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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 206 224 292
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +68
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 31 35 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.52% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.54% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 31 32 27
Median salary £67,500 £66,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.88% +20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,250 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £85,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
5137 6494 10540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.89% 96.11% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4646 5767 9155
Median salary £57,500 £56,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% +7.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 55 (73.33%) Machine Learning
2 51 (68.00%) Analytics
2 51 (68.00%) Python
3 49 (65.33%) PhD
4 40 (53.33%) Statistics
5 38 (50.67%) Computer Science
5 38 (50.67%) Big Data
6 35 (46.67%) Mathematics
7 34 (45.33%) Hadoop
8 33 (44.00%) R
9 29 (38.67%) SQL
9 29 (38.67%) Data Mining
10 28 (37.33%) Marketing
11 22 (29.33%) Degree
11 22 (29.33%) Visualisation
12 21 (28.00%) Algorithms
13 19 (25.33%) Apache Spark
14 18 (24.00%) scikit-learn
14 18 (24.00%) Data Analytics
15 17 (22.67%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (20.00%) SAS
17 14 (18.67%) Java
17 14 (18.67%) Software Engineering
18 13 (17.33%) OO
18 13 (17.33%) MATLAB
19 12 (16.00%) Finance
19 12 (16.00%) MapReduce
19 12 (16.00%) Scala
19 12 (16.00%) NoSQL
20 11 (14.67%) NumPy

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 19 (25.33%) Apache Spark
2 15 (20.00%) SAS
3 5 (6.67%) Apache Pig
4 3 (4.00%) Jupyter
5 2 (2.67%) Apache
5 2 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.33%) IPython
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Gephi
1 1 (1.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (1.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.33%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (50.67%) Big Data
2 34 (45.33%) Hadoop
3 29 (38.67%) Data Mining
4 12 (16.00%) NoSQL
5 8 (10.67%) Apache Hive
5 8 (10.67%) MongoDB
6 7 (9.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (8.00%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
9 3 (4.00%) SAP HANA
9 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
10 2 (2.67%) GIS
10 2 (2.67%) Neo4j
10 2 (2.67%) QlikView
11 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.33%) KDB
11 1 (1.33%) MySQL
11 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.33%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.33%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (37.33%) Marketing
2 12 (16.00%) Finance
3 6 (8.00%) Banking
4 5 (6.67%) Games
5 2 (2.67%) Back Office
5 2 (2.67%) Retail
6 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.00%) scikit-learn
2 11 (14.67%) NumPy
3 10 (13.33%) Pandas
4 6 (8.00%) D3.js
5 4 (5.33%) SciPy
6 3 (4.00%) Celery
6 3 (4.00%) Kafka
6 3 (4.00%) PyMC3
7 2 (2.67%) Django
7 2 (2.67%) Flask
7 2 (2.67%) Matplotlib
7 2 (2.67%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (1.33%) Lucene
8 1 (1.33%) TensorFlow
8 1 (1.33%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 40 (53.33%) Statistics
2 38 (50.67%) Computer Science
3 35 (46.67%) Mathematics
4 22 (29.33%) Visualisation
5 21 (28.00%) Algorithms
6 17 (22.67%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (12.00%) Physics
8 6 (8.00%) Credit Risk
9 5 (6.67%) Economics
9 5 (6.67%) Neural Network
10 4 (5.33%) Clustering
10 4 (5.33%) Fintech
11 3 (4.00%) Data Integration
11 3 (4.00%) Market Risk
11 3 (4.00%) PMI
12 2 (2.67%) Artificial Intelligence
13 1 (1.33%) BBC
13 1 (1.33%) Life Science
13 1 (1.33%) Social Media
13 1 (1.33%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (73.33%) Machine Learning
2 51 (68.00%) Analytics
3 18 (24.00%) Data Analytics
4 14 (18.67%) Software Engineering
5 13 (17.33%) OO
6 12 (16.00%) MapReduce
7 11 (14.67%) Information Retrieval
7 11 (14.67%) Knowledge Discovery
7 11 (14.67%) Parallel Programming
7 11 (14.67%) Statistical Modelling
8 10 (13.33%) Data Visualisation
9 9 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (12.00%) Open Source
10 8 (10.67%) Predictive Modelling
11 7 (9.33%) Statistical Analysis
12 6 (8.00%) Data Management
13 5 (6.67%) Web Analytics
14 4 (5.33%) Data Analysis
14 4 (5.33%) Data Modelling
14 4 (5.33%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 51 (68.00%) Python
2 33 (44.00%) R
3 29 (38.67%) SQL
4 14 (18.67%) Java
5 13 (17.33%) MATLAB
6 12 (16.00%) Scala
7 6 (8.00%) C++
8 1 (1.33%) C
8 1 (1.33%) Cython
8 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.33%) Julia
Qualifications
1 49 (65.33%) PhD
2 22 (29.33%) Degree
3 3 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Docker
2 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.33%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) Cloudera
2 7 (9.33%) Hortonworks
3 6 (8.00%) Tableau
4 3 (4.00%) MapR
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle
4 3 (4.00%) SAP
4 3 (4.00%) Vertica
5 1 (1.33%) IBM
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