The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Research Scientist
Rank 943 967 982
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Scientist 5 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.004% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.004% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 17
Average salary £50,000 £66,250 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.52% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £65,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 - £70,000

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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016 within the UK.

Research Scientist Salary Histogram in the UK

Research Scientist
Top 6 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 30 April 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
(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 +7 5 £50,000 -24.52% 3
London +10 4 £67,500 +1.88% 2
West Midlands - 1 £36,000 -
Chessington - 1 £50,000 -
Nuneaton - 1 £36,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £36,000 -

Research Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 20 (83.33%) PhD
2 18 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 18 (75.00%) Algorithms
3 17 (70.83%) C++
4 10 (41.67%) CUDA
5 9 (37.50%) C
5 9 (37.50%) Machine Learning
6 8 (33.33%) Content Analysis
6 8 (33.33%) Windows
6 8 (33.33%) Linux
6 8 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
6 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 8 (33.33%) Pattern Recognition
6 8 (33.33%) Video Content Analysis
7 6 (25.00%) Data Mining
7 6 (25.00%) Java
7 6 (25.00%) Analytics
8 5 (20.83%) Python
9 4 (16.67%) Data Analytics
9 4 (16.67%) Visualisation
9 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
9 4 (16.67%) Physics
9 4 (16.67%) Deep Learning
10 3 (12.50%) Smart Energy
10 3 (12.50%) Big Data
10 3 (12.50%) MATLAB
10 3 (12.50%) Parallel Computing
10 3 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (12.50%) Statistics
10 3 (12.50%) Neural Network

Research Scientist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (12.50%) Big Data
2 3 (12.50%) Text Mining
3 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Publishing
2 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Matplotlib
1 2 (8.33%) NumPy
1 2 (8.33%) OpenCL
1 2 (8.33%) OpenCV
1 2 (8.33%) TensorFlow
2 1 (4.17%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 18 (75.00%) Algorithms
1 18 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (41.67%) CUDA
3 8 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 4 (16.67%) Physics
4 4 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 3 (12.50%) Neural Network
5 3 (12.50%) Smart Energy
5 3 (12.50%) Statistics
6 2 (8.33%) Internet of Things
7 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk
7 1 (4.17%) Linked Data
7 1 (4.17%) Remote Sensing
7 1 (4.17%) Semantic Web
7 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Machine Learning
2 8 (33.33%) Content Analysis
2 8 (33.33%) Pattern Recognition
2 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (33.33%) Video Content Analysis
3 6 (25.00%) Analytics
4 4 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 4 (16.67%) Deep Learning
5 3 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (12.50%) Parallel Computing
6 2 (8.33%) Bayesian Methods
6 2 (8.33%) Business Development
7 1 (4.17%) 3D Modelling
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.17%) Operations Research
7 1 (4.17%) Revenue Management
7 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) UML
7 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) C++
2 9 (37.50%) C
3 6 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (20.83%) Python
5 3 (12.50%) MATLAB
6 2 (8.33%) R
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) Ruby
7 1 (4.17%) Scala
7 1 (4.17%) SQL
7 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (83.33%) PhD
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) ESRI
1 1 (4.17%) Splunk
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Posted: Yesterday
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