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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Rank 781 732 823
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +91
Permanent jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 121 145 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.35% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 108 133 75
Average salary £45,000 £62,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £47,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +66.66%

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
43178 41529 45122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.72% 38.92% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33710 33773 37929
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 September 2014 within the UK.

Artificial Intelligence Salary Histogram in the UK

Artificial Intelligence
Top 21 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 September 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 -45 109 £42,500 -32.00% 8
London -87 58 £62,500 - 5
Hertfordshire +9 21 £45,000 - 2
East of England -9 21 £45,000 -10.00% 2
West Midlands 0 12 £34,625 +103.67%
City of London +10 10 £71,250 +1.78% 3
Scotland -14 7 £50,000 +81.81% 1
South East -17 6 £23,750 -50.00%
Leeds - 6 £32,500 -
North West - 6 £32,500 -
Staffordshire - 6 £34,625 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £32,500 -
Yorkshire - 6 £32,500 -
Manchester - 6 £32,500 -
Birmingham - 6 £32,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 6 £34,625 -
Kent - 5 £22,500 -
Aberdeen - 4 £51,250 - 1
Edinburgh -12 3 £42,500 +84.78%
East Sussex -26 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Eastbourne - 1 £32,500 -

Artificial Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 178 (57.23%) Computer Science
2 164 (52.73%) Java
3 119 (38.26%) Python
3 119 (38.26%) Degree
4 112 (36.01%) Big Data
5 106 (34.08%) Agile Software Development
6 105 (33.76%) Software Engineering
7 93 (29.90%) C#
8 85 (27.33%) SQL
8 85 (27.33%) OO
9 84 (27.01%) Mathematics
9 84 (27.01%) Hadoop
10 79 (25.40%) Scala
10 79 (25.40%) C++
11 69 (22.19%) Machine Learning
12 68 (21.86%) HTML
13 65 (20.90%) NoSQL
14 62 (19.94%) Apache Cassandra
15 61 (19.61%) PhD
16 60 (19.29%) Analytics
17 59 (18.97%) Linux
17 59 (18.97%) Games
18 56 (18.01%) Data Mining
19 53 (17.04%) CSS
20 52 (16.72%) jQuery
21 51 (16.40%) UNIX
22 49 (15.76%) .NET
23 48 (15.43%) Multithreading
24 47 (15.11%) Finance
25 45 (14.47%) Android

Artificial Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 27 (8.68%) Tomcat
1 27 (8.68%) SAS
1 27 (8.68%) GlassFish
2 12 (3.86%) Apache Pig
3 9 (2.89%) Node.js
4 4 (1.29%) WordPress
5 2 (0.64%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.64%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (4.82%) SPSS
2 9 (2.89%) Photoshop
2 9 (2.89%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (2.89%) InDesign
2 9 (2.89%) CPLEX
3 5 (1.61%) Weka
3 5 (1.61%) Stata
4 4 (1.29%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.29%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.32%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.57%) GitHub
1 8 (2.57%) Google Compute Engine
2 6 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.57%) HTTP
2 3 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (36.01%) Big Data
2 84 (27.01%) Hadoop
3 65 (20.90%) NoSQL
4 62 (19.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 56 (18.01%) Data Mining
6 38 (12.22%) MongoDB
7 31 (9.97%) BigTable
8 27 (8.68%) Relational Database
9 20 (6.43%) MySQL
10 12 (3.86%) HBase
11 11 (3.54%) Mahout
12 8 (2.57%) Apache Hive
12 8 (2.57%) Cognos Impromptu
13 7 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (1.93%) Redis
15 5 (1.61%) SQL Server
16 3 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
17 1 (0.32%) DTS
17 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
17 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (5.47%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.14%) Maven
3 11 (3.54%) Selenium
3 11 (3.54%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.54%) WebDriver
4 5 (1.61%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.29%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.29%) JUnit
5 4 (1.29%) WinDbg
5 4 (1.29%) Grunt
6 3 (0.96%) Hudson
7 2 (0.64%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.32%) Ant
General
1 59 (18.97%) Games
2 47 (15.11%) Finance
3 42 (13.50%) Advertising
4 20 (6.43%) Banking
5 9 (2.89%) Retail
6 7 (2.25%) Marketing
7 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) Front Office
8 1 (0.32%) Electronics
8 1 (0.32%) Law
8 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 160 (51.45%) Developer
2 51 (16.40%) Software Engineer
3 40 (12.86%) Java Developer
4 35 (11.25%) Data Scientist
5 33 (10.61%) Junior
6 30 (9.65%) Python Developer
7 29 (9.32%) Software Developer
8 27 (8.68%) .NET Developer
9 23 (7.40%) JavaScript Developer
10 16 (5.14%) Junior Developer
11 13 (4.18%) Junior .NET Developer
12 12 (3.86%) Java Software Engineer
13 11 (3.54%) Senior Software Engineer
13 11 (3.54%) Graduate
13 11 (3.54%) Senior Developer
13 11 (3.54%) Junior Software Engineer
14 10 (3.22%) Web Developer
15 9 (2.89%) Programmer
15 9 (2.89%) Java Programmer
15 9 (2.89%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (21.86%) HTML
2 53 (17.04%) CSS
3 52 (16.72%) jQuery
4 49 (15.76%) .NET
5 39 (12.54%) ASP.NET
5 39 (12.54%) Django
5 39 (12.54%) Natural Language Processing
6 31 (9.97%) Flask
7 29 (9.32%) Web Services
8 28 (9.00%) Ajax
8 28 (9.00%) .NET Framework
9 21 (6.75%) HTML5
10 16 (5.14%) AngularJS
11 12 (3.86%) Ember.js
11 12 (3.86%) Backbone.js
11 12 (3.86%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (3.22%) Guava
13 6 (1.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (1.93%) CSS3
13 6 (1.93%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 178 (57.23%) Computer Science
2 84 (27.01%) Mathematics
3 39 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (10.29%) Statistics
5 29 (9.32%) Physics
6 18 (5.79%) Visualisation
7 17 (5.47%) User Experience
8 12 (3.86%) Chemistry
9 10 (3.22%) Neural Network
10 9 (2.89%) Economics
10 9 (2.89%) Applied Mathematics
10 9 (2.89%) Informatics
10 9 (2.89%) Digital Media
10 9 (2.89%) Mobile App
10 9 (2.89%) Online Games
10 9 (2.89%) Social Network
10 9 (2.89%) Psychology
11 8 (2.57%) Open Source
11 8 (2.57%) Robotics
12 7 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 59 (18.97%) Linux
2 51 (16.40%) UNIX
3 45 (14.47%) Android
4 39 (12.54%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.22%) Windows
6 5 (1.61%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (0.96%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (34.08%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (33.76%) Software Engineering
3 85 (27.33%) OO
4 69 (22.19%) Machine Learning
5 60 (19.29%) Analytics
6 48 (15.43%) Multithreading
7 38 (12.22%) TDD
8 32 (10.29%) Data Analysis
9 28 (9.00%) Data Modelling
10 23 (7.40%) Data Analytics
10 23 (7.40%) Bayesian Methods
11 22 (7.07%) Unit Testing
12 21 (6.75%) MVC
13 20 (6.43%) Functional Programming
14 19 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (6.11%) Predictive Modelling
15 18 (5.79%) Automated Testing
16 17 (5.47%) Test Automation
17 15 (4.82%) Customer Engagement
17 15 (4.82%) Deep Learning
Programming Languages
1 164 (52.73%) Java
2 119 (38.26%) Python
3 93 (29.90%) C#
4 85 (27.33%) SQL
5 79 (25.40%) C++
5 79 (25.40%) Scala
6 42 (13.50%) JavaScript
7 36 (11.58%) C
8 30 (9.65%) Objective-C
9 29 (9.32%) R
10 28 (9.00%) Clojure
11 25 (8.04%) PHP
12 24 (7.72%) Ruby
13 18 (5.79%) Perl
14 16 (5.14%) MATLAB
15 9 (2.89%) VB
16 8 (2.57%) Lisp
16 8 (2.57%) PL/SQL
17 7 (2.25%) Bash Shell
18 3 (0.96%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 119 (38.26%) Degree
2 61 (19.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.96%) zsh
1 3 (0.96%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (2.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.82%) Google
3 11 (3.54%) Oracle
4 10 (3.22%) Adobe
5 5 (1.61%) Dell
5 5 (1.61%) Facebook
6 4 (1.29%) Atmel
6 4 (1.29%) Apple
7 2 (0.64%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.64%) Zend
8 1 (0.32%) Omniture
8 1 (0.32%) Business Objects
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