The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Machine Learning
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 266 335 454
Rank change year-on-year +69 +119  
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 135 107 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.93% 0.58% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.67% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 95 93 23
Median salary £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.31% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12557 16019 18460
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.81% 86.69% 86.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10374 13429 14775
Median salary £47,500 £46,796 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.50% +3.99%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Machine Learning
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Machine Learning in the South East

Machine Learning
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Machine Learning in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Machine Learning in the South East

Machine Learning
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 Machine Learning within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Oxfordshire +3 41 £68,500 +61.17% 9
Surrey +44 31 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Berkshire +35 24 £55,000 +29.41%
Hampshire +19 16 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Buckinghamshire +14 14 £40,000 +77.77% 1
East Sussex - 7 £70,000 -
Kent - 2 £40,000 - 1
Machine Learning
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 178 (57.61%) Python
2 145 (46.93%) Big Data
3 118 (38.19%) Algorithms
4 103 (33.33%) Java
5 100 (32.36%) Mathematics
6 93 (30.10%) Degree
7 92 (29.77%) Agile Software Development
8 88 (28.48%) SQL
9 86 (27.83%) C++
10 82 (26.54%) Analytics
11 81 (26.21%) R
11 81 (26.21%) PhD
12 74 (23.95%) Statistics
13 71 (22.98%) Software Engineering
14 70 (22.65%) Apache Spark
15 63 (20.39%) Hadoop
15 63 (20.39%) Physics
15 63 (20.39%) Data Mining
16 52 (16.83%) Natural Language Processing
16 52 (16.83%) Scala
17 51 (16.50%) NoSQL
17 51 (16.50%) Computer Science
18 47 (15.21%) C#
19 46 (14.89%) Visualisation
19 46 (14.89%) Master's Degree
20 45 (14.56%) JavaScript
21 42 (13.59%) Data Analysis
21 42 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
22 40 (12.94%) Open Source
22 40 (12.94%) Data Visualisation

Machine Learning
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 70 (22.65%) Apache Spark
2 22 (7.12%) Apache
2 22 (7.12%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (5.50%) Apache Solr
4 13 (4.21%) SAS
5 7 (2.27%) Jetty
5 7 (2.27%) nginx
5 7 (2.27%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.94%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.29%) CMS
8 1 (0.32%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.29%) SPSS Modeler
3 1 (0.32%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.32%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.24%) SaaS
4 6 (1.94%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (0.97%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 2 (0.65%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.65%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.32%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.29%) Internet
2 3 (0.97%) MVNO
3 2 (0.65%) LTE
4 1 (0.32%) 2G
4 1 (0.32%) 3G
4 1 (0.32%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.32%) CDMA
4 1 (0.32%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (0.32%) GSM
4 1 (0.32%) Network Security
4 1 (0.32%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (46.93%) Big Data
2 63 (20.39%) Data Mining
2 63 (20.39%) Hadoop
3 51 (16.50%) NoSQL
4 29 (9.39%) SQL Server
5 18 (5.83%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (5.83%) Redis
6 16 (5.18%) MongoDB
7 14 (4.53%) Text Mining
8 12 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (3.56%) Apache Hive
10 9 (2.91%) HBase
10 9 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (2.59%) Relational Database
12 7 (2.27%) Power BI
13 6 (1.94%) KNIME
13 6 (1.94%) Spotfire
13 6 (1.94%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 29 (9.39%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.18%) Selenium
3 12 (3.88%) Subversion
4 9 (2.91%) TeamCity
5 8 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (2.27%) Gradle
7 4 (1.29%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.32%) CMake
8 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.32%) JIRA
8 1 (0.32%) Maven
8 1 (0.32%) Sahi
8 1 (0.32%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.32%) UI Automator
8 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.32%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.32%) Xcode
8 1 (0.32%) YouTrack
General
1 26 (8.41%) Finance
2 18 (5.83%) Automotive
3 12 (3.88%) Marketing
3 12 (3.88%) Retail
4 9 (2.91%) Electronics
5 8 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.27%) Publishing
7 6 (1.94%) Advertising
7 6 (1.94%) Military
7 6 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.29%) Games
9 3 (0.97%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.65%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (24.60%) Developer
2 62 (20.06%) Data Scientist
3 27 (8.74%) Java Developer
4 26 (8.41%) Architect
5 24 (7.77%) Technical Leader
6 23 (7.44%) Lead Architect
6 23 (7.44%) SAP Architect
6 23 (7.44%) SAP Technical Architect
6 23 (7.44%) Technical Architect
7 18 (5.83%) C# Developer
7 18 (5.83%) Software Developer
8 16 (5.18%) Analyst
8 16 (5.18%) Development Manager
9 15 (4.85%) Software Engineer
10 14 (4.53%) Junior
11 13 (4.21%) Algorithm Engineer
11 13 (4.21%) Java Engineer
12 12 (3.88%) .NET Developer
12 12 (3.88%) Development Engineer
12 12 (3.88%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (16.83%) Natural Language Processing
2 40 (12.94%) Web Services
3 39 (12.62%) REST
4 38 (12.30%) AngularJS
5 33 (10.68%) Kafka
6 31 (10.03%) .NET
7 23 (7.44%) Node.js
8 21 (6.80%) Lucene
8 21 (6.80%) Spring
9 20 (6.47%) HTML
10 17 (5.50%) JMS
10 17 (5.50%) KnockoutJS
10 17 (5.50%) RESTful
10 17 (5.50%) SOAP
11 16 (5.18%) CSS
12 15 (4.85%) HTML5
13 12 (3.88%) ASP.NET
13 12 (3.88%) jQuery
13 12 (3.88%) scikit-learn
14 11 (3.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 118 (38.19%) Algorithms
2 51 (16.50%) Computer Science
3 42 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.85%) Mobile App
5 14 (4.53%) Cloud Native
6 13 (4.21%) Social Media
6 13 (4.21%) Virtual Team
7 12 (3.88%) Robotics
8 9 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (2.59%) Data Structures
9 8 (2.59%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (2.27%) Life Science
11 6 (1.94%) Linked Data
12 5 (1.62%) CUDA
12 5 (1.62%) Internet of Things
12 5 (1.62%) Smart Energy
13 4 (1.29%) Cyberthreat
14 3 (0.97%) Semantic Web
14 3 (0.97%) User Experience
15 2 (0.65%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.97%) Linux
2 16 (5.18%) Android
2 16 (5.18%) Apple iOS
3 14 (4.53%) Windows
4 2 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.32%) CentOS
5 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (32.36%) Mathematics
2 92 (29.77%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (26.54%) Analytics
4 74 (23.95%) Statistics
5 71 (22.98%) Software Engineering
6 63 (20.39%) Physics
7 46 (14.89%) Visualisation
8 42 (13.59%) Data Analysis
9 40 (12.94%) Data Visualisation
9 40 (12.94%) Open Source
10 36 (11.65%) Multithreading
10 36 (11.65%) TDD
11 32 (10.36%) Mentoring
12 29 (9.39%) Data Migration
12 29 (9.39%) Migration
13 27 (8.74%) Artificial Intelligence
14 26 (8.41%) Computer Vision
14 26 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (8.09%) Continuous Deployment
15 25 (8.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 178 (57.61%) Python
2 103 (33.33%) Java
3 88 (28.48%) SQL
4 86 (27.83%) C++
5 81 (26.21%) R
6 52 (16.83%) Scala
7 47 (15.21%) C#
8 45 (14.56%) JavaScript
9 40 (12.94%) C
10 37 (11.97%) MATLAB
11 28 (9.06%) Ruby
12 17 (5.50%) Groovy
13 11 (3.56%) Bash Shell
14 10 (3.24%) Perl
15 9 (2.91%) PHP
16 6 (1.94%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.97%) Lua
18 2 (0.65%) Objective-C
18 2 (0.65%) VB
19 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 93 (30.10%) Degree
2 81 (26.21%) PhD
3 46 (14.89%) Master's Degree
4 21 (6.80%) Numerate Degree
5 12 (3.88%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.59%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.29%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.32%) CISSP
9 1 (0.32%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.39%) QA
2 3 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (0.97%) Docker
2 3 (0.97%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (2.91%) Puppet
2 4 (1.29%) Kibana
3 1 (0.32%) Ansible
3 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (10.36%) Oracle
2 23 (7.44%) SAP
3 16 (5.18%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.18%) Tableau
4 8 (2.59%) Intel
5 5 (1.62%) IBM
6 3 (0.97%) Teradata
7 1 (0.32%) Apple
7 1 (0.32%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.32%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.32%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.32%) Symantec
7 1 (0.32%) Twitter
7 1 (0.32%) Vertica
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