Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > North West
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 276 233
Rank change year-on-year +28 -43 +105
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 102 99 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.90% 0.75% 1.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.29% 1.98% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 76 71 125
North West median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +26.32% +35.71%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,125 £30,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% - +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 North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,456 5,003 4,939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.31% 37.99% 39.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3,551 3,861 4,121
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,000 £66,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 0 71 £56,250 -6.25% 5
Cheshire +32 22 £45,000 -4.26% 6
Lancashire +17 6 - - 1
Merseyside +1 3 £52,875 +5.75%
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 50 (49.02%) OO
2 49 (48.04%) Computer Science
3 48 (47.06%) Data Structures
4 46 (45.10%) Software Engineering
5 43 (42.16%) C#
6 40 (39.22%) Java
6 40 (39.22%) Degree
7 38 (37.25%) SQL
8 36 (35.29%) Mathematics
9 34 (33.33%) C++
9 34 (33.33%) Python
10 31 (30.39%) Analytics
11 30 (29.41%) R
12 29 (28.43%) Data Science
13 28 (27.45%) Finance
14 26 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (23.53%) NoSQL
15 24 (23.53%) Relational Database
16 23 (22.55%) Decision-Making
17 21 (20.59%) Risk Management
17 21 (20.59%) Test Automation
18 20 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (19.61%) Line Management
19 19 (18.63%) Machine Learning
19 19 (18.63%) Data Analysis
20 17 (16.67%) Subversion
20 17 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
21 16 (15.69%) Data Analytics
21 16 (15.69%) Physics
22 15 (14.71%) Git (software)

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 9 (8.82%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.94%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.96%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.98%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon SageMaker
2 1 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (0.98%) GitHub
2 1 (0.98%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.98%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) HTTP
2 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.96%) BGP
3 2 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (1.96%) EIGRP
3 2 (1.96%) Firewall
3 2 (1.96%) IPsec
3 2 (1.96%) LAN
3 2 (1.96%) NX-OS
3 2 (1.96%) OSPF
3 2 (1.96%) VoIP
3 2 (1.96%) VPN
3 2 (1.96%) WAN
3 2 (1.96%) Wireless
3 2 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.53%) NoSQL
1 24 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 13 (12.75%) Big Data
3 12 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 11 (10.78%) RDBMS
5 8 (7.84%) Hadoop
5 8 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (5.88%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.94%) MySQL
8 2 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.96%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.96%) HBase
8 2 (1.96%) Power BI
9 1 (0.98%) Amazon Athena
9 1 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.98%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.98%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.98%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 17 (16.67%) Subversion
2 15 (14.71%) Git (software)
3 13 (12.75%) Mercurial
4 9 (8.82%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.92%) JIRA
5 4 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.96%) NUnit
6 2 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (27.45%) Finance
2 12 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (8.82%) Electronics
3 9 (8.82%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.84%) Banking
4 8 (7.84%) Marketing
5 7 (6.86%) Games
6 6 (5.88%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.96%) Law
8 1 (0.98%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.98%) French Language
8 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (32.35%) Developer
2 23 (22.55%) C++ Developer
3 22 (21.57%) C# Developer
4 21 (20.59%) Software Engineer
5 15 (14.71%) Data Scientist
6 14 (13.73%) Python Developer
6 14 (13.73%) Software Manager
7 13 (12.75%) C++/C# Developer
7 13 (12.75%) C++/Java Developer
7 13 (12.75%) Graduate
7 13 (12.75%) Graduate Developer
7 13 (12.75%) Java Developer
7 13 (12.75%) Java Software Engineer
7 13 (12.75%) Junior
7 13 (12.75%) Junior C# Developer
7 13 (12.75%) Junior C++ Developer
7 13 (12.75%) Junior Developer
7 13 (12.75%) Junior Java Developer
7 13 (12.75%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 13 (12.75%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.73%) .NET
2 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET
3 6 (5.88%) DirectX
3 6 (5.88%) HTML
4 5 (4.90%) RESTful
5 4 (3.92%) MFC
5 4 (3.92%) Natural Language Processing
5 4 (3.92%) OpenGL
5 4 (3.92%) XML
6 3 (2.94%) CSS
6 3 (2.94%) CSS3
6 3 (2.94%) HTML5
6 3 (2.94%) Kafka
6 3 (2.94%) NumPy
6 3 (2.94%) Pandas
6 3 (2.94%) REST
6 3 (2.94%) SciPy
6 3 (2.94%) SOAP
7 2 (1.96%) STL
7 2 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (47.06%) Data Structures
2 17 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (12.75%) Derivative
3 13 (12.75%) Fintech
3 13 (12.75%) User Experience
4 6 (5.88%) PMI
5 4 (3.92%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (3.92%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.96%) Acoustics
6 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.96%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.98%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.98%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.90%) Embedded Linux
1 5 (4.90%) Linux
2 4 (3.92%) Windows
3 3 (2.94%) Android
3 3 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.96%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (49.02%) OO
2 49 (48.04%) Computer Science
3 46 (45.10%) Software Engineering
4 36 (35.29%) Mathematics
5 31 (30.39%) Analytics
6 29 (28.43%) Data Science
7 26 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (22.55%) Decision-Making
9 21 (20.59%) Risk Management
9 21 (20.59%) Test Automation
10 20 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (19.61%) Line Management
11 19 (18.63%) Data Analysis
11 19 (18.63%) Machine Learning
12 16 (15.69%) Data Analytics
12 16 (15.69%) Physics
13 14 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (12.75%) Business Analysis
14 13 (12.75%) Project Management
15 12 (11.76%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (42.16%) C#
2 40 (39.22%) Java
3 38 (37.25%) SQL
4 34 (33.33%) C++
4 34 (33.33%) Python
5 30 (29.41%) R
6 9 (8.82%) PHP
7 6 (5.88%) C
7 6 (5.88%) VC++
8 5 (4.90%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.94%) Embedded C
9 3 (2.94%) Embedded C++
9 3 (2.94%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.96%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.96%) VB
10 2 (1.96%) VB6
11 1 (0.98%) Scala
11 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (39.22%) Degree
2 10 (9.80%) PhD
3 6 (5.88%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.96%) CCNP
5 2 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.96%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Firmware
1 3 (2.94%) HDFS
2 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) Nagios
1 2 (1.96%) OpenView
2 1 (0.98%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.88%) SAP
3 3 (2.94%) Google
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle
3 3 (2.94%) Tableau
4 2 (1.96%) Ab Initio
4 2 (1.96%) Cisco
4 2 (1.96%) Cognizant
4 2 (1.96%) Meraki
4 2 (1.96%) SolarWinds
4 2 (1.96%) Splunk
4 2 (1.96%) Teradata
4 2 (1.96%) VMware
5 1 (0.98%) Twitter