Period
to 17 October 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 129 124
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5 +26
Permanent jobs citing R 31 31 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.23% 1.15% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.37% 1.88% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 8
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,461
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.79% -46.59%
10th Percentile £33,750 £27,025 £35,950
90th Percentile £69,125 £66,625 £51,400
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -30.90%

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 1,306 1,651 1,075
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 51.72% 61.35% 46.12%
Number of salaries quoted 821 1,011 739
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,750 £28,700
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 October 2018.

Salary histogram for R in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 22 (70.97%) Python
2 21 (67.74%) Machine Learning
3 19 (61.29%) Data Science
4 17 (54.84%) Analytics
5 16 (51.61%) Degree
6 15 (48.39%) SQL
7 13 (41.94%) Artificial Intelligence
7 13 (41.94%) Big Data
7 13 (41.94%) Computer Science
8 11 (35.48%) Mathematics
8 11 (35.48%) Physics
9 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
9 9 (29.03%) MATLAB
9 9 (29.03%) Predictive Analytics
10 8 (25.81%) Hadoop
10 8 (25.81%) Statistical Modelling
10 8 (25.81%) Data Engineering
11 7 (22.58%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (22.58%) ETL
11 7 (22.58%) Java
12 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
12 6 (19.35%) Scrum
12 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (19.35%) Pandas
12 6 (19.35%) Matplotlib
12 6 (19.35%) Open Source
12 6 (19.35%) SciPy
12 6 (19.35%) NumPy
12 6 (19.35%) scikit-learn

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 6 (19.35%) Apache Spark
2 5 (16.13%) Apache Pig
3 3 (9.68%) SAS
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SPSS
2 1 (3.23%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (12.90%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (12.90%) Amazon S3
2 4 (12.90%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (12.90%) Serverless
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (6.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) AWS Data Pipeline
4 1 (3.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
1 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) Big Data
2 8 (25.81%) Hadoop
3 5 (16.13%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (16.13%) Apache Hive
3 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (16.13%) Sqoop
4 4 (12.90%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (9.68%) Data Mining
5 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (6.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (6.45%) BigQuery
6 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
7 1 (3.23%) Apache Kudu
7 1 (3.23%) Impala
7 1 (3.23%) Presto
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Clang
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.13%) Automotive
1 5 (16.13%) Electronics
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
1 5 (16.13%) Games
2 3 (9.68%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Data Scientist
2 5 (16.13%) AWS Consultant
2 5 (16.13%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Junior
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Data Scientist
4 3 (9.68%) Big Data Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Data Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Data Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Analytics Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Developer
6 1 (3.23%) GIS Technician
6 1 (3.23%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Junior Data Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Junior Data Scientist
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Analytics Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Matplotlib
1 6 (19.35%) NumPy
1 6 (19.35%) Pandas
1 6 (19.35%) scikit-learn
1 6 (19.35%) SciPy
2 5 (16.13%) LLVM
2 5 (16.13%) OpenCL
2 5 (16.13%) TensorFlow
2 5 (16.13%) Vulkan
3 4 (12.90%) Kafka
4 3 (9.68%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (6.45%) HTML
5 2 (6.45%) Node.js
5 2 (6.45%) Web Services
6 1 (3.23%) CSS
6 1 (3.23%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Computer Science
2 6 (19.35%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (16.13%) GPGPU
4 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (9.68%) Fintech
5 3 (9.68%) Public Cloud
6 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
7 1 (3.23%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (3.23%) Internet of Things
7 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Machine Learning
2 19 (61.29%) Data Science
3 17 (54.84%) Analytics
4 13 (41.94%) Artificial Intelligence
5 11 (35.48%) Mathematics
5 11 (35.48%) Physics
6 9 (29.03%) Predictive Analytics
6 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
7 8 (25.81%) Data Engineering
7 8 (25.81%) Statistical Modelling
8 7 (22.58%) ETL
9 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
9 6 (19.35%) Open Source
9 6 (19.35%) Scrum
10 5 (16.13%) Kanban
10 5 (16.13%) Parallel Programming
10 5 (16.13%) People Management
10 5 (16.13%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) Python
2 15 (48.39%) SQL
3 9 (29.03%) MATLAB
4 7 (22.58%) Java
5 5 (16.13%) C++
6 4 (12.90%) Scala
7 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.45%) PHP
7 2 (6.45%) Ruby
8 1 (3.23%) C#
8 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Degree
2 7 (22.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (12.90%) PhD
4 2 (6.45%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) IEC 61508
1 5 (16.13%) ISO 26262
1 5 (16.13%) MISRA
1 5 (16.13%) MISRA C
2 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) HDFS
2 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Oozie
2 2 (6.45%) Terraform
3 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Renesas
1 5 (16.13%) Tableau
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Google
3 2 (6.45%) Informatica
4 1 (3.23%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Teradata