Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 121 137 179
Rank change year-on-year +16 +42 +5
Permanent jobs citing R 150 80 142
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.43% 1.88% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.16% 2.93% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 108 76 133
10th Percentile £46,750 £47,500 £47,750
25th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £77,500 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.90% +6.90% +16.00%
75th Percentile £82,500 £88,125 £82,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £105,000 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £77,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year -12.90% +6.90% +15.08%

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 3,602 2,733 5,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 58.26% 64.15% 57.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3,221 2,492 4,646
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £42,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £102,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%

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 24 January 2022.

Salary histogram for R in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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.

1 137 (91.33%) Python
2 67 (44.67%) Analytics
3 60 (40.00%) SQL
4 58 (38.67%) C#
4 58 (38.67%) Data Science
5 54 (36.00%) MATLAB
6 45 (30.00%) C++
7 41 (27.33%) AWS
8 40 (26.67%) Machine Learning
9 39 (26.00%) Finance
9 39 (26.00%) Social Skills
10 35 (23.33%) Java
11 34 (22.67%) Statistics
11 34 (22.67%) Degree
12 33 (22.00%) Mathematics
12 33 (22.00%) Tableau
13 30 (20.00%) Scala
13 30 (20.00%) .NET
13 30 (20.00%) OOP
13 30 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (20.00%) Mentoring
14 29 (19.33%) SDLC
14 29 (19.33%) VB.NET
14 29 (19.33%) Ruby
15 28 (18.67%) OO
15 28 (18.67%) Computer Science
16 27 (18.00%) CRM
17 26 (17.33%) JavaScript
17 26 (17.33%) Perl
17 26 (17.33%) 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 12 (8.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.67%) SAS
3 3 (2.00%) Apache
4 2 (1.33%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.67%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.67%) Jupyter
Applications
1 22 (14.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.00%) SPSS
3 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) IBM Planning Analytics
Cloud Services
1 41 (27.33%) AWS
2 25 (16.67%) Power Platform
3 17 (11.33%) Azure
4 10 (6.67%) GitHub
5 5 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (3.33%) GCP
5 5 (3.33%) Serverless
6 4 (2.67%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 4 (2.67%) PaaS
6 4 (2.67%) SaaS
7 3 (2.00%) IaaS
8 2 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.33%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.33%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (1.33%) Microsoft 365
9 1 (0.67%) Azure App Service
9 1 (0.67%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.67%) dbt
9 1 (0.67%) Fivetran
9 1 (0.67%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.00%) Intranet
2 2 (1.33%) DSL
2 2 (1.33%) Firewall
2 2 (1.33%) Internet
2 2 (1.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.67%) LTE
3 1 (0.67%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.00%) Tableau
2 23 (15.33%) Power BI
3 21 (14.00%) Big Data
4 14 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 8 (5.33%) Data Mining
6 8 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (4.67%) Hadoop
7 7 (4.67%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (4.00%) Blockchain
9 5 (3.33%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.67%) QlikView
11 3 (2.00%) BigQuery
11 3 (2.00%) Text Mining
12 2 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.33%) Data Lake
12 2 (1.33%) Looker
12 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (1.33%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 10 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.00%) git-flow
3 2 (1.33%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.33%) JIRA
3 2 (1.33%) RStudio
3 2 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.67%) GitLab
General
1 39 (26.00%) Finance
1 39 (26.00%) Social Skills
2 21 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (10.67%) Marketing
4 12 (8.00%) Games
5 11 (7.33%) Advertising
5 11 (7.33%) Banking
6 7 (4.67%) Presentation Skills
7 6 (4.00%) Investment Banking
7 6 (4.00%) Legal
7 6 (4.00%) Publishing
8 5 (3.33%) Law
9 4 (2.67%) Telecoms
10 3 (2.00%) Retail
11 2 (1.33%) Local Government
12 1 (0.67%) Billing
12 1 (0.67%) Electronics
12 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (31.33%) Analyst
2 29 (19.33%) Developer
3 26 (17.33%) Software Developer
4 24 (16.00%) Data Scientist
5 22 (14.67%) Salesforce Developer
6 19 (12.67%) Qualitative Analyst
6 19 (12.67%) Quantitative Analyst
7 18 (12.00%) Data Engineer
8 16 (10.67%) Data Analyst
9 14 (9.33%) Software Engineer
10 12 (8.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 12 (8.00%) Senior Data Scientist
11 8 (5.33%) Salesforce Software Engineer
12 6 (4.00%) Architect
12 6 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 5 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
13 5 (3.33%) ETL Developer
13 5 (3.33%) Fund Data Analyst
13 5 (3.33%) Validation Analyst
13 5 (3.33%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.00%) .NET
2 8 (5.33%) TensorFlow
3 5 (3.33%) Anaconda
3 5 (3.33%) MXNet
3 5 (3.33%) Theano
4 4 (2.67%) Caffe
4 4 (2.67%) Torch
5 3 (2.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.00%) PyTorch
6 2 (1.33%) Apache Beam
6 2 (1.33%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.33%) Keras
6 2 (1.33%) LDAP
6 2 (1.33%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.33%) Shiny
6 2 (1.33%) XGBoost
7 1 (0.67%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.67%) NLTK
7 1 (0.67%) Pandas
7 1 (0.67%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.67%) Credit Risk
1 10 (6.67%) Social Media
2 7 (4.67%) Equities
2 7 (4.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (4.00%) Exotic Derivative
3 6 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.00%) Market Risk
4 5 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.67%) Marketing Technology
5 4 (2.67%) Mobile Games
6 3 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.00%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 2 (1.33%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.33%) NHS
7 2 (1.33%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.67%) Derivative
8 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.67%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.67%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.00%) Linux
2 2 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (44.67%) Analytics
2 58 (38.67%) Data Science
3 40 (26.67%) Machine Learning
4 34 (22.67%) Statistics
5 33 (22.00%) Mathematics
6 30 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 30 (20.00%) OOP
7 29 (19.33%) SDLC
8 28 (18.67%) Computer Science
8 28 (18.67%) OO
9 27 (18.00%) CRM
10 24 (16.00%) Visualisation
11 23 (15.33%) Physics
12 22 (14.67%) ETL
13 21 (14.00%) Deep Learning
14 18 (12.00%) Data Analytics
15 17 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
17 14 (9.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (91.33%) Python
2 60 (40.00%) SQL
3 58 (38.67%) C#
4 54 (36.00%) MATLAB
5 45 (30.00%) C++
6 35 (23.33%) Java
7 30 (20.00%) Scala
8 29 (19.33%) Ruby
8 29 (19.33%) VB.NET
9 26 (17.33%) Apple Swift
9 26 (17.33%) Dart
9 26 (17.33%) JavaScript
9 26 (17.33%) Kotlin
9 26 (17.33%) Objective-C
9 26 (17.33%) Pascal
9 26 (17.33%) Perl
9 26 (17.33%) PHP
10 13 (8.67%) VBA
11 5 (3.33%) Bash
12 2 (1.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 34 (22.67%) Degree
2 25 (16.67%) PhD
3 10 (6.67%) Master's Degree
4 6 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.33%) CEH
5 2 (1.33%) CISSP
5 2 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.33%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 6 (4.00%) EMIR
2 6 (4.00%) MiFID
2 6 (4.00%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) GDPR
3 1 (0.67%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 3 (2.00%) Docker
2 2 (1.33%) Samba
3 1 (0.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.00%) Kubeflow
1 6 (4.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.33%) Ambari
2 2 (1.33%) Ansible
2 2 (1.33%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.33%) Terraform
2 2 (1.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 26 (17.33%) Salesforce.com
2 18 (12.00%) Alteryx
3 11 (7.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.00%) Informatica
5 7 (4.67%) Talend
6 4 (2.67%) Facebook
7 3 (2.00%) Databricks
7 3 (2.00%) Google
7 3 (2.00%) SAP
8 2 (1.33%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.33%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.33%) Oracle
8 2 (1.33%) VMware
9 1 (0.67%) Cognos
9 1 (0.67%) IBM
9 1 (0.67%) MuleSoft