Lead Data Scientist Jobs in England

Lead Data Scientist
UK > England

The median Lead Data Scientist salary in England is £80,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 16 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
16 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 801 809 1063
Rank change year-on-year +8 +254 -132
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Data Scientist 30 26 147
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.034% 0.035% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.038% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 27 23 74
10th Percentile £49,831 £49,250 £62,500
25th Percentile £66,250 £65,875 £70,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £80,000 £88,750
Median % change year-on-year - -9.86% -1.39%
75th Percentile £110,625 £95,769 £110,000
90th Percentile £122,500 £97,290 £112,500
UK median annual salary £80,000 £85,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% -

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in 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.

Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 82,604 68,463 144,305
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.69% 91.56% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 59,019 47,746 78,994
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £39,250 £45,000 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £71,250 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £97,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Lead Data Scientist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Data Scientist in England

Lead Data Scientist
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Lead Data Scientist in England.

Salary trend for Lead Data Scientist in England

Lead Data Scientist
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Lead Data Scientist in England over the 6 months to 16 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Lead Data Scientist in England

Lead Data Scientist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Data Scientist within the England region over the 6 months to 16 July 2024. 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
Jobs
London +63 13 £107,500 +26.47% 2
South East -16 7 £49,396 -31.87% 3
West Midlands +1 5 £80,000 -
Midlands -34 5 £80,000 -
South West -21 3 £77,500 +24.00% 2
North of England -6 2 £60,000 -26.28%
North West -16 2 £60,000 -9.43%
Lead Data Scientist
UK

Lead Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2024, Lead Data Scientist job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Lead Data Scientist in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Data Science
2 25 (83.33%) Python
3 17 (56.67%) Machine Learning
4 14 (46.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 13 (43.33%) Degree
6 12 (40.00%) Statistics
6 12 (40.00%) SQL
7 11 (36.67%) Natural Language Processing
7 11 (36.67%) R
8 10 (33.33%) Analytics
8 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
9 9 (30.00%) Algorithms
10 8 (26.67%) Deep Learning
10 8 (26.67%) Mathematics
11 7 (23.33%) Predictive Modelling
11 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
11 7 (23.33%) Finance
11 7 (23.33%) Social Skills
12 6 (20.00%) Power Platform
12 6 (20.00%) MLOps
12 6 (20.00%) Coaching
12 6 (20.00%) Power BI
12 6 (20.00%) Neural Network
12 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
13 5 (16.67%) PhD
13 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (16.67%) Visualisation
13 5 (16.67%) Azure
13 5 (16.67%) Data Strategy

Lead Data Scientist Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Power Platform
2 5 (16.67%) Azure
3 3 (10.00%) GCP
4 2 (6.67%) AWS
5 1 (3.33%) Azure Machine Learning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Power BI
2 2 (6.67%) Big Data
2 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (3.33%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
1 7 (23.33%) Social Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
4 2 (6.67%) Legal
5 1 (3.33%) Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) PyTorch
1 3 (10.00%) TensorFlow
1 3 (10.00%) XGBoost
2 2 (6.67%) NumPy
2 2 (6.67%) Pandas
2 2 (6.67%) scikit-learn
3 1 (3.33%) EDI
3 1 (3.33%) Keras
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (13.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.33%) Grid Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Data Science
2 17 (56.67%) Machine Learning
3 14 (46.67%) Artificial Intelligence
4 12 (40.00%) Statistics
5 11 (36.67%) Natural Language Processing
6 10 (33.33%) Analytics
6 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 8 (26.67%) Deep Learning
7 8 (26.67%) Mathematics
8 7 (23.33%) Predictive Modelling
9 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (20.00%) Coaching
9 6 (20.00%) MLOps
9 6 (20.00%) Neural Network
10 5 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
10 5 (16.67%) Data Strategy
10 5 (16.67%) Decision-Making
10 5 (16.67%) LLM
10 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) Python
2 12 (40.00%) SQL
3 11 (36.67%) R
4 4 (13.33%) C
4 4 (13.33%) C++
5 3 (10.00%) Java
6 2 (6.67%) Julia
7 1 (3.33%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) PhD
3 2 (6.67%) Master's Degree
3 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Accessibility
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Databricks
3 1 (3.33%) Sun