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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 109 99
Rank change year-on-year +14 -10  
Permanent jobs citing R 4 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.34% 0.47% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.50% 0.75% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Median salary £35,000 £53,750 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.88% +5.91%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +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 Glasgow with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 800 803 678
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 67.85% 62.88% 53.47%
Number of salaries quoted 501 351 377
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for R.

1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Big Data
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Statistics
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (50.00%) PhD
3 2 (50.00%) Deep Learning
4 1 (25.00%) HDFS
4 1 (25.00%) Bayesian Methods
4 1 (25.00%) Pandas
4 1 (25.00%) Master's Degree
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) SAS
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Physics
4 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning

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 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Kafka
1 1 (25.00%) NumPy
1 1 (25.00%) Pandas
1 1 (25.00%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Deep Learning
3 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) Statistics
3 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Bayesian Methods
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Decision Tree
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (25.00%) Neural Network
4 1 (25.00%) Physics
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (25.00%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) HDFS
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