Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > North West
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 267 227 262
Rank change year-on-year -40 +35 +71
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 91 153 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.75% 1.16% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.01% 2.76% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 75 107 72
North West median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +50.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £52,800
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +1.38%

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 4,518 5,545 4,778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.34% 42.01% 41.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3,567 4,396 4,059
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -11 71 £50,000 -16.67% 15
Cheshire -9 16 £36,000 -12.73% 2
Merseyside -10 2 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Lancashire - 2 £38,750 -
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 43 (47.25%) Data Structures
2 41 (45.05%) SQL
3 39 (42.86%) Data Science
4 38 (41.76%) Python
5 34 (37.36%) Degree
6 33 (36.26%) Machine Learning
7 32 (35.16%) R
7 32 (35.16%) OO
8 29 (31.87%) Java
9 27 (29.67%) Software Engineering
9 27 (29.67%) Computer Science
9 27 (29.67%) Test Automation
10 26 (28.57%) NoSQL
11 24 (26.37%) C#
12 23 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (23.08%) Data Analysis
13 21 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (23.08%) Apache Spark
14 20 (21.98%) Decision-Making
15 19 (20.88%) Subversion
16 18 (19.78%) Analytics
17 17 (18.68%) Hadoop
17 17 (18.68%) Problem-Solving
18 16 (17.58%) Predictive Modelling
18 16 (17.58%) Mathematics
19 14 (15.38%) Retail
19 14 (15.38%) C++
19 14 (15.38%) Scala
19 14 (15.38%) RESTful
19 14 (15.38%) 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 21 (23.08%) Apache Spark
2 6 (6.59%) NServiceBus
3 2 (2.20%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.10%) JBoss
4 1 (1.10%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon SageMaker
2 1 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.10%) GitHub
2 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.10%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) HTTP
2 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 17 (18.68%) Hadoop
3 11 (12.09%) Big Data
4 10 (10.99%) SQL Server
5 9 (9.89%) RDBMS
5 9 (9.89%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.30%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.20%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.10%) Amazon Athena
8 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.10%) BigQuery
8 1 (1.10%) GIS
8 1 (1.10%) MySQL
8 1 (1.10%) Power BI
8 1 (1.10%) QlikView
8 1 (1.10%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (20.88%) Subversion
2 14 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 12 (13.19%) Mercurial
4 9 (9.89%) Visual Studio
5 5 (5.49%) JIRA
6 4 (4.40%) NUnit
6 4 (4.40%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (4.40%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (3.30%) Gradle
7 3 (3.30%) Maven
8 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.20%) JUnit
8 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.20%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (15.38%) Retail
2 9 (9.89%) Banking
2 9 (9.89%) Finance
3 7 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.59%) Games
5 4 (4.40%) Marketing
5 4 (4.40%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.10%) Advertising
6 1 (1.10%) Electronics
6 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.10%) Law
6 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (34.07%) Data Scientist
2 23 (25.27%) Software Engineer
3 14 (15.38%) Developer
4 13 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 13 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
4 13 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
5 12 (13.19%) Senior Java Engineer
5 12 (13.19%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Architect
6 8 (8.79%) C# Architect
6 8 (8.79%) Java Architect
6 8 (8.79%) Java Technical Architect
6 8 (8.79%) PHP Architect
6 8 (8.79%) PHP Technical Architect
6 8 (8.79%) Technical Architect
7 7 (7.69%) C++ Developer
8 6 (6.59%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.40%) Senior Data Scientist
9 4 (4.40%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.38%) RESTful
2 10 (10.99%) Web Services
3 9 (9.89%) REST
4 8 (8.79%) .NET
5 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 7 (7.69%) DirectX
6 6 (6.59%) AngularJS
6 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (6.59%) LINQ
6 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 6 (6.59%) Natural Language Processing
6 6 (6.59%) WCF
7 5 (5.49%) MFC
7 5 (5.49%) OpenGL
7 5 (5.49%) XML
8 4 (4.40%) HTML
8 4 (4.40%) NumPy
8 4 (4.40%) Pandas
9 3 (3.30%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 43 (47.25%) Data Structures
2 27 (29.67%) Computer Science
3 14 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.59%) Fintech
5 5 (5.49%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (5.49%) Client/Server
6 4 (4.40%) PMI
7 1 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.10%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (1.10%) PKI
7 1 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.10%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.59%) Windows
2 2 (2.20%) Linux
3 1 (1.10%) Android
3 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (42.86%) Data Science
2 33 (36.26%) Machine Learning
3 32 (35.16%) OO
4 27 (29.67%) Software Engineering
4 27 (29.67%) Test Automation
5 23 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (23.08%) Data Analysis
7 20 (21.98%) Decision-Making
8 18 (19.78%) Analytics
9 17 (18.68%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (17.58%) Mathematics
10 16 (17.58%) Predictive Modelling
11 14 (15.38%) Critical Thinking
12 13 (14.29%) Data Analytics
12 13 (14.29%) Presales
12 13 (14.29%) Risk Management
13 11 (12.09%) OOP
13 11 (12.09%) Visualisation
14 10 (10.99%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 41 (45.05%) SQL
2 38 (41.76%) Python
3 32 (35.16%) R
4 29 (31.87%) Java
5 24 (26.37%) C#
6 14 (15.38%) C++
6 14 (15.38%) Scala
7 13 (14.29%) HiveQL
8 9 (9.89%) PHP
9 7 (7.69%) MATLAB
9 7 (7.69%) VC++
10 4 (4.40%) JavaScript
10 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.30%) C
12 2 (2.20%) Groovy
12 2 (2.20%) Ruby
13 1 (1.10%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.10%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.10%) VB6
Qualifications
1 34 (37.36%) Degree
2 11 (12.09%) PhD
3 4 (4.40%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.10%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) ISO 13485
1 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 14 (15.38%) HDFS
2 2 (2.20%) Docker
3 1 (1.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.59%) Cognizant
3 4 (4.40%) Google
4 2 (2.20%) Tableau
5 1 (1.10%) Capita
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle
5 1 (1.10%) Splunk