Period
to 25 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 25 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 95 128
Rank change year-on-year +23 +33 -
Permanent jobs citing R 4 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.52% 1.24% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 2.08% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 9
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £72,500 £35,614
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.93% +103.57% -
10th Percentile £32,677 £46,625 £23,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £90,000 £52,059
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +41.18% -29.17% +50.00%

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 Essex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 415 866 1,047
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 54.11% 59.85% 53.01%
Number of salaries quoted 344 755 838
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £29,175
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,500 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing R as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for R in Essex

R
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing R in Essex.

Salary trend for R in Essex

R
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing R in Essex over the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

Salary histogram for R in Essex

R
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Essex region over the 6 months to 25 June 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
Chelmsford +16 2 £45,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £33,035 -
R
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for R.

1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) PhD
1 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Scala
1 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Data Science
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Pricing Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Pricing Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Science
1 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) PhD
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft