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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 146 149 180
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +31
Permanent jobs citing R 16 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.56% 0.29% 0.025%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% 0.55% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 0
Average salary £51,250 £34,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -2.35%
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
1434 1643 2024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.91% 52.21% 50.94%
Number of salaries quoted 845 1024 1382
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

R Salary Histogram 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 30 April 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
(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 +7 8 £57,500 +70.37% 2
Glasgow +1 6 £42,500 -32.00%
South Lanarkshire - 1 £30,000 -
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (66.67%) Analytics
2 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 14 (58.33%) SAS
3 13 (54.17%) Mathematics
4 11 (45.83%) Degree
4 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
5 10 (41.67%) Java
6 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (33.33%) VBA
7 8 (33.33%) Python
7 8 (33.33%) Statistics
8 7 (29.17%) Economics
8 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
8 7 (29.17%) Visualisation
8 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
9 6 (25.00%) C++
9 6 (25.00%) MATLAB
9 6 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (25.00%) Hadoop
9 6 (25.00%) Pentaho
9 6 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (25.00%) Tableau
9 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
9 6 (25.00%) D3.js
9 6 (25.00%) Apache Spark
9 6 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
10 5 (20.83%) Informatics
10 5 (20.83%) Presales

R
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 14 (58.33%) SAS
2 6 (25.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.17%) ArcGIS
3 1 (4.17%) GeoServer
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS Office
2 5 (20.83%) Stata
3 4 (16.67%) S-PLUS
4 3 (12.50%) SPSS
5 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (25.00%) Pentaho
2 6 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (20.83%) Big Data
3 5 (20.83%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (20.83%) Data Mining
4 2 (8.33%) CouchDB
4 2 (8.33%) GIS
5 1 (4.17%) Base SAS
5 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.17%) Neo4j
5 1 (4.17%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (4.17%) QlikView
5 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.17%) Redis
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) Riak
5 1 (4.17%) Spotfire
General
1 5 (20.83%) Games
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Applications Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Data Scientist
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Credit Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Qualitative Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Quantitative Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Statistical Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Data Scientist
7 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) DBA
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) D3.js
2 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) Drools
3 1 (4.17%) Ajax
3 1 (4.17%) ArcObjects
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) HTML5
3 1 (4.17%) PostGIS
3 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Mathematics
2 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (33.33%) Statistics
4 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
4 7 (29.17%) Economics
4 7 (29.17%) Visualisation
5 5 (20.83%) Applied Mathematics
5 5 (20.83%) Informatics
6 4 (16.67%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (16.67%) Credit Risk
6 4 (16.67%) Derivative
6 4 (16.67%) Fixed Income
6 4 (16.67%) Physics
7 3 (12.50%) Psychology
8 2 (8.33%) Remote Sensing
9 1 (4.17%) Life Science
9 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (66.67%) Analytics
2 6 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
2 6 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 5 (20.83%) Asset Management
3 5 (20.83%) Data Governance
3 5 (20.83%) ETL
3 5 (20.83%) Presales
3 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 4 (16.67%) Black-Scholes
4 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.67%) Data Management
4 4 (16.67%) Line Management
4 4 (16.67%) Monte Carlo Method
4 4 (16.67%) OO
4 4 (16.67%) Stress Testing
4 4 (16.67%) TDD
4 4 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) Java
3 8 (33.33%) Python
3 8 (33.33%) VBA
4 6 (25.00%) C++
4 6 (25.00%) MATLAB
5 5 (20.83%) Scala
6 4 (16.67%) C#
7 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.17%) Go
8 1 (4.17%) Perl
8 1 (4.17%) PHP
8 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) PhD
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Tableau
3 5 (20.83%) Greenplum
4 4 (16.67%) Adobe
4 4 (16.67%) Google
5 1 (4.17%) Alteryx
5 1 (4.17%) Apple
5 1 (4.17%) Birst
5 1 (4.17%) Facebook
5 1 (4.17%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (4.17%) Mapinfo
5 1 (4.17%) Omniture
5 1 (4.17%) SAP
5 1 (4.17%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.17%) Twitter
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