Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > London
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 140 155 158
Rank change year-on-year +15 +3 +43
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 470 1,255 1,544
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.37% 2.25% 2.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.49% 5.43% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 430 1,046 1,234
Median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £68,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29% +4.62%
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £132,500 £115,000 £107,500
England median annual salary £61,250 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -5.77% +8.33% +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 8,568 23,107 29,519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.23% 41.48% 42.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6,936 17,970 22,647
Median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £102,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.48% +2.86% +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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +56 104 £82,500 +3.13% 51
West London +34 19 £52,500 -19.23% 18
North London - 2 £65,000 - 3
South London +48 1 £67,500 +28.57%
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 259 (55.11%) Python
2 203 (43.19%) Java
3 174 (37.02%) Machine Learning
4 173 (36.81%) Computer Science
5 153 (32.55%) Data Science
6 152 (32.34%) Finance
7 150 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
8 144 (30.64%) AWS
9 140 (29.79%) Software Engineering
10 137 (29.15%) Degree
10 137 (29.15%) Data Structures
11 136 (28.94%) Artificial Intelligence
12 131 (27.87%) SQL
13 120 (25.53%) Mathematics
14 110 (23.40%) C++
15 100 (21.28%) C#
16 91 (19.36%) Analytics
17 87 (18.51%) OO
18 84 (17.87%) Azure
19 80 (17.02%) JavaScript
20 79 (16.81%) Apache Spark
21 72 (15.32%) Big Data
22 70 (14.89%) GCP
23 68 (14.47%) NoSQL
23 68 (14.47%) Statistics
24 65 (13.83%) R
25 64 (13.62%) Scala
26 63 (13.40%) Hadoop
27 62 (13.19%) TensorFlow
28 61 (12.98%) Low Latency

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 79 (16.81%) Apache Spark
2 18 (3.83%) Jupyter
3 9 (1.91%) Apache
3 9 (1.91%) SAS
4 8 (1.70%) Apache Airflow
5 3 (0.64%) CMS
5 3 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.43%) Tornado
7 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.21%) nginx
7 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Maya
2 2 (0.43%) Blender
2 2 (0.43%) Windchill
3 1 (0.21%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Magento
1 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.21%) PolarLake
1 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 144 (30.64%) AWS
2 84 (17.87%) Azure
3 70 (14.89%) GCP
4 20 (4.26%) SaaS
5 16 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (3.19%) GitHub
7 12 (2.55%) Amazon S3
7 12 (2.55%) Power Platform
8 10 (2.13%) OpenShift
9 8 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (1.49%) Amazon EMR
10 7 (1.49%) Serverless
11 6 (1.28%) Google Play
12 4 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.85%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
13 3 (0.64%) AdWords
13 3 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.49%) 5G
2 6 (1.28%) HTTP
3 5 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.43%) Parlay
4 2 (0.43%) Skype
5 1 (0.21%) BGP
5 1 (0.21%) DMZ
5 1 (0.21%) Firewall
5 1 (0.21%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (0.21%) FTP
5 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.21%) LAN
5 1 (0.21%) OSPF
5 1 (0.21%) SMTP
5 1 (0.21%) SNMP
5 1 (0.21%) VLAN
5 1 (0.21%) VoIP
5 1 (0.21%) VPN
5 1 (0.21%) WAN
5 1 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (15.32%) Big Data
2 68 (14.47%) NoSQL
3 63 (13.40%) Hadoop
4 35 (7.45%) MongoDB
5 33 (7.02%) SQL Server
6 31 (6.60%) Data Mining
7 27 (5.74%) Relational Database
8 26 (5.53%) Apache Hive
9 20 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (4.04%) Blockchain
11 17 (3.62%) Amazon Redshift
12 14 (2.98%) MySQL
12 14 (2.98%) QlikView
13 12 (2.55%) Power BI
14 11 (2.34%) RDBMS
15 9 (1.91%) Impala
16 7 (1.49%) HBase
17 5 (1.06%) Text Mining
18 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 41 (8.72%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.55%) Moq
2 12 (2.55%) NUnit
3 11 (2.34%) MSTest
4 9 (1.91%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.06%) Subversion
6 4 (0.85%) CircleCI
7 3 (0.64%) Maven
7 3 (0.64%) Redmine
8 2 (0.43%) MLflow
8 2 (0.43%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.43%) Selenium
9 1 (0.21%) ANTLR
9 1 (0.21%) GitLab
9 1 (0.21%) JBehave
9 1 (0.21%) JSUnit
9 1 (0.21%) REST Assured
9 1 (0.21%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Code
9 1 (0.21%) webpack
General
1 152 (32.34%) Finance
2 46 (9.79%) Front Office
3 39 (8.30%) Banking
4 18 (3.83%) Marketing
4 18 (3.83%) Retail
5 12 (2.55%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.34%) Games
7 9 (1.91%) Electronics
7 9 (1.91%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.06%) Advertising
8 5 (1.06%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.85%) Dutch Language
9 4 (0.85%) French Language
9 4 (0.85%) German Language
9 4 (0.85%) Polish Language
10 3 (0.64%) Law
11 2 (0.43%) Back Office
12 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.21%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 184 (39.15%) Developer
2 89 (18.94%) Data Scientist
3 74 (15.74%) Software Engineer
4 59 (12.55%) Java Developer
5 54 (11.49%) Senior Data Scientist
6 48 (10.21%) C# Developer
7 37 (7.87%) C++ Developer
8 33 (7.02%) .NET Developer
9 30 (6.38%) Python Developer
10 28 (5.96%) C# .NET Developer
10 28 (5.96%) Python Engineer
11 27 (5.74%) Machine Learning Engineer
12 26 (5.53%) Junior
13 24 (5.11%) Data Engineer
14 22 (4.68%) Java Developer - Fintech
15 21 (4.47%) Java Engineer
15 21 (4.47%) Senior Developer
16 19 (4.04%) Java Software Engineer
16 19 (4.04%) Junior Developer
17 18 (3.83%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (13.19%) TensorFlow
2 57 (12.13%) .NET
3 48 (10.21%) Kafka
4 46 (9.79%) Natural Language Processing
5 45 (9.57%) Pandas
5 45 (9.57%) REST
5 45 (9.57%) scikit-learn
6 42 (8.94%) NumPy
7 32 (6.81%) PyTorch
8 30 (6.38%) React
9 28 (5.96%) Keras
9 28 (5.96%) Node.js
10 24 (5.11%) AngularJS
11 23 (4.89%) .NET Core
11 23 (4.89%) SciPy
12 20 (4.26%) Spring
13 19 (4.04%) RESTful
14 18 (3.83%) ASP.NET
15 17 (3.62%) JSON
15 17 (3.62%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 137 (29.15%) Data Structures
2 57 (12.13%) Hedge funds
3 52 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (9.36%) Greenfield Project
5 25 (5.32%) User Experience
6 21 (4.47%) Derivative
7 20 (4.26%) Management Information System
8 18 (3.83%) Equities
9 17 (3.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (2.98%) Mobile App
11 13 (2.77%) Self-Motivation
12 10 (2.13%) Blog
12 10 (2.13%) FMCG
13 9 (1.91%) Social Media
14 8 (1.70%) Fixed Income
15 5 (1.06%) Pricing Data
16 4 (0.85%) Data Centre
16 4 (0.85%) Robotics
16 4 (0.85%) Social Network
17 3 (0.64%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 59 (12.55%) Linux
2 20 (4.26%) Android
2 20 (4.26%) Windows
3 17 (3.62%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.13%) Unix
5 3 (0.64%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.21%) CentOS
6 1 (0.21%) Debian
6 1 (0.21%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.21%) SUSE
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (37.02%) Machine Learning
2 173 (36.81%) Computer Science
3 153 (32.55%) Data Science
4 150 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
5 140 (29.79%) Software Engineering
6 136 (28.94%) Artificial Intelligence
7 120 (25.53%) Mathematics
8 91 (19.36%) Analytics
9 87 (18.51%) OO
10 68 (14.47%) Statistics
11 61 (12.98%) Low Latency
12 58 (12.34%) TDD
13 54 (11.49%) Deep Learning
13 54 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
14 53 (11.28%) Visualisation
15 50 (10.64%) Microservices
16 49 (10.43%) Fintech
17 47 (10.00%) Multithreading
18 43 (9.15%) DevOps
19 39 (8.30%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 259 (55.11%) Python
2 203 (43.19%) Java
3 131 (27.87%) SQL
4 110 (23.40%) C++
5 100 (21.28%) C#
6 80 (17.02%) JavaScript
7 65 (13.83%) R
8 64 (13.62%) Scala
9 38 (8.09%) Go
10 24 (5.11%) C
11 17 (3.62%) Java 8
12 13 (2.77%) ES6
13 12 (2.55%) Kotlin
14 11 (2.34%) Haskell
15 10 (2.13%) F#
16 9 (1.91%) Erlang
16 9 (1.91%) MATLAB
16 9 (1.91%) PHP
16 9 (1.91%) Rust
16 9 (1.91%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 137 (29.15%) Degree
2 53 (11.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (10.00%) PhD
4 34 (7.23%) Master's Degree
5 21 (4.47%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.64%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.43%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.43%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.21%) CCIE
8 1 (0.21%) CCNA
8 1 (0.21%) CCNP
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.21%) ISEB
8 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.21%) RHCE
8 1 (0.21%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.62%) QA
2 5 (1.06%) EMIR
3 3 (0.64%) GDPR
3 3 (0.64%) MiFID
4 1 (0.21%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (8.72%) Docker
2 8 (1.70%) Firmware
3 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.21%) BIND 9
3 1 (0.21%) HDFS
3 1 (0.21%) LXC
3 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.21%) zsh
Systems Management
1 53 (11.28%) Kubernetes
2 15 (3.19%) Terraform
3 14 (2.98%) Mesos
4 13 (2.77%) Marathon
5 8 (1.70%) Ansible
6 3 (0.64%) Puppet
7 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.21%) Icinga
8 1 (0.21%) Kibana
8 1 (0.21%) Nagios
8 1 (0.21%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 29 (6.17%) Google
2 27 (5.74%) Tableau
3 26 (5.53%) Microsoft
4 20 (4.26%) Facebook
5 19 (4.04%) Databricks
6 9 (1.91%) Oracle
7 6 (1.28%) Cloudera
7 6 (1.28%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.85%) New Relic
9 3 (0.64%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.64%) Coremetrics
9 3 (0.64%) Crimson Hexagon
9 3 (0.64%) Informatica
9 3 (0.64%) Plumtree
10 2 (0.43%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.43%) ION Trading
10 2 (0.43%) Reuters
11 1 (0.21%) Cisco
11 1 (0.21%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com