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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 97 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing R 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.29% - 0.093%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.62% - 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £32,500 - £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
645 771 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.25% 46.84% 53.19%
Number of salaries quoted 437 539 349
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 April 2015.

R Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SAS
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) Economics
2 5 (62.50%) Statistics
2 5 (62.50%) Mathematics
2 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Campaign Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Propensity Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (50.00%) Psychology
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) SPSS
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Physics
6 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Ruby

R
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5 (62.50%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
1 4 (50.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Statistician
1 4 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Economics
1 5 (62.50%) Statistics
1 5 (62.50%) Mathematics
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Psychology
3 1 (12.50%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Campaign Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Propensity Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Colston Consulting
Salary: £25k - 45k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago