Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 257 264
Rank change year-on-year +44 +7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 15 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.29% 0.015% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.016% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 3
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £47,500 £37,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £74,000
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 4983 6323 7402
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.04% 97.61% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4153 5059 6067
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,750 £22,700
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,300 £60,000
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Scientist in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 September 2017.

Salary histogram 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 September 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
Derbyshire - 12 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire +13 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Leicestershire - 1 £34,000 -
Data Scientist
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 15 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 14 (93.33%) Big Data
2 14 (93.33%) R
2 14 (93.33%) Data Visualisation
2 14 (93.33%) Mathematics
2 14 (93.33%) Apache Spark
2 14 (93.33%) Python
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 14 (93.33%) Computer Science
2 14 (93.33%) Visualisation
3 13 (86.67%) Degree
3 13 (86.67%) C#
3 13 (86.67%) C++
3 13 (86.67%) Algorithms
3 13 (86.67%) Physics
3 13 (86.67%) Analytics
4 12 (80.00%) Numerate Degree
4 12 (80.00%) Java
4 12 (80.00%) MATLAB
4 12 (80.00%) Predictive Analytics
4 12 (80.00%) C
4 12 (80.00%) Apache
5 4 (26.67%) Master's Degree
5 4 (26.67%) Data Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) Tableau
6 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Statistics
7 1 (6.67%) Operations Research
7 1 (6.67%) Marketing

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 14 (93.33%) Apache Spark
2 12 (80.00%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) Power BI
3 1 (6.67%) QlikView
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 14 (93.33%) Computer Science
2 13 (86.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 14 (93.33%) Data Visualisation
2 14 (93.33%) Mathematics
2 14 (93.33%) Visualisation
3 13 (86.67%) Analytics
3 13 (86.67%) Physics
4 12 (80.00%) Predictive Analytics
5 4 (26.67%) Data Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Statistics
7 1 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 1 (6.67%) ETL
7 1 (6.67%) OO
7 1 (6.67%) Operations Research
7 1 (6.67%) Predictive Modelling
7 1 (6.67%) Telematics
7 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Python
1 14 (93.33%) R
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 13 (86.67%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) C++
3 12 (80.00%) C
3 12 (80.00%) Java
3 12 (80.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 12 (80.00%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (26.67%) Master's Degree
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (6.67%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Tableau
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft