Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Natural Language Processing (NLP)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 638 753 983
Rank change year-on-year +115 +230 +41
Permanent jobs citing Natural Language Processing 606 464 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 0.66% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 517 408 232
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £37,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £110,000 £87,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -8.00% +13.64%

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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 68113 70170 77599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.25% 39.09% 38.23%
Number of salaries quoted 57086 61423 66898
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,875 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.33%

Natural Language Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Natural Language Processing in England

Natural Language Processing
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Natural Language Processing in England

Natural Language Processing
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Natural Language Processing in England

Natural Language Processing
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +63 457 £62,500 +4.17% 57
South East +55 75 £70,000 +7.69% 3
East of England +31 41 £50,000 +11.11% 5
South West +18 14 £55,000 +37.50% 3
North of England -6 10 £42,500 +41.67% 1
Midlands +34 8 £38,000 - 3
North West -21 8 £42,500 +41.67% 1
West Midlands +3 4 £54,000 - 2
East Midlands - 4 £22,500 - 1
North East - 1 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Natural Language Processing
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region with a requirement for Natural Language Processing.

1 500 (82.51%) Machine Learning
2 429 (70.79%) Python
3 236 (38.94%) Artificial Intelligence
4 199 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
5 197 (32.51%) Algorithms
6 180 (29.70%) Apache Spark
7 177 (29.21%) Java
8 167 (27.56%) PhD
9 166 (27.39%) Finance
9 166 (27.39%) Big Data
10 149 (24.59%) Deep Learning
11 143 (23.60%) SQL
12 137 (22.61%) R
13 132 (21.78%) Computer Science
14 131 (21.62%) Analytics
15 128 (21.12%) Software Engineering
16 121 (19.97%) Degree
17 109 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
18 106 (17.49%) Hadoop
19 105 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
20 103 (17.00%) Mathematics
21 100 (16.50%) Neural Network
22 98 (16.17%) C++
23 97 (16.01%) JavaScript
23 97 (16.01%) TensorFlow
24 96 (15.84%) Statistics
25 95 (15.68%) Docker
26 87 (14.36%) Cybersecurity
27 86 (14.19%) Legal
28 83 (13.70%) Cyberthreat

Natural Language Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 180 (29.70%) Apache Spark
2 41 (6.77%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (5.28%) Apache
4 27 (4.46%) SAS
5 19 (3.14%) Apache Solr
6 15 (2.48%) MS Exchange
7 9 (1.49%) Apache Pig
7 9 (1.49%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.32%) Jetty
9 5 (0.83%) nginx
10 4 (0.66%) DNN
11 3 (0.50%) MediaWiki
11 3 (0.50%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.50%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.33%) Jupyter
12 2 (0.33%) Tornado
13 1 (0.17%) Amazon Alexa
Applications
1 15 (2.48%) Chatbot
2 14 (2.31%) SPSS
3 12 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.50%) Pipeline Pilot
4 3 (0.50%) S-PLUS
4 3 (0.50%) Stata
5 2 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 105 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (6.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 17 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.65%) Amazon EMR
4 10 (1.65%) Azure Machine Learning
4 10 (1.65%) SaaS
5 9 (1.49%) GitHub
6 5 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.66%) Dialogflow
7 4 (0.66%) Office 365
8 3 (0.50%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.65%) SMTP
2 4 (0.66%) DAB
2 4 (0.66%) Internet
2 4 (0.66%) LAN
3 2 (0.33%) Network Security
4 1 (0.17%) HTTP
4 1 (0.17%) Skype
4 1 (0.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (27.39%) Big Data
2 106 (17.49%) Hadoop
3 79 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
4 54 (8.91%) Data Mining
5 49 (8.09%) MongoDB
6 42 (6.93%) Apache Cassandra
7 36 (5.94%) Text Mining
8 35 (5.78%) NoSQL
9 29 (4.79%) Apache Hive
10 23 (3.80%) Neo4j
11 20 (3.30%) Relational Database
12 17 (2.81%) MySQL
13 16 (2.64%) HBase
14 12 (1.98%) Amazon Redshift
15 10 (1.65%) RDBMS
16 9 (1.49%) Mahout
17 8 (1.32%) Redis
18 7 (1.16%) GIS
18 7 (1.16%) OrientDB
19 6 (0.99%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 36 (5.94%) Git (software)
2 15 (2.48%) Selenium
3 14 (2.31%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.65%) JUnit
5 9 (1.49%) Subversion
6 8 (1.32%) JIRA
7 7 (1.16%) IntelliJ
8 5 (0.83%) Gradle
8 5 (0.83%) Maven
9 4 (0.66%) Codeception
9 4 (0.66%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.50%) Bugzilla
10 3 (0.50%) Buildbot
10 3 (0.50%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.50%) FindBugs
10 3 (0.50%) Log4j
10 3 (0.50%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.50%) Mockito
10 3 (0.50%) PhantomJS
10 3 (0.50%) SCons
General
1 166 (27.39%) Finance
2 86 (14.19%) Legal
3 27 (4.46%) Marketing
4 25 (4.13%) Banking
5 24 (3.96%) Games
6 18 (2.97%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.98%) Publishing
7 12 (1.98%) Retail
8 10 (1.65%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.49%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.49%) Law
10 8 (1.32%) Automotive
11 7 (1.16%) Advertising
11 7 (1.16%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.66%) Electronics
13 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.17%) Digital Economy
14 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 152 (25.08%) Data Scientist
2 100 (16.50%) Developer
3 69 (11.39%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 50 (8.25%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 46 (7.59%) Python Developer
5 46 (7.59%) Software Engineer
6 30 (4.95%) Senior Data Scientist
7 28 (4.62%) Senior Developer
8 26 (4.29%) Java Developer
9 25 (4.13%) Data Engineer
10 20 (3.30%) DevOps Engineer
10 20 (3.30%) Machine Learning Developer
11 19 (3.14%) Software Developer
12 18 (2.97%) Machine Learning Researcher
13 17 (2.81%) Senior Software Engineer
14 14 (2.31%) Consultant
14 14 (2.31%) Development Manager
14 14 (2.31%) Senior Java Developer
15 13 (2.15%) Big Data Engineer
15 13 (2.15%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (16.01%) TensorFlow
2 51 (8.42%) Kafka
3 38 (6.27%) Node.js
3 38 (6.27%) Theano
4 33 (5.45%) React
5 31 (5.12%) .NET
5 31 (5.12%) Web Services
6 30 (4.95%) AngularJS
6 30 (4.95%) Django
6 30 (4.95%) RabbitMQ
7 28 (4.62%) scikit-learn
8 23 (3.80%) Keras
9 20 (3.30%) Flask
10 19 (3.14%) REST
11 17 (2.81%) Lucene
11 17 (2.81%) RESTful
12 16 (2.64%) CSS
12 16 (2.64%) Pandas
13 15 (2.48%) NumPy
14 13 (2.15%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 197 (32.51%) Algorithms
2 132 (21.78%) Computer Science
3 109 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
4 83 (13.70%) Cyberthreat
5 44 (7.26%) Fintech
6 35 (5.78%) Greenfield Project
7 33 (5.45%) Clustering
8 28 (4.62%) User Experience
9 13 (2.15%) Hedge funds
10 11 (1.82%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.82%) Social Network
11 10 (1.65%) Social Media
12 7 (1.16%) Linked Data
12 7 (1.16%) Minimum Viable Product
13 6 (0.99%) Augmented Reality
13 6 (0.99%) Life Science
13 6 (0.99%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.99%) Robotics
14 5 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 44 (7.26%) Linux
2 12 (1.98%) Unix
3 8 (1.32%) Apple iOS
4 6 (0.99%) Windows
5 5 (0.83%) Android
6 4 (0.66%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.17%) CentOS
7 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (82.51%) Machine Learning
2 236 (38.94%) Artificial Intelligence
3 199 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
4 149 (24.59%) Deep Learning
5 131 (21.62%) Analytics
6 128 (21.12%) Software Engineering
7 103 (17.00%) Mathematics
8 100 (16.50%) Neural Network
9 96 (15.84%) Statistics
10 87 (14.36%) Cybersecurity
11 80 (13.20%) Data Protection
12 77 (12.71%) Physics
13 76 (12.54%) Information Security
14 65 (10.73%) DevOps
14 65 (10.73%) TDD
15 63 (10.40%) Microservices
16 56 (9.24%) Computer Vision
17 51 (8.42%) Open Source
17 51 (8.42%) Visualisation
18 49 (8.09%) Bayesian Methods
Programming Languages
1 429 (70.79%) Python
2 177 (29.21%) Java
3 143 (23.60%) SQL
4 137 (22.61%) R
5 98 (16.17%) C++
6 97 (16.01%) JavaScript
7 78 (12.87%) Scala
8 65 (10.73%) Ruby
9 54 (8.91%) MATLAB
10 45 (7.43%) C
11 41 (6.77%) C#
12 23 (3.80%) Go
13 21 (3.47%) Julia
14 20 (3.30%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.82%) VB.NET
16 7 (1.16%) PHP
17 6 (0.99%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.99%) Elixir
18 5 (0.83%) Clojure
19 4 (0.66%) XPath
Qualifications
1 167 (27.56%) PhD
2 121 (19.97%) Degree
3 32 (5.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (3.14%) Master's Degree
5 17 (2.81%) Security Cleared
6 12 (1.98%) DV Cleared
7 9 (1.49%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.66%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.31%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.66%) QA
3 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.17%) GDPR
3 1 (0.17%) PMO
3 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 95 (15.68%) Docker
2 6 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.66%) HDFS
4 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 61 (10.07%) Kubernetes
2 21 (3.47%) Ansible
3 13 (2.15%) Puppet
3 13 (2.15%) Terraform
4 4 (0.66%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.17%) Oozie
Vendors
1 60 (9.90%) Microsoft
2 52 (8.58%) Google
3 23 (3.80%) IBM
4 13 (2.15%) Cloudera
4 13 (2.15%) VMware
5 12 (1.98%) Adobe
6 11 (1.82%) Oracle
7 8 (1.32%) Tableau
8 7 (1.16%) Twitter
9 5 (0.83%) Adthena
10 4 (0.66%) Dell
10 4 (0.66%) Hortonworks
11 3 (0.50%) Greenplum
11 3 (0.50%) MapR
11 3 (0.50%) SAP
11 3 (0.50%) Splunk
12 1 (0.17%) Alteryx
12 1 (0.17%) Facebook
12 1 (0.17%) MicroStrategy
12 1 (0.17%) RapidMiner