Period
to 26 September 2021

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 26 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 125 133 149
Rank change year-on-year +8 +16 +37
Permanent jobs citing R 132 64 220
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.26% 1.70% 2.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.77% 2.78% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 97 60 193
10th Percentile £40,500 £47,475 £42,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £95,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £105,000 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £64,500 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -11.03% +11.54% -

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 3,497 2,301 6,113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.78% 61.21% 60.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3,143 2,026 5,457
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £107,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%

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 26 September 2021.

Salary histogram for R in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 September 2021, 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.

1 124 (93.94%) Python
2 67 (50.76%) SQL
3 62 (46.97%) Analytics
4 58 (43.94%) Data Science
5 46 (34.85%) Degree
6 39 (29.55%) Machine Learning
6 39 (29.55%) AWS
7 37 (28.03%) Statistics
7 37 (28.03%) Social Skills
8 33 (25.00%) C#
9 32 (24.24%) MATLAB
9 32 (24.24%) Finance
10 31 (23.48%) C++
11 29 (21.97%) Java
11 29 (21.97%) Tableau
12 26 (19.70%) SDLC
13 25 (18.94%) CRM
14 24 (18.18%) JavaScript
14 24 (18.18%) Predictive Modelling
14 24 (18.18%) Scala
14 24 (18.18%) Mathematics
15 23 (17.42%) Computer Science
15 23 (17.42%) OO
15 23 (17.42%) Actionable Insight
16 22 (16.67%) .NET
16 22 (16.67%) Games
17 21 (15.91%) Objective-C
17 21 (15.91%) VB.NET
17 21 (15.91%) Perl
17 21 (15.91%) PHP

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 10 (7.58%) SAS
2 5 (3.79%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.27%) Apache Airflow
3 3 (2.27%) IIS
3 3 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.52%) Apache
4 2 (1.52%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.76%) Appian
Applications
1 19 (14.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.03%) SPSS
3 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.76%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) FastStats
1 3 (2.27%) Unica
2 1 (0.76%) IBM Planning Analytics
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.76%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.76%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (29.55%) AWS
2 21 (15.91%) Power Platform
3 18 (13.64%) Azure
4 7 (5.30%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (4.55%) Serverless
6 5 (3.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (3.79%) GitHub
7 3 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (2.27%) Amazon S3
7 3 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.27%) SaaS
8 2 (1.52%) GCP
8 2 (1.52%) Snowflake
9 1 (0.76%) Amazon SageMaker
9 1 (0.76%) Azure App Service
9 1 (0.76%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.76%) Azure Logic Apps
9 1 (0.76%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 1 (0.76%) Google Data Studio
9 1 (0.76%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.79%) Intranet
2 3 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (2.27%) Cisco Firepower
2 3 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (2.27%) DHCP
2 3 (2.27%) DNS
2 3 (2.27%) VLAN
2 3 (2.27%) VoIP
2 3 (2.27%) VPN
3 2 (1.52%) Firewall
4 1 (0.76%) Internet
4 1 (0.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.97%) Tableau
2 17 (12.88%) Power BI
3 13 (9.85%) Big Data
4 10 (7.58%) Data Mining
4 10 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (7.58%) Looker
4 10 (7.58%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.06%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.79%) Blockchain
7 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.03%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.27%) Amazon QuickSight
9 3 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.52%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (1.52%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.52%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.52%) Star Schema
10 2 (1.52%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.79%) git-flow
2 2 (1.52%) JIRA
3 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (28.03%) Social Skills
2 32 (24.24%) Finance
3 22 (16.67%) Games
4 20 (15.15%) Marketing
5 19 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (6.06%) Presentation Skills
7 7 (5.30%) Telecoms
8 6 (4.55%) Retail
9 5 (3.79%) Advertising
9 5 (3.79%) Banking
9 5 (3.79%) Legal
9 5 (3.79%) Publishing
10 2 (1.52%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.76%) Billing
11 1 (0.76%) Law
11 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.76%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (21.97%) Data Scientist
2 27 (20.45%) Analyst
3 25 (18.94%) Developer
4 21 (15.91%) Software Developer
5 18 (13.64%) Salesforce Developer
6 17 (12.88%) Senior Data Scientist
7 14 (10.61%) Data Analyst
7 14 (10.61%) Data Engineer
8 12 (9.09%) Software Engineer
9 11 (8.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 10 (7.58%) Architect
11 9 (6.82%) Junior
12 8 (6.06%) Salesforce Software Engineer
13 6 (4.55%) Junior Data Scientist
14 5 (3.79%) Actuarial Analyst
14 5 (3.79%) AWS Engineer
14 5 (3.79%) Cloud Engineer
14 5 (3.79%) Excel Analyst
14 5 (3.79%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 5 (3.79%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.67%) .NET
2 10 (7.58%) TensorFlow
3 8 (6.06%) MXNet
4 7 (5.30%) Caffe
4 7 (5.30%) Theano
4 7 (5.30%) Torch
5 5 (3.79%) Anaconda
5 5 (3.79%) AngularJS
5 5 (3.79%) XML
6 3 (2.27%) CSS
6 3 (2.27%) HTML
6 3 (2.27%) HTML5
6 3 (2.27%) React
6 3 (2.27%) Swagger
6 3 (2.27%) Vaadin
7 2 (1.52%) Keras
7 2 (1.52%) PySpark
7 2 (1.52%) PyTorch
8 1 (0.76%) ggplot
8 1 (0.76%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.88%) Mobile Games
2 11 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 7 (5.30%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.79%) Credit Risk
4 5 (3.79%) Social Media
5 3 (2.27%) EFT
6 2 (1.52%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 2 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.76%) Derivative
7 1 (0.76%) Equities
7 1 (0.76%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.76%) FMCG
7 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.76%) Life Science
7 1 (0.76%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.55%) Linux
2 3 (2.27%) VMS
2 3 (2.27%) Windows
2 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (46.97%) Analytics
2 58 (43.94%) Data Science
3 39 (29.55%) Machine Learning
4 37 (28.03%) Statistics
5 26 (19.70%) SDLC
6 25 (18.94%) CRM
7 24 (18.18%) Mathematics
7 24 (18.18%) Predictive Modelling
8 23 (17.42%) Actionable Insight
8 23 (17.42%) Computer Science
8 23 (17.42%) OO
9 21 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (15.91%) Mentoring
9 21 (15.91%) OOP
10 20 (15.15%) Data Modelling
10 20 (15.15%) Data Validation
10 20 (15.15%) Validation
11 19 (14.39%) Statistical Analysis
11 19 (14.39%) Statistical Modelling
11 19 (14.39%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 124 (93.94%) Python
2 67 (50.76%) SQL
3 33 (25.00%) C#
4 32 (24.24%) MATLAB
5 31 (23.48%) C++
6 29 (21.97%) Java
7 24 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 24 (18.18%) Scala
8 21 (15.91%) Apple Swift
8 21 (15.91%) Dart
8 21 (15.91%) Kotlin
8 21 (15.91%) Objective-C
8 21 (15.91%) Pascal
8 21 (15.91%) Perl
8 21 (15.91%) PHP
8 21 (15.91%) Ruby
8 21 (15.91%) VB.NET
9 7 (5.30%) VBA
10 4 (3.03%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (34.85%) Degree
2 13 (9.85%) PhD
3 10 (7.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.03%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (2.27%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.52%) CEH
6 2 (1.52%) CISSP
6 2 (1.52%) OSCP
7 1 (0.76%) CISA
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 8 (6.06%) QA
3 5 (3.79%) Solvency II
4 2 (1.52%) GDPR
5 1 (0.76%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.76%) GRC
System Software
1 7 (5.30%) Docker
2 3 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.79%) Kubeflow
3 3 (2.27%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (15.91%) Salesforce.com
2 20 (15.15%) Alteryx
3 16 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 12 (9.09%) Facebook
5 8 (6.06%) Informatica
6 6 (4.55%) Talend
7 5 (3.79%) SAP
8 4 (3.03%) Databricks
8 4 (3.03%) IBM
9 3 (2.27%) Apteco
9 3 (2.27%) Cisco
9 3 (2.27%) Dell
9 3 (2.27%) Symantec
9 3 (2.27%) Veritas
10 2 (1.52%) Google
11 1 (0.76%) Automation Anywhere
11 1 (0.76%) Cognos
11 1 (0.76%) Dataiku
11 1 (0.76%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle