Period
to 16 October 2021

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 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > London
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 231 145 143
Rank change year-on-year -86 -2 +92
Permanent jobs citing R 795 466 1,323
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.59% 2.40% 2.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.61% 3.93% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 490 441 1,092
10th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £43,750
25th Percentile £49,500 £64,750 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £90,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -27.78% +20.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £82,500 £115,000 £100,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £143,750 £122,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% +12.00% +4.17%

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 30,442 11,857 30,748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 60.80% 61.19% 56.11%
Number of salaries quoted 18,771 10,208 25,884
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £38,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,612 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.98% +7.83% +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 16 October 2021.

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 16 October 2021. 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 +11 160 £65,000 -10.96% 23
West London -60 22 £52,500 +10.53% 7
South London -15 12 £43,313 -13.38% 2
North London -16 2 £50,522 +4.07%
R
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2021, 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.

1 663 (83.40%) Python
2 471 (59.25%) SQL
3 357 (44.91%) Analytics
4 320 (40.25%) Data Science
5 250 (31.45%) Social Skills
6 216 (27.17%) AWS
7 209 (26.29%) Tableau
8 196 (24.65%) Agile Software Development
9 192 (24.15%) Visualisation
10 189 (23.77%) Finance
11 186 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
12 181 (22.77%) Analytical Skills
13 169 (21.26%) Machine Learning
13 169 (21.26%) Degree
14 166 (20.88%) Power Platform
15 162 (20.38%) Power BI
16 157 (19.75%) Software Engineering
17 154 (19.37%) Azure
18 141 (17.74%) Data Visualisation
19 140 (17.61%) Statistics
20 121 (15.22%) ETL
21 119 (14.97%) Mathematics
22 116 (14.59%) Java
23 113 (14.21%) GCP
24 110 (13.84%) Marketing
25 109 (13.71%) Data Modelling
26 106 (13.33%) C#
27 104 (13.08%) Artificial Intelligence
27 104 (13.08%) Data Analysis
28 103 (12.96%) JavaScript

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 79 (9.94%) Apache Spark
2 62 (7.80%) SAS
3 27 (3.40%) Tornado
4 15 (1.89%) Apache Airflow
5 14 (1.76%) Mendix
6 13 (1.64%) Confluence
6 13 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (1.26%) ArcGIS
8 9 (1.13%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.88%) CMS
9 7 (0.88%) Jupyter
10 6 (0.75%) Apache
10 6 (0.75%) IIS
10 6 (0.75%) Luigi
11 4 (0.50%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.38%) GeoServer
12 3 (0.38%) JBoss
12 3 (0.38%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.13%) Appian
Applications
1 84 (10.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (3.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
4 15 (1.89%) GIMP
4 15 (1.89%) Photoshop
5 11 (1.38%) Stata
6 9 (1.13%) SPSS
7 5 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.13%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.13%) EViews
9 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.13%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (0.75%) Unica
2 4 (0.50%) FastStats
2 4 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (0.38%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.25%) IBM Planning Analytics
4 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.13%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.13%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 216 (27.17%) AWS
2 166 (20.88%) Power Platform
3 154 (19.37%) Azure
4 113 (14.21%) GCP
5 71 (8.93%) GitHub
6 41 (5.16%) Snowflake
7 32 (4.03%) Google Analytics
8 24 (3.02%) Azure Data Factory
9 23 (2.89%) Serverless
10 16 (2.01%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 15 (1.89%) Amazon S3
12 14 (1.76%) SaaS
13 12 (1.51%) Amazon SageMaker
13 12 (1.51%) Google Tag Manager
14 11 (1.38%) Adobe Analytics
15 10 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
15 10 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (1.26%) Microsoft 365
15 10 (1.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 10 (1.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.26%) Internet
2 17 (2.14%) VPN
3 13 (1.64%) FTP
4 11 (1.38%) IPsec
5 9 (1.13%) DNS
5 9 (1.13%) SSH
6 6 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (0.75%) Cisco Firepower
6 6 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (0.75%) DHCP
6 6 (0.75%) HTTP
6 6 (0.75%) Intranet
6 6 (0.75%) VLAN
6 6 (0.75%) VoIP
7 5 (0.63%) Broadband
7 5 (0.63%) Firewall
8 3 (0.38%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.13%) DSL
9 1 (0.13%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (26.29%) Tableau
2 162 (20.38%) Power BI
3 101 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
4 86 (10.82%) Relational Database
5 83 (10.44%) NoSQL
6 74 (9.31%) SQL Server
7 71 (8.93%) Big Data
8 62 (7.80%) Hadoop
9 45 (5.66%) BigQuery
10 42 (5.28%) MongoDB
11 38 (4.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 35 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
13 34 (4.28%) Data Lake
13 34 (4.28%) Data Mining
14 30 (3.77%) Looker
15 29 (3.65%) Amazon Redshift
16 25 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 23 (2.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 19 (2.39%) Apache Hive
19 18 (2.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 55 (6.92%) Git (software)
2 39 (4.91%) JIRA
3 20 (2.52%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (1.01%) Bitbucket
5 8 (1.01%) GitLab
5 8 (1.01%) RStudio
6 7 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (0.88%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.63%) git-flow
7 5 (0.63%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.38%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.25%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.25%) CircleCI
10 2 (0.25%) PyCharm
10 2 (0.25%) Snyk
10 2 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.13%) MLflow
General
1 250 (31.45%) Social Skills
2 189 (23.77%) Finance
3 181 (22.77%) Analytical Skills
4 110 (13.84%) Marketing
5 74 (9.31%) Games
6 60 (7.55%) Retail
7 57 (7.17%) Advertising
8 47 (5.91%) Legal
9 45 (5.66%) Presentation Skills
10 38 (4.78%) Front Office
11 31 (3.90%) Telecoms
12 28 (3.52%) Banking
13 27 (3.40%) Back Office
13 27 (3.40%) Online Betting
14 24 (3.02%) Influencing Skills
15 22 (2.77%) Public Sector
16 17 (2.14%) Publishing
17 15 (1.89%) Law
18 13 (1.64%) Spanish Language
19 10 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 168 (21.13%) Analyst
2 147 (18.49%) Developer
3 139 (17.48%) Data Scientist
4 87 (10.94%) Data Engineer
5 69 (8.68%) Data Analyst
6 51 (6.42%) Architect
7 49 (6.16%) Software Developer
8 46 (5.79%) Senior Data Scientist
9 38 (4.78%) Software Engineer
10 35 (4.40%) Python Developer
11 29 (3.65%) Consultant
12 28 (3.52%) Salesforce Developer
13 27 (3.40%) Product Analyst
14 24 (3.02%) AWS Developer
15 23 (2.89%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 23 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
16 22 (2.77%) Data Manager
17 20 (2.52%) Data Architect
17 20 (2.52%) Programmer
18 19 (2.39%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (7.67%) React
2 54 (6.79%) .NET
3 52 (6.54%) CSS
3 52 (6.54%) HTML
4 48 (6.04%) Web Services
5 45 (5.66%) AngularJS
6 44 (5.53%) TensorFlow
7 37 (4.65%) PySpark
8 36 (4.53%) OLE
9 34 (4.28%) RabbitMQ
10 32 (4.03%) RESTful
11 30 (3.77%) Vue.js
12 26 (3.27%) REST
13 21 (2.64%) Shiny
14 20 (2.52%) scikit-learn
15 19 (2.39%) HTML5
15 19 (2.39%) Kafka
15 19 (2.39%) Node.js
16 17 (2.14%) JSON
17 16 (2.01%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 73 (9.18%) Algorithms
2 44 (5.53%) Fixed Income
3 43 (5.41%) Equities
4 36 (4.53%) Blog
5 34 (4.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 30 (3.77%) Hedge funds
7 29 (3.65%) Mobile Games
8 28 (3.52%) User Experience
9 24 (3.02%) Derivative
9 24 (3.02%) Legacy Systems
9 24 (3.02%) Management Information System
10 20 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
11 17 (2.14%) Client/Server
11 17 (2.14%) Reinsurance
12 14 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
13 13 (1.64%) Cloud Native
14 12 (1.51%) Credit Risk
14 12 (1.51%) Renewable Energy
15 11 (1.38%) SCADA
15 11 (1.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (6.79%) Linux
2 52 (6.54%) Unix
3 7 (0.88%) Windows
4 6 (0.75%) VMS
4 6 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.25%) CentOS
5 2 (0.25%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (44.91%) Analytics
2 320 (40.25%) Data Science
3 196 (24.65%) Agile Software Development
4 192 (24.15%) Visualisation
5 186 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
6 169 (21.26%) Machine Learning
7 157 (19.75%) Software Engineering
8 141 (17.74%) Data Visualisation
9 140 (17.61%) Statistics
10 121 (15.22%) ETL
11 119 (14.97%) Mathematics
12 109 (13.71%) Data Modelling
13 104 (13.08%) Artificial Intelligence
13 104 (13.08%) Data Analysis
14 94 (11.82%) DevOps
15 93 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
16 80 (10.06%) Computer Science
17 79 (9.94%) Data Engineering
18 74 (9.31%) SDLC
19 72 (9.06%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 663 (83.40%) Python
2 471 (59.25%) SQL
3 116 (14.59%) Java
4 106 (13.33%) C#
5 103 (12.96%) JavaScript
6 81 (10.19%) Scala
7 76 (9.56%) C++
8 69 (8.68%) MATLAB
9 46 (5.79%) C
10 34 (4.28%) PowerShell
10 34 (4.28%) Ruby
11 26 (3.27%) Kotlin
12 24 (3.02%) VB.NET
12 24 (3.02%) VBA
13 22 (2.77%) Perl
14 21 (2.64%) Apple Swift
14 21 (2.64%) Dart
14 21 (2.64%) Objective-C
14 21 (2.64%) Pascal
14 21 (2.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 169 (21.26%) Degree
2 48 (6.04%) PhD
3 35 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (2.52%) Security Cleared
5 15 (1.89%) Master's Degree
6 11 (1.38%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (1.38%) Tableau Certification
7 9 (1.13%) MCT
8 7 (0.88%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.75%) MBA
10 2 (0.25%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.25%) CEH
10 2 (0.25%) CISSP
10 2 (0.25%) OSCP
11 1 (0.13%) CISA
11 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.13%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.40%) QA
2 34 (4.28%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.64%) SLA
4 9 (1.13%) GDPR
5 7 (0.88%) Actionable Recommendations
6 5 (0.63%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.50%) Basel II
7 4 (0.50%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.13%) GRC
8 1 (0.13%) IFRS
8 1 (0.13%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 77 (9.69%) Docker
2 6 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.75%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.63%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.50%) HDFS
5 3 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.25%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 57 (7.17%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.26%) Terraform
3 9 (1.13%) Ansible
3 9 (1.13%) Kubeflow
4 6 (0.75%) Backup Exec
4 6 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (0.50%) Grafana
7 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 91 (11.45%) Google
2 82 (10.31%) Microsoft
3 48 (6.04%) Oracle
4 43 (5.41%) Alteryx
5 35 (4.40%) Salesforce.com
6 34 (4.28%) Databricks
7 33 (4.15%) Adobe
8 22 (2.77%) Facebook
9 12 (1.51%) Informatica
9 12 (1.51%) SAP
10 11 (1.38%) Talend
11 10 (1.26%) ESRI
11 10 (1.26%) IBM
11 10 (1.26%) Instagram
11 10 (1.26%) UiPath
12 8 (1.01%) Dell
13 7 (0.88%) Dataiku
14 6 (0.75%) Cloudera
14 6 (0.75%) Hortonworks
14 6 (0.75%) Workday