Period
to 4 March 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 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
Central London > City of London
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 136 169 183
Rank change year-on-year +33 +14 +2
Permanent jobs citing R 91 136 174
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.93% 1.51% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.99% 2.70% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 95 133 162
Median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +20.83% -11.11%
10th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £103,750 £105,000 £98,625
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -3.85%

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 3,043 5,036 6,524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 64.58% 55.84% 62.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,788 4,479 5,941
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,974 £40,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +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 4 March 2021.

Salary histogram for R in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 85 (93.41%) Python
2 49 (53.85%) Data Science
3 47 (51.65%) SQL
4 43 (47.25%) Machine Learning
5 41 (45.05%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (37.36%) Visualisation
7 31 (34.07%) Analytics
7 31 (34.07%) Power BI
7 31 (34.07%) Power Platform
8 30 (32.97%) Data Visualisation
8 30 (32.97%) Statistics
9 27 (29.67%) Degree
10 25 (27.47%) PhD
10 25 (27.47%) Tableau
11 24 (26.37%) Hadoop
11 24 (26.37%) Azure
11 24 (26.37%) Computer Science
11 24 (26.37%) Finance
12 23 (25.27%) SQL Server
12 23 (25.27%) Algorithms
13 21 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
14 20 (21.98%) Natural Language Processing
15 19 (20.88%) Apache Spark
15 19 (20.88%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (20.88%) ETL
15 19 (20.88%) Java
15 19 (20.88%) Mathematics
15 19 (20.88%) Artificial Intelligence
15 19 (20.88%) TensorFlow

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 19 (20.88%) Apache Spark
2 11 (12.09%) SAS
3 3 (3.30%) Apache
4 2 (2.20%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (1.10%) Confluence
5 1 (1.10%) Mendix
Applications
1 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.30%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.10%) SPSS
3 1 (1.10%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 31 (34.07%) Power Platform
2 24 (26.37%) Azure
3 11 (12.09%) Amazon SageMaker
3 11 (12.09%) AWS
4 9 (9.89%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (8.79%) GCP
6 7 (7.69%) Azure Data Factory
6 7 (7.69%) PowerApps
7 3 (3.30%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (3.30%) Serverless
8 2 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (2.20%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (2.20%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (2.20%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.20%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
9 1 (1.10%) IaaS
9 1 (1.10%) PaaS
9 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) BIG-IP
1 3 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (3.30%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (3.30%) Extranet
1 3 (3.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (3.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (3.30%) Firewall
1 3 (3.30%) H.323
1 3 (3.30%) LAN
1 3 (3.30%) MGCP
1 3 (3.30%) Network Security
1 3 (3.30%) NX-OS
1 3 (3.30%) Sourcefire
1 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.30%) Unified Communications
1 3 (3.30%) VoIP
1 3 (3.30%) VPN
1 3 (3.30%) WAN
1 3 (3.30%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (3.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (34.07%) Power BI
2 25 (27.47%) Tableau
3 24 (26.37%) Hadoop
4 23 (25.27%) SQL Server
5 14 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (13.19%) Big Data
7 12 (13.19%) Data Mining
7 12 (13.19%) NoSQL
8 7 (7.69%) PowerPivot
9 4 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (2.20%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (2.20%) BigQuery
10 2 (2.20%) Data Lake
10 2 (2.20%) Looker
10 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (1.10%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 7 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.10%) Hudson
2 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.10%) JIRA
2 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 24 (26.37%) Finance
2 10 (10.99%) Banking
3 8 (8.79%) Games
4 5 (5.49%) Front Office
4 5 (5.49%) Retail
5 3 (3.30%) Marketing
5 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.20%) Advertising
6 2 (2.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (37.36%) Data Scientist
2 13 (14.29%) Analyst
2 13 (14.29%) Developer
2 13 (14.29%) Senior Data Scientist
3 12 (13.19%) Data Analyst
4 8 (8.79%) Data Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (5.49%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Business Data Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 4 (4.40%) C# Developer - Commodities
8 4 (4.40%) Developer Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Data Science Director
9 3 (3.30%) Data Science Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.98%) Natural Language Processing
2 19 (20.88%) TensorFlow
3 9 (9.89%) Keras
4 7 (7.69%) PyTorch
5 6 (6.59%) scikit-learn
6 5 (5.49%) .NET
6 5 (5.49%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.49%) Node.js
7 4 (4.40%) .NET Core
7 4 (4.40%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (4.40%) Entity Framework
7 4 (4.40%) NumPy
7 4 (4.40%) PySpark
7 4 (4.40%) SciPy
8 3 (3.30%) Matplotlib
8 3 (3.30%) NetworkX
8 3 (3.30%) Shiny
8 3 (3.30%) SpaCy
8 3 (3.30%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.27%) Algorithms
2 19 (20.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.20%) Blog
4 2 (2.20%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.10%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.10%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.10%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.20%) Linux
2 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (53.85%) Data Science
2 43 (47.25%) Machine Learning
3 41 (45.05%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (37.36%) Visualisation
5 31 (34.07%) Analytics
6 30 (32.97%) Data Visualisation
6 30 (32.97%) Statistics
7 24 (26.37%) Computer Science
8 21 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (20.88%) Artificial Intelligence
9 19 (20.88%) ETL
9 19 (20.88%) Mathematics
10 18 (19.78%) Predictive Modelling
11 16 (17.58%) Neural Network
12 14 (15.38%) Reinforcement Learning
13 13 (14.29%) Data Modelling
14 12 (13.19%) Deep Learning
14 12 (13.19%) Scrum
14 12 (13.19%) Statistical Modelling
15 11 (12.09%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (93.41%) Python
2 47 (51.65%) SQL
3 19 (20.88%) Java
4 9 (9.89%) C#
4 9 (9.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 9 (9.89%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.79%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.59%) MATLAB
7 5 (5.49%) Go
8 4 (4.40%) Julia
9 3 (3.30%) PHP
9 3 (3.30%) Scala
9 3 (3.30%) VBA
10 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.10%) C++
10 1 (1.10%) Ruby
10 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.10%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (29.67%) Degree
2 25 (27.47%) PhD
3 7 (7.69%) Master's Degree
4 4 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.30%) CCIE
5 3 (3.30%) CCNP
5 3 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) Docker
2 2 (2.20%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.10%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) Terraform
2 4 (4.40%) Ansible
2 4 (4.40%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.30%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.30%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (3.30%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.79%) Databricks
3 3 (3.30%) Cisco
3 3 (3.30%) Cloudera
3 3 (3.30%) ExtraHop
3 3 (3.30%) F5
3 3 (3.30%) Informatica
3 3 (3.30%) Palo Alto
3 3 (3.30%) Radianz
3 3 (3.30%) SolarWinds
4 2 (2.20%) Foundry
4 2 (2.20%) Palantir
4 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.20%) VMware
5 1 (1.10%) Google
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle
5 1 (1.10%) Perforce
5 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.10%) Sage
5 1 (1.10%) SAP