Period
to 21 July 2018

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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 284 299 395
Rank change year-on-year +15 +96 +83
Permanent jobs citing R 1,936 1,914 1,532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.18% 1.14% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.11% 2.05% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,573 1,464 1,318
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,250 £31,250 £33,925
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £97,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 91,802 93,201 100,456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.18% 55.45% 52.64%
Number of salaries quoted 76,813 78,534 87,812
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 July 2018.

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 July 2018. 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 -10 1,175 £65,000 - 114
South East +60 275 £57,500 +15.00% 34
North of England +62 216 £47,000 -1.05% 21
North West +23 118 £50,000 -7.41% 10
East of England -8 98 £40,000 -33.33% 12
South West +24 91 £55,000 -4.35% 3
Yorkshire +74 85 £42,500 -13.27% 9
Midlands -49 79 £47,500 +11.76% 9
West Midlands +14 48 £47,500 +11.76% 3
East Midlands -33 29 £42,500 - 6
North East -25 13 £42,750 +22.14% 2
R
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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 1,568 (80.99%) Python
2 992 (51.24%) Data Science
3 978 (50.52%) SQL
4 916 (47.31%) Analytics
5 808 (41.74%) Machine Learning
6 635 (32.80%) Big Data
7 539 (27.84%) Java
8 528 (27.27%) Mathematics
8 528 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
9 505 (26.08%) Hadoop
10 497 (25.67%) Apache Spark
11 493 (25.46%) Finance
12 444 (22.93%) Degree
13 423 (21.85%) Statistics
14 407 (21.02%) Algorithms
15 389 (20.09%) Visualisation
15 389 (20.09%) Business Intelligence
16 353 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
17 352 (18.18%) SAS
18 345 (17.82%) C++
18 345 (17.82%) MATLAB
19 343 (17.72%) PhD
20 326 (16.84%) Computer Science
20 326 (16.84%) Scala
21 322 (16.63%) Data Analysis
22 314 (16.22%) Tableau
23 290 (14.98%) Data Analytics
24 289 (14.93%) Artificial Intelligence
25 280 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
26 256 (13.22%) Problem-Solving

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
1 497 (25.67%) Apache Spark
2 352 (18.18%) SAS
3 58 (3.00%) Apache
4 49 (2.53%) Apache Pig
5 25 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (0.88%) SharePoint
7 16 (0.83%) Confluence
8 13 (0.67%) Jupyter
9 10 (0.52%) Apache Solr
9 10 (0.52%) Drupal
9 10 (0.52%) NServiceBus
10 9 (0.46%) Ethereum
10 9 (0.46%) Hyperledger
11 6 (0.31%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.31%) WildFly
12 5 (0.26%) ArcGIS
13 4 (0.21%) R Markdown
13 4 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.10%) IIS
14 2 (0.10%) Predix
Applications
1 148 (7.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 132 (6.82%) SPSS
3 56 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
4 49 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 34 (1.76%) GNU Octave
6 28 (1.45%) Chatbot
7 20 (1.03%) MS Visio
8 14 (0.72%) Stata
9 7 (0.36%) EViews
10 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
10 5 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.21%) Gephi
12 3 (0.15%) CPLEX
12 3 (0.15%) Weka
13 2 (0.10%) Mathematica
13 2 (0.10%) Simulink
14 1 (0.052%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.052%) Mingle
14 1 (0.052%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 9 (0.46%) Distributed Ledger
2 8 (0.41%) Actimize
3 7 (0.36%) FastStats
3 7 (0.36%) R3 Corda
4 6 (0.31%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 4 (0.21%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.21%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.10%) Oracle AML
6 2 (0.10%) Relativity
7 1 (0.052%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.052%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.052%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.052%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.052%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.052%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.052%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.052%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.052%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.052%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.052%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 280 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
2 178 (9.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (3.10%) Amazon S3
4 31 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (1.50%) Google Analytics
5 29 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 27 (1.39%) Azure Machine Learning
7 26 (1.34%) Azure Data Factory
8 25 (1.29%) Amazon EMR
9 24 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
9 24 (1.24%) SaaS
9 24 (1.24%) Serverless
10 19 (0.98%) Amazon ELB
10 19 (0.98%) GitHub
11 18 (0.93%) PaaS
12 15 (0.77%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 15 (0.77%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 13 (0.67%) Amazon Kinesis
14 12 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
14 12 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.34%) Internet
2 18 (0.93%) VPN
3 16 (0.83%) Firewall
3 16 (0.83%) SMS
4 14 (0.72%) Broadband
5 13 (0.67%) Symposium
5 13 (0.67%) Wireless
6 9 (0.46%) DAB
7 7 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (0.31%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.21%) Network Security
10 3 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.10%) 3GPP
11 2 (0.10%) 802.11
11 2 (0.10%) 802.15
11 2 (0.10%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.10%) GPRS
11 2 (0.10%) GSM
11 2 (0.10%) LTE
11 2 (0.10%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 635 (32.80%) Big Data
2 505 (26.08%) Hadoop
3 225 (11.62%) SQL Server
4 204 (10.54%) Power BI
5 190 (9.81%) Apache Hive
6 173 (8.94%) NoSQL
7 156 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
8 143 (7.39%) Relational Database
9 131 (6.77%) Data Mining
10 124 (6.40%) QlikView
11 119 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 118 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 111 (5.73%) MongoDB
14 100 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 79 (4.08%) Data Lake
15 79 (4.08%) MySQL
15 79 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
16 78 (4.03%) HBase
17 59 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
18 48 (2.48%) Impala
Development Applications
1 113 (5.84%) Git (software)
2 72 (3.72%) Jenkins
3 47 (2.43%) Subversion
4 44 (2.27%) RStudio
5 39 (2.01%) Vagrant
6 33 (1.70%) JIRA
7 23 (1.19%) Visual Studio
8 19 (0.98%) TeamCity
9 17 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 15 (0.77%) JUnit
11 15 (0.77%) Selenium
12 13 (0.67%) Cucumber
12 13 (0.67%) SpecFlow
13 12 (0.62%) JMeter
14 11 (0.57%) Gatling
14 11 (0.57%) GoCD
15 10 (0.52%) Protractor
16 9 (0.46%) GitLab
17 7 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 493 (25.46%) Finance
2 173 (8.94%) Marketing
3 164 (8.47%) Retail
4 122 (6.30%) Banking
5 76 (3.93%) Front Office
6 67 (3.46%) Advertising
7 45 (2.32%) Investment Banking
8 29 (1.50%) Games
9 25 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 22 (1.14%) Law
10 22 (1.14%) Publishing
10 22 (1.14%) Telecoms
11 20 (1.03%) Legal
12 17 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.41%) Automotive
13 8 (0.41%) Electronics
13 8 (0.41%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.31%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.21%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 662 (34.19%) Data Scientist
2 320 (16.53%) Analyst
3 311 (16.06%) Developer
4 183 (9.45%) Senior Data Scientist
5 168 (8.68%) Data Engineer
6 112 (5.79%) Data Analyst
7 94 (4.86%) Consultant
8 88 (4.55%) Software Engineer
9 81 (4.18%) Architect
10 79 (4.08%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 75 (3.87%) Python Engineer
12 67 (3.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 65 (3.36%) Python Developer
14 63 (3.25%) Senior Analyst
15 59 (3.05%) Java Developer
15 59 (3.05%) Java Engineer
16 57 (2.94%) Data Consultant
17 54 (2.79%) Data Architect
18 53 (2.74%) Analytics Manager
18 53 (2.74%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (8.78%) Natural Language Processing
2 125 (6.46%) Kafka
3 123 (6.35%) .NET
4 100 (5.17%) AngularJS
5 94 (4.86%) HTML
6 83 (4.29%) TensorFlow
7 79 (4.08%) Web Services
8 74 (3.82%) Pandas
9 66 (3.41%) React
10 64 (3.31%) scikit-learn
11 63 (3.25%) D3.js
12 59 (3.05%) CSS
13 54 (2.79%) REST
14 52 (2.69%) J2EE
15 51 (2.63%) NumPy
16 49 (2.53%) ASP.NET
17 46 (2.38%) Node.js
18 40 (2.07%) JSON
18 40 (2.07%) RESTful
19 35 (1.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 528 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 407 (21.02%) Algorithms
3 326 (16.84%) Computer Science
4 127 (6.56%) Fintech
5 104 (5.37%) Data Structures
6 55 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
7 50 (2.58%) Hedge funds
8 46 (2.38%) Credit Risk
9 45 (2.32%) User Experience
10 39 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
11 36 (1.86%) Management Information System
12 32 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 30 (1.55%) Equities
14 27 (1.39%) Derivative
15 25 (1.29%) Exotic Derivative
15 25 (1.29%) Market Risk
15 25 (1.29%) Social Media
16 20 (1.03%) NHS
17 19 (0.98%) Analytical Mindset
18 16 (0.83%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 148 (7.64%) Linux
2 75 (3.87%) Windows
3 32 (1.65%) Unix
4 17 (0.88%) Android
5 13 (0.67%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.57%) CoreOS
6 11 (0.57%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.36%) CentOS
8 4 (0.21%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.10%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.052%) Fedora
11 1 (0.052%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.052%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.052%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.052%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 992 (51.24%) Data Science
2 916 (47.31%) Analytics
3 808 (41.74%) Machine Learning
4 528 (27.27%) Mathematics
5 423 (21.85%) Statistics
6 389 (20.09%) Business Intelligence
6 389 (20.09%) Visualisation
7 353 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
8 322 (16.63%) Data Analysis
9 290 (14.98%) Data Analytics
10 289 (14.93%) Artificial Intelligence
11 256 (13.22%) Problem-Solving
12 235 (12.14%) Data Visualisation
13 234 (12.09%) Predictive Modelling
14 227 (11.73%) ETL
15 188 (9.71%) Software Engineering
16 179 (9.25%) Statistical Modelling
17 169 (8.73%) Data Modelling
18 154 (7.95%) Physics
19 152 (7.85%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,568 (80.99%) Python
2 978 (50.52%) SQL
3 539 (27.84%) Java
4 345 (17.82%) C++
4 345 (17.82%) MATLAB
5 326 (16.84%) Scala
6 194 (10.02%) JavaScript
7 189 (9.76%) C#
8 157 (8.11%) C
9 100 (5.17%) VBA
10 79 (4.08%) T-SQL
11 48 (2.48%) HiveQL
12 44 (2.27%) Perl
12 44 (2.27%) PowerShell
13 42 (2.17%) PHP
14 36 (1.86%) Bash Shell
14 36 (1.86%) Ruby
15 25 (1.29%) VB
16 24 (1.24%) VB.NET
17 20 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 444 (22.93%) Degree
2 343 (17.72%) PhD
3 95 (4.91%) Numerate Degree
4 59 (3.05%) Master's Degree
5 38 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 26 (1.34%) Security Cleared
7 14 (0.72%) Postgraduate
8 11 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.52%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.46%) SC Cleared
11 7 (0.36%) CCNA
11 7 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.31%) MCSE
13 5 (0.26%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.26%) PMP
14 2 (0.10%) AWS Certification
14 2 (0.10%) CFA
14 2 (0.10%) SAS Certification
14 2 (0.10%) TOGAF Certification
15 1 (0.052%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (3.31%) Data Quality
2 32 (1.65%) QA
3 25 (1.29%) GDPR
4 13 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
4 13 (0.67%) MiFID
5 12 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
5 12 (0.62%) EMIR
6 10 (0.52%) Actionable Recommendations
7 8 (0.41%) Solvency II
8 6 (0.31%) GCP
9 2 (0.10%) FATCA
9 2 (0.10%) IFRS
9 2 (0.10%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 1 (0.052%) SLA
System Software
1 113 (5.84%) Docker
2 108 (5.58%) HDFS
3 19 (0.98%) Apache Flume
4 9 (0.46%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (0.36%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 59 (3.05%) Terraform
2 38 (1.96%) Ansible
2 38 (1.96%) Kubernetes
3 33 (1.70%) Puppet
4 25 (1.29%) Oozie
5 16 (0.83%) Ambari
5 16 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (0.77%) Mesos
7 11 (0.57%) Prometheus
8 8 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
9 7 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
9 7 (0.36%) WSUS
10 6 (0.31%) Xymon
10 6 (0.31%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.26%) Kibana
12 3 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
13 1 (0.052%) Packer
13 1 (0.052%) QRadar
13 1 (0.052%) Rancher
Vendors
1 314 (16.22%) Tableau
2 234 (12.09%) Microsoft
3 114 (5.89%) Oracle
4 81 (4.18%) Google
5 75 (3.87%) Alteryx
6 66 (3.41%) Cloudera
7 42 (2.17%) Cognos
8 39 (2.01%) SAP
9 37 (1.91%) Teradata
10 35 (1.81%) Hortonworks
10 35 (1.81%) MicroStrategy
11 30 (1.55%) Capita
12 29 (1.50%) WorldPay
13 21 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
14 20 (1.03%) Talend
15 18 (0.93%) IBM
16 15 (0.77%) Databricks
17 14 (0.72%) Adobe
18 13 (0.67%) Dataiku
19 12 (0.62%) Informatica