Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > London
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 239 167 180
Rank change year-on-year -72 +13 +48
Permanent jobs citing R 675 634 1,158
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.50% 2.15% 2.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.43% 3.71% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 450 552 897
10th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £41,550
25th Percentile £47,500 £57,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,000 £75,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -17.33% +11.11% +3.85%
75th Percentile £90,000 £101,563 £86,250
90th Percentile £122,500 £125,000 £106,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% +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 27,740 17,097 32,318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 61.59% 58.11% 56.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17,687 14,245 27,479
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -12 109 £55,000 -25.68% 38
South London +12 18 £43,313 -13.38% 2
West London -32 17 £52,500 -19.23% 5
North London +15 1 £48,545 - 1
R
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 594 (88.00%) Python
2 390 (57.78%) SQL
3 357 (52.89%) Analytics
4 301 (44.59%) Data Science
5 190 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
6 185 (27.41%) Visualisation
7 184 (27.26%) Social Skills
8 177 (26.22%) AWS
9 176 (26.07%) Tableau
10 170 (25.19%) Finance
11 149 (22.07%) Analytical Skills
12 145 (21.48%) Machine Learning
13 141 (20.89%) Data Visualisation
14 140 (20.74%) Software Engineering
15 135 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
15 135 (20.00%) Java
16 134 (19.85%) Degree
17 127 (18.81%) Power Platform
18 125 (18.52%) GCP
18 125 (18.52%) Power BI
19 120 (17.78%) Mathematics
19 120 (17.78%) Azure
20 112 (16.59%) Statistics
21 109 (16.15%) Data Modelling
22 103 (15.26%) Data Analysis
23 96 (14.22%) JavaScript
24 93 (13.78%) Artificial Intelligence
25 86 (12.74%) ETL
26 84 (12.44%) C++
27 82 (12.15%) Marketing

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 68 (10.07%) SAS
2 58 (8.59%) Apache Spark
3 33 (4.89%) Tornado
4 25 (3.70%) Apache Airflow
5 8 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.19%) Mendix
6 7 (1.04%) Apache
6 7 (1.04%) Luigi
7 6 (0.89%) Apache Pig
7 6 (0.89%) Confluence
8 4 (0.59%) IIS
8 4 (0.59%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.44%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.30%) CMS
10 2 (0.30%) Ethereum
11 1 (0.15%) Appian
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 53 (7.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (2.96%) Photoshop
3 17 (2.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (2.52%) GIMP
4 14 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (2.07%) SPSS
5 9 (1.33%) Stata
6 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (0.44%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.30%) Gephi
9 1 (0.15%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.15%) EViews
9 1 (0.15%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (0.59%) FastStats
1 4 (0.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 4 (0.59%) Unica
2 3 (0.44%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.15%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 177 (26.22%) AWS
2 127 (18.81%) Power Platform
3 125 (18.52%) GCP
4 120 (17.78%) Azure
5 67 (9.93%) GitHub
6 37 (5.48%) Snowflake
7 16 (2.37%) Google Analytics
8 14 (2.07%) Azure Data Factory
8 14 (2.07%) SaaS
9 12 (1.78%) Amazon S3
10 11 (1.63%) Amazon SageMaker
10 11 (1.63%) Serverless
11 9 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (1.19%) Amazon ECS
13 7 (1.04%) Amazon EKS
13 7 (1.04%) Google Sheets
13 7 (1.04%) Microsoft 365
14 6 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.89%) Amazon Kinesis
14 6 (0.89%) Fivetran
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.52%) VPN
2 13 (1.93%) FTP
2 13 (1.93%) SSH
3 11 (1.63%) IPsec
4 10 (1.48%) Internet
5 6 (0.89%) DNS
6 4 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (0.59%) Cisco Firepower
6 4 (0.59%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (0.59%) DHCP
6 4 (0.59%) VLAN
6 4 (0.59%) VoIP
7 2 (0.30%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.30%) Firewall
7 2 (0.30%) HTTP
7 2 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.30%) MPLS
7 2 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (26.07%) Tableau
2 125 (18.52%) Power BI
3 78 (11.56%) Relational Database
4 71 (10.52%) NoSQL
5 63 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
6 61 (9.04%) Big Data
7 49 (7.26%) Data Mining
8 46 (6.81%) Hadoop
9 44 (6.52%) BigQuery
10 43 (6.37%) MongoDB
11 41 (6.07%) SQL Server
12 27 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 24 (3.56%) Looker
14 20 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 19 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
16 18 (2.67%) KNIME
17 17 (2.52%) Amazon Redshift
17 17 (2.52%) Data Lake
17 17 (2.52%) Oracle Database
18 13 (1.93%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 40 (5.93%) Git (software)
2 34 (5.04%) JIRA
3 13 (1.93%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.89%) Artifactory
4 6 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (0.89%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.59%) Arsenale Dataplane
5 4 (0.59%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.59%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.44%) git-flow
6 3 (0.44%) GitLab
6 3 (0.44%) MLflow
6 3 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.30%) Bitbucket Server
7 2 (0.30%) CircleCI
7 2 (0.30%) Snyk
7 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.15%) LoadRunner
General
1 184 (27.26%) Social Skills
2 170 (25.19%) Finance
3 149 (22.07%) Analytical Skills
4 82 (12.15%) Marketing
5 65 (9.63%) Games
6 62 (9.19%) Front Office
7 51 (7.56%) Advertising
8 46 (6.81%) Legal
9 44 (6.52%) Banking
10 42 (6.22%) Presentation Skills
11 34 (5.04%) Back Office
12 33 (4.89%) Online Betting
13 30 (4.44%) Retail
14 23 (3.41%) Influencing Skills
15 14 (2.07%) Public Sector
16 13 (1.93%) Spanish Language
17 11 (1.63%) Organisational Skills
17 11 (1.63%) Telecoms
18 10 (1.48%) Documentation Skills
19 8 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 153 (22.67%) Developer
2 150 (22.22%) Data Scientist
3 121 (17.93%) Analyst
4 88 (13.04%) Data Engineer
5 62 (9.19%) Python Developer
6 48 (7.11%) Data Analyst
7 44 (6.52%) Architect
8 42 (6.22%) Senior Data Scientist
9 35 (5.19%) Software Developer
10 33 (4.89%) Front Office Developer
10 33 (4.89%) JavaScript Developer
11 31 (4.59%) Consultant
12 26 (3.85%) Backend Developer
13 24 (3.56%) AWS Developer
13 24 (3.56%) Insight Analyst
13 24 (3.56%) SQL Analyst
14 22 (3.26%) Junior
14 22 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
15 18 (2.67%) Product Analyst
16 17 (2.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (12.00%) React
2 76 (11.26%) AngularJS
3 68 (10.07%) Web Services
4 61 (9.04%) Vue.js
5 53 (7.85%) OLE
6 48 (7.11%) HTML
7 45 (6.67%) CSS
7 45 (6.67%) TensorFlow
8 43 (6.37%) Shiny
9 41 (6.07%) RESTful
10 33 (4.89%) RabbitMQ
11 30 (4.44%) REST
12 26 (3.85%) .NET
13 22 (3.26%) PySpark
14 21 (3.11%) Kafka
15 18 (2.67%) D3.js
16 17 (2.52%) Redux
16 17 (2.52%) scikit-learn
17 16 (2.37%) HTML5
18 15 (2.22%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.63%) Equities
2 64 (9.48%) Fixed Income
3 56 (8.30%) Algorithms
4 50 (7.41%) Derivative
5 43 (6.37%) Blog
6 41 (6.07%) Legacy Systems
7 31 (4.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 30 (4.44%) Hedge funds
9 23 (3.41%) User Experience
10 19 (2.81%) Mobile Games
10 19 (2.81%) Self-Motivation
11 17 (2.52%) Client/Server
12 16 (2.37%) Management Information System
13 12 (1.78%) Renewable Energy
14 11 (1.63%) SCADA
15 10 (1.48%) Market Risk
16 9 (1.33%) Data Structures
16 9 (1.33%) Reinsurance
17 8 (1.19%) Cloud Native
18 7 (1.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 65 (9.63%) Linux
2 49 (7.26%) Unix
3 4 (0.59%) VMS
3 4 (0.59%) Windows
3 4 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.30%) CentOS
4 2 (0.30%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (52.89%) Analytics
2 301 (44.59%) Data Science
3 190 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
4 185 (27.41%) Visualisation
5 145 (21.48%) Machine Learning
6 141 (20.89%) Data Visualisation
7 140 (20.74%) Software Engineering
8 135 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 120 (17.78%) Mathematics
10 112 (16.59%) Statistics
11 109 (16.15%) Data Modelling
12 103 (15.26%) Data Analysis
13 93 (13.78%) Artificial Intelligence
14 86 (12.74%) ETL
15 82 (12.15%) Data Engineering
16 79 (11.70%) Computer Science
17 77 (11.41%) Data Analytics
18 69 (10.22%) Open Source
19 66 (9.78%) Problem-Solving
20 62 (9.19%) Data Pipeline
Programming Languages
1 594 (88.00%) Python
2 390 (57.78%) SQL
3 135 (20.00%) Java
4 96 (14.22%) JavaScript
5 84 (12.44%) C++
6 65 (9.63%) C
7 53 (7.85%) C#
8 42 (6.22%) MATLAB
9 40 (5.93%) Scala
10 26 (3.85%) PowerShell
11 22 (3.26%) VBA
12 15 (2.22%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.22%) Ruby
13 12 (1.78%) Go
14 9 (1.33%) VB
15 8 (1.19%) Julia
16 7 (1.04%) Kotlin
16 7 (1.04%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.89%) LookML
18 5 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 134 (19.85%) Degree
2 45 (6.67%) PhD
3 28 (4.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (2.96%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.93%) Numerate Degree
6 12 (1.78%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.89%) MBA
8 5 (0.74%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.59%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.59%) Tableau Certification
10 2 (0.30%) CCNA
10 2 (0.30%) CEH
10 2 (0.30%) CISSP
10 2 (0.30%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (0.30%) GIAC
10 2 (0.30%) Linux+ Certification
10 2 (0.30%) MCSE
10 2 (0.30%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.30%) SANS
10 2 (0.30%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.67%) Data Quality
1 18 (2.67%) QA
2 15 (2.22%) Actionable Recommendations
3 11 (1.63%) SLA
4 9 (1.33%) Basel II
4 9 (1.33%) CRD IV
5 6 (0.89%) GDPR
6 5 (0.74%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.15%) GRC
7 1 (0.15%) IFRS
7 1 (0.15%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 73 (10.81%) Docker
2 6 (0.89%) VirtualBox
3 4 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.59%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.30%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 64 (9.48%) Kubernetes
2 16 (2.37%) Terraform
3 12 (1.78%) Ansible
4 6 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (0.59%) Ambari
5 4 (0.59%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.59%) Hadoop YARN
5 4 (0.59%) Kubeflow
5 4 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.30%) Kibana
6 2 (0.30%) Oozie
7 1 (0.15%) Grafana
Vendors
1 76 (11.26%) Google
2 53 (7.85%) Alteryx
3 50 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 40 (5.93%) Oracle
5 32 (4.74%) Databricks
6 22 (3.26%) Adobe
7 12 (1.78%) Facebook
8 11 (1.63%) Cloudera
8 11 (1.63%) SAP
9 10 (1.48%) Hortonworks
9 10 (1.48%) UiPath
10 9 (1.33%) Dataiku
11 7 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.89%) Informatica
12 6 (0.89%) Teradata
13 5 (0.74%) App Annie
13 5 (0.74%) DataRobot
13 5 (0.74%) IBM
14 4 (0.59%) Apteco
14 4 (0.59%) YouTube