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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Science
England > London
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 41 62 86
Rank change year-on-year +21 +24 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Science 5,498 1,556 1,496
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 7.97% 4.64% 3.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.26% 4.90% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,477 1,067 1,187
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £90,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £108,750
England median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +11.54% - -

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 66,583 31,785 37,806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 96.53% 94.74% 94.42%
Number of salaries quoted 33,826 24,228 30,813
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £111,250 £105,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Data Science
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Science in London

Data Science
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Data Science in London

Data Science
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Science in London over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Data Science in London

Data Science
Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -12 289 £77,500 +10.71% 55
West London +38 129 £75,000 -7.69% 17
South London +27 107 £47,500 -17.39% 2
East London +12 85 £80,000 +6.67% 12
North London -5 34 - -
Data Science
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 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 London region with a requirement for Data Science.

1 3,632 (66.06%) Python
2 2,458 (44.71%) Machine Learning
3 2,392 (43.51%) Analytics
4 2,097 (38.14%) SQL
5 2,071 (37.67%) AWS
6 1,962 (35.69%) Agile
7 1,688 (30.70%) Software Engineering
8 1,595 (29.01%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1,558 (28.34%) Social Skills
10 1,434 (26.08%) GCP
11 1,385 (25.19%) Finance
12 1,281 (23.30%) Degree
13 1,168 (21.24%) Algorithms
14 1,159 (21.08%) Data Engineering
15 1,149 (20.90%) Big Data
16 1,133 (20.61%) Java
17 1,124 (20.44%) Azure
18 1,079 (19.63%) CI/CD
19 1,069 (19.44%) Kubernetes
20 981 (17.84%) DevOps
21 955 (17.37%) Computer Science
22 949 (17.26%) Analytical Skills
23 937 (17.04%) JavaScript
24 897 (16.32%) React
25 886 (16.11%) Problem-Solving
26 860 (15.64%) Google
27 859 (15.62%) Marketing
28 855 (15.55%) Visualisation
29 853 (15.51%) Business Intelligence
30 831 (15.11%) Mentoring

Data Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 717 (13.04%) Apache Spark
2 363 (6.60%) Apache Airflow
3 233 (4.24%) Apache
4 188 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
5 99 (1.80%) Confluence
6 91 (1.66%) Jupyter
7 64 (1.16%) SAS
8 59 (1.07%) CMS
9 46 (0.84%) Apache Pulsar
10 32 (0.58%) Luigi
11 27 (0.49%) Tornado
12 21 (0.38%) SharePoint
13 20 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
14 16 (0.29%) Headless CMS
15 15 (0.27%) OpenStack
16 13 (0.24%) Apache Solr
16 13 (0.24%) ColdFusion
16 13 (0.24%) Gunicorn
16 13 (0.24%) IIS
17 8 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 132 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 39 (0.71%) Sketch
4 27 (0.49%) InVision
5 23 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
5 23 (0.42%) Stata
6 20 (0.36%) Zeplin
7 14 (0.25%) MS Visio
8 10 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (0.13%) InDesign
11 5 (0.091%) Adobe XD
11 5 (0.091%) Chatbot
12 4 (0.073%) CPLEX
13 3 (0.055%) Blender
13 3 (0.055%) Maya
13 3 (0.055%) SPSS
14 1 (0.018%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 22 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
2 15 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
3 13 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
4 12 (0.22%) Shopify
5 9 (0.16%) Social Studio
6 5 (0.091%) Sentinel
7 4 (0.073%) BambooHR
7 4 (0.073%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.073%) Magento
7 4 (0.073%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.055%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (0.036%) Eikon
9 2 (0.036%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2,071 (37.67%) AWS
2 1,434 (26.08%) GCP
3 1,124 (20.44%) Azure
4 541 (9.84%) Serverless
5 434 (7.89%) Power Platform
6 324 (5.89%) Amazon S3
7 298 (5.42%) Snowflake
8 278 (5.06%) SaaS
9 263 (4.78%) dbt
10 257 (4.67%) GitHub
11 238 (4.33%) AWS Lambda
12 209 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
13 157 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
14 131 (2.38%) Amazon SageMaker
15 121 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
16 120 (2.18%) Amazon EMR
17 112 (2.04%) Amazon Kinesis
18 108 (1.96%) Amazon ECS
19 98 (1.78%) Slack
20 83 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 126 (2.29%) HTTP
2 107 (1.95%) Internet
3 33 (0.60%) Network Security
4 31 (0.56%) Broadband
5 28 (0.51%) MQTT
6 14 (0.25%) VPN
7 11 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
8 6 (0.11%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.091%) DNS
9 5 (0.091%) SSL
10 4 (0.073%) 4G
11 3 (0.055%) DSL
11 3 (0.055%) FTP
11 3 (0.055%) Skype
11 3 (0.055%) SSH
12 2 (0.036%) BGP
12 2 (0.036%) Firewall
12 2 (0.036%) MPLS
12 2 (0.036%) PPP
12 2 (0.036%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,149 (20.90%) Big Data
2 616 (11.20%) Data Warehouse
3 560 (10.19%) PostgreSQL
4 555 (10.09%) NoSQL
5 537 (9.77%) Tableau
6 433 (7.88%) Power BI
7 368 (6.69%) BigQuery
8 367 (6.68%) Hadoop
9 337 (6.13%) Amazon Redshift
10 321 (5.84%) Relational Database
11 277 (5.04%) Data Lake
12 267 (4.86%) MySQL
13 248 (4.51%) Looker
14 246 (4.47%) MongoDB
15 209 (3.80%) SQL Server
16 171 (3.11%) Metadata
17 158 (2.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 156 (2.84%) Data Mining
19 145 (2.64%) RDBMS
20 141 (2.56%) Flink
Development Applications
1 563 (10.24%) Git (software)
2 255 (4.64%) JIRA
3 228 (4.15%) Jenkins
4 116 (2.11%) CircleCI
5 108 (1.96%) Cypress.io
6 82 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
7 80 (1.46%) GitLab
8 74 (1.35%) Selenium
9 70 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 68 (1.24%) NUnit
11 67 (1.22%) Moq
11 67 (1.22%) Postman
12 49 (0.89%) Spinnaker
13 43 (0.78%) Bitbucket
13 43 (0.78%) Maven
14 40 (0.73%) webpack
15 37 (0.67%) JUnit
16 33 (0.60%) TestCafe
17 31 (0.56%) JMeter
18 30 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1,558 (28.34%) Social Skills
2 1,385 (25.19%) Finance
3 949 (17.26%) Analytical Skills
4 859 (15.62%) Marketing
5 564 (10.26%) Games
6 446 (8.11%) Retail
7 371 (6.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 319 (5.80%) Banking
9 231 (4.20%) Presentation Skills
10 159 (2.89%) Advertising
11 151 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 121 (2.20%) Influencing Skills
13 115 (2.09%) Legal
14 112 (2.04%) Telecoms
15 110 (2.00%) Financial Institution
16 91 (1.66%) Front Office
17 85 (1.55%) Law
17 85 (1.55%) Public Sector
18 58 (1.05%) Organisational Skills
19 57 (1.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 842 (15.31%) Data Engineer
2 782 (14.22%) Data Scientist
3 778 (14.15%) Developer
4 745 (13.55%) Software Engineer
5 403 (7.33%) Senior Data Scientist
6 378 (6.88%) Senior Software Engineer
7 320 (5.82%) Analyst
8 269 (4.89%) Senior Data Engineer
9 237 (4.31%) Architect
10 205 (3.73%) Product Manager
11 199 (3.62%) Data Analyst
12 194 (3.53%) Senior Developer
13 183 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
14 167 (3.04%) Principal Engineer
15 162 (2.95%) Data Manager
16 154 (2.80%) Data Architect
17 149 (2.71%) Senior Manager
18 126 (2.29%) DevOps Engineer
19 120 (2.18%) Python Developer
20 107 (1.95%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 897 (16.32%) React
2 664 (12.08%) Kafka
3 448 (8.15%) Node.js
4 431 (7.84%) Pandas
5 373 (6.78%) scikit-learn
6 343 (6.24%) CSS
7 342 (6.22%) REST
8 327 (5.95%) HTML
9 323 (5.87%) TensorFlow
10 268 (4.87%) NumPy
11 247 (4.49%) .NET
11 247 (4.49%) Spring
12 239 (4.35%) AngularJS
13 202 (3.67%) PySpark
14 199 (3.62%) RabbitMQ
15 195 (3.55%) PyTorch
16 191 (3.47%) Redux
17 183 (3.33%) Web Services
18 178 (3.24%) GraphQL
19 166 (3.02%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 1,168 (21.24%) Algorithms
2 550 (10.00%) User Experience
3 444 (8.08%) Data Structures
4 168 (3.06%) Mobile App
5 162 (2.95%) Self-Motivation
6 146 (2.66%) Cloud Native
7 132 (2.40%) Blog
8 118 (2.15%) Blockchain
9 111 (2.02%) Renewable Energy
10 106 (1.93%) Public Cloud
11 105 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
12 101 (1.84%) IoT
13 98 (1.78%) Management Information System
14 86 (1.56%) Social Media
15 83 (1.51%) Virtual Team
16 81 (1.47%) FMCG
17 74 (1.35%) Life Science
18 61 (1.11%) Hedge funds
19 56 (1.02%) Sports Betting
20 50 (0.91%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 365 (6.64%) Linux
2 92 (1.67%) Android
3 85 (1.55%) Apple iOS
4 83 (1.51%) Windows
5 80 (1.46%) Unix
6 34 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
7 11 (0.20%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.13%) Alpine Linux
10 6 (0.11%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.073%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.018%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,458 (44.71%) Machine Learning
2 2,392 (43.51%) Analytics
3 1,962 (35.69%) Agile
4 1,688 (30.70%) Software Engineering
5 1,595 (29.01%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1,159 (21.08%) Data Engineering
7 1,079 (19.63%) CI/CD
8 981 (17.84%) DevOps
9 955 (17.37%) Computer Science
10 886 (16.11%) Problem-Solving
11 855 (15.55%) Visualisation
12 853 (15.51%) Business Intelligence
13 831 (15.11%) Mentoring
14 725 (13.19%) Data Modelling
15 716 (13.02%) Data Pipeline
16 697 (12.68%) Mathematics
17 673 (12.24%) Data Analysis
18 671 (12.20%) Data Analytics
19 669 (12.17%) Microservices
20 616 (11.20%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3,632 (66.06%) Python
2 2,097 (38.14%) SQL
3 1,133 (20.61%) Java
4 937 (17.04%) JavaScript
5 537 (9.77%) R
6 523 (9.51%) TypeScript
7 439 (7.98%) Scala
8 424 (7.71%) C#
9 262 (4.77%) C++
10 237 (4.31%) C
10 237 (4.31%) Go
11 211 (3.84%) Bash
12 159 (2.89%) Ruby
13 128 (2.33%) PowerShell
14 110 (2.00%) Kotlin
15 93 (1.69%) MATLAB
15 93 (1.69%) PHP
16 81 (1.47%) Groovy
17 71 (1.29%) ES6
17 71 (1.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1,281 (23.30%) Degree
2 384 (6.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 264 (4.80%) PhD
4 203 (3.69%) Master's Degree
5 83 (1.51%) Numerate Degree
6 62 (1.13%) AWS Certification
7 34 (0.62%) Security Cleared
8 26 (0.47%) SC Cleared
9 17 (0.31%) PMI Certification
9 17 (0.31%) PMP
10 13 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
10 13 (0.24%) MBA
10 13 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
11 11 (0.20%) DV Cleared
12 10 (0.18%) CSPO
12 10 (0.18%) Sun Certification
13 8 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (0.13%) DBS Check
14 7 (0.13%) ISTQB
15 3 (0.055%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 306 (5.57%) QA
2 294 (5.35%) Data Quality
3 111 (2.02%) Accessibility
4 83 (1.51%) GDPR
5 21 (0.38%) HIPAA
6 20 (0.36%) Actionable Recommendations
7 18 (0.33%) PMO
8 13 (0.24%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.16%) CDISC
10 6 (0.11%) GMP
10 6 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (0.091%) SOC 2
12 4 (0.073%) Good Clinical Practice
12 4 (0.073%) GxP
13 3 (0.055%) SNOMED CT
14 2 (0.036%) SLA
14 2 (0.036%) Solvency II
15 1 (0.018%) Dodd-Frank
15 1 (0.018%) FATCA
System Software
1 796 (14.48%) Docker
2 67 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 26 (0.47%) Apache Flume
4 12 (0.22%) Active Directory
4 12 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.20%) HDFS
6 6 (0.11%) KVM
7 4 (0.073%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.018%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1,069 (19.44%) Kubernetes
2 568 (10.33%) Terraform
3 202 (3.67%) Ansible
4 112 (2.04%) Grafana
5 96 (1.75%) Prometheus
6 56 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
7 51 (0.93%) Puppet
8 48 (0.87%) Kibana
9 29 (0.53%) HAProxy
9 29 (0.53%) logstash
9 29 (0.53%) ZABBIX
10 28 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
10 28 (0.51%) MIIS
10 28 (0.51%) Opsgenie
10 28 (0.51%) Pingdom
11 24 (0.44%) Kubeflow
12 23 (0.42%) Oozie
13 22 (0.40%) Istio
14 10 (0.18%) Graylog
15 9 (0.16%) Consul
Vendors
1 860 (15.64%) Google
2 246 (4.47%) Twitter
3 243 (4.42%) Microsoft
4 215 (3.91%) Databricks
5 131 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
6 102 (1.86%) Oracle
7 81 (1.47%) Facebook
8 78 (1.42%) New Relic
9 64 (1.16%) Adobe
10 55 (1.00%) Alteryx
11 51 (0.93%) Spotify
12 50 (0.91%) Teradata
13 44 (0.80%) Apple
14 43 (0.78%) Elastic Path
15 41 (0.75%) Optimizely
16 38 (0.69%) Cloudera
17 35 (0.64%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
18 34 (0.62%) Informatica
18 34 (0.62%) Splunk
19 30 (0.55%) Talend