Period
to 16 December 2018

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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > London
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 213 298
Rank change year-on-year +1 +85 +4
Permanent jobs citing R 1,128 1,263 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.71% 1.72% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.99% 3.12% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 941 875 725
London median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -4.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,100 £36,250
90th Percentile £107,500 £103,750 £102,500
England median annual salary £62,069 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +14.29% -8.70%

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 37,702 40,483 40,616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 57.13% 55.05% 54.77%
Number of salaries quoted 31,542 32,438 35,613
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 16 December 2018.

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 December 2018. 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 -10 200 £65,000 -7.14% 30
West London +13 15 £57,500 -11.54% 17
East London +7 2 £77,500 +29.17% 9
South London -4 1 £39,500 -27.85%
R
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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.

1 946 (83.87%) Python
2 651 (57.71%) SQL
3 579 (51.33%) Analytics
4 528 (46.81%) Data Science
5 487 (43.17%) Machine Learning
6 434 (38.48%) Finance
7 339 (30.05%) Degree
8 308 (27.30%) Mathematics
9 306 (27.13%) Analytical Skills
10 303 (26.86%) Big Data
11 295 (26.15%) Java
12 267 (23.67%) Visualisation
13 250 (22.16%) Statistics
14 239 (21.19%) Business Intelligence
15 237 (21.01%) Tableau
16 219 (19.41%) Computer Science
17 198 (17.55%) C++
17 198 (17.55%) Hadoop
18 196 (17.38%) SAS
19 194 (17.20%) Artificial Intelligence
20 193 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
21 191 (16.93%) Apache Spark
22 187 (16.58%) Data Analysis
23 182 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
23 182 (16.13%) Data Analytics
24 175 (15.51%) Algorithms
25 166 (14.72%) MATLAB
26 161 (14.27%) PhD
27 158 (14.01%) Banking
28 155 (13.74%) C#

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
1 196 (17.38%) SAS
2 191 (16.93%) Apache Spark
3 44 (3.90%) Apache
4 25 (2.22%) Apache Pig
5 16 (1.42%) SharePoint
6 15 (1.33%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.80%) Jupyter
9 7 (0.62%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.27%) WildFly
11 2 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.18%) IIS
12 1 (0.089%) Ethereum
12 1 (0.089%) IPython
12 1 (0.089%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 85 (7.54%) SPSS
2 63 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.33%) Stata
4 10 (0.89%) GNU Octave
5 8 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (0.35%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.18%) Maple
8 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.089%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.089%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (0.80%) Actimize
2 8 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.27%) FastStats
4 2 (0.18%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.18%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 1 (0.089%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.089%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.089%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.089%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 182 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 148 (13.12%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (5.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 41 (3.63%) SaaS
5 29 (2.57%) PaaS
6 23 (2.04%) Data Lake Analytics
7 20 (1.77%) Azure Data Factory
8 19 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
8 19 (1.68%) Serverless
9 17 (1.51%) Amazon SageMaker
10 16 (1.42%) Amazon EMR
10 16 (1.42%) Google Analytics
11 13 (1.15%) Azure Machine Learning
12 12 (1.06%) GitHub
13 11 (0.98%) Amazon S3
14 10 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
15 9 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
16 8 (0.71%) Adobe Analytics
16 8 (0.71%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.98%) Firewall
1 11 (0.98%) Wireless
2 10 (0.89%) Cisco Wireless
2 10 (0.89%) WAN
2 10 (0.89%) Wireless Security
3 9 (0.80%) VPN
4 6 (0.53%) Broadband
5 5 (0.44%) HTTP
5 5 (0.44%) Internet
5 5 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.27%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.18%) FIX Connectivity
8 1 (0.089%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (26.86%) Big Data
2 198 (17.55%) Hadoop
3 142 (12.59%) SQL Server
4 136 (12.06%) Data Warehouse
5 129 (11.44%) Power BI
6 113 (10.02%) NoSQL
7 101 (8.95%) QlikView
8 88 (7.80%) Data Mining
9 81 (7.18%) Relational Database
10 77 (6.83%) Apache Hive
11 76 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 73 (6.47%) PostgreSQL
13 66 (5.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 63 (5.59%) Amazon Redshift
14 63 (5.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 43 (3.81%) MongoDB
16 39 (3.46%) MySQL
17 35 (3.10%) Data Lake
18 33 (2.93%) BusinessObjects
18 33 (2.93%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 79 (7.00%) Git (software)
2 46 (4.08%) Jenkins
3 36 (3.19%) Maven
4 30 (2.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 17 (1.51%) Artifactory
5 17 (1.51%) Eclipse
5 17 (1.51%) RStudio
5 17 (1.51%) Visual Studio
6 14 (1.24%) Vagrant
7 13 (1.15%) Subversion
8 12 (1.06%) Ant
8 12 (1.06%) JIRA
9 10 (0.89%) ERwin
10 9 (0.80%) ER Studio
11 5 (0.44%) GitLab
11 5 (0.44%) Grunt
11 5 (0.44%) gulp
11 5 (0.44%) jspm
11 5 (0.44%) webpack
12 4 (0.35%) JUnit
General
1 434 (38.48%) Finance
2 158 (14.01%) Banking
3 117 (10.37%) Marketing
4 70 (6.21%) Investment Banking
5 69 (6.12%) Retail
6 65 (5.76%) Front Office
7 49 (4.34%) Games
8 44 (3.90%) Telecoms
9 38 (3.37%) Advertising
10 36 (3.19%) Manufacturing
11 33 (2.93%) Electronics
12 31 (2.75%) Publishing
13 13 (1.15%) Law
14 11 (0.98%) Corporate Banking
14 11 (0.98%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.80%) Back Office
15 9 (0.80%) Billing
15 9 (0.80%) Digital Economy
15 9 (0.80%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.80%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 348 (30.85%) Data Scientist
2 224 (19.86%) Analyst
3 191 (16.93%) Developer
4 127 (11.26%) Senior Data Scientist
5 121 (10.73%) Data Analyst
6 95 (8.42%) Consultant
7 91 (8.07%) Data Engineer
8 76 (6.74%) Senior Analyst
9 71 (6.29%) Data Consultant
10 69 (6.12%) Java Developer
11 58 (5.14%) Graduate
12 56 (4.96%) C# Developer
12 56 (4.96%) Graduate Developer
13 48 (4.26%) Machine Learning Scientist
13 48 (4.26%) Python Developer
14 47 (4.17%) Graduate C# Developer
15 45 (3.99%) Analytics Consultant
16 44 (3.90%) Architect
17 39 (3.46%) Senior Developer
18 37 (3.28%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (11.70%) Natural Language Processing
2 95 (8.42%) .NET
3 57 (5.05%) AngularJS
3 57 (5.05%) Web Services
4 50 (4.43%) TensorFlow
5 44 (3.90%) Kafka
6 42 (3.72%) React
7 39 (3.46%) jQuery
8 36 (3.19%) XML
9 34 (3.01%) D3.js
10 33 (2.93%) scikit-learn
11 29 (2.57%) HTML
12 26 (2.30%) ASP.NET
12 26 (2.30%) CSS
13 24 (2.13%) Pandas
14 21 (1.86%) MDX
14 21 (1.86%) NumPy
15 19 (1.68%) MXNet
15 19 (1.68%) Node.js
15 19 (1.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 306 (27.13%) Analytical Skills
2 175 (15.51%) Algorithms
3 108 (9.57%) Fintech
4 72 (6.38%) Hedge funds
5 69 (6.12%) Data Structures
6 66 (5.85%) Equities
7 60 (5.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 42 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
9 40 (3.55%) User Experience
10 38 (3.37%) Derivative
11 34 (3.01%) Fixed Income
12 25 (2.22%) Credit Risk
13 24 (2.13%) Social Media
14 23 (2.04%) Exotic Derivative
14 23 (2.04%) Market Risk
15 18 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
15 18 (1.60%) Virtual Team
16 16 (1.42%) Management Information System
17 9 (0.80%) NHS
18 8 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 81 (7.18%) Linux
2 43 (3.81%) Unix
3 35 (3.10%) Windows
4 18 (1.60%) CentOS
5 17 (1.51%) Ubuntu
6 14 (1.24%) Solaris
7 11 (0.98%) Android
7 11 (0.98%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.98%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.27%) CoreOS
9 2 (0.18%) Debian
9 2 (0.18%) SUSE
9 2 (0.18%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.089%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.089%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 579 (51.33%) Analytics
2 528 (46.81%) Data Science
3 487 (43.17%) Machine Learning
4 308 (27.30%) Mathematics
5 267 (23.67%) Visualisation
6 250 (22.16%) Statistics
7 239 (21.19%) Business Intelligence
8 219 (19.41%) Computer Science
9 194 (17.20%) Artificial Intelligence
10 193 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
11 187 (16.58%) Data Analysis
12 182 (16.13%) Data Analytics
13 152 (13.48%) Software Engineering
14 145 (12.85%) Data Visualisation
15 139 (12.32%) Physics
16 137 (12.15%) Data Modelling
17 117 (10.37%) Problem-Solving
18 107 (9.49%) ETL
19 106 (9.40%) Deep Learning
20 83 (7.36%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 946 (83.87%) Python
2 651 (57.71%) SQL
3 295 (26.15%) Java
4 198 (17.55%) C++
5 166 (14.72%) MATLAB
6 155 (13.74%) C#
7 142 (12.59%) Scala
8 112 (9.93%) JavaScript
9 55 (4.88%) C
10 52 (4.61%) VBA
11 41 (3.63%) T-SQL
12 39 (3.46%) Ruby
13 34 (3.01%) PHP
14 32 (2.84%) Bash Shell
15 27 (2.39%) PL/SQL
16 22 (1.95%) Clojure
17 21 (1.86%) Java 8
18 18 (1.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 18 (1.60%) Shell Script
19 17 (1.51%) Go
Qualifications
1 339 (30.05%) Degree
2 161 (14.27%) PhD
3 52 (4.61%) Numerate Degree
4 39 (3.46%) Master's Degree
5 20 (1.77%) Security Cleared
6 18 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
7 13 (1.15%) Postgraduate
8 11 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.89%) CCNA
9 10 (0.89%) CCNP
9 10 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.80%) MBA
10 9 (0.80%) TOGAF Certification
11 7 (0.62%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.35%) ACCA
12 4 (0.35%) CIMA
12 4 (0.35%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.35%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.089%) CEH
13 1 (0.089%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.23%) Data Quality
2 38 (3.37%) QA
3 15 (1.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 15 (1.33%) GDPR
4 12 (1.06%) Actionable Recommendations
5 11 (0.98%) IFRS
5 11 (0.98%) IFRS 9
6 10 (0.89%) EMIR
6 10 (0.89%) MiFID
7 9 (0.80%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.44%) FATCA
System Software
1 66 (5.85%) Docker
2 27 (2.39%) HDFS
3 12 (1.06%) VirtualBox
4 7 (0.62%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.62%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.089%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 51 (4.52%) Ansible
2 49 (4.34%) Kubernetes
3 34 (3.01%) Puppet
3 34 (3.01%) Terraform
4 25 (2.22%) Oozie
5 14 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.06%) Docker Swarm
7 7 (0.62%) Packer
8 3 (0.27%) Mesos
8 3 (0.27%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.27%) Xymon
8 3 (0.27%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.18%) Ambari
9 2 (0.18%) Kibana
9 2 (0.18%) WSUS
10 1 (0.089%) Istio
10 1 (0.089%) Salt
Vendors
1 237 (21.01%) Tableau
2 146 (12.94%) Microsoft
3 93 (8.24%) Oracle
4 65 (5.76%) Google
5 50 (4.43%) SAP
6 43 (3.81%) Alteryx
7 22 (1.95%) Cloudera
7 22 (1.95%) Hortonworks
8 20 (1.77%) Informatica
9 18 (1.60%) Databricks
9 18 (1.60%) MicroStrategy
9 18 (1.60%) Red Hat
10 17 (1.51%) MapR
11 12 (1.06%) Bloomberg
11 12 (1.06%) Dataiku
11 12 (1.06%) IBM
11 12 (1.06%) Rakuten
11 12 (1.06%) Reuters
12 11 (0.98%) Cisco
12 11 (0.98%) WorldPay