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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 104 68 91
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +23
Permanent jobs citing R 5 30 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 2.37% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.64% 4.52% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 30 2
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +37.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £46,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £72,500 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £46,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.21% +24.00%
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
787 663 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.71% 52.41% 50.62%
Number of salaries quoted 571 431 453
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 2014, 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
1 5 (83.33%) Analytics
2 4 (66.67%) MATLAB
3 3 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Statistics
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (50.00%) MapReduce
3 3 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) SAS
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) Pandas
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Insight
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) SmartFocus
5 1 (16.67%) FastStats
5 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Clustering
5 1 (16.67%) Banking

R
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SPSS
1 1 (16.67%) FastStats
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) MI Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Statistics
1 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Insight
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) MATLAB
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (16.67%) Alterian
1 1 (16.67%) Netezza
1 1 (16.67%) SmartFocus
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