The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ML over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ML
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 870 - 959
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing ML 13 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% - 0.014%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.026% - 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 16
Median salary £85,000 - £82,500
UK excluding London median salary - - -

ML is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 49352 51986 57092
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.10% 52.80% 51.47%
Number of salaries quoted 41371 45017 48692
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

ML
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ML as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for ML in the UK

ML
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ML in the UK

ML
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ML over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ML in the UK

ML
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ML within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 - 13 £85,000 - 1
London - 12 £85,000 - 1
City of London - 3 £80,000 - 1
East of England - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing ML 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 ML.

1 35 (100.00%) Haskell
2 31 (88.57%) F#
3 30 (85.71%) Python
4 29 (82.86%) OCaml
4 29 (82.86%) Scala
5 24 (68.57%) DSL
5 24 (68.57%) Fintech
6 21 (60.00%) Functional Programming
7 15 (42.86%) Scalaz
8 12 (34.29%) Clojure
9 10 (28.57%) Big Data
10 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (22.86%) C
11 7 (20.00%) Degree
12 6 (17.14%) Open Source
12 6 (17.14%) C++
12 6 (17.14%) Linux
13 5 (14.29%) Java
13 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
13 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
13 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
13 5 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
14 4 (11.43%) C#
15 3 (8.57%) Windows
15 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
15 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
15 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
15 3 (8.57%) Open Source Development
15 3 (8.57%) Virtual Machines
15 3 (8.57%) Experimental Design

ML
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) GitHub
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (68.57%) DSL
2 2 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (5.71%) iSCSI
2 2 (5.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) Big Data
2 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Programmer
2 14 (40.00%) Developer
3 11 (31.43%) Scala Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Lead Programmer
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Development Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Performance Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Chief Technology Officer
7 1 (2.86%) Data Programmer
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) IoT Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) Scalaz
2 2 (5.71%) JSON
2 2 (5.71%) Play Framework
2 2 (5.71%) POSIX
2 2 (5.71%) RESTful
3 1 (2.86%) Node.js
3 1 (2.86%) React
3 1 (2.86%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 24 (68.57%) Fintech
2 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Functional Programming
2 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.14%) Open Source
4 5 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.57%) Analytics
5 3 (8.57%) Data Analytics
5 3 (8.57%) Experimental Design
5 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
5 3 (8.57%) Open Source Development
5 3 (8.57%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.71%) Device Driver Development
6 2 (5.71%) Memory Management
6 2 (5.71%) Pattern Matching
6 2 (5.71%) Prototyping
6 2 (5.71%) Software Architecture
6 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.71%) Use Case
6 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Haskell
2 31 (88.57%) F#
3 30 (85.71%) Python
4 29 (82.86%) OCaml
4 29 (82.86%) Scala
5 12 (34.29%) Clojure
6 8 (22.86%) C
7 6 (17.14%) C++
8 5 (14.29%) Java
9 4 (11.43%) C#
10 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
11 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
12 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
12 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
12 1 (2.86%) Go
12 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) PhD
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (5.71%) QEMU
3 1 (2.86%) Docker
3 1 (2.86%) Xen
3 1 (2.86%) XenServer
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Citrix
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