Period
to 17 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithms over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 107 128
Rank change year-on-year +14 +21 +4
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 12 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.08% 0.66% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.88% 1.71% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 6
Kent median annual salary £32,000 £50,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.00% -2.44% +28.13%
10th Percentile £22,000 £27,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £36,200 £55,500 £71,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +25.00%

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 Kent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 417 525 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 37.67% 38.66% 39.67%
Number of salaries quoted 343 449 661
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,000 £23,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Algorithms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in Kent

Algorithms
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Algorithms in Kent.

Salary trend for Algorithms in Kent

Algorithms
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithms within the Kent region over the 6 months to 17 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
Chatham - 8 - - 1
Dartford -3 2 £32,250 -37.07%
Maidstone +3 1 £21,000 +7.69%
Algorithms
South East

For the 6 months to 17 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 Kent region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 8 (66.67%) Workflow
1 8 (66.67%) Games
1 8 (66.67%) C++
1 8 (66.67%) Simulink
1 8 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 8 (66.67%) Physics
1 8 (66.67%) Performance Optimisation
1 8 (66.67%) Mathematical Modelling
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) OOP
3 2 (16.67%) XHTML
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data
4 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (8.33%) Microservices
4 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Symfony
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax

Algorithms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 8 (66.67%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Programmer
2 2 (16.67%) PHP Programmer
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) ICT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Junior DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) HTML5
1 2 (16.67%) jQuery
1 2 (16.67%) XHTML
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) LAMP
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Mathematical Modelling
1 8 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 8 (66.67%) Performance Optimisation
1 8 (66.67%) Physics
1 8 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Microservices
3 1 (8.33%) Personalization
3 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CISA
2 1 (8.33%) CISM
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP