Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 295 321
Rank change year-on-year +93 +26 +130
Permanent jobs citing R 1334 855 945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.77% 1.13% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.21% 2.07% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 882 724 753
London median annual salary £67,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.67% - -
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £102,250 £105,000 £94,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -

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 41547 41250 47323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 54.99% 54.51% 53.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33051 36276 40806
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +79 201 £66,250 +15.22% 22
West London +13 25 £65,000 +18.18% 3
North London +8 7 £57,500 -4.17%
East London -4 4 £60,000 -17.24% 1
South London 0 3 £52,500 +10.53% 1
R
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for R.

1 953 (71.44%) Python
2 681 (51.05%) Analytics
3 656 (49.18%) SQL
4 587 (44.00%) Finance
5 473 (35.46%) Analytical Skills
6 468 (35.08%) Degree
7 394 (29.54%) Machine Learning
8 392 (29.39%) Big Data
9 391 (29.31%) Banking
10 379 (28.41%) Java
11 360 (26.99%) Agile Software Development
12 331 (24.81%) Investment Banking
13 326 (24.44%) Asset Management
14 316 (23.69%) SAS
15 314 (23.54%) Retail Banking
16 310 (23.24%) Wealth Management
17 299 (22.41%) Mathematics
18 297 (22.26%) Hadoop
19 281 (21.06%) Data Analytics
20 265 (19.87%) Computer Science
21 260 (19.49%) Tableau
22 251 (18.82%) Visualisation
23 248 (18.59%) MATLAB
24 235 (17.62%) Business Intelligence
25 227 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
26 226 (16.94%) Data Analysis
27 220 (16.49%) C++
28 219 (16.42%) Oracle
28 219 (16.42%) Apache Spark
29 213 (15.97%) 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
1 316 (23.69%) SAS
2 219 (16.42%) Apache Spark
3 36 (2.70%) Apache Pig
4 31 (2.32%) Apache
5 12 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (0.82%) Jupyter
7 9 (0.67%) GeoServer
8 6 (0.45%) Confluence
8 6 (0.45%) Jetty
8 6 (0.45%) nginx
9 5 (0.37%) JBoss
9 5 (0.37%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.15%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.15%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.15%) Tornado
11 1 (0.075%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.075%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.075%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.075%) SharePoint
Applications
1 127 (9.52%) SPSS
2 90 (6.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (0.75%) S-PLUS
4 10 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.60%) Stata
6 7 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (0.45%) Mathematica
8 5 (0.37%) GNU Octave
9 4 (0.30%) Maple
10 3 (0.22%) CPLEX
11 2 (0.15%) Gephi
11 2 (0.15%) LaTeX
11 2 (0.15%) Weka
12 1 (0.075%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.075%) Doxygen
12 1 (0.075%) EViews
12 1 (0.075%) HipChat
12 1 (0.075%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.075%) Vensim
Business Applications
1 17 (1.27%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 15 (1.12%) SAP ERP
3 11 (0.82%) Adobe Campaign
4 5 (0.37%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.15%) Actimize
6 2 (0.15%) HFM
6 2 (0.15%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle AML
6 2 (0.15%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.15%) Unica
7 1 (0.075%) Capstone
7 1 (0.075%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.075%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 132 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
2 122 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (3.82%) Azure Machine Learning
4 31 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
5 30 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 27 (2.02%) Google Analytics
7 24 (1.80%) Amazon S3
7 24 (1.80%) GitHub
8 18 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (1.05%) Amazon EMR
9 14 (1.05%) Amazon Kinesis
10 13 (0.97%) SaaS
11 10 (0.75%) Google Tag Manager
12 7 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
12 7 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (0.45%) Slack
13 6 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.37%) AWS CloudTrail
14 5 (0.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.90%) TCP/IP
2 11 (0.82%) HTTP
2 11 (0.82%) SSL
3 5 (0.37%) Internet
4 4 (0.30%) VPN
5 3 (0.22%) Network Security
6 2 (0.15%) Skype
7 1 (0.075%) Broadband
7 1 (0.075%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (0.075%) Firewall
7 1 (0.075%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.075%) LAN
7 1 (0.075%) LDAP
7 1 (0.075%) WAN
7 1 (0.075%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 392 (29.39%) Big Data
2 297 (22.26%) Hadoop
3 227 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
4 212 (15.89%) SQL Server
5 136 (10.19%) NoSQL
6 107 (8.02%) Data Mining
7 103 (7.72%) Power BI
8 100 (7.50%) QlikView
9 92 (6.90%) OLAP
10 91 (6.82%) Oracle OLAP
11 88 (6.60%) MongoDB
12 86 (6.45%) Apache Hive
13 79 (5.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 67 (5.02%) Relational Database
15 62 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
16 58 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 55 (4.12%) Amazon Redshift
17 55 (4.12%) Spotfire
18 49 (3.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 35 (2.62%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 61 (4.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 60 (4.50%) RStudio
3 40 (3.00%) Subversion
4 22 (1.65%) Jenkins
5 19 (1.42%) Git (software)
6 16 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
7 11 (0.82%) Travis CI
8 8 (0.60%) JIRA
9 6 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.45%) Gradle
9 6 (0.45%) Maven
9 6 (0.45%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.37%) Selenium
11 4 (0.30%) Gatling
11 4 (0.30%) JMeter
12 3 (0.22%) MSBuild
12 3 (0.22%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.15%) Bower
13 2 (0.15%) Grunt
13 2 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 587 (44.00%) Finance
2 391 (29.31%) Banking
3 331 (24.81%) Investment Banking
4 314 (23.54%) Retail Banking
5 145 (10.87%) Marketing
6 89 (6.67%) Front Office
7 73 (5.47%) Retail
8 66 (4.95%) Financial Institution
9 39 (2.92%) Advertising
10 20 (1.50%) Games
11 14 (1.05%) Telecoms
12 11 (0.82%) Aerospace
12 11 (0.82%) French Language
13 7 (0.52%) Legal
13 7 (0.52%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.45%) Automotive
14 6 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.37%) Electronics
15 5 (0.37%) Publishing
16 4 (0.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 329 (24.66%) Data Scientist
2 291 (21.81%) Analyst
3 239 (17.92%) Developer
4 101 (7.57%) Software Engineer
5 97 (7.27%) Data Analyst
6 86 (6.45%) Architect
7 82 (6.15%) Quantitative Developer
8 76 (5.70%) Consultant
9 61 (4.57%) Qualitative Analyst
9 61 (4.57%) Quantitative Analyst
10 58 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
11 56 (4.20%) Analytics Manager
11 56 (4.20%) Senior Data Scientist
12 55 (4.12%) Data Manager
13 54 (4.05%) Governance Analyst
14 47 (3.52%) Machine Learning Scientist
15 44 (3.30%) Data Analytics Manager
16 36 (2.70%) Data Engineer
17 33 (2.47%) R Developer
18 32 (2.40%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (7.20%) .NET
2 76 (5.70%) Natural Language Processing
3 65 (4.87%) HTML
4 54 (4.05%) Web Services
5 51 (3.82%) CSS
6 38 (2.85%) Kafka
7 34 (2.55%) ASP.NET
8 33 (2.47%) NumPy
9 29 (2.17%) D3.js
9 29 (2.17%) TensorFlow
10 27 (2.02%) AngularJS
10 27 (2.02%) XML
11 26 (1.95%) JSON
12 25 (1.87%) React
13 23 (1.72%) Node.js
13 23 (1.72%) REST
14 21 (1.57%) Pandas
15 19 (1.42%) scikit-learn
16 18 (1.35%) HTML5
16 18 (1.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 473 (35.46%) Analytical Skills
2 265 (19.87%) Computer Science
3 204 (15.29%) Algorithms
4 101 (7.57%) Enterprise Software
5 85 (6.37%) Management Information System
6 41 (3.07%) Data Structures
7 37 (2.77%) Fintech
8 34 (2.55%) Equities
9 30 (2.25%) Market Risk
10 28 (2.10%) Hedge funds
10 28 (2.10%) User Experience
11 27 (2.02%) Credit Risk
12 23 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 20 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
14 15 (1.12%) Social Media
15 11 (0.82%) Derivative
15 11 (0.82%) Digital Media
15 11 (0.82%) Virtual Team
16 9 (0.67%) Clustering
16 9 (0.67%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 125 (9.37%) Unix
2 74 (5.55%) Linux
3 8 (0.60%) Windows
4 7 (0.52%) Android
5 5 (0.37%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.30%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.075%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.075%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 681 (51.05%) Analytics
2 394 (29.54%) Machine Learning
3 360 (26.99%) Agile Software Development
4 326 (24.44%) Asset Management
5 310 (23.24%) Wealth Management
6 299 (22.41%) Mathematics
7 281 (21.06%) Data Analytics
8 251 (18.82%) Visualisation
9 235 (17.62%) Business Intelligence
10 226 (16.94%) Data Analysis
11 213 (15.97%) Statistics
12 182 (13.64%) SDLC
13 151 (11.32%) IT Strategy
14 146 (10.94%) Data Visualisation
14 146 (10.94%) Software Engineering
15 134 (10.04%) ETL
16 105 (7.87%) Quantitative Research
17 96 (7.20%) Open Source
18 94 (7.05%) Predictive Modelling
19 93 (6.97%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 953 (71.44%) Python
2 656 (49.18%) SQL
3 379 (28.41%) Java
4 248 (18.59%) MATLAB
5 220 (16.49%) C++
6 154 (11.54%) Scala
7 136 (10.19%) Perl
8 124 (9.30%) C#
9 112 (8.40%) JavaScript
10 101 (7.57%) T-SQL
11 96 (7.20%) PL/SQL
12 74 (5.55%) VBA
13 63 (4.72%) C
14 30 (2.25%) PHP
15 26 (1.95%) Julia
16 16 (1.20%) Shell Script
17 15 (1.12%) Ruby
18 13 (0.97%) Fortran
19 12 (0.90%) Tcl
20 10 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 468 (35.08%) Degree
2 150 (11.24%) PhD
3 141 (10.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 70 (5.25%) Master's Degree
5 50 (3.75%) Numerate Degree
6 28 (2.10%) Security Cleared
7 17 (1.27%) SC Cleared
8 15 (1.12%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.60%) Postgraduate
10 7 (0.52%) ISEB
11 3 (0.22%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.075%) CCDP
13 1 (0.075%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.075%) MBA
13 1 (0.075%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.90%) Data Quality
2 37 (2.77%) QA
3 16 (1.20%) Actionable Recommendations
4 12 (0.90%) IFRS
4 12 (0.90%) IFRS 9
5 11 (0.82%) MiFID
6 9 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
6 9 (0.67%) EMIR
7 6 (0.45%) Basel III
8 5 (0.37%) SLA
9 3 (0.22%) GDPR
10 2 (0.15%) GCP
10 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.075%) Basel II
System Software
1 24 (1.80%) Docker
2 20 (1.50%) HDFS
3 17 (1.27%) Apache Flume
4 6 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.075%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.075%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.075%) Firmware
5 1 (0.075%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (0.67%) Kubernetes
2 8 (0.60%) Terraform
3 7 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
5 4 (0.30%) Prometheus
5 4 (0.30%) Puppet
6 3 (0.22%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.15%) Oozie
8 1 (0.075%) Ambari
8 1 (0.075%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 260 (19.49%) Tableau
2 219 (16.42%) Oracle
3 164 (12.29%) Microsoft
4 76 (5.70%) Google
5 42 (3.15%) Alteryx
6 39 (2.92%) Teradata
7 34 (2.55%) Cloudera
8 31 (2.32%) SAP
9 25 (1.87%) Netezza
10 22 (1.65%) Adobe
11 20 (1.50%) Hortonworks
12 17 (1.27%) MapR
12 17 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
13 16 (1.20%) Talend
14 15 (1.12%) Informatica
15 14 (1.05%) IBM
16 9 (0.67%) Bloomberg
16 9 (0.67%) Murex
17 8 (0.60%) Databricks
18 7 (0.52%) TIBCO