The table below looks at the statistics for the Research 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 Research Scientist in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Research Scientist
Rank 622 633 658
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Scientist 17 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.020% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.020% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 7
Average salary £50,000 £67,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% +68.75%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Research 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
39316 39186 40518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.73% 95.73% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33943 33221 33153
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Research Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Research Scientist in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Research Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Research Scientist
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Research Scientist across the London region.

Research Scientist Salary Trend in London

Research Scientist
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Research Scientist across the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Research Scientist Salary Histogram in London

Research 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 Research Scientist within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Chessington - 8 £50,000 -
Teddington +7 3 £37,500 +7.14%
City of London - 2 £190,000 -
Research Scientist
England

Research Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Research 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 Research Scientist in their job title.

1 18 (90.00%) Computer Science
2 17 (85.00%) PhD
3 16 (80.00%) Algorithms
4 15 (75.00%) C++
5 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 9 (45.00%) C
7 8 (40.00%) Windows
7 8 (40.00%) Linux
7 8 (40.00%) Pattern Recognition
7 8 (40.00%) CUDA
7 8 (40.00%) Video Content Analysis
7 8 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 8 (40.00%) Content Analysis
8 7 (35.00%) Machine Learning
9 6 (30.00%) Java
10 5 (25.00%) Data Mining
10 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
10 5 (25.00%) Analytics
11 4 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
11 4 (20.00%) Parallel Computing
11 4 (20.00%) Visualisation
11 4 (20.00%) Physics
12 3 (15.00%) Text Mining
12 3 (15.00%) Natural Language Processing
12 3 (15.00%) Data Analytics
12 3 (15.00%) Smart Energy
13 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
13 2 (10.00%) Big Data
13 2 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 2 (10.00%) Statistics

Research Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Research 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 Research Scientist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (15.00%) Text Mining
3 2 (10.00%) Big Data
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (10.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (90.00%) Computer Science
2 16 (80.00%) Algorithms
3 8 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 8 (40.00%) CUDA
4 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (20.00%) Physics
5 4 (20.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (15.00%) Smart Energy
7 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
7 2 (10.00%) Statistics
8 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
8 1 (5.00%) Internet of Things
8 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (40.00%) Content Analysis
2 8 (40.00%) Pattern Recognition
2 8 (40.00%) Video Content Analysis
3 7 (35.00%) Machine Learning
4 5 (25.00%) Analytics
5 4 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (20.00%) Parallel Computing
6 3 (15.00%) Data Analytics
7 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
8 1 (5.00%) Business Development
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.00%) Deep Learning
8 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.00%) Predictive Modelling
8 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Statistical Modelling
8 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) C++
2 9 (45.00%) C
3 6 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) R
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg