The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Machine Learning
England / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 180 246
Rank change year-on-year -17 +66  
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 36 61 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.69% 1.16% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.31% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 30 45 2
Median salary £51,250 £54,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.09% +48.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £45,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £90,000 £37,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Machine Learning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4717 4645 5222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.29% 88.43% 87.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3884 3895 4369
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Machine Learning as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Machine Learning in the South West

Machine Learning
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Machine Learning in the South West.

Salary trend for Machine Learning in the South West

Machine Learning
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Machine Learning in the South West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Machine Learning in the South West

Machine Learning
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -7 20 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Gloucestershire -14 8 £45,250 -16.20%
Dorset +7 4 £38,750 -
Somerset -1 3 £60,000 - 2
Machine Learning
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Machine Learning 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 West region with a requirement for Machine Learning.

1 46 (54.12%) Python
2 38 (44.71%) Java
3 32 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (37.65%) Software Engineering
4 30 (35.29%) Big Data
4 30 (35.29%) Mobile App
5 29 (34.12%) PhD
6 28 (32.94%) C++
7 27 (31.76%) Degree
7 27 (31.76%) NoSQL
8 25 (29.41%) TDD
8 25 (29.41%) Electronics
9 24 (28.24%) C
10 23 (27.06%) C#
10 23 (27.06%) MongoDB
11 22 (25.88%) Artificial Intelligence
11 22 (25.88%) Git (software)
12 21 (24.71%) Scala
12 21 (24.71%) Deep Learning
13 19 (22.35%) Analytics
13 19 (22.35%) Natural Language Processing
14 17 (20.00%) SQL
14 17 (20.00%) Internet
15 16 (18.82%) OO
15 16 (18.82%) Games
15 16 (18.82%) Computer Science
16 15 (17.65%) Data Analytics
16 15 (17.65%) Theano
17 14 (16.47%) Algorithms
17 14 (16.47%) Computer Vision

Machine Learning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 8 (9.41%) Apache Spark
2 6 (7.06%) DNN
2 6 (7.06%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.35%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.35%) SAS
4 1 (1.18%) CMS
4 1 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.18%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 10 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.18%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.18%) GitHub
3 1 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) Firewall
2 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (35.29%) Big Data
2 27 (31.76%) NoSQL
3 23 (27.06%) MongoDB
4 11 (12.94%) Data Mining
5 9 (10.59%) Hadoop
6 6 (7.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (5.88%) MySQL
8 4 (4.71%) Apache Hive
9 3 (3.53%) Redis
10 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
11 1 (1.18%) Apache Accumulo
11 1 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.18%) HBase
11 1 (1.18%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (1.18%) OLTP
11 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.18%) RethinkDB
11 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (25.88%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.71%) Cucumber
2 4 (4.71%) Selenium
2 4 (4.71%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (29.41%) Electronics
2 16 (18.82%) Games
3 11 (12.94%) Finance
4 10 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 10 (11.76%) Marketing
4 10 (11.76%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.53%) Legal
6 2 (2.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (48.24%) Developer
2 21 (24.71%) Software Engineer
3 15 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 13 (15.29%) Java Developer
5 11 (12.94%) Agile Developer
5 11 (12.94%) Agile Java Developer
6 10 (11.76%) Machine Learning Researcher
7 8 (9.41%) Computer Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Graduate
7 8 (9.41%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Software Developer
8 7 (8.24%) Azure Developer
8 7 (8.24%) Computer Vision Engineer
8 7 (8.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 7 (8.24%) IoT Developer
9 6 (7.06%) Cloud Developer
9 6 (7.06%) Research Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) C# Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Java Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.35%) Natural Language Processing
2 15 (17.65%) Theano
3 14 (16.47%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 10 (11.76%) Web Services
5 9 (10.59%) RESTful
6 7 (8.24%) AngularJS
6 7 (8.24%) Node.js
7 6 (7.06%) HTML
7 6 (7.06%) OpenCV
8 5 (5.88%) CSS
8 5 (5.88%) React
9 4 (4.71%) .NET
10 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET
10 3 (3.53%) D3.js
10 3 (3.53%) Java EE
11 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.35%) Entity Framework
11 2 (2.35%) jQuery
11 2 (2.35%) LLVM
11 2 (2.35%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 30 (35.29%) Mobile App
2 16 (18.82%) Computer Science
3 14 (16.47%) Algorithms
3 14 (16.47%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (12.94%) Internet of Things
5 8 (9.41%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.35%) Fintech
7 1 (1.18%) Bitcoin
7 1 (1.18%) Clustering
7 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.24%) Linux
2 1 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (37.65%) Software Engineering
2 25 (29.41%) TDD
3 22 (25.88%) Artificial Intelligence
4 21 (24.71%) Deep Learning
5 19 (22.35%) Analytics
6 16 (18.82%) OO
7 15 (17.65%) Data Analytics
8 14 (16.47%) Computer Vision
8 14 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (14.12%) DevOps
10 12 (14.12%) Pair Programming
11 11 (12.94%) Extreme Programming
11 11 (12.94%) Front End Development
11 11 (12.94%) Time Management
11 11 (12.94%) Web Application Development
12 10 (11.76%) Kanban
12 10 (11.76%) Product Management
12 10 (11.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 46 (54.12%) Python
2 38 (44.71%) Java
3 28 (32.94%) C++
4 24 (28.24%) C
5 23 (27.06%) C#
6 21 (24.71%) Scala
7 17 (20.00%) SQL
8 14 (16.47%) Ruby
9 11 (12.94%) Shell Script
10 10 (11.76%) JavaScript
11 8 (9.41%) Fortran
12 4 (4.71%) MATLAB
13 2 (2.35%) Embedded C++
13 2 (2.35%) Go
13 2 (2.35%) R
13 2 (2.35%) TypeScript
14 1 (1.18%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 29 (34.12%) PhD
2 27 (31.76%) Degree
3 13 (15.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.76%) ISO 14001
1 10 (11.76%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.71%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.76%) Firmware
2 1 (1.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (11.76%) SAP
2 4 (4.71%) Google
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
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