Period
to 16 September 2021

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 16 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Science
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 57 89 128
Rank change year-on-year +32 +39 +52
Permanent jobs citing Data Science 218 53 162
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 4.20% 2.53% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.61% 2.80% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 40 41 115
10th Percentile £29,375 £38,750 £39,264
25th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £49,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% -4.00% +19.05%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £74,800 £82,500 £89,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year +11.55% -3.46% -

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 4,727 1,892 6,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 91.08% 90.35% 90.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,601 1,491 4,758
10th Percentile £27,750 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,000 £36,646 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £73,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,244 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.08% +5.23% +3.96%

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 16 September 2021.

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 16 September 2021. 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 +26 171 £57,500 -17.86% 18
Hertfordshire -36 22 £52,500 -19.23% 2
Essex +1 12 £24,500 -55.45% 2
Norfolk -11 10 £45,000 -14.29%
Suffolk -18 2 - - 1
Bedfordshire -19 1 £52,500 - 1
Data Science
England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2021, 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.

1 130 (59.63%) Python
2 96 (44.04%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (43.58%) Life Science
3 95 (43.58%) Analytics
4 89 (40.83%) Artificial Intelligence
5 84 (38.53%) Social Skills
6 68 (31.19%) Machine Learning
7 66 (30.28%) SQL
8 65 (29.82%) Degree
8 65 (29.82%) Visualisation
9 62 (28.44%) AWS
10 59 (27.06%) Data Engineering
11 57 (26.15%) Analytical Skills
12 53 (24.31%) Tableau
13 50 (22.94%) Oracle
14 49 (22.48%) Computer Science
14 49 (22.48%) Kubernetes
15 47 (21.56%) Pharmaceutical
16 45 (20.64%) PhD
16 45 (20.64%) Open Source
17 44 (20.18%) Law
17 44 (20.18%) Software Engineering
17 44 (20.18%) Apache Spark
18 43 (19.72%) Business Intelligence
19 41 (18.81%) ETL
20 40 (18.35%) Algorithms
21 39 (17.89%) Docker
22 38 (17.43%) Mathematics
23 37 (16.97%) Data Analysis
23 37 (16.97%) Data Architecture

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 44 (20.18%) Apache Spark
2 11 (5.05%) Apache Solr
3 10 (4.59%) Apache
4 9 (4.13%) Jupyter
5 5 (2.29%) SAS
6 2 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.46%) CMS
7 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 62 (28.44%) AWS
2 31 (14.22%) Serverless
3 14 (6.42%) AWS Lambda
4 13 (5.96%) Power Platform
5 10 (4.59%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (4.59%) GCP
6 8 (3.67%) Azure
7 7 (3.21%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (2.29%) Amazon S3
8 5 (2.29%) Snowflake
9 4 (1.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (1.83%) Amazon SageMaker
9 4 (1.83%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (1.83%) PowerApps
10 2 (0.92%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.92%) GitHub
10 2 (0.92%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.46%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (24.31%) Tableau
2 31 (14.22%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (13.76%) Data Lake
3 30 (13.76%) Hadoop
4 29 (13.30%) MySQL
4 29 (13.30%) NoSQL
5 24 (11.01%) Oracle ODI
6 21 (9.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 21 (9.63%) Electronic Patient Records
7 20 (9.17%) Data Mining
8 19 (8.72%) Big Data
9 18 (8.26%) Amazon Redshift
9 18 (8.26%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (7.34%) Spotfire
11 14 (6.42%) Amazon Aurora
11 14 (6.42%) Relational Database
12 13 (5.96%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (5.50%) Star Schema
14 10 (4.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 10 (4.59%) ClickHouse
Development Applications
1 31 (14.22%) Git (software)
2 27 (12.39%) Jenkins
3 22 (10.09%) Oracle APEX
4 6 (2.75%) GitLab
4 6 (2.75%) JIRA
4 6 (2.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (2.75%) TestRail
5 4 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.46%) ERwin
6 1 (0.46%) Subversion
General
1 84 (38.53%) Social Skills
2 57 (26.15%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (21.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 44 (20.18%) Law
5 36 (16.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 32 (14.68%) Games
7 29 (13.30%) Manufacturing
8 19 (8.72%) Humanities
9 15 (6.88%) Influencing Skills
9 15 (6.88%) Marketing
10 11 (5.05%) Finance
11 10 (4.59%) Retail
12 9 (4.13%) Presentation Skills
13 4 (1.83%) Advertising
13 4 (1.83%) Legal
14 2 (0.92%) Back Office
14 2 (0.92%) Front Office
14 2 (0.92%) Public Sector
14 2 (0.92%) Social Science
15 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (16.51%) Developer
2 29 (13.30%) Data Engineer
3 21 (9.63%) Analyst
4 20 (9.17%) Architect
4 20 (9.17%) Data Scientist
5 15 (6.88%) Product Manager
5 15 (6.88%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (6.42%) Data Analyst
6 14 (6.42%) Full Stack Developer
7 13 (5.96%) Digital Product Manager
8 11 (5.05%) Data Manager
9 10 (4.59%) Data Science Leader
9 10 (4.59%) Senior Manager
10 8 (3.67%) Java Developer
10 8 (3.67%) Senior Architect
10 8 (3.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.67%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.21%) Java Engineer
11 7 (3.21%) Java Software Engineer
11 7 (3.21%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (16.97%) React
2 23 (10.55%) RESTful
3 18 (8.26%) Kafka
4 15 (6.88%) Shiny
4 15 (6.88%) TensorFlow
5 13 (5.96%) Apache Flex
5 13 (5.96%) JSON
5 13 (5.96%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (5.96%) Spring
5 13 (5.96%) Spring Boot
6 12 (5.50%) Node.js
6 12 (5.50%) NumPy
7 11 (5.05%) Pandas
8 10 (4.59%) AngularJS
8 10 (4.59%) Vue.js
9 9 (4.13%) Flask
9 9 (4.13%) Web Services
10 8 (3.67%) Django
10 8 (3.67%) Pylons
11 7 (3.21%) PyTorch
Miscellaneous
1 95 (43.58%) Life Science
2 40 (18.35%) Algorithms
3 28 (12.84%) Social Media
4 24 (11.01%) Management Information System
4 24 (11.01%) Reference Data
5 23 (10.55%) Legacy Systems
6 15 (6.88%) Cloud Native
6 15 (6.88%) Public Cloud
6 15 (6.88%) Taxonomies
7 13 (5.96%) Renewable Energy
8 6 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.75%) User Experience
9 5 (2.29%) NHS
10 4 (1.83%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.83%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.83%) Robotics
11 3 (1.38%) Biotechnology
12 2 (0.92%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.92%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.13%) Linux
2 7 (3.21%) Unix
3 6 (2.75%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.92%) Android
4 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (44.04%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (43.58%) Analytics
3 89 (40.83%) Artificial Intelligence
4 68 (31.19%) Machine Learning
5 65 (29.82%) Visualisation
6 59 (27.06%) Data Engineering
7 49 (22.48%) Computer Science
8 45 (20.64%) Open Source
9 44 (20.18%) Software Engineering
10 43 (19.72%) Business Intelligence
11 41 (18.81%) ETL
12 38 (17.43%) Mathematics
13 37 (16.97%) Data Analysis
13 37 (16.97%) Data Architecture
14 36 (16.51%) Migration
15 35 (16.06%) DevOps
16 34 (15.60%) Data Management
16 34 (15.60%) Data Modelling
17 31 (14.22%) Data Migration
17 31 (14.22%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 130 (59.63%) Python
2 66 (30.28%) SQL
3 37 (16.97%) R
4 36 (16.51%) Java
5 26 (11.93%) JavaScript
6 15 (6.88%) TypeScript
7 6 (2.75%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.83%) C
8 4 (1.83%) C++
8 4 (1.83%) Groovy
8 4 (1.83%) Julia
9 3 (1.38%) Go
9 3 (1.38%) MATLAB
9 3 (1.38%) Scala
10 2 (0.92%) C#
10 2 (0.92%) Java 8
11 1 (0.46%) Cypher
11 1 (0.46%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 65 (29.82%) Degree
2 45 (20.64%) PhD
3 21 (9.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (8.26%) Numerate Degree
5 8 (3.67%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.83%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.01%) GxP
2 23 (10.55%) Data Quality
3 19 (8.72%) GDPR
4 7 (3.21%) QA
5 3 (1.38%) Accessibility
6 2 (0.92%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.46%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.46%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 39 (17.89%) Docker
2 10 (4.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.46%) HDFS
3 1 (0.46%) NFS
Systems Management
1 49 (22.48%) Kubernetes
2 16 (7.34%) Terraform
3 13 (5.96%) Oracle EDQ
4 12 (5.50%) Ansible
5 10 (4.59%) Mesos
6 6 (2.75%) Kubeflow
7 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (22.94%) Oracle
2 29 (13.30%) Facebook
2 29 (13.30%) Instagram
3 15 (6.88%) SAP
4 13 (5.96%) Saba
5 9 (4.13%) Dataiku
5 9 (4.13%) Google
6 7 (3.21%) Talend
7 6 (2.75%) MicroStrategy
7 6 (2.75%) MuleSoft
7 6 (2.75%) YouTube
8 4 (1.83%) Alibaba
8 4 (1.83%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.83%) Splunk
9 2 (0.92%) Adobe
9 2 (0.92%) Omniture
10 1 (0.46%) IBM
10 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com