The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Machine Learning 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Machine Learning
Rank 697 770 831
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +61
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 242 118 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.10% 0.059%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.32% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 228 87 70
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £70,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,750 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% -38.92%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
40142 36662 40518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 32.71% 32.42% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 31770 29736 34276
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 Miscellaneous 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 16 April 2014 within the UK.

Machine Learning Salary Histogram in the UK

Machine Learning
Top 21 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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +77 239 £47,500 -20.83% 18
London +31 177 £60,000 -4.00% 11
South East +21 35 £42,500 +11.84% 2
Cambridgeshire +17 20 £36,250 -12.12% 5
East of England +12 20 £36,250 -12.12% 5
Cambridge +31 19 £35,000 -15.15% 3
Oxfordshire +6 18 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Warwickshire - 12 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 12 £42,500 -
Oxford - 10 £60,000 - 1
Hampshire 0 9 £42,500 +11.84% 1
City of London -25 9 £60,000 -4.00% 3
Surrey - 8 £47,500 -
Southampton - 6 £42,500 - 1
Woking - 5 £50,000 -
South West -12 3 £45,000 -18.18%
Bournemouth - 3 £45,000 -
Dorset - 3 £45,000 -
Guildford - 3 £37,500 -
Canary Wharf +5 1 £85,000 +41.66%
Romsey - 1 £32,500 -

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 231 (62.26%) Java
2 195 (52.56%) Big Data
3 175 (47.17%) Computer Science
4 154 (41.51%) Python
4 154 (41.51%) Hadoop
5 141 (38.01%) Degree
6 127 (34.23%) Software Engineering
7 113 (30.46%) Mathematics
7 113 (30.46%) R
8 107 (28.84%) Statistics
9 105 (28.30%) Scala
10 98 (26.42%) C++
11 94 (25.34%) Analytics
12 73 (19.68%) PhD
12 73 (19.68%) Apache Hive
13 72 (19.41%) OO
14 69 (18.60%) C#
14 69 (18.60%) Natural Language Processing
15 68 (18.33%) Data Mining
16 67 (18.06%) NoSQL
17 62 (16.71%) Artificial Intelligence
18 55 (14.82%) MapReduce
19 53 (14.29%) Physics
20 50 (13.48%) MATLAB
21 48 (12.94%) Apache Cassandra
22 47 (12.67%) TDD
23 44 (11.86%) Games
24 43 (11.59%) Linux
25 39 (10.51%) HTML
26 38 (10.24%) SQL

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 34 (9.16%) Apache Pig
2 14 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (3.50%) SAS
4 8 (2.16%) Node.js
5 7 (1.89%) Tornado
5 7 (1.89%) Zope
6 4 (1.08%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.08%) Plone
7 1 (0.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (2.96%) SPSS
2 5 (1.35%) Stata
3 3 (0.81%) Mathematica
3 3 (0.81%) S-PLUS
3 3 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.27%) MS Office
4 1 (0.27%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.89%) GitHub
3 4 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.81%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.85%) Internet
2 9 (2.43%) HTTP
3 5 (1.35%) Wireless
3 5 (1.35%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (52.56%) Big Data
2 154 (41.51%) Hadoop
3 73 (19.68%) Apache Hive
4 68 (18.33%) Data Mining
5 67 (18.06%) NoSQL
6 48 (12.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 38 (10.24%) MySQL
7 38 (10.24%) MongoDB
8 27 (7.28%) Mahout
9 21 (5.66%) Redis
10 16 (4.31%) HBase
11 12 (3.23%) Text Mining
12 10 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (2.70%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.89%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 1 (0.27%) BigTable
15 1 (0.27%) Amazon Redshift
15 1 (0.27%) STATISTICA
Development Applications
1 9 (2.43%) Jasmine
1 9 (2.43%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.62%) PyUnit
2 6 (1.62%) JUnit
3 5 (1.35%) Subversion
4 3 (0.81%) Ant
5 2 (0.54%) Selenium
6 1 (0.27%) JIRA
General
1 44 (11.86%) Games
2 31 (8.36%) Finance
3 14 (3.77%) Marketing
4 10 (2.70%) Front Office
5 5 (1.35%) Retail
5 5 (1.35%) Advertising
6 3 (0.81%) Law
7 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.54%) Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 171 (46.09%) Developer
2 90 (24.26%) Data Scientist
3 74 (19.95%) Java Developer
4 40 (10.78%) Programmer
5 38 (10.24%) Software Engineer
6 24 (6.47%) Python Developer
7 20 (5.39%) Java Programmer
8 17 (4.58%) C++ Developer
9 16 (4.31%) Analyst
9 16 (4.31%) iOS Developer
10 14 (3.77%) Android Developer
10 14 (3.77%) Big Data Developer
11 13 (3.50%) Hadoop Developer
12 12 (3.23%) Junior
13 10 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
13 10 (2.70%) PHP Developer
14 8 (2.16%) Research Engineer
14 8 (2.16%) JavaScript Developer
14 8 (2.16%) Consultant
14 8 (2.16%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (18.60%) Natural Language Processing
2 55 (14.82%) MapReduce
3 39 (10.51%) HTML
4 24 (6.47%) HTML5
5 22 (5.93%) RESTful
5 22 (5.93%) CSS
6 19 (5.12%) Web Services
7 17 (4.58%) Backbone.js
7 17 (4.58%) AngularJS
8 16 (4.31%) jQuery
9 15 (4.04%) iOS SDK
10 12 (3.23%) .NET
11 10 (2.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 10 (2.70%) STL
12 9 (2.43%) Akka
12 9 (2.43%) Play Framework
12 9 (2.43%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (2.43%) Esper
12 9 (2.43%) LAMP
12 9 (2.43%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 175 (47.17%) Computer Science
2 113 (30.46%) Mathematics
3 107 (28.84%) Statistics
4 62 (16.71%) Artificial Intelligence
5 53 (14.29%) Physics
6 26 (7.01%) Smartphone
7 20 (5.39%) Neural Network
8 19 (5.12%) Mobile App
9 16 (4.31%) iPhone
10 11 (2.96%) Social Media
11 10 (2.70%) Open Source
11 10 (2.70%) Visualisation
12 9 (2.43%) Psychology
13 8 (2.16%) Clustering
14 7 (1.89%) Derivative
15 4 (1.08%) Social Gaming
15 4 (1.08%) Economics
15 4 (1.08%) PKI
15 4 (1.08%) Blog
15 4 (1.08%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 43 (11.59%) Linux
2 34 (9.16%) Android
3 21 (5.66%) Apple iOS
4 14 (3.77%) Windows
5 8 (2.16%) Embedded Linux
5 8 (2.16%) UNIX
6 5 (1.35%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.35%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.35%) CentOS
7 1 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (34.23%) Software Engineering
2 94 (25.34%) Analytics
3 72 (19.41%) OO
4 47 (12.67%) TDD
5 37 (9.97%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (8.36%) Data Analysis
7 29 (7.82%) Predictive Modelling
8 28 (7.55%) OOP
9 23 (6.20%) Statistical Analysis
9 23 (6.20%) Big Data Analytics
10 19 (5.12%) Android Development
11 18 (4.85%) iOS Development
12 17 (4.58%) Statistical Modelling
13 16 (4.31%) Data Analytics
13 16 (4.31%) Data Modelling
13 16 (4.31%) Multithreading
14 14 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (3.50%) Signal Processing
16 11 (2.96%) Scrum
16 11 (2.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 231 (62.26%) Java
2 154 (41.51%) Python
3 113 (30.46%) R
4 105 (28.30%) Scala
5 98 (26.42%) C++
6 69 (18.60%) C#
7 50 (13.48%) MATLAB
8 38 (10.24%) SQL
9 37 (9.97%) JavaScript
10 29 (7.82%) Clojure
11 25 (6.74%) PHP
12 22 (5.93%) C
13 19 (5.12%) Ruby
14 13 (3.50%) Erlang
15 9 (2.43%) Perl
16 7 (1.89%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.81%) Lua
17 3 (0.81%) PHP5
17 3 (0.81%) F#
18 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 141 (38.01%) Degree
2 73 (19.68%) PhD
3 10 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (2.70%) Puppet
1 10 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.35%) Oozie
2 5 (1.35%) Nagios
2 5 (1.35%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 21 (5.66%) Google
2 18 (4.85%) Facebook
3 5 (1.35%) Sun
4 4 (1.08%) Rackspace
5 2 (0.54%) Twitter
6 1 (0.27%) ParAccel
6 1 (0.27%) Tableau
East London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oxford Knight
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Best Training + Stock Options + More
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + comprehensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
DP Connect
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
DP Connect
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to c£45k DOE + benefits
Posted: 30+ days ago