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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 193 249 272
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 45 43 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 0.50% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.52% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 42 40 45
Median salary £66,250 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.35% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,750 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £80,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
5779 8245 10893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.03% 95.59% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5280 7146 9155
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016, 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 46 (74.19%) Machine Learning
2 40 (64.52%) Analytics
2 40 (64.52%) Python
3 34 (54.84%) PhD
4 33 (53.23%) Statistics
5 32 (51.61%) Mathematics
5 32 (51.61%) Big Data
6 31 (50.00%) R
7 28 (45.16%) Computer Science
7 28 (45.16%) Marketing
7 28 (45.16%) Data Mining
8 23 (37.10%) Hadoop
9 22 (35.48%) SQL
10 20 (32.26%) Visualisation
11 19 (30.65%) Degree
12 17 (27.42%) Algorithms
13 14 (22.58%) Data Analytics
13 14 (22.58%) MATLAB
14 12 (19.35%) Statistical Modelling
14 12 (19.35%) Finance
14 12 (19.35%) Java
15 11 (17.74%) SAS
15 11 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (17.74%) scikit-learn
16 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (16.13%) Apache Spark
16 10 (16.13%) Banking
16 10 (16.13%) Software Engineering
16 10 (16.13%) Economics
17 9 (14.52%) Apache Cassandra

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 11 (17.74%) SAS
2 10 (16.13%) Apache Spark
3 5 (8.06%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.61%) IPython
4 1 (1.61%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (1.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (51.61%) Big Data
2 28 (45.16%) Data Mining
3 23 (37.10%) Hadoop
4 9 (14.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (14.52%) Apache Hive
5 6 (9.68%) NoSQL
6 4 (6.45%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (6.45%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.84%) SAP HANA
7 3 (4.84%) Text Mining
8 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.23%) QlikView
9 1 (1.61%) MySQL
9 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (45.16%) Marketing
2 12 (19.35%) Finance
3 10 (16.13%) Banking
4 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.23%) Back Office
5 2 (3.23%) Games
5 2 (3.23%) Retail
6 1 (1.61%) Law
6 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) scikit-learn
2 7 (11.29%) NumPy
3 6 (9.68%) Pandas
4 5 (8.06%) D3.js
5 3 (4.84%) Kafka
6 2 (3.23%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (3.23%) SciPy
7 1 (1.61%) Cascading
7 1 (1.61%) Celery
7 1 (1.61%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 33 (53.23%) Statistics
2 32 (51.61%) Mathematics
3 28 (45.16%) Computer Science
4 20 (32.26%) Visualisation
5 17 (27.42%) Algorithms
6 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (16.13%) Economics
7 5 (8.06%) Neural Network
7 5 (8.06%) Physics
8 4 (6.45%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (6.45%) Credit Risk
9 3 (4.84%) Data Integration
10 2 (3.23%) Clustering
11 1 (1.61%) BBC
11 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
11 1 (1.61%) Life Science
11 1 (1.61%) PMI
11 1 (1.61%) Robotics
11 1 (1.61%) Social Media
11 1 (1.61%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (74.19%) Machine Learning
2 40 (64.52%) Analytics
3 14 (22.58%) Data Analytics
4 12 (19.35%) Statistical Modelling
5 11 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (16.13%) Software Engineering
7 8 (12.90%) Data Visualisation
7 8 (12.90%) MapReduce
8 7 (11.29%) Information Retrieval
8 7 (11.29%) Knowledge Discovery
8 7 (11.29%) OO
8 7 (11.29%) Parallel Programming
8 7 (11.29%) Predictive Modelling
9 6 (9.68%) Data Cleansing
9 6 (9.68%) Statistical Analysis
10 5 (8.06%) Bayesian Methods
10 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
10 5 (8.06%) Open Source
11 4 (6.45%) Data Modelling
11 4 (6.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (64.52%) Python
2 31 (50.00%) R
3 22 (35.48%) SQL
4 14 (22.58%) MATLAB
5 12 (19.35%) Java
6 8 (12.90%) Scala
7 4 (6.45%) C++
8 1 (1.61%) Cython
8 1 (1.61%) Julia
8 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (54.84%) PhD
2 19 (30.65%) Degree
3 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Cloudera
2 5 (8.06%) Tableau
3 4 (6.45%) Hortonworks
4 3 (4.84%) MapR
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle
4 3 (4.84%) SAP
4 3 (4.84%) Vertica
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000 + Shares + Laptop
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago