Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 194 197 281
Rank change year-on-year +3 +84 +22
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 425 488 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.60% 1.60% 1.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.39% 4.42% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 292 398 273
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,175 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,625 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 9,682 11,039 10,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.40% 36.14% 35.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7,287 8,865 8,578
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% -

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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019. 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 +20 193 £53,500 +1.90% 56
Hampshire +27 148 £45,000 -10.00% 21
Oxfordshire +20 106 £47,500 -9.52% 30
Berkshire +55 80 £60,000 +20.00% 14
Surrey -50 42 £57,500 +15.00% 13
East Sussex +44 27 £46,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire +6 7 £52,500 +10.53% 12
West Sussex -22 7 £41,500 -7.78% 14
Kent +18 6 £27,500 -14.73% 6
Middlesex +5 2 £66,250 +1.92% 3
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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.

1 248 (58.35%) C++
1 248 (58.35%) Software Engineering
2 202 (47.53%) Mathematics
3 182 (42.82%) Python
4 156 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
5 155 (36.47%) Degree
6 144 (33.88%) C#
7 141 (33.18%) Java
8 125 (29.41%) Computer Science
9 106 (24.94%) Git (software)
10 104 (24.47%) C
11 95 (22.35%) Machine Learning
12 90 (21.18%) Physics
13 87 (20.47%) Artificial Intelligence
14 82 (19.29%) Data Science
15 79 (18.59%) SQL
16 78 (18.35%) Data Structures
17 72 (16.94%) .NET
18 71 (16.71%) Analytics
18 71 (16.71%) Security Cleared
19 68 (16.00%) JavaScript
20 67 (15.76%) MATLAB
20 67 (15.76%) Docker
21 62 (14.59%) Continuous Integration
22 61 (14.35%) Open Source
22 61 (14.35%) PhD
23 60 (14.12%) SC Cleared
24 59 (13.88%) Problem-Solving
25 56 (13.18%) Test Automation
26 53 (12.47%) OO

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 37 (8.71%) Apache Spark
2 20 (4.71%) Hyperledger
3 15 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.65%) Apache
4 7 (1.65%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.71%) Apache Airflow
5 3 (0.71%) Confluence
5 3 (0.71%) Luigi
5 3 (0.71%) SAS
6 2 (0.47%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.24%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.24%) Jupyter
Applications
1 15 (3.53%) GNU Octave
2 7 (1.65%) Simulink
3 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.18%) Doxygen
5 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.47%) Weka
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.94%) Cisco SocialMiner
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
1 30 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (4.71%) Google Cloud Platform
3 13 (3.06%) SaaS
4 10 (2.35%) Heroku
5 6 (1.41%) Amazon EMR
5 6 (1.41%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.47%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.24%) npm
7 1 (0.24%) Office 365
7 1 (0.24%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.12%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.65%) Wireless
3 5 (1.18%) DHCP
3 5 (1.18%) DNS
4 4 (0.94%) BGP
4 4 (0.94%) Cisco ICM
4 4 (0.94%) DSLAM
4 4 (0.94%) EIGRP
4 4 (0.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (0.94%) Firewall
4 4 (0.94%) GPON
4 4 (0.94%) LAN
4 4 (0.94%) MPLS
4 4 (0.94%) MRTG
4 4 (0.94%) Network Security
4 4 (0.94%) OSPF
4 4 (0.94%) SSH
4 4 (0.94%) VPN
4 4 (0.94%) VRRP
4 4 (0.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (9.65%) Big Data
2 40 (9.41%) SQL Server
3 27 (6.35%) Hadoop
3 27 (6.35%) MongoDB
4 23 (5.41%) Blockchain
5 20 (4.71%) Apache Cassandra
6 19 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (2.59%) NoSQL
8 10 (2.35%) Redis
9 8 (1.88%) GIS
10 7 (1.65%) Amazon Aurora
10 7 (1.65%) Data Mining
10 7 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (1.41%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (1.41%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.41%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.18%) MySQL
13 2 (0.47%) Spotfire
13 2 (0.47%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 106 (24.94%) Git (software)
2 27 (6.35%) Jenkins
3 26 (6.12%) Subversion
4 23 (5.41%) GitLab
4 23 (5.41%) Vagrant
5 20 (4.71%) Bitbucket
6 16 (3.76%) JIRA
7 14 (3.29%) Maven
7 14 (3.29%) Selenium
8 13 (3.06%) Cucumber
8 13 (3.06%) SpecFlow
8 13 (3.06%) TeamCity
8 13 (3.06%) Visual Studio Team System
9 12 (2.82%) Mocha
9 12 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (2.82%) WebDriver
10 10 (2.35%) Visual Studio
11 9 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (2.12%) JIRA Agile
11 9 (2.12%) NUnit
General
1 52 (12.24%) Electronics
2 46 (10.82%) Finance
3 33 (7.76%) Marketing
4 32 (7.53%) Telecoms
5 30 (7.06%) Manufacturing
6 24 (5.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (3.06%) Military
8 12 (2.82%) Games
9 9 (2.12%) Legal
10 8 (1.88%) Automotive
11 7 (1.65%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.94%) Law
13 2 (0.47%) German Language
14 1 (0.24%) Advertising
14 1 (0.24%) Banking
14 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 137 (32.24%) Software Engineer
2 128 (30.12%) Developer
3 48 (11.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 40 (9.41%) Java Developer
5 38 (8.94%) Software Developer
6 25 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 25 (5.88%) Data Scientist
7 23 (5.41%) Android Developer
8 21 (4.94%) Senior Developer
9 20 (4.71%) C# Software Developer
9 20 (4.71%) C++ Developer
9 20 (4.71%) Senior Software Engineer
9 20 (4.71%) Team Leader
10 19 (4.47%) C# Software Engineer
11 17 (4.00%) Embedded Engineer
12 16 (3.76%) Graduate
13 14 (3.29%) Computer Engineer
13 14 (3.29%) Development Team Leader
13 14 (3.29%) Junior
13 14 (3.29%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (16.94%) .NET
2 38 (8.94%) Spring
3 33 (7.76%) HTML
4 28 (6.59%) Qt
4 28 (6.59%) scikit-learn
5 27 (6.35%) ASP.NET
5 27 (6.35%) CSS
6 26 (6.12%) Web Services
7 25 (5.88%) STL
7 25 (5.88%) WPF
8 23 (5.41%) React
8 23 (5.41%) WCF
9 22 (5.18%) Pandas
10 21 (4.94%) jQuery
11 20 (4.71%) Akka
11 20 (4.71%) AngularJS
11 20 (4.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 20 (4.71%) OAuth
11 20 (4.71%) RESTful
11 20 (4.71%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 78 (18.35%) Data Structures
2 44 (10.35%) Self-Motivation
3 35 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (7.53%) Greenfield Project
5 23 (5.41%) Acoustics
6 20 (4.71%) Private Cloud
6 20 (4.71%) Public Cloud
7 18 (4.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 16 (3.76%) Client/Server
9 14 (3.29%) Robotics
9 14 (3.29%) VHDL
10 13 (3.06%) User Experience
11 12 (2.82%) 3D Graphics
12 10 (2.35%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (2.12%) Management Information System
14 8 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (1.65%) ASIC
16 5 (1.18%) Life Science
16 5 (1.18%) PlayStation
16 5 (1.18%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.06%) Android
1 30 (7.06%) Linux
2 19 (4.47%) Windows
3 13 (3.06%) Unix
4 4 (0.94%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.94%) CentOS
4 4 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (58.35%) Software Engineering
2 202 (47.53%) Mathematics
3 156 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
4 125 (29.41%) Computer Science
5 95 (22.35%) Machine Learning
6 90 (21.18%) Physics
7 87 (20.47%) Artificial Intelligence
8 82 (19.29%) Data Science
9 71 (16.71%) Analytics
10 62 (14.59%) Continuous Integration
11 61 (14.35%) Open Source
12 59 (13.88%) Problem-Solving
13 56 (13.18%) Test Automation
14 53 (12.47%) Data Analysis
14 53 (12.47%) OO
15 51 (12.00%) Computer Vision
16 50 (11.76%) TDD
17 47 (11.06%) DevOps
17 47 (11.06%) Multithreading
17 47 (11.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 248 (58.35%) C++
2 182 (42.82%) Python
3 144 (33.88%) C#
4 141 (33.18%) Java
5 104 (24.47%) C
6 79 (18.59%) SQL
7 68 (16.00%) JavaScript
8 67 (15.76%) MATLAB
9 45 (10.59%) R
10 33 (7.76%) Kotlin
11 30 (7.06%) Scala
12 14 (3.29%) Go
13 13 (3.06%) TypeScript
14 12 (2.82%) Embedded C++
15 11 (2.59%) Fortran
16 9 (2.12%) Embedded C
17 8 (1.88%) F#
17 8 (1.88%) VB.NET
18 6 (1.41%) XAML
19 5 (1.18%) ML
Qualifications
1 155 (36.47%) Degree
2 71 (16.71%) Security Cleared
3 61 (14.35%) PhD
4 60 (14.12%) SC Cleared
5 51 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (4.00%) DV Cleared
7 14 (3.29%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (1.41%) AWS Certification
9 5 (1.18%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.71%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.47%) HND
12 1 (0.24%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.24%) MBA
12 1 (0.24%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.41%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.71%) QA
3 2 (0.47%) JTAG
4 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (15.76%) Docker
2 23 (5.41%) VirtualBox
2 23 (5.41%) vSphere
3 12 (2.82%) Firmware
4 5 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.94%) iptables
5 4 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (5.88%) Ansible
2 22 (5.18%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.18%) vCenter Server
4 4 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (0.94%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (0.94%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (0.94%) vMotion
5 1 (0.24%) Graphite
5 1 (0.24%) Graylog
5 1 (0.24%) Nagios
5 1 (0.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (5.88%) SAP
2 23 (5.41%) Samsung
3 16 (3.76%) Google
3 16 (3.76%) Microsoft
4 12 (2.82%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 5 (1.18%) Cisco
5 5 (1.18%) VMware
6 4 (0.94%) F5
6 4 (0.94%) Palo Alto
6 4 (0.94%) ServiceNow
7 3 (0.71%) Oracle
7 3 (0.71%) Tableau
8 1 (0.24%) Borland
8 1 (0.24%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.24%) Dataiku
8 1 (0.24%) Mentor Graphics
8 1 (0.24%) Parasoft