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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 389 468 575
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +107
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 268 188 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.39% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.41% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 229 152 35
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £86,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -37.50%
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
41415 45451 41396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.27% 93.51% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35104 38227 34621
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 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -3 57 £60,000 -14.28% 10
Brentford - 1 £65,000 -
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 376 (73.87%) Analytics
2 335 (65.82%) Python
3 313 (61.49%) R
4 293 (57.56%) SQL
5 269 (52.85%) Big Data
6 255 (50.10%) Hadoop
7 223 (43.81%) Analytical Skills
8 201 (39.49%) Statistics
9 165 (32.42%) Algorithms
10 162 (31.83%) Machine Learning
11 157 (30.84%) Mathematics
11 157 (30.84%) Data Mining
12 155 (30.45%) Visualisation
13 154 (30.26%) SAS
14 141 (27.70%) Degree
15 137 (26.92%) Java
16 122 (23.97%) Computer Science
17 116 (22.79%) PhD
18 112 (22.00%) Apache Hive
19 103 (20.24%) Data Analysis
20 99 (19.45%) MATLAB
20 99 (19.45%) NoSQL
21 92 (18.07%) Predictive Modelling
22 88 (17.29%) Data Analytics
23 86 (16.90%) Statistical Analysis
24 85 (16.70%) Data Visualisation
25 84 (16.50%) MongoDB
26 81 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
27 80 (15.72%) Marketing
27 80 (15.72%) Statistical Modelling

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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
1 154 (30.26%) SAS
2 79 (15.52%) Apache Pig
3 51 (10.02%) Apache Spark
4 13 (2.55%) Apache Solr
5 11 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.18%) CMS
7 4 (0.79%) Apache
8 3 (0.59%) IIS
9 2 (0.39%) IPython
10 1 (0.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 79 (15.52%) SPSS
2 15 (2.95%) Weka
3 12 (2.36%) MS Office
4 10 (1.96%) Stata
5 9 (1.77%) MS Excel
6 7 (1.38%) CPLEX
7 6 (1.18%) GNU Octave
8 3 (0.59%) Gephi
9 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.39%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 64 (12.57%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (7.27%) Amazon EMR
2 37 (7.27%) Google Analytics
2 37 (7.27%) Amazon EC2
3 36 (7.07%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.18%) Adobe Analytics
5 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.59%) SaaS
7 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.18%) Internet
2 3 (0.59%) Wireless
3 1 (0.20%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (52.85%) Big Data
2 255 (50.10%) Hadoop
3 157 (30.84%) Data Mining
4 112 (22.00%) Apache Hive
5 99 (19.45%) NoSQL
6 84 (16.50%) MongoDB
7 64 (12.57%) Mahout
8 52 (10.22%) PostgreSQL
9 38 (7.47%) Impala
10 35 (6.88%) QlikView
11 29 (5.70%) Text Mining
11 29 (5.70%) HBase
12 23 (4.52%) SQL Server
13 20 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
13 20 (3.93%) Relational Database
14 16 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (2.55%) CouchDB
15 13 (2.55%) IBM InfoSphere
15 13 (2.55%) IBM BigInsights
15 13 (2.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 41 (8.06%) Git (software)
2 39 (7.66%) Jenkins
3 36 (7.07%) Yeoman
4 3 (0.59%) JIRA
4 3 (0.59%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.39%) Maven
General
1 80 (15.72%) Marketing
2 78 (15.32%) Finance
3 74 (14.54%) Retail
4 47 (9.23%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.73%) Games
6 6 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.18%) Publishing
7 4 (0.79%) Back Office
7 4 (0.79%) Automotive
8 3 (0.59%) Electronics
8 3 (0.59%) Advertising
8 3 (0.59%) Banking
9 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Legal
10 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.20%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (12.38%) D3.js
2 54 (10.61%) Natural Language Processing
3 49 (9.63%) scikit-learn
4 46 (9.04%) Pandas
5 39 (7.66%) SciPy
6 36 (7.07%) Cascalog
7 8 (1.57%) MLlib
8 7 (1.38%) RHadoop
9 5 (0.98%) Cascading
9 5 (0.98%) .NET
10 4 (0.79%) XML
10 4 (0.79%) LINQ
11 3 (0.59%) RESTful
11 3 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.59%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.59%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (0.59%) Entity Framework
11 3 (0.59%) Ninject
11 3 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 223 (43.81%) Analytical Skills
2 201 (39.49%) Statistics
3 165 (32.42%) Algorithms
4 157 (30.84%) Mathematics
5 155 (30.45%) Visualisation
6 122 (23.97%) Computer Science
7 63 (12.38%) Physics
8 53 (10.41%) Neural Network
9 34 (6.68%) Social Network
10 29 (5.70%) Artificial Intelligence
11 25 (4.91%) Economics
12 24 (4.72%) Applied Mathematics
13 15 (2.95%) Data Extraction
14 13 (2.55%) Management Information System
15 12 (2.36%) Data Integration
15 12 (2.36%) Social Media
15 12 (2.36%) Digital Media
16 10 (1.96%) Mobile App
17 9 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 8 (1.57%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 10 (1.96%) Linux
2 5 (0.98%) Windows
3 4 (0.79%) UNIX
4 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (73.87%) Analytics
2 162 (31.83%) Machine Learning
3 103 (20.24%) Data Analysis
4 92 (18.07%) Predictive Modelling
5 88 (17.29%) Data Analytics
6 86 (16.90%) Statistical Analysis
7 85 (16.70%) Data Visualisation
8 81 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
9 80 (15.72%) Statistical Modelling
10 65 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
11 62 (12.18%) Predictive Analytics
12 51 (10.02%) MapReduce
13 48 (9.43%) Open Source
14 47 (9.23%) Data Munging
15 44 (8.64%) Data Modelling
16 43 (8.45%) Time Series Analysis
17 42 (8.25%) Bayesian Methods
18 40 (7.86%) Big Data Analytics
18 40 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
19 37 (7.27%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 335 (65.82%) Python
2 313 (61.49%) R
3 293 (57.56%) SQL
4 137 (26.92%) Java
5 99 (19.45%) MATLAB
6 62 (12.18%) C++
7 52 (10.22%) Scala
8 50 (9.82%) Clojure
9 38 (7.47%) Bash Shell
10 37 (7.27%) VBA
11 35 (6.88%) Ruby
11 35 (6.88%) C#
12 11 (2.16%) JavaScript
13 10 (1.96%) Perl
14 7 (1.38%) C
15 6 (1.18%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.79%) F#
17 3 (0.59%) HiveQL
17 3 (0.59%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 141 (27.70%) Degree
2 116 (22.79%) PhD
3 20 (3.93%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.77%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.95%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 36 (7.07%) VirtualBox
2 15 (2.95%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 36 (7.07%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 54 (10.61%) Tableau
2 47 (9.23%) Oracle
3 39 (7.66%) Google
4 24 (4.72%) Cloudera
5 23 (4.52%) IBM
6 20 (3.93%) Netezza
7 14 (2.75%) Greenplum
8 13 (2.55%) Hortonworks
8 13 (2.55%) MapR
9 12 (2.36%) Teradata
10 11 (2.16%) Ab Initio
10 11 (2.16%) Microsoft
10 11 (2.16%) Informatica
10 11 (2.16%) Business Objects
11 10 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.96%) Alteryx
12 7 (1.38%) Splunk
13 6 (1.18%) TIBCO
14 4 (0.79%) RapidMiner
14 4 (0.79%) Facebook
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Propel London
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum £30,000 - £55,000 Doe
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Blue Glue
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Jonathan Garth
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: 30% Bonus, Healthcare, Holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits
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