The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.
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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK
Number of salaries quoted
Median annual salary (50th Percentile)
Median % change year-on-year
UK excluding London median annual salary
% change year-on-year
Data Science Job Vacancy Trend
Job postings citing Data Science as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.
Data Science Salary Trend
3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Science.
Data Science Salary Histogram
Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Science over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.
Data Science Top 17 Job Locations
The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Science within the UK over the 6 months to 23 January 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.
For the 6 months to 23 January 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 with a requirement for Data Science.
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: