Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 108 124
Rank change year-on-year +18 +16 +13
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 64 33 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.38% 1.34% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.69% 3.15% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 53 20 20
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -21.95% +28.13%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,000 £32,950
90th Percentile £130,000 £50,500 £76,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +12.50% -21.95% +28.13%

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 1,125 1,048 1,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 41.87% 42.43% 43.68%
Number of salaries quoted 715 664 626
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.20% -3.33% +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 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Algorithms in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 50 (78.13%) Software Engineering
2 37 (57.81%) Degree
3 33 (51.56%) Mathematics
4 31 (48.44%) Machine Learning
4 31 (48.44%) Java
5 29 (45.31%) C++
6 26 (40.63%) Test Automation
7 22 (34.38%) Data Structures
8 21 (32.81%) Linux
9 20 (31.25%) Windows
9 20 (31.25%) Big Data
10 19 (29.69%) OpenCV
10 19 (29.69%) Deep Learning
10 19 (29.69%) Git (software)
10 19 (29.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 19 (29.69%) Image Processing
10 19 (29.69%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (29.69%) Robotics
10 19 (29.69%) Data Analysis
10 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (29.69%) Data Mining
10 19 (29.69%) Web Services
10 19 (29.69%) Numerate Degree
10 19 (29.69%) Innovative Thinking
11 18 (28.13%) SQL
12 15 (23.44%) C#
13 14 (21.88%) Military
14 13 (20.31%) OO
14 13 (20.31%) NoSQL
15 11 (17.19%) Mercurial

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 (3.13%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.56%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.25%) Big Data
2 19 (29.69%) Data Mining
3 13 (20.31%) NoSQL
4 8 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (10.94%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (7.81%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.56%) GIS
8 1 (1.56%) MySQL
8 1 (1.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (29.69%) Git (software)
2 11 (17.19%) Mercurial
2 11 (17.19%) Subversion
3 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.56%) GitLab
4 1 (1.56%) Gradle
4 1 (1.56%) Grunt
4 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (21.88%) Military
2 6 (9.38%) Electronics
2 6 (9.38%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
2 6 (9.38%) Marketing
2 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.81%) Retail
4 4 (6.25%) Advertising
5 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (48.44%) Software Engineer
2 20 (31.25%) Developer
3 16 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 10 (15.63%) Software Manager
5 7 (10.94%) Development Manager
5 7 (10.94%) Software Development Manager
6 6 (9.38%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Data Scientist
7 5 (7.81%) Development Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Scientific Software Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Security Manager
7 5 (7.81%) Software Development Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Java Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Engineering Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Software Engineering Manager
10 2 (3.13%) Junior Software Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 19 (29.69%) OpenCV
1 19 (29.69%) Web Services
2 6 (9.38%) .NET
3 5 (7.81%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (7.81%) JavaFX
4 4 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.69%) Django
5 3 (4.69%) React
5 3 (4.69%) Swing
5 3 (4.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.13%) CSS
6 2 (3.13%) Flask
6 2 (3.13%) HTML
6 2 (3.13%) HTML5
6 2 (3.13%) jQuery
6 2 (3.13%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (1.56%) Celery
7 1 (1.56%) JNI
7 1 (1.56%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.38%) Data Structures
2 19 (29.69%) Robotics
3 9 (14.06%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.81%) Linux
2 20 (31.25%) Windows
3 5 (7.81%) Robot Operating System
4 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (78.13%) Software Engineering
2 33 (51.56%) Mathematics
3 31 (48.44%) Machine Learning
4 26 (40.63%) Test Automation
5 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (29.69%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (29.69%) Data Analysis
5 19 (29.69%) Deep Learning
5 19 (29.69%) Image Processing
5 19 (29.69%) Innovative Thinking
6 13 (20.31%) OO
7 11 (17.19%) Decision-Making
8 10 (15.63%) SDLC
9 9 (14.06%) Open Source
10 8 (12.50%) Data Science
10 8 (12.50%) Scrum
11 7 (10.94%) Data Engineering
12 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
12 6 (9.38%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (48.44%) Java
2 29 (45.31%) C++
3 18 (28.13%) SQL
4 15 (23.44%) C#
5 11 (17.19%) Python
6 7 (10.94%) C
7 6 (9.38%) Fortran
8 3 (4.69%) PHP
9 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.56%) Groovy
10 1 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (57.81%) Degree
2 19 (29.69%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (9.38%) PhD
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.56%) Ansible
2 1 (1.56%) Puppet
2 1 (1.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) SAP