The median annual salary for a Data Scientist was - in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Scientist
South West / Devon
Rank - 52 54
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 0 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon - 1.69% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.70% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Median salary - £60,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +53.84%  
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 Devon. 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
Devon
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 349 294 359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 96.68% 99.66% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 325 264 299
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,750 £50,500
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 Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Scientist in Devon

Data Scientist
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Salary trend for Data Scientist in Devon

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 27 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 Devon region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) R
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) Statistics
3 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (60.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SAS
3 3 (60.00%) SPSS
3 3 (60.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Games
4 2 (40.00%) Postgraduate
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) Scala
4 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (40.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning
4 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) PhD
4 2 (40.00%) Apache Pig
4 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
4 2 (40.00%) Algorithms

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 3 (60.00%) SAS
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Pig
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (60.00%) Statistics
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) R
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) MATLAB
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) PhD
2 2 (40.00%) Postgraduate