Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > London
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 168 164 203
Rank change year-on-year -4 +39 +8
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 1,202 1,535 1,184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.06% 2.23% 1.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.54% 4.86% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 997 1,232 982
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £115,000 £107,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 26,454 31,611 30,451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 45.36% 45.89% 44.71%
Number of salaries quoted 20,987 24,821 24,750
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,375
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +15 275 £72,500 - 29
West London +3 43 £65,000 +18.18% 13
East London +23 7 £41,500 -24.55% 8
South London +11 6 £56,250 +40.63% 2
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 627 (52.16%) Python
2 500 (41.60%) Data Structures
3 471 (39.18%) Machine Learning
4 461 (38.35%) Java
5 401 (33.36%) Agile Software Development
6 383 (31.86%) SQL
7 342 (28.45%) Computer Science
8 332 (27.62%) Finance
9 311 (25.87%) Data Science
10 305 (25.37%) Software Engineering
11 266 (22.13%) C#
12 258 (21.46%) JavaScript
13 255 (21.21%) Analytics
14 246 (20.47%) Artificial Intelligence
15 231 (19.22%) Degree
16 216 (17.97%) Big Data
17 213 (17.72%) Linux
18 204 (16.97%) Mathematics
19 203 (16.89%) Amazon AWS
20 201 (16.72%) C++
21 195 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
22 176 (14.64%) Apache Spark
23 161 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
24 160 (13.31%) .NET
25 152 (12.65%) DevOps
26 150 (12.48%) TDD
27 148 (12.31%) OO
28 146 (12.15%) CSS
29 144 (11.98%) Docker
30 140 (11.65%) React

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
1 176 (14.64%) Apache Spark
2 75 (6.24%) Elasticsearch
3 40 (3.33%) Apache
4 28 (2.33%) IIS
5 26 (2.16%) Tomcat
6 16 (1.33%) SAS
7 14 (1.16%) Umbraco
8 11 (0.92%) Confluence
9 8 (0.67%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.50%) Apache Pig
10 6 (0.50%) Hyperledger
11 5 (0.42%) nginx
12 3 (0.25%) DNN
13 2 (0.17%) Apache Airflow
13 2 (0.17%) CMS
13 2 (0.17%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.17%) Jupyter
13 2 (0.17%) MS Exchange
14 1 (0.083%) Exchange Server 2010
14 1 (0.083%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.25%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.25%) SPSS
4 1 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.083%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.083%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.083%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.083%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
1 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.083%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.083%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.083%) RMDS
2 1 (0.083%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 203 (16.89%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (4.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 39 (3.24%) GitHub
5 31 (2.58%) AWS CloudFormation
6 17 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (1.41%) Serverless
7 16 (1.33%) Amazon S3
7 16 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
7 16 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (1.25%) Power Platform
9 13 (1.08%) Apigee
10 7 (0.58%) PaaS
11 6 (0.50%) Office 365
12 5 (0.42%) CloudFront
13 4 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (0.33%) FinancialForce
13 4 (0.33%) SaaS
13 4 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.58%) HTTP
2 9 (0.75%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.67%) Internet
4 4 (0.33%) FTP
5 3 (0.25%) AMQP
5 3 (0.25%) Broadband
5 3 (0.25%) MQTT
6 2 (0.17%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.17%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.17%) IMAP
6 2 (0.17%) NFC
6 2 (0.17%) SAN
6 2 (0.17%) Skype
6 2 (0.17%) SMTP
6 2 (0.17%) WAN
7 1 (0.083%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (17.97%) Big Data
2 133 (11.06%) Hadoop
3 109 (9.07%) NoSQL
4 91 (7.57%) SQL Server
5 80 (6.66%) Data Mining
5 80 (6.66%) Relational Database
6 58 (4.83%) MySQL
7 50 (4.16%) Apache Hive
8 47 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
9 45 (3.74%) Blockchain
10 32 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
11 31 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
12 27 (2.25%) Amazon Redshift
13 26 (2.16%) Redis
14 22 (1.83%) MongoDB
15 17 (1.41%) RDBMS
16 16 (1.33%) Oracle Database
17 15 (1.25%) Power BI
18 13 (1.08%) Data Lake
19 12 (1.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 113 (9.40%) Git (software)
2 43 (3.58%) Jenkins
3 33 (2.75%) Maven
4 30 (2.50%) Gradle
5 26 (2.16%) Jasmine
5 26 (2.16%) JUnit
6 25 (2.08%) Ant
7 24 (2.00%) webpack
8 20 (1.66%) Subversion
9 17 (1.41%) Grunt
9 17 (1.41%) gulp
10 16 (1.33%) JIRA
11 14 (1.16%) GitLab
11 14 (1.16%) PhantomJS
12 13 (1.08%) Karma Test Runner
12 13 (1.08%) Mocha
12 13 (1.08%) Protractor
12 13 (1.08%) Selenium
12 13 (1.08%) Sinon.JS
12 13 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 332 (27.62%) Finance
2 102 (8.49%) Games
3 76 (6.32%) Banking
4 55 (4.58%) Law
5 53 (4.41%) Marketing
6 52 (4.33%) Front Office
7 47 (3.91%) Retail
8 31 (2.58%) Legal
9 28 (2.33%) Electronics
10 26 (2.16%) Telecoms
11 23 (1.91%) Investment Banking
12 22 (1.83%) Advertising
13 12 (1.00%) Automotive
13 12 (1.00%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.92%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.42%) Back Office
15 5 (0.42%) Publishing
16 4 (0.33%) International Banking
16 4 (0.33%) Online Betting
17 3 (0.25%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 580 (48.25%) Developer
2 201 (16.72%) Java Developer
3 177 (14.73%) Data Scientist
4 150 (12.48%) Software Engineer
5 147 (12.23%) Senior Developer
6 138 (11.48%) C# Developer
7 83 (6.91%) Python Developer
8 72 (5.99%) Data Engineer
9 67 (5.57%) Java Engineer
9 67 (5.57%) Senior Data Scientist
10 57 (4.74%) SQL Developer
11 53 (4.41%) Senior Java Developer
12 48 (3.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 47 (3.91%) C++ Developer
13 47 (3.91%) Python Engineer
14 46 (3.83%) Java Software Engineer
15 43 (3.58%) Software Developer
16 42 (3.49%) Full Stack Developer
17 41 (3.41%) Machine Learning Engineer
18 39 (3.24%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (13.31%) .NET
2 146 (12.15%) CSS
3 140 (11.65%) React
4 129 (10.73%) HTML
5 127 (10.57%) AngularJS
6 116 (9.65%) RESTful
7 105 (8.74%) Natural Language Processing
8 97 (8.07%) TensorFlow
9 96 (7.99%) REST
10 89 (7.40%) Web Services
11 87 (7.24%) Spring
12 73 (6.07%) Redux
13 64 (5.32%) Pandas
13 64 (5.32%) scikit-learn
14 61 (5.07%) JSON
14 61 (5.07%) Node.js
15 60 (4.99%) ASP.NET
15 60 (4.99%) Kafka
16 55 (4.58%) NumPy
17 51 (4.24%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 500 (41.60%) Data Structures
2 161 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
3 98 (8.15%) Fintech
4 97 (8.07%) Hedge funds
5 96 (7.99%) User Experience
6 73 (6.07%) Derivative
7 72 (5.99%) Equities
8 48 (3.99%) Fixed Income
8 48 (3.99%) Linux Command Line
9 45 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
9 45 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
10 39 (3.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 34 (2.83%) Robotics
12 33 (2.75%) Mobile App
13 31 (2.58%) Equity Derivative
14 23 (1.91%) Credit Risk
15 22 (1.83%) Online Gambling
16 20 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
17 18 (1.50%) Virtual Team
18 16 (1.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 213 (17.72%) Linux
2 79 (6.57%) Unix
3 41 (3.41%) Windows
4 39 (3.24%) Android
5 16 (1.33%) Apple iOS
5 16 (1.33%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.42%) FreeRTOS
7 4 (0.33%) Solaris
8 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.083%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.083%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.083%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.083%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (39.18%) Machine Learning
2 401 (33.36%) Agile Software Development
3 342 (28.45%) Computer Science
4 311 (25.87%) Data Science
5 305 (25.37%) Software Engineering
6 255 (21.21%) Analytics
7 246 (20.47%) Artificial Intelligence
8 204 (16.97%) Mathematics
9 195 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
10 152 (12.65%) DevOps
11 150 (12.48%) TDD
12 148 (12.31%) OO
13 127 (10.57%) Multithreading
14 121 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
14 121 (10.07%) Visualisation
15 110 (9.15%) Microservices
16 98 (8.15%) Deep Learning
17 95 (7.90%) Statistics
18 91 (7.57%) Test Automation
19 90 (7.49%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 627 (52.16%) Python
2 461 (38.35%) Java
3 383 (31.86%) SQL
4 266 (22.13%) C#
5 258 (21.46%) JavaScript
6 201 (16.72%) C++
7 131 (10.90%) R
8 117 (9.73%) Scala
9 72 (5.99%) Go
10 58 (4.83%) ES6
11 51 (4.24%) TypeScript
12 48 (3.99%) C
13 42 (3.49%) F#
14 40 (3.33%) Java 8
15 37 (3.08%) Bash Shell
16 34 (2.83%) Perl
17 29 (2.41%) Objective-C
18 28 (2.33%) PHP
19 24 (2.00%) PowerShell
20 23 (1.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 231 (19.22%) Degree
2 111 (9.23%) PhD
3 63 (5.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (1.33%) Master's Degree
4 16 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.25%) MPhil
6 1 (0.083%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.41%) QA
2 14 (1.16%) WAI
3 11 (0.92%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.58%) GDPR
5 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.083%) MiFID
System Software
1 144 (11.98%) Docker
2 14 (1.16%) HDFS
3 12 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 10 (0.83%) Firmware
5 7 (0.58%) etcd
6 2 (0.17%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.083%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 78 (6.49%) Kubernetes
2 55 (4.58%) Ansible
3 30 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (2.00%) Terraform
5 20 (1.66%) Salt
6 11 (0.92%) Puppet
7 10 (0.83%) Consul
8 9 (0.75%) Kibana
9 7 (0.58%) Mesos
10 5 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (0.42%) Marathon
11 3 (0.25%) logstash
12 2 (0.17%) Chronos
12 2 (0.17%) Packer
Vendors
1 69 (5.74%) Oracle
2 48 (3.99%) Microsoft
3 43 (3.58%) Google
4 37 (3.08%) Tableau
5 22 (1.83%) SAP
6 20 (1.66%) Bloomberg
7 19 (1.58%) Cloudera
8 16 (1.33%) Fidessa
9 8 (0.67%) IBM
10 7 (0.58%) SaltStack
11 6 (0.50%) Appcelerator
11 6 (0.50%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.50%) Splunk
12 5 (0.42%) Alteryx
12 5 (0.42%) Atmel
12 5 (0.42%) hybris
12 5 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.42%) WorldPay
13 4 (0.33%) Databricks
13 4 (0.33%) Nuix