The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Data Scientist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 221 244 244
Rank change year-on-year
+23 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 25 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.067% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.069% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 3
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5391 5773 5991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.54% 96.98% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4559 4896 5009
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Data Scientist in the job title.

Data Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Data Scientist
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Scientist across the South West region.

Data Scientist Salary Trend in the South West

Data Scientist
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Scientist across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Data Scientist Salary Histogram in the South West

Data Scientist
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Devon - 21 £50,000 -
Somerset -7 2 £35,000 -6.66%
Bristol - 1 £45,000 - 1
Data Scientist
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 67 (94.37%) Python
2 60 (84.51%) SQL
3 58 (81.69%) R
4 55 (77.46%) Machine Learning
4 55 (77.46%) Analytical Skills
5 53 (74.65%) Java
6 47 (66.20%) SAS
6 47 (66.20%) Hadoop
6 47 (66.20%) Apache Spark
7 44 (61.97%) Analytics
7 44 (61.97%) Scala
8 43 (60.56%) Degree
9 38 (53.52%) Data Analytics
10 37 (52.11%) Apache Pig
10 37 (52.11%) Apache Hive
11 36 (50.70%) Computer Science
11 36 (50.70%) MATLAB
12 35 (49.30%) SPSS
12 35 (49.30%) PhD
13 33 (46.48%) C++
14 26 (36.62%) Data Mining
15 25 (35.21%) Finance
16 24 (33.80%) Visualisation
16 24 (33.80%) Big Data
17 21 (29.58%) Data Visualisation
17 21 (29.58%) Data Analysis
18 20 (28.17%) MongoDB
18 20 (28.17%) NoSQL
18 20 (28.17%) Tableau
19 19 (26.76%) Prototyping

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 47 (66.20%) Apache Spark
1 47 (66.20%) SAS
2 37 (52.11%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 35 (49.30%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (66.20%) Hadoop
2 37 (52.11%) Apache Hive
3 26 (36.62%) Data Mining
4 24 (33.80%) Big Data
5 20 (28.17%) MongoDB
5 20 (28.17%) NoSQL
6 19 (26.76%) QlikView
7 14 (19.72%) Amazon Redshift
7 14 (19.72%) MySQL
7 14 (19.72%) Parquet
8 13 (18.31%) Impala
8 13 (18.31%) Neo4j
9 2 (2.82%) Mahout
9 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.41%) Pentaho
General
1 25 (35.21%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Games
2 3 (4.23%) Marketing
2 3 (4.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) JSON
1 13 (18.31%) Spark Streaming
1 13 (18.31%) XML
2 1 (1.41%) D3.js
2 1 (1.41%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 55 (77.46%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (50.70%) Computer Science
3 24 (33.80%) Visualisation
4 17 (23.94%) Mathematics
5 12 (16.90%) Statistics
6 11 (15.49%) Physics
7 6 (8.45%) Cybercrime
7 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
8 5 (7.04%) Algorithms
9 3 (4.23%) iPad
9 3 (4.23%) User Experience
10 2 (2.82%) Social Media
11 1 (1.41%) Artificial Intelligence
11 1 (1.41%) Neural Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (77.46%) Machine Learning
2 44 (61.97%) Analytics
3 38 (53.52%) Data Analytics
4 21 (29.58%) Data Analysis
4 21 (29.58%) Data Visualisation
5 19 (26.76%) MapReduce
5 19 (26.76%) Prototyping
6 18 (25.35%) Statistical Modelling
7 16 (22.54%) Data Management
8 15 (21.13%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (21.13%) ETL
9 14 (19.72%) Big Data Analytics
9 14 (19.72%) Open Source
10 13 (18.31%) Data Acquisition
10 13 (18.31%) RDF
11 5 (7.04%) Migration
11 5 (7.04%) Web Analytics
12 3 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (4.23%) E-Commerce
12 3 (4.23%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 67 (94.37%) Python
2 60 (84.51%) SQL
3 58 (81.69%) R
4 53 (74.65%) Java
5 44 (61.97%) Scala
6 36 (50.70%) MATLAB
7 33 (46.48%) C++
8 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
9 7 (9.86%) C
10 3 (4.23%) Lua
11 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (60.56%) Degree
2 35 (49.30%) PhD
3 17 (23.94%) Security Cleared
4 7 (9.86%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.23%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 20 (28.17%) Tableau
2 14 (19.72%) Oracle
3 13 (18.31%) TIBCO
4 5 (7.04%) Google
4 5 (7.04%) Omniture
5 2 (2.82%) Facebook
6 1 (1.41%) Cloudera
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