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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 519 624 764
Rank change year-on-year
+105 +140
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 456 325 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.32% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 389 275 182
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £83,750
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +23.52%
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
93191 100011 107473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.55% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79083 82449 87918
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
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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 +76 338 £62,500 +4.16% 43
South East +57 43 £57,500 +29.21% 7
South West +25 33 £60,000 +53.84% 5
North West +23 13 £43,750 +1.74% 4
West Midlands -37 12 £65,000 +23.80% 1
East of England +10 5 £50,000 -4.76%
Yorkshire +11 4 £25,000 -44.44% 3
East Midlands -2 3 £55,000 -26.66%
North East - 3 £45,000 - 1
Data Scientist
UK

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 584 (66.14%) Python
2 552 (62.51%) Analytics
3 535 (60.59%) Machine Learning
4 526 (59.57%) R
5 484 (54.81%) SQL
6 433 (49.04%) Big Data
7 370 (41.90%) Hadoop
8 360 (40.77%) Statistics
9 335 (37.94%) Analytical Skills
10 311 (35.22%) Mathematics
11 307 (34.77%) Algorithms
12 266 (30.12%) PhD
13 259 (29.33%) Java
13 259 (29.33%) Apache Spark
14 255 (28.88%) Degree
15 246 (27.86%) Data Mining
16 235 (26.61%) Computer Science
17 224 (25.37%) Visualisation
18 218 (24.69%) Data Analysis
19 184 (20.84%) Data Analytics
20 173 (19.59%) NoSQL
21 172 (19.48%) Finance
22 168 (19.03%) SAS
23 164 (18.57%) MATLAB
24 161 (18.23%) Statistical Modelling
25 151 (17.10%) Predictive Modelling
26 145 (16.42%) Scala
27 137 (15.52%) Physics
28 135 (15.29%) Marketing
29 131 (14.84%) Apache Hive

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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
1 259 (29.33%) Apache Spark
2 168 (19.03%) SAS
3 87 (9.85%) Apache Pig
4 45 (5.10%) Apache
5 22 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (2.04%) Node.js
7 8 (0.91%) IPython
8 7 (0.79%) Jupyter
9 4 (0.45%) Confluence
10 1 (0.11%) CMS
Applications
1 65 (7.36%) SPSS
2 21 (2.38%) MS Excel
3 12 (1.36%) GNU Octave
3 12 (1.36%) Weka
4 11 (1.25%) Mathematica
5 10 (1.13%) Gephi
6 6 (0.68%) MS Office
7 2 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.23%) Stata
8 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 62 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (1.70%) Amazon EMR
5 14 (1.59%) Amazon S3
5 14 (1.59%) Google Analytics
6 11 (1.25%) GitHub
7 10 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
9 5 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.34%) PaaS
10 3 (0.34%) SaaS
11 1 (0.11%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.15%) Internet
2 4 (0.45%) HTTP
3 2 (0.23%) Network Security
4 1 (0.11%) BGP
4 1 (0.11%) Broadband
4 1 (0.11%) DNS
4 1 (0.11%) DSL
4 1 (0.11%) Firewall
4 1 (0.11%) Skype
4 1 (0.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 433 (49.04%) Big Data
2 370 (41.90%) Hadoop
3 246 (27.86%) Data Mining
4 173 (19.59%) NoSQL
5 131 (14.84%) Apache Hive
6 111 (12.57%) MongoDB
7 97 (10.99%) Apache Cassandra
8 63 (7.13%) Relational Database
9 53 (6.00%) MySQL
10 46 (5.21%) Neo4j
11 39 (4.42%) QlikView
12 37 (4.19%) SQL Server
13 35 (3.96%) Impala
14 33 (3.74%) Text Mining
15 31 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
16 28 (3.17%) Amazon Redshift
16 28 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
16 28 (3.17%) Mahout
17 19 (2.15%) HBase
18 15 (1.70%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 39 (4.42%) Git (software)
2 24 (2.72%) Vagrant
3 23 (2.60%) Jenkins
4 13 (1.47%) Talend Open Studio
4 13 (1.47%) Yeoman
5 11 (1.25%) Mercurial
5 11 (1.25%) Subversion
6 4 (0.45%) JIRA
7 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 172 (19.48%) Finance
2 135 (15.29%) Marketing
3 71 (8.04%) Retail
4 38 (4.30%) Games
5 36 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 33 (3.74%) Banking
7 22 (2.49%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.70%) Advertising
9 10 (1.13%) Electronics
10 9 (1.02%) Automotive
11 8 (0.91%) Aerospace
11 8 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.79%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.68%) Front Office
14 4 (0.45%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.34%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.34%) Publishing
16 2 (0.23%) French Language
16 2 (0.23%) Music Industry
17 1 (0.11%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (6.23%) Natural Language Processing
2 53 (6.00%) D3.js
3 47 (5.32%) Pandas
4 44 (4.98%) SciPy
5 35 (3.96%) scikit-learn
6 29 (3.28%) NumPy
7 27 (3.06%) XML
8 26 (2.94%) Kafka
9 16 (1.81%) MLlib
10 13 (1.47%) Cascalog
10 13 (1.47%) JSON
11 12 (1.36%) .NET
12 11 (1.25%) Lucene
12 11 (1.25%) Spark Streaming
13 10 (1.13%) Middleware
13 10 (1.13%) Spring XD
14 9 (1.02%) REST
14 9 (1.02%) RHadoop
14 9 (1.02%) Web Services
15 7 (0.79%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 360 (40.77%) Statistics
2 335 (37.94%) Analytical Skills
3 311 (35.22%) Mathematics
4 307 (34.77%) Algorithms
5 235 (26.61%) Computer Science
6 224 (25.37%) Visualisation
7 137 (15.52%) Physics
8 59 (6.68%) Artificial Intelligence
9 41 (4.64%) Applied Mathematics
10 40 (4.53%) Management Information System
11 38 (4.30%) Digital Media
12 37 (4.19%) Social Media
13 34 (3.85%) Economics
14 25 (2.83%) Fintech
14 25 (2.83%) Neural Network
15 16 (1.81%) Data Structures
16 13 (1.47%) Data Integration
17 11 (1.25%) Hedge funds
17 11 (1.25%) Mobile App
18 9 (1.02%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 39 (4.42%) Linux
2 21 (2.38%) Unix
3 7 (0.79%) Android
3 7 (0.79%) Apple iOS
3 7 (0.79%) Windows
4 5 (0.57%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 552 (62.51%) Analytics
2 535 (60.59%) Machine Learning
3 218 (24.69%) Data Analysis
4 184 (20.84%) Data Analytics
5 161 (18.23%) Statistical Modelling
6 151 (17.10%) Predictive Modelling
7 131 (14.84%) Data Visualisation
8 121 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
9 86 (9.74%) Open Source
10 84 (9.51%) Statistical Analysis
11 76 (8.61%) Software Engineering
12 74 (8.38%) Data Management
13 68 (7.70%) Agile Software Development
14 66 (7.47%) MapReduce
15 64 (7.25%) Big Data Analytics
16 56 (6.34%) E-Commerce
17 51 (5.78%) ETL
17 51 (5.78%) Predictive Analytics
18 50 (5.66%) Data Modelling
19 46 (5.21%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 584 (66.14%) Python
2 526 (59.57%) R
3 484 (54.81%) SQL
4 259 (29.33%) Java
5 164 (18.57%) MATLAB
6 145 (16.42%) Scala
7 115 (13.02%) C++
8 71 (8.04%) JavaScript
9 47 (5.32%) C
10 32 (3.62%) C#
10 32 (3.62%) Perl
11 30 (3.40%) Ruby
12 27 (3.06%) VBA
13 22 (2.49%) Clojure
14 15 (1.70%) Bash Shell
15 12 (1.36%) F#
16 10 (1.13%) Cython
17 9 (1.02%) PHP
17 9 (1.02%) Shell Script
18 8 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 266 (30.12%) PhD
2 255 (28.88%) Degree
3 26 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.25%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.79%) Postgraduate
6 5 (0.57%) MBA
7 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.93%) Data Quality
2 12 (1.36%) QA
3 1 (0.11%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 24 (2.72%) VirtualBox
2 19 (2.15%) Docker
3 13 (1.47%) HDFS
4 5 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.23%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 10 (1.13%) Puppet
2 7 (0.79%) Mesos
3 6 (0.68%) Kibana
4 5 (0.57%) logstash
5 3 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 99 (11.21%) Tableau
2 44 (4.98%) Oracle
3 34 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 29 (3.28%) Cloudera
4 29 (3.28%) Google
5 26 (2.94%) Hortonworks
6 24 (2.72%) Splunk
7 18 (2.04%) IBM
8 14 (1.59%) Greenplum
9 13 (1.47%) Talend
9 13 (1.47%) TIBCO
10 12 (1.36%) SAP
11 10 (1.13%) MuleSoft
11 10 (1.13%) RapidMiner
12 8 (0.91%) Facebook
12 8 (0.91%) MicroStrategy
12 8 (0.91%) Omniture
13 7 (0.79%) Netezza
14 6 (0.68%) Cognos
15 4 (0.45%) Atlassian
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus & bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £38000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Consulting Point Executive Search and Selection Ltd
Salary: car allowance, Pension, bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 basic (Plus substantial package)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Employee share scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago