Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
UK > England
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 217 185 198
Rank change year-on-year -32 +13 +45
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 1,646 2,603 2,890
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.54% 1.88% 1.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.97% 4.75% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,253 1,989 2,416
Median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £108,750 £95,000 £98,125
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%

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 41,477 54,782 64,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.85% 39.61% 38.39%
Number of salaries quoted 31,992 41,628 50,559
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,539
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in England

Algorithms
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Algorithms in England.

Salary trend for Algorithms in England

Algorithms
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Algorithms in England over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 2020. 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 -18 925 £72,500 +3.57% 152
South East -20 311 £51,250 +2.50% 43
North of England -20 126 £52,500 -4.55% 12
East of England +18 113 £62,500 - 38
North West -34 92 £52,500 -8.66% 7
South West -67 88 £47,500 -5.00% 24
Midlands +34 87 £50,000 +11.11% 16
West Midlands -2 47 £57,500 +21.05% 11
East Midlands +53 40 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Yorkshire +39 27 £50,000 +5.26% 2
North East -10 7 £62,500 +25.00% 3
Algorithms
UK

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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.

1 806 (48.97%) Python
2 564 (34.26%) Software Engineering
3 521 (31.65%) Computer Science
4 508 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
5 507 (30.80%) Java
6 495 (30.07%) Mathematics
7 482 (29.28%) Machine Learning
8 468 (28.43%) Data Structures
9 462 (28.07%) Degree
10 454 (27.58%) C++
11 449 (27.28%) Data Science
12 409 (24.85%) SQL
13 382 (23.21%) C#
14 329 (19.99%) Finance
15 328 (19.93%) Analytics
16 297 (18.04%) AWS
17 296 (17.98%) Problem-Solving
18 294 (17.86%) JavaScript
19 263 (15.98%) OO
20 261 (15.86%) C
21 257 (15.61%) Data Analysis
22 234 (14.22%) Artificial Intelligence
23 233 (14.16%) Big Data
24 224 (13.61%) R
25 212 (12.88%) TDD
26 208 (12.64%) .NET
26 208 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
27 203 (12.33%) Azure
28 191 (11.60%) PhD
29 187 (11.36%) 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
1 156 (9.48%) Apache Spark
2 60 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
3 41 (2.49%) Apache
4 31 (1.88%) Jupyter
5 23 (1.40%) Confluence
5 23 (1.40%) Tomcat
6 17 (1.03%) ArcGIS
7 16 (0.97%) nginx
8 15 (0.91%) Apache Airflow
8 15 (0.91%) SharePoint
9 11 (0.67%) Tornado
10 10 (0.61%) Apache Solr
11 7 (0.43%) JBoss
11 7 (0.43%) Luigi
11 7 (0.43%) SAS
12 6 (0.36%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.30%) CMS
13 5 (0.30%) IIS
14 4 (0.24%) WildFly
15 3 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (1.03%) SPSS
2 16 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.24%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.24%) Simulink
7 2 (0.12%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.12%) CINEMA 4D
7 2 (0.12%) LightWave 3D
7 2 (0.12%) Maya
7 2 (0.12%) MODO
7 2 (0.12%) Stateflow
8 1 (0.061%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.061%) Weka
8 1 (0.061%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (0.30%) SAP CRM
1 5 (0.30%) SAP ERP
1 5 (0.30%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.24%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.12%) Magento
3 2 (0.12%) Tesseract
4 1 (0.061%) Data Workbench
4 1 (0.061%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.061%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 297 (18.04%) AWS
2 203 (12.33%) Azure
3 95 (5.77%) GCP
4 55 (3.34%) PaaS
5 32 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
5 32 (1.94%) GitHub
6 31 (1.88%) Amazon S3
7 26 (1.58%) Serverless
8 24 (1.46%) Power Platform
8 24 (1.46%) SaaS
9 19 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
10 18 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (0.91%) Amazon EMR
12 13 (0.79%) Heroku
13 12 (0.73%) AWS IoT
13 12 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
13 12 (0.73%) npm
13 12 (0.73%) Slack
14 11 (0.67%) Amazon EKS
14 11 (0.67%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.46%) Software-Defined Radio
2 23 (1.40%) Internet
3 21 (1.28%) Wireless
4 16 (0.97%) Ethernet
5 13 (0.79%) Bluetooth
6 10 (0.61%) HTTP
7 8 (0.49%) 5G
8 7 (0.43%) SSL
9 6 (0.36%) MQTT
9 6 (0.36%) NetScaler
9 6 (0.36%) SAN
9 6 (0.36%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.30%) 4G
10 5 (0.30%) DVB
10 5 (0.30%) LTE
11 3 (0.18%) Skype
11 3 (0.18%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.12%) OFDM
12 2 (0.12%) Radio Access Network
12 2 (0.12%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (14.16%) Big Data
2 151 (9.17%) NoSQL
3 128 (7.78%) Hadoop
4 126 (7.65%) Relational Database
5 92 (5.59%) SQL Server
6 77 (4.68%) MySQL
7 62 (3.77%) Redis
8 57 (3.46%) Data Mining
9 56 (3.40%) MongoDB
10 55 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
11 54 (3.28%) Apache Hive
12 35 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
13 31 (1.88%) Amazon Redshift
14 30 (1.82%) HBase
15 29 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
16 24 (1.46%) Data Lake
16 24 (1.46%) Power BI
17 22 (1.34%) RDBMS
18 19 (1.15%) Blockchain
19 18 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 187 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 73 (4.43%) JIRA
3 64 (3.89%) Jenkins
4 38 (2.31%) Subversion
5 34 (2.07%) Maven
6 33 (2.00%) Selenium
7 27 (1.64%) Sinon.JS
8 25 (1.52%) Visual Studio
9 24 (1.46%) Jasmine
10 21 (1.28%) Mocha
11 19 (1.15%) Mercurial
11 19 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (1.09%) Karma Test Runner
12 18 (1.09%) webpack
13 17 (1.03%) Protractor
14 15 (0.91%) NUnit
15 14 (0.85%) Moq
16 13 (0.79%) Gradle
16 13 (0.79%) JUnit
16 13 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
General
1 329 (19.99%) Finance
2 103 (6.26%) Games
3 91 (5.53%) Front Office
4 80 (4.86%) Marketing
5 76 (4.62%) Pharmaceutical
6 70 (4.25%) Retail
7 69 (4.19%) Electronics
8 52 (3.16%) Automotive
9 51 (3.10%) Banking
10 39 (2.37%) Manufacturing
11 26 (1.58%) Telecoms
12 16 (0.97%) Aerospace
12 16 (0.97%) Investment Banking
12 16 (0.97%) Law
13 14 (0.85%) Military
14 11 (0.67%) Public Sector
15 8 (0.49%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.43%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.43%) Legal
17 6 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 614 (37.30%) Developer
2 288 (17.50%) Software Engineer
3 202 (12.27%) Java Developer
4 195 (11.85%) Data Scientist
5 167 (10.15%) C# Developer
6 112 (6.80%) Senior Software Engineer
7 107 (6.50%) Python Developer
8 106 (6.44%) Junior
9 105 (6.38%) Architect
10 89 (5.41%) Data Engineer
11 80 (4.86%) C++ Developer
11 80 (4.86%) Graduate
12 78 (4.74%) Senior Developer
13 76 (4.62%) Junior Developer
14 75 (4.56%) Senior Data Scientist
15 66 (4.01%) Graduate Developer
16 61 (3.71%) Junior C# Developer
17 60 (3.65%) C# Software Engineer
17 60 (3.65%) Junior Java Developer
17 60 (3.65%) Junior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (12.64%) .NET
2 175 (10.63%) AngularJS
3 153 (9.30%) HTML
4 130 (7.90%) React
5 124 (7.53%) Node.js
6 118 (7.17%) CSS
7 111 (6.74%) HTML5
8 103 (6.26%) Natural Language Processing
9 87 (5.29%) REST
10 85 (5.16%) Web Services
11 77 (4.68%) TensorFlow
12 65 (3.95%) Kafka
13 64 (3.89%) NumPy
13 64 (3.89%) scikit-learn
14 62 (3.77%) Pandas
14 62 (3.77%) RESTful
15 60 (3.65%) CSS3
16 49 (2.98%) .NET Core
17 46 (2.79%) ASP.NET
18 41 (2.49%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 468 (28.43%) Data Structures
2 208 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
3 155 (9.42%) User Experience
4 126 (7.65%) Derivative
5 115 (6.99%) Hedge funds
6 71 (4.31%) Greenfield Project
7 64 (3.89%) VHDL
8 62 (3.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 62 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
9 60 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 60 (3.65%) Robotics
10 57 (3.46%) Embedded Systems
11 46 (2.79%) Fixed Income
12 37 (2.25%) Equity Derivative
13 36 (2.19%) Verilog
14 25 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
15 23 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
15 23 (1.40%) Management Information System
16 20 (1.22%) Semantic Web
17 18 (1.09%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 171 (10.39%) Linux
2 140 (8.51%) Windows
3 73 (4.43%) Unix
4 32 (1.94%) Android
5 13 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (0.36%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.24%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.24%) Solaris
8 4 (0.24%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.061%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 564 (34.26%) Software Engineering
2 521 (31.65%) Computer Science
3 508 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
4 495 (30.07%) Mathematics
5 482 (29.28%) Machine Learning
6 449 (27.28%) Data Science
7 328 (19.93%) Analytics
8 296 (17.98%) Problem-Solving
9 263 (15.98%) OO
10 257 (15.61%) Data Analysis
11 234 (14.22%) Artificial Intelligence
12 212 (12.88%) TDD
13 169 (10.27%) Scrum
13 169 (10.27%) Statistics
14 162 (9.84%) Multithreading
15 158 (9.60%) Physics
16 157 (9.54%) SDLC
17 142 (8.63%) Microservices
18 137 (8.32%) Fintech
19 131 (7.96%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 806 (48.97%) Python
2 507 (30.80%) Java
3 454 (27.58%) C++
4 409 (24.85%) SQL
5 382 (23.21%) C#
6 294 (17.86%) JavaScript
7 261 (15.86%) C
8 224 (13.61%) R
9 130 (7.90%) Scala
10 126 (7.65%) MATLAB
11 83 (5.04%) PHP
12 76 (4.62%) TypeScript
13 61 (3.71%) F#
14 55 (3.34%) Java 8
15 43 (2.61%) Kotlin
16 41 (2.49%) Go
17 34 (2.07%) Bash Shell
18 28 (1.70%) Embedded C
19 25 (1.52%) Haskell
20 21 (1.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 462 (28.07%) Degree
2 191 (11.60%) PhD
3 135 (8.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 60 (3.65%) Numerate Degree
5 47 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 41 (2.49%) Master's Degree
7 33 (2.00%) SC Cleared
8 12 (0.73%) DBS Check
9 11 (0.67%) PMI Certification
10 9 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.49%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.43%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.12%) ISEB
14 2 (0.12%) Postgraduate
15 1 (0.061%) BPSS Clearance
15 1 (0.061%) MCIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (3.89%) QA
2 12 (0.73%) GDPR
3 9 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.12%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.061%) MiFID
6 1 (0.061%) SEPA
System Software
1 128 (7.78%) Docker
2 61 (3.71%) Firmware
3 34 (2.07%) Active Directory
4 15 (0.91%) HDFS
5 9 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.061%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.061%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 112 (6.80%) Kubernetes
2 30 (1.82%) Terraform
3 23 (1.40%) Ansible
4 18 (1.09%) SELinux
5 15 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.73%) Kibana
6 12 (0.73%) Puppet
7 11 (0.67%) Grafana
8 10 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
9 6 (0.36%) Oozie
10 4 (0.24%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.18%) Consul
11 3 (0.18%) Kubeflow
11 3 (0.18%) SCCM
11 3 (0.18%) WSUS
12 1 (0.061%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.061%) Nagios
12 1 (0.061%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 79 (4.80%) Microsoft
2 72 (4.37%) Google
3 55 (3.34%) Oracle
4 34 (2.07%) Tableau
5 15 (0.91%) Databricks
6 14 (0.85%) Perforce
6 14 (0.85%) SAP
7 9 (0.55%) Gemalto
7 9 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (0.55%) VMware
8 8 (0.49%) Xilinx
9 7 (0.43%) Bloomberg
9 7 (0.43%) WorldPay
10 6 (0.36%) Citrix
10 6 (0.36%) MuleSoft
10 6 (0.36%) SaltStack
11 5 (0.30%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.30%) Autodesk
11 5 (0.30%) Talend
11 5 (0.30%) TOWER Software