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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Machine Learning
England / South West
Rank 183 215 241
Rank change year-on-year +32 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 49 38 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.98% 0.65% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.73% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 49 33 5
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +31.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £53,250 £48,750
% change year-on-year -1.40% +9.23%  

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 4529 5216 5253
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.17% 88.75% 87.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3734 4256 4369
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,112 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +2 15 £37,500 -28.57% 5
Dorset - 13 £40,000 - 1
Devon 0 11 £52,500 -56.25% 1
Gloucestershire +12 7 £40,000 -25.92% 3
Somerset -9 1 £75,000 +31.57%
Machine Learning
England

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 53 (60.92%) Java
2 44 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (43.68%) TDD
4 37 (42.53%) Big Data
5 36 (41.38%) NoSQL
6 34 (39.08%) MongoDB
7 32 (36.78%) Mobile App
8 31 (35.63%) C++
9 30 (34.48%) Degree
9 30 (34.48%) Analytics
10 29 (33.33%) Python
11 28 (32.18%) C#
12 27 (31.03%) C
12 27 (31.03%) Git (software)
13 26 (29.89%) Software Engineering
13 26 (29.89%) Data Analytics
14 25 (28.74%) Artificial Intelligence
15 24 (27.59%) Internet
16 23 (26.44%) OO
16 23 (26.44%) Scala
17 22 (25.29%) Deep Learning
18 21 (24.14%) DevOps
18 21 (24.14%) Natural Language Processing
18 21 (24.14%) PhD
18 21 (24.14%) Extreme Programming
18 21 (24.14%) Pair Programming
19 20 (22.99%) SQL
20 18 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
20 18 (20.69%) Theano
20 18 (20.69%) Internet of Things

Machine Learning
Top Related 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 14 (16.09%) Apache Spark
2 6 (6.90%) Apache Pig
2 6 (6.90%) DNN
2 6 (6.90%) SAS
3 3 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.15%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.75%) IaaS
2 5 (5.75%) PaaS
3 3 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (42.53%) Big Data
2 36 (41.38%) NoSQL
3 34 (39.08%) MongoDB
4 16 (18.39%) Hadoop
5 7 (8.05%) Apache Hive
6 6 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (4.60%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.30%) HBase
9 1 (1.15%) Blockchain
9 1 (1.15%) HDInsight
9 1 (1.15%) MySQL
9 1 (1.15%) Redis
9 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.15%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 27 (31.03%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (19.54%) Electronics
2 14 (16.09%) Games
3 5 (5.75%) Finance
4 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.30%) Advertising
5 2 (2.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (62.07%) Developer
2 26 (29.89%) Java Developer
3 20 (22.99%) Agile Developer
3 20 (22.99%) Software Engineer
4 19 (21.84%) Agile Java Developer
5 18 (20.69%) Senior Developer
6 9 (10.34%) C# Developer
6 9 (10.34%) Software Developer
7 8 (9.20%) Computer Engineer
7 8 (9.20%) Graduate
7 8 (9.20%) Senior C# Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Computer Vision Engineer
8 7 (8.05%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 7 (8.05%) IoT Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Machine Learning Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Azure Developer
9 6 (6.90%) C++ Developer
9 6 (6.90%) Cloud Developer
9 6 (6.90%) Embedded Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.14%) Natural Language Processing
2 18 (20.69%) Theano
3 17 (19.54%) Web Services
4 16 (18.39%) RESTful
5 14 (16.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 7 (8.05%) CSS
6 7 (8.05%) HTML
7 6 (6.90%) LLVM
7 6 (6.90%) OpenCV
8 5 (5.75%) .NET
8 5 (5.75%) TensorFlow
9 3 (3.45%) MLlib
9 3 (3.45%) scikit-learn
10 2 (2.30%) Dropwizard
10 2 (2.30%) Java EE
11 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
11 1 (1.15%) D3.js
11 1 (1.15%) jQuery
11 1 (1.15%) Node.js
11 1 (1.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (36.78%) Mobile App
2 18 (20.69%) Internet of Things
3 12 (13.79%) Computer Science
4 8 (9.20%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (4.60%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.60%) Robotics
6 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.15%) Bitcoin
7 1 (1.15%) Clustering
7 1 (1.15%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (43.68%) TDD
3 30 (34.48%) Analytics
4 26 (29.89%) Data Analytics
4 26 (29.89%) Software Engineering
5 25 (28.74%) Artificial Intelligence
6 23 (26.44%) OO
7 22 (25.29%) Deep Learning
8 21 (24.14%) DevOps
8 21 (24.14%) Extreme Programming
8 21 (24.14%) Pair Programming
9 18 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (19.54%) BDD
10 17 (19.54%) Front End Development
10 17 (19.54%) Kanban
10 17 (19.54%) Product Management
10 17 (19.54%) Scrum
10 17 (19.54%) Time Management
10 17 (19.54%) Use Case
10 17 (19.54%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (60.92%) Java
2 31 (35.63%) C++
3 29 (33.33%) Python
4 28 (32.18%) C#
5 27 (31.03%) C
6 23 (26.44%) Scala
7 20 (22.99%) SQL
8 8 (9.20%) Fortran
8 8 (9.20%) JavaScript
9 7 (8.05%) R
10 6 (6.90%) Embedded C++
10 6 (6.90%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.15%) Go
11 1 (1.15%) Perl
11 1 (1.15%) Ruby
11 1 (1.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (34.48%) Degree
2 21 (24.14%) PhD
3 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.54%) ISO 14001
1 17 (19.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (19.54%) Firmware
2 1 (1.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (5.75%) Google
2 3 (3.45%) Intel
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
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