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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 280 328 415
Rank change year-on-year +48 +87  
Permanent jobs citing R 116 129 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.77% 0.66% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.46% 1.30% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 88 118 46
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £30,000 £29,375
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

R is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 7959 9940 9960
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 53.04% 50.77% 48.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6904 8839 8593
Median salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing R as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +19 30 £52,500 +6.06% 7
Berkshire +32 21 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Surrey +29 21 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Kent - 13 £39,250 - 2
East Sussex +17 11 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Hampshire -3 9 £37,500 -16.66%
Buckinghamshire +16 6 £53,750 +95.45%
Middlesex - 1 £52,500 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £50,000 - 1
Home Counties - 1 - -
R
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for R.

1 136 (62.67%) Python
2 110 (50.69%) SQL
3 91 (41.94%) Degree
4 87 (40.09%) Machine Learning
5 75 (34.56%) Mathematics
6 74 (34.10%) Analytics
7 63 (29.03%) MATLAB
8 60 (27.65%) Big Data
9 59 (27.19%) C++
10 52 (23.96%) Algorithms
11 49 (22.58%) Hadoop
11 49 (22.58%) Java
12 48 (22.12%) Computer Science
12 48 (22.12%) Tableau
13 46 (21.20%) Statistics
13 46 (21.20%) PhD
14 45 (20.74%) SAS
14 45 (20.74%) C#
14 45 (20.74%) Visualisation
15 44 (20.28%) .NET
15 44 (20.28%) Business Intelligence
16 42 (19.35%) Software Engineering
17 35 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
18 32 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
19 31 (14.29%) Microsoft
19 31 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
20 29 (13.36%) Finance
21 28 (12.90%) Data Analysis
21 28 (12.90%) Statistical Modelling
22 27 (12.44%) NoSQL

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 45 (20.74%) SAS
2 23 (10.60%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.76%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.84%) Apache
4 4 (1.84%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.92%) CMS
6 2 (0.92%) IIS
6 2 (0.92%) JBoss
6 2 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.46%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 19 (8.76%) SPSS Modeler
2 11 (5.07%) GNU Octave
3 9 (4.15%) MS Excel
4 5 (2.30%) MS Office
4 5 (2.30%) SPSS
5 3 (1.38%) Stata
6 2 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Data Workbench
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.92%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.92%) SaaS
5 1 (0.46%) GitHub
5 1 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.23%) MVNO
2 6 (2.76%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (2.76%) Cisco Wireless
2 6 (2.76%) Internet
2 6 (2.76%) VPN
2 6 (2.76%) Wireless
2 6 (2.76%) Wireless Security
3 5 (2.30%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (27.65%) Big Data
2 49 (22.58%) Hadoop
3 27 (12.44%) NoSQL
4 23 (10.60%) Power BI
4 23 (10.60%) QlikView
5 22 (10.14%) Data Mining
5 22 (10.14%) SQL Server
6 16 (7.37%) MongoDB
7 15 (6.91%) Relational Database
8 11 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (5.07%) Spotfire
9 8 (3.69%) MySQL
10 7 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (3.23%) HBase
11 6 (2.76%) KNIME
12 5 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (2.30%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.84%) Base SAS
13 4 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.92%) JUnit
2 2 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.92%) ReSharper
2 2 (0.92%) Selenium
2 2 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.92%) TestNG
2 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.46%) JIRA
3 1 (0.46%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.46%) NUnit
3 1 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 29 (13.36%) Finance
2 26 (11.98%) Marketing
3 12 (5.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (5.53%) Retail
4 10 (4.61%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.76%) Banking
6 5 (2.30%) Interactive Media
7 4 (1.84%) Advertising
7 4 (1.84%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.92%) Law
8 2 (0.92%) Publishing
9 1 (0.46%) Electronics
9 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (25.81%) Developer
2 52 (23.96%) Data Scientist
3 36 (16.59%) Analyst
4 18 (8.29%) .NET Developer
4 18 (8.29%) C# Developer
5 17 (7.83%) Research Engineer
6 13 (5.99%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (5.99%) Data Analyst
7 12 (5.53%) Architect
7 12 (5.53%) Insight Analyst
7 12 (5.53%) Java Developer
7 12 (5.53%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (5.07%) Computer Engineer
8 11 (5.07%) Computer Vision Engineer
9 10 (4.61%) Consultant
9 10 (4.61%) Data Architect
9 10 (4.61%) Junior
10 9 (4.15%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 9 (4.15%) Graduate
11 8 (3.69%) Analytics Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (20.28%) .NET
2 21 (9.68%) Natural Language Processing
3 15 (6.91%) CSS
4 14 (6.45%) HTML
5 13 (5.99%) ASP.NET
5 13 (5.99%) STL
6 12 (5.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 11 (5.07%) OpenCV
8 10 (4.61%) Node.js
9 8 (3.69%) AngularJS
9 8 (3.69%) jQuery
10 6 (2.76%) .NET Framework
10 6 (2.76%) RESTful
11 5 (2.30%) Ajax
11 5 (2.30%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (2.30%) D3.js
11 5 (2.30%) Entity Framework
12 4 (1.84%) Kafka
12 4 (1.84%) NHibernate
12 4 (1.84%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 52 (23.96%) Algorithms
2 48 (22.12%) Computer Science
3 35 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.53%) Data Structures
5 10 (4.61%) User Experience
6 7 (3.23%) Credit Risk
7 6 (2.76%) Life Science
8 5 (2.30%) Social Media
9 3 (1.38%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.92%) AS400
10 2 (0.92%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.92%) Robotics
10 2 (0.92%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.92%) W3C
11 1 (0.46%) CUDA
11 1 (0.46%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.99%) Linux
2 10 (4.61%) Windows
3 3 (1.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.92%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (40.09%) Machine Learning
2 75 (34.56%) Mathematics
3 74 (34.10%) Analytics
4 46 (21.20%) Statistics
5 45 (20.74%) Visualisation
6 44 (20.28%) Business Intelligence
7 42 (19.35%) Software Engineering
8 32 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
10 28 (12.90%) Data Analysis
10 28 (12.90%) Statistical Modelling
11 25 (11.52%) Presales
12 21 (9.68%) Physics
12 21 (9.68%) Predictive Modelling
13 20 (9.22%) Artificial Intelligence
13 20 (9.22%) Signal Processing
14 13 (5.99%) Data Analytics
14 13 (5.99%) Multithreading
14 13 (5.99%) Statistical Analysis
15 12 (5.53%) OO
Programming Languages
1 136 (62.67%) Python
2 110 (50.69%) SQL
3 63 (29.03%) MATLAB
4 59 (27.19%) C++
5 49 (22.58%) Java
6 45 (20.74%) C#
7 21 (9.68%) Scala
8 18 (8.29%) C
8 18 (8.29%) T-SQL
9 16 (7.37%) PowerShell
10 15 (6.91%) VBA
11 13 (5.99%) JavaScript
12 10 (4.61%) PL/SQL
13 7 (3.23%) Perl
14 4 (1.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 4 (1.84%) F#
14 4 (1.84%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.38%) Julia
15 3 (1.38%) VB
16 2 (0.92%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 91 (41.94%) Degree
2 46 (21.20%) PhD
3 6 (2.76%) CCNP
3 6 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.92%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) CEH
5 1 (0.46%) MCP
5 1 (0.46%) MCSE
5 1 (0.46%) MCTS
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.46%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.46%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.61%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.92%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.76%) HDFS
2 3 (1.38%) KVM
2 3 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 48 (22.12%) Tableau
2 31 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 20 (9.22%) IBM
3 20 (9.22%) Oracle
4 10 (4.61%) Teradata
5 6 (2.76%) Cisco
5 6 (2.76%) Meraki
5 6 (2.76%) Palo Alto
6 5 (2.30%) Adobe
7 4 (1.84%) Alteryx
7 4 (1.84%) SAP
7 4 (1.84%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.38%) Google
8 3 (1.38%) Informatica
8 3 (1.38%) MapR
8 3 (1.38%) Netezza
8 3 (1.38%) Percona
8 3 (1.38%) VMware
9 2 (0.92%) Omniture
9 2 (0.92%) Sitecore
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Salary: 70,000 - 100,000 + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + 30 hol
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
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