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

Machine Learning
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 300 563
Rank change year-on-year +100 +263  
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 1516 1054 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.71% 1.07% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.20% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1246 907 404
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +2.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £36,450
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 79702 87753 97622
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.97% 88.01%
Number of salaries quoted 64312 73316 79772
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 22 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 22 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 +87 1430 £62,500 +4.16% 239
London +33 824 £67,500 +8.00% 143
East of England +131 217 £51,250 +13.88% 37
Cambridgeshire +70 177 £60,000 +33.33% 30
Cambridge +67 175 £60,000 +4.34% 30
North West +63 149 £52,500 +31.25% 14
South East +67 137 £60,000 +26.31% 17
City of London +59 129 £65,000 +8.33% 24
Manchester +53 126 £55,000 +37.50% 11
Scotland +49 63 £57,500 - 11
Oxfordshire +3 42 £65,500 +54.11% 10
Oxford -7 40 £64,250 +16.81% 8
South West -17 35 £50,000 -7.40% 12
West Midlands +36 34 £40,000 -20.00% 10
Surrey +58 32 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Glasgow +19 32 £50,000 - 2
East Midlands +47 28 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Edinburgh - 28 £67,500 - 6
Berkshire +30 24 £55,000 +29.41%
Hertfordshire +7 21 £32,500 -45.83% 3
Reading +33 20 £62,500 +56.25%
Warwickshire +16 20 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Cheshire -12 20 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Bristol -5 19 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Hampshire +32 16 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 15 £40,000 +77.77% 1
Westminster +1 14 £90,000 +9.09%
Coventry +8 13 £40,000 +77.77%
Warrington +2 12 £37,500 -16.66% 1
South Wales +13 11 £55,000 +70.54%

For the 6 months to 22 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 1639 (59.58%) Python
2 996 (36.21%) Big Data
3 993 (36.10%) Java
4 898 (32.64%) Analytics
5 792 (28.79%) SQL
6 762 (27.70%) Algorithms
7 754 (27.41%) Agile Software Development
8 708 (25.74%) R
9 698 (25.37%) PhD
10 675 (24.54%) Degree
11 654 (23.77%) Mathematics
12 620 (22.54%) Computer Science
12 620 (22.54%) C++
13 602 (21.88%) Finance
14 597 (21.70%) Hadoop
15 535 (19.45%) Apache Spark
16 503 (18.28%) Artificial Intelligence
17 500 (18.18%) Software Engineering
18 452 (16.43%) Statistics
19 435 (15.81%) Scala
20 394 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
21 383 (13.92%) Visualisation
22 373 (13.56%) C#
23 362 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
24 354 (12.87%) Natural Language Processing
25 349 (12.69%) Physics
25 349 (12.69%) JavaScript
26 333 (12.10%) Business Intelligence
27 329 (11.96%) NoSQL
28 295 (10.72%) 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
1 535 (19.45%) Apache Spark
2 201 (7.31%) SAS
3 143 (5.20%) Elasticsearch
4 124 (4.51%) Apache
5 74 (2.69%) Apache Solr
6 64 (2.33%) Apache Pig
7 31 (1.13%) Tomcat
8 26 (0.95%) Tornado
9 16 (0.58%) CMS
10 13 (0.47%) WebSphere
11 12 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
11 12 (0.44%) DNN
12 11 (0.40%) Confluence
13 9 (0.33%) SharePoint
13 9 (0.33%) WebLogic
14 8 (0.29%) Ethereum
14 8 (0.29%) nginx
14 8 (0.29%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.25%) Jupyter
15 7 (0.25%) Luigi
Applications
1 62 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 52 (1.89%) SPSS
3 27 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
4 24 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.25%) Chatbot
6 6 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.22%) Weka
7 4 (0.15%) SPSS Modeler
7 4 (0.15%) Stata
8 3 (0.11%) S-PLUS
8 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.073%) EViews
9 2 (0.073%) Gephi
9 2 (0.073%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.036%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 81 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.22%) Revive Adserver
3 4 (0.15%) CaseMap
3 4 (0.15%) Relativity
3 4 (0.15%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 3 (0.11%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.073%) 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
1 362 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 255 (9.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 129 (4.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 91 (3.31%) Azure Machine Learning
5 61 (2.22%) SaaS
6 44 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
7 37 (1.34%) GitHub
8 36 (1.31%) Amazon EMR
9 33 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
10 22 (0.80%) Amazon S3
11 21 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
12 15 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
12 15 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
12 15 (0.55%) PaaS
13 14 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 12 (0.44%) Google Analytics
15 11 (0.40%) IaaS
16 10 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
16 10 (0.36%) CloudFront
16 10 (0.36%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.34%) Internet
2 14 (0.51%) Firewall
3 13 (0.47%) HTTP
4 12 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.36%) Network Security
6 9 (0.33%) Ethernet
6 9 (0.33%) InfiniBand
7 8 (0.29%) OpenVPN
8 4 (0.15%) DNS
9 3 (0.11%) Broadband
9 3 (0.11%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.11%) MVNO
9 3 (0.11%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.073%) DHCP
10 2 (0.073%) iBeacon
10 2 (0.073%) LTE
10 2 (0.073%) MQTT
10 2 (0.073%) NFC
10 2 (0.073%) Skype
10 2 (0.073%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 996 (36.21%) Big Data
2 597 (21.70%) Hadoop
3 329 (11.96%) NoSQL
4 276 (10.03%) Data Mining
5 227 (8.25%) SQL Server
6 223 (8.11%) MongoDB
7 187 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
8 171 (6.22%) Apache Hive
8 171 (6.22%) Relational Database
9 134 (4.87%) PostgreSQL
10 113 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
11 103 (3.74%) MySQL
11 103 (3.74%) QlikView
12 93 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 91 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 88 (3.20%) Power BI
15 71 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 65 (2.36%) RDBMS
17 64 (2.33%) Redis
18 62 (2.25%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 237 (8.62%) Git (software)
2 62 (2.25%) JIRA
3 49 (1.78%) Jenkins
4 44 (1.60%) Selenium
5 33 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (0.87%) Maven
6 24 (0.87%) TeamCity
7 23 (0.84%) Gradle
7 23 (0.84%) Subversion
8 20 (0.73%) Visual Studio
9 18 (0.65%) JUnit
9 18 (0.65%) SpecFlow
10 17 (0.62%) Cucumber
11 15 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (0.47%) Mocha
13 12 (0.44%) Ant
13 12 (0.44%) gulp
13 12 (0.44%) LabVIEW
13 12 (0.44%) Vagrant
14 11 (0.40%) GitLab
General
1 602 (21.88%) Finance
2 242 (8.80%) Marketing
3 150 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 116 (4.22%) Electronics
4 116 (4.22%) Retail
5 107 (3.89%) Games
6 97 (3.53%) Manufacturing
7 96 (3.49%) Banking
8 51 (1.85%) Advertising
9 38 (1.38%) Financial Institution
10 37 (1.34%) Publishing
11 27 (0.98%) Automotive
12 24 (0.87%) Legal
13 20 (0.73%) Investment Banking
13 20 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
14 18 (0.65%) Law
15 11 (0.40%) Back Office
15 11 (0.40%) Italian Language
15 11 (0.40%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 748 (27.19%) Developer
2 697 (25.34%) Data Scientist
3 207 (7.52%) Software Engineer
4 181 (6.58%) Senior Data Scientist
5 174 (6.32%) Java Developer
6 171 (6.22%) Python Developer
7 162 (5.89%) Architect
8 156 (5.67%) Senior Developer
9 147 (5.34%) Software Developer
10 138 (5.02%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 132 (4.80%) Machine Learning Developer
12 113 (4.11%) Analyst
13 106 (3.85%) Consultant
14 102 (3.71%) Data Engineer
15 94 (3.42%) Machine Learning Scientist
16 91 (3.31%) Graduate
17 72 (2.62%) DevOps Engineer
18 65 (2.36%) Java Engineer
19 64 (2.33%) .NET Developer
19 64 (2.33%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 354 (12.87%) Natural Language Processing
2 262 (9.52%) .NET
3 233 (8.47%) AngularJS
4 189 (6.87%) Node.js
5 157 (5.71%) HTML
6 143 (5.20%) React
7 141 (5.13%) Web Services
8 134 (4.87%) CSS
9 129 (4.69%) RESTful
10 114 (4.14%) REST
11 106 (3.85%) TensorFlow
12 104 (3.78%) Kafka
13 94 (3.42%) ASP.NET
14 87 (3.16%) Django
15 78 (2.84%) Spring
16 72 (2.62%) Flask
17 67 (2.44%) HTML5
18 63 (2.29%) D3.js
19 62 (2.25%) XML
20 61 (2.22%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 762 (27.70%) Algorithms
2 620 (22.54%) Computer Science
3 394 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
4 211 (7.67%) Greenfield Project
5 117 (4.25%) Fintech
6 98 (3.56%) User Experience
7 86 (3.13%) Robotics
8 74 (2.69%) Mobile App
9 62 (2.25%) Data Structures
10 59 (2.14%) Public Cloud
11 43 (1.56%) Client/Server
11 43 (1.56%) Smart City
11 43 (1.56%) Social Media
12 38 (1.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 36 (1.31%) Virtual Team
14 34 (1.24%) Augmented Reality
14 34 (1.24%) Management Information System
15 25 (0.91%) Smart Home
16 24 (0.87%) Internet of Things
17 21 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 295 (10.72%) Linux
2 119 (4.33%) Windows
3 78 (2.84%) Unix
4 61 (2.22%) Android
5 54 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.25%) CentOS
6 7 (0.25%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.15%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.11%) Debian
10 2 (0.073%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.073%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.036%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.036%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.036%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 898 (32.64%) Analytics
2 754 (27.41%) Agile Software Development
3 654 (23.77%) Mathematics
4 503 (18.28%) Artificial Intelligence
5 500 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 452 (16.43%) Statistics
7 383 (13.92%) Visualisation
8 349 (12.69%) Physics
9 333 (12.10%) Business Intelligence
10 293 (10.65%) DevOps
11 286 (10.40%) TDD
12 274 (9.96%) Deep Learning
13 273 (9.92%) Data Visualisation
14 230 (8.36%) Data Analytics
15 213 (7.74%) Scrum
16 209 (7.60%) Data Analysis
17 208 (7.56%) Open Source
18 202 (7.34%) Predictive Analytics
19 184 (6.69%) OO
20 182 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1639 (59.58%) Python
2 993 (36.10%) Java
3 792 (28.79%) SQL
4 708 (25.74%) R
5 620 (22.54%) C++
6 435 (15.81%) Scala
7 373 (13.56%) C#
8 349 (12.69%) JavaScript
9 237 (8.62%) MATLAB
10 183 (6.65%) C
11 143 (5.20%) Ruby
12 68 (2.47%) Go
13 57 (2.07%) Bash Shell
14 49 (1.78%) Shell Script
15 48 (1.74%) PHP
16 44 (1.60%) Clojure
17 40 (1.45%) Perl
18 35 (1.27%) Groovy
19 32 (1.16%) Elixir
19 32 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 698 (25.37%) PhD
2 675 (24.54%) Degree
3 137 (4.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 122 (4.43%) Numerate Degree
5 117 (4.25%) Master's Degree
6 37 (1.34%) Security Cleared
7 11 (0.40%) PMI Certification
7 11 (0.40%) PMP
8 9 (0.33%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.33%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.22%) CISSP
9 6 (0.22%) Postgraduate
10 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.15%) MCP
12 3 (0.11%) CEH
12 3 (0.11%) GCIH
12 3 (0.11%) OSCP
13 2 (0.073%) ISEB
13 2 (0.073%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.073%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (3.16%) QA
2 47 (1.71%) Data Quality
3 18 (0.65%) GCP
4 13 (0.47%) ISO 14001
5 11 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
7 4 (0.15%) SLA
8 3 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.073%) 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
1 195 (7.09%) Docker
2 27 (0.98%) HDFS
3 21 (0.76%) Firmware
4 17 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.47%) VirtualBox
6 12 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 11 (0.40%) Xen
8 6 (0.22%) Apache Flume
8 6 (0.22%) Snort
9 5 (0.18%) etcd
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
1 102 (3.71%) Opscode Chef
2 101 (3.67%) Kubernetes
3 97 (3.53%) Ansible
4 96 (3.49%) Puppet
5 42 (1.53%) Mesos
6 26 (0.95%) Terraform
7 19 (0.69%) Kibana
8 18 (0.65%) Ambari
9 15 (0.55%) Salt
10 13 (0.47%) logstash
11 11 (0.40%) Grafana
12 10 (0.36%) Packer
13 7 (0.25%) StatsD
14 5 (0.18%) Consul
15 4 (0.15%) Capistrano
15 4 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
15 4 (0.15%) Munin
15 4 (0.15%) Oozie
15 4 (0.15%) Pingdom
15 4 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 210 (7.63%) Google
2 190 (6.91%) Microsoft
3 180 (6.54%) Tableau
4 140 (5.09%) SAP
5 109 (3.96%) Oracle
6 61 (2.22%) IBM
7 30 (1.09%) Cloudera
8 29 (1.05%) Hortonworks
9 26 (0.95%) Atlassian
10 25 (0.91%) New Relic
10 25 (0.91%) Teradata
11 22 (0.80%) Twitter
12 21 (0.76%) VMware
13 20 (0.73%) AppDynamics
14 19 (0.69%) MapR
14 19 (0.69%) Splunk
15 18 (0.65%) Xamarin
16 17 (0.62%) RapidMiner
17 14 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
18 13 (0.47%) MicroStrategy
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k (DoE) + top benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE plus stock options
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE plus stock options
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + benefits + options
Posted: 6 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus inc remote working
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Explore Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits and stock
Posted: Yesterday
London
ECM Selection
Salary: £35k - £50k DoE
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cheapside DT
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stirlingshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £95000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits & equity
Posted: 2 days ago