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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 245 265 319
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 58 63 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.60% 0.54% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.58% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 51 55 5
Average salary £62,500 £65,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,500 £57,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
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
8988 10867 11023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.91% 92.63% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7763 9145 9766
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 71 (78.89%) Analytics
2 50 (55.56%) Python
3 49 (54.44%) Hadoop
4 44 (48.89%) Big Data
5 41 (45.56%) R
6 40 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (42.22%) SQL
8 32 (35.56%) SAS
9 27 (30.00%) Java
10 26 (28.89%) Statistics
10 26 (28.89%) Data Analytics
11 22 (24.44%) Machine Learning
12 21 (23.33%) Data Mining
13 20 (22.22%) Degree
13 20 (22.22%) Algorithms
14 19 (21.11%) MapReduce
14 19 (21.11%) Tableau
14 19 (21.11%) Visualisation
14 19 (21.11%) Computer Science
15 18 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (18.89%) PhD
16 17 (18.89%) Mathematics
17 16 (17.78%) Data Management
18 13 (14.44%) Data Analysis
18 13 (14.44%) Finance
18 13 (14.44%) ETL
18 13 (14.44%) QlikView
18 13 (14.44%) NoSQL
19 12 (13.33%) Apache Hive

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (35.56%) SAS
2 4 (4.44%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.22%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.11%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) SPSS
2 1 (1.11%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.11%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.11%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (54.44%) Hadoop
2 44 (48.89%) Big Data
3 21 (23.33%) Data Mining
4 18 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (14.44%) QlikView
5 13 (14.44%) NoSQL
6 12 (13.33%) Apache Hive
6 12 (13.33%) MongoDB
6 12 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
7 11 (12.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (4.44%) Spotfire
9 3 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.22%) Impala
10 2 (2.22%) KNIME
10 2 (2.22%) Mahout
10 2 (2.22%) NewSQL
10 2 (2.22%) MySQL
11 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.11%) Yeoman
General
1 13 (14.44%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Marketing
3 7 (7.78%) Publishing
4 4 (4.44%) Retail
5 3 (3.33%) Back Office
6 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) D3.js
2 2 (2.22%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (1.11%) XML
3 1 (1.11%) SciPy
3 1 (1.11%) Cascading
3 1 (1.11%) Cascalog
3 1 (1.11%) Pandas
3 1 (1.11%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 40 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (28.89%) Statistics
3 20 (22.22%) Algorithms
4 19 (21.11%) Computer Science
4 19 (21.11%) Visualisation
5 17 (18.89%) Mathematics
6 11 (12.22%) Physics
7 7 (7.78%) Blog
7 7 (7.78%) Smart Meter
8 6 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (5.56%) Credit Risk
10 4 (4.44%) FMCG
10 4 (4.44%) Applied Mathematics
11 3 (3.33%) Economics
12 2 (2.22%) Social Media
12 2 (2.22%) User Experience
12 2 (2.22%) Data Structures
12 2 (2.22%) Artificial Intelligence
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (78.89%) Analytics
2 26 (28.89%) Data Analytics
3 22 (24.44%) Machine Learning
4 19 (21.11%) MapReduce
5 18 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (17.78%) Data Management
7 13 (14.44%) ETL
7 13 (14.44%) Data Analysis
8 12 (13.33%) Coaching
9 11 (12.22%) Mentoring
9 11 (12.22%) Data Visualisation
9 11 (12.22%) Data Architecture
9 11 (12.22%) Dimensional Modelling
9 11 (12.22%) Data Migration
9 11 (12.22%) Quality Management
9 11 (12.22%) Migration
10 9 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping
11 7 (7.78%) Operations Research
11 7 (7.78%) Business Development
11 7 (7.78%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 50 (55.56%) Python
2 41 (45.56%) R
3 38 (42.22%) SQL
4 27 (30.00%) Java
5 9 (10.00%) C++
6 8 (8.89%) MATLAB
7 5 (5.56%) Scala
8 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.11%) C
9 1 (1.11%) C#
9 1 (1.11%) Ruby
9 1 (1.11%) VBA
9 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.11%) Clojure
9 1 (1.11%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 20 (22.22%) Degree
2 17 (18.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) HDFS
2 1 (1.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 19 (21.11%) Tableau
2 11 (12.22%) Oracle
2 11 (12.22%) Informatica
2 11 (12.22%) Ab Initio
2 11 (12.22%) Teradata
2 11 (12.22%) Netezza
3 4 (4.44%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.11%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.11%) Splunk
4 1 (1.11%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.11%) Cognos
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum six figure salary, bonus, exec bens
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 100,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago