Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Science
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 218 355
Rank change year-on-year +66 +137 +26
Permanent jobs citing Data Science 235 138 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.92% 1.13% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.27% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 139 113 22
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.70% -1.05% -7.32%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £32,625
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%

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 10,848 10,880 12,674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.81% 89.28% 89.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8,225 8,742 10,324
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +74 170 £52,500 -30.00% 16
Hertfordshire -11 28 £32,500 -30.85% 6
Essex +47 26 £85,000 +138.67%
Bedfordshire -2 9 £70,000 +25.00% 6
Norfolk +8 2 £42,500 -27.35% 1
Data Science
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 150 (63.83%) Python
2 142 (60.43%) Machine Learning
3 109 (46.38%) Mathematics
4 102 (43.40%) Computer Science
5 88 (37.45%) C++
6 84 (35.74%) Java
7 81 (34.47%) Algorithms
8 77 (32.77%) PhD
8 77 (32.77%) Physics
9 69 (29.36%) Analytics
10 66 (28.09%) Artificial Intelligence
11 61 (25.96%) MATLAB
12 59 (25.11%) Statistics
13 58 (24.68%) C
14 57 (24.26%) Big Data
15 56 (23.83%) Degree
16 53 (22.55%) SQL
17 50 (21.28%) Software Engineering
18 49 (20.85%) Linux
19 48 (20.43%) Hadoop
20 47 (20.00%) Apache Spark
21 46 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
22 45 (19.15%) C#
23 43 (18.30%) R
24 38 (16.17%) Deep Learning
24 38 (16.17%) Computer Vision
25 36 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
25 36 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
26 34 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
27 30 (12.77%) Windows

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 47 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 11 (4.68%) Apache
3 4 (1.70%) SAS
4 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (3.40%) Weka
2 5 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.70%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 36 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (2.13%) GitHub
5 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.43%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.40%) SMS
2 2 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (24.26%) Big Data
2 48 (20.43%) Hadoop
3 27 (11.49%) Data Mining
4 25 (10.64%) Relational Database
5 24 (10.21%) MongoDB
6 19 (8.09%) NoSQL
7 18 (7.66%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (5.11%) Power BI
9 11 (4.68%) SQL Server
10 7 (2.98%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.55%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (2.55%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.70%) Blockchain
12 4 (1.70%) KNIME
12 4 (1.70%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.70%) Text Mining
13 3 (1.28%) MySQL
13 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (1.28%) Oracle Exadata
13 3 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (3.40%) LabVIEW
2 3 (1.28%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.28%) Maven
2 3 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (1.28%) Subversion
3 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.85%) JIRA
4 1 (0.43%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (10.21%) Finance
2 14 (5.96%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.11%) Retail
4 9 (3.83%) Games
5 6 (2.55%) Marketing
6 5 (2.13%) Automotive
6 5 (2.13%) Publishing
7 3 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.85%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.85%) Banking
8 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 67 (28.51%) Data Scientist
2 37 (15.74%) Software Engineer
3 31 (13.19%) C Software Engineer
3 31 (13.19%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 31 (13.19%) C++ Software Engineer
4 25 (10.64%) Graduate
5 24 (10.21%) Developer
6 18 (7.66%) Architect
7 16 (6.81%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 16 (6.81%) Embedded C Engineer
7 16 (6.81%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 16 (6.81%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 16 (6.81%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 16 (6.81%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 16 (6.81%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 16 (6.81%) Embedded Engineer
7 16 (6.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 15 (6.38%) Computer Vision Engineer
8 15 (6.38%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
8 15 (6.38%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.91%) HTML
2 27 (11.49%) TensorFlow
3 25 (10.64%) Web Services
4 17 (7.23%) Natural Language Processing
5 15 (6.38%) scikit-learn
6 11 (4.68%) .NET
6 11 (4.68%) .NET Core
6 11 (4.68%) Node.js
7 8 (3.40%) HTML5
7 8 (3.40%) Kafka
7 8 (3.40%) Keras
7 8 (3.40%) Pandas
7 8 (3.40%) Theano
8 6 (2.55%) Lasagne
8 6 (2.55%) NumPy
9 5 (2.13%) JSON
9 5 (2.13%) RESTful
9 5 (2.13%) XML
10 4 (1.70%) CSS
10 4 (1.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 102 (43.40%) Computer Science
2 81 (34.47%) Algorithms
3 36 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (9.36%) Life Science
5 16 (6.81%) Embedded Systems
6 15 (6.38%) Augmented Reality
6 15 (6.38%) Xbox
7 10 (4.26%) Data Structures
8 8 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (2.98%) Fintech
10 6 (2.55%) Robotics
10 6 (2.55%) User Experience
11 5 (2.13%) Blog
12 4 (1.70%) Graphic Design
12 4 (1.70%) iPad
12 4 (1.70%) iPhone
12 4 (1.70%) PlayStation
13 3 (1.28%) CUDA
13 3 (1.28%) Smart City
14 2 (0.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 49 (20.85%) Linux
2 30 (12.77%) Windows
3 4 (1.70%) Android
4 3 (1.28%) Unix
5 1 (0.43%) CentOS
5 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (60.43%) Machine Learning
2 109 (46.38%) Mathematics
3 77 (32.77%) Physics
4 69 (29.36%) Analytics
5 66 (28.09%) Artificial Intelligence
6 59 (25.11%) Statistics
7 50 (21.28%) Software Engineering
8 46 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (16.17%) Computer Vision
9 38 (16.17%) Deep Learning
10 34 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (10.64%) Data Analysis
11 25 (10.64%) Data Analytics
11 25 (10.64%) Visualisation
12 24 (10.21%) Neural Network
13 23 (9.79%) Bayesian Methods
13 23 (9.79%) Data Visualisation
14 19 (8.09%) Signal Processing
15 18 (7.66%) TDD
16 16 (6.81%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 150 (63.83%) Python
2 88 (37.45%) C++
3 84 (35.74%) Java
4 61 (25.96%) MATLAB
5 58 (24.68%) C
6 53 (22.55%) SQL
7 45 (19.15%) C#
8 43 (18.30%) R
9 21 (8.94%) JavaScript
10 16 (6.81%) Embedded C
10 16 (6.81%) Embedded C++
11 12 (5.11%) Scala
12 5 (2.13%) Julia
12 5 (2.13%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.28%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.28%) Korn
13 3 (1.28%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.43%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 77 (32.77%) PhD
2 56 (23.83%) Degree
3 17 (7.23%) Security Cleared
4 14 (5.96%) Master's Degree
5 12 (5.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (3.83%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.98%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (1.28%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.85%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.43%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.55%) GCP
2 5 (2.13%) QA
3 3 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (5.96%) Docker
2 4 (1.70%) HDFS
3 3 (1.28%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (2.13%) Oozie
2 3 (1.28%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.43%) Ansible
3 1 (0.43%) Kibana
3 1 (0.43%) logstash
3 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (9.79%) Tableau
2 9 (3.83%) Oracle
3 5 (2.13%) Hortonworks
4 4 (1.70%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.28%) CA
5 3 (1.28%) Cloudera
6 2 (0.85%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.43%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.43%) Cognos
7 1 (0.43%) MapR
7 1 (0.43%) Splunk
7 1 (0.43%) Teradata