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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Rank 803 753 840
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +87
Permanent jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 87 181 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.15% 0.057%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.38% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 76 164 62
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +29.03%

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
42537 47814 43368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.45% 39.82% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 33559 37750 35151
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015 within the UK.

Artificial Intelligence Salary Histogram in the UK

Artificial Intelligence
Top 25 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 24 April 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 -77 78 £57,500 +4.54% 5
London -70 51 £62,500 +4.16% 2
West Midlands -16 20 £57,500 +9.52%
Warwickshire -6 14 £57,500 +9.52%
Warwick 0 12 £57,500 +9.52%
Surbiton - 6 £36,000 -
City of London +36 5 £52,500 -
East of England +19 5 £38,564 -3.59%
Cambridge +15 5 £38,564 -3.59%
Cambridgeshire +12 5 £38,564 -3.59%
Birmingham - 5 - -
Scotland +11 4 £25,000 -50.00%
Edinburgh +13 3 - -
South West - 2 £35,000 - 1
South East +14 1 £40,000 -40.74% 1
Dundee +5 1 £25,000 +8.69%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £40,000 -
Devon - 1 £30,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 - 1
Bristol - 1 £40,000 -
Coventry - 1 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £40,000 -
Northampton - 1 £40,000 - 1
Plymouth - 1 £30,000 -

Artificial Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 104 (60.12%) Computer Science
2 100 (57.80%) Python
3 88 (50.87%) Machine Learning
4 82 (47.40%) Algorithms
5 81 (46.82%) Big Data
6 76 (43.93%) Java
7 73 (42.20%) Degree
8 72 (41.62%) PhD
9 71 (41.04%) R
10 65 (37.57%) Analytics
11 62 (35.84%) Mathematics
12 59 (34.10%) Agile Software Development
13 58 (33.53%) Software Engineering
14 49 (28.32%) Hadoop
15 46 (26.59%) C++
16 42 (24.28%) SQL
17 39 (22.54%) Data Mining
17 39 (22.54%) Predictive Analytics
18 38 (21.97%) Statistics
19 37 (21.39%) Finance
19 37 (21.39%) Business Intelligence
20 33 (19.08%) Visualisation
21 32 (18.50%) C#
22 31 (17.92%) Statistical Modelling
23 30 (17.34%) NoSQL
24 29 (16.76%) TDD
25 28 (16.18%) Apache Cassandra
26 23 (13.29%) Physics
27 22 (12.72%) SAS
28 21 (12.14%) Applied Mathematics

Artificial Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (12.72%) SAS
2 16 (9.25%) Apache Pig
3 9 (5.20%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.89%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.31%) Node.js
6 1 (0.58%) JBoss
6 1 (0.58%) Jetty
6 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (4.05%) SPSS
2 6 (3.47%) Mathematica
2 6 (3.47%) CPLEX
3 5 (2.89%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.58%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.31%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.58%) Internet
2 1 (0.58%) Firewall
2 1 (0.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (46.82%) Big Data
2 49 (28.32%) Hadoop
3 39 (22.54%) Data Mining
4 30 (17.34%) NoSQL
5 28 (16.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (8.67%) MongoDB
7 14 (8.09%) MySQL
8 12 (6.94%) Relational Database
9 11 (6.36%) Apache Hive
10 8 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (3.47%) CouchDB
12 5 (2.89%) MariaDB
12 5 (2.89%) Neo4j
13 4 (2.31%) Redis
13 4 (2.31%) SQL Server
14 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (1.16%) HBase
15 1 (0.58%) Voldemort
15 1 (0.58%) Apache Accumulo
15 1 (0.58%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 10 (5.78%) Jenkins
2 9 (5.20%) Maven
3 5 (2.89%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.73%) Subversion
5 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.58%) Selenium
6 1 (0.58%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.58%) Hudson
General
1 37 (21.39%) Finance
2 19 (10.98%) Games
3 14 (8.09%) Retail
4 13 (7.51%) Banking
5 5 (2.89%) Law
6 4 (2.31%) Legal
6 4 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.31%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.73%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.58%) Electronics
8 1 (0.58%) Publishing
8 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (35.26%) Developer
2 55 (31.79%) Data Scientist
3 23 (13.29%) Software Engineer
3 23 (13.29%) Java Developer
4 13 (7.51%) Senior Developer
5 12 (6.94%) Python Developer
6 10 (5.78%) Junior
6 10 (5.78%) C++ Software Engineer
7 9 (5.20%) Analyst
8 6 (3.47%) Software Developer
8 6 (3.47%) Data Analyst
8 6 (3.47%) Junior Software Engineer
8 6 (3.47%) Senior Python Developer
9 5 (2.89%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (2.89%) Programmer
10 4 (2.31%) Consultant
10 4 (2.31%) C# Developer
11 3 (1.73%) Systems Developer
11 3 (1.73%) Senior Data Analyst
11 3 (1.73%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.25%) Spring
2 13 (7.51%) Django
2 13 (7.51%) Natural Language Processing
3 10 (5.78%) HTML
4 9 (5.20%) Spring MVC
4 9 (5.20%) Spring Integration
4 9 (5.20%) Flask
5 7 (4.05%) RHadoop
5 7 (4.05%) HTML5
5 7 (4.05%) XML
6 6 (3.47%) REST
7 5 (2.89%) POSIX
8 4 (2.31%) Ajax
8 4 (2.31%) .NET
8 4 (2.31%) jQuery
8 4 (2.31%) WPF
9 3 (1.73%) LINQ
9 3 (1.73%) WCF
9 3 (1.73%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 104 (60.12%) Computer Science
2 82 (47.40%) Algorithms
3 62 (35.84%) Mathematics
4 38 (21.97%) Statistics
5 33 (19.08%) Visualisation
6 23 (13.29%) Physics
7 21 (12.14%) Applied Mathematics
8 18 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (8.67%) Neural Network
10 13 (7.51%) Digital Media
11 12 (6.94%) Data Structures
11 12 (6.94%) Open Source
12 11 (6.36%) Informatics
13 6 (3.47%) Economics
13 6 (3.47%) Chemistry
13 6 (3.47%) Psychology
13 6 (3.47%) Mobile App
14 5 (2.89%) Embedded Systems
14 5 (2.89%) Management Information System
15 4 (2.31%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.25%) Linux
2 10 (5.78%) Windows
2 10 (5.78%) Android
3 9 (5.20%) UNIX
4 5 (2.89%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.31%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.58%) CentOS
6 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (50.87%) Machine Learning
2 65 (37.57%) Analytics
3 59 (34.10%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (33.53%) Software Engineering
5 39 (22.54%) Predictive Analytics
6 37 (21.39%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (17.92%) Statistical Modelling
8 29 (16.76%) TDD
9 20 (11.56%) Data Modelling
10 19 (10.98%) OO
11 17 (9.83%) Data Analysis
11 17 (9.83%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (9.83%) Pattern Recognition
12 16 (9.25%) Predictive Modelling
13 15 (8.67%) Customer Engagement
13 15 (8.67%) MVC
14 14 (8.09%) SOA
14 14 (8.09%) Signal Processing
15 13 (7.51%) BDD
15 13 (7.51%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 100 (57.80%) Python
2 76 (43.93%) Java
3 71 (41.04%) R
4 46 (26.59%) C++
5 42 (24.28%) SQL
6 32 (18.50%) C#
7 20 (11.56%) C
8 18 (10.40%) MATLAB
8 18 (10.40%) Ruby
9 14 (8.09%) Perl
9 14 (8.09%) Scala
10 10 (5.78%) JavaScript
11 7 (4.05%) Clojure
12 5 (2.89%) Go
12 5 (2.89%) Haskell
12 5 (2.89%) Fortran
13 4 (2.31%) Lisp
13 4 (2.31%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.73%) XAML
14 3 (1.73%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 73 (42.20%) Degree
2 72 (41.62%) PhD
3 9 (5.20%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.89%) Xen
1 5 (2.89%) KVM
1 5 (2.89%) Docker
1 5 (2.89%) LXC
1 5 (2.89%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (0.58%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (3.47%) Mesos
2 2 (1.16%) Puppet
2 2 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.58%) Ansible
3 1 (0.58%) Nagios
3 1 (0.58%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 18 (10.40%) Google
2 5 (2.89%) Pegasus
3 4 (2.31%) Oracle
3 4 (2.31%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.31%) Facebook
4 3 (1.73%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.58%) Apple
5 1 (0.58%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.58%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.58%) Atmel
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