The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Artificial Intelligence in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Artificial Intelligence over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Rank 630 910 867
Rank change year-on-year
+280 -43
Permanent jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 293 65 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.060% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.14% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 273 52 107
Median salary £57,500 £45,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.68% +1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £64,250 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
38956 46170 45905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.89% 42.33% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 31804 37195 35858
Median salary £50,000 £49,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Artificial Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Artificial Intelligence as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Artificial Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Artificial Intelligence
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence within the UK.

Artificial Intelligence Salary Trend in the UK

Artificial Intelligence
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 within the UK.

Artificial Intelligence Salary Histogram in the UK

Artificial Intelligence
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
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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
England +270 279 £60,000 +33.33% 40
London +234 235 £60,000 +23.71% 31
City of London +105 60 £65,000 +30.00% 9
East of England +34 18 £70,000 +225.58% 4
Cambridge - 17 £70,000 - 4
Cambridgeshire - 17 £70,000 - 4
South East +39 13 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Bridgend - 13 £25,000 -
South Wales - 13 £25,000 -
Wales - 13 £25,000 -
West Midlands -1 12 £22,500 -30.76%
Ruislip - 11 £40,000 -
Canary Wharf - 5 £55,000 -
Warwick - 5 - -
Warwickshire - 5 - -
Milton Keynes +24 4 £22,500 -26.82% 1
East Midlands +23 4 £22,500 -43.75% 1
Northampton +17 4 £22,500 -43.75% 1
Northamptonshire +13 4 £22,500 -43.75% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 4 £22,500 -26.82% 2
Coventry -6 4 £22,500 -43.75%
Oxfordshire - 4 £65,000 - 1
Oxford - 3 £65,000 -
Reading - 3 £42,500 - 1
Birmingham - 3 £75,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £52,500 -
Surrey - 2 £47,500 -
Leeds - 2 £52,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £52,500 -

Artificial Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Artificial Intelligence.

1 291 (48.58%) Machine Learning
2 284 (47.41%) Java
3 240 (40.07%) Python
4 233 (38.90%) Agile Software Development
5 215 (35.89%) Degree
6 188 (31.39%) Computer Science
7 178 (29.72%) Software Engineering
8 167 (27.88%) Natural Language Processing
9 166 (27.71%) SQL
10 154 (25.71%) Mathematics
11 152 (25.38%) Algorithms
12 149 (24.87%) C++
13 148 (24.71%) Analytics
14 131 (21.87%) JavaScript
15 127 (21.20%) Big Data
16 124 (20.70%) Git (software)
17 121 (20.20%) Scrum
18 115 (19.20%) CSS
19 111 (18.53%) NoSQL
20 109 (18.20%) TDD
21 102 (17.03%) C#
21 102 (17.03%) PhD
22 100 (16.69%) HTML
23 86 (14.36%) Linux
23 86 (14.36%) jQuery
24 83 (13.86%) Spring
25 82 (13.69%) CSS3
26 77 (12.85%) .NET
27 76 (12.69%) MongoDB
27 76 (12.69%) HTML5

Artificial Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills 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 63 (10.52%) Apache Spark
2 31 (5.18%) nginx
3 25 (4.17%) GlassFish
3 25 (4.17%) JBoss
3 25 (4.17%) WildFly
4 18 (3.01%) SAS
5 17 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (2.67%) Apache
7 11 (1.84%) Apache Pig
8 7 (1.17%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.67%) Confluence
10 1 (0.17%) CMS
10 1 (0.17%) Drupal
10 1 (0.17%) IIS
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (5.34%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.17%) SPSS
3 3 (0.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.50%) Weka
4 2 (0.33%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 5 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 60 (10.02%) GitHub
2 42 (7.01%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.83%) SaaS
5 2 (0.33%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (0.33%) Google Play
6 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.67%) Internet
2 7 (1.17%) HTTP
3 3 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (0.50%) Network Security
4 2 (0.33%) SAN
4 2 (0.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.33%) tcpdump
4 2 (0.33%) WAN
4 2 (0.33%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.33%) X.509
5 1 (0.17%) DNS
5 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (21.20%) Big Data
2 111 (18.53%) NoSQL
3 76 (12.69%) MongoDB
4 64 (10.68%) Hadoop
5 62 (10.35%) SQL Server
6 55 (9.18%) MySQL
7 54 (9.02%) PostgreSQL
8 44 (7.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 44 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 43 (7.18%) Data Mining
10 29 (4.84%) Relational Database
11 28 (4.67%) Redis
12 26 (4.34%) Triplestore
13 17 (2.84%) Apache Hive
14 16 (2.67%) RDBMS
15 13 (2.17%) Neo4j
16 6 (1.00%) HBase
17 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
18 4 (0.67%) QlikView
19 2 (0.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 124 (20.70%) Git (software)
2 51 (8.51%) JIRA
3 50 (8.35%) Bitbucket
4 46 (7.68%) Jenkins
5 44 (7.35%) NUnit
6 28 (4.67%) RSpec
7 25 (4.17%) Hudson
7 25 (4.17%) JBehave
7 25 (4.17%) JUnit
8 11 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (1.50%) Bundler
9 9 (1.50%) RubyGems
10 8 (1.34%) Selenium
11 7 (1.17%) CMake
12 6 (1.00%) Maven
13 5 (0.83%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.83%) WebDriver
14 4 (0.67%) Appium
15 2 (0.33%) Calabash
15 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (9.35%) Finance
2 42 (7.01%) Marketing
3 41 (6.84%) Games
4 32 (5.34%) Telecoms
5 30 (5.01%) Retail
6 23 (3.84%) Banking
6 23 (3.84%) Publishing
7 21 (3.51%) Law
8 12 (2.00%) Back Office
9 9 (1.50%) Front Office
10 4 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.33%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.33%) Legal
12 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 302 (50.42%) Developer
2 123 (20.53%) Java Developer
3 80 (13.36%) Software Engineer
4 61 (10.18%) Data Scientist
5 57 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 52 (8.68%) Java Engineer
7 40 (6.68%) C++ Developer
7 40 (6.68%) Python Developer
8 38 (6.34%) Senior Java Developer
9 37 (6.18%) Full Stack Developer
10 32 (5.34%) Lead Developer
11 28 (4.67%) JavaScript Developer
12 27 (4.51%) Machine Learning Developer
13 24 (4.01%) C# Developer
14 23 (3.84%) Java Software Engineer
15 22 (3.67%) Java Software Developer
15 22 (3.67%) Ruby Developer
16 21 (3.51%) Artificial Intelligence Developer
17 20 (3.34%) Analyst
17 20 (3.34%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (27.88%) Natural Language Processing
2 115 (19.20%) CSS
3 100 (16.69%) HTML
4 86 (14.36%) jQuery
5 83 (13.86%) Spring
6 82 (13.69%) CSS3
7 77 (12.85%) .NET
8 76 (12.69%) HTML5
9 56 (9.35%) AngularJS
10 52 (8.68%) ASP.NET
10 52 (8.68%) RESTful
11 46 (7.68%) KnockoutJS
11 46 (7.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 44 (7.35%) Ajax
13 39 (6.51%) Ruby on Rails
14 36 (6.01%) React
15 35 (5.84%) Web Services
16 33 (5.51%) Backbone.js
17 28 (4.67%) Flash
17 28 (4.67%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 188 (31.39%) Computer Science
2 154 (25.71%) Mathematics
3 152 (25.38%) Algorithms
4 74 (12.35%) Statistics
5 58 (9.68%) User Experience
6 56 (9.35%) Visualisation
7 44 (7.35%) Physics
8 39 (6.51%) Mobile App
9 37 (6.18%) Neural Network
10 32 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (4.01%) Ontologies
12 19 (3.17%) Life Science
13 18 (3.01%) Biometrics
14 16 (2.67%) CUDA
15 15 (2.50%) Data Structures
15 15 (2.50%) Informatics
16 13 (2.17%) Health Informatics
17 11 (1.84%) Fixed Income
18 10 (1.67%) Applied Mathematics
18 10 (1.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 86 (14.36%) Linux
2 36 (6.01%) Android
3 29 (4.84%) Apple iOS
4 18 (3.01%) Windows
5 13 (2.17%) Unix
6 5 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.67%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.50%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (48.58%) Machine Learning
2 233 (38.90%) Agile Software Development
3 178 (29.72%) Software Engineering
4 148 (24.71%) Analytics
5 121 (20.20%) Scrum
6 109 (18.20%) TDD
7 73 (12.19%) Continuous Integration
8 70 (11.69%) Deep Learning
9 66 (11.02%) Microservices
10 56 (9.35%) OO
11 51 (8.51%) Multithreading
12 48 (8.01%) MVC
13 47 (7.85%) Information Retrieval
13 47 (7.85%) Predictive Analytics
14 41 (6.84%) SOA
14 41 (6.84%) Unit Testing
15 39 (6.51%) Data Analysis
16 38 (6.34%) BDD
17 37 (6.18%) DevOps
17 37 (6.18%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 284 (47.41%) Java
2 240 (40.07%) Python
3 166 (27.71%) SQL
4 149 (24.87%) C++
5 131 (21.87%) JavaScript
6 102 (17.03%) C#
7 71 (11.85%) Scala
8 65 (10.85%) Ruby
9 59 (9.85%) R
10 39 (6.51%) C
11 30 (5.01%) Clojure
12 28 (4.67%) MATLAB
13 16 (2.67%) CoffeeScript
14 14 (2.34%) Perl
15 13 (2.17%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.50%) Go
17 8 (1.34%) PHP
18 6 (1.00%) Apex Code
18 6 (1.00%) Lua
19 5 (0.83%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 215 (35.89%) Degree
2 102 (17.03%) PhD
3 7 (1.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.67%) QA
2 2 (0.33%) SNOMED CT
3 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (5.51%) Docker
2 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.17%) HDFS
2 1 (0.17%) Snort
2 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (6.51%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (3.67%) Kubernetes
3 12 (2.00%) Ansible
3 12 (2.00%) Puppet
4 7 (1.17%) Mesos
5 1 (0.17%) Nagios
5 1 (0.17%) OSSEC
5 1 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (6.18%) Oracle
2 25 (4.17%) Facebook
2 25 (4.17%) Twitter
3 21 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (1.84%) Rackspace
5 10 (1.67%) Tableau
6 8 (1.34%) IBM
7 6 (1.00%) SAP
8 5 (0.83%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.83%) VMware
9 4 (0.67%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.50%) Adobe
10 3 (0.50%) Rally
10 3 (0.50%) Teradata
11 2 (0.33%) Apple
11 2 (0.33%) Google
11 2 (0.33%) Panasonic
12 1 (0.17%) BMC
12 1 (0.17%) CA
12 1 (0.17%) SaltStack
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