Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > North West
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 283 215 286
Rank change year-on-year -68 +71 +14
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 83 160 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.65% 1.29% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.68% 3.11% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 67 129 44
North West median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +41.18% +30.77%
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £69,500 £75,000 £54,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +15.00%

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 4,939 5,140 4,357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.60% 41.54% 36.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3,819 4,216 3,496
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -36 74 £55,000 -8.33% 14
Cheshire - 4 £41,000 - 2
Merseyside 0 2 £48,750 -11.36% 2
Lancashire - 2 £25,000 -
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 41 (49.40%) SQL
1 41 (49.40%) Degree
2 39 (46.99%) Software Engineering
3 36 (43.37%) OO
4 33 (39.76%) Java
4 33 (39.76%) Machine Learning
5 31 (37.35%) Data Structures
6 29 (34.94%) NoSQL
7 27 (32.53%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (32.53%) Test Automation
7 27 (32.53%) Git (software)
8 26 (31.33%) Subversion
9 23 (27.71%) Mercurial
10 22 (26.51%) Computer Science
10 22 (26.51%) Python
11 21 (25.30%) Data Science
12 19 (22.89%) Mathematics
13 16 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (18.07%) Computer Vision
15 14 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (16.87%) Analytics
16 13 (15.66%) R
16 13 (15.66%) C++
17 11 (13.25%) C#
18 10 (12.05%) PhD
19 9 (10.84%) Statistics
19 9 (10.84%) Image Processing
20 8 (9.64%) Hadoop
20 8 (9.64%) Statistical Modelling
20 8 (9.64%) HTML

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 7 (8.43%) Apache Spark
2 5 (6.02%) SAS
3 3 (3.61%) JBoss
4 2 (2.41%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.20%) CMS
5 1 (1.20%) Drupal
5 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.20%) Predix
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) GIMP
1 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Magento
1 1 (1.20%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Slack
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.41%) Trello
4 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.20%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (1.20%) iTunes
4 1 (1.20%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.20%) Firewall
2 1 (1.20%) Internet
2 1 (1.20%) IPsec
2 1 (1.20%) Network Security
2 1 (1.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (34.94%) NoSQL
2 8 (9.64%) Hadoop
3 7 (8.43%) Data Mining
4 5 (6.02%) Big Data
5 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.61%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.20%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.20%) Lumira
7 1 (1.20%) MySQL
7 1 (1.20%) Power BI
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (32.53%) Git (software)
2 26 (31.33%) Subversion
3 23 (27.71%) Mercurial
4 5 (6.02%) JIRA
5 4 (4.82%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.61%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.61%) Gatling
6 3 (3.61%) JMeter
6 3 (3.61%) Selenium
6 3 (3.61%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.61%) The Grinder
6 3 (3.61%) Travis CI
6 3 (3.61%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.20%) gulp
7 1 (1.20%) PostCSS
7 1 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.20%) webpack
7 1 (1.20%) Xcode
General
1 7 (8.43%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Banking
2 4 (4.82%) Games
2 4 (4.82%) Marketing
3 3 (3.61%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Electronics
4 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Automotive
5 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (36.14%) Software Engineer
2 22 (26.51%) Senior Software Engineer
3 21 (25.30%) Java Engineer
3 21 (25.30%) Java Software Engineer
3 21 (25.30%) Senior Java Engineer
3 21 (25.30%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 19 (22.89%) Developer
5 14 (16.87%) Data Scientist
6 8 (9.64%) Architect
6 8 (9.64%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Computer Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Computer Vision Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Senior Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 5 (6.02%) Senior Test Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Test Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Test Specialist
8 4 (4.82%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 4 (4.82%) Research Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) C# Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) HTML
2 7 (8.43%) .NET
2 7 (8.43%) Web Services
3 6 (7.23%) CSS
4 5 (6.02%) OpenCV
4 5 (6.02%) REST
5 4 (4.82%) RESTful
6 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.61%) J2EE
6 3 (3.61%) Java EE
6 3 (3.61%) jQuery
6 3 (3.61%) OpenGL
6 3 (3.61%) TensorFlow
7 2 (2.41%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.41%) LINQ
7 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 2 (2.41%) WCF
7 2 (2.41%) XHTML
7 2 (2.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (37.35%) Data Structures
2 22 (26.51%) Computer Science
3 14 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.02%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (3.61%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (3.61%) Augmented Reality
5 3 (3.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (2.41%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.41%) Fintech
6 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.41%) PKI
6 2 (2.41%) User Experience
6 2 (2.41%) Verilog
6 2 (2.41%) VHDL
7 1 (1.20%) Animation
7 1 (1.20%) Blog
7 1 (1.20%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.20%) Social Gaming
7 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.64%) Linux
2 3 (3.61%) Windows
3 2 (2.41%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (2.41%) Unix
4 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.99%) Software Engineering
2 36 (43.37%) OO
3 33 (39.76%) Machine Learning
4 27 (32.53%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (32.53%) Test Automation
5 21 (25.30%) Data Science
6 19 (22.89%) Mathematics
7 16 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (18.07%) Computer Vision
9 14 (16.87%) Analytics
10 9 (10.84%) Image Processing
10 9 (10.84%) Statistics
11 8 (9.64%) Mentoring
11 8 (9.64%) Statistical Modelling
12 7 (8.43%) Data Analysis
12 7 (8.43%) Open Source
13 6 (7.23%) OOA/OOD
13 6 (7.23%) OOP
13 6 (7.23%) Workflow
14 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 41 (49.40%) SQL
2 33 (39.76%) Java
3 22 (26.51%) Python
4 13 (15.66%) C++
4 13 (15.66%) R
5 11 (13.25%) C#
6 7 (8.43%) PHP
6 7 (8.43%) Scala
7 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.23%) MATLAB
8 4 (4.82%) C
9 3 (3.61%) HiveQL
10 2 (2.41%) Go
11 1 (1.20%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.20%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.20%) ES6
11 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.20%) Perl
11 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (49.40%) Degree
2 10 (12.05%) PhD
3 8 (9.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.61%) HND
4 3 (3.61%) Postgraduate
5 2 (2.41%) HNC
5 2 (2.41%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.20%) CCNP
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.20%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.20%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) HDFS
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.20%) Kibana
1 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (6.02%) Google
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.41%) Xilinx
4 1 (1.20%) Adobe
4 1 (1.20%) Capita
4 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco
4 1 (1.20%) Juniper
4 1 (1.20%) NetApp
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle
4 1 (1.20%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.20%) SAP
4 1 (1.20%) Tableau
4 1 (1.20%) Talend
4 1 (1.20%) VMware