Average Data Scientist Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for a Data Scientist in United Kingdom is £39,518.
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£26k - £60k
£968 - £9k
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£304 - £8k
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£26k - £63k

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Popular Employer Salaries for Data Scientist

The top respondents for the job title Data Scientist are from the companies Kantar Media, easyJet Airline and BAE Systems Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at easyJet Airline where the average pay is £49,048. BAE Systems Inc. pays the lowest at around £38,500.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Data Scientist

Skills in Machine Learning and Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Statistical Analysis, R and Data Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Data Scientist

An entry-level Data Scientist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £33,813 based on 156 salaries. An early career Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £39,573 based on 720 salaries. A mid-career Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £50,086 based on 140 salaries. An experienced Data Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £57,262 based on 41 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £55,000.
Employees with Data Scientist in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 9.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cambridge, England: Cambridgeshire (2.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Manchester, England: Manchester (20.9% less), Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (19.1% less) and Oxford, England: Oxfordshire (12.9% less).

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