The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Data Scientist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 221 203 217
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 15 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.38% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.39% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 6
Median salary £50,000 £53,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +26.47%
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.75% +8.82%
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 West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5910 5318 5115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.35% 97.08% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4661 4454 4313
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Data Scientist
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Scientist Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Data Scientist
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Scientist across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Data Scientist Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Data Scientist
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Warwickshire -3 12 £50,000 -13.04%
Birmingham - 3 £42,500 -
Data Scientist
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Midlands region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) Analytics
2 44 (93.62%) Big Data
3 40 (85.11%) R
3 40 (85.11%) Predictive Modelling
4 37 (78.72%) Hadoop
4 37 (78.72%) Apache Cassandra
4 37 (78.72%) Statistical Modelling
4 37 (78.72%) Apache Spark
4 37 (78.72%) Algorithms
4 37 (78.72%) Marketing
4 37 (78.72%) Data Analysis
5 26 (55.32%) Yield Management
5 26 (55.32%) Use Case
5 26 (55.32%) Data Management
5 26 (55.32%) Management Information System
5 26 (55.32%) Digital Media
5 26 (55.32%) Customer Engagement
5 26 (55.32%) Social Media
6 14 (29.79%) Statistics
6 14 (29.79%) SQL
7 12 (25.53%) Degree
8 11 (23.40%) Smart Meter
8 11 (23.40%) Apache
8 11 (23.40%) Scala
8 11 (23.40%) Bayesian Methods
8 11 (23.40%) Time Series Analysis
8 11 (23.40%) Machine Learning
9 10 (21.28%) Visualisation
9 10 (21.28%) Data Visualisation
9 10 (21.28%) Python

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 37 (78.72%) Apache Spark
2 11 (23.40%) Apache
3 7 (14.89%) Node.js
4 3 (6.38%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (93.62%) Big Data
2 37 (78.72%) Apache Cassandra
2 37 (78.72%) Hadoop
3 7 (14.89%) MongoDB
3 7 (14.89%) Neo4j
3 7 (14.89%) Pentaho
4 3 (6.38%) QlikView
4 3 (6.38%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Jenkins
1 7 (14.89%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 37 (78.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) Middleware
1 7 (14.89%) Spring XD
1 7 (14.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (78.72%) Algorithms
2 26 (55.32%) Digital Media
2 26 (55.32%) Management Information System
2 26 (55.32%) Social Media
3 14 (29.79%) Statistics
4 11 (23.40%) Smart Meter
5 10 (21.28%) Visualisation
6 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (14.89%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Linux
1 7 (14.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) Analytics
2 40 (85.11%) Predictive Modelling
3 37 (78.72%) Data Analysis
3 37 (78.72%) Statistical Modelling
4 26 (55.32%) Customer Engagement
4 26 (55.32%) Data Management
4 26 (55.32%) Use Case
4 26 (55.32%) Yield Management
5 11 (23.40%) Bayesian Methods
5 11 (23.40%) Machine Learning
5 11 (23.40%) Time Series Analysis
6 10 (21.28%) Data Visualisation
7 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (14.89%) Big Data Analytics
7 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.89%) Data Analytics
7 7 (14.89%) DevOps
7 7 (14.89%) Information Management
7 7 (14.89%) Open Source
7 7 (14.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 40 (85.11%) R
2 14 (29.79%) SQL
3 11 (23.40%) Scala
4 10 (21.28%) Python
5 7 (14.89%) C#
5 7 (14.89%) Java
5 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Degree
2 7 (14.89%) PhD
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Cloudera
1 7 (14.89%) Greenplum
1 7 (14.89%) Hortonworks
1 7 (14.89%) MuleSoft
1 7 (14.89%) Talend