Period
to 14 June 2021

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 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > London
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 143 184 181
Rank change year-on-year +41 -3 -14
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 921 683 1,175
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.42% 1.96% 2.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.93% 5.17% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 439 543 962
10th Percentile £50,800 £46,250 £47,500
25th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
75th Percentile £99,375 £100,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £121,250 £105,000
England median annual salary £66,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +2.31% +4.00% +4.17%

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 15,535 13,211 21,103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.83% 37.94% 36.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9,883 10,546 16,773
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +5.69%
75th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £112,500 £115,000 £101,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.73% +5.26%

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Algorithms as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in London

Algorithms
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Algorithms in London.

Salary trend for Algorithms in London

Algorithms
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Algorithms in London over the 6 months to 14 June 2021.

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 14 June 2021. 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 -4 108 £80,000 +6.67% 67
North London +25 4 £60,000 - 2
South London -4 3 £80,000 +18.52% 1
West London -22 3 £95,000 +46.15% 26
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, 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.

1 468 (50.81%) Python
2 383 (41.59%) Data Structures
3 334 (36.26%) Java
4 325 (35.29%) Software Engineering
5 303 (32.90%) Machine Learning
6 299 (32.46%) Data Science
7 278 (30.18%) Finance
8 274 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
9 250 (27.14%) SQL
9 250 (27.14%) Computer Science
10 243 (26.38%) JavaScript
11 235 (25.52%) AWS
12 221 (24.00%) Artificial Intelligence
13 215 (23.34%) Social Skills
14 198 (21.50%) Degree
15 195 (21.17%) Docker
16 192 (20.85%) Kubernetes
17 186 (20.20%) C++
18 184 (19.98%) Microservices
19 164 (17.81%) Linux
20 154 (16.72%) Problem-Solving
21 141 (15.31%) C#
22 140 (15.20%) React
23 133 (14.44%) Analytics
24 130 (14.12%) Git (software)
25 127 (13.79%) User Experience
26 126 (13.68%) Azure
27 122 (13.25%) TDD
28 120 (13.03%) Fintech
29 112 (12.16%) Analytical Skills

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 93 (10.10%) Apache Spark
2 41 (4.45%) Elasticsearch
3 27 (2.93%) Apache Airflow
4 21 (2.28%) Jupyter
5 15 (1.63%) Apache
6 13 (1.41%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.30%) Gunicorn
8 9 (0.98%) nginx
9 8 (0.87%) JBoss
10 7 (0.76%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.65%) WordPress
12 5 (0.54%) Confluence
13 4 (0.43%) Jetty
13 4 (0.43%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.33%) Apache Pig
15 2 (0.22%) ArcGIS
15 2 (0.22%) CMS
15 2 (0.22%) Luigi
15 2 (0.22%) SAS
16 1 (0.11%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (0.65%) Figma
3 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.43%) Sketch
5 3 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.33%) SPSS
6 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.22%) InVision
6 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.11%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.11%) Magento
1 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.11%) Quorum
1 1 (0.11%) SAP R/3
1 1 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 235 (25.52%) AWS
2 126 (13.68%) Azure
3 87 (9.45%) GCP
4 54 (5.86%) GitHub
5 41 (4.45%) SaaS
6 31 (3.37%) Serverless
7 30 (3.26%) AWS CloudFormation
8 26 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (1.95%) Amazon S3
10 17 (1.85%) Amazon ECS
10 17 (1.85%) PaaS
11 16 (1.74%) Amazon SQS
12 14 (1.52%) Amazon SageMaker
12 14 (1.52%) AWS CodePipeline
12 14 (1.52%) IaaS
13 12 (1.30%) Snowflake
14 11 (1.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 11 (1.19%) npm
15 10 (1.09%) AWS Fargate
16 9 (0.98%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 49 (5.32%) HTTP
2 19 (2.06%) Internet
3 8 (0.87%) Firewall
4 6 (0.65%) IMAP
4 6 (0.65%) SMTP
4 6 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.22%) DSL
5 2 (0.22%) FTP
6 1 (0.11%) NAS
6 1 (0.11%) SSH
6 1 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (9.45%) NoSQL
2 83 (9.01%) PostgreSQL
3 76 (8.25%) Big Data
4 72 (7.82%) MongoDB
5 58 (6.30%) Relational Database
6 51 (5.54%) Data Mining
7 38 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (3.69%) SQL Server
9 33 (3.58%) Redis
10 27 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
11 22 (2.39%) MySQL
12 21 (2.28%) Data Lake
13 20 (2.17%) Hadoop
14 19 (2.06%) Tableau
15 17 (1.85%) KDB
16 16 (1.74%) SQLite
17 12 (1.30%) Apache Hive
18 11 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
18 11 (1.19%) Couchbase
19 9 (0.98%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 130 (14.12%) Git (software)
2 40 (4.34%) GitLab
3 38 (4.13%) Maven
4 30 (3.26%) Jenkins
5 23 (2.50%) JIRA
6 14 (1.52%) Cypress.io
7 13 (1.41%) SonarQube
8 11 (1.19%) Subversion
8 11 (1.19%) TeamCity
8 11 (1.19%) webpack
9 10 (1.09%) Postman
10 9 (0.98%) Bitbucket
10 9 (0.98%) IntelliJ
10 9 (0.98%) Mercurial
10 9 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (0.87%) Appium
11 8 (0.87%) JUnit
11 8 (0.87%) Mockito
11 8 (0.87%) Selenium
11 8 (0.87%) WebDriver
General
1 278 (30.18%) Finance
2 215 (23.34%) Social Skills
3 112 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
4 83 (9.01%) Retail
5 64 (6.95%) Marketing
6 63 (6.84%) Banking
7 57 (6.19%) Games
8 37 (4.02%) Front Office
9 31 (3.37%) Law
10 28 (3.04%) Electronics
10 28 (3.04%) Manufacturing
10 28 (3.04%) Organisational Skills
11 24 (2.61%) Advertising
11 24 (2.61%) Telecoms
12 20 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (1.41%) Automotive
13 13 (1.41%) Public Sector
14 12 (1.30%) Presentation Skills
15 11 (1.19%) Financial Institution
15 11 (1.19%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 292 (31.70%) Developer
2 176 (19.11%) Software Engineer
3 115 (12.49%) Data Scientist
4 91 (9.88%) Java Developer
5 61 (6.62%) Senior Developer
6 44 (4.78%) Data Engineer
6 44 (4.78%) Python Engineer
7 43 (4.67%) Senior Software Engineer
8 40 (4.34%) Backend Developer
9 39 (4.23%) Java Engineer
9 39 (4.23%) Python Developer
10 36 (3.91%) Full Stack Developer
11 29 (3.15%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 29 (3.15%) Product Manager
12 26 (2.82%) Senior Data Scientist
13 25 (2.71%) C# Developer
13 25 (2.71%) Java Software Engineer
14 24 (2.61%) Core Java Developer
14 24 (2.61%) Junior
15 23 (2.50%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (15.20%) React
2 96 (10.42%) .NET
3 91 (9.88%) Kafka
4 89 (9.66%) Spring
5 84 (9.12%) Pandas
6 77 (8.36%) Node.js
7 76 (8.25%) REST
8 68 (7.38%) NumPy
9 66 (7.17%) HTML
9 66 (7.17%) scikit-learn
10 63 (6.84%) AngularJS
11 59 (6.41%) CSS
12 53 (5.75%) .NET Core
12 53 (5.75%) Flask
13 52 (5.65%) TensorFlow
14 51 (5.54%) GraphQL
14 51 (5.54%) Web Services
15 46 (4.99%) RabbitMQ
16 44 (4.78%) RESTful
17 40 (4.34%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 383 (41.59%) Data Structures
2 127 (13.79%) User Experience
3 59 (6.41%) Self-Motivation
4 49 (5.32%) Hedge funds
5 40 (4.34%) Derivative
6 35 (3.80%) Blog
7 34 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
8 32 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
9 28 (3.04%) Augmented Reality
10 25 (2.71%) Robotics
11 23 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 22 (2.39%) Virtual Team
13 20 (2.17%) Fixed Income
14 14 (1.52%) Equities
15 13 (1.41%) CUDA
16 11 (1.19%) Mobile App
16 11 (1.19%) Public Cloud
17 10 (1.09%) Industry 4.0
17 10 (1.09%) Online Games
18 9 (0.98%) Acoustics
Operating Systems
1 164 (17.81%) Linux
2 39 (4.23%) Unix
3 20 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 15 (1.63%) Windows
5 13 (1.41%) Embedded Linux
6 11 (1.19%) Android
7 9 (0.98%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.54%) CentOS
9 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.11%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (35.29%) Software Engineering
2 303 (32.90%) Machine Learning
3 299 (32.46%) Data Science
4 274 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
5 250 (27.14%) Computer Science
6 221 (24.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 184 (19.98%) Microservices
8 154 (16.72%) Problem-Solving
9 133 (14.44%) Analytics
10 122 (13.25%) TDD
11 120 (13.03%) Fintech
12 107 (11.62%) Test Automation
13 105 (11.40%) Open Source
14 97 (10.53%) Mathematics
15 96 (10.42%) DevOps
16 86 (9.34%) OO
17 78 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
18 74 (8.03%) Natural Language Processing
19 71 (7.71%) SDLC
20 69 (7.49%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 468 (50.81%) Python
2 334 (36.26%) Java
3 250 (27.14%) SQL
4 243 (26.38%) JavaScript
5 186 (20.20%) C++
6 141 (15.31%) C#
7 96 (10.42%) TypeScript
8 78 (8.47%) Java 8
9 70 (7.60%) Go
10 68 (7.38%) Scala
11 60 (6.51%) C
12 43 (4.67%) R
13 35 (3.80%) Kotlin
14 31 (3.37%) Ruby
15 29 (3.15%) ES6
16 23 (2.50%) PHP
17 20 (2.17%) Bash Shell
18 17 (1.85%) Objective-C
19 14 (1.52%) Shell Script
20 13 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 198 (21.50%) Degree
2 78 (8.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 76 (8.25%) PhD
4 40 (4.34%) Master's Degree
5 22 (2.39%) Numerate Degree
6 18 (1.95%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.76%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.33%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.22%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.22%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) CFA
10 1 (0.11%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.06%) QA
2 15 (1.63%) GRC
3 14 (1.52%) Accessibility
4 5 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.43%) GDPR
6 3 (0.33%) DICOM
6 3 (0.33%) ISO 20022
7 2 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.22%) EMIR
7 2 (0.22%) MiFID
7 2 (0.22%) WCAG
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.11%) SOC 2
System Software
1 195 (21.17%) Docker
2 7 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 7 (0.76%) etcd
3 2 (0.22%) Firmware
3 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 192 (20.85%) Kubernetes
2 63 (6.84%) Terraform
3 15 (1.63%) Prometheus
4 14 (1.52%) Puppet
5 13 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.76%) Consul
6 7 (0.76%) Grafana
7 6 (0.65%) Ansible
8 5 (0.54%) systemd
9 4 (0.43%) Kibana
9 4 (0.43%) Marathon
9 4 (0.43%) Mesos
10 2 (0.22%) Istio
10 2 (0.22%) Oozie
11 1 (0.11%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 42 (4.56%) Google
2 39 (4.23%) Oracle
3 25 (2.71%) Microsoft
4 12 (1.30%) Greenplum
4 12 (1.30%) Instagram
5 11 (1.19%) New Relic
6 9 (0.98%) Bloomberg
6 9 (0.98%) Databricks
7 8 (0.87%) Alteryx
7 8 (0.87%) SAP
8 7 (0.76%) DocuSign
8 7 (0.76%) PagerDuty
8 7 (0.76%) Reuters
8 7 (0.76%) TOWER Software
8 7 (0.76%) Wallstreet Suite
9 6 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (0.65%) Samsung
10 5 (0.54%) DataRobot
10 5 (0.54%) Spotify
10 5 (0.54%) YouTube