Period
to 19 September 2021

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 19 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > South East
6 months to
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 342 222 315
Rank change year-on-year -120 +93 -4
Permanent jobs citing R 107 68 212
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.62% 0.82% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.15% 1.41% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 55 64 166
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,300 £31,875
25th Percentile £46,250 £36,250 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +26.32% +18.75% -27.27%
75th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -

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 9,295 4,817 13,814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.07% 57.82% 53.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6,800 4,181 11,949
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

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 19 September 2021.

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 19 September 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
Thames Valley -80 56 £50,000 +29.87% 7
Berkshire -51 29 £55,000 - 1
Hampshire -100 29 £65,000 +36.84% 2
Oxfordshire -39 17 £42,500 +13.33% 5
West Sussex -12 10 £65,000 +106.35% 1
Buckinghamshire -43 10 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Surrey -67 6 £65,000 +6.12%
East Sussex -30 3 £60,889 +28.19%
Kent - 2 - -
R
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 South East region with a requirement for R.

1 86 (80.37%) Python
2 67 (62.62%) Analytics
3 53 (49.53%) SQL
4 48 (44.86%) Data Science
5 44 (41.12%) Degree
6 36 (33.64%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (32.71%) Statistics
8 31 (28.97%) Data Analysis
9 29 (27.10%) Computer Science
10 27 (25.23%) Mathematics
10 27 (25.23%) Azure
11 26 (24.30%) Statistical Analysis
11 26 (24.30%) SAS
12 25 (23.36%) Power BI
12 25 (23.36%) Power Platform
13 24 (22.43%) Visualisation
13 24 (22.43%) Life Science
14 23 (21.50%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (21.50%) Machine Learning
15 22 (20.56%) DevOps
15 22 (20.56%) Data Analytics
15 22 (20.56%) Social Skills
16 21 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (18.69%) Pharmaceutical
18 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
18 19 (17.76%) Mentoring
19 18 (16.82%) Data Visualisation
19 18 (16.82%) Data Modelling
19 18 (16.82%) SQL Server
19 18 (16.82%) Numerate Degree

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 (24.30%) SAS
2 6 (5.61%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.74%) JBoss
3 4 (3.74%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.74%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.74%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.93%) R Markdown
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (10.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.67%) SPSS
3 3 (2.80%) GNU Octave
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.87%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.93%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 27 (25.23%) Azure
2 25 (23.36%) Power Platform
3 14 (13.08%) Azure Data Factory
4 12 (11.21%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 9 (8.41%) AWS
5 9 (8.41%) GCP
6 6 (5.61%) Serverless
7 3 (2.80%) Snowflake
8 2 (1.87%) Azure Functions
8 2 (1.87%) PaaS
8 2 (1.87%) SaaS
9 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.93%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.93%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.93%) Azure Sentinel
9 1 (0.93%) Azure Stack
9 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.93%) IaaS
9 1 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) DNS
1 4 (3.74%) Firewall
1 4 (3.74%) HTTP
1 4 (3.74%) Internet
1 4 (3.74%) Kerberos
1 4 (3.74%) SSL
1 4 (3.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.36%) Power BI
2 18 (16.82%) SQL Server
3 17 (15.89%) Big Data
4 15 (14.02%) Tableau
5 13 (12.15%) Relational Database
6 11 (10.28%) Data Lake
6 11 (10.28%) Metadata
7 10 (9.35%) Data Mining
8 9 (8.41%) Hadoop
8 9 (8.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (7.48%) BigQuery
9 8 (7.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (6.54%) Base SAS
11 6 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (5.61%) Spotfire
12 5 (4.67%) QlikView
13 4 (3.74%) Delta Lake
13 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (3.74%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (3.74%) JIRA
2 2 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.87%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.93%) ERwin
3 1 (0.93%) JMeter
3 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.93%) NeoLoad
3 1 (0.93%) PyCharm
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.93%) tSQLt
General
1 36 (33.64%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (20.56%) Social Skills
3 20 (18.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 17 (15.89%) Finance
5 8 (7.48%) Marketing
6 6 (5.61%) Presentation Skills
7 4 (3.74%) Automotive
7 4 (3.74%) Police
7 4 (3.74%) Retail
7 4 (3.74%) Social Science
8 3 (2.80%) Czech Language
8 3 (2.80%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (32.71%) Data Engineer
2 16 (14.95%) Data Scientist
3 14 (13.08%) Analyst
4 13 (12.15%) Azure Engineer
4 13 (12.15%) Programmer
4 13 (12.15%) Statistical Programmer
5 10 (9.35%) Data Analyst
6 9 (8.41%) Platform Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) Python Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Data Manager
8 6 (5.61%) Senior Data Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Senior Data Analyst
10 4 (3.74%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Analytics Manager
11 3 (2.80%) Computer Vision Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.21%) Shiny
2 5 (4.67%) D3.js
2 5 (4.67%) Kafka
2 5 (4.67%) React
2 5 (4.67%) REST
3 4 (3.74%) .NET
3 4 (3.74%) Velocity
3 4 (3.74%) WebAssembly
4 3 (2.80%) OpenCV
5 2 (1.87%) CSS
5 2 (1.87%) HTML
5 2 (1.87%) JSON
5 2 (1.87%) Node.js
5 2 (1.87%) XML
6 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.93%) Django
6 1 (0.93%) Flask
6 1 (0.93%) jQuery
6 1 (0.93%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.43%) Life Science
2 16 (14.95%) Algorithms
3 9 (8.41%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.67%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.74%) Cloud Native
5 4 (3.74%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.74%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.80%) Biotechnology
7 2 (1.87%) FMCG
8 1 (0.93%) Blog
8 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.08%) Linux
2 4 (3.74%) Unix
2 4 (3.74%) Windows
2 4 (3.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (62.62%) Analytics
2 48 (44.86%) Data Science
3 35 (32.71%) Statistics
4 31 (28.97%) Data Analysis
5 29 (27.10%) Computer Science
6 27 (25.23%) Mathematics
7 26 (24.30%) Statistical Analysis
8 24 (22.43%) Visualisation
9 23 (21.50%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (21.50%) Machine Learning
10 22 (20.56%) Data Analytics
10 22 (20.56%) DevOps
11 21 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (17.76%) Mentoring
13 18 (16.82%) Data Modelling
13 18 (16.82%) Data Visualisation
14 17 (15.89%) Bioinformatics
15 15 (14.02%) Data Management
16 13 (12.15%) Biostatistics
16 13 (12.15%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 86 (80.37%) Python
2 53 (49.53%) SQL
3 16 (14.95%) T-SQL
4 12 (11.21%) Perl
5 9 (8.41%) Java
6 8 (7.48%) Bash Shell
6 8 (7.48%) Scala
7 7 (6.54%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.54%) SAS Macro
8 6 (5.61%) C#
8 6 (5.61%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.67%) C
10 4 (3.74%) C++
10 4 (3.74%) C-shell
10 4 (3.74%) Go
10 4 (3.74%) Rust
10 4 (3.74%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.80%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.87%) F#
12 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (41.12%) Degree
2 18 (16.82%) Numerate Degree
3 10 (9.35%) Master's Degree
4 9 (8.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.74%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.80%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.89%) Data Quality
2 7 (6.54%) CDISC
2 7 (6.54%) Good Clinical Practice
3 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.74%) Ansible
1 4 (3.74%) Kubernetes
1 4 (3.74%) Packer
1 4 (3.74%) Terraform
2 1 (0.93%) Grafana
Vendors
1 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.02%) Databricks
3 7 (6.54%) SAP
4 4 (3.74%) Splunk
5 2 (1.87%) Google
5 2 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.93%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.93%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.93%) Facebook
6 1 (0.93%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.93%) Micro Focus
6 1 (0.93%) New Relic
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle
6 1 (0.93%) StreamSets