Find machine learning engineers in the UK: A guide to source the best talent
Pubished 17th March 2020
In the UK, there are currently 927 machine learning engineers and 72% of them have changed jobs in the last year. The average contractor daily rate is £550 while the average permanent salary is £70,000 in the UK.
Fast stats on machine learning engineers
LinkedIn Talent Insights, November 2020 | www.itjobswatch.co.uk
Machine learning engineers in the UK
Changed jobs in the last year
Avg. Contractor daily rate
Avg. perm salary
The machine learning engineering workforce in the UK has a male majority of 82% whilst 18% are female.
What schools are producing machine learning engineers?
Among the universities where most graduates are placed into machine learning engineer roles in the UK; UCL comes out on top with 92 engineers. The University of Cambridge comes in second with 82 engineers followed by Imperial College London with 74.
Top 3 fields of study for machine learning engineers
The number of professionals studied in the field
56% of the UK's machine learning engineers have a master's degree while 26% have a doctor of philosophy.
Top 3 most common skills among machine learning engineers
The number of machine learning engineers in the UK that list the skill on their LinkedIn profile
Python (Programming Language)
Most common skills among machine learning engineers, breakdown
The majority (98%) of machine learning engineers in the UK list Machine Learning as a skill on their LinkedIn profile. Data Science and Python are also among the top skills listed at 87% and 86% respectively.
Fastest growing skills among machine learning engineers
Machine Learning Algorithms is the fastest-growing skill among machine learning engineers in the UK with an increase of 433% over the past year. Followed by Applied Machine Learning and Matplotlib with increases of 183% and 182% respectively.
Top companies hiring machine learning engineers
Facebook is the top company hiring machine learning engineers in the UK with 34 professionals. Kubrick Group and Apple come in joint second with 24 professionals each.
Industries hiring machine learning engineers
IT & Services is the top industry in the UK where machine learning engineers are hired with 225 professionals. Computer Software comes in second with 186 engineers followed by Internet with 95.
Fastest growing locations for machine learning engineers
London is the most popular location for machine learning engineers in the UK with 467 professionals. Cambridge comes in second with 61 engineers followed by Bristol with 34.
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