The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 94 103 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing R 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.088% 0.15% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £62,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +36.98%
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 Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
696 897 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 61.27% 67.60% 63.59%
Number of salaries quoted 452 556 310
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing R across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

R
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing R across the Glasgow region.

R Salary Trend in Glasgow

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) Web Design
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) Straight-Through Processing
3 3 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (20.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) RDF

R
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 1 (20.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (20.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technology Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Web Design
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Straight-Through Processing
3 3 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) RDF
5 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) SPARQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle