Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > South East
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 243 340
Rank change year-on-year +55 +97 +3
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 501 394 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.73% 1.29% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.27% 3.23% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 389 343 242
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £34,000 £27,993 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 11,724 12,215 14,133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.54% 39.95% 40.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9,504 10,017 11,630
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +28 293 £55,000 +15.79% 47
Oxfordshire +9 192 £52,500 +5.00% 28
Berkshire +52 97 £60,000 +9.09% 16
Surrey +87 82 £57,500 +9.52% 7
Hampshire +10 75 £50,000 -6.98% 23
East Sussex 0 22 £40,000 -20.00% 9
Kent +16 13 £42,500 -17.07% 8
West Sussex -13 12 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -24 4 £55,000 +89.66% 3
Middlesex - 2 £67,500 -
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 266 (53.09%) C++
2 227 (45.31%) Mathematics
3 225 (44.91%) Python
4 219 (43.71%) Machine Learning
5 174 (34.73%) Degree
6 170 (33.93%) Java
7 167 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 153 (30.54%) C#
9 151 (30.14%) Artificial Intelligence
10 147 (29.34%) Data Science
11 139 (27.74%) SQL
12 137 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
13 135 (26.95%) Git (software)
14 133 (26.55%) PhD
15 128 (25.55%) Computer Science
16 126 (25.15%) R
17 121 (24.15%) Computer Vision
18 115 (22.95%) Analytics
19 113 (22.55%) C
20 111 (22.16%) Deep Learning
21 105 (20.96%) Big Data
22 94 (18.76%) Finance
23 93 (18.56%) Statistics
24 89 (17.76%) JavaScript
25 84 (16.77%) Visualisation
26 80 (15.97%) Physics
27 79 (15.77%) Linux
28 77 (15.37%) Data Analysis
29 76 (15.17%) Microsoft Azure
30 74 (14.77%) Hadoop

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 57 (11.38%) Apache Spark
2 42 (8.38%) Apache
3 35 (6.99%) SAS
4 16 (3.19%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.20%) IPython
6 5 (1.00%) IIS
6 5 (1.00%) nginx
7 4 (0.80%) DNN
8 2 (0.40%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.20%) Jetty
9 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (6.39%) GNU Octave
2 13 (2.59%) Simulink
3 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.60%) GIMP
4 3 (0.60%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.40%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.40%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 76 (15.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (4.59%) Google Analytics
4 11 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.60%) SaaS
6 6 (1.20%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (1.20%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.20%) IaaS
6 6 (1.20%) Serverless
7 5 (1.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.40%) GitHub
8 2 (0.40%) Heroku
8 2 (0.40%) iTunes
9 1 (0.20%) Apigee
9 1 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.20%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.00%) Firewall
2 4 (0.80%) Wireless
3 3 (0.60%) Internet
4 2 (0.40%) HTTP
4 2 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.20%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.20%) 5G
5 1 (0.20%) DNS
5 1 (0.20%) LTE
5 1 (0.20%) Skype
5 1 (0.20%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (20.96%) Big Data
2 74 (14.77%) Hadoop
3 64 (12.77%) Apache Hive
4 48 (9.58%) SQL Server
5 44 (8.78%) Power BI
6 33 (6.59%) SAP HANA
6 33 (6.59%) Text Mining
7 32 (6.39%) Data Mining
7 32 (6.39%) MongoDB
8 31 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (5.59%) NoSQL
10 26 (5.19%) Spotfire
11 25 (4.99%) Relational Database
12 24 (4.79%) MySQL
13 19 (3.79%) RDBMS
14 18 (3.59%) Amazon Aurora
15 14 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (2.59%) CouchDB
17 8 (1.60%) QlikView
17 8 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 135 (26.95%) Git (software)
2 72 (14.37%) Subversion
3 28 (5.59%) Visual Studio
4 27 (5.39%) Jenkins
4 27 (5.39%) Maven
5 20 (3.99%) CruiseControl
6 17 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (3.19%) Gradle
8 13 (2.59%) CMake
8 13 (2.59%) Eclipse
8 13 (2.59%) IntelliJ
8 13 (2.59%) JIRA
8 13 (2.59%) MSTest
8 13 (2.59%) Ranorex
9 8 (1.60%) Bugzilla
9 8 (1.60%) Gemini Tracker
9 8 (1.60%) Hudson
9 8 (1.60%) NUnit
9 8 (1.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 94 (18.76%) Finance
2 47 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 45 (8.98%) Retail
4 32 (6.39%) Electronics
5 31 (6.19%) Automotive
6 22 (4.39%) Manufacturing
7 16 (3.19%) Games
8 15 (2.99%) Marketing
9 10 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.40%) Aerospace
11 6 (1.20%) German Language
11 6 (1.20%) Military
11 6 (1.20%) Publishing
12 4 (0.80%) Banking
13 2 (0.40%) Advertising
14 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 177 (35.33%) Developer
2 100 (19.96%) Software Engineer
3 99 (19.76%) Data Scientist
4 65 (12.97%) Software Developer
5 44 (8.78%) C++ Software Engineer
6 41 (8.18%) Computer Engineer
6 41 (8.18%) Computer Vision Engineer
7 37 (7.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 36 (7.19%) C++ Developer
9 33 (6.59%) Java Developer
9 33 (6.59%) Python Developer
9 33 (6.59%) Senior Developer
10 29 (5.79%) C# Developer
11 27 (5.39%) C++ Software Developer
12 25 (4.99%) .NET Developer
12 25 (4.99%) C# .NET Developer
12 25 (4.99%) Senior Software Engineer
13 24 (4.79%) Analyst
13 24 (4.79%) Senior Data Scientist
14 23 (4.59%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (12.38%) .NET
1 62 (12.38%) TensorFlow
2 50 (9.98%) Natural Language Processing
3 44 (8.78%) AngularJS
3 44 (8.78%) HTML
4 43 (8.58%) Kafka
5 42 (8.38%) ASP.NET
6 40 (7.98%) CSS
6 40 (7.98%) WCF
7 35 (6.99%) jQuery
7 35 (6.99%) WPF
8 34 (6.79%) D3.js
9 33 (6.59%) ggplot
10 28 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (4.59%) Spring
11 23 (4.59%) WinForms
12 20 (3.99%) HTML5
12 20 (3.99%) React
13 19 (3.79%) .NET Framework
13 19 (3.79%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 128 (25.55%) Computer Science
2 46 (9.18%) Data Structures
3 44 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (6.99%) Social Network
5 19 (3.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 16 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (3.19%) Robotics
7 13 (2.59%) CUDA
8 12 (2.40%) Fintech
9 10 (2.00%) Acoustics
9 10 (2.00%) VHDL
10 7 (1.40%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.40%) Reinsurance
10 7 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.20%) Life Science
11 6 (1.20%) User Experience
11 6 (1.20%) Verilog
12 5 (1.00%) Derivative
12 5 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 79 (15.77%) Linux
2 29 (5.79%) Windows
3 19 (3.79%) Embedded Linux
3 19 (3.79%) Unix
4 16 (3.19%) Android
5 11 (2.20%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.00%) Amazon Linux
6 5 (1.00%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.60%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.60%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.60%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.60%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.40%) Robot Operating System
9 1 (0.20%) CentOS
9 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (45.31%) Mathematics
2 219 (43.71%) Machine Learning
3 167 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 151 (30.14%) Artificial Intelligence
5 147 (29.34%) Data Science
6 137 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
7 121 (24.15%) Computer Vision
8 115 (22.95%) Analytics
9 111 (22.16%) Deep Learning
10 93 (18.56%) Statistics
11 84 (16.77%) Visualisation
12 80 (15.97%) Physics
13 77 (15.37%) Data Analysis
14 70 (13.97%) Problem-Solving
15 69 (13.77%) Data Visualisation
16 68 (13.57%) Image Processing
17 66 (13.17%) Scrum
18 65 (12.97%) Test Automation
19 61 (12.18%) Neural Network
20 57 (11.38%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 266 (53.09%) C++
2 225 (44.91%) Python
3 170 (33.93%) Java
4 153 (30.54%) C#
5 139 (27.74%) SQL
6 126 (25.15%) R
7 113 (22.55%) C
8 89 (17.76%) JavaScript
9 65 (12.97%) MATLAB
10 23 (4.59%) Delphi
11 19 (3.79%) Embedded C
11 19 (3.79%) Java 8
12 16 (3.19%) Embedded C++
13 12 (2.40%) Scala
14 11 (2.20%) PL/SQL
15 10 (2.00%) Assembly Language
15 10 (2.00%) Go
16 8 (1.60%) Apple Swift
16 8 (1.60%) PHP
17 7 (1.40%) Cython
Qualifications
1 174 (34.73%) Degree
2 133 (26.55%) PhD
3 39 (7.78%) MPhil
4 29 (5.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 21 (4.19%) Master's Degree
6 17 (3.39%) Numerate Degree
6 17 (3.39%) Security Cleared
7 13 (2.59%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.00%) DBS Check
8 5 (1.00%) HNC
9 2 (0.40%) CISM
9 2 (0.40%) CISSP
9 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.59%) QA
2 5 (1.00%) JTAG
3 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.40%) COBIT
4 2 (0.40%) GDPR
4 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (2.40%) Firmware
2 9 (1.80%) Docker
3 5 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.80%) HDFS
5 2 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.20%) KVM
6 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (6.99%) Hadoop YARN
2 9 (1.80%) Terraform
3 7 (1.40%) Packer
4 2 (0.40%) Ambari
4 2 (0.40%) Ansible
4 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 68 (13.57%) Tableau
2 43 (8.58%) SAP
3 32 (6.39%) Google
4 19 (3.79%) Microsoft
5 12 (2.40%) Oracle
6 9 (1.80%) Cognos
7 8 (1.60%) Xilinx
8 7 (1.40%) TOWER Software
9 6 (1.20%) Altera
10 5 (1.00%) VMware
11 4 (0.80%) Telerik
12 3 (0.60%) Adobe
13 2 (0.40%) Xamarin
14 1 (0.20%) Samsung
14 1 (0.20%) Talend