Period
to 24 February 2018

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 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
UK > England
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 251 251
Rank change year-on-year +56 0 +71
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 2,849 2,282 2,665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.74% 1.38% 1.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.15% 3.37% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,303 1,917 2,261
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +15.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,250 £92,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £56,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +2.68% +12.00%

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 68,629 67,700 84,297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.86% 40.85% 42.46%
Number of salaries quoted 54,583 55,633 68,594
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%

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 24 February 2018.

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 2018. 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 1,491 £70,000 +7.69% 279
East of England +75 511 £52,500 +16.67% 79
South East +118 439 £50,000 - 90
South West +52 145 £55,000 +15.79% 44
North of England -99 137 £55,000 -8.33% 33
Midlands +10 133 £42,500 - 19
North West -60 83 £55,000 -8.33% 22
East Midlands +2 76 £32,500 -27.78% 8
West Midlands +22 65 £35,000 -5.41% 11
Yorkshire -42 47 £55,000 - 8
North East -22 7 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Algorithms
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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 1,382 (48.51%) Python
2 1,057 (37.10%) Machine Learning
3 1,024 (35.94%) Java
4 933 (32.75%) C++
5 917 (32.19%) Computer Science
6 869 (30.50%) Degree
7 842 (29.55%) Software Engineering
8 813 (28.54%) Mathematics
9 805 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
10 756 (26.54%) SQL
11 750 (26.33%) Data Science
12 679 (23.83%) Data Structures
13 659 (23.13%) Finance
14 607 (21.31%) PhD
15 573 (20.11%) C#
16 507 (17.80%) Analytics
17 500 (17.55%) OO
18 489 (17.16%) Linux
18 489 (17.16%) Big Data
19 412 (14.46%) C
20 402 (14.11%) JavaScript
21 399 (14.00%) Multithreading
22 395 (13.86%) Apache Spark
23 382 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
24 381 (13.37%) R
25 351 (12.32%) Amazon AWS
26 340 (11.93%) Git (software)
27 336 (11.79%) TDD
28 324 (11.37%) NoSQL
29 315 (11.06%) Statistics

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
1 395 (13.86%) Apache Spark
2 81 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
3 79 (2.77%) SAS
4 78 (2.74%) Apache
5 36 (1.26%) Apache Solr
6 29 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 25 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 24 (0.84%) Apache Pig
9 19 (0.67%) IIS
9 19 (0.67%) JBoss
10 15 (0.53%) nginx
11 10 (0.35%) CMS
11 10 (0.35%) IPython
12 9 (0.32%) Apache Airflow
12 9 (0.32%) DNN
13 8 (0.28%) Luigi
14 7 (0.25%) ArcGIS
14 7 (0.25%) WildFly
15 6 (0.21%) Jupyter
16 5 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (0.67%) Simulink
3 17 (0.60%) Chatbot
3 17 (0.60%) Weka
4 14 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (0.42%) SPSS
6 11 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 10 (0.35%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.25%) Stata
9 6 (0.21%) GIMP
10 4 (0.14%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.14%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.070%) Stateflow
13 1 (0.035%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.035%) GNU Octave
13 1 (0.035%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 7 (0.25%) MetaTrader
1 7 (0.25%) RMDS
2 5 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.070%) Magento
3 2 (0.070%) Maximo
4 1 (0.035%) Capstone
4 1 (0.035%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.035%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.035%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 351 (12.32%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (2.14%) GitHub
4 57 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
5 51 (1.79%) SaaS
6 43 (1.51%) Amazon S3
6 43 (1.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 30 (1.05%) Serverless
8 29 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
9 23 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
10 17 (0.60%) Google Analytics
11 16 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
12 13 (0.46%) Slack
13 10 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
13 10 (0.35%) PaaS
14 9 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
14 9 (0.32%) IaaS
14 9 (0.32%) npm
14 9 (0.32%) Trello
15 8 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 59 (2.07%) TCP/IP
2 54 (1.90%) HTTP
3 47 (1.65%) Internet
4 26 (0.91%) SSL
5 22 (0.77%) Wireless
6 15 (0.53%) VoIP
7 11 (0.39%) LTE
7 11 (0.39%) UMTS
8 10 (0.35%) Firewall
8 10 (0.35%) Network Security
9 9 (0.32%) 3GPP
10 8 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (0.25%) DMVPN
11 7 (0.25%) DNS
11 7 (0.25%) HSRP
11 7 (0.25%) InfiniBand
11 7 (0.25%) ISDN
11 7 (0.25%) Multicast
11 7 (0.25%) Unified Communications
11 7 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 489 (17.16%) Big Data
2 324 (11.37%) NoSQL
3 273 (9.58%) Hadoop
4 160 (5.62%) Data Mining
4 160 (5.62%) MongoDB
5 153 (5.37%) SQL Server
6 146 (5.12%) Relational Database
7 94 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 94 (3.30%) MySQL
8 63 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
9 55 (1.93%) RDBMS
10 54 (1.90%) Apache Hive
10 54 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
11 53 (1.86%) Oracle Database
12 44 (1.54%) HBase
13 42 (1.47%) Redis
14 28 (0.98%) Text Mining
15 26 (0.91%) Neo4j
16 23 (0.81%) Blockchain
16 23 (0.81%) KDB
Development Applications
1 340 (11.93%) Git (software)
2 144 (5.05%) Subversion
3 106 (3.72%) Jenkins
4 98 (3.44%) Visual Studio
5 95 (3.33%) Mercurial
6 63 (2.21%) Maven
7 60 (2.11%) JUnit
8 56 (1.97%) NUnit
9 54 (1.90%) JIRA
10 28 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
11 26 (0.91%) gulp
11 26 (0.91%) TeamCity
12 25 (0.88%) Mockito
12 25 (0.88%) Selenium
13 22 (0.77%) Bitbucket
14 20 (0.70%) Vagrant
15 18 (0.63%) Codeception
16 17 (0.60%) LabVIEW
17 16 (0.56%) Mocha
17 16 (0.56%) webpack
General
1 659 (23.13%) Finance
2 207 (7.27%) Banking
3 172 (6.04%) Marketing
4 161 (5.65%) Games
5 141 (4.95%) Retail
6 123 (4.32%) Front Office
7 114 (4.00%) Electronics
8 108 (3.79%) Investment Banking
9 107 (3.76%) Telecoms
10 62 (2.18%) Retail Banking
11 44 (1.54%) Manufacturing
12 40 (1.40%) Legal
13 37 (1.30%) Financial Institution
14 34 (1.19%) Advertising
15 31 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
16 27 (0.95%) Automotive
17 26 (0.91%) Aerospace
18 23 (0.81%) Law
19 19 (0.67%) Military
20 12 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 944 (33.13%) Developer
2 531 (18.64%) Software Engineer
3 431 (15.13%) Data Scientist
4 266 (9.34%) Java Developer
5 200 (7.02%) C++ Software Engineer
6 158 (5.55%) Senior Software Engineer
7 152 (5.34%) Software Developer
8 147 (5.16%) Senior Developer
9 142 (4.98%) Java Engineer
10 132 (4.63%) C# Developer
11 128 (4.49%) Python Developer
12 122 (4.28%) C++ Developer
13 116 (4.07%) Graduate
14 115 (4.04%) Machine Learning Engineer
15 114 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
16 99 (3.47%) .NET Developer
17 94 (3.30%) Data Engineer
17 94 (3.30%) Senior Data Scientist
18 87 (3.05%) Architect
19 86 (3.02%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (9.34%) .NET
2 242 (8.49%) Natural Language Processing
3 224 (7.86%) HTML
4 187 (6.56%) CSS
5 175 (6.14%) TensorFlow
6 158 (5.55%) Spring
7 156 (5.48%) Web Services
8 150 (5.27%) Kafka
9 147 (5.16%) REST
10 128 (4.49%) HTML5
11 126 (4.42%) AngularJS
12 113 (3.97%) RESTful
13 102 (3.58%) NumPy
14 86 (3.02%) Pandas
15 85 (2.98%) Qt
16 81 (2.84%) XML
17 77 (2.70%) OpenGL
18 76 (2.67%) React
19 72 (2.53%) ASP.NET
19 72 (2.53%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 917 (32.19%) Computer Science
2 679 (23.83%) Data Structures
3 382 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
4 153 (5.37%) User Experience
5 149 (5.23%) Fintech
6 91 (3.19%) Equities
6 91 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
7 90 (3.16%) CUDA
8 85 (2.98%) Hedge funds
9 77 (2.70%) Fixed Income
10 71 (2.49%) Mobile App
11 66 (2.32%) Linux Command Line
12 64 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
13 61 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 53 (1.86%) Robotics
15 49 (1.72%) Smart City
16 46 (1.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 40 (1.40%) Client/Server
18 34 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
19 33 (1.16%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 489 (17.16%) Linux
2 206 (7.23%) Windows
3 179 (6.28%) Unix
4 50 (1.76%) Android
5 46 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 35 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
7 10 (0.35%) Debian
7 10 (0.35%) VxWorks
8 9 (0.32%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.28%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.25%) Robot Operating System
11 5 (0.18%) Solaris
12 2 (0.070%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.070%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.070%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.070%) Windows Server
13 1 (0.035%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.035%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.035%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.035%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,057 (37.10%) Machine Learning
2 842 (29.55%) Software Engineering
3 813 (28.54%) Mathematics
4 805 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
5 750 (26.33%) Data Science
6 507 (17.80%) Analytics
7 500 (17.55%) OO
8 399 (14.00%) Multithreading
9 336 (11.79%) TDD
10 315 (11.06%) Statistics
11 311 (10.92%) Physics
12 281 (9.86%) Artificial Intelligence
13 240 (8.42%) Scrum
14 232 (8.14%) Open Source
15 231 (8.11%) Deep Learning
16 229 (8.04%) Test Automation
17 227 (7.97%) OOP
18 226 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
18 226 (7.93%) OOD
19 223 (7.83%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 1,382 (48.51%) Python
2 1,024 (35.94%) Java
3 933 (32.75%) C++
4 756 (26.54%) SQL
5 573 (20.11%) C#
6 412 (14.46%) C
7 402 (14.11%) JavaScript
8 381 (13.37%) R
9 297 (10.42%) MATLAB
10 241 (8.46%) Scala
11 130 (4.56%) PHP
12 103 (3.62%) Ruby
13 96 (3.37%) Shell Script
14 90 (3.16%) Perl
15 75 (2.63%) Bash Shell
16 54 (1.90%) Go
16 54 (1.90%) PowerShell
17 44 (1.54%) Julia
18 32 (1.12%) Apple Swift
19 31 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 869 (30.50%) Degree
2 607 (21.31%) PhD
3 247 (8.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 84 (2.95%) Master's Degree
5 73 (2.56%) Numerate Degree
6 45 (1.58%) Security Cleared
7 20 (0.70%) SC Cleared
8 13 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (0.42%) CCNA
10 9 (0.32%) CISSP
11 8 (0.28%) CCNP
11 8 (0.28%) CEH
11 8 (0.28%) CISA
11 8 (0.28%) CISM
11 8 (0.28%) SANS
12 7 (0.25%) Postgraduate
13 6 (0.21%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (0.11%) DV Cleared
15 3 (0.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (5.16%) QA
2 20 (0.70%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.42%) GCP
4 11 (0.39%) ECSS
5 8 (0.28%) DO-254
5 8 (0.28%) IEC 61508
5 8 (0.28%) IEC 62304
5 8 (0.28%) MISRA
5 8 (0.28%) MISRA C
6 6 (0.21%) GDPR
7 4 (0.14%) DO-178B
7 4 (0.14%) MIL-STD-498
7 4 (0.14%) SEPA
7 4 (0.14%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
8 3 (0.11%) FIPS 140-2
8 3 (0.11%) ISO 8583
8 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.070%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 2 (0.070%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 102 (3.58%) Docker
2 40 (1.40%) Firmware
3 27 (0.95%) HDFS
4 14 (0.49%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.25%) Active Directory
6 6 (0.21%) Varnish
6 6 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (0.18%) LXC
7 5 (0.18%) Xen
8 3 (0.11%) GridGain
9 2 (0.070%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.035%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.035%) Snort
Systems Management
1 56 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
2 40 (1.40%) Puppet
3 39 (1.37%) Ansible
4 21 (0.74%) Kubernetes
5 15 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
6 13 (0.46%) Kibana
6 13 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
7 10 (0.35%) Mesos
8 7 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (0.25%) Cisco UCCE
8 7 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
9 6 (0.21%) logstash
9 6 (0.21%) Oozie
10 5 (0.18%) Grafana
10 5 (0.18%) Graphite
10 5 (0.18%) Graylog
10 5 (0.18%) Nagios
10 5 (0.18%) Terraform
11 3 (0.11%) Cacti
12 2 (0.070%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 153 (5.37%) Oracle
2 130 (4.56%) Google
3 114 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 49 (1.72%) Tableau
5 35 (1.23%) Bloomberg
6 32 (1.12%) Fidessa
7 31 (1.09%) SAP
8 22 (0.77%) Xilinx
9 21 (0.74%) Cloudera
10 20 (0.70%) NVIDIA
11 19 (0.67%) Adobe
12 18 (0.63%) Twitter
13 16 (0.56%) Hortonworks
13 16 (0.56%) MapR
14 15 (0.53%) IBM
14 15 (0.53%) Intel
15 14 (0.49%) TIBCO
16 12 (0.42%) Altera
16 12 (0.42%) New Relic
16 12 (0.42%) WorldPay