Period
to 27 November 2020

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 27 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 99 147 112
Rank change year-on-year +48 -35 +36
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 111 209 314
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.74% 2.09% 2.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.87% 5.09% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 118 205 305
Median annual salary £83,750 £85,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.47% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £50,875 £47,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £127,775 £137,500 £102,500
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £85,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -2.94% +21.43% -

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 1,616 4,106 4,688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.93% 41.13% 41.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,412 3,471 4,190
Median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £44,100 £37,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +8.33%

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 27 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Algorithms in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 November 2020, 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 63 (56.76%) Python
2 49 (44.14%) Java
3 47 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (36.94%) Machine Learning
5 40 (36.04%) Finance
6 39 (35.14%) Data Structures
7 34 (30.63%) TDD
8 33 (29.73%) Degree
8 33 (29.73%) Data Science
9 28 (25.23%) C++
9 28 (25.23%) Azure
10 26 (23.42%) Computer Science
11 25 (22.52%) Statistics
11 25 (22.52%) R
12 24 (21.62%) AWS
12 24 (21.62%) Artificial Intelligence
13 23 (20.72%) Mathematics
13 23 (20.72%) Hadoop
13 23 (20.72%) Fintech
14 22 (19.82%) Low Latency
14 22 (19.82%) Visualisation
14 22 (19.82%) Analytics
14 22 (19.82%) Software Engineering
15 21 (18.92%) SQL
15 21 (18.92%) Natural Language Processing
16 19 (17.12%) Big Data
16 19 (17.12%) Data Visualisation
16 19 (17.12%) C#
16 19 (17.12%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (16.22%) Microservices

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 18 (16.22%) Apache Spark
2 8 (7.21%) SAS
3 3 (2.70%) Ethereum
4 2 (1.80%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (25.23%) Azure
2 24 (21.62%) AWS
3 12 (10.81%) GCP
4 10 (9.01%) Amazon SageMaker
5 9 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (7.21%) Power Platform
7 7 (6.31%) OpenShift
7 7 (6.31%) SaaS
8 2 (1.80%) GitHub
8 2 (1.80%) Serverless
9 1 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.72%) Hadoop
2 19 (17.12%) Big Data
3 11 (9.91%) MongoDB
4 9 (8.11%) SQL Server
4 9 (8.11%) Tableau
5 8 (7.21%) Power BI
6 5 (4.50%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.60%) Blockchain
7 4 (3.60%) Data Lake
7 4 (3.60%) Pentaho
8 3 (2.70%) Cosmos DB
8 3 (2.70%) MySQL
8 3 (2.70%) Presto
8 3 (2.70%) Redis
9 2 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.80%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.90%) HBase
10 1 (0.90%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 11 (9.91%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.21%) Moq
2 8 (7.21%) MSTest
2 8 (7.21%) NUnit
3 5 (4.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.90%) CircleCI
4 1 (0.90%) GitLab
4 1 (0.90%) JIRA
General
1 40 (36.04%) Finance
2 11 (9.91%) Banking
3 5 (4.50%) Front Office
4 4 (3.60%) Law
5 3 (2.70%) Back Office
5 3 (2.70%) Games
6 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Advertising
7 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.90%) Retail
7 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (45.05%) Developer
2 18 (16.22%) Data Scientist
2 18 (16.22%) Java Developer
3 13 (11.71%) C++ Developer
4 12 (10.81%) Quantitative Developer
4 12 (10.81%) Software Engineer
5 11 (9.91%) C++ Quantitative Developer
5 11 (9.91%) Senior Data Scientist
6 10 (9.01%) Java Developer - Fintech
7 9 (8.11%) C# Developer
7 9 (8.11%) Core Java Developer
8 8 (7.21%) .NET Developer
8 8 (7.21%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (7.21%) Cloud Developer
8 8 (7.21%) Data Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Data Manager
8 8 (7.21%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.21%) Senior Manager
9 7 (6.31%) Data Science Manager
10 6 (5.41%) Data Science Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.92%) Natural Language Processing
2 15 (13.51%) REST
3 14 (12.61%) Kafka
4 13 (11.71%) Keras
4 13 (11.71%) Pandas
4 13 (11.71%) PyTorch
4 13 (11.71%) TensorFlow
5 10 (9.01%) .NET
5 10 (9.01%) .NET Core
5 10 (9.01%) scikit-learn
6 9 (8.11%) NumPy
6 9 (8.11%) PySpark
6 9 (8.11%) SpaCy
7 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET Core
7 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (7.21%) Matplotlib
7 8 (7.21%) NetworkX
7 8 (7.21%) SciPy
7 8 (7.21%) Shiny
7 8 (7.21%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 39 (35.14%) Data Structures
2 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.21%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.50%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.80%) Derivative
5 2 (1.80%) Equities
5 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.80%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.90%) FMCG
6 1 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.90%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.90%) User Experience
6 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.01%) Linux
2 5 (4.50%) Unix
3 1 (0.90%) Android
3 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (36.94%) Machine Learning
3 34 (30.63%) TDD
4 33 (29.73%) Data Science
5 26 (23.42%) Computer Science
6 25 (22.52%) Statistics
7 24 (21.62%) Artificial Intelligence
8 23 (20.72%) Fintech
8 23 (20.72%) Mathematics
9 22 (19.82%) Analytics
9 22 (19.82%) Low Latency
9 22 (19.82%) Software Engineering
9 22 (19.82%) Visualisation
10 19 (17.12%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (17.12%) Data Visualisation
11 18 (16.22%) Microservices
12 15 (13.51%) DevOps
13 14 (12.61%) Predictive Modelling
13 14 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (11.71%) Deep Learning
Programming Languages
1 63 (56.76%) Python
2 49 (44.14%) Java
3 28 (25.23%) C++
4 25 (22.52%) R
5 21 (18.92%) SQL
6 19 (17.12%) C#
7 15 (13.51%) Go
8 12 (10.81%) JavaScript
9 11 (9.91%) Java 8
10 8 (7.21%) MATLAB
11 7 (6.31%) Scala
12 5 (4.50%) C
13 3 (2.70%) Julia
14 2 (1.80%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.90%) Perl
15 1 (0.90%) PHP
15 1 (0.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (29.73%) Degree
2 16 (14.41%) PhD
3 15 (13.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (9.91%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) EMIR
1 2 (1.80%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Docker
2 1 (0.90%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.90%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (14.41%) Kubernetes
2 6 (5.41%) Puppet
3 2 (1.80%) Ansible
3 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.80%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (9.01%) Databricks
2 9 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.21%) Cloudera
4 2 (1.80%) Solace
5 1 (0.90%) Google
5 1 (0.90%) Informatica
5 1 (0.90%) MapR
5 1 (0.90%) Splunk