Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Deep Learning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Deep Learning over the 6 months to 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Deep Learning
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 652 987 1250
Rank change year-on-year +335 +263 +34
Permanent jobs citing Deep Learning 584 205 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.12% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.13% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 475 170 30
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57% +64.71%
10th Percentile £37,500 £50,000 £36,877
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £125,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £70,000 £48,700
% change year-on-year -21.43% +43.74% -

Deep Learning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 156,545 158,569 182,883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.85% 89.52% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 126,056 131,073 151,592
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Deep Learning
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Deep Learning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Deep Learning in the UK

Deep Learning
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Deep Learning in the UK

Deep Learning
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Deep Learning over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Deep Learning in the UK

Deep Learning
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Deep Learning within the UK over the 6 months to 24 January 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
England +319 561 £65,000 -3.70% 90
London +170 341 £70,000 +7.69% 64
UK excluding London +184 241 £55,000 -21.43% 29
East of England +50 75 £57,500 -23.33% 12
South East +73 64 £70,000 +16.67% 10
South West +61 61 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Scotland -15 21 £32,000 +48.84% 3
North of England -1 16 £45,000 -65.38% 1
North West +12 12 £60,000 -53.85% 1
West Midlands - 4 £72,500 - 2
Midlands - 4 £72,500 - 2
Yorkshire +35 2 £30,000 -
North East -24 2 £36,250 -

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT jobs citing Deep Learning 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 with a requirement for Deep Learning.

1 514 (88.01%) Machine Learning
2 447 (76.54%) Python
3 289 (49.49%) PhD
4 246 (42.12%) Algorithms
5 240 (41.10%) Java
6 229 (39.21%) C++
7 225 (38.53%) Artificial Intelligence
8 222 (38.01%) Big Data
9 209 (35.79%) Neural Network
10 199 (34.08%) Mathematics
11 198 (33.90%) Natural Language Processing
12 191 (32.71%) Computer Science
13 174 (29.79%) TensorFlow
14 170 (29.11%) R
15 160 (27.40%) Analytics
16 158 (27.05%) Statistics
17 144 (24.66%) Software Engineering
18 143 (24.49%) SQL
19 133 (22.77%) Computer Vision
20 126 (21.58%) Apache Spark
21 120 (20.55%) Degree
22 119 (20.38%) Physics
23 107 (18.32%) Hadoop
24 99 (16.95%) Bayesian Methods
25 96 (16.44%) Scala
26 95 (16.27%) MATLAB
27 89 (15.24%) Linux
28 88 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
29 85 (14.55%) C#
30 75 (12.84%) Data Mining

Deep Learning
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
1 126 (21.58%) Apache Spark
2 26 (4.45%) SAS
3 19 (3.25%) DNN
4 17 (2.91%) Apache
5 14 (2.40%) Apache Pig
6 6 (1.03%) GeoServer
7 3 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (1.71%) SPSS
2 7 (1.20%) Weka
3 6 (1.03%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.17%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.17%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 48 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (4.45%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (2.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.03%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (1.03%) SaaS
6 4 (0.68%) Azure Machine Learning
7 3 (0.51%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 2 (0.34%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.17%) Office 365
9 1 (0.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.71%) Network Security
2 8 (1.37%) Internet
3 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (38.01%) Big Data
2 107 (18.32%) Hadoop
3 75 (12.84%) Data Mining
4 53 (9.08%) NoSQL
5 49 (8.39%) Apache Hive
6 30 (5.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 27 (4.62%) MongoDB
8 22 (3.77%) Relational Database
9 21 (3.60%) HBase
10 20 (3.42%) Text Mining
11 13 (2.23%) RDBMS
12 12 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (1.88%) Amazon Redshift
13 11 (1.88%) Data Lake
14 10 (1.71%) Neo4j
15 8 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (1.37%) SQL Server
16 7 (1.20%) SAS EBI
17 6 (1.03%) CouchDB
17 6 (1.03%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 70 (11.99%) Git (software)
2 13 (2.23%) JUnit
3 8 (1.37%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.68%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.51%) Subversion
6 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 58 (9.93%) Finance
2 28 (4.79%) Marketing
3 27 (4.62%) Games
4 25 (4.28%) Banking
5 22 (3.77%) Publishing
6 20 (3.42%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.74%) Retail
8 12 (2.05%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.71%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (1.71%) Retail Banking
10 9 (1.54%) Automotive
11 7 (1.20%) Advertising
11 7 (1.20%) Legal
12 6 (1.03%) Electronics
13 4 (0.68%) Law
14 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.17%) Front Office
15 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 130 (22.26%) Data Scientist
2 107 (18.32%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 83 (14.21%) Developer
4 72 (12.33%) Software Engineer
5 57 (9.76%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 49 (8.39%) Machine Learning Researcher
7 29 (4.97%) Data Engineer
8 28 (4.79%) Software Developer
9 26 (4.45%) Architect
10 23 (3.94%) Computer Engineer
10 23 (3.94%) Computer Vision Engineer
10 23 (3.94%) Machine Learning Developer
11 20 (3.42%) C++ Developer
11 20 (3.42%) Research Scientist
12 18 (3.08%) Senior Data Scientist
13 17 (2.91%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 17 (2.91%) Research Engineer
14 15 (2.57%) C++ Software Developer
15 13 (2.23%) Big Data Engineer
15 13 (2.23%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (33.90%) Natural Language Processing
2 174 (29.79%) TensorFlow
3 55 (9.42%) OpenCV
4 51 (8.73%) Theano
5 33 (5.65%) Keras
6 30 (5.14%) NumPy
7 24 (4.11%) Web Services
8 23 (3.94%) scikit-learn
9 21 (3.60%) .NET
10 19 (3.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 19 (3.25%) Torch
11 18 (3.08%) Kafka
11 18 (3.08%) REST
12 17 (2.91%) .NET Framework
13 16 (2.74%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 15 (2.57%) CSS
14 15 (2.57%) HTML
14 15 (2.57%) Pandas
15 11 (1.88%) SciPy
16 10 (1.71%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 246 (42.12%) Algorithms
2 191 (32.71%) Computer Science
3 55 (9.42%) Robotics
4 36 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (4.62%) CUDA
6 25 (4.28%) Greenfield Project
7 24 (4.11%) Fintech
8 18 (3.08%) Clustering
9 16 (2.74%) Public Cloud
10 15 (2.57%) Data Centre
10 15 (2.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 15 (2.57%) Hybrid Cloud
10 15 (2.57%) Mobile App
11 13 (2.23%) Data Structures
11 13 (2.23%) User Experience
12 11 (1.88%) Social Media
13 9 (1.54%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.37%) Augmented Reality
15 6 (1.03%) 3D Graphics
15 6 (1.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 89 (15.24%) Linux
2 30 (5.14%) Windows
3 16 (2.74%) Robot Operating System
4 6 (1.03%) Unix
5 5 (0.86%) Android
5 5 (0.86%) CentOS
6 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.17%) Debian
6 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (88.01%) Machine Learning
2 225 (38.53%) Artificial Intelligence
3 209 (35.79%) Neural Network
4 199 (34.08%) Mathematics
5 160 (27.40%) Analytics
6 158 (27.05%) Statistics
7 144 (24.66%) Software Engineering
8 133 (22.77%) Computer Vision
9 119 (20.38%) Physics
10 99 (16.95%) Bayesian Methods
11 88 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
12 68 (11.64%) Image Processing
12 68 (11.64%) Probabilistic Modelling
13 63 (10.79%) Reinforcement Learning
14 59 (10.10%) Data Analysis
15 47 (8.05%) Economics
15 47 (8.05%) Visualisation
16 44 (7.53%) Signal Processing
17 41 (7.02%) Data Analytics
18 37 (6.34%) Distributed Algorithms
Programming Languages
1 447 (76.54%) Python
2 240 (41.10%) Java
3 229 (39.21%) C++
4 170 (29.11%) R
5 143 (24.49%) SQL
6 96 (16.44%) Scala
7 95 (16.27%) MATLAB
8 85 (14.55%) C#
9 57 (9.76%) C
10 54 (9.25%) Julia
11 33 (5.65%) JavaScript
12 17 (2.91%) Perl
13 12 (2.05%) Go
14 10 (1.71%) PHP
15 4 (0.68%) Lua
15 4 (0.68%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.51%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.34%) Ruby
17 2 (0.34%) XPath
18 1 (0.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 289 (49.49%) PhD
2 120 (20.55%) Degree
3 22 (3.77%) Numerate Degree
4 20 (3.42%) Master's Degree
5 13 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (1.88%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.20%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.51%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.34%) PMP
11 1 (0.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.05%) QA
2 10 (1.71%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.51%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.34%) GDPR
5 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.17%) EMIR
5 1 (0.17%) FATCA
5 1 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (2.05%) Docker
2 7 (1.20%) HDFS
3 4 (0.68%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
1 4 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (6.68%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.14%) Google
3 18 (3.08%) NVIDIA
4 12 (2.05%) IBM
5 7 (1.20%) Twitter
6 6 (1.03%) Tableau
7 4 (0.68%) Apple
7 4 (0.68%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.68%) Cloudera
7 4 (0.68%) Hortonworks
8 2 (0.34%) SAP
9 1 (0.17%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.17%) Capita
9 1 (0.17%) Cognos
9 1 (0.17%) ESRI
9 1 (0.17%) Facebook
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle
9 1 (0.17%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.17%) Splunk
9 1 (0.17%) Teradata