Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 149 157 195
Rank change year-on-year +8 +38 +14
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 1,263 1,556 1,418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.31% 2.29% 1.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.54% 5.35% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1,219 983
London median annual salary £75,000 £68,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% +0.74% +3.85%
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £117,000 £102,500 £105,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 22,817 29,103 33,906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.72% 42.87% 45.53%
Number of salaries quoted 17,759 22,401 23,710
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +2.36%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £95,000
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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -17 250 £82,000 +17.14% 95
West London +7 64 £66,250 +20.45% 37
South London -21 9 £52,500 +31.25% 6
East London +24 2 £97,500 +44.44% 18
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 678 (53.68%) Python
2 460 (36.42%) Machine Learning
3 428 (33.89%) Java
4 424 (33.57%) Data Structures
5 422 (33.41%) Agile Software Development
6 405 (32.07%) Computer Science
7 400 (31.67%) SQL
8 381 (30.17%) Data Science
9 338 (26.76%) Software Engineering
10 335 (26.52%) Degree
11 319 (25.26%) AWS
12 301 (23.83%) Finance
13 288 (22.80%) JavaScript
14 264 (20.90%) Problem-Solving
15 259 (20.51%) C#
16 254 (20.11%) Mathematics
17 246 (19.48%) Analytics
18 222 (17.58%) Big Data
19 209 (16.55%) Apache Spark
19 209 (16.55%) Analytical Skills
20 204 (16.15%) Statistics
21 194 (15.36%) Artificial Intelligence
22 185 (14.65%) OO
23 184 (14.57%) C++
24 181 (14.33%) TDD
25 174 (13.78%) Linux
26 169 (13.38%) Docker
27 166 (13.14%) React
28 155 (12.27%) HTML
29 152 (12.03%) PhD

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
1 209 (16.55%) Apache Spark
2 46 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (2.45%) SAS
4 20 (1.58%) Apache
5 18 (1.43%) Tomcat
6 15 (1.19%) Confluence
7 14 (1.11%) IIS
8 13 (1.03%) Apache Airflow
9 12 (0.95%) Umbraco
10 10 (0.79%) Luigi
11 9 (0.71%) Jupyter
12 5 (0.40%) CMS
12 5 (0.40%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.24%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.24%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.24%) GemFire
14 2 (0.16%) DNN
14 2 (0.16%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.16%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.16%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.63%) Mathematica
3 5 (0.40%) Simulink
4 3 (0.24%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.24%) SPSS
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.16%) Stata
6 1 (0.079%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.16%) Quorum
2 2 (0.16%) RMDS
2 2 (0.16%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.079%) Data Workbench
3 1 (0.079%) Magento
3 1 (0.079%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.079%) Ripple
3 1 (0.079%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.079%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 319 (25.26%) AWS
2 136 (10.77%) Azure
3 104 (8.23%) GCP
4 57 (4.51%) Cloud Computing
5 35 (2.77%) AWS CloudFormation
6 33 (2.61%) Serverless
7 31 (2.45%) GitHub
8 22 (1.74%) Amazon S3
9 21 (1.66%) AWS Lambda
10 17 (1.35%) Amazon EKS
10 17 (1.35%) Amazon Kinesis
11 16 (1.27%) SaaS
12 15 (1.19%) Azure Data Factory
13 12 (0.95%) Amazon EMR
14 11 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (0.71%) Amazon ECS
15 9 (0.71%) Google Analytics
16 8 (0.63%) PaaS
16 8 (0.63%) Power Platform
17 4 (0.32%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.14%) HTTP
2 12 (0.95%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.40%) WAN
4 3 (0.24%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.24%) Internet
4 3 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (0.24%) LAN
5 2 (0.16%) IMAP
5 2 (0.16%) Multicast
5 2 (0.16%) Skype
5 2 (0.16%) SMS
5 2 (0.16%) SMTP
6 1 (0.079%) Broadband
6 1 (0.079%) RS-232
6 1 (0.079%) RS-422
6 1 (0.079%) RS-485
6 1 (0.079%) SAN
6 1 (0.079%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.079%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (17.58%) Big Data
2 150 (11.88%) Hadoop
3 96 (7.60%) NoSQL
4 79 (6.25%) Data Mining
5 78 (6.18%) SQL Server
6 67 (5.30%) Relational Database
7 54 (4.28%) Apache Hive
8 51 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
9 38 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
10 37 (2.93%) MongoDB
11 36 (2.85%) MySQL
12 31 (2.45%) BigQuery
13 28 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 27 (2.14%) Blockchain
14 27 (2.14%) HBase
15 25 (1.98%) Data Lake
16 24 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
17 23 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 21 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
18 21 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 122 (9.66%) Git (software)
2 41 (3.25%) Jenkins
3 37 (2.93%) Jasmine
3 37 (2.93%) webpack
4 36 (2.85%) Selenium
5 35 (2.77%) Mocha
5 35 (2.77%) Sinon.JS
6 34 (2.69%) Karma Test Runner
6 34 (2.69%) Protractor
7 25 (1.98%) JIRA
8 21 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (1.50%) Grunt
9 19 (1.50%) Maven
10 16 (1.27%) gulp
11 13 (1.03%) Cucumber
12 10 (0.79%) PostCSS
13 9 (0.71%) Babel
13 9 (0.71%) GitLab
14 8 (0.63%) Bitbucket
14 8 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 301 (23.83%) Finance
2 105 (8.31%) Games
3 99 (7.84%) Banking
3 99 (7.84%) Marketing
4 78 (6.18%) Retail
5 73 (5.78%) Front Office
6 49 (3.88%) Law
7 32 (2.53%) Investment Banking
7 32 (2.53%) Telecoms
8 24 (1.90%) Electronics
9 23 (1.82%) Automotive
10 19 (1.50%) Financial Institution
11 15 (1.19%) Manufacturing
11 15 (1.19%) Public Sector
12 12 (0.95%) Advertising
12 12 (0.95%) Legal
13 11 (0.87%) Publishing
14 5 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.32%) Back Office
16 2 (0.16%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 500 (39.59%) Developer
2 184 (14.57%) Data Scientist
3 173 (13.70%) Software Engineer
4 160 (12.67%) Java Developer
5 114 (9.03%) C# Developer
6 101 (8.00%) Senior Data Scientist
7 99 (7.84%) Senior Developer
8 69 (5.46%) Data Engineer
9 55 (4.35%) Python Developer
10 51 (4.04%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 50 (3.96%) Development Engineer
11 50 (3.96%) Java Engineer
11 50 (3.96%) Software Development Engineer
12 48 (3.80%) Senior Software Engineer
13 47 (3.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 47 (3.72%) SQL Developer
14 44 (3.48%) Test Engineer
15 43 (3.40%) Software Test Engineer
15 43 (3.40%) Test Development Engineer
16 41 (3.25%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (13.14%) React
2 155 (12.27%) HTML
3 144 (11.40%) CSS
4 137 (10.85%) .NET
5 124 (9.82%) TensorFlow
6 122 (9.66%) AngularJS
7 101 (8.00%) Natural Language Processing
8 99 (7.84%) HTML5
8 99 (7.84%) Pandas
9 98 (7.76%) REST
10 95 (7.52%) Node.js
11 84 (6.65%) NumPy
12 71 (5.62%) scikit-learn
13 60 (4.75%) Web Services
14 59 (4.67%) CSS3
14 59 (4.67%) Redux
15 53 (4.20%) Kafka
16 51 (4.04%) RESTful
17 49 (3.88%) HTML5 Canvas
17 49 (3.88%) Keras
Miscellaneous
1 424 (33.57%) Data Structures
2 209 (16.55%) Analytical Skills
3 111 (8.79%) User Experience
4 74 (5.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 72 (5.70%) Hedge funds
6 68 (5.38%) Equities
7 63 (4.99%) Fixed Income
8 52 (4.12%) Linux Command Line
9 50 (3.96%) Derivative
10 49 (3.88%) Mobile App
11 41 (3.25%) Robotics
12 39 (3.09%) Public Cloud
13 37 (2.93%) Online Gambling
14 35 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
15 28 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
15 28 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
16 25 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
17 19 (1.50%) CUDA
18 17 (1.35%) Credit Risk
19 16 (1.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 174 (13.78%) Linux
2 81 (6.41%) Unix
3 52 (4.12%) Windows
4 15 (1.19%) Android
5 12 (0.95%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.40%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.079%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (36.42%) Machine Learning
2 422 (33.41%) Agile Software Development
3 405 (32.07%) Computer Science
4 381 (30.17%) Data Science
5 338 (26.76%) Software Engineering
6 264 (20.90%) Problem-Solving
7 254 (20.11%) Mathematics
8 246 (19.48%) Analytics
9 204 (16.15%) Statistics
10 194 (15.36%) Artificial Intelligence
11 185 (14.65%) OO
12 181 (14.33%) TDD
13 149 (11.80%) Multithreading
14 145 (11.48%) Scrum
15 143 (11.32%) OOP
16 136 (10.77%) DevOps
17 135 (10.69%) Microservices
18 134 (10.61%) Deep Learning
19 128 (10.13%) Fintech
20 119 (9.42%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 678 (53.68%) Python
2 428 (33.89%) Java
3 400 (31.67%) SQL
4 288 (22.80%) JavaScript
5 259 (20.51%) C#
6 184 (14.57%) C++
7 145 (11.48%) R
8 142 (11.24%) Scala
9 89 (7.05%) TypeScript
10 72 (5.70%) Go
11 69 (5.46%) ES6
12 57 (4.51%) Java 8
13 53 (4.20%) C
14 48 (3.80%) PHP
15 43 (3.40%) F#
16 42 (3.33%) Kotlin
17 40 (3.17%) Bash Shell
18 32 (2.53%) MATLAB
19 22 (1.74%) VBA
20 20 (1.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 335 (26.52%) Degree
2 152 (12.03%) PhD
3 80 (6.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 53 (4.20%) Master's Degree
5 24 (1.90%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (0.87%) MCSE
6 11 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.32%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.77%) QA
2 14 (1.11%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.95%) WAI
4 8 (0.63%) DICOM
5 4 (0.32%) GDPR
6 3 (0.24%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.079%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 169 (13.38%) Docker
2 28 (2.22%) HDFS
3 18 (1.43%) Active Directory
4 14 (1.11%) Firmware
5 4 (0.32%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.079%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 121 (9.58%) Kubernetes
2 59 (4.67%) Terraform
3 56 (4.43%) Ansible
4 16 (1.27%) Consul
5 14 (1.11%) Oozie
6 12 (0.95%) Hadoop YARN
7 8 (0.63%) Kibana
7 8 (0.63%) Salt
8 7 (0.55%) Marathon
8 7 (0.55%) Mesos
9 6 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.48%) Puppet
10 1 (0.079%) Argo
10 1 (0.079%) logstash
10 1 (0.079%) Packer
10 1 (0.079%) StatsD
Vendors
1 111 (8.79%) Google
2 65 (5.15%) Microsoft
3 47 (3.72%) Tableau
4 46 (3.64%) Oracle
5 26 (2.06%) SAP
6 23 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (1.50%) WorldPay
8 15 (1.19%) Databricks
9 14 (1.11%) Adobe
10 11 (0.87%) Cloudera
11 9 (0.71%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.55%) ION Trading
12 7 (0.55%) Solace
13 6 (0.48%) Bloomberg
14 5 (0.40%) Facebook
14 5 (0.40%) Fidessa
15 4 (0.32%) Apple
15 4 (0.32%) Netezza
15 4 (0.32%) VMware
16 3 (0.24%) Splunk