Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 250 249 221
Rank change year-on-year -1 -28 +59
Permanent jobs citing R 1,600 740 1,810
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.43% 1.29% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.68% 2.22% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 863 620 1,594
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £35,825
25th Percentile £45,000 £49,750 £46,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £77,250 £90,000 £95,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £112,750 £132,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% - +8.33%

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 59,780 33,370 62,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.28% 58.07% 54.20%
Number of salaries quoted 39,764 28,793 52,547
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -40 870 £67,500 -10.00% 58
South East +28 216 £50,000 -9.09% 12
North of England -48 171 £50,000 -9.09% 16
Midlands -15 125 £47,500 +26.67% 15
South West +16 100 £47,500 -9.52% 12
West Midlands -16 86 £55,000 +46.67% 9
North West -52 85 £55,000 -21.43% 10
East of England -29 78 £52,500 +2.44% 12
Yorkshire -57 62 £45,000 -10.00% 2
East Midlands -40 39 £41,000 +17.14% 6
North East -7 24 £48,750 -11.36% 4
R
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 1,206 (75.38%) Python
2 952 (59.50%) SQL
3 711 (44.44%) Analytics
4 602 (37.63%) Social Skills
5 565 (35.31%) Data Science
6 408 (25.50%) Power Platform
7 406 (25.38%) Analytical Skills
7 406 (25.38%) Power BI
8 401 (25.06%) Business Intelligence
9 396 (24.75%) Visualisation
10 387 (24.19%) Degree
11 375 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
12 348 (21.75%) AWS
13 336 (21.00%) Tableau
14 334 (20.88%) Finance
15 330 (20.63%) Machine Learning
16 326 (20.38%) Statistics
17 324 (20.25%) Azure
18 303 (18.94%) Mathematics
19 272 (17.00%) Data Analysis
20 259 (16.19%) Software Engineering
21 245 (15.31%) Data Visualisation
21 245 (15.31%) Problem-Solving
22 230 (14.38%) Artificial Intelligence
23 227 (14.19%) Data Management
24 226 (14.13%) ETL
25 224 (14.00%) Computer Science
26 221 (13.81%) Data Modelling
27 213 (13.31%) Microsoft Excel
27 213 (13.31%) Microsoft

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
1 207 (12.94%) SAS
2 180 (11.25%) Apache Spark
3 36 (2.25%) Apache
4 32 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
5 28 (1.75%) Apache Airflow
6 19 (1.19%) Mendix
6 19 (1.19%) Tomcat
7 17 (1.06%) JBoss
7 17 (1.06%) Luigi
7 17 (1.06%) WebLogic
8 16 (1.00%) Jupyter
9 12 (0.75%) SharePoint
10 11 (0.69%) ArcGIS
11 9 (0.56%) CMS
11 9 (0.56%) Confluence
12 8 (0.50%) Tornado
13 6 (0.38%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.31%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.25%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.19%) GeoServer
Applications
1 213 (13.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 79 (4.94%) SPSS
3 47 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 40 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (0.81%) Stata
6 9 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.50%) Chatbot
8 7 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.31%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.19%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.13%) FileZilla
12 1 (0.063%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.063%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.063%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.063%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (0.25%) NetSuite
1 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.13%) IBM Planning Analytics
3 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.13%) Unica
4 1 (0.063%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.063%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 408 (25.50%) Power Platform
2 348 (21.75%) AWS
3 324 (20.25%) Azure
4 134 (8.38%) GCP
5 69 (4.31%) Snowflake
6 64 (4.00%) Azure Data Factory
7 63 (3.94%) Google Analytics
8 62 (3.88%) Serverless
9 60 (3.75%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 60 (3.75%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 56 (3.50%) GitHub
11 51 (3.19%) PaaS
12 39 (2.44%) Amazon S3
13 32 (2.00%) Adobe Analytics
13 32 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
14 29 (1.81%) AWS Lambda
14 29 (1.81%) Azure Machine Learning
15 26 (1.63%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 24 (1.50%) Google Tag Manager
17 23 (1.44%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.19%) Internet
2 27 (1.69%) Firewall
3 21 (1.31%) TCP/IP
4 20 (1.25%) DNS
5 17 (1.06%) HTTP
6 13 (0.81%) SSH
7 9 (0.56%) Broadband
8 7 (0.44%) Kerberos
8 7 (0.44%) Network Security
9 6 (0.38%) ATM
9 6 (0.38%) Intranet
10 5 (0.31%) LTE
10 5 (0.31%) Modbus
11 4 (0.25%) SSL
11 4 (0.25%) VoIP
12 3 (0.19%) VPN
13 2 (0.13%) Cisco Firepower
13 2 (0.13%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (0.13%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (0.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 406 (25.38%) Power BI
2 336 (21.00%) Tableau
3 199 (12.44%) Data Warehouse
4 174 (10.88%) Big Data
5 171 (10.69%) SQL Server
6 146 (9.13%) Hadoop
7 117 (7.31%) Relational Database
8 106 (6.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 105 (6.56%) NoSQL
10 102 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
11 87 (5.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 69 (4.31%) MySQL
13 59 (3.69%) Apache Hive
14 57 (3.56%) Data Mining
14 57 (3.56%) QlikView
15 51 (3.19%) BigQuery
16 49 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 47 (2.94%) Data Lake
18 46 (2.88%) MongoDB
19 44 (2.75%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 99 (6.19%) Git (software)
2 59 (3.69%) Jenkins
3 34 (2.13%) Visual Studio
4 32 (2.00%) JIRA
5 25 (1.56%) RStudio
5 25 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 22 (1.38%) Bitbucket
7 20 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (0.75%) JMeter
8 12 (0.75%) LoadRunner
8 12 (0.75%) NeoLoad
9 11 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (0.50%) Maven
11 8 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (0.44%) git-flow
12 7 (0.44%) Vagrant
13 6 (0.38%) Moq
13 6 (0.38%) MSTest
13 6 (0.38%) PyCharm
General
1 602 (37.63%) Social Skills
2 406 (25.38%) Analytical Skills
3 334 (20.88%) Finance
4 188 (11.75%) Marketing
5 98 (6.13%) Retail
6 94 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 70 (4.38%) Advertising
8 68 (4.25%) Banking
9 61 (3.81%) Presentation Skills
10 57 (3.56%) Games
11 56 (3.50%) Legal
12 47 (2.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 42 (2.63%) Law
14 31 (1.94%) Telecoms
15 28 (1.75%) Public Sector
16 23 (1.44%) Publishing
17 20 (1.25%) Front Office
18 15 (0.94%) Influencing Skills
18 15 (0.94%) Manufacturing
19 11 (0.69%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 408 (25.50%) Analyst
2 254 (15.88%) Data Scientist
3 244 (15.25%) Developer
4 182 (11.38%) Data Analyst
5 167 (10.44%) Data Engineer
6 101 (6.31%) Senior Data Scientist
7 97 (6.06%) Salesforce Developer
8 80 (5.00%) Programmer
9 77 (4.81%) Software Engineer
10 75 (4.69%) Data Manager
11 74 (4.63%) Lead Developer
12 69 (4.31%) Consultant
13 68 (4.25%) Senior Analyst
14 44 (2.75%) DevOps Engineer
15 42 (2.63%) Software Developer
16 38 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 33 (2.06%) Architect
18 31 (1.94%) Insight Analyst
19 30 (1.88%) Customer Analyst
19 30 (1.88%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (6.44%) .NET
2 82 (5.13%) TensorFlow
3 63 (3.94%) PyTorch
4 62 (3.88%) scikit-learn
5 58 (3.63%) Pandas
6 43 (2.69%) NumPy
7 42 (2.63%) HTML
7 42 (2.63%) Kafka
8 41 (2.56%) CSS
9 40 (2.50%) OLE
9 40 (2.50%) PySpark
10 39 (2.44%) Caffe
11 38 (2.38%) React
12 37 (2.31%) Node.js
13 36 (2.25%) MDX
14 34 (2.13%) REST
15 28 (1.75%) Shiny
16 27 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
17 26 (1.63%) XML
18 24 (1.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 149 (9.31%) Algorithms
2 60 (3.75%) Management Information System
3 43 (2.69%) Life Science
4 38 (2.38%) User Experience
5 37 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
6 35 (2.19%) Cloud Native
6 35 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 35 (2.19%) Social Media
7 33 (2.06%) Hedge funds
8 29 (1.81%) Data Protection Act
9 27 (1.69%) Credit Risk
9 27 (1.69%) Equities
10 23 (1.44%) Fixed Income
10 23 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
11 21 (1.31%) Blog
11 21 (1.31%) Reinsurance
12 20 (1.25%) Mobile App
13 19 (1.19%) Legacy Systems
14 16 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
15 14 (0.88%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 81 (5.06%) Linux
2 70 (4.38%) Unix
3 14 (0.88%) Windows
4 9 (0.56%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.25%) CentOS
5 4 (0.25%) Debian
5 4 (0.25%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.13%) VMS
6 2 (0.13%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.063%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 711 (44.44%) Analytics
2 565 (35.31%) Data Science
3 401 (25.06%) Business Intelligence
4 396 (24.75%) Visualisation
5 375 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
6 330 (20.63%) Machine Learning
7 326 (20.38%) Statistics
8 303 (18.94%) Mathematics
9 272 (17.00%) Data Analysis
10 259 (16.19%) Software Engineering
11 245 (15.31%) Data Visualisation
11 245 (15.31%) Problem-Solving
12 230 (14.38%) Artificial Intelligence
13 227 (14.19%) Data Management
14 226 (14.13%) ETL
15 224 (14.00%) Computer Science
16 221 (13.81%) Data Modelling
17 199 (12.44%) Data Analytics
18 186 (11.63%) DevOps
19 182 (11.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,206 (75.38%) Python
2 952 (59.50%) SQL
3 208 (13.00%) Java
4 170 (10.63%) MATLAB
5 158 (9.88%) C#
6 157 (9.81%) Scala
7 147 (9.19%) JavaScript
8 143 (8.94%) C++
9 124 (7.75%) C
10 97 (6.06%) Perl
11 63 (3.94%) Ruby
12 60 (3.75%) Apex Code
13 57 (3.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 56 (3.50%) Bash
15 51 (3.19%) PHP
16 48 (3.00%) VB.NET
17 45 (2.81%) Dart
17 45 (2.81%) Kotlin
18 42 (2.63%) Objective-C
19 41 (2.56%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 387 (24.19%) Degree
2 94 (5.88%) PhD
3 70 (4.38%) Master's Degree
4 58 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 53 (3.31%) Numerate Degree
6 52 (3.25%) Security Cleared
7 27 (1.69%) SC Cleared
8 11 (0.69%) MCT
8 11 (0.69%) Tableau Certification
9 9 (0.56%) Analytics IQ
10 6 (0.38%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.25%) CBAP
12 4 (0.25%) IIBA
12 4 (0.25%) ISEB
13 3 (0.19%) MCSA
14 2 (0.13%) CEH
14 2 (0.13%) CISSP
14 2 (0.13%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.13%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (6.75%) Data Quality
2 75 (4.69%) GDPR
3 67 (4.19%) QA
4 16 (1.00%) Good Clinical Practice
5 15 (0.94%) CDISC
5 15 (0.94%) EMIR
6 10 (0.63%) SLA
7 7 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
7 7 (0.44%) MiFID
8 5 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
9 4 (0.25%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.25%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.13%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.13%) HL7
10 2 (0.13%) IEC 62304
10 2 (0.13%) IFRS
10 2 (0.13%) IFRS 9
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 13485
10 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 135 (8.44%) Docker
2 11 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 7 (0.44%) HDFS
3 7 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (0.44%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.25%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.13%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.13%) Samba
5 2 (0.13%) Varnish
5 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.063%) etcd
Systems Management
1 85 (5.31%) Kubernetes
2 38 (2.38%) Terraform
3 30 (1.88%) Ansible
3 30 (1.88%) Puppet
4 28 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (1.06%) Grafana
6 10 (0.63%) Kubeflow
7 9 (0.56%) Matomo
8 7 (0.44%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (0.38%) Cisco IPCC
10 5 (0.31%) Mesos
11 4 (0.25%) Packer
12 2 (0.13%) Ambari
12 2 (0.13%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.13%) Salt
12 2 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.13%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 1 (0.063%) Consul
Vendors
1 213 (13.31%) Microsoft
2 132 (8.25%) Google
3 111 (6.94%) Salesforce.com
4 90 (5.63%) Databricks
5 78 (4.88%) Oracle
6 46 (2.88%) Adobe
7 42 (2.63%) Alteryx
8 38 (2.38%) Facebook
9 37 (2.31%) Cognos
10 20 (1.25%) Informatica
11 18 (1.13%) Instagram
11 18 (1.13%) SAP
11 18 (1.13%) Talend
12 17 (1.06%) Checkmarx
13 16 (1.00%) ServiceNow
14 14 (0.88%) Bloomberg
15 13 (0.81%) Dynatrace
16 12 (0.75%) AppDynamics
16 12 (0.75%) Micro Focus
16 12 (0.75%) New Relic