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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 101 66 88
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +22
Permanent jobs citing R 3 31 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 2.54% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% 4.64% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 30 2
Average salary £43,750 £46,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.91% +37.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £46,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £72,500 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.27% +16.25%
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
783 668 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.23% 54.71% 50.25%
Number of salaries quoted 553 428 447
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SAS
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Alterian
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Netezza
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) FastStats
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) SmartFocus
3 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Insight
3 1 (25.00%) Pandas
3 1 (25.00%) MicroStrategy

R
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (75.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) FastStats
1 1 (25.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) MI Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Alterian
1 1 (25.00%) Netezza
1 1 (25.00%) SmartFocus
1 1 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
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