Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Pattern Recognition skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Pattern Recognition over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pattern Recognition
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1134 1189 1239
Rank change year-on-year +55 +50 +60
Permanent jobs citing Pattern Recognition 54 34 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.018% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.034% 0.020% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 30 34 50
UK median annual salary £61,250 £57,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.46% +17.53% +7.78%
10th Percentile £41,475 £32,875 £37,500
90th Percentile £81,275 £95,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% +12.50% -

Pattern Recognition is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 161023 169244 193941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.42% 88.81%
Number of salaries quoted 127134 140580 159893
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Pattern Recognition
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Pattern Recognition in the UK

Pattern Recognition
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Pattern Recognition.

Salary trend for Pattern Recognition in the UK

Pattern Recognition
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Pattern Recognition over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Pattern Recognition in the UK

Pattern Recognition
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pattern Recognition within the UK over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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 +34 50 £68,750 +20.61% 1
London +11 38 £70,000 +21.74% 1
UK excluding London +52 16 £55,000 +22.22%
South East +51 6 £67,500 +50.00%
Midlands - 5 £74,500 -
West Midlands - 4 - -
Scotland - 3 £43,500 -
South West - 1 £37,500 -
Wales - 1 £49,700 -
East Midlands - 1 £74,500 -

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT jobs citing Pattern Recognition 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 Pattern Recognition.

1 26 (48.15%) Machine Learning
2 25 (46.30%) Python
3 23 (42.59%) Algorithms
4 20 (37.04%) NoSQL
4 20 (37.04%) SQL
5 19 (35.19%) Linux
5 19 (35.19%) Analytics
6 18 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 16 (29.63%) Data Mining
7 16 (29.63%) Natural Language Processing
8 15 (27.78%) Artificial Intelligence
9 14 (25.93%) Data Modelling
10 13 (24.07%) Finance
10 13 (24.07%) Investment Management
10 13 (24.07%) Relational Database
11 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (20.37%) PhD
12 11 (20.37%) C#
12 11 (20.37%) Mathematics
12 11 (20.37%) Statistical Modelling
13 10 (18.52%) Data Analytics
13 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
13 10 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
13 10 (18.52%) Statistical Analysis
13 10 (18.52%) Hadoop
13 10 (18.52%) Java
14 9 (16.67%) Windows
14 9 (16.67%) Visualisation
14 9 (16.67%) Degree
14 9 (16.67%) Apache Spark

Pattern Recognition
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 9 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon S3
1 5 (9.26%) AWS CloudFormation
1 5 (9.26%) AWS Lambda
1 5 (9.26%) Serverless
2 4 (7.41%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.41%) Office 365
3 1 (1.85%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Internet
2 4 (7.41%) NAS
2 4 (7.41%) NetScaler
2 4 (7.41%) SAN
2 4 (7.41%) VSAN
3 1 (1.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.04%) NoSQL
2 16 (29.63%) Data Mining
3 13 (24.07%) Relational Database
4 10 (18.52%) Hadoop
5 9 (16.67%) Big Data
6 7 (12.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (11.11%) MongoDB
8 3 (5.56%) HBase
9 2 (3.70%) Apache Hive
9 2 (3.70%) Data Lake
9 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 6 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 6 (11.11%) Front Office
3 6 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 6 (11.11%) Publishing
3 6 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 4 (7.41%) Legal
4 4 (7.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Electronics
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) Architect
3 9 (16.67%) Data Scientist
4 7 (12.96%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Platform Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Domain Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Research Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Data Scientist
8 2 (3.70%) Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Data Analytics Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Data Analytics Scientist
8 2 (3.70%) Data Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Data Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Malware Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Operations Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Malware Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) Natural Language Processing
2 6 (11.11%) Akka
2 6 (11.11%) GraphX
2 6 (11.11%) Kafka
3 1 (1.85%) Middleware
3 1 (1.85%) NumPy
3 1 (1.85%) Pandas
3 1 (1.85%) REST
3 1 (1.85%) SciPy
3 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (42.59%) Algorithms
2 18 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
4 6 (11.11%) Minimum Viable Product
5 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.85%) Fintech
7 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.85%) PKI
7 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Linux
2 9 (16.67%) Windows
3 7 (12.96%) Ubuntu
4 5 (9.26%) Windows 10
4 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.41%) CentOS
6 3 (5.56%) Mac OS
6 3 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Machine Learning
2 19 (35.19%) Analytics
3 15 (27.78%) Artificial Intelligence
4 14 (25.93%) Data Modelling
5 13 (24.07%) Investment Management
6 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (20.37%) Mathematics
7 11 (20.37%) Statistical Modelling
8 10 (18.52%) Data Analytics
8 10 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (18.52%) Statistical Analysis
9 9 (16.67%) Deep Learning
9 9 (16.67%) Visualisation
10 8 (14.81%) Data Engineering
10 8 (14.81%) Data Visualisation
10 8 (14.81%) Metadata Management
10 8 (14.81%) Physics
10 8 (14.81%) Predictive Analysis
10 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
10 8 (14.81%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) Python
2 20 (37.04%) SQL
3 11 (20.37%) C#
4 10 (18.52%) Java
5 9 (16.67%) R
6 8 (14.81%) Bash Shell
6 8 (14.81%) C++
6 8 (14.81%) PowerShell
7 5 (9.26%) Ruby
8 4 (7.41%) MATLAB
8 4 (7.41%) Objective-C
8 4 (7.41%) Perl
9 3 (5.56%) AppleScript
9 3 (5.56%) PHP
9 3 (5.56%) Scala
9 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.70%) C
11 1 (1.85%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) PhD
2 9 (16.67%) Degree
3 4 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Apache Flume
2 5 (9.26%) Docker
3 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (7.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Hadoop YARN
1 6 (11.11%) Mesos
2 5 (9.26%) Consul
2 5 (9.26%) Kubernetes
2 5 (9.26%) Terraform
3 4 (7.41%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Citrix
1 4 (7.41%) VMware
2 1 (1.85%) Ab Initio
2 1 (1.85%) Adobe
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle
2 1 (1.85%) Software AG
2 1 (1.85%) Tableau
2 1 (1.85%) webMethods