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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 410 442 470
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 26 28 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.13% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 2
Median salary £55,000 £37,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+48.64% -12.94%
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.88%
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
17700 20708 22353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.92% 97.10% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15103 16876 18054
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 June 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 June 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 - 13 £67,500 - 3
Surrey +25 7 £58,750 +30.55%
Hampshire -13 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 June 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 42 (58.33%) R
2 41 (56.94%) SQL
2 41 (56.94%) Algorithms
3 39 (54.17%) Machine Learning
4 38 (52.78%) Python
5 36 (50.00%) Big Data
6 31 (43.06%) Java
7 29 (40.28%) Analytics
8 28 (38.89%) Statistics
9 27 (37.50%) Hadoop
10 23 (31.94%) C++
10 23 (31.94%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (25.00%) MapReduce
12 17 (23.61%) Degree
12 17 (23.61%) Software Engineering
13 16 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (20.83%) Data Analysis
14 15 (20.83%) Data Mining
15 14 (19.44%) Open Source
15 14 (19.44%) Mathematics
15 14 (19.44%) Data Analytics
16 13 (18.06%) Apache Spark
17 11 (15.28%) Data Structures
17 11 (15.28%) Statistical Modelling
17 11 (15.28%) Physics
17 11 (15.28%) Computer Science
17 11 (15.28%) Visualisation
18 10 (13.89%) C
19 9 (12.50%) Perl
20 8 (11.11%) MySQL

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 13 (18.06%) Apache Spark
2 6 (8.33%) Apache
2 6 (8.33%) Apache Pig
3 5 (6.94%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.39%) IPython
4 1 (1.39%) SAS
Business Applications
1 7 (9.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (50.00%) Big Data
2 27 (37.50%) Hadoop
3 16 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 15 (20.83%) Data Mining
5 8 (11.11%) MySQL
6 6 (8.33%) Apache Hive
6 6 (8.33%) RDBMS
6 6 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 5 (6.94%) MongoDB
8 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.39%) QlikView
10 1 (1.39%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
1 8 (11.11%) Marketing
2 5 (6.94%) Retail
3 2 (2.78%) Electronics
3 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) Natural Language Processing
2 6 (8.33%) Cascading
2 6 (8.33%) Kafka
3 5 (6.94%) Lucene
3 5 (6.94%) Web Services
4 4 (5.56%) ELK Stack
5 2 (2.78%) JSON
5 2 (2.78%) REST
5 2 (2.78%) scikit-learn
6 1 (1.39%) .NET
6 1 (1.39%) D3.js
6 1 (1.39%) NumPy
6 1 (1.39%) Pandas
6 1 (1.39%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 41 (56.94%) Algorithms
2 28 (38.89%) Statistics
3 23 (31.94%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (19.44%) Mathematics
5 11 (15.28%) Computer Science
5 11 (15.28%) Data Structures
5 11 (15.28%) Physics
5 11 (15.28%) Visualisation
6 7 (9.72%) Artificial Intelligence
7 6 (8.33%) Neural Network
8 2 (2.78%) Economics
8 2 (2.78%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.78%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.39%) Clustering
9 1 (1.39%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Linux
1 6 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.17%) Machine Learning
2 29 (40.28%) Analytics
3 18 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 17 (23.61%) Software Engineering
5 15 (20.83%) Data Analysis
6 14 (19.44%) Data Analytics
6 14 (19.44%) Open Source
7 11 (15.28%) Statistical Modelling
8 8 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
9 7 (9.72%) Statistical Analysis
10 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (8.33%) Logistic Regression
10 6 (8.33%) Open Source Development
10 6 (8.33%) Parallel Computing
10 6 (8.33%) Propensity Modelling
11 5 (6.94%) Data Munging
11 5 (6.94%) Data Visualisation
11 5 (6.94%) Linear Algebra
Programming Languages
1 42 (58.33%) R
2 41 (56.94%) SQL
3 38 (52.78%) Python
4 31 (43.06%) Java
5 23 (31.94%) C++
6 10 (13.89%) C
7 9 (12.50%) Perl
8 8 (11.11%) MATLAB
9 6 (8.33%) C#
9 6 (8.33%) Shell Script
10 4 (5.56%) Scala
11 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
12 2 (2.78%) Julia
12 2 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (23.61%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) PhD
3 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.39%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Docker
1 5 (6.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Kibana
2 4 (5.56%) logstash
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) SAP
2 5 (6.94%) Cloudera
2 5 (6.94%) Hortonworks
2 5 (6.94%) IBM
2 5 (6.94%) Tableau
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle
3 3 (4.17%) Splunk
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
Oxfordshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: up to £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago