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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 249 259 254
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 4 3 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.064% 0.041% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.042% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 19
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £50,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £53,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +19.44%
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
6061 7059 7600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.28% 96.12% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5183 5968 6232
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +8 3 £62,500 +25.00%
Essex - 1 £35,000 -
Data Scientist
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) Python
1 6 (66.67%) Machine Learning
2 5 (55.56%) Statistics
2 5 (55.56%) Algorithms
2 5 (55.56%) PhD
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 4 (44.44%) Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Data Mining
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) Physics
5 2 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (22.22%) Big Data
6 1 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) Ontologies
6 1 (11.11%) Distributed Algorithms
6 1 (11.11%) Deep Learning
6 1 (11.11%) Anomaly Detection
6 1 (11.11%) Bayesian Methods
6 1 (11.11%) Time Series Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) MLlib
6 1 (11.11%) Fraud Detection
6 1 (11.11%) Behavioural Analytics

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 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 2 (22.22%) Big Data
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) DB2
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) Text Mining
General
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (11.11%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Algorithms
1 5 (55.56%) Statistics
2 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Physics
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (11.11%) Economics
5 1 (11.11%) Informatics
5 1 (11.11%) Life Science
5 1 (11.11%) Ontologies
5 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Machine Learning
2 4 (44.44%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Anomaly Detection
4 1 (11.11%) Bayesian Methods
4 1 (11.11%) Behavioural Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Bioinformatics
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Deep Learning
4 1 (11.11%) Distributed Algorithms
4 1 (11.11%) Fraud Detection
4 1 (11.11%) Logistic Regression
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Time Series Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) R
5 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) PhD
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle