The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for R skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited R over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
London / City of London
Rank 117 154 241
Rank change year-on-year +37 +87  
Permanent jobs citing R 106 119 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.09% 1.68% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.70% 3.04% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 102 109 69
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.63% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,250 £75,500 £76,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

R is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2867 3912 5060
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 56.50% 55.32% 49.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2606 3495 4448
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing R as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for R 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 in the City of London.

Salary trend for R in the City of London

R
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing R in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for R in the City of London

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for R.

1 109 (69.43%) Python
2 97 (61.78%) SQL
3 92 (58.60%) Analytics
4 57 (36.31%) Machine Learning
5 56 (35.67%) Finance
6 55 (35.03%) Mathematics
7 54 (34.39%) Degree
8 50 (31.85%) Business Intelligence
8 50 (31.85%) Analytical Skills
9 47 (29.94%) Big Data
9 47 (29.94%) Hadoop
10 35 (22.29%) Visualisation
11 32 (20.38%) Computer Science
12 29 (18.47%) Credit Risk
12 29 (18.47%) MATLAB
13 28 (17.83%) SQL Server
14 26 (16.56%) Data Mining
14 26 (16.56%) Data Analysis
15 25 (15.92%) SAS
15 25 (15.92%) Scala
16 24 (15.29%) Tableau
16 24 (15.29%) Statistics
16 24 (15.29%) Java
17 23 (14.65%) Marketing
17 23 (14.65%) Apache Spark
18 22 (14.01%) Data Warehouse
19 21 (13.38%) Apache Hive
20 19 (12.10%) Data Visualisation
20 19 (12.10%) Physics
20 19 (12.10%) ETL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (15.92%) SAS
2 23 (14.65%) Apache Spark
3 9 (5.73%) Apache Pig
4 5 (3.18%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.27%) Ethereum
6 2 (1.27%) Hyperledger
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 13 (8.28%) SPSS
2 7 (4.46%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.27%) Gephi
4 1 (0.64%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.91%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.91%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.27%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle TCA
2 2 (1.27%) Unica
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.92%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (5.73%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.64%) GitHub
5 1 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (29.94%) Big Data
1 47 (29.94%) Hadoop
2 28 (17.83%) SQL Server
3 26 (16.56%) Data Mining
4 22 (14.01%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (13.38%) Apache Hive
6 13 (8.28%) Relational Database
6 13 (8.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (7.64%) NoSQL
7 12 (7.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (7.01%) Power BI
9 10 (6.37%) MongoDB
10 7 (4.46%) BigQuery
10 7 (4.46%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (3.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (3.18%) Mixpanel
12 5 (3.18%) Text Mining
13 4 (2.55%) MySQL
13 4 (2.55%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 8 (5.10%) JIRA
2 7 (4.46%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.64%) Maven
3 1 (0.64%) Vagrant
General
1 56 (35.67%) Finance
2 23 (14.65%) Marketing
3 16 (10.19%) Advertising
3 16 (10.19%) Front Office
3 16 (10.19%) Retail
4 11 (7.01%) Banking
5 5 (3.18%) Games
6 4 (2.55%) Law
6 4 (2.55%) Legal
7 3 (1.91%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.91%) Publishing
8 2 (1.27%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.64%) Back Office
9 1 (0.64%) French Language
Job Titles
1 64 (40.76%) Analyst
2 48 (30.57%) Data Scientist
3 17 (10.83%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 15 (9.55%) Developer
4 15 (9.55%) Qualitative Analyst
4 15 (9.55%) Quantitative Analyst
5 12 (7.64%) Data Engineer
6 11 (7.01%) Data Analyst
7 10 (6.37%) Senior Data Scientist
8 8 (5.10%) Report Analyst
8 8 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (5.10%) SQL Analyst
9 7 (4.46%) Business Analyst
9 7 (4.46%) Consultant
10 6 (3.82%) Data Business Analyst
10 6 (3.82%) Data Consultant
10 6 (3.82%) Junior
10 6 (3.82%) Product Analyst
10 6 (3.82%) Product Business Analyst
10 6 (3.82%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.83%) .NET
2 10 (6.37%) D3.js
3 8 (5.10%) HTML
3 8 (5.10%) Natural Language Processing
4 5 (3.18%) NumPy
5 4 (2.55%) CSS
6 3 (1.91%) Django
6 3 (1.91%) Flask
6 3 (1.91%) REST
6 3 (1.91%) SciPy
6 3 (1.91%) WCF
6 3 (1.91%) WPF
7 2 (1.27%) Celery
7 2 (1.27%) Pandas
7 2 (1.27%) scikit-learn
8 1 (0.64%) CSS3
8 1 (0.64%) HTML5
8 1 (0.64%) MDX
8 1 (0.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 50 (31.85%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (20.38%) Computer Science
3 29 (18.47%) Credit Risk
4 17 (10.83%) Algorithms
5 12 (7.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (7.01%) Fintech
6 11 (7.01%) Market Risk
7 6 (3.82%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.91%) Derivative
8 3 (1.91%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.91%) FMCG
8 3 (1.91%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.27%) Bitcoin
9 2 (1.27%) Clustering
9 2 (1.27%) Equities
9 2 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.27%) PMI
9 2 (1.27%) Social Media
9 2 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.73%) Linux
1 9 (5.73%) Unix
2 1 (0.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (58.60%) Analytics
2 57 (36.31%) Machine Learning
3 55 (35.03%) Mathematics
4 50 (31.85%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (22.29%) Visualisation
6 26 (16.56%) Data Analysis
7 24 (15.29%) Statistics
8 19 (12.10%) Data Visualisation
8 19 (12.10%) ETL
8 19 (12.10%) Physics
8 19 (12.10%) Validation
9 18 (11.46%) E-Commerce
10 17 (10.83%) Web Analytics
11 16 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (9.55%) Data Analytics
13 14 (8.92%) Risk Management
14 12 (7.64%) Data Modelling
15 10 (6.37%) Financial Modelling
15 10 (6.37%) Statistical Modelling
15 10 (6.37%) Stochastic Calculus
Programming Languages
1 109 (69.43%) Python
2 97 (61.78%) SQL
3 29 (18.47%) MATLAB
4 25 (15.92%) Scala
5 24 (15.29%) Java
6 16 (10.19%) T-SQL
7 14 (8.92%) C++
8 12 (7.64%) C#
9 11 (7.01%) JavaScript
10 6 (3.82%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.82%) VBA
11 5 (3.18%) VB
12 4 (2.55%) Ruby
13 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.64%) C
13 1 (0.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 54 (34.39%) Degree
2 18 (11.46%) PhD
3 2 (1.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.37%) MiFID
2 9 (5.73%) Dodd-Frank
2 9 (5.73%) EMIR
3 8 (5.10%) QA
4 4 (2.55%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.27%) IAS 39
5 2 (1.27%) IFRS
5 2 (1.27%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.64%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (1.91%) Docker
2 2 (1.27%) HDFS
3 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.64%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (15.29%) Tableau
2 16 (10.19%) Google
2 16 (10.19%) Oracle
3 13 (8.28%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.37%) MicroStrategy
4 10 (6.37%) SAP
5 7 (4.46%) Talend
6 6 (3.82%) Teradata
7 4 (2.55%) Alteryx
8 3 (1.91%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.91%) Hortonworks
8 3 (1.91%) IBM
8 3 (1.91%) Vertica
9 2 (1.27%) Adobe
9 2 (1.27%) Alias
9 2 (1.27%) Informatica
10 1 (0.64%) Sybase
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