Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > London
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 199 213 233
Rank change year-on-year +14 +20 +24
Permanent jobs citing R 1,072 1,185 1,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.77% 1.69% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.12% 3.04% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 843 1,006 877
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £40,050 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £107,500 £103,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -4.35%

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 34,404 38,967 38,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.71% 55.72% 55.20%
Number of salaries quoted 28,869 32,657 32,893
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +43 233 £60,000 -11.11% 13
West London +34 19 £48,500 +43.70% 3
South London +5 3 £55,000 +27.91%
East London +19 1 £70,000 -22.22%
R
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 852 (79.48%) Python
2 672 (62.69%) SQL
3 577 (53.82%) Analytics
4 469 (43.75%) Data Science
5 449 (41.88%) Machine Learning
6 406 (37.87%) Finance
7 278 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
8 272 (25.37%) Java
9 267 (24.91%) Visualisation
10 255 (23.79%) Big Data
11 254 (23.69%) Tableau
11 254 (23.69%) Analytical Skills
12 242 (22.57%) Degree
13 236 (22.01%) Business Intelligence
14 229 (21.36%) Mathematics
15 214 (19.96%) Microsoft Azure
16 200 (18.66%) Artificial Intelligence
17 185 (17.26%) Data Analytics
18 181 (16.88%) Power BI
19 174 (16.23%) C++
20 172 (16.04%) SQL Server
21 170 (15.86%) Apache Spark
22 167 (15.58%) C#
22 167 (15.58%) Data Analysis
23 164 (15.30%) Software Engineering
23 164 (15.30%) Hadoop
23 164 (15.30%) Microsoft
24 158 (14.74%) Statistics
25 156 (14.55%) Computer Science
26 154 (14.37%) Amazon AWS

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
1 170 (15.86%) Apache Spark
2 134 (12.50%) SAS
3 40 (3.73%) SharePoint
4 39 (3.64%) Jupyter
5 27 (2.52%) Apache
6 17 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (1.03%) Apache Pig
8 5 (0.47%) IPython
8 5 (0.47%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.28%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.28%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.19%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.19%) JBoss
11 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.093%) Mendix
12 1 (0.093%) MQSeries
Applications
1 100 (9.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 54 (5.04%) SPSS
3 12 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.03%) Stata
5 9 (0.84%) Maple
6 8 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.19%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.093%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (0.47%) SAP ERP
1 5 (0.47%) WebTrends
2 3 (0.28%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 2 (0.19%) Actimize
3 2 (0.19%) FastStats
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.19%) ReMetrica
3 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.19%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 1 (0.093%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.093%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.093%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.093%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 1 (0.093%) Sprinklr
4 1 (0.093%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 214 (19.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 154 (14.37%) Amazon AWS
3 80 (7.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 38 (3.54%) SaaS
5 33 (3.08%) Azure Data Factory
6 29 (2.71%) Azure Machine Learning
6 29 (2.71%) PaaS
7 21 (1.96%) Data Lake Analytics
7 21 (1.96%) Office 365
8 20 (1.87%) Serverless
9 16 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
10 13 (1.21%) Google Analytics
11 12 (1.12%) Amazon SageMaker
12 11 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (0.84%) Adobe Analytics
13 9 (0.84%) Amazon EMR
14 8 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (0.65%) GitHub
16 6 (0.56%) AWS Data Pipeline
16 6 (0.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.24%) Firewall
2 15 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (1.12%) Wireless
4 10 (0.93%) Network Security
5 7 (0.65%) Broadband
5 7 (0.65%) Cisco Wireless
5 7 (0.65%) WAN
5 7 (0.65%) Wireless Security
6 6 (0.56%) VPN
7 5 (0.47%) Cisco Firepower
7 5 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.19%) FIX Connectivity
8 2 (0.19%) HTTP
8 2 (0.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (23.79%) Big Data
2 181 (16.88%) Power BI
3 172 (16.04%) SQL Server
4 164 (15.30%) Hadoop
5 138 (12.87%) Data Warehouse
6 120 (11.19%) QlikView
7 99 (9.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 87 (8.12%) Apache Hive
8 87 (8.12%) Data Mining
9 81 (7.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 75 (7.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 74 (6.90%) NoSQL
12 72 (6.72%) Relational Database
13 50 (4.66%) Data Lake
14 47 (4.38%) Amazon Redshift
15 46 (4.29%) Neo4j
16 44 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
17 35 (3.26%) MongoDB
18 34 (3.17%) Impala
19 33 (3.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 50 (4.66%) Git (software)
2 34 (3.17%) Jenkins
3 22 (2.05%) Maven
4 20 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (1.40%) JIRA
5 15 (1.40%) RStudio
6 10 (0.93%) Artifactory
7 8 (0.75%) ER Studio
7 8 (0.75%) ERwin
7 8 (0.75%) Subversion
7 8 (0.75%) Visual Studio
7 8 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (0.65%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.65%) Vagrant
9 5 (0.47%) Selenium
10 4 (0.37%) Ant
10 4 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.28%) JUnit
11 3 (0.28%) Mockito
General
1 406 (37.87%) Finance
2 118 (11.01%) Banking
3 93 (8.68%) Marketing
4 64 (5.97%) Retail
5 62 (5.78%) Investment Banking
6 57 (5.32%) Front Office
7 30 (2.80%) Games
8 27 (2.52%) Advertising
8 27 (2.52%) Telecoms
9 21 (1.96%) Law
10 20 (1.87%) Legal
11 15 (1.40%) Electronics
11 15 (1.40%) Manufacturing
12 12 (1.12%) Billing
13 10 (0.93%) Digital Economy
14 9 (0.84%) Publishing
15 8 (0.75%) Military
16 7 (0.65%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.56%) Automotive
18 4 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 279 (26.03%) Data Scientist
2 208 (19.40%) Analyst
3 201 (18.75%) Developer
4 125 (11.66%) Data Analyst
5 87 (8.12%) Architect
6 68 (6.34%) Senior Data Scientist
7 67 (6.25%) Data Engineer
8 65 (6.06%) Consultant
9 63 (5.88%) Graduate
9 63 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
10 56 (5.22%) C# Developer
10 56 (5.22%) Graduate Developer
11 53 (4.94%) Graduate C# Developer
12 52 (4.85%) Java Developer
13 44 (4.10%) Junior
14 43 (4.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 41 (3.82%) Python Developer
16 40 (3.73%) Data Architect
17 39 (3.64%) Junior Developer
17 39 (3.64%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (9.98%) Natural Language Processing
2 99 (9.24%) .NET
3 60 (5.60%) AngularJS
3 60 (5.60%) Web Services
4 47 (4.38%) D3.js
5 43 (4.01%) HTML
5 43 (4.01%) NumPy
5 43 (4.01%) Pandas
6 42 (3.92%) React
6 42 (3.92%) scikit-learn
7 41 (3.82%) Kafka
8 39 (3.64%) TensorFlow
9 38 (3.54%) Node.js
10 37 (3.45%) SciPy
11 34 (3.17%) CSS
12 32 (2.99%) jQuery
12 32 (2.99%) XML
13 30 (2.80%) ASP.NET
13 30 (2.80%) J2EE
14 29 (2.71%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 254 (23.69%) Analytical Skills
2 137 (12.78%) Algorithms
3 81 (7.56%) Hedge funds
4 71 (6.62%) Data Structures
5 67 (6.25%) Fintech
6 63 (5.88%) Derivative
7 56 (5.22%) Fixed Income
8 47 (4.38%) Greenfield Project
9 36 (3.36%) Equities
10 35 (3.26%) User Experience
11 28 (2.61%) Cloud Native
11 28 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 26 (2.43%) Virtual Team
13 24 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
14 20 (1.87%) Credit Risk
15 19 (1.77%) Blog
16 14 (1.31%) Cyberthreat
16 14 (1.31%) Management Information System
17 13 (1.21%) Market Risk
18 12 (1.12%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 63 (5.88%) Linux
2 26 (2.43%) Windows
3 19 (1.77%) Unix
4 11 (1.03%) Android
4 11 (1.03%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.56%) CentOS
5 6 (0.56%) Solaris
5 6 (0.56%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.19%) Debian
7 2 (0.19%) SUSE
7 2 (0.19%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.093%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.093%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.093%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 577 (53.82%) Analytics
2 469 (43.75%) Data Science
3 449 (41.88%) Machine Learning
4 278 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 267 (24.91%) Visualisation
6 236 (22.01%) Business Intelligence
7 229 (21.36%) Mathematics
8 200 (18.66%) Artificial Intelligence
9 185 (17.26%) Data Analytics
10 167 (15.58%) Data Analysis
11 164 (15.30%) Software Engineering
12 158 (14.74%) Statistics
13 156 (14.55%) Computer Science
14 139 (12.97%) Data Visualisation
15 132 (12.31%) Data Modelling
16 108 (10.07%) Problem-Solving
17 99 (9.24%) ETL
18 94 (8.77%) Physics
19 83 (7.74%) Mentoring
20 75 (7.00%) Actionable Insight
Programming Languages
1 852 (79.48%) Python
2 672 (62.69%) SQL
3 272 (25.37%) Java
4 174 (16.23%) C++
5 167 (15.58%) C#
6 120 (11.19%) MATLAB
7 111 (10.35%) Scala
8 93 (8.68%) JavaScript
9 69 (6.44%) VBA
10 33 (3.08%) T-SQL
11 31 (2.89%) C
12 23 (2.15%) Bash Shell
12 23 (2.15%) Ruby
13 21 (1.96%) PHP
14 13 (1.21%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.12%) HiveQL
15 12 (1.12%) Perl
16 11 (1.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 11 (1.03%) Shell Script
17 9 (0.84%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 242 (22.57%) Degree
2 110 (10.26%) PhD
3 38 (3.54%) Security Cleared
4 35 (3.26%) Master's Degree
5 27 (2.52%) Numerate Degree
6 22 (2.05%) CCNP
6 22 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (1.12%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.03%) ACCA
8 11 (1.03%) CIMA
9 10 (0.93%) CCIE
9 10 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
10 9 (0.84%) TOGAF Certification
11 8 (0.75%) AWS Certification
12 7 (0.65%) CCNA
13 6 (0.56%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.47%) Postgraduate
15 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
16 2 (0.19%) CEH
16 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.97%) Data Quality
2 25 (2.33%) GDPR
3 21 (1.96%) QA
4 14 (1.31%) Actionable Recommendations
5 13 (1.21%) Dodd-Frank
5 13 (1.21%) EMIR
6 12 (1.12%) MiFID
7 6 (0.56%) IFRS
8 5 (0.47%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.19%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.093%) Basel III
10 1 (0.093%) FATCA
System Software
1 64 (5.97%) Docker
2 23 (2.15%) HDFS
3 13 (1.21%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.65%) Apache Flume
4 7 (0.65%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.28%) GridGain
6 1 (0.093%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 37 (3.45%) Kubernetes
2 34 (3.17%) Oozie
3 28 (2.61%) Ansible
4 26 (2.43%) Terraform
5 23 (2.15%) Puppet
6 17 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
8 8 (0.75%) Packer
9 4 (0.37%) Kibana
10 3 (0.28%) Ambari
10 3 (0.28%) Istio
11 2 (0.19%) Chronos
11 2 (0.19%) Mesos
11 2 (0.19%) Salt
12 1 (0.093%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 254 (23.69%) Tableau
2 164 (15.30%) Microsoft
3 82 (7.65%) Google
4 58 (5.41%) Oracle
5 37 (3.45%) Alteryx
6 24 (2.24%) Cisco
7 22 (2.05%) Databricks
7 22 (2.05%) Informatica
8 21 (1.96%) Rackspace
9 20 (1.87%) SAP
10 17 (1.59%) Hortonworks
10 17 (1.59%) WorldPay
11 15 (1.40%) Palo Alto
12 13 (1.21%) Dataiku
13 12 (1.12%) Bloomberg
13 12 (1.12%) Red Hat
13 12 (1.12%) Reuters
14 11 (1.03%) Cloudera
15 10 (0.93%) F5
15 10 (0.93%) MicroStrategy