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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 130 139 136
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 4 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.19% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
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
2014 2234 2046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.50% 96.88% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1583 1808 1702
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Scientist across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Data Scientist Salary Histogram 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 11 February 2016. 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
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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
Peterborough - 3 £50,000 -
Cambridge -3 1 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Data Scientist
East of England

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) Mathematics
3 4 (57.14%) Statistics
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) Statistical Modelling
3 4 (57.14%) Algorithms
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) Analytics
4 3 (42.86%) R
4 3 (42.86%) Machine Learning
4 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
4 3 (42.86%) PhD
4 3 (42.86%) Operations Research
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
5 2 (28.57%) Predictive Modelling
5 2 (28.57%) Physics
5 2 (28.57%) Revenue Management
5 2 (28.57%) C
5 2 (28.57%) VBA
5 2 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (14.29%) MapReduce
6 1 (14.29%) Big Data
6 1 (14.29%) Bioinformatics
6 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Retail

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Mathematics
2 4 (57.14%) Algorithms
2 4 (57.14%) Statistics
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
4 2 (28.57%) Physics
5 1 (14.29%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Statistical Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Machine Learning
2 3 (42.86%) Operations Research
3 2 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (28.57%) Predictive Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Revenue Management
4 1 (14.29%) Bioinformatics
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Image Processing
4 1 (14.29%) MapReduce
4 1 (14.29%) Quantitative Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
3 3 (42.86%) R
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) VBA
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) PhD
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £48k + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago