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

Algorithms
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 177 184
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 19 13 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.50% 0.35% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 0.85% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 25
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £30,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +75.00% +7.14% -27.74%
10th Percentile £38,250 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £72,250 £38,750 £72,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -23.81% +40.00%

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 1,737 1,522 2,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 45.73% 40.59% 43.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,080 1,077 1,312
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £58,750 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Algorithms in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Python
3 9 (47.37%) Machine Learning
4 8 (42.11%) Java
5 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 7 (36.84%) QA
5 7 (36.84%) Data Structures
6 6 (31.58%) Apache Spark
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) Project Management
7 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
7 5 (26.32%) ETL
7 5 (26.32%) C#
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (26.32%) Scrum
7 5 (26.32%) Atlassian
7 5 (26.32%) JIRA
7 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
7 5 (26.32%) Scala
7 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
7 5 (26.32%) Visualisation
7 5 (26.32%) Confluence
7 5 (26.32%) Analytics
7 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
7 5 (26.32%) Data Transformation
7 5 (26.32%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (26.32%) Talend
7 5 (26.32%) GitHub
7 5 (26.32%) Issue Tracking
7 5 (26.32%) Data Science

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 6 (31.58%) Apache Spark
2 5 (26.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) GitHub
2 4 (21.05%) BrowserStack
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon S3
3 2 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
2 4 (21.05%) Big Data
2 4 (21.05%) MySQL
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) GIS
3 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
2 4 (21.05%) Appium
2 4 (21.05%) Maven
2 4 (21.05%) Robot Framework
2 4 (21.05%) Robotium
2 4 (21.05%) Selenium
2 4 (21.05%) TestNG
2 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Software Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Data Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Development Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Development Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Test Development Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Data Scientist
4 2 (10.53%) Java Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) SDLC Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) GIS Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Scientist
5 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Kafka
1 3 (15.79%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) CSS3
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) HTML5
2 2 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (10.53%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Machine Learning
3 5 (26.32%) Analytics
3 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
3 5 (26.32%) Data Science
3 5 (26.32%) Data Transformation
3 5 (26.32%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (26.32%) ETL
3 5 (26.32%) Issue Tracking
3 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Scrum
3 5 (26.32%) Visualisation
4 4 (21.05%) Coaching
4 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
4 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Python
2 8 (42.11%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) C#
5 5 (26.32%) Scala
6 3 (15.79%) C++
7 2 (10.53%) Java 8
8 1 (5.26%) C
8 1 (5.26%) R
8 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Atlassian
1 5 (26.32%) Talend
2 1 (5.26%) Cloudera