The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Scientist
Rank 255 317 324
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 78 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.075% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.080% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 70 9 6
Average salary £70,000 £77,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £60,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year
-37.50% -22.58%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11351 11187 12238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.31% 93.16% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9510 9796 11163
Average salary £52,500 £53,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.86% -2.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Data Scientist
London

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014, 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 99 (88.39%) Analytics
2 89 (79.46%) R
3 82 (73.21%) Hadoop
4 81 (72.32%) Mathematics
5 79 (70.54%) Java
6 75 (66.96%) PhD
7 66 (58.93%) MATLAB
8 64 (57.14%) SQL
8 64 (57.14%) Big Data
9 61 (54.46%) Python
10 56 (50.00%) Computer Science
11 55 (49.11%) Data Mining
12 54 (48.21%) Visualisation
13 49 (43.75%) Predictive Modelling
13 49 (43.75%) MapReduce
13 49 (43.75%) SAS
14 45 (40.18%) SPSS
14 45 (40.18%) Physics
15 43 (38.39%) Finance
16 42 (37.50%) Neural Network
17 41 (36.61%) Relational Database
18 40 (35.71%) Scala
18 40 (35.71%) Statistics
19 39 (34.82%) Degree
20 37 (33.04%) Mahout
21 36 (32.14%) Data Analysis
21 36 (32.14%) C++
22 34 (30.36%) Data Modelling
22 34 (30.36%) Economics
22 34 (30.36%) Data Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 49 (43.75%) SAS
2 10 (8.93%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 45 (40.18%) SPSS
2 28 (25.00%) CPLEX
3 4 (3.57%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.89%) Weka
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (73.21%) Hadoop
2 64 (57.14%) Big Data
3 55 (49.11%) Data Mining
4 41 (36.61%) Relational Database
5 37 (33.04%) Mahout
6 17 (15.18%) QlikView
7 8 (7.14%) MongoDB
8 6 (5.36%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.68%) HBase
10 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.89%) MySQL
11 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
General
1 43 (38.39%) Finance
2 24 (21.43%) Retail
3 23 (20.54%) Marketing
4 4 (3.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (43.75%) MapReduce
2 8 (7.14%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (1.79%) Akka
4 1 (0.89%) D3.js
4 1 (0.89%) SciPy
4 1 (0.89%) NumPy
4 1 (0.89%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 81 (72.32%) Mathematics
2 56 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 54 (48.21%) Visualisation
4 45 (40.18%) Physics
5 42 (37.50%) Neural Network
6 40 (35.71%) Statistics
7 34 (30.36%) Economics
8 32 (28.57%) Applied Mathematics
9 28 (25.00%) Digital Media
10 7 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (5.36%) Chemistry
11 6 (5.36%) Psychology
11 6 (5.36%) Informatics
12 3 (2.68%) Data Extraction
13 2 (1.79%) Smart Meter
14 1 (0.89%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (88.39%) Analytics
2 49 (43.75%) Predictive Modelling
3 36 (32.14%) Data Analysis
4 34 (30.36%) Data Modelling
4 34 (30.36%) Data Analytics
5 29 (25.89%) Logistic Regression
6 28 (25.00%) Cluster Analysis
7 24 (21.43%) Business Analysis
8 23 (20.54%) Big Data Analytics
9 19 (16.96%) Digital Marketing
10 15 (13.39%) Investment Management
11 13 (11.61%) Machine Learning
12 10 (8.93%) Statistical Analysis
13 7 (6.25%) Operations Research
13 7 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
13 7 (6.25%) Monte Carlo Method
14 6 (5.36%) Biostatistics
14 6 (5.36%) Strategic Planning
14 6 (5.36%) Bioinformatics
14 6 (5.36%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (79.46%) R
2 79 (70.54%) Java
3 66 (58.93%) MATLAB
4 64 (57.14%) SQL
5 61 (54.46%) Python
6 40 (35.71%) Scala
7 36 (32.14%) C++
8 17 (15.18%) VBA
9 11 (9.82%) Clojure
10 10 (8.93%) Ruby
11 2 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 75 (66.96%) PhD
2 39 (34.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (16.07%) Tableau
2 1 (0.89%) Adobe
2 1 (0.89%) Google
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