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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Machine Learning
Rank 290 551 565
Rank change year-on-year
+261 +14
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 1043 478 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.06% 0.43% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.50% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 892 403 412
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £100,000 £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
86175 96499 101637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.85% 85.48%
Number of salaries quoted 72066 78843 82351
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 £31,500
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 June 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 June 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 +239 990 £60,000 - 101
London +149 711 £65,000 +4.00% 56
South East +122 112 £52,500 +10.52% 14
City of London +90 84 £60,000 -7.69% 10
South West +76 59 £54,000 +54.28% 5
Oxford - 52 £55,000 - 4
Oxfordshire - 52 £46,250 - 7
East of England +50 41 £45,000 -18.18% 15
North West +42 35 £40,000 -27.27% 4
Manchester +10 34 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Cambridgeshire +21 30 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Scotland +33 29 - - 1
Glasgow +22 28 - -
Devon +15 25 £80,000 -
Exeter - 25 £80,000 -
Cambridge +22 24 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Berkshire +39 22 £42,500 -50.00% 1
Gloucestershire - 21 £54,000 -
Surrey +28 19 £70,000 +51.35% 2
Hampshire +6 15 £35,000 -26.70% 2
West Midlands -11 15 £50,000 -14.89%
Reading - 13 £40,000 -
Wales +20 12 £28,000 -
South Wales +14 12 £28,000 -
Warwickshire +11 12 £50,000 -9.09%
Warwick -9 11 £50,000 -9.09%
Epsom - 11 £70,000 - 1
Gloucester - 11 - -
Hertfordshire +30 10 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Bristol +27 9 £45,000 +28.57% 2

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 1067 (55.95%) Python
2 821 (43.05%) Analytics
3 752 (39.43%) Big Data
4 717 (37.60%) Computer Science
5 702 (36.81%) Java
6 631 (33.09%) Degree
7 621 (32.56%) SQL
8 587 (30.78%) Algorithms
9 577 (30.26%) R
10 487 (25.54%) Hadoop
11 482 (25.28%) PhD
12 472 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
13 464 (24.33%) Statistics
14 449 (23.54%) C++
15 437 (22.92%) Mathematics
16 433 (22.71%) Analytical Skills
17 423 (22.18%) Finance
18 413 (21.66%) Apache Spark
19 395 (20.71%) Data Mining
20 366 (19.19%) Visualisation
21 353 (18.51%) Software Engineering
22 347 (18.20%) NoSQL
23 317 (16.62%) Data Analytics
24 303 (15.89%) Data Analysis
25 288 (15.10%) Scala
26 285 (14.94%) JavaScript
27 261 (13.69%) Amazon AWS
28 259 (13.58%) TDD
29 256 (13.42%) MATLAB
30 235 (12.32%) 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
1 413 (21.66%) Apache Spark
2 152 (7.97%) SAS
3 105 (5.51%) Apache Pig
4 86 (4.51%) Apache
5 80 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
6 41 (2.15%) Tomcat
7 29 (1.52%) SharePoint
8 15 (0.79%) Apache Solr
9 14 (0.73%) JBoss
10 13 (0.68%) WildFly
11 10 (0.52%) GlassFish
11 10 (0.52%) IPython
12 9 (0.47%) Jupyter
13 6 (0.31%) DNN
14 5 (0.26%) Jetty
14 5 (0.26%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.21%) Confluence
15 4 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
16 1 (0.052%) Oracle Coherence
16 1 (0.052%) WebLogic
Applications
1 61 (3.20%) SPSS
2 34 (1.78%) MS Excel
3 13 (0.68%) Mathematica
4 10 (0.52%) GNU Octave
4 10 (0.52%) Weka
5 9 (0.47%) MS Office
6 6 (0.31%) Gephi
7 5 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.052%) EViews
8 1 (0.052%) Mathcad
8 1 (0.052%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.052%) Stata
Business Applications
1 19 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.52%) ReMetrica
3 6 (0.31%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.052%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 261 (13.69%) Amazon AWS
2 140 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (3.46%) Amazon EC2
4 54 (2.83%) Amazon S3
5 53 (2.78%) GitHub
6 47 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
7 45 (2.36%) PaaS
8 36 (1.89%) IaaS
9 29 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 27 (1.42%) Amazon EMR
10 27 (1.42%) SaaS
11 13 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
12 11 (0.58%) Azure Machine Learning
13 10 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 5 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
15 4 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
15 4 (0.21%) Google Play
16 3 (0.16%) Google Analytics
17 1 (0.052%) AWS CloudFormation
17 1 (0.052%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.20%) Internet
2 21 (1.10%) HTTP
3 15 (0.79%) Firewall
4 11 (0.58%) Network Security
5 9 (0.47%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.21%) DNS
6 4 (0.21%) tcpdump
6 4 (0.21%) Wireless
7 3 (0.16%) Skype
8 2 (0.10%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.10%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.10%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.10%) Multicast
8 2 (0.10%) SSL
9 1 (0.052%) AMQP
9 1 (0.052%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.052%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 752 (39.43%) Big Data
2 487 (25.54%) Hadoop
3 395 (20.71%) Data Mining
4 347 (18.20%) NoSQL
5 203 (10.64%) Apache Hive
6 179 (9.39%) SQL Server
7 164 (8.60%) MongoDB
8 146 (7.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 127 (6.66%) Relational Database
10 123 (6.45%) MySQL
11 114 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
12 103 (5.40%) Data Warehouse
13 69 (3.62%) QlikView
14 54 (2.83%) Neo4j
15 53 (2.78%) Amazon Redshift
16 49 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 48 (2.52%) RDBMS
18 47 (2.46%) Impala
19 46 (2.41%) Power BI
19 46 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 174 (9.12%) Git (software)
2 80 (4.20%) Jenkins
3 43 (2.25%) Vagrant
4 39 (2.05%) Cucumber
5 30 (1.57%) RSpec
6 27 (1.42%) NUnit
7 22 (1.15%) JIRA
7 22 (1.15%) Maven
8 21 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (0.68%) Jasmine
9 13 (0.68%) TeamCity
9 13 (0.68%) Yeoman
10 12 (0.63%) Subversion
11 10 (0.52%) Eclipse
11 10 (0.52%) JUnit
12 9 (0.47%) Moq
12 9 (0.47%) NetBeans
13 7 (0.37%) Grunt
13 7 (0.37%) Mercurial
14 6 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 423 (22.18%) Finance
2 153 (8.02%) Marketing
3 78 (4.09%) Retail
4 68 (3.57%) Advertising
5 56 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 49 (2.57%) Banking
7 47 (2.46%) Games
8 36 (1.89%) Manufacturing
9 32 (1.68%) Law
10 24 (1.26%) Publishing
11 21 (1.10%) Front Office
12 19 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
13 18 (0.94%) Electronics
14 10 (0.52%) Automotive
14 10 (0.52%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.47%) Legal
16 8 (0.42%) Music Industry
17 4 (0.21%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.21%) Investment Banking
18 3 (0.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 606 (31.78%) Data Scientist
2 569 (29.84%) Developer
3 180 (9.44%) Senior Data Scientist
4 165 (8.65%) Java Developer
5 139 (7.29%) Software Engineer
6 113 (5.93%) Senior Developer
7 107 (5.61%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 99 (5.19%) Python Developer
9 90 (4.72%) Analyst
10 87 (4.56%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 81 (4.25%) Machine Learning Developer
12 79 (4.14%) C# Developer
13 78 (4.09%) Consultant
14 68 (3.57%) Architect
15 66 (3.46%) Java Engineer
16 63 (3.30%) Data Engineer
17 62 (3.25%) Software Developer
18 59 (3.09%) C++ Developer
19 57 (2.99%) Lead Developer
20 54 (2.83%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (9.65%) HTML
2 183 (9.60%) Natural Language Processing
3 180 (9.44%) .NET
4 175 (9.18%) CSS
5 145 (7.60%) Web Services
6 131 (6.87%) AngularJS
7 117 (6.14%) HTML5
8 101 (5.30%) D3.js
9 100 (5.24%) Node.js
10 88 (4.61%) Spring
11 84 (4.40%) RESTful
12 82 (4.30%) REST
13 62 (3.25%) scikit-learn
14 60 (3.15%) NumPy
15 58 (3.04%) CSS3
16 56 (2.94%) Pandas
17 55 (2.88%) JSON
17 55 (2.88%) WCF
18 53 (2.78%) ASP.NET
18 53 (2.78%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 717 (37.60%) Computer Science
2 587 (30.78%) Algorithms
3 464 (24.33%) Statistics
4 437 (22.92%) Mathematics
5 433 (22.71%) Analytical Skills
6 366 (19.19%) Visualisation
7 235 (12.32%) Artificial Intelligence
8 200 (10.49%) Physics
9 105 (5.51%) Neural Network
10 87 (4.56%) Fintech
11 77 (4.04%) Hedge funds
12 57 (2.99%) Mobile App
13 48 (2.52%) Data Structures
14 42 (2.20%) CUDA
14 42 (2.20%) User Experience
15 40 (2.10%) Applied Mathematics
16 30 (1.57%) Data Integration
17 28 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
18 25 (1.31%) Economics
19 21 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 194 (10.17%) Linux
2 103 (5.40%) Unix
3 63 (3.30%) Windows
4 47 (2.46%) Android
5 45 (2.36%) Apple iOS
6 14 (0.73%) CentOS
7 11 (0.58%) Ubuntu
7 11 (0.58%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.26%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.052%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 821 (43.05%) Analytics
2 472 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
3 353 (18.51%) Software Engineering
4 317 (16.62%) Data Analytics
5 303 (15.89%) Data Analysis
6 259 (13.58%) TDD
7 184 (9.65%) OO
8 178 (9.33%) Predictive Modelling
9 173 (9.07%) Business Intelligence
10 164 (8.60%) Open Source
11 163 (8.55%) Scrum
12 161 (8.44%) Data Visualisation
13 158 (8.29%) Statistical Modelling
14 147 (7.71%) MapReduce
15 124 (6.50%) Statistical Analysis
16 117 (6.14%) Bayesian Methods
17 114 (5.98%) DevOps
18 106 (5.56%) BDD
18 106 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
18 106 (5.56%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1067 (55.95%) Python
2 702 (36.81%) Java
3 621 (32.56%) SQL
4 577 (30.26%) R
5 449 (23.54%) C++
6 288 (15.10%) Scala
7 285 (14.94%) JavaScript
8 256 (13.42%) MATLAB
9 213 (11.17%) C#
10 116 (6.08%) C
11 106 (5.56%) Ruby
12 70 (3.67%) Clojure
13 58 (3.04%) PHP
14 51 (2.67%) Perl
15 33 (1.73%) Bash Shell
16 32 (1.68%) Go
17 27 (1.42%) VBA
18 23 (1.21%) Shell Script
19 22 (1.15%) Elixir
19 22 (1.15%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 631 (33.09%) Degree
2 482 (25.28%) PhD
3 41 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 33 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.68%) Postgraduate
6 11 (0.58%) MCSD
7 10 (0.52%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.52%) MCAD
7 10 (0.52%) MCPD
7 10 (0.52%) MCTS
8 9 (0.47%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.37%) PMP
9 7 (0.37%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.26%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.21%) MCSE
12 2 (0.10%) MCITP
13 1 (0.052%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.052%) MCDBA
13 1 (0.052%) MCP
13 1 (0.052%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (1.42%) QA
2 17 (0.89%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.26%) GCP
4 4 (0.21%) ISO13485
4 4 (0.21%) MISRA
4 4 (0.21%) SLA
5 1 (0.052%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.052%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 104 (5.45%) Docker
2 41 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
3 33 (1.73%) VirtualBox
4 25 (1.31%) HDFS
5 16 (0.84%) Xen
6 12 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (0.58%) Active Directory
8 8 (0.42%) Apache Flume
8 8 (0.42%) Snort
9 5 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.21%) KVM
11 1 (0.052%) Firmware
11 1 (0.052%) Varnish
11 1 (0.052%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 51 (2.67%) Puppet
2 34 (1.78%) Kubernetes
3 30 (1.57%) Mesos
4 25 (1.31%) Ansible
5 9 (0.47%) logstash
5 9 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.31%) Kibana
6 6 (0.31%) Terraform
7 5 (0.26%) Nagios
8 4 (0.21%) OSSEC
8 4 (0.21%) StatsD
9 3 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.16%) Salt
10 2 (0.10%) Graphite
11 1 (0.052%) Graylog
11 1 (0.052%) Marathon
Vendors
1 115 (6.03%) Tableau
2 90 (4.72%) Oracle
3 80 (4.20%) Microsoft
4 60 (3.15%) Google
5 47 (2.46%) IBM
6 36 (1.89%) Cloudera
6 36 (1.89%) Hortonworks
7 22 (1.15%) SAP
8 18 (0.94%) Facebook
9 17 (0.89%) TIBCO
10 15 (0.79%) Teradata
11 14 (0.73%) Omniture
12 13 (0.68%) MicroStrategy
12 13 (0.68%) VMware
13 12 (0.63%) RapidMiner
14 10 (0.52%) Actian
14 10 (0.52%) Wall Street Systems
15 9 (0.47%) Netezza
16 6 (0.31%) Lattice Semiconductor
16 6 (0.31%) Talend
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 27 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Free Parking
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + equity
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits & Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Awesome + Top Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum + 34 Days Holiday + Generous Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago