The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Scientist role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 420 - 429
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 23 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% - 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% - 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 21 0 7
Average salary £45,000 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 - £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -25.00%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19673 21309 20287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.66% 94.78% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16421 16755 16735
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Data Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Data Scientist
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Data Scientist Salary Trend in the South East

Data Scientist
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Scientist across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Data Scientist Salary Histogram in the South East

Data Scientist
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
Hampshire - 11 £42,500 - 1
Surrey - 6 £62,000 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £60,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £26,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 2
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 39 (79.59%) R
2 34 (69.39%) SQL
3 31 (63.27%) Analytics
4 26 (53.06%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (46.94%) Python
5 23 (46.94%) Data Mining
6 21 (42.86%) SAS
6 21 (42.86%) Degree
7 20 (40.82%) Computer Science
7 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
8 19 (38.78%) SPSS
8 19 (38.78%) Statistics
9 18 (36.73%) Tableau
9 18 (36.73%) Hadoop
10 17 (34.69%) Statistical Modelling
10 17 (34.69%) Marketing
10 17 (34.69%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (32.65%) Logistic Regression
11 16 (32.65%) Big Data
12 15 (30.61%) Apache Hive
12 15 (30.61%) Mathematics
12 15 (30.61%) Data Modelling
13 14 (28.57%) Algorithms
14 13 (26.53%) VBA
14 13 (26.53%) QlikView
15 11 (22.45%) Data Analysis
16 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
16 10 (20.41%) CHAID
16 10 (20.41%) Multivariate Testing
16 10 (20.41%) Statistical Analysis

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 21 (42.86%) SAS
2 6 (12.24%) Apache Pig
3 4 (8.16%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.08%) Apache
5 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 19 (38.78%) SPSS
2 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
3 8 (16.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (10.20%) MS Office
5 4 (8.16%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
1 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.94%) Data Mining
2 18 (36.73%) Hadoop
3 16 (32.65%) Big Data
4 15 (30.61%) Apache Hive
5 13 (26.53%) QlikView
6 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
7 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (10.20%) Text Mining
8 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
8 4 (8.16%) MySQL
9 3 (6.12%) IBM BigInsights
10 2 (4.08%) Star Schema
11 1 (2.04%) Clementine
11 1 (2.04%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (34.69%) Marketing
2 3 (6.12%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Publishing
3 1 (2.04%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) SciPy
1 2 (4.08%) NumPy
1 2 (4.08%) Pandas
1 2 (4.08%) scikit-learn
2 1 (2.04%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 26 (53.06%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (40.82%) Computer Science
3 19 (38.78%) Statistics
4 15 (30.61%) Mathematics
5 14 (28.57%) Algorithms
6 9 (18.37%) Economics
7 8 (16.33%) Visualisation
8 5 (10.20%) Neural Network
9 3 (6.12%) Physics
9 3 (6.12%) Data Structures
10 2 (4.08%) FMCG
11 1 (2.04%) Internet of Things
11 1 (2.04%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) UNIX
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) Analytics
2 17 (34.69%) Statistical Modelling
2 17 (34.69%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (32.65%) Logistic Regression
4 15 (30.61%) Data Modelling
5 11 (22.45%) Data Analysis
6 10 (20.41%) Statistical Analysis
6 10 (20.41%) CHAID
6 10 (20.41%) Multivariate Testing
6 10 (20.41%) Open Source
7 9 (18.37%) Predictive Analytics
8 8 (16.33%) Predictive Modelling
8 8 (16.33%) Machine Learning
9 7 (14.29%) ETL
10 5 (10.20%) MapReduce
10 5 (10.20%) Dimensional Modelling
11 4 (8.16%) Quantitative Analysis
11 4 (8.16%) Conjoint Analysis
11 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (8.16%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 39 (79.59%) R
2 34 (69.39%) SQL
3 23 (46.94%) Python
4 13 (26.53%) VBA
5 9 (18.37%) MATLAB
6 4 (8.16%) Java
7 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.12%) Ruby
7 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (42.86%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
2 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) HDFS
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
2 18 (36.73%) Tableau
3 9 (18.37%) IBM
4 6 (12.24%) Oracle
5 4 (8.16%) RapidMiner
6 3 (6.12%) Hortonworks
6 3 (6.12%) Cloudera
6 3 (6.12%) MapR
6 3 (6.12%) Teradata
6 3 (6.12%) Netezza
7 1 (2.04%) Google
7 1 (2.04%) Facebook
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Yell
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000 per annum + Excellent bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago