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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 102 101 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing R 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.20% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 0.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £43,750 £44,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.56% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +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
721 711 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 50.67% 48.40% 53.47%
Number of salaries quoted 526 491 420
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 18 December 2014.

R Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Statistical Analysis
2 5 (62.50%) Statistics
2 5 (62.50%) Mathematics
2 5 (62.50%) Analytics
3 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (50.00%) SAS
3 4 (50.00%) MATLAB
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) MapReduce
4 3 (37.50%) Machine Learning
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
4 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (37.50%) Pandas
4 3 (37.50%) SPSS
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Campaign Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Propensity Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) Economics
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) Psychology
5 2 (25.00%) Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office

R
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 4 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SPSS
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Data Scientist
2 2 (25.00%) Statistician
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Pandas
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Statistics
1 5 (62.50%) Mathematics
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Psychology
3 2 (25.00%) Economics
4 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Statistical Analysis
1 5 (62.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) MapReduce
2 3 (37.50%) Machine Learning
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Campaign Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Propensity Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Insight
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (12.50%) Alterian
2 1 (12.50%) Netezza
2 1 (12.50%) SmartFocus