Period
to 31 October 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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Machine Learning
England > South East
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 110 152 143
Rank change year-on-year +42 -9 +137
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 212 537 648
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.61% 2.12% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 2.35% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 211 486 563
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £79,625 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 7,418 22,887 26,353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.25% 90.44% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6,060 18,435 21,739
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.71% - +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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +48 83 £60,000 +4.35% 35
Surrey +75 53 £60,000 -4.00% 2
Oxfordshire +28 52 £62,500 +25.00% 22
Hampshire +13 45 £50,000 -4.76% 9
Berkshire +40 28 £50,000 -18.70% 11
West Sussex +23 16 £80,000 +28.00% 3
East Sussex +39 11 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Kent +39 4 £75,000 +33.33% 2
Buckinghamshire +68 3 £43,750 -28.57% 2
Machine Learning
England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 123 (58.02%) Artificial Intelligence
2 100 (47.17%) C#
3 87 (41.04%) .NET
4 84 (39.62%) JavaScript
5 78 (36.79%) Python
6 77 (36.32%) Degree
7 73 (34.43%) Docker
8 72 (33.96%) SQL
9 69 (32.55%) Software Engineering
10 68 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
11 65 (30.66%) Azure
12 61 (28.77%) Microservices
13 58 (27.36%) .NET Core
14 49 (23.11%) HTML
15 48 (22.64%) .NET Framework
16 47 (22.17%) CSS
17 45 (21.23%) Scrum
18 42 (19.81%) Analytics
19 38 (17.92%) Data Science
20 35 (16.51%) Big Data
21 34 (16.04%) Algorithms
22 33 (15.57%) Java
22 33 (15.57%) Finance
23 30 (14.15%) Microsoft
23 30 (14.15%) AWS
24 29 (13.68%) Kubernetes
25 28 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
25 28 (13.21%) Scala
26 27 (12.74%) React
26 27 (12.74%) Problem-Solving

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 9 (4.25%) Apache
2 6 (2.83%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.94%) SAS
4 1 (0.47%) Apache Synapse
4 1 (0.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.94%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.47%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.47%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 65 (30.66%) Azure
2 30 (14.15%) AWS
3 22 (10.38%) Power Platform
4 21 (9.91%) SaaS
5 15 (7.08%) GCP
6 5 (2.36%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (2.36%) IaaS
6 5 (2.36%) Serverless
7 3 (1.42%) PaaS
8 2 (0.94%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.47%) Algolia
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.47%) AWS Step Functions
9 1 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.47%) Cloudflare
9 1 (0.47%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.47%) GitHub
9 1 (0.47%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.47%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.94%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.51%) Big Data
2 22 (10.38%) Power BI
3 21 (9.91%) Tableau
4 17 (8.02%) SQL Server
5 14 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (6.13%) Relational Database
7 12 (5.66%) MongoDB
8 11 (5.19%) NoSQL
9 8 (3.77%) Hadoop
10 7 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (2.36%) Data Lake
11 5 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.89%) Geospatial Data
12 4 (1.89%) MySQL
12 4 (1.89%) Snowflake Schema
12 4 (1.89%) Spatial Data
13 3 (1.42%) GIS
13 3 (1.42%) OLAP
13 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 14 (6.60%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.36%) SpecFlow
2 5 (2.36%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.89%) Selenium
4 3 (1.42%) JIRA
5 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.47%) Cypress.io
5 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.47%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (0.47%) GitLab
5 1 (0.47%) GoCD
5 1 (0.47%) MSTest
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (15.57%) Finance
2 8 (3.77%) Games
3 3 (1.42%) Billing
3 3 (1.42%) Public Sector
3 3 (1.42%) Retail
4 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.94%) Marketing
5 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.47%) Back Office
5 1 (0.47%) Banking
5 1 (0.47%) Law
5 1 (0.47%) Police
Job Titles
1 79 (37.26%) Developer
2 41 (19.34%) Software Engineer
3 29 (13.68%) Senior Developer
4 23 (10.85%) Senior Software Engineer
5 20 (9.43%) .NET Developer
6 17 (8.02%) Architect
7 14 (6.60%) Data Engineer
7 14 (6.60%) Scala Developer
7 14 (6.60%) Senior .NET Developer
7 14 (6.60%) Software Developer
8 13 (6.13%) Data Scientist
9 11 (5.19%) Junior
10 10 (4.72%) Analyst
10 10 (4.72%) Data Science Developer
10 10 (4.72%) Enterprise Architect
10 10 (4.72%) Java Developer
11 9 (4.25%) C# Developer
11 9 (4.25%) Java Scala Developer
12 8 (3.77%) Junior Developer
12 8 (3.77%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (41.04%) .NET
2 58 (27.36%) .NET Core
3 49 (23.11%) HTML
4 48 (22.64%) .NET Framework
5 47 (22.17%) CSS
6 27 (12.74%) React
7 15 (7.08%) TensorFlow
8 12 (5.66%) ASP.NET
8 12 (5.66%) Vue.js
9 9 (4.25%) NativeScript
10 7 (3.30%) Kafka
10 7 (3.30%) Natural Language Processing
11 6 (2.83%) AngularJS
12 5 (2.36%) Keras
12 5 (2.36%) OpenCV
12 5 (2.36%) REST
12 5 (2.36%) YAML
13 4 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (1.89%) RESTful
13 4 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.04%) Algorithms
2 16 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.30%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.36%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.89%) Life Science
6 4 (1.89%) User Experience
7 3 (1.42%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.42%) NHS
7 3 (1.42%) PMI
7 3 (1.42%) Robotics
7 3 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.94%) EPoS
8 2 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.94%) mPOS
8 2 (0.94%) Photography
9 1 (0.47%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.47%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.08%) Linux
2 5 (2.36%) Android
3 2 (0.94%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.47%) Unix
4 1 (0.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (58.02%) Artificial Intelligence
2 69 (32.55%) Software Engineering
3 68 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (28.77%) Microservices
5 45 (21.23%) Scrum
6 42 (19.81%) Analytics
7 38 (17.92%) Data Science
8 28 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (12.74%) Problem-Solving
10 26 (12.26%) Data Analytics
10 26 (12.26%) Data Modelling
10 26 (12.26%) DevOps
11 25 (11.79%) Computer Science
11 25 (11.79%) Visualisation
12 20 (9.43%) Statistics
13 18 (8.49%) Data Visualisation
13 18 (8.49%) Fintech
14 17 (8.02%) Mathematics
15 15 (7.08%) ETL
16 14 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 100 (47.17%) C#
2 84 (39.62%) JavaScript
3 78 (36.79%) Python
4 72 (33.96%) SQL
5 33 (15.57%) Java
6 28 (13.21%) Scala
7 20 (9.43%) C++
7 20 (9.43%) TypeScript
8 12 (5.66%) R
9 9 (4.25%) C
10 8 (3.77%) Rust
11 5 (2.36%) MATLAB
11 5 (2.36%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.89%) PHP
12 4 (1.89%) Ruby
13 2 (0.94%) Ada
13 2 (0.94%) Ada 95
13 2 (0.94%) Go
13 2 (0.94%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.47%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 77 (36.32%) Degree
2 14 (6.60%) PhD
3 12 (5.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (2.83%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.36%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.42%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.94%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.47%) CIW
8 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.47%) HND
8 1 (0.47%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.47%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.94%) DICOM
1 2 (0.94%) GDPR
1 2 (0.94%) PMO
1 2 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 73 (34.43%) Docker
2 3 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.47%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 29 (13.68%) Kubernetes
2 11 (5.19%) Ansible
3 5 (2.36%) Terraform
4 4 (1.89%) Puppet
5 1 (0.47%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 30 (14.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.13%) Google
3 9 (4.25%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (1.42%) Blue Prism
6 2 (0.94%) Cognos
6 2 (0.94%) Kofax
6 2 (0.94%) Sparx
6 2 (0.94%) UiPath
7 1 (0.47%) Databricks
7 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.47%) Splunk