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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Research Scientist
Rank 912 965 944
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Scientist 6 10 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.009% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.009% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 49
Median salary £59,750 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+49.37% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £100,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+55.00% -

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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Research Scientist over the 3 months to 29 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Research Scientist within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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 +31 6 £59,750 +49.37%
London +55 5 £57,500 -42.50%
City of London - 3 £65,000 -
South East +12 1 £62,000 +55.00%
Oxford - 1 £62,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £62,000 -

Research Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (72.73%) Machine Learning
2 6 (54.55%) Deep Learning
2 6 (54.55%) PhD
2 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
3 5 (45.45%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) Algorithms
4 4 (36.36%) C++
4 4 (36.36%) Statistics
5 3 (27.27%) CUDA
5 3 (27.27%) R
6 2 (18.18%) Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) Apache Hive
6 2 (18.18%) Big Data
6 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) GitHub
6 2 (18.18%) OpenCV
6 2 (18.18%) OpenCL
6 2 (18.18%) TensorFlow
6 2 (18.18%) Bayesian Methods
6 2 (18.18%) Apache Spark
6 2 (18.18%) Matplotlib
6 2 (18.18%) Behavioural Targeting
6 2 (18.18%) NumPy
6 2 (18.18%) Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
6 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
6 2 (18.18%) ETL
6 2 (18.18%) MATLAB
6 2 (18.18%) Advertising

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 2 (18.18%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Hive
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
1 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Matplotlib
1 2 (18.18%) NumPy
1 2 (18.18%) OpenCL
1 2 (18.18%) OpenCV
1 2 (18.18%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) Algorithms
3 4 (36.36%) Statistics
4 3 (27.27%) CUDA
5 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
5 2 (18.18%) Neural Network
6 1 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Machine Learning
2 6 (54.55%) Deep Learning
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Bayesian Methods
3 2 (18.18%) Behavioural Targeting
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Content Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Data Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Pattern Recognition
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Video Content Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) R
4 2 (18.18%) MATLAB
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) PhD
2 2 (18.18%) Degree