The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Data Scientist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Scientist
England / South East
Rank 358 404 453
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 31 46 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.24% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.24% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 28 40 6
Median salary £58,500 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,450 £37,000 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £60,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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
14426 18941 19937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.79% 96.81% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11980 16112 16185
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Data Scientist in the job title.

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 19 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Oxfordshire +40 12 £61,750 +23.50% 2
Kent - 7 £45,000 -
Hampshire +13 5 £40,000 -20.00%
East Sussex - 3 £75,000 -
Buckinghamshire +15 2 £62,500 +31.57%
Berkshire +38 1 £65,000 +8.33%
Surrey +29 1 £57,500 +43.75% 3
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 South East region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 42 (73.68%) R
2 39 (68.42%) Python
3 32 (56.14%) SQL
3 32 (56.14%) Machine Learning
4 29 (50.88%) Big Data
5 28 (49.12%) Analytics
6 27 (47.37%) Degree
7 24 (42.11%) Mathematics
7 24 (42.11%) Java
8 23 (40.35%) Hadoop
9 18 (31.58%) Data Analysis
10 17 (29.82%) Data Analytics
10 17 (29.82%) Algorithms
11 16 (28.07%) PhD
12 15 (26.32%) C++
12 15 (26.32%) Statistics
12 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (22.81%) Physics
14 12 (21.05%) Statistical Modelling
15 11 (19.30%) NoSQL
15 11 (19.30%) Predictive Modelling
15 11 (19.30%) Apache Spark
15 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
16 10 (17.54%) MATLAB
16 10 (17.54%) Visualisation
17 9 (15.79%) Statistical Analysis
17 9 (15.79%) Operations Research
18 8 (14.04%) Data Mining
18 8 (14.04%) C
18 8 (14.04%) Data Visualisation

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (19.30%) Apache Spark
2 5 (8.77%) SAS
3 1 (1.75%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.75%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (50.88%) Big Data
2 23 (40.35%) Hadoop
3 11 (19.30%) NoSQL
4 8 (14.04%) Data Mining
5 7 (12.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (12.28%) MongoDB
6 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
7 4 (7.02%) Apache Hive
7 4 (7.02%) RDBMS
7 4 (7.02%) Spotfire
8 3 (5.26%) MySQL
8 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.51%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.75%) Power BI
10 1 (1.75%) QlikView
10 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (8.77%) Marketing
2 4 (7.02%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (7.02%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) Lucene
1 3 (5.26%) Natural Language Processing
1 3 (5.26%) Torch
2 1 (1.75%) Cascading
2 1 (1.75%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.11%) Mathematics
2 17 (29.82%) Algorithms
3 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (26.32%) Statistics
4 13 (22.81%) Physics
5 10 (17.54%) Visualisation
6 5 (8.77%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
6 5 (8.77%) Neural Network
7 4 (7.02%) Data Structures
7 4 (7.02%) Informatics
8 2 (3.51%) Biology
8 2 (3.51%) Chemistry
8 2 (3.51%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Unix
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) Machine Learning
2 28 (49.12%) Analytics
3 18 (31.58%) Data Analysis
4 17 (29.82%) Data Analytics
5 12 (21.05%) Statistical Modelling
6 11 (19.30%) Predictive Modelling
6 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
7 9 (15.79%) Operations Research
7 9 (15.79%) Statistical Analysis
8 8 (14.04%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (8.77%) Linear Algebra
9 5 (8.77%) MapReduce
10 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.02%) Data Munging
10 4 (7.02%) Open Source
10 4 (7.02%) Random Forest
10 4 (7.02%) SDLC
11 3 (5.26%) OO
11 3 (5.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 42 (73.68%) R
2 39 (68.42%) Python
3 32 (56.14%) SQL
4 24 (42.11%) Java
5 15 (26.32%) C++
6 10 (17.54%) MATLAB
7 8 (14.04%) C
8 6 (10.53%) PL/SQL
9 5 (8.77%) C#
9 5 (8.77%) Scala
10 4 (7.02%) VBA
11 3 (5.26%) Julia
12 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (47.37%) Degree
2 16 (28.07%) PhD
3 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.75%) SAS Certification
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Docker
1 3 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.51%) HDFS
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Oracle
2 4 (7.02%) IBM
3 3 (5.26%) Cloudera
3 3 (5.26%) Hortonworks
3 3 (5.26%) MapR
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) Tableau
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