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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 137 154 166
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +12
Permanent jobs citing R 12 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.44% 0.34% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.82% 0.69% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 3
Median salary £46,750 £79,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.19% +87.05%
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +9.75%
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
1465 1600 1961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.14% 49.43% 53.29%
Number of salaries quoted 896 971 1278
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +8 7 £43,500 -45.28% 2
Glasgow -1 5 £52,500 -33.96%
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 19 (76.00%) Analytics
2 17 (68.00%) SQL
3 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (48.00%) Finance
4 12 (48.00%) Java
4 12 (48.00%) Python
5 11 (44.00%) SAS
5 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
5 11 (44.00%) Scrum
5 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (40.00%) Big Data
6 10 (40.00%) Tableau
7 9 (36.00%) Hadoop
7 9 (36.00%) Mathematics
7 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (36.00%) ETL
8 8 (32.00%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (32.00%) Statistical Modelling
9 7 (28.00%) Visualisation
9 7 (28.00%) Degree
10 6 (24.00%) Applied Mathematics
10 6 (24.00%) Statistics
10 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
10 6 (24.00%) Drools
10 6 (24.00%) Data Visualisation
10 6 (24.00%) Apache Spark
11 5 (20.00%) Data Analytics
11 5 (20.00%) D3.js

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 11 (44.00%) SAS
2 6 (24.00%) Apache Spark
3 4 (16.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.00%) Stata
3 2 (8.00%) S-PLUS
4 1 (4.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (4.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (40.00%) Big Data
3 9 (36.00%) Hadoop
4 8 (32.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (20.00%) Data Mining
5 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 5 (20.00%) Pentaho
5 5 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (16.00%) Apache Hive
6 4 (16.00%) HBase
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
7 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (8.00%) IBM BigInsights
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
2 5 (20.00%) Games
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Data Scientist
3 5 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Data Scientist
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Big Data Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Credit Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Designer
6 2 (8.00%) Qualitative Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Quantitative Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Digital Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) SAS Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Drools
2 5 (20.00%) D3.js
3 3 (12.00%) Web Services
4 2 (8.00%) .NET
5 1 (4.00%) HTML
5 1 (4.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (36.00%) Mathematics
3 7 (28.00%) Visualisation
4 6 (24.00%) Applied Mathematics
4 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (24.00%) Statistics
5 5 (20.00%) Informatics
6 4 (16.00%) Data Integration
7 3 (12.00%) Credit Risk
7 3 (12.00%) Economics
7 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (8.00%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (8.00%) Derivative
8 2 (8.00%) Fixed Income
8 2 (8.00%) Physics
9 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
9 1 (4.00%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Analytics
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) Scrum
4 9 (36.00%) ETL
5 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (32.00%) Statistical Modelling
6 6 (24.00%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (20.00%) Asset Management
7 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 5 (20.00%) Data Analytics
7 5 (20.00%) Data Governance
8 4 (16.00%) Data Management
8 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (16.00%) Master Data Management
8 4 (16.00%) Software Delivery
9 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
10 2 (8.00%) Machine Learning
10 2 (8.00%) Monte Carlo Method
10 2 (8.00%) Use Case
10 2 (8.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) Python
3 5 (20.00%) C#
3 5 (20.00%) Scala
4 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (12.00%) MATLAB
5 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (12.00%) VBA
6 2 (8.00%) C++
7 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) PhD
3 1 (4.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Tableau
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) Greenplum
4 4 (16.00%) Google
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe
5 1 (4.00%) Cloudera
5 1 (4.00%) Cognos
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) Optimizely
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