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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
UK / Scotland
Rank 116 148 161
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +13
Permanent jobs citing R 25 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.10% 0.37% 0.063%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.88% 0.75% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 0
Median salary £44,750 £47,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.78% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

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
1328 1461 1664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 58.50% 49.19% 52.33%
Number of salaries quoted 815 929 1118
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +13 22 £55,500 +6.73% 5
Dundee - 3 £44,500 -
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 27 (84.38%) Python
2 25 (78.13%) SQL
3 23 (71.88%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (65.63%) Analytics
5 20 (62.50%) Degree
5 20 (62.50%) SAS
5 20 (62.50%) Finance
6 19 (59.38%) Machine Learning
7 18 (56.25%) Hadoop
7 18 (56.25%) Data Analysis
8 17 (53.13%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 15 (46.88%) Apache Hive
9 15 (46.88%) KYC
10 13 (40.63%) Case Management
10 13 (40.63%) Decision Tree
10 13 (40.63%) Regression Analysis
10 13 (40.63%) Change Control
10 13 (40.63%) Functional Testing
10 13 (40.63%) Business Analytics
10 13 (40.63%) Workflow
10 13 (40.63%) Project Management
10 13 (40.63%) Data Mining
11 12 (37.50%) Risk Management
11 12 (37.50%) Legal
11 12 (37.50%) Business Analysis
11 12 (37.50%) Apache Pig
11 12 (37.50%) Factor Analysis
11 12 (37.50%) Line Management
11 12 (37.50%) Ambari
12 5 (15.63%) Statistics

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 20 (62.50%) SAS
2 12 (37.50%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Houdini
1 1 (3.13%) Maya
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) NUKE
1 1 (3.13%) SPSS
1 1 (3.13%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Google Analytics
1 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (56.25%) Hadoop
2 15 (46.88%) Apache Hive
3 13 (40.63%) Data Mining
4 4 (12.50%) Big Data
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (6.25%) QlikView
7 1 (3.13%) BigQuery
7 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.13%) DB2
7 1 (3.13%) GIS
7 1 (3.13%) MySQL
7 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (3.13%) Spotfire
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (62.50%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Legal
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Consultant
2 8 (25.00%) Data Scientist
2 8 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Data Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Hadoop Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) SAS Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Senior SAS Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Data Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) SAS Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
1 3 (9.38%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (3.13%) CryEngine
2 1 (3.13%) DirectX
2 1 (3.13%) Django
2 1 (3.13%) Flask
2 1 (3.13%) OpenGL
2 1 (3.13%) PyQt
2 1 (3.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (3.13%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 23 (71.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.25%) Animation
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Analytics
2 19 (59.38%) Machine Learning
3 18 (56.25%) Data Analysis
4 17 (53.13%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 15 (46.88%) KYC
6 13 (40.63%) Business Analytics
6 13 (40.63%) Case Management
6 13 (40.63%) Change Control
6 13 (40.63%) Decision Tree
6 13 (40.63%) Functional Testing
6 13 (40.63%) Project Management
6 13 (40.63%) Regression Analysis
6 13 (40.63%) Workflow
7 12 (37.50%) Business Analysis
7 12 (37.50%) Factor Analysis
7 12 (37.50%) Line Management
7 12 (37.50%) Risk Management
8 5 (15.63%) Statistics
9 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
9 4 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) Python
2 25 (78.13%) SQL
3 3 (9.38%) C++
3 3 (9.38%) Scala
4 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) GLSL
5 1 (3.13%) HLSL
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Actionable Recommendations
1 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) Ambari
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Tableau
3 1 (3.13%) Cognos
3 1 (3.13%) Google
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (3.13%) Norkom
3 1 (3.13%) RapidMiner
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