The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Scientist
Rank - 431 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - 0.018% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.019% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £60,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -25.00%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21467 20915 22118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.83% 95.01% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17159 17230 18906
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Data Scientist
England

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Statistics
1 6 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 6 (100.00%) Big Data
2 5 (83.33%) Analytics
2 5 (83.33%) MATLAB
2 5 (83.33%) Data Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) Games
3 4 (66.67%) MySQL
3 4 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Data Analytics
3 4 (66.67%) Hadoop
3 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
3 4 (66.67%) R
4 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Neural Network
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) PhD
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Pattern Recognition

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Big Data
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (66.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Statistics
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Neural Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 5 (83.33%) Analytics
2 5 (83.33%) Data Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) Data Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Pattern Recognition
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) MATLAB
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) R
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) PhD