Period
to 18 November 2019

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 18 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 169 192 172
Rank change year-on-year +23 -20 +102
Permanent jobs citing R 177 168 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.78% 1.52% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.00% 2.45% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 155 155 159
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +19.66%
10th Percentile £43,750 £28,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £96,500 £102,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +17.39%

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 5,894 6,865 5,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.17% 62.11% 56.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5,128 6,245 5,308
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +7.44% +4.31%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £69,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +6.15% +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 18 November 2019.

Salary histogram for R in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, 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.

1 151 (85.31%) Python
2 108 (61.02%) SQL
3 93 (52.54%) Finance
4 90 (50.85%) Business Intelligence
5 84 (47.46%) Analytics
6 71 (40.11%) Power BI
6 71 (40.11%) Power Platform
7 66 (37.29%) Analytical Skills
8 61 (34.46%) Data Science
9 55 (31.07%) Machine Learning
10 52 (29.38%) Degree
10 52 (29.38%) C#
11 47 (26.55%) SQL Server
11 47 (26.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 46 (25.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 43 (24.29%) Tableau
14 42 (23.73%) Mathematics
15 39 (22.03%) Computer Science
15 39 (22.03%) Banking
16 37 (20.90%) Visualisation
17 35 (19.77%) Azure
18 33 (18.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 33 (18.64%) ETL
19 31 (17.51%) Statistics
20 29 (16.38%) C++
20 29 (16.38%) Data Analysis
21 28 (15.82%) Marketing
21 28 (15.82%) Big Data
21 28 (15.82%) Data Visualisation
22 27 (15.25%) Agile Software Development

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 14 (7.91%) SAS
2 10 (5.65%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.08%) Apache Spark
4 7 (3.95%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.56%) R Markdown
Applications
1 14 (7.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.82%) SPSS
3 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.13%) Stata
5 1 (0.56%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.56%) EViews
Cloud Services
1 71 (40.11%) Power Platform
2 35 (19.77%) Azure
3 10 (5.65%) AWS
4 9 (5.08%) GCP
4 9 (5.08%) Google Analytics
5 4 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.26%) GitHub
6 2 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (0.56%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.56%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (40.11%) Power BI
2 47 (26.55%) SQL Server
2 47 (26.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 46 (25.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (18.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (15.82%) Big Data
6 24 (13.56%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (11.30%) Hadoop
8 16 (9.04%) NoSQL
9 11 (6.21%) Data Mining
10 9 (5.08%) Data Lake
10 9 (5.08%) GIS
11 8 (4.52%) MySQL
12 7 (3.95%) Geospatial Data
12 7 (3.95%) Looker
12 7 (3.95%) QGIS
13 5 (2.82%) MongoDB
13 5 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (2.82%) QlikView
13 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.95%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.82%) Bitbucket
3 4 (2.26%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.56%) JIRA
5 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 93 (52.54%) Finance
2 39 (22.03%) Banking
3 28 (15.82%) Marketing
4 12 (6.78%) Advertising
5 8 (4.52%) Retail
6 7 (3.95%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.39%) Publishing
8 5 (2.82%) Retail Banking
9 4 (2.26%) Financial Institution
9 4 (2.26%) Law
10 2 (1.13%) Electronics
10 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.13%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.56%) Front Office
11 1 (0.56%) Games
11 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (28.81%) Developer
2 32 (18.08%) Data Scientist
3 25 (14.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 24 (13.56%) Analyst
5 14 (7.91%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 12 (6.78%) Junior
7 11 (6.21%) Actuarial Developer
7 11 (6.21%) Actuarial Systems Developer
7 11 (6.21%) Systems Developer
8 10 (5.65%) Head of Business Intelligence
8 10 (5.65%) Power BI Developer
8 10 (5.65%) Senior Data Scientist
9 8 (4.52%) Qualitative Analyst
9 8 (4.52%) Quantitative Analyst
10 7 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 7 (3.95%) Data Visualisation Developer
10 7 (3.95%) Machine Learning Scientist
10 7 (3.95%) Pricing Developer
10 7 (3.95%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (3.95%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.43%) Natural Language Processing
2 8 (4.52%) TensorFlow
3 7 (3.95%) .NET
3 7 (3.95%) D3.js
3 7 (3.95%) Leaflet
3 7 (3.95%) Node.js
4 6 (3.39%) HTML
4 6 (3.39%) RESTful
5 5 (2.82%) CSS
5 5 (2.82%) Django
6 4 (2.26%) Flask
6 4 (2.26%) Web Services
7 3 (1.69%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.69%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.13%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.13%) jQuery
8 2 (1.13%) Keras
8 2 (1.13%) XML
9 1 (0.56%) MXNet
9 1 (0.56%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 66 (37.29%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (12.99%) Management Information System
3 19 (10.73%) Algorithms
3 19 (10.73%) Credit Risk
4 12 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (6.21%) Market Risk
6 9 (5.08%) Cloud Native
6 9 (5.08%) Equities
6 9 (5.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (4.52%) Exotic Derivative
7 8 (4.52%) User Experience
8 5 (2.82%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.13%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.13%) Derivative
9 2 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.13%) Social Network
10 1 (0.56%) Blog
10 1 (0.56%) Mashup
10 1 (0.56%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.56%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.65%) Linux
2 4 (2.26%) Windows
2 4 (2.26%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.69%) Unix
4 1 (0.56%) Android
4 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (50.85%) Business Intelligence
2 84 (47.46%) Analytics
3 61 (34.46%) Data Science
4 55 (31.07%) Machine Learning
5 42 (23.73%) Mathematics
6 39 (22.03%) Computer Science
7 37 (20.90%) Visualisation
8 33 (18.64%) ETL
9 31 (17.51%) Statistics
10 29 (16.38%) Data Analysis
11 28 (15.82%) Data Visualisation
12 27 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (15.25%) Data Modelling
13 24 (13.56%) Fintech
14 18 (10.17%) Artificial Intelligence
14 18 (10.17%) Data Architecture
14 18 (10.17%) Physics
14 18 (10.17%) Statistical Modelling
15 15 (8.47%) Configuration Management
16 14 (7.91%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 151 (85.31%) Python
2 108 (61.02%) SQL
3 52 (29.38%) C#
4 29 (16.38%) C++
5 21 (11.86%) MATLAB
5 21 (11.86%) Scala
6 19 (10.73%) JavaScript
7 18 (10.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 16 (9.04%) T-SQL
9 13 (7.34%) C
9 13 (7.34%) VBA
10 10 (5.65%) Java
11 4 (2.26%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.26%) VB
12 2 (1.13%) HiveQL
12 2 (1.13%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.56%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.56%) F#
13 1 (0.56%) Go
Qualifications
1 52 (29.38%) Degree
2 22 (12.43%) PhD
3 10 (5.65%) Master's Degree
4 5 (2.82%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.52%) Dodd-Frank
1 8 (4.52%) EMIR
1 8 (4.52%) MiFID
2 7 (3.95%) QA
3 2 (1.13%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.56%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 8 (4.52%) Docker
2 4 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.26%) Ansible
1 4 (2.26%) Kibana
1 4 (2.26%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.69%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 43 (24.29%) Tableau
2 25 (14.12%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.34%) Google
4 8 (4.52%) Alteryx
5 7 (3.95%) Mapbox
5 7 (3.95%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle
6 3 (1.69%) Solace
7 2 (1.13%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.13%) Informatica
7 2 (1.13%) MapR
7 2 (1.13%) Netezza
7 2 (1.13%) SAP
8 1 (0.56%) Birst
8 1 (0.56%) Databricks
8 1 (0.56%) IBM
8 1 (0.56%) Pega
8 1 (0.56%) RedGate
8 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.56%) Snowplow