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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 29 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Science
England > South East
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 96 164 191
Rank change year-on-year +68 +27 +19
Permanent jobs citing Data Science 748 325 213
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.34% 2.09% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 2.23% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 214 161 153
10th Percentile £33,325 £42,500 £35,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £48,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £69,250 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.42% +4.35% +6.48%
75th Percentile £84,688 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £80,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £72,500 £67,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.81% +3.46% -

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 21,064 14,562 12,938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.99% 93.72% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11,949 10,364 10,583
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,186 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.59% +0.37% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.19% +2.73% +4.76%

Data Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Data Science as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Data Science in the South East

Data Science
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Science in the South East.

Salary trend for Data Science in the South East

Data Science
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Science in the South East over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Data Science in the South East

Data Science
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Science within the South East region over the 6 months to 29 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +43 320 £55,000 -15.38% 17
Berkshire +33 146 £52,500 -19.23% 6
Buckinghamshire +22 122 £38,750 -59.21% 7
Surrey +27 120 £75,000 +42.86% 7
Hampshire -16 115 £55,000 -8.33% 13
Kent +16 88 £78,500 -
Oxfordshire +3 62 £100,000 +77.78% 4
East Sussex +14 53 £67,572 +35.14% 2
West Sussex +20 36 £61,750 +30.00% 1
Middlesex - 5 - -
Sussex -4 2 - -
Data Science
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, 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 South East region with a requirement for Data Science.

1 390 (52.14%) Python
2 358 (47.86%) Agile
3 319 (42.65%) Analytics
4 277 (37.03%) Degree
5 251 (33.56%) Computer Science
6 233 (31.15%) AWS
7 229 (30.61%) Artificial Intelligence
8 218 (29.14%) SQL
8 218 (29.14%) Social Skills
9 202 (27.01%) Software Engineering
10 196 (26.20%) DevOps
11 179 (23.93%) Finance
12 173 (23.13%) C#
13 165 (22.06%) Azure
14 163 (21.79%) Problem-Solving
15 161 (21.52%) Machine Learning
16 159 (21.26%) JavaScript
17 154 (20.59%) HTML
18 148 (19.79%) Risk Management
19 144 (19.25%) Algorithms
20 141 (18.85%) Java
21 139 (18.58%) CSS
22 137 (18.32%) Mathematics
23 134 (17.91%) Data Engineering
24 129 (17.25%) Creative Thinking
25 128 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
26 126 (16.84%) Data Management
27 123 (16.44%) GCP
28 117 (15.64%) CI/CD
29 115 (15.37%) Mentoring

Data Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 50 (6.68%) Apache Spark
2 33 (4.41%) SAS
3 20 (2.67%) Apache
3 20 (2.67%) CMS
4 15 (2.01%) Apache Airflow
5 11 (1.47%) Apache Solr
6 10 (1.34%) Confluence
7 7 (0.94%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.40%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 86 (11.50%) Campfire
2 43 (5.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
4 27 (3.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (1.34%) Sketch
6 7 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (2.54%) Academy Housing
2 3 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 233 (31.15%) AWS
2 165 (22.06%) Azure
3 123 (16.44%) GCP
4 97 (12.97%) Power Platform
5 96 (12.83%) Serverless
6 44 (5.88%) SaaS
7 38 (5.08%) Google Workspace
7 38 (5.08%) Slack
8 20 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (2.54%) npm
10 18 (2.41%) GitHub
11 16 (2.14%) Azure Data Factory
12 13 (1.74%) Amazon Kinesis
13 11 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
13 11 (1.47%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 11 (1.47%) PowerApps
14 10 (1.34%) CloudFront
14 10 (1.34%) Figma
14 10 (1.34%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 93 (12.43%) Broadband
2 14 (1.87%) Internet
3 10 (1.34%) Firewall
4 7 (0.94%) Network Security
5 3 (0.40%) DNS
6 2 (0.27%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.27%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (0.27%) VPN
7 1 (0.13%) 5G
7 1 (0.13%) HTTP
7 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.13%) IPv6
7 1 (0.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (12.83%) Power BI
2 86 (11.50%) Big Data
3 60 (8.02%) Elasticsearch
4 51 (6.82%) SQL Server
5 50 (6.68%) NoSQL
6 48 (6.42%) Hadoop
7 47 (6.28%) Data Lake
8 41 (5.48%) Data Mining
8 41 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (3.48%) Apache Hive
10 22 (2.94%) Relational Database
11 21 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (2.81%) Tableau
12 17 (2.27%) Base SAS
12 17 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (2.14%) RDBMS
14 13 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
15 11 (1.47%) HBase
16 10 (1.34%) MongoDB
17 8 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 84 (11.23%) JIRA
2 70 (9.36%) Jenkins
3 45 (6.02%) Git (software)
4 23 (3.07%) Visual Studio
5 21 (2.81%) ESLint
6 20 (2.67%) IDA Disassembler
7 19 (2.54%) GitLab
8 10 (1.34%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.40%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.27%) Babel
11 2 (0.27%) Mocha
11 2 (0.27%) Selenium
11 2 (0.27%) webpack
12 1 (0.13%) fastlane
12 1 (0.13%) RStudio
12 1 (0.13%) Subversion
12 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
General
1 218 (29.14%) Social Skills
2 179 (23.93%) Finance
3 112 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (8.82%) Marketing
5 44 (5.88%) Legal
6 43 (5.75%) Organisational Skills
7 35 (4.68%) Aviation
8 29 (3.88%) Retail
9 28 (3.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 28 (3.74%) Public Sector
10 26 (3.48%) Influencing Skills
10 26 (3.48%) Manufacturing
11 18 (2.41%) Law
12 17 (2.27%) Financial Institution
12 17 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (2.14%) Presentation Skills
14 9 (1.20%) Telecoms
15 8 (1.07%) Documentation Skills
15 8 (1.07%) Electronics
15 8 (1.07%) Games
Job Titles
1 113 (15.11%) Software Engineer
2 85 (11.36%) Developer
3 68 (9.09%) Data Scientist
4 52 (6.95%) Data Engineer
5 49 (6.55%) Full Stack Developer
6 46 (6.15%) Data Manager
7 43 (5.75%) Graduate
8 41 (5.48%) Principal Engineer
9 40 (5.35%) Analyst
10 28 (3.74%) Principal Software Engineer
11 26 (3.48%) Senior Software Engineer
12 25 (3.34%) Data Analyst
13 22 (2.94%) Programmer
13 22 (2.94%) Statistical Programmer
14 20 (2.67%) Malware Researcher
14 20 (2.67%) Malware Specialist
14 20 (2.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
14 20 (2.67%) Senior Developer
14 20 (2.67%) Threat Researcher
14 20 (2.67%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (20.59%) HTML
2 139 (18.58%) CSS
3 108 (14.44%) React
4 101 (13.50%) AngularJS
5 86 (11.50%) HTML5
6 83 (11.10%) Vue.js
7 66 (8.82%) CSS3
7 66 (8.82%) WinForms
7 66 (8.82%) WPF
8 62 (8.29%) .NET
9 33 (4.41%) Sass
10 27 (3.61%) Elastic Stack
11 24 (3.21%) Node.js
11 24 (3.21%) Web Services
12 23 (3.07%) Kafka
13 22 (2.94%) ASP.NET
14 20 (2.67%) RESTful
15 19 (2.54%) Android SDK
16 17 (2.27%) Spring
17 15 (2.01%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 144 (19.25%) Algorithms
2 93 (12.43%) User Experience
3 88 (11.76%) Data Structures
4 62 (8.29%) Life Science
5 31 (4.14%) Blog
6 30 (4.01%) Management Information System
7 25 (3.34%) Cyberthreat
8 23 (3.07%) IoT
8 23 (3.07%) Linux Command Line
9 21 (2.81%) Mobile App
10 20 (2.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 20 (2.67%) PMI
11 18 (2.41%) Blockchain
12 12 (1.60%) Robotics
13 11 (1.47%) Cyberattack
13 11 (1.47%) Social Media
14 9 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
14 9 (1.20%) Virtual Team
15 8 (1.07%) Private Cloud
15 8 (1.07%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 63 (8.42%) Windows
2 55 (7.35%) Linux
3 25 (3.34%) Android
4 15 (2.01%) Unix
5 14 (1.87%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.53%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.53%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (47.86%) Agile
2 319 (42.65%) Analytics
3 251 (33.56%) Computer Science
4 229 (30.61%) Artificial Intelligence
5 202 (27.01%) Software Engineering
6 196 (26.20%) DevOps
7 163 (21.79%) Problem-Solving
8 161 (21.52%) Machine Learning
9 148 (19.79%) Risk Management
10 137 (18.32%) Mathematics
11 134 (17.91%) Data Engineering
12 129 (17.25%) Creative Thinking
13 128 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
14 126 (16.84%) Data Management
15 117 (15.64%) CI/CD
16 115 (15.37%) Mentoring
17 111 (14.84%) Full Stack Development
18 109 (14.57%) Scrum
19 101 (13.50%) TDD
20 99 (13.24%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 390 (52.14%) Python
2 218 (29.14%) SQL
3 173 (23.13%) C#
4 159 (21.26%) JavaScript
5 141 (18.85%) Java
6 110 (14.71%) C
6 110 (14.71%) C++
7 66 (8.82%) Objective-C
8 59 (7.89%) R
9 46 (6.15%) TypeScript
10 38 (5.08%) Go
11 19 (2.54%) VB.NET
12 17 (2.27%) SAS Macro
13 16 (2.14%) Kotlin
14 12 (1.60%) Rust
15 11 (1.47%) Bash
15 11 (1.47%) Shell Script
16 10 (1.34%) T-SQL
17 9 (1.20%) PowerShell
18 8 (1.07%) Scala
Qualifications
1 277 (37.03%) Degree
2 102 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (5.61%) PhD
4 30 (4.01%) Security Cleared
5 20 (2.67%) PMI Certification
6 17 (2.27%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.34%) Master's Degree
8 8 (1.07%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.94%) APMP
10 5 (0.67%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.40%) MBA
11 3 (0.40%) MCSE
11 3 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.27%) CISSP
12 2 (0.27%) GCFA
12 2 (0.27%) GCIA
12 2 (0.27%) GCIH
12 2 (0.27%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (9.22%) Accessibility
2 55 (7.35%) GDPR
3 33 (4.41%) QA
4 27 (3.61%) Data Quality
5 19 (2.54%) WCAG
6 18 (2.41%) CDISC
7 16 (2.14%) Good Clinical Practice
8 5 (0.67%) GxP
8 5 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.27%) NIST
11 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
System Software
1 60 (8.02%) Docker
2 7 (0.94%) Firmware
3 3 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 72 (9.63%) Kubernetes
2 41 (5.48%) Kibana
3 8 (1.07%) Ansible
4 6 (0.80%) Terraform
5 4 (0.53%) Grafana
6 3 (0.40%) logstash
6 3 (0.40%) Puppet
7 1 (0.13%) Graylog
7 1 (0.13%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 92 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 36 (4.81%) Databricks
3 35 (4.68%) Google
4 25 (3.34%) Palantir
5 18 (2.41%) Brandwatch
6 12 (1.60%) LexisNexis
7 10 (1.34%) Foundry
8 7 (0.94%) Adobe
8 7 (0.94%) Cognizant
8 7 (0.94%) IBM
9 6 (0.80%) Informatica
9 6 (0.80%) SAP
10 5 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.40%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.40%) BT
11 3 (0.40%) Citrix
11 3 (0.40%) Oracle
11 3 (0.40%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.40%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 3 (0.40%) VMware