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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Rank 768 743 818
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +75
Permanent jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 90 124 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.12% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.30% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 79 116 49
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +17.64%

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
38912 41411 40090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.62% 39.70% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 31013 32175 32646
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 6 March 2015 within the UK.

Artificial Intelligence Salary Histogram in the UK

Artificial Intelligence
Top 20 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 6 March 2015. 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 -13 83 £58,750 -2.08% 9
London -36 55 £65,000 - 3
West Midlands - 13 £57,500 -
Warwickshire - 8 £57,500 -
East of England +11 7 £38,564 -3.59% 1
Warwick - 7 £57,500 -
Cambridgeshire +4 5 £38,564 -3.59%
Cambridge +2 5 £38,564 -3.59%
Birmingham - 5 - -
South West - 5 £40,000 - 1
City of London +1 4 £55,000 - 1
Bristol - 4 £40,000 - 1
South East -13 3 £62,500 - 2
Hertfordshire -5 2 £56,250 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £62,500 -
Oxford - 2 £62,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £27,500 -
Brighton - 1 £27,500 -
Chippenham - 1 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £40,000 -

Artificial Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 119 (64.67%) Computer Science
2 111 (60.33%) Python
3 91 (49.46%) Java
3 91 (49.46%) Big Data
4 90 (48.91%) Algorithms
5 87 (47.28%) Machine Learning
6 76 (41.30%) PhD
7 75 (40.76%) Analytics
7 75 (40.76%) Degree
8 68 (36.96%) R
9 67 (36.41%) Mathematics
10 60 (32.61%) C++
10 60 (32.61%) Software Engineering
11 58 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
12 55 (29.89%) Hadoop
13 43 (23.37%) Finance
14 42 (22.83%) SQL
15 41 (22.28%) Data Mining
16 39 (21.20%) Visualisation
17 38 (20.65%) Predictive Analytics
18 35 (19.02%) Statistics
18 35 (19.02%) Statistical Modelling
19 33 (17.93%) C#
20 32 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
21 29 (15.76%) Data Analysis
21 29 (15.76%) Apache Cassandra
22 27 (14.67%) Physics
22 27 (14.67%) OO
23 26 (14.13%) Ruby
23 26 (14.13%) NoSQL

Artificial Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 23 (12.50%) SAS
2 16 (8.70%) Apache Pig
3 6 (3.26%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.72%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.17%) Node.js
5 4 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.17%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.54%) Jetty
6 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.54%) JBoss
6 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (7.61%) SPSS
2 11 (5.98%) CPLEX
3 4 (2.17%) Mathematica
4 2 (1.09%) S-PLUS
4 2 (1.09%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.54%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.54%) Internet
2 1 (0.54%) Firewall
2 1 (0.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (49.46%) Big Data
2 55 (29.89%) Hadoop
3 41 (22.28%) Data Mining
4 29 (15.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 26 (14.13%) NoSQL
6 21 (11.41%) Relational Database
7 16 (8.70%) MySQL
7 16 (8.70%) MongoDB
8 8 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (3.80%) Apache Hive
10 6 (3.26%) CouchDB
11 5 (2.72%) Redis
11 5 (2.72%) Neo4j
11 5 (2.72%) MariaDB
12 4 (2.17%) SQL Server
12 4 (2.17%) BigTable
13 3 (1.63%) HBase
14 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.54%) Text Mining
15 1 (0.54%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 11 (5.98%) Jenkins
2 10 (5.43%) Maven
3 8 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.09%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.09%) Selenium
6 1 (0.54%) Subversion
6 1 (0.54%) Hudson
General
1 43 (23.37%) Finance
2 22 (11.96%) Games
3 15 (8.15%) Retail
4 10 (5.43%) Banking
5 6 (3.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (3.26%) Law
6 5 (2.72%) Legal
6 5 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.54%) Publishing
8 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (36.41%) Developer
2 53 (28.80%) Data Scientist
3 26 (14.13%) Java Developer
4 25 (13.59%) Software Engineer
5 14 (7.61%) Software Developer
6 11 (5.98%) C++ Software Engineer
7 10 (5.43%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.43%) Python Developer
8 9 (4.89%) Programmer
9 8 (4.35%) Java Programmer
10 7 (3.80%) Analyst
11 6 (3.26%) Junior
11 6 (3.26%) Lead Developer
11 6 (3.26%) Lead Java Developer
12 5 (2.72%) Java Software Developer
12 5 (2.72%) Software Programmer
12 5 (2.72%) Lead Software Developer
12 5 (2.72%) Lead Programmer
12 5 (2.72%) Senior Software Developer
13 4 (2.17%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.52%) HTML
2 11 (5.98%) Spring
3 10 (5.43%) Natural Language Processing
4 9 (4.89%) Spring Integration
4 9 (4.89%) Django
4 9 (4.89%) Spring MVC
5 8 (4.35%) HTML5
6 7 (3.80%) REST
7 6 (3.26%) Flask
7 6 (3.26%) jQuery
8 5 (2.72%) POSIX
9 4 (2.17%) Ajax
9 4 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (1.63%) Web Services
10 3 (1.63%) LINQ
10 3 (1.63%) RHadoop
11 2 (1.09%) Android SDK
11 2 (1.09%) WPF
11 2 (1.09%) Java EE
11 2 (1.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 119 (64.67%) Computer Science
2 90 (48.91%) Algorithms
3 67 (36.41%) Mathematics
4 39 (21.20%) Visualisation
5 35 (19.02%) Statistics
6 27 (14.67%) Physics
7 22 (11.96%) Neural Network
8 21 (11.41%) Applied Mathematics
9 19 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (8.70%) Informatics
11 14 (7.61%) Data Structures
11 14 (7.61%) Digital Media
12 12 (6.52%) Open Source
13 11 (5.98%) Chemistry
13 11 (5.98%) Psychology
13 11 (5.98%) Economics
14 7 (3.80%) Hedge funds
14 7 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (3.26%) Mobile App
16 5 (2.72%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.78%) Linux
2 14 (7.61%) Android
3 12 (6.52%) UNIX
4 10 (5.43%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.80%) Windows
6 3 (1.63%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.54%) CentOS
7 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (47.28%) Machine Learning
2 75 (40.76%) Analytics
3 60 (32.61%) Software Engineering
4 58 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (20.65%) Predictive Analytics
6 35 (19.02%) Statistical Modelling
7 32 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (15.76%) Data Analysis
9 27 (14.67%) OO
10 24 (13.04%) Data Modelling
11 19 (10.33%) TDD
11 19 (10.33%) Predictive Modelling
12 18 (9.78%) Pattern Recognition
13 16 (8.70%) Signal Processing
13 16 (8.70%) Gibbs Sampling
13 16 (8.70%) Bioinformatics
14 15 (8.15%) Customer Engagement
15 14 (7.61%) Business Analysis
15 14 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (7.07%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 111 (60.33%) Python
2 91 (49.46%) Java
3 68 (36.96%) R
4 60 (32.61%) C++
5 42 (22.83%) SQL
6 33 (17.93%) C#
7 26 (14.13%) Ruby
8 22 (11.96%) C
9 20 (10.87%) MATLAB
9 20 (10.87%) Scala
10 12 (6.52%) Clojure
11 10 (5.43%) Perl
12 9 (4.89%) JavaScript
13 8 (4.35%) PHP
14 7 (3.80%) Objective-C
15 5 (2.72%) Fortran
15 5 (2.72%) Golang
15 5 (2.72%) Haskell
16 4 (2.17%) VB
17 3 (1.63%) XAML
Qualifications
1 76 (41.30%) PhD
2 75 (40.76%) Degree
3 11 (5.98%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.98%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.72%) Xen
1 5 (2.72%) KVM
1 5 (2.72%) Docker
1 5 (2.72%) LXC
2 1 (0.54%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (3.26%) Mesos
2 2 (1.09%) Puppet
2 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.54%) Ansible
3 1 (0.54%) Nagios
3 1 (0.54%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 21 (11.41%) Google
2 5 (2.72%) Facebook
2 5 (2.72%) Pegasus
3 4 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle
4 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.54%) Apple
5 1 (0.54%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.54%) Cloudera
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