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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 215 239 285
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +46
Permanent jobs citing R 89 63 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.89% 0.61% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.78% 1.14% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83 58 18
Average salary £60,000 £58,750 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.12% -4.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +36.98%
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
4987 5514 5761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 49.88% 53.77% 53.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4400 4779 5217
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 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 98 (59.04%) Analytics
2 85 (51.20%) SQL
3 68 (40.96%) SAS
3 68 (40.96%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (36.75%) Python
5 56 (33.73%) Business Intelligence
6 52 (31.33%) Hadoop
7 48 (28.92%) Finance
8 46 (27.71%) Big Data
9 38 (22.89%) Visualisation
9 38 (22.89%) SPSS
10 37 (22.29%) Oracle
11 36 (21.69%) QlikView
12 31 (18.67%) Degree
12 31 (18.67%) Marketing
13 30 (18.07%) VBA
14 27 (16.27%) Java
14 27 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (15.66%) MATLAB
15 26 (15.66%) Data Analytics
16 25 (15.06%) Computer Science
16 25 (15.06%) Data Mining
17 23 (13.86%) Mathematics
18 22 (13.25%) Data Analysis
19 19 (11.45%) PhD
19 19 (11.45%) Microsoft
20 18 (10.84%) Linux
20 18 (10.84%) C++
20 18 (10.84%) Unit Testing
20 18 (10.84%) SciPy

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 68 (40.96%) SAS
2 16 (9.64%) Apache Pig
3 8 (4.82%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.20%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.20%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.60%) IIS
5 1 (0.60%) Apache
5 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.60%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 38 (22.89%) SPSS
2 9 (5.42%) MS Office
3 6 (3.61%) LaTeX
4 5 (3.01%) CPLEX
5 4 (2.41%) MS Excel
6 3 (1.81%) Weka
7 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (1.20%) FastStats
7 2 (1.20%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.60%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 8 (4.82%) Google Analytics
2 6 (3.61%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (3.61%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (3.61%) Oracle Assets
2 6 (3.61%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (3.61%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (3.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.81%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.20%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (1.20%) HFM
5 1 (0.60%) Summit
5 1 (0.60%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.60%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.02%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.42%) Amazon EMR
2 9 (5.42%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.02%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (6.02%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (4.82%) Wireless
2 8 (4.82%) WAN
3 2 (1.20%) SAN
3 2 (1.20%) Broadband
4 1 (0.60%) Internet
4 1 (0.60%) MPLS
4 1 (0.60%) OSPF
4 1 (0.60%) BGP
4 1 (0.60%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.60%) Firewall
4 1 (0.60%) HTTP
4 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.60%) VPN
4 1 (0.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (31.33%) Hadoop
2 46 (27.71%) Big Data
3 36 (21.69%) QlikView
4 25 (15.06%) Data Mining
5 16 (9.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (9.64%) Mahout
6 15 (9.04%) SQL Server
6 15 (9.04%) Oracle BI EE
7 14 (8.43%) Apache Hive
7 14 (8.43%) Relational Database
8 13 (7.83%) MongoDB
8 13 (7.83%) NoSQL
9 11 (6.63%) Impala
10 10 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (4.82%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (4.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 7 (4.22%) Clementine
12 7 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (4.22%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 12 (7.23%) Git (software)
1 12 (7.23%) Jenkins
2 9 (5.42%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (4.82%) Yeoman
4 4 (2.41%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.81%) Maven
6 2 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.60%) ERwin
7 1 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 48 (28.92%) Finance
2 31 (18.67%) Marketing
3 15 (9.04%) Retail
4 14 (8.43%) Front Office
5 9 (5.42%) Advertising
6 8 (4.82%) Back Office
7 7 (4.22%) Banking
8 6 (3.61%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.81%) Publishing
10 2 (1.20%) Games
11 1 (0.60%) Law
11 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.60%) Electronics
11 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (32.53%) Analyst
2 31 (18.67%) Data Scientist
3 28 (16.87%) Architect
4 26 (15.66%) Data Analyst
5 19 (11.45%) Developer
6 14 (8.43%) Data Architect
6 14 (8.43%) Big Data Architect
7 11 (6.63%) Consultant
8 10 (6.02%) Cisco Architect
8 10 (6.02%) Cisco Network Architect
8 10 (6.02%) Network Architect
9 8 (4.82%) Insight Analyst
9 8 (4.82%) Business Analyst
9 8 (4.82%) Data Modeller
10 6 (3.61%) Support Analyst
10 6 (3.61%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.61%) MI Analyst
10 6 (3.61%) Python Developer
10 6 (3.61%) Oracle Analyst
10 6 (3.61%) Oracle Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.84%) SciPy
1 18 (10.84%) D3.js
1 18 (10.84%) Pandas
2 10 (6.02%) Natural Language Processing
2 10 (6.02%) NumPy
3 9 (5.42%) Matplotlib
4 8 (4.82%) Cascalog
5 7 (4.22%) HTML
5 7 (4.22%) .NET
6 6 (3.61%) WF
6 6 (3.61%) Highcharts JS
7 5 (3.01%) jQuery
7 5 (3.01%) WinForms
8 4 (2.41%) Spring
8 4 (2.41%) XML
8 4 (2.41%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (1.81%) Web Services
9 3 (1.81%) J2EE
9 3 (1.81%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 68 (40.96%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (22.89%) Visualisation
3 25 (15.06%) Computer Science
4 23 (13.86%) Mathematics
5 17 (10.24%) Statistics
6 16 (9.64%) Algorithms
7 12 (7.23%) Open Source
8 9 (5.42%) Economics
9 8 (4.82%) Credit Risk
9 8 (4.82%) Physics
10 6 (3.61%) Chemistry
10 6 (3.61%) Hedge funds
10 6 (3.61%) Artificial Intelligence
10 6 (3.61%) Blackberry
11 5 (3.01%) Applied Mathematics
11 5 (3.01%) Data Integration
11 5 (3.01%) Psychology
12 4 (2.41%) Neural Network
12 4 (2.41%) Social Media
12 4 (2.41%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.84%) Linux
2 13 (7.83%) Windows
3 3 (1.81%) UNIX
3 3 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (59.04%) Analytics
2 56 (33.73%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (15.66%) Data Analytics
5 22 (13.25%) Data Analysis
6 18 (10.84%) Unit Testing
7 15 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (9.04%) Statistical Analysis
8 14 (8.43%) Software Engineering
8 14 (8.43%) ETL
8 14 (8.43%) Statistical Modelling
9 12 (7.23%) Data Modelling
10 11 (6.63%) Campaign Analysis
10 11 (6.63%) Time Series Analysis
11 10 (6.02%) Network Architecture
11 10 (6.02%) Use Case
12 9 (5.42%) Quantitative Analysis
12 9 (5.42%) Predictive Modelling
12 9 (5.42%) Data Visualisation
12 9 (5.42%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 85 (51.20%) SQL
2 61 (36.75%) Python
3 30 (18.07%) VBA
4 27 (16.27%) Java
5 26 (15.66%) MATLAB
6 18 (10.84%) C++
7 13 (7.83%) JavaScript
8 11 (6.63%) C#
8 11 (6.63%) Clojure
9 9 (5.42%) PHP
10 8 (4.82%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.61%) PL/SQL
11 6 (3.61%) VB
11 6 (3.61%) Ruby
12 5 (3.01%) C
13 4 (2.41%) Perl
13 4 (2.41%) Scala
14 2 (1.20%) Groovy
15 1 (0.60%) SAS Macro
15 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (18.67%) Degree
2 19 (11.45%) PhD
3 13 (7.83%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (6.02%) CCIE
5 9 (5.42%) CCNP
6 6 (3.61%) VCP4
7 3 (1.81%) CCNA
8 2 (1.20%) CCA
8 2 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.20%) MCSE
8 2 (1.20%) MCSA
8 2 (1.20%) NCIE
8 2 (1.20%) VCP5
8 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.60%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.01%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) EMIR
3 1 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 8 (4.82%) VirtualBox
2 3 (1.81%) HDFS
3 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.20%) XenApp
3 2 (1.20%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.60%) vSphere
4 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.60%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (4.82%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.20%) SCDPM
2 2 (1.20%) OPNET
2 2 (1.20%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.20%) SCOM
2 2 (1.20%) Puppet
2 2 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (22.29%) Oracle
2 19 (11.45%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.24%) Business Objects
3 17 (10.24%) Tableau
4 14 (8.43%) Cisco
5 8 (4.82%) Google
6 6 (3.61%) Informatica
7 4 (2.41%) Omniture
7 4 (2.41%) IBM
7 4 (2.41%) Adobe
8 3 (1.81%) Citrix
8 3 (1.81%) VMware
8 3 (1.81%) BT
8 3 (1.81%) TOWER Software
8 3 (1.81%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (1.81%) NetApp
8 3 (1.81%) Cognos
9 2 (1.20%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.20%) Mapinfo
9 2 (1.20%) Ab Initio
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, pension and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Car allowance, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago