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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Machine Learning
Rank 650 723 818
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +95
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 237 204 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.17% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.21% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 221 188 54
Average salary £60,000 £47,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.65% -23.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,250 £71,250 £76,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%

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
90768 98741 87630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.20% 82.72% 80.75%
Number of salaries quoted 73820 80272 72083
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 June 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Machine Learning within the UK over the 3 months to 3 June 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 +72 236 £60,000 +27.65% 32
London +93 196 £62,500 +16.27% 28
East of England +11 19 £50,000 +33.33% 2
City of London +45 18 £60,000 -4.00% 6
Cambridgeshire +10 15 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Cambridge +14 13 £47,500 +26.66% 2
South East 0 12 £56,250 +32.35% 1
Surbiton - 8 £36,000 - 1
Surrey +24 5 £62,500 +66.66%
Guildford +15 4 £75,000 +100.00%
Leeds - 4 £31,250 -
Manchester - 4 £62,500 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £31,250 -
Yorkshire - 4 £31,250 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £60,000 -
North West - 4 £62,500 -
Hampshire -2 3 £45,500 +7.05% 1
Berkshire - 3 £85,000 -
Slough - 3 £85,000 -
Potters Bar - 2 £60,000 -
Hook - 2 £45,500 -
Woking +26 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Oxford 0 1 £32,500 -45.83%
Oxfordshire -7 1 £32,500 -23.52%
South West -9 1 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Scotland - 1 £42,500 -
Devon - 1 £30,000 -
Plymouth - 1 £30,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £42,500 -
Abingdon - 1 £32,500 -

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 215 (50.83%) Python
2 198 (46.81%) Analytics
3 197 (46.57%) Algorithms
4 190 (44.92%) Big Data
5 181 (42.79%) Computer Science
6 157 (37.12%) Java
7 154 (36.41%) Mathematics
8 146 (34.52%) R
9 140 (33.10%) Degree
10 133 (31.44%) PhD
11 129 (30.50%) SQL
12 126 (29.79%) Hadoop
13 122 (28.84%) Statistics
14 110 (26.00%) C++
15 104 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
16 92 (21.75%) Data Mining
16 92 (21.75%) Finance
17 89 (21.04%) NoSQL
18 84 (19.86%) Artificial Intelligence
19 70 (16.55%) Analytical Skills
20 68 (16.08%) Statistical Modelling
21 66 (15.60%) MATLAB
22 64 (15.13%) Software Engineering
23 63 (14.89%) Predictive Analytics
24 57 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
25 56 (13.24%) Natural Language Processing
26 49 (11.58%) Scala
27 47 (11.11%) OO
27 47 (11.11%) Neural Network
28 46 (10.87%) Physics

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (10.64%) SAS
2 34 (8.04%) Apache Spark
3 31 (7.33%) Apache Pig
4 22 (5.20%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (2.84%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.36%) Apache Solr
7 9 (2.13%) Node.js
8 7 (1.65%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.71%) CMS
10 2 (0.47%) Apache
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (3.07%) SPSS
2 8 (1.89%) Weka
3 4 (0.95%) CPLEX
3 4 (0.95%) Stata
3 4 (0.95%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.47%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.47%) Mathematica
5 2 (0.47%) MS Office
6 1 (0.24%) Gephi
6 1 (0.24%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.18%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.71%) SaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.60%) HTTP
2 9 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.18%) SNMP
4 3 (0.71%) Firewall
4 3 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (44.92%) Big Data
2 126 (29.79%) Hadoop
3 92 (21.75%) Data Mining
4 89 (21.04%) NoSQL
5 41 (9.69%) MongoDB
6 40 (9.46%) Apache Hive
7 29 (6.86%) SQL Server
8 21 (4.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 21 (4.96%) MySQL
8 21 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (4.02%) HDInsight
9 17 (4.02%) QlikView
10 16 (3.78%) Text Mining
11 13 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (2.84%) Mahout
13 11 (2.60%) HBase
14 8 (1.89%) Relational Database
15 7 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (1.65%) Maven
2 4 (0.95%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.71%) JUnit
3 3 (0.71%) JMeter
4 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.24%) Toad
4 1 (0.24%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.24%) Subversion
4 1 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.24%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
General
1 92 (21.75%) Finance
2 26 (6.15%) Marketing
3 24 (5.67%) Retail
4 15 (3.55%) Games
5 10 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (1.65%) Banking
7 5 (1.18%) Law
7 5 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.95%) Publishing
9 2 (0.47%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) German Language
10 1 (0.24%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 170 (40.19%) Data Scientist
2 121 (28.61%) Developer
3 47 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 22 (5.20%) Software Engineer
5 21 (4.96%) C++ Developer
6 16 (3.78%) Consultant
7 13 (3.07%) Analyst
7 13 (3.07%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 12 (2.84%) Microsoft BI Consultant
8 12 (2.84%) Microsoft Consultant
8 12 (2.84%) Business Consultant
9 11 (2.60%) Senior Developer
9 11 (2.60%) Quantitative Developer
9 11 (2.60%) Python Developer
9 11 (2.60%) Research Engineer
10 9 (2.13%) Architect
10 9 (2.13%) Junior
10 9 (2.13%) Research Scientist
11 8 (1.89%) Data Analyst
11 8 (1.89%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (13.24%) Natural Language Processing
2 27 (6.38%) .NET
3 25 (5.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 25 (5.91%) STL
4 21 (4.96%) CSS
5 20 (4.73%) HTML
6 19 (4.49%) Web Services
7 18 (4.26%) Spring
8 17 (4.02%) D3.js
9 14 (3.31%) HTML5
9 14 (3.31%) Pandas
10 12 (2.84%) AngularJS
11 11 (2.60%) XML
11 11 (2.60%) Java EE
11 11 (2.60%) jQuery
12 10 (2.36%) RESTful
12 10 (2.36%) REST
12 10 (2.36%) scikit-learn
13 9 (2.13%) ASP.NET
14 8 (1.89%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 197 (46.57%) Algorithms
2 181 (42.79%) Computer Science
3 154 (36.41%) Mathematics
4 122 (28.84%) Statistics
5 84 (19.86%) Artificial Intelligence
6 70 (16.55%) Analytical Skills
7 47 (11.11%) Neural Network
8 46 (10.87%) Physics
8 46 (10.87%) Visualisation
9 40 (9.46%) Data Structures
10 26 (6.15%) Applied Mathematics
11 25 (5.91%) Mobile App
12 24 (5.67%) Social Media
13 19 (4.49%) Clustering
14 13 (3.07%) Digital Media
15 11 (2.60%) Economics
16 10 (2.36%) Hedge funds
17 8 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
17 8 (1.89%) Smart Meter
17 8 (1.89%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 40 (9.46%) Linux
2 17 (4.02%) Android
3 16 (3.78%) Windows
4 14 (3.31%) UNIX
5 7 (1.65%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.18%) CentOS
7 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (46.81%) Analytics
2 104 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (16.08%) Statistical Modelling
4 64 (15.13%) Software Engineering
5 63 (14.89%) Predictive Analytics
6 57 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
7 47 (11.11%) OO
8 41 (9.69%) Bayesian Methods
9 30 (7.09%) MapReduce
9 30 (7.09%) Predictive Modelling
10 29 (6.86%) E-Commerce
11 28 (6.62%) Data Analysis
11 28 (6.62%) TDD
12 27 (6.38%) Statistical Analysis
12 27 (6.38%) Data Modelling
13 26 (6.15%) Performance Management
14 25 (5.91%) Multithreading
14 25 (5.91%) Open Source
15 24 (5.67%) Logistic Regression
16 21 (4.96%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 215 (50.83%) Python
2 157 (37.12%) Java
3 146 (34.52%) R
4 129 (30.50%) SQL
5 110 (26.00%) C++
6 66 (15.60%) MATLAB
7 49 (11.58%) Scala
8 41 (9.69%) C#
9 39 (9.22%) JavaScript
10 33 (7.80%) C
11 31 (7.33%) Ruby
12 20 (4.73%) Clojure
13 10 (2.36%) Perl
14 5 (1.18%) Haskell
15 4 (0.95%) Go
15 4 (0.95%) Embedded C++
16 3 (0.71%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.71%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.47%) F#
17 2 (0.47%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 140 (33.10%) Degree
2 133 (31.44%) PhD
3 7 (1.65%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.65%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.95%) PMP
5 4 (0.95%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.24%) HDFS
Vendors
1 28 (6.62%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.15%) Tableau
3 23 (5.44%) Oracle
4 12 (2.84%) Google
5 5 (1.18%) IBM
6 4 (0.95%) Cognos
7 3 (0.71%) Business Objects
7 3 (0.71%) SAP
7 3 (0.71%) Informatica
7 3 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (0.71%) Splunk
7 3 (0.71%) Cloudera
8 2 (0.47%) Apple
8 2 (0.47%) Sybase
9 1 (0.24%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.24%) Netezza
9 1 (0.24%) Talend
9 1 (0.24%) Facebook
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
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Purple Consultancy
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
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Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + be - equity, pens, health
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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