Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 128 149
Rank change year-on-year -6 +21 +6
Permanent jobs citing R 14 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.60% 0.42% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.95% 0.67% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 8
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £79,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -42.14% +107.84%
10th Percentile £39,250 £37,900 £38,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,750 £84,250
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 Glasgow with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1477 1334 1516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 63.80% 61.85% 58.94%
Number of salaries quoted 929 693 880
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £58,875
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing R as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for R in Glasgow

R
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing R in Glasgow.

Salary trend for R in Glasgow

R
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing R in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for R in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for R.

1 14 (100.00%) Python
2 8 (57.14%) Visualisation
2 8 (57.14%) Big Data
3 7 (50.00%) Statistics
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Mathematics
4 6 (42.86%) Analytics
4 6 (42.86%) Apache Spark
4 6 (42.86%) Machine Learning
5 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (35.71%) Data Analytics
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) Hadoop
5 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (35.71%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) ETL
6 4 (28.57%) SAS
6 4 (28.57%) PhD
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) Physics
7 3 (21.43%) Spotfire
7 3 (21.43%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) NumPy
7 3 (21.43%) Apache Hive
7 3 (21.43%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (21.43%) Bayesian Methods
7 3 (21.43%) Tableau

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (42.86%) Apache Spark
2 4 (28.57%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Big Data
2 5 (35.71%) Hadoop
3 3 (21.43%) Apache Hive
3 3 (21.43%) Power BI
3 3 (21.43%) Spotfire
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (14.29%) QlikView
5 1 (7.14%) Data Lake
5 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
5 1 (7.14%) MySQL
5 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Report Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Dashboard Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Data Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Data Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics Scientist
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) MI Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) MI Developer
4 1 (7.14%) MI Reporting Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Report Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Spotfire Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) NumPy
2 2 (14.29%) MLlib
2 2 (14.29%) Pandas
2 2 (14.29%) SciPy
3 1 (7.14%) Bokeh
3 1 (7.14%) Kafka
3 1 (7.14%) PySpark
3 1 (7.14%) SparkR
3 1 (7.14%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
4 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Visualisation
2 7 (50.00%) Statistics
3 6 (42.86%) Analytics
3 6 (42.86%) Machine Learning
3 6 (42.86%) Mathematics
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (35.71%) Data Analytics
5 4 (28.57%) ETL
6 3 (21.43%) Bayesian Methods
6 3 (21.43%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (21.43%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (21.43%) Decision Tree
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Physics
6 3 (21.43%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 2 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
7 2 (14.29%) Deep Learning
7 2 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
5 1 (7.14%) HiveQL
5 1 (7.14%) Scala
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) PhD
3 1 (7.14%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) HDFS
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) Tableau
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) TIBCO