The median annual salary for an Algorithm Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Algorithm Engineer
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 862 920 952
Rank change year-on-year +58 +32  
Permanent jobs requiring an Algorithm Engineer 12 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.015% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.016% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 14
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £57,500 £67,375
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% -4.34%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 284135 352965 396755
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Algorithm Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Algorithm Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Algorithm Engineer in the UK

Algorithm Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Algorithm Engineer.

Salary trend for Algorithm Engineer in the UK

Algorithm Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Algorithm Engineer over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Algorithm Engineer in the UK

Algorithm Engineer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithm Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +45 11 £50,000 -9.09% 6
UK excluding London +30 7 £50,000 -9.09% 5
South East +38 5 £50,000 -9.09% 2
London +34 5 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Scotland - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - - 2

Algorithm Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Algorithm Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Algorithm Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (84.62%) Algorithms
2 29 (74.36%) C++
3 24 (61.54%) Mathematics
4 23 (58.97%) PhD
5 21 (53.85%) C#
6 19 (48.72%) Machine Learning
7 18 (46.15%) Python
8 17 (43.59%) Physics
8 17 (43.59%) Degree
9 13 (33.33%) Ruby
9 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 13 (33.33%) Data Modelling
10 12 (30.77%) Image Processing
11 11 (28.21%) Big Data
12 9 (23.08%) Logistics
12 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (23.08%) Java
12 9 (23.08%) Master's Degree
12 9 (23.08%) Numerate Degree
13 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
14 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
14 7 (17.95%) Artificial Intelligence
15 6 (15.38%) Linux
15 6 (15.38%) MATLAB
15 6 (15.38%) RESTful
15 6 (15.38%) Low Latency
16 5 (12.82%) High-Frequency Trading
16 5 (12.82%) F#
16 5 (12.82%) WebSockets
16 5 (12.82%) NoSQL

Algorithm Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (7.69%) DNN
2 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Simulink
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) Big Data
2 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) Clang
3 2 (5.13%) Subversion
4 1 (2.56%) Ant
4 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
1 5 (12.82%) Games
2 4 (10.26%) Automotive
2 4 (10.26%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) RESTful
2 5 (12.82%) WebSockets
3 4 (10.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (7.69%) OpenCV
4 3 (7.69%) Theano
4 3 (7.69%) WPF
5 2 (5.13%) J2EE
5 2 (5.13%) jQuery
6 1 (2.56%) .NET
6 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.56%) D3.js
6 1 (2.56%) HTML
6 1 (2.56%) HTML5
6 1 (2.56%) Node.js
6 1 (2.56%) REST
6 1 (2.56%) Spring
6 1 (2.56%) STL
6 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (84.62%) Algorithms
2 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.26%) SystemC
5 3 (7.69%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.56%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Mathematics
2 19 (48.72%) Machine Learning
3 17 (43.59%) Physics
4 13 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 12 (30.77%) Image Processing
6 9 (23.08%) Logistics
7 7 (17.95%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (15.38%) Low Latency
9 5 (12.82%) High-Frequency Trading
10 4 (10.26%) Algorithmic Trading
10 4 (10.26%) Computer Vision
10 4 (10.26%) Neural Network
10 4 (10.26%) Open Source
10 4 (10.26%) Performance Optimisation
10 4 (10.26%) Refactoring
10 4 (10.26%) Reinforcement Learning
11 3 (7.69%) Deep Learning
11 3 (7.69%) OO
12 2 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) C++
2 21 (53.85%) C#
3 18 (46.15%) Python
4 13 (33.33%) Ruby
5 9 (23.08%) Java
6 6 (15.38%) MATLAB
7 5 (12.82%) F#
8 4 (10.26%) C
9 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
9 3 (7.69%) Scala
10 1 (2.56%) Lisp
10 1 (2.56%) R
10 1 (2.56%) SQL
10 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (58.97%) PhD
2 17 (43.59%) Degree
3 9 (23.08%) Master's Degree
3 9 (23.08%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) Facebook
1 1 (2.56%) Google
1 1 (2.56%) Minitab
1 1 (2.56%) Tableau
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