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 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 256 252 251
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 8 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.15% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.16% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 3
Average salary £56,250 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £25,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
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
6789 7083 6613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.64% 96.68% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5559 5746 5341
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 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
(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 +9 4 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Norfolk +11 2 £35,000 +40.00%
Hertfordshire +2 2 £63,750 +6.25%
Data Scientist
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (66.67%) Python
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) Algorithms
3 6 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 6 (50.00%) Analytics
3 6 (50.00%) R
3 6 (50.00%) C++
3 6 (50.00%) PhD
3 6 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 6 (50.00%) Statistics
4 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
4 5 (41.67%) Statistical Modelling
4 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (33.33%) Visualisation
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (33.33%) Operations Research
5 4 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) SAS
6 3 (25.00%) MATLAB
6 3 (25.00%) Scala
6 3 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
6 3 (25.00%) Apache Spark
7 2 (16.67%) Anomaly Detection
7 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
7 2 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (16.67%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (16.67%) MapReduce
7 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
7 2 (16.67%) Data Mining

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) SPSS
1 1 (8.33%) Weka
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Flink
2 1 (8.33%) HBase
2 1 (8.33%) Mahout
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) MLlib
1 2 (16.67%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (8.33%) Cascading
2 1 (8.33%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Algorithms
2 6 (50.00%) Statistics
3 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
4 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (33.33%) Visualisation
5 2 (16.67%) Physics
6 1 (8.33%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
6 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Analytics
1 6 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 6 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 5 (41.67%) Statistical Modelling
3 4 (33.33%) Operations Research
4 3 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) Anomaly Detection
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (16.67%) Logistic Regression
5 2 (16.67%) MapReduce
5 2 (16.67%) Revenue Management
6 1 (8.33%) Bayesian Methods
6 1 (8.33%) Customer Segmentation
6 1 (8.33%) Data Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Game Theory
6 1 (8.33%) Linear Regression
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Statistical Learning
6 1 (8.33%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Python
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) C++
3 6 (50.00%) R
4 4 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) MATLAB
5 3 (25.00%) Scala
6 2 (16.67%) C
6 2 (16.67%) VBA
7 1 (8.33%) C#
7 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) PhD
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Tableau
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