Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 181 145 210
Rank change year-on-year -36 +65 -11
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 348 159 373
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.94% 1.98% 1.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.21% 6.35% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 180 127 290
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,750 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.82% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £66,250 £63,125 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% -3.85% +8.33%

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 6,677 2,503 8,150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.17% 31.20% 32.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3,853 2,043 6,376
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -62 116 £52,500 -4.55% 22
Hampshire -105 67 £62,500 +6.38% 11
Surrey -27 58 £60,000 +33.33% 14
Oxfordshire -24 55 £42,500 -22.73% 16
Berkshire -33 49 £55,000 - 3
Kent +3 45 - - 7
West Sussex +21 39 £47,500 - 5
East Sussex -30 20 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Buckinghamshire - 14 £50,000 - 3
Middlesex - 1 - -
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 147 (42.24%) Software Engineering
2 146 (41.95%) Python
3 126 (36.21%) Degree
4 115 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
5 112 (32.18%) Computer Science
6 93 (26.72%) Social Skills
7 85 (24.43%) Machine Learning
8 76 (21.84%) Java
8 76 (21.84%) Mathematics
9 75 (21.55%) Problem-Solving
10 73 (20.98%) C++
10 73 (20.98%) SQL
11 67 (19.25%) OO
11 67 (19.25%) Analytical Skills
11 67 (19.25%) Data Structures
12 65 (18.68%) JavaScript
13 59 (16.95%) Validation
14 55 (15.80%) C
15 54 (15.52%) C#
16 50 (14.37%) Linux
16 50 (14.37%) Artificial Intelligence
17 49 (14.08%) Continuous Improvement
18 47 (13.51%) TDD
18 47 (13.51%) Finance
19 46 (13.22%) Docker
20 45 (12.93%) Mentoring
20 45 (12.93%) MATLAB
20 45 (12.93%) OOP
21 43 (12.36%) .NET
21 43 (12.36%) Data Modelling

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 11 (3.16%) Jupyter
2 8 (2.30%) SAS
3 6 (1.72%) WordPress
4 1 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 32 (9.20%) Simulink
2 6 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.86%) GNU Octave
4 3 (0.86%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 6 (1.72%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.33%) AWS
2 18 (5.17%) Power Platform
3 14 (4.02%) OpenShift
4 11 (3.16%) Amazon SQS
4 11 (3.16%) GitHub
5 9 (2.59%) Azure
6 6 (1.72%) Amazon EKS
7 5 (1.44%) SaaS
8 4 (1.15%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (0.86%) GCP
10 2 (0.57%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon SageMaker
11 1 (0.29%) dbt
11 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.29%) Google Docs
11 1 (0.29%) Google Sheets
11 1 (0.29%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.29%) Slack
11 1 (0.29%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.87%) Kerberos
2 7 (2.01%) Wireless
3 5 (1.44%) Ethernet
3 5 (1.44%) MQTT
4 4 (1.15%) 3G
4 4 (1.15%) 4G
4 4 (1.15%) Bluetooth
4 4 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.86%) Software-Defined Radio
6 2 (0.57%) HTTP
7 1 (0.29%) GSM
7 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.29%) LTE
7 1 (0.29%) NAS
7 1 (0.29%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.29%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.18%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.17%) Big Data
2 18 (5.17%) Power BI
2 18 (5.17%) Relational Database
3 15 (4.31%) NoSQL
4 14 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (4.02%) MySQL
5 13 (3.74%) Tableau
6 11 (3.16%) Data Mining
7 10 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (2.87%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.30%) Metadata
9 7 (2.01%) CouchDB
10 6 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.15%) Couchbase
11 4 (1.15%) Data Lake
11 4 (1.15%) Redis
12 3 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.86%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 42 (12.07%) Git (software)
2 41 (11.78%) Jenkins
3 14 (4.02%) JIRA
4 12 (3.45%) GitLab
5 11 (3.16%) Octopus Deploy
5 11 (3.16%) TestRail
6 10 (2.87%) Maven
7 5 (1.44%) JMeter
8 4 (1.15%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.15%) Selenium
8 4 (1.15%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.86%) Artifactory
9 3 (0.86%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.86%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.86%) Gatling
9 3 (0.86%) JProfiler
9 3 (0.86%) Plastic SCM
10 2 (0.57%) Babel
10 2 (0.57%) Subversion
10 2 (0.57%) webpack
General
1 93 (26.72%) Social Skills
2 67 (19.25%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (13.51%) Finance
4 43 (12.36%) Automotive
5 35 (10.06%) Electronics
6 26 (7.47%) Manufacturing
7 25 (7.18%) Marketing
8 17 (4.89%) Advertising
8 17 (4.89%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 17 (4.89%) Telecoms
9 15 (4.31%) Retail
10 13 (3.74%) Presentation Skills
11 12 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (3.45%) Public Sector
12 9 (2.59%) Financial Institution
13 8 (2.30%) Law
14 7 (2.01%) Aerospace
14 7 (2.01%) Banking
14 7 (2.01%) Organisational Skills
15 1 (0.29%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 98 (28.16%) Developer
2 82 (23.56%) Software Engineer
3 49 (14.08%) Senior Software Engineer
4 38 (10.92%) Software Developer
5 31 (8.91%) Analyst
6 26 (7.47%) Cryptography Engineer
7 25 (7.18%) Embedded Engineer
7 25 (7.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 22 (6.32%) Python Developer
9 18 (5.17%) .NET Developer
10 17 (4.89%) Business Analyst
11 16 (4.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 16 (4.60%) MATLAB Engineer
11 16 (4.60%) Systems Engineer
12 15 (4.31%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
12 15 (4.31%) Technical Analyst
12 15 (4.31%) Technical Business Analyst
13 14 (4.02%) Data Scientist
14 13 (3.74%) Hardware Test Engineer
14 13 (3.74%) PCB Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (12.36%) .NET
2 36 (10.34%) React
3 28 (8.05%) Node.js
4 27 (7.76%) CSS
4 27 (7.76%) HTML
4 27 (7.76%) Web Services
5 25 (7.18%) RESTful
6 21 (6.03%) .NET Core
7 18 (5.17%) Velocity
8 15 (4.31%) Pandas
9 14 (4.02%) NumPy
9 14 (4.02%) TensorFlow
10 13 (3.74%) AngularJS
11 12 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
12 11 (3.16%) Entity Framework
12 11 (3.16%) PyQt
12 11 (3.16%) pytest
12 11 (3.16%) Software Packaging
12 11 (3.16%) Sphinx
12 11 (3.16%) Tkinter
Miscellaneous
1 67 (19.25%) Data Structures
2 36 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
3 27 (7.76%) User Experience
4 26 (7.47%) PKI
5 14 (4.02%) Life Science
6 11 (3.16%) LIMS
7 10 (2.87%) Client/Server
8 9 (2.59%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (2.59%) Robotics
9 7 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.72%) Legacy Systems
11 5 (1.44%) Biotechnology
11 5 (1.44%) Industry 4.0
11 5 (1.44%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.15%) Device Driver
12 4 (1.15%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.15%) Renewable Energy
12 4 (1.15%) State Machine
13 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 50 (14.37%) Linux
2 20 (5.75%) Unix
3 19 (5.46%) Windows
4 11 (3.16%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.15%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.57%) Android
7 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (42.24%) Software Engineering
2 115 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (32.18%) Computer Science
4 85 (24.43%) Machine Learning
5 76 (21.84%) Mathematics
6 75 (21.55%) Problem-Solving
7 67 (19.25%) OO
8 59 (16.95%) Validation
9 50 (14.37%) Artificial Intelligence
10 49 (14.08%) Continuous Improvement
11 47 (13.51%) TDD
12 45 (12.93%) Mentoring
12 45 (12.93%) OOP
13 43 (12.36%) Data Modelling
14 41 (11.78%) Data Science
15 38 (10.92%) DevOps
15 38 (10.92%) Microservices
16 37 (10.63%) Analytics
16 37 (10.63%) Stakeholder Management
16 37 (10.63%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 146 (41.95%) Python
2 76 (21.84%) Java
3 73 (20.98%) C++
3 73 (20.98%) SQL
4 65 (18.68%) JavaScript
5 55 (15.80%) C
6 54 (15.52%) C#
7 45 (12.93%) MATLAB
8 29 (8.33%) Go
9 19 (5.46%) R
10 16 (4.60%) Bash Shell
11 14 (4.02%) PHP
12 13 (3.74%) TypeScript
12 13 (3.74%) VB
13 10 (2.87%) Java 8
14 7 (2.01%) Cython
14 7 (2.01%) Perl
15 6 (1.72%) Java 11
16 5 (1.44%) VB6
16 5 (1.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 126 (36.21%) Degree
2 30 (8.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (7.47%) HND
3 26 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (5.75%) PhD
5 18 (5.17%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (3.16%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.15%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.86%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.46%) QA
2 15 (4.31%) ISO 9001
3 9 (2.59%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.44%) GLP
4 5 (1.44%) GMP
4 5 (1.44%) Good Clinical Practice
5 3 (0.86%) Accessibility
5 3 (0.86%) ISO 26262
5 3 (0.86%) MISRA
System Software
1 46 (13.22%) Docker
2 26 (7.47%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 40 (11.49%) Kubernetes
2 28 (8.05%) Ansible
3 7 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.44%) Terraform
5 4 (1.15%) Grafana
5 4 (1.15%) Opsview
6 3 (0.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (9.77%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.47%) Gemalto
3 13 (3.74%) EMC
4 11 (3.16%) SAP
4 11 (3.16%) YouTube
5 8 (2.30%) IBM
6 6 (1.72%) Adobe
7 5 (1.44%) Oracle
8 4 (1.15%) New Relic
9 3 (0.86%) Citrix
9 3 (0.86%) Lauterbach
9 3 (0.86%) Omniture
9 3 (0.86%) RedGate
9 3 (0.86%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.57%) ANSYS
10 2 (0.57%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.57%) Google
10 2 (0.57%) TOWER Software
11 1 (0.29%) OpenText
11 1 (0.29%) Red Hat