Period
to 17 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithms over the 6 months to 17 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 152 148 67
Rank change year-on-year -4 -81 +73
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 113 196 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.89% 2.15% 4.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.43% 5.28% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 51 145 373
East of England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%

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 East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,551 3,713 4,861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 42.56% 40.80% 39.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,743 2,746 3,729
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Algorithms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in the East of England

Algorithms
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Algorithms in the East of England

Algorithms
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Algorithms in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Algorithms in the East of England

Algorithms
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithms within the East of England region over the 6 months to 17 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -4 81 £62,500 +8.70% 36
Hertfordshire +24 26 £61,250 +75.00% 14
Essex +8 4 - - 3
Suffolk -2 1 £55,000 -4.35%
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 6
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 East of England region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 53 (46.90%) Mathematics
2 43 (38.05%) Python
3 42 (37.17%) C++
4 38 (33.63%) C
4 38 (33.63%) Data Analysis
5 29 (25.66%) Software Engineering
5 29 (25.66%) PhD
6 28 (24.78%) MATLAB
6 28 (24.78%) Signal Processing
7 27 (23.89%) Problem-Solving
8 25 (22.12%) Project Management
8 25 (22.12%) Data Science
9 24 (21.24%) Automotive
10 23 (20.35%) QA
10 23 (20.35%) Test Automation
10 23 (20.35%) Machine Learning
10 23 (20.35%) Data Structures
11 21 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (18.58%) Virtual Team
12 20 (17.70%) Prototyping
12 20 (17.70%) TDD
12 20 (17.70%) Artificial Intelligence
12 20 (17.70%) Manufacturing
12 20 (17.70%) Analytics
13 19 (16.81%) Scrum
14 18 (15.93%) Degree
14 18 (15.93%) SOAP
14 18 (15.93%) Gherkin
14 18 (15.93%) WorldPay
14 18 (15.93%) API Testing

Algorithms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (1.77%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Simulink
1 1 (0.88%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.16%) Azure
2 14 (12.39%) PaaS
3 4 (3.54%) AWS
4 2 (1.77%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.77%) GCP
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.42%) Internet
2 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.88%) VoIP
3 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.88%) Wireless
3 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.54%) Electronic Patient Records
2 3 (2.65%) Big Data
2 3 (2.65%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.65%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.88%) HBase
4 1 (0.88%) MySQL
4 1 (0.88%) OLAP
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.88%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.77%) Redmine
4 1 (0.88%) GitLab
4 1 (0.88%) GoCD
4 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 24 (21.24%) Automotive
2 20 (17.70%) Manufacturing
3 16 (14.16%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (6.19%) Retail
5 6 (5.31%) Finance
6 4 (3.54%) Electronics
7 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.77%) Games
8 2 (1.77%) Marketing
8 2 (1.77%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.88%) Law
9 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (23.01%) Software Engineer
2 21 (18.58%) Senior Software Engineer
3 19 (16.81%) Control Systems Engineer
3 19 (16.81%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 17 (15.04%) Architect
5 15 (13.27%) Software Architect
6 11 (9.73%) Senior Software Tester
6 11 (9.73%) Senior Tester
6 11 (9.73%) Software Tester
6 11 (9.73%) Tester
7 9 (7.96%) Test Engineer
8 8 (7.08%) Developer
9 7 (6.19%) Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) Customer Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) Data Scientist
10 5 (4.42%) Graduate
11 4 (3.54%) Analyst
11 4 (3.54%) Business Analyst
11 4 (3.54%) C++ Software Engineer
11 4 (3.54%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.93%) Gherkin
1 18 (15.93%) REST
1 18 (15.93%) SOAP
2 10 (8.85%) TensorFlow
3 6 (5.31%) PyTorch
4 5 (4.42%) Natural Language Processing
4 5 (4.42%) Node.js
5 4 (3.54%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.54%) Caffe
5 4 (3.54%) CSS
5 4 (3.54%) HTML
5 4 (3.54%) WS-I
6 3 (2.65%) .NET
6 3 (2.65%) .NET Core
6 3 (2.65%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.65%) Keras
6 3 (2.65%) MXNet
6 3 (2.65%) XML
7 2 (1.77%) React
7 2 (1.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.35%) Data Structures
2 21 (18.58%) Virtual Team
3 18 (15.93%) Robotics
4 16 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.19%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (4.42%) Blog
6 5 (4.42%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (4.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.77%) Acoustics
8 2 (1.77%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.77%) Music Streaming
8 2 (1.77%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.77%) Verilog
8 2 (1.77%) VHDL
9 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.88%) Online Games
9 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.19%) Linux
2 5 (4.42%) Windows
3 3 (2.65%) Android
4 2 (1.77%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.77%) Unix
5 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (46.90%) Mathematics
2 38 (33.63%) Data Analysis
3 29 (25.66%) Software Engineering
4 28 (24.78%) Signal Processing
5 27 (23.89%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (22.12%) Data Science
6 25 (22.12%) Project Management
7 23 (20.35%) Machine Learning
7 23 (20.35%) Test Automation
8 21 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (17.70%) Analytics
9 20 (17.70%) Artificial Intelligence
9 20 (17.70%) Prototyping
9 20 (17.70%) TDD
10 19 (16.81%) Scrum
11 18 (15.93%) API Testing
11 18 (15.93%) BDD
11 18 (15.93%) Defect Tracking
11 18 (15.93%) Kanban
11 18 (15.93%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 43 (38.05%) Python
2 42 (37.17%) C++
3 38 (33.63%) C
4 28 (24.78%) MATLAB
5 7 (6.19%) SQL
6 6 (5.31%) Java
7 5 (4.42%) C#
7 5 (4.42%) R
8 4 (3.54%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.65%) Assembly Language
9 3 (2.65%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.65%) Scala
10 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.77%) Ruby
11 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.88%) ES6
11 1 (0.88%) Go
11 1 (0.88%) Java 8
11 1 (0.88%) Perl
11 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (25.66%) PhD
2 18 (15.93%) Degree
3 2 (1.77%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.88%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.35%) QA
2 5 (4.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.42%) Docker
2 2 (1.77%) Firmware
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (15.93%) WorldPay
2 2 (1.77%) Facebook
2 2 (1.77%) JD Edwards
2 2 (1.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.77%) SAP
2 2 (1.77%) YouTube
3 1 (0.88%) Apple
3 1 (0.88%) Google
3 1 (0.88%) Hortonworks
3 1 (0.88%) Tableau