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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Machine Learning
Rank 683 755 737
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -18
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 199 134 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 185 124 114
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -

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
87161 85486 88774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.66% 82.26% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 71806 68211 75331
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 £30,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 26 January 2015 within the UK.

Machine Learning Salary Histogram in the UK

Machine Learning
Top 27 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 26 January 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 +63 197 £60,000 +14.28% 23
London +40 138 £67,500 +12.50% 15
South East -5 38 £55,000 +69.23% 6
Surrey +12 20 £55,000 +46.66%
Guildford +7 19 £55,000 +46.66%
City of London +2 12 £61,250 +16.66% 4
East of England +1 11 £45,000 +28.57%
Oxford +9 9 £60,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +5 9 £55,000 -8.33% 3
South West -12 8 £40,000 -3.03% 2
Berkshire - 6 £42,500 - 2
Maidenhead - 6 £42,500 - 2
Bristol 0 5 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £60,000 -
Cambridge +3 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Cambridgeshire +1 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Chippenham - 3 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
Norwich - 2 £25,000 -
Abingdon - 2 £33,750 - 1
Middlesex - 2 - -
Norfolk - 2 £25,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £55,000 -
Staines - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 £55,000 -
Coventry - 1 £40,000 -

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 205 (53.66%) Computer Science
2 198 (51.83%) Java
3 190 (49.74%) Python
4 185 (48.43%) Algorithms
5 182 (47.64%) Big Data
6 172 (45.03%) Analytics
7 142 (37.17%) Degree
8 134 (35.08%) Hadoop
9 131 (34.29%) C++
10 110 (28.80%) Finance
11 105 (27.49%) R
12 98 (25.65%) SQL
12 98 (25.65%) Mathematics
13 93 (24.35%) Artificial Intelligence
14 91 (23.82%) Software Engineering
15 90 (23.56%) PhD
16 88 (23.04%) Data Mining
17 87 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
18 83 (21.73%) Statistics
19 74 (19.37%) Neural Network
20 73 (19.11%) Analytical Skills
21 68 (17.80%) C#
22 59 (15.45%) NoSQL
23 57 (14.92%) Visualisation
24 55 (14.40%) OO
25 54 (14.14%) MATLAB
26 51 (13.35%) Data Analysis
26 51 (13.35%) Predictive Analytics
27 49 (12.83%) Ruby
27 49 (12.83%) Statistical Modelling

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 45 (11.78%) SAS
2 33 (8.64%) Apache Pig
3 26 (6.81%) Apache Spark
4 17 (4.45%) SharePoint
5 14 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.09%) CMS
7 3 (0.79%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.79%) Node.js
8 2 (0.52%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.26%) Apache
9 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 38 (9.95%) SPSS
2 13 (3.40%) CPLEX
3 6 (1.57%) Weka
3 6 (1.57%) Stata
3 6 (1.57%) Mathematica
4 2 (0.52%) S-PLUS
4 2 (0.52%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.09%) Google Compute Engine
5 5 (1.31%) GitHub
5 5 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.36%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.57%) Internet
2 6 (1.57%) 3G
2 6 (1.57%) Wireless
2 6 (1.57%) 2G
2 6 (1.57%) 4G
3 5 (1.31%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (1.31%) SNMP
4 3 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (0.79%) Firewall
5 1 (0.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (47.64%) Big Data
2 134 (35.08%) Hadoop
3 88 (23.04%) Data Mining
4 59 (15.45%) NoSQL
5 34 (8.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 32 (8.38%) Relational Database
6 32 (8.38%) MongoDB
7 31 (8.12%) QlikView
8 30 (7.85%) Apache Hive
9 25 (6.54%) SQL Server
10 24 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (4.71%) HBase
12 17 (4.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (4.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (4.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (4.19%) Mahout
14 15 (3.93%) MySQL
15 13 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
16 12 (3.14%) Redis
17 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (3.14%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.88%) Maven
3 10 (2.62%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.31%) Subversion
5 4 (1.05%) Ant
5 4 (1.05%) JUnit
6 2 (0.52%) PyUnit
7 1 (0.26%) Hudson
7 1 (0.26%) GCC
7 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.26%) Toad
7 1 (0.26%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.26%) Mercurial
General
1 110 (28.80%) Finance
2 31 (8.12%) Banking
3 21 (5.50%) Marketing
4 18 (4.71%) Retail
4 18 (4.71%) Front Office
5 14 (3.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (3.14%) Games
6 12 (3.14%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.09%) Military
8 7 (1.83%) French Language
8 7 (1.83%) German Language
9 2 (0.52%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 156 (40.84%) Developer
2 107 (28.01%) Data Scientist
3 69 (18.06%) Java Developer
4 31 (8.12%) C++ Developer
5 30 (7.85%) Software Engineer
6 19 (4.97%) Analyst
6 19 (4.97%) Python Developer
7 18 (4.71%) Front Office Developer
8 17 (4.45%) Consultant
8 17 (4.45%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 17 (4.45%) Business Consultant
8 17 (4.45%) Microsoft Consultant
8 17 (4.45%) Microsoft BI Consultant
9 16 (4.19%) Data Analyst
10 11 (2.88%) Senior Developer
11 10 (2.62%) C++ Software Engineer
11 10 (2.62%) Quantitative Developer
11 10 (2.62%) Python/Django Developer
12 9 (2.36%) Senior Java Developer
13 7 (1.83%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.59%) Natural Language Processing
2 24 (6.28%) .NET
3 23 (6.02%) STL
3 23 (6.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 19 (4.97%) Django
4 19 (4.97%) Java EE
5 16 (4.19%) Guava
6 15 (3.93%) Web Services
7 12 (3.14%) D3.js
8 9 (2.36%) Celery
9 8 (2.09%) Pandas
10 7 (1.83%) jQuery
10 7 (1.83%) Flash
11 6 (1.57%) Cascading
12 5 (1.31%) REST
12 5 (1.31%) Spring
12 5 (1.31%) SciPy
12 5 (1.31%) NumPy
13 4 (1.05%) Ajax
13 4 (1.05%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 205 (53.66%) Computer Science
2 185 (48.43%) Algorithms
3 98 (25.65%) Mathematics
4 93 (24.35%) Artificial Intelligence
5 83 (21.73%) Statistics
6 74 (19.37%) Neural Network
7 73 (19.11%) Analytical Skills
8 57 (14.92%) Visualisation
9 39 (10.21%) Data Structures
10 33 (8.64%) Physics
11 30 (7.85%) Social Media
12 27 (7.07%) Applied Mathematics
13 25 (6.54%) Clustering
13 25 (6.54%) Mobile App
14 24 (6.28%) Open Source
15 21 (5.50%) Hedge funds
16 15 (3.93%) Digital Media
16 15 (3.93%) Economics
17 14 (3.66%) Informatics
18 13 (3.40%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.95%) Linux
2 17 (4.45%) UNIX
3 16 (4.19%) Windows
4 10 (2.62%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.31%) Android
5 5 (1.31%) CentOS
6 3 (0.79%) Debian
7 2 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (45.03%) Analytics
2 91 (23.82%) Software Engineering
3 87 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (14.40%) OO
5 51 (13.35%) Data Analysis
5 51 (13.35%) Predictive Analytics
6 49 (12.83%) Statistical Modelling
7 42 (10.99%) Multithreading
8 41 (10.73%) Business Intelligence
9 35 (9.16%) Bayesian Methods
10 31 (8.12%) Predictive Modelling
11 30 (7.85%) Data Modelling
12 28 (7.33%) MapReduce
13 26 (6.81%) Statistical Analysis
14 25 (6.54%) Business Analysis
14 25 (6.54%) Risk Analysis
15 24 (6.28%) Logistic Regression
16 22 (5.76%) Monte Carlo Method
17 21 (5.50%) Performance Management
17 21 (5.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 198 (51.83%) Java
2 190 (49.74%) Python
3 131 (34.29%) C++
4 105 (27.49%) R
5 98 (25.65%) SQL
6 68 (17.80%) C#
7 54 (14.14%) MATLAB
8 49 (12.83%) Ruby
9 45 (11.78%) Scala
10 23 (6.02%) JavaScript
11 21 (5.50%) C
12 16 (4.19%) Clojure
13 7 (1.83%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.05%) Perl
14 4 (1.05%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.79%) Haskell
15 3 (0.79%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.52%) Erlang
16 2 (0.52%) F#
16 2 (0.52%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 142 (37.17%) Degree
2 90 (23.56%) PhD
3 11 (2.88%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.88%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.52%) PMP
5 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (8.38%) Tableau
2 31 (8.12%) Microsoft
3 24 (6.28%) Google
4 20 (5.24%) Oracle
5 7 (1.83%) Facebook
6 4 (1.05%) IBM
7 1 (0.26%) hybris
7 1 (0.26%) Progress
7 1 (0.26%) Minitab
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