Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Science
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 94 86
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8 +12
Permanent jobs citing Data Science 15 27 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.54% 1.99% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 2.14% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 17
Somerset median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £41,377
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +2.72% -12.89%
10th Percentile £35,000 £24,167 £32,522
90th Percentile £64,149 £61,250 £53,750
South West median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +15.61%

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 882 1,259 1,180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.74% 92.98% 90.21%
Number of salaries quoted 755 953 1,047
Somerset median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 July 2018.

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 18 July 2018. 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
Bath +17 6 £40,000 -15.79%
Taunton +3 6 £47,029 +10.66% 2
Yeovil - 3 £35,000 -
Data Science
South West

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Big Data
2 5 (33.33%) Analytics
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
3 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (26.67%) SoapUI
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (26.67%) Ruby
3 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (26.67%) Selenium
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (26.67%) JMeter
3 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (26.67%) SpecFlow
3 4 (26.67%) Data Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) Power BI
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps

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 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
1 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Big Data
2 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 4 (26.67%) Power BI
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (20.00%) CouchDB
4 3 (20.00%) Redis
4 3 (20.00%) Riak
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (26.67%) JMeter
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
1 4 (26.67%) SoapUI
1 4 (26.67%) SpecFlow
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Automation Test Lead
1 4 (26.67%) Test Automation Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Data Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Data Scientist
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Data Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Erlang Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Data Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Erlang Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Fintech
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Android
1 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Analytics
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Data Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
4 3 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
4 3 (20.00%) Android Development
4 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Data Security
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) Ruby
3 3 (20.00%) Erlang
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Cloudera
1 1 (6.67%) Cognos
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Splunk
1 1 (6.67%) Tableau