Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 132 150
Rank change year-on-year +18 +18 +6
Permanent jobs citing R 39 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.46% 0.48% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.41% 0.98% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 26 7 8
Edinburgh median annual salary £41,250 £41,421 £79,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.41% -47.90% +76.67%
10th Percentile £29,000 £35,850 £74,750
90th Percentile £51,875 £51,450 £84,475
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,250 £79,500
% change year-on-year +1.69% -44.34% +76.67%

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 1620 1125 1298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 60.45% 48.91% 42.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1014 789 854
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,680 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for R in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for R.

1 31 (79.49%) Python
2 21 (53.85%) SQL
2 21 (53.85%) Mathematics
3 20 (51.28%) Analytics
4 19 (48.72%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (46.15%) Degree
6 17 (43.59%) Machine Learning
6 17 (43.59%) SAS
7 16 (41.03%) Finance
8 14 (35.90%) Statistics
9 12 (30.77%) MongoDB
10 11 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (28.21%) Apache Spark
11 10 (25.64%) Applied Mathematics
12 9 (23.08%) NumPy
12 9 (23.08%) Big Data
12 9 (23.08%) PhD
12 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (20.51%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (20.51%) ETL
13 8 (20.51%) Visualisation
13 8 (20.51%) Actionable Insight
14 7 (17.95%) Hadoop
14 7 (17.95%) Marketing
14 7 (17.95%) Statistical Analysis
14 7 (17.95%) Java
15 6 (15.38%) MATLAB
15 6 (15.38%) Django
15 6 (15.38%) Statistical Modelling
15 6 (15.38%) AngularJS

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 17 (43.59%) SAS
2 11 (28.21%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.56%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) Azure Machine Learning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 9 (23.08%) Big Data
3 8 (20.51%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (17.95%) Hadoop
5 4 (10.26%) Power BI
6 3 (7.69%) Data Mining
6 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 2 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (5.13%) Apache Hive
7 2 (5.13%) Base SAS
7 2 (5.13%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (5.13%) MySQL
7 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
7 2 (5.13%) OLAP
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (5.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (5.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (5.13%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.56%) Gradle
1 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Games
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Data Scientist
2 15 (38.46%) Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Data Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Insight Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Data Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Data Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Data Insight Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Insight Data Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.56%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Data Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) SAS Data Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Senior SAS Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) SPSS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) NumPy
2 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 6 (15.38%) Django
3 4 (10.26%) .NET
3 4 (10.26%) MLlib
3 4 (10.26%) SciPy
4 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.56%) D3.js
5 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.56%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) jQuery
5 1 (2.56%) JSP
5 1 (2.56%) Laravel
5 1 (2.56%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (2.56%) Node.js
5 1 (2.56%) REST
5 1 (2.56%) scikit-learn
5 1 (2.56%) Spring
5 1 (2.56%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 19 (48.72%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.26%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.56%) Fintech
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Mathematics
2 20 (51.28%) Analytics
3 17 (43.59%) Machine Learning
4 14 (35.90%) Statistics
5 11 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (25.64%) Applied Mathematics
7 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (20.51%) Actionable Insight
8 8 (20.51%) ETL
8 8 (20.51%) Visualisation
9 7 (17.95%) Statistical Analysis
10 6 (15.38%) Prototyping
10 6 (15.38%) Statistical Modelling
11 5 (12.82%) Operations Research
11 5 (12.82%) Physics
12 4 (10.26%) Campaign Analysis
12 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
12 4 (10.26%) Data Analytics
13 3 (7.69%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 3 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) Python
2 21 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (17.95%) Java
4 6 (15.38%) MATLAB
5 4 (10.26%) C#
6 3 (7.69%) C++
6 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.69%) Scala
7 2 (5.13%) C
7 2 (5.13%) VB
8 1 (2.56%) Go
8 1 (2.56%) Lua
8 1 (2.56%) Perl
8 1 (2.56%) Ruby
8 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Degree
2 9 (23.08%) PhD
3 2 (5.13%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Tableau
2 3 (7.69%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) Cognos
3 2 (5.13%) Google
3 2 (5.13%) Informatica
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Teradata
4 1 (2.56%) Vertica