The median annual salary for a Data Scientist was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Scientist
England / East of England
Rank 231 263 258
Rank change year-on-year +32 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 16 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.27% 0.082% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.085% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 13
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.78% -9.52%  

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

IT Job Roles
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5797 7083 7273
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.09% 96.24% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4624 5713 5850
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,550
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Data Scientist
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Data Scientist in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +17 7 £62,500 +25.00% 7
Norfolk -5 7 £60,000 +71.42%
Hertfordshire +19 2 £58,750 +6.81% 2
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 24 (88.89%) Python
2 22 (81.48%) Machine Learning
3 19 (70.37%) R
3 19 (70.37%) Mathematics
4 18 (66.67%) SQL
4 18 (66.67%) Analytics
5 14 (51.85%) Oracle
6 13 (48.15%) Statistics
6 13 (48.15%) Hadoop
6 13 (48.15%) Big Data
7 12 (44.44%) Apache Spark
8 11 (40.74%) Degree
9 10 (37.04%) PhD
10 9 (33.33%) Data Modelling
10 9 (33.33%) Algorithms
11 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (29.63%) Unix
11 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
12 7 (25.93%) Spotfire
12 7 (25.93%) Oracle APEX
12 7 (25.93%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (25.93%) Predictive Modelling
12 7 (25.93%) XML
12 7 (25.93%) VBA
12 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
12 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
12 7 (25.93%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (25.93%) ETL
12 7 (25.93%) SAS

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top Related 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 (44.44%) Apache Spark
2 7 (25.93%) SAS
3 5 (18.52%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (7.41%) Apache Pig
4 2 (7.41%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) Big Data
1 13 (48.15%) Hadoop
2 7 (25.93%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (25.93%) Lumira
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (25.93%) Spotfire
3 4 (14.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (11.11%) MySQL
5 2 (7.41%) Apache Hive
5 2 (7.41%) Data Lake
5 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.41%) Presto
5 2 (7.41%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) XML
2 4 (14.81%) D3.js
3 2 (7.41%) Kafka
3 2 (7.41%) MLlib
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Flex
4 1 (3.70%) React
4 1 (3.70%) scikit-learn
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Unix
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Machine Learning
2 19 (70.37%) Mathematics
3 18 (66.67%) Analytics
4 13 (48.15%) Statistics
5 9 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
7 7 (25.93%) Decision Tree
7 7 (25.93%) ETL
7 7 (25.93%) Neural Network
7 7 (25.93%) Predictive Modelling
7 7 (25.93%) Statistical Modelling
8 5 (18.52%) Data Analytics
8 5 (18.52%) Predictive Analytics
8 5 (18.52%) Visualisation
9 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
9 4 (14.81%) Physics
9 4 (14.81%) Signal Processing
10 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
11 2 (7.41%) Applied Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) Python
2 19 (70.37%) R
3 18 (66.67%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
4 7 (25.93%) VBA
5 5 (18.52%) Java
6 3 (11.11%) MATLAB
6 3 (11.11%) Scala
7 2 (7.41%) Clojure
7 2 (7.41%) Ruby
8 1 (3.70%) C
8 1 (3.70%) C#
8 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Degree
2 10 (37.04%) PhD
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Tableau
3 2 (7.41%) Cognos
3 2 (7.41%) Google
3 2 (7.41%) Hyperion
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
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