Period
to 24 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Science
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 95 85
Rank change year-on-year +27 -10 +13
Permanent jobs citing Data Science 14 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.73% 0.52% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 0.56% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 6
South Yorkshire median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -1.84% -14.66%
10th Percentile £21,250 £35,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £79,000 £105,000 £58,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +37.50%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 744 1,073 1,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 91.97% 93.63% 91.16%
Number of salaries quoted 606 788 923
South Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,125 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +3.66%

Data Science
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Science in South Yorkshire

Data Science
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Data Science in South Yorkshire

Data Science
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Science in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Data Science in South Yorkshire

Data Science
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 February 2020. 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
Sheffield +30 11 £62,500 +56.25% 5
Doncaster - 3 £22,500 -
Data Science
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Data Science.

1 11 (78.57%) Python
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Big Data
3 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (42.86%) Tableau
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (35.71%) SAS
5 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (35.71%) QlikView
5 5 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (28.57%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 4 (28.57%) Qlik Sense
6 4 (28.57%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 4 (28.57%) Machine Learning
6 4 (28.57%) Analytics
6 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
7 3 (21.43%) Azure
7 3 (21.43%) AWS
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) Apache Spark
7 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
8 2 (14.29%) Scala
8 2 (14.29%) R
8 2 (14.29%) Data Engineering
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (14.29%) ETL
8 2 (14.29%) Data Lake
9 1 (7.14%) Unix

Data Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (35.71%) SAS
2 3 (21.43%) Apache Spark
3 1 (7.14%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) AWS
1 3 (21.43%) Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Big Data
2 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (35.71%) QlikView
3 4 (28.57%) Qlik Sense
4 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
5 2 (14.29%) Data Lake
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (7.14%) Power BI
6 1 (7.14%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (7.14%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Data Scientist
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Data Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Graduate
2 2 (14.29%) Junior
2 2 (14.29%) Python Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Scala Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) AWS Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Head of Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Head of Data Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (28.57%) Analytics
2 4 (28.57%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 4 (28.57%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 4 (28.57%) Machine Learning
2 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Data Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Data Munging
5 1 (7.14%) Data Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Data Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Python
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) R
3 2 (14.29%) Scala
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Tableau
2 1 (7.14%) Informatica
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle