Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Data Scientist was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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

Data Scientist
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 84 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - +84
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.67% 0.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £47,500 £68,014 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.16% - -
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £47,500 £68,014 -
% change year-on-year -30.16% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne with a recognized job title 853 823 827
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 97.05% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 717 715 689
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,350 £21,950
90th Percentile £68,923 £65,000 £59,000
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £39,315 £37,062
% change year-on-year +8.10% +6.08% +2.95%

Data Scientist
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Scientist in Newcastle upon Tyne

Data Scientist
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Salary trend for Data Scientist in Newcastle upon Tyne

Data Scientist
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Scientist in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Scientist in Newcastle upon Tyne

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Data Science
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Vision
2 5 (83.33%) MATLAB
3 4 (66.67%) Machine Learning
3 4 (66.67%) Big Data
4 3 (50.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (50.00%) Neural Network
4 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Deep Learning
4 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Life Science
5 2 (33.33%) Analytics
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
5 2 (33.33%) R
6 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
6 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
6 1 (16.67%) Apache

Data Scientist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Big Data
2 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Science
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Vision
3 4 (66.67%) Machine Learning
4 3 (50.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (50.00%) Deep Learning
4 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (50.00%) Neural Network
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
5 2 (33.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) MATLAB
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) R