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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Machine Learning
Rank 373 587 615
Rank change year-on-year
+214 +28
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 800 378 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.36% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.42% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 721 322 308
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,422 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +6.25%

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
87935 90766 89428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.82% 85.27% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72987 74501 71137
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Machine Learning within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +217 781 £60,000 - 107
London +167 570 £65,000 - 74
South East +39 78 £55,000 +15.78% 14
City of London +87 74 £72,500 +11.53% 25
North West +90 64 £60,000 - 5
Manchester +73 54 £60,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +23 44 £55,000 - 4
East of England +15 29 £47,500 +18.75% 6
South West -4 27 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 26 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire +23 21 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Cambridge +14 21 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Oxford -10 19 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Hampshire +32 16 £51,250 +28.12% 2
Bristol -11 14 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Surrey +2 12 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Basingstoke - 12 £50,000 - 2
Cheshire - 9 £37,500 - 1
Devon - 9 £37,500 -
East Midlands +5 8 £67,500 - 2
Nottinghamshire +8 7 £55,000 -
Nottingham +3 7 £55,000 -
Plymouth - 7 £32,500 -
Hertfordshire +6 6 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Scotland - 6 £56,250 - 2
South Wales +11 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Wales +9 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Cardiff 0 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Warrington - 4 £42,469 -
Egham - 4 £40,000 -

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 832 (59.99%) Python
2 615 (44.34%) Big Data
3 613 (44.20%) Analytics
4 549 (39.58%) Java
5 510 (36.77%) R
5 510 (36.77%) Algorithms
6 485 (34.97%) Computer Science
7 480 (34.61%) SQL
8 465 (33.53%) Degree
9 451 (32.52%) Hadoop
10 362 (26.10%) Mathematics
11 357 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
12 353 (25.45%) PhD
13 343 (24.73%) Finance
14 330 (23.79%) NoSQL
15 325 (23.43%) Statistics
16 318 (22.93%) C++
17 295 (21.27%) Analytical Skills
18 264 (19.03%) Data Mining
19 240 (17.30%) Software Engineering
20 234 (16.87%) Scala
21 229 (16.51%) Apache Spark
22 217 (15.65%) JavaScript
23 216 (15.57%) Visualisation
24 211 (15.21%) C#
25 207 (14.92%) MATLAB
26 204 (14.71%) Data Analytics
27 187 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
28 183 (13.19%) Natural Language Processing
29 175 (12.62%) Data Analysis

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 229 (16.51%) Apache Spark
2 120 (8.65%) SAS
3 101 (7.28%) Apache Pig
4 74 (5.34%) Elasticsearch
5 63 (4.54%) Apache
6 57 (4.11%) Node.js
7 29 (2.09%) SharePoint
8 15 (1.08%) Apache Solr
9 14 (1.01%) CMS
10 12 (0.87%) Umbraco
11 8 (0.58%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.50%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.36%) Confluence
14 4 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.22%) IPython
16 1 (0.072%) CloudStack
16 1 (0.072%) GlassFish
16 1 (0.072%) Joomla!
16 1 (0.072%) Oracle Coherence
16 1 (0.072%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.73%) SPSS
3 16 (1.15%) GNU Octave
4 14 (1.01%) Mathematica
5 10 (0.72%) MS Office
5 10 (0.72%) Weka
6 7 (0.50%) Gephi
6 7 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.43%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.14%) CPLEX
8 2 (0.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 123 (8.87%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (4.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (1.23%) SaaS
5 16 (1.15%) IaaS
6 15 (1.08%) Azure Machine Learning
7 12 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.87%) Amazon S3
7 12 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (0.79%) Google Analytics
8 11 (0.79%) PaaS
9 7 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
9 7 (0.50%) GitHub
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.072%) AdWords
11 1 (0.072%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.072%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 55 (3.97%) HTTP
2 35 (2.52%) Internet
3 21 (1.51%) Network Security
4 17 (1.23%) Firewall
5 12 (0.87%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.72%) tcpdump
7 8 (0.58%) Wireless
8 3 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.22%) Skype
9 2 (0.14%) Broadband
9 2 (0.14%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.072%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.072%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.072%) SNA
10 1 (0.072%) SSH
10 1 (0.072%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 615 (44.34%) Big Data
2 451 (32.52%) Hadoop
3 330 (23.79%) NoSQL
4 264 (19.03%) Data Mining
5 158 (11.39%) Apache Hive
6 156 (11.25%) MongoDB
7 135 (9.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 125 (9.01%) SQL Server
9 100 (7.21%) Data Warehouse
10 81 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
11 77 (5.55%) MySQL
12 66 (4.76%) Relational Database
13 49 (3.53%) QlikView
14 47 (3.39%) Mahout
15 43 (3.10%) HBase
16 42 (3.03%) Text Mining
17 40 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 39 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 38 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 36 (2.60%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 83 (5.98%) Git (software)
2 22 (1.59%) NUnit
3 21 (1.51%) Jenkins
3 21 (1.51%) Maven
4 18 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (1.23%) Subversion
6 16 (1.15%) JUnit
7 14 (1.01%) Jasmine
8 12 (0.87%) JIRA
9 11 (0.79%) Eclipse
10 9 (0.65%) Ant
10 9 (0.65%) Moq
11 8 (0.58%) Grunt
11 8 (0.58%) JMeter
12 7 (0.50%) ANTLR
12 7 (0.50%) Mercurial
13 6 (0.43%) Axure RP
13 6 (0.43%) gulp
14 5 (0.36%) TeamCity
15 4 (0.29%) Selenium
General
1 343 (24.73%) Finance
2 118 (8.51%) Marketing
3 85 (6.13%) Retail
4 45 (3.24%) Games
5 34 (2.45%) Banking
6 29 (2.09%) Advertising
6 29 (2.09%) Automotive
7 24 (1.73%) Law
8 21 (1.51%) Aerospace
9 18 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 18 (1.30%) Telecoms
10 16 (1.15%) Front Office
11 13 (0.94%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.65%) Electronics
12 9 (0.65%) Publishing
13 8 (0.58%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.43%) Music Industry
15 5 (0.36%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.072%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 455 (32.80%) Developer
2 429 (30.93%) Data Scientist
3 139 (10.02%) Senior Data Scientist
4 123 (8.87%) Java Developer
5 113 (8.15%) Python Developer
6 81 (5.84%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 79 (5.70%) Machine Learning Developer
8 78 (5.62%) Senior Developer
9 73 (5.26%) Software Engineer
10 71 (5.12%) C# Developer
11 68 (4.90%) C++ Developer
12 64 (4.61%) Architect
13 47 (3.39%) Machine Learning Engineer
14 45 (3.24%) Data Architect
15 43 (3.10%) Consultant
16 42 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
17 40 (2.88%) Analyst
18 38 (2.74%) .NET Developer
19 36 (2.60%) Big Data Engineer
20 35 (2.52%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (13.19%) Natural Language Processing
2 161 (11.61%) .NET
3 129 (9.30%) HTML
4 123 (8.87%) AngularJS
4 123 (8.87%) CSS
5 118 (8.51%) Web Services
6 89 (6.42%) D3.js
7 62 (4.47%) Spring
8 56 (4.04%) HTML5
9 54 (3.89%) Pandas
10 53 (3.82%) ASP.NET
11 52 (3.75%) SciPy
11 52 (3.75%) WCF
12 51 (3.68%) NumPy
13 46 (3.32%) XML
14 44 (3.17%) .NET Framework
15 42 (3.03%) Kafka
16 40 (2.88%) RESTful
16 40 (2.88%) WPF
17 39 (2.81%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 510 (36.77%) Algorithms
2 485 (34.97%) Computer Science
3 362 (26.10%) Mathematics
4 325 (23.43%) Statistics
5 295 (21.27%) Analytical Skills
6 216 (15.57%) Visualisation
7 158 (11.39%) Physics
8 138 (9.95%) Artificial Intelligence
9 77 (5.55%) Hedge funds
10 60 (4.33%) Mobile App
10 60 (4.33%) Neural Network
11 57 (4.11%) Applied Mathematics
12 54 (3.89%) Fintech
13 43 (3.10%) User Experience
14 38 (2.74%) Data Structures
15 24 (1.73%) Blog
16 23 (1.66%) Economics
17 22 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 22 (1.59%) Social Media
18 21 (1.51%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 136 (9.81%) Linux
2 59 (4.25%) Unix
3 34 (2.45%) Windows
4 29 (2.09%) Android
5 27 (1.95%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.94%) Ubuntu
7 12 (0.87%) Debian
8 11 (0.79%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.36%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.29%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 613 (44.20%) Analytics
2 357 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
3 240 (17.30%) Software Engineering
4 204 (14.71%) Data Analytics
5 187 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
6 175 (12.62%) Data Analysis
7 170 (12.26%) OO
8 163 (11.75%) TDD
9 118 (8.51%) Predictive Modelling
10 117 (8.44%) Predictive Analytics
11 116 (8.36%) Data Visualisation
12 105 (7.57%) Open Source
13 104 (7.50%) Statistical Modelling
14 95 (6.85%) Data Modelling
14 95 (6.85%) Mentoring
15 81 (5.84%) MapReduce
15 81 (5.84%) Statistical Analysis
16 79 (5.70%) DevOps
17 77 (5.55%) Continuous Integration
18 69 (4.97%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 832 (59.99%) Python
2 549 (39.58%) Java
3 510 (36.77%) R
4 480 (34.61%) SQL
5 318 (22.93%) C++
6 234 (16.87%) Scala
7 217 (15.65%) JavaScript
8 211 (15.21%) C#
9 207 (14.92%) MATLAB
10 99 (7.14%) C
11 66 (4.76%) Ruby
12 60 (4.33%) Perl
13 57 (4.11%) PHP
14 35 (2.52%) Erlang
15 34 (2.45%) Clojure
16 24 (1.73%) Shell Script
17 21 (1.51%) F#
18 20 (1.44%) Haskell
19 15 (1.08%) Lisp
19 15 (1.08%) Lua
Qualifications
1 465 (33.53%) Degree
2 353 (25.45%) PhD
3 18 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (1.01%) Postgraduate
5 12 (0.87%) Security Cleared
6 10 (0.72%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.36%) PMP
7 5 (0.36%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.29%) ISEB
8 4 (0.29%) MCSE
9 3 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.22%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.14%) MCDBA
10 2 (0.14%) MCITP
10 2 (0.14%) MCP
10 2 (0.14%) MCSD
11 1 (0.072%) ACCA
11 1 (0.072%) CFA
11 1 (0.072%) CIMA
11 1 (0.072%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.08%) Data Quality
2 12 (0.87%) QA
3 5 (0.36%) ISO13485
3 5 (0.36%) MISRA
3 5 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (1.37%) Docker
2 10 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.72%) Snort
3 9 (0.65%) Apache Flume
4 8 (0.58%) HDFS
5 2 (0.14%) Firmware
5 2 (0.14%) iptables
5 2 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.14%) Xen
6 1 (0.072%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (1.08%) Ansible
3 13 (0.94%) Puppet
4 7 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (0.50%) Icinga
4 7 (0.50%) Kibana
5 6 (0.43%) StatsD
6 5 (0.36%) Oozie
7 4 (0.29%) Terraform
8 3 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.22%) logstash
9 2 (0.14%) Ambari
9 2 (0.14%) Nagios
9 2 (0.14%) Salt
9 2 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 100 (7.21%) Tableau
2 85 (6.13%) Microsoft
3 52 (3.75%) Google
4 51 (3.68%) Oracle
5 26 (1.87%) Facebook
6 22 (1.59%) Bloomberg
6 22 (1.59%) Teradata
7 18 (1.30%) Splunk
8 17 (1.23%) Cloudera
9 16 (1.15%) IBM
10 14 (1.01%) VMware
11 13 (0.94%) Atlassian
12 12 (0.87%) Cognos
13 9 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (0.58%) Hortonworks
14 8 (0.58%) MicroStrategy
14 8 (0.58%) RapidMiner
15 7 (0.50%) SAP
16 6 (0.43%) Netezza
16 6 (0.43%) Palantir
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £62000 - £75500 per annum, Benefits total package roughly £110K
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension, Flexi work, Stock Options
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
DCS Recruitment
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Stott & May
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Recruit Creatives
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Recann
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
CBS butler
Salary: Bonus, Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000 - £80000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Sera Neon LTD
Salary: Pension+Life Insurance+Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 55000 - 65000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Empiric.com
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Sera Neon LTD
Salary: Pension+Life Insurance+Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Shares + Private Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £59000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optimus Search
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optimus Search
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: a competitive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + an excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Options
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £52,000 per annum Annual Bonus, Private Healthcare, Pe
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ConSol Partners
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 2 days ago