Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > London
6 months to
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 125 147 156
Rank change year-on-year +22 +9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 1,374 489 1,241
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.80% 2.38% 2.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.31% 5.85% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 544 418 973
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £58,125 £60,313 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.29%
75th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
90th Percentile £116,750 £132,500 £115,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% -3.85% +8.33%

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 21,768 8,353 20,779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 44.29% 40.67% 37.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12,683 6,912 16,389
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £54,020 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.54% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £95,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £120,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% +4.76%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -32 136 £82,500 - 67
West London -51 32 £42,500 -32.00% 31
South London -12 12 £80,000 +18.52% 2
East London - 3 £100,000 - 14
North London -12 1 £29,500 -54.62% 1
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 780 (56.77%) Python
2 547 (39.81%) Data Structures
3 536 (39.01%) Software Engineering
4 513 (37.34%) Java
5 512 (37.26%) Machine Learning
6 442 (32.17%) AWS
7 429 (31.22%) Data Science
8 411 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
9 397 (28.89%) SQL
10 373 (27.15%) Computer Science
11 368 (26.78%) Finance
12 362 (26.35%) Artificial Intelligence
13 351 (25.55%) JavaScript
14 343 (24.96%) Docker
15 327 (23.80%) Degree
16 323 (23.51%) Social Skills
17 312 (22.71%) Kubernetes
18 274 (19.94%) React
19 266 (19.36%) Analytics
20 258 (18.78%) C++
21 246 (17.90%) Git (software)
22 239 (17.39%) Azure
23 230 (16.74%) Microservices
24 224 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
25 222 (16.16%) Full Stack Development
25 222 (16.16%) GCP
26 214 (15.57%) Linux
27 207 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
28 188 (13.68%) DevOps
29 180 (13.10%) TDD

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
1 174 (12.66%) Apache Spark
2 78 (5.68%) Elasticsearch
3 52 (3.78%) Jupyter
4 39 (2.84%) Apache Airflow
5 23 (1.67%) Gunicorn
6 13 (0.95%) Apache
6 13 (0.95%) CMS
6 13 (0.95%) Confluence
7 12 (0.87%) WordPress
8 10 (0.73%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.66%) JBoss
9 9 (0.66%) nginx
9 9 (0.66%) SAS
10 8 (0.58%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.36%) Apache Pig
11 5 (0.36%) Ethereum
11 5 (0.36%) IBM HTTP Server
12 4 (0.29%) Jetty
12 4 (0.29%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.22%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (0.73%) Chatbot
2 9 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (0.58%) Figma
4 4 (0.29%) Sketch
5 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.22%) SPSS
6 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.15%) InVision
6 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.073%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.073%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (0.44%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.36%) R3 Corda
3 4 (0.29%) MetaTrader
3 4 (0.29%) Summit
4 3 (0.22%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.15%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.073%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 442 (32.17%) AWS
2 239 (17.39%) Azure
3 222 (16.16%) GCP
4 102 (7.42%) GitHub
5 78 (5.68%) Serverless
6 59 (4.29%) Amazon SQS
7 49 (3.57%) SaaS
8 37 (2.69%) Amazon S3
8 37 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
9 32 (2.33%) Amazon SageMaker
10 31 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
11 25 (1.82%) Snowflake
12 23 (1.67%) npm
13 22 (1.60%) Amazon ECS
14 21 (1.53%) Cloud Functions
14 21 (1.53%) Firebase
15 18 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
16 17 (1.24%) Amazon Kinesis
16 17 (1.24%) Power Platform
17 12 (0.87%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 86 (6.26%) HTTP
2 20 (1.46%) Internet
3 19 (1.38%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.73%) SSH
5 9 (0.66%) Kerberos
6 8 (0.58%) Multicast
7 5 (0.36%) Broadband
8 4 (0.29%) MQTT
9 2 (0.15%) RTMP
10 1 (0.073%) DNS
10 1 (0.073%) IMAP
10 1 (0.073%) SMTP
10 1 (0.073%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (9.02%) Big Data
2 117 (8.52%) NoSQL
2 117 (8.52%) Relational Database
3 113 (8.22%) PostgreSQL
4 102 (7.42%) MongoDB
5 72 (5.24%) Hadoop
6 60 (4.37%) Data Mining
7 57 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
8 56 (4.08%) SQL Server
9 47 (3.42%) Redis
10 45 (3.28%) MySQL
11 39 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
12 28 (2.04%) BigQuery
13 25 (1.82%) Data Lake
13 25 (1.82%) KDB
14 22 (1.60%) RDBMS
15 21 (1.53%) Apache Hive
15 21 (1.53%) SQLite
16 19 (1.38%) Kalido
17 18 (1.31%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 246 (17.90%) Git (software)
2 84 (6.11%) GitLab
2 84 (6.11%) Jenkins
3 52 (3.78%) Maven
4 43 (3.13%) JIRA
5 41 (2.98%) Cypress.io
6 34 (2.47%) Postman
7 32 (2.33%) Selenium
8 27 (1.97%) Appium
8 27 (1.97%) SonarQube
8 27 (1.97%) TeamCity
8 27 (1.97%) WebDriver
9 25 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
11 19 (1.38%) Travis CI
11 19 (1.38%) webpack
12 17 (1.24%) JUnit
13 14 (1.02%) Subversion
14 12 (0.87%) CircleCI
15 11 (0.80%) Gradle
General
1 368 (26.78%) Finance
2 323 (23.51%) Social Skills
3 207 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
4 149 (10.84%) Retail
5 98 (7.13%) Marketing
6 82 (5.97%) Banking
7 73 (5.31%) Games
8 67 (4.88%) Front Office
9 51 (3.71%) Law
10 44 (3.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 40 (2.91%) Pharmaceutical
12 34 (2.47%) Advertising
13 33 (2.40%) Manufacturing
14 32 (2.33%) Public Sector
15 29 (2.11%) Electronics
16 27 (1.97%) Financial Institution
17 24 (1.75%) Organisational Skills
18 23 (1.67%) Telecoms
19 20 (1.46%) Automotive
19 20 (1.46%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 409 (29.77%) Developer
2 255 (18.56%) Software Engineer
3 170 (12.37%) Data Scientist
4 124 (9.02%) Java Developer
5 77 (5.60%) Senior Developer
6 76 (5.53%) Senior Software Engineer
7 74 (5.39%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 71 (5.17%) Data Engineer
9 67 (4.88%) Backend Developer
10 64 (4.66%) Full Stack Developer
11 52 (3.78%) Python Engineer
12 47 (3.42%) Python Developer
13 42 (3.06%) Java Engineer
14 35 (2.55%) Senior Data Engineer
15 33 (2.40%) Machine Learning Scientist
15 33 (2.40%) Senior Data Scientist
16 30 (2.18%) Junior
17 29 (2.11%) Quality Engineer
17 29 (2.11%) Senior Java Developer
18 28 (2.04%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (19.94%) React
2 150 (10.92%) REST
3 143 (10.41%) Spring
4 141 (10.26%) Pandas
5 125 (9.10%) scikit-learn
6 124 (9.02%) Node.js
7 118 (8.59%) Kafka
8 115 (8.37%) Web Services
9 110 (8.01%) .NET
9 110 (8.01%) TensorFlow
10 103 (7.50%) NumPy
11 96 (6.99%) HTML
12 93 (6.77%) AngularJS
13 87 (6.33%) RESTful
14 77 (5.60%) CSS
15 75 (5.46%) Flask
16 66 (4.80%) Keras
16 66 (4.80%) RabbitMQ
17 63 (4.59%) PyTorch
18 62 (4.51%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 547 (39.81%) Data Structures
2 127 (9.24%) User Experience
3 77 (5.60%) Virtual Team
4 74 (5.39%) Self-Motivation
5 53 (3.86%) Greenfield Project
6 47 (3.42%) Derivative
7 46 (3.35%) Hedge funds
8 44 (3.20%) Augmented Reality
8 44 (3.20%) Blog
9 41 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
10 34 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 32 (2.33%) Robotics
12 29 (2.11%) Fixed Income
13 27 (1.97%) Mobile App
14 21 (1.53%) Data Centre
15 19 (1.38%) CUDA
16 18 (1.31%) Life Science
17 15 (1.09%) Industry 4.0
18 14 (1.02%) NHS
19 13 (0.95%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 214 (15.57%) Linux
2 75 (5.46%) Unix
3 65 (4.73%) Apple iOS
4 53 (3.86%) Android
5 31 (2.26%) Windows
6 14 (1.02%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (0.66%) Mesosphere
8 4 (0.29%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.29%) watchOS
9 3 (0.22%) DC/OS
10 2 (0.15%) Robot Operating System
11 1 (0.073%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 536 (39.01%) Software Engineering
2 512 (37.26%) Machine Learning
3 429 (31.22%) Data Science
4 411 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
5 373 (27.15%) Computer Science
6 362 (26.35%) Artificial Intelligence
7 266 (19.36%) Analytics
8 230 (16.74%) Microservices
9 224 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
10 222 (16.16%) Full Stack Development
11 188 (13.68%) DevOps
12 180 (13.10%) TDD
13 166 (12.08%) Mathematics
14 161 (11.72%) Open Source
15 157 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
16 144 (10.48%) OO
16 144 (10.48%) Test Automation
17 138 (10.04%) SDLC
18 134 (9.75%) Statistics
19 130 (9.46%) Natural Language Processing
Programming Languages
1 780 (56.77%) Python
2 513 (37.34%) Java
3 397 (28.89%) SQL
4 351 (25.55%) JavaScript
5 258 (18.78%) C++
6 168 (12.23%) C#
7 132 (9.61%) TypeScript
8 128 (9.32%) Go
9 87 (6.33%) Java 8
10 83 (6.04%) C
11 79 (5.75%) Scala
12 68 (4.95%) R
13 50 (3.64%) ES6
13 50 (3.64%) Kotlin
13 50 (3.64%) PHP
14 42 (3.06%) Rust
15 41 (2.98%) Bash Shell
16 38 (2.77%) MATLAB
17 33 (2.40%) Ruby
18 31 (2.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 327 (23.80%) Degree
2 118 (8.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 103 (7.50%) PhD
4 46 (3.35%) Master's Degree
5 23 (1.67%) Numerate Degree
6 18 (1.31%) Security Cleared
7 9 (0.66%) AWS Certification
7 9 (0.66%) Postgraduate
8 8 (0.58%) MCSA
8 8 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.36%) HND
10 2 (0.15%) CFA
10 2 (0.15%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.073%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.073%) PMP
11 1 (0.073%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.66%) QA
2 26 (1.89%) GRC
3 14 (1.02%) Accessibility
4 13 (0.95%) GDPR
5 12 (0.87%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (0.29%) NIST
8 2 (0.15%) EMIR
8 2 (0.15%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.15%) MiFID
8 2 (0.15%) WCAG
9 1 (0.073%) SOC 2
System Software
1 343 (24.96%) Docker
2 11 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 11 (0.80%) etcd
3 3 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.073%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.073%) Firmware
5 1 (0.073%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 312 (22.71%) Kubernetes
2 100 (7.28%) Terraform
3 39 (2.84%) Prometheus
4 29 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (2.04%) Puppet
6 23 (1.67%) Ansible
6 23 (1.67%) Kibana
6 23 (1.67%) logstash
7 20 (1.46%) Grafana
8 11 (0.80%) Consul
9 9 (0.66%) Automic
9 9 (0.66%) Kubeflow
10 8 (0.58%) Istio
11 5 (0.36%) Mesos
12 4 (0.29%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.29%) Opsgenie
12 4 (0.29%) Pingdom
12 4 (0.29%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.22%) Apache Brooklyn
13 3 (0.22%) Marathon
Vendors
1 152 (11.06%) Google
2 80 (5.82%) Oracle
3 63 (4.59%) Microsoft
4 23 (1.67%) Alibaba
5 21 (1.53%) Samsung
6 20 (1.46%) Greenplum
7 16 (1.16%) Instagram
8 14 (1.02%) Apple
8 14 (1.02%) New Relic
9 12 (0.87%) Huawei
9 12 (0.87%) IBM
9 12 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (0.80%) Bloomberg
11 10 (0.73%) Databricks
11 10 (0.73%) YouTube
12 9 (0.66%) DocuSign
12 9 (0.66%) Reuters
12 9 (0.66%) Solace
12 9 (0.66%) Splunk
12 9 (0.66%) Wallstreet Suite