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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Machine Learning
Rank 621 724 756
Rank change year-on-year
+103 +32
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 277 184 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 241 149 92
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%

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
93272 94978 86805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.77% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 76819 75777 71033
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +98 274 £60,000 +14.28% 24
London +96 213 £60,000 -4.00% 22
South East +34 28 £45,000 +5.88% 2
City of London +28 27 £60,000 -11.76% 5
Surrey +18 18 £40,000 -
East of England -24 14 £67,500 +92.85%
Surbiton - 12 £48,000 -
Hertfordshire -3 10 £67,500 +50.00%
Hertford - 10 £67,500 -
Hampshire +11 8 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Leatherhead - 8 £35,000 -
Manchester - 7 £61,250 -
North West - 7 £61,250 -
South West -25 5 £45,000 -14.28%
Basingstoke - 5 £50,000 -
Cambridge -12 4 £50,000 +42.85%
Cambridgeshire -16 4 £50,000 +42.85%
Woking - 4 £40,000 -
Dorset +1 3 £45,000 -14.28%
Guildford +1 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Bournemouth -4 3 £45,000 -14.28%
Isleworth - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £66,375 -
South Wales - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £53,750 -
North East - 2 £66,375 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £66,375 -
Cardiff - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £36,250 -

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 241 (47.35%) Python
2 237 (46.56%) Analytics
3 223 (43.81%) Big Data
4 217 (42.63%) Java
5 199 (39.10%) Hadoop
6 198 (38.90%) R
6 198 (38.90%) Algorithms
7 192 (37.72%) Mathematics
8 177 (34.77%) SQL
9 163 (32.02%) Computer Science
10 159 (31.24%) Degree
11 158 (31.04%) Agile Software Development
12 143 (28.09%) NoSQL
13 139 (27.31%) Statistics
14 112 (22.00%) Finance
15 106 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
16 105 (20.63%) Data Mining
17 101 (19.84%) PhD
18 92 (18.07%) C++
19 87 (17.09%) Apache Spark
20 85 (16.70%) MATLAB
21 81 (15.91%) Apache Cassandra
22 79 (15.52%) Scala
23 76 (14.93%) Software Engineering
24 73 (14.34%) Apache Hive
25 72 (14.15%) TDD
25 72 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
26 70 (13.75%) Artificial Intelligence
27 67 (13.16%) SAS
28 65 (12.77%) MongoDB

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 87 (17.09%) Apache Spark
2 67 (13.16%) SAS
3 41 (8.06%) Elasticsearch
4 35 (6.88%) Apache Pig
5 32 (6.29%) Apache Solr
6 28 (5.50%) Apache
7 18 (3.54%) Tomcat
8 14 (2.75%) Node.js
9 10 (1.96%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.39%) IPython
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.20%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (3.73%) SPSS
2 15 (2.95%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.96%) PowerPivot
3 10 (1.96%) GNU Octave
4 9 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.38%) Weka
6 5 (0.98%) Mathematica
7 4 (0.79%) CPLEX
8 3 (0.59%) MS Office
9 2 (0.39%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.20%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (5.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.77%) IaaS
4 5 (0.98%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.39%) SaaS
7 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.96%) HTTP
2 6 (1.18%) Internet
3 4 (0.79%) DMZ
4 2 (0.39%) Wireless
5 1 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.20%) Network Security
5 1 (0.20%) Skype
5 1 (0.20%) Firewall
5 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (43.81%) Big Data
2 199 (39.10%) Hadoop
3 143 (28.09%) NoSQL
4 105 (20.63%) Data Mining
5 81 (15.91%) Apache Cassandra
6 73 (14.34%) Apache Hive
7 65 (12.77%) MongoDB
8 47 (9.23%) SQL Server
9 29 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (5.70%) HBase
10 27 (5.30%) Relational Database
10 27 (5.30%) QlikView
11 24 (4.72%) MySQL
12 23 (4.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 19 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 19 (3.73%) RDBMS
15 18 (3.54%) HDInsight
16 16 (3.14%) Text Mining
17 12 (2.36%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (2.95%) Git (software)
2 13 (2.55%) Maven
3 7 (1.38%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.18%) JUnit
5 4 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (0.79%) JMeter
5 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.59%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.39%) Ant
7 2 (0.39%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.39%) gulp
7 2 (0.39%) Grunt
7 2 (0.39%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (0.39%) ANTLR
7 2 (0.39%) Hudson
7 2 (0.39%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.39%) Subversion
8 1 (0.20%) Gradle
8 1 (0.20%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 112 (22.00%) Finance
2 52 (10.22%) Retail
3 28 (5.50%) Marketing
4 20 (3.93%) Games
5 19 (3.73%) Banking
6 12 (2.36%) Law
7 8 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.18%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.98%) Publishing
9 5 (0.98%) Legal
10 3 (0.59%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) Front Office
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 181 (35.56%) Data Scientist
2 152 (29.86%) Developer
3 50 (9.82%) Java Developer
4 30 (5.89%) Analyst
5 22 (4.32%) Software Engineer
6 19 (3.73%) Architect
6 19 (3.73%) C++ Developer
7 18 (3.54%) Python Developer
7 18 (3.54%) Consultant
8 16 (3.14%) Senior Developer
8 16 (3.14%) Big Data Developer
9 15 (2.95%) Data Analyst
10 12 (2.36%) Graduate
11 11 (2.16%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 11 (2.16%) Junior
11 11 (2.16%) Technical Leader
11 11 (2.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 10 (1.96%) Microsoft Consultant
12 10 (1.96%) Graduate Developer
12 10 (1.96%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (10.41%) Natural Language Processing
2 47 (9.23%) Spring
3 39 (7.66%) CSS
4 38 (7.47%) HTML
5 33 (6.48%) .NET
5 33 (6.48%) Akka
6 31 (6.09%) RESTful
7 25 (4.91%) Web Services
7 25 (4.91%) AngularJS
8 22 (4.32%) XML
9 19 (3.73%) D3.js
10 17 (3.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 17 (3.34%) STL
11 16 (3.14%) REST
12 15 (2.95%) HTML5
12 15 (2.95%) Cascading
12 15 (2.95%) Pandas
13 14 (2.75%) Hibernate
14 12 (2.36%) MLlib
15 9 (1.77%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 198 (38.90%) Algorithms
2 192 (37.72%) Mathematics
3 163 (32.02%) Computer Science
4 139 (27.31%) Statistics
5 106 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
6 70 (13.75%) Artificial Intelligence
7 63 (12.38%) Physics
7 63 (12.38%) Visualisation
8 40 (7.86%) Neural Network
9 25 (4.91%) Data Structures
10 20 (3.93%) Mobile App
11 17 (3.34%) Social Media
12 16 (3.14%) Applied Mathematics
13 14 (2.75%) Economics
13 14 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 13 (2.55%) Clustering
14 13 (2.55%) Digital Media
15 11 (2.16%) User Experience
16 10 (1.96%) Mobile Payment
16 10 (1.96%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 47 (9.23%) Linux
2 27 (5.30%) UNIX
3 14 (2.75%) Windows
4 8 (1.57%) Android
5 3 (0.59%) Debian
6 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (46.56%) Analytics
2 158 (31.04%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (14.93%) Software Engineering
4 72 (14.15%) TDD
4 72 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
5 59 (11.59%) MapReduce
5 59 (11.59%) Statistical Modelling
6 49 (9.63%) Data Analysis
7 46 (9.04%) E-Commerce
7 46 (9.04%) Data Modelling
8 45 (8.84%) Open Source
9 44 (8.64%) OO
9 44 (8.64%) Scrum
10 43 (8.45%) Bayesian Methods
11 41 (8.06%) Predictive Analytics
12 37 (7.27%) Data Visualisation
13 36 (7.07%) Predictive Modelling
14 29 (5.70%) Statistical Analysis
15 27 (5.30%) Data Analytics
16 25 (4.91%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 241 (47.35%) Python
2 217 (42.63%) Java
3 198 (38.90%) R
4 177 (34.77%) SQL
5 92 (18.07%) C++
6 85 (16.70%) MATLAB
7 79 (15.52%) Scala
8 58 (11.39%) JavaScript
9 40 (7.86%) C#
10 26 (5.11%) C
11 24 (4.72%) Ruby
12 23 (4.52%) Perl
13 12 (2.36%) Clojure
14 8 (1.57%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.38%) VBA
15 7 (1.38%) SPARQL
16 5 (0.98%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.79%) AWK
17 4 (0.79%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 159 (31.24%) Degree
2 101 (19.84%) PhD
3 10 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.59%) PMP
4 3 (0.59%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.18%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.79%) QA
3 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.18%) Docker
2 1 (0.20%) HDFS
2 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.98%) StatsD
3 4 (0.79%) Puppet
4 2 (0.39%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 51 (10.02%) Tableau
2 42 (8.25%) Microsoft
3 37 (7.27%) Oracle
4 17 (3.34%) IBM
5 16 (3.14%) Cloudera
6 14 (2.75%) Google
7 10 (1.96%) Teradata
8 9 (1.77%) Cognos
9 8 (1.57%) SAP
9 8 (1.57%) Informatica
9 8 (1.57%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (0.98%) Netezza
10 5 (0.98%) Splunk
10 5 (0.98%) Apigee
10 5 (0.98%) Mashery
11 4 (0.79%) Talend
11 4 (0.79%) Red Gate
11 4 (0.79%) Sybase
12 2 (0.39%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.39%) TOWER Software
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