Period
to 23 July 2021

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 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 167 217 206
Rank change year-on-year +50 -11 -4
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 2,117 1,038 2,363
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.11% 1.58% 1.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.36% 4.41% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 962 802 1,702
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,750 £37,281
25th Percentile £51,250 £45,000 £45,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £105,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 39,503 23,529 47,438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.43% 35.77% 35.45%
Number of salaries quoted 24,316 18,875 36,508
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,750 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,430 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.48% +4.42% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,313
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +0.95%

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 July 2021.

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 July 2021. 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 +60 1,240 £80,000 +6.67% 223
South East -37 248 £60,000 +14.29% 69
South West +57 220 £58,000 +36.47% 40
North of England -32 143 £57,500 +12.20% 44
Midlands +25 123 £55,000 +29.41% 22
East of England +8 115 £50,000 -13.04% 38
Yorkshire +6 102 £52,500 +7.69% 16
West Midlands +14 101 £55,000 +10.00% 9
North West -40 39 £60,000 +14.29% 25
East Midlands -43 22 £45,000 +12.50% 12
North East -39 2 - - 3
Algorithms
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 2021, 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 1,065 (50.31%) Python
2 797 (37.65%) Software Engineering
3 724 (34.20%) Data Structures
4 714 (33.73%) Machine Learning
5 664 (31.37%) Degree
6 663 (31.32%) Java
7 628 (29.66%) Computer Science
8 591 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
9 561 (26.50%) Social Skills
10 555 (26.22%) Data Science
11 537 (25.37%) SQL
12 506 (23.90%) C++
13 473 (22.34%) Finance
14 442 (20.88%) AWS
15 435 (20.55%) JavaScript
16 426 (20.12%) Artificial Intelligence
17 401 (18.94%) Docker
18 350 (16.53%) Kubernetes
19 345 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
20 335 (15.82%) Mathematics
21 323 (15.26%) React
22 304 (14.36%) Git (software)
23 299 (14.12%) Analytics
24 284 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
25 278 (13.13%) Linux
26 274 (12.94%) Microservices
27 267 (12.61%) OO
28 262 (12.38%) Azure
29 256 (12.09%) C
30 245 (11.57%) PhD

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
1 173 (8.17%) Apache Spark
2 84 (3.97%) Elasticsearch
3 41 (1.94%) Apache Airflow
4 38 (1.79%) Jupyter
5 30 (1.42%) Confluence
6 29 (1.37%) Apache
7 21 (0.99%) WordPress
8 17 (0.80%) Gunicorn
8 17 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 16 (0.76%) Tomcat
10 15 (0.71%) CMS
11 13 (0.61%) SAS
12 12 (0.57%) nginx
13 9 (0.43%) JBoss
14 8 (0.38%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.24%) Apache Pig
15 5 (0.24%) Jetty
16 4 (0.19%) Ethereum
16 4 (0.19%) OpenStack
17 3 (0.14%) IIS
Applications
1 107 (5.05%) Simulink
2 46 (2.17%) Stateflow
3 12 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.43%) Figma
6 8 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (0.28%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.19%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.19%) Sketch
8 4 (0.19%) SPSS
9 3 (0.14%) Adobe XD
9 3 (0.14%) GNU Octave
10 2 (0.094%) InVision
10 2 (0.094%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.047%) CPLEX
11 1 (0.047%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
1 6 (0.28%) Shopify
2 5 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.24%) R3 Corda
3 4 (0.19%) Summit
4 2 (0.094%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.094%) Magento
4 2 (0.094%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.094%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.047%) Quorum
Cloud Services
1 442 (20.88%) AWS
2 262 (12.38%) Azure
3 170 (8.03%) GCP
4 101 (4.77%) GitHub
5 96 (4.53%) SaaS
6 75 (3.54%) Serverless
7 56 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
8 37 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
9 34 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
9 34 (1.61%) Power Platform
10 33 (1.56%) Amazon S3
11 31 (1.46%) Snowflake
12 28 (1.32%) Amazon SageMaker
13 27 (1.28%) Amazon ECS
14 25 (1.18%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 24 (1.13%) npm
16 22 (1.04%) Firebase
17 20 (0.94%) Cloud Functions
18 17 (0.80%) Amazon EKS
18 17 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 88 (4.16%) HTTP
2 74 (3.50%) Internet
3 54 (2.55%) Wireless
4 45 (2.13%) MIMO
5 37 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
6 35 (1.65%) DVB
7 17 (0.80%) PPP
8 14 (0.66%) TCP/IP
9 13 (0.61%) 3G
9 13 (0.61%) 5G
10 12 (0.57%) LTE
11 10 (0.47%) WiMAX
12 7 (0.33%) SSH
13 6 (0.28%) IMAP
13 6 (0.28%) SMTP
14 5 (0.24%) Ethernet
14 5 (0.24%) HTTPS
15 4 (0.19%) 4G
15 4 (0.19%) Firewall
15 4 (0.19%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (8.79%) NoSQL
2 169 (7.98%) Big Data
3 136 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
4 111 (5.24%) Relational Database
5 105 (4.96%) MongoDB
6 94 (4.44%) Data Mining
7 78 (3.68%) SQL Server
8 69 (3.26%) Hadoop
9 68 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
10 63 (2.98%) MySQL
11 42 (1.98%) Redis
12 38 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
13 32 (1.51%) Data Lake
14 30 (1.42%) Tableau
15 28 (1.32%) Apache Hive
15 28 (1.32%) Power BI
16 26 (1.23%) KDB
17 23 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
18 21 (0.99%) SQLite
19 17 (0.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 304 (14.36%) Git (software)
2 80 (3.78%) Jenkins
3 77 (3.64%) GitLab
4 62 (2.93%) Subversion
5 60 (2.83%) JIRA
6 54 (2.55%) Mercurial
7 47 (2.22%) Maven
8 42 (1.98%) TeamCity
9 34 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
10 30 (1.42%) Bitbucket
10 30 (1.42%) webpack
11 21 (0.99%) Cypress.io
11 21 (0.99%) Selenium
12 19 (0.90%) JMeter
12 19 (0.90%) SonarQube
13 18 (0.85%) Postman
14 15 (0.71%) Appium
15 14 (0.66%) Travis CI
15 14 (0.66%) WebDriver
16 13 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 561 (26.50%) Social Skills
2 473 (22.34%) Finance
3 284 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
4 155 (7.32%) Retail
5 153 (7.23%) Games
6 139 (6.57%) Marketing
7 107 (5.05%) Banking
8 100 (4.72%) Electronics
9 72 (3.40%) Law
10 68 (3.21%) Manufacturing
11 66 (3.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 59 (2.79%) Front Office
13 58 (2.74%) Telecoms
14 55 (2.60%) Advertising
15 49 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 42 (1.98%) Public Sector
17 39 (1.84%) Automotive
18 38 (1.79%) Presentation Skills
19 37 (1.75%) Organisational Skills
20 35 (1.65%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 528 (24.94%) Developer
2 387 (18.28%) Software Engineer
3 224 (10.58%) Data Scientist
4 127 (6.00%) Java Developer
5 117 (5.53%) Senior Software Engineer
6 109 (5.15%) Java Engineer
7 106 (5.01%) Senior Developer
8 89 (4.20%) Java Software Engineer
9 75 (3.54%) Data Engineer
10 69 (3.26%) Backend Developer
11 64 (3.02%) Systems Engineer
12 63 (2.98%) Full Stack Developer
13 60 (2.83%) Python Engineer
14 58 (2.74%) Machine Learning Engineer
15 56 (2.65%) Analyst
16 55 (2.60%) Python Developer
17 53 (2.50%) Programmer
18 52 (2.46%) Senior Data Scientist
19 49 (2.31%) Software Developer
20 45 (2.13%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (15.26%) React
2 175 (8.27%) .NET
3 152 (7.18%) Node.js
4 151 (7.13%) TensorFlow
5 147 (6.94%) Pandas
6 140 (6.61%) Spring
7 136 (6.42%) HTML
7 136 (6.42%) REST
8 123 (5.81%) scikit-learn
9 122 (5.76%) CSS
10 120 (5.67%) Kafka
11 110 (5.20%) AngularJS
12 106 (5.01%) Web Services
13 101 (4.77%) NumPy
14 100 (4.72%) PyTorch
15 79 (3.73%) Flask
16 73 (3.45%) GraphQL
17 70 (3.31%) RabbitMQ
17 70 (3.31%) RESTful
18 66 (3.12%) Keras
Miscellaneous
1 724 (34.20%) Data Structures
2 178 (8.41%) User Experience
3 95 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
4 88 (4.16%) Robotics
5 65 (3.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 62 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
7 58 (2.74%) Virtual Team
8 55 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
9 50 (2.36%) Blog
10 48 (2.27%) Hedge funds
11 47 (2.22%) Derivative
12 46 (2.17%) Public Cloud
13 40 (1.89%) Augmented Reality
13 40 (1.89%) Data Centre
14 39 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 29 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
15 29 (1.37%) Life Science
15 29 (1.37%) Smartphone
16 26 (1.23%) PKI
17 25 (1.18%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 278 (13.13%) Linux
2 86 (4.06%) Unix
3 64 (3.02%) Windows
4 42 (1.98%) Apple iOS
5 36 (1.70%) Android
6 17 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (0.43%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.28%) CentOS
8 6 (0.28%) Solaris
9 5 (0.24%) Mesosphere
10 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.14%) watchOS
11 1 (0.047%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.047%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 797 (37.65%) Software Engineering
2 714 (33.73%) Machine Learning
3 628 (29.66%) Computer Science
4 591 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
5 555 (26.22%) Data Science
6 426 (20.12%) Artificial Intelligence
7 345 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
8 335 (15.82%) Mathematics
9 299 (14.12%) Analytics
10 274 (12.94%) Microservices
11 267 (12.61%) OO
12 234 (11.05%) TDD
13 220 (10.39%) DevOps
14 217 (10.25%) Continuous Integration
15 212 (10.01%) Test Automation
16 209 (9.87%) Open Source
17 191 (9.02%) Natural Language Processing
18 179 (8.46%) Statistics
19 173 (8.17%) Physics
20 172 (8.12%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,065 (50.31%) Python
2 663 (31.32%) Java
3 537 (25.37%) SQL
4 506 (23.90%) C++
5 435 (20.55%) JavaScript
6 256 (12.09%) C
7 234 (11.05%) C#
8 219 (10.34%) MATLAB
9 172 (8.12%) TypeScript
10 159 (7.51%) Go
11 102 (4.82%) R
12 95 (4.49%) Scala
13 83 (3.92%) Java 8
14 71 (3.35%) PHP
15 60 (2.83%) Bash Shell
16 55 (2.60%) Ruby
17 46 (2.17%) ES6
17 46 (2.17%) Kotlin
18 39 (1.84%) PowerShell
19 24 (1.13%) Rust
Qualifications
1 664 (31.37%) Degree
2 245 (11.57%) PhD
3 241 (11.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 137 (6.47%) Master's Degree
5 51 (2.41%) Security Cleared
6 48 (2.27%) Numerate Degree
7 29 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.43%) Postgraduate
9 8 (0.38%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.33%) HND
11 6 (0.28%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.19%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.14%) MCSA
14 2 (0.094%) CFA
14 2 (0.094%) TOGAF Certification
15 1 (0.047%) BC Cleared
15 1 (0.047%) BPSS Clearance
15 1 (0.047%) PMI Certification
15 1 (0.047%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.27%) QA
2 30 (1.42%) Accessibility
3 22 (1.04%) Data Quality
4 20 (0.94%) GRC
5 11 (0.52%) GDPR
6 9 (0.43%) IEC 61131
7 7 (0.33%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.28%) GxP
8 6 (0.28%) ISO 26262
9 5 (0.24%) IEC 62304
10 3 (0.14%) DICOM
10 3 (0.14%) ISO 13485
10 3 (0.14%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.094%) EMIR
11 2 (0.094%) GLP
11 2 (0.094%) GMP
11 2 (0.094%) Good Clinical Practice
11 2 (0.094%) IEC 61508
11 2 (0.094%) MiFID
11 2 (0.094%) WCAG
System Software
1 401 (18.94%) Docker
2 47 (2.22%) Firmware
3 27 (1.28%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 11 (0.52%) etcd
5 3 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 3 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.14%) vSphere
6 1 (0.047%) NFS
Systems Management
1 350 (16.53%) Kubernetes
2 101 (4.77%) Terraform
3 42 (1.98%) Prometheus
4 36 (1.70%) Puppet
5 34 (1.61%) Grafana
6 33 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
7 27 (1.28%) Ansible
8 15 (0.71%) Kibana
9 11 (0.52%) Consul
9 11 (0.52%) logstash
10 7 (0.33%) Kubeflow
11 6 (0.28%) Mesos
12 5 (0.24%) Automic
12 5 (0.24%) systemd
13 4 (0.19%) Istio
13 4 (0.19%) Marathon
14 3 (0.14%) NetBackup
14 3 (0.14%) SELinux
14 3 (0.14%) vRealize
15 1 (0.047%) WMI
Vendors
1 123 (5.81%) Google
1 123 (5.81%) Oracle
2 102 (4.82%) Microsoft
3 91 (4.30%) Instagram
4 35 (1.65%) PagerDuty
5 31 (1.46%) SAP
6 26 (1.23%) Gemalto
7 23 (1.09%) Atlassian
8 22 (1.04%) OpenAI
9 20 (0.94%) Databricks
9 20 (0.94%) Greenplum
10 18 (0.85%) Samsung
11 14 (0.66%) Facebook
12 12 (0.57%) Alibaba
12 12 (0.57%) Huawei
12 12 (0.57%) TOWER Software
13 11 (0.52%) Bloomberg
13 11 (0.52%) MathWorks
13 11 (0.52%) New Relic
14 10 (0.47%) Salesforce.com