Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Natural Language Processing (NLP)
England > South West
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 319 311 333
Rank change year-on-year -8 +22 +3
Permanent jobs citing Natural Language Processing 16 26 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.59% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 17
South West median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,875 £36,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £47,500 £66,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £59,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +10.17% -1.67% +9.09%

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 West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,347 4,408 4,784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 42.52% 42.36% 41.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3,736 3,713 4,156
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +6.41% +6.85%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Natural Language Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Natural Language Processing in the South West

Natural Language Processing
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Natural Language Processing in the South West

Natural Language Processing
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing in the South West over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Natural Language Processing in the South West

Natural Language Processing
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 Natural Language Processing within the South West region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. 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 -12 8 £75,000 +100.00% 6
Gloucestershire - 4 £47,500 - 1
Somerset - 4 - -
Natural Language Processing
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing 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 West region with a requirement for Natural Language Processing.

1 10 (62.50%) Algorithms
2 9 (56.25%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (56.25%) NoSQL
2 9 (56.25%) Machine Learning
3 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (43.75%) MongoDB
3 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
3 7 (43.75%) Python
3 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 7 (43.75%) Data Science
4 6 (37.50%) Analytics
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Big Data
5 5 (31.25%) Kafka
5 5 (31.25%) Apache Solr
5 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 5 (31.25%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Docker
5 5 (31.25%) Data Engineering
6 4 (25.00%) Chatbot
6 4 (25.00%) PHP 7
6 4 (25.00%) Vagrant
6 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (25.00%) Codeception
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) OO
6 4 (25.00%) PHP
6 4 (25.00%) CRM

Natural Language Processing
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 9 (56.25%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (31.25%) Apache Solr
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (18.75%) Azure Machine Learning
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) NoSQL
2 7 (43.75%) MongoDB
3 6 (37.50%) Big Data
4 4 (25.00%) Redis
5 3 (18.75%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Codeception
2 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) Subversion
2 4 (25.00%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (18.75%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Data Scientist
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Data Scientist
3 4 (25.00%) PHP Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Big Data Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Big Data Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Junior
4 2 (12.50%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Search Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Kafka
2 4 (25.00%) Behat
2 4 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (25.00%) Regular Expression
3 3 (18.75%) GraphX
4 2 (12.50%) Redux
5 1 (6.25%) Keras
5 1 (6.25%) Lucene
5 1 (6.25%) Node.js
5 1 (6.25%) NumPy
5 1 (6.25%) Pandas
5 1 (6.25%) Ramda
5 1 (6.25%) React
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (6.25%) RxJS
5 1 (6.25%) scikit-learn
5 1 (6.25%) SciPy
5 1 (6.25%) Spring
5 1 (6.25%) Spring Boot
5 1 (6.25%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Algorithms
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (6.25%) BBC
3 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Machine Learning
2 7 (43.75%) Data Science
2 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Analytics
4 5 (31.25%) Data Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) BDD
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (25.00%) CRM
5 4 (25.00%) Neural Network
5 4 (25.00%) Ontologies
5 4 (25.00%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (18.75%) Open Source
6 3 (18.75%) Software Architecture
7 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Deep Learning
7 2 (12.50%) Functional Programming
7 2 (12.50%) Predictive Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) PHP
3 4 (25.00%) PHP 7
3 4 (25.00%) XPath
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
4 3 (18.75%) R
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) Clojure
5 1 (6.25%) F#
5 1 (6.25%) Haskell
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.25%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Google