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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Research Scientist
Rank 608 - 641
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Scientist 15 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.032% - 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% - 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 6
Average salary £60,000 - £33,750
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - -
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
43977 41236 47790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.41% 93.48% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36739 34601 41479
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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 - 10 £60,000 - 1
Teddington - 3 £35,000 - 1
Research Scientist
England

Research Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 24 (100.00%) PhD
2 23 (95.83%) Physics
3 22 (91.67%) Java
4 17 (70.83%) Mathematics
5 16 (66.67%) Hadoop
5 16 (66.67%) Big Data
6 15 (62.50%) Analytics
6 15 (62.50%) R
6 15 (62.50%) MATLAB
7 13 (54.17%) C++
8 11 (45.83%) Scala
8 11 (45.83%) Information Retrieval
9 10 (41.67%) Cascading
9 10 (41.67%) Mahout
9 10 (41.67%) Big Data Analytics
9 10 (41.67%) Data Analytics
9 10 (41.67%) MapReduce
9 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
10 8 (33.33%) OOD
11 7 (29.17%) C
12 6 (25.00%) UML
12 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (25.00%) Data Analysis
12 6 (25.00%) Velocity
13 5 (20.83%) Data Architecture
13 5 (20.83%) Visualisation
13 5 (20.83%) Statistics
13 5 (20.83%) Mathematica
13 5 (20.83%) Numerical Analysis
14 2 (8.33%) OpenGL

Research Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Mathematica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 16 (66.67%) Big Data
2 10 (41.67%) Mahout
3 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.17%) Text Mining
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) Cascading
2 6 (25.00%) Velocity
3 2 (8.33%) Qt
3 2 (8.33%) OpenCL
3 2 (8.33%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (95.83%) Physics
2 17 (70.83%) Mathematics
3 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
4 5 (20.83%) Visualisation
4 5 (20.83%) Statistics
5 2 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (8.33%) Augmented Reality
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Analytics
2 11 (45.83%) Information Retrieval
3 10 (41.67%) Big Data Analytics
3 10 (41.67%) Data Analytics
3 10 (41.67%) MapReduce
4 8 (33.33%) OOD
5 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 6 (25.00%) UML
6 5 (20.83%) Numerical Analysis
6 5 (20.83%) Data Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) OO
8 1 (4.17%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) Java
2 15 (62.50%) MATLAB
2 15 (62.50%) R
3 13 (54.17%) C++
4 11 (45.83%) Scala
5 7 (29.17%) C
6 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) PhD
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
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