Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for R skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited R over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 105 129
Rank change year-on-year -12 +24 +12
Permanent jobs citing R 36 36 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.34% 1.46% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.64% 2.43% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 12
Edinburgh median annual salary £51,250 £63,750 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.61% +25.62% -36.16%
10th Percentile £38,125 £36,875 £31,938
90th Percentile £72,500 £103,750 £63,050
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +7.24%

R is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,364 1,484 1,097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 50.76% 60.08% 42.52%
Number of salaries quoted 871 919 715
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.05% +8.75%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,200 £28,350
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,150
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing R as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for R in Edinburgh

R
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing R in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for R in Edinburgh

R
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing R in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for R in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for R.

1 27 (75.00%) Python
2 21 (58.33%) SQL
3 19 (52.78%) Data Science
4 17 (47.22%) Machine Learning
5 16 (44.44%) Analytics
6 15 (41.67%) ETL
7 12 (33.33%) Finance
7 12 (33.33%) Degree
7 12 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (30.56%) Apache Spark
9 10 (27.78%) Hadoop
10 9 (25.00%) Visualisation
10 9 (25.00%) Mathematics
10 9 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (22.22%) SAS
11 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
11 8 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
11 8 (22.22%) Statistics
11 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
11 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (22.22%) Big Data
12 7 (19.44%) Data Analytics
12 7 (19.44%) Tableau
12 7 (19.44%) Data Modelling
12 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (16.67%) C++
13 6 (16.67%) MATLAB
13 6 (16.67%) Scrum
13 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (16.67%) Apache Hive

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 11 (30.56%) Apache Spark
2 8 (22.22%) SAS
3 5 (13.89%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.78%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.78%) Jupyter
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) SPSS
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.89%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (11.11%) Amazon S3
3 4 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (11.11%) Serverless
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.78%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 1 (2.78%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 1 (2.78%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) Hadoop
2 9 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (22.22%) Big Data
4 6 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (16.67%) Apache Hive
5 5 (13.89%) MongoDB
5 5 (13.89%) Sqoop
6 4 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (5.56%) BigQuery
8 2 (5.56%) HBase
8 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
8 2 (5.56%) Power BI
8 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
8 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
9 1 (2.78%) Apache Kudu
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Clang
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Automotive
2 5 (13.89%) Electronics
2 5 (13.89%) Games
3 3 (8.33%) Marketing
4 2 (5.56%) Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Private Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Data Scientist
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) AWS Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Data Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Big Data Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Data Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Data Scientist
5 2 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Data Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Data Science Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Data Science Leader
5 2 (5.56%) Insight Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Junior
5 2 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Fraud Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Report Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) LLVM
1 5 (13.89%) OpenCL
1 5 (13.89%) TensorFlow
1 5 (13.89%) Vulkan
2 4 (11.11%) Kafka
2 4 (11.11%) MLlib
2 4 (11.11%) NumPy
2 4 (11.11%) SciPy
3 2 (5.56%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (5.56%) Node.js
3 2 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) D3.js
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (13.89%) GPGPU
4 3 (8.33%) Public Cloud
5 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (5.56%) Fintech
6 1 (2.78%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (2.78%) Clustering
6 1 (2.78%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Data Science
2 17 (47.22%) Machine Learning
3 16 (44.44%) Analytics
4 15 (41.67%) ETL
5 12 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 9 (25.00%) Visualisation
7 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 8 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
7 8 (22.22%) Statistics
8 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (19.44%) Data Analytics
8 7 (19.44%) Data Modelling
9 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (16.67%) Applied Mathematics
9 6 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
9 6 (16.67%) Data Analysis
9 6 (16.67%) Open Source
9 6 (16.67%) Scrum
10 5 (13.89%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) Python
2 21 (58.33%) SQL
3 6 (16.67%) C++
3 6 (16.67%) MATLAB
4 5 (13.89%) Java
5 4 (11.11%) Scala
6 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.56%) C#
6 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.56%) PHP
6 2 (5.56%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) C
7 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) PhD
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) IEC 61508
1 5 (13.89%) ISO 26262
1 5 (13.89%) MISRA
1 5 (13.89%) MISRA C
2 4 (11.11%) Data Quality
3 2 (5.56%) QA
4 1 (2.78%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (2.78%) EMIR
4 1 (2.78%) FATCA
4 1 (2.78%) GCP
4 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.78%) MiFID
4 1 (2.78%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) HDFS
2 1 (2.78%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Oozie
2 2 (5.56%) Terraform
3 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Tableau
2 5 (13.89%) Renesas
3 3 (8.33%) Google
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Informatica
5 1 (2.78%) Apple
5 1 (2.78%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) Vertica