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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 364 427 492
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +65
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 289 264 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.73% 0.59% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.62% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 273 224 157
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
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
37738 42630 46106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.66% 95.64% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 32787 36087 38693
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +41 22 £57,500 +4.54% 8
Mayfair - 1 £75,000 -
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 469 (75.04%) Python
2 462 (73.92%) Machine Learning
3 389 (62.24%) Analytics
4 381 (60.96%) SQL
5 334 (53.44%) R
6 282 (45.12%) Statistics
6 282 (45.12%) Big Data
7 251 (40.16%) Analytical Skills
8 234 (37.44%) Mathematics
9 228 (36.48%) PhD
10 213 (34.08%) Hadoop
11 210 (33.60%) Computer Science
12 190 (30.40%) Data Mining
13 177 (28.32%) Degree
14 169 (27.04%) Visualisation
15 164 (26.24%) Apache Spark
16 163 (26.08%) Algorithms
17 143 (22.88%) Finance
18 142 (22.72%) SAS
19 139 (22.24%) Data Analytics
20 135 (21.60%) Java
21 131 (20.96%) Predictive Modelling
21 131 (20.96%) Data Analysis
22 111 (17.76%) MATLAB
23 101 (16.16%) NoSQL
24 98 (15.68%) Marketing
25 93 (14.88%) Apache Hive
26 89 (14.24%) Data Visualisation
27 84 (13.44%) Physics
28 80 (12.80%) Statistical Analysis

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
1 164 (26.24%) Apache Spark
2 142 (22.72%) SAS
3 46 (7.36%) Apache Pig
4 23 (3.68%) Apache
5 13 (2.08%) IPython
5 13 (2.08%) Jupyter
6 8 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.64%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 59 (9.44%) SPSS
2 9 (1.44%) GNU Octave
2 9 (1.44%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.44%) Weka
3 6 (0.96%) MS Office
4 5 (0.80%) Gephi
4 5 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.48%) Mathematica
5 3 (0.48%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.16%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.16%) Unica
2 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 62 (9.92%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.84%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (2.56%) Amazon EMR
5 15 (2.40%) Amazon S3
6 14 (2.24%) Google Analytics
7 11 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.28%) Amazon Kinesis
9 4 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.32%) SaaS
11 1 (0.16%) AdWords
11 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.12%) Internet
2 3 (0.48%) HTTP
2 3 (0.48%) Skype
3 2 (0.32%) Network Security
4 1 (0.16%) BGP
4 1 (0.16%) DNS
4 1 (0.16%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (45.12%) Big Data
2 213 (34.08%) Hadoop
3 190 (30.40%) Data Mining
4 101 (16.16%) NoSQL
5 93 (14.88%) Apache Hive
6 47 (7.52%) MongoDB
7 39 (6.24%) Relational Database
8 36 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (4.16%) Amazon Redshift
10 25 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 24 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (3.68%) Impala
12 23 (3.68%) QlikView
12 23 (3.68%) Text Mining
13 19 (3.04%) Neo4j
13 19 (3.04%) SQL Server
14 17 (2.72%) MySQL
15 16 (2.56%) Mahout
16 14 (2.24%) KNIME
17 10 (1.60%) HBase
Development Applications
1 41 (6.56%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.96%) Vagrant
3 14 (2.24%) Jenkins
3 14 (2.24%) Yeoman
4 5 (0.80%) Mercurial
4 5 (0.80%) Subversion
4 5 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 143 (22.88%) Finance
2 98 (15.68%) Marketing
3 58 (9.28%) Retail
4 36 (5.76%) Telecoms
5 35 (5.60%) Banking
6 34 (5.44%) Games
7 24 (3.84%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.76%) Publishing
9 9 (1.44%) Advertising
10 7 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.12%) Front Office
11 6 (0.96%) Electronics
11 6 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.64%) Law
13 3 (0.48%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.32%) Automotive
14 2 (0.32%) iGaming
15 1 (0.16%) Back Office
15 1 (0.16%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (8.64%) Natural Language Processing
2 45 (7.20%) D3.js
3 44 (7.04%) Pandas
4 42 (6.72%) scikit-learn
5 40 (6.40%) SciPy
6 21 (3.36%) NumPy
7 17 (2.72%) Lucene
8 14 (2.24%) Cascalog
9 12 (1.92%) Kafka
10 7 (1.12%) AngularJS
10 7 (1.12%) REST
10 7 (1.12%) SparkR
11 4 (0.64%) HTML
11 4 (0.64%) Matplotlib
11 4 (0.64%) Node.js
11 4 (0.64%) Theano
12 3 (0.48%) .NET
12 3 (0.48%) CSS
12 3 (0.48%) OpenCV
12 3 (0.48%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 282 (45.12%) Statistics
2 251 (40.16%) Analytical Skills
3 234 (37.44%) Mathematics
4 210 (33.60%) Computer Science
5 169 (27.04%) Visualisation
6 163 (26.08%) Algorithms
7 84 (13.44%) Physics
8 48 (7.68%) Artificial Intelligence
9 42 (6.72%) Fintech
10 31 (4.96%) Economics
11 22 (3.52%) Applied Mathematics
11 22 (3.52%) Neural Network
12 10 (1.60%) Social Media
12 10 (1.60%) Social Network
13 8 (1.28%) Credit Risk
14 4 (0.64%) Blog
14 4 (0.64%) Cybercrime
14 4 (0.64%) Data Integration
14 4 (0.64%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.64%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 14 (2.24%) Linux
2 7 (1.12%) Unix
3 3 (0.48%) Windows
3 3 (0.48%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.16%) Android
4 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (73.92%) Machine Learning
2 389 (62.24%) Analytics
3 139 (22.24%) Data Analytics
4 131 (20.96%) Data Analysis
4 131 (20.96%) Predictive Modelling
5 89 (14.24%) Data Visualisation
6 80 (12.80%) Statistical Analysis
7 76 (12.16%) Statistical Modelling
8 60 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
9 54 (8.64%) E-Commerce
10 48 (7.68%) Operations Research
11 44 (7.04%) Open Source
12 42 (6.72%) Big Data Analytics
13 41 (6.56%) Software Engineering
14 39 (6.24%) Bayesian Methods
15 37 (5.92%) MapReduce
16 33 (5.28%) Data Munging
16 33 (5.28%) Predictive Analytics
17 32 (5.12%) ETL
18 31 (4.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 469 (75.04%) Python
2 381 (60.96%) SQL
3 334 (53.44%) R
4 135 (21.60%) Java
5 111 (17.76%) MATLAB
6 70 (11.20%) Scala
7 60 (9.60%) C++
8 33 (5.28%) JavaScript
9 21 (3.36%) Clojure
10 20 (3.20%) Ruby
11 19 (3.04%) VBA
12 16 (2.56%) Perl
13 15 (2.40%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.28%) C
14 8 (1.28%) Cython
14 8 (1.28%) Julia
15 6 (0.96%) C#
15 6 (0.96%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.64%) Haskell
17 3 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 228 (36.48%) PhD
2 177 (28.32%) Degree
3 6 (0.96%) Postgraduate
4 4 (0.64%) MBA
5 2 (0.32%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.76%) Data Quality
2 5 (0.80%) QA
3 1 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 31 (4.96%) Virtual Machines
1 31 (4.96%) VirtualBox
2 29 (4.64%) Docker
3 8 (1.28%) HDFS
4 2 (0.32%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (0.48%) Mesos
2 1 (0.16%) Kibana
2 1 (0.16%) logstash
Vendors
1 71 (11.36%) Tableau
2 31 (4.96%) Google
3 28 (4.48%) Cloudera
4 26 (4.16%) IBM
5 22 (3.52%) Hortonworks
6 13 (2.08%) Oracle
7 12 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
7 12 (1.92%) RapidMiner
8 10 (1.60%) Microsoft
9 8 (1.28%) Omniture
9 8 (1.28%) SAP
10 7 (1.12%) Sybase
11 6 (0.96%) Facebook
12 5 (0.80%) Splunk
12 5 (0.80%) Talend
13 4 (0.64%) Greenplum
13 4 (0.64%) Hitachi
13 4 (0.64%) Informatica
13 4 (0.64%) Netezza
14 3 (0.48%) Vertica
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + unlimited holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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City, London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
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Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: Unspecified
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefit and bonus
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Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + bens
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London
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefit and bonus
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London
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and benefits package
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London
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £60,000 - £100,000
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + package
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London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
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London
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Salary: £65,000 - £85,000
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London
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 15% bonus and benefits package
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London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
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