Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Machine Learning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Machine Learning over the 6 months to 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Machine Learning
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 131 178
Rank change year-on-year +2 +47 +69
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 165 206 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.27% 2.51% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 2.72% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 151 187 87
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% - -4.55%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £28,100
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,700 £65,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -2.91% -1.90% -4.55%

Machine Learning 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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,638 7,572 6,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.17% 92.15% 90.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5,512 6,378 5,424
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £44,471 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.16% +3.75% -

Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Machine Learning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Machine Learning in Manchester

Machine Learning
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Machine Learning in Manchester.

Salary trend for Machine Learning in Manchester

Machine Learning
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Machine Learning in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Machine Learning in Manchester

Machine Learning
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Machine Learning within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. 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
Oldham +20 2 - -
Stockport +2 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Altrincham - 2 £50,000 -
Wigan +11 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Bolton - 1 £50,000 -
Machine Learning
North West

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT jobs citing Machine Learning 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 88 (53.33%) Python
2 82 (49.70%) SQL
3 75 (45.45%) Data Science
4 56 (33.94%) R
5 53 (32.12%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (31.52%) Amazon AWS
7 49 (29.70%) Analytics
7 49 (29.70%) Big Data
8 44 (26.67%) Artificial Intelligence
9 41 (24.85%) Software Engineering
10 39 (23.64%) Hadoop
11 37 (22.42%) Java
11 37 (22.42%) Apache Spark
12 35 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
12 35 (21.21%) Finance
13 34 (20.61%) Degree
13 34 (20.61%) DevOps
14 33 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (20.00%) Scala
15 32 (19.39%) .NET
15 32 (19.39%) Algorithms
16 31 (18.79%) JavaScript
17 29 (17.58%) C#
17 29 (17.58%) TDD
18 28 (16.97%) Mathematics
18 28 (16.97%) Computer Science
19 27 (16.36%) Marketing
19 27 (16.36%) Docker
20 26 (15.76%) Data Analysis
21 25 (15.15%) SQL Server

Machine Learning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 37 (22.42%) Apache Spark
2 13 (7.88%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (6.67%) SAS
4 5 (3.03%) Confluence
5 4 (2.42%) Apache
6 3 (1.82%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.61%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.61%) IIS
7 1 (0.61%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.61%) Tornado
Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.03%) SPSS
3 3 (1.82%) Stata
4 2 (1.21%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.61%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 52 (31.52%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (9.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (4.24%) Amazon S3
4 7 (4.24%) Google Analytics
5 4 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.82%) Serverless
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.61%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.61%) IaaS
7 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.06%) HTTP
2 1 (0.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (29.70%) Big Data
2 39 (23.64%) Hadoop
3 25 (15.15%) SQL Server
4 17 (10.30%) NoSQL
5 11 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 9 (5.45%) MongoDB
7 8 (4.85%) Data Mining
8 7 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.64%) MySQL
9 6 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (3.03%) Power BI
10 5 (3.03%) RDBMS
10 5 (3.03%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.42%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (2.42%) Text Mining
12 3 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.82%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.82%) GIS
13 2 (1.21%) HBase
Development Applications
1 10 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.24%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.24%) NUnit
3 6 (3.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (2.42%) SonarQube
5 2 (1.21%) GitLab
6 1 (0.61%) Bower
6 1 (0.61%) CA Release Automation
6 1 (0.61%) Grunt
6 1 (0.61%) gulp
6 1 (0.61%) JIRA
6 1 (0.61%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.61%) Moq
6 1 (0.61%) Subversion
6 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.61%) webpack
General
1 35 (21.21%) Finance
2 27 (16.36%) Marketing
3 23 (13.94%) Electronics
4 21 (12.73%) Manufacturing
4 21 (12.73%) Telecoms
5 20 (12.12%) Retail
6 2 (1.21%) Advertising
7 1 (0.61%) Automotive
7 1 (0.61%) Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 50 (30.30%) Data Scientist
2 39 (23.64%) Developer
3 18 (10.91%) Architect
4 16 (9.70%) Software Engineer
5 15 (9.09%) Security Specialist
6 13 (7.88%) Senior Architect
7 11 (6.67%) AWS Architect
7 11 (6.67%) AWS Specialist
7 11 (6.67%) Security Architect
7 11 (6.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 11 (6.67%) Senior Security Architect
7 11 (6.67%) Senior Security Specialist
8 8 (4.85%) Senior Data Scientist
9 7 (4.24%) .NET Software Engineer
9 7 (4.24%) C# Software Engineer
9 7 (4.24%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.24%) Machine Learning Developer
9 7 (4.24%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.64%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.64%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.39%) .NET
2 25 (15.15%) AngularJS
3 23 (13.94%) React
4 22 (13.33%) Web Services
5 18 (10.91%) HTML
6 17 (10.30%) CSS
7 15 (9.09%) Natural Language Processing
8 11 (6.67%) HTML5
9 10 (6.06%) TensorFlow
10 8 (4.85%) CSS3
11 7 (4.24%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (4.24%) WCF
11 7 (4.24%) WPF
12 6 (3.64%) .NET Framework
12 6 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (3.64%) Keras
13 5 (3.03%) Apache Flex
13 5 (3.03%) ASP.NET
13 5 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (3.03%) CoreNLP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (19.39%) Algorithms
3 28 (16.97%) Computer Science
4 16 (9.70%) Data Structures
5 14 (8.48%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (3.03%) Cyber Defence
7 5 (3.03%) Social Media
8 3 (1.82%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.21%) Fintech
9 2 (1.21%) User Experience
10 1 (0.61%) Animation
10 1 (0.61%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.61%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.61%) Marketing Technology
10 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.67%) Linux
2 3 (1.82%) Unix
2 3 (1.82%) Windows
3 2 (1.21%) Android
4 1 (0.61%) AIX
4 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.61%) CentOS
4 1 (0.61%) HPUX
4 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.61%) Solaris
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (45.45%) Data Science
2 53 (32.12%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (29.70%) Analytics
4 44 (26.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 41 (24.85%) Software Engineering
6 35 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
7 34 (20.61%) DevOps
8 29 (17.58%) TDD
9 28 (16.97%) Mathematics
10 26 (15.76%) Data Analysis
11 24 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
12 23 (13.94%) Statistics
13 22 (13.33%) Programme Management
14 21 (12.73%) Data Analytics
14 21 (12.73%) Digital Marketing
15 19 (11.52%) MVC
16 18 (10.91%) Predictive Modelling
16 18 (10.91%) Scrum
17 16 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (9.70%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 88 (53.33%) Python
2 82 (49.70%) SQL
3 56 (33.94%) R
4 37 (22.42%) Java
5 33 (20.00%) Scala
6 31 (18.79%) JavaScript
7 29 (17.58%) C#
8 23 (13.94%) C++
9 16 (9.70%) HiveQL
10 14 (8.48%) C
11 13 (7.88%) Go
12 7 (4.24%) MATLAB
13 4 (2.42%) Java 8
13 4 (2.42%) Perl
14 3 (1.82%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.82%) Ruby
14 3 (1.82%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.21%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.21%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.61%) ES6
Qualifications
1 34 (20.61%) Degree
2 17 (10.30%) PhD
3 10 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (4.24%) Master's Degree
4 7 (4.24%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (3.64%) CISSP
5 6 (3.64%) SANS
6 5 (3.03%) CISM
6 5 (3.03%) CSSLP
7 4 (2.42%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.61%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.61%) GCIA
8 1 (0.61%) GCIH
8 1 (0.61%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.91%) GCP
2 7 (4.24%) QA
3 5 (3.03%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (16.36%) Docker
2 18 (10.91%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (10.30%) Kubernetes
2 9 (5.45%) Ansible
3 5 (3.03%) Terraform
4 4 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.42%) Puppet
5 2 (1.21%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.21%) Marathon
5 2 (1.21%) Mesos
5 2 (1.21%) rkt
6 1 (0.61%) Oozie
6 1 (0.61%) Packer
Vendors
1 21 (12.73%) Google
1 21 (12.73%) SAP
2 11 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.03%) Oracle
3 5 (3.03%) Veracode
4 4 (2.42%) Sun
5 3 (1.82%) Tableau
6 2 (1.21%) Capita
6 2 (1.21%) Cognos
6 2 (1.21%) Splunk
7 1 (0.61%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.61%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.61%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.61%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.61%) Informatica
7 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.61%) Talend
7 1 (0.61%) Twitter
7 1 (0.61%) Xamarin