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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 241 266 291
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +25
Permanent jobs citing R 77 59 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 0.48% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 0.87% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 72 52 38
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,250 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +28.27%
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
5768 6762 6676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 51.97% 55.52% 53.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5104 6013 6241
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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.

1 138 (61.61%) Analytics
2 130 (58.04%) Java
3 116 (51.79%) SQL
4 115 (51.34%) Hadoop
5 112 (50.00%) Algorithms
6 111 (49.55%) Big Data
7 97 (43.30%) Mathematics
8 93 (41.52%) MATLAB
9 92 (41.07%) Finance
10 89 (39.73%) Python
11 79 (35.27%) Degree
12 75 (33.48%) PhD
13 73 (32.59%) Visualisation
14 71 (31.70%) SAS
15 68 (30.36%) Statistics
16 65 (29.02%) Computer Science
17 62 (27.68%) Analytical Skills
17 62 (27.68%) Mahout
18 59 (26.34%) Relational Database
19 58 (25.89%) SPSS
20 56 (25.00%) Data Mining
21 52 (23.21%) MapReduce
22 50 (22.32%) Physics
23 49 (21.88%) Retail
23 49 (21.88%) Oracle
24 45 (20.09%) C++
24 45 (20.09%) Scala
25 43 (19.20%) Predictive Modelling
26 40 (17.86%) Data Analysis
27 38 (16.96%) Economics

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 71 (31.70%) SAS
2 25 (11.16%) Apache Pig
3 4 (1.79%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (1.79%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.34%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 58 (25.89%) SPSS
2 31 (13.84%) CPLEX
3 7 (3.13%) LaTeX
4 6 (2.68%) MS Excel
5 4 (1.79%) Weka
6 2 (0.89%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 11 (4.91%) Oracle Payables
1 11 (4.91%) Oracle Receivables
1 11 (4.91%) Oracle Assets
1 11 (4.91%) Oracle General Ledger
1 11 (4.91%) Oracle EBS R12
1 11 (4.91%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.34%) Summit
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.89%) HFM
4 2 (0.89%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (2.68%) Amazon S3
1 6 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.23%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.80%) Kerberos
2 8 (3.57%) LAN
2 8 (3.57%) WAN
3 6 (2.68%) Internet
4 1 (0.45%) Firewall
4 1 (0.45%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.45%) BGP
4 1 (0.45%) MPLS
4 1 (0.45%) OSPF
4 1 (0.45%) HTTP
4 1 (0.45%) SSL
4 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (51.34%) Hadoop
2 111 (49.55%) Big Data
3 62 (27.68%) Mahout
4 59 (26.34%) Relational Database
5 56 (25.00%) Data Mining
6 30 (13.39%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (11.16%) SQL Server
8 24 (10.71%) QlikView
9 22 (9.82%) Apache Hive
10 19 (8.48%) MongoDB
11 17 (7.59%) NoSQL
12 13 (5.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 12 (5.36%) Impala
14 11 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (4.91%) Oracle Discoverer
14 11 (4.91%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (4.46%) Oracle Exadata
16 9 (4.02%) DB2
17 8 (3.57%) DataStage
17 8 (3.57%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 14 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.80%) JConsole
2 13 (5.80%) Log4j
3 11 (4.91%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
4 8 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.68%) Mercurial
6 5 (2.23%) Yeoman
7 3 (1.34%) Maven
8 1 (0.45%) ERwin
8 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 92 (41.07%) Finance
2 49 (21.88%) Retail
3 37 (16.52%) Marketing
4 15 (6.70%) Front Office
5 9 (4.02%) Banking
6 8 (3.57%) Advertising
6 8 (3.57%) Games
7 7 (3.13%) Financial Institution
7 7 (3.13%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.79%) Publishing
9 3 (1.34%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.89%) Law
10 2 (0.89%) Legal
11 1 (0.45%) Back Office
11 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 91 (40.63%) Data Scientist
2 49 (21.88%) Analyst
3 33 (14.73%) Statistician
4 32 (14.29%) Research Engineer
5 29 (12.95%) Developer
6 20 (8.93%) Java Developer
7 16 (7.14%) Architect
8 15 (6.70%) Data Analyst
9 12 (5.36%) Research Scientist
10 11 (4.91%) Oracle Analyst
10 11 (4.91%) Oracle Support Analyst
10 11 (4.91%) Support Analyst
11 10 (4.46%) Consultant
12 8 (3.57%) Administrator
12 8 (3.57%) Data Architect
12 8 (3.57%) Big Data Architect
13 7 (3.13%) Senior Developer
14 6 (2.68%) Senior Java Developer
14 6 (2.68%) Web Engineer
14 6 (2.68%) Senior Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (14.29%) Cascading
2 19 (8.48%) JSON
3 17 (7.59%) HTML
4 16 (7.14%) CSS
5 13 (5.80%) SPNEGO
5 13 (5.80%) Natural Language Processing
5 13 (5.80%) REST
5 13 (5.80%) SOAP
5 13 (5.80%) XML
5 13 (5.80%) JMX
6 12 (5.36%) D3.js
6 12 (5.36%) CSS3
6 12 (5.36%) HTML5
7 11 (4.91%) WF
8 7 (3.13%) SciPy
8 7 (3.13%) J2EE
9 6 (2.68%) Swing
9 6 (2.68%) JDBC
9 6 (2.68%) Hibernate
9 6 (2.68%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 112 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 97 (43.30%) Mathematics
3 73 (32.59%) Visualisation
4 68 (30.36%) Statistics
5 65 (29.02%) Computer Science
6 62 (27.68%) Analytical Skills
7 50 (22.32%) Physics
8 38 (16.96%) Economics
9 37 (16.52%) Neural Network
10 32 (14.29%) Applied Mathematics
11 27 (12.05%) Digital Media
12 15 (6.70%) Data Integration
12 15 (6.70%) Chemistry
13 12 (5.36%) Artificial Intelligence
14 11 (4.91%) Informatics
14 11 (4.91%) Psychology
14 11 (4.91%) Blackberry
15 9 (4.02%) Open Source
16 7 (3.13%) Credit Risk
16 7 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.05%) Linux
2 16 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (0.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (61.61%) Analytics
2 52 (23.21%) MapReduce
3 43 (19.20%) Predictive Modelling
4 40 (17.86%) Data Analysis
5 38 (16.96%) Business Intelligence
6 36 (16.07%) Cluster Analysis
6 36 (16.07%) Time Series Analysis
7 32 (14.29%) Logistic Regression
7 32 (14.29%) Markov Chain
7 32 (14.29%) Information Retrieval
7 32 (14.29%) Bayesian Methods
8 31 (13.84%) Structural Equation Modelling
8 31 (13.84%) Factor Analysis
9 30 (13.39%) Business Analysis
9 30 (13.39%) ETL
9 30 (13.39%) Data Modelling
9 30 (13.39%) Data Analytics
10 28 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
10 28 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (8.93%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 130 (58.04%) Java
2 116 (51.79%) SQL
3 93 (41.52%) MATLAB
4 89 (39.73%) Python
5 45 (20.09%) C++
5 45 (20.09%) Scala
6 28 (12.50%) VBA
7 21 (9.38%) Clojure
8 20 (8.93%) C#
9 18 (8.04%) JavaScript
10 15 (6.70%) Ruby
10 15 (6.70%) PL/SQL
11 9 (4.02%) VB
12 7 (3.13%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.68%) PHP
13 6 (2.68%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.79%) Perl
15 3 (1.34%) Groovy
16 1 (0.45%) Erlang
16 1 (0.45%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 79 (35.27%) Degree
2 75 (33.48%) PhD
3 4 (1.79%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.45%) CCNP
4 1 (0.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.23%) QA
2 3 (1.34%) EMIR
2 3 (1.34%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (1.34%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (5.80%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (2.23%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (4.91%) Puppet
2 8 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.57%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (2.23%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 49 (21.88%) Oracle
2 23 (10.27%) Business Objects
3 16 (7.14%) Tableau
4 13 (5.80%) Informatica
5 12 (5.36%) IBM
6 9 (4.02%) Teradata
6 9 (4.02%) Cisco
6 9 (4.02%) Sybase
7 8 (3.57%) Intel
7 8 (3.57%) Netezza
7 8 (3.57%) Google
7 8 (3.57%) MapR
7 8 (3.57%) Talend
7 8 (3.57%) Hortonworks
7 8 (3.57%) Cloudera
8 5 (2.23%) Cognos
9 4 (1.79%) Ab Initio
9 4 (1.79%) RapidMiner
10 3 (1.34%) BT
10 3 (1.34%) Bloomberg
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: Yesterday
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Harnham
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Potential Stock Options
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JWC
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £54000 Per Annum 20% bonus + benefits (healthcare,
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum - + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 to £75000 per annum - + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, pension and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Churchill Frank
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Company Benfits + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
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iKonnect
Salary: £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
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Dice Holdings
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago