Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Natural Language Processing (NLP)
England > South West
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 320 319 333
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14 +16
Permanent jobs citing Natural Language Processing 13 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.33% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 11
South West median annual salary £60,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £27,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £66,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +17.39% -8.00%

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 4,356 4,579 4,273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.65% 44.29% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3,731 3,936 3,723
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £26,350
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +2 7 £42,500 +6.27% 3
Gloucestershire - 4 £52,500 -
Somerset - 2 £87,500 -
Natural Language Processing
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 11 (84.62%) Machine Learning
2 9 (69.23%) Python
3 7 (53.85%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) Artificial Intelligence
4 6 (46.15%) Data Science
5 5 (38.46%) Algorithms
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (30.77%) Analytics
6 4 (30.77%) Deep Learning
6 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
6 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
6 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (30.77%) Degree
6 4 (30.77%) PhD
6 4 (30.77%) Apache Spark
7 3 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (23.08%) TensorFlow
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) Big Data
8 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
8 2 (15.38%) Ansible
8 2 (15.38%) Docker
8 2 (15.38%) Salt
8 2 (15.38%) Distributed Algorithms
8 2 (15.38%) Ontologies
8 2 (15.38%) Neo4j
8 2 (15.38%) Node.js
8 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (15.38%) Hadoop

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 5 (38.46%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (30.77%) Apache Spark
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
3 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon SageMaker
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 3 (23.08%) Big Data
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
3 2 (15.38%) Neo4j
3 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (7.69%) Blockchain
4 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Data Lake
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) Mahout
4 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.69%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Machine Learning Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Graduate
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Scientist
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning Researcher
3 1 (7.69%) Search Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Scientist
3 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) TensorFlow
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) Node.js
2 2 (15.38%) React
2 2 (15.38%) Redux
2 2 (15.38%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) Spring Boot
3 1 (7.69%) GraphX
3 1 (7.69%) Keras
3 1 (7.69%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Algorithms
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 3 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (15.38%) User Experience
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
5 1 (7.69%) Linked Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Machine Learning
2 6 (46.15%) Artificial Intelligence
2 6 (46.15%) Data Science
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Analytics
4 4 (30.77%) Deep Learning
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Distributed Algorithms
5 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
5 2 (15.38%) Ontologies
5 2 (15.38%) Reinforcement Learning
5 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
6 1 (7.69%) Big Data Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Image Processing
6 1 (7.69%) Kanban
6 1 (7.69%) MapReduce
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Java 8
5 1 (7.69%) R
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
1 4 (30.77%) PhD
2 1 (7.69%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
1 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
1 2 (15.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Alteryx
1 1 (7.69%) Google
1 1 (7.69%) IBM
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) SAP
1 1 (7.69%) Tableau