Period
to 7 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Natural Language Processing (NLP)
England > London
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 409 379 440
Rank change year-on-year -30 +61 +86
Permanent jobs citing Natural Language Processing 346 512 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.65% 0.77% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.61% 1.88% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 287 442 404
London median annual salary £70,000 £80,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% +8.33%
10th Percentile £43,750 £56,250 £42,875
90th Percentile £105,000 £132,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £63,750
% change year-on-year -3.57% +9.80% +8.05%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 21,477 27,217 28,947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.15% 40.84% 38.97%
Number of salaries quoted 17,904 22,480 23,707
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +1.69%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Natural Language Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Natural Language Processing in London

Natural Language Processing
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Natural Language Processing in London

Natural Language Processing
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing in London over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Natural Language Processing in London

Natural Language Processing
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 7 December 2019. 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
Central London +31 77 £70,000 -3.45% 19
West London +30 11 £70,000 -6.67% 3
East London +4 1 £70,000 -26.32% 2
South London - 1 £90,000 -
Natural Language Processing
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing 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 London region with a requirement for Natural Language Processing.

1 295 (85.26%) Python
1 295 (85.26%) Machine Learning
2 257 (74.28%) Data Science
3 157 (45.38%) Artificial Intelligence
4 141 (40.75%) Analytics
5 132 (38.15%) SQL
6 105 (30.35%) R
7 103 (29.77%) Algorithms
8 99 (28.61%) Statistics
9 98 (28.32%) TensorFlow
9 98 (28.32%) Deep Learning
10 89 (25.72%) Apache Spark
10 89 (25.72%) AWS
11 86 (24.86%) Finance
12 84 (24.28%) Big Data
13 82 (23.70%) scikit-learn
14 80 (23.12%) Azure
15 78 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
15 78 (22.54%) Mathematics
16 76 (21.97%) Visualisation
17 74 (21.39%) Degree
18 73 (21.10%) Computer Science
19 69 (19.94%) GCP
20 65 (18.79%) Analytical Skills
21 61 (17.63%) NoSQL
22 60 (17.34%) Software Engineering
22 60 (17.34%) Hadoop
23 58 (16.76%) PhD
24 55 (15.90%) Data Visualisation
25 49 (14.16%) Docker

Natural Language Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 89 (25.72%) Apache Spark
2 31 (8.96%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (6.36%) Jupyter
4 20 (5.78%) SAS
5 5 (1.45%) Apache
6 4 (1.16%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (1.16%) IPython
7 3 (0.87%) DNN
8 2 (0.58%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.58%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.29%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 15 (4.34%) SPSS
2 8 (2.31%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.29%) InVision
4 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.29%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 89 (25.72%) AWS
2 80 (23.12%) Azure
3 69 (19.94%) GCP
4 25 (7.23%) Power Platform
5 22 (6.36%) Amazon SageMaker
6 12 (3.47%) Amazon ECS
6 12 (3.47%) Amazon S3
6 12 (3.47%) AWS Lambda
6 12 (3.47%) Serverless
7 10 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (2.60%) Azure Machine Learning
9 5 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.45%) GitHub
9 5 (1.45%) SaaS
10 4 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.87%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.58%) Amazon Alexa
12 2 (0.58%) PaaS
12 2 (0.58%) Route 53
13 1 (0.29%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.87%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.29%) DNS
2 1 (0.29%) Firewall
2 1 (0.29%) Internet
2 1 (0.29%) SSL
2 1 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (24.28%) Big Data
2 61 (17.63%) NoSQL
3 60 (17.34%) Hadoop
4 25 (7.23%) Power BI
5 24 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (5.78%) Neo4j
7 15 (4.34%) BigQuery
8 12 (3.47%) Data Lake
8 12 (3.47%) Relational Database
9 11 (3.18%) Apache Hive
9 11 (3.18%) Data Mining
10 10 (2.89%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (2.89%) Blockchain
10 10 (2.89%) Text Mining
11 9 (2.60%) Cosmos DB
12 7 (2.02%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (2.02%) SQL Server
13 6 (1.73%) Snowflake Schema
14 4 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (1.16%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 40 (11.56%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.47%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.89%) WebDriver
4 9 (2.60%) PhantomJS
5 7 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (2.02%) Vagrant
6 4 (1.16%) Subversion
7 3 (0.87%) GitLab
8 2 (0.58%) JIRA
9 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.29%) Grunt
9 1 (0.29%) gulp
9 1 (0.29%) JUnit
9 1 (0.29%) Maven
9 1 (0.29%) Postman
9 1 (0.29%) Selenium
9 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.29%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.29%) webpack
General
1 86 (24.86%) Finance
2 35 (10.12%) Banking
3 29 (8.38%) Marketing
4 22 (6.36%) Retail
5 17 (4.91%) Legal
6 13 (3.76%) Law
6 13 (3.76%) Public Sector
7 12 (3.47%) Financial Institution
8 9 (2.60%) Automotive
9 8 (2.31%) Games
10 7 (2.02%) Front Office
10 7 (2.02%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.73%) Retail Banking
11 6 (1.73%) Telecoms
12 5 (1.45%) Advertising
13 4 (1.16%) Billing
14 3 (0.87%) Electronics
15 2 (0.58%) Digital Economy
15 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 164 (47.40%) Data Scientist
2 78 (22.54%) Senior Data Scientist
3 36 (10.40%) Consultant
4 29 (8.38%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 23 (6.65%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 21 (6.07%) Software Engineer
7 20 (5.78%) Developer
8 17 (4.91%) Data Engineer
9 15 (4.34%) Senior Software Engineer
10 12 (3.47%) Analyst
11 11 (3.18%) Automation Consultant
12 10 (2.89%) Data Consultant
12 10 (2.89%) Data Science Consultant
12 10 (2.89%) Head of Analytics
12 10 (2.89%) Python Engineer
13 9 (2.60%) Data Analyst
13 9 (2.60%) Head of Data Analytics
13 9 (2.60%) Management Consultant
14 8 (2.31%) .NET Developer
14 8 (2.31%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (28.32%) TensorFlow
2 82 (23.70%) scikit-learn
3 43 (12.43%) Pandas
4 36 (10.40%) Keras
5 31 (8.96%) PyTorch
6 30 (8.67%) SpaCy
7 29 (8.38%) NumPy
8 23 (6.65%) Dask
9 22 (6.36%) React
10 15 (4.34%) CoreNLP
11 14 (4.05%) Regular Expression
12 13 (3.76%) HTML
12 13 (3.76%) Node.js
12 13 (3.76%) Web Services
13 12 (3.47%) CSS
13 12 (3.47%) MXNet
13 12 (3.47%) OpenNLP
13 12 (3.47%) Spark Streaming
13 12 (3.47%) XML
14 11 (3.18%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 103 (29.77%) Algorithms
2 65 (18.79%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.65%) Robotics
4 17 (4.91%) Hedge funds
5 13 (3.76%) User Experience
6 12 (3.47%) Social Media
7 10 (2.89%) Data Structures
8 9 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.02%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.45%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.45%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.45%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.16%) Equities
11 4 (1.16%) Semantic Web
11 4 (1.16%) Social Network
12 3 (0.87%) CUDA
12 3 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.87%) Linked Data
13 2 (0.58%) Industry 4.0
13 2 (0.58%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 30 (8.67%) Linux
2 15 (4.34%) Unix
3 10 (2.89%) Windows
4 4 (1.16%) Android
4 4 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.29%) CentOS
5 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (85.26%) Machine Learning
2 257 (74.28%) Data Science
3 157 (45.38%) Artificial Intelligence
4 141 (40.75%) Analytics
5 99 (28.61%) Statistics
6 98 (28.32%) Deep Learning
7 78 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
7 78 (22.54%) Mathematics
8 76 (21.97%) Visualisation
9 73 (21.10%) Computer Science
10 60 (17.34%) Software Engineering
11 55 (15.90%) Data Visualisation
12 44 (12.72%) Fintech
13 40 (11.56%) Neural Network
14 39 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
14 39 (11.27%) Data Analytics
15 34 (9.83%) Data Modelling
16 33 (9.54%) Statistical Modelling
17 32 (9.25%) Computer Vision
18 29 (8.38%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 295 (85.26%) Python
2 132 (38.15%) SQL
3 105 (30.35%) R
4 45 (13.01%) Java
5 30 (8.67%) JavaScript
6 20 (5.78%) MATLAB
7 18 (5.20%) C++
8 13 (3.76%) C#
9 11 (3.18%) Scala
10 10 (2.89%) Go
11 9 (2.60%) Perl
11 9 (2.60%) VB
12 8 (2.31%) C
13 7 (2.02%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.73%) Julia
15 5 (1.45%) SPARQL
15 5 (1.45%) XPath
16 3 (0.87%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.58%) PHP
17 2 (0.58%) Rust
Qualifications
1 74 (21.39%) Degree
2 58 (16.76%) PhD
3 12 (3.47%) Numerate Degree
4 10 (2.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (2.02%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.02%) QA
2 4 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.29%) EMIR
3 1 (0.29%) MiFID
System Software
1 49 (14.16%) Docker
2 7 (2.02%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.58%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.29%) HDFS
4 1 (0.29%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (8.38%) Kubernetes
2 26 (7.51%) Terraform
3 9 (2.60%) Ansible
3 9 (2.60%) Docker Swarm
4 6 (1.73%) Kibana
5 4 (1.16%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.29%) logstash
6 1 (0.29%) Oozie
6 1 (0.29%) Packer
Vendors
1 35 (10.12%) Google
2 25 (7.23%) Tableau
3 17 (4.91%) Microsoft
4 15 (4.34%) Databricks
5 14 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (3.47%) Adobe
6 12 (3.47%) Cloudera
6 12 (3.47%) Dataiku
6 12 (3.47%) Hortonworks
7 4 (1.16%) EXASOL
7 4 (1.16%) IBM
7 4 (1.16%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (0.87%) Oracle
8 3 (0.87%) Twitter
9 2 (0.58%) Apple
9 2 (0.58%) Blue Prism
9 2 (0.58%) Pega
9 2 (0.58%) Sybase
9 2 (0.58%) UiPath
10 1 (0.29%) TOWER Software