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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Scientist
Rank 219 193 204
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 4 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.071% 0.30% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.31% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 1
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £60,000 £60,695
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.14%
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
5358 5142 4651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.63% 95.22% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4479 4376 3966
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 23 September 2014. 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
Warwickshire +2 4 £55,000 -35.29% 2
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) R
2 7 (87.50%) Big Data
2 7 (87.50%) Analytics
3 6 (75.00%) Bayesian Methods
3 6 (75.00%) Statistics
4 5 (62.50%) Data Analysis
5 4 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 4 (50.00%) MySQL
5 4 (50.00%) Python
5 4 (50.00%) MATLAB
5 4 (50.00%) Machine Learning
5 4 (50.00%) Data Analytics
5 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
5 4 (50.00%) Games
5 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
6 3 (37.50%) QlikView
6 3 (37.50%) Credit Risk
6 3 (37.50%) Marketing
7 2 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
7 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
7 2 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (25.00%) Time Series Analysis
8 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Big Data
2 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (37.50%) QlikView
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (50.00%) Games
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Statistics
2 3 (37.50%) Credit Risk
2 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
3 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Analytics
2 6 (75.00%) Bayesian Methods
3 5 (62.50%) Data Analysis
4 4 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 4 (50.00%) Machine Learning
4 4 (50.00%) Data Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Time Series Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) R
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus, Private Health Care
Posted: 5 days ago