Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Scientist was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Scientist
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 259 347 384
Rank change year-on-year +88 +37 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 99 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.82% 0.100% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.10% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 55 12 10
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,500 £64,625
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +12.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11653 12573 14805
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 96.42% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9574 10441 12272
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Data Scientist
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Data Scientist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Data Scientist in the East of England

Data Scientist
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Scientist in the East of England.

Salary trend for Data Scientist in the East of England

Data Scientist
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Scientist in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Scientist in the East of England

Data Scientist
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 Scientist within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +36 85 £55,000 -12.00% 9
Essex +25 6 £35,614 +1.75%
Norfolk +18 6 £40,000 +14.29%
Suffolk +12 2 £50,000 -
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Data Scientist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 86 (86.87%) Python
2 80 (80.81%) Machine Learning
3 59 (59.60%) Java
4 53 (53.54%) PhD
4 53 (53.54%) Algorithms
5 44 (44.44%) Apache Spark
5 44 (44.44%) Mathematics
6 39 (39.39%) R
7 38 (38.38%) Scala
8 32 (32.32%) Hadoop
9 31 (31.31%) Visualisation
10 30 (30.30%) Computer Science
11 28 (28.28%) Data Visualisation
12 27 (27.27%) Big Data
13 24 (24.24%) Degree
14 22 (22.22%) Physics
14 22 (22.22%) Software Engineering
14 22 (22.22%) Data Analysis
15 21 (21.21%) Statistics
15 21 (21.21%) Signal Processing
15 21 (21.21%) Security Cleared
16 19 (19.19%) Finance
17 17 (17.17%) RDBMS
17 17 (17.17%) Relational Database
18 16 (16.16%) C#
18 16 (16.16%) Artificial Intelligence
19 15 (15.15%) C++
19 15 (15.15%) C
19 15 (15.15%) Multithreading
19 15 (15.15%) Distributed Algorithms

Data Scientist Skill Set
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 (44.44%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.02%) SAS
3 1 (1.01%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.03%) Azure Machine Learning
3 2 (2.02%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (32.32%) Hadoop
2 27 (27.27%) Big Data
3 17 (17.17%) RDBMS
3 17 (17.17%) Relational Database
4 9 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.02%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.02%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Git (software)
1 8 (8.08%) JUnit
General
1 19 (19.19%) Finance
2 2 (2.02%) Retail
3 1 (1.01%) Advertising
3 1 (1.01%) Automotive
3 1 (1.01%) Marketing
3 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.08%) Natural Language Processing
1 8 (8.08%) REST
1 8 (8.08%) TensorFlow
2 4 (4.04%) MLlib
3 3 (3.03%) PySpark
3 3 (3.03%) scikit-learn
4 2 (2.02%) NumPy
4 2 (2.02%) Pandas
5 1 (1.01%) D3.js
5 1 (1.01%) Keras
5 1 (1.01%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 53 (53.54%) Algorithms
2 30 (30.30%) Computer Science
3 15 (15.15%) Smart City
4 9 (9.09%) Life Science
4 9 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (8.08%) Renewable Energy
5 8 (8.08%) Smart Energy
6 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (6.06%) Data Structures
7 6 (6.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.14%) Linux
2 8 (8.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (80.81%) Machine Learning
2 44 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 31 (31.31%) Visualisation
4 28 (28.28%) Data Visualisation
5 22 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 22 (22.22%) Physics
5 22 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 21 (21.21%) Signal Processing
6 21 (21.21%) Statistics
7 16 (16.16%) Artificial Intelligence
8 15 (15.15%) Distributed Algorithms
8 15 (15.15%) Multithreading
8 15 (15.15%) Quantitative Research
8 15 (15.15%) Reinforcement Learning
8 15 (15.15%) Smart City Simulations
9 11 (11.11%) Analytics
9 11 (11.11%) Bioinformatics
10 10 (10.10%) Mathematical Modelling
11 9 (9.09%) Data Munging
12 8 (8.08%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 86 (86.87%) Python
2 59 (59.60%) Java
3 39 (39.39%) R
4 38 (38.38%) Scala
5 16 (16.16%) C#
6 15 (15.15%) C
6 15 (15.15%) C++
7 6 (6.06%) Perl
7 6 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (53.54%) PhD
2 24 (24.24%) Degree
3 21 (21.21%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 4 (4.04%) Tableau
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.01%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.01%) Hortonworks