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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 233 289 306
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 32 29 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.28% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.29% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 14
Average salary £72,500 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,000 £80,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
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
6345 9909 9973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.41% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5708 8596 8486
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 52 (74.29%) Python
2 41 (58.57%) Machine Learning
3 40 (57.14%) R
4 36 (51.43%) Analytics
5 35 (50.00%) Mathematics
6 33 (47.14%) Statistics
7 31 (44.29%) SQL
8 28 (40.00%) Java
9 27 (38.57%) Hadoop
10 24 (34.29%) MATLAB
11 23 (32.86%) Computer Science
11 23 (32.86%) Big Data
12 21 (30.00%) Degree
13 20 (28.57%) PhD
14 18 (25.71%) JavaScript
15 17 (24.29%) NoSQL
15 17 (24.29%) Apache Spark
16 16 (22.86%) Finance
17 13 (18.57%) C++
17 13 (18.57%) Visualisation
17 13 (18.57%) Scala
17 13 (18.57%) Physics
17 13 (18.57%) Data Analysis
17 13 (18.57%) Data Analytics
18 12 (17.14%) Algorithms
19 11 (15.71%) SAS
20 10 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
21 9 (12.86%) Apache Hive
21 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
21 9 (12.86%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 17 (24.29%) Apache Spark
2 11 (15.71%) SAS
3 8 (11.43%) Apache
3 8 (11.43%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.43%) IPython
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) GNU Octave
2 2 (2.86%) Gephi
3 1 (1.43%) Mathematica
3 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) HTTP
1 6 (8.57%) Network Security
2 2 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (38.57%) Hadoop
2 23 (32.86%) Big Data
3 17 (24.29%) NoSQL
4 10 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (12.86%) Apache Hive
6 8 (11.43%) HBase
7 7 (10.00%) Data Mining
8 4 (5.71%) MongoDB
9 3 (4.29%) MySQL
9 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
9 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
10 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.43%) Apache Accumulo
11 1 (1.43%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (1.43%) Impala
11 1 (1.43%) Mahout
11 1 (1.43%) Neo4j
11 1 (1.43%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.29%) Mercurial
2 3 (4.29%) Subversion
General
1 16 (22.86%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Marketing
3 6 (8.57%) Games
3 6 (8.57%) Publishing
4 3 (4.29%) Electronics
4 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.29%) Retail
4 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.86%) Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Law
6 1 (1.43%) Advertising
6 1 (1.43%) Front Office
6 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) D3.js
1 8 (11.43%) scikit-learn
1 8 (11.43%) XML
2 6 (8.57%) Ajax
2 6 (8.57%) AngularJS
2 6 (8.57%) CSS
2 6 (8.57%) HTML
2 6 (8.57%) jQuery
2 6 (8.57%) REST
3 2 (2.86%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (2.86%) VTK
4 1 (1.43%) .NET
4 1 (1.43%) Kafka
4 1 (1.43%) OpenCL
4 1 (1.43%) Pandas
4 1 (1.43%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.43%) Theano
4 1 (1.43%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 33 (47.14%) Statistics
3 23 (32.86%) Computer Science
4 13 (18.57%) Physics
4 13 (18.57%) Visualisation
5 12 (17.14%) Algorithms
6 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (8.57%) Applied Mathematics
8 4 (5.71%) Life Science
9 3 (4.29%) Blog
10 2 (2.86%) Data Extraction
10 2 (2.86%) Data Integration
10 2 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
10 2 (2.86%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (2.86%) Reinsurance
11 1 (1.43%) CUDA
11 1 (1.43%) Internet of Things
11 1 (1.43%) Smart Meter
11 1 (1.43%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Linux
2 7 (10.00%) Windows
3 6 (8.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (58.57%) Machine Learning
2 36 (51.43%) Analytics
3 13 (18.57%) Data Analysis
3 13 (18.57%) Data Analytics
4 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (12.86%) Econometrics
5 8 (11.43%) Information Security
6 7 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
7 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.57%) Web Development
8 5 (7.14%) Business Analytics
8 5 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (7.14%) MapReduce
8 5 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
9 4 (5.71%) Business Development
9 4 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (5.71%) Open Source
9 4 (5.71%) Predictive Modelling
9 4 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (4.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 52 (74.29%) Python
2 40 (57.14%) R
3 31 (44.29%) SQL
4 28 (40.00%) Java
5 24 (34.29%) MATLAB
6 18 (25.71%) JavaScript
7 13 (18.57%) C++
7 13 (18.57%) Scala
8 6 (8.57%) C
8 6 (8.57%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.29%) Perl
10 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.86%) Ruby
11 1 (1.43%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.43%) HiveQL
11 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (30.00%) Degree
2 20 (28.57%) PhD
3 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.43%) HDFS
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) Splunk
2 7 (10.00%) Oracle
3 4 (5.71%) Google
4 3 (4.29%) Cloudera
4 3 (4.29%) SAP
5 2 (2.86%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.86%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.43%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.43%) Cognos
6 1 (1.43%) IBM
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.43%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.43%) Tableau
6 1 (1.43%) Teradata
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