Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Machine Learning
England > South East
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 144 146 279
Rank change year-on-year +2 +133 +111
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 548 628 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.16% 2.18% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 2.40% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 461 530 268
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,475 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £81,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year - +5.69% +2.50%

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 22,892 26,169 27,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.28% 90.98% 90.41%
Number of salaries quoted 18,496 21,607 22,663
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 13 November 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 13 November 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 -55 206 £60,000 +9.09% 55
Hampshire +76 165 £52,500 +5.00% 30
Berkshire +26 99 £61,500 +2.50% 21
Oxfordshire -35 93 £55,000 - 29
Surrey +42 80 £62,500 +13.64% 23
West Sussex +41 50 £62,500 +108.33% 6
East Sussex -14 24 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 14 £60,000 -25.00% 5
Kent +5 14 £56,250 -23.73% 2
Middlesex - 6 £48,750 -
M4 Corridor - 2 £102,500 -
Machine Learning
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 (52.19%) Artificial Intelligence
2 213 (38.87%) Python
3 178 (32.48%) Degree
4 160 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
5 156 (28.47%) Software Engineering
6 152 (27.74%) C#
7 139 (25.36%) Java
8 138 (25.18%) Analytics
9 136 (24.82%) C++
10 127 (23.18%) Data Science
11 120 (21.90%) SQL
12 119 (21.72%) Big Data
13 117 (21.35%) JavaScript
14 106 (19.34%) Computer Science
15 101 (18.43%) AWS
16 99 (18.07%) .NET
17 81 (14.78%) HTML
18 80 (14.60%) Data Analytics
19 76 (13.87%) Azure
19 76 (13.87%) Mathematics
19 76 (13.87%) React
20 75 (13.69%) DevOps
21 69 (12.59%) AngularJS
22 67 (12.23%) Algorithms
23 61 (11.13%) Docker
24 59 (10.77%) Computer Science Degree
25 56 (10.22%) Linux
26 55 (10.04%) Greenfield Project
27 54 (9.85%) Scrum
27 54 (9.85%) Git (software)

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 33 (6.02%) Apache Spark
1 33 (6.02%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (2.92%) Apache
3 11 (2.01%) SAS
4 10 (1.82%) Apache Solr
5 8 (1.46%) Confluence
6 3 (0.55%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.55%) CMS
6 3 (0.55%) Drupal
6 3 (0.55%) Luigi
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.55%) SugarCRM
6 3 (0.55%) WordPress
7 2 (0.36%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.36%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.55%) Stata
2 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.36%) Sketch
3 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.18%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.18%) Figma
3 1 (0.18%) InVision
3 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.18%) Weka
3 1 (0.18%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.18%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 101 (18.43%) AWS
2 76 (13.87%) Azure
3 33 (6.02%) SaaS
4 20 (3.65%) Power Platform
5 19 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (3.28%) Serverless
7 14 (2.55%) GCP
8 9 (1.64%) Azure Machine Learning
9 6 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (1.09%) IaaS
10 5 (0.91%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.91%) PaaS
11 4 (0.73%) Amazon ECS
11 4 (0.73%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
13 2 (0.36%) GitHub
13 2 (0.36%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.01%) Bluetooth
1 11 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (1.46%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.46%) VoIP
3 3 (0.55%) LAN
3 3 (0.55%) Wireless
4 2 (0.36%) Broadband
4 2 (0.36%) Internet
4 2 (0.36%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.18%) DNS
5 1 (0.18%) Firewall
5 1 (0.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (21.72%) Big Data
2 36 (6.57%) SQL Server
3 33 (6.02%) NoSQL
4 21 (3.83%) Hadoop
5 20 (3.65%) Power BI
6 15 (2.74%) Data Mining
7 14 (2.55%) MongoDB
8 13 (2.37%) Blockchain
9 12 (2.19%) Geospatial Data
10 11 (2.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 11 (2.01%) MySQL
11 10 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (1.64%) Apache Accumulo
13 8 (1.46%) Cosmos DB
13 8 (1.46%) Data Lake
13 8 (1.46%) Neo4j
13 8 (1.46%) Relational Database
14 7 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
15 6 (1.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 54 (9.85%) Git (software)
2 46 (8.39%) Jenkins
3 43 (7.85%) Selenium
4 37 (6.75%) Maven
5 31 (5.66%) JUnit
6 21 (3.83%) JIRA
7 18 (3.28%) Subversion
8 17 (3.10%) Bugzilla
8 17 (3.10%) CruiseControl
8 17 (3.10%) Gemini Tracker
8 17 (3.10%) Hudson
8 17 (3.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 13 (2.37%) Appium
9 13 (2.37%) Cucumber
10 12 (2.19%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.28%) CircleCI
11 7 (1.28%) Travis CI
12 5 (0.91%) Gradle
13 4 (0.73%) Mocha
13 4 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (5.66%) Games
2 28 (5.11%) Marketing
3 24 (4.38%) Finance
4 22 (4.01%) Electronics
5 20 (3.65%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.74%) Public Sector
7 9 (1.64%) Legal
7 9 (1.64%) Retail
8 6 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.91%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.55%) Advertising
10 3 (0.55%) Publishing
11 2 (0.36%) Automotive
11 2 (0.36%) Police
12 1 (0.18%) Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Military
12 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 162 (29.56%) Developer
2 105 (19.16%) Software Engineer
3 56 (10.22%) Data Scientist
4 45 (8.21%) Java Developer
5 43 (7.85%) Senior Developer
6 39 (7.12%) Analyst
6 39 (7.12%) Senior Software Engineer
7 34 (6.20%) .NET Developer
8 32 (5.84%) Architect
9 28 (5.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 26 (4.74%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 25 (4.56%) Data Engineer
12 23 (4.20%) Software Developer
13 22 (4.01%) Data Analyst
14 21 (3.83%) Senior Data Scientist
15 20 (3.65%) QA Engineer
16 19 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
17 17 (3.10%) Graduate
17 17 (3.10%) Java Engineer
18 16 (2.92%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (18.07%) .NET
2 81 (14.78%) HTML
3 76 (13.87%) React
4 69 (12.59%) AngularJS
5 54 (9.85%) HTML5
6 49 (8.94%) Natural Language Processing
6 49 (8.94%) Spring
7 45 (8.21%) .NET Core
8 43 (7.85%) Node.js
9 38 (6.93%) RESTful
10 36 (6.57%) CSS
11 34 (6.20%) TensorFlow
12 32 (5.84%) .NET Framework
12 32 (5.84%) ASP.NET
13 23 (4.20%) Web Services
14 21 (3.83%) Kafka
15 20 (3.65%) WPF
16 14 (2.55%) Entity Framework
16 14 (2.55%) GraphQL
17 13 (2.37%) Keras
Miscellaneous
1 67 (12.23%) Algorithms
2 55 (10.04%) Greenfield Project
3 36 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.92%) Robotics
4 16 (2.92%) User Experience
5 15 (2.74%) BYOD
6 14 (2.55%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.01%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (1.82%) Cyberthreat
8 10 (1.82%) Xbox
9 8 (1.46%) CUDA
9 8 (1.46%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.46%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.09%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.91%) Cloud Native
11 5 (0.91%) Data Centre
11 5 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (0.91%) GPGPU
12 4 (0.73%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (10.22%) Linux
2 32 (5.84%) Windows
3 25 (4.56%) Android
4 15 (2.74%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.01%) Unix
6 5 (0.91%) VxWorks
7 4 (0.73%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.36%) CentOS
9 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (52.19%) Artificial Intelligence
2 160 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (28.47%) Software Engineering
4 138 (25.18%) Analytics
5 127 (23.18%) Data Science
6 106 (19.34%) Computer Science
7 80 (14.60%) Data Analytics
8 76 (13.87%) Mathematics
9 75 (13.69%) DevOps
10 54 (9.85%) Scrum
11 49 (8.94%) Microservices
12 47 (8.58%) Problem-Solving
13 46 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
14 45 (8.21%) Statistics
15 43 (7.85%) Front End Development
16 42 (7.66%) OO
17 41 (7.48%) Deep Learning
18 40 (7.30%) Visualisation
19 39 (7.12%) Data Analysis
20 38 (6.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 213 (38.87%) Python
2 152 (27.74%) C#
3 139 (25.36%) Java
4 136 (24.82%) C++
5 120 (21.90%) SQL
6 117 (21.35%) JavaScript
7 42 (7.66%) R
8 41 (7.48%) Java 8
9 36 (6.57%) C
10 30 (5.47%) Scala
11 24 (4.38%) PHP
12 23 (4.20%) TypeScript
13 20 (3.65%) Bash Shell
13 20 (3.65%) MATLAB
14 19 (3.47%) XAML
15 17 (3.10%) C++/CLI
16 12 (2.19%) Go
17 11 (2.01%) Embedded C
18 9 (1.64%) Objective-C
18 9 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 178 (32.48%) Degree
2 59 (10.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (8.21%) PhD
4 34 (6.20%) Security Cleared
5 31 (5.66%) SC Cleared
6 24 (4.38%) DV Cleared
6 24 (4.38%) Master's Degree
7 9 (1.64%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.91%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.73%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.55%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.36%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.74%) QA
2 15 (2.74%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.91%) PMO
4 2 (0.36%) GDPR
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (11.13%) Docker
2 11 (2.01%) Firmware
3 8 (1.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 32 (5.84%) Kubernetes
2 23 (4.20%) Ansible
3 21 (3.83%) Terraform
4 14 (2.55%) Puppet
5 11 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.46%) Salt
7 3 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.36%) logstash
9 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.18%) Kibana
9 1 (0.18%) QRadar
9 1 (0.18%) RSA Security Analytics
9 1 (0.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 33 (6.02%) Splunk
2 24 (4.38%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.10%) Google
4 14 (2.55%) Oracle
5 8 (1.46%) IBM
5 8 (1.46%) Sencha
6 7 (1.28%) SAP
7 6 (1.09%) Tableau
8 5 (0.91%) Intel
9 4 (0.73%) Automation Anywhere
9 4 (0.73%) Blue Prism
9 4 (0.73%) UiPath
10 3 (0.55%) Alteryx
10 3 (0.55%) AppDynamics
10 3 (0.55%) hybris
10 3 (0.55%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.55%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.36%) Informatica
11 2 (0.36%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.36%) SolarWinds