The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 89 103 103
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Permanent jobs citing R 8 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.52% 0.31% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £55,750 - £47,000
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 - £44,600
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 - £49,400
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
R
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
528 644 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.51% 47.81% 49.39%
Number of salaries quoted 373 476 471
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing R across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

R
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing R across the Edinburgh region.

R Salary Trend in Edinburgh

R
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

R Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing R also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited R.

1 9 (90.00%) Analytics
2 8 (80.00%) SAS
2 8 (80.00%) Degree
3 7 (70.00%) Mathematics
3 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (60.00%) Google Analytics
4 6 (60.00%) Statistics
4 6 (60.00%) Google
4 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) Adobe
4 6 (60.00%) VBA
4 6 (60.00%) MS Office
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 5 (50.00%) SPSS
5 5 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (50.00%) Economics
5 5 (50.00%) Psychology
5 5 (50.00%) Line Management
5 5 (50.00%) Campaign Analysis
5 5 (50.00%) Propensity Modelling
6 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) Python
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) GIS
7 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (20.00%) Remote Sensing

R
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing R also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited R. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (80.00%) SAS
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (10.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
2 5 (50.00%) SPSS
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) GIS
1 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) Lumira
2 1 (10.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (10.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (10.00%) QGIS
2 1 (10.00%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Redis
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) Riak
2 1 (10.00%) SAS EBI
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Statistical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Scientist
3 1 (10.00%) Data Visualisation Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) GIS Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) GIS Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) D3.js
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) ArcObjects
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (70.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (60.00%) Statistics
3 5 (50.00%) Economics
3 5 (50.00%) Psychology
4 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) Remote Sensing
6 1 (10.00%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (10.00%) Informatics
6 1 (10.00%) Life Science
6 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Analytics
2 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (50.00%) Campaign Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Line Management
3 5 (50.00%) Propensity Modelling
3 5 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Image Processing
5 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
5 1 (10.00%) Presales
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) VBA
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Adobe
1 6 (60.00%) Google
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Tableau
3 1 (10.00%) Alteryx
3 1 (10.00%) Apple
3 1 (10.00%) Birst
3 1 (10.00%) Facebook
3 1 (10.00%) Greenplum
3 1 (10.00%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (10.00%) Mapinfo
3 1 (10.00%) Omniture
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - £80,000 (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago