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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 530 611 797
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +186
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 377 331 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.33% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.34% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 320 269 124
Median salary £56,250 £60,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
86621 97333 101655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.27% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 73029 81887 82956
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 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 +35 271 £62,500 -3.84% 31
North West +35 29 £45,000 -30.76% 6
South West +18 26 £50,000 +33.33% 1
South East +26 21 £50,000 - 4
West Midlands -12 12 £45,000 -16.27%
Yorkshire +24 10 £45,000 +9.09% 3
East of England +21 3 £50,000 +11.11% 2
North East - 3 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands +6 1 £50,000 +33.33%
Data Scientist
UK

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 600 (74.26%) Python
2 569 (70.42%) Machine Learning
3 513 (63.49%) Analytics
4 493 (61.01%) SQL
5 480 (59.41%) R
6 335 (41.46%) Big Data
7 313 (38.74%) Statistics
8 303 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
9 292 (36.14%) PhD
10 288 (35.64%) Mathematics
11 286 (35.40%) Hadoop
12 269 (33.29%) Computer Science
13 265 (32.80%) Degree
14 232 (28.71%) Algorithms
15 228 (28.22%) Data Mining
16 224 (27.72%) Java
17 216 (26.73%) Data Analytics
18 213 (26.36%) Apache Spark
19 208 (25.74%) SAS
19 208 (25.74%) Visualisation
20 196 (24.26%) Finance
21 185 (22.90%) Data Analysis
22 158 (19.55%) MATLAB
23 140 (17.33%) Marketing
24 131 (16.21%) Statistical Modelling
25 130 (16.09%) Predictive Modelling
26 129 (15.97%) NoSQL
27 120 (14.85%) C++
28 118 (14.60%) Business Intelligence
29 117 (14.48%) Apache Hive

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
1 213 (26.36%) Apache Spark
2 208 (25.74%) SAS
3 74 (9.16%) Apache Pig
4 31 (3.84%) Apache
5 15 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (1.36%) IPython
6 11 (1.36%) Jupyter
7 9 (1.11%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.25%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 103 (12.75%) SPSS
2 20 (2.48%) MS Excel
3 16 (1.98%) GNU Octave
4 15 (1.86%) MS Office
5 14 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.74%) Stata
7 5 (0.62%) S-PLUS
8 3 (0.37%) Weka
9 2 (0.25%) CPLEX
10 1 (0.12%) Gephi
10 1 (0.12%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 14 (1.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.37%) Oracle AML
3 1 (0.12%) Unica
3 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 67 (8.29%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (1.73%) Amazon S3
5 12 (1.49%) Google Analytics
5 12 (1.49%) IBM Cloud
6 11 (1.36%) Amazon Kinesis
7 10 (1.24%) Amazon EMR
8 9 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (0.37%) PaaS
9 3 (0.37%) SaaS
10 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.12%) Data Lake Analytics
11 1 (0.12%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.61%) Internet
2 3 (0.37%) Skype
3 2 (0.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 335 (41.46%) Big Data
2 286 (35.40%) Hadoop
3 228 (28.22%) Data Mining
4 129 (15.97%) NoSQL
5 117 (14.48%) Apache Hive
6 71 (8.79%) MongoDB
7 47 (5.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 46 (5.69%) Relational Database
9 44 (5.45%) MySQL
9 44 (5.45%) QlikView
10 39 (4.83%) Amazon Redshift
11 38 (4.70%) PostgreSQL
12 33 (4.08%) SQL Server
13 31 (3.84%) Neo4j
14 30 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
14 30 (3.71%) Impala
15 23 (2.85%) HBase
16 22 (2.72%) Text Mining
17 18 (2.23%) Mahout
18 14 (1.73%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 33 (4.08%) Vagrant
2 27 (3.34%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.24%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.24%) Yeoman
4 6 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.12%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.12%) Subversion
General
1 196 (24.26%) Finance
2 140 (17.33%) Marketing
3 62 (7.67%) Retail
4 44 (5.45%) Games
5 38 (4.70%) Banking
6 34 (4.21%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.72%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.49%) Publishing
9 9 (1.11%) Advertising
9 9 (1.11%) Electronics
10 8 (0.99%) Front Office
10 8 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.62%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.50%) Back Office
12 4 (0.50%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.50%) Law
13 2 (0.25%) Billing
13 2 (0.25%) iGaming
13 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (9.03%) Natural Language Processing
2 40 (4.95%) scikit-learn
3 32 (3.96%) Pandas
3 32 (3.96%) SciPy
4 29 (3.59%) NumPy
5 28 (3.47%) D3.js
6 23 (2.85%) Lucene
7 14 (1.73%) JSON
7 14 (1.73%) XML
8 13 (1.61%) Spark Streaming
9 12 (1.49%) Kafka
10 10 (1.24%) Cascalog
11 8 (0.99%) Cascading
11 8 (0.99%) Theano
12 7 (0.87%) Django
13 5 (0.62%) Celery
13 5 (0.62%) HTML
13 5 (0.62%) Web Services
14 4 (0.50%) REST
15 3 (0.37%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 313 (38.74%) Statistics
2 303 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 288 (35.64%) Mathematics
4 269 (33.29%) Computer Science
5 232 (28.71%) Algorithms
6 208 (25.74%) Visualisation
7 100 (12.38%) Physics
8 62 (7.67%) Artificial Intelligence
9 60 (7.43%) Neural Network
10 41 (5.07%) Fintech
11 25 (3.09%) Economics
12 20 (2.48%) Social Media
13 17 (2.10%) Applied Mathematics
14 15 (1.86%) Credit Risk
14 15 (1.86%) Cybercrime
15 11 (1.36%) Smart Meter
16 10 (1.24%) Data Structures
17 9 (1.11%) Mobile App
17 9 (1.11%) User Experience
18 7 (0.87%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 16 (1.98%) Linux
2 14 (1.73%) Unix
3 1 (0.12%) Android
3 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 569 (70.42%) Machine Learning
2 513 (63.49%) Analytics
3 216 (26.73%) Data Analytics
4 185 (22.90%) Data Analysis
5 131 (16.21%) Statistical Modelling
6 130 (16.09%) Predictive Modelling
7 118 (14.60%) Business Intelligence
8 117 (14.48%) Data Visualisation
9 105 (13.00%) Statistical Analysis
10 77 (9.53%) MapReduce
11 71 (8.79%) Open Source
12 63 (7.80%) Software Engineering
13 62 (7.67%) Big Data Analytics
14 60 (7.43%) Bayesian Methods
15 58 (7.18%) E-Commerce
16 55 (6.81%) Agile Software Development
17 50 (6.19%) ETL
18 47 (5.82%) Sentiment Analysis
19 46 (5.69%) Predictive Analytics
20 40 (4.95%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 600 (74.26%) Python
2 493 (61.01%) SQL
3 480 (59.41%) R
4 224 (27.72%) Java
5 158 (19.55%) MATLAB
6 120 (14.85%) C++
7 108 (13.37%) Scala
8 38 (4.70%) JavaScript
9 36 (4.46%) Perl
10 33 (4.08%) C
11 22 (2.72%) C#
12 21 (2.60%) VBA
13 17 (2.10%) Ruby
14 14 (1.73%) Clojure
15 13 (1.61%) Cypher
15 13 (1.61%) PHP
16 11 (1.36%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.99%) Shell Script
18 7 (0.87%) Julia
19 4 (0.50%) Cython
Qualifications
1 292 (36.14%) PhD
2 265 (32.80%) Degree
3 21 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.11%) Postgraduate
5 7 (0.87%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.12%) CIMA
6 1 (0.12%) MBA
6 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.85%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.11%) QA
3 1 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.12%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 31 (3.84%) Virtual Machines
2 30 (3.71%) Docker
3 24 (2.97%) VirtualBox
4 11 (1.36%) HDFS
5 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (0.25%) Mesos
2 1 (0.12%) Kibana
2 1 (0.12%) logstash
Vendors
1 92 (11.39%) Tableau
2 40 (4.95%) Cloudera
3 32 (3.96%) Hortonworks
4 31 (3.84%) IBM
4 31 (3.84%) Oracle
5 27 (3.34%) Google
6 20 (2.48%) Microsoft
7 19 (2.35%) SAP
8 17 (2.10%) Vertica
9 13 (1.61%) TIBCO
10 12 (1.49%) Splunk
11 11 (1.36%) MicroStrategy
12 9 (1.11%) Alteryx
12 9 (1.11%) MapR
12 9 (1.11%) RapidMiner
13 8 (0.99%) Hitachi
14 7 (0.87%) Omniture
15 6 (0.74%) Informatica
15 6 (0.74%) Talend
16 5 (0.62%) Sybase
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Codex
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £41000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes
Churchill Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Churchill Frank International
Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Churchill Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Darlington
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000 + Shares + Laptop
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Creative Personnel
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Incl Relocation
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
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