Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Machine Learning Researcher was £88,750 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 998 1097 1214
Rank change year-on-year +99 +117 +75
Permanent jobs requiring a Machine Learning Researcher 123 76 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.080% 0.046% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.048% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 122 69 12
England median annual salary £88,750 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.79% -6.67% +42.86%
10th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £132,500 £91,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £88,750 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +26.79% -6.67% +42.86%

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 147,097 157,575 174,804
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 95.90% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 119,487 127,172 147,944
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +122 85 £115,000 +43.75% 10
East of England +37 25 £65,000 -18.75%
South West -5 11 £55,000 -
South East -17 2 £93,750 +33.93% 1
Machine Learning Researcher
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Python
1 123 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 111 (90.24%) Deep Learning
3 104 (84.55%) Bayesian Methods
4 102 (82.93%) Neural Network
5 92 (74.80%) PhD
6 90 (73.17%) Artificial Intelligence
7 79 (64.23%) Natural Language Processing
8 78 (63.41%) Statistics
9 74 (60.16%) Probabilistic Modelling
10 57 (46.34%) Reinforcement Learning
10 57 (46.34%) Markov Model
11 48 (39.02%) C++
12 47 (38.21%) Computer Science
13 43 (34.96%) Econometrics
13 43 (34.96%) Algorithms
14 42 (34.15%) Finance
15 39 (31.71%) Signal Processing
15 39 (31.71%) Quantitative Research
16 38 (30.89%) Statistical Computing
17 35 (28.46%) Big Data
18 33 (26.83%) Mathematics
18 33 (26.83%) Data Science
19 29 (23.58%) Software Engineering
20 27 (21.95%) TensorFlow
21 26 (21.14%) Publishing
21 26 (21.14%) MPhil
22 25 (20.33%) Java
22 25 (20.33%) Hedge funds
23 23 (18.70%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.50%) Amazon Alexa
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.50%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
1 8 (6.50%) Siri
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.46%) Big Data
2 15 (12.20%) Hadoop
2 15 (12.20%) MongoDB
3 10 (8.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Git (software)
General
1 42 (34.15%) Finance
2 26 (21.14%) Publishing
3 14 (11.38%) Games
4 10 (8.13%) Electronics
4 10 (8.13%) Manufacturing
4 10 (8.13%) Marketing
4 10 (8.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (64.23%) Natural Language Processing
2 27 (21.95%) TensorFlow
3 1 (0.81%) Keras
Miscellaneous
1 47 (38.21%) Computer Science
2 43 (34.96%) Algorithms
3 25 (20.33%) Hedge funds
4 10 (8.13%) Mobile App
5 7 (5.69%) Fintech
5 7 (5.69%) Social Media
6 1 (0.81%) Robotics
6 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 111 (90.24%) Deep Learning
3 104 (84.55%) Bayesian Methods
4 102 (82.93%) Neural Network
5 90 (73.17%) Artificial Intelligence
6 78 (63.41%) Statistics
7 74 (60.16%) Probabilistic Modelling
8 57 (46.34%) Markov Model
8 57 (46.34%) Reinforcement Learning
9 43 (34.96%) Econometrics
10 39 (31.71%) Quantitative Research
10 39 (31.71%) Signal Processing
11 38 (30.89%) Statistical Computing
12 33 (26.83%) Data Science
12 33 (26.83%) Mathematics
13 29 (23.58%) Software Engineering
14 23 (18.70%) Physics
15 21 (17.07%) Predictive Analysis
16 14 (11.38%) Data Analysis
17 12 (9.76%) Dialogue System
Programming Languages
1 123 (100.00%) Python
2 48 (39.02%) C++
3 25 (20.33%) Java
4 23 (18.70%) SQL
5 22 (17.89%) MATLAB
6 21 (17.07%) R
7 13 (10.57%) Julia
8 12 (9.76%) C
8 12 (9.76%) C#
9 10 (8.13%) Ruby
9 10 (8.13%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.63%) Go
Qualifications
1 92 (74.80%) PhD
2 26 (21.14%) MPhil
3 12 (9.76%) Degree
4 10 (8.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.63%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 10 (8.13%) SAP
2 5 (4.07%) Google
3 4 (3.25%) Apple