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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Rank 806 777 782
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Permanent jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 91 113 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.10% 0.089%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.26% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 78 96 98
Average salary £52,500 £65,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% +52.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £23,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+73.91% -20.68%

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
42027 43003 44675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.27% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33970 33822 37441
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -16 81 £55,000 -16.98% 6
London -8 55 £65,000 -3.70% 3
South West - 8 £40,000 - 2
South East - 7 £27,500 -
Hertfordshire -18 6 £55,000 -
East of England -21 6 £55,000 +89.65%
Merseyside - 6 £27,500 -
North West - 6 £27,500 -
Liverpool - 6 £27,500 -
Scotland -7 5 £26,000 +13.04%
Bristol - 4 £40,000 - 1
City of London +28 3 £65,000 +4.00% 3
Hammersmith - 3 - -
Chippenham - 3 £40,000 - 1
Brighton - 3 £27,500 -
East Sussex - 3 £27,500 -
Wiltshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Aberdeen +6 2 £48,750 -2.50%
Edinburgh -13 2 £23,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £62,500 -
Oxford - 2 £62,500 -
St Albans - 1 £42,500 -
Street - 1 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Dundee - 1 £26,000 -
Somerset - 1 £40,000 -
Kent - 1 £22,500 -

Artificial Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 127 (59.91%) Computer Science
2 124 (58.49%) Java
3 117 (55.19%) Algorithms
4 106 (50.00%) Big Data
5 103 (48.58%) Python
6 99 (46.70%) Degree
7 81 (38.21%) C++
7 81 (38.21%) Machine Learning
8 80 (37.74%) C#
9 76 (35.85%) SQL
9 76 (35.85%) Analytics
9 76 (35.85%) Software Engineering
10 74 (34.91%) Hadoop
11 64 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
12 56 (26.42%) Mathematics
13 55 (25.94%) PhD
14 54 (25.47%) OO
15 44 (20.75%) Finance
16 43 (20.28%) R
17 39 (18.40%) Apache Cassandra
17 39 (18.40%) Linux
18 38 (17.92%) Scala
18 38 (17.92%) NoSQL
18 38 (17.92%) HTML
18 38 (17.92%) .NET
19 37 (17.45%) Data Mining
19 37 (17.45%) Multithreading
20 36 (16.98%) jQuery
20 36 (16.98%) Games
21 35 (16.51%) ASP.NET

Artificial Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (11.79%) SAS
2 21 (9.91%) GlassFish
2 21 (9.91%) Apache Pig
2 21 (9.91%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.30%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.47%) Node.js
Applications
1 20 (9.43%) SPSS
2 17 (8.02%) CPLEX
3 2 (0.94%) S-PLUS
3 2 (0.94%) Stata
3 2 (0.94%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.77%) Google Compute Engine
1 8 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) HTTP
2 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (50.00%) Big Data
2 74 (34.91%) Hadoop
3 39 (18.40%) Apache Cassandra
4 38 (17.92%) NoSQL
5 37 (17.45%) Data Mining
6 29 (13.68%) MongoDB
7 25 (11.79%) Relational Database
8 23 (10.85%) BigTable
9 13 (6.13%) MySQL
10 8 (3.77%) SQL Server
10 8 (3.77%) Apache Hive
11 5 (2.36%) HBase
11 5 (2.36%) Redis
12 2 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.47%) DTS
13 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (8.02%) Maven
2 13 (6.13%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.25%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.89%) Selenium
5 3 (1.42%) JUnit
5 3 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.94%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.94%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.94%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (20.75%) Finance
2 36 (16.98%) Games
3 20 (9.43%) Retail
4 13 (6.13%) Banking
5 7 (3.30%) Law
6 5 (2.36%) Legal
6 5 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.36%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.89%) Advertising
8 3 (1.42%) Marketing
9 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.47%) Electronics
9 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 96 (45.28%) Developer
2 36 (16.98%) Software Engineer
3 34 (16.04%) Java Developer
3 34 (16.04%) Data Scientist
4 28 (13.21%) .NET Developer
5 22 (10.38%) Junior
6 19 (8.96%) Software Developer
7 17 (8.02%) Junior Developer
8 14 (6.60%) Junior .NET Developer
9 10 (4.72%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (4.25%) Programmer
10 9 (4.25%) Java Programmer
11 8 (3.77%) Graduate
12 7 (3.30%) C++ Software Engineer
13 6 (2.83%) C# Developer
13 6 (2.83%) Team Leader
13 6 (2.83%) Java Team Leader
13 6 (2.83%) Lead Developer
13 6 (2.83%) Lead Java Developer
14 5 (2.36%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (17.92%) HTML
1 38 (17.92%) .NET
2 36 (16.98%) jQuery
3 35 (16.51%) ASP.NET
4 31 (14.62%) Web Services
5 29 (13.68%) CSS
5 29 (13.68%) Ajax
5 29 (13.68%) .NET Framework
6 10 (4.72%) Django
6 10 (4.72%) Guava
7 7 (3.30%) HTML5
7 7 (3.30%) Spring
8 5 (2.36%) Natural Language Processing
9 4 (1.89%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.42%) J2EE
10 3 (1.42%) J2SE
10 3 (1.42%) Spring MVC
10 3 (1.42%) LINQ
11 2 (0.94%) Spring Integration
11 2 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 127 (59.91%) Computer Science
2 117 (55.19%) Algorithms
3 56 (26.42%) Mathematics
4 33 (15.57%) Statistics
5 28 (13.21%) Visualisation
6 25 (11.79%) Physics
6 25 (11.79%) Neural Network
7 24 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (8.96%) Digital Media
8 19 (8.96%) Applied Mathematics
9 17 (8.02%) Chemistry
9 17 (8.02%) Psychology
9 17 (8.02%) Informatics
9 17 (8.02%) Economics
10 11 (5.19%) Data Structures
11 9 (4.25%) Hedge funds
11 9 (4.25%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (3.77%) Social Network
13 7 (3.30%) Open Source
14 6 (2.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (18.40%) Linux
2 34 (16.04%) UNIX
3 23 (10.85%) Android
4 22 (10.38%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.36%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.89%) Windows
7 3 (1.42%) Debian
7 3 (1.42%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (38.21%) Machine Learning
2 76 (35.85%) Analytics
2 76 (35.85%) Software Engineering
3 64 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (25.47%) OO
5 37 (17.45%) Multithreading
6 34 (16.04%) Data Modelling
6 34 (16.04%) Data Analysis
7 27 (12.74%) Predictive Modelling
8 22 (10.38%) Data Analytics
8 22 (10.38%) Predictive Analytics
9 20 (9.43%) Bayesian Methods
10 19 (8.96%) Statistical Analysis
10 19 (8.96%) Business Analysis
11 18 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (8.49%) Statistical Modelling
12 17 (8.02%) Time Series Analysis
12 17 (8.02%) Markov Chain
12 17 (8.02%) Factor Analysis
12 17 (8.02%) Structural Equation Modelling
Programming Languages
1 124 (58.49%) Java
2 103 (48.58%) Python
3 81 (38.21%) C++
4 80 (37.74%) C#
5 76 (35.85%) SQL
6 43 (20.28%) R
7 38 (17.92%) Scala
8 27 (12.74%) C
9 26 (12.26%) Ruby
10 23 (10.85%) MATLAB
11 21 (9.91%) Objective-C
12 18 (8.49%) Clojure
13 17 (8.02%) PHP
14 8 (3.77%) VB
15 6 (2.83%) Perl
16 5 (2.36%) PL/SQL
16 5 (2.36%) JavaScript
16 5 (2.36%) Lisp
16 5 (2.36%) Bash Shell
17 3 (1.42%) XAML
Qualifications
1 99 (46.70%) Degree
2 55 (25.94%) PhD
3 7 (3.30%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.42%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.47%) zsh
1 1 (0.47%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (14.62%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.32%) Google
3 8 (3.77%) Oracle
4 6 (2.83%) Facebook
5 3 (1.42%) Dell
6 2 (0.94%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.47%) Business Objects
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