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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 405 442 482
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 30 27 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.13% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.13% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 25 23 4
Median salary £60,000 £36,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+64.38% -14.11%
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.68% +11.76%
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
17679 20227 22676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.84% 97.07% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 14979 16338 18353
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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 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 30 May 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 30 May 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 - 14 £67,500 - 2
Surrey - 9 £57,500 -
Hampshire 0 5 £47,500 +30.13% 1
Berkshire +15 1 £55,000 -26.66%
Data Scientist
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 50 (60.24%) Algorithms
2 47 (56.63%) SQL
3 45 (54.22%) Big Data
4 42 (50.60%) Machine Learning
5 41 (49.40%) R
6 37 (44.58%) Python
6 37 (44.58%) Analytics
7 36 (43.37%) Hadoop
8 30 (36.14%) Statistics
8 30 (36.14%) Java
9 28 (33.73%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (30.12%) Degree
11 23 (27.71%) C++
11 23 (27.71%) Data Mining
12 21 (25.30%) Apache Cassandra
13 20 (24.10%) MapReduce
14 17 (20.48%) Mathematics
14 17 (20.48%) Visualisation
15 16 (19.28%) Data Analytics
15 16 (19.28%) Data Analysis
16 15 (18.07%) Statistical Modelling
17 14 (16.87%) Physics
17 14 (16.87%) Computer Science
18 13 (15.66%) Splunk
19 12 (14.46%) Software Engineering
19 12 (14.46%) MySQL
20 11 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
20 11 (13.25%) Open Source
20 11 (13.25%) MongoDB
20 11 (13.25%) Data Structures

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 8 (9.64%) Apache Spark
2 7 (8.43%) Apache Pig
2 7 (8.43%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (7.23%) Apache
4 4 (4.82%) SAS
5 1 (1.20%) IPython
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (54.22%) Big Data
2 36 (43.37%) Hadoop
3 23 (27.71%) Data Mining
4 21 (25.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (14.46%) MySQL
6 11 (13.25%) MongoDB
7 9 (10.84%) SQL Server
8 8 (9.64%) NoSQL
9 7 (8.43%) Apache Hive
10 6 (7.23%) RDBMS
10 6 (7.23%) Relational Database
11 5 (6.02%) CouchDB
11 5 (6.02%) Redis
12 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (1.20%) GIS
13 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Power View
13 1 (1.20%) Power BI
13 1 (1.20%) PowerPivot
13 1 (1.20%) QlikView
13 1 (1.20%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.20%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (12.05%) Marketing
2 7 (8.43%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Retail
3 6 (7.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Electronics
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) Natural Language Processing
2 6 (7.23%) Cascading
2 6 (7.23%) Kafka
3 5 (6.02%) Web Services
4 4 (4.82%) ELK Stack
5 2 (2.41%) JSON
5 2 (2.41%) REST
6 1 (1.20%) D3.js
6 1 (1.20%) Lucene
6 1 (1.20%) NumPy
6 1 (1.20%) Pandas
6 1 (1.20%) scikit-learn
6 1 (1.20%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 50 (60.24%) Algorithms
2 30 (36.14%) Statistics
3 28 (33.73%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (20.48%) Mathematics
4 17 (20.48%) Visualisation
5 14 (16.87%) Computer Science
5 14 (16.87%) Physics
6 11 (13.25%) Data Structures
7 10 (12.05%) Neural Network
8 7 (8.43%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (6.02%) Data Conversion
9 5 (6.02%) Data Integration
9 5 (6.02%) Public Cloud
10 2 (2.41%) Economics
10 2 (2.41%) Hedge funds
10 2 (2.41%) Internet of Things
11 1 (1.20%) Clustering
11 1 (1.20%) Informatics
11 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) Linux
1 6 (7.23%) Unix
2 5 (6.02%) Android
2 5 (6.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.60%) Machine Learning
2 37 (44.58%) Analytics
3 20 (24.10%) MapReduce
4 16 (19.28%) Data Analysis
4 16 (19.28%) Data Analytics
5 15 (18.07%) Statistical Modelling
6 12 (14.46%) Software Engineering
7 11 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (13.25%) Open Source
8 10 (12.05%) Big Data Analytics
9 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (7.23%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (7.23%) Logistic Regression
10 6 (7.23%) Open Source Development
10 6 (7.23%) Parallel Computing
10 6 (7.23%) Predictive Modelling
10 6 (7.23%) Propensity Modelling
11 5 (6.02%) Data Munging
11 5 (6.02%) Linear Algebra
11 5 (6.02%) Predictive Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (56.63%) SQL
2 41 (49.40%) R
3 37 (44.58%) Python
4 30 (36.14%) Java
5 23 (27.71%) C++
6 10 (12.05%) C
7 9 (10.84%) MATLAB
7 9 (10.84%) Perl
8 6 (7.23%) Shell Script
9 5 (6.02%) C#
9 5 (6.02%) Scala
10 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.41%) Julia
11 2 (2.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (30.12%) Degree
2 9 (10.84%) PhD
3 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.20%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) Kibana
2 4 (4.82%) logstash
Vendors
1 13 (15.66%) Splunk
2 8 (9.64%) Oracle
2 8 (9.64%) Tableau
3 7 (8.43%) SAP
4 2 (2.41%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.20%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.20%) ESRI
5 1 (1.20%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.20%) IBM
5 1 (1.20%) Palantir
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