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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
UK / Scotland
Rank 112 150 154
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +4
Permanent jobs citing R 19 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.84% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.43% 0.53% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
1330 1504 1598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 58.93% 50.85% 52.97%
Number of salaries quoted 821 967 1103
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +19 15 £45,000 -25.00%
Glasgow +28 3 £42,000 -1.17%
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 20 (80.00%) Python
2 19 (76.00%) Analytics
3 18 (72.00%) SAS
4 17 (68.00%) Degree
5 16 (64.00%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (56.00%) Machine Learning
6 14 (56.00%) Hadoop
6 14 (56.00%) SQL
6 14 (56.00%) Data Mining
6 14 (56.00%) Finance
6 14 (56.00%) Data Analysis
7 13 (52.00%) Business Analysis
7 13 (52.00%) Workflow
7 13 (52.00%) Change Control
7 13 (52.00%) Regression Analysis
7 13 (52.00%) Functional Testing
7 13 (52.00%) Business Analytics
7 13 (52.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 13 (52.00%) Case Management
8 12 (48.00%) KYC
8 12 (48.00%) Apache Pig
8 12 (48.00%) Factor Analysis
8 12 (48.00%) Line Management
8 12 (48.00%) Ambari
8 12 (48.00%) Apache Hive
8 12 (48.00%) Risk Management
8 12 (48.00%) Legal
8 12 (48.00%) Project Management
9 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence

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 18 (72.00%) SAS
2 12 (48.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Houdini
2 1 (4.00%) Maya
2 1 (4.00%) NUKE
2 1 (4.00%) SPSS
2 1 (4.00%) Stata
2 1 (4.00%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) Data Mining
1 14 (56.00%) Hadoop
2 12 (48.00%) Apache Hive
3 3 (12.00%) Big Data
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.00%) Base SAS
5 1 (4.00%) BigQuery
5 1 (4.00%) DB2
5 1 (4.00%) GIS
5 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.00%) MySQL
5 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.00%) QlikView
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 12 (48.00%) Legal
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Consultant
2 8 (32.00%) Senior Consultant
3 7 (28.00%) Data Scientist
4 6 (24.00%) Analyst
5 5 (20.00%) SAS Consultant
6 4 (16.00%) Hadoop Consultant
6 4 (16.00%) Senior SAS Consultant
7 2 (8.00%) Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Python Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (4.00%) C Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) C++ Developer
8 1 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Programmer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior SAS Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) CryEngine
1 1 (4.00%) D3.js
1 1 (4.00%) DirectX
1 1 (4.00%) Django
1 1 (4.00%) Flask
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (4.00%) PyQt
1 1 (4.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (4.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 16 (64.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (8.00%) Animation
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.00%) Statistics
4 1 (4.00%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.00%) Informatics
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Physics
4 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Analytics
2 14 (56.00%) Data Analysis
2 14 (56.00%) Machine Learning
3 13 (52.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 13 (52.00%) Business Analysis
3 13 (52.00%) Business Analytics
3 13 (52.00%) Case Management
3 13 (52.00%) Change Control
3 13 (52.00%) Functional Testing
3 13 (52.00%) Regression Analysis
3 13 (52.00%) Workflow
4 12 (48.00%) Factor Analysis
4 12 (48.00%) KYC
4 12 (48.00%) Line Management
4 12 (48.00%) Project Management
4 12 (48.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.00%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (8.00%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) Python
2 14 (56.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) GLSL
4 1 (4.00%) HLSL
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) Scala
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Actionable Recommendations
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) Ambari
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Tableau
2 2 (8.00%) Google
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) Cognos
3 1 (4.00%) Greenplum
3 1 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (4.00%) Optimizely
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) RapidMiner
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