Period
to 24 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Machine Learning Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Machine Learning Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 813 891 1108
Rank change year-on-year +78 +217 +127
Permanent jobs requiring a Machine Learning Engineer 267 282 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.17% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 237 251 69
England median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% +12.50% -4.00%
10th Percentile £43,250 £42,500 £42,000
90th Percentile £88,500 £97,500 £85,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 135,276 156,885 161,473
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.19% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 109,204 128,867 135,412
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,463 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Machine Learning Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Machine Learning Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Machine Learning Engineer in England

Machine Learning Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Machine Learning Engineer in England.

Salary trend for Machine Learning Engineer in England

Machine Learning Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Machine Learning Engineer in England over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Machine Learning Engineer in England

Machine Learning Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Machine Learning Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 24 January 2019. 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
London +13 141 £67,500 -6.90% 23
South East +71 66 £57,500 +15.00% 11
East of England +18 32 £60,000 - 21
North of England +59 13 £60,000 +37.14% 2
Yorkshire - 13 £60,000 - 1
South West +3 11 £52,500 -12.50% 4
Midlands - 4 £58,750 -
West Midlands - 3 £52,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £75,000 -
Machine Learning Engineer
UK

Machine Learning Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, Machine Learning Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Machine Learning Engineer in the job title.

1 267 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 187 (70.04%) Python
3 132 (49.44%) Artificial Intelligence
4 128 (47.94%) Deep Learning
5 112 (41.95%) PhD
6 111 (41.57%) Algorithms
7 101 (37.83%) Java
8 97 (36.33%) C++
9 95 (35.58%) Software Engineering
10 80 (29.96%) TensorFlow
10 80 (29.96%) Natural Language Processing
11 79 (29.59%) Data Science
12 68 (25.47%) Linux
13 61 (22.85%) C
14 59 (22.10%) Degree
14 59 (22.10%) Neural Network
14 59 (22.10%) Amazon AWS
15 56 (20.97%) Computer Science
15 56 (20.97%) Mathematics
16 52 (19.48%) Big Data
17 50 (18.73%) Computer Vision
18 45 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
19 40 (14.98%) Reinforcement Learning
20 39 (14.61%) Keras
21 33 (12.36%) R
22 32 (11.99%) DevOps
22 32 (11.99%) C#
22 32 (11.99%) Caffe
23 31 (11.61%) Bayesian Methods
24 27 (10.11%) Docker

Machine Learning Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 18 (6.74%) Apache Spark
2 9 (3.37%) Apache Solr
3 5 (1.87%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.75%) Apache
4 2 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.37%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.37%) Kinematics
5 1 (0.37%) Mule
Applications
1 14 (5.24%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.37%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 59 (22.10%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.99%) Amazon S3
3 13 (4.87%) CloudFront
3 13 (4.87%) GitHub
4 9 (3.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.87%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (1.87%) Serverless
7 4 (1.50%) SaaS
8 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.75%) Amazon SageMaker
9 2 (0.75%) IaaS
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.87%) Skype
2 2 (0.75%) Internet
2 2 (0.75%) VPN
3 1 (0.37%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (19.48%) Big Data
2 25 (9.36%) Hadoop
3 17 (6.37%) Relational Database
4 16 (5.99%) NoSQL
5 15 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (4.87%) Hazelcast
7 9 (3.37%) Text Mining
8 7 (2.62%) Apache Hive
9 6 (2.25%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.50%) Data Lake
10 4 (1.50%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.12%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.75%) HBase
12 2 (0.75%) Power BI
13 1 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.37%) BigQuery
13 1 (0.37%) Impala
13 1 (0.37%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (8.24%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.87%) CircleCI
2 13 (4.87%) GitLab
2 13 (4.87%) IntelliJ
3 11 (4.12%) Subversion
4 3 (1.12%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.75%) Gradle
5 2 (0.75%) Maven
5 2 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.75%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.37%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (7.87%) Games
1 21 (7.87%) Law
2 20 (7.49%) Military
3 19 (7.12%) Finance
4 16 (5.99%) Publishing
5 8 (3.00%) Marketing
6 6 (2.25%) Electronics
7 2 (0.75%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.37%) Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.37%) Retail
8 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (29.96%) Natural Language Processing
1 80 (29.96%) TensorFlow
2 39 (14.61%) Keras
3 32 (11.99%) Caffe
4 27 (10.11%) Torch
5 25 (9.36%) J2EE
6 24 (8.99%) CNTK
6 24 (8.99%) Deeplearning4j
6 24 (8.99%) MXNet
7 19 (7.12%) NumPy
8 17 (6.37%) scikit-learn
9 16 (5.99%) SciPy
10 14 (5.24%) Node.js
11 13 (4.87%) Apache Flex
11 13 (4.87%) Elastic Stack
11 13 (4.87%) Vue.js
12 12 (4.49%) OpenCV
13 11 (4.12%) Pandas
14 10 (3.75%) Kafka
15 8 (3.00%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 111 (41.57%) Algorithms
2 17 (6.37%) Fintech
3 16 (5.99%) Robotics
4 13 (4.87%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.25%) Smart City
7 5 (1.87%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.12%) Grid Computing
8 3 (1.12%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.12%) Social Media
9 2 (0.75%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.37%) BBC
10 1 (0.37%) Clustering
10 1 (0.37%) CUDA
10 1 (0.37%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.37%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 68 (25.47%) Linux
2 5 (1.87%) Unix
3 3 (1.12%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (0.75%) CoreOS
4 2 (0.75%) Robot Operating System
4 2 (0.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 132 (49.44%) Artificial Intelligence
3 128 (47.94%) Deep Learning
4 95 (35.58%) Software Engineering
5 79 (29.59%) Data Science
6 59 (22.10%) Neural Network
7 56 (20.97%) Computer Science
7 56 (20.97%) Mathematics
8 50 (18.73%) Computer Vision
9 45 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
10 40 (14.98%) Reinforcement Learning
11 32 (11.99%) DevOps
12 31 (11.61%) Bayesian Methods
13 26 (9.74%) Analytics
13 26 (9.74%) Signal Processing
14 25 (9.36%) Probabilistic Modelling
15 21 (7.87%) Image Processing
15 21 (7.87%) Multithreading
15 21 (7.87%) Statistics
16 19 (7.12%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 187 (70.04%) Python
2 101 (37.83%) Java
3 97 (36.33%) C++
4 61 (22.85%) C
5 33 (12.36%) R
6 32 (11.99%) C#
7 25 (9.36%) Ada
7 25 (9.36%) Ada 95
8 23 (8.61%) JavaScript
9 19 (7.12%) Go
9 19 (7.12%) Scala
9 19 (7.12%) SQL
10 16 (5.99%) MATLAB
11 13 (4.87%) TypeScript
12 8 (3.00%) Cython
13 5 (1.87%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.50%) Rust
15 3 (1.12%) Java 8
16 1 (0.37%) Clojure
16 1 (0.37%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 112 (41.95%) PhD
2 59 (22.10%) Degree
3 16 (5.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (5.24%) MPhil
5 13 (4.87%) Postgraduate
6 7 (2.62%) Master's Degree
7 5 (1.87%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.87%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.50%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (1.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.87%) QA
System Software
1 27 (10.11%) Docker
2 2 (0.75%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 27 (10.11%) Kubernetes
2 19 (7.12%) Terraform
3 13 (4.87%) Ansible
3 13 (4.87%) Consul
3 13 (4.87%) Prometheus
4 12 (4.49%) Puppet
5 11 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.75%) Mesos
7 1 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 9 (3.37%) Google
2 7 (2.62%) Cisco
2 7 (2.62%) HP
2 7 (2.62%) Juniper
3 4 (1.50%) Alteryx
4 2 (0.75%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.37%) Apple
5 1 (0.37%) Facebook
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle
5 1 (0.37%) SAP
5 1 (0.37%) Tableau