Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Natural Language Processing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Natural Language Processing over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Natural Language Processing (NLP)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 462 535 587
Rank change year-on-year +73 +52 +61
Permanent jobs citing Natural Language Processing 75 58 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.43% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 74 51 44
South East median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +12.07% -14.07%
10th Percentile £51,125 £41,250 £35,125
90th Percentile £84,700 £102,500 £86,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +13.64%

Natural Language Processing is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 12989 13392 16501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.11% 38.31% 38.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11300 11780 14285
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Natural Language Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Natural Language Processing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Natural Language Processing in the South East

Natural Language Processing
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing in the South East.

Salary trend for Natural Language Processing in the South East

Natural Language Processing
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing in the South East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Natural Language Processing in the South East

Natural Language Processing
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 Natural Language Processing within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 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 +63 64 £70,000 +7.69% 4
Oxfordshire +31 56 £70,000 +7.69% 4
Berkshire +36 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Hampshire +2 4 £55,000 -8.33%
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
Surrey +11 3 £72,500 -27.50%
East Sussex - 3 £70,000 -
Middlesex +8 1 £75,000 +87.50%
Natural Language Processing
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing 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 Natural Language Processing.

1 69 (92.00%) Machine Learning
2 59 (78.67%) Python
3 49 (65.33%) PhD
4 48 (64.00%) R
5 47 (62.67%) Big Data
6 41 (54.67%) Algorithms
7 39 (52.00%) Java
8 36 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (46.67%) Artificial Intelligence
10 32 (42.67%) TensorFlow
11 30 (40.00%) C++
11 30 (40.00%) Computer Science
12 29 (38.67%) Bayesian Methods
13 27 (36.00%) Mathematics
14 25 (33.33%) SQL
15 24 (32.00%) Statistics
15 24 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
16 23 (30.67%) Apache Spark
16 23 (30.67%) Software Engineering
17 22 (29.33%) Deep Learning
18 21 (28.00%) Physics
18 21 (28.00%) Neural Network
18 21 (28.00%) Julia
19 18 (24.00%) TDD
19 18 (24.00%) MATLAB
19 18 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
20 17 (22.67%) Analytics
21 16 (21.33%) Probabilistic Modelling
21 16 (21.33%) Lucene
21 16 (21.33%) Economics

Natural Language Processing
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 23 (30.67%) Apache Spark
2 13 (17.33%) Apache Solr
2 13 (17.33%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (13.33%) Apache
4 4 (5.33%) Jetty
4 4 (5.33%) nginx
4 4 (5.33%) SAS
4 4 (5.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.67%) DNN
6 1 (1.33%) Amazon Alexa
6 1 (1.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) SPSS
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.67%) GitHub
3 4 (5.33%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (2.67%) Dialogflow
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (62.67%) Big Data
2 10 (13.33%) Apache Hive
2 10 (13.33%) Text Mining
3 9 (12.00%) Data Mining
4 7 (9.33%) Hadoop
5 6 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (5.33%) GIS
7 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
7 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.00%) Spark SQL
8 2 (2.67%) Data Lake
8 2 (2.67%) HBase
8 2 (2.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Selenium
2 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.33%) Gradle
3 4 (5.33%) Subversion
4 1 (1.33%) JIRA
4 1 (1.33%) YouTrack
General
1 4 (5.33%) Marketing
1 4 (5.33%) Retail
2 3 (4.00%) Publishing
3 2 (2.67%) Games
4 1 (1.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (22.67%) Machine Learning Researcher
2 13 (17.33%) Data Scientist
2 13 (17.33%) Development Manager
3 11 (14.67%) Developer
4 9 (12.00%) Software Developer
4 9 (12.00%) Software Development Manager
4 9 (12.00%) Software Manager
5 8 (10.67%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 7 (9.33%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Research Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Python Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Senior Data Scientist
9 4 (5.33%) Big Data Manager
10 3 (4.00%) Machine Learning Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Research Scientist
11 2 (2.67%) Big Data Developer
11 2 (2.67%) Data Analytics Consultant
11 2 (2.67%) Data Consultant
11 2 (2.67%) Java Development Manager
11 2 (2.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (42.67%) TensorFlow
2 16 (21.33%) Lucene
3 12 (16.00%) Theano
3 12 (16.00%) Web Services
4 11 (14.67%) Kafka
5 10 (13.33%) .NET
6 7 (9.33%) AngularJS
6 7 (9.33%) RESTful
7 4 (5.33%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (4.00%) MLlib
8 3 (4.00%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 41 (54.67%) Algorithms
2 30 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.33%) Linked Data
4 3 (4.00%) Semantic Web
5 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.67%) Kinect
5 2 (2.67%) Xbox
6 1 (1.33%) Robotics
6 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (92.00%) Machine Learning
2 36 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (46.67%) Artificial Intelligence
4 29 (38.67%) Bayesian Methods
5 27 (36.00%) Mathematics
6 24 (32.00%) Statistics
7 23 (30.67%) Software Engineering
8 22 (29.33%) Deep Learning
9 21 (28.00%) Neural Network
9 21 (28.00%) Physics
10 18 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (24.00%) TDD
11 17 (22.67%) Analytics
12 16 (21.33%) Economics
12 16 (21.33%) Probabilistic Modelling
13 15 (20.00%) Multithreading
14 13 (17.33%) Continuous Deployment
15 11 (14.67%) Data Modelling
15 11 (14.67%) Visualisation
16 10 (13.33%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 59 (78.67%) Python
2 48 (64.00%) R
3 39 (52.00%) Java
4 30 (40.00%) C++
5 25 (33.33%) SQL
6 21 (28.00%) Julia
7 18 (24.00%) MATLAB
8 15 (20.00%) C
9 14 (18.67%) Scala
10 7 (9.33%) JavaScript
11 4 (5.33%) Bash Shell
11 4 (5.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (65.33%) PhD
2 10 (13.33%) Degree
3 4 (5.33%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1 (1.33%) Google
1 1 (1.33%) Twitter