Period
to 8 March 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 8 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > London
6 months to
8 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 156 184 157
Rank change year-on-year +28 -27 +8
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 612 990 1,393
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.16% 1.98% 2.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.17% 4.79% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 534 788 1,238
Median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £120,000 £107,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +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 11,847 20,664 25,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.85% 41.38% 41.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9,349 16,175 20,582
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £112,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 8 March 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 8 March 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 +17 123 £82,500 +6.45% 57
West London +25 12 £56,250 -13.46% 29
North London +41 11 £62,500 - 1
East London +17 3 £70,000 -30.00% 10
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 8 March 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.

1 316 (51.63%) Python
2 261 (42.65%) Data Structures
3 234 (38.24%) Java
4 232 (37.91%) Finance
5 226 (36.93%) Machine Learning
6 198 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
7 196 (32.03%) Software Engineering
8 189 (30.88%) Data Science
9 171 (27.94%) Computer Science
10 153 (25.00%) AWS
11 147 (24.02%) SQL
12 136 (22.22%) C++
13 131 (21.41%) Microservices
14 128 (20.92%) Degree
15 127 (20.75%) Mathematics
16 120 (19.61%) JavaScript
17 115 (18.79%) Kubernetes
18 112 (18.30%) C#
19 111 (18.14%) Artificial Intelligence
20 110 (17.97%) Fintech
21 108 (17.65%) Docker
22 105 (17.16%) TDD
23 95 (15.52%) Analytics
24 92 (15.03%) Linux
25 85 (13.89%) .NET
26 83 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
27 71 (11.60%) Kafka
28 70 (11.44%) Multithreading
29 69 (11.27%) React
30 68 (11.11%) 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 65 (10.62%) Apache Spark
2 28 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (2.12%) Tornado
4 12 (1.96%) Apache
5 6 (0.98%) Apache Airflow
5 6 (0.98%) ArcGIS
6 5 (0.82%) Jupyter
6 5 (0.82%) nginx
7 4 (0.65%) Ethereum
7 4 (0.65%) SAS
7 4 (0.65%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.33%) Confluence
8 2 (0.33%) Luigi
9 1 (0.16%) CMS
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (0.98%) SPSS
2 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.33%) Figma
3 2 (0.33%) InVision
3 2 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.33%) Sketch
4 1 (0.16%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Quorum
Cloud Services
1 153 (25.00%) AWS
2 64 (10.46%) Azure
3 54 (8.82%) GCP
4 27 (4.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 21 (3.43%) SaaS
6 18 (2.94%) GitHub
7 16 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (2.45%) Power Platform
8 15 (2.45%) Serverless
9 13 (2.12%) IaaS
10 11 (1.80%) Amazon SageMaker
11 10 (1.63%) Amazon ECS
12 9 (1.47%) PaaS
13 7 (1.14%) AWS CodePipeline
14 6 (0.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 6 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 4 (0.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 4 (0.65%) AWS CodeDeploy
16 4 (0.65%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.61%) Internet
2 9 (1.47%) Firewall
3 8 (1.31%) HTTP
4 7 (1.14%) NAS
5 5 (0.82%) Parlay
6 4 (0.65%) IMAP
6 4 (0.65%) SMTP
7 3 (0.49%) DNS
8 2 (0.33%) DSL
9 1 (0.16%) 5G
9 1 (0.16%) FTP
9 1 (0.16%) LAN
9 1 (0.16%) Skype
9 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (10.13%) NoSQL
2 61 (9.97%) Big Data
3 54 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
4 47 (7.68%) Redis
5 34 (5.56%) Hadoop
6 29 (4.74%) SQL Server
7 28 (4.58%) Data Mining
8 27 (4.41%) Relational Database
9 25 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 25 (4.08%) MongoDB
9 25 (4.08%) Tableau
10 20 (3.27%) Hazelcast
11 15 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (2.45%) Power BI
12 14 (2.29%) Data Lake
13 12 (1.96%) Cosmos DB
14 10 (1.63%) Blockchain
15 9 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
16 6 (0.98%) BigQuery
16 6 (0.98%) Flink
Development Applications
1 60 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 30 (4.90%) Jenkins
3 23 (3.76%) Maven
4 16 (2.61%) GitLab
5 11 (1.80%) JIRA
6 10 (1.63%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (1.31%) CircleCI
7 8 (1.31%) Travis CI
8 6 (0.98%) Subversion
9 5 (0.82%) Mockito
10 4 (0.65%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.65%) git-flow
10 4 (0.65%) IntelliJ
10 4 (0.65%) SonarQube
10 4 (0.65%) TestNG
10 4 (0.65%) WebStorm
11 2 (0.33%) Moq
11 2 (0.33%) MSTest
11 2 (0.33%) NUnit
11 2 (0.33%) TeamCity
General
1 232 (37.91%) Finance
2 50 (8.17%) Games
3 48 (7.84%) Banking
4 39 (6.37%) Retail
5 36 (5.88%) Front Office
5 36 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 22 (3.59%) Electronics
7 21 (3.43%) Online Betting
8 19 (3.10%) Marketing
9 14 (2.29%) Back Office
10 12 (1.96%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.80%) Financial Institution
12 10 (1.63%) Advertising
13 9 (1.47%) Investment Banking
13 9 (1.47%) Public Sector
14 6 (0.98%) Law
15 3 (0.49%) Automotive
15 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.33%) Legal
17 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 257 (41.99%) Developer
2 96 (15.69%) Java Developer
3 93 (15.20%) Data Scientist
4 79 (12.91%) Software Engineer
5 51 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 42 (6.86%) Python Developer
7 37 (6.05%) C# Developer
8 36 (5.88%) Python Engineer
9 33 (5.39%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 32 (5.23%) Java Engineer
11 26 (4.25%) Data Engineer
11 26 (4.25%) Java Software Engineer
11 26 (4.25%) Senior Data Scientist
12 24 (3.92%) .NET Developer
13 22 (3.59%) Full Stack Developer
13 22 (3.59%) Senior Software Engineer
14 21 (3.43%) C# .NET Developer
14 21 (3.43%) C++ Developer
15 19 (3.10%) Core Java Developer
15 19 (3.10%) Java Developer - Fintech
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (13.89%) .NET
2 71 (11.60%) Kafka
3 69 (11.27%) React
4 54 (8.82%) .NET Core
4 54 (8.82%) TensorFlow
5 52 (8.50%) Spring
6 51 (8.33%) Node.js
7 44 (7.19%) Spring Boot
8 42 (6.86%) PyTorch
9 41 (6.70%) Natural Language Processing
10 39 (6.37%) CSS
10 39 (6.37%) RabbitMQ
11 38 (6.21%) AngularJS
12 36 (5.88%) Pandas
13 35 (5.72%) HTML
14 34 (5.56%) Web Services
15 31 (5.07%) REST
16 29 (4.74%) NumPy
17 26 (4.25%) RESTful
17 26 (4.25%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 261 (42.65%) Data Structures
2 68 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (10.78%) Hedge funds
4 62 (10.13%) User Experience
5 35 (5.72%) Derivative
6 32 (5.23%) Greenfield Project
7 30 (4.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 26 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
9 22 (3.59%) Online Games
10 21 (3.43%) Cloud Native
10 21 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
10 21 (3.43%) Equities
10 21 (3.43%) Media Streaming
10 21 (3.43%) Over-the-Top Content
11 19 (3.10%) Fixed Income
12 12 (1.96%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.47%) FMCG
14 7 (1.14%) Augmented Reality
14 7 (1.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 7 (1.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 92 (15.03%) Linux
2 13 (2.12%) Windows
3 11 (1.80%) Unix
4 7 (1.14%) Android
4 7 (1.14%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.65%) CentOS
5 4 (0.65%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.16%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (36.93%) Machine Learning
2 198 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (32.03%) Software Engineering
4 189 (30.88%) Data Science
5 171 (27.94%) Computer Science
6 131 (21.41%) Microservices
7 127 (20.75%) Mathematics
8 111 (18.14%) Artificial Intelligence
9 110 (17.97%) Fintech
10 105 (17.16%) TDD
11 95 (15.52%) Analytics
12 83 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
13 70 (11.44%) Multithreading
14 65 (10.62%) Visualisation
15 62 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
16 56 (9.15%) OO
17 55 (8.99%) Statistics
18 52 (8.50%) ETL
19 48 (7.84%) Data Visualisation
19 48 (7.84%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 316 (51.63%) Python
2 234 (38.24%) Java
3 147 (24.02%) SQL
4 136 (22.22%) C++
5 120 (19.61%) JavaScript
6 112 (18.30%) C#
7 64 (10.46%) Go
7 64 (10.46%) R
7 64 (10.46%) Scala
8 57 (9.31%) Java 8
9 50 (8.17%) TypeScript
10 34 (5.56%) C
11 26 (4.25%) Bash Shell
12 13 (2.12%) Erlang
12 13 (2.12%) F#
12 13 (2.12%) Haskell
12 13 (2.12%) PHP
13 12 (1.96%) Kotlin
14 9 (1.47%) Groovy
14 9 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 128 (20.92%) Degree
2 64 (10.46%) PhD
3 34 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (5.56%) Master's Degree
4 14 (2.29%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.80%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (1.47%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.31%) Postgraduate
8 5 (0.82%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.16%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.80%) QA
2 3 (0.49%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.49%) DICOM
2 3 (0.49%) ISO 13485
2 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 108 (17.65%) Docker
2 11 (1.80%) Firmware
3 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 115 (18.79%) Kubernetes
2 55 (8.99%) Terraform
3 12 (1.96%) Ansible
4 10 (1.63%) Prometheus
4 10 (1.63%) Puppet
5 7 (1.14%) Kibana
6 6 (0.98%) Marathon
6 6 (0.98%) Mesos
7 5 (0.82%) Istio
8 3 (0.49%) Grafana
8 3 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.33%) Oozie
9 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.33%) systemd
Vendors
1 24 (3.92%) Google
2 18 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 12 (1.96%) Oracle
4 8 (1.31%) Databricks
4 8 (1.31%) SAP
5 6 (0.98%) Alteryx
5 6 (0.98%) Facebook
6 5 (0.82%) DataRobot
7 4 (0.65%) PagerDuty
7 4 (0.65%) Solace
8 3 (0.49%) Cloudera
8 3 (0.49%) Fidessa
8 3 (0.49%) New Relic
8 3 (0.49%) Twitter
8 3 (0.49%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.33%) Snowplow
9 2 (0.33%) Sybase
9 2 (0.33%) Talend
9 2 (0.33%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.16%) Atlassian