The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Scientist role in IT jobs advertised for the Devon 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 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 44 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 8 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 2.79% 0.82% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 0.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 0
Average salary £70,000 £39,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+79.48% -
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +23.52%
Data Scientist
South West

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
283 353 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 98.61% 96.45% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 253 283 264
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

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
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the Devon region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(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
Exeter - 8 £70,000 -
Data Scientist
South West

Data Scientist
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Devon 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 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Python
1 9 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 9 (100.00%) SAS
1 9 (100.00%) SPSS
1 9 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
1 9 (100.00%) R
1 9 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (88.89%) Scala
3 7 (77.78%) PhD
4 6 (66.67%) Apache Spark
5 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
5 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
6 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 3 (33.33%) Machine Learning
6 3 (33.33%) Data Analytics
6 3 (33.33%) Analytics
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) Apache Pig
7 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
7 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Devon 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 9 (100.00%) SAS
2 6 (66.67%) Apache Spark
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 9 (100.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Data Mining
2 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive
3 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Analytics
1 3 (33.33%) Data Analytics
1 3 (33.33%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 9 (100.00%) Python
1 9 (100.00%) R
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) PhD