Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Research Scientist was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

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

Research Scientist
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 - 183
Rank change year-on-year - +183 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Scientist 9 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.30% - 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% - 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 1
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 - £62,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -35.48% +55.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 2,996 2,722 3,111
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.23% 96.97% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,685 2,342 2,608
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +9.76%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Research Scientist
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Research Scientist in Oxfordshire

Research Scientist
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Research Scientist in Oxfordshire

Research Scientist
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Research Scientist in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Research Scientist in Oxfordshire

Research Scientist
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Research Scientist within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. 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
Oxford - 9 £45,000 -
Research Scientist
South East

Research Scientist Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, Research Scientist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Research Scientist in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Python
1 9 (100.00%) PhD
1 9 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 9 (100.00%) Analytics
1 9 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 8 (88.89%) TensorFlow
2 8 (88.89%) Deep Learning
2 8 (88.89%) C++
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) MATLAB
2 8 (88.89%) Google
2 8 (88.89%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (11.11%) Data Science
3 1 (11.11%) C

Research Scientist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) TensorFlow
2 1 (11.11%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Analytics
1 9 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 8 (88.89%) Deep Learning
2 8 (88.89%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Python
2 8 (88.89%) C++
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) MATLAB
3 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Google