Period
to 1 June 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 1 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > South East
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 175 197 206
Rank change year-on-year +22 +9 +70
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 261 444 466
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.63% 1.69% 1.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.51% 4.71% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 207 292 396
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £33,000 £30,000 £31,375
90th Percentile £68,300 £68,625 £67,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +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 5,789 9,419 10,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.19% 35.92% 35.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4,548 7,068 8,840
Median annual salary £51,518 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.04% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
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 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 1 June 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 1 June 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 +15 121 £39,250 -21.50% 8
Oxfordshire +12 101 £38,500 -18.95% 6
Hampshire -18 67 £52,500 +16.67% 7
West Sussex +58 33 £55,000 +29.41% 1
East Sussex +24 25 £67,500 +46.74% 2
Berkshire +10 16 £57,500 -8.00% 2
Surrey +21 12 £45,000 -21.74% 5
Buckinghamshire +33 4 £76,250 +52.50%
Kent +38 3 £70,000 +154.55%
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 1 June 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.

1 133 (50.96%) Mathematics
2 131 (50.19%) Software Engineering
3 122 (46.74%) Degree
4 118 (45.21%) Python
5 90 (34.48%) C++
6 79 (30.27%) Windows
6 79 (30.27%) Computer Science
7 69 (26.44%) C
8 68 (26.05%) C#
8 68 (26.05%) MATLAB
9 64 (24.52%) Git (software)
10 58 (22.22%) Data Science
11 57 (21.84%) .NET
12 56 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
13 55 (21.07%) Problem-Solving
14 54 (20.69%) Computer Vision
15 53 (20.31%) R
16 50 (19.16%) Computer Science Degree
17 47 (18.01%) Analytics
18 43 (16.48%) Data Analysis
19 41 (15.71%) Image Processing
20 40 (15.33%) JavaScript
20 40 (15.33%) PhD
20 40 (15.33%) Firmware
20 40 (15.33%) Big Data
21 39 (14.94%) Unit Testing
22 37 (14.18%) Embedded Systems
23 32 (12.26%) Machine Learning
23 32 (12.26%) Pharmaceutical
24 31 (11.88%) SQL

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 12 (4.60%) Confluence
2 8 (3.07%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.92%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) CPLEX
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.38%) Simulink
1 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.92%) SAP CRM
1 5 (1.92%) SAP ERP
1 5 (1.92%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.28%) Azure
2 17 (6.51%) AWS
3 13 (4.98%) PaaS
4 8 (3.07%) SaaS
5 5 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.92%) Power Platform
6 3 (1.15%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.38%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.28%) Wireless
2 12 (4.60%) 5G
2 12 (4.60%) Bluetooth
3 6 (2.30%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.92%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.53%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (1.15%) 4G
6 3 (1.15%) DVB
6 3 (1.15%) LTE
7 2 (0.77%) Skype
8 1 (0.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (15.33%) Big Data
2 20 (7.66%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.07%) Data Mining
3 8 (3.07%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.30%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.92%) MySQL
5 5 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.92%) Power BI
6 2 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.38%) DTS
7 1 (0.38%) GIS
7 1 (0.38%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 64 (24.52%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.13%) JIRA
3 10 (3.83%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.30%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.15%) Subversion
6 2 (0.77%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.77%) Moq
6 2 (0.77%) Selenium
6 2 (0.77%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.38%) NUnit
7 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.38%) webpack
General
1 32 (12.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 19 (7.28%) Finance
3 17 (6.51%) Electronics
4 11 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.68%) Marketing
6 6 (2.30%) Games
6 6 (2.30%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.53%) Military
8 3 (1.15%) Automotive
9 2 (0.77%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.77%) Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Police
10 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 93 (35.63%) Software Engineer
2 39 (14.94%) C# Software Engineer
3 31 (11.88%) Developer
4 27 (10.34%) Senior Software Engineer
5 24 (9.20%) Applications Engineer
5 24 (9.20%) Development Engineer
6 23 (8.81%) Embedded Engineer
6 23 (8.81%) Software Development Engineer
6 23 (8.81%) Windows Engineer
7 17 (6.51%) Cryptography Engineer
8 16 (6.13%) .NET Software Engineer
8 16 (6.13%) Control Systems Engineer
9 14 (5.36%) Data Scientist
10 13 (4.98%) Architect
10 13 (4.98%) C++ Software Engineer
10 13 (4.98%) Software Architect
11 12 (4.60%) Junior
12 11 (4.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 11 (4.21%) Junior Embedded Engineer
13 10 (3.83%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (21.84%) .NET
2 30 (11.49%) HTML
3 29 (11.11%) Qt
4 23 (8.81%) HTML5
5 15 (5.75%) JSON
6 10 (3.83%) CSS
7 9 (3.45%) WinForms
8 8 (3.07%) Keras
8 8 (3.07%) Pandas
8 8 (3.07%) TensorFlow
9 7 (2.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 7 (2.68%) NumPy
9 7 (2.68%) PyTorch
9 7 (2.68%) SciPy
10 6 (2.30%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.30%) Natural Language Processing
10 6 (2.30%) OpenGL
10 6 (2.30%) scikit-learn
11 5 (1.92%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.92%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.18%) Embedded Systems
2 24 (9.20%) Robotics
3 23 (8.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 21 (8.05%) PKI
5 19 (7.28%) VHDL
6 18 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (4.98%) Verilog
8 9 (3.45%) ASIC
8 9 (3.45%) Data Structures
8 9 (3.45%) Device Driver
8 9 (3.45%) SIMD
9 8 (3.07%) CUDA
9 8 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (2.30%) Analytical Mindset
10 6 (2.30%) User Experience
11 5 (1.92%) GPGPU
12 4 (1.53%) Acoustics
12 4 (1.53%) PMI
13 2 (0.77%) Self-Motivation
13 2 (0.77%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 79 (30.27%) Windows
2 24 (9.20%) Linux
3 5 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (1.15%) Android
5 2 (0.77%) Robot Operating System
5 2 (0.77%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (50.96%) Mathematics
2 131 (50.19%) Software Engineering
3 79 (30.27%) Computer Science
4 58 (22.22%) Data Science
5 56 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (21.07%) Problem-Solving
7 54 (20.69%) Computer Vision
8 47 (18.01%) Analytics
9 43 (16.48%) Data Analysis
10 41 (15.71%) Image Processing
11 39 (14.94%) Unit Testing
12 32 (12.26%) Machine Learning
13 28 (10.73%) SDLC
14 26 (9.96%) Signal Processing
15 25 (9.58%) Multithreading
15 25 (9.58%) Physics
15 25 (9.58%) Validation
16 23 (8.81%) Statistics
17 22 (8.43%) OOD
18 18 (6.90%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 118 (45.21%) Python
2 90 (34.48%) C++
3 69 (26.44%) C
4 68 (26.05%) C#
4 68 (26.05%) MATLAB
5 53 (20.31%) R
6 40 (15.33%) JavaScript
7 31 (11.88%) SQL
8 21 (8.05%) Java
9 14 (5.36%) PHP
10 11 (4.21%) VB
10 11 (4.21%) VB6
11 5 (1.92%) Assembly Language
11 5 (1.92%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.53%) Scala
12 4 (1.53%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.15%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.15%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.15%) Fortran
13 3 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 122 (46.74%) Degree
2 50 (19.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (15.33%) PhD
4 23 (8.81%) Numerate Degree
5 20 (7.66%) Security Cleared
6 17 (6.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (3.45%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.68%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.53%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.15%) DBS Check
10 3 (1.15%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.15%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.21%) QA
2 3 (1.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 40 (15.33%) Firmware
2 21 (8.05%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.92%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.38%) Grafana
2 1 (0.38%) SELinux
Vendors
1 26 (9.96%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.51%) Gemalto
3 10 (3.83%) Oracle
4 6 (2.30%) Cadence
4 6 (2.30%) SAP
4 6 (2.30%) Synopsys
5 5 (1.92%) Intel
5 5 (1.92%) Tableau
5 5 (1.92%) Xilinx
6 4 (1.53%) Altera
6 4 (1.53%) CA
6 4 (1.53%) Mentor Graphics
6 4 (1.53%) Thales
7 3 (1.15%) Perforce