The first table below looks at the demand for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 169 132 149
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +17
Permanent jobs citing R 3 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.083% 0.62% 0.063%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 1.10% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 2
Average salary £37,250 £46,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.89% +37.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,050 £41,550 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,450 £72,500 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1999 1826 1651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 55.13% 56.15% 51.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1348 1220 1188
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
R
UK

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing R across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

R
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing R across the Scotland region.

R Salary Trend in Scotland

R
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -28 2 £32,000 -31.18% 1
Glasgow - 1 £42,500 - 1
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (73.33%) HNC
2 7 (46.67%) HND
3 5 (33.33%) C
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) 3D Modelling
5 3 (20.00%) SAS
6 2 (13.33%) SPSS
6 2 (13.33%) Marketing
7 1 (6.67%) VB
7 1 (6.67%) .NET
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
7 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
7 1 (6.67%) MS Project
7 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
7 1 (6.67%) SAP
7 1 (6.67%) SOAP
7 1 (6.67%) XML
7 1 (6.67%) XSL
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL
7 1 (6.67%) UNIX
7 1 (6.67%) Windows
7 1 (6.67%) Linux
7 1 (6.67%) Apache
7 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
7 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
7 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
7 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
7 1 (6.67%) DNS

R
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SPSS
2 1 (6.67%) FastStats
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
1 1 (6.67%) X.509
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.67%) QlikView
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Draughtsman
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Electrical Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Electrical Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Customer Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Pricing Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Statistical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) XSL
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) WCF
1 1 (6.67%) JGroups
1 1 (6.67%) AppFabric
1 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) DTV
1 1 (6.67%) Economics
1 1 (6.67%) Statistics
1 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (6.67%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing Strategy
2 1 (6.67%) Customer Insight
2 1 (6.67%) Analytics
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.67%) CHAID
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (6.67%) Logistic Regression
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) HNC
2 7 (46.67%) HND
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (6.67%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
1 1 (6.67%) SAP
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Informatica
1 1 (6.67%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (6.67%) Alterian
1 1 (6.67%) Netezza
1 1 (6.67%) SmartFocus
1 1 (6.67%) Vertica
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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