Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > London
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 141 138 221
Rank change year-on-year -3 +83 -12
Permanent jobs citing R 476 1,325 1,124
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.38% 2.42% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.89% 4.30% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 483 1,166 958
Median annual salary £90,000 £75,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% +0.75%
10th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £143,500 £125,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +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 12,233 30,805 38,912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 61.10% 56.28% 57.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10,479 25,695 32,199
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £109,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +44 78 £73,000 +10.19% 15
North London +28 4 £48,022 -26.12%
South London +45 3 £50,000 -14.89%
West London +40 3 £47,500 -7.54% 5
R
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 London region with a requirement for R.

1 427 (89.71%) Python
2 277 (58.19%) Finance
3 267 (56.09%) SQL
4 218 (45.80%) AWS
5 203 (42.65%) Analytics
6 182 (38.24%) Fixed Income
7 173 (36.34%) Hedge funds
8 172 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
9 161 (33.82%) Web Services
10 160 (33.61%) Front Office
10 160 (33.61%) Azure
11 156 (32.77%) Asset Management
12 150 (31.51%) Java
13 137 (28.78%) Data Science
14 123 (25.84%) GCP
15 120 (25.21%) Derivative
16 116 (24.37%) Equities
17 109 (22.90%) Investment Management
18 108 (22.69%) Machine Learning
19 101 (21.22%) Bloomberg
20 95 (19.96%) Scrum
21 91 (19.12%) Migration
22 89 (18.70%) Wealth Management
23 87 (18.28%) Data Management
24 81 (17.02%) Tableau
25 77 (16.18%) Business Intelligence
26 75 (15.76%) Visualisation
27 74 (15.55%) Reference Data
28 72 (15.13%) Apache Spark
29 71 (14.92%) Markit EDM

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 72 (15.13%) Apache Spark
2 25 (5.25%) SAS
3 15 (3.15%) Apache
4 9 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.68%) Confluence
6 4 (0.84%) Jupyter
6 4 (0.84%) Tornado
7 3 (0.63%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.42%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 56 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.89%) SPSS
3 8 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (1.68%) Stata
4 2 (0.42%) EViews
4 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.42%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 71 (14.92%) Markit EDM
1 71 (14.92%) PolarLake
2 70 (14.71%) Eagle PACE
3 3 (0.63%) Actimize
3 3 (0.63%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.21%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 218 (45.80%) AWS
2 160 (33.61%) Azure
3 123 (25.84%) GCP
4 60 (12.61%) Power Platform
5 18 (3.78%) OpenShift
6 11 (2.31%) Amazon SageMaker
7 10 (2.10%) Azure Data Factory
7 10 (2.10%) SaaS
8 7 (1.47%) Serverless
9 6 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.26%) Google Analytics
10 5 (1.05%) Amazon EMR
10 5 (1.05%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.63%) GitHub
11 3 (0.63%) Logic Apps
11 3 (0.63%) PaaS
12 2 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.42%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.42%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.84%) Kerberos
2 3 (0.63%) DSL
2 3 (0.63%) Internet
3 2 (0.42%) Firewall
3 2 (0.42%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (17.02%) Tableau
2 70 (14.71%) Big Data
3 60 (12.61%) Power BI
4 58 (12.18%) Hadoop
5 56 (11.76%) NoSQL
6 43 (9.03%) SQL Server
7 29 (6.09%) Relational Database
8 28 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (3.78%) Data Lake
10 17 (3.57%) Data Mining
10 17 (3.57%) MongoDB
10 17 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (3.36%) Apache Hive
12 14 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (2.10%) QlikView
15 8 (1.68%) BigQuery
15 8 (1.68%) Flink
15 8 (1.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (4.62%) Artifactory
1 22 (4.62%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.31%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.10%) RStudio
4 9 (1.89%) JIRA
5 7 (1.47%) Bitbucket
6 6 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (1.26%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.63%) Subversion
9 2 (0.42%) NUnit
10 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.21%) ERwin
10 1 (0.21%) Hudson
10 1 (0.21%) Liquibase
10 1 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Code
10 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 277 (58.19%) Finance
2 160 (33.61%) Front Office
3 70 (14.71%) Back Office
4 29 (6.09%) Banking
5 21 (4.41%) Marketing
6 13 (2.73%) Retail
7 12 (2.52%) Advertising
8 6 (1.26%) Games
8 6 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.05%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.05%) Legal
10 4 (0.84%) Public Sector
11 2 (0.42%) Billing
11 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.42%) Publishing
12 1 (0.21%) Law
12 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 108 (22.69%) Analyst
2 98 (20.59%) Developer
3 85 (17.86%) Data Scientist
4 79 (16.60%) Business Analyst
5 71 (14.92%) Financial Analyst
6 70 (14.71%) Finance Business Analyst
7 60 (12.61%) Python Developer
8 58 (12.18%) Data Engineer
9 42 (8.82%) Finance Manager
10 37 (7.77%) Data Business Analyst
11 36 (7.56%) Reference Data Analyst
11 36 (7.56%) Reference Data Business Analyst
11 36 (7.56%) Senior Data Scientist
12 30 (6.30%) JavaScript Developer
13 26 (5.46%) Head of Finance
14 24 (5.04%) Analytics Manager
14 24 (5.04%) C# Developer
15 23 (4.83%) Front Office Developer
15 23 (4.83%) Lead Developer
16 20 (4.20%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (33.82%) Web Services
2 61 (12.82%) AngularJS
3 51 (10.71%) React
4 48 (10.08%) Shiny
5 42 (8.82%) Natural Language Processing
6 37 (7.77%) .NET
7 35 (7.35%) TensorFlow
8 29 (6.09%) Node.js
9 25 (5.25%) NumPy
10 23 (4.83%) Pandas
10 23 (4.83%) Vue.js
11 18 (3.78%) Keras
11 18 (3.78%) scikit-learn
12 17 (3.57%) Kafka
13 14 (2.94%) PySpark
14 13 (2.73%) PyTorch
14 13 (2.73%) SciPy
14 13 (2.73%) XML
15 12 (2.52%) Matplotlib
15 12 (2.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 182 (38.24%) Fixed Income
2 173 (36.34%) Hedge funds
3 120 (25.21%) Derivative
4 116 (24.37%) Equities
5 74 (15.55%) Reference Data
6 61 (12.82%) Algorithms
7 58 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
7 58 (12.18%) Greenfield Project
8 39 (8.19%) Credit Derivative
9 28 (5.88%) OTC Derivatives
10 22 (4.62%) Data Structures
11 20 (4.20%) Blog
12 18 (3.78%) Equity Derivative
12 18 (3.78%) Public Cloud
13 11 (2.31%) User Experience
14 10 (2.10%) Management Information System
14 10 (2.10%) Market Risk
15 9 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
16 7 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 7 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.20%) Linux
2 18 (3.78%) Unix
3 5 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (0.84%) Windows
5 2 (0.42%) Android
5 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.42%) CentOS
5 2 (0.42%) Debian
5 2 (0.42%) Solaris
5 2 (0.42%) SUSE
5 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.42%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (42.65%) Analytics
2 172 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (32.77%) Asset Management
4 137 (28.78%) Data Science
5 109 (22.90%) Investment Management
6 108 (22.69%) Machine Learning
7 95 (19.96%) Scrum
8 91 (19.12%) Migration
9 89 (18.70%) Wealth Management
10 87 (18.28%) Data Management
11 77 (16.18%) Business Intelligence
12 75 (15.76%) Visualisation
13 71 (14.92%) Statistics
14 70 (14.71%) Enterprise Data Management
15 66 (13.87%) Data Analytics
16 60 (12.61%) Computer Science
17 58 (12.18%) Artificial Intelligence
17 58 (12.18%) Mathematics
17 58 (12.18%) Performance Management
18 56 (11.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 427 (89.71%) Python
2 267 (56.09%) SQL
3 150 (31.51%) Java
4 60 (12.61%) JavaScript
5 52 (10.92%) C
5 52 (10.92%) C++
6 51 (10.71%) C#
7 47 (9.87%) MATLAB
8 42 (8.82%) VBA
9 21 (4.41%) Scala
10 12 (2.52%) Julia
11 10 (2.10%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.89%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.68%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.47%) Go
15 4 (0.84%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.63%) Groovy
17 2 (0.42%) F#
17 2 (0.42%) Perl
17 2 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 68 (14.29%) Degree
2 25 (5.25%) PhD
3 19 (3.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (2.52%) Master's Degree
5 6 (1.26%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.63%) CISM
6 3 (0.63%) CISSP
6 3 (0.63%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.21%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.31%) GDPR
2 10 (2.10%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.68%) QA
4 5 (1.05%) MiFID
5 3 (0.63%) SLA
6 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.42%) NIST
7 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.21%) EMIR
System Software
1 42 (8.82%) Docker
2 4 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.63%) Samba
4 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 34 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.73%) Terraform
3 5 (1.05%) Ansible
4 4 (0.84%) Ambari
4 4 (0.84%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (0.84%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 2 (0.42%) Kibana
5 2 (0.42%) Puppet
6 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 101 (21.22%) Bloomberg
2 56 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 55 (11.55%) Google
4 24 (5.04%) Databricks
5 13 (2.73%) Cloudera
6 7 (1.47%) Oracle
7 5 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.05%) StreamSets
7 5 (1.05%) Teradata
8 4 (0.84%) Dataiku
8 4 (0.84%) Informatica
8 4 (0.84%) VMware
9 3 (0.63%) Cognos
9 3 (0.63%) Hortonworks
9 3 (0.63%) Infoflex
9 3 (0.63%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.63%) Reuters
9 3 (0.63%) Sybase
9 3 (0.63%) Talend
10 2 (0.42%) Splunk