Machine Learning Jobs in Scotland

Machine Learning (ML)
UK > Scotland

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Machine Learning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Machine Learning over the 6 months to 19 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
19 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 15 73 116
Rank change year-on-year +58 +43 -38
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 1,420 179 138
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 21.45% 3.74% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.08% 3.97% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71 49 57
10th Percentile £46,306 £42,500 £42,000
25th Percentile £48,125 £50,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,576 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.58% +8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £94,237 £90,000 £68,275
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,629 £83,750
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - - +12.00%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland

Machine Learning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,153 4,507 5,161
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 92.95% 94.09% 91.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2,411 2,266 2,760
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,369 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,810 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.19% +10.11% +7.14%
75th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £87,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.57% +2.50% +9.09%

Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Machine Learning as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Machine Learning in Scotland

Machine Learning
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Machine Learning in Scotland.

Salary trend for Machine Learning in Scotland

Machine Learning
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Machine Learning in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Machine Learning in Scotland

Machine Learning
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Machine Learning within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Glasgow +62 1,346 £73,000 +62.22% 28
Edinburgh +7 54 £74,000 +13.85% 16
Dundee -8 9 £50,000 -31.03% 1
Aberdeen - 5 £40,500 - 2
Midlothian - 3 - - 4
West Lothian - 3 £30,000 -
Machine Learning
UK

Machine Learning
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 279 (19.65%) Apache Spark
2 93 (6.55%) FileNet
3 31 (2.18%) Apache
4 24 (1.69%) Apache Airflow
5 10 (0.70%) CICS
6 3 (0.21%) Confluence
6 3 (0.21%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.14%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 734 (51.69%) AWS
2 102 (7.18%) Azure
3 93 (6.55%) Amazon S3
4 89 (6.27%) GCP
5 70 (4.93%) Datadog
6 55 (3.87%) Cloud Computing
7 52 (3.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 44 (3.10%) GitHub
9 30 (2.11%) BlazeMeter
10 23 (1.62%) Google Play
11 20 (1.41%) Power Platform
12 19 (1.34%) Amazon EKS
13 10 (0.70%) Microsoft 365
14 8 (0.56%) IaaS
14 8 (0.56%) PaaS
15 7 (0.49%) Amazon SageMaker
16 6 (0.42%) Entra ID
16 6 (0.42%) SaaS
17 3 (0.21%) Amazon ECS
17 3 (0.21%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.27%) DSL
2 8 (0.56%) HTTP
2 8 (0.56%) MQTT
3 4 (0.28%) Firewall
3 4 (0.28%) SD-WAN
4 2 (0.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 351 (24.72%) NoSQL
2 195 (13.73%) Big Data
3 127 (8.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 117 (8.24%) Hadoop
5 113 (7.96%) Apache Hive
6 101 (7.11%) HBase
7 93 (6.55%) Elasticsearch
8 68 (4.79%) MongoDB
9 58 (4.08%) Data Lake
10 36 (2.54%) Qlik Sense
11 28 (1.97%) DB2
12 24 (1.69%) Tableau
13 19 (1.34%) Relational Database
14 17 (1.20%) MySQL
14 17 (1.20%) Power BI
15 11 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (0.77%) Flink
16 7 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
17 3 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
17 3 (0.21%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 195 (13.73%) JUnit
2 145 (10.21%) Jenkins
3 108 (7.61%) Git
4 103 (7.25%) Jasmine
5 84 (5.92%) Bitbucket Server
6 60 (4.23%) Cypress.io
6 60 (4.23%) Karma Test Runner
6 60 (4.23%) Protractor
6 60 (4.23%) Selenium
6 60 (4.23%) WebDriver
7 43 (3.03%) Mockito
8 23 (1.62%) Android Studio
9 15 (1.06%) JMeter
10 10 (0.70%) ChangeMan
11 7 (0.49%) Maven
12 3 (0.21%) GitLab
12 3 (0.21%) JIRA
13 2 (0.14%) Visual Studio
14 1 (0.070%) Artifactory
General
1 1,374 (96.76%) Finance
2 1,342 (94.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 1,334 (93.94%) Law
4 630 (44.37%) Marketing
5 440 (30.99%) Legal
6 293 (20.63%) Banking
7 240 (16.90%) Investment Banking
8 140 (9.86%) Social Skills
9 73 (5.14%) Financial Institution
10 67 (4.72%) Influencing Skills
11 59 (4.15%) Presentation Skills
12 31 (2.18%) Private Banking
13 30 (2.11%) Games
14 28 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (1.48%) Prime Brokerage
16 9 (0.63%) Telecoms
17 8 (0.56%) Electronics
17 8 (0.56%) Manufacturing
17 8 (0.56%) Public Sector
18 3 (0.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1,254 (88.31%) Software Engineer
2 560 (39.44%) Java Engineer
3 559 (39.37%) Java Software Engineer
4 397 (27.96%) Lead
5 380 (26.76%) Lead Software Engineer
6 236 (16.62%) Full Stack Engineer
7 232 (16.34%) Full Stack Software Engineer
8 185 (13.03%) AWS Engineer
8 185 (13.03%) AWS Software Engineer
9 177 (12.46%) Python Engineer
9 177 (12.46%) Python Software Engineer
10 153 (10.77%) Senior
11 147 (10.35%) Lead Java Engineer
12 137 (9.65%) Data Engineer
13 133 (9.37%) Big Data Engineer
13 133 (9.37%) Big Data Software Engineer
14 127 (8.94%) Senior Software Engineer
15 95 (6.69%) Developer
16 84 (5.92%) Cloud Engineer
17 83 (5.85%) Cloud Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 390 (27.46%) Spring
2 311 (21.90%) React
3 290 (20.42%) AngularJS
4 220 (15.49%) Kafka
5 215 (15.14%) J2EE
6 185 (13.03%) HTML
7 175 (12.32%) Hibernate
8 167 (11.76%) JMS
9 162 (11.41%) Node.js
10 161 (11.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 155 (10.92%) CSS
12 134 (9.44%) JSON
13 131 (9.23%) jQuery
14 118 (8.31%) Spring Boot
15 103 (7.25%) GraphQL
16 93 (6.55%) Spring Integration
17 78 (5.49%) PySpark
18 70 (4.93%) OpenTelemetry
19 60 (4.23%) Jest
20 47 (3.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 595 (41.90%) Algorithms
2 438 (30.85%) Cloud Native
3 168 (11.83%) Public Cloud
4 153 (10.77%) Onboarding
5 100 (7.04%) Data Structures
6 61 (4.30%) Management Information System
7 42 (2.96%) Legacy Code
7 42 (2.96%) Reference Data
8 41 (2.89%) Product Ownership
9 22 (1.55%) Distributed Systems
10 21 (1.48%) Taxonomies
11 15 (1.06%) Credit Risk
11 15 (1.06%) Market Risk
11 15 (1.06%) Private Cloud
12 14 (0.99%) Mainframe
13 10 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (0.70%) IoT
13 10 (0.70%) VSAM
14 8 (0.56%) Arduino
14 8 (0.56%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 127 (8.94%) Unix
2 57 (4.01%) Linux
3 23 (1.62%) Android
4 3 (0.21%) Windows
5 1 (0.070%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,360 (95.77%) Software Engineering
2 1,357 (95.56%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1,289 (90.77%) Agile
4 1,182 (83.24%) SDLC
5 1,169 (82.32%) Operational Stability
6 1,130 (79.58%) CI/CD
7 856 (60.28%) Community of Practice
8 649 (45.70%) Visualisation
9 613 (43.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 462 (32.54%) Risk Management
11 354 (24.93%) Decision-Making
12 298 (20.99%) Microservices
13 270 (19.01%) Architectural Design
14 266 (18.73%) Full Stack Development
15 252 (17.75%) Information Architecture
16 200 (14.08%) Problem-Solving
17 194 (13.66%) Continuous Delivery
18 180 (12.68%) TDD
19 165 (11.62%) Computer Science
20 150 (10.56%) Client Onboarding
Programming Languages
1 1,019 (71.76%) Java
2 627 (44.15%) Python
3 598 (42.11%) SQL
4 196 (13.80%) JavaScript
5 170 (11.97%) TypeScript
6 102 (7.18%) PL/SQL
7 89 (6.27%) Scala
8 23 (1.62%) Kotlin
9 20 (1.41%) C#
10 19 (1.34%) Go
11 13 (0.92%) C++
12 10 (0.70%) COBOL
12 10 (0.70%) JCL
13 9 (0.63%) C
14 7 (0.49%) Haskell
14 7 (0.49%) Rust
15 3 (0.21%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.21%) VBA
16 2 (0.14%) Bash
16 2 (0.14%) R
Qualifications
1 76 (5.35%) Degree
2 50 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (3.03%) Master's Degree
4 19 (1.34%) AWS Certification
5 16 (1.13%) PhD
6 8 (0.56%) CISSP
7 6 (0.42%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
7 6 (0.42%) CISM
8 4 (0.28%) Azure Certification
8 4 (0.28%) CCNA
8 4 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.28%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (0.21%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.14%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.61%) Accessibility
2 34 (2.39%) Data Quality
3 18 (1.27%) SLA
4 6 (0.42%) NIST
5 1 (0.070%) GDPR
System Software
1 100 (7.04%) HDFS
2 10 (0.70%) Time Sharing Option
3 8 (0.56%) Firmware
4 4 (0.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 204 (14.37%) Terraform
2 183 (12.89%) Kubernetes
3 92 (6.48%) Grafana
4 19 (1.34%) Prometheus
5 7 (0.49%) Graphite
6 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.070%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.070%) Rancher
Vendors
1 257 (18.10%) Oracle
2 244 (17.18%) Databricks
3 94 (6.62%) Splunk
4 87 (6.13%) Dynatrace
5 84 (5.92%) Informatica
6 71 (5.00%) Cloudera
7 54 (3.80%) Alteryx
8 46 (3.24%) Google
9 18 (1.27%) Cognos
9 18 (1.27%) SaltStack
9 18 (1.27%) Sybase
10 15 (1.06%) Microsoft
11 8 (0.56%) NVIDIA
11 8 (0.56%) SAP
12 4 (0.28%) Cisco
13 3 (0.21%) OpenAI
14 1 (0.070%) Dell
14 1 (0.070%) StreamSets
14 1 (0.070%) VMware