Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > North West
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 276 201 260
Rank change year-on-year -75 +59 +39
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 86 170 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.70% 1.37% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.81% 3.17% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 70 131 49
North West median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +50.00% +18.52%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £29,650
90th Percentile £72,750 £75,000 £59,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 4,745 5,367 4,467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.79% 43.38% 40.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3,657 4,386 3,717
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +5.26%

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 24 May 2018.

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 24 May 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
Manchester -54 72 £52,500 -12.50% 10
Cheshire -30 9 £35,500 +1.43% 1
Merseyside -6 2 £58,750 +14.63% 3
Lancashire - 2 £38,750 -
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 North West region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 42 (48.84%) Data Structures
2 40 (46.51%) SQL
3 35 (40.70%) Machine Learning
4 34 (39.53%) Python
4 34 (39.53%) Software Engineering
5 33 (38.37%) Data Science
6 30 (34.88%) Java
7 29 (33.72%) OO
7 29 (33.72%) Degree
7 29 (33.72%) NoSQL
8 28 (32.56%) R
8 28 (32.56%) Test Automation
9 23 (26.74%) Computer Science
10 22 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (24.42%) Apache Spark
11 21 (24.42%) Decision-Making
12 20 (23.26%) Git (software)
13 19 (22.09%) Hadoop
13 19 (22.09%) Subversion
14 18 (20.93%) C#
15 17 (19.77%) Scala
15 17 (19.77%) Problem-Solving
16 16 (18.60%) Predictive Modelling
17 15 (17.44%) Data Analysis
17 15 (17.44%) Mathematics
17 15 (17.44%) RESTful
17 15 (17.44%) Mercurial
18 14 (16.28%) Analytics
18 14 (16.28%) Retail
18 14 (16.28%) Web Services

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 21 (24.42%) Apache Spark
2 7 (8.14%) NServiceBus
3 4 (4.65%) SAS
4 3 (3.49%) JBoss
5 1 (1.16%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.16%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) GIMP
1 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.49%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.33%) Trello
4 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.16%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (1.16%) iTunes
4 1 (1.16%) npm
4 1 (1.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.16%) HTTP
2 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (33.72%) NoSQL
2 19 (22.09%) Hadoop
3 9 (10.47%) Data Mining
4 8 (9.30%) Big Data
4 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
5 7 (8.14%) RDBMS
5 7 (8.14%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.65%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.16%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.16%) GIS
7 1 (1.16%) HBase
7 1 (1.16%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (23.26%) Git (software)
2 19 (22.09%) Subversion
3 15 (17.44%) Mercurial
4 4 (4.65%) NUnit
4 4 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (3.49%) Gradle
5 3 (3.49%) Maven
6 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.33%) JUnit
6 2 (2.33%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.16%) Grunt
7 1 (1.16%) gulp
7 1 (1.16%) JIRA
7 1 (1.16%) PostCSS
7 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.16%) webpack
7 1 (1.16%) Xcode
General
1 14 (16.28%) Retail
2 9 (10.47%) Banking
2 9 (10.47%) Finance
3 8 (9.30%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.81%) Games
5 3 (3.49%) Marketing
6 2 (2.33%) Electronics
7 1 (1.16%) Advertising
7 1 (1.16%) Automotive
7 1 (1.16%) Law
7 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.16%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (32.56%) Software Engineer
2 27 (31.40%) Data Scientist
3 17 (19.77%) Senior Software Engineer
4 16 (18.60%) Java Engineer
4 16 (18.60%) Java Software Engineer
5 15 (17.44%) Senior Java Engineer
5 15 (17.44%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 12 (13.95%) Developer
7 7 (8.14%) C# Software Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Architect
8 6 (6.98%) C# Architect
8 6 (6.98%) Java Architect
8 6 (6.98%) Java Technical Architect
8 6 (6.98%) PHP Architect
8 6 (6.98%) PHP Technical Architect
8 6 (6.98%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.49%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Head of Data Science
9 3 (3.49%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.44%) RESTful
2 14 (16.28%) Web Services
3 11 (12.79%) REST
4 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET
5 7 (8.14%) .NET
5 7 (8.14%) AngularJS
5 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (8.14%) LINQ
5 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 7 (8.14%) WCF
6 5 (5.81%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (3.49%) HTML
7 3 (3.49%) J2EE
7 3 (3.49%) Java EE
7 3 (3.49%) NumPy
7 3 (3.49%) OpenGL
7 3 (3.49%) Pandas
8 2 (2.33%) CSS
8 2 (2.33%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 42 (48.84%) Data Structures
2 23 (26.74%) Computer Science
3 11 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.14%) Fintech
5 3 (3.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (2.33%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.33%) Verilog
6 2 (2.33%) VHDL
7 1 (1.16%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.16%) Animation
7 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.16%) PKI
7 1 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.16%) Social Gaming
7 1 (1.16%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.65%) Linux
2 3 (3.49%) Windows
3 2 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.70%) Machine Learning
2 34 (39.53%) Software Engineering
3 33 (38.37%) Data Science
4 29 (33.72%) OO
5 28 (32.56%) Test Automation
6 22 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (24.42%) Decision-Making
8 17 (19.77%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (18.60%) Predictive Modelling
10 15 (17.44%) Data Analysis
10 15 (17.44%) Mathematics
11 14 (16.28%) Analytics
12 11 (12.79%) Statistics
13 9 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (10.47%) OOP
14 8 (9.30%) Computer Vision
14 8 (9.30%) Mentoring
14 8 (9.30%) Statistical Modelling
14 8 (9.30%) TDD
14 8 (9.30%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 40 (46.51%) SQL
2 34 (39.53%) Python
3 30 (34.88%) Java
4 28 (32.56%) R
5 18 (20.93%) C#
6 17 (19.77%) Scala
7 13 (15.12%) HiveQL
8 11 (12.79%) C++
9 6 (6.98%) PHP
10 4 (4.65%) MATLAB
10 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.49%) C
11 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
12 2 (2.33%) Go
12 2 (2.33%) Groovy
12 2 (2.33%) Ruby
13 1 (1.16%) Apple Swift
13 1 (1.16%) ES6
13 1 (1.16%) ES7
13 1 (1.16%) ES8
Qualifications
1 29 (33.72%) Degree
2 13 (15.12%) PhD
3 2 (2.33%) HNC
3 2 (2.33%) HND
4 1 (1.16%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 13 (15.12%) HDFS
2 2 (2.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) Cognizant
3 2 (2.33%) Capita
3 2 (2.33%) Google
3 2 (2.33%) Tableau
3 2 (2.33%) Xilinx
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe
4 1 (1.16%) Splunk