Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Natural Language Processing (NLP)
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 444 507 737
Rank change year-on-year +63 +230 +16
Permanent jobs citing Natural Language Processing 457 352 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.61% 0.46% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.55% 1.15% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 385 316 141
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £99,000 £114,375 £110,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +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 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 29398 30598 33098
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 39.01% 40.15% 37.65%
Number of salaries quoted 23963 26965 28347
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £34,750
90th Percentile £89,800 £86,250 £83,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 22 November 2017.

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 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
Central London +23 78 £65,000 +18.18% 7
West London +1 23 £70,000 +75.00% 3
North London +7 3 £62,500 +4.17%
Natural Language Processing
England

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 London region with a requirement for Natural Language Processing.

1 384 (84.03%) Machine Learning
2 325 (71.12%) Python
3 196 (42.89%) Artificial Intelligence
4 157 (34.35%) Finance
5 151 (33.04%) Agile Software Development
6 141 (30.85%) Apache Spark
7 136 (29.76%) Algorithms
8 112 (24.51%) Java
9 111 (24.29%) Deep Learning
10 107 (23.41%) Big Data
11 104 (22.76%) SQL
12 100 (21.88%) Analytics
13 96 (21.01%) Analytical Skills
14 91 (19.91%) Docker
15 90 (19.69%) PhD
16 88 (19.26%) Software Engineering
17 87 (19.04%) Computer Science
18 86 (18.82%) Legal
18 86 (18.82%) Cybersecurity
19 83 (18.16%) Cyberthreat
19 83 (18.16%) Degree
19 83 (18.16%) Hadoop
20 79 (17.29%) JavaScript
21 77 (16.85%) Data Protection
22 76 (16.63%) R
22 76 (16.63%) PostgreSQL
22 76 (16.63%) Information Security
23 72 (15.75%) Neural Network
24 71 (15.54%) Amazon AWS
25 65 (14.22%) DevOps

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
1 141 (30.85%) Apache Spark
2 21 (4.60%) Apache
3 18 (3.94%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (3.28%) MS Exchange
4 15 (3.28%) SAS
5 4 (0.88%) Apache Pig
5 4 (0.88%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.44%) DNN
6 2 (0.44%) Tornado
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.22%) Jupyter
Applications
1 13 (2.84%) Chatbot
2 12 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.31%) SPSS
4 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 71 (15.54%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (7.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.75%) SaaS
5 5 (1.09%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (1.09%) Azure Machine Learning
5 5 (1.09%) GitHub
6 2 (0.44%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 2 (0.44%) Dialogflow
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.19%) SMTP
2 4 (0.88%) DAB
3 2 (0.44%) Network Security
4 1 (0.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (23.41%) Big Data
2 83 (18.16%) Hadoop
3 76 (16.63%) PostgreSQL
4 45 (9.85%) MongoDB
5 34 (7.44%) Data Mining
6 33 (7.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 22 (4.81%) Text Mining
8 19 (4.16%) Neo4j
9 17 (3.72%) MySQL
9 17 (3.72%) NoSQL
10 14 (3.06%) Relational Database
11 12 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
11 12 (2.63%) Apache Hive
12 11 (2.41%) HBase
13 7 (1.53%) Mahout
13 7 (1.53%) OrientDB
13 7 (1.53%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.31%) Looker
15 5 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 23 (5.03%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.53%) IntelliJ
2 7 (1.53%) JIRA
2 7 (1.53%) JUnit
3 6 (1.31%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.88%) Maven
5 1 (0.22%) git-flow
5 1 (0.22%) gulp
General
1 157 (34.35%) Finance
2 86 (18.82%) Legal
3 25 (5.47%) Banking
4 18 (3.94%) Financial Institution
5 17 (3.72%) Games
5 17 (3.72%) Marketing
6 9 (1.97%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.97%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.75%) Automotive
7 8 (1.75%) Publishing
8 7 (1.53%) Retail
8 7 (1.53%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.31%) Law
10 5 (1.09%) Advertising
11 2 (0.44%) Electronics
11 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.44%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.22%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 115 (25.16%) Data Scientist
2 77 (16.85%) Developer
3 56 (12.25%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 41 (8.97%) Python Developer
5 37 (8.10%) Software Engineer
6 36 (7.88%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 27 (5.91%) Senior Developer
8 23 (5.03%) Data Engineer
9 21 (4.60%) Senior Data Scientist
10 20 (4.38%) DevOps Engineer
10 20 (4.38%) Java Developer
11 13 (2.84%) Senior Java Developer
11 13 (2.84%) Senior Python Developer
11 13 (2.84%) Senior Software Engineer
12 12 (2.63%) Consultant
12 12 (2.63%) Designer
12 12 (2.63%) UI Designer
12 12 (2.63%) UI/UX Designer
12 12 (2.63%) UX Designer
13 11 (2.41%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (12.25%) TensorFlow
2 35 (7.66%) Node.js
3 34 (7.44%) Kafka
4 33 (7.22%) React
5 30 (6.56%) Django
6 26 (5.69%) RabbitMQ
7 23 (5.03%) Theano
8 22 (4.81%) AngularJS
8 22 (4.81%) scikit-learn
9 21 (4.60%) Keras
10 20 (4.38%) Flask
11 18 (3.94%) REST
12 17 (3.72%) Web Services
13 16 (3.50%) .NET
14 14 (3.06%) Pandas
15 13 (2.84%) NumPy
15 13 (2.84%) Spring
16 12 (2.63%) SQLAlchemy
17 11 (2.41%) CSS
18 8 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 136 (29.76%) Algorithms
2 96 (21.01%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (19.04%) Computer Science
4 83 (18.16%) Cyberthreat
5 44 (9.63%) Fintech
6 33 (7.22%) Greenfield Project
7 30 (6.56%) Clustering
8 26 (5.69%) User Experience
9 12 (2.63%) Hedge funds
10 11 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.97%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.75%) Social Network
13 7 (1.53%) Minimum Viable Product
14 5 (1.09%) Social Media
15 4 (0.88%) Robotics
16 3 (0.66%) Smart Home
17 2 (0.44%) Client/Server
17 2 (0.44%) CUDA
17 2 (0.44%) Life Science
17 2 (0.44%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.35%) Linux
2 11 (2.41%) Unix
3 8 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.09%) Android
5 1 (0.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (84.03%) Machine Learning
2 196 (42.89%) Artificial Intelligence
3 151 (33.04%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (24.29%) Deep Learning
5 100 (21.88%) Analytics
6 88 (19.26%) Software Engineering
7 86 (18.82%) Cybersecurity
8 77 (16.85%) Data Protection
9 76 (16.63%) Information Security
10 72 (15.75%) Neural Network
11 65 (14.22%) DevOps
12 61 (13.35%) Microservices
13 58 (12.69%) Mathematics
14 54 (11.82%) Computer Vision
14 54 (11.82%) Statistics
15 50 (10.94%) Physics
16 48 (10.50%) Continuous Delivery
17 42 (9.19%) TDD
18 39 (8.53%) Open Source
19 32 (7.00%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 325 (71.12%) Python
2 112 (24.51%) Java
3 104 (22.76%) SQL
4 79 (17.29%) JavaScript
5 76 (16.63%) R
6 59 (12.91%) Ruby
7 54 (11.82%) Scala
8 45 (9.85%) C++
9 36 (7.88%) C#
10 28 (6.13%) MATLAB
11 27 (5.91%) C
12 23 (5.03%) Go
13 20 (4.38%) Shell Script
14 11 (2.41%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.31%) Elixir
16 4 (0.88%) Apple Swift
16 4 (0.88%) Clojure
17 2 (0.44%) ClojureScript
17 2 (0.44%) SPARQL
17 2 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 90 (19.69%) PhD
2 83 (18.16%) Degree
3 26 (5.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (3.72%) Security Cleared
5 14 (3.06%) Master's Degree
6 12 (2.63%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.88%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.06%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.88%) QA
3 1 (0.22%) GDPR
3 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 91 (19.91%) Docker
2 4 (0.88%) HDFS
3 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 61 (13.35%) Kubernetes
2 18 (3.94%) Ansible
3 13 (2.84%) Puppet
3 13 (2.84%) Terraform
4 3 (0.66%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.22%) Oozie
Vendors
1 58 (12.69%) Microsoft
2 49 (10.72%) Google
3 22 (4.81%) IBM
4 13 (2.84%) Cloudera
4 13 (2.84%) VMware
5 12 (2.63%) Adobe
6 8 (1.75%) Oracle
7 6 (1.31%) Tableau
7 6 (1.31%) Twitter
8 5 (1.09%) Adthena
9 4 (0.88%) Dell
9 4 (0.88%) Hortonworks
10 3 (0.66%) Greenplum
10 3 (0.66%) MapR
10 3 (0.66%) SAP
11 1 (0.22%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.22%) Facebook
11 1 (0.22%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.22%) RapidMiner
11 1 (0.22%) Yahoo!