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

R
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 105 115
Rank change year-on-year +24 +10 +8
Permanent jobs citing R 4 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.46% 0.16% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.80% 0.28% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 8
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £38,250
90th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -13.64% -4.35% +21.05%

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 503 726 793
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 58.22% 56.99% 48.38%
Number of salaries quoted 424 622 686
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,875 £57,500 £59,875
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 January 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
Folkestone - 3 £37,500 -
Maidstone - 1 - -
R
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) ReSharper
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) LINQ
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Prototyping
2 3 (75.00%) Feasibility Study
2 3 (75.00%) Caliburn.Micro
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 3 (75.00%) Thunderhead
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
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
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (75.00%) NUnit
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework

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 1 (25.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
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
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
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%) Data Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Data Science Manager
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
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
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%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Data Science
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (25.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Thunderhead