Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 284 277 391
Rank change year-on-year -7 +114 +69
Permanent jobs citing R 1,782 2,056 1,410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.17% 1.22% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.12% 2.20% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,446 1,516 1,223
England median annual salary £62,069 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +14.29% -4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £92,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -4.55%

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 84,085 93,481 93,519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.38% 55.44% 52.97%
Number of salaries quoted 70,560 77,568 81,352
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -6 1,115 £67,500 +0.75% 135
South East +12 258 £50,000 -9.09% 33
North of England +39 172 £47,500 -5.00% 27
South West +48 118 £57,500 -4.17% 17
North West +16 99 £50,000 -9.09% 16
Midlands +1 82 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Yorkshire +40 62 £42,500 -8.60% 9
West Midlands +12 51 £49,500 +19.28% 5
East of England -52 33 £60,000 +37.14% 17
East Midlands +4 31 £35,000 -12.50% 7
North East +8 11 £41,250 +16.20% 2
R
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 1,449 (81.31%) Python
2 996 (55.89%) SQL
3 918 (51.52%) Analytics
4 898 (50.39%) Data Science
5 761 (42.70%) Machine Learning
6 551 (30.92%) Finance
7 539 (30.25%) Mathematics
8 522 (29.29%) Degree
9 515 (28.90%) Big Data
10 479 (26.88%) Visualisation
11 475 (26.66%) Analytical Skills
12 443 (24.86%) Statistics
13 439 (24.64%) Java
14 409 (22.95%) Business Intelligence
15 408 (22.90%) Tableau
16 401 (22.50%) Hadoop
17 393 (22.05%) Algorithms
18 378 (21.21%) Apache Spark
19 367 (20.59%) SAS
20 334 (18.74%) Data Analysis
21 317 (17.79%) Agile Software Development
22 314 (17.62%) Artificial Intelligence
23 311 (17.45%) C++
24 303 (17.00%) Data Visualisation
25 296 (16.61%) Computer Science
26 295 (16.55%) Data Analytics
27 262 (14.70%) PhD
28 260 (14.59%) MATLAB
29 250 (14.03%) Microsoft Azure
29 250 (14.03%) Power BI

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
1 378 (21.21%) Apache Spark
2 367 (20.59%) SAS
3 86 (4.83%) Apache
4 39 (2.19%) Apache Pig
5 19 (1.07%) SharePoint
6 18 (1.01%) Tomcat
7 17 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (0.84%) Jupyter
9 8 (0.45%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.34%) WildFly
11 5 (0.28%) Anypoint
11 5 (0.28%) Mule
12 3 (0.17%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.17%) IIS
13 2 (0.11%) Apache Airflow
13 2 (0.11%) CMS
13 2 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.056%) Ethereum
14 1 (0.056%) GeoServer
14 1 (0.056%) IPython
Applications
1 124 (6.96%) SPSS
2 119 (6.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 41 (2.30%) GNU Octave
4 28 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 19 (1.07%) Stata
6 17 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
7 15 (0.84%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.22%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.11%) EViews
10 2 (0.11%) InDesign
10 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.11%) Simulink
10 2 (0.11%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.056%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.056%) CPLEX
11 1 (0.056%) Weka
Business Applications
1 10 (0.56%) Actimize
2 8 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.22%) FastStats
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.11%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 2 (0.11%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.056%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.056%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.056%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 250 (14.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 217 (12.18%) Amazon AWS
3 72 (4.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 66 (3.70%) Google Analytics
5 49 (2.75%) SaaS
6 34 (1.91%) PaaS
7 26 (1.46%) Amazon EMR
7 26 (1.46%) Amazon S3
8 24 (1.35%) GitHub
9 23 (1.29%) Amazon SageMaker
10 21 (1.18%) Data Lake Analytics
10 21 (1.18%) Serverless
11 19 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
11 19 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
11 19 (1.07%) Azure Data Factory
12 18 (1.01%) Adobe Analytics
13 15 (0.84%) IaaS
14 14 (0.79%) Azure Machine Learning
15 12 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
16 11 (0.62%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 13 (0.73%) Broadband
2 10 (0.56%) Firewall
3 9 (0.51%) Internet
3 9 (0.51%) WAN
3 9 (0.51%) Wireless
4 8 (0.45%) Cisco Wireless
4 8 (0.45%) SMS
4 8 (0.45%) Wireless Security
5 7 (0.39%) VPN
6 6 (0.34%) Kerberos
7 5 (0.28%) HTTP
7 5 (0.28%) PPP
8 4 (0.22%) Symposium
9 2 (0.11%) BGP
9 2 (0.11%) DHCP
9 2 (0.11%) DNS
9 2 (0.11%) FIX Connectivity
9 2 (0.11%) OSPF
9 2 (0.11%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.056%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 515 (28.90%) Big Data
2 401 (22.50%) Hadoop
3 250 (14.03%) Power BI
4 202 (11.34%) SQL Server
5 201 (11.28%) Apache Hive
6 165 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
7 160 (8.98%) NoSQL
8 138 (7.74%) QlikView
9 126 (7.07%) Relational Database
10 123 (6.90%) Data Mining
11 92 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 90 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 86 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
14 76 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 71 (3.98%) Amazon Redshift
16 66 (3.70%) MySQL
17 59 (3.31%) Data Lake
18 53 (2.97%) MongoDB
19 51 (2.86%) Spotfire
20 48 (2.69%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 177 (9.93%) Git (software)
2 63 (3.54%) Jenkins
3 55 (3.09%) Subversion
4 38 (2.13%) Maven
5 33 (1.85%) Visual Studio
6 31 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 21 (1.18%) Vagrant
8 19 (1.07%) RStudio
9 16 (0.90%) Eclipse
10 15 (0.84%) Artifactory
11 14 (0.79%) Grunt
11 14 (0.79%) gulp
11 14 (0.79%) JIRA
12 12 (0.67%) Ant
13 11 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (0.51%) GitLab
15 8 (0.45%) ERwin
15 8 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 7 (0.39%) TeamCity
17 6 (0.34%) ER Studio
General
1 551 (30.92%) Finance
2 173 (9.71%) Marketing
3 168 (9.43%) Banking
4 165 (9.26%) Retail
5 77 (4.32%) Front Office
6 76 (4.26%) Telecoms
7 63 (3.54%) Investment Banking
8 53 (2.97%) Games
9 48 (2.69%) Advertising
9 48 (2.69%) Manufacturing
10 33 (1.85%) Publishing
11 30 (1.68%) Electronics
12 20 (1.12%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.73%) Law
13 13 (0.73%) Retail Banking
14 11 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
15 10 (0.56%) Back Office
15 10 (0.56%) Social Science
16 9 (0.51%) Billing
16 9 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 610 (34.23%) Data Scientist
2 331 (18.57%) Analyst
3 280 (15.71%) Developer
4 205 (11.50%) Senior Data Scientist
5 162 (9.09%) Data Analyst
6 150 (8.42%) Data Engineer
7 123 (6.90%) Consultant
8 108 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
9 96 (5.39%) Data Consultant
10 81 (4.55%) Java Developer
11 77 (4.32%) Graduate
12 69 (3.87%) Junior
12 69 (3.87%) Machine Learning Scientist
13 64 (3.59%) Python Developer
14 61 (3.42%) C# Developer
14 61 (3.42%) Graduate Developer
15 60 (3.37%) Analytics Consultant
16 52 (2.92%) Architect
16 52 (2.92%) Graduate C# Developer
17 49 (2.75%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (9.76%) Natural Language Processing
2 104 (5.84%) Kafka
3 103 (5.78%) .NET
4 87 (4.88%) AngularJS
5 82 (4.60%) D3.js
6 70 (3.93%) TensorFlow
7 67 (3.76%) Web Services
8 64 (3.59%) React
9 62 (3.48%) HTML
10 47 (2.64%) CSS
11 44 (2.47%) Node.js
12 42 (2.36%) scikit-learn
13 41 (2.30%) Pandas
14 39 (2.19%) jQuery
14 39 (2.19%) XML
15 37 (2.08%) ggplot
16 33 (1.85%) MDX
17 30 (1.68%) ASP.NET
18 28 (1.57%) NumPy
19 27 (1.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 475 (26.66%) Analytical Skills
2 393 (22.05%) Algorithms
3 296 (16.61%) Computer Science
4 130 (7.30%) Fintech
5 85 (4.77%) Data Structures
6 69 (3.87%) Equities
7 68 (3.82%) Hedge funds
7 68 (3.82%) User Experience
8 65 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 65 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
9 54 (3.03%) Derivative
10 44 (2.47%) Social Network
11 41 (2.30%) Fixed Income
12 36 (2.02%) Credit Risk
13 29 (1.63%) Exotic Derivative
13 29 (1.63%) Social Media
14 26 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
14 26 (1.46%) Market Risk
15 23 (1.29%) Management Information System
16 18 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 103 (5.78%) Linux
2 48 (2.69%) Unix
3 43 (2.41%) Windows
4 24 (1.35%) Ubuntu
5 22 (1.23%) CentOS
6 14 (0.79%) Solaris
6 14 (0.79%) Windows Server
7 12 (0.67%) Android
7 12 (0.67%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.17%) CoreOS
8 3 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.11%) Debian
9 2 (0.11%) SUSE
9 2 (0.11%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.056%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.056%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 918 (51.52%) Analytics
2 898 (50.39%) Data Science
3 761 (42.70%) Machine Learning
4 539 (30.25%) Mathematics
5 479 (26.88%) Visualisation
6 443 (24.86%) Statistics
7 409 (22.95%) Business Intelligence
8 334 (18.74%) Data Analysis
9 317 (17.79%) Agile Software Development
10 314 (17.62%) Artificial Intelligence
11 303 (17.00%) Data Visualisation
12 295 (16.55%) Data Analytics
13 219 (12.29%) Data Modelling
14 207 (11.62%) Physics
15 183 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
16 178 (9.99%) Deep Learning
16 178 (9.99%) ETL
17 171 (9.60%) Software Engineering
18 161 (9.03%) Predictive Modelling
19 150 (8.42%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 1,449 (81.31%) Python
2 996 (55.89%) SQL
3 439 (24.64%) Java
4 311 (17.45%) C++
5 260 (14.59%) MATLAB
6 234 (13.13%) Scala
7 216 (12.12%) C#
8 173 (9.71%) JavaScript
9 96 (5.39%) C
10 68 (3.82%) T-SQL
11 67 (3.76%) VBA
12 66 (3.70%) Ruby
13 45 (2.53%) PHP
14 33 (1.85%) PL/SQL
15 32 (1.80%) Bash Shell
16 30 (1.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 28 (1.57%) Perl
18 25 (1.40%) Go
18 25 (1.40%) VB.NET
19 23 (1.29%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 522 (29.29%) Degree
2 262 (14.70%) PhD
3 82 (4.60%) Numerate Degree
4 60 (3.37%) Master's Degree
5 30 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 23 (1.29%) Security Cleared
7 18 (1.01%) Postgraduate
8 14 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.56%) MBA
10 9 (0.51%) CCNA
10 9 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.51%) SC Cleared
11 8 (0.45%) CCNP
11 8 (0.45%) PMI Certification
11 8 (0.45%) TOGAF Certification
12 5 (0.28%) Analytics IQ
13 4 (0.22%) AWS Certification
13 4 (0.22%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.17%) ISTQB
15 2 (0.11%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (5.16%) Data Quality
2 51 (2.86%) QA
3 19 (1.07%) GDPR
4 15 (0.84%) Actionable Recommendations
5 14 (0.79%) Dodd-Frank
6 11 (0.62%) IFRS
6 11 (0.62%) IFRS 9
7 10 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
8 9 (0.51%) EMIR
8 9 (0.51%) MiFID
8 9 (0.51%) Solvency II
9 5 (0.28%) FATCA
10 1 (0.056%) ISO 26262
10 1 (0.056%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 1 (0.056%) MISRA
System Software
1 82 (4.60%) Docker
2 47 (2.64%) HDFS
3 15 (0.84%) VirtualBox
4 12 (0.67%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.28%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.11%) vSphere
8 1 (0.056%) GPFS
8 1 (0.056%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 53 (2.97%) Ansible
2 52 (2.92%) Kubernetes
3 40 (2.24%) Terraform
4 37 (2.08%) Puppet
5 36 (2.02%) Hadoop YARN
6 30 (1.68%) Oozie
7 15 (0.84%) Docker Swarm
8 13 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.34%) Kibana
9 6 (0.34%) Xymon
9 6 (0.34%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.28%) Mesos
11 4 (0.22%) Packer
11 4 (0.22%) WSUS
12 3 (0.17%) logstash
12 3 (0.17%) Prometheus
13 2 (0.11%) Ambari
13 2 (0.11%) SCCM
13 2 (0.11%) SCOM
13 2 (0.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 408 (22.90%) Tableau
2 193 (10.83%) Microsoft
3 123 (6.90%) Google
4 117 (6.57%) Oracle
5 87 (4.88%) SAP
6 50 (2.81%) Alteryx
7 47 (2.64%) Hortonworks
8 40 (2.24%) Cloudera
9 35 (1.96%) Informatica
10 29 (1.63%) Teradata
11 22 (1.23%) Adobe
12 21 (1.18%) Databricks
13 20 (1.12%) MapR
13 20 (1.12%) Red Hat
14 19 (1.07%) Cognos
15 18 (1.01%) IBM
15 18 (1.01%) Netezza
16 17 (0.95%) Ab Initio
16 17 (0.95%) MicroStrategy
17 15 (0.84%) Dataiku