The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Data Scientist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 355 404 542
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +138
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 277 274 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.73% 0.62% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.65% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 238 223 99
Median salary £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £40,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
36316 42094 44007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.66% 95.80% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 31475 35861 36604
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Data Scientist in the job title.

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 30 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +48 45 £66,250 -5.35% 3
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Twickenham - 1 £40,000 -
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Data Scientist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 437 (74.83%) Python
2 414 (70.89%) Machine Learning
3 372 (63.70%) Analytics
4 340 (58.22%) SQL
5 320 (54.79%) R
6 249 (42.64%) Big Data
7 246 (42.12%) Statistics
8 235 (40.24%) Mathematics
9 224 (38.36%) PhD
10 209 (35.79%) Computer Science
11 207 (35.45%) Analytical Skills
12 188 (32.19%) Degree
13 169 (28.94%) Data Mining
14 168 (28.77%) Visualisation
15 164 (28.08%) Hadoop
16 160 (27.40%) Algorithms
17 152 (26.03%) Finance
18 147 (25.17%) Data Analytics
19 137 (23.46%) SAS
20 131 (22.43%) Java
21 123 (21.06%) Data Analysis
22 122 (20.89%) Apache Spark
23 111 (19.01%) Marketing
24 104 (17.81%) Predictive Modelling
25 92 (15.75%) MATLAB
26 89 (15.24%) Statistical Analysis
27 84 (14.38%) Data Visualisation
28 81 (13.87%) NoSQL
29 74 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
30 70 (11.99%) Physics

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 137 (23.46%) SAS
2 122 (20.89%) Apache Spark
3 28 (4.79%) Apache Pig
4 15 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (2.05%) Apache
6 11 (1.88%) IPython
6 11 (1.88%) Jupyter
7 9 (1.54%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 54 (9.25%) SPSS
2 18 (3.08%) MS Excel
3 16 (2.74%) GNU Octave
4 15 (2.57%) MS Office
5 14 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.68%) S-PLUS
7 3 (0.51%) Weka
8 2 (0.34%) CPLEX
8 2 (0.34%) Gephi
9 1 (0.17%) EViews
9 1 (0.17%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 6 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.51%) Oracle AML
3 1 (0.17%) Unica
3 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 52 (8.90%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
2 20 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.23%) Amazon S3
4 11 (1.88%) Amazon Kinesis
4 11 (1.88%) Google Analytics
4 11 (1.88%) IBM Cloud
5 9 (1.54%) Amazon EMR
5 9 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.34%) SaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.37%) Internet
2 3 (0.51%) Skype
3 2 (0.34%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (42.64%) Big Data
2 169 (28.94%) Data Mining
3 164 (28.08%) Hadoop
4 81 (13.87%) NoSQL
5 67 (11.47%) Apache Hive
6 35 (5.99%) MongoDB
7 27 (4.62%) Amazon Redshift
7 27 (4.62%) Relational Database
8 26 (4.45%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (4.28%) MySQL
10 24 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
11 21 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (3.60%) QlikView
11 21 (3.60%) Text Mining
12 19 (3.25%) HBase
12 19 (3.25%) SQL Server
13 15 (2.57%) Impala
14 12 (2.05%) Mahout
14 12 (2.05%) Neo4j
15 9 (1.54%) KNIME
Development Applications
1 23 (3.94%) Git (software)
2 20 (3.42%) Vagrant
3 9 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.54%) Yeoman
4 4 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.17%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.17%) Subversion
General
1 152 (26.03%) Finance
2 111 (19.01%) Marketing
3 46 (7.88%) Retail
4 40 (6.85%) Games
5 37 (6.34%) Banking
6 31 (5.31%) Telecoms
7 19 (3.25%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.23%) Publishing
9 8 (1.37%) Front Office
10 7 (1.20%) Advertising
11 6 (1.03%) Electronics
12 5 (0.86%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.68%) Back Office
13 4 (0.68%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.68%) Law
13 4 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.34%) iGaming
15 1 (0.17%) Billing
15 1 (0.17%) Legal
15 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (10.27%) Natural Language Processing
2 37 (6.34%) scikit-learn
3 31 (5.31%) Pandas
3 31 (5.31%) SciPy
4 26 (4.45%) D3.js
5 25 (4.28%) NumPy
6 11 (1.88%) Lucene
7 9 (1.54%) Cascalog
8 7 (1.20%) Theano
9 6 (1.03%) Kafka
10 5 (0.86%) HTML
10 5 (0.86%) Web Services
11 3 (0.51%) Matplotlib
11 3 (0.51%) MDX
11 3 (0.51%) OpenCV
11 3 (0.51%) REST
11 3 (0.51%) SparkR
11 3 (0.51%) TensorFlow
12 2 (0.34%) Node.js
13 1 (0.17%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 246 (42.12%) Statistics
2 235 (40.24%) Mathematics
3 209 (35.79%) Computer Science
4 207 (35.45%) Analytical Skills
5 168 (28.77%) Visualisation
6 160 (27.40%) Algorithms
7 70 (11.99%) Physics
8 48 (8.22%) Artificial Intelligence
9 42 (7.19%) Fintech
10 38 (6.51%) Neural Network
11 25 (4.28%) Economics
12 16 (2.74%) Social Media
13 13 (2.23%) Applied Mathematics
14 11 (1.88%) Credit Risk
15 9 (1.54%) Cybercrime
15 9 (1.54%) Mobile App
16 5 (0.86%) Data Integration
16 5 (0.86%) Hedge funds
16 5 (0.86%) Life Science
16 5 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.03%) Linux
2 4 (0.68%) Unix
3 1 (0.17%) Android
3 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (70.89%) Machine Learning
2 372 (63.70%) Analytics
3 147 (25.17%) Data Analytics
4 123 (21.06%) Data Analysis
5 104 (17.81%) Predictive Modelling
6 89 (15.24%) Statistical Analysis
7 84 (14.38%) Data Visualisation
8 74 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
9 70 (11.99%) Statistical Modelling
10 48 (8.22%) E-Commerce
11 47 (8.05%) Software Engineering
12 43 (7.36%) Agile Software Development
13 40 (6.85%) MapReduce
14 39 (6.68%) Bayesian Methods
15 37 (6.34%) Predictive Analytics
16 36 (6.16%) Big Data Analytics
17 35 (5.99%) Deep Learning
17 35 (5.99%) Open Source
17 35 (5.99%) Operations Research
18 29 (4.97%) Sentiment Analysis
Programming Languages
1 437 (74.83%) Python
2 340 (58.22%) SQL
3 320 (54.79%) R
4 131 (22.43%) Java
5 92 (15.75%) MATLAB
6 58 (9.93%) C++
7 47 (8.05%) Scala
8 19 (3.25%) Perl
9 17 (2.91%) JavaScript
10 16 (2.74%) VBA
11 13 (2.23%) Clojure
11 13 (2.23%) PHP
12 12 (2.05%) C#
13 11 (1.88%) Ruby
14 9 (1.54%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.54%) Cypher
15 7 (1.20%) Julia
16 4 (0.68%) C
16 4 (0.68%) Cython
17 2 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 224 (38.36%) PhD
2 188 (32.19%) Degree
3 3 (0.51%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.17%) CIMA
4 1 (0.17%) MBA
4 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.74%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.20%) QA
3 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 20 (3.42%) Virtual Machines
1 20 (3.42%) VirtualBox
2 18 (3.08%) Docker
3 8 (1.37%) HDFS
4 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (0.34%) Mesos
2 1 (0.17%) Kibana
2 1 (0.17%) logstash
Vendors
1 66 (11.30%) Tableau
2 23 (3.94%) Cloudera
3 21 (3.60%) Google
3 21 (3.60%) IBM
4 18 (3.08%) Microsoft
5 16 (2.74%) Hortonworks
6 15 (2.57%) Vertica
7 14 (2.40%) Oracle
8 12 (2.05%) Splunk
9 10 (1.71%) SAP
10 9 (1.54%) MicroStrategy
10 9 (1.54%) RapidMiner
11 8 (1.37%) Alteryx
11 8 (1.37%) Hitachi
12 7 (1.20%) MapR
13 5 (0.86%) Sybase
14 4 (0.68%) Talend
15 3 (0.51%) Informatica
15 3 (0.51%) Netezza
16 2 (0.34%) Omniture
London
Xcede
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Michael Page International
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 51 minutes ago
South East London
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £43,000 to £70,000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ISL
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefit and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Xcede
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Knowit
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Churchill Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Churchill Frank International
Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
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London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
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London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £50k
Posted: 25 days ago