Period
to 20 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithms over the 6 months to 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 92 110
Rank change year-on-year +10 +18 +22
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 67 63 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.67% 2.34% 1.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.20% 5.63% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 50 38 18
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,500 £32,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.31% -32.63% +18.75%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £130,000 £48,175 £64,875
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -15.79% +18.75%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,081 1,120 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 43.08% 41.57% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 698 638 544
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £43,349
% change year-on-year +7.95% +1.50% +8.37%

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Algorithms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in Edinburgh

Algorithms
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Algorithms in Edinburgh

Algorithms
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Algorithms in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Algorithms in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 61 (91.04%) Software Engineering
2 37 (55.22%) Linux
3 36 (53.73%) Degree
3 36 (53.73%) Mathematics
3 36 (53.73%) Machine Learning
4 35 (52.24%) Java
5 33 (49.25%) C++
6 32 (47.76%) Big Data
7 31 (46.27%) Windows
8 30 (44.78%) C#
8 30 (44.78%) Data Analysis
9 28 (41.79%) Robotics
9 28 (41.79%) Image Processing
9 28 (41.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 28 (41.79%) Web Services
9 28 (41.79%) Data Mining
9 28 (41.79%) Military
9 28 (41.79%) Deep Learning
9 28 (41.79%) OpenCV
9 28 (41.79%) Numerate Degree
9 28 (41.79%) Innovative Thinking
10 24 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (34.33%) Data Structures
12 21 (31.34%) Test Automation
13 16 (23.88%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (20.90%) SDLC
15 10 (14.93%) Computer Science
16 9 (13.43%) Python
17 8 (11.94%) Manufacturing
17 8 (11.94%) Electronics

Algorithms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (2.99%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.49%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Internet
1 2 (2.99%) SMS
1 2 (2.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (47.76%) Big Data
2 28 (41.79%) Data Mining
3 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.49%) GIS
6 1 (1.49%) MySQL
6 1 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.97%) Subversion
2 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.99%) JIRA
3 2 (2.99%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.49%) GitLab
General
1 28 (41.79%) Military
2 8 (11.94%) Electronics
2 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Manufacturing
2 8 (11.94%) Marketing
2 8 (11.94%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.45%) Advertising
4 3 (4.48%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Games
5 1 (1.49%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 41 (61.19%) Software Engineer
2 14 (20.90%) Software Manager
3 11 (16.42%) Development Manager
3 11 (16.42%) Software Development Manager
4 10 (14.93%) Graduate
5 9 (13.43%) Developer
5 9 (13.43%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 9 (13.43%) Junior
5 9 (13.43%) Junior Software Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Security Manager
7 5 (7.46%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Java Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Web Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Development Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Engineering Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Software Development Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (41.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 28 (41.79%) OpenCV
1 28 (41.79%) Web Services
2 4 (5.97%) Swing
3 3 (4.48%) .NET
3 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.48%) JavaFX
3 3 (4.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.99%) CSS
4 2 (2.99%) Django
4 2 (2.99%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.99%) HTML
4 2 (2.99%) HTML5
4 2 (2.99%) JMS
4 2 (2.99%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (2.99%) React
4 2 (2.99%) Spring
5 1 (1.49%) Celery
5 1 (1.49%) Flask
5 1 (1.49%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 28 (41.79%) Robotics
2 23 (34.33%) Data Structures
3 10 (14.93%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 37 (55.22%) Linux
2 31 (46.27%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (91.04%) Software Engineering
2 36 (53.73%) Machine Learning
2 36 (53.73%) Mathematics
3 30 (44.78%) Data Analysis
4 28 (41.79%) Deep Learning
4 28 (41.79%) Image Processing
4 28 (41.79%) Innovative Thinking
5 24 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (31.34%) Test Automation
7 16 (23.88%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (20.90%) SDLC
9 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (11.94%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (11.94%) Programme Management
10 7 (10.45%) Open Source
10 7 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (10.45%) Scrum
11 6 (8.96%) Analytics
11 6 (8.96%) OO
12 5 (7.46%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 35 (52.24%) Java
2 33 (49.25%) C++
3 30 (44.78%) C#
4 9 (13.43%) Python
5 6 (8.96%) C
6 5 (7.46%) SQL
7 3 (4.48%) PHP
8 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.99%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.49%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.49%) Fortran
9 1 (1.49%) R
Qualifications
1 36 (53.73%) Degree
2 28 (41.79%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (2.99%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.49%) Ansible
2 1 (1.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) SAP
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.49%) Twitter