Period
to 27 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Artificial Intelligence (AI)
England > South East
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 130 131 161
Rank change year-on-year +1 +30 +140
Permanent jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 238 511 528
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.32% 2.22% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 2.46% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 274 469 386
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% - +8.33%

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,341 20,779 24,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.15% 90.33% 91.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7,491 16,897 20,101
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Artificial Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Artificial Intelligence as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Artificial Intelligence in the South East

Artificial Intelligence
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Artificial Intelligence in the South East.

Salary trend for Artificial Intelligence in the South East

Artificial Intelligence
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Artificial Intelligence in the South East over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Artificial Intelligence in the South East

Artificial Intelligence
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence within the South East region over the 6 months to 27 January 2021. 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
Thames Valley 0 109 £53,000 +6.00% 26
Berkshire +3 62 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Surrey +59 50 £60,000 -7.69% 17
Oxfordshire 0 33 £60,000 +14.29% 19
Hampshire +4 26 £45,000 -10.00% 11
East Sussex +56 23 £50,000 +100.00% 4
West Sussex +17 22 £70,000 +27.27% 2
Buckinghamshire +40 16 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Sussex -5 6 £38,000 +17.42%
Kent +36 2 £50,000 -44.44%
Artificial Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for Artificial Intelligence.

1 108 (45.38%) Machine Learning
2 85 (35.71%) C#
3 81 (34.03%) .NET
4 74 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (30.67%) Software Engineering
6 68 (28.57%) SQL
7 61 (25.63%) JavaScript
7 61 (25.63%) Degree
7 61 (25.63%) Azure
8 52 (21.85%) Python
9 49 (20.59%) Docker
10 47 (19.75%) Scrum
11 46 (19.33%) DevOps
12 43 (18.07%) AWS
13 40 (16.81%) Test Automation
14 36 (15.13%) Microservices
15 34 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
16 33 (13.87%) .NET Core
16 33 (13.87%) Data Science
16 33 (13.87%) Finance
16 33 (13.87%) Microsoft
17 32 (13.45%) Project Management
17 32 (13.45%) Big Data
18 31 (13.03%) Computer Science
19 29 (12.18%) Algorithms
20 26 (10.92%) Kubernetes
20 26 (10.92%) React
20 26 (10.92%) AngularJS
20 26 (10.92%) HTML
20 26 (10.92%) CSS

Artificial Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 20 (8.40%) Smallworld
2 7 (2.94%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.26%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.42%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 61 (25.63%) Azure
2 43 (18.07%) AWS
3 20 (8.40%) GCP
4 19 (7.98%) SaaS
5 9 (3.78%) Serverless
6 7 (2.94%) IaaS
6 7 (2.94%) Power Platform
7 6 (2.52%) Azure Functions
8 4 (1.68%) PaaS
9 3 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.84%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.84%) npm
10 2 (0.84%) Office 365
11 1 (0.42%) Amazon EKS
11 1 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.42%) AWS Step Functions
11 1 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.42%) GitHub
11 1 (0.42%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.40%) Broadband
2 2 (0.84%) Software-Defined Radio
2 2 (0.84%) Wireless
3 1 (0.42%) Internet
3 1 (0.42%) NAS
3 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.45%) Big Data
2 12 (5.04%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.20%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.78%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.94%) Power BI
5 7 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.52%) Tableau
7 5 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.68%) Cosmos DB
8 4 (1.68%) Snowflake Schema
9 3 (1.26%) Flink
9 3 (1.26%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.84%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.84%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (3.78%) JIRA
1 9 (3.78%) SpecFlow
2 8 (3.36%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.36%) Selenium
3 5 (2.10%) Cucumber
3 5 (2.10%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.10%) Postman
4 3 (1.26%) Moq
4 3 (1.26%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.84%) MSTest
6 1 (0.42%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.42%) ESLint
6 1 (0.42%) MLflow
General
1 33 (13.87%) Finance
2 9 (3.78%) Games
3 7 (2.94%) Billing
4 6 (2.52%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.10%) Avionics
5 5 (2.10%) Marketing
6 4 (1.68%) Law
7 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.84%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.42%) Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Local Government
8 1 (0.42%) Military
8 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 103 (43.28%) Developer
2 38 (15.97%) .NET Developer
3 31 (13.03%) Software Engineer
4 22 (9.24%) Analyst
5 20 (8.40%) Fibre Planner
6 16 (6.72%) Business Analyst
6 16 (6.72%) C# Developer
6 16 (6.72%) Full Stack Developer
7 15 (6.30%) Senior Developer
8 14 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
9 13 (5.46%) Junior
9 13 (5.46%) Software Analyst
10 12 (5.04%) Software Developer
11 11 (4.62%) .NET Software Developer
12 10 (4.20%) C# Software Engineer
12 10 (4.20%) Senior .NET Developer
13 9 (3.78%) .NET Software Engineer
13 9 (3.78%) Scala Developer
14 8 (3.36%) C# .NET Developer
14 8 (3.36%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (34.03%) .NET
2 33 (13.87%) .NET Core
3 26 (10.92%) AngularJS
3 26 (10.92%) CSS
3 26 (10.92%) HTML
3 26 (10.92%) React
4 24 (10.08%) ASP.NET
5 23 (9.66%) .NET Framework
6 13 (5.46%) Vue.js
7 11 (4.62%) RESTful
8 9 (3.78%) JSON
8 9 (3.78%) Swagger
8 9 (3.78%) TensorFlow
9 8 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (3.36%) REST
10 7 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (2.52%) Node.js
11 6 (2.52%) YAML
12 5 (2.10%) OpenCV
12 5 (2.10%) PyTorch
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.18%) Algorithms
2 18 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.56%) Robotics
3 14 (5.88%) User Experience
4 11 (4.62%) PMI
5 8 (3.36%) Virtual Team
6 7 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.10%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.68%) NHS
8 4 (1.68%) State Machine
9 3 (1.26%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.84%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.84%) Life Science
10 2 (0.84%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.84%) VHDL
11 1 (0.42%) Clustering
11 1 (0.42%) Digital TV
11 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.98%) Linux
2 3 (1.26%) Android
2 3 (1.26%) VxWorks
3 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.42%) CentOS
4 1 (0.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (45.38%) Machine Learning
2 74 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (30.67%) Software Engineering
4 47 (19.75%) Scrum
5 46 (19.33%) DevOps
6 40 (16.81%) Test Automation
7 36 (15.13%) Microservices
8 34 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
9 33 (13.87%) Data Science
10 32 (13.45%) Project Management
11 31 (13.03%) Computer Science
12 24 (10.08%) Analytics
13 22 (9.24%) User Stories
14 18 (7.56%) Creative Thinking
14 18 (7.56%) Fintech
14 18 (7.56%) Use Case
15 16 (6.72%) Data Modelling
15 16 (6.72%) TDD
16 15 (6.30%) Front End Development
16 15 (6.30%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 85 (35.71%) C#
2 68 (28.57%) SQL
3 61 (25.63%) JavaScript
4 52 (21.85%) Python
5 25 (10.50%) Java
6 22 (9.24%) C++
7 20 (8.40%) TypeScript
8 16 (6.72%) C
9 12 (5.04%) Scala
10 7 (2.94%) Ruby
11 6 (2.52%) Go
12 4 (1.68%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.26%) Ada
13 3 (1.26%) Ada 95
13 3 (1.26%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.26%) R
13 3 (1.26%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.84%) Clojure
15 1 (0.42%) GLSL
15 1 (0.42%) XAML
Qualifications
1 61 (25.63%) Degree
2 15 (6.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (4.62%) PhD
3 11 (4.62%) PMI Certification
4 10 (4.20%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.20%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.68%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.26%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.42%) GDPR
2 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.42%) PMO
2 1 (0.42%) WCAG
System Software
1 49 (20.59%) Docker
2 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (10.92%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.94%) Terraform
3 3 (1.26%) Ansible
4 2 (0.84%) Puppet
5 1 (0.42%) Kibana
Vendors
1 33 (13.87%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.52%) IBM
3 4 (1.68%) Xceptor
4 3 (1.26%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.84%) Blue Prism
5 2 (0.84%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (0.84%) UiPath
6 1 (0.42%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.42%) Automation Anywhere
6 1 (0.42%) Capita
6 1 (0.42%) Databricks
6 1 (0.42%) Google
6 1 (0.42%) NVIDIA
6 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.42%) Samsung
6 1 (0.42%) SAP
6 1 (0.42%) Sparx
6 1 (0.42%) Splunk