The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Machine Learning
Rank 733 803 816
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +13
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 180 72 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.066% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.084% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 160 49 85
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £47,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +46.15%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94009 85540 91016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.78% 77.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75646 69804 77415
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +0.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 31 July 2014 within the UK.

Machine Learning Salary Histogram in the UK

Machine Learning
Top 25 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 31 July 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
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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 +62 175 £52,500 -4.54% 17
London +32 122 £60,000 +2.12% 13
Cambridgeshire +27 29 £35,000 -11.39% 2
East of England +17 29 £35,000 - 4
Cambridge +23 27 £35,000 -11.39% 2
City of London +2 19 £70,000 +21.73% 3
South East -6 12 £42,500 -19.04%
South West -6 10 £53,750 +19.44%
Dorset -4 8 £52,500 +16.66%
Bournemouth -10 8 £52,500 +16.66%
Hampshire - 6 £42,500 -
Southampton - 5 £42,500 -
Surrey - 4 £40,000 -
Oxford +5 2 - -
Oxfordshire +4 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £32,500 -
Glasgow - 2 £30,000 - 3
Guildford - 2 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £32,500 -
Scotland - 2 £30,000 - 3
Farnborough - 1 £55,000 -
Exeter - 1 £65,000 -
Street - 1 £67,500 -
Somerset - 1 £67,500 -
Devon - 1 £65,000 -

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 250 (60.53%) Java
2 202 (48.91%) Computer Science
3 192 (46.49%) Big Data
4 175 (42.37%) Python
5 170 (41.16%) Degree
6 158 (38.26%) Hadoop
7 149 (36.08%) Mathematics
8 145 (35.11%) Software Engineering
9 139 (33.66%) Statistics
10 137 (33.17%) C++
11 114 (27.60%) PhD
12 111 (26.88%) Analytics
13 97 (23.49%) R
14 89 (21.55%) Data Mining
15 78 (18.89%) NoSQL
16 75 (18.16%) Natural Language Processing
17 74 (17.92%) C#
17 74 (17.92%) Artificial Intelligence
18 71 (17.19%) Physics
19 68 (16.46%) SQL
20 65 (15.74%) TDD
21 63 (15.25%) Scala
22 62 (15.01%) OO
22 62 (15.01%) MATLAB
23 60 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
24 59 (14.29%) Finance
25 57 (13.80%) MapReduce
26 56 (13.56%) Linux
27 55 (13.32%) Apache Hive
28 54 (13.08%) JavaScript

Machine Learning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (3.63%) Apache Pig
1 15 (3.63%) SAS
2 8 (1.94%) Node.js
3 7 (1.69%) Tornado
4 5 (1.21%) Zope
4 5 (1.21%) Plone
5 4 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.48%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.48%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (4.60%) SPSS
2 13 (3.15%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (1.69%) Stata
4 6 (1.45%) CPLEX
4 6 (1.45%) Mathematica
5 5 (1.21%) S-PLUS
6 4 (0.97%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.48%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.05%) Internet
2 9 (2.18%) HTTP
2 9 (2.18%) Wireless
3 4 (0.97%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (46.49%) Big Data
2 158 (38.26%) Hadoop
3 89 (21.55%) Data Mining
4 78 (18.89%) NoSQL
5 55 (13.32%) Apache Hive
6 37 (8.96%) MySQL
7 34 (8.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 26 (6.30%) HBase
9 24 (5.81%) Mahout
10 21 (5.08%) MongoDB
11 15 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (3.15%) Relational Database
12 13 (3.15%) Text Mining
13 10 (2.42%) Redis
14 9 (2.18%) Sybase IQ
14 9 (2.18%) Sybase ASE
15 7 (1.69%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
17 2 (0.48%) SQL Server
18 1 (0.24%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 24 (5.81%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.63%) Subversion
3 12 (2.91%) Ant
4 10 (2.42%) PyUnit
4 10 (2.42%) JUnit
5 3 (0.73%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.73%) Maven
6 2 (0.48%) JIRA
6 2 (0.48%) Selenium
General
1 59 (14.29%) Finance
2 36 (8.72%) Games
3 34 (8.23%) Marketing
4 15 (3.63%) Front Office
5 12 (2.91%) Banking
6 11 (2.66%) Advertising
7 8 (1.94%) Retail
8 6 (1.45%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.48%) French Language
9 2 (0.48%) German Language
9 2 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 170 (41.16%) Developer
2 119 (28.81%) Data Scientist
3 75 (18.16%) Java Developer
4 35 (8.47%) Software Engineer
5 28 (6.78%) Programmer
6 27 (6.54%) C++ Developer
7 19 (4.60%) Python Developer
8 18 (4.36%) Consultant
8 18 (4.36%) Senior Developer
9 17 (4.12%) Java Programmer
10 16 (3.87%) Real Time Software Engineer
10 16 (3.87%) Real Time Engineer
11 15 (3.63%) Junior
11 15 (3.63%) Analyst
12 14 (3.39%) Graduate
13 12 (2.91%) Security Consultant
13 12 (2.91%) Security Engineer
13 12 (2.91%) Cyber Security Consultant
14 10 (2.42%) Development Engineer
14 10 (2.42%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (18.16%) Natural Language Processing
2 57 (13.80%) MapReduce
3 31 (7.51%) HTML
4 28 (6.78%) .NET
5 24 (5.81%) ASP.NET
6 22 (5.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 22 (5.33%) STL
7 21 (5.08%) RESTful
8 17 (4.12%) HTML5
9 15 (3.63%) Spring
9 15 (3.63%) Web Services
9 15 (3.63%) CSS
10 14 (3.39%) Django
10 14 (3.39%) jQuery
11 10 (2.42%) SciPy
11 10 (2.42%) NumPy
11 10 (2.42%) JDBC
12 9 (2.18%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (2.18%) J2SE
13 8 (1.94%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 202 (48.91%) Computer Science
2 149 (36.08%) Mathematics
3 139 (33.66%) Statistics
4 74 (17.92%) Artificial Intelligence
5 71 (17.19%) Physics
6 26 (6.30%) Smartphone
6 26 (6.30%) Social Media
7 16 (3.87%) Neural Network
8 15 (3.63%) Mobile App
9 14 (3.39%) Clustering
10 12 (2.91%) Visualisation
11 10 (2.42%) Open Source
12 9 (2.18%) Equities
12 9 (2.18%) Psychology
12 9 (2.18%) Reference Data
13 8 (1.94%) iPhone
14 7 (1.69%) Applied Mathematics
15 6 (1.45%) Chemistry
15 6 (1.45%) Informatics
15 6 (1.45%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 56 (13.56%) Linux
2 35 (8.47%) Android
3 16 (3.87%) Apple iOS
4 14 (3.39%) UNIX
5 12 (2.91%) Windows
6 6 (1.45%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.97%) CentOS
7 4 (0.97%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (35.11%) Software Engineering
2 111 (26.88%) Analytics
3 65 (15.74%) TDD
4 62 (15.01%) OO
5 60 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (10.41%) Data Analysis
7 36 (8.72%) Signal Processing
8 32 (7.75%) Multithreading
9 27 (6.54%) Statistical Analysis
10 23 (5.57%) Big Data Analytics
11 22 (5.33%) Predictive Modelling
12 20 (4.84%) Statistical Modelling
12 20 (4.84%) Data Modelling
13 19 (4.60%) OOP
14 17 (4.12%) Cyber Security
14 17 (4.12%) Pair Programming
15 16 (3.87%) Data Analytics
16 14 (3.39%) Logistic Regression
16 14 (3.39%) Pattern Recognition
16 14 (3.39%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 250 (60.53%) Java
2 175 (42.37%) Python
3 137 (33.17%) C++
4 97 (23.49%) R
5 74 (17.92%) C#
6 68 (16.46%) SQL
7 63 (15.25%) Scala
8 62 (15.01%) MATLAB
9 54 (13.08%) JavaScript
10 35 (8.47%) C
10 35 (8.47%) Clojure
11 25 (6.05%) Ruby
12 20 (4.84%) Perl
13 15 (3.63%) PHP
14 11 (2.66%) Erlang
15 9 (2.18%) RPG
16 8 (1.94%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.73%) Haskell
18 2 (0.48%) Objective-C
19 1 (0.24%) F#
Qualifications
1 170 (41.16%) Degree
2 114 (27.60%) PhD
3 13 (3.15%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (5.08%) Puppet
2 18 (4.36%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.97%) Ganglia
3 4 (0.97%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (4.60%) Google
2 14 (3.39%) Facebook
3 9 (2.18%) ParAccel
3 9 (2.18%) Sybase
3 9 (2.18%) Reuters
3 9 (2.18%) Bloomberg
4 4 (0.97%) Sun
5 2 (0.48%) IBM
5 2 (0.48%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.24%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.24%) Apple
6 1 (0.24%) BT
6 1 (0.24%) Omniture
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