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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 422 433 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 19 23 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 0
Median salary £53,750 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.47% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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
17951 20114 21982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.18% 96.79% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15265 16515 17511
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 8 £50,000 -
Surrey +27 3 - - 1
Berkshire -2 1 £52,500 -12.50%
Hampshire -10 1 £52,500 +23.52%
Data Scientist
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 40 (64.52%) Machine Learning
2 39 (62.90%) Algorithms
3 37 (59.68%) Big Data
3 37 (59.68%) SQL
4 36 (58.06%) Python
4 36 (58.06%) R
5 31 (50.00%) Analytics
6 27 (43.55%) Statistics
7 26 (41.94%) Java
8 25 (40.32%) Hadoop
9 23 (37.10%) C++
10 18 (29.03%) Software Engineering
10 18 (29.03%) MapReduce
11 14 (22.58%) Statistical Modelling
11 14 (22.58%) Data Analytics
11 14 (22.58%) Open Source
11 14 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (22.58%) Apache Spark
12 13 (20.97%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (19.35%) Visualisation
13 12 (19.35%) Data Analysis
13 12 (19.35%) Data Mining
14 11 (17.74%) C
14 11 (17.74%) Degree
14 11 (17.74%) Mathematics
14 11 (17.74%) Physics
14 11 (17.74%) Data Structures
15 9 (14.52%) Perl
15 9 (14.52%) Neural Network
16 8 (12.90%) Statistical Analysis

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 14 (22.58%) Apache Spark
2 6 (9.68%) Apache
2 6 (9.68%) Apache Pig
3 5 (8.06%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.61%) SAS
Business Applications
1 7 (11.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (59.68%) Big Data
2 25 (40.32%) Hadoop
3 13 (20.97%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (19.35%) Data Mining
5 8 (12.90%) MySQL
6 6 (9.68%) Apache Hive
6 6 (9.68%) RDBMS
6 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
7 4 (6.45%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.61%) QlikView
9 1 (1.61%) Spotfire
9 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Marketing
2 6 (9.68%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Electronics
3 2 (3.23%) Games
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) Natural Language Processing
2 6 (9.68%) Cascading
2 6 (9.68%) Kafka
2 6 (9.68%) Lucene
3 5 (8.06%) Web Services
4 4 (6.45%) ELK Stack
5 2 (3.23%) JSON
5 2 (3.23%) REST
5 2 (3.23%) scikit-learn
6 1 (1.61%) .NET
6 1 (1.61%) D3.js
6 1 (1.61%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 39 (62.90%) Algorithms
2 27 (43.55%) Statistics
3 14 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (19.35%) Visualisation
5 11 (17.74%) Data Structures
5 11 (17.74%) Mathematics
5 11 (17.74%) Physics
6 9 (14.52%) Neural Network
7 7 (11.29%) Computer Science
8 6 (9.68%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (3.23%) Economics
9 2 (3.23%) Hedge funds
9 2 (3.23%) Internet of Things
10 1 (1.61%) Clustering
10 1 (1.61%) Credit Risk
10 1 (1.61%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Linux
1 6 (9.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (64.52%) Machine Learning
2 31 (50.00%) Analytics
3 18 (29.03%) MapReduce
3 18 (29.03%) Software Engineering
4 14 (22.58%) Data Analytics
4 14 (22.58%) Open Source
4 14 (22.58%) Statistical Modelling
5 12 (19.35%) Data Analysis
6 8 (12.90%) Big Data Analytics
6 8 (12.90%) Statistical Analysis
7 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (11.29%) Propensity Modelling
8 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.68%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (9.68%) Logistic Regression
8 6 (9.68%) Open Source Development
8 6 (9.68%) Parallel Computing
9 5 (8.06%) Data Munging
9 5 (8.06%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 37 (59.68%) SQL
2 36 (58.06%) Python
2 36 (58.06%) R
3 26 (41.94%) Java
4 23 (37.10%) C++
5 11 (17.74%) C
6 9 (14.52%) Perl
7 6 (9.68%) C#
7 6 (9.68%) Shell Script
8 5 (8.06%) MATLAB
9 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.84%) VBA
10 2 (3.23%) Julia
11 1 (1.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Degree
2 6 (9.68%) PhD
3 2 (3.23%) Postgraduate
3 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Docker
1 6 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Kibana
2 4 (6.45%) logstash
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) SAP
2 6 (9.68%) Cloudera
2 6 (9.68%) Hortonworks
2 6 (9.68%) IBM
3 5 (8.06%) Tableau
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
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