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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 97 109 80
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -29
Permanent jobs citing R 8 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.56% 0.13% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.20% 0.24% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 12
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -35.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,154 £32,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £32,000 £55,350
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -8.60%
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
666 818 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 46.70% 52.94% 55.72%
Number of salaries quoted 451 562 434
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

R Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 9 (81.82%) SQL
1 9 (81.82%) SAS
1 9 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (72.73%) SPSS
3 7 (63.64%) Analytics
4 6 (54.55%) Economics
4 6 (54.55%) Statistics
4 6 (54.55%) Mathematics
5 5 (45.45%) Psychology
5 5 (45.45%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) Python
5 5 (45.45%) MS Office
5 5 (45.45%) Propensity Modelling
6 4 (36.36%) Big Data
6 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
7 3 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
7 3 (27.27%) MapReduce
7 3 (27.27%) Pentaho
7 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
7 3 (27.27%) Degree
7 3 (27.27%) Informatica
7 3 (27.27%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
7 3 (27.27%) Cognos
7 3 (27.27%) ETL
7 3 (27.27%) Talend

R
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 9 (81.82%) SAS
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Pig
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) SPSS
2 5 (45.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Google Analytics
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
1 4 (36.36%) Big Data
2 3 (27.27%) Mahout
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 3 (27.27%) Pentaho
2 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
3 2 (18.18%) Apache Hive
3 2 (18.18%) DB2
3 2 (18.18%) HBase
3 2 (18.18%) Triplestore
3 2 (18.18%) Sqoop
3 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
4 1 (9.09%) BigTable
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Statistician
3 2 (18.18%) Data Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Insight Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Data Scientist
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) MLlib
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (54.55%) Economics
2 6 (54.55%) Statistics
2 6 (54.55%) Mathematics
3 5 (45.45%) Psychology
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (63.64%) Analytics
3 5 (45.45%) Propensity Modelling
3 5 (45.45%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) MapReduce
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
4 3 (27.27%) Campaign Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Open Source
5 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Business Development
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) Information Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) VBA
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Flume
2 1 (9.09%) HDFS
2 1 (9.09%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Cognos
2 3 (27.27%) Informatica
2 3 (27.27%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (27.27%) Talend
3 2 (18.18%) Vertica
3 2 (18.18%) Teradata
3 2 (18.18%) Google
3 2 (18.18%) Netezza
3 2 (18.18%) Greenplum
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Adobe
4 1 (9.09%) Tableau
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Edinburgh
Tata Consultancy services
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