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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Machine Learning
Rank 292 539 601
Rank change year-on-year
+247 +62
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 1035 490 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.06% 0.45% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.51% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 902 405 366
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £89,000 £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
86057 95763 100141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 87.26% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 71845 78422 80737
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +230 982 £60,000 - 133
London +157 672 £65,000 +4.00% 83
South East +99 126 £55,000 +20.87% 16
City of London +72 82 £60,000 -7.69% 13
North West +46 51 £40,000 -27.27% 6
Oxfordshire - 51 £55,000 - 3
South West +52 47 £51,250 +105.00% 9
Oxford - 47 £55,000 - 1
East of England +60 45 £48,750 -2.50% 12
Manchester +28 42 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Cambridgeshire +40 39 £40,000 -17.94% 12
Cambridge +21 37 £40,000 -20.00% 12
Scotland +37 30 £50,000 +58.73% 3
Berkshire +24 26 £52,500 -26.31% 2
Surrey +33 25 £70,000 +75.00% 9
Devon +24 22 £51,250 -
Glasgow +18 22 £50,000 +43.76%
Exeter - 20 £50,000 -
Epsom - 18 £70,000 - 1
West Midlands +4 16 £32,500 -40.90%
Yorkshire +43 13 £45,000 +38.46% 7
Maidenhead - 13 £55,000 -
Reading +16 12 £42,500 -48.48% 2
Wales +11 12 £29,000 - 1
East Midlands +11 12 £30,000 -45.45% 1
Hampshire -2 12 £35,000 -30.00%
South Wales +12 11 £29,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 10 £54,000 -
Cheshire +42 9 £47,500 -56.81% 3
West Yorkshire +29 9 £38,000 +16.92% 7

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1094 (55.73%) Python
2 876 (44.63%) Analytics
3 780 (39.74%) Big Data
4 741 (37.75%) Java
5 719 (36.63%) Computer Science
6 633 (32.25%) Degree
7 629 (32.04%) SQL
8 612 (31.18%) Algorithms
9 570 (29.04%) R
10 496 (25.27%) Hadoop
11 490 (24.96%) Agile Software Development
12 489 (24.91%) PhD
13 466 (23.74%) Statistics
14 456 (23.23%) C++
15 451 (22.98%) Analytical Skills
16 439 (22.36%) Apache Spark
17 435 (22.16%) Mathematics
18 413 (21.04%) Data Mining
19 405 (20.63%) Finance
20 380 (19.36%) Software Engineering
21 367 (18.70%) Visualisation
22 364 (18.54%) NoSQL
23 329 (16.76%) Data Analytics
24 311 (15.84%) Data Analysis
25 294 (14.98%) Scala
26 291 (14.82%) Amazon AWS
27 285 (14.52%) JavaScript
28 263 (13.40%) MATLAB
29 257 (13.09%) TDD
30 255 (12.99%) Artificial 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
1 439 (22.36%) Apache Spark
2 177 (9.02%) SAS
3 102 (5.20%) Apache Pig
4 85 (4.33%) Apache
4 85 (4.33%) Elasticsearch
5 45 (2.29%) Tomcat
6 26 (1.32%) SharePoint
7 16 (0.82%) Apache Solr
7 16 (0.82%) JBoss
8 15 (0.76%) WildFly
9 11 (0.56%) IPython
9 11 (0.56%) Jupyter
10 9 (0.46%) GlassFish
10 9 (0.46%) Jetty
11 6 (0.31%) DNN
11 6 (0.31%) nginx
12 4 (0.20%) Confluence
13 3 (0.15%) CMS
14 2 (0.10%) IIS
14 2 (0.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 71 (3.62%) SPSS
2 39 (1.99%) MS Excel
3 17 (0.87%) GNU Octave
4 10 (0.51%) MS Office
5 9 (0.46%) Mathematica
6 8 (0.41%) Gephi
7 7 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (0.31%) Weka
9 1 (0.051%) EViews
9 1 (0.051%) Mathcad
9 1 (0.051%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.051%) Stata
Business Applications
1 18 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.56%) ReMetrica
3 9 (0.46%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.051%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.051%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.051%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 291 (14.82%) Amazon AWS
2 151 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
4 64 (3.26%) PaaS
5 61 (3.11%) Amazon S3
6 56 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
7 54 (2.75%) GitHub
8 43 (2.19%) IaaS
9 33 (1.68%) Amazon EMR
9 33 (1.68%) SaaS
10 32 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 19 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
12 17 (0.87%) Azure Machine Learning
13 16 (0.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 11 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
15 8 (0.41%) Data Lake Analytics
16 6 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
17 4 (0.20%) Google Play
18 3 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
18 3 (0.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.34%) Internet
2 17 (0.87%) HTTP
3 14 (0.71%) Firewall
4 9 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.25%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.25%) Network Security
5 5 (0.25%) SSL
5 5 (0.25%) Wireless
6 4 (0.20%) DNS
6 4 (0.20%) tcpdump
7 3 (0.15%) Skype
8 2 (0.10%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.10%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.10%) Multicast
9 1 (0.051%) AMQP
9 1 (0.051%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.051%) VPN
9 1 (0.051%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.051%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 780 (39.74%) Big Data
2 496 (25.27%) Hadoop
3 413 (21.04%) Data Mining
4 364 (18.54%) NoSQL
5 194 (9.88%) Apache Hive
6 172 (8.76%) MongoDB
7 169 (8.61%) SQL Server
8 157 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 133 (6.78%) Relational Database
10 127 (6.47%) PostgreSQL
11 117 (5.96%) MySQL
12 105 (5.35%) Data Warehouse
13 63 (3.21%) QlikView
14 59 (3.01%) Neo4j
15 58 (2.95%) Amazon Redshift
16 53 (2.70%) RDBMS
17 48 (2.45%) HBase
18 47 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 46 (2.34%) Impala
20 43 (2.19%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 176 (8.97%) Git (software)
2 94 (4.79%) Jenkins
3 50 (2.55%) Vagrant
4 37 (1.88%) Cucumber
5 29 (1.48%) RSpec
6 27 (1.38%) JIRA
7 26 (1.32%) Maven
8 21 (1.07%) Subversion
9 18 (0.92%) JUnit
9 18 (0.92%) NUnit
10 15 (0.76%) Yeoman
11 14 (0.71%) Selenium
11 14 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (0.71%) TeamCity
12 12 (0.61%) Eclipse
12 12 (0.61%) Visual Studio
13 11 (0.56%) Grunt
14 10 (0.51%) NetBeans
15 8 (0.41%) Bitbucket
15 8 (0.41%) IntelliJ
General
1 405 (20.63%) Finance
2 165 (8.41%) Marketing
3 76 (3.87%) Advertising
3 76 (3.87%) Retail
4 63 (3.21%) Telecoms
5 52 (2.65%) Banking
6 50 (2.55%) Games
7 37 (1.88%) Manufacturing
8 34 (1.73%) Law
9 28 (1.43%) Publishing
10 17 (0.87%) Electronics
11 16 (0.82%) Front Office
11 16 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (0.51%) Legal
13 9 (0.46%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.31%) Back Office
15 5 (0.25%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.25%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.20%) Automotive
17 3 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 621 (31.64%) Data Scientist
2 559 (28.48%) Developer
3 170 (8.66%) Java Developer
4 169 (8.61%) Senior Data Scientist
5 162 (8.25%) Software Engineer
6 116 (5.91%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 110 (5.60%) Senior Developer
8 104 (5.30%) Python Developer
9 95 (4.84%) Analyst
10 93 (4.74%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 82 (4.18%) Machine Learning Developer
12 80 (4.08%) Architect
13 75 (3.82%) Java Engineer
14 74 (3.77%) Consultant
15 69 (3.52%) C# Developer
16 64 (3.26%) Data Engineer
17 62 (3.16%) Software Developer
18 55 (2.80%) Lead Developer
19 51 (2.60%) Data Analyst
19 51 (2.60%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (9.83%) HTML
2 186 (9.48%) Natural Language Processing
3 182 (9.27%) CSS
4 169 (8.61%) .NET
5 156 (7.95%) Web Services
6 124 (6.32%) AngularJS
7 123 (6.27%) HTML5
8 107 (5.45%) Spring
9 103 (5.25%) Node.js
10 95 (4.84%) D3.js
11 94 (4.79%) REST
12 92 (4.69%) RESTful
13 66 (3.36%) CSS3
14 65 (3.31%) scikit-learn
15 62 (3.16%) NumPy
16 56 (2.85%) JSON
17 52 (2.65%) Pandas
18 51 (2.60%) SciPy
19 48 (2.45%) Kafka
20 46 (2.34%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 719 (36.63%) Computer Science
2 612 (31.18%) Algorithms
3 466 (23.74%) Statistics
4 451 (22.98%) Analytical Skills
5 435 (22.16%) Mathematics
6 367 (18.70%) Visualisation
7 255 (12.99%) Artificial Intelligence
8 208 (10.60%) Physics
9 112 (5.71%) Neural Network
10 76 (3.87%) Fintech
11 75 (3.82%) Hedge funds
12 61 (3.11%) Mobile App
13 60 (3.06%) Data Structures
14 49 (2.50%) CUDA
15 45 (2.29%) User Experience
16 40 (2.04%) Data Integration
17 29 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
18 26 (1.32%) Applied Mathematics
18 26 (1.32%) Life Science
19 25 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 212 (10.80%) Linux
2 90 (4.58%) Unix
3 74 (3.77%) Windows
4 44 (2.24%) Android
5 43 (2.19%) Apple iOS
6 17 (0.87%) CentOS
7 12 (0.61%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.46%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.15%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.051%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 876 (44.63%) Analytics
2 490 (24.96%) Agile Software Development
3 380 (19.36%) Software Engineering
4 329 (16.76%) Data Analytics
5 311 (15.84%) Data Analysis
6 257 (13.09%) TDD
7 183 (9.32%) Predictive Modelling
8 179 (9.12%) Open Source
9 175 (8.91%) Statistical Modelling
10 174 (8.86%) OO
11 173 (8.81%) Scrum
12 170 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
13 160 (8.15%) Data Visualisation
14 149 (7.59%) MapReduce
15 127 (6.47%) Statistical Analysis
16 123 (6.27%) Predictive Analytics
17 121 (6.16%) DevOps
18 112 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
19 108 (5.50%) Bayesian Methods
20 103 (5.25%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1094 (55.73%) Python
2 741 (37.75%) Java
3 629 (32.04%) SQL
4 570 (29.04%) R
5 456 (23.23%) C++
6 294 (14.98%) Scala
7 285 (14.52%) JavaScript
8 263 (13.40%) MATLAB
9 223 (11.36%) C#
10 112 (5.71%) C
11 102 (5.20%) Ruby
12 78 (3.97%) Clojure
13 58 (2.95%) PHP
14 47 (2.39%) Perl
15 37 (1.88%) Bash Shell
15 37 (1.88%) Go
16 30 (1.53%) VBA
17 26 (1.32%) Haskell
18 24 (1.22%) T-SQL
19 22 (1.12%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 633 (32.25%) Degree
2 489 (24.91%) PhD
3 48 (2.45%) Security Cleared
4 29 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.66%) BC Cleared
6 11 (0.56%) MCAD
6 11 (0.56%) MCPD
6 11 (0.56%) MCSD
6 11 (0.56%) MCTS
7 9 (0.46%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.46%) Postgraduate
8 7 (0.36%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.31%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.25%) PMP
11 3 (0.15%) CCNA
11 3 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.15%) MCITP
11 3 (0.15%) MCSA
12 2 (0.10%) ISEB
12 2 (0.10%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (1.58%) QA
2 15 (0.76%) Data Quality
3 13 (0.66%) GCP
4 3 (0.15%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.15%) SLA
5 1 (0.051%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.051%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.051%) MISRA
5 1 (0.051%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.051%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 129 (6.57%) Docker
2 46 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
3 36 (1.83%) VirtualBox
4 26 (1.32%) HDFS
5 19 (0.97%) Xen
6 15 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (0.41%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.36%) Active Directory
8 7 (0.36%) Snort
9 5 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.20%) KVM
11 3 (0.15%) Firmware
12 1 (0.051%) LXC
12 1 (0.051%) Varnish
12 1 (0.051%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 57 (2.90%) Puppet
2 39 (1.99%) Kubernetes
3 32 (1.63%) Ansible
4 31 (1.58%) Mesos
5 16 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.51%) logstash
7 7 (0.36%) Kibana
8 6 (0.31%) Salt
9 5 (0.25%) Nagios
10 4 (0.20%) OSSEC
10 4 (0.20%) StatsD
10 4 (0.20%) Terraform
11 3 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.10%) Graphite
13 1 (0.051%) EMC NetWorker
13 1 (0.051%) Graylog
13 1 (0.051%) Marathon
Vendors
1 116 (5.91%) Tableau
2 88 (4.48%) Oracle
3 73 (3.72%) Microsoft
4 61 (3.11%) Google
5 52 (2.65%) IBM
6 44 (2.24%) Cloudera
7 40 (2.04%) Hortonworks
8 22 (1.12%) SAP
9 17 (0.87%) TIBCO
10 16 (0.82%) VMware
11 14 (0.71%) Facebook
11 14 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
12 13 (0.66%) Apple
12 13 (0.66%) RapidMiner
13 12 (0.61%) Omniture
13 12 (0.61%) Teradata
14 11 (0.56%) Actian
15 9 (0.46%) Netezza
16 8 (0.41%) Splunk
16 8 (0.41%) Wall Street Systems
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Acumin
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Options (Early Stage)
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Generous holidays
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + equity, bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent company benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Options (Early Stage)
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £58 000 - £75 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £58 000 - £75 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + benefits + options
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + options
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago