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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 433 458 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 18 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.084% 0.034% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.036% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 0
Average salary £53,750 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.47% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -22.72%
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
20356 22430 21702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.96% 94.77% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16382 17934 17955
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 £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Berkshire - 6 £65,000 - 1
Hampshire -2 5 £55,000 +100.00%
East Sussex - 4 £35,000 -
Kent - 2 £25,750 - 1
Surrey +12 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (61.54%) SQL
1 16 (61.54%) R
2 14 (53.85%) Python
3 12 (46.15%) Degree
3 12 (46.15%) Analytics
3 12 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (38.46%) Mathematics
4 10 (38.46%) Statistics
4 10 (38.46%) Data Modelling
5 9 (34.62%) Data Mining
5 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
6 8 (30.77%) PhD
6 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (30.77%) Algorithms
6 8 (30.77%) Big Data
7 7 (26.92%) Hadoop
8 6 (23.08%) SAS
8 6 (23.08%) Machine Learning
8 6 (23.08%) Tableau
8 6 (23.08%) Statistical Modelling
9 5 (19.23%) Open Source
9 5 (19.23%) Marketing
9 5 (19.23%) Logistic Regression
10 4 (15.38%) QlikView
10 4 (15.38%) Use Case
10 4 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
10 4 (15.38%) Economics
10 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (15.38%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (23.08%) SAS
2 4 (15.38%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SPSS
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Google Analytics
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) Data Mining
2 8 (30.77%) Big Data
3 7 (26.92%) Hadoop
4 4 (15.38%) Apache Hive
4 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (15.38%) QlikView
5 3 (11.54%) MySQL
6 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (19.23%) Marketing
2 3 (11.54%) Games
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Local Government
4 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (38.46%) Statistics
2 10 (38.46%) Mathematics
3 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
4 8 (30.77%) Algorithms
5 5 (19.23%) Open Source
6 4 (15.38%) Economics
7 3 (11.54%) Physics
7 3 (11.54%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
9 1 (3.85%) Neural Network
9 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Analytics
2 10 (38.46%) Data Modelling
3 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (23.08%) Statistical Modelling
4 6 (23.08%) Machine Learning
5 5 (19.23%) Logistic Regression
6 4 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Use Case
7 3 (11.54%) ETL
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Big Data Analytics
7 3 (11.54%) Data Transformation
7 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.69%) Cyber Security
8 2 (7.69%) Data Analytics
8 2 (7.69%) Procedural Programming
8 2 (7.69%) Line Management
8 2 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) SQL
1 16 (61.54%) R
2 14 (53.85%) Python
3 4 (15.38%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) C#
4 3 (11.54%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 2 (7.69%) MATLAB
5 2 (7.69%) VBA
5 2 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Degree
2 8 (30.77%) PhD
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Tableau
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Google
3 3 (11.54%) Facebook
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
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