Period
to 23 March 2019

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 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
UK > England
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 201 243
Rank change year-on-year +26 +42 +21
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 2,672 2,883 2,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.92% 1.74% 1.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.58% 4.32% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,993 2,342 1,928
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £99,125
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +3.60%

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 58,291 66,671 64,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.99% 40.23% 39.89%
Number of salaries quoted 44,976 52,984 52,853
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% -1.01%

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 23 March 2019.

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 23 March 2019. 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 +8 1,371 £70,000 - 119
South East +67 531 £50,000 - 53
South West +77 244 £50,000 -9.09% 14
North of England +114 235 £55,000 +4.76% 8
East of England -75 180 £57,500 +9.52% 58
North West +89 175 £57,500 +9.52% 3
Midlands +32 107 £40,000 -15.79% 10
West Midlands +65 90 £41,500 -7.78% 10
Yorkshire +39 40 £50,000 -9.09% 1
North East +29 20 £52,500 +5.00% 4
East Midlands -18 17 £40,000 -11.11%
Algorithms
UK

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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 1,292 (48.35%) Python
2 987 (36.94%) Java
3 983 (36.79%) Machine Learning
4 920 (34.43%) Software Engineering
5 864 (32.34%) C++
6 821 (30.73%) Mathematics
7 752 (28.14%) Data Structures
8 728 (27.25%) SQL
9 727 (27.21%) Data Science
10 719 (26.91%) C#
11 696 (26.05%) Agile Software Development
12 694 (25.97%) Computer Science
13 672 (25.15%) Degree
14 629 (23.54%) Analytics
15 608 (22.75%) Finance
16 519 (19.42%) Artificial Intelligence
17 440 (16.47%) JavaScript
18 425 (15.91%) Big Data
19 417 (15.61%) PhD
20 404 (15.12%) Problem-Solving
21 383 (14.33%) R
22 368 (13.77%) Amazon AWS
23 361 (13.51%) Data Analysis
24 358 (13.40%) Linux
25 354 (13.25%) C
26 341 (12.76%) OO
27 329 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
28 317 (11.86%) Test Automation
29 311 (11.64%) Git (software)
30 308 (11.53%) .NET

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
1 260 (9.73%) Apache Spark
2 98 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
3 86 (3.22%) Apache
4 58 (2.17%) SAS
5 31 (1.16%) Tomcat
6 24 (0.90%) Apache Pig
7 18 (0.67%) IIS
8 14 (0.52%) Confluence
9 8 (0.30%) Hyperledger
10 5 (0.19%) Jupyter
11 4 (0.15%) DNN
11 4 (0.15%) nginx
11 4 (0.15%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.075%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.075%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.075%) JBoss
12 2 (0.075%) Kinematics
12 2 (0.075%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.037%) Ethereum
13 1 (0.037%) WildFly
Applications
1 79 (2.96%) Chatbot
2 40 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (1.09%) GNU Octave
4 12 (0.45%) Snapchat
5 9 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (0.30%) SPSS
7 6 (0.22%) Simulink
7 6 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.11%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.11%) Stata
8 3 (0.11%) Weka
9 2 (0.075%) CPLEX
9 2 (0.075%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.075%) Stateflow
10 1 (0.037%) Houdini
10 1 (0.037%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (0.037%) MODO
Business Applications
1 20 (0.75%) Summit
2 6 (0.22%) SAP HR
3 4 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.075%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.075%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.037%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.037%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.037%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 368 (13.77%) Amazon AWS
2 161 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (2.96%) GitHub
4 75 (2.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 38 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
6 32 (1.20%) Amazon S3
7 30 (1.12%) SaaS
8 22 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
9 21 (0.79%) CloudFront
10 19 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (0.56%) PaaS
12 13 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
13 11 (0.41%) Apigee
13 11 (0.41%) Serverless
14 10 (0.37%) OpenShift
15 9 (0.34%) Google Analytics
16 8 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
17 7 (0.26%) Heroku
18 6 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
18 6 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 110 (4.12%) HTTP
2 42 (1.57%) TCP/IP
3 16 (0.60%) Internet
4 15 (0.56%) Broadband
5 14 (0.52%) Skype
6 13 (0.49%) Software-Defined Radio
7 5 (0.19%) FTP
8 4 (0.15%) AMQP
8 4 (0.15%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.15%) MQTT
8 4 (0.15%) Wireless
9 3 (0.11%) Firewall
9 3 (0.11%) FlexRay
9 3 (0.11%) IPsec
9 3 (0.11%) Network Security
10 2 (0.075%) 5G
10 2 (0.075%) NFC
10 2 (0.075%) SSH
10 2 (0.075%) SSL
10 2 (0.075%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 425 (15.91%) Big Data
2 239 (8.94%) Hadoop
3 238 (8.91%) NoSQL
4 186 (6.96%) SQL Server
5 177 (6.62%) Relational Database
6 143 (5.35%) Data Mining
7 124 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
8 111 (4.15%) Apache Hive
9 81 (3.03%) MySQL
10 79 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
11 73 (2.73%) MongoDB
12 60 (2.25%) Text Mining
13 57 (2.13%) Power BI
14 56 (2.10%) Blockchain
15 51 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
16 49 (1.83%) RDBMS
17 38 (1.42%) Redis
18 33 (1.24%) Amazon Redshift
19 30 (1.12%) Neo4j
20 25 (0.94%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 311 (11.64%) Git (software)
2 145 (5.43%) Subversion
3 80 (2.99%) Jenkins
4 69 (2.58%) Mercurial
5 61 (2.28%) Visual Studio
6 59 (2.21%) GitLab
7 51 (1.91%) JIRA
8 48 (1.80%) Maven
9 42 (1.57%) JUnit
10 41 (1.53%) Gradle
11 34 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
12 30 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
12 30 (1.12%) Vagrant
13 27 (1.01%) Ant
14 25 (0.94%) NUnit
15 23 (0.86%) IntelliJ
16 18 (0.67%) CircleCI
17 14 (0.52%) Cucumber
17 14 (0.52%) Mockito
17 14 (0.52%) PhantomJS
General
1 608 (22.75%) Finance
2 146 (5.46%) Games
3 145 (5.43%) Pharmaceutical
4 125 (4.68%) Electronics
5 123 (4.60%) Retail
6 114 (4.27%) Banking
7 105 (3.93%) Telecoms
8 93 (3.48%) Marketing
9 76 (2.84%) Front Office
10 74 (2.77%) Manufacturing
11 57 (2.13%) Law
12 49 (1.83%) Military
13 33 (1.24%) Legal
14 27 (1.01%) Automotive
15 25 (0.94%) Publishing
16 19 (0.71%) Investment Banking
17 15 (0.56%) Advertising
18 9 (0.34%) Financial Institution
18 9 (0.34%) German Language
19 8 (0.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,113 (41.65%) Developer
2 411 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 403 (15.08%) Data Scientist
4 341 (12.76%) Java Developer
5 218 (8.16%) C# Developer
6 199 (7.45%) Software Developer
7 189 (7.07%) Senior Developer
8 184 (6.89%) Python Developer
9 130 (4.87%) C++ Developer
10 110 (4.12%) Data Engineer
10 110 (4.12%) Graduate
11 109 (4.08%) Machine Learning Engineer
12 104 (3.89%) Senior Data Scientist
13 103 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
14 95 (3.56%) Java Engineer
15 90 (3.37%) .NET Developer
16 87 (3.26%) Python Engineer
17 84 (3.14%) Test Engineer
18 82 (3.07%) C++ Software Engineer
19 81 (3.03%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (11.53%) .NET
2 207 (7.75%) Web Services
3 197 (7.37%) React
4 185 (6.92%) Natural Language Processing
4 185 (6.92%) TensorFlow
5 179 (6.70%) AngularJS
6 173 (6.47%) CSS
7 171 (6.40%) REST
8 168 (6.29%) RESTful
9 156 (5.84%) HTML
10 131 (4.90%) ASP.NET
11 130 (4.87%) Spring
12 129 (4.83%) Kafka
13 124 (4.64%) scikit-learn
14 111 (4.15%) Pandas
15 100 (3.74%) NumPy
16 91 (3.41%) JSON
17 89 (3.33%) WCF
18 86 (3.22%) Node.js
19 75 (2.81%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 752 (28.14%) Data Structures
2 329 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
3 181 (6.77%) Fintech
4 142 (5.31%) Hedge funds
5 130 (4.87%) User Experience
6 119 (4.45%) Derivative
7 90 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
8 81 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
9 73 (2.73%) Equities
10 61 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
11 56 (2.10%) VHDL
12 55 (2.06%) Robotics
13 52 (1.95%) Management Information System
14 51 (1.91%) Equity Derivative
14 51 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 49 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
16 45 (1.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 44 (1.65%) Fixed Income
18 32 (1.20%) Mobile App
19 30 (1.12%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 358 (13.40%) Linux
2 150 (5.61%) Unix
3 88 (3.29%) Windows
4 67 (2.51%) Android
5 28 (1.05%) Apple iOS
5 28 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
6 11 (0.41%) Windows Server
7 10 (0.37%) CoreOS
8 7 (0.26%) FreeRTOS
9 6 (0.22%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.22%) Robot Operating System
10 4 (0.15%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.11%) Solaris
11 3 (0.11%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.11%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.075%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.037%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.037%) CentOS
13 1 (0.037%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 983 (36.79%) Machine Learning
2 920 (34.43%) Software Engineering
3 821 (30.73%) Mathematics
4 727 (27.21%) Data Science
5 696 (26.05%) Agile Software Development
6 694 (25.97%) Computer Science
7 629 (23.54%) Analytics
8 519 (19.42%) Artificial Intelligence
9 404 (15.12%) Problem-Solving
10 361 (13.51%) Data Analysis
11 341 (12.76%) OO
12 317 (11.86%) Test Automation
13 303 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
14 285 (10.67%) Visualisation
15 264 (9.88%) TDD
16 263 (9.84%) Multithreading
17 262 (9.81%) Deep Learning
18 261 (9.77%) Physics
19 243 (9.09%) Statistics
20 211 (7.90%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,292 (48.35%) Python
2 987 (36.94%) Java
3 864 (32.34%) C++
4 728 (27.25%) SQL
5 719 (26.91%) C#
6 440 (16.47%) JavaScript
7 383 (14.33%) R
8 354 (13.25%) C
9 232 (8.68%) MATLAB
10 168 (6.29%) Scala
11 122 (4.57%) Go
12 90 (3.37%) TypeScript
13 67 (2.51%) Java 8
14 62 (2.32%) Bash Shell
15 60 (2.25%) F#
15 60 (2.25%) PHP
16 52 (1.95%) Kotlin
17 47 (1.76%) ES6
18 44 (1.65%) Haskell
18 44 (1.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 672 (25.15%) Degree
2 417 (15.61%) PhD
3 156 (5.84%) Computer Science Degree
4 106 (3.97%) Security Cleared
5 103 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 60 (2.25%) Master's Degree
7 48 (1.80%) Numerate Degree
8 40 (1.50%) MPhil
9 27 (1.01%) DV Cleared
10 20 (0.75%) PMI Certification
11 19 (0.71%) Postgraduate
12 16 (0.60%) ISTQB
13 9 (0.34%) AWS Certification
14 6 (0.22%) CISM
14 6 (0.22%) CISSP
14 6 (0.22%) ISEB
15 5 (0.19%) CIPD
16 4 (0.15%) CISA
17 3 (0.11%) HND
17 3 (0.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (2.43%) QA
2 26 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.34%) GDPR
4 7 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.26%) JTAG
5 5 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.15%) MISRA
6 4 (0.15%) MISRA C
7 3 (0.11%) ISO 26262
7 3 (0.11%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.075%) COBIT
8 2 (0.075%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.075%) DO-254
8 2 (0.075%) FIPS 140-2
8 2 (0.075%) SLA
8 2 (0.075%) WAI
9 1 (0.037%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.037%) MiFID
9 1 (0.037%) SEPA
System Software
1 199 (7.45%) Docker
2 28 (1.05%) VirtualBox
2 28 (1.05%) vSphere
3 21 (0.79%) Firmware
4 18 (0.67%) HDFS
5 17 (0.64%) etcd
6 15 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.075%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.037%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.037%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 89 (3.33%) Kubernetes
2 77 (2.88%) Ansible
3 36 (1.35%) Terraform
4 35 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (1.09%) Hadoop YARN
6 24 (0.90%) Consul
6 24 (0.90%) Prometheus
7 23 (0.86%) Salt
8 19 (0.71%) SELinux
9 15 (0.56%) Puppet
10 9 (0.34%) Kibana
11 8 (0.30%) Mesos
12 7 (0.26%) Nagios
13 6 (0.22%) CFEngine
13 6 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
13 6 (0.22%) Graphite
13 6 (0.22%) Marathon
13 6 (0.22%) StatsD
14 4 (0.15%) Packer
15 3 (0.11%) logstash
Vendors
1 105 (3.93%) Microsoft
2 101 (3.78%) Oracle
3 84 (3.14%) Tableau
4 81 (3.03%) Google
5 80 (2.99%) SAP
6 28 (1.05%) Samsung
7 24 (0.90%) Cloudera
8 13 (0.49%) Splunk
9 12 (0.45%) Atlassian
9 12 (0.45%) comScore
10 11 (0.41%) IBM
11 10 (0.37%) Bloomberg
11 10 (0.37%) Cognizant
11 10 (0.37%) Xilinx
12 8 (0.30%) Ab Initio
12 8 (0.30%) Altera
12 8 (0.30%) Alteryx
12 8 (0.30%) Mentor Graphics
12 8 (0.30%) Reuters
13 7 (0.26%) Atmel