Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK > England
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 277 347 404
Rank change year-on-year +70 +57 +208
Permanent jobs citing R 1,881 1,467 1,551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.15% 0.89% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.06% 1.66% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,560 1,242 1,317
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £56,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.65% +13.00%

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 91,231 88,397 104,125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.95% 53.64% 52.56%
Number of salaries quoted 77,162 76,304 90,389
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018. 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 +58 1,175 £67,500 +12.50% 131
South East +83 274 £55,000 - 24
North of England +32 144 £47,500 +11.76% 21
Midlands -23 106 £40,000 -5.88% 13
East of England +32 93 £55,000 -4.35% 27
North West -10 92 £52,500 +5.00% 14
South West +28 85 £55,000 +22.22% 11
West Midlands +19 72 £35,000 -5.41% 5
Yorkshire +34 45 £38,000 +1.33% 6
East Midlands -18 34 £42,500 -5.56% 8
North East -23 7 £42,500 -10.53% 1
R
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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 1,476 (78.47%) Python
2 1,011 (53.75%) SQL
3 913 (48.54%) Analytics
4 868 (46.15%) Data Science
5 747 (39.71%) Machine Learning
6 590 (31.37%) Analytical Skills
7 562 (29.88%) Big Data
7 562 (29.88%) Mathematics
8 558 (29.67%) Java
9 502 (26.69%) Degree
10 493 (26.21%) Finance
11 455 (24.19%) Hadoop
12 422 (22.43%) Statistics
13 405 (21.53%) Apache Spark
14 402 (21.37%) SAS
15 382 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
16 379 (20.15%) Algorithms
17 371 (19.72%) PhD
18 362 (19.25%) Computer Science
19 359 (19.09%) Business Intelligence
20 355 (18.87%) MATLAB
21 352 (18.71%) Tableau
22 339 (18.02%) Visualisation
23 314 (16.69%) Data Analytics
24 313 (16.64%) C++
25 308 (16.37%) Data Analysis
26 266 (14.14%) Amazon AWS
26 266 (14.14%) Scala
27 218 (11.59%) Microsoft
28 215 (11.43%) Data Visualisation

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
1 405 (21.53%) Apache Spark
2 402 (21.37%) SAS
3 53 (2.82%) Apache
4 44 (2.34%) Apache Pig
5 30 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (0.90%) SharePoint
7 12 (0.64%) OpenStack
8 11 (0.58%) Apache Solr
8 11 (0.58%) GeoServer
9 9 (0.48%) Jupyter
10 7 (0.37%) Jetty
10 7 (0.37%) nginx
11 5 (0.27%) NServiceBus
12 4 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
12 4 (0.21%) Ethereum
12 4 (0.21%) Hyperledger
12 4 (0.21%) Predix
13 2 (0.11%) DNN
13 2 (0.11%) Luigi
13 2 (0.11%) Tornado
Applications
1 174 (9.25%) SPSS
2 121 (6.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
4 31 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.74%) Weka
6 13 (0.69%) Stata
7 12 (0.64%) Chatbot
8 10 (0.53%) GNU Octave
8 10 (0.53%) S-PLUS
9 7 (0.37%) Mathematica
10 5 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.16%) CPLEX
11 3 (0.16%) Maple
11 3 (0.16%) MS Visio
12 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
13 1 (0.053%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.053%) Maya
13 1 (0.053%) Photoshop
13 1 (0.053%) Vensim
13 1 (0.053%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 18 (0.96%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 12 (0.64%) SAP ERP
3 9 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.32%) Relativity
4 6 (0.32%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.21%) Actimize
5 4 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle AML
7 2 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
7 2 (0.11%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.053%) Capstone
8 1 (0.053%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.053%) FastStats
8 1 (0.053%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.053%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.053%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.053%) Sprinklr
8 1 (0.053%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 266 (14.14%) Amazon AWS
2 208 (11.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (3.19%) Azure Machine Learning
4 49 (2.60%) Amazon S3
4 49 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 39 (2.07%) SaaS
6 38 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
7 37 (1.97%) Google Analytics
8 29 (1.54%) GitHub
9 28 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
10 20 (1.06%) Amazon Kinesis
10 20 (1.06%) Azure Data Factory
11 14 (0.74%) PaaS
11 14 (0.74%) Serverless
12 13 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
12 13 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
13 12 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
14 11 (0.58%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
15 9 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
16 8 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.70%) Internet
2 13 (0.69%) SSL
2 13 (0.69%) VPN
2 13 (0.69%) Wireless
3 9 (0.48%) HTTP
3 9 (0.48%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.43%) Broadband
4 8 (0.43%) Skype
5 7 (0.37%) Network Security
6 4 (0.21%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (0.21%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.16%) 3GPP
7 3 (0.16%) 802.11
7 3 (0.16%) 802.15
7 3 (0.16%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.16%) Firewall
7 3 (0.16%) MQTT
7 3 (0.16%) SMS
7 3 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.16%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 562 (29.88%) Big Data
2 455 (24.19%) Hadoop
3 208 (11.06%) NoSQL
4 204 (10.85%) SQL Server
5 181 (9.62%) Data Mining
6 177 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
7 166 (8.83%) Power BI
8 149 (7.92%) Apache Hive
9 141 (7.50%) MongoDB
10 126 (6.70%) QlikView
11 97 (5.16%) Relational Database
12 96 (5.10%) Apache Cassandra
13 85 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 77 (4.09%) HBase
15 69 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 63 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 59 (3.14%) Amazon Redshift
18 56 (2.98%) MySQL
19 54 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
20 45 (2.39%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 61 (3.24%) Git (software)
2 41 (2.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 37 (1.97%) RStudio
4 34 (1.81%) Jenkins
5 30 (1.59%) Subversion
6 13 (0.69%) Gatling
6 13 (0.69%) Gradle
6 13 (0.69%) JMeter
7 11 (0.58%) Visual Studio
8 10 (0.53%) JIRA
8 10 (0.53%) TeamCity
9 9 (0.48%) Maven
10 7 (0.37%) GoCD
10 7 (0.37%) Travis CI
11 6 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.27%) GitLab
12 5 (0.27%) Grunt
12 5 (0.27%) JUnit
12 5 (0.27%) Protractor
12 5 (0.27%) Selenium
General
1 493 (26.21%) Finance
2 200 (10.63%) Marketing
3 183 (9.73%) Banking
4 128 (6.80%) Retail
5 108 (5.74%) Investment Banking
6 73 (3.88%) Retail Banking
7 51 (2.71%) Advertising
8 46 (2.45%) Front Office
9 33 (1.75%) Telecoms
10 30 (1.59%) Financial Institution
10 30 (1.59%) Games
11 22 (1.17%) Law
11 22 (1.17%) Legal
12 19 (1.01%) Manufacturing
13 17 (0.90%) Electronics
14 13 (0.69%) Publishing
15 12 (0.64%) Automotive
16 8 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.21%) Aerospace
18 3 (0.16%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 561 (29.82%) Data Scientist
2 393 (20.89%) Analyst
3 307 (16.32%) Developer
4 147 (7.81%) Data Analyst
5 131 (6.96%) Senior Data Scientist
6 98 (5.21%) Data Engineer
7 95 (5.05%) Consultant
8 75 (3.99%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 73 (3.88%) Software Engineer
10 68 (3.62%) Analytics Manager
11 65 (3.46%) Senior Analyst
12 62 (3.30%) Senior Developer
13 59 (3.14%) Qualitative Analyst
13 59 (3.14%) Quantitative Analyst
14 57 (3.03%) Architect
15 56 (2.98%) Insight Analyst
16 49 (2.60%) Junior
17 47 (2.50%) Data Manager
18 45 (2.39%) SQL Analyst
19 44 (2.34%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (9.14%) Natural Language Processing
2 154 (8.19%) .NET
3 133 (7.07%) HTML
4 112 (5.95%) CSS
5 76 (4.04%) REST
6 75 (3.99%) TensorFlow
7 70 (3.72%) Kafka
8 69 (3.67%) Web Services
9 64 (3.40%) AngularJS
10 59 (3.14%) NumPy
11 54 (2.87%) ASP.NET
12 49 (2.60%) Pandas
13 48 (2.55%) HTML5
13 48 (2.55%) Node.js
14 47 (2.50%) JSON
15 44 (2.34%) D3.js
16 43 (2.29%) scikit-learn
17 41 (2.18%) RESTful
18 36 (1.91%) XML
19 30 (1.59%) React
Miscellaneous
1 590 (31.37%) Analytical Skills
2 379 (20.15%) Algorithms
3 362 (19.25%) Computer Science
4 79 (4.20%) Fintech
5 60 (3.19%) User Experience
6 55 (2.92%) Data Structures
7 53 (2.82%) Credit Risk
8 41 (2.18%) Equities
9 36 (1.91%) Management Information System
10 33 (1.75%) Hedge funds
11 32 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
12 30 (1.59%) Market Risk
13 28 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 22 (1.17%) Social Media
15 19 (1.01%) Analytical Mindset
15 19 (1.01%) Derivative
15 19 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
16 13 (0.69%) Robotics
17 10 (0.53%) FMCG
17 10 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 156 (8.29%) Linux
2 66 (3.51%) Unix
3 44 (2.34%) Windows
4 25 (1.33%) Android
5 16 (0.85%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.69%) CoreOS
7 3 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.11%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.053%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 913 (48.54%) Analytics
2 868 (46.15%) Data Science
3 747 (39.71%) Machine Learning
4 562 (29.88%) Mathematics
5 422 (22.43%) Statistics
6 382 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
7 359 (19.09%) Business Intelligence
8 339 (18.02%) Visualisation
9 314 (16.69%) Data Analytics
10 308 (16.37%) Data Analysis
11 215 (11.43%) Data Visualisation
12 191 (10.15%) Statistical Modelling
13 185 (9.84%) Software Engineering
14 182 (9.68%) ETL
15 169 (8.98%) Deep Learning
16 168 (8.93%) Physics
17 159 (8.45%) Neural Network
18 153 (8.13%) Data Modelling
19 140 (7.44%) Artificial Intelligence
20 136 (7.23%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1,476 (78.47%) Python
2 1,011 (53.75%) SQL
3 558 (29.67%) Java
4 355 (18.87%) MATLAB
5 313 (16.64%) C++
6 266 (14.14%) Scala
7 188 (9.99%) JavaScript
8 176 (9.36%) C#
9 120 (6.38%) C
10 95 (5.05%) Perl
11 89 (4.73%) VBA
12 84 (4.47%) T-SQL
13 58 (3.08%) Julia
14 39 (2.07%) PHP
14 39 (2.07%) Ruby
15 34 (1.81%) PL/SQL
16 33 (1.75%) VB.NET
17 26 (1.38%) Bash Shell
18 20 (1.06%) Go
19 18 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 502 (26.69%) Degree
2 371 (19.72%) PhD
3 87 (4.63%) Master's Degree
3 87 (4.63%) Numerate Degree
4 69 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 31 (1.65%) Security Cleared
6 13 (0.69%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.43%) Postgraduate
8 6 (0.32%) SAS Certification
9 3 (0.16%) ISEB
9 3 (0.16%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.16%) MCP
9 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.16%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.11%) HND
10 2 (0.11%) MBA
11 1 (0.053%) CCDP
11 1 (0.053%) CFA
11 1 (0.053%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.053%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (3.72%) Data Quality
2 49 (2.60%) QA
3 16 (0.85%) MiFID
4 13 (0.69%) EMIR
4 13 (0.69%) GDPR
4 13 (0.69%) IFRS
4 13 (0.69%) IFRS 9
5 12 (0.64%) Dodd-Frank
6 8 (0.43%) Actionable Recommendations
6 8 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
6 8 (0.43%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.21%) Basel III
8 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.16%) SLA
9 2 (0.11%) GCP
10 1 (0.053%) FATCA
10 1 (0.053%) PMO
10 1 (0.053%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 71 (3.77%) Docker
2 35 (1.86%) HDFS
3 22 (1.17%) Apache Flume
4 6 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.21%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.11%) Firmware
7 1 (0.053%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 26 (1.38%) Kubernetes
1 26 (1.38%) Terraform
2 21 (1.12%) Puppet
3 20 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (0.85%) Ansible
5 15 (0.80%) Prometheus
6 8 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
7 6 (0.32%) Oozie
8 4 (0.21%) Rundeck
9 3 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.16%) Mesos
10 2 (0.11%) Ambari
10 2 (0.11%) logstash
10 2 (0.11%) StatsD
11 1 (0.053%) Packer
11 1 (0.053%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 352 (18.71%) Tableau
2 218 (11.59%) Microsoft
3 124 (6.59%) Google
4 118 (6.27%) Oracle
5 80 (4.25%) Alteryx
6 60 (3.19%) Cloudera
7 55 (2.92%) Teradata
8 54 (2.87%) SAP
9 35 (1.86%) Netezza
10 28 (1.49%) IBM
11 27 (1.44%) Capita
12 23 (1.22%) Informatica
12 23 (1.22%) Talend
13 19 (1.01%) Hortonworks
14 18 (0.96%) MicroStrategy
15 17 (0.90%) Cognos
16 16 (0.85%) Adobe
16 16 (0.85%) Twitter
17 13 (0.69%) PagerDuty
18 12 (0.64%) MapR