Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 79 116
Rank change year-on-year -13 +37 +24
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 55 78 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.17% 2.94% 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.52% 7.96% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 34 48 15
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -26.32% +18.75%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,000 £24,800
90th Percentile £130,000 £55,750 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +6.25%

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 997 980 814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 39.30% 36.93% 35.24%
Number of salaries quoted 621 589 524
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,250 £26,716 £28,075
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%

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 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Algorithms in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 47 (85.45%) Software Engineering
2 33 (60.00%) Linux
3 30 (54.55%) Degree
4 29 (52.73%) Machine Learning
5 26 (47.27%) Big Data
5 26 (47.27%) Java
6 25 (45.45%) C++
6 25 (45.45%) Mathematics
7 24 (43.64%) Data Analysis
7 24 (43.64%) Windows
8 23 (41.82%) C#
9 21 (38.18%) Web Services
9 21 (38.18%) Data Mining
9 21 (38.18%) Military
9 21 (38.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 21 (38.18%) Robotics
9 21 (38.18%) Image Processing
9 21 (38.18%) Deep Learning
9 21 (38.18%) OpenCV
9 21 (38.18%) Numerate Degree
9 21 (38.18%) Innovative Thinking
10 18 (32.73%) Data Structures
11 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (25.45%) Test Automation
13 12 (21.82%) Python
14 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
16 9 (16.36%) SDLC
17 8 (14.55%) Analytics
18 7 (12.73%) 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 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.82%) Serverless
2 1 (1.82%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Internet
2 3 (5.45%) Wireless
3 1 (1.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (47.27%) Big Data
2 21 (38.18%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.64%) JIRA
2 2 (3.64%) Subversion
3 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.82%) GitLab
General
1 21 (38.18%) Military
2 6 (10.91%) Electronics
2 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Manufacturing
2 6 (10.91%) Marketing
2 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.09%) Advertising
4 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Social Science
5 1 (1.82%) Games
5 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (61.82%) Software Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Graduate
2 10 (18.18%) Software Manager
3 9 (16.36%) Development Manager
3 9 (16.36%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Junior
3 9 (16.36%) Junior Software Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Software Development Manager
4 6 (10.91%) Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Development Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Security Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Software Development Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Java Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 21 (38.18%) OpenCV
1 21 (38.18%) Web Services
2 3 (5.45%) .NET
2 3 (5.45%) Hibernate
2 3 (5.45%) Swing
3 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.64%) CSS
3 2 (3.64%) HTML
3 2 (3.64%) JMS
3 2 (3.64%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (3.64%) Spring
4 1 (1.82%) Angular 2
4 1 (1.82%) HTML5
4 1 (1.82%) Kafka
4 1 (1.82%) LAMP
4 1 (1.82%) Node.js
4 1 (1.82%) React
4 1 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.18%) Robotics
2 18 (32.73%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.45%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 33 (60.00%) Linux
2 24 (43.64%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Android
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (85.45%) Software Engineering
2 29 (52.73%) Machine Learning
3 25 (45.45%) Mathematics
4 24 (43.64%) Data Analysis
5 21 (38.18%) Deep Learning
5 21 (38.18%) Image Processing
5 21 (38.18%) Innovative Thinking
6 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (25.45%) Test Automation
8 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
10 9 (16.36%) SDLC
11 8 (14.55%) Analytics
12 7 (12.73%) Artificial Intelligence
12 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (10.91%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (10.91%) Programme Management
14 5 (9.09%) DevOps
14 5 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
15 4 (7.27%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 26 (47.27%) Java
2 25 (45.45%) C++
3 23 (41.82%) C#
4 12 (21.82%) Python
5 7 (12.73%) C
6 4 (7.27%) MATLAB
7 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.45%) SQL
8 2 (3.64%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.64%) Embedded C++
8 2 (3.64%) PHP
8 2 (3.64%) R
8 2 (3.64%) Ruby
9 1 (1.82%) Perl
9 1 (1.82%) Scala
9 1 (1.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (54.55%) Degree
2 21 (38.18%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (5.45%) PhD
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Ansible
1 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) SAP
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.82%) Twitter