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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Research Scientist
Rank 883 893 899
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Scientist 10 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.021% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.022% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 8
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £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
104429 113406 103826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86226 93036 86429
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 2015 within the UK.

Research Scientist Salary Histogram in the UK

Research Scientist
Top 11 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 1 July 2015. 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 10 £40,000 - 1
London +38 6 £100,000 +166.66%
South East +13 4 £40,000 - 1
Camberley - 3 £40,000 -
Crowthorne - 3 £40,000 -
Wokingham - 3 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £40,000 -
Surrey - 3 £40,000 -
City of London +29 1 £65,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
Southampton - 1 £42,500 - 1

Research Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) Mathematics
1 12 (92.31%) Computer Science
1 12 (92.31%) Algorithms
2 11 (84.62%) C++
3 8 (61.54%) STL
3 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 8 (61.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (61.54%) Machine Learning
3 8 (61.54%) Data Structures
4 6 (46.15%) Analytics
5 5 (38.46%) PhD
6 4 (30.77%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 4 (30.77%) Statistics
6 4 (30.77%) Social Media
6 4 (30.77%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
6 4 (30.77%) Physics
6 4 (30.77%) Clustering
6 4 (30.77%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
7 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
7 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 3 (23.08%) HTML
8 1 (7.69%) MapReduce
8 1 (7.69%) Internet of Things
8 1 (7.69%) Information Retrieval
8 1 (7.69%) Cascading
8 1 (7.69%) Internet
8 1 (7.69%) MATLAB

Research Scientist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.69%) Mahout
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) STL
1 8 (61.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (30.77%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Mathematics
1 12 (92.31%) Computer Science
1 12 (92.31%) Algorithms
2 8 (61.54%) Data Structures
3 4 (30.77%) Social Media
3 4 (30.77%) Physics
3 4 (30.77%) Clustering
3 4 (30.77%) Statistics
4 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
4 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
5 1 (7.69%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Machine Learning
2 6 (46.15%) Analytics
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.69%) MapReduce
4 1 (7.69%) Business Development
4 1 (7.69%) Information Retrieval
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
4 1 (7.69%) Scala
4 1 (7.69%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) PhD
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago