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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 348 410 523
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +113
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 260 275 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.73% 0.64% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.66% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 229 238 117
Median salary £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
- -6.97%
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
34182 41598 43682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.89% 96.20% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 29145 35385 37094
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +22 32 £67,500 +5.88% 5
Canary Wharf -7 2 - -
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 423 (78.62%) Python
2 377 (70.07%) Machine Learning
3 291 (54.09%) Analytics
4 288 (53.53%) R
5 271 (50.37%) SQL
6 234 (43.49%) PhD
7 221 (41.08%) Statistics
8 204 (37.92%) Computer Science
8 204 (37.92%) Big Data
9 203 (37.73%) Mathematics
10 181 (33.64%) Degree
11 176 (32.71%) Hadoop
12 171 (31.78%) Analytical Skills
13 166 (30.86%) Algorithms
14 143 (26.58%) Finance
15 140 (26.02%) Data Mining
16 136 (25.28%) Apache Spark
16 136 (25.28%) Visualisation
17 129 (23.98%) Java
18 118 (21.93%) Data Analytics
19 116 (21.56%) SAS
20 110 (20.45%) Marketing
21 108 (20.07%) Data Analysis
22 90 (16.73%) Statistical Analysis
23 77 (14.31%) Scala
24 71 (13.20%) Predictive Modelling
25 69 (12.83%) Business Intelligence
26 68 (12.64%) MATLAB
27 67 (12.45%) NoSQL
28 64 (11.90%) Data Visualisation

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
1 136 (25.28%) Apache Spark
2 116 (21.56%) SAS
3 31 (5.76%) Apache Pig
4 18 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (2.60%) Apache
6 9 (1.67%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.12%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.56%) IPython
8 3 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 49 (9.11%) SPSS
2 22 (4.09%) MS Excel
3 18 (3.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (2.79%) MS Office
5 12 (2.23%) GNU Octave
6 5 (0.93%) EViews
7 2 (0.37%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.37%) CPLEX
7 2 (0.37%) Gephi
7 2 (0.37%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.19%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 8 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.56%) Oracle AML
3 1 (0.19%) Unica
3 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 37 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.60%) Amazon S3
4 9 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.49%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (1.12%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (0.74%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.37%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.19%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.56%) Internet
2 2 (0.37%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (37.92%) Big Data
2 176 (32.71%) Hadoop
3 140 (26.02%) Data Mining
4 67 (12.45%) NoSQL
5 51 (9.48%) Apache Hive
6 40 (7.43%) MongoDB
7 33 (6.13%) Relational Database
8 25 (4.65%) SQL Server
9 21 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 21 (3.90%) MySQL
10 18 (3.35%) Amazon Redshift
10 18 (3.35%) HBase
10 18 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (3.16%) Text Mining
12 16 (2.97%) Impala
12 16 (2.97%) QlikView
13 13 (2.42%) Neo4j
14 12 (2.23%) Mahout
15 10 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (1.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (2.97%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.23%) Vagrant
3 8 (1.49%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.49%) Yeoman
4 2 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 143 (26.58%) Finance
2 110 (20.45%) Marketing
3 37 (6.88%) Banking
4 32 (5.95%) Retail
5 29 (5.39%) Telecoms
6 27 (5.02%) Games
7 19 (3.53%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.42%) Advertising
8 13 (2.42%) Publishing
9 8 (1.49%) Electronics
10 6 (1.12%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.74%) Back Office
11 4 (0.74%) Front Office
12 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.37%) Law
13 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.19%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (8.55%) Natural Language Processing
1 46 (8.55%) scikit-learn
2 39 (7.25%) Pandas
3 31 (5.76%) NumPy
4 25 (4.65%) SciPy
5 21 (3.90%) D3.js
6 9 (1.67%) Matplotlib
7 8 (1.49%) Cascalog
7 8 (1.49%) Theano
8 7 (1.30%) HTML
9 5 (0.93%) Kafka
9 5 (0.93%) TensorFlow
10 4 (0.74%) Django
10 4 (0.74%) Lucene
10 4 (0.74%) PyMC3
11 3 (0.56%) HTML5
11 3 (0.56%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (0.56%) Node.js
11 3 (0.56%) Polymer
11 3 (0.56%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 221 (41.08%) Statistics
2 204 (37.92%) Computer Science
3 203 (37.73%) Mathematics
4 171 (31.78%) Analytical Skills
5 166 (30.86%) Algorithms
6 136 (25.28%) Visualisation
7 64 (11.90%) Physics
8 48 (8.92%) Artificial Intelligence
9 29 (5.39%) Fintech
9 29 (5.39%) Neural Network
10 20 (3.72%) Economics
11 15 (2.79%) Applied Mathematics
12 12 (2.23%) Credit Risk
13 11 (2.04%) Social Media
14 9 (1.67%) Cybercrime
14 9 (1.67%) Mobile App
15 7 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
15 7 (1.30%) Data Extraction
15 7 (1.30%) Taxonomies
16 6 (1.12%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.23%) Unix
2 11 (2.04%) Linux
3 1 (0.19%) Android
3 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (70.07%) Machine Learning
2 291 (54.09%) Analytics
3 118 (21.93%) Data Analytics
4 108 (20.07%) Data Analysis
5 90 (16.73%) Statistical Analysis
6 71 (13.20%) Predictive Modelling
7 69 (12.83%) Business Intelligence
8 64 (11.90%) Data Visualisation
9 60 (11.15%) Statistical Modelling
10 55 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
11 48 (8.92%) Software Engineering
12 39 (7.25%) Deep Learning
13 38 (7.06%) E-Commerce
13 38 (7.06%) Open Source
14 34 (6.32%) MapReduce
15 32 (5.95%) Operations Research
16 29 (5.39%) Bayesian Methods
17 28 (5.20%) Data Modelling
18 27 (5.02%) Actionable Insight
18 27 (5.02%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 423 (78.62%) Python
2 288 (53.53%) R
3 271 (50.37%) SQL
4 129 (23.98%) Java
5 77 (14.31%) Scala
6 68 (12.64%) MATLAB
7 54 (10.04%) C++
8 25 (4.65%) C#
9 18 (3.35%) Perl
10 17 (3.16%) PHP
11 16 (2.97%) VBA
12 11 (2.04%) Clojure
12 11 (2.04%) JavaScript
13 10 (1.86%) C
14 8 (1.49%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.49%) Cypher
15 5 (0.93%) Ruby
16 4 (0.74%) Julia
16 4 (0.74%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 234 (43.49%) PhD
2 181 (33.64%) Degree
3 3 (0.56%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.37%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.19%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.35%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.56%) QA
3 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 12 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
1 12 (2.23%) VirtualBox
2 7 (1.30%) Docker
3 6 (1.12%) HDFS
4 2 (0.37%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 39 (7.25%) Tableau
2 19 (3.53%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.35%) Cloudera
4 15 (2.79%) Vertica
5 13 (2.42%) SAP
6 12 (2.23%) Splunk
7 11 (2.04%) IBM
7 11 (2.04%) Oracle
8 10 (1.86%) Hortonworks
9 9 (1.67%) Alteryx
9 9 (1.67%) Google
10 7 (1.30%) MapR
11 5 (0.93%) RapidMiner
12 4 (0.74%) Hitachi
12 4 (0.74%) Sybase
13 3 (0.56%) MicroStrategy
14 2 (0.37%) Informatica
14 2 (0.37%) Netezza
14 2 (0.37%) Sun
14 2 (0.37%) Teradata
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Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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London
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £5,000 Car Allowance
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
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Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
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Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £40,000 + Benefits
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Central London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 per year
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London
Churchill Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Shares
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Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum including Excellent Bonus & Benefits
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