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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 18 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > South East
6 months to
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 147 229 183
Rank change year-on-year +82 -46 +3
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 476 161 278
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.39% 1.21% 1.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.12% 3.52% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 162 125 211
10th Percentile £40,250 £32,500 £33,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £81,250 £66,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £76,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £73,999 £66,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +11.28% +6.40% -

Algorithms is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 7,772 4,574 5,583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.00% 34.43% 32.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4,358 3,131 4,516
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £77,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,430
% change year-on-year +8.70% +0.12% +4.42%

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 18 May 2022.

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 18 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +23 131 £77,500 +29.17% 14
Kent +35 118 £51,250 +20.59% 4
Hampshire -3 89 £62,500 - 7
Surrey -6 73 £60,000 -1.64% 10
Oxfordshire +2 64 £100,000 +73.91% 10
Berkshire +10 60 £77,500 +29.17% 4
East Sussex +16 27 £65,000 +85.71% 1
West Sussex +2 21 £47,500 - 1
Middlesex - 20 - -
Buckinghamshire - 11 £70,000 -
Sussex - 2 - - 1
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, 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.

1 268 (56.30%) Python
2 235 (49.37%) Software Engineering
3 217 (45.59%) Agile
3 217 (45.59%) Degree
4 161 (33.82%) C
5 158 (33.19%) C++
6 156 (32.77%) Java
7 154 (32.35%) JavaScript
8 153 (32.14%) Data Structures
9 143 (30.04%) AWS
10 140 (29.41%) Computer Science
11 136 (28.57%) C#
11 136 (28.57%) Data Science
12 135 (28.36%) Serverless
13 125 (26.26%) SQL
14 120 (25.21%) CI/CD
15 113 (23.74%) JIRA
16 110 (23.11%) Social Skills
17 105 (22.06%) Finance
18 104 (21.85%) HTML
18 104 (21.85%) TDD
19 103 (21.64%) Mentoring
19 103 (21.64%) Computer Science Degree
20 101 (21.22%) Kubernetes
21 99 (20.80%) Git (software)
22 98 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
22 98 (20.59%) GCP
23 97 (20.38%) DevOps
23 97 (20.38%) Machine Learning
24 95 (19.96%) Software Testing

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 42 (8.82%) Apache Spark
2 31 (6.51%) Apache
3 12 (2.52%) Confluence
4 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 72 (15.13%) Simulink
2 16 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.52%) Stateflow
4 10 (2.10%) Revit
4 10 (2.10%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 143 (30.04%) AWS
2 135 (28.36%) Serverless
3 98 (20.59%) GCP
4 69 (14.50%) Azure
5 61 (12.82%) Cloud Functions
6 46 (9.66%) AWS Lambda
7 43 (9.03%) OpenShift
8 26 (5.46%) Dialogflow
8 26 (5.46%) GitHub
8 26 (5.46%) Google App Engine
8 26 (5.46%) Google Compute Engine
9 22 (4.62%) Power Platform
10 17 (3.57%) Amazon SQS
11 15 (3.15%) Amazon ECS
12 6 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (1.05%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.63%) Google Workspace
14 3 (0.63%) Slack
15 2 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 2 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 36 (7.56%) Internet
2 17 (3.57%) AMQP
2 17 (3.57%) MQTT
3 6 (1.26%) Bluetooth
3 6 (1.26%) Kerberos
4 5 (1.05%) Wireless
5 4 (0.84%) 3GPP
5 4 (0.84%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (0.84%) Wireless Security
6 3 (0.63%) 4G
6 3 (0.63%) 5G
6 3 (0.63%) LTE
7 1 (0.21%) Multicast
7 1 (0.21%) RS-232
7 1 (0.21%) RS-485
7 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 55 (11.55%) MySQL
3 40 (8.40%) Flink
3 40 (8.40%) NoSQL
4 38 (7.98%) PostgreSQL
5 37 (7.77%) MongoDB
6 35 (7.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 34 (7.14%) Relational Database
8 32 (6.72%) BigQuery
9 26 (5.46%) Cloud Spanner
10 23 (4.83%) Data Mining
11 22 (4.62%) Power BI
12 17 (3.57%) Big Data
13 15 (3.15%) Couchbase
13 15 (3.15%) Redis
14 11 (2.31%) Tableau
15 10 (2.10%) GIS
16 8 (1.68%) Hadoop
17 6 (1.26%) Oracle Database
18 4 (0.84%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 113 (23.74%) JIRA
2 99 (20.80%) Git (software)
3 87 (18.28%) Jenkins
4 41 (8.61%) Maven
5 39 (8.19%) Subversion
6 35 (7.35%) Ant
6 35 (7.35%) Gradle
7 22 (4.62%) CMake
7 22 (4.62%) IDA Disassembler
8 19 (3.99%) Visual Studio
9 12 (2.52%) ClearCase
9 12 (2.52%) Plastic SCM
10 10 (2.10%) GCC
10 10 (2.10%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 10 (2.10%) Xcode
11 6 (1.26%) Bitbucket
11 6 (1.26%) LabVIEW
11 6 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (1.05%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.05%) SpecFlow
General
1 110 (23.11%) Social Skills
2 105 (22.06%) Finance
3 91 (19.12%) Manufacturing
4 76 (15.97%) Automotive
5 73 (15.34%) Electronics
6 53 (11.13%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (6.72%) Presentation Skills
8 27 (5.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 16 (3.36%) Marketing
10 13 (2.73%) Legal
11 11 (2.31%) Aerospace
12 10 (2.10%) Aviation
12 10 (2.10%) Influencing Skills
12 10 (2.10%) Wearables
13 8 (1.68%) Banking
14 6 (1.26%) Retail
15 5 (1.05%) Organisational Skills
15 5 (1.05%) Telecoms
16 2 (0.42%) Advertising
16 2 (0.42%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 156 (32.77%) Software Engineer
2 59 (12.39%) MATLAB Engineer
3 53 (11.13%) Senior Software Engineer
4 49 (10.29%) Embedded Engineer
5 45 (9.45%) Electronics Engineer
6 42 (8.82%) Principal Engineer
7 38 (7.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 35 (7.35%) Java Engineer
8 35 (7.35%) Senior Java Engineer
9 34 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
10 33 (6.93%) Data Scientist
10 33 (6.93%) Developer
11 30 (6.30%) Principal Software Engineer
12 26 (5.46%) Cloud Engineer
13 24 (5.04%) Analyst
14 22 (4.62%) Malware Researcher
14 22 (4.62%) Malware Specialist
14 22 (4.62%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
14 22 (4.62%) Windows Specialist
15 21 (4.41%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (21.85%) HTML
2 95 (19.96%) CSS
3 93 (19.54%) .NET
4 76 (15.97%) React
5 73 (15.34%) AngularJS
6 66 (13.87%) HTML5
7 62 (13.03%) WPF
8 58 (12.18%) RESTful
9 57 (11.97%) CSS3
9 57 (11.97%) Vue.js
9 57 (11.97%) WinForms
10 52 (10.92%) ASP.NET
11 35 (7.35%) JDBC
12 26 (5.46%) Apache Beam
13 22 (4.62%) Node.js
14 20 (4.20%) .NET Core
15 17 (3.57%) .NET Framework
15 17 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (3.57%) WebSockets
16 16 (3.36%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 153 (32.14%) Data Structures
2 62 (13.03%) Life Science
3 47 (9.87%) Embedded Systems
4 35 (7.35%) Linux Command Line
5 26 (5.46%) Legacy Applications
6 23 (4.83%) User Experience
7 22 (4.62%) Blog
7 22 (4.62%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 22 (4.62%) Cyberthreat
8 15 (3.15%) Renewable Energy
9 14 (2.94%) Mobile App
10 12 (2.52%) ARM Cortex
11 11 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (2.10%) 3D Graphics
12 10 (2.10%) Animation
12 10 (2.10%) Arduino
12 10 (2.10%) Cloud Native
12 10 (2.10%) Lidar
13 9 (1.89%) Device Driver
13 9 (1.89%) SIMD
Operating Systems
1 72 (15.13%) Linux
2 61 (12.82%) Windows
3 37 (7.77%) Unix
4 16 (3.36%) Embedded Linux
5 11 (2.31%) ThreadX
6 6 (1.26%) Android
7 1 (0.21%) Debian
7 1 (0.21%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (49.37%) Software Engineering
2 217 (45.59%) Agile
3 140 (29.41%) Computer Science
4 136 (28.57%) Data Science
5 120 (25.21%) CI/CD
6 104 (21.85%) TDD
7 103 (21.64%) Mentoring
8 98 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
9 97 (20.38%) DevOps
9 97 (20.38%) Machine Learning
10 95 (19.96%) Software Testing
11 92 (19.33%) Mathematics
12 91 (19.12%) Artificial Intelligence
13 84 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
14 80 (16.81%) Microservices
14 80 (16.81%) Risk Management
15 72 (15.13%) Continuous Deployment
16 70 (14.71%) Workflow
17 63 (13.24%) Coaching
17 63 (13.24%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 268 (56.30%) Python
2 161 (33.82%) C
3 158 (33.19%) C++
4 156 (32.77%) Java
5 154 (32.35%) JavaScript
6 136 (28.57%) C#
7 125 (26.26%) SQL
8 85 (17.86%) MATLAB
9 57 (11.97%) Objective-C
10 48 (10.08%) Perl
11 47 (9.87%) PowerShell
12 40 (8.40%) Ruby
13 35 (7.35%) PHP
13 35 (7.35%) Shell Script
14 31 (6.51%) R
15 24 (5.04%) Embedded C
16 17 (3.57%) Go
17 13 (2.73%) VB
17 13 (2.73%) VB6
18 12 (2.52%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 217 (45.59%) Degree
2 103 (21.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (5.67%) PhD
4 18 (3.78%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.89%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.47%) HND
7 3 (0.63%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.63%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.42%) ISEB
8 2 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (11.97%) Accessibility
2 19 (3.99%) ISO 26262
3 14 (2.94%) QA
4 13 (2.73%) MISRA
5 12 (2.52%) AUTOSAR
6 7 (1.47%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.42%) GDPR
7 2 (0.42%) HIPAA
System Software
1 80 (16.81%) Docker
2 29 (6.09%) Firmware
3 17 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 101 (21.22%) Kubernetes
2 18 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (3.57%) Terraform
4 15 (3.15%) Grafana
4 15 (3.15%) Opsview
5 10 (2.10%) Ansible
6 3 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 74 (15.55%) Google
2 53 (11.13%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.15%) New Relic
3 15 (3.15%) Oracle
4 12 (2.52%) IBM
4 12 (2.52%) Lauterbach
5 11 (2.31%) QNX
6 10 (2.10%) Rockwell
7 9 (1.89%) Gemalto
8 4 (0.84%) Anaplan
9 3 (0.63%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.63%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.42%) Citrix
10 2 (0.42%) Databricks
10 2 (0.42%) Informatica
10 2 (0.42%) Omniture
10 2 (0.42%) RedGate
10 2 (0.42%) SAP
10 2 (0.42%) Xilinx
11 1 (0.21%) Screaming Frog