Period
to 17 September 2019

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 17 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 88 105
Rank change year-on-year -8 +17 +25
Permanent jobs citing R 6 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.62% 1.05% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 1.87% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 3
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £38,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% -8.82% -34.62%
10th Percentile £33,125 £33,750 £33,250
90th Percentile £38,750 £71,250 £43,750
South East median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year -27.27% +7.32% -2.38%

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 552 589 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 56.67% 56.15% 54.46%
Number of salaries quoted 493 510 625
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,800 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,125 £56,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 17 September 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
Chatham - 5 £37,500 -
Folkestone +2 1 £30,000 -20.00%
R
South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 Kent region with a requirement for R.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Time Management
2 5 (83.33%) Visualisation
2 5 (83.33%) AWS
2 5 (83.33%) Game Development
2 5 (83.33%) Data Visualisation
2 5 (83.33%) Tableau
2 5 (83.33%) Statistical Modelling
2 5 (83.33%) Analytics
2 5 (83.33%) Xbox
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (83.33%) BigQuery
2 5 (83.33%) GCP
2 5 (83.33%) PlayStation
2 5 (83.33%) A/B Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Remedy
2 5 (83.33%) Games
2 5 (83.33%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) CSS

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) AWS
1 5 (83.33%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon Redshift
1 5 (83.33%) BigQuery
2 1 (16.67%) DTS
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (83.33%) Games
1 5 (83.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) PlayStation
1 5 (83.33%) Xbox
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Time Management
2 5 (83.33%) A/B Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Analytics
2 5 (83.33%) Data Visualisation
2 5 (83.33%) Game Development
2 5 (83.33%) Statistical Modelling
2 5 (83.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Remedy
1 5 (83.33%) Tableau