The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Scientist role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 214 253 251
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 15 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.014% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.015% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 2
Average salary £42,500 £60,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £60,000 £41,200
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £60,000 £50,800
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
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
5382 6806 6379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.04% 96.58% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4503 5759 5348
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Scientist in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
Manchester +30 13 £35,000 -41.66% 1
Cheshire - 2 £42,500 -
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 18 (90.00%) Algorithms
2 15 (75.00%) Python
3 13 (65.00%) Mathematics
3 13 (65.00%) Analytics
4 12 (60.00%) Physics
5 11 (55.00%) Degree
6 10 (50.00%) Statistics
6 10 (50.00%) Big Data
7 9 (45.00%) Statistical Modelling
8 8 (40.00%) Data Analytics
8 8 (40.00%) Machine Learning
8 8 (40.00%) R
8 8 (40.00%) PhD
8 8 (40.00%) SQL
9 7 (35.00%) Data Mining
10 6 (30.00%) Java
11 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (20.00%) Retail
12 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
13 3 (15.00%) Bioinformatics
13 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
13 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (15.00%) Advertising
13 3 (15.00%) Telematics
13 3 (15.00%) Product Management
13 3 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
14 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
14 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
14 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) Big Data
2 7 (35.00%) Data Mining
3 3 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.00%) Spotfire
4 2 (10.00%) Text Mining
General
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 3 (15.00%) Advertising
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Natural Language Processing
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 18 (90.00%) Algorithms
2 13 (65.00%) Mathematics
3 12 (60.00%) Physics
4 10 (50.00%) Statistics
5 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.00%) Telematics
7 2 (10.00%) Economics
7 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (10.00%) Social Media
7 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
8 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Android
1 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Analytics
2 9 (45.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 8 (40.00%) Data Analytics
3 8 (40.00%) Machine Learning
4 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Bioinformatics
5 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.00%) Product Management
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Data Management
6 2 (10.00%) Display Advertising
6 2 (10.00%) Econometrics
6 2 (10.00%) Functional Programming
6 2 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) Quantitative Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Anomaly Detection
7 1 (5.00%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (5.00%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Python
2 8 (40.00%) R
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) APL
4 2 (10.00%) C
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Degree
2 8 (40.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Tableau
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