Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Machine Learning Researcher was £92,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 986 1090 1183
Rank change year-on-year +104 +93 +101
Permanent jobs requiring a Machine Learning Researcher 135 81 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.091% 0.048% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.050% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 132 74 17
England median annual salary £92,500 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.14% -6.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £132,500 £90,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £92,500 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +32.14% -6.67% +20.00%

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 142,380 161,499 168,572
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.97% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 115,418 130,997 141,909
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,375
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 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 +155 105 £115,000 +64.29% 4
East of England +34 20 £61,250 -23.44%
South West -4 10 £55,000 -
Machine Learning Researcher
UK

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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.

1 135 (100.00%) Python
1 135 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 121 (89.63%) Deep Learning
3 118 (87.41%) Bayesian Methods
4 111 (82.22%) Neural Network
5 103 (76.30%) Artificial Intelligence
6 98 (72.59%) PhD
7 95 (70.37%) Statistics
7 95 (70.37%) Natural Language Processing
8 91 (67.41%) Probabilistic Modelling
9 69 (51.11%) Reinforcement Learning
10 67 (49.63%) Markov Model
11 54 (40.00%) Econometrics
11 54 (40.00%) Finance
12 53 (39.26%) C++
13 51 (37.78%) Computer Science
14 48 (35.56%) Signal Processing
14 48 (35.56%) Statistical Computing
14 48 (35.56%) Quantitative Research
15 46 (34.07%) Mathematics
16 39 (28.89%) Algorithms
17 38 (28.15%) Big Data
18 36 (26.67%) Software Engineering
18 36 (26.67%) Publishing
19 31 (22.96%) Java
20 29 (21.48%) SQL
20 29 (21.48%) Physics
21 27 (20.00%) MATLAB
21 27 (20.00%) R
21 27 (20.00%) Data Science

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:

Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.93%) Amazon Alexa
1 8 (5.93%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
1 8 (5.93%) Siri
2 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (28.15%) Big Data
2 10 (7.41%) Data Mining
2 10 (7.41%) Hadoop
2 10 (7.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
General
1 54 (40.00%) Finance
2 36 (26.67%) Publishing
3 22 (16.30%) Games
4 10 (7.41%) Electronics
4 10 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 10 (7.41%) Marketing
4 10 (7.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (70.37%) Natural Language Processing
2 23 (17.04%) TensorFlow
3 2 (1.48%) Django
3 2 (1.48%) Flask
3 2 (1.48%) NumPy
3 2 (1.48%) scikit-learn
3 2 (1.48%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 39 (28.89%) Algorithms
2 26 (19.26%) Hedge funds
3 10 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.19%) Social Media
5 5 (3.70%) Fintech
6 3 (2.22%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 121 (89.63%) Deep Learning
3 118 (87.41%) Bayesian Methods
4 111 (82.22%) Neural Network
5 103 (76.30%) Artificial Intelligence
6 95 (70.37%) Statistics
7 91 (67.41%) Probabilistic Modelling
8 69 (51.11%) Reinforcement Learning
9 67 (49.63%) Markov Model
10 54 (40.00%) Econometrics
11 51 (37.78%) Computer Science
12 48 (35.56%) Quantitative Research
12 48 (35.56%) Signal Processing
12 48 (35.56%) Statistical Computing
13 46 (34.07%) Mathematics
14 36 (26.67%) Software Engineering
15 29 (21.48%) Physics
16 27 (20.00%) Data Science
17 22 (16.30%) Data Analysis
18 16 (11.85%) Time Series Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 135 (100.00%) Python
2 53 (39.26%) C++
3 31 (22.96%) Java
4 29 (21.48%) SQL
5 27 (20.00%) MATLAB
5 27 (20.00%) R
6 14 (10.37%) Julia
7 12 (8.89%) C
7 12 (8.89%) C#
8 10 (7.41%) Ruby
8 10 (7.41%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.48%) Go
Qualifications
1 98 (72.59%) PhD
2 27 (20.00%) MPhil
3 12 (8.89%) Degree
4 10 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.48%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 10 (7.41%) SAP
2 4 (2.96%) Apple
2 4 (2.96%) Google