Period
to 13 August 2020

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 6 months to 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 136 136 191
Rank change year-on-year 0 +55 +9
Permanent jobs citing R 87 232 168
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.78% 2.29% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.07% 3.78% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 86 213 148
Median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £47,375 £33,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £86,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £74,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +23.33% -7.69% -3.70%

R is in the Programming Languages category. The following 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,835 6,138 6,674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 58.05% 60.55% 61.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,498 5,470 6,060
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing R as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for R in the City of London

R
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing R in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Salary histogram for R in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, IT jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for R.

1 81 (93.10%) Python
2 56 (64.37%) Data Science
3 41 (47.13%) SQL
4 38 (43.68%) Machine Learning
5 31 (35.63%) Analytics
6 27 (31.03%) Finance
6 27 (31.03%) Degree
7 26 (29.89%) Hadoop
8 24 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (26.44%) Tableau
10 22 (25.29%) Statistics
11 21 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (24.14%) Azure
12 20 (22.99%) Scala
12 20 (22.99%) Mathematics
12 20 (22.99%) Java
12 20 (22.99%) SQL Server
12 20 (22.99%) Artificial Intelligence
12 20 (22.99%) Apache Spark
13 19 (21.84%) PhD
14 18 (20.69%) Computer Science
15 17 (19.54%) AWS
15 17 (19.54%) Algorithms
16 16 (18.39%) Natural Language Processing
16 16 (18.39%) Big Data
17 15 (17.24%) C#
17 15 (17.24%) TensorFlow
17 15 (17.24%) Power BI
17 15 (17.24%) Power Platform
18 14 (16.09%) 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 20 (22.99%) Apache Spark
2 12 (13.79%) SAS
3 9 (10.34%) Apache Airflow
4 8 (9.20%) Apache
5 5 (5.75%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (3.45%) Confluence
7 3 (3.45%) IBM Domino
8 2 (2.30%) Jupyter
9 1 (1.15%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Stata
2 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.60%) SPSS
4 2 (2.30%) EViews
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 21 (24.14%) Azure
2 17 (19.54%) AWS
3 15 (17.24%) Power Platform
4 9 (10.34%) GCP
5 6 (6.90%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (3.45%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (3.45%) Amazon S3
6 3 (3.45%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (2.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.30%) Logic Apps
8 1 (1.15%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.15%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (1.15%) Azure Stack
8 1 (1.15%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.15%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.89%) Hadoop
2 20 (22.99%) SQL Server
3 16 (18.39%) Big Data
4 15 (17.24%) Power BI
5 14 (16.09%) NoSQL
6 9 (10.34%) Data Mining
6 9 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (9.20%) Apache Hive
8 7 (8.05%) HBase
9 6 (6.90%) Looker
9 6 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (5.75%) Data Lake
10 5 (5.75%) Relational Database
10 5 (5.75%) Snowflake Schema
11 4 (4.60%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (4.60%) MongoDB
11 4 (4.60%) Neo4j
11 4 (4.60%) OLAP
11 4 (4.60%) OLTP
11 4 (4.60%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.60%) Flyway
2 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.60%) JIRA
2 4 (4.60%) Liquibase
3 3 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (3.45%) Bitbucket
3 3 (3.45%) RStudio
3 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.30%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.30%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.30%) PyCharm
4 2 (2.30%) Subversion
4 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio Code
5 1 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (31.03%) Finance
2 10 (11.49%) Banking
3 9 (10.34%) Advertising
3 9 (10.34%) Front Office
3 9 (10.34%) Marketing
4 4 (4.60%) Games
5 3 (3.45%) Legal
5 3 (3.45%) Retail
6 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (34.48%) Data Scientist
2 17 (19.54%) Developer
3 11 (12.64%) Data Engineer
3 11 (12.64%) Senior Data Scientist
4 8 (9.20%) Analyst
5 6 (6.90%) Data Manager
6 5 (5.75%) Quantitative Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Senior Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 4 (4.60%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Clinical Statistician
7 4 (4.60%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Data Science Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Junior
7 4 (4.60%) Statistician
8 3 (3.45%) Angular Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Python Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.39%) Natural Language Processing
2 15 (17.24%) TensorFlow
3 12 (13.79%) Node.js
4 11 (12.64%) AngularJS
5 9 (10.34%) React
6 7 (8.05%) Keras
6 7 (8.05%) NumPy
6 7 (8.05%) Pandas
6 7 (8.05%) PyTorch
7 6 (6.90%) .NET
7 6 (6.90%) Kafka
7 6 (6.90%) REST
7 6 (6.90%) scikit-learn
7 6 (6.90%) SpaCy
7 6 (6.90%) Web Services
8 5 (5.75%) .NET Core
8 5 (5.75%) Hibernate
8 5 (5.75%) JMS
8 5 (5.75%) Shiny
8 5 (5.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (19.54%) Algorithms
3 8 (9.20%) Market Risk
4 4 (4.60%) User Experience
5 3 (3.45%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.45%) Derivative
5 3 (3.45%) Exotic Derivative
5 3 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.45%) Hedge funds
5 3 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.30%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (2.30%) Equities
7 1 (1.15%) Bitcoin
7 1 (1.15%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.15%) Reinsurance
7 1 (1.15%) Robotics
7 1 (1.15%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) Linux
1 4 (4.60%) Unix
2 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.15%) Windows
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (64.37%) Data Science
2 38 (43.68%) Machine Learning
3 31 (35.63%) Analytics
4 22 (25.29%) Statistics
5 21 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (22.99%) Artificial Intelligence
6 20 (22.99%) Mathematics
7 18 (20.69%) Computer Science
8 14 (16.09%) ETL
8 14 (16.09%) Neural Network
9 13 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (14.94%) Decision-Making
9 13 (14.94%) DevOps
9 13 (14.94%) Physics
10 12 (13.79%) Reinforcement Learning
11 11 (12.64%) Software Engineering
12 10 (11.49%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (11.49%) Data Modelling
13 9 (10.34%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 81 (93.10%) Python
2 41 (47.13%) SQL
3 20 (22.99%) Java
3 20 (22.99%) Scala
4 15 (17.24%) C#
5 14 (16.09%) MATLAB
6 11 (12.64%) JavaScript
7 8 (9.20%) Go
8 7 (8.05%) Julia
9 6 (6.90%) C++
10 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.45%) Ruby
10 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.45%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.30%) Haskell
11 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.30%) VBA
12 1 (1.15%) PHP
12 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (31.03%) Degree
2 19 (21.84%) PhD
3 12 (13.79%) Master's Degree
4 4 (4.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.30%) CISM
5 2 (2.30%) CISSP
5 2 (2.30%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.15%) CISA
6 1 (1.15%) CRISC
6 1 (1.15%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) COBIT
1 3 (3.45%) Dodd-Frank
1 3 (3.45%) EMIR
1 3 (3.45%) MiFID
1 3 (3.45%) NIST
2 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.30%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.15%) ITGC
System Software
1 14 (16.09%) Docker
2 3 (3.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (11.49%) Terraform
2 9 (10.34%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 23 (26.44%) Tableau
2 7 (8.05%) Databricks
3 4 (4.60%) Cloudera
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.60%) SnapLogic
4 2 (2.30%) Alteryx
4 2 (2.30%) Facebook
4 2 (2.30%) Google
5 1 (1.15%) Adobe
5 1 (1.15%) Alias
5 1 (1.15%) Netezza
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle
5 1 (1.15%) Splunk
5 1 (1.15%) Talend
5 1 (1.15%) Teradata