Period
to 21 November 2017

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

Machine Learning
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 268 385 515
Rank change year-on-year +117 +130 +112
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 329 209 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.07% 0.60% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.68% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 276 211 111
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -0.99% +18.82%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £72,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - -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 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 26949 30583 37028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.48% 87.45% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22185 25384 30618
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
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 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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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
Thames Valley +107 223 £61,500 +23.00% 23
Oxfordshire +46 167 £62,500 +25.00% 14
Hampshire +31 44 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Surrey +14 43 £53,750 -23.21% 5
Berkshire +49 41 £65,000 +32.65% 6
Buckinghamshire +15 15 £42,500 +88.89% 3
East Sussex +8 8 £50,000 +13.64%
Kent - 8 £50,000 -
West Sussex -2 2 £36,000 -28.00%
Middlesex - 1 £75,000 -
Machine Learning
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 207 (62.92%) Python
2 136 (41.34%) Java
3 128 (38.91%) Algorithms
4 124 (37.69%) C++
5 109 (33.13%) Big Data
6 102 (31.00%) R
7 100 (30.40%) Software Engineering
8 99 (30.09%) PhD
9 91 (27.66%) SQL
10 84 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
11 81 (24.62%) Artificial Intelligence
12 80 (24.32%) Mathematics
13 79 (24.01%) Computer Science
14 77 (23.40%) Degree
15 71 (21.58%) Analytics
16 70 (21.28%) Natural Language Processing
17 63 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
17 63 (19.15%) JavaScript
18 54 (16.41%) Apache Spark
19 53 (16.11%) Physics
20 50 (15.20%) Statistics
20 50 (15.20%) Visualisation
21 47 (14.29%) MATLAB
22 44 (13.37%) C
23 41 (12.46%) C#
23 41 (12.46%) Bayesian Methods
24 40 (12.16%) Linux
25 37 (11.25%) TDD
25 37 (11.25%) Deep Learning
25 37 (11.25%) TensorFlow

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 54 (16.41%) Apache Spark
2 34 (10.33%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (5.17%) Apache
4 16 (4.86%) Apache Solr
5 15 (4.56%) SAS
6 8 (2.43%) Apache Pig
7 6 (1.82%) DNN
8 5 (1.52%) Jetty
8 5 (1.52%) nginx
8 5 (1.52%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.91%) IIS
9 3 (0.91%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.61%) CMS
10 2 (0.61%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon Alexa
11 1 (0.30%) Jupyter
Applications
1 6 (1.82%) Chatbot
2 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.61%) GNU Octave
3 2 (0.61%) SPSS
4 1 (0.30%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 63 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (9.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.56%) Azure Data Factory
4 9 (2.74%) SaaS
5 8 (2.43%) Azure Machine Learning
6 7 (2.13%) GitHub
7 6 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.52%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.52%) Serverless
9 3 (0.91%) Office 365
10 2 (0.61%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 2 (0.61%) Data Lake Analytics
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.30%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.52%) Internet
2 3 (0.91%) Network Security
3 2 (0.61%) Firewall
4 1 (0.30%) 5G
4 1 (0.30%) BGP
4 1 (0.30%) CDMA
4 1 (0.30%) GSM
4 1 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.30%) IPsec
4 1 (0.30%) IPv4
4 1 (0.30%) IPv6
4 1 (0.30%) LTE
4 1 (0.30%) OSPF
4 1 (0.30%) SMS
4 1 (0.30%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (33.13%) Big Data
2 37 (11.25%) NoSQL
3 36 (10.94%) Data Mining
4 35 (10.64%) Hadoop
5 31 (9.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 22 (6.69%) MongoDB
7 21 (6.38%) Apache Hive
8 19 (5.78%) Power BI
9 14 (4.26%) HBase
9 14 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (3.95%) SQL Server
10 13 (3.95%) Text Mining
11 10 (3.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 10 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (3.04%) HDInsight
12 9 (2.74%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 8 (2.43%) MySQL
13 8 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (7.29%) Jenkins
2 19 (5.78%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.78%) Selenium
3 9 (2.74%) Maven
4 8 (2.43%) Ant
4 8 (2.43%) Subversion
5 6 (1.82%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.52%) Gradle
7 4 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.91%) Hudson
8 3 (0.91%) Travis CI
9 2 (0.61%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.30%) Appium
10 1 (0.30%) Babel
10 1 (0.30%) Sahi
10 1 (0.30%) Sinon.JS
10 1 (0.30%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.30%) UI Automator
10 1 (0.30%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.30%) YouTrack
General
1 35 (10.64%) Finance
2 17 (5.17%) Electronics
3 13 (3.95%) Automotive
4 11 (3.34%) Retail
5 5 (1.52%) Swedish Language
6 4 (1.22%) Publishing
7 3 (0.91%) Advertising
7 3 (0.91%) Banking
7 3 (0.91%) Marketing
7 3 (0.91%) Military
7 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.61%) Law
8 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.30%) Games
9 1 (0.30%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 76 (23.10%) Data Scientist
2 58 (17.63%) Developer
3 50 (15.20%) Software Engineer
4 29 (8.81%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 24 (7.29%) Software Developer
6 19 (5.78%) Data Engineer
6 19 (5.78%) Machine Learning Researcher
7 18 (5.47%) Development Manager
8 17 (5.17%) C++ Software Engineer
8 17 (5.17%) Graduate
9 16 (4.86%) Java Developer
10 15 (4.56%) Analyst
10 15 (4.56%) Machine Learning Scientist
10 15 (4.56%) Research Engineer
11 14 (4.26%) Computer Engineer
11 14 (4.26%) Computer Vision Engineer
12 13 (3.95%) Architect
12 13 (3.95%) Cloud Engineer
12 13 (3.95%) Java Engineer
12 13 (3.95%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (21.28%) Natural Language Processing
2 37 (11.25%) TensorFlow
3 29 (8.81%) CSS
3 29 (8.81%) Kafka
4 27 (8.21%) AngularJS
4 27 (8.21%) HTML
5 26 (7.90%) RESTful
5 26 (7.90%) Web Services
6 24 (7.29%) .NET
6 24 (7.29%) Node.js
7 18 (5.47%) Lucene
8 15 (4.56%) J2EE
8 15 (4.56%) Theano
9 14 (4.26%) jQuery
10 12 (3.65%) J2SE
10 12 (3.65%) Pandas
10 12 (3.65%) scikit-learn
11 9 (2.74%) HTML5
11 9 (2.74%) REST
11 9 (2.74%) Seaborn
Miscellaneous
1 128 (38.91%) Algorithms
2 79 (24.01%) Computer Science
3 28 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.56%) Data Structures
5 11 (3.34%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.04%) Fintech
7 9 (2.74%) User Experience
8 8 (2.43%) Robotics
9 5 (1.52%) CUDA
9 5 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.52%) Linked Data
10 4 (1.22%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.22%) Life Science
11 3 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.91%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.91%) Semantic Web
12 2 (0.61%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 40 (12.16%) Linux
2 8 (2.43%) Windows
3 7 (2.13%) Android
4 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.91%) Unix
5 1 (0.30%) CentOS
5 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (30.40%) Software Engineering
2 84 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (24.62%) Artificial Intelligence
4 80 (24.32%) Mathematics
5 71 (21.58%) Analytics
6 53 (16.11%) Physics
7 50 (15.20%) Statistics
7 50 (15.20%) Visualisation
8 41 (12.46%) Bayesian Methods
9 37 (11.25%) Deep Learning
9 37 (11.25%) TDD
10 36 (10.94%) Data Visualisation
11 35 (10.64%) Neural Network
12 31 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (9.42%) Data Analysis
13 27 (8.21%) Data Modelling
14 26 (7.90%) Multithreading
15 25 (7.60%) OO
16 24 (7.29%) Computer Vision
17 22 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 207 (62.92%) Python
2 136 (41.34%) Java
3 124 (37.69%) C++
4 102 (31.00%) R
5 91 (27.66%) SQL
6 63 (19.15%) JavaScript
7 47 (14.29%) MATLAB
8 44 (13.37%) C
9 41 (12.46%) C#
10 32 (9.73%) Scala
11 24 (7.29%) Julia
12 15 (4.56%) Ruby
13 9 (2.74%) Bash Shell
14 7 (2.13%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.82%) Perl
15 6 (1.82%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.91%) Go
16 3 (0.91%) PHP
17 2 (0.61%) Groovy
17 2 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (30.09%) PhD
2 77 (23.40%) Degree
3 19 (5.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (3.04%) Security Cleared
5 9 (2.74%) Master's Degree
6 5 (1.52%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.52%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (1.22%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.61%) CEH
8 2 (0.61%) GCIH
8 2 (0.61%) GIAC
8 2 (0.61%) OSCP
8 2 (0.61%) SANS
9 1 (0.30%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.30%) CISSP
9 1 (0.30%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.91%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (2.13%) Docker
2 5 (1.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.91%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.30%) Snort
4 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (0.91%) Kibana
2 2 (0.61%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.30%) Mesos
3 1 (0.30%) Suricata
Vendors
1 22 (6.69%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.95%) SAP
3 12 (3.65%) Google
3 12 (3.65%) Tableau
4 7 (2.13%) Twitter
5 6 (1.82%) Cognos
6 4 (1.22%) Capita
6 4 (1.22%) Infor
6 4 (1.22%) Oracle
7 2 (0.61%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.30%) Adobe
8 1 (0.30%) Apigee
8 1 (0.30%) FireEye
8 1 (0.30%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.30%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.30%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.30%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.30%) Sourcefire
8 1 (0.30%) TippingPoint
8 1 (0.30%) Vertica