The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Scientist role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Scientist in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Scientist
Rank 112 - 113
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 2 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.11% - 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% - 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 10
Average salary £42,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £41,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +37.50%
Data Scientist
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1674 1406 1790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.11% 96.57% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1345 1127 1499
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Scientist in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Data Scientist
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Scientist across the Cambridge region.

Data Scientist Salary Trend in Cambridge

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Data Scientist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Data Scientist in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (88.89%) Statistics
2 16 (88.89%) Mathematics
3 14 (77.78%) Algorithms
3 14 (77.78%) Physics
4 12 (66.67%) Degree
4 12 (66.67%) Machine Learning
5 11 (61.11%) Java
6 10 (55.56%) C#
6 10 (55.56%) C++
6 10 (55.56%) .NET
6 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
7 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
7 9 (50.00%) Bayesian Methods
8 6 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
8 6 (33.33%) Analytics
9 5 (27.78%) Data Mining
9 5 (27.78%) Signal Processing
9 5 (27.78%) Data Structures
9 5 (27.78%) Applied Mathematics
9 5 (27.78%) QA
9 5 (27.78%) R
9 5 (27.78%) PhD
10 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 4 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (22.22%) Marketing
10 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
10 4 (22.22%) Open Source
10 4 (22.22%) C
10 4 (22.22%) SQL

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Data Scientist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Data Scientist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (22.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
1 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (88.89%) Statistics
2 16 (88.89%) Mathematics
3 14 (77.78%) Physics
3 14 (77.78%) Algorithms
4 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (27.78%) Applied Mathematics
5 5 (27.78%) Data Structures
6 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
6 4 (22.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Machine Learning
2 9 (50.00%) Bayesian Methods
3 6 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
3 6 (33.33%) Analytics
4 5 (27.78%) Signal Processing
5 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Pattern Recognition
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) C++
3 5 (27.78%) R
4 4 (22.22%) C
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA