Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > South East
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 249 290 308
Rank change year-on-year +41 +18 +60
Permanent jobs citing R 164 245 269
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.00% 0.94% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.78% 1.72% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 130 208 245
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -18.18% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £27,125 £33,750
90th Percentile £70,125 £71,625 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

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 9,218 14,261 17,671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.22% 54.68% 58.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7,807 12,101 15,364
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +51 72 £38,500 -18.95% 4
Hampshire +24 56 £50,000 +42.86%
Oxfordshire +27 55 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Surrey +38 17 £60,000 +26.32% 4
Berkshire +56 14 £60,000 -4.00% 2
East Sussex +26 10 £39,250 -28.64% 1
West Sussex +29 6 £75,000 +50.00%
Buckinghamshire +31 3 £40,000 -46.67%
Kent +26 3 £57,500 +53.33%
R
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 151 (92.07%) Python
2 83 (50.61%) SQL
3 81 (49.39%) Mathematics
4 76 (46.34%) Degree
5 73 (44.51%) C#
6 68 (41.46%) .NET
7 63 (38.41%) Big Data
8 62 (37.80%) Software Engineering
9 59 (35.98%) MATLAB
10 55 (33.54%) Algorithms
11 54 (32.93%) Business Intelligence
12 49 (29.88%) Machine Learning
13 47 (28.66%) Analytics
13 47 (28.66%) Windows
14 45 (27.44%) Computer Science
14 45 (27.44%) Agile Software Development
14 45 (27.44%) Computer Vision
15 44 (26.83%) Power Platform
15 44 (26.83%) Power BI
16 41 (25.00%) Unit Testing
16 41 (25.00%) Git (software)
16 41 (25.00%) Image Processing
16 41 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
16 41 (25.00%) Data Science
16 41 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
17 32 (19.51%) JavaScript
18 31 (18.90%) Visualisation
19 28 (17.07%) Data Analysis
20 27 (16.46%) Hadoop
21 25 (15.24%) Azure

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 24 (14.63%) Apache Spark
2 13 (7.93%) Apache
3 11 (6.71%) SAS
4 6 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.44%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.44%) Jupyter
6 3 (1.83%) Confluence
7 2 (1.22%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (9.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.22%) SPSS
4 1 (0.61%) CPLEX
Cloud Services
1 44 (26.83%) Power Platform
2 25 (15.24%) Azure
3 11 (6.71%) AWS
4 6 (3.66%) Azure Machine Learning
5 4 (2.44%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (1.83%) GCP
7 2 (1.22%) SaaS
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.61%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.61%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.83%) Skype
2 1 (0.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (38.41%) Big Data
2 44 (26.83%) Power BI
3 27 (16.46%) Hadoop
4 25 (15.24%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (15.24%) SQL Server
5 18 (10.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (9.15%) Data Lake
7 14 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (7.93%) MongoDB
9 9 (5.49%) KNIME
9 9 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (5.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (4.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (4.27%) Biml
10 7 (4.27%) Data Mining
10 7 (4.27%) HBase
10 7 (4.27%) SQL Server 2016
10 7 (4.27%) SQL Server 2017
11 6 (3.66%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 5 (3.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.66%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (9.76%) Finance
2 12 (7.32%) Marketing
3 9 (5.49%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (4.27%) Aerospace
5 6 (3.66%) Retail
6 4 (2.44%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.83%) Police
8 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.22%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.61%) Advertising
9 1 (0.61%) Automotive
9 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 49 (29.88%) Software Engineer
2 41 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 38 (23.17%) Analyst
4 25 (15.24%) Applications Engineer
5 24 (14.63%) Development Engineer
5 24 (14.63%) Software Development Engineer
5 24 (14.63%) Windows Engineer
6 20 (12.20%) Developer
7 17 (10.37%) .NET Software Engineer
7 17 (10.37%) Control Systems Engineer
7 17 (10.37%) Data Analyst
7 17 (10.37%) Data Engineer
7 17 (10.37%) Data Scientist
8 16 (9.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 12 (7.32%) Data Insight Analyst
9 12 (7.32%) Insight Analyst
9 12 (7.32%) Insight Data Analyst
10 10 (6.10%) Data Visualisation Analyst
11 9 (5.49%) SQL Developer
12 7 (4.27%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (41.46%) .NET
2 10 (6.10%) ASP.NET
3 8 (4.88%) REST
3 8 (4.88%) WCF
3 8 (4.88%) WinForms
4 4 (2.44%) CSS
4 4 (2.44%) HTML
4 4 (2.44%) HTML5
5 3 (1.83%) D3.js
6 2 (1.22%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.22%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (1.22%) MDX
6 2 (1.22%) React
7 1 (0.61%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 55 (33.54%) Algorithms
2 17 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.83%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.22%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.22%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.61%) Biotechnology
5 1 (0.61%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.61%) CUDA
5 1 (0.61%) Derivative
5 1 (0.61%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.61%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.61%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 47 (28.66%) Windows
2 9 (5.49%) Linux
3 1 (0.61%) CentOS
3 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (49.39%) Mathematics
2 62 (37.80%) Software Engineering
3 54 (32.93%) Business Intelligence
4 49 (29.88%) Machine Learning
5 47 (28.66%) Analytics
6 45 (27.44%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (27.44%) Computer Science
6 45 (27.44%) Computer Vision
7 41 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 41 (25.00%) Data Science
7 41 (25.00%) Image Processing
7 41 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 31 (18.90%) Visualisation
9 28 (17.07%) Data Analysis
10 23 (14.02%) Data Modelling
11 21 (12.80%) Data Analytics
12 20 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
13 19 (11.59%) Data Visualisation
13 19 (11.59%) ETL
13 19 (11.59%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 151 (92.07%) Python
2 83 (50.61%) SQL
3 73 (44.51%) C#
4 59 (35.98%) MATLAB
5 32 (19.51%) JavaScript
6 25 (15.24%) Java
7 20 (12.20%) C++
8 14 (8.54%) Scala
9 11 (6.71%) C
10 7 (4.27%) Perl
10 7 (4.27%) PowerShell
10 7 (4.27%) T-SQL
10 7 (4.27%) VB.NET
11 6 (3.66%) VBA
12 3 (1.83%) Go
13 2 (1.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (1.22%) Haskell
13 2 (1.22%) Rust
14 1 (0.61%) Julia
Qualifications
1 76 (46.34%) Degree
2 41 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (15.24%) Security Cleared
4 21 (12.80%) SC Cleared
5 11 (6.71%) PhD
6 9 (5.49%) DV Cleared
7 7 (4.27%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.05%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.22%) Kibana
1 2 (1.22%) logstash
2 1 (0.61%) Ansible
2 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (14.02%) Tableau
2 19 (11.59%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.27%) Hortonworks
3 7 (4.27%) Splunk
4 6 (3.66%) Alteryx
4 6 (3.66%) Informatica
4 6 (3.66%) Oracle
5 4 (2.44%) Talend
6 3 (1.83%) Google
7 2 (1.22%) Dataiku
7 2 (1.22%) SAP
8 1 (0.61%) Capita
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco
8 1 (0.61%) Dell
8 1 (0.61%) IBM
8 1 (0.61%) Sawtooth Software