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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 161 141 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Permanent jobs citing R 7 20 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.21% 0.64% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% 1.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 0
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +24.00%
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
1796 1749 1588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.07% 56.04% 51.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1121 1082
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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
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 23 October 2014. 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
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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 -18 4 £45,000 -3.22% 2
Glasgow 0 2 - - 1
Aberdeen - 1 £47,500 -
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) Analytics
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Python
4 5 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) MATLAB
4 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (40.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 4 (40.00%) Statistics
5 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) Machine Learning
5 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (30.00%) Marketing
6 3 (30.00%) MapReduce
6 3 (30.00%) Pandas
6 3 (30.00%) SAS
6 3 (30.00%) Ruby
6 3 (30.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) C++
7 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) Banking
7 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (10.00%) Vertica
8 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight

R
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 3 (30.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) FastStats
1 1 (10.00%) Mathematica
1 1 (10.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) QlikView
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (10.00%) Electronics
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Data Scientist
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Pandas
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) AppFabric
2 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) JGroups
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Statistics
1 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Analytics
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Machine Learning
4 3 (30.00%) MapReduce
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
6 1 (10.00%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Data Munging
6 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) MATLAB
4 3 (30.00%) Ruby
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) SPARQL
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (10.00%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (10.00%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Vertica
1 1 (10.00%) SmartFocus
1 1 (10.00%) Alterian
1 1 (10.00%) Netezza
1 1 (10.00%) Informatica
1 1 (10.00%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
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