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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 285 368 436
Rank change year-on-year +83 +68  
Permanent jobs citing R 952 738 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.13% 0.81% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.02% 1.52% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 720 628 531
Median salary £59,700 £57,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.73% +3.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  

R is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 47186 48409 53816
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 56.12% 53.10% 51.77%
Number of salaries quoted 39882 42440 46340
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing R as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +70 603 £65,000 +8.33% 58
South East +40 88 £45,000 -18.18% 7
East of England +45 68 £60,000 +50.00% 12
North West -2 58 £60,000 +50.00% 2
East Midlands +44 38 £32,500 -18.75% 3
West Midlands +23 33 £45,000 +5.88% 1
South West -47 29 £60,000 +11.11% 7
Yorkshire -13 18 £50,000 +25.00% 5
North East +18 11 £35,000 -46.15% 2
Midlands - 3 £85,000 - 4
R
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for R.

1 1234 (68.63%) Python
2 985 (54.78%) Analytics
3 974 (54.17%) SQL
4 667 (37.10%) Machine Learning
5 629 (34.98%) Degree
6 606 (33.70%) Big Data
7 556 (30.92%) Analytical Skills
8 525 (29.20%) Finance
9 495 (27.53%) Mathematics
10 466 (25.92%) SAS
11 464 (25.81%) Hadoop
12 439 (24.42%) Visualisation
13 426 (23.69%) Java
14 417 (23.19%) Business Intelligence
15 387 (21.52%) Computer Science
16 378 (21.02%) Tableau
17 373 (20.75%) Statistics
18 348 (19.35%) Algorithms
19 347 (19.30%) MATLAB
20 317 (17.63%) PhD
20 317 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
21 313 (17.41%) Apache Spark
22 299 (16.63%) Data Visualisation
23 272 (15.13%) Data Analytics
24 270 (15.02%) Data Analysis
25 268 (14.91%) Marketing
26 255 (14.18%) Retail
27 254 (14.13%) SQL Server
28 230 (12.79%) ETL
29 227 (12.63%) 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
1 466 (25.92%) SAS
2 313 (17.41%) Apache Spark
3 67 (3.73%) Apache
4 58 (3.23%) Apache Pig
5 36 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (0.56%) nginx
7 8 (0.44%) Apache Solr
7 8 (0.44%) JBoss
7 8 (0.44%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
8 7 (0.39%) ArcGIS
8 7 (0.39%) Confluence
8 7 (0.39%) Luigi
8 7 (0.39%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.33%) CMS
10 4 (0.22%) Ethereum
10 4 (0.22%) Hyperledger
10 4 (0.22%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.22%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.11%) uWSGI
Applications
1 183 (10.18%) SPSS
2 159 (8.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 44 (2.45%) Stata
4 33 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
5 24 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 17 (0.95%) EViews
7 12 (0.67%) SPSS Modeler
8 8 (0.44%) Simulink
9 6 (0.33%) GNU Octave
10 5 (0.28%) MS Visio
10 5 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.22%) Gephi
12 3 (0.17%) S-PLUS
13 2 (0.11%) Mathcad
14 1 (0.056%) LaTeX
14 1 (0.056%) Weka
Business Applications
1 27 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 26 (1.45%) Adobe Campaign
3 21 (1.17%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 5 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.28%) Unica
5 4 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.22%) Eloqua
5 4 (0.22%) FastStats
5 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.17%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.11%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.11%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.056%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 138 (7.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 126 (7.01%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (3.84%) Google Analytics
4 67 (3.73%) Azure Machine Learning
5 44 (2.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 27 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (1.06%) GitHub
8 15 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (0.78%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
11 11 (0.61%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 11 (0.61%) SaaS
12 10 (0.56%) Google Tag Manager
13 6 (0.33%) IaaS
14 3 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
14 3 (0.17%) FinancialForce.com
14 3 (0.17%) Force.com
14 3 (0.17%) PaaS
14 3 (0.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 2 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 13 (0.72%) Wireless
2 12 (0.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 9 (0.50%) LAN
3 9 (0.50%) WAN
4 7 (0.39%) Internet
5 6 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (0.33%) FlexRay
5 6 (0.33%) HTTP
5 6 (0.33%) VPN
5 6 (0.33%) Wireless Security
6 4 (0.22%) FTP
6 4 (0.22%) MVNO
7 3 (0.17%) LDAP
7 3 (0.17%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.11%) Skype
8 2 (0.11%) SSL
8 2 (0.11%) Symposium
9 1 (0.056%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.056%) MQTT
9 1 (0.056%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 606 (33.70%) Big Data
2 464 (25.81%) Hadoop
3 254 (14.13%) SQL Server
4 214 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
5 194 (10.79%) QlikView
6 177 (9.84%) Data Mining
7 163 (9.07%) Power BI
8 157 (8.73%) NoSQL
9 143 (7.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 131 (7.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 127 (7.06%) Relational Database
12 106 (5.90%) MongoDB
13 105 (5.84%) Apache Hive
14 83 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 71 (3.95%) Spotfire
16 64 (3.56%) Apache Cassandra
17 46 (2.56%) MySQL
17 46 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
18 45 (2.50%) RDBMS
19 44 (2.45%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 40 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 33 (1.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 32 (1.78%) JIRA
4 30 (1.67%) RStudio
5 23 (1.28%) Visual Studio
6 22 (1.22%) Subversion
7 18 (1.00%) Talend Open Studio
8 17 (0.95%) Jenkins
9 7 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (0.33%) Travis CI
11 5 (0.28%) Vagrant
11 5 (0.28%) Yeoman
12 4 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.22%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.11%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
13 2 (0.11%) ReSharper
13 2 (0.11%) Selenium
General
1 525 (29.20%) Finance
2 268 (14.91%) Marketing
3 255 (14.18%) Retail
4 217 (12.07%) Banking
5 138 (7.68%) Investment Banking
6 134 (7.45%) Retail Banking
7 74 (4.12%) Telecoms
8 68 (3.78%) Front Office
9 49 (2.73%) Games
10 42 (2.34%) Electronics
11 41 (2.28%) Financial Institution
11 41 (2.28%) Manufacturing
12 28 (1.56%) Advertising
13 17 (0.95%) French Language
14 15 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.72%) Aerospace
16 12 (0.67%) Automotive
16 12 (0.67%) Legal
17 7 (0.39%) Law
18 5 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 536 (29.81%) Data Scientist
2 382 (21.25%) Analyst
3 292 (16.24%) Developer
4 135 (7.51%) Data Analyst
5 125 (6.95%) Senior Data Scientist
6 114 (6.34%) Consultant
7 86 (4.78%) Analytics Manager
8 73 (4.06%) Data Engineer
9 72 (4.00%) Data Manager
10 66 (3.67%) Architect
11 65 (3.62%) Data Consultant
12 63 (3.50%) Analytics Consultant
13 61 (3.39%) Software Engineer
14 55 (3.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 55 (3.06%) Data Analytics Manager
15 52 (2.89%) Machine Learning Scientist
16 50 (2.78%) Insight Analyst
16 50 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
16 50 (2.78%) SQL Analyst
17 48 (2.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (8.40%) .NET
2 91 (5.06%) HTML
3 90 (5.01%) Natural Language Processing
4 74 (4.12%) CSS
5 57 (3.17%) Kafka
6 53 (2.95%) Web Services
7 44 (2.45%) D3.js
8 39 (2.17%) AngularJS
8 39 (2.17%) NumPy
9 36 (2.00%) ASP.NET
10 30 (1.67%) Pandas
11 26 (1.45%) REST
12 25 (1.39%) SciPy
12 25 (1.39%) TensorFlow
13 23 (1.28%) JSON
14 18 (1.00%) Django
15 17 (0.95%) LAMP
15 17 (0.95%) XSLT
16 16 (0.89%) Node.js
16 16 (0.89%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 556 (30.92%) Analytical Skills
2 387 (21.52%) Computer Science
3 348 (19.35%) Algorithms
4 69 (3.84%) Management Information System
5 56 (3.11%) Credit Risk
6 48 (2.67%) Fintech
7 42 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
8 40 (2.22%) Data Structures
9 36 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 32 (1.78%) Derivative
11 27 (1.50%) User Experience
12 25 (1.39%) Hedge funds
13 23 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
14 22 (1.22%) Equities
15 18 (1.00%) Equity Derivative
15 18 (1.00%) Fixed Income
15 18 (1.00%) Market Risk
16 12 (0.67%) Mainframe
16 12 (0.67%) Mobile App
17 11 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 126 (7.01%) Linux
2 64 (3.56%) Unix
3 37 (2.06%) Windows
4 6 (0.33%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.28%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.17%) Android
8 2 (0.11%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.11%) Solaris
9 1 (0.056%) MVS
9 1 (0.056%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 985 (54.78%) Analytics
2 667 (37.10%) Machine Learning
3 495 (27.53%) Mathematics
4 439 (24.42%) Visualisation
5 417 (23.19%) Business Intelligence
6 373 (20.75%) Statistics
7 317 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
8 299 (16.63%) Data Visualisation
9 272 (15.13%) Data Analytics
10 270 (15.02%) Data Analysis
11 230 (12.79%) ETL
12 179 (9.96%) Data Modelling
12 179 (9.96%) Statistical Modelling
13 165 (9.18%) Asset Management
13 165 (9.18%) Physics
14 159 (8.84%) Statistical Analysis
15 148 (8.23%) Predictive Analytics
16 144 (8.01%) Predictive Modelling
16 144 (8.01%) Software Engineering
17 127 (7.06%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1234 (68.63%) Python
2 974 (54.17%) SQL
3 426 (23.69%) Java
4 347 (19.30%) MATLAB
5 214 (11.90%) Scala
6 205 (11.40%) C++
7 198 (11.01%) C#
8 108 (6.01%) JavaScript
9 107 (5.95%) T-SQL
10 91 (5.06%) VBA
11 82 (4.56%) C
12 62 (3.45%) Perl
13 36 (2.00%) Ruby
14 33 (1.84%) PowerShell
15 30 (1.67%) Julia
15 30 (1.67%) PHP
15 30 (1.67%) VB.NET
16 25 (1.39%) PL/SQL
17 18 (1.00%) Bash Shell
18 15 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 629 (34.98%) Degree
2 317 (17.63%) PhD
3 144 (8.01%) Numerate Degree
4 108 (6.01%) Master's Degree
5 101 (5.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 43 (2.39%) Security Cleared
7 14 (0.78%) Postgraduate
8 12 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (0.67%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.33%) CCDP
9 6 (0.33%) CCNP
10 4 (0.22%) CBAP
10 4 (0.22%) IIBA
10 4 (0.22%) MCP
10 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.17%) CFA
12 2 (0.11%) ISEB
12 2 (0.11%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.11%) SAS Certification
12 2 (0.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (4.45%) Data Quality
2 39 (2.17%) QA
3 9 (0.50%) MiFID
4 7 (0.39%) EMIR
4 7 (0.39%) IFRS
5 6 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
5 6 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (0.33%) IFRS 9
5 6 (0.33%) ISO 26262
6 3 (0.17%) Basel III
7 2 (0.11%) GCP
7 2 (0.11%) IAS 39
8 1 (0.056%) GDPR
8 1 (0.056%) PMO
8 1 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (1.72%) Docker
2 25 (1.39%) Apache Flume
3 19 (1.06%) HDFS
4 10 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.50%) KVM
6 6 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.28%) Active Directory
7 5 (0.28%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.056%) LXC
8 1 (0.056%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 1 (0.056%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (0.67%) Kibana
2 11 (0.61%) logstash
3 9 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.39%) Ansible
5 5 (0.28%) Mesos
6 3 (0.17%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.11%) Puppet
8 1 (0.056%) HockeyApp
8 1 (0.056%) Oozie
8 1 (0.056%) StatsD
8 1 (0.056%) Terraform
8 1 (0.056%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 378 (21.02%) Tableau
2 227 (12.63%) Microsoft
3 132 (7.34%) Oracle
4 116 (6.45%) Google
5 70 (3.89%) SAP
6 50 (2.78%) Teradata
7 39 (2.17%) Hortonworks
8 35 (1.95%) MicroStrategy
9 33 (1.84%) IBM
10 26 (1.45%) Adobe
11 25 (1.39%) Netezza
11 25 (1.39%) TIBCO
12 21 (1.17%) Cloudera
13 18 (1.00%) Talend
14 16 (0.89%) Alteryx
14 16 (0.89%) VMware
15 15 (0.83%) Informatica
15 15 (0.83%) Murex
16 13 (0.72%) Cisco
16 13 (0.72%) Optimizely
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cheapside DT
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k (DoE) + top benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Explore Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £90,000 to £130,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Awesome Benefits+Prospects!
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Healthcare, Bonus package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £100000.00 - £130000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Zoopla Property Group Plc
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £110000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago