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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 399 455 474
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 45 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.084% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.087% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 39 16 7
Average salary £56,250 £53,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +26.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £31,250 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £75,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +23.52%
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
18752 20804 22607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.77% 96.97% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15967 16668 18038
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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
Oxfordshire - 15 £67,500 -
Surrey +7 12 £57,500 +64.28% 3
Hampshire +23 11 £45,000 -18.18%
Berkshire +12 3 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 54 (58.06%) Algorithms
2 51 (54.84%) SQL
3 45 (48.39%) R
3 45 (48.39%) Big Data
4 44 (47.31%) Machine Learning
5 43 (46.24%) Analytics
6 41 (44.09%) Python
7 38 (40.86%) Hadoop
8 35 (37.63%) Analytical Skills
9 31 (33.33%) Statistics
9 31 (33.33%) Degree
10 29 (31.18%) Java
11 27 (29.03%) Data Mining
12 24 (25.81%) C++
13 22 (23.66%) Apache Cassandra
14 19 (20.43%) Mathematics
15 18 (19.35%) MapReduce
15 18 (19.35%) Visualisation
15 18 (19.35%) Data Analysis
16 17 (18.28%) Computer Science
17 16 (17.20%) Physics
18 15 (16.13%) Splunk
18 15 (16.13%) Statistical Modelling
18 15 (16.13%) Data Analytics
19 14 (15.05%) MongoDB
19 14 (15.05%) MySQL
19 14 (15.05%) Business Intelligence
20 12 (12.90%) MATLAB
20 12 (12.90%) Marketing
21 11 (11.83%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 9 (9.68%) SAS
2 8 (8.60%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (5.38%) Apache Pig
4 3 (3.23%) Apache
4 3 (3.23%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.08%) IPython
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) SPSS
2 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.08%) GNU Octave
3 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) Internet
2 1 (1.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (48.39%) Big Data
2 38 (40.86%) Hadoop
3 27 (29.03%) Data Mining
4 22 (23.66%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (15.05%) MongoDB
5 14 (15.05%) MySQL
6 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
7 8 (8.60%) NoSQL
8 7 (7.53%) Apache Hive
9 5 (5.38%) CouchDB
9 5 (5.38%) Redis
9 5 (5.38%) Relational Database
10 3 (3.23%) PowerPivot
10 3 (3.23%) QlikView
10 3 (3.23%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.15%) GIS
11 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Power View
11 2 (2.15%) Power BI
11 2 (2.15%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (12.90%) Marketing
2 11 (11.83%) Finance
3 6 (6.45%) Banking
3 6 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.08%) Billing
4 1 (1.08%) Electronics
4 1 (1.08%) Games
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) Web Services
2 4 (4.30%) ELK Stack
3 3 (3.23%) Cascading
3 3 (3.23%) Kafka
3 3 (3.23%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (2.15%) JSON
4 2 (2.15%) REST
5 1 (1.08%) D3.js
5 1 (1.08%) NumPy
5 1 (1.08%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 54 (58.06%) Algorithms
2 35 (37.63%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (33.33%) Statistics
4 19 (20.43%) Mathematics
5 18 (19.35%) Visualisation
6 17 (18.28%) Computer Science
7 16 (17.20%) Physics
8 8 (8.60%) Data Structures
8 8 (8.60%) Neural Network
9 5 (5.38%) Data Conversion
9 5 (5.38%) Data Integration
9 5 (5.38%) Public Cloud
10 4 (4.30%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (3.23%) Economics
11 3 (3.23%) FMCG
12 2 (2.15%) Hedge funds
12 2 (2.15%) Internet of Things
12 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
13 1 (1.08%) Clustering
13 1 (1.08%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Android
1 5 (5.38%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.23%) Linux
2 3 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (47.31%) Machine Learning
2 43 (46.24%) Analytics
3 18 (19.35%) Data Analysis
3 18 (19.35%) MapReduce
4 15 (16.13%) Data Analytics
4 15 (16.13%) Statistical Modelling
5 14 (15.05%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (11.83%) Software Engineering
7 9 (9.68%) Big Data Analytics
7 9 (9.68%) Open Source
8 7 (7.53%) Predictive Modelling
9 6 (6.45%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (5.38%) Customer Insight
10 5 (5.38%) Data Governance
10 5 (5.38%) Data Management
10 5 (5.38%) ETL
10 5 (5.38%) Logistic Regression
10 5 (5.38%) OO
Programming Languages
1 51 (54.84%) SQL
2 45 (48.39%) R
3 41 (44.09%) Python
4 29 (31.18%) Java
5 24 (25.81%) C++
6 12 (12.90%) MATLAB
7 10 (10.75%) C
8 6 (6.45%) Perl
8 6 (6.45%) Scala
9 5 (5.38%) C#
10 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
10 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.23%) VBA
11 2 (2.15%) Julia
Qualifications
1 31 (33.33%) Degree
2 10 (10.75%) PhD
3 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.15%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.08%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) Kibana
2 4 (4.30%) logstash
Vendors
1 15 (16.13%) Splunk
2 11 (11.83%) Tableau
3 8 (8.60%) Oracle
4 5 (5.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.30%) SAP
6 2 (2.15%) ESRI
7 1 (1.08%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.08%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.08%) Palantir
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £30k - 90k per year + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago