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to

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 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
UK > England
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 121 205 217
Rank change year-on-year +84 +12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 4,185 1,395 1,349
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.06% 1.71% 1.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.83% 4.45% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,081 796 1,006
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £36,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £50,875 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £66,250 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.21% +6.00% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £110,000
UK median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +11.54% +4.00% +2.76%

Algorithms is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 61,252 31,320 30,989
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.74% 38.41% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 28,708 21,464 24,533
10th Percentile £33,986 £32,500 £31,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £97,500
UK median annual salary £62,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.83% +4.55% +0.92%

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 23 May 2022.

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 2022. 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
Jobs
London +66 2,715 £82,500 +3.13% 160
South East +81 483 £65,000 +18.18% 35
North of England +42 307 £65,000 +23.81% 15
East of England +64 290 £41,875 -33.00% 37
Yorkshire +35 204 £65,000 +23.81% 3
South West -43 165 £60,000 - 24
Midlands +8 127 £52,000 -5.45% 14
North West -17 97 £70,000 +16.67% 11
West Midlands +2 91 £47,125 -14.32% 11
East Midlands +3 36 £65,000 +39.78% 3
North East - 6 £85,000 - 1
Algorithms
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 2,572 (61.46%) Python
2 1,878 (44.87%) Software Engineering
3 1,679 (40.12%) Data Science
4 1,646 (39.33%) Agile
5 1,621 (38.73%) Data Structures
6 1,599 (38.21%) Java
7 1,583 (37.83%) Machine Learning
8 1,350 (32.26%) SQL
9 1,324 (31.64%) AWS
10 1,303 (31.14%) Degree
11 1,202 (28.72%) JavaScript
12 1,136 (27.14%) Social Skills
13 1,098 (26.24%) Kubernetes
14 1,096 (26.19%) Computer Science
15 1,068 (25.52%) Artificial Intelligence
16 1,040 (24.85%) Finance
17 1,009 (24.11%) CI/CD
18 1,008 (24.09%) Microservices
19 929 (22.20%) TDD
20 899 (21.48%) C++
21 820 (19.59%) Serverless
22 812 (19.40%) GCP
23 775 (18.52%) Mentoring
24 748 (17.87%) Docker
25 732 (17.49%) Analytics
26 716 (17.11%) Git (software)
27 699 (16.70%) Mathematics
28 689 (16.46%) DevOps
29 648 (15.48%) React
30 640 (15.29%) Azure

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
1 473 (11.30%) Apache Spark
2 220 (5.26%) Apache
3 117 (2.80%) Apache Airflow
4 115 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (0.62%) CMS
6 25 (0.60%) SAS
7 23 (0.55%) Confluence
8 19 (0.45%) Ethereum
9 17 (0.41%) Apache Pig
10 15 (0.36%) Apache Solr
11 13 (0.31%) Headless CMS
12 12 (0.29%) Apache Synapse
12 12 (0.29%) Jupyter
13 10 (0.24%) WordPress
14 8 (0.19%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.17%) OpenStack
16 6 (0.14%) ArcGIS
16 6 (0.14%) GeoServer
16 6 (0.14%) R Markdown
16 6 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 135 (3.23%) Simulink
2 35 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
3 20 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (0.41%) Stateflow
5 14 (0.33%) Chatbot
6 12 (0.29%) AutoCAD
7 11 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (0.24%) Revit
8 10 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
9 9 (0.22%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.048%) GNU Octave
11 1 (0.024%) Autodesk Flame
11 1 (0.024%) CPLEX
11 1 (0.024%) Maya
11 1 (0.024%) MotionBuilder
Business Applications
1 28 (0.67%) Magento
2 24 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
3 18 (0.43%) Shopify
4 12 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
4 12 (0.29%) R3 Corda
5 5 (0.12%) MetaTrader
6 3 (0.072%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.048%) Quorum
7 2 (0.048%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.024%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1,324 (31.64%) AWS
2 820 (19.59%) Serverless
3 812 (19.40%) GCP
4 640 (15.29%) Azure
5 352 (8.41%) Cloud Functions
6 344 (8.22%) AWS Lambda
7 250 (5.97%) OpenShift
8 170 (4.06%) GitHub
9 168 (4.01%) Dialogflow
10 159 (3.80%) Google Compute Engine
11 155 (3.70%) Google App Engine
12 145 (3.46%) Amazon S3
13 144 (3.44%) Cloud Computing
14 115 (2.75%) SaaS
15 114 (2.72%) Snowflake
16 101 (2.41%) Amazon Kinesis
17 98 (2.34%) Power Platform
18 95 (2.27%) Slack
19 74 (1.77%) Amazon SQS
20 70 (1.67%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 265 (6.33%) Internet
2 71 (1.70%) HTTP
3 67 (1.60%) Wireless
4 57 (1.36%) MIMO
5 56 (1.34%) MQTT
6 54 (1.29%) LTE
7 44 (1.05%) AMQP
8 33 (0.79%) TCP/IP
9 31 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
10 30 (0.72%) Software-Defined Radio
11 29 (0.69%) 5G
12 26 (0.62%) 3G
12 26 (0.62%) DVB
12 26 (0.62%) SSH
12 26 (0.62%) WiMAX
13 25 (0.60%) GSM
13 25 (0.60%) UMTS
14 19 (0.45%) SNMP
15 17 (0.41%) IPv4
15 17 (0.41%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 509 (12.16%) Big Data
2 505 (12.07%) NoSQL
3 382 (9.13%) PostgreSQL
4 345 (8.24%) MySQL
5 327 (7.81%) SQL Server
6 298 (7.12%) Relational Database
7 280 (6.69%) MongoDB
8 272 (6.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 234 (5.59%) BigQuery
10 215 (5.14%) Flink
11 155 (3.70%) Cloud Spanner
12 145 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
13 144 (3.44%) Hadoop
14 138 (3.30%) Redis
15 120 (2.87%) Tableau
16 116 (2.77%) Data Mining
17 107 (2.56%) Data Lake
18 100 (2.39%) Amazon Redshift
19 98 (2.34%) Power BI
20 93 (2.22%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 716 (17.11%) Git (software)
2 550 (13.14%) JIRA
3 432 (10.32%) Jenkins
4 255 (6.09%) Maven
5 250 (5.97%) Subversion
6 214 (5.11%) Gradle
7 205 (4.90%) Ant
8 80 (1.91%) CircleCI
9 61 (1.46%) JUnit
10 49 (1.17%) GitLab
11 48 (1.15%) CMake
12 44 (1.05%) Visual Studio
13 43 (1.03%) Cypress.io
14 41 (0.98%) Mercurial
15 39 (0.93%) Selenium
16 36 (0.86%) Bitbucket
17 34 (0.81%) IDA Disassembler
18 33 (0.79%) git-flow
19 32 (0.76%) Mockito
20 24 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1,136 (27.14%) Social Skills
2 1,040 (24.85%) Finance
3 517 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
4 423 (10.11%) Manufacturing
5 377 (9.01%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 260 (6.21%) Marketing
7 193 (4.61%) Retail
8 192 (4.59%) Electronics
9 184 (4.40%) Banking
10 177 (4.23%) Games
11 140 (3.35%) Automotive
12 111 (2.65%) Organisational Skills
13 109 (2.60%) Legal
14 103 (2.46%) Advertising
15 91 (2.17%) Presentation Skills
16 83 (1.98%) Aerospace
17 75 (1.79%) Financial Institution
18 68 (1.62%) Influencing Skills
19 67 (1.60%) Telecoms
20 47 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,069 (25.54%) Software Engineer
2 651 (15.56%) Developer
3 461 (11.02%) Senior Software Engineer
4 452 (10.80%) Data Scientist
5 309 (7.38%) Java Engineer
6 229 (5.47%) Data Engineer
7 222 (5.30%) Senior Data Scientist
8 209 (4.99%) Senior Java Engineer
9 205 (4.90%) Senior Developer
10 201 (4.80%) Cloud Engineer
11 164 (3.92%) Principal Engineer
12 127 (3.03%) Java Developer
13 113 (2.70%) Analyst
14 104 (2.49%) Software Developer
15 98 (2.34%) Full Stack Developer
15 98 (2.34%) Machine Learning Engineer
16 91 (2.17%) Principal Software Engineer
17 87 (2.08%) Architect
18 86 (2.05%) Systems Engineer
19 80 (1.91%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 648 (15.48%) React
2 529 (12.64%) HTML
3 502 (12.00%) CSS
4 434 (10.37%) AngularJS
5 402 (9.61%) .NET
5 402 (9.61%) RESTful
6 313 (7.48%) REST
7 269 (6.43%) Kafka
8 266 (6.36%) TensorFlow
9 262 (6.26%) Vue.js
10 259 (6.19%) HTML5
11 247 (5.90%) ASP.NET
12 229 (5.47%) Node.js
13 214 (5.11%) WPF
14 209 (4.99%) CSS3
15 208 (4.97%) WinForms
16 204 (4.87%) scikit-learn
17 197 (4.71%) Spring
18 196 (4.68%) JDBC
19 181 (4.32%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 1,621 (38.73%) Data Structures
2 370 (8.84%) Life Science
3 290 (6.93%) User Experience
4 232 (5.54%) Linux Command Line
5 157 (3.75%) Legacy Applications
6 140 (3.35%) Cloud Native
7 136 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
8 127 (3.03%) Mobile App
9 108 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
10 103 (2.46%) FPGA
10 103 (2.46%) Renewable Energy
11 99 (2.37%) Blog
12 91 (2.17%) IoT
13 85 (2.03%) Embedded Systems
14 71 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
15 68 (1.62%) Public Cloud
16 61 (1.46%) Smartphone
17 57 (1.36%) Robotics
18 50 (1.19%) VHDL
19 49 (1.17%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 538 (12.86%) Linux
2 395 (9.44%) Unix
3 161 (3.85%) Windows
4 126 (3.01%) Android
5 82 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 52 (1.24%) Embedded Linux
7 22 (0.53%) Ubuntu
8 17 (0.41%) OpenWrt
8 17 (0.41%) Robot Operating System
9 12 (0.29%) VMS
10 11 (0.26%) ThreadX
11 10 (0.24%) Mac OS
12 9 (0.22%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.19%) Solaris
14 5 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.072%) Windows Server
16 1 (0.024%) Alpine Linux
16 1 (0.024%) Debian
16 1 (0.024%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,878 (44.87%) Software Engineering
2 1,679 (40.12%) Data Science
3 1,646 (39.33%) Agile
4 1,583 (37.83%) Machine Learning
5 1,096 (26.19%) Computer Science
6 1,068 (25.52%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1,009 (24.11%) CI/CD
8 1,008 (24.09%) Microservices
9 929 (22.20%) TDD
10 775 (18.52%) Mentoring
11 732 (17.49%) Analytics
12 699 (16.70%) Mathematics
13 689 (16.46%) DevOps
14 595 (14.22%) Problem-Solving
15 540 (12.90%) Test Automation
16 539 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
17 508 (12.14%) Full Stack Development
18 493 (11.78%) Coaching
19 482 (11.52%) Natural Language Processing
20 480 (11.47%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2,572 (61.46%) Python
2 1,599 (38.21%) Java
3 1,350 (32.26%) SQL
4 1,202 (28.72%) JavaScript
5 899 (21.48%) C++
6 590 (14.10%) C
7 514 (12.28%) C#
8 376 (8.98%) MATLAB
9 352 (8.41%) Ruby
10 280 (6.69%) R
11 267 (6.38%) PHP
12 264 (6.31%) Scala
13 258 (6.16%) Go
14 255 (6.09%) PowerShell
14 255 (6.09%) TypeScript
15 250 (5.97%) Perl
16 233 (5.57%) Objective-C
17 226 (5.40%) Shell Script
18 109 (2.60%) Bash
19 102 (2.44%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1,303 (31.14%) Degree
2 573 (13.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 344 (8.22%) PhD
4 107 (2.56%) Master's Degree
5 70 (1.67%) Numerate Degree
6 53 (1.27%) AWS Certification
6 53 (1.27%) Security Cleared
7 37 (0.88%) SC Cleared
8 19 (0.45%) DV Cleared
9 18 (0.43%) HND
10 16 (0.38%) Sun Certification
11 11 (0.26%) MBA
12 10 (0.24%) CCNA
12 10 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
14 8 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.14%) PMI Certification
16 5 (0.12%) HNC
17 4 (0.096%) OCPJP
17 4 (0.096%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 284 (6.79%) Accessibility
2 160 (3.82%) QA
3 73 (1.74%) Data Quality
4 22 (0.53%) ISO 26262
5 21 (0.50%) GDPR
6 13 (0.31%) MISRA
7 12 (0.29%) AUTOSAR
8 10 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.17%) IEC 61131
9 7 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.096%) ISO 13485
11 3 (0.072%) DO-254
11 3 (0.072%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.072%) IEC 61508
11 3 (0.072%) IEC 62304
12 1 (0.024%) JTAG
12 1 (0.024%) MiFID
12 1 (0.024%) NIST
12 1 (0.024%) SOC 2
12 1 (0.024%) Solvency II
System Software
1 748 (17.87%) Docker
2 135 (3.23%) Firmware
3 63 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
4 41 (0.98%) Apache Flume
5 16 (0.38%) Active Directory
6 10 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 9 (0.22%) HDFS
8 8 (0.19%) LXC
8 8 (0.19%) Xen
9 7 (0.17%) KVM
10 4 (0.096%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (0.048%) Ceph
11 2 (0.048%) Lustre
Systems Management
1 1,098 (26.24%) Kubernetes
2 251 (6.00%) Terraform
3 78 (1.86%) Grafana
4 58 (1.39%) Prometheus
5 54 (1.29%) Kibana
6 46 (1.10%) Ansible
7 40 (0.96%) Oozie
8 37 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
9 33 (0.79%) Istio
10 28 (0.67%) logstash
11 23 (0.55%) Cisco IPCC
12 21 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
13 15 (0.36%) HAProxy
13 15 (0.36%) MIIS
13 15 (0.36%) Opsgenie
13 15 (0.36%) Opsview
13 15 (0.36%) Pingdom
13 15 (0.36%) ZABBIX
14 12 (0.29%) Puppet
15 9 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 639 (15.27%) Google
2 276 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 243 (5.81%) Twitter
4 116 (2.77%) Databricks
5 66 (1.58%) Oracle
6 41 (0.98%) Cloudera
7 35 (0.84%) MuleSoft
8 32 (0.76%) IBM
9 30 (0.72%) Alteryx
9 30 (0.72%) New Relic
10 28 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
11 27 (0.65%) Apple
11 27 (0.65%) Facebook
11 27 (0.65%) Xilinx
12 24 (0.57%) BEA
12 24 (0.57%) CrowdStrike
12 24 (0.57%) Spotify
13 22 (0.53%) DataRobot
14 20 (0.48%) QinetiQ
15 19 (0.45%) SAP