Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > London
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 228 259
Rank change year-on-year +10 +31 +106
Permanent jobs citing R 1,159 1,047 1,112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.68% 1.54% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.00% 2.78% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 968 892 971
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,000 £37,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £103,750 £102,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +9.52%

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 38,593 37,690 44,656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.03% 55.35% 54.20%
Number of salaries quoted 31,903 32,243 39,293
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +8 207 £67,500 +3.85% 32
West London +5 13 £34,500 -18.82% 14
North London +6 7 £42,500 -10.76%
East London +4 3 £110,000 +46.67% 5
South London -11 2 £43,000 - 2
R
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 954 (82.31%) Python
2 660 (56.95%) Data Science
3 653 (56.34%) Analytics
4 627 (54.10%) SQL
5 514 (44.35%) Machine Learning
6 436 (37.62%) Big Data
7 366 (31.58%) Hadoop
8 362 (31.23%) Java
8 362 (31.23%) Apache Spark
9 361 (31.15%) Finance
10 344 (29.68%) Analytical Skills
11 309 (26.66%) Mathematics
12 255 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
13 252 (21.74%) Algorithms
14 249 (21.48%) Degree
14 249 (21.48%) Statistics
15 240 (20.71%) Visualisation
16 229 (19.76%) Tableau
17 223 (19.24%) Computer Science
18 220 (18.98%) MATLAB
19 218 (18.81%) Scala
20 213 (18.38%) Artificial Intelligence
21 211 (18.21%) SAS
22 210 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
23 201 (17.34%) PhD
24 188 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
25 182 (15.70%) C++
26 169 (14.58%) Data Analytics
27 163 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
28 150 (12.94%) Microsoft

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
1 362 (31.23%) Apache Spark
2 211 (18.21%) SAS
3 48 (4.14%) Apache
4 34 (2.93%) Apache Pig
5 24 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (1.04%) Confluence
6 12 (1.04%) Ethereum
6 12 (1.04%) Hyperledger
7 10 (0.86%) R Markdown
8 7 (0.60%) Apache Solr
8 7 (0.60%) Jupyter
8 7 (0.60%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.52%) Drupal
10 5 (0.43%) Predix
11 4 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
11 4 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.17%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.17%) GeoServer
12 2 (0.17%) Luigi
13 1 (0.086%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 85 (7.33%) SPSS
2 79 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (1.04%) Chatbot
7 7 (0.60%) Weka
8 6 (0.52%) GNU Octave
9 5 (0.43%) EViews
10 3 (0.26%) CPLEX
10 3 (0.26%) Gephi
10 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
11 2 (0.17%) Mathematica
11 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.17%) Stata
12 1 (0.086%) Mingle
12 1 (0.086%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 12 (1.04%) Distributed Ledger
2 7 (0.60%) R3 Corda
3 6 (0.52%) Actimize
3 6 (0.52%) Relativity
3 6 (0.52%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 5 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.43%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.35%) SimCorp Dimension
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle AML
7 2 (0.17%) FastStats
7 2 (0.17%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.17%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.086%) FINCAD Analytics
8 1 (0.086%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.086%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.086%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.086%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.086%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 188 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 143 (12.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (3.36%) Amazon S3
4 28 (2.42%) Azure Machine Learning
5 23 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (1.29%) Azure Data Factory
8 15 (1.29%) SaaS
8 15 (1.29%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 15 (1.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 14 (1.21%) Amazon ELB
9 14 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
11 11 (0.95%) Amazon Kinesis
12 10 (0.86%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 10 (0.86%) Google Analytics
13 8 (0.69%) GitHub
14 7 (0.60%) PaaS
15 5 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.21%) VPN
2 9 (0.78%) DAB
3 7 (0.60%) Internet
4 5 (0.43%) Network Security
5 2 (0.17%) GPRS
5 2 (0.17%) GSM
5 2 (0.17%) LTE
5 2 (0.17%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.17%) Skype
5 2 (0.17%) SMS
5 2 (0.17%) UMTS
5 2 (0.17%) Value-Added Service
5 2 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 436 (37.62%) Big Data
2 366 (31.58%) Hadoop
3 141 (12.17%) SQL Server
4 136 (11.73%) NoSQL
5 133 (11.48%) Apache Hive
6 122 (10.53%) Power BI
7 112 (9.66%) Data Mining
8 108 (9.32%) Data Warehouse
9 86 (7.42%) MongoDB
10 83 (7.16%) Relational Database
11 81 (6.99%) QlikView
12 79 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 67 (5.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 64 (5.52%) PostgreSQL
14 64 (5.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 63 (5.44%) Data Lake
16 55 (4.75%) Apache Cassandra
17 47 (4.06%) HBase
18 40 (3.45%) MySQL
19 34 (2.93%) Impala
Development Applications
1 55 (4.75%) RStudio
2 41 (3.54%) Git (software)
3 30 (2.59%) Vagrant
4 29 (2.50%) Jenkins
5 28 (2.42%) JIRA
6 20 (1.73%) Subversion
7 15 (1.29%) JMeter
8 14 (1.21%) Gatling
8 14 (1.21%) JUnit
8 14 (1.21%) Selenium
9 13 (1.12%) Cucumber
9 13 (1.12%) SpecFlow
9 13 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 8 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.43%) Hudson
13 4 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.35%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.35%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 361 (31.15%) Finance
2 124 (10.70%) Marketing
3 94 (8.11%) Banking
4 91 (7.85%) Retail
5 57 (4.92%) Front Office
6 51 (4.40%) Advertising
7 42 (3.62%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.90%) Financial Institution
9 21 (1.81%) Telecoms
10 19 (1.64%) Law
10 19 (1.64%) Legal
10 19 (1.64%) Publishing
11 12 (1.04%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.86%) Games
13 7 (0.60%) Electronics
14 6 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.26%) Automotive
15 3 (0.26%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.17%) Brand Awareness
16 2 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 399 (34.43%) Data Scientist
2 181 (15.62%) Developer
3 130 (11.22%) Analyst
4 119 (10.27%) Senior Data Scientist
5 111 (9.58%) Data Engineer
6 61 (5.26%) Python Engineer
7 58 (5.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 54 (4.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 54 (4.66%) Consultant
9 53 (4.57%) Analytics Manager
10 47 (4.06%) Software Engineer
11 42 (3.62%) Architect
12 41 (3.54%) Python Developer
13 39 (3.36%) Data Analyst
14 37 (3.19%) Java Engineer
15 34 (2.93%) Head of Data Science
16 32 (2.76%) Data Consultant
16 32 (2.76%) Java Developer
16 32 (2.76%) Software Developer
17 31 (2.67%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (12.34%) Natural Language Processing
2 96 (8.28%) .NET
3 82 (7.08%) Kafka
4 64 (5.52%) Web Services
5 52 (4.49%) scikit-learn
6 50 (4.31%) D3.js
7 49 (4.23%) Pandas
8 44 (3.80%) AngularJS
9 42 (3.62%) NumPy
10 41 (3.54%) HTML
11 36 (3.11%) React
11 36 (3.11%) TensorFlow
12 28 (2.42%) J2EE
13 27 (2.33%) SciPy
13 27 (2.33%) XML
14 26 (2.24%) CSS
14 26 (2.24%) J2SE
14 26 (2.24%) REST
15 22 (1.90%) RESTful
16 21 (1.81%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 344 (29.68%) Analytical Skills
2 252 (21.74%) Algorithms
3 223 (19.24%) Computer Science
4 101 (8.71%) Fintech
5 47 (4.06%) Data Structures
6 43 (3.71%) Hedge funds
7 30 (2.59%) Credit Risk
8 27 (2.33%) User Experience
9 25 (2.16%) Equities
10 23 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 23 (1.98%) Management Information System
11 21 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
12 20 (1.73%) NHS
13 19 (1.64%) Analytical Mindset
13 19 (1.64%) Social Media
14 16 (1.38%) Market Risk
15 14 (1.21%) Derivative
15 14 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
16 12 (1.04%) Exotic Derivative
17 10 (0.86%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 84 (7.25%) Linux
2 23 (1.98%) Unix
3 16 (1.38%) Android
3 16 (1.38%) Apple iOS
3 16 (1.38%) Windows
4 14 (1.21%) CoreOS
5 4 (0.35%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.086%) CentOS
7 1 (0.086%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 660 (56.95%) Data Science
2 653 (56.34%) Analytics
3 514 (44.35%) Machine Learning
4 309 (26.66%) Mathematics
5 255 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
6 249 (21.48%) Statistics
7 240 (20.71%) Visualisation
8 213 (18.38%) Artificial Intelligence
9 210 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
10 169 (14.58%) Data Analytics
11 163 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
12 144 (12.42%) ETL
13 143 (12.34%) Data Visualisation
14 129 (11.13%) Software Engineering
15 124 (10.70%) Data Analysis
16 121 (10.44%) Predictive Modelling
17 113 (9.75%) Predictive Analytics
17 113 (9.75%) Statistical Modelling
18 108 (9.32%) Deep Learning
19 100 (8.63%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 954 (82.31%) Python
2 627 (54.10%) SQL
3 362 (31.23%) Java
4 220 (18.98%) MATLAB
5 218 (18.81%) Scala
6 182 (15.70%) C++
7 112 (9.66%) C#
8 97 (8.37%) JavaScript
9 77 (6.64%) VBA
10 45 (3.88%) C
11 40 (3.45%) T-SQL
12 38 (3.28%) Perl
13 25 (2.16%) PHP
14 21 (1.81%) VB.NET
15 18 (1.55%) Bash Shell
16 15 (1.29%) Apex Code
17 14 (1.21%) VB
18 13 (1.12%) HiveQL
19 12 (1.04%) Microsoft R
20 11 (0.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 249 (21.48%) Degree
2 201 (17.34%) PhD
3 51 (4.40%) Numerate Degree
4 49 (4.23%) Master's Degree
5 26 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.69%) Security Cleared
7 6 (0.52%) MCSE
7 6 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (0.26%) CFA
8 3 (0.26%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.26%) PMP
9 1 (0.086%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.086%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.086%) CISA
9 1 (0.086%) MBA
9 1 (0.086%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.086%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.19%) Data Quality
2 22 (1.90%) GDPR
3 17 (1.47%) QA
4 15 (1.29%) MiFID
5 13 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
5 13 (1.12%) EMIR
6 9 (0.78%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.43%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.17%) FATCA
8 2 (0.17%) GCP
8 2 (0.17%) IFRS
8 2 (0.17%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 73 (6.30%) Docker
2 32 (2.76%) HDFS
3 13 (1.12%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.35%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.17%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.086%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 44 (3.80%) Terraform
2 24 (2.07%) Kubernetes
3 16 (1.38%) Prometheus
4 14 (1.21%) Ambari
5 11 (0.95%) Mesos
6 9 (0.78%) Ansible
7 7 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.35%) Oozie
10 3 (0.26%) Puppet
10 3 (0.26%) WSUS
11 1 (0.086%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.086%) Kibana
11 1 (0.086%) Packer
11 1 (0.086%) Rancher
11 1 (0.086%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 229 (19.76%) Tableau
2 150 (12.94%) Microsoft
3 60 (5.18%) Google
4 55 (4.75%) Cloudera
4 55 (4.75%) Oracle
5 52 (4.49%) Alteryx
6 31 (2.67%) Teradata
7 29 (2.50%) Cognos
8 28 (2.42%) SAP
9 26 (2.24%) WorldPay
10 23 (1.98%) Netezza
11 20 (1.73%) Hortonworks
11 20 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (1.29%) IBM
13 14 (1.21%) MicroStrategy
13 14 (1.21%) PagerDuty
13 14 (1.21%) Talend
14 12 (1.04%) Databricks
15 10 (0.86%) Informatica
16 9 (0.78%) MapR