Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Natural Language Processing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Natural Language Processing over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Natural Language Processing (NLP)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 284 297 396
Rank change year-on-year +13 +99 +16
Permanent jobs citing Natural Language Processing 46 57 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.45% 0.49% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.13% 1.18% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 34 56 21
City of London median annual salary £66,250 £55,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.45% -21.43% -
10th Percentile £51,625 £42,500 £38,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £115,000 £135,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% -21.43% -

Natural Language Processing is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4085 4851 6282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.15% 41.46% 36.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3678 4472 5443
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

Natural Language Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Natural Language Processing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Natural Language Processing in the City of London

Natural Language Processing
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing in the City of London.

Salary trend for Natural Language Processing in the City of London

Natural Language Processing
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Natural Language Processing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Natural Language Processing.

1 34 (73.91%) Machine Learning
2 33 (71.74%) Python
3 17 (36.96%) Finance
4 14 (30.43%) Java
4 14 (30.43%) Software Engineering
4 14 (30.43%) TensorFlow
5 13 (28.26%) Google
6 12 (26.09%) Artificial Intelligence
6 12 (26.09%) Scala
6 12 (26.09%) Algorithms
6 12 (26.09%) Apache Spark
7 11 (23.91%) Degree
7 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
8 10 (21.74%) SQL
8 10 (21.74%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (21.74%) Big Data
8 10 (21.74%) Deep Learning
9 9 (19.57%) MongoDB
10 8 (17.39%) Hadoop
10 8 (17.39%) Marketing
10 8 (17.39%) Microservices
10 8 (17.39%) Fintech
11 7 (15.22%) R
11 7 (15.22%) Analytics
11 7 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (15.22%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (13.04%) Mathematics
12 6 (13.04%) Neural Network
12 6 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra

Natural Language Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 12 (26.09%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.17%) Jupyter
3 1 (2.17%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.35%) Azure Machine Learning
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) Big Data
2 9 (19.57%) MongoDB
3 8 (17.39%) Hadoop
4 7 (15.22%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (6.52%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (6.52%) Apache Hive
6 3 (6.52%) HBase
6 3 (6.52%) Text Mining
7 2 (4.35%) Data Mining
7 2 (4.35%) MySQL
7 2 (4.35%) Neo4j
8 1 (2.17%) Apache Kudu
8 1 (2.17%) Flink
8 1 (2.17%) Impala
8 1 (2.17%) MarkLogic
8 1 (2.17%) Parquet
8 1 (2.17%) Power BI
8 1 (2.17%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (2.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.17%) git-flow
1 1 (2.17%) gulp
General
1 17 (36.96%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Marketing
3 5 (10.87%) Games
4 2 (4.35%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.17%) Advertising
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Developer
2 11 (23.91%) Software Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) Data Scientist
4 9 (19.57%) Python Developer
5 8 (17.39%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Data Scientist
8 3 (6.52%) Artificial Intelligence Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Apache Spark Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Cassandra Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Data Analytics Scientist
9 2 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Java Scala Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Scala Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Python Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (2.17%) Big Data Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Machine Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) TensorFlow
2 5 (10.87%) Django
2 5 (10.87%) Node.js
2 5 (10.87%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (8.70%) CSS
3 4 (8.70%) HTML
3 4 (8.70%) React
4 3 (6.52%) .NET
4 3 (6.52%) Akka
4 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.52%) Kafka
5 2 (4.35%) Flask
5 2 (4.35%) NumPy
5 2 (4.35%) Pandas
5 2 (4.35%) Theano
5 2 (4.35%) XGBoost
6 1 (2.17%) Celery
6 1 (2.17%) MLlib
6 1 (2.17%) scikit-learn
6 1 (2.17%) Scrapy
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Algorithms
2 8 (17.39%) Fintech
3 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (73.91%) Machine Learning
2 14 (30.43%) Software Engineering
3 12 (26.09%) Artificial Intelligence
4 10 (21.74%) Deep Learning
5 8 (17.39%) Microservices
6 7 (15.22%) Analytics
7 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.04%) Mathematics
7 6 (13.04%) Neural Network
8 5 (10.87%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (10.87%) DevOps
9 4 (8.70%) Competitive Intelligence
9 4 (8.70%) Data Analytics
9 4 (8.70%) TDD
10 3 (6.52%) Front End Development
10 3 (6.52%) Open Source
10 3 (6.52%) Prototyping
10 3 (6.52%) SOA
10 3 (6.52%) Statistics
11 2 (4.35%) Random Forest
Programming Languages
1 33 (71.74%) Python
2 14 (30.43%) Java
3 12 (26.09%) Scala
4 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
5 10 (21.74%) SQL
6 7 (15.22%) R
7 5 (10.87%) C++
8 1 (2.17%) C
8 1 (2.17%) C#
8 1 (2.17%) HiveQL
8 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) PhD
3 4 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.17%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Ansible
1 3 (6.52%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.35%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Google
2 5 (10.87%) Adthena
3 3 (6.52%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) Tableau