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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 132 157 159
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +2
Permanent jobs citing R 7 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 0.33% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 5
Median salary £41,421 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.53% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £42,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
1333 1537 1709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 56.17% 50.13% 53.83%
Number of salaries quoted 829 978 1150
Median salary £40,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.21% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Glasgow +26 3 £42,000 -1.17%
Edinburgh +11 3 £41,421 - 2
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 14 (73.68%) Python
2 12 (63.16%) Analytics
3 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (42.11%) SAS
3 8 (42.11%) Degree
3 8 (42.11%) Big Data
4 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) Statistical Modelling
5 6 (31.58%) Tableau
5 6 (31.58%) Hadoop
5 6 (31.58%) Visualisation
5 6 (31.58%) Mathematics
6 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
6 5 (26.32%) Statistics
6 5 (26.32%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
7 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 4 (21.05%) Java
7 4 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (21.05%) Data Analytics
7 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
7 4 (21.05%) Applied Mathematics
7 4 (21.05%) Apache Spark
8 3 (15.79%) Apache Pig

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 8 (42.11%) SAS
2 4 (21.05%) Apache Spark
3 3 (15.79%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) Stata
3 1 (5.26%) Houdini
3 1 (5.26%) Maya
3 1 (5.26%) NUKE
3 1 (5.26%) SPSS
3 1 (5.26%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (5.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Big Data
2 6 (31.58%) Hadoop
3 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
4 4 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (15.79%) Apache Hive
5 3 (15.79%) Data Mining
5 3 (15.79%) HBase
5 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
5 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
5 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
6 2 (10.53%) Base SAS
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (5.26%) ActiveReports
7 1 (5.26%) MySQL
7 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
7 1 (5.26%) QlikView
7 1 (5.26%) Spotfire
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Games
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Data Scientist
3 3 (15.79%) Big Data Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Data Scientist
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Python Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Real Time Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Research Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior SAS Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) D3.js
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) CryEngine
3 1 (5.26%) DirectX
3 1 (5.26%) Django
3 1 (5.26%) Drools
3 1 (5.26%) Flask
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) MDX
3 1 (5.26%) OpenGL
3 1 (5.26%) PyQt
3 1 (5.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (5.26%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (31.58%) Mathematics
2 6 (31.58%) Visualisation
3 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
3 5 (26.32%) Statistics
4 4 (21.05%) Applied Mathematics
5 3 (15.79%) Informatics
6 2 (10.53%) Algorithms
6 2 (10.53%) Animation
7 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
7 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
7 1 (5.26%) Economics
7 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
7 1 (5.26%) Physics
7 1 (5.26%) Psychology
7 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Analytics
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Statistical Modelling
3 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (26.32%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Data Analytics
5 3 (15.79%) Data Governance
5 3 (15.79%) ETL
5 3 (15.79%) Machine Learning
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) Open Source
6 2 (10.53%) Predictive Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (10.53%) Use Case
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.53%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Python
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) C++
4 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Scala
5 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.53%) VBA
6 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) GLSL
6 1 (5.26%) HLSL
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.26%) Perl
6 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PhD
2 1 (5.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.26%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Tableau
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Greenplum
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Google
5 1 (5.26%) Adobe
5 1 (5.26%) Cloudera
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Optimizely
5 1 (5.26%) RapidMiner
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