Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Science
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 128 166
Rank change year-on-year +40 +38 +55
Permanent jobs citing Data Science 348 272 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.46% 2.47% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 2.63% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 308 248 158
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +7.41% +17.39%
10th Percentile £48,375 £44,625 £42,500
90th Percentile £98,250 £110,000 £103,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £69,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +0.72% +2.96% +12.50%

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 9,399 10,336 9,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.34% 93.69% 92.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8,314 9,151 8,437
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

Data Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Data Science as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Science in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Science in the City of London

Data Science
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Science within the City of London region over the 6 months to 19 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge -5 3 £65,000 -13.33%
Data Science
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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.

1 242 (69.54%) Python
2 178 (51.15%) Analytics
3 156 (44.83%) Machine Learning
4 127 (36.49%) SQL
5 110 (31.61%) Big Data
6 99 (28.45%) Amazon AWS
7 90 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
8 89 (25.57%) R
9 86 (24.71%) Finance
10 81 (23.28%) Docker
11 80 (22.99%) Java
12 78 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
13 72 (20.69%) Artificial Intelligence
14 71 (20.40%) Apache Spark
15 67 (19.25%) DevOps
16 62 (17.82%) Degree
17 61 (17.53%) Data Analytics
18 59 (16.95%) Mathematics
19 56 (16.09%) Visualisation
19 56 (16.09%) Kubernetes
20 55 (15.80%) Google Cloud Platform
20 55 (15.80%) Data Modelling
21 54 (15.52%) Software Engineering
21 54 (15.52%) Algorithms
22 50 (14.37%) Hadoop
23 47 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
24 43 (12.36%) Kafka
24 43 (12.36%) Statistics
25 42 (12.07%) Tableau
26 41 (11.78%) Marketing

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 71 (20.40%) Apache Spark
2 30 (8.62%) Apache
3 19 (5.46%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (4.31%) SAS
5 6 (1.72%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.15%) Jupyter
7 3 (0.86%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.29%) CMS
9 1 (0.29%) Confluence
9 1 (0.29%) DNN
9 1 (0.29%) Luigi
9 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.57%) SPSS
3 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.29%) InDesign
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 99 (28.45%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (15.80%) Google Cloud Platform
3 47 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (6.61%) Power Platform
5 12 (3.45%) SaaS
6 11 (3.16%) Serverless
7 10 (2.87%) Amazon S3
8 9 (2.59%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (2.30%) Amazon Kinesis
10 7 (2.01%) Amazon EMR
10 7 (2.01%) PaaS
11 4 (1.15%) Adobe Analytics
11 4 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (1.15%) Azure Stack
12 3 (0.86%) Amazon ECS
12 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.86%) GitHub
12 3 (0.86%) Google Tag Manager
13 2 (0.57%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.44%) Internet
2 1 (0.29%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.29%) DNS
2 1 (0.29%) Firewall
2 1 (0.29%) SSL
2 1 (0.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (31.61%) Big Data
2 50 (14.37%) Hadoop
3 25 (7.18%) NoSQL
4 24 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (6.32%) Power BI
6 20 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (5.46%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (4.31%) Apache Hive
9 12 (3.45%) MongoDB
10 11 (3.16%) Relational Database
11 10 (2.87%) Amazon Redshift
12 9 (2.59%) Looker
13 8 (2.30%) QlikView
14 7 (2.01%) Data Mining
14 7 (2.01%) SQL Server
15 6 (1.72%) Amazon Athena
15 6 (1.72%) BigQuery
15 6 (1.72%) Data Lake
15 6 (1.72%) Snowflake Schema
16 5 (1.44%) Impala
Development Applications
1 26 (7.47%) Jenkins
2 24 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 16 (4.60%) JIRA
4 5 (1.44%) GitLab
4 5 (1.44%) Selenium
5 4 (1.15%) Travis CI
6 3 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.86%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.57%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.57%) CircleCI
7 2 (0.57%) CocoaPods
7 2 (0.57%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.29%) CMake
8 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.29%) GoCD
8 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 86 (24.71%) Finance
2 41 (11.78%) Marketing
3 21 (6.03%) Banking
4 20 (5.75%) Retail
5 11 (3.16%) Advertising
6 9 (2.59%) Law
7 8 (2.30%) Games
7 8 (2.30%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.86%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 87 (25.00%) Data Scientist
2 67 (19.25%) Developer
3 49 (14.08%) Data Engineer
4 40 (11.49%) Python Engineer
5 29 (8.33%) Senior Data Scientist
6 27 (7.76%) Senior Developer
7 26 (7.47%) Architect
8 25 (7.18%) AWS Engineer
9 24 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
10 22 (6.32%) Python Developer
11 21 (6.03%) Java Developer
12 20 (5.75%) Software Engineer
13 19 (5.46%) Analyst
14 17 (4.89%) AWS DevOps
15 16 (4.60%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 14 (4.02%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 14 (4.02%) Senior Java Developer
17 13 (3.74%) Analytics Developer
17 13 (3.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 13 (3.74%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (12.36%) Kafka
2 31 (8.91%) Natural Language Processing
3 28 (8.05%) Elastic Stack
4 27 (7.76%) scikit-learn
5 24 (6.90%) TensorFlow
6 13 (3.74%) .NET
6 13 (3.74%) Pandas
7 11 (3.16%) HTML
7 11 (3.16%) SciPy
8 10 (2.87%) MLlib
9 9 (2.59%) AngularJS
9 9 (2.59%) Flask
9 9 (2.59%) NumPy
9 9 (2.59%) React
10 8 (2.30%) Keras
11 7 (2.01%) PostGIS
11 7 (2.01%) Web Services
12 5 (1.44%) .NET Framework
12 5 (1.44%) Django
12 5 (1.44%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 78 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (15.52%) Algorithms
3 14 (4.02%) Data Structures
4 11 (3.16%) Robotics
5 10 (2.87%) User Experience
6 9 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.30%) FMCG
8 7 (2.01%) Cloud Native
8 7 (2.01%) Credit Risk
8 7 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (2.01%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.72%) Spread Betting
10 5 (1.44%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.15%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.15%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.15%) Market Risk
12 3 (0.86%) Blog
12 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.86%) Renewable Energy
12 3 (0.86%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.21%) Linux
2 7 (2.01%) Windows
3 4 (1.15%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.15%) Unix
4 2 (0.57%) Android
5 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (51.15%) Analytics
2 156 (44.83%) Machine Learning
3 90 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (20.69%) Artificial Intelligence
5 67 (19.25%) DevOps
6 61 (17.53%) Data Analytics
7 59 (16.95%) Mathematics
8 56 (16.09%) Visualisation
9 55 (15.80%) Data Modelling
10 54 (15.52%) Software Engineering
11 43 (12.36%) Statistics
12 40 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
12 40 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
13 39 (11.21%) Data Engineering
14 37 (10.63%) ETL
15 35 (10.06%) Data Visualisation
16 32 (9.20%) Computer Science
17 29 (8.33%) Fintech
18 28 (8.05%) Data Analysis
19 23 (6.61%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 242 (69.54%) Python
2 127 (36.49%) SQL
3 89 (25.57%) R
4 80 (22.99%) Java
5 38 (10.92%) Scala
6 30 (8.62%) C#
7 25 (7.18%) JavaScript
8 24 (6.90%) C
9 21 (6.03%) Bash Shell
10 18 (5.17%) C++
10 18 (5.17%) Go
11 13 (3.74%) ES6
11 13 (3.74%) TypeScript
12 9 (2.59%) Haskell
13 6 (1.72%) ES7
13 6 (1.72%) Ruby
14 4 (1.15%) Kotlin
14 4 (1.15%) VBA
15 3 (0.86%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.86%) Rust
Qualifications
1 62 (17.82%) Degree
2 33 (9.48%) PhD
3 13 (3.74%) Numerate Degree
4 12 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (3.45%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.57%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.29%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.45%) QA
2 3 (0.86%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 81 (23.28%) Docker
2 3 (0.86%) Apache Flume
2 3 (0.86%) HDFS
3 2 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.29%) Firmware
4 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 56 (16.09%) Kubernetes
2 20 (5.75%) Ansible
2 20 (5.75%) Terraform
3 17 (4.89%) Puppet
4 14 (4.02%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.59%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (1.15%) Oozie
7 3 (0.86%) Kibana
8 2 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.57%) Packer
9 1 (0.29%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.29%) Mesos
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.29%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 42 (12.07%) Tableau
2 29 (8.33%) Google
3 16 (4.60%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.44%) Adobe
4 5 (1.44%) Databricks
5 3 (0.86%) IBM
5 3 (0.86%) New Relic
5 3 (0.86%) Rackspace
5 3 (0.86%) Splunk
5 3 (0.86%) Talend
5 3 (0.86%) Tumblr
5 3 (0.86%) Twitter
6 2 (0.57%) Cloudera
6 2 (0.57%) MEDITECH
7 1 (0.29%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.29%) MapR
7 1 (0.29%) Optimizely
7 1 (0.29%) Samsung
7 1 (0.29%) Tealium
7 1 (0.29%) UiPath