Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 179 188
Rank change year-on-year +23 +9 +11
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 1,508 1,506 1,368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.26% 1.99% 1.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.65% 3.95% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,232 1,069 1,193
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - -3.70%
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £102,500 £111,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% - +4.55%

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 32,457 38,087 35,689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.57% 50.38% 46.91%
Number of salaries quoted 25,653 27,330 30,281
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £90,000
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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +26 363 £70,000 - 116
West London +43 62 £51,250 -14.58% 54
South London -11 16 £42,500 +21.43% 1
East London -29 10 £67,500 -10.00% 25
North London +6 8 £62,500 +8.70% 5
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 760 (50.40%) Python
2 720 (47.75%) Java
3 569 (37.73%) Data Structures
4 502 (33.29%) Finance
5 497 (32.96%) Machine Learning
6 476 (31.56%) Computer Science
7 444 (29.44%) SQL
8 421 (27.92%) C++
9 409 (27.12%) Software Engineering
10 384 (25.46%) C#
11 377 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 368 (24.40%) Degree
13 312 (20.69%) Mathematics
14 297 (19.69%) Data Science
15 296 (19.63%) Analytics
16 264 (17.51%) Big Data
17 262 (17.37%) Problem-Solving
18 257 (17.04%) Artificial Intelligence
19 213 (14.12%) Amazon AWS
20 212 (14.06%) OO
21 208 (13.79%) JavaScript
22 192 (12.73%) Multithreading
23 191 (12.67%) PhD
24 190 (12.60%) Scala
25 186 (12.33%) Linux
25 186 (12.33%) Statistics
26 181 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
27 179 (11.87%) R
28 177 (11.74%) Apache Spark
29 176 (11.67%) Deep Learning

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
1 177 (11.74%) Apache Spark
2 54 (3.58%) Apache
3 48 (3.18%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (1.66%) Apache Pig
5 23 (1.53%) SAS
6 13 (0.86%) WebSphere
7 9 (0.60%) Tomcat
7 9 (0.60%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.46%) Apache Airflow
8 7 (0.46%) Ethereum
8 7 (0.46%) IIS
9 6 (0.40%) Luigi
9 6 (0.40%) Tornado
10 4 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.20%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.20%) GemFire
12 2 (0.13%) Confluence
12 2 (0.13%) Jupyter
12 2 (0.13%) Kinematics
12 2 (0.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (2.32%) Chatbot
2 34 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.80%) Snapchat
4 5 (0.33%) SPSS
5 4 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.13%) GIMP
7 1 (0.066%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.066%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.066%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.066%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (0.86%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.33%) SAP HR
3 4 (0.27%) Ripple
4 3 (0.20%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.20%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.13%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.066%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 213 (14.12%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (2.25%) GitHub
4 32 (2.12%) Google Cloud Platform
5 27 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (1.19%) SaaS
7 16 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
8 15 (0.99%) Amazon S3
9 13 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (0.73%) Amazon EMR
10 11 (0.73%) Serverless
11 10 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (0.66%) CloudFront
12 9 (0.60%) Trello
13 8 (0.53%) Dialogflow
13 8 (0.53%) PaaS
14 7 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 6 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
15 6 (0.40%) Slack
16 5 (0.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.72%) Internet
2 20 (1.33%) HTTP
3 15 (0.99%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.66%) Bluetooth
4 10 (0.66%) NFC
5 9 (0.60%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 4 (0.27%) Firewall
6 4 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.27%) IPsec
6 4 (0.27%) SSL
6 4 (0.27%) VoIP
7 3 (0.20%) AMQP
7 3 (0.20%) Broadband
7 3 (0.20%) Network Security
7 3 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.13%) DAB
8 2 (0.13%) VPN
9 1 (0.066%) DMZ
9 1 (0.066%) SMTP
9 1 (0.066%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (17.51%) Big Data
2 172 (11.41%) NoSQL
3 163 (10.81%) Hadoop
4 146 (9.68%) SQL Server
5 104 (6.90%) Relational Database
6 90 (5.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 84 (5.57%) MongoDB
8 72 (4.77%) Apache Hive
9 69 (4.58%) Blockchain
10 66 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
11 65 (4.31%) Data Mining
12 50 (3.32%) MySQL
13 48 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
14 34 (2.25%) RDBMS
15 25 (1.66%) Amazon Redshift
15 25 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 24 (1.59%) HBase
16 24 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 23 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 22 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 110 (7.29%) Git (software)
2 63 (4.18%) Jenkins
3 41 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (2.45%) JUnit
5 34 (2.25%) Maven
6 29 (1.92%) Visual Studio
7 28 (1.86%) Subversion
8 27 (1.79%) JIRA
9 17 (1.13%) Selenium
10 15 (0.99%) Gradle
11 14 (0.93%) Eclipse
12 12 (0.80%) CMake
13 10 (0.66%) Mockito
14 9 (0.60%) Bitbucket
14 9 (0.60%) webpack
15 8 (0.53%) Cucumber
15 8 (0.53%) Jasmine
16 7 (0.46%) Gatling
17 6 (0.40%) Ant
18 5 (0.33%) Mocha
General
1 502 (33.29%) Finance
2 171 (11.34%) Banking
3 138 (9.15%) Front Office
4 107 (7.10%) Games
5 85 (5.64%) Investment Banking
6 80 (5.31%) Financial Institution
7 70 (4.64%) Marketing
8 68 (4.51%) Retail
9 41 (2.72%) Telecoms
10 40 (2.65%) Electronics
11 28 (1.86%) Manufacturing
12 24 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
13 21 (1.39%) Law
14 17 (1.13%) Advertising
14 17 (1.13%) Publishing
15 12 (0.80%) Military
16 8 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
16 8 (0.53%) Social Science
17 6 (0.40%) Back Office
17 6 (0.40%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 737 (48.87%) Developer
2 277 (18.37%) Java Developer
3 196 (13.00%) Software Engineer
4 183 (12.14%) Data Scientist
5 143 (9.48%) Python Developer
6 114 (7.56%) C# Developer
7 99 (6.56%) Senior Developer
8 85 (5.64%) Data Engineer
9 77 (5.11%) Senior Data Scientist
10 75 (4.97%) C++ Developer
11 68 (4.51%) Python Engineer
12 67 (4.44%) Graduate
13 59 (3.91%) Senior Software Engineer
14 58 (3.85%) Machine Learning Engineer
15 56 (3.71%) SQL Developer
16 55 (3.65%) Junior
17 54 (3.58%) Graduate Developer
18 51 (3.38%) Software Developer
19 46 (3.05%) Analyst
20 44 (2.92%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (10.94%) .NET
2 145 (9.62%) RESTful
3 144 (9.55%) Natural Language Processing
4 134 (8.89%) Web Services
5 121 (8.02%) TensorFlow
6 85 (5.64%) AngularJS
6 85 (5.64%) Kafka
7 77 (5.11%) React
8 76 (5.04%) Spring
9 75 (4.97%) HTML
10 69 (4.58%) REST
11 67 (4.44%) Pandas
12 66 (4.38%) CSS
13 64 (4.24%) NumPy
14 57 (3.78%) Node.js
15 51 (3.38%) SciPy
16 44 (2.92%) FIX Protocol
17 41 (2.72%) HTML5
18 38 (2.52%) scikit-learn
19 36 (2.39%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 569 (37.73%) Data Structures
2 476 (31.56%) Computer Science
3 181 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 146 (9.68%) Hedge funds
5 130 (8.62%) Fintech
6 105 (6.96%) Equities
7 81 (5.37%) Derivative
8 80 (5.31%) Greenfield Project
9 66 (4.38%) Fixed Income
10 62 (4.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 61 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
12 58 (3.85%) User Experience
13 55 (3.65%) Cyberthreat
14 34 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
14 34 (2.25%) Equity Derivative
15 23 (1.53%) CUDA
16 21 (1.39%) Virtual Team
17 18 (1.19%) Client/Server
18 17 (1.13%) Life Science
18 17 (1.13%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 186 (12.33%) Linux
2 89 (5.90%) Unix
3 42 (2.79%) Windows
4 12 (0.80%) CoreOS
5 11 (0.73%) Android
6 9 (0.60%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.60%) FreeRTOS
7 5 (0.33%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.20%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.13%) Robot Operating System
9 2 (0.13%) Solaris
10 1 (0.066%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.066%) Debian
10 1 (0.066%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.066%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (32.96%) Machine Learning
2 409 (27.12%) Software Engineering
3 377 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 312 (20.69%) Mathematics
5 297 (19.69%) Data Science
6 296 (19.63%) Analytics
7 262 (17.37%) Problem-Solving
8 257 (17.04%) Artificial Intelligence
9 212 (14.06%) OO
10 192 (12.73%) Multithreading
11 186 (12.33%) Statistics
12 176 (11.67%) Deep Learning
13 171 (11.34%) Physics
14 159 (10.54%) TDD
15 147 (9.75%) Microservices
16 132 (8.75%) Low Latency
17 123 (8.16%) Open Source
18 120 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
19 104 (6.90%) OOP
20 103 (6.83%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 760 (50.40%) Python
2 720 (47.75%) Java
3 444 (29.44%) SQL
4 421 (27.92%) C++
5 384 (25.46%) C#
6 208 (13.79%) JavaScript
7 190 (12.60%) Scala
8 179 (11.87%) R
9 131 (8.69%) C
10 85 (5.64%) Go
11 80 (5.31%) Java 8
12 51 (3.38%) F#
13 46 (3.05%) PHP
14 45 (2.98%) TypeScript
15 42 (2.79%) Haskell
16 41 (2.72%) VBA
17 34 (2.25%) Kotlin
18 32 (2.12%) Bash Shell
18 32 (2.12%) MATLAB
19 29 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 368 (24.40%) Degree
2 191 (12.67%) PhD
3 117 (7.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 59 (3.91%) Master's Degree
5 39 (2.59%) MPhil
6 22 (1.46%) Numerate Degree
7 18 (1.19%) AWS Certification
8 8 (0.53%) CISM
8 8 (0.53%) CISSP
9 7 (0.46%) SANS
10 5 (0.33%) CISA
10 5 (0.33%) MBA
11 4 (0.27%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.27%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.27%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.20%) CEH
13 2 (0.13%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.066%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.066%) MCSA
14 1 (0.066%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.19%) QA
2 12 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.27%) FIPS 140-2
4 4 (0.27%) GDPR
4 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.13%) MiFID
5 2 (0.13%) PSD2
5 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 91 (6.03%) Docker
2 36 (2.39%) HDFS
3 10 (0.66%) Apache Flume
3 10 (0.66%) etcd
3 10 (0.66%) Firmware
4 4 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.066%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 51 (3.38%) Kubernetes
2 26 (1.72%) Terraform
3 15 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.86%) Ansible
5 10 (0.66%) Prometheus
6 8 (0.53%) Puppet
7 7 (0.46%) Oozie
8 6 (0.40%) CFEngine
8 6 (0.40%) Graphite
8 6 (0.40%) Nagios
8 6 (0.40%) Salt
8 6 (0.40%) StatsD
9 4 (0.27%) Mesos
10 1 (0.066%) Apache Brooklyn
10 1 (0.066%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.066%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.066%) Kibana
10 1 (0.066%) Marathon
Vendors
1 76 (5.04%) Oracle
2 64 (4.24%) Google
3 44 (2.92%) Microsoft
4 31 (2.06%) Tableau
5 27 (1.79%) SAP
6 25 (1.66%) Cloudera
6 25 (1.66%) MapR
7 18 (1.19%) Hortonworks
8 12 (0.80%) Cognizant
8 12 (0.80%) comScore
9 10 (0.66%) Atmel
10 8 (0.53%) Sybase
11 7 (0.46%) Apple
12 6 (0.40%) Canon
12 6 (0.40%) Sony
12 6 (0.40%) Zend
13 5 (0.33%) Ab Initio
13 5 (0.33%) Alteryx
13 5 (0.33%) Facebook
13 5 (0.33%) Reuters