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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 621 741 828
Rank change year-on-year
+120 +87
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 231 122 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.12% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.13% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 206 114 32
Average salary £57,500 £62,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £102,200
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
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
94349 93880 96743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.44% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78390 76321 82592
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +78 178 £57,500 -11.53% 18
West Midlands - 17 £52,500 - 2
South East -17 12 £62,500 +85.18% 3
Yorkshire +2 11 £45,000 -30.76%
East of England +3 9 £50,000 +33.33% 1
South West -19 2 £39,000 -
Data Scientist
UK

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 259 (65.40%) Analytics
2 248 (62.63%) R
3 226 (57.07%) Python
4 222 (56.06%) Big Data
5 211 (53.28%) SQL
6 174 (43.94%) Hadoop
7 166 (41.92%) Algorithms
8 137 (34.60%) Analytical Skills
9 130 (32.83%) Statistics
10 125 (31.57%) Data Mining
11 124 (31.31%) PhD
12 123 (31.06%) Machine Learning
13 120 (30.30%) Java
14 119 (30.05%) Visualisation
15 118 (29.80%) SAS
16 113 (28.54%) Data Analysis
17 109 (27.53%) Computer Science
18 106 (26.77%) Degree
18 106 (26.77%) MATLAB
19 102 (25.76%) Mathematics
20 99 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
21 91 (22.98%) Apache Hive
22 86 (21.72%) SPSS
23 76 (19.19%) MapReduce
23 76 (19.19%) Statistical Modelling
24 65 (16.41%) Apache Pig
24 65 (16.41%) Marketing
25 62 (15.66%) Predictive Modelling
26 61 (15.40%) Business Intelligence
27 60 (15.15%) Finance

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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
1 118 (29.80%) SAS
2 65 (16.41%) Apache Pig
3 23 (5.81%) Apache Spark
4 9 (2.27%) CMS
5 6 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.51%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.25%) Node.js
7 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 86 (21.72%) SPSS
2 23 (5.81%) Weka
3 20 (5.05%) Stata
4 18 (4.55%) MS Office
5 9 (2.27%) CPLEX
6 8 (2.02%) MS Excel
7 4 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.76%) Gephi
9 2 (0.51%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 20 (5.05%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.25%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
1 24 (6.06%) Amazon EMR
2 23 (5.81%) Amazon S3
2 23 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.76%) SaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.51%) Broadband
2 1 (0.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (56.06%) Big Data
2 174 (43.94%) Hadoop
3 125 (31.57%) Data Mining
4 91 (22.98%) Apache Hive
5 60 (15.15%) NoSQL
6 54 (13.64%) Mahout
6 54 (13.64%) MongoDB
7 30 (7.58%) QlikView
8 26 (6.57%) Impala
8 26 (6.57%) HBase
9 24 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (5.81%) Relational Database
11 20 (5.05%) SQL Server
12 18 (4.55%) Text Mining
13 15 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (2.78%) SAS Enterprise Miner
14 11 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (2.78%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 26 (6.57%) Git (software)
2 25 (6.31%) Jenkins
3 23 (5.81%) Yeoman
4 1 (0.25%) Spock
4 1 (0.25%) Geb
4 1 (0.25%) Mockito
4 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.25%) Hudson
4 1 (0.25%) Gradle
4 1 (0.25%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.25%) Subversion
4 1 (0.25%) Maven
4 1 (0.25%) JIRA
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 65 (16.41%) Marketing
2 60 (15.15%) Finance
3 43 (10.86%) Retail
4 26 (6.57%) Telecoms
5 21 (5.30%) Games
6 5 (1.26%) Publishing
6 5 (1.26%) Electronics
7 4 (1.01%) Advertising
8 3 (0.76%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.76%) Back Office
9 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.51%) Automotive
9 2 (0.51%) Local Government
9 2 (0.51%) Banking
9 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.25%) French Language
10 1 (0.25%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.25%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.82%) D3.js
1 27 (6.82%) Pandas
2 26 (6.57%) Natural Language Processing
3 24 (6.06%) SciPy
4 23 (5.81%) Cascalog
5 19 (4.80%) Cascading
6 2 (0.51%) RHadoop
6 2 (0.51%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.51%) Web Services
7 1 (0.25%) Spring
7 1 (0.25%) JSON
7 1 (0.25%) LINQ
7 1 (0.25%) RESTful
7 1 (0.25%) NumPy
7 1 (0.25%) .NET
7 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.25%) ExpressJS
Miscellaneous
1 166 (41.92%) Algorithms
2 137 (34.60%) Analytical Skills
3 130 (32.83%) Statistics
4 119 (30.05%) Visualisation
5 109 (27.53%) Computer Science
6 102 (25.76%) Mathematics
7 49 (12.37%) Open Source
8 48 (12.12%) Artificial Intelligence
9 38 (9.60%) Physics
10 36 (9.09%) Neural Network
11 23 (5.81%) Applied Mathematics
11 23 (5.81%) Credit Risk
12 22 (5.56%) Economics
13 18 (4.55%) Social Media
14 14 (3.54%) User Experience
15 13 (3.28%) Psychology
16 12 (3.03%) Social Network
16 12 (3.03%) Digital Media
17 11 (2.78%) Management Information System
18 10 (2.53%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.26%) Linux
2 3 (0.76%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (65.40%) Analytics
2 123 (31.06%) Machine Learning
3 113 (28.54%) Data Analysis
4 99 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 76 (19.19%) MapReduce
5 76 (19.19%) Statistical Modelling
6 62 (15.66%) Predictive Modelling
7 61 (15.40%) Business Intelligence
8 54 (13.64%) Predictive Analytics
9 52 (13.13%) Data Visualisation
10 51 (12.88%) Bayesian Methods
11 47 (11.87%) Time Series Analysis
11 47 (11.87%) Data Modelling
12 44 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (7.83%) Data Management
14 30 (7.58%) Coaching
15 29 (7.32%) Logistic Regression
16 26 (6.57%) OO
17 25 (6.31%) Data Analytics
18 24 (6.06%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 248 (62.63%) R
2 226 (57.07%) Python
3 211 (53.28%) SQL
4 120 (30.30%) Java
5 106 (26.77%) MATLAB
6 60 (15.15%) C++
7 59 (14.90%) Scala
8 35 (8.84%) Clojure
9 34 (8.59%) VBA
10 33 (8.33%) Ruby
11 30 (7.58%) C#
12 23 (5.81%) Bash Shell
13 16 (4.04%) C
14 10 (2.53%) PHP
15 7 (1.77%) Perl
16 5 (1.26%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.76%) HiveQL
18 2 (0.51%) JavaScript
19 1 (0.25%) XQuery
19 1 (0.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 124 (31.31%) PhD
2 106 (26.77%) Degree
3 8 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.02%) Postgraduate
4 7 (1.77%) VCP4
5 5 (1.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 23 (5.81%) VirtualBox
2 22 (5.56%) HDFS
3 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 23 (5.81%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.25%) Oozie
2 1 (0.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 34 (8.59%) Oracle
2 33 (8.33%) Tableau
3 29 (7.32%) Google
4 26 (6.57%) Microsoft
5 22 (5.56%) IBM
6 16 (4.04%) Cloudera
7 11 (2.78%) Greenplum
7 11 (2.78%) Hortonworks
7 11 (2.78%) MapR
8 10 (2.53%) Netezza
9 5 (1.26%) Facebook
10 3 (0.76%) Teradata
10 3 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.51%) Informatica
11 2 (0.51%) MicroStrategy
12 1 (0.25%) Minitab
12 1 (0.25%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.25%) Omniture
12 1 (0.25%) Vertica
12 1 (0.25%) Talend
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