The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Machine Learning
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 201 226
Rank change year-on-year +62 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 149 36 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.17% 0.64% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 0.73% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 134 31 16
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -27.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £60,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Machine Learning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6170 4961 5664
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 89.86% 88.27% 89.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4995 4193 4601
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Machine Learning as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Machine Learning in the North West

Machine Learning
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Machine Learning in the North West

Machine Learning
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Machine Learning in the North West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Machine Learning in the North West

Machine Learning
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 Machine Learning within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +47 127 £54,500 +36.25% 11
Cheshire -10 20 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Merseyside - 2 £40,000 -
Machine Learning
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Machine Learning 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 North West region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 130 (57.27%) Python
2 111 (48.90%) Big Data
3 91 (40.09%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (37.00%) SQL
5 74 (32.60%) DevOps
6 71 (31.28%) C++
6 71 (31.28%) Finance
7 69 (30.40%) Java
7 69 (30.40%) Hadoop
8 65 (28.63%) PhD
9 64 (28.19%) Business Intelligence
10 61 (26.87%) Analytics
11 59 (25.99%) Marketing
12 57 (25.11%) .NET
13 56 (24.67%) Mathematics
13 56 (24.67%) Relational Database
14 55 (24.23%) R
14 55 (24.23%) SAP
14 55 (24.23%) Programme Management
15 54 (23.79%) Manufacturing
15 54 (23.79%) SQL Server
16 53 (23.35%) Electronics
16 53 (23.35%) Telecoms
16 53 (23.35%) Digital Marketing
16 53 (23.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 51 (22.47%) Puppet
17 51 (22.47%) Ansible
17 51 (22.47%) Opscode Chef
18 47 (20.70%) Open Source
18 47 (20.70%) Windows

Machine Learning
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 37 (16.30%) Apache Spark
2 19 (8.37%) SAS
3 9 (3.96%) WebLogic
3 9 (3.96%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.64%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.32%) Apache Airflow
5 3 (1.32%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.88%) Apache
7 1 (0.44%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (4.41%) SPSS
2 6 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.64%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.32%) S-PLUS
3 3 (1.32%) Stata
4 2 (0.88%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.44%) Weka
Business Applications
1 53 (23.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.44%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 32 (14.10%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (13.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (10.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (3.96%) GitHub
5 6 (2.64%) SaaS
6 4 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.44%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.44%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.88%) HTTP
1 2 (0.88%) iBeacon
1 2 (0.88%) NFC
2 1 (0.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (48.90%) Big Data
2 69 (30.40%) Hadoop
3 56 (24.67%) Relational Database
4 54 (23.79%) SQL Server
5 20 (8.81%) Data Mining
6 19 (8.37%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (7.93%) Apache Hive
8 16 (7.05%) NoSQL
9 15 (6.61%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (3.96%) RDBMS
10 9 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (3.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (2.20%) Data Lake
12 5 (2.20%) QlikView
13 4 (1.76%) Impala
14 3 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (1.32%) Datazen
14 3 (1.32%) HBase
14 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (12.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.41%) JIRA
2 10 (4.41%) TeamCity
3 9 (3.96%) NuGet
4 8 (3.52%) GitLab
5 7 (3.08%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.64%) Maven
7 4 (1.76%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.76%) JUnit
8 3 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.88%) Babel
9 2 (0.88%) FogBugz
9 2 (0.88%) gulp
9 2 (0.88%) Selenium
9 2 (0.88%) webpack
10 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
General
1 71 (31.28%) Finance
2 59 (25.99%) Marketing
3 54 (23.79%) Manufacturing
4 53 (23.35%) Electronics
4 53 (23.35%) Telecoms
5 19 (8.37%) Retail
6 10 (4.41%) Banking
7 6 (2.64%) Law
8 4 (1.76%) Games
8 4 (1.76%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.76%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.32%) Advertising
10 1 (0.44%) Automotive
10 1 (0.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 54 (23.79%) Developer
2 48 (21.15%) Data Scientist
3 35 (15.42%) Architect
4 24 (10.57%) Software Engineer
5 23 (10.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 22 (9.69%) Cloud Architect
6 22 (9.69%) DevOps Architect
6 22 (9.69%) Lead DevOps
7 20 (8.81%) Senior Developer
8 16 (7.05%) Java Developer
9 14 (6.17%) .NET Developer
10 13 (5.73%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 12 (5.29%) Cloud Engineer
12 11 (4.85%) Cloud Software Engineer
12 11 (4.85%) Data Manager
12 11 (4.85%) Senior Data Scientist
13 9 (3.96%) Agile Developer
13 9 (3.96%) Software Developer
14 8 (3.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 8 (3.52%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (25.11%) .NET
2 22 (9.69%) MSMQ
2 22 (9.69%) RabbitMQ
3 17 (7.49%) CSS
4 16 (7.05%) HTML
5 13 (5.73%) WCF
5 13 (5.73%) XML
6 12 (5.29%) AngularJS
6 12 (5.29%) JSON
7 11 (4.85%) ASP.NET
7 11 (4.85%) HTML5
7 11 (4.85%) WPF
8 10 (4.41%) J2EE
8 10 (4.41%) OpenGL
9 9 (3.96%) WebGL
9 9 (3.96%) WinForms
10 8 (3.52%) Natural Language Processing
11 7 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (3.08%) Backbone.js
11 7 (3.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 43 (18.94%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (16.74%) Algorithms
3 34 (14.98%) Public Cloud
4 32 (14.10%) Computer Science
5 23 (10.13%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (4.41%) Linux Command Line
6 10 (4.41%) N-Tier
6 10 (4.41%) User Experience
7 6 (2.64%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.64%) Handset
7 6 (2.64%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.76%) iPad
9 2 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.88%) Robotics
9 2 (0.88%) W3C
10 1 (0.44%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.44%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.44%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 47 (20.70%) Windows
2 34 (14.98%) Unix
3 20 (8.81%) Linux
4 6 (2.64%) Android
4 6 (2.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (40.09%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (32.60%) DevOps
3 64 (28.19%) Business Intelligence
4 61 (26.87%) Analytics
5 56 (24.67%) Mathematics
6 55 (24.23%) Programme Management
7 53 (23.35%) Digital Marketing
8 47 (20.70%) Open Source
9 38 (16.74%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (16.74%) TDD
10 31 (13.66%) Statistics
11 29 (12.78%) Scrum
12 28 (12.33%) Artificial Intelligence
12 28 (12.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 28 (12.33%) Software Engineering
13 24 (10.57%) Computer Vision
14 23 (10.13%) Statistical Analysis
15 22 (9.69%) Data Analysis
16 21 (9.25%) OO
17 20 (8.81%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 130 (57.27%) Python
2 84 (37.00%) SQL
3 71 (31.28%) C++
4 69 (30.40%) Java
5 55 (24.23%) R
6 38 (16.74%) MATLAB
7 36 (15.86%) Shell Script
8 35 (15.42%) C#
9 33 (14.54%) Go
10 24 (10.57%) JavaScript
11 9 (3.96%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.96%) VB.NET
12 8 (3.52%) C
13 7 (3.08%) TypeScript
14 5 (2.20%) PHP
14 5 (2.20%) Scala
15 4 (1.76%) T-SQL
16 3 (1.32%) Ruby
17 2 (0.88%) Clojure
17 2 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (28.63%) PhD
2 45 (19.82%) Degree
3 9 (3.96%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (2.64%) Postgraduate
5 5 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.32%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.44%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.37%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (4.85%) Docker
2 9 (3.96%) Hyper-V
2 9 (3.96%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (3.96%) VirtualBox
2 9 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (22.47%) Ansible
1 51 (22.47%) Opscode Chef
1 51 (22.47%) Puppet
2 22 (9.69%) Mesos
Vendors
1 55 (24.23%) SAP
2 37 (16.30%) Google
3 25 (11.01%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.41%) IBM
5 9 (3.96%) VMware
6 8 (3.52%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.76%) Tableau
8 3 (1.32%) Splunk
8 3 (1.32%) Zend
9 2 (0.88%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle
9 2 (0.88%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.44%) Apple
10 1 (0.44%) Sybase
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