The median annual salary for a Data Scientist was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Scientist
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 98 - 106
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 7 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.57% - 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% - 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Median salary £62,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.78% -9.52%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1165 1438 1409
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.49% 97.43% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 872 1129 1158
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Data Scientist
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Data Scientist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Data Scientist in Cambridge

Data Scientist
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Scientist in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Data Scientist in Cambridge

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Cambridge region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) Python
2 10 (71.43%) Statistics
2 10 (71.43%) Mathematics
2 10 (71.43%) Machine Learning
3 8 (57.14%) Analytics
3 8 (57.14%) Apache Spark
3 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (57.14%) Unix
4 7 (50.00%) XML
4 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) VBA
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle
4 7 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 7 (50.00%) ETL
4 7 (50.00%) Spotfire
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (50.00%) R
4 7 (50.00%) Lumira
5 6 (42.86%) Degree
6 5 (35.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (35.71%) Algorithms
7 4 (28.57%) Physics
7 4 (28.57%) Signal Processing
7 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
7 4 (28.57%) Finance

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (57.14%) Apache Spark
2 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (14.29%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (50.00%) Lumira
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 7 (50.00%) Spotfire
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (14.29%) Big Data
2 2 (14.29%) Data Lake
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (35.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (21.43%) D3.js
3 2 (14.29%) Kafka
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Flex
4 1 (7.14%) scikit-learn
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Algorithms
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Machine Learning
1 10 (71.43%) Mathematics
1 10 (71.43%) Statistics
2 8 (57.14%) Analytics
2 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 7 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (50.00%) ETL
4 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Physics
4 4 (28.57%) Signal Processing
5 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Data Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) Applied Mathematics
6 2 (14.29%) Bioinformatics
6 2 (14.29%) Business Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) Business Process Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Pattern Recognition
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Python
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 7 (50.00%) R
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) VBA
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Scala
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) PhD
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Tableau
3 2 (14.29%) Cognos
3 2 (14.29%) Hyperion
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
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