Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 208 282 287
Rank change year-on-year +74 +5 +110
Permanent jobs citing R 1,943 1,812 1,989
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.58% 1.22% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.92% 2.22% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,701 1,463 1,503
England median annual salary £65,000 £61,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.56% +1.67% +14.29%
10th Percentile £35,750 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £122,500 £101,150 £95,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +14.29%

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 66,518 81,682 93,161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.94% 55.03% 55.36%
Number of salaries quoted 55,442 68,412 77,521
England median annual salary £53,600 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +77 1,316 £75,000 +11.11% 76
South East -39 173 £40,000 -20.00% 28
South West +31 150 £50,000 -13.04% 7
North of England +13 128 £50,000 +3.09% 14
North West +50 101 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Midlands +51 96 £40,000 -5.88% 20
West Midlands +64 76 £38,500 -9.41% 13
East of England +103 69 £45,591 -24.02% 6
Yorkshire -6 26 £35,000 -17.65% 4
East Midlands +1 18 £42,500 +17.24% 7
North East +8 2 £41,750 -4.57% 1
R
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 1,691 (87.03%) Python
2 969 (49.87%) SQL
3 840 (43.23%) Analytics
4 801 (41.22%) Finance
5 685 (35.25%) Data Science
6 652 (33.56%) Machine Learning
7 645 (33.20%) Agile Software Development
8 576 (29.64%) AWS
9 554 (28.51%) Software Engineering
10 520 (26.76%) Java
11 508 (26.15%) Business Intelligence
12 458 (23.57%) Degree
13 452 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
14 438 (22.54%) Asset Management
15 427 (21.98%) Web Services
16 423 (21.77%) Mathematics
17 412 (21.20%) Visualisation
18 399 (20.54%) Big Data
19 365 (18.79%) Fixed Income
20 363 (18.68%) Front Office
21 331 (17.04%) Derivative
22 324 (16.68%) Power BI
22 324 (16.68%) Power Platform
23 321 (16.52%) Computer Science
24 308 (15.85%) C#
25 280 (14.41%) Algorithms
26 272 (14.00%) Apache Spark
27 271 (13.95%) Data Analytics
28 270 (13.90%) Equities
29 269 (13.84%) Tableau

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
1 272 (14.00%) Apache Spark
2 195 (10.04%) SAS
3 25 (1.29%) Jupyter
4 20 (1.03%) ArcGIS
5 17 (0.87%) Apache
6 13 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (0.62%) Confluence
8 11 (0.57%) SharePoint
9 7 (0.36%) nginx
9 7 (0.36%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.31%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.26%) IPython
11 5 (0.26%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.26%) Tornado
12 3 (0.15%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.10%) R Markdown
13 2 (0.10%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.051%) CMS
14 1 (0.051%) GeoServer
14 1 (0.051%) Luigi
Applications
1 180 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 60 (3.09%) SPSS
3 55 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.72%) Stata
6 7 (0.36%) Gephi
7 4 (0.21%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.21%) GNU Octave
7 4 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.15%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.10%) EViews
9 2 (0.10%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.10%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.10%) Weka
10 1 (0.051%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 42 (2.16%) PolarLake
2 40 (2.06%) Eagle PACE
2 40 (2.06%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 3 (0.15%) Data Workbench
5 3 (0.15%) FastStats
6 2 (0.10%) RiskWrite
6 2 (0.10%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.051%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.051%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.051%) HFM
7 1 (0.051%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.051%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.051%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.051%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 576 (29.64%) AWS
2 324 (16.68%) Power Platform
3 231 (11.89%) Azure
4 168 (8.65%) Amazon S3
5 164 (8.44%) Amazon SQS
6 140 (7.21%) Serverless
7 139 (7.15%) AWS Lambda
8 107 (5.51%) GCP
9 87 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
10 84 (4.32%) Amazon ECS
11 82 (4.22%) OpenShift
12 60 (3.09%) AWS CloudFormation
13 59 (3.04%) Google Analytics
14 43 (2.21%) Azure Data Factory
15 30 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
16 27 (1.39%) AWS Fargate
16 27 (1.39%) SaaS
17 26 (1.34%) Azure Machine Learning
18 23 (1.18%) Amazon SageMaker
19 22 (1.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.29%) DNS
2 12 (0.62%) Diameter Protocol
3 8 (0.41%) Ethernet
3 8 (0.41%) HTTP
3 8 (0.41%) MPLS
3 8 (0.41%) SSL
3 8 (0.41%) VPN
4 5 (0.26%) DHCP
4 5 (0.26%) Internet
5 4 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (0.21%) Firewall
6 3 (0.15%) Wireless
7 2 (0.10%) Network Security
8 1 (0.051%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.051%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.051%) FTP
8 1 (0.051%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.051%) Skype
8 1 (0.051%) SMTP
8 1 (0.051%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 399 (20.54%) Big Data
2 324 (16.68%) Power BI
3 222 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
4 218 (11.22%) Hadoop
5 184 (9.47%) SQL Server
6 150 (7.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 145 (7.46%) NoSQL
8 139 (7.15%) Amazon RDS
9 132 (6.79%) Relational Database
10 130 (6.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 112 (5.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 105 (5.40%) Data Mining
13 104 (5.35%) Apache Hive
14 83 (4.27%) Amazon Redshift
15 80 (4.12%) Data Lake
16 75 (3.86%) QlikView
17 61 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
18 54 (2.78%) Impala
19 51 (2.62%) Amazon Athena
20 48 (2.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 151 (7.77%) RStudio
2 139 (7.15%) Git (software)
3 82 (4.22%) Artifactory
4 69 (3.55%) JIRA
5 60 (3.09%) Jenkins
6 42 (2.16%) Bitbucket
7 34 (1.75%) Bitbucket Server
7 34 (1.75%) git-flow
8 23 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (1.08%) GitLab
10 18 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 17 (0.87%) Vagrant
12 15 (0.77%) Visual Studio
13 13 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 12 (0.62%) GDB
14 12 (0.62%) Subversion
15 9 (0.46%) Cucumber
16 8 (0.41%) Selenium
17 5 (0.26%) HP UFT
18 4 (0.21%) Eclipse
General
1 801 (41.22%) Finance
2 363 (18.68%) Front Office
3 187 (9.62%) Marketing
4 154 (7.93%) Banking
5 108 (5.56%) Retail
6 49 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 35 (1.80%) Public Sector
8 33 (1.70%) Manufacturing
9 29 (1.49%) Games
9 29 (1.49%) Investment Banking
10 25 (1.29%) Back Office
11 23 (1.18%) Financial Institution
11 23 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
12 21 (1.08%) Advertising
12 21 (1.08%) Publishing
13 15 (0.77%) Electronics
14 12 (0.62%) Aerospace
14 12 (0.62%) Automotive
14 12 (0.62%) Law
15 11 (0.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 545 (28.05%) Developer
2 420 (21.62%) Data Scientist
3 352 (18.12%) Analyst
4 221 (11.37%) Java Developer
5 218 (11.22%) Data Analyst
6 198 (10.19%) Python Developer
7 196 (10.09%) Software Engineer
8 149 (7.67%) Senior Data Scientist
9 147 (7.57%) Senior Developer
10 126 (6.48%) Consultant
11 115 (5.92%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 108 (5.56%) AWS Developer
13 103 (5.30%) Data Engineer
14 101 (5.20%) Quantitative Developer
15 99 (5.10%) Java Software Developer
15 99 (5.10%) Python Engineer
16 90 (4.63%) Architect
17 81 (4.17%) Data Consultant
17 81 (4.17%) Java Engineer
17 81 (4.17%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 427 (21.98%) Web Services
2 195 (10.04%) J2EE
3 130 (6.69%) Natural Language Processing
4 125 (6.43%) .NET
5 100 (5.15%) NumPy
6 99 (5.10%) Pandas
7 82 (4.22%) SciPy
8 69 (3.55%) D3.js
9 66 (3.40%) J2SE
9 66 (3.40%) TensorFlow
10 64 (3.29%) HTML
11 57 (2.93%) scikit-learn
12 55 (2.83%) Kafka
13 43 (2.21%) Elastic Stack
14 38 (1.96%) Node.js
15 35 (1.80%) AngularJS
15 35 (1.80%) React
16 31 (1.60%) CSS
17 27 (1.39%) Lambda Expressions
18 23 (1.18%) MXNet
Miscellaneous
1 452 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
2 365 (18.79%) Fixed Income
3 331 (17.04%) Derivative
4 280 (14.41%) Algorithms
5 270 (13.90%) Equities
6 193 (9.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 132 (6.79%) Hedge funds
8 119 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
9 85 (4.37%) User Experience
10 72 (3.71%) Data Structures
11 71 (3.65%) Management Information System
12 70 (3.60%) Reference Data
13 56 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
14 48 (2.47%) Blog
15 39 (2.01%) Analytical Mindset
16 37 (1.90%) Credit Risk
16 37 (1.90%) Cyber Kill Chain
17 26 (1.34%) Social Media
18 23 (1.18%) Cloud Native
19 16 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 113 (5.82%) Linux
2 85 (4.37%) Windows
3 30 (1.54%) Unix
4 13 (0.67%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.21%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.10%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.051%) Android
8 1 (0.051%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.051%) CentOS
8 1 (0.051%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 840 (43.23%) Analytics
2 685 (35.25%) Data Science
3 652 (33.56%) Machine Learning
4 645 (33.20%) Agile Software Development
5 554 (28.51%) Software Engineering
6 508 (26.15%) Business Intelligence
7 438 (22.54%) Asset Management
8 423 (21.77%) Mathematics
9 412 (21.20%) Visualisation
10 321 (16.52%) Computer Science
11 271 (13.95%) Data Analytics
12 267 (13.74%) Data Analysis
13 255 (13.12%) Microservices
14 254 (13.07%) Artificial Intelligence
15 241 (12.40%) Data Visualisation
16 232 (11.94%) Statistics
17 217 (11.17%) Mentoring
18 215 (11.07%) Quantitative Analysis
19 204 (10.50%) ETL
20 172 (8.85%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1,691 (87.03%) Python
2 969 (49.87%) SQL
3 520 (26.76%) Java
4 308 (15.85%) C#
5 259 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 204 (10.50%) C++
7 195 (10.04%) MATLAB
8 141 (7.26%) Scala
9 132 (6.79%) C
10 93 (4.79%) VBA
11 63 (3.24%) T-SQL
12 50 (2.57%) Perl
13 44 (2.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 41 (2.11%) Bash Shell
15 24 (1.24%) PowerShell
16 22 (1.13%) Apex Code
17 15 (0.77%) Julia
18 14 (0.72%) Rust
18 14 (0.72%) VB
19 13 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 458 (23.57%) Degree
2 142 (7.31%) PhD
3 77 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 61 (3.14%) Numerate Degree
5 51 (2.62%) Master's Degree
6 34 (1.75%) Security Cleared
7 18 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 13 (0.67%) SC Cleared
9 12 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.46%) Postgraduate
11 6 (0.31%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.26%) CFA
12 5 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.10%) MCP
14 1 (0.051%) CCIE
14 1 (0.051%) CCNA
14 1 (0.051%) CCNP
14 1 (0.051%) MCSE
14 1 (0.051%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (3.71%) Data Quality
2 47 (2.42%) QA
3 19 (0.98%) Actionable Recommendations
4 15 (0.77%) IFRS
4 15 (0.77%) IFRS 9
5 14 (0.72%) GDPR
6 12 (0.62%) Basel II
7 10 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
7 10 (0.51%) EMIR
7 10 (0.51%) MiFID
8 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.051%) PMO
9 1 (0.051%) SLA
System Software
1 165 (8.49%) Docker
2 41 (2.11%) Apache Flume
3 21 (1.08%) HDFS
4 17 (0.87%) VirtualBox
5 14 (0.72%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.26%) vSphere
7 3 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.051%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 121 (6.23%) Kubernetes
2 101 (5.20%) Terraform
3 47 (2.42%) Oozie
4 28 (1.44%) Ansible
5 20 (1.03%) Docker Swarm
6 15 (0.77%) Kibana
7 7 (0.36%) Puppet
8 6 (0.31%) Control-M
9 5 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.26%) SCCM
9 5 (0.26%) SCOM
9 5 (0.26%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.21%) Icinga
10 4 (0.21%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.21%) SQL Sentry
11 2 (0.10%) logstash
12 1 (0.051%) Nessus
Vendors
1 269 (13.84%) Tableau
2 205 (10.55%) Microsoft
3 140 (7.21%) Google
4 53 (2.73%) Informatica
4 53 (2.73%) Oracle
5 51 (2.62%) MicroStrategy
6 47 (2.42%) Alteryx
7 43 (2.21%) Bloomberg
7 43 (2.21%) Splunk
8 40 (2.06%) Teradata
9 38 (1.96%) Databricks
10 35 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
11 34 (1.75%) Cloudera
12 27 (1.39%) SAP
13 25 (1.29%) Dataiku
14 22 (1.13%) Hortonworks
15 21 (1.08%) Reuters
15 21 (1.08%) WorldPay
16 19 (0.98%) Apple
17 17 (0.87%) IBM