Period
to 23 September 2020

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 23 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 211 229 300
Rank change year-on-year +18 +71 -2
Permanent jobs citing R 750 1,969 1,747
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.65% 1.52% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.79% 2.84% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 726 1,673 1,454
Median annual salary £70,000 £61,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.82% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £142,500 £112,500 £97,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -

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 26,857 69,225 86,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 59.04% 53.51% 55.89%
Number of salaries quoted 22,732 57,070 72,110
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,275 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 23 September 2020.

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 23 September 2020. 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 +10 490 £90,000 +24.14% 46
North of England +141 89 £55,000 - 16
South East +87 67 £47,500 +18.75% 8
North West +87 56 £70,000 +21.74% 6
South West +27 47 £51,250 +2.50% 5
Midlands +87 34 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Yorkshire +144 28 £47,500 +5.56% 10
West Midlands +64 26 £55,000 +46.67% 4
East of England +81 14 £50,000 - 7
East Midlands +77 6 £33,500 -33.00% 2
North East +25 5 £52,500 +23.53%
R
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2020, 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.

1 692 (92.27%) Python
2 367 (48.93%) SQL
3 324 (43.20%) Finance
4 312 (41.60%) Analytics
5 257 (34.27%) Data Science
6 240 (32.00%) Azure
7 238 (31.73%) AWS
8 216 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
9 208 (27.73%) Machine Learning
10 196 (26.13%) Java
11 179 (23.87%) Fixed Income
12 178 (23.73%) Hedge funds
13 166 (22.13%) Big Data
14 162 (21.60%) Asset Management
15 157 (20.93%) Front Office
16 154 (20.53%) Web Services
17 143 (19.07%) GCP
18 140 (18.67%) Analytical Skills
19 137 (18.27%) Migration
20 131 (17.47%) Degree
21 125 (16.67%) Mathematics
22 123 (16.40%) Derivative
23 113 (15.07%) Business Intelligence
24 110 (14.67%) Equities
24 110 (14.67%) Algorithms
25 109 (14.53%) Scrum
26 106 (14.13%) Bloomberg
26 106 (14.13%) Investment Management
27 104 (13.87%) Computer Science
28 103 (13.73%) Apache Spark

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
1 103 (13.73%) Apache Spark
2 65 (8.67%) SAS
3 31 (4.13%) Apache
4 11 (1.47%) Apache Airflow
5 9 (1.20%) Jupyter
5 9 (1.20%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.07%) Confluence
6 8 (1.07%) IBM Domino
7 5 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.27%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.13%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.13%) Tornado
Applications
1 57 (7.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.73%) SPSS
3 10 (1.33%) Stata
4 5 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.27%) EViews
7 2 (0.27%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.13%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.13%) Weka
Business Applications
1 71 (9.47%) Markit EDM
1 71 (9.47%) PolarLake
2 70 (9.33%) Eagle PACE
3 4 (0.53%) FINCAD Analytics
4 3 (0.40%) Actimize
4 3 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.40%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 240 (32.00%) Azure
2 238 (31.73%) AWS
3 143 (19.07%) GCP
4 88 (11.73%) Power Platform
5 36 (4.80%) SaaS
6 26 (3.47%) PaaS
7 25 (3.33%) IaaS
8 18 (2.40%) OpenShift
9 13 (1.73%) Amazon S3
10 11 (1.47%) Amazon EMR
11 8 (1.07%) Amazon Kinesis
11 8 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (1.07%) Azure Machine Learning
12 7 (0.93%) Google Analytics
13 6 (0.80%) Serverless
14 5 (0.67%) Azure Data Factory
14 5 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.53%) GitHub
16 3 (0.40%) AdWords
16 3 (0.40%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.27%) Skype
2 8 (1.07%) Kerberos
3 6 (0.80%) DSL
4 4 (0.53%) FIX Connectivity
5 3 (0.40%) Internet
6 2 (0.27%) Firewall
6 2 (0.27%) Multicast
6 2 (0.27%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.13%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (22.13%) Big Data
2 92 (12.27%) Hadoop
3 91 (12.13%) Data Lake
4 87 (11.60%) Power BI
5 73 (9.73%) SQL Server
6 71 (9.47%) NoSQL
7 62 (8.27%) Data Warehouse
8 37 (4.93%) Data Mining
9 36 (4.80%) Apache Hive
9 36 (4.80%) Relational Database
10 35 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 31 (4.13%) HDInsight
12 30 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 27 (3.60%) MongoDB
13 27 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 22 (2.93%) BigQuery
15 16 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (1.73%) MySQL
17 11 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
17 11 (1.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 54 (7.20%) Git (software)
2 35 (4.67%) Jenkins
3 25 (3.33%) Artifactory
4 14 (1.87%) RStudio
5 13 (1.73%) Bitbucket
6 9 (1.20%) Cucumber
6 9 (1.20%) JIRA
6 9 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (1.20%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.27%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.27%) Flyway
9 2 (0.27%) Liquibase
9 2 (0.27%) PyCharm
9 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio Code
10 1 (0.13%) ER Studio
10 1 (0.13%) GitLab
10 1 (0.13%) Hudson
10 1 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 324 (43.20%) Finance
2 157 (20.93%) Front Office
3 70 (9.33%) Back Office
4 39 (5.20%) Marketing
5 28 (3.73%) Banking
6 16 (2.13%) Advertising
7 12 (1.60%) Retail
8 9 (1.20%) Publishing
9 8 (1.07%) Games
10 7 (0.93%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.80%) Legal
12 4 (0.53%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.53%) Public Sector
13 3 (0.40%) Billing
13 3 (0.40%) Law
13 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.27%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.27%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.27%) iGaming
15 1 (0.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 143 (19.07%) Analyst
1 143 (19.07%) Data Scientist
2 117 (15.60%) Developer
3 98 (13.07%) Data Engineer
4 82 (10.93%) Business Analyst
5 79 (10.53%) Financial Analyst
6 73 (9.73%) Finance Business Analyst
7 59 (7.87%) Architect
7 59 (7.87%) Python Developer
8 45 (6.00%) Finance Manager
8 45 (6.00%) Senior Data Scientist
8 45 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
9 37 (4.93%) Data Business Analyst
10 36 (4.80%) Reference Data Analyst
10 36 (4.80%) Reference Data Business Analyst
11 35 (4.67%) Python Engineer
12 34 (4.53%) Software Engineer
13 33 (4.40%) Data Analyst
14 31 (4.13%) Cloud Architect
15 30 (4.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (20.53%) Web Services
2 81 (10.80%) .NET
3 62 (8.27%) AngularJS
4 54 (7.20%) React
5 47 (6.27%) Shiny
6 43 (5.73%) Natural Language Processing
7 38 (5.07%) Node.js
8 37 (4.93%) TensorFlow
9 31 (4.13%) Kafka
10 28 (3.73%) NumPy
11 25 (3.33%) Pandas
12 23 (3.07%) Vue.js
13 17 (2.27%) Keras
14 16 (2.13%) PyTorch
15 14 (1.87%) PySpark
15 14 (1.87%) scikit-learn
16 13 (1.73%) HTML
16 13 (1.73%) Spring
16 13 (1.73%) XML
17 12 (1.60%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 179 (23.87%) Fixed Income
2 178 (23.73%) Hedge funds
3 140 (18.67%) Analytical Skills
4 123 (16.40%) Derivative
5 110 (14.67%) Algorithms
5 110 (14.67%) Equities
6 74 (9.87%) Reference Data
7 60 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
8 39 (5.20%) Credit Derivative
9 31 (4.13%) OTC Derivatives
10 24 (3.20%) Blog
11 23 (3.07%) Data Structures
12 19 (2.53%) User Experience
13 18 (2.40%) Equity Derivative
13 18 (2.40%) Public Cloud
14 15 (2.00%) Management Information System
15 12 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 12 (1.60%) Market Risk
16 7 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
16 7 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 54 (7.20%) Linux
2 43 (5.73%) Windows
3 39 (5.20%) Unix
4 13 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.53%) CentOS
5 4 (0.53%) Solaris
5 4 (0.53%) SUSE
5 4 (0.53%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.53%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.40%) Android
6 3 (0.40%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.40%) Debian
7 2 (0.27%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (41.60%) Analytics
2 257 (34.27%) Data Science
3 216 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
4 208 (27.73%) Machine Learning
5 162 (21.60%) Asset Management
6 137 (18.27%) Migration
7 125 (16.67%) Mathematics
8 113 (15.07%) Business Intelligence
9 109 (14.53%) Scrum
10 106 (14.13%) Investment Management
11 104 (13.87%) Computer Science
12 101 (13.47%) Statistics
13 99 (13.20%) Data Management
14 98 (13.07%) Software Engineering
15 91 (12.13%) Visualisation
16 89 (11.87%) Wealth Management
17 88 (11.73%) Data Analytics
18 86 (11.47%) Artificial Intelligence
19 81 (10.80%) Data Modelling
20 75 (10.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 692 (92.27%) Python
2 367 (48.93%) SQL
3 196 (26.13%) Java
4 98 (13.07%) C#
5 94 (12.53%) C++
6 89 (11.87%) MATLAB
7 81 (10.80%) JavaScript
8 62 (8.27%) C
9 56 (7.47%) Scala
10 46 (6.13%) VBA
11 23 (3.07%) Perl
12 18 (2.40%) Julia
12 18 (2.40%) PowerShell
12 18 (2.40%) T-SQL
13 16 (2.13%) Bash Shell
14 14 (1.87%) Go
15 10 (1.33%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.93%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.80%) Groovy
18 5 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 131 (17.47%) Degree
2 43 (5.73%) PhD
3 38 (5.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (2.40%) Security Cleared
5 16 (2.13%) Master's Degree
5 16 (2.13%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (1.47%) DV Cleared
7 9 (1.20%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.53%) CISSP
9 3 (0.40%) CISM
9 3 (0.40%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.27%) CISA
11 1 (0.13%) CRISC
11 1 (0.13%) HND
11 1 (0.13%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.40%) Data Quality
2 17 (2.27%) NIST
3 13 (1.73%) QA
4 12 (1.60%) GDPR
5 7 (0.93%) MiFID
6 6 (0.80%) SLA
7 3 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.40%) EMIR
8 2 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.13%) IFRS
9 1 (0.13%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 61 (8.13%) Docker
2 8 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.80%) Samba
4 5 (0.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 46 (6.13%) Kubernetes
2 25 (3.33%) Terraform
3 10 (1.33%) Ambari
3 10 (1.33%) Hadoop YARN
4 9 (1.20%) Ansible
5 8 (1.07%) Puppet
5 8 (1.07%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 2 (0.27%) Control-M
6 2 (0.27%) Kibana
7 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 106 (14.13%) Bloomberg
2 93 (12.40%) Microsoft
3 90 (12.00%) Tableau
4 65 (8.67%) Databricks
4 65 (8.67%) Google
5 40 (5.33%) Sparx
6 19 (2.53%) Oracle
7 18 (2.40%) Cloudera
8 17 (2.27%) Teradata
9 16 (2.13%) Informatica
10 14 (1.87%) Hortonworks
10 14 (1.87%) Splunk
11 13 (1.73%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.07%) VMware
13 7 (0.93%) Talend
14 6 (0.80%) Netezza
14 6 (0.80%) SAP
15 5 (0.67%) Cognos
15 5 (0.67%) Reuters
15 5 (0.67%) Sybase