Period
to 21 August 2018

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 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Machine Learning
England > North West
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 159 270
Rank change year-on-year -35 +111 +60
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 172 262 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.42% 1.99% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 2.18% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 149 230 81
North West median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +15.56% -18.18%
10th Percentile £26,960 £32,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £77,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -

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 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 11,085 12,006 10,442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.38% 91.27% 90.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8,914 9,650 8,741
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 6 months to 21 August 2018.

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 6 months to 21 August 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
Manchester -23 141 £50,000 -7.41% 12
Cheshire -17 19 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Merseyside +19 7 £50,000 +17.65%
Lancashire +9 3 £37,500 +33.93% 1
Machine Learning
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 North West region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 91 (52.91%) Python
2 89 (51.74%) Data Science
3 85 (49.42%) SQL
4 66 (38.37%) R
5 60 (34.88%) Analytics
6 50 (29.07%) Artificial Intelligence
7 47 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (27.33%) Big Data
8 45 (26.16%) Amazon AWS
9 37 (21.51%) Hadoop
10 35 (20.35%) Degree
10 35 (20.35%) Mathematics
10 35 (20.35%) Apache Spark
11 33 (19.19%) Algorithms
11 33 (19.19%) Scala
11 33 (19.19%) .NET
12 32 (18.60%) SQL Server
12 32 (18.60%) JavaScript
12 32 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
12 32 (18.60%) Finance
13 31 (18.02%) C#
13 31 (18.02%) Java
14 30 (17.44%) Computer Science
15 29 (16.86%) DevOps
16 28 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
16 28 (16.28%) Software Engineering
17 27 (15.70%) Statistics
18 26 (15.12%) Docker
19 24 (13.95%) Google
20 23 (13.37%) Data Analysis

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 35 (20.35%) Apache Spark
2 13 (7.56%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (7.56%) SAS
3 3 (1.74%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.16%) Apache
4 2 (1.16%) Confluence
4 2 (1.16%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.16%) IIS
4 2 (1.16%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.58%) JBoss
5 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.49%) SPSS
3 3 (1.74%) Stata
4 2 (1.16%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 45 (26.16%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (12.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (8.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (4.65%) Amazon S3
4 8 (4.65%) Google Analytics
5 5 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.91%) Serverless
6 2 (1.16%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (0.58%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.58%) GitHub
7 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.81%) HTTP
2 1 (0.58%) DKIM
2 1 (0.58%) DMARC
2 1 (0.58%) DMZ
2 1 (0.58%) Firewall
2 1 (0.58%) Internet
2 1 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.58%) IPv4
2 1 (0.58%) IPv6
2 1 (0.58%) LAN
2 1 (0.58%) Network Security
2 1 (0.58%) VPN
2 1 (0.58%) WAN
2 1 (0.58%) WebEx
2 1 (0.58%) Wireless
2 1 (0.58%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (27.33%) Big Data
2 37 (21.51%) Hadoop
3 32 (18.60%) SQL Server
4 16 (9.30%) NoSQL
5 12 (6.98%) MongoDB
6 11 (6.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 10 (5.81%) Data Mining
8 9 (5.23%) MySQL
9 7 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.91%) QlikView
12 4 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (2.33%) Power BI
12 4 (2.33%) Text Mining
13 3 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.74%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (1.16%) BigQuery
14 2 (1.16%) HBase
Development Applications
1 14 (8.14%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.07%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (2.91%) NUnit
5 3 (1.74%) GitLab
6 2 (1.16%) CA Release Automation
6 2 (1.16%) Grunt
6 2 (1.16%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.58%) Bower
7 1 (0.58%) gulp
7 1 (0.58%) JIRA
7 1 (0.58%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.58%) Selenium
7 1 (0.58%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.58%) Subversion
7 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.58%) webpack
General
1 32 (18.60%) Finance
2 22 (12.79%) Marketing
3 17 (9.88%) Electronics
4 15 (8.72%) Manufacturing
4 15 (8.72%) Retail
4 15 (8.72%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.49%) Banking
6 5 (2.91%) Advertising
6 5 (2.91%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.91%) Law
7 2 (1.16%) Games
8 1 (0.58%) Automotive
8 1 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (34.30%) Data Scientist
2 40 (23.26%) Developer
3 20 (11.63%) Architect
4 13 (7.56%) .NET Developer
4 13 (7.56%) Security Specialist
5 12 (6.98%) Senior Architect
6 11 (6.40%) AWS Architect
6 11 (6.40%) AWS Specialist
6 11 (6.40%) Security Architect
6 11 (6.40%) Senior Data Scientist
6 11 (6.40%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 11 (6.40%) Senior Security Architect
6 11 (6.40%) Senior Security Specialist
6 11 (6.40%) Software Engineer
7 10 (5.81%) C# Developer
8 9 (5.23%) Analyst
9 8 (4.65%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.07%) Junior
10 7 (4.07%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.49%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (19.19%) .NET
2 22 (12.79%) AngularJS
2 22 (12.79%) Web Services
3 19 (11.05%) HTML
4 17 (9.88%) Natural Language Processing
5 16 (9.30%) React
6 15 (8.72%) CSS
7 11 (6.40%) ASP.NET
7 11 (6.40%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (5.81%) TensorFlow
9 9 (5.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (5.23%) HTML5
10 8 (4.65%) .NET Framework
11 7 (4.07%) Node.js
12 6 (3.49%) Keras
12 6 (3.49%) WCF
13 5 (2.91%) CoreNLP
13 5 (2.91%) CSS3
13 5 (2.91%) jQuery
14 4 (2.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.19%) Algorithms
2 30 (17.44%) Computer Science
3 28 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.56%) Data Structures
5 11 (6.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.91%) Social Media
8 4 (2.33%) User Experience
9 3 (1.74%) Fintech
9 3 (1.74%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.16%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.58%) Cyberattack
11 1 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.58%) Marketing Technology
11 1 (0.58%) Replication
11 1 (0.58%) Smart City
11 1 (0.58%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.56%) Linux
2 4 (2.33%) Android
2 4 (2.33%) Unix
2 4 (2.33%) Windows
3 2 (1.16%) AIX
3 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.58%) CentOS
4 1 (0.58%) HPUX
4 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.58%) Solaris
4 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (51.74%) Data Science
2 60 (34.88%) Analytics
3 50 (29.07%) Artificial Intelligence
4 47 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (20.35%) Mathematics
6 32 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (16.86%) DevOps
8 28 (16.28%) Software Engineering
9 27 (15.70%) Statistics
10 23 (13.37%) Data Analysis
10 23 (13.37%) TDD
10 23 (13.37%) Visualisation
11 22 (12.79%) Data Analytics
11 22 (12.79%) MVC
12 20 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (9.88%) Mentoring
14 16 (9.30%) Programme Management
15 15 (8.72%) Digital Marketing
15 15 (8.72%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 91 (52.91%) Python
2 85 (49.42%) SQL
3 66 (38.37%) R
4 33 (19.19%) Scala
5 32 (18.60%) JavaScript
6 31 (18.02%) C#
6 31 (18.02%) Java
7 19 (11.05%) C++
8 13 (7.56%) C
8 13 (7.56%) HiveQL
9 11 (6.40%) Go
10 9 (5.23%) MATLAB
11 5 (2.91%) Perl
12 4 (2.33%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.33%) PHP
13 3 (1.74%) Ruby
13 3 (1.74%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.74%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.74%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (20.35%) Degree
2 22 (12.79%) PhD
3 10 (5.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (5.23%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (4.07%) Master's Degree
6 4 (2.33%) CISSP
6 4 (2.33%) SANS
7 3 (1.74%) CISM
8 2 (1.16%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.16%) CSSLP
8 2 (1.16%) GCIA
8 2 (1.16%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.58%) CISA
9 1 (0.58%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.58%) GCIH
9 1 (0.58%) SSCP
9 1 (0.58%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.14%) GCP
2 6 (3.49%) QA
3 2 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.16%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (15.12%) Docker
2 15 (8.72%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (7.56%) Kubernetes
2 7 (4.07%) Ansible
3 6 (3.49%) Terraform
4 4 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.33%) Puppet
5 2 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.16%) Marathon
5 2 (1.16%) Mesos
5 2 (1.16%) Packer
5 2 (1.16%) rkt
6 1 (0.58%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.58%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.58%) Netcool
6 1 (0.58%) Oozie
Vendors
1 24 (13.95%) Google
2 15 (8.72%) SAP
3 14 (8.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.07%) Tableau
5 5 (2.91%) Oracle
6 4 (2.33%) Splunk
7 2 (1.16%) Capita
7 2 (1.16%) Cognos
7 2 (1.16%) Veracode
7 2 (1.16%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.58%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.58%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.58%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.58%) Darktrace
8 1 (0.58%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.58%) Informatica
8 1 (0.58%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.58%) Sun
8 1 (0.58%) Talend
8 1 (0.58%) Twitter