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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 273 307 311
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 34 34 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.27% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.29% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 33 29 13
Average salary £52,500 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £58,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,500 £77,100
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -22.72%
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
9768 11643 11166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.82% 92.49% 93.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8316 9804 9765
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 April 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 24 April 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 45 (77.59%) Analytics
2 37 (63.79%) Python
3 35 (60.34%) R
4 31 (53.45%) SQL
5 30 (51.72%) Degree
6 28 (48.28%) Big Data
7 27 (46.55%) Hadoop
7 27 (46.55%) SAS
8 26 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (32.76%) Computer Science
10 18 (31.03%) Visualisation
11 17 (29.31%) Machine Learning
12 16 (27.59%) Apache Hive
12 16 (27.59%) Data Mining
13 15 (25.86%) NoSQL
14 14 (24.14%) Java
15 13 (22.41%) PhD
15 13 (22.41%) Statistics
15 13 (22.41%) Statistical Analysis
15 13 (22.41%) MongoDB
15 13 (22.41%) MapReduce
16 12 (20.69%) Data Analysis
16 12 (20.69%) VBA
17 11 (18.97%) C++
17 11 (18.97%) Algorithms
18 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
19 9 (15.52%) Credit Risk
19 9 (15.52%) Use Case
19 9 (15.52%) SPSS
19 9 (15.52%) scikit-learn

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (46.55%) SAS
2 8 (13.79%) Apache Pig
3 4 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) SPSS
2 8 (13.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.62%) Amazon EMR
2 5 (8.62%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (8.62%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (48.28%) Big Data
2 27 (46.55%) Hadoop
3 16 (27.59%) Apache Hive
3 16 (27.59%) Data Mining
4 15 (25.86%) NoSQL
5 13 (22.41%) MongoDB
6 8 (13.79%) Mahout
7 7 (12.07%) Impala
8 5 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.45%) QlikView
9 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
9 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.72%) HBase
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.62%) Yeoman
3 1 (1.72%) Subversion
3 1 (1.72%) JIRA
3 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Back Office
2 4 (6.90%) Marketing
3 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Publishing
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) Pandas
1 9 (15.52%) scikit-learn
2 7 (12.07%) D3.js
3 5 (8.62%) SciPy
3 5 (8.62%) Natural Language Processing
3 5 (8.62%) Cascalog
4 1 (1.72%) Web Services
4 1 (1.72%) JSON
4 1 (1.72%) LINQ
4 1 (1.72%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 26 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (32.76%) Computer Science
3 18 (31.03%) Visualisation
4 13 (22.41%) Statistics
5 11 (18.97%) Algorithms
6 9 (15.52%) Credit Risk
7 8 (13.79%) Smart Meter
7 8 (13.79%) Mathematics
7 8 (13.79%) Open Source
8 6 (10.34%) Applied Mathematics
9 5 (8.62%) Social Media
9 5 (8.62%) User Experience
10 4 (6.90%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (5.17%) Economics
11 3 (5.17%) Physics
12 1 (1.72%) Psychology
12 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (77.59%) Analytics
2 17 (29.31%) Machine Learning
3 13 (22.41%) Statistical Analysis
3 13 (22.41%) MapReduce
4 12 (20.69%) Data Analysis
5 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (15.52%) Use Case
7 8 (13.79%) Predictive Analytics
7 8 (13.79%) Data Visualisation
7 8 (13.79%) Zachman Framework
7 8 (13.79%) TOGAF
8 7 (12.07%) Operations Research
9 6 (10.34%) Predictive Modelling
10 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
10 5 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.62%) Coaching
10 5 (8.62%) User Stories
10 5 (8.62%) Data Munging
10 5 (8.62%) Time Series Analysis
11 4 (6.90%) Factor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (63.79%) Python
2 35 (60.34%) R
3 31 (53.45%) SQL
4 14 (24.14%) Java
5 12 (20.69%) VBA
6 11 (18.97%) C++
7 7 (12.07%) MATLAB
7 7 (12.07%) PHP
8 5 (8.62%) Bash Shell
8 5 (8.62%) Clojure
9 3 (5.17%) C#
10 2 (3.45%) Scala
11 1 (1.72%) F#
11 1 (1.72%) C
11 1 (1.72%) XQuery
11 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (51.72%) Degree
2 13 (22.41%) PhD
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Oracle
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) Tableau
3 1 (1.72%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.72%) Netezza
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Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
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