Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Scientist was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 253 259
Rank change year-on-year +35 +6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 18 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.34% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 1
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £43,750 £55,000 £41,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 5129 6392 7297
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 97.68% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4283 5072 5910
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 24 November 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
Leicestershire +35 13 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Derbyshire +2 4 £35,000 -22.22%
Nottinghamshire +12 1 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Data Scientist
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 East Midlands region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 17 (94.44%) Python
2 15 (83.33%) Hadoop
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 13 (72.22%) Analytics
4 12 (66.67%) R
4 12 (66.67%) Java
5 10 (55.56%) Apache Spark
6 9 (50.00%) Data Analytics
6 9 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
6 9 (50.00%) Machine Learning
6 9 (50.00%) Big Data
6 9 (50.00%) Data Mining
6 9 (50.00%) Degree
7 8 (44.44%) Algorithms
8 6 (33.33%) Predictive Analytics
8 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
8 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
9 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
9 5 (27.78%) Physics
9 5 (27.78%) ETL
9 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (27.78%) Business Transformation
9 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (27.78%) Data Visualisation
10 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
10 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
10 4 (22.22%) Use Case
10 4 (22.22%) Statistical Modelling
10 4 (22.22%) Master's Degree
10 4 (22.22%) C#

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 10 (55.56%) Apache Spark
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) Hadoop
2 9 (50.00%) Big Data
2 9 (50.00%) Data Mining
3 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
4 1 (5.56%) Impala
4 1 (5.56%) Power BI
4 1 (5.56%) QlikView
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Algorithms
2 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Analytics
2 9 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 9 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 9 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 6 (33.33%) Predictive Analytics
4 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (27.78%) Business Transformation
4 5 (27.78%) Data Visualisation
4 5 (27.78%) ETL
4 5 (27.78%) Physics
4 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
5 4 (22.22%) Statistical Modelling
5 4 (22.22%) Use Case
6 3 (16.67%) Operations Research
6 3 (16.67%) Statistics
7 2 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Telematics
8 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Python
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 12 (66.67%) Java
3 12 (66.67%) R
4 4 (22.22%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) C++
5 3 (16.67%) C
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) Master's Degree
3 3 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (11.11%) PhD
5 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Cloudera
2 2 (11.11%) Tableau
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Teradata