Period
to 28 March 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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 176 167 171
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4 +16
Permanent jobs citing R 124 178 174
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.41% 1.73% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.53% 2.78% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 117 165 159
Median annual salary £70,000 £58,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.69% -17.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £47,500 £28,750 £39,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £102,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69% -

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 4,902 6,395 6,329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 55.63% 62.03% 59.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4,348 5,742 5,664
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 £39,150
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 28 March 2020.

Salary histogram for R in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 116 (93.55%) Python
2 70 (56.45%) SQL
3 59 (47.58%) Machine Learning
4 54 (43.55%) Analytics
5 52 (41.94%) Finance
6 51 (41.13%) Data Science
7 46 (37.10%) Business Intelligence
8 36 (29.03%) Degree
9 33 (26.61%) Mathematics
10 32 (25.81%) C#
10 32 (25.81%) Power Platform
10 32 (25.81%) Power BI
11 27 (21.77%) Computer Science
12 26 (20.97%) PhD
13 24 (19.35%) Azure
13 24 (19.35%) Algorithms
14 23 (18.55%) MATLAB
15 22 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (16.94%) Data Warehouse
16 21 (16.94%) ETL
16 21 (16.94%) Microsoft
16 21 (16.94%) Tableau
16 21 (16.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 20 (16.13%) NoSQL
17 20 (16.13%) DevOps
18 19 (15.32%) Marketing
19 18 (14.52%) C++
19 18 (14.52%) Java
20 17 (13.71%) Data Modelling

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 13 (10.48%) Apache Spark
2 7 (5.65%) Apache Airflow
3 5 (4.03%) SAS
4 4 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.61%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.81%) Apache
6 1 (0.81%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.81%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.61%) Chatbot
3 2 (1.61%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 32 (25.81%) Power Platform
2 24 (19.35%) Azure
3 13 (10.48%) AWS
4 7 (5.65%) GCP
5 5 (4.03%) Google Analytics
6 3 (2.42%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (2.42%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (2.42%) SaaS
7 2 (1.61%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.61%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.81%) Amazon SageMaker
8 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (25.81%) Power BI
2 21 (16.94%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (16.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (16.13%) NoSQL
4 17 (13.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (11.29%) Big Data
6 13 (10.48%) Hadoop
6 13 (10.48%) SQL Server
7 12 (9.68%) Relational Database
8 9 (7.26%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (7.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (6.45%) Looker
10 7 (5.65%) Apache Hive
10 7 (5.65%) PowerPivot
11 6 (4.84%) MongoDB
11 6 (4.84%) MySQL
11 6 (4.84%) Neo4j
12 5 (4.03%) Data Mining
13 4 (3.23%) OLAP
13 4 (3.23%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 14 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (9.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (5.65%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.03%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.23%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.23%) Flyway
5 4 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.23%) Liquibase
6 3 (2.42%) Moq
6 3 (2.42%) NUnit
6 3 (2.42%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.42%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.42%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.61%) JIRA
7 2 (1.61%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.61%) PyCharm
7 2 (1.61%) RStudio
7 2 (1.61%) Subversion
7 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (0.81%) Bitbucket
General
1 52 (41.94%) Finance
2 19 (15.32%) Marketing
3 10 (8.06%) Banking
4 8 (6.45%) Advertising
5 6 (4.84%) Retail
6 4 (3.23%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.23%) Front Office
6 4 (3.23%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.61%) Electronics
7 2 (1.61%) Games
7 2 (1.61%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.61%) Law
7 2 (1.61%) Legal
7 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.61%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.61%) Publishing
8 1 (0.81%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (22.58%) Data Scientist
2 23 (18.55%) Analyst
3 14 (11.29%) Senior Data Scientist
4 13 (10.48%) Data Engineer
4 13 (10.48%) Developer
5 9 (7.26%) Architect
5 9 (7.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 9 (7.26%) Technical Leader
6 8 (6.45%) Python Developer
7 7 (5.65%) Head of Analytics
7 7 (5.65%) Head of Data Analytics
7 7 (5.65%) Qualitative Analyst
7 7 (5.65%) Quantitative Analyst
8 6 (4.84%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 6 (4.84%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 5 (4.03%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) Junior
10 4 (3.23%) Azure Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) Data Analyst
10 4 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.71%) Natural Language Processing
2 12 (9.68%) MDX
3 10 (8.06%) TensorFlow
4 9 (7.26%) .NET
5 5 (4.03%) Django
5 5 (4.03%) scikit-learn
6 4 (3.23%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.23%) Apache NiFi
6 4 (3.23%) Keras
6 4 (3.23%) Pandas
6 4 (3.23%) PyTorch
6 4 (3.23%) React
6 4 (3.23%) Vue.js
7 3 (2.42%) .NET Core
7 3 (2.42%) Angular 2
7 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.42%) Kafka
7 3 (2.42%) NumPy
7 3 (2.42%) RESTful
7 3 (2.42%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.35%) Algorithms
2 22 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.06%) Credit Risk
4 8 (6.45%) Market Risk
5 7 (5.65%) Equities
5 7 (5.65%) Exotic Derivative
5 7 (5.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (4.03%) Derivative
6 5 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (4.03%) Hedge funds
6 5 (4.03%) User Experience
7 4 (3.23%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.61%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.61%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.81%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.81%) Robotics
10 1 (0.81%) Social Media
10 1 (0.81%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.84%) Linux
2 3 (2.42%) Unix
3 1 (0.81%) Windows
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (47.58%) Machine Learning
2 54 (43.55%) Analytics
3 51 (41.13%) Data Science
4 46 (37.10%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (26.61%) Mathematics
6 27 (21.77%) Computer Science
7 22 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (16.94%) ETL
9 20 (16.13%) DevOps
10 17 (13.71%) Data Analytics
10 17 (13.71%) Data Modelling
11 16 (12.90%) Data Analysis
12 15 (12.10%) Physics
12 15 (12.10%) Visualisation
13 14 (11.29%) Artificial Intelligence
13 14 (11.29%) Decision-Making
13 14 (11.29%) Statistics
14 13 (10.48%) Fintech
15 12 (9.68%) Data Engineering
15 12 (9.68%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 116 (93.55%) Python
2 70 (56.45%) SQL
3 32 (25.81%) C#
4 23 (18.55%) MATLAB
5 18 (14.52%) C++
5 18 (14.52%) Java
6 14 (11.29%) T-SQL
7 13 (10.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 13 (10.48%) Scala
8 11 (8.87%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.03%) Julia
9 5 (4.03%) TypeScript
10 4 (3.23%) C
10 4 (3.23%) VBA
11 3 (2.42%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.42%) Go
11 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.42%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.42%) VB
12 2 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (29.03%) Degree
2 26 (20.97%) PhD
3 14 (11.29%) Master's Degree
4 6 (4.84%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (2.42%) CFA
6 2 (1.61%) CISM
6 2 (1.61%) CISSP
7 1 (0.81%) CISA
7 1 (0.81%) CRISC
7 1 (0.81%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.65%) Dodd-Frank
1 7 (5.65%) EMIR
1 7 (5.65%) MiFID
2 3 (2.42%) COBIT
2 3 (2.42%) NIST
3 2 (1.61%) QA
4 1 (0.81%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.81%) ITGC
System Software
1 16 (12.90%) Docker
2 4 (3.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (8.87%) Kubernetes
2 9 (7.26%) Terraform
3 4 (3.23%) Kibana
4 1 (0.81%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (16.94%) Microsoft
1 21 (16.94%) Tableau
2 9 (7.26%) RedGate
3 7 (5.65%) Google
4 5 (4.03%) Oracle
5 4 (3.23%) SnapLogic
6 3 (2.42%) SAP
7 2 (1.61%) Alias
7 2 (1.61%) Databricks
8 1 (0.81%) Adobe
8 1 (0.81%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.81%) Dataiku
8 1 (0.81%) Facebook
8 1 (0.81%) Informatica
8 1 (0.81%) Snowplow
8 1 (0.81%) Sybase
8 1 (0.81%) Talend
8 1 (0.81%) Teradata