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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 219 244 238
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 33 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.59% 0.11% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.12% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 1
Median salary £60,000 £39,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -13.33%
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +23.52%
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
5427 6015 5697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.82% 97.39% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4554 4936 4768
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 2 May 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 2 May 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
Gloucestershire - 14 £54,000 - 1
Devon +16 8 £70,000 +79.48%
Somerset - 5 - -
Bristol +5 4 £50,000 +29.03% 4
Data Scientist
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 33 (67.35%) Python
2 32 (65.31%) Analytics
3 31 (63.27%) R
4 29 (59.18%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (57.14%) Java
6 27 (55.10%) SQL
6 27 (55.10%) Machine Learning
7 24 (48.98%) Big Data
7 24 (48.98%) Scala
8 22 (44.90%) SAS
9 21 (42.86%) Apache Spark
10 19 (38.78%) Hadoop
10 19 (38.78%) Visualisation
11 18 (36.73%) C++
11 18 (36.73%) Mathematics
12 17 (34.69%) Degree
12 17 (34.69%) Security Cleared
12 17 (34.69%) MongoDB
12 17 (34.69%) Data Analytics
13 15 (30.61%) NoSQL
13 15 (30.61%) Neo4j
13 15 (30.61%) Open Source
13 15 (30.61%) Data Analysis
13 15 (30.61%) Oracle
14 14 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
15 13 (26.53%) Apache Hive
15 13 (26.53%) Apache Pig
16 12 (24.49%) Statistical Modelling
16 12 (24.49%) MySQL
16 12 (24.49%) JavaScript

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 22 (44.90%) SAS
2 21 (42.86%) Apache Spark
3 13 (26.53%) Apache Pig
4 5 (10.20%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (8.16%) Apache
5 4 (8.16%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) SPSS
2 1 (2.04%) Mathematica
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.98%) Big Data
2 19 (38.78%) Hadoop
3 17 (34.69%) MongoDB
4 15 (30.61%) Neo4j
4 15 (30.61%) NoSQL
5 13 (26.53%) Apache Hive
6 12 (24.49%) MySQL
7 11 (22.45%) Amazon Redshift
7 11 (22.45%) Data Mining
7 11 (22.45%) Impala
7 11 (22.45%) Parquet
7 11 (22.45%) QlikView
8 4 (8.16%) Apache Accumulo
8 4 (8.16%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (8.16%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) JIRA
General
1 5 (10.20%) Marketing
1 5 (10.20%) Retail
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) JSON
1 11 (22.45%) Spark Streaming
1 11 (22.45%) XML
2 5 (10.20%) Kafka
3 4 (8.16%) OpenCL
3 4 (8.16%) ZeroMQ
4 3 (6.12%) D3.js
4 3 (6.12%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (2.04%) scikit-learn
5 1 (2.04%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (59.18%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (38.78%) Visualisation
3 18 (36.73%) Mathematics
4 12 (24.49%) Computer Science
5 11 (22.45%) Statistics
6 9 (18.37%) Algorithms
7 6 (12.24%) Cybercrime
7 6 (12.24%) Data Integration
7 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
8 5 (10.20%) Internet of Things
9 4 (8.16%) VHDL
10 3 (6.12%) Neural Network
10 3 (6.12%) Physics
11 2 (4.08%) Artificial Intelligence
12 1 (2.04%) iPad
12 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
12 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
12 1 (2.04%) Social Media
12 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Mac OS X
2 4 (8.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) Analytics
2 27 (55.10%) Machine Learning
3 17 (34.69%) Data Analytics
4 15 (30.61%) Data Analysis
4 15 (30.61%) Open Source
5 14 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
6 12 (24.49%) Data Management
6 12 (24.49%) Statistical Modelling
7 11 (22.45%) Big Data Analytics
7 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (22.45%) Data Acquisition
7 11 (22.45%) ETL
7 11 (22.45%) MapReduce
7 11 (22.45%) RDF
8 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
9 6 (12.24%) Business Development
9 6 (12.24%) Data Architecture
10 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
10 5 (10.20%) OO
11 4 (8.16%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 33 (67.35%) Python
2 31 (63.27%) R
3 28 (57.14%) Java
4 27 (55.10%) SQL
5 24 (48.98%) Scala
6 18 (36.73%) C++
7 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
8 11 (22.45%) C
8 11 (22.45%) MATLAB
9 5 (10.20%) Perl
9 5 (10.20%) Ruby
10 2 (4.08%) F#
11 1 (2.04%) C#
11 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++
11 1 (2.04%) Lua
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) Degree
1 17 (34.69%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.45%) DV Cleared
3 10 (20.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.04%) Docker
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Oracle
2 11 (22.45%) Tableau
2 11 (22.45%) TIBCO
3 4 (8.16%) Atlassian
3 4 (8.16%) IBM
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.04%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.04%) Google
5 1 (2.04%) Omniture
Bristol, Avon
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago