Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
UK > England
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 241 274
Rank change year-on-year +47 +33 +42
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 2,826 2,302 2,405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.76% 1.44% 1.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.06% 3.38% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,248 1,943 2,087
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £92,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 69,526 68,085 82,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.22% 42.71% 43.95%
Number of salaries quoted 54,558 55,152 68,129
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £79,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +7.14%

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 May 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 23 May 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 +47 1,546 £70,000 +7.69% 233
South East +58 442 £50,000 +17.65% 97
East of England +23 434 £52,500 +10.53% 86
South West +68 162 £55,000 +15.79% 46
North of England -116 128 £50,000 -16.67% 24
Midlands -4 111 £48,750 +21.88% 23
North West -69 87 £52,500 -12.50% 14
East Midlands -2 66 £50,000 +25.00% 5
West Midlands -11 45 £47,500 +18.75% 18
Yorkshire -43 27 £45,000 -25.00% 8
North East -19 14 £52,500 +50.00% 2
Algorithms
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 1,454 (51.45%) Python
2 1,112 (39.35%) Machine Learning
3 1,096 (38.78%) Java
4 940 (33.26%) C++
5 887 (31.39%) Computer Science
6 837 (29.62%) Software Engineering
7 823 (29.12%) Degree
8 816 (28.87%) Data Structures
9 793 (28.06%) Mathematics
10 760 (26.89%) SQL
11 747 (26.43%) Data Science
12 709 (25.09%) Agile Software Development
13 629 (22.26%) Finance
14 556 (19.67%) C#
15 546 (19.32%) PhD
16 542 (19.18%) Big Data
17 533 (18.86%) Artificial Intelligence
18 531 (18.79%) Analytics
19 505 (17.87%) Linux
20 498 (17.62%) C
21 493 (17.45%) OO
22 489 (17.30%) Problem-Solving
23 416 (14.72%) Apache Spark
24 394 (13.94%) R
25 390 (13.80%) Analytical Skills
26 366 (12.95%) NoSQL
27 354 (12.53%) JavaScript
28 342 (12.10%) MATLAB
29 337 (11.92%) Multithreading
30 335 (11.85%) 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
1 416 (14.72%) Apache Spark
2 79 (2.80%) Apache
3 71 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
4 69 (2.44%) SAS
5 39 (1.38%) Tomcat
6 30 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 28 (0.99%) JBoss
8 27 (0.96%) nginx
9 19 (0.67%) Apache Pig
9 19 (0.67%) IIS
10 17 (0.60%) Apache Airflow
11 14 (0.50%) Apache Solr
12 12 (0.42%) CMS
13 9 (0.32%) Luigi
14 8 (0.28%) Jupyter
14 8 (0.28%) WildFly
15 7 (0.25%) Confluence
15 7 (0.25%) DNN
15 7 (0.25%) NServiceBus
16 5 (0.18%) GemFire
Applications
1 31 (1.10%) Chatbot
2 20 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.60%) Simulink
4 16 (0.57%) Weka
5 15 (0.53%) SPSS
6 11 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
7 10 (0.35%) Stata
8 9 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 9 (0.32%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.28%) GIMP
9 8 (0.28%) GNU Octave
10 6 (0.21%) Stateflow
11 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.071%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.035%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.035%) CPLEX
13 1 (0.035%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.035%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (0.32%) RMDS
2 5 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.11%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.071%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.035%) Actimize
5 1 (0.035%) Maximo
5 1 (0.035%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.035%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.035%) Oracle AML
5 1 (0.035%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 302 (10.69%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
4 50 (1.77%) Amazon S3
5 46 (1.63%) GitHub
6 39 (1.38%) Serverless
7 38 (1.34%) AWS Lambda
8 36 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 28 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
10 24 (0.85%) SaaS
11 21 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
12 17 (0.60%) PaaS
13 16 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
14 11 (0.39%) Google Analytics
15 10 (0.35%) Heroku
15 10 (0.35%) npm
16 9 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
17 8 (0.28%) IaaS
17 8 (0.28%) Trello
18 7 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 55 (1.95%) Internet
2 42 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 29 (1.03%) HTTP
3 29 (1.03%) Wireless
4 12 (0.42%) DAB
5 10 (0.35%) VoIP
6 9 (0.32%) DNS
6 9 (0.32%) Firewall
6 9 (0.32%) Multicast
7 7 (0.25%) Ethernet
7 7 (0.25%) Unified Communications
7 7 (0.25%) VPN
8 6 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (0.21%) LTE
8 6 (0.21%) Network Security
8 6 (0.21%) OpenFlow
8 6 (0.21%) SSL
8 6 (0.21%) UMTS
9 5 (0.18%) DMVPN
9 5 (0.18%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 542 (19.18%) Big Data
2 366 (12.95%) NoSQL
3 297 (10.51%) Hadoop
4 164 (5.80%) MongoDB
5 156 (5.52%) SQL Server
6 153 (5.41%) Data Mining
7 151 (5.34%) Relational Database
8 130 (4.60%) MySQL
9 125 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
10 84 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
11 70 (2.48%) RDBMS
12 69 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
13 60 (2.12%) Apache Hive
14 55 (1.95%) Redis
15 51 (1.80%) Blockchain
16 45 (1.59%) Oracle Database
17 43 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 39 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 37 (1.31%) HBase
20 32 (1.13%) GIS
Development Applications
1 335 (11.85%) Git (software)
2 138 (4.88%) Subversion
3 116 (4.10%) Jenkins
4 106 (3.75%) Mercurial
5 70 (2.48%) Maven
6 55 (1.95%) Visual Studio
7 51 (1.80%) JIRA
8 49 (1.73%) JUnit
9 48 (1.70%) NUnit
10 45 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 41 (1.45%) Gradle
12 29 (1.03%) Selenium
13 24 (0.85%) TeamCity
14 22 (0.78%) Bitbucket
15 20 (0.71%) Mocha
15 20 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
16 19 (0.67%) LabVIEW
17 18 (0.64%) webpack
18 17 (0.60%) Jasmine
19 16 (0.57%) gulp
General
1 629 (22.26%) Finance
2 252 (8.92%) Banking
3 170 (6.02%) Investment Banking
4 156 (5.52%) Games
5 149 (5.27%) Retail
6 143 (5.06%) Front Office
7 131 (4.64%) Marketing
8 114 (4.03%) Financial Institution
9 91 (3.22%) Telecoms
10 82 (2.90%) Electronics
11 52 (1.84%) Advertising
12 46 (1.63%) Manufacturing
13 43 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
14 41 (1.45%) Automotive
15 37 (1.31%) Legal
16 28 (0.99%) Law
17 21 (0.74%) Retail Banking
18 19 (0.67%) Aerospace
19 15 (0.53%) Online Betting
20 13 (0.46%) Military
Job Titles
1 949 (33.58%) Developer
2 436 (15.43%) Software Engineer
3 420 (14.86%) Data Scientist
4 283 (10.01%) Java Developer
5 156 (5.52%) C++ Software Engineer
6 152 (5.38%) Software Developer
7 147 (5.20%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 146 (5.17%) Senior Developer
9 127 (4.49%) Data Engineer
10 124 (4.39%) C++ Developer
11 121 (4.28%) Graduate
12 118 (4.18%) C# Developer
13 111 (3.93%) Senior Data Scientist
14 108 (3.82%) Python Developer
15 103 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
16 101 (3.57%) Java Engineer
17 91 (3.22%) Analyst
18 89 (3.15%) Computer Engineer
18 89 (3.15%) Computer Vision Engineer
19 88 (3.11%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (9.31%) .NET
2 245 (8.67%) Natural Language Processing
3 232 (8.21%) TensorFlow
4 183 (6.48%) Kafka
5 168 (5.94%) AngularJS
6 160 (5.66%) Web Services
7 158 (5.59%) HTML
8 154 (5.45%) Spring
9 143 (5.06%) RESTful
10 139 (4.92%) CSS
11 131 (4.64%) React
12 119 (4.21%) NumPy
13 114 (4.03%) Pandas
14 112 (3.96%) REST
15 103 (3.64%) scikit-learn
16 99 (3.50%) HTML5
17 80 (2.83%) ASP.NET
18 78 (2.76%) XML
19 76 (2.69%) SciPy
20 72 (2.55%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 887 (31.39%) Computer Science
2 816 (28.87%) Data Structures
3 390 (13.80%) Analytical Skills
4 162 (5.73%) Fintech
5 125 (4.42%) User Experience
6 112 (3.96%) Equities
7 106 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
8 95 (3.36%) Fixed Income
9 92 (3.26%) CUDA
10 84 (2.97%) Cyberthreat
11 76 (2.69%) Hedge funds
12 68 (2.41%) Mobile App
13 62 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
14 58 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
15 54 (1.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 54 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 52 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
17 45 (1.59%) Robotics
18 34 (1.20%) Derivative
18 34 (1.20%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 505 (17.87%) Linux
2 193 (6.83%) Windows
3 146 (5.17%) Unix
4 44 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 40 (1.42%) Embedded Linux
6 39 (1.38%) Android
7 10 (0.35%) Debian
8 9 (0.32%) Robot Operating System
9 7 (0.25%) Mac OS
9 7 (0.25%) Solaris
10 5 (0.18%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.11%) CentOS
11 3 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.11%) VxWorks
12 2 (0.071%) AIX
12 2 (0.071%) Windows Server
13 1 (0.035%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,112 (39.35%) Machine Learning
2 837 (29.62%) Software Engineering
3 793 (28.06%) Mathematics
4 747 (26.43%) Data Science
5 709 (25.09%) Agile Software Development
6 533 (18.86%) Artificial Intelligence
7 531 (18.79%) Analytics
8 493 (17.45%) OO
9 489 (17.30%) Problem-Solving
10 337 (11.92%) Multithreading
11 326 (11.54%) Statistics
12 300 (10.62%) TDD
13 276 (9.77%) Deep Learning
14 270 (9.55%) Physics
15 244 (8.63%) Test Automation
16 242 (8.56%) Neural Network
17 227 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
18 226 (8.00%) Scrum
19 225 (7.96%) OOP
20 213 (7.54%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1,454 (51.45%) Python
2 1,096 (38.78%) Java
3 940 (33.26%) C++
4 760 (26.89%) SQL
5 556 (19.67%) C#
6 498 (17.62%) C
7 394 (13.94%) R
8 354 (12.53%) JavaScript
9 342 (12.10%) MATLAB
10 293 (10.37%) Scala
11 137 (4.85%) PHP
12 106 (3.75%) Shell Script
13 96 (3.40%) Perl
14 91 (3.22%) Ruby
15 90 (3.18%) Java 8
16 72 (2.55%) Embedded C
17 69 (2.44%) Bash Shell
18 62 (2.19%) PowerShell
19 61 (2.16%) Embedded C++
20 58 (2.05%) Go
Qualifications
1 823 (29.12%) Degree
2 546 (19.32%) PhD
3 242 (8.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 83 (2.94%) Master's Degree
5 82 (2.90%) Numerate Degree
6 17 (0.60%) Security Cleared
7 10 (0.35%) CCNA
7 10 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.25%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.21%) CISM
9 6 (0.21%) CISSP
10 5 (0.18%) CCNP
10 5 (0.18%) CEH
10 5 (0.18%) SANS
11 4 (0.14%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.14%) Postgraduate
12 3 (0.11%) CFA
13 2 (0.071%) ISEB
13 2 (0.071%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.071%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (4.07%) QA
2 15 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.25%) MISRA
4 6 (0.21%) GCP
5 5 (0.18%) GDPR
6 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.14%) SEPA
7 3 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.11%) ECSS
7 3 (0.11%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.071%) DO-254
8 2 (0.071%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.071%) MiFID
8 2 (0.071%) MISRA C
9 1 (0.035%) FISMA
9 1 (0.035%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.035%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.035%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.035%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.035%) PMBOK
System Software
1 111 (3.93%) Docker
2 56 (1.98%) HDFS
3 48 (1.70%) Firmware
4 12 (0.42%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.21%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.21%) LXC
6 5 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.18%) Xen
7 4 (0.14%) GridGain
8 1 (0.035%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.035%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 65 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
2 48 (1.70%) Puppet
3 46 (1.63%) Ansible
4 33 (1.17%) Kubernetes
5 12 (0.42%) Grafana
6 11 (0.39%) Terraform
7 9 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
8 7 (0.25%) Prometheus
9 6 (0.21%) logstash
9 6 (0.21%) Mesos
10 5 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
10 5 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
10 5 (0.18%) Graphite
10 5 (0.18%) Graylog
10 5 (0.18%) Kibana
10 5 (0.18%) Oozie
11 3 (0.11%) Cacti
11 3 (0.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 163 (5.77%) Oracle
2 127 (4.49%) Google
3 99 (3.50%) Microsoft
4 68 (2.41%) Tableau
5 43 (1.52%) Bloomberg
6 37 (1.31%) Fidessa
7 23 (0.81%) WorldPay
8 20 (0.71%) Altera
8 20 (0.71%) SAP
8 20 (0.71%) Xilinx
9 19 (0.67%) Adobe
9 19 (0.67%) NVIDIA
9 19 (0.67%) Sybase
10 18 (0.64%) Cloudera
11 17 (0.60%) IBM
11 17 (0.60%) Talend
12 16 (0.57%) MapR
12 16 (0.57%) Twitter
13 15 (0.53%) Hortonworks
14 13 (0.46%) Capita