Period
to 17 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Data Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Science over the 6 months to 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Science
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 77 95
Rank change year-on-year +47 +18 -10
Permanent jobs citing Data Science 53 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.32% 1.62% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.13% 1.76% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 44 14 20
Somerset median annual salary £42,557 £40,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.43% -4.12% +2.72%
10th Percentile £31,589 £35,000 £24,167
90th Percentile £57,250 £62,473 £62,125
South West median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% -5.00%

Data Science is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 743 909 1,281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 88.56% 91.82% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 610 777 975
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £28,975 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,375 £61,750 £61,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

Data Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Data Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Data Science in Somerset

Data Science
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Data Science in Somerset

Data Science
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Science in Somerset over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Science in Somerset

Data Science
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Science within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 17 July 2019. 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
Taunton +23 41 £42,557 -9.51%
Bath +8 5 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Street - 2 £81,250 - 1
Data Science
South West

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, IT jobs citing Data Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Data Science.

1 35 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (47.17%) Geospatial Data
3 23 (43.40%) Python
4 22 (41.51%) GIS
4 22 (41.51%) Data Protection Act
4 22 (41.51%) Data Protection
5 19 (35.85%) Mentoring
6 18 (33.96%) Scala
7 17 (32.08%) TOGAF
7 17 (32.08%) Big Data
7 17 (32.08%) ArchiMate
8 16 (30.19%) R
8 16 (30.19%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (22.64%) Machine Learning
9 12 (22.64%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (20.75%) MATLAB
10 11 (20.75%) Mathematics
11 10 (18.87%) Hadoop
11 10 (18.87%) SQL
11 10 (18.87%) Java
12 9 (16.98%) Degree
12 9 (16.98%) Data Analysis
13 8 (15.09%) Statistics
14 7 (13.21%) Enterprise Architecture
14 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
14 7 (13.21%) Lidar
14 7 (13.21%) Sparx
14 7 (13.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
14 7 (13.21%) Innovative Thinking
14 7 (13.21%) Deep Learning

Data Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.77%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.77%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (47.17%) Geospatial Data
2 22 (41.51%) GIS
3 17 (32.08%) Big Data
4 10 (18.87%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.77%) BigQuery
5 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.77%) Power BI
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Cucumber
1 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (9.43%) JMeter
1 5 (9.43%) Selenium
1 5 (9.43%) SoapUI
1 5 (9.43%) SpecFlow
1 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Architect
1 20 (37.74%) Solutions Architect
2 13 (24.53%) Data Scientist
3 5 (9.43%) Automation Test Lead
3 5 (9.43%) Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Test Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Data Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Data Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Data Science Leader
6 1 (1.89%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.89%) Node.js
2 1 (1.89%) React
2 1 (1.89%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (41.51%) Data Protection Act
2 16 (30.19%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (13.21%) Lidar
4 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.89%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (41.51%) Data Protection
3 19 (35.85%) Mentoring
4 17 (32.08%) ArchiMate
4 17 (32.08%) TOGAF
5 12 (22.64%) Machine Learning
5 12 (22.64%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (20.75%) Mathematics
7 9 (16.98%) Data Analysis
8 8 (15.09%) Statistics
9 7 (13.21%) Data Engineering
9 7 (13.21%) Deep Learning
9 7 (13.21%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (13.21%) Innovative Thinking
9 7 (13.21%) IT Strategy
9 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
10 6 (11.32%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 6 (11.32%) User Stories
11 5 (9.43%) Matrix Management
11 5 (9.43%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) Python
2 18 (33.96%) Scala
3 16 (30.19%) R
4 11 (20.75%) MATLAB
5 10 (18.87%) Java
5 10 (18.87%) SQL
6 6 (11.32%) C#
6 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (9.43%) Ruby
8 4 (7.55%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Degree
2 5 (9.43%) Numerate Degree
2 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) MCSD
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Sparx
2 2 (3.77%) Google
2 2 (3.77%) IBM
2 2 (3.77%) SAP
2 2 (3.77%) Tableau
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft