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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Research Scientist
Rank 868 - 888
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Scientist 25 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% - 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% - 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 25 0 6
Average salary £40,000 - £33,750
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 - £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - -

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
108452 100082 111127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87684 82974 94899
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 28 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
England - 25 £40,000 - 1
London - 15 £60,000 - 1
City of London - 10 £60,000 - 1
East of England - 6 £37,500 -
Cambridge - 6 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £37,500 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £40,000 -
Coventry - 4 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £40,000 -
Northampton - 4 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 4 £40,000 -
South East - 4 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £40,000 -
Teddington - 3 £35,000 -

Research Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (97.22%) Physics
2 30 (83.33%) PhD
3 29 (80.56%) Mathematics
4 28 (77.78%) Java
5 22 (61.11%) Computer Science
6 19 (52.78%) C++
7 16 (44.44%) Hadoop
7 16 (44.44%) Big Data
8 15 (41.67%) Analytics
8 15 (41.67%) R
8 15 (41.67%) MATLAB
9 14 (38.89%) OOD
10 12 (33.33%) .NET
10 12 (33.33%) C#
10 12 (33.33%) UML
10 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (30.56%) Statistics
11 11 (30.56%) Scala
11 11 (30.56%) Information Retrieval
12 10 (27.78%) Cascading
12 10 (27.78%) Mahout
12 10 (27.78%) MapReduce
12 10 (27.78%) Big Data Analytics
12 10 (27.78%) Data Analytics
13 8 (22.22%) 3D Graphics
14 7 (19.44%) Degree
14 7 (19.44%) C
14 7 (19.44%) Data Mining
14 7 (19.44%) Machine Learning
15 6 (16.67%) Signal Processing

Research Scientist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (13.89%) Mathematica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) Hadoop
1 16 (44.44%) Big Data
2 10 (27.78%) Mahout
3 7 (19.44%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.78%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 6 (16.67%) Automotive
1 6 (16.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) .NET
2 10 (27.78%) Cascading
3 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (16.67%) Velocity
4 2 (5.56%) Qt
4 2 (5.56%) OpenCL
4 2 (5.56%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 35 (97.22%) Physics
2 29 (80.56%) Mathematics
3 22 (61.11%) Computer Science
4 11 (30.56%) Statistics
5 8 (22.22%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (13.89%) Visualisation
7 2 (5.56%) Augmented Reality
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Analytics
2 14 (38.89%) OOD
3 12 (33.33%) UML
3 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (30.56%) Information Retrieval
5 10 (27.78%) MapReduce
5 10 (27.78%) Big Data Analytics
5 10 (27.78%) Data Analytics
6 7 (19.44%) Machine Learning
7 6 (16.67%) Signal Processing
7 6 (16.67%) Bayesian Methods
7 6 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 5 (13.89%) Data Architecture
8 5 (13.89%) Numerical Analysis
9 2 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) Java
2 19 (52.78%) C++
3 15 (41.67%) R
3 15 (41.67%) MATLAB
4 12 (33.33%) C#
5 11 (30.56%) Scala
6 7 (19.44%) C
7 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (83.33%) PhD
2 7 (19.44%) Degree
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