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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 203 247 235
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 36 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.66% 0.017% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.018% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 28 1 4
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 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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
5277 5649 5971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.22% 96.91% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4460 4809 4946
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,648
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 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 - 14 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 10 £54,000 - 1
Bristol - 7 £45,000 - 1
Wiltshire +17 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Somerset - 1 - -
Data Scientist
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 58 (84.06%) Python
2 54 (78.26%) R
3 53 (76.81%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (76.81%) Java
4 51 (73.91%) SQL
4 51 (73.91%) Machine Learning
5 46 (66.67%) Apache Spark
5 46 (66.67%) Scala
6 43 (62.32%) Hadoop
6 43 (62.32%) Analytics
7 42 (60.87%) SAS
8 38 (55.07%) Degree
9 33 (47.83%) Data Analytics
10 31 (44.93%) Apache Pig
10 31 (44.93%) Apache Hive
10 31 (44.93%) C++
11 30 (43.48%) Computer Science
12 28 (40.58%) Visualisation
12 28 (40.58%) MATLAB
12 28 (40.58%) SPSS
12 28 (40.58%) Big Data
13 27 (39.13%) PhD
14 26 (37.68%) MongoDB
15 25 (36.23%) NoSQL
16 23 (33.33%) Security Cleared
16 23 (33.33%) Data Mining
17 22 (31.88%) Mathematics
17 22 (31.88%) Data Visualisation
17 22 (31.88%) Tableau
18 21 (30.43%) MapReduce

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 46 (66.67%) Apache Spark
2 42 (60.87%) SAS
3 31 (44.93%) Apache Pig
4 4 (5.80%) Apache
4 4 (5.80%) Confluence
4 4 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 28 (40.58%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (62.32%) Hadoop
2 31 (44.93%) Apache Hive
3 28 (40.58%) Big Data
4 26 (37.68%) MongoDB
5 25 (36.23%) NoSQL
6 23 (33.33%) Data Mining
7 21 (30.43%) QlikView
8 19 (27.54%) Neo4j
9 16 (23.19%) Amazon Redshift
9 16 (23.19%) MySQL
9 16 (23.19%) Parquet
10 15 (21.74%) Impala
11 4 (5.80%) Apache Accumulo
11 4 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (5.80%) IBM InfoSphere
12 2 (2.90%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) JIRA
General
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Marketing
2 6 (8.70%) Retail
3 3 (4.35%) Games
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.74%) JSON
1 15 (21.74%) Spark Streaming
1 15 (21.74%) XML
2 4 (5.80%) Kafka
2 4 (5.80%) OpenCL
2 4 (5.80%) ZeroMQ
3 2 (2.90%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 53 (76.81%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (43.48%) Computer Science
3 28 (40.58%) Visualisation
4 22 (31.88%) Mathematics
5 12 (17.39%) Statistics
6 9 (13.04%) Algorithms
7 6 (8.70%) Cybercrime
7 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
7 6 (8.70%) Physics
8 4 (5.80%) Internet of Things
8 4 (5.80%) VHDL
9 3 (4.35%) iPad
9 3 (4.35%) User Experience
10 2 (2.90%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (2.90%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Linux
2 4 (5.80%) Mac OS X
2 4 (5.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (73.91%) Machine Learning
2 43 (62.32%) Analytics
3 33 (47.83%) Data Analytics
4 22 (31.88%) Data Visualisation
5 21 (30.43%) Data Analysis
5 21 (30.43%) MapReduce
5 21 (30.43%) Prototyping
6 20 (28.99%) Open Source
7 18 (26.09%) Statistical Modelling
8 17 (24.64%) Data Management
9 16 (23.19%) Big Data Analytics
9 16 (23.19%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (23.19%) ETL
10 15 (21.74%) Data Acquisition
10 15 (21.74%) RDF
11 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce
12 5 (7.25%) Migration
12 5 (7.25%) OO
12 5 (7.25%) Web Analytics
13 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 58 (84.06%) Python
2 54 (78.26%) R
3 53 (76.81%) Java
4 51 (73.91%) SQL
5 46 (66.67%) Scala
6 31 (44.93%) C++
7 28 (40.58%) MATLAB
8 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
9 14 (20.29%) C
10 5 (7.25%) Perl
10 5 (7.25%) Ruby
11 3 (4.35%) Lua
12 1 (1.45%) C#
12 1 (1.45%) F#
Qualifications
1 38 (55.07%) Degree
2 27 (39.13%) PhD
3 23 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 13 (18.84%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 22 (31.88%) Tableau
2 20 (28.99%) Oracle
3 15 (21.74%) TIBCO
4 5 (7.25%) Google
4 5 (7.25%) Omniture
5 4 (5.80%) Atlassian
5 4 (5.80%) IBM
6 1 (1.45%) Cloudera
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