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

Algorithms
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 189 197 165
Rank change year-on-year +8 -32 +59
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 143 337 515
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.43% 1.46% 1.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.01% 4.17% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 120 275 375
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £43,625 £33,000 £33,850
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £72,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 3,562 8,089 9,583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.57% 35.09% 36.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2,646 6,388 7,606
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,500 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £76,250 £75,000
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 20 January 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 January 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
Hampshire +107 57 £55,000 - 15
Thames Valley -18 53 £60,000 +50.00% 13
Oxfordshire -7 50 £60,000 +55.84% 9
Surrey +76 27 £57,500 -14.81% 9
West Sussex +3 4 £47,500 -13.64% 5
Berkshire +43 2 £50,000 -16.67% 2
Buckinghamshire +52 1 - - 2
East Sussex +27 1 £97,500 +254.55% 2
Kent +12 1 £42,500 -26.09% 2
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 81 (56.64%) Software Engineering
2 79 (55.24%) C++
3 45 (31.47%) C#
4 44 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 43 (30.07%) Degree
6 40 (27.97%) Machine Learning
7 38 (26.57%) .NET
7 38 (26.57%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (25.87%) Python
9 36 (25.17%) Signal Processing
10 29 (20.28%) Java
11 28 (19.58%) Linux
11 28 (19.58%) Mathematics
12 26 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
12 26 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (16.08%) SQL
13 23 (16.08%) Data Structures
14 22 (15.38%) C
14 22 (15.38%) VB
14 22 (15.38%) TDD
15 20 (13.99%) Windows
16 19 (13.29%) Web Services
16 19 (13.29%) MATLAB
16 19 (13.29%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (13.29%) WPF
16 19 (13.29%) .NET Core
17 18 (12.59%) .NET Framework
17 18 (12.59%) Git (software)
17 18 (12.59%) Azure
18 17 (11.89%) 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 7 (4.90%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.50%) Confluence
3 3 (2.10%) Apache
4 1 (0.70%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Mathcad
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.70%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.59%) Azure
2 11 (7.69%) SaaS
3 10 (6.99%) AWS
4 8 (5.59%) IaaS
5 4 (2.80%) GCP
6 3 (2.10%) Serverless
7 2 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.70%) AdWords
8 1 (0.70%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.70%) PaaS
8 1 (0.70%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.10%) Software-Defined Radio
1 3 (2.10%) Wireless
2 1 (0.70%) 5G
2 1 (0.70%) NAS
2 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.50%) Tableau
3 4 (2.80%) Big Data
3 4 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.80%) Snowflake Schema
4 3 (2.10%) Flink
4 3 (2.10%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 18 (12.59%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.90%) Bugzilla
2 7 (4.90%) CruiseControl
2 7 (4.90%) Gemini Tracker
2 7 (4.90%) Hudson
2 7 (4.90%) Subversion
2 7 (4.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (3.50%) JIRA
4 4 (2.80%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.40%) Moq
5 2 (1.40%) MSTest
6 1 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (6.29%) Finance
1 9 (6.29%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.90%) Billing
3 6 (4.20%) Electronics
4 5 (3.50%) Games
5 3 (2.10%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.40%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
7 1 (0.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 44 (30.77%) Developer
2 38 (26.57%) Software Engineer
3 25 (17.48%) Software Developer
4 21 (14.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 14 (9.79%) C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (6.29%) Programmer
7 8 (5.59%) Data Scientist
7 8 (5.59%) Embedded Engineer
7 8 (5.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 7 (4.90%) .NET Developer
8 7 (4.90%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (4.90%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) Analyst
9 6 (4.20%) C# Software Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) DSP Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) Senior C# Software Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) FPGA Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) Graduate
10 5 (3.50%) Junior
10 5 (3.50%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (26.57%) .NET
2 19 (13.29%) .NET Core
2 19 (13.29%) Web Services
2 19 (13.29%) WPF
3 18 (12.59%) .NET Framework
4 17 (11.89%) Entity Framework
5 11 (7.69%) TensorFlow
6 10 (6.99%) MFC
6 10 (6.99%) WinForms
7 6 (4.20%) Qt
7 6 (4.20%) React
7 6 (4.20%) XML
8 5 (3.50%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 5 (3.50%) OpenCV
8 5 (3.50%) OpenGL
8 5 (3.50%) PyTorch
8 5 (3.50%) STL
9 3 (2.10%) Keras
9 3 (2.10%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.08%) Data Structures
2 17 (11.89%) LIMS
3 14 (9.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 13 (9.09%) Device Driver
4 13 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.90%) ASIC
6 7 (4.90%) Client/Server
6 7 (4.90%) PMI
7 6 (4.20%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (3.50%) CUDA
8 5 (3.50%) User Experience
9 4 (2.80%) Biotechnology
9 4 (2.80%) Life Science
9 4 (2.80%) SIMD
9 4 (2.80%) VHDL
10 2 (1.40%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.40%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.70%) Analogue Electronics
11 1 (0.70%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.58%) Linux
2 20 (13.99%) Windows
3 12 (8.39%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (4.20%) Android
5 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (56.64%) Software Engineering
2 44 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 40 (27.97%) Machine Learning
4 38 (26.57%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (25.17%) Signal Processing
6 28 (19.58%) Mathematics
7 26 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
7 26 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (15.38%) TDD
9 19 (13.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (11.89%) Information Management
10 17 (11.89%) Physics
10 17 (11.89%) Workflow
11 16 (11.19%) DevOps
12 13 (9.09%) Analytics
13 12 (8.39%) Device Driver Development
14 11 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (7.69%) Data Science
15 10 (6.99%) Multithreading
15 10 (6.99%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 79 (55.24%) C++
2 45 (31.47%) C#
3 37 (25.87%) Python
4 29 (20.28%) Java
5 23 (16.08%) SQL
6 22 (15.38%) C
6 22 (15.38%) VB
7 19 (13.29%) MATLAB
8 16 (11.19%) JavaScript
9 7 (4.90%) R
9 7 (4.90%) TypeScript
10 5 (3.50%) Embedded C
10 5 (3.50%) Embedded C++
11 4 (2.80%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.80%) VB6
12 2 (1.40%) Go
12 2 (1.40%) Rust
12 2 (1.40%) Scala
13 1 (0.70%) Tcl
13 1 (0.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 43 (30.07%) Degree
2 17 (11.89%) PhD
3 12 (8.39%) Security Cleared
4 11 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.90%) PMI Certification
6 6 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (4.20%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.40%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.50%) QA
2 4 (2.80%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.40%) DICOM
4 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (4.90%) Docker
2 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.40%) Ansible
1 2 (1.40%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (2.80%) Microsoft
1 4 (2.80%) Oracle
2 1 (0.70%) Cadence
2 1 (0.70%) EMC
2 1 (0.70%) Gemalto
2 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
2 1 (0.70%) Synopsys