Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > London
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 207 227
Rank change year-on-year +44 +20 -11
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 1,582 1,282 1,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.23% 1.75% 1.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.59% 3.60% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,212 992 1,118
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £45,100 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £100,000
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 34,476 35,590 39,904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.65% 48.55% 48.06%
Number of salaries quoted 26,650 27,044 33,684
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -9 286 £72,500 +11.54% 88
West London +76 86 £55,000 -8.33% 32
South London +8 16 £40,000 +33.33%
East London -13 11 £57,500 -23.33% 12
North London -12 1 £65,000 +4.00% 2
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 791 (50.00%) Python
2 711 (44.94%) Java
3 591 (37.36%) Computer Science
4 580 (36.66%) Data Structures
5 577 (36.47%) Machine Learning
6 560 (35.40%) Finance
7 510 (32.24%) Degree
8 487 (30.78%) SQL
9 464 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
10 441 (27.88%) Data Science
11 407 (25.73%) C++
12 391 (24.72%) Big Data
13 389 (24.59%) Analytics
14 379 (23.96%) Problem-Solving
15 362 (22.88%) Mathematics
16 355 (22.44%) Software Engineering
17 289 (18.27%) C#
18 280 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
19 278 (17.57%) Apache Spark
20 276 (17.45%) Artificial Intelligence
21 269 (17.00%) Banking
22 253 (15.99%) OO
23 251 (15.87%) Linux
24 246 (15.55%) R
25 241 (15.23%) Low Latency
26 240 (15.17%) Statistics
27 239 (15.11%) PhD
28 232 (14.66%) JavaScript
28 232 (14.66%) Scala
29 210 (13.27%) TDD

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
1 278 (17.57%) Apache Spark
2 57 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
3 42 (2.65%) Apache
4 36 (2.28%) SAS
5 22 (1.39%) Apache Pig
5 22 (1.39%) Tomcat
6 17 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 16 (1.01%) nginx
8 11 (0.70%) Apache Airflow
8 11 (0.70%) CMS
9 10 (0.63%) IIS
10 9 (0.57%) JBoss
11 8 (0.51%) GemFire
12 7 (0.44%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.38%) Tornado
14 5 (0.32%) Confluence
14 5 (0.32%) Jupyter
14 5 (0.32%) Luigi
15 4 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
16 3 (0.19%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 25 (1.58%) Chatbot
2 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.38%) SPSS
3 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.13%) GIMP
5 2 (0.13%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.063%) CPLEX
6 1 (0.063%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.063%) Simulink
6 1 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.38%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.19%) RMDS
3 2 (0.13%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.13%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.13%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.063%) Actimize
4 1 (0.063%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.063%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.063%) Oracle AML
4 1 (0.063%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 184 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (2.53%) GitHub
4 25 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 25 (1.58%) Serverless
5 24 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
6 23 (1.45%) Amazon S3
7 21 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (1.20%) PaaS
9 18 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
10 16 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (0.70%) SaaS
12 9 (0.57%) Google Analytics
13 8 (0.51%) Azure Data Factory
14 6 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.38%) Trello
15 4 (0.25%) BlazeMeter
15 4 (0.25%) BrowserStack
15 4 (0.25%) NuGet
16 3 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.22%) Internet
2 24 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 13 (0.82%) HTTP
4 11 (0.70%) Bluetooth
4 11 (0.70%) DAB
4 11 (0.70%) NFC
5 10 (0.63%) Firewall
6 8 (0.51%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
7 7 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (0.44%) VoIP
8 3 (0.19%) DMZ
8 3 (0.19%) DNS
8 3 (0.19%) Multicast
9 2 (0.13%) Broadband
9 2 (0.13%) IPsec
9 2 (0.13%) SSL
9 2 (0.13%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.13%) VPN
9 2 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 391 (24.72%) Big Data
2 206 (13.02%) Hadoop
3 205 (12.96%) NoSQL
4 132 (8.34%) SQL Server
5 119 (7.52%) Relational Database
6 114 (7.21%) MongoDB
7 103 (6.51%) Apache Cassandra
8 94 (5.94%) MySQL
9 83 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
10 75 (4.74%) Data Mining
11 71 (4.49%) Blockchain
12 64 (4.05%) Apache Hive
13 55 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
14 54 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 50 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 48 (3.03%) RDBMS
16 48 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 35 (2.21%) Redis
18 27 (1.71%) Amazon Redshift
19 25 (1.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 109 (6.89%) Git (software)
2 67 (4.24%) Jenkins
3 47 (2.97%) Maven
4 46 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 43 (2.72%) JUnit
6 38 (2.40%) Gradle
7 33 (2.09%) Selenium
8 29 (1.83%) JIRA
9 25 (1.58%) Subversion
10 21 (1.33%) Mocha
11 20 (1.26%) Jasmine
11 20 (1.26%) Visual Studio
12 19 (1.20%) TeamCity
13 16 (1.01%) Mercurial
14 15 (0.95%) Cucumber
15 13 (0.82%) Eclipse
15 13 (0.82%) gulp
15 13 (0.82%) Karma Test Runner
15 13 (0.82%) Protractor
15 13 (0.82%) Sinon.JS
General
1 560 (35.40%) Finance
2 269 (17.00%) Banking
3 193 (12.20%) Investment Banking
4 171 (10.81%) Financial Institution
5 141 (8.91%) Front Office
6 116 (7.33%) Games
7 71 (4.49%) Marketing
8 62 (3.92%) Retail
9 39 (2.47%) Advertising
10 33 (2.09%) Pharmaceutical
11 32 (2.02%) Telecoms
12 20 (1.26%) Law
12 20 (1.26%) Legal
13 16 (1.01%) Online Betting
14 15 (0.95%) Manufacturing
15 14 (0.88%) Electronics
16 8 (0.51%) Back Office
16 8 (0.51%) Publishing
17 6 (0.38%) Retail Banking
18 3 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 660 (41.72%) Developer
2 258 (16.31%) Data Scientist
3 240 (15.17%) Java Developer
4 149 (9.42%) Software Engineer
5 105 (6.64%) Senior Developer
6 103 (6.51%) Data Engineer
7 94 (5.94%) Senior Data Scientist
8 91 (5.75%) C# Developer
9 80 (5.06%) Python Developer
10 71 (4.49%) SQL Developer
11 65 (4.11%) C++ Developer
12 53 (3.35%) Python Engineer
13 51 (3.22%) Analyst
14 50 (3.16%) Java Engineer
15 46 (2.91%) .NET Developer
15 46 (2.91%) SQL Server Developer
16 44 (2.78%) SSIS Developer
17 43 (2.72%) Junior
18 42 (2.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 42 (2.65%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (11.95%) .NET
2 157 (9.92%) Natural Language Processing
3 152 (9.61%) Kafka
4 146 (9.23%) Web Services
5 121 (7.65%) AngularJS
6 112 (7.08%) React
7 104 (6.57%) Spring
8 101 (6.38%) TensorFlow
9 95 (6.01%) HTML
10 94 (5.94%) RESTful
11 91 (5.75%) NumPy
12 90 (5.69%) REST
13 89 (5.63%) Pandas
14 87 (5.50%) scikit-learn
15 64 (4.05%) CSS
16 60 (3.79%) HTML5
17 59 (3.73%) SciPy
18 51 (3.22%) .NET Framework
19 46 (2.91%) FIX Protocol
20 45 (2.84%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 591 (37.36%) Computer Science
2 580 (36.66%) Data Structures
3 280 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
4 137 (8.66%) Cyberthreat
5 133 (8.41%) Fintech
6 111 (7.02%) Equities
7 103 (6.51%) Hedge funds
8 95 (6.01%) Greenfield Project
9 94 (5.94%) Fixed Income
10 65 (4.11%) User Experience
11 56 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
12 50 (3.16%) Derivative
13 42 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 33 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
15 32 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
16 30 (1.90%) Online Gambling
17 24 (1.52%) Management Information System
18 19 (1.20%) Life Science
19 18 (1.14%) Online Games
20 16 (1.01%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 251 (15.87%) Linux
2 111 (7.02%) Unix
3 32 (2.02%) Windows
4 11 (0.70%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.44%) Android
6 3 (0.19%) Solaris
7 2 (0.13%) AIX
7 2 (0.13%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.063%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 577 (36.47%) Machine Learning
2 464 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
3 441 (27.88%) Data Science
4 389 (24.59%) Analytics
5 379 (23.96%) Problem-Solving
6 362 (22.88%) Mathematics
7 355 (22.44%) Software Engineering
8 276 (17.45%) Artificial Intelligence
9 253 (15.99%) OO
10 241 (15.23%) Low Latency
11 240 (15.17%) Statistics
12 210 (13.27%) TDD
13 174 (11.00%) Risk Management
14 172 (10.87%) Multithreading
15 160 (10.11%) Investment Management
16 149 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
17 144 (9.10%) Deep Learning
17 144 (9.10%) Scrum
18 140 (8.85%) Microservices
19 139 (8.79%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 791 (50.00%) Python
2 711 (44.94%) Java
3 487 (30.78%) SQL
4 407 (25.73%) C++
5 289 (18.27%) C#
6 246 (15.55%) R
7 232 (14.66%) JavaScript
7 232 (14.66%) Scala
8 154 (9.73%) C
9 102 (6.45%) MATLAB
10 78 (4.93%) Java 8
11 63 (3.98%) Perl
12 47 (2.97%) Shell Script
13 37 (2.34%) Bash Shell
13 37 (2.34%) Go
14 35 (2.21%) PHP
15 31 (1.96%) F#
16 27 (1.71%) Ruby
17 16 (1.01%) Haskell
18 15 (0.95%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 510 (32.24%) Degree
2 239 (15.11%) PhD
3 164 (10.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 85 (5.37%) Master's Degree
5 43 (2.72%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (0.57%) CISM
6 9 (0.57%) CISSP
6 9 (0.57%) SANS
7 7 (0.44%) CEH
8 3 (0.19%) CFA
9 2 (0.13%) CISA
9 2 (0.13%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.063%) ISEB
10 1 (0.063%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.063%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (4.42%) QA
2 9 (0.57%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.25%) GDPR
3 4 (0.25%) MiFID
4 3 (0.19%) GCP
5 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.13%) FIPS 140-2
5 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.13%) PSD2
6 1 (0.063%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.063%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.063%) Solvency II
System Software
1 81 (5.12%) Docker
2 41 (2.59%) HDFS
3 17 (1.07%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.25%) GridGain
5 3 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.063%) Firmware
6 1 (0.063%) LXC
Systems Management
1 31 (1.96%) Kubernetes
2 25 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (1.26%) Ansible
4 16 (1.01%) Puppet
5 15 (0.95%) Terraform
6 10 (0.63%) Oozie
7 7 (0.44%) Grafana
7 7 (0.44%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.19%) Cacti
8 3 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.19%) Nagios
8 3 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.13%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.063%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.063%) Kibana
10 1 (0.063%) Mesos
Vendors
1 96 (6.07%) Oracle
2 71 (4.49%) Google
3 51 (3.22%) Tableau
4 33 (2.09%) Microsoft
5 26 (1.64%) Bloomberg
6 25 (1.58%) Sybase
7 24 (1.52%) Fidessa
8 18 (1.14%) WorldPay
9 13 (0.82%) Cloudera
10 12 (0.76%) MapR
11 11 (0.70%) Hortonworks
11 11 (0.70%) TIBCO
12 10 (0.63%) Atlassian
12 10 (0.63%) Cognizant
12 10 (0.63%) IBM
12 10 (0.63%) Twitter
13 8 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (0.44%) Solace
15 6 (0.38%) SaltStack
15 6 (0.38%) SAP