Period
to 25 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Artificial Intelligence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Artificial Intelligence over the 6 months to 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Artificial Intelligence (AI)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 148 256 252
Rank change year-on-year +108 -4 +99
Permanent jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 172 96 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.97% 0.91% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 0.99% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 107 78 111
North West median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £27,300 £25,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £90,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%

Artificial Intelligence 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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,055 9,673 11,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 92.49% 91.48% 92.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6,374 7,796 9,356
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,829 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Artificial Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Artificial Intelligence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Artificial Intelligence in the North West

Artificial Intelligence
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence in the North West.

Salary trend for Artificial Intelligence in the North West

Artificial Intelligence
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence in the North West over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Artificial Intelligence in the North West

Artificial Intelligence
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence within the North West region over the 6 months to 25 January 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
Manchester +72 95 £45,000 -11.33% 21
Cheshire +46 41 £43,750 +9.38% 7
Merseyside +26 23 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Lancashire - 12 £37,654 - 2
Artificial Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 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 North West region with a requirement for Artificial Intelligence.

1 77 (44.77%) Machine Learning
2 74 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (34.30%) Analytics
4 54 (31.40%) Python
5 48 (27.91%) JavaScript
5 48 (27.91%) Microsoft
6 47 (27.33%) Degree
7 45 (26.16%) Data Science
8 40 (23.26%) Computer Science
9 38 (22.09%) DevOps
10 37 (21.51%) AngularJS
10 37 (21.51%) QA
10 37 (21.51%) Java
11 32 (18.60%) Big Data
12 31 (18.02%) Azure
12 31 (18.02%) C#
12 31 (18.02%) .NET
13 30 (17.44%) Problem-Solving
14 29 (16.86%) C++
15 28 (16.28%) Natural Language Processing
16 26 (15.12%) SQL Server
17 24 (13.95%) Mathematics
17 24 (13.95%) Predictive Analytics
18 23 (13.37%) Software Engineering
19 22 (12.79%) ETL
19 22 (12.79%) Scrum
20 21 (12.21%) TDD
20 21 (12.21%) CSS
20 21 (12.21%) SQL
20 21 (12.21%) Node.js

Artificial Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (3.49%) EPiServer
2 5 (2.91%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.91%) Jupyter
2 5 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.91%) Tornado
3 4 (2.33%) CMS
3 4 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.58%) OnBase
4 1 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (5.81%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.49%) Chatbot
2 6 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.91%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (18.02%) Azure
2 20 (11.63%) AWS
3 14 (8.14%) Power Platform
4 12 (6.98%) GCP
5 5 (2.91%) SaaS
6 2 (1.16%) GitHub
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.58%) Office 365
7 1 (0.58%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.58%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.40%) Internet
1 11 (6.40%) SNA
2 2 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.60%) Big Data
2 26 (15.12%) SQL Server
3 18 (10.47%) Data Mining
4 14 (8.14%) Power BI
5 10 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (5.23%) Data Lake
7 8 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (4.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.33%) MySQL
10 4 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.16%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.58%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.58%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (8.72%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.81%) Selenium
2 10 (5.81%) WebDriver
3 9 (5.23%) GitLab
4 5 (2.91%) JIRA
5 4 (2.33%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.74%) JMeter
6 3 (1.74%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.74%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.58%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.58%) MSTest
8 1 (0.58%) NUnit
8 1 (0.58%) Postman
8 1 (0.58%) TestRail
8 1 (0.58%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (11.63%) Finance
1 20 (11.63%) Manufacturing
2 18 (10.47%) Law
2 18 (10.47%) Legal
3 17 (9.88%) Retail
4 14 (8.14%) Games
5 9 (5.23%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.65%) Automotive
7 5 (2.91%) Aerospace
7 5 (2.91%) Military
8 4 (2.33%) Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (36.05%) Developer
2 22 (12.79%) Data Scientist
3 20 (11.63%) Full Stack Developer
4 18 (10.47%) Java Developer
5 16 (9.30%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (6.98%) Analyst
6 12 (6.98%) Angular Developer
6 12 (6.98%) Software Developer
7 11 (6.40%) Java Engineer
7 11 (6.40%) JavaScript Engineer
8 10 (5.81%) Architect
9 9 (5.23%) Knowledge Engineer
9 9 (5.23%) QA Analyst
9 9 (5.23%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 8 (4.65%) Programmer
10 8 (4.65%) Senior Data Scientist
11 7 (4.07%) Junior
11 7 (4.07%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (21.51%) AngularJS
2 31 (18.02%) .NET
3 28 (16.28%) Natural Language Processing
4 21 (12.21%) CSS
4 21 (12.21%) Node.js
5 14 (8.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (8.14%) React
6 13 (7.56%) ASP.NET
6 13 (7.56%) HTML
7 11 (6.40%) Middleware
8 10 (5.81%) Sass
9 8 (4.65%) .NET Core
9 8 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (4.07%) .NET Framework
10 7 (4.07%) CryEngine
10 7 (4.07%) XML
11 6 (3.49%) JSON
11 6 (3.49%) REST
11 6 (3.49%) Web Services
12 5 (2.91%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.88%) Robotics
3 12 (6.98%) Algorithms
3 12 (6.98%) BBC
3 12 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 11 (6.40%) e-Health
4 11 (6.40%) Internet of Things
4 11 (6.40%) Social Media
4 11 (6.40%) Social Network
5 10 (5.81%) Client/Server
6 8 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (4.07%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (4.07%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (4.07%) Online Games
8 5 (2.91%) User Experience
9 3 (1.74%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.74%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.74%) PKI
10 2 (1.16%) Clustering
10 2 (1.16%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.47%) Linux
2 4 (2.33%) Ubuntu
3 3 (1.74%) Unix
3 3 (1.74%) Windows
4 1 (0.58%) Debian
4 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (44.77%) Machine Learning
2 74 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (34.30%) Analytics
4 45 (26.16%) Data Science
5 40 (23.26%) Computer Science
6 38 (22.09%) DevOps
7 30 (17.44%) Problem-Solving
8 24 (13.95%) Mathematics
8 24 (13.95%) Predictive Analytics
9 23 (13.37%) Software Engineering
10 22 (12.79%) ETL
10 22 (12.79%) Scrum
11 21 (12.21%) TDD
12 19 (11.05%) Data Analytics
12 19 (11.05%) Visualisation
13 18 (10.47%) MVC
14 15 (8.72%) Decision-Making
15 13 (7.56%) Data Integration
15 13 (7.56%) Data Visualisation
16 12 (6.98%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 54 (31.40%) Python
2 48 (27.91%) JavaScript
3 37 (21.51%) Java
4 31 (18.02%) C#
5 29 (16.86%) C++
6 21 (12.21%) SQL
7 16 (9.30%) R
8 14 (8.14%) TypeScript
9 12 (6.98%) C
10 9 (5.23%) MATLAB
11 7 (4.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 7 (4.07%) Go
11 7 (4.07%) Lua
11 7 (4.07%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.91%) Scala
13 3 (1.74%) Ruby
13 3 (1.74%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.74%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.58%) VBA
14 1 (0.58%) XAML
Qualifications
1 47 (27.33%) Degree
2 12 (6.98%) PhD
3 10 (5.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (5.23%) Master's Degree
5 6 (3.49%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (21.51%) QA
2 3 (1.74%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (8.14%) Docker
2 1 (0.58%) IAG
2 1 (0.58%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (4.07%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.16%) Ansible
2 2 (1.16%) Terraform
3 1 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.58%) Grafana
3 1 (0.58%) Kibana
3 1 (0.58%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 48 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.40%) Google
3 7 (4.07%) Intapp
3 7 (4.07%) SnapLogic
3 7 (4.07%) Tableau
4 6 (3.49%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.33%) IBM
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle
7 1 (0.58%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.58%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.58%) Databricks
7 1 (0.58%) Dataiku
7 1 (0.58%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.58%) Kofax
7 1 (0.58%) NETSOL
7 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.58%) SAP
7 1 (0.58%) TIBCO