Lead Data Scientist Jobs in the UK excluding London

Lead Data Scientist
UK > UK excluding London

The median Lead Data Scientist salary in the UK excluding London is £75,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 24 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
24 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 691 670 831
Rank change year-on-year -21 +161 -77
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Data Scientist 17 16 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.026% 0.033% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.037% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 18
10th Percentile £49,396 £58,750 -
25th Percentile £52,560 £70,000 £46,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £92,778 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -19.16% +32.54% +21.74%
75th Percentile £80,000 £96,539 £85,313
90th Percentile £85,250 £111,308 £104,350
UK median annual salary £80,000 £85,000 £88,750
% change year-on-year -5.88% -4.23% -1.39%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 63,100 43,692 74,730
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 89.63% 94.91%
Number of salaries quoted 42,405 27,908 44,487
10th Percentile £27,750 £29,750 £29,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £38,750 £38,041
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £51,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +1.94% +8.42%
75th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £78,299 £80,000 £80,250
UK median annual salary £54,700 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.83% - +9.09%

Lead Data Scientist
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Data Scientist in the UK excluding London

Lead Data Scientist
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Lead Data Scientist in the UK excluding London

Lead Data Scientist
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Lead Data Scientist in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 24 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Lead Data Scientist in the UK excluding London

Lead Data Scientist
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 Lead Data Scientist within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 24 July 2024. 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
South East +1 7 £49,396 -31.87% 1
West Midlands -9 5 £80,000 -
Midlands -13 5 £80,000 -
South West -9 3 £77,500 +24.00% 2
North of England +8 2 £60,000 -35.33%
North West -1 2 £60,000 -9.43%
Lead Data Scientist
UK

Lead Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2024, Lead Data Scientist job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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 Lead Data Scientist in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Data Science
2 14 (82.35%) Python
3 10 (58.82%) R
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (35.29%) Machine Learning
5 6 (35.29%) Algorithms
5 6 (35.29%) Power Platform
5 6 (35.29%) Power BI
6 5 (29.41%) Dashboard Development
6 5 (29.41%) Degree
6 5 (29.41%) Visualisation
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (23.53%) Azure
7 4 (23.53%) Statistics
7 4 (23.53%) Analytics
7 4 (23.53%) Social Skills
8 3 (17.65%) Decision-Making
8 3 (17.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 3 (17.65%) PyTorch
8 3 (17.65%) Data Structures
8 3 (17.65%) TensorFlow
8 3 (17.65%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (17.65%) Natural Language Processing
8 3 (17.65%) Coaching
8 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
8 3 (17.65%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management

Lead Data Scientist Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Power Platform
2 4 (23.53%) Azure
3 2 (11.76%) GCP
4 1 (5.88%) Azure Machine Learning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Power BI
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (5.88%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 4 (23.53%) Social Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) PyTorch
1 3 (17.65%) TensorFlow
2 2 (11.76%) NumPy
2 2 (11.76%) Pandas
2 2 (11.76%) scikit-learn
3 1 (5.88%) EDI
3 1 (5.88%) Keras
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Algorithms
2 3 (17.65%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.88%) Grid Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Data Science
2 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (35.29%) Machine Learning
3 5 (29.41%) Dashboard Development
3 5 (29.41%) Visualisation
4 4 (23.53%) Analytics
4 4 (23.53%) Statistics
5 3 (17.65%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) Coaching
5 3 (17.65%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (17.65%) Decision-Making
5 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
5 3 (17.65%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Analytical Modelling
6 2 (11.76%) Data Interpretation
6 2 (11.76%) MLOps
6 2 (11.76%) Storytelling
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (11.76%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Python
2 10 (58.82%) R
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Julia
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) PhD
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Accessibility
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Databricks
3 1 (5.88%) Sun