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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Natural Language Processing over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Natural Language Processing
Rank 719 892 868
Rank change year-on-year
+173 -24
Permanent jobs citing Natural Language Processing 180 85 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.078% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 164 65 96
Median salary £58,750 £62,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £42,200 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +5.55%

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
37367 41054 44673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.76% 37.53% 38.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32553 35063 37550
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Natural Language Processing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Natural Language Processing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016 within the UK.

Natural Language Processing Salary Histogram in the UK

Natural Language Processing
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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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 +153 169 £60,000 -5.88% 19
London +109 125 £57,500 -11.53% 10
South East +52 27 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Oxfordshire - 19 £65,000 - 1
Oxford - 18 £65,000 - 1
Ruislip - 16 £42,500 - 1
City of London +62 14 £50,000 -23.07% 3
South Wales +14 9 £25,000 -40.47% 1
Wales +10 9 £25,000 -40.47% 1
Bridgend +9 9 £25,000 -40.47% 1
East of England +7 8 £50,000 -16.66% 6
Cambridgeshire +6 8 £50,000 -16.66% 6
Cambridge +5 8 £50,000 -16.66% 6
Warwick - 5 - -
Warwickshire - 5 - -
West Midlands - 5 - - 1
North West +17 3 £40,000 -
Manchester -8 3 £40,000 -
Middlesex - 3 £40,000 -
Surrey - 3 £110,000 -
Harrow - 2 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £60,000 -
Southampton - 2 £60,000 -
Kidlington - 1 £62,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £45,000 -
Scotland - 1 £45,000 -

Natural Language Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing 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 Natural Language Processing.

1 234 (64.64%) Java
2 194 (53.59%) Machine Learning
3 166 (45.86%) Analytics
4 151 (41.71%) Python
4 151 (41.71%) Agile Software Development
5 146 (40.33%) Artificial Intelligence
6 141 (38.95%) Big Data
7 139 (38.40%) Computer Science
8 121 (33.43%) Degree
9 116 (32.04%) SQL
10 110 (30.39%) Algorithms
11 96 (26.52%) JavaScript
12 93 (25.69%) PhD
13 87 (24.03%) Data Analysis
14 85 (23.48%) Software Engineering
15 84 (23.20%) R
16 81 (22.38%) Git (software)
17 78 (21.55%) Data Analytics
18 77 (21.27%) Visualisation
18 77 (21.27%) HTML
19 76 (20.99%) Analytical Skills
20 74 (20.44%) CSS
21 71 (19.61%) Data Mining
22 63 (17.40%) C#
23 62 (17.13%) Mathematics
24 59 (16.30%) Finance
24 59 (16.30%) HTML5
25 58 (16.02%) Hadoop
25 58 (16.02%) Information Retrieval
25 58 (16.02%) Scrum

Natural Language Processing
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 56 (15.47%) Apache Spark
2 40 (11.05%) Apache Pig
3 26 (7.18%) Apache
4 15 (4.14%) SAS
5 13 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.66%) NServiceBus
7 3 (0.83%) Jetty
7 3 (0.83%) nginx
7 3 (0.83%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (1.93%) Mathematica
2 5 (1.38%) GNU Octave
2 5 (1.38%) SPSS
3 2 (0.55%) CPLEX
3 2 (0.55%) Gephi
3 2 (0.55%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.55%) S-PLUS
3 2 (0.55%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (10.50%) GitHub
2 37 (10.22%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (6.63%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (6.63%) Amazon EMR
3 24 (6.63%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.28%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.28%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.66%) Internet
2 4 (1.10%) HTTP
3 1 (0.28%) Firewall
3 1 (0.28%) LAN
3 1 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (38.95%) Big Data
2 71 (19.61%) Data Mining
3 58 (16.02%) Hadoop
4 50 (13.81%) NoSQL
4 50 (13.81%) SQL Server
5 45 (12.43%) Apache Hive
6 43 (11.88%) MongoDB
7 42 (11.60%) Neo4j
8 41 (11.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 38 (10.50%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (6.91%) Mahout
11 24 (6.63%) Impala
12 22 (6.08%) Apache Cassandra
12 22 (6.08%) Relational Database
13 14 (3.87%) MySQL
14 11 (3.04%) Triplestore
15 10 (2.76%) Text Mining
16 9 (2.49%) RDBMS
17 6 (1.66%) OrientDB
18 5 (1.38%) HBase
Development Applications
1 81 (22.38%) Git (software)
2 47 (12.98%) JIRA
3 41 (11.33%) Bitbucket
3 41 (11.33%) NUnit
4 34 (9.39%) Jenkins
5 24 (6.63%) Vagrant
5 24 (6.63%) Yeoman
6 13 (3.59%) Maven
7 7 (1.93%) Subversion
8 6 (1.66%) IntelliJ
8 6 (1.66%) JUnit
8 6 (1.66%) PhantomJS
8 6 (1.66%) Selenium
9 4 (1.10%) Fiddler
10 3 (0.83%) Gradle
10 3 (0.83%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.55%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.55%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.28%) Grunt
12 1 (0.28%) Mocha
General
1 59 (16.30%) Finance
2 24 (6.63%) Retail
3 22 (6.08%) Banking
4 19 (5.25%) Publishing
5 18 (4.97%) Telecoms
6 17 (4.70%) Manufacturing
7 12 (3.31%) Marketing
8 8 (2.21%) Back Office
9 5 (1.38%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.38%) Front Office
10 4 (1.10%) Law
11 3 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.55%) Games
12 2 (0.55%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 118 (32.60%) Developer
2 69 (19.06%) Data Scientist
3 55 (15.19%) Software Engineer
4 53 (14.64%) Java Developer
5 35 (9.67%) Full Stack Developer
6 33 (9.12%) Architect
7 30 (8.29%) Java Engineer
8 28 (7.73%) JavaScript Developer
9 25 (6.91%) Data Architect
9 25 (6.91%) Java Software Engineer
10 23 (6.35%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 21 (5.80%) Senior Data Scientist
12 20 (5.52%) C# Developer
13 19 (5.25%) Consultant
13 19 (5.25%) Java Architect
13 19 (5.25%) Senior Developer
13 19 (5.25%) TOGAF Architect
14 17 (4.70%) Data Engineer
15 16 (4.42%) Analytics Consultant
16 14 (3.87%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (21.27%) HTML
2 74 (20.44%) CSS
3 59 (16.30%) HTML5
4 55 (15.19%) .NET
5 49 (13.54%) AngularJS
5 49 (13.54%) Spring
6 47 (12.98%) ASP.NET
6 47 (12.98%) KnockoutJS
7 46 (12.71%) CSS3
8 45 (12.43%) jQuery
9 42 (11.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 41 (11.33%) Ajax
11 38 (10.50%) Web Services
12 35 (9.67%) D3.js
13 31 (8.56%) React
14 29 (8.01%) SciPy
15 27 (7.46%) Pandas
16 26 (7.18%) scikit-learn
17 25 (6.91%) RESTful
18 24 (6.63%) Cascalog
Miscellaneous
1 146 (40.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 139 (38.40%) Computer Science
3 110 (30.39%) Algorithms
4 77 (21.27%) Visualisation
5 76 (20.99%) Analytical Skills
6 62 (17.13%) Mathematics
7 58 (16.02%) Statistics
8 33 (9.12%) Neural Network
8 33 (9.12%) Ontologies
9 23 (6.35%) Physics
10 21 (5.80%) Clustering
11 19 (5.25%) Life Science
12 16 (4.42%) User Experience
13 15 (4.14%) Informatics
13 15 (4.14%) Social Media
14 11 (3.04%) Social Network
15 9 (2.49%) Health Informatics
16 8 (2.21%) Data Structures
16 8 (2.21%) Fintech
17 6 (1.66%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.70%) Linux
2 12 (3.31%) Unix
3 7 (1.93%) Android
3 7 (1.93%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.83%) Windows
5 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (53.59%) Machine Learning
2 166 (45.86%) Analytics
3 151 (41.71%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (24.03%) Data Analysis
5 85 (23.48%) Software Engineering
6 78 (21.55%) Data Analytics
7 58 (16.02%) Information Retrieval
7 58 (16.02%) Scrum
8 55 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (13.26%) MVC
10 45 (12.43%) Data Visualisation
10 45 (12.43%) Unit Testing
11 42 (11.60%) Open Source
12 41 (11.33%) Microservices
13 40 (11.05%) Project Management
14 39 (10.77%) TDD
15 38 (10.50%) OOP
15 38 (10.50%) Sentiment Analysis
16 36 (9.94%) User Stories
17 34 (9.39%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 234 (64.64%) Java
2 151 (41.71%) Python
3 116 (32.04%) SQL
4 96 (26.52%) JavaScript
5 84 (23.20%) R
6 63 (17.40%) C#
7 46 (12.71%) C++
8 33 (9.12%) Clojure
8 33 (9.12%) Scala
9 28 (7.73%) Bash Shell
10 25 (6.91%) MATLAB
11 24 (6.63%) Cypher
11 24 (6.63%) VBA
12 22 (6.08%) Perl
13 16 (4.42%) Ruby
14 14 (3.87%) C
15 7 (1.93%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.38%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.38%) SPARQL
17 4 (1.10%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 121 (33.43%) Degree
2 93 (25.69%) PhD
3 4 (1.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.76%) QA
2 6 (1.66%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.66%) SNOMED CT
3 2 (0.55%) WAI
System Software
1 24 (6.63%) Virtual Machines
1 24 (6.63%) VirtualBox
2 9 (2.49%) Docker
3 5 (1.38%) HDFS
4 3 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (1.38%) Ansible
2 4 (1.10%) Puppet
3 3 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 13 (3.59%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (2.49%) IBM
3 8 (2.21%) Remedy
4 6 (1.66%) SAP
5 5 (1.38%) Apple
6 3 (0.83%) Oracle
7 2 (0.55%) Google
7 2 (0.55%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.55%) Tableau
8 1 (0.28%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.28%) Intel
8 1 (0.28%) MEDITECH
8 1 (0.28%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.28%) Twitter
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Salary: to £55k DoE
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens & bonus
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Ruislip, Middlesex
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Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: to £45k + benefits
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Oxford
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