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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 443 520 603
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +83
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 181 100 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.23% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.24% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 157 92 23
Average salary £57,500 £67,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.81% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £85,000 £111,100
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +63.63%
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
38824 40819 42242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.77% 93.79% 94.27%
Number of salaries quoted 32769 33399 36099
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015. 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 +22 33 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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.

1 207 (65.09%) Analytics
2 202 (63.52%) Python
3 190 (59.75%) R
4 184 (57.86%) Big Data
5 162 (50.94%) SQL
6 146 (45.91%) Hadoop
7 145 (45.60%) Algorithms
8 111 (34.91%) Analytical Skills
8 111 (34.91%) Machine Learning
9 106 (33.33%) PhD
9 106 (33.33%) Data Mining
10 95 (29.87%) SAS
11 94 (29.56%) Statistics
11 94 (29.56%) Computer Science
12 93 (29.25%) Java
13 89 (27.99%) Visualisation
14 84 (26.42%) Degree
15 82 (25.79%) Data Analysis
16 75 (23.58%) MATLAB
17 74 (23.27%) Apache Hive
18 71 (22.33%) Mathematics
19 65 (20.44%) Statistical Analysis
20 64 (20.13%) SPSS
20 64 (20.13%) Statistical Modelling
21 60 (18.87%) MapReduce
22 57 (17.92%) Apache Pig
23 56 (17.61%) Scala
24 55 (17.30%) NoSQL
25 51 (16.04%) Predictive Modelling
26 50 (15.72%) MongoDB

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 (29.87%) SAS
2 57 (17.92%) Apache Pig
3 23 (7.23%) Apache Spark
4 9 (2.83%) CMS
5 6 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.31%) Node.js
6 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 64 (20.13%) SPSS
2 23 (7.23%) Weka
3 20 (6.29%) Stata
4 13 (4.09%) MS Office
5 5 (1.57%) MS Excel
6 4 (1.26%) CPLEX
7 3 (0.94%) Gephi
8 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.63%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 16 (5.03%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.31%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.92%) Amazon EC2
1 22 (6.92%) Amazon EMR
2 21 (6.60%) Amazon S3
2 21 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.94%) SaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.63%) Broadband
2 1 (0.31%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (57.86%) Big Data
2 146 (45.91%) Hadoop
3 106 (33.33%) Data Mining
4 74 (23.27%) Apache Hive
5 55 (17.30%) NoSQL
6 50 (15.72%) MongoDB
7 49 (15.41%) Mahout
8 25 (7.86%) HBase
9 24 (7.55%) Impala
10 20 (6.29%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (4.72%) Text Mining
12 14 (4.40%) Relational Database
13 11 (3.46%) SAS Enterprise Miner
14 10 (3.14%) QlikView
14 10 (3.14%) CouchDB
14 10 (3.14%) IBM InfoSphere
15 9 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (2.52%) SQL Server
17 6 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
18 5 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (7.55%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.23%) Jenkins
3 21 (6.60%) Yeoman
4 1 (0.31%) Spock
4 1 (0.31%) Geb
4 1 (0.31%) Mockito
4 1 (0.31%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.31%) Gradle
4 1 (0.31%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.31%) Subversion
4 1 (0.31%) Maven
4 1 (0.31%) JIRA
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 48 (15.09%) Marketing
2 43 (13.52%) Finance
3 36 (11.32%) Retail
4 20 (6.29%) Games
5 19 (5.97%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.57%) Publishing
7 4 (1.26%) Advertising
8 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.94%) Back Office
8 3 (0.94%) Electronics
9 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.63%) Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.31%) French Language
10 1 (0.31%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.31%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.86%) D3.js
1 25 (7.86%) Pandas
2 24 (7.55%) Natural Language Processing
3 22 (6.92%) SciPy
4 21 (6.60%) Cascalog
5 19 (5.97%) Cascading
6 2 (0.63%) RHadoop
6 2 (0.63%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.63%) Web Services
7 1 (0.31%) Spring
7 1 (0.31%) JSON
7 1 (0.31%) LINQ
7 1 (0.31%) RESTful
7 1 (0.31%) ExpressJS
7 1 (0.31%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 145 (45.60%) Algorithms
2 111 (34.91%) Analytical Skills
3 94 (29.56%) Statistics
3 94 (29.56%) Computer Science
4 89 (27.99%) Visualisation
5 71 (22.33%) Mathematics
6 42 (13.21%) Open Source
7 39 (12.26%) Artificial Intelligence
8 30 (9.43%) Neural Network
9 29 (9.12%) Physics
10 17 (5.35%) Applied Mathematics
11 15 (4.72%) Economics
11 15 (4.72%) Social Media
12 14 (4.40%) User Experience
13 12 (3.77%) Social Network
14 11 (3.46%) Credit Risk
15 10 (3.14%) Management Information System
15 10 (3.14%) Performance Metrics
16 8 (2.52%) Psychology
17 7 (2.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.26%) Linux
2 3 (0.94%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (65.09%) Analytics
2 111 (34.91%) Machine Learning
3 82 (25.79%) Data Analysis
4 65 (20.44%) Statistical Analysis
5 64 (20.13%) Statistical Modelling
6 60 (18.87%) MapReduce
7 51 (16.04%) Predictive Modelling
8 44 (13.84%) Predictive Analytics
9 43 (13.52%) Business Intelligence
10 40 (12.58%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (12.26%) Data Visualisation
12 30 (9.43%) Bayesian Methods
13 28 (8.81%) Data Modelling
14 26 (8.18%) OO
15 25 (7.86%) Time Series Analysis
16 24 (7.55%) Logistic Regression
17 22 (6.92%) Data Management
18 21 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (6.60%) Mentoring
18 21 (6.60%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 202 (63.52%) Python
2 190 (59.75%) R
3 162 (50.94%) SQL
4 93 (29.25%) Java
5 75 (23.58%) MATLAB
6 56 (17.61%) Scala
7 46 (14.47%) C++
8 32 (10.06%) VBA
9 28 (8.81%) Ruby
9 28 (8.81%) Clojure
10 26 (8.18%) C#
11 21 (6.60%) Bash Shell
12 12 (3.77%) C
13 10 (3.14%) PHP
14 5 (1.57%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.57%) Perl
15 3 (0.94%) HiveQL
16 2 (0.63%) JavaScript
17 1 (0.31%) XQuery
17 1 (0.31%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 106 (33.33%) PhD
2 84 (26.42%) Degree
3 4 (1.26%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.26%) VCP4
3 4 (1.26%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 21 (6.60%) VirtualBox
2 11 (3.46%) HDFS
3 1 (0.31%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 21 (6.60%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.31%) Oozie
2 1 (0.31%) Ansible
Vendors
1 31 (9.75%) Oracle
2 20 (6.29%) Google
3 19 (5.97%) Tableau
3 19 (5.97%) IBM
3 19 (5.97%) Microsoft
4 15 (4.72%) Cloudera
5 10 (3.14%) MapR
5 10 (3.14%) Netezza
5 10 (3.14%) Greenplum
5 10 (3.14%) Hortonworks
6 3 (0.94%) Teradata
6 3 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.63%) Informatica
7 2 (0.63%) Facebook
8 1 (0.31%) Vertica
8 1 (0.31%) Talend
8 1 (0.31%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.31%) Minitab
8 1 (0.31%) Cognizant
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Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, pension and benefits
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Salary: £31000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits, healthcare
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Salary: £450 - £500 per day
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Salary: £45000 - £57000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
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Salt
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