Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > London
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 259 257
Rank change year-on-year +57 -2 +183
Permanent jobs citing R 1,199 913 1,112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.70% 1.31% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.07% 2.40% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 981 765 948
London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £103,750 £100,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +9.52%

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 39,067 38,069 46,150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 55.47% 54.67% 54.13%
Number of salaries quoted 32,570 33,202 40,171
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,000 £34,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +44 234 £67,500 +15.38% 25
West London +1 16 £45,000 +5.88% 10
North London - 10 £42,500 -
East London - 3 £70,000 - 5
South London -1 2 £43,000 - 1
R
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 934 (77.90%) Python
2 670 (55.88%) Analytics
3 665 (55.46%) SQL
4 602 (50.21%) Data Science
5 464 (38.70%) Machine Learning
6 407 (33.94%) Big Data
7 387 (32.28%) Analytical Skills
8 386 (32.19%) Finance
9 362 (30.19%) Java
10 335 (27.94%) Hadoop
11 332 (27.69%) Mathematics
12 302 (25.19%) Apache Spark
13 296 (24.69%) Degree
14 271 (22.60%) Tableau
15 262 (21.85%) Business Intelligence
16 260 (21.68%) SAS
17 253 (21.10%) Statistics
17 253 (21.10%) Visualisation
18 248 (20.68%) Agile Software Development
19 240 (20.02%) MATLAB
19 240 (20.02%) Algorithms
20 231 (19.27%) Computer Science
21 225 (18.77%) Data Analytics
22 192 (16.01%) PhD
23 187 (15.60%) C++
24 186 (15.51%) Scala
25 177 (14.76%) Amazon AWS
26 163 (13.59%) Data Analysis
27 160 (13.34%) Banking
28 153 (12.76%) 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
1 302 (25.19%) Apache Spark
2 260 (21.68%) SAS
3 50 (4.17%) Apache
4 38 (3.17%) Apache Pig
5 23 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (0.92%) GeoServer
7 8 (0.67%) Apache Solr
8 7 (0.58%) Jetty
8 7 (0.58%) nginx
9 6 (0.50%) Jupyter
10 4 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
10 4 (0.33%) Ethereum
10 4 (0.33%) Hyperledger
10 4 (0.33%) Predix
11 3 (0.25%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.17%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.17%) Luigi
12 2 (0.17%) Tornado
13 1 (0.083%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.083%) OpenStack
Applications
1 115 (9.59%) SPSS
2 75 (6.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.75%) S-PLUS
5 8 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (0.67%) Weka
6 7 (0.58%) GNU Octave
7 6 (0.50%) Mathematica
8 5 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.25%) CPLEX
9 3 (0.25%) Maple
10 2 (0.17%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.17%) Stata
11 1 (0.083%) EViews
11 1 (0.083%) HipChat
11 1 (0.083%) Vensim
Business Applications
1 14 (1.17%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 12 (1.00%) SAP ERP
3 7 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.50%) Relativity
5 5 (0.42%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.33%) Actimize
6 4 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
7 3 (0.25%) SimCorp Dimension
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle AML
8 2 (0.17%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.083%) Capstone
9 1 (0.083%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.083%) FastStats
9 1 (0.083%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.083%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 177 (14.76%) Amazon AWS
2 153 (12.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (4.09%) Azure Machine Learning
4 43 (3.59%) Amazon S3
5 35 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
6 34 (2.84%) Google Cloud Platform
7 27 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
8 19 (1.58%) Amazon Kinesis
8 19 (1.58%) GitHub
8 19 (1.58%) Google Analytics
9 17 (1.42%) SaaS
10 13 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
10 13 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (0.92%) Amazon EMR
12 9 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (0.75%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 9 (0.75%) Serverless
13 8 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 7 (0.58%) CloudFront
15 6 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.08%) VPN
2 9 (0.75%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.67%) HTTP
3 8 (0.67%) SSL
4 7 (0.58%) Network Security
5 5 (0.42%) Internet
6 4 (0.33%) Skype
7 2 (0.17%) GPRS
7 2 (0.17%) GSM
7 2 (0.17%) LTE
7 2 (0.17%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.17%) UMTS
7 2 (0.17%) Wireless
8 1 (0.083%) Firewall
8 1 (0.083%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 407 (33.94%) Big Data
2 335 (27.94%) Hadoop
3 146 (12.18%) Data Warehouse
3 146 (12.18%) SQL Server
4 144 (12.01%) NoSQL
5 123 (10.26%) Power BI
6 118 (9.84%) Apache Hive
7 116 (9.67%) Data Mining
8 107 (8.92%) QlikView
9 104 (8.67%) MongoDB
10 79 (6.59%) Relational Database
11 72 (6.01%) Apache Cassandra
12 63 (5.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 57 (4.75%) Amazon Redshift
14 47 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 46 (3.84%) PostgreSQL
15 46 (3.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 42 (3.50%) HBase
17 36 (3.00%) OLAP
18 34 (2.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 37 (3.09%) RStudio
2 33 (2.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 25 (2.09%) Git (software)
4 23 (1.92%) Subversion
5 20 (1.67%) Jenkins
6 13 (1.08%) Gatling
6 13 (1.08%) JMeter
7 7 (0.58%) Gradle
7 7 (0.58%) Travis CI
8 5 (0.42%) Maven
8 5 (0.42%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.42%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.25%) Babel
9 3 (0.25%) CMake
9 3 (0.25%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.25%) MSBuild
9 3 (0.25%) Selenium
9 3 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.25%) Xcode
10 2 (0.17%) Cucumber
General
1 386 (32.19%) Finance
2 160 (13.34%) Banking
3 153 (12.76%) Marketing
4 103 (8.59%) Investment Banking
5 88 (7.34%) Retail
6 72 (6.01%) Retail Banking
7 49 (4.09%) Front Office
8 47 (3.92%) Advertising
9 28 (2.34%) Telecoms
10 26 (2.17%) Financial Institution
11 18 (1.50%) Games
12 17 (1.42%) Law
13 16 (1.33%) Legal
14 13 (1.08%) Publishing
15 12 (1.00%) Manufacturing
16 9 (0.75%) Electronics
17 6 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.25%) International Banking
19 2 (0.17%) Back Office
19 2 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 362 (30.19%) Data Scientist
2 217 (18.10%) Analyst
3 191 (15.93%) Developer
4 89 (7.42%) Senior Data Scientist
5 74 (6.17%) Consultant
5 74 (6.17%) Data Analyst
5 74 (6.17%) Data Engineer
6 57 (4.75%) Qualitative Analyst
6 57 (4.75%) Quantitative Analyst
7 56 (4.67%) Analytics Manager
8 50 (4.17%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 47 (3.92%) Software Engineer
10 46 (3.84%) Architect
10 46 (3.84%) Data Manager
11 40 (3.34%) Data Analytics Manager
12 36 (3.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 35 (2.92%) Quantitative Developer
14 33 (2.75%) Data Consultant
15 30 (2.50%) Analytics Consultant
15 30 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (9.76%) Natural Language Processing
2 115 (9.59%) .NET
3 60 (5.00%) HTML
4 58 (4.84%) Web Services
5 51 (4.25%) Kafka
6 46 (3.84%) CSS
7 44 (3.67%) D3.js
8 43 (3.59%) NumPy
9 37 (3.09%) Pandas
10 36 (3.00%) REST
11 34 (2.84%) AngularJS
12 33 (2.75%) ASP.NET
13 32 (2.67%) scikit-learn
14 31 (2.59%) XML
15 28 (2.34%) React
16 25 (2.09%) HTML5
17 24 (2.00%) TensorFlow
18 23 (1.92%) RESTful
19 22 (1.83%) SciPy
20 20 (1.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 387 (32.28%) Analytical Skills
2 240 (20.02%) Algorithms
3 231 (19.27%) Computer Science
4 70 (5.84%) Fintech
5 42 (3.50%) User Experience
6 40 (3.34%) Credit Risk
6 40 (3.34%) Data Structures
6 40 (3.34%) Equities
7 32 (2.67%) Management Information System
8 30 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (2.50%) Hedge funds
8 30 (2.50%) Market Risk
9 29 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 18 (1.50%) Social Media
11 16 (1.33%) Derivative
12 15 (1.25%) Analytical Mindset
13 11 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
14 10 (0.83%) FMCG
15 8 (0.67%) Digital Media
15 8 (0.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 99 (8.26%) Linux
2 50 (4.17%) Unix
3 17 (1.42%) Android
4 16 (1.33%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.08%) CoreOS
6 9 (0.75%) Windows
7 3 (0.25%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.25%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.083%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 670 (55.88%) Analytics
2 602 (50.21%) Data Science
3 464 (38.70%) Machine Learning
4 332 (27.69%) Mathematics
5 262 (21.85%) Business Intelligence
6 253 (21.10%) Statistics
6 253 (21.10%) Visualisation
7 248 (20.68%) Agile Software Development
8 225 (18.77%) Data Analytics
9 163 (13.59%) Data Analysis
10 146 (12.18%) Data Visualisation
11 140 (11.68%) ETL
12 128 (10.68%) Statistical Modelling
13 111 (9.26%) Software Engineering
14 106 (8.84%) Neural Network
15 101 (8.42%) Deep Learning
16 99 (8.26%) Data Modelling
17 93 (7.76%) Artificial Intelligence
18 85 (7.09%) Predictive Modelling
19 81 (6.76%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 934 (77.90%) Python
2 665 (55.46%) SQL
3 362 (30.19%) Java
4 240 (20.02%) MATLAB
5 187 (15.60%) C++
6 186 (15.51%) Scala
7 120 (10.01%) C#
8 101 (8.42%) JavaScript
9 79 (6.59%) VBA
10 72 (6.01%) Perl
11 63 (5.25%) T-SQL
12 51 (4.25%) C
13 36 (3.00%) PHP
14 31 (2.59%) PL/SQL
15 23 (1.92%) VB.NET
16 18 (1.50%) Bash Shell
17 17 (1.42%) Julia
18 15 (1.25%) Shell Script
19 14 (1.17%) VB
20 13 (1.08%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 296 (24.69%) Degree
2 192 (16.01%) PhD
3 66 (5.50%) Master's Degree
4 59 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 45 (3.75%) Numerate Degree
6 15 (1.25%) Security Cleared
7 8 (0.67%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.25%) ISEB
9 2 (0.17%) MBA
9 2 (0.17%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.083%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.083%) CFA
10 1 (0.083%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.083%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.25%) Data Quality
2 36 (3.00%) QA
3 16 (1.33%) MiFID
4 13 (1.08%) EMIR
4 13 (1.08%) GDPR
4 13 (1.08%) IFRS
4 13 (1.08%) IFRS 9
5 12 (1.00%) Dodd-Frank
6 8 (0.67%) Solvency II
7 7 (0.58%) Actionable Recommendations
8 4 (0.33%) Basel III
9 3 (0.25%) GCP
9 3 (0.25%) SLA
10 1 (0.083%) FATCA
System Software
1 41 (3.42%) Docker
2 18 (1.50%) Apache Flume
3 8 (0.67%) HDFS
4 6 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.083%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.083%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (1.92%) Terraform
2 20 (1.67%) Kubernetes
3 15 (1.25%) Prometheus
4 10 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.67%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (0.42%) Ansible
6 5 (0.42%) Puppet
7 4 (0.33%) Rundeck
8 3 (0.25%) Ambari
8 3 (0.25%) Mesos
9 1 (0.083%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.083%) Oozie
9 1 (0.083%) Packer
9 1 (0.083%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 271 (22.60%) Tableau
2 134 (11.18%) Microsoft
3 93 (7.76%) Oracle
4 83 (6.92%) Google
5 69 (5.75%) Alteryx
6 47 (3.92%) Teradata
7 46 (3.84%) Cloudera
8 36 (3.00%) Netezza
9 33 (2.75%) SAP
10 19 (1.58%) Informatica
11 17 (1.42%) Talend
12 13 (1.08%) Hortonworks
12 13 (1.08%) IBM
12 13 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
12 13 (1.08%) PagerDuty
13 12 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (0.92%) Twitter
15 10 (0.83%) MapR
16 9 (0.75%) Capita
16 9 (0.75%) Databricks