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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Machine Learning
Rank 644 757 828
Rank change year-on-year
+113 +71
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 274 176 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.15% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.18% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 249 157 41
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £37,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+21.33% -18.91%

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
92977 96911 88131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.84% 82.75% 81.01%
Number of salaries quoted 76104 78052 72123
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +123 272 £57,500 +9.52% 30
London +127 217 £60,000 +4.34% 22
City of London +48 29 £61,250 -12.50% 4
South East +15 24 £45,000 +5.88% 5
East of England -6 18 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Surrey +27 15 £40,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire -5 11 £47,500 +35.71%
Surbiton - 11 £47,500 -
Cambridge -5 10 £50,000 +42.85%
Hampshire +8 8 £47,750 +12.35% 2
Manchester - 8 £62,500 - 1
Leatherhead - 8 £35,000 -
North West - 8 £62,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £67,500 - 1
Hertford - 7 £67,500 - 1
Basingstoke - 4 £50,000 - 1
Woking - 4 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £32,500 -
Hook - 3 £45,500 -
Isleworth - 3 - - 1
Guildford +5 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Hull - 2 £34,250 -
Leeds - 2 £32,500 -
East Yorkshire - 2 £34,250 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 -
South West -22 1 £25,000 -52.38% 1
Wales - 1 - - 1
South Wales - 1 - - 1
Portsmouth - 1 £32,000 -
Brentford - 1 £65,000 - 1

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 228 (48.00%) Analytics
2 227 (47.79%) Python
3 216 (45.47%) Big Data
4 204 (42.95%) Algorithms
5 190 (40.00%) Java
6 181 (38.11%) Mathematics
7 177 (37.26%) R
8 173 (36.42%) Computer Science
9 168 (35.37%) Degree
10 167 (35.16%) Hadoop
11 161 (33.89%) SQL
12 135 (28.42%) Statistics
13 132 (27.79%) Agile Software Development
14 124 (26.11%) NoSQL
15 113 (23.79%) PhD
16 100 (21.05%) Data Mining
17 97 (20.42%) Finance
18 93 (19.58%) C++
19 89 (18.74%) Analytical Skills
20 85 (17.89%) MATLAB
21 73 (15.37%) Artificial Intelligence
21 73 (15.37%) Scala
22 71 (14.95%) Software Engineering
23 70 (14.74%) Business Intelligence
24 64 (13.47%) Apache Hive
24 64 (13.47%) Statistical Modelling
25 62 (13.05%) Natural Language Processing
25 62 (13.05%) Apache Spark
25 62 (13.05%) Visualisation
26 58 (12.21%) SAS

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 62 (13.05%) Apache Spark
2 58 (12.21%) SAS
3 35 (7.37%) Apache Pig
4 34 (7.16%) Elasticsearch
5 27 (5.68%) Apache Solr
6 19 (4.00%) Apache
7 14 (2.95%) Tomcat
8 10 (2.11%) SharePoint
9 8 (1.68%) Node.js
10 2 (0.42%) IPython
11 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.21%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (4.00%) SPSS
2 13 (2.74%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.68%) Weka
3 8 (1.68%) PowerPivot
4 7 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.26%) Mathematica
5 6 (1.26%) GNU Octave
6 4 (0.84%) CPLEX
7 3 (0.63%) MS Office
8 2 (0.42%) Stata
9 1 (0.21%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.21%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.84%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.21%) SaaS
4 1 (0.21%) IaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.21%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.53%) HTTP
2 4 (0.84%) DMZ
3 3 (0.63%) Internet
4 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.42%) Wireless
5 1 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.21%) Network Security
5 1 (0.21%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (45.47%) Big Data
2 167 (35.16%) Hadoop
3 124 (26.11%) NoSQL
4 100 (21.05%) Data Mining
5 64 (13.47%) Apache Hive
6 51 (10.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 46 (9.68%) MongoDB
8 37 (7.79%) SQL Server
9 27 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (5.05%) MySQL
10 24 (5.05%) QlikView
11 22 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 20 (4.21%) HBase
12 20 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 19 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 19 (4.00%) Relational Database
14 16 (3.37%) HDInsight
14 16 (3.37%) Text Mining
15 14 (2.95%) RDBMS
16 13 (2.74%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 11 (2.32%) Maven
2 9 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (0.84%) JUnit
3 4 (0.84%) JMeter
3 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.21%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
General
1 97 (20.42%) Finance
2 33 (6.95%) Retail
3 24 (5.05%) Marketing
4 18 (3.79%) Games
5 10 (2.11%) Law
5 10 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (1.89%) Banking
7 6 (1.26%) Publishing
8 4 (0.84%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.84%) Legal
9 2 (0.42%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Front Office
10 1 (0.21%) Electronics
10 1 (0.21%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 182 (38.32%) Data Scientist
2 141 (29.68%) Developer
3 45 (9.47%) Java Developer
4 25 (5.26%) Analyst
5 21 (4.42%) Software Engineer
6 20 (4.21%) Consultant
6 20 (4.21%) C++ Developer
7 14 (2.95%) Data Analyst
8 13 (2.74%) Architect
9 12 (2.53%) Graduate
9 12 (2.53%) Junior
9 12 (2.53%) Senior Developer
9 12 (2.53%) Python Developer
10 11 (2.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 11 (2.32%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 10 (2.11%) Graduate Developer
11 10 (2.11%) Microsoft Consultant
11 10 (2.11%) Business Consultant
11 10 (2.11%) Microsoft BI Consultant
11 10 (2.11%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (13.05%) Natural Language Processing
2 36 (7.58%) Spring
3 32 (6.74%) .NET
4 28 (5.89%) CSS
5 27 (5.68%) HTML
6 26 (5.47%) Akka
7 22 (4.63%) STL
7 22 (4.63%) RESTful
7 22 (4.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 21 (4.42%) Web Services
9 19 (4.00%) D3.js
10 18 (3.79%) XML
11 16 (3.37%) HTML5
12 14 (2.95%) REST
12 14 (2.95%) AngularJS
12 14 (2.95%) Pandas
13 12 (2.53%) Cascading
14 11 (2.32%) MLlib
14 11 (2.32%) jQuery
15 10 (2.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 204 (42.95%) Algorithms
2 181 (38.11%) Mathematics
3 173 (36.42%) Computer Science
4 135 (28.42%) Statistics
5 89 (18.74%) Analytical Skills
6 73 (15.37%) Artificial Intelligence
7 62 (13.05%) Visualisation
8 52 (10.95%) Physics
9 34 (7.16%) Neural Network
10 32 (6.74%) Data Structures
11 20 (4.21%) Social Media
11 20 (4.21%) Applied Mathematics
12 18 (3.79%) Mobile App
13 17 (3.58%) Clustering
14 16 (3.37%) Economics
15 13 (2.74%) Digital Media
16 10 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 9 (1.89%) Blog
17 9 (1.89%) Mobile Payment
18 8 (1.68%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.79%) Linux
2 19 (4.00%) UNIX
3 13 (2.74%) Windows
3 13 (2.74%) Android
4 5 (1.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (48.00%) Analytics
2 132 (27.79%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (14.95%) Software Engineering
4 70 (14.74%) Business Intelligence
5 64 (13.47%) Statistical Modelling
6 58 (12.21%) TDD
7 52 (10.95%) Predictive Analytics
8 45 (9.47%) MapReduce
9 43 (9.05%) Bayesian Methods
10 41 (8.63%) OO
11 39 (8.21%) Data Modelling
12 37 (7.79%) Data Analysis
13 35 (7.37%) Scrum
13 35 (7.37%) Open Source
13 35 (7.37%) Predictive Modelling
14 33 (6.95%) E-Commerce
15 32 (6.74%) Data Visualisation
16 27 (5.68%) Statistical Analysis
17 26 (5.47%) Performance Management
17 26 (5.47%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 227 (47.79%) Python
2 190 (40.00%) Java
3 177 (37.26%) R
4 161 (33.89%) SQL
5 93 (19.58%) C++
6 85 (17.89%) MATLAB
7 73 (15.37%) Scala
8 39 (8.21%) JavaScript
9 36 (7.58%) C#
10 30 (6.32%) Ruby
11 28 (5.89%) C
12 20 (4.21%) Perl
13 19 (4.00%) Clojure
14 5 (1.05%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.05%) AWK
14 5 (1.05%) SPARQL
14 5 (1.05%) sed
14 5 (1.05%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.05%) VBA
15 4 (0.84%) Go
Qualifications
1 168 (35.37%) Degree
2 113 (23.79%) PhD
3 9 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.84%) PMP
4 4 (0.84%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.42%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.84%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.21%) SLA
2 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.63%) Docker
2 1 (0.21%) HDFS
2 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 40 (8.42%) Tableau
2 37 (7.79%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.68%) Oracle
4 13 (2.74%) Google
5 10 (2.11%) IBM
5 10 (2.11%) Cloudera
6 9 (1.89%) Cognos
7 8 (1.68%) SAP
7 8 (1.68%) Informatica
7 8 (1.68%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (1.05%) Netezza
9 4 (0.84%) Red Gate
9 4 (0.84%) Talend
10 3 (0.63%) Splunk
10 3 (0.63%) Sybase
11 2 (0.42%) Apple
11 2 (0.42%) Teradata
11 2 (0.42%) Vertica
12 1 (0.21%) Facebook
12 1 (0.21%) Alteryx
City, London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus (up to 25%), Pension, Health
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £140000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £57,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 45000-55000 Pension, Bonus, Health Care, Generous Holiday Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago