Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > South East
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 326 300 325
Rank change year-on-year -26 +25 +92
Permanent jobs citing R 183 253 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.73% 0.88% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.35% 1.56% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 141 186 236
South East median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,069 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.72% +3.45% +14.29%

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 13,556 16,241 17,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.02% 56.33% 56.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11,746 14,088 15,038
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -20 105 £38,500 -23.00% 14
Oxfordshire -10 57 £38,500 -23.00% 4
Hampshire +37 36 £37,601 -37.33% 2
Berkshire -10 30 £75,000 +9.09% 8
Surrey +27 21 £43,750 +25.69% 3
Buckinghamshire +22 18 £40,000 -20.00% 2
East Sussex +14 14 £80,000 +39.13%
Middlesex -4 4 - -
Kent -4 1 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Isle of Wight - 1 £47,500 -
R
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 167 (91.26%) Python
2 101 (55.19%) Degree
3 87 (47.54%) SQL
4 86 (46.99%) Mathematics
5 71 (38.80%) Computer Science
6 68 (37.16%) Analytics
7 62 (33.88%) MATLAB
8 60 (32.79%) Data Science
9 57 (31.15%) Data Analysis
10 55 (30.05%) Algorithms
11 52 (28.42%) Software Engineering
11 52 (28.42%) C#
12 50 (27.32%) Analytical Skills
13 49 (26.78%) Power BI
13 49 (26.78%) Power Platform
13 49 (26.78%) Business Intelligence
14 47 (25.68%) Visualisation
15 42 (22.95%) Machine Learning
16 41 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
16 41 (22.40%) Computer Science Degree
17 40 (21.86%) Git (software)
18 39 (21.31%) .NET
19 36 (19.67%) Windows
19 36 (19.67%) Computer Vision
20 32 (17.49%) Java
20 32 (17.49%) Image Processing
20 32 (17.49%) Unit Testing
20 32 (17.49%) Big Data
20 32 (17.49%) Tableau
21 31 (16.94%) Data Visualisation

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 29 (15.85%) SAS
2 11 (6.01%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.73%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.55%) Apache
5 1 (0.55%) Confluence
5 1 (0.55%) Jupyter
Applications
1 25 (13.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (6.01%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (5.46%) SPSS
4 5 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (2.19%) Stata
6 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 49 (26.78%) Power Platform
2 22 (12.02%) AWS
3 17 (9.29%) Azure
4 12 (6.56%) Google Analytics
5 5 (2.73%) GCP
5 5 (2.73%) GitHub
6 4 (2.19%) AdWords
6 4 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.19%) SaaS
7 2 (1.09%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.55%) IaaS
8 1 (0.55%) PaaS
8 1 (0.55%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (26.78%) Power BI
2 32 (17.49%) Big Data
3 30 (16.39%) Hadoop
4 14 (7.65%) QlikView
5 10 (5.46%) Data Mining
5 10 (5.46%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (5.46%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.37%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.28%) SQL Server
8 5 (2.73%) GIS
8 5 (2.73%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.73%) MS Access
8 5 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.19%) MySQL
10 3 (1.64%) KNIME
10 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.09%) Spotfire
11 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (21.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.73%) Subversion
3 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.55%) JIRA
3 1 (0.55%) RStudio
3 1 (0.55%) Toad
General
1 24 (13.11%) Marketing
2 23 (12.57%) Finance
3 13 (7.10%) Banking
4 7 (3.83%) Retail
5 5 (2.73%) Automotive
6 3 (1.64%) Advertising
6 3 (1.64%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.55%) Legal
8 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.55%) Publishing
8 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (33.88%) Analyst
2 43 (23.50%) Software Engineer
3 42 (22.95%) Data Analyst
4 32 (17.49%) C# Software Engineer
5 25 (13.66%) Data Scientist
6 19 (10.38%) Insight Analyst
7 16 (8.74%) .NET Software Engineer
7 16 (8.74%) Applications Engineer
7 16 (8.74%) Control Systems Engineer
7 16 (8.74%) Development Engineer
7 16 (8.74%) Software Development Engineer
7 16 (8.74%) Windows Engineer
8 15 (8.20%) Data Insight Analyst
8 15 (8.20%) Insight Data Analyst
9 11 (6.01%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 9 (4.92%) Junior
11 8 (4.37%) Graduate
12 7 (3.83%) Developer
12 7 (3.83%) Junior Data Scientist
13 6 (3.28%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (21.31%) .NET
2 5 (2.73%) ASP.NET
2 5 (2.73%) Cocoa
2 5 (2.73%) OOXML
3 4 (2.19%) jQuery
4 3 (1.64%) TensorFlow
5 2 (1.09%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.09%) HTML
5 2 (1.09%) NumPy
5 2 (1.09%) Web Services
6 1 (0.55%) Apache NiFi
6 1 (0.55%) D3.js
6 1 (0.55%) JavaFX
6 1 (0.55%) Kafka
6 1 (0.55%) MDX
6 1 (0.55%) Pandas
6 1 (0.55%) Play Framework
6 1 (0.55%) scikit-learn
6 1 (0.55%) Universal Windows Platform
6 1 (0.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 55 (30.05%) Algorithms
2 50 (27.32%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.65%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (3.28%) User Experience
6 4 (2.19%) Life Science
6 4 (2.19%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.64%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.55%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.67%) Windows
2 7 (3.83%) Linux
3 5 (2.73%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (46.99%) Mathematics
2 71 (38.80%) Computer Science
3 68 (37.16%) Analytics
4 60 (32.79%) Data Science
5 57 (31.15%) Data Analysis
6 52 (28.42%) Software Engineering
7 49 (26.78%) Business Intelligence
8 47 (25.68%) Visualisation
9 42 (22.95%) Machine Learning
10 41 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (19.67%) Computer Vision
12 32 (17.49%) Image Processing
12 32 (17.49%) Unit Testing
13 31 (16.94%) Data Visualisation
14 29 (15.85%) Data Analytics
15 23 (12.57%) Artificial Intelligence
16 22 (12.02%) Statistics
17 20 (10.93%) Data Management
17 20 (10.93%) Problem-Solving
18 17 (9.29%) Mathematical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 167 (91.26%) Python
2 87 (47.54%) SQL
3 62 (33.88%) MATLAB
4 52 (28.42%) C#
5 32 (17.49%) Java
6 26 (14.21%) Scala
7 20 (10.93%) C
8 17 (9.29%) JavaScript
9 15 (8.20%) C++
10 12 (6.56%) VBA
11 5 (2.73%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.64%) HiveQL
12 3 (1.64%) Julia
12 3 (1.64%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.09%) PHP
13 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.55%) Go
14 1 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 101 (55.19%) Degree
2 41 (22.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (9.29%) PhD
4 6 (3.28%) Master's Degree
4 6 (3.28%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (2.19%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.64%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.28%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.73%) QA
3 2 (1.09%) GDPR
4 1 (0.55%) PMO
4 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) Ansible
1 2 (1.09%) Kibana
1 2 (1.09%) logstash
1 2 (1.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (17.49%) Tableau
2 12 (6.56%) Google
3 9 (4.92%) Adobe
3 9 (4.92%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.28%) Oracle
5 5 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.19%) Alteryx
6 4 (2.19%) Ensighten
6 4 (2.19%) Tealium
7 3 (1.64%) Dataiku
7 3 (1.64%) SAP
7 3 (1.64%) Sun
8 2 (1.09%) IBM
8 2 (1.09%) Informatica
9 1 (0.55%) Civica
9 1 (0.55%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.55%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.55%) OutSystems
9 1 (0.55%) Paxata
9 1 (0.55%) Teradata