Period
to 12 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Machine Learning Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 879 958 1118
Rank change year-on-year +79 +160 +177
Permanent jobs requiring a Machine Learning Engineer 238 213 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.13% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 218 193 76
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.18% -8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £87,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +18.18% -8.33%

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 144,530 160,125 173,168
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.98% 95.90% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 117,518 129,372 146,233
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 2018. 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 +33 127 £70,000 +7.69% 30
East of England +57 47 £67,500 -10.00% 10
South East +46 47 £57,500 +27.78% 8
South West +23 13 £54,500 +9.00% 6
Midlands +27 3 £52,500 -8.70% 3
West Midlands - 2 £52,500 - 3
North of England +24 1 £32,500 -13.33% 2
East Midlands +9 1 £75,000 +30.43%
North West +4 1 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Machine Learning Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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.

1 238 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 173 (72.69%) Python
3 121 (50.84%) Artificial Intelligence
4 120 (50.42%) Deep Learning
5 109 (45.80%) Algorithms
6 106 (44.54%) PhD
7 97 (40.76%) Natural Language Processing
8 96 (40.34%) C++
9 84 (35.29%) Software Engineering
10 81 (34.03%) Java
11 78 (32.77%) TensorFlow
12 74 (31.09%) Data Science
13 62 (26.05%) C
14 56 (23.53%) Neural Network
14 56 (23.53%) Reinforcement Learning
15 55 (23.11%) Amazon AWS
16 49 (20.59%) Bayesian Methods
17 48 (20.17%) Computer Science
18 46 (19.33%) Mathematics
19 45 (18.91%) Linux
20 43 (18.07%) Computer Vision
21 42 (17.65%) Degree
21 42 (17.65%) Big Data
22 38 (15.97%) Probabilistic Modelling
23 35 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
24 34 (14.29%) C#
25 28 (11.76%) Multithreading
26 27 (11.34%) Signal Processing
27 26 (10.92%) Distributed Algorithms
28 25 (10.50%) Analytics

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 10 (4.20%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.68%) Apache Pig
3 4 (1.68%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.42%) Apache
4 1 (0.42%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.42%) Kinematics
4 1 (0.42%) Mule
Applications
1 15 (6.30%) Chatbot
2 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 55 (23.11%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.10%) GitHub
4 5 (2.10%) SaaS
5 4 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.68%) Route 53
5 4 (1.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (1.26%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.84%) Amazon SageMaker
7 2 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.84%) IaaS
7 2 (0.84%) Serverless
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.42%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.84%) DAB
1 2 (0.84%) Internet
1 2 (0.84%) VPN
2 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (17.65%) Big Data
2 17 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 12 (5.04%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.94%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (2.10%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.68%) HBase
8 4 (1.68%) Text Mining
9 3 (1.26%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.26%) Redis
10 2 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.84%) Vectorwise
11 1 (0.42%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.42%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.42%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.42%) GIS
11 1 (0.42%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 22 (9.24%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.52%) JIRA
3 5 (2.10%) Subversion
4 2 (0.84%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.84%) Gradle
4 2 (0.84%) Selenium
4 2 (0.84%) YouTrack
5 1 (0.42%) gulp
5 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.42%) JMeter
5 1 (0.42%) JUnit
5 1 (0.42%) Maven
5 1 (0.42%) Mockito
5 1 (0.42%) Spock
5 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (9.66%) Finance
2 18 (7.56%) Publishing
3 14 (5.88%) Games
4 11 (4.62%) Law
4 11 (4.62%) Military
5 7 (2.94%) Electronics
6 5 (2.10%) Marketing
7 2 (0.84%) Advertising
7 2 (0.84%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.84%) Banking
7 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Retail
8 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (40.76%) Natural Language Processing
2 78 (32.77%) TensorFlow
3 24 (10.08%) Keras
4 18 (7.56%) Caffe
5 13 (5.46%) NumPy
6 11 (4.62%) OpenCV
6 11 (4.62%) Torch
7 10 (4.20%) J2EE
7 10 (4.20%) SciPy
8 9 (3.78%) CNTK
8 9 (3.78%) Deeplearning4j
8 9 (3.78%) MXNet
9 8 (3.36%) Theano
10 7 (2.94%) Pandas
10 7 (2.94%) scikit-learn
11 6 (2.52%) Node.js
12 5 (2.10%) Apache Flex
12 5 (2.10%) Kafka
13 4 (1.68%) Anaconda
13 4 (1.68%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 109 (45.80%) Algorithms
2 48 (20.17%) Computer Science
3 20 (8.40%) Robotics
4 18 (7.56%) Fintech
5 13 (5.46%) Smart City
6 10 (4.20%) Data Structures
7 8 (3.36%) Grid Computing
8 5 (2.10%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.68%) Social Media
10 3 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.42%) Animation
12 1 (0.42%) Augmented Reality
12 1 (0.42%) Clustering
12 1 (0.42%) CUDA
12 1 (0.42%) Cyberattack
12 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.42%) SIMD
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.91%) Linux
2 3 (1.26%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (0.84%) Android
3 2 (0.84%) CoreOS
3 2 (0.84%) Robot Operating System
4 1 (0.42%) Unix
4 1 (0.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 121 (50.84%) Artificial Intelligence
3 120 (50.42%) Deep Learning
4 84 (35.29%) Software Engineering
5 74 (31.09%) Data Science
6 56 (23.53%) Neural Network
6 56 (23.53%) Reinforcement Learning
7 49 (20.59%) Bayesian Methods
8 46 (19.33%) Mathematics
9 43 (18.07%) Computer Vision
10 38 (15.97%) Probabilistic Modelling
11 35 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (11.76%) Multithreading
13 27 (11.34%) Signal Processing
14 26 (10.92%) Distributed Algorithms
15 25 (10.50%) Analytics
15 25 (10.50%) Biology
15 25 (10.50%) Computational Biology
15 25 (10.50%) Computational Linguistics
16 22 (9.24%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 173 (72.69%) Python
2 96 (40.34%) C++
3 81 (34.03%) Java
4 62 (26.05%) C
5 34 (14.29%) C#
6 23 (9.66%) R
7 22 (9.24%) Scala
8 17 (7.14%) SQL
9 12 (5.04%) JavaScript
10 11 (4.62%) MATLAB
11 10 (4.20%) Ada
11 10 (4.20%) Ada 95
12 7 (2.94%) Cython
13 5 (2.10%) Go
14 3 (1.26%) Groovy
14 3 (1.26%) Java 8
15 2 (0.84%) Rust
16 1 (0.42%) Clojure
16 1 (0.42%) Ruby
16 1 (0.42%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 106 (44.54%) PhD
2 42 (17.65%) Degree
3 25 (10.50%) MPhil
4 17 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.52%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.68%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.68%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.84%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.42%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.52%) QA
System Software
1 19 (7.98%) Docker
2 1 (0.42%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 12 (5.04%) Puppet
3 10 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (3.78%) Ansible
5 2 (0.84%) Mesos
Vendors
1 14 (5.88%) Google
2 7 (2.94%) Cisco
2 7 (2.94%) HP
2 7 (2.94%) Juniper
3 4 (1.68%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.84%) Facebook
4 2 (0.84%) Splunk
4 2 (0.84%) Vertica
5 1 (0.42%) Apple
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle
5 1 (0.42%) SAP