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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 197 236 306
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +70
Permanent jobs citing R 110 104 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.05% 0.82% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% 1.57% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 97 91 21
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
5299 6619 6389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 50.73% 52.46% 53.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 5743 5673
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing R across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 May 2015.

R Salary Histogram in the City of London

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing R also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited R.

1 122 (63.21%) Analytics
2 103 (53.37%) SQL
3 88 (45.60%) SAS
4 86 (44.56%) Analytical Skills
5 80 (41.45%) Python
6 72 (37.31%) Business Intelligence
7 54 (27.98%) Hadoop
8 52 (26.94%) Big Data
9 45 (23.32%) Visualisation
9 45 (23.32%) MATLAB
9 45 (23.32%) QlikView
10 44 (22.80%) Finance
11 43 (22.28%) Degree
12 39 (20.21%) SPSS
13 35 (18.13%) Data Analytics
14 34 (17.62%) Marketing
15 33 (17.10%) Oracle
16 32 (16.58%) Java
16 32 (16.58%) Computer Science
17 31 (16.06%) VBA
18 30 (15.54%) Data Analysis
19 29 (15.03%) Statistics
20 27 (13.99%) Mathematics
20 27 (13.99%) Agile Software Development
20 27 (13.99%) C++
20 27 (13.99%) PhD
20 27 (13.99%) Tableau
21 22 (11.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 21 (10.88%) SQL Server
23 20 (10.36%) Software Engineering

R
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing R also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited R. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 88 (45.60%) SAS
2 8 (4.15%) Apache Pig
3 4 (2.07%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.04%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.52%) IIS
5 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.52%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.52%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 39 (20.21%) SPSS
2 11 (5.70%) MS Office
3 9 (4.66%) Mathematica
3 9 (4.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.11%) LaTeX
4 6 (3.11%) MS Excel
5 4 (2.07%) GNU Octave
6 2 (1.04%) FastStats
6 2 (1.04%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.52%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Unica
2 1 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.52%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.63%) Google Analytics
3 6 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.11%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.59%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (2.07%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.52%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.18%) Cisco Nexus
1 10 (5.18%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (4.66%) Broadband
3 8 (4.15%) Wireless
3 8 (4.15%) WAN
4 2 (1.04%) Internet
4 2 (1.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (27.98%) Hadoop
2 52 (26.94%) Big Data
3 45 (23.32%) QlikView
4 22 (11.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (10.88%) SQL Server
6 16 (8.29%) Data Mining
7 14 (7.25%) Oracle BI EE
7 14 (7.25%) NoSQL
7 14 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (6.74%) Relational Database
9 11 (5.70%) MongoDB
10 10 (5.18%) MySQL
11 9 (4.66%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (4.66%) Spotfire
11 9 (4.66%) Mahout
12 8 (4.15%) Apache Hive
12 8 (4.15%) Impala
12 8 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (3.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.63%) Git (software)
1 7 (3.63%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.59%) Yeoman
3 3 (1.55%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.52%) Maven
4 1 (0.52%) Subversion
4 1 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 44 (22.80%) Finance
2 34 (17.62%) Marketing
3 14 (7.25%) Retail
3 14 (7.25%) Front Office
4 12 (6.22%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.66%) Advertising
5 9 (4.66%) Banking
6 8 (4.15%) Back Office
7 4 (2.07%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.04%) Electronics
8 2 (1.04%) Games
9 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.52%) Law
9 1 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.52%) French Language
9 1 (0.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 53 (27.46%) Analyst
2 35 (18.13%) Architect
2 35 (18.13%) Data Scientist
3 32 (16.58%) Developer
4 24 (12.44%) Data Analyst
5 21 (10.88%) Data Architect
6 19 (9.84%) Big Data Architect
7 17 (8.81%) Consultant
8 10 (5.18%) Cisco Architect
8 10 (5.18%) Cisco Network Architect
8 10 (5.18%) Network Architect
9 9 (4.66%) Software Developer
9 9 (4.66%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.15%) Insight Analyst
10 8 (4.15%) Data Consultant
10 8 (4.15%) Java Developer
10 8 (4.15%) Business Analyst
11 7 (3.63%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (3.11%) SPSS Data Analyst
12 6 (3.11%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.81%) .NET
2 15 (7.77%) D3.js
2 15 (7.77%) NumPy
3 13 (6.74%) SciPy
3 13 (6.74%) Pandas
4 9 (4.66%) Middleware
5 8 (4.15%) Matplotlib
5 8 (4.15%) WinForms
6 7 (3.63%) Natural Language Processing
7 6 (3.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (3.11%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.59%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.59%) XML
8 5 (2.59%) scikit-learn
8 5 (2.59%) Cascalog
8 5 (2.59%) Highcharts JS
9 4 (2.07%) HTML
10 2 (1.04%) SignalR
10 2 (1.04%) Cascading
10 2 (1.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 86 (44.56%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (23.32%) Visualisation
3 32 (16.58%) Computer Science
4 29 (15.03%) Statistics
5 27 (13.99%) Mathematics
6 18 (9.33%) Algorithms
7 13 (6.74%) Credit Risk
8 11 (5.70%) Open Source
9 10 (5.18%) Equities
10 8 (4.15%) Physics
10 8 (4.15%) Economics
10 8 (4.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (3.63%) Fixed Income
11 7 (3.63%) Market Risk
11 7 (3.63%) Derivative
12 5 (2.59%) Applied Mathematics
12 5 (2.59%) Hedge funds
13 4 (2.07%) Data Integration
13 4 (2.07%) Social Media
13 4 (2.07%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.33%) Linux
2 13 (6.74%) Windows
3 8 (4.15%) UNIX
4 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.52%) Solaris
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (63.21%) Analytics
2 72 (37.31%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (18.13%) Data Analytics
4 30 (15.54%) Data Analysis
5 27 (13.99%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (10.36%) Software Engineering
7 15 (7.77%) Statistical Analysis
8 14 (7.25%) Unit Testing
8 14 (7.25%) ETL
9 13 (6.74%) Statistical Modelling
10 11 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (5.18%) Network Architecture
11 10 (5.18%) Use Case
12 9 (4.66%) Data Modelling
12 9 (4.66%) Network Planning
13 8 (4.15%) Predictive Modelling
13 8 (4.15%) Coaching
13 8 (4.15%) Functional Programming
13 8 (4.15%) Data Management
14 7 (3.63%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 103 (53.37%) SQL
2 80 (41.45%) Python
3 45 (23.32%) MATLAB
4 32 (16.58%) Java
5 31 (16.06%) VBA
6 27 (13.99%) C++
7 15 (7.77%) JavaScript
8 14 (7.25%) C#
9 13 (6.74%) Scala
10 12 (6.22%) Ruby
11 10 (5.18%) Perl
12 9 (4.66%) PHP
12 9 (4.66%) C
13 6 (3.11%) Bash Shell
13 6 (3.11%) VB
14 5 (2.59%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.59%) Clojure
15 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (22.28%) Degree
2 27 (13.99%) PhD
3 12 (6.22%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (5.18%) CCIE
5 8 (4.15%) CCNP
6 2 (1.04%) VCP5
6 2 (1.04%) NCIE
6 2 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.04%) MCSE
6 2 (1.04%) MCSA
6 2 (1.04%) CCA
6 2 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.04%) CCNA
7 1 (0.52%) ISEB
7 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.63%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.59%) VirtualBox
2 3 (1.55%) HDFS
3 2 (1.04%) XenApp
3 2 (1.04%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (4.66%) OPNET
2 5 (2.59%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (1.04%) SCOM
3 2 (1.04%) SCDPM
3 2 (1.04%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 33 (17.10%) Oracle
2 27 (13.99%) Tableau
3 19 (9.84%) Microsoft
4 13 (6.74%) Cisco
4 13 (6.74%) Business Objects
5 9 (4.66%) Alteryx
6 8 (4.15%) Google
7 7 (3.63%) Informatica
8 5 (2.59%) Adobe
9 4 (2.07%) Omniture
9 4 (2.07%) IBM
10 3 (1.55%) SAP
10 3 (1.55%) Citrix
10 3 (1.55%) Mapinfo
10 3 (1.55%) NetApp
10 3 (1.55%) Ab Initio
11 2 (1.04%) Brocade
11 2 (1.04%) Netezza
11 2 (1.04%) Teradata
11 2 (1.04%) VMware
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £130000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Car allowance, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £55 - £56 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
People Source
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago