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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 225 197
Rank change year-on-year +44 -28  
Permanent jobs citing R 55 37 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.07% 0.58% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% 1.02% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 51 29 102
Median salary £62,500 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +30.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £105,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  

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 2904 3639 5387
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 56.42% 57.32% 51.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2600 3334 4774
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +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 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for R in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 116 (72.05%) Python
2 99 (61.49%) SQL
3 97 (60.25%) Analytics
4 73 (45.34%) Machine Learning
5 56 (34.78%) Big Data
6 52 (32.30%) Degree
6 52 (32.30%) Business Intelligence
7 51 (31.68%) Finance
8 47 (29.19%) Analytical Skills
9 44 (27.33%) Mathematics
10 40 (24.84%) Hadoop
11 36 (22.36%) Visualisation
12 34 (21.12%) Data Warehouse
13 31 (19.25%) Computer Science
14 30 (18.63%) SQL Server
15 29 (18.01%) Data Mining
15 29 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (17.39%) Tableau
17 27 (16.77%) Marketing
18 26 (16.15%) Data Visualisation
18 26 (16.15%) Scala
19 25 (15.53%) SAS
19 25 (15.53%) MATLAB
20 24 (14.91%) Retail
21 23 (14.29%) Data Analytics
21 23 (14.29%) Statistics
22 22 (13.66%) Physics
22 22 (13.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 22 (13.66%) Microsoft
22 22 (13.66%) ETL

R
Co-occurring 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 (15.53%) SAS
2 20 (12.42%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.48%) Apache Pig
3 4 (2.48%) Ethereum
3 4 (2.48%) Hyperledger
3 4 (2.48%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.24%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 13 (8.07%) SPSS
2 9 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.62%) Gephi
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.48%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (2.48%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (1.86%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (1.86%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (1.24%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (1.24%) Unica
4 1 (0.62%) FastStats
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (5.59%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.24%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.62%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (34.78%) Big Data
2 40 (24.84%) Hadoop
3 34 (21.12%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (18.63%) SQL Server
5 29 (18.01%) Data Mining
6 22 (13.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (11.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (9.94%) QlikView
9 14 (8.70%) Apache Hive
10 11 (6.83%) BigQuery
10 11 (6.83%) Power BI
10 11 (6.83%) Relational Database
10 11 (6.83%) Text Mining
11 10 (6.21%) MongoDB
11 10 (6.21%) SQL Server 2016
12 8 (4.97%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (4.97%) Lumira
12 8 (4.97%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (4.97%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (9.94%) JIRA
2 8 (4.97%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 51 (31.68%) Finance
2 27 (16.77%) Marketing
3 24 (14.91%) Retail
4 13 (8.07%) Advertising
5 12 (7.45%) Front Office
6 10 (6.21%) Banking
6 10 (6.21%) Games
7 4 (2.48%) Publishing
8 3 (1.86%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.86%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.86%) Law
9 1 (0.62%) French Language
9 1 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (35.40%) Analyst
2 56 (34.78%) Data Scientist
3 18 (11.18%) Developer
4 16 (9.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 14 (8.70%) Senior Data Scientist
6 11 (6.83%) Report Analyst
7 9 (5.59%) Data Analytics Scientist
7 9 (5.59%) Data Engineer
7 9 (5.59%) SSIS Developer
8 8 (4.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (4.97%) Consultant
8 8 (4.97%) Data Analyst
8 8 (4.97%) Data Consultant
8 8 (4.97%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 8 (4.97%) MicroStrategy Analyst
8 8 (4.97%) Qualitative Analyst
8 8 (4.97%) Quantitative Analyst
8 8 (4.97%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Lead
9 7 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.04%) .NET
2 11 (6.83%) Natural Language Processing
3 9 (5.59%) D3.js
4 6 (3.73%) Web Services
5 4 (2.48%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.48%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.48%) HTML
6 3 (1.86%) CSS
6 3 (1.86%) REST
7 2 (1.24%) Django
7 2 (1.24%) NumPy
7 2 (1.24%) Pandas
8 1 (0.62%) Flask
8 1 (0.62%) ggplot
8 1 (0.62%) Kafka
8 1 (0.62%) MDX
8 1 (0.62%) Middleware
8 1 (0.62%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 47 (29.19%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (19.25%) Computer Science
3 20 (12.42%) Algorithms
4 16 (9.94%) Credit Risk
5 9 (5.59%) Data Structures
6 8 (4.97%) Fintech
6 8 (4.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (4.97%) Virtual Team
7 7 (4.35%) Market Risk
8 5 (3.11%) Mobile Games
9 4 (2.48%) Bitcoin
10 2 (1.24%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.24%) Social Media
10 2 (1.24%) User Experience
11 1 (0.62%) Derivative
11 1 (0.62%) Equities
11 1 (0.62%) FMCG
11 1 (0.62%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.62%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.11%) Unix
2 2 (1.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (60.25%) Analytics
2 73 (45.34%) Machine Learning
3 52 (32.30%) Business Intelligence
4 44 (27.33%) Mathematics
5 36 (22.36%) Visualisation
6 29 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (16.15%) Data Visualisation
8 23 (14.29%) Data Analytics
8 23 (14.29%) Statistics
9 22 (13.66%) ETL
9 22 (13.66%) Physics
10 21 (13.04%) Data Analysis
10 21 (13.04%) Validation
11 20 (12.42%) Business Analytics
12 16 (9.94%) E-Commerce
12 16 (9.94%) Kanban
12 16 (9.94%) Scrum
13 15 (9.32%) Statistical Modelling
14 14 (8.70%) Data Modelling
15 13 (8.07%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 116 (72.05%) Python
2 99 (61.49%) SQL
3 26 (16.15%) Scala
4 25 (15.53%) MATLAB
5 22 (13.66%) Java
6 20 (12.42%) T-SQL
7 17 (10.56%) C#
8 10 (6.21%) C++
9 7 (4.35%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.48%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.48%) VB
10 4 (2.48%) VBA
11 2 (1.24%) Ruby
12 1 (0.62%) C
12 1 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 52 (32.30%) Degree
2 16 (9.94%) PhD
3 11 (6.83%) Numerate Degree
4 10 (6.21%) Master's Degree
5 8 (4.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.59%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.35%) MiFID
3 6 (3.73%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (3.73%) EMIR
4 5 (3.11%) QA
5 1 (0.62%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (2.48%) Docker
2 3 (1.86%) HDFS
Vendors
1 28 (17.39%) Tableau
2 22 (13.66%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.56%) MicroStrategy
3 17 (10.56%) Oracle
4 16 (9.94%) SAP
5 14 (8.70%) Google
6 9 (5.59%) Teradata
7 8 (4.97%) Talend
8 4 (2.48%) Alteryx
8 4 (2.48%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.48%) FactSet
9 3 (1.86%) Hortonworks
9 3 (1.86%) Vertica
10 2 (1.24%) Adobe
10 2 (1.24%) IBM
10 2 (1.24%) Informatica
10 2 (1.24%) MuleSoft
10 2 (1.24%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.62%) Birst
11 1 (0.62%) Sybase
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