The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Scientist role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Scientist in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 250 260 319
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 59 74 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.57% 0.60% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.65% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 53 66 10
Average salary £60,000 £70,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £59,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -33.33%
Data Scientist
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9666 11451 11171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.76% 92.49% 93.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8308 9575 9809
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Scientist in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Data Scientist
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Scientist across the City of London region.

Data Scientist Salary Trend in the City of London

Data Scientist
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Scientist across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Data Scientist Salary Histogram in the City of London

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Data Scientist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Data Scientist in their job title.

1 78 (83.87%) Analytics
2 56 (60.22%) Python
3 51 (54.84%) Hadoop
4 46 (49.46%) Big Data
4 46 (49.46%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (44.09%) R
5 41 (44.09%) SQL
6 35 (37.63%) SAS
7 30 (32.26%) Degree
8 25 (26.88%) Machine Learning
8 25 (26.88%) Visualisation
9 24 (25.81%) Statistics
9 24 (25.81%) Data Analytics
10 23 (24.73%) Java
10 23 (24.73%) Computer Science
11 22 (23.66%) Data Mining
12 21 (22.58%) Algorithms
13 20 (21.51%) Tableau
14 19 (20.43%) MapReduce
14 19 (20.43%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (20.43%) PhD
15 17 (18.28%) NoSQL
15 17 (18.28%) Mathematics
16 16 (17.20%) Data Visualisation
16 16 (17.20%) MongoDB
17 15 (16.13%) Apache Hive
17 15 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (16.13%) Data Analysis
17 15 (16.13%) Coaching
18 14 (15.05%) Data Management

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Data Scientist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Data Scientist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (37.63%) SAS
2 5 (5.38%) Apache Pig
3 4 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.23%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.08%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) SPSS
2 1 (1.08%) GNU Octave
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (4.30%) Amazon S3
1 4 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.30%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (54.84%) Hadoop
2 46 (49.46%) Big Data
3 22 (23.66%) Data Mining
4 17 (18.28%) NoSQL
5 16 (17.20%) MongoDB
6 15 (16.13%) Apache Hive
6 15 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (15.05%) QlikView
8 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
9 11 (11.83%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (11.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (5.38%) Mahout
11 4 (4.30%) Relational Database
11 4 (4.30%) Impala
11 4 (4.30%) Spotfire
11 4 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (2.15%) MySQL
12 2 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (1.08%) HBase
13 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.30%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.30%) Yeoman
General
1 13 (13.98%) Finance
2 10 (10.75%) Marketing
3 5 (5.38%) Retail
3 5 (5.38%) Publishing
4 4 (4.30%) Back Office
5 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.60%) D3.js
1 8 (8.60%) Pandas
1 8 (8.60%) scikit-learn
2 4 (4.30%) Cascalog
2 4 (4.30%) SciPy
2 4 (4.30%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (1.08%) Cascading
3 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (49.46%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (26.88%) Visualisation
3 24 (25.81%) Statistics
4 23 (24.73%) Computer Science
5 21 (22.58%) Algorithms
6 17 (18.28%) Mathematics
7 10 (10.75%) Physics
8 8 (8.60%) Smart Meter
9 6 (6.45%) Applied Mathematics
9 6 (6.45%) Credit Risk
10 5 (5.38%) Blog
11 4 (4.30%) Economics
11 4 (4.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (4.30%) FMCG
11 4 (4.30%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (3.23%) Artificial Intelligence
13 2 (2.15%) Data Structures
13 2 (2.15%) Social Media
14 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (83.87%) Analytics
2 25 (26.88%) Machine Learning
3 24 (25.81%) Data Analytics
4 19 (20.43%) MapReduce
4 19 (20.43%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (17.20%) Data Visualisation
6 15 (16.13%) Data Analysis
6 15 (16.13%) Coaching
7 14 (15.05%) Data Management
8 13 (13.98%) ETL
9 12 (12.90%) Predictive Analytics
10 11 (11.83%) Dimensional Modelling
10 11 (11.83%) Data Migration
10 11 (11.83%) Data Architecture
10 11 (11.83%) Quality Management
10 11 (11.83%) Migration
10 11 (11.83%) Mentoring
11 8 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (8.60%) Zachman Framework
11 8 (8.60%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 56 (60.22%) Python
2 41 (44.09%) SQL
2 41 (44.09%) R
3 23 (24.73%) Java
4 9 (9.68%) C++
5 5 (5.38%) VBA
5 5 (5.38%) MATLAB
6 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.30%) Clojure
7 3 (3.23%) Scala
7 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.08%) PHP
8 1 (1.08%) C
8 1 (1.08%) C#
8 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (32.26%) Degree
2 19 (20.43%) PhD
3 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.08%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 20 (21.51%) Tableau
2 13 (13.98%) Oracle
3 12 (12.90%) Netezza
4 11 (11.83%) Ab Initio
4 11 (11.83%) Teradata
4 11 (11.83%) Informatica
5 4 (4.30%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.08%) Cognos
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.08%) Splunk
6 1 (1.08%) Cloudera
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
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Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
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Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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