The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Computer Scientist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Scientist
UK
Rank 840 931 950
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Scientist 4 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.025% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.026% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 2 23 13
Median salary £43,750 £39,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.17% -29.09%
UK excluding London median salary - £37,500 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81623 97249 103130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67793 81597 85223
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Computer Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Computer Scientist in the job title.

Computer Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Computer Scientist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Scientist within the UK.

Computer Scientist Salary Trend in the UK

Computer Scientist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Scientist over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 within the UK.

Computer Scientist Salary Histogram in the UK

Computer Scientist
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Scientist within the UK over the 3 months to 20 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
England +75 3 £43,750 +12.17% 1
City of London +38 2 £43,750 -39.65%
London +38 2 £43,750 -12.50% 1
East of England +19 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

Computer Scientist Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Computer 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 featuring Computer Scientist in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Deep Learning
1 5 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Vision
2 4 (80.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) Neural Network
3 3 (60.00%) Image Processing
3 3 (60.00%) Machine Learning
4 2 (40.00%) Big Data
4 2 (40.00%) Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) Data Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Retail
4 2 (40.00%) Web Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) Google
4 2 (40.00%) Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Credit Risk
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) Intel
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) PhD
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (20.00%) Video Processing

Computer Scientist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Vision
1 5 (100.00%) Deep Learning
2 3 (60.00%) Image Processing
2 3 (60.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (60.00%) Neural Network
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Data Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Web Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google
1 2 (40.00%) Intel
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