Machine Learning Jobs

Machine Learning (ML)
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Machine Learning skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Machine Learning over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 68 114 52
Rank change year-on-year +46 -62 +24
Permanent jobs citing Machine Learning 3,706 2,758 10,076
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.37% 2.98% 5.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.08% 3.13% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,661 1,421 2,703
10th Percentile £43,750 £45,751 £42,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year - -6.67% +15.38%
75th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £91,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £115,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +9.09%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

Machine Learning falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 90,810 88,242 165,721
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 82.65% 95.42% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 62,635 53,650 83,244
10th Percentile £29,750 £33,818 £33,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £43,896
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,899 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.69% +1.50% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +8.81%

Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Machine Learning in the UK

Machine Learning
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Machine Learning in the UK

Machine Learning
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Machine Learning over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Machine Learning in the UK

Machine Learning
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Machine Learning within the UK over the 6 months to 12 June 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
UK excluding London +53 2,647 £60,000 -7.69% 368
England +5 2,312 £70,000 - 847
Scotland +70 1,292 £70,000 +7.69% 23
Work from Home +3 978 £65,000 -5.80% 435
London +30 942 £85,000 +6.25% 486
North of England -24 398 £55,000 -15.38% 78
South East +3 375 £65,000 -7.14% 91
North West +12 297 £55,000 -8.33% 48
South West -5 270 £64,387 -4.00% 51
Midlands -47 188 £57,500 +4.55% 50
West Midlands -25 147 £60,000 +14.29% 35
East of England -21 99 £65,000 -7.14% 63
Yorkshire -55 74 £50,000 -28.00% 22
East Midlands -37 41 £50,000 -25.93% 15
North East -20 27 £47,500 -22.45% 9
Northern Ireland +24 11 £100,000 +33.33% 8
Wales +2 10 £67,500 -42.70% 10
Channel Islands - 3 £60,000 -
Isle of Man - 2 £82,500 -

Machine Learning
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities 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
1 331 (8.93%) Apache Spark
2 166 (4.48%) Apache
3 156 (4.21%) Apache Airflow
4 99 (2.67%) FileNet
5 52 (1.40%) SAS
6 25 (0.67%) Confluence
7 18 (0.49%) SharePoint
8 12 (0.32%) Jupyter
9 11 (0.30%) CICS
10 10 (0.27%) nginx
11 6 (0.16%) Kinematics
12 5 (0.13%) Appian
12 5 (0.13%) Luigi
13 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Exchange
14 3 (0.081%) IIS
15 2 (0.054%) ArcGIS
15 2 (0.054%) CMS
15 2 (0.054%) ThingWorx
16 1 (0.027%) Documentum
16 1 (0.027%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 76 (2.05%) Simulink
2 57 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.22%) Chatbot
7 7 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
8 6 (0.16%) EViews
9 5 (0.13%) Stateflow
10 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.11%) Trello
11 2 (0.054%) SPSS
12 1 (0.027%) Blender
12 1 (0.027%) Oracle Smart View
Business Applications
1 14 (0.38%) Aladdin
2 4 (0.11%) Ripple
3 3 (0.081%) Siebel CRM
3 3 (0.081%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.027%) Data Workbench
4 1 (0.027%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.027%) Salesforce CRM
4 1 (0.027%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.027%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,182 (31.89%) AWS
2 845 (22.80%) Azure
3 366 (9.88%) Power Platform
4 347 (9.36%) GCP
5 119 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
6 118 (3.18%) Amazon S3
6 118 (3.18%) GitHub
7 100 (2.70%) SaaS
8 93 (2.51%) Azure DevOps
9 91 (2.46%) Snowflake
10 87 (2.35%) Azure Data Factory
11 82 (2.21%) Serverless
12 81 (2.19%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 80 (2.16%) Datadog
14 64 (1.73%) Matillion
15 60 (1.62%) Azure Machine Learning
16 57 (1.54%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 57 (1.54%) PowerApps
17 54 (1.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 52 (1.40%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 35 (0.94%) DNS
2 26 (0.70%) HTTP
3 22 (0.59%) Firewall
4 20 (0.54%) Internet
5 15 (0.40%) Network Security
5 15 (0.40%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.35%) VPN
7 11 (0.30%) Wireless
8 10 (0.27%) DSL
9 9 (0.24%) LAN
9 9 (0.24%) WAN
9 9 (0.24%) WLAN
10 6 (0.16%) DHCP
10 6 (0.16%) MQTT
10 6 (0.16%) OpenVPN
11 5 (0.13%) Modbus
11 5 (0.13%) RFID
11 5 (0.13%) SSL
11 5 (0.13%) ZigBee
12 4 (0.11%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 450 (12.14%) NoSQL
2 345 (9.31%) Power BI
3 295 (7.96%) Big Data
4 251 (6.77%) SQL Server
5 249 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
6 213 (5.75%) Data Lake
7 167 (4.51%) Tableau
8 158 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
9 153 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
10 139 (3.75%) Hadoop
11 133 (3.59%) Apache Cassandra
12 112 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 111 (3.00%) Apache Hive
14 101 (2.73%) Apache Ignite
15 95 (2.56%) Relational Database
16 88 (2.37%) HBase
17 73 (1.97%) MongoDB
18 51 (1.38%) Data Mining
19 42 (1.13%) Star Schema
20 40 (1.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 325 (8.77%) Git
2 201 (5.42%) JUnit
3 177 (4.78%) Jenkins
4 147 (3.97%) Cypress.io
5 105 (2.83%) Jasmine
6 84 (2.27%) Selenium
7 79 (2.13%) Bitbucket Server
8 60 (1.62%) Karma Test Runner
8 60 (1.62%) Protractor
8 60 (1.62%) WebDriver
9 52 (1.40%) GitLab
10 51 (1.38%) JIRA
11 47 (1.27%) Mockito
12 25 (0.67%) Android Studio
13 23 (0.62%) MLflow
13 23 (0.62%) Vagrant
14 22 (0.59%) SoapUI
15 20 (0.54%) JMeter
16 15 (0.40%) Bitbucket
17 13 (0.35%) CircleCI
General
1 1,851 (49.95%) Finance
2 1,648 (44.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 1,333 (35.97%) Law
4 801 (21.61%) Social Skills
5 657 (17.73%) Marketing
6 495 (13.36%) Legal
7 459 (12.39%) Banking
8 291 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
9 263 (7.10%) Investment Banking
10 214 (5.77%) Retail
11 199 (5.37%) Public Sector
12 152 (4.10%) Front Office
13 95 (2.56%) Presentation Skills
14 84 (2.27%) Games
15 72 (1.94%) Financial Institution
15 72 (1.94%) Influencing Skills
16 62 (1.67%) Manufacturing
17 39 (1.05%) Electronics
18 38 (1.03%) Organisational Skills
19 35 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1,528 (41.23%) Software Engineer
2 624 (16.84%) Lead
2 624 (16.84%) Senior
3 517 (13.95%) Java Engineer
4 513 (13.84%) Developer
5 511 (13.79%) Java Software Engineer
6 419 (11.31%) Lead Software Engineer
7 334 (9.01%) Python Engineer
8 324 (8.74%) Data Engineer
9 297 (8.01%) Data Scientist
10 290 (7.83%) Python Software Engineer
11 280 (7.56%) Architect
12 260 (7.02%) Full Stack Engineer
13 252 (6.80%) Full Stack Software Engineer
14 183 (4.94%) AWS Engineer
15 182 (4.91%) Senior Software Engineer
16 172 (4.64%) Senior Data Scientist
17 171 (4.61%) AWS Software Engineer
18 166 (4.48%) Developer/Software Engineer
19 158 (4.26%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 531 (14.33%) React
2 355 (9.58%) Spring
3 314 (8.47%) AngularJS
4 274 (7.39%) Kafka
5 250 (6.75%) HTML
6 213 (5.75%) J2EE
7 203 (5.48%) CSS
8 202 (5.45%) Node.js
9 182 (4.91%) Hibernate
9 182 (4.91%) TensorFlow
10 177 (4.78%) PySpark
11 166 (4.48%) JSON
12 165 (4.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 163 (4.40%) JMS
14 140 (3.78%) jQuery
15 134 (3.62%) Pandas
16 132 (3.56%) PyTorch
17 125 (3.37%) .NET
18 109 (2.94%) GraphQL
18 109 (2.94%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 927 (25.01%) Algorithms
2 458 (12.36%) Cloud Native
3 242 (6.53%) Cyberattack
4 199 (5.37%) Data Structures
5 171 (4.61%) Onboarding
6 154 (4.16%) Hedge funds
7 150 (4.05%) Fixed Income
8 148 (3.99%) Product Ownership
9 145 (3.91%) Public Cloud
10 113 (3.05%) Equities
11 103 (2.78%) Management Information System
12 69 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 66 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
14 65 (1.75%) IoT
15 52 (1.40%) Distributed Systems
16 50 (1.35%) Derivative
17 44 (1.19%) Credit Risk
18 41 (1.11%) Reference Data
19 34 (0.92%) Legacy Code
20 31 (0.84%) Distributed Computing
Operating Systems
1 199 (5.37%) Linux
2 128 (3.45%) Unix
3 75 (2.02%) Windows
4 59 (1.59%) Android
5 28 (0.76%) CentOS
6 26 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
7 25 (0.67%) Ubuntu
8 24 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (0.54%) Windows Server
10 9 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
11 6 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
12 5 (0.13%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.081%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.081%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.027%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.027%) Robot Operating System
14 1 (0.027%) Solaris
14 1 (0.027%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,670 (72.05%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2,014 (54.34%) Agile
3 2,001 (53.99%) Software Engineering
4 1,336 (36.05%) CI/CD
5 1,168 (31.52%) SDLC
6 1,070 (28.87%) Operational Stability
7 921 (24.85%) Visualisation
8 883 (23.83%) Data Science
9 810 (21.86%) Community of Practice
10 764 (20.62%) Problem-Solving
11 728 (19.64%) Analytics
12 695 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
13 646 (17.43%) Computer Science
14 554 (14.95%) Decision-Making
15 532 (14.36%) Data Engineering
16 498 (13.44%) Risk Management
17 457 (12.33%) Full Stack Development
18 447 (12.06%) Business Intelligence
19 407 (10.98%) Mentoring
20 386 (10.42%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1,762 (47.54%) Python
2 1,341 (36.18%) SQL
3 1,166 (31.46%) Java
4 430 (11.60%) JavaScript
5 410 (11.06%) TypeScript
6 222 (5.99%) C#
7 182 (4.91%) C++
8 149 (4.02%) R
9 136 (3.67%) Scala
10 122 (3.29%) C
11 91 (2.46%) PL/SQL
12 89 (2.40%) Kotlin
13 68 (1.83%) MATLAB
14 57 (1.54%) T-SQL
15 56 (1.51%) Go
16 28 (0.76%) Bash
17 27 (0.73%) Fortran
18 26 (0.70%) Haskell
19 25 (0.67%) Data Analysis Expressions
19 25 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 825 (22.26%) Degree
2 283 (7.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 263 (7.10%) Security Cleared
4 260 (7.02%) Master's Degree
5 165 (4.45%) PhD
6 158 (4.26%) SC Cleared
7 99 (2.67%) DV Cleared
8 54 (1.46%) DBS Check
9 36 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 28 (0.76%) PMI Certification
11 26 (0.70%) AWS Certification
11 26 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
12 20 (0.54%) Azure Certification
12 20 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
13 16 (0.43%) CISM
13 16 (0.43%) CISSP
14 10 (0.27%) CRISC
14 10 (0.27%) MBA
15 9 (0.24%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
16 7 (0.19%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (4.07%) Data Quality
2 71 (1.92%) QA
3 50 (1.35%) GDPR
4 49 (1.32%) Accessibility
5 15 (0.40%) California Consumer Privacy Act
5 15 (0.40%) SLA
6 12 (0.32%) NIST
7 7 (0.19%) Def Stans
7 7 (0.19%) IEC 61508
8 5 (0.13%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.11%) COBIT
10 3 (0.081%) GRC
10 3 (0.081%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.054%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.054%) PMO
12 1 (0.027%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.027%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 174 (4.70%) Docker
2 93 (2.51%) HDFS
3 31 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
4 23 (0.62%) Firmware
5 11 (0.30%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.30%) Time Sharing Option
6 10 (0.27%) Active Directory
6 10 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.11%) KVM
7 4 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.054%) IAG
9 1 (0.027%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 383 (10.33%) Kubernetes
2 312 (8.42%) Terraform
3 93 (2.51%) Grafana
4 52 (1.40%) Ansible
5 23 (0.62%) Prometheus
6 12 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (0.19%) Argo
7 7 (0.19%) Graphite
8 6 (0.16%) Kubeflow
9 3 (0.081%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.081%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.081%) Progress Chef
10 2 (0.054%) Core Impact
10 2 (0.054%) Kibana
10 2 (0.054%) Podman
10 2 (0.054%) Puppet
11 1 (0.027%) Avamar
11 1 (0.027%) Packer
11 1 (0.027%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.027%) vRealize
Vendors
1 422 (11.39%) Databricks
2 382 (10.31%) Microsoft
3 262 (7.07%) Oracle
4 223 (6.02%) Google
5 102 (2.75%) Splunk
6 89 (2.40%) Dynatrace
6 89 (2.40%) Informatica
7 84 (2.27%) Alteryx
8 65 (1.75%) Cloudera
9 51 (1.38%) Xilinx
10 33 (0.89%) OpenAI
11 28 (0.76%) Salesforce
12 20 (0.54%) Bloomberg
13 18 (0.49%) SaltStack
13 18 (0.49%) SAP
14 17 (0.46%) Dataiku
15 16 (0.43%) Pega
16 14 (0.38%) BISAM
16 14 (0.38%) Cisco
16 14 (0.38%) Dell