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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 212 225 257
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 15 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.32% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.32% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 1
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 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
4993 5545 6314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.12% 97.06% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4211 4693 5247
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 - 12 £50,000 -
Bristol +15 1 £50,000 -20.00%
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
Data Scientist
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 36 (92.31%) Python
2 31 (79.49%) SQL
2 31 (79.49%) Degree
3 30 (76.92%) R
3 30 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (69.23%) SAS
5 26 (66.67%) Java
5 26 (66.67%) MATLAB
5 26 (66.67%) SPSS
6 24 (61.54%) C++
6 24 (61.54%) PhD
7 23 (58.97%) Machine Learning
7 23 (58.97%) Computer Science
7 23 (58.97%) Analytics
8 21 (53.85%) Apache Spark
8 21 (53.85%) Hadoop
9 18 (46.15%) Scala
9 18 (46.15%) Apache Hive
9 18 (46.15%) Finance
9 18 (46.15%) Apache Pig
9 18 (46.15%) Data Analytics
10 16 (41.03%) Mathematics
11 12 (30.77%) Statistics
12 8 (20.51%) Physics
13 6 (15.38%) Data Analysis
14 5 (12.82%) Postgraduate
15 4 (10.26%) Data Visualisation
15 4 (10.26%) Visualisation
15 4 (10.26%) Big Data
16 3 (7.69%) Statistical Modelling

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 27 (69.23%) SAS
2 21 (53.85%) Apache Spark
3 18 (46.15%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 26 (66.67%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (53.85%) Hadoop
2 18 (46.15%) Apache Hive
3 4 (10.26%) Big Data
4 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.56%) Impala
5 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.56%) MySQL
5 1 (2.56%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.56%) Parquet
5 1 (2.56%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.56%) QlikView
General
1 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Games
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) D3.js
1 1 (2.56%) JSON
1 1 (2.56%) Spark Streaming
1 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (58.97%) Computer Science
3 16 (41.03%) Mathematics
4 12 (30.77%) Statistics
5 8 (20.51%) Physics
6 4 (10.26%) Visualisation
7 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
7 2 (5.13%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Analytics
1 23 (58.97%) Machine Learning
2 18 (46.15%) Data Analytics
3 6 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 4 (10.26%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (7.69%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.13%) Data Management
6 2 (5.13%) ETL
6 2 (5.13%) Migration
6 2 (5.13%) Web Analytics
7 1 (2.56%) Big Data Analytics
7 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.56%) Econometrics
7 1 (2.56%) Predictive Analytics
7 1 (2.56%) RDF
7 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.56%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (92.31%) Python
2 31 (79.49%) SQL
3 30 (76.92%) R
4 26 (66.67%) Java
4 26 (66.67%) MATLAB
5 24 (61.54%) C++
6 18 (46.15%) Scala
7 1 (2.56%) C
7 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.56%) Ruby
7 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (79.49%) Degree
2 24 (61.54%) PhD
3 5 (12.82%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Facebook
1 2 (5.13%) Google
1 2 (5.13%) Omniture
1 2 (5.13%) Tableau
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
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