The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Scientist role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Scientist in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 381 447 555
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +108
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 281 213 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.63% 0.43% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.46% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 233 175 41
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -37.50%
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
41608 45886 41320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.66% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35298 38585 34779
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Scientist in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 3 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 50 £52,500 -25.00% 11
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Data Scientist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Data Scientist in their job title.

1 381 (75.75%) Analytics
2 339 (67.40%) Python
3 310 (61.63%) R
4 304 (60.44%) SQL
5 275 (54.67%) Big Data
6 257 (51.09%) Hadoop
7 221 (43.94%) Analytical Skills
8 209 (41.55%) Statistics
9 164 (32.60%) SAS
9 164 (32.60%) Machine Learning
10 161 (32.01%) Algorithms
10 161 (32.01%) Mathematics
11 159 (31.61%) Visualisation
12 158 (31.41%) Data Mining
13 140 (27.83%) Java
14 136 (27.04%) Degree
15 127 (25.25%) Computer Science
16 121 (24.06%) PhD
17 118 (23.46%) Apache Hive
18 104 (20.68%) Data Analysis
19 99 (19.68%) NoSQL
20 93 (18.49%) Predictive Modelling
21 92 (18.29%) MATLAB
22 90 (17.89%) Statistical Analysis
23 89 (17.69%) Statistical Modelling
24 88 (17.50%) SPSS
25 86 (17.10%) MongoDB
25 86 (17.10%) Data Visualisation
26 84 (16.70%) Marketing
27 82 (16.30%) Business Intelligence

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Data Scientist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Data Scientist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 164 (32.60%) SAS
2 78 (15.51%) Apache Pig
3 48 (9.54%) Apache Spark
4 12 (2.39%) Apache Solr
5 9 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.59%) CMS
7 4 (0.80%) Apache
8 3 (0.60%) IIS
9 2 (0.40%) IPython
10 1 (0.20%) Node.js
10 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 88 (17.50%) SPSS
2 17 (3.38%) Weka
3 16 (3.18%) MS Office
4 13 (2.58%) Stata
5 11 (2.19%) MS Excel
6 5 (0.99%) CPLEX
6 5 (0.99%) GNU Octave
7 4 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.60%) Gephi
9 2 (0.40%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 64 (12.72%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (7.95%) Google Analytics
3 37 (7.36%) Amazon EC2
3 37 (7.36%) Amazon EMR
4 36 (7.16%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.99%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (0.80%) SaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.99%) Internet
2 2 (0.40%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (54.67%) Big Data
2 257 (51.09%) Hadoop
3 158 (31.41%) Data Mining
4 118 (23.46%) Apache Hive
5 99 (19.68%) NoSQL
6 86 (17.10%) MongoDB
7 66 (13.12%) Mahout
8 51 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
9 37 (7.36%) Impala
10 35 (6.96%) HBase
11 33 (6.56%) Text Mining
11 33 (6.56%) QlikView
12 21 (4.17%) SQL Server
13 20 (3.98%) Relational Database
14 17 (3.38%) IBM InfoSphere
14 17 (3.38%) CouchDB
15 15 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (2.98%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (1.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 41 (8.15%) Git (software)
2 39 (7.75%) Jenkins
3 36 (7.16%) Yeoman
4 4 (0.80%) JIRA
5 3 (0.60%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.20%) Subversion
6 1 (0.20%) Maven
General
1 84 (16.70%) Marketing
2 82 (16.30%) Finance
3 75 (14.91%) Retail
4 49 (9.74%) Telecoms
5 21 (4.17%) Games
6 6 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.80%) Back Office
7 4 (0.80%) Automotive
7 4 (0.80%) Publishing
8 3 (0.60%) Electronics
8 3 (0.60%) Advertising
9 2 (0.40%) Banking
9 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.20%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (12.13%) D3.js
2 51 (10.14%) Natural Language Processing
3 49 (9.74%) scikit-learn
4 46 (9.15%) Pandas
5 39 (7.75%) SciPy
6 36 (7.16%) Cascalog
7 8 (1.59%) MLlib
8 7 (1.39%) RHadoop
8 7 (1.39%) Cascading
9 5 (0.99%) .NET
10 4 (0.80%) XML
10 4 (0.80%) LINQ
11 3 (0.60%) RESTful
11 3 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.60%) Entity Framework
11 3 (0.60%) Ninject
11 3 (0.60%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.60%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 221 (43.94%) Analytical Skills
2 209 (41.55%) Statistics
3 161 (32.01%) Mathematics
3 161 (32.01%) Algorithms
4 159 (31.61%) Visualisation
5 127 (25.25%) Computer Science
6 62 (12.33%) Physics
7 58 (11.53%) Neural Network
8 38 (7.55%) Artificial Intelligence
9 36 (7.16%) Social Network
10 28 (5.57%) Applied Mathematics
11 26 (5.17%) Economics
12 16 (3.18%) Management Information System
13 14 (2.78%) Data Extraction
14 13 (2.58%) Data Integration
15 12 (2.39%) Social Media
16 11 (2.19%) Digital Media
16 11 (2.19%) Performance Metrics
17 9 (1.79%) Mobile App
17 9 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.79%) Linux
2 5 (0.99%) Windows
3 4 (0.80%) UNIX
3 4 (0.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (75.75%) Analytics
2 164 (32.60%) Machine Learning
3 104 (20.68%) Data Analysis
4 93 (18.49%) Predictive Modelling
5 90 (17.89%) Statistical Analysis
6 89 (17.69%) Statistical Modelling
7 86 (17.10%) Data Visualisation
8 82 (16.30%) Business Intelligence
9 80 (15.90%) Data Analytics
10 66 (13.12%) Predictive Analytics
11 61 (12.13%) Agile Software Development
12 52 (10.34%) MapReduce
13 50 (9.94%) Open Source
14 46 (9.15%) Data Munging
15 42 (8.35%) Bayesian Methods
15 42 (8.35%) Time Series Analysis
16 40 (7.95%) Data Modelling
17 39 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
18 38 (7.55%) Data Management
19 37 (7.36%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 339 (67.40%) Python
2 310 (61.63%) R
3 304 (60.44%) SQL
4 140 (27.83%) Java
5 92 (18.29%) MATLAB
6 65 (12.92%) C++
7 55 (10.93%) Scala
8 49 (9.74%) Clojure
9 40 (7.95%) C#
10 39 (7.75%) VBA
11 38 (7.55%) Ruby
11 38 (7.55%) Bash Shell
12 11 (2.19%) JavaScript
13 10 (1.99%) Perl
13 10 (1.99%) C
14 6 (1.19%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.80%) F#
16 3 (0.60%) HiveQL
16 3 (0.60%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.40%) PHP
Qualifications
1 136 (27.04%) Degree
2 121 (24.06%) PhD
3 19 (3.78%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.58%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 36 (7.16%) VirtualBox
2 19 (3.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 36 (7.16%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 49 (9.74%) Oracle
1 49 (9.74%) Tableau
2 43 (8.55%) Google
3 28 (5.57%) Cloudera
4 27 (5.37%) IBM
5 18 (3.58%) Netezza
6 17 (3.38%) Greenplum
6 17 (3.38%) Hortonworks
6 17 (3.38%) MapR
7 15 (2.98%) Microsoft
8 10 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.99%) Alteryx
9 9 (1.79%) Teradata
9 9 (1.79%) Ab Initio
9 9 (1.79%) Business Objects
9 9 (1.79%) Informatica
10 6 (1.19%) Splunk
11 4 (0.80%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.80%) RapidMiner
11 4 (0.80%) Facebook
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £40k - 70k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £90,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 5 days ago
London
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £80k plus Car Allowance, Health Care and Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 to £57,500
Posted: 6 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
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Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
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Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
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