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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 178 194 285
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +91
Permanent jobs citing R 138 155 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.33% 1.23% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.54% 2.32% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 119 136 40
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £44,250 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £80,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+7.05% -8.60%
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
5425 6671 6576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.33% 52.72% 54.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4803 5796 5860
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 3 July 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 3 July 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.

1 175 (70.85%) Analytics
2 123 (49.80%) Analytical Skills
3 119 (48.18%) SQL
4 114 (46.15%) SAS
5 113 (45.75%) Python
6 92 (37.25%) Business Intelligence
7 86 (34.82%) Hadoop
8 81 (32.79%) Big Data
9 64 (25.91%) MATLAB
10 61 (24.70%) Finance
10 61 (24.70%) Degree
11 57 (23.08%) Visualisation
12 53 (21.46%) Marketing
13 49 (19.84%) QlikView
13 49 (19.84%) Data Analysis
13 49 (19.84%) Java
14 46 (18.62%) SPSS
15 45 (18.22%) Tableau
16 44 (17.81%) Data Analytics
17 43 (17.41%) Oracle
17 43 (17.41%) Computer Science
18 39 (15.79%) Mathematics
18 39 (15.79%) Statistics
18 39 (15.79%) C++
19 35 (14.17%) ETL
20 31 (12.55%) PhD
21 30 (12.15%) Data Warehouse
21 30 (12.15%) SQL Server
22 28 (11.34%) Spotfire
23 27 (10.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 114 (46.15%) SAS
2 10 (4.05%) Apache Pig
3 4 (1.62%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.21%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.40%) IIS
Applications
1 46 (18.62%) SPSS
2 15 (6.07%) Mathematica
3 10 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.43%) MS Office
5 5 (2.02%) GNU Octave
6 4 (1.62%) MS Excel
7 2 (0.81%) FastStats
7 2 (0.81%) CPLEX
7 2 (0.81%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.40%) Gephi
8 1 (0.40%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.81%) HFM
1 2 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.81%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.40%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (2.43%) Amazon S3
3 5 (2.02%) Google Analytics
3 5 (2.02%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (1.62%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.67%) Broadband
2 6 (2.43%) WAN
2 6 (2.43%) Wireless
2 6 (2.43%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (2.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (1.21%) Internet
4 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (34.82%) Hadoop
2 81 (32.79%) Big Data
3 49 (19.84%) QlikView
4 30 (12.15%) SQL Server
4 30 (12.15%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (11.34%) Spotfire
6 27 (10.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (10.12%) Relational Database
8 23 (9.31%) Data Mining
9 20 (8.10%) NoSQL
10 17 (6.88%) MongoDB
11 15 (6.07%) MySQL
12 13 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
13 11 (4.45%) Oracle Reports
14 10 (4.05%) RDBMS
14 10 (4.05%) Apache Hive
14 10 (4.05%) Mahout
15 6 (2.43%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (2.43%) Impala
Development Applications
1 12 (4.86%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.83%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.02%) Yeoman
4 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.21%) Mercurial
4 3 (1.21%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.81%) PhantomJS
6 1 (0.40%) Subversion
6 1 (0.40%) Maven
General
1 61 (24.70%) Finance
2 53 (21.46%) Marketing
3 21 (8.50%) Telecoms
4 16 (6.48%) Retail
5 12 (4.86%) Banking
6 10 (4.05%) Advertising
7 6 (2.43%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.43%) Front Office
8 4 (1.62%) Electronics
9 3 (1.21%) Back Office
10 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.40%) Law
11 1 (0.40%) Games
11 1 (0.40%) French Language
11 1 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 66 (26.72%) Analyst
2 45 (18.22%) Developer
3 41 (16.60%) Data Scientist
4 38 (15.38%) Architect
5 30 (12.15%) Data Analyst
6 29 (11.74%) Data Architect
7 23 (9.31%) Consultant
8 17 (6.88%) Java Developer
8 17 (6.88%) Big Data Architect
9 13 (5.26%) Software Developer
9 13 (5.26%) Software Engineer
10 10 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (3.64%) Business Analyst
11 9 (3.64%) Data Consultant
12 7 (2.83%) Statistical Analyst
12 7 (2.83%) SPSS Data Analyst
12 7 (2.83%) Insight Analyst
13 6 (2.43%) Statistical Data Analyst
13 6 (2.43%) Cisco Architect
13 6 (2.43%) Cisco Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.69%) .NET
2 16 (6.48%) NumPy
3 13 (5.26%) D3.js
4 11 (4.45%) Middleware
5 8 (3.24%) XML
5 8 (3.24%) WinForms
5 8 (3.24%) SciPy
5 8 (3.24%) Pandas
6 7 (2.83%) Web Services
6 7 (2.83%) Natural Language Processing
7 6 (2.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (2.43%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.02%) HTML
8 5 (2.02%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.02%) scikit-learn
8 5 (2.02%) Cascalog
9 3 (1.21%) htmlwidgets
9 3 (1.21%) J2EE
9 3 (1.21%) Matplotlib
10 2 (0.81%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 123 (49.80%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (23.08%) Visualisation
3 43 (17.41%) Computer Science
4 39 (15.79%) Mathematics
4 39 (15.79%) Statistics
5 25 (10.12%) Algorithms
6 15 (6.07%) Equities
7 13 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (4.86%) Credit Risk
9 11 (4.45%) Market Risk
9 11 (4.45%) Fixed Income
9 11 (4.45%) Derivative
10 10 (4.05%) FMCG
10 10 (4.05%) Physics
11 7 (2.83%) Economics
12 6 (2.43%) Data Integration
12 6 (2.43%) Data Centre
12 6 (2.43%) Data Structures
13 5 (2.02%) Applied Mathematics
14 4 (1.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.10%) Linux
2 16 (6.48%) UNIX
3 5 (2.02%) Windows
4 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (70.85%) Analytics
2 92 (37.25%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (19.84%) Data Analysis
4 44 (17.81%) Data Analytics
5 35 (14.17%) ETL
6 25 (10.12%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (9.31%) Software Engineering
8 21 (8.50%) Data Management
9 20 (8.10%) Statistical Analysis
10 19 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
11 17 (6.88%) Statistical Modelling
12 15 (6.07%) Customer Insight
12 15 (6.07%) Data Modelling
13 14 (5.67%) Network Planning
13 14 (5.67%) Open Source
14 13 (5.26%) Machine Learning
15 12 (4.86%) Functional Programming
15 12 (4.86%) Coaching
15 12 (4.86%) Use Case
15 12 (4.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (48.18%) SQL
2 113 (45.75%) Python
3 64 (25.91%) MATLAB
4 49 (19.84%) Java
5 39 (15.79%) C++
6 24 (9.72%) Ruby
7 22 (8.91%) VBA
8 21 (8.50%) Scala
9 20 (8.10%) C#
10 19 (7.69%) Perl
11 14 (5.67%) JavaScript
12 8 (3.24%) PL/SQL
12 8 (3.24%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.83%) C
14 5 (2.02%) Clojure
15 4 (1.62%) PHP
16 3 (1.21%) AWK
16 3 (1.21%) sed
17 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (24.70%) Degree
2 31 (12.55%) PhD
3 6 (2.43%) CCIE
3 6 (2.43%) CCNP
3 6 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.81%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.45%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.24%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.02%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.81%) Docker
2 2 (0.81%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (5.67%) OPNET
2 5 (2.02%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.81%) Ansible
4 1 (0.40%) Mesos
4 1 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 45 (18.22%) Tableau
2 43 (17.41%) Oracle
3 19 (7.69%) Business Objects
4 16 (6.48%) Informatica
5 15 (6.07%) Netezza
6 12 (4.86%) Ab Initio
6 12 (4.86%) Teradata
7 9 (3.64%) TIBCO
7 9 (3.64%) Google
7 9 (3.64%) Alteryx
8 8 (3.24%) Microsoft
9 6 (2.43%) Cisco
9 6 (2.43%) SAP
10 5 (2.02%) Adobe
11 4 (1.62%) Vertica
12 3 (1.21%) IBM
13 2 (0.81%) Hyperion
13 2 (0.81%) Cognos
13 2 (0.81%) Sybase
13 2 (0.81%) Omniture
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + be - bonus,equity,flex +
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 - £150000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
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Stratospherec
Salary: From £70,000 to £95,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
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Progressive
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £110k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35k - £60k plus benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £60k plus performance bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Churchill Frank
Salary: £53 - £63 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
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Salt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Tech Industry Benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
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Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
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Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + package
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Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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