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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Scientist
Rank 286 311 319
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 28 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.13% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.14% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 7
Average salary £55,000 £85,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £41,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +37.50%
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
10077 10771 10831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.59% 92.94% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8819 9263 9820
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 68 (85.00%) Analytics
2 56 (70.00%) Big Data
3 50 (62.50%) Hadoop
3 50 (62.50%) R
4 42 (52.50%) SQL
4 42 (52.50%) Degree
5 40 (50.00%) Mathematics
6 38 (47.50%) Computer Science
7 36 (45.00%) Java
7 36 (45.00%) Python
8 34 (42.50%) SAS
8 34 (42.50%) MATLAB
8 34 (42.50%) Algorithms
9 30 (37.50%) PhD
10 26 (32.50%) Data Analysis
11 25 (31.25%) Statistical Analysis
11 25 (31.25%) Statistics
11 25 (31.25%) Physics
11 25 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (30.00%) C++
12 24 (30.00%) Visualisation
13 23 (28.75%) Machine Learning
14 22 (27.50%) Data Mining
14 22 (27.50%) Predictive Modelling
14 22 (27.50%) MapReduce
15 19 (23.75%) SPSS
15 19 (23.75%) Retail
16 18 (22.50%) Apache Pig
16 18 (22.50%) Time Series Analysis
17 17 (21.25%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 34 (42.50%) SAS
2 18 (22.50%) Apache Pig
3 3 (3.75%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 19 (23.75%) SPSS
2 13 (16.25%) CPLEX
3 5 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (7.50%) Amazon S3
1 6 (7.50%) Amazon EMR
2 5 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (70.00%) Big Data
2 50 (62.50%) Hadoop
3 22 (27.50%) Data Mining
4 17 (21.25%) Apache Hive
4 17 (21.25%) Mahout
5 14 (17.50%) Relational Database
5 14 (17.50%) NoSQL
5 14 (17.50%) MongoDB
6 9 (11.25%) Impala
7 5 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.75%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.50%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (1.25%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (1.25%) HBase
10 1 (1.25%) Sqoop
10 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Git (software)
1 7 (8.75%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.50%) Yeoman
3 1 (1.25%) Maven
3 1 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 19 (23.75%) Retail
2 17 (21.25%) Finance
3 4 (5.00%) Games
4 3 (3.75%) Publishing
4 3 (3.75%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) French Language
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) Cascading
2 9 (11.25%) Natural Language Processing
3 8 (10.00%) D3.js
4 7 (8.75%) SciPy
5 6 (7.50%) Cascalog
5 6 (7.50%) Pandas
6 1 (1.25%) NumPy
6 1 (1.25%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 40 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 38 (47.50%) Computer Science
3 34 (42.50%) Algorithms
4 25 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (31.25%) Physics
4 25 (31.25%) Statistics
5 24 (30.00%) Visualisation
6 17 (21.25%) Applied Mathematics
7 16 (20.00%) Digital Media
7 16 (20.00%) Economics
8 14 (17.50%) Chemistry
8 14 (17.50%) Neural Network
9 12 (15.00%) Artificial Intelligence
9 12 (15.00%) Psychology
10 11 (13.75%) Informatics
11 9 (11.25%) Smart Meter
12 7 (8.75%) Credit Risk
13 6 (7.50%) Open Source
14 4 (5.00%) Social Media
15 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (85.00%) Analytics
2 26 (32.50%) Data Analysis
3 25 (31.25%) Statistical Analysis
4 23 (28.75%) Machine Learning
5 22 (27.50%) Predictive Modelling
5 22 (27.50%) MapReduce
6 18 (22.50%) Time Series Analysis
7 16 (20.00%) Factor Analysis
7 16 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 14 (17.50%) Logistic Regression
8 14 (17.50%) Markov Chain
8 14 (17.50%) Bayesian Methods
9 13 (16.25%) Structural Equation Modelling
9 13 (16.25%) Linear Regression
9 13 (16.25%) Database Theory
9 13 (16.25%) Relational Database Theory
9 13 (16.25%) Data Analytics
9 13 (16.25%) Big Data Analytics
9 13 (16.25%) Cluster Analysis
9 13 (16.25%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 50 (62.50%) R
2 42 (52.50%) SQL
3 36 (45.00%) Java
3 36 (45.00%) Python
4 34 (42.50%) MATLAB
5 24 (30.00%) C++
6 17 (21.25%) Clojure
7 11 (13.75%) Ruby
7 11 (13.75%) Scala
7 11 (13.75%) VBA
8 5 (6.25%) PHP
8 5 (6.25%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.25%) XQuery
9 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (52.50%) Degree
2 30 (37.50%) PhD
3 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.25%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.25%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (10.00%) Oracle
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.00%) Teradata
4 3 (3.75%) Informatica
5 1 (1.25%) Netezza
5 1 (1.25%) Tableau
5 1 (1.25%) Talend
5 1 (1.25%) Cloudera
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McGregor Boyall
Salary: £550 - £650 per day + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Venturi
Salary: £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago