Period
to 15 August 2020

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 15 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Natural Language Processing (NLP)
England > London
6 months to
15 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 334 413 432
Rank change year-on-year +79 +19 +128
Permanent jobs citing Natural Language Processing 206 365 453
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.80% 0.65% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.85% 1.66% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 176 292 416
Median annual salary £82,500 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.86% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £52,000 £52,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £200,000 £95,000 £132,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -

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 11,119 21,948 28,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.27% 39.08% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9,195 18,378 22,945
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £108,750 £100,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +4.17%

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 15 August 2020.

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 15 August 2020. 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 +95 36 £75,000 +13.21% 10
West London +59 9 £72,500 +21.85%
Natural Language Processing
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2020, 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.

1 162 (78.64%) Machine Learning
2 127 (61.65%) Python
3 117 (56.80%) Artificial Intelligence
4 108 (52.43%) Data Science
5 68 (33.01%) Degree
6 65 (31.55%) Finance
7 62 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (30.10%) AWS
8 60 (29.13%) Neural Network
9 54 (26.21%) Big Data
10 53 (25.73%) Mathematics
11 52 (25.24%) Hadoop
12 51 (24.76%) Analytics
13 49 (23.79%) Apache Spark
14 47 (22.82%) Java
15 44 (21.36%) Chatbot
15 44 (21.36%) Conversational UI
16 42 (20.39%) Kubernetes
16 42 (20.39%) Deep Learning
17 41 (19.90%) Docker
17 41 (19.90%) Microservices
18 40 (19.42%) Algorithms
18 40 (19.42%) JavaScript
18 40 (19.42%) Computer Science
19 39 (18.93%) R
20 37 (17.96%) TensorFlow
21 36 (17.48%) Software Engineering
22 35 (16.99%) SQL
22 35 (16.99%) Data Mining
23 34 (16.50%) Statistics

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 49 (23.79%) Apache Spark
2 15 (7.28%) SAS
3 7 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.43%) Apache Airflow
4 5 (2.43%) Jupyter
5 3 (1.46%) Apache
5 3 (1.46%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.46%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 44 (21.36%) Chatbot
2 3 (1.46%) SPSS
3 1 (0.49%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 62 (30.10%) AWS
2 32 (15.53%) GCP
3 27 (13.11%) Azure
4 13 (6.31%) Power Platform
5 10 (4.85%) SaaS
6 9 (4.37%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.94%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.94%) Amazon SageMaker
7 4 (1.94%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.97%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.97%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 2 (0.97%) IaaS
8 2 (0.97%) PaaS
8 2 (0.97%) Serverless
8 2 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.91%) 5G
2 2 (0.97%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (26.21%) Big Data
2 52 (25.24%) Hadoop
3 35 (16.99%) Data Mining
4 20 (9.71%) Flink
5 17 (8.25%) NoSQL
6 14 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (6.31%) Power BI
7 13 (6.31%) SQL Server
8 11 (5.34%) Relational Database
9 9 (4.37%) RDBMS
10 7 (3.40%) MongoDB
10 7 (3.40%) Neo4j
11 6 (2.91%) Apache Hive
11 6 (2.91%) Impala
12 5 (2.43%) BigQuery
13 4 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (1.46%) Apache Accumulo
14 3 (1.46%) IBM InfoSphere
14 3 (1.46%) OrientDB
14 3 (1.46%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (8.74%) CircleCI
1 18 (8.74%) Mocha
2 12 (5.83%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.40%) JIRA
4 5 (2.43%) Appium
4 5 (2.43%) MLflow
4 5 (2.43%) Spock
5 4 (1.94%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.46%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.97%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.49%) ANTLR
8 1 (0.49%) Flyway
8 1 (0.49%) JUnit
8 1 (0.49%) Liquibase
8 1 (0.49%) Maven
8 1 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.49%) Selenium
8 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.49%) Travis CI
General
1 65 (31.55%) Finance
2 10 (4.85%) Banking
2 10 (4.85%) Retail
3 8 (3.88%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.91%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.43%) Law
5 5 (2.43%) Marketing
6 4 (1.94%) Games
7 3 (1.46%) Advertising
7 3 (1.46%) Legal
7 3 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.97%) Local Government
8 2 (0.97%) Police
9 1 (0.49%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 47 (22.82%) Data Scientist
2 32 (15.53%) Data Engineer
3 21 (10.19%) Python Engineer
4 20 (9.71%) Senior Data Scientist
5 18 (8.74%) JavaScript Engineer
6 14 (6.80%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 13 (6.31%) Senior Data Engineer
8 12 (5.83%) Developer
9 11 (5.34%) Software Engineer
10 10 (4.85%) Senior Manager
11 9 (4.37%) Data Manager
11 9 (4.37%) Python Developer
12 8 (3.88%) Architect
12 8 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (3.40%) Java Developer
13 7 (3.40%) Platform Engineer
13 7 (3.40%) Senior Developer
14 6 (2.91%) Consultant
14 6 (2.91%) Senior Java Developer
14 6 (2.91%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (17.96%) TensorFlow
2 30 (14.56%) scikit-learn
3 29 (14.08%) NumPy
4 28 (13.59%) Kafka
5 27 (13.11%) Pandas
6 25 (12.14%) PyTorch
7 23 (11.17%) Keras
8 22 (10.68%) Redux
9 20 (9.71%) Express
9 20 (9.71%) Node.js
9 20 (9.71%) Sass
10 18 (8.74%) Enzyme
10 18 (8.74%) Jest
10 18 (8.74%) Next.js
10 18 (8.74%) Semantic UI
11 17 (8.25%) React
11 17 (8.25%) SpaCy
12 15 (7.28%) REST
13 12 (5.83%) SciPy
14 11 (5.34%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.42%) Algorithms
2 21 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (9.71%) Equities
3 20 (9.71%) Hedge funds
3 20 (9.71%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (6.31%) Robotics
5 9 (4.37%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (3.40%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.43%) FMCG
8 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.46%) Social Media
8 3 (1.46%) User Experience
9 2 (0.97%) Acoustics
9 2 (0.97%) Blog
10 1 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.49%) Social Network
10 1 (0.49%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.88%) Linux
2 6 (2.91%) Android
2 6 (2.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (78.64%) Machine Learning
2 117 (56.80%) Artificial Intelligence
3 108 (52.43%) Data Science
4 62 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (29.13%) Neural Network
6 53 (25.73%) Mathematics
7 51 (24.76%) Analytics
8 44 (21.36%) Conversational UI
9 42 (20.39%) Deep Learning
10 41 (19.90%) Microservices
11 40 (19.42%) Computer Science
12 36 (17.48%) Software Engineering
13 34 (16.50%) Statistics
14 32 (15.53%) DevOps
15 23 (11.17%) Mentoring
15 23 (11.17%) OOP
16 22 (10.68%) Computer Vision
17 21 (10.19%) Data Analytics
17 21 (10.19%) Visualisation
18 19 (9.22%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 127 (61.65%) Python
2 47 (22.82%) Java
3 40 (19.42%) JavaScript
4 39 (18.93%) R
5 35 (16.99%) SQL
6 19 (9.22%) Scala
7 10 (4.85%) Go
8 9 (4.37%) Bash Shell
9 8 (3.88%) C++
10 6 (2.91%) MATLAB
11 5 (2.43%) Julia
12 4 (1.94%) Java 8
13 3 (1.46%) C
13 3 (1.46%) C#
14 2 (0.97%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.49%) PHP
15 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.49%) Rust
Qualifications
1 68 (33.01%) Degree
2 33 (16.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (9.71%) PhD
4 12 (5.83%) Master's Degree
5 10 (4.85%) SC Cleared
5 10 (4.85%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.37%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) CISM
7 1 (0.49%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.37%) QA
2 2 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.49%) NIST
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (19.90%) Docker
2 3 (1.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.97%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 42 (20.39%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.88%) Ansible
3 6 (2.91%) Puppet
4 4 (1.94%) Terraform
5 3 (1.46%) Kubeflow
5 3 (1.46%) Salt
6 2 (0.97%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 18 (8.74%) Tableau
2 14 (6.80%) Databricks
3 7 (3.40%) Cloudera
3 7 (3.40%) Oracle
4 3 (1.46%) Alteryx
4 3 (1.46%) Google
4 3 (1.46%) IBM
5 2 (0.97%) Dataiku
5 2 (0.97%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.49%) Informatica
6 1 (0.49%) Sybase
6 1 (0.49%) Trillium
6 1 (0.49%) UiPath