Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Natural Language Processing (NLP)
England > South West
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 312 328 338
Rank change year-on-year +16 +10 +16
Permanent jobs citing Natural Language Processing 15 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.12% 0.056%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.26% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 6
South West median annual salary £35,000 £39,996 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.49% -11.12% -
10th Percentile £23,100 £32,600 £38,750
90th Percentile £74,500 £77,125 £47,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +13.04% -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 4,207 4,547 4,292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.81% 44.57% 39.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3,538 3,912 3,736
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 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +18 6 £33,250 -16.88% 2
Somerset +29 5 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £52,500 -
Natural Language Processing
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 13 (86.67%) Machine Learning
2 11 (73.33%) Python
3 9 (60.00%) Data Science
4 8 (53.33%) Apache Spark
4 8 (53.33%) Artificial Intelligence
5 7 (46.67%) Deep Learning
5 7 (46.67%) Algorithms
6 6 (40.00%) Visualisation
6 6 (40.00%) Java
6 6 (40.00%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) PhD
7 5 (33.33%) SAS
7 5 (33.33%) Degree
7 5 (33.33%) Ruby
7 5 (33.33%) R
7 5 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (33.33%) Tableau
7 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (26.67%) Pandas
8 4 (26.67%) scikit-learn
8 4 (26.67%) MLlib
8 4 (26.67%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
8 4 (26.67%) Scala
8 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (20.00%) Analytics
9 3 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
9 3 (20.00%) TensorFlow

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 8 (53.33%) Apache Spark
2 5 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon SageMaker
3 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (13.33%) Neo4j
2 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) Blockchain
3 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Data Lake
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Data Scientist
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Graduate
2 2 (13.33%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Junior
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Data Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Data Scientist
3 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning Researcher
3 1 (6.67%) Search Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) MLlib
1 4 (26.67%) Pandas
1 4 (26.67%) scikit-learn
2 3 (20.00%) TensorFlow
3 2 (13.33%) Node.js
3 2 (13.33%) React
3 2 (13.33%) Redux
3 2 (13.33%) Spring
3 2 (13.33%) Spring Boot
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) Keras
4 1 (6.67%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Algorithms
2 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (13.33%) User Experience
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
5 1 (6.67%) Linked Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Machine Learning
2 9 (60.00%) Data Science
3 8 (53.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 7 (46.67%) Deep Learning
5 6 (40.00%) Visualisation
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (20.00%) Analytics
7 3 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
8 1 (6.67%) Big Data Analytics
8 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) Distributed Algorithms
8 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (6.67%) Image Processing
8 1 (6.67%) Kanban
8 1 (6.67%) MapReduce
8 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
8 1 (6.67%) Ontologies
8 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Python
2 6 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) R
3 5 (33.33%) Ruby
4 4 (26.67%) Scala
5 2 (13.33%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
1 5 (33.33%) PhD
2 1 (6.67%) Master's Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Ansible
1 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
1 2 (13.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Tableau
2 1 (6.67%) Alteryx
2 1 (6.67%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) SAP