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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 269 291 315
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 31 57 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.45% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.48% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 29 50 16
Average salary £52,500 £70,000 £71,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -1.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £62,250 £58,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
9379 11763 10871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.24% 92.49% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8047 9959 9358
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,450 £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 27 May 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 May 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 (78.13%) Analytics
2 42 (65.63%) Python
3 37 (57.81%) R
4 36 (56.25%) Hadoop
5 33 (51.56%) SQL
6 32 (50.00%) Big Data
7 30 (46.88%) SAS
7 30 (46.88%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (43.75%) Degree
9 19 (29.69%) Machine Learning
9 19 (29.69%) Visualisation
9 19 (29.69%) Computer Science
10 16 (25.00%) Apache Hive
10 16 (25.00%) NoSQL
10 16 (25.00%) Java
11 15 (23.44%) PhD
11 15 (23.44%) Data Mining
11 15 (23.44%) Statistics
12 14 (21.88%) Data Analysis
12 14 (21.88%) MongoDB
13 13 (20.31%) MapReduce
14 12 (18.75%) Algorithms
15 11 (17.19%) Data Visualisation
15 11 (17.19%) Statistical Analysis
15 11 (17.19%) C++
16 10 (15.63%) VBA
16 10 (15.63%) Oracle
16 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (15.63%) Finance
16 10 (15.63%) Tableau

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 30 (46.88%) SAS
2 7 (10.94%) Apache Pig
3 4 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) SPSS
2 6 (9.38%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.81%) Amazon EMR
2 5 (7.81%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (7.81%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (56.25%) Hadoop
2 32 (50.00%) Big Data
3 16 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 16 (25.00%) Apache Hive
4 15 (23.44%) Data Mining
5 14 (21.88%) MongoDB
6 8 (12.50%) Mahout
7 7 (10.94%) QlikView
7 7 (10.94%) Impala
8 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
8 6 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (3.13%) Spotfire
12 2 (3.13%) HBase
12 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
13 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.81%) Yeoman
3 1 (1.56%) Subversion
3 1 (1.56%) JIRA
3 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (15.63%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Back Office
2 4 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Publishing
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) Pandas
1 9 (14.06%) scikit-learn
2 8 (12.50%) D3.js
3 5 (7.81%) SciPy
3 5 (7.81%) Natural Language Processing
3 5 (7.81%) Cascalog
4 1 (1.56%) Cascading
4 1 (1.56%) Web Services
4 1 (1.56%) XML
4 1 (1.56%) JSON
4 1 (1.56%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (46.88%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (29.69%) Visualisation
2 19 (29.69%) Computer Science
3 15 (23.44%) Statistics
4 12 (18.75%) Algorithms
5 9 (14.06%) Mathematics
6 8 (12.50%) Credit Risk
6 8 (12.50%) Smart Meter
7 6 (9.38%) Applied Mathematics
8 4 (6.25%) Physics
8 4 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (6.25%) Economics
8 4 (6.25%) Social Media
9 3 (4.69%) User Experience
10 2 (3.13%) FMCG
11 1 (1.56%) Psychology
11 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
11 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (78.13%) Analytics
2 19 (29.69%) Machine Learning
3 14 (21.88%) Data Analysis
4 13 (20.31%) MapReduce
5 11 (17.19%) Data Visualisation
5 11 (17.19%) Statistical Analysis
6 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (15.63%) Data Analytics
7 9 (14.06%) Coaching
7 9 (14.06%) Use Case
7 9 (14.06%) Open Source
8 8 (12.50%) Predictive Analytics
8 8 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
8 8 (12.50%) TOGAF
8 8 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (10.94%) Operations Research
10 6 (9.38%) Predictive Modelling
11 5 (7.81%) ETL
11 5 (7.81%) Unit Testing
11 5 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 42 (65.63%) Python
2 37 (57.81%) R
3 33 (51.56%) SQL
4 16 (25.00%) Java
5 11 (17.19%) C++
6 10 (15.63%) VBA
7 7 (10.94%) MATLAB
8 5 (7.81%) Bash Shell
8 5 (7.81%) Clojure
8 5 (7.81%) PHP
9 3 (4.69%) C#
10 2 (3.13%) Scala
11 1 (1.56%) F#
11 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.56%) C
11 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (43.75%) Degree
2 15 (23.44%) PhD
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Oracle
1 10 (15.63%) Tableau
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.81%) Netezza
4 4 (6.25%) Ab Initio
4 4 (6.25%) Teradata
4 4 (6.25%) Informatica
4 4 (6.25%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.13%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.56%) Splunk
6 1 (1.56%) Cloudera
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