Period
to 22 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Data Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Science over the 6 months to 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Science
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 51 76 79
Rank change year-on-year +25 +3 +44
Permanent jobs citing Data Science 335 170 328
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 5.40% 3.95% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.76% 4.14% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 296 156 302
10th Percentile £52,500 £43,750 £48,750
25th Percentile £57,500 £54,125 £60,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -
75th Percentile £93,750 £88,125 £92,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £116,250 £115,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% -6.45% +3.33%

Data Science is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,811 4,102 8,668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.68% 95.22% 94.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5,138 3,613 7,568
10th Percentile £44,175 £45,000 £38,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £98,750
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +4.48% +3.08%

Data Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Data Science as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Science in the City of London

Data Science
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Science in the City of London.

Salary trend for Data Science in the City of London

Data Science
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Science in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Data Science in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, IT jobs citing Data Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Data Science.

1 238 (71.04%) Python
2 167 (49.85%) Machine Learning
3 146 (43.58%) SQL
4 129 (38.51%) Analytics
5 103 (30.75%) AWS
6 89 (26.57%) Artificial Intelligence
7 69 (20.60%) Finance
8 67 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 64 (19.10%) Apache Spark
10 63 (18.81%) Social Skills
11 62 (18.51%) Degree
12 61 (18.21%) R
13 60 (17.91%) Docker
14 59 (17.61%) Visualisation
15 58 (17.31%) Big Data
16 54 (16.12%) Fintech
17 52 (15.52%) Software Engineering
17 52 (15.52%) Statistics
18 51 (15.22%) Azure
19 50 (14.93%) Data Modelling
19 50 (14.93%) CI/CD
20 49 (14.63%) Java
20 49 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
21 48 (14.33%) DevOps
22 47 (14.03%) Data Warehouse
23 43 (12.84%) Data Analysis
23 43 (12.84%) Mathematics
23 43 (12.84%) ETL
23 43 (12.84%) Data Engineering
24 42 (12.54%) Agile Software Development

Data Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 64 (19.10%) Apache Spark
2 20 (5.97%) SAS
3 13 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (3.58%) Apache
5 10 (2.99%) Apache Airflow
6 7 (2.09%) Jupyter
7 3 (0.90%) Luigi
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.30%) Ethereum
Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.60%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 103 (30.75%) AWS
2 51 (15.22%) Azure
3 39 (11.64%) Snowflake
4 37 (11.04%) GCP
4 37 (11.04%) Power Platform
5 32 (9.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 20 (5.97%) Amazon S3
7 16 (4.78%) GitHub
8 11 (3.28%) Amazon EMR
9 10 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (2.99%) Serverless
10 9 (2.69%) Azure Data Factory
10 9 (2.69%) Matillion
11 8 (2.39%) SaaS
12 7 (2.09%) Azure Machine Learning
13 6 (1.79%) Amazon Kinesis
13 6 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (1.79%) dbt
13 6 (1.79%) Fivetran
14 5 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.60%) DSL
1 2 (0.60%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.30%) Broadband
2 1 (0.30%) DNS
2 1 (0.30%) Internet
2 1 (0.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (17.31%) Big Data
2 47 (14.03%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (11.34%) Tableau
4 37 (11.04%) Power BI
5 33 (9.85%) Amazon Redshift
5 33 (9.85%) NoSQL
6 31 (9.25%) Hadoop
7 23 (6.87%) Data Lake
7 23 (6.87%) Relational Database
8 18 (5.37%) MongoDB
8 18 (5.37%) MySQL
9 14 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (3.88%) Blockchain
10 13 (3.88%) Looker
10 13 (3.88%) Metadata
10 13 (3.88%) RDBMS
11 10 (2.99%) Amazon Aurora
11 10 (2.99%) OLTP
11 10 (2.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 9 (2.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 23 (6.87%) Jenkins
2 19 (5.67%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.99%) ER Studio
3 10 (2.99%) ERwin
3 10 (2.99%) PowerDesigner
4 6 (1.79%) git-flow
4 6 (1.79%) JIRA
5 5 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.19%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.19%) GitLab
7 2 (0.60%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.60%) Maven
7 2 (0.60%) RStudio
7 2 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.60%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.30%) Cypress.io
8 1 (0.30%) Mocha
8 1 (0.30%) Spinnaker
8 1 (0.30%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 69 (20.60%) Finance
2 63 (18.81%) Social Skills
3 49 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (11.34%) Publishing
5 26 (7.76%) Law
6 22 (6.57%) Advertising
7 20 (5.97%) Marketing
8 18 (5.37%) Front Office
8 18 (5.37%) Games
9 15 (4.48%) Banking
10 7 (2.09%) Presentation Skills
11 6 (1.79%) Legal
12 4 (1.19%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.90%) Retail
14 2 (0.60%) Documentation Skills
14 2 (0.60%) Environmental Health
14 2 (0.60%) Local Government
14 2 (0.60%) Public Sector
15 1 (0.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 1 (0.30%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 80 (23.88%) Developer
2 68 (20.30%) Data Scientist
3 58 (17.31%) Data Engineer
4 46 (13.73%) Python Developer
5 32 (9.55%) Senior Data Scientist
6 26 (7.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 24 (7.16%) Python Developer - Fintech
8 22 (6.57%) Analyst
8 22 (6.57%) Senior Data Engineer
9 19 (5.67%) Node.js Developer
10 18 (5.37%) Architect
11 16 (4.78%) Front Office Developer
11 16 (4.78%) Full Stack Developer
11 16 (4.78%) MongoDB Developer
12 13 (3.88%) Cloud Engineer
12 13 (3.88%) Consultant
12 13 (3.88%) Data Architect
13 12 (3.58%) Qualitative Analyst
13 12 (3.58%) Quantitative Analyst
14 11 (3.28%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.66%) Kafka
2 24 (7.16%) Pandas
3 20 (5.97%) Node.js
3 20 (5.97%) TensorFlow
4 18 (5.37%) NumPy
5 11 (3.28%) PySpark
5 11 (3.28%) React
6 9 (2.69%) Keras
7 8 (2.39%) PyTorch
7 8 (2.39%) XGBoost
8 7 (2.09%) AngularJS
8 7 (2.09%) REST
8 7 (2.09%) scikit-learn
8 7 (2.09%) Spring
9 6 (1.79%) .NET
9 6 (1.79%) .NET Core
9 6 (1.79%) MXNet
9 6 (1.79%) Spring Boot
9 6 (1.79%) Theano
10 5 (1.49%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.06%) User Experience
2 25 (7.46%) Algorithms
3 8 (2.39%) Reference Data
4 7 (2.09%) Public Cloud
5 6 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (1.79%) Mobile Games
5 6 (1.79%) Social Media
6 5 (1.49%) Replication
6 5 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.19%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.19%) Equities
8 2 (0.60%) Derivative
8 2 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.60%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.60%) Life Science
8 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.60%) NHS
9 1 (0.30%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.30%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.88%) Linux
2 9 (2.69%) Unix
3 4 (1.19%) Windows
3 4 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (49.85%) Machine Learning
2 129 (38.51%) Analytics
3 89 (26.57%) Artificial Intelligence
4 67 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 59 (17.61%) Visualisation
6 54 (16.12%) Fintech
7 52 (15.52%) Software Engineering
7 52 (15.52%) Statistics
8 50 (14.93%) CI/CD
8 50 (14.93%) Data Modelling
9 48 (14.33%) DevOps
10 43 (12.84%) Data Analysis
10 43 (12.84%) Data Engineering
10 43 (12.84%) ETL
10 43 (12.84%) Mathematics
11 42 (12.54%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
13 36 (10.75%) Deep Learning
14 34 (10.15%) Data Pipeline
15 32 (9.55%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 238 (71.04%) Python
2 146 (43.58%) SQL
3 61 (18.21%) R
4 49 (14.63%) Java
5 34 (10.15%) C#
5 34 (10.15%) Scala
6 20 (5.97%) C++
6 20 (5.97%) MATLAB
7 19 (5.67%) TypeScript
8 17 (5.07%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.90%) Bash
9 3 (0.90%) Ruby
10 2 (0.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.60%) SAS Macro
10 2 (0.60%) VBA
11 1 (0.30%) Go
11 1 (0.30%) Julia
11 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.30%) Solidity
11 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (18.51%) Degree
2 34 (10.15%) PhD
3 17 (5.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (3.88%) Master's Degree
5 6 (1.79%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (1.49%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.49%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.19%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.90%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.27%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.39%) QA
3 6 (1.79%) GDPR
4 2 (0.60%) CDISC
4 2 (0.60%) SNOMED CT
5 1 (0.30%) DICOM
5 1 (0.30%) Solvency II
System Software
1 60 (17.91%) Docker
2 2 (0.60%) Samba
3 1 (0.30%) HDFS
3 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 41 (12.24%) Kubernetes
2 26 (7.76%) Terraform
3 7 (2.09%) Kubeflow
4 6 (1.79%) Ansible
5 2 (0.60%) Ambari
5 2 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.60%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 19 (5.67%) Databricks
2 16 (4.78%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.78%) Oracle
3 14 (4.18%) Cloudera
4 13 (3.88%) Google
5 10 (2.99%) Talend
6 6 (1.79%) Facebook
6 6 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.19%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.19%) Hortonworks
8 3 (0.90%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.60%) Alteryx
9 2 (0.60%) IBM
9 2 (0.60%) Informatica
9 2 (0.60%) VMware
10 1 (0.30%) Adobe
10 1 (0.30%) Cognizant