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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Natural Language Processing
Rank 828 837 868
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +31
Permanent jobs citing Natural Language Processing 64 109 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.092% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.23% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 53 109 24
Average salary £65,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £57,750
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
40824 47288 43848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.78% 40.00% 40.56%
Number of salaries quoted 34880 40452 38092
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 £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 27 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 27 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 +3 64 £65,000 +23.80% 3
London +13 59 £67,500 +28.57% 3
West Midlands -13 5 £57,500 +9.52%
Warwickshire -16 5 £57,500 +9.52%
Warwick -9 4 £57,500 +9.52%
City of London +46 2 £55,000 -40.54% 1

Natural Language Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 (54.24%) Python
2 62 (52.54%) Analytics
3 57 (48.31%) Machine Learning
4 55 (46.61%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (41.53%) SQL
5 49 (41.53%) Amazon AWS
6 48 (40.68%) Computer Science
7 44 (37.29%) MongoDB
7 44 (37.29%) Analytical Skills
7 44 (37.29%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (35.59%) Unit Testing
9 41 (34.75%) Hadoop
9 41 (34.75%) Mathematics
9 41 (34.75%) Statistical Analysis
9 41 (34.75%) Clojure
10 40 (33.90%) Algorithms
10 40 (33.90%) Git (software)
11 38 (32.20%) Java
11 38 (32.20%) PostgreSQL
12 37 (31.36%) Visualisation
13 36 (30.51%) Time Series Analysis
13 36 (30.51%) NoSQL
13 36 (30.51%) Mahout
14 35 (29.66%) Jenkins
14 35 (29.66%) Pandas
14 35 (29.66%) scikit-learn
15 34 (28.81%) Cascalog
15 34 (28.81%) Amazon EMR
15 34 (28.81%) User Stories
15 34 (28.81%) Apache Pig

Natural Language Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (28.81%) Apache Pig
2 6 (5.08%) Confluence
2 6 (5.08%) Node.js
3 4 (3.39%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.54%) Apache
4 3 (2.54%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.54%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.69%) SAS
5 2 (1.69%) Drupal
5 2 (1.69%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) SPSS
1 2 (1.69%) CPLEX
1 2 (1.69%) Weka
2 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 49 (41.53%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (28.81%) Amazon EC2
2 34 (28.81%) Amazon S3
2 34 (28.81%) Amazon EMR
3 8 (6.78%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (37.29%) MongoDB
2 41 (34.75%) Hadoop
3 38 (32.20%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (30.51%) Mahout
4 36 (30.51%) NoSQL
5 34 (28.81%) Apache Hive
5 34 (28.81%) Impala
6 28 (23.73%) Data Mining
7 22 (18.64%) Big Data
8 11 (9.32%) Text Mining
9 7 (5.93%) Redis
10 6 (5.08%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (5.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (2.54%) MySQL
12 2 (1.69%) Triplestore
12 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.69%) HBase
13 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 40 (33.90%) Git (software)
2 35 (29.66%) Jenkins
3 34 (28.81%) Yeoman
4 6 (5.08%) JIRA
4 6 (5.08%) Selenium
5 4 (3.39%) Selenium IDE
5 4 (3.39%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.69%) JUnit
6 2 (1.69%) Subversion
6 2 (1.69%) Maven
7 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.85%) Hudson
7 1 (0.85%) Artifactory
General
1 26 (22.03%) Finance
2 22 (18.64%) Telecoms
2 22 (18.64%) Retail
3 4 (3.39%) Games
4 2 (1.69%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.69%) Automotive
4 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (44.07%) Developer
2 45 (38.14%) Data Scientist
3 19 (16.10%) C++ Developer
4 15 (12.71%) Data Analyst
4 15 (12.71%) Analyst
5 8 (6.78%) Java Developer
5 8 (6.78%) Python Developer
6 7 (5.93%) Android Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Data Analytics Consultant
7 6 (5.08%) Data Consultant
7 6 (5.08%) Consultant
8 5 (4.24%) Research Scientist
9 4 (3.39%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (2.54%) Django Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Senior Python Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Senior Test Engineer
10 3 (2.54%) Software Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (29.66%) Pandas
1 35 (29.66%) scikit-learn
2 34 (28.81%) Cascalog
2 34 (28.81%) SciPy
2 34 (28.81%) D3.js
3 19 (16.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 19 (16.10%) STL
4 14 (11.86%) RESTful
5 11 (9.32%) Web Services
6 9 (7.63%) Django
6 9 (7.63%) Flask
7 4 (3.39%) J2EE
8 2 (1.69%) EJB
8 2 (1.69%) jQuery
8 2 (1.69%) XML
8 2 (1.69%) XSLT
8 2 (1.69%) Lucene
8 2 (1.69%) Java SE
8 2 (1.69%) HTML
8 2 (1.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 48 (40.68%) Computer Science
2 44 (37.29%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (34.75%) Mathematics
4 40 (33.90%) Algorithms
5 37 (31.36%) Visualisation
6 21 (17.80%) Data Structures
7 19 (16.10%) Social Media
7 19 (16.10%) Clustering
8 13 (11.02%) Artificial Intelligence
9 10 (8.47%) Statistics
10 4 (3.39%) Smartphone
10 4 (3.39%) Physics
11 3 (2.54%) Neural Network
12 2 (1.69%) Economics
12 2 (1.69%) Ontologies
12 2 (1.69%) Applied Mathematics
12 2 (1.69%) Linked Data
12 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.69%) Semantic Web
13 1 (0.85%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.56%) Android
2 10 (8.47%) Linux
3 4 (3.39%) UNIX
4 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (52.54%) Analytics
2 57 (48.31%) Machine Learning
3 55 (46.61%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (37.29%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (35.59%) Unit Testing
6 41 (34.75%) Statistical Analysis
7 36 (30.51%) Time Series Analysis
8 34 (28.81%) User Stories
8 34 (28.81%) Data Munging
8 34 (28.81%) Data Visualisation
9 33 (27.97%) Software Engineering
10 24 (20.34%) Use Case
11 22 (18.64%) Multithreading
11 22 (18.64%) Data Analysis
11 22 (18.64%) Data Analytics
12 21 (17.80%) Open Source
13 19 (16.10%) Risk Analysis
14 17 (14.41%) Coaching
15 16 (13.56%) Mentoring
16 15 (12.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 64 (54.24%) Python
2 49 (41.53%) SQL
3 41 (34.75%) Clojure
4 38 (32.20%) Java
5 34 (28.81%) VBA
5 34 (28.81%) Bash Shell
6 33 (27.97%) R
7 30 (25.42%) C++
8 14 (11.86%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.24%) MATLAB
10 4 (3.39%) Scala
11 3 (2.54%) C
12 2 (1.69%) C#
12 2 (1.69%) Perl
12 2 (1.69%) PHP
12 2 (1.69%) XQuery
12 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.69%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.69%) Ruby
12 2 (1.69%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 30 (25.42%) Degree
2 22 (18.64%) PhD
3 13 (11.02%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 34 (28.81%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 34 (28.81%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (6.78%) Google
2 1 (0.85%) Twitter
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