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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 137 164 168
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +4
Permanent jobs citing R 9 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.67% 0.43% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 4
Median salary £42,461 £79,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-46.59% +76.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,426 £79,500 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £79,750 £50,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,250 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +7.92%
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
1336 1642 1928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.72% 49.53% 53.51%
Number of salaries quoted 843 1029 1248
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,600 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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
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 25 September 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 +18 8 £42,461 -46.59%
Glasgow +12 1 - -
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 16 (88.89%) Analytics
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 11 (61.11%) Finance
3 10 (55.56%) Python
3 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (50.00%) Tableau
4 9 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 8 (44.44%) Scrum
5 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (44.44%) Big Data
6 7 (38.89%) Statistical Modelling
6 7 (38.89%) Hadoop
6 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
6 7 (38.89%) SAS
7 6 (33.33%) Java
7 6 (33.33%) Data Quality
8 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
8 5 (27.78%) Data Integration
8 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
8 5 (27.78%) Google Analytics
8 5 (27.78%) Data Analytics
8 5 (27.78%) Master Data Management
8 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
8 5 (27.78%) ETL
8 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
8 5 (27.78%) Data Management

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 7 (38.89%) SAS
2 4 (22.22%) Apache Pig
2 4 (22.22%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) Stata
3 1 (5.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (5.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Google Analytics
2 2 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (44.44%) Big Data
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 7 (38.89%) Hadoop
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (22.22%) Apache Hive
5 4 (22.22%) HBase
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (16.67%) Data Mining
6 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
6 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (11.11%) Base SAS
7 2 (11.11%) BigQuery
7 2 (11.11%) IBM BigInsights
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Data Scientist
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Big Data Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Data Scientist
4 2 (11.11%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Cognos Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) SAS Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) D3.js
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) Drools
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Data Integration
2 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
2 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
3 4 (22.22%) Applied Mathematics
3 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (22.22%) Statistics
4 3 (16.67%) Informatics
5 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
5 1 (5.56%) Economics
5 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.56%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Analytics
2 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Scrum
4 7 (38.89%) Statistical Modelling
5 5 (27.78%) Data Analytics
5 5 (27.78%) Data Management
5 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
5 5 (27.78%) ETL
5 5 (27.78%) Master Data Management
6 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (22.22%) Software Delivery
7 3 (16.67%) Data Governance
7 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
8 2 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (11.11%) Use Case
8 2 (11.11%) Web Analytics
9 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) Python
3 6 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
5 4 (22.22%) C#
6 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 3 (16.67%) Scala
7 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
7 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PhD
2 1 (5.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) MOM
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Tableau
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Google
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) Greenplum
6 1 (5.56%) Adobe
6 1 (5.56%) Cloudera
6 1 (5.56%) Cognos
6 1 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) Optimizely