The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 91 98 110
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Permanent jobs citing R 5 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.44% 0.63% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.71% 1.08% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Median salary £52,500 £79,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.96% +87.05%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
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
709 741 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 62.41% 58.21% 62.60%
Number of salaries quoted 328 415 504
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region citing R as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for R.

1 10 (90.91%) Java
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) ETL
3 8 (72.73%) Scrum
4 6 (54.55%) Drools
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) Pentaho
5 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) Data Analytics
5 5 (45.45%) Analytics
5 5 (45.45%) Asset Management
5 5 (45.45%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (45.45%) Python
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle
6 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (36.36%) Apache Pig
6 4 (36.36%) HBase
6 4 (36.36%) Big Data
6 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
6 4 (36.36%) Apache Hive
6 4 (36.36%) Software Delivery
6 4 (36.36%) Apache Flume
7 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
7 3 (27.27%) Banking
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
7 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
7 3 (27.27%) MOM
7 3 (27.27%) Web Services
7 3 (27.27%) Unix

R
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 4 (36.36%) Apache Pig
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (45.45%) Pentaho
2 4 (36.36%) Apache Hive
2 4 (36.36%) Big Data
2 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
2 4 (36.36%) HBase
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
3 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
3 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 2 (18.18%) IBM BigInsights
5 1 (9.09%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (9.09%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (9.09%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (9.09%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (9.09%) Impala
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Applications Developer
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Big Data Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Cognos Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Drools
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Economics
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Psychology
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ETL
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Analytics
3 5 (45.45%) Asset Management
3 5 (45.45%) Data Analytics
4 4 (36.36%) Software Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 2 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (18.18%) Use Case
7 1 (9.09%) Big Data Analytics
7 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (9.09%) Data Management
7 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
7 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Cloudera
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Tableau