Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > North West
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 278 224 333
Rank change year-on-year -54 +109 -3
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 101 139 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.76% 1.12% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.94% 2.77% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 73 122 28
North West median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% +35.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £40,125 £30,125 £20,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £49,875
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%

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 5208 5025 4527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.38% 40.34% 35.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4044 4186 3582
North West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,045
% change year-on-year - +4.07% +6.77%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 -40 74 £60,000 +21.21% 8
Merseyside +16 13 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Cheshire -28 12 £47,000 +56.67%
Lancashire - 2 £25,000 -
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT jobs citing Algorithms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 46 (45.54%) SQL
2 45 (44.55%) Java
3 43 (42.57%) Machine Learning
4 41 (40.59%) Degree
4 41 (40.59%) Software Engineering
5 34 (33.66%) Python
6 33 (32.67%) OO
7 30 (29.70%) Test Automation
8 28 (27.72%) Data Structures
9 26 (25.74%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (25.74%) Mathematics
9 26 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (24.75%) Subversion
11 24 (23.76%) Git (software)
11 24 (23.76%) Mercurial
11 24 (23.76%) NoSQL
12 21 (20.79%) Analytics
13 19 (18.81%) Computer Science
13 19 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (16.83%) Computer Vision
15 16 (15.84%) C++
16 14 (13.86%) R
17 13 (12.87%) MATLAB
18 12 (11.88%) Deep Learning
19 11 (10.89%) Statistics
19 11 (10.89%) PhD
19 11 (10.89%) SAS
19 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
19 11 (10.89%) TDD
20 10 (9.90%) Finance

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 11 (10.89%) SAS
2 10 (9.90%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.99%) Drupal
4 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.99%) Predix
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Magento
1 1 (0.99%) SAP CAR
1 1 (0.99%) SAP POS DM
1 1 (0.99%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.93%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.96%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.97%) Slack
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.99%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (0.99%) Firewall
1 1 (0.99%) Internet
1 1 (0.99%) IPsec
1 1 (0.99%) Network Security
1 1 (0.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.76%) NoSQL
2 9 (8.91%) Big Data
3 8 (7.92%) Hadoop
4 7 (6.93%) Data Mining
5 5 (4.95%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.99%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.99%) Lumira
7 1 (0.99%) MySQL
7 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.99%) Power BI
7 1 (0.99%) QlikView
7 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.99%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.99%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (24.75%) Subversion
2 24 (23.76%) Git (software)
2 24 (23.76%) Mercurial
3 6 (5.94%) JIRA
4 5 (4.95%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.97%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.97%) Gatling
5 3 (2.97%) JMeter
5 3 (2.97%) Selenium
5 3 (2.97%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.97%) The Grinder
5 3 (2.97%) Travis CI
5 3 (2.97%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (9.90%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Marketing
2 5 (4.95%) Retail
3 4 (3.96%) Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Advertising
4 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.98%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Law
5 2 (1.98%) Legal
5 2 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.99%) Electronics
6 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (32.67%) Software Engineer
2 24 (23.76%) Java Engineer
2 24 (23.76%) Java Software Engineer
2 24 (23.76%) Senior Java Engineer
2 24 (23.76%) Senior Java Software Engineer
2 24 (23.76%) Senior Software Engineer
3 18 (17.82%) Data Scientist
4 10 (9.90%) Developer
5 8 (7.92%) Computer Engineer
5 8 (7.92%) Computer Vision Engineer
5 8 (7.92%) Research Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.94%) Analyst
7 6 (5.94%) Architect
8 5 (4.95%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 5 (4.95%) Senior Architect
8 5 (4.95%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 5 (4.95%) Senior Test Architect
8 5 (4.95%) Test Architect
8 5 (4.95%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) Web Services
2 9 (8.91%) J2EE
2 9 (8.91%) OpenCV
3 7 (6.93%) HTML
3 7 (6.93%) TensorFlow
4 5 (4.95%) .NET
5 4 (3.96%) CSS
5 4 (3.96%) OpenGL
6 3 (2.97%) jQuery
6 3 (2.97%) JSON
6 3 (2.97%) RESTful
7 2 (1.98%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.98%) JPA
7 2 (1.98%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (1.98%) Spring
7 2 (1.98%) WebGL
7 2 (1.98%) XHTML
8 1 (0.99%) Pandas
8 1 (0.99%) scikit-learn
8 1 (0.99%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (27.72%) Data Structures
2 19 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (18.81%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.93%) 3D Graphics
3 7 (6.93%) Augmented Reality
3 7 (6.93%) User Experience
4 5 (4.95%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (4.95%) Life Science
5 4 (3.96%) PKI
6 2 (1.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.98%) Social Media
7 1 (0.99%) Blog
7 1 (0.99%) Clustering
7 1 (0.99%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.99%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.94%) Linux
2 4 (3.96%) Unix
3 3 (2.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.57%) Machine Learning
2 41 (40.59%) Software Engineering
3 33 (32.67%) OO
4 30 (29.70%) Test Automation
5 26 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (25.74%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (25.74%) Mathematics
6 21 (20.79%) Analytics
7 17 (16.83%) Computer Vision
8 12 (11.88%) Deep Learning
9 11 (10.89%) Statistics
9 11 (10.89%) TDD
10 10 (9.90%) Image Processing
10 10 (9.90%) Predictive Analytics
11 9 (8.91%) Data Management
11 9 (8.91%) Master Data Management
12 8 (7.92%) Open Source
12 8 (7.92%) Statistical Modelling
13 7 (6.93%) 3D Modelling
13 7 (6.93%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 46 (45.54%) SQL
2 45 (44.55%) Java
3 34 (33.66%) Python
4 16 (15.84%) C++
5 14 (13.86%) R
6 13 (12.87%) MATLAB
7 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
8 7 (6.93%) C#
9 5 (4.95%) PHP
9 5 (4.95%) Scala
10 3 (2.97%) C
11 2 (1.98%) Perl
12 1 (0.99%) ABAP
12 1 (0.99%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (40.59%) Degree
2 11 (10.89%) PhD
3 10 (9.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (8.91%) SC Cleared
4 9 (8.91%) Security Cleared
5 7 (6.93%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.98%) HND
6 2 (1.98%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.99%) CCNP
7 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.99%) CISSP
7 1 (0.99%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.98%) DO-254
3 1 (0.99%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.99%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) FortiGate
1 1 (0.99%) Kibana
1 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (8.91%) IBM
2 4 (3.96%) Google
3 3 (2.97%) SAP
3 3 (2.97%) Teradata
4 1 (0.99%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.99%) Cisco
4 1 (0.99%) Juniper
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.99%) NetApp
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle
4 1 (0.99%) Palo Alto
4 1 (0.99%) Tableau
4 1 (0.99%) Talend
4 1 (0.99%) VMware