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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 182 207 281
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +74
Permanent jobs citing R 136 134 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.31% 1.08% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.48% 2.07% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 111 114 44
Average salary £51,500 £70,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.42% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,500 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,750 £52,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-9.04% +12.90%
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
5485 6458 6644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.64% 52.16% 55.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4805 5551 5987
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £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 31 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 31 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.

1 177 (71.08%) Analytics
2 124 (49.80%) Python
3 122 (49.00%) Analytical Skills
4 116 (46.59%) SQL
5 113 (45.38%) SAS
6 91 (36.55%) Business Intelligence
7 90 (36.14%) Hadoop
8 86 (34.54%) Big Data
9 65 (26.10%) Finance
10 63 (25.30%) Degree
11 62 (24.90%) MATLAB
12 57 (22.89%) Marketing
13 56 (22.49%) Java
14 55 (22.09%) Visualisation
15 52 (20.88%) Data Analysis
16 49 (19.68%) SPSS
17 44 (17.67%) Computer Science
17 44 (17.67%) Data Analytics
17 44 (17.67%) Tableau
18 43 (17.27%) QlikView
18 43 (17.27%) C++
19 42 (16.87%) Mathematics
19 42 (16.87%) Statistics
20 40 (16.06%) Oracle
21 36 (14.46%) ETL
22 33 (13.25%) Data Warehouse
23 32 (12.85%) PhD
24 31 (12.45%) Data Mining
25 29 (11.65%) Spotfire
26 28 (11.24%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 113 (45.38%) SAS
2 10 (4.02%) Apache Pig
3 9 (3.61%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.20%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.40%) IIS
Applications
1 49 (19.68%) SPSS
2 17 (6.83%) Mathematica
3 10 (4.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.20%) S-PLUS
4 3 (1.20%) MS Office
4 3 (1.20%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.80%) CPLEX
5 2 (0.80%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.80%) FastStats
6 1 (0.40%) Gephi
6 1 (0.40%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.20%) HFM
1 3 (1.20%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.83%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.01%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.61%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (1.20%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.80%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.62%) Broadband
2 3 (1.20%) Internet
3 2 (0.80%) Wireless
3 2 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (0.80%) WAN
4 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (36.14%) Hadoop
2 86 (34.54%) Big Data
3 43 (17.27%) QlikView
4 33 (13.25%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (12.45%) Data Mining
6 29 (11.65%) Spotfire
7 27 (10.84%) SQL Server
8 24 (9.64%) Relational Database
9 23 (9.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (8.84%) NoSQL
11 18 (7.23%) MySQL
11 18 (7.23%) BusinessObjects
12 15 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (6.02%) MongoDB
13 12 (4.82%) Oracle BI EE
14 11 (4.42%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (4.42%) Mahout
15 10 (4.02%) RDBMS
15 10 (4.02%) Apache Hive
16 8 (3.21%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 14 (5.62%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.41%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.01%) PhantomJS
4 4 (1.61%) Yeoman
5 3 (1.20%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.40%) Subversion
6 1 (0.40%) Maven
General
1 65 (26.10%) Finance
2 57 (22.89%) Marketing
3 21 (8.43%) Telecoms
4 20 (8.03%) Retail
5 12 (4.82%) Banking
5 12 (4.82%) Advertising
6 6 (2.41%) Front Office
6 6 (2.41%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.61%) Back Office
7 4 (1.61%) Electronics
8 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.40%) Games
10 1 (0.40%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) French Language
10 1 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 66 (26.51%) Analyst
2 54 (21.69%) Developer
3 41 (16.47%) Data Scientist
4 35 (14.06%) Data Analyst
5 32 (12.85%) Architect
6 27 (10.84%) Data Architect
7 26 (10.44%) Consultant
8 18 (7.23%) Java Developer
9 14 (5.62%) Big Data Architect
10 13 (5.22%) Software Developer
11 12 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (4.02%) Software Engineer
12 10 (4.02%) Data Consultant
13 9 (3.61%) Statistical Analyst
13 9 (3.61%) Quantitative Developer
14 8 (3.21%) SPSS Data Analyst
14 8 (3.21%) Insight Analyst
14 8 (3.21%) Statistical Data Analyst
15 6 (2.41%) Junior Developer
15 6 (2.41%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.23%) .NET
2 17 (6.83%) NumPy
3 12 (4.82%) D3.js
4 11 (4.42%) Middleware
5 10 (4.02%) Web Services
6 7 (2.81%) SciPy
6 7 (2.81%) Pandas
7 6 (2.41%) HTML
7 6 (2.41%) Natural Language Processing
7 6 (2.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (2.41%) XML
7 6 (2.41%) WinForms
7 6 (2.41%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.01%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (2.01%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.01%) CSS
8 5 (2.01%) Django
8 5 (2.01%) Celery
8 5 (2.01%) React
9 4 (1.61%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 122 (49.00%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (22.09%) Visualisation
3 44 (17.67%) Computer Science
4 42 (16.87%) Mathematics
4 42 (16.87%) Statistics
5 26 (10.44%) Algorithms
6 17 (6.83%) Equities
7 16 (6.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (4.82%) Fixed Income
8 12 (4.82%) Derivative
8 12 (4.82%) Physics
8 12 (4.82%) Market Risk
9 11 (4.42%) Credit Risk
10 10 (4.02%) FMCG
11 8 (3.21%) Data Integration
12 6 (2.41%) Management Information System
12 6 (2.41%) Economics
13 4 (1.61%) Semantic Web
13 4 (1.61%) Social Media
13 4 (1.61%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.24%) Linux
2 17 (6.83%) UNIX
3 3 (1.20%) Windows
4 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (71.08%) Analytics
2 91 (36.55%) Business Intelligence
3 52 (20.88%) Data Analysis
4 44 (17.67%) Data Analytics
5 36 (14.46%) ETL
6 27 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (9.64%) Software Engineering
8 23 (9.24%) Data Management
9 19 (7.63%) Statistical Analysis
9 19 (7.63%) Data Visualisation
10 18 (7.23%) Data Modelling
11 17 (6.83%) Machine Learning
11 17 (6.83%) Statistical Modelling
12 14 (5.62%) Customer Insight
12 14 (5.62%) Network Planning
13 13 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (5.22%) Open Source
13 13 (5.22%) Functional Programming
14 12 (4.82%) Linear Regression
15 11 (4.42%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 124 (49.80%) Python
2 116 (46.59%) SQL
3 62 (24.90%) MATLAB
4 56 (22.49%) Java
5 43 (17.27%) C++
6 28 (11.24%) Ruby
7 26 (10.44%) Scala
8 23 (9.24%) Perl
9 20 (8.03%) C#
10 18 (7.23%) VBA
11 17 (6.83%) JavaScript
12 8 (3.21%) PL/SQL
13 7 (2.81%) Bash Shell
14 6 (2.41%) C
15 4 (1.61%) AWK
15 4 (1.61%) Clojure
15 4 (1.61%) sed
16 3 (1.20%) PHP
17 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
18 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (25.30%) Degree
2 32 (12.85%) PhD
3 2 (0.80%) CCIE
3 2 (0.80%) CCNP
3 2 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.80%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.42%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.01%) Docker
2 4 (1.61%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (5.62%) OPNET
2 5 (2.01%) Ansible
3 4 (1.61%) Mesos
3 4 (1.61%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 44 (17.67%) Tableau
2 40 (16.06%) Oracle
3 16 (6.43%) Informatica
4 15 (6.02%) Netezza
5 12 (4.82%) Teradata
6 11 (4.42%) Ab Initio
7 9 (3.61%) TIBCO
7 9 (3.61%) Alteryx
8 8 (3.21%) Google
9 7 (2.81%) SAP
10 5 (2.01%) Microsoft
11 4 (1.61%) IBM
11 4 (1.61%) Vertica
12 3 (1.20%) Endeca
12 3 (1.20%) Adobe
12 3 (1.20%) Hyperion
12 3 (1.20%) Cognos
13 2 (0.80%) Cisco
13 2 (0.80%) Sybase
13 2 (0.80%) ESRI
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus (up to 25%), Pension, Health
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Salary: £50k - £60k plus performance bonus
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
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