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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 223 245 262
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 9 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.078% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.081% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 2
Median salary £45,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £43,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.88%
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
5398 6169 6868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.51% 96.71% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4577 5035 5529
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +7 9 £45,000 -10.44% 4
Data Scientist
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 15 (65.22%) Machine Learning
2 14 (60.87%) Algorithms
3 13 (56.52%) Python
3 13 (56.52%) PhD
4 11 (47.83%) Statistics
4 11 (47.83%) Degree
5 10 (43.48%) SQL
5 10 (43.48%) Big Data
6 9 (39.13%) Analytics
6 9 (39.13%) Mathematics
7 8 (34.78%) Marketing
7 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (30.43%) Data Analysis
8 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (26.09%) Data Mining
9 6 (26.09%) R
9 6 (26.09%) Statistical Modelling
10 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
10 5 (21.74%) Java
10 5 (21.74%) Finance
10 5 (21.74%) Data Management
11 4 (17.39%) C
11 4 (17.39%) Visualisation
11 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (17.39%) Product Management
11 4 (17.39%) Spotfire
11 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
12 3 (13.04%) Process Improvement
12 3 (13.04%) Prototyping
12 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing

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 2 (8.70%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) Big Data
2 6 (26.09%) Data Mining
3 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
4 4 (17.39%) Spotfire
5 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (8.70%) Text Mining
6 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
General
1 8 (34.78%) Marketing
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Advertising
3 3 (13.04%) Electronics
3 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.70%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Banking
5 1 (4.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Natural Language Processing
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) NumPy
2 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Algorithms
2 11 (47.83%) Statistics
3 9 (39.13%) Mathematics
4 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
5 4 (17.39%) Visualisation
6 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
6 3 (13.04%) Neural Network
6 3 (13.04%) Physics
7 2 (8.70%) Social Media
7 2 (8.70%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Android
1 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Machine Learning
2 9 (39.13%) Analytics
3 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (30.43%) Data Analysis
4 6 (26.09%) Statistical Modelling
5 5 (21.74%) Data Management
6 4 (17.39%) Product Management
7 3 (13.04%) Bioinformatics
7 3 (13.04%) Business Process Improvement
7 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
7 3 (13.04%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (13.04%) Process Improvement
7 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
7 3 (13.04%) Prototyping
7 3 (13.04%) Regression Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.70%) Data Analytics
8 2 (8.70%) Data Munging
8 2 (8.70%) Econometrics
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Python
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) R
4 5 (21.74%) Java
5 4 (17.39%) C
6 3 (13.04%) C++
6 3 (13.04%) MATLAB
6 3 (13.04%) Perl
7 2 (8.70%) C#
7 2 (8.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) PhD
2 11 (47.83%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) SAP
2 2 (8.70%) Tableau
2 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
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