Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > London
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 152 228 211
Rank change year-on-year +76 -17 +92
Permanent jobs citing R 1,276 1,096 1,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.28% 1.59% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.07% 2.78% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,029 921 819
London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £43,517 £42,050 £40,000
90th Percentile £122,500 £105,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 31,359 39,360 41,112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.00% 57.13% 54.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26,193 32,454 32,556
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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 +38 249 £63,750 -1.92% 30
West London +68 61 £48,500 -15.65% 4
East London +42 13 £46,750 -32.00% 6
South London +6 9 £55,000 +39.24%
North London - 9 £65,000 - 2
R
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 1,069 (83.78%) Python
2 660 (51.72%) SQL
3 582 (45.61%) Analytics
4 546 (42.79%) Data Science
5 540 (42.32%) Finance
6 454 (35.58%) Machine Learning
7 437 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
8 380 (29.78%) AWS
9 375 (29.39%) Business Intelligence
10 355 (27.82%) Java
11 352 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
12 305 (23.90%) Degree
13 288 (22.57%) Big Data
14 285 (22.34%) Software Engineering
15 284 (22.26%) Mathematics
16 273 (21.39%) Web Services
17 272 (21.32%) Visualisation
18 270 (21.16%) Asset Management
19 241 (18.89%) Power BI
19 241 (18.89%) Power Platform
20 227 (17.79%) Fixed Income
21 224 (17.55%) Front Office
22 217 (17.01%) Azure
23 212 (16.61%) Hadoop
24 203 (15.91%) Apache Spark
25 195 (15.28%) Tableau
26 186 (14.58%) SQL Server
27 183 (14.34%) C#
28 180 (14.11%) Artificial Intelligence
29 176 (13.79%) Statistics

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
1 203 (15.91%) Apache Spark
2 122 (9.56%) SAS
3 26 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 24 (1.88%) Apache
5 22 (1.72%) Jupyter
6 15 (1.18%) ArcGIS
7 13 (1.02%) Apache Pig
8 9 (0.71%) IPython
9 8 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.47%) nginx
11 5 (0.39%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.31%) Camunda
13 3 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
13 3 (0.24%) Confluence
13 3 (0.24%) R Markdown
13 3 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.16%) GeoServer
14 2 (0.16%) JBoss
14 2 (0.16%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.078%) MQSeries
Applications
1 104 (8.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 62 (4.86%) SPSS
3 21 (1.65%) Stata
4 17 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.31%) GNU Octave
6 4 (0.31%) Mathematica
7 3 (0.24%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.24%) EViews
8 2 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.078%) SPSS Modeler
9 1 (0.078%) Weka
Business Applications
1 14 (1.10%) Eagle PACE
1 14 (1.10%) Markit EDM
1 14 (1.10%) PolarLake
2 4 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.24%) FastStats
3 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.16%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 1 (0.078%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.078%) Data Workbench
5 1 (0.078%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.078%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.078%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 1 (0.078%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.078%) Sprinklr
5 1 (0.078%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 380 (29.78%) AWS
2 241 (18.89%) Power Platform
3 217 (17.01%) Azure
4 116 (9.09%) Amazon S3
5 111 (8.70%) Amazon SQS
5 111 (8.70%) Serverless
6 100 (7.84%) AWS Lambda
7 82 (6.43%) GCP
8 49 (3.84%) Amazon EC2
9 48 (3.76%) Amazon ECS
10 47 (3.68%) Google Analytics
10 47 (3.68%) OpenShift
11 35 (2.74%) Azure Machine Learning
12 33 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
13 32 (2.51%) Azure Data Factory
14 30 (2.35%) AWS CloudFormation
15 16 (1.25%) AWS Fargate
16 15 (1.18%) PowerApps
16 15 (1.18%) SaaS
16 15 (1.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.78%) Firewall
1 10 (0.78%) Network Security
2 9 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (0.24%) Internet
5 2 (0.16%) FIX Connectivity
6 1 (0.078%) 5G
6 1 (0.078%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.078%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (22.57%) Big Data
2 241 (18.89%) Power BI
3 212 (16.61%) Hadoop
4 186 (14.58%) SQL Server
5 175 (13.71%) Data Warehouse
6 130 (10.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 125 (9.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 114 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 100 (7.84%) Amazon RDS
9 100 (7.84%) NoSQL
10 84 (6.58%) Data Mining
11 65 (5.09%) Data Lake
12 59 (4.62%) Apache Hive
13 54 (4.23%) Amazon Redshift
13 54 (4.23%) Relational Database
14 53 (4.15%) QlikView
15 43 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
16 39 (3.06%) MongoDB
17 34 (2.66%) MySQL
18 32 (2.51%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 91 (7.13%) RStudio
2 54 (4.23%) Git (software)
3 49 (3.84%) Artifactory
4 31 (2.43%) Jenkins
5 28 (2.19%) JIRA
6 15 (1.18%) Bitbucket
6 15 (1.18%) Visual Studio
7 12 (0.94%) Subversion
8 11 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (0.71%) GitLab
9 9 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (0.63%) Bitbucket Server
10 8 (0.63%) git-flow
11 6 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.39%) Vagrant
13 4 (0.31%) Redmine
14 3 (0.24%) Hudson
14 3 (0.24%) Maven
15 2 (0.16%) Mercurial
General
1 540 (42.32%) Finance
2 224 (17.55%) Front Office
3 161 (12.62%) Banking
4 142 (11.13%) Marketing
5 71 (5.56%) Retail
6 30 (2.35%) Law
7 26 (2.04%) Telecoms
8 22 (1.72%) Investment Banking
9 20 (1.57%) Public Sector
10 15 (1.18%) Advertising
11 14 (1.10%) Games
12 13 (1.02%) Billing
13 11 (0.86%) Automotive
13 11 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.78%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.78%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.63%) Publishing
16 5 (0.39%) Electronics
16 5 (0.39%) Legal
17 3 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 368 (28.84%) Developer
2 282 (22.10%) Data Scientist
3 168 (13.17%) Analyst
4 136 (10.66%) Java Developer
5 105 (8.23%) Senior Data Scientist
6 94 (7.37%) Data Engineer
7 87 (6.82%) Data Analyst
8 81 (6.35%) Architect
8 81 (6.35%) Consultant
9 78 (6.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 77 (6.03%) AWS Developer
11 71 (5.56%) Python Developer
12 66 (5.17%) Java Software Developer
13 64 (5.02%) Senior Developer
14 59 (4.62%) Software Engineer
15 56 (4.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 50 (3.92%) Data Consultant
17 48 (3.76%) J2EE Developer
17 48 (3.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
17 48 (3.76%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (21.39%) Web Services
2 150 (11.76%) J2EE
3 87 (6.82%) .NET
4 86 (6.74%) Pandas
5 83 (6.50%) Natural Language Processing
5 83 (6.50%) NumPy
6 67 (5.25%) SciPy
7 65 (5.09%) D3.js
8 54 (4.23%) J2SE
9 48 (3.76%) HTML
10 41 (3.21%) TensorFlow
11 40 (3.13%) AngularJS
12 35 (2.74%) React
12 35 (2.74%) scikit-learn
13 31 (2.43%) Kafka
14 28 (2.19%) Node.js
15 21 (1.65%) REST
16 20 (1.57%) CSS
16 20 (1.57%) RESTful
17 18 (1.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 352 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 227 (17.79%) Fixed Income
3 167 (13.09%) Derivative
4 157 (12.30%) Algorithms
5 136 (10.66%) Equities
6 108 (8.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 90 (7.05%) Greenfield Project
8 48 (3.76%) Management Information System
9 35 (2.74%) Hedge funds
10 32 (2.51%) Social Media
11 31 (2.43%) Reference Data
12 26 (2.04%) User Experience
13 25 (1.96%) Credit Risk
14 21 (1.65%) Data Centre
15 20 (1.57%) Data Structures
16 15 (1.18%) Digital Media
17 13 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
18 12 (0.94%) Life Science
19 11 (0.86%) Cloud Native
19 11 (0.86%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 58 (4.55%) Linux
2 30 (2.35%) Windows
3 21 (1.65%) Unix
4 10 (0.78%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.39%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.16%) Solaris
7 1 (0.078%) CentOS
7 1 (0.078%) Debian
7 1 (0.078%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.078%) SUSE
7 1 (0.078%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.078%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.078%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.078%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 582 (45.61%) Analytics
2 546 (42.79%) Data Science
3 454 (35.58%) Machine Learning
4 437 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
5 375 (29.39%) Business Intelligence
6 285 (22.34%) Software Engineering
7 284 (22.26%) Mathematics
8 272 (21.32%) Visualisation
9 270 (21.16%) Asset Management
10 180 (14.11%) Artificial Intelligence
11 176 (13.79%) Statistics
12 171 (13.40%) Data Analysis
12 171 (13.40%) Data Modelling
13 165 (12.93%) Computer Science
14 157 (12.30%) Data Visualisation
15 154 (12.07%) Data Analytics
16 146 (11.44%) ETL
17 138 (10.82%) Mentoring
18 132 (10.34%) Microservices
19 118 (9.25%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1,069 (83.78%) Python
2 660 (51.72%) SQL
3 355 (27.82%) Java
4 183 (14.34%) C#
5 154 (12.07%) Scala
6 143 (11.21%) JavaScript
7 108 (8.46%) C
8 85 (6.66%) C++
9 74 (5.80%) T-SQL
10 61 (4.78%) MATLAB
11 60 (4.70%) VBA
12 40 (3.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 32 (2.51%) PowerShell
14 15 (1.18%) Apex Code
14 15 (1.18%) Perl
15 14 (1.10%) TypeScript
16 13 (1.02%) Bash Shell
16 13 (1.02%) VB
17 12 (0.94%) Ruby
18 10 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 305 (23.90%) Degree
2 117 (9.17%) PhD
3 38 (2.98%) Master's Degree
4 33 (2.59%) Numerate Degree
5 19 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (0.86%) Security Cleared
7 9 (0.71%) CCIE
7 9 (0.71%) CCNP
7 9 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.39%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.078%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.078%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.078%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.078%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.76%) Data Quality
2 31 (2.43%) QA
3 15 (1.18%) Actionable Recommendations
4 10 (0.78%) GDPR
5 5 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.39%) EMIR
5 5 (0.39%) MiFID
6 4 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 112 (8.78%) Docker
2 22 (1.72%) HDFS
3 9 (0.71%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.39%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.39%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.078%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 92 (7.21%) Kubernetes
2 70 (5.49%) Terraform
3 14 (1.10%) Ansible
4 8 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
4 8 (0.63%) Oozie
5 5 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.39%) Puppet
6 4 (0.31%) Icinga
6 4 (0.31%) Prometheus
6 4 (0.31%) SQL Sentry
7 1 (0.078%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 195 (15.28%) Tableau
2 173 (13.56%) Microsoft
3 114 (8.93%) Google
4 40 (3.13%) Oracle
5 32 (2.51%) WorldPay
6 31 (2.43%) MicroStrategy
7 29 (2.27%) Alteryx
8 27 (2.12%) Informatica
9 24 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (1.65%) SAP
11 20 (1.57%) IBM
12 18 (1.41%) Databricks
13 16 (1.25%) Bloomberg
13 16 (1.25%) Mapbox
14 14 (1.10%) Cisco
15 13 (1.02%) Talend
15 13 (1.02%) Teradata
16 12 (0.94%) Cloudera
16 12 (0.94%) Hortonworks
17 10 (0.78%) Dataiku