The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 103 74 86
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +12
Permanent jobs citing R 3 22 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 1.81% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% 3.25% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 20 2
Average salary £37,250 £46,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.89% +37.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,050 £44,850 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,450 £72,500 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
796 676 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 53.28% 55.73% 48.25%
Number of salaries quoted 551 452 419
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
R
Scotland

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 18 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (100.00%) SAS
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Alterian
3 1 (33.33%) Netezza
3 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (33.33%) FastStats
3 1 (33.33%) SmartFocus
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
3 1 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (33.33%) SPSS
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB

R
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SPSS
1 1 (33.33%) FastStats
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) MI Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (33.33%) Alterian
1 1 (33.33%) Netezza
1 1 (33.33%) SmartFocus
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago