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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 229 268 274
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 25 58 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.55% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.58% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 23 52 68
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £40,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +22.58%
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
6014 9983 11796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.04% 95.14% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5479 8558 9850
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 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 44 (73.33%) Python
1 44 (73.33%) Machine Learning
2 33 (55.00%) Analytics
3 32 (53.33%) SQL
4 29 (48.33%) Big Data
5 28 (46.67%) R
6 25 (41.67%) Hadoop
7 24 (40.00%) PhD
8 23 (38.33%) Mathematics
9 21 (35.00%) MATLAB
9 21 (35.00%) Apache Spark
10 20 (33.33%) Data Mining
10 20 (33.33%) Statistics
11 19 (31.67%) Computer Science
12 17 (28.33%) Visualisation
13 15 (25.00%) Algorithms
14 14 (23.33%) Apache Hive
14 14 (23.33%) Degree
15 13 (21.67%) Java
15 13 (21.67%) Finance
15 13 (21.67%) Statistical Modelling
16 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (20.00%) SAS
16 12 (20.00%) Marketing
16 12 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
16 12 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
17 11 (18.33%) Scala
17 11 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
18 10 (16.67%) Tableau
18 10 (16.67%) Economics

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 21 (35.00%) Apache Spark
2 12 (20.00%) SAS
3 8 (13.33%) Apache Pig
4 4 (6.67%) IPython
4 4 (6.67%) Jupyter
5 2 (3.33%) Apache
6 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Mathematica
1 1 (1.67%) SPSS
1 1 (1.67%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle AML
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon Kinesis
2 4 (6.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (48.33%) Big Data
2 25 (41.67%) Hadoop
3 20 (33.33%) Data Mining
4 14 (23.33%) Apache Hive
5 12 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (13.33%) NoSQL
7 6 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (10.00%) QlikView
8 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (8.33%) Text Mining
9 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
9 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
10 2 (3.33%) HAWQ
10 2 (3.33%) Neo4j
10 2 (3.33%) Pentaho
10 2 (3.33%) SAP HANA
10 2 (3.33%) Spark SQL
11 1 (1.67%) KNIME
11 1 (1.67%) MySQL
11 1 (1.67%) Sisense
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 12 (20.00%) Marketing
3 8 (13.33%) Banking
4 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 4 (6.67%) Games
6 1 (1.67%) Electronics
6 1 (1.67%) Front Office
6 1 (1.67%) Law
6 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Publishing
6 1 (1.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) scikit-learn
2 8 (13.33%) D3.js
3 6 (10.00%) Kafka
4 4 (6.67%) Pandas
4 4 (6.67%) SciPy
5 2 (3.33%) NumPy
6 1 (1.67%) Ajax
6 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.67%) Cascading
6 1 (1.67%) Celery
6 1 (1.67%) CSS
6 1 (1.67%) Django
6 1 (1.67%) HTML
6 1 (1.67%) jQuery
6 1 (1.67%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (1.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.33%) Mathematics
2 20 (33.33%) Statistics
3 19 (31.67%) Computer Science
4 17 (28.33%) Visualisation
5 15 (25.00%) Algorithms
6 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (16.67%) Economics
8 4 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (6.67%) Physics
9 2 (3.33%) Applied Mathematics
9 2 (3.33%) Clustering
9 2 (3.33%) Credit Risk
9 2 (3.33%) Data Integration
9 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.67%) Fintech
10 1 (1.67%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (1.67%) Neural Network
10 1 (1.67%) PMI
10 1 (1.67%) Robotics
10 1 (1.67%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Linux
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
1 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (73.33%) Machine Learning
2 33 (55.00%) Analytics
3 13 (21.67%) Statistical Modelling
4 12 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
5 11 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (15.00%) Data Visualisation
7 7 (11.67%) Data Analytics
7 7 (11.67%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.00%) ETL
9 5 (8.33%) Open Source
9 5 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
10 4 (6.67%) Data Analysis
10 4 (6.67%) Data Modelling
10 4 (6.67%) Logistic Regression
10 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.00%) CHAID
11 3 (5.00%) Cluster Analysis
11 3 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
11 3 (5.00%) Information Management
11 3 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 44 (73.33%) Python
2 32 (53.33%) SQL
3 28 (46.67%) R
4 21 (35.00%) MATLAB
5 13 (21.67%) Java
6 11 (18.33%) Scala
7 3 (5.00%) C++
8 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.33%) VBA
9 1 (1.67%) Julia
9 1 (1.67%) Perl
9 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (40.00%) PhD
2 14 (23.33%) Degree
3 2 (3.33%) MBA
4 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Docker
2 2 (3.33%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Tableau
2 8 (13.33%) Cloudera
3 3 (5.00%) Hortonworks
3 3 (5.00%) SAP
4 2 (3.33%) Greenplum
4 2 (3.33%) Informatica
4 2 (3.33%) MapR
4 2 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle
4 2 (3.33%) Talend
4 2 (3.33%) Vertica
5 1 (1.67%) RapidMiner
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Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £60,000 - £100,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Profit Share Scheme + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + bens
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Salary: £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 25 days ago