Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Science
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 108 85
Rank change year-on-year +39 -23 +8
Permanent jobs citing Data Science 18 17 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.09% 1.29% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.39% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 18
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £47,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.52% +15.85% -13.68%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,584 £32,526
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,625 £45,725
South West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%

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 784 1,223 1,212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 91.06% 92.72% 92.10%
Number of salaries quoted 663 967 1,061
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,800 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,864 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.06% +5.00% -

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +38 8 £37,500 -26.83% 1
Taunton +1 6 £47,029 -0.99% 7
Yeovil - 3 £35,000 -
Data Science
South West

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 9 (50.00%) Ruby
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Hadoop
3 7 (38.89%) Visualisation
3 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
3 7 (38.89%) Big Data
3 7 (38.89%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
4 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 6 (33.33%) SpecFlow
4 6 (33.33%) DevOps
4 6 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 6 (33.33%) JMeter
4 6 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 6 (33.33%) Selenium
4 6 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (27.78%) Analytics
5 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Apache Spark
6 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
6 4 (22.22%) Power BI
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence

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 5 (27.78%) Apache Spark
2 3 (16.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Hadoop
2 7 (38.89%) Big Data
3 4 (22.22%) Power BI
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) CouchDB
5 2 (11.11%) Redis
5 2 (11.11%) Riak
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 6 (33.33%) JMeter
1 6 (33.33%) Selenium
1 6 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 6 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Data Scientist
2 6 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
2 6 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Data Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Data Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Erlang Software Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Junior
7 1 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Junior Data Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Junior Data Scientist
7 1 (5.56%) Lead Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) MLlib
1 3 (16.67%) Natural Language Processing
1 3 (16.67%) Pandas
1 3 (16.67%) scikit-learn
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
2 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
2 7 (38.89%) Visualisation
3 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (33.33%) DevOps
3 6 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Analytics
4 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (22.22%) Machine Learning
6 3 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
6 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Data Analytics
6 3 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (16.67%) Deep Learning
6 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.11%) Android Development
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Ruby
2 7 (38.89%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) Python
4 4 (22.22%) R
5 3 (16.67%) Scala
6 2 (11.11%) Erlang
7 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Numerate Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Tableau
2 1 (5.56%) Cognos