The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 141 148 181
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +33
Permanent jobs citing R 14 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.60% 0.081%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.91% 1.18% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 2
Median salary £46,750 £79,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.19% +87.05%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
1533 1605 2048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.06% 51.02% 55.04%
Number of salaries quoted 854 1018 1369
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing R as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

R Salary Histogram in Scotland

R
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +4 8 £45,000 -43.39% 1
Glasgow -7 6 £53,750 -32.38% 1
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for R.

1 22 (73.33%) Analytics
2 20 (66.67%) SQL
3 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
5 14 (46.67%) Java
5 14 (46.67%) Python
5 14 (46.67%) SAS
5 14 (46.67%) Finance
6 13 (43.33%) Mathematics
6 13 (43.33%) Tableau
6 13 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (40.00%) Big Data
7 12 (40.00%) Hadoop
7 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
8 11 (36.67%) Scrum
9 10 (33.33%) Visualisation
9 10 (33.33%) Degree
9 10 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
10 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
10 9 (30.00%) Data Visualisation
10 9 (30.00%) ETL
11 8 (26.67%) D3.js
11 8 (26.67%) Applied Mathematics
11 8 (26.67%) Statistics
11 8 (26.67%) Apache Spark
12 7 (23.33%) Business Analysis
12 7 (23.33%) Informatics
12 7 (23.33%) Greenplum
12 7 (23.33%) Data Governance

R
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (46.67%) SAS
2 8 (26.67%) Apache Spark
3 4 (13.33%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (23.33%) Stata
3 4 (13.33%) S-PLUS
4 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (40.00%) Big Data
2 12 (40.00%) Hadoop
3 7 (23.33%) Data Mining
3 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
3 7 (23.33%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (20.00%) Pentaho
5 5 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (13.33%) Apache Hive
6 4 (13.33%) HBase
6 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
7 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (6.67%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
2 7 (23.33%) Games
3 4 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Data Scientist
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Data Scientist
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Credit Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Qualitative Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Quantitative Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Risk Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Big Data Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Designer
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Data Visualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) D3.js
2 6 (20.00%) Drools
3 4 (13.33%) .NET
4 3 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (3.33%) HTML
5 1 (3.33%) HTML5
5 1 (3.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (43.33%) Mathematics
2 10 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 8 (26.67%) Applied Mathematics
4 8 (26.67%) Statistics
5 7 (23.33%) Informatics
6 5 (16.67%) Credit Risk
6 5 (16.67%) Economics
7 4 (13.33%) Credit Derivative
7 4 (13.33%) Data Integration
7 4 (13.33%) Derivative
7 4 (13.33%) Fixed Income
7 4 (13.33%) Physics
8 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
9 1 (3.33%) Psychology
9 1 (3.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Analytics
2 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) Scrum
4 10 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
5 9 (30.00%) Data Visualisation
5 9 (30.00%) ETL
6 7 (23.33%) Business Analysis
6 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (23.33%) Data Governance
7 6 (20.00%) Data Management
8 5 (16.67%) Asset Management
8 5 (16.67%) Data Analytics
8 5 (16.67%) Presales
9 4 (13.33%) Black-Scholes
9 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (13.33%) Credit Risk Modelling
9 4 (13.33%) Master Data Management
9 4 (13.33%) Monte Carlo Method
9 4 (13.33%) Software Delivery
9 4 (13.33%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) SQL
2 14 (46.67%) Java
2 14 (46.67%) Python
3 7 (23.33%) C#
3 7 (23.33%) Scala
4 5 (16.67%) MATLAB
4 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (16.67%) VBA
5 4 (13.33%) C++
6 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) PhD
3 1 (3.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Tableau
2 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) Greenplum
4 4 (13.33%) Google
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe
5 1 (3.33%) Alteryx
5 1 (3.33%) Apple
5 1 (3.33%) Birst
5 1 (3.33%) Clarabridge
5 1 (3.33%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.33%) Cognos
5 1 (3.33%) Facebook
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (3.33%) Omniture
5 1 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.33%) Twitter
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