The table below looks at the statistics for Machine Learning skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Machine Learning over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Machine Learning
Rank 726 764 833
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +69
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 180 107 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.098% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.12% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 148 83 67
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94474 86317 91123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.65% 79.42% 77.76%
Number of salaries quoted 75344 70549 77369
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Machine Learning
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Machine Learning within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Machine Learning Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Machine Learning
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Machine Learning within the UK.

Machine Learning Salary Trend in the UK

Machine Learning
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Machine Learning over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Machine Learning Salary Histogram in the UK

Machine Learning
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Machine Learning within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +50 171 £52,500 -4.54% 34
London +28 117 £62,500 +8.69% 25
East of England +32 36 £35,000 +1.44% 5
Cambridgeshire +24 32 £35,000 -11.39% 3
Cambridge +24 30 £35,000 -11.39% 3
City of London +1 23 £70,000 +21.73% 14
South West -9 9 £52,500 +16.66%
South East -21 9 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Dorset -2 7 £52,500 +16.66%
Bournemouth -4 7 £52,500 +16.66%
Hertfordshire -3 4 £45,000 +44.00% 2
Scotland -15 4 £35,000 +27.27% 5
Surrey - 4 £40,000 - 2
Glasgow -20 3 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Hampshire - 3 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire +7 2 - - 2
Oxford +6 2 - - 2
Southampton - 2 £42,500 -
Guildford - 2 £35,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £45,000 - 3
Exeter - 1 £65,000 -
Street - 1 £67,500 -
Somerset - 1 £67,500 -
Devon - 1 £65,000 -
Farnborough - 1 £55,000 -

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Machine Learning 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 Machine Learning.

1 246 (61.65%) Java
2 198 (49.62%) Computer Science
3 183 (45.86%) Big Data
4 175 (43.86%) Python
5 167 (41.85%) Degree
6 153 (38.35%) Hadoop
7 147 (36.84%) Software Engineering
8 140 (35.09%) Statistics
9 132 (33.08%) Mathematics
10 131 (32.83%) C++
11 113 (28.32%) Analytics
12 107 (26.82%) PhD
13 93 (23.31%) R
14 79 (19.80%) Data Mining
14 79 (19.80%) NoSQL
15 74 (18.55%) SQL
16 71 (17.79%) Bayesian Methods
17 70 (17.54%) Artificial Intelligence
18 69 (17.29%) Natural Language Processing
19 67 (16.79%) OO
20 66 (16.54%) TDD
21 65 (16.29%) Finance
22 64 (16.04%) C#
23 61 (15.29%) MATLAB
23 61 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
23 61 (15.29%) Physics
24 59 (14.79%) Linux
25 56 (14.04%) JavaScript
26 55 (13.78%) MapReduce
27 51 (12.78%) Apache Hive

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Machine Learning 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 Machine Learning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (3.76%) SAS
2 14 (3.51%) Apache Pig
3 8 (2.01%) Node.js
4 5 (1.25%) Tornado
4 5 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.25%) Zope
4 5 (1.25%) Plone
5 2 (0.50%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (4.76%) SPSS
2 14 (3.51%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (2.26%) Mathematica
4 7 (1.75%) Stata
4 7 (1.75%) CPLEX
5 5 (1.25%) Weka
5 5 (1.25%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.01%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.76%) Internet
2 9 (2.26%) HTTP
3 7 (1.75%) Wireless
4 1 (0.25%) 4G
4 1 (0.25%) 2G
4 1 (0.25%) DAB
4 1 (0.25%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (45.86%) Big Data
2 153 (38.35%) Hadoop
3 79 (19.80%) Data Mining
3 79 (19.80%) NoSQL
4 51 (12.78%) Apache Hive
5 32 (8.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 31 (7.77%) MySQL
7 29 (7.27%) HBase
8 26 (6.52%) MongoDB
9 20 (5.01%) Mahout
10 17 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (3.76%) Relational Database
12 11 (2.76%) Text Mining
13 10 (2.51%) Redis
14 9 (2.26%) Sybase IQ
14 9 (2.26%) Sybase ASE
15 7 (1.75%) RDBMS
16 4 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
17 2 (0.50%) SQL Server
18 1 (0.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (7.02%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.26%) Subversion
3 12 (3.01%) PyUnit
3 12 (3.01%) Ant
3 12 (3.01%) JUnit
4 9 (2.26%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.26%) Maven
5 2 (0.50%) JIRA
5 2 (0.50%) Selenium
General
1 65 (16.29%) Finance
2 35 (8.77%) Marketing
3 34 (8.52%) Games
4 16 (4.01%) Front Office
4 16 (4.01%) Banking
5 11 (2.76%) Advertising
6 9 (2.26%) Retail
7 7 (1.75%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.50%) French Language
8 2 (0.50%) German Language
8 2 (0.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 157 (39.35%) Developer
2 117 (29.32%) Data Scientist
3 65 (16.29%) Java Developer
4 33 (8.27%) Software Engineer
5 25 (6.27%) C++ Developer
6 21 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 19 (4.76%) Programmer
8 17 (4.26%) Consultant
8 17 (4.26%) Real Time Software Engineer
8 17 (4.26%) Real Time Engineer
8 17 (4.26%) Python Developer
9 16 (4.01%) Junior
10 15 (3.76%) Graduate
11 12 (3.01%) Development Engineer
11 12 (3.01%) Senior Development Engineer
11 12 (3.01%) Analyst
12 11 (2.76%) Cyber Security Consultant
12 11 (2.76%) Java Programmer
12 11 (2.76%) Security Engineer
12 11 (2.76%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (17.29%) Natural Language Processing
2 27 (6.77%) .NET
3 25 (6.27%) HTML
4 23 (5.76%) ASP.NET
5 21 (5.26%) STL
5 21 (5.26%) Django
5 21 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 21 (5.26%) RESTful
6 15 (3.76%) Web Services
6 15 (3.76%) HTML5
6 15 (3.76%) jQuery
7 14 (3.51%) Spring
8 13 (3.26%) Guava
9 12 (3.01%) JDBC
10 11 (2.76%) CSS
11 9 (2.26%) SciPy
11 9 (2.26%) NumPy
12 8 (2.01%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (2.01%) J2SE
13 6 (1.50%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 198 (49.62%) Computer Science
2 140 (35.09%) Statistics
3 132 (33.08%) Mathematics
4 70 (17.54%) Artificial Intelligence
5 61 (15.29%) Physics
6 26 (6.52%) Smartphone
7 24 (6.02%) Social Media
8 16 (4.01%) Clustering
9 14 (3.51%) Visualisation
10 13 (3.26%) Neural Network
11 12 (3.01%) Mobile App
12 11 (2.76%) Open Source
13 9 (2.26%) Equities
13 9 (2.26%) Reference Data
14 8 (2.01%) Applied Mathematics
15 7 (1.75%) Digital Media
15 7 (1.75%) Chemistry
15 7 (1.75%) Psychology
15 7 (1.75%) Informatics
15 7 (1.75%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 59 (14.79%) Linux
2 33 (8.27%) Android
3 20 (5.01%) UNIX
4 13 (3.26%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.26%) Windows
6 4 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.75%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.25%) Debian
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.25%) VMS
8 1 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 113 (28.32%) Analytics
3 71 (17.79%) Bayesian Methods
4 67 (16.79%) OO
5 66 (16.54%) TDD
6 61 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (13.78%) MapReduce
8 42 (10.53%) Multithreading
8 42 (10.53%) Data Analysis
9 35 (8.77%) Signal Processing
10 27 (6.77%) Functional Programming
11 23 (5.76%) Statistical Analysis
12 19 (4.76%) Statistical Modelling
12 19 (4.76%) Predictive Modelling
13 18 (4.51%) Risk Analysis
13 18 (4.51%) Pair Programming
13 18 (4.51%) Data Modelling
13 18 (4.51%) Data Analytics
13 18 (4.51%) Big Data Analytics
14 16 (4.01%) Pattern Recognition
Programming Languages
1 246 (61.65%) Java
2 175 (43.86%) Python
3 131 (32.83%) C++
4 93 (23.31%) R
5 74 (18.55%) SQL
6 64 (16.04%) C#
7 61 (15.29%) MATLAB
8 56 (14.04%) JavaScript
9 51 (12.78%) Scala
10 33 (8.27%) Clojure
11 31 (7.77%) C
12 28 (7.02%) Ruby
13 20 (5.01%) Perl
14 10 (2.51%) Erlang
15 9 (2.26%) RPG
16 8 (2.01%) Bash Shell
16 8 (2.01%) PHP
17 3 (0.75%) Haskell
18 2 (0.50%) Objective-C
19 1 (0.25%) F#
Qualifications
1 167 (41.85%) Degree
2 107 (26.82%) PhD
3 11 (2.76%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (4.51%) Puppet
2 15 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.25%) Nagios
3 1 (0.25%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 19 (4.76%) Google
2 9 (2.26%) Facebook
2 9 (2.26%) ParAccel
2 9 (2.26%) Sybase
2 9 (2.26%) Reuters
2 9 (2.26%) Bloomberg
3 2 (0.50%) IBM
3 2 (0.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.25%) Tableau
4 1 (0.25%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.25%) BT
4 1 (0.25%) Sun
4 1 (0.25%) Apple
4 1 (0.25%) Omniture
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