Data Jobs

Every day, we all make hundreds of interactions which involve data. This will only increase with the advent of new technology, so data jobs are becoming increasingly important. If you’re looking for your next role as a Data Scientist, Data Engineer or Data Analyst, the specialist recruiters at Salt are here to help.

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Outside IR35 - Remote - 3-6 Months Contract We have partnered up with a sportswear manufacturer to help recruit a Tableau visualisation specialist. This role is fully remote with the…

Europe

Contract

€500 - €650.00 per day

Salt are looking to speak with a highly skilled Data Architect to work for our client. Our client is a consultancy organisation working to solve industry-defining challenges from digital transformations…

Greater London

Contract

A Global leading company is currently recruiting for a ETRM Data Analyst that has strong experience writing complex SQL querying and worked within Energy Trading Risk Management or Credit Risk.…

Greater London

Contract

£400 - £500.00 per day + Benefits

My client is looking for Data Engineers who has experience in working in a financial or insurance background. In this role you will be working for leading digital transformation business…

Greater London

Contract

£600 - £650 per day

Power BI Developer - Azure Remote working but Germany based - Rate flexible- 3 month contract - German and English speaking - ASAP start My client is looking for a…

Europe

Contract

Chief Senior Data Architect - 6 months - Inside IR35 - Working from home TBC, Covid dependent. Rate: £850 - £875 My client is looking for a Chief Data Architect…

Greater London

Contract

£850 - £875.00 per day

My client requires a BI contractor with expertise in Datorama to support them for an initial 8 weeks. You will be working on a greenfield project within the sports industry…

Greater London

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£350 - £400 per day

What are Data jobs?

The field of data encompasses Data Scientists, Data Engineers and Data Analysts. Data Engineers create the systems which the Scientists and Analysts use to examine data. Data Scientists make predictions based on data patterns. Data Analysts use data to answer questions.

Salary information and career progression

Data Analyst£40,000 - £65,000
Data Scientist£60,000 - £90,000
Machine Learning Engineer£65,000 - £90,000
Lead Data Scientist£90,000 - £120,000
Data Engineer£60,000 - £90,000
Data Architect£65,000 - £95,000
Senior Analytics Specialist£90,000 - £130,000

Opportunity

Opportunities for data-related roles are likely to grow as more companies utilise data for their products and services. Emerging fields like the Internet of Things, which allow businesses to work with data in new ways, are also likely to offer Data Scientists, Data Engineers and Data Analysts more opportunities.

  • Recent changes to the sector

    The biggest recent change in the data sector is its rapid expansion. Data is becoming huge, and businesses across most industries are hiring Data Scientists to help them make better business decisions and forecast future performance.

  • Salt’s advice for securing a Data job

    Employers’ requirements for Data jobs

    Employers looking to fill data roles will prefer candidates who have previously worked with statistics, analytics and applied mathematics. Naturally, experience working in Data Science, Engineering or Analytics is also a big plus, as is having a good knowledge of machine learning capability and associated algorithms.

    CV requirements for Data professionals

    Your CV should include relevant work experience, along with technical skills like SQL and Python capabilities. Industry-specific experience will also help securing specific roles. For Data Scientists, details of your PhD (if you have one) are desirable.

    Interview preparation

    During your interview you should be prepared to talk about your PhD or any other relevant qualifications you have undertaken. Questions may vary by industry, but expect to discuss what you have learned from your previous jobs, and how you would bring that knowledge to the table.

    Educational requirements

    Data Scientist applicants will ideally have studied statistics or mathematics academically. Candidates with PhD qualifications are preferred for high level Data Science roles.

Top Tip

"Stand out from the crowd; talk about what you’ve achieved and how you got there from detailing ds models you’ve worked with to the data operation you’ve helped scale."

— Kate McDermott, Practice Manager

Speak with Kate McDermott about Data Jobs

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