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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 86 100
Rank change year-on-year +18 +14  
Permanent jobs citing R 27 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.41% 0.89% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.14% 2.20% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 2
Median salary £80,000 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.38% +40.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £62,700 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £62,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

R is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 652 546 635
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 58.11% 40.53% 47.00%
Number of salaries quoted 401 376 447
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,400 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing R as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for R in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 32 (88.89%) SQL
2 31 (86.11%) Python
3 30 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (80.56%) Analytics
4 29 (80.56%) Hadoop
5 26 (72.22%) Machine Learning
6 21 (58.33%) SAS
6 21 (58.33%) Finance
7 17 (47.22%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 16 (44.44%) Degree
9 15 (41.67%) Data Analysis
9 15 (41.67%) KYC
9 15 (41.67%) Apache Hive
10 14 (38.89%) Scala
10 14 (38.89%) .NET
11 13 (36.11%) Project Management
11 13 (36.11%) Data Mining
11 13 (36.11%) Workflow
11 13 (36.11%) Regression Analysis
11 13 (36.11%) Natural Language Processing
11 13 (36.11%) Change Control
11 13 (36.11%) Functional Testing
11 13 (36.11%) Business Analytics
11 13 (36.11%) Case Management
11 13 (36.11%) Decision Tree
12 12 (33.33%) Apache Pig
12 12 (33.33%) Ambari
12 12 (33.33%) Factor Analysis
12 12 (33.33%) Line Management
12 12 (33.33%) Risk Management

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 21 (58.33%) SAS
2 12 (33.33%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (80.56%) Hadoop
2 15 (41.67%) Apache Hive
3 13 (36.11%) Data Mining
4 6 (16.67%) Big Data
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.56%) BigQuery
6 2 (5.56%) QlikView
7 1 (2.78%) DB2
7 1 (2.78%) Spotfire
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 21 (58.33%) Finance
2 12 (33.33%) Legal
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Consultant
2 8 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Hadoop Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) SAS Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Data Scientist
3 4 (11.11%) Senior SAS Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Data Architect
5 1 (2.78%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) SAS Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Senior SAS Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) .NET
2 13 (36.11%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (8.33%) D3.js
4 1 (2.78%) React
Miscellaneous
1 30 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Internet of Things
2 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
1 1 (2.78%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) Analytics
2 26 (72.22%) Machine Learning
3 17 (47.22%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 15 (41.67%) Data Analysis
4 15 (41.67%) KYC
5 13 (36.11%) Business Analytics
5 13 (36.11%) Case Management
5 13 (36.11%) Change Control
5 13 (36.11%) Decision Tree
5 13 (36.11%) Functional Testing
5 13 (36.11%) Project Management
5 13 (36.11%) Regression Analysis
5 13 (36.11%) Workflow
6 12 (33.33%) Business Analysis
6 12 (33.33%) Factor Analysis
6 12 (33.33%) Line Management
6 12 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 11 (30.56%) Spatial Analysis
7 11 (30.56%) Visualisation
8 10 (27.78%) Data Acquisition
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) SQL
2 31 (86.11%) Python
3 14 (38.89%) Scala
4 2 (5.56%) C
4 2 (5.56%) C++
4 2 (5.56%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) MATLAB
4 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.78%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) PhD
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) Ambari
2 1 (2.78%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Tableau
3 1 (2.78%) Cognos
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.78%) Norkom
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