Period
to 14 November 2018

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

R
South East > Kent
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 103 124
Rank change year-on-year +18 +21 -3
Permanent jobs citing R 4 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.40% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 0.55% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 4
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -38.46% +52.94%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £40,625
90th Percentile £41,250 £43,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +10.53%

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 573 721 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 57.88% 54.17% 45.51%
Number of salaries quoted 502 617 700
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,875 £58,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 14 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
Folkestone - 3 £37,500 -
Rochester - 1 - -
R
South East

For the 6 months to 14 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 Kent region with a requirement for R.

1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) ReSharper
2 3 (75.00%) Thunderhead
2 3 (75.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) LINQ
2 3 (75.00%) Release Management
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) System Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) MVVM
2 3 (75.00%) Moq
2 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) MSBuild
2 3 (75.00%) Caliburn.Micro
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Moq
1 3 (75.00%) MSBuild
1 3 (75.00%) NUnit
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (75.00%) ReSharper
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (75.00%) VB.NET Developer
1 3 (75.00%) WinForms Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (75.00%) Caliburn.Micro
1 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (75.00%) LINQ
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
1 3 (75.00%) WinForms
1 3 (75.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
1 3 (75.00%) Feasibility Study
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) MVVM
1 3 (75.00%) Prototyping
1 3 (75.00%) Release Management
1 3 (75.00%) System Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Time Management
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Power Management
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Ada
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Thunderhead
2 1 (25.00%) Wind River