Period
to 10 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 10 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > North of England
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 263 336 296
Rank change year-on-year +73 -40 +62
Permanent jobs citing R 73 141 216
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.70% 0.72% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 1.41% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 62 119 163
Median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £37,750 £23,300 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,250 £65,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

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 North of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,696 9,986 13,379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 54.41% 50.75% 55.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4,864 7,786 11,353
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,175 £64,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for R in the North of England

R
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing R in the North of England.

Salary trend for R in the North of England

R
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing R in the North of England over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Salary histogram for R in the North of England

R
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the North of England region over the 6 months to 10 July 2020. 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
North West +58 51 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Yorkshire +85 13 £48,750 +8.33% 2
North East +30 9 £58,750 +34.29%
R
England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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 North of England region with a requirement for R.

1 70 (95.89%) Python
2 47 (64.38%) Azure
2 47 (64.38%) Analytics
3 41 (56.16%) Machine Learning
4 40 (54.79%) Big Data
5 37 (50.68%) Databricks
6 36 (49.32%) Data Lake
7 34 (46.58%) Migration
7 34 (46.58%) Enterprise Architecture
8 32 (43.84%) Sparx
9 25 (34.25%) Data Science
10 24 (32.88%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
12 19 (26.03%) SQL
13 18 (24.66%) TOGAF
13 18 (24.66%) IaaS
13 18 (24.66%) SaaS
13 18 (24.66%) PaaS
13 18 (24.66%) HDInsight
14 13 (17.81%) Java
15 12 (16.44%) AWS
15 12 (16.44%) Skype
16 11 (15.07%) Data Modelling
16 11 (15.07%) Data Mining
17 10 (13.70%) Hadoop
17 10 (13.70%) Apache Spark
17 10 (13.70%) GCP
18 9 (12.33%) TensorFlow
18 9 (12.33%) Data Analytics
19 8 (10.96%) Tableau

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 10 (13.70%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.11%) SAS
3 2 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.37%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.37%) Stata
1 1 (1.37%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 47 (64.38%) Azure
2 18 (24.66%) IaaS
2 18 (24.66%) PaaS
2 18 (24.66%) SaaS
3 12 (16.44%) AWS
4 10 (13.70%) GCP
5 2 (2.74%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (2.74%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.74%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (2.74%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.44%) Skype
2 3 (4.11%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (54.79%) Big Data
2 36 (49.32%) Data Lake
3 18 (24.66%) HDInsight
4 11 (15.07%) Data Mining
5 10 (13.70%) Hadoop
6 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.74%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.74%) BigQuery
8 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.74%) Mixpanel
8 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.74%) Pentaho
8 2 (2.74%) Power BI
8 2 (2.74%) Star Schema
9 1 (1.37%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.37%) Impala
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.37%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (6.85%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Marketing
2 3 (4.11%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Games
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (47.95%) Architect
2 34 (46.58%) Solutions Architect
3 30 (41.10%) Cloud Architect
3 30 (41.10%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 20 (27.40%) Azure Architect
5 17 (23.29%) Data Scientist
6 6 (8.22%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Data Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Big Data Architect
8 4 (5.48%) Big Data Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.48%) Data Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Data Architect
9 3 (4.11%) Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Lead Software Engineer
10 1 (1.37%) Consultant
10 1 (1.37%) Data Consultant
10 1 (1.37%) Designer
10 1 (1.37%) UI Developer
10 1 (1.37%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) TensorFlow
2 7 (9.59%) AngularJS
2 7 (9.59%) Natural Language Processing
2 7 (9.59%) React
3 6 (8.22%) .NET
4 4 (5.48%) HTML
4 4 (5.48%) Node.js
5 3 (4.11%) .NET Core
5 3 (4.11%) jQuery
5 3 (4.11%) Kafka
5 3 (4.11%) Redux
5 3 (4.11%) Vue.js
6 2 (2.74%) Apache NiFi
6 2 (2.74%) CSS
6 2 (2.74%) PyTorch
7 1 (1.37%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.37%) Keras
7 1 (1.37%) NumPy
7 1 (1.37%) SparkR
7 1 (1.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.88%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.96%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.11%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.11%) User Experience
4 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.74%) Social Media
5 1 (1.37%) Acoustics
5 1 (1.37%) Blog
5 1 (1.37%) Clustering
5 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.37%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Android
1 4 (5.48%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.37%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (64.38%) Analytics
2 41 (56.16%) Machine Learning
3 34 (46.58%) Enterprise Architecture
3 34 (46.58%) Migration
4 25 (34.25%) Data Science
5 18 (24.66%) TOGAF
6 11 (15.07%) Data Modelling
7 9 (12.33%) Data Analytics
8 8 (10.96%) Software Engineering
9 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (8.22%) Statistics
11 5 (6.85%) Predictive Modelling
11 5 (6.85%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (5.48%) Artificial Intelligence
12 4 (5.48%) Data Management
12 4 (5.48%) ETL
12 4 (5.48%) Mathematics
12 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (4.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (95.89%) Python
2 19 (26.03%) SQL
3 13 (17.81%) Java
4 8 (10.96%) MATLAB
5 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.85%) Scala
7 3 (4.11%) C#
7 3 (4.11%) C++
7 3 (4.11%) Ruby
8 2 (2.74%) Julia
9 1 (1.37%) Go
9 1 (1.37%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.37%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Degree
1 4 (5.48%) PhD
2 1 (1.37%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.37%) GDPR
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Docker
2 1 (1.37%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.74%) Terraform
3 1 (1.37%) Ansible
3 1 (1.37%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 37 (50.68%) Databricks
2 32 (43.84%) Sparx
3 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.96%) Tableau
5 4 (5.48%) Google
6 3 (4.11%) Talend
7 2 (2.74%) Informatica
8 1 (1.37%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.37%) Dataiku
8 1 (1.37%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle