The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Research Scientist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Research Scientist
Rank 879 956 959
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Scientist 3 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.008% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.008% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 19
Median salary £77,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+55.00% -
UK excluding London median salary - £34,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -30.50%

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
86446 102226 109753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.57% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 85217 90858
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Research Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Research Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Research Scientist
Salary Trend

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

Research Scientist Salary Trend in the UK

Research Scientist
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Research Scientist within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +56 3 £77,500 +55.00% 1
London +36 3 £77,500 +55.00% 1

Research Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Research 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 Research Scientist in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 4 (80.00%) PhD
2 4 (80.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) Apache Spark
3 3 (60.00%) Big Data
3 3 (60.00%) Marketing
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (40.00%) R
4 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) C++
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) SAP
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (40.00%) Electronics
4 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (20.00%) Computational Linguistics
5 1 (20.00%) Advertising
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) Behavioural Targeting

Research 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Behavioural Targeting
3 1 (20.00%) Computational Linguistics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Deep Learning
3 1 (20.00%) Distributed Algorithms
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (40.00%) R
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
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