The table below looks at the statistics for Machine Learning skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Machine Learning over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Machine Learning
Rank 213 238 216
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -22
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 40 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.71% 0.13% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.15% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32 8 22
Median salary £51,250 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% +12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
Machine Learning
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4965 5225 5180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.63% 87.42% 84.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4157 4397 4261
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Machine Learning
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Machine Learning as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Machine Learning Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Machine Learning
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Machine Learning across the South West region.

Machine Learning Salary Trend in the South West

Machine Learning
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Machine Learning across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Machine Learning Salary Histogram in the South West

Machine Learning
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Machine Learning within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon +28 20 £50,000 +100.00%
Dorset +21 9 £77,500 +72.22% 2
Bristol +9 4 £65,000 +40.54% 2
Gloucestershire -9 4 £55,000 -8.33%
Somerset - 2 £35,000 - 3
Wiltshire - 1 £47,500 - 1
Machine Learning
England

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Machine Learning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 72 (72.73%) Analytics
2 67 (67.68%) Python
3 64 (64.65%) SQL
4 62 (62.63%) Hadoop
4 62 (62.63%) Data Analytics
5 61 (61.62%) Apache Spark
5 61 (61.62%) R
6 60 (60.61%) Computer Science
7 59 (59.60%) Java
8 56 (56.57%) Degree
8 56 (56.57%) Scala
9 51 (51.52%) Apache Hive
10 49 (49.49%) PhD
11 46 (46.46%) Analytical Skills
12 42 (42.42%) Finance
13 41 (41.41%) C++
14 40 (40.40%) Apache Pig
15 38 (38.38%) SAS
16 37 (37.37%) MongoDB
17 36 (36.36%) MATLAB
18 34 (34.34%) Big Data
19 31 (31.31%) Data Analysis
20 30 (30.30%) MapReduce
21 27 (27.27%) NoSQL
22 26 (26.26%) Visualisation
23 25 (25.25%) SPSS
23 25 (25.25%) Data Mining
23 25 (25.25%) Prototyping
24 22 (22.22%) JavaScript
25 21 (21.21%) C#

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 61 (61.62%) Apache Spark
2 40 (40.40%) Apache Pig
3 38 (38.38%) SAS
4 3 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 25 (25.25%) SPSS
2 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.07%) IaaS
2 7 (7.07%) PaaS
3 5 (5.05%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (62.63%) Hadoop
2 51 (51.52%) Apache Hive
3 37 (37.37%) MongoDB
4 34 (34.34%) Big Data
5 27 (27.27%) NoSQL
6 25 (25.25%) Data Mining
7 18 (18.18%) QlikView
8 16 (16.16%) Impala
9 15 (15.15%) MySQL
10 13 (13.13%) Amazon Redshift
10 13 (13.13%) Neo4j
10 13 (13.13%) Parquet
11 12 (12.12%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (7.07%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (7.07%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (4.04%) SQL Server
14 3 (3.03%) Data Lake
15 2 (2.02%) HBase
15 2 (2.02%) Mahout
15 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (42.42%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Electronics
3 5 (5.05%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.04%) Marketing
5 3 (3.03%) Advertising
5 3 (3.03%) Retail
6 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (55.56%) Data Scientist
2 28 (28.28%) Developer
3 18 (18.18%) Analyst
3 18 (18.18%) Analyst Developer
3 18 (18.18%) Data Analyst
4 11 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 7 (7.07%) .NET Developer
5 7 (7.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (7.07%) C# Developer
5 7 (7.07%) Developer Analyst
6 6 (6.06%) Cloud Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Azure Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Head of Development
8 4 (4.04%) Head of Software Development
8 4 (4.04%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Chief Technology Officer
9 3 (3.03%) Data Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Research Engineer
10 2 (2.02%) Senior Data Engineer
10 2 (2.02%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.17%) XML
2 13 (13.13%) .NET
2 13 (13.13%) JSON
2 13 (13.13%) Spark Streaming
3 7 (7.07%) .NET Framework
3 7 (7.07%) RESTful
3 7 (7.07%) Web Services
4 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.03%) ELK Stack
5 3 (3.03%) Kafka
6 2 (2.02%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (1.01%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 60 (60.61%) Computer Science
2 46 (46.46%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (26.26%) Visualisation
4 15 (15.15%) Mathematics
5 9 (9.09%) Statistics
6 8 (8.08%) Robotics
7 7 (7.07%) Artificial Intelligence
7 7 (7.07%) Internet of Things
7 7 (7.07%) Mobile App
7 7 (7.07%) Physics
8 6 (6.06%) Cybercrime
8 6 (6.06%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.02%) Algorithms
9 2 (2.02%) Social Media
10 1 (1.01%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (72.73%) Analytics
2 62 (62.63%) Data Analytics
3 31 (31.31%) Data Analysis
4 30 (30.30%) MapReduce
5 25 (25.25%) Prototyping
6 20 (20.20%) Data Visualisation
7 19 (19.19%) Statistical Modelling
8 18 (18.18%) ETL
9 17 (17.17%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (15.15%) Open Source
11 14 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (14.14%) Big Data Analytics
11 14 (14.14%) Data Management
11 14 (14.14%) OpenUP
12 13 (13.13%) Data Acquisition
12 13 (13.13%) RDF
13 11 (11.11%) Scrum
13 11 (11.11%) Software Engineering
14 8 (8.08%) UML
15 7 (7.07%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 67 (67.68%) Python
2 64 (64.65%) SQL
3 61 (61.62%) R
4 59 (59.60%) Java
5 56 (56.57%) Scala
6 41 (41.41%) C++
7 36 (36.36%) MATLAB
8 22 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 21 (21.21%) C#
10 7 (7.07%) C
11 3 (3.03%) Ruby
12 2 (2.02%) Perl
13 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (56.57%) Degree
2 49 (49.49%) PhD
3 19 (19.19%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.07%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) ISO 14001
1 6 (6.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (7.07%) Firmware
2 3 (3.03%) Apache Flume
2 3 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) Kibana
1 3 (3.03%) logstash
Vendors
1 19 (19.19%) Tableau
2 13 (13.13%) Oracle
2 13 (13.13%) TIBCO
3 11 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.05%) Google
4 5 (5.05%) Omniture
5 2 (2.02%) Facebook
6 1 (1.01%) SAP
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