The median annual salary for a Data Scientist was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 123 125
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 24 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.26% 0.21% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.22% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 8
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,000 £40,950
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £54,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.77% +20.00%  

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 1850 1824 2132
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 96.96% 97.07% 97.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1413 1527 1764
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Scientist in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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 +10 24 £40,000 - 7
Data Scientist
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 31 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 30 (96.77%) Python
3 25 (80.65%) Apache Spark
4 23 (74.19%) Java
5 20 (64.52%) R
6 19 (61.29%) Scala
7 18 (58.06%) Signal Processing
8 15 (48.39%) Hadoop
8 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
9 13 (41.94%) Mathematics
10 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
11 9 (29.03%) PhD
11 9 (29.03%) Algorithms
12 8 (25.81%) Statistics
13 7 (22.58%) Physics
14 5 (16.13%) Big Data
15 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
15 4 (12.90%) Linux
15 4 (12.90%) Data Extraction
15 4 (12.90%) REST
15 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
15 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
15 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
15 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
15 4 (12.90%) Data Analysis
15 4 (12.90%) JUnit
15 4 (12.90%) Smart Energy
15 4 (12.90%) Microservices
15 4 (12.90%) Complexity Analysis
15 4 (12.90%) Mathematical Modelling

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 25 (80.65%) Apache Spark
2 3 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (9.68%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) Hadoop
2 5 (16.13%) Big Data
3 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
3 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.68%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (9.68%) MySQL
5 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (6.45%) Lumira
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (6.45%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.90%) JUnit
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) REST
2 3 (9.68%) Kafka
3 2 (6.45%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Algorithms
2 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) Smart Energy
3 1 (3.23%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 18 (58.06%) Signal Processing
3 13 (41.94%) Mathematics
4 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
5 8 (25.81%) Statistics
6 7 (22.58%) Physics
7 4 (12.90%) Complexity Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) Data Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) Data Extraction
7 4 (12.90%) Mathematical Modelling
7 4 (12.90%) Microservices
8 3 (9.68%) Applied Mathematics
8 3 (9.68%) Bayesian Methods
8 3 (9.68%) Pattern Recognition
8 3 (9.68%) Prototyping
8 3 (9.68%) Statistical Modelling
9 2 (6.45%) Bioinformatics
9 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
9 2 (6.45%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) Python
2 23 (74.19%) Java
3 20 (64.52%) R
4 19 (61.29%) Scala
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.45%) SQL
5 2 (6.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) PhD
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Tableau
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