Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 224 375
Rank change year-on-year +58 +151 -55
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 519 439 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.94% 1.42% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.16% 3.97% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 373 386 183
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,800 £32,500 £28,963
90th Percentile £71,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +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 10,054 11,056 11,456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.57% 35.69% 35.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7,900 8,921 9,258
South East median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Algorithms as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Algorithms in the South East.

Salary trend for Algorithms in the South East

Algorithms
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Algorithms in the South East over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 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
Thames Valley +41 306 £52,500 +5.00% 54
Oxfordshire +25 204 £50,000 -9.09% 32
Berkshire +44 100 £57,500 +4.55% 18
Hampshire +50 99 £50,000 -4.76% 19
Surrey +37 70 £57,500 +4.55% 18
East Sussex +10 22 £40,500 -19.00% 7
West Sussex -13 11 £42,500 -22.73% 1
Kent +20 10 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -17 2 £83,750 +188.79% 4
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 South East region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 275 (52.99%) C++
2 270 (52.02%) Mathematics
3 224 (43.16%) Python
4 196 (37.76%) Machine Learning
5 185 (35.65%) Data Science
6 184 (35.45%) Java
7 182 (35.07%) Degree
8 175 (33.72%) Software Engineering
9 163 (31.41%) C#
10 159 (30.64%) Analytics
11 152 (29.29%) Artificial Intelligence
12 150 (28.90%) Agile Software Development
13 143 (27.55%) R
14 141 (27.17%) PhD
15 134 (25.82%) Computer Science
16 131 (25.24%) SQL
17 128 (24.66%) Git (software)
18 112 (21.58%) Finance
19 109 (21.00%) Data Analysis
20 107 (20.62%) C
21 106 (20.42%) JavaScript
22 102 (19.65%) Big Data
23 101 (19.46%) Statistics
24 97 (18.69%) Computer Vision
25 96 (18.50%) Visualisation
26 90 (17.34%) Deep Learning
27 85 (16.38%) Microsoft Azure
28 80 (15.41%) Data Visualisation
28 80 (15.41%) .NET
29 75 (14.45%) 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 50 (9.63%) Apache Spark
2 46 (8.86%) Apache
2 46 (8.86%) SAS
3 12 (2.31%) Tomcat
4 5 (0.96%) nginx
5 4 (0.77%) IIS
6 3 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.58%) IPython
7 1 (0.19%) DNN
7 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (5.39%) GNU Octave
2 7 (1.35%) Simulink
3 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.58%) Stata
5 2 (0.39%) SPSS
6 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 85 (16.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (8.48%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (4.43%) Google Analytics
4 16 (3.08%) SaaS
5 10 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.16%) IaaS
6 6 (1.16%) Serverless
7 5 (0.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
7 5 (0.96%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.58%) Heroku
9 2 (0.39%) GitHub
10 1 (0.19%) Apigee
10 1 (0.19%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.19%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.93%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.96%) Firewall
2 5 (0.96%) HTTP
3 1 (0.19%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.19%) 5G
3 1 (0.19%) DNS
3 1 (0.19%) Internet
3 1 (0.19%) LTE
3 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (19.65%) Big Data
2 68 (13.10%) Hadoop
3 65 (12.52%) Apache Hive
4 48 (9.25%) Power BI
5 41 (7.90%) SAP HANA
5 41 (7.90%) Text Mining
6 39 (7.51%) SQL Server
7 32 (6.17%) Data Mining
8 26 (5.01%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (4.43%) Relational Database
10 22 (4.24%) MongoDB
10 22 (4.24%) Spotfire
11 17 (3.28%) NoSQL
12 16 (3.08%) MySQL
13 15 (2.89%) Amazon Aurora
14 14 (2.70%) RDBMS
15 11 (2.12%) CouchDB
16 6 (1.16%) Oracle Database
17 5 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 5 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 128 (24.66%) Git (software)
2 65 (12.52%) Subversion
3 19 (3.66%) Visual Studio
4 18 (3.47%) Jenkins
4 18 (3.47%) Maven
5 17 (3.28%) JIRA
6 16 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (2.31%) CruiseControl
7 12 (2.31%) Gradle
8 10 (1.93%) CMake
8 10 (1.93%) Eclipse
8 10 (1.93%) IntelliJ
9 9 (1.73%) GitLab
9 9 (1.73%) Vagrant
10 8 (1.54%) MSTest
10 8 (1.54%) NUnit
10 8 (1.54%) Ranorex
11 7 (1.35%) Bugzilla
11 7 (1.35%) Hudson
11 7 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 112 (21.58%) Finance
2 52 (10.02%) Pharmaceutical
2 52 (10.02%) Telecoms
3 51 (9.83%) Retail
4 29 (5.59%) Electronics
5 21 (4.05%) Automotive
5 21 (4.05%) Manufacturing
6 16 (3.08%) Marketing
7 13 (2.50%) Games
8 9 (1.73%) Military
9 5 (0.96%) Banking
9 5 (0.96%) German Language
9 5 (0.96%) Legal
10 4 (0.77%) Law
11 3 (0.58%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 184 (35.45%) Developer
2 105 (20.23%) Data Scientist
3 94 (18.11%) Software Engineer
4 76 (14.64%) Software Developer
5 49 (9.44%) C++ Software Engineer
6 37 (7.13%) Computer Engineer
6 37 (7.13%) Computer Vision Engineer
7 35 (6.74%) C++ Developer
8 34 (6.55%) Python Developer
9 32 (6.17%) Senior Data Scientist
10 31 (5.97%) Java Developer
11 29 (5.59%) .NET Developer
11 29 (5.59%) C# Developer
11 29 (5.59%) Senior Developer
12 26 (5.01%) C# .NET Developer
12 26 (5.01%) Machine Learning Engineer
13 24 (4.62%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 23 (4.43%) Graduate
15 22 (4.24%) Analyst
16 21 (4.05%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (15.41%) .NET
2 47 (9.06%) AngularJS
3 46 (8.86%) Kafka
4 43 (8.29%) ASP.NET
5 41 (7.90%) D3.js
5 41 (7.90%) ggplot
5 41 (7.90%) TensorFlow
6 40 (7.71%) HTML
7 38 (7.32%) WCF
8 35 (6.74%) Natural Language Processing
9 34 (6.55%) CSS
9 34 (6.55%) jQuery
10 31 (5.97%) WPF
11 29 (5.59%) React
12 21 (4.05%) .NET Framework
13 20 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (3.66%) Entity Framework
14 19 (3.66%) LINQ
14 19 (3.66%) Spring
15 18 (3.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (8.29%) Data Structures
3 41 (7.90%) Social Network
4 24 (4.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 19 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (3.66%) VHDL
6 18 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (3.08%) Fintech
8 15 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (2.70%) Robotics
10 10 (1.93%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.35%) Life Science
11 7 (1.35%) Reinsurance
12 5 (0.96%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.96%) Derivative
12 5 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.96%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 5 (0.96%) Verilog
13 4 (0.77%) 3D Graphics
13 4 (0.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 75 (14.45%) Linux
2 26 (5.01%) Windows
3 15 (2.89%) Unix
4 14 (2.70%) Android
5 13 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (0.96%) Amazon Linux
6 5 (0.96%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.96%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.77%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.77%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.58%) Robot Operating System
8 3 (0.58%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.58%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.39%) CentOS
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (52.02%) Mathematics
2 196 (37.76%) Machine Learning
3 185 (35.65%) Data Science
4 175 (33.72%) Software Engineering
5 159 (30.64%) Analytics
6 152 (29.29%) Artificial Intelligence
7 150 (28.90%) Agile Software Development
8 134 (25.82%) Computer Science
9 109 (21.00%) Data Analysis
10 101 (19.46%) Statistics
11 97 (18.69%) Computer Vision
12 96 (18.50%) Visualisation
13 90 (17.34%) Deep Learning
14 80 (15.41%) Data Visualisation
15 72 (13.87%) Physics
15 72 (13.87%) Problem-Solving
15 72 (13.87%) Test Automation
16 60 (11.56%) Business Intelligence
16 60 (11.56%) Neural Network
16 60 (11.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 275 (52.99%) C++
2 224 (43.16%) Python
3 184 (35.45%) Java
4 163 (31.41%) C#
5 143 (27.55%) R
6 131 (25.24%) SQL
7 107 (20.62%) C
8 106 (20.42%) JavaScript
9 73 (14.07%) MATLAB
10 23 (4.43%) Delphi
11 21 (4.05%) Embedded C
11 21 (4.05%) Embedded C++
12 12 (2.31%) Kotlin
13 11 (2.12%) Go
14 10 (1.93%) Java 8
14 10 (1.93%) VB
14 10 (1.93%) VB.NET
15 8 (1.54%) Cython
16 7 (1.35%) Assembly Language
16 7 (1.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 182 (35.07%) Degree
2 141 (27.17%) PhD
3 33 (6.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (4.82%) SC Cleared
4 25 (4.82%) Security Cleared
5 24 (4.62%) MPhil
6 21 (4.05%) Master's Degree
7 18 (3.47%) Numerate Degree
8 13 (2.50%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.96%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.39%) CISM
10 2 (0.39%) CISSP
10 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.39%) HNC
10 2 (0.39%) HND
10 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.73%) QA
2 5 (0.96%) JTAG
3 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.39%) COBIT
4 2 (0.39%) GDPR
4 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (3.66%) Docker
2 9 (1.73%) VirtualBox
2 9 (1.73%) vSphere
3 6 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.58%) Firmware
5 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.19%) KVM
Systems Management
1 41 (7.90%) Hadoop YARN
2 9 (1.73%) Ansible
3 6 (1.16%) Terraform
4 5 (0.96%) Packer
5 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 70 (13.49%) Tableau
2 52 (10.02%) SAP
3 30 (5.78%) Google
4 17 (3.28%) Microsoft
5 13 (2.50%) Oracle
6 9 (1.73%) Samsung
7 8 (1.54%) Xilinx
8 6 (1.16%) Altera
8 6 (1.16%) TOWER Software
8 6 (1.16%) VMware
9 5 (0.96%) Cognos
10 4 (0.77%) Telerik
11 1 (0.19%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.19%) Brio
11 1 (0.19%) GUPTA
11 1 (0.19%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.19%) Synology