The first table below looks at the demand for the Data Scientist role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Scientist
Rank - 154 149
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.031% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.032% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £31,389
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £60,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-37.50% -25.00%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3486 3091 2984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.93% 95.90% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2299 2030 2099
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
Data Scientist
UK

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Data Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Scientist
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Data Scientist Salary Trend in Scotland

Data Scientist
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) MapReduce

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java