Period
to 19 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithms over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 180 186
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 26 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.67% 0.36% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 0.84% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 26
Birmingham median annual salary £43,750 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.83% +9.09% -26.67%
10th Percentile £35,625 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £38,375 £71,875
West Midlands median annual salary £40,750 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year +1.88% +3.23% +10.71%

Algorithms is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,779 1,665 2,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 45.87% 42.42% 42.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,149 1,235 1,264
Birmingham median annual salary £49,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.47% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Algorithms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in Birmingham

Algorithms
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Algorithms in Birmingham

Algorithms
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Algorithms in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Algorithms in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing Algorithms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 15 (57.69%) C#
2 12 (46.15%) C++
2 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 12 (46.15%) Mathematics
3 10 (38.46%) Degree
3 10 (38.46%) Python
3 10 (38.46%) Computer Vision
4 8 (30.77%) Machine Learning
4 8 (30.77%) Data Structures
4 8 (30.77%) Scrum
4 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 7 (26.92%) QA
5 7 (26.92%) JIRA
5 7 (26.92%) Multithreading
5 7 (26.92%) Atlassian
5 7 (26.92%) Project Management
5 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (26.92%) C
5 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 7 (26.92%) GitHub
5 7 (26.92%) OpenCV
5 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
5 7 (26.92%) Confluence
5 7 (26.92%) Issue Tracking
6 6 (23.08%) Java
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
7 5 (19.23%) SQL
7 5 (19.23%) .NET
7 5 (19.23%) Artificial Intelligence

Algorithms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 7 (26.92%) Confluence
2 4 (15.38%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) GitHub
2 4 (15.38%) BrowserStack
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Big Data
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) MySQL
3 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.85%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
1 7 (26.92%) JIRA
2 4 (15.38%) Appium
2 4 (15.38%) Maven
2 4 (15.38%) Robot Framework
2 4 (15.38%) Robotium
2 4 (15.38%) Selenium
2 4 (15.38%) TestNG
2 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 4 (15.38%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Developer
1 5 (19.23%) Software Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Development Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Software Development Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Test Development Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Data Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Machine Learning Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Python Developer
4 2 (7.69%) SDLC Manager
5 1 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) OpenCV
2 5 (19.23%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.85%) Kafka
4 1 (3.85%) WinForms
4 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
1 8 (30.77%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (46.15%) Mathematics
1 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 10 (38.46%) Computer Vision
3 8 (30.77%) Machine Learning
3 8 (30.77%) Scrum
4 7 (26.92%) Issue Tracking
4 7 (26.92%) Multithreading
4 7 (26.92%) Project Management
5 5 (19.23%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (15.38%) Data Science
6 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.54%) Data Development
7 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
7 3 (11.54%) Data Transformation
7 3 (11.54%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (11.54%) ETL
7 3 (11.54%) SDET
7 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) C#
2 12 (46.15%) C++
3 10 (38.46%) Python
4 7 (26.92%) C
4 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 6 (23.08%) Java
6 5 (19.23%) SQL
7 3 (11.54%) Scala
8 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) ISEB
2 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Atlassian
2 3 (11.54%) Talend
3 1 (3.85%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft