Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > South East
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 138 215 195
Rank change year-on-year +77 -20 +58
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 159 376 494
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.99% 1.48% 1.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.96% 4.12% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 140 303 390
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.63%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,625 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +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 2,670 9,135 10,482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.35% 35.97% 35.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,116 6,971 8,376
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,757
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.55% +8.35%
10th Percentile £31,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +27 73 £55,000 +8.91% 12
Oxfordshire +12 60 £55,000 +37.50% 10
Hampshire +101 50 £60,000 +20.00% 16
Surrey +91 20 £45,000 -21.74% 8
Berkshire +63 13 £55,000 -8.33% 1
East Sussex +50 12 £35,000 -27.84% 2
West Sussex +48 3 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Kent +25 1 £70,000 +21.74% 1
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 79 (49.69%) Software Engineering
2 74 (46.54%) C++
2 74 (46.54%) Python
3 59 (37.11%) Computer Science
4 58 (36.48%) C#
5 50 (31.45%) Degree
6 46 (28.93%) .NET
7 42 (26.42%) Git (software)
8 40 (25.16%) Mathematics
8 40 (25.16%) Windows
9 36 (22.64%) Linux
9 36 (22.64%) Machine Learning
10 35 (22.01%) JavaScript
11 34 (21.38%) MATLAB
12 28 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (17.61%) Signal Processing
13 26 (16.35%) Java
14 25 (15.72%) PhD
15 24 (15.09%) C
15 24 (15.09%) Physics
15 24 (15.09%) Multithreading
16 23 (14.47%) Data Structures
16 23 (14.47%) Computer Science Degree
17 22 (13.84%) Greenfield Project
18 21 (13.21%) SQL Server
18 21 (13.21%) Artificial Intelligence
19 20 (12.58%) SQL
19 20 (12.58%) Image Processing
19 20 (12.58%) Visualisation
19 20 (12.58%) Computer Vision

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 12 (7.55%) Confluence
2 4 (2.52%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Mathcad
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.63%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.32%) AWS
2 14 (8.81%) SaaS
3 12 (7.55%) Power Platform
4 11 (6.92%) Azure
5 6 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.52%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (2.52%) Serverless
7 3 (1.89%) GCP
7 3 (1.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.14%) 5G
3 3 (1.89%) Software-Defined Radio
4 2 (1.26%) Wireless
5 1 (0.63%) NAS
5 1 (0.63%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.55%) Big Data
2 12 (7.55%) Power BI
2 12 (7.55%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.92%) Tableau
4 4 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.52%) Snowflake Schema
5 3 (1.89%) Data Lake
5 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.63%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (26.42%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.18%) JIRA
3 5 (3.14%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.52%) Subversion
5 3 (1.89%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.89%) CruiseControl
5 3 (1.89%) Gemini Tracker
5 3 (1.89%) Hudson
5 3 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.26%) Selenium
7 1 (0.63%) GitLab
7 1 (0.63%) GoCD
General
1 10 (6.29%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.40%) Finance
3 5 (3.14%) Electronics
3 5 (3.14%) Games
4 3 (1.89%) Billing
5 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.63%) Police
Job Titles
1 49 (30.82%) Software Engineer
2 47 (29.56%) Developer
3 22 (13.84%) Software Developer
4 17 (10.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 15 (9.43%) C# Software Engineer
5 15 (9.43%) C++ Software Engineer
6 12 (7.55%) Applications Engineer
7 11 (6.92%) Data Science Developer
8 10 (6.29%) Development Engineer
8 10 (6.29%) Embedded Engineer
8 10 (6.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 10 (6.29%) Software Development Engineer
8 10 (6.29%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (5.03%) Programmer
10 7 (4.40%) Reliability Engineer
10 7 (4.40%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 6 (3.77%) Cryptography Engineer
11 6 (3.77%) Data Engineer
11 6 (3.77%) FPGA Engineer
11 6 (3.77%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (28.93%) .NET
2 18 (11.32%) Web Services
2 18 (11.32%) WinForms
3 15 (9.43%) .NET Framework
3 15 (9.43%) Qt
3 15 (9.43%) WPF
4 14 (8.81%) .NET Core
4 14 (8.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 14 (8.81%) Entity Framework
4 14 (8.81%) MFC
5 13 (8.18%) OpenGL
6 8 (5.03%) Middleware
6 8 (5.03%) TensorFlow
7 5 (3.14%) OpenCV
7 5 (3.14%) React
8 4 (2.52%) Keras
8 4 (2.52%) PyTorch
9 3 (1.89%) Caffe
9 3 (1.89%) XML
10 2 (1.26%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.47%) Data Structures
2 22 (13.84%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (9.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 14 (8.81%) CUDA
4 14 (8.81%) LIMS
5 12 (7.55%) Device Driver
6 8 (5.03%) ASIC
6 8 (5.03%) SIMD
7 7 (4.40%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (3.77%) PKI
9 4 (2.52%) Biotechnology
9 4 (2.52%) Life Science
9 4 (2.52%) Public Cloud
9 4 (2.52%) User Experience
9 4 (2.52%) VHDL
10 3 (1.89%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.89%) PMI
10 3 (1.89%) Robotics
11 2 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (25.16%) Windows
2 36 (22.64%) Linux
3 10 (6.29%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (4.40%) Android
5 2 (1.26%) Robot Operating System
6 1 (0.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (49.69%) Software Engineering
2 59 (37.11%) Computer Science
3 40 (25.16%) Mathematics
4 36 (22.64%) Machine Learning
5 28 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (17.61%) Signal Processing
6 24 (15.09%) Multithreading
6 24 (15.09%) Physics
7 21 (13.21%) Artificial Intelligence
8 20 (12.58%) Computer Vision
8 20 (12.58%) Image Processing
8 20 (12.58%) Visualisation
9 19 (11.95%) Statistics
10 18 (11.32%) Data Science
11 17 (10.69%) OOD
11 17 (10.69%) Unit Testing
12 16 (10.06%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (9.43%) Complexity Analysis
13 15 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (8.81%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 74 (46.54%) C++
1 74 (46.54%) Python
2 58 (36.48%) C#
3 35 (22.01%) JavaScript
4 34 (21.38%) MATLAB
5 26 (16.35%) Java
6 24 (15.09%) C
7 20 (12.58%) SQL
8 19 (11.95%) R
9 18 (11.32%) VB
10 4 (2.52%) Embedded C
10 4 (2.52%) Embedded C++
10 4 (2.52%) Rust
11 3 (1.89%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.89%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.89%) VB6
12 2 (1.26%) Tcl
13 1 (0.63%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.63%) Scala
13 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (31.45%) Degree
2 25 (15.72%) PhD
3 23 (14.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (7.55%) Security Cleared
5 9 (5.66%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.77%) Master's Degree
6 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.89%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.26%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.89%) QA
2 2 (1.26%) DICOM
System Software
1 6 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.52%) Docker
2 4 (2.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (5.03%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.52%) Ansible
2 4 (2.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (4.40%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.77%) Gemalto
3 4 (2.52%) Cadence
3 4 (2.52%) Synopsys
4 3 (1.89%) Oracle
5 2 (1.26%) Altera
5 2 (1.26%) Mentor Graphics
5 2 (1.26%) Xilinx
6 1 (0.63%) Intel
6 1 (0.63%) Perforce