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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Scientist
Rank 689 785 836
Rank change year-on-year
+96 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 177 79 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.077% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.082% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 151 68 33
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +34.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £91,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £41,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +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
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 19 December 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 December 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 +115 151 £55,000 -15.38% 14
West Midlands +1 11 £55,000 -8.33%
East of England -14 7 £45,000 - 5
South East +10 4 £73,750 +143.80% 1
North West -10 2 £57,500 +43.75%
South West -9 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Data Scientist
UK

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 215 (64.56%) Analytics
2 200 (60.06%) R
3 197 (59.16%) Big Data
4 161 (48.35%) SQL
5 160 (48.05%) Python
6 159 (47.75%) Algorithms
7 136 (40.84%) Hadoop
8 126 (37.84%) Data Mining
8 126 (37.84%) Degree
9 123 (36.94%) Mathematics
10 122 (36.64%) Analytical Skills
11 117 (35.14%) Computer Science
12 116 (34.83%) Java
13 115 (34.53%) Statistics
14 105 (31.53%) PhD
15 99 (29.73%) Machine Learning
16 97 (29.13%) SAS
17 93 (27.93%) MATLAB
17 93 (27.93%) Data Analysis
18 80 (24.02%) Visualisation
19 68 (20.42%) Statistical Analysis
20 66 (19.82%) Predictive Modelling
20 66 (19.82%) SPSS
20 66 (19.82%) C++
21 61 (18.32%) MapReduce
22 58 (17.42%) Physics
23 56 (16.82%) Bayesian Methods
23 56 (16.82%) Data Modelling
24 53 (15.92%) Apache Hive
25 51 (15.32%) Apache Pig

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 97 (29.13%) SAS
2 51 (15.32%) Apache Pig
3 10 (3.00%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.80%) CMS
5 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 66 (19.82%) SPSS
2 18 (5.41%) CPLEX
3 15 (4.50%) Weka
4 13 (3.90%) Stata
5 10 (3.00%) MS Excel
6 8 (2.40%) MS Office
7 5 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.90%) Gephi
9 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.30%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.20%) Amazon EC2
1 14 (4.20%) Amazon S3
1 14 (4.20%) Amazon EMR
2 11 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.10%) SaaS
4 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (59.16%) Big Data
2 136 (40.84%) Hadoop
3 126 (37.84%) Data Mining
4 53 (15.92%) Apache Hive
5 43 (12.91%) Mahout
6 40 (12.01%) NoSQL
7 34 (10.21%) MongoDB
8 25 (7.51%) Relational Database
9 23 (6.91%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (5.41%) Impala
11 12 (3.60%) HBase
11 12 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (2.70%) Text Mining
12 9 (2.70%) SQL Server
12 9 (2.70%) SAS Enterprise Miner
13 8 (2.40%) QlikView
13 8 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (1.80%) MS Access
15 3 (0.90%) CouchDB
15 3 (0.90%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 20 (6.01%) Git (software)
2 16 (4.80%) Jenkins
3 14 (4.20%) Yeoman
4 2 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.30%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.30%) Maven
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.30%) Spock
5 1 (0.30%) Geb
5 1 (0.30%) Mockito
5 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.30%) Gradle
General
1 49 (14.71%) Retail
2 48 (14.41%) Finance
3 38 (11.41%) Marketing
4 15 (4.50%) Games
5 10 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.50%) Publishing
8 3 (0.90%) Banking
8 3 (0.90%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.30%) Back Office
9 1 (0.30%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) French Language
9 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.21%) Cascading
2 20 (6.01%) D3.js
3 16 (4.80%) Natural Language Processing
3 16 (4.80%) SciPy
4 14 (4.20%) Cascalog
4 14 (4.20%) Pandas
5 10 (3.00%) .NET
5 10 (3.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (1.80%) HTML
6 6 (1.80%) HTML5
7 3 (0.90%) CSS
7 3 (0.90%) Matplotlib
7 3 (0.90%) CSS3
8 2 (0.60%) RHadoop
8 2 (0.60%) XML
8 2 (0.60%) NumPy
9 1 (0.30%) Spring
9 1 (0.30%) RESTful
9 1 (0.30%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 159 (47.75%) Algorithms
2 123 (36.94%) Mathematics
3 122 (36.64%) Analytical Skills
4 117 (35.14%) Computer Science
5 115 (34.53%) Statistics
6 80 (24.02%) Visualisation
7 58 (17.42%) Physics
8 34 (10.21%) Open Source
9 30 (9.01%) Artificial Intelligence
9 30 (9.01%) Neural Network
10 29 (8.71%) Economics
11 28 (8.41%) Applied Mathematics
12 24 (7.21%) Digital Media
13 17 (5.11%) Social Media
13 17 (5.11%) Chemistry
13 17 (5.11%) Psychology
13 17 (5.11%) Credit Risk
14 15 (4.50%) Informatics
15 9 (2.70%) Smart Meter
16 8 (2.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.80%) Linux
2 2 (0.60%) UNIX
3 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (64.56%) Analytics
2 99 (29.73%) Machine Learning
3 93 (27.93%) Data Analysis
4 68 (20.42%) Statistical Analysis
5 66 (19.82%) Predictive Modelling
6 61 (18.32%) MapReduce
7 56 (16.82%) Data Modelling
7 56 (16.82%) Bayesian Methods
8 50 (15.02%) Statistical Modelling
9 36 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (10.81%) Time Series Analysis
10 34 (10.21%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (9.31%) Logistic Regression
12 30 (9.01%) Big Data Analytics
13 28 (8.41%) Predictive Analytics
14 27 (8.11%) Data Management
14 27 (8.11%) Markov Chain
15 26 (7.81%) Data Analytics
16 24 (7.21%) Factor Analysis
16 24 (7.21%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 200 (60.06%) R
2 161 (48.35%) SQL
3 160 (48.05%) Python
4 116 (34.83%) Java
5 93 (27.93%) MATLAB
6 66 (19.82%) C++
7 49 (14.71%) Scala
8 31 (9.31%) C#
9 26 (7.81%) Ruby
9 26 (7.81%) Clojure
10 24 (7.21%) VBA
11 12 (3.60%) C
12 11 (3.30%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.40%) PHP
14 6 (1.80%) Perl
15 3 (0.90%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.90%) HiveQL
16 2 (0.60%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.60%) JavaScript
17 1 (0.30%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 126 (37.84%) Degree
2 105 (31.53%) PhD
3 4 (1.20%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.20%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.90%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.40%) QA
System Software
1 14 (4.20%) VirtualBox
2 4 (1.20%) HDFS
3 1 (0.30%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 14 (4.20%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.30%) Oozie
2 1 (0.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (5.11%) Oracle
2 13 (3.90%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.70%) IBM
4 6 (1.80%) Teradata
4 6 (1.80%) Tableau
5 5 (1.50%) Informatica
6 4 (1.20%) Google
6 4 (1.20%) Cloudera
7 3 (0.90%) MapR
7 3 (0.90%) Greenplum
7 3 (0.90%) Hortonworks
7 3 (0.90%) Minitab
8 2 (0.60%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.60%) Talend
8 2 (0.60%) Netezza
9 1 (0.30%) Splunk
9 1 (0.30%) Facebook
9 1 (0.30%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.30%) MicroStrategy
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