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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 540 658 800
Rank change year-on-year
+118 +142
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 367 243 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.22% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.23% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 310 199 48
Average salary £57,500 £62,500 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £81,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -37.50%
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
97564 104302 96112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81515 86339 80864
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 +66 281 £60,000 -7.69% 29
South East +40 28 £37,000 -12.94% 6
West Midlands +2 14 £50,000 +17.64% 3
East of England -3 10 £50,000 +33.33% 1
East Midlands - 7 £55,000 - 3
South West -4 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Yorkshire - 4 £31,250 -
North West -3 3 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Data Scientist
UK

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 466 (70.61%) Analytics
2 420 (63.64%) R
3 398 (60.30%) SQL
4 393 (59.55%) Python
5 339 (51.36%) Big Data
6 317 (48.03%) Hadoop
7 278 (42.12%) Analytical Skills
8 272 (41.21%) Statistics
9 225 (34.09%) SAS
10 223 (33.79%) Mathematics
11 204 (30.91%) Data Mining
12 201 (30.45%) Algorithms
13 194 (29.39%) Degree
14 188 (28.48%) Visualisation
15 187 (28.33%) Machine Learning
16 173 (26.21%) Java
17 160 (24.24%) Computer Science
18 157 (23.79%) Apache Hive
19 147 (22.27%) Data Analysis
20 144 (21.82%) PhD
20 144 (21.82%) MATLAB
21 132 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
22 130 (19.70%) SPSS
23 125 (18.94%) Statistical Modelling
24 116 (17.58%) Business Intelligence
25 113 (17.12%) Marketing
26 109 (16.52%) Predictive Modelling
26 109 (16.52%) Finance
27 106 (16.06%) NoSQL
28 97 (14.70%) MongoDB

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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
1 225 (34.09%) SAS
2 92 (13.94%) Apache Pig
3 52 (7.88%) Apache Spark
4 14 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (1.82%) Apache Solr
6 8 (1.21%) CMS
7 6 (0.91%) Apache
8 4 (0.61%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.45%) IIS
10 2 (0.30%) IPython
11 1 (0.15%) Node.js
11 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 130 (19.70%) SPSS
2 27 (4.09%) MS Office
3 23 (3.48%) MS Excel
4 17 (2.58%) Weka
5 13 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.97%) Stata
6 7 (1.06%) CPLEX
7 5 (0.76%) GNU Octave
8 3 (0.45%) Gephi
9 2 (0.30%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 71 (10.76%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (6.67%) Google Analytics
3 37 (5.61%) Amazon EC2
3 37 (5.61%) Amazon EMR
4 36 (5.45%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.76%) SaaS
5 5 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.91%) Internet
2 2 (0.30%) Broadband
3 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 339 (51.36%) Big Data
2 317 (48.03%) Hadoop
3 204 (30.91%) Data Mining
4 157 (23.79%) Apache Hive
5 106 (16.06%) NoSQL
6 97 (14.70%) MongoDB
7 76 (11.52%) Mahout
8 65 (9.85%) QlikView
9 56 (8.48%) PostgreSQL
10 37 (5.61%) Impala
11 36 (5.45%) HBase
11 36 (5.45%) Text Mining
11 36 (5.45%) SQL Server
12 33 (5.00%) Relational Database
13 26 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 21 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
15 17 (2.58%) IBM InfoSphere
15 17 (2.58%) CouchDB
16 16 (2.42%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 41 (6.21%) Git (software)
2 39 (5.91%) Jenkins
3 36 (5.45%) Yeoman
4 4 (0.61%) JIRA
5 3 (0.45%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.15%) Subversion
6 1 (0.15%) Maven
6 1 (0.15%) Hudson
General
1 113 (17.12%) Marketing
2 109 (16.52%) Finance
3 83 (12.58%) Retail
4 54 (8.18%) Telecoms
5 24 (3.64%) Games
6 7 (1.06%) Banking
6 7 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.06%) Automotive
7 5 (0.76%) Electronics
7 5 (0.76%) Publishing
8 4 (0.61%) Back Office
9 3 (0.45%) Advertising
10 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.30%) Local Government
10 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.15%) Law
11 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.15%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (9.39%) D3.js
2 51 (7.73%) Natural Language Processing
3 49 (7.42%) scikit-learn
4 46 (6.97%) Pandas
5 39 (5.91%) SciPy
6 36 (5.45%) Cascalog
7 8 (1.21%) MLlib
8 7 (1.06%) RHadoop
8 7 (1.06%) Cascading
8 7 (1.06%) .NET
9 5 (0.76%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.61%) XML
10 4 (0.61%) LINQ
11 3 (0.45%) RESTful
11 3 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.45%) Entity Framework
11 3 (0.45%) Ninject
11 3 (0.45%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (0.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 278 (42.12%) Analytical Skills
2 272 (41.21%) Statistics
3 223 (33.79%) Mathematics
4 201 (30.45%) Algorithms
5 188 (28.48%) Visualisation
6 160 (24.24%) Computer Science
7 75 (11.36%) Physics
8 69 (10.45%) Neural Network
9 44 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
10 37 (5.61%) Economics
11 36 (5.45%) Social Network
12 30 (4.55%) Applied Mathematics
13 17 (2.58%) Credit Risk
14 16 (2.42%) Social Media
14 16 (2.42%) Management Information System
15 14 (2.12%) Data Extraction
15 14 (2.12%) Data Structures
16 13 (1.97%) Digital Media
16 13 (1.97%) Data Integration
17 11 (1.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.67%) Linux
2 5 (0.76%) Windows
3 4 (0.61%) UNIX
3 4 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (70.61%) Analytics
2 187 (28.33%) Machine Learning
3 147 (22.27%) Data Analysis
4 132 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 125 (18.94%) Statistical Modelling
6 116 (17.58%) Business Intelligence
7 109 (16.52%) Predictive Modelling
8 95 (14.39%) Data Visualisation
9 86 (13.03%) Data Analytics
10 78 (11.82%) Predictive Analytics
11 71 (10.76%) MapReduce
12 70 (10.61%) Open Source
13 66 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
14 65 (9.85%) Bayesian Methods
15 63 (9.55%) Data Modelling
16 62 (9.39%) Time Series Analysis
17 55 (8.33%) Data Management
18 46 (6.97%) Logistic Regression
18 46 (6.97%) Data Munging
19 42 (6.36%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 420 (63.64%) R
2 398 (60.30%) SQL
3 393 (59.55%) Python
4 173 (26.21%) Java
5 144 (21.82%) MATLAB
6 77 (11.67%) C++
7 56 (8.48%) Scala
8 52 (7.88%) Clojure
9 49 (7.42%) VBA
10 46 (6.97%) C#
11 41 (6.21%) Ruby
12 38 (5.76%) Bash Shell
13 15 (2.27%) C
14 13 (1.97%) JavaScript
15 10 (1.52%) Perl
16 6 (0.91%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.61%) F#
18 3 (0.45%) HiveQL
18 3 (0.45%) T-SQL
19 2 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 194 (29.39%) Degree
2 144 (21.82%) PhD
3 24 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.97%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.91%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.97%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 36 (5.45%) VirtualBox
2 29 (4.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 36 (5.45%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 82 (12.42%) Tableau
2 55 (8.33%) Google
3 52 (7.88%) Oracle
4 41 (6.21%) IBM
5 40 (6.06%) Microsoft
6 33 (5.00%) Cloudera
7 18 (2.73%) Netezza
8 17 (2.58%) Greenplum
8 17 (2.58%) Hortonworks
8 17 (2.58%) MapR
9 12 (1.82%) Alteryx
10 10 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.36%) Ab Initio
11 9 (1.36%) Business Objects
11 9 (1.36%) Informatica
11 9 (1.36%) Teradata
12 8 (1.21%) RapidMiner
13 7 (1.06%) Facebook
14 6 (0.91%) Splunk
15 4 (0.61%) TIBCO
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
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Salary: £40k - 70k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East
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Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
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West Midlands
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Salary: £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
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Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 to £90,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 to £90,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 to £90,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
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Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £90,000k plus outstanding package
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Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
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