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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 100 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing R 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.080% 0.069% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £62,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
722 917 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 57.81% 63.72% 69.19%
Number of salaries quoted 449 584 389
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Straight-Through Processing
2 3 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Web Design
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (25.00%) HBase

R
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (25.00%) Apache Pig
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (25.00%) HBase
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technology Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Web Design
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Straight-Through Processing
2 3 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle