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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 367 437 516
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +79
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 329 248 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.55% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.57% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 295 200 147
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +23.52%
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
40420 43290 47733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.81% 95.79% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 35045 36454 39477
Median salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the London region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +49 34 £56,250 +7.14% 15
Hammersmith - 1 £55,000 -
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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.

1 469 (72.71%) Python
2 433 (67.13%) Machine Learning
3 399 (61.86%) Analytics
4 388 (60.16%) R
5 377 (58.45%) SQL
6 302 (46.82%) Big Data
7 288 (44.65%) Statistics
8 267 (41.40%) Hadoop
9 240 (37.21%) Analytical Skills
10 239 (37.05%) Mathematics
11 221 (34.26%) PhD
12 201 (31.16%) Computer Science
13 196 (30.39%) Data Mining
14 192 (29.77%) Apache Spark
15 178 (27.60%) Java
16 176 (27.29%) Algorithms
17 171 (26.51%) Degree
18 166 (25.74%) Visualisation
19 146 (22.64%) Finance
20 143 (22.17%) NoSQL
21 130 (20.16%) Data Analysis
21 130 (20.16%) SAS
22 129 (20.00%) Data Analytics
23 128 (19.84%) MATLAB
24 109 (16.90%) Apache Hive
25 103 (15.97%) Physics
26 102 (15.81%) Predictive Modelling
26 102 (15.81%) Scala
27 93 (14.42%) Data Visualisation
28 88 (13.64%) Business Intelligence

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
1 192 (29.77%) Apache Spark
2 130 (20.16%) SAS
3 63 (9.77%) Apache Pig
4 31 (4.81%) Apache
5 9 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.24%) Node.js
7 7 (1.09%) IPython
7 7 (1.09%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.16%) CMS
Applications
1 50 (7.75%) SPSS
2 18 (2.79%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.71%) GNU Octave
3 11 (1.71%) Weka
4 10 (1.55%) Gephi
4 10 (1.55%) Mathematica
5 6 (0.93%) MS Office
6 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 55 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
2 18 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.17%) Amazon EMR
3 14 (2.17%) Google Analytics
4 13 (2.02%) Amazon S3
5 11 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.93%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.47%) SaaS
9 1 (0.16%) AdWords
9 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.40%) Internet
2 3 (0.47%) HTTP
3 2 (0.31%) Network Security
3 2 (0.31%) Skype
4 1 (0.16%) BGP
4 1 (0.16%) Broadband
4 1 (0.16%) DNS
4 1 (0.16%) DSL
4 1 (0.16%) Firewall
4 1 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (46.82%) Big Data
2 267 (41.40%) Hadoop
3 196 (30.39%) Data Mining
4 143 (22.17%) NoSQL
5 109 (16.90%) Apache Hive
6 62 (9.61%) MongoDB
7 56 (8.68%) Relational Database
8 30 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (4.65%) Text Mining
9 29 (4.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 26 (4.03%) MySQL
11 24 (3.72%) QlikView
12 23 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (3.57%) Impala
12 23 (3.57%) Mahout
13 22 (3.41%) SQL Server
14 20 (3.10%) Neo4j
15 17 (2.64%) Amazon Redshift
16 10 (1.55%) HBase
17 9 (1.40%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 38 (5.89%) Git (software)
2 23 (3.57%) Vagrant
3 12 (1.86%) Jenkins
3 12 (1.86%) Yeoman
4 11 (1.71%) Mercurial
4 11 (1.71%) Subversion
5 3 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 146 (22.64%) Finance
2 73 (11.32%) Marketing
3 53 (8.22%) Retail
4 34 (5.27%) Games
5 32 (4.96%) Telecoms
6 26 (4.03%) Banking
7 18 (2.79%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.40%) Advertising
8 9 (1.40%) Automotive
9 8 (1.24%) Aerospace
10 7 (1.09%) Electronics
10 7 (1.09%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.93%) Front Office
12 5 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.62%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.47%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.47%) Publishing
15 2 (0.31%) French Language
15 2 (0.31%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.16%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (6.98%) D3.js
1 45 (6.98%) Pandas
2 43 (6.67%) SciPy
3 39 (6.05%) Natural Language Processing
4 33 (5.12%) scikit-learn
5 24 (3.72%) NumPy
6 18 (2.79%) Kafka
7 12 (1.86%) Cascalog
8 11 (1.71%) .NET
8 11 (1.71%) Lucene
8 11 (1.71%) MLlib
9 9 (1.40%) RHadoop
10 7 (1.09%) AngularJS
10 7 (1.09%) REST
11 6 (0.93%) HTML
11 6 (0.93%) XML
12 5 (0.78%) CSS
12 5 (0.78%) Google Maps API
12 5 (0.78%) Matplotlib
12 5 (0.78%) SparkR
Miscellaneous
1 288 (44.65%) Statistics
2 240 (37.21%) Analytical Skills
3 239 (37.05%) Mathematics
4 201 (31.16%) Computer Science
5 176 (27.29%) Algorithms
6 166 (25.74%) Visualisation
7 103 (15.97%) Physics
8 52 (8.06%) Artificial Intelligence
9 39 (6.05%) Applied Mathematics
10 31 (4.81%) Economics
11 24 (3.72%) Fintech
12 14 (2.17%) Neural Network
13 9 (1.40%) Blog
13 9 (1.40%) Digital Media
13 9 (1.40%) Hedge funds
14 8 (1.24%) Data Structures
15 7 (1.09%) Data Extraction
15 7 (1.09%) Social Network
16 6 (0.93%) Credit Risk
16 6 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (2.79%) Linux
2 8 (1.24%) Unix
3 3 (0.47%) Windows
3 3 (0.47%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (67.13%) Machine Learning
2 399 (61.86%) Analytics
3 130 (20.16%) Data Analysis
4 129 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 102 (15.81%) Predictive Modelling
6 93 (14.42%) Data Visualisation
7 88 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
8 76 (11.78%) Statistical Modelling
9 75 (11.63%) Statistical Analysis
10 51 (7.91%) E-Commerce
11 50 (7.75%) Open Source
12 47 (7.29%) Software Engineering
13 46 (7.13%) Data Modelling
14 43 (6.67%) Predictive Analytics
15 41 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
16 36 (5.58%) Bayesian Methods
17 34 (5.27%) Big Data Analytics
18 32 (4.96%) Operations Research
19 31 (4.81%) MapReduce
20 25 (3.88%) Data Munging
Programming Languages
1 469 (72.71%) Python
2 388 (60.16%) R
3 377 (58.45%) SQL
4 178 (27.60%) Java
5 128 (19.84%) MATLAB
6 102 (15.81%) Scala
7 65 (10.08%) C++
8 45 (6.98%) JavaScript
9 23 (3.57%) Ruby
10 21 (3.26%) C
10 21 (3.26%) Clojure
11 20 (3.10%) Perl
12 18 (2.79%) VBA
13 14 (2.17%) Bash Shell
14 13 (2.02%) C#
15 10 (1.55%) Cython
16 9 (1.40%) F#
17 8 (1.24%) T-SQL
18 6 (0.93%) PHP
18 6 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 221 (34.26%) PhD
2 171 (26.51%) Degree
3 5 (0.78%) Postgraduate
3 5 (0.78%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.62%) MBA
5 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.71%) Data Quality
2 5 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 23 (3.57%) VirtualBox
2 18 (2.79%) Docker
3 13 (2.02%) HDFS
4 2 (0.31%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (1.09%) Mesos
2 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.16%) Kibana
2 1 (0.16%) logstash
2 1 (0.16%) Oozie
Vendors
1 72 (11.16%) Tableau
2 29 (4.50%) Google
3 24 (3.72%) Microsoft
4 18 (2.79%) Oracle
5 17 (2.64%) Cloudera
6 16 (2.48%) Hortonworks
7 13 (2.02%) IBM
8 11 (1.71%) RapidMiner
9 9 (1.40%) Splunk
10 8 (1.24%) Facebook
10 8 (1.24%) MicroStrategy
10 8 (1.24%) Omniture
11 7 (1.09%) Netezza
12 6 (0.93%) Cognos
12 6 (0.93%) SAP
13 4 (0.62%) Greenplum
14 3 (0.47%) Informatica
14 3 (0.47%) Talend
15 2 (0.31%) Sybase
16 1 (0.16%) Adobe
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Salary: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus & bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £38000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 basic (Plus substantial package)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Employee share scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £70000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Incl Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Central London / West End
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Central London / West End
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago