Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > South East
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 257 333
Rank change year-on-year +64 +76 +32
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 479 336 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.62% 1.16% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.05% 2.94% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 376 298 277
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +21.21%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £32,400
90th Percentile £69,125 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 11,813 11,426 14,672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.92% 39.34% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9,587 9,351 12,111
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.63%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,100 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 2018. 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 +14 247 £52,500 +16.67% 44
Oxfordshire +22 173 £52,500 +10.53% 38
Surrey +91 105 £52,500 +16.67% 16
Hampshire +16 85 £50,000 - 15
Berkshire +9 64 £60,000 +20.00% 6
West Sussex -5 16 £30,000 -27.27% 1
Kent +16 13 £32,000 -36.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -31 10 £50,000 +41.42%
East Sussex -17 9 £40,000 -20.00% 8
Middlesex - 2 £67,500 - 1
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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.

1 251 (52.40%) C++
2 222 (46.35%) Python
3 214 (44.68%) Machine Learning
4 180 (37.58%) Mathematics
5 174 (36.33%) Java
6 158 (32.99%) Software Engineering
7 147 (30.69%) Degree
8 144 (30.06%) C
9 134 (27.97%) Computer Science
10 127 (26.51%) C#
11 124 (25.89%) Data Science
12 123 (25.68%) SQL
13 119 (24.84%) PhD
14 115 (24.01%) Deep Learning
14 115 (24.01%) Computer Vision
15 108 (22.55%) Git (software)
15 108 (22.55%) Artificial Intelligence
16 97 (20.25%) R
17 95 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
18 88 (18.37%) Analytics
19 82 (17.12%) Problem-Solving
20 78 (16.28%) JavaScript
21 77 (16.08%) Big Data
22 75 (15.66%) Linux
23 74 (15.45%) Data Analysis
24 71 (14.82%) MATLAB
24 71 (14.82%) Physics
25 70 (14.61%) Image Processing
25 70 (14.61%) TensorFlow
26 65 (13.57%) Visualisation

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 48 (10.02%) Apache Spark
2 20 (4.18%) Apache
3 18 (3.76%) SAS
4 15 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.25%) IPython
6 5 (1.04%) DNN
7 4 (0.84%) nginx
8 2 (0.42%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.21%) IIS
9 1 (0.21%) Jetty
9 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (5.64%) GNU Octave
2 18 (3.76%) Simulink
3 5 (1.04%) GIMP
3 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.04%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.63%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 53 (11.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.92%) Google Analytics
4 9 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.25%) GitHub
5 6 (1.25%) Heroku
6 5 (1.04%) Amazon EMR
6 5 (1.04%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.04%) IaaS
6 5 (1.04%) Serverless
7 4 (0.84%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (0.84%) SaaS
8 3 (0.63%) iTunes
9 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.21%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.21%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.09%) Wireless
2 5 (1.04%) Internet
3 4 (0.84%) Firewall
3 4 (0.84%) HTTP
4 3 (0.63%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.21%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.21%) 5G
5 1 (0.21%) DNS
5 1 (0.21%) LTE
5 1 (0.21%) Skype
5 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.21%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (16.08%) Big Data
2 61 (12.73%) Hadoop
3 43 (8.98%) Apache Hive
4 42 (8.77%) SQL Server
5 33 (6.89%) MongoDB
6 32 (6.68%) PostgreSQL
7 29 (6.05%) NoSQL
8 26 (5.43%) Power BI
9 25 (5.22%) MySQL
10 21 (4.38%) Data Mining
11 20 (4.18%) Relational Database
12 18 (3.76%) Apache Cassandra
12 18 (3.76%) Spotfire
13 16 (3.34%) Amazon Aurora
13 16 (3.34%) RDBMS
14 15 (3.13%) Text Mining
15 14 (2.92%) SAP HANA
16 10 (2.09%) GIS
17 8 (1.67%) CouchDB
18 6 (1.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 108 (22.55%) Git (software)
2 58 (12.11%) Subversion
3 26 (5.43%) Jenkins
4 24 (5.01%) Maven
5 22 (4.59%) Visual Studio
6 18 (3.76%) CruiseControl
7 15 (3.13%) Gradle
8 12 (2.51%) Eclipse
8 12 (2.51%) IntelliJ
8 12 (2.51%) MSTest
8 12 (2.51%) Ranorex
8 12 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (1.88%) LabVIEW
9 9 (1.88%) NUnit
10 6 (1.25%) Bugzilla
10 6 (1.25%) CMake
10 6 (1.25%) Gemini Tracker
10 6 (1.25%) Hudson
10 6 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (1.04%) Xcode
General
1 46 (9.60%) Finance
2 32 (6.68%) Electronics
3 31 (6.47%) Automotive
3 31 (6.47%) Telecoms
4 24 (5.01%) Retail
5 15 (3.13%) Games
5 15 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.51%) Marketing
7 7 (1.46%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.25%) Military
8 6 (1.25%) Publishing
9 4 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.42%) Advertising
10 2 (0.42%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 157 (32.78%) Developer
2 90 (18.79%) Software Engineer
3 86 (17.95%) Data Scientist
4 52 (10.86%) Software Developer
5 41 (8.56%) Computer Engineer
5 41 (8.56%) Computer Vision Engineer
6 33 (6.89%) Python Developer
7 32 (6.68%) Graduate
8 31 (6.47%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 29 (6.05%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 29 (6.05%) Java Developer
10 28 (5.85%) C++ Software Engineer
11 26 (5.43%) C++ Developer
11 26 (5.43%) Senior Developer
12 23 (4.80%) Analyst
12 23 (4.80%) C# Developer
12 23 (4.80%) Principal Engineer
13 21 (4.38%) Senior Software Engineer
14 20 (4.18%) .NET Developer
14 20 (4.18%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (14.61%) TensorFlow
2 51 (10.65%) Natural Language Processing
3 45 (9.39%) AngularJS
4 44 (9.19%) .NET
5 42 (8.77%) CSS
5 42 (8.77%) HTML
6 37 (7.72%) jQuery
7 34 (7.10%) ASP.NET
8 33 (6.89%) WCF
9 29 (6.05%) WPF
10 24 (5.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (5.01%) Kafka
10 24 (5.01%) React
11 23 (4.80%) HTML5
11 23 (4.80%) OpenCV
12 22 (4.59%) CSS3
12 22 (4.59%) WinForms
13 21 (4.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 20 (4.18%) D3.js
14 20 (4.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 134 (27.97%) Computer Science
2 51 (10.65%) Data Structures
3 25 (5.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 23 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (4.59%) CUDA
6 21 (4.38%) Social Network
7 12 (2.51%) Acoustics
7 12 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.51%) Mobile App
7 12 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (2.51%) VHDL
8 11 (2.30%) User Experience
9 10 (2.09%) Verilog
10 9 (1.88%) Robotics
11 7 (1.46%) Reinsurance
12 5 (1.04%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.04%) Life Science
13 4 (0.84%) e-Learning
13 4 (0.84%) Fintech
13 4 (0.84%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 75 (15.66%) Linux
2 48 (10.02%) Windows
3 23 (4.80%) Embedded Linux
4 17 (3.55%) Android
5 14 (2.92%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.71%) Unix
7 4 (0.84%) Amazon Linux
7 4 (0.84%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.21%) CentOS
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.21%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (44.68%) Machine Learning
2 180 (37.58%) Mathematics
3 158 (32.99%) Software Engineering
4 124 (25.89%) Data Science
5 115 (24.01%) Computer Vision
5 115 (24.01%) Deep Learning
6 108 (22.55%) Artificial Intelligence
7 95 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
8 88 (18.37%) Analytics
9 82 (17.12%) Problem-Solving
10 74 (15.45%) Data Analysis
11 71 (14.82%) Physics
12 70 (14.61%) Image Processing
13 65 (13.57%) Visualisation
14 64 (13.36%) Statistics
15 53 (11.06%) Multithreading
16 52 (10.86%) Neural Network
16 52 (10.86%) OO
17 50 (10.44%) Test Automation
18 49 (10.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 251 (52.40%) C++
2 222 (46.35%) Python
3 174 (36.33%) Java
4 144 (30.06%) C
5 127 (26.51%) C#
6 123 (25.68%) SQL
7 97 (20.25%) R
8 78 (16.28%) JavaScript
9 71 (14.82%) MATLAB
10 36 (7.52%) Embedded C
11 27 (5.64%) Embedded C++
12 17 (3.55%) Delphi
12 17 (3.55%) Java 8
13 16 (3.34%) Scala
14 10 (2.09%) ES6
14 10 (2.09%) ES8
14 10 (2.09%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.88%) Apple Swift
15 9 (1.88%) HiveQL
16 8 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 147 (30.69%) Degree
2 119 (24.84%) PhD
3 27 (5.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (3.76%) Security Cleared
5 14 (2.92%) SC Cleared
6 11 (2.30%) Numerate Degree
7 10 (2.09%) Master's Degree
8 5 (1.04%) HNC
9 4 (0.84%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.21%) CISA
10 1 (0.21%) CISM
10 1 (0.21%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.30%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (3.76%) Firmware
2 9 (1.88%) HDFS
3 5 (1.04%) Docker
4 2 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.21%) KVM
5 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (3.34%) Hadoop YARN
2 7 (1.46%) Terraform
3 5 (1.04%) Packer
4 2 (0.42%) Ambari
4 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.21%) Ansible
5 1 (0.21%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (8.56%) Tableau
2 30 (6.26%) Google
3 19 (3.97%) SAP
4 18 (3.76%) Microsoft
5 14 (2.92%) Oracle
6 11 (2.30%) Xilinx
7 10 (2.09%) Altera
8 9 (1.88%) TOWER Software
9 8 (1.67%) Cognos
10 6 (1.25%) Adobe
11 4 (0.84%) Capita
11 4 (0.84%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.63%) Talend
13 1 (0.21%) Apigee
13 1 (0.21%) Facebook
13 1 (0.21%) Intel
13 1 (0.21%) QNX
13 1 (0.21%) VMware