The first table below looks at the demand for the Research Scientist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Research Scientist
Rank 874 875 894
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Scientist 31 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.004% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 31 4 5
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Research Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Research Scientist over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 within the UK.

Research Scientist Salary Histogram in the UK

Research Scientist
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Research Scientist within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
England -2 31 £40,000 +6.66%
London -29 19 £60,000 +60.00%
City of London - 10 £62,500 -
Teddington 0 6 £35,000 -6.66%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £37,500 -
Northamptonshire - 6 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £40,000 -
Northampton - 6 £40,000 -
Cambridge - 6 £37,500 -
Coventry - 6 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 6 £40,000 -
South East - 6 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £40,000 -
East of England - 6 £37,500 -

Research Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 35 (94.59%) Physics
2 30 (81.08%) PhD
3 28 (75.68%) Java
3 28 (75.68%) Mathematics
4 21 (56.76%) Computer Science
5 20 (54.05%) C++
6 15 (40.54%) OOD
6 15 (40.54%) Hadoop
6 15 (40.54%) Big Data
7 14 (37.84%) Analytics
7 14 (37.84%) R
7 14 (37.84%) MATLAB
8 13 (35.14%) UML
8 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (32.43%) Statistics
9 12 (32.43%) C#
9 12 (32.43%) .NET
10 10 (27.03%) Scala
11 9 (24.32%) MapReduce
11 9 (24.32%) Mahout
11 9 (24.32%) Big Data Analytics
11 9 (24.32%) Data Analytics
12 8 (21.62%) 3D Graphics
13 7 (18.92%) Degree
13 7 (18.92%) C
13 7 (18.92%) Data Mining
13 7 (18.92%) Machine Learning
13 7 (18.92%) Velocity
14 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (16.22%) Signal Processing

Research Scientist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 (13.51%) Mathematica
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) 3GPP
1 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.70%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) Hadoop
1 15 (40.54%) Big Data
2 9 (24.32%) Mahout
3 7 (18.92%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.70%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
1 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (16.22%) Aerospace
1 6 (16.22%) Automotive
1 6 (16.22%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) .NET
2 9 (24.32%) MapReduce
3 7 (18.92%) Velocity
4 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.41%) OpenGL
5 2 (5.41%) Qt
5 2 (5.41%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 35 (94.59%) Physics
2 28 (75.68%) Mathematics
3 21 (56.76%) Computer Science
4 12 (32.43%) Statistics
5 8 (21.62%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (13.51%) Visualisation
7 2 (5.41%) Augmented Reality
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) OOD
2 14 (37.84%) Analytics
3 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) UML
4 9 (24.32%) Big Data Analytics
4 9 (24.32%) Data Analytics
5 7 (18.92%) Machine Learning
6 6 (16.22%) Signal Processing
6 6 (16.22%) Data Analysis
7 5 (13.51%) Numerical Analysis
7 5 (13.51%) Data Architecture
8 2 (5.41%) OO
9 1 (2.70%) Product Management
9 1 (2.70%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) Java
2 20 (54.05%) C++
3 14 (37.84%) R
3 14 (37.84%) MATLAB
4 12 (32.43%) C#
5 10 (27.03%) Scala
6 7 (18.92%) C
7 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (81.08%) PhD
2 7 (18.92%) Degree