Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > London
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 219 178 137
Rank change year-on-year -41 -41 +71
Permanent jobs citing R 867 482 1,265
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.72% 2.01% 2.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.91% 3.30% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 494 418 1,149
10th Percentile £42,530 £46,250 £45,333
25th Percentile £52,500 £55,313 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £75,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% -6.25% +18.52%
75th Percentile £82,500 £102,500 £118,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £122,500 £142,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +3.85% +8.33%

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 29,812 14,588 28,940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 59.04% 60.86% 56.49%
Number of salaries quoted 18,902 12,677 24,307
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £105,000 £103,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +12 156 £67,500 -12.90% 16
West London -54 22 £40,000 -15.79% 3
South London -17 8 £43,750 -12.50%
East London - 7 £75,000 - 3
North London -17 1 £52,500 +10.53%
R
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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.

1 686 (79.12%) Python
2 520 (59.98%) SQL
3 362 (41.75%) Analytics
4 321 (37.02%) Data Science
5 302 (34.83%) Social Skills
6 212 (24.45%) Agile Software Development
7 206 (23.76%) Finance
8 198 (22.84%) Machine Learning
9 190 (21.91%) Business Intelligence
9 190 (21.91%) AWS
10 184 (21.22%) Visualisation
10 184 (21.22%) Analytical Skills
11 180 (20.76%) Degree
12 173 (19.95%) Tableau
13 169 (19.49%) Statistics
14 163 (18.80%) Software Engineering
15 161 (18.57%) Power Platform
16 159 (18.34%) Power BI
17 148 (17.07%) Azure
18 146 (16.84%) Mathematics
19 140 (16.15%) Artificial Intelligence
20 129 (14.88%) Problem-Solving
21 122 (14.07%) C#
22 117 (13.49%) Data Visualisation
23 114 (13.15%) ETL
24 112 (12.92%) Data Warehouse
24 112 (12.92%) Data Analysis
25 108 (12.46%) DevOps
26 105 (12.11%) Java
27 104 (12.00%) MATLAB

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 99 (11.42%) Apache Spark
2 90 (10.38%) SAS
3 23 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (2.54%) Apache Airflow
5 19 (2.19%) Mendix
6 16 (1.85%) Apache
6 16 (1.85%) Luigi
7 10 (1.15%) ArcGIS
8 9 (1.04%) CMS
9 8 (0.92%) Tornado
10 7 (0.81%) Confluence
10 7 (0.81%) Jupyter
11 5 (0.58%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.46%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.35%) GeoServer
13 3 (0.35%) JBoss
13 3 (0.35%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.23%) IIS
14 2 (0.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 98 (11.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (3.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (1.38%) Stata
5 9 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.81%) SPSS
7 5 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.35%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.23%) IBM Planning Analytics
2 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.23%) Unica
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 190 (21.91%) AWS
2 161 (18.57%) Power Platform
3 148 (17.07%) Azure
4 81 (9.34%) GCP
5 49 (5.65%) GitHub
6 45 (5.19%) Snowflake
7 35 (4.04%) Google Analytics
8 29 (3.34%) Serverless
9 26 (3.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 26 (3.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 25 (2.88%) Amazon S3
11 22 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
11 22 (2.54%) Amazon Kinesis
11 22 (2.54%) PaaS
12 21 (2.42%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 20 (2.31%) Azure Data Factory
14 18 (2.08%) Adobe Analytics
14 18 (2.08%) Azure Machine Learning
15 16 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
16 15 (1.73%) Matillion
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.85%) Internet
2 13 (1.50%) Firewall
2 13 (1.50%) HTTP
3 7 (0.81%) Network Security
3 7 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.69%) Broadband
4 6 (0.69%) DNS
4 6 (0.69%) Intranet
5 3 (0.35%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.35%) SSH
5 3 (0.35%) VPN
6 2 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.23%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.23%) DHCP
6 2 (0.23%) DSL
6 2 (0.23%) LAN
6 2 (0.23%) VLAN
6 2 (0.23%) VoIP
6 2 (0.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (19.95%) Tableau
2 159 (18.34%) Power BI
3 112 (12.92%) Data Warehouse
4 85 (9.80%) Big Data
5 75 (8.65%) Relational Database
6 70 (8.07%) NoSQL
6 70 (8.07%) SQL Server
7 69 (7.96%) Hadoop
8 43 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
9 41 (4.73%) MySQL
10 39 (4.50%) MongoDB
11 38 (4.38%) BigQuery
12 36 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 32 (3.69%) Data Lake
14 27 (3.11%) Looker
14 27 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 25 (2.88%) Amazon Redshift
15 25 (2.88%) Data Mining
16 23 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 22 (2.54%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 60 (6.92%) Git (software)
2 36 (4.15%) Jenkins
3 17 (1.96%) Bitbucket
4 16 (1.85%) JIRA
5 13 (1.50%) Visual Studio
6 11 (1.27%) RStudio
7 7 (0.81%) git-flow
7 7 (0.81%) Maven
7 7 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (0.69%) MLflow
9 5 (0.58%) GitLab
10 4 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.35%) Moq
11 3 (0.35%) MSTest
11 3 (0.35%) PyCharm
12 2 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.23%) Travis CI
12 2 (0.23%) Vagrant
General
1 302 (34.83%) Social Skills
2 206 (23.76%) Finance
3 184 (21.22%) Analytical Skills
4 103 (11.88%) Marketing
5 62 (7.15%) Retail
6 59 (6.81%) Advertising
7 51 (5.88%) Games
8 45 (5.19%) Banking
9 43 (4.96%) Presentation Skills
10 29 (3.34%) Legal
11 27 (3.11%) Telecoms
12 22 (2.54%) Pharmaceutical
12 22 (2.54%) Publishing
13 21 (2.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 19 (2.19%) Front Office
14 19 (2.19%) Law
15 13 (1.50%) Public Sector
16 8 (0.92%) Back Office
16 8 (0.92%) Influencing Skills
16 8 (0.92%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 234 (26.99%) Analyst
2 159 (18.34%) Data Scientist
3 126 (14.53%) Developer
4 95 (10.96%) Data Analyst
5 74 (8.54%) Senior Data Scientist
6 61 (7.04%) Data Engineer
7 51 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 48 (5.54%) Salesforce Developer
8 48 (5.54%) Senior Analyst
9 41 (4.73%) Consultant
10 39 (4.50%) Lead Developer
11 34 (3.92%) Programmer
12 30 (3.46%) Software Developer
13 26 (3.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 26 (3.00%) Data Manager
14 23 (2.65%) Architect
15 21 (2.42%) DevOps Engineer
15 21 (2.42%) Qualitative Analyst
15 21 (2.42%) Quantitative Analyst
16 19 (2.19%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (6.92%) .NET
2 57 (6.57%) TensorFlow
3 50 (5.77%) scikit-learn
4 49 (5.65%) Pandas
5 45 (5.19%) PyTorch
6 39 (4.50%) Caffe
6 39 (4.50%) CSS
6 39 (4.50%) HTML
7 38 (4.38%) NumPy
8 34 (3.92%) PySpark
9 32 (3.69%) OLE
10 30 (3.46%) Kafka
11 27 (3.11%) RabbitMQ
12 24 (2.77%) .NET Core
12 24 (2.77%) HTML5
13 21 (2.42%) Node.js
14 20 (2.31%) XML
15 19 (2.19%) CSS3
15 19 (2.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (2.08%) React
Miscellaneous
1 101 (11.65%) Algorithms
2 32 (3.69%) Management Information System
3 31 (3.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 30 (3.46%) Hedge funds
5 27 (3.11%) Equities
6 24 (2.77%) Credit Risk
6 24 (2.77%) User Experience
7 22 (2.54%) Fixed Income
8 21 (2.42%) Reinsurance
9 19 (2.19%) Cloud Native
9 19 (2.19%) Legacy Systems
9 19 (2.19%) Mobile App
9 19 (2.19%) Social Media
10 16 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
11 15 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
12 13 (1.50%) Mobile Games
13 11 (1.27%) Blog
14 10 (1.15%) Virtual Team
15 9 (1.04%) Digital Media
15 9 (1.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (4.38%) Linux
2 33 (3.81%) Unix
3 5 (0.58%) Windows
4 3 (0.35%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.23%) VMS
5 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (41.75%) Analytics
2 321 (37.02%) Data Science
3 212 (24.45%) Agile Software Development
4 198 (22.84%) Machine Learning
5 190 (21.91%) Business Intelligence
6 184 (21.22%) Visualisation
7 169 (19.49%) Statistics
8 163 (18.80%) Software Engineering
9 146 (16.84%) Mathematics
10 140 (16.15%) Artificial Intelligence
11 129 (14.88%) Problem-Solving
12 117 (13.49%) Data Visualisation
13 114 (13.15%) ETL
14 112 (12.92%) Data Analysis
15 108 (12.46%) DevOps
16 100 (11.53%) CI/CD
17 94 (10.84%) SDLC
18 90 (10.38%) Computer Science
18 90 (10.38%) Mentoring
19 89 (10.27%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 686 (79.12%) Python
2 520 (59.98%) SQL
3 122 (14.07%) C#
4 105 (12.11%) Java
5 104 (12.00%) MATLAB
6 91 (10.50%) Scala
7 85 (9.80%) JavaScript
8 74 (8.54%) C++
9 71 (8.19%) C
10 39 (4.50%) Ruby
11 35 (4.04%) Perl
12 30 (3.46%) Dart
12 30 (3.46%) Kotlin
13 29 (3.34%) VB.NET
14 26 (3.00%) Apex Code
14 26 (3.00%) Apple Swift
14 26 (3.00%) Objective-C
14 26 (3.00%) Pascal
14 26 (3.00%) PHP
15 25 (2.88%) Bash
Qualifications
1 180 (20.76%) Degree
2 57 (6.57%) PhD
3 29 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 28 (3.23%) Master's Degree
5 25 (2.88%) Security Cleared
6 12 (1.38%) Numerate Degree
6 12 (1.38%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.27%) MCT
7 11 (1.27%) Tableau Certification
8 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.35%) MCSA
10 2 (0.23%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.23%) CEH
10 2 (0.23%) CISSP
10 2 (0.23%) MCSE
10 2 (0.23%) OSCP
11 1 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.34%) Data Quality
2 50 (5.77%) QA
3 15 (1.73%) EMIR
4 9 (1.04%) GDPR
5 7 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.81%) MiFID
6 6 (0.69%) CDISC
7 2 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.23%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.23%) HL7
7 2 (0.23%) IFRS
7 2 (0.23%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.23%) SLA
8 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.12%) FATCA
8 1 (0.12%) NIST
8 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.12%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 81 (9.34%) Docker
2 7 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.58%) HDFS
5 2 (0.23%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.23%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.23%) Samba
5 2 (0.23%) Varnish
5 2 (0.23%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.12%) etcd
Systems Management
1 51 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 19 (2.19%) Terraform
3 17 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (1.85%) Puppet
5 15 (1.73%) Ansible
6 10 (1.15%) Kubeflow
7 5 (0.58%) Grafana
8 2 (0.23%) Ambari
8 2 (0.23%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.23%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 1 (0.12%) Consul
9 1 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 99 (11.42%) Microsoft
2 73 (8.42%) Google
3 55 (6.34%) Salesforce.com
4 38 (4.38%) Alteryx
5 32 (3.69%) Databricks
6 31 (3.58%) Adobe
7 27 (3.11%) Oracle
8 21 (2.42%) Facebook
9 17 (1.96%) Instagram
10 14 (1.61%) Bloomberg
11 12 (1.38%) Informatica
11 12 (1.38%) Talend
12 10 (1.15%) ESRI
12 10 (1.15%) IBM
12 10 (1.15%) Tealium
13 9 (1.04%) FactSet
13 9 (1.04%) Twitter
14 8 (0.92%) Checkmarx
14 8 (0.92%) Workday
15 7 (0.81%) SAP