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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 214 207 223
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 12 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 13
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +9.09%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
5285 4953 5514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.87% 97.16% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4199 4166 4866
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Birmingham -2 10 £45,000 -
Warwickshire +2 2 £40,000 -33.33%
Data Scientist
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 16 (100.00%) Python
1 16 (100.00%) R
2 14 (87.50%) Degree
3 11 (68.75%) Machine Learning
4 10 (62.50%) SQL
5 9 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (50.00%) SAS
6 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (43.75%) Statistics
7 7 (43.75%) Physics
7 7 (43.75%) PhD
7 7 (43.75%) MATLAB
8 6 (37.50%) Statistical Modelling
8 6 (37.50%) Analytics
9 5 (31.25%) Bayesian Methods
9 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
9 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
9 5 (31.25%) Stochastic Modelling
9 5 (31.25%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (31.25%) Ruby
10 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (18.75%) Django
10 3 (18.75%) Time Management
10 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
10 3 (18.75%) MapReduce
10 3 (18.75%) Apache Hive
10 3 (18.75%) ArcGIS
10 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 8 (50.00%) SAS
2 3 (18.75%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
2 3 (18.75%) Apache Hive
2 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
2 3 (18.75%) Spatial Data
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (43.75%) Physics
2 7 (43.75%) Statistics
3 5 (31.25%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
4 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Machine Learning
2 9 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (37.50%) Analytics
3 6 (37.50%) Statistical Modelling
4 5 (31.25%) Bayesian Methods
4 5 (31.25%) Stochastic Modelling
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) ETL
5 3 (18.75%) MapReduce
5 3 (18.75%) Time Management
6 2 (12.50%) Operations Research
6 2 (12.50%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Python
1 16 (100.00%) R
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) MATLAB
4 5 (31.25%) Ruby
5 2 (12.50%) C
5 2 (12.50%) C++
5 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
1 2 (12.50%) Tableau