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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Machine Learning
UK
Rank 248 379 591
Rank change year-on-year
+131 +212
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 1066 822 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.26% 0.82% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.92% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 893 744 339
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £42,469 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%

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
75139 88872 92319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.69% 88.15% 86.53%
Number of salaries quoted 61840 73780 75650
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 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £73,500 £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 20 February 2017 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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +123 1021 £60,000 - 217
London +38 599 £65,000 +4.00% 133
South East +131 154 £50,000 -9.09% 22
East of England +103 110 £55,000 +15.78% 32
Cambridgeshire +60 84 £57,500 +21.05% 24
Cambridge +55 84 £57,500 +21.05% 22
City of London +35 79 £65,000 - 27
North West -11 70 £52,500 -12.50% 10
Manchester -30 58 £52,500 -12.50% 7
South West +51 57 £40,000 -23.80% 8
Oxfordshire +24 53 £42,500 -22.72% 6
Oxford +30 39 £42,500 -22.72% 5
Scotland +52 33 £45,000 -20.00% 7
Surrey +61 28 £65,000 +44.44% 2
Hampshire +29 28 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Edinburgh +22 24 £71,500 +19.16% 6
Dorset - 19 £40,000 - 2
Berkshire +59 18 £65,000 +8.33% 6
Southampton +25 16 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Poole - 16 £40,000 - 2
Yorkshire +31 15 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Bristol -1 14 £47,500 -9.52% 4
Middlesex - 13 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire +33 12 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Leeds +31 12 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Plymouth +17 12 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Hertfordshire +15 12 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Devon +4 12 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Egham +23 11 - -
West Midlands +40 10 £42,500 -29.16% 3

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 1129 (57.57%) Python
2 738 (37.63%) Big Data
3 706 (36.00%) Analytics
4 664 (33.86%) Java
5 646 (32.94%) Algorithms
6 578 (29.47%) Computer Science
7 573 (29.22%) Degree
8 569 (29.02%) Mathematics
9 540 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
10 533 (27.18%) SQL
11 527 (26.87%) PhD
12 518 (26.42%) R
13 438 (22.34%) C++
14 435 (22.18%) Hadoop
15 417 (21.26%) Apache Spark
16 402 (20.50%) Finance
17 378 (19.28%) Statistics
18 377 (19.22%) Software Engineering
19 360 (18.36%) C#
20 290 (14.79%) NoSQL
21 287 (14.64%) Scala
22 286 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
23 284 (14.48%) JavaScript
24 265 (13.51%) Artificial Intelligence
25 260 (13.26%) Amazon AWS
26 247 (12.60%) Physics
27 231 (11.78%) Data Mining
28 230 (11.73%) Visualisation
29 223 (11.37%) TDD
30 219 (11.17%) Business Intelligence

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
1 417 (21.26%) Apache Spark
2 171 (8.72%) SAS
3 101 (5.15%) Apache
4 98 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
5 61 (3.11%) Apache Pig
6 30 (1.53%) Apache Solr
7 29 (1.48%) Tomcat
8 15 (0.76%) SharePoint
9 14 (0.71%) CMS
10 10 (0.51%) Tornado
11 9 (0.46%) Confluence
11 9 (0.46%) DNN
12 7 (0.36%) JBoss
13 6 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
13 6 (0.31%) Luigi
14 5 (0.25%) Drupal
14 5 (0.25%) nginx
15 4 (0.20%) IIS
16 3 (0.15%) ArcGIS
16 3 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 65 (3.31%) SPSS
2 60 (3.06%) MS Excel
3 28 (1.43%) Stata
4 21 (1.07%) GNU Octave
5 11 (0.56%) MS Office
6 8 (0.41%) EViews
6 8 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.15%) Gephi
7 3 (0.15%) Weka
8 2 (0.10%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.051%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.051%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.41%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.10%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.051%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.051%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.051%) Oracle AML
4 1 (0.051%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.051%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 260 (13.26%) Amazon AWS
2 144 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (4.33%) Cloud Computing
4 71 (3.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 52 (2.65%) SaaS
6 39 (1.99%) PaaS
7 36 (1.84%) GitHub
8 33 (1.68%) Amazon EMR
9 23 (1.17%) Amazon S3
10 22 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
11 21 (1.07%) Azure Machine Learning
12 14 (0.71%) IaaS
13 9 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
14 8 (0.41%) Heroku
15 7 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
15 7 (0.36%) Data Lake Analytics
15 7 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 5 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 5 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
17 4 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.60%) Internet
2 10 (0.51%) HTTP
3 5 (0.25%) Network Security
3 5 (0.25%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.20%) AMQP
5 3 (0.15%) Firewall
5 3 (0.15%) MVNO
6 2 (0.10%) ATM
6 2 (0.10%) IPsec
6 2 (0.10%) MQTT
7 1 (0.051%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.051%) LAN
7 1 (0.051%) PPP
7 1 (0.051%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.051%) WAN
7 1 (0.051%) Wireless
7 1 (0.051%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.051%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 738 (37.63%) Big Data
2 435 (22.18%) Hadoop
3 290 (14.79%) NoSQL
4 231 (11.78%) Data Mining
5 197 (10.05%) MongoDB
6 144 (7.34%) SQL Server
7 119 (6.07%) Apache Hive
8 117 (5.97%) Relational Database
9 97 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
10 96 (4.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 77 (3.93%) MySQL
12 76 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
13 60 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 52 (2.65%) Neo4j
14 52 (2.65%) Redis
15 51 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 40 (2.04%) RDBMS
16 40 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 37 (1.89%) Power BI
18 34 (1.73%) GIS
Development Applications
1 166 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 46 (2.35%) Jenkins
3 27 (1.38%) Maven
3 27 (1.38%) Subversion
4 25 (1.27%) NUnit
5 19 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (0.92%) Gradle
6 18 (0.92%) JIRA
6 18 (0.92%) TeamCity
7 17 (0.87%) gulp
8 14 (0.71%) Selenium
9 13 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (0.66%) Vagrant
10 12 (0.61%) JUnit
11 11 (0.56%) CMake
12 10 (0.51%) Ant
12 10 (0.51%) Grunt
12 10 (0.51%) Karma Test Runner
13 9 (0.46%) Visual Studio
14 7 (0.36%) Apache Continuum
General
1 402 (20.50%) Finance
2 159 (8.11%) Marketing
3 67 (3.42%) Games
3 67 (3.42%) Retail
4 66 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 58 (2.96%) Banking
6 53 (2.70%) Advertising
7 44 (2.24%) Electronics
8 38 (1.94%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.43%) Automotive
10 27 (1.38%) Publishing
11 25 (1.27%) Financial Institution
12 19 (0.97%) Legal
13 13 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.46%) Law
14 9 (0.46%) Military
15 8 (0.41%) Back Office
16 7 (0.36%) French Language
16 7 (0.36%) Front Office
17 5 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 634 (32.33%) Developer
2 523 (26.67%) Data Scientist
3 167 (8.52%) Java Developer
4 160 (8.16%) Software Engineer
5 149 (7.60%) Senior Developer
6 133 (6.78%) Senior Data Scientist
7 119 (6.07%) Python Developer
8 101 (5.15%) Software Developer
9 92 (4.69%) C# Developer
10 91 (4.64%) .NET Developer
10 91 (4.64%) Architect
11 90 (4.59%) Data Engineer
12 85 (4.33%) Machine Learning Developer
12 85 (4.33%) Machine Learning Engineer
13 84 (4.28%) C++ Developer
14 81 (4.13%) Machine Learning Scientist
15 72 (3.67%) Analyst
16 65 (3.31%) C# .NET Developer
17 62 (3.16%) Lead Developer
18 60 (3.06%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (10.35%) .NET
2 154 (7.85%) Natural Language Processing
3 140 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 126 (6.43%) RESTful
5 125 (6.37%) Web Services
6 124 (6.32%) HTML
7 117 (5.97%) Node.js
8 105 (5.35%) CSS
9 90 (4.59%) ASP.NET
10 82 (4.18%) REST
11 81 (4.13%) React
12 78 (3.98%) Django
12 78 (3.98%) Spring
13 68 (3.47%) NumPy
14 64 (3.26%) Pandas
15 63 (3.21%) Flask
16 58 (2.96%) scikit-learn
17 52 (2.65%) HTML5
18 49 (2.50%) STL
19 47 (2.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 646 (32.94%) Algorithms
2 578 (29.47%) Computer Science
3 286 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
4 78 (3.98%) User Experience
5 75 (3.82%) Fintech
6 66 (3.37%) Mobile App
7 58 (2.96%) Data Structures
8 51 (2.60%) Robotics
9 35 (1.78%) Hedge funds
9 35 (1.78%) Internet of Things
10 32 (1.63%) Social Media
11 30 (1.53%) CUDA
12 29 (1.48%) Credit Risk
13 27 (1.38%) Augmented Reality
14 24 (1.22%) Xbox
15 23 (1.17%) Management Information System
16 21 (1.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 20 (1.02%) Semantic Web
18 19 (0.97%) Client/Server
19 14 (0.71%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 191 (9.74%) Linux
2 56 (2.86%) Windows
3 51 (2.60%) Unix
4 30 (1.53%) Android
5 19 (0.97%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.10%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.10%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.051%) CentOS
7 1 (0.051%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.051%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 706 (36.00%) Analytics
2 569 (29.02%) Mathematics
3 540 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
4 378 (19.28%) Statistics
5 377 (19.22%) Software Engineering
6 265 (13.51%) Artificial Intelligence
7 247 (12.60%) Physics
8 230 (11.73%) Visualisation
9 223 (11.37%) TDD
10 219 (11.17%) Business Intelligence
11 201 (10.25%) Data Analytics
12 192 (9.79%) Deep Learning
13 180 (9.18%) Data Analysis
14 168 (8.57%) OO
15 164 (8.36%) DevOps
16 162 (8.26%) Open Source
17 151 (7.70%) Scrum
18 149 (7.60%) Predictive Analytics
19 131 (6.68%) Continuous Integration
20 128 (6.53%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1129 (57.57%) Python
2 664 (33.86%) Java
3 533 (27.18%) SQL
4 518 (26.42%) R
5 438 (22.34%) C++
6 360 (18.36%) C#
7 287 (14.64%) Scala
8 284 (14.48%) JavaScript
9 200 (10.20%) MATLAB
10 168 (8.57%) C
11 99 (5.05%) Ruby
12 60 (3.06%) PHP
13 34 (1.73%) Perl
14 32 (1.63%) Bash Shell
15 31 (1.58%) VBA
16 24 (1.22%) Go
17 20 (1.02%) Clojure
18 19 (0.97%) Groovy
19 18 (0.92%) T-SQL
20 17 (0.87%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 573 (29.22%) Degree
2 527 (26.87%) PhD
3 31 (1.58%) Security Cleared
4 18 (0.92%) BC Cleared
5 17 (0.87%) Postgraduate
6 14 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.41%) CISSP
8 6 (0.31%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.25%) CEH
9 5 (0.25%) GCIH
9 5 (0.25%) OSCP
9 5 (0.25%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.20%) MCP
11 3 (0.15%) PMP
12 2 (0.10%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.10%) CISA
12 2 (0.10%) CISM
12 2 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.10%) MCSD
12 2 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (2.65%) QA
2 29 (1.48%) ISO 9001
3 27 (1.38%) ISO 14001
4 25 (1.27%) GCP
5 23 (1.17%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.56%) SLA
7 5 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.15%) GPG13
9 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.051%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.051%) ISO13485
System Software
1 98 (5.00%) Docker
2 27 (1.38%) Firmware
3 17 (0.87%) HDFS
4 9 (0.46%) Snort
4 9 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.36%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.36%) Xen
6 6 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.31%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.20%) LXC
8 2 (0.10%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.10%) KVM
9 1 (0.051%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 1 (0.051%) zsh
Systems Management
1 34 (1.73%) Ansible
2 30 (1.53%) Puppet
3 23 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (1.07%) Kubernetes
5 15 (0.76%) Ambari
6 11 (0.56%) Mesos
7 10 (0.51%) Kibana
7 10 (0.51%) logstash
8 6 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (0.25%) Fluentd
9 5 (0.25%) Oozie
9 5 (0.25%) QRadar
9 5 (0.25%) Terraform
10 4 (0.20%) Packer
10 4 (0.20%) Salt
11 3 (0.15%) CSIRT
12 2 (0.10%) Capistrano
12 2 (0.10%) Dokku
12 2 (0.10%) Grafana
12 2 (0.10%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 117 (5.97%) Google
2 100 (5.10%) Microsoft
3 73 (3.72%) Tableau
4 56 (2.86%) Oracle
5 41 (2.09%) SAP
6 30 (1.53%) IBM
7 23 (1.17%) Cloudera
8 21 (1.07%) Twitter
9 20 (1.02%) Hortonworks
10 19 (0.97%) Facebook
11 16 (0.82%) Intel
12 13 (0.66%) Splunk
13 10 (0.51%) Apple
13 10 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (0.46%) MEDITECH
14 9 (0.46%) Rackspace
14 9 (0.46%) RapidMiner
14 9 (0.46%) VMware
15 8 (0.41%) Alteryx
16 7 (0.36%) MapR
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified DOE + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Healthcare, Bonus package
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + equity
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Greater Manchester
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Share Options
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Central London / West End
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Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
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City, London
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
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London
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London
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City, London
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 Per Annum 35-55K + Benefits
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + stock options.
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City, London
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum + benfits
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Stock Options + More
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South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens
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Cambridgeshire
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