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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 90 93
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3  
Permanent jobs citing R 15 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.23% 0.25% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.98% 0.59% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 4
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,137 £29,346
10% offered a salary of more than £98,500 £45,000 £40,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +17.64%  

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 757 511 634
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 62.05% 42.16% 46.11%
Number of salaries quoted 470 299 418
Median salary £40,000 £42,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.43% +6.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,200 £58,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for R in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 41 (93.18%) SQL
2 37 (84.09%) Python
2 37 (84.09%) Analytics
2 37 (84.09%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (79.55%) Hadoop
4 34 (77.27%) Machine Learning
5 26 (59.09%) Finance
6 25 (56.82%) SAS
7 19 (43.18%) .NET
7 19 (43.18%) Degree
7 19 (43.18%) Scala
8 18 (40.91%) Natural Language Processing
9 16 (36.36%) Apache Hive
9 16 (36.36%) Visualisation
9 16 (36.36%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 16 (36.36%) Spatial Analysis
9 16 (36.36%) Data Analysis
10 15 (34.09%) KYC
11 14 (31.82%) Project Management
12 13 (29.55%) Data Mining
12 13 (29.55%) Data Acquisition
12 13 (29.55%) Master's Degree
12 13 (29.55%) Business Analytics
12 13 (29.55%) Regression Analysis
12 13 (29.55%) Apache Pig
13 12 (27.27%) Ambari
13 12 (27.27%) Change Control
13 12 (27.27%) Functional Testing
13 12 (27.27%) Factor Analysis
13 12 (27.27%) Line 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 25 (56.82%) SAS
2 13 (29.55%) Apache Pig
3 2 (4.55%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.55%) SPSS
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (11.36%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (79.55%) Hadoop
2 16 (36.36%) Apache Hive
3 13 (29.55%) Data Mining
4 9 (20.45%) Big Data
5 5 (11.36%) BigQuery
6 3 (6.82%) QlikView
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
7 2 (4.55%) Spotfire
8 1 (2.27%) DB2
8 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 26 (59.09%) Finance
2 12 (27.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Data Scientist
2 9 (20.45%) Senior Data Scientist
3 8 (18.18%) Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Consultant
3 8 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) Data Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Hadoop Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) SAS Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Senior SAS Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 1 (2.27%) Data Analytics Specialist
6 1 (2.27%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Risk Data Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) SAS Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Data Architect
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) .NET
2 18 (40.91%) Natural Language Processing
3 6 (13.64%) D3.js
4 1 (2.27%) React
Miscellaneous
1 37 (84.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.82%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.27%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (84.09%) Analytics
2 34 (77.27%) Machine Learning
3 16 (36.36%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 16 (36.36%) Data Analysis
3 16 (36.36%) Spatial Analysis
3 16 (36.36%) Visualisation
4 15 (34.09%) KYC
5 14 (31.82%) Project Management
6 13 (29.55%) Business Analytics
6 13 (29.55%) Data Acquisition
6 13 (29.55%) Regression Analysis
7 12 (27.27%) Business Analysis
7 12 (27.27%) Case Management
7 12 (27.27%) Change Control
7 12 (27.27%) Decision Tree
7 12 (27.27%) Factor Analysis
7 12 (27.27%) Functional Testing
7 12 (27.27%) Line Management
7 12 (27.27%) Risk Management
7 12 (27.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 41 (93.18%) SQL
2 37 (84.09%) Python
3 19 (43.18%) Scala
4 5 (11.36%) MATLAB
5 2 (4.55%) Java
5 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.55%) VB
6 1 (2.27%) C
6 1 (2.27%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Degree
2 13 (29.55%) Master's Degree
3 4 (9.09%) PhD
4 2 (4.55%) Numerate Degree
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) Ambari
2 1 (2.27%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Tableau
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Cognos
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.27%) Norkom
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Bright Purple Resourcing
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% BONUS
Posted: 9 days ago