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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Scientist
England / South West
Rank 226 227 244
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 4 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.081% 0.25% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.26% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 2
Median salary £50,000 £41,250 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +11.48%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%

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
4772 5368 5794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.64% 97.28% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3967 4551 4936
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 24 January 2017. 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 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 - 2 - -
Bristol -3 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Data Scientist
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 26 (92.86%) Python
2 23 (82.14%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (75.00%) SQL
3 21 (75.00%) Degree
3 21 (75.00%) R
4 19 (67.86%) MATLAB
5 18 (64.29%) SPSS
5 18 (64.29%) Java
5 18 (64.29%) SAS
6 17 (60.71%) C++
7 16 (57.14%) PhD
7 16 (57.14%) Computer Science
8 14 (50.00%) Hadoop
8 14 (50.00%) Apache Spark
8 14 (50.00%) Machine Learning
8 14 (50.00%) Analytics
9 13 (46.43%) Mathematics
9 13 (46.43%) Finance
10 12 (42.86%) Scala
10 12 (42.86%) Apache Pig
10 12 (42.86%) Apache Hive
10 12 (42.86%) Data Analytics
11 10 (35.71%) Statistics
12 5 (17.86%) Physics
12 5 (17.86%) Postgraduate
13 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
13 3 (10.71%) Big Data
14 2 (7.14%) Statistical Modelling
14 2 (7.14%) Facebook
14 2 (7.14%) Algorithms

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 18 (64.29%) SAS
2 14 (50.00%) Apache Spark
3 12 (42.86%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 18 (64.29%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 12 (42.86%) Apache Hive
3 3 (10.71%) Big Data
4 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.57%) Pentaho
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (82.14%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 13 (46.43%) Mathematics
4 10 (35.71%) Statistics
5 5 (17.86%) Physics
6 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
6 2 (7.14%) Social Media
6 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Analytics
1 14 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 12 (42.86%) Data Analytics
3 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (7.14%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (3.57%) Data Management
5 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.57%) Econometrics
5 1 (3.57%) ETL
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) Python
2 21 (75.00%) R
2 21 (75.00%) SQL
3 19 (67.86%) MATLAB
4 18 (64.29%) Java
5 17 (60.71%) C++
6 12 (42.86%) Scala
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) Degree
2 16 (57.14%) PhD
3 5 (17.86%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Facebook
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