Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Natural Language Processing (NLP)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 299 326 325
Rank change year-on-year +27 -1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Natural Language Processing 16 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.32% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 16
South West median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +50.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £82,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% +8.70% -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 4,037 4,411 4,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.46% 43.57% 42.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3,238 3,787 3,788
South West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +2.41% +7.79%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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
Gloucestershire +29 10 £55,000 +15.79% 2
Somerset +21 5 £35,000 -
Bristol +10 1 £30,000 -60.00% 1
Natural Language Processing
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 16 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 15 (93.75%) Apache Spark
2 15 (93.75%) Algorithms
2 15 (93.75%) scikit-learn
2 15 (93.75%) Pandas
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 15 (93.75%) Python
2 15 (93.75%) Scala
2 15 (93.75%) Data Science
3 12 (75.00%) Visualisation
4 11 (68.75%) Java
5 10 (62.50%) Unix
5 10 (62.50%) Shell Script
5 10 (62.50%) JSON
5 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
5 10 (62.50%) Mercurial
5 10 (62.50%) Data Analysis
5 10 (62.50%) Retail
5 10 (62.50%) Data Quality
5 10 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (62.50%) Neo4j
5 10 (62.50%) SciPy
5 10 (62.50%) SDLC
5 10 (62.50%) DevOps
5 10 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (62.50%) Cypher
6 9 (56.25%) Analytics
7 8 (50.00%) Data Analytics
8 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (43.75%) Complexity Analysis

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 15 (93.75%) Apache Spark
2 5 (31.25%) SAS
3 3 (18.75%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) Neo4j
2 4 (25.00%) Big Data
3 3 (18.75%) Data Lake
3 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 10 (62.50%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (62.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Data Scientist
2 3 (18.75%) Data Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Graduate
3 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Junior
3 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Junior Data Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Junior Data Scientist
3 1 (6.25%) Python Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) Pandas
1 15 (93.75%) scikit-learn
2 10 (62.50%) JSON
2 10 (62.50%) SciPy
3 5 (31.25%) MLlib
4 3 (18.75%) Apache Avro
4 3 (18.75%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 15 (93.75%) Algorithms
2 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 15 (93.75%) Data Science
3 12 (75.00%) Visualisation
4 10 (62.50%) Data Analysis
4 10 (62.50%) DevOps
4 10 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (62.50%) SDLC
5 9 (56.25%) Analytics
6 8 (50.00%) Data Analytics
7 7 (43.75%) Complexity Analysis
8 5 (31.25%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (31.25%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (31.25%) Deep Learning
9 4 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
9 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (18.75%) Data Governance
10 3 (18.75%) Data Management
10 3 (18.75%) Data Stewardship
10 3 (18.75%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Python
1 15 (93.75%) Scala
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) Java
3 10 (62.50%) Cypher
3 10 (62.50%) Shell Script
4 5 (31.25%) R
4 5 (31.25%) Ruby
5 3 (18.75%) Clojure
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Tableau
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle