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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Machine Learning
Rank 688 692 772
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +80
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 216 233 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 197 220 81
Average salary £61,250 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.94% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £35,700 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £73,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,250 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+18.23% -15.00%

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
91992 98335 88405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.29% 81.99% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 74417 79340 72665
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 5 May 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Machine Learning within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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 +30 215 £62,500 +28.20% 27
London +34 180 £62,500 +8.69% 22
South East +4 21 £52,750 +24.11% 2
City of London +45 15 £52,500 -16.00% 6
East of England +3 11 £55,000 +46.66% 2
Surrey +20 10 £75,000 +50.00%
Guildford +19 8 £75,000 +100.00%
Cambridgeshire -3 7 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Cambridge 0 6 £41,250 +10.00% 2
Oxford 0 6 £32,500 -45.83%
Oxfordshire -7 6 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Surbiton - 6 £36,000 -
Abingdon - 5 £32,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £60,000 -
Slough - 3 £85,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £85,000 -
Hampshire -5 2 £45,500 +7.05% 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £30,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £30,000 - 1
Staines - 2 - -
Potters Bar - 2 £60,000 -
Leeds - 2 £30,000 - 1
South West -13 1 £30,000 -33.33%
Hook - 1 £45,500 - 1
Scotland - 1 £42,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £42,500 -
Plymouth - 1 £30,000 -
Devon - 1 £30,000 -
St Albans - 1 £62,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £60,000 -

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 220 (52.88%) Python
2 208 (50.00%) Analytics
3 205 (49.28%) Big Data
4 200 (48.08%) Algorithms
5 190 (45.67%) Computer Science
6 151 (36.30%) Java
7 150 (36.06%) Degree
7 150 (36.06%) R
8 135 (32.45%) Mathematics
9 130 (31.25%) PhD
9 130 (31.25%) Hadoop
10 121 (29.09%) SQL
11 110 (26.44%) C++
11 110 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
12 106 (25.48%) Statistics
13 94 (22.60%) Data Mining
14 89 (21.39%) Finance
14 89 (21.39%) Artificial Intelligence
14 89 (21.39%) NoSQL
15 82 (19.71%) Predictive Analytics
16 73 (17.55%) Analytical Skills
17 71 (17.07%) Statistical Modelling
18 70 (16.83%) Business Intelligence
19 68 (16.35%) Software Engineering
20 67 (16.11%) MATLAB
21 63 (15.14%) Neural Network
22 58 (13.94%) Visualisation
23 54 (12.98%) Natural Language Processing
24 50 (12.02%) OO
25 48 (11.54%) Scala

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 43 (10.34%) SAS
2 36 (8.65%) Apache Pig
3 33 (7.93%) Apache Spark
4 23 (5.53%) SharePoint
5 15 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (2.40%) Node.js
7 7 (1.68%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.44%) CMS
9 3 (0.72%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.72%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.24%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (5.05%) SPSS
2 8 (1.92%) Weka
3 6 (1.44%) Stata
4 5 (1.20%) CPLEX
5 3 (0.72%) Mathematica
5 3 (0.72%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (7.21%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.44%) SaaS
4 4 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.96%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.40%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.44%) HTTP
3 5 (1.20%) SNMP
4 3 (0.72%) Firewall
4 3 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (49.28%) Big Data
2 130 (31.25%) Hadoop
3 94 (22.60%) Data Mining
4 89 (21.39%) NoSQL
5 40 (9.62%) SQL Server
5 40 (9.62%) Apache Hive
6 35 (8.41%) MongoDB
7 33 (7.93%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (7.21%) HDInsight
9 28 (6.73%) QlikView
10 26 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
11 24 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 24 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 23 (5.53%) MySQL
13 15 (3.61%) Relational Database
14 14 (3.37%) HBase
15 13 (3.13%) Mahout
16 12 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
16 12 (2.88%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Subversion
1 3 (0.72%) Maven
2 2 (0.48%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.48%) Ant
2 2 (0.48%) JUnit
2 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.24%) Toad
3 1 (0.24%) NetBeans
3 1 (0.24%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.24%) Hudson
General
1 89 (21.39%) Finance
2 30 (7.21%) Marketing
3 21 (5.05%) Retail
4 12 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (2.40%) Games
5 10 (2.40%) Banking
6 7 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.20%) French Language
7 5 (1.20%) German Language
8 2 (0.48%) Law
8 2 (0.48%) Advertising
8 2 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 169 (40.63%) Data Scientist
2 122 (29.33%) Developer
3 45 (10.82%) Java Developer
4 26 (6.25%) Consultant
5 25 (6.01%) Software Engineer
6 24 (5.77%) C++ Developer
7 23 (5.53%) Business Consultant
7 23 (5.53%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 23 (5.53%) Microsoft Consultant
7 23 (5.53%) Microsoft BI Consultant
8 12 (2.88%) Python Developer
9 11 (2.64%) Senior Developer
9 11 (2.64%) Principal Consultant
10 10 (2.40%) Analyst
10 10 (2.40%) Quantitative Developer
10 10 (2.40%) Research Engineer
11 9 (2.16%) Data Analyst
12 8 (1.92%) C++ Software Engineer
12 8 (1.92%) Architect
13 7 (1.68%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (12.98%) Natural Language Processing
2 37 (8.89%) .NET
3 24 (5.77%) STL
3 24 (5.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 16 (3.85%) D3.js
5 15 (3.61%) Java EE
6 14 (3.37%) Web Services
6 14 (3.37%) Pandas
7 13 (3.13%) Spring
8 11 (2.64%) scikit-learn
9 9 (2.16%) ASP.NET
9 9 (2.16%) CSS
10 8 (1.92%) jQuery
10 8 (1.92%) NumPy
10 8 (1.92%) XML
10 8 (1.92%) HTML
10 8 (1.92%) MLlib
10 8 (1.92%) RHadoop
10 8 (1.92%) AngularJS
11 7 (1.68%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 200 (48.08%) Algorithms
2 190 (45.67%) Computer Science
3 135 (32.45%) Mathematics
4 106 (25.48%) Statistics
5 89 (21.39%) Artificial Intelligence
6 73 (17.55%) Analytical Skills
7 63 (15.14%) Neural Network
8 58 (13.94%) Visualisation
9 42 (10.10%) Data Structures
10 36 (8.65%) Mobile App
11 35 (8.41%) Physics
12 32 (7.69%) Open Source
13 31 (7.45%) Social Media
14 29 (6.97%) Applied Mathematics
15 22 (5.29%) Clustering
16 15 (3.61%) Digital Media
17 12 (2.88%) Economics
18 11 (2.64%) Hedge funds
18 11 (2.64%) User Experience
19 9 (2.16%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.65%) Linux
2 18 (4.33%) Android
3 16 (3.85%) Windows
4 14 (3.37%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.88%) UNIX
6 5 (1.20%) CentOS
7 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (50.00%) Analytics
2 110 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (19.71%) Predictive Analytics
4 71 (17.07%) Statistical Modelling
5 70 (16.83%) Business Intelligence
6 68 (16.35%) Software Engineering
7 50 (12.02%) OO
8 39 (9.38%) Performance Management
8 39 (9.38%) Bayesian Methods
9 37 (8.89%) Data Analysis
10 34 (8.17%) Data Modelling
11 33 (7.93%) MapReduce
12 29 (6.97%) Scrum
12 29 (6.97%) Business Analysis
13 28 (6.73%) Predictive Modelling
14 26 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
14 26 (6.25%) Logistic Regression
14 26 (6.25%) Multithreading
15 23 (5.53%) Waterfall
15 23 (5.53%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 220 (52.88%) Python
2 151 (36.30%) Java
3 150 (36.06%) R
4 121 (29.09%) SQL
5 110 (26.44%) C++
6 67 (16.11%) MATLAB
7 48 (11.54%) Scala
8 43 (10.34%) C#
9 41 (9.86%) Ruby
10 33 (7.93%) JavaScript
11 31 (7.45%) C
12 22 (5.29%) Clojure
13 8 (1.92%) Perl
14 5 (1.20%) Haskell
15 4 (0.96%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.72%) Embedded C++
17 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.48%) Erlang
17 2 (0.48%) F#
17 2 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 150 (36.06%) Degree
2 130 (31.25%) PhD
3 12 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.40%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.40%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.44%) PMP
5 6 (1.44%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 36 (8.65%) Tableau
3 31 (7.45%) Oracle
4 17 (4.09%) Google
5 6 (1.44%) IBM
6 3 (0.72%) Facebook
7 2 (0.48%) Cloudera
7 2 (0.48%) Splunk
7 2 (0.48%) Apple
8 1 (0.24%) Informatica
8 1 (0.24%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.24%) Sybase
8 1 (0.24%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.24%) SAP
8 1 (0.24%) Cognos
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