The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had Data Scientist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Scientist
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 105 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.42% 0.066% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.068% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Median salary £62,500 £65,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +57.57%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%

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
1129 1479 1561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.52% 97.69% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 906 1146 1260
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region that featured Data Scientist in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Data 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 Cambridge region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Unix
1 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Statistics
1 8 (80.00%) Mathematics
1 8 (80.00%) Analytics
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (70.00%) Lumira
2 7 (70.00%) Spotfire
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) XML
2 7 (70.00%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (70.00%) Data Modelling
2 7 (70.00%) ETL
2 7 (70.00%) Python
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) PL/SQL
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) VBA
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle
3 6 (60.00%) Machine Learning
4 5 (50.00%) R
4 5 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 4 (40.00%) Physics
5 4 (40.00%) Apache Spark
6 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 4 (40.00%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (70.00%) Lumira
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 7 (70.00%) Spotfire
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (20.00%) Data Lake
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) D3.js
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Flex
3 1 (10.00%) scikit-learn
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Analytics
1 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Mathematics
1 8 (80.00%) Statistics
2 7 (70.00%) Data Modelling
2 7 (70.00%) ETL
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (60.00%) Machine Learning
4 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Physics
5 3 (30.00%) Data Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) Bioinformatics
6 2 (20.00%) Business Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (10.00%) DNA
7 1 (10.00%) Mathematical Modelling
7 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (70.00%) PL/SQL
1 7 (70.00%) Python
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) VBA
2 5 (50.00%) R
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Tableau
3 2 (20.00%) Cognos
3 2 (20.00%) Hyperion
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
Cambridge
Centrica
Salary: Competitive
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