The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Algorithms over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Algorithms
UK
Rank 236 246 328
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +82
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 1146 1378 1004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.35% 1.37% 0.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.52% 3.36% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 939 1166 879
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
32532 40984 41404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.40% 40.65% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 26375 32791 33298
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Algorithms
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Algorithms as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Algorithms Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Algorithms
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Algorithms within the UK.

Algorithms Salary Trend in the UK

Algorithms
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Algorithms over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 within the UK.

Algorithms Salary Histogram in the UK

Algorithms
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithms within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 1100 £57,500 - 250
London -19 614 £65,000 -7.14% 141
East of England +51 136 £40,000 -20.00% 29
South East -6 124 £47,500 +5.55% 36
Cambridgeshire +22 110 £47,500 -5.00% 26
Cambridge +30 109 £47,500 +5.55% 24
City of London +35 102 £67,500 -5.26% 31
North West +18 77 £60,000 +33.33% 13
Manchester +2 73 £60,000 +33.33% 6
Yorkshire +43 52 £60,000 +20.00% 14
South West +25 44 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Oxfordshire -14 38 £51,250 -6.81% 11
Hampshire +28 34 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Scotland +37 31 £38,750 -16.21% 3
West Yorkshire +35 31 £60,000 +9.09% 10
Leeds +33 31 £60,000 +9.09% 10
Oxford -9 31 £52,500 +5.00% 9
East Midlands -6 27 £42,500 +13.33% 3
West Midlands +12 22 £37,000 -38.33% 2
Edinburgh +13 21 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Surrey +11 19 £55,000 +37.50% 7
Devon +8 18 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Oldham - 18 £37,500 - 2
South Yorkshire +22 17 £31,500 -25.88% 4
Sheffield +19 17 £31,500 -25.88% 3
Hertfordshire +3 17 £40,000 -28.57% 2
Southampton +21 16 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Berkshire +30 14 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Basingstoke +2 11 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Leicestershire -21 11 £42,500 +13.33% 2

Algorithms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing Algorithms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 1018 (43.30%) Java
2 813 (34.58%) Computer Science
3 811 (34.50%) Python
4 798 (33.94%) C++
5 778 (33.09%) Software Engineering
6 774 (32.92%) Degree
7 714 (30.37%) Data Structures
8 688 (29.26%) Mathematics
9 646 (27.48%) Machine Learning
10 617 (26.24%) Agile Software Development
11 565 (24.03%) SQL
12 548 (23.31%) OO
13 521 (22.16%) Finance
14 501 (21.31%) C#
15 466 (19.82%) Linux
16 448 (19.06%) Big Data
17 390 (16.59%) PhD
18 369 (15.70%) Analytics
19 358 (15.23%) NoSQL
20 331 (14.08%) C
21 303 (12.89%) JavaScript
22 300 (12.76%) Multithreading
23 298 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
24 294 (12.51%) R
25 287 (12.21%) Apache Spark
26 286 (12.17%) Git (software)
27 273 (11.61%) .NET
28 260 (11.06%) Hadoop
29 256 (10.89%) Physics
30 249 (10.59%) Continuous Integration

Algorithms
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 287 (12.21%) Apache Spark
2 123 (5.23%) Elasticsearch
3 62 (2.64%) SAS
4 49 (2.08%) Apache Solr
5 47 (2.00%) Apache
6 21 (0.89%) Apache Pig
6 21 (0.89%) IIS
7 13 (0.55%) Tomcat
8 10 (0.43%) CMS
8 10 (0.43%) NServiceBus
8 10 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (0.43%) WebSphere
9 9 (0.38%) JBoss
9 9 (0.38%) SharePoint
9 9 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
10 6 (0.26%) IBM HTTP Server
10 6 (0.26%) Luigi
10 6 (0.26%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 69 (2.93%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.36%) GNU Octave
3 25 (1.06%) Simulink
4 20 (0.85%) SPSS
5 10 (0.43%) MS Office
6 8 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.30%) EViews
8 6 (0.26%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.13%) InDesign
9 3 (0.13%) Mathematica
9 3 (0.13%) S-PLUS
9 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.13%) Weka
10 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.043%) Gephi
10 1 (0.043%) Mathcad
10 1 (0.043%) NUKE
10 1 (0.043%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 5 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.17%) SAP CAR
4 4 (0.17%) SAP Retail
5 3 (0.13%) Magento
6 2 (0.085%) MetaTrader
6 2 (0.085%) OpenCart
6 2 (0.085%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.043%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.043%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.043%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.043%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.043%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.043%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.043%) SAP POS DM
Cloud Services
1 205 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
4 57 (2.42%) GitHub
5 34 (1.45%) SaaS
6 22 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
7 20 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
8 19 (0.81%) Google Analytics
9 16 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
9 16 (0.68%) Amazon S3
10 10 (0.43%) PaaS
11 9 (0.38%) Office 365
12 7 (0.30%) Heroku
13 6 (0.26%) AdWords
14 3 (0.13%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.13%) Slack
14 3 (0.13%) Yammer
15 2 (0.085%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.085%) Azure Machine Learning
15 2 (0.085%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 46 (1.96%) HTTP
3 29 (1.23%) Internet
4 20 (0.85%) Firewall
5 18 (0.77%) DNS
6 16 (0.68%) FTP
6 16 (0.68%) Skype
7 15 (0.64%) LDAP
8 14 (0.60%) Wireshark
9 12 (0.51%) SSL
9 12 (0.51%) Wireless
10 10 (0.43%) CDMA
10 10 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (0.43%) Ethernet
10 10 (0.43%) Software-Defined Radio
10 10 (0.43%) TDMA
11 9 (0.38%) Bluetooth
11 9 (0.38%) HTTPS
12 8 (0.34%) LAN
12 8 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 448 (19.06%) Big Data
2 358 (15.23%) NoSQL
3 260 (11.06%) Hadoop
4 150 (6.38%) Relational Database
5 143 (6.08%) MongoDB
5 143 (6.08%) SQL Server
6 125 (5.32%) Data Mining
7 96 (4.08%) MySQL
8 89 (3.79%) Apache Cassandra
9 66 (2.81%) RDBMS
10 46 (1.96%) HBase
11 43 (1.83%) Apache Hive
12 41 (1.74%) Neo4j
13 40 (1.70%) GIS
14 39 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
14 39 (1.66%) Redis
15 33 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
16 23 (0.98%) KDB
17 20 (0.85%) Text Mining
18 19 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 286 (12.17%) Git (software)
2 149 (6.34%) Subversion
3 107 (4.55%) Mercurial
4 74 (3.15%) Visual Studio
5 61 (2.59%) Jenkins
6 40 (1.70%) JIRA
7 39 (1.66%) Maven
8 34 (1.45%) JUnit
9 26 (1.11%) Eclipse
10 25 (1.06%) NUnit
10 25 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (0.89%) TeamCity
11 21 (0.89%) Vagrant
12 16 (0.68%) Gradle
13 15 (0.64%) Mockito
14 14 (0.60%) LabVIEW
15 13 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
16 12 (0.51%) Ant
17 10 (0.43%) SpecFlow
18 9 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 521 (22.16%) Finance
2 130 (5.53%) Banking
3 113 (4.81%) Marketing
4 107 (4.55%) Games
5 86 (3.66%) Telecoms
6 72 (3.06%) Advertising
7 70 (2.98%) Front Office
8 56 (2.38%) Electronics
9 54 (2.30%) Investment Banking
9 54 (2.30%) Retail
10 44 (1.87%) Manufacturing
11 42 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
12 37 (1.57%) Automotive
13 35 (1.49%) Financial Institution
14 27 (1.15%) Aerospace
15 26 (1.11%) Publishing
16 22 (0.94%) Back Office
17 9 (0.38%) Legal
17 9 (0.38%) Military
18 7 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 1149 (48.87%) Developer
2 418 (17.78%) Java Developer
3 336 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 261 (11.10%) Data Scientist
5 235 (10.00%) C++ Developer
6 185 (7.87%) Software Developer
7 166 (7.06%) Java Engineer
8 159 (6.76%) Senior Developer
9 154 (6.55%) C# Developer
10 128 (5.44%) Java Software Engineer
11 100 (4.25%) Graduate
12 98 (4.17%) .NET Developer
13 96 (4.08%) Python Developer
13 96 (4.08%) Senior Software Engineer
14 95 (4.04%) Architect
15 94 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
16 90 (3.83%) C++ Software Engineer
17 84 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
18 74 (3.15%) Graduate Developer
19 71 (3.02%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (11.61%) .NET
2 209 (8.89%) HTML
3 158 (6.72%) CSS
4 157 (6.68%) AngularJS
5 144 (6.13%) Web Services
6 125 (5.32%) XML
7 115 (4.89%) Node.js
8 107 (4.55%) JSON
9 102 (4.34%) HTML5
10 99 (4.21%) React
11 97 (4.13%) STL
12 91 (3.87%) jQuery
13 82 (3.49%) REST
14 78 (3.32%) Spring
15 72 (3.06%) ASP.NET
16 69 (2.93%) Ajax
17 65 (2.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 62 (2.64%) Natural Language Processing
19 57 (2.42%) J2EE
20 53 (2.25%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 813 (34.58%) Computer Science
2 714 (30.37%) Data Structures
3 298 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
4 139 (5.91%) Equities
5 125 (5.32%) Hedge funds
6 83 (3.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 79 (3.36%) Fintech
8 67 (2.85%) Derivative
9 58 (2.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 58 (2.47%) Mobile App
10 52 (2.21%) Fixed Income
11 47 (2.00%) User Experience
12 45 (1.91%) Client/Server
13 31 (1.32%) Verilog
14 26 (1.11%) CUDA
15 25 (1.06%) Device Driver
15 25 (1.06%) Management Information System
16 24 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
16 24 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
16 24 (1.02%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 466 (19.82%) Linux
2 234 (9.95%) Unix
3 147 (6.25%) Windows
4 82 (3.49%) Android
5 73 (3.11%) Apple iOS
6 29 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
7 16 (0.68%) Windows Server
8 12 (0.51%) Mac OS
8 12 (0.51%) Solaris
9 11 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.38%) AIX
11 6 (0.26%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.26%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.13%) CentOS
12 3 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.13%) Tizen
12 3 (0.13%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.085%) Debian
14 1 (0.043%) MeeGo
Processes & Methodologies
1 778 (33.09%) Software Engineering
2 688 (29.26%) Mathematics
3 646 (27.48%) Machine Learning
4 617 (26.24%) Agile Software Development
5 548 (23.31%) OO
6 369 (15.70%) Analytics
7 300 (12.76%) Multithreading
8 256 (10.89%) Physics
9 249 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
10 237 (10.08%) TDD
11 234 (9.95%) OOD
12 223 (9.49%) Statistics
13 178 (7.57%) OOP
14 172 (7.32%) Automated Testing
15 170 (7.23%) Open Source
16 167 (7.10%) Low Latency
17 156 (6.64%) Scrum
18 140 (5.95%) Artificial Intelligence
18 140 (5.95%) Visualisation
19 135 (5.74%) Complexity Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1018 (43.30%) Java
2 811 (34.50%) Python
3 798 (33.94%) C++
4 565 (24.03%) SQL
5 501 (21.31%) C#
6 331 (14.08%) C
7 303 (12.89%) JavaScript
8 294 (12.51%) R
9 223 (9.49%) MATLAB
10 190 (8.08%) Scala
11 105 (4.47%) PHP
12 79 (3.36%) Ruby
13 57 (2.42%) Perl
14 48 (2.04%) Objective-C
15 37 (1.57%) Bash Shell
16 35 (1.49%) Clojure
17 32 (1.36%) Embedded C
17 32 (1.36%) Go
18 31 (1.32%) T-SQL
19 27 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 774 (32.92%) Degree
2 390 (16.59%) PhD
3 57 (2.42%) Security Cleared
4 29 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 23 (0.98%) Postgraduate
6 19 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 12 (0.51%) ISEB
8 9 (0.38%) CISSP
8 9 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.26%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.21%) CISM
11 2 (0.085%) CISA
11 2 (0.085%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.043%) CCNA
12 1 (0.043%) CCSP
12 1 (0.043%) GIAC
12 1 (0.043%) GSEC
12 1 (0.043%) MCSD
12 1 (0.043%) SAS Certification
12 1 (0.043%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (2.98%) QA
2 7 (0.30%) ISO26262
3 5 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.085%) Basel III
5 2 (0.085%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.085%) ECSS
5 2 (0.085%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.085%) ISO13485
5 2 (0.085%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.043%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.043%) EMIR
6 1 (0.043%) FISMA
6 1 (0.043%) GAMP
6 1 (0.043%) GDPR
6 1 (0.043%) GxP
6 1 (0.043%) JTAG
6 1 (0.043%) MiFID
6 1 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.043%) SLA
System Software
1 117 (4.98%) Docker
2 46 (1.96%) Firmware
3 15 (0.64%) HDFS
3 15 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (0.55%) Active Directory
5 12 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (0.38%) vSphere
7 7 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.26%) Xen
8 6 (0.26%) XenApp
9 2 (0.085%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.085%) GridGain
9 2 (0.085%) KVM
10 1 (0.043%) LXC
10 1 (0.043%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 1 (0.043%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.043%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 42 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 41 (1.74%) Puppet
3 37 (1.57%) Kubernetes
4 27 (1.15%) Ansible
5 21 (0.89%) Mesos
6 10 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
7 9 (0.38%) CA Single Sign-On
8 8 (0.34%) rkt
9 6 (0.26%) logstash
10 5 (0.21%) Kibana
10 5 (0.21%) Nagios
11 4 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.17%) Marathon
11 4 (0.17%) Salt
11 4 (0.17%) yum
12 3 (0.13%) QRadar
12 3 (0.13%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.085%) Grafana
13 2 (0.085%) SolarWinds Orion
14 1 (0.043%) Terraform
Vendors
1 111 (4.72%) Microsoft
2 78 (3.32%) Oracle
3 63 (2.68%) Google
4 34 (1.45%) IBM
5 23 (0.98%) Cloudera
6 21 (0.89%) Hortonworks
6 21 (0.89%) Tableau
7 20 (0.85%) SAP
8 19 (0.81%) Xilinx
9 16 (0.68%) Cisco
10 13 (0.55%) VMware
11 12 (0.51%) MapR
11 12 (0.51%) Reuters
12 11 (0.47%) New Relic
12 11 (0.47%) Twitter
12 11 (0.47%) Xamarin
13 10 (0.43%) Intel
14 9 (0.38%) CA
14 9 (0.38%) EMC
14 9 (0.38%) Splunk
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + equity
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 13 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Bonus, Shares + Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Healthcare, Bonus package
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £800000 per annum + package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits extensive - see ad
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + shares + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Stock Options + More
Posted: 2 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: 11 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Certs
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Medical, Pension, Flexible hours
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Cloudscope
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 14 hours ago