Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Science
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 86 125 176
Rank change year-on-year +39 +51 +38
Permanent jobs citing Data Science 47 162 181
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.37% 2.30% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 2.55% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 56 122 116
Median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +25.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £40,625 £39,264 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £90,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 1,778 6,353 9,965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.80% 90.04% 90.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,383 4,577 7,373
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,300 £27,500 £27,010
90th Percentile £82,500 £73,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,150
% change year-on-year +9.52% +4.69% +0.30%

Data Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Data Science as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Science in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 September 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 23 September 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 +39 27 £70,000 +12.49% 11
Essex +11 8 £55,000 +20.64%
Norfolk +28 4 £52,500 +7.69%
Suffolk +15 4 £60,000 +20.00%
Hertfordshire +62 3 £65,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +21 1 - - 1
Data Science
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 35 (74.47%) Python
2 23 (48.94%) SQL
2 23 (48.94%) AWS
3 20 (42.55%) Machine Learning
3 20 (42.55%) Analytics
4 18 (38.30%) DevOps
5 17 (36.17%) Visualisation
5 17 (36.17%) Statistics
6 16 (34.04%) Artificial Intelligence
6 16 (34.04%) Computer Science
6 16 (34.04%) Big Data
6 16 (34.04%) NoSQL
6 16 (34.04%) Data Visualisation
7 15 (31.91%) Relational Database
7 15 (31.91%) Data Munging
8 14 (29.79%) Amazon Redshift
8 14 (29.79%) Degree
8 14 (29.79%) Java
9 13 (27.66%) C++
9 13 (27.66%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (27.66%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (25.53%) Scala
10 12 (25.53%) Hadoop
10 12 (25.53%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (25.53%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (25.53%) Apache Spark
10 12 (25.53%) Computer Science Degree
11 11 (23.40%) Apache Airflow
11 11 (23.40%) Process Improvement

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 12 (25.53%) Apache Spark
2 11 (23.40%) Apache Airflow
3 10 (21.28%) Luigi
4 2 (4.26%) Jupyter
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.13%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.13%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 23 (48.94%) AWS
2 11 (23.40%) Amazon EMR
3 10 (21.28%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (21.28%) Azure
3 10 (21.28%) Logic Apps
4 8 (17.02%) Power Platform
5 7 (14.89%) Serverless
6 5 (10.64%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (8.51%) SaaS
8 3 (6.38%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (6.38%) Amazon S3
8 3 (6.38%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (4.26%) Amazon EKS
9 2 (4.26%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (4.26%) OpenShift
10 1 (2.13%) Datadog
10 1 (2.13%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) Big Data
1 16 (34.04%) NoSQL
2 15 (31.91%) Relational Database
3 14 (29.79%) Amazon Redshift
4 13 (27.66%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (27.66%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (25.53%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (25.53%) Hadoop
6 11 (23.40%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
7 10 (21.28%) Azkaban
7 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (17.02%) Power BI
9 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
10 3 (6.38%) Data Lake
10 3 (6.38%) Data Mining
10 3 (6.38%) Electronic Patient Records
10 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (4.26%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.13%) Flyway
4 1 (2.13%) GitLab
4 1 (2.13%) Maven
General
1 4 (8.51%) Advertising
2 3 (6.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.26%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Publishing
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Data Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Data Scientist
4 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Business Developer
5 5 (10.64%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Power BI Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Data Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Data Scientist
7 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Python Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) Kafka
1 10 (21.28%) Spark Streaming
2 5 (10.64%) TensorFlow
3 4 (8.51%) HTML
3 4 (8.51%) Keras
3 4 (8.51%) Web Services
4 3 (6.38%) .NET
4 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.38%) CSS
4 3 (6.38%) JSON
4 3 (6.38%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (6.38%) RESTful
5 2 (4.26%) NumPy
5 2 (4.26%) Pandas
5 2 (4.26%) PyTorch
5 2 (4.26%) scikit-learn
5 2 (4.26%) Serverless Framework
5 2 (4.26%) Swagger
5 2 (4.26%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Management Information System
2 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
2 10 (21.28%) Data Structures
3 6 (12.77%) Algorithms
4 4 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (6.38%) Cloud Native
5 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (6.38%) Life Science
6 2 (4.26%) Spread Betting
7 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.13%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
7 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) CentOS
2 1 (2.13%) Unix
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Analytics
1 20 (42.55%) Machine Learning
2 18 (38.30%) DevOps
3 17 (36.17%) Statistics
3 17 (36.17%) Visualisation
4 16 (34.04%) Artificial Intelligence
4 16 (34.04%) Computer Science
4 16 (34.04%) Data Visualisation
5 15 (31.91%) Data Munging
6 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (25.53%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (23.40%) OO
8 11 (23.40%) Process Improvement
9 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (21.28%) Data Integration
9 10 (21.28%) Data Transformation
9 10 (21.28%) Informatics
9 10 (21.28%) Performance Metrics
9 10 (21.28%) Workflow
9 10 (21.28%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (74.47%) Python
2 23 (48.94%) SQL
3 14 (29.79%) Java
4 13 (27.66%) C++
5 12 (25.53%) Scala
6 6 (12.77%) R
7 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
7 5 (10.64%) C#
8 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.13%) C
9 1 (2.13%) F#
9 1 (2.13%) Julia
9 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Degree
2 12 (25.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (12.77%) PhD
4 4 (8.51%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Terraform
2 4 (8.51%) Ansible
3 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.13%) Bareos
4 1 (2.13%) Fluentd
4 1 (2.13%) Graylog
4 1 (2.13%) Kibana
4 1 (2.13%) Opsgenie
4 1 (2.13%) Prometheus
4 1 (2.13%) Puppet
4 1 (2.13%) StatsD
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Google
2 3 (6.38%) Tableau
2 3 (6.38%) Talend
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe
3 1 (2.13%) Apple
3 1 (2.13%) Mapbox
3 1 (2.13%) Minitab
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle