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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 86 101 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing R 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.39% 0.087% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.62% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +8.12%
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
650 768 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 63.29% 66.84% 60.69%
Number of salaries quoted 441 446 394
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

R Salary Histogram in Glasgow

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) Data Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) Web Design
3 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
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%) User Stories
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) UML
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence

R
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Data Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Web Design
3 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Straight-Through Processing
3 3 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (20.00%) UML
5 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) SPARQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA