Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 196 184 253
Rank change year-on-year -12 +69 +55
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 138 20 79
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.30% 0.50% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.42% 1.53% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 44 13 64
10th Percentile £41,250 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £49,375 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,250 £57,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.52% +27.78% +13.21%
75th Percentile £79,063 £75,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £80,500 " £61,250
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 the Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,040 1,304 3,911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 38.12% 32.64% 34.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,884 1,051 3,025
10th Percentile £28,575 £27,500 £27,341
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £71,807
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in the Midlands

Algorithms
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Algorithms in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Algorithms in the Midlands

Algorithms
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Algorithms in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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 20 October 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
West Midlands -14 108 £67,500 +28.57% 21
East Midlands -48 30 £45,000 -40.00% 11
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 89 (64.49%) Social Skills
2 84 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (56.52%) Data Structures
4 73 (52.90%) Degree
5 71 (51.45%) Computer Science
6 59 (42.75%) C
6 59 (42.75%) C++
7 57 (41.30%) OO
7 57 (41.30%) Mathematics
8 52 (37.68%) UML
9 51 (36.96%) Games
9 51 (36.96%) Unit Testing
10 50 (36.23%) TDD
11 49 (35.51%) Computer Science Degree
12 43 (31.16%) Middleware
12 43 (31.16%) Multithreading
13 41 (29.71%) Git (software)
14 39 (28.26%) Python
15 34 (24.64%) Machine Learning
16 33 (23.91%) Java
17 30 (21.74%) Finance
18 29 (21.01%) PHP
18 29 (21.01%) Problem-Solving
19 27 (19.57%) JavaScript
19 27 (19.57%) Linux
20 26 (18.84%) JIRA
21 25 (18.12%) Bitbucket
21 25 (18.12%) OOP
22 24 (17.39%) Software Engineering
22 24 (17.39%) Line Management

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 21 (15.22%) Confluence
2 20 (14.49%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (7.25%) Apache
4 7 (5.07%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.62%) SAS
6 2 (1.45%) GemFire
7 1 (0.72%) Apache Synapse
7 1 (0.72%) CMS
7 1 (0.72%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.72%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (5.80%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.17%) Simulink
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.49%) AWS
2 15 (10.87%) Azure
3 5 (3.62%) Azure Cosmos DB
3 5 (3.62%) Azure Service Fabric
3 5 (3.62%) npm
4 3 (2.17%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.45%) Fivetran
5 2 (1.45%) GitHub
5 2 (1.45%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.45%) SaaS
5 2 (1.45%) Snowflake
6 1 (0.72%) Apigee
6 1 (0.72%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 1 (0.72%) GCP
6 1 (0.72%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.45%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.22%) Hadoop
1 21 (15.22%) MySQL
1 21 (15.22%) NoSQL
2 12 (8.70%) Apache Hive
3 9 (6.52%) Data Mining
3 9 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.90%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.90%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.17%) Power BI
5 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.17%) Tableau
6 2 (1.45%) DB2
6 2 (1.45%) Looker
7 1 (0.72%) Big Data
7 1 (0.72%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.72%) QlikView
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 41 (29.71%) Git (software)
2 26 (18.84%) JIRA
3 25 (18.12%) Bitbucket
4 8 (5.80%) ERwin
5 6 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (4.35%) PHPUnit
6 5 (3.62%) GitLab
6 5 (3.62%) JMeter
6 5 (3.62%) TeamCity
6 5 (3.62%) webpack
7 4 (2.90%) ESLint
8 3 (2.17%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.17%) Polyspace
8 3 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (2.17%) Subversion
9 2 (1.45%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.45%) JUnit
9 2 (1.45%) Maven
9 2 (1.45%) Selenium
9 2 (1.45%) Vagrant
General
1 89 (64.49%) Social Skills
2 51 (36.96%) Games
3 30 (21.74%) Finance
4 18 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (8.70%) Banking
6 7 (5.07%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 6 (4.35%) Retail
8 4 (2.90%) Front Office
8 4 (2.90%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.90%) Marketing
9 2 (1.45%) Advertising
9 2 (1.45%) Law
9 2 (1.45%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.72%) Automotive
10 1 (0.72%) Electronics
10 1 (0.72%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 43 (31.16%) Programmer
2 41 (29.71%) Developer
3 24 (17.39%) Lead Programmer
4 20 (14.49%) PHP Developer
5 19 (13.77%) Senior Developer
6 16 (11.59%) Software Engineer
7 12 (8.70%) Data Scientist
7 12 (8.70%) Tools Programmer
8 11 (7.97%) Senior PHP Developer
9 10 (7.25%) Gameplay Programmer
9 10 (7.25%) Java Developer
10 8 (5.80%) Administrator
10 8 (5.80%) DBA
11 6 (4.35%) Graphics Programmer
11 6 (4.35%) PHP Web Developer
11 6 (4.35%) Senior Graphics Programmer
11 6 (4.35%) Senior Programmer
11 6 (4.35%) Web Developer
12 5 (3.62%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (3.62%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (31.16%) Middleware
2 24 (17.39%) REST
3 18 (13.04%) AngularJS
4 15 (10.87%) Web Services
5 14 (10.14%) Symfony
6 13 (9.42%) Laravel
6 13 (9.42%) React
7 12 (8.70%) Bokeh
7 12 (8.70%) PySpark
8 11 (7.97%) HTML
8 11 (7.97%) HTML5
8 11 (7.97%) RESTful
9 9 (6.52%) .NET
9 9 (6.52%) Vue.js
10 8 (5.80%) jQuery
11 7 (5.07%) CSS
12 6 (4.35%) Hibernate
12 6 (4.35%) JSON
12 6 (4.35%) Kafka
12 6 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 78 (56.52%) Data Structures
2 13 (9.42%) Animation
3 8 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
4 6 (4.35%) CUDA
4 6 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (4.35%) Legacy Code
5 5 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.90%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.72%) Equities
7 1 (0.72%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.72%) Life Science
7 1 (0.72%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.57%) Linux
2 12 (8.70%) Unix
3 8 (5.80%) Solaris
3 8 (5.80%) Windows
4 5 (3.62%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.17%) FreeRTOS
5 3 (2.17%) SafeRTOS
6 1 (0.72%) CentOS
6 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (51.45%) Computer Science
3 57 (41.30%) Mathematics
3 57 (41.30%) OO
4 52 (37.68%) UML
5 51 (36.96%) Unit Testing
6 50 (36.23%) TDD
7 43 (31.16%) Multithreading
8 34 (24.64%) Machine Learning
9 29 (21.01%) Problem-Solving
10 25 (18.12%) OOP
11 24 (17.39%) Line Management
11 24 (17.39%) Software Engineering
12 23 (16.67%) Visualisation
13 22 (15.94%) Prototyping
14 21 (15.22%) Analytics
14 21 (15.22%) Data Visualisation
15 20 (14.49%) Creative Thinking
16 19 (13.77%) Artificial Intelligence
16 19 (13.77%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 59 (42.75%) C
1 59 (42.75%) C++
2 39 (28.26%) Python
3 33 (23.91%) Java
4 29 (21.01%) PHP
5 27 (19.57%) JavaScript
6 21 (15.22%) SQL
7 16 (11.59%) PHP 7
8 14 (10.14%) R
9 6 (4.35%) Bash Shell
9 6 (4.35%) HLSL
9 6 (4.35%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.90%) Java 8
10 4 (2.90%) Scala
10 4 (2.90%) TypeScript
11 3 (2.17%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.45%) C#
12 2 (1.45%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.45%) Perl
12 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (52.90%) Degree
2 49 (35.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (12.32%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) HND
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.80%) Accessibility
2 5 (3.62%) QA
3 3 (2.17%) ISO 26262
3 3 (2.17%) MISRA
System Software
1 11 (7.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (4.35%) Puppet
2 5 (3.62%) Grafana
3 3 (2.17%) Ansible
3 3 (2.17%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.72%) SELinux
Vendors
1 20 (14.49%) Atlassian
2 8 (5.80%) Zend
3 3 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.45%) Sybase
5 1 (0.72%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.72%) Databricks
5 1 (0.72%) Facebook
5 1 (0.72%) NVIDIA
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.72%) Talend
5 1 (0.72%) YouTube