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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Natural Language Processing
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 252 246
Rank change year-on-year +38 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Natural Language Processing 11 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.22% 0.10% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.26% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 1
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -10.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £59,000 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +38.82% -19.04%  

Natural Language Processing is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2220 2326 2587
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 43.66% 39.52% 43.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1863 1961 2339
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Natural Language Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Natural Language Processing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 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
Dorset - 10 £40,000 -
Devon - 1 £27,000 -
Natural Language Processing
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing 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 Natural Language Processing.

1 21 (95.45%) OO
1 21 (95.45%) Extreme Programming
1 21 (95.45%) Java
1 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (95.45%) TDD
1 21 (95.45%) Pair Programming
1 21 (95.45%) Git (software)
1 21 (95.45%) Machine Learning
1 21 (95.45%) Big Data
1 21 (95.45%) DevOps
2 18 (81.82%) Web Design
2 18 (81.82%) Degree
3 17 (77.27%) Refactoring
3 17 (77.27%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (77.27%) Time Management
3 17 (77.27%) MongoDB
3 17 (77.27%) NoSQL
4 15 (68.18%) Mobile App
4 15 (68.18%) RESTful
4 15 (68.18%) Mentoring
5 4 (18.18%) Analytics
5 4 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (18.18%) Google
5 4 (18.18%) HTML
5 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 4 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (9.09%) HBase
6 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (9.09%) Dropwizard
7 1 (4.55%) Customer Requirements

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (95.45%) Big Data
2 17 (77.27%) MongoDB
2 17 (77.27%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (9.09%) HBase
Development Applications
1 21 (95.45%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 20 (90.91%) Agile Developer
2 20 (90.91%) Java Developer
3 19 (86.36%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) RESTful
2 4 (18.18%) CSS
2 4 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Social Media
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (95.45%) DevOps
1 21 (95.45%) Extreme Programming
1 21 (95.45%) Machine Learning
1 21 (95.45%) OO
1 21 (95.45%) Pair Programming
1 21 (95.45%) TDD
2 18 (81.82%) Web Design
3 17 (77.27%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (77.27%) Refactoring
3 17 (77.27%) Time Management
4 15 (68.18%) Mentoring
5 4 (18.18%) Analytics
5 4 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.55%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (4.55%) Informatics
6 1 (4.55%) Psychology
6 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (81.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Google