Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Machine Learning
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 235 345
Rank change year-on-year +62 +110 +35
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 228 132 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.72% 1.07% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 198 127 13
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £32,125 £27,500 £35,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £66,250 £63,500
England median annual salary £60,750 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +1.25% -4.00% +13.64%

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 11904 11034 11658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.83% 89.75% 89.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9471 9201 9634
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +72 195 £52,500 +5.00% 15
Cheshire -35 27 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Lancashire 0 1 £28,000 -78.46%
Machine Learning
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 116 (50.88%) Python
2 107 (46.93%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (42.54%) Big Data
4 83 (36.40%) Finance
5 80 (35.09%) Java
6 77 (33.77%) Analytics
7 65 (28.51%) SQL
8 63 (27.63%) SQL Server
9 60 (26.32%) Hadoop
10 59 (25.88%) .NET
11 57 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
12 51 (22.37%) Business Intelligence
12 51 (22.37%) Marketing
13 50 (21.93%) Mathematics
13 50 (21.93%) Open Source
13 50 (21.93%) DevOps
14 49 (21.49%) Microsoft Azure
15 47 (20.61%) R
15 47 (20.61%) C++
16 46 (20.18%) Telecoms
16 46 (20.18%) Manufacturing
17 45 (19.74%) SAP
18 44 (19.30%) C#
18 44 (19.30%) Electronics
18 44 (19.30%) Programme Management
18 44 (19.30%) Digital Marketing
18 44 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
19 43 (18.86%) Algorithms
19 43 (18.86%) TDD
20 42 (18.42%) Relational Database

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 40 (17.54%) Apache Spark
2 26 (11.40%) SAS
3 7 (3.07%) Apache Pig
4 6 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.75%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.88%) Confluence
7 1 (0.44%) Apache
7 1 (0.44%) Jupyter
Applications
1 10 (4.39%) SPSS
2 6 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (2.63%) S-PLUS
2 6 (2.63%) Stata
3 4 (1.75%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.44%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 57 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (21.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (14.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.88%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (0.88%) npm
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.44%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.44%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.44%) GitHub
5 1 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.44%) SaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Wit.ai
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.70%) HTTP
2 3 (1.32%) Skype
3 2 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (42.54%) Big Data
2 63 (27.63%) SQL Server
3 60 (26.32%) Hadoop
4 42 (18.42%) Relational Database
5 19 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (6.58%) NoSQL
7 13 (5.70%) Data Mining
8 9 (3.95%) Apache Hive
8 9 (3.95%) RDBMS
9 8 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (3.07%) QlikView
11 6 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.75%) Power BI
12 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.32%) HBase
13 3 (1.32%) MySQL
13 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (10.96%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.89%) Cucumber
3 14 (6.14%) Visual Studio
4 13 (5.70%) Selenium
5 11 (4.82%) FogBugz
6 10 (4.39%) JIRA
7 8 (3.51%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.19%) NUnit
9 4 (1.75%) GitLab
9 4 (1.75%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.75%) Maven
9 4 (1.75%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.75%) Subversion
10 2 (0.88%) Babel
10 2 (0.88%) gulp
10 2 (0.88%) NuGet
10 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.88%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.88%) webpack
11 1 (0.44%) PyCharm
General
1 83 (36.40%) Finance
2 51 (22.37%) Marketing
3 46 (20.18%) Manufacturing
3 46 (20.18%) Telecoms
4 44 (19.30%) Electronics
5 10 (4.39%) Banking
5 10 (4.39%) Retail
6 8 (3.51%) Retail Banking
7 6 (2.63%) Law
8 2 (0.88%) Advertising
8 2 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.88%) Games
8 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.44%) Automotive
9 1 (0.44%) Back Office
9 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (28.07%) Developer
2 47 (20.61%) Data Scientist
3 29 (12.72%) Architect
4 25 (10.96%) Software Engineer
5 24 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 16 (7.02%) Cloud Architect
6 16 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (6.58%) C# Developer
8 14 (6.14%) Cloud Engineer
8 14 (6.14%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 14 (6.14%) Senior Developer
9 13 (5.70%) .NET Developer
9 13 (5.70%) DevOps Architect
9 13 (5.70%) Lead DevOps
10 12 (5.26%) Analyst
10 12 (5.26%) Data Manager
10 12 (5.26%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 11 (4.82%) Selenium Tester
11 11 (4.82%) Senior Architect
11 11 (4.82%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (25.88%) .NET
2 28 (12.28%) HTML
3 26 (11.40%) CSS
4 20 (8.77%) Node.js
5 18 (7.89%) AngularJS
6 17 (7.46%) MSMQ
6 17 (7.46%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (5.26%) React
8 11 (4.82%) Gherkin
9 10 (4.39%) HTML5
10 9 (3.95%) jQuery
10 9 (3.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (3.51%) ASP.NET
11 8 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (3.51%) CSS3
11 8 (3.51%) J2EE
11 8 (3.51%) Natural Language Processing
11 8 (3.51%) Sass
11 8 (3.51%) TensorFlow
11 8 (3.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (18.86%) Algorithms
3 31 (13.60%) Public Cloud
4 27 (11.84%) Computer Science
5 20 (8.77%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (5.70%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (3.07%) 3D Graphics
7 7 (3.07%) Augmented Reality
7 7 (3.07%) Client/Server
7 7 (3.07%) Handset
7 7 (3.07%) Smartphone
7 7 (3.07%) User Experience
8 6 (2.63%) Robotics
9 5 (2.19%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (2.19%) Fintech
9 5 (2.19%) Life Science
10 4 (1.75%) Cyber Attack
11 3 (1.32%) Social Media
12 2 (0.88%) iPad
12 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (17.11%) Windows
2 31 (13.60%) Unix
3 13 (5.70%) Linux
4 7 (3.07%) Android
4 7 (3.07%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (46.93%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (33.77%) Analytics
3 51 (22.37%) Business Intelligence
4 50 (21.93%) DevOps
4 50 (21.93%) Mathematics
4 50 (21.93%) Open Source
5 44 (19.30%) Digital Marketing
5 44 (19.30%) Programme Management
6 43 (18.86%) TDD
7 37 (16.23%) Artificial Intelligence
8 33 (14.47%) Scrum
8 33 (14.47%) Software Engineering
9 29 (12.72%) Continuous Delivery
10 28 (12.28%) BDD
10 28 (12.28%) Data Analytics
11 25 (10.96%) MVC
12 21 (9.21%) Computer Vision
12 21 (9.21%) Predictive Analytics
13 20 (8.77%) Test Automation
13 20 (8.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 116 (50.88%) Python
2 80 (35.09%) Java
3 65 (28.51%) SQL
4 47 (20.61%) C++
4 47 (20.61%) R
5 44 (19.30%) C#
6 39 (17.11%) Shell Script
7 35 (15.35%) JavaScript
8 31 (13.60%) Go
9 29 (12.72%) MATLAB
10 12 (5.26%) Scala
11 11 (4.82%) Bash Shell
12 7 (3.07%) Clojure
13 6 (2.63%) Ruby
13 6 (2.63%) TypeScript
14 5 (2.19%) PHP
15 3 (1.32%) C
16 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (17.11%) Degree
2 29 (12.72%) PhD
3 7 (3.07%) Postgraduate
4 5 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.75%) SAS Certification
6 3 (1.32%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.51%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.44%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 13 (5.70%) Docker
2 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.88%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (14.91%) Ansible
2 32 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (14.04%) Puppet
3 17 (7.46%) Mesos
4 3 (1.32%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.32%) Marathon
4 3 (1.32%) rkt
5 2 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 45 (19.74%) SAP
2 37 (16.23%) Google
3 23 (10.09%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.63%) Tableau
5 4 (1.75%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.32%) Capita
6 3 (1.32%) Oracle
6 3 (1.32%) Splunk
7 2 (0.88%) Ab Initio
7 2 (0.88%) Alteryx
7 2 (0.88%) Cloudera
7 2 (0.88%) Datameer
7 2 (0.88%) Facebook
7 2 (0.88%) IBM
7 2 (0.88%) Lavastorm
7 2 (0.88%) Twitter
7 2 (0.88%) VMware
7 2 (0.88%) Zend
8 1 (0.44%) Atlassian