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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 261 275 272
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 5 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.072% 0.066% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.068% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 14
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +23.52%
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
6692 7393 8387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.71% 97.57% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5507 6054 6962
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 30 April 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 -1 4 £50,000 -4.76%
Hertfordshire +19 1 £55,000 -12.00%
Data Scientist
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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%) Analytics
2 7 (58.33%) Algorithms
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Python
3 6 (50.00%) Statistics
3 6 (50.00%) Machine Learning
4 5 (41.67%) Visualisation
4 5 (41.67%) Operations Research
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) MATLAB
5 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) C++
5 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 4 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
5 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) Apache Spark
6 3 (25.00%) Scala
6 3 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
6 3 (25.00%) R
6 3 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
6 3 (25.00%) PhD
6 3 (25.00%) VBA
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
7 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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
2 1 (8.33%) 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%) Big Data
1 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) Flink
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) HBase
2 1 (8.33%) Mahout
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Text Mining
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (16.67%) MLlib
3 1 (8.33%) Cascading
3 1 (8.33%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Algorithms
2 6 (50.00%) Statistics
3 5 (41.67%) Visualisation
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
5 1 (8.33%) Economics
5 1 (8.33%) Informatics
5 1 (8.33%) Ontologies
5 1 (8.33%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Analytics
2 6 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 5 (41.67%) Operations Research
4 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
5 3 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (16.67%) Anomaly Detection
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) Logistic Regression
6 2 (16.67%) Revenue Management
6 2 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Data Management
7 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (8.33%) Multivariate Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Predictive Analytics
7 1 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) Quantitative Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (41.67%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) MATLAB
5 3 (25.00%) R
5 3 (25.00%) Scala
5 3 (25.00%) VBA
6 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) IBM
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Tableau