Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 142 151 164
Rank change year-on-year +9 +13 -6
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 1,299 511 1,138
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.57% 2.17% 2.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.88% 5.59% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 524 462 870
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £46,250
25th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
75th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £100,000
90th Percentile £121,750 £128,750 £122,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - -

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 22,108 9,146 19,547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.70% 38.75% 38.38%
Number of salaries quoted 13,538 7,715 15,408
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,678 £36,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £118,750 £112,500 £115,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 18 January 2022.

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 18 January 2022. 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 -46 123 £82,500 -2.94% 64
West London -51 39 £71,250 +35.71% 26
South London - 35 £50,000 - 3
East London -21 18 £67,500 -3.57% 15
North London -18 6 £29,500 -52.80%
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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.

1 775 (59.66%) Python
2 581 (44.73%) Software Engineering
3 569 (43.80%) Machine Learning
4 488 (37.57%) Data Science
5 465 (35.80%) Java
6 450 (34.64%) Data Structures
7 423 (32.56%) Degree
8 418 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
9 403 (31.02%) AWS
10 387 (29.79%) Computer Science
11 364 (28.02%) Social Skills
12 339 (26.10%) SQL
13 324 (24.94%) Artificial Intelligence
14 312 (24.02%) Analytics
15 295 (22.71%) Finance
16 280 (21.56%) Kubernetes
17 272 (20.94%) JavaScript
18 270 (20.79%) Docker
19 267 (20.55%) Mathematics
20 231 (17.78%) Statistics
21 223 (17.17%) React
22 217 (16.71%) Full Stack Development
23 212 (16.32%) GCP
24 201 (15.47%) C++
25 199 (15.32%) Git (software)
26 198 (15.24%) TDD
26 198 (15.24%) DevOps
27 193 (14.86%) Microservices
28 192 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
29 190 (14.63%) C#

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
1 131 (10.08%) Apache Spark
2 49 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
3 35 (2.69%) Apache Airflow
4 32 (2.46%) Jupyter
5 11 (0.85%) Apache
6 10 (0.77%) CMS
6 10 (0.77%) Ethereum
7 7 (0.54%) Confluence
7 7 (0.54%) Gunicorn
7 7 (0.54%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.46%) Apache Solr
8 6 (0.46%) IBM HTTP Server
8 6 (0.46%) nginx
8 6 (0.46%) Tornado
9 5 (0.38%) WordPress
10 4 (0.31%) Mule
10 4 (0.31%) SAS
11 3 (0.23%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.23%) IIS
11 3 (0.23%) WinCC
Applications
1 13 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.62%) Chatbot
2 8 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.23%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.15%) InVision
5 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.15%) Sketch
6 1 (0.077%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (0.54%) Distributed Ledger
1 7 (0.54%) R3 Corda
2 4 (0.31%) MetaTrader
3 3 (0.23%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.077%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.077%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 403 (31.02%) AWS
2 212 (16.32%) GCP
3 185 (14.24%) Azure
4 131 (10.08%) Serverless
5 68 (5.23%) GitHub
6 53 (4.08%) OpenShift
7 51 (3.93%) SaaS
8 46 (3.54%) Amazon S3
9 39 (3.00%) Amazon SQS
10 33 (2.54%) AWS Lambda
10 33 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
11 32 (2.46%) Power Platform
12 30 (2.31%) Slack
13 27 (2.08%) Amazon Kinesis
14 19 (1.46%) Amazon SageMaker
15 18 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
15 18 (1.39%) Dropbox
16 15 (1.15%) Amazon ECS
16 15 (1.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 14 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.00%) Kerberos
2 35 (2.69%) HTTP
3 24 (1.85%) Internet
4 16 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.54%) Firewall
5 7 (0.54%) HTTPS
5 7 (0.54%) IPv6
5 7 (0.54%) RTSP
5 7 (0.54%) UPnP
6 6 (0.46%) Broadband
6 6 (0.46%) Multicast
6 6 (0.46%) SSH
7 4 (0.31%) MQTT
8 3 (0.23%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.15%) Network Security
9 2 (0.15%) SNMP
10 1 (0.077%) UWB
10 1 (0.077%) Wideband
10 1 (0.077%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (12.70%) Big Data
2 102 (7.85%) Relational Database
3 100 (7.70%) NoSQL
4 76 (5.85%) Hadoop
5 67 (5.16%) SQL Server
6 63 (4.85%) MySQL
7 59 (4.54%) PostgreSQL
8 57 (4.39%) MongoDB
9 52 (4.00%) Tableau
10 46 (3.54%) BigQuery
11 38 (2.93%) Redis
12 37 (2.85%) Data Lake
13 35 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
14 33 (2.54%) Apache Hive
14 33 (2.54%) RDBMS
15 30 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
15 30 (2.31%) Data Mining
15 30 (2.31%) Power BI
16 29 (2.23%) Blockchain
17 25 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 199 (15.32%) Git (software)
2 140 (10.78%) Jenkins
3 66 (5.08%) Maven
4 46 (3.54%) JIRA
5 45 (3.46%) GitLab
6 30 (2.31%) Selenium
7 26 (2.00%) Postman
8 22 (1.69%) Cypress.io
9 21 (1.62%) CircleCI
10 20 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (1.46%) JUnit
12 18 (1.39%) WebDriver
13 17 (1.31%) TeamCity
14 14 (1.08%) Appium
14 14 (1.08%) SonarQube
15 13 (1.00%) Gradle
16 12 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
16 12 (0.92%) Travis CI
17 10 (0.77%) Bitbucket
17 10 (0.77%) webpack
General
1 364 (28.02%) Social Skills
2 295 (22.71%) Finance
3 177 (13.63%) Analytical Skills
4 95 (7.31%) Retail
5 83 (6.39%) Marketing
6 79 (6.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 65 (5.00%) Games
8 60 (4.62%) Banking
9 49 (3.77%) Presentation Skills
10 43 (3.31%) Telecoms
11 37 (2.85%) Pharmaceutical
12 36 (2.77%) Front Office
13 30 (2.31%) Public Sector
14 27 (2.08%) Financial Institution
15 23 (1.77%) Aerospace
16 22 (1.69%) Advertising
17 21 (1.62%) Law
18 20 (1.54%) Automotive
18 20 (1.54%) Electronics
19 15 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 337 (25.94%) Developer
2 300 (23.09%) Software Engineer
3 232 (17.86%) Data Scientist
4 149 (11.47%) Senior Software Engineer
5 126 (9.70%) Java Developer
6 105 (8.08%) Senior Data Scientist
7 72 (5.54%) Data Engineer
8 68 (5.23%) Backend Developer
9 63 (4.85%) Senior Developer
10 58 (4.46%) Full Stack Developer
11 57 (4.39%) Machine Learning Engineer
12 46 (3.54%) Analyst
13 38 (2.93%) Python Engineer
14 30 (2.31%) Software Developer
15 29 (2.23%) Data Analyst
16 28 (2.16%) Java Engineer
17 27 (2.08%) Python Developer
18 23 (1.77%) Lead Software Engineer
18 23 (1.77%) Programmer
18 23 (1.77%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (17.17%) React
2 139 (10.70%) Node.js
3 126 (9.70%) RESTful
4 115 (8.85%) REST
5 109 (8.39%) Kafka
6 107 (8.24%) .NET
6 107 (8.24%) Web Services
7 105 (8.08%) TensorFlow
8 103 (7.93%) AngularJS
8 103 (7.93%) Spring Boot
9 93 (7.16%) Pandas
10 92 (7.08%) scikit-learn
11 91 (7.01%) Spring
12 78 (6.00%) PyTorch
13 76 (5.85%) NumPy
14 69 (5.31%) HTML
15 68 (5.23%) CSS
16 46 (3.54%) Swing
17 42 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
18 41 (3.16%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 450 (34.64%) Data Structures
2 92 (7.08%) User Experience
3 58 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
4 52 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 38 (2.93%) Hedge funds
5 38 (2.93%) Virtual Team
6 36 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
6 36 (2.77%) Mobile App
7 35 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 32 (2.46%) Renewable Energy
9 30 (2.31%) Derivative
10 24 (1.85%) Data Centre
11 20 (1.54%) Life Science
12 19 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
13 17 (1.31%) Augmented Reality
14 15 (1.15%) Cloud Native
15 14 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
15 14 (1.08%) Equities
15 14 (1.08%) Fixed Income
16 13 (1.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 137 (10.55%) Linux
2 62 (4.77%) Unix
3 46 (3.54%) Android
4 44 (3.39%) Apple iOS
5 37 (2.85%) Windows
6 7 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (0.54%) Mesosphere
6 7 (0.54%) Robot Operating System
7 3 (0.23%) DC/OS
8 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.077%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.077%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.077%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 581 (44.73%) Software Engineering
2 569 (43.80%) Machine Learning
3 488 (37.57%) Data Science
4 418 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
5 387 (29.79%) Computer Science
6 324 (24.94%) Artificial Intelligence
7 312 (24.02%) Analytics
8 267 (20.55%) Mathematics
9 231 (17.78%) Statistics
10 217 (16.71%) Full Stack Development
11 198 (15.24%) DevOps
11 198 (15.24%) TDD
12 193 (14.86%) Microservices
13 192 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
14 177 (13.63%) OO
15 130 (10.01%) Mentoring
15 130 (10.01%) Natural Language Processing
16 117 (9.01%) Decision-Making
17 116 (8.93%) Test Automation
18 114 (8.78%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 775 (59.66%) Python
2 465 (35.80%) Java
3 339 (26.10%) SQL
4 272 (20.94%) JavaScript
5 201 (15.47%) C++
6 190 (14.63%) C#
7 120 (9.24%) C
7 120 (9.24%) TypeScript
8 112 (8.62%) Go
9 103 (7.93%) R
10 95 (7.31%) Java 8
11 87 (6.70%) Scala
12 79 (6.08%) MATLAB
13 63 (4.85%) Bash
14 54 (4.16%) Ruby
15 46 (3.54%) Kotlin
16 35 (2.69%) Rust
17 34 (2.62%) PHP
18 29 (2.23%) Clojure
19 27 (2.08%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 423 (32.56%) Degree
2 134 (10.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 125 (9.62%) PhD
4 32 (2.46%) Master's Degree
5 25 (1.92%) HND
6 22 (1.69%) Numerate Degree
7 11 (0.85%) AWS Certification
8 8 (0.62%) Security Cleared
9 6 (0.46%) MCSA
9 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.31%) OCPJP
10 4 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.31%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.23%) HNC
11 3 (0.23%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.15%) CCNA
12 2 (0.15%) CCNP
12 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (5.85%) QA
2 24 (1.85%) Accessibility
3 23 (1.77%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.54%) GRC
5 6 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.46%) NIST
6 5 (0.38%) Actionable Recommendations
6 5 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (0.31%) GDPR
8 3 (0.23%) IEC 61131
9 1 (0.077%) MiFID
9 1 (0.077%) Solvency II
System Software
1 270 (20.79%) Docker
2 6 (0.46%) Firmware
3 4 (0.31%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.23%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.23%) HDFS
4 3 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.077%) etcd
Systems Management
1 280 (21.56%) Kubernetes
2 91 (7.01%) Terraform
3 50 (3.85%) Ansible
4 26 (2.00%) Prometheus
5 19 (1.46%) Kibana
6 17 (1.31%) Grafana
6 17 (1.31%) logstash
7 12 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (0.85%) Istio
9 10 (0.77%) Kubeflow
9 10 (0.77%) Puppet
10 7 (0.54%) Automic
11 4 (0.31%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.31%) Oozie
11 4 (0.31%) Opsgenie
11 4 (0.31%) Pingdom
11 4 (0.31%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.23%) Marathon
12 3 (0.23%) Mesos
Vendors
1 132 (10.16%) Google
2 63 (4.85%) Oracle
3 46 (3.54%) Microsoft
4 40 (3.08%) Twitter
5 18 (1.39%) BEA
5 18 (1.39%) CrowdStrike
5 18 (1.39%) Spotify
6 15 (1.15%) Apple
7 13 (1.00%) Alibaba
7 13 (1.00%) SAP
8 11 (0.85%) Splunk
9 10 (0.77%) Cloudera
9 10 (0.77%) Databricks
10 9 (0.69%) IBM
10 9 (0.69%) Informatica
11 8 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.54%) Adobe
12 7 (0.54%) Solace
13 6 (0.46%) LexisNexis
14 5 (0.38%) LogRhythm