Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > London
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 135 210 214
Rank change year-on-year +75 +4 +78
Permanent jobs citing R 1,316 1,131 1,278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.46% 1.70% 1.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.36% 2.98% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,177 944 879
London median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £44,000 £41,250 £40,200
90th Percentile £132,500 £106,750 £103,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.69% +2.50% +14.29%

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 30,191 37,927 40,823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.34% 57.13% 54.99%
Number of salaries quoted 25,185 31,740 32,685
London median annual salary £66,026 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.58% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £39,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £101,250 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +19 198 £70,000 +7.69% 28
West London +24 17 £47,750 -16.96% 7
North London - 7 £61,250 -
South London +8 5 £52,500 +32.91% 1
East London +17 4 £40,000 -48.39%
R
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 1,161 (88.22%) Python
2 675 (51.29%) Finance
3 668 (50.76%) SQL
4 638 (48.48%) Analytics
5 523 (39.74%) AWS
6 509 (38.68%) Agile Software Development
7 443 (33.66%) Asset Management
8 439 (33.36%) Java
9 438 (33.28%) Machine Learning
10 433 (32.90%) Software Engineering
11 429 (32.60%) Web Services
12 416 (31.61%) Data Science
13 373 (28.34%) Fixed Income
14 372 (28.27%) Front Office
15 331 (25.15%) Business Intelligence
16 312 (23.71%) Derivative
17 278 (21.12%) Equities
18 261 (19.83%) Big Data
19 258 (19.60%) Microservices
20 249 (18.92%) Visualisation
21 242 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
22 226 (17.17%) Degree
23 218 (16.57%) JavaScript
24 214 (16.26%) Mathematics
25 212 (16.11%) Data Analytics
26 195 (14.82%) J2EE
27 193 (14.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 193 (14.67%) Quantitative Analysis
28 189 (14.36%) Power Platform
28 189 (14.36%) Power BI

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
1 157 (11.93%) Apache Spark
2 106 (8.05%) SAS
3 15 (1.14%) ArcGIS
4 14 (1.06%) Jupyter
5 12 (0.91%) Apache
6 9 (0.68%) Confluence
6 9 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (0.68%) SharePoint
7 7 (0.53%) nginx
8 5 (0.38%) IPython
9 2 (0.15%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.15%) R Markdown
9 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.076%) Drupal
10 1 (0.076%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.076%) Luigi
10 1 (0.076%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 106 (8.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (2.74%) SPSS
3 23 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.46%) Stata
5 4 (0.30%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.23%) GNU Octave
7 2 (0.15%) EViews
7 2 (0.15%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.15%) Weka
8 1 (0.076%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 44 (3.34%) PolarLake
2 42 (3.19%) Eagle PACE
2 42 (3.19%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.23%) RiskWrite
5 2 (0.15%) Data Workbench
5 2 (0.15%) FastStats
5 2 (0.15%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.076%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.076%) HFM
6 1 (0.076%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.076%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.076%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 523 (39.74%) AWS
2 189 (14.36%) Power Platform
3 177 (13.45%) Azure
4 167 (12.69%) Amazon S3
5 162 (12.31%) Amazon SQS
6 138 (10.49%) AWS Lambda
6 138 (10.49%) Serverless
7 88 (6.69%) OpenShift
8 87 (6.61%) Amazon EC2
9 84 (6.38%) Amazon ECS
10 80 (6.08%) GCP
11 60 (4.56%) AWS CloudFormation
12 46 (3.50%) Google Analytics
13 39 (2.96%) Azure Data Factory
14 27 (2.05%) AWS Fargate
15 25 (1.90%) Azure Machine Learning
15 25 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
16 21 (1.60%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 21 (1.60%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 13 (0.99%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.30%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (0.23%) Firewall
2 3 (0.23%) Internet
2 3 (0.23%) Wireless
3 1 (0.076%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.076%) FIX Connectivity
3 1 (0.076%) FTP
3 1 (0.076%) HTTP
3 1 (0.076%) Network Security
3 1 (0.076%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.076%) SMTP
3 1 (0.076%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.076%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (19.83%) Big Data
2 189 (14.36%) Power BI
3 146 (11.09%) Data Warehouse
4 139 (10.56%) Amazon RDS
5 133 (10.11%) Hadoop
6 121 (9.19%) NoSQL
7 118 (8.97%) SQL Server
8 102 (7.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 99 (7.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 84 (6.38%) Relational Database
11 83 (6.31%) Amazon Redshift
12 64 (4.86%) Data Mining
13 62 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 46 (3.50%) Amazon Athena
15 44 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
15 44 (3.34%) QlikView
16 41 (3.12%) Apache Hive
16 41 (3.12%) Data Lake
17 39 (2.96%) MySQL
18 33 (2.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 151 (11.47%) RStudio
2 88 (6.69%) Artifactory
3 47 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 37 (2.81%) Jenkins
5 27 (2.05%) JIRA
6 21 (1.60%) GitLab
7 13 (0.99%) Bitbucket
8 11 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (0.76%) Visual Studio
10 8 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (0.61%) Subversion
10 8 (0.61%) Vagrant
11 7 (0.53%) Bitbucket Server
11 7 (0.53%) git-flow
11 7 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (0.38%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.30%) Redmine
14 3 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
15 2 (0.15%) Mercurial
15 2 (0.15%) TeamCity
General
1 675 (51.29%) Finance
2 372 (28.27%) Front Office
3 124 (9.42%) Banking
4 114 (8.66%) Marketing
5 55 (4.18%) Retail
6 28 (2.13%) Investment Banking
7 27 (2.05%) Back Office
8 24 (1.82%) Games
9 19 (1.44%) Advertising
9 19 (1.44%) Public Sector
10 18 (1.37%) Telecoms
11 13 (0.99%) Publishing
12 11 (0.84%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.84%) Law
13 7 (0.53%) Automotive
13 7 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.46%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.38%) Billing
15 5 (0.38%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 462 (35.11%) Developer
2 259 (19.68%) Data Scientist
3 204 (15.50%) Analyst
4 198 (15.05%) Java Developer
5 173 (13.15%) Python Developer
6 137 (10.41%) Senior Developer
7 127 (9.65%) Software Engineer
8 118 (8.97%) Data Analyst
9 115 (8.74%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 115 (8.74%) Senior Data Scientist
10 106 (8.05%) AWS Developer
11 101 (7.67%) Quantitative Developer
12 99 (7.52%) Java Software Developer
13 94 (7.14%) Python Engineer
14 81 (6.16%) Architect
15 79 (6.00%) Java Engineer
15 79 (6.00%) Java Software Engineer
16 78 (5.93%) Python Software Engineer
17 66 (5.02%) Data Engineer
18 65 (4.94%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 429 (32.60%) Web Services
2 195 (14.82%) J2EE
3 103 (7.83%) Natural Language Processing
4 90 (6.84%) NumPy
5 87 (6.61%) Pandas
6 82 (6.23%) SciPy
7 80 (6.08%) .NET
8 66 (5.02%) J2SE
9 56 (4.26%) D3.js
10 48 (3.65%) HTML
11 43 (3.27%) Node.js
12 42 (3.19%) TensorFlow
13 39 (2.96%) scikit-learn
14 35 (2.66%) AngularJS
14 35 (2.66%) React
15 27 (2.05%) Lambda Expressions
16 21 (1.60%) Swagger
16 21 (1.60%) Visualforce
17 19 (1.44%) CSS
18 16 (1.22%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 373 (28.34%) Fixed Income
2 312 (23.71%) Derivative
3 278 (21.12%) Equities
4 242 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
5 193 (14.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 142 (10.79%) Algorithms
7 118 (8.97%) Greenfield Project
8 117 (8.89%) Hedge funds
9 72 (5.47%) Reference Data
10 44 (3.34%) Management Information System
11 42 (3.19%) Data Structures
12 40 (3.04%) User Experience
13 35 (2.66%) Blog
14 24 (1.82%) Social Media
15 23 (1.75%) Credit Risk
16 22 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
17 18 (1.37%) Public Cloud
18 14 (1.06%) Digital Media
18 14 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
19 13 (0.99%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 51 (3.88%) Linux
2 22 (1.67%) Windows
3 14 (1.06%) Unix
4 10 (0.76%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.30%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.076%) Android
7 1 (0.076%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.076%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.076%) Solaris
7 1 (0.076%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 638 (48.48%) Analytics
2 509 (38.68%) Agile Software Development
3 443 (33.66%) Asset Management
4 438 (33.28%) Machine Learning
5 433 (32.90%) Software Engineering
6 416 (31.61%) Data Science
7 331 (25.15%) Business Intelligence
8 258 (19.60%) Microservices
9 249 (18.92%) Visualisation
10 214 (16.26%) Mathematics
11 212 (16.11%) Data Analytics
12 193 (14.67%) Quantitative Analysis
13 186 (14.13%) Mentoring
14 168 (12.77%) Computer Science
15 162 (12.31%) Artificial Intelligence
15 162 (12.31%) Data Visualisation
16 149 (11.32%) Statistics
17 145 (11.02%) ETL
18 140 (10.64%) Data Analysis
19 124 (9.42%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1,161 (88.22%) Python
2 668 (50.76%) SQL
3 439 (33.36%) Java
4 218 (16.57%) JavaScript
5 187 (14.21%) C#
6 130 (9.88%) C++
7 85 (6.46%) MATLAB
8 61 (4.64%) VBA
9 52 (3.95%) C
10 50 (3.80%) Scala
11 44 (3.34%) T-SQL
12 28 (2.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 21 (1.60%) Apex Code
14 20 (1.52%) PowerShell
15 16 (1.22%) Perl
16 14 (1.06%) VB
17 12 (0.91%) Bash Shell
18 11 (0.84%) Julia
18 11 (0.84%) TypeScript
19 10 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 226 (17.17%) Degree
2 97 (7.37%) PhD
3 38 (2.89%) Master's Degree
4 36 (2.74%) Numerate Degree
5 24 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (0.61%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.38%) CFA
7 5 (0.38%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.38%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.15%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 1 (0.076%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.076%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.076%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.80%) Data Quality
2 32 (2.43%) QA
3 15 (1.14%) Actionable Recommendations
4 10 (0.76%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (0.76%) EMIR
4 10 (0.76%) MiFID
5 5 (0.38%) GDPR
6 1 (0.076%) IFRS
6 1 (0.076%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 149 (11.32%) Docker
2 19 (1.44%) HDFS
3 8 (0.61%) VirtualBox
4 7 (0.53%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.15%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 119 (9.04%) Kubernetes
2 92 (6.99%) Terraform
3 16 (1.22%) Ansible
4 11 (0.84%) Docker Swarm
5 7 (0.53%) Oozie
6 6 (0.46%) Kibana
7 4 (0.30%) Icinga
7 4 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.30%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.30%) Puppet
8 3 (0.23%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 180 (13.68%) Tableau
2 133 (10.11%) Microsoft
3 101 (7.67%) Google
4 48 (3.65%) MicroStrategy
5 45 (3.42%) Bloomberg
6 35 (2.66%) Oracle
7 30 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
8 28 (2.13%) Alteryx
9 24 (1.82%) Databricks
10 23 (1.75%) Reuters
11 21 (1.60%) WorldPay
12 17 (1.29%) Mapbox
13 16 (1.22%) Cloudera
14 15 (1.14%) Informatica
15 14 (1.06%) SAP
16 13 (0.99%) Dataiku
17 12 (0.91%) Hortonworks
17 12 (0.91%) Teradata
18 10 (0.76%) Facebook
19 9 (0.68%) Splunk