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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Research Scientist
Rank 633 648 622
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Scientist 3 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.007% 0.010% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.011% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 8
Average salary £67,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £37,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £93,500 £39,000 £125,000
UK excluding London average salary - £70,000 -
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
41807 46178 42162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.54% 93.82% 93.84%
Number of salaries quoted 35269 38303 35650
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 2015.

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 May 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 - 1 £65,000 - 1
Research Scientist
England

Research Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 9 (90.00%) C++
3 8 (80.00%) Mathematics
3 8 (80.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (70.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 7 (70.00%) Machine Learning
4 7 (70.00%) Finance
4 7 (70.00%) STL
4 7 (70.00%) Data Structures
4 7 (70.00%) Analytics
5 6 (60.00%) Natural Language Processing
5 6 (60.00%) Clustering
5 6 (60.00%) Social Media
5 6 (60.00%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (60.00%) Multithreading
6 3 (30.00%) Physics
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) PhD
7 2 (20.00%) OOD
7 2 (20.00%) UML
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) Velocity
8 1 (10.00%) Scala
8 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
8 1 (10.00%) R
8 1 (10.00%) Mahout
8 1 (10.00%) Big Data
8 1 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics
8 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
8 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering

Research Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) Mahout
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) STL
1 7 (70.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 6 (60.00%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (20.00%) Velocity
4 1 (10.00%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 8 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (80.00%) Mathematics
3 7 (70.00%) Data Structures
4 6 (60.00%) Social Media
4 6 (60.00%) Clustering
5 3 (30.00%) Physics
6 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Machine Learning
1 7 (70.00%) Analytics
2 6 (60.00%) Risk Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) OOD
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Information Retrieval
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
3 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) PhD
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