Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Machine Learning
England > South East
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 121 101 149
Rank change year-on-year -20 +48 -2
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 482 233 560
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.74% 2.94% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 3.19% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 285 207 456
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £33,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £69,625
90th Percentile £80,750 £76,250 £80,000
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 16,475 7,310 23,464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.57% 92.32% 91.44%
Number of salaries quoted 11,223 6,070 19,074
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,475 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.88% +8.57% +1.94%

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 28 September 2021.

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 28 September 2021. 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 -42 166 £60,000 - 36
Hampshire -44 119 £52,500 +5.00% 13
Surrey -41 92 £50,000 -16.67% 16
Berkshire -22 80 £57,500 +4.55% 14
East Sussex +8 64 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Oxfordshire -28 53 £60,000 -11.11% 17
Buckinghamshire -27 34 £56,250 +32.35% 5
Kent -32 12 £42,500 -43.33%
Sussex - 10 £70,000 -
West Sussex -20 8 £85,000 +9.68% 1
Home Counties - 6 £85,000 -
Machine Learning
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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.

1 251 (52.07%) Artificial Intelligence
2 195 (40.46%) Software Engineering
3 190 (39.42%) Python
4 185 (38.38%) JavaScript
5 175 (36.31%) Agile Software Development
6 162 (33.61%) Docker
7 159 (32.99%) Azure
8 158 (32.78%) Degree
9 152 (31.54%) SQL
10 139 (28.84%) AWS
11 133 (27.59%) Analytics
12 129 (26.76%) C#
13 128 (26.56%) Microservices
14 119 (24.69%) .NET
15 116 (24.07%) Kubernetes
16 112 (23.24%) React
16 112 (23.24%) Social Skills
17 107 (22.20%) Data Science
18 99 (20.54%) Problem-Solving
19 95 (19.71%) Computer Science
20 87 (18.05%) Git (software)
21 86 (17.84%) Scrum
22 80 (16.60%) Finance
23 79 (16.39%) Java
24 78 (16.18%) Algorithms
24 78 (16.18%) Big Data
25 77 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
25 77 (15.98%) Full Stack Development
26 76 (15.77%) DevOps
26 76 (15.77%) HTML

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 21 (4.36%) CMS
2 19 (3.94%) Cloud Foundry
3 17 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (3.32%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.49%) Confluence
6 10 (2.07%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.04%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.04%) Appian
8 2 (0.41%) SAS
9 1 (0.21%) Apache
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.21%) Luigi
Applications
1 20 (4.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.07%) Chatbot
4 5 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.62%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.21%) Figma
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.21%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 12 (2.49%) Payment Gateway
1 12 (2.49%) Shopify
2 2 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.21%) SAP FI-AA
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 159 (32.99%) Azure
2 139 (28.84%) AWS
3 69 (14.32%) GCP
4 50 (10.37%) Power Platform
5 47 (9.75%) SaaS
6 41 (8.51%) GitHub
7 29 (6.02%) Serverless
8 27 (5.60%) Cloud Computing
9 25 (5.19%) PaaS
10 23 (4.77%) Amazon Cognito
10 23 (4.77%) IaaS
11 20 (4.15%) Amazon S3
11 20 (4.15%) Azure Service Bus
12 19 (3.94%) Azure App Service
12 19 (3.94%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 19 (3.94%) Azure Storage
13 15 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
13 15 (3.11%) npm
14 10 (2.07%) Azure Machine Learning
15 8 (1.66%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.94%) DNS
1 19 (3.94%) Firewall
1 19 (3.94%) VPN
2 9 (1.87%) Kerberos
3 5 (1.04%) FTP
4 4 (0.83%) 3G
4 4 (0.83%) 4G
4 4 (0.83%) Bluetooth
4 4 (0.83%) HTTP
4 4 (0.83%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.83%) Internet
4 4 (0.83%) POP3
4 4 (0.83%) SMTP
4 4 (0.83%) SSL
4 4 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.83%) Wireless
5 1 (0.21%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (16.18%) Big Data
2 45 (9.34%) Power BI
3 44 (9.13%) SQL Server
4 35 (7.26%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (6.85%) NoSQL
6 24 (4.98%) MySQL
6 24 (4.98%) Redis
7 22 (4.56%) Relational Database
8 20 (4.15%) Data Lake
9 16 (3.32%) Tableau
10 13 (2.70%) MongoDB
11 12 (2.49%) SQL Server 2016
12 11 (2.28%) Data Mining
12 11 (2.28%) Hadoop
13 10 (2.07%) GIS
14 8 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (1.66%) SQL Server 2014
14 8 (1.66%) SQL Server 2019
15 7 (1.45%) CouchDB
15 7 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 87 (18.05%) Git (software)
2 60 (12.45%) Jenkins
3 48 (9.96%) JIRA
4 24 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (3.94%) Visual Studio Team System
6 18 (3.73%) Bugzilla
6 18 (3.73%) CruiseControl
6 18 (3.73%) Gemini Tracker
6 18 (3.73%) Hudson
6 18 (3.73%) Subversion
6 18 (3.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 15 (3.11%) Babel
7 15 (3.11%) webpack
8 7 (1.45%) Maven
9 6 (1.24%) Selenium
10 5 (1.04%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.83%) ERwin
11 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.83%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
General
1 112 (23.24%) Social Skills
2 80 (16.60%) Finance
3 77 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (12.24%) Retail
5 39 (8.09%) Marketing
6 24 (4.98%) Manufacturing
7 21 (4.36%) Public Sector
8 20 (4.15%) Organisational Skills
9 17 (3.53%) Presentation Skills
10 15 (3.11%) Wearables
11 14 (2.90%) Automotive
11 14 (2.90%) Electronics
11 14 (2.90%) Financial Institution
12 13 (2.70%) Telecoms
13 12 (2.49%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (1.66%) Law
15 7 (1.45%) Influencing Skills
15 7 (1.45%) Legal
16 6 (1.24%) Banking
16 6 (1.24%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 188 (39.00%) Developer
2 93 (19.29%) Software Engineer
3 49 (10.17%) Lead Developer
4 44 (9.13%) Senior Software Engineer
5 37 (7.68%) .NET Developer
5 37 (7.68%) Senior Developer
6 34 (7.05%) React Developer
7 30 (6.22%) JavaScript Developer
8 28 (5.81%) Python Developer
9 26 (5.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 25 (5.19%) C# Developer
11 24 (4.98%) Full Stack Developer
12 21 (4.36%) Data Scientist
13 18 (3.73%) Architect
14 15 (3.11%) C# .NET Developer
14 15 (3.11%) Data Engineer
15 13 (2.70%) Azure Developer
15 13 (2.70%) Python Engineer
15 13 (2.70%) SQL Developer
16 12 (2.49%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (24.69%) .NET
2 112 (23.24%) React
3 76 (15.77%) HTML
4 59 (12.24%) .NET Core
5 51 (10.58%) AngularJS
5 51 (10.58%) REST
6 48 (9.96%) CSS
7 47 (9.75%) Node.js
8 40 (8.30%) RESTful
9 37 (7.68%) Vue.js
10 29 (6.02%) TensorFlow
11 28 (5.81%) .NET Framework
12 27 (5.60%) Web Services
13 26 (5.39%) HTML5
14 22 (4.56%) Django
14 22 (4.56%) RabbitMQ
15 20 (4.15%) D3.js
15 20 (4.15%) WPF
16 19 (3.94%) ActiveMQ
16 19 (3.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 78 (16.18%) Algorithms
2 51 (10.58%) User Experience
3 20 (4.15%) Robotics
4 17 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.32%) 3D Graphics
5 16 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (2.90%) Cloud Native
6 14 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (2.70%) Data Structures
8 12 (2.49%) iPad
9 9 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (1.87%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.45%) Legacy Code
11 6 (1.24%) Life Science
12 5 (1.04%) Arduino
12 5 (1.04%) Fibre Optics
12 5 (1.04%) Raspberry Pi
13 4 (0.83%) mPOS
13 4 (0.83%) Renewable Energy
13 4 (0.83%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 62 (12.86%) Linux
2 26 (5.39%) Windows
3 19 (3.94%) VMS
4 17 (3.53%) Android
5 15 (3.11%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.87%) Unix
7 5 (1.04%) CentOS
7 5 (1.04%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (52.07%) Artificial Intelligence
2 195 (40.46%) Software Engineering
3 175 (36.31%) Agile Software Development
4 133 (27.59%) Analytics
5 128 (26.56%) Microservices
6 107 (22.20%) Data Science
7 99 (20.54%) Problem-Solving
8 95 (19.71%) Computer Science
9 86 (17.84%) Scrum
10 77 (15.98%) Full Stack Development
11 76 (15.77%) DevOps
12 71 (14.73%) Mathematics
13 69 (14.32%) Mentoring
14 63 (13.07%) Front End Development
15 58 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
16 54 (11.20%) Data Modelling
17 47 (9.75%) Visualisation
18 45 (9.34%) Data Analytics
19 39 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
20 38 (7.88%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 190 (39.42%) Python
2 185 (38.38%) JavaScript
3 152 (31.54%) SQL
4 129 (26.76%) C#
5 79 (16.39%) Java
6 49 (10.17%) C++
7 26 (5.39%) TypeScript
8 25 (5.19%) R
9 24 (4.98%) PHP
10 18 (3.73%) C
10 18 (3.73%) C++/CLI
10 18 (3.73%) Scala
10 18 (3.73%) XAML
11 13 (2.70%) Java 8
12 12 (2.49%) Ruby
13 10 (2.07%) T-SQL
13 10 (2.07%) VBA
14 8 (1.66%) Perl
15 7 (1.45%) Cython
15 7 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 158 (32.78%) Degree
2 35 (7.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (4.36%) PhD
4 11 (2.28%) Numerate Degree
4 11 (2.28%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.24%) Master's Degree
7 5 (1.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.21%) MCSA
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.07%) QA
2 6 (1.24%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.04%) GLP
3 5 (1.04%) GMP
3 5 (1.04%) Good Clinical Practice
3 5 (1.04%) PMO
4 3 (0.62%) Accessibility
5 2 (0.41%) GDPR
6 1 (0.21%) HL7
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 162 (33.61%) Docker
2 20 (4.15%) Active Directory
3 19 (3.94%) Firmware
4 4 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 116 (24.07%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.28%) Ansible
3 5 (1.04%) Terraform
4 1 (0.21%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 56 (11.62%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.64%) Databricks
3 19 (3.94%) SAP
4 12 (2.49%) Elastic Path
5 10 (2.07%) Google
5 10 (2.07%) Oracle
6 9 (1.87%) Automation Anywhere
7 8 (1.66%) Nintex
8 7 (1.45%) Blue Prism
8 7 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.24%) UiPath
10 5 (1.04%) MuleSoft
10 5 (1.04%) Splunk
11 4 (0.83%) Brandwatch
11 4 (0.83%) Citrix
12 2 (0.41%) Kofax
12 2 (0.41%) Palantir
12 2 (0.41%) Remedy
12 2 (0.41%) Rollbar
13 1 (0.21%) Xamarin