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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Scientist
Rank 263 324 341
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 53 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.059% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.063% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 45 7 7
Average salary £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £51,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £60,000 £60,695
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.14%
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
10586 11026 12043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.93% 93.10% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8925 9669 11044
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014, 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.

1 114 (89.76%) Analytics
2 97 (76.38%) R
3 90 (70.87%) Mathematics
4 87 (68.50%) Hadoop
5 82 (64.57%) Java
6 75 (59.06%) PhD
6 75 (59.06%) Big Data
7 72 (56.69%) SQL
8 71 (55.91%) MATLAB
9 64 (50.39%) Computer Science
10 61 (48.03%) Python
11 60 (47.24%) SAS
12 54 (42.52%) Degree
12 54 (42.52%) Visualisation
13 53 (41.73%) MapReduce
13 53 (41.73%) Predictive Modelling
14 52 (40.94%) Data Mining
15 51 (40.16%) Physics
16 46 (36.22%) SPSS
17 45 (35.43%) Finance
17 45 (35.43%) Statistics
18 43 (33.86%) Neural Network
19 42 (33.07%) Relational Database
20 41 (32.28%) Scala
21 40 (31.50%) Mahout
22 39 (30.71%) Data Analysis
23 38 (29.92%) C++
23 38 (29.92%) Information Retrieval
23 38 (29.92%) Cascading
24 37 (29.13%) Data Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 60 (47.24%) SAS
2 15 (11.81%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 46 (36.22%) SPSS
2 29 (22.83%) CPLEX
3 3 (2.36%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.79%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.57%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.57%) SaaS
1 2 (1.57%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) HTTP
1 1 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (68.50%) Hadoop
2 75 (59.06%) Big Data
3 52 (40.94%) Data Mining
4 42 (33.07%) Relational Database
5 40 (31.50%) Mahout
6 17 (13.39%) QlikView
7 12 (9.45%) Apache Hive
8 10 (7.87%) MongoDB
9 7 (5.51%) NoSQL
10 3 (2.36%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 3 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.57%) Impala
11 2 (1.57%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (1.57%) HBase
12 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.57%) Yeoman
General
1 45 (35.43%) Finance
2 31 (24.41%) Retail
3 23 (18.11%) Marketing
4 5 (3.94%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (29.92%) Cascading
2 9 (7.09%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (2.36%) D3.js
3 3 (2.36%) SciPy
4 2 (1.57%) Cascalog
4 2 (1.57%) Pandas
5 1 (0.79%) NumPy
5 1 (0.79%) Matplotlib
5 1 (0.79%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 90 (70.87%) Mathematics
2 64 (50.39%) Computer Science
3 54 (42.52%) Visualisation
4 51 (40.16%) Physics
5 45 (35.43%) Statistics
6 43 (33.86%) Neural Network
7 36 (28.35%) Analytical Skills
8 34 (26.77%) Economics
8 34 (26.77%) Applied Mathematics
9 29 (22.83%) Digital Media
10 12 (9.45%) Chemistry
11 10 (7.87%) Artificial Intelligence
12 9 (7.09%) Psychology
12 9 (7.09%) Informatics
13 6 (4.72%) Smart Meter
14 3 (2.36%) Biology
14 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
15 2 (1.57%) Credit Risk
15 2 (1.57%) Data Extraction
16 1 (0.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (89.76%) Analytics
2 53 (41.73%) Predictive Modelling
2 53 (41.73%) MapReduce
3 39 (30.71%) Data Analysis
4 38 (29.92%) Information Retrieval
5 37 (29.13%) Data Analytics
6 34 (26.77%) Data Modelling
7 30 (23.62%) Logistic Regression
7 30 (23.62%) Bayesian Methods
7 30 (23.62%) Time Series Analysis
7 30 (23.62%) Markov Chain
8 29 (22.83%) Factor Analysis
8 29 (22.83%) Structural Equation Modelling
8 29 (22.83%) Cluster Analysis
9 25 (19.69%) Big Data Analytics
9 25 (19.69%) Business Analysis
10 19 (14.96%) Statistical Analysis
10 19 (14.96%) Digital Marketing
11 18 (14.17%) Machine Learning
12 15 (11.81%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (76.38%) R
2 82 (64.57%) Java
3 72 (56.69%) SQL
4 71 (55.91%) MATLAB
5 61 (48.03%) Python
6 41 (32.28%) Scala
7 38 (29.92%) C++
8 19 (14.96%) VBA
9 15 (11.81%) Clojure
10 13 (10.24%) Ruby
11 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 75 (59.06%) PhD
2 54 (42.52%) Degree
3 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (1.57%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (13.39%) Tableau
2 3 (2.36%) Oracle
2 3 (2.36%) Informatica
2 3 (2.36%) Teradata
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