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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 357 398 506
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +108
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 278 294 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.71% 0.67% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.70% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 251 245 128
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £61,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
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
37519 42126 45471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.68% 95.57% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 32609 35777 37900
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 £82,500 £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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +40 39 £62,500 - 10
Twickenham - 1 £40,000 -
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 442 (74.04%) Python
2 439 (73.53%) Machine Learning
3 386 (64.66%) Analytics
4 368 (61.64%) SQL
5 315 (52.76%) R
6 256 (42.88%) Big Data
7 253 (42.38%) Statistics
8 234 (39.20%) Analytical Skills
9 228 (38.19%) Mathematics
10 223 (37.35%) PhD
11 204 (34.17%) Computer Science
12 181 (30.32%) Degree
12 181 (30.32%) Data Mining
13 178 (29.82%) Hadoop
14 173 (28.98%) Visualisation
15 153 (25.63%) Algorithms
16 150 (25.13%) Data Analytics
17 144 (24.12%) Finance
18 140 (23.45%) SAS
19 131 (21.94%) Java
20 130 (21.78%) Apache Spark
21 127 (21.27%) Data Analysis
22 115 (19.26%) Predictive Modelling
23 99 (16.58%) NoSQL
24 97 (16.25%) Marketing
24 97 (16.25%) MATLAB
25 91 (15.24%) Data Visualisation
26 87 (14.57%) Statistical Analysis
27 79 (13.23%) Statistical Modelling
28 76 (12.73%) Apache Hive

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
1 140 (23.45%) SAS
2 130 (21.78%) Apache Spark
3 34 (5.70%) Apache Pig
4 15 (2.51%) IPython
4 15 (2.51%) Jupyter
5 14 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (2.18%) Apache
7 8 (1.34%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 59 (9.88%) SPSS
2 16 (2.68%) GNU Octave
3 11 (1.84%) MS Excel
4 8 (1.34%) MS Office
5 7 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.67%) S-PLUS
6 4 (0.67%) Weka
7 3 (0.50%) Gephi
8 2 (0.34%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.17%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.50%) Oracle AML
3 1 (0.17%) Unica
3 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 62 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (4.36%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (2.68%) IBM Cloud
5 15 (2.51%) Amazon S3
6 13 (2.18%) Amazon Kinesis
6 13 (2.18%) Google Analytics
7 12 (2.01%) Amazon EMR
8 9 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.34%) SaaS
11 1 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.51%) Internet
2 3 (0.50%) Skype
3 1 (0.17%) BGP
3 1 (0.17%) DNS
3 1 (0.17%) HTTP
3 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (42.88%) Big Data
2 181 (30.32%) Data Mining
3 178 (29.82%) Hadoop
4 99 (16.58%) NoSQL
5 76 (12.73%) Apache Hive
6 37 (6.20%) MongoDB
7 36 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (5.03%) Amazon Redshift
8 30 (5.03%) Relational Database
9 25 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (4.02%) QlikView
10 24 (4.02%) Text Mining
11 23 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 23 (3.85%) MySQL
12 21 (3.52%) SQL Server
13 18 (3.02%) HBase
13 18 (3.02%) Impala
14 15 (2.51%) Mahout
15 14 (2.35%) Neo4j
16 10 (1.68%) KNIME
Development Applications
1 34 (5.70%) Git (software)
2 28 (4.69%) Vagrant
3 12 (2.01%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.01%) Yeoman
4 5 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.50%) Mercurial
5 3 (0.50%) Subversion
General
1 144 (24.12%) Finance
2 97 (16.25%) Marketing
3 51 (8.54%) Retail
4 38 (6.37%) Banking
5 37 (6.20%) Games
6 34 (5.70%) Telecoms
7 23 (3.85%) Manufacturing
8 12 (2.01%) Publishing
9 8 (1.34%) Front Office
10 7 (1.17%) Advertising
10 7 (1.17%) Electronics
11 6 (1.01%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.67%) Back Office
13 4 (0.67%) Law
14 2 (0.34%) iGaming
14 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.17%) Billing
15 1 (0.17%) Legal
15 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (8.71%) Natural Language Processing
2 43 (7.20%) scikit-learn
3 38 (6.37%) SciPy
4 37 (6.20%) D3.js
5 36 (6.03%) Pandas
6 23 (3.85%) NumPy
7 16 (2.68%) Lucene
8 12 (2.01%) Cascalog
9 8 (1.34%) Kafka
10 7 (1.17%) Theano
11 5 (0.84%) HTML
11 5 (0.84%) REST
12 4 (0.67%) Matplotlib
12 4 (0.67%) Web Services
13 3 (0.50%) Node.js
13 3 (0.50%) OpenCV
13 3 (0.50%) SparkR
13 3 (0.50%) TensorFlow
14 2 (0.34%) Google Maps API
14 2 (0.34%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 253 (42.38%) Statistics
2 234 (39.20%) Analytical Skills
3 228 (38.19%) Mathematics
4 204 (34.17%) Computer Science
5 173 (28.98%) Visualisation
6 153 (25.63%) Algorithms
7 74 (12.40%) Physics
8 49 (8.21%) Artificial Intelligence
9 37 (6.20%) Fintech
10 33 (5.53%) Neural Network
11 26 (4.36%) Economics
12 12 (2.01%) Social Media
13 10 (1.68%) Applied Mathematics
14 8 (1.34%) Cybercrime
15 6 (1.01%) Credit Risk
15 6 (1.01%) Hedge funds
15 6 (1.01%) Social Network
15 6 (1.01%) User Experience
16 5 (0.84%) Data Integration
16 5 (0.84%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.51%) Linux
2 4 (0.67%) Unix
3 1 (0.17%) Android
3 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.17%) Windows
3 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (73.53%) Machine Learning
2 386 (64.66%) Analytics
3 150 (25.13%) Data Analytics
4 127 (21.27%) Data Analysis
5 115 (19.26%) Predictive Modelling
6 91 (15.24%) Data Visualisation
7 87 (14.57%) Statistical Analysis
8 79 (13.23%) Statistical Modelling
9 67 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
10 48 (8.04%) Software Engineering
11 46 (7.71%) E-Commerce
12 42 (7.04%) Big Data Analytics
13 41 (6.87%) Open Source
14 39 (6.53%) MapReduce
14 39 (6.53%) Operations Research
15 38 (6.37%) Bayesian Methods
16 37 (6.20%) Agile Software Development
17 34 (5.70%) Predictive Analytics
18 33 (5.53%) Deep Learning
18 33 (5.53%) Sentiment Analysis
Programming Languages
1 442 (74.04%) Python
2 368 (61.64%) SQL
3 315 (52.76%) R
4 131 (21.94%) Java
5 97 (16.25%) MATLAB
6 64 (10.72%) C++
7 45 (7.54%) Scala
8 24 (4.02%) JavaScript
9 18 (3.02%) VBA
10 17 (2.85%) Clojure
11 14 (2.35%) Ruby
12 13 (2.18%) Bash Shell
12 13 (2.18%) Perl
13 12 (2.01%) Cypher
14 9 (1.51%) C#
14 9 (1.51%) Julia
15 8 (1.34%) PHP
16 4 (0.67%) Cython
16 4 (0.67%) Haskell
16 4 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 223 (37.35%) PhD
2 181 (30.32%) Degree
3 3 (0.50%) 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 12 (2.01%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.34%) QA
3 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 28 (4.69%) Virtual Machines
1 28 (4.69%) VirtualBox
2 27 (4.52%) Docker
3 9 (1.51%) HDFS
4 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (0.34%) Mesos
2 1 (0.17%) Kibana
2 1 (0.17%) logstash
Vendors
1 73 (12.23%) Tableau
2 27 (4.52%) Cloudera
3 25 (4.19%) IBM
4 24 (4.02%) Google
5 21 (3.52%) Hortonworks
6 17 (2.85%) Oracle
7 12 (2.01%) Microsoft
7 12 (2.01%) Splunk
8 10 (1.68%) MicroStrategy
8 10 (1.68%) RapidMiner
8 10 (1.68%) SAP
9 9 (1.51%) Vertica
10 8 (1.34%) Hitachi
11 5 (0.84%) Alteryx
11 5 (0.84%) MapR
11 5 (0.84%) Sybase
11 5 (0.84%) Talend
12 4 (0.67%) Informatica
12 4 (0.67%) Omniture
13 3 (0.50%) Netezza
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Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Propel London
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £100,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £120000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + equity
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus & Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Networking People
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Profit Share Scheme + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90,000 - £120,000+ per year
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
London
iKas International
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Options (Early Stage)
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