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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 187 225 300
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +75
Permanent jobs citing R 115 126 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.13% 0.99% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.20% 1.87% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 100 114 26
Average salary £53,750 £70,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.21% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £46,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,250 £90,000 £83,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -10.52%
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
5221 6732 6261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 51.35% 52.93% 53.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4621 5850 5538
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 £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 May 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 May 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.

1 133 (63.94%) Analytics
2 108 (51.92%) SQL
3 95 (45.67%) SAS
4 94 (45.19%) Analytical Skills
5 84 (40.38%) Python
6 77 (37.02%) Business Intelligence
7 63 (30.29%) Hadoop
8 61 (29.33%) Big Data
9 53 (25.48%) MATLAB
10 48 (23.08%) Visualisation
10 48 (23.08%) QlikView
11 46 (22.12%) Data Analytics
11 46 (22.12%) Degree
12 44 (21.15%) Finance
13 41 (19.71%) SPSS
14 39 (18.75%) Marketing
15 38 (18.27%) Oracle
16 37 (17.79%) Java
17 35 (16.83%) Data Analysis
18 34 (16.35%) Tableau
19 33 (15.87%) Computer Science
19 33 (15.87%) C++
19 33 (15.87%) Statistics
20 29 (13.94%) Mathematics
21 27 (12.98%) VBA
22 26 (12.50%) PhD
23 25 (12.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 24 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
25 23 (11.06%) SQL Server
26 21 (10.10%) Algorithms

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 95 (45.67%) SAS
2 7 (3.37%) Apache Pig
3 3 (1.44%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (0.96%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.48%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.48%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.48%) IIS
5 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 41 (19.71%) SPSS
2 10 (4.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (4.33%) Mathematica
3 9 (4.33%) MS Office
4 6 (2.88%) MS Excel
5 5 (2.40%) GNU Octave
6 4 (1.92%) LaTeX
7 2 (0.96%) CPLEX
7 2 (0.96%) FastStats
8 1 (0.48%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Unica
2 1 (0.48%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.48%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.48%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.37%) Google Analytics
3 6 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.88%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.40%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (1.92%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.48%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.77%) Broadband
2 10 (4.81%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (4.81%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (3.85%) WAN
3 8 (3.85%) Wireless
4 3 (1.44%) Internet
5 2 (0.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (30.29%) Hadoop
2 61 (29.33%) Big Data
3 48 (23.08%) QlikView
4 25 (12.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (11.06%) SQL Server
6 20 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (8.17%) Spotfire
8 16 (7.69%) Data Mining
9 15 (7.21%) NoSQL
10 14 (6.73%) Oracle BI EE
10 14 (6.73%) Relational Database
11 12 (5.77%) MongoDB
11 12 (5.77%) MySQL
12 11 (5.29%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (5.29%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (4.33%) Mahout
14 8 (3.85%) Impala
14 8 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (3.37%) Apache Hive
16 6 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.37%) Git (software)
1 7 (3.37%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.40%) Yeoman
3 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.48%) Subversion
4 1 (0.48%) Maven
General
1 44 (21.15%) Finance
2 39 (18.75%) Marketing
3 16 (7.69%) Retail
4 14 (6.73%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.29%) Banking
6 9 (4.33%) Front Office
7 8 (3.85%) Advertising
8 6 (2.88%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.92%) Back Office
10 2 (0.96%) Electronics
10 2 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.48%) Games
11 1 (0.48%) Law
11 1 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.48%) French Language
11 1 (0.48%) German Language
Job Titles
1 51 (24.52%) Analyst
2 37 (17.79%) Architect
2 37 (17.79%) Data Scientist
3 34 (16.35%) Developer
4 24 (11.54%) Data Architect
5 21 (10.10%) Consultant
5 21 (10.10%) Data Analyst
6 18 (8.65%) Big Data Architect
7 12 (5.77%) Java Developer
8 10 (4.81%) Software Developer
8 10 (4.81%) Software Engineer
8 10 (4.81%) Network Architect
8 10 (4.81%) Cisco Architect
8 10 (4.81%) Cisco Network Architect
9 9 (4.33%) Data Consultant
10 8 (3.85%) Business Analyst
10 8 (3.85%) Insight Analyst
11 7 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (2.40%) Quantitative Developer
12 5 (2.40%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.65%) .NET
2 13 (6.25%) NumPy
2 13 (6.25%) D3.js
3 11 (5.29%) Middleware
4 9 (4.33%) SciPy
4 9 (4.33%) Pandas
5 8 (3.85%) WinForms
6 7 (3.37%) Natural Language Processing
7 6 (2.88%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.88%) XML
7 6 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (2.40%) scikit-learn
8 5 (2.40%) Cascalog
8 5 (2.40%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.92%) HTML
9 4 (1.92%) Matplotlib
10 3 (1.44%) htmlwidgets
11 2 (0.96%) Cascading
11 2 (0.96%) SignalR
11 2 (0.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 94 (45.19%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (23.08%) Visualisation
3 33 (15.87%) Statistics
3 33 (15.87%) Computer Science
4 29 (13.94%) Mathematics
5 21 (10.10%) Algorithms
6 14 (6.73%) Credit Risk
7 13 (6.25%) Data Centre
7 13 (6.25%) Equities
8 9 (4.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (3.85%) Fixed Income
9 8 (3.85%) Derivative
9 8 (3.85%) Physics
9 8 (3.85%) Market Risk
10 7 (3.37%) Economics
11 5 (2.40%) Applied Mathematics
11 5 (2.40%) Social Media
11 5 (2.40%) Data Integration
11 5 (2.40%) FMCG
11 5 (2.40%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.69%) Linux
2 12 (5.77%) UNIX
3 9 (4.33%) Windows
4 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.48%) Solaris
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (63.94%) Analytics
2 77 (37.02%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (22.12%) Data Analytics
4 35 (16.83%) Data Analysis
5 24 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (9.13%) ETL
6 19 (9.13%) Software Engineering
7 18 (8.65%) Statistical Analysis
8 13 (6.25%) Data Management
9 12 (5.77%) Network Planning
9 12 (5.77%) Data Visualisation
10 11 (5.29%) Open Source
10 11 (5.29%) Statistical Modelling
11 10 (4.81%) Network Architecture
11 10 (4.81%) Use Case
11 10 (4.81%) Unit Testing
12 9 (4.33%) Data Modelling
12 9 (4.33%) Functional Programming
12 9 (4.33%) Coaching
13 7 (3.37%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 108 (51.92%) SQL
2 84 (40.38%) Python
3 53 (25.48%) MATLAB
4 37 (17.79%) Java
5 33 (15.87%) C++
6 27 (12.98%) VBA
7 15 (7.21%) Ruby
7 15 (7.21%) C#
8 14 (6.73%) Scala
9 13 (6.25%) Perl
10 11 (5.29%) JavaScript
11 8 (3.85%) C
12 7 (3.37%) PHP
12 7 (3.37%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.88%) Bash Shell
14 5 (2.40%) Clojure
15 4 (1.92%) VB
16 2 (0.96%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (22.12%) Degree
2 26 (12.50%) PhD
3 12 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (4.81%) CCIE
5 8 (3.85%) CCNP
6 2 (0.96%) CCNA
6 2 (0.96%) MCSE
6 2 (0.96%) MCSA
6 2 (0.96%) CCA
6 2 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.96%) NCIE
6 2 (0.96%) VCP5
7 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.37%) QA
2 5 (2.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.40%) VirtualBox
2 3 (1.44%) HDFS
3 2 (0.96%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.96%) XenApp
3 2 (0.96%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (5.77%) OPNET
2 5 (2.40%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.96%) SCDPM
3 2 (0.96%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.96%) SCOM
3 2 (0.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 38 (18.27%) Oracle
2 34 (16.35%) Tableau
3 16 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 15 (7.21%) Business Objects
5 13 (6.25%) Cisco
6 11 (5.29%) Informatica
7 9 (4.33%) Alteryx
8 8 (3.85%) Google
9 7 (3.37%) Ab Initio
10 6 (2.88%) Teradata
10 6 (2.88%) Netezza
11 5 (2.40%) Adobe
12 4 (1.92%) Omniture
12 4 (1.92%) TIBCO
13 3 (1.44%) Mapinfo
13 3 (1.44%) SAP
13 3 (1.44%) NetApp
13 3 (1.44%) IBM
13 3 (1.44%) Citrix
14 2 (0.96%) Sybase
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + be - bonus,equity,flex +
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £80000 per annum + Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £55 - £56 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago