Period
to 4 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Data Scientist was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

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
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 86 100 126
Rank change year-on-year +14 +26 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 15 39 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.52% 2.40% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 2.49% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 11
Median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,400 £42,500
90th Percentile £62,000 £62,000 £70,000
South West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -20.83% +9.09%

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 931 1,564 1,596
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.33% 96.31% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 683 1,173 1,326
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +6.51%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £43,156 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.27% +1.54% +6.25%

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 4 July 2020.

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 4 July 2020. 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 +9 9 £35,000 -33.33%
Data Scientist
South West

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

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, 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 15 (100.00%) Data Science
2 14 (93.33%) Python
3 13 (86.67%) Machine Learning
4 11 (73.33%) Mathematics
5 10 (66.67%) R
6 9 (60.00%) Statistics
6 9 (60.00%) SQL
7 8 (53.33%) Algorithms
8 7 (46.67%) Degree
9 6 (40.00%) DV Cleared
9 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (40.00%) Analytics
10 5 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
10 5 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (33.33%) Big Data
10 5 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (33.33%) Visualisation
10 5 (33.33%) Physics
10 5 (33.33%) C
10 5 (33.33%) ETL
10 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
11 4 (26.67%) Economics
11 4 (26.67%) Statistical Analysis
11 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (26.67%) Content Management
11 4 (26.67%) Information Management
11 4 (26.67%) SPSS
11 4 (26.67%) MATLAB
11 4 (26.67%) Quality Management

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 4 (26.67%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Power BI
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Anaconda
1 4 (26.67%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Algorithms
2 4 (26.67%) Augmented Reality
2 4 (26.67%) Linked Data
2 4 (26.67%) Semantic Web
2 4 (26.67%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Data Science
2 13 (86.67%) Machine Learning
3 11 (73.33%) Mathematics
4 9 (60.00%) Statistics
5 6 (40.00%) Analytics
6 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (33.33%) ETL
6 5 (33.33%) Physics
6 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 5 (33.33%) Visualisation
7 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
7 4 (26.67%) Data Architecture
7 4 (26.67%) Data Extraction
7 4 (26.67%) Economics
7 4 (26.67%) Quality Management
7 4 (26.67%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Python
2 10 (66.67%) R
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) C
5 4 (26.67%) MATLAB
5 4 (26.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared