Period
to 16 August 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithms over the 6 months to 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 285 301
Rank change year-on-year +49 +16 -73
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 2682 2311 2312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.52% 1.17% 1.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.55% 2.80% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2090 2049 1954
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £93,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.43% +3.75%

Algorithms is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75584 82519 89404
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.78% 41.66% 41.15%
Number of salaries quoted 57618 67459 71200
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Algorithms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in the UK

Algorithms
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Algorithms in the UK

Algorithms
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Algorithms over the 6 months to 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Algorithms in the UK

Algorithms
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithms within the UK over the 6 months to 16 August 2017. 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
England +51 2587 £57,500 +4.55% 308
London +29 1355 £65,000 - 192
UK excluding London +68 1310 £50,000 +11.11% 132
East of England +66 432 £50,000 +11.11% 29
South East +28 321 £45,000 -10.00% 33
North of England +84 256 £60,000 +50.00% 28
North West +37 153 £60,000 +50.00% 11
Midlands +5 128 £40,000 -0.62% 13
South West +33 108 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Yorkshire +45 85 £60,000 +9.09% 16
East Midlands +23 75 £37,500 -6.25% 3
West Midlands +3 69 £40,000 -4.48% 10
Scotland +46 62 £40,000 -15.79% 14
North East +30 18 £35,000 -15.15% 1
Northern Ireland -6 10 £45,000 -14.29% 1
Wales +1 9 £24,000 -52.00% 1

For the 6 months to 16 August 2017, IT jobs citing Algorithms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 1177 (43.89%) Python
2 1171 (43.66%) Java
3 994 (37.06%) Computer Science
4 976 (36.39%) C++
5 895 (33.37%) Degree
6 865 (32.25%) Machine Learning
7 782 (29.16%) Data Structures
8 765 (28.52%) Software Engineering
9 755 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
10 733 (27.33%) Mathematics
11 717 (26.73%) Finance
12 697 (25.99%) SQL
13 570 (21.25%) C#
14 537 (20.02%) OO
15 535 (19.95%) PhD
16 472 (17.60%) Linux
17 450 (16.78%) Analytics
18 445 (16.59%) Big Data
19 423 (15.77%) C
20 402 (14.99%) Physics
21 396 (14.77%) Git (software)
22 394 (14.69%) JavaScript
23 375 (13.98%) R
24 371 (13.83%) NoSQL
25 332 (12.38%) Multithreading
26 315 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
27 309 (11.52%) Windows
28 283 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
29 278 (10.37%) MATLAB
30 266 (9.92%) Statistics

Algorithms
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
1 260 (9.69%) Apache Spark
2 117 (4.36%) SAS
3 105 (3.91%) Apache
4 69 (2.57%) Tomcat
5 68 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
6 61 (2.27%) JBoss
7 37 (1.38%) Apache Pig
8 24 (0.89%) Apache Solr
9 13 (0.48%) WebSphere
10 12 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
11 11 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.22%) Confluence
14 5 (0.19%) CMS
15 4 (0.15%) Jupyter
15 4 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.15%) Tornado
16 3 (0.11%) nginx
16 3 (0.11%) SharePoint
17 2 (0.075%) IIS
Applications
1 37 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (1.08%) SPSS
3 19 (0.71%) Simulink
4 12 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (0.26%) InDesign
6 7 (0.26%) Maple
7 5 (0.19%) Mathcad
7 5 (0.19%) Weka
8 4 (0.15%) Chatbot
9 3 (0.11%) GNU Octave
10 2 (0.075%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.037%) Gephi
11 1 (0.037%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 9 (0.34%) SAP CAR
1 9 (0.34%) SAP Retail
2 8 (0.30%) MetaTrader
2 8 (0.30%) SAP POS DM
3 3 (0.11%) Magento
4 2 (0.075%) BondVision
4 2 (0.075%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 2 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.037%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.037%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.037%) Odoo
5 1 (0.037%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 169 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (1.72%) GitHub
4 36 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
5 33 (1.23%) SaaS
6 15 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 14 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
8 12 (0.45%) Google Analytics
9 10 (0.37%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
10 8 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.26%) Azure Machine Learning
12 6 (0.22%) Google Play
13 5 (0.19%) Azure Data Factory
13 5 (0.19%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.15%) PaaS
15 3 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
16 2 (0.075%) AWS Lambda
16 2 (0.075%) Slack
17 1 (0.037%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 85 (3.17%) TCP/IP
2 79 (2.95%) HTTP
3 55 (2.05%) Wireless
4 47 (1.75%) SSL
5 46 (1.72%) Internet
6 22 (0.82%) InfiniBand
7 21 (0.78%) WLAN
8 20 (0.75%) Bluetooth
9 19 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (0.67%) Skype
11 17 (0.63%) RS-232
11 17 (0.63%) SAN
12 13 (0.48%) RS-485
13 11 (0.41%) DVB
13 11 (0.41%) LTE
14 10 (0.37%) Firewall
14 10 (0.37%) Kerberos
15 8 (0.30%) DNS
15 8 (0.30%) ICMP
16 7 (0.26%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 445 (16.59%) Big Data
2 371 (13.83%) NoSQL
3 230 (8.58%) Relational Database
4 226 (8.43%) Hadoop
5 199 (7.42%) Data Mining
6 192 (7.16%) SQL Server
7 126 (4.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 117 (4.36%) MongoDB
9 100 (3.73%) MySQL
10 82 (3.06%) Redis
11 79 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
12 78 (2.91%) Neo4j
13 68 (2.54%) Apache Hive
13 68 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
14 67 (2.50%) HBase
15 63 (2.35%) RDBMS
16 56 (2.09%) Oracle Database
17 39 (1.45%) Text Mining
18 24 (0.89%) Power BI
19 23 (0.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 396 (14.77%) Git (software)
2 245 (9.13%) Subversion
3 161 (6.00%) Mercurial
4 109 (4.06%) Visual Studio
5 105 (3.91%) Maven
6 99 (3.69%) JIRA
7 93 (3.47%) JUnit
8 81 (3.02%) Jenkins
9 72 (2.68%) Ant
10 65 (2.42%) TeamCity
11 56 (2.09%) Hudson
12 49 (1.83%) EasyMock
12 49 (1.83%) jMock
13 29 (1.08%) Selenium
14 27 (1.01%) NUnit
15 26 (0.97%) Eclipse
16 24 (0.89%) LabVIEW
17 22 (0.82%) Xcode
18 20 (0.75%) Cucumber
18 20 (0.75%) MSTest
General
1 717 (26.73%) Finance
2 245 (9.13%) Banking
3 232 (8.65%) Retail
4 185 (6.90%) Investment Banking
5 158 (5.89%) Marketing
6 152 (5.67%) Retail Banking
7 149 (5.56%) Electronics
8 145 (5.41%) Games
9 108 (4.03%) Telecoms
10 74 (2.76%) Front Office
11 72 (2.68%) Manufacturing
12 47 (1.75%) Financial Institution
13 39 (1.45%) Automotive
14 32 (1.19%) Advertising
15 29 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
16 22 (0.82%) Aerospace
17 21 (0.78%) Back Office
17 21 (0.78%) Legal
18 14 (0.52%) Military
19 12 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 1025 (38.22%) Developer
2 484 (18.05%) Software Engineer
3 389 (14.50%) Data Scientist
4 327 (12.19%) Java Developer
5 261 (9.73%) Software Developer
6 203 (7.57%) C++ Software Engineer
7 200 (7.46%) C++ Developer
8 161 (6.00%) Java Engineer
9 155 (5.78%) Graduate
10 130 (4.85%) Senior Developer
11 128 (4.77%) Architect
12 126 (4.70%) Python Developer
13 124 (4.62%) Java Software Engineer
14 120 (4.47%) Senior Software Engineer
15 100 (3.73%) Graduate Developer
16 94 (3.50%) C# Developer
16 94 (3.50%) Senior Data Scientist
17 87 (3.24%) Senior Java Engineer
18 84 (3.13%) Machine Learning Engineer
19 77 (2.87%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (8.39%) HTML
2 221 (8.24%) .NET
3 202 (7.53%) CSS
4 183 (6.82%) Web Services
5 154 (5.74%) Natural Language Processing
6 143 (5.33%) XML
7 140 (5.22%) JSON
8 123 (4.59%) AngularJS
9 121 (4.51%) Spring
10 105 (3.91%) REST
11 104 (3.88%) RESTful
12 100 (3.73%) Node.js
13 94 (3.50%) Hibernate
14 90 (3.36%) React
15 88 (3.28%) jQuery
16 87 (3.24%) STL
17 85 (3.17%) SOAP
18 79 (2.95%) HTML5
19 70 (2.61%) TensorFlow
20 64 (2.39%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 994 (37.06%) Computer Science
2 782 (29.16%) Data Structures
3 315 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
4 125 (4.66%) User Experience
5 113 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
6 102 (3.80%) Mobile App
7 86 (3.21%) Fintech
8 79 (2.95%) Hedge funds
8 79 (2.95%) Management Information System
9 62 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
10 53 (1.98%) Derivative
10 53 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
10 53 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 51 (1.90%) Virtual Team
12 46 (1.72%) Robotics
13 42 (1.57%) Augmented Reality
14 41 (1.53%) Smart City
15 40 (1.49%) 3D Graphics
15 40 (1.49%) Equities
16 37 (1.38%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 472 (17.60%) Linux
2 309 (11.52%) Windows
3 246 (9.17%) Unix
4 105 (3.91%) Apple iOS
5 104 (3.88%) Android
6 32 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
7 21 (0.78%) Mac OS
8 10 (0.37%) Mac OS X
9 9 (0.34%) Solaris
9 9 (0.34%) Windows Server
10 8 (0.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 7 (0.26%) Windows 10
11 7 (0.26%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.15%) AIX
13 3 (0.11%) CentOS
13 3 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.11%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.11%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 865 (32.25%) Machine Learning
2 765 (28.52%) Software Engineering
3 755 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
4 733 (27.33%) Mathematics
5 537 (20.02%) OO
6 450 (16.78%) Analytics
7 402 (14.99%) Physics
8 332 (12.38%) Multithreading
9 283 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
10 266 (9.92%) Statistics
11 259 (9.66%) TDD
12 251 (9.36%) Scrum
13 249 (9.28%) OOD
14 248 (9.25%) Artificial Intelligence
15 227 (8.46%) Visualisation
16 213 (7.94%) Test Automation
17 199 (7.42%) E-Commerce
18 175 (6.52%) Data Analysis
19 170 (6.34%) Asset Management
20 160 (5.97%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1177 (43.89%) Python
2 1171 (43.66%) Java
3 976 (36.39%) C++
4 697 (25.99%) SQL
5 570 (21.25%) C#
6 423 (15.77%) C
7 394 (14.69%) JavaScript
8 375 (13.98%) R
9 278 (10.37%) MATLAB
10 210 (7.83%) Scala
11 125 (4.66%) Perl
12 124 (4.62%) Ruby
13 82 (3.06%) PHP
14 66 (2.46%) Objective-C
15 62 (2.31%) Groovy
16 54 (2.01%) Fortran
17 52 (1.94%) Embedded C
18 50 (1.86%) Shell Script
19 44 (1.64%) F#
20 37 (1.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 895 (33.37%) Degree
2 535 (19.95%) PhD
3 235 (8.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 119 (4.44%) Master's Degree
4 119 (4.44%) Numerate Degree
5 45 (1.68%) Security Cleared
6 39 (1.45%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.37%) Sun Certification
8 8 (0.30%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.11%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.11%) CISSP
9 3 (0.11%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.075%) CISM
10 2 (0.075%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.075%) HND
10 2 (0.075%) ISEB
10 2 (0.075%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.037%) CEH
11 1 (0.037%) MBA
11 1 (0.037%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (5.29%) QA
2 16 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.37%) MiFID
5 5 (0.19%) DO-254
6 4 (0.15%) SLA
7 3 (0.11%) ECSS
7 3 (0.11%) MISRA
7 3 (0.11%) MISRA C
8 2 (0.075%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.075%) EMIR
8 2 (0.075%) FIPS 140-2
8 2 (0.075%) GCP
8 2 (0.075%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.037%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.037%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.037%) GDPR
9 1 (0.037%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 77 (2.87%) Docker
2 56 (2.09%) Firmware
3 20 (0.75%) Apache Flume
3 20 (0.75%) HDFS
4 11 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 10 (0.37%) Active Directory
6 7 (0.26%) Varnish
6 7 (0.26%) XenApp
7 6 (0.22%) etcd
8 3 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.037%) KVM
9 1 (0.037%) LXC
9 1 (0.037%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.037%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (0.037%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (1.12%) Ansible
2 29 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (0.71%) Puppet
4 14 (0.52%) Terraform
5 11 (0.41%) Kubernetes
6 10 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (0.19%) Consul
8 4 (0.15%) Kibana
9 3 (0.11%) Mesos
10 2 (0.075%) CA Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.075%) SELinux
11 1 (0.037%) Control-M
11 1 (0.037%) logstash
11 1 (0.037%) Nagios
11 1 (0.037%) QRadar
11 1 (0.037%) Salt
11 1 (0.037%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 237 (8.84%) Oracle
2 88 (3.28%) Tableau
3 85 (3.17%) SAP
4 82 (3.06%) Microsoft
5 81 (3.02%) Google
6 77 (2.87%) Perforce
7 50 (1.86%) Murex
7 50 (1.86%) Sybase
8 49 (1.83%) CA Agile Central
9 35 (1.30%) IBM
10 31 (1.16%) GoldenSource
11 18 (0.67%) TIBCO
12 17 (0.63%) Adobe
13 16 (0.60%) Teradata
14 15 (0.56%) Apple
15 13 (0.48%) Bloomberg
15 13 (0.48%) MicroStrategy
16 12 (0.45%) Reuters
17 10 (0.37%) Facebook
18 9 (0.34%) Cloudera