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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Scientist
UK / England
Rank 468 510 698
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +188
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 399 466 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.49% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.50% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 327 391 211
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%

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
75159 92591 96425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.48% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 62804 78421 80184
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +58 297 £66,250 +6.00% 51
South East +44 36 £57,500 +17.94% 6
North West +11 31 £52,500 +20.00% 5
East of England +36 12 £53,500 +7.00% 2
Yorkshire +31 7 £35,000 - 5
East Midlands +10 5 £42,500 -22.72%
South West +3 4 £60,000 +33.33% 2
West Midlands +4 1 £57,500 -11.53% 1
Data Scientist
UK

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 587 (75.06%) Python
2 511 (65.35%) Machine Learning
3 458 (58.57%) R
4 384 (49.10%) Analytics
5 347 (44.37%) SQL
6 342 (43.73%) Mathematics
7 315 (40.28%) PhD
8 314 (40.15%) Statistics
9 304 (38.87%) Big Data
10 279 (35.68%) Degree
11 261 (33.38%) Computer Science
12 258 (32.99%) Algorithms
13 248 (31.71%) Hadoop
14 240 (30.69%) Analytical Skills
15 224 (28.64%) Apache Spark
16 184 (23.53%) Data Mining
17 179 (22.89%) Java
18 175 (22.38%) Visualisation
19 169 (21.61%) Finance
20 168 (21.48%) SAS
21 159 (20.33%) Data Analysis
22 132 (16.88%) Physics
23 128 (16.37%) Scala
24 126 (16.11%) Marketing
24 126 (16.11%) Data Analytics
25 117 (14.96%) MATLAB
26 105 (13.43%) Statistical Modelling
27 103 (13.17%) Business Intelligence
28 102 (13.04%) Data Visualisation
29 99 (12.66%) C++

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
1 224 (28.64%) Apache Spark
2 168 (21.48%) SAS
3 46 (5.88%) Apache
4 43 (5.50%) Apache Pig
5 14 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.51%) Confluence
7 3 (0.38%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.38%) ArcGIS
7 3 (0.38%) Jupyter
7 3 (0.38%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.38%) Tornado
Applications
1 70 (8.95%) SPSS
2 32 (4.09%) MS Excel
3 17 (2.17%) Stata
4 12 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.41%) MS Office
6 7 (0.90%) EViews
7 4 (0.51%) SPSS Modeler
8 2 (0.26%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.26%) Gephi
8 2 (0.26%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.26%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.26%) Weka
9 1 (0.13%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 6 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (1.15%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.77%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.38%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.26%) SaaS
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.13%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.13%) GitHub
9 1 (0.13%) Google Play
9 1 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.13%) PaaS
9 1 (0.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.64%) Internet
2 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (38.87%) Big Data
2 248 (31.71%) Hadoop
3 184 (23.53%) Data Mining
4 86 (11.00%) NoSQL
5 77 (9.85%) Apache Hive
6 64 (8.18%) MongoDB
7 52 (6.65%) Relational Database
8 34 (4.35%) SQL Server
9 30 (3.84%) MySQL
10 26 (3.32%) QlikView
11 25 (3.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 18 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (2.30%) Text Mining
13 16 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (1.92%) RDBMS
14 15 (1.92%) Spotfire
15 14 (1.79%) Neo4j
16 13 (1.66%) Amazon Redshift
17 12 (1.53%) HBase
17 12 (1.53%) Impala
Development Applications
1 20 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 7 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (0.77%) Vagrant
4 5 (0.64%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.64%) Yeoman
5 3 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 169 (21.61%) Finance
2 126 (16.11%) Marketing
3 39 (4.99%) Retail
4 37 (4.73%) Banking
5 35 (4.48%) Games
6 30 (3.84%) Telecoms
7 24 (3.07%) Advertising
8 16 (2.05%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.77%) Electronics
11 5 (0.64%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.64%) Law
11 5 (0.64%) Legal
12 4 (0.51%) Billing
13 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.38%) Publishing
14 1 (0.13%) Automotive
14 1 (0.13%) Back Office
14 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (7.42%) Natural Language Processing
2 56 (7.16%) scikit-learn
3 45 (5.75%) Pandas
4 42 (5.37%) NumPy
5 32 (4.09%) D3.js
6 20 (2.56%) SciPy
7 16 (2.05%) Matplotlib
8 11 (1.41%) Django
8 11 (1.41%) Flask
9 8 (1.02%) XML
10 7 (0.90%) Celery
10 7 (0.90%) LAMP
10 7 (0.90%) TensorFlow
11 6 (0.77%) Kafka
11 6 (0.77%) Theano
12 5 (0.64%) Cascalog
12 5 (0.64%) Torch
12 5 (0.64%) Web Services
13 4 (0.51%) .NET
13 4 (0.51%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 261 (33.38%) Computer Science
2 258 (32.99%) Algorithms
3 240 (30.69%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (4.86%) Fintech
5 21 (2.69%) Credit Risk
6 14 (1.79%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.28%) Life Science
7 10 (1.28%) Social Media
8 8 (1.02%) Social Network
9 7 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (0.90%) Taxonomies
10 5 (0.64%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.51%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.51%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.51%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.51%) Reinsurance
11 4 (0.51%) User Experience
12 3 (0.38%) Clustering
12 3 (0.38%) Market Risk
12 3 (0.38%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 33 (4.22%) Unix
2 26 (3.32%) Linux
3 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 511 (65.35%) Machine Learning
2 384 (49.10%) Analytics
3 342 (43.73%) Mathematics
4 314 (40.15%) Statistics
5 175 (22.38%) Visualisation
6 159 (20.33%) Data Analysis
7 132 (16.88%) Physics
8 126 (16.11%) Data Analytics
9 105 (13.43%) Statistical Modelling
10 103 (13.17%) Business Intelligence
11 102 (13.04%) Data Visualisation
12 91 (11.64%) Predictive Modelling
13 89 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
14 83 (10.61%) Statistical Analysis
15 69 (8.82%) Data Modelling
16 61 (7.80%) Artificial Intelligence
16 61 (7.80%) E-Commerce
17 57 (7.29%) Predictive Analytics
18 54 (6.91%) Open Source
19 53 (6.78%) Actionable Insight
Programming Languages
1 587 (75.06%) Python
2 458 (58.57%) R
3 347 (44.37%) SQL
4 179 (22.89%) Java
5 128 (16.37%) Scala
6 117 (14.96%) MATLAB
7 99 (12.66%) C++
8 43 (5.50%) C#
9 41 (5.24%) C
10 29 (3.71%) VBA
11 23 (2.94%) Perl
12 14 (1.79%) JavaScript
13 13 (1.66%) PL/SQL
14 11 (1.41%) PHP
15 8 (1.02%) Clojure
15 8 (1.02%) Ruby
16 6 (0.77%) Cypher
16 6 (0.77%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.64%) Bash Shell
18 4 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 315 (40.28%) PhD
2 279 (35.68%) Degree
3 13 (1.66%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.26%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.69%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.26%) PMO
3 1 (0.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (0.77%) VirtualBox
2 5 (0.64%) HDFS
3 2 (0.26%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 39 (4.99%) Tableau
2 30 (3.84%) Oracle
3 22 (2.81%) Microsoft
4 18 (2.30%) Google
5 12 (1.53%) Cloudera
6 11 (1.41%) Hortonworks
6 11 (1.41%) IBM
7 10 (1.28%) SAP
8 9 (1.15%) RapidMiner
8 9 (1.15%) Vertica
9 8 (1.02%) MapR
10 5 (0.64%) Alteryx
10 5 (0.64%) Sun
11 4 (0.51%) VocaLink
12 3 (0.38%) Informatica
12 3 (0.38%) Splunk
12 3 (0.38%) Talend
12 3 (0.38%) Teradata
13 2 (0.26%) Cognos
13 2 (0.26%) Hyperion
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Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
RBW Consulting
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £130000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus & Equity
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Start-Up Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: generous bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified DOE + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
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Salary: From £0 to £130,000 per annum + Benefits
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City, London
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Salary: 55000 - 70000 + excellent benefits
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City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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City, London
Hays Finance Technology
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London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Healthcare, Bonus package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
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Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
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