Period
to 16 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Machine Learning Researcher was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 November 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1017 1006 1108
Rank change year-on-year -11 +102 +106
Permanent jobs requiring a Machine Learning Researcher 14 131 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.011% 0.086% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.090% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 14 127 75
England median annual salary £50,000 £92,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.95% +32.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £32,875 £53,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £132,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £92,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -45.95% +32.14% -6.67%

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 120,178 145,613 162,100
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.60% 95.97% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 97,033 118,306 131,035
England median annual salary £52,419 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.84% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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
South East +35 8 £42,500 -63.04% 1
London -7 3 £65,000 -43.48%
East of England +40 1 £62,500 -3.85%
North of England - 1 £45,000 -
Midlands - 1 £57,500 -
North West - 1 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £57,500 -
Machine Learning Researcher
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 14 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 13 (92.86%) Python
3 11 (78.57%) PhD
4 10 (71.43%) C++
5 9 (64.29%) Deep Learning
6 8 (57.14%) Artificial Intelligence
6 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
6 8 (57.14%) Mathematics
7 7 (50.00%) Degree
7 7 (50.00%) Algorithms
7 7 (50.00%) TensorFlow
8 6 (42.86%) Caffe
9 4 (28.57%) Computer Vision
10 3 (21.43%) Keras
10 3 (21.43%) Convolutional Neural Network
10 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (21.43%) Data Analytics
10 3 (21.43%) OpenCV
10 3 (21.43%) Analytics
10 3 (21.43%) Physics
10 3 (21.43%) Image Processing
10 3 (21.43%) Open Source
10 3 (21.43%) C#
11 2 (14.29%) C
11 2 (14.29%) Java
11 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
11 2 (14.29%) Neural Network
11 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 2 (14.29%) Electronics
11 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Blockchain
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 2 (14.29%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) TensorFlow
2 6 (42.86%) Caffe
3 3 (21.43%) Keras
3 3 (21.43%) OpenCV
4 2 (14.29%) PyTorch
5 1 (7.14%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (7.14%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (14.29%) Cyberattack
3 1 (7.14%) CUDA
3 1 (7.14%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 9 (64.29%) Deep Learning
3 8 (57.14%) Artificial Intelligence
3 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 8 (57.14%) Mathematics
4 4 (28.57%) Computer Vision
5 3 (21.43%) Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) Convolutional Neural Network
5 3 (21.43%) Data Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) Image Processing
5 3 (21.43%) Open Source
5 3 (21.43%) Physics
5 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (14.29%) Data Science
6 2 (14.29%) Federated Learning
6 2 (14.29%) Neural Network
6 2 (14.29%) SIEM
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Python
2 10 (71.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 2 (14.29%) R
5 1 (7.14%) F#
5 1 (7.14%) Haskell
5 1 (7.14%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) PhD
2 7 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) Postgraduate
4 1 (7.14%) Numerate Degree