Period
to 28 March 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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > London
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 158 201 214
Rank change year-on-year +43 +13 +21
Permanent jobs citing R 1,075 1,096 1,173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.20% 1.79% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.92% 3.15% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,022 909 1,023
Median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.85%
10th Percentile £44,000 £40,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £142,250 £105,000 £104,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

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 27,420 34,808 38,669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.22% 56.95% 55.68%
Number of salaries quoted 22,736 29,223 32,607
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £40,395 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £103,750 £95,000 £91,250
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 28 March 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 28 March 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 -8 170 £75,000 +25.00% 27
West London +22 25 £65,000 +34.02% 13
South London +13 5 £52,500 -4.55% 2
North London - 5 £57,500 -
East London - 2 £37,750 -
R
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 1,001 (93.12%) Python
2 673 (62.60%) SQL
3 553 (51.44%) Analytics
4 499 (46.42%) Finance
5 369 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
6 365 (33.95%) Machine Learning
7 344 (32.00%) Data Science
8 303 (28.19%) Java
9 302 (28.09%) AWS
10 267 (24.84%) Business Intelligence
10 267 (24.84%) Asset Management
11 261 (24.28%) Derivative
12 260 (24.19%) Data Analytics
13 245 (22.79%) Front Office
14 242 (22.51%) Software Engineering
15 237 (22.05%) Fixed Income
16 230 (21.40%) Web Services
17 212 (19.72%) Equities
18 202 (18.79%) Hedge funds
19 198 (18.42%) Azure
20 188 (17.49%) Mathematics
21 183 (17.02%) Visualisation
22 180 (16.74%) C++
22 180 (16.74%) Microservices
23 174 (16.19%) Power BI
23 174 (16.19%) Power Platform
24 173 (16.09%) Big Data
25 172 (16.00%) NoSQL
25 172 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
26 170 (15.81%) 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
1 136 (12.65%) Apache Spark
2 115 (10.70%) SAS
3 20 (1.86%) Apache
4 16 (1.49%) Confluence
5 15 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (1.12%) Apache Airflow
6 12 (1.12%) Jupyter
7 8 (0.74%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.56%) IPython
9 5 (0.47%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.19%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.19%) Mendix
10 2 (0.19%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.093%) Luigi
11 1 (0.093%) Mule
11 1 (0.093%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 101 (9.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (2.60%) SPSS
3 13 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.37%) Notepad++
6 2 (0.19%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.19%) EViews
6 2 (0.19%) Stata
7 1 (0.093%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.093%) Weka
Business Applications
1 60 (5.58%) PolarLake
2 58 (5.40%) Eagle PACE
2 58 (5.40%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.47%) RiskWrite
4 3 (0.28%) FastStats
4 3 (0.28%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.19%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 2 (0.19%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.19%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 2 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.093%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.093%) Data Workbench
6 1 (0.093%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.093%) HFM
6 1 (0.093%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 302 (28.09%) AWS
2 198 (18.42%) Azure
3 174 (16.19%) Power Platform
4 110 (10.23%) GCP
5 75 (6.98%) OpenShift
6 52 (4.84%) Amazon S3
7 47 (4.37%) Amazon SQS
8 42 (3.91%) Serverless
9 38 (3.53%) AWS Lambda
10 37 (3.44%) Azure Data Factory
11 34 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
12 33 (3.07%) Amazon ECS
13 30 (2.79%) Azure Machine Learning
14 25 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
15 17 (1.58%) Google Analytics
16 15 (1.40%) Amazon SageMaker
17 9 (0.84%) AWS Fargate
17 9 (0.84%) SaaS
18 8 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
18 8 (0.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.65%) Firewall
2 5 (0.47%) FIX Connectivity
2 5 (0.47%) HTTP
3 4 (0.37%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.19%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.19%) Multicast
4 2 (0.19%) Skype
5 1 (0.093%) FTP
5 1 (0.093%) Internet
5 1 (0.093%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.093%) SMTP
5 1 (0.093%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (16.19%) Power BI
2 173 (16.09%) Big Data
3 172 (16.00%) NoSQL
4 148 (13.77%) Data Warehouse
5 147 (13.67%) Hadoop
6 137 (12.74%) Relational Database
7 129 (12.00%) SQL Server
8 87 (8.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 73 (6.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 50 (4.65%) Amazon Redshift
11 47 (4.37%) Data Lake
12 46 (4.28%) Amazon Athena
13 43 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 40 (3.72%) Amazon RDS
14 40 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
15 37 (3.44%) MongoDB
16 34 (3.16%) Neo4j
17 31 (2.88%) Apache Hive
18 29 (2.70%) MySQL
18 29 (2.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 75 (6.98%) Artifactory
2 70 (6.51%) RStudio
3 38 (3.53%) Git (software)
4 27 (2.51%) Jenkins
5 23 (2.14%) JIRA
6 19 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 18 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 10 (0.93%) Bitbucket
8 10 (0.93%) Vagrant
9 9 (0.84%) GitLab
9 9 (0.84%) Subversion
10 7 (0.65%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.47%) Flyway
11 5 (0.47%) Liquibase
11 5 (0.47%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.37%) Moq
12 4 (0.37%) NUnit
12 4 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.37%) TeamCity
General
1 499 (46.42%) Finance
2 245 (22.79%) Front Office
3 113 (10.51%) Marketing
4 88 (8.19%) Banking
5 58 (5.40%) Back Office
6 33 (3.07%) Retail
7 21 (1.95%) Advertising
7 21 (1.95%) Legal
8 20 (1.86%) Investment Banking
9 15 (1.40%) Games
9 15 (1.40%) Telecoms
10 10 (0.93%) Public Sector
11 8 (0.74%) Law
12 6 (0.56%) Billing
12 6 (0.56%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.47%) Publishing
13 5 (0.47%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.19%) Electronics
15 2 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 254 (23.63%) Developer
2 216 (20.09%) Analyst
3 196 (18.23%) Data Scientist
4 145 (13.49%) Python Developer
5 106 (9.86%) Java Developer
6 103 (9.58%) Data Analyst
7 96 (8.93%) Senior Data Scientist
8 77 (7.16%) Senior Developer
9 76 (7.07%) Data Engineer
10 71 (6.60%) Architect
11 67 (6.23%) Junior
12 65 (6.05%) Python Engineer
13 63 (5.86%) SQL Analyst
14 61 (5.67%) Software Engineer
15 59 (5.49%) Graduate
15 59 (5.49%) Junior Developer
15 59 (5.49%) Junior Python Developer
16 56 (5.21%) C# Developer
17 55 (5.12%) C++ Developer
17 55 (5.12%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (21.40%) Web Services
2 98 (9.12%) .NET
3 95 (8.84%) Natural Language Processing
4 71 (6.60%) React
5 68 (6.33%) AngularJS
6 56 (5.21%) Node.js
7 46 (4.28%) J2EE
7 46 (4.28%) scikit-learn
8 41 (3.81%) TensorFlow
9 40 (3.72%) Pandas
10 38 (3.53%) NumPy
11 29 (2.70%) HTML
12 22 (2.05%) SciPy
12 22 (2.05%) XML
13 19 (1.77%) Kafka
14 16 (1.49%) Django
15 15 (1.40%) Keras
15 15 (1.40%) MDX
15 15 (1.40%) REST
15 15 (1.40%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 261 (24.28%) Derivative
2 237 (22.05%) Fixed Income
3 212 (19.72%) Equities
4 202 (18.79%) Hedge funds
5 172 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
6 137 (12.74%) Algorithms
7 116 (10.79%) Greenfield Project
8 85 (7.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 80 (7.44%) Data Structures
10 79 (7.35%) Reference Data
11 69 (6.42%) Blog
12 62 (5.77%) User Experience
13 53 (4.93%) Public Cloud
14 51 (4.74%) Equity Derivative
15 32 (2.98%) Management Information System
16 26 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
17 18 (1.67%) Credit Risk
18 17 (1.58%) Market Risk
19 11 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
20 10 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 61 (5.67%) Linux
2 20 (1.86%) Unix
3 16 (1.49%) Windows
4 9 (0.84%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.65%) VMS
6 6 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.47%) CentOS
7 5 (0.47%) Solaris
7 5 (0.47%) SUSE
8 4 (0.37%) Debian
8 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.28%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.28%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.28%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.093%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 553 (51.44%) Analytics
2 369 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
3 365 (33.95%) Machine Learning
4 344 (32.00%) Data Science
5 267 (24.84%) Asset Management
5 267 (24.84%) Business Intelligence
6 260 (24.19%) Data Analytics
7 242 (22.51%) Software Engineering
8 188 (17.49%) Mathematics
9 183 (17.02%) Visualisation
10 180 (16.74%) Microservices
11 169 (15.72%) Data Analysis
12 159 (14.79%) Computer Science
13 143 (13.30%) Decision-Making
14 134 (12.47%) Artificial Intelligence
15 128 (11.91%) Investment Management
16 127 (11.81%) Mentoring
17 120 (11.16%) ETL
18 111 (10.33%) Data Modelling
19 105 (9.77%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1,001 (93.12%) Python
2 673 (62.60%) SQL
3 303 (28.19%) Java
4 180 (16.74%) C++
5 170 (15.81%) JavaScript
6 156 (14.51%) C#
7 78 (7.26%) MATLAB
8 53 (4.93%) VBA
9 52 (4.84%) Scala
10 42 (3.91%) T-SQL
11 31 (2.88%) C
12 29 (2.70%) PowerShell
13 26 (2.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 26 (2.42%) PL/SQL
14 15 (1.40%) Julia
15 14 (1.30%) TypeScript
16 12 (1.12%) Bash Shell
17 11 (1.02%) VB
17 11 (1.02%) VB.NET
18 10 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 166 (15.44%) Degree
2 76 (7.07%) PhD
3 27 (2.51%) Numerate Degree
4 23 (2.14%) Master's Degree
5 13 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.12%) Security Cleared
7 11 (1.02%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.74%) CFA
8 8 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.47%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.47%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.47%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.19%) ACCA
10 2 (0.19%) CIMA
10 2 (0.19%) CISM
10 2 (0.19%) CISSP
10 2 (0.19%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 1 (0.093%) CISA
11 1 (0.093%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 1 (0.093%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.37%) Data Quality
2 38 (3.53%) QA
3 22 (2.05%) Actionable Recommendations
4 8 (0.74%) MiFID
5 7 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.65%) EMIR
6 4 (0.37%) IFRS
6 4 (0.37%) IFRS 9
7 3 (0.28%) COBIT
7 3 (0.28%) GDPR
7 3 (0.28%) GxP
7 3 (0.28%) NIST
8 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.093%) COREP
9 1 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.093%) ITGC
System Software
1 136 (12.65%) Docker
2 10 (0.93%) VirtualBox
3 7 (0.65%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.56%) HDFS
5 1 (0.093%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.093%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 109 (10.14%) Kubernetes
2 51 (4.74%) Terraform
3 11 (1.02%) Ansible
4 10 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
5 8 (0.74%) Kibana
6 3 (0.28%) Control-M
7 2 (0.19%) Oozie
Vendors
1 167 (15.53%) Tableau
2 102 (9.49%) Microsoft
3 73 (6.79%) Bloomberg
4 61 (5.67%) Reuters
5 54 (5.02%) Oracle
6 51 (4.74%) Google
7 44 (4.09%) Databricks
8 28 (2.60%) MicroStrategy
9 19 (1.77%) Hortonworks
10 17 (1.58%) Cloudera
11 15 (1.40%) Dataiku
12 14 (1.30%) Alteryx
12 14 (1.30%) Informatica
13 13 (1.21%) SAP
14 12 (1.12%) Sybase
15 10 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (0.93%) Splunk
16 9 (0.84%) RedGate
17 8 (0.74%) SnapLogic
18 7 (0.65%) Teradata