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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 210 279 288
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +9
Permanent jobs citing R 105 46 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.90% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.71% 0.68% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 87 42 44
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -35.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £37,300 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,250 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £46,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+18.27% +24.00%
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
6128 6736 7212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.35% 56.08% 55.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5334 6084 6718
Average salary £53,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 27 August 2014.

R Salary Histogram in the City of London

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 156 (66.95%) Java
2 146 (62.66%) Analytics
3 120 (51.50%) Hadoop
4 119 (51.07%) Big Data
5 108 (46.35%) SQL
5 108 (46.35%) MATLAB
6 99 (42.49%) Finance
6 99 (42.49%) Mathematics
7 93 (39.91%) Python
8 80 (34.33%) Degree
9 79 (33.91%) PhD
10 77 (33.05%) SAS
11 76 (32.62%) Visualisation
12 69 (29.61%) Relational Database
13 66 (28.33%) Computer Science
13 66 (28.33%) Statistics
14 65 (27.90%) Mahout
15 63 (27.04%) Data Mining
16 62 (26.61%) SPSS
17 59 (25.32%) MapReduce
18 54 (23.18%) Scala
19 53 (22.75%) Physics
20 46 (19.74%) Predictive Modelling
21 45 (19.31%) Oracle
22 43 (18.45%) C++
23 42 (18.03%) Neural Network
23 42 (18.03%) Retail
24 40 (17.17%) ETL
24 40 (17.17%) Data Warehouse
25 39 (16.74%) Data Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 77 (33.05%) SAS
2 18 (7.73%) Apache Pig
3 3 (1.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.29%) Apache
4 2 (0.86%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.86%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.43%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.43%) CMS
5 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 62 (26.61%) SPSS
2 29 (12.45%) CPLEX
3 7 (3.00%) LaTeX
4 6 (2.58%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.86%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.86%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (3.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.29%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.29%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (1.29%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (1.29%) Summit
3 3 (1.29%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.43%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.43%) HFM
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.86%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.86%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.73%) Kerberos
2 11 (4.72%) Internet
3 8 (3.43%) LAN
3 8 (3.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (51.50%) Hadoop
2 119 (51.07%) Big Data
3 69 (29.61%) Relational Database
4 65 (27.90%) Mahout
5 63 (27.04%) Data Mining
6 40 (17.17%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (14.59%) QlikView
8 31 (13.30%) SQL Server
9 20 (8.58%) MongoDB
10 19 (8.15%) Apache Hive
11 16 (6.87%) NoSQL
12 13 (5.58%) HBase
13 10 (4.29%) Pentaho
14 9 (3.86%) Oracle Exadata
15 8 (3.43%) DB2
15 8 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (3.43%) DataStage
16 7 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
16 7 (3.00%) Impala
17 5 (2.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 18 (7.73%) Log4j
1 18 (7.73%) JConsole
2 10 (4.29%) Talend Open Studio
3 8 (3.43%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.00%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.86%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.43%) Hudson
7 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.43%) Ant
7 1 (0.43%) JUnit
7 1 (0.43%) TestNG
7 1 (0.43%) Subversion
7 1 (0.43%) Maven
General
1 99 (42.49%) Finance
2 42 (18.03%) Retail
3 39 (16.74%) Marketing
4 14 (6.01%) Front Office
5 11 (4.72%) Financial Institution
6 10 (4.29%) Telecoms
6 10 (4.29%) Advertising
6 10 (4.29%) Banking
7 8 (3.43%) Games
8 3 (1.29%) Legal
8 3 (1.29%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.86%) Law
10 1 (0.43%) Publishing
10 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 96 (41.20%) Data Scientist
2 38 (16.31%) Statistician
3 37 (15.88%) Analyst
3 37 (15.88%) Research Engineer
4 29 (12.45%) Developer
5 27 (11.59%) Architect
6 18 (7.73%) Java Developer
7 13 (5.58%) Consultant
8 12 (5.15%) Data Architect
9 11 (4.72%) Big Data Architect
10 10 (4.29%) Research Scientist
11 9 (3.86%) Data Analyst
12 8 (3.43%) Administrator
12 8 (3.43%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.43%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (3.43%) Systems Architect
12 8 (3.43%) Technology Consultant
13 7 (3.00%) Senior Architect
13 7 (3.00%) Senior Java Developer
14 6 (2.58%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (15.88%) Cascading
2 25 (10.73%) JSON
3 19 (8.15%) SOAP
3 19 (8.15%) XML
4 18 (7.73%) JMX
4 18 (7.73%) SPNEGO
4 18 (7.73%) REST
5 17 (7.30%) CSS
6 15 (6.44%) HTML
7 14 (6.01%) HTML5
8 13 (5.58%) CSS3
9 8 (3.43%) Natural Language Processing
10 7 (3.00%) Google Closure
10 7 (3.00%) D3.js
10 7 (3.00%) JDBC
10 7 (3.00%) Swing
11 6 (2.58%) J2EE
12 4 (1.72%) Web Services
12 4 (1.72%) jQuery
12 4 (1.72%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 99 (42.49%) Mathematics
2 76 (32.62%) Visualisation
3 66 (28.33%) Computer Science
3 66 (28.33%) Statistics
4 53 (22.75%) Physics
5 42 (18.03%) Neural Network
6 34 (14.59%) Economics
7 30 (12.88%) Applied Mathematics
8 25 (10.73%) Digital Media
9 19 (8.15%) Data Integration
10 12 (5.15%) Credit Risk
11 11 (4.72%) Chemistry
12 8 (3.43%) Open Source
13 7 (3.00%) Artificial Intelligence
13 7 (3.00%) Psychology
13 7 (3.00%) Informatics
13 7 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (2.58%) Client/Server
14 6 (2.58%) Management Information System
15 5 (2.15%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.30%) Linux
2 20 (8.58%) UNIX
3 1 (0.43%) Android
3 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (62.66%) Analytics
2 59 (25.32%) MapReduce
3 46 (19.74%) Predictive Modelling
4 40 (17.17%) ETL
5 39 (16.74%) Data Analysis
6 37 (15.88%) Information Retrieval
7 36 (15.45%) Business Intelligence
8 35 (15.02%) Data Analytics
9 34 (14.59%) Cluster Analysis
10 30 (12.88%) Logistic Regression
10 30 (12.88%) Markov Chain
10 30 (12.88%) Bayesian Methods
11 29 (12.45%) Time Series Analysis
11 29 (12.45%) Factor Analysis
11 29 (12.45%) Structural Equation Modelling
11 29 (12.45%) Business Analysis
12 28 (12.02%) Data Modelling
13 22 (9.44%) Data Management
14 20 (8.58%) Use Case
15 19 (8.15%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 156 (66.95%) Java
2 108 (46.35%) SQL
2 108 (46.35%) MATLAB
3 93 (39.91%) Python
4 54 (23.18%) Scala
5 43 (18.45%) C++
6 28 (12.02%) VBA
6 28 (12.02%) C#
7 26 (11.16%) JavaScript
8 14 (6.01%) PHP
9 12 (5.15%) PL/SQL
9 12 (5.15%) T-SQL
9 12 (5.15%) Ruby
9 12 (5.15%) Clojure
10 9 (3.86%) VB
11 5 (2.15%) Perl
12 2 (0.86%) C
12 2 (0.86%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.43%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 80 (34.33%) Degree
2 79 (33.91%) PhD
3 3 (1.29%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.58%) QA
2 3 (1.29%) EMIR
2 3 (1.29%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (7.73%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.86%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.86%) HDFS
2 2 (0.86%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 10 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (19.31%) Oracle
2 27 (11.59%) Tableau
3 19 (8.15%) Business Objects
3 19 (8.15%) Informatica
4 16 (6.87%) IBM
5 11 (4.72%) Cognos
5 11 (4.72%) Teradata
6 10 (4.29%) Netezza
6 10 (4.29%) Talend
7 9 (3.86%) Google
8 8 (3.43%) Ab Initio
8 8 (3.43%) Intel
8 8 (3.43%) Hortonworks
8 8 (3.43%) Cloudera
8 8 (3.43%) Cisco
8 8 (3.43%) Sybase
8 8 (3.43%) MapR
9 5 (2.15%) Microsoft
10 4 (1.72%) Splunk
10 4 (1.72%) RapidMiner
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Industry leading Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, pension and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £48000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City Of London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
City Of London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City Of London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Industry leading Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
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Bridge Noble
Salary: £51 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago