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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 278 297 304
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 33 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.15% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.17% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 8
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £87,500 £71,650
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
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
9709 9642 10177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.32% 92.83% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8327 8159 9135
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £34,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 49 (76.56%) Analytics
2 37 (57.81%) Hadoop
2 37 (57.81%) SQL
2 37 (57.81%) Python
3 35 (54.69%) Degree
4 34 (53.13%) Big Data
4 34 (53.13%) R
5 26 (40.63%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 24 (37.50%) SAS
7 20 (31.25%) Java
7 20 (31.25%) Visualisation
7 20 (31.25%) Machine Learning
8 19 (29.69%) Apache Hive
8 19 (29.69%) Mathematics
8 19 (29.69%) Statistical Analysis
9 18 (28.13%) Data Mining
10 17 (26.56%) PhD
10 17 (26.56%) NoSQL
11 16 (25.00%) Statistics
12 15 (23.44%) VBA
12 15 (23.44%) MongoDB
12 15 (23.44%) Apache Pig
13 14 (21.88%) MapReduce
13 14 (21.88%) MATLAB
13 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (21.88%) Algorithms
14 13 (20.31%) Data Analysis
14 13 (20.31%) C++
15 12 (18.75%) Clojure

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 24 (37.50%) SAS
2 15 (23.44%) Apache Pig
3 5 (7.81%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (6.25%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Office
1 8 (12.50%) SPSS
2 4 (6.25%) CPLEX
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 8 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (12.50%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (57.81%) Hadoop
2 34 (53.13%) Big Data
3 19 (29.69%) Apache Hive
4 18 (28.13%) Data Mining
5 17 (26.56%) NoSQL
6 15 (23.44%) MongoDB
7 12 (18.75%) Mahout
8 11 (17.19%) Impala
9 8 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
11 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
12 2 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (3.13%) QlikView
12 2 (3.13%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 2 (3.13%) HBase
12 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
13 1 (1.56%) Sqoop
13 1 (1.56%) Oracle ODI
13 1 (1.56%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.06%) Jenkins
3 8 (12.50%) Yeoman
4 1 (1.56%) Subversion
4 1 (1.56%) Maven
4 1 (1.56%) JIRA
4 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Retail
3 5 (7.81%) Marketing
4 3 (4.69%) Publishing
5 2 (3.13%) Games
5 2 (3.13%) Back Office
5 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.56%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.75%) Pandas
2 10 (15.63%) D3.js
3 8 (12.50%) Cascalog
3 8 (12.50%) SciPy
3 8 (12.50%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (3.13%) Cascading
5 1 (1.56%) Web Services
5 1 (1.56%) JSON
5 1 (1.56%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.63%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 20 (31.25%) Visualisation
4 19 (29.69%) Mathematics
5 16 (25.00%) Statistics
6 14 (21.88%) Algorithms
7 11 (17.19%) Open Source
8 10 (15.63%) Applied Mathematics
9 8 (12.50%) Physics
9 8 (12.50%) Economics
10 7 (10.94%) Credit Risk
10 7 (10.94%) Smart Meter
10 7 (10.94%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (9.38%) Psychology
12 5 (7.81%) Social Media
12 5 (7.81%) User Experience
13 4 (6.25%) Digital Media
13 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
13 4 (6.25%) Neural Network
13 4 (6.25%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (76.56%) Analytics
2 20 (31.25%) Machine Learning
3 19 (29.69%) Statistical Analysis
4 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (21.88%) MapReduce
5 13 (20.31%) Data Analysis
6 12 (18.75%) Time Series Analysis
7 11 (17.19%) Data Visualisation
8 9 (14.06%) Predictive Modelling
9 8 (12.50%) User Stories
9 8 (12.50%) Data Munging
9 8 (12.50%) Coaching
9 8 (12.50%) Use Case
9 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (10.94%) Predictive Analytics
10 7 (10.94%) Zachman Framework
10 7 (10.94%) TOGAF
10 7 (10.94%) Factor Analysis
11 6 (9.38%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 37 (57.81%) SQL
1 37 (57.81%) Python
2 34 (53.13%) R
3 20 (31.25%) Java
4 15 (23.44%) VBA
5 14 (21.88%) MATLAB
6 13 (20.31%) C++
7 12 (18.75%) Clojure
8 8 (12.50%) Bash Shell
9 7 (10.94%) PHP
10 4 (6.25%) Ruby
10 4 (6.25%) Scala
11 3 (4.69%) C#
12 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.56%) F#
13 1 (1.56%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 35 (54.69%) Degree
2 17 (26.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.56%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.56%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Oracle
2 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) Teradata
3 3 (4.69%) Tableau
4 2 (3.13%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.13%) Netezza
4 2 (3.13%) Informatica
5 1 (1.56%) Talend
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, pension and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £31000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent salary & Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £1000 per day
Posted: 21 days ago