Period
to 5 July 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithms over the 6 months to 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > London
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 189 172 166
Rank change year-on-year -17 -6 +51
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 629 1,211 1,613
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.91% 2.05% 2.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.53% 4.99% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 531 1,053 1,285
Median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £120,000 £108,750 £112,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13,873 24,267 30,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 42.21% 41.17% 42.97%
Number of salaries quoted 10,811 19,045 23,846
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £56,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.00% -

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Algorithms as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in London

Algorithms
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Algorithms in London.

Salary trend for Algorithms in London

Algorithms
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Algorithms in London over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Algorithms in London

Algorithms
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithms within the London region over the 6 months to 5 July 2020. 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
Central London +17 128 £70,000 -6.67% 27
West London +16 26 £65,000 +6.12% 7
South London +25 9 £67,500 +12.50% 1
North London - 2 - -
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 354 (56.28%) Python
2 274 (43.56%) Java
3 253 (40.22%) Computer Science
4 224 (35.61%) Data Structures
5 223 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
6 219 (34.82%) Machine Learning
7 200 (31.80%) Software Engineering
8 196 (31.16%) Finance
9 189 (30.05%) SQL
10 178 (28.30%) Data Science
11 163 (25.91%) AWS
12 160 (25.44%) Mathematics
13 153 (24.32%) Degree
14 149 (23.69%) C#
15 144 (22.89%) OO
16 136 (21.62%) Analytics
17 135 (21.46%) Artificial Intelligence
18 133 (21.14%) C++
19 111 (17.65%) JavaScript
20 106 (16.85%) R
21 102 (16.22%) Big Data
22 97 (15.42%) TDD
22 97 (15.42%) Apache Spark
23 91 (14.47%) Statistics
24 88 (13.99%) Hedge funds
25 84 (13.35%) Microservices
26 82 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
27 81 (12.88%) Hadoop
28 78 (12.40%) .NET
29 75 (11.92%) Fintech

Algorithms
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 97 (15.42%) Apache Spark
2 35 (5.56%) Jupyter
3 19 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (2.23%) Apache Airflow
5 13 (2.07%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.43%) Confluence
7 8 (1.27%) Apache
7 8 (1.27%) SAS
8 6 (0.95%) Tornado
9 4 (0.64%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.48%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.48%) CMS
11 2 (0.32%) JBoss
11 2 (0.32%) Luigi
12 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.16%) Ethereum
12 1 (0.16%) Hyperledger
12 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.16%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (0.48%) SPSS
1 3 (0.48%) Windchill
2 2 (0.32%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.79%) SAP CRM
1 5 (0.79%) SAP ERP
1 5 (0.79%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.32%) Tesseract
3 1 (0.16%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 163 (25.91%) AWS
2 74 (11.76%) Azure
3 70 (11.13%) GCP
4 28 (4.45%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (2.70%) Amazon S3
6 14 (2.23%) GitHub
7 10 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (1.59%) Power Platform
8 9 (1.43%) Amazon EMR
9 8 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (1.27%) Serverless
10 6 (0.95%) SaaS
11 5 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.64%) Amazon ECS
12 4 (0.64%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (0.64%) Datadog
13 3 (0.48%) AdWords
13 3 (0.48%) Amazon EKS
13 3 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.11%) Internet
2 5 (0.79%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.64%) HTTP
4 3 (0.48%) FIX Connectivity
4 3 (0.48%) FTP
5 2 (0.32%) 5G
5 2 (0.32%) Skype
6 1 (0.16%) BGP
6 1 (0.16%) DMZ
6 1 (0.16%) Firewall
6 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.16%) Multicast
6 1 (0.16%) OSPF
6 1 (0.16%) SMTP
6 1 (0.16%) SNMP
6 1 (0.16%) SSH
6 1 (0.16%) SSL
6 1 (0.16%) VLAN
6 1 (0.16%) VoIP
6 1 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (16.22%) Big Data
2 81 (12.88%) Hadoop
3 69 (10.97%) NoSQL
4 66 (10.49%) Relational Database
5 42 (6.68%) MongoDB
6 41 (6.52%) SQL Server
7 35 (5.56%) Data Mining
8 34 (5.41%) Apache Hive
9 32 (5.09%) MySQL
10 30 (4.77%) Redis
11 26 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (3.50%) HBase
13 21 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (2.38%) Blockchain
15 14 (2.23%) Amazon Redshift
15 14 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (1.75%) Impala
17 10 (1.59%) Power BI
17 10 (1.59%) RDBMS
18 9 (1.43%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 57 (9.06%) Git (software)
2 20 (3.18%) Jenkins
3 14 (2.23%) NUnit
4 13 (2.07%) Selenium
5 12 (1.91%) Jasmine
5 12 (1.91%) Moq
6 11 (1.75%) JIRA
6 11 (1.75%) MSTest
7 10 (1.59%) Maven
8 6 (0.95%) Subversion
9 5 (0.79%) Gradle
9 5 (0.79%) IBM UrbanCode
9 5 (0.79%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (0.79%) Mocha
9 5 (0.79%) Protractor
9 5 (0.79%) Sinon.JS
10 4 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.48%) Rational Rhapsody
11 3 (0.48%) Redmine
11 3 (0.48%) TeamCity
General
1 196 (31.16%) Finance
2 74 (11.76%) Front Office
3 42 (6.68%) Games
4 38 (6.04%) Banking
5 36 (5.72%) Marketing
6 29 (4.61%) Retail
7 13 (2.07%) Investment Banking
7 13 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.79%) Advertising
8 5 (0.79%) Back Office
9 4 (0.64%) Military
10 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.48%) Law
10 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.32%) Electronics
12 1 (0.16%) Automotive
12 1 (0.16%) French Language
12 1 (0.16%) Greek Language
12 1 (0.16%) Legal
12 1 (0.16%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 306 (48.65%) Developer
2 125 (19.87%) Java Developer
3 111 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 103 (16.38%) Data Scientist
5 76 (12.08%) Software Engineer
6 71 (11.29%) Python Developer
7 57 (9.06%) Senior Data Scientist
8 56 (8.90%) Junior
9 52 (8.27%) Junior Developer
10 47 (7.47%) C++ Developer
11 44 (7.00%) Graduate
12 43 (6.84%) Graduate Developer
12 43 (6.84%) Junior Python Developer
13 42 (6.68%) Java Developer - Fintech
13 42 (6.68%) Junior C# Developer
14 40 (6.36%) C++/Java Developer
14 40 (6.36%) Graduate C++ Developer
14 40 (6.36%) Junior C++ Developer
14 40 (6.36%) Junior Java Developer
15 39 (6.20%) Graduate C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (12.40%) .NET
2 69 (10.97%) React
3 68 (10.81%) AngularJS
4 56 (8.90%) NumPy
5 54 (8.59%) Pandas
6 49 (7.79%) Node.js
7 47 (7.47%) REST
8 42 (6.68%) Kafka
8 42 (6.68%) Natural Language Processing
8 42 (6.68%) scikit-learn
8 42 (6.68%) TensorFlow
9 38 (6.04%) SciPy
10 32 (5.09%) Web Services
11 31 (4.93%) .NET Core
12 27 (4.29%) RESTful
13 25 (3.97%) ASP.NET
13 25 (3.97%) Flask
14 24 (3.82%) Spring
15 20 (3.18%) Android SDK
16 19 (3.02%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 224 (35.61%) Data Structures
2 88 (13.99%) Hedge funds
3 71 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (11.29%) Derivative
4 70 (11.13%) User Experience
5 48 (7.63%) Greenfield Project
6 37 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 24 (3.82%) Equities
8 23 (3.66%) Fixed Income
9 22 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
10 17 (2.70%) Equity Derivative
11 14 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
13 12 (1.91%) Pricing Data
14 11 (1.75%) Management Information System
15 10 (1.59%) Blog
15 10 (1.59%) Credit Risk
16 7 (1.11%) Cloud Native
17 6 (0.95%) Robotics
17 6 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 64 (10.17%) Linux
2 25 (3.97%) Unix
3 21 (3.34%) Android
4 15 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 15 (2.38%) Windows
5 3 (0.48%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.32%) Solaris
7 1 (0.16%) CentOS
7 1 (0.16%) Debian
7 1 (0.16%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.16%) SUSE
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (40.22%) Computer Science
2 223 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
3 219 (34.82%) Machine Learning
4 200 (31.80%) Software Engineering
5 178 (28.30%) Data Science
6 160 (25.44%) Mathematics
7 144 (22.89%) OO
8 136 (21.62%) Analytics
9 135 (21.46%) Artificial Intelligence
10 97 (15.42%) TDD
11 91 (14.47%) Statistics
12 84 (13.35%) Microservices
13 82 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
14 75 (11.92%) Fintech
15 74 (11.76%) Physics
16 66 (10.49%) Multithreading
17 62 (9.86%) Deep Learning
18 56 (8.90%) Data Analysis
18 56 (8.90%) Visualisation
19 55 (8.74%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 354 (56.28%) Python
2 274 (43.56%) Java
3 189 (30.05%) SQL
4 149 (23.69%) C#
5 133 (21.14%) C++
6 111 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 106 (16.85%) R
8 58 (9.22%) Scala
9 47 (7.47%) C
10 37 (5.88%) F#
11 29 (4.61%) Java 8
12 21 (3.34%) TypeScript
13 20 (3.18%) Haskell
14 16 (2.54%) Erlang
14 16 (2.54%) Perl
15 15 (2.38%) Bash Shell
15 15 (2.38%) Kotlin
15 15 (2.38%) PHP
16 14 (2.23%) Go
17 10 (1.59%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 153 (24.32%) Degree
2 58 (9.22%) PhD
3 55 (8.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 28 (4.45%) Master's Degree
5 26 (4.13%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (1.11%) Security Cleared
7 6 (0.95%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.32%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.32%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.16%) CCIE
9 1 (0.16%) CCNA
9 1 (0.16%) CCNP
9 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.16%) RHCE
9 1 (0.16%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.38%) QA
2 3 (0.48%) GDPR
3 2 (0.32%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) MiFID
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (10.65%) Docker
2 8 (1.27%) HDFS
3 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.16%) BIND 9
3 1 (0.16%) LXC
3 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.16%) zsh
Systems Management
1 55 (8.74%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.59%) Ansible
2 10 (1.59%) Terraform
3 9 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.11%) Puppet
5 4 (0.64%) Kibana
6 3 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.48%) Marathon
6 3 (0.48%) Mesos
6 3 (0.48%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.32%) Grafana
7 2 (0.32%) Kubeflow
7 2 (0.32%) Oozie
8 1 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.16%) Icinga
8 1 (0.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (4.45%) Google
2 25 (3.97%) Oracle
3 22 (3.50%) Microsoft
4 20 (3.18%) Tableau
5 11 (1.75%) Databricks
6 10 (1.59%) Facebook
7 5 (0.79%) SAP
8 4 (0.64%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.48%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.48%) Cognizant
9 3 (0.48%) Coremetrics
9 3 (0.48%) Crimson Hexagon
9 3 (0.48%) Informatica
9 3 (0.48%) Plumtree
10 2 (0.32%) Alias
10 2 (0.32%) ION Trading
10 2 (0.32%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.32%) Murex
10 2 (0.32%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.32%) Salesforce.com