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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 380 437 469
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 27 37 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.17% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.18% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 22 32 3
Median salary £58,500 £50,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
15695 20925 21297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.89% 97.03% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 13077 17659 16983
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +38 15 £58,500 +17.00% 4
Surrey +25 4 - -
East Sussex - 4 £75,000 -
Buckinghamshire +14 2 £51,250 +2.50% 1
Hampshire -4 2 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Data Scientist
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 34 (70.83%) R
2 33 (68.75%) Python
3 30 (62.50%) SQL
4 27 (56.25%) Machine Learning
4 27 (56.25%) Analytics
5 25 (52.08%) Big Data
6 24 (50.00%) Hadoop
7 20 (41.67%) Java
8 18 (37.50%) Degree
9 16 (33.33%) Data Analytics
10 15 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (29.17%) Apache Spark
12 13 (27.08%) Algorithms
12 13 (27.08%) Statistical Modelling
12 13 (27.08%) Mathematics
12 13 (27.08%) Software Engineering
13 12 (25.00%) Data Analysis
14 11 (22.92%) C++
14 11 (22.92%) NoSQL
15 9 (18.75%) Physics
15 9 (18.75%) Open Source
16 8 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
16 8 (16.67%) MongoDB
16 8 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
16 8 (16.67%) C
16 8 (16.67%) PhD
17 7 (14.58%) IBM
17 7 (14.58%) MATLAB
17 7 (14.58%) Lucene
17 7 (14.58%) Retail

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 (29.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.08%) Apache
2 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (52.08%) Big Data
2 24 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 11 (22.92%) NoSQL
4 8 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 6 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (12.50%) Data Mining
6 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
7 4 (8.33%) Apache Hive
7 4 (8.33%) MySQL
7 4 (8.33%) RDBMS
7 4 (8.33%) Spotfire
8 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (4.17%) Neo4j
10 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (14.58%) Retail
2 5 (10.42%) Marketing
3 4 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.17%) Finance
4 2 (4.17%) Games
4 2 (4.17%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) Lucene
2 3 (6.25%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (6.25%) Torch
3 1 (2.08%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (27.08%) Algorithms
2 13 (27.08%) Mathematics
3 9 (18.75%) Physics
4 7 (14.58%) Neural Network
5 6 (12.50%) Statistics
6 5 (10.42%) Visualisation
7 4 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (8.33%) Data Structures
7 4 (8.33%) Informatics
8 2 (4.17%) Biology
8 2 (4.17%) Chemistry
8 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
8 2 (4.17%) Credit Risk
9 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Unix
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Analytics
1 27 (56.25%) Machine Learning
2 16 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 13 (27.08%) Software Engineering
3 13 (27.08%) Statistical Modelling
4 12 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 9 (18.75%) Open Source
6 8 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
6 8 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
7 7 (14.58%) Big Data Analytics
8 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (8.33%) MapReduce
8 4 (8.33%) Operations Research
8 4 (8.33%) SDLC
9 3 (6.25%) Logistic Regression
9 3 (6.25%) OO
9 3 (6.25%) OOP
9 3 (6.25%) Predictive Analytics
9 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) R
2 33 (68.75%) Python
3 30 (62.50%) SQL
4 20 (41.67%) Java
5 11 (22.92%) C++
6 8 (16.67%) C
7 7 (14.58%) MATLAB
8 6 (12.50%) PL/SQL
9 5 (10.42%) C#
10 4 (8.33%) Scala
11 3 (6.25%) Julia
11 3 (6.25%) VBA
12 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) Degree
2 8 (16.67%) PhD
3 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Docker
1 7 (14.58%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.17%) HDFS
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Cloudera
1 7 (14.58%) Hortonworks
1 7 (14.58%) IBM
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) MapR
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum inc Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
High Wycombe
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Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per year
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