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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Scientist
Rank 265 315 330
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 67 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.56% 0.042% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.045% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 60 5 6
Average salary £67,500 £72,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.89% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £57,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £78,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £60,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -29.41%
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
11159 11162 12086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.49% 93.34% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9370 9880 11062
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +1.85%
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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.

1 109 (92.37%) Analytics
2 94 (79.66%) R
3 84 (71.19%) Mathematics
4 83 (70.34%) Hadoop
5 79 (66.95%) Java
6 76 (64.41%) PhD
7 70 (59.32%) MATLAB
8 69 (58.47%) Big Data
9 65 (55.08%) SQL
10 61 (51.69%) Python
11 60 (50.85%) Computer Science
12 55 (46.61%) Data Mining
12 55 (46.61%) Visualisation
13 54 (45.76%) SAS
14 51 (43.22%) MapReduce
15 50 (42.37%) Predictive Modelling
16 49 (41.53%) Physics
17 47 (39.83%) Degree
18 46 (38.98%) SPSS
19 45 (38.14%) Finance
20 43 (36.44%) Neural Network
21 42 (35.59%) Statistics
21 42 (35.59%) Relational Database
22 40 (33.90%) Scala
23 38 (32.20%) Data Analysis
23 38 (32.20%) Mahout
24 37 (31.36%) C++
24 37 (31.36%) Information Retrieval
24 37 (31.36%) Cascading
25 36 (30.51%) Data Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 54 (45.76%) SAS
2 12 (10.17%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 46 (38.98%) SPSS
2 29 (24.58%) CPLEX
3 4 (3.39%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.85%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (70.34%) Hadoop
2 69 (58.47%) Big Data
3 55 (46.61%) Data Mining
4 42 (35.59%) Relational Database
5 38 (32.20%) Mahout
6 17 (14.41%) QlikView
7 9 (7.63%) Apache Hive
8 8 (6.78%) MongoDB
9 4 (3.39%) NoSQL
10 3 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.69%) HBase
12 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.85%) Impala
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.85%) Yeoman
General
1 45 (38.14%) Finance
2 28 (23.73%) Retail
3 22 (18.64%) Marketing
4 2 (1.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (31.36%) Cascading
2 8 (6.78%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (1.69%) D3.js
3 2 (1.69%) SciPy
4 1 (0.85%) NumPy
4 1 (0.85%) Matplotlib
4 1 (0.85%) Akka
4 1 (0.85%) Cascalog
4 1 (0.85%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 84 (71.19%) Mathematics
2 60 (50.85%) Computer Science
3 55 (46.61%) Visualisation
4 49 (41.53%) Physics
5 43 (36.44%) Neural Network
6 42 (35.59%) Statistics
7 33 (27.97%) Economics
7 33 (27.97%) Applied Mathematics
8 29 (24.58%) Digital Media
9 10 (8.47%) Chemistry
10 8 (6.78%) Artificial Intelligence
11 7 (5.93%) Psychology
11 7 (5.93%) Informatics
12 4 (3.39%) Smart Meter
13 3 (2.54%) Data Extraction
13 3 (2.54%) Biology
14 2 (1.69%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (92.37%) Analytics
2 51 (43.22%) MapReduce
3 50 (42.37%) Predictive Modelling
4 38 (32.20%) Data Analysis
5 37 (31.36%) Information Retrieval
6 36 (30.51%) Data Analytics
7 35 (29.66%) Data Modelling
8 30 (25.42%) Logistic Regression
8 30 (25.42%) Bayesian Methods
8 30 (25.42%) Markov Chain
9 29 (24.58%) Factor Analysis
9 29 (24.58%) Time Series Analysis
9 29 (24.58%) Structural Equation Modelling
9 29 (24.58%) Cluster Analysis
10 25 (21.19%) Business Analysis
11 24 (20.34%) Big Data Analytics
12 19 (16.10%) Digital Marketing
13 15 (12.71%) Investment Management
13 15 (12.71%) Machine Learning
14 13 (11.02%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 94 (79.66%) R
2 79 (66.95%) Java
3 70 (59.32%) MATLAB
4 65 (55.08%) SQL
5 61 (51.69%) Python
6 40 (33.90%) Scala
7 37 (31.36%) C++
8 18 (15.25%) VBA
9 12 (10.17%) Clojure
10 11 (9.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 76 (64.41%) PhD
2 47 (39.83%) Degree
3 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 18 (15.25%) Tableau
2 1 (0.85%) Adobe
2 1 (0.85%) Google
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