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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 509 728 813
Rank change year-on-year
+219 +85
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 439 203 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.21% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 370 177 97
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 +123 310 £62,500 +8.69% 36
South East +54 50 £48,750 -25.00% 6
West Midlands +15 33 £65,000 +10.63% 2
North West +41 15 £42,500 -29.16% 1
South West +3 15 £45,000 +15.38% 1
Yorkshire +10 10 - -
East of England -4 8 £56,250 +25.00% 1
East Midlands - 2 £55,000 -
North East - 1 £40,000 -
Data Scientist
UK

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 509 (65.01%) Python
2 493 (62.96%) R
3 490 (62.58%) Analytics
4 424 (54.15%) Machine Learning
5 410 (52.36%) SQL
6 389 (49.68%) Big Data
7 335 (42.78%) Hadoop
8 295 (37.68%) Statistics
9 283 (36.14%) Algorithms
10 274 (34.99%) Mathematics
11 253 (32.31%) Analytical Skills
12 246 (31.42%) PhD
13 231 (29.50%) Java
14 225 (28.74%) Degree
15 218 (27.84%) Computer Science
16 210 (26.82%) Data Mining
17 189 (24.14%) Data Analysis
18 182 (23.24%) Visualisation
19 180 (22.99%) MATLAB
20 176 (22.48%) Finance
21 163 (20.82%) Apache Spark
22 154 (19.67%) Data Analytics
23 145 (18.52%) SAS
24 139 (17.75%) Statistical Modelling
25 135 (17.24%) Scala
26 134 (17.11%) Predictive Modelling
27 132 (16.86%) NoSQL
27 132 (16.86%) Physics
28 131 (16.73%) Apache Hive
29 127 (16.22%) Marketing

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 163 (20.82%) Apache Spark
2 145 (18.52%) SAS
3 90 (11.49%) Apache Pig
4 33 (4.21%) Apache
5 18 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (1.79%) Node.js
7 2 (0.26%) IPython
8 1 (0.13%) CMS
8 1 (0.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 50 (6.39%) SPSS
2 26 (3.32%) MS Excel
3 17 (2.17%) GNU Octave
4 12 (1.53%) Weka
5 11 (1.40%) Mathematica
6 7 (0.89%) MS Office
7 6 (0.77%) Gephi
8 5 (0.64%) Stata
9 4 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.26%) CPLEX
11 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.07%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (2.94%) Amazon EMR
3 23 (2.94%) Amazon S3
4 18 (2.30%) Google Analytics
5 11 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (1.28%) GitHub
7 6 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
9 4 (0.51%) SaaS
10 1 (0.13%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.92%) Internet
2 8 (1.02%) HTTP
3 7 (0.89%) Network Security
4 3 (0.38%) Firewall
5 2 (0.26%) Broadband
6 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 389 (49.68%) Big Data
2 335 (42.78%) Hadoop
3 210 (26.82%) Data Mining
4 132 (16.86%) NoSQL
5 131 (16.73%) Apache Hive
6 92 (11.75%) MongoDB
7 73 (9.32%) Apache Cassandra
8 52 (6.64%) Relational Database
9 41 (5.24%) Mahout
10 38 (4.85%) Neo4j
11 37 (4.73%) Text Mining
12 35 (4.47%) Impala
13 31 (3.96%) SQL Server
14 30 (3.83%) MySQL
15 29 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
16 24 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
16 24 (3.07%) QlikView
17 16 (2.04%) HBase
18 15 (1.92%) Spotfire
19 13 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 35 (4.47%) Git (software)
2 29 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 19 (2.43%) Vagrant
3 19 (2.43%) Yeoman
4 10 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
5 7 (0.89%) Mercurial
5 7 (0.89%) Subversion
6 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.13%) JIRA
7 1 (0.13%) Maven
General
1 176 (22.48%) Finance
2 127 (16.22%) Marketing
3 74 (9.45%) Retail
4 39 (4.98%) Games
5 30 (3.83%) Banking
6 28 (3.58%) Telecoms
7 19 (2.43%) Automotive
7 19 (2.43%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.30%) Advertising
8 18 (2.30%) Aerospace
9 12 (1.53%) Publishing
10 8 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.77%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.51%) Electronics
13 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.26%) French Language
14 2 (0.26%) Front Office
14 2 (0.26%) Law
14 2 (0.26%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (6.00%) D3.js
2 46 (5.87%) Natural Language Processing
3 39 (4.98%) Pandas
4 37 (4.73%) SciPy
5 32 (4.09%) scikit-learn
6 21 (2.68%) XML
7 19 (2.43%) .NET
7 19 (2.43%) Cascalog
8 16 (2.04%) NumPy
9 14 (1.79%) Cascading
9 14 (1.79%) Kafka
9 14 (1.79%) MLlib
10 11 (1.40%) HTML
11 10 (1.28%) CSS
11 10 (1.28%) Middleware
11 10 (1.28%) RHadoop
11 10 (1.28%) Spring XD
12 8 (1.02%) AngularJS
13 7 (0.89%) Ajax
13 7 (0.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 295 (37.68%) Statistics
2 283 (36.14%) Algorithms
3 274 (34.99%) Mathematics
4 253 (32.31%) Analytical Skills
5 218 (27.84%) Computer Science
6 182 (23.24%) Visualisation
7 132 (16.86%) Physics
8 45 (5.75%) Applied Mathematics
9 39 (4.98%) Artificial Intelligence
10 37 (4.73%) Digital Media
11 36 (4.60%) Social Media
12 31 (3.96%) Management Information System
13 27 (3.45%) Economics
14 22 (2.81%) Data Integration
15 20 (2.55%) Neural Network
16 16 (2.04%) Hedge funds
17 14 (1.79%) Blog
17 14 (1.79%) Fintech
18 12 (1.53%) Data Extraction
18 12 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 40 (5.11%) Linux
2 18 (2.30%) Unix
3 9 (1.15%) Windows
4 8 (1.02%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.89%) Android
5 7 (0.89%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 490 (62.58%) Analytics
2 424 (54.15%) Machine Learning
3 189 (24.14%) Data Analysis
4 154 (19.67%) Data Analytics
5 139 (17.75%) Statistical Modelling
6 134 (17.11%) Predictive Modelling
7 119 (15.20%) Data Visualisation
8 115 (14.69%) Business Intelligence
9 91 (11.62%) Statistical Analysis
10 75 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
11 67 (8.56%) Open Source
12 58 (7.41%) Data Modelling
13 55 (7.02%) E-Commerce
14 54 (6.90%) Data Management
15 52 (6.64%) Big Data Analytics
16 50 (6.39%) Software Engineering
17 46 (5.87%) Predictive Analytics
18 44 (5.62%) Data Munging
19 43 (5.49%) Use Case
20 40 (5.11%) Bayesian Methods
Programming Languages
1 509 (65.01%) Python
2 493 (62.96%) R
3 410 (52.36%) SQL
4 231 (29.50%) Java
5 180 (22.99%) MATLAB
6 135 (17.24%) Scala
7 76 (9.71%) C++
8 57 (7.28%) JavaScript
9 35 (4.47%) Clojure
10 34 (4.34%) C
10 34 (4.34%) C#
11 31 (3.96%) Ruby
11 31 (3.96%) VBA
12 29 (3.70%) Perl
13 21 (2.68%) Bash Shell
14 18 (2.30%) F#
15 17 (2.17%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.89%) PHP
17 6 (0.77%) HiveQL
17 6 (0.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 246 (31.42%) PhD
2 225 (28.74%) Degree
3 13 (1.66%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.64%) Postgraduate
4 5 (0.64%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.38%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.13%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.79%) QA
2 7 (0.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (2.43%) VirtualBox
2 9 (1.15%) HDFS
3 5 (0.64%) Docker
4 2 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 10 (1.28%) Puppet
2 4 (0.51%) Mesos
3 2 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.13%) Oozie
Vendors
1 72 (9.20%) Tableau
2 34 (4.34%) Microsoft
3 30 (3.83%) Oracle
4 29 (3.70%) Splunk
5 23 (2.94%) Google
6 21 (2.68%) Cloudera
7 14 (1.79%) Hortonworks
8 13 (1.66%) Greenplum
9 12 (1.53%) Cognos
10 10 (1.28%) MuleSoft
10 10 (1.28%) Talend
11 9 (1.15%) Netezza
11 9 (1.15%) RapidMiner
12 7 (0.89%) IBM
12 7 (0.89%) Teradata
13 6 (0.77%) Alteryx
13 6 (0.77%) MicroStrategy
13 6 (0.77%) SAP
14 5 (0.64%) Facebook
14 5 (0.64%) Paxata
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Salary: £62000 - £75500 per annum, Benefits total package roughly £110K
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City, London
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Salary: £30k to £35k + bonus + benefits
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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Recruit Creatives
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 5%
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000 - £80000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 55000 - 65000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Empiric.com
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
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Salary: £0.00 per annum + competitive £
Posted: Yesterday
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £59000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Oliver James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + an excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ConSol Partners
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 2 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £29000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus +benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package (Car, Bonus, Pension, Healt
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package (Car, Bonus, Pension, Healt
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City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonuses and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Reco Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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