Period
to 19 January 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithms over the 6 months to 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 200 231 280
Rank change year-on-year +31 +49 -58
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 96 117 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.10% 1.11% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.96% 2.85% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 55 77 67
North West median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £40,092 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £65,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% 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 North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,238 4,112 4,690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.09% 38.98% 36.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,458 3,265 3,595
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in the North West

Algorithms
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Algorithms in the North West

Algorithms
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Algorithms in the North West over the 6 months to 19 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Algorithms in the North West

Algorithms
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithms within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 January 2020. 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
Manchester +48 72 £65,000 +13.04% 11
Cheshire 0 13 £26,000 -42.22% 5
Merseyside +11 5 £50,000 -5.44% 2
Lancashire -2 5 £37,654 -
Cumbria -20 1 - -
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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 North West region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 47 (48.96%) C++
1 47 (48.96%) Mathematics
2 44 (45.83%) Computer Science
3 42 (43.75%) Python
4 34 (35.42%) C#
4 34 (35.42%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (33.33%) Data Science
6 30 (31.25%) Software Engineering
7 28 (29.17%) Degree
7 28 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (29.17%) R
8 27 (28.13%) OO
9 26 (27.08%) Machine Learning
10 25 (26.04%) Java
10 25 (26.04%) Finance
11 24 (25.00%) Analytics
11 24 (25.00%) Data Structures
12 21 (21.88%) MATLAB
12 21 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (20.83%) Physics
14 19 (19.79%) Relational Database
15 18 (18.75%) Fintech
16 17 (17.71%) C
17 16 (16.67%) Git (software)
18 15 (15.63%) Data Analysis
18 15 (15.63%) Electronics
19 14 (14.58%) AWS
20 13 (13.54%) Android
20 13 (13.54%) Visualisation
20 13 (13.54%) JavaScript

Algorithms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (5.21%) Apache Spark
1 5 (5.21%) Tornado
2 2 (2.08%) Apache
3 1 (1.04%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.58%) AWS
2 11 (11.46%) Azure
3 9 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (9.38%) AWS IoT
3 9 (9.38%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (9.38%) Serverless
4 7 (7.29%) SaaS
5 6 (6.25%) PaaS
6 4 (4.17%) GCP
6 4 (4.17%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.79%) Relational Database
2 9 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (9.38%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.29%) RDBMS
4 6 (6.25%) Data Mining
5 5 (5.21%) Data Lake
6 4 (4.17%) Big Data
6 4 (4.17%) Power BI
7 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.04%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.04%) Looker
8 1 (1.04%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 16 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.13%) Subversion
2 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.08%) JIRA
3 2 (2.08%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.04%) Bitbucket Server
4 1 (1.04%) CocoaPods
General
1 25 (26.04%) Finance
2 15 (15.63%) Electronics
3 11 (11.46%) Manufacturing
3 11 (11.46%) Marketing
4 10 (10.42%) Automotive
4 10 (10.42%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (10.42%) Retail
5 6 (6.25%) Public Sector
5 6 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 5 (5.21%) Aerospace
6 5 (5.21%) Military
7 3 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (39.58%) Developer
2 21 (21.88%) C++ Developer
3 18 (18.75%) Architect
4 16 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 16 (16.67%) Junior
4 16 (16.67%) Junior Developer
5 14 (14.58%) Junior C# Developer
5 14 (14.58%) Junior C++ Developer
6 13 (13.54%) Data Scientist
7 12 (12.50%) C++/Java Developer
7 12 (12.50%) Graduate C# Developer
7 12 (12.50%) Graduate C++ Developer
7 12 (12.50%) Graduate C++ Java Developer
7 12 (12.50%) Graduate C++/C# Developer
7 12 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
7 12 (12.50%) Graduate Java Developer
7 12 (12.50%) Graduate Python Developer
7 12 (12.50%) Java Developer
7 12 (12.50%) Junior Java Developer
7 12 (12.50%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.46%) .NET
2 9 (9.38%) Natural Language Processing
2 9 (9.38%) Vulkan
3 7 (7.29%) Web Services
4 5 (5.21%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.17%) .NET Core
5 4 (4.17%) OpenCV
6 1 (1.04%) Apache NiFi
6 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.04%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.04%) Core Data
6 1 (1.04%) CSS3
6 1 (1.04%) Ember.js
6 1 (1.04%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.04%) Node.js
6 1 (1.04%) PySpark
6 1 (1.04%) React
6 1 (1.04%) Redux
6 1 (1.04%) Vue.js
6 1 (1.04%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 34 (35.42%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 12 (12.50%) Derivative
3 12 (12.50%) Hedge funds
3 12 (12.50%) User Experience
4 10 (10.42%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (8.33%) ASIC
6 7 (7.29%) Smartphone
7 6 (6.25%) Augmented Reality
7 6 (6.25%) Blog
7 6 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (5.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (4.17%) BBC
10 3 (3.13%) Verilog
11 2 (2.08%) Photography
12 1 (1.04%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (1.04%) Animation
12 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
12 1 (1.04%) Interactive TV
12 1 (1.04%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.54%) Android
1 13 (13.54%) Linux
2 9 (9.38%) Tizen
3 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (48.96%) Mathematics
2 44 (45.83%) Computer Science
3 32 (33.33%) Data Science
4 30 (31.25%) Software Engineering
5 28 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (28.13%) OO
7 26 (27.08%) Machine Learning
8 24 (25.00%) Analytics
9 21 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (20.83%) Physics
11 18 (18.75%) Fintech
12 15 (15.63%) Data Analysis
13 13 (13.54%) Visualisation
14 12 (12.50%) Computer Vision
14 12 (12.50%) Mentoring
15 11 (11.46%) Artificial Intelligence
16 10 (10.42%) Technical Leadership
17 9 (9.38%) Decision-Making
17 9 (9.38%) Deep Learning
17 9 (9.38%) Power Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (48.96%) C++
2 42 (43.75%) Python
3 34 (35.42%) C#
4 28 (29.17%) R
5 25 (26.04%) Java
6 21 (21.88%) MATLAB
7 17 (17.71%) C
8 13 (13.54%) JavaScript
9 11 (11.46%) SQL
10 5 (5.21%) Scala
11 3 (3.13%) C-shell
11 3 (3.13%) Perl
11 3 (3.13%) Tcl
11 3 (3.13%) TypeScript
11 3 (3.13%) VC++
12 1 (1.04%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.04%) Go
12 1 (1.04%) Kotlin
12 1 (1.04%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (29.17%) Degree
2 13 (13.54%) PhD
3 10 (10.42%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (12.50%) Google
2 9 (9.38%) QNX
3 6 (6.25%) SAP
4 5 (5.21%) Tableau
5 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.04%) Informatica
6 1 (1.04%) Talend