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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Machine Learning
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 302 562
Rank change year-on-year +105 +260  
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 1550 1034 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.74% 1.05% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.18% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1277 886 397
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 79998 87554 96376
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.92% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 64425 73206 78779
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 £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +93 1461 £62,500 +4.16% 239
London +48 842 £67,500 +5.88% 146
East of England +128 228 £48,750 +2.63% 33
Cambridgeshire +67 183 £60,000 +33.33% 27
Cambridge +64 182 £60,000 -8.39% 27
North West +62 149 £52,500 +31.25% 17
South East +67 133 £57,500 +9.52% 14
City of London +70 129 £65,000 +8.33% 29
Manchester +47 127 £54,500 +36.25% 12
Scotland +41 65 £50,000 - 10
Oxfordshire +2 41 £68,500 +48.10% 7
Oxford -1 39 £68,500 +24.54% 5
South West -26 38 £53,750 -0.46% 13
West Midlands +28 37 £40,000 -20.00% 11
Glasgow +9 32 £50,000 - 4
Surrey +49 30 £65,000 -7.14% 2
Edinburgh - 29 £60,000 - 4
East Midlands +31 25 £42,500 -2.85% 2
Berkshire +28 23 £55,000 +15.78%
Bristol -14 23 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Warwickshire +16 22 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Hertfordshire +3 22 £32,500 -45.83% 1
Cheshire -10 20 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Reading +31 19 £62,500 +56.25%
Hampshire +18 17 £41,250 +3.12% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 14 £40,000 +77.77% 2
Westminster +3 14 £90,000 +9.09%
Coventry +4 13 £40,000 +77.77%
Warrington -3 12 £37,500 -16.66%
Borehamwood - 12 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1670 (59.79%) Python
2 1018 (36.45%) Java
3 1006 (36.02%) Big Data
4 908 (32.51%) Analytics
5 798 (28.57%) SQL
6 773 (27.68%) Algorithms
7 755 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
8 720 (25.78%) R
9 706 (25.28%) PhD
10 687 (24.60%) Degree
11 670 (23.99%) Mathematics
12 638 (22.84%) Computer Science
13 629 (22.52%) C++
14 615 (22.02%) Finance
15 599 (21.45%) Hadoop
16 545 (19.51%) Apache Spark
17 515 (18.44%) Artificial Intelligence
18 501 (17.94%) Software Engineering
19 462 (16.54%) Statistics
20 444 (15.90%) Scala
21 401 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
22 392 (14.04%) Visualisation
23 377 (13.50%) C#
24 368 (13.18%) Amazon AWS
25 359 (12.85%) Physics
25 359 (12.85%) Natural Language Processing
26 348 (12.46%) Business Intelligence
27 346 (12.39%) JavaScript
28 334 (11.96%) NoSQL
29 297 (10.63%) Linux

Machine 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
1 545 (19.51%) Apache Spark
2 202 (7.23%) SAS
3 142 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
4 123 (4.40%) Apache
5 75 (2.69%) Apache Solr
6 62 (2.22%) Apache Pig
7 31 (1.11%) Tomcat
8 26 (0.93%) Tornado
9 16 (0.57%) CMS
10 13 (0.47%) WebSphere
11 12 (0.43%) Apache Airflow
11 12 (0.43%) DNN
12 9 (0.32%) Confluence
12 9 (0.32%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.29%) Ethereum
13 8 (0.29%) nginx
13 8 (0.29%) SharePoint
14 7 (0.25%) Jetty
14 7 (0.25%) Jupyter
14 7 (0.25%) Luigi
Applications
1 65 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (2.01%) SPSS
3 28 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
4 24 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.25%) Chatbot
6 6 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.21%) Weka
7 4 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.14%) SPSS Modeler
7 4 (0.14%) Stata
8 3 (0.11%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.072%) EViews
9 2 (0.072%) Gephi
10 1 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.036%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.036%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 90 (3.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.29%) Revive Adserver
3 4 (0.14%) CaseMap
3 4 (0.14%) Relativity
3 4 (0.14%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 3 (0.11%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.072%) FastStats
6 1 (0.036%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.036%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.036%) Oracle AML
6 1 (0.036%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.036%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 368 (13.18%) Amazon AWS
2 259 (9.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 133 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 94 (3.37%) Azure Machine Learning
5 62 (2.22%) SaaS
6 46 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
7 39 (1.40%) GitHub
8 38 (1.36%) Amazon EMR
9 33 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
10 22 (0.79%) Amazon S3
10 22 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
11 17 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
12 16 (0.57%) PaaS
13 15 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
14 14 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 13 (0.47%) Google Analytics
16 12 (0.43%) IaaS
17 11 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
18 10 (0.36%) CloudFront
18 10 (0.36%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.29%) Internet
2 14 (0.50%) Firewall
2 14 (0.50%) HTTP
3 13 (0.47%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.36%) Ethernet
4 10 (0.36%) InfiniBand
4 10 (0.36%) Network Security
5 8 (0.29%) OpenVPN
6 4 (0.14%) DNS
7 3 (0.11%) Broadband
7 3 (0.11%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.11%) SMS
7 3 (0.11%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.072%) 802.11
8 2 (0.072%) DHCP
8 2 (0.072%) iBeacon
8 2 (0.072%) LTE
8 2 (0.072%) NFC
8 2 (0.072%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.072%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1006 (36.02%) Big Data
2 599 (21.45%) Hadoop
3 334 (11.96%) NoSQL
4 271 (9.70%) Data Mining
5 229 (8.20%) SQL Server
6 218 (7.81%) MongoDB
7 190 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
8 173 (6.19%) Apache Hive
9 172 (6.16%) Relational Database
10 135 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
11 115 (4.12%) Apache Cassandra
12 104 (3.72%) QlikView
13 98 (3.51%) MySQL
14 94 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 91 (3.26%) Power BI
16 90 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 70 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 66 (2.36%) RDBMS
19 64 (2.29%) Redis
19 64 (2.29%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 236 (8.45%) Git (software)
2 65 (2.33%) JIRA
3 49 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 46 (1.65%) Selenium
5 33 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (0.86%) TeamCity
7 23 (0.82%) Gradle
7 23 (0.82%) Maven
8 22 (0.79%) Subversion
9 21 (0.75%) Cucumber
10 20 (0.72%) Visual Studio
11 19 (0.68%) JUnit
12 18 (0.64%) SpecFlow
13 13 (0.47%) LabVIEW
13 13 (0.47%) Mocha
13 13 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
14 12 (0.43%) Ant
14 12 (0.43%) gulp
14 12 (0.43%) Vagrant
15 11 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 615 (22.02%) Finance
2 253 (9.06%) Marketing
3 159 (5.69%) Telecoms
4 124 (4.44%) Electronics
5 118 (4.22%) Retail
6 107 (3.83%) Games
7 106 (3.80%) Manufacturing
8 97 (3.47%) Banking
9 50 (1.79%) Advertising
10 39 (1.40%) Financial Institution
11 36 (1.29%) Publishing
12 27 (0.97%) Automotive
13 21 (0.75%) Legal
14 20 (0.72%) Investment Banking
14 20 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
15 18 (0.64%) Law
16 11 (0.39%) French Language
16 11 (0.39%) Italian Language
16 11 (0.39%) Retail Banking
17 10 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 751 (26.89%) Developer
2 710 (25.42%) Data Scientist
3 211 (7.55%) Software Engineer
4 181 (6.48%) Senior Data Scientist
5 172 (6.16%) Java Developer
5 172 (6.16%) Python Developer
6 161 (5.76%) Architect
7 155 (5.55%) Senior Developer
8 150 (5.37%) Software Developer
9 143 (5.12%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 130 (4.65%) Machine Learning Developer
11 113 (4.05%) Analyst
12 108 (3.87%) Consultant
13 104 (3.72%) Data Engineer
14 96 (3.44%) Graduate
15 94 (3.37%) Machine Learning Scientist
16 75 (2.69%) DevOps Engineer
17 65 (2.33%) Full Stack Developer
17 65 (2.33%) Java Engineer
18 61 (2.18%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 359 (12.85%) Natural Language Processing
2 262 (9.38%) .NET
3 233 (8.34%) AngularJS
4 192 (6.87%) Node.js
5 154 (5.51%) HTML
6 146 (5.23%) React
7 144 (5.16%) Web Services
8 131 (4.69%) CSS
9 126 (4.51%) RESTful
10 115 (4.12%) REST
11 114 (4.08%) TensorFlow
12 106 (3.80%) Kafka
13 90 (3.22%) ASP.NET
14 87 (3.11%) Django
15 77 (2.76%) Spring
16 68 (2.43%) Flask
17 66 (2.36%) HTML5
18 65 (2.33%) scikit-learn
19 64 (2.29%) D3.js
20 63 (2.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 773 (27.68%) Algorithms
2 638 (22.84%) Computer Science
3 401 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
4 211 (7.55%) Greenfield Project
5 118 (4.22%) Fintech
6 95 (3.40%) User Experience
7 89 (3.19%) Robotics
8 75 (2.69%) Mobile App
9 64 (2.29%) Data Structures
10 62 (2.22%) Public Cloud
11 44 (1.58%) Client/Server
11 44 (1.58%) Smart City
11 44 (1.58%) Social Media
12 40 (1.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 36 (1.29%) Management Information System
13 36 (1.29%) Virtual Team
14 34 (1.22%) Augmented Reality
15 25 (0.90%) Smart Home
16 23 (0.82%) Internet of Things
17 22 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 297 (10.63%) Linux
2 122 (4.37%) Windows
3 79 (2.83%) Unix
4 61 (2.18%) Android
5 55 (1.97%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.29%) CentOS
7 7 (0.25%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.14%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.11%) Debian
11 2 (0.072%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.036%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.036%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.036%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 908 (32.51%) Analytics
2 755 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 670 (23.99%) Mathematics
4 515 (18.44%) Artificial Intelligence
5 501 (17.94%) Software Engineering
6 462 (16.54%) Statistics
7 392 (14.04%) Visualisation
8 359 (12.85%) Physics
9 348 (12.46%) Business Intelligence
10 296 (10.60%) DevOps
11 285 (10.20%) Data Visualisation
12 282 (10.10%) TDD
13 274 (9.81%) Deep Learning
14 235 (8.41%) Data Analytics
15 213 (7.63%) Data Analysis
16 212 (7.59%) Scrum
17 209 (7.48%) Open Source
18 206 (7.38%) Predictive Analytics
19 183 (6.55%) OO
20 180 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1670 (59.79%) Python
2 1018 (36.45%) Java
3 798 (28.57%) SQL
4 720 (25.78%) R
5 629 (22.52%) C++
6 444 (15.90%) Scala
7 377 (13.50%) C#
8 346 (12.39%) JavaScript
9 244 (8.74%) MATLAB
10 190 (6.80%) C
11 150 (5.37%) Ruby
12 71 (2.54%) Go
13 57 (2.04%) Bash Shell
14 56 (2.01%) Shell Script
15 52 (1.86%) PHP
16 45 (1.61%) Clojure
17 41 (1.47%) Perl
18 35 (1.25%) Groovy
19 33 (1.18%) Elixir
20 31 (1.11%) Julia
Qualifications
1 706 (25.28%) PhD
2 687 (24.60%) Degree
3 141 (5.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 124 (4.44%) Numerate Degree
5 114 (4.08%) Master's Degree
6 40 (1.43%) Security Cleared
7 11 (0.39%) PMI Certification
7 11 (0.39%) PMP
8 10 (0.36%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.32%) SC Cleared
10 8 (0.29%) Postgraduate
11 5 (0.18%) CISSP
11 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.14%) MCP
13 2 (0.072%) CEH
13 2 (0.072%) ISEB
13 2 (0.072%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.072%) MBA
13 2 (0.072%) SAS Certification
13 2 (0.072%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (3.01%) QA
2 48 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 18 (0.64%) GCP
4 12 (0.43%) ISO 14001
5 11 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.36%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
8 3 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.11%) SLA
9 2 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.036%) GPG13
10 1 (0.036%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.036%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.036%) PMO
System Software
1 199 (7.12%) Docker
2 26 (0.93%) HDFS
3 20 (0.72%) Firmware
4 18 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.47%) VirtualBox
6 12 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 11 (0.39%) Xen
8 8 (0.29%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.18%) etcd
9 5 (0.18%) Snort
9 5 (0.18%) Varnish
10 3 (0.11%) Gluster
10 3 (0.11%) iptables
10 3 (0.11%) NFS
11 1 (0.036%) Active Directory
11 1 (0.036%) KVM
11 1 (0.036%) LXC
11 1 (0.036%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 105 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
2 103 (3.69%) Kubernetes
3 100 (3.58%) Ansible
4 96 (3.44%) Puppet
5 43 (1.54%) Mesos
6 27 (0.97%) Terraform
7 19 (0.68%) Kibana
8 15 (0.54%) Ambari
8 15 (0.54%) Salt
9 12 (0.43%) logstash
10 11 (0.39%) Grafana
11 10 (0.36%) Packer
12 7 (0.25%) StatsD
13 5 (0.18%) Consul
14 4 (0.14%) Capistrano
14 4 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
14 4 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
14 4 (0.14%) Munin
14 4 (0.14%) Pingdom
14 4 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 217 (7.77%) Google
2 193 (6.91%) Microsoft
3 185 (6.62%) Tableau
4 149 (5.33%) SAP
5 109 (3.90%) Oracle
6 63 (2.26%) IBM
7 31 (1.11%) Cloudera
8 28 (1.00%) Hortonworks
9 26 (0.93%) Atlassian
10 25 (0.90%) New Relic
11 24 (0.86%) Teradata
12 22 (0.79%) VMware
13 20 (0.72%) AppDynamics
13 20 (0.72%) Twitter
14 18 (0.64%) MapR
14 18 (0.64%) Splunk
14 18 (0.64%) Xamarin
15 17 (0.61%) RapidMiner
16 15 (0.54%) Cognos
17 13 (0.47%) MicroStrategy
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent with comprehensive benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £25k - 50k per year + The Very Best+ Top Prospects!!
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
North London
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £80000 - £94000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Empiric
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus (10-15%) + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 10 % Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k-70k + benefits + stock options
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £80000 per annum + Discretionary bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Pensions + Healthcare
Posted: 21 hours ago
East London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Excellent Hedge Fund Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + shares
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + Startup benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + shares + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent plus benefits incl. stock
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £47500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + equity and bens
Posted: Yesterday