Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 123 131
Rank change year-on-year +19 +8 -1
Permanent jobs citing R 4 5 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.31% 0.29% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 0.64% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 23
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £65,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.46% +52.94% +3.66%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £43,500 £67,500 £51,250
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +12.90% +13.41%

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 Kent with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 711 777 1247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 54.23% 45.57% 55.97%
Number of salaries quoted 606 696 1139
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for R in Kent

R
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for R in Kent

R
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Kent region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Maidstone +25 1 £42,500 -34.62%
Swanley - 1 £32,500 -
R
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for R.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (50.00%) Base SAS
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) SAS
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Research
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Clojure
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) Sinatra

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Base SAS
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) BigQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Power BI
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Junior
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Data Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Marketing Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (25.00%) MDX
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (25.00%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing Technology
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Actionable Insight
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Research
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Clojure
3 1 (25.00%) Elixir
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet