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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 414 440 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 21 27 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 0
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
17039 20118 20961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.00% 96.59% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14264 16865 16385
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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 median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +7 7 £50,000 - 2
Surrey +14 4 - - 1
Berkshire +12 2 £52,500 -12.50%
Hampshire -4 2 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 1 £42,500 +63.46% 1
East Sussex - 1 £30,000 -
Data Scientist
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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%) Python
2 33 (68.75%) SQL
2 33 (68.75%) Hadoop
2 33 (68.75%) R
2 33 (68.75%) Machine Learning
3 30 (62.50%) Analytics
4 28 (58.33%) Java
5 26 (54.17%) Big Data
5 26 (54.17%) Algorithms
6 21 (43.75%) Apache Spark
7 18 (37.50%) Data Analytics
8 16 (33.33%) C++
9 15 (31.25%) MapReduce
9 15 (31.25%) Open Source
9 15 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (29.17%) Software Engineering
11 13 (27.08%) Neural Network
12 11 (22.92%) Data Analysis
12 11 (22.92%) Statistics
12 11 (22.92%) C
12 11 (22.92%) Statistical Modelling
13 10 (20.83%) Natural Language Processing
13 10 (20.83%) Unix
13 10 (20.83%) Statistical Analysis
14 9 (18.75%) Mathematics
14 9 (18.75%) Retail
14 9 (18.75%) Data Mining
14 9 (18.75%) IBM
14 9 (18.75%) Hortonworks
14 9 (18.75%) Cloudera

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 21 (43.75%) Apache Spark
2 7 (14.58%) Apache
3 6 (12.50%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (68.75%) Hadoop
2 26 (54.17%) Big Data
3 9 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (18.75%) Apache Hive
3 9 (18.75%) Data Mining
4 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 7 (14.58%) RDBMS
6 5 (10.42%) NoSQL
7 4 (8.33%) Spotfire
8 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
9 2 (4.17%) MySQL
9 2 (4.17%) Neo4j
9 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (18.75%) Retail
2 4 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Games
4 2 (4.17%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.08%) Electronics
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) Natural Language Processing
2 9 (18.75%) Lucene
3 7 (14.58%) Cascading
4 6 (12.50%) Kafka
5 2 (4.17%) scikit-learn
6 1 (2.08%) .NET
6 1 (2.08%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 26 (54.17%) Algorithms
2 15 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (27.08%) Neural Network
4 11 (22.92%) Statistics
5 9 (18.75%) Mathematics
6 8 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
7 7 (14.58%) Data Structures
8 4 (8.33%) Informatics
8 4 (8.33%) Physics
8 4 (8.33%) Visualisation
9 2 (4.17%) Biology
9 2 (4.17%) Chemistry
9 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
10 1 (2.08%) Clustering
10 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
10 1 (2.08%) Internet of Things
10 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Unix
2 7 (14.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Machine Learning
2 30 (62.50%) Analytics
3 18 (37.50%) Data Analytics
4 15 (31.25%) MapReduce
4 15 (31.25%) Open Source
5 14 (29.17%) Software Engineering
6 11 (22.92%) Data Analysis
6 11 (22.92%) Statistical Modelling
7 10 (20.83%) Statistical Analysis
8 9 (18.75%) Big Data Analytics
8 9 (18.75%) Logistic Regression
9 8 (16.67%) Propensity Modelling
10 7 (14.58%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (14.58%) Open Source Development
10 7 (14.58%) Parallel Computing
11 6 (12.50%) Business Development
12 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
13 4 (8.33%) SDLC
14 3 (6.25%) Deep Learning
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) Python
2 33 (68.75%) R
2 33 (68.75%) SQL
3 28 (58.33%) Java
4 16 (33.33%) C++
5 11 (22.92%) C
6 7 (14.58%) Perl
7 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
8 5 (10.42%) C#
8 5 (10.42%) MATLAB
9 4 (8.33%) Scala
10 2 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) PhD
2 5 (10.42%) Degree
3 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Docker
1 9 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.17%) HDFS
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Cloudera
1 9 (18.75%) Hortonworks
1 9 (18.75%) IBM
2 7 (14.58%) SAP
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
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