The median annual salary for a Data Scientist was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Scientist
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.25% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £65,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.78% -9.52%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 373 388 400
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 93.48% 98.98% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 294 310 319
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £25,900 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Data Scientist
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool that featured Data Scientist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Data Scientist in Liverpool

Data Scientist
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Data Scientist in Liverpool

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Data Scientist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Liverpool region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) R
1 2 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Computing
2 1 (50.00%) Decision Tree
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (50.00%) Bayesian Methods
2 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Discovery
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Business Development
2 1 (50.00%) Predictive Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Econometrics
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (100.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Bayesian Methods
2 1 (50.00%) Business Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Decision Tree
2 1 (50.00%) Econometrics
2 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Discovery
2 1 (50.00%) Predictive Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Computing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PhD
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Certification