The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Scientist role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 124 130 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 4 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.19% 0.73% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 0
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+21.17% -22.72%
Data Scientist
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2048 2358 2600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.88% 95.12% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1684 1974 2302
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Data Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Data Scientist
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Data Scientist Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Data Scientist
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +2 2 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Data Scientist
East of England

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 7 (100.00%) Statistics
2 6 (85.71%) Machine Learning
3 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (71.43%) Mathematics
3 5 (71.43%) PhD
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) Algorithms
5 3 (42.86%) Bayesian Methods
5 3 (42.86%) Python
5 3 (42.86%) Physics
5 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
5 3 (42.86%) Degree
6 2 (28.57%) R
6 2 (28.57%) Big Data
6 2 (28.57%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (28.57%) Analytics
6 2 (28.57%) CRM
6 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
6 2 (28.57%) C++
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
7 1 (14.29%) C
7 1 (14.29%) C#
7 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 1 (14.29%) .NET
7 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
7 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 1 (14.29%) Bioinformatics
7 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 1 (14.29%) Data Structures

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 2 (28.57%) Big Data
1 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Statistics
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) Mathematics
3 4 (57.14%) Algorithms
4 3 (42.86%) Physics
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
5 1 (14.29%) Telematics
5 1 (14.29%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Machine Learning
2 3 (42.86%) Bayesian Methods
3 2 (28.57%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Bioinformatics
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Pattern Recognition
4 1 (14.29%) Signal Processing
4 1 (14.29%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) R
3 2 (28.57%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) PhD
2 3 (42.86%) Degree