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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Science
Central London > City of London
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 93 61 90
Rank change year-on-year -32 +29 +3
Permanent jobs citing Data Science 276 245 193
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.43% 4.52% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 4.74% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 229 227 174
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £44,125
25th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £55,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.71% -3.45% +3.57%
75th Percentile £93,750 £90,625 £87,500
90th Percentile £105,500 £109,000 £99,625
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% +7.14%

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 7,651 5,173 5,751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.00% 95.41% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5,781 4,623 5,041
10th Percentile £45,500 £43,750 £42,000
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £98,750
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%

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 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Data Science in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 158 (57.25%) Python
2 152 (55.07%) Analytics
3 150 (54.35%) SQL
4 136 (49.28%) Machine Learning
5 74 (26.81%) Analytical Skills
5 74 (26.81%) AWS
6 69 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 68 (24.64%) ETL
7 68 (24.64%) DevOps
8 67 (24.28%) Data Engineering
9 66 (23.91%) Data Warehouse
9 66 (23.91%) Azure
10 62 (22.46%) Degree
11 61 (22.10%) Artificial Intelligence
11 61 (22.10%) Data Analytics
12 57 (20.65%) Visualisation
13 56 (20.29%) Finance
14 52 (18.84%) Software Engineering
15 51 (18.48%) Agile
16 50 (18.12%) Power BI
16 50 (18.12%) Power Platform
17 48 (17.39%) Docker
18 47 (17.03%) Data Modelling
19 46 (16.67%) Social Skills
20 45 (16.30%) Kubernetes
21 41 (14.86%) Microsoft
22 39 (14.13%) C#
22 39 (14.13%) Problem-Solving
23 38 (13.77%) Mathematics
23 38 (13.77%) Test Automation

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 24 (8.70%) Apache Spark
2 11 (3.99%) Apache
2 11 (3.99%) SAS
3 6 (2.17%) Jupyter
4 5 (1.81%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.45%) Confluence
6 2 (0.72%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 12 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.36%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 74 (26.81%) AWS
2 66 (23.91%) Azure
3 50 (18.12%) Power Platform
4 32 (11.59%) Snowflake
5 30 (10.87%) AWS CloudFormation
6 29 (10.51%) GCP
7 25 (9.06%) Serverless
8 21 (7.61%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 19 (6.88%) Matillion
10 15 (5.43%) SaaS
11 14 (5.07%) Azure Data Factory
12 13 (4.71%) Azure DevOps
13 12 (4.35%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 12 (4.35%) GitHub
14 9 (3.26%) PaaS
15 8 (2.90%) Azure AKS
15 8 (2.90%) Azure Storage
16 7 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
17 5 (1.81%) Amazon S3
17 5 (1.81%) Collibra
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.43%) Network Security
2 2 (0.72%) HTTP
2 2 (0.72%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.72%) LoRaWAN
2 2 (0.72%) SMTP
3 1 (0.36%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (23.91%) Data Warehouse
2 50 (18.12%) Power BI
3 34 (12.32%) Data Lake
4 33 (11.96%) MySQL
5 32 (11.59%) Relational Database
6 28 (10.14%) Big Data
6 28 (10.14%) SQL Server
6 28 (10.14%) Tableau
7 27 (9.78%) RDBMS
8 24 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (8.33%) NoSQL
10 15 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (5.07%) Amazon Redshift
12 12 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (4.35%) Spatial Data
13 11 (3.99%) Hadoop
13 11 (3.99%) OLTP
13 11 (3.99%) QlikView
14 8 (2.90%) OLAP
14 8 (2.90%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (3.26%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.90%) GitLab
3 7 (2.54%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (1.81%) JIRA
5 4 (1.45%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.09%) ER Studio
6 3 (1.09%) ERwin
6 3 (1.09%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.36%) Cypress.io
7 1 (0.36%) Gradle
7 1 (0.36%) MLflow
7 1 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.36%) Snakemake
7 1 (0.36%) Spinnaker
General
1 74 (26.81%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (20.29%) Finance
3 46 (16.67%) Social Skills
4 34 (12.32%) Advertising
5 16 (5.80%) Marketing
6 14 (5.07%) Law
7 9 (3.26%) Publishing
8 8 (2.90%) Retail
9 7 (2.54%) Banking
10 5 (1.81%) Fire and Rescue
10 5 (1.81%) Games
10 5 (1.81%) Legal
11 4 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.72%) Back Office
12 2 (0.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 1 (0.36%) Influencing Skills
13 1 (0.36%) Local Government
13 1 (0.36%) Presentation Skills
13 1 (0.36%) Public Speaking
13 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (19.57%) Developer
2 52 (18.84%) Data Engineer
3 42 (15.22%) Data Scientist
4 29 (10.51%) Analyst
5 26 (9.42%) DevOps Engineer
6 24 (8.70%) Architect
7 20 (7.25%) Analytics Developer
7 20 (7.25%) C# Developer
7 20 (7.25%) Data Architect
8 17 (6.16%) Blockchain Engineer
8 17 (6.16%) Senior Data Scientist
9 15 (5.43%) Data Analyst
10 13 (4.71%) AWS Engineer
10 13 (4.71%) Cloud Engineer
11 11 (3.99%) AWS DevOps
11 11 (3.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 11 (3.99%) Quantitative Developer
11 11 (3.99%) Software Developer
12 10 (3.62%) SQL Developer
13 9 (3.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (12.32%) .NET
2 25 (9.06%) .NET Core
3 14 (5.07%) scikit-learn
4 12 (4.35%) Pandas
5 10 (3.62%) Keras
5 10 (3.62%) TensorFlow
6 9 (3.26%) Kafka
6 9 (3.26%) NumPy
7 8 (2.90%) PyTorch
8 7 (2.54%) PySpark
8 7 (2.54%) React
9 6 (2.17%) Spark Streaming
10 5 (1.81%) Node.js
11 4 (1.45%) MXNet
11 4 (1.45%) REST
12 3 (1.09%) AngularJS
12 3 (1.09%) Dask
13 2 (0.72%) D3.js
13 2 (0.72%) Matplotlib
13 2 (0.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.14%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (6.88%) Blockchain
3 15 (5.43%) Algorithms
4 14 (5.07%) Data Structures
5 12 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.54%) Reference Data
7 6 (2.17%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.81%) Equities
8 5 (1.81%) FMCG
9 4 (1.45%) Reinsurance
9 4 (1.45%) User Experience
10 3 (1.09%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.09%) Legacy Code
10 3 (1.09%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.09%) NHS
11 2 (0.72%) IoT
11 2 (0.72%) Legacy Systems
11 2 (0.72%) Life Science
11 2 (0.72%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.36%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.54%) Linux
1 7 (2.54%) Unix
2 1 (0.36%) Android
2 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (55.07%) Analytics
2 136 (49.28%) Machine Learning
3 69 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 68 (24.64%) DevOps
4 68 (24.64%) ETL
5 67 (24.28%) Data Engineering
6 61 (22.10%) Artificial Intelligence
6 61 (22.10%) Data Analytics
7 57 (20.65%) Visualisation
8 52 (18.84%) Software Engineering
9 51 (18.48%) Agile
10 47 (17.03%) Data Modelling
11 39 (14.13%) Problem-Solving
12 38 (13.77%) Mathematics
12 38 (13.77%) Test Automation
13 36 (13.04%) Computer Science
14 35 (12.68%) Data Management
15 34 (12.32%) Data Pipeline
16 33 (11.96%) Infrastructure as Code
17 31 (11.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 158 (57.25%) Python
2 150 (54.35%) SQL
3 39 (14.13%) C#
4 30 (10.87%) R
5 28 (10.14%) Scala
6 26 (9.42%) Java
7 20 (7.25%) T-SQL
8 10 (3.62%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.81%) Ruby
10 4 (1.45%) C++
11 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.72%) VB
12 1 (0.36%) Bash
12 1 (0.36%) C
12 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 62 (22.46%) Degree
2 20 (7.25%) PhD
3 12 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.90%) Master's Degree
5 6 (2.17%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.45%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.72%) CBAP
7 2 (0.72%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.36%) CISSP
8 1 (0.36%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.36%) GCFA
8 1 (0.36%) GCIA
8 1 (0.36%) GCIH
8 1 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.36%) OSCP
8 1 (0.36%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (12.32%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.17%) GDPR
3 5 (1.81%) PMO
4 3 (1.09%) CDISC
5 2 (0.72%) NIST
5 2 (0.72%) QA
5 2 (0.72%) SNOMED CT
6 1 (0.36%) Solvency II
System Software
1 48 (17.39%) Docker
2 4 (1.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 45 (16.30%) Kubernetes
2 21 (7.61%) Terraform
3 9 (3.26%) Ansible
4 4 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (1.45%) Kubeflow
5 2 (0.72%) Puppet
6 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.97%) Informatica
3 17 (6.16%) Oracle
4 16 (5.80%) Databricks
5 13 (4.71%) Google
6 12 (4.35%) IBM
7 8 (2.90%) Talend
8 5 (1.81%) Cloudera
8 5 (1.81%) Hortonworks
9 4 (1.45%) Alteryx
9 4 (1.45%) Cognizant
10 3 (1.09%) Bloomberg
10 3 (1.09%) FactSet
11 2 (0.72%) Adobe
11 2 (0.72%) Gigya
11 2 (0.72%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.72%) SAP
11 2 (0.72%) Siemens
12 1 (0.36%) Apple