The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Scientist
Rank 440 555 605
Rank change year-on-year
+115 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 209 49 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.11% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.12% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 173 42 12
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £79,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £60,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-37.50% -25.00%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45106 41360 48787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.47% 93.63% 94.47%
Number of salaries quoted 37956 34763 42530
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Data Scientist
England

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 +70 83 £70,000 -6.66% 6
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 256 (71.31%) Analytics
2 234 (65.18%) Hadoop
3 219 (61.00%) R
4 204 (56.82%) Big Data
5 197 (54.87%) Python
6 174 (48.47%) Mathematics
7 160 (44.57%) SQL
8 148 (41.23%) PhD
9 143 (39.83%) Java
10 141 (39.28%) Statistics
11 137 (38.16%) Data Mining
12 134 (37.33%) Computer Science
13 124 (34.54%) MATLAB
14 107 (29.81%) Degree
15 100 (27.86%) Visualisation
16 99 (27.58%) Data Modelling
17 98 (27.30%) SAS
18 96 (26.74%) SPSS
18 96 (26.74%) MapReduce
19 95 (26.46%) Predictive Modelling
20 88 (24.51%) Machine Learning
21 85 (23.68%) Relational Database
22 78 (21.73%) Mahout
22 78 (21.73%) Data Analysis
23 75 (20.89%) Finance
24 72 (20.06%) Apache Hive
25 70 (19.50%) Retail
25 70 (19.50%) Physics
26 69 (19.22%) C++
27 57 (15.88%) Scala

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 98 (27.30%) SAS
2 52 (14.48%) Apache Pig
3 11 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.56%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 96 (26.74%) SPSS
2 34 (9.47%) CPLEX
3 11 (3.06%) Stata
4 10 (2.79%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.39%) Weka
5 5 (1.39%) Mathematica
5 5 (1.39%) S-PLUS
6 4 (1.11%) MS Excel
7 3 (0.84%) FastStats
8 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (3.90%) Google Analytics
2 9 (2.51%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.84%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 3 (0.84%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.62%) Amazon EC2
1 13 (3.62%) Amazon S3
1 13 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (3.62%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (0.84%) SaaS
3 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.79%) Internet
2 1 (0.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (65.18%) Hadoop
2 204 (56.82%) Big Data
3 137 (38.16%) Data Mining
4 85 (23.68%) Relational Database
5 78 (21.73%) Mahout
6 72 (20.06%) Apache Hive
7 44 (12.26%) MongoDB
8 43 (11.98%) NoSQL
9 33 (9.19%) MySQL
10 25 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (6.96%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (5.85%) QlikView
11 21 (5.85%) Impala
12 16 (4.46%) HBase
13 15 (4.18%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (3.90%) DataStage
14 14 (3.90%) OLAP
14 14 (3.90%) Oracle OLAP
15 7 (1.95%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (3.34%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.06%) Yeoman
3 7 (1.95%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 75 (20.89%) Finance
2 70 (19.50%) Retail
3 39 (10.86%) Marketing
4 27 (7.52%) Telecoms
5 26 (7.24%) Games
6 11 (3.06%) Advertising
7 3 (0.84%) Law
8 2 (0.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (26.74%) MapReduce
2 24 (6.69%) Natural Language Processing
3 21 (5.85%) SciPy
4 9 (2.51%) NumPy
4 9 (2.51%) D3.js
5 8 (2.23%) XML
6 6 (1.67%) HTML
6 6 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (1.67%) HTML5
7 3 (0.84%) Matplotlib
7 3 (0.84%) MDX
8 2 (0.56%) Akka
9 1 (0.28%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 174 (48.47%) Mathematics
2 141 (39.28%) Statistics
3 134 (37.33%) Computer Science
4 100 (27.86%) Visualisation
5 70 (19.50%) Physics
6 55 (15.32%) Neural Network
7 52 (14.48%) Economics
8 42 (11.70%) Artificial Intelligence
9 40 (11.14%) Applied Mathematics
10 33 (9.19%) Digital Media
11 18 (5.01%) Open Source
11 18 (5.01%) Data Integration
12 17 (4.74%) Management Information System
13 12 (3.34%) Social Media
14 8 (2.23%) Social Network
15 5 (1.39%) Biology
15 5 (1.39%) Social Gaming
16 4 (1.11%) Psychology
16 4 (1.11%) Chemistry
16 4 (1.11%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.57%) Linux
2 12 (3.34%) UNIX
3 1 (0.28%) Android
3 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (71.31%) Analytics
2 99 (27.58%) Data Modelling
3 95 (26.46%) Predictive Modelling
4 88 (24.51%) Machine Learning
5 78 (21.73%) Data Analysis
6 50 (13.93%) Data Analytics
7 47 (13.09%) Business Analysis
8 43 (11.98%) Big Data Analytics
9 42 (11.70%) Statistical Analysis
10 38 (10.58%) Data Management
11 37 (10.31%) Logistic Regression
11 37 (10.31%) Statistical Modelling
12 34 (9.47%) Cluster Analysis
13 30 (8.36%) ETL
13 30 (8.36%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (7.80%) Data Visualisation
15 27 (7.52%) CRM
16 26 (7.24%) Software Engineering
17 25 (6.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 219 (61.00%) R
2 197 (54.87%) Python
3 160 (44.57%) SQL
4 143 (39.83%) Java
5 124 (34.54%) MATLAB
6 69 (19.22%) C++
7 57 (15.88%) Scala
8 39 (10.86%) VBA
9 31 (8.64%) Perl
10 27 (7.52%) Clojure
11 17 (4.74%) Bash Shell
12 12 (3.34%) Ruby
13 8 (2.23%) C#
14 5 (1.39%) C
15 4 (1.11%) PHP
16 3 (0.84%) JavaScript
16 3 (0.84%) PowerHouse
17 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 148 (41.23%) PhD
2 107 (29.81%) Degree
3 18 (5.01%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 7 (1.95%) VirtualBox
2 3 (0.84%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.95%) Vagrant
2 5 (1.39%) Oozie
Vendors
1 30 (8.36%) Tableau
2 17 (4.74%) Oracle
2 17 (4.74%) Teradata
3 15 (4.18%) Business Objects
3 15 (4.18%) Google
4 14 (3.90%) Informatica
5 4 (1.11%) Omniture
6 3 (0.84%) Hortonworks
6 3 (0.84%) Cloudera
6 3 (0.84%) MapR
6 3 (0.84%) Greenplum
6 3 (0.84%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (0.84%) Alterian
6 3 (0.84%) IBM
7 2 (0.56%) Talend
8 1 (0.28%) Splunk
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe
8 1 (0.28%) Cognos
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
BLOC
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + exclusive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, pension and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £31000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City Of London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago