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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 243 281 278
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -3
Permanent jobs citing R 86 45 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.43% 0.69% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 74 41 44
Average salary £60,500 £57,500 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.21% -25.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £40,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £46,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +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
6003 6555 7047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.10% 55.49% 54.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5240 5892 6568
Average salary £54,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% +4.76%
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 £39,000 £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 16 September 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 16 September 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.

1 162 (68.35%) Java
2 147 (62.03%) Analytics
3 122 (51.48%) Big Data
4 120 (50.63%) Hadoop
5 113 (47.68%) SQL
6 108 (45.57%) MATLAB
7 100 (42.19%) Finance
8 99 (41.77%) Mathematics
9 91 (38.40%) Python
10 78 (32.91%) PhD
10 78 (32.91%) Degree
11 77 (32.49%) SAS
12 75 (31.65%) Visualisation
13 72 (30.38%) Analytical Skills
14 70 (29.54%) Mahout
15 68 (28.69%) Relational Database
16 66 (27.85%) Computer Science
17 64 (27.00%) Statistics
18 61 (25.74%) SPSS
19 60 (25.32%) Data Mining
20 59 (24.89%) MapReduce
21 55 (23.21%) Scala
22 54 (22.78%) Physics
23 49 (20.68%) Oracle
24 46 (19.41%) Predictive Modelling
25 45 (18.99%) Retail
26 43 (18.14%) C++
27 41 (17.30%) Data Warehouse
27 41 (17.30%) Neural Network
28 40 (16.88%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (32.49%) SAS
2 20 (8.44%) Apache Pig
3 3 (1.27%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.84%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.42%) Apache
Applications
1 61 (25.74%) SPSS
2 28 (11.81%) CPLEX
3 7 (2.95%) LaTeX
4 6 (2.53%) MS Excel
5 3 (1.27%) Weka
6 2 (0.84%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.42%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (3.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (2.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (2.53%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (2.11%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (2.11%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (2.11%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (2.11%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (1.27%) Summit
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.42%) HFM
5 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.42%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.84%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.84%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.02%) Kerberos
2 8 (3.38%) Internet
2 8 (3.38%) LAN
2 8 (3.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (51.48%) Big Data
2 120 (50.63%) Hadoop
3 70 (29.54%) Mahout
4 68 (28.69%) Relational Database
5 60 (25.32%) Data Mining
6 41 (17.30%) Data Warehouse
7 35 (14.77%) QlikView
8 31 (13.08%) SQL Server
9 20 (8.44%) Apache Hive
10 19 (8.02%) MongoDB
11 16 (6.75%) NoSQL
12 12 (5.06%) HBase
13 9 (3.80%) DB2
13 9 (3.80%) Pentaho
13 9 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (3.80%) Oracle Exadata
14 8 (3.38%) Impala
14 8 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (3.38%) DataStage
15 7 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (8.02%) JConsole
1 19 (8.02%) Log4j
2 11 (4.64%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.80%) Talend Open Studio
4 7 (2.95%) Mercurial
5 5 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (1.69%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.27%) Maven
8 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.42%) Yeoman
General
1 100 (42.19%) Finance
2 45 (18.99%) Retail
3 38 (16.03%) Marketing
4 14 (5.91%) Front Office
5 11 (4.64%) Financial Institution
5 11 (4.64%) Banking
6 10 (4.22%) Telecoms
7 9 (3.80%) Games
7 9 (3.80%) Advertising
8 4 (1.69%) Publishing
9 3 (1.27%) Legal
9 3 (1.27%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.84%) Law
11 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 95 (40.08%) Data Scientist
2 39 (16.46%) Statistician
3 38 (16.03%) Analyst
3 38 (16.03%) Research Engineer
4 32 (13.50%) Developer
5 26 (10.97%) Architect
6 21 (8.86%) Java Developer
7 14 (5.91%) Consultant
8 11 (4.64%) Data Architect
8 11 (4.64%) Big Data Architect
8 11 (4.64%) Research Scientist
9 10 (4.22%) Data Analyst
10 8 (3.38%) Technology Consultant
10 8 (3.38%) Systems Architect
10 8 (3.38%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (3.38%) Administrator
10 8 (3.38%) Senior Developer
11 7 (2.95%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (2.95%) Senior Architect
12 6 (2.53%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (16.03%) Cascading
2 26 (10.97%) JSON
3 19 (8.02%) SPNEGO
3 19 (8.02%) REST
3 19 (8.02%) SOAP
3 19 (8.02%) XML
3 19 (8.02%) JMX
4 18 (7.59%) CSS
4 18 (7.59%) HTML
5 14 (5.91%) HTML5
6 13 (5.49%) CSS3
7 9 (3.80%) Natural Language Processing
8 8 (3.38%) D3.js
9 7 (2.95%) Swing
9 7 (2.95%) JDBC
9 7 (2.95%) J2EE
9 7 (2.95%) jQuery
9 7 (2.95%) Google Closure
10 6 (2.53%) Hibernate
11 5 (2.11%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 99 (41.77%) Mathematics
2 75 (31.65%) Visualisation
3 72 (30.38%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (27.85%) Computer Science
5 64 (27.00%) Statistics
6 54 (22.78%) Physics
7 41 (17.30%) Neural Network
8 33 (13.92%) Economics
9 29 (12.24%) Applied Mathematics
10 24 (10.13%) Digital Media
11 20 (8.44%) Data Integration
12 12 (5.06%) Chemistry
12 12 (5.06%) Credit Risk
13 8 (3.38%) User Experience
13 8 (3.38%) Open Source
13 8 (3.38%) Informatics
13 8 (3.38%) Psychology
13 8 (3.38%) Artificial Intelligence
14 7 (2.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (2.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.66%) Linux
2 22 (9.28%) UNIX
3 1 (0.42%) Android
3 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (62.03%) Analytics
2 59 (24.89%) MapReduce
3 46 (19.41%) Predictive Modelling
4 40 (16.88%) ETL
5 38 (16.03%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (16.03%) Data Analysis
5 38 (16.03%) Information Retrieval
6 36 (15.19%) Data Analytics
7 33 (13.92%) Cluster Analysis
8 30 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (12.24%) Logistic Regression
9 29 (12.24%) Bayesian Methods
9 29 (12.24%) Time Series Analysis
9 29 (12.24%) Markov Chain
10 28 (11.81%) Factor Analysis
10 28 (11.81%) Structural Equation Modelling
10 28 (11.81%) Business Analysis
11 27 (11.39%) Data Modelling
12 23 (9.70%) Data Management
13 21 (8.86%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 162 (68.35%) Java
2 113 (47.68%) SQL
3 108 (45.57%) MATLAB
4 91 (38.40%) Python
5 55 (23.21%) Scala
6 43 (18.14%) C++
7 30 (12.66%) VBA
8 27 (11.39%) C#
8 27 (11.39%) JavaScript
9 14 (5.91%) Clojure
9 14 (5.91%) PL/SQL
10 12 (5.06%) Ruby
10 12 (5.06%) PHP
10 12 (5.06%) T-SQL
11 9 (3.80%) VB
12 4 (1.69%) Perl
13 3 (1.27%) Groovy
14 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.84%) C
15 1 (0.42%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 78 (32.91%) PhD
1 78 (32.91%) Degree
2 3 (1.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.53%) QA
2 3 (1.27%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.27%) EMIR
2 3 (1.27%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (8.02%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.42%) HDFS
2 1 (0.42%) GPFS
2 1 (0.42%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (4.64%) Puppet
2 9 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 49 (20.68%) Oracle
2 26 (10.97%) Tableau
3 21 (8.86%) Business Objects
4 18 (7.59%) Informatica
5 16 (6.75%) IBM
6 10 (4.22%) Teradata
6 10 (4.22%) Cognos
7 9 (3.80%) Sybase
7 9 (3.80%) Netezza
7 9 (3.80%) Talend
8 8 (3.38%) MapR
8 8 (3.38%) Hortonworks
8 8 (3.38%) Cloudera
8 8 (3.38%) Google
8 8 (3.38%) Ab Initio
8 8 (3.38%) Cisco
8 8 (3.38%) Intel
9 4 (1.69%) Splunk
9 4 (1.69%) RapidMiner
10 3 (1.27%) Microsoft
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £48000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £75 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Industry leading Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Industry leading Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Will pay for any conferences
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Flexible Benefit - Learn SAS or R
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
The City, London (EC1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £20k
Posted: 8 days ago
City Of London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Industry leading Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago