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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 96 102 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing R 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.071% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +36.98%
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
604 668 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 45.86% 47.18% 50.23%
Number of salaries quoted 440 464 384
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SAS
2 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (66.67%) Statistical Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Statistics
3 3 (50.00%) Campaign Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Propensity Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Psychology
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (50.00%) Economics
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) SPSS
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (16.67%) VCP4
5 1 (16.67%) Heroku
5 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (16.67%) MapReduce

R
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SPSS
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Data Scientist
2 3 (50.00%) Statistician
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 4 (66.67%) Statistics
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Psychology
2 3 (50.00%) Economics
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Campaign Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Propensity Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) MapReduce
3 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) VCP4
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft