Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Science
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 212 261
Rank change year-on-year +23 +49 +39
Permanent jobs citing Data Science 58 55 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.93% 0.80% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.85% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 35 46 17
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% - +48.65%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £33,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £95,000 £72,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £48,750 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -11.36% +4.76% +36.36%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,768 6,476 7,517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 92.73% 93.72% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4,861 5,496 6,256
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

Data Science
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Science in West Yorkshire

Data Science
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Data Science in West Yorkshire

Data Science
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Science in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Science in West Yorkshire

Data Science
Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. 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
Leeds +24 53 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Bradford - 1 £32,500 -
Castleford - 1 £85,000 -
Data Science
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Data Science.

1 31 (53.45%) SQL
1 31 (53.45%) Python
2 27 (46.55%) Analytics
3 19 (32.76%) Linux
3 19 (32.76%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (31.03%) Hadoop
5 17 (29.31%) R
5 17 (29.31%) Big Data
5 17 (29.31%) Data Analytics
6 14 (24.14%) Machine Learning
6 14 (24.14%) Data Management
6 14 (24.14%) PHP
7 12 (20.69%) Red Hat
7 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (18.97%) ETL
8 11 (18.97%) Apache Hive
8 11 (18.97%) DevOps
9 10 (17.24%) Tableau
9 10 (17.24%) Apache Spark
10 9 (15.52%) HTML
10 9 (15.52%) Java
10 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
10 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
10 9 (15.52%) CSS
10 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (15.52%) Data Integration
10 9 (15.52%) AngularJS
11 8 (13.79%) Jenkins

Data Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 10 (17.24%) Apache Spark
2 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.90%) Apache
3 4 (6.90%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.72%) Tornado
4 1 (1.72%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.45%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (3.45%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.45%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.45%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.72%) GitHub
4 1 (1.72%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) Hadoop
2 17 (29.31%) Big Data
3 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (18.97%) Apache Hive
5 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
6 8 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (13.79%) Power BI
6 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (12.07%) Data Lake
7 7 (12.07%) MongoDB
7 7 (12.07%) MySQL
7 7 (12.07%) NoSQL
7 7 (12.07%) QlikView
8 5 (8.62%) Sqoop
9 4 (6.90%) HBase
9 4 (6.90%) Impala
9 4 (6.90%) MOLAP
9 4 (6.90%) OLAP
9 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
1 8 (13.79%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.34%) SonarQube
2 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (6.90%) Marketing
2 3 (5.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Games
3 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Data Scientist
2 13 (22.41%) Architect
3 11 (18.97%) Developer
4 10 (17.24%) Data Architect
5 6 (10.34%) Data Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Lead Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Lead Data Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Data Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Applications Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Angular Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Big Data Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Data Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Digital Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) AngularJS
1 9 (15.52%) CSS
1 9 (15.52%) HTML
2 6 (10.34%) .NET
3 5 (8.62%) Kafka
3 5 (8.62%) REST
4 4 (6.90%) JSON
4 4 (6.90%) SOAP
4 4 (6.90%) XML
4 4 (6.90%) XSD
5 2 (3.45%) LAMP
5 2 (3.45%) Middleware
5 2 (3.45%) Web Services
6 1 (1.72%) ggplot
6 1 (1.72%) J2EE
6 1 (1.72%) LDAP
6 1 (1.72%) Node.js
6 1 (1.72%) RESTful
6 1 (1.72%) TensorFlow
6 1 (1.72%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) User Experience
2 7 (12.07%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.90%) Replication
3 4 (6.90%) Taxonomies
4 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) Linux
2 8 (13.79%) Ubuntu
3 7 (12.07%) CentOS
4 5 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Analytics
2 19 (32.76%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (29.31%) Data Analytics
4 14 (24.14%) Data Management
4 14 (24.14%) Machine Learning
5 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.97%) DevOps
5 11 (18.97%) ETL
6 9 (15.52%) Data Integration
7 8 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (13.79%) Data Modelling
7 8 (13.79%) Market Research
7 8 (13.79%) Statistical Analysis
8 7 (12.07%) ITIL
8 7 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (12.07%) SDLC
8 7 (12.07%) Threat Management
9 6 (10.34%) Scrum
9 6 (10.34%) Software Testing
9 6 (10.34%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (53.45%) Python
1 31 (53.45%) SQL
2 17 (29.31%) R
3 14 (24.14%) PHP
4 9 (15.52%) Java
4 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
5 7 (12.07%) C#
6 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
6 6 (10.34%) VB
6 6 (10.34%) VB.NET
6 6 (10.34%) VB6
6 6 (10.34%) VBA
7 5 (8.62%) Go
7 5 (8.62%) Scala
8 4 (6.90%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
1 7 (12.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (5.17%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.72%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.72%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) HDFS
2 5 (8.62%) Docker
3 4 (6.90%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) Ansible
2 7 (12.07%) Xymon
2 7 (12.07%) ZABBIX
3 6 (10.34%) Oozie
4 2 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Red Hat
2 10 (17.24%) Tableau
3 6 (10.34%) Cognos
3 6 (10.34%) Informatica
3 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.34%) MuleSoft
3 6 (10.34%) Oracle
3 6 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (6.90%) Askia
5 3 (5.17%) Google
6 1 (1.72%) Alteryx