Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Science
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 214 331
Rank change year-on-year +40 +117 +49
Permanent jobs citing Data Science 181 160 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.65% 1.38% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.53% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 116 117 36
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -14.55% +10.55%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -

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 9,864 10,444 11,849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.73% 90.04% 89.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7,282 8,492 9,844
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £27,010 £26,908 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 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
Cambridgeshire +45 115 £55,000 +15.79% 17
Hertfordshire +6 47 £35,000 -21.79% 1
Bedfordshire -10 9 £70,000 +25.00% 3
Essex +30 7 £42,500 +19.34% 2
Norfolk +16 2 £42,500 -12.82% 3
Suffolk 0 1 £31,500 -37.00% 1
Data Science
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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.

1 104 (57.46%) Python
2 92 (50.83%) Machine Learning
3 67 (37.02%) Analytics
3 67 (37.02%) Algorithms
4 66 (36.46%) Mathematics
5 60 (33.15%) Hadoop
6 59 (32.60%) Big Data
7 55 (30.39%) Computer Science
8 52 (28.73%) PhD
8 52 (28.73%) SQL
9 50 (27.62%) Physics
10 49 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
11 48 (26.52%) Java
12 47 (25.97%) C++
13 41 (22.65%) Apache Spark
14 39 (21.55%) Degree
15 35 (19.34%) MATLAB
15 35 (19.34%) Software Engineering
16 34 (18.78%) Analytical Skills
17 33 (18.23%) Microsoft Azure
18 31 (17.13%) Deep Learning
19 30 (16.57%) Amazon AWS
19 30 (16.57%) Artificial Intelligence
20 28 (15.47%) Data Analysis
20 28 (15.47%) Statistics
21 26 (14.36%) Retail
21 26 (14.36%) Relational Database
22 25 (13.81%) R
23 24 (13.26%) Business Intelligence
23 24 (13.26%) Web Services

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 41 (22.65%) Apache Spark
2 18 (9.94%) Apache
3 2 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.55%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.21%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (18.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (16.57%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (7.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.66%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (1.66%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.42%) SMS
2 2 (1.10%) HTTP
2 2 (1.10%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (33.15%) Hadoop
2 59 (32.60%) Big Data
3 26 (14.36%) Relational Database
4 23 (12.71%) NoSQL
5 19 (10.50%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (9.39%) MongoDB
6 17 (9.39%) Power BI
7 14 (7.73%) Data Mining
8 13 (7.18%) SQL Server
9 11 (6.08%) Apache Hive
10 9 (4.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (4.97%) Sqoop
11 7 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (3.31%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (3.31%) MySQL
12 6 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (2.76%) RDBMS
14 4 (2.21%) Data Lake
15 3 (1.66%) Impala
15 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (4.97%) LabVIEW
2 8 (4.42%) Maven
3 7 (3.87%) JMeter
4 5 (2.76%) Selenium
4 5 (2.76%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.66%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (1.66%) Subversion
6 2 (1.10%) JIRA
6 2 (1.10%) JUnit
7 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (14.36%) Retail
2 20 (11.05%) Finance
3 19 (10.50%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.76%) Law
4 5 (2.76%) Marketing
5 4 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.66%) Automotive
6 3 (1.66%) Publishing
7 2 (1.10%) Banking
7 2 (1.10%) Games
8 1 (0.55%) Advertising
8 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (20.99%) Data Scientist
2 25 (13.81%) Developer
3 19 (10.50%) Process Engineer
3 19 (10.50%) Software Engineer
4 18 (9.94%) Machine Learning Researcher
5 12 (6.63%) Graduate
6 11 (6.08%) Data Engineer
6 11 (6.08%) Hadoop Developer
6 11 (6.08%) Senior Data Scientist
7 9 (4.97%) MATLAB Engineer
8 8 (4.42%) Analytics Manager
8 8 (4.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (4.42%) C Software Engineer
8 8 (4.42%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (4.42%) C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (4.42%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.87%) Data Analytics Manager
9 7 (3.87%) Principal Developer
10 6 (3.31%) Research Engineer
10 6 (3.31%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.26%) Web Services
2 22 (12.15%) TensorFlow
3 17 (9.39%) HTML
3 17 (9.39%) Kafka
4 11 (6.08%) SOAP
5 10 (5.52%) Natural Language Processing
5 10 (5.52%) scikit-learn
6 8 (4.42%) CSS
6 8 (4.42%) Keras
6 8 (4.42%) Pandas
7 6 (3.31%) Apache Commons
7 6 (3.31%) HTML5
7 6 (3.31%) jQuery
7 6 (3.31%) OSGi
7 6 (3.31%) REST
7 6 (3.31%) Spring
7 6 (3.31%) WSDL
8 5 (2.76%) NumPy
8 5 (2.76%) SciPy
8 5 (2.76%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 67 (37.02%) Algorithms
2 55 (30.39%) Computer Science
3 34 (18.78%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.97%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.87%) User Experience
6 6 (3.31%) Life Science
7 5 (2.76%) Robotics
8 4 (2.21%) Acoustics
8 4 (2.21%) Augmented Reality
8 4 (2.21%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (2.21%) Graphic Design
8 4 (2.21%) PMI
9 3 (1.66%) CUDA
9 3 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.10%) Fintech
10 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.55%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.71%) Linux
2 10 (5.52%) Windows
3 5 (2.76%) Unix
4 2 (1.10%) Android
5 1 (0.55%) CentOS
5 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (50.83%) Machine Learning
2 67 (37.02%) Analytics
3 66 (36.46%) Mathematics
4 50 (27.62%) Physics
5 49 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (19.34%) Software Engineering
7 31 (17.13%) Deep Learning
8 30 (16.57%) Artificial Intelligence
9 28 (15.47%) Data Analysis
9 28 (15.47%) Statistics
10 24 (13.26%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (13.26%) Neural Network
11 21 (11.60%) Bayesian Methods
11 21 (11.60%) SDLC
11 21 (11.60%) Signal Processing
12 19 (10.50%) Data Analytics
12 19 (10.50%) ETL
13 18 (9.94%) Data Modelling
13 18 (9.94%) Scrum
14 16 (8.84%) Predictive Analysis
Programming Languages
1 104 (57.46%) Python
2 52 (28.73%) SQL
3 48 (26.52%) Java
4 47 (25.97%) C++
5 35 (19.34%) MATLAB
6 25 (13.81%) R
7 19 (10.50%) C
8 16 (8.84%) Scala
9 13 (7.18%) C#
9 13 (7.18%) JavaScript
10 10 (5.52%) Bash Shell
11 9 (4.97%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.21%) Embedded C
12 4 (2.21%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 3 (1.66%) Korn
13 3 (1.66%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.10%) Ruby
14 2 (1.10%) U-SQL
15 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (28.73%) PhD
2 39 (21.55%) Degree
3 8 (4.42%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (3.31%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.21%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.21%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.55%) ISEB
8 1 (0.55%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.29%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.42%) HDFS
2 3 (1.66%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.66%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (4.97%) Oozie
2 4 (2.21%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (1.66%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.66%) Grafana
3 3 (1.66%) Nagios
3 3 (1.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.66%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.66%) Prometheus
4 2 (1.10%) Icinga
4 2 (1.10%) Kibana
4 2 (1.10%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.10%) logstash
4 2 (1.10%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (9.94%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.73%) Hortonworks
3 11 (6.08%) CA
3 11 (6.08%) Oracle
4 10 (5.52%) Tableau
5 8 (4.42%) Google
6 2 (1.10%) Alteryx
6 2 (1.10%) PagerDuty
7 1 (0.55%) Adobe
7 1 (0.55%) Cloudera