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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Scientist
Rank 484 581 629
Rank change year-on-year
+97 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 158 39 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.088% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.094% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 128 29 9
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £60,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -29.41%
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
44357 41423 48051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.41% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37081 34736 41760
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 +50 67 £67,500 -6.89% 11
Harrow - 1 - -
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 253 (70.87%) Analytics
2 219 (61.34%) R
3 215 (60.22%) Hadoop
4 206 (57.70%) Big Data
5 188 (52.66%) Python
6 166 (46.50%) SQL
7 165 (46.22%) Mathematics
8 152 (42.58%) Java
9 140 (39.22%) PhD
10 130 (36.41%) Computer Science
11 125 (35.01%) Data Mining
12 123 (34.45%) MATLAB
12 123 (34.45%) Statistics
13 115 (32.21%) Degree
14 103 (28.85%) MapReduce
15 98 (27.45%) Visualisation
16 97 (27.17%) SAS
17 95 (26.61%) Data Modelling
18 90 (25.21%) SPSS
18 90 (25.21%) Predictive Modelling
19 86 (24.09%) Machine Learning
20 79 (22.13%) Mahout
21 76 (21.29%) Physics
22 72 (20.17%) Data Analysis
22 72 (20.17%) Relational Database
23 71 (19.89%) Finance
23 71 (19.89%) Apache Hive
24 66 (18.49%) Retail
25 61 (17.09%) C++
25 61 (17.09%) Bayesian Methods

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 97 (27.17%) SAS
2 47 (13.17%) Apache Pig
3 4 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 90 (25.21%) SPSS
2 30 (8.40%) CPLEX
3 14 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (2.80%) Stata
5 6 (1.68%) Weka
6 5 (1.40%) Mathematica
6 5 (1.40%) S-PLUS
6 5 (1.40%) MS Excel
7 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.28%) MS Office
8 1 (0.28%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 13 (3.64%) Google Analytics
2 9 (2.52%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.56%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 2 (0.56%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
1 16 (4.48%) Amazon S3
1 16 (4.48%) Amazon EMR
2 14 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.40%) SaaS
4 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.52%) Internet
2 2 (0.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (60.22%) Hadoop
2 206 (57.70%) Big Data
3 125 (35.01%) Data Mining
4 79 (22.13%) Mahout
5 72 (20.17%) Relational Database
6 71 (19.89%) Apache Hive
7 45 (12.61%) NoSQL
8 36 (10.08%) MongoDB
9 26 (7.28%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (7.00%) Impala
11 21 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (5.32%) MySQL
13 18 (5.04%) QlikView
14 12 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (3.36%) OLAP
14 12 (3.36%) DataStage
14 12 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (3.36%) Oracle OLAP
15 11 (3.08%) HBase
16 7 (1.96%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (4.20%) Git (software)
1 15 (4.20%) Yeoman
2 10 (2.80%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 71 (19.89%) Finance
2 66 (18.49%) Retail
3 37 (10.36%) Marketing
4 25 (7.00%) Telecoms
5 22 (6.16%) Games
6 11 (3.08%) Advertising
7 3 (0.84%) Law
8 2 (0.56%) Publishing
9 1 (0.28%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (11.76%) Cascading
2 24 (6.72%) Natural Language Processing
2 24 (6.72%) SciPy
3 16 (4.48%) D3.js
3 16 (4.48%) Pandas
4 14 (3.92%) Cascalog
5 9 (2.52%) HTML5
5 9 (2.52%) HTML
5 9 (2.52%) XML
6 8 (2.24%) NumPy
7 6 (1.68%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.84%) Matplotlib
8 3 (0.84%) CSS3
8 3 (0.84%) MDX
8 3 (0.84%) CSS
9 1 (0.28%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 165 (46.22%) Mathematics
2 130 (36.41%) Computer Science
3 123 (34.45%) Statistics
4 98 (27.45%) Visualisation
5 76 (21.29%) Physics
6 49 (13.73%) Neural Network
7 45 (12.61%) Economics
8 36 (10.08%) Artificial Intelligence
9 34 (9.52%) Applied Mathematics
10 30 (8.40%) Digital Media
11 17 (4.76%) Open Source
12 16 (4.48%) Data Integration
13 15 (4.20%) Management Information System
14 10 (2.80%) Chemistry
15 8 (2.24%) Biology
15 8 (2.24%) Social Media
16 7 (1.96%) Psychology
16 7 (1.96%) Informatics
17 5 (1.40%) Social Gaming
18 4 (1.12%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.60%) Linux
2 11 (3.08%) UNIX
3 1 (0.28%) Android
3 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (70.87%) Analytics
2 103 (28.85%) MapReduce
3 95 (26.61%) Data Modelling
4 90 (25.21%) Predictive Modelling
5 86 (24.09%) Machine Learning
6 72 (20.17%) Data Analysis
7 61 (17.09%) Bayesian Methods
8 51 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
8 51 (14.29%) Data Analytics
9 46 (12.89%) Time Series Analysis
10 44 (12.32%) Business Analysis
10 44 (12.32%) Statistical Analysis
11 42 (11.76%) Data Management
12 41 (11.48%) Information Retrieval
13 33 (9.24%) Markov Chain
13 33 (9.24%) Statistical Modelling
13 33 (9.24%) Logistic Regression
14 30 (8.40%) Cluster Analysis
14 30 (8.40%) Factor Analysis
14 30 (8.40%) Structural Equation Modelling
Programming Languages
1 219 (61.34%) R
2 188 (52.66%) Python
3 166 (46.50%) SQL
4 152 (42.58%) Java
5 123 (34.45%) MATLAB
6 61 (17.09%) C++
7 59 (16.53%) Scala
8 41 (11.48%) VBA
9 32 (8.96%) Clojure
10 21 (5.88%) Perl
11 19 (5.32%) Bash Shell
12 14 (3.92%) Ruby
13 6 (1.68%) C#
14 4 (1.12%) PHP
15 3 (0.84%) C
15 3 (0.84%) JavaScript
16 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.28%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 140 (39.22%) PhD
2 115 (32.21%) Degree
3 19 (5.32%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 10 (2.80%) VirtualBox
2 3 (0.84%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (2.80%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 28 (7.84%) Tableau
2 16 (4.48%) Oracle
3 14 (3.92%) Teradata
3 14 (3.92%) Google
4 12 (3.36%) Informatica
4 12 (3.36%) Business Objects
5 3 (0.84%) IBM
5 3 (0.84%) Greenplum
5 3 (0.84%) Hortonworks
5 3 (0.84%) Cloudera
5 3 (0.84%) MapR
5 3 (0.84%) Omniture
6 2 (0.56%) Splunk
6 2 (0.56%) Talend
6 2 (0.56%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (0.56%) Minitab
7 1 (0.28%) Alterian
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe
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