Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 174 175 177
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +54
Permanent jobs citing R 141 160 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.55% 1.57% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.71% 2.49% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 129 142 164
City of London median annual salary £72,500 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.83% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £47,500 £28,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £102,000 £102,500 £102,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £63,000 £68,500
% change year-on-year +15.08% -8.03% +14.17%

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 5,198 6,418 6,097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 57.21% 62.92% 58.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4,555 5,826 5,487
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,250 £39,900
90th Percentile £102,500 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +4.35%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing R as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing R in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 January 2020.

Salary histogram for R in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 126 (89.36%) Python
2 80 (56.74%) SQL
3 70 (49.65%) Analytics
4 67 (47.52%) Finance
5 61 (43.26%) Machine Learning
6 59 (41.84%) Business Intelligence
7 51 (36.17%) Data Science
8 48 (34.04%) C#
9 45 (31.91%) Degree
10 39 (27.66%) Power BI
10 39 (27.66%) Power Platform
11 36 (25.53%) Computer Science
12 33 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
13 32 (22.70%) Mathematics
13 32 (22.70%) C++
14 29 (20.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 29 (20.57%) Tableau
15 28 (19.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 28 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (18.44%) ETL
16 26 (18.44%) Visualisation
17 24 (17.02%) MATLAB
17 24 (17.02%) PhD
17 24 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
17 24 (17.02%) Data Analysis
17 24 (17.02%) Data Visualisation
18 23 (16.31%) Statistics
19 22 (15.60%) Banking
19 22 (15.60%) Data Modelling
20 21 (14.89%) Microsoft

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 11 (7.80%) Apache Spark
2 7 (4.96%) SAS
3 5 (3.55%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.71%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.71%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.71%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (11.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.13%) Chatbot
2 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.71%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 39 (27.66%) Power Platform
2 21 (14.89%) Azure
3 13 (9.22%) AWS
4 10 (7.09%) GCP
5 5 (3.55%) Google Analytics
6 4 (2.84%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (2.84%) GitHub
6 4 (2.84%) SaaS
7 2 (1.42%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (1.42%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.42%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.71%) Amazon SageMaker
8 1 (0.71%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.13%) HTTP
2 1 (0.71%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (27.66%) Power BI
2 29 (20.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (19.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 24 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (11.35%) SQL Server
6 15 (10.64%) Big Data
7 14 (9.93%) NoSQL
8 13 (9.22%) Data Mining
8 13 (9.22%) Hadoop
8 13 (9.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (6.38%) MySQL
10 7 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (4.96%) Relational Database
11 6 (4.26%) MongoDB
12 5 (3.55%) Geospatial Data
12 5 (3.55%) GIS
12 5 (3.55%) QGIS
13 4 (2.84%) Apache Hive
13 4 (2.84%) Looker
13 4 (2.84%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 12 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (7.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (4.96%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.84%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.13%) Moq
5 3 (2.13%) NUnit
5 3 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (2.13%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.13%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.42%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.42%) JIRA
7 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 67 (47.52%) Finance
2 22 (15.60%) Banking
3 20 (14.18%) Marketing
4 14 (9.93%) Advertising
5 6 (4.26%) Publishing
5 6 (4.26%) Retail
6 5 (3.55%) Retail Banking
6 5 (3.55%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.84%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.84%) Front Office
8 3 (2.13%) Games
9 2 (1.42%) Electronics
9 2 (1.42%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.42%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.71%) Automotive
10 1 (0.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (19.15%) Developer
2 25 (17.73%) Analyst
3 23 (16.31%) Data Scientist
4 14 (9.93%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 10 (7.09%) Actuarial Developer
5 10 (7.09%) Actuarial Systems Developer
5 10 (7.09%) Qualitative Analyst
5 10 (7.09%) Quantitative Analyst
5 10 (7.09%) Systems Developer
6 9 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 9 (6.38%) Technical Leader
7 8 (5.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (5.67%) Senior Data Scientist
8 6 (4.26%) Architect
8 6 (4.26%) Data Engineer
8 6 (4.26%) Head of Analytics
8 6 (4.26%) Head of Data Analytics
8 6 (4.26%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 6 (4.26%) Pricing Developer
9 5 (3.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.89%) Natural Language Processing
2 10 (7.09%) MDX
2 10 (7.09%) TensorFlow
3 8 (5.67%) .NET
4 7 (4.96%) Django
5 6 (4.26%) HTML
5 6 (4.26%) Node.js
6 5 (3.55%) CSS
6 5 (3.55%) D3.js
6 5 (3.55%) Keras
6 5 (3.55%) Leaflet
7 4 (2.84%) Flask
7 4 (2.84%) PyTorch
7 4 (2.84%) RESTful
7 4 (2.84%) XML
8 3 (2.13%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (2.13%) NumPy
8 3 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (2.13%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (14.89%) Algorithms
3 18 (12.77%) Credit Risk
4 16 (11.35%) Management Information System
5 14 (9.93%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (8.51%) Market Risk
7 10 (7.09%) Equities
7 10 (7.09%) Exotic Derivative
7 10 (7.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (6.38%) Cloud Native
9 5 (3.55%) User Experience
10 4 (2.84%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.42%) Derivative
11 2 (1.42%) Fixed Income
11 2 (1.42%) Reference Data
11 2 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (0.71%) Blog
12 1 (0.71%) Mashup
12 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.71%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.67%) Linux
2 3 (2.13%) Unix
3 1 (0.71%) Android
3 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (49.65%) Analytics
2 61 (43.26%) Machine Learning
3 59 (41.84%) Business Intelligence
4 51 (36.17%) Data Science
5 36 (25.53%) Computer Science
6 32 (22.70%) Mathematics
7 28 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (18.44%) ETL
8 26 (18.44%) Visualisation
9 24 (17.02%) Data Analysis
9 24 (17.02%) Data Visualisation
10 23 (16.31%) Statistics
11 22 (15.60%) Data Modelling
12 19 (13.48%) Fintech
13 15 (10.64%) Physics
14 14 (9.93%) Artificial Intelligence
14 14 (9.93%) Configuration Management
14 14 (9.93%) Data Analytics
15 13 (9.22%) DevOps
16 12 (8.51%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (89.36%) Python
2 80 (56.74%) SQL
3 48 (34.04%) C#
4 32 (22.70%) C++
5 24 (17.02%) MATLAB
6 16 (11.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 13 (9.22%) JavaScript
7 13 (9.22%) T-SQL
7 13 (9.22%) VBA
8 12 (8.51%) Scala
9 10 (7.09%) Java
10 5 (3.55%) C
11 4 (2.84%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.84%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.84%) VB
12 2 (1.42%) Go
12 2 (1.42%) Julia
12 2 (1.42%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.42%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.42%) VB6
Qualifications
1 45 (31.91%) Degree
2 24 (17.02%) PhD
3 15 (10.64%) Master's Degree
4 6 (4.26%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (2.13%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.09%) Dodd-Frank
1 10 (7.09%) EMIR
1 10 (7.09%) MiFID
2 2 (1.42%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (8.51%) Docker
2 3 (2.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.67%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.84%) Ansible
2 4 (2.84%) Kibana
3 2 (1.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (20.57%) Tableau
2 21 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.38%) Google
3 9 (6.38%) RedGate
4 7 (4.96%) Alteryx
5 6 (4.26%) Oracle
6 5 (3.55%) Mapbox
6 5 (3.55%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (2.13%) SAP
8 2 (1.42%) MapR
9 1 (0.71%) Alias
9 1 (0.71%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.71%) IBM
9 1 (0.71%) Informatica
9 1 (0.71%) Netezza
9 1 (0.71%) Pega
9 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.71%) Snowplow
9 1 (0.71%) Sybase
9 1 (0.71%) Teradata