The table below looks at the statistics for Machine Learning skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Machine Learning over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Machine Learning
Rank 306 455 591
Rank change year-on-year
+149 +136
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 898 644 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.00% 0.61% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.69% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 802 553 362
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £91,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £51,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.91% +28.75%

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
78934 92697 97322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.07% 87.56% 85.72%
Number of salaries quoted 65072 76555 80048
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,193
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Machine Learning
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Machine Learning as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016 within the UK.

Machine Learning Salary Histogram in the UK

Machine Learning
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Machine Learning within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +144 867 £60,000 -7.69% 191
London +69 564 £67,500 - 135
South East +82 95 £44,000 -21.77% 20
North West +47 74 £52,500 +31.30% 4
City of London +38 66 £72,500 -14.70% 24
Manchester +42 57 £52,500 +23.52% 4
East of England +71 55 £51,250 -19.60% 15
Oxfordshire +33 46 £42,500 -32.00% 5
Cambridge +52 45 £51,250 -18.00% 13
Cambridgeshire +40 45 £51,250 -18.00% 13
Oxford +39 44 £42,500 -15.84% 2
South West +29 38 £52,500 +16.66% 7
West Midlands +4 19 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Dorset +30 15 £40,000 -11.11% 3
East Midlands +13 15 £45,000 -43.75%
South Wales +7 15 £34,000 -38.18%
Wales -3 15 £34,000 -38.18%
Surrey +34 14 £65,000 +4.00% 3
Hampshire +9 14 £38,750 -22.50% 3
Devon -6 13 £52,500 +110.00%
Cheshire +20 11 £55,000 +46.66%
Birmingham -2 11 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Yorkshire +32 10 £43,000 -14.00% 3
Portsmouth - 9 £37,500 - 2
West Yorkshire +34 8 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Plymouth +9 8 £52,500 +110.00%
Dorchester - 8 - -
Berkshire +57 7 £47,500 -20.83% 4
Leeds +30 7 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Hertfordshire +14 7 £67,500 +3.84% 1

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Machine Learning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 1050 (56.36%) Python
2 748 (40.15%) Analytics
3 686 (36.82%) Big Data
4 680 (36.50%) Java
5 644 (34.57%) Algorithms
6 608 (32.64%) Computer Science
7 568 (30.49%) Degree
8 523 (28.07%) SQL
9 503 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
10 495 (26.57%) R
11 463 (24.85%) PhD
12 456 (24.48%) Mathematics
13 405 (21.74%) Hadoop
14 394 (21.15%) C++
15 392 (21.04%) Software Engineering
16 385 (20.67%) Statistics
17 383 (20.56%) Apache Spark
18 347 (18.63%) C#
19 334 (17.93%) Finance
20 314 (16.85%) NoSQL
21 311 (16.69%) Analytical Skills
22 287 (15.41%) Amazon AWS
23 269 (14.44%) Scala
24 251 (13.47%) Artificial Intelligence
25 240 (12.88%) JavaScript
26 238 (12.78%) MATLAB
27 235 (12.61%) Data Mining
28 232 (12.45%) Data Analytics
29 228 (12.24%) Physics
30 227 (12.18%) .NET

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 383 (20.56%) Apache Spark
2 163 (8.75%) SAS
3 71 (3.81%) Elasticsearch
4 64 (3.44%) Apache
5 58 (3.11%) Apache Pig
6 29 (1.56%) Apache Solr
7 27 (1.45%) Tomcat
8 26 (1.40%) SharePoint
9 14 (0.75%) CMS
10 10 (0.54%) nginx
11 7 (0.38%) JBoss
11 7 (0.38%) Jetty
12 5 (0.27%) Confluence
12 5 (0.27%) IIS
12 5 (0.27%) Jupyter
12 5 (0.27%) WildFly
13 3 (0.16%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.16%) Drupal
13 3 (0.16%) IPython
14 2 (0.11%) Tornado
Applications
1 82 (4.40%) SPSS
2 47 (2.52%) MS Excel
3 35 (1.88%) GNU Octave
4 25 (1.34%) Stata
5 13 (0.70%) Chatbot
6 6 (0.32%) Gephi
7 5 (0.27%) EViews
7 5 (0.27%) MS Office
8 4 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.11%) CPLEX
9 2 (0.11%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.054%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.054%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.054%) Weka
Business Applications
1 11 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.48%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.16%) ReMetrica
4 2 (0.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle AML
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.054%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.054%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 287 (15.41%) Amazon AWS
2 169 (9.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
4 76 (4.08%) PaaS
5 75 (4.03%) Google Cloud Platform
6 55 (2.95%) SaaS
7 47 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
8 40 (2.15%) Amazon EMR
9 36 (1.93%) Amazon S3
10 33 (1.77%) GitHub
11 29 (1.56%) IaaS
12 28 (1.50%) Azure Machine Learning
13 15 (0.81%) Data Lake Analytics
14 12 (0.64%) Amazon Kinesis
15 11 (0.59%) Heroku
16 10 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
16 10 (0.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 9 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 7 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 4 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.42%) Internet
2 9 (0.48%) Firewall
2 9 (0.48%) HTTP
3 7 (0.38%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.27%) SSL
5 4 (0.21%) AMQP
5 4 (0.21%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.16%) Network Security
6 3 (0.16%) Wireless
7 2 (0.11%) ATM
7 2 (0.11%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.11%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.11%) X.509
8 1 (0.054%) IPsec
8 1 (0.054%) LAN
8 1 (0.054%) MQTT
8 1 (0.054%) PPP
8 1 (0.054%) Skype
8 1 (0.054%) VPN
8 1 (0.054%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 686 (36.82%) Big Data
2 405 (21.74%) Hadoop
3 314 (16.85%) NoSQL
4 235 (12.61%) Data Mining
5 168 (9.02%) MongoDB
6 132 (7.09%) SQL Server
7 107 (5.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 103 (5.53%) Apache Hive
9 100 (5.37%) Relational Database
10 95 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
11 85 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
12 56 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 53 (2.84%) MySQL
14 51 (2.74%) Neo4j
15 50 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 49 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
17 46 (2.47%) Power BI
18 45 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 43 (2.31%) HDInsight
20 42 (2.25%) HBase
Development Applications
1 124 (6.66%) Git (software)
2 54 (2.90%) Jenkins
3 29 (1.56%) JIRA
3 29 (1.56%) Subversion
4 27 (1.45%) NUnit
4 27 (1.45%) Vagrant
5 25 (1.34%) Maven
5 25 (1.34%) Selenium
6 22 (1.18%) gulp
7 20 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (1.02%) Grunt
8 19 (1.02%) JUnit
9 16 (0.86%) Bitbucket
10 15 (0.81%) CMake
10 15 (0.81%) Visual Studio
11 10 (0.54%) Gradle
12 9 (0.48%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (0.43%) TeamCity
14 7 (0.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 7 (0.38%) Yeoman
General
1 334 (17.93%) Finance
2 159 (8.53%) Marketing
3 60 (3.22%) Retail
3 60 (3.22%) Telecoms
4 54 (2.90%) Advertising
5 48 (2.58%) Banking
6 46 (2.47%) Games
7 34 (1.83%) Manufacturing
8 31 (1.66%) Electronics
9 28 (1.50%) Publishing
10 21 (1.13%) Financial Institution
11 16 (0.86%) Automotive
12 15 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.64%) Law
14 11 (0.59%) Front Office
14 11 (0.59%) Legal
15 10 (0.54%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.43%) Back Office
16 8 (0.43%) French Language
17 6 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 587 (31.51%) Developer
2 527 (28.29%) Data Scientist
3 157 (8.43%) Java Developer
4 153 (8.21%) Software Engineer
5 127 (6.82%) Senior Data Scientist
6 125 (6.71%) Senior Developer
7 122 (6.55%) Python Developer
8 105 (5.64%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 104 (5.58%) Architect
10 93 (4.99%) Software Developer
11 81 (4.35%) Analyst
11 81 (4.35%) C# Developer
12 80 (4.29%) C++ Developer
13 78 (4.19%) .NET Developer
14 72 (3.86%) Machine Learning Engineer
15 71 (3.81%) Machine Learning Developer
16 63 (3.38%) Lead Developer
17 61 (3.27%) Data Engineer
18 57 (3.06%) C# .NET Developer
19 56 (3.01%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (12.18%) .NET
2 149 (8.00%) Web Services
3 146 (7.84%) HTML
4 138 (7.41%) Natural Language Processing
5 127 (6.82%) CSS
6 109 (5.85%) RESTful
7 94 (5.05%) Node.js
8 93 (4.99%) AngularJS
9 90 (4.83%) REST
10 84 (4.51%) Spring
11 81 (4.35%) ASP.NET
12 77 (4.13%) HTML5
13 73 (3.92%) Django
14 71 (3.81%) React
15 65 (3.49%) scikit-learn
16 64 (3.44%) NumPy
17 52 (2.79%) CSS3
17 52 (2.79%) Pandas
18 46 (2.47%) D3.js
18 46 (2.47%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 644 (34.57%) Algorithms
2 608 (32.64%) Computer Science
3 456 (24.48%) Mathematics
4 385 (20.67%) Statistics
5 311 (16.69%) Analytical Skills
6 251 (13.47%) Artificial Intelligence
7 228 (12.24%) Physics
8 226 (12.13%) Visualisation
9 89 (4.78%) Neural Network
10 67 (3.60%) Mobile App
11 66 (3.54%) Fintech
12 63 (3.38%) Data Structures
13 55 (2.95%) User Experience
14 47 (2.52%) Robotics
15 43 (2.31%) Hedge funds
16 41 (2.20%) Blockchain
17 40 (2.15%) CUDA
18 33 (1.77%) Biometrics
19 32 (1.72%) Data Integration
19 32 (1.72%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 177 (9.50%) Linux
2 69 (3.70%) Windows
3 42 (2.25%) Unix
4 36 (1.93%) Android
5 22 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.38%) CentOS
7 5 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (0.27%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 748 (40.15%) Analytics
2 503 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
3 392 (21.04%) Software Engineering
4 232 (12.45%) Data Analytics
5 213 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
6 188 (10.09%) Data Analysis
7 186 (9.98%) TDD
8 170 (9.13%) OO
9 161 (8.64%) Predictive Analytics
10 153 (8.21%) Deep Learning
11 150 (8.05%) Open Source
12 148 (7.94%) Scrum
13 130 (6.98%) Statistical Modelling
14 113 (6.07%) Predictive Modelling
15 112 (6.01%) DevOps
16 105 (5.64%) ETL
16 105 (5.64%) MVC
17 104 (5.58%) Statistical Analysis
18 103 (5.53%) Data Visualisation
19 96 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1050 (56.36%) Python
2 680 (36.50%) Java
3 523 (28.07%) SQL
4 495 (26.57%) R
5 394 (21.15%) C++
6 347 (18.63%) C#
7 269 (14.44%) Scala
8 240 (12.88%) JavaScript
9 238 (12.78%) MATLAB
10 135 (7.25%) C
11 71 (3.81%) Ruby
12 69 (3.70%) PHP
13 38 (2.04%) Perl
14 34 (1.83%) Clojure
15 32 (1.72%) Go
16 29 (1.56%) VBA
17 23 (1.23%) Bash Shell
18 19 (1.02%) Haskell
19 17 (0.91%) Shell Script
19 17 (0.91%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 568 (30.49%) Degree
2 463 (24.85%) PhD
3 46 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 35 (1.88%) BC Cleared
5 24 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (0.75%) Postgraduate
7 5 (0.27%) CCNA
7 5 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.27%) MCITP
7 5 (0.27%) MCSA
8 4 (0.21%) MCSD
8 4 (0.21%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.16%) CISSP
9 3 (0.16%) ISEB
9 3 (0.16%) MCAD
9 3 (0.16%) MCPD
9 3 (0.16%) MCTS
10 2 (0.11%) CEH
10 2 (0.11%) GCIH
10 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.15%) GCP
2 38 (2.04%) QA
3 21 (1.13%) ISO 9001
4 19 (1.02%) ISO 14001
5 14 (0.75%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.43%) SLA
7 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.11%) GPG13
9 1 (0.054%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.054%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.054%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 105 (5.64%) Docker
2 23 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
3 20 (1.07%) Firmware
4 16 (0.86%) HDFS
5 14 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (0.59%) VirtualBox
6 11 (0.59%) Xen
7 9 (0.48%) Apache Flume
8 8 (0.43%) LXC
9 3 (0.16%) Active Directory
10 2 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.11%) Snort
11 1 (0.054%) KVM
11 1 (0.054%) Varnish
11 1 (0.054%) zsh
Systems Management
1 31 (1.66%) Ansible
2 24 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (1.13%) Puppet
4 16 (0.86%) Kubernetes
5 9 (0.48%) Mesos
5 9 (0.48%) Salt
6 4 (0.21%) Kibana
6 4 (0.21%) logstash
6 4 (0.21%) Oozie
7 3 (0.16%) Ambari
7 3 (0.16%) Grafana
8 2 (0.11%) Fluentd
8 2 (0.11%) QRadar
9 1 (0.054%) Dokku
9 1 (0.054%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.054%) Nagios
Vendors
1 94 (5.05%) Google
2 88 (4.72%) Microsoft
3 80 (4.29%) Tableau
4 45 (2.42%) Oracle
5 43 (2.31%) Cloudera
6 34 (1.83%) Hortonworks
7 25 (1.34%) IBM
8 22 (1.18%) SAP
9 19 (1.02%) Splunk
10 16 (0.86%) Apple
11 15 (0.81%) Facebook
12 14 (0.75%) VMware
13 13 (0.70%) Alteryx
14 11 (0.59%) Twitter
15 9 (0.48%) MapR
16 6 (0.32%) Cognos
16 6 (0.32%) MicroStrategy
16 6 (0.32%) Netezza
16 6 (0.32%) Rackspace
16 6 (0.32%) Zend
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £10000 - £70000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: 60000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum flexible working, pension, progression
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Generous holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: up to £50k DoE
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension, Flexi, Career Progress, Sto
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent plus benefits incl. stock
Posted: 2 days ago
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Parallel Consulting
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London
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Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + amazing benefits
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London
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SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
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Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
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London
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London
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Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
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