Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Science
England > East of England
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 159 295
Rank change year-on-year -30 +136 +61
Permanent jobs citing Data Science 141 226 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.42% 1.86% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 2.05% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 101 159 60
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £57,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -21.40% +14.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £39,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year +4.84% +6.90% -3.33%

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 8,947 11,027 11,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.21% 90.74% 90.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6,670 8,949 9,636
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 11 December 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 11 December 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
Hertfordshire +43 68 £42,500 - 6
Cambridgeshire -34 63 £65,000 +30.00% 25
Bedfordshire -12 4 £58,750 -
Norfolk +15 3 £40,000 - 3
Essex +9 2 £38,750 +8.81% 2
Suffolk -12 1 £31,500 -30.00%
Data Science
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 64 (45.39%) Python
2 58 (41.13%) Machine Learning
3 50 (35.46%) Hadoop
4 48 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (34.04%) Algorithms
5 46 (32.62%) Degree
6 44 (31.21%) Big Data
7 38 (26.95%) Analytics
7 38 (26.95%) PhD
8 36 (25.53%) Mathematics
9 34 (24.11%) Data Analysis
10 33 (23.40%) SQL
11 26 (18.44%) Physics
12 25 (17.73%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (17.73%) Identity Access Management
13 23 (16.31%) Computer Science
13 23 (16.31%) Amazon AWS
13 23 (16.31%) Java
14 22 (15.60%) Apache Spark
15 21 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
16 20 (14.18%) Cybersecurity
16 20 (14.18%) Deep Learning
16 20 (14.18%) SDLC
16 20 (14.18%) TensorFlow
17 19 (13.48%) Retail
18 18 (12.77%) Software Engineering
18 18 (12.77%) ETL
18 18 (12.77%) Apache
18 18 (12.77%) Relational Database
19 17 (12.06%) Google Cloud Platform

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 22 (15.60%) Apache Spark
2 18 (12.77%) Apache
3 2 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.42%) SAS
3 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.71%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.42%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 23 (16.31%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (12.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (3.55%) Google App Engine
5 3 (2.13%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.13%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.71%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.42%) Skype
1 2 (1.42%) SMS
2 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (35.46%) Hadoop
2 44 (31.21%) Big Data
3 18 (12.77%) Relational Database
4 16 (11.35%) MongoDB
5 11 (7.80%) NoSQL
6 10 (7.09%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (7.09%) Power BI
6 10 (7.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (4.96%) Apache Hive
8 7 (4.96%) Sqoop
9 6 (4.26%) MySQL
9 6 (4.26%) RDBMS
9 6 (4.26%) SQL Server
10 5 (3.55%) BigQuery
10 5 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (2.84%) Data Lake
12 3 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.96%) JMeter
1 7 (4.96%) Maven
2 5 (3.55%) Selenium
2 5 (3.55%) SoapUI
3 3 (2.13%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.42%) Babel
4 2 (1.42%) JUnit
5 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.71%) webpack
General
1 19 (13.48%) Retail
2 13 (9.22%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (4.26%) Finance
5 5 (3.55%) Law
5 5 (3.55%) Legal
6 4 (2.84%) Games
7 1 (0.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.71%) Automotive
7 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (15.60%) Developer
2 19 (13.48%) Data Scientist
3 13 (9.22%) Process Engineer
4 12 (8.51%) Analyst
5 11 (7.80%) Product Manager
6 10 (7.09%) Hadoop Developer
6 10 (7.09%) Machine Learning Researcher
6 10 (7.09%) Security Analyst
7 8 (5.67%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.67%) Software Engineer
8 7 (4.96%) Data Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Analytics Manager
9 6 (4.26%) Consultant
10 5 (3.55%) Graduate Consultant
10 5 (3.55%) Graduate Software Consultant
10 5 (3.55%) JavaScript Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) Principal Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Software Consultant
10 5 (3.55%) Supplier Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.18%) TensorFlow
2 16 (11.35%) Web Services
3 12 (8.51%) Kafka
4 10 (7.09%) SOAP
4 10 (7.09%) Spring
5 9 (6.38%) CSS
6 8 (5.67%) HTML
7 6 (4.26%) Natural Language Processing
7 6 (4.26%) REST
8 5 (3.55%) Apache Commons
8 5 (3.55%) HTML5
8 5 (3.55%) jQuery
8 5 (3.55%) NumPy
8 5 (3.55%) OSGi
8 5 (3.55%) Pandas
8 5 (3.55%) scikit-learn
8 5 (3.55%) Spring Boot
8 5 (3.55%) WSDL
9 4 (2.84%) Keras
9 4 (2.84%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 48 (34.04%) Algorithms
2 25 (17.73%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.80%) Analytical Mindset
4 10 (7.09%) Acoustics
5 6 (4.26%) Data Structures
5 6 (4.26%) Life Science
6 5 (3.55%) User Experience
7 4 (2.84%) NHS
7 4 (2.84%) PMI
8 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.42%) Robotics
9 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.71%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.13%) Linux
2 2 (1.42%) Android
2 2 (1.42%) Unix
3 1 (0.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (41.13%) Machine Learning
2 48 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (26.95%) Analytics
4 36 (25.53%) Mathematics
5 34 (24.11%) Data Analysis
6 26 (18.44%) Physics
7 25 (17.73%) Identity Access Management
8 23 (16.31%) Computer Science
9 20 (14.18%) Cybersecurity
9 20 (14.18%) Deep Learning
9 20 (14.18%) SDLC
10 18 (12.77%) ETL
10 18 (12.77%) Software Engineering
11 16 (11.35%) Bayesian Methods
11 16 (11.35%) Signal Processing
11 16 (11.35%) Systems Engineering
12 15 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (10.64%) Neural Network
12 15 (10.64%) Predictive Analysis
12 15 (10.64%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 64 (45.39%) Python
2 33 (23.40%) SQL
3 23 (16.31%) Java
4 16 (11.35%) MATLAB
5 12 (8.51%) C++
6 11 (7.80%) R
7 10 (7.09%) Scala
8 9 (6.38%) Bash Shell
8 9 (6.38%) JavaScript
9 7 (4.96%) C#
10 5 (3.55%) C
10 5 (3.55%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (1.42%) ES6
12 2 (1.42%) Ruby
12 2 (1.42%) U-SQL
13 1 (0.71%) Perl
13 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (32.62%) Degree
2 38 (26.95%) PhD
3 7 (4.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (4.26%) Master's Degree
5 5 (3.55%) CISA
5 5 (3.55%) CISM
5 5 (3.55%) CISSP
5 5 (3.55%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 4 (2.84%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.71%) ISEB
7 1 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.80%) QA
2 5 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.71%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (7.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.55%) HDFS
3 1 (0.71%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.55%) Oozie
2 4 (2.84%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (2.13%) Grafana
3 3 (2.13%) Nagios
3 3 (2.13%) Prometheus
4 2 (1.42%) Icinga
4 2 (1.42%) Kibana
4 2 (1.42%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.42%) logstash
4 2 (1.42%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (11.35%) Google
1 16 (11.35%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.51%) Hortonworks
3 11 (7.80%) Oracle
4 10 (7.09%) CA
5 3 (2.13%) Tableau
6 2 (1.42%) PagerDuty
7 1 (0.71%) Adobe
7 1 (0.71%) Cognos
7 1 (0.71%) Teradata