The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Scientist role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Scientist in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 358 496 571
Rank change year-on-year
+138 +75
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 296 150 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.68% 0.32% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.34% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 247 122 27
Average salary £60,000 £60,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.82% +5.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
Data Scientist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40376 43976 41848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.15% 93.53% 93.52%
Number of salaries quoted 34392 36762 35111
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Data Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Data Scientist
Salary Trend in London

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

Data Scientist Salary Trend in London

Data Scientist
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Scientist across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Data Scientist Salary Histogram in London

Data Scientist
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
City of London +22 57 £62,500 -3.84% 11
Brentford - 2 £65,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £62,000 - 1
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Data 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 Data Scientist in their job title.

1 386 (71.35%) Analytics
2 347 (64.14%) Python
3 339 (62.66%) R
4 294 (54.34%) SQL
5 273 (50.46%) Big Data
6 260 (48.06%) Hadoop
7 231 (42.70%) Statistics
8 228 (42.14%) Analytical Skills
9 190 (35.12%) Mathematics
10 177 (32.72%) Algorithms
11 165 (30.50%) Data Mining
11 165 (30.50%) SAS
12 155 (28.65%) Machine Learning
13 147 (27.17%) Visualisation
14 146 (26.99%) Degree
15 142 (26.25%) Java
16 136 (25.14%) Computer Science
17 117 (21.63%) PhD
18 114 (21.07%) MATLAB
19 112 (20.70%) Apache Hive
20 107 (19.78%) Data Analysis
21 96 (17.74%) Predictive Modelling
22 95 (17.56%) Data Analytics
23 93 (17.19%) Finance
24 89 (16.45%) Marketing
25 88 (16.27%) Statistical Analysis
25 88 (16.27%) NoSQL
26 86 (15.90%) Business Intelligence
27 83 (15.34%) Statistical Modelling
28 81 (14.97%) MongoDB

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Data 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 Data Scientist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 165 (30.50%) SAS
2 77 (14.23%) Apache Pig
3 49 (9.06%) Apache Spark
4 14 (2.59%) Apache Solr
5 9 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.29%) Apache
7 5 (0.92%) CMS
8 3 (0.55%) IIS
9 2 (0.37%) IPython
Applications
1 80 (14.79%) SPSS
2 14 (2.59%) Weka
3 11 (2.03%) MS Office
3 11 (2.03%) MS Excel
4 10 (1.85%) GNU Octave
5 9 (1.66%) CPLEX
6 6 (1.11%) Stata
7 3 (0.55%) Gephi
8 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.18%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 66 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (6.84%) Amazon EMR
2 37 (6.84%) Amazon EC2
2 37 (6.84%) Amazon S3
3 29 (5.36%) Google Analytics
4 7 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.11%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (0.74%) SaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.66%) Internet
2 3 (0.55%) Wireless
3 1 (0.18%) Network Security
3 1 (0.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (50.46%) Big Data
2 260 (48.06%) Hadoop
3 165 (30.50%) Data Mining
4 112 (20.70%) Apache Hive
5 88 (16.27%) NoSQL
6 81 (14.97%) MongoDB
7 61 (11.28%) Mahout
8 53 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
9 39 (7.21%) Impala
10 33 (6.10%) QlikView
11 30 (5.55%) Text Mining
12 29 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (4.07%) HBase
14 19 (3.51%) SQL Server
15 18 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
16 17 (3.14%) Relational Database
17 15 (2.77%) MySQL
18 12 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 12 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
19 11 (2.03%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 42 (7.76%) Git (software)
2 39 (7.21%) Jenkins
3 36 (6.65%) Yeoman
4 3 (0.55%) JIRA
4 3 (0.55%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.37%) Maven
General
1 93 (17.19%) Finance
2 89 (16.45%) Marketing
3 79 (14.60%) Retail
4 46 (8.50%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.96%) Games
6 10 (1.85%) Banking
6 10 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.66%) Publishing
8 4 (0.74%) Automotive
9 3 (0.55%) Back Office
9 3 (0.55%) Advertising
10 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.37%) Legal
11 1 (0.18%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (10.35%) D3.js
2 53 (9.80%) Natural Language Processing
3 45 (8.32%) scikit-learn
4 42 (7.76%) Pandas
5 41 (7.58%) SciPy
6 36 (6.65%) Cascalog
7 9 (1.66%) MLlib
8 7 (1.29%) RHadoop
8 7 (1.29%) .NET
9 6 (1.11%) XML
10 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.55%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.55%) LINQ
10 3 (0.55%) Entity Framework
10 3 (0.55%) Ninject
10 3 (0.55%) RESTful
10 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (0.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 231 (42.70%) Statistics
2 228 (42.14%) Analytical Skills
3 190 (35.12%) Mathematics
4 177 (32.72%) Algorithms
5 147 (27.17%) Visualisation
6 136 (25.14%) Computer Science
7 77 (14.23%) Physics
8 47 (8.69%) Neural Network
9 29 (5.36%) Social Network
10 28 (5.18%) Applied Mathematics
11 26 (4.81%) Economics
12 20 (3.70%) Artificial Intelligence
13 17 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 14 (2.59%) Data Extraction
14 14 (2.59%) FMCG
15 13 (2.40%) Mobile App
16 12 (2.22%) Digital Media
16 12 (2.22%) Data Integration
17 11 (2.03%) Social Media
18 10 (1.85%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.40%) Linux
2 6 (1.11%) Windows
3 4 (0.74%) UNIX
4 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 386 (71.35%) Analytics
2 155 (28.65%) Machine Learning
3 107 (19.78%) Data Analysis
4 96 (17.74%) Predictive Modelling
5 95 (17.56%) Data Analytics
6 88 (16.27%) Statistical Analysis
7 86 (15.90%) Business Intelligence
8 83 (15.34%) Statistical Modelling
9 79 (14.60%) Data Visualisation
10 61 (11.28%) Agile Software Development
11 50 (9.24%) Predictive Analytics
12 49 (9.06%) Data Munging
13 48 (8.87%) Open Source
14 47 (8.69%) Data Modelling
15 44 (8.13%) Time Series Analysis
16 43 (7.95%) MapReduce
17 40 (7.39%) Big Data Analytics
17 40 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
18 38 (7.02%) E-Commerce
18 38 (7.02%) Bayesian Methods
Programming Languages
1 347 (64.14%) Python
2 339 (62.66%) R
3 294 (54.34%) SQL
4 142 (26.25%) Java
5 114 (21.07%) MATLAB
6 64 (11.83%) C++
7 46 (8.50%) Scala
7 46 (8.50%) Clojure
8 38 (7.02%) VBA
9 37 (6.84%) Bash Shell
10 32 (5.91%) C#
11 29 (5.36%) Ruby
12 15 (2.77%) JavaScript
13 14 (2.59%) Shell Script
14 12 (2.22%) Perl
15 8 (1.48%) C
16 5 (0.92%) F#
17 3 (0.55%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.55%) HiveQL
18 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 146 (26.99%) Degree
2 117 (21.63%) PhD
3 19 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 36 (6.65%) VirtualBox
2 13 (2.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 36 (6.65%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 49 (9.06%) Tableau
2 41 (7.58%) Oracle
3 27 (4.99%) Google
4 23 (4.25%) IBM
5 19 (3.51%) Cloudera
6 15 (2.77%) Microsoft
7 14 (2.59%) Teradata
8 12 (2.22%) Netezza
9 11 (2.03%) Greenplum
9 11 (2.03%) Ab Initio
9 11 (2.03%) Informatica
9 11 (2.03%) Hortonworks
10 10 (1.85%) Alteryx
10 10 (1.85%) MapR
11 9 (1.66%) Splunk
12 8 (1.48%) TIBCO
12 8 (1.48%) RapidMiner
13 7 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.92%) Cognos
15 4 (0.74%) SAP
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £140000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum six figure salary, bonus, exec bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Blue Glue
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Careerwise
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + stock options,
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 100,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £90k Health Care and Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + excellent Bonus Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £75000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago