Period
to 24 May 2018

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 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > London
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 204 212
Rank change year-on-year +41 +8 +12
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 1,547 1,187 1,407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.23% 1.74% 1.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.62% 3.68% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,237 978 1,244
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £68,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -5.45% +14.58%
10th Percentile £46,250 £37,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £105,750 £98,375
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 33,466 32,213 39,736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.29% 47.13% 48.30%
Number of salaries quoted 26,249 26,186 33,483
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +5.26%

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 May 2018.

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 May 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
Central London 0 266 £72,500 +11.54% 67
West London +67 68 £55,000 +10.00% 31
South London +5 12 £40,000 -29.82% 3
East London -8 8 £55,000 -26.67% 15
North London -5 1 - - 4
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 London region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 801 (51.78%) Python
2 707 (45.70%) Java
3 583 (37.69%) Machine Learning
4 542 (35.04%) Data Structures
5 535 (34.58%) Computer Science
6 533 (34.45%) Finance
7 486 (31.42%) Agile Software Development
8 467 (30.19%) Data Science
9 462 (29.86%) SQL
10 452 (29.22%) Degree
11 382 (24.69%) Analytics
12 378 (24.43%) Big Data
13 356 (23.01%) C++
14 354 (22.88%) Software Engineering
15 339 (21.91%) Mathematics
15 339 (21.91%) Problem-Solving
16 310 (20.04%) Apache Spark
17 287 (18.55%) Linux
18 284 (18.36%) Analytical Skills
19 273 (17.65%) Artificial Intelligence
20 260 (16.81%) OO
21 253 (16.35%) R
22 248 (16.03%) Scala
23 240 (15.51%) C#
24 232 (15.00%) Banking
25 225 (14.54%) PhD
26 224 (14.48%) NoSQL
27 213 (13.77%) JavaScript
28 212 (13.70%) Hadoop
29 206 (13.32%) Amazon AWS

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
1 310 (20.04%) Apache Spark
2 59 (3.81%) Elasticsearch
3 44 (2.84%) Apache
4 38 (2.46%) SAS
5 25 (1.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 25 (1.62%) Tomcat
6 16 (1.03%) Apache Pig
6 16 (1.03%) nginx
7 15 (0.97%) Apache Airflow
8 11 (0.71%) JBoss
9 10 (0.65%) CMS
10 9 (0.58%) Luigi
11 7 (0.45%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.32%) GemFire
12 5 (0.32%) Jupyter
12 5 (0.32%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.32%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.26%) IIS
13 4 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
13 4 (0.26%) Tornado
Applications
1 17 (1.10%) Chatbot
2 10 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.39%) SPSS
4 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.13%) Mathematica
6 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.065%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.065%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.065%) GIMP
7 1 (0.065%) Simulink
7 1 (0.065%) Weka
Business Applications
1 9 (0.58%) RMDS
2 5 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.19%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.13%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.065%) Actimize
5 1 (0.065%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.065%) Oracle AML
5 1 (0.065%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 206 (13.32%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (2.26%) GitHub
4 32 (2.07%) Amazon S3
4 32 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
5 24 (1.55%) Serverless
6 23 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
6 23 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (1.29%) Amazon EMR
9 17 (1.10%) PaaS
10 11 (0.71%) SaaS
11 9 (0.58%) Google Analytics
12 7 (0.45%) Azure Data Factory
13 6 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
13 6 (0.39%) CloudFront
13 6 (0.39%) npm
13 6 (0.39%) Slack
13 6 (0.39%) Trello
14 5 (0.32%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.59%) Internet
2 21 (1.36%) HTTP
3 18 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.78%) DAB
5 9 (0.58%) Multicast
6 8 (0.52%) Firewall
7 5 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (0.32%) VoIP
7 5 (0.32%) Wireless
8 4 (0.26%) FIX Connectivity
8 4 (0.26%) Network Security
9 3 (0.19%) DMZ
9 3 (0.19%) DNS
9 3 (0.19%) DVB
10 2 (0.13%) Broadband
10 2 (0.13%) Skype
10 2 (0.13%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.13%) VPN
11 1 (0.065%) LAN
11 1 (0.065%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 378 (24.43%) Big Data
2 224 (14.48%) NoSQL
3 212 (13.70%) Hadoop
4 109 (7.05%) Apache Cassandra
5 108 (6.98%) MongoDB
6 103 (6.66%) Relational Database
7 101 (6.53%) SQL Server
8 89 (5.75%) Data Mining
9 79 (5.11%) MySQL
10 65 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
11 50 (3.23%) Blockchain
12 47 (3.04%) Apache Hive
13 44 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
13 44 (2.84%) Redis
14 43 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 41 (2.65%) Oracle Database
16 40 (2.59%) RDBMS
17 38 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 30 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 25 (1.62%) HBase
Development Applications
1 123 (7.95%) Git (software)
2 57 (3.68%) Jenkins
3 49 (3.17%) Maven
4 38 (2.46%) Gradle
4 38 (2.46%) JUnit
5 28 (1.81%) JIRA
5 28 (1.81%) Subversion
6 26 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (1.49%) Selenium
8 22 (1.42%) TeamCity
9 20 (1.29%) Mercurial
9 20 (1.29%) Mocha
10 17 (1.10%) Jasmine
11 14 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
11 14 (0.90%) webpack
12 13 (0.84%) Mockito
12 13 (0.84%) NUnit
13 12 (0.78%) gulp
14 11 (0.71%) Protractor
14 11 (0.71%) Sinon.JS
General
1 533 (34.45%) Finance
2 232 (15.00%) Banking
3 164 (10.60%) Investment Banking
4 143 (9.24%) Front Office
5 115 (7.43%) Financial Institution
6 107 (6.92%) Games
7 93 (6.01%) Marketing
8 87 (5.62%) Retail
9 45 (2.91%) Advertising
10 36 (2.33%) Legal
11 33 (2.13%) Telecoms
12 24 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
13 22 (1.42%) Manufacturing
14 17 (1.10%) Electronics
14 17 (1.10%) Law
15 15 (0.97%) Online Betting
16 14 (0.90%) Retail Banking
17 11 (0.71%) Back Office
18 4 (0.26%) Automotive
18 4 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 602 (38.91%) Developer
2 256 (16.55%) Data Scientist
3 224 (14.48%) Java Developer
4 140 (9.05%) Software Engineer
5 107 (6.92%) Data Engineer
6 97 (6.27%) Senior Developer
7 84 (5.43%) Senior Data Scientist
8 72 (4.65%) C# Developer
9 66 (4.27%) Python Developer
10 60 (3.88%) Java Engineer
11 56 (3.62%) SQL Developer
12 52 (3.36%) Machine Learning Engineer
13 51 (3.30%) C++ Developer
14 49 (3.17%) Python Engineer
15 48 (3.10%) .NET Developer
16 42 (2.71%) Architect
17 39 (2.52%) Senior Java Developer
18 38 (2.46%) Senior Software Engineer
19 35 (2.26%) Analyst
19 35 (2.26%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (10.67%) .NET
2 160 (10.34%) Natural Language Processing
3 156 (10.08%) Kafka
4 121 (7.82%) Spring
5 116 (7.50%) AngularJS
6 113 (7.30%) Web Services
7 104 (6.72%) NumPy
8 102 (6.59%) React
9 99 (6.40%) Pandas
10 93 (6.01%) HTML
11 90 (5.82%) RESTful
12 88 (5.69%) REST
13 85 (5.49%) scikit-learn
14 69 (4.46%) CSS
14 69 (4.46%) SciPy
14 69 (4.46%) TensorFlow
15 66 (4.27%) FIX Protocol
16 52 (3.36%) HTML5
17 50 (3.23%) Django
18 47 (3.04%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 542 (35.04%) Data Structures
2 535 (34.58%) Computer Science
3 284 (18.36%) Analytical Skills
4 144 (9.31%) Fintech
5 112 (7.24%) Equities
6 96 (6.21%) Fixed Income
7 90 (5.82%) Greenfield Project
8 86 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
9 75 (4.85%) Hedge funds
10 66 (4.27%) User Experience
11 53 (3.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 49 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
13 44 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
14 39 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
15 33 (2.13%) Derivative
16 25 (1.62%) Online Gambling
17 18 (1.16%) Online Games
18 15 (0.97%) Blog
18 15 (0.97%) Management Information System
18 15 (0.97%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 287 (18.55%) Linux
2 125 (8.08%) Unix
3 30 (1.94%) Windows
4 12 (0.78%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.52%) Android
6 2 (0.13%) AIX
6 2 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.13%) Solaris
6 2 (0.13%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.065%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 583 (37.69%) Machine Learning
2 486 (31.42%) Agile Software Development
3 467 (30.19%) Data Science
4 382 (24.69%) Analytics
5 354 (22.88%) Software Engineering
6 339 (21.91%) Mathematics
6 339 (21.91%) Problem-Solving
7 273 (17.65%) Artificial Intelligence
8 260 (16.81%) OO
9 205 (13.25%) TDD
10 202 (13.06%) Low Latency
11 200 (12.93%) Statistics
12 189 (12.22%) Multithreading
13 148 (9.57%) Microservices
14 147 (9.50%) OOP
15 142 (9.18%) Scrum
16 133 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
17 131 (8.47%) Risk Management
18 128 (8.27%) E-Commerce
18 128 (8.27%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 801 (51.78%) Python
2 707 (45.70%) Java
3 462 (29.86%) SQL
4 356 (23.01%) C++
5 253 (16.35%) R
6 248 (16.03%) Scala
7 240 (15.51%) C#
8 213 (13.77%) JavaScript
9 143 (9.24%) C
10 125 (8.08%) MATLAB
11 81 (5.24%) Java 8
12 68 (4.40%) PHP
13 59 (3.81%) Shell Script
14 58 (3.75%) Perl
15 56 (3.62%) Bash Shell
15 56 (3.62%) Go
16 31 (2.00%) Ruby
17 27 (1.75%) ES6
17 27 (1.75%) F#
18 25 (1.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 452 (29.22%) Degree
2 225 (14.54%) PhD
3 153 (9.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 54 (3.49%) Master's Degree
5 48 (3.10%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (0.39%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.32%) CEH
7 5 (0.32%) CISM
7 5 (0.32%) CISSP
7 5 (0.32%) SANS
8 3 (0.19%) CFA
9 1 (0.065%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (6.27%) QA
2 10 (0.65%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.39%) GCP
4 3 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
4 3 (0.19%) GDPR
5 2 (0.13%) MiFID
6 1 (0.065%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.065%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 86 (5.56%) Docker
2 30 (1.94%) HDFS
3 11 (0.71%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.26%) GridGain
4 4 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.13%) Firmware
6 1 (0.065%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.065%) LXC
Systems Management
1 30 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (1.81%) Kubernetes
3 21 (1.36%) Ansible
4 16 (1.03%) Puppet
5 10 (0.65%) Terraform
6 7 (0.45%) Grafana
6 7 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
6 7 (0.45%) Prometheus
7 6 (0.39%) Mesos
8 5 (0.32%) Oozie
9 3 (0.19%) Cacti
9 3 (0.19%) Nagios
9 3 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.13%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.065%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.065%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 116 (7.50%) Oracle
2 74 (4.78%) Google
3 48 (3.10%) Tableau
4 43 (2.78%) Bloomberg
5 37 (2.39%) Fidessa
5 37 (2.39%) Microsoft
6 20 (1.29%) WorldPay
7 19 (1.23%) Sybase
8 15 (0.97%) IBM
8 15 (0.97%) MapR
9 14 (0.90%) Cloudera
10 13 (0.84%) Hortonworks
10 13 (0.84%) Twitter
11 11 (0.71%) Reuters
11 11 (0.71%) TIBCO
12 10 (0.65%) SAP
13 9 (0.58%) Atlassian
14 7 (0.45%) Cognizant
14 7 (0.45%) New Relic
14 7 (0.45%) Solace