The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Scientist role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 564 690 799
Rank change year-on-year
+126 +109
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 336 209 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.19% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.20% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 283 172 48
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £35,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £81,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -33.33%
Data Scientist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Scientist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Data Scientist
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Scientist across the England region.

Data Scientist Salary Trend in England

Data Scientist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Scientist across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Data Scientist Salary Histogram in England

Data Scientist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +96 264 £60,000 -7.69% 33
South East - 23 £42,500 - 5
East Midlands - 12 £46,250 -
West Midlands - 9 £52,500 -
East of England -9 7 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £40,000 -
North West -3 4 £57,500 +4.54%
South West -17 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Data Scientist
UK

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 454 (67.86%) Analytics
2 425 (63.53%) R
3 398 (59.49%) Python
4 381 (56.95%) SQL
5 336 (50.22%) Big Data
6 307 (45.89%) Hadoop
7 279 (41.70%) Analytical Skills
8 267 (39.91%) Statistics
9 224 (33.48%) Mathematics
10 214 (31.99%) SAS
11 205 (30.64%) Algorithms
12 204 (30.49%) Data Mining
13 200 (29.90%) Degree
14 184 (27.50%) Visualisation
15 181 (27.06%) Machine Learning
16 168 (25.11%) Java
17 159 (23.77%) Computer Science
18 152 (22.72%) Data Analysis
19 147 (21.97%) PhD
20 144 (21.52%) Apache Hive
21 143 (21.38%) MATLAB
22 130 (19.43%) Statistical Modelling
23 124 (18.54%) Statistical Analysis
24 117 (17.49%) Business Intelligence
25 112 (16.74%) SPSS
26 111 (16.59%) Marketing
27 107 (15.99%) Finance
28 106 (15.84%) Predictive Modelling
29 103 (15.40%) NoSQL
30 94 (14.05%) MongoDB

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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
1 214 (31.99%) SAS
2 89 (13.30%) Apache Pig
3 56 (8.37%) Apache Spark
4 15 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (1.94%) Apache Solr
6 6 (0.90%) CMS
6 6 (0.90%) Apache
7 3 (0.45%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.45%) IIS
8 2 (0.30%) IPython
9 1 (0.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 112 (16.74%) SPSS
2 22 (3.29%) MS Excel
3 20 (2.99%) MS Office
4 15 (2.24%) Weka
5 11 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (1.49%) Stata
7 7 (1.05%) CPLEX
8 6 (0.90%) GNU Octave
9 3 (0.45%) Gephi
10 2 (0.30%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.30%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 69 (10.31%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (5.98%) Google Analytics
3 36 (5.38%) Amazon EC2
3 36 (5.38%) Amazon EMR
4 35 (5.23%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.90%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (0.60%) SaaS
6 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.20%) Internet
2 4 (0.60%) Wireless
3 1 (0.15%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 336 (50.22%) Big Data
2 307 (45.89%) Hadoop
3 204 (30.49%) Data Mining
4 144 (21.52%) Apache Hive
5 103 (15.40%) NoSQL
6 94 (14.05%) MongoDB
7 72 (10.76%) Mahout
8 67 (10.01%) QlikView
9 56 (8.37%) PostgreSQL
10 40 (5.98%) SQL Server
11 37 (5.53%) Impala
12 32 (4.78%) Data Warehouse
12 32 (4.78%) Text Mining
13 31 (4.63%) Relational Database
14 29 (4.33%) HBase
15 22 (3.29%) Apache Cassandra
16 19 (2.84%) MySQL
17 17 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 13 (1.94%) CouchDB
18 13 (1.94%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 41 (6.13%) Git (software)
2 38 (5.68%) Jenkins
3 35 (5.23%) Yeoman
4 3 (0.45%) JIRA
4 3 (0.45%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.30%) Maven
6 1 (0.15%) Hudson
General
1 111 (16.59%) Marketing
2 107 (15.99%) Finance
3 82 (12.26%) Retail
4 52 (7.77%) Telecoms
5 22 (3.29%) Games
6 14 (2.09%) Banking
7 8 (1.20%) Publishing
8 7 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.75%) Automotive
10 4 (0.60%) Back Office
11 3 (0.45%) Electronics
11 3 (0.45%) Advertising
12 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.15%) Law
13 1 (0.15%) Legal
13 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.15%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (9.27%) D3.js
2 54 (8.07%) Natural Language Processing
3 50 (7.47%) scikit-learn
4 47 (7.03%) Pandas
5 40 (5.98%) SciPy
6 35 (5.23%) Cascalog
7 8 (1.20%) MLlib
8 7 (1.05%) RHadoop
9 6 (0.90%) .NET
10 4 (0.60%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.60%) XML
10 4 (0.60%) Cascading
11 3 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (0.45%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (0.45%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.45%) LINQ
11 3 (0.45%) NumPy
11 3 (0.45%) Entity Framework
11 3 (0.45%) Ninject
11 3 (0.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 279 (41.70%) Analytical Skills
2 267 (39.91%) Statistics
3 224 (33.48%) Mathematics
4 205 (30.64%) Algorithms
5 184 (27.50%) Visualisation
6 159 (23.77%) Computer Science
7 78 (11.66%) Physics
8 61 (9.12%) Neural Network
9 34 (5.08%) Economics
9 34 (5.08%) Social Network
10 32 (4.78%) Artificial Intelligence
11 24 (3.59%) Applied Mathematics
12 16 (2.39%) Credit Risk
12 16 (2.39%) Data Extraction
13 15 (2.24%) Social Media
14 13 (1.94%) Data Integration
14 13 (1.94%) Management Information System
14 13 (1.94%) Data Structures
15 12 (1.79%) Digital Media
16 10 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (1.79%) Linux
2 5 (0.75%) UNIX
2 5 (0.75%) Windows
3 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 454 (67.86%) Analytics
2 181 (27.06%) Machine Learning
3 152 (22.72%) Data Analysis
4 130 (19.43%) Statistical Modelling
5 124 (18.54%) Statistical Analysis
6 117 (17.49%) Business Intelligence
7 106 (15.84%) Predictive Modelling
8 93 (13.90%) Data Visualisation
9 92 (13.75%) Data Analytics
10 75 (11.21%) Predictive Analytics
11 74 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
12 71 (10.61%) Open Source
13 64 (9.57%) MapReduce
14 63 (9.42%) Data Modelling
15 62 (9.27%) Bayesian Methods
16 61 (9.12%) Time Series Analysis
17 50 (7.47%) Data Management
18 48 (7.17%) Data Munging
19 43 (6.43%) Big Data Analytics
20 39 (5.83%) Logistic Regression
Programming Languages
1 425 (63.53%) R
2 398 (59.49%) Python
3 381 (56.95%) SQL
4 168 (25.11%) Java
5 143 (21.38%) MATLAB
6 71 (10.61%) C++
7 51 (7.62%) Scala
8 49 (7.32%) Clojure
9 47 (7.03%) VBA
10 45 (6.73%) C#
11 37 (5.53%) Bash Shell
12 35 (5.23%) Ruby
13 14 (2.09%) JavaScript
14 10 (1.49%) Perl
14 10 (1.49%) C
15 6 (0.90%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.45%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.45%) F#
16 3 (0.45%) HiveQL
17 2 (0.30%) Go
Qualifications
1 200 (29.90%) Degree
2 147 (21.97%) PhD
3 24 (3.59%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.94%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.45%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 35 (5.23%) VirtualBox
2 20 (2.99%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 35 (5.23%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 80 (11.96%) Tableau
2 51 (7.62%) Oracle
3 50 (7.47%) Google
4 38 (5.68%) IBM
5 37 (5.53%) Microsoft
6 30 (4.48%) Cloudera
7 21 (3.14%) Netezza
8 14 (2.09%) Greenplum
9 13 (1.94%) Teradata
9 13 (1.94%) Hortonworks
9 13 (1.94%) MapR
10 12 (1.79%) Alteryx
10 12 (1.79%) Ab Initio
10 12 (1.79%) Informatica
11 10 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (1.35%) RapidMiner
13 7 (1.05%) Facebook
13 7 (1.05%) Splunk
14 6 (0.90%) TIBCO
15 3 (0.45%) Minitab
North London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum £30,000 - £55,000 Doe
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Jonathan Garth
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Very competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Options, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Options, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus (up to 25%), Pension, Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 80,000-100,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £140000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 65000-75000 + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare, Holiday and more
Posted: 5 days ago
London
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £80k plus Car Allowance, Health Care and Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nakama
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago