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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 510 606 735
Rank change year-on-year
+96 +129
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 422 356 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.34% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.36% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 368 297 199
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £45,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.12%
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
87998 99707 108539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 75045 83110 89630
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 £26,500 £27,000
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +79 304 £62,500 +4.16% 24
South West +48 43 £54,000 +44.00% 2
South East +31 26 £55,000 +50.68% 5
West Midlands -2 15 £50,000 -6.97%
North West +26 11 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Yorkshire +17 10 £42,500 +36.00% 4
East of England +34 5 £40,000 -20.00% 2
North East - 2 £65,000 -
Data Scientist
UK

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 613 (69.90%) Python
2 601 (68.53%) Machine Learning
3 521 (59.41%) SQL
4 519 (59.18%) Analytics
5 507 (57.81%) R
6 410 (46.75%) Big Data
7 373 (42.53%) Statistics
8 351 (40.02%) Analytical Skills
9 343 (39.11%) Hadoop
10 302 (34.44%) Mathematics
11 285 (32.50%) Algorithms
12 282 (32.16%) PhD
13 272 (31.01%) Apache Spark
14 259 (29.53%) Computer Science
15 258 (29.42%) Degree
16 241 (27.48%) Data Mining
17 238 (27.14%) Java
18 230 (26.23%) Visualisation
19 214 (24.40%) Data Analysis
20 191 (21.78%) Data Analytics
21 183 (20.87%) SAS
22 182 (20.75%) Finance
23 169 (19.27%) Predictive Modelling
24 160 (18.24%) MATLAB
25 152 (17.33%) NoSQL
26 146 (16.65%) Scala
27 145 (16.53%) Statistical Modelling
28 144 (16.42%) Marketing
29 139 (15.85%) Data Visualisation
30 137 (15.62%) 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
1 272 (31.01%) Apache Spark
2 183 (20.87%) SAS
3 89 (10.15%) Apache Pig
4 47 (5.36%) Apache
5 16 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (1.60%) IPython
7 13 (1.48%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.46%) Confluence
9 2 (0.23%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 81 (9.24%) SPSS
2 11 (1.25%) Weka
3 9 (1.03%) MS Excel
4 6 (0.68%) Gephi
4 6 (0.68%) GNU Octave
4 6 (0.68%) Mathematica
5 5 (0.57%) MS Office
6 3 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.34%) S-PLUS
6 3 (0.34%) Stata
Business Applications
1 16 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.11%) Unica
2 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 83 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (1.94%) Amazon EMR
5 16 (1.82%) Amazon S3
6 14 (1.60%) Google Analytics
7 10 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.91%) Amazon Kinesis
9 4 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (0.46%) GitHub
9 4 (0.46%) SaaS
10 3 (0.34%) PaaS
11 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.11%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.28%) Internet
2 3 (0.34%) HTTP
2 3 (0.34%) Skype
3 2 (0.23%) Network Security
4 1 (0.11%) BGP
4 1 (0.11%) DNS
4 1 (0.11%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 410 (46.75%) Big Data
2 343 (39.11%) Hadoop
3 241 (27.48%) Data Mining
4 152 (17.33%) NoSQL
5 137 (15.62%) Apache Hive
6 98 (11.17%) MongoDB
7 77 (8.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 56 (6.39%) Relational Database
9 49 (5.59%) QlikView
10 48 (5.47%) MySQL
11 44 (5.02%) Neo4j
12 42 (4.79%) Amazon Redshift
12 42 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
13 40 (4.56%) Impala
14 30 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
15 27 (3.08%) Text Mining
16 26 (2.96%) Mahout
17 25 (2.85%) SQL Server
18 16 (1.82%) Parquet
19 13 (1.48%) KNIME
Development Applications
1 46 (5.25%) Git (software)
2 40 (4.56%) Vagrant
3 18 (2.05%) Jenkins
4 15 (1.71%) Yeoman
5 7 (0.80%) Mercurial
5 7 (0.80%) Subversion
5 7 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (0.46%) JIRA
General
1 182 (20.75%) Finance
2 144 (16.42%) Marketing
3 77 (8.78%) Retail
4 43 (4.90%) Telecoms
5 40 (4.56%) Games
6 35 (3.99%) Banking
7 29 (3.31%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.37%) Advertising
9 11 (1.25%) Electronics
10 8 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (0.91%) Publishing
11 7 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.80%) Front Office
12 4 (0.46%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.46%) Automotive
12 4 (0.46%) Law
12 4 (0.46%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.23%) iGaming
13 2 (0.23%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (8.78%) Natural Language Processing
2 55 (6.27%) D3.js
3 48 (5.47%) Pandas
4 45 (5.13%) scikit-learn
5 44 (5.02%) SciPy
6 27 (3.08%) NumPy
7 25 (2.85%) Lucene
8 23 (2.62%) Kafka
9 19 (2.17%) XML
10 17 (1.94%) JSON
11 15 (1.71%) Cascalog
11 15 (1.71%) Spark Streaming
12 10 (1.14%) REST
12 10 (1.14%) Web Services
13 9 (1.03%) MLlib
14 8 (0.91%) Cascading
15 7 (0.80%) AngularJS
15 7 (0.80%) Node.js
15 7 (0.80%) SparkR
16 6 (0.68%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 373 (42.53%) Statistics
2 351 (40.02%) Analytical Skills
3 302 (34.44%) Mathematics
4 285 (32.50%) Algorithms
5 259 (29.53%) Computer Science
6 230 (26.23%) Visualisation
7 112 (12.77%) Physics
8 62 (7.07%) Artificial Intelligence
9 46 (5.25%) Fintech
10 35 (3.99%) Neural Network
11 33 (3.76%) Applied Mathematics
12 32 (3.65%) Economics
13 27 (3.08%) Social Media
14 24 (2.74%) Management Information System
15 17 (1.94%) Digital Media
16 16 (1.82%) Data Structures
17 11 (1.25%) Smart Meter
17 11 (1.25%) Social Network
18 9 (1.03%) Internet of Things
18 9 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (3.31%) Linux
2 17 (1.94%) Unix
3 7 (0.80%) Windows
4 4 (0.46%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.34%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.23%) Android
6 2 (0.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 601 (68.53%) Machine Learning
2 519 (59.18%) Analytics
3 214 (24.40%) Data Analysis
4 191 (21.78%) Data Analytics
5 169 (19.27%) Predictive Modelling
6 145 (16.53%) Statistical Modelling
7 139 (15.85%) Data Visualisation
8 98 (11.17%) Business Intelligence
9 97 (11.06%) Statistical Analysis
10 86 (9.81%) Open Source
11 83 (9.46%) MapReduce
12 70 (7.98%) Software Engineering
13 69 (7.87%) Big Data Analytics
14 63 (7.18%) E-Commerce
15 60 (6.84%) Bayesian Methods
15 60 (6.84%) Data Management
16 51 (5.82%) ETL
17 50 (5.70%) Agile Software Development
17 50 (5.70%) Operations Research
18 44 (5.02%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 613 (69.90%) Python
2 521 (59.41%) SQL
3 507 (57.81%) R
4 238 (27.14%) Java
5 160 (18.24%) MATLAB
6 146 (16.65%) Scala
7 125 (14.25%) C++
8 67 (7.64%) JavaScript
9 43 (4.90%) C
10 37 (4.22%) Perl
11 29 (3.31%) Ruby
12 26 (2.96%) VBA
13 22 (2.51%) Clojure
14 19 (2.17%) C#
15 16 (1.82%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.37%) Shell Script
17 10 (1.14%) Julia
18 9 (1.03%) Cython
19 5 (0.57%) HiveQL
20 4 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 282 (32.16%) PhD
2 258 (29.42%) Degree
3 29 (3.31%) Security Cleared
4 14 (1.60%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.03%) Postgraduate
6 5 (0.57%) MBA
7 1 (0.11%) CIMA
7 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.94%) Data Quality
2 8 (0.91%) QA
3 1 (0.11%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 38 (4.33%) Virtual Machines
2 37 (4.22%) Docker
3 34 (3.88%) VirtualBox
4 9 (1.03%) HDFS
5 4 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.23%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (0.68%) Kibana
2 5 (0.57%) logstash
3 3 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (0.34%) Mesos
3 3 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 110 (12.54%) Tableau
2 38 (4.33%) Google
3 37 (4.22%) Cloudera
3 37 (4.22%) Oracle
4 35 (3.99%) IBM
5 32 (3.65%) Hortonworks
6 18 (2.05%) SAP
7 17 (1.94%) Microsoft
7 17 (1.94%) TIBCO
8 14 (1.60%) MicroStrategy
8 14 (1.60%) Omniture
9 11 (1.25%) RapidMiner
10 7 (0.80%) Facebook
10 7 (0.80%) Greenplum
10 7 (0.80%) Talend
11 6 (0.68%) Splunk
12 5 (0.57%) Netezza
12 5 (0.57%) Sybase
13 4 (0.46%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.46%) Hitachi
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ISL
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Profit Share Scheme + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West
Harrington Starr
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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set2recruit
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
London
AdRoc Group
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Share Options
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum + 34 Days Holiday + Generous Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Enterprise Technology
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Package
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Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits 17% salary uplift - 6% pension - 5
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London
Lawrence Harvey
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