Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
South East > Kent
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 106 122
Rank change year-on-year +21 +16 +1
Permanent jobs citing R 10 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.95% 0.38% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.67% 0.70% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 2
Kent median annual salary £38,750 £42,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.82% -34.62% +57.58%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £43,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +29.41%

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 598 712 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 57.01% 54.06% 47.05%
Number of salaries quoted 521 615 780
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £23,725
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,700 £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
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing R in Kent over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Salary histogram 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 26 September 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 - 2 £40,000 -
Maidstone -3 1 £65,000 +52.94%
R
South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
1 7 (70.00%) WPF
1 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (60.00%) Entity Framework
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) JSON
4 4 (40.00%) Ajax
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (40.00%) Retail
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (40.00%) Legal
4 4 (40.00%) XAML
4 4 (40.00%) OOD
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) OO
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) HTML5
4 4 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API

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 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Simulink
1 1 (10.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Moq
1 3 (30.00%) MSBuild
1 3 (30.00%) NUnit
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (30.00%) ReSharper
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Legal
2 4 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (10.00%) Automotive
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Mid-Level C# Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 3 (30.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) WinForms Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Scientist
3 1 (10.00%) Pricing Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (70.00%) WPF
2 6 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (40.00%) Ajax
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) JSON
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) ADO.NET
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (30.00%) Caliburn.Micro
4 3 (30.00%) LINQ
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 3 (30.00%) MSMQ
4 3 (30.00%) WCF
4 3 (30.00%) WF
4 3 (30.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) OOD
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) CRM
3 3 (30.00%) Feasibility Study
3 3 (30.00%) MVVM
3 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
3 3 (30.00%) Release Management
3 3 (30.00%) System Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Time Management
3 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) XAML
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) Ada
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Infragistics
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Thunderhead
3 1 (10.00%) Wind River