Period
to 4 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > Midlands
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 220 172 245
Rank change year-on-year -48 +73 +49
Permanent jobs citing R 110 45 95
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.03% 0.94% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.30% 1.76% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 55 38 76
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,000 £22,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £35,775 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,750 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.95% +31.88% -5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £73,500 £63,250 £59,375
England median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% +4.61%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,782 2,556 5,298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 44.73% 53.52% 46.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3,692 2,159 4,672
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +8.24% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +8.49% +0.95%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing R as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for R in the Midlands

R
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing R in the Midlands.

Salary trend for R in the Midlands

R
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing R in the Midlands over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Salary histogram for R in the Midlands

R
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 4 December 2021. 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
West Midlands -50 73 £55,000 - 6
East Midlands -41 37 £40,000 +29.03% 2
R
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for R.

1 68 (61.82%) Python
2 56 (50.91%) Social Skills
3 50 (45.45%) Analytics
4 46 (41.82%) SQL
5 39 (35.45%) Data Science
6 33 (30.00%) SDLC
7 32 (29.09%) Salesforce.com
8 28 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (25.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 28 (25.45%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (24.55%) Data Analytics
9 27 (24.55%) Statistics
10 26 (23.64%) Apex Code
10 26 (23.64%) Software Architecture
10 26 (23.64%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 26 (23.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 25 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (21.82%) Degree
12 24 (21.82%) Machine Learning
13 23 (20.91%) Visualisation
13 23 (20.91%) Decision-Making
14 21 (19.09%) Azure
15 20 (18.18%) Mathematics
15 20 (18.18%) Computer Science
16 18 (16.36%) Artificial Intelligence
16 18 (16.36%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (16.36%) Natural Language Processing
17 17 (15.45%) Git (software)
17 17 (15.45%) Finance
18 16 (14.55%) Hadoop

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 8 (7.27%) SAS
2 3 (2.73%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.73%) NetWeaver
3 2 (1.82%) JBoss
3 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.82%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.91%) Apache
4 1 (0.91%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.91%) Confluence
4 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (11.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (5.45%) Chatbot
4 4 (3.64%) SPSS
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 26 (23.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 26 (23.64%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 21 (19.09%) Azure
3 16 (14.55%) Power Platform
4 15 (13.64%) AWS
5 7 (6.36%) GCP
6 6 (5.45%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.82%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (1.82%) Serverless
8 1 (0.91%) Amazon SageMaker
8 1 (0.91%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.91%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) Internet
2 2 (1.82%) DNS
2 2 (1.82%) Firewall
2 2 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.91%) Broadband
3 1 (0.91%) LTE
3 1 (0.91%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.36%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (14.55%) Hadoop
2 16 (14.55%) Power BI
3 13 (11.82%) Apache Hive
4 11 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 9 (8.18%) Big Data
7 6 (5.45%) Data Lake
8 5 (4.55%) BigQuery
8 5 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (3.64%) OLAP
9 4 (3.64%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (3.64%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (3.64%) SSDT
10 3 (2.73%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.82%) Neo4j
11 2 (1.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (15.45%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.73%) JIRA
4 1 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.91%) RStudio
4 1 (0.91%) Vagrant
General
1 56 (50.91%) Social Skills
2 28 (25.45%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (15.45%) Finance
4 13 (11.82%) Banking
5 12 (10.91%) Marketing
6 6 (5.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 4 (3.64%) French Language
8 3 (2.73%) Retail
9 2 (1.82%) Advertising
9 2 (1.82%) Law
10 1 (0.91%) Legal
10 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.91%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.91%) Publishing
10 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (40.91%) Developer
2 32 (29.09%) Salesforce Developer
3 26 (23.64%) Lead Developer
4 24 (21.82%) Data Scientist
5 14 (12.73%) Analyst
6 11 (10.00%) Data Analyst
6 11 (10.00%) Data Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) Head of Analytics
7 6 (5.45%) Head of Data Analytics
8 5 (4.55%) Consultant
8 5 (4.55%) Trainee
8 5 (4.55%) Trainee Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) Trainee Data Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Administrator
9 4 (3.64%) Analytics Consultant
9 4 (3.64%) Senior Data Scientist
9 4 (3.64%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Data Analytics Scientist
10 3 (2.73%) Data Manager
10 3 (2.73%) SAP Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.64%) .NET
2 12 (10.91%) Bokeh
2 12 (10.91%) PySpark
3 4 (3.64%) MDX
4 3 (2.73%) EDI
4 3 (2.73%) SAP ALE
4 3 (2.73%) SAP Business Workflow
4 3 (2.73%) SAP Fiori
4 3 (2.73%) SAP TM
5 2 (1.82%) Velocity
6 1 (0.91%) Kafka
6 1 (0.91%) MXNet
6 1 (0.91%) NLTK
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.91%) scikit-learn
6 1 (0.91%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (0.91%) TensorFlow
6 1 (0.91%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.64%) Algorithms
2 6 (5.45%) Life Science
3 4 (3.64%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.73%) User Experience
5 2 (1.82%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.91%) FMCG
6 1 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.91%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.73%) Linux
2 2 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (45.45%) Analytics
2 39 (35.45%) Data Science
3 33 (30.00%) SDLC
4 28 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (25.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 27 (24.55%) Data Analytics
5 27 (24.55%) Statistics
6 26 (23.64%) Software Architecture
7 25 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (21.82%) Machine Learning
9 23 (20.91%) Decision-Making
9 23 (20.91%) Visualisation
10 20 (18.18%) Computer Science
10 20 (18.18%) Mathematics
11 18 (16.36%) Artificial Intelligence
11 18 (16.36%) Natural Language Processing
12 16 (14.55%) Actionable Insight
13 15 (13.64%) Data Architecture
14 14 (12.73%) Data Visualisation
15 13 (11.82%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 68 (61.82%) Python
2 46 (41.82%) SQL
3 26 (23.64%) Apex Code
4 14 (12.73%) C
5 13 (11.82%) C#
5 13 (11.82%) C++
6 10 (9.09%) Java
6 10 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.36%) Scala
8 6 (5.45%) Apple Swift
8 6 (5.45%) Dart
8 6 (5.45%) Kotlin
8 6 (5.45%) MATLAB
8 6 (5.45%) Objective-C
8 6 (5.45%) Pascal
8 6 (5.45%) Perl
8 6 (5.45%) PHP
8 6 (5.45%) Ruby
8 6 (5.45%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 24 (21.82%) Degree
2 12 (10.91%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) Data Quality
1 6 (5.45%) GDPR
1 6 (5.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) Docker
2 1 (0.91%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) Ansible
2 1 (0.91%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.91%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.91%) Puppet
2 1 (0.91%) Salt
2 1 (0.91%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (29.09%) Salesforce.com
2 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.91%) Google
4 6 (5.45%) dotdigital
5 5 (4.55%) Oracle
6 4 (3.64%) Databricks
7 3 (2.73%) SAP
7 3 (2.73%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.91%) BT
8 1 (0.91%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.91%) Dataiku
8 1 (0.91%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.91%) Hyperion