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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 144 137 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing R 13 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.46% 0.51% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 1.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 0
Median salary £45,000 £34,780 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.38% -
UK excluding London median 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
1443 1507 2009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 51.17% 51.38% 51.69%
Number of salaries quoted 789 955 1374
Median salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,850
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -1 7 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Glasgow -14 5 - -
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (72.00%) Analytics
2 17 (68.00%) SQL
3 14 (56.00%) SAS
4 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (48.00%) Mathematics
6 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (40.00%) Degree
8 9 (36.00%) Tableau
8 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
8 9 (36.00%) Java
9 8 (32.00%) Scrum
9 8 (32.00%) Statistical Modelling
9 8 (32.00%) Statistics
10 7 (28.00%) Google
10 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
10 7 (28.00%) Google Analytics
10 7 (28.00%) Visualisation
10 7 (28.00%) Finance
10 7 (28.00%) Economics
10 7 (28.00%) Data Management
10 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (28.00%) C#
10 7 (28.00%) VBA
11 6 (24.00%) Python
11 6 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (24.00%) Hadoop
11 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
11 6 (24.00%) Data Visualisation

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 14 (56.00%) SAS
2 6 (24.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.00%) GeoServer
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.00%) Stata
3 4 (16.00%) MS Office
3 4 (16.00%) S-PLUS
4 3 (12.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (24.00%) Pentaho
2 6 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (20.00%) Big Data
3 5 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (20.00%) Data Mining
4 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.00%) BigQuery
6 1 (4.00%) Lumira
6 1 (4.00%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.00%) SAS EBI
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Games
3 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Data Scientist
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Credit Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Qualitative Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Quantitative Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Risk Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Statistical Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Data Scientist
7 1 (4.00%) DBA
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) D3.js
2 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) Drools
3 1 (4.00%) Ajax
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) HTML5
3 1 (4.00%) PostGIS
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Mathematics
2 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (32.00%) Statistics
4 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (28.00%) Economics
4 7 (28.00%) Visualisation
5 5 (20.00%) Applied Mathematics
5 5 (20.00%) Informatics
6 4 (16.00%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (16.00%) Credit Risk
6 4 (16.00%) Derivative
6 4 (16.00%) Fixed Income
6 4 (16.00%) Physics
7 3 (12.00%) Data Integration
7 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (12.00%) Psychology
8 1 (4.00%) Remote Sensing
8 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (72.00%) Analytics
2 8 (32.00%) Scrum
2 8 (32.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (28.00%) Data Management
4 6 (24.00%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 5 (20.00%) Data Governance
5 5 (20.00%) ETL
5 5 (20.00%) Presales
6 4 (16.00%) Black-Scholes
6 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.00%) Line Management
6 4 (16.00%) Monte Carlo Method
6 4 (16.00%) OO
6 4 (16.00%) Stress Testing
6 4 (16.00%) TDD
6 4 (16.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) C#
3 7 (28.00%) VBA
4 6 (24.00%) Python
5 5 (20.00%) C++
5 5 (20.00%) MATLAB
5 5 (20.00%) Scala
6 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) Tableau
3 7 (28.00%) Google
4 5 (20.00%) Greenplum
5 4 (16.00%) Adobe
6 1 (4.00%) Alteryx
6 1 (4.00%) Apple
6 1 (4.00%) Birst
6 1 (4.00%) Facebook
6 1 (4.00%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (4.00%) Omniture
6 1 (4.00%) SAP
6 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
6 1 (4.00%) Twitter
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