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 3 months to 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 283 298
Rank change year-on-year +53 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 1249 1110 1159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.47% 1.11% 1.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.54% 2.65% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1022 955 959
Median salary £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.72% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 35288 41896 44191
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.51% 42.02% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 28128 34157 35030
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Algorithms as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Algorithms in the UK

Algorithms
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 May 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 +52 1220 £57,500 +4.54% 238
London +37 604 £67,250 +3.46% 142
East of England +50 208 £50,000 +11.11% 28
South East +51 170 £42,500 -5.55% 22
Cambridgeshire +27 160 £50,000 +11.11% 19
Cambridge +21 159 £50,000 +5.26% 19
City of London +27 90 £65,000 +6.12% 21
North West +23 86 £60,000 +50.00% 19
Manchester +20 69 £60,000 +50.00% 9
East Midlands +35 51 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +49 50 £60,000 +9.09% 15
West Midlands +34 46 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Oxfordshire -25 42 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Oxford -22 38 £47,250 -14.09% 3
Buckinghamshire +37 37 £35,356 +41.42% 3
Hertfordshire +3 37 £35,000 -22.22% 5
West Yorkshire +25 34 £60,000 +9.09% 9
Milton Keynes +27 33 £35,356 +41.42% 1
Hampshire +39 32 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Leeds +36 32 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Northamptonshire +26 27 £32,500 -13.33%
South West -7 27 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Berkshire +30 25 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Coventry +24 25 £40,000 -
Northampton +22 21 £32,500 -13.33%
Surrey +34 19 £47,500 +21.79% 3
Scotland +21 18 £42,500 -10.52% 9
West End of London +17 18 £35,000 -12.50% 10
Reading +19 16 £45,000 +12.50%
Southampton +13 14 £50,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1060 (44.65%) Java
2 967 (40.73%) Python
3 857 (36.10%) C++
4 824 (34.71%) Computer Science
5 798 (33.61%) Degree
6 739 (31.13%) Software Engineering
7 731 (30.79%) Machine Learning
8 703 (29.61%) Data Structures
9 653 (27.51%) Mathematics
10 621 (26.16%) SQL
11 588 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
12 516 (21.74%) Finance
13 504 (21.23%) C#
14 480 (20.22%) OO
15 477 (20.09%) PhD
16 474 (19.97%) Linux
17 444 (18.70%) Big Data
18 364 (15.33%) Analytics
19 360 (15.16%) C
20 355 (14.95%) NoSQL
21 349 (14.70%) Git (software)
22 340 (14.32%) R
23 321 (13.52%) Physics
24 300 (12.64%) JavaScript
25 273 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
26 270 (11.37%) Multithreading
27 265 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
28 256 (10.78%) MATLAB
28 256 (10.78%) Apache Spark
29 250 (10.53%) Test Automation

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
1 256 (10.78%) Apache Spark
2 116 (4.89%) Elasticsearch
3 85 (3.58%) SAS
4 69 (2.91%) Apache
5 36 (1.52%) Apache Solr
6 31 (1.31%) Apache Pig
7 18 (0.76%) Tomcat
8 14 (0.59%) JBoss
9 12 (0.51%) IIS
10 11 (0.46%) WebSphere
10 11 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (0.38%) SharePoint
12 8 (0.34%) CMS
13 7 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
13 7 (0.29%) Luigi
14 6 (0.25%) ArcGIS
14 6 (0.25%) IBM HTTP Server
14 6 (0.25%) NServiceBus
14 6 (0.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 31 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (1.01%) Simulink
3 23 (0.97%) SPSS
4 11 (0.46%) GNU Octave
5 7 (0.29%) Maple
5 7 (0.29%) Weka
6 6 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.21%) InDesign
7 5 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (0.17%) Mathcad
9 3 (0.13%) EViews
10 2 (0.084%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.042%) Gephi
11 1 (0.042%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.042%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.42%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 5 (0.21%) SAP CAR
3 5 (0.21%) SAP Retail
4 3 (0.13%) Magento
4 3 (0.13%) MetaTrader
4 3 (0.13%) SAP POS DM
5 2 (0.084%) BondVision
5 2 (0.084%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.084%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.084%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.042%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.042%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.042%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 181 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
4 40 (1.68%) SaaS
5 32 (1.35%) GitHub
6 15 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
7 13 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (0.42%) Google Analytics
9 9 (0.38%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.29%) Office 365
11 7 (0.29%) PaaS
12 6 (0.25%) Azure Machine Learning
13 5 (0.21%) Google Play
14 3 (0.13%) Slack
15 2 (0.084%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.084%) AWS Lambda
16 1 (0.042%) Adobe Analytics
16 1 (0.042%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.15%) HTTP
2 45 (1.90%) Wireless
3 43 (1.81%) TCP/IP
4 38 (1.60%) Internet
5 25 (1.05%) Skype
6 21 (0.88%) Firewall
7 20 (0.84%) InfiniBand
8 19 (0.80%) Bluetooth
8 19 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
9 17 (0.72%) SSL
10 16 (0.67%) LDAP
11 14 (0.59%) DNS
12 13 (0.55%) RS-232
12 13 (0.55%) SAN
13 12 (0.51%) DVB
13 12 (0.51%) FTP
13 12 (0.51%) LTE
14 10 (0.42%) HTTPS
14 10 (0.42%) OFDM
15 9 (0.38%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 444 (18.70%) Big Data
2 355 (14.95%) NoSQL
3 232 (9.77%) Hadoop
4 142 (5.98%) Data Mining
5 139 (5.86%) MongoDB
6 131 (5.52%) SQL Server
7 129 (5.43%) Relational Database
8 124 (5.22%) MySQL
9 78 (3.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 68 (2.86%) Apache Hive
10 68 (2.86%) HBase
11 49 (2.06%) Redis
12 48 (2.02%) RDBMS
13 42 (1.77%) Neo4j
14 41 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
15 39 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
16 31 (1.31%) Text Mining
17 29 (1.22%) GIS
18 18 (0.76%) Oracle Database
18 18 (0.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 349 (14.70%) Git (software)
2 210 (8.85%) Subversion
3 139 (5.86%) Mercurial
4 99 (4.17%) Visual Studio
5 53 (2.23%) Jenkins
6 51 (2.15%) Maven
7 47 (1.98%) JIRA
8 39 (1.64%) JUnit
9 32 (1.35%) NUnit
10 30 (1.26%) TeamCity
11 27 (1.14%) LabVIEW
12 26 (1.10%) Ant
13 23 (0.97%) Eclipse
14 22 (0.93%) Selenium
15 18 (0.76%) Mockito
16 17 (0.72%) Xcode
17 13 (0.55%) Hudson
17 13 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
18 12 (0.51%) Android Studio
18 12 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 516 (21.74%) Finance
2 118 (4.97%) Banking
3 115 (4.84%) Games
4 101 (4.25%) Marketing
5 94 (3.96%) Electronics
6 85 (3.58%) Retail
7 82 (3.45%) Telecoms
8 71 (2.99%) Investment Banking
9 66 (2.78%) Front Office
10 55 (2.32%) Financial Institution
11 47 (1.98%) Advertising
12 46 (1.94%) Automotive
13 39 (1.64%) Aerospace
14 38 (1.60%) Manufacturing
15 31 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 27 (1.14%) Retail Banking
17 18 (0.76%) Legal
17 18 (0.76%) Publishing
18 12 (0.51%) Back Office
19 6 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 1013 (42.67%) Developer
2 397 (16.72%) Software Engineer
3 377 (15.88%) Java Developer
4 318 (13.40%) Data Scientist
5 192 (8.09%) Software Developer
6 185 (7.79%) C++ Developer
7 156 (6.57%) Senior Developer
8 155 (6.53%) Java Engineer
9 146 (6.15%) C++ Software Engineer
10 122 (5.14%) Java Software Engineer
11 121 (5.10%) Python Developer
12 115 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
13 101 (4.25%) Graduate
14 96 (4.04%) Senior Java Developer
15 95 (4.00%) C# Developer
16 91 (3.83%) Senior Data Scientist
17 78 (3.29%) Senior Java Engineer
18 77 (3.24%) Senior Java Software Engineer
19 76 (3.20%) Data Engineer
20 70 (2.95%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (9.56%) .NET
2 200 (8.42%) HTML
3 162 (6.82%) CSS
4 126 (5.31%) AngularJS
5 122 (5.14%) JSON
6 118 (4.97%) Natural Language Processing
7 116 (4.89%) Web Services
8 111 (4.68%) XML
9 103 (4.34%) REST
10 95 (4.00%) Node.js
10 95 (4.00%) STL
11 89 (3.75%) Spring
12 86 (3.62%) React
13 83 (3.50%) HTML5
14 82 (3.45%) jQuery
15 66 (2.78%) ASP.NET
15 66 (2.78%) J2EE
16 58 (2.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 55 (2.32%) RESTful
18 53 (2.23%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 824 (34.71%) Computer Science
2 703 (29.61%) Data Structures
3 273 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
4 110 (4.63%) Greenfield Project
5 89 (3.75%) Hedge funds
6 80 (3.37%) Fintech
7 72 (3.03%) Equities
8 71 (2.99%) Mobile App
9 65 (2.74%) User Experience
10 63 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 43 (1.81%) Derivative
11 43 (1.81%) Virtual Team
12 39 (1.64%) Smart City
13 37 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
14 36 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 36 (1.52%) Fixed Income
15 34 (1.43%) Management Information System
16 31 (1.31%) Augmented Reality
17 30 (1.26%) Social Media
18 25 (1.05%) mHealth
Operating Systems
1 474 (19.97%) Linux
2 198 (8.34%) Windows
3 178 (7.50%) Unix
4 100 (4.21%) Android
5 97 (4.09%) Apple iOS
6 33 (1.39%) Embedded Linux
7 16 (0.67%) Mac OS
7 16 (0.67%) Windows Server
8 15 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (0.59%) Solaris
10 12 (0.51%) Windows 10
10 12 (0.51%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.42%) AIX
12 3 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (0.13%) CentOS
12 3 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.084%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 739 (31.13%) Software Engineering
2 731 (30.79%) Machine Learning
3 653 (27.51%) Mathematics
4 588 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
5 480 (20.22%) OO
6 364 (15.33%) Analytics
7 321 (13.52%) Physics
8 270 (11.37%) Multithreading
9 265 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
10 250 (10.53%) Test Automation
11 239 (10.07%) Statistics
12 213 (8.97%) TDD
13 206 (8.68%) Artificial Intelligence
14 198 (8.34%) Visualisation
15 179 (7.54%) Data Analysis
16 166 (6.99%) OOD
17 157 (6.61%) OOP
18 149 (6.28%) Scrum
19 134 (5.64%) Low Latency
20 131 (5.52%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1060 (44.65%) Java
2 967 (40.73%) Python
3 857 (36.10%) C++
4 621 (26.16%) SQL
5 504 (21.23%) C#
6 360 (15.16%) C
7 340 (14.32%) R
8 300 (12.64%) JavaScript
9 256 (10.78%) MATLAB
10 167 (7.03%) Scala
11 116 (4.89%) PHP
12 66 (2.78%) Ruby
13 64 (2.70%) Objective-C
14 62 (2.61%) Perl
15 54 (2.27%) Embedded C
16 40 (1.68%) Apple Swift
17 34 (1.43%) Fortran
18 33 (1.39%) T-SQL
19 28 (1.18%) VB
20 26 (1.10%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 798 (33.61%) Degree
2 477 (20.09%) PhD
3 169 (7.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 108 (4.55%) Numerate Degree
5 68 (2.86%) Master's Degree
6 42 (1.77%) Security Cleared
7 29 (1.22%) SC Cleared
8 11 (0.46%) ISEB
9 10 (0.42%) Postgraduate
9 10 (0.42%) Sun Certification
10 9 (0.38%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.25%) CISSP
12 3 (0.13%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.13%) CISM
13 2 (0.084%) SAS Certification
14 1 (0.042%) CCSP
14 1 (0.042%) CISA
14 1 (0.042%) HND
14 1 (0.042%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.042%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.58%) QA
2 11 (0.46%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.34%) MiFID
5 7 (0.29%) ISO 26262
6 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.13%) EMIR
7 3 (0.13%) SLA
8 2 (0.084%) FIPS 140-2
8 2 (0.084%) GCP
8 2 (0.084%) IEC 62304
8 2 (0.084%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.084%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.084%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.042%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.042%) FISMA
9 1 (0.042%) GAMP
9 1 (0.042%) GDPR
System Software
1 106 (4.47%) Docker
2 57 (2.40%) Firmware
3 19 (0.80%) HDFS
4 15 (0.63%) Active Directory
5 12 (0.51%) XenApp
6 10 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.34%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (0.29%) vSphere
9 5 (0.21%) etcd
9 5 (0.21%) Varnish
10 4 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.13%) Xen
12 2 (0.084%) KVM
12 2 (0.084%) LXC
13 1 (0.042%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 27 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (1.10%) Ansible
3 21 (0.88%) Kubernetes
3 21 (0.88%) Puppet
4 11 (0.46%) Mesos
5 10 (0.42%) CA Single Sign-On
5 10 (0.42%) Terraform
6 7 (0.29%) Kibana
7 5 (0.21%) Consul
7 5 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (0.21%) Nagios
8 4 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (0.17%) logstash
8 4 (0.17%) Marathon
8 4 (0.17%) rkt
8 4 (0.17%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.13%) yum
10 2 (0.084%) Grafana
10 2 (0.084%) QRadar
11 1 (0.042%) Opsview
Vendors
1 148 (6.23%) Oracle
2 84 (3.54%) Microsoft
3 60 (2.53%) Google
4 43 (1.81%) Tableau
5 31 (1.31%) SAP
6 28 (1.18%) IBM
7 22 (0.93%) Perforce
8 15 (0.63%) Bloomberg
9 14 (0.59%) Cloudera
10 13 (0.55%) Reuters
10 13 (0.55%) TIBCO
11 12 (0.51%) Cisco
11 12 (0.51%) Hortonworks
11 12 (0.51%) Sybase
11 12 (0.51%) Xamarin
12 11 (0.46%) Apple
12 11 (0.46%) MapR
12 11 (0.46%) New Relic
12 11 (0.46%) Twitter
13 10 (0.42%) Teradata
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Gym
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon People
Salary: £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chinnor, Oxfordshire
Fuel3D
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Share Option Scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Impressive Package!
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Agile Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits, pension healthcare etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £110k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £125,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £55000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DoE + excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago