Period
to 10 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > London
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 148 170 230
Rank change year-on-year +22 +60 -15
Permanent jobs citing R 605 1,168 1,134
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.28% 2.05% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.89% 3.66% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 558 963 952
Median annual salary £79,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.86% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £46,750 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £142,500 £110,000 £101,250
England median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 15,562 31,912 39,720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 58.52% 56.12% 56.72%
Number of salaries quoted 12,787 26,872 32,664
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing R as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for R in London

R
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing R in London.

Salary trend for R in London

R
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing R in London over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Salary histogram for R in London

R
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the London region over the 6 months to 10 August 2020. 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
Central London +17 115 £74,500 +24.17% 10
West London +23 22 £65,000 +34.02% 2
South London +26 1 £50,000 +5.26%
North London +6 1 £48,545 -15.57% 1
R
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 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 London region with a requirement for R.

1 573 (94.71%) Python
2 360 (59.50%) SQL
3 294 (48.60%) Finance
4 248 (40.99%) Analytics
5 224 (37.02%) Data Science
6 184 (30.41%) Java
7 178 (29.42%) AWS
8 170 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
9 164 (27.11%) Hedge funds
10 159 (26.28%) Machine Learning
11 158 (26.12%) Azure
12 143 (23.64%) Fixed Income
13 141 (23.31%) Front Office
14 137 (22.64%) Asset Management
15 123 (20.33%) Web Services
16 119 (19.67%) Derivative
17 110 (18.18%) SQL Server
17 110 (18.18%) Tableau
17 110 (18.18%) GCP
18 108 (17.85%) Business Intelligence
19 105 (17.36%) Hadoop
19 105 (17.36%) Apache Spark
20 104 (17.19%) Mathematics
21 102 (16.86%) C++
22 96 (15.87%) Computer Science
23 95 (15.70%) Bloomberg
24 94 (15.54%) Investment Management
25 91 (15.04%) Power BI
25 91 (15.04%) Power Platform
26 90 (14.88%) Data Analysis

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 105 (17.36%) Apache Spark
2 70 (11.57%) SAS
3 37 (6.12%) Apache
4 17 (2.81%) Apache Airflow
4 17 (2.81%) Tomcat
5 16 (2.64%) Confluence
6 13 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (1.32%) IBM Domino
8 6 (0.99%) Apache Solr
8 6 (0.99%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.17%) Mule
Applications
1 70 (11.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.32%) SPSS
3 6 (0.99%) Stata
4 4 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.50%) EViews
5 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 52 (8.60%) Eagle PACE
1 52 (8.60%) Markit EDM
1 52 (8.60%) PolarLake
2 4 (0.66%) FINCAD Analytics
3 3 (0.50%) Actimize
4 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.17%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 1 (0.17%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 178 (29.42%) AWS
2 158 (26.12%) Azure
3 110 (18.18%) GCP
4 91 (15.04%) Power Platform
5 18 (2.98%) Azure Data Factory
5 18 (2.98%) OpenShift
6 12 (1.98%) Azure Machine Learning
7 11 (1.82%) Amazon EMR
8 9 (1.49%) Amazon S3
8 9 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.16%) Amazon Kinesis
10 6 (0.99%) GitHub
10 6 (0.99%) SaaS
10 6 (0.99%) Serverless
11 5 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
12 4 (0.66%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.50%) AdWords
13 3 (0.50%) Azure Stack
14 2 (0.33%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.32%) Kerberos
2 7 (1.16%) FIX Connectivity
3 6 (0.99%) DSL
4 3 (0.50%) Firewall
4 3 (0.50%) Internet
4 3 (0.50%) Multicast
5 2 (0.33%) HTTP
5 2 (0.33%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 105 (17.36%) Hadoop
3 91 (15.04%) Power BI
4 88 (14.55%) NoSQL
5 85 (14.05%) Big Data
6 64 (10.58%) Relational Database
7 57 (9.42%) Data Warehouse
8 39 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 32 (5.29%) MongoDB
10 31 (5.12%) Apache Hive
10 31 (5.12%) Data Lake
11 30 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 26 (4.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (3.31%) Data Mining
14 17 (2.81%) RDBMS
15 16 (2.64%) MySQL
16 15 (2.48%) BigQuery
16 15 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
17 12 (1.98%) Redis
17 12 (1.98%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 39 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 25 (4.13%) Artifactory
3 19 (3.14%) Jenkins
4 16 (2.64%) JIRA
5 15 (2.48%) Bitbucket
6 14 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (2.15%) RStudio
8 8 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (0.99%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.83%) Flyway
10 5 (0.83%) Liquibase
10 5 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.66%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.66%) PyCharm
11 4 (0.66%) Visual Studio Code
12 2 (0.33%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.33%) Selenium
12 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.33%) Subversion
13 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
General
1 294 (48.60%) Finance
2 141 (23.31%) Front Office
3 56 (9.26%) Marketing
4 52 (8.60%) Back Office
5 50 (8.26%) Banking
6 17 (2.81%) Advertising
6 17 (2.81%) Investment Banking
7 16 (2.64%) Retail
8 8 (1.32%) Games
9 7 (1.16%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.99%) Law
10 6 (0.99%) Legal
11 3 (0.50%) Billing
11 3 (0.50%) Public Sector
12 2 (0.33%) iGaming
12 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.33%) Police
12 2 (0.33%) Publishing
13 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 130 (21.49%) Analyst
2 124 (20.50%) Data Scientist
3 115 (19.01%) Developer
4 73 (12.07%) Data Engineer
4 73 (12.07%) Financial Analyst
5 65 (10.74%) Business Analyst
6 58 (9.59%) Finance Business Analyst
7 55 (9.09%) Python Developer
8 51 (8.43%) Senior Data Scientist
9 40 (6.61%) Finance Manager
10 35 (5.79%) C# Developer
11 34 (5.62%) Java Developer
12 33 (5.45%) Junior
13 29 (4.79%) Analytics Manager
13 29 (4.79%) Graduate
13 29 (4.79%) Junior Developer
13 29 (4.79%) Python Engineer
14 28 (4.63%) Junior Python Developer
15 26 (4.30%) Head of Finance
15 26 (4.30%) Reference Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (20.33%) Web Services
2 59 (9.75%) .NET
2 59 (9.75%) AngularJS
3 52 (8.60%) React
4 36 (5.95%) Natural Language Processing
5 32 (5.29%) Node.js
6 30 (4.96%) TensorFlow
7 29 (4.79%) Shiny
8 28 (4.63%) XML
9 27 (4.46%) Kafka
10 26 (4.30%) NumPy
11 24 (3.97%) Pandas
12 22 (3.64%) REST
13 21 (3.47%) Spring
14 20 (3.31%) Hibernate
15 19 (3.14%) HTML
16 17 (2.81%) HTML5
16 17 (2.81%) JMS
17 15 (2.48%) Django
18 14 (2.31%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 164 (27.11%) Hedge funds
2 143 (23.64%) Fixed Income
3 119 (19.67%) Derivative
4 88 (14.55%) Algorithms
4 88 (14.55%) Equities
5 84 (13.88%) Analytical Skills
6 63 (10.41%) Reference Data
7 54 (8.93%) Greenfield Project
8 36 (5.95%) OTC Derivatives
9 35 (5.79%) Data Structures
10 30 (4.96%) User Experience
11 23 (3.80%) Credit Derivative
12 20 (3.31%) Market Risk
13 18 (2.98%) Blog
13 18 (2.98%) Equity Derivative
13 18 (2.98%) Public Cloud
14 15 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
15 12 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 9 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
17 7 (1.16%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 74 (12.23%) Linux
2 33 (5.45%) Unix
3 12 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (1.98%) Windows
4 9 (1.49%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.16%) CentOS
5 7 (1.16%) Solaris
5 7 (1.16%) SUSE
5 7 (1.16%) Ubuntu
6 5 (0.83%) Debian
7 3 (0.50%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.50%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (40.99%) Analytics
2 224 (37.02%) Data Science
3 170 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
4 159 (26.28%) Machine Learning
5 137 (22.64%) Asset Management
6 108 (17.85%) Business Intelligence
7 104 (17.19%) Mathematics
8 96 (15.87%) Computer Science
9 94 (15.54%) Investment Management
10 90 (14.88%) Data Analysis
11 89 (14.71%) Statistics
12 86 (14.21%) Data Modelling
13 85 (14.05%) Migration
14 84 (13.88%) Visualisation
15 81 (13.39%) Software Engineering
16 79 (13.06%) Scrum
17 78 (12.89%) Data Analytics
18 76 (12.56%) Data Management
19 74 (12.23%) Artificial Intelligence
20 73 (12.07%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 573 (94.71%) Python
2 360 (59.50%) SQL
3 184 (30.41%) Java
4 102 (16.86%) C++
5 84 (13.88%) C#
6 66 (10.91%) MATLAB
7 59 (9.75%) JavaScript
8 57 (9.42%) VBA
9 47 (7.77%) Scala
10 46 (7.60%) C
11 29 (4.79%) PowerShell
12 24 (3.97%) T-SQL
13 20 (3.31%) Bash Shell
14 19 (3.14%) Julia
15 18 (2.98%) PL/SQL
16 13 (2.15%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.82%) Go
18 10 (1.65%) VB.NET
19 9 (1.49%) Perl
20 8 (1.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 85 (14.05%) Degree
2 37 (6.12%) PhD
3 18 (2.98%) Master's Degree
4 12 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.65%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (1.65%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.65%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.16%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.33%) CISM
8 2 (0.33%) CISSP
9 1 (0.17%) CISA
9 1 (0.17%) CRISC
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.31%) Data Quality
2 13 (2.15%) QA
3 9 (1.49%) GDPR
4 6 (0.99%) Actionable Recommendations
4 6 (0.99%) MiFID
4 6 (0.99%) SLA
5 3 (0.50%) COBIT
5 3 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.50%) EMIR
5 3 (0.50%) IFRS
5 3 (0.50%) IFRS 9
5 3 (0.50%) NIST
6 1 (0.17%) COREP
6 1 (0.17%) GxP
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) ITGC
System Software
1 57 (9.42%) Docker
2 8 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.99%) Samba
4 4 (0.66%) HDFS
5 2 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 41 (6.78%) Kubernetes
2 23 (3.80%) Terraform
3 10 (1.65%) Ambari
3 10 (1.65%) Hadoop YARN
4 8 (1.32%) Ansible
4 8 (1.32%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 4 (0.66%) Control-M
5 4 (0.66%) Kibana
6 1 (0.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 110 (18.18%) Tableau
2 95 (15.70%) Bloomberg
3 79 (13.06%) Microsoft
4 41 (6.78%) Google
5 36 (5.95%) Oracle
6 21 (3.47%) Databricks
7 16 (2.64%) Cloudera
8 13 (2.15%) Hortonworks
9 10 (1.65%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.49%) Informatica
10 9 (1.49%) Talend
10 9 (1.49%) VMware
11 8 (1.32%) SAP
11 8 (1.32%) Splunk
11 8 (1.32%) Sybase
12 7 (1.16%) Cognos
12 7 (1.16%) CQG
12 7 (1.16%) Fidessa
12 7 (1.16%) ION Trading
12 7 (1.16%) Trayport