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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 139 161 154
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -7
Permanent jobs citing R 13 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.44% 0.31% 0.094%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 0.60% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 2
Average salary £34,780 £26,000 £53,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.76% -51.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,000 £52,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £36,000 £53,850
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1512 1995 1871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 51.20% 52.08% 58.63%
Number of salaries quoted 955 1366 1132
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Edinburgh +24 6 £35,000 +9.37%
Glasgow - 3 £50,750 -
Fife - 3 £31,500 -
Aberdeen +9 1 £34,000 +30.76% 1
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (81.25%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (75.00%) SAS
2 12 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (68.75%) Statistics
3 11 (68.75%) Mathematics
4 10 (62.50%) SPSS
4 10 (62.50%) Python
5 9 (56.25%) SQL
6 7 (43.75%) MS Office
6 7 (43.75%) Degree
6 7 (43.75%) Economics
7 6 (37.50%) Analytics
7 6 (37.50%) Propensity Modelling
7 6 (37.50%) Statistical Analysis
7 6 (37.50%) Psychology
7 6 (37.50%) VBA
7 6 (37.50%) Java
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 5 (31.25%) Data Mining
8 5 (31.25%) MATLAB
8 5 (31.25%) PhD
8 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
8 5 (31.25%) Predictive Modelling
8 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
8 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
8 5 (31.25%) Finance
9 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
9 4 (25.00%) Neural Network
9 4 (25.00%) Asset Management

R
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (75.00%) SAS
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) SPSS
2 7 (43.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Data Mining
2 3 (18.75%) Big Data
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 2 (12.50%) HBase
3 2 (12.50%) Apache Hive
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Data Scientist
2 4 (25.00%) Statistician
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Technology Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (68.75%) Statistics
2 11 (68.75%) Mathematics
3 7 (43.75%) Economics
4 6 (37.50%) Psychology
5 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
6 4 (25.00%) Neural Network
6 4 (25.00%) Algorithms
7 1 (6.25%) Physics
7 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (37.50%) Analytics
2 6 (37.50%) Propensity Modelling
2 6 (37.50%) Statistical Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Predictive Modelling
3 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (25.00%) Cluster Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Operations Research
4 4 (25.00%) Bayesian Methods
4 4 (25.00%) Campaign Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Regression Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) ETL
5 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Python
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) VBA
3 6 (37.50%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) MATLAB
5 1 (6.25%) Fortran
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Adobe
2 2 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) Tableau
3 1 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
3 1 (6.25%) Cognos
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