Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
UK > England
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 203 208 213
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 +54
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 2,169 2,628 2,856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.72% 1.75% 1.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.36% 4.39% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,585 2,125 2,128
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.26% +3.64%

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 49,700 59,864 67,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.33% 39.75% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 37,955 46,375 50,288
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £91,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +17 1,277 £75,000 +7.14% 224
South East -17 384 £52,500 - 69
North of England +94 183 £55,000 +4.76% 35
North West +101 150 £58,750 +11.90% 17
South West -38 127 £45,000 +5.88% 30
East of England -24 118 £50,000 -13.04% 56
Midlands +36 80 £45,000 +12.50% 28
West Midlands +14 44 £55,000 +37.50% 22
East Midlands +42 32 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Yorkshire +12 32 £45,000 -10.00% 14
North East -4 1 - - 4
Algorithms
UK

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 1,108 (51.08%) Python
2 715 (32.96%) Software Engineering
3 698 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
4 697 (32.13%) Computer Science
5 675 (31.12%) Degree
6 657 (30.29%) Machine Learning
7 639 (29.46%) Java
8 609 (28.08%) Data Structures
9 596 (27.48%) C++
10 579 (26.69%) Mathematics
11 533 (24.57%) Data Science
12 532 (24.53%) SQL
13 521 (24.02%) C#
14 448 (20.65%) Problem-Solving
15 430 (19.82%) Finance
16 418 (19.27%) AWS
17 405 (18.67%) JavaScript
18 353 (16.27%) Analytics
19 338 (15.58%) Artificial Intelligence
20 328 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
21 317 (14.62%) C
22 314 (14.48%) OO
23 301 (13.88%) Linux
24 298 (13.74%) Big Data
25 295 (13.60%) Git (software)
26 276 (12.72%) R
27 273 (12.59%) Statistics
28 267 (12.31%) Apache Spark
29 266 (12.26%) .NET
30 248 (11.43%) TDD

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
1 267 (12.31%) Apache Spark
2 63 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
3 47 (2.17%) Apache
4 35 (1.61%) SAS
5 22 (1.01%) Hyperledger
6 20 (0.92%) Confluence
6 20 (0.92%) Tomcat
7 19 (0.88%) Apache Airflow
8 16 (0.74%) Luigi
9 13 (0.60%) CMS
9 13 (0.60%) Jupyter
10 12 (0.55%) nginx
11 10 (0.46%) IIS
12 9 (0.41%) Apache Pig
12 9 (0.41%) Umbraco
13 8 (0.37%) ArcGIS
14 7 (0.32%) Kinematics
14 7 (0.32%) WordPress
15 5 (0.23%) Jetty
15 5 (0.23%) Tornado
Applications
1 31 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (1.24%) Simulink
3 15 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (0.37%) Mathematica
6 6 (0.28%) Stateflow
7 5 (0.23%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.23%) Doxygen
7 5 (0.23%) Stata
8 3 (0.14%) SPSS
9 2 (0.092%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.092%) CINEMA 4D
9 2 (0.092%) LightWave 3D
9 2 (0.092%) Maya
9 2 (0.092%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.092%) MODO
9 2 (0.092%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.092%) Weka
10 1 (0.046%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (0.37%) Magento
2 6 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.18%) Cisco SocialMiner
4 3 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.092%) Data Workbench
5 2 (0.092%) Quorum
5 2 (0.092%) RMDS
5 2 (0.092%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.046%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.046%) Ripple
6 1 (0.046%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.046%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.046%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 418 (19.27%) AWS
2 224 (10.33%) Azure
3 138 (6.36%) GCP
4 60 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
5 41 (1.89%) GitHub
6 38 (1.75%) Serverless
7 34 (1.57%) SaaS
8 32 (1.48%) Amazon S3
9 28 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
10 25 (1.15%) Power Platform
11 24 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
12 22 (1.01%) Amazon EKS
13 21 (0.97%) Amazon Kinesis
14 19 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
15 18 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
16 16 (0.74%) Google Analytics
17 14 (0.65%) npm
17 14 (0.65%) PaaS
18 13 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
19 12 (0.55%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.07%) HTTP
2 35 (1.61%) Internet
3 23 (1.06%) Software-Defined Radio
4 17 (0.78%) Ethernet
4 17 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 17 (0.78%) Wireless
5 13 (0.60%) SSH
6 11 (0.51%) FTP
7 10 (0.46%) SMTP
8 9 (0.41%) MQTT
9 8 (0.37%) WAN
10 7 (0.32%) Firewall
10 7 (0.32%) FlexRay
10 7 (0.32%) LAN
10 7 (0.32%) SSL
11 5 (0.23%) DHCP
11 5 (0.23%) DNS
11 5 (0.23%) RS-232
12 4 (0.18%) SAN
12 4 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (13.74%) Big Data
2 207 (9.54%) Hadoop
3 144 (6.64%) NoSQL
4 122 (5.62%) Relational Database
4 122 (5.62%) SQL Server
5 103 (4.75%) Data Mining
6 83 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
7 74 (3.41%) Apache Hive
8 64 (2.95%) MongoDB
9 63 (2.90%) MySQL
10 52 (2.40%) Blockchain
11 48 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
12 43 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
13 42 (1.94%) Amazon Redshift
14 39 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 38 (1.75%) Data Lake
16 37 (1.71%) BigQuery
17 36 (1.66%) HBase
18 32 (1.48%) Redis
19 30 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 295 (13.60%) Git (software)
2 84 (3.87%) Jenkins
3 74 (3.41%) JIRA
4 62 (2.86%) Selenium
5 56 (2.58%) Subversion
6 46 (2.12%) Mocha
6 46 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 39 (1.80%) Sinon.JS
8 38 (1.75%) webpack
9 36 (1.66%) Maven
10 33 (1.52%) Visual Studio
11 32 (1.48%) Jasmine
11 32 (1.48%) Karma Test Runner
11 32 (1.48%) Protractor
12 30 (1.38%) TeamCity
13 28 (1.29%) Bitbucket
14 27 (1.24%) Cucumber
14 27 (1.24%) Grunt
15 26 (1.20%) WebDriver
16 21 (0.97%) gulp
General
1 430 (19.82%) Finance
2 157 (7.24%) Marketing
3 148 (6.82%) Games
4 119 (5.49%) Retail
5 102 (4.70%) Electronics
6 94 (4.33%) Banking
7 90 (4.15%) Automotive
8 76 (3.50%) Front Office
9 67 (3.09%) Public Sector
10 66 (3.04%) Manufacturing
11 63 (2.90%) Telecoms
12 39 (1.80%) Law
13 25 (1.15%) Investment Banking
14 24 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
15 22 (1.01%) Financial Institution
16 17 (0.78%) Aerospace
17 13 (0.60%) Military
18 12 (0.55%) Publishing
19 11 (0.51%) Multimedia
20 10 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 735 (33.89%) Developer
2 419 (19.32%) Software Engineer
3 247 (11.39%) Data Scientist
4 210 (9.68%) Java Developer
5 182 (8.39%) C# Developer
6 127 (5.86%) Senior Developer
7 117 (5.39%) Senior Software Engineer
8 108 (4.98%) Senior Data Scientist
9 97 (4.47%) Data Engineer
10 94 (4.33%) C++ Developer
11 93 (4.29%) Junior
11 93 (4.29%) Python Developer
12 87 (4.01%) Graduate
13 81 (3.73%) Architect
14 70 (3.23%) Analyst
15 69 (3.18%) Development Engineer
16 65 (3.00%) Graduate Developer
16 65 (3.00%) Software Developer
17 64 (2.95%) Software Development Engineer
18 60 (2.77%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (12.26%) .NET
2 213 (9.82%) React
3 202 (9.31%) HTML
4 184 (8.48%) TensorFlow
5 180 (8.30%) AngularJS
6 173 (7.98%) CSS
7 146 (6.73%) REST
8 139 (6.41%) Node.js
9 135 (6.22%) Pandas
10 131 (6.04%) HTML5
11 120 (5.53%) Natural Language Processing
12 114 (5.26%) scikit-learn
13 106 (4.89%) Web Services
14 105 (4.84%) NumPy
15 84 (3.87%) RESTful
16 78 (3.60%) Keras
17 72 (3.32%) CSS3
18 66 (3.04%) PyTorch
19 63 (2.90%) ASP.NET
20 62 (2.86%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 609 (28.08%) Data Structures
2 328 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
3 164 (7.56%) User Experience
4 104 (4.79%) Robotics
5 103 (4.75%) Hedge funds
6 89 (4.10%) Derivative
7 79 (3.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 78 (3.60%) Embedded Systems
9 71 (3.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 68 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
11 62 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
12 59 (2.72%) Linux Command Line
13 57 (2.63%) Equities
13 57 (2.63%) Public Cloud
13 57 (2.63%) Virtual Team
14 54 (2.49%) Fixed Income
15 52 (2.40%) Mobile App
16 51 (2.35%) VHDL
17 44 (2.03%) CUDA
18 40 (1.84%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 301 (13.88%) Linux
2 138 (6.36%) Windows
3 105 (4.84%) Unix
4 80 (3.69%) Android
5 24 (1.11%) Tizen
6 13 (0.60%) CentOS
7 10 (0.46%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
8 9 (0.41%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.092%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.092%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.046%) Robot Operating System
11 1 (0.046%) Solaris
11 1 (0.046%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 715 (32.96%) Software Engineering
2 698 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
3 697 (32.13%) Computer Science
4 657 (30.29%) Machine Learning
5 579 (26.69%) Mathematics
6 533 (24.57%) Data Science
7 448 (20.65%) Problem-Solving
8 353 (16.27%) Analytics
9 338 (15.58%) Artificial Intelligence
10 314 (14.48%) OO
11 273 (12.59%) Statistics
12 248 (11.43%) TDD
13 246 (11.34%) Scrum
14 210 (9.68%) Deep Learning
15 209 (9.64%) Multithreading
16 196 (9.04%) Test Automation
17 195 (8.99%) Physics
18 193 (8.90%) DevOps
19 185 (8.53%) Unit Testing
20 176 (8.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1,108 (51.08%) Python
2 639 (29.46%) Java
3 596 (27.48%) C++
4 532 (24.53%) SQL
5 521 (24.02%) C#
6 405 (18.67%) JavaScript
7 317 (14.62%) C
8 276 (12.72%) R
9 198 (9.13%) MATLAB
9 198 (9.13%) Scala
10 116 (5.35%) TypeScript
11 86 (3.96%) Go
12 65 (3.00%) ES6
13 64 (2.95%) PHP
14 61 (2.81%) Java 8
15 59 (2.72%) Kotlin
16 50 (2.31%) Bash Shell
17 47 (2.17%) F#
18 37 (1.71%) Embedded C
19 22 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 675 (31.12%) Degree
2 230 (10.60%) PhD
3 186 (8.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 71 (3.27%) Master's Degree
5 64 (2.95%) Numerate Degree
6 57 (2.63%) Security Cleared
7 27 (1.24%) SC Cleared
8 11 (0.51%) MCSE
8 11 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.37%) DBS Check
10 6 (0.28%) Postgraduate
11 5 (0.23%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.092%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.092%) CIPD
12 2 (0.092%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.046%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (0.046%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (4.61%) QA
2 22 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.41%) WAI
4 8 (0.37%) DICOM
5 7 (0.32%) IEC 61131
5 7 (0.32%) MISRA
6 5 (0.23%) GDPR
7 4 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
7 4 (0.18%) MISRA C
8 3 (0.14%) ISO 13485
8 3 (0.14%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 242 (11.16%) Docker
2 66 (3.04%) Firmware
3 28 (1.29%) HDFS
4 21 (0.97%) Active Directory
5 10 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.18%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.18%) iptables
6 4 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.046%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.046%) KVM
Systems Management
1 173 (7.98%) Kubernetes
2 68 (3.14%) Terraform
3 52 (2.40%) Ansible
4 20 (0.92%) Consul
5 17 (0.78%) Oozie
6 15 (0.69%) Hadoop YARN
7 8 (0.37%) Kibana
7 8 (0.37%) SELinux
8 7 (0.32%) Marathon
8 7 (0.32%) Mesos
9 6 (0.28%) Grafana
9 6 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.28%) Packer
9 6 (0.28%) Prometheus
9 6 (0.28%) Puppet
9 6 (0.28%) Salt
10 5 (0.23%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
11 4 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 179 (8.25%) Google
2 123 (5.67%) Microsoft
3 69 (3.18%) Tableau
4 59 (2.72%) Oracle
5 51 (2.35%) SAP
6 46 (2.12%) WorldPay
7 27 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
8 24 (1.11%) Perforce
8 24 (1.11%) QNX
9 19 (0.88%) Databricks
10 15 (0.69%) Adobe
11 12 (0.55%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 11 (0.51%) Cloudera
13 10 (0.46%) VMware
14 9 (0.41%) Screaming Frog
14 9 (0.41%) Solace
15 8 (0.37%) Alteryx
15 8 (0.37%) Atlassian
15 8 (0.37%) Xilinx
16 7 (0.32%) ION Trading