Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Scientist was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

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

Data Scientist
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 226 260
Rank change year-on-year +2 +34 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 13 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.24% 0.29% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.30% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 1
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -18.18% -
10th Percentile £38,250 £30,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £55,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 5,195 5,948 6,711
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.56% 97.32% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4,393 4,777 5,314
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,690
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.78% -0.78%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £56,925
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Data Scientist
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Scientist in the East Midlands

Data Scientist
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Data Scientist in the East Midlands

Data Scientist
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. 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
Leicestershire +25 12 £42,500 -15.00%
Derbyshire -7 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, Data Scientist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Python
1 13 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 13 (100.00%) Data Science
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) Java
3 9 (69.23%) Data Mining
3 9 (69.23%) Analytics
4 8 (61.54%) R
4 8 (61.54%) Predictive Modelling
5 5 (38.46%) Data Analytics
5 5 (38.46%) Business Transformation
5 5 (38.46%) ETL
5 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 5 (38.46%) Apache Spark
6 4 (30.77%) Algorithms
6 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
6 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (30.77%) Use Case
6 4 (30.77%) Machine Learning
6 4 (30.77%) Big Data
6 4 (30.77%) Statistical Modelling
7 3 (23.08%) Cloudera
7 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
7 3 (23.08%) Predictive Analytics
7 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 2 (15.38%) Operations Research
9 1 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
9 1 (7.69%) Tableau
9 1 (7.69%) Impala

Data Scientist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (38.46%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 9 (69.23%) Data Mining
3 4 (30.77%) Big Data
3 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
4 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
5 1 (7.69%) Impala
5 1 (7.69%) Power BI
5 1 (7.69%) QlikView
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Algorithms
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Data Science
2 9 (69.23%) Analytics
3 8 (61.54%) Predictive Modelling
4 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (38.46%) Business Transformation
4 5 (38.46%) Data Analytics
4 5 (38.46%) ETL
5 4 (30.77%) Machine Learning
5 4 (30.77%) Statistical Modelling
5 4 (30.77%) Use Case
6 3 (23.08%) Predictive Analytics
7 2 (15.38%) Operations Research
8 1 (7.69%) Data Engineering
8 1 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
8 1 (7.69%) Physics
8 1 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Statistics
8 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Python
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) Java
4 8 (61.54%) R
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Cloudera
2 1 (7.69%) Tableau
2 1 (7.69%) Teradata