Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
UK > England
6 months to
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 208 219 180
Rank change year-on-year +11 -39 +21
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 1,075 1,751 2,639
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.62% 1.54% 1.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.13% 3.98% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 924 1,363 2,087
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £112,500 £95,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500

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 26,057 43,997 55,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.30% 38.81% 39.77%
Number of salaries quoted 19,726 34,488 42,836
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +25 586 £75,000 - 157
North of England +109 148 £52,500 -4.55% 29
South East -4 146 £57,500 +15.00% 73
South West +55 122 £51,250 +13.89% 17
Yorkshire +105 106 £52,500 +10.53% 17
Midlands +19 38 £60,000 +20.00% 19
North West +26 34 £60,000 +4.35% 8
West Midlands +39 29 £57,500 - 13
East of England +1 25 £65,000 +4.00% 19
East Midlands +15 9 £75,000 +81.82% 6
North East +23 8 £42,500 -34.62% 4
Algorithms
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 487 (45.30%) Python
2 448 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 401 (37.30%) Data Structures
4 373 (34.70%) Java
5 364 (33.86%) Machine Learning
6 338 (31.44%) Degree
7 336 (31.26%) Agile Software Development
8 292 (27.16%) Computer Science
9 288 (26.79%) Finance
10 275 (25.58%) SQL
11 269 (25.02%) Data Science
12 265 (24.65%) C++
13 241 (22.42%) Mathematics
14 196 (18.23%) AWS
15 174 (16.19%) Problem-Solving
16 165 (15.35%) Artificial Intelligence
16 165 (15.35%) JavaScript
17 164 (15.26%) C#
18 161 (14.98%) Docker
19 160 (14.88%) OO
20 157 (14.60%) Kubernetes
21 154 (14.33%) PhD
22 151 (14.05%) Microservices
23 150 (13.95%) TDD
23 150 (13.95%) Git (software)
24 138 (12.84%) Analytics
25 133 (12.37%) Linux
26 127 (11.81%) Azure
27 123 (11.44%) NoSQL
28 121 (11.26%) .NET

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 84 (7.81%) Apache Spark
2 28 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (1.86%) Apache
4 13 (1.21%) Tornado
5 11 (1.02%) Confluence
5 11 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (0.84%) Jupyter
7 8 (0.74%) ArcGIS
8 6 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
9 5 (0.47%) CMS
9 5 (0.47%) nginx
9 5 (0.47%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.37%) SAS
11 3 (0.28%) Ethereum
12 2 (0.19%) IIS
12 2 (0.19%) Luigi
12 2 (0.19%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.093%) DNN
13 1 (0.093%) Drupal
13 1 (0.093%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 36 (3.35%) Simulink
2 28 (2.60%) Stateflow
3 8 (0.74%) SPSS
4 4 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.19%) Figma
6 2 (0.19%) InVision
6 2 (0.19%) Sketch
7 1 (0.093%) Blender
7 1 (0.093%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.093%) Mathcad
7 1 (0.093%) Maya
7 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.093%) Magento
1 1 (0.093%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.093%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.093%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 196 (18.23%) AWS
2 127 (11.81%) Azure
3 71 (6.60%) GCP
4 52 (4.84%) SaaS
5 25 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 25 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (2.05%) Serverless
7 21 (1.95%) Power Platform
8 19 (1.77%) GitHub
9 16 (1.49%) IaaS
10 11 (1.02%) Amazon SageMaker
11 9 (0.84%) PaaS
12 8 (0.74%) Amazon ECS
12 8 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
13 7 (0.65%) Azure Data Factory
14 6 (0.56%) AWS CodePipeline
14 6 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 4 (0.37%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 50 (4.65%) Internet
2 35 (3.26%) Wireless
3 25 (2.33%) MIMO
4 21 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (1.49%) DVB
6 11 (1.02%) 5G
6 11 (1.02%) HTTP
7 10 (0.93%) Firewall
8 9 (0.84%) 3G
8 9 (0.84%) LTE
8 9 (0.84%) WiMAX
9 8 (0.74%) NAS
10 5 (0.47%) Bluetooth
10 5 (0.47%) Parlay
10 5 (0.47%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.37%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.37%) FlexRay
12 3 (0.28%) DNS
12 3 (0.28%) Software-Defined Radio
13 2 (0.19%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (11.44%) NoSQL
2 97 (9.02%) Big Data
3 58 (5.40%) PostgreSQL
4 49 (4.56%) SQL Server
5 47 (4.37%) Redis
6 45 (4.19%) Hadoop
7 36 (3.35%) Tableau
8 31 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (2.79%) Data Mining
10 26 (2.42%) Relational Database
11 25 (2.33%) MongoDB
12 21 (1.95%) Power BI
13 20 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
13 20 (1.86%) Data Lake
13 20 (1.86%) Hazelcast
14 11 (1.02%) Blockchain
14 11 (1.02%) Cosmos DB
15 10 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
16 9 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
16 9 (0.84%) Looker
Development Applications
1 150 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 67 (6.23%) Subversion
3 54 (5.02%) Mercurial
4 44 (4.09%) Jenkins
5 21 (1.95%) JIRA
6 19 (1.77%) Maven
7 17 (1.58%) GitLab
8 10 (0.93%) CircleCI
9 8 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (0.74%) Travis CI
10 7 (0.65%) Rational Team Concert
11 6 (0.56%) Bugzilla
11 6 (0.56%) CruiseControl
11 6 (0.56%) Gemini Tracker
11 6 (0.56%) Hudson
11 6 (0.56%) Moq
11 6 (0.56%) MSTest
11 6 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
11 6 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (0.47%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 288 (26.79%) Finance
2 75 (6.98%) Games
3 54 (5.02%) Telecoms
4 50 (4.65%) Electronics
5 49 (4.56%) Banking
6 43 (4.00%) Retail
7 36 (3.35%) Front Office
8 25 (2.33%) Marketing
9 23 (2.14%) Manufacturing
10 21 (1.95%) Online Betting
11 15 (1.40%) Advertising
11 15 (1.40%) Law
12 14 (1.30%) Back Office
13 13 (1.21%) Legal
13 13 (1.21%) Public Sector
14 11 (1.02%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.93%) Automotive
16 9 (0.84%) Aerospace
16 9 (0.84%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.74%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 337 (31.35%) Developer
2 247 (22.98%) Software Engineer
3 137 (12.74%) Data Scientist
4 113 (10.51%) Java Developer
5 86 (8.00%) Java Engineer
6 78 (7.26%) Java Software Engineer
7 76 (7.07%) Senior Software Engineer
8 69 (6.42%) Senior Developer
9 56 (5.21%) Data Engineer
10 46 (4.28%) C# Developer
10 46 (4.28%) Python Developer
11 44 (4.09%) Senior Data Scientist
12 43 (4.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
12 43 (4.00%) Python Engineer
13 34 (3.16%) .NET Developer
14 33 (3.07%) Software Developer
15 32 (2.98%) Full Stack Developer
16 29 (2.70%) C# Software Engineer
16 29 (2.70%) Junior
16 29 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (11.26%) .NET
2 97 (9.02%) React
3 95 (8.84%) TensorFlow
4 72 (6.70%) PyTorch
5 70 (6.51%) .NET Core
5 70 (6.51%) Natural Language Processing
6 63 (5.86%) Kafka
7 60 (5.58%) Spring
8 58 (5.40%) AngularJS
9 54 (5.02%) Web Services
10 53 (4.93%) Node.js
11 47 (4.37%) REST
11 47 (4.37%) Spring Boot
12 44 (4.09%) HTML
12 44 (4.09%) RESTful
13 43 (4.00%) CSS
14 42 (3.91%) RabbitMQ
15 34 (3.16%) Pandas
16 30 (2.79%) scikit-learn
17 26 (2.42%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 401 (37.30%) Data Structures
2 100 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (6.33%) Hedge funds
4 58 (5.40%) Greenfield Project
5 56 (5.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 56 (5.21%) User Experience
6 33 (3.07%) Derivative
7 30 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
8 29 (2.70%) Management Information System
9 26 (2.42%) Data Centre
9 26 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 26 (2.42%) Public Cloud
10 23 (2.14%) Over-the-Top Content
10 23 (2.14%) Robotics
11 22 (2.05%) Cloud Native
11 22 (2.05%) Online Games
12 21 (1.95%) Media Streaming
13 20 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (1.86%) Equities
14 18 (1.67%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 133 (12.37%) Linux
2 34 (3.16%) Windows
3 24 (2.23%) Android
4 21 (1.95%) Unix
5 17 (1.58%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.12%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.28%) CentOS
7 3 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.093%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.093%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.093%) Robot Operating System
8 1 (0.093%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 364 (33.86%) Machine Learning
3 336 (31.26%) Agile Software Development
4 292 (27.16%) Computer Science
5 269 (25.02%) Data Science
6 241 (22.42%) Mathematics
7 174 (16.19%) Problem-Solving
8 165 (15.35%) Artificial Intelligence
9 160 (14.88%) OO
10 151 (14.05%) Microservices
11 150 (13.95%) TDD
12 138 (12.84%) Analytics
13 119 (11.07%) Fintech
14 107 (9.95%) Deep Learning
15 106 (9.86%) Decision-Making
16 99 (9.21%) Test Automation
17 97 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
18 88 (8.19%) Business Intelligence
19 87 (8.09%) DevOps
20 86 (8.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 487 (45.30%) Python
2 373 (34.70%) Java
3 275 (25.58%) SQL
4 265 (24.65%) C++
5 165 (15.35%) JavaScript
6 164 (15.26%) C#
7 110 (10.23%) C
8 98 (9.12%) Go
9 90 (8.37%) R
10 84 (7.81%) MATLAB
11 81 (7.53%) TypeScript
12 71 (6.60%) Scala
13 54 (5.02%) Java 8
14 27 (2.51%) Bash Shell
15 19 (1.77%) VB
16 17 (1.58%) PHP
16 17 (1.58%) Ruby
17 16 (1.49%) Fortran
18 13 (1.21%) Erlang
18 13 (1.21%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 338 (31.44%) Degree
2 154 (14.33%) PhD
3 81 (7.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 81 (7.53%) Master's Degree
4 45 (4.19%) Security Cleared
5 38 (3.53%) SC Cleared
6 16 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
7 12 (1.12%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.84%) Postgraduate
9 8 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.65%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.19%) CCIE
11 2 (0.19%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 2 (0.19%) CCNP
11 2 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.093%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (1.77%) QA
2 8 (0.74%) ISO 26262
3 6 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.56%) IEC 62304
3 6 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.47%) ISO 13485
5 4 (0.37%) DICOM
5 4 (0.37%) IEC 61508
5 4 (0.37%) MISRA
5 4 (0.37%) MISRA C
6 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.19%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.093%) EMIR
System Software
1 161 (14.98%) Docker
2 31 (2.88%) Firmware
3 6 (0.56%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.093%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.093%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 157 (14.60%) Kubernetes
2 54 (5.02%) Terraform
3 14 (1.30%) Ansible
4 10 (0.93%) Puppet
5 6 (0.56%) Kibana
5 6 (0.56%) SELinux
6 5 (0.47%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.37%) Marathon
7 4 (0.37%) Mesos
8 3 (0.28%) Istio
8 3 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.19%) Grafana
9 2 (0.19%) Oozie
9 2 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.093%) Kubeflow
10 1 (0.093%) systemd
Vendors
1 44 (4.09%) Google
1 44 (4.09%) Microsoft
2 43 (4.00%) Oracle
3 25 (2.33%) PagerDuty
4 15 (1.40%) SAP
4 15 (1.40%) Twitter
5 14 (1.30%) Databricks
6 8 (0.74%) MathWorks
7 6 (0.56%) Alteryx
7 6 (0.56%) Gemalto
8 5 (0.47%) Atlassian
8 5 (0.47%) DataRobot
8 5 (0.47%) New Relic
9 4 (0.37%) Apple
9 4 (0.37%) Facebook
9 4 (0.37%) Solace
10 3 (0.28%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.28%) Fidessa
10 3 (0.28%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.19%) EMC