Period
to 22 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Data Scientist was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

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

Data Scientist
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 87 79
Rank change year-on-year -5 -8 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 8 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.85% 1.14% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.16% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 3
Guildford median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -16.67% +14.29%
Surrey median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -16.67% +4.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford. 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
Guildford
Permanent vacancies in Guildford with a recognized job title 922 862 636
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.77% 98.29% 99.07%
Number of salaries quoted 766 748 604
Guildford median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £65,875
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Data Scientist
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Scientist in Guildford

Data Scientist
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Salary trend for Data Scientist in Guildford

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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 Guildford region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) SAS
1 8 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Statistics
1 8 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 8 (100.00%) R
1 8 (100.00%) Data Science
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
2 5 (62.50%) Physics
2 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (62.50%) PhD
2 5 (62.50%) Data Mining
3 3 (37.50%) Economics
3 3 (37.50%) Stata
3 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 3 (37.50%) Data Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
3 3 (37.50%) Mathematical Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Data Visualisation

Data Scientist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 8 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Data Mining
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Data Science
1 8 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 8 (100.00%) Statistics
2 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (62.50%) Physics
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Data Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (37.50%) Economics
3 3 (37.50%) Mathematical Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) R
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) PhD
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Numerate Degree