Period
to 20 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Machine Learning Scientist was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 March 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
England > London
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 702 737 761
Rank change year-on-year +35 +24 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Machine Learning Scientist 68 83 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 66 74 66
London median annual salary £70,000 £73,750 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.08% +5.36% +7.69%
10th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £45,625
90th Percentile £128,750 £99,625 £97,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +12.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 58,529 66,348 65,839
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.29% 95.56% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 47,938 55,277 55,793
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £34,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

Machine Learning Scientist
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Machine Learning Scientist in London

Machine Learning Scientist
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Machine Learning Scientist in London

Machine Learning Scientist
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Machine Learning Scientist in London over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Machine Learning Scientist in London

Machine Learning Scientist
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 20 March 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
Central London +40 9 £63,000 +0.80%
East London +14 2 £95,000 -
Machine Learning Scientist
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 March 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 London region featuring Machine Learning Scientist in the job title.

1 68 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 66 (97.06%) Python
3 51 (75.00%) Data Science
4 36 (52.94%) Artificial Intelligence
5 35 (51.47%) Statistics
5 35 (51.47%) Deep Learning
6 34 (50.00%) R
7 33 (48.53%) Natural Language Processing
8 32 (47.06%) Finance
9 28 (41.18%) Neural Network
10 23 (33.82%) Mathematics
10 23 (33.82%) SQL
10 23 (33.82%) Bayesian Methods
11 22 (32.35%) Analytics
12 20 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (26.47%) Java
14 17 (25.00%) PhD
15 16 (23.53%) C++
16 15 (22.06%) Econometrics
16 15 (22.06%) Hadoop
16 15 (22.06%) Algorithms
16 15 (22.06%) Probabilistic Modelling
17 14 (20.59%) Reinforcement Learning
17 14 (20.59%) Scala
17 14 (20.59%) Computer Science
18 13 (19.12%) Banking
18 13 (19.12%) Project Management
19 12 (17.65%) Statistical Computing
19 12 (17.65%) TensorFlow
19 12 (17.65%) Fintech

Machine Learning Scientist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 12 (17.65%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.94%) Jupyter
2 2 (2.94%) SAS
3 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Chatbot
1 2 (2.94%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.94%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) Hadoop
2 7 (10.29%) Big Data
3 3 (4.41%) Text Mining
4 2 (2.94%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.94%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.94%) HBase
4 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.94%) QlikView
5 1 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.47%) Looker
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (47.06%) Finance
2 13 (19.12%) Banking
3 8 (11.76%) Retail
4 4 (5.88%) Publishing
5 3 (4.41%) Games
6 2 (2.94%) Automotive
6 2 (2.94%) Electronics
6 2 (2.94%) Law
6 2 (2.94%) Marketing
6 2 (2.94%) Military
6 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (48.53%) Natural Language Processing
2 12 (17.65%) TensorFlow
3 11 (16.18%) NumPy
4 9 (13.24%) scikit-learn
5 6 (8.82%) Pandas
5 6 (8.82%) SciPy
6 4 (5.88%) Theano
7 3 (4.41%) Keras
7 3 (4.41%) MLlib
7 3 (4.41%) PySpark
7 3 (4.41%) XGBoost
8 2 (2.94%) Caffe
8 2 (2.94%) Django
8 2 (2.94%) Flask
8 2 (2.94%) PyTables
9 1 (1.47%) Matplotlib
9 1 (1.47%) SparkR
9 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (22.06%) Algorithms
3 12 (17.65%) Fintech
4 3 (4.41%) Clustering
5 2 (2.94%) Robotics
5 2 (2.94%) Social Media
5 2 (2.94%) User Experience
6 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 51 (75.00%) Data Science
3 36 (52.94%) Artificial Intelligence
4 35 (51.47%) Deep Learning
4 35 (51.47%) Statistics
5 28 (41.18%) Neural Network
6 23 (33.82%) Bayesian Methods
6 23 (33.82%) Mathematics
7 22 (32.35%) Analytics
8 15 (22.06%) Econometrics
8 15 (22.06%) Probabilistic Modelling
9 14 (20.59%) Computer Science
9 14 (20.59%) Reinforcement Learning
10 13 (19.12%) Project Management
11 12 (17.65%) Signal Processing
11 12 (17.65%) Statistical Computing
12 11 (16.18%) Markov Model
12 11 (16.18%) Mathematical Modelling
12 11 (16.18%) Quantitative Research
12 11 (16.18%) Time Series Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 66 (97.06%) Python
2 34 (50.00%) R
3 23 (33.82%) SQL
4 18 (26.47%) Java
5 16 (23.53%) C++
6 14 (20.59%) Scala
7 9 (13.24%) C
8 4 (5.88%) Julia
9 3 (4.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) PhD
2 8 (11.76%) Degree
3 4 (5.88%) Master's Degree
3 4 (5.88%) MPhil
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Docker
1 2 (2.94%) HDFS
Vendors
1 3 (4.41%) Tableau
2 1 (1.47%) Dataiku
2 1 (1.47%) Google