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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 535 604 758
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +154
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 394 341 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.33% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.34% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 356 286 179
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £63,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -9.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
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
88472 98986 105033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.43% 96.32% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 75285 82566 86404
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +47 282 £60,000 - 31
South West +51 38 £50,000 +33.33% 1
North West +30 19 £39,000 -32.17% 2
South East +7 18 £55,000 +29.41% 2
West Midlands +1 12 £47,500 -9.52%
Yorkshire +31 10 £45,000 +12.50% 4
North East - 5 £50,000 -
East of England +29 4 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Data Scientist
UK

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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.

1 603 (70.94%) Python
1 603 (70.94%) Machine Learning
2 524 (61.65%) Analytics
3 512 (60.24%) SQL
4 485 (57.06%) R
5 386 (45.41%) Big Data
6 357 (42.00%) Statistics
7 343 (40.35%) Analytical Skills
8 324 (38.12%) Hadoop
9 292 (34.35%) Mathematics
10 285 (33.53%) PhD
11 267 (31.41%) Algorithms
12 260 (30.59%) Computer Science
13 255 (30.00%) Degree
14 253 (29.76%) Apache Spark
15 244 (28.71%) Data Mining
16 229 (26.94%) Java
17 225 (26.47%) Visualisation
18 211 (24.82%) Data Analysis
19 203 (23.88%) SAS
20 197 (23.18%) Data Analytics
21 183 (21.53%) Finance
22 168 (19.76%) Predictive Modelling
23 164 (19.29%) MATLAB
24 149 (17.53%) Statistical Modelling
25 145 (17.06%) NoSQL
26 142 (16.71%) Marketing
27 132 (15.53%) Apache Hive
28 131 (15.41%) Data Visualisation
29 129 (15.18%) Scala

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
1 253 (29.76%) Apache Spark
2 203 (23.88%) SAS
3 87 (10.24%) Apache Pig
4 44 (5.18%) Apache
5 18 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (1.65%) IPython
6 14 (1.65%) Jupyter
7 5 (0.59%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 92 (10.82%) SPSS
2 9 (1.06%) GNU Octave
2 9 (1.06%) MS Excel
3 8 (0.94%) Weka
4 6 (0.71%) MS Office
5 5 (0.59%) Gephi
5 5 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.47%) S-PLUS
7 3 (0.35%) Mathematica
7 3 (0.35%) Stata
Business Applications
1 16 (1.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle AML
2 1 (0.12%) Unica
2 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 81 (9.53%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (2.00%) Amazon EMR
5 16 (1.88%) Amazon S3
6 14 (1.65%) Google Analytics
7 11 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.06%) Amazon Kinesis
9 6 (0.71%) PaaS
10 5 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.35%) SaaS
12 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.12%) AdWords
13 1 (0.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.12%) Internet
2 3 (0.35%) HTTP
2 3 (0.35%) Skype
3 2 (0.24%) Network Security
4 1 (0.12%) BGP
4 1 (0.12%) DNS
4 1 (0.12%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 386 (45.41%) Big Data
2 324 (38.12%) Hadoop
3 244 (28.71%) Data Mining
4 145 (17.06%) NoSQL
5 132 (15.53%) Apache Hive
6 92 (10.82%) MongoDB
7 72 (8.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 52 (6.12%) Relational Database
9 49 (5.76%) QlikView
10 43 (5.06%) Amazon Redshift
10 43 (5.06%) MySQL
11 42 (4.94%) Neo4j
11 42 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
12 38 (4.47%) Impala
13 34 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
14 25 (2.94%) Mahout
14 25 (2.94%) Text Mining
15 24 (2.82%) SQL Server
16 20 (2.35%) HBase
17 16 (1.88%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 44 (5.18%) Git (software)
2 40 (4.71%) Vagrant
3 15 (1.76%) Jenkins
3 15 (1.76%) Yeoman
4 5 (0.59%) Mercurial
4 5 (0.59%) Subversion
4 5 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (0.47%) JIRA
General
1 183 (21.53%) Finance
2 142 (16.71%) Marketing
3 73 (8.59%) Retail
4 42 (4.94%) Telecoms
5 40 (4.71%) Games
6 38 (4.47%) Banking
7 30 (3.53%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.53%) Advertising
9 12 (1.41%) Publishing
10 11 (1.29%) Electronics
11 8 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.82%) Front Office
13 6 (0.71%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.47%) Law
15 3 (0.35%) Online Betting
16 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.24%) Automotive
16 2 (0.24%) Billing
16 2 (0.24%) iGaming
17 1 (0.12%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (8.59%) Natural Language Processing
2 50 (5.88%) D3.js
3 46 (5.41%) scikit-learn
4 43 (5.06%) Pandas
5 40 (4.71%) SciPy
6 27 (3.18%) NumPy
7 25 (2.94%) Lucene
8 21 (2.47%) Kafka
9 17 (2.00%) JSON
10 15 (1.76%) Cascalog
10 15 (1.76%) Spark Streaming
10 15 (1.76%) XML
11 10 (1.18%) REST
11 10 (1.18%) Web Services
12 7 (0.82%) AngularJS
12 7 (0.82%) Cascading
12 7 (0.82%) SparkR
13 6 (0.71%) MLlib
14 5 (0.59%) ELK Stack
14 5 (0.59%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 357 (42.00%) Statistics
2 343 (40.35%) Analytical Skills
3 292 (34.35%) Mathematics
4 267 (31.41%) Algorithms
5 260 (30.59%) Computer Science
6 225 (26.47%) Visualisation
7 109 (12.82%) Physics
8 55 (6.47%) Artificial Intelligence
9 43 (5.06%) Fintech
10 41 (4.82%) Neural Network
11 33 (3.88%) Economics
12 25 (2.94%) Applied Mathematics
13 20 (2.35%) Social Media
14 17 (2.00%) Management Information System
15 15 (1.76%) Data Structures
16 11 (1.29%) Cybercrime
16 11 (1.29%) Smart Meter
17 10 (1.18%) Credit Risk
17 10 (1.18%) Social Network
18 9 (1.06%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (3.06%) Linux
2 13 (1.53%) Unix
3 7 (0.82%) Windows
4 4 (0.47%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.35%) Android
5 3 (0.35%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 603 (70.94%) Machine Learning
2 524 (61.65%) Analytics
3 211 (24.82%) Data Analysis
4 197 (23.18%) Data Analytics
5 168 (19.76%) Predictive Modelling
6 149 (17.53%) Statistical Modelling
7 131 (15.41%) Data Visualisation
8 100 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
9 96 (11.29%) Statistical Analysis
10 84 (9.88%) Open Source
11 80 (9.41%) MapReduce
12 69 (8.12%) Big Data Analytics
13 66 (7.76%) Software Engineering
14 58 (6.82%) E-Commerce
15 55 (6.47%) Operations Research
16 52 (6.12%) Bayesian Methods
16 52 (6.12%) Data Management
17 51 (6.00%) ETL
18 45 (5.29%) Agile Software Development
18 45 (5.29%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 603 (70.94%) Python
2 512 (60.24%) SQL
3 485 (57.06%) R
4 229 (26.94%) Java
5 164 (19.29%) MATLAB
6 129 (15.18%) Scala
7 128 (15.06%) C++
8 57 (6.71%) JavaScript
9 42 (4.94%) C
10 34 (4.00%) Perl
11 27 (3.18%) Ruby
11 27 (3.18%) VBA
12 22 (2.59%) Clojure
13 17 (2.00%) C#
14 16 (1.88%) Bash Shell
15 12 (1.41%) Shell Script
16 10 (1.18%) Julia
17 7 (0.82%) Cython
18 4 (0.47%) Haskell
19 3 (0.35%) Lua
Qualifications
1 285 (33.53%) PhD
2 255 (30.00%) Degree
3 26 (3.06%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.53%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.94%) Postgraduate
6 5 (0.59%) MBA
7 1 (0.12%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.12%) Data Quality
2 8 (0.94%) QA
3 1 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.12%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 38 (4.47%) Docker
1 38 (4.47%) Virtual Machines
2 34 (4.00%) VirtualBox
3 8 (0.94%) HDFS
4 4 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.24%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (0.71%) Kibana
2 5 (0.59%) logstash
3 3 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (0.35%) Mesos
Vendors
1 110 (12.94%) Tableau
2 40 (4.71%) Oracle
3 37 (4.35%) Cloudera
3 37 (4.35%) IBM
4 36 (4.24%) Google
5 30 (3.53%) Hortonworks
6 19 (2.24%) SAP
7 17 (2.00%) TIBCO
8 14 (1.65%) MicroStrategy
9 13 (1.53%) Omniture
10 12 (1.41%) RapidMiner
11 11 (1.29%) Microsoft
12 7 (0.82%) Sybase
13 6 (0.71%) Facebook
14 5 (0.59%) Alteryx
14 5 (0.59%) Informatica
14 5 (0.59%) Splunk
14 5 (0.59%) Talend
15 4 (0.47%) Hitachi
15 4 (0.47%) Netezza
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Sussex
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Sussex
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Profit Share Scheme + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + shares
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Knowit
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + unlimited holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £73000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Storm Global Analytics
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Xcede
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefit and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
The Collinson Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago