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

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Machine Learning
Rank 288 518 608
Rank change year-on-year
+230 +90
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 1021 507 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.05% 0.47% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.54% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 912 410 309
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,650 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £84,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%

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
86015 94271 97867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.06% 87.58% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 71937 77596 78114
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 August 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 August 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
(Click see detailed
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 +201 964 £60,000 - 123
London +129 650 £67,500 +8.87% 83
South East +84 117 £55,000 +19.56% 10
City of London +99 94 £66,250 +6.00% 16
East of England +64 58 £62,500 -7.40% 7
North West +62 55 £43,750 -20.45% 7
Cambridgeshire +52 51 £65,000 +30.00% 6
Cambridge +47 51 £65,000 +30.00% 6
Oxfordshire +40 46 £57,500 +61.28% 4
South West +36 41 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Manchester +23 34 £40,000 -27.27% 4
Oxford +25 33 £57,500 +61.28%
Berkshire +25 23 £52,500 -26.31% 2
Wales +22 22 £27,500 -45.00%
Surrey +27 21 £70,000 +55.55% 2
South Wales +26 21 £27,000 -46.00%
Devon +23 21 £50,000 +100.00% 1
Yorkshire +46 20 £38,000 -5.00% 5
Scotland +35 20 £50,000 - 1
Cheshire - 20 £46,250 - 1
West Yorkshire +34 16 £37,500 -38.77% 5
Epsom - 16 £70,000 -
Exeter - 16 £50,000 -
Leeds +33 13 £37,750 -38.36% 5
West Midlands +3 12 £27,500 -18.51%
Hampshire -9 12 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Maidenhead - 12 £52,500 - 2
Westminster - 12 £82,500 -
Edinburgh +17 11 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands +11 11 £22,500 -62.50% 1

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 1106 (55.33%) Python
2 886 (44.32%) Analytics
3 800 (40.02%) Java
4 771 (38.57%) Big Data
5 720 (36.02%) Computer Science
6 648 (32.42%) Degree
7 637 (31.87%) Algorithms
8 614 (30.72%) SQL
9 563 (28.16%) R
10 529 (26.46%) Agile Software Development
11 514 (25.71%) PhD
12 474 (23.71%) C++
13 472 (23.61%) Hadoop
14 449 (22.46%) Statistics
15 442 (22.11%) Mathematics
16 431 (21.56%) Apache Spark
17 422 (21.11%) Analytical Skills
18 408 (20.41%) Software Engineering
19 387 (19.36%) NoSQL
20 385 (19.26%) Data Mining
21 383 (19.16%) Finance
22 352 (17.61%) Visualisation
23 321 (16.06%) Amazon AWS
24 313 (15.66%) Data Analytics
25 302 (15.11%) Scala
26 301 (15.06%) Data Analysis
27 290 (14.51%) Artificial Intelligence
28 266 (13.31%) JavaScript
29 264 (13.21%) MATLAB
30 245 (12.26%) C#

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
1 431 (21.56%) Apache Spark
2 176 (8.80%) SAS
3 93 (4.65%) Apache Pig
4 86 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
5 76 (3.80%) Apache
6 45 (2.25%) Tomcat
7 21 (1.05%) Apache Solr
7 21 (1.05%) SharePoint
8 15 (0.75%) JBoss
8 15 (0.75%) WildFly
9 11 (0.55%) IPython
9 11 (0.55%) Jupyter
10 10 (0.50%) nginx
11 9 (0.45%) GlassFish
11 9 (0.45%) Jetty
12 6 (0.30%) DNN
13 5 (0.25%) CMS
14 3 (0.15%) Confluence
15 1 (0.050%) ArcGIS
15 1 (0.050%) ejabberd
Applications
1 80 (4.00%) SPSS
2 40 (2.00%) MS Excel
3 30 (1.50%) GNU Octave
4 8 (0.40%) MS Office
5 7 (0.35%) Mathematica
6 6 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.30%) Stata
7 5 (0.25%) Gephi
8 4 (0.20%) Weka
9 2 (0.10%) 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 18 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.55%) ReMetrica
3 10 (0.50%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle AML
6 1 (0.050%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.050%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 321 (16.06%) Amazon AWS
2 165 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
4 75 (3.75%) PaaS
5 63 (3.15%) Amazon S3
6 56 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
7 54 (2.70%) GitHub
8 47 (2.35%) SaaS
9 46 (2.30%) IaaS
10 42 (2.10%) Google Cloud Platform
11 36 (1.80%) Amazon EMR
12 34 (1.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 18 (0.90%) Azure Machine Learning
14 17 (0.85%) IBM Cloud
15 16 (0.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 13 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
17 9 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
18 8 (0.40%) Data Lake Analytics
19 5 (0.25%) Heroku
20 4 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.20%) Internet
2 11 (0.55%) Firewall
2 11 (0.55%) HTTP
3 8 (0.40%) HTTPS
4 7 (0.35%) Wireless
5 6 (0.30%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.25%) SSL
7 4 (0.20%) Skype
8 3 (0.15%) DNS
8 3 (0.15%) tcpdump
9 2 (0.10%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.10%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.10%) X.509
10 1 (0.050%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.050%) LAN
10 1 (0.050%) Network Security
10 1 (0.050%) VPN
10 1 (0.050%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 771 (38.57%) Big Data
2 472 (23.61%) Hadoop
3 387 (19.36%) NoSQL
4 385 (19.26%) Data Mining
5 170 (8.50%) Apache Hive
6 168 (8.40%) MongoDB
7 147 (7.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 145 (7.25%) SQL Server
9 121 (6.05%) Relational Database
10 119 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
11 111 (5.55%) MySQL
12 100 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
13 70 (3.50%) Amazon Redshift
14 57 (2.85%) Neo4j
15 53 (2.65%) QlikView
16 48 (2.40%) HBase
17 47 (2.35%) RDBMS
18 40 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 38 (1.90%) Redis
20 37 (1.85%) Impala
Development Applications
1 165 (8.25%) Git (software)
2 92 (4.60%) Jenkins
3 49 (2.45%) Vagrant
4 36 (1.80%) Cucumber
5 34 (1.70%) JIRA
6 29 (1.45%) RSpec
7 26 (1.30%) Maven
8 22 (1.10%) Subversion
9 20 (1.00%) JUnit
10 17 (0.85%) Selenium
11 15 (0.75%) TeamCity
12 14 (0.70%) Bitbucket
13 13 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (0.60%) gulp
14 12 (0.60%) Visual Studio
14 12 (0.60%) Yeoman
15 11 (0.55%) Grunt
16 8 (0.40%) IntelliJ
16 8 (0.40%) NUnit
17 7 (0.35%) CMake
General
1 383 (19.16%) Finance
2 169 (8.45%) Marketing
3 81 (4.05%) Advertising
4 77 (3.85%) Retail
5 61 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 53 (2.65%) Banking
6 53 (2.65%) Games
7 35 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 33 (1.65%) Publishing
9 27 (1.35%) Law
10 21 (1.05%) Electronics
11 17 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (0.65%) Front Office
13 12 (0.60%) Legal
14 10 (0.50%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.45%) Back Office
16 6 (0.30%) French Language
16 6 (0.30%) Investment Banking
17 5 (0.25%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.25%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 604 (30.22%) Data Scientist
2 584 (29.21%) Developer
3 188 (9.40%) Java Developer
4 161 (8.05%) Software Engineer
5 147 (7.35%) Senior Data Scientist
6 122 (6.10%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 109 (5.45%) Senior Developer
8 108 (5.40%) Analyst
9 106 (5.30%) Python Developer
10 98 (4.90%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 89 (4.45%) Machine Learning Developer
12 88 (4.40%) Architect
13 78 (3.90%) Java Engineer
14 68 (3.40%) C# Developer
15 67 (3.35%) Software Developer
16 63 (3.15%) Data Engineer
17 62 (3.10%) Consultant
18 56 (2.80%) Data Analyst
18 56 (2.80%) Lead Developer
18 56 (2.80%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (9.70%) Natural Language Processing
2 182 (9.10%) HTML
3 169 (8.45%) CSS
4 166 (8.30%) .NET
5 150 (7.50%) Web Services
6 120 (6.00%) HTML5
7 114 (5.70%) Spring
8 106 (5.30%) AngularJS
9 96 (4.80%) REST
10 95 (4.75%) Node.js
10 95 (4.75%) RESTful
11 74 (3.70%) D3.js
12 66 (3.30%) CSS3
13 63 (3.15%) scikit-learn
14 60 (3.00%) NumPy
15 55 (2.75%) Django
16 50 (2.50%) JSON
17 49 (2.45%) Kafka
18 48 (2.40%) Lucene
19 46 (2.30%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 720 (36.02%) Computer Science
2 637 (31.87%) Algorithms
3 449 (22.46%) Statistics
4 442 (22.11%) Mathematics
5 422 (21.11%) Analytical Skills
6 352 (17.61%) Visualisation
7 290 (14.51%) Artificial Intelligence
8 213 (10.66%) Physics
9 119 (5.95%) Neural Network
10 66 (3.30%) Data Structures
10 66 (3.30%) Hedge funds
11 65 (3.25%) Fintech
12 60 (3.00%) Mobile App
13 55 (2.75%) CUDA
14 50 (2.50%) User Experience
15 37 (1.85%) Life Science
16 35 (1.75%) Data Integration
17 31 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
18 29 (1.45%) Virtual Team
19 26 (1.30%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 214 (10.71%) Linux
2 80 (4.00%) Unix
3 75 (3.75%) Windows
4 44 (2.20%) Android
5 36 (1.80%) Apple iOS
6 17 (0.85%) CentOS
7 12 (0.60%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.35%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.050%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 886 (44.32%) Analytics
2 529 (26.46%) Agile Software Development
3 408 (20.41%) Software Engineering
4 313 (15.66%) Data Analytics
5 301 (15.06%) Data Analysis
6 241 (12.06%) TDD
7 180 (9.00%) Scrum
8 177 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
8 177 (8.85%) Open Source
9 175 (8.75%) Statistical Modelling
10 169 (8.45%) OO
11 164 (8.20%) Predictive Modelling
12 153 (7.65%) Data Visualisation
13 148 (7.40%) MapReduce
14 146 (7.30%) Predictive Analytics
15 141 (7.05%) DevOps
16 130 (6.50%) Statistical Analysis
17 105 (5.25%) BDD
17 105 (5.25%) Deep Learning
18 101 (5.05%) Bayesian Methods
Programming Languages
1 1106 (55.33%) Python
2 800 (40.02%) Java
3 614 (30.72%) SQL
4 563 (28.16%) R
5 474 (23.71%) C++
6 302 (15.11%) Scala
7 266 (13.31%) JavaScript
8 264 (13.21%) MATLAB
9 245 (12.26%) C#
10 117 (5.85%) C
11 101 (5.05%) Ruby
12 77 (3.85%) Clojure
13 61 (3.05%) PHP
14 46 (2.30%) Go
15 41 (2.05%) Perl
16 35 (1.75%) Bash Shell
17 29 (1.45%) Haskell
18 28 (1.40%) VBA
19 22 (1.10%) Elixir
20 21 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 648 (32.42%) Degree
2 514 (25.71%) PhD
3 53 (2.65%) Security Cleared
4 31 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (1.00%) BC Cleared
6 11 (0.55%) MCAD
6 11 (0.55%) MCPD
6 11 (0.55%) MCSD
6 11 (0.55%) MCTS
6 11 (0.55%) Postgraduate
7 9 (0.45%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.25%) CCNA
8 5 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.25%) MCITP
8 5 (0.25%) MCSA
8 5 (0.25%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.25%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.20%) PMP
10 2 (0.10%) ISEB
11 1 (0.050%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (1.80%) QA
2 21 (1.05%) GCP
3 11 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.35%) ISO 14001
4 7 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.050%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.050%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.050%) SLA
5 1 (0.050%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 147 (7.35%) Docker
2 44 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
3 32 (1.60%) VirtualBox
4 25 (1.25%) HDFS
5 21 (1.05%) Xen
6 17 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (0.40%) Firmware
8 6 (0.30%) Active Directory
8 6 (0.30%) LXC
9 5 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.20%) KVM
10 4 (0.20%) Snort
11 3 (0.15%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.050%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 59 (2.95%) Puppet
2 43 (2.15%) Kubernetes
3 40 (2.00%) Ansible
4 33 (1.65%) Mesos
5 19 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.35%) logstash
7 6 (0.30%) Salt
8 4 (0.20%) Kibana
8 4 (0.20%) Nagios
9 3 (0.15%) Grafana
9 3 (0.15%) OSSEC
9 3 (0.15%) StatsD
10 2 (0.10%) Graphite
11 1 (0.050%) Graylog
11 1 (0.050%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.050%) Marathon
Vendors
1 103 (5.15%) Tableau
2 84 (4.20%) Oracle
3 69 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 55 (2.75%) Google
5 54 (2.70%) IBM
6 50 (2.50%) Cloudera
7 43 (2.15%) Hortonworks
8 25 (1.25%) SAP
9 18 (0.90%) VMware
10 16 (0.80%) Splunk
11 15 (0.75%) Apple
11 15 (0.75%) TIBCO
12 12 (0.60%) Facebook
12 12 (0.60%) RapidMiner
13 11 (0.55%) Actian
13 11 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
14 10 (0.50%) Teradata
15 9 (0.45%) Netezza
16 8 (0.40%) Hitachi
16 8 (0.40%) Omniture
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £450 - £550 per Day
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £ 85,000 + car allowance (5.9k) + bonus (10-15%) + pension + hea
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + Options (Early Stage)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Options (Early Stage)
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Share Options + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits, Options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Share Options + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £70k DoE + stock options
Posted: 4 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bens - shares, health +
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + equity
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £50k
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 5 days ago