Period
to 13 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithms over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 211 256
Rank change year-on-year +13 +45 +18
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 2,650 2,833 2,385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.79% 1.68% 1.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.25% 4.06% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,133 2,157 2,065
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £100,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% - +4.55%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 62,322 69,719 69,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.99% 41.43% 39.86%
Number of salaries quoted 48,374 53,000 57,409
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in England

Algorithms
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Algorithms in England

Algorithms
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Algorithms in England over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Algorithms in England

Algorithms
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithms within the England region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +23 1,511 £70,000 +3.70% 287
South East +61 504 £52,500 +5.00% 95
East of England -79 213 £57,500 +9.52% 78
South West +38 200 £42,500 -22.73% 48
North of England +14 143 £52,500 -8.70% 28
North West +18 101 £55,000 -8.33% 13
Midlands -11 70 £40,000 +14.29% 28
West Midlands +1 55 £40,000 +14.29% 19
North East +15 22 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Yorkshire -9 20 £42,500 -22.73% 12
East Midlands -20 15 £39,250 +35.34% 9
Algorithms
UK

For the 6 months to 13 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 England region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 1,283 (48.42%) Python
2 1,088 (41.06%) Java
3 955 (36.04%) Machine Learning
4 890 (33.58%) C++
5 792 (29.89%) Software Engineering
6 771 (29.09%) Mathematics
7 759 (28.64%) Data Structures
8 758 (28.60%) SQL
9 756 (28.53%) Computer Science
10 719 (27.13%) C#
11 707 (26.68%) Degree
12 685 (25.85%) Finance
13 684 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
14 626 (23.62%) Data Science
15 544 (20.53%) Artificial Intelligence
16 543 (20.49%) Analytics
17 472 (17.81%) Big Data
18 406 (15.32%) PhD
19 398 (15.02%) R
20 380 (14.34%) JavaScript
21 375 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
22 366 (13.81%) Deep Learning
23 360 (13.58%) OO
24 354 (13.36%) C
25 340 (12.83%) Amazon AWS
26 336 (12.68%) Statistics
27 325 (12.26%) Multithreading
28 310 (11.70%) Linux
29 305 (11.51%) Physics
29 305 (11.51%) Git (software)

Algorithms
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 279 (10.53%) Apache Spark
2 114 (4.30%) Apache
3 79 (2.98%) SAS
4 56 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
5 39 (1.47%) Apache Pig
6 26 (0.98%) Tomcat
7 14 (0.53%) Confluence
8 13 (0.49%) WebSphere
9 9 (0.34%) nginx
10 8 (0.30%) IIS
10 8 (0.30%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
11 7 (0.26%) Ethereum
12 6 (0.23%) Luigi
12 6 (0.23%) Tornado
13 5 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.19%) DNN
13 5 (0.19%) IPython
14 4 (0.15%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.15%) Kinematics
Applications
1 85 (3.21%) Chatbot
2 43 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (1.25%) GNU Octave
4 20 (0.75%) Simulink
5 13 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (0.45%) Snapchat
7 8 (0.30%) SPSS
8 6 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.15%) GIMP
10 2 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.075%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (0.075%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.038%) CPLEX
11 1 (0.038%) Stata
11 1 (0.038%) Weka
Business Applications
1 13 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.23%) SAP HR
3 4 (0.15%) Ripple
4 3 (0.11%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.11%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.075%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.075%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.075%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.038%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 340 (12.83%) Amazon AWS
2 173 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 47 (1.77%) GitHub
5 32 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
6 31 (1.17%) Google Analytics
6 31 (1.17%) SaaS
7 26 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
8 24 (0.91%) Amazon S3
8 24 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
9 20 (0.75%) Serverless
10 17 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
11 16 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (0.42%) CloudFront
13 9 (0.34%) IaaS
14 8 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
14 8 (0.30%) Dialogflow
14 8 (0.30%) Slack
15 7 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (2.49%) HTTP
2 30 (1.13%) Internet
3 21 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.38%) Bluetooth
4 10 (0.38%) NFC
5 9 (0.34%) Firewall
5 9 (0.34%) Network Security
5 9 (0.34%) Wireless
6 8 (0.30%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
7 7 (0.26%) ATM
8 6 (0.23%) IPsec
9 4 (0.15%) Broadband
9 4 (0.15%) SSL
9 4 (0.15%) VoIP
10 3 (0.11%) Software-Defined Radio
10 3 (0.11%) VPN
10 3 (0.11%) WAN
10 3 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.075%) AMQP
11 2 (0.075%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 472 (17.81%) Big Data
2 288 (10.87%) Hadoop
3 262 (9.89%) NoSQL
4 222 (8.38%) SQL Server
5 163 (6.15%) Apache Hive
6 160 (6.04%) Relational Database
7 127 (4.79%) MongoDB
8 123 (4.64%) Data Mining
9 101 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 93 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
11 88 (3.32%) MySQL
12 76 (2.87%) Power BI
13 70 (2.64%) Blockchain
13 70 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
14 63 (2.38%) RDBMS
15 59 (2.23%) Text Mining
16 41 (1.55%) SAP HANA
17 40 (1.51%) Spotfire
18 34 (1.28%) Amazon Redshift
19 30 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 305 (11.51%) Git (software)
2 135 (5.09%) Subversion
3 103 (3.89%) Jenkins
4 86 (3.25%) Visual Studio
5 74 (2.79%) JIRA
6 63 (2.38%) Maven
7 60 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 46 (1.74%) JUnit
9 37 (1.40%) Mercurial
10 26 (0.98%) Gradle
11 25 (0.94%) CMake
12 24 (0.91%) NUnit
13 23 (0.87%) Eclipse
14 21 (0.79%) Selenium
15 13 (0.49%) CruiseControl
16 12 (0.45%) IntelliJ
17 11 (0.42%) Ranorex
18 10 (0.38%) Bitbucket
18 10 (0.38%) MSTest
18 10 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 685 (25.85%) Finance
2 165 (6.23%) Games
3 158 (5.96%) Banking
4 131 (4.94%) Front Office
4 131 (4.94%) Retail
4 131 (4.94%) Telecoms
5 120 (4.53%) Marketing
6 101 (3.81%) Electronics
7 87 (3.28%) Manufacturing
8 68 (2.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 67 (2.53%) Investment Banking
10 55 (2.08%) Financial Institution
11 44 (1.66%) Automotive
12 42 (1.58%) Publishing
13 31 (1.17%) Law
14 23 (0.87%) Military
15 19 (0.72%) Advertising
16 10 (0.38%) German Language
17 8 (0.30%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1,144 (43.17%) Developer
2 393 (14.83%) Software Engineer
3 381 (14.38%) Java Developer
4 367 (13.85%) Data Scientist
5 220 (8.30%) Python Developer
6 186 (7.02%) C# Developer
7 183 (6.91%) Software Developer
8 151 (5.70%) C++ Developer
9 148 (5.58%) Senior Developer
10 137 (5.17%) Senior Data Scientist
11 122 (4.60%) Graduate
12 108 (4.08%) Python Engineer
13 102 (3.85%) Data Engineer
13 102 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
14 96 (3.62%) Machine Learning Engineer
15 87 (3.28%) Graduate Developer
16 80 (3.02%) .NET Developer
16 80 (3.02%) C++ Software Engineer
17 78 (2.94%) Analyst
18 74 (2.79%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (10.75%) .NET
2 263 (9.92%) Natural Language Processing
3 249 (9.40%) TensorFlow
4 216 (8.15%) Web Services
5 188 (7.09%) RESTful
6 148 (5.58%) CSS
7 147 (5.55%) HTML
8 146 (5.51%) AngularJS
9 140 (5.28%) Kafka
10 117 (4.42%) REST
10 117 (4.42%) Spring
11 116 (4.38%) React
12 92 (3.47%) Pandas
13 91 (3.43%) ASP.NET
14 79 (2.98%) NumPy
15 75 (2.83%) Node.js
16 70 (2.64%) SciPy
17 68 (2.57%) WPF
18 67 (2.53%) D3.js
19 65 (2.45%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 759 (28.64%) Data Structures
2 285 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
3 157 (5.92%) Fintech
4 135 (5.09%) Hedge funds
5 106 (4.00%) Derivative
6 102 (3.85%) Equities
7 101 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
8 91 (3.43%) User Experience
9 71 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
10 70 (2.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 62 (2.34%) Fixed Income
12 61 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
13 46 (1.74%) Social Network
14 44 (1.66%) Robotics
15 39 (1.47%) CUDA
15 39 (1.47%) Equity Derivative
16 38 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
17 31 (1.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 29 (1.09%) Life Science
19 28 (1.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 310 (11.70%) Linux
2 140 (5.28%) Unix
3 110 (4.15%) Windows
4 32 (1.21%) Android
5 26 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
6 21 (0.79%) Apple iOS
7 12 (0.45%) CoreOS
8 10 (0.38%) Mac OS X
9 9 (0.34%) FreeRTOS
10 8 (0.30%) Windows Server
11 7 (0.26%) Robot Operating System
12 5 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
13 3 (0.11%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.11%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.11%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.11%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.038%) CentOS
14 1 (0.038%) Debian
14 1 (0.038%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 955 (36.04%) Machine Learning
2 792 (29.89%) Software Engineering
3 771 (29.09%) Mathematics
4 756 (28.53%) Computer Science
5 684 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
6 626 (23.62%) Data Science
7 544 (20.53%) Artificial Intelligence
8 543 (20.49%) Analytics
9 375 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
10 366 (13.81%) Deep Learning
11 360 (13.58%) OO
12 336 (12.68%) Statistics
13 325 (12.26%) Multithreading
14 305 (11.51%) Physics
15 289 (10.91%) Test Automation
16 266 (10.04%) Visualisation
17 258 (9.74%) Continuous Integration
18 251 (9.47%) Data Analysis
19 222 (8.38%) TDD
20 212 (8.00%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 1,283 (48.42%) Python
2 1,088 (41.06%) Java
3 890 (33.58%) C++
4 758 (28.60%) SQL
5 719 (27.13%) C#
6 398 (15.02%) R
7 380 (14.34%) JavaScript
8 354 (13.36%) C
9 217 (8.19%) Scala
10 139 (5.25%) MATLAB
11 109 (4.11%) Go
12 104 (3.92%) Java 8
13 87 (3.28%) PHP
14 53 (2.00%) F#
15 50 (1.89%) Ruby
15 50 (1.89%) TypeScript
16 48 (1.81%) Haskell
17 47 (1.77%) VBA
18 44 (1.66%) Bash Shell
19 41 (1.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 707 (26.68%) Degree
2 406 (15.32%) PhD
3 199 (7.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 108 (4.08%) MPhil
5 85 (3.21%) Master's Degree
6 48 (1.81%) Numerate Degree
7 26 (0.98%) Security Cleared
8 22 (0.83%) SC Cleared
9 18 (0.68%) AWS Certification
10 14 (0.53%) CISM
10 14 (0.53%) CISSP
11 11 (0.42%) CISA
11 11 (0.42%) SANS
12 10 (0.38%) PMI Certification
13 8 (0.30%) ISTQB
14 6 (0.23%) CRISC
14 6 (0.23%) GIAC
14 6 (0.23%) GISP
14 6 (0.23%) GREM
14 6 (0.23%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (2.00%) QA
2 15 (0.57%) Data Quality
2 15 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.26%) GDPR
5 6 (0.23%) JTAG
6 4 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.15%) FIPS 140-2
6 4 (0.15%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.075%) COBIT
7 2 (0.075%) ISO 26262
7 2 (0.075%) PSD2
8 1 (0.038%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.038%) MiFID
8 1 (0.038%) SEPA
System Software
1 122 (4.60%) Docker
2 37 (1.40%) HDFS
3 34 (1.28%) Firmware
4 13 (0.49%) Apache Flume
5 10 (0.38%) etcd
6 7 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (0.11%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.11%) vSphere
9 2 (0.075%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.038%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.038%) KVM
Systems Management
1 62 (2.34%) Kubernetes
2 45 (1.70%) Hadoop YARN
3 33 (1.25%) Terraform
4 19 (0.72%) Ansible
4 19 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.45%) Prometheus
6 10 (0.38%) Nagios
7 8 (0.30%) Oozie
8 7 (0.26%) Puppet
8 7 (0.26%) Salt
9 6 (0.23%) CFEngine
9 6 (0.23%) Graphite
9 6 (0.23%) Packer
9 6 (0.23%) StatsD
10 4 (0.15%) Mesos
11 3 (0.11%) Grafana
12 2 (0.075%) Icinga
12 2 (0.075%) Kibana
12 2 (0.075%) logstash
12 2 (0.075%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 136 (5.13%) Tableau
2 121 (4.57%) Google
3 105 (3.96%) Microsoft
3 105 (3.96%) Oracle
4 100 (3.77%) SAP
5 27 (1.02%) Cloudera
6 25 (0.94%) MapR
7 19 (0.72%) Hortonworks
8 16 (0.60%) Cognos
9 14 (0.53%) Cognizant
10 12 (0.45%) comScore
11 11 (0.42%) Xilinx
12 10 (0.38%) Atlassian
12 10 (0.38%) Atmel
13 8 (0.30%) VMware
14 7 (0.26%) Ab Initio
14 7 (0.26%) Alteryx
14 7 (0.26%) Zend
15 6 (0.23%) Reuters
15 6 (0.23%) Sony