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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Natural Language Processing (NLP)
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 649 636 883
Rank change year-on-year -13 +247  
Permanent jobs citing Natural Language Processing 241 319 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.33% 0.089%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 0.83% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 205 297 82
UK median annual salary £67,500 £57,500 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.39% -9.80%  
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,300 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £93,500 £84,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.76% +22.35%  

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 36186 38219 42366
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.69% 38.97% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 139326 147702 163494
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Natural Language Processing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Natural Language Processing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Natural Language Processing in the UK

Natural Language Processing
Top 10 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 29 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 -14 234 £67,500 +17.39% 30
London -29 150 £70,000 +21.73% 20
UK excluding London +9 91 £55,000 +5.76% 10
East of England -1 34 £42,500 +6.25% 3
South East +6 28 £84,000 +34.40% 3
North of England +2 10 £45,000 +40.62% 1
Midlands - 8 £40,000 -
Scotland - 5 £98,750 -
South West -6 4 £27,000 -40.00% 3
Wales -1 2 £54,850 +103.14%

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 362 (74.18%) Machine Learning
2 299 (61.27%) Python
3 193 (39.55%) Java
4 165 (33.81%) PhD
5 160 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
6 144 (29.51%) Software Engineering
7 141 (28.89%) Analytics
8 138 (28.28%) Big Data
9 135 (27.66%) Artificial Intelligence
10 133 (27.25%) Computer Science
11 129 (26.43%) Algorithms
12 119 (24.39%) SQL
12 119 (24.39%) Degree
13 113 (23.16%) R
14 107 (21.93%) Scala
15 98 (20.08%) Analytical Skills
16 95 (19.47%) TDD
17 93 (19.06%) Data Mining
17 93 (19.06%) Visualisation
18 92 (18.85%) Finance
19 90 (18.44%) NoSQL
20 89 (18.24%) Deep Learning
21 87 (17.83%) Hadoop
22 86 (17.62%) Statistics
23 84 (17.21%) Mathematics
24 71 (14.55%) C++
25 70 (14.34%) Apache Spark
26 64 (13.11%) JavaScript
27 58 (11.89%) .NET
27 58 (11.89%) Data Visualisation

Natural Language Processing
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 70 (14.34%) Apache Spark
2 44 (9.02%) Apache
3 39 (7.99%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (4.92%) SAS
5 22 (4.51%) Apache Solr
6 17 (3.48%) Tomcat
7 14 (2.87%) Apache Pig
7 14 (2.87%) Tornado
8 12 (2.46%) Jetty
9 9 (1.84%) nginx
10 7 (1.43%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.61%) MediaWiki
11 3 (0.61%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.41%) Confluence
13 1 (0.20%) DNN
13 1 (0.20%) Jupyter
Applications
1 11 (2.25%) SPSS
2 7 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.82%) Weka
4 3 (0.61%) S-PLUS
4 3 (0.61%) Stata
5 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.20%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 55 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (6.97%) Google Cloud Platform
3 13 (2.66%) Amazon EMR
4 11 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (1.43%) CloudFront
6 7 (1.43%) Route 53
7 6 (1.23%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.23%) SaaS
8 5 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.61%) Office 365
10 2 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.20%) IaaS
11 1 (0.20%) PaaS
11 1 (0.20%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.84%) Internet
2 3 (0.61%) HTTP
2 3 (0.61%) LAN
3 2 (0.41%) SSL
4 1 (0.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (28.28%) Big Data
2 93 (19.06%) Data Mining
3 90 (18.44%) NoSQL
4 87 (17.83%) Hadoop
5 56 (11.48%) Text Mining
6 48 (9.84%) MongoDB
7 28 (5.74%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (5.53%) Apache Hive
9 26 (5.33%) MySQL
9 26 (5.33%) Relational Database
10 22 (4.51%) Apache Cassandra
10 22 (4.51%) Neo4j
11 16 (3.28%) BigQuery
12 13 (2.66%) SQL Server
13 12 (2.46%) Spotfire
14 10 (2.05%) Amazon Redshift
14 10 (2.05%) HBase
14 10 (2.05%) Redis
15 9 (1.84%) KNIME
15 9 (1.84%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 55 (11.27%) Git (software)
2 20 (4.10%) Selenium
3 16 (3.28%) Subversion
4 14 (2.87%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.46%) Gradle
6 10 (2.05%) Vagrant
7 9 (1.84%) Maven
8 7 (1.43%) PhantomJS
9 5 (1.02%) Mocha
9 5 (1.02%) TestNG
10 4 (0.82%) Mockito
10 4 (0.82%) Yeoman
11 3 (0.61%) Bugzilla
11 3 (0.61%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.61%) FindBugs
11 3 (0.61%) JIRA
11 3 (0.61%) JUnit
11 3 (0.61%) Log4j
11 3 (0.61%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.61%) SCons
General
1 92 (18.85%) Finance
2 29 (5.94%) Marketing
3 21 (4.30%) Games
4 19 (3.89%) Publishing
5 14 (2.87%) Retail
5 14 (2.87%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.25%) Banking
6 11 (2.25%) Law
7 9 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.64%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.64%) Legal
9 7 (1.43%) Back Office
10 5 (1.02%) Advertising
11 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.61%) Digital Economy
13 2 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 177 (36.27%) Data Scientist
2 127 (26.02%) Developer
3 72 (14.75%) Java Developer
4 54 (11.07%) Software Engineer
5 45 (9.22%) Senior Data Scientist
6 44 (9.02%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 33 (6.76%) Senior Developer
8 30 (6.15%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 26 (5.33%) Java Engineer
9 26 (5.33%) Python Developer
10 25 (5.12%) Graduate
11 20 (4.10%) Senior Java Developer
12 19 (3.89%) Software Developer
13 18 (3.69%) Development Manager
13 18 (3.69%) Machine Learning Developer
14 17 (3.48%) Python Software Engineer
15 15 (3.07%) Agile Developer
15 15 (3.07%) Agile Java Developer
15 15 (3.07%) Senior Software Engineer
16 12 (2.46%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (11.89%) .NET
2 45 (9.22%) RESTful
3 41 (8.40%) Spring
4 39 (7.99%) TensorFlow
5 32 (6.56%) CSS
6 31 (6.35%) HTML
7 30 (6.15%) AngularJS
7 30 (6.15%) D3.js
8 26 (5.33%) Web Services
9 25 (5.12%) Lucene
10 24 (4.92%) Node.js
10 24 (4.92%) Theano
11 21 (4.30%) scikit-learn
12 20 (4.10%) Kafka
13 19 (3.89%) Hibernate
14 18 (3.69%) Flask
15 17 (3.48%) Django
16 16 (3.28%) React
17 13 (2.66%) REST
18 12 (2.46%) Keras
Miscellaneous
1 133 (27.25%) Computer Science
2 129 (26.43%) Algorithms
3 98 (20.08%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (8.61%) Greenfield Project
5 26 (5.33%) Fintech
6 19 (3.89%) Data Structures
7 18 (3.69%) Mobile App
7 18 (3.69%) User Experience
8 16 (3.28%) Social Network
9 15 (3.07%) Augmented Reality
9 15 (3.07%) Social Media
10 14 (2.87%) Clustering
11 13 (2.66%) Life Science
12 9 (1.84%) 3D Graphics
12 9 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (1.43%) BBC
13 7 (1.43%) Linked Data
14 6 (1.23%) Grid Computing
14 6 (1.23%) Semantic Web
15 5 (1.02%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 48 (9.84%) Linux
2 12 (2.46%) Unix
3 7 (1.43%) Windows
4 3 (0.61%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.20%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (74.18%) Machine Learning
2 160 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (29.51%) Software Engineering
4 141 (28.89%) Analytics
5 135 (27.66%) Artificial Intelligence
6 95 (19.47%) TDD
7 93 (19.06%) Visualisation
8 89 (18.24%) Deep Learning
9 86 (17.62%) Statistics
10 84 (17.21%) Mathematics
11 58 (11.89%) Data Visualisation
12 57 (11.68%) Physics
13 53 (10.86%) Neural Network
14 51 (10.45%) Microservices
15 50 (10.25%) Computer Vision
15 50 (10.25%) Continuous Integration
16 41 (8.40%) Data Analysis
17 39 (7.99%) DevOps
18 36 (7.38%) Data Analytics
18 36 (7.38%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 299 (61.27%) Python
2 193 (39.55%) Java
3 119 (24.39%) SQL
4 113 (23.16%) R
5 107 (21.93%) Scala
6 71 (14.55%) C++
7 64 (13.11%) JavaScript
8 35 (7.17%) C
9 24 (4.92%) Bash Shell
10 23 (4.71%) MATLAB
11 17 (3.48%) Ruby
12 11 (2.25%) C#
13 10 (2.05%) PHP
14 9 (1.84%) Clojure
14 9 (1.84%) Fortran
14 9 (1.84%) Perl
15 6 (1.23%) PHP 5
15 6 (1.23%) VBA
16 4 (0.82%) Cypher
16 4 (0.82%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 165 (33.81%) PhD
2 119 (24.39%) Degree
3 29 (5.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (3.48%) Master's Degree
5 12 (2.46%) Sun Certification
6 7 (1.43%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (1.43%) Postgraduate
7 3 (0.61%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.46%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.61%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.20%) GCP
3 1 (0.20%) PMO
3 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 19 (3.89%) Docker
2 9 (1.84%) HDFS
3 7 (1.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.82%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (1.43%) Ansible
2 4 (0.82%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.61%) Puppet
4 1 (0.20%) Kibana
4 1 (0.20%) logstash
4 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (7.99%) Google
2 23 (4.71%) Tableau
3 15 (3.07%) Oracle
4 13 (2.66%) Cloudera
4 13 (2.66%) IBM
5 9 (1.84%) Hortonworks
5 9 (1.84%) MapR
5 9 (1.84%) Microsoft
6 7 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.23%) Zend
8 4 (0.82%) Apple
8 4 (0.82%) Greenplum
9 3 (0.61%) Facebook
9 3 (0.61%) Splunk
9 3 (0.61%) Twitter
10 2 (0.41%) Alteryx
10 2 (0.41%) Informatica
10 2 (0.41%) Talend
10 2 (0.41%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.20%) Sun
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary!
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £105000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Stott & May
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits & stocks
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + Startup benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £84,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + package
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 6% Equity + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Martin & Conley
Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Birch & James Associates
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Agile Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Whitehall, Bristol
Cabinet Office
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Martin & Conley
Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
myBench Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago