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

R
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 110 144
Rank change year-on-year -12 +34 +8
Permanent jobs citing R 31 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.19% 1.01% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.09% 1.86% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 1
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £43,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.05% -27.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £30,500 £35,850 £55,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £51,450 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% -5.56%

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 1,480 1,182 1,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 56.88% 54.07% 41.29%
Number of salaries quoted 960 801 760
Edinburgh median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.89% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £58,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for R in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 25 (80.65%) Python
2 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 15 (48.39%) Mathematics
2 15 (48.39%) Analytics
3 14 (45.16%) Machine Learning
3 14 (45.16%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (41.94%) SAS
5 12 (38.71%) Finance
5 12 (38.71%) Degree
6 11 (35.48%) Statistics
7 10 (32.26%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (32.26%) Apache Spark
8 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
9 8 (25.81%) Big Data
9 8 (25.81%) Visualisation
9 8 (25.81%) PhD
10 7 (22.58%) Java
10 7 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (22.58%) Hadoop
10 7 (22.58%) NumPy
11 6 (19.35%) Statistical Modelling
11 6 (19.35%) Applied Mathematics
11 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (19.35%) ETL
11 6 (19.35%) Actionable Insight
12 5 (16.13%) Algorithms
12 5 (16.13%) MATLAB
12 5 (16.13%) Marketing
12 5 (16.13%) Statistical Analysis
12 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure

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 13 (41.94%) SAS
2 10 (32.26%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.23%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.23%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.23%) Azure Machine Learning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
2 8 (25.81%) Big Data
3 7 (22.58%) Hadoop
3 7 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (12.90%) Power BI
5 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
6 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (6.45%) Apache Hive
6 2 (6.45%) Base SAS
6 2 (6.45%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (6.45%) MySQL
6 2 (6.45%) OLAP
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (6.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (6.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.45%) Text Mining
7 1 (3.23%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Gradle
1 1 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Games
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Data Scientist
2 12 (38.71%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Data Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Insight Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Data Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Data Insight Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Insight Data Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Analytics Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Big Data Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) GIS Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 1 (3.23%) SPSS Data Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) NumPy
2 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
3 4 (12.90%) Django
3 4 (12.90%) MLlib
3 4 (12.90%) SciPy
4 3 (9.68%) .NET
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.23%) HTML
6 1 (3.23%) jQuery
6 1 (3.23%) JSP
6 1 (3.23%) Laravel
6 1 (3.23%) Node.js
6 1 (3.23%) REST
6 1 (3.23%) scikit-learn
6 1 (3.23%) Spring
6 1 (3.23%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) Algorithms
3 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.23%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Analytics
1 15 (48.39%) Mathematics
2 14 (45.16%) Machine Learning
3 11 (35.48%) Statistics
4 10 (32.26%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (25.81%) Visualisation
6 6 (19.35%) Actionable Insight
6 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (19.35%) Applied Mathematics
6 6 (19.35%) ETL
6 6 (19.35%) Statistical Modelling
7 5 (16.13%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (12.90%) Campaign Analysis
8 4 (12.90%) Physics
8 4 (12.90%) Prototyping
9 3 (9.68%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 3 (9.68%) Creative Thinking
9 3 (9.68%) Data Analytics
9 3 (9.68%) Operations Research
9 3 (9.68%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) Python
2 15 (48.39%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) Java
4 5 (16.13%) MATLAB
5 4 (12.90%) C#
5 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.68%) C++
7 2 (6.45%) C
7 2 (6.45%) Scala
8 1 (3.23%) Go
8 1 (3.23%) Lua
8 1 (3.23%) Perl
8 1 (3.23%) Ruby
8 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Degree
2 8 (25.81%) PhD
3 1 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (3.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) SAP
2 3 (9.68%) Tableau
3 2 (6.45%) Cognos
3 2 (6.45%) Google
3 2 (6.45%) Informatica
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Teradata
4 1 (3.23%) Vertica