Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK > England
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 278 321 381
Rank change year-on-year +43 +60 +130
Permanent jobs citing R 1,922 1,618 1,635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.19% 1.02% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.12% 1.84% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,574 1,349 1,385
England median annual salary £60,000 £59,258 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% +3.06% +9.52%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £95,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 90,575 87,861 98,930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.31% 55.12% 52.41%
Number of salaries quoted 76,002 75,334 86,311
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

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 May 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 23 May 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 +10 1,162 £65,000 - 111
South East +52 273 £55,000 - 29
North of England +42 184 £47,500 +18.75% 44
East of England +17 113 £45,000 -25.00% 16
North West +10 106 £50,000 +8.11% 15
South West +37 97 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Midlands -4 90 £42,198 -0.71% 19
Yorkshire +81 70 £41,000 +2.50% 24
West Midlands +27 60 £38,250 +3.38% 10
East Midlands -24 28 £48,000 +12.94% 9
North East -26 8 £42,625 +21.79% 5
R
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 1,540 (80.12%) Python
2 990 (51.51%) Data Science
3 987 (51.35%) SQL
4 930 (48.39%) Analytics
5 796 (41.42%) Machine Learning
6 622 (32.36%) Big Data
7 552 (28.72%) Java
8 542 (28.20%) Analytical Skills
9 535 (27.84%) Mathematics
10 528 (27.47%) Hadoop
11 509 (26.48%) Apache Spark
12 461 (23.99%) Finance
13 446 (23.20%) Degree
14 425 (22.11%) Statistics
15 394 (20.50%) Algorithms
16 375 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
17 365 (18.99%) Visualisation
18 359 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
19 358 (18.63%) SAS
20 356 (18.52%) MATLAB
21 355 (18.47%) PhD
22 338 (17.59%) Computer Science
23 329 (17.12%) Scala
24 320 (16.65%) Tableau
25 316 (16.44%) C++
26 311 (16.18%) Data Analysis
27 303 (15.76%) Amazon AWS
28 294 (15.30%) Artificial Intelligence
29 286 (14.88%) Data Analytics
30 277 (14.41%) Problem-Solving

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
1 509 (26.48%) Apache Spark
2 358 (18.63%) SAS
3 60 (3.12%) Apache
4 47 (2.45%) Apache Pig
5 34 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (0.78%) Confluence
7 13 (0.68%) Apache Solr
7 13 (0.68%) SharePoint
8 12 (0.62%) Ethereum
8 12 (0.62%) Hyperledger
9 11 (0.57%) Jupyter
10 10 (0.52%) Drupal
10 10 (0.52%) NServiceBus
10 10 (0.52%) R Markdown
11 5 (0.26%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.26%) Predix
12 4 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
12 4 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.10%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.10%) GeoServer
Applications
1 139 (7.23%) SPSS
2 134 (6.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 50 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
4 46 (2.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 25 (1.30%) Chatbot
6 23 (1.20%) GNU Octave
7 20 (1.04%) MS Visio
8 16 (0.83%) Stata
9 13 (0.68%) Weka
10 5 (0.26%) EViews
10 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
11 4 (0.21%) Gephi
12 3 (0.16%) CPLEX
12 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.10%) Mathematica
13 2 (0.10%) Simulink
14 1 (0.052%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.052%) Maya
14 1 (0.052%) Photoshop
14 1 (0.052%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 12 (0.62%) Distributed Ledger
2 9 (0.47%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 7 (0.36%) Actimize
3 7 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.36%) R3 Corda
4 6 (0.31%) Relativity
5 5 (0.26%) FastStats
5 5 (0.26%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.21%) SimCorp Dimension
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle AML
8 2 (0.10%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.10%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.052%) FINCAD Analytics
9 1 (0.052%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.052%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.052%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.052%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.052%) SAP GRC
9 1 (0.052%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.052%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 303 (15.76%) Amazon AWS
2 206 (10.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (3.07%) Amazon S3
4 37 (1.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 34 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (1.56%) Azure Machine Learning
6 30 (1.56%) SaaS
7 26 (1.35%) Google Analytics
8 23 (1.20%) Azure Data Factory
9 19 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
10 17 (0.88%) GitHub
11 16 (0.83%) Serverless
12 15 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
12 15 (0.78%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 15 (0.78%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 14 (0.73%) Amazon EMR
13 14 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
14 13 (0.68%) PaaS
15 12 (0.62%) Amazon Kinesis
16 10 (0.52%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.77%) Internet
2 21 (1.09%) VPN
3 18 (0.94%) Wireless
4 15 (0.78%) Firewall
5 14 (0.73%) Broadband
6 11 (0.57%) SMS
7 9 (0.47%) DAB
7 9 (0.47%) Symposium
8 7 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (0.26%) Network Security
10 4 (0.21%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (0.21%) Skype
10 4 (0.21%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.16%) 3GPP
11 3 (0.16%) 802.11
11 3 (0.16%) 802.15
11 3 (0.16%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.16%) MQTT
11 3 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.16%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 622 (32.36%) Big Data
2 528 (27.47%) Hadoop
3 206 (10.72%) SQL Server
4 199 (10.35%) NoSQL
5 183 (9.52%) Apache Hive
5 183 (9.52%) Power BI
6 168 (8.74%) Data Mining
7 150 (7.80%) Data Warehouse
8 141 (7.34%) Relational Database
9 136 (7.08%) MongoDB
10 117 (6.09%) QlikView
11 115 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 101 (5.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 92 (4.79%) HBase
13 92 (4.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 82 (4.27%) Apache Cassandra
15 78 (4.06%) Data Lake
16 74 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
17 71 (3.69%) MySQL
18 55 (2.86%) Impala
Development Applications
1 87 (4.53%) Git (software)
2 62 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 55 (2.86%) RStudio
4 35 (1.82%) JIRA
4 35 (1.82%) Subversion
5 31 (1.61%) Vagrant
6 20 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 16 (0.83%) JUnit
8 15 (0.78%) JMeter
9 14 (0.73%) Gatling
9 14 (0.73%) Selenium
9 14 (0.73%) TeamCity
10 13 (0.68%) Cucumber
10 13 (0.68%) GoCD
10 13 (0.68%) SpecFlow
11 12 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (0.62%) Visual Studio
12 10 (0.52%) Protractor
13 8 (0.42%) GitLab
14 7 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 461 (23.99%) Finance
2 182 (9.47%) Marketing
3 167 (8.69%) Retail
4 115 (5.98%) Banking
5 62 (3.23%) Advertising
6 61 (3.17%) Front Office
7 44 (2.29%) Investment Banking
8 27 (1.40%) Games
9 26 (1.35%) Financial Institution
9 26 (1.35%) Legal
9 26 (1.35%) Telecoms
10 24 (1.25%) Law
11 19 (0.99%) Publishing
12 17 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (0.83%) Manufacturing
14 14 (0.73%) Electronics
15 8 (0.42%) Automotive
16 4 (0.21%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.16%) Mandarin Language
17 3 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 643 (33.45%) Data Scientist
2 310 (16.13%) Analyst
3 304 (15.82%) Developer
4 167 (8.69%) Senior Data Scientist
5 142 (7.39%) Data Engineer
6 109 (5.67%) Data Analyst
7 93 (4.84%) Software Engineer
8 81 (4.21%) Consultant
9 77 (4.01%) Architect
10 74 (3.85%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 70 (3.64%) Python Engineer
12 68 (3.54%) Analytics Manager
12 68 (3.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 62 (3.23%) Senior Developer
14 56 (2.91%) Senior Analyst
15 55 (2.86%) Java Engineer
16 53 (2.76%) Java Developer
17 52 (2.71%) Python Developer
18 49 (2.55%) Data Architect
19 47 (2.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (9.52%) Natural Language Processing
2 143 (7.44%) .NET
3 119 (6.19%) HTML
4 118 (6.14%) Kafka
5 90 (4.68%) AngularJS
6 83 (4.32%) Web Services
7 82 (4.27%) CSS
8 79 (4.11%) TensorFlow
9 71 (3.69%) Pandas
10 65 (3.38%) NumPy
11 63 (3.28%) REST
12 62 (3.23%) scikit-learn
13 60 (3.12%) D3.js
14 58 (3.02%) React
15 51 (2.65%) ASP.NET
16 46 (2.39%) RESTful
17 44 (2.29%) JSON
18 43 (2.24%) J2EE
19 38 (1.98%) HTML5
20 36 (1.87%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 542 (28.20%) Analytical Skills
2 394 (20.50%) Algorithms
3 338 (17.59%) Computer Science
4 115 (5.98%) Fintech
5 87 (4.53%) Data Structures
6 53 (2.76%) User Experience
7 46 (2.39%) Credit Risk
8 45 (2.34%) Hedge funds
9 42 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
10 32 (1.66%) Management Information System
11 30 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
12 28 (1.46%) Equities
13 27 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 22 (1.14%) NHS
15 21 (1.09%) Analytical Mindset
15 21 (1.09%) Social Media
16 20 (1.04%) Market Risk
17 18 (0.94%) Robotics
18 17 (0.88%) Derivative
19 14 (0.73%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 154 (8.01%) Linux
2 71 (3.69%) Windows
3 33 (1.72%) Unix
4 22 (1.14%) Android
5 16 (0.83%) Apple iOS
6 14 (0.73%) CoreOS
7 5 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (0.26%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.21%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.052%) CentOS
9 1 (0.052%) Fedora
9 1 (0.052%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.052%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.052%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.052%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 990 (51.51%) Data Science
2 930 (48.39%) Analytics
3 796 (41.42%) Machine Learning
4 535 (27.84%) Mathematics
5 425 (22.11%) Statistics
6 375 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
7 365 (18.99%) Visualisation
8 359 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
9 311 (16.18%) Data Analysis
10 294 (15.30%) Artificial Intelligence
11 286 (14.88%) Data Analytics
12 277 (14.41%) Problem-Solving
13 232 (12.07%) Data Visualisation
14 224 (11.65%) ETL
15 216 (11.24%) Predictive Modelling
16 200 (10.41%) Software Engineering
17 194 (10.09%) Statistical Modelling
18 161 (8.38%) Deep Learning
19 154 (8.01%) Neural Network
20 153 (7.96%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1,540 (80.12%) Python
2 987 (51.35%) SQL
3 552 (28.72%) Java
4 356 (18.52%) MATLAB
5 329 (17.12%) Scala
6 316 (16.44%) C++
7 198 (10.30%) JavaScript
8 178 (9.26%) C#
9 135 (7.02%) C
10 96 (4.99%) VBA
11 74 (3.85%) T-SQL
12 59 (3.07%) Perl
13 44 (2.29%) PHP
14 40 (2.08%) Bash Shell
14 40 (2.08%) HiveQL
15 33 (1.72%) PowerShell
16 30 (1.56%) Ruby
17 29 (1.51%) VB.NET
18 23 (1.20%) VB
19 18 (0.94%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 446 (23.20%) Degree
2 355 (18.47%) PhD
3 95 (4.94%) Numerate Degree
4 69 (3.59%) Master's Degree
5 42 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 25 (1.30%) Security Cleared
7 10 (0.52%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.36%) CCNA
9 7 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.36%) Postgraduate
10 6 (0.31%) MCSE
10 6 (0.31%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
11 5 (0.26%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.26%) PMP
12 3 (0.16%) CFA
12 3 (0.16%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.10%) SAS Certification
14 1 (0.052%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (3.59%) Data Quality
2 29 (1.51%) QA
3 24 (1.25%) GDPR
4 16 (0.83%) MiFID
5 14 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
5 14 (0.73%) Dodd-Frank
5 14 (0.73%) EMIR
6 9 (0.47%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
8 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.16%) GCP
10 2 (0.10%) FATCA
10 2 (0.10%) IFRS
10 2 (0.10%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 12207
11 1 (0.052%) SLA
System Software
1 107 (5.57%) Docker
2 90 (4.68%) HDFS
3 22 (1.14%) Apache Flume
4 13 (0.68%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.26%) Firmware
6 4 (0.21%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.052%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 61 (3.17%) Terraform
2 35 (1.82%) Ansible
3 34 (1.77%) Kubernetes
4 30 (1.56%) Puppet
5 22 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (0.83%) Prometheus
7 15 (0.78%) Ambari
8 14 (0.73%) Oozie
9 12 (0.62%) Mesos
10 8 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.16%) Kibana
12 3 (0.16%) WSUS
13 2 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
14 1 (0.052%) logstash
14 1 (0.052%) Packer
14 1 (0.052%) QRadar
14 1 (0.052%) Rancher
14 1 (0.052%) StatsD
Vendors
1 320 (16.65%) Tableau
2 230 (11.97%) Microsoft
3 102 (5.31%) Google
4 98 (5.10%) Oracle
5 78 (4.06%) Alteryx
6 77 (4.01%) Cloudera
7 49 (2.55%) SAP
7 49 (2.55%) Teradata
8 35 (1.82%) Cognos
9 33 (1.72%) Hortonworks
10 29 (1.51%) Capita
11 28 (1.46%) MicroStrategy
12 27 (1.40%) WorldPay
13 25 (1.30%) Talend
14 23 (1.20%) Netezza
15 22 (1.14%) IBM
16 20 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
17 14 (0.73%) PagerDuty
18 13 (0.68%) Apple
18 13 (0.68%) MapR