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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Scientist
Rank 260 246 273
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 7 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.088% 0.029% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.030% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 13
Average salary £45,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £41,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +37.50%
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
7518 6602 8652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.60% 96.39% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6170 5312 7504
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Hertfordshire -15 4 £61,250 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 £42,500 - 3
Norfolk - 1 £25,000 -
Data Scientist
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 25 (92.59%) Mathematics
2 22 (81.48%) Statistics
3 20 (74.07%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (70.37%) Algorithms
4 19 (70.37%) Degree
5 18 (66.67%) Physics
6 17 (62.96%) Machine Learning
7 16 (59.26%) Computer Science
8 15 (55.56%) Java
9 14 (51.85%) Analytics
9 14 (51.85%) Data Mining
10 13 (48.15%) Bayesian Methods
10 13 (48.15%) C++
11 10 (37.04%) C#
11 10 (37.04%) .NET
11 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
12 9 (33.33%) R
12 9 (33.33%) PhD
12 9 (33.33%) Python
13 8 (29.63%) SQL
13 8 (29.63%) Applied Mathematics
13 8 (29.63%) Data Analysis
14 7 (25.93%) SAS
14 7 (25.93%) Statistical Modelling
14 7 (25.93%) Visualisation
15 5 (18.52%) Data Structures
15 5 (18.52%) Signal Processing
15 5 (18.52%) QA
15 5 (18.52%) Big Data
16 4 (14.81%) Hadoop

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (25.93%) SAS
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) SPSS
2 3 (11.11%) CPLEX
3 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) Data Mining
2 5 (18.52%) Big Data
3 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
4 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
1 4 (14.81%) Marketing
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) .NET
1 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (92.59%) Mathematics
2 22 (81.48%) Statistics
3 20 (74.07%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (70.37%) Algorithms
5 18 (66.67%) Physics
6 16 (59.26%) Computer Science
7 8 (29.63%) Applied Mathematics
8 7 (25.93%) Visualisation
9 5 (18.52%) Data Structures
10 4 (14.81%) Open Source
11 3 (11.11%) Digital Media
11 3 (11.11%) Chemistry
11 3 (11.11%) Psychology
11 3 (11.11%) Informatics
11 3 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (11.11%) Neural Network
11 3 (11.11%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Machine Learning
2 14 (51.85%) Analytics
3 13 (48.15%) Bayesian Methods
4 8 (29.63%) Data Analysis
5 7 (25.93%) Statistical Modelling
6 5 (18.52%) Signal Processing
7 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
8 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Operations Research
8 3 (11.11%) Logistic Regression
8 3 (11.11%) Cluster Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Biostatistics
8 3 (11.11%) Monte Carlo Method
8 3 (11.11%) Bioinformatics
8 3 (11.11%) Predictive Modelling
8 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 3 (11.11%) Econometrics
8 3 (11.11%) Business Analytics
8 3 (11.11%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) C++
3 10 (37.04%) C#
4 9 (33.33%) Python
4 9 (33.33%) R
5 8 (29.63%) SQL
6 4 (14.81%) C
6 4 (14.81%) MATLAB
7 3 (11.11%) Ruby
7 3 (11.11%) Clojure
8 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) Degree
2 9 (33.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
Cambridgeshire
DP Connect
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£50,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Herts - commutable from London
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£50,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago