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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 106 99 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing R 4 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.47% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.52% 0.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 0
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,250 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+12.99% +16.44%
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
775 761 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 51.91% 50.87% 51.39%
Number of salaries quoted 568 516 385
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 21 November 2014.

R Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
2 4 (57.14%) MATLAB
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) Statistical Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Statistics
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) SAS
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
3 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
3 3 (42.86%) MapReduce
3 3 (42.86%) Machine Learning
3 3 (42.86%) Pandas
4 2 (28.57%) SPSS
4 2 (28.57%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) FastStats
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (14.29%) Economics

R
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (42.86%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SPSS
2 1 (14.29%) FastStats
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Data Scientist
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Statistician
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Pandas
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Statistics
1 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Psychology
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) MapReduce
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Machine Learning
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
4 1 (14.29%) Campaign Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Propensity Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) MATLAB
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (14.29%) Alterian
1 1 (14.29%) Netezza
1 1 (14.29%) SmartFocus
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago