Period
to 29 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Machine Learning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Machine Learning over the 6 months to 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Machine Learning
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 13 16
Rank change year-on-year -11 +3 +15
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 68 232 410
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridge 8.11% 13.98% 13.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.72% 14.58% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 46 205 324
Median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +13.64% -8.33%
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,666 £29,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £90,000 £76,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +8.70% -4.17%

Machine Learning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 780 1,591 2,918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.08% 95.84% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 454 1,084 1,950
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -

Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Machine Learning as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Machine Learning in Cambridge

Machine Learning
Salary Trend in Cambridge

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Machine Learning in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Machine Learning in Cambridge

Machine Learning
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Salary distribution for jobs citing Machine Learning in Cambridge over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Machine Learning in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, IT jobs citing Machine Learning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 42 (61.76%) Python
2 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (47.06%) Linux
4 25 (36.76%) AWS
5 24 (35.29%) Java
5 24 (35.29%) Artificial Intelligence
5 24 (35.29%) Data Science
6 22 (32.35%) Git (software)
7 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
8 17 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (23.53%) Web Services
9 16 (23.53%) Text Mining
9 16 (23.53%) Spring
9 16 (23.53%) RESTful
9 16 (23.53%) Life Science
9 16 (23.53%) Rapid Prototyping
10 15 (22.06%) Analytics
10 15 (22.06%) Maven
10 15 (22.06%) Docker
11 14 (20.59%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (20.59%) SQL
11 14 (20.59%) Degree
12 13 (19.12%) Jenkins
12 13 (19.12%) C++
13 12 (17.65%) Software Engineering
13 12 (17.65%) AngularJS
13 12 (17.65%) Visualisation
13 12 (17.65%) Algorithms
13 12 (17.65%) React
13 12 (17.65%) Spring Boot

Machine Learning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 14 (20.59%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.88%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.47%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.47%) DNN
3 1 (1.47%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 25 (36.76%) AWS
2 11 (16.18%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (13.24%) Serverless
4 4 (5.88%) Trello
5 3 (4.41%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (4.41%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (4.41%) GCP
5 3 (4.41%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.47%) Azure
6 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) Text Mining
2 10 (14.71%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.29%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.29%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.82%) Blockchain
4 6 (8.82%) OLAP
5 3 (4.41%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (4.41%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.41%) Power BI
6 2 (2.94%) Big Data
6 2 (2.94%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.47%) HBase
7 1 (1.47%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 22 (32.35%) Git (software)
2 15 (22.06%) Maven
3 13 (19.12%) Jenkins
4 6 (8.82%) GitLab
4 6 (8.82%) JIRA
5 4 (5.88%) YouTrack
6 1 (1.47%) CMake
General
1 6 (8.82%) Finance
1 6 (8.82%) Retail
2 5 (7.35%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.88%) Electronics
3 4 (5.88%) Law
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) Developer
2 16 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.71%) Data Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Junior
4 8 (11.76%) Junior Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Junior Java Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Data Scientist
5 6 (8.82%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Principal Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Principal Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Build Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Linux Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Build Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Python Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Build and Release Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) JavaScript Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.53%) RESTful
1 16 (23.53%) Spring
1 16 (23.53%) Web Services
2 12 (17.65%) AngularJS
2 12 (17.65%) React
2 12 (17.65%) Spring Boot
3 11 (16.18%) jQuery
4 6 (8.82%) D3.js
4 6 (8.82%) Natural Language Processing
4 6 (8.82%) React Native
5 3 (4.41%) .NET
5 3 (4.41%) NumPy
5 3 (4.41%) Pandas
5 3 (4.41%) TensorFlow
6 2 (2.94%) LLVM
6 2 (2.94%) Node.js
6 2 (2.94%) PyTorch
6 2 (2.94%) REST
6 2 (2.94%) WPF
7 1 (1.47%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (23.53%) Life Science
3 12 (17.65%) Algorithms
4 8 (11.76%) User Experience
5 6 (8.82%) Cloud Native
5 6 (8.82%) Data Structures
5 6 (8.82%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (4.41%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.94%) NHS
7 2 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.47%) Acoustics
8 1 (1.47%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (1.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.47%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 32 (47.06%) Linux
2 6 (8.82%) Unix
3 2 (2.94%) Windows
4 1 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.29%) Artificial Intelligence
2 24 (35.29%) Data Science
3 16 (23.53%) Rapid Prototyping
4 15 (22.06%) Analytics
5 12 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 12 (17.65%) Visualisation
6 10 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (13.24%) Computer Science
7 9 (13.24%) Data Engineering
7 9 (13.24%) Mathematics
8 8 (11.76%) DevOps
8 8 (11.76%) Infrastructure as Code
8 8 (11.76%) Microservices
8 8 (11.76%) Statistics
9 7 (10.29%) Data Visualisation
9 7 (10.29%) ETL
10 6 (8.82%) Regression Testing
10 6 (8.82%) Scrum
10 6 (8.82%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (61.76%) Python
2 24 (35.29%) Java
3 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
4 14 (20.59%) SQL
5 13 (19.12%) C++
6 9 (13.24%) Scala
7 8 (11.76%) Go
8 6 (8.82%) Bash Shell
9 5 (7.35%) R
10 4 (5.88%) Java 8
11 3 (4.41%) C
11 3 (4.41%) C#
12 2 (2.94%) ES6
12 2 (2.94%) MATLAB
12 2 (2.94%) Rust
13 1 (1.47%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) Degree
2 11 (16.18%) PhD
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.47%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.47%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (22.06%) Docker
2 1 (1.47%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Tableau
2 3 (4.41%) Google
3 1 (1.47%) Hortonworks
3 1 (1.47%) Intel
3 1 (1.47%) Lattice Semiconductor