The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Data Scientist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Scientist
England / East of England
Rank 228 253 266
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 12 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 9
Median salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,080 £42,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,480 £63,750 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £54,250 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+8.50% -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 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
5659 6938 7136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.36% 96.74% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4619 5636 5808
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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 23 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norfolk -13 6 £49,675 +41.92%
Cambridgeshire +6 5 £62,500 +25.00% 3
Hertfordshire +15 1 £52,500 -16.00%
Data Scientist
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 17 (85.00%) Python
1 17 (85.00%) Mathematics
2 16 (80.00%) Analytics
2 16 (80.00%) SQL
3 15 (75.00%) Machine Learning
4 14 (70.00%) R
5 12 (60.00%) Oracle
6 11 (55.00%) Big Data
6 11 (55.00%) Statistics
7 9 (45.00%) Degree
7 9 (45.00%) Data Modelling
8 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (40.00%) Unix
8 8 (40.00%) Hadoop
8 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (35.00%) Apache Spark
9 7 (35.00%) Lumira
9 7 (35.00%) Spotfire
9 7 (35.00%) Oracle APEX
9 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (35.00%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (35.00%) Predictive Modelling
9 7 (35.00%) XML
9 7 (35.00%) VBA
9 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (35.00%) PL/SQL
9 7 (35.00%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (35.00%) ETL
10 6 (30.00%) Finance
10 6 (30.00%) PhD

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (35.00%) Apache Spark
2 5 (25.00%) SAS
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Pig
3 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) Big Data
2 8 (40.00%) Hadoop
3 7 (35.00%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (35.00%) Lumira
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (35.00%) Spotfire
4 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (10.00%) Apache Hive
5 2 (10.00%) Data Lake
5 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (10.00%) Presto
5 2 (10.00%) SAP BW
6 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) D3.js
3 2 (10.00%) MLlib
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Flex
4 1 (5.00%) scikit-learn
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (30.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (15.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Mathematics
2 16 (80.00%) Analytics
3 15 (75.00%) Machine Learning
4 11 (55.00%) Statistics
5 9 (45.00%) Data Modelling
6 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (35.00%) ETL
7 7 (35.00%) Predictive Modelling
7 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (25.00%) Data Analytics
8 5 (25.00%) Decision Tree
8 5 (25.00%) Neural Network
8 5 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
8 5 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
8 5 (25.00%) Visualisation
9 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
9 4 (20.00%) Physics
10 2 (10.00%) Bioinformatics
10 2 (10.00%) Business Process Analysis
10 2 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) Python
2 16 (80.00%) SQL
3 14 (70.00%) R
4 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (35.00%) PL/SQL
4 7 (35.00%) VBA
5 3 (15.00%) MATLAB
6 2 (10.00%) Clojure
6 2 (10.00%) Java
6 2 (10.00%) Ruby
7 1 (5.00%) C
7 1 (5.00%) C#
7 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
2 6 (30.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Tableau
3 2 (10.00%) Cognos
3 2 (10.00%) Google
3 2 (10.00%) Hyperion
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
Cambridge
Centrica
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago