Period
to 26 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Machine Learning Researcher was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 26 May 2019.

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

Machine Learning Researcher
UK > England
6 months to
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1032 1110 1124
Rank change year-on-year +78 +14 +126
Permanent jobs requiring a Machine Learning Researcher 34 67 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.025% 0.041% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.043% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 32 59 30
England median annual salary £57,500 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.86% -6.67% +13.21%
10th Percentile £40,250 £47,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £126,000 £132,500 £105,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -17.86% -6.67% +13.21%

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 128,059 156,817 155,203
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 96.40% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 102,583 128,319 129,398
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Machine Learning Researcher
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Machine Learning Researcher in England

Machine Learning Researcher
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Machine Learning Researcher in England

Machine Learning Researcher
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Machine Learning Researcher in England over the 6 months to 26 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Machine Learning Researcher in England

Machine Learning Researcher
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 Researcher within the England region over the 6 months to 26 May 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 +77 31 £57,500 -42.50%
Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
South West +12 1 - -
Machine Learning Researcher
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, Machine Learning Researcher 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 Researcher in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Python
1 34 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 28 (82.35%) Artificial Intelligence
3 27 (79.41%) Deep Learning
4 26 (76.47%) PhD
5 23 (67.65%) C++
6 22 (64.71%) MATLAB
7 19 (55.88%) Neural Network
7 19 (55.88%) Computer Science
8 14 (41.18%) Data Analytics
8 14 (41.18%) Analytics
9 13 (38.24%) C
10 12 (35.29%) C#
10 12 (35.29%) Behavioural Analysis
11 9 (26.47%) Statistics
11 9 (26.47%) Degree
11 9 (26.47%) Natural Language Processing
11 9 (26.47%) TensorFlow
12 8 (23.53%) Mathematics
12 8 (23.53%) Caffe
12 8 (23.53%) Computer Vision
13 7 (20.59%) Bayesian Methods
13 7 (20.59%) OpenCV
14 6 (17.65%) R
14 6 (17.65%) Probabilistic Modelling
15 5 (14.71%) Predictive Modelling
15 5 (14.71%) Finance
16 4 (11.76%) Physics
16 4 (11.76%) Econometrics
16 4 (11.76%) SQL

Machine Learning Researcher 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Electronics
2 2 (5.88%) Games
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.88%) Publishing
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) Natural Language Processing
1 9 (26.47%) TensorFlow
2 8 (23.53%) Caffe
3 7 (20.59%) OpenCV
4 1 (2.94%) NumPy
4 1 (2.94%) PySpark
4 1 (2.94%) scikit-learn
4 1 (2.94%) Theano
4 1 (2.94%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.94%) Fintech
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 28 (82.35%) Artificial Intelligence
3 27 (79.41%) Deep Learning
4 19 (55.88%) Computer Science
4 19 (55.88%) Neural Network
5 14 (41.18%) Analytics
5 14 (41.18%) Data Analytics
6 12 (35.29%) Behavioural Analysis
7 9 (26.47%) Statistics
8 8 (23.53%) Computer Vision
8 8 (23.53%) Mathematics
9 7 (20.59%) Bayesian Methods
10 6 (17.65%) Probabilistic Modelling
11 5 (14.71%) Predictive Modelling
12 4 (11.76%) Econometrics
12 4 (11.76%) Physics
12 4 (11.76%) Quantitative Research
12 4 (11.76%) Reinforcement Learning
12 4 (11.76%) Signal Processing
12 4 (11.76%) Statistical Computing
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Python
2 23 (67.65%) C++
3 22 (64.71%) MATLAB
4 13 (38.24%) C
5 12 (35.29%) C#
6 6 (17.65%) R
7 4 (11.76%) SQL
8 2 (5.88%) Java
9 1 (2.94%) Ruby
9 1 (2.94%) Rust
9 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (76.47%) PhD
2 9 (26.47%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.94%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Google
1 1 (2.94%) SAP