Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > London
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 211 295
Rank change year-on-year -15 +84 +47
Permanent jobs citing R 1,116 1,286 915
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.61% 1.74% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.83% 3.14% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 917 879 792
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £104,250 £103,750 £110,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%

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 39,392 40,904 44,121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.79% 55.25% 54.37%
Number of salaries quoted 32,404 32,934 38,910
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 £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +12 208 £66,250 -1.85% 43
West London +16 19 £50,000 -2.44% 15
East London -5 9 £72,500 -3.33% 6
North London +1 2 £47,500 -0.26%
South London -1 2 £43,000 -11.79% 1
R
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 951 (85.22%) Python
2 611 (54.75%) SQL
3 587 (52.60%) Data Science
4 577 (51.70%) Analytics
5 479 (42.92%) Machine Learning
6 404 (36.20%) Finance
7 376 (33.69%) Big Data
8 327 (29.30%) Analytical Skills
9 320 (28.67%) Java
10 306 (27.42%) Mathematics
11 284 (25.45%) Hadoop
12 274 (24.55%) Degree
13 273 (24.46%) Apache Spark
14 247 (22.13%) Statistics
15 225 (20.16%) Business Intelligence
16 221 (19.80%) Algorithms
17 218 (19.53%) Computer Science
18 217 (19.44%) Visualisation
19 216 (19.35%) C++
20 207 (18.55%) Artificial Intelligence
21 196 (17.56%) Tableau
22 195 (17.47%) SAS
23 191 (17.11%) PhD
24 188 (16.85%) Scala
25 186 (16.67%) MATLAB
26 185 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
27 158 (14.16%) Data Analytics
28 154 (13.80%) Amazon AWS
29 139 (12.46%) Data Analysis
30 135 (12.10%) Problem-Solving

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
1 273 (24.46%) Apache Spark
2 195 (17.47%) SAS
3 47 (4.21%) Apache
4 24 (2.15%) Apache Pig
5 14 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (1.16%) Confluence
7 10 (0.90%) Jupyter
8 8 (0.72%) Ethereum
8 8 (0.72%) Hyperledger
9 6 (0.54%) Apache Solr
9 6 (0.54%) Drupal
9 6 (0.54%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.45%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.45%) WildFly
11 4 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.27%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.18%) IIS
14 1 (0.090%) Cloud Foundry
14 1 (0.090%) Predix
14 1 (0.090%) R Markdown
Applications
1 79 (7.08%) SPSS
2 65 (5.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (1.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.34%) Chatbot
6 13 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (0.63%) GNU Octave
8 5 (0.45%) EViews
8 5 (0.45%) Stata
9 4 (0.36%) Gephi
9 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.27%) CPLEX
10 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.18%) Mathematica
12 1 (0.090%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.090%) Mingle
12 1 (0.090%) SPSS Modeler
12 1 (0.090%) Weka
Business Applications
1 10 (0.90%) Actimize
2 8 (0.72%) Distributed Ledger
3 7 (0.63%) R3 Corda
4 6 (0.54%) FastStats
5 4 (0.36%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.36%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle AML
6 2 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.090%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.090%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.090%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.090%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 1 (0.090%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.090%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.090%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.090%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 154 (13.80%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (9.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (2.60%) Amazon S3
4 19 (1.70%) Amazon EMR
5 18 (1.61%) Azure Data Factory
6 17 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (1.43%) Azure Machine Learning
8 15 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (1.34%) GitHub
9 13 (1.16%) PaaS
10 12 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
11 11 (0.99%) Google Analytics
11 11 (0.99%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 11 (0.99%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 10 (0.90%) Amazon Kinesis
12 10 (0.90%) Amazon SageMaker
13 9 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.81%) DAB
2 8 (0.72%) Internet
2 8 (0.72%) VPN
3 5 (0.45%) Kerberos
4 4 (0.36%) SMS
5 2 (0.18%) Value-Added Service
6 1 (0.090%) CHAP
6 1 (0.090%) FIX Connectivity
6 1 (0.090%) Network Security
6 1 (0.090%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.090%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 376 (33.69%) Big Data
2 284 (25.45%) Hadoop
3 134 (12.01%) SQL Server
4 122 (10.93%) Data Warehouse
5 106 (9.50%) Power BI
6 101 (9.05%) Apache Hive
7 96 (8.60%) NoSQL
8 84 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 81 (7.26%) Data Mining
10 79 (7.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 72 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 68 (6.09%) Relational Database
13 67 (6.00%) QlikView
14 60 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
15 51 (4.57%) Data Lake
16 45 (4.03%) MongoDB
17 39 (3.49%) Amazon Redshift
18 38 (3.41%) MySQL
19 28 (2.51%) HBase
20 24 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 67 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 41 (3.67%) Vagrant
3 38 (3.41%) Jenkins
4 29 (2.60%) JIRA
4 29 (2.60%) RStudio
5 21 (1.88%) Subversion
6 15 (1.34%) JUnit
6 15 (1.34%) Selenium
7 13 (1.16%) Cucumber
7 13 (1.16%) SpecFlow
8 9 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (0.81%) JMeter
9 8 (0.72%) Gatling
9 8 (0.72%) Visual Studio
10 7 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.45%) GitLab
11 5 (0.45%) Hudson
12 4 (0.36%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 404 (36.20%) Finance
2 119 (10.66%) Banking
3 108 (9.68%) Marketing
4 81 (7.26%) Front Office
5 78 (6.99%) Retail
6 48 (4.30%) Advertising
7 47 (4.21%) Investment Banking
8 24 (2.15%) Financial Institution
9 23 (2.06%) Publishing
10 15 (1.34%) Telecoms
11 13 (1.16%) Games
12 11 (0.99%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.81%) Law
14 8 (0.72%) Back Office
15 7 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
15 7 (0.63%) Legal
16 6 (0.54%) Automotive
16 6 (0.54%) Electronics
17 5 (0.45%) Retail Banking
18 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 385 (34.50%) Data Scientist
2 186 (16.67%) Developer
3 162 (14.52%) Analyst
4 123 (11.02%) Senior Data Scientist
5 120 (10.75%) Data Engineer
6 62 (5.56%) Consultant
7 61 (5.47%) Python Engineer
8 59 (5.29%) Python Developer
9 58 (5.20%) Data Analyst
10 57 (5.11%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 52 (4.66%) Java Developer
12 46 (4.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 45 (4.03%) Software Engineer
14 43 (3.85%) Data Consultant
15 37 (3.32%) Architect
15 37 (3.32%) AWS Developer
16 36 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
16 36 (3.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 36 (3.23%) Python Software Engineer
17 35 (3.14%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (11.74%) Natural Language Processing
2 65 (5.82%) .NET
3 61 (5.47%) Kafka
4 54 (4.84%) TensorFlow
5 51 (4.57%) Web Services
6 50 (4.48%) scikit-learn
7 46 (4.12%) AngularJS
8 44 (3.94%) D3.js
8 44 (3.94%) Pandas
8 44 (3.94%) React
9 32 (2.87%) J2EE
9 32 (2.87%) J2SE
10 30 (2.69%) NumPy
11 27 (2.42%) XML
12 26 (2.33%) HTML
13 25 (2.24%) RESTful
14 20 (1.79%) SciPy
15 19 (1.70%) jQuery
16 18 (1.61%) ASP.NET
16 18 (1.61%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 327 (29.30%) Analytical Skills
2 221 (19.80%) Algorithms
3 218 (19.53%) Computer Science
4 124 (11.11%) Fintech
5 57 (5.11%) Hedge funds
6 51 (4.57%) Data Structures
7 40 (3.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 39 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
9 37 (3.32%) Equities
10 32 (2.87%) Derivative
11 28 (2.51%) Exotic Derivative
12 27 (2.42%) Credit Risk
13 26 (2.33%) Market Risk
14 23 (2.06%) Management Information System
14 23 (2.06%) Social Media
15 22 (1.97%) User Experience
16 20 (1.79%) Fixed Income
17 19 (1.70%) Analytical Mindset
18 18 (1.61%) NHS
19 17 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 66 (5.91%) Linux
2 31 (2.78%) Unix
3 28 (2.51%) Windows
4 8 (0.72%) Android
4 8 (0.72%) Apple iOS
4 8 (0.72%) CentOS
4 8 (0.72%) CoreOS
5 7 (0.63%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.45%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.090%) Debian
8 1 (0.090%) Solaris
8 1 (0.090%) SUSE
8 1 (0.090%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.090%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 587 (52.60%) Data Science
2 577 (51.70%) Analytics
3 479 (42.92%) Machine Learning
4 306 (27.42%) Mathematics
5 247 (22.13%) Statistics
6 225 (20.16%) Business Intelligence
7 217 (19.44%) Visualisation
8 207 (18.55%) Artificial Intelligence
9 185 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
10 158 (14.16%) Data Analytics
11 139 (12.46%) Data Analysis
12 135 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
13 130 (11.65%) Software Engineering
14 128 (11.47%) Data Visualisation
15 125 (11.20%) ETL
16 120 (10.75%) Predictive Modelling
17 104 (9.32%) Physics
18 102 (9.14%) Deep Learning
19 101 (9.05%) Predictive Analytics
20 99 (8.87%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 951 (85.22%) Python
2 611 (54.75%) SQL
3 320 (28.67%) Java
4 216 (19.35%) C++
5 188 (16.85%) Scala
6 186 (16.67%) MATLAB
7 116 (10.39%) C#
8 91 (8.15%) JavaScript
9 72 (6.45%) VBA
10 67 (6.00%) C
11 41 (3.67%) T-SQL
12 24 (2.15%) Perl
13 21 (1.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 17 (1.52%) PHP
15 16 (1.43%) HiveQL
15 16 (1.43%) VB.NET
16 13 (1.16%) VB
17 12 (1.08%) PowerShell
17 12 (1.08%) Ruby
18 11 (0.99%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 274 (24.55%) Degree
2 191 (17.11%) PhD
3 52 (4.66%) Numerate Degree
4 33 (2.96%) Master's Degree
5 21 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (0.81%) Security Cleared
8 6 (0.54%) MCSE
9 5 (0.45%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.45%) PMP
10 3 (0.27%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.18%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.18%) CFA
11 2 (0.18%) MBA
12 1 (0.090%) CISA
12 1 (0.090%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.090%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.24%) Data Quality
2 22 (1.97%) QA
3 15 (1.34%) GDPR
4 13 (1.16%) Dodd-Frank
5 11 (0.99%) MiFID
6 10 (0.90%) EMIR
7 6 (0.54%) Actionable Recommendations
7 6 (0.54%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.45%) IFRS
8 5 (0.45%) IFRS 9
9 3 (0.27%) FATCA
9 3 (0.27%) GCP
System Software
1 88 (7.89%) Docker
2 44 (3.94%) HDFS
3 9 (0.81%) VirtualBox
4 7 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (0.45%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 44 (3.94%) Terraform
2 33 (2.96%) Kubernetes
3 13 (1.16%) Ambari
3 13 (1.16%) Mesos
3 13 (1.16%) Oozie
4 12 (1.08%) Ansible
5 9 (0.81%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (0.72%) Prometheus
7 7 (0.63%) WSUS
8 6 (0.54%) Puppet
9 5 (0.45%) Xymon
9 5 (0.45%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.18%) Kibana
12 1 (0.090%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.090%) Packer
12 1 (0.090%) Rancher
Vendors
1 196 (17.56%) Tableau
2 130 (11.65%) Microsoft
3 67 (6.00%) Oracle
4 41 (3.67%) Google
5 39 (3.49%) Alteryx
6 35 (3.14%) Cloudera
7 34 (3.05%) Cognos
8 28 (2.51%) WorldPay
9 25 (2.24%) SAP
10 21 (1.88%) MicroStrategy
11 19 (1.70%) Hortonworks
12 18 (1.61%) Teradata
13 17 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (1.43%) Databricks
15 13 (1.16%) IBM
16 11 (0.99%) Dataiku
16 11 (0.99%) MapR
17 10 (0.90%) Netezza
18 9 (0.81%) Adobe
18 9 (0.81%) Informatica