The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Natural Language Processing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Natural Language Processing over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Natural Language Processing
UK
Rank 688 873 839
Rank change year-on-year +185 -34  
Permanent jobs citing Natural Language Processing 179 91 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.088% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.23% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 150 80 102
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £92,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £58,000 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +36.47% -19.04%  

Natural Language Processing is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 33911 39617 40053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.92% 38.35% 37.71%
Number of salaries quoted 28948 34112 33994
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Natural Language Processing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Natural Language Processing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Natural Language Processing in the UK

Natural Language Processing
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Natural Language Processing in the UK

Natural Language Processing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Natural Language Processing in the UK

Natural Language Processing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 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 +166 164 £65,000 +13.04% 20
London +124 103 £70,000 +7.69% 9
South East +99 26 £65,000 +13.04% 1
City of London +70 26 £78,750 +8.62% 1
Oxfordshire +13 16 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Scotland +38 14 £80,000 +52.38%
Oxford +12 14 £65,000 - 1
South West +21 11 £40,000 -5.88%
East of England +16 11 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Cambridgeshire +4 11 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Cambridge +2 11 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Poole - 11 £40,000 -
Dorset - 11 £40,000 -
Edinburgh - 10 £90,000 -
West Midlands - 7 £42,500 - 1
Berkshire - 6 £65,000 -
Slough - 6 £65,000 -
Hackney - 6 - -
North West -9 4 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Manchester -15 4 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Surrey - 4 - -
Coventry - 4 £42,500 - 1
Staines - 4 - -
Glasgow - 4 £60,000 -
North East +6 2 £82,500 +135.71% 2
Durham +1 2 £82,500 +135.71% 1
Birmingham - 2 £47,500 -
Hammersmith -18 1 £60,000 +6.66%
Redditch - 1 £58,000 -
Kidlington - 1 £65,000 -

Natural Language Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Natural Language Processing 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 Natural Language Processing.

1 195 (69.40%) Machine Learning
2 147 (52.31%) Python
3 135 (48.04%) Java
4 124 (44.13%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (37.37%) Big Data
6 98 (34.88%) Software Engineering
7 96 (34.16%) Artificial Intelligence
8 93 (33.10%) Analytics
9 87 (30.96%) Degree
10 85 (30.25%) NoSQL
11 82 (29.18%) Computer Science
12 76 (27.05%) Algorithms
13 72 (25.62%) SQL
14 71 (25.27%) PhD
15 70 (24.91%) TDD
16 68 (24.20%) R
17 66 (23.49%) Visualisation
18 59 (21.00%) Git (software)
19 58 (20.64%) Continuous Integration
20 55 (19.57%) Finance
20 55 (19.57%) MongoDB
21 54 (19.22%) Analytical Skills
21 54 (19.22%) JavaScript
21 54 (19.22%) Scala
22 53 (18.86%) Data Mining
23 51 (18.15%) RESTful
24 49 (17.44%) Mathematics
25 46 (16.37%) Hadoop
25 46 (16.37%) DevOps
26 45 (16.01%) Statistics

Natural Language Processing
Top Related 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 34 (12.10%) Apache Spark
2 23 (8.19%) Apache
3 18 (6.41%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (5.34%) Apache Solr
5 14 (4.98%) Apache Pig
6 10 (3.56%) Tornado
7 9 (3.20%) SAS
7 9 (3.20%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.14%) Jetty
8 6 (2.14%) nginx
9 4 (1.42%) NServiceBus
10 3 (1.07%) Drupal
11 2 (0.71%) Confluence
12 1 (0.36%) CMS
12 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (2.49%) SPSS
2 5 (1.78%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.42%) S-PLUS
3 4 (1.42%) Stata
4 2 (0.71%) Gephi
4 2 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.36%) SPSS Modeler
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.10%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.14%) Amazon EMR
4 6 (2.14%) Amazon S3
4 6 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.36%) GitHub
5 1 (0.36%) Heroku
5 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.14%) Internet
2 4 (1.42%) HTTP
3 2 (0.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (37.37%) Big Data
2 85 (30.25%) NoSQL
3 55 (19.57%) MongoDB
4 53 (18.86%) Data Mining
5 46 (16.37%) Hadoop
6 22 (7.83%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (7.47%) Neo4j
8 20 (7.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 20 (7.12%) Apache Hive
9 15 (5.34%) Text Mining
10 13 (4.63%) Relational Database
11 11 (3.91%) SQL Server
12 10 (3.56%) HBase
12 10 (3.56%) MySQL
13 9 (3.20%) Mahout
14 8 (2.85%) Impala
14 8 (2.85%) Spotfire
15 7 (2.49%) BigQuery
16 6 (2.14%) KNIME
17 4 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 59 (21.00%) Git (software)
2 26 (9.25%) Jenkins
3 19 (6.76%) Subversion
4 12 (4.27%) Vagrant
5 8 (2.85%) Selenium
6 6 (2.14%) Gradle
6 6 (2.14%) Maven
6 6 (2.14%) Yeoman
7 4 (1.42%) PhantomJS
8 3 (1.07%) JIRA
8 3 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.71%) Grunt
9 2 (0.71%) gulp
9 2 (0.71%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.71%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.71%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.71%) Protractor
9 2 (0.71%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
General
1 55 (19.57%) Finance
2 17 (6.05%) Games
3 15 (5.34%) Retail
4 14 (4.98%) Publishing
5 13 (4.63%) Telecoms
6 12 (4.27%) Marketing
7 10 (3.56%) Banking
7 10 (3.56%) Legal
8 9 (3.20%) Back Office
8 9 (3.20%) Law
9 8 (2.85%) Manufacturing
10 6 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.71%) Advertising
11 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.71%) Front Office
11 2 (0.71%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 113 (40.21%) Developer
2 91 (32.38%) Data Scientist
3 71 (25.27%) Java Developer
4 41 (14.59%) Software Engineer
5 33 (11.74%) Java Engineer
6 23 (8.19%) Agile Developer
7 22 (7.83%) Agile Java Developer
7 22 (7.83%) Senior Data Scientist
8 19 (6.76%) Python Software Engineer
8 19 (6.76%) Senior Developer
9 16 (5.69%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 15 (5.34%) Software Developer
11 14 (4.98%) Python Developer
12 12 (4.27%) Machine Learning Developer
13 11 (3.91%) Senior Software Engineer
14 10 (3.56%) Java Software Engineer
15 9 (3.20%) Senior Manager
16 8 (2.85%) Data Manager
16 8 (2.85%) PHP Developer
16 8 (2.85%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (18.15%) RESTful
2 30 (10.68%) .NET
2 30 (10.68%) Spring
3 29 (10.32%) CSS
4 28 (9.96%) HTML
5 26 (9.25%) D3.js
6 24 (8.54%) React
6 24 (8.54%) Web Services
7 19 (6.76%) Node.js
8 18 (6.41%) Django
9 17 (6.05%) Flask
10 16 (5.69%) HTML5
11 14 (4.98%) Symfony
12 13 (4.63%) Apache CXF
13 12 (4.27%) XML
14 10 (3.56%) ActiveMQ
14 10 (3.56%) AngularJS
14 10 (3.56%) jQuery
14 10 (3.56%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (3.56%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 82 (29.18%) Computer Science
2 76 (27.05%) Algorithms
3 54 (19.22%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (6.05%) Mobile App
5 16 (5.69%) User Experience
6 14 (4.98%) BBC
6 14 (4.98%) Data Structures
7 13 (4.63%) Fintech
8 11 (3.91%) Linux Command Line
8 11 (3.91%) Social Media
9 10 (3.56%) Social Network
10 9 (3.20%) Semantic Web
11 8 (2.85%) Life Science
12 5 (1.78%) Clustering
13 4 (1.42%) Grid Computing
13 4 (1.42%) Hedge funds
14 3 (1.07%) Cyberthreat
14 3 (1.07%) Linked Data
14 3 (1.07%) Management Information System
14 3 (1.07%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.10%) Linux
2 9 (3.20%) Windows
3 7 (2.49%) Unix
4 4 (1.42%) Android
4 4 (1.42%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.36%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (69.40%) Machine Learning
2 124 (44.13%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (34.88%) Software Engineering
4 96 (34.16%) Artificial Intelligence
5 93 (33.10%) Analytics
6 70 (24.91%) TDD
7 66 (23.49%) Visualisation
8 58 (20.64%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (17.44%) Mathematics
10 46 (16.37%) DevOps
11 45 (16.01%) Statistics
12 36 (12.81%) OO
13 33 (11.74%) Data Visualisation
14 31 (11.03%) Deep Learning
15 30 (10.68%) Open Source
16 29 (10.32%) Data Analysis
17 25 (8.90%) Data Analytics
18 24 (8.54%) Mentoring
18 24 (8.54%) Microservices
19 23 (8.19%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 147 (52.31%) Python
2 135 (48.04%) Java
3 72 (25.62%) SQL
4 68 (24.20%) R
5 54 (19.22%) JavaScript
5 54 (19.22%) Scala
6 27 (9.61%) C++
7 18 (6.41%) Bash Shell
8 17 (6.05%) PHP
9 16 (5.69%) C
10 14 (4.98%) C#
11 13 (4.63%) Perl
12 12 (4.27%) Clojure
13 11 (3.91%) MATLAB
14 7 (2.49%) Lua
14 7 (2.49%) Ruby
14 7 (2.49%) VBA
15 6 (2.14%) Cypher
15 6 (2.14%) PHP 5
15 6 (2.14%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 87 (30.96%) Degree
2 71 (25.27%) PhD
3 4 (1.42%) Postgraduate
3 4 (1.42%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.36%) Actionable Recommendations
1 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.36%) PMO
1 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 18 (6.41%) Docker
2 7 (2.49%) HDFS
3 6 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (2.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (1.42%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.71%) Ansible
2 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.71%) Puppet
3 1 (0.36%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (6.05%) Google
1 17 (6.05%) Tableau
2 11 (3.91%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (3.56%) IBM
4 7 (2.49%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.14%) Zend
6 5 (1.78%) Cloudera
6 5 (1.78%) Oracle
7 4 (1.42%) Alteryx
7 4 (1.42%) Apple
7 4 (1.42%) Hortonworks
7 4 (1.42%) MapR
7 4 (1.42%) Splunk
8 3 (1.07%) Facebook
8 3 (1.07%) Twitter
9 2 (0.71%) Greenplum
9 2 (0.71%) MEDITECH
9 2 (0.71%) Sun
9 2 (0.71%) Talend
9 2 (0.71%) TIBCO
London
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + options
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + stock / bonus / benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £10000 - £130000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Salary: £60k - 80k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + equity
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Bonus included
Posted: 5 days ago
Ruislip, Middlesex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
First Utility
Posted: 10 days ago
Durham
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Sunderland
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Posted: 19 days ago