Period
to 28 May 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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK > England
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 229 258 282
Rank change year-on-year +29 +24 +44
Permanent jobs citing R 1,227 1,764 1,929
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.47% 1.32% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.68% 2.44% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,101 1,438 1,598
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £130,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +4.35%

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 45,795 72,398 90,838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.05% 54.36% 56.30%
Number of salaries quoted 38,078 59,618 76,074
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 £30,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +35 814 £72,500 +7.41% 31
South East +47 162 £47,500 +5.56% 9
South West +27 80 £45,743 -10.75% 2
North of England +50 76 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Midlands +29 48 £42,500 -5.56% 7
North West +26 47 £57,500 +9.52% 2
East of England +35 41 £46,829 -25.07% 8
West Midlands +53 40 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Yorkshire +72 19 £45,000 -5.26% 3
North East +25 10 £57,500 +27.78%
East Midlands +35 7 £42,500 -19.05% 1
R
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1,133 (92.34%) Python
2 778 (63.41%) SQL
3 560 (45.64%) Analytics
4 433 (35.29%) Data Science
5 404 (32.93%) Finance
6 394 (32.11%) Machine Learning
7 325 (26.49%) Business Intelligence
8 323 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
9 271 (22.09%) Azure
10 270 (22.00%) Java
11 269 (21.92%) Mathematics
12 248 (20.21%) Power BI
12 248 (20.21%) Power Platform
13 242 (19.72%) Big Data
14 241 (19.64%) Degree
15 232 (18.91%) Analytical Skills
16 224 (18.26%) Data Analytics
17 217 (17.69%) C#
18 211 (17.20%) AWS
19 210 (17.11%) Data Analysis
20 201 (16.38%) Hedge funds
21 199 (16.22%) Software Engineering
22 196 (15.97%) Visualisation
23 192 (15.65%) Hadoop
23 192 (15.65%) Tableau
24 189 (15.40%) C++
25 186 (15.16%) Computer Science
26 185 (15.08%) SQL Server
26 185 (15.08%) Algorithms
27 182 (14.83%) Derivative

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
1 181 (14.75%) Apache Spark
2 162 (13.20%) SAS
3 44 (3.59%) Apache
4 22 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (1.63%) Apache Airflow
6 16 (1.30%) Confluence
6 16 (1.30%) Jupyter
7 10 (0.81%) Apache Solr
7 10 (0.81%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.57%) OpenStack
8 7 (0.57%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.49%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.41%) IBM Domino
11 3 (0.24%) IPython
12 2 (0.16%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.16%) Mendix
13 1 (0.081%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.081%) Mule
Applications
1 143 (11.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (2.12%) SPSS
3 20 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.41%) Stata
6 4 (0.33%) EViews
6 4 (0.33%) Notepad++
7 3 (0.24%) Gephi
8 2 (0.16%) Weka
9 1 (0.081%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.081%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.081%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 58 (4.73%) Eagle PACE
1 58 (4.73%) Markit EDM
1 58 (4.73%) PolarLake
2 4 (0.33%) RiskWrite
3 3 (0.24%) FINCAD Analytics
3 3 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 2 (0.16%) FastStats
4 2 (0.16%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 2 (0.16%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.16%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 2 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 271 (22.09%) Azure
2 248 (20.21%) Power Platform
3 211 (17.20%) AWS
4 120 (9.78%) GCP
5 43 (3.50%) OpenShift
6 36 (2.93%) Azure Data Factory
7 34 (2.77%) SaaS
8 25 (2.04%) Azure Machine Learning
9 24 (1.96%) Amazon S3
10 18 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
11 16 (1.30%) Serverless
12 14 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
13 13 (1.06%) PaaS
14 12 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
14 12 (0.98%) IaaS
15 10 (0.81%) Google Analytics
16 9 (0.73%) GitHub
17 8 (0.65%) PowerApps
18 7 (0.57%) Amazon SageMaker
18 7 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.81%) Skype
2 9 (0.73%) Firewall
2 9 (0.73%) FIX Connectivity
3 8 (0.65%) DNS
4 7 (0.57%) HTTP
5 6 (0.49%) DHCP
6 5 (0.41%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.33%) DSL
7 4 (0.33%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.24%) Multicast
8 3 (0.24%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.16%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.16%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.16%) MPLS
9 2 (0.16%) SSL
9 2 (0.16%) VPN
10 1 (0.081%) Broadband
10 1 (0.081%) Internet
10 1 (0.081%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (20.21%) Power BI
2 242 (19.72%) Big Data
3 192 (15.65%) Hadoop
4 185 (15.08%) SQL Server
5 162 (13.20%) Data Warehouse
6 138 (11.25%) NoSQL
7 121 (9.86%) Relational Database
8 106 (8.64%) Data Lake
9 102 (8.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 79 (6.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 71 (5.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 57 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
13 55 (4.48%) MongoDB
14 53 (4.32%) Apache Hive
15 52 (4.24%) Data Mining
16 36 (2.93%) MySQL
17 28 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
18 26 (2.12%) Amazon Redshift
18 26 (2.12%) Neo4j
19 24 (1.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 86 (7.01%) Git (software)
2 47 (3.83%) Artifactory
3 43 (3.50%) Jenkins
4 19 (1.55%) JIRA
5 18 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 18 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (1.22%) RStudio
8 12 (0.98%) Bitbucket
9 10 (0.81%) Cucumber
10 8 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (0.57%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.57%) Vagrant
11 7 (0.57%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.49%) Subversion
13 5 (0.41%) Flyway
13 5 (0.41%) Liquibase
14 4 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (0.33%) TeamCity
15 3 (0.24%) Selenium
General
1 404 (32.93%) Finance
2 164 (13.37%) Front Office
3 114 (9.29%) Marketing
4 66 (5.38%) Banking
5 58 (4.73%) Back Office
6 40 (3.26%) Retail
7 27 (2.20%) Legal
8 22 (1.79%) Advertising
9 18 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 16 (1.30%) Aerospace
11 15 (1.22%) Investment Banking
11 15 (1.22%) Telecoms
12 12 (0.98%) Games
13 11 (0.90%) Public Sector
14 8 (0.65%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.41%) Billing
15 5 (0.41%) Law
15 5 (0.41%) Police
16 4 (0.33%) iGaming
16 4 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 287 (23.39%) Analyst
2 219 (17.85%) Data Scientist
3 178 (14.51%) Developer
4 132 (10.76%) Data Engineer
5 126 (10.27%) Data Analyst
6 76 (6.19%) Senior Data Scientist
7 72 (5.87%) Architect
8 69 (5.62%) Software Engineer
9 64 (5.22%) Python Developer
10 60 (4.89%) Graduate
10 60 (4.89%) SQL Analyst
11 59 (4.81%) Junior
12 58 (4.73%) Financial Analyst
13 56 (4.56%) Java Developer
14 52 (4.24%) C# Developer
14 52 (4.24%) Junior Developer
14 52 (4.24%) Junior Python Developer
15 49 (3.99%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 49 (3.99%) Graduate Developer
16 48 (3.91%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (13.53%) .NET
2 109 (8.88%) Web Services
3 81 (6.60%) React
4 75 (6.11%) AngularJS
5 70 (5.70%) Natural Language Processing
6 58 (4.73%) Node.js
7 42 (3.42%) HTML
8 39 (3.18%) TensorFlow
9 38 (3.10%) Pandas
10 34 (2.77%) Shiny
11 32 (2.61%) NumPy
11 32 (2.61%) REST
12 31 (2.53%) Kafka
12 31 (2.53%) scikit-learn
13 25 (2.04%) XML
14 24 (1.96%) MDX
15 23 (1.87%) CSS
16 19 (1.55%) HTML5
17 18 (1.47%) Django
18 16 (1.30%) PyTorch
Miscellaneous
1 232 (18.91%) Analytical Skills
2 201 (16.38%) Hedge funds
3 185 (15.08%) Algorithms
4 182 (14.83%) Derivative
5 152 (12.39%) Fixed Income
6 120 (9.78%) Equities
7 95 (7.74%) Greenfield Project
8 70 (5.70%) Reference Data
9 65 (5.30%) Data Structures
10 62 (5.05%) User Experience
11 45 (3.67%) Public Cloud
12 44 (3.59%) Blog
13 43 (3.50%) Equity Derivative
14 40 (3.26%) Management Information System
15 34 (2.77%) OTC Derivatives
16 30 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
17 16 (1.30%) Market Risk
18 15 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 10 (0.81%) Credit Risk
19 10 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 92 (7.50%) Linux
2 74 (6.03%) Windows
3 31 (2.53%) Unix
4 14 (1.14%) Windows Server
5 10 (0.81%) CentOS
6 9 (0.73%) Solaris
6 9 (0.73%) SUSE
7 8 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.65%) Windows Server 2016
8 7 (0.57%) Debian
8 7 (0.57%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.57%) VMS
9 6 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.41%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.41%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.33%) Android
11 4 (0.33%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.24%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (45.64%) Analytics
2 433 (35.29%) Data Science
3 394 (32.11%) Machine Learning
4 325 (26.49%) Business Intelligence
5 323 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 269 (21.92%) Mathematics
7 224 (18.26%) Data Analytics
8 210 (17.11%) Data Analysis
9 199 (16.22%) Software Engineering
10 196 (15.97%) Visualisation
11 186 (15.16%) Computer Science
12 165 (13.45%) Artificial Intelligence
13 160 (13.04%) Data Modelling
14 159 (12.96%) Asset Management
15 140 (11.41%) ETL
16 126 (10.27%) Statistics
17 123 (10.02%) Investment Management
18 119 (9.70%) Migration
19 118 (9.62%) Decision-Making
20 112 (9.13%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1,133 (92.34%) Python
2 778 (63.41%) SQL
3 270 (22.00%) Java
4 217 (17.69%) C#
5 189 (15.40%) C++
6 153 (12.47%) MATLAB
7 144 (11.74%) JavaScript
8 101 (8.23%) Scala
9 81 (6.60%) VBA
10 58 (4.73%) T-SQL
11 47 (3.83%) C
12 46 (3.75%) PowerShell
13 34 (2.77%) Perl
14 31 (2.53%) PL/SQL
15 30 (2.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 27 (2.20%) Bash Shell
17 22 (1.79%) Julia
18 21 (1.71%) VB.NET
19 13 (1.06%) Go
19 13 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 241 (19.64%) Degree
2 79 (6.44%) PhD
3 54 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 53 (4.32%) Security Cleared
5 39 (3.18%) SC Cleared
6 32 (2.61%) Numerate Degree
7 24 (1.96%) DV Cleared
8 21 (1.71%) Master's Degree
9 15 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.65%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.57%) Postgraduate
12 4 (0.33%) CISSP
13 3 (0.24%) CFA
14 2 (0.16%) ACCA
14 2 (0.16%) CCNA
14 2 (0.16%) CEH
14 2 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.16%) MCP
14 2 (0.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.50%) Data Quality
2 28 (2.28%) QA
3 17 (1.39%) Actionable Recommendations
4 7 (0.57%) GDPR
5 5 (0.41%) MiFID
6 4 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.33%) EMIR
6 4 (0.33%) IFRS
6 4 (0.33%) IFRS 9
6 4 (0.33%) NIST
6 4 (0.33%) SLA
7 3 (0.24%) COBIT
7 3 (0.24%) GxP
8 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.081%) COREP
9 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.081%) ITGC
System Software
1 131 (10.68%) Docker
2 16 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.57%) VirtualBox
5 6 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.49%) vSphere
6 5 (0.41%) HDFS
7 4 (0.33%) Samba
8 3 (0.24%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 86 (7.01%) Kubernetes
2 29 (2.36%) Terraform
3 13 (1.06%) Ansible
4 8 (0.65%) Ambari
4 8 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (0.49%) Kibana
6 6 (0.49%) SCCM
6 6 (0.49%) SCOM
6 6 (0.49%) vCenter Server
7 5 (0.41%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 4 (0.33%) Control-M
9 3 (0.24%) Oozie
10 2 (0.16%) logstash
11 1 (0.081%) Puppet
Vendors
1 192 (15.65%) Tableau
2 172 (14.02%) Microsoft
3 101 (8.23%) Bloomberg
4 68 (5.54%) Oracle
5 66 (5.38%) Databricks
6 47 (3.83%) Reuters
7 43 (3.50%) Google
8 35 (2.85%) Informatica
9 30 (2.44%) MicroStrategy
10 28 (2.28%) Hortonworks
11 26 (2.12%) Splunk
12 24 (1.96%) Sparx
13 22 (1.79%) Talend
14 20 (1.63%) Cloudera
15 18 (1.47%) Alteryx
16 14 (1.14%) SAP
16 14 (1.14%) Sybase
16 14 (1.14%) Teradata
17 13 (1.06%) IBM
18 12 (0.98%) Red Hat