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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Machine Learning
Rank 300 517 633
Rank change year-on-year
+217 +116
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 977 518 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 0.47% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.54% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 864 411 315
Median salary £60,000 £62,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +18.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%

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
84067 95471 97586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.24% 87.53% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 69978 78940 78095
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 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 30 September 2016 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 30 September 2016. 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 trends)
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 +195 920 £60,000 -4.00% 138
London +127 612 £67,500 +3.84% 98
City of London +101 95 £70,000 - 17
South East +66 92 £52,500 +9.37% 7
North West +59 61 £47,500 -8.43% 7
East of England +61 59 £65,000 +30.00% 12
Cambridgeshire +54 54 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Cambridge +47 54 £50,000 +5.26% 7
South West +34 41 £51,250 +13.88% 6
Oxfordshire +39 40 £57,500 -23.33% 2
Manchester +25 33 £49,000 -5.54% 4
Oxford +24 25 £57,500 -23.33% 2
Wales +21 25 £25,000 -54.54% 1
South Wales +26 24 £25,000 -54.54%
Yorkshire +51 22 £44,000 +10.00% 4
West Midlands +12 22 £35,500 +5.18% 2
Cheshire - 22 £46,250 - 2
Devon +20 20 £50,000 +100.00%
West Yorkshire +46 19 £38,000 -37.95% 3
Berkshire +29 19 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Surrey +29 17 £65,000 +44.44%
Leeds +55 16 £40,500 -33.87% 3
Scotland +33 16 £50,000 - 3
Bridgend - 13 £25,000 -
Exeter - 13 £50,000 -
Westminster - 13 £82,500 -
Maidenhead - 13 £52,500 - 2
Birmingham -16 12 £45,000 +50.00%
Edinburgh - 12 £50,000 - 3
Wilmslow - 11 £52,500 - 2

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 1107 (55.16%) Python
2 881 (43.90%) Analytics
3 817 (40.71%) Java
4 767 (38.22%) Big Data
5 696 (34.68%) Computer Science
6 661 (32.93%) Degree
7 652 (32.49%) Algorithms
8 589 (29.35%) SQL
9 565 (28.15%) R
10 540 (26.91%) Agile Software Development
11 512 (25.51%) PhD
12 451 (22.47%) C++
13 449 (22.37%) Hadoop
14 443 (22.07%) Mathematics
15 439 (21.87%) Statistics
16 422 (21.03%) Apache Spark
17 420 (20.93%) Software Engineering
18 406 (20.23%) Analytical Skills
19 391 (19.48%) Finance
20 380 (18.93%) NoSQL
21 374 (18.63%) Data Mining
22 327 (16.29%) Visualisation
23 313 (15.60%) Amazon AWS
24 304 (15.15%) Scala
25 298 (14.85%) Data Analytics
26 293 (14.60%) Data Analysis
27 291 (14.50%) Artificial Intelligence
28 266 (13.25%) MATLAB
29 259 (12.90%) C#
30 244 (12.16%) JavaScript

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
1 422 (21.03%) Apache Spark
2 187 (9.32%) SAS
3 84 (4.19%) Apache Pig
3 84 (4.19%) Elasticsearch
4 68 (3.39%) Apache
5 36 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 21 (1.05%) SharePoint
7 20 (1.00%) Apache Solr
8 11 (0.55%) JBoss
8 11 (0.55%) nginx
8 11 (0.55%) WildFly
9 9 (0.45%) Jetty
10 8 (0.40%) Jupyter
11 7 (0.35%) IPython
12 6 (0.30%) CMS
12 6 (0.30%) DNN
13 5 (0.25%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.20%) Confluence
15 2 (0.100%) ArcGIS
15 2 (0.100%) IIS
Applications
1 90 (4.48%) SPSS
2 42 (2.09%) MS Excel
3 33 (1.64%) GNU Octave
4 11 (0.55%) Stata
5 8 (0.40%) Mathematica
6 7 (0.35%) MS Office
7 6 (0.30%) Gephi
7 6 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.15%) Weka
9 2 (0.100%) CPLEX
10 1 (0.050%) EViews
10 1 (0.050%) Mathcad
10 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.050%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 19 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.50%) Sentinel
3 9 (0.45%) ReMetrica
4 3 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.100%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.100%) Oracle AML
5 2 (0.100%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.050%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 313 (15.60%) Amazon AWS
2 181 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 88 (4.38%) PaaS
4 82 (4.09%) Amazon EC2
5 68 (3.39%) Amazon S3
6 61 (3.04%) Cloud Computing
7 58 (2.89%) Google Cloud Platform
8 50 (2.49%) SaaS
9 48 (2.39%) IaaS
10 40 (1.99%) Amazon EMR
11 38 (1.89%) GitHub
12 35 (1.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 20 (1.00%) Azure Machine Learning
14 13 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 12 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
16 11 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
17 9 (0.45%) Heroku
18 8 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
18 8 (0.40%) Data Lake Analytics
19 7 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (2.34%) Internet
2 12 (0.60%) Firewall
3 9 (0.45%) HTTP
4 7 (0.35%) HTTPS
4 7 (0.35%) Wireless
5 5 (0.25%) SSL
6 4 (0.20%) Skype
7 2 (0.100%) ATM
7 2 (0.100%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.100%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.100%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.100%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.100%) X.509
8 1 (0.050%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.050%) IPsec
8 1 (0.050%) LAN
8 1 (0.050%) MQTT
8 1 (0.050%) Network Security
8 1 (0.050%) VPN
8 1 (0.050%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 767 (38.22%) Big Data
2 449 (22.37%) Hadoop
3 380 (18.93%) NoSQL
4 374 (18.63%) Data Mining
5 170 (8.47%) MongoDB
6 156 (7.77%) Apache Hive
7 139 (6.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 133 (6.63%) SQL Server
9 107 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
10 102 (5.08%) Relational Database
11 95 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
12 86 (4.29%) MySQL
13 66 (3.29%) Amazon Redshift
14 53 (2.64%) Neo4j
15 46 (2.29%) QlikView
16 45 (2.24%) RDBMS
17 43 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 42 (2.09%) HBase
18 42 (2.09%) Redis
19 40 (1.99%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 141 (7.03%) Git (software)
2 74 (3.69%) Jenkins
3 39 (1.94%) Vagrant
4 35 (1.74%) JIRA
5 31 (1.54%) Maven
6 22 (1.10%) JUnit
6 22 (1.10%) Subversion
7 20 (1.00%) Selenium
8 18 (0.90%) Cucumber
9 15 (0.75%) gulp
9 15 (0.75%) TeamCity
10 14 (0.70%) Bitbucket
11 13 (0.65%) Grunt
12 10 (0.50%) RSpec
12 10 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (0.50%) Visual Studio
12 10 (0.50%) Yeoman
13 8 (0.40%) IntelliJ
14 7 (0.35%) NUnit
14 7 (0.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 391 (19.48%) Finance
2 184 (9.17%) Marketing
3 78 (3.89%) Retail
4 63 (3.14%) Telecoms
5 62 (3.09%) Advertising
6 54 (2.69%) Games
7 43 (2.14%) Banking
8 37 (1.84%) Publishing
9 36 (1.79%) Manufacturing
10 27 (1.35%) Electronics
11 25 (1.25%) Law
12 13 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.65%) Front Office
12 13 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.50%) Legal
14 9 (0.45%) Back Office
15 8 (0.40%) French Language
16 6 (0.30%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.25%) Welsh Language
18 3 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 587 (29.25%) Data Scientist
2 568 (28.30%) Developer
3 193 (9.62%) Java Developer
4 164 (8.17%) Software Engineer
5 142 (7.08%) Senior Data Scientist
6 115 (5.73%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 109 (5.43%) Python Developer
8 101 (5.03%) Analyst
9 100 (4.98%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 96 (4.78%) Senior Developer
11 91 (4.53%) Architect
12 85 (4.24%) Java Engineer
12 85 (4.24%) Machine Learning Developer
13 67 (3.34%) Software Developer
14 64 (3.19%) Data Engineer
15 61 (3.04%) Research Engineer
16 59 (2.94%) C# Developer
17 55 (2.74%) Scala Developer
18 54 (2.69%) Lead Developer
19 53 (2.64%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (10.36%) Natural Language Processing
2 176 (8.77%) .NET
3 157 (7.82%) HTML
4 148 (7.37%) CSS
5 141 (7.03%) Web Services
6 111 (5.53%) Spring
7 103 (5.13%) RESTful
8 100 (4.98%) REST
9 91 (4.53%) HTML5
10 88 (4.38%) Node.js
11 87 (4.33%) AngularJS
12 63 (3.14%) Django
12 63 (3.14%) scikit-learn
13 61 (3.04%) D3.js
14 60 (2.99%) NumPy
15 59 (2.94%) CSS3
16 54 (2.69%) React
17 52 (2.59%) ASP.NET
18 45 (2.24%) Pandas
19 42 (2.09%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 696 (34.68%) Computer Science
2 652 (32.49%) Algorithms
3 443 (22.07%) Mathematics
4 439 (21.87%) Statistics
5 406 (20.23%) Analytical Skills
6 327 (16.29%) Visualisation
7 291 (14.50%) Artificial Intelligence
8 209 (10.41%) Physics
9 116 (5.78%) Neural Network
10 73 (3.64%) Fintech
11 64 (3.19%) Data Structures
12 63 (3.14%) Mobile App
13 57 (2.84%) User Experience
14 55 (2.74%) Hedge funds
15 51 (2.54%) CUDA
16 37 (1.84%) Life Science
17 33 (1.64%) Data Integration
18 32 (1.59%) Blockchain
19 31 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
19 31 (1.54%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 209 (10.41%) Linux
2 88 (4.38%) Windows
3 70 (3.49%) Unix
4 38 (1.89%) Android
5 32 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 15 (0.75%) CentOS
7 10 (0.50%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.30%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.050%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 881 (43.90%) Analytics
2 540 (26.91%) Agile Software Development
3 420 (20.93%) Software Engineering
4 298 (14.85%) Data Analytics
5 293 (14.60%) Data Analysis
6 225 (11.21%) TDD
7 206 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
8 174 (8.67%) Open Source
9 172 (8.57%) Statistical Modelling
10 167 (8.32%) Scrum
11 164 (8.17%) OO
12 157 (7.82%) Predictive Analytics
13 156 (7.77%) Predictive Modelling
14 134 (6.68%) DevOps
15 128 (6.38%) Data Visualisation
16 127 (6.33%) Deep Learning
17 122 (6.08%) MapReduce
17 122 (6.08%) Statistical Analysis
18 100 (4.98%) Microservices
19 96 (4.78%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1107 (55.16%) Python
2 817 (40.71%) Java
3 589 (29.35%) SQL
4 565 (28.15%) R
5 451 (22.47%) C++
6 304 (15.15%) Scala
7 266 (13.25%) MATLAB
8 259 (12.90%) C#
9 244 (12.16%) JavaScript
10 122 (6.08%) C
11 83 (4.14%) Ruby
12 61 (3.04%) Clojure
13 57 (2.84%) PHP
14 42 (2.09%) Perl
15 35 (1.74%) Go
16 34 (1.69%) Bash Shell
17 26 (1.30%) Haskell
18 25 (1.25%) Shell Script
19 23 (1.15%) VBA
20 15 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 661 (32.93%) Degree
2 512 (25.51%) PhD
3 59 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 34 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (1.49%) BC Cleared
6 11 (0.55%) Postgraduate
7 10 (0.50%) MCSD
8 9 (0.45%) MCAD
8 9 (0.45%) MCPD
8 9 (0.45%) MCTS
9 7 (0.35%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.25%) CCNA
10 5 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.25%) MCITP
10 5 (0.25%) MCSA
10 5 (0.25%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.20%) PMP
12 3 (0.15%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.100%) ISEB
13 2 (0.100%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (1.94%) QA
2 31 (1.54%) GCP
3 14 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.60%) ISO 14001
4 12 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.100%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.050%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.050%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 142 (7.08%) Docker
2 37 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
3 22 (1.10%) VirtualBox
4 18 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.90%) Xen
5 16 (0.80%) HDFS
6 13 (0.65%) Firmware
7 8 (0.40%) LXC
8 7 (0.35%) Active Directory
9 5 (0.25%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.050%) KVM
11 1 (0.050%) Snort
11 1 (0.050%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 44 (2.19%) Ansible
2 42 (2.09%) Kubernetes
3 40 (1.99%) Puppet
4 34 (1.69%) Mesos
5 22 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.40%) logstash
7 6 (0.30%) Salt
8 5 (0.25%) Kibana
9 3 (0.15%) Grafana
9 3 (0.15%) Nagios
9 3 (0.15%) StatsD
10 2 (0.100%) Graphite
11 1 (0.050%) Graylog
11 1 (0.050%) Marathon
11 1 (0.050%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 87 (4.33%) Tableau
2 80 (3.99%) Microsoft
3 73 (3.64%) Oracle
4 63 (3.14%) Google
5 50 (2.49%) Cloudera
6 49 (2.44%) IBM
7 42 (2.09%) Hortonworks
8 28 (1.40%) SAP
9 19 (0.95%) VMware
10 16 (0.80%) Apple
10 16 (0.80%) Splunk
11 13 (0.65%) Facebook
12 11 (0.55%) RapidMiner
12 11 (0.55%) TIBCO
13 10 (0.50%) Alteryx
14 9 (0.45%) Actian
14 9 (0.45%) MapR
15 8 (0.40%) Hitachi
15 8 (0.40%) MicroStrategy
15 8 (0.40%) Netezza
London
Xcede
Posted: 10 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum inc Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £70000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Tec Partners
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £65000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified 5% flex benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified + 15% flex benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Xcede
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Codex
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £43,000 to £70,000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum inc Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Knowit
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Montash
Salary: £46000 - £56000 per annum + 17.5% flex - 25% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago