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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Machine Learning
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 168 245
Rank change year-on-year -7 +77  
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 75 67 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.22% 1.16% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.32% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 64 57 3
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 5561 5072 5850
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.36% 87.98% 88.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4626 4217 4701
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -16 65 £50,000 -16.66% 18
Cheshire +5 5 £52,500 -25.00% 1
Merseyside 0 4 £45,000 -43.75%
Machine Learning
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 76 (47.50%) Python
2 66 (41.25%) SQL
3 61 (38.13%) C#
4 57 (35.63%) Big Data
5 54 (33.75%) .NET
6 49 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (28.13%) Mathematics
8 44 (27.50%) WPF
8 44 (27.50%) R
9 43 (26.88%) WCF
9 43 (26.88%) PhD
10 41 (25.63%) Analytics
11 39 (24.38%) Computer Science
12 36 (22.50%) Statistics
13 35 (21.88%) Google
14 34 (21.25%) MVC
14 34 (21.25%) Finance
15 33 (20.63%) TDD
16 31 (19.38%) Amazon AWS
17 30 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
18 28 (17.50%) DevOps
18 28 (17.50%) Degree
19 27 (16.88%) Cloud Computing
20 26 (16.25%) Hadoop
20 26 (16.25%) SAS
20 26 (16.25%) C++
21 25 (15.63%) Neural Network
22 23 (14.38%) NUnit
22 23 (14.38%) Data Mining
22 23 (14.38%) Xbox

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 26 (16.25%) SAS
2 13 (8.13%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.13%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.25%) CMS
4 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.63%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (10.63%) Stata
2 12 (7.50%) SPSS
3 5 (3.13%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.50%) S-PLUS
5 2 (1.25%) Chatbot
5 2 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.63%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 31 (19.38%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (16.88%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (6.25%) SaaS
5 9 (5.63%) GitHub
6 4 (2.50%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.88%) Internet
2 2 (1.25%) iBeacon
2 2 (1.25%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (35.63%) Big Data
2 26 (16.25%) Hadoop
3 23 (14.38%) Data Mining
4 20 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 19 (11.88%) NoSQL
6 18 (11.25%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.75%) Apache Hive
8 5 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (3.13%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.50%) HBase
9 4 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.50%) QlikView
9 4 (2.50%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.88%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.25%) MySQL
11 2 (1.25%) Pentaho
11 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (14.38%) NUnit
2 17 (10.63%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.75%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.75%) JUnit
5 3 (1.88%) gulp
6 2 (1.25%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.25%) Fiddler
6 2 (1.25%) Grunt
6 2 (1.25%) JIRA
6 2 (1.25%) Maven
6 2 (1.25%) Mockito
6 2 (1.25%) Subversion
7 1 (0.63%) Babel
7 1 (0.63%) webpack
General
1 34 (21.25%) Finance
2 13 (8.13%) Marketing
3 6 (3.75%) Electronics
3 6 (3.75%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.50%) Games
5 2 (1.25%) Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (41.25%) Developer
2 49 (30.63%) Data Scientist
3 42 (26.25%) Senior Developer
4 36 (22.50%) .NET Developer
5 35 (21.88%) Lead Developer
6 30 (18.75%) C# Developer
6 30 (18.75%) Lead C# Developer
6 30 (18.75%) Senior C# Developer
7 26 (16.25%) Senior .NET Developer
8 25 (15.63%) Lead .NET Developer
9 21 (13.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (13.13%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 13 (8.13%) Software Engineer
11 12 (7.50%) Agile Developer
12 11 (6.88%) Machine Learning Developer
12 11 (6.88%) Senior Data Scientist
13 9 (5.63%) Architect
14 8 (5.00%) Java Developer
15 7 (4.38%) Agile .NET Developer
16 5 (3.13%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (33.75%) .NET
2 44 (27.50%) WPF
3 43 (26.88%) WCF
4 14 (8.75%) ASP.NET
5 12 (7.50%) Web Services
6 11 (6.88%) Entity Framework
7 10 (6.25%) WinForms
8 9 (5.63%) .NET Framework
9 8 (5.00%) AngularJS
10 7 (4.38%) Spring
11 6 (3.75%) Django
11 6 (3.75%) Natural Language Processing
11 6 (3.75%) OpenGL
12 5 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (3.13%) CSS
12 5 (3.13%) HTML
12 5 (3.13%) Node.js
12 5 (3.13%) WebGL
13 4 (2.50%) MSMQ
13 4 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 39 (24.38%) Computer Science
2 30 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (14.38%) Algorithms
3 23 (14.38%) Xbox
4 10 (6.25%) N-Tier
4 10 (6.25%) User Experience
5 5 (3.13%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.88%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.25%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.25%) Handset
7 2 (1.25%) iPad
7 2 (1.25%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.25%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.63%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.63%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.63%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.38%) Unix
2 6 (3.75%) Windows
3 3 (1.88%) Android
3 3 (1.88%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.25%) Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (28.13%) Mathematics
3 41 (25.63%) Analytics
4 36 (22.50%) Statistics
5 34 (21.25%) MVC
6 33 (20.63%) TDD
7 28 (17.50%) DevOps
8 25 (15.63%) Neural Network
9 22 (13.75%) OO
9 22 (13.75%) Scrum
10 20 (12.50%) Bayesian Methods
10 20 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (11.25%) Artificial Intelligence
11 18 (11.25%) Data Analytics
11 18 (11.25%) Software Engineering
12 17 (10.63%) Kanban
13 16 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
14 15 (9.38%) Data Analysis
15 14 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (8.75%) Cluster Analysis
Programming Languages
1 76 (47.50%) Python
2 66 (41.25%) SQL
3 61 (38.13%) C#
4 44 (27.50%) R
5 26 (16.25%) C++
6 22 (13.75%) MATLAB
7 21 (13.13%) Java
8 11 (6.88%) C
8 11 (6.88%) JavaScript
9 10 (6.25%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.75%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.75%) VBA
11 5 (3.13%) Scala
12 4 (2.50%) Go
12 4 (2.50%) Perl
12 4 (2.50%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.88%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.63%) GLSL
14 1 (0.63%) PHP
14 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (26.88%) PhD
2 28 (17.50%) Degree
3 7 (4.38%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.63%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.13%) Ansible
1 5 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.13%) Puppet
2 4 (2.50%) Mesos
Vendors
1 35 (21.88%) Google
2 9 (5.63%) IBM
2 9 (5.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.00%) SAP
4 5 (3.13%) Tableau
5 4 (2.50%) Cloudera
5 4 (2.50%) Splunk
6 2 (1.25%) Facebook
6 2 (1.25%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.25%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.25%) Twitter
7 1 (0.63%) Apple
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle
7 1 (0.63%) Sybase
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