Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > North West
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 169 273 218
Rank change year-on-year +104 -55 +64
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 178 102 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.74% 0.79% 1.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.08% 2.14% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 108 81 123
North West median annual salary £57,454 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.44% -12.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +2.68%

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 4,364 4,777 5,061
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.73% 36.98% 41.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3,191 3,673 4,149
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% -

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 +41 102 £57,454 +9.44% 2
Cheshire +90 56 £62,500 +62.34%
Lancashire +6 10 - - 1
Cumbria - 5 - - 1
Merseyside +5 2 £55,000 -4.35% 1
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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.

1 114 (64.04%) Software Engineering
2 88 (49.44%) OO
3 85 (47.75%) Data Structures
4 82 (46.07%) Computer Science
5 80 (44.94%) Java
6 75 (42.13%) Data Science
7 72 (40.45%) Mathematics
8 63 (35.39%) Analytics
9 61 (34.27%) C++
10 60 (33.71%) C#
10 60 (33.71%) Data Analysis
10 60 (33.71%) Degree
11 58 (32.58%) NoSQL
12 54 (30.34%) Python
13 53 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
14 52 (29.21%) SQL
15 51 (28.65%) Decision-Making
16 47 (26.40%) Analytical Skills
17 41 (23.03%) Subversion
17 41 (23.03%) R
17 41 (23.03%) Machine Learning
18 39 (21.91%) Git (software)
19 38 (21.35%) Line Management
20 37 (20.79%) Pharmaceutical
21 35 (19.66%) Test Automation
22 34 (19.10%) Continuous Integration
22 34 (19.10%) Relational Database
23 33 (18.54%) Mercurial
23 33 (18.54%) Risk Management
24 32 (17.98%) User Experience

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 6 (3.37%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.25%) Apache
3 2 (1.12%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.56%) nginx
4 1 (0.56%) SAS
4 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.56%) SPSS
2 1 (0.56%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.87%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.25%) SaaS
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.99%) Broadband
2 5 (2.81%) HTTP
3 1 (0.56%) BGP
3 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.56%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.56%) Firewall
3 1 (0.56%) IPsec
3 1 (0.56%) LAN
3 1 (0.56%) NX-OS
3 1 (0.56%) OSPF
3 1 (0.56%) VoIP
3 1 (0.56%) VPN
3 1 (0.56%) WAN
3 1 (0.56%) Wireless
3 1 (0.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (32.58%) NoSQL
2 34 (19.10%) Relational Database
3 25 (14.04%) Big Data
4 17 (9.55%) RDBMS
5 11 (6.18%) SQL Server
6 10 (5.62%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.81%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.69%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.12%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.12%) HBase
10 2 (1.12%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 41 (23.03%) Subversion
2 39 (21.91%) Git (software)
3 33 (18.54%) Mercurial
4 8 (4.49%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.81%) JIRA
6 2 (1.12%) C++Builder
6 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.12%) Vagrant
General
1 37 (20.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 29 (16.29%) Finance
3 12 (6.74%) Retail
4 11 (6.18%) Banking
5 8 (4.49%) Marketing
6 7 (3.93%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.37%) Electronics
7 6 (3.37%) Games
8 5 (2.81%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.69%) Automotive
10 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.12%) Law
11 1 (0.56%) Legal
11 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 57 (32.02%) Software Engineer
2 48 (26.97%) Developer
3 32 (17.98%) Senior Software Engineer
4 30 (16.85%) Project Manager
4 30 (16.85%) Software Project Manager
5 29 (16.29%) C++ Developer
5 29 (16.29%) Java Engineer
5 29 (16.29%) Java Software Engineer
5 29 (16.29%) Senior Java Engineer
5 29 (16.29%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 24 (13.48%) C# Developer
7 22 (12.36%) Data Scientist
8 20 (11.24%) Java Developer
9 19 (10.67%) Junior
10 18 (10.11%) Junior C++ Developer
10 18 (10.11%) Junior Developer
10 18 (10.11%) Software Manager
10 18 (10.11%) Support Manager
11 17 (9.55%) C++/C# Developer
11 17 (9.55%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.11%) .NET
2 10 (5.62%) Web Services
3 8 (4.49%) NumPy
3 8 (4.49%) scikit-learn
4 7 (3.93%) Pandas
5 6 (3.37%) HTML
5 6 (3.37%) OpenGL
5 6 (3.37%) Vulkan
6 5 (2.81%) DirectX
6 5 (2.81%) HTML5
6 5 (2.81%) Matplotlib
6 5 (2.81%) MFC
6 5 (2.81%) Node.js
6 5 (2.81%) XML
7 4 (2.25%) Kafka
8 3 (1.69%) Apache Flex
8 3 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (1.69%) MLlib
8 3 (1.69%) OpenCL
8 3 (1.69%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 85 (47.75%) Data Structures
2 47 (26.40%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (17.98%) User Experience
4 25 (14.04%) Fintech
5 17 (9.55%) Derivative
6 13 (7.30%) PMI
7 11 (6.18%) Robotics
8 10 (5.62%) Hedge funds
9 5 (2.81%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (2.81%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.81%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.81%) Video\Live Streaming
10 4 (2.25%) Blog
11 3 (1.69%) CUDA
11 3 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (1.69%) GPGPU
11 3 (1.69%) Smartphone
12 2 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.56%) Acoustics
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.18%) Android
2 9 (5.06%) Windows
3 7 (3.93%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.81%) Linux
5 3 (1.69%) Robot Operating System
5 3 (1.69%) Tizen
6 2 (1.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (64.04%) Software Engineering
2 88 (49.44%) OO
3 82 (46.07%) Computer Science
4 75 (42.13%) Data Science
5 72 (40.45%) Mathematics
6 63 (35.39%) Analytics
7 60 (33.71%) Data Analysis
8 53 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
9 51 (28.65%) Decision-Making
10 41 (23.03%) Machine Learning
11 38 (21.35%) Line Management
12 35 (19.66%) Test Automation
13 34 (19.10%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (18.54%) Risk Management
15 30 (16.85%) Business Analysis
15 30 (16.85%) Project Management
16 29 (16.29%) Problem-Solving
17 28 (15.73%) SDLC
18 21 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
19 20 (11.24%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 80 (44.94%) Java
2 61 (34.27%) C++
3 60 (33.71%) C#
4 54 (30.34%) Python
5 52 (29.21%) SQL
6 41 (23.03%) R
7 21 (11.80%) MATLAB
8 15 (8.43%) C
9 7 (3.93%) Apple Swift
9 7 (3.93%) Objective-C
10 6 (3.37%) JavaScript
10 6 (3.37%) VC++
11 3 (1.69%) Java 8
12 2 (1.12%) PHP
12 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.56%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.56%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 60 (33.71%) Degree
2 23 (12.92%) PhD
3 13 (7.30%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.12%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.56%) CCNP
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) Docker
1 2 (1.12%) HDFS
2 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) Ansible
1 2 (1.12%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.12%) Terraform
2 1 (0.56%) Nagios
2 1 (0.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10 (5.62%) Splunk
2 7 (3.93%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.81%) SAP
4 3 (1.69%) Google
4 3 (1.69%) QNX
5 2 (1.12%) Ab Initio
5 2 (1.12%) Alteryx
5 2 (1.12%) Chordiant
5 2 (1.12%) Embarcadero
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle
5 2 (1.12%) Pega
5 2 (1.12%) Tableau
5 2 (1.12%) Teradata
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco
6 1 (0.56%) EMC
6 1 (0.56%) Meraki
6 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.56%) Twitter
6 1 (0.56%) VMware