Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > London
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 212 297
Rank change year-on-year -16 +85 +35
Permanent jobs citing R 1,111 1,301 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.63% 1.75% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.85% 3.18% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 933 821 743
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £104,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 39,023 40,880 41,546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 57.35% 55.09% 54.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32,285 32,260 36,558
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +19 222 £65,000 -3.70% 28
West London +31 19 £57,500 +2.68% 14
East London -5 7 £68,750 -5.17% 7
South London +2 1 £39,500 -24.76%
R
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (84.07%) Python
2 637 (57.34%) SQL
3 551 (49.59%) Analytics
4 539 (48.51%) Data Science
5 458 (41.22%) Machine Learning
6 435 (39.15%) Finance
7 322 (28.98%) Big Data
7 322 (28.98%) Degree
8 313 (28.17%) Analytical Skills
9 308 (27.72%) Mathematics
10 274 (24.66%) Java
11 263 (23.67%) Statistics
12 241 (21.69%) Visualisation
13 233 (20.97%) Business Intelligence
14 232 (20.88%) Computer Science
15 231 (20.79%) Hadoop
16 209 (18.81%) SAS
17 207 (18.63%) Apache Spark
18 206 (18.54%) Tableau
19 199 (17.91%) C++
20 189 (17.01%) Artificial Intelligence
21 182 (16.38%) PhD
22 179 (16.11%) Agile Software Development
22 179 (16.11%) Algorithms
23 177 (15.93%) Data Analytics
24 173 (15.57%) Data Analysis
25 159 (14.31%) MATLAB
26 157 (14.13%) Scala
27 156 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
28 149 (13.41%) Banking

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
1 209 (18.81%) SAS
2 207 (18.63%) Apache Spark
3 45 (4.05%) Apache
4 27 (2.43%) Apache Pig
5 15 (1.35%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.17%) SharePoint
7 11 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (0.90%) Jupyter
9 8 (0.72%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (0.45%) WildFly
11 3 (0.27%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.27%) Drupal
12 2 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.18%) Confluence
12 2 (0.18%) IIS
13 1 (0.090%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.090%) Ethereum
13 1 (0.090%) IPython
Applications
1 79 (7.11%) SPSS
2 51 (4.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (1.17%) Stata
4 10 (0.90%) GNU Octave
5 8 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (0.63%) Chatbot
6 7 (0.63%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.36%) Gephi
9 3 (0.27%) CPLEX
10 1 (0.090%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.090%) EViews
10 1 (0.090%) Mingle
10 1 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.090%) SPSS Modeler
10 1 (0.090%) Weka
Business Applications
1 11 (0.99%) Actimize
2 7 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (0.54%) FastStats
4 2 (0.18%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.18%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.090%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 156 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 137 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (3.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 30 (2.70%) SaaS
5 21 (1.89%) PaaS
6 19 (1.71%) Amazon EMR
6 19 (1.71%) Azure Data Factory
7 17 (1.53%) Data Lake Analytics
8 16 (1.44%) Amazon S3
8 16 (1.44%) Google Analytics
9 15 (1.35%) Amazon SageMaker
10 14 (1.26%) Azure Machine Learning
10 14 (1.26%) GitHub
11 12 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
11 12 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (1.08%) Serverless
12 11 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (0.90%) Amazon Kinesis
14 9 (0.81%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
15 8 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.45%) Internet
1 5 (0.45%) Kerberos
2 4 (0.36%) HTTP
2 4 (0.36%) Wireless
3 3 (0.27%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (0.27%) Firewall
3 3 (0.27%) VPN
3 3 (0.27%) WAN
3 3 (0.27%) Wireless Security
4 2 (0.18%) FIX Connectivity
4 2 (0.18%) SMS
4 2 (0.18%) Value-Added Service
5 1 (0.090%) CHAP
5 1 (0.090%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (28.98%) Big Data
2 231 (20.79%) Hadoop
3 148 (13.32%) SQL Server
4 122 (10.98%) Power BI
5 119 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
6 105 (9.45%) NoSQL
7 87 (7.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 85 (7.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 80 (7.20%) Data Mining
9 80 (7.20%) QlikView
10 77 (6.93%) Apache Hive
11 72 (6.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 68 (6.12%) Relational Database
13 62 (5.58%) PostgreSQL
14 56 (5.04%) Amazon Redshift
15 41 (3.69%) MongoDB
16 39 (3.51%) Data Lake
17 32 (2.88%) BusinessObjects
18 30 (2.70%) MySQL
19 26 (2.34%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 82 (7.38%) Git (software)
2 45 (4.05%) Jenkins
3 22 (1.98%) Vagrant
4 21 (1.89%) Maven
5 20 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 20 (1.80%) JIRA
6 19 (1.71%) Subversion
7 18 (1.62%) RStudio
8 13 (1.17%) Eclipse
8 13 (1.17%) Visual Studio
9 10 (0.90%) Ant
10 9 (0.81%) Artifactory
11 6 (0.54%) ERwin
11 6 (0.54%) JUnit
12 5 (0.45%) ER Studio
12 5 (0.45%) GitLab
12 5 (0.45%) Grunt
12 5 (0.45%) gulp
12 5 (0.45%) jspm
12 5 (0.45%) webpack
General
1 435 (39.15%) Finance
2 149 (13.41%) Banking
3 112 (10.08%) Marketing
4 77 (6.93%) Front Office
5 72 (6.48%) Retail
6 52 (4.68%) Investment Banking
7 47 (4.23%) Advertising
8 40 (3.60%) Games
9 33 (2.97%) Telecoms
10 28 (2.52%) Publishing
11 26 (2.34%) Manufacturing
12 24 (2.16%) Electronics
13 20 (1.80%) Financial Institution
14 12 (1.08%) Social Science
15 11 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
16 10 (0.90%) Back Office
16 10 (0.90%) Retail Banking
17 9 (0.81%) Law
18 7 (0.63%) Automotive
19 6 (0.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 375 (33.75%) Data Scientist
2 196 (17.64%) Analyst
3 186 (16.74%) Developer
4 123 (11.07%) Senior Data Scientist
5 116 (10.44%) Data Engineer
6 98 (8.82%) Consultant
7 93 (8.37%) Data Analyst
8 74 (6.66%) Data Consultant
9 60 (5.40%) Java Developer
10 59 (5.31%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 55 (4.95%) Senior Analyst
12 53 (4.77%) Analytics Consultant
13 51 (4.59%) C# Developer
14 50 (4.50%) Graduate
15 47 (4.23%) Graduate Developer
16 45 (4.05%) Python Developer
17 42 (3.78%) Architect
18 40 (3.60%) Graduate C# Developer
19 39 (3.51%) Data Analytics Consultant
20 38 (3.42%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (11.07%) Natural Language Processing
2 95 (8.55%) .NET
3 57 (5.13%) AngularJS
3 57 (5.13%) TensorFlow
4 50 (4.50%) Web Services
5 44 (3.96%) Kafka
5 44 (3.96%) React
6 37 (3.33%) jQuery
7 36 (3.24%) D3.js
7 36 (3.24%) Pandas
8 34 (3.06%) scikit-learn
9 27 (2.43%) HTML
9 27 (2.43%) XML
10 26 (2.34%) ASP.NET
11 24 (2.16%) Node.js
11 24 (2.16%) RESTful
12 22 (1.98%) CSS
13 21 (1.89%) J2EE
13 21 (1.89%) MDX
14 20 (1.80%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 313 (28.17%) Analytical Skills
2 232 (20.88%) Computer Science
3 179 (16.11%) Algorithms
4 122 (10.98%) Fintech
5 63 (5.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 62 (5.58%) Hedge funds
7 60 (5.40%) Equities
8 48 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
9 47 (4.23%) Data Structures
10 41 (3.69%) Derivative
11 35 (3.15%) Fixed Income
12 32 (2.88%) User Experience
13 28 (2.52%) Exotic Derivative
14 26 (2.34%) Credit Risk
14 26 (2.34%) Market Risk
15 25 (2.25%) Social Media
16 20 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
17 19 (1.71%) Management Information System
18 13 (1.17%) Analytical Mindset
18 13 (1.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 63 (5.67%) Linux
2 39 (3.51%) Unix
3 38 (3.42%) Windows
4 18 (1.62%) CentOS
5 17 (1.53%) Ubuntu
6 12 (1.08%) Solaris
7 11 (0.99%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.72%) Android
8 8 (0.72%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.27%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.18%) Debian
10 2 (0.18%) SUSE
10 2 (0.18%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 551 (49.59%) Analytics
2 539 (48.51%) Data Science
3 458 (41.22%) Machine Learning
4 308 (27.72%) Mathematics
5 263 (23.67%) Statistics
6 241 (21.69%) Visualisation
7 233 (20.97%) Business Intelligence
8 189 (17.01%) Artificial Intelligence
9 179 (16.11%) Agile Software Development
10 177 (15.93%) Data Analytics
11 173 (15.57%) Data Analysis
12 133 (11.97%) Data Visualisation
13 125 (11.25%) Software Engineering
14 122 (10.98%) Physics
15 116 (10.44%) Problem-Solving
16 113 (10.17%) Data Modelling
17 111 (9.99%) ETL
18 104 (9.36%) Deep Learning
19 86 (7.74%) Predictive Modelling
20 78 (7.02%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 934 (84.07%) Python
2 637 (57.34%) SQL
3 274 (24.66%) Java
4 199 (17.91%) C++
5 159 (14.31%) MATLAB
6 157 (14.13%) Scala
7 141 (12.69%) C#
8 110 (9.90%) JavaScript
9 66 (5.94%) C
10 53 (4.77%) VBA
11 52 (4.68%) T-SQL
12 28 (2.52%) Ruby
13 25 (2.25%) PL/SQL
14 23 (2.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 21 (1.89%) Go
15 21 (1.89%) VB.NET
16 20 (1.80%) PHP
17 17 (1.53%) Clojure
17 17 (1.53%) VB
18 16 (1.44%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 322 (28.98%) Degree
2 182 (16.38%) PhD
3 52 (4.68%) Numerate Degree
4 35 (3.15%) Master's Degree
5 21 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (1.17%) Security Cleared
8 10 (0.90%) Postgraduate
9 8 (0.72%) MBA
10 5 (0.45%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.45%) PMP
11 4 (0.36%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.36%) MCSE
11 4 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.27%) CCNA
12 3 (0.27%) CCNP
12 3 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.090%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.090%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.69%) Data Quality
2 32 (2.88%) QA
3 18 (1.62%) GDPR
4 12 (1.08%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (0.72%) EMIR
5 8 (0.72%) MiFID
5 8 (0.72%) Solvency II
6 7 (0.63%) Actionable Recommendations
7 6 (0.54%) IFRS
7 6 (0.54%) IFRS 9
8 4 (0.36%) FATCA
System Software
1 79 (7.11%) Docker
2 28 (2.52%) HDFS
3 10 (0.90%) VirtualBox
4 7 (0.63%) Apache Flume
4 7 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 46 (4.14%) Kubernetes
2 35 (3.15%) Terraform
3 32 (2.88%) Ansible
4 15 (1.35%) Oozie
4 15 (1.35%) Puppet
5 10 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
6 9 (0.81%) Mesos
7 7 (0.63%) WSUS
8 5 (0.45%) Xymon
8 5 (0.45%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.27%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.18%) Ambari
10 2 (0.18%) Kibana
11 1 (0.090%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.090%) Packer
11 1 (0.090%) Rancher
Vendors
1 206 (18.54%) Tableau
2 148 (13.32%) Microsoft
3 84 (7.56%) Oracle
4 55 (4.95%) Google
5 41 (3.69%) SAP
6 37 (3.33%) Alteryx
7 27 (2.43%) Cloudera
8 22 (1.98%) Hortonworks
8 22 (1.98%) MicroStrategy
9 20 (1.80%) Cognos
10 19 (1.71%) Databricks
11 18 (1.62%) Informatica
11 18 (1.62%) MapR
12 17 (1.53%) Red Hat
13 14 (1.26%) IBM
14 12 (1.08%) Talend
15 10 (0.90%) Dataiku
15 10 (0.90%) Rakuten
16 9 (0.81%) Adobe
16 9 (0.81%) Teradata