Period
to 17 May 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 17 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > London
6 months to
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 207 162 201
Rank change year-on-year -45 +39 +21
Permanent jobs citing R 554 866 1,059
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.65% 2.16% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.74% 3.81% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 401 750 827
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,975 £39,904
25th Percentile £47,500 £53,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £96,875 £87,500
90th Percentile £122,500 £135,375 £103,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -

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 20,238 22,704 33,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 60.31% 56.71% 56.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15,379 19,003 28,306
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £38,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,243 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £96,000
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 17 May 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 17 May 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 -13 86 £60,000 -17.81% 24
South London +30 16 £45,694 -12.96%
West London +12 2 £66,250 +1.92% 6
R
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 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.

1 482 (87.00%) Python
2 323 (58.30%) Analytics
3 298 (53.79%) SQL
4 236 (42.60%) Data Science
5 175 (31.59%) Agile Software Development
6 170 (30.69%) Finance
7 162 (29.24%) Visualisation
8 146 (26.35%) AWS
9 130 (23.47%) Java
10 128 (23.10%) Tableau
10 128 (23.10%) Azure
11 125 (22.56%) Machine Learning
12 119 (21.48%) Business Intelligence
12 119 (21.48%) Social Skills
13 116 (20.94%) Data Visualisation
14 115 (20.76%) Analytical Skills
15 107 (19.31%) Mathematics
16 104 (18.77%) Software Engineering
17 102 (18.41%) GCP
18 99 (17.87%) Power BI
18 99 (17.87%) Power Platform
19 98 (17.69%) Data Modelling
20 92 (16.61%) Degree
20 92 (16.61%) Statistics
21 81 (14.62%) JavaScript
22 77 (13.90%) Data Warehouse
23 76 (13.72%) C++
23 76 (13.72%) Web Services
24 72 (13.00%) ETL
24 72 (13.00%) Data Analytics

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 71 (12.82%) SAS
2 47 (8.48%) Apache Spark
3 21 (3.79%) Apache Airflow
4 14 (2.53%) Tornado
5 9 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.44%) Luigi
7 7 (1.26%) Apache Pig
8 5 (0.90%) Apache
8 5 (0.90%) Mendix
9 3 (0.54%) Confluence
10 2 (0.36%) Ethereum
10 2 (0.36%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.18%) IIS
11 1 (0.18%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 38 (6.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.89%) SPSS
3 10 (1.81%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.90%) Adobe Premiere
4 5 (0.90%) GIMP
4 5 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.90%) Stata
5 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.36%) Gephi
6 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) EViews
7 1 (0.18%) SPSS Modeler
7 1 (0.18%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) FastStats
1 1 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.18%) SAP R/3
1 1 (0.18%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 146 (26.35%) AWS
2 128 (23.10%) Azure
3 102 (18.41%) GCP
4 99 (17.87%) Power Platform
5 31 (5.60%) GitHub
6 15 (2.71%) Azure Data Factory
7 12 (2.17%) SaaS
8 10 (1.81%) Amazon S3
8 10 (1.81%) Azure Logic Apps
8 10 (1.81%) Azure Service Bus
8 10 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.81%) Google Analytics
9 9 (1.62%) Amazon Alexa
10 8 (1.44%) Amazon ECS
10 8 (1.44%) Amazon SageMaker
11 7 (1.26%) Amazon EKS
11 7 (1.26%) Serverless
12 6 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (1.08%) Google Sheets
13 5 (0.90%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.35%) VPN
2 7 (1.26%) Firewall
2 7 (1.26%) FTP
2 7 (1.26%) IPsec
3 6 (1.08%) SSH
4 5 (0.90%) DNS
5 4 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (0.72%) VoIP
6 3 (0.54%) BIG-IP
6 3 (0.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (0.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (0.54%) LAN
6 3 (0.54%) Network Security
6 3 (0.54%) Sourcefire
6 3 (0.54%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.54%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.54%) WAN
6 3 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (23.10%) Tableau
2 99 (17.87%) Power BI
3 77 (13.90%) Data Warehouse
4 56 (10.11%) Big Data
5 55 (9.93%) Data Mining
6 51 (9.21%) Relational Database
7 41 (7.40%) NoSQL
8 35 (6.32%) SQL Server
9 31 (5.60%) Hadoop
10 26 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 25 (4.51%) BigQuery
12 23 (4.15%) MongoDB
13 21 (3.79%) Looker
13 21 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 20 (3.61%) QlikView
15 19 (3.43%) Snowflake Schema
16 18 (3.25%) KNIME
16 18 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
18 12 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 29 (5.23%) Git (software)
2 17 (3.07%) JIRA
3 10 (1.81%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.08%) Artifactory
4 6 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (0.90%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.72%) Arsenale Dataplane
6 4 (0.72%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.54%) GitLab
7 3 (0.54%) MLflow
7 3 (0.54%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.36%) Bitbucket Server
8 2 (0.36%) Chocolatey
8 2 (0.36%) CircleCI
8 2 (0.36%) git-flow
8 2 (0.36%) RStudio
8 2 (0.36%) Snyk
9 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
General
1 170 (30.69%) Finance
2 119 (21.48%) Social Skills
3 115 (20.76%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (11.73%) Front Office
5 61 (11.01%) Marketing
6 51 (9.21%) Banking
7 44 (7.94%) Advertising
7 44 (7.94%) Games
8 25 (4.51%) Legal
9 19 (3.43%) Presentation Skills
10 15 (2.71%) Back Office
10 15 (2.71%) Retail
11 14 (2.53%) Online Betting
12 10 (1.81%) Documentation Skills
12 10 (1.81%) Organisational Skills
13 9 (1.62%) Brand Awareness
14 7 (1.26%) Influencing Skills
14 7 (1.26%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.90%) Billing
15 5 (0.90%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 144 (25.99%) Data Scientist
2 121 (21.84%) Developer
3 81 (14.62%) Analyst
4 70 (12.64%) Python Developer
5 64 (11.55%) Data Engineer
6 51 (9.21%) Front Office Developer
7 50 (9.03%) JavaScript Developer
8 44 (7.94%) Senior Data Scientist
9 39 (7.04%) Data Analyst
10 32 (5.78%) Consultant
11 23 (4.15%) Data Manager
12 21 (3.79%) Insight Analyst
13 20 (3.61%) Backend Developer
14 18 (3.25%) Analytics Consultant
15 16 (2.89%) Software Developer
16 15 (2.71%) Analytics Manager
16 15 (2.71%) Architect
16 15 (2.71%) SQL Analyst
17 13 (2.35%) Data Analytics Manager
18 12 (2.17%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (13.72%) Web Services
2 64 (11.55%) AngularJS
2 64 (11.55%) React
3 62 (11.19%) Vue.js
4 59 (10.65%) Shiny
5 52 (9.39%) OLE
6 27 (4.87%) HTML
7 24 (4.33%) RESTful
8 23 (4.15%) CSS
8 23 (4.15%) Kafka
8 23 (4.15%) TensorFlow
9 20 (3.61%) .NET
10 17 (3.07%) REST
11 16 (2.89%) XML
12 15 (2.71%) Django
13 14 (2.53%) RabbitMQ
14 12 (2.17%) PySpark
15 11 (1.99%) D3.js
15 11 (1.99%) HTML5
15 11 (1.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.55%) Equities
2 61 (11.01%) Derivative
3 58 (10.47%) Fixed Income
4 50 (9.03%) Algorithms
5 19 (3.43%) Hedge funds
6 17 (3.07%) Blog
6 17 (3.07%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.17%) Data Structures
8 11 (1.99%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (1.81%) FMCG
9 10 (1.81%) Market Risk
9 10 (1.81%) Mobile Games
10 9 (1.62%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (1.26%) Reinsurance
12 7 (1.26%) Renewable Energy
12 7 (1.26%) SCADA
13 6 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 47 (8.48%) Linux
2 22 (3.97%) Unix
3 3 (0.54%) Android
3 3 (0.54%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.54%) Windows
4 2 (0.36%) CentOS
4 2 (0.36%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.18%) VMS
5 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (58.30%) Analytics
2 236 (42.60%) Data Science
3 175 (31.59%) Agile Software Development
4 162 (29.24%) Visualisation
5 125 (22.56%) Machine Learning
6 119 (21.48%) Business Intelligence
7 116 (20.94%) Data Visualisation
8 107 (19.31%) Mathematics
9 104 (18.77%) Software Engineering
10 98 (17.69%) Data Modelling
11 92 (16.61%) Statistics
12 72 (13.00%) Data Analytics
12 72 (13.00%) ETL
13 69 (12.45%) Artificial Intelligence
13 69 (12.45%) Data Analysis
14 65 (11.73%) Computer Science
15 64 (11.55%) Data Engineering
16 63 (11.37%) Investment Management
17 56 (10.11%) Problem-Solving
18 53 (9.57%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 482 (87.00%) Python
2 298 (53.79%) SQL
3 130 (23.47%) Java
4 81 (14.62%) JavaScript
5 76 (13.72%) C++
6 56 (10.11%) C
7 34 (6.14%) C#
8 30 (5.42%) MATLAB
9 21 (3.79%) Scala
10 18 (3.25%) VBA
11 12 (2.17%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.62%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.44%) Go
14 7 (1.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 6 (1.08%) Julia
15 6 (1.08%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.90%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.72%) VB
18 3 (0.54%) PHP
18 3 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 92 (16.61%) Degree
2 40 (7.22%) PhD
3 16 (2.89%) Numerate Degree
4 14 (2.53%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.81%) Master's Degree
6 7 (1.26%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.90%) ACCA
7 5 (0.90%) CIMA
7 5 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.54%) CCIE
8 3 (0.54%) CCNP
8 3 (0.54%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.36%) CCNA
9 2 (0.36%) CISSP
9 2 (0.36%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.36%) MCSE
9 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.36%) SANS
9 2 (0.36%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.79%) Data Quality
2 19 (3.43%) QA
3 14 (2.53%) Actionable Recommendations
4 11 (1.99%) GDPR
5 9 (1.62%) Basel II
5 9 (1.62%) CRD IV
6 3 (0.54%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.18%) IFRS
7 1 (0.18%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 38 (6.86%) Docker
2 3 (0.54%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.36%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.36%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 39 (7.04%) Kubernetes
2 15 (2.71%) Terraform
3 14 (2.53%) Ansible
4 4 (0.72%) Ambari
4 4 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.54%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.36%) Kibana
6 2 (0.36%) Oozie
6 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.36%) Puppet
7 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.18%) Kubeflow
7 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 59 (10.65%) Google
2 44 (7.94%) Alteryx
3 43 (7.76%) Microsoft
4 20 (3.61%) Oracle
5 17 (3.07%) Databricks
6 11 (1.99%) Adobe
7 9 (1.62%) App Annie
8 8 (1.44%) Cloudera
8 8 (1.44%) SAP
9 7 (1.26%) Hortonworks
9 7 (1.26%) Informatica
10 6 (1.08%) Teradata
10 6 (1.08%) YouTube
11 5 (0.90%) Adaptive Insights
11 5 (0.90%) Concur
11 5 (0.90%) Dataiku
11 5 (0.90%) DataRobot
11 5 (0.90%) Instagram
11 5 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.90%) Workday