The table below looks at the statistics for the Research 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 Research Scientist in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Research Scientist
Rank 889 917 908
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Scientist 20 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.012% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.013% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 9
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £67,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Research 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% -

Research Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Research Scientist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Research Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Research Scientist
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Research Scientist across the England region.

Research Scientist Salary Trend in England

Research Scientist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Research Scientist across the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Research Scientist Salary Histogram in England

Research 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 Research Scientist within the England region over the 3 months to 10 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
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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 +18 17 £50,000 -25.92%
South East +13 2 £51,250 +2.50%
East of England - 1 £50,000 -
Research Scientist
UK

Research Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Research 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 Research Scientist in their job title.

1 19 (76.00%) C++
1 19 (76.00%) PhD
1 19 (76.00%) Computer Science
2 18 (72.00%) Algorithms
3 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (36.00%) C
5 8 (32.00%) Windows
5 8 (32.00%) Linux
5 8 (32.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 8 (32.00%) CUDA
5 8 (32.00%) Pattern Recognition
5 8 (32.00%) Machine Learning
5 8 (32.00%) Video Content Analysis
5 8 (32.00%) Content Analysis
6 7 (28.00%) Analytics
7 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
7 6 (24.00%) Java
7 6 (24.00%) Data Mining
8 5 (20.00%) MATLAB
8 5 (20.00%) Physics
8 5 (20.00%) Visualisation
9 4 (16.00%) Parallel Computing
9 4 (16.00%) Data Analytics
9 4 (16.00%) R
9 4 (16.00%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (16.00%) Python
10 3 (12.00%) SQL
10 3 (12.00%) Internet
10 3 (12.00%) ESRI
10 3 (12.00%) ArcGIS

Research Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Research 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 Research Scientist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) ArcGIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (12.00%) Big Data
2 3 (12.00%) Text Mining
3 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (8.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (8.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (76.00%) Computer Science
2 18 (72.00%) Algorithms
3 8 (32.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 8 (32.00%) CUDA
4 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
5 5 (20.00%) Physics
5 5 (20.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (12.00%) Smart Energy
6 3 (12.00%) Statistics
7 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
7 2 (8.00%) Internet of Things
7 2 (8.00%) Social Media
8 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
8 1 (4.00%) Linked Data
8 1 (4.00%) Neural Network
8 1 (4.00%) Remote Sensing
8 1 (4.00%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (32.00%) Content Analysis
2 8 (32.00%) Machine Learning
2 8 (32.00%) Pattern Recognition
2 8 (32.00%) Video Content Analysis
3 7 (28.00%) Analytics
4 4 (16.00%) Data Analytics
4 4 (16.00%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (16.00%) Parallel Computing
5 3 (12.00%) 3D Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) Operations Research
6 2 (8.00%) Business Development
6 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.00%) Predictive Modelling
7 1 (4.00%) Revenue Management
7 1 (4.00%) Statistical Modelling
7 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) C++
2 9 (36.00%) C
3 6 (24.00%) Java
4 5 (20.00%) MATLAB
5 4 (16.00%) Python
5 4 (16.00%) R
6 3 (12.00%) SQL
7 1 (4.00%) PHP
7 1 (4.00%) Ruby
7 1 (4.00%) Scala
7 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) ESRI
2 1 (4.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (4.00%) Splunk