The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Data Scientist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Scientist
England / North West
Rank 209 221 257
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 40 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 0.22% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.23% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 35 5 2
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,500 £55,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £57,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5741 5330 6491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.60% 95.97% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4846 4484 5544
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Data Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Scientist
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Scientist across the North West region.

Data Scientist Salary Trend in the North West

Data Scientist
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Scientist across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Data Scientist Salary Histogram in the North West

Data Scientist
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 January 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
Manchester -13 27 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Cheshire - 2 £52,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £55,000 -
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 North West region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 61 (91.04%) Python
2 53 (79.10%) Analytics
3 52 (77.61%) R
4 50 (74.63%) Machine Learning
5 40 (59.70%) Statistics
6 37 (55.22%) Big Data
7 36 (53.73%) PhD
7 36 (53.73%) SQL
8 32 (47.76%) SAS
8 32 (47.76%) Mathematics
9 30 (44.78%) Data Mining
9 30 (44.78%) Algorithms
10 22 (32.84%) Data Analytics
10 22 (32.84%) Computer Science
11 20 (29.85%) Data Analysis
12 18 (26.87%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (26.87%) MATLAB
12 18 (26.87%) Bayesian Methods
12 18 (26.87%) Statistical Modelling
12 18 (26.87%) Hadoop
13 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (25.37%) Marketing
14 16 (23.88%) Stata
14 16 (23.88%) SPSS
15 14 (20.90%) Physics
15 14 (20.90%) Neural Network
15 14 (20.90%) Relational Database
16 13 (19.40%) Visualisation
16 13 (19.40%) Cluster Analysis
17 12 (17.91%) NoSQL

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 32 (47.76%) SAS
2 10 (14.93%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.48%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.49%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (23.88%) SPSS
1 16 (23.88%) Stata
2 3 (4.48%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) Data Lake Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (55.22%) Big Data
2 30 (44.78%) Data Mining
3 18 (26.87%) Hadoop
4 14 (20.90%) Relational Database
5 12 (17.91%) NoSQL
6 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
7 5 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (5.97%) Apache Hive
8 4 (5.97%) Data Lake
9 3 (4.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
9 3 (4.48%) MySQL
9 3 (4.48%) QlikView
9 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.99%) HBase
11 1 (1.49%) Amazon QuickSight
11 1 (1.49%) Power BI
11 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (25.37%) Marketing
2 9 (13.43%) Retail
3 7 (10.45%) Advertising
4 3 (4.48%) Games
5 1 (1.49%) Electronics
5 1 (1.49%) Finance
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) Celery
1 6 (8.96%) Django
2 3 (4.48%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 40 (59.70%) Statistics
2 32 (47.76%) Mathematics
3 30 (44.78%) Algorithms
4 22 (32.84%) Computer Science
5 14 (20.90%) Neural Network
5 14 (20.90%) Physics
6 13 (19.40%) Visualisation
7 12 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (10.45%) Credit Risk
8 7 (10.45%) Psychology
9 3 (4.48%) Economics
9 3 (4.48%) Social Media
10 2 (2.99%) Artificial Intelligence
11 1 (1.49%) Applied Mathematics
11 1 (1.49%) Data Extraction
11 1 (1.49%) Data Integration
11 1 (1.49%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (79.10%) Analytics
2 50 (74.63%) Machine Learning
3 22 (32.84%) Data Analytics
4 20 (29.85%) Data Analysis
5 18 (26.87%) Bayesian Methods
5 18 (26.87%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (26.87%) Statistical Modelling
6 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (19.40%) Cluster Analysis
8 12 (17.91%) E-Commerce
8 12 (17.91%) Predictive Modelling
9 10 (14.93%) Neuroscience
9 10 (14.93%) Open Source
9 10 (14.93%) Stochastic Modelling
10 8 (11.94%) Big Data Analytics
10 8 (11.94%) Operations Research
11 7 (10.45%) Non-Linear Programming
11 7 (10.45%) Test Strategy
11 7 (10.45%) Validation
11 7 (10.45%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 61 (91.04%) Python
2 52 (77.61%) R
3 36 (53.73%) SQL
4 18 (26.87%) MATLAB
5 10 (14.93%) Perl
6 7 (10.45%) Java
6 7 (10.45%) Scala
7 6 (8.96%) C
8 5 (7.46%) C++
9 4 (5.97%) C#
10 2 (2.99%) VBA
11 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (53.73%) PhD
2 12 (17.91%) Degree
3 2 (2.99%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) Cloudera
1 6 (8.96%) Hortonworks
2 3 (4.48%) Informatica
2 3 (4.48%) Tableau
2 3 (4.48%) Talend
2 3 (4.48%) Vertica
3 2 (2.99%) Splunk
3 2 (2.99%) Teradata
4 1 (1.49%) Alteryx
4 1 (1.49%) SAP
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