Period
to 14 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Research Scientist was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Research Scientist
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 340 364 384
Rank change year-on-year +24 +20 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Scientist 8 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.066% 0.008% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.008% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
East of England median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +50.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £73,750 £77,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.84% +55.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11717 12561 14624
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.68% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9597 10393 12137
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.51% +3.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

Research Scientist
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Research Scientist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Research Scientist in the East of England

Research Scientist
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Research Scientist in the East of England.

Salary trend for Research Scientist in the East of England

Research Scientist
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Research Scientist within the East of England region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire -31 8 £80,000 +6.67% 1
Research Scientist
England

Research Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, 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 across the East of England region featuring Research Scientist in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) PhD
1 8 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 6 (75.00%) Distributed Algorithms
2 6 (75.00%) C
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 6 (75.00%) Reinforcement Learning
2 6 (75.00%) Quantitative Research
2 6 (75.00%) Smart City
2 6 (75.00%) Smart City Simulations
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
4 2 (25.00%) Physics
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (25.00%) Deep Learning
4 2 (25.00%) Bayesian Methods
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Neural Network
4 2 (25.00%) Economics
4 2 (25.00%) Statistics
4 2 (25.00%) Julia
4 2 (25.00%) Probabilistic Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) R
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematical Modelling

Research Scientist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Algorithms
1 6 (75.00%) Smart City
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 6 (75.00%) Distributed Algorithms
2 6 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (75.00%) Quantitative Research
2 6 (75.00%) Reinforcement Learning
2 6 (75.00%) Smart City Simulations
3 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
4 2 (25.00%) Bayesian Methods
4 2 (25.00%) Deep Learning
4 2 (25.00%) Economics
4 2 (25.00%) Neural Network
4 2 (25.00%) Physics
4 2 (25.00%) Probabilistic Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) Statistics
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) C
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Julia
3 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (25.00%) R
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) PhD