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

R
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 128 168 196
Rank change year-on-year +40 +28 -7
Permanent jobs citing R 66 189 171
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.81% 1.88% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.94% 3.14% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 71 171 158
Median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £47,500 £38,750 £30,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £86,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £73,500 £66,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year +10.94% +1.92% -3.70%

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 2,247 6,019 6,900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 61.48% 59.80% 62.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2,024 5,271 6,300
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £40,475
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +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 October 2020.

Salary histogram for R in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 55 (83.33%) Python
2 40 (60.61%) Data Science
3 30 (45.45%) Analytics
4 29 (43.94%) Machine Learning
5 27 (40.91%) Statistics
6 26 (39.39%) SQL
6 26 (39.39%) Finance
7 25 (37.88%) Degree
7 25 (37.88%) Hadoop
8 24 (36.36%) Apache Spark
8 24 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (34.85%) Tableau
9 23 (34.85%) Power Platform
9 23 (34.85%) Power BI
10 22 (33.33%) Big Data
10 22 (33.33%) Azure
11 21 (31.82%) Visualisation
12 20 (30.30%) Artificial Intelligence
13 18 (27.27%) Data Visualisation
14 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
15 16 (24.24%) Algorithms
16 15 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (22.73%) Natural Language Processing
16 15 (22.73%) Neural Network
17 14 (21.21%) Banking
17 14 (21.21%) Computer Science
17 14 (21.21%) Java
17 14 (21.21%) AWS
17 14 (21.21%) TensorFlow

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 24 (36.36%) Apache Spark
2 11 (16.67%) SAS
3 7 (10.61%) Apache
4 5 (7.58%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.06%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (12.12%) Stata
2 6 (9.09%) SPSS
3 4 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (3.03%) EViews
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (34.85%) Power Platform
2 22 (33.33%) Azure
3 14 (21.21%) AWS
4 10 (15.15%) GCP
5 3 (4.55%) Amazon S3
5 3 (4.55%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (3.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (3.03%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (3.03%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (3.03%) Amazon SageMaker
6 2 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.03%) Logic Apps
6 2 (3.03%) Serverless
7 1 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.52%) IaaS
7 1 (1.52%) PaaS
7 1 (1.52%) PowerApps
7 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (37.88%) Hadoop
2 23 (34.85%) Power BI
2 23 (34.85%) Tableau
3 22 (33.33%) Big Data
4 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
5 10 (15.15%) NoSQL
6 8 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (7.58%) Data Lake
7 5 (7.58%) Data Mining
7 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (6.06%) Apache Hive
8 4 (6.06%) HBase
8 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
8 4 (6.06%) Parquet
8 4 (6.06%) Presto
8 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (6.06%) Sqoop
9 3 (4.55%) HDInsight
9 3 (4.55%) Redis
10 2 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.58%) JIRA
3 3 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (4.55%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.52%) Hudson
4 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.52%) RStudio
4 1 (1.52%) Subversion
4 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (39.39%) Finance
2 14 (21.21%) Banking
3 11 (16.67%) Front Office
4 6 (9.09%) Advertising
5 4 (6.06%) Games
5 4 (6.06%) Marketing
6 2 (3.03%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.03%) Retail
7 1 (1.52%) Law
7 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Data Scientist
2 15 (22.73%) Developer
3 8 (12.12%) Data Manager
3 8 (12.12%) Senior Manager
4 7 (10.61%) Data Science Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Clinical Statistician
5 6 (9.09%) Data Science Director
5 6 (9.09%) Statistician
6 5 (7.58%) Data Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Senior Data Scientist
6 5 (7.58%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Angular Developer
7 3 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.55%) C# Developer - Commodities
7 3 (4.55%) Data Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) Natural Language Processing
2 14 (21.21%) TensorFlow
3 12 (18.18%) Keras
4 11 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 10 (15.15%) PyTorch
6 9 (13.64%) Node.js
6 9 (13.64%) NumPy
6 9 (13.64%) SciPy
7 8 (12.12%) Matplotlib
7 8 (12.12%) NetworkX
7 8 (12.12%) Pandas
7 8 (12.12%) PySpark
7 8 (12.12%) scikit-learn
7 8 (12.12%) Shiny
7 8 (12.12%) SpaCy
7 8 (12.12%) XGBoost
8 7 (10.61%) .NET
8 7 (10.61%) React
8 7 (10.61%) Spring
9 6 (9.09%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Algorithms
2 15 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.09%) Market Risk
4 2 (3.03%) Blog
5 1 (1.52%) Bitcoin
5 1 (1.52%) Exotic Derivative
5 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.52%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Unix
2 3 (4.55%) Linux
2 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (60.61%) Data Science
2 30 (45.45%) Analytics
3 29 (43.94%) Machine Learning
4 27 (40.91%) Statistics
5 24 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (31.82%) Visualisation
7 20 (30.30%) Artificial Intelligence
8 18 (27.27%) Data Visualisation
9 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (22.73%) Neural Network
11 14 (21.21%) Computer Science
12 13 (19.70%) Deep Learning
12 13 (19.70%) Mathematics
13 12 (18.18%) Reinforcement Learning
14 11 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
14 11 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (15.15%) Decision-Making
15 10 (15.15%) Economics
15 10 (15.15%) Physics
15 10 (15.15%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 55 (83.33%) Python
2 26 (39.39%) SQL
3 14 (21.21%) Java
4 12 (18.18%) MATLAB
5 10 (15.15%) C#
6 7 (10.61%) Scala
7 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.55%) C++
8 3 (4.55%) Go
8 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.03%) Julia
9 2 (3.03%) VBA
10 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.52%) Cypher
10 1 (1.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.52%) Ruby
10 1 (1.52%) Rust
10 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (37.88%) Degree
2 11 (16.67%) Master's Degree
3 10 (15.15%) PhD
4 8 (12.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.03%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.52%) EMIR
2 1 (1.52%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.03%) Terraform
3 1 (1.52%) Ansible
3 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Databricks
2 8 (12.12%) Cloudera
3 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.03%) Splunk
5 1 (1.52%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.52%) Google
5 1 (1.52%) Informatica
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle
5 1 (1.52%) Perforce
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.52%) Sparx