Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Machine Learning
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 257 327
Rank change year-on-year +89 +70 -28
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 176 82 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.71% 0.75% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 0.84% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 139 66 24
South West median annual salary £52,500 £51,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.44% +13.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,500 £39,375 £21,500
90th Percentile £75,750 £86,250 £66,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - -4.00% +13.64%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9214 9712 10442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.48% 88.87% 88.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7580 8095 8771
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Machine Learning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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
Bristol +79 118 £55,000 -8.33% 13
Gloucestershire +39 18 £39,000 -29.09% 3
Somerset +7 18 £47,500 +35.71%
Devon -7 13 £32,000 -36.00%
Dorset -12 6 £51,250 +28.13% 2
Wiltshire 0 2 £62,500 +35.14%
Machine Learning
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 118 (67.05%) Python
2 74 (42.05%) Algorithms
3 65 (36.93%) Java
4 63 (35.80%) Computer Science
5 60 (34.09%) PhD
6 55 (31.25%) Software Engineering
7 54 (30.68%) C++
8 50 (28.41%) Big Data
9 48 (27.27%) Degree
10 47 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
11 44 (25.00%) Electronics
11 44 (25.00%) Data Mining
11 44 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
12 43 (24.43%) Marketing
13 42 (23.86%) Ruby
13 42 (23.86%) Analytics
14 40 (22.73%) Finance
15 38 (21.59%) Mobile App
16 37 (21.02%) Programme Management
16 37 (21.02%) Telecoms
16 37 (21.02%) Manufacturing
16 37 (21.02%) SAP
16 37 (21.02%) Digital Marketing
17 34 (19.32%) Shell Script
18 33 (18.75%) Linux
19 32 (18.18%) JavaScript
19 32 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
20 31 (17.61%) Computer Science Degree
20 31 (17.61%) Deep Learning
20 31 (17.61%) Amazon AWS

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 28 (15.91%) Apache Spark
2 15 (8.52%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (6.25%) DNN
4 6 (3.41%) Apache
4 6 (3.41%) SAS
5 1 (0.57%) Confluence
5 1 (0.57%) JBoss
5 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.27%) SPSS
2 2 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.14%) Chatbot
2 2 (1.14%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.57%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 31 (17.61%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.98%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.84%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.27%) Serverless
6 3 (1.70%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (1.70%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (1.70%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.70%) SaaS
7 2 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.14%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.57%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.57%) GitHub
8 1 (0.57%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.14%) 3G
2 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.57%) Internet
2 1 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.57%) MQTT
2 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (28.41%) Big Data
2 44 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 20 (11.36%) Apache Cassandra
4 18 (10.23%) NoSQL
5 16 (9.09%) Hadoop
6 13 (7.39%) Geospatial Data
7 10 (5.68%) Amazon Redshift
7 10 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (4.55%) Apache Hive
9 7 (3.98%) OrientDB
10 5 (2.84%) Flink
10 5 (2.84%) GIS
10 5 (2.84%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.84%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.27%) Blockchain
11 4 (2.27%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.70%) BigQuery
12 3 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.70%) Impala
12 3 (1.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (9.66%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.14%) JIRA
3 1 (0.57%) Gradle
3 1 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.57%) webpack
General
1 44 (25.00%) Electronics
2 43 (24.43%) Marketing
3 40 (22.73%) Finance
4 37 (21.02%) Manufacturing
4 37 (21.02%) Telecoms
5 11 (6.25%) Games
6 3 (1.70%) Law
7 1 (0.57%) Advertising
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (23.30%) Developer
2 32 (18.18%) Machine Learning Researcher
3 26 (14.77%) Software Engineer
4 17 (9.66%) Data Scientist
5 16 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 14 (7.95%) C++ Software Engineer
7 12 (6.82%) Software Developer
8 10 (5.68%) Architect
8 10 (5.68%) Data Architect
8 10 (5.68%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 10 (5.68%) Senior Architect
8 10 (5.68%) Senior Data Architect
9 8 (4.55%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.55%) C Software Engineer
9 8 (4.55%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 8 (4.55%) C++ Developer
9 8 (4.55%) C++ Software Developer
10 7 (3.98%) Graduate
10 7 (3.98%) Graduate Developer
10 7 (3.98%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.48%) Node.js
2 21 (11.93%) React
3 19 (10.80%) AngularJS
3 19 (10.80%) CSS
3 19 (10.80%) HTML
3 19 (10.80%) TensorFlow
4 18 (10.23%) Theano
5 16 (9.09%) jQuery
6 15 (8.52%) Kafka
6 15 (8.52%) OpenCV
6 15 (8.52%) Spring
7 14 (7.95%) .NET
8 12 (6.82%) Hibernate
8 12 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (6.25%) Backbone.js
9 11 (6.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 10 (5.68%) Natural Language Processing
11 8 (4.55%) D3.js
11 8 (4.55%) Qt
11 8 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 74 (42.05%) Algorithms
2 63 (35.80%) Computer Science
3 38 (21.59%) Mobile App
4 23 (13.07%) Robotics
5 19 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.11%) User Experience
7 5 (2.84%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.84%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.70%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (1.70%) Blog
8 3 (1.70%) CUDA
8 3 (1.70%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.70%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.14%) Industrial Internet of Things
10 1 (0.57%) Clustering
10 1 (0.57%) iPad
10 1 (0.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.75%) Linux
2 15 (8.52%) Windows
3 3 (1.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.14%) Android
4 2 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.14%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.14%) Unix
5 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 47 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 42 (23.86%) Analytics
5 37 (21.02%) Digital Marketing
5 37 (21.02%) Programme Management
6 32 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
7 31 (17.61%) Deep Learning
8 29 (16.48%) Computer Vision
9 23 (13.07%) Mathematics
10 21 (11.93%) Data Modelling
11 20 (11.36%) Neural Network
12 14 (7.95%) Data Analysis
12 14 (7.95%) Data Management
13 13 (7.39%) Data Engineering
14 12 (6.82%) Reinforcement Learning
15 11 (6.25%) Data Analytics
15 11 (6.25%) Scrum
15 11 (6.25%) TOGAF
15 11 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (67.05%) Python
2 65 (36.93%) Java
3 54 (30.68%) C++
4 42 (23.86%) Ruby
5 34 (19.32%) Shell Script
6 32 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 26 (14.77%) C#
8 23 (13.07%) SQL
9 19 (10.80%) C
10 17 (9.66%) Scala
11 13 (7.39%) R
12 12 (6.82%) Perl
13 9 (5.11%) MATLAB
14 5 (2.84%) Bash Shell
14 5 (2.84%) Groovy
15 3 (1.70%) T-SQL
16 2 (1.14%) Embedded C
16 2 (1.14%) PHP
17 1 (0.57%) Embedded C++
17 1 (0.57%) F#
Qualifications
1 60 (34.09%) PhD
2 48 (27.27%) Degree
3 31 (17.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.27%) Postgraduate
4 4 (2.27%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.57%) APMP
6 1 (0.57%) CCNA
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.57%) RHCE
6 1 (0.57%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.14%) Docker
3 1 (0.57%) Gluster
3 1 (0.57%) iptables
3 1 (0.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) Ansible
1 1 (0.57%) Check_MK
1 1 (0.57%) Grafana
1 1 (0.57%) Graylog
1 1 (0.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (0.57%) Kibana
1 1 (0.57%) Nagios
1 1 (0.57%) Pingdom
1 1 (0.57%) Puppet
1 1 (0.57%) Salt
Vendors
1 37 (21.02%) SAP
2 17 (9.66%) Google
3 4 (2.27%) Twitter
4 3 (1.70%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.70%) NVIDIA
5 2 (1.14%) Tableau
6 1 (0.57%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco
6 1 (0.57%) ESRI
6 1 (0.57%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.57%) IDERA
6 1 (0.57%) Infobright
6 1 (0.57%) New Relic
6 1 (0.57%) PagerDuty
6 1 (0.57%) Qualys
6 1 (0.57%) Splunk
6 1 (0.57%) Talend