Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK > England
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 220 270 283
Rank change year-on-year +50 +13 +75
Permanent jobs citing R 1,722 1,819 1,897
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.52% 1.30% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.81% 2.37% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,503 1,403 1,575
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,000 £33,000
90th Percentile £132,500 £101,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 61,321 76,911 92,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.19% 54.97% 55.90%
Number of salaries quoted 51,050 64,188 77,918
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +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 16 February 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 16 February 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 +69 1,199 £77,500 +14.81% 93
South East 0 184 £47,500 - 34
North of England -9 98 £47,000 -4.08% 20
Midlands +37 96 £40,000 -5.88% 18
South West +28 94 £50,000 -4.76% 7
West Midlands +55 81 £38,500 -9.41% 8
North West +6 64 £48,750 -7.14% 11
East of England +57 48 £45,591 -20.71% 11
Yorkshire +6 25 £36,250 -14.71% 9
East Midlands +9 15 £43,750 +26.81% 10
North East +7 10 £57,500 +35.29%
R
UK

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 1,568 (91.06%) Python
2 976 (56.68%) SQL
3 837 (48.61%) Analytics
4 673 (39.08%) Finance
5 590 (34.26%) Machine Learning
6 576 (33.45%) Data Science
7 571 (33.16%) Agile Software Development
8 498 (28.92%) AWS
9 457 (26.54%) Java
10 432 (25.09%) Business Intelligence
11 426 (24.74%) Software Engineering
12 400 (23.23%) Asset Management
13 393 (22.82%) Degree
14 370 (21.49%) Web Services
15 361 (20.96%) Data Analytics
16 357 (20.73%) Fixed Income
17 354 (20.56%) Front Office
18 348 (20.21%) Mathematics
19 342 (19.86%) Derivative
20 335 (19.45%) Analytical Skills
21 327 (18.99%) Visualisation
22 310 (18.00%) Big Data
23 309 (17.94%) Equities
24 294 (17.07%) Power BI
24 294 (17.07%) Power Platform
25 284 (16.49%) Computer Science
26 278 (16.14%) C#
27 277 (16.09%) JavaScript
28 276 (16.03%) Data Analysis
29 262 (15.21%) Microservices

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
1 186 (10.80%) Apache Spark
2 170 (9.87%) SAS
3 23 (1.34%) Jupyter
4 18 (1.05%) Apache
5 12 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (0.70%) OpenStack
6 10 (0.58%) Confluence
6 10 (0.58%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.41%) Apache Solr
7 7 (0.41%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.35%) IPython
9 5 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
9 5 (0.29%) ArcGIS
9 5 (0.29%) nginx
9 5 (0.29%) Tornado
10 2 (0.12%) Mendix
11 1 (0.058%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.058%) CMS
11 1 (0.058%) Luigi
11 1 (0.058%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 156 (9.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 53 (3.08%) SPSS
3 37 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.46%) Stata
6 4 (0.23%) Gephi
6 4 (0.23%) Notepad++
7 3 (0.17%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.17%) Weka
8 1 (0.058%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.058%) EViews
8 1 (0.058%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.058%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 78 (4.53%) PolarLake
2 76 (4.41%) Eagle PACE
2 76 (4.41%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.29%) RiskWrite
3 5 (0.29%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 4 (0.23%) FastStats
5 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.17%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.12%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.12%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 2 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.058%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.058%) Data Workbench
7 1 (0.058%) HFM
7 1 (0.058%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 498 (28.92%) AWS
2 294 (17.07%) Power Platform
3 259 (15.04%) Azure
4 142 (8.25%) GCP
5 117 (6.79%) Amazon S3
6 112 (6.50%) Amazon SQS
7 100 (5.81%) OpenShift
8 92 (5.34%) Serverless
9 88 (5.11%) AWS Lambda
10 69 (4.01%) Amazon EC2
11 68 (3.95%) Amazon ECS
12 45 (2.61%) AWS CloudFormation
13 39 (2.26%) Azure Data Factory
14 35 (2.03%) Google Analytics
15 28 (1.63%) Azure Machine Learning
16 27 (1.57%) AWS Fargate
17 26 (1.51%) SaaS
18 19 (1.10%) Amazon SageMaker
19 14 (0.81%) GitHub
20 12 (0.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.51%) DNS
2 12 (0.70%) Diameter Protocol
3 9 (0.52%) DHCP
4 8 (0.46%) Firewall
4 8 (0.46%) HTTP
5 5 (0.29%) Ethernet
5 5 (0.29%) MPLS
5 5 (0.29%) SSL
5 5 (0.29%) VPN
6 4 (0.23%) Internet
6 4 (0.23%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.17%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.17%) Skype
8 2 (0.12%) FIX Connectivity
8 2 (0.12%) Wireless
9 1 (0.058%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.058%) FTP
9 1 (0.058%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.058%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (18.00%) Big Data
2 294 (17.07%) Power BI
3 187 (10.86%) Hadoop
4 183 (10.63%) Data Warehouse
5 172 (9.99%) NoSQL
6 151 (8.77%) SQL Server
7 140 (8.13%) Relational Database
8 111 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 90 (5.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 86 (4.99%) Amazon RDS
11 81 (4.70%) Data Mining
12 76 (4.41%) Amazon Redshift
13 69 (4.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 66 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
15 65 (3.77%) Data Lake
16 60 (3.48%) QlikView
17 56 (3.25%) Amazon Athena
18 50 (2.90%) Apache Hive
19 43 (2.50%) MySQL
20 33 (1.92%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 111 (6.45%) RStudio
2 100 (5.81%) Artifactory
3 89 (5.17%) Git (software)
4 47 (2.73%) Jenkins
5 26 (1.51%) JIRA
6 23 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 21 (1.22%) GitLab
8 18 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (0.75%) Subversion
9 13 (0.75%) Vagrant
10 12 (0.70%) Bitbucket
10 12 (0.70%) GDB
11 7 (0.41%) Bitbucket Server
11 7 (0.41%) git-flow
11 7 (0.41%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.35%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.23%) Moq
13 4 (0.23%) NUnit
13 4 (0.23%) TeamCity
General
1 673 (39.08%) Finance
2 354 (20.56%) Front Office
3 167 (9.70%) Marketing
4 85 (4.94%) Banking
5 64 (3.72%) Retail
6 60 (3.48%) Back Office
7 31 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 30 (1.74%) Games
8 30 (1.74%) Telecoms
9 27 (1.57%) Advertising
10 24 (1.39%) Public Sector
11 22 (1.28%) Legal
12 19 (1.10%) Financial Institution
13 17 (0.99%) Manufacturing
14 16 (0.93%) Investment Banking
14 16 (0.93%) Publishing
15 11 (0.64%) Aerospace
16 10 (0.58%) Military
17 9 (0.52%) Automotive
17 9 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 423 (24.56%) Developer
2 342 (19.86%) Analyst
3 339 (19.69%) Data Scientist
4 198 (11.50%) Data Analyst
5 188 (10.92%) Python Developer
6 170 (9.87%) Java Developer
7 163 (9.47%) Software Engineer
8 133 (7.72%) Senior Data Scientist
9 128 (7.43%) Senior Developer
10 98 (5.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 97 (5.63%) Architect
12 91 (5.28%) Data Engineer
13 88 (5.11%) Quantitative Developer
14 87 (5.05%) Python Engineer
15 77 (4.47%) AWS Developer
16 76 (4.41%) Python Software Engineer
17 74 (4.30%) Junior
18 73 (4.24%) Graduate
19 72 (4.18%) Java Software Developer
20 69 (4.01%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 370 (21.49%) Web Services
2 161 (9.35%) .NET
3 123 (7.14%) Natural Language Processing
4 121 (7.03%) J2EE
5 77 (4.47%) Pandas
6 74 (4.30%) React
7 72 (4.18%) AngularJS
8 70 (4.07%) NumPy
9 62 (3.60%) Node.js
10 59 (3.43%) TensorFlow
11 54 (3.14%) HTML
12 53 (3.08%) scikit-learn
12 53 (3.08%) SciPy
13 41 (2.38%) J2SE
14 33 (1.92%) CSS
14 33 (1.92%) D3.js
15 27 (1.57%) Lambda Expressions
16 25 (1.45%) Kafka
16 25 (1.45%) REST
17 21 (1.22%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 357 (20.73%) Fixed Income
2 342 (19.86%) Derivative
3 335 (19.45%) Analytical Skills
4 309 (17.94%) Equities
5 241 (14.00%) Algorithms
6 210 (12.20%) Hedge funds
7 160 (9.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 151 (8.77%) Greenfield Project
9 107 (6.21%) Reference Data
10 81 (4.70%) Data Structures
11 77 (4.47%) Blog
12 76 (4.41%) User Experience
13 66 (3.83%) Management Information System
14 55 (3.19%) Public Cloud
14 55 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
15 53 (3.08%) Equity Derivative
16 36 (2.09%) Credit Risk
17 19 (1.10%) Cloud Native
18 17 (0.99%) Social Media
19 14 (0.81%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 72 (4.18%) Linux
2 71 (4.12%) Windows
3 21 (1.22%) Unix
4 12 (0.70%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.41%) VMS
5 7 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.29%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.23%) CentOS
8 2 (0.12%) Debian
8 2 (0.12%) Solaris
8 2 (0.12%) SUSE
8 2 (0.12%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.058%) Android
9 1 (0.058%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.058%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 837 (48.61%) Analytics
2 590 (34.26%) Machine Learning
3 576 (33.45%) Data Science
4 571 (33.16%) Agile Software Development
5 432 (25.09%) Business Intelligence
6 426 (24.74%) Software Engineering
7 400 (23.23%) Asset Management
8 361 (20.96%) Data Analytics
9 348 (20.21%) Mathematics
10 327 (18.99%) Visualisation
11 284 (16.49%) Computer Science
12 276 (16.03%) Data Analysis
13 262 (15.21%) Microservices
14 236 (13.70%) Artificial Intelligence
15 207 (12.02%) Mentoring
16 196 (11.38%) Data Visualisation
17 187 (10.86%) ETL
18 184 (10.69%) Decision-Making
19 179 (10.39%) Statistics
20 157 (9.12%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1,568 (91.06%) Python
2 976 (56.68%) SQL
3 457 (26.54%) Java
4 278 (16.14%) C#
5 277 (16.09%) JavaScript
6 225 (13.07%) C++
7 177 (10.28%) MATLAB
8 117 (6.79%) Scala
9 90 (5.23%) C
10 79 (4.59%) VBA
11 46 (2.67%) T-SQL
12 31 (1.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 28 (1.63%) Perl
14 24 (1.39%) Julia
15 23 (1.34%) Rust
16 21 (1.22%) PowerShell
17 19 (1.10%) PL/SQL
18 18 (1.05%) VB
19 17 (0.99%) Bash Shell
20 14 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 393 (22.82%) Degree
2 141 (8.19%) PhD
3 68 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 40 (2.32%) Master's Degree
4 40 (2.32%) Security Cleared
5 38 (2.21%) Numerate Degree
6 20 (1.16%) DV Cleared
6 20 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 16 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (0.70%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.46%) CFA
11 5 (0.29%) Postgraduate
12 3 (0.17%) CCNA
12 3 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.17%) CISSP
12 3 (0.17%) Linux+ Certification
12 3 (0.17%) MCSE
12 3 (0.17%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (0.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (3.72%) Data Quality
2 48 (2.79%) QA
3 20 (1.16%) Actionable Recommendations
4 12 (0.70%) GDPR
5 11 (0.64%) IFRS
5 11 (0.64%) IFRS 9
5 11 (0.64%) MiFID
6 10 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
6 10 (0.58%) EMIR
7 8 (0.46%) Basel II
8 2 (0.12%) GxP
8 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.058%) SLA
System Software
1 179 (10.39%) Docker
2 14 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.75%) HDFS
3 13 (0.75%) VirtualBox
4 10 (0.58%) Apache Flume
5 9 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 133 (7.72%) Kubernetes
2 70 (4.07%) Terraform
3 18 (1.05%) Ansible
4 16 (0.93%) Oozie
5 13 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
6 12 (0.70%) Kibana
7 9 (0.52%) SCCM
7 9 (0.52%) SCOM
7 9 (0.52%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.17%) Icinga
8 3 (0.17%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.12%) logstash
10 1 (0.058%) Puppet
Vendors
1 249 (14.46%) Tableau
2 152 (8.83%) Microsoft
3 97 (5.63%) Google
4 80 (4.65%) Bloomberg
5 60 (3.48%) Oracle
6 58 (3.37%) Reuters
7 46 (2.67%) Databricks
8 39 (2.26%) Alteryx
9 37 (2.15%) MicroStrategy
10 31 (1.80%) Informatica
11 28 (1.63%) Cloudera
12 22 (1.28%) Hortonworks
13 21 (1.22%) Dataiku
14 19 (1.10%) SAP
15 18 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
15 18 (1.05%) Talend
16 13 (0.75%) Apple
16 13 (0.75%) Cisco
16 13 (0.75%) IBM
16 13 (0.75%) Splunk