Period
to 21 February 2018

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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > London
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 188 174
Rank change year-on-year +26 -14 +53
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 1,510 1,294 1,685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.15% 1.85% 1.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.53% 4.03% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,233 1,071 1,461
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £39,950
90th Percentile £110,000 £112,500 £96,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +15.00%

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 33,339 32,102 40,610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.45% 45.83% 47.90%
Number of salaries quoted 26,355 26,950 33,537
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,400
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +4.69% +0.73%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 February 2018.

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 February 2018. 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 -16 304 £72,500 +11.54% 78
West London +57 51 £68,750 +14.58% 29
East London -7 25 £75,000 -11.76% 10
South London -7 14 £47,500 -15.18% 3
North London +5 5 £62,500 +13.64% 6
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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.

1 741 (49.07%) Python
2 603 (39.93%) Java
3 570 (37.75%) Machine Learning
4 530 (35.10%) Finance
5 509 (33.71%) Computer Science
6 507 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
7 488 (32.32%) Data Science
8 476 (31.52%) Data Structures
9 466 (30.86%) SQL
10 381 (25.23%) Degree
11 342 (22.65%) Software Engineering
12 337 (22.32%) Analytics
13 330 (21.85%) Big Data
13 330 (21.85%) C++
14 328 (21.72%) Apache Spark
15 303 (20.07%) Mathematics
16 276 (18.28%) Linux
17 255 (16.89%) OO
18 245 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
19 241 (15.96%) C#
20 238 (15.76%) R
21 224 (14.83%) JavaScript
22 222 (14.70%) Hadoop
23 221 (14.64%) Amazon AWS
24 216 (14.30%) TDD
25 213 (14.11%) Multithreading
26 210 (13.91%) PhD
27 201 (13.31%) Scala
28 196 (12.98%) Banking
29 191 (12.65%) NoSQL

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
1 328 (21.72%) Apache Spark
2 62 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
3 60 (3.97%) Apache
4 43 (2.85%) SAS
5 29 (1.92%) Apache Solr
6 22 (1.46%) Apache Pig
7 20 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 20 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 15 (0.99%) nginx
9 9 (0.60%) Apache Airflow
10 8 (0.53%) Luigi
11 7 (0.46%) ArcGIS
11 7 (0.46%) IPython
12 5 (0.33%) CMS
12 5 (0.33%) JBoss
13 3 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.20%) DNN
13 3 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
13 3 (0.20%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.79%) Chatbot
3 6 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.33%) SPSS
5 3 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.066%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.066%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.066%) Simulink
6 1 (0.066%) Weka
Business Applications
1 8 (0.53%) MetaTrader
2 7 (0.46%) RMDS
3 5 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.066%) Capstone
4 1 (0.066%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.066%) Magento
4 1 (0.066%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 221 (14.64%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 28 (1.85%) SaaS
5 25 (1.66%) Amazon S3
5 25 (1.66%) GitHub
6 24 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.79%) Google Analytics
9 10 (0.66%) Serverless
10 9 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (0.60%) PaaS
10 9 (0.60%) Slack
11 8 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
11 8 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 8 (0.53%) CloudFront
12 7 (0.46%) npm
12 7 (0.46%) Route 53
12 7 (0.46%) Trello
13 6 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 58 (3.84%) HTTP
2 42 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 30 (1.99%) Internet
4 26 (1.72%) SSL
5 9 (0.60%) Firewall
5 9 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (0.60%) Network Security
5 9 (0.60%) VoIP
6 7 (0.46%) InfiniBand
6 7 (0.46%) Multicast
7 6 (0.40%) DAB
8 5 (0.33%) DVB
8 5 (0.33%) FIX Connectivity
8 5 (0.33%) Skype
8 5 (0.33%) Wireless
9 3 (0.20%) AMQP
9 3 (0.20%) IPFIX
10 2 (0.13%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.066%) LAN
11 1 (0.066%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 330 (21.85%) Big Data
2 222 (14.70%) Hadoop
3 191 (12.65%) NoSQL
4 104 (6.89%) Relational Database
5 101 (6.69%) MongoDB
6 94 (6.23%) Data Mining
7 87 (5.76%) SQL Server
8 83 (5.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 52 (3.44%) MySQL
10 49 (3.25%) Oracle Database
11 44 (2.91%) Apache Hive
11 44 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
12 34 (2.25%) Redis
13 32 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
13 32 (2.12%) RDBMS
14 29 (1.92%) HBase
14 29 (1.92%) KDB
15 27 (1.79%) Text Mining
16 22 (1.46%) Blockchain
17 21 (1.39%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 136 (9.01%) Git (software)
2 52 (3.44%) Jenkins
3 50 (3.31%) JUnit
4 42 (2.78%) Maven
5 34 (2.25%) JIRA
5 34 (2.25%) Subversion
6 24 (1.59%) TeamCity
7 23 (1.52%) Mockito
8 16 (1.06%) Mocha
8 16 (1.06%) Vagrant
9 15 (0.99%) Gradle
9 15 (0.99%) Jasmine
9 15 (0.99%) webpack
10 14 (0.93%) Codeception
10 14 (0.93%) gulp
11 13 (0.86%) Mercurial
11 13 (0.86%) NUnit
12 12 (0.79%) CircleCI
12 12 (0.79%) Selenium
13 11 (0.73%) IntelliJ
General
1 530 (35.10%) Finance
2 196 (12.98%) Banking
3 133 (8.81%) Marketing
4 122 (8.08%) Front Office
5 117 (7.75%) Investment Banking
6 109 (7.22%) Games
7 101 (6.69%) Retail
8 68 (4.50%) Retail Banking
9 51 (3.38%) Telecoms
10 39 (2.58%) Legal
11 36 (2.38%) Financial Institution
12 28 (1.85%) Advertising
12 28 (1.85%) Electronics
13 26 (1.72%) Manufacturing
14 12 (0.79%) Back Office
15 9 (0.60%) Automotive
15 9 (0.60%) Online Betting
15 9 (0.60%) Publishing
16 8 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.46%) Law
Job Titles
1 591 (39.14%) Developer
2 259 (17.15%) Data Scientist
3 214 (14.17%) Java Developer
4 160 (10.60%) Software Engineer
5 102 (6.75%) Senior Developer
6 90 (5.96%) Python Developer
7 76 (5.03%) C# Developer
8 71 (4.70%) Data Engineer
9 68 (4.50%) Java Engineer
10 66 (4.37%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 62 (4.11%) Architect
11 62 (4.11%) Senior Data Scientist
12 56 (3.71%) C++ Developer
13 54 (3.58%) Senior Software Engineer
14 50 (3.31%) Senior Java Developer
15 46 (3.05%) Java Software Engineer
15 46 (3.05%) Software Developer
16 42 (2.78%) .NET Developer
17 38 (2.52%) Machine Learning Scientist
18 37 (2.45%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (11.52%) Natural Language Processing
2 141 (9.34%) .NET
3 126 (8.34%) Kafka
4 118 (7.81%) REST
5 117 (7.75%) Spring
6 114 (7.55%) HTML
7 106 (7.02%) Web Services
8 90 (5.96%) CSS
9 88 (5.83%) NumPy
10 86 (5.70%) AngularJS
11 79 (5.23%) Pandas
12 72 (4.77%) RESTful
13 63 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
14 62 (4.11%) React
15 60 (3.97%) HTML5
16 55 (3.64%) scikit-learn
17 54 (3.58%) Node.js
17 54 (3.58%) SciPy
18 53 (3.51%) TensorFlow
19 51 (3.38%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 509 (33.71%) Computer Science
2 476 (31.52%) Data Structures
3 245 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
4 138 (9.14%) Fintech
5 94 (6.23%) Equities
6 93 (6.16%) User Experience
7 85 (5.63%) Hedge funds
8 84 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
9 79 (5.23%) Fixed Income
10 59 (3.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 56 (3.71%) Linux Command Line
12 51 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
13 30 (1.99%) Derivative
14 25 (1.66%) Management Information System
15 24 (1.59%) Clustering
16 18 (1.19%) Mobile App
16 18 (1.19%) Robotics
17 17 (1.13%) Blog
18 15 (0.99%) Client/Server
18 15 (0.99%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 276 (18.28%) Linux
2 145 (9.60%) Unix
3 37 (2.45%) Windows
4 18 (1.19%) Apple iOS
5 16 (1.06%) Android
6 3 (0.20%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.13%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.066%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.066%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.066%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 570 (37.75%) Machine Learning
2 507 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
3 488 (32.32%) Data Science
4 342 (22.65%) Software Engineering
5 337 (22.32%) Analytics
6 303 (20.07%) Mathematics
7 255 (16.89%) OO
8 216 (14.30%) TDD
9 213 (14.11%) Multithreading
10 165 (10.93%) Statistics
11 154 (10.20%) E-Commerce
12 150 (9.93%) OOP
13 149 (9.87%) Open Source
14 148 (9.80%) Scrum
15 140 (9.27%) OOD
16 136 (9.01%) Deep Learning
17 129 (8.54%) Artificial Intelligence
18 118 (7.81%) Microservices
19 111 (7.35%) Neural Network
20 109 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 741 (49.07%) Python
2 603 (39.93%) Java
3 466 (30.86%) SQL
4 330 (21.85%) C++
5 241 (15.96%) C#
6 238 (15.76%) R
7 224 (14.83%) JavaScript
8 201 (13.31%) Scala
9 115 (7.62%) C
10 104 (6.89%) MATLAB
11 76 (5.03%) PHP
12 62 (4.11%) Shell Script
13 57 (3.77%) Bash Shell
14 53 (3.51%) Perl
15 50 (3.31%) Go
16 43 (2.85%) Ruby
17 29 (1.92%) ES6
17 29 (1.92%) F#
18 22 (1.46%) PowerShell
19 21 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 381 (25.23%) Degree
2 210 (13.91%) PhD
3 137 (9.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 46 (3.05%) Master's Degree
5 35 (2.32%) Numerate Degree
6 12 (0.79%) Security Cleared
7 9 (0.60%) CEH
7 9 (0.60%) CISA
7 9 (0.60%) CISM
7 9 (0.60%) CISSP
7 9 (0.60%) SANS
8 2 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.066%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.066%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.066%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.066%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.066%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.066%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (7.02%) QA
2 9 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.53%) GCP
4 3 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.066%) COBIT
5 1 (0.066%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.066%) GDPR
5 1 (0.066%) MiFID
System Software
1 69 (4.57%) Docker
2 18 (1.19%) HDFS
3 15 (0.99%) Apache Flume
4 7 (0.46%) Varnish
5 3 (0.20%) GridGain
6 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.066%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.066%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 30 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (1.39%) Ansible
3 20 (1.32%) Kubernetes
4 15 (0.99%) Puppet
5 14 (0.93%) Hadoop YARN
6 10 (0.66%) Mesos
7 8 (0.53%) Kibana
8 5 (0.33%) Nagios
8 5 (0.33%) Terraform
9 3 (0.20%) Cacti
9 3 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.13%) Oozie
10 2 (0.13%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.066%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.066%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.066%) Grafana
11 1 (0.066%) logstash
11 1 (0.066%) StatsD
Vendors
1 112 (7.42%) Oracle
2 78 (5.17%) Google
3 34 (2.25%) Bloomberg
3 34 (2.25%) Microsoft
4 32 (2.12%) Fidessa
5 31 (2.05%) Tableau
6 21 (1.39%) SAP
7 17 (1.13%) Cloudera
8 15 (0.99%) MapR
9 14 (0.93%) Hortonworks
9 14 (0.93%) TIBCO
10 13 (0.86%) IBM
10 13 (0.86%) Murex
11 12 (0.79%) GoldenSource
12 11 (0.73%) New Relic
13 10 (0.66%) Twitter
14 8 (0.53%) Reuters
14 8 (0.53%) WorldPay
15 6 (0.40%) ESRI
15 6 (0.40%) Sony