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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Natural Language Processing
Rank 844 865 838
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -27
Permanent jobs citing Natural Language Processing 55 45 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.039% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.10% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 47 40 34
Average salary £65,000 £58,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.63% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £47,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,250 £76,750
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £47,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+13.15% +75.92%

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
41418 44528 42429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.32% 38.25% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 35449 37455 36678
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 1 September 2015 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 1 September 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 +32 55 £65,000 +10.63% 5
London +24 46 £65,000 -3.70% 4
Manchester - 5 - -
North West - 5 - -
City of London +29 3 £65,000 -10.34% 1
South East +9 2 £80,000 +18.51%
Brentford - 2 £65,000 -
Leicestershire - 2 £47,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £80,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £47,500 -
Reading - 1 £100,000 -
Slough - 1 £60,000 -

Natural Language Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 68 (61.26%) Python
1 68 (61.26%) Analytics
2 55 (49.55%) Machine Learning
3 52 (46.85%) R
4 51 (45.95%) SQL
5 49 (44.14%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (42.34%) Hadoop
6 47 (42.34%) Statistical Analysis
6 47 (42.34%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (40.54%) Mahout
7 45 (40.54%) scikit-learn
7 45 (40.54%) Pandas
8 44 (39.64%) Clojure
8 44 (39.64%) Apache Hive
9 43 (38.74%) SciPy
9 43 (38.74%) Apache Pig
9 43 (38.74%) Time Series Analysis
9 43 (38.74%) Unit Testing
9 43 (38.74%) PostgreSQL
10 42 (37.84%) Git (software)
10 42 (37.84%) Data Munging
10 42 (37.84%) MongoDB
10 42 (37.84%) Visualisation
10 42 (37.84%) Amazon AWS
11 41 (36.94%) D3.js
12 40 (36.04%) Jenkins
12 40 (36.04%) Yeoman
12 40 (36.04%) Amazon EMR
12 40 (36.04%) Vagrant
12 40 (36.04%) Amazon EC2

Natural Language Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 43 (38.74%) Apache Pig
2 12 (10.81%) Apache Spark
3 11 (9.91%) Apache
4 6 (5.41%) SAS
5 5 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.80%) IPython
7 1 (0.90%) CMS
7 1 (0.90%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (9.01%) SPSS
2 2 (1.80%) CPLEX
Cloud Services
1 42 (37.84%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (36.04%) Amazon EC2
2 40 (36.04%) Amazon S3
2 40 (36.04%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (3.60%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) HTTP
1 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (42.34%) Hadoop
2 45 (40.54%) Mahout
3 44 (39.64%) Apache Hive
4 43 (38.74%) PostgreSQL
5 42 (37.84%) MongoDB
6 40 (36.04%) Impala
7 31 (27.93%) Big Data
8 30 (27.03%) Data Mining
9 24 (21.62%) NoSQL
10 13 (11.71%) Text Mining
11 3 (2.70%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 2 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.80%) HBase
12 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.90%) Redis
13 1 (0.90%) MySQL
13 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
13 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 42 (37.84%) Git (software)
2 40 (36.04%) Jenkins
2 40 (36.04%) Yeoman
3 2 (1.80%) gulp
3 2 (1.80%) Mocha
3 2 (1.80%) Jasmine
General
1 29 (26.13%) Retail
2 28 (25.23%) Finance
3 24 (21.62%) Telecoms
4 13 (11.71%) Banking
5 9 (8.11%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.50%) Games
7 2 (1.80%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.80%) Automotive
7 2 (1.80%) Legal
7 2 (1.80%) Marketing
8 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 54 (48.65%) Data Scientist
2 39 (35.14%) Developer
3 15 (13.51%) Consultant
4 13 (11.71%) C++ Developer
5 10 (9.01%) Data Analyst
5 10 (9.01%) Analyst
5 10 (9.01%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 10 (9.01%) Data Consultant
6 7 (6.31%) Python Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Architect
8 4 (3.60%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Android Developer
9 3 (2.70%) Research Scientist
9 3 (2.70%) Senior Python Developer
9 3 (2.70%) Junior
9 3 (2.70%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.70%) Java Developer
9 3 (2.70%) Junior Developer
10 2 (1.80%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (40.54%) Pandas
1 45 (40.54%) scikit-learn
2 43 (38.74%) SciPy
3 41 (36.94%) D3.js
4 40 (36.04%) Cascalog
5 13 (11.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 13 (11.71%) STL
6 8 (7.21%) HTML
6 8 (7.21%) CSS
7 5 (4.50%) Flask
7 5 (4.50%) AngularJS
7 5 (4.50%) MLlib
7 5 (4.50%) HTML5
8 4 (3.60%) Django
8 4 (3.60%) RESTful
8 4 (3.60%) CSS3
9 3 (2.70%) NumPy
9 3 (2.70%) Spring
10 2 (1.80%) React
10 2 (1.80%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 49 (44.14%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (37.84%) Visualisation
3 35 (31.53%) Computer Science
4 32 (28.83%) Mathematics
5 31 (27.93%) Algorithms
6 15 (13.51%) Data Structures
7 13 (11.71%) Social Media
7 13 (11.71%) Clustering
8 11 (9.91%) Artificial Intelligence
9 8 (7.21%) Ontologies
9 8 (7.21%) Physics
10 7 (6.31%) Management Information System
11 5 (4.50%) Statistics
11 5 (4.50%) Life Science
12 3 (2.70%) Smartphone
13 2 (1.80%) Applied Mathematics
13 2 (1.80%) N-Tier
13 2 (1.80%) Neural Network
13 2 (1.80%) Economics
13 2 (1.80%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.21%) Android
2 4 (3.60%) Linux
3 2 (1.80%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.80%) Debian
3 2 (1.80%) UNIX
4 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (61.26%) Analytics
2 55 (49.55%) Machine Learning
3 47 (42.34%) Statistical Analysis
3 47 (42.34%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (38.74%) Unit Testing
4 43 (38.74%) Time Series Analysis
5 42 (37.84%) Data Munging
6 40 (36.04%) Data Visualisation
7 37 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (32.43%) User Stories
9 35 (31.53%) Open Source
10 26 (23.42%) Data Analytics
11 25 (22.52%) Data Analysis
12 23 (20.72%) Use Case
13 18 (16.22%) Software Engineering
14 14 (12.61%) Multithreading
14 14 (12.61%) Coaching
15 13 (11.71%) Risk Analysis
15 13 (11.71%) OO
16 12 (10.81%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 68 (61.26%) Python
2 52 (46.85%) R
3 51 (45.95%) SQL
4 44 (39.64%) Clojure
5 40 (36.04%) Bash Shell
5 40 (36.04%) VBA
6 30 (27.03%) C++
7 23 (20.72%) Java
8 12 (10.81%) MATLAB
9 10 (9.01%) JavaScript
10 6 (5.41%) C
11 5 (4.50%) SPARQL
12 3 (2.70%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.70%) Go
12 3 (2.70%) C#
13 1 (0.90%) PHP
13 1 (0.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (17.12%) Degree
2 16 (14.41%) PhD
3 13 (11.71%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) QA
System Software
1 40 (36.04%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.90%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 40 (36.04%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (4.50%) IBM
1 5 (4.50%) Google
2 1 (0.90%) Zend
2 1 (0.90%) Xamarin
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.90%) Cognizant
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Capgemini
Salary: competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago