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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Machine Learning
Rank 310 584 536
Rank change year-on-year
+274 -48
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 975 426 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.99% 0.39% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.45% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 834 370 452
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%

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
86284 94752 102175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 86.37% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 77013 83070
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
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 +254 930 £60,000 - 110
London +188 684 £65,000 +4.00% 77
South East +103 95 £50,000 +5.26% 16
City of London +110 80 £60,000 - 11
South West +56 57 £54,000 +54.28% 4
Oxford +53 50 £55,000 +69.23% 6
Oxfordshire +40 50 £42,500 +30.76% 8
East of England +49 36 £45,000 -10.00% 3
North West +22 30 £40,000 -27.27% 5
Manchester +6 29 £40,000 -27.27% 5
Scotland +19 23 - - 1
Glasgow +10 23 - -
Cambridgeshire +6 23 £45,000 - 3
Devon +23 21 £90,000 +200.00%
Exeter - 21 £90,000 -
Gloucestershire - 20 £54,000 -
Berkshire +36 19 £52,500 -38.23% 4
Surrey +7 17 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Cambridge +6 17 £53,750 +19.44% 3
West Midlands -2 17 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Hampshire +17 15 £50,000 +9.89% 2
Reading +35 14 £40,000 -33.33% 2
Wales +23 13 £27,000 -
South Wales +17 13 £27,000 -
Wallingford - 13 £40,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +32 12 £43,750 -27.08%
Gloucester - 12 £54,000 -
Bristol +19 11 £45,000 +24.13% 2
Warwickshire +7 11 £50,000 -6.97% 1
Warwick -12 11 £50,000 -6.97% 1

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1043 (57.59%) Python
2 773 (42.68%) Analytics
3 739 (40.81%) Big Data
4 697 (38.49%) Computer Science
5 670 (37.00%) Java
6 609 (33.63%) Degree
7 586 (32.36%) SQL
8 584 (32.25%) Algorithms
9 580 (32.03%) R
10 493 (27.22%) Hadoop
11 461 (25.46%) PhD
12 456 (25.18%) Statistics
13 448 (24.74%) C++
14 440 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
15 419 (23.14%) Mathematics
16 410 (22.64%) Finance
17 408 (22.53%) Analytical Skills
18 385 (21.26%) Apache Spark
19 373 (20.60%) Data Mining
20 352 (19.44%) NoSQL
21 336 (18.55%) Visualisation
22 327 (18.06%) Software Engineering
23 283 (15.63%) Data Analytics
24 272 (15.02%) Scala
25 267 (14.74%) Data Analysis
25 267 (14.74%) JavaScript
26 245 (13.53%) TDD
27 235 (12.98%) MATLAB
28 230 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
29 221 (12.20%) Artificial Intelligence

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
1 385 (21.26%) Apache Spark
2 138 (7.62%) SAS
3 106 (5.85%) Apache Pig
4 87 (4.80%) Node.js
5 81 (4.47%) Apache
6 76 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
7 32 (1.77%) Tomcat
8 25 (1.38%) SharePoint
9 11 (0.61%) Apache Solr
10 10 (0.55%) GlassFish
10 10 (0.55%) JBoss
11 9 (0.50%) IPython
11 9 (0.50%) WildFly
12 8 (0.44%) Jupyter
13 7 (0.39%) MS Exchange
14 6 (0.33%) DNN
15 5 (0.28%) Confluence
16 4 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
17 2 (0.11%) Jetty
18 1 (0.055%) nginx
Applications
1 48 (2.65%) SPSS
2 35 (1.93%) MS Excel
3 16 (0.88%) Mathematica
4 10 (0.55%) Gephi
5 9 (0.50%) Weka
6 8 (0.44%) GNU Octave
7 7 (0.39%) MS Office
8 4 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.11%) Simulink
10 1 (0.055%) EViews
10 1 (0.055%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.055%) Stata
Business Applications
1 19 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.39%) ReMetrica
3 3 (0.17%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.055%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 230 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (6.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (2.87%) GitHub
4 47 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
5 42 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
6 40 (2.21%) Amazon S3
7 35 (1.93%) PaaS
8 29 (1.60%) IaaS
9 24 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 23 (1.27%) SaaS
11 18 (0.99%) Amazon EMR
12 16 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
13 12 (0.66%) Azure Machine Learning
14 7 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 5 (0.28%) Google Analytics
16 4 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
17 3 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
17 3 (0.17%) Google Play
18 1 (0.055%) AdWords
18 1 (0.055%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.04%) Internet
2 26 (1.44%) HTTP
3 15 (0.83%) Firewall
4 14 (0.77%) Network Security
5 10 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.28%) tcpdump
7 4 (0.22%) DNS
8 3 (0.17%) Skype
8 3 (0.17%) Wireless
9 2 (0.11%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.11%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.11%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.11%) Multicast
9 2 (0.11%) SSL
9 2 (0.11%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.055%) AMQP
10 1 (0.055%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.055%) SNA
10 1 (0.055%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 739 (40.81%) Big Data
2 493 (27.22%) Hadoop
3 373 (20.60%) Data Mining
4 352 (19.44%) NoSQL
5 195 (10.77%) Apache Hive
6 172 (9.50%) SQL Server
7 159 (8.78%) MongoDB
8 139 (7.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 124 (6.85%) Relational Database
10 121 (6.68%) MySQL
11 115 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
12 95 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
13 65 (3.59%) QlikView
14 48 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 46 (2.54%) HBase
16 45 (2.48%) Amazon Redshift
16 45 (2.48%) RDBMS
17 43 (2.37%) Power BI
18 42 (2.32%) Neo4j
18 42 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 165 (9.11%) Git (software)
2 73 (4.03%) Jenkins
3 36 (1.99%) Cucumber
4 30 (1.66%) RSpec
5 29 (1.60%) NUnit
5 29 (1.60%) Vagrant
6 22 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (1.10%) JIRA
8 18 (0.99%) Maven
9 17 (0.94%) Subversion
10 14 (0.77%) Jasmine
11 12 (0.66%) TeamCity
12 11 (0.61%) Mercurial
12 11 (0.61%) Moq
13 9 (0.50%) Eclipse
14 8 (0.44%) NetBeans
14 8 (0.44%) Yeoman
15 7 (0.39%) Grunt
16 6 (0.33%) JUnit
16 6 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 410 (22.64%) Finance
2 146 (8.06%) Marketing
3 68 (3.75%) Retail
4 61 (3.37%) Advertising
5 47 (2.60%) Games
6 45 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 42 (2.32%) Banking
8 30 (1.66%) Law
9 29 (1.60%) Manufacturing
10 19 (1.05%) Front Office
10 19 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
11 18 (0.99%) Electronics
12 16 (0.88%) Automotive
12 16 (0.88%) Publishing
13 11 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.44%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.44%) Legal
15 7 (0.39%) Music Industry
16 6 (0.33%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 574 (31.70%) Data Scientist
2 548 (30.26%) Developer
3 180 (9.94%) Senior Data Scientist
4 149 (8.23%) Java Developer
5 121 (6.68%) Software Engineer
6 108 (5.96%) Python Developer
7 107 (5.91%) Senior Developer
8 94 (5.19%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 93 (5.14%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 79 (4.36%) C# Developer
11 78 (4.31%) Analyst
12 77 (4.25%) Machine Learning Developer
13 66 (3.64%) Consultant
14 65 (3.59%) Architect
14 65 (3.59%) Data Engineer
15 61 (3.37%) C++ Developer
16 58 (3.20%) Java Engineer
17 56 (3.09%) Software Developer
18 50 (2.76%) Lead Developer
19 49 (2.71%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (9.61%) Natural Language Processing
2 164 (9.06%) HTML
3 161 (8.89%) .NET
4 156 (8.61%) CSS
5 129 (7.12%) AngularJS
6 126 (6.96%) Web Services
7 107 (5.91%) HTML5
8 96 (5.30%) D3.js
9 72 (3.98%) RESTful
9 72 (3.98%) Spring
10 67 (3.70%) NumPy
11 62 (3.42%) REST
12 58 (3.20%) Pandas
13 57 (3.15%) SciPy
14 56 (3.09%) WCF
15 55 (3.04%) WPF
16 54 (2.98%) scikit-learn
17 52 (2.87%) JSON
18 51 (2.82%) Kafka
19 47 (2.60%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 697 (38.49%) Computer Science
2 584 (32.25%) Algorithms
3 456 (25.18%) Statistics
4 419 (23.14%) Mathematics
5 408 (22.53%) Analytical Skills
6 336 (18.55%) Visualisation
7 221 (12.20%) Artificial Intelligence
8 200 (11.04%) Physics
9 97 (5.36%) Neural Network
10 82 (4.53%) Hedge funds
11 81 (4.47%) Fintech
12 48 (2.65%) Applied Mathematics
13 47 (2.60%) Data Structures
14 42 (2.32%) Mobile App
15 40 (2.21%) User Experience
16 39 (2.15%) CUDA
17 27 (1.49%) Economics
18 23 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
19 20 (1.10%) Data Integration
20 17 (0.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 188 (10.38%) Linux
2 107 (5.91%) Unix
3 49 (2.71%) Windows
4 44 (2.43%) Android
5 37 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.66%) Ubuntu
7 10 (0.55%) CentOS
8 9 (0.50%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.28%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.11%) Debian
10 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.055%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 773 (42.68%) Analytics
2 440 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
3 327 (18.06%) Software Engineering
4 283 (15.63%) Data Analytics
5 267 (14.74%) Data Analysis
6 245 (13.53%) TDD
7 188 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
8 180 (9.94%) OO
9 162 (8.95%) Predictive Modelling
10 157 (8.67%) Statistical Modelling
11 151 (8.34%) Data Visualisation
11 151 (8.34%) Open Source
12 139 (7.68%) MapReduce
13 138 (7.62%) Scrum
14 114 (6.29%) Predictive Analytics
15 112 (6.18%) Bayesian Methods
16 110 (6.07%) DevOps
17 106 (5.85%) Statistical Analysis
18 97 (5.36%) Data Modelling
19 94 (5.19%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1043 (57.59%) Python
2 670 (37.00%) Java
3 586 (32.36%) SQL
4 580 (32.03%) R
5 448 (24.74%) C++
6 272 (15.02%) Scala
7 267 (14.74%) JavaScript
8 235 (12.98%) MATLAB
9 209 (11.54%) C#
10 119 (6.57%) C
11 103 (5.69%) Ruby
12 64 (3.53%) PHP
13 62 (3.42%) Clojure
14 61 (3.37%) Perl
15 29 (1.60%) Go
16 27 (1.49%) Shell Script
17 24 (1.33%) Bash Shell
17 24 (1.33%) Haskell
18 22 (1.21%) Objective-C
19 21 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 609 (33.63%) Degree
2 461 (25.46%) PhD
3 34 (1.88%) Security Cleared
4 26 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (0.88%) Postgraduate
6 11 (0.61%) PMI Certification
7 9 (0.50%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.50%) MCSD
8 7 (0.39%) MCAD
8 7 (0.39%) MCPD
8 7 (0.39%) MCTS
9 6 (0.33%) PMP
9 6 (0.33%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.22%) MCSE
11 3 (0.17%) ISEB
12 2 (0.11%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.11%) MCITP
12 2 (0.11%) MCP
13 1 (0.055%) CISSP
13 1 (0.055%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.16%) Data Quality
1 21 (1.16%) QA
2 5 (0.28%) ISO13485
2 5 (0.28%) MISRA
3 4 (0.22%) SLA
4 1 (0.055%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.055%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 88 (4.86%) Docker
2 26 (1.44%) VirtualBox
3 24 (1.33%) HDFS
4 15 (0.83%) Xen
5 12 (0.66%) Apache Flume
6 11 (0.61%) Active Directory
6 11 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (0.50%) Snort
8 5 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.22%) KVM
10 2 (0.11%) iptables
11 1 (0.055%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 47 (2.60%) Puppet
2 28 (1.55%) Kubernetes
3 26 (1.44%) Ansible
4 25 (1.38%) Mesos
5 11 (0.61%) logstash
6 10 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.44%) Kibana
8 7 (0.39%) Nagios
9 6 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (0.33%) Terraform
10 4 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
10 4 (0.22%) OSSEC
10 4 (0.22%) StatsD
11 3 (0.17%) Oozie
12 2 (0.11%) Graphite
12 2 (0.11%) Icinga
12 2 (0.11%) Salt
12 2 (0.11%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.055%) Ambari
13 1 (0.055%) Graylog
Vendors
1 105 (5.80%) Tableau
2 79 (4.36%) Microsoft
3 75 (4.14%) Oracle
4 61 (3.37%) Google
5 36 (1.99%) IBM
6 28 (1.55%) Cloudera
7 26 (1.44%) Hortonworks
8 24 (1.33%) Facebook
9 21 (1.16%) SAP
10 15 (0.83%) Teradata
10 15 (0.83%) TIBCO
11 13 (0.72%) Omniture
12 12 (0.66%) VMware
13 11 (0.61%) MicroStrategy
14 10 (0.55%) RapidMiner
14 10 (0.55%) Wall Street Systems
15 9 (0.50%) Bloomberg
16 8 (0.44%) Splunk
17 7 (0.39%) Actian
18 6 (0.33%) Talend
Oxfordshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + options
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
KDR
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + greenfield environment!
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Generous holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + 10% bonus + share options
Posted: 3 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Equity shares
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 4 days ago