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 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ML
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 856 - 957
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing ML 7 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% - 0.009%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.015% - 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 10
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 47871 51556 55557
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.20% 52.34% 51.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40527 44598 47285
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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
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 23 May 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 - 7 £85,000 - 1
London - 6 £85,000 - 1
City of London - 2 £85,000 - 1
East of England - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 34 (100.00%) Haskell
2 31 (91.18%) F#
3 29 (85.29%) OCaml
4 28 (82.35%) Scala
4 28 (82.35%) Python
5 24 (70.59%) Fintech
6 23 (67.65%) DSL
7 17 (50.00%) Functional Programming
8 13 (38.24%) Clojure
9 11 (32.35%) Scalaz
10 8 (23.53%) C
10 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (20.59%) Degree
12 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
13 5 (14.71%) Big Data
13 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
13 5 (14.71%) Server Virtualisation
13 5 (14.71%) Open Source
13 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
13 5 (14.71%) C++
13 5 (14.71%) Java
13 5 (14.71%) Linux
14 4 (11.76%) C#
15 3 (8.82%) OO
15 3 (8.82%) Windows
15 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
15 3 (8.82%) JSON
15 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
15 3 (8.82%) Scrum
15 3 (8.82%) Web Development

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:

Communications & Networking
1 23 (67.65%) DSL
2 2 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
2 2 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Big Data
2 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
1 2 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Programmer
2 11 (32.35%) Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Scala Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Lead Programmer
5 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Development Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Performance Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Data Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) Scalaz
2 3 (8.82%) JSON
2 3 (8.82%) Play Framework
2 3 (8.82%) RESTful
3 2 (5.88%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 24 (70.59%) Fintech
2 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Functional Programming
2 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 5 (14.71%) Open Source
4 5 (14.71%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.82%) Experimental Design
5 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
5 3 (8.82%) OO
5 3 (8.82%) Open Source Development
5 3 (8.82%) Pattern Matching
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Scrum
5 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
5 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
5 3 (8.82%) Web Development
6 2 (5.88%) Analytics
6 2 (5.88%) Data Analytics
6 2 (5.88%) Memory Management
6 2 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Haskell
2 31 (91.18%) F#
3 29 (85.29%) OCaml
4 28 (82.35%) Python
4 28 (82.35%) Scala
5 13 (38.24%) Clojure
6 8 (23.53%) C
7 5 (14.71%) C++
7 5 (14.71%) Java
8 4 (11.76%) C#
9 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
10 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) PhD
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (5.88%) QEMU
3 1 (2.94%) Xen
3 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Citrix
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