Period
to 23 September 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 226 298 295
Rank change year-on-year +72 -3 +110
Permanent jobs citing R 1,969 1,747 1,935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.52% 1.13% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.84% 2.03% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,591 1,424 1,360
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,550 £31,250
90th Percentile £112,500 £97,500 £92,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £59,700
% change year-on-year - +0.50% +8.55%

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 69,231 86,184 91,359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.52% 55.89% 55.37%
Number of salaries quoted 57,076 72,115 75,611
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £86,750 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 23 September 2019.

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 2019. 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 +83 1,274 £72,500 +7.41% 106
South East +12 213 £40,000 -27.27% 19
South West +74 170 £50,000 +5.26% 9
North of England -27 137 £55,000 +15.79% 5
North West +20 106 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Midlands +63 93 £42,500 -11.46% 18
East of England +82 74 £50,000 +12.61% 11
West Midlands +55 65 £36,750 -30.00% 14
Yorkshire -49 28 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East Midlands +23 24 £50,000 +25.00% 4
North East +21 4 £42,500 -1.73%
R
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 1,639 (83.24%) Python
2 958 (48.65%) SQL
3 857 (43.52%) Data Science
4 815 (41.39%) Analytics
5 705 (35.80%) Machine Learning
6 690 (35.04%) Finance
7 623 (31.64%) Agile Software Development
8 603 (30.62%) Analytical Skills
9 538 (27.32%) Mathematics
10 528 (26.82%) Business Intelligence
11 506 (25.70%) Degree
12 478 (24.28%) Java
13 454 (23.06%) Big Data
13 454 (23.06%) AWS
14 445 (22.60%) Visualisation
15 442 (22.45%) Software Engineering
16 355 (18.03%) Power BI
16 355 (18.03%) Power Platform
17 348 (17.67%) Data Analysis
18 341 (17.32%) Hadoop
19 332 (16.86%) Apache Spark
20 316 (16.05%) Computer Science
21 314 (15.95%) C#
22 313 (15.90%) Algorithms
23 295 (14.98%) Web Services
24 294 (14.93%) Tableau
25 285 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
26 281 (14.27%) Asset Management
27 276 (14.02%) Azure
28 274 (13.92%) Statistics

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
1 332 (16.86%) Apache Spark
2 208 (10.56%) SAS
3 35 (1.78%) SharePoint
4 32 (1.63%) Apache
5 26 (1.32%) Jupyter
6 20 (1.02%) ArcGIS
7 15 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (0.61%) Apache Pig
9 8 (0.41%) IIS
9 8 (0.41%) IPython
10 7 (0.36%) Confluence
11 6 (0.30%) nginx
12 4 (0.20%) Camunda
12 4 (0.20%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.15%) Apache Airflow
13 3 (0.15%) R Markdown
13 3 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.15%) WordPress
14 2 (0.10%) GeoServer
15 1 (0.051%) Drupal
Applications
1 175 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 83 (4.22%) SPSS
3 64 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
4 32 (1.63%) Stata
5 17 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.61%) GNU Octave
7 7 (0.36%) Gephi
8 5 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.20%) Mathematica
9 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.15%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.15%) EViews
10 3 (0.15%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.10%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.10%) Weka
12 1 (0.051%) CPLEX
12 1 (0.051%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 16 (0.81%) Eagle PACE
1 16 (0.81%) Markit EDM
1 16 (0.81%) PolarLake
2 10 (0.51%) Summit
3 5 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.20%) FastStats
5 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.10%) Data Workbench
6 2 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.051%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.051%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.051%) Magento
7 1 (0.051%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.051%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.051%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.051%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.051%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 1 (0.051%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.051%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 1 (0.051%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 454 (23.06%) AWS
2 355 (18.03%) Power Platform
3 276 (14.02%) Azure
4 118 (5.99%) Amazon S3
5 115 (5.84%) GCP
5 115 (5.84%) Serverless
6 113 (5.74%) Amazon SQS
7 100 (5.08%) AWS Lambda
8 58 (2.95%) Google Analytics
9 49 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
10 48 (2.44%) OpenShift
11 47 (2.39%) Amazon ECS
12 38 (1.93%) Azure Data Factory
12 38 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
13 37 (1.88%) Azure Machine Learning
14 30 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
15 29 (1.47%) SaaS
16 23 (1.17%) GitHub
17 16 (0.81%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 16 (0.81%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (0.96%) DNS
2 12 (0.61%) Diameter Protocol
3 11 (0.56%) Internet
4 10 (0.51%) Firewall
4 10 (0.51%) Network Security
5 9 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (0.46%) SSL
6 8 (0.41%) FTP
7 7 (0.36%) Ethernet
7 7 (0.36%) HTTP
7 7 (0.36%) MPLS
7 7 (0.36%) VPN
8 4 (0.20%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (0.20%) Wireless
9 2 (0.10%) FIX Connectivity
10 1 (0.051%) 5G
10 1 (0.051%) Broadband
10 1 (0.051%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.051%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 454 (23.06%) Big Data
2 355 (18.03%) Power BI
3 341 (17.32%) Hadoop
4 285 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
5 246 (12.49%) SQL Server
6 187 (9.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 161 (8.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 151 (7.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 139 (7.06%) NoSQL
10 129 (6.55%) Apache Hive
11 116 (5.89%) Data Mining
12 115 (5.84%) Data Lake
13 110 (5.59%) Relational Database
14 100 (5.08%) Amazon RDS
15 85 (4.32%) QlikView
16 67 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
17 61 (3.10%) Amazon Redshift
18 57 (2.89%) Impala
19 46 (2.34%) MySQL
20 44 (2.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 148 (7.52%) Git (software)
2 94 (4.77%) RStudio
3 79 (4.01%) JIRA
4 68 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 52 (2.64%) Artifactory
6 51 (2.59%) Bitbucket
7 40 (2.03%) Bitbucket Server
7 40 (2.03%) git-flow
8 32 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (1.12%) Visual Studio
10 18 (0.91%) Subversion
11 17 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (0.76%) Cucumber
13 14 (0.71%) Vagrant
14 13 (0.66%) Selenium
14 13 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 12 (0.61%) GDB
15 12 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
16 9 (0.46%) GitLab
17 8 (0.41%) HP UFT
General
1 690 (35.04%) Finance
2 228 (11.58%) Front Office
3 215 (10.92%) Marketing
4 213 (10.82%) Banking
5 143 (7.26%) Retail
6 63 (3.20%) Telecoms
7 41 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 31 (1.57%) Public Sector
9 30 (1.52%) Law
10 25 (1.27%) Games
11 23 (1.17%) Investment Banking
12 22 (1.12%) Financial Institution
13 20 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
14 16 (0.81%) Advertising
14 16 (0.81%) Billing
14 16 (0.81%) Electronics
15 15 (0.76%) Publishing
16 14 (0.71%) Automotive
17 7 (0.36%) Legal
18 6 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 480 (24.38%) Developer
2 460 (23.36%) Data Scientist
3 307 (15.59%) Analyst
4 182 (9.24%) Data Analyst
5 171 (8.68%) Java Developer
6 146 (7.41%) Data Engineer
7 140 (7.11%) Consultant
8 130 (6.60%) Senior Data Scientist
9 123 (6.25%) Software Engineer
10 111 (5.64%) Python Developer
11 98 (4.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 92 (4.67%) Data Consultant
13 87 (4.42%) Junior
14 83 (4.22%) Architect
15 79 (4.01%) AWS Developer
16 75 (3.81%) Senior Developer
17 69 (3.50%) Java Software Developer
18 67 (3.40%) C# Developer
19 64 (3.25%) Senior Analyst
20 61 (3.10%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (14.98%) Web Services
2 165 (8.38%) J2EE
3 128 (6.50%) .NET
4 107 (5.43%) Natural Language Processing
5 100 (5.08%) Pandas
6 94 (4.77%) NumPy
7 79 (4.01%) Kafka
8 73 (3.71%) D3.js
9 71 (3.61%) TensorFlow
10 66 (3.35%) HTML
11 65 (3.30%) SciPy
12 64 (3.25%) J2SE
13 57 (2.89%) AngularJS
14 55 (2.79%) scikit-learn
15 51 (2.59%) Elastic Stack
15 51 (2.59%) React
16 33 (1.68%) CSS
17 30 (1.52%) Node.js
18 27 (1.37%) ASP.NET
19 23 (1.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 603 (30.62%) Analytical Skills
2 313 (15.90%) Algorithms
3 231 (11.73%) Fixed Income
4 206 (10.46%) Derivative
5 141 (7.16%) Equities
6 109 (5.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 102 (5.18%) Greenfield Project
8 70 (3.56%) Management Information System
9 66 (3.35%) Hedge funds
10 65 (3.30%) User Experience
11 54 (2.74%) Data Structures
12 47 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
13 43 (2.18%) Analytical Mindset
13 43 (2.18%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 38 (1.93%) Credit Risk
15 33 (1.68%) Reference Data
16 31 (1.57%) Social Media
17 25 (1.27%) Blog
18 22 (1.12%) Cloud Native
19 21 (1.07%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 138 (7.01%) Linux
2 84 (4.27%) Windows
3 42 (2.13%) Unix
4 20 (1.02%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.25%) Debian
6 5 (0.25%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.10%) Android
7 2 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.10%) Solaris
8 1 (0.051%) CentOS
8 1 (0.051%) SUSE
8 1 (0.051%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.051%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.051%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 857 (43.52%) Data Science
2 815 (41.39%) Analytics
3 705 (35.80%) Machine Learning
4 623 (31.64%) Agile Software Development
5 538 (27.32%) Mathematics
6 528 (26.82%) Business Intelligence
7 445 (22.60%) Visualisation
8 442 (22.45%) Software Engineering
9 348 (17.67%) Data Analysis
10 316 (16.05%) Computer Science
11 281 (14.27%) Asset Management
12 274 (13.92%) Statistics
13 261 (13.26%) Artificial Intelligence
14 242 (12.29%) Data Visualisation
15 221 (11.22%) Data Analytics
16 215 (10.92%) Data Modelling
17 214 (10.87%) ETL
18 185 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
19 173 (8.79%) Mentoring
20 144 (7.31%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1,639 (83.24%) Python
2 958 (48.65%) SQL
3 478 (24.28%) Java
4 314 (15.95%) C#
5 260 (13.20%) Scala
6 213 (10.82%) C
7 211 (10.72%) MATLAB
8 209 (10.61%) C++
9 188 (9.55%) JavaScript
10 99 (5.03%) T-SQL
11 85 (4.32%) VBA
12 60 (3.05%) Bash Shell
12 60 (3.05%) Perl
13 52 (2.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 42 (2.13%) PowerShell
15 28 (1.42%) Ruby
16 26 (1.32%) PHP
17 16 (0.81%) Apex Code
18 14 (0.71%) TypeScript
18 14 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 506 (25.70%) Degree
2 207 (10.51%) PhD
3 60 (3.05%) Numerate Degree
4 48 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 46 (2.34%) Master's Degree
6 41 (2.08%) Security Cleared
7 19 (0.96%) DV Cleared
8 15 (0.76%) SC Cleared
9 9 (0.46%) CCIE
9 9 (0.46%) CCNP
9 9 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.46%) Postgraduate
10 8 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.051%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.051%) MCSA
11 1 (0.051%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (3.50%) Data Quality
2 49 (2.49%) QA
3 25 (1.27%) GDPR
4 22 (1.12%) Actionable Recommendations
5 13 (0.66%) IFRS
6 11 (0.56%) IFRS 9
7 9 (0.46%) Basel II
8 6 (0.30%) PMO
9 4 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.20%) EMIR
9 4 (0.20%) MiFID
10 2 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 139 (7.06%) Docker
2 51 (2.59%) Apache Flume
3 25 (1.27%) HDFS
4 14 (0.71%) VirtualBox
5 13 (0.66%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.051%) Firmware
7 1 (0.051%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 105 (5.33%) Kubernetes
2 80 (4.06%) Terraform
3 47 (2.39%) Oozie
4 31 (1.57%) Ansible
5 18 (0.91%) Docker Swarm
6 13 (0.66%) Puppet
7 11 (0.56%) Kibana
7 11 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.30%) Control-M
9 4 (0.20%) Icinga
9 4 (0.20%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.20%) SQL Sentry
10 3 (0.15%) logstash
11 2 (0.10%) Nessus
11 2 (0.10%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.051%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 294 (14.93%) Tableau
2 263 (13.36%) Microsoft
3 145 (7.36%) Google
4 69 (3.50%) Informatica
5 62 (3.15%) Oracle
6 59 (3.00%) Teradata
7 50 (2.54%) Splunk
8 49 (2.49%) Alteryx
9 33 (1.68%) SAP
10 32 (1.63%) Hortonworks
10 32 (1.63%) MicroStrategy
10 32 (1.63%) WorldPay
11 31 (1.57%) Databricks
11 31 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
12 26 (1.32%) Cloudera
13 24 (1.22%) IBM
14 23 (1.17%) Dataiku
15 22 (1.12%) Ab Initio
16 21 (1.07%) Talend
17 18 (0.91%) Bloomberg