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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
South East / Kent
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 - 91
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing R 4 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.61% - 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% - 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 14
Median salary £42,500 - £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  

R is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 358 482 665
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 54.24% 50.84% 61.46%
Number of salaries quoted 316 430 591
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing R as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 2 £42,500 -
Swanley - 1 £32,500 -
R
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) Python
3 10 (55.56%) Machine Learning
4 9 (50.00%) Analytics
4 9 (50.00%) Degree
5 8 (44.44%) Statistics
5 8 (44.44%) Mathematics
6 7 (38.89%) Operations Research
6 7 (38.89%) Statistical Analysis
6 7 (38.89%) Data Munging
6 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (38.89%) Data Analytics
7 5 (27.78%) Statistical Modelling
7 5 (27.78%) Linear Algebra
7 5 (27.78%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
7 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
7 5 (27.78%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
8 4 (22.22%) System Testing
8 4 (22.22%) TDD
8 4 (22.22%) Marketing
8 4 (22.22%) MVC
8 4 (22.22%) SAS
8 4 (22.22%) CSS
8 4 (22.22%) PhD
8 4 (22.22%) C#
8 4 (22.22%) HTML
8 4 (22.22%) .NET
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server

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 4 (22.22%) SAS
2 2 (11.11%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Big Data
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Data Mining
3 2 (11.11%) Base SAS
3 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.11%) DB2
3 2 (11.11%) DTS
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) ReSharper
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
1 7 (38.89%) Data Scientist
2 5 (27.78%) Data Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Data Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Insight Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Data Modeller
6 1 (5.56%) Junior
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Marketing Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Marketing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) CSS
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
2 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (11.11%) LINQ
3 1 (5.56%) MDX
3 1 (5.56%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (11.11%) AS400
3 2 (11.11%) Credit Risk
3 2 (11.11%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Machine Learning
2 9 (50.00%) Analytics
3 8 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 8 (44.44%) Statistics
4 7 (38.89%) Data Analytics
4 7 (38.89%) Data Munging
4 7 (38.89%) Operations Research
4 7 (38.89%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (27.78%) Linear Algebra
5 5 (27.78%) Statistical Modelling
5 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
6 4 (22.22%) MVC
6 4 (22.22%) Predictive Modelling
6 4 (22.22%) System Testing
6 4 (22.22%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
8 2 (11.11%) Random Forest
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.11%) VBA
5 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) Master's Degree
2 4 (22.22%) PhD
3 3 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Tableau
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Sitecore