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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Machine Learning
UK
Rank 282 405 595
Rank change year-on-year
+123 +190
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 924 733 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.10% 0.73% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.83% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 790 657 320
Median salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £43,650 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%

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
74108 87810 88690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.15% 87.70% 86.04%
Number of salaries quoted 61013 73052 73139
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £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 18 January 2017 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +117 888 £60,000 -4.00% 197
London +43 545 £65,000 - 119
South East +95 128 £47,500 -17.39% 24
North West +25 75 £52,500 - 9
East of England +80 71 £51,250 +7.89% 29
Cambridgeshire +44 62 £52,500 +10.52% 23
Cambridge +42 62 £52,500 +10.52% 23
City of London +19 59 £70,000 -9.67% 24
Manchester +5 58 £52,500 -12.50% 9
Oxfordshire +33 55 £42,500 -26.08% 9
Oxford +46 46 £42,500 -22.72% 5
South West +38 42 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Surrey +44 21 £70,000 +36.58% 3
Scotland +38 21 £71,500 +27.11% 2
Dorset +42 19 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Edinburgh +25 19 £71,500 +19.16% 2
Hampshire +16 19 £37,500 -28.57% 5
Poole - 12 £40,000 - 2
Portsmouth - 12 £30,000 - 1
Yorkshire +32 10 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Cheshire +18 10 £53,750 +34.42%
West Midlands +15 9 £42,500 +6.25% 1
East Midlands +14 9 £35,000 -48.14% 1
Plymouth +11 9 £52,500 +61.53% 1
Devon -1 9 £52,500 +61.53% 1
Epsom - 9 £70,000 -
Kent - 8 £45,000 -
Middlesex - 8 £55,000 - 3
Berkshire +42 7 £67,000 +11.66% 4
Leeds +35 7 £35,000 -30.00% 2

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 1057 (57.14%) Python
2 702 (37.95%) Analytics
3 668 (36.11%) Big Data
4 622 (33.62%) Java
5 619 (33.46%) Algorithms
6 564 (30.49%) Computer Science
7 549 (29.68%) Degree
8 518 (28.00%) SQL
9 506 (27.35%) R
10 502 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
11 467 (25.24%) PhD
12 445 (24.05%) Mathematics
13 404 (21.84%) Hadoop
14 394 (21.30%) C++
15 392 (21.19%) Apache Spark
16 374 (20.22%) Software Engineering
17 367 (19.84%) Statistics
18 354 (19.14%) C#
19 352 (19.03%) Finance
20 288 (15.57%) NoSQL
21 282 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
22 270 (14.59%) Amazon AWS
23 263 (14.22%) JavaScript
24 253 (13.68%) Scala
25 241 (13.03%) Artificial Intelligence
26 233 (12.59%) Physics
27 224 (12.11%) Data Mining
28 222 (12.00%) Visualisation
29 221 (11.95%) Business Intelligence
29 221 (11.95%) MATLAB

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
1 392 (21.19%) Apache Spark
2 168 (9.08%) SAS
3 86 (4.65%) Apache
4 85 (4.59%) Elasticsearch
5 66 (3.57%) Apache Pig
6 30 (1.62%) Apache Solr
7 22 (1.19%) Tomcat
8 18 (0.97%) SharePoint
9 13 (0.70%) CMS
10 9 (0.49%) Confluence
10 9 (0.49%) nginx
11 5 (0.27%) JBoss
12 4 (0.22%) IIS
12 4 (0.22%) Jupyter
13 3 (0.16%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.16%) Drupal
13 3 (0.16%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.16%) Tornado
14 2 (0.11%) Jetty
Applications
1 73 (3.95%) SPSS
2 48 (2.59%) MS Excel
3 33 (1.78%) GNU Octave
4 29 (1.57%) Stata
5 7 (0.38%) EViews
6 5 (0.27%) Chatbot
6 5 (0.27%) MS Office
7 4 (0.22%) Gephi
8 3 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.16%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.11%) CPLEX
9 2 (0.11%) Weka
10 1 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.054%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.054%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.49%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
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
1 270 (14.59%) Amazon AWS
2 152 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
4 68 (3.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 53 (2.86%) PaaS
5 53 (2.86%) SaaS
6 37 (2.00%) GitHub
7 34 (1.84%) Amazon EMR
8 32 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
9 26 (1.41%) Amazon S3
10 22 (1.19%) Azure Machine Learning
11 18 (0.97%) IaaS
12 14 (0.76%) Amazon Kinesis
13 11 (0.59%) Heroku
14 9 (0.49%) Data Lake Analytics
15 7 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 4 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 4 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
16 4 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 4 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.27%) Internet
2 8 (0.43%) HTTP
3 6 (0.32%) HTTPS
3 6 (0.32%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.27%) Firewall
4 5 (0.27%) Network Security
5 4 (0.22%) AMQP
5 4 (0.22%) SSL
5 4 (0.22%) Wireless
6 3 (0.16%) MVNO
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%) VPN
8 1 (0.054%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 668 (36.11%) Big Data
2 404 (21.84%) Hadoop
3 288 (15.57%) NoSQL
4 224 (12.11%) Data Mining
5 190 (10.27%) MongoDB
6 134 (7.24%) SQL Server
7 110 (5.95%) Relational Database
8 109 (5.89%) Apache Hive
9 98 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
10 96 (5.19%) Apache Cassandra
11 88 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
12 66 (3.57%) MySQL
13 61 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 51 (2.76%) Neo4j
15 49 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 44 (2.38%) Power BI
17 43 (2.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 42 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
18 42 (2.27%) Redis
19 37 (2.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 150 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 51 (2.76%) Jenkins
3 27 (1.46%) NUnit
3 27 (1.46%) Subversion
4 25 (1.35%) Maven
5 21 (1.14%) gulp
6 20 (1.08%) JIRA
6 20 (1.08%) Selenium
7 19 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (0.86%) CMake
8 16 (0.86%) Vagrant
9 15 (0.81%) Grunt
10 14 (0.76%) TeamCity
11 12 (0.65%) Bitbucket
11 12 (0.65%) Visual Studio
12 10 (0.54%) Gradle
12 10 (0.54%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (0.43%) JUnit
13 8 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (0.32%) Jasmine
General
1 352 (19.03%) Finance
2 158 (8.54%) Marketing
3 58 (3.14%) Retail
3 58 (3.14%) Telecoms
4 51 (2.76%) Advertising
5 50 (2.70%) Games
6 49 (2.65%) Banking
7 37 (2.00%) Electronics
7 37 (2.00%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.24%) Automotive
8 23 (1.24%) Financial Institution
8 23 (1.24%) Legal
9 22 (1.19%) Publishing
10 16 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (0.65%) Back Office
12 9 (0.49%) Aerospace
12 9 (0.49%) French Language
12 9 (0.49%) Front Office
12 9 (0.49%) Law
13 7 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 612 (33.08%) Developer
2 519 (28.05%) Data Scientist
3 152 (8.22%) Java Developer
4 137 (7.41%) Software Engineer
5 129 (6.97%) Senior Developer
6 117 (6.32%) Senior Data Scientist
7 116 (6.27%) Python Developer
8 96 (5.19%) Architect
8 96 (5.19%) Software Developer
9 93 (5.03%) Machine Learning Scientist
10 91 (4.92%) C# Developer
10 91 (4.92%) C++ Developer
11 89 (4.81%) .NET Developer
12 81 (4.38%) Machine Learning Developer
13 75 (4.05%) Analyst
14 70 (3.78%) Data Engineer
14 70 (3.78%) Machine Learning Engineer
15 65 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
16 64 (3.46%) Lead Developer
17 56 (3.03%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (11.57%) .NET
2 139 (7.51%) Natural Language Processing
3 125 (6.76%) AngularJS
4 122 (6.59%) HTML
4 122 (6.59%) RESTful
4 122 (6.59%) Web Services
5 106 (5.73%) CSS
6 101 (5.46%) Node.js
7 85 (4.59%) ASP.NET
8 79 (4.27%) Django
9 76 (4.11%) React
9 76 (4.11%) REST
10 67 (3.62%) Spring
11 64 (3.46%) scikit-learn
12 62 (3.35%) HTML5
13 61 (3.30%) Flask
13 61 (3.30%) NumPy
14 53 (2.86%) Pandas
15 50 (2.70%) STL
16 48 (2.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 619 (33.46%) Algorithms
2 564 (30.49%) Computer Science
3 445 (24.05%) Mathematics
4 367 (19.84%) Statistics
5 282 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
6 241 (13.03%) Artificial Intelligence
7 233 (12.59%) Physics
8 222 (12.00%) Visualisation
9 72 (3.89%) Neural Network
10 69 (3.73%) User Experience
11 62 (3.35%) Fintech
12 60 (3.24%) Mobile App
13 57 (3.08%) Data Structures
14 53 (2.86%) Robotics
15 38 (2.05%) Hedge funds
16 37 (2.00%) CUDA
17 33 (1.78%) Blockchain
18 31 (1.68%) Economics
19 30 (1.62%) Credit Risk
20 29 (1.57%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 186 (10.05%) Linux
2 56 (3.03%) Windows
3 49 (2.65%) Unix
4 33 (1.78%) Android
5 15 (0.81%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.054%) CentOS
8 1 (0.054%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.054%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 702 (37.95%) Analytics
2 502 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
3 374 (20.22%) Software Engineering
4 221 (11.95%) Business Intelligence
5 207 (11.19%) Data Analytics
6 202 (10.92%) TDD
7 194 (10.49%) Data Analysis
8 163 (8.81%) OO
9 158 (8.54%) Open Source
10 157 (8.49%) Deep Learning
11 150 (8.11%) Predictive Analytics
12 136 (7.35%) DevOps
13 133 (7.19%) Scrum
14 126 (6.81%) Statistical Modelling
15 114 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
16 111 (6.00%) ETL
17 106 (5.73%) Data Visualisation
18 97 (5.24%) Microservices
19 96 (5.19%) Predictive Modelling
20 95 (5.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1057 (57.14%) Python
2 622 (33.62%) Java
3 518 (28.00%) SQL
4 506 (27.35%) R
5 394 (21.30%) C++
6 354 (19.14%) C#
7 263 (14.22%) JavaScript
8 253 (13.68%) Scala
9 221 (11.95%) MATLAB
10 139 (7.51%) C
11 83 (4.49%) Ruby
12 61 (3.30%) PHP
13 34 (1.84%) Perl
14 32 (1.73%) VBA
15 29 (1.57%) Bash Shell
16 28 (1.51%) Clojure
16 28 (1.51%) Go
17 18 (0.97%) Shell Script
18 17 (0.92%) TypeScript
19 16 (0.86%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 549 (29.68%) Degree
2 467 (25.24%) PhD
3 35 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 26 (1.41%) BC Cleared
5 17 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (0.81%) Postgraduate
7 6 (0.32%) CISSP
8 5 (0.27%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.22%) CEH
9 4 (0.22%) GCIH
9 4 (0.22%) OSCP
10 3 (0.16%) CCNA
10 3 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.16%) MCITP
10 3 (0.16%) MCSA
11 2 (0.11%) MCP
11 2 (0.11%) PMP
12 1 (0.054%) CISA
12 1 (0.054%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.054%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.16%) QA
2 31 (1.68%) GCP
3 24 (1.30%) ISO 9001
4 22 (1.19%) ISO 14001
5 17 (0.92%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.54%) SLA
7 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.11%) GPG13
9 1 (0.054%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.054%) ISO13485
9 1 (0.054%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 99 (5.35%) Docker
2 23 (1.24%) Firmware
3 18 (0.97%) HDFS
4 11 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (0.49%) LXC
7 8 (0.43%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.43%) Xen
8 7 (0.38%) Snort
8 7 (0.38%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.11%) KVM
10 1 (0.054%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.054%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 1 (0.054%) zsh
Systems Management
1 33 (1.78%) Ansible
2 22 (1.19%) Puppet
3 19 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (0.92%) Kubernetes
5 15 (0.81%) Ambari
6 10 (0.54%) Mesos
7 8 (0.43%) Kibana
7 8 (0.43%) logstash
8 5 (0.27%) Grafana
8 5 (0.27%) Oozie
9 4 (0.22%) Fluentd
9 4 (0.22%) QRadar
9 4 (0.22%) Salt
10 3 (0.16%) Packer
10 3 (0.16%) Terraform
11 2 (0.11%) CSIRT
11 2 (0.11%) Dokku
12 1 (0.054%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.054%) Nagios
Vendors
1 98 (5.30%) Google
2 89 (4.81%) Microsoft
3 76 (4.11%) Tableau
4 40 (2.16%) Oracle
5 30 (1.62%) Cloudera
6 28 (1.51%) SAP
7 26 (1.41%) IBM
8 24 (1.30%) Hortonworks
9 19 (1.03%) Splunk
10 18 (0.97%) Facebook
11 17 (0.92%) Twitter
12 11 (0.59%) Alteryx
12 11 (0.59%) Intel
12 11 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (0.54%) VMware
14 7 (0.38%) MapR
14 7 (0.38%) Rackspace
15 6 (0.32%) Zend
16 5 (0.27%) Talend
16 5 (0.27%) Teradata
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus, shares
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £75,000 to £150,000 per annum Huge bonus potential, uncapped
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £67400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £105000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
East London
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Top plus full benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Martin & Conley
Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY + EXCELLENTBENEFITS
Posted: 11 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefit and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + equity
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + equity
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £150,000 per annum Uncapped Salary depending on exp
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago