Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 266 248
Rank change year-on-year +95 -18 +50
Permanent jobs citing R 172 84 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.68% 0.72% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.95% 1.24% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 160 69 150
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £59,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.64% +9.77% -14.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £31,250 £32,675
90th Percentile £102,625 £91,000 £85,125
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £61,250
% change year-on-year +13.04% -6.12% +2.08%

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 5821 6798 9285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 56.85% 58.16% 55.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5337 6275 8183
City of London median annual salary £61,000 £57,604 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.90% +0.18% +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,400 £37,500 £34,800
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for R in the City of London

R
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the City of London region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 1 £55,000 -
R
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for R.

1 122 (70.93%) Python
2 104 (60.47%) SQL
3 81 (47.09%) Analytics
4 66 (38.37%) Machine Learning
5 63 (36.63%) Finance
6 54 (31.40%) Mathematics
7 52 (30.23%) C#
8 49 (28.49%) Degree
9 47 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (27.33%) MATLAB
10 44 (25.58%) SQL Server
10 44 (25.58%) Big Data
11 43 (25.00%) Hadoop
12 42 (24.42%) Visualisation
12 42 (24.42%) Java
12 42 (24.42%) Data Warehouse
12 42 (24.42%) Analytical Skills
13 41 (23.84%) ETL
13 41 (23.84%) Business Intelligence
14 40 (23.26%) Tableau
15 38 (22.09%) C++
15 38 (22.09%) .NET
16 35 (20.35%) SAS
16 35 (20.35%) Amazon AWS
17 34 (19.77%) Microsoft
18 32 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 32 (18.60%) Algorithms
19 30 (17.44%) Data Visualisation
20 29 (16.86%) Apache Spark
20 29 (16.86%) Coaching

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 35 (20.35%) SAS
2 29 (16.86%) Apache Spark
3 6 (3.49%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.16%) Apache
4 2 (1.16%) Jetty
4 2 (1.16%) nginx
5 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.58%) Jupyter
Applications
1 14 (8.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (6.98%) SPSS
3 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 35 (20.35%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (15.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (12.21%) Azure Machine Learning
4 4 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.33%) GitHub
4 4 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.33%) OpenShift
4 4 (2.33%) SaaS
5 2 (1.16%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.16%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (1.16%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.16%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.16%) CloudFront
5 2 (1.16%) Route 53
5 2 (1.16%) Serverless
5 2 (1.16%) Slack
5 2 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.74%) Network Security
2 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (25.58%) Big Data
1 44 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 43 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 42 (24.42%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (16.28%) Data Mining
6 27 (15.70%) Power BI
7 25 (14.53%) Amazon Redshift
8 21 (12.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (11.05%) Amazon RDS
9 19 (11.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (10.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (8.72%) Apache Hive
11 15 (8.72%) SQL Server 2016
12 14 (8.14%) Relational Database
13 13 (7.56%) MongoDB
13 13 (7.56%) QlikView
14 12 (6.98%) NoSQL
15 11 (6.40%) MySQL
16 10 (5.81%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (5.23%) Subversion
2 8 (4.65%) RStudio
2 8 (4.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (3.49%) JIRA
4 4 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.33%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (1.74%) Gradle
5 3 (1.74%) Selenium
6 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.16%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.58%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.58%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.58%) Maven
7 1 (0.58%) Phabricator
7 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 63 (36.63%) Finance
2 27 (15.70%) Front Office
3 18 (10.47%) Banking
4 12 (6.98%) Advertising
4 12 (6.98%) Retail
5 10 (5.81%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.91%) Marketing
7 3 (1.74%) Games
8 2 (1.16%) International Banking
8 2 (1.16%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Automotive
9 1 (0.58%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.58%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (30.81%) Data Scientist
2 42 (24.42%) Developer
3 35 (20.35%) Analyst
4 21 (12.21%) Qualitative Analyst
4 21 (12.21%) Quantitative Analyst
5 16 (9.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 11 (6.40%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 11 (6.40%) Consultant
6 11 (6.40%) Senior Data Scientist
7 9 (5.23%) SQL Developer
8 8 (4.65%) Architect
8 8 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 8 (4.65%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.65%) SSAS Developer
8 8 (4.65%) SSIS Developer
9 7 (4.07%) Azure Consultant
9 7 (4.07%) Software Developer
9 7 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.07%) SSIS Consultant
9 7 (4.07%) SSRS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (22.09%) .NET
2 24 (13.95%) ASP.NET
3 9 (5.23%) Middleware
4 8 (4.65%) NumPy
5 7 (4.07%) HTML
5 7 (4.07%) JSON
5 7 (4.07%) Natural Language Processing
5 7 (4.07%) React
6 6 (3.49%) CSS
6 6 (3.49%) Kafka
6 6 (3.49%) XML
7 5 (2.91%) Web Services
8 4 (2.33%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.33%) GraphX
8 4 (2.33%) MLlib
8 4 (2.33%) Pandas
8 4 (2.33%) scikit-learn
9 3 (1.74%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.74%) Node.js
9 3 (1.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (24.42%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (18.60%) Algorithms
3 22 (12.79%) Computer Science
4 18 (10.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (9.30%) Credit Risk
5 16 (9.30%) Fintech
6 12 (6.98%) Market Risk
7 9 (5.23%) Equities
7 9 (5.23%) Hedge funds
8 8 (4.65%) Data Structures
8 8 (4.65%) Virtual Team
9 5 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.74%) Robotics
11 2 (1.16%) Derivative
11 2 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.58%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.58%) Grid Computing
12 1 (0.58%) Life Science
12 1 (0.58%) Mobile Games
12 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.23%) Linux
2 5 (2.91%) Unix
3 2 (1.16%) Windows
4 1 (0.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (47.09%) Analytics
2 66 (38.37%) Machine Learning
3 54 (31.40%) Mathematics
4 47 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (24.42%) Visualisation
6 41 (23.84%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (23.84%) ETL
7 30 (17.44%) Data Visualisation
8 29 (16.86%) Coaching
9 28 (16.28%) Statistics
9 28 (16.28%) Validation
10 27 (15.70%) Data Analytics
11 21 (12.21%) Dimensional Modelling
12 20 (11.63%) Data Modelling
13 19 (11.05%) Presales
13 19 (11.05%) Risk Management
14 18 (10.47%) E-Commerce
14 18 (10.47%) Financial Modelling
14 18 (10.47%) Physics
15 17 (9.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (70.93%) Python
2 104 (60.47%) SQL
3 52 (30.23%) C#
4 47 (27.33%) MATLAB
5 42 (24.42%) Java
6 38 (22.09%) C++
7 25 (14.53%) Scala
7 25 (14.53%) T-SQL
8 13 (7.56%) C
9 11 (6.40%) JavaScript
10 10 (5.81%) VBA
11 5 (2.91%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 4 (2.33%) Go
12 4 (2.33%) VB
13 3 (1.74%) Fortran
13 3 (1.74%) HiveQL
13 3 (1.74%) Julia
14 2 (1.16%) Perl
14 2 (1.16%) PHP
14 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (28.49%) Degree
2 24 (13.95%) PhD
3 16 (9.30%) Master's Degree
4 4 (2.33%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.40%) MiFID
2 9 (5.23%) Data Quality
2 9 (5.23%) Dodd-Frank
2 9 (5.23%) EMIR
3 5 (2.91%) Basel III
4 2 (1.16%) QA
5 1 (0.58%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.58%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (5.23%) Docker
2 7 (4.07%) HDFS
3 2 (1.16%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.16%) Terraform
2 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.58%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 40 (23.26%) Tableau
2 34 (19.77%) Microsoft
3 21 (12.21%) Alteryx
4 15 (8.72%) Oracle
5 9 (5.23%) SAP
5 9 (5.23%) Teradata
6 5 (2.91%) Google
7 4 (2.33%) Bloomberg
7 4 (2.33%) FactSet
7 4 (2.33%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (2.33%) Talend
8 3 (1.74%) Capita
8 3 (1.74%) IBM
9 2 (1.16%) Databricks
9 2 (1.16%) Datameer
9 2 (1.16%) Minitab
10 1 (0.58%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.58%) Netezza
10 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.58%) Vertica