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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 99 105 103
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 3 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.25% 0.21% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.22% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 14
Median salary £62,500 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
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
1170 1346 1759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.53% 96.28% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 964 1176 1363
Median salary £45,000 £43,250 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 2016.

Data Scientist Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (60.00%) PhD
2 3 (60.00%) Statistics
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) Physics
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (20.00%) Fraud Detection
4 1 (20.00%) Behavioural Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Computational Linguistics
4 1 (20.00%) Distributed Algorithms
4 1 (20.00%) Deep Learning
4 1 (20.00%) Bayesian Methods
4 1 (20.00%) Time Series Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Text Mining

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Text Mining
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Statistics
2 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Physics
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Informatics
3 1 (20.00%) Ontologies
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Bayesian Methods
3 1 (20.00%) Behavioural Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Computational Linguistics
3 1 (20.00%) Deep Learning
3 1 (20.00%) Distributed Algorithms
3 1 (20.00%) Fraud Detection
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) PhD
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle