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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Scientist
London / City of London
Rank 190 228 287
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 32 37 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 0.54% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.57% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 31 31 29
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%

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
4791 6542 9918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.50% 95.77% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4385 5840 8539
Median salary £59,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.60% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £84,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017, 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 53 (80.30%) Machine Learning
2 49 (74.24%) Python
3 46 (69.70%) Analytics
4 36 (54.55%) Hadoop
5 34 (51.52%) PhD
5 34 (51.52%) Statistics
6 32 (48.48%) R
7 31 (46.97%) Big Data
8 30 (45.45%) Mathematics
9 27 (40.91%) SQL
10 26 (39.39%) Computer Science
10 26 (39.39%) Apache Spark
11 23 (34.85%) Algorithms
12 22 (33.33%) Data Mining
13 19 (28.79%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (28.79%) Degree
14 18 (27.27%) Data Analytics
15 17 (25.76%) Marketing
16 15 (22.73%) Scala
17 14 (21.21%) Finance
17 14 (21.21%) Java
18 13 (19.70%) NoSQL
19 12 (18.18%) Visualisation
19 12 (18.18%) OO
20 11 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
20 11 (16.67%) Physics
21 10 (15.15%) Open Source
21 10 (15.15%) Apache Hive
21 10 (15.15%) scikit-learn
22 9 (13.64%) Statistical Modelling

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 26 (39.39%) Apache Spark
2 8 (12.12%) SAS
3 6 (9.09%) Apache Pig
4 3 (4.55%) Apache
4 3 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.03%) Jupyter
6 1 (1.52%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) SPSS
2 1 (1.52%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.55%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.52%) GitHub
4 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.52%) IBM Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (54.55%) Hadoop
2 31 (46.97%) Big Data
3 22 (33.33%) Data Mining
4 13 (19.70%) NoSQL
5 10 (15.15%) Apache Hive
6 7 (10.61%) MongoDB
7 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
8 5 (7.58%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (4.55%) GIS
9 3 (4.55%) Neo4j
10 2 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
11 1 (1.52%) BigQuery
11 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.52%) HDInsight
11 1 (1.52%) KDB
11 1 (1.52%) MySQL
11 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.52%) Power BI
11 1 (1.52%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (25.76%) Marketing
2 14 (21.21%) Finance
3 5 (7.58%) Games
4 2 (3.03%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Law
4 2 (3.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.15%) scikit-learn
2 7 (10.61%) NumPy
2 7 (10.61%) Pandas
3 5 (7.58%) D3.js
4 3 (4.55%) Flask
4 3 (4.55%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (4.55%) SciPy
5 2 (3.03%) Bokeh
5 2 (3.03%) Celery
5 2 (3.03%) Lucene
5 2 (3.03%) Matplotlib
5 2 (3.03%) PyMC3
6 1 (1.52%) Akka
6 1 (1.52%) Django
6 1 (1.52%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.52%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.52%) TensorFlow
6 1 (1.52%) Theano
6 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (51.52%) Statistics
2 30 (45.45%) Mathematics
3 26 (39.39%) Computer Science
4 23 (34.85%) Algorithms
5 19 (28.79%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (18.18%) Visualisation
7 11 (16.67%) Physics
8 7 (10.61%) Credit Risk
9 6 (9.09%) Data Integration
9 6 (9.09%) Fintech
10 3 (4.55%) Market Risk
11 2 (3.03%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (3.03%) Clustering
11 2 (3.03%) Neural Network
11 2 (3.03%) PMI
11 2 (3.03%) Social Media
12 1 (1.52%) BBC
12 1 (1.52%) Data Extraction
12 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
12 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (80.30%) Machine Learning
2 46 (69.70%) Analytics
3 18 (27.27%) Data Analytics
4 12 (18.18%) OO
5 11 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (15.15%) Open Source
7 9 (13.64%) Data Analysis
7 9 (13.64%) Statistical Modelling
8 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
9 7 (10.61%) Information Retrieval
9 7 (10.61%) Knowledge Discovery
9 7 (10.61%) MapReduce
9 7 (10.61%) Parallel Programming
9 7 (10.61%) Web Analytics
10 6 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
10 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.58%) Customer Insight
11 5 (7.58%) Predictive Analytics
12 4 (6.06%) Data Management
12 4 (6.06%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (74.24%) Python
2 32 (48.48%) R
3 27 (40.91%) SQL
4 15 (22.73%) Scala
5 14 (21.21%) Java
6 7 (10.61%) C++
7 4 (6.06%) MATLAB
8 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.52%) C
9 1 (1.52%) C#
9 1 (1.52%) Cython
Qualifications
1 34 (51.52%) PhD
2 19 (28.79%) Degree
3 2 (3.03%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Docker
1 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.52%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) Tableau
2 3 (4.55%) Cloudera
2 3 (4.55%) Hortonworks
3 1 (1.52%) IBM
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Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Parallel Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Mane Contract Services Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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HFG
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
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CognitionX
Salary: From £45,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago