Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Scientist was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 - 90
Rank change year-on-year - +90 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 7 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.63% - 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £44,000 - £40,000
10th Percentile £35,000 - £37,500
90th Percentile £68,750 - £42,500
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £44,000 - £40,000

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 1,094 707 793
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.20% 96.72% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 924 638 702
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £40,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.43% - -
10th Percentile £20,538 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £51,250 £57,500
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +18.57% - -

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 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Scientist in Newcastle upon Tyne

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) Data Science
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Statistics
2 4 (57.14%) Visualisation
2 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
3 3 (42.86%) Machine Learning
3 3 (42.86%) R
3 3 (42.86%) Physics
3 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
3 3 (42.86%) SMS
3 3 (42.86%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) MapR
4 2 (28.57%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (28.57%) HDFS
4 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
4 2 (28.57%) IBM BigInsights
4 2 (28.57%) Power BI
4 2 (28.57%) Actionable Insight
4 2 (28.57%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (28.57%) Hortonworks
4 2 (28.57%) Cloudera
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Java

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 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 2 (28.57%) CouchDB
2 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
2 2 (28.57%) HBase
2 2 (28.57%) IBM BigInsights
2 2 (28.57%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) Power BI
2 2 (28.57%) Text Mining
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Games
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Social Network
3 1 (14.29%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Data Science
2 4 (57.14%) Statistics
2 4 (57.14%) Visualisation
3 3 (42.86%) Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Machine Learning
3 3 (42.86%) Physics
4 2 (28.57%) Actionable Insight
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 2 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (28.57%) Neural Network
4 2 (28.57%) Predictive Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 1 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
2 3 (42.86%) R
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cloudera
1 2 (28.57%) Greenplum
1 2 (28.57%) Hortonworks
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) MapR
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Tableau