Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 242 273 313
Rank change year-on-year +31 +40 -44
Permanent jobs citing R 204 59 179
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.14% 0.59% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.20% 1.00% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 84 43 146
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,750 £32,750
25th Percentile £39,750 £47,500 £35,687
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £59,688
90th Percentile £71,750 £80,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +3.85% +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 South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 9,278 5,873 12,694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 51.81% 58.51% 54.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6,624 5,121 10,934
10th Percentile £34,647 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £49,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +6.06% +4.21%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £62,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £71,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing R as a proportion 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

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

Salary trend for R in the South East

R
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing R in the South East over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -34 80 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Hampshire -38 61 £41,500 -24.55% 1
Berkshire -11 38 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Surrey -40 35 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Oxfordshire -3 33 £57,500 -17.86% 2
West Sussex +13 10 £46,250 -6.57%
Buckinghamshire -46 9 £47,500 - 1
East Sussex - 9 £60,000 -
Kent - 8 £48,750 - 3
R
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 149 (73.04%) Python
2 137 (67.16%) SQL
3 130 (63.73%) Analytics
4 95 (46.57%) Visualisation
5 90 (44.12%) Social Skills
6 86 (42.16%) Power Platform
6 86 (42.16%) Power BI
7 80 (39.22%) Data Analysis
8 74 (36.27%) Analytical Skills
9 67 (32.84%) Degree
10 64 (31.37%) Data Visualisation
11 58 (28.43%) Tableau
12 57 (27.94%) Data Management
13 56 (27.45%) Mathematics
14 54 (26.47%) Data Science
15 52 (25.49%) Azure
16 51 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
16 51 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
17 50 (24.51%) Data Analytics
18 47 (23.04%) Data Modelling
19 46 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
20 45 (22.06%) Finance
20 45 (22.06%) Actionable Insight
21 44 (21.57%) Computer Science
22 36 (17.65%) Statistics
22 36 (17.65%) Decision-Making
23 33 (16.18%) DevOps
23 33 (16.18%) SAS
23 33 (16.18%) Software Engineering
24 32 (15.69%) Statistical Analysis

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 33 (16.18%) SAS
2 13 (6.37%) Apache Spark
3 8 (3.92%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.96%) JBoss
4 4 (1.96%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.96%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.96%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.98%) Jupyter
Applications
1 51 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (13.73%) SPSS
3 9 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.47%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 86 (42.16%) Power Platform
2 52 (25.49%) Azure
3 25 (12.25%) AWS
4 8 (3.92%) Azure Data Factory
4 8 (3.92%) PaaS
4 8 (3.92%) Serverless
5 6 (2.94%) Snowflake
6 5 (2.45%) GCP
7 4 (1.96%) Azure Functions
7 4 (1.96%) IaaS
8 2 (0.98%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 2 (0.98%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (0.98%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 2 (0.98%) Google Sheets
8 2 (0.98%) Microsoft 365
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon SageMaker
9 1 (0.49%) Azure Sentinel
9 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.45%) ATM
2 4 (1.96%) DNS
2 4 (1.96%) Firewall
2 4 (1.96%) HTTP
2 4 (1.96%) Internet
2 4 (1.96%) Kerberos
2 4 (1.96%) SSL
2 4 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.98%) PBX
3 2 (0.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (42.16%) Power BI
2 58 (28.43%) Tableau
3 27 (13.24%) Big Data
4 23 (11.27%) QlikView
5 22 (10.78%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (9.80%) Relational Database
6 20 (9.80%) SQL Server
7 17 (8.33%) Hadoop
7 17 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (7.35%) Metadata
9 11 (5.39%) Apache Hive
10 10 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (4.41%) Spotfire
12 7 (3.43%) Data Mining
13 6 (2.94%) Power Query
14 5 (2.45%) Data Lake
14 5 (2.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 5 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (1.96%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 4 (1.96%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 10 (4.90%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.41%) JMeter
2 9 (4.41%) LoadRunner
2 9 (4.41%) NeoLoad
3 6 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.45%) JIRA
5 4 (1.96%) ERwin
5 4 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.96%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.96%) tSQLt
6 3 (1.47%) PyCharm
6 3 (1.47%) RStudio
7 2 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.98%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.98%) Moq
7 2 (0.98%) MSTest
8 1 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 90 (44.12%) Social Skills
2 74 (36.27%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (22.06%) Finance
4 25 (12.25%) Marketing
5 15 (7.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (6.37%) Retail
7 7 (3.43%) Automotive
7 7 (3.43%) Legal
8 5 (2.45%) Banking
8 5 (2.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 5 (2.45%) Law
9 4 (1.96%) Police
9 4 (1.96%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (0.98%) Advertising
11 1 (0.49%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.49%) Games
11 1 (0.49%) Humanities
11 1 (0.49%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 75 (36.76%) Analyst
2 36 (17.65%) Data Analyst
3 30 (14.71%) Data Engineer
4 20 (9.80%) Customer Analyst
5 18 (8.82%) Data Manager
5 18 (8.82%) Data Scientist
5 18 (8.82%) Metrics Analyst
5 18 (8.82%) Performance Analyst
6 14 (6.86%) Software Engineer
7 12 (5.88%) Developer
8 11 (5.39%) Platform Engineer
9 10 (4.90%) Research Engineer
10 9 (4.41%) Junior
10 9 (4.41%) Performance Engineer
11 8 (3.92%) Programmer
11 8 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (3.43%) Graduate
12 7 (3.43%) Junior Data Scientist
12 7 (3.43%) Statistical Programmer
13 6 (2.94%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.37%) REST
2 12 (5.88%) D3.js
3 8 (3.92%) .NET
3 8 (3.92%) Shiny
4 6 (2.94%) OLE
5 5 (2.45%) Kafka
5 5 (2.45%) React
6 4 (1.96%) Velocity
6 4 (1.96%) WebAssembly
7 2 (0.98%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.98%) SignalR
7 2 (0.98%) Swagger
7 2 (0.98%) WPF
8 1 (0.49%) Flask
8 1 (0.49%) JSON
8 1 (0.49%) Matplotlib
8 1 (0.49%) Node.js
8 1 (0.49%) Pandas
8 1 (0.49%) scikit-learn
8 1 (0.49%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.37%) Life Science
2 11 (5.39%) Algorithms
3 5 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (1.96%) Cloud Native
4 4 (1.96%) FMCG
4 4 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.96%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.47%) CMDB
5 3 (1.47%) Photography
5 3 (1.47%) Robotics
6 2 (0.98%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.98%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.49%) Clustering
7 1 (0.49%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.49%) LIMS
7 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.84%) Linux
2 7 (3.43%) Windows
3 5 (2.45%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.96%) CentOS
4 4 (1.96%) Debian
4 4 (1.96%) Ubuntu
4 4 (1.96%) Unix
5 2 (0.98%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (63.73%) Analytics
2 95 (46.57%) Visualisation
3 80 (39.22%) Data Analysis
4 64 (31.37%) Data Visualisation
5 57 (27.94%) Data Management
6 56 (27.45%) Mathematics
7 54 (26.47%) Data Science
8 51 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 50 (24.51%) Data Analytics
10 47 (23.04%) Data Modelling
11 46 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
12 45 (22.06%) Actionable Insight
13 44 (21.57%) Computer Science
14 36 (17.65%) Decision-Making
14 36 (17.65%) Statistics
15 33 (16.18%) DevOps
15 33 (16.18%) Software Engineering
16 32 (15.69%) Statistical Analysis
17 31 (15.20%) Data Security
18 30 (14.71%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 149 (73.04%) Python
2 137 (67.16%) SQL
3 28 (13.73%) Perl
4 25 (12.25%) Java
5 20 (9.80%) C++
6 16 (7.84%) T-SQL
7 13 (6.37%) Bash
7 13 (6.37%) C
7 13 (6.37%) PowerShell
8 11 (5.39%) MATLAB
9 9 (4.41%) JavaScript
10 8 (3.92%) Scala
11 6 (2.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 6 (2.94%) VBA
12 5 (2.45%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.96%) C#
13 4 (1.96%) C-shell
13 4 (1.96%) Go
13 4 (1.96%) Rust
13 4 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (32.84%) Degree
2 12 (5.88%) PhD
3 8 (3.92%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.45%) Master's Degree
4 5 (2.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.45%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.96%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.96%) CBAP
5 4 (1.96%) IIBA
5 4 (1.96%) ISEB
6 1 (0.49%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.78%) GDPR
2 17 (8.33%) Data Quality
3 8 (3.92%) SLA
4 4 (1.96%) QA
5 2 (0.98%) CDISC
5 2 (0.98%) Good Clinical Practice
6 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 18 (8.82%) Docker
2 2 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.98%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (4.41%) Grafana
2 5 (2.45%) Ansible
2 5 (2.45%) Terraform
3 4 (1.96%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.96%) Packer
4 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.78%) Cognos
3 9 (4.41%) AppDynamics
3 9 (4.41%) Dynatrace
3 9 (4.41%) Micro Focus
3 9 (4.41%) New Relic
4 7 (3.43%) Databricks
4 7 (3.43%) Google
4 7 (3.43%) Oracle
4 7 (3.43%) ServiceNow
5 5 (2.45%) Splunk
6 4 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.47%) Dell
7 3 (1.47%) VMware
8 2 (0.98%) Birst
8 2 (0.98%) Citrix
8 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.98%) SAP
9 1 (0.49%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.49%) Talend