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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 580 694 815
Rank change year-on-year
+114 +121
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 322 210 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.19% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.20% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 272 173 46
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £83,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+21.17% -22.72%
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
97345 105192 99426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.69% 94.60% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 80380 86313 83740
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +83 237 £60,000 -7.69% 42
West Midlands +10 30 £52,500 +23.52% 3
South East +20 19 £36,500 -14.11% 4
South West +5 8 £38,250 -15.00% 1
Yorkshire +8 6 £45,000 -30.76%
North West +7 5 £43,000 +7.50%
East of England 0 5 £55,000 +46.66% 1
East Midlands - 1 £75,000 - 1
Data Scientist
UK

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 363 (69.67%) Analytics
2 336 (64.49%) R
3 315 (60.46%) Python
4 299 (57.39%) SQL
5 283 (54.32%) Big Data
6 250 (47.98%) Hadoop
7 203 (38.96%) Analytical Skills
8 194 (37.24%) Statistics
9 185 (35.51%) Algorithms
10 173 (33.21%) SAS
11 167 (32.05%) Visualisation
12 163 (31.29%) Machine Learning
13 161 (30.90%) Data Mining
14 150 (28.79%) Degree
15 144 (27.64%) Mathematics
16 138 (26.49%) PhD
16 138 (26.49%) Java
17 136 (26.10%) Computer Science
18 135 (25.91%) Apache Hive
19 134 (25.72%) MATLAB
20 130 (24.95%) Data Analysis
21 127 (24.38%) SPSS
22 126 (24.18%) Statistical Analysis
23 101 (19.39%) Statistical Modelling
24 97 (18.62%) Predictive Modelling
24 97 (18.62%) Marketing
25 91 (17.47%) NoSQL
25 91 (17.47%) Apache Pig
26 90 (17.27%) MapReduce
27 86 (16.51%) Business Intelligence

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 173 (33.21%) SAS
2 91 (17.47%) Apache Pig
3 37 (7.10%) Apache Spark
4 12 (2.30%) CMS
5 9 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.77%) Apache Solr
6 4 (0.77%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.19%) Apache
7 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.19%) Node.js
Applications
1 127 (24.38%) SPSS
2 23 (4.41%) MS Office
3 22 (4.22%) Weka
4 20 (3.84%) Stata
5 15 (2.88%) MS Excel
6 8 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (1.34%) CPLEX
8 6 (1.15%) Gephi
9 2 (0.38%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 61 (11.71%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (6.91%) Google Analytics
3 34 (6.53%) Amazon EC2
3 34 (6.53%) Amazon EMR
4 33 (6.33%) Amazon S3
5 6 (1.15%) SaaS
6 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.38%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (54.32%) Big Data
2 250 (47.98%) Hadoop
3 161 (30.90%) Data Mining
4 135 (25.91%) Apache Hive
5 91 (17.47%) NoSQL
6 82 (15.74%) MongoDB
7 73 (14.01%) Mahout
8 46 (8.83%) PostgreSQL
9 39 (7.49%) QlikView
10 35 (6.72%) Impala
11 33 (6.33%) HBase
12 25 (4.80%) Text Mining
13 22 (4.22%) Relational Database
14 21 (4.03%) SQL Server
15 16 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (3.07%) CouchDB
15 16 (3.07%) IBM InfoSphere
16 15 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
17 12 (2.30%) SAS Enterprise Miner
17 12 (2.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (6.53%) Git (software)
2 33 (6.33%) Jenkins
2 33 (6.33%) Yeoman
3 1 (0.19%) JIRA
3 1 (0.19%) Subversion
3 1 (0.19%) Hudson
3 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 97 (18.62%) Marketing
2 74 (14.20%) Finance
3 69 (13.24%) Retail
4 42 (8.06%) Telecoms
5 25 (4.80%) Games
6 5 (0.96%) Electronics
6 5 (0.96%) Publishing
7 4 (0.77%) Advertising
7 4 (0.77%) Back Office
7 4 (0.77%) Automotive
8 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.38%) Banking
8 2 (0.38%) Local Government
8 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.19%) Law
9 1 (0.19%) French Language
9 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (9.40%) scikit-learn
2 41 (7.87%) D3.js
2 41 (7.87%) Pandas
3 40 (7.68%) Natural Language Processing
4 34 (6.53%) SciPy
5 33 (6.33%) Cascalog
6 14 (2.69%) Cascading
7 8 (1.54%) RHadoop
7 8 (1.54%) MLlib
8 2 (0.38%) Lucene
8 2 (0.38%) Web Services
9 1 (0.19%) XML
9 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.19%) CSS
9 1 (0.19%) .NET
9 1 (0.19%) HTML
9 1 (0.19%) JSON
9 1 (0.19%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.19%) HTML5
9 1 (0.19%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 203 (38.96%) Analytical Skills
2 194 (37.24%) Statistics
3 185 (35.51%) Algorithms
4 167 (32.05%) Visualisation
5 144 (27.64%) Mathematics
6 136 (26.10%) Computer Science
7 71 (13.63%) Open Source
8 55 (10.56%) Artificial Intelligence
8 55 (10.56%) Neural Network
9 44 (8.45%) Physics
10 29 (5.57%) Applied Mathematics
11 27 (5.18%) Economics
11 27 (5.18%) Social Network
12 20 (3.84%) Credit Risk
13 16 (3.07%) Social Media
14 15 (2.88%) Digital Media
15 14 (2.69%) User Experience
16 13 (2.50%) Management Information System
17 12 (2.30%) Performance Metrics
18 9 (1.73%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.34%) Linux
2 5 (0.96%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (69.67%) Analytics
2 163 (31.29%) Machine Learning
3 130 (24.95%) Data Analysis
4 126 (24.18%) Statistical Analysis
5 101 (19.39%) Statistical Modelling
6 97 (18.62%) Predictive Modelling
7 90 (17.27%) MapReduce
8 86 (16.51%) Business Intelligence
9 78 (14.97%) Data Visualisation
10 72 (13.82%) Predictive Analytics
11 67 (12.86%) Data Modelling
12 54 (10.36%) Time Series Analysis
13 53 (10.17%) Data Analytics
14 52 (9.98%) Bayesian Methods
15 48 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
16 43 (8.25%) Big Data Analytics
17 42 (8.06%) Logistic Regression
18 39 (7.49%) Data Munging
19 35 (6.72%) Data Management
20 33 (6.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 336 (64.49%) R
2 315 (60.46%) Python
3 299 (57.39%) SQL
4 138 (26.49%) Java
5 134 (25.72%) MATLAB
6 73 (14.01%) C++
7 59 (11.32%) Scala
8 49 (9.40%) Clojure
9 46 (8.83%) VBA
10 44 (8.45%) C#
11 39 (7.49%) Ruby
12 34 (6.53%) Bash Shell
13 20 (3.84%) C
14 8 (1.54%) PHP
15 6 (1.15%) HiveQL
16 4 (0.77%) F#
16 4 (0.77%) JavaScript
16 4 (0.77%) Perl
17 3 (0.58%) Shell Script
18 1 (0.19%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 150 (28.79%) Degree
2 138 (26.49%) PhD
3 22 (4.22%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.92%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.38%) QA
1 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (6.33%) VirtualBox
2 27 (5.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 33 (6.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 51 (9.79%) Tableau
2 47 (9.02%) Google
3 43 (8.25%) Oracle
4 40 (7.68%) Microsoft
5 37 (7.10%) IBM
6 23 (4.41%) Cloudera
7 16 (3.07%) Greenplum
7 16 (3.07%) MapR
7 16 (3.07%) Hortonworks
8 8 (1.54%) Facebook
8 8 (1.54%) Netezza
9 7 (1.34%) Alteryx
10 6 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.38%) MicroStrategy
12 1 (0.19%) Adobe
12 1 (0.19%) Omniture
12 1 (0.19%) Minitab
12 1 (0.19%) Vertica
12 1 (0.19%) Jaspersoft
12 1 (0.19%) RapidMiner
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