Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 117 141
Rank change year-on-year +42 +24 -11
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 78 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.88% 0.92% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.16% 2.44% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 48 14 17
Edinburgh median annual salary £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.32% +18.75% -2.44%
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,500 £32,150
90th Percentile £55,000 £71,375 £53,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £46,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -13.51% +15.63% -

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 1090 859 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 40.28% 37.58% 39.30%
Number of salaries quoted 629 540 712
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,463 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% +2.41% +3.75%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Algorithms in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Algorithms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 52 (66.67%) C++
2 51 (65.38%) Machine Learning
3 43 (55.13%) Software Engineering
4 42 (53.85%) Degree
5 40 (51.28%) Python
6 33 (42.31%) Java
7 32 (41.03%) Linux
8 29 (37.18%) Mathematics
8 29 (37.18%) Computer Science
9 28 (35.90%) Robotics
10 27 (34.62%) Windows
11 25 (32.05%) Image Processing
11 25 (32.05%) Innovative Thinking
12 24 (30.77%) SQL
13 23 (29.49%) C#
13 23 (29.49%) Software Testing
14 22 (28.21%) Big Data
15 21 (26.92%) C
16 20 (25.64%) Statistics
17 19 (24.36%) Numerate Degree
18 18 (23.08%) Relational Database
18 18 (23.08%) Git (software)
18 18 (23.08%) PhD
19 17 (21.79%) Data Analysis
20 15 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
20 15 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
20 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
20 15 (19.23%) Amazon Redshift
20 15 (19.23%) Deep Learning
21 14 (17.95%) Artificial Intelligence

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 (2.56%) Apache Spark
1 2 (2.56%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.21%) Big Data
2 18 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 15 (19.23%) Amazon Redshift
3 15 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (16.67%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.56%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.56%) GIS
5 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.56%) Spatial Data
5 2 (2.56%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.13%) Subversion
2 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (12.82%) Military
2 6 (7.69%) Finance
3 5 (6.41%) Electronics
3 5 (6.41%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 19 (24.36%) Data Scientist
3 12 (15.38%) Developer
4 5 (6.41%) Graduate
4 5 (6.41%) Junior
5 4 (5.13%) Architect
5 4 (5.13%) C++ Developer
5 4 (5.13%) Graduate C++ Developer
5 4 (5.13%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (5.13%) Java Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) Junior C++ Developer
5 4 (5.13%) Junior Developer
5 4 (5.13%) Software Developer
5 4 (5.13%) Software Manager
5 4 (5.13%) Systems Architect
6 3 (3.85%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (3.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (3.85%) Machine Learning Researcher
6 3 (3.85%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 13 (16.67%) OpenCV
1 13 (16.67%) Web Services
2 5 (6.41%) .NET
2 5 (6.41%) HTML
2 5 (6.41%) Qt
3 4 (5.13%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.85%) Angular 2
5 2 (2.56%) CSS
5 2 (2.56%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (2.56%) React
5 2 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.28%) Ajax
6 1 (1.28%) Akka
6 1 (1.28%) CSS3
6 1 (1.28%) HTML5
6 1 (1.28%) jQuery
6 1 (1.28%) NumPy
6 1 (1.28%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 29 (37.18%) Computer Science
2 28 (35.90%) Robotics
3 13 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (3.85%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 32 (41.03%) Linux
2 27 (34.62%) Windows
3 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (65.38%) Machine Learning
2 43 (55.13%) Software Engineering
3 29 (37.18%) Mathematics
4 25 (32.05%) Image Processing
4 25 (32.05%) Innovative Thinking
5 23 (29.49%) Software Testing
6 20 (25.64%) Statistics
7 17 (21.79%) Data Analysis
8 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (19.23%) Deep Learning
9 14 (17.95%) Artificial Intelligence
9 14 (17.95%) Quantitative Analysis
10 9 (11.54%) OO
11 7 (8.97%) Validation
12 6 (7.69%) Open Source
12 6 (7.69%) Refactoring
13 5 (6.41%) Mentoring
13 5 (6.41%) Performance Optimisation
13 5 (6.41%) Reinforcement Learning
13 5 (6.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 52 (66.67%) C++
2 40 (51.28%) Python
3 33 (42.31%) Java
4 24 (30.77%) SQL
5 23 (29.49%) C#
6 21 (26.92%) C
7 10 (12.82%) Scala
8 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
9 5 (6.41%) PL/SQL
9 5 (6.41%) Ruby
10 4 (5.13%) MATLAB
10 4 (5.13%) R
11 3 (3.85%) Lisp
11 3 (3.85%) Perl
12 1 (1.28%) Lua
12 1 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 42 (53.85%) Degree
2 19 (24.36%) Numerate Degree
3 18 (23.08%) PhD
4 3 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.28%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle
2 2 (2.56%) Progress