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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Scientist
London / City of London
Rank 205 218 298
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +80
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 30 34 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.60% 0.53% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.55% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 29 30 20
Median salary £67,500 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £90,500 £80,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%

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
4872 6127 9820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.94% 95.88% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4440 5496 8565
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 53 (73.61%) Machine Learning
2 51 (70.83%) Analytics
3 47 (65.28%) Python
4 41 (56.94%) PhD
5 38 (52.78%) Statistics
6 35 (48.61%) Mathematics
6 35 (48.61%) R
7 34 (47.22%) Big Data
8 33 (45.83%) Computer Science
9 32 (44.44%) Hadoop
10 29 (40.28%) SQL
11 28 (38.89%) Data Mining
12 26 (36.11%) Marketing
13 24 (33.33%) Degree
14 21 (29.17%) Apache Spark
15 20 (27.78%) Algorithms
15 20 (27.78%) Data Analytics
16 18 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (23.61%) Visualisation
18 15 (20.83%) scikit-learn
18 15 (20.83%) Java
19 14 (19.44%) Scala
20 13 (18.06%) OO
21 12 (16.67%) SAS
21 12 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
21 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
21 12 (16.67%) NoSQL
22 11 (15.28%) Parallel Programming
22 11 (15.28%) Statistical Modelling
22 11 (15.28%) MapReduce

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 (29.17%) Apache Spark
2 12 (16.67%) SAS
3 5 (6.94%) Apache Pig
4 3 (4.17%) Apache
4 3 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.17%) Jupyter
5 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.39%) IPython
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) SPSS
2 1 (1.39%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.39%) GitHub
4 1 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.39%) IBM Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (47.22%) Big Data
2 32 (44.44%) Hadoop
3 28 (38.89%) Data Mining
4 12 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 8 (11.11%) Apache Hive
5 8 (11.11%) MongoDB
6 6 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (4.17%) GIS
8 3 (4.17%) Neo4j
8 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
9 2 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.78%) QlikView
10 1 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (1.39%) BigQuery
10 1 (1.39%) HDInsight
10 1 (1.39%) KDB
10 1 (1.39%) Power BI
10 1 (1.39%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.39%) Vagrant
General
1 26 (36.11%) Marketing
2 11 (15.28%) Finance
3 6 (8.33%) Banking
3 6 (8.33%) Games
4 2 (2.78%) Back Office
4 2 (2.78%) Law
4 2 (2.78%) Legal
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.83%) scikit-learn
2 10 (13.89%) NumPy
3 9 (12.50%) Pandas
4 6 (8.33%) D3.js
5 4 (5.56%) SciPy
6 3 (4.17%) Celery
6 3 (4.17%) Flask
6 3 (4.17%) Natural Language Processing
6 3 (4.17%) PyMC3
7 2 (2.78%) Django
7 2 (2.78%) Lucene
7 2 (2.78%) Matplotlib
8 1 (1.39%) Akka
8 1 (1.39%) Kafka
8 1 (1.39%) Play Framework
8 1 (1.39%) Regular Expression
8 1 (1.39%) TensorFlow
8 1 (1.39%) Theano
8 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (52.78%) Statistics
2 35 (48.61%) Mathematics
3 33 (45.83%) Computer Science
4 20 (27.78%) Algorithms
5 18 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (23.61%) Visualisation
7 9 (12.50%) Physics
8 7 (9.72%) Credit Risk
9 4 (5.56%) Fintech
9 4 (5.56%) Neural Network
10 3 (4.17%) Clustering
10 3 (4.17%) Economics
10 3 (4.17%) Market Risk
10 3 (4.17%) PMI
11 2 (2.78%) Artificial Intelligence
12 1 (1.39%) BBC
12 1 (1.39%) Data Extraction
12 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
12 1 (1.39%) Life Science
12 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (73.61%) Machine Learning
2 51 (70.83%) Analytics
3 20 (27.78%) Data Analytics
4 13 (18.06%) OO
5 12 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 11 (15.28%) Information Retrieval
6 11 (15.28%) Knowledge Discovery
6 11 (15.28%) MapReduce
6 11 (15.28%) Parallel Programming
6 11 (15.28%) Statistical Modelling
7 9 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
8 8 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 8 (11.11%) Open Source
9 7 (9.72%) Web Analytics
10 6 (8.33%) Data Management
10 6 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
11 5 (6.94%) Predictive Analytics
12 4 (5.56%) ETL
12 4 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (65.28%) Python
2 35 (48.61%) R
3 29 (40.28%) SQL
4 15 (20.83%) Java
5 14 (19.44%) Scala
6 6 (8.33%) MATLAB
7 5 (6.94%) C++
8 1 (1.39%) C
8 1 (1.39%) Cython
8 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (56.94%) PhD
2 24 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (4.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Docker
2 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.39%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Tableau
2 5 (6.94%) Cloudera
2 5 (6.94%) Hortonworks
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) IBM
4 1 (1.39%) MapR
4 1 (1.39%) SAP
4 1 (1.39%) Vertica
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