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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 522 584 779
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +195
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 370 368 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.37% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.38% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 327 312 143
Median salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,200
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £77,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
81279 96326 102960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.49% 96.62% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 67994 81128 85922
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +24 253 £70,000 +7.69% 47
North West +4 34 £47,500 +5.55% 7
South East +57 27 £58,500 +17.00% 12
South West +8 14 £50,000 +33.33% 1
East Midlands - 14 £45,000 -
West Midlands +2 12 £45,000 -25.00%
Yorkshire +24 9 £45,000 +2.85% 3
East of England +8 8 £57,500 -8.00% 5
North East +9 2 £53,750 +34.37%
Data Scientist
UK

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 589 (78.53%) Python
2 515 (68.67%) Machine Learning
3 445 (59.33%) R
4 426 (56.80%) Analytics
5 399 (53.20%) SQL
6 307 (40.93%) PhD
7 290 (38.67%) Mathematics
7 290 (38.67%) Big Data
8 286 (38.13%) Statistics
9 280 (37.33%) Computer Science
10 267 (35.60%) Degree
11 255 (34.00%) Hadoop
12 240 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
12 240 (32.00%) Algorithms
13 202 (26.93%) Java
14 200 (26.67%) Apache Spark
15 180 (24.00%) Data Mining
16 179 (23.87%) SAS
17 178 (23.73%) Data Analytics
18 174 (23.20%) Finance
19 168 (22.40%) Visualisation
20 150 (20.00%) Data Analysis
21 146 (19.47%) MATLAB
22 133 (17.73%) Marketing
23 120 (16.00%) Physics
24 110 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
25 109 (14.53%) C++
25 109 (14.53%) Statistical Analysis
26 108 (14.40%) Statistical Modelling
27 106 (14.13%) Scala

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
1 200 (26.67%) Apache Spark
2 179 (23.87%) SAS
3 54 (7.20%) Apache Pig
4 27 (3.60%) Apache
5 20 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.20%) Apache Solr
7 6 (0.80%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.40%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.40%) IPython
8 3 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 91 (12.13%) SPSS
2 26 (3.47%) MS Excel
3 18 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (2.00%) MS Office
5 14 (1.87%) Stata
6 12 (1.60%) GNU Octave
7 5 (0.67%) EViews
8 4 (0.53%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.27%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.27%) CPLEX
9 2 (0.27%) Gephi
10 1 (0.13%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 9 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.40%) Oracle AML
3 2 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.13%) Unica
4 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 47 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (1.87%) Amazon S3
5 8 (1.07%) Amazon EMR
5 8 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.80%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.53%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (0.53%) PaaS
9 2 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.13%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.13%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.07%) Internet
2 2 (0.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (38.67%) Big Data
2 255 (34.00%) Hadoop
3 180 (24.00%) Data Mining
4 102 (13.60%) NoSQL
5 80 (10.67%) Apache Hive
6 63 (8.40%) MongoDB
7 53 (7.07%) Relational Database
8 42 (5.60%) SQL Server
9 35 (4.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 32 (4.27%) MySQL
11 25 (3.33%) HBase
11 25 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
12 24 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (2.53%) Amazon Redshift
14 18 (2.40%) Neo4j
14 18 (2.40%) QlikView
14 18 (2.40%) Text Mining
15 17 (2.27%) Impala
15 17 (2.27%) RDBMS
16 14 (1.87%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 19 (2.53%) Vagrant
2 16 (2.13%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.07%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.07%) Yeoman
4 5 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
General
1 174 (23.20%) Finance
2 133 (17.73%) Marketing
3 50 (6.67%) Retail
4 37 (4.93%) Banking
5 31 (4.13%) Games
6 30 (4.00%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.93%) Advertising
8 20 (2.67%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.60%) Publishing
10 9 (1.20%) Electronics
11 7 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.80%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.53%) Back Office
13 4 (0.53%) Front Office
14 2 (0.27%) Automotive
14 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.27%) Law
14 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.13%) Billing
15 1 (0.13%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (6.53%) Natural Language Processing
2 48 (6.40%) scikit-learn
3 40 (5.33%) Pandas
4 39 (5.20%) NumPy
5 25 (3.33%) SciPy
6 24 (3.20%) D3.js
7 13 (1.73%) Django
8 11 (1.47%) Lucene
9 10 (1.33%) Matplotlib
10 9 (1.20%) Celery
11 8 (1.07%) Cascalog
11 8 (1.07%) Theano
12 7 (0.93%) HTML
13 6 (0.80%) XML
14 5 (0.67%) Kafka
14 5 (0.67%) TensorFlow
15 4 (0.53%) PyMC3
16 3 (0.40%) MLlib
16 3 (0.40%) Polymer
16 3 (0.40%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 290 (38.67%) Mathematics
2 286 (38.13%) Statistics
3 280 (37.33%) Computer Science
4 240 (32.00%) Algorithms
4 240 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
5 168 (22.40%) Visualisation
6 120 (16.00%) Physics
7 61 (8.13%) Artificial Intelligence
8 48 (6.40%) Neural Network
9 27 (3.60%) Fintech
10 21 (2.80%) Economics
11 20 (2.67%) Applied Mathematics
11 20 (2.67%) Credit Risk
12 15 (2.00%) Social Media
13 11 (1.47%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.20%) Cybercrime
14 9 (1.20%) Mobile App
14 9 (1.20%) Psychology
15 8 (1.07%) Data Extraction
16 7 (0.93%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 23 (3.07%) Unix
2 19 (2.53%) Linux
3 1 (0.13%) Android
3 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 515 (68.67%) Machine Learning
2 426 (56.80%) Analytics
3 178 (23.73%) Data Analytics
4 150 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 110 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
6 109 (14.53%) Statistical Analysis
7 108 (14.40%) Statistical Modelling
8 92 (12.27%) Predictive Modelling
9 89 (11.87%) Data Visualisation
10 83 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
11 66 (8.80%) Software Engineering
12 58 (7.73%) Open Source
13 51 (6.80%) Bayesian Methods
14 50 (6.67%) E-Commerce
15 44 (5.87%) Predictive Analytics
16 43 (5.73%) Data Modelling
16 43 (5.73%) Operations Research
17 42 (5.60%) Deep Learning
17 42 (5.60%) ETL
17 42 (5.60%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 589 (78.53%) Python
2 445 (59.33%) R
3 399 (53.20%) SQL
4 202 (26.93%) Java
5 146 (19.47%) MATLAB
6 109 (14.53%) C++
7 106 (14.13%) Scala
8 49 (6.53%) C#
9 40 (5.33%) C
10 28 (3.73%) Perl
11 26 (3.47%) VBA
12 17 (2.27%) PHP
13 16 (2.13%) JavaScript
14 13 (1.73%) Clojure
15 12 (1.60%) Ruby
16 10 (1.33%) Cypher
16 10 (1.33%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.07%) Bash Shell
18 7 (0.93%) Julia
19 5 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 307 (40.93%) PhD
2 267 (35.60%) Degree
3 9 (1.20%) Postgraduate
4 4 (0.53%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.40%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.13%) CIMA
6 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.40%) QA
3 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 19 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
2 14 (1.87%) Docker
3 12 (1.60%) VirtualBox
4 8 (1.07%) HDFS
5 2 (0.27%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 49 (6.53%) Tableau
2 31 (4.13%) Cloudera
3 25 (3.33%) Oracle
4 23 (3.07%) Hortonworks
5 19 (2.53%) Microsoft
6 18 (2.40%) IBM
6 18 (2.40%) Vertica
7 16 (2.13%) SAP
8 14 (1.87%) Google
9 13 (1.73%) Splunk
10 11 (1.47%) Alteryx
11 10 (1.33%) MapR
12 6 (0.80%) Informatica
13 5 (0.67%) MicroStrategy
13 5 (0.67%) RapidMiner
13 5 (0.67%) Talend
13 5 (0.67%) Teradata
14 4 (0.53%) Hitachi
14 4 (0.53%) Sybase
15 3 (0.40%) Cognos
Manchester, Lancashire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus + stock + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
AFerry
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + shares
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £5,000 Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Linking Humans Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mane Contract Services Limited
Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago