The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 200 215 253
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +38
Permanent jobs citing R 46 81 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.77% 0.94% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.32% 1.69% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 37 68 66
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £32,350 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £97,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
R
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3472 4794 5944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 58.37% 55.62% 52.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3202 4213 5198
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing R as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

R
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing R across the City of London region.

R Salary Trend in the City of London

R
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

R Salary Histogram in the City of London

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for R.

1 64 (77.11%) Python
1 64 (77.11%) Analytics
2 41 (49.40%) Machine Learning
3 40 (48.19%) Hadoop
4 38 (45.78%) SQL
5 35 (42.17%) Big Data
6 31 (37.35%) Computer Science
6 31 (37.35%) Apache Spark
7 28 (33.73%) Statistics
8 26 (31.33%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (30.12%) SAS
9 25 (30.12%) Finance
10 24 (28.92%) Java
10 24 (28.92%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (27.71%) PhD
12 22 (26.51%) Visualisation
13 21 (25.30%) Data Analytics
14 20 (24.10%) MATLAB
15 18 (21.69%) Tableau
15 18 (21.69%) Mathematics
16 17 (20.48%) Marketing
16 17 (20.48%) Apache Hive
17 16 (19.28%) Statistical Analysis
18 14 (16.87%) Data Mining
19 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
19 13 (15.66%) Banking
19 13 (15.66%) Algorithms
19 13 (15.66%) Relational Database
20 12 (14.46%) Oracle
20 12 (14.46%) ETL

R
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 31 (37.35%) Apache Spark
2 25 (30.12%) SAS
3 7 (8.43%) Apache Pig
4 5 (6.02%) Apache
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.20%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.61%) SPSS
2 2 (2.41%) Gephi
2 2 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.20%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Summit
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.41%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.20%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.20%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Broadband
1 1 (1.20%) FTP
1 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (48.19%) Hadoop
2 35 (42.17%) Big Data
3 17 (20.48%) Apache Hive
4 14 (16.87%) Data Mining
5 13 (15.66%) Relational Database
6 11 (13.25%) QlikView
7 10 (12.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
8 8 (9.64%) MongoDB
8 8 (9.64%) NoSQL
9 7 (8.43%) Amazon Redshift
9 7 (8.43%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (7.23%) Qlik Sense
11 5 (6.02%) HBase
11 5 (6.02%) Pentaho
12 4 (4.82%) MySQL
13 3 (3.61%) Impala
13 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (3.61%) SAP HANA
14 2 (2.41%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.20%) Subversion
2 1 (1.20%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (30.12%) Finance
2 17 (20.48%) Marketing
3 13 (15.66%) Banking
4 7 (8.43%) Retail
5 5 (6.02%) Advertising
6 3 (3.61%) Games
7 2 (2.41%) Back Office
7 2 (2.41%) Law
8 1 (1.20%) Billing
8 1 (1.20%) Legal
8 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (37.35%) Data Scientist
2 16 (19.28%) Analyst
3 10 (12.05%) Data Analyst
4 8 (9.64%) Consultant
4 8 (9.64%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 6 (7.23%) Architect
6 5 (6.02%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 5 (6.02%) Data Architect
6 5 (6.02%) Data Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
6 5 (6.02%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (4.82%) Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Data Scientist
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Data Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Research Scientist
8 3 (3.61%) SAS Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) SAS Data Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) Kafka
2 5 (6.02%) D3.js
2 5 (6.02%) HTML
2 5 (6.02%) scikit-learn
3 4 (4.82%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (3.61%) HTML5
5 2 (2.41%) CSS
5 2 (2.41%) CSS3
5 2 (2.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (2.41%) Web Services
6 1 (1.20%) Cascading
6 1 (1.20%) Celery
6 1 (1.20%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.20%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.20%) Node.js
6 1 (1.20%) Pandas
6 1 (1.20%) Spring
6 1 (1.20%) Struts
6 1 (1.20%) XML
6 1 (1.20%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 31 (37.35%) Computer Science
2 28 (33.73%) Statistics
3 24 (28.92%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (26.51%) Visualisation
5 18 (21.69%) Mathematics
6 13 (15.66%) Algorithms
7 7 (8.43%) Economics
8 6 (7.23%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (6.02%) Neural Network
10 3 (3.61%) Credit Risk
10 3 (3.61%) Data Integration
10 3 (3.61%) Physics
11 2 (2.41%) Data Extraction
11 2 (2.41%) Fintech
11 2 (2.41%) Reinsurance
11 2 (2.41%) Social Media
12 1 (1.20%) Derivative
12 1 (1.20%) GPGPU
12 1 (1.20%) Life Science
12 1 (1.20%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.82%) Linux
2 2 (2.41%) Unix
3 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (77.11%) Analytics
2 41 (49.40%) Machine Learning
3 26 (31.33%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (25.30%) Data Analytics
5 16 (19.28%) Statistical Analysis
6 12 (14.46%) ETL
6 12 (14.46%) Statistical Modelling
7 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (13.25%) Project Management
8 10 (12.05%) Open Source
9 9 (10.84%) Data Analysis
10 8 (9.64%) Data Management
11 7 (8.43%) Mentoring
12 6 (7.23%) Data Engineering
12 6 (7.23%) MapReduce
12 6 (7.23%) OOP
12 6 (7.23%) Predictive Analytics
12 6 (7.23%) Prototyping
12 6 (7.23%) Rapid Prototyping
13 5 (6.02%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (77.11%) Python
2 38 (45.78%) SQL
3 24 (28.92%) Java
4 20 (24.10%) MATLAB
5 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
6 11 (13.25%) Scala
7 6 (7.23%) C++
8 3 (3.61%) C
8 3 (3.61%) C#
8 3 (3.61%) Ruby
9 2 (2.41%) Perl
10 1 (1.20%) Clojure
10 1 (1.20%) PHP
10 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.20%) VB
10 1 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (27.71%) PhD
2 8 (9.64%) Degree
3 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.20%) IAS 39
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Apache Flume
1 2 (2.41%) HDFS
2 1 (1.20%) Docker
2 1 (1.20%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.20%) Puppet
1 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) Tableau
2 12 (14.46%) Oracle
3 8 (9.64%) Teradata
4 7 (8.43%) Cloudera
5 6 (7.23%) Alteryx
6 5 (6.02%) SAP
7 4 (4.82%) Cognos
7 4 (4.82%) Hortonworks
7 4 (4.82%) Vertica
8 3 (3.61%) Google
8 3 (3.61%) IBM
8 3 (3.61%) Informatica
8 3 (3.61%) MapR
8 3 (3.61%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (3.61%) Platfora
8 3 (3.61%) Talend
9 2 (2.41%) Netezza
10 1 (1.20%) Greenplum
10 1 (1.20%) Jaspersoft
10 1 (1.20%) Omniture
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