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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Machine Learning
Rank 702 722 845
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +123
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 187 151 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.18% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 150 127 56
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +18.42%

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
93443 86275 93127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.90% 81.15% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 74604 70751 78836
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014 within the UK.

Machine Learning Salary Histogram in the UK

Machine Learning
Top 23 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 September 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
(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 +8 177 £52,500 -8.69% 21
London -8 135 £62,500 -3.84% 19
East of England +1 31 £35,000 +1.44% 1
City of London +5 30 £67,750 +4.23% 9
Cambridgeshire +23 27 £35,000 -11.39% 1
Cambridge +19 25 £35,000 -11.39% 1
South West -18 6 £52,500 +16.66%
Scotland -11 5 £40,000 +45.45% 2
South East -25 5 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Dorset 0 4 £52,500 +16.66%
Bournemouth -3 4 £52,500 +16.66%
Hertfordshire -12 4 £45,000 +44.00%
Glasgow -11 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Oxford +7 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire +2 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £45,000 - 2
Exeter - 1 £65,000 -
Street - 1 £67,500 -
Devon - 1 £65,000 -
Somerset - 1 £67,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £55,000 -
Farnborough - 1 £55,000 -

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 233 (60.84%) Java
2 190 (49.61%) Computer Science
3 175 (45.69%) Big Data
4 168 (43.86%) Python
5 155 (40.47%) Degree
6 148 (38.64%) Hadoop
7 131 (34.20%) Statistics
7 131 (34.20%) Software Engineering
7 131 (34.20%) C++
8 121 (31.59%) Mathematics
9 120 (31.33%) Analytics
10 99 (25.85%) PhD
11 85 (22.19%) R
12 84 (21.93%) Data Mining
12 84 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
13 80 (20.89%) Finance
13 80 (20.89%) SQL
14 79 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
15 73 (19.06%) NoSQL
16 68 (17.75%) Artificial Intelligence
16 68 (17.75%) Bayesian Methods
17 61 (15.93%) TDD
18 60 (15.67%) C#
19 59 (15.40%) MATLAB
19 59 (15.40%) Natural Language Processing
20 58 (15.14%) OO
21 56 (14.62%) Physics
22 53 (13.84%) MapReduce
23 50 (13.05%) Linux
24 49 (12.79%) JavaScript

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 20 (5.22%) SAS
2 16 (4.18%) Apache Pig
3 6 (1.57%) Node.js
4 4 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.78%) Tornado
5 3 (0.78%) Zope
5 3 (0.78%) Plone
6 2 (0.52%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (6.01%) SPSS
2 14 (3.66%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (2.09%) CPLEX
3 8 (2.09%) Mathematica
4 7 (1.83%) Stata
5 5 (1.31%) S-PLUS
5 5 (1.31%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.09%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.22%) Internet
2 7 (1.83%) Wireless
2 7 (1.83%) HTTP
3 3 (0.78%) 3G
3 3 (0.78%) 2G
3 3 (0.78%) 4G
4 2 (0.52%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (45.69%) Big Data
2 148 (38.64%) Hadoop
3 84 (21.93%) Data Mining
4 73 (19.06%) NoSQL
5 49 (12.79%) Apache Hive
6 31 (8.09%) HBase
7 29 (7.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 28 (7.31%) MySQL
9 23 (6.01%) MongoDB
10 21 (5.48%) Mahout
11 17 (4.44%) Relational Database
12 16 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (2.35%) Sybase IQ
13 9 (2.35%) Text Mining
13 9 (2.35%) Sybase ASE
14 8 (2.09%) Redis
15 5 (1.31%) RDBMS
16 4 (1.04%) QlikView
16 4 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
17 2 (0.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (7.83%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.39%) Subversion
3 12 (3.13%) Ant
4 11 (2.87%) JUnit
4 11 (2.87%) PyUnit
5 9 (2.35%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.35%) Maven
6 2 (0.52%) Selenium
6 2 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 80 (20.89%) Finance
2 33 (8.62%) Marketing
3 30 (7.83%) Games
4 22 (5.74%) Banking
5 19 (4.96%) Front Office
6 10 (2.61%) Retail
6 10 (2.61%) Advertising
7 8 (2.09%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.52%) French Language
8 2 (0.52%) German Language
8 2 (0.52%) Automotive
8 2 (0.52%) Military
9 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 154 (40.21%) Developer
2 116 (30.29%) Data Scientist
3 61 (15.93%) Java Developer
4 32 (8.36%) C++ Developer
5 26 (6.79%) Software Engineer
6 21 (5.48%) Senior Developer
7 15 (3.92%) Consultant
8 14 (3.66%) Real Time Software Engineer
8 14 (3.66%) Real Time Engineer
8 14 (3.66%) Python Developer
9 13 (3.39%) Graduate
9 13 (3.39%) Programmer
10 12 (3.13%) Analyst
10 12 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
10 12 (3.13%) Data Analyst
11 11 (2.87%) Development Engineer
11 11 (2.87%) Senior Development Engineer
12 10 (2.61%) Security Engineer
12 10 (2.61%) Security Consultant
12 10 (2.61%) Cyber Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (15.40%) Natural Language Processing
2 26 (6.79%) .NET
3 24 (6.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 24 (6.27%) STL
4 21 (5.48%) ASP.NET
5 19 (4.96%) Django
6 18 (4.70%) RESTful
7 17 (4.44%) HTML
8 16 (4.18%) Guava
9 15 (3.92%) jQuery
10 13 (3.39%) Spring
10 13 (3.39%) Web Services
11 11 (2.87%) JDBC
12 10 (2.61%) HTML5
13 8 (2.09%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (2.09%) J2SE
14 7 (1.83%) Flash
14 7 (1.83%) SciPy
14 7 (1.83%) NumPy
15 6 (1.57%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 190 (49.61%) Computer Science
2 131 (34.20%) Statistics
3 121 (31.59%) Mathematics
4 79 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
5 68 (17.75%) Artificial Intelligence
6 56 (14.62%) Physics
7 26 (6.79%) Social Media
8 21 (5.48%) Smartphone
9 20 (5.22%) Neural Network
9 20 (5.22%) Clustering
10 18 (4.70%) Visualisation
11 11 (2.87%) Open Source
12 9 (2.35%) Equities
12 9 (2.35%) Reference Data
12 9 (2.35%) Hedge funds
12 9 (2.35%) Applied Mathematics
13 8 (2.09%) Economics
13 8 (2.09%) Chemistry
13 8 (2.09%) Psychology
13 8 (2.09%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 50 (13.05%) Linux
2 26 (6.79%) Android
3 19 (4.96%) UNIX
4 10 (2.61%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.57%) Windows
6 3 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.26%) VMS
8 1 (0.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (34.20%) Software Engineering
2 120 (31.33%) Analytics
3 84 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (17.75%) Bayesian Methods
5 61 (15.93%) TDD
6 58 (15.14%) OO
7 53 (13.84%) MapReduce
8 47 (12.27%) Multithreading
9 43 (11.23%) Data Analysis
10 31 (8.09%) Signal Processing
11 24 (6.27%) Statistical Modelling
12 23 (6.01%) Functional Programming
12 23 (6.01%) Statistical Analysis
12 23 (6.01%) Risk Analysis
13 22 (5.74%) Predictive Modelling
14 20 (5.22%) Data Analytics
15 18 (4.70%) Pair Programming
16 17 (4.44%) Data Modelling
17 16 (4.18%) Pattern Recognition
18 15 (3.92%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 233 (60.84%) Java
2 168 (43.86%) Python
3 131 (34.20%) C++
4 85 (22.19%) R
5 80 (20.89%) SQL
6 60 (15.67%) C#
7 59 (15.40%) MATLAB
8 49 (12.79%) JavaScript
9 48 (12.53%) Scala
10 31 (8.09%) Ruby
11 30 (7.83%) Clojure
12 24 (6.27%) C
13 18 (4.70%) Perl
14 10 (2.61%) Bash Shell
15 9 (2.35%) RPG
16 8 (2.09%) Erlang
17 6 (1.57%) PHP
18 3 (0.78%) Haskell
19 2 (0.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 155 (40.47%) Degree
2 99 (25.85%) PhD
3 10 (2.61%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.87%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (3.92%) Puppet
2 12 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (4.18%) Google
2 9 (2.35%) ParAccel
2 9 (2.35%) Reuters
2 9 (2.35%) Bloomberg
2 9 (2.35%) Sybase
3 6 (1.57%) Facebook
4 4 (1.04%) Tableau
5 2 (0.52%) IBM
5 2 (0.52%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.26%) Apple
6 1 (0.26%) BT
6 1 (0.26%) Omniture
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Posted: 10 hours ago
London
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Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
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Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Benefits & Bonus
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Posted: Yesterday
London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Medical
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Harnham
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Oliver James Associates
Salary: £63000 - £73000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits offered.
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London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Medical
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London
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