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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 360 479 587
Rank change year-on-year
+119 +108
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 315 164 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.77% 0.40% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.42% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 288 143 72
Average salary £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
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
39316 39186 40518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.73% 95.73% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33943 33221 33153
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +64 33 £70,000 +27.27% 11
Harrow - 4 £65,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £75,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £67,500 -
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 421 (71.48%) Python
2 388 (65.87%) R
3 361 (61.29%) Analytics
4 356 (60.44%) Machine Learning
5 332 (56.37%) SQL
6 293 (49.75%) Big Data
7 259 (43.97%) Hadoop
8 249 (42.28%) Statistics
9 222 (37.69%) Mathematics
10 206 (34.97%) PhD
11 195 (33.11%) Computer Science
12 192 (32.60%) Java
13 190 (32.26%) Algorithms
14 175 (29.71%) Analytical Skills
15 164 (27.84%) Degree
16 162 (27.50%) Data Mining
17 158 (26.83%) Finance
18 155 (26.32%) MATLAB
19 147 (24.96%) Visualisation
20 127 (21.56%) Apache Spark
21 126 (21.39%) Data Analysis
22 120 (20.37%) NoSQL
22 120 (20.37%) Data Analytics
23 119 (20.20%) Apache Hive
24 115 (19.52%) SAS
25 114 (19.35%) Scala
26 108 (18.34%) Physics
27 98 (16.64%) Data Visualisation
28 95 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
29 87 (14.77%) Predictive Modelling

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 127 (21.56%) Apache Spark
2 115 (19.52%) SAS
3 86 (14.60%) Apache Pig
4 31 (5.26%) Apache
5 8 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.68%) Node.js
7 1 (0.17%) CMS
7 1 (0.17%) IPython
Applications
1 38 (6.45%) SPSS
2 21 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 17 (2.89%) GNU Octave
4 11 (1.87%) Weka
5 10 (1.70%) Mathematica
6 7 (1.19%) MS Office
7 6 (1.02%) Gephi
8 5 (0.85%) Stata
9 2 (0.34%) CPLEX
9 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (3.74%) Amazon EMR
3 22 (3.74%) Amazon S3
4 18 (3.06%) Google Analytics
5 11 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.68%) SaaS
9 1 (0.17%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.04%) Internet
2 7 (1.19%) HTTP
2 7 (1.19%) Network Security
3 3 (0.51%) Firewall
4 2 (0.34%) Broadband
5 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (49.75%) Big Data
2 259 (43.97%) Hadoop
3 162 (27.50%) Data Mining
4 120 (20.37%) NoSQL
5 119 (20.20%) Apache Hive
6 59 (10.02%) MongoDB
7 43 (7.30%) Relational Database
8 39 (6.62%) Mahout
9 33 (5.60%) Impala
10 30 (5.09%) Text Mining
11 29 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
12 28 (4.75%) PostgreSQL
13 26 (4.41%) Neo4j
14 22 (3.74%) QlikView
15 19 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
15 19 (3.23%) MySQL
16 16 (2.72%) SQL Server
17 14 (2.38%) HBase
17 14 (2.38%) Spotfire
18 12 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 34 (5.77%) Git (software)
2 19 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 19 (3.23%) Vagrant
2 19 (3.23%) Yeoman
3 7 (1.19%) Mercurial
3 7 (1.19%) Subversion
4 1 (0.17%) Maven
General
1 158 (26.83%) Finance
2 71 (12.05%) Marketing
3 58 (9.85%) Retail
4 37 (6.28%) Games
5 27 (4.58%) Telecoms
6 23 (3.90%) Banking
7 19 (3.23%) Automotive
8 18 (3.06%) Aerospace
9 15 (2.55%) Manufacturing
10 12 (2.04%) Publishing
11 11 (1.87%) Advertising
12 7 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (1.02%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.68%) Electronics
15 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.51%) Law
16 2 (0.34%) French Language
16 2 (0.34%) Front Office
16 2 (0.34%) Online Betting
17 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.96%) D3.js
2 37 (6.28%) Natural Language Processing
2 37 (6.28%) Pandas
3 36 (6.11%) SciPy
4 31 (5.26%) scikit-learn
5 20 (3.40%) .NET
6 19 (3.23%) Cascalog
7 13 (2.21%) Cascading
7 13 (2.21%) NumPy
8 12 (2.04%) MLlib
8 12 (2.04%) XML
9 11 (1.87%) HTML
10 10 (1.70%) CSS
10 10 (1.70%) Kafka
10 10 (1.70%) RHadoop
11 8 (1.36%) AngularJS
12 7 (1.19%) Ajax
12 7 (1.19%) jQuery
12 7 (1.19%) REST
13 3 (0.51%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 249 (42.28%) Statistics
2 222 (37.69%) Mathematics
3 195 (33.11%) Computer Science
4 190 (32.26%) Algorithms
5 175 (29.71%) Analytical Skills
6 147 (24.96%) Visualisation
7 108 (18.34%) Physics
8 43 (7.30%) Applied Mathematics
9 39 (6.62%) Artificial Intelligence
10 22 (3.74%) Economics
11 17 (2.89%) Hedge funds
12 14 (2.38%) Blog
13 13 (2.21%) Neural Network
14 12 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 11 (1.87%) Data Extraction
15 11 (1.87%) Fintech
16 10 (1.70%) Digital Media
17 8 (1.36%) Equities
17 8 (1.36%) Mobile App
18 7 (1.19%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 23 (3.90%) Linux
2 8 (1.36%) Windows
3 7 (1.19%) Windows Server
4 5 (0.85%) Unix
5 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (61.29%) Analytics
2 356 (60.44%) Machine Learning
3 126 (21.39%) Data Analysis
4 120 (20.37%) Data Analytics
5 98 (16.64%) Data Visualisation
6 95 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
7 87 (14.77%) Predictive Modelling
8 83 (14.09%) Statistical Analysis
9 79 (13.41%) Statistical Modelling
10 55 (9.34%) Agile Software Development
11 50 (8.49%) E-Commerce
12 48 (8.15%) Data Modelling
13 44 (7.47%) Open Source
14 43 (7.30%) Predictive Analytics
15 39 (6.62%) Data Munging
16 37 (6.28%) Bayesian Methods
17 32 (5.43%) Big Data Analytics
17 32 (5.43%) Software Engineering
18 27 (4.58%) Econometrics
19 24 (4.07%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 421 (71.48%) Python
2 388 (65.87%) R
3 332 (56.37%) SQL
4 192 (32.60%) Java
5 155 (26.32%) MATLAB
6 114 (19.35%) Scala
7 56 (9.51%) C++
8 42 (7.13%) JavaScript
9 35 (5.94%) Clojure
10 28 (4.75%) Perl
11 27 (4.58%) Ruby
11 27 (4.58%) VBA
12 25 (4.24%) C
13 21 (3.57%) Bash Shell
14 20 (3.40%) C#
15 17 (2.89%) F#
16 16 (2.72%) Shell Script
17 6 (1.02%) HiveQL
17 6 (1.02%) PL/SQL
18 5 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 206 (34.97%) PhD
2 164 (27.84%) Degree
3 6 (1.02%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.85%) Postgraduate
5 3 (0.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.02%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.17%) QA
System Software
1 19 (3.23%) VirtualBox
2 8 (1.36%) HDFS
3 2 (0.34%) Docker
4 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (0.68%) Mesos
2 3 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.17%) Oozie
Vendors
1 57 (9.68%) Tableau
2 23 (3.90%) Google
2 23 (3.90%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.40%) Oracle
4 15 (2.55%) Splunk
5 12 (2.04%) Cognos
6 9 (1.53%) RapidMiner
7 7 (1.19%) Cloudera
8 6 (1.02%) IBM
8 6 (1.02%) Netezza
8 6 (1.02%) SAP
9 5 (0.85%) Alteryx
9 5 (0.85%) Facebook
9 5 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (0.85%) Paxata
10 4 (0.68%) Omniture
10 4 (0.68%) Teradata
11 3 (0.51%) Greenplum
11 3 (0.51%) Hortonworks
11 3 (0.51%) Sybase
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £700000 per annum + Excellent Bens
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Salary: From £100,000 to £110,000 per annum
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