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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Research Scientist
Rank 847 880 846
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Scientist 7 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.008% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.009% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 10
Average salary £100,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+150.00% +10.34%
UK excluding London average salary - £40,000 -
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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +45 7 £100,000 +166.66%
Research Scientist
UK

Research Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 15 (93.75%) C++
3 11 (68.75%) Mathematics
3 11 (68.75%) Computer Science
4 10 (62.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 10 (62.50%) STL
4 10 (62.50%) Finance
4 10 (62.50%) Data Structures
4 10 (62.50%) Machine Learning
4 10 (62.50%) Analytics
5 6 (37.50%) Clustering
5 6 (37.50%) PhD
5 6 (37.50%) Social Media
5 6 (37.50%) Natural Language Processing
5 6 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (37.50%) Multithreading
6 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (25.00%) Statistics
6 4 (25.00%) R
7 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) C
7 3 (18.75%) Python
7 3 (18.75%) Java
7 3 (18.75%) Perl
7 3 (18.75%) Physics
7 3 (18.75%) Statistical Modelling
7 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (12.50%) Velocity
8 2 (12.50%) UML
8 2 (12.50%) OOD

Research Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.25%) Mahout
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 10 (62.50%) STL
2 6 (37.50%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (12.50%) Velocity
4 1 (6.25%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 11 (68.75%) Mathematics
2 11 (68.75%) Computer Science
3 10 (62.50%) Data Structures
4 6 (37.50%) Clustering
4 6 (37.50%) Social Media
5 4 (25.00%) Statistics
6 3 (18.75%) Physics
6 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Machine Learning
1 10 (62.50%) Analytics
2 6 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
2 6 (37.50%) Multithreading
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) UML
5 2 (12.50%) OOD
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) MapReduce
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Information Retrieval
6 1 (6.25%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C++
2 4 (25.00%) R
3 3 (18.75%) C
3 3 (18.75%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
4 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) PhD
Crowthorne, Berkshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Hudson IT
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Daresbury, Warrington
Research Councils UK
Posted: 4 days ago