The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Devon region that had Data Scientist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Scientist
South West / Devon
Rank - 54 59
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon - 0.98% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.98% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Median salary - £60,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Devon 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
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
334 305 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 96.25% 99.67% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 313 264 308
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of job ads across the Devon region that featured Data Scientist in the job title.

Data Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Data Scientist
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Data Scientist Salary Trend in Devon

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Devon region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Python
2 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 14 (93.33%) R
3 13 (86.67%) SQL
4 12 (80.00%) C++
4 12 (80.00%) Java
4 12 (80.00%) SAS
4 12 (80.00%) SPSS
4 12 (80.00%) MATLAB
4 12 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (60.00%) Apache Spark
5 9 (60.00%) Analytics
5 9 (60.00%) PhD
5 9 (60.00%) Hadoop
6 7 (46.67%) Apache Hive
6 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
6 7 (46.67%) Scala
6 7 (46.67%) Mathematics
6 7 (46.67%) Finance
6 7 (46.67%) Apache Pig
6 7 (46.67%) Machine Learning
6 7 (46.67%) Data Analytics
7 5 (33.33%) Statistics
8 3 (20.00%) Postgraduate
8 3 (20.00%) Physics
9 2 (13.33%) Games
9 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
9 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
10 1 (6.67%) Big Data

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 12 (80.00%) SAS
2 9 (60.00%) Apache Spark
3 7 (46.67%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (80.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 7 (46.67%) Apache Hive
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Analytics
2 7 (46.67%) Data Analytics
2 7 (46.67%) Machine Learning
2 7 (46.67%) Mathematics
3 5 (33.33%) Statistics
4 3 (20.00%) Physics
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Python
2 14 (93.33%) R
3 13 (86.67%) SQL
4 12 (80.00%) C++
4 12 (80.00%) Java
4 12 (80.00%) MATLAB
5 7 (46.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 9 (60.00%) PhD
3 3 (20.00%) Postgraduate