The median annual salary for a Data Scientist was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Scientist
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 115 137 128
Rank change year-on-year +22 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 7 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.41% 0.14% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.14% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Median salary £62,500 £50,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +14.28%  
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 Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1621 2096 2012
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 95.58% 97.53% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1231 1650 1644
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £59,000
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 Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Scientist in Cambridgeshire

Data Scientist
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Data Scientist in Cambridgeshire

Data Scientist
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 Scientist within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
Cambridge - 7 £62,500 - 7
Data Scientist
East of England

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cambridgeshire 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 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 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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