Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 306 406 452
Rank change year-on-year +100 +46 +124
Permanent jobs citing R 272 197 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.88% 0.56% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.56% 1.08% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 249 173 191
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +12.90% +13.41%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -

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 17450 18183 21211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.70% 51.66% 50.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15215 16064 18405
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +58 150 £60,000 +4.35% 10
Oxfordshire +1 90 £62,500 +8.70% 5
Berkshire +62 49 £60,000 +14.29% 4
Surrey +27 43 £55,000 +25.00% 1
Hampshire +28 39 £52,700 +0.38% 4
West Sussex +9 15 £30,000 -40.00%
East Sussex +7 14 £37,500 -46.43% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 11 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Kent +18 4 £40,000 -38.46%
Middlesex - 4 £66,000 -
R
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 206 (75.74%) Python
2 143 (52.57%) SQL
3 108 (39.71%) Java
4 103 (37.87%) Machine Learning
5 96 (35.29%) Degree
6 90 (33.09%) Big Data
7 86 (31.62%) Mathematics
8 83 (30.51%) Analytics
9 81 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
10 79 (29.04%) Computer Science
11 72 (26.47%) Algorithms
12 71 (26.10%) C++
13 65 (23.90%) PhD
14 64 (23.53%) Statistics
15 63 (23.16%) JavaScript
16 56 (20.59%) Hadoop
17 55 (20.22%) Analytical Skills
18 52 (19.12%) Software Engineering
19 51 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
20 49 (18.01%) MATLAB
20 49 (18.01%) Visualisation
21 48 (17.65%) Finance
21 48 (17.65%) Natural Language Processing
22 46 (16.91%) Data Analysis
23 45 (16.54%) CSS
23 45 (16.54%) Apache Spark
24 44 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
25 39 (14.34%) Bayesian Methods
26 38 (13.97%) Data Visualisation
27 37 (13.60%) SAS

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 (16.54%) Apache Spark
2 37 (13.60%) SAS
3 8 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.10%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.74%) Apache
5 2 (0.74%) DNN
5 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.37%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.37%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (10.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.94%) SPSS
3 5 (1.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.74%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.37%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Sprinklr
1 1 (0.37%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 44 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (12.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (6.62%) Azure Machine Learning
4 16 (5.88%) SaaS
5 12 (4.41%) PaaS
6 10 (3.68%) Azure Data Factory
7 8 (2.94%) Google Analytics
8 6 (2.21%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.74%) Data Lake Analytics
10 2 (0.74%) GitHub
11 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (0.37%) HTTP
2 1 (0.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (33.09%) Big Data
2 56 (20.59%) Hadoop
3 37 (13.60%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (13.24%) Power BI
5 29 (10.66%) Data Mining
6 26 (9.56%) NoSQL
6 26 (9.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (8.82%) Data Lake
8 22 (8.09%) SQL Server
8 22 (8.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (7.72%) HBase
10 18 (6.62%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 18 (6.62%) GIS
10 18 (6.62%) HDInsight
11 16 (5.88%) Apache Hive
11 16 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (2.94%) Impala
12 8 (2.94%) MongoDB
13 7 (2.57%) Biml
14 6 (2.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.47%) Clang
2 4 (1.47%) GCC
3 2 (0.74%) Android Studio
3 2 (0.74%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.74%) Gradle
3 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.74%) JIRA
3 2 (0.74%) JUnit
General
1 48 (17.65%) Finance
2 22 (8.09%) Telecoms
3 19 (6.99%) Marketing
4 13 (4.78%) Games
5 12 (4.41%) Retail
6 8 (2.94%) Automotive
6 8 (2.94%) Electronics
7 6 (2.21%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.84%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.47%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.10%) Banking
11 2 (0.74%) Advertising
11 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.37%) Legal
12 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (28.68%) Developer
2 56 (20.59%) Data Scientist
3 55 (20.22%) Analyst
4 25 (9.19%) Data Analyst
5 23 (8.46%) Data Engineer
6 20 (7.35%) Java Developer
7 19 (6.99%) Graduate
8 17 (6.25%) Machine Learning Researcher
8 17 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 15 (5.51%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 15 (5.51%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 15 (5.51%) Software Developer
9 15 (5.51%) SQL Analyst
10 14 (5.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 14 (5.15%) SQL Developer
11 13 (4.78%) Software Engineer
11 13 (4.78%) SQL Data Analyst
12 12 (4.41%) Lead Developer
12 12 (4.41%) Machine Learning Engineer
12 12 (4.41%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (17.65%) Natural Language Processing
2 45 (16.54%) CSS
3 36 (13.24%) HTML
4 34 (12.50%) TensorFlow
5 33 (12.13%) Node.js
6 29 (10.66%) REST
7 25 (9.19%) .NET
8 23 (8.46%) JSON
9 15 (5.51%) ASP.NET
10 13 (4.78%) J2EE
10 13 (4.78%) Theano
11 12 (4.41%) Ruby on Rails
12 11 (4.04%) CSS3
12 11 (4.04%) Django
13 10 (3.68%) AngularJS
13 10 (3.68%) Pandas
14 8 (2.94%) scikit-learn
14 8 (2.94%) Seaborn
15 6 (2.21%) Angular 2
16 5 (1.84%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 79 (29.04%) Computer Science
2 72 (26.47%) Algorithms
3 55 (20.22%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.31%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.21%) Fintech
6 4 (1.47%) Robotics
7 3 (1.10%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.10%) User Experience
8 2 (0.74%) CESG
8 2 (0.74%) Cybercrime
8 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.37%) Derivative
9 1 (0.37%) Equities
9 1 (0.37%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.37%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.37%) NHS
9 1 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.29%) Linux
2 27 (9.93%) Windows
3 4 (1.47%) Android
3 4 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (37.87%) Machine Learning
2 86 (31.62%) Mathematics
3 83 (30.51%) Analytics
4 81 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (23.53%) Statistics
6 52 (19.12%) Software Engineering
7 51 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
8 49 (18.01%) Visualisation
9 46 (16.91%) Data Analysis
10 39 (14.34%) Bayesian Methods
11 38 (13.97%) Data Visualisation
12 36 (13.24%) Data Modelling
13 34 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (11.76%) Deep Learning
15 31 (11.40%) Physics
16 30 (11.03%) Artificial Intelligence
17 29 (10.66%) OO
18 28 (10.29%) Test Automation
19 26 (9.56%) Neural Network
20 24 (8.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 206 (75.74%) Python
2 143 (52.57%) SQL
3 108 (39.71%) Java
4 71 (26.10%) C++
5 63 (23.16%) JavaScript
6 49 (18.01%) MATLAB
7 36 (13.24%) C#
8 32 (11.76%) Scala
9 25 (9.19%) PowerShell
10 24 (8.82%) Julia
11 22 (8.09%) T-SQL
12 18 (6.62%) C
13 14 (5.15%) Ruby
13 14 (5.15%) VBA
14 13 (4.78%) Go
14 13 (4.78%) VB.NET
15 10 (3.68%) Perl
16 3 (1.10%) VB
17 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
18 1 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 96 (35.29%) Degree
2 65 (23.90%) PhD
3 13 (4.78%) Numerate Degree
4 12 (4.41%) Master's Degree
5 4 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.04%) QA
2 5 (1.84%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.74%) SLA
4 1 (0.37%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 16 (5.88%) HDFS
2 11 (4.04%) Docker
3 2 (0.74%) KVM
3 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.84%) Mesos
2 2 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.74%) Puppet
3 1 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.37%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.37%) logstash
3 1 (0.37%) StatsD
Vendors
1 33 (12.13%) Microsoft
2 32 (11.76%) Tableau
3 13 (4.78%) Hortonworks
4 10 (3.68%) Capita
5 9 (3.31%) Google
5 9 (3.31%) SAP
6 8 (2.94%) Oracle
7 7 (2.57%) MicroStrategy
8 6 (2.21%) Cognos
9 4 (1.47%) Infor
10 3 (1.10%) Adobe
10 3 (1.10%) Informatica
11 2 (0.74%) Minitab
11 2 (0.74%) Percona
11 2 (0.74%) VMware
12 1 (0.37%) Brightcove
12 1 (0.37%) Cloudera
12 1 (0.37%) New Relic
12 1 (0.37%) Sysomos
12 1 (0.37%) Twitter