Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > London
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 209 213
Rank change year-on-year +66 +4 +56
Permanent jobs citing R 1,201 1,099 1,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.36% 1.75% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.21% 3.06% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,070 886 985
London median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £44,000 £39,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £142,500 £106,875 £103,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 28,552 35,858 38,951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.21% 57.20% 55.43%
Number of salaries quoted 23,743 30,017 32,544
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £90,000
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 percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for R in London

R
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing R in London.

Salary trend for R in London

R
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing R in London over the 6 months to 21 February 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 21 February 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 0 172 £75,000 +25.00% 25
West London +21 17 £51,750 +0.49% 10
North London - 6 £57,500 -
South London +13 5 £52,500 - 2
East London - 3 £37,750 - 1
R
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 1,113 (92.67%) Python
2 699 (58.20%) SQL
3 640 (53.29%) Analytics
4 596 (49.63%) Finance
5 458 (38.13%) Agile Software Development
6 422 (35.14%) AWS
7 417 (34.72%) Machine Learning
8 378 (31.47%) Asset Management
9 375 (31.22%) Java
10 360 (29.98%) Data Science
11 346 (28.81%) Web Services
12 339 (28.23%) Front Office
13 338 (28.14%) Fixed Income
14 328 (27.31%) Derivative
15 323 (26.89%) Software Engineering
16 300 (24.98%) Equities
17 289 (24.06%) Data Analytics
18 272 (22.65%) Business Intelligence
19 246 (20.48%) Microservices
20 222 (18.48%) Big Data
21 210 (17.49%) JavaScript
21 210 (17.49%) Hedge funds
22 206 (17.15%) Mathematics
23 203 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
24 198 (16.49%) Visualisation
25 193 (16.07%) Azure
25 193 (16.07%) Degree
26 176 (14.65%) C++
27 175 (14.57%) C#
28 173 (14.40%) Mentoring

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
1 124 (10.32%) Apache Spark
2 98 (8.16%) SAS
3 13 (1.08%) Jupyter
4 10 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (0.75%) Confluence
6 8 (0.67%) Apache
7 6 (0.50%) Apache Airflow
7 6 (0.50%) IPython
8 4 (0.33%) nginx
9 2 (0.17%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.17%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.17%) Mendix
9 2 (0.17%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.083%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.083%) Luigi
10 1 (0.083%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 97 (8.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (2.83%) SPSS
3 17 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.33%) Notepad++
6 3 (0.25%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.25%) Stata
7 2 (0.17%) Weka
8 1 (0.083%) EViews
8 1 (0.083%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.083%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 78 (6.49%) PolarLake
2 76 (6.33%) Eagle PACE
2 76 (6.33%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.42%) RiskWrite
4 3 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.25%) FastStats
4 3 (0.25%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.17%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.17%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 2 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.083%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.083%) Data Workbench
6 1 (0.083%) HFM
6 1 (0.083%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 422 (35.14%) AWS
2 193 (16.07%) Azure
3 164 (13.66%) Power Platform
4 115 (9.58%) GCP
5 104 (8.66%) Amazon S3
6 100 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
7 96 (7.99%) OpenShift
8 83 (6.91%) Serverless
9 79 (6.58%) AWS Lambda
10 63 (5.25%) Amazon EC2
10 63 (5.25%) Amazon ECS
11 43 (3.58%) AWS CloudFormation
12 31 (2.58%) Azure Data Factory
13 25 (2.08%) Azure Machine Learning
14 24 (2.00%) AWS Fargate
14 24 (2.00%) Google Analytics
15 16 (1.33%) Amazon SageMaker
16 11 (0.92%) SaaS
16 11 (0.92%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 11 (0.92%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.42%) Firewall
2 4 (0.33%) Wireshark
3 3 (0.25%) FIX Connectivity
3 3 (0.25%) HTTP
4 2 (0.17%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (0.17%) Internet
4 2 (0.17%) Skype
4 2 (0.17%) Wireless
5 1 (0.083%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.083%) FTP
5 1 (0.083%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.083%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (18.48%) Big Data
2 164 (13.66%) Power BI
3 151 (12.57%) NoSQL
4 144 (11.99%) Data Warehouse
5 131 (10.91%) Hadoop
6 115 (9.58%) Relational Database
7 94 (7.83%) SQL Server
8 83 (6.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 78 (6.49%) Amazon RDS
10 77 (6.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 68 (5.66%) Amazon Redshift
12 47 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
13 46 (3.83%) Amazon Athena
14 42 (3.50%) Data Mining
15 41 (3.41%) Data Lake
16 40 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 38 (3.16%) QlikView
18 31 (2.58%) Neo4j
19 30 (2.50%) Apache Hive
19 30 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 104 (8.66%) RStudio
2 96 (7.99%) Artifactory
3 37 (3.08%) Jenkins
4 32 (2.66%) Git (software)
5 21 (1.75%) GitLab
6 18 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (1.42%) JIRA
7 17 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 11 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (0.92%) Vagrant
9 10 (0.83%) Subversion
10 8 (0.67%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.58%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.42%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.33%) Moq
13 4 (0.33%) NUnit
13 4 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.33%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.25%) PyCharm
14 3 (0.25%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 596 (49.63%) Finance
2 339 (28.23%) Front Office
3 111 (9.24%) Marketing
4 77 (6.41%) Banking
5 60 (5.00%) Back Office
6 36 (3.00%) Retail
7 25 (2.08%) Advertising
7 25 (2.08%) Games
8 17 (1.42%) Legal
9 14 (1.17%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.17%) Public Sector
10 12 (1.00%) Telecoms
11 10 (0.83%) Publishing
12 9 (0.75%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.75%) Law
13 6 (0.50%) Billing
13 6 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.50%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.42%) Military
15 3 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 345 (28.73%) Developer
2 215 (17.90%) Data Scientist
3 207 (17.24%) Analyst
4 182 (15.15%) Python Developer
5 160 (13.32%) Java Developer
6 111 (9.24%) Data Analyst
6 111 (9.24%) Senior Developer
7 105 (8.74%) Software Engineer
8 100 (8.33%) Senior Data Scientist
9 93 (7.74%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 81 (6.74%) Quantitative Developer
11 80 (6.66%) Python Engineer
12 78 (6.49%) Architect
13 74 (6.16%) Python Software Engineer
14 70 (5.83%) AWS Developer
15 65 (5.41%) Java Software Developer
15 65 (5.41%) Junior
16 61 (5.08%) Data Engineer
17 60 (5.00%) Java Engineer
18 59 (4.91%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (28.81%) Web Services
2 107 (8.91%) J2EE
3 101 (8.41%) Natural Language Processing
4 96 (7.99%) .NET
5 67 (5.58%) Pandas
6 63 (5.25%) AngularJS
6 63 (5.25%) React
7 62 (5.16%) NumPy
8 59 (4.91%) Node.js
9 49 (4.08%) SciPy
10 45 (3.75%) scikit-learn
11 44 (3.66%) TensorFlow
12 34 (2.83%) J2SE
13 33 (2.75%) HTML
14 24 (2.00%) Lambda Expressions
15 21 (1.75%) Swagger
16 17 (1.42%) D3.js
16 17 (1.42%) MXNet
17 16 (1.33%) Keras
17 16 (1.33%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 338 (28.14%) Fixed Income
2 328 (27.31%) Derivative
3 300 (24.98%) Equities
4 210 (17.49%) Hedge funds
5 203 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
6 150 (12.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 142 (11.82%) Algorithms
8 138 (11.49%) Greenfield Project
9 104 (8.66%) Reference Data
10 77 (6.41%) Data Structures
11 72 (6.00%) Blog
12 58 (4.83%) User Experience
13 55 (4.58%) Public Cloud
14 53 (4.41%) Equity Derivative
15 39 (3.25%) Management Information System
16 26 (2.16%) Credit Risk
17 20 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
18 13 (1.08%) Market Risk
18 13 (1.08%) Social Media
19 10 (0.83%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 38 (3.16%) Linux
2 17 (1.42%) Windows
3 11 (0.92%) Unix
4 9 (0.75%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.58%) VMS
6 6 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.42%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.25%) CentOS
8 3 (0.25%) Debian
8 3 (0.25%) Solaris
8 3 (0.25%) SUSE
8 3 (0.25%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.25%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.083%) Android
10 1 (0.083%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.083%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 640 (53.29%) Analytics
2 458 (38.13%) Agile Software Development
3 417 (34.72%) Machine Learning
4 378 (31.47%) Asset Management
5 360 (29.98%) Data Science
6 323 (26.89%) Software Engineering
7 289 (24.06%) Data Analytics
8 272 (22.65%) Business Intelligence
9 246 (20.48%) Microservices
10 206 (17.15%) Mathematics
11 198 (16.49%) Visualisation
12 173 (14.40%) Mentoring
13 172 (14.32%) Computer Science
14 169 (14.07%) Data Analysis
15 150 (12.49%) Decision-Making
16 144 (11.99%) Artificial Intelligence
17 138 (11.49%) ETL
18 135 (11.24%) Investment Management
19 132 (10.99%) Quantitative Analysis
20 120 (9.99%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1,113 (92.67%) Python
2 699 (58.20%) SQL
3 375 (31.22%) Java
4 210 (17.49%) JavaScript
5 176 (14.65%) C++
6 175 (14.57%) C#
7 74 (6.16%) MATLAB
8 55 (4.58%) VBA
9 48 (4.00%) Scala
10 33 (2.75%) T-SQL
11 30 (2.50%) C
12 22 (1.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 22 (1.83%) PowerShell
13 16 (1.33%) PL/SQL
14 14 (1.17%) Julia
14 14 (1.17%) VB
15 13 (1.08%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.00%) Perl
16 12 (1.00%) TypeScript
17 11 (0.92%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 193 (16.07%) Degree
2 99 (8.24%) PhD
3 32 (2.66%) Master's Degree
4 28 (2.33%) Numerate Degree
5 17 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (0.83%) Security Cleared
7 9 (0.75%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.67%) CFA
9 5 (0.42%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.42%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.25%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.17%) ACCA
11 2 (0.17%) CIMA
11 2 (0.17%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.91%) Data Quality
2 39 (3.25%) QA
3 19 (1.58%) Actionable Recommendations
4 11 (0.92%) MiFID
5 10 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
5 10 (0.83%) EMIR
6 5 (0.42%) GDPR
7 2 (0.17%) GxP
7 2 (0.17%) IFRS
7 2 (0.17%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 159 (13.24%) Docker
2 11 (0.92%) VirtualBox
3 9 (0.75%) HDFS
4 5 (0.42%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 128 (10.66%) Kubernetes
2 65 (5.41%) Terraform
3 15 (1.25%) Ansible
4 11 (0.92%) Docker Swarm
5 6 (0.50%) Kibana
6 3 (0.25%) Oozie
7 2 (0.17%) Icinga
7 2 (0.17%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 161 (13.41%) Tableau
2 98 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 81 (6.74%) Bloomberg
4 69 (5.75%) Google
5 59 (4.91%) Reuters
6 46 (3.83%) Oracle
7 36 (3.00%) Databricks
8 31 (2.58%) MicroStrategy
9 23 (1.92%) Alteryx
10 19 (1.58%) Cloudera
10 19 (1.58%) Hortonworks
11 17 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (1.33%) Dataiku
13 13 (1.08%) SAP
14 12 (1.00%) Informatica
15 11 (0.92%) WorldPay
16 10 (0.83%) Sybase
17 9 (0.75%) RedGate
18 8 (0.67%) Facebook
18 8 (0.67%) Teradata