The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 164 125 155
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +30
Permanent jobs citing R 7 32 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% 1.03% 0.063%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 1.90% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 32 2
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +37.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,750 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £72,500 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £46,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.21% +24.00%
R
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1941 1680 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.50% 54.32% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1250 1109 1122
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -36 5 £45,000 -3.22% 3
Glasgow 0 2 £42,500 +14.86% 1
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (57.89%) HNC
2 7 (36.84%) HND
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) Analytics
4 5 (26.32%) C
5 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) Statistical Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Python
5 4 (21.05%) MATLAB
5 4 (21.05%) 3D Modelling
5 4 (21.05%) Machine Learning
6 3 (15.79%) MapReduce
6 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
6 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
6 3 (15.79%) Pandas
6 3 (15.79%) SAS
6 3 (15.79%) C#
6 3 (15.79%) C++
6 3 (15.79%) Java
6 3 (15.79%) Statistics
6 3 (15.79%) Ruby
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Marketing
6 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
6 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
7 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.26%) SSL
8 1 (5.26%) Microsoft

R
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (15.79%) SAS
2 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
1 1 (5.26%) SPSS
1 1 (5.26%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
1 1 (5.26%) X.509
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
1 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.26%) QlikView
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Design Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Draughtsman
3 3 (15.79%) Electrical Design Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Data Scientist
3 3 (15.79%) Electrical Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) MI Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Customer Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Pandas
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) XSL
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) JSON
2 1 (5.26%) WCF
2 1 (5.26%) JGroups
2 1 (5.26%) AppFabric
2 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Statistics
1 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) DTV
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Analytics
2 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
2 4 (21.05%) Statistical Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) 3D Modelling
2 4 (21.05%) Machine Learning
3 3 (15.79%) MapReduce
3 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) Marketing Strategy
5 1 (5.26%) Customer Insight
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) C
3 4 (21.05%) Python
3 4 (21.05%) MATLAB
4 3 (15.79%) Ruby
4 3 (15.79%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) C++
4 3 (15.79%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) HNC
2 7 (36.84%) HND
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (5.26%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
1 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
1 1 (5.26%) SAP
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Informatica
1 1 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (5.26%) Alterian
1 1 (5.26%) Netezza
1 1 (5.26%) SmartFocus
1 1 (5.26%) Vertica
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Salary: Salary Best on Market plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension and Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 26 days ago