The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Machine Learning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Machine Learning over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Machine Learning
UK
Rank 224 365 628
Rank change year-on-year +141 +263  
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 1235 855 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.47% 0.83% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 0.93% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 994 762 309
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,250 £38,138
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £53,250 £48,750
% change year-on-year -1.40% +9.23%  

Machine Learning 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 74757 91546 92626
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.05% 88.56% 87.03%
Number of salaries quoted 61406 75741 74931
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%  

Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Machine Learning in the UK

Machine Learning
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Machine Learning in the UK

Machine Learning
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Machine Learning over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Machine Learning in the UK

Machine Learning
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Machine Learning within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +135 1176 £65,000 +8.33% 234
London +77 700 £70,000 +12.00% 143
South East +135 174 £53,750 -2.27% 23
East of England +112 140 £60,000 +23.07% 31
City of London +80 116 £67,500 +8.00% 32
Cambridgeshire +76 97 £57,500 +21.05% 27
Cambridge +71 96 £57,500 +21.05% 27
North West -6 77 £50,000 -16.66% 16
Manchester -11 67 £50,000 -16.66% 13
Scotland +80 50 £60,750 +15.71% 5
South West +32 49 £45,000 -14.28% 11
Oxfordshire +10 48 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Surrey +60 40 £62,500 +13.63% 5
Berkshire +60 37 £65,000 +8.33% 5
Oxford +3 37 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Edinburgh - 34 £77,500 - 5
Hampshire +40 24 £45,000 -7.69% 2
Reading +50 20 - - 5
Hertfordshire +19 20 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Yorkshire +29 17 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Southampton +18 15 £45,000 - 1
Bristol +2 15 £37,500 -28.57% 5
West Yorkshire +37 14 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Leeds +30 14 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Egham +14 13 - -
Glasgow - 13 £45,000 -
Dorset - 13 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands +15 12 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Bedfordshire - 12 £100,000 -
Plymouth +5 11 £52,500 +50.00% 1

Machine Learning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Machine Learning 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 Machine Learning.

1 1254 (58.38%) Python
2 825 (38.41%) Big Data
3 735 (34.22%) Analytics
4 721 (33.57%) Java
5 698 (32.50%) Algorithms
6 615 (28.63%) SQL
7 601 (27.98%) Computer Science
8 597 (27.79%) Degree
9 587 (27.33%) R
10 584 (27.19%) PhD
11 582 (27.09%) Mathematics
12 567 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
13 510 (23.74%) Hadoop
14 471 (21.93%) C++
15 466 (21.69%) Apache Spark
16 433 (20.16%) Finance
17 404 (18.81%) Statistics
18 394 (18.34%) Software Engineering
19 362 (16.85%) C#
20 352 (16.39%) Scala
21 331 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
22 314 (14.62%) Artificial Intelligence
23 308 (14.34%) JavaScript
24 289 (13.45%) Visualisation
25 288 (13.41%) NoSQL
26 277 (12.90%) Physics
27 254 (11.82%) Data Mining
28 249 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
29 226 (10.52%) TDD
30 218 (10.15%) .NET

Machine Learning
Top Related 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
1 466 (21.69%) Apache Spark
2 168 (7.82%) SAS
3 117 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
4 113 (5.26%) Apache
5 65 (3.03%) Apache Pig
6 47 (2.19%) Apache Solr
7 31 (1.44%) Tomcat
8 18 (0.84%) Tornado
9 17 (0.79%) CMS
10 16 (0.74%) SharePoint
11 11 (0.51%) DNN
12 10 (0.47%) Confluence
13 7 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
13 7 (0.33%) Drupal
13 7 (0.33%) JBoss
13 7 (0.33%) Luigi
14 4 (0.19%) IIS
14 4 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.19%) WordPress
15 3 (0.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 81 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 46 (2.14%) SPSS
3 21 (0.98%) Stata
4 14 (0.65%) MS Office
5 13 (0.61%) GNU Octave
6 11 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.37%) EViews
8 6 (0.28%) SPSS Modeler
8 6 (0.28%) Weka
9 4 (0.19%) Gephi
9 4 (0.19%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.093%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.093%) MS Project
11 1 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.047%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.37%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.14%) CaseMap
3 3 (0.14%) Relativity
4 1 (0.047%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.047%) Oracle AML
4 1 (0.047%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.047%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.047%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 249 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
2 149 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (3.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 69 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
5 53 (2.47%) SaaS
6 42 (1.96%) GitHub
7 36 (1.68%) Azure Machine Learning
8 30 (1.40%) Amazon EMR
9 19 (0.88%) PaaS
10 16 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (0.65%) Amazon S3
12 13 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 9 (0.42%) IaaS
15 8 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
16 7 (0.33%) Data Lake Analytics
17 6 (0.28%) CloudFront
17 6 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 5 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
18 5 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.00%) Internet
2 12 (0.56%) HTTP
3 6 (0.28%) Network Security
4 4 (0.19%) AMQP
4 4 (0.19%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.14%) MVNO
6 2 (0.093%) Firewall
6 2 (0.093%) iBeacon
6 2 (0.093%) NFC
7 1 (0.047%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.047%) Broadband
7 1 (0.047%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.047%) Intranet
7 1 (0.047%) IPsec
7 1 (0.047%) MQTT
7 1 (0.047%) PPP
7 1 (0.047%) Wireless
7 1 (0.047%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 825 (38.41%) Big Data
2 510 (23.74%) Hadoop
3 288 (13.41%) NoSQL
4 254 (11.82%) Data Mining
5 198 (9.22%) MongoDB
6 158 (7.36%) SQL Server
7 138 (6.42%) Relational Database
8 125 (5.82%) Apache Hive
9 119 (5.54%) Data Warehouse
10 101 (4.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 91 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
12 89 (4.14%) MySQL
13 71 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 62 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 56 (2.61%) RDBMS
16 53 (2.47%) QlikView
17 51 (2.37%) Neo4j
17 51 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 50 (2.33%) Redis
19 49 (2.28%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 192 (8.94%) Git (software)
2 42 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 29 (1.35%) Subversion
4 26 (1.21%) Maven
5 23 (1.07%) NUnit
6 21 (0.98%) Gradle
7 18 (0.84%) JIRA
8 16 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (0.70%) Selenium
10 14 (0.65%) gulp
10 14 (0.65%) JUnit
10 14 (0.65%) TeamCity
10 14 (0.65%) Vagrant
11 13 (0.61%) Ant
11 13 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (0.56%) Visual Studio
13 11 (0.51%) CMake
14 9 (0.42%) Karma Test Runner
15 8 (0.37%) Grunt
15 8 (0.37%) Mockito
General
1 433 (20.16%) Finance
2 156 (7.26%) Marketing
3 82 (3.82%) Games
4 78 (3.63%) Telecoms
5 77 (3.58%) Banking
6 72 (3.35%) Retail
7 64 (2.98%) Advertising
8 46 (2.14%) Electronics
9 37 (1.72%) Manufacturing
10 29 (1.35%) Automotive
11 27 (1.26%) Publishing
12 24 (1.12%) Financial Institution
13 23 (1.07%) Legal
14 19 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.61%) Law
16 11 (0.51%) Back Office
17 9 (0.42%) Military
18 7 (0.33%) Billing
18 7 (0.33%) Front Office
18 7 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 663 (30.87%) Developer
2 614 (28.58%) Data Scientist
3 176 (8.19%) Java Developer
4 171 (7.96%) Software Engineer
5 168 (7.82%) Senior Developer
6 159 (7.40%) Senior Data Scientist
7 117 (5.45%) Python Developer
8 110 (5.12%) Architect
9 109 (5.07%) Software Developer
10 107 (4.98%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 96 (4.47%) Data Engineer
11 96 (4.47%) Machine Learning Developer
12 88 (4.10%) .NET Developer
13 86 (4.00%) C# Developer
14 78 (3.63%) Machine Learning Scientist
15 72 (3.35%) Analyst
15 72 (3.35%) C++ Developer
16 67 (3.12%) Consultant
16 67 (3.12%) Lead Developer
17 60 (2.79%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (10.15%) .NET
2 192 (8.94%) Natural Language Processing
3 163 (7.59%) AngularJS
4 143 (6.66%) Node.js
5 126 (5.87%) HTML
6 117 (5.45%) RESTful
7 113 (5.26%) Web Services
8 110 (5.12%) CSS
9 92 (4.28%) React
10 86 (4.00%) REST
11 82 (3.82%) Spring
12 81 (3.77%) ASP.NET
13 75 (3.49%) Flask
14 74 (3.45%) Django
15 68 (3.17%) NumPy
16 67 (3.12%) Pandas
17 64 (2.98%) scikit-learn
18 57 (2.65%) HTML5
19 53 (2.47%) Kafka
20 51 (2.37%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 698 (32.50%) Algorithms
2 601 (27.98%) Computer Science
3 331 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
4 85 (3.96%) User Experience
5 75 (3.49%) Fintech
6 67 (3.12%) Robotics
7 66 (3.07%) Mobile App
8 62 (2.89%) Data Structures
9 40 (1.86%) Social Media
10 32 (1.49%) Augmented Reality
11 31 (1.44%) Management Information System
12 30 (1.40%) Hedge funds
13 29 (1.35%) CUDA
14 28 (1.30%) Client/Server
14 28 (1.30%) Internet of Things
15 27 (1.26%) Credit Risk
16 25 (1.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 25 (1.16%) Virtual Team
17 23 (1.07%) Xbox
18 18 (0.84%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 206 (9.59%) Linux
2 55 (2.56%) Windows
3 48 (2.23%) Unix
4 26 (1.21%) Android
5 21 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.093%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.093%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.047%) CentOS
7 1 (0.047%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.047%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.047%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.047%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 735 (34.22%) Analytics
2 582 (27.09%) Mathematics
3 567 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
4 404 (18.81%) Statistics
5 394 (18.34%) Software Engineering
6 314 (14.62%) Artificial Intelligence
7 289 (13.45%) Visualisation
8 277 (12.90%) Physics
9 226 (10.52%) TDD
10 214 (9.96%) Deep Learning
11 201 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
12 196 (9.12%) Data Analytics
13 181 (8.43%) Data Visualisation
14 175 (8.15%) DevOps
15 172 (8.01%) OO
16 170 (7.91%) Data Analysis
17 167 (7.77%) Open Source
18 161 (7.50%) Scrum
19 150 (6.98%) Predictive Analytics
20 147 (6.84%) Computer Vision
Programming Languages
1 1254 (58.38%) Python
2 721 (33.57%) Java
3 615 (28.63%) SQL
4 587 (27.33%) R
5 471 (21.93%) C++
6 362 (16.85%) C#
7 352 (16.39%) Scala
8 308 (14.34%) JavaScript
9 201 (9.36%) MATLAB
10 174 (8.10%) C
11 99 (4.61%) Ruby
12 51 (2.37%) PHP
13 50 (2.33%) Bash Shell
14 36 (1.68%) Perl
15 34 (1.58%) Clojure
16 28 (1.30%) T-SQL
17 27 (1.26%) Go
17 27 (1.26%) VBA
18 24 (1.12%) Groovy
19 20 (0.93%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 597 (27.79%) Degree
2 584 (27.19%) PhD
3 22 (1.02%) Security Cleared
4 14 (0.65%) Postgraduate
5 8 (0.37%) CISSP
5 8 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.33%) BC Cleared
7 6 (0.28%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.28%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.23%) CEH
8 5 (0.23%) GCIH
8 5 (0.23%) OSCP
9 4 (0.19%) MCP
9 4 (0.19%) PMP
10 3 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.093%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.093%) SAS Certification
12 1 (0.047%) CISA
12 1 (0.047%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.047%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (2.70%) QA
2 30 (1.40%) Data Quality
3 20 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 18 (0.84%) ISO 14001
5 17 (0.79%) GCP
6 12 (0.56%) SLA
7 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.14%) GPG13
8 3 (0.14%) PMO
9 2 (0.093%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.047%) ISO13485
10 1 (0.047%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 100 (4.66%) Docker
2 21 (0.98%) HDFS
3 19 (0.88%) Firmware
4 9 (0.42%) Snort
5 7 (0.33%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.33%) VirtualBox
6 6 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (0.23%) Xen
8 2 (0.093%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.093%) KVM
9 1 (0.047%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.047%) Gluster
9 1 (0.047%) iptables
9 1 (0.047%) LXC
9 1 (0.047%) NFS
9 1 (0.047%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 1 (0.047%) zsh
Systems Management
1 33 (1.54%) Ansible
1 33 (1.54%) Kubernetes
2 32 (1.49%) Puppet
3 25 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (0.74%) Ambari
5 15 (0.70%) Mesos
6 13 (0.61%) Kibana
7 12 (0.56%) logstash
8 7 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (0.33%) Oozie
8 7 (0.33%) Terraform
9 6 (0.28%) Salt
10 5 (0.23%) Fluentd
10 5 (0.23%) QRadar
11 4 (0.19%) Capistrano
11 4 (0.19%) Grafana
11 4 (0.19%) Packer
11 4 (0.19%) Pingdom
12 3 (0.14%) CSIRT
12 3 (0.14%) StatsD
Vendors
1 138 (6.42%) Google
2 117 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 114 (5.31%) Tableau
4 82 (3.82%) Oracle
5 56 (2.61%) SAP
6 39 (1.82%) IBM
7 22 (1.02%) Twitter
8 20 (0.93%) Facebook
9 18 (0.84%) Cloudera
10 17 (0.79%) Hortonworks
11 16 (0.74%) Intel
12 15 (0.70%) Splunk
13 14 (0.65%) Teradata
14 13 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (0.56%) RapidMiner
16 10 (0.47%) MicroStrategy
17 9 (0.42%) Apple
18 8 (0.37%) MEDITECH
18 8 (0.37%) Sun
19 7 (0.33%) Alteryx
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum Salary DOE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + options
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dursley, Gloucestershire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Stock Options + More
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £130,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent with comprehensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago