Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Scientist was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Data Scientist
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 155 186
Rank change year-on-year +26 +31 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Scientist 39 21 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.32% 0.72% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.74% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 37 22 1
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.99% +1.00% -41.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 2854 2849 3188
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.48% 97.10% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2389 2324 2620
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Data Scientist
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Scientist in Oxfordshire

Data Scientist
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Data Scientist in Oxfordshire

Data Scientist
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Scientist in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Scientist in Oxfordshire

Data Scientist
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +11 17 £50,000 -
Henley-on-Thames - 2 - -
Kidlington - 2 £55,000 -
Abingdon +4 1 £35,000 +16.67% 1
Data Scientist
South East

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 35 (89.74%) Python
1 35 (89.74%) Machine Learning
2 22 (56.41%) R
3 18 (46.15%) Visualisation
4 16 (41.03%) PhD
5 15 (38.46%) Java
5 15 (38.46%) Degree
5 15 (38.46%) Big Data
6 14 (35.90%) C++
7 13 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
7 13 (33.33%) Algorithms
8 12 (30.77%) Bayesian Methods
8 12 (30.77%) Data Analysis
9 11 (28.21%) Statistics
9 11 (28.21%) Data Modelling
9 11 (28.21%) Pandas
9 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (25.64%) Data Mining
10 10 (25.64%) Finance
11 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
11 9 (23.08%) Mathematics
11 9 (23.08%) scikit-learn
11 9 (23.08%) Seaborn
12 8 (20.51%) Hadoop
12 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
12 8 (20.51%) Statistical Analysis
12 8 (20.51%) SQL
13 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
13 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
14 5 (12.82%) MATLAB

Data Scientist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 3 (7.69%) IIS
1 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) SAS
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.56%) Jupyter
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) GNU Octave
2 1 (2.56%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) Big Data
2 10 (25.64%) Data Mining
3 8 (20.51%) Hadoop
4 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (7.69%) Apache Hive
5 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 3 (7.69%) Power BI
5 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (5.13%) HBase
7 1 (2.56%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.69%) Hudson
3 3 (7.69%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Games
3 1 (2.56%) Automotive
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) Pandas
2 9 (23.08%) scikit-learn
2 9 (23.08%) Seaborn
3 3 (7.69%) .NET
3 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.69%) CSS
3 3 (7.69%) CSS3
3 3 (7.69%) HTML
3 3 (7.69%) HTML5
3 3 (7.69%) Java EE
3 3 (7.69%) jQuery
3 3 (7.69%) RESTful
3 3 (7.69%) SOAP
3 3 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (5.13%) TensorFlow
5 1 (2.56%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (2.56%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.26%) Life Science
5 3 (7.69%) User Experience
6 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.56%) CUDA
6 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.56%) Fintech
6 1 (2.56%) NHS
6 1 (2.56%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (89.74%) Machine Learning
2 18 (46.15%) Visualisation
3 13 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
4 12 (30.77%) Bayesian Methods
4 12 (30.77%) Data Analysis
5 11 (28.21%) Data Modelling
5 11 (28.21%) Statistics
6 9 (23.08%) Mathematics
7 8 (20.51%) Statistical Analysis
8 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 5 (12.82%) Analytics
9 5 (12.82%) MapReduce
9 5 (12.82%) Random Forest
10 4 (10.26%) Image Processing
10 4 (10.26%) OO
10 4 (10.26%) Open Source
10 4 (10.26%) Statistical Modelling
11 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 35 (89.74%) Python
2 22 (56.41%) R
3 15 (38.46%) Java
4 14 (35.90%) C++
5 8 (20.51%) SQL
6 5 (12.82%) C#
6 5 (12.82%) MATLAB
7 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
8 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
9 2 (5.13%) C
9 2 (5.13%) Ruby
9 2 (5.13%) Scala
10 1 (2.56%) Julia
10 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) PhD
2 15 (38.46%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.56%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Capita
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) Tableau