Period
to 10 May 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithms over the 6 months to 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
Central London > City of London
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 146 155 143
Rank change year-on-year +9 -12 +18
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 91 129 219
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.84% 1.71% 2.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.14% 4.57% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 85 116 209
10th Percentile £49,000 £46,250 £50,000
25th Percentile £68,750 £52,688 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -3.33%
75th Percentile £102,500 £107,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,000 £118,125 £111,500
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.45% -

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,772 2,823 3,730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.91% 37.51% 36.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,562 2,483 3,324
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £39,286
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £112,500 £112,500 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +5.69%

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Algorithms as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in the City of London

Algorithms
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Algorithms in the City of London.

Salary trend for Algorithms in the City of London

Algorithms
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Algorithms in the City of London over the 6 months to 10 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Algorithms in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 May 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 58 (63.74%) Data Structures
2 54 (59.34%) Finance
3 49 (53.85%) Java
4 41 (45.05%) Python
5 29 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 26 (28.57%) Fintech
7 22 (24.18%) Degree
7 22 (24.18%) Java 8
8 21 (23.08%) C++
9 19 (20.88%) JavaScript
9 19 (20.88%) SQL
10 18 (19.78%) Machine Learning
11 16 (17.58%) OO
11 16 (17.58%) Data Science
12 15 (16.48%) Software Engineering
13 14 (15.38%) TDD
13 14 (15.38%) Social Skills
14 13 (14.29%) Linux
14 13 (14.29%) R
15 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (13.19%) PhD
16 11 (12.09%) Azure
16 11 (12.09%) AWS
16 11 (12.09%) AngularJS
16 11 (12.09%) Analytics
16 11 (12.09%) Predictive Modelling
16 11 (12.09%) React
16 11 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
17 10 (10.99%) Jenkins

Algorithms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 5 (5.49%) Apache
3 2 (2.20%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.10%) Ethereum
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.09%) AWS
1 11 (12.09%) Azure
2 4 (4.40%) Azure Cosmos DB
3 3 (3.30%) Amazon SageMaker
4 2 (2.20%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (2.20%) GCP
4 2 (2.20%) GitHub
5 1 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.10%) IaaS
5 1 (1.10%) PaaS
5 1 (1.10%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.10%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.79%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (6.59%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.40%) Data Lake
3 4 (4.40%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.30%) Big Data
4 3 (3.30%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.30%) Presto
5 2 (2.20%) Blockchain
5 2 (2.20%) KDB
6 1 (1.10%) Amazon QuickSight
6 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.10%) Kdb+
6 1 (1.10%) Looker
6 1 (1.10%) Power BI
6 1 (1.10%) Redis
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.10%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.40%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.40%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.10%) CircleCI
3 1 (1.10%) GitLab
3 1 (1.10%) JIRA
3 1 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.10%) Storybook
General
1 54 (59.34%) Finance
2 14 (15.38%) Social Skills
3 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (10.99%) Front Office
5 8 (8.79%) Banking
6 7 (7.69%) Telecoms
7 4 (4.40%) Back Office
8 3 (3.30%) Investment Banking
8 3 (3.30%) Law
9 2 (2.20%) Games
10 1 (1.10%) Advertising
10 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
10 1 (1.10%) Marketing
10 1 (1.10%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (57.14%) Developer
2 35 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 20 (21.98%) Core Java Developer
4 19 (20.88%) Java Developer - Fintech
5 11 (12.09%) Python Developer
6 9 (9.89%) Data Scientist
7 7 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Python Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.49%) C++ Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Data Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Front Office Developer
9 5 (5.49%) React Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Angular Developer
10 4 (4.40%) C++ Pricing Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Front Office C++ Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Java Pricing Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Pricing Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.09%) AngularJS
1 11 (12.09%) React
2 8 (8.79%) .NET
3 6 (6.59%) CSS
3 6 (6.59%) Node.js
4 5 (5.49%) HTML
4 5 (5.49%) Keras
4 5 (5.49%) Pandas
4 5 (5.49%) PyTorch
4 5 (5.49%) Spring
4 5 (5.49%) SQLAlchemy
4 5 (5.49%) TensorFlow
4 5 (5.49%) XML
5 4 (4.40%) Django
5 4 (4.40%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (4.40%) Flask
5 4 (4.40%) jQuery
5 4 (4.40%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (3.30%) .NET Core
6 3 (3.30%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 58 (63.74%) Data Structures
2 9 (9.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (8.79%) User Experience
4 7 (7.69%) Fixed Income
5 5 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.40%) Derivative
7 3 (3.30%) Equities
7 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.20%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.20%) Reference Data
9 1 (1.10%) Grid Computing
9 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (3.30%) Unix
3 1 (1.10%) Android
3 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 26 (28.57%) Fintech
3 18 (19.78%) Machine Learning
4 16 (17.58%) Data Science
4 16 (17.58%) OO
5 15 (16.48%) Software Engineering
6 14 (15.38%) TDD
7 11 (12.09%) Analytics
7 11 (12.09%) Predictive Modelling
7 11 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (10.99%) OOP
8 10 (10.99%) Visualisation
9 9 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (9.89%) Data Visualisation
9 9 (9.89%) Electronic Trading
9 9 (9.89%) Front End Development
9 9 (9.89%) Statistics
10 8 (8.79%) BDD
10 8 (8.79%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 49 (53.85%) Java
2 41 (45.05%) Python
3 22 (24.18%) Java 8
4 21 (23.08%) C++
5 19 (20.88%) JavaScript
5 19 (20.88%) SQL
6 13 (14.29%) R
7 10 (10.99%) C#
8 6 (6.59%) C
9 5 (5.49%) Go
9 5 (5.49%) TypeScript
10 4 (4.40%) Bash Shell
10 4 (4.40%) Julia
10 4 (4.40%) PHP
10 4 (4.40%) Scala
11 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.10%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 22 (24.18%) Degree
2 12 (13.19%) PhD
3 5 (5.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (5.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) Data Quality
1 3 (3.30%) ISO 20022
2 1 (1.10%) GDPR
2 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) Puppet
2 2 (2.20%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.10%) Istio
3 1 (1.10%) Kibana
3 1 (1.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (3.30%) IBM
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.20%) Solace
3 1 (1.10%) Google
3 1 (1.10%) Greenplum