Period
to 22 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Data Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Science over the 6 months to 22 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Science
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 129 147 159
Rank change year-on-year +18 +12 +134
Permanent jobs citing Data Science 133 176 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.24% 1.93% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 2.15% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 72 107 183
East of England median annual salary £52,662 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.25% +10.00% -14.53%
10th Percentile £42,592 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £88,375 £82,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +7.76%

Data Science is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,417 8,180 11,425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 91.16% 89.89% 91.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3,850 6,179 9,264
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.55% +9.44%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Data Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Data Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Data Science in the East of England

Data Science
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Data Science in the East of England

Data Science
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Science in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Data Science in the East of England

Data Science
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Science within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 February 2020. 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
Cambridgeshire +33 59 £51,500 -6.36% 15
Hertfordshire +16 47 £65,000 +36.84% 2
Bedfordshire +19 11 £80,000 +28.00% 1
Suffolk +2 9 £47,500 -17.39% 3
Essex +15 6 £45,591 +30.26%
Norfolk -10 1 £23,000 -45.88%
Data Science
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, IT jobs citing Data Science also mentioned the following 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 of England region with a requirement for Data Science.

1 78 (58.65%) Python
2 56 (42.11%) Machine Learning
3 46 (34.59%) Analytics
4 43 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (27.82%) Mathematics
6 34 (25.56%) PhD
7 32 (24.06%) Visualisation
8 29 (21.80%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (21.05%) R
10 27 (20.30%) Azure
10 27 (20.30%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (20.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 26 (19.55%) SQL
11 26 (19.55%) Degree
12 25 (18.80%) Algorithms
13 23 (17.29%) Bioinformatics
13 23 (17.29%) Computer Science
13 23 (17.29%) Data Visualisation
14 22 (16.54%) AWS
15 21 (15.79%) Statistics
15 21 (15.79%) Data Analysis
15 21 (15.79%) Unix
16 20 (15.04%) Big Data
17 19 (14.29%) Biology
18 18 (13.53%) Git (software)
18 18 (13.53%) Apache Spark
18 18 (13.53%) Problem-Solving
19 17 (12.78%) Linux
19 17 (12.78%) JavaScript
20 16 (12.03%) Artificial Intelligence

Data Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 18 (13.53%) Apache Spark
2 15 (11.28%) OpenStack
3 6 (4.51%) Apache Solr
4 4 (3.01%) Confluence
5 2 (1.50%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Gliffy
1 4 (3.01%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.50%) Gephi
2 2 (1.50%) Stata
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (20.30%) Azure
2 22 (16.54%) AWS
3 14 (10.53%) PaaS
4 11 (8.27%) Power Platform
5 8 (6.02%) Serverless
6 6 (4.51%) Siri
7 5 (3.76%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (3.76%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (3.76%) Trello
8 2 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (1.50%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (1.50%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.50%) Amazon SageMaker
8 2 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.50%) AWS Step Functions
8 2 (1.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.75%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.75%) GCP
9 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.50%) DNS
1 2 (1.50%) Ethernet
1 2 (1.50%) HTTP
1 2 (1.50%) MPLS
1 2 (1.50%) SSL
1 2 (1.50%) VPN
2 1 (0.75%) Firewall
2 1 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.04%) Big Data
2 16 (12.03%) Relational Database
3 12 (9.02%) Amazon Athena
3 12 (9.02%) Hadoop
4 11 (8.27%) Power BI
4 11 (8.27%) SQL Server
5 10 (7.52%) Apache Hive
5 10 (7.52%) Impala
6 9 (6.77%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (6.02%) Apache Kudu
8 7 (5.26%) Electronic Patient Records
9 6 (4.51%) Amazon Redshift
9 6 (4.51%) HBase
9 6 (4.51%) NoSQL
9 6 (4.51%) Sqoop
10 5 (3.76%) Data Lake
11 4 (3.01%) Cosmos DB
11 4 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (2.26%) Data Mining
12 3 (2.26%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 18 (13.53%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.28%) JIRA
3 5 (3.76%) GitLab
3 5 (3.76%) Maven
3 5 (3.76%) YouTrack
4 4 (3.01%) Subversion
5 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket Server
6 1 (0.75%) git-flow
6 1 (0.75%) Jasmine
General
1 27 (20.30%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (6.77%) Finance
3 6 (4.51%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.76%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.26%) Marketing
5 3 (2.26%) Retail
6 2 (1.50%) Automotive
6 2 (1.50%) Legal
7 1 (0.75%) Advertising
7 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.75%) Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Electronics
7 1 (0.75%) Games
7 1 (0.75%) Law
7 1 (0.75%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 38 (28.57%) Data Scientist
2 24 (18.05%) Architect
3 16 (12.03%) Developer
4 14 (10.53%) Software Architect
5 13 (9.77%) Senior Data Scientist
6 12 (9.02%) Software Developer
7 11 (8.27%) Data Engineer
7 11 (8.27%) Senior Developer
7 11 (8.27%) Senior Software Developer
8 8 (6.02%) Data Architect
9 5 (3.76%) Build Engineer
9 5 (3.76%) Senior Build Engineer
10 4 (3.01%) Big Data Engineer
10 4 (3.01%) Data Manager
10 4 (3.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.01%) Product Owner
11 3 (2.26%) Analyst
11 3 (2.26%) Data Analyst
11 3 (2.26%) Information Architect
11 3 (2.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.53%) HTML
2 12 (9.02%) AngularJS
2 12 (9.02%) CSS
2 12 (9.02%) React
3 11 (8.27%) REST
4 10 (7.52%) Vue.js
5 9 (6.77%) Kafka
5 9 (6.77%) scikit-learn
5 9 (6.77%) WS-I
6 8 (6.02%) Pandas
7 7 (5.26%) D3.js
8 6 (4.51%) ggplot
8 6 (4.51%) Natural Language Processing
8 6 (4.51%) TensorFlow
9 4 (3.01%) Node.js
10 3 (2.26%) MLlib
10 3 (2.26%) NumPy
10 3 (2.26%) PyTorch
10 3 (2.26%) Web Services
11 2 (1.50%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.80%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (18.80%) Algorithms
3 15 (11.28%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (6.77%) User Experience
5 7 (5.26%) Life Science
6 6 (4.51%) iPad
6 6 (4.51%) iPhone
7 4 (3.01%) Blog
7 4 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.50%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (1.50%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 2 (1.50%) Renewable Energy
9 2 (1.50%) Social Media
10 1 (0.75%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.75%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.79%) Unix
2 17 (12.78%) Linux
3 1 (0.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (42.11%) Machine Learning
2 46 (34.59%) Analytics
3 43 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (27.82%) Mathematics
5 32 (24.06%) Visualisation
6 27 (20.30%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (17.29%) Bioinformatics
7 23 (17.29%) Computer Science
7 23 (17.29%) Data Visualisation
8 21 (15.79%) Data Analysis
8 21 (15.79%) Statistics
9 19 (14.29%) Biology
10 18 (13.53%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (12.03%) Artificial Intelligence
11 16 (12.03%) Innovative Thinking
12 15 (11.28%) Physics
12 15 (11.28%) Scrum
12 15 (11.28%) TOGAF
13 14 (10.53%) SDLC
13 14 (10.53%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 78 (58.65%) Python
2 28 (21.05%) R
3 26 (19.55%) SQL
4 17 (12.78%) JavaScript
5 14 (10.53%) Scala
6 10 (7.52%) C
6 10 (7.52%) Java
7 8 (6.02%) Bash Shell
7 8 (6.02%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.26%) Perl
9 6 (4.51%) C++
10 4 (3.01%) C#
11 3 (2.26%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.50%) Go
13 1 (0.75%) Fortran
13 1 (0.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (25.56%) PhD
2 26 (19.55%) Degree
3 4 (3.01%) CSPO
3 4 (3.01%) Master's Degree
4 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) CCNA
6 1 (0.75%) CEH
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.75%) CISSP
6 1 (0.75%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.75%) GIAC
6 1 (0.75%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (0.75%) MCSE
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.75%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.75%) SANS
6 1 (0.75%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.27%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.01%) QA
3 3 (2.26%) GDPR
3 3 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (7.52%) Docker
2 8 (6.02%) HDFS
3 6 (4.51%) Apache Flume
4 5 (3.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 16 (12.03%) Oozie
2 5 (3.76%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (1.50%) Kibana
4 1 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 14 (10.53%) Tableau
2 7 (5.26%) Apple
3 5 (3.76%) Cloudera
4 4 (3.01%) Facebook
4 4 (3.01%) YouTube
5 3 (2.26%) Informatica
6 2 (1.50%) BT
6 2 (1.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle
6 2 (1.50%) Sage
6 2 (1.50%) Splunk
6 2 (1.50%) Talend
7 1 (0.75%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.75%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.75%) TippingPoint