Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > South East
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 217 159 201
Rank change year-on-year -58 +42 -1
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 248 215 420
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.52% 1.80% 1.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.31% 5.57% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 161 174 297
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £36,750 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £70,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% - +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 5,753 3,858 8,606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.20% 32.29% 32.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3,585 3,170 6,703
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% +4.76%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -41 95 £57,500 +27.78% 22
Hampshire -78 54 £62,500 +19.05% 19
Berkshire -3 53 £60,000 +20.00% 8
Surrey -1 42 £60,000 +37.14% 10
Oxfordshire -38 42 £42,500 +10.39% 10
West Sussex +7 32 £47,500 -13.64% 5
East Sussex -21 19 £35,000 - 2
Kent -29 3 £42,500 -39.29% 6
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 100 (40.32%) Python
2 86 (34.68%) Software Engineering
3 81 (32.66%) Degree
4 72 (29.03%) Computer Science
5 65 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (25.40%) C++
6 63 (25.40%) Data Structures
7 59 (23.79%) Machine Learning
8 57 (22.98%) JavaScript
9 56 (22.58%) SQL
10 55 (22.18%) Finance
11 49 (19.76%) Java
12 48 (19.35%) Mathematics
13 46 (18.55%) C#
13 46 (18.55%) Analytical Skills
14 41 (16.53%) Problem-Solving
14 41 (16.53%) C
15 38 (15.32%) OO
16 35 (14.11%) Microsoft
16 35 (14.11%) React
17 33 (13.31%) Mentoring
17 33 (13.31%) .NET
17 33 (13.31%) Social Skills
18 32 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
19 31 (12.50%) Docker
20 30 (12.10%) Validation
20 30 (12.10%) Artificial Intelligence
20 30 (12.10%) Software Testing
21 28 (11.29%) SQL Server
21 28 (11.29%) Continuous Improvement

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 6 (2.42%) WordPress
2 4 (1.61%) Apache Airflow
3 3 (1.21%) CMS
4 2 (0.81%) Confluence
5 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.40%) IIS
5 1 (0.40%) Jetty
5 1 (0.40%) SAS
5 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.21%) GNU Octave
1 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.81%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (2.42%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.48%) AWS
2 20 (8.06%) GitHub
3 17 (6.85%) Azure
4 10 (4.03%) Power Platform
5 8 (3.23%) SaaS
6 7 (2.82%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (2.82%) GCP
7 6 (2.42%) Amazon EKS
8 4 (1.61%) dbt
8 4 (1.61%) Google Analytics
8 4 (1.61%) Slack
8 4 (1.61%) Snowflake
9 2 (0.81%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.81%) Trello
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.40%) Azure Pipelines
10 1 (0.40%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.23%) Wireless
2 6 (2.42%) HTTP
3 5 (2.02%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.21%) 4G
4 3 (1.21%) Software-Defined Radio
5 2 (0.81%) 3G
5 2 (0.81%) 3GPP
5 2 (0.81%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.81%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.40%) 5G
6 1 (0.40%) GSM
6 1 (0.40%) Internet
6 1 (0.40%) LTE
6 1 (0.40%) NAS
6 1 (0.40%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.47%) Relational Database
3 16 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (5.65%) Big Data
5 13 (5.24%) MySQL
5 13 (5.24%) RDBMS
6 10 (4.03%) Power BI
6 10 (4.03%) Tableau
7 8 (3.23%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.82%) CouchDB
9 6 (2.42%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (2.42%) Data Mining
9 6 (2.42%) MariaDB
10 4 (1.61%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.81%) Spotfire
12 1 (0.40%) Amazon Aurora
12 1 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (10.48%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.05%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.82%) Selenium
4 6 (2.42%) Artifactory
4 6 (2.42%) Cucumber
4 6 (2.42%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.21%) JIRA
5 3 (1.21%) JMeter
6 2 (0.81%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.81%) Gatling
6 2 (0.81%) GitLab
6 2 (0.81%) JProfiler
6 2 (0.81%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.40%) Appium
7 1 (0.40%) Babel
7 1 (0.40%) git-flow
7 1 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.40%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.40%) webpack
General
1 55 (22.18%) Finance
2 46 (18.55%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (13.31%) Social Skills
4 26 (10.48%) Electronics
4 26 (10.48%) Marketing
5 22 (8.87%) Telecoms
6 20 (8.06%) Manufacturing
7 19 (7.66%) Advertising
8 15 (6.05%) Public Sector
9 12 (4.84%) Retail
10 10 (4.03%) Automotive
11 9 (3.63%) Financial Institution
12 7 (2.82%) Aerospace
13 6 (2.42%) Banking
14 4 (1.61%) Law
15 3 (1.21%) Games
15 3 (1.21%) Organisational Skills
16 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.81%) Presentation Skills
17 1 (0.40%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 63 (25.40%) Developer
2 36 (14.52%) Software Engineer
3 31 (12.50%) Analyst
4 25 (10.08%) Cryptography Engineer
5 19 (7.66%) Business Analyst
6 17 (6.85%) Technical Analyst
6 17 (6.85%) Technical Business Analyst
7 14 (5.65%) Senior Developer
7 14 (5.65%) Software Developer
8 13 (5.24%) Senior Software Engineer
9 12 (4.84%) .NET Developer
9 12 (4.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 10 (4.03%) Data Engineer
10 10 (4.03%) Embedded Engineer
10 10 (4.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 10 (4.03%) Python Developer
10 10 (4.03%) React Developer
11 9 (3.63%) Computer Engineer
11 9 (3.63%) Computer Vision Engineer
12 8 (3.23%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (14.11%) React
2 33 (13.31%) .NET
3 24 (9.68%) Node.js
4 22 (8.87%) CSS
5 21 (8.47%) HTML
6 15 (6.05%) .NET Core
7 12 (4.84%) AngularJS
7 12 (4.84%) TensorFlow
8 11 (4.44%) Web Services
9 10 (4.03%) .NET Framework
9 10 (4.03%) Entity Framework
10 9 (3.63%) PyTorch
11 7 (2.82%) Django
11 7 (2.82%) OpenCV
11 7 (2.82%) Spring
12 6 (2.42%) Flask
12 6 (2.42%) Gherkin
12 6 (2.42%) Pandas
12 6 (2.42%) WebSockets
13 5 (2.02%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 63 (25.40%) Data Structures
2 25 (10.08%) PKI
3 19 (7.66%) User Experience
4 15 (6.05%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (4.03%) Legacy Systems
5 10 (4.03%) LIMS
6 7 (2.82%) Biotechnology
6 7 (2.82%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.61%) Blog
7 4 (1.61%) Photography
7 4 (1.61%) Robotics
8 3 (1.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (1.21%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.81%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.81%) Life Science
9 2 (0.81%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.81%) Renewable Energy
9 2 (0.81%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.08%) Linux
2 19 (7.66%) Windows
3 8 (3.23%) Unix
4 6 (2.42%) Android
5 2 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (34.68%) Software Engineering
2 72 (29.03%) Computer Science
3 65 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (23.79%) Machine Learning
5 48 (19.35%) Mathematics
6 41 (16.53%) Problem-Solving
7 38 (15.32%) OO
8 33 (13.31%) Mentoring
9 32 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (12.10%) Artificial Intelligence
10 30 (12.10%) Software Testing
10 30 (12.10%) Validation
11 28 (11.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 27 (10.89%) Statistics
13 26 (10.48%) TDD
14 25 (10.08%) Cryptography
14 25 (10.08%) Full Stack Development
15 24 (9.68%) Data Modelling
15 24 (9.68%) Microservices
16 23 (9.27%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 100 (40.32%) Python
2 63 (25.40%) C++
3 57 (22.98%) JavaScript
4 56 (22.58%) SQL
5 49 (19.76%) Java
6 46 (18.55%) C#
7 41 (16.53%) C
8 19 (7.66%) TypeScript
9 17 (6.85%) VB
10 13 (5.24%) MATLAB
11 12 (4.84%) R
12 10 (4.03%) PHP
13 9 (3.63%) Bash Shell
13 9 (3.63%) Go
14 7 (2.82%) Cython
14 7 (2.82%) F#
14 7 (2.82%) PowerShell
15 6 (2.42%) Java 11
16 5 (2.02%) PL/SQL
16 5 (2.02%) VB6
Qualifications
1 81 (32.66%) Degree
2 27 (10.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (7.66%) PhD
5 17 (6.85%) Numerate Degree
6 14 (5.65%) Master's Degree
7 7 (2.82%) HND
8 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.63%) QA
2 7 (2.82%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.42%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.21%) Accessibility
5 2 (0.81%) GLP
5 2 (0.81%) GMP
5 2 (0.81%) Good Clinical Practice
6 1 (0.40%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 31 (12.50%) Docker
2 25 (10.08%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (6.85%) Kubernetes
2 10 (4.03%) Ansible
3 6 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.42%) Puppet
4 1 (0.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (14.11%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.08%) Gemalto
3 14 (5.65%) SAP
4 6 (2.42%) Adobe
4 6 (2.42%) Google
4 6 (2.42%) SaltStack
5 5 (2.02%) Oracle
6 2 (0.81%) ANSYS
6 2 (0.81%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.81%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.81%) Citrix
6 2 (0.81%) EMC
6 2 (0.81%) Omniture
6 2 (0.81%) RedGate
6 2 (0.81%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.40%) Databricks
7 1 (0.40%) Hootsuite
7 1 (0.40%) HubSpot
7 1 (0.40%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.40%) OpenText