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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 405 491 587
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +96
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 241 170 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.35% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.37% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 195 143 38
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £89,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -22.72%
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
41649 46201 43088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.55% 93.84% 93.97%
Number of salaries quoted 35125 38133 36385
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +34 34 £52,500 -19.23% 9
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 290 (74.17%) Analytics
2 266 (68.03%) Python
3 245 (62.66%) R
4 226 (57.80%) Big Data
5 214 (54.73%) SQL
6 199 (50.90%) Hadoop
7 151 (38.62%) Analytical Skills
8 150 (38.36%) Algorithms
9 138 (35.29%) Machine Learning
10 135 (34.53%) Statistics
11 134 (34.27%) Visualisation
12 123 (31.46%) SAS
13 122 (31.20%) Data Mining
14 114 (29.16%) PhD
15 106 (27.11%) Computer Science
16 104 (26.60%) Java
17 101 (25.83%) Degree
17 101 (25.83%) Apache Hive
18 93 (23.79%) Data Analysis
19 90 (23.02%) Mathematics
20 87 (22.25%) SPSS
21 86 (21.99%) Statistical Analysis
22 85 (21.74%) MATLAB
23 84 (21.48%) NoSQL
24 82 (20.97%) Statistical Modelling
25 77 (19.69%) Apache Pig
26 76 (19.44%) MongoDB
27 74 (18.93%) Predictive Modelling
27 74 (18.93%) Marketing
28 69 (17.65%) Data Visualisation

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 123 (31.46%) SAS
2 77 (19.69%) Apache Pig
3 34 (8.70%) Apache Spark
4 14 (3.58%) CMS
5 7 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.02%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.26%) Node.js
7 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.26%) Apache
Applications
1 87 (22.25%) SPSS
2 21 (5.37%) Weka
3 20 (5.12%) Stata
4 14 (3.58%) MS Office
5 8 (2.05%) MS Excel
6 6 (1.53%) Gephi
7 3 (0.77%) Mathematica
7 3 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.51%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 56 (14.32%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (8.70%) Amazon EMR
2 34 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
3 33 (8.44%) Amazon S3
4 30 (7.67%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.28%) SaaS
6 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.51%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (57.80%) Big Data
2 199 (50.90%) Hadoop
3 122 (31.20%) Data Mining
4 101 (25.83%) Apache Hive
5 84 (21.48%) NoSQL
6 76 (19.44%) MongoDB
7 66 (16.88%) Mahout
8 43 (11.00%) PostgreSQL
9 35 (8.95%) Impala
10 30 (7.67%) HBase
11 21 (5.37%) Text Mining
12 14 (3.58%) CouchDB
12 14 (3.58%) IBM InfoSphere
13 12 (3.07%) QlikView
13 12 (3.07%) SAS Enterprise Miner
14 10 (2.56%) Relational Database
15 8 (2.05%) Amazon Redshift
15 8 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (2.05%) MySQL
15 8 (2.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 33 (8.44%) Jenkins
2 33 (8.44%) Yeoman
3 1 (0.26%) Subversion
3 1 (0.26%) JIRA
3 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 74 (18.93%) Marketing
2 56 (14.32%) Retail
3 46 (11.76%) Finance
4 35 (8.95%) Telecoms
5 21 (5.37%) Games
6 4 (1.02%) Advertising
6 4 (1.02%) Publishing
6 4 (1.02%) Back Office
7 3 (0.77%) Electronics
8 2 (0.51%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.51%) Automotive
8 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.26%) Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.26%) French Language
9 1 (0.26%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (12.53%) scikit-learn
2 41 (10.49%) Pandas
3 40 (10.23%) Natural Language Processing
4 39 (9.97%) D3.js
5 34 (8.70%) SciPy
6 33 (8.44%) Cascalog
7 14 (3.58%) Cascading
8 7 (1.79%) RHadoop
9 2 (0.51%) Web Services
10 1 (0.26%) XML
10 1 (0.26%) Lucene
10 1 (0.26%) JSON
10 1 (0.26%) LINQ
10 1 (0.26%) jQuery
10 1 (0.26%) RESTful
10 1 (0.26%) HTML5
10 1 (0.26%) NumPy
10 1 (0.26%) HTML
10 1 (0.26%) CSS
10 1 (0.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 151 (38.62%) Analytical Skills
2 150 (38.36%) Algorithms
3 135 (34.53%) Statistics
4 134 (34.27%) Visualisation
5 106 (27.11%) Computer Science
6 90 (23.02%) Mathematics
7 57 (14.58%) Open Source
8 47 (12.02%) Neural Network
9 43 (11.00%) Artificial Intelligence
10 27 (6.91%) Physics
11 22 (5.63%) Social Network
12 21 (5.37%) Applied Mathematics
13 15 (3.84%) Economics
14 14 (3.58%) User Experience
15 12 (3.07%) Social Media
15 12 (3.07%) Management Information System
16 11 (2.81%) Performance Metrics
17 10 (2.56%) Credit Risk
18 9 (2.30%) Digital Media
19 8 (2.05%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.28%) Linux
1 5 (1.28%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (74.17%) Analytics
2 138 (35.29%) Machine Learning
3 93 (23.79%) Data Analysis
4 86 (21.99%) Statistical Analysis
5 82 (20.97%) Statistical Modelling
6 74 (18.93%) Predictive Modelling
7 69 (17.65%) Data Visualisation
8 64 (16.37%) MapReduce
9 62 (15.86%) Predictive Analytics
10 58 (14.83%) Business Intelligence
11 46 (11.76%) Data Analytics
12 45 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
13 39 (9.97%) Data Modelling
14 38 (9.72%) Data Munging
15 36 (9.21%) Time Series Analysis
16 35 (8.95%) Big Data Analytics
17 33 (8.44%) User Stories
17 33 (8.44%) Unit Testing
17 33 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
18 32 (8.18%) Logistic Regression
Programming Languages
1 266 (68.03%) Python
2 245 (62.66%) R
3 214 (54.73%) SQL
4 104 (26.60%) Java
5 85 (21.74%) MATLAB
6 57 (14.58%) C++
7 56 (14.32%) Scala
8 43 (11.00%) VBA
8 43 (11.00%) Clojure
9 41 (10.49%) C#
10 34 (8.70%) Bash Shell
10 34 (8.70%) Ruby
11 15 (3.84%) C
12 8 (2.05%) PHP
13 6 (1.53%) HiveQL
14 4 (1.02%) F#
15 3 (0.77%) JavaScript
15 3 (0.77%) Perl
16 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.26%) sed
Qualifications
1 114 (29.16%) PhD
2 101 (25.83%) Degree
3 18 (4.60%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.02%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.26%) QA
1 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (8.44%) VirtualBox
2 15 (3.84%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 33 (8.44%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 35 (8.95%) Oracle
2 33 (8.44%) Google
3 27 (6.91%) IBM
4 25 (6.39%) Microsoft
4 25 (6.39%) Tableau
5 19 (4.86%) Cloudera
6 14 (3.58%) Hortonworks
6 14 (3.58%) MapR
6 14 (3.58%) Greenplum
7 9 (2.30%) Netezza
8 5 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.02%) Alteryx
9 4 (1.02%) Facebook
10 1 (0.26%) Vertica
10 1 (0.26%) Adobe
10 1 (0.26%) MicroStrategy
London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + share options
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £140000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £130000 - £150000 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
East London
KPMG
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 to £100,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £31000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, pension and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £0 - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £57,500
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and other benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago