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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 362 404 489
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +85
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 308 274 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.77% 0.62% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.65% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 285 224 175
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 £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.88%
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
38279 42270 47410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.67% 95.69% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33317 35754 39739
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +29 18 £57,500 +9.52% 8
Mayfair - 1 £75,000 -
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 477 (74.30%) Python
2 458 (71.34%) Machine Learning
3 393 (61.21%) SQL
4 386 (60.12%) Analytics
5 357 (55.61%) R
6 291 (45.33%) Statistics
7 290 (45.17%) Big Data
8 257 (40.03%) Analytical Skills
9 239 (37.23%) Mathematics
10 228 (35.51%) Hadoop
11 227 (35.36%) PhD
12 208 (32.40%) Computer Science
13 195 (30.37%) Data Mining
14 179 (27.88%) Degree
15 174 (27.10%) Apache Spark
16 173 (26.95%) Algorithms
17 167 (26.01%) Visualisation
18 144 (22.43%) Java
18 144 (22.43%) Finance
19 137 (21.34%) SAS
19 137 (21.34%) Data Analytics
20 129 (20.09%) Data Analysis
21 125 (19.47%) Predictive Modelling
22 115 (17.91%) MATLAB
23 109 (16.98%) NoSQL
24 99 (15.42%) Apache Hive
25 94 (14.64%) Data Visualisation
26 93 (14.49%) Marketing
27 90 (14.02%) Physics
28 82 (12.77%) Statistical Analysis

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
1 174 (27.10%) Apache Spark
2 137 (21.34%) SAS
3 51 (7.94%) Apache Pig
4 25 (3.89%) Apache
5 13 (2.02%) IPython
5 13 (2.02%) Jupyter
6 7 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.31%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 59 (9.19%) SPSS
2 11 (1.71%) Weka
3 9 (1.40%) MS Excel
4 7 (1.09%) GNU Octave
5 6 (0.93%) Gephi
5 6 (0.93%) Mathematica
6 5 (0.78%) MS Office
7 3 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.47%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.16%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.16%) Unica
2 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 64 (9.97%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (3.89%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (2.49%) Amazon EMR
5 15 (2.34%) Amazon S3
6 14 (2.18%) Google Analytics
7 10 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.25%) Amazon Kinesis
9 4 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.47%) SaaS
11 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.16%) AdWords
12 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.40%) Internet
2 3 (0.47%) HTTP
2 3 (0.47%) Skype
3 2 (0.31%) Network Security
4 1 (0.16%) BGP
4 1 (0.16%) DNS
4 1 (0.16%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (45.17%) Big Data
2 228 (35.51%) Hadoop
3 195 (30.37%) Data Mining
4 109 (16.98%) NoSQL
5 99 (15.42%) Apache Hive
6 52 (8.10%) MongoDB
7 47 (7.32%) Relational Database
8 36 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (4.21%) Amazon Redshift
9 27 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (3.89%) Apache Cassandra
11 24 (3.74%) Impala
11 24 (3.74%) QlikView
11 24 (3.74%) Text Mining
12 21 (3.27%) MySQL
13 20 (3.12%) SQL Server
14 19 (2.96%) Neo4j
15 18 (2.80%) Mahout
16 13 (2.02%) KNIME
17 9 (1.40%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 42 (6.54%) Git (software)
2 30 (4.67%) Vagrant
3 14 (2.18%) Jenkins
3 14 (2.18%) Yeoman
4 7 (1.09%) Mercurial
4 7 (1.09%) Subversion
5 4 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 144 (22.43%) Finance
2 93 (14.49%) Marketing
3 60 (9.35%) Retail
4 38 (5.92%) Games
5 37 (5.76%) Telecoms
6 32 (4.98%) Banking
7 23 (3.58%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.25%) Advertising
9 7 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.09%) Front Office
9 7 (1.09%) Publishing
10 6 (0.93%) Electronics
10 6 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.62%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.62%) Automotive
11 4 (0.62%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.31%) iGaming
12 2 (0.31%) Law
12 2 (0.31%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.16%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (8.41%) Natural Language Processing
2 48 (7.48%) D3.js
3 47 (7.32%) Pandas
4 44 (6.85%) SciPy
5 42 (6.54%) scikit-learn
6 23 (3.58%) NumPy
7 16 (2.49%) Lucene
8 14 (2.18%) Cascalog
9 13 (2.02%) Kafka
10 7 (1.09%) AngularJS
10 7 (1.09%) REST
10 7 (1.09%) SparkR
11 5 (0.78%) Google Maps API
11 5 (0.78%) Theano
12 4 (0.62%) HTML
12 4 (0.62%) Matplotlib
12 4 (0.62%) Node.js
13 3 (0.47%) .NET
13 3 (0.47%) CSS
13 3 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 291 (45.33%) Statistics
2 257 (40.03%) Analytical Skills
3 239 (37.23%) Mathematics
4 208 (32.40%) Computer Science
5 173 (26.95%) Algorithms
6 167 (26.01%) Visualisation
7 90 (14.02%) Physics
8 50 (7.79%) Artificial Intelligence
9 43 (6.70%) Fintech
10 31 (4.83%) Economics
11 29 (4.52%) Applied Mathematics
12 21 (3.27%) Neural Network
13 10 (1.56%) Social Media
13 10 (1.56%) Social Network
14 7 (1.09%) Blog
14 7 (1.09%) Credit Risk
15 6 (0.93%) Data Structures
16 5 (0.78%) Mobile App
17 4 (0.62%) Data Extraction
18 3 (0.47%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (2.18%) Linux
2 8 (1.25%) Unix
3 3 (0.47%) Windows
3 3 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (71.34%) Machine Learning
2 386 (60.12%) Analytics
3 137 (21.34%) Data Analytics
4 129 (20.09%) Data Analysis
5 125 (19.47%) Predictive Modelling
6 94 (14.64%) Data Visualisation
7 82 (12.77%) Statistical Analysis
8 70 (10.90%) Statistical Modelling
9 65 (10.12%) Business Intelligence
10 57 (8.88%) E-Commerce
11 45 (7.01%) Bayesian Methods
12 44 (6.85%) Open Source
12 44 (6.85%) Operations Research
13 40 (6.23%) Big Data Analytics
13 40 (6.23%) Software Engineering
14 39 (6.07%) MapReduce
15 33 (5.14%) Agile Software Development
16 32 (4.98%) Predictive Analytics
17 31 (4.83%) Data Munging
18 30 (4.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 477 (74.30%) Python
2 393 (61.21%) SQL
3 357 (55.61%) R
4 144 (22.43%) Java
5 115 (17.91%) MATLAB
6 80 (12.46%) Scala
7 64 (9.97%) C++
8 39 (6.07%) JavaScript
9 22 (3.43%) Ruby
10 21 (3.27%) Clojure
11 19 (2.96%) VBA
12 18 (2.80%) Perl
13 15 (2.34%) Bash Shell
14 11 (1.71%) C
15 10 (1.56%) Cython
16 8 (1.25%) Julia
17 6 (0.93%) C#
17 6 (0.93%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.78%) HiveQL
19 4 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 227 (35.36%) PhD
2 179 (27.88%) Degree
3 6 (0.93%) Postgraduate
4 4 (0.62%) MBA
4 4 (0.62%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.16%) CIMA
5 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.71%) Data Quality
2 5 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 30 (4.67%) Virtual Machines
1 30 (4.67%) VirtualBox
2 28 (4.36%) Docker
3 9 (1.40%) HDFS
4 2 (0.31%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (0.47%) Mesos
2 1 (0.16%) Kibana
2 1 (0.16%) logstash
Vendors
1 78 (12.15%) Tableau
2 34 (5.30%) Google
3 24 (3.74%) Cloudera
4 23 (3.58%) IBM
5 20 (3.12%) Hortonworks
6 14 (2.18%) MicroStrategy
7 13 (2.02%) Microsoft
8 12 (1.87%) Oracle
9 11 (1.71%) RapidMiner
10 9 (1.40%) Omniture
11 8 (1.25%) Facebook
12 7 (1.09%) SAP
13 5 (0.78%) Netezza
13 5 (0.78%) Splunk
13 5 (0.78%) Sybase
14 4 (0.62%) Greenplum
14 4 (0.62%) Hitachi
14 4 (0.62%) Talend
15 3 (0.47%) Informatica
16 2 (0.31%) Adobe
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
AdRoc Group
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Share Options
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits 17% salary uplift - 6% pension - 5
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Enterprise Technology
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Package
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £70000 - £82000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Pension + Health
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
AdRoc Group
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Share Options
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ABILITY Resorucing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Options
Posted: 26 days ago