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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 94 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing R 8 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.67% 0.073% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.16% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £79,500 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.05% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.52%
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
692 879 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 57.67% 64.07% 63.06%
Number of salaries quoted 392 535 491
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 4 August 2015.

R Salary Histogram in Glasgow

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) ETL
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
4 7 (70.00%) Pentaho
5 6 (60.00%) Python
5 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (60.00%) Scrum
6 5 (50.00%) Finance
6 5 (50.00%) SAS
6 5 (50.00%) Web Services
6 5 (50.00%) Linux
6 5 (50.00%) Oracle
6 5 (50.00%) Hadoop
6 5 (50.00%) Apache Hive
6 5 (50.00%) HBase
6 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
6 5 (50.00%) Apache Flume
6 5 (50.00%) Analytics
6 5 (50.00%) Apache Pig
6 5 (50.00%) Big Data
6 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (40.00%) Banking
7 4 (40.00%) Drools
7 4 (40.00%) Cognos
7 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
7 4 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (40.00%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (40.00%) SPSS

R
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 5 (50.00%) SAS
1 5 (50.00%) Apache Pig
2 3 (30.00%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Pentaho
2 5 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 5 (50.00%) HBase
2 5 (50.00%) Big Data
3 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (30.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (30.00%) Triplestore
4 3 (30.00%) Sqoop
4 3 (30.00%) Mahout
4 3 (30.00%) DB2
5 2 (20.00%) IBM BigInsights
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
6 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Applications Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Big Data Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Data Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Technology Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Data Scientist
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) Drools
3 3 (30.00%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Neural Network
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) ETL
2 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 5 (50.00%) Analytics
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (30.00%) Business Development
5 3 (30.00%) MapReduce
5 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Open Source
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PhD
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (20.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Cognos
2 4 (40.00%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (30.00%) Teradata
3 3 (30.00%) Netezza
3 3 (30.00%) Greenplum
3 3 (30.00%) Vertica
3 3 (30.00%) Talend
3 3 (30.00%) Informatica