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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 199 207 253
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +46
Permanent jobs citing R 64 101 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.97% 1.01% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.72% 1.97% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 56 86 88
Median salary £57,500 £47,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -32.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.86% -2.35%
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
3715 5122 6686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 56.53% 51.01% 52.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3414 4532 5813
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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.

1 115 (67.25%) Python
2 113 (66.08%) Analytics
3 97 (56.73%) SQL
4 75 (43.86%) Hadoop
5 74 (43.27%) Business Intelligence
6 70 (40.94%) Big Data
7 67 (39.18%) Analytical Skills
8 63 (36.84%) Visualisation
8 63 (36.84%) Java
9 57 (33.33%) MATLAB
9 57 (33.33%) Finance
10 56 (32.75%) Apache Spark
11 49 (28.65%) Machine Learning
12 47 (27.49%) PhD
12 47 (27.49%) Computer Science
13 46 (26.90%) Degree
14 43 (25.15%) SAS
15 39 (22.81%) Marketing
16 38 (22.22%) Ruby
16 38 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
17 37 (21.64%) C++
17 37 (21.64%) Banking
18 36 (21.05%) Data Analytics
19 35 (20.47%) Tableau
19 35 (20.47%) Statistics
19 35 (20.47%) QlikView
20 29 (16.96%) Open Source
21 27 (15.79%) Algorithms
22 26 (15.20%) Amazon Redshift
23 25 (14.62%) Mathematics

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 56 (32.75%) Apache Spark
2 43 (25.15%) SAS
3 8 (4.68%) Apache
4 5 (2.92%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.75%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.58%) IIS
7 1 (0.58%) nginx
7 1 (0.58%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (8.19%) SPSS
2 7 (4.09%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.51%) MS Excel
4 5 (2.92%) Mathematica
4 5 (2.92%) MS Office
5 4 (2.34%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.75%) GNU Octave
7 2 (1.17%) EViews
7 2 (1.17%) Gephi
7 2 (1.17%) Stata
8 1 (0.58%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.58%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.17%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.17%) SAP AFS
2 2 (1.17%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.17%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.17%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.60%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.85%) Google Analytics
3 6 (3.51%) Amazon Kinesis
3 6 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.17%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.58%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.70%) Broadband
2 3 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (43.86%) Hadoop
2 70 (40.94%) Big Data
3 38 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 35 (20.47%) QlikView
5 26 (15.20%) Amazon Redshift
6 24 (14.04%) SQL Server
7 23 (13.45%) Data Mining
8 19 (11.11%) MySQL
9 17 (9.94%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (9.94%) Relational Database
10 16 (9.36%) Apache Hive
11 15 (8.77%) Spotfire
12 14 (8.19%) HBase
12 14 (8.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (7.60%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (7.60%) NoSQL
14 10 (5.85%) MongoDB
15 9 (5.26%) Lumira
15 9 (5.26%) Pentaho
15 9 (5.26%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 6 (3.51%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (2.92%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.34%) Mercurial
3 4 (2.34%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (2.34%) Subversion
3 4 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.34%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.58%) JIRA
4 1 (0.58%) Vagrant
General
1 57 (33.33%) Finance
2 39 (22.81%) Marketing
3 37 (21.64%) Banking
4 25 (14.62%) Telecoms
5 19 (11.11%) Retail
6 14 (8.19%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.92%) Front Office
7 5 (2.92%) Games
8 4 (2.34%) Electronics
8 4 (2.34%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.34%) Law
8 4 (2.34%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.34%) Publishing
9 2 (1.17%) Advertising
10 1 (0.58%) Billing
10 1 (0.58%) German Language
10 1 (0.58%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (21.05%) Data Scientist
2 24 (14.04%) Developer
3 22 (12.87%) Analyst
4 14 (8.19%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 14 (8.19%) Business Manager
5 13 (7.60%) Consultant
6 12 (7.02%) Data Analyst
7 9 (5.26%) DevOps Network Planner
7 9 (5.26%) Network Planner
7 9 (5.26%) Senior Data Scientist
8 8 (4.68%) Analytics Consultant
8 8 (4.68%) Data Engineer
9 7 (4.09%) Junior
9 7 (4.09%) SAS Analyst
10 6 (3.51%) Graduate
10 6 (3.51%) Graduate Network Engineer
10 6 (3.51%) Graduate Telecoms Engineer
10 6 (3.51%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.51%) Telecoms Engineer
10 6 (3.51%) Visual Analytics Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.11%) Middleware
2 14 (8.19%) HTML
3 13 (7.60%) D3.js
4 11 (6.43%) HTML5
5 9 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 8 (4.68%) Django
6 8 (4.68%) Pyramid
7 7 (4.09%) Web Services
7 7 (4.09%) XML
8 5 (2.92%) Kafka
9 4 (2.34%) .NET
9 4 (2.34%) Natural Language Processing
9 4 (2.34%) NumPy
9 4 (2.34%) WinForms
10 3 (1.75%) Apache Flex
10 3 (1.75%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (1.75%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.75%) JDBC
10 3 (1.75%) JMS
10 3 (1.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 67 (39.18%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (36.84%) Visualisation
3 47 (27.49%) Computer Science
4 35 (20.47%) Statistics
5 27 (15.79%) Algorithms
6 25 (14.62%) Mathematics
7 21 (12.28%) Fintech
8 10 (5.85%) Fixed Income
8 10 (5.85%) Physics
8 10 (5.85%) Social Media
9 9 (5.26%) Equities
10 8 (4.68%) Artificial Intelligence
10 8 (4.68%) Data Structures
11 7 (4.09%) Data Integration
11 7 (4.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (3.51%) Neural Network
12 6 (3.51%) User Experience
13 4 (2.34%) Derivative
13 4 (2.34%) Life Science
13 4 (2.34%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.92%) Windows
2 3 (1.75%) Linux
3 1 (0.58%) Android
3 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (66.08%) Analytics
2 74 (43.27%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (28.65%) Machine Learning
4 36 (21.05%) Data Analytics
5 29 (16.96%) Open Source
6 23 (13.45%) ETL
7 21 (12.28%) Data Analysis
8 20 (11.70%) Data Visualisation
9 19 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (8.19%) Digital Analytics
11 12 (7.02%) MapReduce
11 12 (7.02%) Statistical Modelling
12 11 (6.43%) DevOps
13 10 (5.85%) Web Analytics
13 10 (5.85%) Web Development
14 9 (5.26%) Algorithmic Trading
14 9 (5.26%) Econometrics
14 9 (5.26%) Predictive Modelling
14 9 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
14 9 (5.26%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 115 (67.25%) Python
2 97 (56.73%) SQL
3 63 (36.84%) Java
4 57 (33.33%) MATLAB
5 38 (22.22%) Ruby
6 37 (21.64%) C++
7 25 (14.62%) JavaScript
8 21 (12.28%) Perl
9 20 (11.70%) Scala
10 12 (7.02%) VBA
11 7 (4.09%) C#
12 4 (2.34%) C
13 1 (0.58%) Clojure
13 1 (0.58%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.58%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (27.49%) PhD
2 46 (26.90%) Degree
3 7 (4.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.17%) MBA
4 2 (1.17%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.43%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.34%) CRD IV
2 4 (2.34%) EMIR
2 4 (2.34%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (4.68%) HDFS
2 1 (0.58%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.92%) Ambari
2 3 (1.75%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (20.47%) Tableau
2 20 (11.70%) Oracle
3 16 (9.36%) SAP
4 15 (8.77%) Google
5 11 (6.43%) Alteryx
6 9 (5.26%) Adobe
6 9 (5.26%) Birst
6 9 (5.26%) Jaspersoft
6 9 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 9 (5.26%) Omniture
6 9 (5.26%) Teradata
6 9 (5.26%) TIBCO
7 8 (4.68%) Apple
7 8 (4.68%) Facebook
7 8 (4.68%) Twitter
8 7 (4.09%) Cognos
9 6 (3.51%) Cloudera
9 6 (3.51%) IBM
9 6 (3.51%) Talend
9 6 (3.51%) Trillium
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