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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Scientist
Rank 100 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 16 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.91% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% - -
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £60,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -25.00%
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
1673 1450 1917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.16% 95.02% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1295 1269 1698
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 18 September 2014.

Data Scientist Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 33 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (90.91%) Mathematics
3 26 (78.79%) Degree
4 25 (75.76%) Statistics
5 23 (69.70%) Physics
6 21 (63.64%) Machine Learning
7 19 (57.58%) C#
7 19 (57.58%) C++
7 19 (57.58%) Java
7 19 (57.58%) .NET
7 19 (57.58%) ASP.NET
8 16 (48.48%) Computer Science
9 12 (36.36%) Signal Processing
9 12 (36.36%) Data Mining
10 10 (30.30%) Bayesian Methods
11 9 (27.27%) Statistical Modelling
11 9 (27.27%) Applied Mathematics
11 9 (27.27%) Marketing
12 8 (24.24%) PhD
13 7 (21.21%) QA
14 6 (18.18%) Analytics
15 5 (15.15%) Pay per click
15 5 (15.15%) Web Marketing
15 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
15 5 (15.15%) Advertising
16 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
16 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
16 4 (12.12%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (12.12%) Python
16 4 (12.12%) SQL

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 12 (36.36%) Data Mining
2 2 (6.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (27.27%) Marketing
2 5 (15.15%) Advertising
3 4 (12.12%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) .NET
1 19 (57.58%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (90.91%) Mathematics
3 25 (75.76%) Statistics
4 23 (69.70%) Physics
5 16 (48.48%) Computer Science
6 9 (27.27%) Applied Mathematics
7 4 (12.12%) Visualisation
7 4 (12.12%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Machine Learning
2 12 (36.36%) Signal Processing
3 10 (30.30%) Bayesian Methods
4 9 (27.27%) Statistical Modelling
5 6 (18.18%) Analytics
6 5 (15.15%) Pay per click
6 5 (15.15%) Web Marketing
6 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) C#
1 19 (57.58%) C++
1 19 (57.58%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) Python
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) R
2 4 (12.12%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (78.79%) Degree
2 8 (24.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA