R Jobs in Scotland

R
UK > Scotland

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland requiring R skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited R over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 235 169 180
Rank change year-on-year -66 +11 -25
Permanent jobs citing R 47 46 87
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.69% 1.07% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.34% 2.65% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 39
10th Percentile £36,375 £35,733 £31,000
25th Percentile £40,800 £36,250 £32,583
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,600 £50,238 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.23% +0.48% -
75th Percentile £72,350 £82,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £74,950 £109,064 £69,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

All Programming Languages
Scotland

R falls under the Programming Languages category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring coding skills in Scotland.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,508 1,733 2,824
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 51.29% 40.47% 44.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,174 988 1,600
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,810 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.86% +5.11% +13.40%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £83,013
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 12 June 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 12 June 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 -76 42 £43,200 -14.01% 4
Edinburgh +9 4 £72,000 +30.81% 5
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 5 (10.64%) SAS
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 32 (68.09%) Figma
1 32 (68.09%) SurveyMonkey
2 4 (8.51%) Azure
2 4 (8.51%) Power Platform
3 3 (6.38%) AWS
3 3 (6.38%) GCP
4 2 (4.26%) Fivetran
5 1 (2.13%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.13%) SaaS
5 1 (2.13%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (8.51%) Power BI
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.26%) MySQL
3 2 (4.26%) SQLite
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 37 (78.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 36 (76.60%) Finance
3 34 (72.34%) Law
3 34 (72.34%) Marketing
4 32 (68.09%) Social Science
5 5 (10.64%) Social Skills
6 2 (4.26%) Banking
6 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
6 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
6 2 (4.26%) Retail
7 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Lead
2 4 (8.51%) Data Engineer
2 4 (8.51%) Senior
3 2 (4.26%) Data Manager
3 2 (4.26%) Data Science Manager
3 2 (4.26%) Data Scientist
3 2 (4.26%) Developer
3 2 (4.26%) Python Developer
3 2 (4.26%) Senior User Experience Researcher
3 2 (4.26%) Senior User Researcher
3 2 (4.26%) User Experience Researcher
3 2 (4.26%) User Researcher
4 1 (2.13%) Analyst
4 1 (2.13%) Architect
4 1 (2.13%) Data Analyst
4 1 (2.13%) Data Architect
4 1 (2.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (2.13%) Senior Architect
4 1 (2.13%) Senior Manager
4 1 (2.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Django
2 2 (4.26%) CSS
2 2 (4.26%) GraphQL
2 2 (4.26%) HTML
2 2 (4.26%) htmx
2 2 (4.26%) jQuery
2 2 (4.26%) React
2 2 (4.26%) REST
2 2 (4.26%) SOAP
2 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.13%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) Market Risk
2 2 (4.26%) Credit Risk
2 2 (4.26%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (72.34%) Actionable Insight
1 34 (72.34%) Anthropology
1 34 (72.34%) Cognitive Science
1 34 (72.34%) Fintech
1 34 (72.34%) Product Management
1 34 (72.34%) Psychology
1 34 (72.34%) User Experience
1 34 (72.34%) User Research
1 34 (72.34%) UX Research
2 32 (68.09%) Business Strategy
2 32 (68.09%) Information Architecture
2 32 (68.09%) Interaction Design
2 32 (68.09%) Objectives and Key Results
2 32 (68.09%) Project Planning
2 32 (68.09%) Qualitative Research
2 32 (68.09%) Roadmaps
2 32 (68.09%) Service Design
3 16 (34.04%) Data Sharing
4 6 (12.77%) Agile
4 6 (12.77%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) Python
2 6 (12.77%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.26%) C#
4 2 (4.26%) Java
5 1 (2.13%) C
5 1 (2.13%) C++
5 1 (2.13%) Data Analysis Expressions
5 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.13%) Ruby
5 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (74.47%) Degree
2 34 (72.34%) Master's Degree
2 34 (72.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Accessibility
1 2 (4.26%) IFRS
1 2 (4.26%) IFRS 9
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Docker
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