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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Scientist
England / London
Rank 303 361 475
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +114
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 297 327 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.90% 0.79% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.82% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 244 292 159
Median salary £66,250 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,650 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%

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
31555 39670 40219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.69% 96.16% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 26705 34211 33931
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £76,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +26 31 £67,500 -3.57% 13
West End +10 1 £65,000 -22.38% 3
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 412 (74.23%) Python
2 371 (66.85%) Machine Learning
3 292 (52.61%) R
4 255 (45.95%) Analytics
5 232 (41.80%) PhD
6 226 (40.72%) SQL
7 217 (39.10%) Statistics
8 206 (37.12%) Big Data
9 194 (34.95%) Mathematics
10 188 (33.87%) Hadoop
11 186 (33.51%) Computer Science
12 178 (32.07%) Degree
13 176 (31.71%) Analytical Skills
14 173 (31.17%) Algorithms
15 172 (30.99%) Apache Spark
16 147 (26.49%) Finance
17 140 (25.23%) Data Mining
18 124 (22.34%) Visualisation
19 117 (21.08%) Java
20 109 (19.64%) Scala
21 107 (19.28%) SAS
22 103 (18.56%) Marketing
23 101 (18.20%) Data Analysis
24 78 (14.05%) Data Analytics
25 74 (13.33%) Physics
26 68 (12.25%) Business Intelligence
27 67 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
28 66 (11.89%) Data Visualisation
29 61 (10.99%) Statistical Analysis
30 59 (10.63%) Statistical Modelling

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
1 172 (30.99%) Apache Spark
2 107 (19.28%) SAS
3 31 (5.59%) Apache Pig
4 26 (4.68%) Apache
5 12 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.72%) Confluence
7 3 (0.54%) Jupyter
7 3 (0.54%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.54%) Tornado
8 2 (0.36%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 43 (7.75%) SPSS
2 26 (4.68%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.98%) MS Office
5 7 (1.26%) EViews
6 2 (0.36%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.36%) Gephi
6 2 (0.36%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.36%) SPSS Modeler
6 2 (0.36%) Stata
6 2 (0.36%) Weka
7 1 (0.18%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 5 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (1.62%) Amazon S3
4 8 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.08%) Amazon EMR
5 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.54%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.36%) SaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.18%) GitHub
9 1 (0.18%) Google Play
9 1 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (37.12%) Big Data
2 188 (33.87%) Hadoop
3 140 (25.23%) Data Mining
4 57 (10.27%) Apache Hive
5 54 (9.73%) NoSQL
6 46 (8.29%) MongoDB
7 34 (6.13%) Relational Database
8 22 (3.96%) SQL Server
9 20 (3.60%) MySQL
10 18 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (3.06%) Text Mining
12 14 (2.52%) Neo4j
12 14 (2.52%) QlikView
13 13 (2.34%) Amazon Redshift
14 12 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (2.16%) Impala
15 11 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (1.62%) Mahout
17 8 (1.44%) RDBMS
18 7 (1.26%) GIS
Development Applications
1 20 (3.60%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.08%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.90%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.90%) Yeoman
General
1 147 (26.49%) Finance
2 103 (18.56%) Marketing
3 37 (6.67%) Banking
4 29 (5.23%) Telecoms
5 28 (5.05%) Games
6 24 (4.32%) Retail
7 17 (3.06%) Advertising
8 15 (2.70%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.90%) Electronics
9 5 (0.90%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.90%) Law
10 4 (0.72%) Billing
10 4 (0.72%) Legal
11 3 (0.54%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.54%) Publishing
12 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Back Office
13 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Front Office
13 1 (0.18%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (9.73%) scikit-learn
2 50 (9.01%) Natural Language Processing
3 45 (8.11%) Pandas
4 40 (7.21%) NumPy
5 29 (5.23%) D3.js
6 19 (3.42%) SciPy
7 16 (2.88%) Matplotlib
8 11 (1.98%) Flask
9 7 (1.26%) LAMP
9 7 (1.26%) TensorFlow
10 6 (1.08%) Kafka
10 6 (1.08%) Theano
11 5 (0.90%) Cascalog
12 4 (0.72%) .NET
12 4 (0.72%) HTML
12 4 (0.72%) Spark Streaming
12 4 (0.72%) Web Services
13 3 (0.54%) Polymer
13 3 (0.54%) SparkR
13 3 (0.54%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 186 (33.51%) Computer Science
2 176 (31.71%) Analytical Skills
3 173 (31.17%) Algorithms
4 38 (6.85%) Fintech
5 15 (2.70%) Credit Risk
6 8 (1.44%) Social Network
7 7 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
7 7 (1.26%) Taxonomies
8 6 (1.08%) Social Media
9 5 (0.90%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.72%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.72%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.72%) Reinsurance
11 3 (0.54%) Clustering
11 3 (0.54%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.54%) Market Risk
11 3 (0.54%) Online Games
11 3 (0.54%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.54%) User Experience
12 2 (0.36%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 18 (3.24%) Linux
1 18 (3.24%) Unix
2 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (66.85%) Machine Learning
2 255 (45.95%) Analytics
3 217 (39.10%) Statistics
4 194 (34.95%) Mathematics
5 124 (22.34%) Visualisation
6 101 (18.20%) Data Analysis
7 78 (14.05%) Data Analytics
8 74 (13.33%) Physics
9 68 (12.25%) Business Intelligence
10 67 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
11 66 (11.89%) Data Visualisation
12 61 (10.99%) Statistical Analysis
13 59 (10.63%) Statistical Modelling
14 52 (9.37%) Predictive Modelling
15 50 (9.01%) Data Modelling
15 50 (9.01%) E-Commerce
16 47 (8.47%) Artificial Intelligence
17 43 (7.75%) Actionable Insight
18 41 (7.39%) Open Source
19 39 (7.03%) Deep Learning
Programming Languages
1 412 (74.23%) Python
2 292 (52.61%) R
3 226 (40.72%) SQL
4 117 (21.08%) Java
5 109 (19.64%) Scala
6 47 (8.47%) MATLAB
7 45 (8.11%) C++
8 23 (4.14%) C#
9 12 (2.16%) Perl
10 11 (1.98%) C
10 11 (1.98%) PHP
11 10 (1.80%) VBA
12 7 (1.26%) JavaScript
13 6 (1.08%) Clojure
13 6 (1.08%) Cypher
14 5 (0.90%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.90%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.72%) VB
16 3 (0.54%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.36%) Cython
Qualifications
1 232 (41.80%) PhD
2 178 (32.07%) Degree
3 3 (0.54%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.06%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.36%) PMO
3 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (1.08%) VirtualBox
2 5 (0.90%) HDFS
3 2 (0.36%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.18%) Docker
Vendors
1 27 (4.86%) Tableau
2 20 (3.60%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.70%) Google
4 9 (1.62%) IBM
4 9 (1.62%) Oracle
4 9 (1.62%) RapidMiner
5 7 (1.26%) Cloudera
5 7 (1.26%) SAP
6 6 (1.08%) Hortonworks
6 6 (1.08%) Vertica
7 5 (0.90%) Alteryx
7 5 (0.90%) MapR
7 5 (0.90%) Sun
8 4 (0.72%) VocaLink
9 3 (0.54%) Teradata
10 1 (0.18%) Apple
10 1 (0.18%) Greenplum
10 1 (0.18%) Hitachi
10 1 (0.18%) Platfora
10 1 (0.18%) Splunk
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £130000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
RBW Consulting
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Start-Up Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: generous bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55000 - 70000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £0 to £130,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified DOE + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Healthcare, Bonus package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefit and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digital Skills
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum plus great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Ascential Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago