The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Scientist
Rank 686 805 851
Rank change year-on-year
+119 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 217 57 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.056% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.059% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 178 49 18
Average salary £64,250 £60,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.08% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £81,000 £91,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £60,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year
-37.50% -22.58%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102606 96024 105994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.24% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84657 80426 91603
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Data Scientist
UK

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +113 188 £65,000 +8.33% 16
East of England - 20 £37,500 - 4
South West - 7 £35,000 - 1
North West +7 2 £50,000 -25.92% 1
Data Scientist
UK

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 277 (64.42%) Analytics
2 243 (56.51%) Hadoop
3 228 (53.02%) R
3 228 (53.02%) Big Data
4 227 (52.79%) Mathematics
5 206 (47.91%) Python
6 182 (42.33%) Statistics
7 176 (40.93%) SQL
8 175 (40.70%) Java
9 171 (39.77%) Data Mining
10 157 (36.51%) Computer Science
11 155 (36.05%) PhD
12 151 (35.12%) Degree
13 135 (31.40%) MATLAB
14 125 (29.07%) Machine Learning
15 109 (25.35%) Data Modelling
16 106 (24.65%) SAS
17 104 (24.19%) Visualisation
17 104 (24.19%) Predictive Modelling
18 101 (23.49%) MapReduce
19 99 (23.02%) SPSS
20 98 (22.79%) Physics
21 96 (22.33%) C++
22 86 (20.00%) Data Analysis
22 86 (20.00%) Relational Database
23 79 (18.37%) Mahout
24 77 (17.91%) Finance
25 73 (16.98%) Apache Hive
26 72 (16.74%) Retail
27 58 (13.49%) Scala

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 106 (24.65%) SAS
2 53 (12.33%) Apache Pig
3 10 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.47%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 99 (23.02%) SPSS
2 35 (8.14%) CPLEX
3 11 (2.56%) Stata
3 11 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (2.33%) MS Excel
5 5 (1.16%) S-PLUS
5 5 (1.16%) Mathematica
5 5 (1.16%) Weka
6 3 (0.70%) FastStats
7 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (3.49%) Google Analytics
2 9 (2.09%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.70%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 3 (0.70%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
1 14 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.02%) Amazon S3
2 13 (3.02%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (0.70%) SaaS
4 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.33%) Internet
2 2 (0.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (56.51%) Hadoop
2 228 (53.02%) Big Data
3 171 (39.77%) Data Mining
4 86 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 79 (18.37%) Mahout
6 73 (16.98%) Apache Hive
7 52 (12.09%) NoSQL
8 43 (10.00%) MongoDB
9 36 (8.37%) MySQL
10 31 (7.21%) Data Warehouse
11 25 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
12 21 (4.88%) QlikView
12 21 (4.88%) Impala
13 15 (3.49%) HBase
14 14 (3.26%) Oracle OLAP
14 14 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (3.26%) DataStage
14 14 (3.26%) OLAP
15 8 (1.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (2.79%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.56%) Yeoman
3 7 (1.63%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 77 (17.91%) Finance
2 72 (16.74%) Retail
3 44 (10.23%) Marketing
4 32 (7.44%) Games
5 27 (6.28%) Telecoms
6 16 (3.72%) Advertising
7 3 (0.70%) Law
8 2 (0.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (23.49%) MapReduce
2 25 (5.81%) Natural Language Processing
3 23 (5.35%) .NET
4 21 (4.88%) ASP.NET
4 21 (4.88%) SciPy
5 9 (2.09%) NumPy
5 9 (2.09%) D3.js
6 8 (1.86%) XML
7 6 (1.40%) HTML
7 6 (1.40%) HTML5
7 6 (1.40%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.70%) Matplotlib
8 3 (0.70%) MDX
9 2 (0.47%) Web Services
9 2 (0.47%) Akka
10 1 (0.23%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.23%) Lucene
10 1 (0.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 227 (52.79%) Mathematics
2 182 (42.33%) Statistics
3 157 (36.51%) Computer Science
4 104 (24.19%) Visualisation
5 98 (22.79%) Physics
6 56 (13.02%) Neural Network
7 53 (12.33%) Economics
8 44 (10.23%) Applied Mathematics
9 42 (9.77%) Artificial Intelligence
10 35 (8.14%) Digital Media
11 19 (4.42%) Open Source
11 19 (4.42%) Social Media
12 18 (4.19%) Data Integration
13 17 (3.95%) Management Information System
14 7 (1.63%) Social Network
15 6 (1.40%) Psychology
15 6 (1.40%) Chemistry
15 6 (1.40%) Informatics
16 5 (1.16%) Biology
16 5 (1.16%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 21 (4.88%) Linux
2 12 (2.79%) UNIX
3 1 (0.23%) Android
3 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (64.42%) Analytics
2 125 (29.07%) Machine Learning
3 109 (25.35%) Data Modelling
4 104 (24.19%) Predictive Modelling
5 86 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 58 (13.49%) Data Analytics
7 48 (11.16%) Business Analysis
8 47 (10.93%) Statistical Modelling
9 46 (10.70%) Big Data Analytics
10 44 (10.23%) Statistical Analysis
11 43 (10.00%) Data Management
12 38 (8.84%) Logistic Regression
13 35 (8.14%) Cluster Analysis
14 32 (7.44%) ETL
15 31 (7.21%) Agile Software Development
16 29 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
16 29 (6.74%) E-Commerce
17 28 (6.51%) CRM
17 28 (6.51%) Data Visualisation
18 26 (6.05%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 228 (53.02%) R
2 206 (47.91%) Python
3 176 (40.93%) SQL
4 175 (40.70%) Java
5 135 (31.40%) MATLAB
6 96 (22.33%) C++
7 58 (13.49%) Scala
8 39 (9.07%) VBA
9 31 (7.21%) C#
10 30 (6.98%) Perl
11 29 (6.74%) Clojure
12 17 (3.95%) Bash Shell
13 14 (3.26%) Ruby
14 8 (1.86%) C
15 4 (0.93%) JavaScript
15 4 (0.93%) PHP
16 3 (0.70%) PowerHouse
17 2 (0.47%) Erlang
18 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 155 (36.05%) PhD
2 151 (35.12%) Degree
3 18 (4.19%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (1.63%) VirtualBox
2 3 (0.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.63%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.93%) Oozie
Vendors
1 31 (7.21%) Tableau
2 17 (3.95%) Oracle
2 17 (3.95%) Teradata
3 16 (3.72%) Google
4 15 (3.49%) Business Objects
5 14 (3.26%) Informatica
6 4 (0.93%) Omniture
7 3 (0.70%) Hortonworks
7 3 (0.70%) Cloudera
7 3 (0.70%) MapR
7 3 (0.70%) Greenplum
7 3 (0.70%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (0.70%) Alterian
7 3 (0.70%) IBM
8 2 (0.47%) Splunk
8 2 (0.47%) Talend
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe
9 1 (0.23%) Cognos
9 1 (0.23%) Minitab
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