Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > South East
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 199 182 241
Rank change year-on-year -17 +59 +104
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 384 496 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.53% 1.74% 1.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.24% 4.78% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 314 387 338
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,000 £27,525
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% +4.55%

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 9,054 10,366 10,679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.98% 36.29% 35.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6,956 8,285 8,668
South East median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,050 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +7 235 £45,000 -18.18% 27
Oxfordshire +8 157 £40,000 -23.81% 22
Berkshire +8 68 £60,000 - 1
Hampshire 0 65 £55,000 +10.00% 15
Surrey -17 33 £65,000 +13.04% 14
Kent +11 25 £57,500 +35.29% 1
West Sussex +10 18 £53,000 +17.78% 10
Buckinghamshire +12 10 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Middlesex -7 4 £42,500 -37.04%
East Sussex -13 2 £48,500 +21.25% 2
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 226 (58.85%) Software Engineering
2 181 (47.14%) Degree
3 180 (46.88%) Python
4 176 (45.83%) C++
5 163 (42.45%) C#
6 151 (39.32%) Mathematics
7 149 (38.80%) Agile Software Development
8 138 (35.94%) Computer Science
9 126 (32.81%) Git (software)
10 118 (30.73%) Java
11 91 (23.70%) .NET
12 81 (21.09%) Computer Science Degree
13 78 (20.31%) Computer Vision
14 74 (19.27%) Windows
14 74 (19.27%) Unit Testing
15 73 (19.01%) C
16 70 (18.23%) Physics
17 69 (17.97%) SQL
18 68 (17.71%) Artificial Intelligence
19 67 (17.45%) MATLAB
19 67 (17.45%) Machine Learning
20 59 (15.36%) JavaScript
21 57 (14.84%) Docker
22 55 (14.32%) R
23 51 (13.28%) Data Science
24 49 (12.76%) Data Structures
25 45 (11.72%) Image Processing
26 42 (10.94%) AWS
26 42 (10.94%) Analytics
27 41 (10.68%) Problem-Solving

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 32 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 21 (5.47%) Hyperledger
3 7 (1.82%) Apache
4 6 (1.56%) SAS
5 5 (1.30%) ArcGIS
5 5 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.30%) Jetty
5 5 (1.30%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.78%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (0.78%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.78%) Confluence
6 3 (0.78%) Luigi
6 3 (0.78%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.78%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.26%) CMS
7 1 (0.26%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.82%) Simulink
3 6 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.30%) Doxygen
5 3 (0.78%) Stata
6 1 (0.26%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (1.04%) Cisco SocialMiner
Cloud Services
1 42 (10.94%) AWS
2 39 (10.16%) Azure
3 15 (3.91%) GCP
4 6 (1.56%) GitHub
4 6 (1.56%) Power Platform
5 3 (0.78%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.78%) SaaS
6 2 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.52%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.52%) npm
6 2 (0.52%) Yarn
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.26%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.26%) Heroku
7 1 (0.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.34%) Internet
2 8 (2.08%) Ethernet
3 7 (1.82%) Wireless
4 5 (1.30%) DHCP
4 5 (1.30%) DNS
4 5 (1.30%) SSL
5 4 (1.04%) Cisco ICM
5 4 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (1.04%) DMVPN
5 4 (1.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (1.04%) GPON
5 4 (1.04%) HSRP
5 4 (1.04%) LAN
5 4 (1.04%) MRTG
5 4 (1.04%) Network Security
5 4 (1.04%) RS-232
5 4 (1.04%) SSH
5 4 (1.04%) VPN
5 4 (1.04%) VXLAN
5 4 (1.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.64%) Big Data
2 29 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 28 (7.29%) Hadoop
4 26 (6.77%) MongoDB
5 22 (5.73%) Blockchain
6 21 (5.47%) Apache Cassandra
6 21 (5.47%) NoSQL
7 15 (3.91%) Relational Database
8 12 (3.13%) MySQL
9 11 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.82%) GIS
11 6 (1.56%) Power BI
12 5 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (1.30%) Data Mining
12 5 (1.30%) MS Access
13 4 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.78%) Redis
14 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
15 2 (0.52%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 126 (32.81%) Git (software)
2 28 (7.29%) Subversion
3 25 (6.51%) Jenkins
3 25 (6.51%) TeamCity
4 22 (5.73%) Bitbucket
5 21 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (4.17%) JIRA
7 14 (3.65%) Selenium
7 14 (3.65%) SpecFlow
8 13 (3.39%) Cucumber
8 13 (3.39%) Visual Studio Team System
9 12 (3.13%) Mocha
9 12 (3.13%) Visual Studio
9 12 (3.13%) WebDriver
10 6 (1.56%) Travis CI
11 5 (1.30%) Maven
12 4 (1.04%) NUnit
12 4 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.78%) CMake
14 2 (0.52%) gulp
General
1 35 (9.11%) Electronics
2 31 (8.07%) Public Sector
3 28 (7.29%) Finance
4 21 (5.47%) Automotive
5 20 (5.21%) Manufacturing
5 20 (5.21%) Marketing
6 17 (4.43%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.86%) Games
8 5 (1.30%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.04%) Military
9 4 (1.04%) Retail
10 3 (0.78%) Local Government
11 1 (0.26%) iGaming
11 1 (0.26%) Law
11 1 (0.26%) Legal
11 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 179 (46.61%) Software Engineer
2 79 (20.57%) Developer
3 43 (11.20%) C++ Software Engineer
4 42 (10.94%) C# Software Engineer
5 38 (9.90%) Senior Software Engineer
6 31 (8.07%) Software Developer
7 28 (7.29%) Analyst
8 24 (6.25%) Development Engineer
9 23 (5.99%) C# Developer
9 23 (5.99%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 23 (5.99%) Senior Developer
10 22 (5.73%) Windows Engineer
11 21 (5.47%) Data Analyst
12 20 (5.21%) .NET Developer
12 20 (5.21%) .NET Software Engineer
12 20 (5.21%) Graduate
12 20 (5.21%) Software Development Engineer
13 19 (4.95%) Embedded Engineer
14 16 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
14 16 (4.17%) Control Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (23.70%) .NET
2 29 (7.55%) Spring
3 28 (7.29%) scikit-learn
4 26 (6.77%) Pandas
5 25 (6.51%) Qt
6 23 (5.99%) TensorFlow
7 22 (5.73%) ASP.NET
7 22 (5.73%) RESTful
7 22 (5.73%) Web Services
8 21 (5.47%) Akka
8 21 (5.47%) OAuth
8 21 (5.47%) SAML
8 21 (5.47%) Spring Cloud
8 21 (5.47%) Swagger
9 20 (5.21%) HTML
10 19 (4.95%) React
11 18 (4.69%) REST
12 17 (4.43%) AngularJS
13 16 (4.17%) Node.js
14 15 (3.91%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.76%) Data Structures
2 30 (7.81%) Robotics
3 28 (7.29%) Embedded Systems
4 26 (6.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 23 (5.99%) Greenfield Project
6 21 (5.47%) Private Cloud
6 21 (5.47%) Public Cloud
7 20 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (5.21%) VHDL
8 17 (4.43%) User Experience
9 16 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (3.13%) Data Centre
11 11 (2.86%) CUDA
12 10 (2.60%) Acoustics
13 8 (2.08%) Life Science
14 7 (1.82%) 3D Graphics
14 7 (1.82%) Client/Server
15 6 (1.56%) ASIC
16 5 (1.30%) Augmented Reality
16 5 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 74 (19.27%) Windows
2 39 (10.16%) Linux
3 28 (7.29%) Unix
4 7 (1.82%) Android
5 5 (1.30%) CentOS
6 3 (0.78%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (58.85%) Software Engineering
2 151 (39.32%) Mathematics
3 149 (38.80%) Agile Software Development
4 138 (35.94%) Computer Science
5 78 (20.31%) Computer Vision
6 74 (19.27%) Unit Testing
7 70 (18.23%) Physics
8 68 (17.71%) Artificial Intelligence
9 67 (17.45%) Machine Learning
10 51 (13.28%) Data Science
11 45 (11.72%) Image Processing
12 42 (10.94%) Analytics
13 41 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
14 40 (10.42%) Multithreading
15 36 (9.38%) Open Source
16 33 (8.59%) Test Automation
17 32 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
18 30 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
18 30 (7.81%) Data Analysis
18 30 (7.81%) OO
Programming Languages
1 180 (46.88%) Python
2 176 (45.83%) C++
3 163 (42.45%) C#
4 118 (30.73%) Java
5 73 (19.01%) C
6 69 (17.97%) SQL
7 67 (17.45%) MATLAB
8 59 (15.36%) JavaScript
9 55 (14.32%) R
10 31 (8.07%) Scala
11 18 (4.69%) Go
12 13 (3.39%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.56%) Embedded C++
13 6 (1.56%) Fortran
14 5 (1.30%) F#
15 4 (1.04%) C++/CLI
15 4 (1.04%) Ruby
16 3 (0.78%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.78%) VBA
17 2 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 181 (47.14%) Degree
2 81 (21.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 29 (7.55%) PhD
5 21 (5.47%) Numerate Degree
6 10 (2.60%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.56%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.04%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.78%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.52%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.26%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.26%) HND
11 1 (0.26%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.08%) QA
2 2 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 57 (14.84%) Docker
2 34 (8.85%) Firmware
3 8 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.04%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.04%) iptables
4 4 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (9.11%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.30%) vCenter Server
3 4 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.04%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (1.04%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (1.04%) SELinux
3 4 (1.04%) vMotion
4 3 (0.78%) SCCM
4 3 (0.78%) WSUS
5 2 (0.52%) Ansible
5 2 (0.52%) Nagios
5 2 (0.52%) Terraform
6 1 (0.26%) Consul
6 1 (0.26%) Grafana
6 1 (0.26%) Graphite
6 1 (0.26%) Graylog
6 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.26%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (5.73%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.69%) Perforce
3 15 (3.91%) Google
3 15 (3.91%) SAP
4 12 (3.13%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 8 (2.08%) Tableau
5 8 (2.08%) VMware
6 6 (1.56%) Xilinx
7 5 (1.30%) Cisco
8 4 (1.04%) F5
8 4 (1.04%) Oracle
8 4 (1.04%) Palo Alto
8 4 (1.04%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.78%) Citrix
10 2 (0.52%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (0.26%) Borland
11 1 (0.26%) Dataiku
11 1 (0.26%) Mentor Graphics
11 1 (0.26%) Parasoft