Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 188 190
Rank change year-on-year +35 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 36 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.99% 0.26% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.11% 0.62% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32 8 26
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% - -31.25%
10th Percentile £35,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £54,150 £43,625 £49,625
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -

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 1,704 1,618 2,111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 46.81% 42.57% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,137 1,186 1,351
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £42,972 £41,162
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.35% +4.40% -3.15%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Algorithms in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 21 (58.33%) C#
2 19 (52.78%) Software Engineering
3 17 (47.22%) Mathematics
4 16 (44.44%) C++
5 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (38.89%) Scrum
6 14 (38.89%) Data Structures
7 13 (36.11%) Issue Tracking
7 13 (36.11%) Confluence
7 13 (36.11%) GitHub
7 13 (36.11%) Jenkins
7 13 (36.11%) Project Management
7 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
7 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Office
7 13 (36.11%) Python
7 13 (36.11%) QA
7 13 (36.11%) Atlassian
7 13 (36.11%) Multithreading
7 13 (36.11%) JIRA
8 12 (33.33%) Computer Vision
9 11 (30.56%) OpenCV
9 11 (30.56%) C
10 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 9 (25.00%) Degree
11 8 (22.22%) SQL
11 8 (22.22%) Front End Development
12 7 (19.44%) Java
12 7 (19.44%) MySQL
13 5 (13.89%) Artificial Intelligence
13 5 (13.89%) SQL Server

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 13 (36.11%) Confluence
2 2 (5.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) GitHub
2 4 (11.11%) BrowserStack
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) MySQL
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.33%) InterSystems Cache
3 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.33%) Redis
4 2 (5.56%) Big Data
4 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Jenkins
1 13 (36.11%) JIRA
2 4 (11.11%) Appium
2 4 (11.11%) Maven
2 4 (11.11%) Robot Framework
2 4 (11.11%) Robotium
2 4 (11.11%) Selenium
2 4 (11.11%) TestNG
2 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (13.89%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Development Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Software Development Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Test Development Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Data Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Machine Learning Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) OpenCV
2 5 (13.89%) .NET
3 3 (8.33%) CSS
3 3 (8.33%) jQuery
3 3 (8.33%) LAMP
3 3 (8.33%) Laravel
3 3 (8.33%) Semantic UI
3 3 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (5.56%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.78%) HTML
5 1 (2.78%) HTML5
5 1 (2.78%) WinForms
5 1 (2.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Data Structures
2 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Android
1 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Software Engineering
2 17 (47.22%) Mathematics
3 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (38.89%) Scrum
5 13 (36.11%) Issue Tracking
5 13 (36.11%) Multithreading
5 13 (36.11%) Project Management
6 12 (33.33%) Computer Vision
7 8 (22.22%) Front End Development
8 5 (13.89%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (13.89%) SDET
9 4 (11.11%) Machine Learning
9 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 3 (8.33%) Business Development
10 3 (8.33%) Open Source
10 3 (8.33%) Web Development
11 2 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
11 2 (5.56%) Product Management
11 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) C#
2 16 (44.44%) C++
3 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
3 13 (36.11%) Python
4 11 (30.56%) C
5 8 (22.22%) SQL
6 7 (19.44%) Java
7 3 (8.33%) PHP
8 2 (5.56%) Scala
9 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) ISEB
2 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Atlassian
2 2 (5.56%) Talend
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft