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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 151 166 139
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -27
Permanent jobs citing R 12 4 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.38% 0.11% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 0.20% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 23
Average salary £79,500 £42,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.05% -8.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,175 £34,100 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,550 £42,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,750 £52,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-9.04% +11.70%
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
1590 2002 1791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.33% 54.98% 55.55%
Number of salaries quoted 993 1325 1175
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,120 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

R Salary Histogram 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 3 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Glasgow +21 8 £79,500 +87.05%
Edinburgh +5 7 £79,500 +113.42% 1
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 17 (70.83%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (66.67%) SAS
2 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 16 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (62.50%) Java
3 15 (62.50%) Python
4 14 (58.33%) SPSS
5 12 (50.00%) ETL
5 12 (50.00%) Analytics
6 10 (41.67%) Pentaho
6 10 (41.67%) Finance
7 9 (37.50%) Statistics
7 9 (37.50%) Mathematics
7 9 (37.50%) Big Data
8 8 (33.33%) Hadoop
8 8 (33.33%) Asset Management
8 8 (33.33%) Linux
9 7 (29.17%) Oracle
9 7 (29.17%) Web Services
9 7 (29.17%) Cognos
9 7 (29.17%) MicroStrategy
9 7 (29.17%) Apache Hive
9 7 (29.17%) MongoDB
9 7 (29.17%) Degree
9 7 (29.17%) HBase
9 7 (29.17%) Apache Pig
9 7 (29.17%) Apache Flume
9 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
10 6 (25.00%) Talend
10 6 (25.00%) MapReduce

R
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 16 (66.67%) SAS
2 7 (29.17%) Apache Pig
3 5 (20.83%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (58.33%) SPSS
2 5 (20.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) Pentaho
2 9 (37.50%) Big Data
3 8 (33.33%) Hadoop
4 7 (29.17%) Apache Hive
4 7 (29.17%) MongoDB
4 7 (29.17%) HBase
4 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
5 6 (25.00%) Mahout
5 6 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 6 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 5 (20.83%) DB2
6 5 (20.83%) Sqoop
6 5 (20.83%) Triplestore
6 5 (20.83%) Data Mining
7 4 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (8.33%) IBM BigInsights
9 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Architect
1 5 (20.83%) Developer
1 5 (20.83%) Data Architect
1 5 (20.83%) Solutions Architect
1 5 (20.83%) Data Scientist
1 5 (20.83%) Big Data Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Statistician
3 2 (8.33%) Data Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Insight Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Big Data Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Technology Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Designer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Designer
4 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Data Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Web Services
2 5 (20.83%) MLlib
3 4 (16.67%) Drools
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (37.50%) Statistics
2 9 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 5 (20.83%) Economics
3 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
4 4 (16.67%) Psychology
4 4 (16.67%) Neural Network
4 4 (16.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) Physics
5 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (50.00%) ETL
2 12 (50.00%) Analytics
3 8 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 6 (25.00%) Scrum
4 6 (25.00%) MapReduce
5 5 (20.83%) Data Migration
5 5 (20.83%) Open Source
5 5 (20.83%) Predictive Modelling
5 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
5 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
5 5 (20.83%) Migration
5 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (20.83%) Business Development
6 4 (16.67%) Cluster Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Operations Research
6 4 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 15 (62.50%) Python
2 15 (62.50%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) VBA
4 5 (20.83%) Perl
4 5 (20.83%) PHP
4 5 (20.83%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.17%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) PhD
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Apache Flume
2 1 (4.17%) HDFS
2 1 (4.17%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
1 7 (29.17%) Cognos
1 7 (29.17%) MicroStrategy
2 6 (25.00%) Informatica
2 6 (25.00%) Talend
3 5 (20.83%) Vertica
3 5 (20.83%) Teradata
3 5 (20.83%) Netezza
3 5 (20.83%) Greenplum
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Adobe
5 2 (8.33%) Google
6 1 (4.17%) Tableau
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
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