Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 105 136
Rank change year-on-year +29 +31 +3
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 77 29 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.96% 1.33% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.52% 3.72% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 43 11 10
Edinburgh median annual salary £32,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% -7.89% -9.52%
10th Percentile £26,000 £19,750 £28,900
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £43,125
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +6.67%

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 1,024 780 1,163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 39.31% 35.88% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 617 511 694
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 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £66,750 £68,750 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%

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 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Algorithms in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 58 (75.32%) Machine Learning
2 45 (58.44%) C++
3 40 (51.95%) Python
4 38 (49.35%) Software Engineering
5 37 (48.05%) Degree
6 33 (42.86%) Linux
7 31 (40.26%) Mathematics
8 30 (38.96%) Java
9 29 (37.66%) Robotics
10 28 (36.36%) Windows
11 27 (35.06%) SQL
12 26 (33.77%) Image Processing
12 26 (33.77%) Big Data
13 25 (32.47%) Statistics
13 25 (32.47%) Innovative Thinking
14 24 (31.17%) Software Testing
15 23 (29.87%) Git (software)
16 22 (28.57%) Relational Database
16 22 (28.57%) Data Analysis
17 20 (25.97%) PostgreSQL
17 20 (25.97%) Data Warehouse
17 20 (25.97%) Amazon Redshift
17 20 (25.97%) Deep Learning
18 19 (24.68%) OpenCV
18 19 (24.68%) Computer Science
18 19 (24.68%) Quantitative Analysis
18 19 (24.68%) C#
18 19 (24.68%) Numerate Degree
19 18 (23.38%) Web Services
19 18 (23.38%) Data Mining

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 3 (3.90%) Apache Spark
1 3 (3.90%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.77%) Big Data
2 22 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 20 (25.97%) Amazon Redshift
3 20 (25.97%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (25.97%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (23.38%) Data Mining
5 5 (6.49%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.90%) GIS
6 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.60%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.60%) Spatial Data
7 2 (2.60%) Text Mining
8 1 (1.30%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 23 (29.87%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.49%) Subversion
3 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.30%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (7.79%) Military
2 5 (6.49%) Games
3 3 (3.90%) Finance
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (37.66%) Software Engineer
2 25 (32.47%) Data Scientist
3 7 (9.09%) Developer
4 5 (6.49%) Software Manager
5 4 (5.19%) Architect
5 4 (5.19%) Systems Architect
6 3 (3.90%) Machine Learning Researcher
6 3 (3.90%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.60%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) Computer Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) Computer Vision Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) Java Developer
7 2 (2.60%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 2 (2.60%) Research Engineer
8 1 (1.30%) C# Developer
8 1 (1.30%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (1.30%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.68%) OpenCV
2 18 (23.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 18 (23.38%) Web Services
3 5 (6.49%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (6.49%) HTML
4 3 (3.90%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.90%) React
5 2 (2.60%) .NET
5 2 (2.60%) Angular 2
5 2 (2.60%) CSS
5 2 (2.60%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (2.60%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.30%) Ajax
6 1 (1.30%) CSS3
6 1 (1.30%) HTML5
6 1 (1.30%) jQuery
6 1 (1.30%) NumPy
6 1 (1.30%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.30%) Qt
6 1 (1.30%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 29 (37.66%) Robotics
2 19 (24.68%) Computer Science
3 10 (12.99%) Data Structures
4 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.19%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (3.90%) CUDA
7 1 (1.30%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (42.86%) Linux
2 28 (36.36%) Windows
3 5 (6.49%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (75.32%) Machine Learning
2 38 (49.35%) Software Engineering
3 31 (40.26%) Mathematics
4 26 (33.77%) Image Processing
5 25 (32.47%) Innovative Thinking
5 25 (32.47%) Statistics
6 24 (31.17%) Software Testing
7 22 (28.57%) Data Analysis
8 20 (25.97%) Deep Learning
9 19 (24.68%) Quantitative Analysis
10 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (12.99%) Artificial Intelligence
12 7 (9.09%) OO
12 7 (9.09%) Validation
13 6 (7.79%) Computer Vision
13 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (6.49%) Data Management
14 5 (6.49%) Mentoring
14 5 (6.49%) Reinforcement Learning
14 5 (6.49%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 45 (58.44%) C++
2 40 (51.95%) Python
3 30 (38.96%) Java
4 27 (35.06%) SQL
5 19 (24.68%) C#
6 16 (20.78%) C
7 7 (9.09%) Scala
8 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
8 5 (6.49%) MATLAB
8 5 (6.49%) R
9 3 (3.90%) Ruby
10 2 (2.60%) Perl
11 1 (1.30%) Lisp
11 1 (1.30%) Lua
11 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (48.05%) Degree
2 19 (24.68%) Numerate Degree
3 13 (16.88%) PhD
4 4 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.60%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Docker
2 4 (5.19%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle
1 1 (1.30%) Progress
1 1 (1.30%) SAP