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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 221 258 254
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 19 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.061% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.063% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 3
Median salary £39,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.17% +4.54%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +22.58%
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 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
5722 6326 6913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.53% 96.89% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4792 5161 5555
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 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in the 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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 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
Manchester +6 16 £39,000 -32.17% 3
Cheshire - 3 £30,000 -
Data Scientist
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 North West region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 20 (62.50%) Machine Learning
2 18 (56.25%) Python
3 17 (53.13%) SQL
3 17 (53.13%) Algorithms
4 14 (43.75%) Analytics
4 14 (43.75%) PhD
5 13 (40.63%) Degree
6 12 (37.50%) R
7 11 (34.38%) Big Data
7 11 (34.38%) Mathematics
7 11 (34.38%) Statistics
8 10 (31.25%) Marketing
8 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (28.13%) Data Analysis
10 8 (25.00%) Data Modelling
10 8 (25.00%) Data Mining
10 8 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
11 6 (18.75%) Tableau
12 5 (15.63%) Actionable Insight
12 5 (15.63%) C
12 5 (15.63%) C++
12 5 (15.63%) Java
12 5 (15.63%) MATLAB
12 5 (15.63%) Finance
12 5 (15.63%) Data Management
12 5 (15.63%) Neural Network
12 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
12 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
13 4 (12.50%) Product Management

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 4 (12.50%) SAS
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) Big Data
2 8 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
4 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 4 (12.50%) Spotfire
5 2 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.13%) Data Lake
6 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.13%) Text Mining
General
1 10 (31.25%) Marketing
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Advertising
3 3 (9.38%) Electronics
3 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) Algorithms
2 11 (34.38%) Mathematics
2 11 (34.38%) Statistics
3 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
4 5 (15.63%) Neural Network
5 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 4 (12.50%) Physics
6 3 (9.38%) Visualisation
7 2 (6.25%) Credit Risk
7 2 (6.25%) Telematics
8 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Android
1 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Machine Learning
2 14 (43.75%) Analytics
3 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (28.13%) Data Analysis
5 8 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 8 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
6 5 (15.63%) Actionable Insight
6 5 (15.63%) Data Management
7 4 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
7 4 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (12.50%) Product Management
8 3 (9.38%) Bioinformatics
8 3 (9.38%) Business Process Improvement
8 3 (9.38%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (9.38%) Display Advertising
8 3 (9.38%) Process Improvement
8 3 (9.38%) Prototyping
8 3 (9.38%) Regression Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) Python
2 17 (53.13%) SQL
3 12 (37.50%) R
4 5 (15.63%) C
4 5 (15.63%) C++
4 5 (15.63%) Java
4 5 (15.63%) MATLAB
5 3 (9.38%) C#
5 3 (9.38%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) PhD
2 13 (40.63%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Tableau
2 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.13%) Alteryx
4 1 (3.13%) Teradata
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