Period
to 25 February 2018

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 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ML
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1179 1135 1273
Rank change year-on-year -44 +138 +29
Permanent jobs citing ML 2 39 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.022% 0.013%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.002% 0.042% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 20
UK median annual salary £95,000 £100,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +21.21% -
10th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £78,375
90th Percentile £117,500 £117,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary - £80,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +60.00% -

ML is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 97,050 93,714 109,906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.73% 53.70% 52.15%
Number of salaries quoted 81,772 80,200 94,529
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

ML
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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
Top 2 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 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -20 2 £95,000 -5.00%
London -41 2 £95,000 -5.00%

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing ML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for ML.

1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
1 2 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (100.00%) Haskell
1 2 (100.00%) OCaml
1 2 (100.00%) F#
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) Facebook
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Palantir
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Fintech
1 2 (100.00%) Scalaz

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Scalaz
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) F#
1 2 (100.00%) Haskell
1 2 (100.00%) OCaml
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 2 (100.00%) Facebook
1 2 (100.00%) Palantir