Period
to 19 September 2019

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 6 months to 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Machine Learning
England > South East
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 143 141 307
Rank change year-on-year -2 +166 +120
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 567 669 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.18% 2.26% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 2.51% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 462 561 235
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £34,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £84,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +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 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 23,566 26,679 26,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.75% 90.22% 90.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18,836 22,020 21,620
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 19 September 2019.

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 6 months to 19 September 2019. 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 -46 226 £55,000 - 37
Hampshire +49 166 £52,500 +25.45% 17
Berkshire +36 123 £60,000 -4.00% 10
Oxfordshire -31 96 £50,000 -9.09% 22
Surrey +39 77 £62,500 +19.05% 13
West Sussex +30 56 £62,500 +108.33% 5
East Sussex -10 21 £45,000 +12.50%
Kent +7 18 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Buckinghamshire -7 7 £47,500 -17.39% 5
Middlesex - 5 £42,500 -
Sussex +11 1 £75,000 -21.05%
Machine Learning
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 286 (50.44%) Artificial Intelligence
2 202 (35.63%) Python
3 185 (32.63%) Degree
4 173 (30.51%) C#
5 169 (29.81%) Software Engineering
6 152 (26.81%) C++
7 146 (25.75%) Java
8 141 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
9 133 (23.46%) Analytics
10 132 (23.28%) Data Science
11 117 (20.63%) SQL
12 115 (20.28%) JavaScript
13 109 (19.22%) Big Data
14 106 (18.69%) Computer Science
15 103 (18.17%) .NET
16 98 (17.28%) AWS
17 92 (16.23%) Mathematics
18 90 (15.87%) Azure
18 90 (15.87%) Algorithms
19 88 (15.52%) React
20 83 (14.64%) HTML
21 80 (14.11%) AngularJS
22 79 (13.93%) Git (software)
23 78 (13.76%) Data Analytics
24 71 (12.52%) Jenkins
25 70 (12.35%) DevOps
26 63 (11.11%) Spring
27 60 (10.58%) Problem-Solving
28 58 (10.23%) HTML5
28 58 (10.23%) OO

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 34 (6.00%) Apache Spark
2 31 (5.47%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (2.12%) Apache
3 12 (2.12%) SAS
4 8 (1.41%) Confluence
5 6 (1.06%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (0.53%) CMS
6 3 (0.53%) Drupal
6 3 (0.53%) Luigi
6 3 (0.53%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.53%) SugarCRM
6 3 (0.53%) WordPress
7 2 (0.35%) IIS
7 2 (0.35%) JBoss
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (0.71%) GNU Octave
1 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.53%) Stata
3 2 (0.35%) Sketch
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.18%) Figma
4 1 (0.18%) InVision
4 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.18%) Weka
4 1 (0.18%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 98 (17.28%) AWS
2 90 (15.87%) Azure
3 44 (7.76%) SaaS
4 19 (3.35%) GCP
5 15 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (2.29%) Serverless
7 9 (1.59%) Power Platform
8 8 (1.41%) Amazon S3
8 8 (1.41%) Heroku
9 7 (1.23%) Amazon EMR
9 7 (1.23%) Azure Machine Learning
10 5 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
10 5 (0.88%) PaaS
11 4 (0.71%) IaaS
12 3 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.35%) AWS IoT
13 2 (0.35%) Azure Functions
13 2 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (1.41%) Bluetooth
2 8 (1.41%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.41%) VoIP
3 5 (0.88%) VPN
4 3 (0.53%) DNS
4 3 (0.53%) Firewall
4 3 (0.53%) Wireless
5 2 (0.35%) Network Security
5 2 (0.35%) SAN
5 2 (0.35%) SSL
5 2 (0.35%) VLAN
5 2 (0.35%) WAN
6 1 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.18%) LAN
6 1 (0.18%) LTE
6 1 (0.18%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (19.22%) Big Data
2 54 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 32 (5.64%) Hadoop
4 27 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 17 (3.00%) Redis
6 16 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (2.65%) Relational Database
8 14 (2.47%) Blockchain
8 14 (2.47%) Data Mining
9 13 (2.29%) Cosmos DB
10 11 (1.94%) MySQL
10 11 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (1.76%) Geospatial Data
12 9 (1.59%) MongoDB
12 9 (1.59%) Power BI
13 8 (1.41%) Data Lake
14 7 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (1.23%) Apache Hive
15 6 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
16 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 79 (13.93%) Git (software)
2 71 (12.52%) Jenkins
3 50 (8.82%) Maven
4 45 (7.94%) Selenium
5 35 (6.17%) JUnit
6 30 (5.29%) Subversion
7 26 (4.59%) JIRA
8 17 (3.00%) Bugzilla
8 17 (3.00%) CruiseControl
8 17 (3.00%) Gemini Tracker
8 17 (3.00%) Hudson
8 17 (3.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 10 (1.76%) Appium
9 10 (1.76%) Cucumber
9 10 (1.76%) Eclipse
10 9 (1.59%) Visual Studio
10 9 (1.59%) webpack
11 7 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (1.06%) Grunt
12 6 (1.06%) Travis CI
General
1 37 (6.53%) Marketing
2 33 (5.82%) Finance
3 27 (4.76%) Electronics
4 25 (4.41%) Games
4 25 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 22 (3.88%) Public Sector
6 17 (3.00%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.29%) Retail
8 10 (1.76%) Military
9 7 (1.23%) Law
10 6 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.88%) Legal
12 3 (0.53%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.53%) Publishing
13 2 (0.35%) Automotive
14 1 (0.18%) Police
Job Titles
1 190 (33.51%) Developer
2 109 (19.22%) Software Engineer
3 62 (10.93%) Data Scientist
4 53 (9.35%) Java Developer
5 49 (8.64%) Senior Developer
6 42 (7.41%) .NET Developer
7 41 (7.23%) Senior Software Engineer
8 31 (5.47%) Software Developer
9 30 (5.29%) Data Engineer
10 28 (4.94%) Analyst
11 27 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 25 (4.41%) Architect
13 23 (4.06%) Machine Learning Engineer
14 22 (3.88%) Java Engineer
15 20 (3.53%) Full Stack Developer
16 18 (3.17%) Senior Data Scientist
17 17 (3.00%) C# Developer
17 17 (3.00%) Junior
17 17 (3.00%) Senior .NET Developer
17 17 (3.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (18.17%) .NET
2 88 (15.52%) React
3 83 (14.64%) HTML
4 80 (14.11%) AngularJS
5 63 (11.11%) Spring
6 58 (10.23%) HTML5
7 47 (8.29%) .NET Core
7 47 (8.29%) ASP.NET
8 45 (7.94%) RESTful
9 41 (7.23%) Natural Language Processing
10 39 (6.88%) Node.js
11 38 (6.70%) .NET Framework
12 35 (6.17%) TensorFlow
13 32 (5.64%) CSS
14 26 (4.59%) Web Services
15 20 (3.53%) Kafka
16 18 (3.17%) WPF
17 17 (3.00%) Entity Framework
18 16 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 14 (2.47%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 90 (15.87%) Algorithms
2 57 (10.05%) Greenfield Project
3 38 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (6.00%) Robotics
5 17 (3.00%) User Experience
6 16 (2.82%) BYOD
7 13 (2.29%) Augmented Reality
8 9 (1.59%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.41%) Acoustics
9 8 (1.41%) Cyberthreat
9 8 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (1.23%) CUDA
10 7 (1.23%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.23%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.23%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.06%) Cloud Native
12 5 (0.88%) GPGPU
12 5 (0.88%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (10.05%) Linux
2 30 (5.29%) Windows
3 22 (3.88%) Android
4 12 (2.12%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.59%) Unix
6 6 (1.06%) VxWorks
7 5 (0.88%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (50.44%) Artificial Intelligence
2 169 (29.81%) Software Engineering
3 141 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
4 133 (23.46%) Analytics
5 132 (23.28%) Data Science
6 106 (18.69%) Computer Science
7 92 (16.23%) Mathematics
8 78 (13.76%) Data Analytics
9 70 (12.35%) DevOps
10 60 (10.58%) Problem-Solving
11 58 (10.23%) OO
12 52 (9.17%) Mentoring
13 50 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
14 49 (8.64%) Deep Learning
15 43 (7.58%) Computer Vision
15 43 (7.58%) Scrum
15 43 (7.58%) Statistics
16 41 (7.23%) Front End Development
16 41 (7.23%) TDD
17 39 (6.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 202 (35.63%) Python
2 173 (30.51%) C#
3 152 (26.81%) C++
4 146 (25.75%) Java
5 117 (20.63%) SQL
6 115 (20.28%) JavaScript
7 52 (9.17%) Java 8
8 51 (8.99%) R
9 44 (7.76%) C
10 26 (4.59%) Scala
11 20 (3.53%) MATLAB
12 19 (3.35%) TypeScript
13 18 (3.17%) PHP
14 17 (3.00%) C++/CLI
14 17 (3.00%) XAML
15 11 (1.94%) Bash Shell
15 11 (1.94%) Kotlin
16 9 (1.59%) Objective-C
17 8 (1.41%) Embedded C
18 7 (1.23%) Go
Qualifications
1 185 (32.63%) Degree
2 50 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
2 50 (8.82%) PhD
3 29 (5.11%) Security Cleared
4 26 (4.59%) SC Cleared
5 22 (3.88%) Master's Degree
6 17 (3.00%) DV Cleared
7 13 (2.29%) DBS Check
8 9 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.41%) AWS Certification
9 8 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (0.88%) CCENT
10 5 (0.88%) MCSA
11 3 (0.53%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.18%) MCP
12 1 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.88%) QA
2 17 (3.00%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.88%) PMO
4 3 (0.53%) SLA
5 2 (0.35%) IFRS
5 2 (0.35%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.18%) GDPR
System Software
1 47 (8.29%) Docker
2 8 (1.41%) Firmware
3 4 (0.71%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.35%) vCloud
6 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (4.41%) Kubernetes
2 16 (2.82%) Terraform
3 15 (2.65%) Ansible
4 13 (2.29%) Puppet
5 9 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (0.53%) Salt
7 2 (0.35%) logstash
7 2 (0.35%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.18%) Kibana
8 1 (0.18%) QRadar
8 1 (0.18%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 39 (6.88%) Splunk
2 34 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (3.70%) Google
4 16 (2.82%) Oracle
5 13 (2.29%) SAP
6 8 (1.41%) Sencha
6 8 (1.41%) Tableau
7 6 (1.06%) Databricks
8 5 (0.88%) Intel
9 4 (0.71%) AppDynamics
9 4 (0.71%) Automation Anywhere
9 4 (0.71%) Blue Prism
9 4 (0.71%) IBM
9 4 (0.71%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.71%) UiPath
9 4 (0.71%) VMware
10 3 (0.53%) Alteryx
10 3 (0.53%) Cisco
10 3 (0.53%) hybris
10 3 (0.53%) Sitecore