Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > London
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 197 216
Rank change year-on-year +41 +19 -15
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 1,544 1,434 1,280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.25% 1.90% 1.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.61% 3.78% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,204 1,010 1,144
London median annual salary £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.62% - -3.70%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £108,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 33,460 37,982 36,966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.66% 50.37% 47.18%
Number of salaries quoted 25,984 27,048 31,508
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 £33,750 £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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +13 329 £70,000 +7.69% 76
West London +70 80 £55,000 +4.76% 47
South London +18 18 £40,000 +14.29%
East London -29 11 £62,500 -16.67% 17
North London -4 6 £62,500 - 4
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 762 (49.35%) Python
2 733 (47.47%) Java
3 588 (38.08%) Data Structures
4 565 (36.59%) Computer Science
5 552 (35.75%) Finance
6 509 (32.97%) Machine Learning
7 478 (30.96%) Degree
8 448 (29.02%) SQL
9 420 (27.20%) C++
10 403 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
11 384 (24.87%) Software Engineering
12 342 (22.15%) Data Science
12 342 (22.15%) Problem-Solving
13 337 (21.83%) Big Data
14 333 (21.57%) Analytics
15 332 (21.50%) C#
16 331 (21.44%) Mathematics
17 263 (17.03%) Artificial Intelligence
18 248 (16.06%) OO
19 239 (15.48%) Banking
20 238 (15.41%) JavaScript
21 233 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
22 224 (14.51%) PhD
23 219 (14.18%) Statistics
24 217 (14.05%) Apache Spark
25 210 (13.60%) Low Latency
25 210 (13.60%) Linux
26 208 (13.47%) Scala
27 200 (12.95%) NoSQL
28 194 (12.56%) R

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
1 217 (14.05%) Apache Spark
2 60 (3.89%) Elasticsearch
3 48 (3.11%) Apache
4 30 (1.94%) SAS
5 24 (1.55%) Apache Pig
6 19 (1.23%) Tomcat
7 14 (0.91%) WebSphere
8 12 (0.78%) Apache Airflow
9 10 (0.65%) CMS
9 10 (0.65%) IIS
9 10 (0.65%) Tornado
10 9 (0.58%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.45%) Luigi
11 7 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.39%) Ethereum
12 6 (0.39%) GemFire
13 5 (0.32%) Confluence
14 4 (0.26%) JBoss
14 4 (0.26%) Jupyter
15 3 (0.19%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 32 (2.07%) Chatbot
2 10 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.58%) SPSS
4 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.13%) CPLEX
5 2 (0.13%) GIMP
5 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.065%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (0.84%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.39%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.26%) Ripple
4 3 (0.19%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.13%) Misys Midas
5 2 (0.13%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.065%) Actimize
6 1 (0.065%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.065%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 193 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (2.53%) GitHub
4 27 (1.75%) Amazon S3
5 23 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 23 (1.49%) Serverless
6 22 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
7 17 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (1.10%) SaaS
8 16 (1.04%) Amazon EMR
8 16 (1.04%) PaaS
9 15 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.58%) Google Analytics
12 8 (0.52%) CloudFront
12 8 (0.52%) Dialogflow
13 7 (0.45%) Azure Data Factory
13 7 (0.45%) Trello
14 5 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 4 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.27%) Internet
2 25 (1.62%) TCP/IP
3 11 (0.71%) HTTP
4 10 (0.65%) Bluetooth
4 10 (0.65%) Firewall
4 10 (0.65%) NFC
5 9 (0.58%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 7 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (0.45%) VoIP
7 6 (0.39%) DAB
8 3 (0.19%) Broadband
8 3 (0.19%) DMZ
8 3 (0.19%) DNS
9 2 (0.13%) AMQP
9 2 (0.13%) FIX Connectivity
9 2 (0.13%) IPsec
9 2 (0.13%) SSL
9 2 (0.13%) VPN
9 2 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.065%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (21.83%) Big Data
2 200 (12.95%) NoSQL
3 178 (11.53%) Hadoop
4 150 (9.72%) SQL Server
5 116 (7.51%) Relational Database
6 113 (7.32%) MongoDB
7 95 (6.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 84 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
9 77 (4.99%) Apache Hive
10 76 (4.92%) MySQL
11 74 (4.79%) Blockchain
12 64 (4.15%) Data Mining
13 52 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
14 51 (3.30%) RDBMS
15 50 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 49 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 48 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 29 (1.88%) Amazon Redshift
19 24 (1.55%) Redis
20 23 (1.49%) HBase
Development Applications
1 119 (7.71%) Git (software)
2 80 (5.18%) Jenkins
3 60 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 53 (3.43%) Maven
5 40 (2.59%) JUnit
6 37 (2.40%) JIRA
7 31 (2.01%) Gradle
8 29 (1.88%) Subversion
9 28 (1.81%) Visual Studio
10 27 (1.75%) Selenium
11 18 (1.17%) Jasmine
12 16 (1.04%) Eclipse
13 13 (0.84%) Cucumber
14 12 (0.78%) TeamCity
15 11 (0.71%) CMake
15 11 (0.71%) gulp
15 11 (0.71%) Karma Test Runner
15 11 (0.71%) Mocha
15 11 (0.71%) Protractor
15 11 (0.71%) Sinon.JS
General
1 552 (35.75%) Finance
2 239 (15.48%) Banking
3 175 (11.33%) Investment Banking
4 167 (10.82%) Financial Institution
5 144 (9.33%) Front Office
6 112 (7.25%) Games
7 65 (4.21%) Marketing
7 65 (4.21%) Retail
8 41 (2.66%) Telecoms
9 37 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 31 (2.01%) Advertising
11 30 (1.94%) Electronics
12 25 (1.62%) Manufacturing
13 19 (1.23%) Law
14 11 (0.71%) Publishing
15 8 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
15 8 (0.52%) Social Science
16 7 (0.45%) Back Office
17 4 (0.26%) Legal
18 3 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 689 (44.62%) Developer
2 253 (16.39%) Java Developer
3 211 (13.67%) Data Scientist
4 169 (10.95%) Software Engineer
5 114 (7.38%) Python Developer
6 103 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 100 (6.48%) C# Developer
8 96 (6.22%) Data Engineer
9 90 (5.83%) Senior Data Scientist
10 72 (4.66%) SQL Developer
11 70 (4.53%) C++ Developer
12 58 (3.76%) Python Engineer
13 53 (3.43%) Graduate
14 52 (3.37%) Analyst
14 52 (3.37%) Junior
14 52 (3.37%) Software Developer
15 46 (2.98%) SQL Server Developer
16 45 (2.91%) SSIS Developer
17 43 (2.78%) SSAS Developer
17 43 (2.78%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (12.11%) .NET
2 160 (10.36%) Web Services
3 143 (9.26%) Natural Language Processing
4 119 (7.71%) Kafka
5 116 (7.51%) RESTful
6 114 (7.38%) TensorFlow
7 111 (7.19%) AngularJS
8 104 (6.74%) React
9 85 (5.51%) HTML
10 80 (5.18%) NumPy
10 80 (5.18%) Pandas
11 77 (4.99%) REST
12 74 (4.79%) Spring
13 60 (3.89%) CSS
13 60 (3.89%) Node.js
14 57 (3.69%) HTML5
15 54 (3.50%) SciPy
16 52 (3.37%) scikit-learn
17 51 (3.30%) .NET Framework
18 45 (2.91%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 588 (38.08%) Data Structures
2 565 (36.59%) Computer Science
3 233 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
4 143 (9.26%) Fintech
5 127 (8.23%) Cyberthreat
6 118 (7.64%) Hedge funds
7 116 (7.51%) Equities
8 85 (5.51%) Greenfield Project
9 80 (5.18%) Fixed Income
10 70 (4.53%) Self-Motivation
11 66 (4.27%) Derivative
12 58 (3.76%) User Experience
13 49 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 32 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
15 28 (1.81%) Online Gambling
16 23 (1.49%) Client/Server
16 23 (1.49%) Life Science
17 22 (1.42%) CUDA
18 21 (1.36%) Management Information System
18 21 (1.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 210 (13.60%) Linux
2 95 (6.15%) Unix
3 35 (2.27%) Windows
4 9 (0.58%) Android
5 7 (0.45%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.45%) FreeRTOS
6 2 (0.13%) CoreOS
6 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.13%) Robot Operating System
6 2 (0.13%) Solaris
7 1 (0.065%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.065%) Debian
7 1 (0.065%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.065%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.065%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 509 (32.97%) Machine Learning
2 403 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
3 384 (24.87%) Software Engineering
4 342 (22.15%) Data Science
4 342 (22.15%) Problem-Solving
5 333 (21.57%) Analytics
6 331 (21.44%) Mathematics
7 263 (17.03%) Artificial Intelligence
8 248 (16.06%) OO
9 219 (14.18%) Statistics
10 210 (13.60%) Low Latency
11 178 (11.53%) Deep Learning
12 169 (10.95%) TDD
13 159 (10.30%) Multithreading
14 156 (10.10%) Physics
15 155 (10.04%) Risk Management
16 147 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
17 146 (9.46%) Investment Management
18 137 (8.87%) Microservices
19 127 (8.23%) Innovative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 762 (49.35%) Python
2 733 (47.47%) Java
3 448 (29.02%) SQL
4 420 (27.20%) C++
5 332 (21.50%) C#
6 238 (15.41%) JavaScript
7 208 (13.47%) Scala
8 194 (12.56%) R
9 155 (10.04%) C
10 78 (5.05%) Java 8
11 60 (3.89%) MATLAB
12 55 (3.56%) Go
13 51 (3.30%) Perl
14 40 (2.59%) PHP
15 34 (2.20%) F#
16 31 (2.01%) Ruby
17 30 (1.94%) Kotlin
18 27 (1.75%) TypeScript
19 26 (1.68%) Bash Shell
19 26 (1.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 478 (30.96%) Degree
2 224 (14.51%) PhD
3 155 (10.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 81 (5.25%) Master's Degree
5 34 (2.20%) Numerate Degree
6 32 (2.07%) MPhil
7 10 (0.65%) AWS Certification
8 9 (0.58%) CISM
8 9 (0.58%) CISSP
8 9 (0.58%) SANS
9 7 (0.45%) CEH
10 5 (0.32%) MBA
11 3 (0.19%) CFA
11 3 (0.19%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.19%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.13%) CISA
12 2 (0.13%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.065%) MCSA
13 1 (0.065%) MCSE
13 1 (0.065%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.27%) QA
2 10 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.26%) GDPR
4 4 (0.26%) MiFID
5 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.13%) FIPS 140-2
5 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.13%) PSD2
6 1 (0.065%) Solvency II
System Software
1 87 (5.63%) Docker
2 46 (2.98%) HDFS
3 13 (0.84%) Apache Flume
4 8 (0.52%) Firmware
5 1 (0.065%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.065%) GridGain
5 1 (0.065%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 44 (2.85%) Kubernetes
2 24 (1.55%) Terraform
3 14 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.65%) Oozie
5 9 (0.58%) Ansible
6 5 (0.32%) Puppet
7 4 (0.26%) Grafana
7 4 (0.26%) Mesos
7 4 (0.26%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.13%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.065%) Apache Brooklyn
9 1 (0.065%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.065%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.065%) Kibana
9 1 (0.065%) Marathon
Vendors
1 75 (4.86%) Google
2 64 (4.15%) Oracle
3 39 (2.53%) Tableau
4 38 (2.46%) Microsoft
5 25 (1.62%) Sybase
6 24 (1.55%) MapR
7 17 (1.10%) Cloudera
7 17 (1.10%) SAP
8 15 (0.97%) Hortonworks
9 8 (0.52%) Atmel
9 8 (0.52%) Fidessa
9 8 (0.52%) WorldPay
10 6 (0.39%) Bloomberg
10 6 (0.39%) Cognizant
10 6 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.39%) Twitter
11 5 (0.32%) Alteryx
11 5 (0.32%) Facebook
11 5 (0.32%) Talend
11 5 (0.32%) Zend