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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 234 279 303
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 35 32 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.32% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 29 30 33
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +23.52%
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
6638 9923 11890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 95.06% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6007 8419 10020
Median salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £76,100 £75,000
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 5 May 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 5 May 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 52 (76.47%) Python
2 45 (66.18%) Machine Learning
3 38 (55.88%) Analytics
4 36 (52.94%) R
5 34 (50.00%) SQL
6 32 (47.06%) Big Data
7 30 (44.12%) Hadoop
8 29 (42.65%) Mathematics
9 26 (38.24%) Statistics
10 25 (36.76%) Apache Spark
11 24 (35.29%) Java
12 22 (32.35%) PhD
13 20 (29.41%) MATLAB
14 18 (26.47%) Visualisation
15 16 (23.53%) Computer Science
16 15 (22.06%) Finance
17 14 (20.59%) Data Mining
17 14 (20.59%) Degree
18 13 (19.12%) Algorithms
19 12 (17.65%) Physics
19 12 (17.65%) NoSQL
20 11 (16.18%) Business Intelligence
20 11 (16.18%) C++
20 11 (16.18%) Apache Cassandra
20 11 (16.18%) Data Visualisation
20 11 (16.18%) Statistical Modelling
20 11 (16.18%) Data Analytics
21 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
21 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
21 10 (14.71%) Apache Hive

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 25 (36.76%) Apache Spark
2 9 (13.24%) SAS
3 7 (10.29%) Apache Pig
4 4 (5.88%) Apache
5 3 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (4.41%) IPython
5 3 (4.41%) Jupyter
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) GNU Octave
2 2 (2.94%) Gephi
3 1 (1.47%) Mathematica
3 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.47%) SPSS
3 1 (1.47%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.41%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (4.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.47%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Internet
2 2 (2.94%) HTTP
2 2 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (47.06%) Big Data
2 30 (44.12%) Hadoop
3 14 (20.59%) Data Mining
4 12 (17.65%) NoSQL
5 11 (16.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (14.71%) Apache Hive
7 6 (8.82%) QlikView
8 5 (7.35%) MongoDB
9 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (5.88%) HBase
10 3 (4.41%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (4.41%) Neo4j
10 3 (4.41%) Text Mining
11 2 (2.94%) Pentaho
11 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.94%) Spark SQL
12 1 (1.47%) KDB
12 1 (1.47%) Mahout
12 1 (1.47%) MySQL
12 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.88%) Mercurial
2 4 (5.88%) Subversion
3 2 (2.94%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Marketing
3 8 (11.76%) Games
4 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
5 5 (7.35%) Banking
6 4 (5.88%) Electronics
6 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
7 3 (4.41%) Publishing
8 2 (2.94%) Retail
9 1 (1.47%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) D3.js
2 6 (8.82%) scikit-learn
3 5 (7.35%) Kafka
4 4 (5.88%) XML
5 3 (4.41%) Pandas
5 3 (4.41%) SciPy
6 2 (2.94%) Ajax
6 2 (2.94%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.94%) CSS
6 2 (2.94%) HTML
6 2 (2.94%) jQuery
6 2 (2.94%) REST
7 1 (1.47%) Cascading
7 1 (1.47%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (1.47%) OpenCL
7 1 (1.47%) Theano
7 1 (1.47%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (42.65%) Mathematics
2 26 (38.24%) Statistics
3 18 (26.47%) Visualisation
4 16 (23.53%) Computer Science
5 13 (19.12%) Algorithms
6 12 (17.65%) Physics
7 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (7.35%) Economics
9 4 (5.88%) Life Science
10 3 (4.41%) Applied Mathematics
10 3 (4.41%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (2.94%) Data Integration
11 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
11 2 (2.94%) Robotics
12 1 (1.47%) CUDA
12 1 (1.47%) Internet of Things
12 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
12 1 (1.47%) Mobile Payment
12 1 (1.47%) Reinsurance
12 1 (1.47%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Linux
1 2 (2.94%) Windows
1 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (66.18%) Machine Learning
2 38 (55.88%) Analytics
3 11 (16.18%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (16.18%) Data Analytics
3 11 (16.18%) Data Visualisation
3 11 (16.18%) Statistical Modelling
4 8 (11.76%) Data Analysis
5 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
5 7 (10.29%) Econometrics
5 7 (10.29%) Predictive Modelling
6 6 (8.82%) Open Source
7 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.35%) Business Analytics
7 5 (7.35%) ETL
8 4 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (5.88%) Information Security
8 4 (5.88%) Programme Management
8 4 (5.88%) Project Management
8 4 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 52 (76.47%) Python
2 36 (52.94%) R
3 34 (50.00%) SQL
4 24 (35.29%) Java
5 20 (29.41%) MATLAB
6 11 (16.18%) C++
7 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
7 10 (14.71%) Scala
8 3 (4.41%) C
8 3 (4.41%) Perl
9 2 (2.94%) Ruby
9 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.94%) VBA
10 1 (1.47%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (32.35%) PhD
2 14 (20.59%) Degree
3 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) MBA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Docker
2 2 (2.94%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Tableau
2 4 (5.88%) SAP
2 4 (5.88%) Splunk
3 3 (4.41%) Cloudera
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle
4 2 (2.94%) Greenplum
4 2 (2.94%) Informatica
4 2 (2.94%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (2.94%) Talend
5 1 (1.47%) Google
5 1 (1.47%) IBM
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.47%) RapidMiner
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