Period
to 16 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithms over the 6 months to 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 291 275 277
Rank change year-on-year -16 +2 +29
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 72 119 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.60% 0.79% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 2.17% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 51 123 131
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

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 the Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,926 5,480 6,010
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 40.94% 36.52% 36.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3,446 4,267 4,506
Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Algorithms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in the Midlands

Algorithms
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Algorithms in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Algorithms in the Midlands

Algorithms
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Algorithms in the Midlands over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Algorithms in the Midlands

Algorithms
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithms within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
West Midlands +36 54 £40,000 +14.29% 19
East Midlands -22 18 £40,000 +37.93% 13
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 29 (40.28%) Python
2 26 (36.11%) Software Engineering
3 25 (34.72%) C++
4 23 (31.94%) C#
4 23 (31.94%) Mathematics
5 22 (30.56%) Machine Learning
6 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (27.78%) C
6 20 (27.78%) SQL
6 20 (27.78%) Data Science
7 19 (26.39%) Front End Development
8 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
9 15 (20.83%) Analytics
10 14 (19.44%) Java
11 13 (18.06%) Data Structures
11 13 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (16.67%) Jenkins
12 12 (16.67%) NoSQL
12 12 (16.67%) Scrum
12 12 (16.67%) QA
13 11 (15.28%) JIRA
13 11 (15.28%) Atlassian
13 11 (15.28%) Multithreading
13 11 (15.28%) Web Development
13 11 (15.28%) MATLAB
13 11 (15.28%) Project Management
13 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Office
13 11 (15.28%) CSS
13 11 (15.28%) GitHub
13 11 (15.28%) Confluence

Algorithms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 11 (15.28%) Confluence
2 2 (2.78%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.78%) Kinematics
3 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.39%) JBoss
3 1 (1.39%) SAS
3 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.39%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.56%) Simulink
3 2 (2.78%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.28%) GitHub
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) Ethernet
1 2 (2.78%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 10 (13.89%) MySQL
3 9 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 8 (11.11%) Redis
5 6 (8.33%) Big Data
5 6 (8.33%) InterSystems Cache
6 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.17%) Apache Hive
7 3 (4.17%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.78%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.39%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.39%) GIS
9 1 (1.39%) HBase
9 1 (1.39%) Impala
9 1 (1.39%) Ingres
9 1 (1.39%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.39%) OrientDB
9 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.39%) Power BI
9 1 (1.39%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 11 (15.28%) JIRA
3 3 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.78%) Maven
5 1 (1.39%) ANTLR
5 1 (1.39%) Appium
5 1 (1.39%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.39%) GitLab
5 1 (1.39%) JUnit
5 1 (1.39%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.39%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.39%) Robotium
5 1 (1.39%) Selenium
5 1 (1.39%) Subversion
5 1 (1.39%) TestNG
5 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.39%) webpack
General
1 8 (11.11%) Automotive
2 5 (6.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.17%) Finance
3 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Electronics
4 2 (2.78%) German Language
5 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.39%) Games
5 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (44.44%) Developer
2 19 (26.39%) Data Scientist
3 9 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 9 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
5 7 (9.72%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Embedded Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 2 (2.78%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.78%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Graduate
9 2 (2.78%) Principal Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Senior Data Scientist
9 2 (2.78%) Software Development Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) CSS
2 8 (11.11%) jQuery
2 8 (11.11%) LAMP
2 8 (11.11%) Laravel
2 8 (11.11%) Semantic UI
2 8 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (8.33%) OpenCV
4 5 (6.94%) .NET
5 4 (5.56%) HTML
5 4 (5.56%) Middleware
6 3 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.17%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (2.78%) HTML5
7 2 (2.78%) Kafka
7 2 (2.78%) PySpark
7 2 (2.78%) React
8 1 (1.39%) HornetQ
8 1 (1.39%) Pandas
8 1 (1.39%) Protocol Buffers
8 1 (1.39%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Data Structures
2 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (12.50%) User Experience
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.78%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.39%) Fintech
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (1.39%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.39%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) Windows
2 3 (4.17%) Linux
2 3 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (1.39%) Android
3 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.11%) Software Engineering
2 23 (31.94%) Mathematics
3 22 (30.56%) Machine Learning
4 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (27.78%) Data Science
5 19 (26.39%) Front End Development
6 15 (20.83%) Analytics
7 13 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (16.67%) Scrum
9 11 (15.28%) Issue Tracking
9 11 (15.28%) Multithreading
9 11 (15.28%) Project Management
9 11 (15.28%) Web Development
10 9 (12.50%) Data Analysis
10 9 (12.50%) Visualisation
11 8 (11.11%) Business Development
11 8 (11.11%) Computer Science
11 8 (11.11%) Computer Vision
12 7 (9.72%) Data Modelling
13 5 (6.94%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.28%) Python
2 25 (34.72%) C++
3 23 (31.94%) C#
4 20 (27.78%) C
4 20 (27.78%) SQL
5 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
6 14 (19.44%) Java
7 11 (15.28%) MATLAB
8 8 (11.11%) PHP
9 7 (9.72%) R
10 5 (6.94%) Embedded C
11 2 (2.78%) Perl
11 2 (2.78%) Ruby
12 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.39%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.39%) ES6
12 1 (1.39%) Go
12 1 (1.39%) Rust
12 1 (1.39%) Scala
12 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) PhD
3 4 (5.56%) CIPD
4 3 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.39%) ISEB
5 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) ISO 26262
2 2 (2.78%) MISRA
2 2 (2.78%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.39%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (1.39%) SELinux
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) Atlassian
2 3 (4.17%) Google
3 2 (2.78%) Siemens
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) Tableau