The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Scientist
Rank 300 304 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 32 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.094% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 27 11 0
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £55,000 -
% change year-on-year
-22.72% -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11696 10979 13020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.39% 93.35% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9858 9611 11780
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Data Scientist
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 31 (68.89%) Mathematics
2 30 (66.67%) R
2 30 (66.67%) Analytics
3 28 (62.22%) Python
4 26 (57.78%) Java
4 26 (57.78%) SQL
4 26 (57.78%) Hadoop
5 25 (55.56%) PhD
6 23 (51.11%) Data Mining
7 19 (42.22%) Computer Science
8 17 (37.78%) Visualisation
8 17 (37.78%) Finance
8 17 (37.78%) Big Data
9 16 (35.56%) SPSS
9 16 (35.56%) SAS
9 16 (35.56%) Data Analysis
9 16 (35.56%) Statistics
10 15 (33.33%) MATLAB
11 14 (31.11%) Degree
12 13 (28.89%) Neural Network
12 13 (28.89%) Economics
12 13 (28.89%) Predictive Modelling
12 13 (28.89%) MapReduce
13 12 (26.67%) Relational Database
13 12 (26.67%) Physics
13 12 (26.67%) C++
14 11 (24.44%) Scala
14 11 (24.44%) Marketing
15 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
15 8 (17.78%) Applied Mathematics

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (35.56%) SAS
2 2 (4.44%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 16 (35.56%) SPSS
2 6 (13.33%) CPLEX
3 3 (6.67%) MS Office
4 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
5 1 (2.22%) Weka
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (57.78%) Hadoop
2 23 (51.11%) Data Mining
3 17 (37.78%) Big Data
4 12 (26.67%) Relational Database
5 8 (17.78%) Mahout
6 6 (13.33%) QlikView
7 4 (8.89%) HBase
7 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
8 2 (4.44%) Apache Hive
9 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
9 1 (2.22%) AllegroGraph
9 1 (2.22%) Triplestore
9 1 (2.22%) MySQL
9 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 11 (24.44%) Marketing
3 6 (13.33%) Retail
4 5 (11.11%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) MapReduce
2 2 (4.44%) Akka
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Jena
Miscellaneous
1 31 (68.89%) Mathematics
2 19 (42.22%) Computer Science
3 17 (37.78%) Visualisation
4 16 (35.56%) Statistics
5 13 (28.89%) Neural Network
5 13 (28.89%) Economics
6 12 (26.67%) Physics
7 8 (17.78%) Applied Mathematics
8 6 (13.33%) Digital Media
8 6 (13.33%) Machine Learning
9 1 (2.22%) Grid Computing
9 1 (2.22%) Social Media
9 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
9 1 (2.22%) Data Extraction
9 1 (2.22%) Social Network
9 1 (2.22%) Ontologies
9 1 (2.22%) Artificial Intelligence
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) Analytics
2 16 (35.56%) Data Analysis
3 13 (28.89%) Predictive Modelling
4 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
5 6 (13.33%) Data Analytics
5 6 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (13.33%) Investment Management
5 6 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 6 (13.33%) Logistic Regression
5 6 (13.33%) Cluster Analysis
6 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 5 (11.11%) Quantitative Analysis
7 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (6.67%) Business Analytics
8 3 (6.67%) Customer Segmentation
8 3 (6.67%) Operations Research
8 3 (6.67%) Internet Marketing
8 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) R
2 28 (62.22%) Python
3 26 (57.78%) Java
3 26 (57.78%) SQL
4 15 (33.33%) MATLAB
5 12 (26.67%) C++
6 11 (24.44%) Scala
7 6 (13.33%) VBA
8 3 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (55.56%) PhD
2 14 (31.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Tableau
2 1 (2.22%) Adobe
2 1 (2.22%) Google
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 to £75000 per annum - Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago