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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Research Scientist
Rank 843 852 852
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Scientist 7 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.006% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 6
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £70,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +75.00%
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
93187 93662 97567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.48% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 77560 76025 83489
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 £27,500 £27,000
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%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015. 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 +2 4 £67,500 +92.85%
South East -16 3 £50,000 -28.57%
Research Scientist
UK

Research Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 22 (91.67%) C++
3 20 (83.33%) Analytics
4 19 (79.17%) PhD
5 15 (62.50%) R
6 13 (54.17%) C
6 13 (54.17%) Python
6 13 (54.17%) Perl
6 13 (54.17%) Data Analysis
6 13 (54.17%) Statistical Modelling
6 13 (54.17%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (29.17%) Mathematics
7 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
8 6 (25.00%) Physics
8 6 (25.00%) Java
9 5 (20.83%) STL
9 5 (20.83%) Finance
9 5 (20.83%) Clustering
9 5 (20.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 5 (20.83%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (20.83%) Multithreading
9 5 (20.83%) Natural Language Processing
9 5 (20.83%) Social Media
9 5 (20.83%) Machine Learning
9 5 (20.83%) Data Structures
10 4 (16.67%) Velocity
10 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (16.67%) UML
10 4 (16.67%) OOD
11 2 (8.33%) MATLAB

Research Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (8.33%) Mahout
1 2 (8.33%) Big Data
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) STL
1 5 (20.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (20.83%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (16.67%) Velocity
3 2 (8.33%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 24 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 13 (54.17%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (29.17%) Mathematics
3 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
4 6 (25.00%) Physics
5 5 (20.83%) Social Media
5 5 (20.83%) Data Structures
5 5 (20.83%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Analytics
2 13 (54.17%) Statistical Modelling
2 13 (54.17%) Data Analysis
3 5 (20.83%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (20.83%) Multithreading
3 5 (20.83%) Machine Learning
4 4 (16.67%) UML
4 4 (16.67%) OOD
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) MapReduce
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) Information Retrieval
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) C++
2 15 (62.50%) R
3 13 (54.17%) C
3 13 (54.17%) Perl
3 13 (54.17%) Python
4 6 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) MATLAB
5 2 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) PhD