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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Scientist
England / London
Rank 324 371 499
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +128
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 274 283 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.82% 0.71% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.74% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 229 258 123
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £84,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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
32033 38421 38887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.84% 96.12% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 27187 32991 33062
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +22 29 £67,500 +8.00% 11
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 411 (73.92%) Python
2 366 (65.83%) Machine Learning
3 298 (53.60%) R
4 264 (47.48%) Analytics
5 249 (44.78%) SQL
6 231 (41.55%) PhD
7 215 (38.67%) Statistics
8 204 (36.69%) Big Data
9 195 (35.07%) Computer Science
10 194 (34.89%) Mathematics
11 182 (32.73%) Degree
12 171 (30.76%) Hadoop
12 171 (30.76%) Algorithms
13 168 (30.22%) Analytical Skills
14 155 (27.88%) Apache Spark
15 138 (24.82%) Finance
16 135 (24.28%) Data Mining
17 129 (23.20%) Visualisation
18 117 (21.04%) Java
19 110 (19.78%) Marketing
20 104 (18.71%) SAS
21 100 (17.99%) Data Analysis
22 95 (17.09%) Scala
23 93 (16.73%) Data Analytics
24 78 (14.03%) Statistical Analysis
25 76 (13.67%) Business Intelligence
26 71 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
27 66 (11.87%) MATLAB
28 64 (11.51%) NoSQL
29 61 (10.97%) 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
1 155 (27.88%) Apache Spark
2 104 (18.71%) SAS
3 34 (6.12%) Apache Pig
4 22 (3.96%) Apache
5 19 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.08%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.90%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.72%) Confluence
9 3 (0.54%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.36%) IPython
Applications
1 45 (8.09%) SPSS
2 21 (3.78%) MS Excel
3 14 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.16%) GNU Octave
5 11 (1.98%) MS Office
6 7 (1.26%) EViews
7 2 (0.36%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.36%) CPLEX
7 2 (0.36%) Gephi
7 2 (0.36%) Stata
7 2 (0.36%) Weka
8 1 (0.18%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.18%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.54%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.40%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (2.16%) Amazon S3
2 12 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.08%) Amazon EMR
4 6 (1.08%) Amazon Kinesis
5 5 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.72%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.18%) GitHub
8 1 (0.18%) Google Play
8 1 (0.18%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
1 2 (0.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (36.69%) Big Data
2 171 (30.76%) Hadoop
3 135 (24.28%) Data Mining
4 64 (11.51%) NoSQL
5 56 (10.07%) Apache Hive
6 51 (9.17%) MongoDB
7 38 (6.83%) Relational Database
8 26 (4.68%) MySQL
8 26 (4.68%) SQL Server
9 19 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (3.24%) HBase
11 17 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
11 17 (3.06%) QlikView
12 15 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
12 15 (2.70%) Text Mining
13 14 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (2.52%) Impala
14 13 (2.34%) Neo4j
15 11 (1.98%) Mahout
16 10 (1.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.08%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.90%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.90%) Yeoman
4 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 138 (24.82%) Finance
2 110 (19.78%) Marketing
3 33 (5.94%) Banking
4 27 (4.86%) Games
5 24 (4.32%) Retail
6 23 (4.14%) Telecoms
7 18 (3.24%) Manufacturing
8 14 (2.52%) Advertising
9 7 (1.26%) Electronics
10 5 (0.90%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.90%) Publishing
11 4 (0.72%) Back Office
11 4 (0.72%) Front Office
12 2 (0.36%) Law
12 2 (0.36%) Legal
12 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.18%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (9.89%) scikit-learn
2 43 (7.73%) Pandas
3 41 (7.37%) NumPy
4 37 (6.65%) Natural Language Processing
5 25 (4.50%) D3.js
6 22 (3.96%) SciPy
7 16 (2.88%) Matplotlib
8 10 (1.80%) Theano
9 8 (1.44%) Flask
10 7 (1.26%) HTML
10 7 (1.26%) Kafka
10 7 (1.26%) LAMP
10 7 (1.26%) TensorFlow
11 5 (0.90%) Cascalog
11 5 (0.90%) Web Services
12 4 (0.72%) Django
12 4 (0.72%) PyMC3
12 4 (0.72%) Spark Streaming
13 3 (0.54%) HTML5
13 3 (0.54%) Polymer
Miscellaneous
1 215 (38.67%) Statistics
2 195 (35.07%) Computer Science
3 194 (34.89%) Mathematics
4 171 (30.76%) Algorithms
5 168 (30.22%) Analytical Skills
6 129 (23.20%) Visualisation
7 61 (10.97%) Physics
8 46 (8.27%) Artificial Intelligence
9 29 (5.22%) Fintech
10 26 (4.68%) Neural Network
11 21 (3.78%) Economics
12 16 (2.88%) Applied Mathematics
13 14 (2.52%) Credit Risk
13 14 (2.52%) Data Extraction
14 8 (1.44%) Mobile App
15 7 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
15 7 (1.26%) Social Media
15 7 (1.26%) Taxonomies
16 6 (1.08%) Data Integration
17 5 (0.90%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (3.42%) Unix
2 17 (3.06%) Linux
3 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (65.83%) Machine Learning
2 264 (47.48%) Analytics
3 100 (17.99%) Data Analysis
4 93 (16.73%) Data Analytics
5 78 (14.03%) Statistical Analysis
6 76 (13.67%) Business Intelligence
7 71 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (10.43%) Statistical Modelling
9 56 (10.07%) Data Visualisation
10 50 (8.99%) Predictive Modelling
11 42 (7.55%) E-Commerce
12 41 (7.37%) Deep Learning
13 40 (7.19%) Software Engineering
14 39 (7.01%) Data Modelling
15 38 (6.83%) Open Source
16 31 (5.58%) Actionable Insight
16 31 (5.58%) MapReduce
17 28 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
18 26 (4.68%) Predictive Analytics
19 24 (4.32%) Bayesian Methods
Programming Languages
1 411 (73.92%) Python
2 298 (53.60%) R
3 249 (44.78%) SQL
4 117 (21.04%) Java
5 95 (17.09%) Scala
6 66 (11.87%) MATLAB
7 44 (7.91%) C++
8 26 (4.68%) C#
9 18 (3.24%) PHP
10 13 (2.34%) Perl
11 12 (2.16%) VBA
12 9 (1.62%) C
13 8 (1.44%) Clojure
13 8 (1.44%) JavaScript
14 6 (1.08%) Cypher
15 5 (0.90%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.90%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.72%) VB
17 3 (0.54%) Ruby
17 3 (0.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 231 (41.55%) PhD
2 182 (32.73%) Degree
3 3 (0.54%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.42%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.54%) QA
3 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.08%) HDFS
1 6 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (1.08%) VirtualBox
2 3 (0.54%) Docker
3 2 (0.36%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 37 (6.65%) Tableau
2 19 (3.42%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.34%) Google
4 12 (2.16%) Splunk
4 12 (2.16%) Vertica
5 10 (1.80%) Cloudera
5 10 (1.80%) SAP
6 7 (1.26%) Alteryx
6 7 (1.26%) Oracle
7 6 (1.08%) IBM
8 5 (0.90%) Hortonworks
8 5 (0.90%) MapR
8 5 (0.90%) Sun
9 4 (0.72%) Hitachi
9 4 (0.72%) RapidMiner
9 4 (0.72%) VocaLink
10 2 (0.36%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.36%) Netezza
10 2 (0.36%) Teradata
11 1 (0.18%) Informatica
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £150,000 per annum Uncapped Salary depending on exp
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55000 - 70000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits/Career Progression
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, benefits and stock
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Exceptional Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified DOE + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 Base, exceptional bonus package and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits Package + Flexible Working
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £62000 per annum, Benefits Share Options
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £90,000 to £150,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Share Options
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000+
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nakama
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum Up to €95,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Shares
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Share options
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Miro consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago