Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
UK > England
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 234 286
Rank change year-on-year +35 +52 +11
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 2,752 2,603 2,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.74% 1.56% 1.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.98% 3.52% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,165 2,034 2,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +0.46%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £93,875
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%

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 69,113 74,023 81,436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.63% 44.46% 43.51%
Number of salaries quoted 53,688 56,824 67,492
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +37 1,528 £68,000 +4.62% 271
South East +66 488 £50,000 +11.11% 76
East of England -16 346 £55,000 +10.00% 71
South West +54 165 £45,000 -12.20% 34
North of England -68 136 £48,750 -18.75% 27
North West -48 92 £47,500 -20.83% 13
Midlands -19 85 £42,500 +6.25% 38
West Midlands +15 54 £40,750 +1.88% 29
East Midlands -41 31 £50,000 +33.33% 9
Yorkshire -20 26 £45,000 -25.00% 11
North East -21 18 £52,500 +50.00% 3
Algorithms
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 1,344 (48.84%) Python
2 1,104 (40.12%) Java
3 1,056 (38.37%) Machine Learning
4 969 (35.21%) C++
5 909 (33.03%) Computer Science
6 879 (31.94%) Degree
7 828 (30.09%) Data Structures
8 817 (29.69%) Software Engineering
9 777 (28.23%) Mathematics
10 774 (28.13%) SQL
11 676 (24.56%) Data Science
12 675 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
13 650 (23.62%) Finance
14 631 (22.93%) C#
15 548 (19.91%) Big Data
16 523 (19.00%) Problem-Solving
17 521 (18.93%) Analytics
18 520 (18.90%) C
19 507 (18.42%) Artificial Intelligence
20 486 (17.66%) PhD
21 429 (15.59%) OO
22 410 (14.90%) Linux
23 397 (14.43%) JavaScript
24 375 (13.63%) R
25 349 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
26 348 (12.65%) Apache Spark
27 336 (12.21%) Deep Learning
28 333 (12.10%) Statistics
29 327 (11.88%) Git (software)
30 323 (11.74%) Multithreading

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
1 348 (12.65%) Apache Spark
2 76 (2.76%) Apache
3 57 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
4 48 (1.74%) SAS
5 38 (1.38%) Tomcat
6 32 (1.16%) Apache Pig
7 28 (1.02%) nginx
8 16 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
9 15 (0.55%) JBoss
10 13 (0.47%) Confluence
10 13 (0.47%) WebSphere
11 12 (0.44%) WebLogic
12 11 (0.40%) IIS
12 11 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 10 (0.36%) CMS
13 10 (0.36%) Tornado
14 8 (0.29%) GemFire
14 8 (0.29%) IPython
14 8 (0.29%) Jupyter
15 7 (0.25%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 45 (1.64%) Chatbot
2 24 (0.87%) GNU Octave
3 21 (0.76%) Simulink
4 20 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
5 15 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (0.44%) SPSS
7 8 (0.29%) GIMP
7 8 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.18%) Stateflow
9 4 (0.15%) Stata
10 3 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 2 (0.073%) Mathematica
12 1 (0.036%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.036%) CPLEX
12 1 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
2 6 (0.22%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.11%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.073%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.073%) RMDS
4 2 (0.073%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.036%) Actimize
5 1 (0.036%) Oracle AML
5 1 (0.036%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 243 (8.83%) Amazon AWS
2 128 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (2.00%) GitHub
4 38 (1.38%) Amazon S3
5 34 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (1.09%) Serverless
7 29 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
8 28 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
8 28 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
9 25 (0.91%) Amazon EMR
10 18 (0.65%) PaaS
11 16 (0.58%) SaaS
12 14 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (0.51%) Google Analytics
13 10 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
14 9 (0.33%) Heroku
15 8 (0.29%) BrowserStack
16 7 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
16 7 (0.25%) Trello
17 6 (0.22%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.00%) Internet
2 40 (1.45%) TCP/IP
3 17 (0.62%) HTTP
3 17 (0.62%) Wireless
4 13 (0.47%) Bluetooth
4 13 (0.47%) Firewall
5 11 (0.40%) DAB
5 11 (0.40%) NFC
6 9 (0.33%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
7 8 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (0.25%) Ethernet
8 7 (0.25%) VoIP
9 6 (0.22%) MQTT
9 6 (0.22%) OpenFlow
10 5 (0.18%) DNS
11 4 (0.15%) Broadband
12 3 (0.11%) DMZ
12 3 (0.11%) Network Security
12 3 (0.11%) SSL
12 3 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 548 (19.91%) Big Data
2 314 (11.41%) NoSQL
3 293 (10.65%) Hadoop
4 224 (8.14%) SQL Server
5 165 (6.00%) Relational Database
6 163 (5.92%) MongoDB
7 144 (5.23%) MySQL
8 117 (4.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 104 (3.78%) Data Mining
10 103 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
11 99 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
12 96 (3.49%) Apache Hive
13 81 (2.94%) RDBMS
14 68 (2.47%) Blockchain
15 56 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 51 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 49 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 43 (1.56%) Redis
19 39 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
20 30 (1.09%) GIS
Development Applications
1 327 (11.88%) Git (software)
2 162 (5.89%) Subversion
3 123 (4.47%) Jenkins
4 94 (3.42%) Maven
5 85 (3.09%) Mercurial
6 80 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 78 (2.83%) Visual Studio
8 64 (2.33%) JIRA
9 55 (2.00%) JUnit
10 54 (1.96%) Gradle
11 40 (1.45%) Selenium
12 37 (1.34%) NUnit
13 28 (1.02%) Eclipse
14 22 (0.80%) Bitbucket
15 20 (0.73%) Jasmine
16 18 (0.65%) TeamCity
17 17 (0.62%) CruiseControl
17 17 (0.62%) Mocha
18 16 (0.58%) Cucumber
18 16 (0.58%) LabVIEW
General
1 650 (23.62%) Finance
2 269 (9.77%) Banking
3 193 (7.01%) Investment Banking
4 173 (6.29%) Financial Institution
5 165 (6.00%) Games
6 136 (4.94%) Front Office
7 111 (4.03%) Retail
8 95 (3.45%) Marketing
9 92 (3.34%) Telecoms
10 79 (2.87%) Electronics
11 58 (2.11%) Automotive
12 51 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
13 47 (1.71%) Manufacturing
14 38 (1.38%) Advertising
15 25 (0.91%) Law
16 17 (0.62%) Publishing
17 12 (0.44%) Legal
18 11 (0.40%) Online Betting
19 9 (0.33%) Aerospace
19 9 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,044 (37.94%) Developer
2 390 (14.17%) Software Engineer
3 388 (14.10%) Data Scientist
4 314 (11.41%) Java Developer
5 164 (5.96%) Software Developer
6 151 (5.49%) C# Developer
7 144 (5.23%) Python Developer
7 144 (5.23%) Senior Developer
8 136 (4.94%) C++ Developer
9 134 (4.87%) Graduate
10 123 (4.47%) C++ Software Engineer
11 119 (4.32%) Senior Data Scientist
12 118 (4.29%) Data Engineer
13 113 (4.11%) Machine Learning Engineer
14 99 (3.60%) Python Engineer
15 95 (3.45%) Computer Engineer
15 95 (3.45%) Computer Vision Engineer
16 94 (3.42%) Analyst
17 78 (2.83%) Senior Software Engineer
18 75 (2.73%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (10.39%) .NET
2 272 (9.88%) TensorFlow
3 250 (9.08%) Natural Language Processing
4 189 (6.87%) Web Services
5 184 (6.69%) AngularJS
6 174 (6.32%) HTML
7 163 (5.92%) Kafka
8 153 (5.56%) CSS
9 152 (5.52%) React
9 152 (5.52%) RESTful
10 127 (4.61%) Spring
11 114 (4.14%) HTML5
12 100 (3.63%) Pandas
13 98 (3.56%) REST
14 95 (3.45%) NumPy
15 88 (3.20%) ASP.NET
16 85 (3.09%) scikit-learn
17 81 (2.94%) Node.js
18 75 (2.73%) CSS3
19 72 (2.62%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 909 (33.03%) Computer Science
2 828 (30.09%) Data Structures
3 349 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
4 155 (5.63%) Fintech
5 136 (4.94%) Cyberthreat
6 114 (4.14%) Greenfield Project
7 110 (4.00%) User Experience
8 109 (3.96%) Equities
9 108 (3.92%) Hedge funds
10 88 (3.20%) Fixed Income
11 75 (2.73%) CUDA
12 72 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
13 60 (2.18%) Derivative
13 60 (2.18%) Mobile App
14 56 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
15 52 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 45 (1.64%) Robotics
17 41 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 33 (1.20%) Client/Server
19 30 (1.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 410 (14.90%) Linux
2 152 (5.52%) Windows
3 137 (4.98%) Unix
4 42 (1.53%) Android
5 40 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 37 (1.34%) Embedded Linux
7 10 (0.36%) Robot Operating System
8 6 (0.22%) Debian
8 6 (0.22%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.22%) Solaris
9 5 (0.18%) CentOS
10 3 (0.11%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.11%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.11%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.073%) AIX
11 2 (0.073%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.036%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.036%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,056 (38.37%) Machine Learning
2 817 (29.69%) Software Engineering
3 777 (28.23%) Mathematics
4 676 (24.56%) Data Science
5 675 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
6 523 (19.00%) Problem-Solving
7 521 (18.93%) Analytics
8 507 (18.42%) Artificial Intelligence
9 429 (15.59%) OO
10 336 (12.21%) Deep Learning
11 333 (12.10%) Statistics
12 323 (11.74%) Multithreading
13 295 (10.72%) Physics
14 260 (9.45%) TDD
15 258 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
16 239 (8.68%) Computer Vision
17 237 (8.61%) Low Latency
17 237 (8.61%) Scrum
18 230 (8.36%) Test Automation
19 229 (8.32%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,344 (48.84%) Python
2 1,104 (40.12%) Java
3 969 (35.21%) C++
4 774 (28.13%) SQL
5 631 (22.93%) C#
6 520 (18.90%) C
7 397 (14.43%) JavaScript
8 375 (13.63%) R
9 269 (9.77%) MATLAB
10 265 (9.63%) Scala
11 95 (3.45%) Java 8
12 88 (3.20%) PHP
13 85 (3.09%) Embedded C
14 72 (2.62%) Perl
15 66 (2.40%) Embedded C++
16 64 (2.33%) Ruby
17 58 (2.11%) Shell Script
18 43 (1.56%) HiveQL
19 41 (1.49%) Go
20 38 (1.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 879 (31.94%) Degree
2 486 (17.66%) PhD
3 264 (9.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 100 (3.63%) Master's Degree
5 76 (2.76%) Numerate Degree
6 21 (0.76%) Security Cleared
7 16 (0.58%) SC Cleared
8 11 (0.40%) CISM
8 11 (0.40%) CISSP
9 10 (0.36%) SANS
10 9 (0.33%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.25%) CEH
12 5 (0.18%) HNC
12 5 (0.18%) ISEB
13 4 (0.15%) CISA
13 4 (0.15%) Postgraduate
14 3 (0.11%) CFA
14 3 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 2 (0.073%) DBS Check
15 2 (0.073%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (2.94%) QA
2 15 (0.55%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.22%) GCP
4 5 (0.18%) GDPR
4 5 (0.18%) MISRA
5 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.15%) MiFID
6 3 (0.11%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.073%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.073%) FIPS 140-2
7 2 (0.073%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.073%) ISO 26262
7 2 (0.073%) PSD2
7 2 (0.073%) SEPA
8 1 (0.036%) FISMA
8 1 (0.036%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.036%) JTAG
8 1 (0.036%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.036%) Solvency II
System Software
1 87 (3.16%) Docker
2 77 (2.80%) HDFS
3 43 (1.56%) Firmware
4 17 (0.62%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.11%) GridGain
6 3 (0.11%) LXC
7 2 (0.073%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.073%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.073%) Xen
8 1 (0.036%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (1.24%) Kubernetes
2 30 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (0.98%) Ansible
4 22 (0.80%) Terraform
5 18 (0.65%) Puppet
6 11 (0.40%) Oozie
7 10 (0.36%) Grafana
8 8 (0.29%) Prometheus
9 5 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
10 4 (0.15%) Kibana
11 3 (0.11%) logstash
11 3 (0.11%) Nagios
12 2 (0.073%) Ambari
12 2 (0.073%) Cacti
12 2 (0.073%) Capistrano
12 2 (0.073%) Graphite
12 2 (0.073%) Graylog
12 2 (0.073%) Packer
12 2 (0.073%) SELinux
12 2 (0.073%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 118 (4.29%) Oracle
2 116 (4.22%) Google
3 86 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 75 (2.73%) Tableau
5 25 (0.91%) Sybase
6 24 (0.87%) SAP
7 19 (0.69%) MapR
8 18 (0.65%) Bloomberg
8 18 (0.65%) Cloudera
9 16 (0.58%) Altera
9 16 (0.58%) Fidessa
9 16 (0.58%) Hortonworks
9 16 (0.58%) Talend
10 15 (0.55%) Cognizant
10 15 (0.55%) WorldPay
11 14 (0.51%) Xilinx
12 13 (0.47%) Atlassian
12 13 (0.47%) Cognos
13 12 (0.44%) Mapbox
14 10 (0.36%) IBM