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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 420 - 443
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 23 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% - 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% - 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 19 0 3
Average salary £42,500 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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
19689 21521 20964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.94% 95.02% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16229 17194 17286
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 £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 - 13 £42,500 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £60,000 -
Kent - 2 £25,000 -
Surrey - 2 £45,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £37,500 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 2
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 32 (74.42%) R
2 28 (65.12%) SQL
3 24 (55.81%) Degree
4 22 (51.16%) Analytics
5 19 (44.19%) Python
6 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
6 17 (39.53%) Computer Science
6 17 (39.53%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (37.21%) Tableau
7 16 (37.21%) Mathematics
7 16 (37.21%) Statistics
7 16 (37.21%) Data Mining
8 15 (34.88%) SPSS
9 14 (32.56%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (32.56%) Statistical Modelling
10 13 (30.23%) SAS
10 13 (30.23%) Marketing
11 12 (27.91%) Logistic Regression
11 12 (27.91%) Hadoop
11 12 (27.91%) Algorithms
12 11 (25.58%) Open Source
12 11 (25.58%) QlikView
12 11 (25.58%) Data Modelling
12 11 (25.58%) VBA
13 10 (23.26%) CHAID
13 10 (23.26%) Multivariate Testing
13 10 (23.26%) Big Data
14 9 (20.93%) Apache Hive
14 9 (20.93%) IBM
14 9 (20.93%) Economics

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (30.23%) SAS
2 7 (16.28%) Apache Pig
3 4 (9.30%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.65%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (34.88%) SPSS
2 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
3 6 (13.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (11.63%) MS Office
5 2 (4.65%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Google Analytics
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
1 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) Data Mining
2 12 (27.91%) Hadoop
3 11 (25.58%) QlikView
4 10 (23.26%) Big Data
5 9 (20.93%) Apache Hive
6 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
7 4 (9.30%) MySQL
8 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.33%) Text Mining
9 1 (2.33%) Clementine
9 1 (2.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (30.23%) Marketing
2 3 (6.98%) Games
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) SciPy
1 2 (4.65%) NumPy
1 2 (4.65%) Pandas
1 2 (4.65%) scikit-learn
2 1 (2.33%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (2.33%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Computer Science
1 17 (39.53%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (37.21%) Statistics
2 16 (37.21%) Mathematics
3 12 (27.91%) Algorithms
4 9 (20.93%) Economics
5 5 (11.63%) Neural Network
5 5 (11.63%) Data Structures
6 3 (6.98%) Physics
7 2 (4.65%) Visualisation
8 1 (2.33%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Analytics
2 14 (32.56%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (32.56%) Statistical Modelling
3 12 (27.91%) Logistic Regression
4 11 (25.58%) Data Modelling
4 11 (25.58%) Open Source
5 10 (23.26%) Multivariate Testing
5 10 (23.26%) CHAID
6 8 (18.60%) Statistical Analysis
7 7 (16.28%) Data Analysis
7 7 (16.28%) ETL
7 7 (16.28%) Predictive Analytics
8 6 (13.95%) Predictive Modelling
8 6 (13.95%) Machine Learning
9 5 (11.63%) Cyber Security
9 5 (11.63%) Dimensional Modelling
9 5 (11.63%) Operations Research
10 4 (9.30%) Data Management
10 4 (9.30%) MapReduce
10 4 (9.30%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) R
2 28 (65.12%) SQL
3 19 (44.19%) Python
4 11 (25.58%) VBA
5 5 (11.63%) Java
6 4 (9.30%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (55.81%) Degree
2 8 (18.60%) PhD
3 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) HDFS
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 16 (37.21%) Tableau
3 9 (20.93%) IBM
4 4 (9.30%) RapidMiner
5 3 (6.98%) Facebook
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle
5 3 (6.98%) Google
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