Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 199 197 243
Rank change year-on-year -2 +46 +46
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 2,382 2,901 2,470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.77% 1.77% 1.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.47% 4.50% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,711 2,259 2,005
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,281 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

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 53,256 64,523 66,587
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.57% 39.29% 39.84%
Number of salaries quoted 40,238 49,639 51,907
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,643 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -5 1,217 £70,000 - 268
South East +3 425 £50,000 - 115
North of England +100 239 £55,000 +15.79% 45
South West +35 214 £45,000 -5.26% 35
North West +100 193 £57,454 +20.95% 34
East of England -47 162 £60,000 +9.09% 87
Midlands +42 117 £52,500 +16.67% 26
West Midlands +66 97 £52,500 +23.53% 17
Yorkshire +23 34 £45,000 - 6
East Midlands -1 16 £42,500 -12.82% 9
North East +17 12 £47,500 -9.52% 5
Algorithms
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 1,188 (49.87%) Python
2 901 (37.83%) Software Engineering
3 831 (34.89%) Machine Learning
4 789 (33.12%) Agile Software Development
5 761 (31.95%) Java
6 719 (30.18%) Degree
7 705 (29.60%) Mathematics
8 703 (29.51%) C++
9 697 (29.26%) Data Structures
10 670 (28.13%) Data Science
11 669 (28.09%) Computer Science
12 655 (27.50%) SQL
13 592 (24.85%) C#
14 522 (21.91%) Analytics
15 499 (20.95%) Finance
16 442 (18.56%) JavaScript
17 437 (18.35%) Artificial Intelligence
18 422 (17.72%) Problem-Solving
19 384 (16.12%) OO
20 369 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
21 368 (15.45%) Git (software)
22 365 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
23 363 (15.24%) C
24 352 (14.78%) Big Data
25 340 (14.27%) Linux
26 338 (14.19%) R
27 313 (13.14%) PhD
28 303 (12.72%) .NET
28 303 (12.72%) Continuous Integration
29 281 (11.80%) Apache Spark

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
1 281 (11.80%) Apache Spark
2 97 (4.07%) Elasticsearch
3 50 (2.10%) Apache
4 36 (1.51%) SAS
5 34 (1.43%) Tomcat
6 33 (1.39%) IIS
7 25 (1.05%) Hyperledger
8 23 (0.97%) Umbraco
9 18 (0.76%) Apache Pig
10 12 (0.50%) SharePoint
11 11 (0.46%) Confluence
11 11 (0.46%) nginx
12 9 (0.38%) Kinematics
13 6 (0.25%) Apache Airflow
13 6 (0.25%) Jupyter
13 6 (0.25%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.21%) Luigi
15 4 (0.17%) CMS
16 3 (0.13%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 30 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (0.92%) Chatbot
3 20 (0.84%) Simulink
4 16 (0.67%) GNU Octave
5 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (0.29%) Mathematica
6 7 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.25%) SPSS
8 5 (0.21%) Doxygen
8 5 (0.21%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.13%) Weka
10 2 (0.084%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.084%) Stata
11 1 (0.042%) Houdini
11 1 (0.042%) MODO
Business Applications
1 30 (1.26%) Summit
2 5 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.17%) Cisco SocialMiner
4 2 (0.084%) RMDS
4 2 (0.084%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.084%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.084%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.042%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.042%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.042%) Data Workbench
5 1 (0.042%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.042%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.042%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.042%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 365 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
2 217 (9.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 127 (5.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 72 (3.02%) GitHub
5 57 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
6 51 (2.14%) Serverless
7 44 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 42 (1.76%) AWS Lambda
9 35 (1.47%) Power Platform
10 32 (1.34%) SaaS
11 25 (1.05%) Amazon S3
12 20 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
13 18 (0.76%) AWS IoT
14 16 (0.67%) Amazon ECS
15 15 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
16 14 (0.59%) PaaS
17 12 (0.50%) Heroku
18 11 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
18 11 (0.46%) Apigee
19 9 (0.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 70 (2.94%) HTTP
2 40 (1.68%) TCP/IP
3 19 (0.80%) FTP
3 19 (0.80%) SSH
4 18 (0.76%) Broadband
4 18 (0.76%) MQTT
4 18 (0.76%) SMTP
5 16 (0.67%) Wireless
6 15 (0.63%) Internet
7 12 (0.50%) Software-Defined Radio
8 7 (0.29%) Firewall
8 7 (0.29%) WAN
9 6 (0.25%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.21%) DHCP
10 5 (0.21%) DNS
10 5 (0.21%) RS-232
10 5 (0.21%) Skype
10 5 (0.21%) SSL
11 4 (0.17%) FlexRay
11 4 (0.17%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 352 (14.78%) Big Data
2 216 (9.07%) Hadoop
3 192 (8.06%) NoSQL
4 182 (7.64%) SQL Server
5 122 (5.12%) Relational Database
6 116 (4.87%) Data Mining
7 86 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
8 71 (2.98%) Apache Hive
9 69 (2.90%) Blockchain
10 59 (2.48%) MongoDB
11 57 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
11 57 (2.39%) MySQL
12 51 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
13 39 (1.64%) Amazon Redshift
14 35 (1.47%) Power BI
15 29 (1.22%) Data Lake
15 29 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 27 (1.13%) Redis
17 26 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
17 26 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 368 (15.45%) Git (software)
2 112 (4.70%) Jenkins
3 93 (3.90%) Subversion
4 66 (2.77%) JIRA
5 63 (2.64%) Visual Studio
6 59 (2.48%) Selenium
7 50 (2.10%) Mercurial
8 49 (2.06%) Rational DOORS
9 45 (1.89%) Maven
10 44 (1.85%) GitLab
11 36 (1.51%) Mocha
11 36 (1.51%) webpack
12 34 (1.43%) Jasmine
13 31 (1.30%) Vagrant
14 30 (1.26%) Bitbucket
15 29 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
16 27 (1.13%) TeamCity
17 26 (1.09%) Gradle
17 26 (1.09%) NUnit
18 25 (1.05%) Sinon.JS
General
1 499 (20.95%) Finance
2 151 (6.34%) Games
3 146 (6.13%) Electronics
4 132 (5.54%) Marketing
5 106 (4.45%) Banking
6 97 (4.07%) Retail
7 83 (3.48%) Telecoms
8 77 (3.23%) Manufacturing
9 64 (2.69%) Front Office
10 62 (2.60%) Law
11 57 (2.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 55 (2.31%) Automotive
13 37 (1.55%) Legal
14 28 (1.18%) Investment Banking
15 24 (1.01%) Financial Institution
15 24 (1.01%) Military
16 21 (0.88%) Advertising
17 16 (0.67%) Aerospace
18 9 (0.38%) Back Office
19 4 (0.17%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 841 (35.31%) Developer
2 455 (19.10%) Software Engineer
3 357 (14.99%) Data Scientist
4 258 (10.83%) Java Developer
5 209 (8.77%) C# Developer
6 151 (6.34%) Senior Developer
7 128 (5.37%) Senior Data Scientist
8 123 (5.16%) Software Developer
9 108 (4.53%) Python Developer
10 104 (4.37%) C++ Developer
11 103 (4.32%) Senior Software Engineer
12 97 (4.07%) Data Engineer
13 93 (3.90%) Java Engineer
14 86 (3.61%) Junior
15 77 (3.23%) .NET Developer
16 75 (3.15%) C++ Software Engineer
17 72 (3.02%) Java Software Engineer
18 69 (2.90%) Graduate
19 67 (2.81%) Development Engineer
20 64 (2.69%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (12.72%) .NET
2 252 (10.58%) React
3 213 (8.94%) HTML
4 207 (8.69%) AngularJS
5 199 (8.35%) CSS
6 154 (6.47%) scikit-learn
7 153 (6.42%) REST
8 148 (6.21%) Natural Language Processing
9 141 (5.92%) Web Services
10 137 (5.75%) TensorFlow
11 133 (5.58%) ASP.NET
12 128 (5.37%) Pandas
13 121 (5.08%) NumPy
14 113 (4.74%) Node.js
14 113 (4.74%) RESTful
15 112 (4.70%) Spring
16 109 (4.58%) HTML5
17 82 (3.44%) Kafka
18 78 (3.27%) Redux
19 77 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 697 (29.26%) Data Structures
2 369 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
3 163 (6.84%) User Experience
4 122 (5.12%) Robotics
5 102 (4.28%) Hedge funds
6 85 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
7 83 (3.48%) Equities
8 79 (3.32%) Derivative
9 68 (2.85%) Greenfield Project
10 66 (2.77%) VHDL
11 63 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
12 61 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
13 57 (2.39%) Embedded Systems
13 57 (2.39%) Public Cloud
14 55 (2.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 55 (2.31%) Fixed Income
15 46 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 46 (1.93%) Management Information System
16 40 (1.68%) Mobile App
17 37 (1.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 340 (14.27%) Linux
2 121 (5.08%) Unix
3 114 (4.79%) Android
4 99 (4.16%) Windows
5 28 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 25 (1.05%) Windows Server
7 21 (0.88%) Tizen
8 18 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.21%) CentOS
10 4 (0.17%) FreeRTOS
10 4 (0.17%) Robot Operating System
10 4 (0.17%) Solaris
11 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.084%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.042%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.042%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.042%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 901 (37.83%) Software Engineering
2 831 (34.89%) Machine Learning
3 789 (33.12%) Agile Software Development
4 705 (29.60%) Mathematics
5 670 (28.13%) Data Science
6 669 (28.09%) Computer Science
7 522 (21.91%) Analytics
8 437 (18.35%) Artificial Intelligence
9 422 (17.72%) Problem-Solving
10 384 (16.12%) OO
11 303 (12.72%) Continuous Integration
12 281 (11.80%) DevOps
13 270 (11.34%) Test Automation
14 250 (10.50%) TDD
15 242 (10.16%) Visualisation
16 234 (9.82%) Physics
17 227 (9.53%) Deep Learning
18 223 (9.36%) Statistics
19 222 (9.32%) Scrum
20 218 (9.15%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1,188 (49.87%) Python
2 761 (31.95%) Java
3 703 (29.51%) C++
4 655 (27.50%) SQL
5 592 (24.85%) C#
6 442 (18.56%) JavaScript
7 363 (15.24%) C
8 338 (14.19%) R
9 253 (10.62%) MATLAB
10 164 (6.88%) Scala
11 90 (3.78%) Go
11 90 (3.78%) TypeScript
12 85 (3.57%) PHP
13 83 (3.48%) ES6
14 77 (3.23%) Kotlin
15 74 (3.11%) Bash Shell
16 53 (2.23%) F#
17 46 (1.93%) Ruby
18 38 (1.60%) Java 8
19 34 (1.43%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 719 (30.18%) Degree
2 313 (13.14%) PhD
3 155 (6.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 145 (6.09%) Security Cleared
5 134 (5.63%) SC Cleared
6 55 (2.31%) Numerate Degree
7 44 (1.85%) Master's Degree
8 25 (1.05%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.38%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.34%) MCSE
10 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.25%) AWS Certification
11 6 (0.25%) Postgraduate
12 3 (0.13%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.084%) CIPD
13 2 (0.084%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.084%) HND
14 1 (0.042%) ISEB
14 1 (0.042%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.042%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (3.90%) QA
2 44 (1.85%) Data Quality
3 23 (0.97%) WAI
4 9 (0.38%) IEC 61131
5 7 (0.29%) DICOM
6 5 (0.21%) GDPR
6 5 (0.21%) MISRA
6 5 (0.21%) MISRA C
7 3 (0.13%) DO-254
8 2 (0.084%) JTAG
8 2 (0.084%) SLA
9 1 (0.042%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 275 (11.54%) Docker
2 48 (2.02%) Firmware
3 24 (1.01%) VirtualBox
4 23 (0.97%) vSphere
5 19 (0.80%) HDFS
6 10 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.34%) Active Directory
7 8 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (0.29%) etcd
9 4 (0.17%) iptables
9 4 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.13%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.042%) KVM
11 1 (0.042%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 142 (5.96%) Kubernetes
2 94 (3.95%) Ansible
3 47 (1.97%) Terraform
4 28 (1.18%) SELinux
5 20 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (0.67%) Consul
7 15 (0.63%) Puppet
8 13 (0.55%) Salt
9 6 (0.25%) Kibana
10 5 (0.21%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.17%) Cisco UCCE
11 4 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
11 4 (0.17%) Oozie
11 4 (0.17%) vMotion
12 3 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.13%) logstash
12 3 (0.13%) Mesos
13 2 (0.084%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 155 (6.51%) Microsoft
2 126 (5.29%) Google
3 88 (3.69%) Oracle
4 65 (2.73%) SAP
5 64 (2.69%) Tableau
6 28 (1.18%) WorldPay
7 24 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (1.01%) Samsung
8 21 (0.88%) Bloomberg
8 21 (0.88%) QNX
9 20 (0.84%) Cloudera
10 16 (0.67%) Fidessa
11 15 (0.63%) Mentor Graphics
12 14 (0.59%) Adobe
12 14 (0.59%) Splunk
13 12 (0.50%) Alteryx
13 12 (0.50%) Cypress Semiconductor
14 11 (0.46%) Intel
15 10 (0.42%) VMware
15 10 (0.42%) Xilinx