Period
to 13 April 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithms over the 6 months to 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > South East
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 216 196 168
Rank change year-on-year -20 -28 +58
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 153 304 518
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.23% 1.47% 1.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.34% 4.18% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 115 229 359
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £33,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £36,750 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,150 £70,000
England median annual salary £66,250 £63,750 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.92% +2.00% +4.17%

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,587 7,273 9,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.86% 35.27% 36.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3,217 5,815 7,543
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £28,150
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Algorithms as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in the South East

Algorithms
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Algorithms in the South East.

Salary trend for Algorithms in the South East

Algorithms
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Algorithms in the South East over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Algorithms in the South East

Algorithms
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithms within the South East region over the 6 months to 13 April 2021. 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
Thames Valley -21 56 £60,000 +55.84% 19
Hampshire +33 47 £50,000 -5.66% 15
Berkshire +47 30 £60,000 +20.00% 7
Surrey +42 29 £65,000 -7.14% 15
Oxfordshire -37 25 £60,000 +55.84% 10
West Sussex +1 16 £47,500 -13.64% 10
East Sussex +16 3 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Kent +11 2 £42,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire +39 1 - - 2
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 69 (45.10%) Software Engineering
2 62 (40.52%) C++
3 47 (30.72%) Degree
3 47 (30.72%) Computer Science
3 47 (30.72%) Data Structures
4 42 (27.45%) Python
5 40 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (25.49%) Java
7 36 (23.53%) SQL
8 34 (22.22%) Machine Learning
9 31 (20.26%) C#
10 29 (18.95%) Mathematics
11 28 (18.30%) Problem-Solving
12 27 (17.65%) C
13 26 (16.99%) Finance
14 25 (16.34%) DevOps
15 23 (15.03%) Artificial Intelligence
15 23 (15.03%) .NET
16 22 (14.38%) TDD
16 22 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (13.73%) JavaScript
17 21 (13.73%) OO
18 20 (13.07%) Azure
18 20 (13.07%) Signal Processing
18 20 (13.07%) Docker
19 19 (12.42%) Microsoft
20 18 (11.76%) VB
21 17 (11.11%) Windows
21 17 (11.11%) Software Testing
22 16 (10.46%) Linux

Algorithms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (3.27%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.61%) Apache
2 4 (2.61%) Confluence
3 3 (1.96%) CMS
4 2 (1.31%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (1.31%) IIS
5 1 (0.65%) DNN
5 1 (0.65%) Jetty
5 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.07%) Azure
2 12 (7.84%) SaaS
3 10 (6.54%) GitHub
4 8 (5.23%) AWS
5 6 (3.92%) IaaS
6 5 (3.27%) GCP
7 4 (2.61%) Google Analytics
7 4 (2.61%) Trello
8 2 (1.31%) Slack
9 1 (0.65%) AdWords
9 1 (0.65%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.65%) PaaS
9 1 (0.65%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.27%) Wireless
2 4 (2.61%) HTTP
2 4 (2.61%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.31%) 3GPP
3 2 (1.31%) 5G
4 1 (0.65%) 4G
4 1 (0.65%) Internet
4 1 (0.65%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.27%) Big Data
2 5 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (3.27%) Tableau
3 4 (2.61%) Flink
3 4 (2.61%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.61%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.96%) MariaDB
4 3 (1.96%) MySQL
4 3 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.31%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.31%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.92%) Bugzilla
2 6 (3.92%) CruiseControl
2 6 (3.92%) Gemini Tracker
2 6 (3.92%) Hudson
2 6 (3.92%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.92%) Subversion
2 6 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (2.61%) JIRA
4 3 (1.96%) Artifactory
4 3 (1.96%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.96%) Selenium
4 3 (1.96%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.96%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.31%) Moq
5 2 (1.31%) MSTest
5 2 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.31%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.65%) CMake
6 1 (0.65%) GitLab
General
1 26 (16.99%) Finance
2 10 (6.54%) Electronics
3 9 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.23%) Advertising
5 7 (4.58%) Marketing
6 5 (3.27%) Billing
6 5 (3.27%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.96%) Automotive
7 3 (1.96%) Games
8 2 (1.31%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 35 (22.88%) Software Engineer
2 31 (20.26%) Developer
3 16 (10.46%) Analyst
4 13 (8.50%) C++ Software Engineer
4 13 (8.50%) Cryptography Engineer
4 13 (8.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 11 (7.19%) C# Software Engineer
6 10 (6.54%) Software Developer
7 9 (5.88%) Data Scientist
8 8 (5.23%) Analyst Programmer
8 8 (5.23%) Programmer
9 7 (4.58%) Business Analyst
9 7 (4.58%) Compiler Engineer
9 7 (4.58%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (4.58%) Technical Business Analyst
10 6 (3.92%) Graduate
10 6 (3.92%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.92%) Junior
10 6 (3.92%) Senior C# Software Engineer
11 5 (3.27%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.03%) .NET
2 14 (9.15%) React
3 13 (8.50%) .NET Core
4 11 (7.19%) Web Services
5 10 (6.54%) .NET Framework
5 10 (6.54%) Entity Framework
6 9 (5.88%) Node.js
6 9 (5.88%) TensorFlow
7 6 (3.92%) AngularJS
7 6 (3.92%) CSS
7 6 (3.92%) HTML
7 6 (3.92%) WPF
8 5 (3.27%) MFC
8 5 (3.27%) STL
8 5 (3.27%) XML
9 4 (2.61%) REST
9 4 (2.61%) scikit-learn
9 4 (2.61%) WebSockets
10 3 (1.96%) Gherkin
10 3 (1.96%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (30.72%) Data Structures
2 22 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.50%) PKI
4 10 (6.54%) LIMS
5 6 (3.92%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.27%) Device Driver
6 5 (3.27%) PMI
7 3 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (1.96%) Photography
8 2 (1.31%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.31%) Analogue Electronics
8 2 (1.31%) Biotechnology
8 2 (1.31%) Blog
8 2 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.31%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.31%) Social Media
9 1 (0.65%) ASIC
9 1 (0.65%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.11%) Windows
2 16 (10.46%) Linux
3 5 (3.27%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (2.61%) Android
5 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (45.10%) Software Engineering
2 47 (30.72%) Computer Science
3 40 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (22.22%) Machine Learning
5 29 (18.95%) Mathematics
6 28 (18.30%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (16.34%) DevOps
8 23 (15.03%) Artificial Intelligence
9 22 (14.38%) TDD
10 21 (13.73%) OO
11 20 (13.07%) Signal Processing
12 17 (11.11%) Software Testing
13 15 (9.80%) Validation
14 13 (8.50%) Cryptography
14 13 (8.50%) Fintech
14 13 (8.50%) Physics
15 12 (7.84%) Data Science
15 12 (7.84%) Open Source
16 11 (7.19%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 62 (40.52%) C++
2 42 (27.45%) Python
3 39 (25.49%) Java
4 36 (23.53%) SQL
5 31 (20.26%) C#
6 27 (17.65%) C
7 21 (13.73%) JavaScript
8 18 (11.76%) VB
9 14 (9.15%) TypeScript
10 8 (5.23%) Go
10 8 (5.23%) PL/SQL
10 8 (5.23%) VB6
11 7 (4.58%) F#
12 5 (3.27%) MATLAB
13 4 (2.61%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.61%) Embedded C
13 4 (2.61%) Embedded C++
13 4 (2.61%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.61%) R
13 4 (2.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (30.72%) Degree
2 15 (9.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (8.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (7.84%) PhD
5 7 (4.58%) Master's Degree
6 5 (3.27%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.96%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.96%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.19%) QA
2 5 (3.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.65%) DICOM
3 1 (0.65%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 20 (13.07%) Docker
2 13 (8.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (4.58%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.96%) Ansible
2 3 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (12.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.50%) Gemalto
3 8 (5.23%) Oracle
4 5 (3.27%) Google
5 4 (2.61%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.96%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.31%) Databricks
7 2 (1.31%) EMC
7 2 (1.31%) SAP
8 1 (0.65%) Cadence
8 1 (0.65%) Hootsuite
8 1 (0.65%) HubSpot
8 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.65%) Synopsys