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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 357 425 499
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +74
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 321 231 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.79% 0.53% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.55% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 292 185 160
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 £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+22.72% +3.52%
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
38774 41624 46755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.78% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 33647 35137 39033
Median salary £55,000 £54,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.91% +3.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +42 26 £57,500 +9.52% 7
Hammersmith - 1 £55,000 -
Mayfair - 1 £75,000 -
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 470 (72.64%) Python
2 447 (69.09%) Machine Learning
3 392 (60.59%) Analytics
4 388 (59.97%) SQL
5 370 (57.19%) R
6 292 (45.13%) Statistics
7 291 (44.98%) Big Data
8 248 (38.33%) Mathematics
9 243 (37.56%) Hadoop
9 243 (37.56%) Analytical Skills
10 227 (35.09%) PhD
11 215 (33.23%) Computer Science
12 190 (29.37%) Data Mining
13 183 (28.28%) Apache Spark
14 181 (27.98%) Degree
15 173 (26.74%) Algorithms
16 160 (24.73%) Visualisation
17 159 (24.57%) Java
18 143 (22.10%) Finance
19 129 (19.94%) SAS
19 129 (19.94%) Data Analytics
20 127 (19.63%) NoSQL
21 114 (17.62%) Predictive Modelling
22 113 (17.47%) MATLAB
22 113 (17.47%) Data Analysis
23 102 (15.77%) Physics
24 101 (15.61%) Apache Hive
25 89 (13.76%) Scala
26 88 (13.60%) Marketing
27 86 (13.29%) Data Visualisation

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
1 183 (28.28%) Apache Spark
2 129 (19.94%) SAS
3 52 (8.04%) Apache Pig
4 24 (3.71%) Apache
5 11 (1.70%) IPython
5 11 (1.70%) Jupyter
6 6 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (0.93%) Node.js
Applications
1 52 (8.04%) SPSS
2 14 (2.16%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.70%) Weka
4 10 (1.55%) Gephi
5 9 (1.39%) GNU Octave
5 9 (1.39%) Mathematica
6 4 (0.62%) MS Office
7 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.15%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.15%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 59 (9.12%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (2.32%) Google Analytics
5 11 (1.70%) Amazon EMR
5 11 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.55%) Amazon S3
7 7 (1.08%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (0.46%) SaaS
10 1 (0.15%) AdWords
10 1 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.70%) Internet
2 3 (0.46%) HTTP
2 3 (0.46%) Skype
3 2 (0.31%) Network Security
4 1 (0.15%) BGP
4 1 (0.15%) DNS
4 1 (0.15%) DSL
4 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (44.98%) Big Data
2 243 (37.56%) Hadoop
3 190 (29.37%) Data Mining
4 127 (19.63%) NoSQL
5 101 (15.61%) Apache Hive
6 54 (8.35%) MongoDB
7 53 (8.19%) Relational Database
8 30 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (4.02%) QlikView
10 25 (3.86%) Apache Cassandra
10 25 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (3.86%) MySQL
10 25 (3.86%) Text Mining
11 23 (3.55%) Amazon Redshift
11 23 (3.55%) SQL Server
12 19 (2.94%) Impala
13 15 (2.32%) Mahout
13 15 (2.32%) Neo4j
14 10 (1.55%) KNIME
15 9 (1.39%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 39 (6.03%) Git (software)
2 23 (3.55%) Vagrant
3 11 (1.70%) Mercurial
3 11 (1.70%) Subversion
4 9 (1.39%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.39%) Yeoman
5 4 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 143 (22.10%) Finance
2 88 (13.60%) Marketing
3 53 (8.19%) Retail
4 38 (5.87%) Games
5 28 (4.33%) Telecoms
6 23 (3.55%) Banking
7 16 (2.47%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.08%) Advertising
8 7 (1.08%) Automotive
8 7 (1.08%) Electronics
8 7 (1.08%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.08%) Front Office
9 6 (0.93%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.77%) Publishing
11 4 (0.62%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.31%) French Language
12 2 (0.31%) iGaming
12 2 (0.31%) Law
12 2 (0.31%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (6.80%) D3.js
2 42 (6.49%) Pandas
3 41 (6.34%) Natural Language Processing
4 39 (6.03%) SciPy
5 32 (4.95%) scikit-learn
6 22 (3.40%) NumPy
7 15 (2.32%) Kafka
8 14 (2.16%) Lucene
9 9 (1.39%) Cascalog
10 8 (1.24%) MLlib
11 7 (1.08%) AngularJS
11 7 (1.08%) REST
11 7 (1.08%) SparkR
12 6 (0.93%) RHadoop
13 5 (0.77%) .NET
13 5 (0.77%) Google Maps API
13 5 (0.77%) Theano
14 4 (0.62%) HTML
15 3 (0.46%) CSS
15 3 (0.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 292 (45.13%) Statistics
2 248 (38.33%) Mathematics
3 243 (37.56%) Analytical Skills
4 215 (33.23%) Computer Science
5 173 (26.74%) Algorithms
6 160 (24.73%) Visualisation
7 102 (15.77%) Physics
8 52 (8.04%) Artificial Intelligence
9 37 (5.72%) Applied Mathematics
9 37 (5.72%) Fintech
10 36 (5.56%) Economics
11 18 (2.78%) Neural Network
12 8 (1.24%) Blog
12 8 (1.24%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.08%) Social Network
14 6 (0.93%) Data Extraction
14 6 (0.93%) Digital Media
14 6 (0.93%) Hedge funds
15 5 (0.77%) Credit Risk
15 5 (0.77%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (2.78%) Linux
2 9 (1.39%) Unix
3 3 (0.46%) Windows
3 3 (0.46%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (69.09%) Machine Learning
2 392 (60.59%) Analytics
3 129 (19.94%) Data Analytics
4 114 (17.62%) Predictive Modelling
5 113 (17.47%) Data Analysis
6 86 (13.29%) Data Visualisation
7 82 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
8 73 (11.28%) Statistical Analysis
9 72 (11.13%) Statistical Modelling
10 58 (8.96%) E-Commerce
11 43 (6.65%) Software Engineering
12 42 (6.49%) Open Source
13 40 (6.18%) Predictive Analytics
14 39 (6.03%) Bayesian Methods
15 38 (5.87%) Big Data Analytics
16 37 (5.72%) MapReduce
17 36 (5.56%) Data Modelling
18 35 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
19 31 (4.79%) ETL
19 31 (4.79%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 470 (72.64%) Python
2 388 (59.97%) SQL
3 370 (57.19%) R
4 159 (24.57%) Java
5 113 (17.47%) MATLAB
6 89 (13.76%) Scala
7 68 (10.51%) C++
8 41 (6.34%) JavaScript
9 22 (3.40%) Ruby
10 18 (2.78%) Perl
11 17 (2.63%) Clojure
12 16 (2.47%) C
13 14 (2.16%) VBA
14 11 (1.70%) Bash Shell
14 11 (1.70%) C#
15 10 (1.55%) Cython
16 7 (1.08%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.08%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.93%) HiveQL
17 6 (0.93%) Julia
Qualifications
1 227 (35.09%) PhD
2 181 (27.98%) Degree
3 6 (0.93%) Postgraduate
4 5 (0.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.62%) MBA
6 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.85%) Data Quality
2 6 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 24 (3.71%) Docker
2 23 (3.55%) VirtualBox
3 11 (1.70%) HDFS
4 2 (0.31%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (0.77%) Mesos
2 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.15%) Kibana
2 1 (0.15%) logstash
2 1 (0.15%) Oozie
Vendors
1 75 (11.59%) Tableau
2 35 (5.41%) Google
3 20 (3.09%) Cloudera
4 19 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 18 (2.78%) Hortonworks
6 16 (2.47%) IBM
7 14 (2.16%) Oracle
8 13 (2.01%) MicroStrategy
9 9 (1.39%) Omniture
10 8 (1.24%) Facebook
10 8 (1.24%) RapidMiner
11 7 (1.08%) SAP
12 6 (0.93%) Netezza
12 6 (0.93%) Splunk
13 4 (0.62%) Greenplum
13 4 (0.62%) Hitachi
13 4 (0.62%) Talend
14 3 (0.46%) Informatica
14 3 (0.46%) Sybase
15 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000-£90,000+ EXCELLENT package including a VERY generous bonus!
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
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Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £45k - 65k per year
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Enterprise Technology
Salary: £70k - 100k per year
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
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London
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Bromley
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