Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > North West
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 255 227
Rank change year-on-year -27 -28 +112
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 79 119 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.68% 0.93% 1.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.72% 2.29% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 59 86 108
North West median annual salary £51,000 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +50.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £32,400 £30,125 £28,200
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 4,589 5,201 5,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.27% 40.74% 41.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3,653 4,063 4,259
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £61,250
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -10 60 £52,500 -12.50% 13
Cheshire +13 10 £36,000 -15.29%
Lancashire +14 6 - - 1
Merseyside -4 2 £50,375 +0.75% 3
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 38 (48.10%) Data Structures
2 37 (46.84%) SQL
3 32 (40.51%) OO
3 32 (40.51%) Degree
4 31 (39.24%) C#
5 29 (36.71%) Computer Science
6 28 (35.44%) Python
6 28 (35.44%) Software Engineering
7 27 (34.18%) Java
8 25 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (30.38%) R
9 24 (30.38%) Data Science
10 23 (29.11%) C++
11 22 (27.85%) Machine Learning
12 18 (22.78%) Test Automation
13 17 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (21.52%) Mathematics
13 17 (21.52%) Decision-Making
14 16 (20.25%) Analytics
14 16 (20.25%) NoSQL
14 16 (20.25%) Finance
15 15 (18.99%) Data Analysis
15 15 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (17.72%) Subversion
17 13 (16.46%) Data Analytics
17 13 (16.46%) Apache Spark
18 12 (15.19%) Relational Database
18 12 (15.19%) Risk Management
18 12 (15.19%) .NET
19 11 (13.92%) Programme Management

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 13 (16.46%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.53%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.27%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.27%) SAS
3 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon Kinesis
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon SageMaker
1 1 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (1.27%) GitHub
1 1 (1.27%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) HTTP
2 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.53%) Wireless
4 1 (1.27%) BGP
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.27%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.27%) Firewall
4 1 (1.27%) IPsec
4 1 (1.27%) LAN
4 1 (1.27%) NX-OS
4 1 (1.27%) OSPF
4 1 (1.27%) VoIP
4 1 (1.27%) VPN
4 1 (1.27%) WAN
4 1 (1.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.25%) NoSQL
2 12 (15.19%) Relational Database
3 11 (13.92%) Hadoop
4 8 (10.13%) Big Data
5 7 (8.86%) RDBMS
6 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
7 4 (5.06%) Apache Hive
7 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.80%) MySQL
9 2 (2.53%) Power BI
10 1 (1.27%) Amazon Athena
10 1 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (1.27%) BigQuery
10 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.27%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.27%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) Subversion
2 11 (13.92%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.66%) Visual Studio
4 9 (11.39%) Mercurial
5 5 (6.33%) JIRA
6 2 (2.53%) NUnit
6 2 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Electronics
2 8 (10.13%) Games
2 8 (10.13%) Manufacturing
3 7 (8.86%) Banking
3 7 (8.86%) Marketing
4 6 (7.59%) Retail
5 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
6 4 (5.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.27%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 22 (27.85%) Developer
2 19 (24.05%) Software Engineer
3 18 (22.78%) Data Scientist
4 16 (20.25%) C++ Developer
5 10 (12.66%) C# Developer
6 9 (11.39%) Java Engineer
6 9 (11.39%) Java Software Engineer
6 9 (11.39%) Senior Java Engineer
6 9 (11.39%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 9 (11.39%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Architect
7 7 (8.86%) C# Architect
7 7 (8.86%) Java Architect
7 7 (8.86%) Java Technical Architect
7 7 (8.86%) PHP Architect
7 7 (8.86%) PHP Technical Architect
7 7 (8.86%) Technical Architect
8 6 (7.59%) Development Manager
8 6 (7.59%) Python Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.19%) .NET
2 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET
3 7 (8.86%) DirectX
3 7 (8.86%) HTML
3 7 (8.86%) RESTful
4 5 (6.33%) MFC
4 5 (6.33%) OpenGL
4 5 (6.33%) XML
5 4 (5.06%) HTML5
6 3 (3.80%) CSS
6 3 (3.80%) CSS3
6 3 (3.80%) REST
6 3 (3.80%) SOAP
6 3 (3.80%) Web Services
7 2 (2.53%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.53%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (2.53%) Node.js
7 2 (2.53%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 38 (48.10%) Data Structures
2 29 (36.71%) Computer Science
3 15 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.86%) Fintech
5 5 (6.33%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (6.33%) Client/Server
5 5 (6.33%) Derivative
5 5 (6.33%) PMI
5 5 (6.33%) User Experience
6 1 (1.27%) Acoustics
6 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) Marketing Technology
6 1 (1.27%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Embedded Linux
1 5 (6.33%) Linux
1 5 (6.33%) Windows
2 3 (3.80%) Android
2 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (40.51%) OO
2 28 (35.44%) Software Engineering
3 25 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (30.38%) Data Science
5 22 (27.85%) Machine Learning
6 18 (22.78%) Test Automation
7 17 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (21.52%) Decision-Making
7 17 (21.52%) Mathematics
8 16 (20.25%) Analytics
9 15 (18.99%) Data Analysis
10 13 (16.46%) Data Analytics
11 12 (15.19%) Risk Management
12 11 (13.92%) Presales
12 11 (13.92%) Programme Management
13 10 (12.66%) Line Management
14 9 (11.39%) Scrum
15 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (10.13%) Kanban
15 8 (10.13%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.84%) SQL
2 31 (39.24%) C#
3 28 (35.44%) Python
4 27 (34.18%) Java
5 24 (30.38%) R
6 23 (29.11%) C++
7 10 (12.66%) PHP
8 7 (8.86%) Scala
8 7 (8.86%) VC++
9 6 (7.59%) C
9 6 (7.59%) HiveQL
10 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
10 4 (5.06%) MATLAB
11 3 (3.80%) Embedded C
11 3 (3.80%) Embedded C++
12 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.53%) VB
12 2 (2.53%) VB6
13 1 (1.27%) Assembly Language
13 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (40.51%) Degree
2 8 (10.13%) PhD
3 5 (6.33%) PMI Certification
4 4 (5.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.27%) CCNP
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) HDFS
2 3 (3.80%) Firmware
3 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Nagios
1 1 (1.27%) Oozie
1 1 (1.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.33%) SAP
3 3 (3.80%) Google
3 3 (3.80%) Tableau
4 2 (2.53%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco
5 1 (1.27%) Meraki
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle
5 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.27%) VMware