Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 300 314 406
Rank change year-on-year +14 +92 +51
Permanent jobs citing R 251 263 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.89% 0.86% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.57% 1.53% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 183 239 170
South East median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +11.70%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £70,125
England median annual salary £62,138 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.56% +14.29% -4.55%

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 15,974 17,217 18,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.34% 56.61% 51.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13,853 15,007 16,047
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 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
Thames Valley +54 179 £50,000 -16.67% 14
Oxfordshire +12 99 £50,000 -20.00% 5
Berkshire +36 70 £70,000 +16.67% 5
Surrey +18 29 £34,809 -36.71% 9
Hampshire -32 17 £60,000 +13.85% 7
Buckinghamshire +17 10 £50,000 +19.76% 4
West Sussex -8 7 £40,000 +33.33%
East Sussex -11 4 £57,500 +53.33% 3
Kent +18 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Middlesex +1 1 £70,000 +6.06%
R
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 South East region with a requirement for R.

1 173 (68.92%) Data Science
2 166 (66.14%) Python
3 152 (60.56%) SQL
4 133 (52.99%) Analytics
5 126 (50.20%) Algorithms
6 123 (49.00%) Big Data
7 117 (46.61%) Mathematics
8 115 (45.82%) Machine Learning
9 102 (40.64%) Visualisation
10 97 (38.65%) Hadoop
11 86 (34.26%) Tableau
11 86 (34.26%) Java
12 85 (33.86%) Artificial Intelligence
13 83 (33.07%) Data Visualisation
13 83 (33.07%) Apache Hive
14 81 (32.27%) Business Intelligence
14 81 (32.27%) Apache Spark
15 79 (31.47%) C++
16 77 (30.68%) Data Analysis
17 74 (29.48%) Degree
18 70 (27.89%) Statistics
18 70 (27.89%) Power BI
19 68 (27.09%) SAS
20 64 (25.50%) Agile Software Development
21 63 (25.10%) Git (software)
22 59 (23.51%) Data Modelling
23 56 (22.31%) PhD
24 52 (20.72%) MATLAB
24 52 (20.72%) C#
25 51 (20.32%) Neural Network

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 81 (32.27%) Apache Spark
2 68 (27.09%) SAS
3 36 (14.34%) Apache
4 4 (1.59%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.59%) Jupyter
5 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.40%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.40%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.40%) IIS
Applications
1 32 (12.75%) GNU Octave
2 21 (8.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (5.18%) SPSS
4 4 (1.59%) Stata
5 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 43 (17.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (11.16%) Google Analytics
3 20 (7.97%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (5.98%) IaaS
5 12 (4.78%) SaaS
6 10 (3.98%) PaaS
7 9 (3.59%) Amazon S3
8 7 (2.79%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (1.99%) AdWords
9 5 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.99%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (1.99%) Google Tag Manager
10 4 (1.59%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (1.59%) GitHub
10 4 (1.59%) Slack
11 2 (0.80%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.80%) Serverless
12 1 (0.40%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.40%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.99%) PPP
2 2 (0.80%) SMS
3 1 (0.40%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (49.00%) Big Data
2 97 (38.65%) Hadoop
3 83 (33.07%) Apache Hive
4 70 (27.89%) Power BI
5 35 (13.94%) Text Mining
6 34 (13.55%) SAP HANA
7 26 (10.36%) SQL Server
8 25 (9.96%) Data Mining
9 22 (8.76%) Spotfire
10 19 (7.57%) NoSQL
11 18 (7.17%) Relational Database
12 17 (6.77%) MySQL
13 15 (5.98%) QlikView
14 14 (5.58%) RDBMS
15 9 (3.59%) Data Lake
16 8 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (1.99%) Amazon Redshift
17 5 (1.99%) BigQuery
17 5 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
17 5 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 63 (25.10%) Git (software)
2 36 (14.34%) Subversion
3 13 (5.18%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.39%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.20%) Moq
6 3 (1.20%) MSBuild
6 3 (1.20%) NUnit
6 3 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.20%) ReSharper
6 3 (1.20%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.80%) Maven
8 1 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 48 (19.12%) Finance
2 45 (17.93%) Retail
3 34 (13.55%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.79%) Advertising
5 5 (1.99%) Games
5 5 (1.99%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.59%) Marketing
6 4 (1.59%) Publishing
7 3 (1.20%) Legal
7 3 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.80%) Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 112 (44.62%) Data Scientist
2 32 (12.75%) Developer
3 31 (12.35%) Senior Data Scientist
4 27 (10.76%) Analyst
5 20 (7.97%) Computer Engineer
5 20 (7.97%) Computer Vision Engineer
6 15 (5.98%) Analytics Manager
6 15 (5.98%) Data Engineer
7 13 (5.18%) Software Developer
8 12 (4.78%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (4.38%) Architect
10 10 (3.98%) Data Architect
10 10 (3.98%) Graduate
11 9 (3.59%) Delivery Manager
11 9 (3.59%) Machine Learning Engineer
12 7 (2.79%) Machine Learning Scientist
12 7 (2.79%) Report Analyst
12 7 (2.79%) Senior Developer
13 6 (2.39%) Senior Statistician
13 6 (2.39%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (15.94%) Kafka
2 39 (15.54%) D3.js
3 34 (13.55%) ggplot
4 10 (3.98%) MDX
4 10 (3.98%) SparkR
4 10 (3.98%) TensorFlow
5 9 (3.59%) Natural Language Processing
6 8 (3.19%) AngularJS
7 7 (2.79%) .NET
7 7 (2.79%) HTML
8 6 (2.39%) Akka
8 6 (2.39%) REST
9 5 (1.99%) Django
9 5 (1.99%) WCF
9 5 (1.99%) WinForms
10 4 (1.59%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.59%) Celery
10 4 (1.59%) Entity Framework
10 4 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (1.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 126 (50.20%) Algorithms
2 42 (16.73%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (13.55%) Social Network
4 26 (10.36%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.59%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.79%) Life Science
7 6 (2.39%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.99%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (1.59%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.20%) Pricing Data
11 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.80%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.40%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.40%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.58%) Linux
2 4 (1.59%) Ubuntu
2 4 (1.59%) Windows
3 3 (1.20%) Unix
3 3 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (68.92%) Data Science
2 133 (52.99%) Analytics
3 117 (46.61%) Mathematics
4 115 (45.82%) Machine Learning
5 102 (40.64%) Visualisation
6 85 (33.86%) Artificial Intelligence
7 83 (33.07%) Data Visualisation
8 81 (32.27%) Business Intelligence
9 77 (30.68%) Data Analysis
10 70 (27.89%) Statistics
11 64 (25.50%) Agile Software Development
12 59 (23.51%) Data Modelling
13 51 (20.32%) Neural Network
14 49 (19.52%) Decision-Making
15 45 (17.93%) Physics
16 41 (16.33%) Deep Learning
16 41 (16.33%) Image Processing
17 40 (15.94%) Data Engineering
18 39 (15.54%) Data Analytics
18 39 (15.54%) Random Forest
Programming Languages
1 166 (66.14%) Python
2 152 (60.56%) SQL
3 86 (34.26%) Java
4 79 (31.47%) C++
5 52 (20.72%) C#
5 52 (20.72%) MATLAB
6 23 (9.16%) Delphi
6 23 (9.16%) Scala
7 17 (6.77%) JavaScript
8 16 (6.37%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 6 (2.39%) HiveQL
11 5 (1.99%) C
11 5 (1.99%) Ruby
12 4 (1.59%) PHP
12 4 (1.59%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.59%) VB
12 4 (1.59%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.20%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 74 (29.48%) Degree
2 56 (22.31%) PhD
3 10 (3.98%) Master's Degree
4 5 (1.99%) Analytics IQ
5 4 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.59%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.20%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.20%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.40%) MBA
8 1 (0.40%) OCA
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.40%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.98%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.80%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) GDPR
3 1 (0.40%) IFRS
3 1 (0.40%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 6 (2.39%) Docker
2 5 (1.99%) HDFS
3 2 (0.80%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 34 (13.55%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.40%) Ansible
2 1 (0.40%) Kibana
2 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.40%) Puppet
2 1 (0.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 86 (34.26%) Tableau
2 34 (13.55%) SAP
3 30 (11.95%) Microsoft
4 29 (11.55%) Google
5 16 (6.37%) Oracle
6 11 (4.38%) Hortonworks
7 7 (2.79%) RapidMiner
8 5 (1.99%) Cognos
9 3 (1.20%) Thunderhead
10 2 (0.80%) Minitab
11 1 (0.40%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.40%) Talend
11 1 (0.40%) Teradata