Period
to 24 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Data Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Science over the 6 months to 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Science
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 67 139
Rank change year-on-year -13 +72 +43
Permanent jobs citing Data Science 78 168 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.18% 3.94% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 4.23% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 60 96 29
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -30.00% +50.00%
10th Percentile £38,666 £29,855 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £77,500
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +11.70% -6.00%

Data Science is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,276 3,975 3,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.71% 93.16% 90.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,648 2,560 2,492
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Data Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Data Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Science in Cambridgeshire

Data Science
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Data Science in Cambridgeshire

Data Science
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Science in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Science in Cambridgeshire

Data Science
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Science within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 24 June 2019. 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
Cambridge -17 55 £60,000 +20.00% 17
Peterborough +11 7 £60,000 -21.31%
Huntingdon - 4 - -
Data Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, IT jobs citing Data Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Data Science.

1 59 (75.64%) Machine Learning
2 53 (67.95%) Python
3 33 (42.31%) PhD
4 31 (39.74%) Mathematics
5 29 (37.18%) Degree
6 27 (34.62%) R
7 25 (32.05%) C#
8 22 (28.21%) Software Engineering
8 22 (28.21%) Algorithms
9 21 (26.92%) MATLAB
10 20 (25.64%) Finance
10 20 (25.64%) C++
10 20 (25.64%) Analytics
10 20 (25.64%) Bash Shell
10 20 (25.64%) Computer Science
11 18 (23.08%) Predictive Modelling
11 18 (23.08%) PHP
11 18 (23.08%) Ruby
11 18 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
12 17 (21.79%) Java
13 16 (20.51%) J2EE
13 16 (20.51%) J2SE
13 16 (20.51%) Korn
13 16 (20.51%) Summit
13 16 (20.51%) Bourne shell
13 16 (20.51%) Algorithmic Trading
13 16 (20.51%) Big Data
13 16 (20.51%) Market Making
13 16 (20.51%) GitHub
13 16 (20.51%) AngularJS

Data Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 9 (11.54%) Apache Spark
2 5 (6.41%) SAS
3 2 (2.56%) Apache
3 2 (2.56%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (2.56%) Drupal
3 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.56%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 16 (20.51%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.51%) GitHub
2 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.97%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.56%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.56%) Loggly
4 2 (2.56%) Power Platform
4 2 (2.56%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.51%) Big Data
2 9 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (10.26%) Data Lake
4 7 (8.97%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 7 (8.97%) HDInsight
5 5 (6.41%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (6.41%) Hadoop
5 5 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.56%) BigQuery
7 2 (2.56%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (2.56%) Power BI
7 2 (2.56%) Redis
8 1 (1.28%) QlikView
8 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.85%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.56%) PHPUnit
3 2 (2.56%) Selenium
3 2 (2.56%) Travis CI
3 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (25.64%) Finance
2 10 (12.82%) Marketing
2 10 (12.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (5.13%) Electronics
4 2 (2.56%) Games
4 2 (2.56%) Publishing
4 2 (2.56%) Retail
4 2 (2.56%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 43 (55.13%) Data Scientist
2 13 (16.67%) Data Engineer
3 10 (12.82%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 8 (10.26%) Developer
4 8 (10.26%) Python Developer
4 8 (10.26%) Senior Data Scientist
5 6 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Machine Learning Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Product Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Administrator
7 4 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (5.13%) Linux Scripter
7 4 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.85%) DevOps Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Graduate
8 3 (3.85%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Marketing Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Product Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
2 16 (20.51%) AngularJS
2 16 (20.51%) J2EE
2 16 (20.51%) J2SE
2 16 (20.51%) React
3 5 (6.41%) Natural Language Processing
3 5 (6.41%) NumPy
4 4 (5.13%) Kafka
4 4 (5.13%) pytest
4 4 (5.13%) TensorFlow
5 3 (3.85%) Pandas
5 3 (3.85%) SciPy
6 2 (2.56%) Behat
6 2 (2.56%) Celery
6 2 (2.56%) Flask
6 2 (2.56%) Node.js
6 2 (2.56%) scikit-learn
6 2 (2.56%) Sphinx
6 2 (2.56%) Symfony
6 2 (2.56%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.21%) Algorithms
2 11 (14.10%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (5.13%) Life Science
4 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.85%) Arduino
4 3 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.56%) Industrial Internet of Things
5 2 (2.56%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.56%) Smart City
6 1 (1.28%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.28%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) Linux
2 4 (5.13%) Windows
3 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (75.64%) Machine Learning
2 31 (39.74%) Mathematics
3 22 (28.21%) Software Engineering
4 20 (25.64%) Analytics
4 20 (25.64%) Computer Science
5 18 (23.08%) Predictive Modelling
6 16 (20.51%) Algorithmic Trading
6 16 (20.51%) Automated Trading
6 16 (20.51%) Fintech
6 16 (20.51%) High-Frequency Trading
6 16 (20.51%) Market Making
7 14 (17.95%) Deep Learning
8 13 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
8 13 (16.67%) Visualisation
9 11 (14.10%) Data Engineering
10 10 (12.82%) Bioinformatics
10 10 (12.82%) Biology
10 10 (12.82%) Informatics
11 9 (11.54%) Statistics
12 8 (10.26%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 53 (67.95%) Python
2 27 (34.62%) R
3 25 (32.05%) C#
4 21 (26.92%) MATLAB
5 20 (25.64%) Bash Shell
5 20 (25.64%) C++
6 18 (23.08%) PHP
6 18 (23.08%) Ruby
7 17 (21.79%) Java
8 16 (20.51%) Bourne shell
8 16 (20.51%) Korn
9 14 (17.95%) SQL
10 1 (1.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (42.31%) PhD
2 29 (37.18%) Degree
3 7 (8.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (5.13%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.28%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) Ansible
2 2 (2.56%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (2.56%) Cognizant
1 2 (2.56%) Google
1 2 (2.56%) New Relic
1 2 (2.56%) SaltStack
2 1 (1.28%) Tableau