The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Data Scientist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 541 605 748
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +143
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 374 356 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.35% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.36% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 333 293 156
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £88,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
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
88379 98270 105547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.34% 96.20% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 75125 82336 85945
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Data Scientist in the job title.

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 26 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the England region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +41 278 £62,500 +4.16% 33
South West - 27 £50,000 - 3
South East +23 25 £52,500 +16.66% 4
North West +32 21 £39,000 -32.17% 4
Yorkshire +34 8 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East of England +26 5 £42,500 -15.00%
North East - 5 £50,000 -
West Midlands -13 2 £45,000 -16.27% 1
East Midlands -3 1 £50,000 +33.33%
Data Scientist
UK

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 England region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 587 (72.83%) Python
2 584 (72.46%) Machine Learning
3 518 (64.27%) Analytics
4 499 (61.91%) SQL
5 464 (57.57%) R
6 347 (43.05%) Big Data
7 318 (39.45%) Analytical Skills
8 315 (39.08%) Statistics
9 294 (36.48%) Hadoop
10 284 (35.24%) PhD
11 281 (34.86%) Mathematics
12 255 (31.64%) Computer Science
13 244 (30.27%) Degree
14 236 (29.28%) Algorithms
15 230 (28.54%) Data Mining
16 224 (27.79%) Java
17 222 (27.54%) Apache Spark
18 217 (26.92%) Data Analytics
19 216 (26.80%) Visualisation
20 196 (24.32%) SAS
21 185 (22.95%) Data Analysis
22 184 (22.83%) Finance
23 153 (18.98%) MATLAB
24 143 (17.74%) NoSQL
25 140 (17.37%) Predictive Modelling
26 138 (17.12%) Statistical Modelling
27 128 (15.88%) Data Visualisation
27 128 (15.88%) C++
28 126 (15.63%) Marketing
29 119 (14.76%) Apache Hive

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 222 (27.54%) Apache Spark
2 196 (24.32%) SAS
3 79 (9.80%) Apache Pig
4 33 (4.09%) Apache
5 16 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (1.86%) IPython
6 15 (1.86%) Jupyter
7 8 (0.99%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 94 (11.66%) SPSS
2 16 (1.99%) GNU Octave
3 12 (1.49%) MS Excel
4 8 (0.99%) MS Office
5 7 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.62%) S-PLUS
7 4 (0.50%) Stata
7 4 (0.50%) Weka
8 3 (0.37%) Gephi
9 2 (0.25%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 16 (1.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.37%) Oracle AML
3 1 (0.12%) Unica
3 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 80 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (3.35%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (1.99%) Amazon S3
4 16 (1.99%) IBM Cloud
5 13 (1.61%) Amazon EMR
5 13 (1.61%) Amazon Kinesis
5 13 (1.61%) Google Analytics
6 9 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 4 (0.50%) PaaS
9 3 (0.37%) SaaS
10 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.12%) Data Lake Analytics
11 1 (0.12%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.23%) Internet
2 3 (0.37%) Skype
3 1 (0.12%) BGP
3 1 (0.12%) DNS
3 1 (0.12%) HTTP
3 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (43.05%) Big Data
2 294 (36.48%) Hadoop
3 230 (28.54%) Data Mining
4 143 (17.74%) NoSQL
5 119 (14.76%) Apache Hive
6 77 (9.55%) MongoDB
7 56 (6.95%) Apache Cassandra
8 49 (6.08%) QlikView
9 47 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
10 46 (5.71%) Amazon Redshift
11 45 (5.58%) MySQL
11 45 (5.58%) Relational Database
12 37 (4.59%) Neo4j
13 36 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
14 34 (4.22%) Impala
15 30 (3.72%) SQL Server
16 25 (3.10%) HBase
16 25 (3.10%) Text Mining
17 22 (2.73%) Mahout
18 16 (1.99%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 40 (4.96%) Vagrant
2 37 (4.59%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.61%) Jenkins
3 13 (1.61%) Yeoman
4 6 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.37%) Mercurial
5 3 (0.37%) Subversion
6 2 (0.25%) JIRA
General
1 184 (22.83%) Finance
2 126 (15.63%) Marketing
3 65 (8.06%) Retail
4 42 (5.21%) Games
5 40 (4.96%) Banking
6 39 (4.84%) Telecoms
7 28 (3.47%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.49%) Publishing
9 11 (1.36%) Electronics
10 10 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (1.12%) Advertising
12 8 (0.99%) Front Office
13 6 (0.74%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.50%) Back Office
14 4 (0.50%) Law
15 2 (0.25%) Billing
15 2 (0.25%) iGaming
15 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (8.56%) Natural Language Processing
2 46 (5.71%) scikit-learn
3 40 (4.96%) D3.js
4 39 (4.84%) SciPy
5 37 (4.59%) Pandas
6 28 (3.47%) NumPy
7 27 (3.35%) Lucene
8 17 (2.11%) JSON
9 16 (1.99%) Kafka
10 15 (1.86%) Spark Streaming
10 15 (1.86%) XML
11 13 (1.61%) Cascalog
12 8 (0.99%) REST
12 8 (0.99%) Theano
13 7 (0.87%) Cascading
14 6 (0.74%) Web Services
15 5 (0.62%) HTML
16 4 (0.50%) Matplotlib
17 3 (0.37%) Node.js
17 3 (0.37%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 318 (39.45%) Analytical Skills
2 315 (39.08%) Statistics
3 281 (34.86%) Mathematics
4 255 (31.64%) Computer Science
5 236 (29.28%) Algorithms
6 216 (26.80%) Visualisation
7 101 (12.53%) Physics
8 60 (7.44%) Artificial Intelligence
9 55 (6.82%) Neural Network
10 38 (4.71%) Fintech
11 26 (3.23%) Economics
12 17 (2.11%) Social Media
13 15 (1.86%) Applied Mathematics
14 14 (1.74%) Cybercrime
15 11 (1.36%) Smart Meter
16 10 (1.24%) Credit Risk
16 10 (1.24%) Data Structures
17 9 (1.12%) User Experience
18 8 (0.99%) Management Information System
19 7 (0.87%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 19 (2.36%) Linux
2 10 (1.24%) Unix
3 3 (0.37%) Windows
4 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.12%) Android
5 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 584 (72.46%) Machine Learning
2 518 (64.27%) Analytics
3 217 (26.92%) Data Analytics
4 185 (22.95%) Data Analysis
5 140 (17.37%) Predictive Modelling
6 138 (17.12%) Statistical Modelling
7 128 (15.88%) Data Visualisation
8 106 (13.15%) Business Intelligence
9 104 (12.90%) Statistical Analysis
10 82 (10.17%) MapReduce
11 80 (9.93%) Open Source
12 71 (8.81%) Big Data Analytics
13 69 (8.56%) Software Engineering
14 55 (6.82%) Bayesian Methods
15 54 (6.70%) ETL
16 52 (6.45%) E-Commerce
17 49 (6.08%) Agile Software Development
18 48 (5.96%) Sentiment Analysis
19 46 (5.71%) Predictive Analytics
20 45 (5.58%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 587 (72.83%) Python
2 499 (61.91%) SQL
3 464 (57.57%) R
4 224 (27.79%) Java
5 153 (18.98%) MATLAB
6 128 (15.88%) C++
7 108 (13.40%) Scala
8 47 (5.83%) JavaScript
9 39 (4.84%) C
10 28 (3.47%) Perl
11 25 (3.10%) VBA
12 22 (2.73%) C#
13 20 (2.48%) Ruby
14 18 (2.23%) Clojure
15 16 (1.99%) Cypher
16 14 (1.74%) Bash Shell
17 11 (1.36%) Julia
18 10 (1.24%) Shell Script
19 9 (1.12%) PHP
20 4 (0.50%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 284 (35.24%) PhD
2 244 (30.27%) Degree
3 25 (3.10%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.36%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.24%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.12%) CIMA
6 1 (0.12%) MBA
6 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.99%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.24%) QA
3 1 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.12%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 38 (4.71%) Docker
1 38 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
2 31 (3.85%) VirtualBox
3 11 (1.36%) HDFS
4 2 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (0.25%) Mesos
2 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.12%) Kibana
2 1 (0.12%) logstash
Vendors
1 102 (12.66%) Tableau
2 40 (4.96%) Cloudera
3 37 (4.59%) IBM
3 37 (4.59%) Oracle
4 33 (4.09%) Hortonworks
5 29 (3.60%) Google
6 20 (2.48%) SAP
7 15 (1.86%) TIBCO
8 13 (1.61%) Microsoft
9 12 (1.49%) MicroStrategy
9 12 (1.49%) Splunk
10 10 (1.24%) RapidMiner
10 10 (1.24%) Vertica
11 9 (1.12%) Omniture
12 8 (0.99%) Hitachi
13 7 (0.87%) Alteryx
13 7 (0.87%) MapR
14 6 (0.74%) Informatica
14 6 (0.74%) Talend
15 5 (0.62%) Sybase
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Provide Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Propel London
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £100,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £100,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £120000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
KDR Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + equity
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus & Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum inc Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Warwickshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Profit Share Scheme + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Churchill Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Exeter
Churchill Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago