Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Machine Learning
England > South East
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 115 159 139
Rank change year-on-year +44 -20 +138
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 410 531 721
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.59% 2.04% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 2.23% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 353 458 630
Median annual salary £60,000 £53,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.21% -3.64% +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £83,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% -

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 14,454 23,837 27,541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.22% 91.56% 90.08%
Number of salaries quoted 11,580 19,173 22,881
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Machine Learning as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Machine Learning in the South East over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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 +35 156 £60,000 +18.81% 19
Hampshire +6 107 £50,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +13 80 £60,000 +26.32% 14
Surrey +83 73 £60,000 -7.69% 12
Berkshire -3 56 £50,000 -9.09% 5
East Sussex +45 31 £64,000 +16.36% 2
West Sussex +16 27 £70,000 +16.67% 2
Buckinghamshire +49 20 £45,000 -10.00%
Kent +27 7 £75,000 +150.00%
Sussex +4 6 £32,363 -56.85%
Machine Learning
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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.

1 245 (59.76%) Artificial Intelligence
2 178 (43.41%) Python
3 172 (41.95%) SQL
4 153 (37.32%) Degree
5 134 (32.68%) C#
6 121 (29.51%) Big Data
7 119 (29.02%) Agile Software Development
8 118 (28.78%) JavaScript
9 117 (28.54%) Java
10 111 (27.07%) .NET
11 103 (25.12%) Microservices
12 89 (21.71%) Analytics
13 80 (19.51%) Software Engineering
14 78 (19.02%) Docker
15 73 (17.80%) Azure
16 72 (17.56%) Business Intelligence
17 70 (17.07%) HTML
18 66 (16.10%) CSS
18 66 (16.10%) AWS
19 65 (15.85%) .NET Framework
20 62 (15.12%) Data Science
21 60 (14.63%) .NET Core
22 58 (14.15%) Data Analytics
23 54 (13.17%) SQL Server
23 54 (13.17%) Finance
24 52 (12.68%) Microsoft
24 52 (12.68%) React
25 51 (12.44%) Apache Spark
26 50 (12.20%) DevOps
26 50 (12.20%) Hadoop

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 51 (12.44%) Apache Spark
2 23 (5.61%) Apache
3 22 (5.37%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (2.68%) Apache Solr
5 8 (1.95%) Oracle Coherence
6 7 (1.71%) Confluence
7 5 (1.22%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.98%) SAS
9 3 (0.73%) Apache Synapse
10 2 (0.49%) IPython
11 1 (0.24%) CMS
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.22%) SAP CRM
1 5 (1.22%) SAP ERP
1 5 (1.22%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.49%) Maximo
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 73 (17.80%) Azure
2 66 (16.10%) AWS
3 45 (10.98%) Power Platform
4 25 (6.10%) SaaS
5 13 (3.17%) Serverless
6 10 (2.44%) Azure Machine Learning
6 10 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (2.44%) GCP
7 8 (1.95%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (1.22%) Amazon Cognito
10 4 (0.98%) GitHub
10 4 (0.98%) Heroku
11 3 (0.73%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (0.73%) AWS CodePipeline
11 3 (0.73%) AWS Fargate
11 3 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.73%) Power Automate
11 3 (0.73%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.71%) Internet
2 3 (0.73%) Bluetooth
2 3 (0.73%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.24%) 5G
3 1 (0.24%) DNS
3 1 (0.24%) HTTP
3 1 (0.24%) MQTT
3 1 (0.24%) NAS
3 1 (0.24%) Skype
3 1 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (29.51%) Big Data
2 54 (13.17%) SQL Server
3 50 (12.20%) Hadoop
4 45 (10.98%) Power BI
5 33 (8.05%) MongoDB
6 29 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (6.34%) NoSQL
8 18 (4.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (3.41%) Cosmos DB
10 13 (3.17%) Data Lake
10 13 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (2.93%) Neo4j
11 12 (2.93%) Relational Database
12 11 (2.68%) Apache Accumulo
12 11 (2.68%) Data Mining
12 11 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
13 10 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
14 9 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 30 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 24 (5.85%) Jenkins
3 23 (5.61%) Selenium
4 17 (4.15%) Maven
5 16 (3.90%) JUnit
6 10 (2.44%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.95%) JIRA
8 6 (1.46%) NUnit
8 6 (1.46%) Visual Studio Code
9 5 (1.22%) webpack
10 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.49%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.24%) Appium
12 1 (0.24%) GitLab
12 1 (0.24%) Robot Framework
12 1 (0.24%) Sahi
12 1 (0.24%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.24%) UI Automator
12 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.24%) WebDriver
General
1 54 (13.17%) Finance
2 22 (5.37%) Marketing
3 17 (4.15%) Aerospace
4 14 (3.41%) Banking
5 13 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (2.20%) Games
6 9 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.71%) Legal
8 6 (1.46%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.46%) Law
9 5 (1.22%) Military
10 4 (0.98%) Local Government
10 4 (0.98%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.73%) Police
12 2 (0.49%) Retail
13 1 (0.24%) Advertising
13 1 (0.24%) Automotive
13 1 (0.24%) Back Office
13 1 (0.24%) Electronics
13 1 (0.24%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 157 (38.29%) Developer
2 50 (12.20%) Analyst
3 46 (11.22%) Java Developer
4 42 (10.24%) Software Engineer
5 35 (8.54%) .NET Developer
5 35 (8.54%) Architect
6 29 (7.07%) Senior Developer
7 28 (6.83%) Data Scientist
8 25 (6.10%) Data Engineer
8 25 (6.10%) Senior Software Engineer
9 23 (5.61%) Software Developer
10 22 (5.37%) Data Architect
11 19 (4.63%) Data Analyst
11 19 (4.63%) Machine Learning Developer
12 17 (4.15%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (3.90%) Big Data Analyst
14 14 (3.41%) Full Stack Developer
15 13 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 13 (3.17%) Graduate
15 13 (3.17%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (27.07%) .NET
2 70 (17.07%) HTML
3 66 (16.10%) CSS
4 65 (15.85%) .NET Framework
5 60 (14.63%) .NET Core
6 52 (12.68%) React
7 44 (10.73%) AngularJS
7 44 (10.73%) Spring
8 38 (9.27%) Natural Language Processing
9 27 (6.59%) Kafka
10 23 (5.61%) ASP.NET
11 21 (5.12%) Node.js
12 20 (4.88%) RESTful
13 19 (4.63%) Pandas
13 19 (4.63%) TensorFlow
14 17 (4.15%) NumPy
15 16 (3.90%) scikit-learn
16 14 (3.41%) PyTorch
16 14 (3.41%) SciPy
17 10 (2.44%) Keras
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.80%) Algorithms
3 20 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (2.93%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.20%) Augmented Reality
5 9 (2.20%) Data Structures
6 8 (1.95%) Reinsurance
7 7 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.71%) Robotics
8 6 (1.46%) Analytical Mindset
8 6 (1.46%) Semantic Web
9 5 (1.22%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.98%) NHS
10 4 (0.98%) User Experience
11 3 (0.73%) CMDB
11 3 (0.73%) Internet of Things
11 3 (0.73%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.49%) Acoustics
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.59%) Linux
2 16 (3.90%) Windows
3 12 (2.93%) Android
4 6 (1.46%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.49%) Solaris
5 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.49%) Unix
6 1 (0.24%) CentOS
6 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (59.76%) Artificial Intelligence
2 119 (29.02%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (25.12%) Microservices
4 89 (21.71%) Analytics
5 80 (19.51%) Software Engineering
6 72 (17.56%) Business Intelligence
7 62 (15.12%) Data Science
8 58 (14.15%) Data Analytics
9 50 (12.20%) DevOps
10 48 (11.71%) Scrum
11 45 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
12 41 (10.00%) Computer Science
13 39 (9.51%) Mathematics
14 38 (9.27%) Visualisation
15 36 (8.78%) Technical Leadership
16 34 (8.29%) Statistics
17 32 (7.80%) Data Analysis
18 29 (7.07%) Data Visualisation
19 27 (6.59%) Data Modelling
20 26 (6.34%) Deep Learning
Programming Languages
1 178 (43.41%) Python
2 172 (41.95%) SQL
3 134 (32.68%) C#
4 118 (28.78%) JavaScript
5 117 (28.54%) Java
6 50 (12.20%) C++
7 48 (11.71%) R
8 40 (9.76%) Scala
9 34 (8.29%) Java 8
10 21 (5.12%) Bash Shell
11 17 (4.15%) T-SQL
12 16 (3.90%) MATLAB
13 15 (3.66%) C
14 12 (2.93%) TypeScript
15 9 (2.20%) Go
15 9 (2.20%) XAML
16 8 (1.95%) Korn
16 8 (1.95%) Perl
17 6 (1.46%) PHP
18 5 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 153 (37.32%) Degree
2 44 (10.73%) Security Cleared
3 33 (8.05%) SC Cleared
4 27 (6.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (4.63%) DV Cleared
6 15 (3.66%) PhD
7 11 (2.68%) Numerate Degree
8 8 (1.95%) TOGAF Certification
9 7 (1.71%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.90%) QA
2 5 (1.22%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.22%) SLA
3 3 (0.73%) GDPR
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 78 (19.02%) Docker
2 12 (2.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.49%) Firmware
4 1 (0.24%) HDFS
4 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (6.59%) Kubernetes
2 21 (5.12%) Ansible
3 12 (2.93%) Puppet
4 11 (2.68%) Salt
5 3 (0.73%) Kibana
5 3 (0.73%) SCCM
6 2 (0.49%) SCOM
6 2 (0.49%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.49%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.24%) Grafana
7 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (12.68%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.59%) Splunk
3 20 (4.88%) Oracle
4 14 (3.41%) Tableau
5 13 (3.17%) Google
6 12 (2.93%) Xamarin
7 9 (2.20%) Teradata
8 8 (1.95%) Cognos
8 8 (1.95%) Netezza
8 8 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.71%) SAP
10 3 (0.73%) IBM
11 2 (0.49%) Apple
11 2 (0.49%) Cisco
11 2 (0.49%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.24%) Cloudera
12 1 (0.24%) Facebook
12 1 (0.24%) Foundry
12 1 (0.24%) Hortonworks
12 1 (0.24%) Talend