Period
to 22 April 2021

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 22 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > South East
6 months to
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 299 286 270
Rank change year-on-year -13 -16 +31
Permanent jobs citing R 69 170 272
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 0.87% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.98% 1.55% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38 133 214
10th Percentile £43,363 £33,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% - -13.64%
75th Percentile £69,375 £55,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £79,125 £71,000 £69,625
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +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 7,048 10,960 14,625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.93% 56.09% 54.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5,862 9,429 12,664
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 22 April 2021.

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 22 April 2021. 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 +24 37 £50,000 +29.87% 7
Hampshire 0 19 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +46 17 £36,500 -2.67% 2
Berkshire +34 16 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Surrey +22 10 £65,000 +23.81%
Oxfordshire -16 4 £75,000 +100.00% 4
West Sussex +12 2 £67,500 -10.00% 1
East Sussex +22 1 £48,250 +40.88%
R
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, 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 51 (73.91%) Python
2 36 (52.17%) Analytics
3 34 (49.28%) Data Science
4 29 (42.03%) Computer Science
5 26 (37.68%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (37.68%) SQL
5 26 (37.68%) SQL Server
6 25 (36.23%) Degree
7 23 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (33.33%) Azure
8 22 (31.88%) Data Modelling
9 20 (28.99%) Finance
9 20 (28.99%) Tableau
10 19 (27.54%) Data Analytics
11 18 (26.09%) Machine Learning
11 18 (26.09%) Visualisation
11 18 (26.09%) Power Platform
11 18 (26.09%) Power BI
11 18 (26.09%) Statistical Analysis
11 18 (26.09%) Statistics
12 17 (24.64%) Data Visualisation
12 17 (24.64%) Relational Database
13 16 (23.19%) ETL
14 15 (21.74%) Validation
14 15 (21.74%) Data Structures
14 15 (21.74%) Decision-Making
15 14 (20.29%) SAS
15 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (18.84%) Data Analysis
16 13 (18.84%) Snowflake Schema

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 14 (20.29%) SAS
2 7 (10.14%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.45%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 23 (33.33%) Azure
2 18 (26.09%) Power Platform
3 12 (17.39%) AWS
3 12 (17.39%) GCP
4 7 (10.14%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (8.70%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (8.70%) Azure Sentinel
6 5 (7.25%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 4 (5.80%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (4.35%) Amazon S3
8 3 (4.35%) Matillion
9 2 (2.90%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (1.45%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 1 (1.45%) Azure Event Grid
10 1 (1.45%) Azure Storage
10 1 (1.45%) GitHub
10 1 (1.45%) IaaS
10 1 (1.45%) PaaS
10 1 (1.45%) SaaS
10 1 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (37.68%) SQL Server
2 23 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (28.99%) Tableau
4 18 (26.09%) Power BI
5 17 (24.64%) Relational Database
6 13 (18.84%) Snowflake Schema
7 12 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (14.49%) Amazon Redshift
8 10 (14.49%) Data Mining
9 9 (13.04%) BigQuery
9 9 (13.04%) Looker
9 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (11.59%) Big Data
10 8 (11.59%) Data Lake
10 8 (11.59%) MySQL
10 8 (11.59%) QlikView
11 7 (10.14%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (10.14%) DB2
11 7 (10.14%) Oracle ODI
12 6 (8.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 20 (28.99%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (7.25%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.35%) Marketing
5 2 (2.90%) Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Police
6 1 (1.45%) Advertising
6 1 (1.45%) Electronics
6 1 (1.45%) Law
6 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Data Scientist
2 15 (21.74%) Data Engineer
3 12 (17.39%) Developer
4 8 (11.59%) LIMS Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) Data Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Programmer
6 5 (7.25%) Statistical Programmer
7 4 (5.80%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Data Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Python Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) ERP Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Principal Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Data Engineer
10 1 (1.45%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) RESTful
2 4 (5.80%) Shiny
3 3 (4.35%) Kafka
3 3 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (2.90%) J2EE
5 1 (1.45%) ADO
5 1 (1.45%) NumPy
5 1 (1.45%) Pandas
5 1 (1.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Data Structures
2 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (15.94%) Management Information System
4 9 (13.04%) LIMS
4 9 (13.04%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (7.25%) Life Science
5 5 (7.25%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (5.80%) Biotechnology
7 3 (4.35%) Algorithms
7 3 (4.35%) Cloud Native
8 2 (2.90%) Cybercrime
9 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.45%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Linux
2 7 (10.14%) Unix
3 1 (1.45%) AIX
3 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.17%) Analytics
2 34 (49.28%) Data Science
3 29 (42.03%) Computer Science
4 26 (37.68%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (31.88%) Data Modelling
6 19 (27.54%) Data Analytics
7 18 (26.09%) Machine Learning
7 18 (26.09%) Statistical Analysis
7 18 (26.09%) Statistics
7 18 (26.09%) Visualisation
8 17 (24.64%) Data Visualisation
9 16 (23.19%) ETL
10 15 (21.74%) Decision-Making
10 15 (21.74%) Validation
11 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (18.84%) Data Analysis
13 11 (15.94%) Software Engineering
13 11 (15.94%) Workflow
14 10 (14.49%) Decision Tree
15 9 (13.04%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 51 (73.91%) Python
2 26 (37.68%) SQL
3 9 (13.04%) Ruby
4 7 (10.14%) Scala
5 5 (7.25%) Java
5 5 (7.25%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.80%) SAS Macro
7 2 (2.90%) C++
7 2 (2.90%) Go
7 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.45%) C
8 1 (1.45%) C#
8 1 (1.45%) Lua
8 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 25 (36.23%) Degree
2 7 (10.14%) PhD
3 4 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.80%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) Data Quality
1 7 (10.14%) QA
2 4 (5.80%) CDISC
2 4 (5.80%) Good Clinical Practice
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) SAP
2 9 (13.04%) Cognos
2 9 (13.04%) Databricks
2 9 (13.04%) Oracle
3 8 (11.59%) Google
4 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.70%) Informatica
5 6 (8.70%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (8.70%) Talend
5 6 (8.70%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.90%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.45%) Facebook
7 1 (1.45%) Sparx