Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > London
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 156 168 181
Rank change year-on-year +12 +13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 1,417 1,497 1,368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.28% 2.14% 1.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.98% 4.59% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,227 1,157 1,167
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.70% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £110,000 £112,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +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 28,468 32,594 31,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 45.79% 46.62% 44.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22,478 24,917 26,476
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.56% +3.54%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £93,750 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 +43 356 £70,000 - 115
West London +3 31 £60,000 -11.11% 35
South London -17 11 £42,500 +6.25%
North London +13 7 £60,000 -4.00% 2
East London -2 6 £65,000 -13.33% 15
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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.

1 747 (52.72%) Python
2 666 (47.00%) Java
3 557 (39.31%) Data Structures
4 475 (33.52%) Machine Learning
5 418 (29.50%) Finance
6 417 (29.43%) SQL
7 402 (28.37%) Software Engineering
8 392 (27.66%) Computer Science
9 387 (27.31%) Agile Software Development
10 368 (25.97%) C#
11 332 (23.43%) C++
12 266 (18.77%) Artificial Intelligence
13 258 (18.21%) Data Science
14 253 (17.85%) Degree
15 252 (17.78%) Mathematics
16 232 (16.37%) Amazon AWS
17 229 (16.16%) Analytics
18 220 (15.53%) Big Data
19 214 (15.10%) JavaScript
20 193 (13.62%) OO
21 186 (13.13%) Multithreading
22 184 (12.99%) Linux
23 180 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
24 178 (12.56%) Scala
25 173 (12.21%) RESTful
26 160 (11.29%) Apache Spark
27 159 (11.22%) Physics
28 153 (10.80%) NoSQL
29 152 (10.73%) Deep Learning
30 151 (10.66%) 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
1 160 (11.29%) Apache Spark
2 56 (3.95%) Apache
3 55 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (1.20%) SAS
5 15 (1.06%) Apache Pig
5 15 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 13 (0.92%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.49%) Ethereum
8 6 (0.42%) Confluence
8 6 (0.42%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
10 4 (0.28%) IIS
11 3 (0.21%) Luigi
11 3 (0.21%) Tornado
12 2 (0.14%) Jupyter
12 2 (0.14%) Kinematics
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.14%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.071%) JBoss
13 1 (0.071%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 36 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (2.12%) Chatbot
3 12 (0.85%) Snapchat
4 3 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.21%) SPSS
5 2 (0.14%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.071%) CPLEX
6 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.071%) Simulink
6 1 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.42%) SAP HR
3 4 (0.28%) Ripple
4 1 (0.071%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.071%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.071%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 232 (16.37%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (2.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 33 (2.33%) GitHub
5 23 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
5 23 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (1.27%) Amazon S3
7 16 (1.13%) SaaS
8 13 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (0.78%) CloudFront
10 10 (0.71%) Amazon EMR
11 8 (0.56%) Dialogflow
11 8 (0.56%) Serverless
12 7 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
12 7 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (0.42%) Slack
14 5 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 4 (0.28%) Apigee
15 4 (0.28%) Route 53
15 4 (0.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.98%) HTTP
2 18 (1.27%) Internet
3 8 (0.56%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.35%) Broadband
5 3 (0.21%) Network Security
6 2 (0.14%) AMQP
6 2 (0.14%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.14%) IPsec
6 2 (0.14%) NFC
6 2 (0.14%) SAN
6 2 (0.14%) SSL
7 1 (0.071%) ATM
7 1 (0.071%) Firewall
7 1 (0.071%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.071%) SMTP
7 1 (0.071%) VoIP
7 1 (0.071%) VPN
7 1 (0.071%) WAN
7 1 (0.071%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.071%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (15.53%) Big Data
2 153 (10.80%) NoSQL
3 139 (9.81%) Hadoop
4 123 (8.68%) SQL Server
5 97 (6.85%) Relational Database
6 80 (5.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 78 (5.50%) Data Mining
8 62 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
9 61 (4.30%) Apache Hive
10 54 (3.81%) Blockchain
11 47 (3.32%) MySQL
12 46 (3.25%) MongoDB
13 41 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
14 33 (2.33%) RDBMS
15 31 (2.19%) Amazon Redshift
16 23 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 20 (1.41%) Redis
18 15 (1.06%) CouchDB
19 14 (0.99%) HBase
19 14 (0.99%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 112 (7.90%) Git (software)
2 46 (3.25%) Jenkins
3 45 (3.18%) JUnit
4 35 (2.47%) Maven
5 32 (2.26%) Subversion
6 27 (1.91%) JIRA
7 21 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (1.27%) Visual Studio
9 16 (1.13%) Gradle
9 16 (1.13%) Mockito
10 14 (0.99%) Ant
11 9 (0.64%) CMake
11 9 (0.64%) GitLab
11 9 (0.64%) PhantomJS
12 8 (0.56%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.49%) Bitbucket
14 6 (0.42%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.42%) Gatling
14 6 (0.42%) TestNG
14 6 (0.42%) UI Automator
General
1 418 (29.50%) Finance
2 113 (7.97%) Front Office
3 103 (7.27%) Games
4 96 (6.77%) Banking
5 71 (5.01%) Marketing
6 70 (4.94%) Retail
7 44 (3.11%) Electronics
7 44 (3.11%) Telecoms
8 34 (2.40%) Law
8 34 (2.40%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.62%) Investment Banking
9 23 (1.62%) Military
10 18 (1.27%) Publishing
11 13 (0.92%) Advertising
12 12 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.78%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.64%) Legal
15 8 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
16 6 (0.42%) Online Betting
17 5 (0.35%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 726 (51.24%) Developer
2 278 (19.62%) Java Developer
3 206 (14.54%) Software Engineer
4 156 (11.01%) Data Scientist
5 141 (9.95%) Python Developer
6 116 (8.19%) C# Developer
7 109 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 78 (5.50%) Data Engineer
9 73 (5.15%) Python Engineer
10 63 (4.45%) Senior Data Scientist
11 59 (4.16%) C++ Developer
11 59 (4.16%) Senior Software Engineer
12 57 (4.02%) Graduate
12 57 (4.02%) Machine Learning Engineer
13 53 (3.74%) SQL Developer
14 49 (3.46%) Junior
15 48 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
16 46 (3.25%) Software Developer
17 41 (2.89%) Graduate Developer
18 40 (2.82%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (12.21%) RESTful
2 150 (10.59%) .NET
3 139 (9.81%) Natural Language Processing
4 120 (8.47%) Web Services
5 114 (8.05%) TensorFlow
6 99 (6.99%) Spring
7 96 (6.77%) React
8 91 (6.42%) AngularJS
8 91 (6.42%) CSS
9 83 (5.86%) HTML
10 72 (5.08%) Pandas
11 68 (4.80%) Node.js
12 67 (4.73%) REST
13 66 (4.66%) NumPy
14 64 (4.52%) Kafka
15 54 (3.81%) SciPy
16 43 (3.03%) Django
17 38 (2.68%) JSON
17 38 (2.68%) scikit-learn
18 37 (2.61%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 557 (39.31%) Data Structures
2 125 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 124 (8.75%) Hedge funds
4 108 (7.62%) Fintech
5 87 (6.14%) Equities
6 86 (6.07%) Derivative
7 71 (5.01%) Greenfield Project
8 66 (4.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 54 (3.81%) User Experience
10 49 (3.46%) Fixed Income
11 43 (3.03%) Equity Derivative
11 43 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
12 41 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
13 22 (1.55%) Analytical Mindset
13 22 (1.55%) Mobile App
14 17 (1.20%) Market Risk
14 17 (1.20%) Virtual Team
15 15 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
16 14 (0.99%) CUDA
16 14 (0.99%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 184 (12.99%) Linux
2 100 (7.06%) Unix
3 44 (3.11%) Windows
4 21 (1.48%) Android
5 12 (0.85%) CoreOS
5 12 (0.85%) FreeRTOS
6 11 (0.78%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.35%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.28%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.14%) Robot Operating System
10 1 (0.071%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.071%) Debian
10 1 (0.071%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.071%) Solaris
10 1 (0.071%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (33.52%) Machine Learning
2 402 (28.37%) Software Engineering
3 392 (27.66%) Computer Science
4 387 (27.31%) Agile Software Development
5 266 (18.77%) Artificial Intelligence
6 258 (18.21%) Data Science
7 252 (17.78%) Mathematics
8 229 (16.16%) Analytics
9 193 (13.62%) OO
10 186 (13.13%) Multithreading
11 180 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
12 159 (11.22%) Physics
13 152 (10.73%) Deep Learning
14 151 (10.66%) TDD
15 150 (10.59%) Microservices
16 122 (8.61%) Statistics
17 106 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
18 105 (7.41%) OOP
19 104 (7.34%) DevOps
20 99 (6.99%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 747 (52.72%) Python
2 666 (47.00%) Java
3 417 (29.43%) SQL
4 368 (25.97%) C#
5 332 (23.43%) C++
6 214 (15.10%) JavaScript
7 178 (12.56%) Scala
8 144 (10.16%) R
9 116 (8.19%) Go
10 91 (6.42%) C
11 78 (5.50%) Java 8
12 59 (4.16%) TypeScript
13 54 (3.81%) PHP
14 52 (3.67%) F#
15 48 (3.39%) VBA
16 46 (3.25%) Haskell
17 35 (2.47%) Bash Shell
17 35 (2.47%) PowerShell
18 31 (2.19%) ES6
19 30 (2.12%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 253 (17.85%) Degree
2 132 (9.32%) PhD
3 80 (5.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 33 (2.33%) MPhil
5 25 (1.76%) Master's Degree
6 18 (1.27%) AWS Certification
6 18 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (0.35%) MBA
8 4 (0.28%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.28%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.21%) CISA
9 3 (0.21%) CISM
9 3 (0.21%) CISSP
9 3 (0.21%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.14%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.14%) SANS
11 1 (0.071%) MCSA
11 1 (0.071%) MCSE
11 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (0.49%) QA
3 4 (0.28%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.28%) GDPR
4 3 (0.21%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.14%) FIPS 140-2
5 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.071%) MiFID
System Software
1 114 (8.05%) Docker
2 23 (1.62%) HDFS
3 13 (0.92%) Firmware
4 10 (0.71%) etcd
5 7 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.28%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.071%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 69 (4.87%) Kubernetes
2 29 (2.05%) Ansible
3 24 (1.69%) Terraform
4 22 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (1.34%) Salt
6 10 (0.71%) Prometheus
7 8 (0.56%) Mesos
8 6 (0.42%) CFEngine
8 6 (0.42%) Graphite
8 6 (0.42%) Nagios
8 6 (0.42%) Puppet
8 6 (0.42%) StatsD
9 4 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.28%) Marathon
10 3 (0.21%) Kibana
11 1 (0.071%) Apache Brooklyn
11 1 (0.071%) Chronos
11 1 (0.071%) Oozie
11 1 (0.071%) Packer
Vendors
1 81 (5.72%) Oracle
2 62 (4.38%) Google
3 54 (3.81%) Microsoft
4 33 (2.33%) SAP
5 24 (1.69%) Tableau
6 22 (1.55%) Cloudera
7 18 (1.27%) MapR
8 13 (0.92%) Atmel
9 12 (0.85%) comScore
10 11 (0.78%) Hortonworks
11 9 (0.64%) Cognizant
12 7 (0.49%) Reuters
13 6 (0.42%) Ab Initio
13 6 (0.42%) Apple
13 6 (0.42%) Canon
13 6 (0.42%) Sony
13 6 (0.42%) Zend
14 4 (0.28%) Alteryx
15 3 (0.21%) hybris
15 3 (0.21%) PayPal