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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Scientist
England / West Midlands
Rank - 207 197
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 0 32 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.55% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.57% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 15
Median salary - £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +23.80%
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -4.76%

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
4603 5595 4835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.36% 96.42% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3731 4640 4170
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 14 (100.00%) Python
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
1 14 (100.00%) R
2 11 (78.57%) Mathematics
3 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (64.29%) Machine Learning
4 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
5 6 (42.86%) SAS
5 6 (42.86%) Statistical Modelling
5 6 (42.86%) Analytics
5 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (42.86%) Mathematical Modelling
6 5 (35.71%) Bayesian Methods
6 5 (35.71%) NoSQL
6 5 (35.71%) Stochastic Modelling
6 5 (35.71%) Statistics
6 5 (35.71%) Physics
6 5 (35.71%) MATLAB
6 5 (35.71%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (35.71%) Ruby
6 5 (35.71%) PhD
7 3 (21.43%) ETL
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) ArcGIS
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (21.43%) MapReduce

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 6 (42.86%) SAS
2 3 (21.43%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) NoSQL
2 3 (21.43%) Apache Hive
2 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
2 3 (21.43%) Spatial Data
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Mathematics
2 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (64.29%) Machine Learning
3 6 (42.86%) Analytics
3 6 (42.86%) Mathematical Modelling
3 6 (42.86%) Statistical Modelling
4 5 (35.71%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (35.71%) Bayesian Methods
4 5 (35.71%) Physics
4 5 (35.71%) Statistics
4 5 (35.71%) Stochastic Modelling
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) ETL
5 3 (21.43%) MapReduce
5 3 (21.43%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Python
1 14 (100.00%) R
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) MATLAB
3 5 (35.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) PhD
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
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