Period
to 4 March 2021

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 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > London
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 186 149 205
Rank change year-on-year -37 +56 +6
Permanent jobs citing R 520 1,176 1,093
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.83% 2.32% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.02% 4.15% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 490 1,151 930
Median annual salary £70,000 £79,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.39% +17.04% +3.85%
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £39,976
90th Percentile £115,625 £142,500 £105,000
England median annual salary £63,500 £67,500 £61,000
% change year-on-year -5.93% +10.66% +1.67%

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 17,213 28,363 35,667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 60.70% 55.99% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14,420 23,774 30,249
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing R as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for R in London

R
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing R in London.

Salary trend for R in London

R
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing R in London over the 6 months to 4 March 2021.

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 4 March 2021. 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 +46 109 £75,000 - 12
South London +37 7 £50,000 -4.76% 1
North London +27 2 £45,000 -21.74%
West London +52 1 £47,500 -8.21% 6
R
England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, 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.

1 440 (84.62%) Python
2 294 (56.54%) Analytics
3 290 (55.77%) SQL
4 226 (43.46%) Data Science
5 182 (35.00%) Finance
6 155 (29.81%) Azure
7 151 (29.04%) Agile Software Development
7 151 (29.04%) Business Intelligence
8 143 (27.50%) AWS
9 142 (27.31%) Visualisation
10 131 (25.19%) Java
11 130 (25.00%) Machine Learning
12 116 (22.31%) Tableau
13 109 (20.96%) Power Platform
13 109 (20.96%) Power BI
14 105 (20.19%) Analytical Skills
15 100 (19.23%) Degree
16 98 (18.85%) GCP
17 97 (18.65%) Data Visualisation
18 93 (17.88%) Statistics
19 88 (16.92%) Mathematics
20 80 (15.38%) Software Engineering
21 78 (15.00%) Data Analytics
22 77 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
23 75 (14.42%) Artificial Intelligence
24 71 (13.65%) Computer Science
25 70 (13.46%) Data Modelling
26 69 (13.27%) Web Services
27 68 (13.08%) SAS
28 67 (12.88%) ETL

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 68 (13.08%) SAS
2 47 (9.04%) Apache Spark
3 9 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.54%) Apache Airflow
5 4 (0.77%) Apache
5 4 (0.77%) Tornado
6 3 (0.58%) Confluence
7 2 (0.38%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.38%) Luigi
7 2 (0.38%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.19%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.19%) Mendix
Applications
1 38 (7.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.50%) SPSS
3 6 (1.15%) Stata
4 5 (0.96%) Adobe Premiere
4 5 (0.96%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.58%) SPSS Modeler
7 2 (0.38%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Eagle PACE
1 3 (0.58%) Markit EDM
1 3 (0.58%) PolarLake
2 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 155 (29.81%) Azure
2 143 (27.50%) AWS
3 109 (20.96%) Power Platform
4 98 (18.85%) GCP
5 25 (4.81%) Azure Data Factory
6 19 (3.65%) Amazon SageMaker
7 17 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (2.69%) Google Analytics
9 13 (2.50%) SaaS
10 11 (2.12%) Logic Apps
11 9 (1.73%) Amazon Alexa
12 8 (1.54%) Serverless
13 7 (1.35%) PowerApps
14 6 (1.15%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
16 4 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
16 4 (0.77%) Amazon ECS
16 4 (0.77%) Amazon EKS
16 4 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
16 4 (0.77%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.12%) Firewall
2 7 (1.35%) VPN
3 5 (0.96%) BIG-IP
3 5 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (0.96%) Extranet
3 5 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (0.96%) H.323
3 5 (0.96%) LAN
3 5 (0.96%) MGCP
3 5 (0.96%) Network Security
3 5 (0.96%) NX-OS
3 5 (0.96%) Sourcefire
3 5 (0.96%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.96%) Unified Communications
3 5 (0.96%) VoIP
3 5 (0.96%) WAN
3 5 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (22.31%) Tableau
2 109 (20.96%) Power BI
3 77 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
4 67 (12.88%) Big Data
5 48 (9.23%) SQL Server
6 41 (7.88%) Data Mining
6 41 (7.88%) Relational Database
7 38 (7.31%) NoSQL
8 37 (7.12%) Hadoop
9 36 (6.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 33 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 28 (5.38%) QlikView
12 27 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (4.23%) Looker
14 19 (3.65%) Data Lake
15 16 (3.08%) MongoDB
16 14 (2.69%) Spotfire
17 13 (2.50%) BigQuery
17 13 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
18 11 (2.12%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 25 (4.81%) Git (software)
2 17 (3.27%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.35%) JIRA
4 4 (0.77%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.58%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.58%) Subversion
6 2 (0.38%) Bitbucket Server
6 2 (0.38%) Chocolatey
6 2 (0.38%) git-flow
6 2 (0.38%) NUnit
6 2 (0.38%) RStudio
7 1 (0.19%) Arsenale Dataplane
7 1 (0.19%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.19%) ER Studio
7 1 (0.19%) ERwin
7 1 (0.19%) Hudson
7 1 (0.19%) MLflow
7 1 (0.19%) Selenium
7 1 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 182 (35.00%) Finance
2 64 (12.31%) Front Office
3 61 (11.73%) Banking
4 48 (9.23%) Marketing
5 31 (5.96%) Games
6 23 (4.42%) Advertising
7 17 (3.27%) Retail
8 10 (1.92%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.73%) Brand Awareness
9 9 (1.73%) Legal
10 8 (1.54%) Public Sector
11 7 (1.35%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.96%) Billing
12 5 (0.96%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.96%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.77%) Back Office
13 4 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.38%) Electronics
15 2 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 158 (30.38%) Data Scientist
2 111 (21.35%) Developer
3 73 (14.04%) Python Developer
4 60 (11.54%) Data Engineer
5 56 (10.77%) Analyst
6 49 (9.42%) Senior Data Scientist
7 46 (8.85%) Front Office Developer
8 45 (8.65%) JavaScript Developer
9 35 (6.73%) Data Analyst
10 22 (4.23%) Consultant
11 20 (3.85%) Data Manager
12 18 (3.46%) Python Engineer
13 17 (3.27%) Programmer
14 16 (3.08%) Senior Developer
15 15 (2.88%) Analytics Consultant
16 14 (2.69%) Analytics Manager
17 13 (2.50%) Data Analytics Manager
17 13 (2.50%) Senior Manager
18 12 (2.31%) Architect
18 12 (2.31%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (13.27%) Web Services
2 64 (12.31%) Shiny
3 51 (9.81%) AngularJS
4 50 (9.62%) React
5 46 (8.85%) Natural Language Processing
5 46 (8.85%) Vue.js
6 31 (5.96%) OLE
7 30 (5.77%) TensorFlow
8 17 (3.27%) Kafka
9 16 (3.08%) .NET
9 16 (3.08%) RESTful
10 14 (2.69%) XML
11 13 (2.50%) Django
11 13 (2.50%) Flask
12 12 (2.31%) PySpark
12 12 (2.31%) scikit-learn
13 10 (1.92%) Apache Flex
13 10 (1.92%) Pandas
14 9 (1.73%) .NET Framework
14 9 (1.73%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 105 (20.19%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (12.12%) Algorithms
3 57 (10.96%) Equities
4 56 (10.77%) Derivative
5 52 (10.00%) Fixed Income
6 28 (5.38%) Hedge funds
7 20 (3.85%) Data Structures
8 18 (3.46%) Management Information System
9 14 (2.69%) Mobile App
10 12 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (2.12%) FMCG
11 11 (2.12%) Greenfield Project
12 10 (1.92%) Data Centre
13 9 (1.73%) Mobile Games
14 8 (1.54%) NHS
14 8 (1.54%) Pricing Data
15 6 (1.15%) Analytical Mindset
15 6 (1.15%) Social Media
16 5 (0.96%) Blog
16 5 (0.96%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.00%) Linux
2 8 (1.54%) Unix
3 5 (0.96%) Android
3 5 (0.96%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (56.54%) Analytics
2 226 (43.46%) Data Science
3 151 (29.04%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (29.04%) Business Intelligence
4 142 (27.31%) Visualisation
5 130 (25.00%) Machine Learning
6 97 (18.65%) Data Visualisation
7 93 (17.88%) Statistics
8 88 (16.92%) Mathematics
9 80 (15.38%) Software Engineering
10 78 (15.00%) Data Analytics
11 75 (14.42%) Artificial Intelligence
12 71 (13.65%) Computer Science
13 70 (13.46%) Data Modelling
14 67 (12.88%) ETL
15 55 (10.58%) Data Engineering
15 55 (10.58%) Investment Management
16 49 (9.42%) Data Analysis
17 46 (8.85%) Data Management
18 45 (8.65%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 440 (84.62%) Python
2 290 (55.77%) SQL
3 131 (25.19%) Java
4 64 (12.31%) C++
5 58 (11.15%) JavaScript
6 52 (10.00%) C
7 43 (8.27%) C#
8 19 (3.65%) MATLAB
9 14 (2.69%) Scala
9 14 (2.69%) T-SQL
10 11 (2.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 10 (1.92%) VBA
12 9 (1.73%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.15%) Go
13 6 (1.15%) Julia
14 5 (0.96%) PHP
15 4 (0.77%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.38%) F#
16 2 (0.38%) Perl
16 2 (0.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 100 (19.23%) Degree
2 44 (8.46%) PhD
3 21 (4.04%) Numerate Degree
4 12 (2.31%) Master's Degree
5 11 (2.12%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.35%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.96%) ACCA
8 5 (0.96%) CCIE
8 5 (0.96%) CCNP
8 5 (0.96%) CIMA
9 2 (0.38%) CCNA
9 2 (0.38%) CEH
9 2 (0.38%) GIAC
9 2 (0.38%) Linux+ Certification
9 2 (0.38%) MCSE
9 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.38%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.42%) Data Quality
2 17 (3.27%) QA
3 12 (2.31%) GDPR
4 2 (0.38%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.19%) MiFID
System Software
1 23 (4.42%) Docker
2 4 (0.77%) VMware NSX
3 3 (0.58%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (3.46%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.50%) Terraform
3 9 (1.73%) Ansible
4 5 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (0.96%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (0.96%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.58%) Puppet
6 2 (0.38%) Kibana
6 2 (0.38%) Oozie
7 1 (0.19%) Ambari
7 1 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 59 (11.35%) Google
2 52 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 25 (4.81%) Databricks
4 24 (4.62%) Alteryx
5 9 (1.73%) App Annie
5 9 (1.73%) Informatica
5 9 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.54%) SAP
7 6 (1.15%) StreamSets
7 6 (1.15%) Teradata
8 5 (0.96%) Adaptive Insights
8 5 (0.96%) Concur
8 5 (0.96%) Dataiku
8 5 (0.96%) DataRobot
8 5 (0.96%) ExtraHop
8 5 (0.96%) Instagram
8 5 (0.96%) Jitterbit
8 5 (0.96%) Palo Alto
8 5 (0.96%) Workday
8 5 (0.96%) YouTube