The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Scientist role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Scientist in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Scientist
Rank 214 - 198
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 6 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% - 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% - 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 15
Average salary £53,750 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -25.00%
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
5349 5222 5236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.06% 95.40% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4458 4332 4448
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Scientist in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 2 September 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 1 £75,000 - 1
Coventry - 1 £37,500 -
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Data Scientist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Data Scientist in their job title.

1 22 (84.62%) R
2 20 (76.92%) SQL
3 19 (73.08%) Big Data
4 17 (65.38%) Analytics
5 16 (61.54%) Mathematics
5 16 (61.54%) SAS
6 15 (57.69%) Data Analysis
7 13 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
7 13 (50.00%) MATLAB
8 12 (46.15%) Degree
9 11 (42.31%) Statistics
9 11 (42.31%) Hadoop
9 11 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (38.46%) Apache Hive
11 8 (30.77%) Marketing
12 7 (26.92%) Finance
12 7 (26.92%) Time Series Analysis
13 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
13 6 (23.08%) QlikView
13 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
14 5 (19.23%) Credit Risk
14 5 (19.23%) MapReduce
15 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
15 4 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
16 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
16 3 (11.54%) Quantitative Analysis
16 3 (11.54%) Physics

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Data Scientist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Data Scientist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (61.54%) SAS
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (73.08%) Big Data
2 11 (42.31%) Hadoop
3 10 (38.46%) Apache Hive
4 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
4 6 (23.08%) QlikView
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
6 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (3.85%) Mahout
7 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
7 1 (3.85%) Text Mining
General
1 8 (30.77%) Marketing
2 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Automotive
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Mathematics
2 11 (42.31%) Statistics
2 11 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (19.23%) Credit Risk
4 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
5 3 (11.54%) Physics
6 2 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
7 1 (3.85%) Social Media
7 1 (3.85%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Analytics
2 15 (57.69%) Data Analysis
3 13 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 7 (26.92%) Time Series Analysis
5 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (19.23%) MapReduce
7 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
8 3 (11.54%) Quantitative Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) Bayesian Methods
9 2 (7.69%) Statistical Modelling
9 2 (7.69%) Data Analytics
9 2 (7.69%) Predictive Analytics
9 2 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
10 1 (3.85%) Operations Management
10 1 (3.85%) PLM
10 1 (3.85%) CRM
10 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.85%) ERP
10 1 (3.85%) Online Marketing
10 1 (3.85%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) R
2 20 (76.92%) SQL
3 13 (50.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Google
2 1 (3.85%) Tableau
2 1 (3.85%) Vertica
2 1 (3.85%) Teradata
Birmingham
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