Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 184 191
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7 +21
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 1484 1397 1635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.98% 1.84% 1.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.01% 4.00% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1062 1221 1386
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.70% +10.66%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £112,500 £96,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 36986 34909 42701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.29% 46.04% 47.90%
Number of salaries quoted 26528 29627 35055
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.64%
10th Percentile £34,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in London

Algorithms
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Algorithms in London

Algorithms
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Algorithms in London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +7 299 £70,000 +7.69% 41
West London +37 38 £62,500 - 11
East London +8 29 £75,000 -11.76% 3
South London +12 23 £35,000 -36.36% 3
North London +18 11 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Algorithms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 639 (43.06%) Python
2 610 (41.11%) Finance
3 559 (37.67%) Java
4 549 (36.99%) Computer Science
5 526 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
6 485 (32.68%) Machine Learning
7 476 (32.08%) Data Structures
8 452 (30.46%) SQL
9 410 (27.63%) Degree
10 384 (25.88%) C++
11 314 (21.16%) Analytics
12 295 (19.88%) Software Engineering
13 282 (19.00%) Banking
14 273 (18.40%) Big Data
15 266 (17.92%) Mathematics
16 264 (17.79%) JavaScript
17 262 (17.65%) OO
18 257 (17.32%) Apache Spark
19 252 (16.98%) C#
20 233 (15.70%) Multithreading
21 223 (15.03%) Linux
22 221 (14.89%) Unix
23 216 (14.56%) TDD
24 213 (14.35%) Scrum
25 212 (14.29%) Investment Banking
26 204 (13.75%) OOD
26 204 (13.75%) R
27 201 (13.54%) Asset Management
28 200 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
29 197 (13.27%) PhD

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
1 257 (17.32%) Apache Spark
2 86 (5.80%) Apache
3 69 (4.65%) Tomcat
4 58 (3.91%) SAS
5 52 (3.50%) JBoss
6 37 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
7 28 (1.89%) Apache Solr
8 23 (1.55%) Apache Pig
9 9 (0.61%) nginx
9 9 (0.61%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.54%) IPython
11 7 (0.47%) ArcGIS
11 7 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.27%) CMS
12 4 (0.27%) Confluence
12 4 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.20%) Jupyter
13 3 (0.20%) WordPress
14 2 (0.13%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.13%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.74%) SPSS
3 10 (0.67%) Chatbot
4 9 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.13%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.067%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.067%) Mathcad
9 1 (0.067%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 15 (1.01%) MetaTrader
2 5 (0.34%) SAP CAR
2 5 (0.34%) SAP POS DM
2 5 (0.34%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.067%) Capstone
3 1 (0.067%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.067%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 158 (10.65%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (2.43%) SaaS
3 27 (1.82%) GitHub
4 23 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.88%) Amazon S3
6 11 (0.74%) Google Analytics
6 11 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.47%) OpenShift
8 6 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (0.34%) PaaS
10 3 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.20%) npm
10 3 (0.20%) Serverless
10 3 (0.20%) Slack
11 2 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.13%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.13%) Google Play
11 2 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 91 (6.13%) TCP/IP
2 88 (5.93%) HTTP
3 67 (4.51%) SSL
4 25 (1.68%) Internet
5 16 (1.08%) InfiniBand
6 11 (0.74%) Skype
7 10 (0.67%) Firewall
7 10 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (0.67%) VoIP
8 6 (0.40%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.34%) Network Security
10 4 (0.27%) DAB
11 3 (0.20%) AMQP
11 3 (0.20%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.20%) IPFIX
12 2 (0.13%) DVB
12 2 (0.13%) FIX Connectivity
12 2 (0.13%) SSH
12 2 (0.13%) Wireless
13 1 (0.067%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (18.40%) Big Data
2 182 (12.26%) Hadoop
2 182 (12.26%) Relational Database
3 176 (11.86%) NoSQL
4 135 (9.10%) SQL Server
5 108 (7.28%) Apache Cassandra
6 94 (6.33%) Data Mining
7 92 (6.20%) MongoDB
8 76 (5.12%) MySQL
8 76 (5.12%) Redis
9 66 (4.45%) Data Warehouse
10 64 (4.31%) Neo4j
11 63 (4.25%) Oracle Database
12 52 (3.50%) RDBMS
13 47 (3.17%) Apache Hive
14 41 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
15 33 (2.22%) Text Mining
16 30 (2.02%) KDB
17 29 (1.95%) HBase
18 28 (1.89%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 150 (10.11%) Git (software)
2 93 (6.27%) JUnit
3 84 (5.66%) Subversion
4 82 (5.53%) Maven
5 78 (5.26%) JIRA
6 59 (3.98%) TeamCity
7 54 (3.64%) Jenkins
8 52 (3.50%) Ant
9 50 (3.37%) Mercurial
10 44 (2.96%) Hudson
11 43 (2.90%) EasyMock
12 41 (2.76%) jMock
13 26 (1.75%) Visual Studio
14 22 (1.48%) Mockito
15 19 (1.28%) Jasmine
16 16 (1.08%) GoogleTest
16 16 (1.08%) gulp
16 16 (1.08%) MSTest
17 14 (0.94%) Gradle
18 13 (0.88%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 610 (41.11%) Finance
2 282 (19.00%) Banking
3 212 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 185 (12.47%) Retail Banking
5 114 (7.68%) Games
6 107 (7.21%) Marketing
7 86 (5.80%) Front Office
8 69 (4.65%) Retail
9 55 (3.71%) Telecoms
10 37 (2.49%) Financial Institution
11 27 (1.82%) Electronics
12 26 (1.75%) Manufacturing
13 23 (1.55%) Legal
14 15 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.81%) Back Office
16 9 (0.61%) Advertising
17 8 (0.54%) Automotive
17 8 (0.54%) Law
17 8 (0.54%) Publishing
18 3 (0.20%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 594 (40.03%) Developer
2 245 (16.51%) Data Scientist
3 203 (13.68%) Java Developer
4 153 (10.31%) Software Engineer
5 118 (7.95%) Architect
6 93 (6.27%) C++ Developer
7 91 (6.13%) Software Developer
8 88 (5.93%) Python Developer
9 83 (5.59%) C# Developer
10 77 (5.19%) Senior Developer
11 56 (3.77%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 56 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
12 55 (3.71%) E-Commerce Developer
12 55 (3.71%) Technical Architect
13 53 (3.57%) Java Engineer
14 52 (3.50%) Java Software Developer
15 51 (3.44%) Senior Data Scientist
16 49 (3.30%) Technical Solutions Architect
17 47 (3.17%) Java E-Commerce Developer
18 45 (3.03%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (11.25%) Web Services
2 139 (9.37%) Natural Language Processing
3 131 (8.83%) HTML
4 127 (8.56%) .NET
5 108 (7.28%) Spring
6 104 (7.01%) REST
7 103 (6.94%) CSS
8 94 (6.33%) Kafka
9 91 (6.13%) XML
10 88 (5.93%) RESTful
11 78 (5.26%) JSON
12 75 (5.05%) Hibernate
13 70 (4.72%) SOAP
14 65 (4.38%) AngularJS
15 61 (4.11%) TensorFlow
16 59 (3.98%) Akka
17 58 (3.91%) HTML5
18 51 (3.44%) React
19 49 (3.30%) Node.js
20 46 (3.10%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 549 (36.99%) Computer Science
2 476 (32.08%) Data Structures
3 200 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
4 112 (7.55%) User Experience
5 95 (6.40%) Fintech
6 82 (5.53%) Hedge funds
7 74 (4.99%) Management Information System
8 73 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
8 73 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
9 65 (4.38%) Linux Command Line
10 61 (4.11%) Equities
11 54 (3.64%) Fixed Income
12 46 (3.10%) Derivative
12 46 (3.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 44 (2.96%) Reference Data
14 32 (2.16%) Mobile App
15 21 (1.42%) Clustering
16 18 (1.21%) Robotics
17 17 (1.15%) Client/Server
18 15 (1.01%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 223 (15.03%) Linux
2 221 (14.89%) Unix
3 110 (7.41%) Windows
4 37 (2.49%) Android
4 37 (2.49%) Apple iOS
5 9 (0.61%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.20%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.13%) Solaris
7 2 (0.13%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.067%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.067%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 526 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
2 485 (32.68%) Machine Learning
3 314 (21.16%) Analytics
4 295 (19.88%) Software Engineering
5 266 (17.92%) Mathematics
6 262 (17.65%) OO
7 233 (15.70%) Multithreading
8 216 (14.56%) TDD
9 213 (14.35%) Scrum
10 204 (13.75%) OOD
11 201 (13.54%) Asset Management
12 186 (12.53%) Wealth Management
13 170 (11.46%) E-Commerce
14 157 (10.58%) Kanban
15 141 (9.50%) Open Source
16 140 (9.43%) Statistics
17 133 (8.96%) Low Latency
18 131 (8.83%) Continuous Integration
19 122 (8.22%) Deep Learning
20 118 (7.95%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 639 (43.06%) Python
2 559 (37.67%) Java
3 452 (30.46%) SQL
4 384 (25.88%) C++
5 264 (17.79%) JavaScript
6 252 (16.98%) C#
7 204 (13.75%) R
8 184 (12.40%) Scala
9 112 (7.55%) C
10 88 (5.93%) Perl
11 76 (5.12%) MATLAB
12 53 (3.57%) Ruby
13 46 (3.10%) F#
14 45 (3.03%) Groovy
15 35 (2.36%) Shell Script
16 33 (2.22%) PHP
17 26 (1.75%) Go
18 22 (1.48%) T-SQL
19 20 (1.35%) Objective-C
20 19 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 410 (27.63%) Degree
2 197 (13.27%) PhD
3 158 (10.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 94 (6.33%) Master's Degree
5 39 (2.63%) Numerate Degree
6 12 (0.81%) CISSP
7 10 (0.67%) CEH
7 10 (0.67%) CISA
7 10 (0.67%) CISM
7 10 (0.67%) SANS
8 8 (0.54%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.13%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.067%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.067%) MBA
11 1 (0.067%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.067%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.067%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (8.15%) QA
2 8 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.20%) MiFID
4 2 (0.13%) GCP
4 2 (0.13%) GDPR
5 1 (0.067%) COBIT
5 1 (0.067%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 45 (3.03%) Docker
2 21 (1.42%) HDFS
3 19 (1.28%) Apache Flume
4 9 (0.61%) Varnish
5 6 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.13%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.13%) GridGain
6 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.067%) etcd
7 1 (0.067%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.067%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (1.75%) Ansible
2 22 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (0.94%) Hadoop YARN
4 12 (0.81%) Kubernetes
5 11 (0.74%) Puppet
6 9 (0.61%) Kibana
7 6 (0.40%) Mesos
8 4 (0.27%) Terraform
9 2 (0.13%) logstash
9 2 (0.13%) Nagios
9 2 (0.13%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.067%) Grafana
10 1 (0.067%) Salt
10 1 (0.067%) StatsD
Vendors
1 153 (10.31%) Oracle
2 68 (4.58%) Google
3 56 (3.77%) Murex
4 47 (3.17%) Tableau
5 44 (2.96%) GoldenSource
6 41 (2.76%) CA Agile Central
6 41 (2.76%) Perforce
6 41 (2.76%) Sybase
7 34 (2.29%) SAP
8 27 (1.82%) Microsoft
9 15 (1.01%) TIBCO
10 10 (0.67%) MicroStrategy
11 9 (0.61%) IBM
11 9 (0.61%) New Relic
11 9 (0.61%) Teradata
12 7 (0.47%) Bloomberg
12 7 (0.47%) Cloudera
13 6 (0.40%) Apple
13 6 (0.40%) ESRI
13 6 (0.40%) Fidessa