R offers bright job prospects for any data scientist – novice or experienced. Without the Data Science Skills like Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence statistics R is just a tool which is of least value.
Indian companies are increasingly looking at R as a low-cost or no-cost alternative to much more expensive platforms such as the ones offered by SAS or IBM. Companies like Genpact, Accenture and Wipro are encouraging their staff to build expertise on R and associated technologies.
At the same time, organizations expect many of the new hires to already be equipped with knowledge of R. They want them to be familiar with the R tool and how to use it for data analysis.