Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 209 186 205
Rank change year-on-year -23 +19 +46
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 1,892 2,632 2,847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.63% 1.87% 1.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.20% 4.69% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,377 2,073 2,234
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £97,500 £95,000
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 45,056 56,088 63,870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.75% 39.75% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 34,784 42,962 49,604
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 January 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 23 January 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 -10 1,119 £75,000 +7.14% 221
South East -32 338 £52,500 +5.00% 90
North of England +8 118 £57,500 +4.55% 36
East of England +8 116 £62,500 +8.70% 52
South West -58 106 £45,000 -10.00% 32
Midlands +56 96 £45,000 +12.50% 31
North West +19 89 £65,000 +13.04% 17
West Midlands +12 50 £57,500 +43.75% 23
East Midlands +55 46 £43,000 +7.50% 8
Yorkshire +27 28 £47,500 -17.39% 12
North East -5 1 - - 7
Algorithms
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 931 (49.21%) Python
2 618 (32.66%) Software Engineering
3 613 (32.40%) Computer Science
4 568 (30.02%) Agile Software Development
5 563 (29.76%) Machine Learning
6 560 (29.60%) Degree
7 550 (29.07%) Java
8 534 (28.22%) Data Structures
9 530 (28.01%) C++
10 519 (27.43%) Mathematics
11 471 (24.89%) Data Science
12 453 (23.94%) SQL
13 433 (22.89%) C#
14 385 (20.35%) Finance
14 385 (20.35%) Problem-Solving
15 366 (19.34%) AWS
16 350 (18.50%) JavaScript
17 320 (16.91%) Analytics
18 294 (15.54%) C
19 284 (15.01%) Analytical Skills
20 264 (13.95%) Big Data
21 256 (13.53%) R
22 253 (13.37%) Data Analysis
23 248 (13.11%) Linux
24 236 (12.47%) Artificial Intelligence
25 232 (12.26%) OO
26 230 (12.16%) TDD
27 219 (11.58%) Statistics
28 213 (11.26%) PhD
29 208 (10.99%) Scrum

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
1 207 (10.94%) Apache Spark
2 63 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 43 (2.27%) Apache
4 23 (1.22%) SAS
5 20 (1.06%) ArcGIS
6 19 (1.00%) Tomcat
7 18 (0.95%) Apache Airflow
7 18 (0.95%) Jupyter
8 15 (0.79%) Confluence
9 14 (0.74%) Luigi
10 13 (0.69%) CMS
11 10 (0.53%) SharePoint
12 8 (0.42%) nginx
13 7 (0.37%) WordPress
14 6 (0.32%) Hyperledger
15 5 (0.26%) Apache Pig
15 5 (0.26%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.26%) IIS
15 5 (0.26%) Tornado
16 4 (0.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 33 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (0.74%) SPSS
4 12 (0.63%) Simulink
5 8 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.42%) Stateflow
6 4 (0.21%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.16%) Stata
8 2 (0.11%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.11%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (0.11%) LightWave 3D
8 2 (0.11%) Maya
8 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.11%) MODO
9 1 (0.053%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.053%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (0.42%) Magento
2 6 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.11%) Quorum
5 1 (0.053%) Data Workbench
5 1 (0.053%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.053%) Ripple
5 1 (0.053%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 366 (19.34%) AWS
2 203 (10.73%) Azure
3 94 (4.97%) GCP
4 45 (2.38%) PaaS
5 40 (2.11%) GitHub
6 39 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
7 34 (1.80%) Amazon S3
8 33 (1.74%) SaaS
9 24 (1.27%) Serverless
10 23 (1.22%) Amazon EKS
10 23 (1.22%) Power Platform
11 22 (1.16%) Amazon Kinesis
12 21 (1.11%) Amazon EMR
13 20 (1.06%) Azure Data Factory
14 16 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
15 15 (0.79%) npm
16 14 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
17 13 (0.69%) Heroku
18 12 (0.63%) Google Analytics
19 11 (0.58%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.80%) Software-Defined Radio
2 28 (1.48%) Internet
3 24 (1.27%) HTTP
4 18 (0.95%) Ethernet
5 12 (0.63%) Wireless
6 10 (0.53%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.42%) SAN
8 7 (0.37%) Bluetooth
8 7 (0.37%) NetScaler
8 7 (0.37%) SSL
9 6 (0.32%) DVB
9 6 (0.32%) LTE
10 5 (0.26%) 4G
10 5 (0.26%) 5G
11 4 (0.21%) FlexRay
11 4 (0.21%) WAN
12 3 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.16%) LAN
12 3 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (13.95%) Big Data
2 172 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 141 (7.45%) NoSQL
4 132 (6.98%) Relational Database
5 85 (4.49%) SQL Server
6 80 (4.23%) Data Mining
7 78 (4.12%) MySQL
8 72 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
9 70 (3.70%) Apache Hive
10 61 (3.22%) Redis
11 60 (3.17%) MongoDB
12 44 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
13 40 (2.11%) Amazon Redshift
14 39 (2.06%) HBase
15 38 (2.01%) Data Lake
16 34 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
17 33 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 27 (1.43%) BigQuery
19 24 (1.27%) Flink
20 23 (1.22%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 200 (10.57%) Git (software)
2 79 (4.18%) Jenkins
3 63 (3.33%) JIRA
4 43 (2.27%) Subversion
5 38 (2.01%) Sinon.JS
6 37 (1.96%) Maven
7 36 (1.90%) Selenium
8 31 (1.64%) Mocha
9 30 (1.59%) webpack
10 29 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
11 28 (1.48%) Jasmine
12 27 (1.43%) Karma Test Runner
13 26 (1.37%) Protractor
14 23 (1.22%) Visual Studio
15 22 (1.16%) Grunt
16 17 (0.90%) gulp
16 17 (0.90%) JUnit
17 15 (0.79%) Cucumber
18 14 (0.74%) Bitbucket
18 14 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 385 (20.35%) Finance
2 106 (5.60%) Games
3 95 (5.02%) Marketing
4 91 (4.81%) Retail
5 88 (4.65%) Front Office
6 76 (4.02%) Automotive
6 76 (4.02%) Electronics
7 64 (3.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 59 (3.12%) Banking
9 45 (2.38%) Manufacturing
10 31 (1.64%) Public Sector
11 25 (1.32%) Law
12 22 (1.16%) Telecoms
13 19 (1.00%) Investment Banking
14 16 (0.85%) Aerospace
15 13 (0.69%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.63%) Publishing
17 11 (0.58%) Legal
17 11 (0.58%) Military
17 11 (0.58%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 692 (36.58%) Developer
2 326 (17.23%) Software Engineer
3 211 (11.15%) Java Developer
4 209 (11.05%) Data Scientist
5 182 (9.62%) C# Developer
6 123 (6.50%) Senior Developer
7 114 (6.03%) Senior Software Engineer
8 105 (5.55%) Python Developer
9 101 (5.34%) Architect
10 100 (5.29%) Junior
11 96 (5.07%) Graduate
12 94 (4.97%) Data Engineer
13 90 (4.76%) C++ Developer
14 79 (4.18%) Senior Data Scientist
15 74 (3.91%) Graduate Developer
16 67 (3.54%) Analyst
17 63 (3.33%) C++ Software Engineer
18 61 (3.22%) Junior Developer
19 57 (3.01%) C++/Java Developer
20 56 (2.96%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (10.99%) .NET
2 178 (9.41%) React
3 172 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 170 (8.99%) HTML
5 141 (7.45%) CSS
6 139 (7.35%) TensorFlow
7 124 (6.55%) Node.js
8 122 (6.45%) HTML5
9 121 (6.40%) REST
10 98 (5.18%) Natural Language Processing
11 85 (4.49%) Web Services
12 77 (4.07%) Pandas
13 73 (3.86%) CSS3
14 68 (3.59%) NumPy
15 66 (3.49%) Kafka
16 65 (3.44%) scikit-learn
17 58 (3.07%) Keras
18 56 (2.96%) PyTorch
19 54 (2.85%) RESTful
20 47 (2.48%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 534 (28.22%) Data Structures
2 284 (15.01%) Analytical Skills
3 157 (8.30%) User Experience
4 122 (6.45%) Derivative
4 122 (6.45%) Hedge funds
5 81 (4.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 77 (4.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 66 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
8 62 (3.28%) Fixed Income
8 62 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
9 61 (3.22%) Embedded Systems
9 61 (3.22%) VHDL
10 60 (3.17%) Robotics
11 42 (2.22%) Verilog
12 40 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
12 40 (2.11%) Virtual Team
13 34 (1.80%) CUDA
13 34 (1.80%) Equities
13 34 (1.80%) Equity Derivative
14 31 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 248 (13.11%) Linux
2 139 (7.35%) Windows
3 90 (4.76%) Unix
4 35 (1.85%) Android
5 7 (0.37%) CentOS
5 7 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (0.32%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.32%) Tizen
7 5 (0.26%) Solaris
8 4 (0.21%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.21%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 618 (32.66%) Software Engineering
2 613 (32.40%) Computer Science
3 568 (30.02%) Agile Software Development
4 563 (29.76%) Machine Learning
5 519 (27.43%) Mathematics
6 471 (24.89%) Data Science
7 385 (20.35%) Problem-Solving
8 320 (16.91%) Analytics
9 253 (13.37%) Data Analysis
10 236 (12.47%) Artificial Intelligence
11 232 (12.26%) OO
12 230 (12.16%) TDD
13 219 (11.58%) Statistics
14 208 (10.99%) Scrum
15 188 (9.94%) Multithreading
16 162 (8.56%) Deep Learning
17 160 (8.46%) Physics
18 152 (8.03%) Visualisation
19 147 (7.77%) Fintech
20 140 (7.40%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 931 (49.21%) Python
2 550 (29.07%) Java
3 530 (28.01%) C++
4 453 (23.94%) SQL
5 433 (22.89%) C#
6 350 (18.50%) JavaScript
7 294 (15.54%) C
8 256 (13.53%) R
9 165 (8.72%) MATLAB
10 155 (8.19%) Scala
11 110 (5.81%) TypeScript
12 74 (3.91%) Java 8
13 60 (3.17%) PHP
14 59 (3.12%) F#
15 51 (2.70%) Go
16 44 (2.33%) ES6
17 38 (2.01%) Bash Shell
17 38 (2.01%) Kotlin
18 37 (1.96%) Embedded C
19 28 (1.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 560 (29.60%) Degree
2 213 (11.26%) PhD
3 167 (8.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 65 (3.44%) Numerate Degree
5 60 (3.17%) Master's Degree
6 46 (2.43%) Security Cleared
7 27 (1.43%) SC Cleared
8 12 (0.63%) DBS Check
9 9 (0.48%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.37%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.32%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.16%) MCSE
12 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.11%) Postgraduate
14 1 (0.053%) CIPD
14 1 (0.053%) MCIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (4.07%) QA
2 15 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.37%) GDPR
4 4 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
4 4 (0.21%) MISRA
5 3 (0.16%) ISO 13485
5 3 (0.16%) ISO 26262
6 1 (0.053%) MiFID
6 1 (0.053%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.053%) SEPA
System Software
1 154 (8.14%) Docker
2 59 (3.12%) Firmware
3 26 (1.37%) HDFS
4 25 (1.32%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.053%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 127 (6.71%) Kubernetes
2 53 (2.80%) Terraform
3 31 (1.64%) Ansible
4 17 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
5 15 (0.79%) Oozie
6 14 (0.74%) Consul
7 12 (0.63%) Kibana
7 12 (0.63%) SELinux
8 8 (0.42%) Grafana
8 8 (0.42%) Prometheus
9 7 (0.37%) Marathon
9 7 (0.37%) Mesos
10 5 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.26%) Packer
11 4 (0.21%) SCCM
11 4 (0.21%) WSUS
12 3 (0.16%) Kubeflow
13 1 (0.053%) Nagios
13 1 (0.053%) Puppet
13 1 (0.053%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 112 (5.92%) Google
2 86 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 55 (2.91%) Oracle
4 52 (2.75%) Tableau
5 28 (1.48%) WorldPay
6 24 (1.27%) Perforce
7 22 (1.16%) SAP
8 21 (1.11%) Databricks
9 9 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.42%) Solace
11 7 (0.37%) Apple
11 7 (0.37%) Citrix
11 7 (0.37%) Screaming Frog
12 6 (0.32%) Bloomberg
12 6 (0.32%) Cloudera
12 6 (0.32%) Facebook
12 6 (0.32%) ION Trading
12 6 (0.32%) QNX
12 6 (0.32%) Xilinx
13 5 (0.26%) Atlassian