R Jobs in Scotland

R
UK > Scotland

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 19 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
19 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 236 175 162
Rank change year-on-year -61 -13 -1
Permanent jobs citing R 47 48 85
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.71% 1.00% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.26% 2.32% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 41
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,767 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,800 £35,733 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £49,369 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.77% -1.26% -7.83%
75th Percentile £62,942 £82,813 £61,250
90th Percentile £73,000 £109,923 £76,890
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% -

All Programming Languages
Scotland

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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,730 2,071 2,586
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 56.34% 43.24% 45.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,146 1,178 1,539
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +12.24%
75th Percentile £67,500 £75,938 £68,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £87,500 £83,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +13.64%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing R as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for R in Scotland

R
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing R in Scotland.

Salary trend for R in Scotland

R
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing R in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 April 2024.

Salary histogram for R in Scotland

R
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 April 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Glasgow -88 42 £43,200 -14.01% 4
Edinburgh +27 5 £61,764 +32.12% 6
R
UK

R
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (17.02%) SAS
2 3 (6.38%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.26%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) EViews
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.13%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 32 (68.09%) Figma
1 32 (68.09%) SurveyMonkey
2 4 (8.51%) Power Platform
3 3 (6.38%) Azure
4 2 (4.26%) AWS
4 2 (4.26%) Fivetran
4 2 (4.26%) GCP
5 1 (2.13%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Power BI
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.26%) MySQL
3 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.13%) Big Data
4 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 39 (82.98%) Finance
2 34 (72.34%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 34 (72.34%) Law
2 34 (72.34%) Marketing
3 32 (68.09%) Social Science
4 8 (17.02%) Social Skills
5 5 (10.64%) Banking
5 5 (10.64%) Retail
6 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
7 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
7 2 (4.26%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Lead
2 6 (12.77%) Senior
3 4 (8.51%) Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Data Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Data Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Data Science Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Data Scientist
5 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Senior User Experience Researcher
5 2 (4.26%) Senior User Researcher
5 2 (4.26%) User Experience Researcher
5 2 (4.26%) User Researcher
6 1 (2.13%) Data Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Data Architect
6 1 (2.13%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Report Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.13%) Senior Data Architect
6 1 (2.13%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) Django
1 2 (4.26%) GraphQL
1 2 (4.26%) jQuery
1 2 (4.26%) REST
1 2 (4.26%) SOAP
1 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (2.13%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) Market Risk
2 5 (10.64%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) Actionable Insight
2 34 (72.34%) Anthropology
2 34 (72.34%) Cognitive Science
2 34 (72.34%) Fintech
2 34 (72.34%) Product Management
2 34 (72.34%) Psychology
2 34 (72.34%) User Experience
2 34 (72.34%) User Research
2 34 (72.34%) UX Research
3 32 (68.09%) Business Strategy
3 32 (68.09%) Information Architecture
3 32 (68.09%) Interaction Design
3 32 (68.09%) Objectives and Key Results
3 32 (68.09%) Project Planning
3 32 (68.09%) Qualitative Research
3 32 (68.09%) Roadmaps
3 32 (68.09%) Service Design
4 16 (34.04%) Data Sharing
5 9 (19.15%) Agile
6 6 (12.77%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) Python
2 6 (12.77%) SQL
3 2 (4.26%) C++
3 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) C
4 1 (2.13%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) Data Analysis Expressions
4 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.13%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 38 (80.85%) Degree
2 34 (72.34%) Master's Degree
2 34 (72.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) IFRS
1 4 (8.51%) IFRS 9
2 2 (4.26%) Accessibility
2 2 (4.26%) CRD IV
3 1 (2.13%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.13%) IEC 62304
Vendors
1 32 (68.09%) Qualtrics
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Google
4 1 (2.13%) Databricks
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.13%) Teradata