Period
to 23 September 2020

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 23 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > South East
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 220 307 318
Rank change year-on-year +87 +11 +41
Permanent jobs citing R 67 213 250
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.82% 0.83% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.41% 1.55% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 66 172 212
Median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -21.95% +2.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £71,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.82% +2.50% -

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 4,766 13,699 16,596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 58.13% 53.24% 56.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4,100 11,781 14,396
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +2.04%

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 23 September 2020.

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 23 September 2020. 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 +96 39 £38,500 -14.44% 3
Oxfordshire +29 27 £37,500 -2.60%
Berkshire +92 11 £55,000 -26.67% 3
Hampshire +82 10 £46,250 +32.14% 3
Surrey +86 9 £60,000 +17.07%
East Sussex +52 5 £47,500 -13.64%
West Sussex +50 4 £31,500 -37.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +63 1 £60,000 +50.00%
R
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2020, 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 67 (100.00%) Python
2 36 (53.73%) Mathematics
3 31 (46.27%) SQL
3 31 (46.27%) .NET
4 29 (43.28%) C#
5 28 (41.79%) Big Data
6 26 (38.81%) MATLAB
6 26 (38.81%) Computer Science
6 26 (38.81%) Degree
7 25 (37.31%) Data Science
8 24 (35.82%) Algorithms
9 23 (34.33%) Software Engineering
9 23 (34.33%) Git (software)
10 22 (32.84%) Azure
10 22 (32.84%) Analytics
11 21 (31.34%) Computer Science Degree
11 21 (31.34%) Computer Vision
11 21 (31.34%) Image Processing
11 21 (31.34%) Unit Testing
11 21 (31.34%) Windows
12 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (28.36%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (25.37%) Power Platform
15 16 (23.88%) Power BI
16 15 (22.39%) Finance
17 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
17 14 (20.90%) Visualisation
18 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
18 12 (17.91%) Machine Learning
18 12 (17.91%) Data Analytics

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 10 (14.93%) SAS
2 8 (11.94%) Apache Spark
3 6 (8.96%) Apache
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (32.84%) Azure
2 17 (25.37%) Power Platform
3 4 (5.97%) AWS
3 4 (5.97%) Azure Machine Learning
4 3 (4.48%) SaaS
5 2 (2.99%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.49%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.49%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (1.49%) IaaS
6 1 (1.49%) PaaS
6 1 (1.49%) PowerApps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (41.79%) Big Data
2 16 (23.88%) Power BI
3 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
4 11 (16.42%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (13.43%) Data Lake
6 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (11.94%) Hadoop
8 6 (8.96%) Biml
9 5 (7.46%) HDInsight
10 4 (5.97%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.99%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (2.99%) Data Mining
11 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (2.99%) Qlik Sense
11 2 (2.99%) QlikView
11 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.99%) SAS EBI
11 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (34.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.49%) GitLab
2 1 (1.49%) GoCD
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Marketing
3 2 (2.99%) Games
4 1 (1.49%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) C# Software Engineer
1 21 (31.34%) Software Engineer
2 14 (20.90%) Applications Engineer
2 14 (20.90%) Development Engineer
2 14 (20.90%) Software Development Engineer
2 14 (20.90%) Windows Engineer
3 11 (16.42%) Developer
4 10 (14.93%) Data Scientist
5 8 (11.94%) Data Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) .NET Software Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Control Systems Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) Analyst
7 6 (8.96%) Analytics Consultant
7 6 (8.96%) Consultant
7 6 (8.96%) Data Analytics Consultant
7 6 (8.96%) Data Consultant
7 6 (8.96%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Principal Consultant
8 5 (7.46%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (46.27%) .NET
2 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.97%) Kafka
3 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.99%) jQuery
3 2 (2.99%) MDX
4 1 (1.49%) Angular 2
4 1 (1.49%) CSS
4 1 (1.49%) CSS3
4 1 (1.49%) Django
4 1 (1.49%) HTML
4 1 (1.49%) HTML5
4 1 (1.49%) Matplotlib
4 1 (1.49%) Node.js
4 1 (1.49%) NumPy
4 1 (1.49%) React
4 1 (1.49%) RESTful
4 1 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.49%) Vue.js
4 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.82%) Algorithms
2 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.96%) Blog
3 6 (8.96%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (7.46%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.49%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (53.73%) Mathematics
2 26 (38.81%) Computer Science
3 25 (37.31%) Data Science
4 23 (34.33%) Software Engineering
5 22 (32.84%) Analytics
6 21 (31.34%) Computer Vision
6 21 (31.34%) Image Processing
6 21 (31.34%) Unit Testing
7 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (28.36%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (20.90%) Visualisation
10 12 (17.91%) Data Analytics
10 12 (17.91%) Machine Learning
11 9 (13.43%) Data Modelling
11 9 (13.43%) ETL
12 8 (11.94%) Data Visualisation
12 8 (11.94%) Decision-Making
13 7 (10.45%) Artificial Intelligence
13 7 (10.45%) Multithreaded Programming
13 7 (10.45%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) Python
2 31 (46.27%) SQL
3 29 (43.28%) C#
4 26 (38.81%) MATLAB
5 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.45%) T-SQL
7 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
7 6 (8.96%) VB.NET
8 4 (5.97%) Scala
9 2 (2.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.49%) C++
10 1 (1.49%) F#
10 1 (1.49%) Java
10 1 (1.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (38.81%) Degree
2 21 (31.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (7.46%) PhD
4 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.49%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) Databricks
3 6 (8.96%) Hortonworks
4 5 (7.46%) Tableau
5 2 (2.99%) Sparx
5 2 (2.99%) Splunk
6 1 (1.49%) Google
6 1 (1.49%) Xamarin