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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Machine Learning
Rank 676 694 742
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +48
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 195 200 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 178 190 110
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,700
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%

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
88402 87972 86598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.84% 82.36% 80.04%
Number of salaries quoted 72008 69893 72211
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 3 March 2015 within the UK.

Machine Learning Salary Histogram in the UK

Machine Learning
Top 28 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 3 March 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 +16 194 £61,250 +16.66% 29
London -8 145 £67,500 +12.50% 18
South East -5 36 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Oxford +17 15 £55,000 -8.33%
City of London +15 15 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Oxfordshire +14 15 £35,000 -41.66% 1
Surrey +4 11 £68,750 +52.77% 2
Guildford +17 8 £68,750 +83.33% 2
Abingdon - 7 £32,500 - 1
East of England -3 6 £48,750 +34.48% 1
Maidenhead - 6 £42,500 -
Berkshire - 6 £42,500 -
South West -21 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Bristol -7 4 £40,000 -38.46%
Staines - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 £60,000 -
Cambridge +2 2 £41,250 +17.85% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 2 £41,250 +13.79% 1
Middlesex - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
Hampshire -13 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £25,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £55,000 -
Chippenham - 1 £40,000 -
Coventry - 1 £40,000 -
Norwich - 1 £25,000 -
Brighton - 1 £55,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £40,000 -

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 204 (52.85%) Python
2 198 (51.30%) Computer Science
3 197 (51.04%) Big Data
4 189 (48.96%) Algorithms
5 179 (46.37%) Analytics
6 170 (44.04%) Java
7 135 (34.97%) Degree
8 126 (32.64%) Hadoop
9 121 (31.35%) C++
10 118 (30.57%) R
11 116 (30.05%) PhD
12 107 (27.72%) SQL
13 106 (27.46%) Mathematics
14 102 (26.42%) Finance
15 97 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
16 95 (24.61%) Data Mining
17 89 (23.06%) Artificial Intelligence
18 81 (20.98%) Statistics
19 78 (20.21%) Neural Network
20 73 (18.91%) NoSQL
21 70 (18.13%) Software Engineering
22 66 (17.10%) Visualisation
23 64 (16.58%) Analytical Skills
24 63 (16.32%) Statistical Modelling
25 61 (15.80%) MATLAB
26 58 (15.03%) Predictive Analytics
27 54 (13.99%) C#
28 53 (13.73%) Data Analysis
29 51 (13.21%) SAS
30 50 (12.95%) Ruby

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 51 (13.21%) SAS
2 38 (9.84%) Apache Pig
3 32 (8.29%) Apache Spark
4 19 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (4.66%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.07%) CMS
7 7 (1.81%) Node.js
8 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.52%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.26%) Apache
10 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 39 (10.10%) SPSS
2 12 (3.11%) CPLEX
3 8 (2.07%) Weka
3 8 (2.07%) Stata
4 3 (0.78%) Mathematica
5 2 (0.52%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.30%) SaaS
3 5 (1.30%) GitHub
3 5 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.59%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.30%) HTTP
2 5 (1.30%) SNMP
2 5 (1.30%) 3G
2 5 (1.30%) Wireless
2 5 (1.30%) 2G
2 5 (1.30%) 4G
2 5 (1.30%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (0.78%) Firewall
4 2 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (51.04%) Big Data
2 126 (32.64%) Hadoop
3 95 (24.61%) Data Mining
4 73 (18.91%) NoSQL
5 32 (8.29%) MongoDB
6 31 (8.03%) Relational Database
7 30 (7.77%) SQL Server
7 30 (7.77%) QlikView
8 28 (7.25%) Apache Hive
8 28 (7.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 26 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (4.92%) Mahout
11 18 (4.66%) HBase
11 18 (4.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (4.66%) MySQL
11 18 (4.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (4.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (2.85%) Redis
14 6 (1.55%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (1.55%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.30%) Subversion
3 4 (1.04%) Ant
4 3 (0.78%) Maven
5 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.52%) JUnit
6 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.26%) Toad
6 1 (0.26%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.26%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.26%) Hudson
6 1 (0.26%) GCC
General
1 102 (26.42%) Finance
2 25 (6.48%) Banking
3 20 (5.18%) Marketing
4 17 (4.40%) Retail
5 16 (4.15%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (3.11%) Front Office
7 11 (2.85%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.07%) Military
9 7 (1.81%) French Language
9 7 (1.81%) German Language
10 4 (1.04%) Games
11 2 (0.52%) Law
12 1 (0.26%) Publishing
12 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 143 (37.05%) Developer
2 128 (33.16%) Data Scientist
3 57 (14.77%) Java Developer
4 30 (7.77%) C++ Developer
5 24 (6.22%) Software Engineer
6 21 (5.44%) Consultant
7 18 (4.66%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 18 (4.66%) Business Consultant
7 18 (4.66%) Microsoft BI Consultant
7 18 (4.66%) Microsoft Consultant
7 18 (4.66%) Python Developer
8 17 (4.40%) Analyst
9 14 (3.63%) Data Analyst
10 12 (3.11%) Front Office Developer
10 12 (3.11%) Senior Developer
11 11 (2.85%) C++ Software Engineer
12 10 (2.59%) Quantitative Developer
13 9 (2.33%) Python/Django Developer
14 8 (2.07%) Principal Consultant
15 7 (1.81%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (9.84%) Natural Language Processing
2 27 (6.99%) .NET
3 24 (6.22%) STL
3 24 (6.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 21 (5.44%) Java EE
5 18 (4.66%) Web Services
6 13 (3.37%) D3.js
7 10 (2.59%) Pandas
7 10 (2.59%) Django
8 8 (2.07%) jQuery
9 7 (1.81%) Cascading
10 6 (1.55%) Spring
11 5 (1.30%) WPF
11 5 (1.30%) REST
11 5 (1.30%) HTML5
11 5 (1.30%) SciPy
11 5 (1.30%) NumPy
11 5 (1.30%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.30%) HTML
12 4 (1.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 198 (51.30%) Computer Science
2 189 (48.96%) Algorithms
3 106 (27.46%) Mathematics
4 89 (23.06%) Artificial Intelligence
5 81 (20.98%) Statistics
6 78 (20.21%) Neural Network
7 66 (17.10%) Visualisation
8 64 (16.58%) Analytical Skills
9 39 (10.10%) Data Structures
10 33 (8.55%) Physics
11 31 (8.03%) Applied Mathematics
12 30 (7.77%) Social Media
13 28 (7.25%) Mobile App
13 28 (7.25%) Open Source
14 25 (6.48%) Clustering
15 18 (4.66%) Hedge funds
16 17 (4.40%) Economics
17 14 (3.63%) Digital Media
18 13 (3.37%) Informatics
19 12 (3.11%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 31 (8.03%) Linux
2 16 (4.15%) Windows
3 12 (3.11%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.85%) Android
5 9 (2.33%) UNIX
6 5 (1.30%) CentOS
7 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.52%) Debian
7 2 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (46.37%) Analytics
2 97 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (18.13%) Software Engineering
4 63 (16.32%) Statistical Modelling
5 58 (15.03%) Predictive Analytics
6 53 (13.73%) Data Analysis
7 49 (12.69%) Business Intelligence
8 46 (11.92%) OO
9 38 (9.84%) Bayesian Methods
10 33 (8.55%) Predictive Modelling
11 32 (8.29%) Multithreading
12 31 (8.03%) Data Modelling
13 28 (7.25%) MapReduce
14 27 (6.99%) Business Analysis
15 26 (6.74%) Statistical Analysis
15 26 (6.74%) Logistic Regression
16 23 (5.96%) Signal Processing
16 23 (5.96%) Performance Management
16 23 (5.96%) Linear Regression
17 22 (5.70%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 204 (52.85%) Python
2 170 (44.04%) Java
3 121 (31.35%) C++
4 118 (30.57%) R
5 107 (27.72%) SQL
6 61 (15.80%) MATLAB
7 54 (13.99%) C#
8 50 (12.95%) Ruby
9 49 (12.69%) Scala
10 29 (7.51%) JavaScript
11 26 (6.74%) C
12 22 (5.70%) Clojure
13 6 (1.55%) Perl
14 4 (1.04%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.04%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.78%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.52%) Embedded C++
16 2 (0.52%) Haskell
16 2 (0.52%) Erlang
16 2 (0.52%) F#
Qualifications
1 135 (34.97%) Degree
2 116 (30.05%) PhD
3 13 (3.37%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.37%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.78%) PMP
5 3 (0.78%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.52%) VCP4
7 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (9.33%) Microsoft
2 32 (8.29%) Tableau
3 21 (5.44%) Oracle
4 18 (4.66%) Google
5 6 (1.55%) IBM
6 5 (1.30%) Facebook
7 2 (0.52%) Apple
8 1 (0.26%) Minitab
8 1 (0.26%) Progress
8 1 (0.26%) hybris
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