Period
to 12 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Machine Learning Scientist was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 12 December 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
England > London
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 693 782 747
Rank change year-on-year +89 -35 +97
Permanent jobs requiring a Machine Learning Scientist 106 80 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 104 77 94
London median annual salary £90,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £128,750 £98,750 £115,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%

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 63,424 70,235 71,621
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.32% 94.79% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 52,010 55,698 61,619
London median annual salary £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.83% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,544 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 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
Central London +6 20 £71,250 -3.39% 3
East London - 15 £95,000 -
Machine Learning Scientist
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 London region featuring Machine Learning Scientist in the job title.

1 106 (100.00%) Python
1 106 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 84 (79.25%) Data Science
3 63 (59.43%) Statistics
4 53 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 51 (48.11%) R
6 46 (43.40%) Finance
7 45 (42.45%) Deep Learning
8 39 (36.79%) Analytics
8 39 (36.79%) Natural Language Processing
9 35 (33.02%) Banking
10 33 (31.13%) Mathematics
10 33 (31.13%) Java
11 32 (30.19%) Hadoop
12 31 (29.25%) Neural Network
13 30 (28.30%) Apache Spark
14 29 (27.36%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (27.36%) C++
15 26 (24.53%) SQL
16 25 (23.58%) PhD
16 25 (23.58%) Visualisation
16 25 (23.58%) Computer Science
16 25 (23.58%) TensorFlow
17 24 (22.64%) Bayesian Methods
17 24 (22.64%) NumPy
17 24 (22.64%) Scala
18 23 (21.70%) Data Visualisation
19 22 (20.75%) SciPy
20 21 (19.81%) scikit-learn
20 21 (19.81%) C

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 30 (28.30%) Apache Spark
2 9 (8.49%) Apache
3 4 (3.77%) SAS
4 3 (2.83%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.94%) Jupyter
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Chatbot
2 4 (3.77%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.38%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.66%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.77%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
3 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (30.19%) Hadoop
2 18 (16.98%) Apache Hive
3 17 (16.04%) Big Data
4 16 (15.09%) QlikView
5 15 (14.15%) HBase
5 15 (14.15%) Text Mining
6 10 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.77%) Data Mining
8 3 (2.83%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.94%) Amazon Athena
10 1 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.94%) Mixpanel
10 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.94%) OLAP
10 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.94%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) JIRA
General
1 46 (43.40%) Finance
2 35 (33.02%) Banking
3 10 (9.43%) Marketing
3 10 (9.43%) Retail
4 9 (8.49%) Corporate Banking
4 9 (8.49%) Front Office
4 9 (8.49%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.72%) Games
5 5 (4.72%) Publishing
6 2 (1.89%) Automotive
6 2 (1.89%) Electronics
7 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (36.79%) Natural Language Processing
2 25 (23.58%) TensorFlow
3 24 (22.64%) NumPy
4 22 (20.75%) SciPy
5 21 (19.81%) scikit-learn
6 20 (18.87%) Pandas
7 17 (16.04%) Theano
8 16 (15.09%) PySpark
9 15 (14.15%) MLlib
10 9 (8.49%) Apache Drill
10 9 (8.49%) SparkR
11 4 (3.77%) Kafka
12 2 (1.89%) Caffe
12 2 (1.89%) Django
12 2 (1.89%) Flask
12 2 (1.89%) Keras
12 2 (1.89%) Matplotlib
12 2 (1.89%) XGBoost
13 1 (0.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.36%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (16.98%) Algorithms
3 8 (7.55%) Equities
3 8 (7.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (5.66%) Fintech
5 4 (3.77%) User Experience
6 3 (2.83%) Clustering
6 3 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.89%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.89%) Robotics
7 2 (1.89%) Social Media
8 1 (0.94%) Augmented Reality
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 84 (79.25%) Data Science
3 63 (59.43%) Statistics
4 53 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 45 (42.45%) Deep Learning
6 39 (36.79%) Analytics
7 33 (31.13%) Mathematics
8 31 (29.25%) Neural Network
9 25 (23.58%) Computer Science
9 25 (23.58%) Visualisation
10 24 (22.64%) Bayesian Methods
11 23 (21.70%) Data Visualisation
12 20 (18.87%) Data Analytics
12 20 (18.87%) Econometrics
12 20 (18.87%) Probabilistic Modelling
13 18 (16.98%) Data Analysis
14 17 (16.04%) Data Engineering
15 16 (15.09%) Signal Processing
16 15 (14.15%) Linear Regression
16 15 (14.15%) Time Series Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 106 (100.00%) Python
2 51 (48.11%) R
3 33 (31.13%) Java
4 29 (27.36%) C++
5 26 (24.53%) SQL
6 24 (22.64%) Scala
7 21 (19.81%) C
8 6 (5.66%) MATLAB
9 5 (4.72%) Julia
Qualifications
1 25 (23.58%) PhD
2 12 (11.32%) Degree
3 5 (4.72%) Master's Degree
3 5 (4.72%) MPhil
4 2 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 15 (14.15%) HDFS
2 3 (2.83%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) Oozie
Vendors
1 16 (15.09%) Tableau
2 9 (8.49%) MapR
3 1 (0.94%) Google
3 1 (0.94%) HubSpot
3 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com