The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 74 93 101
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Permanent jobs citing R 15 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.40% 0.47% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.34% 1.06% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
640 566 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 59.87% 44.32% 49.66%
Number of salaries quoted 408 405 490
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing R as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for R.

1 19 (90.48%) Analytics
2 18 (85.71%) SAS
3 16 (76.19%) Python
3 16 (76.19%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (71.43%) Degree
5 14 (66.67%) Hadoop
5 14 (66.67%) SQL
5 14 (66.67%) Data Mining
5 14 (66.67%) Finance
5 14 (66.67%) Data Analysis
6 13 (61.90%) Business Analysis
6 13 (61.90%) Workflow
6 13 (61.90%) Regression Analysis
6 13 (61.90%) Change Control
6 13 (61.90%) Machine Learning
6 13 (61.90%) Functional Testing
6 13 (61.90%) Business Analytics
6 13 (61.90%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 13 (61.90%) Case Management
7 12 (57.14%) Factor Analysis
7 12 (57.14%) Line Management
7 12 (57.14%) KYC
7 12 (57.14%) Apache Pig
7 12 (57.14%) Ambari
7 12 (57.14%) Apache Hive
7 12 (57.14%) Legal
7 12 (57.14%) Risk Management
7 12 (57.14%) Project Management
8 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (14.29%) Tableau

R
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (85.71%) SAS
2 12 (57.14%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) SPSS
2 1 (4.76%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) Data Mining
1 14 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 12 (57.14%) Apache Hive
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.52%) Big Data
4 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.76%) Base SAS
5 1 (4.76%) BigQuery
5 1 (4.76%) DB2
5 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.76%) QlikView
5 1 (4.76%) SAS EBI
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 12 (57.14%) Legal
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Consultant
2 8 (38.10%) Senior Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Data Scientist
4 5 (23.81%) Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) SAS Consultant
5 4 (19.05%) Hadoop Consultant
5 4 (19.05%) Senior SAS Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Digital Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) SAS Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Data Scientist
7 1 (4.76%) Senior SAS Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) D3.js
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.76%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Informatics
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Analytics
2 14 (66.67%) Data Analysis
3 13 (61.90%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 13 (61.90%) Business Analysis
3 13 (61.90%) Business Analytics
3 13 (61.90%) Case Management
3 13 (61.90%) Change Control
3 13 (61.90%) Functional Testing
3 13 (61.90%) Machine Learning
3 13 (61.90%) Regression Analysis
3 13 (61.90%) Workflow
4 12 (57.14%) Factor Analysis
4 12 (57.14%) KYC
4 12 (57.14%) Line Management
4 12 (57.14%) Project Management
4 12 (57.14%) Risk Management
5 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (9.52%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) Python
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Scala
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) Ambari
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Tableau
2 2 (9.52%) Google
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
3 1 (4.76%) Cognos
3 1 (4.76%) Greenplum
3 1 (4.76%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (4.76%) Optimizely
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle