Period
to 17 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Scientist was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

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

Data Scientist
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 177 182
Rank change year-on-year +50 +5 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 71 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.87% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 0.20% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 26 4 11
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £33,125 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £74,500 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +33.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 3704 3465 4111
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.45% 96.98% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2874 2885 3522
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Data Scientist
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings that featured Data Scientist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Scientist in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 17 October 2017. 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 +39 70 £50,000 -23.08% 7
Data Scientist
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 68 (95.77%) Python
2 67 (94.37%) Machine Learning
3 51 (71.83%) Java
4 38 (53.52%) Apache Spark
5 36 (50.70%) Algorithms
6 35 (49.30%) Scala
7 33 (46.48%) R
8 32 (45.07%) Mathematics
9 29 (40.85%) Hadoop
10 26 (36.62%) Security Cleared
10 26 (36.62%) Signal Processing
11 24 (33.80%) Software Engineering
11 24 (33.80%) PhD
12 22 (30.99%) Physics
13 20 (28.17%) Computer Science
14 19 (26.76%) Statistics
14 19 (26.76%) Big Data
15 17 (23.94%) RDBMS
15 17 (23.94%) Relational Database
16 16 (22.54%) Data Visualisation
16 16 (22.54%) Visualisation
17 15 (21.13%) Data Analysis
18 14 (19.72%) Degree
19 10 (14.08%) Linux
20 9 (12.68%) NoSQL
20 9 (12.68%) Life Science
20 9 (12.68%) Data Munging
20 9 (12.68%) Linux Command Line
21 8 (11.27%) Mathematical Modelling
21 8 (11.27%) Renewable Energy

Data Scientist Skill Set
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 38 (53.52%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.82%) SAS
3 1 (1.41%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (40.85%) Hadoop
2 19 (26.76%) Big Data
3 17 (23.94%) RDBMS
3 17 (23.94%) Relational Database
4 9 (12.68%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.82%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
1 8 (11.27%) JUnit
General
1 8 (11.27%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Advertising
3 1 (1.41%) Marketing
3 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) REST
2 3 (4.23%) scikit-learn
3 2 (2.82%) NumPy
3 2 (2.82%) Pandas
4 1 (1.41%) D3.js
4 1 (1.41%) Keras
4 1 (1.41%) SciPy
4 1 (1.41%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 36 (50.70%) Algorithms
2 20 (28.17%) Computer Science
3 9 (12.68%) Life Science
3 9 (12.68%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (11.27%) Renewable Energy
4 8 (11.27%) Smart Energy
5 7 (9.86%) Smart City
6 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.23%) Data Structures
6 3 (4.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Linux
2 3 (4.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (94.37%) Machine Learning
2 32 (45.07%) Mathematics
3 26 (36.62%) Signal Processing
4 24 (33.80%) Software Engineering
5 22 (30.99%) Physics
6 19 (26.76%) Statistics
7 16 (22.54%) Data Visualisation
7 16 (22.54%) Visualisation
8 15 (21.13%) Data Analysis
9 9 (12.68%) Data Munging
10 8 (11.27%) Artificial Intelligence
10 8 (11.27%) Complexity Analysis
10 8 (11.27%) Data Extraction
10 8 (11.27%) Mathematical Modelling
10 8 (11.27%) Microservices
10 8 (11.27%) Statistical Modelling
11 7 (9.86%) Multithreading
11 7 (9.86%) Quantitative Research
11 7 (9.86%) Reinforcement Learning
11 7 (9.86%) Smart City Simulations
Programming Languages
1 68 (95.77%) Python
2 51 (71.83%) Java
3 35 (49.30%) Scala
4 33 (46.48%) R
5 8 (11.27%) C#
6 7 (9.86%) C
6 7 (9.86%) C++
7 3 (4.23%) SQL
8 1 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (36.62%) Security Cleared
2 24 (33.80%) PhD
3 14 (19.72%) Degree
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (1.41%) Cloudera
1 1 (1.41%) Hortonworks
1 1 (1.41%) Tableau