Period
to 12 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Data Science Director was - in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Science Director
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 690 - 856
Rank change year-on-year - +856 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Science Director 7 0 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.013% - 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% - 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) - - £90,000
UK median annual salary £105,000 £117,500 £93,750
% change year-on-year -10.64% +25.33% -30.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 50,912 44,803 79,266
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.27% 95.76% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 37,226 36,120 62,925
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -

Data Science Director
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured Data Science Director in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Science Director in the UK excluding London

Data Science Director
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Science Director in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Data Science Director in the UK excluding London

Data Science Director
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Science Director within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 12 June 2021. 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
East of England - 7 - -
Data Science Director
UK

Data Science Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, Data Science Director job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the UK excluding London region featuring Data Science Director in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Data Science
2 6 (85.71%) PhD
2 6 (85.71%) Economics
2 6 (85.71%) Statistics
2 6 (85.71%) Mathematics
3 4 (57.14%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) Life Science
3 4 (57.14%) Facebook
3 4 (57.14%) Analytics
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (57.14%) Decision-Making
3 4 (57.14%) Instagram
4 3 (42.86%) Thought Leadership
4 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
4 3 (42.86%) Electronic Patient Records
4 3 (42.86%) Master's Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (42.86%) Bayesian Methods
4 3 (42.86%) Information Retrieval
4 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 3 (42.86%) Biostatistics
4 3 (42.86%) R
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Machine Learning
4 3 (42.86%) Law
4 3 (42.86%) Data Mining
4 3 (42.86%) SAS
4 3 (42.86%) Biometrics

Data Science Director Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 3 (42.86%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Mining
1 3 (42.86%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (42.86%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Life Science
2 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
3 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Data Science
2 6 (85.71%) Economics
2 6 (85.71%) Mathematics
2 6 (85.71%) Statistics
3 4 (57.14%) Analytics
3 4 (57.14%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) Decision-Making
4 3 (42.86%) Bayesian Methods
4 3 (42.86%) Biometrics
4 3 (42.86%) Biostatistics
4 3 (42.86%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (42.86%) Information Retrieval
4 3 (42.86%) Machine Learning
4 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 3 (42.86%) Physics
4 3 (42.86%) Thought Leadership
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) DNA
5 1 (14.29%) Ontologies
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Python
1 3 (42.86%) R
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) PhD
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Facebook
1 4 (57.14%) Instagram