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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Natural Language Processing
Rank 845 847 827
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Permanent jobs citing Natural Language Processing 35 32 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.030% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.086% 0.072% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 28 29 58
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +71.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £45,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £66,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £53,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +65.38%

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
40720 44212 48079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.86% 41.02% 42.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35086 37344 42863
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Natural Language Processing Salary Histogram in the UK

Natural Language Processing
Top 12 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 24 December 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 +1 35 £60,000 - 4
London -2 28 £65,000 +8.33% 2
City of London +14 6 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Bristol -6 2 £47,500 -11.62% 1
South West -14 2 £47,500 -11.62% 1
West Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £40,000 - 1
East of England - 2 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire +8 1 £55,000 +22.22%
South East -15 1 £55,000 -12.00%
Coventry - 1 £40,000 -

Natural Language Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 43 (55.84%) Software Engineering
1 43 (55.84%) Analytics
2 42 (54.55%) Computer Science
3 41 (53.25%) Java
4 34 (44.16%) Algorithms
5 33 (42.86%) Machine Learning
6 31 (40.26%) C++
6 31 (40.26%) Finance
7 29 (37.66%) Hadoop
8 28 (36.36%) Python
9 27 (35.06%) SQL
9 27 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (33.77%) JavaScript
10 26 (33.77%) Mathematics
11 22 (28.57%) Git (software)
11 22 (28.57%) MongoDB
11 22 (28.57%) NoSQL
11 22 (28.57%) R
11 22 (28.57%) Jenkins
12 21 (27.27%) STL
12 21 (27.27%) Clustering
12 21 (27.27%) Risk Analysis
12 21 (27.27%) Multithreading
12 21 (27.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 21 (27.27%) Social Media
12 21 (27.27%) Big Data
12 21 (27.27%) Data Structures
13 16 (20.78%) MySQL
13 16 (20.78%) Apache Pig
14 15 (19.48%) Linux

Natural Language Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 16 (20.78%) Apache Pig
2 14 (18.18%) Apache Solr
3 11 (14.29%) Confluence
3 11 (14.29%) Node.js
4 5 (6.49%) SAS
5 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.60%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.30%) Apache
7 1 (1.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Mathematica
2 4 (5.19%) CPLEX
2 4 (5.19%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 11 (14.29%) Amazon S3
1 11 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (14.29%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (2.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) Internet
2 2 (2.60%) Firewall
2 2 (2.60%) VoIP
3 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (37.66%) Hadoop
2 22 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 22 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 21 (27.27%) Big Data
4 16 (20.78%) MySQL
5 13 (16.88%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (15.58%) Apache Hive
7 11 (14.29%) Redis
7 11 (14.29%) Mahout
7 11 (14.29%) Impala
8 9 (11.69%) Amazon Redshift
8 9 (11.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (6.49%) Data Mining
10 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.30%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 22 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 22 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 14 (18.18%) Eclipse
3 11 (14.29%) JIRA
3 11 (14.29%) Yeoman
3 11 (14.29%) Artifactory
4 9 (11.69%) Selenium
5 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.19%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (3.90%) Maven
7 2 (2.60%) JUnit
8 1 (1.30%) Subversion
8 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (40.26%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (36.36%) Developer
2 21 (27.27%) C++ Developer
3 16 (20.78%) Data Scientist
4 13 (16.88%) Software Engineer
5 11 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Tester
7 4 (5.19%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Automation Tester
7 4 (5.19%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Technical Tester
8 3 (3.90%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) J2EE Software Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) iOS Developer
9 2 (2.60%) QA Tester
9 2 (2.60%) Java Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Design Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Research Scientist
9 2 (2.60%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.27%) STL
1 21 (27.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 13 (16.88%) RESTful
3 11 (14.29%) Cascalog
3 11 (14.29%) Pandas
3 11 (14.29%) D3.js
3 11 (14.29%) SciPy
4 10 (12.99%) Web Services
5 4 (5.19%) jQuery
6 3 (3.90%) J2EE
6 3 (3.90%) REST
7 2 (2.60%) EJB
7 2 (2.60%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.60%) Spring
8 1 (1.30%) JSON
8 1 (1.30%) HTML
8 1 (1.30%) iOS SDK
8 1 (1.30%) HTML5
8 1 (1.30%) Cocoa
8 1 (1.30%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 42 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 34 (44.16%) Algorithms
3 26 (33.77%) Mathematics
4 21 (27.27%) Clustering
4 21 (27.27%) Data Structures
4 21 (27.27%) Social Media
5 15 (19.48%) Visualisation
6 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (12.99%) Open Source
7 10 (12.99%) Statistics
8 5 (6.49%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (6.49%) Physics
9 4 (5.19%) Chemistry
9 4 (5.19%) Psychology
9 4 (5.19%) Applied Mathematics
9 4 (5.19%) Neural Network
9 4 (5.19%) Economics
9 4 (5.19%) Informatics
9 4 (5.19%) Digital Media
10 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.48%) Linux
2 4 (5.19%) UNIX
3 2 (2.60%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) Android
3 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.84%) Software Engineering
1 43 (55.84%) Analytics
2 33 (42.86%) Machine Learning
3 27 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (27.27%) Multithreading
4 21 (27.27%) Risk Analysis
5 15 (19.48%) Statistical Analysis
5 15 (19.48%) Time Series Analysis
6 13 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (14.29%) Use Case
7 11 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 11 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 11 (14.29%) BDD
7 11 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
7 11 (14.29%) Coaching
7 11 (14.29%) User Stories
7 11 (14.29%) Data Munging
8 10 (12.99%) Bayesian Methods
9 9 (11.69%) Scrum
10 6 (7.79%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (53.25%) Java
2 31 (40.26%) C++
3 28 (36.36%) Python
4 27 (35.06%) SQL
5 26 (33.77%) JavaScript
6 22 (28.57%) R
7 15 (19.48%) Clojure
8 11 (14.29%) VBA
8 11 (14.29%) MATLAB
8 11 (14.29%) Bash Shell
9 6 (7.79%) Ruby
10 4 (5.19%) Perl
11 2 (2.60%) Scala
11 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.30%) SPARQL
12 1 (1.30%) PHP
12 1 (1.30%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) PhD
2 8 (10.39%) Degree
3 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 11 (14.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (16.88%) Twitter
2 2 (2.60%) Cisco
2 2 (2.60%) Juniper
2 2 (2.60%) VMware
2 2 (2.60%) F5
3 1 (1.30%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle
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