Period
to 10 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Data Scientist was £61,250 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Data Scientist
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 151 251 -
Rank change year-on-year +100 - +268
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Data Scientist 4 1 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.14% 0.017% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.018% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Median annual salary £61,250 £80,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.44% - -
South East median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +13.04% -17.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 2,634 5,592 6,583
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.31% 95.26% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,080 4,619 5,319
Median annual salary £56,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.88% +1.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £32,471 £28,200 £28,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £76,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Senior Data Scientist
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Senior Data Scientist in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Data Scientist in Berkshire

Senior Data Scientist
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Data Scientist in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Senior Data Scientist in Berkshire

Senior Data Scientist
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Data Scientist within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 10 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 2 £58,750 -
Senior Data Scientist
South East

Senior Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, Senior Data Scientist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Senior Data Scientist in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 4 (100.00%) Data Science
2 3 (75.00%) Big Data
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Azure
2 3 (75.00%) AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (50.00%) Tableau
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) GIS
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Google
3 2 (50.00%) Statistics
3 2 (50.00%) Life Science
3 2 (50.00%) Predictive Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (50.00%) GCP
3 2 (50.00%) TensorFlow
3 2 (50.00%) Power BI
3 2 (50.00%) Thought Leadership
3 2 (50.00%) Power Platform
3 2 (50.00%) Pandas
4 1 (25.00%) Actionable Insight

Senior Data Scientist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) AWS
1 3 (75.00%) Azure
2 2 (50.00%) GCP
2 2 (50.00%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (50.00%) GIS
2 2 (50.00%) Power BI
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Natural Language Processing
1 2 (50.00%) Pandas
1 2 (50.00%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (50.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Science
1 4 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Predictive Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) Thought Leadership
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Actionable Insight
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Data Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Deep Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Neural Network
3 1 (25.00%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) R
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) Tableau