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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Scientist
Rank 738 797 870
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +73
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 140 65 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.064% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.068% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 110 56 7
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +50.00%
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
100718 95501 103305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.44% 94.50% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 83018 80165 88637
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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
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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 +74 118 £55,000 -8.33% 20
West Midlands -26 10 £55,000 -8.33% 1
East of England -18 8 £41,250 - 2
North West -10 4 £55,000 -18.51% 1
Data Scientist
UK

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 251 (69.53%) Analytics
2 214 (59.28%) Big Data
3 198 (54.85%) R
4 173 (47.92%) SQL
4 173 (47.92%) Mathematics
5 170 (47.09%) Algorithms
6 162 (44.88%) Hadoop
7 153 (42.38%) Java
7 153 (42.38%) Analytical Skills
8 151 (41.83%) Python
9 142 (39.34%) Degree
10 139 (38.50%) Data Mining
10 139 (38.50%) Computer Science
11 138 (38.23%) Statistics
12 128 (35.46%) PhD
13 109 (30.19%) MATLAB
14 101 (27.98%) SAS
15 99 (27.42%) Predictive Modelling
16 96 (26.59%) Visualisation
17 93 (25.76%) Data Modelling
18 92 (25.48%) Machine Learning
19 87 (24.10%) Physics
20 82 (22.71%) MapReduce
21 80 (22.16%) Data Analysis
21 80 (22.16%) C++
22 75 (20.78%) SPSS
23 71 (19.67%) Bayesian Methods
24 66 (18.28%) Finance
25 63 (17.45%) Retail
26 61 (16.90%) Mahout

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 101 (27.98%) SAS
2 41 (11.36%) Apache Pig
3 12 (3.32%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 75 (20.78%) SPSS
2 31 (8.59%) CPLEX
3 11 (3.05%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (2.77%) MS Excel
5 7 (1.94%) Stata
6 5 (1.39%) Weka
7 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.55%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.83%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.32%) Amazon EMR
1 12 (3.32%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (3.32%) Amazon S3
2 9 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.39%) SaaS
4 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.11%) HTTP
2 2 (0.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (59.28%) Big Data
2 162 (44.88%) Hadoop
3 139 (38.50%) Data Mining
4 61 (16.90%) Mahout
5 53 (14.68%) Apache Hive
6 52 (14.40%) Relational Database
7 35 (9.70%) NoSQL
8 29 (8.03%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (7.48%) MongoDB
10 17 (4.71%) QlikView
11 16 (4.43%) Impala
12 12 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (3.05%) Text Mining
13 11 (3.05%) HBase
14 10 (2.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (2.77%) Oracle OLAP
14 10 (2.77%) OLAP
14 10 (2.77%) DataStage
15 9 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.88%) Jenkins
3 12 (3.32%) Yeoman
4 3 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.28%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.28%) Maven
5 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.28%) Mockito
5 1 (0.28%) Gradle
5 1 (0.28%) Geb
5 1 (0.28%) Spock
General
1 66 (18.28%) Finance
2 63 (17.45%) Retail
3 39 (10.80%) Marketing
4 18 (4.99%) Games
5 14 (3.88%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.77%) Advertising
7 5 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.83%) Publishing
9 2 (0.55%) Banking
9 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.53%) Cascading
2 21 (5.82%) Natural Language Processing
3 18 (4.99%) D3.js
4 16 (4.43%) SciPy
4 16 (4.43%) .NET
4 16 (4.43%) ASP.NET
5 12 (3.32%) Pandas
5 12 (3.32%) Cascalog
6 6 (1.66%) HTML5
6 6 (1.66%) HTML
7 4 (1.11%) NumPy
7 4 (1.11%) XML
8 3 (0.83%) CSS
8 3 (0.83%) Matplotlib
8 3 (0.83%) CSS3
9 2 (0.55%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.28%) Web Services
10 1 (0.28%) Spring
10 1 (0.28%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 173 (47.92%) Mathematics
2 170 (47.09%) Algorithms
3 153 (42.38%) Analytical Skills
4 139 (38.50%) Computer Science
5 138 (38.23%) Statistics
6 96 (26.59%) Visualisation
7 87 (24.10%) Physics
8 44 (12.19%) Neural Network
9 40 (11.08%) Economics
10 39 (10.80%) Applied Mathematics
11 31 (8.59%) Digital Media
12 28 (7.76%) Artificial Intelligence
13 18 (4.99%) Open Source
14 14 (3.88%) Chemistry
14 14 (3.88%) Management Information System
15 12 (3.32%) Psychology
16 11 (3.05%) Data Structures
16 11 (3.05%) Informatics
16 11 (3.05%) Credit Risk
17 10 (2.77%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.32%) Linux
2 3 (0.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (69.53%) Analytics
2 99 (27.42%) Predictive Modelling
3 93 (25.76%) Data Modelling
4 92 (25.48%) Machine Learning
5 82 (22.71%) MapReduce
6 80 (22.16%) Data Analysis
7 71 (19.67%) Bayesian Methods
8 55 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
9 53 (14.68%) Big Data Analytics
10 50 (13.85%) Data Management
10 50 (13.85%) Statistical Analysis
11 45 (12.47%) Time Series Analysis
12 39 (10.80%) Statistical Modelling
13 38 (10.53%) Data Analytics
14 37 (10.25%) Information Retrieval
15 35 (9.70%) Logistic Regression
16 34 (9.42%) Markov Chain
17 31 (8.59%) Cluster Analysis
17 31 (8.59%) Factor Analysis
17 31 (8.59%) Structural Equation Modelling
Programming Languages
1 198 (54.85%) R
2 173 (47.92%) SQL
3 153 (42.38%) Java
4 151 (41.83%) Python
5 109 (30.19%) MATLAB
6 80 (22.16%) C++
7 53 (14.68%) Scala
8 28 (7.76%) Clojure
9 27 (7.48%) VBA
10 22 (6.09%) C#
11 21 (5.82%) Ruby
12 11 (3.05%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.22%) Perl
14 7 (1.94%) C
15 3 (0.83%) PHP
15 3 (0.83%) JavaScript
15 3 (0.83%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.55%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.28%) Groovy
17 1 (0.28%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 142 (39.34%) Degree
2 128 (35.46%) PhD
3 5 (1.39%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.77%) QA
System Software
1 12 (3.32%) VirtualBox
2 5 (1.39%) HDFS
3 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (3.32%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.28%) Oozie
2 1 (0.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (5.26%) Tableau
1 19 (5.26%) Oracle
2 14 (3.88%) Teradata
3 13 (3.60%) Informatica
4 10 (2.77%) Business Objects
5 5 (1.39%) Google
5 5 (1.39%) Cloudera
6 4 (1.11%) Hortonworks
6 4 (1.11%) MapR
6 4 (1.11%) Greenplum
6 4 (1.11%) IBM
7 3 (0.83%) Talend
8 2 (0.55%) Minitab
8 2 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.28%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.28%) Omniture
9 1 (0.28%) Netezza
9 1 (0.28%) Splunk
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Posted: 1 hour ago
London
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £55,000 per annum Equity Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, comprehensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum - + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £65000 to £75000 per annum - + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £55000 to £65000 per annum - Benefits & Bonus
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Hatfield, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: £32000 - £42000 Per Annum Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Parallel Consulting
Salary: £31000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits, healthcare
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City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, pension and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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