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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 220 228 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 14 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 0
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
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
5861 5674 5116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.97% 95.84% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4629 4654 4275
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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
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 25 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
Warwickshire +17 11 £50,000 -
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 25 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 West Midlands region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 24 (100.00%) R
2 22 (91.67%) Analytics
3 21 (87.50%) Algorithms
4 19 (79.17%) Big Data
4 19 (79.17%) Statistical Modelling
4 19 (79.17%) Apache Spark
4 19 (79.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 19 (79.17%) Hadoop
4 19 (79.17%) Data Analysis
4 19 (79.17%) Marketing
5 16 (66.67%) Statistics
5 16 (66.67%) SQL
6 13 (54.17%) Machine Learning
7 11 (45.83%) Scala
7 11 (45.83%) Smart Meter
7 11 (45.83%) Apache
7 11 (45.83%) Bayesian Methods
7 11 (45.83%) Time Series Analysis
8 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
8 8 (33.33%) Data Management
8 8 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
8 8 (33.33%) Use Case
8 8 (33.33%) Yield Management
8 8 (33.33%) Social Media
8 8 (33.33%) Digital Media
9 5 (20.83%) Python
9 5 (20.83%) SAS
10 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (12.50%) Degree

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 19 (79.17%) Apache Spark
2 11 (45.83%) Apache
3 5 (20.83%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (79.17%) Apache Cassandra
1 19 (79.17%) Big Data
1 19 (79.17%) Hadoop
2 3 (12.50%) QlikView
2 3 (12.50%) Spotfire
3 2 (8.33%) Data Mining
General
1 19 (79.17%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 21 (87.50%) Algorithms
2 16 (66.67%) Statistics
3 11 (45.83%) Smart Meter
4 8 (33.33%) Digital Media
4 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 8 (33.33%) Social Media
5 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
6 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (8.33%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 22 (91.67%) Analytics
3 19 (79.17%) Data Analysis
3 19 (79.17%) Statistical Modelling
4 13 (54.17%) Machine Learning
5 11 (45.83%) Bayesian Methods
5 11 (45.83%) Time Series Analysis
6 8 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
6 8 (33.33%) Data Management
6 8 (33.33%) Use Case
6 8 (33.33%) Yield Management
7 3 (12.50%) Actionable Insight
7 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (12.50%) Linear Regression
8 2 (8.33%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) R
2 16 (66.67%) SQL
3 11 (45.83%) Scala
4 5 (20.83%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) C
5 2 (8.33%) C++
5 2 (8.33%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) MicroStrategy
1 2 (8.33%) Tableau