Period
to 21 September 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 299 297 402
Rank change year-on-year -2 +105 +61
Permanent jobs citing R 1,767 1,945 1,433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.13% 1.17% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.02% 2.12% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,442 1,370 1,225
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £33,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £59,400 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.00% +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 87,316 91,804 96,934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.90% 55.34% 52.82%
Number of salaries quoted 73,082 75,988 84,598
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
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 September 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 September 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 -17 1,096 £67,500 +3.85% 106
South East +49 255 £55,000 +10.00% 21
North of England +61 190 £47,500 -5.00% 12
North West +38 111 £50,000 -9.09% 6
South West +18 93 £47,500 -17.39% 12
Yorkshire +54 70 £41,250 -17.50% 4
Midlands -17 68 £48,000 +12.94% 20
East of England -41 61 £44,400 -22.78% 14
West Midlands 0 44 £52,500 +20.00% 13
East Midlands -24 24 £40,000 +14.29% 7
North East -24 9 £43,250 +23.57% 2
R
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 1,437 (81.32%) Python
2 954 (53.99%) SQL
3 915 (51.78%) Data Science
4 861 (48.73%) Analytics
5 755 (42.73%) Machine Learning
6 540 (30.56%) Big Data
7 506 (28.64%) Mathematics
8 502 (28.41%) Finance
9 494 (27.96%) Analytical Skills
10 467 (26.43%) Degree
11 440 (24.90%) Java
12 436 (24.67%) Hadoop
13 425 (24.05%) Statistics
14 405 (22.92%) Apache Spark
15 403 (22.81%) Visualisation
16 366 (20.71%) Algorithms
17 361 (20.43%) Business Intelligence
18 346 (19.58%) Tableau
19 343 (19.41%) SAS
20 315 (17.83%) C++
21 311 (17.60%) Data Analysis
22 310 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
23 306 (17.32%) Computer Science
24 295 (16.69%) PhD
25 288 (16.30%) Artificial Intelligence
26 287 (16.24%) Data Analytics
27 277 (15.68%) MATLAB
28 267 (15.11%) Data Visualisation
29 266 (15.05%) Scala
30 226 (12.79%) Amazon AWS

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
1 405 (22.92%) Apache Spark
2 343 (19.41%) SAS
3 73 (4.13%) Apache
4 45 (2.55%) Apache Pig
5 17 (0.96%) Jupyter
6 12 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (0.62%) SharePoint
8 9 (0.51%) Confluence
9 8 (0.45%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.34%) Drupal
10 6 (0.34%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.34%) WildFly
11 5 (0.28%) ArcGIS
11 5 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.23%) IIS
13 3 (0.17%) Ethereum
13 3 (0.17%) Hyperledger
13 3 (0.17%) NServiceBus
14 2 (0.11%) Apache Airflow
14 2 (0.11%) CMS
Applications
1 126 (7.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 110 (6.23%) SPSS
3 42 (2.38%) GNU Octave
4 40 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 36 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
6 21 (1.19%) Chatbot
7 14 (0.79%) MS Visio
8 8 (0.45%) Stata
9 7 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
10 4 (0.23%) CPLEX
10 4 (0.23%) Gephi
11 3 (0.17%) EViews
11 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.11%) InDesign
12 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
13 1 (0.057%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.057%) Mingle
13 1 (0.057%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (0.68%) Actimize
2 9 (0.51%) FastStats
3 4 (0.23%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.23%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 3 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.17%) R3 Corda
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.11%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 1 (0.057%) FINCAD Analytics
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle AML
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.057%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.057%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.057%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.057%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.057%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.057%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.057%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 226 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
2 170 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (2.94%) Google Analytics
4 46 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 45 (2.55%) Amazon S3
6 30 (1.70%) Amazon EMR
7 25 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (1.36%) SaaS
9 21 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
10 20 (1.13%) GitHub
11 19 (1.08%) Azure Data Factory
11 19 (1.08%) PaaS
11 19 (1.08%) Serverless
12 18 (1.02%) Amazon SageMaker
13 14 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
14 13 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
14 13 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
14 13 (0.74%) Amazon Kinesis
15 11 (0.62%) Google Tag Manager
15 11 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (0.91%) Firewall
2 13 (0.74%) Internet
2 13 (0.74%) SMS
2 13 (0.74%) VPN
3 11 (0.62%) Broadband
3 11 (0.62%) Wireless
4 8 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (0.45%) Symposium
5 6 (0.34%) Kerberos
6 5 (0.28%) PPP
7 4 (0.23%) DAB
7 4 (0.23%) WAN
8 3 (0.17%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (0.17%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.17%) Wireless Security
9 2 (0.11%) BGP
9 2 (0.11%) FIX Connectivity
9 2 (0.11%) OSPF
9 2 (0.11%) Value-Added Service
10 1 (0.057%) CHAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 540 (30.56%) Big Data
2 436 (24.67%) Hadoop
3 205 (11.60%) Power BI
4 192 (10.87%) SQL Server
5 175 (9.90%) Apache Hive
6 150 (8.49%) Data Warehouse
7 146 (8.26%) NoSQL
8 122 (6.90%) QlikView
9 120 (6.79%) Data Mining
10 110 (6.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 103 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 102 (5.77%) Relational Database
13 81 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
14 77 (4.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 76 (4.30%) MongoDB
16 72 (4.07%) MySQL
17 67 (3.79%) Amazon Redshift
18 55 (3.11%) Data Lake
19 41 (2.32%) Spotfire
20 37 (2.09%) HBase
Development Applications
1 155 (8.77%) Git (software)
2 68 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 52 (2.94%) Subversion
4 36 (2.04%) Vagrant
5 30 (1.70%) Visual Studio
6 28 (1.58%) JIRA
7 27 (1.53%) RStudio
8 20 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (0.79%) TeamCity
10 13 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (0.68%) JUnit
11 12 (0.68%) Maven
12 11 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 10 (0.57%) GitLab
13 10 (0.57%) Grunt
13 10 (0.57%) gulp
13 10 (0.57%) Selenium
14 8 (0.45%) Cucumber
14 8 (0.45%) SpecFlow
15 6 (0.34%) Artifactory
General
1 502 (28.41%) Finance
2 159 (9.00%) Marketing
3 147 (8.32%) Retail
4 143 (8.09%) Banking
5 84 (4.75%) Front Office
6 54 (3.06%) Advertising
7 50 (2.83%) Investment Banking
8 41 (2.32%) Telecoms
9 39 (2.21%) Games
10 31 (1.75%) Manufacturing
11 28 (1.58%) Publishing
12 25 (1.41%) Financial Institution
13 19 (1.08%) Electronics
14 14 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
16 10 (0.57%) Back Office
17 9 (0.51%) Legal
17 9 (0.51%) Retail Banking
18 8 (0.45%) French Language
18 8 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 637 (36.05%) Data Scientist
2 310 (17.54%) Analyst
3 271 (15.34%) Developer
4 190 (10.75%) Senior Data Scientist
5 169 (9.56%) Data Engineer
6 117 (6.62%) Data Analyst
7 111 (6.28%) Consultant
8 88 (4.98%) Senior Analyst
9 86 (4.87%) Data Consultant
10 80 (4.53%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 71 (4.02%) Java Developer
12 63 (3.57%) Analytics Consultant
13 58 (3.28%) Junior
13 58 (3.28%) Python Developer
13 58 (3.28%) Software Engineer
14 52 (2.94%) Graduate
15 51 (2.89%) Architect
16 50 (2.83%) C# Developer
17 49 (2.77%) Data Analytics Consultant
17 49 (2.77%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (9.85%) Natural Language Processing
2 97 (5.49%) Kafka
3 95 (5.38%) AngularJS
4 86 (4.87%) .NET
5 83 (4.70%) TensorFlow
6 65 (3.68%) React
7 60 (3.40%) D3.js
7 60 (3.40%) Pandas
8 59 (3.34%) Web Services
9 58 (3.28%) HTML
10 54 (3.06%) scikit-learn
11 43 (2.43%) J2EE
12 41 (2.32%) Node.js
13 37 (2.09%) ASP.NET
14 36 (2.04%) NumPy
15 35 (1.98%) REST
16 34 (1.92%) CSS
17 29 (1.64%) jQuery
17 29 (1.64%) JSON
18 28 (1.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 494 (27.96%) Analytical Skills
2 366 (20.71%) Algorithms
3 306 (17.32%) Computer Science
4 133 (7.53%) Fintech
5 89 (5.04%) Data Structures
6 57 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
7 56 (3.17%) Hedge funds
8 53 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 49 (2.77%) Equities
10 41 (2.32%) Derivative
11 37 (2.09%) User Experience
12 36 (2.04%) Credit Risk
13 33 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
14 32 (1.81%) Fixed Income
14 32 (1.81%) Management Information System
15 29 (1.64%) Market Risk
16 28 (1.58%) Exotic Derivative
16 28 (1.58%) Social Media
17 19 (1.08%) Social Network
18 17 (0.96%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 102 (5.77%) Linux
2 63 (3.57%) Windows
3 40 (2.26%) Unix
4 14 (0.79%) Windows Server
5 11 (0.62%) Ubuntu
6 9 (0.51%) CentOS
7 6 (0.34%) Android
7 6 (0.34%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.28%) CoreOS
9 4 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.11%) Debian
11 2 (0.11%) Solaris
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 2008
12 1 (0.057%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.057%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 915 (51.78%) Data Science
2 861 (48.73%) Analytics
3 755 (42.73%) Machine Learning
4 506 (28.64%) Mathematics
5 425 (24.05%) Statistics
6 403 (22.81%) Visualisation
7 361 (20.43%) Business Intelligence
8 311 (17.60%) Data Analysis
9 310 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
10 288 (16.30%) Artificial Intelligence
11 287 (16.24%) Data Analytics
12 267 (15.11%) Data Visualisation
13 213 (12.05%) Predictive Modelling
14 210 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
15 190 (10.75%) ETL
16 180 (10.19%) Data Modelling
17 172 (9.73%) Physics
18 168 (9.51%) Software Engineering
19 167 (9.45%) Deep Learning
20 146 (8.26%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1,437 (81.32%) Python
2 954 (53.99%) SQL
3 440 (24.90%) Java
4 315 (17.83%) C++
5 277 (15.68%) MATLAB
6 266 (15.05%) Scala
7 177 (10.02%) C#
8 175 (9.90%) JavaScript
9 114 (6.45%) C
10 77 (4.36%) VBA
11 72 (4.07%) T-SQL
12 41 (2.32%) PHP
13 37 (2.09%) Ruby
14 32 (1.81%) Perl
15 30 (1.70%) PowerShell
16 28 (1.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 27 (1.53%) HiveQL
18 24 (1.36%) Bash Shell
18 24 (1.36%) PL/SQL
19 23 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 467 (26.43%) Degree
2 295 (16.69%) PhD
3 90 (5.09%) Numerate Degree
4 62 (3.51%) Master's Degree
5 30 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 23 (1.30%) Security Cleared
7 16 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (0.62%) CCNA
8 11 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.57%) Postgraduate
9 10 (0.57%) SC Cleared
10 9 (0.51%) MBA
11 5 (0.28%) Analytics IQ
11 5 (0.28%) MCSE
11 5 (0.28%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.28%) PMP
12 4 (0.23%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.17%) CCNP
13 3 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
14 2 (0.11%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (4.13%) Data Quality
2 39 (2.21%) QA
3 24 (1.36%) GDPR
4 14 (0.79%) Dodd-Frank
5 12 (0.68%) Actionable Recommendations
6 9 (0.51%) GCP
6 9 (0.51%) MiFID
6 9 (0.51%) Solvency II
7 8 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
7 8 (0.45%) EMIR
7 8 (0.45%) IFRS
7 8 (0.45%) IFRS 9
8 5 (0.28%) FATCA
9 1 (0.057%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 99 (5.60%) Docker
2 77 (4.36%) HDFS
3 14 (0.79%) VirtualBox
4 11 (0.62%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.40%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.057%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 44 (2.49%) Kubernetes
1 44 (2.49%) Terraform
2 35 (1.98%) Ansible
3 27 (1.53%) Oozie
4 24 (1.36%) Puppet
5 15 (0.85%) Hadoop YARN
6 14 (0.79%) Docker Swarm
7 12 (0.68%) Mesos
8 10 (0.57%) Ambari
9 7 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.40%) WSUS
10 6 (0.34%) Xymon
10 6 (0.34%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.28%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (0.11%) Kibana
13 1 (0.057%) Packer
13 1 (0.057%) QRadar
13 1 (0.057%) Rancher
Vendors
1 346 (19.58%) Tableau
2 194 (10.98%) Microsoft
3 119 (6.73%) Oracle
4 103 (5.83%) Google
5 61 (3.45%) SAP
6 57 (3.23%) Alteryx
7 46 (2.60%) Cloudera
7 46 (2.60%) Hortonworks
8 39 (2.21%) Cognos
9 25 (1.41%) MicroStrategy
10 24 (1.36%) Teradata
11 22 (1.25%) Databricks
12 20 (1.13%) IBM
13 18 (1.02%) Talend
14 17 (0.96%) Adobe
14 17 (0.96%) Informatica
15 16 (0.91%) MapR
15 16 (0.91%) WorldPay
16 15 (0.85%) Dataiku
17 11 (0.62%) Capita