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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 398 457 433
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 50 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.048% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.049% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 43 9 10
Average salary £47,500 £65,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.92% +114.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £52,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £85,000 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
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
18584 20269 19415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.42% 97.08% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15911 16523 15406
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 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
Hampshire +25 17 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire +8 11 £51,250 -31.66% 1
Surrey +23 9 £40,000 -38.46% 3
Buckinghamshire - 8 £47,500 - 1
Oxfordshire -6 3 £50,000 -20.00%
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 48 (62.34%) SQL
2 47 (61.04%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (55.84%) Analytics
4 42 (54.55%) R
4 42 (54.55%) Machine Learning
5 35 (45.45%) Hadoop
6 34 (44.16%) Big Data
6 34 (44.16%) Python
7 33 (42.86%) Data Mining
8 32 (41.56%) Algorithms
9 22 (28.57%) Degree
10 21 (27.27%) SAS
11 18 (23.38%) Statistics
12 17 (22.08%) MATLAB
13 16 (20.78%) Data Analysis
14 15 (19.48%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (19.48%) Marketing
14 15 (19.48%) Computer Science
14 15 (19.48%) Splunk
15 14 (18.18%) Statistical Modelling
15 14 (18.18%) MongoDB
15 14 (18.18%) Visualisation
16 13 (16.88%) Apache Hive
16 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
17 11 (14.29%) Java
18 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
18 10 (12.99%) MySQL
18 10 (12.99%) Tableau
18 10 (12.99%) Open Source
18 10 (12.99%) Apache Cassandra

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (27.27%) SAS
2 7 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.60%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.30%) IPython
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) SPSS
2 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.30%) GNU Octave
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) HTTP
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (45.45%) Hadoop
2 34 (44.16%) Big Data
3 33 (42.86%) Data Mining
4 14 (18.18%) MongoDB
5 13 (16.88%) Apache Hive
5 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
6 10 (12.99%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (12.99%) MySQL
7 8 (10.39%) Relational Database
7 8 (10.39%) Text Mining
8 6 (7.79%) NoSQL
9 5 (6.49%) CouchDB
9 5 (6.49%) Redis
10 4 (5.19%) PowerPivot
11 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (3.90%) IBM BigInsights
11 3 (3.90%) QlikView
11 3 (3.90%) Star Schema
12 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Power View
12 2 (2.60%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (19.48%) Marketing
2 7 (9.09%) Finance
3 6 (7.79%) Banking
3 6 (7.79%) Retail
4 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Billing
5 1 (1.30%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) D3.js
1 1 (1.30%) NumPy
1 1 (1.30%) Pandas
1 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (61.04%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (41.56%) Algorithms
3 18 (23.38%) Statistics
4 15 (19.48%) Computer Science
5 14 (18.18%) Visualisation
6 10 (12.99%) Mathematics
7 7 (9.09%) Physics
8 5 (6.49%) Data Conversion
8 5 (6.49%) Data Integration
8 5 (6.49%) FMCG
8 5 (6.49%) Neural Network
8 5 (6.49%) Public Cloud
9 3 (3.90%) Life Science
10 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
11 1 (1.30%) Artificial Intelligence
11 1 (1.30%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.49%) Android
1 5 (6.49%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.19%) Unix
3 3 (3.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.84%) Analytics
2 42 (54.55%) Machine Learning
3 16 (20.78%) Data Analysis
4 15 (19.48%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (18.18%) Statistical Modelling
6 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.99%) Open Source
7 9 (11.69%) Predictive Modelling
8 8 (10.39%) Conjoint Analysis
8 8 (10.39%) Data Modelling
8 8 (10.39%) Logistic Regression
8 8 (10.39%) Quantitative Analysis
9 7 (9.09%) Big Data Analytics
9 7 (9.09%) Data Analytics
9 7 (9.09%) MapReduce
9 7 (9.09%) OO
9 7 (9.09%) OOP
10 6 (7.79%) Data Privacy
11 5 (6.49%) Data Governance
11 5 (6.49%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 48 (62.34%) SQL
2 42 (54.55%) R
3 34 (44.16%) Python
4 17 (22.08%) MATLAB
5 11 (14.29%) Java
6 6 (7.79%) Scala
7 5 (6.49%) C++
8 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.90%) Ruby
9 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.60%) VBA
11 1 (1.30%) C#
11 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (28.57%) Degree
2 8 (10.39%) PhD
3 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) Splunk
2 10 (12.99%) Tableau
3 9 (11.69%) Oracle
4 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.19%) Cloudera
6 3 (3.90%) Hortonworks
6 3 (3.90%) MapR
6 3 (3.90%) Netezza
6 3 (3.90%) Teradata
7 2 (2.60%) ESRI
8 1 (1.30%) Alteryx
8 1 (1.30%) Palantir
Buckinghamshire
Provide Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25k - £26k per annum + Pension 2:1 Life assurance 4x base
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benefits + 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Office for National Statistics
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
SLR Consultants
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package (Car, Bonus, Pension, Healt
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 10 days ago