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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 95 113 120
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 5 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.46% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 2
Median salary £62,500 £51,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% +20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £42,250 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £60,250 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
- -6.97%
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
1060 1410 1731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.43% 96.71% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 903 1203 1368
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Scientist across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Data Scientist Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) Statistics
2 6 (75.00%) Analytics
3 5 (62.50%) Machine Learning
3 5 (62.50%) Mathematics
3 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) VBA
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) Unix
4 4 (50.00%) Spotfire
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (50.00%) ETL
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (50.00%) Lumira
4 4 (50.00%) Algorithms
5 3 (37.50%) Data Analytics
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) PhD
6 2 (25.00%) Cognos
6 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse

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 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (50.00%) Lumira
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (50.00%) Spotfire
2 2 (25.00%) Data Lake
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) D3.js
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
3 1 (12.50%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Statistics
2 5 (62.50%) Mathematics
3 4 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) Machine Learning
3 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) ETL
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Data Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Bayesian Methods
6 1 (12.50%) Behavioural Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Deep Learning
6 1 (12.50%) Distributed Algorithms
6 1 (12.50%) Fraud Detection
6 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 1 (12.50%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (12.50%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) VBA
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) R
4 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Cognos
2 2 (25.00%) Hyperion
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Tableau
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge
Spencer Ogden
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
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Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + competitive benefits
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