Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK > England
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 263 285 331
Rank change year-on-year +22 +46 +54
Permanent jobs citing R 1,762 1,907 1,599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.32% 1.19% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.43% 2.11% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,351 1,561 1,338
England median annual salary £58,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £96,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +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 72,555 90,507 87,591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.38% 56.30% 55.06%
Number of salaries quoted 59,802 75,954 75,116
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.15%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +29 1,045 £67,500 +3.85% 63
South East +16 249 £45,000 -18.18% 13
North of England +5 149 £48,750 +2.63% 18
South West +55 120 £52,500 -4.11% 7
Midlands +38 101 £45,000 +6.64% 6
North West +35 101 £50,000 - 9
East of England +72 97 £62,500 +36.61% 10
West Midlands +32 67 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Yorkshire -15 42 £45,000 +9.76% 7
East Midlands +35 32 £51,250 +6.77% 2
North East +14 6 £45,000 +5.57% 2
R
UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 1,365 (77.47%) Python
2 1,025 (58.17%) SQL
3 863 (48.98%) Analytics
4 839 (47.62%) Data Science
5 707 (40.12%) Machine Learning
6 529 (30.02%) Mathematics
7 517 (29.34%) Finance
8 502 (28.49%) Analytical Skills
9 461 (26.16%) Visualisation
10 426 (24.18%) Business Intelligence
11 418 (23.72%) Degree
12 414 (23.50%) Java
13 400 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
14 391 (22.19%) Tableau
15 378 (21.45%) Data Analysis
16 370 (21.00%) Big Data
17 357 (20.26%) Algorithms
18 355 (20.15%) MATLAB
19 350 (19.86%) C#
20 348 (19.75%) C++
21 313 (17.76%) Power Platform
21 313 (17.76%) Power BI
22 304 (17.25%) PhD
23 302 (17.14%) Software Engineering
24 291 (16.52%) Artificial Intelligence
24 291 (16.52%) Statistics
25 286 (16.23%) Microsoft
26 279 (15.83%) SAS
27 278 (15.78%) Microsoft Azure
28 267 (15.15%) SQL Server

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
1 279 (15.83%) SAS
2 228 (12.94%) Apache Spark
3 62 (3.52%) SharePoint
4 46 (2.61%) Jupyter
5 38 (2.16%) Apache
6 23 (1.31%) IIS
7 19 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (0.91%) Apache Pig
9 9 (0.51%) IPython
10 6 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
11 4 (0.23%) Camunda
11 4 (0.23%) Confluence
12 3 (0.17%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.17%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.17%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.17%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.17%) WordPress
13 2 (0.11%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.11%) CMS
13 2 (0.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 133 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 96 (5.45%) SPSS
3 49 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
4 37 (2.10%) Stata
5 26 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 23 (1.31%) GNU Octave
7 12 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.62%) Maple
9 4 (0.23%) S-PLUS
10 3 (0.17%) Weka
11 2 (0.11%) Gephi
11 2 (0.11%) Mathematica
11 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
11 2 (0.11%) SPSS Modeler
12 1 (0.057%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.057%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.057%) CPLEX
12 1 (0.057%) InVision
12 1 (0.057%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.057%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 30 (1.70%) Summit
2 6 (0.34%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.23%) FastStats
3 4 (0.23%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.11%) ReMetrica
4 2 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.11%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.11%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 1 (0.057%) Actimize
5 1 (0.057%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.057%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.057%) Magento
5 1 (0.057%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.057%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.057%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.057%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 1 (0.057%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 313 (17.76%) Power Platform
2 278 (15.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 189 (10.73%) Amazon AWS
4 108 (6.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 46 (2.61%) Azure Data Factory
6 39 (2.21%) GitHub
6 39 (2.21%) SaaS
7 37 (2.10%) Azure Machine Learning
8 35 (1.99%) Office 365
9 29 (1.65%) Google Analytics
10 28 (1.59%) PaaS
11 27 (1.53%) Azure Stack
12 21 (1.19%) Serverless
13 19 (1.08%) Data Lake Analytics
14 18 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
15 12 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
16 11 (0.62%) Amazon SageMaker
16 11 (0.62%) AWS Data Pipeline
16 11 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
17 10 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.48%) Firewall
1 26 (1.48%) Internet
2 22 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (0.96%) Network Security
4 14 (0.79%) FTP
5 9 (0.51%) Wireless
6 7 (0.40%) Broadband
7 5 (0.28%) Cisco Firepower
7 5 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.23%) VPN
9 3 (0.17%) SSL
9 3 (0.17%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.11%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (0.11%) DNS
10 2 (0.11%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.11%) FIX Connectivity
10 2 (0.11%) HTTP
10 2 (0.11%) MPLS
10 2 (0.11%) WAN
10 2 (0.11%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 370 (21.00%) Big Data
2 313 (17.76%) Power BI
3 267 (15.15%) SQL Server
4 265 (15.04%) Hadoop
5 239 (13.56%) Data Warehouse
6 172 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 145 (8.23%) QlikView
8 136 (7.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 119 (6.75%) Data Mining
10 117 (6.64%) Apache Hive
11 115 (6.53%) Relational Database
12 110 (6.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 102 (5.79%) NoSQL
14 87 (4.94%) Data Lake
15 59 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
16 58 (3.29%) Amazon Redshift
17 51 (2.89%) MongoDB
18 45 (2.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 43 (2.44%) Neo4j
19 43 (2.44%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 99 (5.62%) Git (software)
2 45 (2.55%) Jenkins
3 36 (2.04%) Subversion
4 27 (1.53%) Visual Studio
5 25 (1.42%) JIRA
6 23 (1.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 17 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (0.74%) Maven
8 13 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
9 12 (0.68%) RStudio
9 12 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (0.68%) Toad
10 8 (0.45%) Artifactory
10 8 (0.45%) Bitbucket
10 8 (0.45%) Selenium
11 7 (0.40%) ER Studio
11 7 (0.40%) ERwin
12 6 (0.34%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.34%) Hudson
13 5 (0.28%) Vagrant
General
1 517 (29.34%) Finance
2 179 (10.16%) Marketing
3 136 (7.72%) Banking
4 128 (7.26%) Retail
5 56 (3.18%) Pharmaceutical
6 48 (2.72%) Front Office
7 47 (2.67%) Investment Banking
8 44 (2.50%) Telecoms
9 31 (1.76%) Games
9 31 (1.76%) Law
10 30 (1.70%) Legal
10 30 (1.70%) Manufacturing
11 26 (1.48%) Advertising
12 15 (0.85%) Electronics
13 13 (0.74%) Billing
14 12 (0.68%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.45%) General Ledger
16 7 (0.40%) Automotive
16 7 (0.40%) Digital Economy
17 6 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 482 (27.36%) Data Scientist
2 361 (20.49%) Developer
3 341 (19.35%) Analyst
4 191 (10.84%) Data Analyst
5 114 (6.47%) Senior Data Scientist
6 110 (6.24%) Data Engineer
6 110 (6.24%) Graduate
7 101 (5.73%) Architect
8 100 (5.68%) C# Developer
9 91 (5.16%) Senior Analyst
10 85 (4.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 85 (4.82%) Junior
11 76 (4.31%) Consultant
12 72 (4.09%) Graduate Developer
12 72 (4.09%) Software Developer
13 66 (3.75%) Graduate C# Developer
14 63 (3.58%) Software Engineer
15 59 (3.35%) Java Developer
16 55 (3.12%) Python Developer
17 54 (3.06%) Analytics Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (8.00%) .NET
2 133 (7.55%) Natural Language Processing
3 102 (5.79%) AngularJS
4 82 (4.65%) HTML
4 82 (4.65%) React
5 70 (3.97%) D3.js
6 66 (3.75%) scikit-learn
7 65 (3.69%) Pandas
7 65 (3.69%) TensorFlow
8 64 (3.63%) CSS
9 63 (3.58%) Web Services
10 61 (3.46%) NumPy
11 57 (3.23%) J2EE
12 53 (3.01%) ASP.NET
13 48 (2.72%) HTML5
13 48 (2.72%) Kafka
14 45 (2.55%) jQuery
15 39 (2.21%) SciPy
16 38 (2.16%) Node.js
17 36 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 502 (28.49%) Analytical Skills
2 357 (20.26%) Algorithms
3 122 (6.92%) Fintech
4 90 (5.11%) Data Structures
5 79 (4.48%) Hedge funds
6 74 (4.20%) Derivative
7 66 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
8 52 (2.95%) Fixed Income
9 46 (2.61%) User Experience
10 38 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
11 27 (1.53%) Cloud Native
11 27 (1.53%) Credit Risk
11 27 (1.53%) Virtual Team
12 24 (1.36%) Blog
13 22 (1.25%) Equities
14 21 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 19 (1.08%) Management Information System
16 18 (1.02%) Data Centre
17 15 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
18 14 (0.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 104 (5.90%) Linux
2 75 (4.26%) Windows
3 39 (2.21%) Unix
4 21 (1.19%) Windows Server
5 14 (0.79%) Android
6 11 (0.62%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.34%) Debian
7 6 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.11%) CentOS
8 2 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.11%) Solaris
8 2 (0.11%) SUSE
8 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.11%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.057%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.057%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 863 (48.98%) Analytics
2 839 (47.62%) Data Science
3 707 (40.12%) Machine Learning
4 529 (30.02%) Mathematics
5 461 (26.16%) Visualisation
6 426 (24.18%) Business Intelligence
7 400 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
8 378 (21.45%) Data Analysis
9 302 (17.14%) Software Engineering
10 291 (16.52%) Artificial Intelligence
10 291 (16.52%) Statistics
11 265 (15.04%) Computer Science
12 259 (14.70%) Data Analytics
13 238 (13.51%) Data Visualisation
14 223 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
15 186 (10.56%) Data Modelling
16 175 (9.93%) ETL
17 174 (9.88%) Physics
18 151 (8.57%) Deep Learning
19 132 (7.49%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1,365 (77.47%) Python
2 1,025 (58.17%) SQL
3 414 (23.50%) Java
4 355 (20.15%) MATLAB
5 350 (19.86%) C#
6 348 (19.75%) C++
7 179 (10.16%) Scala
8 149 (8.46%) JavaScript
9 119 (6.75%) C
10 96 (5.45%) T-SQL
11 85 (4.82%) VBA
12 57 (3.23%) Ruby
13 50 (2.84%) PHP
14 49 (2.78%) Bash Shell
15 37 (2.10%) PowerShell
16 34 (1.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 30 (1.70%) Bourne shell
17 30 (1.70%) Korn
18 20 (1.14%) Julia
18 20 (1.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 418 (23.72%) Degree
2 304 (17.25%) PhD
3 60 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 49 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
5 40 (2.27%) Master's Degree
6 24 (1.36%) CCNP
6 24 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (1.36%) SC Cleared
7 17 (0.96%) CCIE
7 17 (0.96%) DV Cleared
8 12 (0.68%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.57%) ACCA
9 10 (0.57%) CIMA
10 8 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (0.45%) Postgraduate
10 8 (0.45%) TOGAF Certification
11 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.23%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.17%) MCSA
14 2 (0.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (5.39%) Data Quality
2 51 (2.89%) GDPR
3 40 (2.27%) QA
4 16 (0.91%) Actionable Recommendations
5 11 (0.62%) EMIR
6 10 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
6 10 (0.57%) MiFID
7 4 (0.23%) IFRS
7 4 (0.23%) PMO
8 3 (0.17%) SLA
8 3 (0.17%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.057%) Basel III
9 1 (0.057%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.057%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.057%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 83 (4.71%) Docker
2 27 (1.53%) HDFS
3 17 (0.96%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.62%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.28%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.11%) GridGain
8 1 (0.057%) Firmware
8 1 (0.057%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 49 (2.78%) Kubernetes
2 27 (1.53%) Oozie
3 22 (1.25%) Terraform
4 21 (1.19%) Ansible
5 17 (0.96%) Puppet
6 14 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
8 9 (0.51%) Kibana
9 8 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.23%) Packer
12 3 (0.17%) Ambari
13 2 (0.11%) Chronos
13 2 (0.11%) Istio
13 2 (0.11%) logstash
13 2 (0.11%) Mesos
13 2 (0.11%) Nessus
13 2 (0.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 391 (22.19%) Tableau
2 286 (16.23%) Microsoft
3 115 (6.53%) Google
4 69 (3.92%) Oracle
5 58 (3.29%) Alteryx
6 41 (2.33%) Informatica
7 29 (1.65%) Hortonworks
8 28 (1.59%) Teradata
9 26 (1.48%) Cisco
9 26 (1.48%) Databricks
10 23 (1.31%) Rackspace
10 23 (1.31%) SAP
11 22 (1.25%) Palo Alto
12 21 (1.19%) WorldPay
13 18 (1.02%) IBM
13 18 (1.02%) Talend
14 17 (0.96%) Dataiku
14 17 (0.96%) F5
15 15 (0.85%) Adobe
15 15 (0.85%) Cloudera