Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > South East
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 151 196 196
Rank change year-on-year +45 0 +86
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 203 417 495
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.83% 1.59% 1.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.09% 4.40% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 166 299 410
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% +4.35%

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 3,990 9,487 10,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.87% 36.27% 35.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3,149 7,156 8,546
Median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +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 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 +44 88 £45,000 -18.18% 16
Oxfordshire +19 72 £38,500 -18.95% 6
Hampshire +17 59 £52,500 +12.30% 8
West Sussex +49 19 £55,000 +22.22% 3
East Sussex +36 19 £67,500 +46.74%
Surrey +81 16 £43,750 -23.91% 12
Berkshire +39 15 £50,000 -16.67% 9
Kent +41 2 £70,000 +33.33%
Buckinghamshire +63 1 £32,500 -49.02% 1
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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.

1 103 (50.74%) Software Engineering
2 94 (46.31%) Python
3 87 (42.86%) Degree
3 87 (42.86%) Mathematics
4 78 (38.42%) Computer Science
5 70 (34.48%) C++
6 69 (33.99%) Git (software)
7 65 (32.02%) Windows
8 64 (31.53%) C#
9 53 (26.11%) .NET
10 45 (22.17%) MATLAB
11 42 (20.69%) C
11 42 (20.69%) Computer Science Degree
12 41 (20.20%) Computer Vision
12 41 (20.20%) JavaScript
13 39 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (17.73%) R
14 36 (17.73%) Data Science
15 35 (17.24%) Image Processing
15 35 (17.24%) Unit Testing
16 34 (16.75%) Big Data
17 32 (15.76%) Machine Learning
17 32 (15.76%) SQL
17 32 (15.76%) Linux
18 29 (14.29%) Statistics
19 28 (13.79%) Multithreading
19 28 (13.79%) PhD
20 27 (13.30%) Analytics
21 26 (12.81%) SQL Server
21 26 (12.81%) Physics

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 19 (9.36%) Confluence
2 6 (2.96%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.46%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (2.46%) SAP CRM
1 5 (2.46%) SAP ERP
1 5 (2.46%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.37%) AWS
2 13 (6.40%) SaaS
3 11 (5.42%) Power Platform
4 10 (4.93%) Azure
5 6 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.96%) PaaS
6 5 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.48%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.42%) 5G
2 10 (4.93%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.94%) Wireless
4 4 (1.97%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (1.48%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.99%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.99%) Skype
7 1 (0.49%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.75%) Big Data
2 26 (12.81%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.40%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.42%) Power BI
5 7 (3.45%) Data Mining
6 6 (2.96%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.97%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.48%) Data Lake
8 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.49%) DTS
9 1 (0.49%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (0.49%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.49%) GIS
9 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 69 (33.99%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.34%) JIRA
3 12 (5.91%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.46%) Subversion
4 5 (2.46%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.97%) Selenium
6 2 (0.99%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.99%) CruiseControl
6 2 (0.99%) Gemini Tracker
6 2 (0.99%) Hudson
6 2 (0.99%) Moq
6 2 (0.99%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.49%) GitLab
7 1 (0.49%) GoCD
7 1 (0.49%) NUnit
7 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (6.40%) Finance
1 13 (6.40%) Pharmaceutical
1 13 (6.40%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.45%) Electronics
3 6 (2.96%) Games
3 6 (2.96%) Marketing
4 5 (2.46%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.99%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.49%) Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Police
Job Titles
1 81 (39.90%) Software Engineer
2 39 (19.21%) Developer
3 32 (15.76%) C# Software Engineer
4 23 (11.33%) Applications Engineer
4 23 (11.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 21 (10.34%) Development Engineer
5 21 (10.34%) Software Development Engineer
5 21 (10.34%) Windows Engineer
6 18 (8.87%) Embedded Engineer
7 16 (7.88%) Cryptography Engineer
8 15 (7.39%) C++ Software Engineer
8 15 (7.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 11 (5.42%) .NET Software Engineer
9 11 (5.42%) Control Systems Engineer
9 11 (5.42%) Data Science Developer
10 10 (4.93%) Programmer
11 8 (3.94%) Analyst
11 8 (3.94%) Analyst Programmer
11 8 (3.94%) Data Scientist
11 8 (3.94%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (26.11%) .NET
2 25 (12.32%) Qt
3 17 (8.37%) WinForms
4 16 (7.88%) HTML
5 12 (5.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 11 (5.42%) HTML5
6 11 (5.42%) MFC
6 11 (5.42%) OpenGL
7 9 (4.43%) .NET Framework
7 9 (4.43%) Entity Framework
7 9 (4.43%) Web Services
8 8 (3.94%) Keras
8 8 (3.94%) Middleware
8 8 (3.94%) TensorFlow
9 7 (3.45%) .NET Core
10 6 (2.96%) JSON
10 6 (2.96%) Natural Language Processing
10 6 (2.96%) Pandas
10 6 (2.96%) PyTorch
10 6 (2.96%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.85%) PKI
2 17 (8.37%) Data Structures
3 15 (7.39%) Embedded Systems
4 14 (6.90%) CUDA
4 14 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (6.90%) Robotics
5 13 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (6.40%) Device Driver
5 13 (6.40%) SIMD
6 9 (4.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 7 (3.45%) User Experience
8 6 (2.96%) Analytical Mindset
8 6 (2.96%) Verilog
9 5 (2.46%) GPGPU
9 5 (2.46%) LIMS
10 4 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.48%) ASIC
11 3 (1.48%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.48%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.48%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 65 (32.02%) Windows
2 32 (15.76%) Linux
3 9 (4.43%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (2.96%) Android
5 2 (0.99%) Robot Operating System
6 1 (0.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (50.74%) Software Engineering
2 87 (42.86%) Mathematics
3 78 (38.42%) Computer Science
4 41 (20.20%) Computer Vision
5 39 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (17.73%) Data Science
7 35 (17.24%) Image Processing
7 35 (17.24%) Unit Testing
8 32 (15.76%) Machine Learning
9 29 (14.29%) Statistics
10 28 (13.79%) Multithreading
11 27 (13.30%) Analytics
12 26 (12.81%) Physics
13 24 (11.82%) Data Analysis
13 24 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
13 24 (11.82%) Signal Processing
14 23 (11.33%) OOD
15 22 (10.84%) Visualisation
16 19 (9.36%) Data Visualisation
16 19 (9.36%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 94 (46.31%) Python
2 70 (34.48%) C++
3 64 (31.53%) C#
4 45 (22.17%) MATLAB
5 42 (20.69%) C
6 41 (20.20%) JavaScript
7 36 (17.73%) R
8 32 (15.76%) SQL
9 18 (8.87%) Java
10 14 (6.90%) VB
11 9 (4.43%) VB6
12 6 (2.96%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.46%) Assembly Language
14 4 (1.97%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.48%) PHP
15 3 (1.48%) Rust
15 3 (1.48%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.99%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.99%) Embedded C++
16 2 (0.99%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 87 (42.86%) Degree
2 42 (20.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (13.79%) PhD
4 16 (7.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (6.40%) Security Cleared
6 11 (5.42%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (1.48%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.48%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.99%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.99%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.94%) QA
2 3 (1.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (11.33%) Firmware
2 20 (9.85%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (3.94%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.48%) Ansible
2 3 (1.48%) Puppet
3 1 (0.49%) Grafana
Vendors
1 23 (11.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.88%) Gemalto
3 11 (5.42%) Tableau
4 8 (3.94%) Oracle
5 7 (3.45%) Cadence
5 7 (3.45%) Synopsys
6 5 (2.46%) Altera
6 5 (2.46%) Intel
6 5 (2.46%) Mentor Graphics
6 5 (2.46%) SAP
6 5 (2.46%) Xilinx
7 4 (1.97%) CA
7 4 (1.97%) Thales
8 3 (1.48%) Perforce