Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 220 267
Rank change year-on-year +15 +47 +19
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 2,673 2,708 2,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.75% 1.66% 1.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.96% 3.69% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2,122 2,023 2,089
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,660 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 67,456 73,448 76,920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.28% 44.90% 42.69%
Number of salaries quoted 52,552 55,519 63,797
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +39 1,548 £68,000 +4.62% 302
South East +51 486 £52,500 +6.06% 103
East of England -54 264 £55,000 +4.76% 87
South West +39 177 £42,500 -22.73% 52
North of England -32 118 £52,500 -12.50% 32
North West -27 79 £51,000 -15.00% 18
Midlands -23 71 £40,000 +14.29% 28
West Midlands +9 53 £40,000 +6.67% 20
Yorkshire -33 20 £48,750 -18.75% 8
North East -1 19 £52,500 +50.00% 6
East Midlands -42 18 £39,000 +34.48% 8
Algorithms
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1,298 (48.56%) Python
2 1,109 (41.49%) Java
3 960 (35.91%) Machine Learning
4 944 (35.32%) C++
5 817 (30.56%) Data Structures
6 806 (30.15%) Computer Science
7 805 (30.12%) Degree
8 795 (29.74%) Software Engineering
9 749 (28.02%) SQL
10 735 (27.50%) Mathematics
11 707 (26.45%) C#
12 704 (26.34%) Finance
13 661 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
14 597 (22.33%) Data Science
15 515 (19.27%) Analytics
16 508 (19.00%) Big Data
17 495 (18.52%) Artificial Intelligence
18 462 (17.28%) PhD
19 451 (16.87%) Problem-Solving
20 440 (16.46%) C
21 405 (15.15%) JavaScript
22 377 (14.10%) OO
23 370 (13.84%) Deep Learning
24 364 (13.62%) R
25 350 (13.09%) Statistics
26 337 (12.61%) Multithreading
27 332 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
28 330 (12.35%) Linux
29 311 (11.63%) Git (software)
30 301 (11.26%) Physics

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
1 291 (10.89%) Apache Spark
2 96 (3.59%) Apache
3 69 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
4 62 (2.32%) SAS
5 35 (1.31%) Apache Pig
6 27 (1.01%) Tomcat
7 22 (0.82%) Confluence
8 14 (0.52%) nginx
9 13 (0.49%) WebSphere
10 10 (0.37%) IIS
11 9 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
11 9 (0.34%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.26%) Ethereum
12 7 (0.26%) IPython
12 7 (0.26%) Luigi
13 6 (0.22%) GemFire
13 6 (0.22%) Tornado
14 5 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
15 4 (0.15%) DNN
15 4 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 42 (1.57%) Chatbot
2 37 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (1.08%) GNU Octave
4 23 (0.86%) Simulink
5 21 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (0.30%) SPSS
7 7 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.22%) GIMP
9 2 (0.075%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (0.075%) Snapchat
9 2 (0.075%) Stateflow
10 1 (0.037%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.037%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 13 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.22%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.15%) Ripple
4 3 (0.11%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.11%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.11%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.075%) Misys Midas
5 2 (0.075%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.037%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.037%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 276 (10.33%) Amazon AWS
2 157 (5.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (2.10%) GitHub
4 47 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 32 (1.20%) Google Analytics
6 30 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
7 29 (1.08%) SaaS
8 27 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
9 24 (0.90%) Amazon S3
10 23 (0.86%) Serverless
11 21 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
12 19 (0.71%) Amazon EMR
12 19 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
13 12 (0.45%) PaaS
14 9 (0.34%) CloudFront
14 9 (0.34%) IaaS
15 8 (0.30%) Dialogflow
15 8 (0.30%) Trello
16 7 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
16 7 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.35%) Internet
2 27 (1.01%) TCP/IP
3 25 (0.94%) HTTP
4 14 (0.52%) Firewall
4 14 (0.52%) Wireless
5 10 (0.37%) Bluetooth
5 10 (0.37%) NFC
6 9 (0.34%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
7 8 (0.30%) Network Security
7 8 (0.30%) VoIP
8 7 (0.26%) ATM
8 7 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (0.19%) IPsec
10 4 (0.15%) Broadband
10 4 (0.15%) MQTT
10 4 (0.15%) SSL
11 3 (0.11%) AMQP
11 3 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.075%) DAB
12 2 (0.075%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 508 (19.00%) Big Data
2 291 (10.89%) Hadoop
3 276 (10.33%) NoSQL
4 232 (8.68%) SQL Server
5 167 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 163 (6.10%) MongoDB
7 147 (5.50%) Apache Hive
8 117 (4.38%) MySQL
9 110 (4.12%) Data Mining
10 105 (3.93%) Apache Cassandra
11 94 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
12 82 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
13 74 (2.77%) Blockchain
14 71 (2.66%) RDBMS
15 58 (2.17%) Power BI
16 51 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 42 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 40 (1.50%) Amazon Redshift
18 40 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 34 (1.27%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 311 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 140 (5.24%) Subversion
3 122 (4.56%) Jenkins
4 86 (3.22%) Maven
5 85 (3.18%) JIRA
5 85 (3.18%) Visual Studio
6 76 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 42 (1.57%) Gradle
7 42 (1.57%) JUnit
8 41 (1.53%) Mercurial
9 39 (1.46%) Selenium
10 29 (1.08%) Eclipse
11 23 (0.86%) CMake
11 23 (0.86%) NUnit
12 20 (0.75%) CruiseControl
13 15 (0.56%) Jasmine
14 14 (0.52%) Cucumber
14 14 (0.52%) IntelliJ
15 13 (0.49%) Bitbucket
15 13 (0.49%) Ranorex
General
1 704 (26.34%) Finance
2 252 (9.43%) Banking
3 165 (6.17%) Investment Banking
4 164 (6.14%) Games
5 161 (6.02%) Front Office
6 157 (5.87%) Financial Institution
7 129 (4.83%) Telecoms
8 118 (4.41%) Retail
9 107 (4.00%) Marketing
10 95 (3.55%) Electronics
11 69 (2.58%) Manufacturing
12 52 (1.95%) Automotive
13 37 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 32 (1.20%) Publishing
15 24 (0.90%) Advertising
16 19 (0.71%) Law
17 11 (0.41%) Military
18 10 (0.37%) Aerospace
19 9 (0.34%) German Language
20 8 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1,107 (41.41%) Developer
2 389 (14.55%) Software Engineer
3 368 (13.77%) Data Scientist
4 353 (13.21%) Java Developer
5 193 (7.22%) Python Developer
6 179 (6.70%) Software Developer
7 167 (6.25%) C# Developer
8 148 (5.54%) C++ Developer
9 139 (5.20%) Senior Developer
10 123 (4.60%) Graduate
11 120 (4.49%) Senior Data Scientist
12 116 (4.34%) Data Engineer
13 115 (4.30%) Machine Learning Engineer
14 92 (3.44%) Python Engineer
15 91 (3.40%) Senior Software Engineer
16 88 (3.29%) Analyst
17 85 (3.18%) Graduate Developer
18 76 (2.84%) C++ Software Engineer
19 72 (2.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
20 69 (2.58%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (10.77%) .NET
2 252 (9.43%) Natural Language Processing
3 250 (9.35%) TensorFlow
4 196 (7.33%) Web Services
5 171 (6.40%) RESTful
6 170 (6.36%) AngularJS
7 161 (6.02%) HTML
8 147 (5.50%) CSS
9 143 (5.35%) Kafka
10 123 (4.60%) React
11 101 (3.78%) Spring
12 93 (3.48%) HTML5
13 89 (3.33%) Node.js
14 83 (3.11%) ASP.NET
15 82 (3.07%) REST
16 80 (2.99%) Pandas
17 70 (2.62%) NumPy
18 67 (2.51%) .NET Framework
19 66 (2.47%) WPF
20 64 (2.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 817 (30.56%) Data Structures
2 806 (30.15%) Computer Science
3 332 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
4 154 (5.76%) Fintech
5 130 (4.86%) Hedge funds
6 123 (4.60%) Cyberthreat
7 118 (4.41%) Equities
8 96 (3.59%) Greenfield Project
9 92 (3.44%) User Experience
10 89 (3.33%) Derivative
10 89 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
11 81 (3.03%) Fixed Income
12 63 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 57 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
14 50 (1.87%) CUDA
15 48 (1.80%) Robotics
16 40 (1.50%) Mobile App
17 33 (1.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 32 (1.20%) Life Science
19 31 (1.16%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 330 (12.35%) Linux
2 124 (4.64%) Windows
3 122 (4.56%) Unix
4 37 (1.38%) Android
5 29 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
6 27 (1.01%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.41%) Robot Operating System
8 9 (0.34%) FreeRTOS
9 8 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.22%) CoreOS
11 5 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
11 5 (0.19%) CentOS
12 4 (0.15%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.11%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.11%) Windows Server
14 2 (0.075%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.075%) Solaris
15 1 (0.037%) DC/OS
15 1 (0.037%) Debian
15 1 (0.037%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 960 (35.91%) Machine Learning
2 795 (29.74%) Software Engineering
3 735 (27.50%) Mathematics
4 661 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
5 597 (22.33%) Data Science
6 515 (19.27%) Analytics
7 495 (18.52%) Artificial Intelligence
8 451 (16.87%) Problem-Solving
9 377 (14.10%) OO
10 370 (13.84%) Deep Learning
11 350 (13.09%) Statistics
12 337 (12.61%) Multithreading
13 301 (11.26%) Physics
14 249 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
15 244 (9.13%) Visualisation
16 240 (8.98%) Test Automation
17 227 (8.49%) TDD
18 220 (8.23%) Data Analysis
19 213 (7.97%) Scrum
20 205 (7.67%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1,298 (48.56%) Python
2 1,109 (41.49%) Java
3 944 (35.32%) C++
4 749 (28.02%) SQL
5 707 (26.45%) C#
6 440 (16.46%) C
7 405 (15.15%) JavaScript
8 364 (13.62%) R
9 223 (8.34%) Scala
10 160 (5.99%) MATLAB
11 103 (3.85%) Java 8
12 85 (3.18%) PHP
13 73 (2.73%) Go
14 52 (1.95%) F#
14 52 (1.95%) Ruby
15 51 (1.91%) Embedded C
16 50 (1.87%) Perl
17 44 (1.65%) Kotlin
18 43 (1.61%) Haskell
19 41 (1.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 805 (30.12%) Degree
2 462 (17.28%) PhD
3 230 (8.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 121 (4.53%) MPhil
5 103 (3.85%) Master's Degree
6 57 (2.13%) Numerate Degree
7 23 (0.86%) Security Cleared
8 18 (0.67%) AWS Certification
8 18 (0.67%) CISM
8 18 (0.67%) CISSP
8 18 (0.67%) SC Cleared
9 17 (0.64%) SANS
10 11 (0.41%) CISA
11 9 (0.34%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.26%) CEH
13 6 (0.22%) CRISC
13 6 (0.22%) GCIA
13 6 (0.22%) GCIH
13 6 (0.22%) GIAC
13 6 (0.22%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (2.43%) QA
2 12 (0.45%) Data Quality
2 12 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.22%) GDPR
5 5 (0.19%) JTAG
6 4 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.15%) FIPS 140-2
6 4 (0.15%) MiFID
7 2 (0.075%) PSD2
8 1 (0.037%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.037%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.037%) Solvency II
System Software
1 102 (3.82%) Docker
2 57 (2.13%) HDFS
3 43 (1.61%) Firmware
4 13 (0.49%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.15%) etcd
7 3 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.075%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (0.037%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.037%) KVM
9 1 (0.037%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 56 (2.10%) Kubernetes
2 35 (1.31%) Terraform
3 28 (1.05%) Hadoop YARN
4 13 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.45%) Ansible
6 10 (0.37%) Oozie
7 7 (0.26%) Packer
7 7 (0.26%) Prometheus
7 7 (0.26%) Puppet
8 4 (0.15%) Grafana
8 4 (0.15%) Mesos
8 4 (0.15%) Nagios
9 3 (0.11%) Kibana
10 2 (0.075%) Ambari
10 2 (0.075%) Icinga
10 2 (0.075%) logstash
10 2 (0.075%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.037%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.037%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.037%) OpenView
Vendors
1 137 (5.13%) Google
2 119 (4.45%) Tableau
3 96 (3.59%) Oracle
4 86 (3.22%) Microsoft
5 73 (2.73%) SAP
6 24 (0.90%) MapR
6 24 (0.90%) Sybase
7 20 (0.75%) Cloudera
8 18 (0.67%) Hortonworks
9 15 (0.56%) Atlassian
9 15 (0.56%) Cognos
9 15 (0.56%) Xilinx
10 12 (0.45%) Cognizant
10 12 (0.45%) Talend
11 10 (0.37%) Atmel
12 9 (0.34%) Altera
13 8 (0.30%) TOWER Software
14 7 (0.26%) Alteryx
14 7 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (0.26%) Zend