Data Scientist

Data Scientist

Data Scientists utilise scientific methods, processes, algorithms, and systems to extract knowledge and insights from data.

A Data Scientist with use a variety of technical applications and methods to analyse high volume data sets. Using a combination of data analytics platforms, algorithms, and machine learning a data scientist will analyse one or more large data sets to produce both insights and answers to the questions posed by businesses and organisations. Once they have discovered a pattern or conclusion, they’ll produce a report or visualisation to demonstrate their findings.

Working as part of a larger programme team a Data Scientist will work to answer, often complex, questions using qualitative data.

Key skills

Data Scientists need to be highly analytical with a strong attention to detail. They’re required to have a high level of critical thinking skills alongside the ability to think strategically and problem solve. They often need to present their findings as a presentation so strong written communication skills are essential.

There are a number of technical skills needed to succeed as a Data Scientist but the ability to use data visualisation and analytics platforms are a key requirement. An understanding or, or the ability to use, machine learning or artificial intelligence as well as data mining programmes would also be a beneficial skill in this role.

Latest opportunities

Data & Analytics Summer Internship

 

The bank that’s leading the fintech charge! We’re not like the rest. We’re true innovators, and we’re redefining what a bank should be. Ours is a bank for today and the future, a mobile-first bank.

Data Architect

 

We’re Atom… The bank that’s leading the fintech charge. We’re not like the rest. We’re true innovators, and we’re redefining what a bank should be. Ours is a bank for today and the future, a mobile-first bank.

Data Catalogue Analyst

 

We’re Atom… The bank that’s leading the fintech charge! We’re not like the rest. We’re true innovators, and we’re redefining what a bank should be. Ours is a bank for today and the future, a mobile-first bank.

Data Engineer

 

Tech is at the heart of everything we do here at Atom. We’ve rebuilt the bank, from our app to our banking platform, to make sure it’s native and cloud based. Thanks to this approach, we can develop new products and ship updates to customers rapidly.

Junior Data Scientist

 

We’re Atom… The bank that’s leading the fintech charge! We’re not like the rest. We’re true innovators, and we’re redefining what a bank should be. Ours is a bank for today and the future, a mobile-first bank.

Lead Product Data Manager

 

We are looking for a Lead Product Data Manager to join the BBC’s newly formed Product Data Domain teams. Our vision is to drive towards treating Data as a Product within the digital parts of the BBC to innovate.

Principal Tracking Implementation Analyst

 

Are you excited about how to capture data to turn into actionable insights? Do you want the job satisfaction of knowing what you do improves the lives of millions of people across the UK?

Data Engineer

 

Data engineers are specialist software engineers that build, optimise and maintain data applications, systems and services. This role combines the discipline of software engineering with the knowledge and experience of building data solutions.

Business Analyst

 

leighton: 30 years and counting. Experienced and agile. Trusted by some of the world’s biggest brands. We develop and deliver custom software. We use technology to make money, save money, create efficiencies, integrate systems, solve problems.

Junior AI Scientist

£25K-35K

Reporting to the Senior AI Scientist, the Junior AI Scientist is responsible for supporting the development and maintenance of Peratech’s existing and future AI solutions.

Data Architect

£45K-65K

As a Data Architect within Seriös Group you are integral to the delivery of our client’s Data Solutions, namely cloud data platforms, IoT analytics, data integration and migration projects.

Data Engineer

£45K-65K

As a Data Engineer within Seriös Group you are a key player in the implementation of our client’s cloud data platforms, IoT analytics, data integration and migration projects.

Graduate Data Analyst

£23K-30K

As a result of continued business growth, exciting new projects and expanding our client portfolio, we are looking to expand our team with Graduate Data Analysts.

Lead Data Engineer

 

The Lead Data Engineer is a key role within the Data department in the Tech team at tombola. This role will provide leadership to our Data Engineerings, reporting directly into our Head of Data.

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Data Scientist FAQs

What progression opportunities are available from a data scientist role?

Starting from a data scientist role there are a number of routes to progress your career including moving into more technical data architect roles or progressing into managing data teams.

What is the average salary for a data scientist in the region?

The average data scientist salary in the North East in 2022 was £51,800.

Do I need a degree for a data scientist role?

If you're currently studying a degree in a relevant subject (such as computer science or data science) then that will give you a great starting point however if your degree is in a different discipline or you haven't studied a degree at all then there are still great opportunities to start your career as a data scientist including bootcamps and shorter training programmes.

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