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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Machine Learning
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 351 616
Rank change year-on-year +149 +265  
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 1401 927 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.63% 0.90% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.01% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1132 809 335
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,425 £42,500 £38,564
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £80,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -  

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 76555 91737 96448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.31% 88.79% 87.17%
Number of salaries quoted 62998 76245 77828
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +142 1327 £62,500 +4.16% 222
London +76 801 £70,000 +7.69% 123
East of England +122 174 £57,500 +15.00% 35
South East +143 168 £60,000 +20.00% 18
City of London +75 127 £67,500 +12.50% 27
Cambridgeshire +81 121 £60,000 +33.33% 33
Cambridge +67 120 £60,000 +26.31% 32
North West +31 99 £50,000 -16.66% 23
Manchester +25 80 £52,500 -12.50% 21
Scotland +67 57 £70,000 - 6
Berkshire +61 45 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Surrey +66 43 £65,000 +13.04% 5
South West +10 39 £40,000 -30.43% 9
Oxfordshire +6 38 £50,000 +17.64% 9
Oxford -8 34 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Edinburgh - 32 £77,500 - 6
Reading +40 30 - - 1
East Midlands +39 27 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Hertfordshire +18 25 £53,750 +7.50% 2
Glasgow +31 22 £45,000 -
Hampshire +22 20 £35,000 -30.00% 1
West Midlands +26 16 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Buckinghamshire +27 15 £40,000 -46.66%
Coventry - 15 £40,000 -
Cheshire +5 14 £37,500 -55.88% 2
Bristol +4 14 £40,000 -23.80% 5
Yorkshire +28 12 £58,750 +46.87%
Derby - 12 £42,500 -
Derbyshire - 12 £42,500 -
Bedfordshire - 12 £100,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 1354 (57.99%) Python
2 877 (37.56%) Big Data
3 821 (35.16%) Java
4 771 (33.02%) Analytics
5 718 (30.75%) Algorithms
6 670 (28.69%) Agile Software Development
7 667 (28.57%) SQL
8 626 (26.81%) PhD
9 619 (26.51%) R
10 612 (26.21%) Degree
11 600 (25.70%) Computer Science
12 594 (25.44%) Mathematics
13 530 (22.70%) Hadoop
14 507 (21.71%) C++
15 485 (20.77%) Apache Spark
16 465 (19.91%) Finance
17 427 (18.29%) Software Engineering
18 423 (18.12%) Statistics
19 395 (16.92%) Scala
20 378 (16.19%) Artificial Intelligence
21 350 (14.99%) C#
22 334 (14.30%) Analytical Skills
23 328 (14.05%) JavaScript
24 322 (13.79%) Visualisation
25 319 (13.66%) NoSQL
26 301 (12.89%) Physics
27 265 (11.35%) TDD
28 264 (11.31%) Amazon AWS
29 257 (11.01%) Linux
30 254 (10.88%) Data Mining

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
1 485 (20.77%) Apache Spark
2 171 (7.32%) SAS
3 126 (5.40%) Elasticsearch
4 118 (5.05%) Apache
5 65 (2.78%) Apache Pig
5 65 (2.78%) Apache Solr
6 35 (1.50%) Tomcat
7 20 (0.86%) Tornado
8 18 (0.77%) CMS
9 11 (0.47%) DNN
10 10 (0.43%) Confluence
11 9 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
11 9 (0.39%) SharePoint
12 7 (0.30%) Drupal
12 7 (0.30%) Luigi
13 6 (0.26%) Jupyter
14 5 (0.21%) IIS
14 5 (0.21%) JBoss
14 5 (0.21%) nginx
15 4 (0.17%) Jetty
Applications
1 52 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (1.58%) SPSS
3 18 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.64%) Stata
5 8 (0.34%) GNU Octave
6 7 (0.30%) Weka
7 5 (0.21%) EViews
7 5 (0.21%) SPSS Modeler
8 3 (0.13%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.13%) Gephi
8 3 (0.13%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.086%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.086%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.086%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.34%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.17%) CaseMap
3 4 (0.17%) Relativity
4 2 (0.086%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 1 (0.043%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.043%) Oracle AML
5 1 (0.043%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.043%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 264 (11.31%) Amazon AWS
2 180 (7.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (3.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 62 (2.66%) Azure Machine Learning
5 56 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
6 52 (2.23%) SaaS
7 41 (1.76%) GitHub
8 30 (1.28%) Amazon EMR
9 17 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (0.73%) Amazon S3
10 15 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 9 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (0.34%) CloudFront
13 8 (0.34%) Route 53
14 7 (0.30%) PaaS
15 6 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
15 6 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 5 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.54%) Internet
2 16 (0.69%) HTTP
3 6 (0.26%) Network Security
3 6 (0.26%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.21%) Firewall
5 3 (0.13%) AMQP
5 3 (0.13%) Broadband
5 3 (0.13%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (0.13%) MVNO
5 3 (0.13%) Wireless
5 3 (0.13%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.086%) 802.11
6 2 (0.086%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.086%) iBeacon
6 2 (0.086%) InfiniBand
6 2 (0.086%) MQTT
6 2 (0.086%) NFC
6 2 (0.086%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.043%) 3G
7 1 (0.043%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 877 (37.56%) Big Data
2 530 (22.70%) Hadoop
3 319 (13.66%) NoSQL
4 254 (10.88%) Data Mining
5 227 (9.72%) MongoDB
6 187 (8.01%) SQL Server
7 148 (6.34%) Relational Database
8 140 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
9 135 (5.78%) Apache Hive
10 107 (4.58%) Apache Cassandra
11 101 (4.33%) PostgreSQL
12 97 (4.15%) MySQL
13 76 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 75 (3.21%) QlikView
15 69 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 60 (2.57%) RDBMS
17 59 (2.53%) Power BI
17 59 (2.53%) Redis
17 59 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 52 (2.23%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 227 (9.72%) Git (software)
2 39 (1.67%) Jenkins
3 38 (1.63%) JIRA
4 34 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (1.16%) Subversion
6 24 (1.03%) Selenium
7 23 (0.99%) Maven
8 22 (0.94%) Gradle
9 19 (0.81%) TeamCity
10 15 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
11 14 (0.60%) JUnit
11 14 (0.60%) SpecFlow
12 13 (0.56%) Ant
12 13 (0.56%) Visual Studio
13 12 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
14 11 (0.47%) gulp
14 11 (0.47%) Vagrant
15 10 (0.43%) Cucumber
16 9 (0.39%) Mocha
16 9 (0.39%) NUnit
General
1 465 (19.91%) Finance
2 157 (6.72%) Marketing
3 93 (3.98%) Telecoms
4 88 (3.77%) Games
5 84 (3.60%) Banking
6 73 (3.13%) Retail
7 64 (2.74%) Advertising
8 58 (2.48%) Electronics
9 44 (1.88%) Manufacturing
10 31 (1.33%) Publishing
11 28 (1.20%) Automotive
11 28 (1.20%) Financial Institution
12 27 (1.16%) Legal
13 22 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
14 16 (0.69%) Law
15 14 (0.60%) Back Office
16 13 (0.56%) Investment Banking
17 7 (0.30%) Billing
18 6 (0.26%) Italian Language
18 6 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 699 (29.94%) Developer
2 630 (26.98%) Data Scientist
3 188 (8.05%) Java Developer
4 169 (7.24%) Software Engineer
5 167 (7.15%) Senior Developer
6 166 (7.11%) Senior Data Scientist
7 128 (5.48%) Architect
7 128 (5.48%) Python Developer
8 119 (5.10%) Machine Learning Developer
8 119 (5.10%) Software Developer
9 114 (4.88%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 103 (4.41%) Data Engineer
11 85 (3.64%) .NET Developer
12 83 (3.55%) Consultant
13 82 (3.51%) Analyst
14 81 (3.47%) C# Developer
15 71 (3.04%) Machine Learning Scientist
16 69 (2.96%) C++ Developer
17 64 (2.74%) Java Engineer
18 60 (2.57%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (9.72%) .NET
2 216 (9.25%) Natural Language Processing
3 207 (8.87%) AngularJS
4 164 (7.02%) Node.js
5 131 (5.61%) HTML
6 126 (5.40%) RESTful
7 123 (5.27%) Web Services
8 117 (5.01%) React
9 111 (4.75%) CSS
10 108 (4.63%) REST
11 93 (3.98%) ASP.NET
12 91 (3.90%) Spring
13 80 (3.43%) Django
14 76 (3.25%) Flask
15 70 (3.00%) Kafka
16 63 (2.70%) Pandas
17 61 (2.61%) NumPy
18 60 (2.57%) HTML5
19 59 (2.53%) scikit-learn
20 54 (2.31%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 718 (30.75%) Algorithms
2 600 (25.70%) Computer Science
3 334 (14.30%) Analytical Skills
4 194 (8.31%) Greenfield Project
5 89 (3.81%) User Experience
6 88 (3.77%) Fintech
7 66 (2.83%) Mobile App
8 64 (2.74%) Robotics
9 63 (2.70%) Data Structures
10 45 (1.93%) Social Media
11 37 (1.58%) Client/Server
12 32 (1.37%) Augmented Reality
12 32 (1.37%) Management Information System
13 31 (1.33%) Virtual Team
14 28 (1.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 27 (1.16%) Public Cloud
16 25 (1.07%) CUDA
16 25 (1.07%) Internet of Things
17 23 (0.99%) Credit Risk
17 23 (0.99%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 257 (11.01%) Linux
2 78 (3.34%) Windows
3 51 (2.18%) Unix
4 40 (1.71%) Android
5 36 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.13%) CentOS
6 3 (0.13%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.086%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.086%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.043%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.043%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.043%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.043%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 771 (33.02%) Analytics
2 670 (28.69%) Agile Software Development
3 594 (25.44%) Mathematics
4 427 (18.29%) Software Engineering
5 423 (18.12%) Statistics
6 378 (16.19%) Artificial Intelligence
7 322 (13.79%) Visualisation
8 301 (12.89%) Physics
9 265 (11.35%) TDD
10 236 (10.11%) DevOps
11 234 (10.02%) Deep Learning
12 230 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
13 217 (9.29%) Data Visualisation
14 194 (8.31%) Scrum
15 182 (7.79%) OO
15 182 (7.79%) Open Source
16 179 (7.67%) Data Analytics
17 177 (7.58%) Data Analysis
18 167 (7.15%) Continuous Integration
19 164 (7.02%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1354 (57.99%) Python
2 821 (35.16%) Java
3 667 (28.57%) SQL
4 619 (26.51%) R
5 507 (21.71%) C++
6 395 (16.92%) Scala
7 350 (14.99%) C#
8 328 (14.05%) JavaScript
9 202 (8.65%) MATLAB
10 167 (7.15%) C
11 106 (4.54%) Ruby
12 51 (2.18%) Bash Shell
13 41 (1.76%) Go
14 40 (1.71%) PHP
15 37 (1.58%) Perl
16 35 (1.50%) Clojure
17 30 (1.28%) Groovy
18 28 (1.20%) T-SQL
19 25 (1.07%) Elixir
20 24 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 626 (26.81%) PhD
2 612 (26.21%) Degree
3 22 (0.94%) Security Cleared
4 13 (0.56%) Postgraduate
5 8 (0.34%) CISSP
6 7 (0.30%) PMI Certification
6 7 (0.30%) PMP
6 7 (0.30%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.21%) CEH
7 5 (0.21%) GCIH
7 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.21%) OSCP
8 4 (0.17%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.17%) MCP
9 2 (0.086%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.086%) SAS Certification
9 2 (0.086%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.043%) CISA
10 1 (0.043%) MCSD
10 1 (0.043%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (3.34%) QA
2 33 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.69%) GCP
3 16 (0.69%) ISO 14001
3 16 (0.69%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.34%) SLA
5 6 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
6 3 (0.13%) GPG13
6 3 (0.13%) PMO
7 2 (0.086%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.086%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.043%) ISO13485
8 1 (0.043%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 135 (5.78%) Docker
2 24 (1.03%) HDFS
3 18 (0.77%) Firmware
4 12 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.43%) Snort
6 9 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.39%) VirtualBox
7 8 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.34%) Xen
8 6 (0.26%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.13%) Gluster
10 3 (0.13%) iptables
10 3 (0.13%) NFS
11 2 (0.086%) etcd
11 2 (0.086%) Varnish
12 1 (0.043%) Active Directory
12 1 (0.043%) KVM
12 1 (0.043%) LXC
12 1 (0.043%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 61 (2.61%) Kubernetes
2 49 (2.10%) Puppet
3 47 (2.01%) Ansible
4 44 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (0.94%) Mesos
6 19 (0.81%) Kibana
7 17 (0.73%) Ambari
8 16 (0.69%) logstash
9 11 (0.47%) Grafana
10 9 (0.39%) Terraform
11 7 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (0.30%) Oozie
11 7 (0.30%) Salt
11 7 (0.30%) StatsD
12 5 (0.21%) Fluentd
12 5 (0.21%) QRadar
13 4 (0.17%) Capistrano
13 4 (0.17%) Packer
13 4 (0.17%) Pingdom
14 3 (0.13%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 153 (6.55%) Google
2 149 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 138 (5.91%) Tableau
4 102 (4.37%) Oracle
5 69 (2.96%) SAP
6 48 (2.06%) IBM
7 20 (0.86%) Hortonworks
7 20 (0.86%) Teradata
7 20 (0.86%) Twitter
8 19 (0.81%) Cloudera
8 19 (0.81%) New Relic
9 17 (0.73%) Atlassian
9 17 (0.73%) RapidMiner
10 16 (0.69%) AppDynamics
11 15 (0.64%) Facebook
11 15 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (0.64%) VMware
12 14 (0.60%) Splunk
12 14 (0.60%) Xamarin
13 13 (0.56%) Intel
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Mayson Hunt
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified DOE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Mayson Hunt
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Certus Recruitment Group
Salary: 400-£550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-55k + Share Scheme + 25 days holiday + Flexi time + work from home
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £54561 - £62955 per annum + Perks
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent with comprehensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 50,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Gravitas Recruitment Group
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago