The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Artificial Intelligence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Artificial Intelligence over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Artificial Intelligence (AI)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 530 745 872
Rank change year-on-year +215 +127  
Permanent jobs citing Artificial Intelligence 341 206 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.20% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.22% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 292 186 87
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £24,900 £38,564
10% offered a salary of more than £86,250 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £28,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year +96.42% -47.90%  

Artificial Intelligence is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 76216 92627 93645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.14% 88.57% 86.99%
Number of salaries quoted 62695 76706 75786
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Artificial Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Artificial Intelligence as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Artificial Intelligence in the UK

Artificial Intelligence
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence.

Salary trend for Artificial Intelligence in the UK

Artificial Intelligence
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Artificial Intelligence in the UK

Artificial Intelligence
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence within the UK 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
England +192 326 £62,500 +19.04% 52
London +146 198 £65,000 +13.04% 34
South East +101 45 £60,000 +41.17% 2
East of England +71 42 £70,000 - 11
Cambridgeshire - 41 £70,000 - 11
Cambridge - 41 £70,000 - 11
City of London +58 29 £65,000 -1.88% 6
South West +43 23 £37,500 -68.75% 1
Oxfordshire +21 23 £65,000 +52.94% 1
Oxford +18 20 £65,000 +52.94% 1
Berkshire - 17 £40,000 -
Bristol +13 16 £37,500 -11.76%
North West - 12 £45,000 -
Manchester - 8 £45,000 -
Cardiff - 7 £42,500 - 1
South Wales - 7 £42,500 - 1
Wales - 7 £42,500 - 1
Surrey +54 6 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Wokingham - 6 £36,500 -
West Midlands -9 5 £42,500 +70.00% 2
Hammersmith -16 5 £27,500 -51.11%
Staines - 5 £65,000 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £36,250 -
Reading - 4 £60,000 -
Coventry - 4 £38,750 - 2
Hampshire +22 3 £19,500 -35.00%
Scotland +13 3 £21,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames +10 3 £37,500 -28.57%
Edinburgh +1 3 £21,500 -
Maidenhead - 3 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Artificial Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Artificial Intelligence.

1 323 (55.59%) Machine Learning
2 268 (46.13%) Java
3 237 (40.79%) Python
4 182 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
5 162 (27.88%) Software Engineering
6 154 (26.51%) Algorithms
7 153 (26.33%) Big Data
8 147 (25.30%) PhD
9 143 (24.61%) Computer Science
10 136 (23.41%) Degree
11 134 (23.06%) JavaScript
12 122 (21.00%) C++
13 109 (18.76%) C#
14 107 (18.42%) Analytics
14 107 (18.42%) Deep Learning
15 103 (17.73%) Mathematics
16 96 (16.52%) Natural Language Processing
17 95 (16.35%) SQL
18 89 (15.32%) Scala
19 86 (14.80%) Git (software)
20 85 (14.63%) Linux
21 80 (13.77%) NoSQL
22 75 (12.91%) Finance
23 72 (12.39%) TDD
23 72 (12.39%) HTML
24 71 (12.22%) R
25 66 (11.36%) .NET
26 64 (11.02%) Games
27 63 (10.84%) CSS
27 63 (10.84%) AngularJS

Artificial Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 55 (9.47%) Apache Spark
2 25 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (3.10%) nginx
4 13 (2.24%) Apache
5 11 (1.89%) DNN
5 11 (1.89%) SAS
5 11 (1.89%) Tornado
6 8 (1.38%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.69%) GlassFish
7 4 (0.69%) JBoss
7 4 (0.69%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.69%) WildFly
8 3 (0.52%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.17%) CMS
9 1 (0.17%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (3.79%) Photoshop
2 9 (1.55%) MS Office
3 5 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.69%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.34%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.61%) GitHub
2 21 (3.61%) SaaS
3 20 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.72%) IBM Blueworks
5 6 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.86%) CloudFront
6 5 (0.86%) Route 53
7 4 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 4 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.52%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.52%) Office 365
9 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.17%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.13%) Internet
2 5 (0.86%) Network Security
3 4 (0.69%) Skype
3 4 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.52%) Intranet
4 3 (0.52%) LAN
4 3 (0.52%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.34%) HTTP
5 2 (0.34%) iBeacon
5 2 (0.34%) NFC
5 2 (0.34%) Wireless
6 1 (0.17%) DNS
6 1 (0.17%) MQTT
6 1 (0.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (26.33%) Big Data
2 80 (13.77%) NoSQL
3 52 (8.95%) Hadoop
4 48 (8.26%) MongoDB
5 24 (4.13%) Data Mining
5 24 (4.13%) MySQL
6 22 (3.79%) Redis
7 21 (3.61%) SQL Server
8 18 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (2.41%) Neo4j
11 10 (1.72%) Relational Database
12 9 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (1.20%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.20%) Triplestore
14 5 (0.86%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.86%) Text Mining
15 4 (0.69%) Power BI
15 4 (0.69%) QlikView
16 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 86 (14.80%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.75%) Jenkins
3 13 (2.24%) RSpec
4 12 (2.07%) JIRA
4 12 (2.07%) Visual Studio
5 10 (1.72%) Maven
6 6 (1.03%) Mocha
7 5 (0.86%) Subversion
7 5 (0.86%) TestNG
8 4 (0.69%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.69%) Selenium
9 3 (0.52%) VTune
10 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.17%) Babel
11 1 (0.17%) Codeship
11 1 (0.17%) gulp
11 1 (0.17%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.17%) NUnit
11 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.17%) webpack
General
1 75 (12.91%) Finance
2 64 (11.02%) Games
3 31 (5.34%) Banking
4 28 (4.82%) Marketing
5 20 (3.44%) Telecoms
6 19 (3.27%) Retail
7 18 (3.10%) Advertising
8 17 (2.93%) Back Office
9 11 (1.89%) Publishing
10 7 (1.20%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.03%) Electronics
11 6 (1.03%) French Language
12 5 (0.86%) Brand Awareness
12 5 (0.86%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.86%) Legal
12 5 (0.86%) Local Government
13 4 (0.69%) German Language
13 4 (0.69%) Russian Language
14 3 (0.52%) Front Office
14 3 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 254 (43.72%) Developer
2 80 (13.77%) Java Developer
3 72 (12.39%) Software Engineer
4 65 (11.19%) Data Scientist
5 51 (8.78%) Java Engineer
5 51 (8.78%) Software Developer
6 36 (6.20%) JavaScript Developer
7 32 (5.51%) Architect
8 31 (5.34%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 31 (5.34%) Python Developer
9 30 (5.16%) Machine Learning Developer
10 29 (4.99%) .NET Developer
10 29 (4.99%) Senior Data Scientist
11 28 (4.82%) Full Stack Developer
12 27 (4.65%) Senior Developer
13 26 (4.48%) Artificial Intelligence Developer
14 23 (3.96%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 21 (3.61%) Designer
15 21 (3.61%) Machine Learning Scientist
16 20 (3.44%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (16.52%) Natural Language Processing
2 72 (12.39%) HTML
3 66 (11.36%) .NET
4 63 (10.84%) AngularJS
4 63 (10.84%) CSS
5 61 (10.50%) jQuery
6 58 (9.98%) Node.js
7 43 (7.40%) React
8 38 (6.54%) HTML5
8 38 (6.54%) RESTful
9 32 (5.51%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 30 (5.16%) CSS3
11 29 (4.99%) ASP.NET
12 27 (4.65%) Spring
13 26 (4.48%) Backbone.js
13 26 (4.48%) Web Services
14 22 (3.79%) Theano
15 21 (3.61%) Django
16 18 (3.10%) Flask
17 17 (2.93%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 154 (26.51%) Algorithms
2 143 (24.61%) Computer Science
3 56 (9.64%) Robotics
4 40 (6.88%) User Experience
5 34 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (3.79%) Fintech
7 19 (3.27%) Internet of Things
8 18 (3.10%) Smart Home
9 14 (2.41%) N-Tier
10 12 (2.07%) Client/Server
10 12 (2.07%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.89%) Social Media
12 9 (1.55%) 3D Graphics
12 9 (1.55%) Embedded Systems
12 9 (1.55%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (1.20%) CUDA
14 7 (1.20%) Fixed Income
14 7 (1.20%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 85 (14.63%) Linux
2 27 (4.65%) Windows
3 15 (2.58%) Android
4 11 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.38%) Ubuntu
6 7 (1.20%) CentOS
6 7 (1.20%) Unix
6 7 (1.20%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.86%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.52%) Solaris
8 3 (0.52%) Windows 2000
8 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (55.59%) Machine Learning
2 182 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (27.88%) Software Engineering
4 107 (18.42%) Analytics
4 107 (18.42%) Deep Learning
5 103 (17.73%) Mathematics
6 72 (12.39%) TDD
7 60 (10.33%) OO
8 58 (9.98%) Scrum
9 54 (9.29%) Multithreading
10 51 (8.78%) Computer Vision
10 51 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
11 47 (8.09%) Microservices
12 43 (7.40%) DevOps
13 40 (6.88%) Physics
14 39 (6.71%) Visualisation
15 37 (6.37%) Distributed Algorithms
15 37 (6.37%) Reinforcement Learning
16 34 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
17 33 (5.68%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 268 (46.13%) Java
2 237 (40.79%) Python
3 134 (23.06%) JavaScript
4 122 (21.00%) C++
5 109 (18.76%) C#
6 95 (16.35%) SQL
7 89 (15.32%) Scala
8 71 (12.22%) R
9 58 (9.98%) C
10 47 (8.09%) Ruby
11 17 (2.93%) Elixir
12 16 (2.75%) Perl
13 15 (2.58%) VB.NET
14 13 (2.24%) Bash Shell
14 13 (2.24%) MATLAB
15 9 (1.55%) Fortran
16 8 (1.38%) PHP
17 7 (1.20%) Lua
18 6 (1.03%) SPARQL
19 5 (0.86%) Go
Qualifications
1 147 (25.30%) PhD
2 136 (23.41%) Degree
3 9 (1.55%) CISSP
4 8 (1.38%) CEH
5 5 (0.86%) GCIH
5 5 (0.86%) OSCP
6 4 (0.69%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.52%) GCIA
8 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.34%) PMP
9 1 (0.17%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.17%) GSEC
9 1 (0.17%) MCP
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.41%) QA
2 3 (0.52%) GPG13
2 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.52%) SNOMED CT
3 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) GCP
4 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (3.96%) Docker
2 8 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.86%) HDFS
3 5 (0.86%) Snort
4 3 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.17%) KVM
5 1 (0.17%) LXC
5 1 (0.17%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.55%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.03%) Ansible
4 5 (0.86%) Fluentd
4 5 (0.86%) Mesos
4 5 (0.86%) Puppet
4 5 (0.86%) QRadar
5 4 (0.69%) Kibana
5 4 (0.69%) logstash
6 3 (0.52%) CSIRT
6 3 (0.52%) Grafana
6 3 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.17%) SCCM
7 1 (0.17%) Terraform
7 1 (0.17%) WMI
7 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (5.16%) Google
2 27 (4.65%) IBM
3 21 (3.61%) Microsoft
4 12 (2.07%) Oracle
5 10 (1.72%) Pega
5 10 (1.72%) webMethods
6 8 (1.38%) RapidMiner
7 7 (1.20%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.03%) Apple
8 6 (1.03%) Tableau
9 5 (0.86%) Adobe
9 5 (0.86%) AlienVault
9 5 (0.86%) ArcSight
9 5 (0.86%) Facebook
9 5 (0.86%) FireEye
9 5 (0.86%) LogRhythm
9 5 (0.86%) Palo Alto
9 5 (0.86%) Sophos
9 5 (0.86%) Splunk
London
Birch & James Associates
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
RBW Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + stock / bonus / benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + equity
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Share Options + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ruislip, Middlesex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + equity
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £140000 per annum + Bens - Equity
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + equity and bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + share options
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bens - options
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + options
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Arnold Ash Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago