Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Machine Learning Scientist was £80,000 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 Scientist
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 990 1041 1114
Rank change year-on-year +51 +73 +80
Permanent jobs requiring a Machine Learning Scientist 131 132 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.085% 0.080% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.084% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 127 127 108
England median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £35,875
90th Percentile £128,750 £95,500 £91,500
UK median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +3.70%

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 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 17 October 2018.

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 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 +63 111 £85,000 +21.43% 8
South East -5 8 £61,250 -15.52% 1
South West +14 5 £50,000 -16.67% 1
East of England +25 3 £57,500 -23.33% 2
Midlands +27 2 £38,000 -15.56% 1
North of England +14 2 £35,000 -30.00% 1
East Midlands - 2 £38,000 -
North East - 1 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Machine Learning Scientist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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.

1 131 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 130 (99.24%) Python
3 115 (87.79%) Data Science
4 73 (55.73%) Statistics
5 70 (53.44%) R
6 59 (45.04%) Artificial Intelligence
7 53 (40.46%) Analytics
8 51 (38.93%) Deep Learning
9 50 (38.17%) Natural Language Processing
10 47 (35.88%) Java
11 41 (31.30%) Mathematics
11 41 (31.30%) Visualisation
12 40 (30.53%) C++
13 39 (29.77%) Hadoop
13 39 (29.77%) Data Visualisation
14 36 (27.48%) PhD
14 36 (27.48%) Finance
14 36 (27.48%) Banking
14 36 (27.48%) Algorithms
15 35 (26.72%) Data Analysis
16 34 (25.95%) Apache Spark
17 33 (25.19%) Computer Science
18 31 (23.66%) TensorFlow
19 30 (22.90%) Analytical Skills
20 29 (22.14%) Pandas
20 29 (22.14%) SciPy
20 29 (22.14%) NumPy
20 29 (22.14%) Scala
20 29 (22.14%) SQL
21 27 (20.61%) scikit-learn

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 34 (25.95%) Apache Spark
2 9 (6.87%) Apache
3 4 (3.05%) Apache Pig
3 4 (3.05%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Chatbot
1 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.05%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.58%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.05%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.53%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (29.77%) Hadoop
2 26 (19.85%) Apache Hive
3 24 (18.32%) Text Mining
4 23 (17.56%) Big Data
4 23 (17.56%) QlikView
5 22 (16.79%) HBase
6 10 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.05%) Data Mining
7 4 (3.05%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.53%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.53%) Mixpanel
8 2 (1.53%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.76%) Amazon Athena
9 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.76%) OLAP
9 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.76%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) JIRA
General
1 36 (27.48%) Banking
1 36 (27.48%) Finance
2 10 (7.63%) Front Office
2 10 (7.63%) Marketing
3 9 (6.87%) Corporate Banking
3 9 (6.87%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.58%) Retail
5 4 (3.05%) Games
5 4 (3.05%) Publishing
6 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.76%) Automotive
6 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (38.17%) Natural Language Processing
2 31 (23.66%) TensorFlow
3 29 (22.14%) NumPy
3 29 (22.14%) Pandas
3 29 (22.14%) SciPy
4 27 (20.61%) scikit-learn
5 23 (17.56%) PySpark
6 22 (16.79%) MLlib
6 22 (16.79%) Theano
7 9 (6.87%) Apache Drill
7 9 (6.87%) SparkR
8 5 (3.82%) Kafka
9 1 (0.76%) CNTK
9 1 (0.76%) Django
9 1 (0.76%) Keras
9 1 (0.76%) Matplotlib
9 1 (0.76%) OpenCV
9 1 (0.76%) Torch
9 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (27.48%) Algorithms
2 33 (25.19%) Computer Science
3 30 (22.90%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.11%) Equities
4 8 (6.11%) Fintech
4 8 (6.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.05%) User Experience
6 3 (2.29%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.29%) NHS
6 3 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.76%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.76%) Clustering
7 1 (0.76%) GPGPU
7 1 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 115 (87.79%) Data Science
3 73 (55.73%) Statistics
4 59 (45.04%) Artificial Intelligence
5 53 (40.46%) Analytics
6 51 (38.93%) Deep Learning
7 41 (31.30%) Mathematics
7 41 (31.30%) Visualisation
8 39 (29.77%) Data Visualisation
9 35 (26.72%) Data Analysis
10 26 (19.85%) Neural Network
11 22 (16.79%) Data Analytics
12 21 (16.03%) Bayesian Methods
12 21 (16.03%) Cybersecurity
13 19 (14.50%) Data Engineering
14 16 (12.21%) Linear Regression
14 16 (12.21%) Probabilistic Modelling
15 13 (9.92%) Reinforcement Learning
16 12 (9.16%) Econometrics
16 12 (9.16%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 130 (99.24%) Python
2 70 (53.44%) R
3 47 (35.88%) Java
4 40 (30.53%) C++
5 29 (22.14%) Scala
5 29 (22.14%) SQL
6 25 (19.08%) C
7 8 (6.11%) MATLAB
8 4 (3.05%) Julia
9 1 (0.76%) C#
9 1 (0.76%) Haskell
9 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.76%) ML
Qualifications
1 36 (27.48%) PhD
2 20 (15.27%) Degree
3 5 (3.82%) Master's Degree
3 5 (3.82%) MPhil
4 2 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.53%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (16.79%) HDFS
2 4 (3.05%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (3.05%) Oozie
Vendors
1 23 (17.56%) Tableau
2 9 (6.87%) MapR
3 4 (3.05%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.53%) Google
4 2 (1.53%) HubSpot
4 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com