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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Artificial Intelligence over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Rank 796 717 813
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +96
Permanent jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 94 184 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.17% 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.43% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 81 165 75
Average salary £50,000 £62,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +27.69%

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
42349 42822 45131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.61% 39.43% 39.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33433 34789 37631
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Artificial Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 October 2014 within the UK.

Artificial Intelligence Salary Histogram in the UK

Artificial Intelligence
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence within the UK over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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 historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -72 80 £50,000 -23.07% 13
London -91 48 £65,000 - 3
Hertfordshire -12 14 £45,000 - 3
East of England -13 14 £45,000 - 4
Scotland -6 7 £48,750 +111.95% 1
South East -10 7 £22,500 -52.63%
City of London +15 6 £65,000 -7.14% 2
Kent - 6 £22,500 -
Aberdeen +15 4 £50,000 -
West Midlands -22 4 £37,125 +118.38%
North West - 4 £32,500 - 3
Edinburgh -10 3 £32,750 +42.39% 1
South West -12 2 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Leeds - 2 £32,500 -
Liverpool - 2 £33,750 - 2
Birmingham - 2 £32,500 -
Manchester - 2 £32,500 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £37,125 -
Merseyside - 2 £33,750 - 2
Staffordshire - 2 £37,125 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 -
Bristol -2 1 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Street - 1 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Somerset - 1 £40,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -

Artificial Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Artificial Intelligence also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Artificial Intelligence.

1 152 (58.69%) Computer Science
2 150 (57.92%) Java
3 122 (47.10%) Algorithms
4 109 (42.08%) Big Data
5 108 (41.70%) Degree
6 107 (41.31%) Python
7 91 (35.14%) Software Engineering
8 86 (33.20%) Agile Software Development
9 85 (32.82%) C#
10 81 (31.27%) Hadoop
11 80 (30.89%) C++
12 79 (30.50%) SQL
13 71 (27.41%) OO
14 68 (26.25%) Machine Learning
15 65 (25.10%) Analytics
15 65 (25.10%) Mathematics
16 61 (23.55%) Scala
17 59 (22.78%) HTML
18 53 (20.46%) Linux
19 51 (19.69%) PhD
19 51 (19.69%) Apache Cassandra
19 51 (19.69%) NoSQL
20 48 (18.53%) jQuery
20 48 (18.53%) CSS
20 48 (18.53%) Games
21 47 (18.15%) UNIX
22 44 (16.99%) .NET
23 43 (16.60%) Multithreading
24 42 (16.22%) Android
25 41 (15.83%) Finance

Artificial Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Artificial Intelligence also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Artificial Intelligence. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (10.81%) SAS
2 27 (10.42%) GlassFish
2 27 (10.42%) Tomcat
3 14 (5.41%) Apache Pig
4 11 (4.25%) Apache Spark
5 8 (3.09%) Node.js
6 3 (1.16%) WordPress
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.39%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (6.95%) SPSS
2 13 (5.02%) CPLEX
3 6 (2.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (2.32%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (2.32%) InDesign
4 4 (1.54%) Stata
5 3 (1.16%) S-PLUS
5 3 (1.16%) Weka
6 2 (0.77%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.39%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.09%) Google Compute Engine
2 6 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.16%) GitHub
4 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.70%) HTTP
2 3 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (42.08%) Big Data
2 81 (31.27%) Hadoop
3 51 (19.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 51 (19.69%) NoSQL
4 41 (15.83%) Data Mining
5 38 (14.67%) MongoDB
6 29 (11.20%) BigTable
7 28 (10.81%) Relational Database
8 17 (6.56%) MySQL
9 7 (2.70%) HBase
9 7 (2.70%) Mahout
10 6 (2.32%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.93%) SQL Server
11 5 (1.93%) Redis
12 4 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.16%) Cognos Impromptu
14 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
15 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (5.79%) Maven
2 13 (5.02%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.86%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.47%) Selenium
5 8 (3.09%) WebDriver
6 4 (1.54%) Grunt
6 4 (1.54%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.16%) JUnit
7 3 (1.16%) WinDbg
7 3 (1.16%) Hudson
8 2 (0.77%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.77%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
General
1 48 (18.53%) Games
2 41 (15.83%) Finance
3 25 (9.65%) Advertising
4 16 (6.18%) Banking
5 13 (5.02%) Retail
6 5 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.16%) Marketing
7 3 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.77%) Law
9 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.39%) Front Office
9 1 (0.39%) Legal
9 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 128 (49.42%) Developer
2 43 (16.60%) Software Engineer
3 35 (13.51%) Java Developer
4 32 (12.36%) Data Scientist
5 29 (11.20%) Junior
6 27 (10.42%) .NET Developer
7 21 (8.11%) Software Developer
8 19 (7.34%) JavaScript Developer
9 16 (6.18%) Junior Developer
9 16 (6.18%) Python Developer
10 13 (5.02%) Junior .NET Developer
11 12 (4.63%) Graduate
11 12 (4.63%) Senior Software Engineer
12 11 (4.25%) Java Software Engineer
13 10 (3.86%) Junior Software Engineer
14 9 (3.47%) Java Programmer
14 9 (3.47%) Programmer
15 8 (3.09%) Lead Developer
15 8 (3.09%) Analyst
15 8 (3.09%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (22.78%) HTML
2 48 (18.53%) jQuery
2 48 (18.53%) CSS
3 44 (16.99%) .NET
4 37 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 30 (11.58%) Web Services
6 28 (10.81%) .NET Framework
6 28 (10.81%) Ajax
7 24 (9.27%) Django
8 23 (8.88%) Natural Language Processing
9 19 (7.34%) HTML5
10 15 (5.79%) Flask
11 13 (5.02%) AngularJS
12 10 (3.86%) Ember.js
12 10 (3.86%) Guava
12 10 (3.86%) Backbone.js
12 10 (3.86%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (1.93%) Ruby on Rails
13 5 (1.93%) Spring
13 5 (1.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 152 (58.69%) Computer Science
2 122 (47.10%) Algorithms
3 65 (25.10%) Mathematics
4 34 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (11.97%) Statistics
6 26 (10.04%) Physics
7 21 (8.11%) Visualisation
8 15 (5.79%) Chemistry
8 15 (5.79%) Neural Network
9 13 (5.02%) User Experience
9 13 (5.02%) Data Structures
9 13 (5.02%) Digital Media
9 13 (5.02%) Economics
9 13 (5.02%) Psychology
9 13 (5.02%) Applied Mathematics
9 13 (5.02%) Informatics
10 10 (3.86%) Social Network
11 9 (3.47%) Hedge funds
12 7 (2.70%) Mobile App
12 7 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 53 (20.46%) Linux
2 47 (18.15%) UNIX
3 42 (16.22%) Android
4 37 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.47%) Windows
6 5 (1.93%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.16%) Debian
7 3 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (35.14%) Software Engineering
2 86 (33.20%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (27.41%) OO
4 68 (26.25%) Machine Learning
5 65 (25.10%) Analytics
6 43 (16.60%) Multithreading
7 36 (13.90%) Data Analysis
8 32 (12.36%) Data Modelling
9 26 (10.04%) Data Analytics
10 24 (9.27%) Predictive Modelling
11 23 (8.88%) TDD
12 22 (8.49%) Bayesian Methods
13 19 (7.34%) Automated Testing
14 16 (6.18%) Bioinformatics
14 16 (6.18%) Statistical Analysis
14 16 (6.18%) Functional Programming
15 15 (5.79%) Test Automation
16 14 (5.41%) Unit Testing
16 14 (5.41%) Line Management
16 14 (5.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 150 (57.92%) Java
2 107 (41.31%) Python
3 85 (32.82%) C#
4 80 (30.89%) C++
5 79 (30.50%) SQL
6 61 (23.55%) Scala
7 35 (13.51%) C
8 30 (11.58%) JavaScript
8 30 (11.58%) Objective-C
9 28 (10.81%) R
10 27 (10.42%) Clojure
11 25 (9.65%) Ruby
12 23 (8.88%) PHP
13 20 (7.72%) MATLAB
14 13 (5.02%) Perl
15 10 (3.86%) VB
16 7 (2.70%) PL/SQL
16 7 (2.70%) Lisp
17 5 (1.93%) Bash Shell
18 2 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 108 (41.70%) Degree
2 51 (19.69%) PhD
3 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.39%) zsh
1 1 (0.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (11.58%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.11%) Google
3 10 (3.86%) Oracle
4 7 (2.70%) Adobe
5 5 (1.93%) Facebook
6 3 (1.16%) Atmel
6 3 (1.16%) Dell
6 3 (1.16%) Apple
7 2 (0.77%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.39%) Zend
8 1 (0.39%) Omniture
8 1 (0.39%) Business Objects
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