The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Scientist
Rank 463 560 620
Rank change year-on-year
+97 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 186 42 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.095% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.10% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 150 34 12
Average salary £65,000 £61,250 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.12% -5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £87,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £60,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year
-37.50% -22.58%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45135 41404 48816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.36% 93.46% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 37931 34643 42521
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Data Scientist
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +57 78 £70,000 -9.67% 6
Harrow - 1 - -
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 255 (70.64%) Analytics
2 231 (63.99%) Hadoop
3 220 (60.94%) R
4 212 (58.73%) Big Data
5 198 (54.85%) Python
6 172 (47.65%) Mathematics
7 163 (45.15%) SQL
8 147 (40.72%) Java
9 146 (40.44%) PhD
10 138 (38.23%) Data Mining
11 136 (37.67%) Statistics
12 130 (36.01%) Computer Science
13 126 (34.90%) MATLAB
14 110 (30.47%) Degree
15 101 (27.98%) Data Modelling
15 101 (27.98%) Visualisation
16 99 (27.42%) MapReduce
16 99 (27.42%) SAS
17 97 (26.87%) SPSS
18 96 (26.59%) Predictive Modelling
19 89 (24.65%) Machine Learning
20 81 (22.44%) Relational Database
21 79 (21.88%) Data Analysis
22 78 (21.61%) Mahout
23 76 (21.05%) Finance
24 74 (20.50%) Physics
25 71 (19.67%) Apache Hive
26 69 (19.11%) Retail
27 65 (18.01%) C++
28 58 (16.07%) Scala

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 99 (27.42%) SAS
2 49 (13.57%) Apache Pig
3 9 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.55%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 97 (26.87%) SPSS
2 34 (9.42%) CPLEX
3 12 (3.32%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (3.05%) Stata
5 5 (1.39%) Mathematica
5 5 (1.39%) S-PLUS
5 5 (1.39%) Weka
6 4 (1.11%) MS Excel
7 3 (0.83%) FastStats
8 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (4.16%) Google Analytics
2 9 (2.49%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.83%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 3 (0.83%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.88%) Amazon EC2
1 14 (3.88%) Amazon S3
1 14 (3.88%) Amazon EMR
2 13 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.11%) SaaS
4 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.77%) Internet
2 1 (0.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (63.99%) Hadoop
2 212 (58.73%) Big Data
3 138 (38.23%) Data Mining
4 81 (22.44%) Relational Database
5 78 (21.61%) Mahout
6 71 (19.67%) Apache Hive
7 41 (11.36%) MongoDB
7 41 (11.36%) NoSQL
8 27 (7.48%) MySQL
9 25 (6.93%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
10 22 (6.09%) Impala
11 20 (5.54%) QlikView
12 14 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (3.88%) DataStage
12 14 (3.88%) OLAP
12 14 (3.88%) Oracle OLAP
13 13 (3.60%) HBase
14 12 (3.32%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (1.94%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (3.60%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.32%) Yeoman
3 8 (2.22%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 76 (21.05%) Finance
2 69 (19.11%) Retail
3 39 (10.80%) Marketing
4 27 (7.48%) Telecoms
5 24 (6.65%) Games
6 11 (3.05%) Advertising
7 3 (0.83%) Law
8 2 (0.55%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (27.42%) MapReduce
2 25 (6.93%) Natural Language Processing
3 22 (6.09%) SciPy
4 11 (3.05%) D3.js
5 9 (2.49%) NumPy
6 8 (2.22%) XML
7 7 (1.94%) HTML
7 7 (1.94%) HTML5
8 6 (1.66%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (0.83%) Matplotlib
9 3 (0.83%) MDX
10 2 (0.55%) Akka
11 1 (0.28%) CSS3
11 1 (0.28%) CSS
11 1 (0.28%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 172 (47.65%) Mathematics
2 136 (37.67%) Statistics
3 130 (36.01%) Computer Science
4 101 (27.98%) Visualisation
5 74 (20.50%) Physics
6 54 (14.96%) Neural Network
7 51 (14.13%) Economics
8 40 (11.08%) Artificial Intelligence
9 38 (10.53%) Applied Mathematics
10 34 (9.42%) Digital Media
11 18 (4.99%) Open Source
11 18 (4.99%) Data Integration
12 17 (4.71%) Management Information System
13 12 (3.32%) Social Media
14 7 (1.94%) Social Network
14 7 (1.94%) Chemistry
15 6 (1.66%) Biology
15 6 (1.66%) Psychology
15 6 (1.66%) Informatics
16 5 (1.39%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 21 (5.82%) Linux
2 12 (3.32%) UNIX
3 1 (0.28%) Android
3 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (70.64%) Analytics
2 101 (27.98%) Data Modelling
3 96 (26.59%) Predictive Modelling
4 89 (24.65%) Machine Learning
5 79 (21.88%) Data Analysis
6 51 (14.13%) Data Analytics
7 47 (13.02%) Big Data Analytics
7 47 (13.02%) Business Analysis
8 43 (11.91%) Statistical Analysis
9 41 (11.36%) Data Management
10 37 (10.25%) Logistic Regression
10 37 (10.25%) Statistical Modelling
11 34 (9.42%) Cluster Analysis
12 30 (8.31%) ETL
13 29 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (7.76%) CRM
14 28 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (7.76%) Data Visualisation
15 25 (6.93%) Software Engineering
16 24 (6.65%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 220 (60.94%) R
2 198 (54.85%) Python
3 163 (45.15%) SQL
4 147 (40.72%) Java
5 126 (34.90%) MATLAB
6 65 (18.01%) C++
7 58 (16.07%) Scala
8 39 (10.80%) VBA
9 29 (8.03%) Clojure
10 27 (7.48%) Perl
11 17 (4.71%) Bash Shell
12 14 (3.88%) Ruby
13 6 (1.66%) C#
14 5 (1.39%) C
15 4 (1.11%) PHP
16 3 (0.83%) JavaScript
16 3 (0.83%) PowerHouse
17 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 146 (40.44%) PhD
2 110 (30.47%) Degree
3 19 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 8 (2.22%) VirtualBox
2 3 (0.83%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (2.22%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.83%) Oozie
Vendors
1 30 (8.31%) Tableau
2 18 (4.99%) Oracle
3 17 (4.71%) Teradata
4 16 (4.43%) Google
5 14 (3.88%) Informatica
5 14 (3.88%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.11%) Omniture
7 3 (0.83%) Hortonworks
7 3 (0.83%) Cloudera
7 3 (0.83%) MapR
7 3 (0.83%) Greenplum
7 3 (0.83%) IBM
7 3 (0.83%) Alterian
8 2 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.55%) Splunk
8 2 (0.55%) Talend
9 1 (0.28%) Minitab
9 1 (0.28%) Adobe
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £68000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City Of London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago