Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Science
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 174 206 244
Rank change year-on-year +32 +38 +52
Permanent jobs citing Data Science 50 49 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.03% 0.74% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.79% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 47 43 22
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +50.00% -40.43%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £30,025
90th Percentile £65,000 £94,500 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £59,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.61% +31.67% +5.88%

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 4,436 6,182 6,694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.69% 92.88% 92.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3,703 5,269 5,748
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £27,250 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% +4.94% +1.25%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +18 35 £50,000 -4.76% 9
Bradford - 9 £42,500 - 1
Wakefield - 2 £42,000 -
Keighley - 2 £50,000 -
Huddersfield - 1 £57,500 -
Data Science
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 35 (70.00%) Analytics
2 30 (60.00%) Python
3 27 (54.00%) SQL
4 24 (48.00%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (40.00%) Data Analytics
6 17 (34.00%) R
7 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (28.00%) Tableau
9 14 (28.00%) Degree
10 13 (26.00%) Machine Learning
10 13 (26.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (24.00%) C#
11 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
11 12 (24.00%) Mathematics
12 11 (22.00%) Project Management
12 11 (22.00%) Power BI
13 10 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (18.00%) Data Modelling
14 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
14 9 (18.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (18.00%) Marketing
15 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (16.00%) Data Quality
15 8 (16.00%) Finance
15 8 (16.00%) Data Management
15 8 (16.00%) Data Strategy
16 7 (14.00%) Analytical Mindset
16 7 (14.00%) DevOps
16 7 (14.00%) AngularJS

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 6 (12.00%) SAS
2 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.00%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.00%) Amazon Kinesis
2 5 (10.00%) Amazon SageMaker
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (22.00%) Power BI
3 10 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (18.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (14.00%) Big Data
7 6 (12.00%) Data Lake
8 5 (10.00%) Amazon Aurora
8 5 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (10.00%) MongoDB
8 5 (10.00%) Pentaho
8 5 (10.00%) QlikView
8 5 (10.00%) Snowflake Schema
9 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (4.00%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (4.00%) SAS EBI
11 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) SonarQube
1 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (18.00%) Marketing
2 8 (16.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Legal
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Analyst
2 15 (30.00%) Developer
3 13 (26.00%) Data Scientist
4 8 (16.00%) Data Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Insight Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Data Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.00%) ETL Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Marketing Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Marketing Insight Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Head of PMO
7 2 (4.00%) Head of Project Management
7 2 (4.00%) PMO Officer
7 2 (4.00%) Project Management Officer
7 2 (4.00%) Project Officer
8 1 (2.00%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.00%) Research Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Research Scientist
8 1 (2.00%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) .NET
1 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
1 7 (14.00%) CSS
1 7 (14.00%) HTML
2 5 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (4.00%) TensorFlow
4 1 (2.00%) Kafka
4 1 (2.00%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.00%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.00%) Analytical Mindset
3 6 (12.00%) Algorithms
4 5 (10.00%) User Experience
5 2 (4.00%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (70.00%) Analytics
2 24 (48.00%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (40.00%) Data Analytics
4 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (26.00%) Machine Learning
6 12 (24.00%) Mathematics
7 11 (22.00%) Project Management
8 9 (18.00%) Data Modelling
9 8 (16.00%) Data Management
9 8 (16.00%) Data Strategy
10 7 (14.00%) Data Integration
10 7 (14.00%) DevOps
10 7 (14.00%) ETL
10 7 (14.00%) TDD
11 6 (12.00%) Data Transformation
12 5 (10.00%) Business Analytics
12 5 (10.00%) Change Data Capture
12 5 (10.00%) Multivariate Testing
12 5 (10.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 5 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 30 (60.00%) Python
2 27 (54.00%) SQL
3 17 (34.00%) R
4 12 (24.00%) C#
4 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.00%) VB.NET
6 6 (12.00%) Java
7 5 (10.00%) MATLAB
7 5 (10.00%) PHP
7 5 (10.00%) Ruby
7 5 (10.00%) Scala
7 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 5 (10.00%) VB
7 5 (10.00%) VB6
7 5 (10.00%) VBA
8 3 (6.00%) Go
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (10.00%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.00%) PMO
3 2 (4.00%) IFRS
3 2 (4.00%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Tableau
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle
3 5 (10.00%) Cognos
3 5 (10.00%) Informatica
3 5 (10.00%) MuleSoft
3 5 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Alteryx