Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Scientist was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 100 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 - +112
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.72% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Guildford median annual salary £43,750 £65,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.69% - -
Surrey median annual salary £43,750 £47,500 -
% change year-on-year -7.89% - -

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 813 885 759
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.07% 98.88% 99.61%
Number of salaries quoted 677 787 715
Guildford median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £24,200
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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
Salary Histogram in Guildford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Scientist in Guildford over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Scientist in Guildford

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) R
1 6 (100.00%) Data Science
2 4 (66.67%) Mathematical Modelling
2 4 (66.67%) Statistics
2 4 (66.67%) Machine Learning
2 4 (66.67%) PhD
2 4 (66.67%) SAS
2 4 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (66.67%) Physics
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Economics
3 2 (33.33%) Stata
3 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Numerate Degree

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 4 (66.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Science
2 4 (66.67%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Machine Learning
2 4 (66.67%) Mathematical Modelling
2 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (66.67%) Physics
2 4 (66.67%) Statistics
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Economics
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) R
2 4 (66.67%) MATLAB
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) PhD
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Numerate Degree