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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Natural Language Processing
Rank 813 836 850
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +14
Permanent jobs citing Natural Language Processing 77 69 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.061% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.15% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 67 66 30
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -18.18%

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
40579 45753 43633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.51% 40.53% 40.36%
Number of salaries quoted 34547 38230 38089
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 30 March 2015 within the UK.

Natural Language Processing Salary Histogram in the UK

Natural Language Processing
Top 11 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 30 March 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 +23 77 £57,500 +15.00% 4
London +10 66 £62,500 +19.04% 4
Warwickshire -2 9 £57,500 +15.00%
West Midlands -22 9 £57,500 +15.00%
Warwick -4 8 £57,500 +15.00%
City of London +9 6 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Bristol -5 1 £47,500 +15.15%
South West -21 1 £47,500 +15.15%
South East - 1 £30,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Reading - 1 £30,000 -

Natural Language Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 62 (55.86%) Analytics
2 56 (50.45%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (46.85%) Python
4 48 (43.24%) Computer Science
5 46 (41.44%) SQL
5 46 (41.44%) Machine Learning
6 45 (40.54%) MongoDB
7 42 (37.84%) Java
8 41 (36.94%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (36.94%) Git (software)
9 39 (35.14%) Hadoop
9 39 (35.14%) Unit Testing
10 38 (34.23%) Clojure
10 38 (34.23%) Analytical Skills
11 37 (33.33%) NoSQL
12 36 (32.43%) Mathematics
13 35 (31.53%) PostgreSQL
14 34 (30.63%) Jenkins
15 33 (29.73%) Mahout
15 33 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
16 32 (28.83%) Visualisation
16 32 (28.83%) Statistical Analysis
16 32 (28.83%) Apache Hive
16 32 (28.83%) Apache Pig
16 32 (28.83%) Algorithms
17 31 (27.93%) scikit-learn
17 31 (27.93%) Amazon EMR
17 31 (27.93%) User Stories
17 31 (27.93%) Vagrant
17 31 (27.93%) Yeoman

Natural Language Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 32 (28.83%) Apache Pig
2 10 (9.01%) Confluence
2 10 (9.01%) Node.js
3 6 (5.41%) Apache Solr
4 5 (4.50%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.70%) Drupal
5 3 (2.70%) Apache
6 2 (1.80%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.90%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Weka
2 1 (0.90%) Mathematica
2 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 33 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (27.93%) Amazon EC2
2 31 (27.93%) Amazon S3
2 31 (27.93%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.21%) HTTP
2 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (40.54%) MongoDB
2 39 (35.14%) Hadoop
3 37 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 35 (31.53%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (29.73%) Mahout
6 32 (28.83%) Apache Hive
7 31 (27.93%) Impala
8 21 (18.92%) Big Data
9 19 (17.12%) Data Mining
10 10 (9.01%) Redis
11 8 (7.21%) Amazon Redshift
11 8 (7.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (4.50%) MySQL
13 4 (3.60%) Text Mining
14 3 (2.70%) Triplestore
15 1 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 41 (36.94%) Git (software)
2 34 (30.63%) Jenkins
3 31 (27.93%) Yeoman
4 10 (9.01%) JIRA
5 8 (7.21%) Selenium
6 4 (3.60%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.60%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.60%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (2.70%) Artifactory
7 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.70%) Subversion
7 3 (2.70%) Maven
8 2 (1.80%) JUnit
9 1 (0.90%) Hudson
General
1 24 (21.62%) Finance
2 20 (18.02%) Retail
2 20 (18.02%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (44.14%) Developer
2 36 (32.43%) Data Scientist
3 20 (18.02%) C++ Developer
4 11 (9.91%) Analyst
5 10 (9.01%) Data Analyst
6 8 (7.21%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Python Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Research Scientist
8 5 (4.50%) Android Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Consultant
9 4 (3.60%) Tester
9 4 (3.60%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Automation Tester
9 4 (3.60%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Data Analytics Consultant
9 4 (3.60%) Technical Tester
9 4 (3.60%) Data Consultant
10 3 (2.70%) Senior Test Engineer
10 3 (2.70%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (27.93%) SciPy
1 31 (27.93%) D3.js
1 31 (27.93%) Cascalog
1 31 (27.93%) Pandas
1 31 (27.93%) scikit-learn
2 20 (18.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 20 (18.02%) STL
3 17 (15.32%) RESTful
4 12 (10.81%) Web Services
5 9 (8.11%) Django
5 9 (8.11%) Flask
6 5 (4.50%) J2EE
7 3 (2.70%) jQuery
7 3 (2.70%) XML
7 3 (2.70%) XSLT
7 3 (2.70%) Lucene
7 3 (2.70%) HTML
7 3 (2.70%) HTML5
7 3 (2.70%) REST
7 3 (2.70%) Apache Jena
Miscellaneous
1 48 (43.24%) Computer Science
2 38 (34.23%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (32.43%) Mathematics
4 32 (28.83%) Visualisation
4 32 (28.83%) Algorithms
5 22 (19.82%) Open Source
6 20 (18.02%) Social Media
6 20 (18.02%) Data Structures
6 20 (18.02%) Clustering
7 14 (12.61%) Artificial Intelligence
8 9 (8.11%) Statistics
9 4 (3.60%) Physics
10 3 (2.70%) Ontologies
10 3 (2.70%) Semantic Web
10 3 (2.70%) Linked Data
11 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.80%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.90%) Neural Network
12 1 (0.90%) Social Network
12 1 (0.90%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.51%) Android
2 13 (11.71%) Linux
3 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.80%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (55.86%) Analytics
2 56 (50.45%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (41.44%) Machine Learning
4 41 (36.94%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (35.14%) Unit Testing
6 32 (28.83%) Statistical Analysis
7 31 (27.93%) Software Engineering
7 31 (27.93%) Data Visualisation
7 31 (27.93%) User Stories
7 31 (27.93%) Data Munging
7 31 (27.93%) Time Series Analysis
8 23 (20.72%) Use Case
8 23 (20.72%) Multithreading
9 22 (19.82%) Coaching
10 20 (18.02%) Risk Analysis
11 19 (17.12%) Data Analysis
12 16 (14.41%) TDD
13 14 (12.61%) Data Analytics
14 11 (9.91%) Scrum
14 11 (9.91%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (46.85%) Python
2 46 (41.44%) SQL
3 42 (37.84%) Java
4 38 (34.23%) Clojure
5 31 (27.93%) Bash Shell
5 31 (27.93%) VBA
6 28 (25.23%) R
7 26 (23.42%) C++
8 21 (18.92%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.60%) Scala
10 3 (2.70%) SPARQL
10 3 (2.70%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.70%) PHP
10 3 (2.70%) XQuery
11 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.80%) Perl
11 2 (1.80%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (23.42%) Degree
2 18 (16.22%) PhD
3 11 (9.91%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 31 (27.93%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 31 (27.93%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (7.21%) Google
2 3 (2.70%) Twitter
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle
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