Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ML
UK
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1186 1167 1271
Rank change year-on-year -19 +104 +29
Permanent jobs citing ML 3 34 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.019% 0.002%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.003% 0.034% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 2
UK median annual salary £42,500 £85,000 £81,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.00% +4.62% -1.52%
10th Percentile £33,750 £62,375 £78,875
90th Percentile £65,250 £130,500 £85,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 - -

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 98,451 99,041 106,484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.94% 55.42% 52.35%
Number of salaries quoted 81,801 83,066 92,053
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ML over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Salary histogram for ML in the UK

ML
Top 4 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 15 July 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 -14 3 £42,500 -50.00% 2
London -26 2 £51,250 -39.71% 1
UK excluding London +3 1 £35,000 - 1
South East - 1 £35,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Front Office
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Artificial Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) F#
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Pig
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Lake
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Data Science
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (33.33%) Hedge funds
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ

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 1 (33.33%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Lake
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Redis
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (66.67%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Scientist
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Artificial Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Machine Learning
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Data Science
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) F#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Haskell
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) R
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle