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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Scientist
Rank 273 323 331
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 41 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.090% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.097% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 34 11 1
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +50.00%
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
10399 11318 11279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.53% 93.03% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8943 9838 10350
Average salary £53,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
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 24 October 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 24 October 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.

1 107 (90.68%) Analytics
2 88 (74.58%) R
3 84 (71.19%) Hadoop
4 82 (69.49%) Mathematics
5 79 (66.95%) Algorithms
6 78 (66.10%) Big Data
7 70 (59.32%) SQL
8 68 (57.63%) Java
8 68 (57.63%) PhD
9 67 (56.78%) MATLAB
10 60 (50.85%) Python
11 58 (49.15%) Computer Science
12 57 (48.31%) Degree
13 55 (46.61%) SAS
14 52 (44.07%) Visualisation
15 49 (41.53%) Predictive Modelling
16 47 (39.83%) Statistics
17 45 (38.14%) Data Mining
18 44 (37.29%) Physics
18 44 (37.29%) MapReduce
19 41 (34.75%) SPSS
20 40 (33.90%) Finance
20 40 (33.90%) C++
20 40 (33.90%) Data Analysis
21 38 (32.20%) Neural Network
22 37 (31.36%) Relational Database
23 36 (30.51%) Time Series Analysis
24 35 (29.66%) Mahout
24 35 (29.66%) Economics
24 35 (29.66%) Applied Mathematics

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 55 (46.61%) SAS
2 21 (17.80%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.54%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 41 (34.75%) SPSS
2 31 (26.27%) CPLEX
3 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.08%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (5.08%) Amazon S3
1 6 (5.08%) Amazon EMR
2 5 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (71.19%) Hadoop
2 78 (66.10%) Big Data
3 45 (38.14%) Data Mining
4 37 (31.36%) Relational Database
5 35 (29.66%) Mahout
6 18 (15.25%) Apache Hive
7 14 (11.86%) MongoDB
8 12 (10.17%) NoSQL
9 10 (8.47%) QlikView
10 7 (5.93%) Impala
10 7 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (2.54%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
13 1 (0.85%) Sqoop
13 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
13 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.85%) Oracle Exadata
13 1 (0.85%) HBase
Development Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Git (software)
1 7 (5.93%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.08%) Yeoman
3 1 (0.85%) Maven
3 1 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 40 (33.90%) Finance
2 33 (27.97%) Retail
3 13 (11.02%) Marketing
4 5 (4.24%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.42%) Cascading
2 13 (11.02%) Natural Language Processing
3 7 (5.93%) D3.js
3 7 (5.93%) SciPy
4 6 (5.08%) Cascalog
4 6 (5.08%) Pandas
5 1 (0.85%) NumPy
5 1 (0.85%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 82 (69.49%) Mathematics
2 79 (66.95%) Algorithms
3 58 (49.15%) Computer Science
4 52 (44.07%) Visualisation
5 47 (39.83%) Statistics
6 44 (37.29%) Physics
7 38 (32.20%) Neural Network
8 35 (29.66%) Economics
8 35 (29.66%) Applied Mathematics
9 33 (27.97%) Analytical Skills
10 31 (26.27%) Digital Media
11 14 (11.86%) Chemistry
12 12 (10.17%) Artificial Intelligence
12 12 (10.17%) Psychology
13 11 (9.32%) Informatics
14 7 (5.93%) Smart Meter
15 5 (4.24%) Open Source
16 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
16 3 (2.54%) Biology
17 2 (1.69%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (90.68%) Analytics
2 49 (41.53%) Predictive Modelling
3 44 (37.29%) MapReduce
4 40 (33.90%) Data Analysis
5 36 (30.51%) Time Series Analysis
6 35 (29.66%) Data Modelling
7 32 (27.12%) Logistic Regression
7 32 (27.12%) Markov Chain
7 32 (27.12%) Data Analytics
7 32 (27.12%) Bayesian Methods
8 31 (26.27%) Factor Analysis
8 31 (26.27%) Structural Equation Modelling
8 31 (26.27%) Cluster Analysis
9 30 (25.42%) Information Retrieval
10 27 (22.88%) Business Analysis
11 26 (22.03%) Statistical Analysis
11 26 (22.03%) Big Data Analytics
12 20 (16.95%) Machine Learning
13 12 (10.17%) Monte Carlo Method
13 12 (10.17%) Gibbs Sampling
Programming Languages
1 88 (74.58%) R
2 70 (59.32%) SQL
3 68 (57.63%) Java
4 67 (56.78%) MATLAB
5 60 (50.85%) Python
6 40 (33.90%) C++
7 31 (26.27%) Scala
8 21 (17.80%) Clojure
9 16 (13.56%) VBA
10 15 (12.71%) Ruby
11 5 (4.24%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 68 (57.63%) PhD
2 57 (48.31%) Degree
3 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (5.08%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.85%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (5.08%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.85%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (8.47%) Tableau
2 4 (3.39%) Teradata
3 3 (2.54%) Oracle
3 3 (2.54%) Informatica
4 1 (0.85%) Netezza
4 1 (0.85%) Talend
4 1 (0.85%) Cloudera
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Salary: £70000 to £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £55,000 per annum Equity Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 6 days ago
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Dice Holdings
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago