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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
UK
Rank 595 816 867
Rank change year-on-year
+221 +51
Permanent jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 262 131 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.13% 0.078%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% 0.31% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 244 122 74
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £31,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+48.00% -21.87%

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
33626 42903 42482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.51% 42.74% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 27404 34379 34424
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 22 January 2017 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +215 256 £60,000 +14.28% 56
London +140 179 £62,500 +11.11% 35
South East +83 28 £47,500 -24.00% 7
City of London +68 28 £85,000 +30.76% 4
East of England +36 19 £75,000 - 8
Cambridgeshire - 18 £75,000 - 7
Cambridge - 18 £75,000 - 7
South West - 13 £37,500 - 5
Berkshire - 11 £60,000 - 4
Oxfordshire +31 9 £60,000 +41.17% 3
West Midlands +2 9 £42,500 +70.00%
North West -6 9 £55,000 +29.50% 1
Hammersmith - 9 £27,500 - 1
Reading - 8 £60,000 -
Coventry - 8 £42,500 -
Oxford +34 7 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Hampshire +21 7 £22,500 -64.70%
Kingston Upon Thames +1 7 £37,500 -28.57%
Swindon - 5 £35,000 -
Wiltshire - 5 £35,000 -
Manchester - 4 £52,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £47,500 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £47,500 -
Beckenham - 3 £29,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £55,000 -
Portsmouth - 3 £25,000 -
Southampton - 3 £19,500 -
Bristol - 3 £50,000 - 2
Dorset - 3 £40,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 3 £21,500 -

Artificial Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 237 (46.38%) Machine Learning
2 212 (41.49%) Java
3 198 (38.75%) Python
4 187 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
5 162 (31.70%) Software Engineering
6 153 (29.94%) Degree
7 150 (29.35%) Computer Science
8 131 (25.64%) Algorithms
9 127 (24.85%) Big Data
10 118 (23.09%) C++
11 113 (22.11%) JavaScript
12 110 (21.53%) Natural Language Processing
13 108 (21.14%) PhD
14 105 (20.55%) Analytics
15 101 (19.77%) SQL
15 101 (19.77%) Mathematics
16 93 (18.20%) C#
17 92 (18.00%) Linux
18 88 (17.22%) NoSQL
18 88 (17.22%) Git (software)
18 88 (17.22%) Deep Learning
19 84 (16.44%) TDD
20 70 (13.70%) CSS
21 69 (13.50%) HTML
22 67 (13.11%) Scala
23 63 (12.33%) User Experience
24 61 (11.94%) jQuery
24 61 (11.94%) Ruby
25 60 (11.74%) Scrum
26 57 (11.15%) MongoDB

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 46 (9.00%) Apache Spark
2 31 (6.07%) nginx
3 19 (3.72%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (1.96%) Apache
4 10 (1.96%) Apache Solr
5 8 (1.57%) SAS
6 4 (0.78%) GlassFish
6 4 (0.78%) JBoss
6 4 (0.78%) WildFly
7 3 (0.59%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.59%) Tornado
8 2 (0.39%) Confluence
9 1 (0.20%) CMS
9 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (6.85%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.37%) Chatbot
3 6 (1.17%) MS Office
4 5 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.59%) SPSS
6 2 (0.39%) CPLEX
6 2 (0.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.48%) GitHub
2 20 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.76%) SaaS
5 7 (1.37%) IBM Blueworks
5 7 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.39%) Heroku
7 2 (0.39%) Office 365
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.20%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.52%) Internet
2 7 (1.37%) HTTP
3 6 (1.17%) Network Security
3 6 (1.17%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.59%) Intranet
4 3 (0.59%) LAN
4 3 (0.59%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.39%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.39%) WAN
5 2 (0.39%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.39%) X.509
6 1 (0.20%) DNS
6 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.20%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (24.85%) Big Data
2 88 (17.22%) NoSQL
3 57 (11.15%) MongoDB
4 34 (6.65%) Hadoop
5 30 (5.87%) MySQL
5 30 (5.87%) Redis
6 26 (5.09%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (4.89%) Data Mining
8 22 (4.31%) SQL Server
9 16 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (3.13%) Neo4j
10 13 (2.54%) Triplestore
11 8 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.37%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.98%) QlikView
14 4 (0.78%) Apache Hive
15 3 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.59%) DB2
15 3 (0.59%) KDB
15 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 88 (17.22%) Git (software)
2 26 (5.09%) RSpec
3 21 (4.11%) Jenkins
4 20 (3.91%) JIRA
5 11 (2.15%) Bitbucket
6 10 (1.96%) Maven
7 8 (1.57%) NUnit
8 7 (1.37%) Selenium
9 4 (0.78%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.59%) Bundler
10 3 (0.59%) CMake
10 3 (0.59%) RubyGems
10 3 (0.59%) VTune
11 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.20%) WebDriver
General
1 56 (10.96%) Finance
2 45 (8.81%) Games
3 27 (5.28%) Banking
3 27 (5.28%) Marketing
4 22 (4.31%) Back Office
5 16 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.74%) Retail
7 13 (2.54%) Advertising
8 11 (2.15%) Front Office
8 11 (2.15%) Publishing
9 6 (1.17%) French Language
9 6 (1.17%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.98%) Brand Awareness
10 5 (0.98%) Legal
10 5 (0.98%) Local Government
11 4 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.78%) German Language
11 4 (0.78%) Law
11 4 (0.78%) Russian Language
12 3 (0.59%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 242 (47.36%) Developer
2 89 (17.42%) Java Developer
3 64 (12.52%) Software Engineer
4 59 (11.55%) Data Scientist
5 47 (9.20%) Java Engineer
6 42 (8.22%) C++ Developer
7 37 (7.24%) Software Developer
8 31 (6.07%) Python Developer
8 31 (6.07%) Senior Data Scientist
9 29 (5.68%) Machine Learning Developer
10 24 (4.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 24 (4.70%) JavaScript Developer
11 23 (4.50%) Artificial Intelligence Developer
12 22 (4.31%) Technical Director
13 20 (3.91%) Machine Learning Scientist
14 19 (3.72%) Full Stack Developer
14 19 (3.72%) Python Software Engineer
15 17 (3.33%) .NET Developer
15 17 (3.33%) Java Software Developer
16 16 (3.13%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (21.53%) Natural Language Processing
2 70 (13.70%) CSS
3 69 (13.50%) HTML
4 61 (11.94%) jQuery
5 56 (10.96%) Node.js
6 49 (9.59%) CSS3
6 49 (9.59%) HTML5
7 44 (8.61%) AngularJS
8 42 (8.22%) React
9 38 (7.44%) Backbone.js
10 37 (7.24%) .NET
11 35 (6.85%) Spring
12 34 (6.65%) RESTful
12 34 (6.65%) Ruby on Rails
13 30 (5.87%) Flash
13 30 (5.87%) Spine.js
14 26 (5.09%) Web Services
15 22 (4.31%) RabbitMQ
16 21 (4.11%) Django
16 21 (4.11%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 150 (29.35%) Computer Science
2 131 (25.64%) Algorithms
3 101 (19.77%) Mathematics
4 63 (12.33%) User Experience
5 50 (9.78%) Statistics
6 41 (8.02%) Physics
6 41 (8.02%) Visualisation
7 32 (6.26%) Robotics
8 23 (4.50%) Ontologies
9 22 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (3.13%) Life Science
10 16 (3.13%) Neural Network
11 15 (2.94%) Informatics
11 15 (2.94%) Internet of Things
12 13 (2.54%) Fixed Income
13 12 (2.35%) Health Informatics
14 11 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 10 (1.96%) Applied Mathematics
15 10 (1.96%) Fintech
16 9 (1.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 92 (18.00%) Linux
2 24 (4.70%) Windows
3 14 (2.74%) Android
4 8 (1.57%) Ubuntu
5 7 (1.37%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.37%) Unix
6 5 (0.98%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.78%) CentOS
7 4 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.59%) Solaris
8 3 (0.59%) Windows 2000
8 3 (0.59%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (46.38%) Machine Learning
2 187 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (31.70%) Software Engineering
4 105 (20.55%) Analytics
5 88 (17.22%) Deep Learning
6 84 (16.44%) TDD
7 60 (11.74%) Scrum
8 55 (10.76%) Microservices
9 52 (10.18%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (9.59%) Multithreading
10 49 (9.59%) OO
11 39 (7.63%) Data Analysis
11 39 (7.63%) DevOps
12 31 (6.07%) BDD
13 23 (4.50%) Distributed Algorithms
13 23 (4.50%) SOA
14 21 (4.11%) Data Analytics
15 20 (3.91%) OOP
15 20 (3.91%) Speech Recognition
16 19 (3.72%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 212 (41.49%) Java
2 198 (38.75%) Python
3 118 (23.09%) C++
4 113 (22.11%) JavaScript
5 101 (19.77%) SQL
6 93 (18.20%) C#
7 67 (13.11%) Scala
8 61 (11.94%) Ruby
9 47 (9.20%) C
9 47 (9.20%) R
10 16 (3.13%) MATLAB
11 13 (2.54%) CoffeeScript
11 13 (2.54%) Perl
12 11 (2.15%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.96%) Go
14 9 (1.76%) Lua
15 8 (1.57%) SPARQL
16 7 (1.37%) Elixir
17 6 (1.17%) PHP
18 4 (0.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 153 (29.94%) Degree
2 108 (21.14%) PhD
3 5 (0.98%) CISSP
4 4 (0.78%) CEH
4 4 (0.78%) GCIH
4 4 (0.78%) OSCP
5 3 (0.59%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.20%) GSEC
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.20%) PMP
7 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.94%) QA
2 3 (0.59%) SNOMED CT
3 2 (0.39%) GPG13
3 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (5.28%) Docker
2 4 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.78%) HDFS
2 4 (0.78%) Snort
3 3 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.39%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.20%) KVM
5 1 (0.20%) LXC
5 1 (0.20%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (7.24%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (3.13%) Kubernetes
3 11 (2.15%) Mesos
4 8 (1.57%) Ansible
4 8 (1.57%) Puppet
5 4 (0.78%) Fluentd
5 4 (0.78%) QRadar
6 3 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.59%) Kibana
6 3 (0.59%) logstash
7 2 (0.39%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.20%) Terraform
8 1 (0.20%) WMI
Vendors
1 18 (3.52%) IBM
2 17 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (2.94%) Oracle
4 12 (2.35%) Google
5 11 (2.15%) Microsoft
6 8 (1.57%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.37%) Pega
7 7 (1.37%) webMethods
8 5 (0.98%) Adobe
8 5 (0.98%) Tableau
9 4 (0.78%) ArcSight
9 4 (0.78%) FireEye
9 4 (0.78%) Fortinet
9 4 (0.78%) LogRhythm
9 4 (0.78%) Palo Alto
9 4 (0.78%) Sophos
9 4 (0.78%) Sourcefire
9 4 (0.78%) Splunk
9 4 (0.78%) TippingPoint
9 4 (0.78%) VMware
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £highly competitive + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + equity
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Empiric.com
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Equity + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Options
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + stock options.
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + stock options.
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + share options
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
London Borough of Enfield
Salary: From £44,259 to £51,777 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £80,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £80,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
London Borough of Enfield
Salary: From £36,072 to £41,943 per annum
Posted: Yesterday