The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Scientist role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 269 271 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 6 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.078% 0.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 0
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+22.35% -22.72%
Data Scientist
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 East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7388 8247 8019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.00% 95.63% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6071 6873 6977
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 the East of England

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

Data Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Data Scientist
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Data Scientist Salary Trend in the East of England

Data Scientist
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Scientist across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Data Scientist Salary Histogram in the East of England

Data Scientist
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 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
Cambridgeshire -1 5 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £62,500 -
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 19 (100.00%) Statistics
2 15 (78.95%) Machine Learning
3 14 (73.68%) Mathematics
3 14 (73.68%) Algorithms
4 13 (68.42%) Degree
5 12 (63.16%) Java
5 12 (63.16%) Python
5 12 (63.16%) PhD
5 12 (63.16%) Data Mining
6 11 (57.89%) Analytics
7 10 (52.63%) Computer Science
7 10 (52.63%) Physics
8 9 (47.37%) Big Data
8 9 (47.37%) Bayesian Methods
8 9 (47.37%) R
9 8 (42.11%) Hadoop
9 8 (42.11%) C++
10 7 (36.84%) SQL
10 7 (36.84%) Data Analysis
10 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (31.58%) Bioinformatics
11 6 (31.58%) SAS
11 6 (31.58%) SPSS
11 6 (31.58%) MATLAB
11 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
11 6 (31.58%) Applied Mathematics
12 5 (26.32%) Logistic Regression
12 5 (26.32%) Cluster Analysis
12 5 (26.32%) Informatics
12 5 (26.32%) Chemistry

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 6 (31.58%) SAS
2 5 (26.32%) Apache Pig
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) SPSS
2 5 (26.32%) CPLEX
3 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) Data Mining
2 9 (47.37%) Big Data
3 8 (42.11%) Hadoop
4 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
5 2 (10.53%) Apache Hive
6 1 (5.26%) Text Mining
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
1 5 (26.32%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Automotive
2 2 (10.53%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (100.00%) Statistics
2 14 (73.68%) Mathematics
2 14 (73.68%) Algorithms
3 10 (52.63%) Computer Science
3 10 (52.63%) Physics
4 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (31.58%) Applied Mathematics
6 5 (26.32%) Informatics
6 5 (26.32%) Chemistry
6 5 (26.32%) Psychology
6 5 (26.32%) Visualisation
6 5 (26.32%) Digital Media
6 5 (26.32%) Economics
6 5 (26.32%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (26.32%) Neural Network
7 3 (15.79%) Telematics
8 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Machine Learning
2 11 (57.89%) Analytics
3 9 (47.37%) Bayesian Methods
4 7 (36.84%) Data Analysis
5 6 (31.58%) Bioinformatics
5 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
6 5 (26.32%) Logistic Regression
6 5 (26.32%) Cluster Analysis
6 5 (26.32%) Monte Carlo Method
6 5 (26.32%) Biostatistics
6 5 (26.32%) Predictive Modelling
6 5 (26.32%) Time Series Analysis
6 5 (26.32%) Markov Chain
6 5 (26.32%) Factor Analysis
6 5 (26.32%) Structural Equation Modelling
6 5 (26.32%) Gibbs Sampling
6 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
6 5 (26.32%) Statistical Analysis
6 5 (26.32%) Econometrics
6 5 (26.32%) Linear Regression
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
1 12 (63.16%) Python
2 9 (47.37%) R
3 8 (42.11%) C++
4 7 (36.84%) SQL
5 6 (31.58%) MATLAB
6 5 (26.32%) Clojure
6 5 (26.32%) Ruby
7 3 (15.79%) C
8 2 (10.53%) Scala
8 2 (10.53%) C#
9 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Degree
2 12 (63.16%) PhD
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft