Period
to 15 October 2018

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

Algorithms
England > Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 290 260 254
Rank change year-on-year -30 -6 +62
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 74 124 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.56% 0.84% 1.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.37% 2.10% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 66 138 174
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% -9.38% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £55,125 £51,625 £74,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 the Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,388 5,907 7,133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 40.46% 39.78% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4,008 4,763 5,363
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,016 £22,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,700 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 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
West Midlands +9 55 £40,000 +6.67% 22
East Midlands -47 19 £39,500 +36.21% 11
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 28 (37.84%) C#
2 27 (36.49%) Python
3 26 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (33.78%) Software Engineering
4 25 (33.78%) C++
5 21 (28.38%) Mathematics
5 21 (28.38%) Data Structures
6 20 (27.03%) Degree
6 20 (27.03%) JavaScript
7 18 (24.32%) Scrum
8 16 (21.62%) C
8 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Office
9 15 (20.27%) SQL
9 15 (20.27%) Computer Science
9 15 (20.27%) Jenkins
10 13 (17.57%) GitHub
10 13 (17.57%) Issue Tracking
10 13 (17.57%) Atlassian
10 13 (17.57%) Multithreading
10 13 (17.57%) Confluence
10 13 (17.57%) Machine Learning
10 13 (17.57%) JIRA
10 13 (17.57%) QA
10 13 (17.57%) Project Management
10 13 (17.57%) Computer Vision
11 11 (14.86%) Java
11 11 (14.86%) Front End Development
11 11 (14.86%) OpenCV
12 10 (13.51%) Analytics
12 10 (13.51%) .NET

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 13 (17.57%) Confluence
2 5 (6.76%) Apache Spark
3 4 (5.41%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.70%) Simulink
3 2 (2.70%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.57%) GitHub
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.41%) BrowserStack
4 3 (4.05%) AdWords
4 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.05%) Google Analytics
4 3 (4.05%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) MySQL
2 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.11%) Big Data
4 5 (6.76%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.41%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.05%) Data Mining
6 3 (4.05%) GIS
6 3 (4.05%) MariaDB
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.70%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.70%) Redis
8 1 (1.35%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.35%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (20.27%) Jenkins
2 13 (17.57%) JIRA
3 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.76%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.41%) Appium
4 4 (5.41%) Maven
4 4 (5.41%) Robot Framework
4 4 (5.41%) Robotium
4 4 (5.41%) Selenium
4 4 (5.41%) TestNG
4 4 (5.41%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.05%) Bitbucket
5 3 (4.05%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.05%) Grunt
5 3 (4.05%) PHPUnit
5 3 (4.05%) PuPHPet
5 3 (4.05%) Vagrant
5 3 (4.05%) webpack
6 1 (1.35%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (9.46%) Retail
2 4 (5.41%) Automotive
2 4 (5.41%) Marketing
3 2 (2.70%) Finance
3 2 (2.70%) Games
3 2 (2.70%) German Language
3 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Electronics
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (39.19%) Developer
2 10 (13.51%) Software Engineer
3 8 (10.81%) Data Scientist
3 8 (10.81%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (9.46%) Software Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (8.11%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Development Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Software Development Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Graduate
7 4 (5.41%) Junior
7 4 (5.41%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Test Development Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.05%) C++ Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.86%) OpenCV
2 10 (13.51%) .NET
3 5 (6.76%) HTML
3 5 (6.76%) LAMP
4 4 (5.41%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.41%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (4.05%) CSS
5 3 (4.05%) Google Maps API
5 3 (4.05%) Node.js
5 3 (4.05%) RESTful
5 3 (4.05%) Symfony
5 3 (4.05%) XML
6 2 (2.70%) HTML5
6 2 (2.70%) jQuery
6 2 (2.70%) Laravel
6 2 (2.70%) Middleware
6 2 (2.70%) Semantic UI
6 2 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (2.70%) WinForms
6 2 (2.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) Data Structures
2 15 (20.27%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.05%) User Experience
4 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.35%) CUDA
5 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.16%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) Linux
3 3 (4.05%) CentOS
3 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.35%) Android
4 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (33.78%) Software Engineering
3 21 (28.38%) Mathematics
4 18 (24.32%) Scrum
5 13 (17.57%) Computer Vision
5 13 (17.57%) Issue Tracking
5 13 (17.57%) Machine Learning
5 13 (17.57%) Multithreading
5 13 (17.57%) Project Management
6 11 (14.86%) Front End Development
7 10 (13.51%) Analytics
8 9 (12.16%) Artificial Intelligence
9 8 (10.81%) Data Science
9 8 (10.81%) Visualisation
10 7 (9.46%) Data Visualisation
10 7 (9.46%) Test Automation
10 7 (9.46%) Web Development
11 6 (8.11%) Data Modelling
11 6 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (8.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.84%) C#
2 27 (36.49%) Python
3 25 (33.78%) C++
4 20 (27.03%) JavaScript
5 16 (21.62%) C
6 15 (20.27%) SQL
7 11 (14.86%) Java
8 9 (12.16%) PHP
9 7 (9.46%) Ruby
10 6 (8.11%) Perl
11 2 (2.70%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.70%) Scala
11 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.35%) R
12 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (27.03%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.05%) ISEB
3 3 (4.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.57%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Ansible
1 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (17.57%) Atlassian
2 8 (10.81%) Google
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle
4 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.05%) Talend
5 1 (1.35%) EMC
5 1 (1.35%) Informatica
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.35%) SAP
5 1 (1.35%) Twitter