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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Scientist
Rank 500 578 627
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 125 36 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.081% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.087% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 103 27 8
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £60,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -25.00%
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
43150 41359 47376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.52% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36051 34768 41058
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 +58 55 £60,000 -17.24% 12
Harrow - 1 - -
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 September 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.

1 244 (71.35%) Analytics
2 208 (60.82%) Big Data
3 203 (59.36%) R
4 194 (56.73%) Hadoop
5 169 (49.42%) Python
6 162 (47.37%) SQL
7 160 (46.78%) Mathematics
8 153 (44.74%) Java
9 149 (43.57%) Analytical Skills
10 136 (39.77%) PhD
11 128 (37.43%) Computer Science
12 118 (34.50%) Data Mining
12 118 (34.50%) MATLAB
13 115 (33.63%) Statistics
14 111 (32.46%) Degree
15 100 (29.24%) MapReduce
16 95 (27.78%) SAS
17 93 (27.19%) Data Modelling
18 91 (26.61%) Predictive Modelling
19 87 (25.44%) Machine Learning
20 85 (24.85%) Visualisation
21 83 (24.27%) SPSS
22 77 (22.51%) Physics
23 70 (20.47%) Mahout
24 69 (20.18%) Finance
25 67 (19.59%) Data Analysis
26 66 (19.30%) Relational Database
27 62 (18.13%) Retail
27 62 (18.13%) C++
28 61 (17.84%) Apache Hive

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 95 (27.78%) SAS
2 39 (11.40%) Apache Pig
3 3 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 83 (24.27%) SPSS
2 29 (8.48%) CPLEX
3 14 (4.09%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (1.75%) Weka
4 6 (1.75%) Stata
4 6 (1.75%) MS Excel
5 5 (1.46%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.29%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.92%) Google Analytics
2 7 (2.05%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.29%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 1 (0.29%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (2.92%) Amazon S3
1 10 (2.92%) Amazon EMR
2 7 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.46%) SaaS
4 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.46%) Internet
2 3 (0.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (60.82%) Big Data
2 194 (56.73%) Hadoop
3 118 (34.50%) Data Mining
4 70 (20.47%) Mahout
5 66 (19.30%) Relational Database
6 61 (17.84%) Apache Hive
7 38 (11.11%) NoSQL
8 26 (7.60%) MongoDB
9 20 (5.85%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (4.97%) QlikView
11 16 (4.68%) MySQL
12 15 (4.39%) Impala
13 12 (3.51%) OLAP
13 12 (3.51%) DataStage
13 12 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (3.51%) Oracle OLAP
14 10 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (2.63%) HBase
16 8 (2.34%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.63%) Yeoman
3 2 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 69 (20.18%) Finance
2 62 (18.13%) Retail
3 35 (10.23%) Marketing
4 23 (6.73%) Games
5 17 (4.97%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.22%) Advertising
7 2 (0.58%) Publishing
8 1 (0.29%) Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.29%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (12.57%) Cascading
2 23 (6.73%) Natural Language Processing
3 15 (4.39%) D3.js
3 15 (4.39%) SciPy
4 10 (2.92%) Pandas
5 9 (2.63%) Cascalog
6 8 (2.34%) HTML5
6 8 (2.34%) HTML
7 6 (1.75%) XML
8 5 (1.46%) NumPy
9 4 (1.17%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (0.88%) Matplotlib
10 3 (0.88%) CSS3
10 3 (0.88%) MDX
10 3 (0.88%) CSS
11 1 (0.29%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 160 (46.78%) Mathematics
2 149 (43.57%) Analytical Skills
3 128 (37.43%) Computer Science
4 115 (33.63%) Statistics
5 85 (24.85%) Visualisation
6 77 (22.51%) Physics
7 48 (14.04%) Neural Network
8 43 (12.57%) Economics
9 35 (10.23%) Artificial Intelligence
10 34 (9.94%) Applied Mathematics
11 29 (8.48%) Digital Media
12 15 (4.39%) Management Information System
13 14 (4.09%) Data Integration
14 11 (3.22%) Chemistry
15 10 (2.92%) Open Source
16 8 (2.34%) Psychology
16 8 (2.34%) Informatics
17 7 (2.05%) User Experience
18 6 (1.75%) Smart Meter
18 6 (1.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.97%) Linux
2 8 (2.34%) UNIX
3 1 (0.29%) Android
3 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (71.35%) Analytics
2 100 (29.24%) MapReduce
3 93 (27.19%) Data Modelling
4 91 (26.61%) Predictive Modelling
5 87 (25.44%) Machine Learning
6 67 (19.59%) Data Analysis
7 60 (17.54%) Bayesian Methods
8 54 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (15.79%) Big Data Analytics
9 45 (13.16%) Data Management
10 44 (12.87%) Data Analytics
11 43 (12.57%) Information Retrieval
12 37 (10.82%) Time Series Analysis
13 34 (9.94%) Business Analysis
13 34 (9.94%) Statistical Analysis
14 32 (9.36%) Logistic Regression
14 32 (9.36%) Markov Chain
15 30 (8.77%) Statistical Modelling
16 29 (8.48%) Cluster Analysis
16 29 (8.48%) Factor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 203 (59.36%) R
2 169 (49.42%) Python
3 162 (47.37%) SQL
4 153 (44.74%) Java
5 118 (34.50%) MATLAB
6 62 (18.13%) C++
7 60 (17.54%) Scala
8 33 (9.65%) VBA
9 25 (7.31%) Clojure
10 16 (4.68%) Ruby
11 12 (3.51%) Perl
12 10 (2.92%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.05%) C#
14 5 (1.46%) PHP
15 4 (1.17%) JavaScript
16 3 (0.88%) C
17 2 (0.58%) T-SQL
18 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 136 (39.77%) PhD
2 111 (32.46%) Degree
3 11 (3.22%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 9 (2.63%) VirtualBox
2 3 (0.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.63%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 27 (7.89%) Tableau
2 18 (5.26%) Oracle
3 15 (4.39%) Teradata
4 14 (4.09%) Informatica
5 12 (3.51%) Business Objects
6 11 (3.22%) Google
7 3 (0.88%) Greenplum
7 3 (0.88%) Hortonworks
7 3 (0.88%) Cloudera
7 3 (0.88%) MapR
7 3 (0.88%) IBM
8 2 (0.58%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.58%) Minitab
8 2 (0.58%) Omniture
8 2 (0.58%) Talend
8 2 (0.58%) Splunk
9 1 (0.29%) RapidMiner
9 1 (0.29%) Adobe
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £45k - 70k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Equity
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London
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Salary: Salary dependent on skills and experience
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits & Bonus
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Industry leading Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: £67000 - £82000 per annum + Pension+Company Car+On-site Gym
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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