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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 28 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 257 327 226
Rank change year-on-year +70 -101 -30
Permanent jobs citing R 1,110 317 83
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.43% 0.87% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.43% 1.39% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 396 201 76
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,643 £33,750
25th Percentile £43,750 £46,250 £50,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,750 £57,500 £90,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.43% -36.11% +28.57%
75th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £115,938
90th Percentile £90,000 £93,750 £146,875
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38% +13.04%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 45,688 22,735 5,703
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 59.03% 62.09% 64.94%
Number of salaries quoted 24,637 17,652 5,016
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £34,875
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
75th Percentile £82,500 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £86,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%

R
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing R as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

R trend for jobs with a WFH option

R
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing R.

R salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

R
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing R over the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

R salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, R job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for R.

1 873 (78.65%) Python
2 712 (64.14%) SQL
3 636 (57.30%) Analytics
4 560 (50.45%) Social Skills
5 477 (42.97%) Analytical Skills
6 412 (37.12%) Data Science
7 397 (35.77%) Visualisation
8 367 (33.06%) Degree
9 335 (30.18%) Finance
10 321 (28.92%) Data Visualisation
11 308 (27.75%) Data Analysis
12 304 (27.39%) Business Intelligence
13 296 (26.67%) Machine Learning
14 284 (25.59%) Tableau
15 276 (24.86%) Statistics
16 275 (24.77%) Marketing
17 247 (22.25%) Power Platform
17 247 (22.25%) Power BI
18 213 (19.19%) Agile
19 212 (19.10%) Actionable Insight
20 207 (18.65%) AWS
21 204 (18.38%) SAS
22 203 (18.29%) Google
23 193 (17.39%) Azure
24 191 (17.21%) GCP
25 188 (16.94%) Data Modelling
26 187 (16.85%) Data Analytics
27 186 (16.76%) Mentoring
28 185 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
29 174 (15.68%) Mathematics

R
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 204 (18.38%) SAS
2 75 (6.76%) Apache Spark
3 23 (2.07%) Jupyter
4 20 (1.80%) Apache Airflow
5 19 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
6 18 (1.62%) SharePoint
7 7 (0.63%) Apache
8 5 (0.45%) CMS
8 5 (0.45%) Confluence
8 5 (0.45%) Luigi
9 3 (0.27%) R Markdown
10 2 (0.18%) JBoss
10 2 (0.18%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.18%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.090%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.090%) IIS
11 1 (0.090%) Kinematics
11 1 (0.090%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 174 (15.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (4.59%) SPSS
3 25 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (0.81%) Stata
6 7 (0.63%) Maple
7 5 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 247 (22.25%) Power Platform
2 207 (18.65%) AWS
3 193 (17.39%) Azure
4 191 (17.21%) GCP
5 70 (6.31%) Google Analytics
6 57 (5.14%) Snowflake
7 42 (3.78%) dbt
8 34 (3.06%) GitHub
9 28 (2.52%) Google Data Studio
10 27 (2.43%) AWS CloudFormation
11 24 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
12 22 (1.98%) Azure DevOps
13 21 (1.89%) Amazon S3
14 19 (1.71%) Azure Data Factory
14 19 (1.71%) Serverless
15 18 (1.62%) Google Tag Manager
16 17 (1.53%) Azure Synapse Analytics
17 14 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
17 14 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
18 11 (0.99%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.80%) SSH
2 12 (1.08%) Broadband
3 7 (0.63%) Network Security
3 7 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.27%) HTTP
5 2 (0.18%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (25.59%) Tableau
2 247 (22.25%) Power BI
3 138 (12.43%) Data Warehouse
4 87 (7.84%) Relational Database
5 76 (6.85%) Big Data
5 76 (6.85%) Data Lake
6 70 (6.31%) Looker
7 66 (5.95%) Hadoop
8 62 (5.59%) SQL Server
9 58 (5.23%) BigQuery
10 57 (5.14%) QlikView
11 45 (4.05%) NoSQL
12 44 (3.96%) Data Mining
12 44 (3.96%) MySQL
13 40 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
14 31 (2.79%) Amazon Redshift
15 28 (2.52%) Spotfire
16 25 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 17 (1.53%) RDBMS
17 17 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 82 (7.39%) Git (software)
2 18 (1.62%) JIRA
2 18 (1.62%) JMeter
2 18 (1.62%) NeoLoad
3 12 (1.08%) LoadRunner
4 11 (0.99%) ER Studio
4 11 (0.99%) ERwin
4 11 (0.99%) Jenkins
5 9 (0.81%) Bitbucket
6 8 (0.72%) RStudio
7 7 (0.63%) ProC
8 4 (0.36%) Subversion
9 3 (0.27%) Selenium
10 2 (0.18%) GitLab
10 2 (0.18%) JUnit
10 2 (0.18%) MLflow
11 1 (0.090%) git-flow
11 1 (0.090%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.090%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.090%) WebDriver
General
1 560 (50.45%) Social Skills
2 477 (42.97%) Analytical Skills
3 335 (30.18%) Finance
4 275 (24.77%) Marketing
5 118 (10.63%) Advertising
6 92 (8.29%) Presentation Skills
7 87 (7.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 68 (6.13%) Retail
9 65 (5.86%) Pharmaceutical
10 56 (5.05%) Public Sector
11 46 (4.14%) Banking
12 45 (4.05%) Legal
13 42 (3.78%) Organisational Skills
14 29 (2.61%) Brand Awareness
14 29 (2.61%) Manufacturing
15 28 (2.52%) Publishing
16 21 (1.89%) Games
16 21 (1.89%) Social Science
17 18 (1.62%) Front Office
18 17 (1.53%) Police
Job Titles
1 308 (27.75%) Analyst
2 190 (17.12%) Data Analyst
3 174 (15.68%) Data Scientist
4 123 (11.08%) Programmer
5 102 (9.19%) Senior Analyst
6 98 (8.83%) Statistical Programmer
7 93 (8.38%) Data Engineer
8 90 (8.11%) Senior Data Scientist
9 85 (7.66%) Senior Programmer
10 83 (7.48%) Developer
11 72 (6.49%) Senior Statistical Programmer
12 67 (6.04%) Analytics Manager
13 43 (3.87%) Senior Data Analyst
14 41 (3.69%) Consultant
15 39 (3.51%) Computer Scientist
15 39 (3.51%) Computer Vision Scientist
16 38 (3.42%) Customer Analyst
17 35 (3.15%) Data Consultant
17 35 (3.15%) Data Manager
18 30 (2.70%) Product Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (6.76%) XML
2 74 (6.67%) TensorFlow
3 72 (6.49%) scikit-learn
4 68 (6.13%) PyTorch
5 43 (3.87%) Pandas
6 36 (3.24%) Shiny
7 33 (2.97%) HTML
8 28 (2.52%) React
8 28 (2.52%) REST
9 27 (2.43%) NumPy
10 23 (2.07%) CSS
10 23 (2.07%) Plotly
11 21 (1.89%) Caffe
11 21 (1.89%) Web Services
12 17 (1.53%) .NET
13 13 (1.17%) PySpark
13 13 (1.17%) SOAP
13 13 (1.17%) XGBoost
14 12 (1.08%) GraphQL
15 11 (0.99%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 120 (10.81%) Algorithms
2 48 (4.32%) User Experience
3 44 (3.96%) Cyberattack
4 39 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
5 35 (3.15%) Acoustics
6 27 (2.43%) Blog
7 26 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
8 24 (2.16%) Linux Command Line
9 23 (2.07%) Cybercrime
9 23 (2.07%) NHS
10 21 (1.89%) Data Structures
11 18 (1.62%) Cyber Defence
12 17 (1.53%) Life Science
13 14 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (1.17%) Cloud Native
14 13 (1.17%) Hedge funds
15 12 (1.08%) IoT
16 11 (0.99%) 3D Printing
17 10 (0.90%) Fixed Income
17 10 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (3.51%) Unix
2 31 (2.79%) Linux
3 25 (2.25%) Windows
4 9 (0.81%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.63%) Android
6 3 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 636 (57.30%) Analytics
2 412 (37.12%) Data Science
3 397 (35.77%) Visualisation
4 321 (28.92%) Data Visualisation
5 308 (27.75%) Data Analysis
6 304 (27.39%) Business Intelligence
7 296 (26.67%) Machine Learning
8 276 (24.86%) Statistics
9 213 (19.19%) Agile
10 212 (19.10%) Actionable Insight
11 188 (16.94%) Data Modelling
12 187 (16.85%) Data Analytics
13 186 (16.76%) Mentoring
14 185 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
15 174 (15.68%) Mathematics
16 172 (15.50%) Problem-Solving
17 170 (15.32%) Validation
18 165 (14.86%) Artificial Intelligence
19 160 (14.41%) Decision-Making
20 145 (13.06%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 873 (78.65%) Python
2 712 (64.14%) SQL
3 125 (11.26%) MATLAB
4 122 (10.99%) Java
5 72 (6.49%) C
6 68 (6.13%) C++
7 54 (4.86%) JavaScript
8 49 (4.41%) C#
9 46 (4.14%) VBA
10 41 (3.69%) Scala
11 27 (2.43%) Bash
12 23 (2.07%) VB
13 20 (1.80%) Perl
14 19 (1.71%) Julia
14 19 (1.71%) PL/SQL
15 10 (0.90%) T-SQL
16 9 (0.81%) SAS Macro
17 8 (0.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 8 (0.72%) PowerShell
17 8 (0.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 367 (33.06%) Degree
2 84 (7.57%) PhD
3 60 (5.41%) Numerate Degree
4 46 (4.14%) Master's Degree
5 31 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (0.81%) Security Cleared
8 7 (0.63%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.45%) HND
9 5 (0.45%) Postgraduate
10 4 (0.36%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.27%) MBA
11 3 (0.27%) Tableau Certification
12 2 (0.18%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.090%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (8.29%) CDISC
2 83 (7.48%) Actionable Recommendations
3 48 (4.32%) Data Quality
4 42 (3.78%) GDPR
5 24 (2.16%) QA
6 7 (0.63%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 7 (0.63%) Good Clinical Practice
7 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.090%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.090%) HL7
System Software
1 41 (3.69%) Docker
2 2 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.090%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 37 (3.33%) Kubernetes
2 20 (1.80%) Terraform
3 18 (1.62%) Grafana
4 8 (0.72%) Rancher
5 3 (0.27%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 203 (18.29%) Google
2 93 (8.38%) Microsoft
3 56 (5.05%) Oracle
4 37 (3.33%) Crimson Hexagon
5 36 (3.24%) Databricks
6 35 (3.15%) Cognos
7 33 (2.97%) Alteryx
8 31 (2.79%) Facebook
9 20 (1.80%) Teradata
10 19 (1.71%) Cloudera
10 19 (1.71%) Hitachi
10 19 (1.71%) Splunk
10 19 (1.71%) Twitter
11 18 (1.62%) AppDynamics
11 18 (1.62%) Dynatrace
11 18 (1.62%) New Relic
12 15 (1.35%) Adobe
13 12 (1.08%) Apple
13 12 (1.08%) Micro Focus
13 12 (1.08%) Salesforce.com