Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Natural Language Processing (NLP)
England > London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 378 356 414
Rank change year-on-year -22 +58 +29
Permanent jobs citing Natural Language Processing 353 209 402
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.78% 0.73% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.78% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 172 173 317
10th Percentile £46,250 £51,250 £52,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £63,750 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £85,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% -
75th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £107,250 £200,000 £98,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% +4.48%

Natural Language Processing 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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 42,889 26,948 53,475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 95.25% 94.04% 93.57%
Number of salaries quoted 28,417 22,094 43,978
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £68,192 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.65% +4.91% +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Natural Language Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Natural Language Processing in London

Natural Language Processing
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Natural Language Processing in London.

Salary trend for Natural Language Processing in London

Natural Language Processing
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Natural Language Processing in London over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 2021. 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 +13 45 £57,500 -30.30% 23
West London -29 4 - - 1
South London - 4 £47,500 -
Natural Language Processing
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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.

1 270 (76.49%) Machine Learning
2 262 (74.22%) Python
3 208 (58.92%) Artificial Intelligence
4 191 (54.11%) Data Science
5 129 (36.54%) SQL
6 119 (33.71%) Algorithms
7 114 (32.29%) AWS
8 101 (28.61%) JavaScript
9 97 (27.48%) Analytics
10 93 (26.35%) Visualisation
11 90 (25.50%) Finance
11 90 (25.50%) Social Skills
12 83 (23.51%) Docker
12 83 (23.51%) TensorFlow
13 77 (21.81%) Apache Spark
14 75 (21.25%) User Experience
14 75 (21.25%) React
14 75 (21.25%) Software Engineering
15 74 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
15 74 (20.96%) Azure
15 74 (20.96%) Deep Learning
16 71 (20.11%) Full Stack Development
17 70 (19.83%) scikit-learn
18 67 (18.98%) Degree
19 65 (18.41%) Java
19 65 (18.41%) Neural Network
19 65 (18.41%) GCP
20 56 (15.86%) Kubernetes
20 56 (15.86%) Computer Science
21 54 (15.30%) PhD

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 77 (21.81%) Apache Spark
2 44 (12.46%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (7.08%) Apache Airflow
4 16 (4.53%) Gunicorn
5 15 (4.25%) Apache
6 11 (3.12%) SAS
7 5 (1.42%) Jupyter
8 4 (1.13%) Confluence
9 3 (0.85%) Mule
10 2 (0.57%) Luigi
11 1 (0.28%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (5.67%) Chatbot
2 7 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.28%) InVision
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.28%) Sketch
3 1 (0.28%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (1.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 114 (32.29%) AWS
2 74 (20.96%) Azure
3 65 (18.41%) GCP
4 40 (11.33%) Serverless
5 37 (10.48%) SaaS
6 20 (5.67%) Cloud Functions
6 20 (5.67%) Firebase
7 19 (5.38%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (3.97%) Power Platform
9 13 (3.68%) AWS Lambda
10 12 (3.40%) Amazon SageMaker
11 8 (2.27%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 7 (1.98%) Amazon Kinesis
12 7 (1.98%) GitHub
13 6 (1.70%) Azure LUIS
14 5 (1.42%) Azure Storage
15 4 (1.13%) BrowserStack
15 4 (1.13%) PaaS
16 3 (0.85%) Amazon EKS
16 3 (0.85%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.13%) DSL
2 3 (0.85%) HTTP
2 3 (0.85%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (13.03%) NoSQL
2 41 (11.61%) Data Mining
3 32 (9.07%) Big Data
4 29 (8.22%) Hadoop
5 27 (7.65%) MongoDB
6 26 (7.37%) Tableau
7 19 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (5.10%) SQL Server
9 15 (4.25%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (3.12%) Power BI
11 10 (2.83%) Neo4j
12 9 (2.55%) Redis
13 8 (2.27%) BigQuery
14 7 (1.98%) Flink
14 7 (1.98%) Looker
15 6 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
16 4 (1.13%) Apache Hive
16 4 (1.13%) Metadata
16 4 (1.13%) Relational Database
16 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 37 (10.48%) Git (software)
2 27 (7.65%) JIRA
3 21 (5.95%) GitLab
4 10 (2.83%) Selenium
5 9 (2.55%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (1.70%) Vagrant
6 6 (1.70%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.13%) Appium
7 4 (1.13%) CircleCI
7 4 (1.13%) Gradle
8 3 (0.85%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.57%) MLflow
10 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 90 (25.50%) Finance
1 90 (25.50%) Social Skills
2 41 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (9.63%) Banking
3 34 (9.63%) Financial Institution
4 25 (7.08%) Law
5 24 (6.80%) Legal
6 23 (6.52%) Retail
7 16 (4.53%) Games
8 15 (4.25%) Front Office
8 15 (4.25%) Russian Language
9 7 (1.98%) Marketing
10 6 (1.70%) Publishing
11 5 (1.42%) Investment Banking
12 4 (1.13%) Presentation Skills
13 3 (0.85%) Organisational Skills
14 2 (0.57%) Electronics
14 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.57%) Public Sector
15 1 (0.28%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 104 (29.46%) Data Scientist
2 69 (19.55%) Developer
3 50 (14.16%) Data Engineer
4 33 (9.35%) Full Stack Developer
5 30 (8.50%) Senior Data Scientist
6 25 (7.08%) Senior Developer
7 23 (6.52%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 20 (5.67%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 19 (5.38%) Senior Data Engineer
10 14 (3.97%) Software Engineer
11 13 (3.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 12 (3.40%) JavaScript Developer
12 12 (3.40%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 11 (3.12%) Lead Developer
14 10 (2.83%) Consultant
14 10 (2.83%) JavaScript Engineer
15 9 (2.55%) Machine Learning Consultant
15 9 (2.55%) Software Developer
16 8 (2.27%) .NET Developer
17 7 (1.98%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (23.51%) TensorFlow
2 75 (21.25%) React
3 70 (19.83%) scikit-learn
4 50 (14.16%) Keras
5 49 (13.88%) Pandas
6 48 (13.60%) PyTorch
7 45 (12.75%) CSS
7 45 (12.75%) NumPy
8 44 (12.46%) Kafka
9 42 (11.90%) Node.js
10 41 (11.61%) REST
11 38 (10.76%) Vue.js
12 33 (9.35%) HTML
13 31 (8.78%) AngularJS
14 28 (7.93%) GraphQL
15 23 (6.52%) Flask
16 21 (5.95%) RESTful
17 17 (4.82%) .NET
17 17 (4.82%) PySpark
17 17 (4.82%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 119 (33.71%) Algorithms
2 75 (21.25%) User Experience
3 31 (8.78%) Blog
4 27 (7.65%) Data Structures
5 20 (5.67%) Virtual Team
6 13 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.55%) Equities
8 8 (2.27%) Hedge funds
8 8 (2.27%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.98%) Wiki
10 5 (1.42%) Social Media
11 4 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.13%) Robotics
12 3 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.85%) FMCG
12 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.85%) Online Games
12 3 (0.85%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.38%) Linux
2 4 (1.13%) Android
3 1 (0.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (76.49%) Machine Learning
2 208 (58.92%) Artificial Intelligence
3 191 (54.11%) Data Science
4 97 (27.48%) Analytics
5 93 (26.35%) Visualisation
6 75 (21.25%) Software Engineering
7 74 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
7 74 (20.96%) Deep Learning
8 71 (20.11%) Full Stack Development
9 65 (18.41%) Neural Network
10 56 (15.86%) Computer Science
11 53 (15.01%) Data Visualisation
12 49 (13.88%) Mathematics
13 47 (13.31%) Statistics
14 44 (12.46%) DevOps
15 43 (12.18%) Workflow
16 35 (9.92%) Mentoring
17 34 (9.63%) Data Modelling
18 32 (9.07%) Data Engineering
19 31 (8.78%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 262 (74.22%) Python
2 129 (36.54%) SQL
3 101 (28.61%) JavaScript
4 65 (18.41%) Java
5 37 (10.48%) R
6 29 (8.22%) C#
7 26 (7.37%) TypeScript
8 23 (6.52%) C++
9 18 (5.10%) Scala
10 16 (4.53%) Kotlin
11 15 (4.25%) Go
11 15 (4.25%) MATLAB
12 8 (2.27%) C
13 6 (1.70%) PHP
14 5 (1.42%) Erlang
14 5 (1.42%) Ruby
15 4 (1.13%) Clojure
15 4 (1.13%) Groovy
15 4 (1.13%) Julia
15 4 (1.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 67 (18.98%) Degree
2 54 (15.30%) PhD
3 17 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (4.82%) Master's Degree
4 6 (1.70%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (1.13%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.13%) MCSA
5 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.85%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.08%) Data Quality
2 19 (5.38%) QA
3 16 (4.53%) GRC
System Software
1 83 (23.51%) Docker
2 6 (1.70%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 56 (15.86%) Kubernetes
2 17 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (4.82%) Terraform
3 16 (4.53%) Puppet
4 6 (1.70%) Ansible
4 6 (1.70%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (0.85%) Istio
6 1 (0.28%) Kibana
Vendors
1 51 (14.45%) Google
2 23 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 22 (6.23%) Databricks
4 9 (2.55%) Dataiku
5 7 (1.98%) Dell
5 7 (1.98%) IBM
6 6 (1.70%) Cloudera
6 6 (1.70%) Hortonworks
7 4 (1.13%) Algorithmics
8 2 (0.57%) Alteryx
8 2 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.28%) ABBYY
9 1 (0.28%) Automation Anywhere
9 1 (0.28%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.28%) ESRI
9 1 (0.28%) Facebook
9 1 (0.28%) Kofax
9 1 (0.28%) LexisNexis
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle
9 1 (0.28%) Xceptor