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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 283 301 304
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 27 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.13% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.13% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 10
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £43,750 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +59.09%
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
9613 9633 10230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.38% 92.91% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8403 8235 9203
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,501 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 50 (76.92%) Analytics
2 38 (58.46%) R
3 37 (56.92%) Big Data
3 37 (56.92%) SQL
4 36 (55.38%) Degree
4 36 (55.38%) Hadoop
5 31 (47.69%) Python
6 27 (41.54%) SAS
7 26 (40.00%) Mathematics
7 26 (40.00%) Computer Science
8 25 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (35.38%) Java
10 21 (32.31%) Statistical Analysis
11 19 (29.23%) Statistics
12 18 (27.69%) MATLAB
13 17 (26.15%) Machine Learning
13 17 (26.15%) Apache Hive
13 17 (26.15%) Algorithms
14 16 (24.62%) Visualisation
14 16 (24.62%) PhD
15 15 (23.08%) C++
15 15 (23.08%) NoSQL
15 15 (23.08%) MapReduce
16 14 (21.54%) MongoDB
16 14 (21.54%) Data Mining
16 14 (21.54%) Data Analysis
17 13 (20.00%) Apache Pig
18 12 (18.46%) VBA
19 11 (16.92%) Finance
19 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 27 (41.54%) SAS
2 13 (20.00%) Apache Pig
3 4 (6.15%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) SPSS
2 7 (10.77%) MS Office
3 5 (7.69%) CPLEX
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (9.23%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (9.23%) Amazon S3
1 6 (9.23%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (56.92%) Big Data
2 36 (55.38%) Hadoop
3 17 (26.15%) Apache Hive
4 15 (23.08%) NoSQL
5 14 (21.54%) MongoDB
5 14 (21.54%) Data Mining
6 11 (16.92%) Mahout
7 9 (13.85%) Impala
8 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
8 6 (9.23%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (4.62%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
10 2 (3.08%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (3.08%) HBase
10 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (1.54%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (1.54%) QlikView
11 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
11 1 (1.54%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.77%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.23%) Yeoman
4 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.54%) Subversion
4 1 (1.54%) JIRA
4 1 (1.54%) Maven
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 10 (15.38%) Retail
3 4 (6.15%) Marketing
4 3 (4.62%) Games
4 3 (4.62%) Publishing
5 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.54%) French Language
6 1 (1.54%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) D3.js
1 7 (10.77%) Pandas
2 6 (9.23%) Cascalog
2 6 (9.23%) Natural Language Processing
2 6 (9.23%) SciPy
3 3 (4.62%) Cascading
4 1 (1.54%) LINQ
4 1 (1.54%) JSON
4 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 26 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 25 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (29.23%) Statistics
4 17 (26.15%) Algorithms
5 16 (24.62%) Visualisation
6 11 (16.92%) Physics
7 10 (15.38%) Applied Mathematics
8 9 (13.85%) Economics
9 8 (12.31%) Credit Risk
9 8 (12.31%) Open Source
9 8 (12.31%) Smart Meter
10 7 (10.77%) Chemistry
10 7 (10.77%) Psychology
10 7 (10.77%) Artificial Intelligence
11 5 (7.69%) Social Media
11 5 (7.69%) Digital Media
11 5 (7.69%) Informatics
11 5 (7.69%) Neural Network
11 5 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (76.92%) Analytics
2 21 (32.31%) Statistical Analysis
3 17 (26.15%) Machine Learning
4 15 (23.08%) MapReduce
5 14 (21.54%) Data Analysis
6 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (16.92%) Predictive Modelling
6 11 (16.92%) Time Series Analysis
7 8 (12.31%) Factor Analysis
7 8 (12.31%) Zachman Framework
7 8 (12.31%) TOGAF
7 8 (12.31%) Customer Insight
8 7 (10.77%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (9.23%) Coaching
9 6 (9.23%) Data Munging
9 6 (9.23%) Econometrics
9 6 (9.23%) Use Case
9 6 (9.23%) Unit Testing
9 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.23%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 38 (58.46%) R
2 37 (56.92%) SQL
3 31 (47.69%) Python
4 23 (35.38%) Java
5 18 (27.69%) MATLAB
6 15 (23.08%) C++
7 12 (18.46%) VBA
8 11 (16.92%) Clojure
9 6 (9.23%) PHP
9 6 (9.23%) Bash Shell
10 5 (7.69%) Scala
10 5 (7.69%) Ruby
11 2 (3.08%) C#
11 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.54%) F#
12 1 (1.54%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 36 (55.38%) Degree
2 16 (24.62%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.54%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.54%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.54%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Oracle
2 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.15%) Teradata
4 3 (4.62%) Informatica
5 1 (1.54%) Tableau
5 1 (1.54%) Talend
5 1 (1.54%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.54%) Netezza
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 6 days ago