Period
to 19 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Data Scientist was £46,750 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 19 June 2021.

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

Data Scientist
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 100 93 102
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 25 16 38
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.21% 1.55% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 1.64% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 24
10th Percentile £31,750 £32,500 £31,550
25th Percentile £36,250 £39,375 £43,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,750 £42,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -19.05% -12.50%
75th Percentile £56,875 £57,813 £61,438
90th Percentile £69,025 £62,125 £62,000
South West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - -16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 1,037 975 1,491
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.77% 94.57% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 631 737 1,129
10th Percentile £26,750 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £66,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,557
% change year-on-year - +5.74% +0.13%

Data Scientist
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Scientist in Gloucestershire

Data Scientist
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Data Scientist in Gloucestershire

Data Scientist
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Scientist in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 19 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Scientist in Gloucestershire

Data Scientist
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 19 June 2021. 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
Cheltenham -20 22 £42,500 -15.00%
Gloucester - 2 £61,500 -
Data Scientist
South West

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 June 2021, Data Scientist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Gloucestershire region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Data Science
2 22 (88.00%) Machine Learning
2 22 (88.00%) Mathematics
3 20 (80.00%) Statistics
4 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (72.00%) Analytics
5 18 (72.00%) Algorithms
6 16 (64.00%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (64.00%) Software Engineering
6 16 (64.00%) Open Source
7 15 (60.00%) AWS
7 15 (60.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 15 (60.00%) Big Data
8 14 (56.00%) Natural Language Processing
8 14 (56.00%) Deep Learning
8 14 (56.00%) Docker
8 14 (56.00%) Mentoring
8 14 (56.00%) Data Engineering
8 14 (56.00%) Kubernetes
8 14 (56.00%) Microservices
8 14 (56.00%) Decision Tree
8 14 (56.00%) Scrum
8 14 (56.00%) PhD
8 14 (56.00%) Azure
8 14 (56.00%) Business Development
9 13 (52.00%) Information Assurance
9 13 (52.00%) Legal
9 13 (52.00%) Collaborative Working
9 13 (52.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 13 (52.00%) Site Reliability Engineering

Data Scientist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (8.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 15 (60.00%) AWS
2 14 (56.00%) Azure
3 1 (4.00%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Power BI
General
1 13 (52.00%) Legal
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Social Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 18 (72.00%) Algorithms
2 13 (52.00%) Cyberattack
3 2 (8.00%) Cybercrime
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Data Science
2 22 (88.00%) Machine Learning
2 22 (88.00%) Mathematics
3 20 (80.00%) Statistics
4 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (72.00%) Analytics
6 16 (64.00%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (64.00%) Open Source
6 16 (64.00%) Software Engineering
7 15 (60.00%) Artificial Intelligence
8 14 (56.00%) Business Development
8 14 (56.00%) Data Engineering
8 14 (56.00%) Decision Tree
8 14 (56.00%) Deep Learning
8 14 (56.00%) Mentoring
8 14 (56.00%) Microservices
8 14 (56.00%) Natural Language Processing
8 14 (56.00%) Scrum
9 13 (52.00%) Cyber Intelligence
9 13 (52.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Python
1 11 (44.00%) R
2 2 (8.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (8.00%) Scala
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) PhD
2 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) Degree
4 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (12.00%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (56.00%) Kubernetes