The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Data Scientist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 236 288 304
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 22 33 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.32% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.34% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 50
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £62,250
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.75% +8.82%
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
6247 9769 12203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.71% 94.90% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5717 8351 10331
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,044 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Data Scientist in the job title.

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 29 May 2016.

Data Scientist Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Data Scientist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 50 (75.76%) Python
2 45 (68.18%) Machine Learning
3 38 (57.58%) Analytics
4 35 (53.03%) SQL
4 35 (53.03%) R
5 33 (50.00%) Big Data
6 29 (43.94%) Mathematics
7 28 (42.42%) Hadoop
8 26 (39.39%) Statistics
9 24 (36.36%) Apache Spark
10 22 (33.33%) Java
11 21 (31.82%) PhD
12 19 (28.79%) MATLAB
13 18 (27.27%) Visualisation
14 17 (25.76%) Finance
15 16 (24.24%) Computer Science
16 15 (22.73%) Data Mining
16 15 (22.73%) Algorithms
17 14 (21.21%) Degree
18 12 (18.18%) Statistical Modelling
18 12 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
19 11 (16.67%) Marketing
19 11 (16.67%) Physics
19 11 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
19 11 (16.67%) Apache Hive
20 10 (15.15%) Apache Cassandra
20 10 (15.15%) NoSQL
20 10 (15.15%) Data Analytics
20 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
21 9 (13.64%) D3.js

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (36.36%) Apache Spark
2 9 (13.64%) SAS
3 7 (10.61%) Apache Pig
4 4 (6.06%) Apache
5 3 (4.55%) IPython
5 3 (4.55%) Jupyter
6 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) GNU Octave
2 2 (3.03%) Gephi
3 1 (1.52%) Mathematica
3 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) SPSS
3 1 (1.52%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.55%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (4.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Internet
2 2 (3.03%) HTTP
2 2 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (50.00%) Big Data
2 28 (42.42%) Hadoop
3 15 (22.73%) Data Mining
4 11 (16.67%) Apache Hive
5 10 (15.15%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (15.15%) NoSQL
6 6 (9.09%) QlikView
7 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
7 4 (6.06%) Text Mining
8 3 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (4.55%) HBase
8 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.03%) Neo4j
9 2 (3.03%) Pentaho
9 2 (3.03%) Spark SQL
10 1 (1.52%) KDB
10 1 (1.52%) KNIME
10 1 (1.52%) Mahout
10 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.06%) Mercurial
2 4 (6.06%) Subversion
3 2 (3.03%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 11 (16.67%) Marketing
3 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
4 7 (10.61%) Games
5 6 (9.09%) Banking
6 4 (6.06%) Electronics
6 4 (6.06%) Manufacturing
7 3 (4.55%) Publishing
8 2 (3.03%) Retail
9 1 (1.52%) Front Office
9 1 (1.52%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) D3.js
2 6 (9.09%) scikit-learn
3 4 (6.06%) Kafka
4 3 (4.55%) Pandas
4 3 (4.55%) SciPy
4 3 (4.55%) XML
5 2 (3.03%) Ajax
5 2 (3.03%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.03%) CSS
5 2 (3.03%) HTML
5 2 (3.03%) jQuery
5 2 (3.03%) REST
6 1 (1.52%) Cascading
6 1 (1.52%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (1.52%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 29 (43.94%) Mathematics
2 26 (39.39%) Statistics
3 18 (27.27%) Visualisation
4 16 (24.24%) Computer Science
5 15 (22.73%) Algorithms
6 11 (16.67%) Physics
7 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (9.09%) Economics
9 4 (6.06%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (4.55%) Applied Mathematics
10 3 (4.55%) Life Science
11 2 (3.03%) Data Integration
11 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
11 2 (3.03%) Robotics
12 1 (1.52%) CUDA
12 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (1.52%) Informatics
12 1 (1.52%) Internet of Things
12 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
12 1 (1.52%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Linux
1 2 (3.03%) Windows
1 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (68.18%) Machine Learning
2 38 (57.58%) Analytics
3 12 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (18.18%) Statistical Modelling
4 11 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
5 10 (15.15%) Data Analytics
6 8 (12.12%) E-Commerce
7 7 (10.61%) Predictive Modelling
8 6 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 6 (9.09%) Econometrics
9 5 (7.58%) Business Analytics
9 5 (7.58%) ETL
9 5 (7.58%) Open Source
9 5 (7.58%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (6.06%) Logistic Regression
10 4 (6.06%) Programme Management
10 4 (6.06%) Project Management
11 3 (4.55%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 50 (75.76%) Python
2 35 (53.03%) R
2 35 (53.03%) SQL
3 22 (33.33%) Java
4 19 (28.79%) MATLAB
5 9 (13.64%) C++
5 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 8 (12.12%) Scala
7 2 (3.03%) Perl
7 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.03%) VBA
8 1 (1.52%) C
8 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (31.82%) PhD
2 14 (21.21%) Degree
3 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) MBA
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Docker
2 2 (3.03%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Tableau
2 4 (6.06%) SAP
3 3 (4.55%) Cloudera
3 3 (4.55%) Splunk
4 2 (3.03%) Greenplum
4 2 (3.03%) Informatica
4 2 (3.03%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (3.03%) Talend
5 1 (1.52%) Google
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle
5 1 (1.52%) RapidMiner
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