Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 273 319 402
Rank change year-on-year +46 +83 +31
Permanent jobs citing R 283 265 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.06% 0.86% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% 1.51% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 196 243 141
South East median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% -4.35% +21.05%
10th Percentile £26,875 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -4.35%

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 15,012 17,591 16,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.19% 57.18% 50.49%
Number of salaries quoted 12,965 15,351 14,110
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +38 186 £49,000 -18.33% 12
Oxfordshire +31 105 £47,500 -24.00% 7
Berkshire +22 72 £67,500 +12.50% 5
Hampshire +17 37 £45,000 - 5
Surrey +31 36 £42,500 -19.05% 5
Buckinghamshire +21 9 £49,000 +28.95%
East Sussex -2 9 £55,000 +22.22%
Kent +24 4 £37,500 -6.25%
West Sussex -17 4 £53,750 +115.00%
Middlesex +1 1 £70,000 +7.69%
R
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 208 (73.50%) Data Science
2 196 (69.26%) Python
3 174 (61.48%) Analytics
4 169 (59.72%) SQL
5 162 (57.24%) Mathematics
6 143 (50.53%) Algorithms
7 125 (44.17%) Visualisation
8 122 (43.11%) Big Data
9 116 (40.99%) Machine Learning
10 108 (38.16%) SAS
11 101 (35.69%) Java
12 98 (34.63%) Business Intelligence
12 98 (34.63%) Artificial Intelligence
12 98 (34.63%) Data Visualisation
13 96 (33.92%) Statistics
13 96 (33.92%) C++
14 94 (33.22%) Data Analysis
15 93 (32.86%) Tableau
16 91 (32.16%) Hadoop
17 88 (31.10%) Degree
18 87 (30.74%) MATLAB
18 87 (30.74%) Power BI
19 83 (29.33%) PhD
20 82 (28.98%) Apache Hive
21 73 (25.80%) Apache Spark
22 68 (24.03%) Git (software)
23 66 (23.32%) Data Modelling
24 65 (22.97%) C#
25 62 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
26 59 (20.85%) Decision-Making

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
1 108 (38.16%) SAS
2 73 (25.80%) Apache Spark
3 43 (15.19%) Apache
4 3 (1.06%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.71%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.35%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (9.89%) GNU Octave
2 21 (7.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (4.59%) SPSS
4 11 (3.89%) Stata
5 9 (3.18%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (2.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 57 (20.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (10.25%) Google Analytics
3 15 (5.30%) IaaS
4 11 (3.89%) SaaS
5 10 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (3.53%) PaaS
6 5 (1.77%) AdWords
6 5 (1.77%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.77%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.77%) Google Tag Manager
7 4 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.41%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.35%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.77%) PPP
2 1 (0.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (43.11%) Big Data
2 91 (32.16%) Hadoop
3 87 (30.74%) Power BI
4 82 (28.98%) Apache Hive
5 42 (14.84%) Text Mining
6 41 (14.49%) SAP HANA
7 30 (10.60%) Data Mining
8 24 (8.48%) SQL Server
9 22 (7.77%) Spotfire
10 18 (6.36%) QlikView
11 16 (5.65%) Relational Database
12 15 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (5.30%) MySQL
12 15 (5.30%) NoSQL
13 11 (3.89%) Data Lake
13 11 (3.89%) RDBMS
14 6 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (1.77%) BigQuery
15 5 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 68 (24.03%) Git (software)
2 40 (14.13%) Subversion
3 11 (3.89%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.06%) Moq
5 3 (1.06%) MSBuild
5 3 (1.06%) NUnit
5 3 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.06%) ReSharper
5 3 (1.06%) Toad
6 2 (0.71%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 57 (20.14%) Finance
2 55 (19.43%) Retail
3 41 (14.49%) Telecoms
4 18 (6.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.77%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.41%) Marketing
7 3 (1.06%) Legal
7 3 (1.06%) Publishing
8 2 (0.71%) Advertising
8 2 (0.71%) Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Games
9 1 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 118 (41.70%) Data Scientist
2 40 (14.13%) Senior Data Scientist
3 32 (11.31%) Analyst
4 27 (9.54%) Computer Engineer
4 27 (9.54%) Computer Vision Engineer
4 27 (9.54%) Developer
5 26 (9.19%) Graduate
6 22 (7.77%) Analytics Manager
7 15 (5.30%) Data Engineer
7 15 (5.30%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 14 (4.95%) Software Developer
9 13 (4.59%) Graduate Test Engineer
9 13 (4.59%) Software Test Engineer
9 13 (4.59%) Test Engineer
10 12 (4.24%) Data Analyst
11 11 (3.89%) Junior
12 10 (3.53%) Delivery Manager
13 9 (3.18%) Architect
13 9 (3.18%) Data Architect
14 8 (2.83%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (16.61%) D3.js
2 41 (14.49%) ggplot
2 41 (14.49%) Kafka
3 10 (3.53%) MDX
4 9 (3.18%) Natural Language Processing
5 8 (2.83%) .NET
5 8 (2.83%) Apache Tez
6 5 (1.77%) HTML
6 5 (1.77%) JSON
6 5 (1.77%) SparkR
7 4 (1.41%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.41%) Entity Framework
7 4 (1.41%) REST
7 4 (1.41%) TensorFlow
8 3 (1.06%) ADO.NET
8 3 (1.06%) Akka
8 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (1.06%) Caliburn.Micro
8 3 (1.06%) Node.js
8 3 (1.06%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 143 (50.53%) Algorithms
2 46 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (14.49%) Social Network
4 8 (2.83%) Pricing Data
5 7 (2.47%) Life Science
5 7 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.77%) Fintech
7 3 (1.06%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.71%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.71%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.71%) User Experience
9 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.35%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.95%) Linux
2 8 (2.83%) Unix
3 3 (1.06%) Windows
3 3 (1.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (73.50%) Data Science
2 174 (61.48%) Analytics
3 162 (57.24%) Mathematics
4 125 (44.17%) Visualisation
5 116 (40.99%) Machine Learning
6 98 (34.63%) Artificial Intelligence
6 98 (34.63%) Business Intelligence
6 98 (34.63%) Data Visualisation
7 96 (33.92%) Statistics
8 94 (33.22%) Data Analysis
9 66 (23.32%) Data Modelling
10 62 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
11 59 (20.85%) Decision-Making
12 53 (18.73%) Physics
13 49 (17.31%) Neural Network
14 45 (15.90%) Random Forest
15 44 (15.55%) Data Engineering
15 44 (15.55%) Deep Learning
16 43 (15.19%) Image Processing
16 43 (15.19%) Mathematical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 196 (69.26%) Python
2 169 (59.72%) SQL
3 101 (35.69%) Java
4 96 (33.92%) C++
5 87 (30.74%) MATLAB
6 65 (22.97%) C#
7 24 (8.48%) JavaScript
8 23 (8.13%) Delphi
9 21 (7.42%) Scala
10 19 (6.71%) C
11 12 (4.24%) T-SQL
12 10 (3.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 8 (2.83%) HiveQL
14 5 (1.77%) Julia
14 5 (1.77%) VBA
15 3 (1.06%) Ruby
15 3 (1.06%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.71%) Go
17 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.35%) ML
Qualifications
1 88 (31.10%) Degree
2 83 (29.33%) PhD
3 13 (4.59%) ISTQB
4 11 (3.89%) Master's Degree
5 8 (2.83%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (1.77%) Analytics IQ
7 3 (1.06%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.35%) HND
9 1 (0.35%) MBA
9 1 (0.35%) OCA
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.01%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.71%) GDPR
2 2 (0.71%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) IFRS
3 1 (0.35%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Docker
1 1 (0.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 41 (14.49%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 93 (32.86%) Tableau
2 41 (14.49%) SAP
3 32 (11.31%) Microsoft
4 31 (10.95%) Google
5 15 (5.30%) Oracle
6 5 (1.77%) Hortonworks
6 5 (1.77%) RapidMiner
7 4 (1.41%) Cognos
8 3 (1.06%) Thunderhead
9 2 (0.71%) Adobe
9 2 (0.71%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.35%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.35%) Databricks
10 1 (0.35%) Talend