Generative Artificial Intelligence (Gen AI)
UK

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Generative AI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Generative AI over the 6 months to 19 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
19 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 579 992 -
Rank change year-on-year +413 - -
Permanent jobs citing Generative AI 349 6 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.006% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.006% -
Number of salaries quoted 116 4 0
10th Percentile £51,250 £50,000 -
25th Percentile £60,313 £61,250 -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £78,250 £82,500 -
Median % change year-on-year -5.15% - -
75th Percentile £93,750 £98,750 -
90th Percentile £110,625 £105,500 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £82,500 -
% change year-on-year -15.15% - -

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

Generative AI 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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 83,814 101,905 146,218
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 86.22% 95.67% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 59,590 59,680 83,719
10th Percentile £29,000 £34,000 £33,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £61,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.57% +2.50% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £54,882 £52,500
% change year-on-year -8.90% +4.54% +9.38%

Generative AI
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Generative AI as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Generative AI in the UK

Generative AI
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Generative AI.

Salary trend for Generative AI in the UK

Generative AI
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Generative AI over the 6 months to 19 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Generative AI in the UK

Generative AI
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Generative AI within the UK over the 6 months to 19 April 2024. 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
Jobs
England +431 322 £79,726 -3.36% 158
London +310 163 £80,000 +10.34% 88
UK excluding London +181 163 £70,000 -15.15% 81
Work from Home +187 88 £75,000 -16.67% 74
South East +76 74 £55,000 - 28
North of England - 59 £72,500 - 29
North West - 55 £72,500 - 17
Scotland - 19 £60,000 - 9
South West +1 9 £70,000 -15.15% 7
Yorkshire - 3 £92,778 - 8
East Midlands - 2 £40,000 - 2
Midlands - 2 £40,000 - 6
North East - 1 £72,500 - 4

Generative AI
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.01%) Apache Spark
2 7 (2.01%) Microsoft Exchange
3 5 (1.43%) WordPress
4 4 (1.15%) Confluence
4 4 (1.15%) Drupal
5 2 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 3 (0.86%) FrameMaker
2 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.29%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.29%) Trello
Business Applications
1 5 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.57%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 176 (50.43%) Azure
2 127 (36.39%) Serverless
3 114 (32.66%) Azure DevOps
3 114 (32.66%) Azure Functions
3 114 (32.66%) Azure Logic Apps
3 114 (32.66%) Azure Service Bus
4 109 (31.23%) Azure API Management
4 109 (31.23%) IBM Cloud
5 56 (16.05%) AWS
6 53 (15.19%) GCP
7 34 (9.74%) Power Platform
8 22 (6.30%) PowerApps
9 14 (4.01%) Azure Machine Learning
9 14 (4.01%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (4.01%) Microsoft 365
10 10 (2.87%) Amazon SageMaker
10 10 (2.87%) ChatGPT
11 9 (2.58%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (2.29%) Azure Data Factory
12 8 (2.29%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.01%) Intranet
2 6 (1.72%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (32.38%) NoSQL
2 111 (31.81%) MongoDB
2 111 (31.81%) PostgreSQL
3 109 (31.23%) DB2
3 109 (31.23%) Relational Database
4 28 (8.02%) Tableau
5 19 (5.44%) Power BI
6 12 (3.44%) Big Data
6 12 (3.44%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.01%) Data Mining
8 7 (2.01%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.72%) Text Mining
10 4 (1.15%) DTS
11 3 (0.86%) Data Lake
12 2 (0.57%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.57%) SQL Server
13 1 (0.29%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 36 (10.32%) Git
2 11 (3.15%) JIRA
3 5 (1.43%) Visual Studio Code
4 2 (0.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.57%) JUnit
4 2 (0.57%) MLflow
4 2 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.29%) Browser DevTools
5 1 (0.29%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.29%) webpack
General
1 125 (35.82%) Public Sector
2 116 (33.24%) Social Skills
3 44 (12.61%) Finance
4 26 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (6.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 20 (5.73%) Legal
7 15 (4.30%) Banking
8 8 (2.29%) Automotive
8 8 (2.29%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.29%) Marketing
8 8 (2.29%) Presentation Skills
9 7 (2.01%) Law
9 7 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.15%) Games
10 4 (1.15%) Influencing Skills
11 3 (0.86%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.57%) Advertising
12 2 (0.57%) Organisational Skills
12 2 (0.57%) Retail
13 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 130 (37.25%) Developer
2 116 (33.24%) Full Stack Developer
3 109 (31.23%) Azure Developer
4 86 (24.64%) Senior
5 53 (15.19%) Data Scientist
6 43 (12.32%) Architect
7 42 (12.03%) Senior Data Scientist
8 30 (8.60%) Lead
9 28 (8.02%) Solutions Architect
10 19 (5.44%) Senior Architect
11 18 (5.16%) Data Engineer
12 15 (4.30%) Principal Architect
12 15 (4.30%) Principal Solutions Architect
12 15 (4.30%) Senior Solutions Architect
13 14 (4.01%) Artificial Intelligence Engineer
14 13 (3.72%) Lead Data Scientist
15 11 (3.15%) Python Engineer
16 9 (2.58%) Backend Developer
16 9 (2.58%) Senior Manager
17 8 (2.29%) Audit Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (37.25%) React
2 125 (35.82%) .NET
3 117 (33.52%) AngularJS
3 117 (33.52%) REST
4 114 (32.66%) Vue
5 113 (32.38%) CSS
6 112 (32.09%) HTML
7 111 (31.81%) Web Services
8 110 (31.52%) Node.js
9 109 (31.23%) ASP.NET
9 109 (31.23%) ASP.NET Core
9 109 (31.23%) Backbone.js
9 109 (31.23%) Ember.js
9 109 (31.23%) jQuery
9 109 (31.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 54 (15.47%) TensorFlow
11 35 (10.03%) scikit-learn
12 34 (9.74%) PyTorch
13 28 (8.02%) Pandas
14 24 (6.88%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 162 (46.42%) Algorithms
2 130 (37.25%) Data Structures
3 109 (31.23%) Blockchain
3 109 (31.23%) Hybrid Cloud
4 12 (3.44%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (3.15%) Product Ownership
6 8 (2.29%) IoT
7 7 (2.01%) Analytical Mindset
7 7 (2.01%) Biopharmaceutical
8 6 (1.72%) Distributed Systems
8 6 (1.72%) Social Media
8 6 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.43%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.43%) Marketing Technology
10 3 (0.86%) Blog
10 3 (0.86%) Hackathon
10 3 (0.86%) Onboarding
11 2 (0.57%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.57%) Social Network
11 2 (0.57%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 115 (32.95%) Linux
2 112 (32.09%) Apple iOS
3 111 (31.81%) Android
4 110 (31.52%) Windows
5 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (94.84%) Artificial Intelligence
2 135 (38.68%) Machine Learning
3 133 (38.11%) DevOps
4 127 (36.39%) Full Stack Development
5 126 (36.10%) User Experience
6 114 (32.66%) OO
6 114 (32.66%) Web Development
7 110 (31.52%) Design Patterns
7 110 (31.52%) MVC
7 110 (31.52%) OOP
8 109 (31.23%) API Management
8 109 (31.23%) Co-Creation
8 109 (31.23%) Design Thinking
8 109 (31.23%) MVVM
8 109 (31.23%) Responsive Web Design
8 109 (31.23%) SOLID
9 92 (26.36%) Data Science
10 78 (22.35%) Natural Language Processing
11 71 (20.34%) LLM
12 66 (18.91%) Agile
Programming Languages
1 221 (63.32%) Python
2 177 (50.72%) SQL
3 140 (40.11%) Java
4 135 (38.68%) JavaScript
5 110 (31.52%) C#
6 9 (2.58%) Clojure
6 9 (2.58%) F#
6 9 (2.58%) Haskell
6 9 (2.58%) Scala
6 9 (2.58%) TypeScript
7 8 (2.29%) Go
7 8 (2.29%) R
8 6 (1.72%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.86%) C++
10 2 (0.57%) C
10 2 (0.57%) Rust
11 1 (0.29%) Bash
11 1 (0.29%) PHP
11 1 (0.29%) Swift
Qualifications
1 130 (37.25%) Degree
2 38 (10.89%) Master's Degree
3 22 (6.30%) PhD
4 20 (5.73%) DBS Check
5 19 (5.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (4.58%) Security Cleared
7 14 (4.01%) Azure Certification
8 13 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (3.15%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.57%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.29%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.29%) MCP
11 1 (0.29%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.58%) QA
2 6 (1.72%) Accessibility
3 3 (0.86%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.57%) GRC
4 2 (0.57%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 7 (2.01%) Docker
2 2 (0.57%) IAG
3 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (4.30%) Kubernetes
2 10 (2.87%) Terraform
3 2 (0.57%) Kubeflow
3 2 (0.57%) RSA Archer
3 2 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.29%) Kibana
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 109 (31.23%) IBM
1 109 (31.23%) Red Hat
2 40 (11.46%) Databricks
3 24 (6.88%) Google
4 22 (6.30%) Microsoft
5 21 (6.02%) OpenAI
6 19 (5.44%) Dell
7 10 (2.87%) Dataiku
8 6 (1.72%) Alteryx
8 6 (1.72%) Salesforce
9 4 (1.15%) Confluent
10 2 (0.57%) SAP
10 2 (0.57%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.57%) TikTok
10 2 (0.57%) Workday
10 2 (0.57%) YouTube
11 1 (0.29%) Adobe
11 1 (0.29%) Apple
11 1 (0.29%) New Relic
11 1 (0.29%) Tealium