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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Research Scientist
Rank 866 859 875
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Scientist 12 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.003% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.003% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 3
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +71.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £60,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £60,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 - £45,000
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
100718 95501 103305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.44% 94.50% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 83018 80165 88637
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 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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
South East - 6 £50,000 -
London -9 5 £60,000 - 1
East of England - 1 £37,500 -
Research Scientist
UK

Research Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 37 (86.05%) PhD
2 36 (83.72%) Physics
3 33 (76.74%) Algorithms
4 29 (67.44%) Java
5 28 (65.12%) Mathematics
6 24 (55.81%) Computer Science
6 24 (55.81%) C++
7 20 (46.51%) Analytics
7 20 (46.51%) R
8 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (37.21%) OOD
9 15 (34.88%) Big Data
9 15 (34.88%) Hadoop
10 14 (32.56%) MATLAB
10 14 (32.56%) UML
11 13 (30.23%) Scala
11 13 (30.23%) Information Retrieval
12 12 (27.91%) Cascading
12 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (27.91%) Data Analytics
12 12 (27.91%) Mahout
12 12 (27.91%) Big Data Analytics
12 12 (27.91%) MapReduce
12 12 (27.91%) .NET
12 12 (27.91%) C#
13 10 (23.26%) C
14 9 (20.93%) Data Analysis
15 8 (18.60%) Statistics
15 8 (18.60%) 3D Graphics
15 8 (18.60%) Velocity

Research Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Mathematica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) Big Data
1 15 (34.88%) Hadoop
2 12 (27.91%) Mahout
3 7 (16.28%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.33%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio
1 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (13.95%) Aerospace
1 6 (13.95%) Automotive
1 6 (13.95%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) Cascading
1 12 (27.91%) .NET
2 8 (18.60%) Velocity
3 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.65%) OpenCL
4 2 (4.65%) Qt
4 2 (4.65%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 36 (83.72%) Physics
2 33 (76.74%) Algorithms
3 28 (65.12%) Mathematics
4 24 (55.81%) Computer Science
5 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (18.60%) Statistics
6 8 (18.60%) 3D Graphics
7 6 (13.95%) Data Structures
8 2 (4.65%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (4.65%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Analytics
2 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (37.21%) OOD
3 14 (32.56%) UML
4 13 (30.23%) Information Retrieval
5 12 (27.91%) Data Analytics
5 12 (27.91%) Big Data Analytics
5 12 (27.91%) MapReduce
6 9 (20.93%) Data Analysis
7 7 (16.28%) Machine Learning
8 6 (13.95%) Signal Processing
8 6 (13.95%) Statistical Modelling
8 6 (13.95%) Bayesian Methods
9 2 (4.65%) Data Architecture
9 2 (4.65%) Numerical Analysis
9 2 (4.65%) OO
Programming Languages
1 29 (67.44%) Java
2 24 (55.81%) C++
3 20 (46.51%) R
4 14 (32.56%) MATLAB
5 13 (30.23%) Scala
6 12 (27.91%) C#
7 10 (23.26%) C
8 7 (16.28%) Python
9 6 (13.95%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (86.05%) PhD
2 7 (16.28%) Degree
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