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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 258 264 319
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 50 79 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.62% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.67% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 43 71 12
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 £65,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -37.50%
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
9562 11707 11254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.24% 92.52% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8248 9892 9769
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 68 (81.93%) Analytics
2 51 (61.45%) Python
3 47 (56.63%) Hadoop
4 42 (50.60%) Big Data
5 41 (49.40%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (49.40%) R
6 39 (46.99%) SQL
7 35 (42.17%) SAS
8 30 (36.14%) Degree
9 24 (28.92%) Visualisation
10 23 (27.71%) Computer Science
11 22 (26.51%) Machine Learning
11 22 (26.51%) Data Analytics
12 20 (24.10%) Data Mining
13 19 (22.89%) Java
13 19 (22.89%) Statistics
14 18 (21.69%) MapReduce
14 18 (21.69%) Tableau
14 18 (21.69%) PhD
15 17 (20.48%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (20.48%) Apache Hive
16 16 (19.28%) Data Visualisation
16 16 (19.28%) Data Analysis
16 16 (19.28%) NoSQL
16 16 (19.28%) Algorithms
17 15 (18.07%) Finance
17 15 (18.07%) MongoDB
18 14 (16.87%) Mathematics
18 14 (16.87%) Coaching
19 13 (15.66%) QlikView

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 35 (42.17%) SAS
2 7 (8.43%) Apache Pig
3 4 (4.82%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) SPSS
2 3 (3.61%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.02%) Amazon EMR
2 5 (6.02%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (6.02%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (56.63%) Hadoop
2 42 (50.60%) Big Data
3 20 (24.10%) Data Mining
4 17 (20.48%) Apache Hive
5 16 (19.28%) NoSQL
6 15 (18.07%) MongoDB
7 13 (15.66%) QlikView
8 12 (14.46%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
10 9 (10.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (7.23%) Mahout
12 5 (6.02%) Impala
12 5 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (4.82%) Spotfire
13 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
14 2 (2.41%) HBase
15 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
15 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.02%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.02%) Yeoman
3 1 (1.20%) Subversion
3 1 (1.20%) JIRA
3 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 15 (18.07%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Marketing
3 4 (4.82%) Back Office
4 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.41%) Publishing
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.84%) D3.js
1 9 (10.84%) Pandas
1 9 (10.84%) scikit-learn
2 5 (6.02%) Cascalog
2 5 (6.02%) SciPy
2 5 (6.02%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (1.20%) Cascading
3 1 (1.20%) Web Services
3 1 (1.20%) XML
3 1 (1.20%) JSON
3 1 (1.20%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (49.40%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (28.92%) Visualisation
3 23 (27.71%) Computer Science
4 19 (22.89%) Statistics
5 16 (19.28%) Algorithms
6 14 (16.87%) Mathematics
7 8 (9.64%) Smart Meter
8 7 (8.43%) Credit Risk
8 7 (8.43%) Applied Mathematics
9 6 (7.23%) Physics
10 5 (6.02%) Economics
11 4 (4.82%) FMCG
11 4 (4.82%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (3.61%) Social Media
13 2 (2.41%) Mobile Payment
13 2 (2.41%) User Experience
13 2 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (2.41%) Blog
13 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
14 1 (1.20%) Psychology
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (81.93%) Analytics
2 22 (26.51%) Data Analytics
2 22 (26.51%) Machine Learning
3 18 (21.69%) MapReduce
4 17 (20.48%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (19.28%) Data Analysis
5 16 (19.28%) Data Visualisation
6 14 (16.87%) Coaching
7 11 (13.25%) ETL
7 11 (13.25%) Data Management
8 10 (12.05%) Statistical Analysis
8 10 (12.05%) Open Source
8 10 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (10.84%) Quality Management
9 9 (10.84%) Migration
9 9 (10.84%) Dimensional Modelling
9 9 (10.84%) Data Migration
9 9 (10.84%) Predictive Analytics
9 9 (10.84%) Use Case
9 9 (10.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (61.45%) Python
2 41 (49.40%) R
3 39 (46.99%) SQL
4 19 (22.89%) Java
5 9 (10.84%) C++
6 7 (8.43%) VBA
7 5 (6.02%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.02%) Clojure
8 4 (4.82%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.61%) C#
10 2 (2.41%) PHP
10 2 (2.41%) Scala
11 1 (1.20%) Ruby
11 1 (1.20%) F#
11 1 (1.20%) C
11 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (36.14%) Degree
2 18 (21.69%) PhD
3 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) Tableau
2 12 (14.46%) Oracle
3 10 (12.05%) Netezza
4 9 (10.84%) Ab Initio
4 9 (10.84%) Teradata
4 9 (10.84%) Business Objects
4 9 (10.84%) Informatica
5 4 (4.82%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.20%) Splunk
7 1 (1.20%) Cloudera
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