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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 298 372 495
Rank change year-on-year +74 +123  
Permanent jobs citing R 853 827 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.06% 0.84% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.94% 1.62% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 733 705 450
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

R is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 43975 50906 51098
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 54.77% 51.91% 50.71%
Number of salaries quoted 37830 44290 43868
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing R as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +37 562 £65,000 +8.33% 67
South East +50 115 £55,000 +22.22% 13
North West +19 42 £42,500 -10.52% 9
East of England +56 39 £60,000 +84.61% 9
East Midlands +27 35 £42,500 -15.00% 1
West Midlands +35 22 £35,000 -46.15% 3
South West +24 22 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Yorkshire +23 8 £40,000 -27.27% 2
North East +9 7 £35,000 -22.22% 5
R
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for R.

1 1055 (66.60%) Python
2 891 (56.25%) SQL
3 842 (53.16%) Analytics
4 606 (38.26%) Degree
5 560 (35.35%) Machine Learning
6 534 (33.71%) Mathematics
7 525 (33.14%) Big Data
8 502 (31.69%) Analytical Skills
9 437 (27.59%) SAS
10 434 (27.40%) Hadoop
11 396 (25.00%) Statistics
12 373 (23.55%) Computer Science
13 369 (23.30%) Finance
14 359 (22.66%) Business Intelligence
15 358 (22.60%) Java
16 352 (22.22%) Visualisation
17 337 (21.28%) Tableau
18 328 (20.71%) Algorithms
19 317 (20.01%) MATLAB
20 316 (19.95%) Apache Spark
21 304 (19.19%) PhD
22 268 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
23 244 (15.40%) Marketing
24 235 (14.84%) Data Visualisation
25 223 (14.08%) C#
26 219 (13.83%) Data Analytics
27 214 (13.51%) ETL
28 204 (12.88%) C++
29 194 (12.25%) Scala
30 187 (11.81%) Data Analysis

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
1 437 (27.59%) SAS
2 316 (19.95%) Apache Spark
3 87 (5.49%) Apache
4 73 (4.61%) Apache Pig
5 49 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (1.45%) SharePoint
7 11 (0.69%) JBoss
8 10 (0.63%) Apache Solr
9 9 (0.57%) Confluence
9 9 (0.57%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.51%) nginx
11 7 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
11 7 (0.44%) CMS
11 7 (0.44%) Luigi
12 4 (0.25%) Jupyter
13 3 (0.19%) Ethereum
13 3 (0.19%) Hyperledger
13 3 (0.19%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.19%) SugarCRM
14 2 (0.13%) IIS
Applications
1 175 (11.05%) SPSS
2 109 (6.88%) MS Excel
3 43 (2.71%) Stata
4 26 (1.64%) SPSS Modeler
5 21 (1.33%) EViews
6 18 (1.14%) MS Office
7 16 (1.01%) GNU Octave
8 9 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (0.57%) Simulink
9 5 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.25%) S-PLUS
11 3 (0.19%) Gephi
11 3 (0.19%) Weka
12 2 (0.13%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 13 (0.82%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 6 (0.38%) SAP CO
2 6 (0.38%) SAP FI
2 6 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (0.32%) SAP AFS
3 5 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.25%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.25%) FastStats
4 4 (0.25%) FINCAD Analytics
4 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.19%) Data Workbench
5 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.19%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 109 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (4.36%) Google Analytics
4 39 (2.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 32 (2.02%) Azure Machine Learning
6 20 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.88%) GitHub
8 12 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
9 10 (0.63%) Amazon S3
9 10 (0.63%) SaaS
10 6 (0.38%) IaaS
11 5 (0.32%) PaaS
12 4 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
13 3 (0.19%) Data Lake Analytics
13 3 (0.19%) FinancialForce.com
13 3 (0.19%) Force.com
14 2 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.14%) Internet
2 8 (0.51%) LAN
3 7 (0.44%) FlexRay
3 7 (0.44%) MVNO
4 6 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (0.38%) Cisco Wireless
4 6 (0.38%) FTP
4 6 (0.38%) VPN
4 6 (0.38%) Wireless
4 6 (0.38%) Wireless Security
5 4 (0.25%) HTTP
5 4 (0.25%) Symposium
6 3 (0.19%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.19%) WAN
7 1 (0.063%) DNS
7 1 (0.063%) Intranet
7 1 (0.063%) LDAP
7 1 (0.063%) MPLS
7 1 (0.063%) MQTT
7 1 (0.063%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 525 (33.14%) Big Data
2 434 (27.40%) Hadoop
3 177 (11.17%) SQL Server
4 150 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
5 149 (9.41%) Data Mining
6 145 (9.15%) QlikView
7 141 (8.90%) NoSQL
8 125 (7.89%) Relational Database
9 124 (7.83%) Power BI
10 123 (7.77%) MongoDB
11 111 (7.01%) Apache Hive
12 103 (6.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 82 (5.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 67 (4.23%) Spotfire
15 60 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 58 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
16 58 (3.66%) Neo4j
17 50 (3.16%) HBase
17 50 (3.16%) MySQL
18 39 (2.46%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 42 (2.65%) Git (software)
2 31 (1.96%) Visual Studio
3 29 (1.83%) JIRA
4 22 (1.39%) Talend Open Studio
5 17 (1.07%) Jenkins
6 14 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 9 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (0.57%) Travis CI
9 8 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
10 7 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
11 6 (0.38%) Vagrant
12 5 (0.32%) JUnit
12 5 (0.32%) MSBuild
12 5 (0.32%) Yeoman
13 4 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (0.25%) RStudio
13 4 (0.25%) Subversion
14 3 (0.19%) Apache Continuum
15 2 (0.13%) Selenium
General
1 369 (23.30%) Finance
2 244 (15.40%) Marketing
3 117 (7.39%) Retail
4 106 (6.69%) Banking
5 41 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 37 (2.34%) Advertising
7 34 (2.15%) Front Office
8 30 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
9 29 (1.83%) Legal
10 24 (1.52%) Games
11 17 (1.07%) Electronics
11 17 (1.07%) Manufacturing
12 16 (1.01%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.63%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.57%) Aerospace
14 9 (0.57%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.44%) Automotive
15 7 (0.44%) Law
15 7 (0.44%) Publishing
16 5 (0.32%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 491 (31.00%) Data Scientist
2 341 (21.53%) Analyst
3 280 (17.68%) Developer
4 111 (7.01%) Senior Data Scientist
5 101 (6.38%) Consultant
6 93 (5.87%) Data Analyst
7 90 (5.68%) Data Engineer
8 64 (4.04%) Analytics Manager
9 62 (3.91%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 58 (3.66%) C# Developer
11 56 (3.54%) Data Consultant
12 55 (3.47%) .NET Developer
13 54 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
14 50 (3.16%) Architect
15 48 (3.03%) Insight Analyst
16 47 (2.97%) Analytics Consultant
17 45 (2.84%) Data Analytics Manager
18 44 (2.78%) Data Manager
19 43 (2.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
20 40 (2.53%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (10.10%) .NET
2 91 (5.74%) HTML
3 65 (4.10%) CSS
4 56 (3.54%) Natural Language Processing
5 47 (2.97%) Kafka
6 46 (2.90%) ASP.NET
6 46 (2.90%) Web Services
7 44 (2.78%) D3.js
8 37 (2.34%) AngularJS
8 37 (2.34%) NumPy
9 35 (2.21%) Node.js
10 28 (1.77%) REST
11 27 (1.70%) LAMP
12 23 (1.45%) .NET Framework
13 22 (1.39%) Pandas
13 22 (1.39%) scikit-learn
14 20 (1.26%) jQuery
14 20 (1.26%) XML
15 19 (1.20%) Django
15 19 (1.20%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 502 (31.69%) Analytical Skills
2 373 (23.55%) Computer Science
3 328 (20.71%) Algorithms
4 59 (3.72%) Credit Risk
5 39 (2.46%) Fintech
6 30 (1.89%) Data Structures
7 27 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 23 (1.45%) Management Information System
9 22 (1.39%) Social Media
9 22 (1.39%) User Experience
10 20 (1.26%) Fixed Income
11 18 (1.14%) Derivative
12 17 (1.07%) Hedge funds
13 15 (0.95%) Mobile App
14 14 (0.88%) Equities
15 13 (0.82%) Mainframe
15 13 (0.82%) Market Risk
16 10 (0.63%) Biotechnology
17 9 (0.57%) Equity Derivative
17 9 (0.57%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 136 (8.59%) Linux
2 44 (2.78%) Unix
3 42 (2.65%) Windows
4 7 (0.44%) Ubuntu
4 7 (0.44%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.19%) CentOS
6 3 (0.19%) Debian
6 3 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.13%) MVS
8 1 (0.063%) Android
8 1 (0.063%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 842 (53.16%) Analytics
2 560 (35.35%) Machine Learning
3 534 (33.71%) Mathematics
4 396 (25.00%) Statistics
5 359 (22.66%) Business Intelligence
6 352 (22.22%) Visualisation
7 268 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
8 235 (14.84%) Data Visualisation
9 219 (13.83%) Data Analytics
10 214 (13.51%) ETL
11 187 (11.81%) Data Analysis
12 181 (11.43%) Statistical Modelling
13 179 (11.30%) Physics
14 147 (9.28%) Predictive Modelling
15 144 (9.09%) Software Engineering
16 132 (8.33%) Data Modelling
17 128 (8.08%) Statistical Analysis
18 120 (7.58%) Predictive Analytics
19 104 (6.57%) Actionable Insight
20 103 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1055 (66.60%) Python
2 891 (56.25%) SQL
3 358 (22.60%) Java
4 317 (20.01%) MATLAB
5 223 (14.08%) C#
6 204 (12.88%) C++
7 194 (12.25%) Scala
8 95 (6.00%) JavaScript
9 87 (5.49%) VBA
10 83 (5.24%) C
11 76 (4.80%) T-SQL
12 51 (3.22%) Ruby
13 36 (2.27%) PHP
14 30 (1.89%) Perl
15 22 (1.39%) Shell Script
16 20 (1.26%) PowerShell
17 19 (1.20%) PL/SQL
17 19 (1.20%) VB.NET
18 17 (1.07%) Bash Shell
19 14 (0.88%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 606 (38.26%) Degree
2 304 (19.19%) PhD
3 27 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (1.26%) Security Cleared
5 13 (0.82%) MCTS
5 13 (0.82%) Postgraduate
6 11 (0.69%) ISEB
7 6 (0.38%) CCNP
7 6 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.38%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.32%) CFA
8 5 (0.32%) MCITP
8 5 (0.32%) MCP
9 3 (0.19%) CBAP
9 3 (0.19%) IIBA
10 2 (0.13%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.13%) SAS Certification
10 2 (0.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.063%) CISSP
11 1 (0.063%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.16%) Data Quality
2 49 (3.09%) QA
3 13 (0.82%) MiFID
4 11 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
4 11 (0.69%) EMIR
5 8 (0.51%) IFRS
5 8 (0.51%) IFRS 9
6 7 (0.44%) ISO26262
7 3 (0.19%) Basel III
7 3 (0.19%) IAS 39
7 3 (0.19%) SNOMED CT
8 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.13%) SLA
9 1 (0.063%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.063%) GCP
System Software
1 31 (1.96%) Docker
2 22 (1.39%) Apache Flume
3 18 (1.14%) HDFS
4 6 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.38%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.25%) KVM
5 4 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.063%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.063%) LXC
6 1 (0.063%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.063%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 1 (0.063%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.063%) vSphere
6 1 (0.063%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (0.63%) Kibana
2 9 (0.57%) logstash
3 8 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.44%) Ansible
5 3 (0.19%) Ambari
5 3 (0.19%) Oozie
6 2 (0.13%) Puppet
7 1 (0.063%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.063%) HockeyApp
7 1 (0.063%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.063%) Mesos
7 1 (0.063%) StatsD
7 1 (0.063%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 337 (21.28%) Tableau
2 157 (9.91%) Microsoft
3 104 (6.57%) Google
4 81 (5.11%) Oracle
5 51 (3.22%) SAP
6 44 (2.78%) Teradata
7 39 (2.46%) IBM
8 31 (1.96%) MicroStrategy
8 31 (1.96%) TIBCO
9 22 (1.39%) Talend
10 21 (1.33%) Netezza
11 20 (1.26%) Cloudera
11 20 (1.26%) Informatica
12 18 (1.14%) Alteryx
12 18 (1.14%) Hortonworks
13 16 (1.01%) Adobe
14 14 (0.88%) Hyperion
15 12 (0.76%) RapidMiner
15 12 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
16 10 (0.63%) Cognos
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Salt
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £750000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 - 100,000 + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Birch & James Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Rullion
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Codex
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent with comprehensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Codex
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mane Contract Services Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + equity
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + 30 hol
Posted: 2 days ago