Period
to 20 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > South East
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 318 311 349
Rank change year-on-year -7 +38 +65
Permanent jobs citing R 203 257 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.78% 0.87% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 1.51% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 161 231 174
South East median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 13,977 17,042 15,964
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.73% 57.50% 54.85%
Number of salaries quoted 11,991 14,751 13,909
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing R as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for R in the South East

R
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing R in the South East.

Salary trend for R in the South East

R
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing R in the South East over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

Salary histogram for R in the South East

R
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 August 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
Thames Valley -5 91 £47,500 -13.64% 15
Hampshire +23 51 £35,000 -18.60% 2
Oxfordshire +14 45 £47,500 -5.00% 10
Surrey -7 28 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Berkshire -6 25 £75,000 +13.21% 3
Buckinghamshire +22 21 £47,500 -17.39% 2
West Sussex +3 17 £50,000 +66.67%
East Sussex +17 8 £47,500 -
Kent -12 6 £37,500 -
Middlesex +4 4 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 £47,500 -
R
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 South East region with a requirement for R.

1 141 (69.46%) Python
2 90 (44.33%) SQL
3 89 (43.84%) Data Analysis
4 82 (40.39%) Mathematics
4 82 (40.39%) Data Science
5 76 (37.44%) Analytical Skills
6 71 (34.98%) Degree
7 70 (34.48%) Analytics
8 68 (33.50%) Computer Science
9 63 (31.03%) MATLAB
10 58 (28.57%) Software Engineering
11 53 (26.11%) Machine Learning
12 48 (23.65%) Java
13 46 (22.66%) C++
13 46 (22.66%) Agile Software Development
14 45 (22.17%) Visualisation
15 43 (21.18%) C#
16 42 (20.69%) PhD
16 42 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
16 42 (20.69%) Algorithms
17 41 (20.20%) Power BI
17 41 (20.20%) Power Platform
18 40 (19.70%) Big Data
19 37 (18.23%) Microsoft
19 37 (18.23%) Git (software)
20 35 (17.24%) Physics
21 34 (16.75%) Tableau
21 34 (16.75%) Problem-Solving
22 33 (16.26%) Mathematical Modelling
23 27 (13.30%) Scala

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 26 (12.81%) SAS
2 16 (7.88%) SharePoint
3 14 (6.90%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.99%) Apache
6 1 (0.49%) Confluence
6 1 (0.49%) Jupyter
Applications
1 26 (12.81%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (10.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.94%) SPSS
4 7 (3.45%) GNU Octave
5 4 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.49%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.49%) Maple
7 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.49%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Magento
1 1 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 41 (20.20%) Power Platform
2 20 (9.85%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (8.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (6.40%) Office 365
5 7 (3.45%) Google Analytics
6 6 (2.96%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.48%) SaaS
8 2 (0.99%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.49%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.49%) GitHub
9 1 (0.49%) IaaS
9 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.40%) FTP
2 4 (1.97%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (1.97%) Firewall
2 4 (1.97%) Network Security
3 2 (0.99%) Internet
3 2 (0.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (20.20%) Power BI
2 40 (19.70%) Big Data
3 25 (12.32%) Hadoop
4 20 (9.85%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (8.37%) SQL Server
6 16 (7.88%) Relational Database
7 14 (6.90%) QlikView
7 14 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (5.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (4.93%) Data Lake
10 7 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (2.96%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.96%) NoSQL
12 5 (2.46%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (2.46%) BigQuery
12 5 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (1.97%) SQLPlus
14 3 (1.48%) Data Mining
14 3 (1.48%) Spotfire
15 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (18.23%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.43%) Subversion
3 7 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.99%) Toad
5 1 (0.49%) JIRA
5 1 (0.49%) RStudio
General
1 18 (8.87%) Finance
1 18 (8.87%) Manufacturing
1 18 (8.87%) Marketing
2 12 (5.91%) Banking
3 10 (4.93%) Retail
4 5 (2.46%) Games
5 3 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.99%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.49%) Advertising
7 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (27.09%) Analyst
2 35 (17.24%) Data Scientist
3 32 (15.76%) Data Analyst
4 31 (15.27%) Software Engineer
5 30 (14.78%) Developer
6 16 (7.88%) Senior Analyst
7 15 (7.39%) Junior
8 14 (6.90%) C# Software Engineer
8 14 (6.90%) Research Engineer
9 13 (6.40%) COBOL Analyst
9 13 (6.40%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
9 13 (6.40%) COBOL Programmer
9 13 (6.40%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 13 (6.40%) RPG Programmer
9 13 (6.40%) Senior COBOL Analyst
9 13 (6.40%) Senior COBOL Analyst Programmer
9 13 (6.40%) Senior COBOL Programmer
9 13 (6.40%) Senior Programmer
9 13 (6.40%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
9 13 (6.40%) Senior RPG Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.37%) .NET
2 14 (6.90%) XML
3 8 (3.94%) Web Services
4 6 (2.96%) D3.js
5 5 (2.46%) HTML
6 3 (1.48%) CSS
6 3 (1.48%) TensorFlow
7 2 (0.99%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.99%) JSP
7 2 (0.99%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (0.99%) NumPy
7 2 (0.99%) Pandas
7 2 (0.99%) scikit-learn
8 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.49%) Django
8 1 (0.49%) EJB
8 1 (0.49%) JDBC
8 1 (0.49%) ODBC
8 1 (0.49%) RESTful
8 1 (0.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (37.44%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (20.69%) Algorithms
3 13 (6.40%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.96%) Acoustics
4 6 (2.96%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.46%) PlayStation
5 5 (2.46%) User Experience
5 5 (2.46%) Xbox
6 3 (1.48%) Life Science
7 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.99%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.49%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.49%) NHS
8 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.37%) Windows
2 9 (4.43%) Linux
3 6 (2.96%) Unix
4 1 (0.49%) Android
4 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (43.84%) Data Analysis
2 82 (40.39%) Data Science
2 82 (40.39%) Mathematics
3 70 (34.48%) Analytics
4 68 (33.50%) Computer Science
5 58 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 53 (26.11%) Machine Learning
7 46 (22.66%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (22.17%) Visualisation
9 42 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
10 35 (17.24%) Physics
11 34 (16.75%) Problem-Solving
12 33 (16.26%) Mathematical Modelling
13 26 (12.81%) Computer Vision
13 26 (12.81%) Data Visualisation
14 23 (11.33%) Image Processing
15 20 (9.85%) Statistics
16 19 (9.36%) Data Analytics
17 15 (7.39%) Data Modelling
17 15 (7.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 141 (69.46%) Python
2 90 (44.33%) SQL
3 63 (31.03%) MATLAB
4 48 (23.65%) Java
5 46 (22.66%) C++
6 43 (21.18%) C#
7 27 (13.30%) Scala
8 22 (10.84%) C
9 13 (6.40%) COBOL
9 13 (6.40%) RPG
10 12 (5.91%) VBA
11 9 (4.43%) T-SQL
12 8 (3.94%) JavaScript
12 8 (3.94%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.97%) HiveQL
14 3 (1.48%) PHP
15 2 (0.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 2 (0.99%) Julia
16 1 (0.49%) Ruby
16 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 71 (34.98%) Degree
2 42 (20.69%) PhD
3 19 (9.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (3.94%) Master's Degree
5 5 (2.46%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.97%) CCIE
6 4 (1.97%) CCNP
6 4 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.97%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (1.48%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.99%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.87%) GDPR
2 5 (2.46%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.97%) QA
4 2 (0.99%) IFRS
4 2 (0.99%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) Docker
1 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (1.48%) Ansible
1 3 (1.48%) Puppet
2 2 (0.99%) Kibana
2 2 (0.99%) logstash
3 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (18.23%) Microsoft
2 34 (16.75%) Tableau
3 8 (3.94%) Adobe
4 7 (3.45%) Google
4 7 (3.45%) Hortonworks
5 6 (2.96%) Oracle
6 5 (2.46%) Alteryx
6 5 (2.46%) Remedy
7 4 (1.97%) Cisco
7 4 (1.97%) F5
7 4 (1.97%) Palo Alto
7 4 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.48%) Talend
9 2 (0.99%) Cognos
9 2 (0.99%) Databricks
9 2 (0.99%) Dataiku
9 2 (0.99%) IBM
9 2 (0.99%) SAP
9 2 (0.99%) SIMUL8
10 1 (0.49%) Teradata