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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Scientist
Rank 716 787 869
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +82
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 156 66 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.066% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.070% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 126 56 10
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £77,500 £91,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £60,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -25.00%
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
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +63 124 £57,500 +9.52% 13
East of England -6 20 £37,500 - 1
South West -23 6 £35,000 -10.25%
North West -18 4 £55,000 -18.51% 1
West Midlands -25 2 £53,750 -10.41% 2
Data Scientist
UK

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 266 (66.83%) Analytics
2 222 (55.78%) Big Data
3 210 (52.76%) R
4 205 (51.51%) Mathematics
5 195 (48.99%) Analytical Skills
6 194 (48.74%) Hadoop
7 179 (44.97%) SQL
8 174 (43.72%) Java
9 170 (42.71%) Python
10 152 (38.19%) Statistics
10 152 (38.19%) Computer Science
11 151 (37.94%) Degree
12 146 (36.68%) Data Mining
13 142 (35.68%) PhD
14 120 (30.15%) MATLAB
15 113 (28.39%) Machine Learning
16 107 (26.88%) SAS
17 105 (26.38%) Physics
18 101 (25.38%) MapReduce
19 100 (25.13%) Predictive Modelling
20 94 (23.62%) Visualisation
20 94 (23.62%) Data Modelling
21 85 (21.36%) SPSS
22 84 (21.11%) C++
23 77 (19.35%) Data Analysis
24 75 (18.84%) Bayesian Methods
25 70 (17.59%) Finance
26 69 (17.34%) Mahout
27 65 (16.33%) Retail
28 64 (16.08%) Relational Database

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 107 (26.88%) SAS
2 39 (9.80%) Apache Pig
3 2 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 85 (21.36%) SPSS
2 29 (7.29%) CPLEX
3 14 (3.52%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (3.02%) MS Excel
5 7 (1.76%) Stata
6 6 (1.51%) Weka
7 5 (1.26%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.26%) Google Analytics
2 6 (1.51%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.25%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 1 (0.25%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (2.26%) Amazon S3
1 9 (2.26%) Amazon EMR
2 6 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.26%) SaaS
4 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.26%) HTTP
2 4 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (55.78%) Big Data
2 194 (48.74%) Hadoop
3 146 (36.68%) Data Mining
4 69 (17.34%) Mahout
5 64 (16.08%) Relational Database
6 59 (14.82%) Apache Hive
7 42 (10.55%) NoSQL
8 28 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (6.03%) MongoDB
10 19 (4.77%) MySQL
11 18 (4.52%) QlikView
12 13 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (3.27%) Impala
13 12 (3.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (3.02%) Oracle OLAP
13 12 (3.02%) OLAP
13 12 (3.02%) DataStage
14 11 (2.76%) HBase
15 10 (2.51%) Text Mining
16 9 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 14 (3.52%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.01%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.01%) Yeoman
3 2 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 70 (17.59%) Finance
2 65 (16.33%) Retail
3 46 (11.56%) Marketing
4 30 (7.54%) Games
5 17 (4.27%) Telecoms
6 16 (4.02%) Advertising
7 4 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.50%) Publishing
8 2 (0.50%) Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.25%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (10.80%) Cascading
2 21 (5.28%) Natural Language Processing
3 19 (4.77%) .NET
3 19 (4.77%) ASP.NET
4 14 (3.52%) D3.js
5 13 (3.27%) SciPy
6 9 (2.26%) Pandas
7 8 (2.01%) Cascalog
8 7 (1.76%) HTML
8 7 (1.76%) HTML5
9 5 (1.26%) XML
10 4 (1.01%) NumPy
11 3 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (0.75%) Matplotlib
11 3 (0.75%) CSS3
11 3 (0.75%) CSS
12 2 (0.50%) Web Services
12 2 (0.50%) MDX
13 1 (0.25%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 205 (51.51%) Mathematics
2 195 (48.99%) Analytical Skills
3 152 (38.19%) Computer Science
3 152 (38.19%) Statistics
4 105 (26.38%) Physics
5 94 (23.62%) Visualisation
6 50 (12.56%) Neural Network
7 44 (11.06%) Applied Mathematics
8 43 (10.80%) Economics
9 35 (8.79%) Artificial Intelligence
10 29 (7.29%) Digital Media
11 16 (4.02%) Management Information System
12 13 (3.27%) Data Integration
13 12 (3.02%) Open Source
13 12 (3.02%) Chemistry
14 9 (2.26%) Informatics
14 9 (2.26%) Psychology
15 6 (1.51%) Smart Meter
15 6 (1.51%) Social Media
15 6 (1.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.77%) Linux
2 6 (1.51%) UNIX
3 1 (0.25%) Android
3 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (66.83%) Analytics
2 113 (28.39%) Machine Learning
3 101 (25.38%) MapReduce
4 100 (25.13%) Predictive Modelling
5 94 (23.62%) Data Modelling
6 77 (19.35%) Data Analysis
7 75 (18.84%) Bayesian Methods
8 55 (13.82%) Big Data Analytics
9 54 (13.57%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (13.07%) Data Management
11 47 (11.81%) Data Analytics
12 43 (10.80%) Information Retrieval
13 39 (9.80%) Statistical Modelling
14 36 (9.05%) Time Series Analysis
15 34 (8.54%) Statistical Analysis
16 32 (8.04%) Business Analysis
16 32 (8.04%) Logistic Regression
16 32 (8.04%) Markov Chain
17 31 (7.79%) Software Engineering
18 29 (7.29%) Cluster Analysis
Programming Languages
1 210 (52.76%) R
2 179 (44.97%) SQL
3 174 (43.72%) Java
4 170 (42.71%) Python
5 120 (30.15%) MATLAB
6 84 (21.11%) C++
7 61 (15.33%) Scala
8 31 (7.79%) VBA
9 26 (6.53%) C#
10 24 (6.03%) Clojure
11 17 (4.27%) Ruby
12 9 (2.26%) Perl
13 8 (2.01%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.76%) C
15 4 (1.01%) JavaScript
15 4 (1.01%) PHP
16 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.50%) Erlang
17 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 151 (37.94%) Degree
2 142 (35.68%) PhD
3 9 (2.26%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.76%) QA
System Software
1 8 (2.01%) VirtualBox
2 4 (1.01%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (2.01%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 26 (6.53%) Tableau
2 20 (5.03%) Oracle
3 16 (4.02%) Teradata
4 15 (3.77%) Informatica
5 12 (3.02%) Business Objects
6 9 (2.26%) Google
7 4 (1.01%) Greenplum
7 4 (1.01%) IBM
7 4 (1.01%) Hortonworks
7 4 (1.01%) Cloudera
7 4 (1.01%) MapR
8 2 (0.50%) Talend
8 2 (0.50%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.50%) Minitab
8 2 (0.50%) Splunk
8 2 (0.50%) Omniture
9 1 (0.25%) RapidMiner
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus, Private Health Care
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Industry leading Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City Of London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Central London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Industry leading Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago