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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 166 123 162
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +39
Permanent jobs citing R 5 32 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 1.01% 0.063%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 1.82% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 31 2
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +37.77%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.27% +16.25%
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
1981 1760 1648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.61% 55.78% 51.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1153 1134
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 20 August 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 -41 3 £43,750 -5.91% 5
Glasgow -8 2 £42,500 +14.86% 4
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (64.71%) HNC
2 7 (41.18%) HND
3 5 (29.41%) C
4 4 (23.53%) 3D Modelling
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Marketing
5 3 (17.65%) SAS
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
6 2 (11.76%) Python
6 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.76%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Machine Learning
7 1 (5.88%) Vertica
7 1 (5.88%) Customer Insight
7 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (5.88%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (5.88%) Data Munging
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (5.88%) Pandas
7 1 (5.88%) SSL
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
7 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (5.88%) Informatica
7 1 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (5.88%) SPSS

R
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (17.65%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
1 1 (5.88%) SPSS
1 1 (5.88%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
1 1 (5.88%) X.509
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.88%) QlikView
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Design Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Draughtsman
3 3 (17.65%) Electrical Design Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Electrical Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) MI Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Scientist
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) XSL
1 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.88%) JSON
1 1 (5.88%) WCF
1 1 (5.88%) JGroups
1 1 (5.88%) AppFabric
1 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (5.88%) REST
1 1 (5.88%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) DTV
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) Statistics
1 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) 3D Modelling
1 4 (23.53%) Analytics
2 2 (11.76%) Machine Learning
2 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.76%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Customer Insight
3 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Data Munging
3 1 (5.88%) MapReduce
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing Strategy
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) CRM
3 1 (5.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) HNC
2 7 (41.18%) HND
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (5.88%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
1 1 (5.88%) SAP
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Informatica
1 1 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (5.88%) Alterian
1 1 (5.88%) Netezza
1 1 (5.88%) SmartFocus
1 1 (5.88%) Vertica
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