The table below looks at the statistics for Natural Language Processing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Natural Language Processing over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Natural Language Processing
Rank 859 843 854
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Permanent jobs citing Natural Language Processing 38 62 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.053% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.093% 0.14% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 31 59 31
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +18.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40851 45236 43178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.41% 38.84% 39.82%
Number of salaries quoted 34864 38424 37345
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Natural Language Processing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Natural Language Processing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Natural Language Processing
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing within the UK.

Natural Language Processing Salary Trend in the UK

Natural Language Processing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 within the UK.

Natural Language Processing Salary Histogram in the UK

Natural Language Processing
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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 -5 38 £65,000 +13.04% 6
London +19 32 £65,000 -3.70% 5
North West - 5 - -
Manchester - 5 - -
City of London +29 2 £65,000 -10.34%
Brentford - 2 £65,000 - 1
South East +19 1 £60,000 -11.11%
Berkshire +8 1 £60,000 -11.11%
Slough -9 1 £60,000 -11.11%

Natural Language Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Natural Language Processing 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 Natural Language Processing.

1 69 (57.02%) Python
2 67 (55.37%) Analytics
3 62 (51.24%) Machine Learning
4 50 (41.32%) SQL
5 49 (40.50%) R
6 48 (39.67%) Analytical Skills
7 47 (38.84%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (38.02%) Hadoop
9 44 (36.36%) Unit Testing
9 44 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (35.54%) Computer Science
10 43 (35.54%) Mathematics
10 43 (35.54%) Mahout
10 43 (35.54%) Statistical Analysis
11 42 (34.71%) Amazon AWS
11 42 (34.71%) Clojure
12 41 (33.88%) Algorithms
13 40 (33.06%) Apache Hive
14 39 (32.23%) MongoDB
14 39 (32.23%) Visualisation
14 39 (32.23%) scikit-learn
14 39 (32.23%) Pandas
14 39 (32.23%) Apache Pig
15 38 (31.40%) Time Series Analysis
15 38 (31.40%) Git (software)
15 38 (31.40%) PostgreSQL
16 37 (30.58%) SciPy
16 37 (30.58%) Data Munging
17 36 (29.75%) Impala
17 36 (29.75%) Cascalog

Natural Language Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Natural Language Processing 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 Natural Language Processing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (32.23%) Apache Pig
2 10 (8.26%) Apache Spark
3 8 (6.61%) Apache
4 5 (4.13%) SAS
5 3 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.65%) IPython
7 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.83%) CMS
7 1 (0.83%) Drupal
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (7.44%) SPSS
2 2 (1.65%) CPLEX
2 2 (1.65%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 42 (34.71%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (29.75%) Amazon EMR
2 36 (29.75%) Amazon EC2
2 36 (29.75%) Amazon S3
3 7 (5.79%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (38.02%) Hadoop
2 43 (35.54%) Mahout
3 40 (33.06%) Apache Hive
4 39 (32.23%) MongoDB
5 38 (31.40%) PostgreSQL
6 36 (29.75%) Impala
7 34 (28.10%) Data Mining
8 31 (25.62%) NoSQL
9 22 (18.18%) Big Data
10 14 (11.57%) Text Mining
11 3 (2.48%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 2 (1.65%) MySQL
12 2 (1.65%) HBase
12 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.83%) Redis
13 1 (0.83%) Triplestore
13 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 38 (31.40%) Git (software)
2 36 (29.75%) Jenkins
2 36 (29.75%) Yeoman
3 2 (1.65%) gulp
3 2 (1.65%) Jasmine
3 2 (1.65%) Mocha
4 1 (0.83%) Hudson
4 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 31 (25.62%) Retail
2 27 (22.31%) Finance
3 26 (21.49%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.61%) Banking
5 5 (4.13%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.31%) Games
7 2 (1.65%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.65%) Automotive
7 2 (1.65%) Legal
8 1 (0.83%) Back Office
8 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (46.28%) Data Scientist
2 47 (38.84%) Developer
3 16 (13.22%) C++ Developer
4 14 (11.57%) Consultant
5 13 (10.74%) Analyst
5 13 (10.74%) Data Analyst
6 9 (7.44%) Data Analytics Consultant
6 9 (7.44%) Data Consultant
7 7 (5.79%) Python Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Android Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Architect
10 3 (2.48%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.48%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.48%) Django Developer
10 3 (2.48%) Senior Python Developer
10 3 (2.48%) Research Scientist
10 3 (2.48%) Python/Django Developer
11 2 (1.65%) Core Java Developer
11 2 (1.65%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (32.23%) Pandas
1 39 (32.23%) scikit-learn
2 37 (30.58%) SciPy
3 36 (29.75%) D3.js
3 36 (29.75%) Cascalog
4 16 (13.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 16 (13.22%) STL
5 8 (6.61%) Django
5 8 (6.61%) Flask
6 6 (4.96%) RESTful
7 5 (4.13%) Web Services
7 5 (4.13%) MLlib
8 3 (2.48%) HTML
8 3 (2.48%) HTML5
9 2 (1.65%) CSS
9 2 (1.65%) Java SE
9 2 (1.65%) React
9 2 (1.65%) CSS3
9 2 (1.65%) Sass
10 1 (0.83%) Apache Jena
Miscellaneous
1 48 (39.67%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (35.54%) Computer Science
2 43 (35.54%) Mathematics
3 41 (33.88%) Algorithms
4 39 (32.23%) Visualisation
5 18 (14.88%) Data Structures
6 16 (13.22%) Social Media
6 16 (13.22%) Clustering
6 16 (13.22%) Artificial Intelligence
7 10 (8.26%) Physics
8 8 (6.61%) Statistics
9 6 (4.96%) Ontologies
9 6 (4.96%) Management Information System
10 5 (4.13%) Life Science
11 4 (3.31%) Smartphone
12 3 (2.48%) Neural Network
13 2 (1.65%) Economics
13 2 (1.65%) Applied Mathematics
14 1 (0.83%) Linked Data
14 1 (0.83%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.57%) Android
2 3 (2.48%) Linux
3 2 (1.65%) UNIX
3 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (55.37%) Analytics
2 62 (51.24%) Machine Learning
3 47 (38.84%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 44 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (35.54%) Statistical Analysis
6 38 (31.40%) Time Series Analysis
7 37 (30.58%) Data Munging
8 36 (29.75%) User Stories
8 36 (29.75%) Data Visualisation
9 28 (23.14%) Open Source
10 27 (22.31%) Data Analytics
10 27 (22.31%) Use Case
10 27 (22.31%) Software Engineering
11 23 (19.01%) Data Analysis
12 19 (15.70%) Multithreading
13 17 (14.05%) OO
14 16 (13.22%) Risk Analysis
14 16 (13.22%) Coaching
15 14 (11.57%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (57.02%) Python
2 50 (41.32%) SQL
3 49 (40.50%) R
4 42 (34.71%) Clojure
5 36 (29.75%) VBA
5 36 (29.75%) Bash Shell
6 35 (28.93%) C++
7 31 (25.62%) Java
8 11 (9.09%) MATLAB
9 7 (5.79%) JavaScript
10 6 (4.96%) C
10 6 (4.96%) SPARQL
11 4 (3.31%) Scala
12 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.48%) Go
13 2 (1.65%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.65%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.65%) C#
13 2 (1.65%) PHP
14 1 (0.83%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 33 (27.27%) Degree
2 27 (22.31%) PhD
3 16 (13.22%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.13%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 36 (29.75%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.83%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 36 (29.75%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (6.61%) Google
2 5 (4.13%) IBM
3 1 (0.83%) Cognizant
3 1 (0.83%) Zend
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brentford
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Sunderland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Cognizant
Posted: 17 days ago