Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Science
South West > Somerset
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 96 96
Rank change year-on-year +42 0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Data Science 40 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.06% 1.63% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% 1.77% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 18
Somerset median annual salary £55,932 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.75% +11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,850 £36,750
90th Percentile £74,375 £90,000 £50,000
South West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +22.22% -

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 907 1,130 1,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 91.99% 92.09% 92.15%
Number of salaries quoted 631 963 953
Somerset median annual salary £44,529 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.30% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,050
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 15 January 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 15 January 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 +8 19 £55,500 +24.72% 2
Bath +30 16 £71,250 +58.33% 6
Weston-super-Mare - 2 £26,500 -
Data Science
South West

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 23 (57.50%) Python
2 22 (55.00%) Machine Learning
3 18 (45.00%) Big Data
3 18 (45.00%) Collaborative Working
4 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (40.00%) Deep Learning
5 16 (40.00%) Data Engineering
6 15 (37.50%) Apache Spark
6 15 (37.50%) Hadoop
7 14 (35.00%) Scala
7 14 (35.00%) SQL
8 13 (32.50%) R
9 12 (30.00%) Algorithms
9 12 (30.00%) Coaching
9 12 (30.00%) Line Management
10 10 (25.00%) Matrix Management
11 9 (22.50%) Analytics
11 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
11 9 (22.50%) Degree
12 8 (20.00%) Ruby
12 8 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
12 8 (20.00%) Java
12 8 (20.00%) Mathematics
13 7 (17.50%) Statistics
14 6 (15.00%) Data Management
14 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (15.00%) ETL
14 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
14 6 (15.00%) Applied Mathematics
14 6 (15.00%) Predictive Analysis

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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (37.50%) Apache Spark
2 5 (12.50%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (45.00%) Big Data
2 15 (37.50%) Hadoop
3 5 (12.50%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (5.00%) CouchDB
4 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.00%) Redis
4 2 (5.00%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
1 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.50%) JMeter
1 3 (7.50%) Selenium
1 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
1 3 (7.50%) SpecFlow
1 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Data Scientist
2 8 (20.00%) Data Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Delivery Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Principal Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Senior Delivery Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Senior Manager
4 6 (15.00%) Data Science Manager
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Data Scientist
5 5 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (7.50%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Data Science Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Erlang Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Hadoop Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Head of Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.00%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) MLlib
1 5 (12.50%) Natural Language Processing
1 5 (12.50%) Pandas
1 5 (12.50%) scikit-learn
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Algorithms
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Android
1 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Machine Learning
2 18 (45.00%) Collaborative Working
3 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (40.00%) Data Engineering
4 16 (40.00%) Deep Learning
5 12 (30.00%) Coaching
5 12 (30.00%) Line Management
6 10 (25.00%) Matrix Management
7 9 (22.50%) Analytics
7 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
8 8 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
8 8 (20.00%) Mathematics
9 7 (17.50%) Statistics
10 6 (15.00%) Applied Mathematics
10 6 (15.00%) Data Management
10 6 (15.00%) ETL
10 6 (15.00%) Linear Programming
10 6 (15.00%) Predictive Analysis
10 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) Python
2 14 (35.00%) Scala
2 14 (35.00%) SQL
3 13 (32.50%) R
4 8 (20.00%) Java
4 8 (20.00%) Ruby
5 3 (7.50%) C#
6 2 (5.00%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.50%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) HDFS
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Tableau