Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > South East
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 200 165 228
Rank change year-on-year -35 +63 +118
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 324 529 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.43% 1.98% 1.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.03% 5.46% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 254 373 383
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,045 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,900 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% 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 8,047 9,680 11,124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.42% 36.29% 35.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6,317 7,498 8,991
South East median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £74,000 £70,000
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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -17 197 £40,000 -20.00% 21
Oxfordshire -5 149 £38,500 -18.95% 14
Hampshire -32 49 £55,000 +10.00% 17
Berkshire -32 39 £55,000 -4.35% 6
West Sussex +33 31 £55,000 +29.41% 10
Surrey -13 21 £70,000 +21.74% 14
East Sussex +2 15 £27,500 -40.22% 4
Buckinghamshire +18 9 £65,000 +26.83% 1
Kent +7 7 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Middlesex - 2 £81,250 -
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 190 (58.64%) Software Engineering
2 173 (53.40%) Degree
3 142 (43.83%) C++
4 132 (40.74%) Mathematics
5 127 (39.20%) Python
6 119 (36.73%) C#
7 103 (31.79%) Computer Science
8 93 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
9 90 (27.78%) Windows
10 89 (27.47%) C
11 81 (25.00%) Git (software)
12 79 (24.38%) MATLAB
13 74 (22.84%) .NET
14 71 (21.91%) Computer Science Degree
15 68 (20.99%) Computer Vision
16 66 (20.37%) Java
17 64 (19.75%) R
18 59 (18.21%) Unit Testing
19 57 (17.59%) Problem-Solving
20 54 (16.67%) JavaScript
21 51 (15.74%) Firmware
22 49 (15.12%) Embedded Systems
23 47 (14.51%) Image Processing
24 46 (14.20%) SQL
25 45 (13.89%) Data Analysis
26 43 (13.27%) Analytics
27 42 (12.96%) Data Science
28 39 (12.04%) HTML
29 37 (11.42%) Physics
30 35 (10.80%) 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 5 (1.54%) Apache Spark
1 5 (1.54%) ArcGIS
2 4 (1.23%) Confluence
2 4 (1.23%) Jetty
2 4 (1.23%) SAS
2 4 (1.23%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.93%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.93%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.62%) Apache
5 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.31%) CMS
5 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.62%) Stata
4 1 (0.31%) CPLEX
4 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.02%) AWS
2 25 (7.72%) Azure
3 7 (2.16%) PaaS
4 6 (1.85%) GitHub
4 6 (1.85%) SaaS
5 5 (1.54%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.54%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.31%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.31%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.31%) GCP
6 1 (0.31%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.25%) Wireless
2 13 (4.01%) Ethernet
3 11 (3.40%) Bluetooth
4 7 (2.16%) 5G
5 5 (1.54%) 4G
5 5 (1.54%) DVB
5 5 (1.54%) LTE
6 4 (1.23%) NetScaler
6 4 (1.23%) SAN
6 4 (1.23%) SSL
7 3 (0.93%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.62%) Internet
8 2 (0.62%) Modbus
9 1 (0.31%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.88%) Big Data
2 21 (6.48%) SQL Server
3 15 (4.63%) MySQL
4 13 (4.01%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.16%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (1.54%) GIS
7 5 (1.54%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.54%) MS Access
7 5 (1.54%) Power BI
8 2 (0.62%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.62%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.62%) Redis
8 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 81 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 25 (7.72%) Subversion
3 15 (4.63%) JIRA
3 15 (4.63%) Visual Studio
4 11 (3.40%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.23%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.23%) Moq
6 4 (1.23%) Selenium
6 4 (1.23%) SpecFlow
6 4 (1.23%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.23%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.31%) CMake
7 1 (0.31%) Maven
7 1 (0.31%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.31%) webpack
General
1 26 (8.02%) Electronics
2 21 (6.48%) Automotive
3 19 (5.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 15 (4.63%) Finance
5 6 (1.85%) Retail
6 5 (1.54%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.54%) Military
6 5 (1.54%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.93%) Games
8 3 (0.93%) Local Government
8 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.62%) Marketing
10 1 (0.31%) Banking
10 1 (0.31%) iGaming
10 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 138 (42.59%) Software Engineer
2 53 (16.36%) Developer
3 47 (14.51%) C# Software Engineer
4 40 (12.35%) Senior Software Engineer
5 38 (11.73%) C++ Software Engineer
6 25 (7.72%) Embedded Engineer
7 24 (7.41%) .NET Software Engineer
7 24 (7.41%) Development Engineer
8 23 (7.10%) Analyst
9 20 (6.17%) Windows Engineer
10 19 (5.86%) Applications Engineer
10 19 (5.86%) Software Development Engineer
11 18 (5.56%) Control Systems Engineer
11 18 (5.56%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 16 (4.94%) Junior
13 15 (4.63%) Architect
14 14 (4.32%) Data Analyst
14 14 (4.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 14 (4.32%) Junior Embedded Engineer
15 13 (4.01%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (22.84%) .NET
2 39 (12.04%) HTML
3 31 (9.57%) Qt
4 23 (7.10%) HTML5
5 19 (5.86%) CSS
6 16 (4.94%) JSON
7 15 (4.63%) AngularJS
7 15 (4.63%) ASP.NET
8 14 (4.32%) React
9 12 (3.70%) OpenGL
10 11 (3.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 11 (3.40%) STL
11 8 (2.47%) jQuery
11 8 (2.47%) TensorFlow
12 7 (2.16%) Kafka
13 6 (1.85%) Hibernate
13 6 (1.85%) OpenCV
13 6 (1.85%) Spring
13 6 (1.85%) Spring Boot
13 6 (1.85%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.12%) Embedded Systems
2 34 (10.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 34 (10.49%) Robotics
3 29 (8.95%) VHDL
4 20 (6.17%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (4.94%) User Experience
6 13 (4.01%) Data Structures
7 12 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (3.40%) Verilog
9 10 (3.09%) CUDA
10 9 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (2.78%) Device Driver
11 8 (2.47%) ASIC
11 8 (2.47%) Data Centre
12 7 (2.16%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.54%) Acoustics
13 5 (1.54%) Life Science
14 4 (1.23%) Augmented Reality
14 4 (1.23%) Biotechnology
15 3 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 90 (27.78%) Windows
2 35 (10.80%) Linux
3 20 (6.17%) Unix
4 6 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (1.23%) Android
5 4 (1.23%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (58.64%) Software Engineering
2 132 (40.74%) Mathematics
3 103 (31.79%) Computer Science
4 93 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (20.99%) Computer Vision
6 59 (18.21%) Unit Testing
7 57 (17.59%) Problem-Solving
8 47 (14.51%) Image Processing
9 45 (13.89%) Data Analysis
10 43 (13.27%) Analytics
11 42 (12.96%) Data Science
12 37 (11.42%) Physics
13 31 (9.57%) Machine Learning
14 28 (8.64%) Multithreading
15 26 (8.02%) Visualisation
16 24 (7.41%) Mentoring
17 22 (6.79%) OOD
18 20 (6.17%) SDLC
19 19 (5.86%) Test Automation
20 18 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 142 (43.83%) C++
2 127 (39.20%) Python
3 119 (36.73%) C#
4 89 (27.47%) C
5 79 (24.38%) MATLAB
6 66 (20.37%) Java
7 64 (19.75%) R
8 54 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 46 (14.20%) SQL
10 16 (4.94%) PHP
11 13 (4.01%) VB.NET
12 10 (3.09%) Fortran
13 6 (1.85%) Go
13 6 (1.85%) Scala
14 5 (1.54%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.54%) VB
14 5 (1.54%) VB6
15 4 (1.23%) PHP 7
15 4 (1.23%) Ruby
16 2 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 173 (53.40%) Degree
2 71 (21.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (9.88%) PhD
4 30 (9.26%) Numerate Degree
5 17 (5.25%) Security Cleared
6 12 (3.70%) DBS Check
7 11 (3.40%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.16%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.54%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.62%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.62%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.31%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.40%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 51 (15.74%) Firmware
2 9 (2.78%) Docker
3 6 (1.85%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (3.09%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.54%) SELinux
3 3 (0.93%) SCCM
3 3 (0.93%) WSUS
4 1 (0.31%) Grafana
4 1 (0.31%) Nagios
4 1 (0.31%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (7.10%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.63%) Perforce
3 8 (2.47%) Xilinx
4 6 (1.85%) Oracle
4 6 (1.85%) Tableau
5 4 (1.23%) Citrix
6 3 (0.93%) Gemalto
6 3 (0.93%) VMware
7 2 (0.62%) SAP
8 1 (0.31%) Altera
8 1 (0.31%) Cadence
8 1 (0.31%) Intel
8 1 (0.31%) Mentor Graphics
8 1 (0.31%) Synopsys