Period
to 22 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Machine Learning Scientist was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

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

Machine Learning Scientist
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 971 995 1089
Rank change year-on-year +24 +94 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Machine Learning Scientist 87 157 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.065% 0.097% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.10% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 78 133 95
England median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +7.41% +3.85%
10th Percentile £44,625 £48,000 £42,700
90th Percentile £90,000 £97,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £68,750 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -5.17% +7.41% +3.85%

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 128,349 156,000 161,719
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 96.32% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 103,366 127,072 132,680
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,460 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Machine Learning Scientist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Machine Learning Scientist in England

Machine Learning Scientist
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Machine Learning Scientist in England

Machine Learning Scientist
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Machine Learning Scientist in England over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Machine Learning Scientist in England

Machine Learning Scientist
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 Scientist within the England region over the 6 months to 22 July 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 +59 66 £70,000 -6.67% 1
East of England +83 9 £70,000 +21.74%
South West +3 6 £54,000 -1.82% 1
Midlands +40 3 £37,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £37,500 -
South East +26 2 £49,500 -17.50% 1
North of England +16 1 £70,000 +21.74%
Yorkshire +7 1 £70,000 +115.38%
Machine Learning Scientist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, Machine Learning Scientist 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 Scientist in the job title.

1 87 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 80 (91.95%) Data Science
3 78 (89.66%) Python
4 46 (52.87%) Algorithms
5 45 (51.72%) R
6 43 (49.43%) Deep Learning
7 39 (44.83%) Natural Language Processing
7 39 (44.83%) SQL
8 38 (43.68%) Artificial Intelligence
8 38 (43.68%) Analytics
9 31 (35.63%) Mathematics
10 30 (34.48%) PhD
11 27 (31.03%) Finance
12 24 (27.59%) Computer Science
13 22 (25.29%) Fintech
14 21 (24.14%) Degree
14 21 (24.14%) Statistics
14 21 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (22.99%) Physics
16 18 (20.69%) Neural Network
16 18 (20.69%) Software Engineering
17 17 (19.54%) Big Data
18 15 (17.24%) Hadoop
19 14 (16.09%) Marketing
19 14 (16.09%) Java
20 13 (14.94%) C++
20 13 (14.94%) MATLAB
20 13 (14.94%) TensorFlow
21 12 (13.79%) scikit-learn
21 12 (13.79%) Predictive Modelling

Machine Learning Scientist 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 5 (5.75%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.30%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SPSS
1 1 (1.15%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.49%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.90%) GitHub
3 2 (2.30%) Serverless
4 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.54%) Big Data
2 15 (17.24%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.45%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.15%) Looker
4 1 (1.15%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (31.03%) Finance
2 14 (16.09%) Marketing
3 7 (8.05%) Banking
3 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Games
4 1 (1.15%) Law
4 1 (1.15%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (44.83%) Natural Language Processing
2 13 (14.94%) TensorFlow
3 12 (13.79%) scikit-learn
4 11 (12.64%) NumPy
4 11 (12.64%) Pandas
5 8 (9.20%) React
6 7 (8.05%) PySpark
7 6 (6.90%) AngularJS
7 6 (6.90%) Caffe
7 6 (6.90%) J2EE
7 6 (6.90%) J2SE
7 6 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (5.75%) Web Services
9 4 (4.60%) Keras
9 4 (4.60%) OpenCV
10 2 (2.30%) Dask
10 2 (2.30%) Flask
10 2 (2.30%) PyMC3
10 2 (2.30%) PyTables
10 2 (2.30%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 46 (52.87%) Algorithms
2 21 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.34%) Credit Risk
4 5 (5.75%) Social Media
5 4 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.45%) Robotics
7 1 (1.15%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.15%) Arduino
7 1 (1.15%) Derivative
7 1 (1.15%) Media Streaming
7 1 (1.15%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.30%) Linux
2 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 80 (91.95%) Data Science
3 43 (49.43%) Deep Learning
4 38 (43.68%) Analytics
4 38 (43.68%) Artificial Intelligence
5 31 (35.63%) Mathematics
6 24 (27.59%) Computer Science
7 22 (25.29%) Fintech
8 21 (24.14%) Statistics
9 20 (22.99%) Physics
10 18 (20.69%) Neural Network
10 18 (20.69%) Software Engineering
11 12 (13.79%) Predictive Modelling
12 11 (12.64%) Visualisation
13 10 (11.49%) Bayesian Methods
13 10 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (11.49%) Project Management
14 9 (10.34%) Computer Vision
14 9 (10.34%) Mentoring
14 9 (10.34%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 78 (89.66%) Python
2 45 (51.72%) R
3 39 (44.83%) SQL
4 14 (16.09%) Java
5 13 (14.94%) C++
5 13 (14.94%) MATLAB
6 12 (13.79%) C
7 7 (8.05%) C#
8 6 (6.90%) Bash Shell
8 6 (6.90%) Bourne shell
8 6 (6.90%) Korn
8 6 (6.90%) PHP
8 6 (6.90%) Ruby
8 6 (6.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (34.48%) PhD
2 21 (24.14%) Degree
3 7 (8.05%) DV Cleared
3 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.60%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (9.20%) Google
2 1 (1.15%) Alteryx
2 1 (1.15%) IBM
2 1 (1.15%) Rackspace
2 1 (1.15%) Tableau