senior Analyst
9 103 (5.80%) Graduate
10 90 (5.06%) Java Developer
11 80 (4.50%) Data Consultant
12 79 (4.45%) Junior
13 77 (4.33%) C# Developer
14 72 (4.05%) Graduate Developer
15 66 (3.71%) Python Developer
16 64 (3.60%) Architect
17 63 (3.55%) Graduate C# Developer
18 60 (3.38%) Senior Developer
19 53 (2.98%) Analytics Consultant
19 53 (2.98%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (9.62%) Natural Language Processing
2 123 (6.92%) .NET
3 92 (5.18%) Kafka
4 87 (4.90%) D3.js
5 76 (4.28%) AngularJS
6 68 (3.83%) HTML
6 68 (3.83%) Web Services
7 58 (3.26%) React
8 56 (3.15%) CSS
9 51 (2.87%) TensorFlow
10 45 (2.53%) MDX
11 42 (2.36%) ggplot
11 42 (2.36%) XML
12 40 (2.25%) jQuery
12 40 (2.25%) NumPy
12 40 (2.25%) Pandas
12 40 (2.25%) scikit-learn
13 36 (2.03%) Node.js
14 33 (1.86%) ASP.NET
15 26 (1.46%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 467 (26.28%) Analytical Skills
2 389 (21.89%) Algorithms
3 127 (7.15%) Fintech
4 107 (6.02%) Data Structures
5 85 (4.78%) Hedge funds
6 72 (4.05%) User Experience
7 67 (3.77%) Equities
8 60 (3.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 53 (2.98%) Derivative
10 50 (2.81%) Self-Motivation
11 49 (2.76%) Social Network
12 34 (1.91%) Fixed Income
13 32 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
14 30 (1.69%) Credit Risk
15 27 (1.52%) Virtual Team
16 22 (1.24%) Market Risk
16 22 (1.24%) Social Media
17 21 (1.18%) Exotic Derivative
18 18 (1.01%) Cloud Native
19 17 (0.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 96 (5.40%) Linux
2 58 (3.26%) Unix
3 47 (2.64%) Windows
4 16 (0.90%) CentOS
5 15 (0.84%) Ubuntu
6 14 (0.79%) Solaris
7 13 (0.73%) Windows Server
8 12 (0.68%) Android
8 12 (0.68%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.11%) Debian
11 2 (0.11%) SUSE
11 2 (0.11%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.056%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.056%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.056%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 955 (53.74%) Analytics
2 883 (49.69%) Data Science
3 733 (41.25%) Machine Learning
4 564 (31.74%) Mathematics
5 527 (29.66%) Visualisation
6 421 (23.69%) Business Intelligence
7 400 (22.51%) Statistics
8 350 (19.70%) Data Analysis
9 330 (18.57%) Artificial Intelligence
10 321 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
11 313 (17.61%) Data Visualisation
12 282 (15.87%) Computer Science
13 280 (15.76%) Data Analytics
14 228 (12.83%) Software Engineering
15 224 (12.61%) Data Modelling
15 224 (12.61%) Physics
16 199 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
17 177 (9.96%) Deep Learning
18 165 (9.29%) ETL
19 151 (8.50%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 1,416 (79.68%) Python
2 1,009 (56.78%) SQL
3 443 (24.93%) Java
4 335 (18.85%) C++
5 308 (17.33%) MATLAB
6 286 (16.09%) C#
7 183 (10.30%) Scala
8 162 (9.12%) JavaScript
9 91 (5.12%) C
10 74 (4.16%) T-SQL
11 70 (3.94%) VBA
12 55 (3.10%) Ruby
13 42 (2.36%) PHP
14 37 (2.08%) Bash Shell
14 37 (2.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 26 (1.46%) Perl
15 26 (1.46%) PL/SQL
16 23 (1.29%) Delphi
16 23 (1.29%) Java 8
17 21 (1.18%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 506 (28.47%) Degree
2 278 (15.64%) PhD
3 74 (4.16%) Numerate Degree
4 58 (3.26%) Master's Degree
5 33 (1.86%) Security Cleared
6 23 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (0.84%) TOGAF Certification
8 14 (0.79%) ISTQB
9 12 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (0.68%) Postgraduate
10 11 (0.62%) CCNA
10 11 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (0.62%) SC Cleared
11 10 (0.56%) ACCA
11 10 (0.56%) CCNP
11 10 (0.56%) MBA
12 9 (0.51%) CIMA
13 8 (0.45%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.34%) AWS Certification
15 5 (0.28%) Analytics IQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 42 (2.36%) QA
3 17 (0.96%) Dodd-Frank
4 16 (0.90%) Actionable Recommendations
4 16 (0.90%) GDPR
5 14 (0.79%) EMIR
5 14 (0.79%) MiFID
6 12 (0.68%) IFRS
7 11 (0.62%) IFRS 9
8 8 (0.45%) Solvency II
9 6 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (0.23%) FATCA
11 2 (0.11%) SLA
12 1 (0.056%) Basel III
12 1 (0.056%) IEC 62304
12 1 (0.056%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.056%) ISO 26262
12 1 (0.056%) MISRA
System Software
1 68 (3.83%) Docker
2 34 (1.91%) HDFS
3 13 (0.73%) VirtualBox
4 10 (0.56%) Active Directory
5 9 (0.51%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.11%) GridGain
6 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.11%) vSphere
7 1 (0.056%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 51 (2.87%) Ansible
2 47 (2.64%) Kubernetes
3 41 (2.31%) Hadoop YARN
4 38 (2.14%) Puppet
5 33 (1.86%) Terraform
6 31 (1.74%) Oozie
7 23 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
9 7 (0.39%) Packer
10 4 (0.23%) Ambari
10 4 (0.23%) Kibana
11 3 (0.17%) logstash
12 2 (0.11%) Istio
12 2 (0.11%) Salt
12 2 (0.11%) SCCM
12 2 (0.11%) SCOM
12 2 (0.11%) vCenter Server
13 1 (0.056%) Chronos
13 1 (0.056%) Mesos
13 1 (0.056%) Nessus
Vendors
1 445 (25.04%) Tableau
2 237 (13.34%) Microsoft
3 113 (6.36%) Google
4 108 (6.08%) Oracle
5 92 (5.18%) SAP
6 44 (2.48%) Alteryx
7 35 (1.97%) Informatica
8 31 (1.74%) Hortonworks
9 27 (1.52%) Teradata
10 26 (1.46%) Cloudera
11 20 (1.13%) Adobe
11 20 (1.13%) Databricks
12 18 (1.01%) Red Hat
13 16 (0.90%) Ab Initio
13 16 (0.90%) IBM
13 16 (0.90%) Netezza
13 16 (0.90%) WorldPay
14 15 (0.84%) Cisco
14 15 (0.84%) MapR
15 14 (0.79%) Reuters