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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 184 223 278
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +55
Permanent jobs citing R 116 106 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.22% 0.89% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.26% 1.70% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 91 87 44
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £43,100 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £71,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £56,250 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.96%
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
5142 6223 6774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 53.88% 52.32% 56.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4478 5406 6119
Average salary £57,500 £53,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.47% -2.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 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 27 August 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.

1 164 (69.79%) Analytics
2 121 (51.49%) Python
3 113 (48.09%) Analytical Skills
4 101 (42.98%) SAS
4 101 (42.98%) SQL
5 86 (36.60%) Big Data
6 85 (36.17%) Hadoop
7 81 (34.47%) Business Intelligence
8 62 (26.38%) MATLAB
8 62 (26.38%) Finance
9 61 (25.96%) Degree
10 56 (23.83%) Java
11 52 (22.13%) Marketing
12 50 (21.28%) Data Analysis
13 46 (19.57%) Statistics
13 46 (19.57%) Mathematics
13 46 (19.57%) SPSS
14 45 (19.15%) Computer Science
14 45 (19.15%) Visualisation
15 44 (18.72%) Data Analytics
16 41 (17.45%) C++
17 38 (16.17%) Oracle
17 38 (16.17%) Tableau
18 36 (15.32%) ETL
19 35 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
20 33 (14.04%) Data Mining
21 32 (13.62%) QlikView
21 32 (13.62%) PhD
22 31 (13.19%) Scala
23 29 (12.34%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 101 (42.98%) SAS
2 16 (6.81%) Apache Spark
3 8 (3.40%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.70%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.28%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 46 (19.57%) SPSS
2 18 (7.66%) Mathematica
3 9 (3.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.28%) S-PLUS
4 3 (1.28%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.85%) MS Office
5 2 (0.85%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.43%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.28%) HFM
1 3 (1.28%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.98%) Google Analytics
3 6 (2.55%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.85%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.53%) Broadband
2 3 (1.28%) Internet
3 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (36.60%) Big Data
2 85 (36.17%) Hadoop
3 35 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (14.04%) Data Mining
5 32 (13.62%) QlikView
6 26 (11.06%) SQL Server
7 25 (10.64%) Spotfire
7 25 (10.64%) Relational Database
8 19 (8.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (8.09%) MySQL
8 19 (8.09%) NoSQL
9 16 (6.81%) BusinessObjects
10 15 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (5.53%) MongoDB
12 11 (4.68%) RDBMS
13 10 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (4.26%) Oracle BI EE
14 8 (3.40%) Apache Hive
14 8 (3.40%) Mahout
14 8 (3.40%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 13 (5.53%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.98%) PhantomJS
3 3 (1.28%) Mercurial
3 3 (1.28%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.85%) Yeoman
5 1 (0.43%) Maven
General
1 62 (26.38%) Finance
2 52 (22.13%) Marketing
3 21 (8.94%) Telecoms
4 19 (8.09%) Retail
5 11 (4.68%) Banking
5 11 (4.68%) Advertising
6 6 (2.55%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.13%) Front Office
8 3 (1.28%) Back Office
8 3 (1.28%) Electronics
8 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.43%) Games
10 1 (0.43%) Law
10 1 (0.43%) French Language
10 1 (0.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 65 (27.66%) Analyst
2 56 (23.83%) Developer
3 41 (17.45%) Data Scientist
4 33 (14.04%) Data Analyst
5 25 (10.64%) Architect
6 24 (10.21%) Consultant
6 24 (10.21%) Data Architect
7 19 (8.09%) Java Developer
8 12 (5.11%) Software Developer
9 11 (4.68%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (4.26%) Big Data Architect
11 9 (3.83%) Quantitative Developer
11 9 (3.83%) Software Engineer
11 9 (3.83%) Data Consultant
12 8 (3.40%) Junior
12 8 (3.40%) Junior Developer
12 8 (3.40%) Statistical Analyst
12 8 (3.40%) Statistical Data Analyst
12 8 (3.40%) SPSS Data Analyst
13 7 (2.98%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.38%) .NET
1 15 (6.38%) NumPy
2 12 (5.11%) Web Services
3 11 (4.68%) HTML
4 10 (4.26%) CSS
4 10 (4.26%) Middleware
5 7 (2.98%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (2.98%) Django
5 7 (2.98%) Celery
5 7 (2.98%) React
6 6 (2.55%) Scalatra
6 6 (2.55%) D3.js
7 5 (2.13%) XML
8 4 (1.70%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.70%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.70%) WinForms
8 4 (1.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (1.28%) J2EE
9 3 (1.28%) DOM
10 2 (0.85%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 113 (48.09%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (19.57%) Statistics
2 46 (19.57%) Mathematics
3 45 (19.15%) Computer Science
3 45 (19.15%) Visualisation
4 26 (11.06%) Algorithms
5 19 (8.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 18 (7.66%) Equities
6 18 (7.66%) Physics
7 13 (5.53%) Market Risk
7 13 (5.53%) Fixed Income
7 13 (5.53%) Derivative
8 10 (4.26%) FMCG
9 9 (3.83%) Semantic Web
9 9 (3.83%) Credit Risk
10 8 (3.40%) Data Integration
11 6 (2.55%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (2.55%) User Experience
11 6 (2.55%) Management Information System
12 5 (2.13%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.94%) Linux
2 15 (6.38%) UNIX
3 2 (0.85%) Windows
4 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (69.79%) Analytics
2 81 (34.47%) Business Intelligence
3 50 (21.28%) Data Analysis
4 44 (18.72%) Data Analytics
5 36 (15.32%) ETL
6 27 (11.49%) Software Engineering
7 26 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (9.79%) Data Management
9 21 (8.94%) Statistical Analysis
10 20 (8.51%) Statistical Modelling
11 18 (7.66%) Machine Learning
12 16 (6.81%) Data Visualisation
13 15 (6.38%) Customer Insight
13 15 (6.38%) Functional Programming
13 15 (6.38%) Data Modelling
14 14 (5.96%) Linear Regression
15 13 (5.53%) CHAID
15 13 (5.53%) Network Planning
15 13 (5.53%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (5.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 121 (51.49%) Python
2 101 (42.98%) SQL
3 62 (26.38%) MATLAB
4 56 (23.83%) Java
5 41 (17.45%) C++
6 31 (13.19%) Scala
7 29 (12.34%) Ruby
8 23 (9.79%) JavaScript
9 22 (9.36%) Perl
10 19 (8.09%) C#
11 9 (3.83%) VBA
12 8 (3.40%) Bash Shell
12 8 (3.40%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.13%) C
14 4 (1.70%) AWK
14 4 (1.70%) sed
15 3 (1.28%) Clojure
16 2 (0.85%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.43%) Lisp
17 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 61 (25.96%) Degree
2 32 (13.62%) PhD
3 4 (1.70%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.85%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) ISEB
5 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.68%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.55%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.98%) Docker
2 2 (0.85%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (5.53%) OPNET
2 7 (2.98%) Ansible
3 6 (2.55%) Mesos
4 2 (0.85%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.43%) Oozie
5 1 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 38 (16.17%) Oracle
1 38 (16.17%) Tableau
2 16 (6.81%) Informatica
3 15 (6.38%) Netezza
4 13 (5.53%) Teradata
5 12 (5.11%) Google
6 11 (4.68%) Ab Initio
7 9 (3.83%) TIBCO
8 8 (3.40%) Alteryx
9 7 (2.98%) SAP
10 4 (1.70%) IBM
10 4 (1.70%) Vertica
11 3 (1.28%) Maxymiser
11 3 (1.28%) Adobe
11 3 (1.28%) Hyperion
11 3 (1.28%) Sybase
11 3 (1.28%) ESRI
11 3 (1.28%) Endeca
12 2 (0.85%) Omniture
12 2 (0.85%) BT
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 14 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £110k plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £60k plus performance bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35k - £60k plus benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 100,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000- £90,000 plus attractive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago