The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Scientist
Rank 663 789 857
Rank change year-on-year
+126 +68
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 209 56 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.055% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.058% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 172 47 17
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £45,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,000 £92,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £60,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -25.00%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103151 95852 105809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.36% 94.20% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84977 80074 91329
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Data Scientist
UK

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 +88 178 £65,000 +8.33% 14
East of England - 21 £37,500 - 2
South West - 7 £35,000 -
North West +4 3 £55,000 -18.51% 2
Data Scientist
UK

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 270 (63.68%) Analytics
2 236 (55.66%) Hadoop
3 226 (53.30%) R
4 225 (53.07%) Big Data
5 220 (51.89%) Mathematics
6 200 (47.17%) Python
7 177 (41.75%) SQL
8 175 (41.27%) Statistics
9 170 (40.09%) Java
10 169 (39.86%) Data Mining
11 152 (35.85%) Degree
12 151 (35.61%) PhD
12 151 (35.61%) Computer Science
13 131 (30.90%) MATLAB
14 121 (28.54%) Machine Learning
15 109 (25.71%) Data Modelling
16 106 (25.00%) SAS
16 106 (25.00%) Visualisation
17 102 (24.06%) Predictive Modelling
18 101 (23.82%) MapReduce
19 99 (23.35%) SPSS
19 99 (23.35%) Physics
20 91 (21.46%) C++
21 85 (20.05%) Data Analysis
22 83 (19.58%) Relational Database
23 78 (18.40%) Mahout
24 77 (18.16%) Finance
25 70 (16.51%) Retail
25 70 (16.51%) Apache Hive
26 58 (13.68%) Scala

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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
1 106 (25.00%) SAS
2 48 (11.32%) Apache Pig
3 6 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.47%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 99 (23.35%) SPSS
2 34 (8.02%) CPLEX
3 12 (2.83%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (2.59%) Stata
5 10 (2.36%) MS Excel
6 5 (1.18%) Weka
6 5 (1.18%) S-PLUS
6 5 (1.18%) Mathematica
7 3 (0.71%) FastStats
8 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (3.54%) Google Analytics
2 9 (2.12%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.71%) SiteCatalyst
3 3 (0.71%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.30%) Amazon EMR
1 14 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
1 14 (3.30%) Amazon S3
2 13 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.94%) SaaS
4 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.36%) Internet
2 3 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (55.66%) Hadoop
2 225 (53.07%) Big Data
3 169 (39.86%) Data Mining
4 83 (19.58%) Relational Database
5 78 (18.40%) Mahout
6 70 (16.51%) Apache Hive
7 49 (11.56%) NoSQL
8 39 (9.20%) MongoDB
9 31 (7.31%) Data Warehouse
9 31 (7.31%) MySQL
10 25 (5.90%) PostgreSQL
11 22 (5.19%) Impala
12 20 (4.72%) QlikView
13 14 (3.30%) DataStage
13 14 (3.30%) OLAP
13 14 (3.30%) Oracle OLAP
13 14 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (3.07%) HBase
15 12 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (1.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (3.07%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.83%) Yeoman
3 8 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 77 (18.16%) Finance
2 70 (16.51%) Retail
3 44 (10.38%) Marketing
4 30 (7.08%) Games
5 27 (6.37%) Telecoms
6 16 (3.77%) Advertising
7 3 (0.71%) Law
8 2 (0.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (23.82%) MapReduce
2 25 (5.90%) Natural Language Processing
3 23 (5.42%) .NET
4 22 (5.19%) ASP.NET
5 21 (4.95%) SciPy
6 11 (2.59%) D3.js
7 9 (2.12%) XML
8 8 (1.89%) NumPy
9 7 (1.65%) HTML5
9 7 (1.65%) HTML
10 6 (1.42%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (0.71%) Matplotlib
11 3 (0.71%) MDX
12 2 (0.47%) Web Services
12 2 (0.47%) Akka
13 1 (0.24%) CSS3
13 1 (0.24%) Lucene
13 1 (0.24%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 220 (51.89%) Mathematics
2 175 (41.27%) Statistics
3 151 (35.61%) Computer Science
4 106 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 99 (23.35%) Physics
6 55 (12.97%) Neural Network
7 51 (12.03%) Economics
8 43 (10.14%) Applied Mathematics
9 40 (9.43%) Artificial Intelligence
10 34 (8.02%) Digital Media
11 18 (4.25%) Data Integration
11 18 (4.25%) Social Media
12 17 (4.01%) Management Information System
13 16 (3.77%) Open Source
14 7 (1.65%) Social Network
14 7 (1.65%) Chemistry
15 6 (1.42%) Biology
15 6 (1.42%) Psychology
15 6 (1.42%) Informatics
16 5 (1.18%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 21 (4.95%) Linux
2 12 (2.83%) UNIX
3 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.24%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (63.68%) Analytics
2 121 (28.54%) Machine Learning
3 109 (25.71%) Data Modelling
4 102 (24.06%) Predictive Modelling
5 85 (20.05%) Data Analysis
6 57 (13.44%) Data Analytics
7 47 (11.08%) Big Data Analytics
7 47 (11.08%) Business Analysis
8 44 (10.38%) Data Management
8 44 (10.38%) Statistical Modelling
9 42 (9.91%) Statistical Analysis
10 37 (8.73%) Logistic Regression
11 34 (8.02%) Cluster Analysis
12 32 (7.55%) ETL
13 30 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (6.60%) Data Visualisation
14 28 (6.60%) CRM
15 27 (6.37%) E-Commerce
16 26 (6.13%) Agile Software Development
17 24 (5.66%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 226 (53.30%) R
2 200 (47.17%) Python
3 177 (41.75%) SQL
4 170 (40.09%) Java
5 131 (30.90%) MATLAB
6 91 (21.46%) C++
7 58 (13.68%) Scala
8 39 (9.20%) VBA
9 29 (6.84%) Clojure
10 28 (6.60%) Perl
11 27 (6.37%) C#
12 17 (4.01%) Bash Shell
13 14 (3.30%) Ruby
14 5 (1.18%) C
15 4 (0.94%) PHP
16 3 (0.71%) PowerHouse
16 3 (0.71%) JavaScript
17 2 (0.47%) Erlang
18 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 152 (35.85%) Degree
2 151 (35.61%) PhD
3 19 (4.48%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.36%) QA
System Software
1 8 (1.89%) VirtualBox
2 3 (0.71%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (1.89%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.24%) Oozie
Vendors
1 30 (7.08%) Tableau
2 18 (4.25%) Oracle
3 17 (4.01%) Teradata
4 16 (3.77%) Google
5 14 (3.30%) Informatica
5 14 (3.30%) Business Objects
6 4 (0.94%) Omniture
7 3 (0.71%) MapR
7 3 (0.71%) Hortonworks
7 3 (0.71%) Cloudera
7 3 (0.71%) Greenplum
7 3 (0.71%) Alterian
7 3 (0.71%) IBM
8 2 (0.47%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.47%) Talend
8 2 (0.47%) Splunk
9 1 (0.24%) Minitab
9 1 (0.24%) Adobe
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Options
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
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