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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Rank 773 724 816
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +92
Permanent jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 118 165 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.15% 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.39% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 106 152 76
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 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £78,750 £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
42590 42182 45766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.84% 39.29% 39.32%
Number of salaries quoted 33307 34242 38319
Average salary £46,488 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.02% +3.33%
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 1 October 2014 within the UK.

Artificial Intelligence Salary Histogram in the UK

Artificial Intelligence
Top 22 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 1 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 -71 107 £40,000 -36.00% 8
London -84 56 £62,500 - 3
East of England +6 20 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Hertfordshire -1 20 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands -6 12 £34,625 +103.67%
City of London +11 9 £70,000 - 1
South East +3 7 £22,500 -52.63%
Scotland -6 6 £50,000 +81.81% 1
Leeds - 6 £32,500 -
North West - 6 £32,500 - 1
Manchester - 6 £32,500 - 1
Kent - 6 £22,500 -
Staffordshire - 6 £34,625 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £32,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 6 £32,500 - 1
Birmingham - 6 £32,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 6 £34,625 -
Aberdeen - 4 £50,000 -
Edinburgh -21 2 £42,500 +84.78% 1
East Sussex -20 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Eastbourne - 1 £32,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -

Artificial Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 168 (56.57%) Computer Science
2 161 (54.21%) Java
3 122 (41.08%) Algorithms
4 116 (39.06%) Python
5 113 (38.05%) Degree
5 113 (38.05%) Big Data
6 100 (33.67%) Software Engineering
6 100 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
7 92 (30.98%) C#
8 85 (28.62%) Hadoop
9 83 (27.95%) SQL
10 81 (27.27%) OO
11 80 (26.94%) Mathematics
12 77 (25.93%) C++
13 73 (24.58%) Scala
14 67 (22.56%) HTML
14 67 (22.56%) Machine Learning
15 63 (21.21%) Analytics
16 62 (20.88%) NoSQL
17 60 (20.20%) Linux
18 59 (19.87%) Apache Cassandra
19 58 (19.53%) PhD
20 55 (18.52%) Games
21 54 (18.18%) jQuery
22 53 (17.85%) CSS
23 52 (17.51%) UNIX
24 50 (16.84%) Data Mining
25 47 (15.82%) .NET
26 45 (15.15%) Multithreading
27 44 (14.81%) Android

Artificial Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 27 (9.09%) GlassFish
1 27 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 26 (8.75%) SAS
3 14 (4.71%) Apache Spark
4 12 (4.04%) Apache Pig
5 9 (3.03%) Node.js
6 4 (1.35%) WordPress
7 2 (0.67%) Apache
7 2 (0.67%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 15 (5.05%) SPSS
2 10 (3.37%) CPLEX
3 9 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (3.03%) InDesign
3 9 (3.03%) Photoshop
3 9 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.68%) Weka
5 4 (1.35%) Stata
6 3 (1.01%) MS Excel
6 3 (1.01%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.34%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.69%) Google Compute Engine
2 6 (2.02%) GitHub
2 6 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.69%) HTTP
2 3 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (38.05%) Big Data
2 85 (28.62%) Hadoop
3 62 (20.88%) NoSQL
4 59 (19.87%) Apache Cassandra
5 50 (16.84%) Data Mining
6 38 (12.79%) MongoDB
7 31 (10.44%) BigTable
8 26 (8.75%) Relational Database
9 18 (6.06%) MySQL
10 12 (4.04%) HBase
11 11 (3.70%) Mahout
12 7 (2.36%) Apache Hive
12 7 (2.36%) Redis
13 6 (2.02%) Cognos Impromptu
14 5 (1.68%) SQL Server
14 5 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
16 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (5.72%) Git (software)
1 17 (5.72%) Maven
2 12 (4.04%) Jenkins
2 12 (4.04%) Selenium
3 11 (3.70%) WebDriver
4 5 (1.68%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.35%) Grunt
5 4 (1.35%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.35%) WinDbg
6 3 (1.01%) Hudson
6 3 (1.01%) JUnit
7 2 (0.67%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
General
1 55 (18.52%) Games
2 44 (14.81%) Finance
3 40 (13.47%) Advertising
4 20 (6.73%) Banking
5 10 (3.37%) Retail
6 5 (1.68%) Marketing
7 3 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.01%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.34%) Front Office
8 1 (0.34%) Electronics
8 1 (0.34%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 146 (49.16%) Developer
2 50 (16.84%) Software Engineer
3 35 (11.78%) Java Developer
4 34 (11.45%) Data Scientist
5 33 (11.11%) Junior
6 27 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 27 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 26 (8.75%) Python Developer
8 23 (7.74%) JavaScript Developer
9 16 (5.39%) Junior Developer
10 13 (4.38%) Junior .NET Developer
11 12 (4.04%) Senior Software Engineer
11 12 (4.04%) Java Software Engineer
11 12 (4.04%) Graduate
12 11 (3.70%) Junior Software Engineer
13 9 (3.03%) Designer
13 9 (3.03%) UI Designer
13 9 (3.03%) Senior Developer
13 9 (3.03%) Programmer
13 9 (3.03%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (22.56%) HTML
2 54 (18.18%) jQuery
3 53 (17.85%) CSS
4 47 (15.82%) .NET
5 38 (12.79%) ASP.NET
6 34 (11.45%) Django
7 31 (10.44%) Natural Language Processing
8 30 (10.10%) Web Services
9 28 (9.43%) .NET Framework
9 28 (9.43%) Ajax
10 26 (8.75%) Flask
11 21 (7.07%) HTML5
12 16 (5.39%) AngularJS
13 12 (4.04%) Backbone.js
13 12 (4.04%) KnockoutJS
13 12 (4.04%) Ember.js
14 10 (3.37%) Guava
15 6 (2.02%) CSS3
15 6 (2.02%) Ruby on Rails
16 5 (1.68%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 168 (56.57%) Computer Science
2 122 (41.08%) Algorithms
3 80 (26.94%) Mathematics
4 36 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (10.10%) Statistics
6 27 (9.09%) Physics
7 19 (6.40%) Visualisation
8 17 (5.72%) User Experience
9 12 (4.04%) Data Structures
9 12 (4.04%) Chemistry
10 11 (3.70%) Neural Network
11 10 (3.37%) Digital Media
11 10 (3.37%) Economics
11 10 (3.37%) Psychology
11 10 (3.37%) Applied Mathematics
11 10 (3.37%) Social Network
11 10 (3.37%) Informatics
12 8 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (2.69%) Open Source
13 7 (2.36%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 60 (20.20%) Linux
2 52 (17.51%) UNIX
3 44 (14.81%) Android
4 38 (12.79%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.37%) Windows
6 5 (1.68%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.01%) Debian
7 3 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (33.67%) Software Engineering
1 100 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (27.27%) OO
3 67 (22.56%) Machine Learning
4 63 (21.21%) Analytics
5 45 (15.15%) Multithreading
6 35 (11.78%) Data Analysis
7 33 (11.11%) TDD
8 30 (10.10%) Data Modelling
9 26 (8.75%) Data Analytics
10 21 (7.07%) Predictive Modelling
10 21 (7.07%) Bayesian Methods
11 20 (6.73%) Functional Programming
12 19 (6.40%) Automated Testing
13 18 (6.06%) Unit Testing
13 18 (6.06%) Test Automation
13 18 (6.06%) MVC
14 15 (5.05%) Statistical Analysis
14 15 (5.05%) Deep Learning
15 14 (4.71%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (54.21%) Java
2 116 (39.06%) Python
3 92 (30.98%) C#
4 83 (27.95%) SQL
5 77 (25.93%) C++
6 73 (24.58%) Scala
7 40 (13.47%) JavaScript
8 36 (12.12%) C
9 30 (10.10%) Objective-C
10 28 (9.43%) Clojure
11 27 (9.09%) PHP
12 26 (8.75%) Ruby
13 25 (8.42%) R
14 17 (5.72%) MATLAB
15 15 (5.05%) Perl
16 10 (3.37%) VB
17 8 (2.69%) PL/SQL
17 8 (2.69%) Lisp
18 7 (2.36%) Bash Shell
19 3 (1.01%) Korn
Qualifications
1 113 (38.05%) Degree
2 58 (19.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.01%) zsh
1 3 (1.01%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (2.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (10.44%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.72%) Google
3 11 (3.70%) Oracle
4 10 (3.37%) Adobe
5 5 (1.68%) Facebook
6 4 (1.35%) Apple
6 4 (1.35%) Atmel
7 3 (1.01%) Dell
8 2 (0.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.67%) Zend
9 1 (0.34%) Omniture
9 1 (0.34%) Business Objects
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