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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Natural Language Processing
Rank 812 840 863
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +23
Permanent jobs citing Natural Language Processing 84 100 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.084% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.21% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 70 99 21
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% +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
41667 47871 44788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.75% 40.08% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35484 40496 38965
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 £60,000 £63,500
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 4 May 2015 within the UK.

Natural Language Processing Salary Histogram in the UK

Natural Language Processing
Top 6 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 May 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 +14 84 £62,500 +21.95% 3
London +32 76 £65,000 +23.80% 3
West Midlands -8 8 £57,500 +9.52%
Warwickshire -9 8 £57,500 +9.52%
Warwick -2 7 £57,500 +9.52%
City of London +32 6 £50,000 -45.94% 1

Natural Language Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 64 (53.78%) Analytics
2 61 (51.26%) Python
3 57 (47.90%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (45.38%) Machine Learning
5 50 (42.02%) Computer Science
5 50 (42.02%) Amazon AWS
6 48 (40.34%) SQL
7 45 (37.82%) MongoDB
8 44 (36.97%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (36.13%) Hadoop
9 43 (36.13%) Analytical Skills
10 42 (35.29%) Unit Testing
11 41 (34.45%) Git (software)
11 41 (34.45%) Mathematics
11 41 (34.45%) Java
11 41 (34.45%) Clojure
12 40 (33.61%) Statistical Analysis
13 39 (32.77%) Algorithms
14 38 (31.93%) PostgreSQL
15 37 (31.09%) Visualisation
15 37 (31.09%) Jenkins
16 36 (30.25%) Time Series Analysis
16 36 (30.25%) Mahout
16 36 (30.25%) NoSQL
17 34 (28.57%) VirtualBox
17 34 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
17 34 (28.57%) D3.js
17 34 (28.57%) SciPy
17 34 (28.57%) Apache Hive
17 34 (28.57%) Bash Shell

Natural Language Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 34 (28.57%) Apache Pig
2 7 (5.88%) Confluence
2 7 (5.88%) Node.js
3 6 (5.04%) Apache Solr
4 5 (4.20%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.52%) Drupal
5 3 (2.52%) Apache
6 2 (1.68%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.68%) SAS
6 2 (1.68%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Weka
1 2 (1.68%) SPSS
1 2 (1.68%) CPLEX
2 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 50 (42.02%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (28.57%) Amazon EMR
2 34 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
2 34 (28.57%) Amazon S3
3 8 (6.72%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (37.82%) MongoDB
2 43 (36.13%) Hadoop
3 38 (31.93%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (30.25%) Mahout
4 36 (30.25%) NoSQL
5 34 (28.57%) Apache Hive
5 34 (28.57%) Impala
6 25 (21.01%) Data Mining
7 24 (20.17%) Big Data
8 9 (7.56%) Text Mining
9 7 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
9 7 (5.88%) Redis
9 7 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (4.20%) MySQL
11 3 (2.52%) Triplestore
12 2 (1.68%) HBase
12 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 41 (34.45%) Git (software)
2 37 (31.09%) Jenkins
3 34 (28.57%) Yeoman
4 7 (5.88%) JIRA
4 7 (5.88%) Selenium
5 4 (3.36%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.36%) Selenium IDE
5 4 (3.36%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.52%) Subversion
6 3 (2.52%) Maven
6 3 (2.52%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.68%) JUnit
8 1 (0.84%) Hudson
General
1 26 (21.85%) Finance
2 22 (18.49%) Retail
2 22 (18.49%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.52%) Games
4 2 (1.68%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.68%) Automotive
4 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (44.54%) Developer
2 42 (35.29%) Data Scientist
3 20 (16.81%) C++ Developer
4 14 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 14 (11.76%) Analyst
5 8 (6.72%) Java Developer
6 7 (5.88%) Python Developer
6 7 (5.88%) Android Developer
7 6 (5.04%) Data Analytics Consultant
7 6 (5.04%) Research Scientist
7 6 (5.04%) Data Consultant
7 6 (5.04%) Consultant
7 6 (5.04%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Test Engineer
9 3 (2.52%) Senior Python Developer
9 3 (2.52%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (2.52%) Technical Tester
9 3 (2.52%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (2.52%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (28.57%) D3.js
1 34 (28.57%) SciPy
1 34 (28.57%) scikit-learn
1 34 (28.57%) Cascalog
1 34 (28.57%) Pandas
2 20 (16.81%) STL
2 20 (16.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 16 (13.45%) RESTful
4 12 (10.08%) Web Services
5 9 (7.56%) Django
5 9 (7.56%) Flask
6 5 (4.20%) J2EE
7 3 (2.52%) jQuery
7 3 (2.52%) Lucene
7 3 (2.52%) XML
7 3 (2.52%) XSLT
7 3 (2.52%) HTML
7 3 (2.52%) Apache Jena
7 3 (2.52%) HTML5
8 2 (1.68%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 50 (42.02%) Computer Science
2 43 (36.13%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (34.45%) Mathematics
4 39 (32.77%) Algorithms
5 37 (31.09%) Visualisation
6 22 (18.49%) Open Source
6 22 (18.49%) Data Structures
7 20 (16.81%) Social Media
7 20 (16.81%) Clustering
8 13 (10.92%) Artificial Intelligence
9 10 (8.40%) Statistics
10 4 (3.36%) Smartphone
11 3 (2.52%) Semantic Web
11 3 (2.52%) Ontologies
11 3 (2.52%) Physics
11 3 (2.52%) Neural Network
11 3 (2.52%) Linked Data
12 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.68%) Economics
12 2 (1.68%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.45%) Android
2 10 (8.40%) Linux
3 4 (3.36%) UNIX
4 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (53.78%) Analytics
2 57 (47.90%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (45.38%) Machine Learning
4 44 (36.97%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (35.29%) Unit Testing
6 40 (33.61%) Statistical Analysis
7 36 (30.25%) Time Series Analysis
8 34 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
8 34 (28.57%) User Stories
8 34 (28.57%) Data Munging
8 34 (28.57%) Software Engineering
9 24 (20.17%) Use Case
10 23 (19.33%) Multithreading
10 23 (19.33%) Data Analysis
11 21 (17.65%) Data Analytics
12 20 (16.81%) Risk Analysis
13 18 (15.13%) Coaching
14 16 (13.45%) TDD
15 15 (12.61%) Mentoring
16 14 (11.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 61 (51.26%) Python
2 48 (40.34%) SQL
3 41 (34.45%) Java
3 41 (34.45%) Clojure
4 34 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 34 (28.57%) VBA
5 32 (26.89%) R
6 29 (24.37%) C++
7 18 (15.13%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.36%) MATLAB
8 4 (3.36%) Scala
9 3 (2.52%) SPARQL
9 3 (2.52%) XQuery
9 3 (2.52%) PHP
10 2 (1.68%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.68%) C
10 2 (1.68%) C#
10 2 (1.68%) Perl
10 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.68%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (26.05%) Degree
2 22 (18.49%) PhD
3 13 (10.92%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 34 (28.57%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 34 (28.57%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (6.72%) Google
2 3 (2.52%) Twitter
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