Period
to 17 May 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 17 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 166 170 149
Rank change year-on-year +4 -21 +41
Permanent jobs citing R 63 113 210
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.27% 1.55% 2.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.03% 2.77% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 61 106 185
10th Percentile £43,750 £48,750 £28,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £55,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,500 £69,250 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -22.74% +20.43% -16.36%
75th Percentile £76,250 £83,438 £80,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £98,750 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £73,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -17.81% +21.67% -11.11%

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 3,111 4,080 6,239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 62.60% 56.07% 61.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,866 3,641 5,657
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £108,500 £106,250 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%

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 17 May 2021.

Salary histogram for R in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 May 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 59 (93.65%) Python
2 33 (52.38%) SQL
3 31 (49.21%) Data Science
4 26 (41.27%) Machine Learning
5 25 (39.68%) Analytics
6 20 (31.75%) Computer Science
7 18 (28.57%) Degree
8 17 (26.98%) PhD
8 17 (26.98%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (26.98%) Visualisation
9 16 (25.40%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (23.81%) Power BI
10 15 (23.81%) Tableau
10 15 (23.81%) Natural Language Processing
10 15 (23.81%) Data Visualisation
10 15 (23.81%) Power Platform
11 13 (20.63%) TensorFlow
11 13 (20.63%) Algorithms
11 13 (20.63%) Data Modelling
11 13 (20.63%) Data Mining
11 13 (20.63%) Java
11 13 (20.63%) Statistics
11 13 (20.63%) Finance
12 12 (19.05%) ETL
12 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
12 12 (19.05%) Social Skills
13 11 (17.46%) Mathematics
13 11 (17.46%) Predictive Modelling
14 10 (15.87%) AWS
14 10 (15.87%) Artificial Intelligence

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 (15.87%) SAS
2 8 (12.70%) Apache Spark
3 4 (6.35%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (3.17%) Mendix
5 1 (1.59%) Apache
5 1 (1.59%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.59%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) FastStats
1 1 (1.59%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.81%) Power Platform
2 10 (15.87%) AWS
3 8 (12.70%) Azure
4 6 (9.52%) GCP
5 4 (6.35%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (6.35%) Serverless
6 3 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (4.76%) Amazon ECS
6 3 (4.76%) Amazon EKS
6 3 (4.76%) Amazon S3
6 3 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.17%) Amazon SageMaker
7 2 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (3.17%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (3.17%) PowerApps
8 1 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.59%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.59%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) SSH
2 3 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (4.76%) VoIP
2 3 (4.76%) VPN
3 2 (3.17%) BIG-IP
3 2 (3.17%) Extranet
3 2 (3.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (3.17%) Firewall
3 2 (3.17%) H.323
3 2 (3.17%) LAN
3 2 (3.17%) MGCP
3 2 (3.17%) Network Security
3 2 (3.17%) NX-OS
3 2 (3.17%) Sourcefire
3 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.17%) Unified Communications
3 2 (3.17%) WAN
3 2 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) Power BI
1 15 (23.81%) Tableau
2 13 (20.63%) Data Mining
3 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
4 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (12.70%) Hadoop
6 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (6.35%) BigQuery
7 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
7 4 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (4.76%) Big Data
8 3 (4.76%) Looker
9 2 (3.17%) Amazon Athena
9 2 (3.17%) PowerPivot
9 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (3.17%) Star Schema
10 1 (1.59%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (25.40%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (20.63%) Finance
3 12 (19.05%) Social Skills
4 7 (11.11%) Games
5 5 (7.94%) Marketing
6 4 (6.35%) Banking
7 3 (4.76%) Retail
7 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
8 2 (3.17%) Advertising
8 2 (3.17%) Law
9 1 (1.59%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (1.59%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 23 (36.51%) Data Scientist
2 13 (20.63%) Analyst
3 10 (15.87%) Data Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Senior Data Scientist
6 5 (7.94%) Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Developer Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Actuarial Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Configuration Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Excel Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Python Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) XML Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.63%) TensorFlow
2 5 (7.94%) Keras
2 5 (7.94%) PyTorch
3 4 (6.35%) CSS
4 3 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.76%) PySpark
4 3 (4.76%) XML
5 2 (3.17%) CSS3
5 2 (3.17%) HTML
5 2 (3.17%) HTML5
5 2 (3.17%) OAuth
5 2 (3.17%) OAuth2
5 2 (3.17%) scikit-learn
5 2 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.59%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.59%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.59%) Node.js
6 1 (1.59%) NumPy
6 1 (1.59%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.76%) Reinsurance
3 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.17%) Mobile Games
4 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.59%) EFT
4 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.59%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) Unix
3 1 (1.59%) VMS
3 1 (1.59%) Windows
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (49.21%) Data Science
2 26 (41.27%) Machine Learning
3 25 (39.68%) Analytics
4 20 (31.75%) Computer Science
5 17 (26.98%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (26.98%) Visualisation
6 15 (23.81%) Data Visualisation
6 15 (23.81%) Natural Language Processing
7 13 (20.63%) Data Modelling
7 13 (20.63%) Statistics
8 12 (19.05%) ETL
9 11 (17.46%) Mathematics
9 11 (17.46%) Predictive Modelling
10 10 (15.87%) Artificial Intelligence
10 10 (15.87%) Neural Network
10 10 (15.87%) Reinforcement Learning
11 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (14.29%) Deep Learning
11 9 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (12.70%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 59 (93.65%) Python
2 33 (52.38%) SQL
3 13 (20.63%) Java
4 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.94%) C++
5 5 (7.94%) Go
5 5 (7.94%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.35%) C#
6 4 (6.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 4 (6.35%) Julia
6 4 (6.35%) MATLAB
6 4 (6.35%) Scala
7 2 (3.17%) C
7 2 (3.17%) PHP
7 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.17%) VBA
8 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.59%) Ruby
8 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (28.57%) Degree
2 17 (26.98%) PhD
3 5 (7.94%) Master's Degree
4 2 (3.17%) CCIE
4 2 (3.17%) CCNP
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.59%) GDPR
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.59%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.76%) Terraform
3 2 (3.17%) Ansible
3 2 (3.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.17%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.17%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) Cisco
2 3 (4.76%) Facebook
3 2 (3.17%) Alteryx
3 2 (3.17%) Databricks
3 2 (3.17%) ExtraHop
3 2 (3.17%) F5
3 2 (3.17%) Foundry
3 2 (3.17%) Informatica
3 2 (3.17%) Palantir
3 2 (3.17%) Palo Alto
3 2 (3.17%) Radianz
3 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.59%) Apteco
4 1 (1.59%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.59%) Dell
4 1 (1.59%) Google
4 1 (1.59%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.59%) Veritas
4 1 (1.59%) VMware