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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 146 156 165
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Permanent jobs citing R 7 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 0.25% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 5
Average salary £55,750 £40,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.80% +16.42%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1454 1609 1829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 48.87% 52.29% 55.29%
Number of salaries quoted 934 1080 1208
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 14 February 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 14 February 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 +10 7 £55,750 - 5
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 11 (91.67%) Analytics
2 8 (66.67%) SAS
2 8 (66.67%) Degree
3 7 (58.33%) Mathematics
3 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (50.00%) Statistics
4 6 (50.00%) Google Analytics
4 6 (50.00%) Google
4 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Adobe
4 6 (50.00%) VBA
4 6 (50.00%) MS Office
5 5 (41.67%) Python
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
5 5 (41.67%) SPSS
5 5 (41.67%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (41.67%) Economics
5 5 (41.67%) Psychology
5 5 (41.67%) Campaign Analysis
5 5 (41.67%) Propensity Modelling
5 5 (41.67%) Line Management
6 4 (33.33%) Open Source
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) CouchDB
7 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
7 3 (25.00%) MATLAB
7 3 (25.00%) C++
7 3 (25.00%) JavaScript

R
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 8 (66.67%) SAS
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Spark
3 1 (8.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (41.67%) SPSS
3 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) CouchDB
2 2 (16.67%) GIS
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) Base SAS
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (8.33%) Lumira
3 1 (8.33%) Neo4j
3 1 (8.33%) Pentaho
3 1 (8.33%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (8.33%) QlikView
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) Redis
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) Riak
3 1 (8.33%) Spotfire
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Statistical Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Scientist
4 1 (8.33%) Data Visualisation Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) GIS Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) GIS Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) D3.js
1 2 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) ArcObjects
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) PostGIS
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (58.33%) Mathematics
2 6 (50.00%) Statistics
3 5 (41.67%) Economics
3 5 (41.67%) Psychology
4 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (16.67%) Remote Sensing
6 1 (8.33%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (8.33%) Informatics
6 1 (8.33%) Life Science
6 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Analytics
2 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (41.67%) Campaign Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Line Management
3 5 (41.67%) Propensity Modelling
3 5 (41.67%) Statistical Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) Customer Insight
6 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
6 1 (8.33%) Image Processing
6 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
6 1 (8.33%) Parallel Computing
6 1 (8.33%) Visual Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) VBA
2 5 (41.67%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (16.67%) Go
4 2 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) PhD
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Adobe
1 6 (50.00%) Google
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Tableau
3 1 (8.33%) Alteryx
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Birst
3 1 (8.33%) Facebook
3 1 (8.33%) Greenplum
3 1 (8.33%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (8.33%) Mapinfo
3 1 (8.33%) Omniture
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (8.33%) Twitter
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