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to

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 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK > England
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 235 320 234
Rank change year-on-year +85 -86 +23
Permanent jobs citing R 2,414 998 1,087
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.60% 1.04% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.01% 1.88% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 816 668 917
10th Percentile £37,491 £38,350 £36,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £46,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% -11.54% +8.33%
75th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £103,750 £112,875 £115,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38% +13.04%

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 80,305 53,151 40,533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.17% 55.60% 55.49%
Number of salaries quoted 39,723 38,044 34,128
10th Percentile £37,492 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £93,750 £91,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.61% +1.82% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +34 1,618 £66,786 +5.17% 48
South East +80 255 £60,000 - 17
North of England +18 182 £53,750 +7.50% 18
South West +10 116 £50,000 +5.26% 6
East of England -45 108 £53,750 -2.27% 7
North West 0 105 £55,000 +22.22% 9
Midlands -36 83 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Yorkshire -26 65 £56,250 +7.14% 8
West Midlands -37 48 £50,000 +11.11% 9
East Midlands -34 35 £40,000 -11.11% 1
North East -6 12 £48,872 +8.60% 1
R
UK

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1,922 (79.62%) Python
2 1,519 (62.92%) SQL
3 1,241 (51.41%) Analytics
4 953 (39.48%) Social Skills
5 850 (35.21%) Data Science
6 811 (33.60%) Analytical Skills
7 720 (29.83%) Visualisation
8 675 (27.96%) Degree
9 650 (26.93%) Data Analysis
10 649 (26.88%) Machine Learning
11 642 (26.59%) Finance
12 632 (26.18%) Business Intelligence
13 618 (25.60%) Agile
14 551 (22.83%) Statistics
15 530 (21.96%) Data Visualisation
16 506 (20.96%) Decision-Making
17 502 (20.80%) Marketing
18 497 (20.59%) Tableau
19 496 (20.55%) Power BI
19 496 (20.55%) Power Platform
20 478 (19.80%) Mathematics
21 453 (18.77%) AWS
22 403 (16.69%) Data Analytics
23 395 (16.36%) Azure
24 349 (14.46%) Computer Science
24 349 (14.46%) Microsoft Excel
25 345 (14.29%) Data Modelling
26 337 (13.96%) Advertising
27 335 (13.88%) GCP
28 331 (13.71%) SAS

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
1 331 (13.71%) SAS
2 213 (8.82%) Apache Spark
3 47 (1.95%) Tornado
4 42 (1.74%) Apache Airflow
5 35 (1.45%) Apache
6 32 (1.33%) Jupyter
7 30 (1.24%) SharePoint
8 19 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
9 16 (0.66%) ArcGIS
10 10 (0.41%) R Markdown
11 9 (0.37%) Luigi
12 6 (0.25%) Apache Pulsar
12 6 (0.25%) Confluence
12 6 (0.25%) IPython
13 5 (0.21%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.21%) Mendix
14 4 (0.17%) CMS
15 2 (0.083%) OpenStack
16 1 (0.041%) Kinematics
16 1 (0.041%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 349 (14.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 84 (3.48%) SPSS
3 61 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (1.41%) Photoshop
5 33 (1.37%) Stata
6 32 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
7 18 (0.75%) Adobe Premiere
8 13 (0.54%) Adobe After Effects
9 9 (0.37%) Maple
10 8 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
11 7 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
13 4 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 3 (0.12%) EViews
15 2 (0.083%) FileZilla
15 2 (0.083%) MS Visio
16 1 (0.041%) Chatbot
16 1 (0.041%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 6 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.12%) Misys Midas
2 3 (0.12%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.083%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.083%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.083%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.041%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.041%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 496 (20.55%) Power Platform
2 453 (18.77%) AWS
3 395 (16.36%) Azure
4 335 (13.88%) GCP
5 188 (7.79%) Snowflake
6 114 (4.72%) Google Analytics
7 105 (4.35%) GitHub
8 74 (3.07%) Amazon Kinesis
9 62 (2.57%) dbt
10 55 (2.28%) Azure AKS
11 54 (2.24%) Google Data Studio
11 54 (2.24%) Google Kubernetes Engine
11 54 (2.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 47 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
13 44 (1.82%) Amazon S3
14 40 (1.66%) Azure Data Factory
14 40 (1.66%) Serverless
15 35 (1.45%) Azure DevOps
16 33 (1.37%) Azure Machine Learning
16 33 (1.37%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 63 (2.61%) Network Security
2 57 (2.36%) Firewall
3 19 (0.79%) Broadband
3 19 (0.79%) SSH
4 14 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.21%) ATM
6 4 (0.17%) HTTP
6 4 (0.17%) Internet
7 2 (0.083%) DNS
7 2 (0.083%) FTP
8 1 (0.041%) Intranet
8 1 (0.041%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.041%) PBX
8 1 (0.041%) VoIP
8 1 (0.041%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 497 (20.59%) Tableau
2 496 (20.55%) Power BI
3 275 (11.39%) Big Data
4 251 (10.40%) Data Warehouse
5 205 (8.49%) Hadoop
6 154 (6.38%) BigQuery
6 154 (6.38%) Relational Database
7 152 (6.30%) NoSQL
8 111 (4.60%) Looker
9 108 (4.47%) Data Lake
9 108 (4.47%) Data Mining
10 107 (4.43%) Amazon Redshift
11 80 (3.31%) MySQL
12 79 (3.27%) SQL Server
13 74 (3.07%) Apache Hive
14 64 (2.65%) MongoDB
15 61 (2.53%) QlikView
16 58 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
17 39 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 32 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 215 (8.91%) Git (software)
2 78 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 55 (2.28%) Maven
4 26 (1.08%) JIRA
5 24 (0.99%) RStudio
6 17 (0.70%) JMeter
6 17 (0.70%) NeoLoad
7 14 (0.58%) Subversion
8 11 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (0.46%) Bitbucket
8 11 (0.46%) LoadRunner
9 10 (0.41%) TeamCity
10 9 (0.37%) Snakemake
11 4 (0.17%) CircleCI
11 4 (0.17%) MLflow
11 4 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.12%) Artifactory
12 3 (0.12%) git-flow
12 3 (0.12%) Moq
12 3 (0.12%) MSTest
General
1 953 (39.48%) Social Skills
2 811 (33.60%) Analytical Skills
3 642 (26.59%) Finance
4 502 (20.80%) Marketing
5 337 (13.96%) Advertising
6 231 (9.57%) Retail
7 158 (6.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 146 (6.05%) Legal
9 140 (5.80%) Banking
9 140 (5.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 140 (5.80%) Presentation Skills
10 139 (5.76%) Games
11 85 (3.52%) Front Office
12 65 (2.69%) Public Sector
13 62 (2.57%) Organisational Skills
14 57 (2.36%) Back Office
15 53 (2.20%) Online Betting
16 49 (2.03%) Law
17 43 (1.78%) Manufacturing
17 43 (1.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 689 (28.54%) Analyst
2 347 (14.37%) Data Analyst
3 308 (12.76%) Data Scientist
4 242 (10.02%) Developer
5 218 (9.03%) Senior Analyst
6 184 (7.62%) Data Engineer
7 159 (6.59%) Senior Data Scientist
8 126 (5.22%) Data Manager
9 123 (5.10%) Senior Data Analyst
10 99 (4.10%) Analytics Manager
11 83 (3.44%) Senior Manager
12 82 (3.40%) Product Analyst
13 69 (2.86%) Programmer
14 61 (2.53%) Consultant
14 61 (2.53%) Product Owner
15 60 (2.49%) Software Developer
16 55 (2.28%) Biostatistician
17 50 (2.07%) Customer Analyst
18 48 (1.99%) Senior Data Engineer
19 43 (1.78%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (7.50%) OLE
2 112 (4.64%) Kafka
3 93 (3.85%) HTML
4 83 (3.44%) React
5 82 (3.40%) scikit-learn
6 78 (3.23%) TensorFlow
7 72 (2.98%) CSS
7 72 (2.98%) Pandas
8 70 (2.90%) REST
9 67 (2.78%) NumPy
9 67 (2.78%) RESTful
10 63 (2.61%) .NET
11 58 (2.40%) PyTorch
12 56 (2.32%) RabbitMQ
13 53 (2.20%) AngularJS
14 46 (1.91%) Shiny
15 44 (1.82%) Vue.js
16 39 (1.62%) XML
17 34 (1.41%) PySpark
18 32 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 279 (11.56%) Algorithms
2 109 (4.52%) Blog
3 87 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
4 85 (3.52%) Cloud Native
5 84 (3.48%) User Experience
6 78 (3.23%) Hedge funds
7 75 (3.11%) Fixed Income
8 72 (2.98%) Derivative
9 71 (2.94%) Sports Betting
10 68 (2.82%) Social Media
11 57 (2.36%) Data Structures
11 57 (2.36%) OTC Derivatives
12 52 (2.15%) Management Information System
13 40 (1.66%) Life Science
14 30 (1.24%) Biotechnology
15 29 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
16 28 (1.16%) Mobile App
17 26 (1.08%) Marketing Technology
18 25 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
18 25 (1.04%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 168 (6.96%) Linux
2 97 (4.02%) Unix
3 48 (1.99%) Windows
4 22 (0.91%) Apple iOS
5 20 (0.83%) Android
6 5 (0.21%) CentOS
6 5 (0.21%) Debian
6 5 (0.21%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.17%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.083%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.083%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.041%) VMS
9 1 (0.041%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,241 (51.41%) Analytics
2 850 (35.21%) Data Science
3 720 (29.83%) Visualisation
4 650 (26.93%) Data Analysis
5 649 (26.88%) Machine Learning
6 632 (26.18%) Business Intelligence
7 618 (25.60%) Agile
8 551 (22.83%) Statistics
9 530 (21.96%) Data Visualisation
10 506 (20.96%) Decision-Making
11 478 (19.80%) Mathematics
12 403 (16.69%) Data Analytics
13 349 (14.46%) Computer Science
14 345 (14.29%) Data Modelling
15 328 (13.59%) Mentoring
16 312 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
17 301 (12.47%) Data Management
18 296 (12.26%) Actionable Insight
19 285 (11.81%) Software Engineering
20 278 (11.52%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,922 (79.62%) Python
2 1,519 (62.92%) SQL
3 297 (12.30%) Java
4 208 (8.62%) MATLAB
5 161 (6.67%) C++
6 148 (6.13%) C
7 136 (5.63%) JavaScript
8 126 (5.22%) VBA
9 114 (4.72%) C#
10 101 (4.18%) Scala
11 99 (4.10%) Bash
12 54 (2.24%) Groovy
13 49 (2.03%) Perl
14 39 (1.62%) Julia
15 30 (1.24%) Ruby
16 29 (1.20%) TypeScript
17 25 (1.04%) PL/SQL
18 21 (0.87%) VB
19 16 (0.66%) T-SQL
20 15 (0.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 675 (27.96%) Degree
2 177 (7.33%) PhD
3 121 (5.01%) Master's Degree
4 101 (4.18%) Numerate Degree
5 78 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 41 (1.70%) Security Cleared
7 24 (0.99%) SC Cleared
8 10 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (0.37%) AWS Certification
10 7 (0.29%) HND
11 5 (0.21%) Tableau Certification
11 5 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
12 4 (0.17%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.12%) MBA
14 2 (0.083%) CFA
14 2 (0.083%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.083%) Postgraduate
15 1 (0.041%) CISM
15 1 (0.041%) CISSP
15 1 (0.041%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (3.85%) Data Quality
2 89 (3.69%) Actionable Recommendations
3 49 (2.03%) QA
4 45 (1.86%) GDPR
5 31 (1.28%) CDISC
6 11 (0.46%) SLA
7 5 (0.21%) Good Clinical Practice
7 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.17%) GxP
8 4 (0.17%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.083%) Accessibility
9 2 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.083%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.083%) SNOMED CT
9 2 (0.083%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.041%) COBIT
10 1 (0.041%) HL7
10 1 (0.041%) IFRS
10 1 (0.041%) NIST
System Software
1 212 (8.78%) Docker
2 54 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (0.46%) HDFS
4 5 (0.21%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.083%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.083%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.041%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.041%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 198 (8.20%) Kubernetes
2 92 (3.81%) Terraform
3 73 (3.02%) Puppet
4 69 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
5 65 (2.69%) Ansible
6 31 (1.28%) Grafana
7 13 (0.54%) Cisco IPCC
8 9 (0.37%) Kubeflow
8 9 (0.37%) Rancher
9 2 (0.083%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.083%) Kibana
10 1 (0.041%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 303 (12.55%) Google
2 227 (9.40%) Microsoft
3 146 (6.05%) Oracle
4 99 (4.10%) Databricks
5 92 (3.81%) Alteryx
6 65 (2.69%) Bloomberg
7 51 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
8 50 (2.07%) Adobe
9 48 (1.99%) Facebook
10 39 (1.62%) BISAM
11 38 (1.57%) Crimson Hexagon
12 37 (1.53%) Cognos
13 35 (1.45%) Teradata
14 33 (1.37%) Sony
15 29 (1.20%) DataRobot
16 25 (1.04%) Dell
16 25 (1.04%) Splunk
16 25 (1.04%) Twitter
17 22 (0.91%) Cloudera
18 20 (0.83%) Informatica