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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 97 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing R 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.26% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £50,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
639 849 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 54.71% 64.08% 69.15%
Number of salaries quoted 380 557 469
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 £30,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

R Salary Histogram in Glasgow

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) MOM
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Hive
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Pig
2 2 (66.67%) HBase
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Flume
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Data Reconciliation

R
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (66.67%) SAS
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Hive
1 2 (66.67%) HBase
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Data Scientist
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Technology Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Neural Network
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (33.33%) Bayesian Methods
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Operations Research
3 1 (33.33%) Cluster Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) MOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos
2 1 (33.33%) MicroStrategy