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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 267 341
Rank change year-on-year +26 +74  
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 1156 1274 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.35% 1.22% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.52% 2.97% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 958 1070 859
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -  

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 32862 42890 41924
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.44% 41.01% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26484 34271 33122
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,093 £29,651 £27,500
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +26 1121 £57,500 +4.54% 214
London -1 560 £65,000 -7.14% 125
South East +30 171 £47,500 +5.55% 19
East of England +38 148 £45,000 -13.87% 35
Cambridgeshire +16 115 £50,000 -4.76% 30
Cambridge +22 113 £50,000 +2.56% 29
City of London +47 112 £65,000 -7.14% 26
North West +40 89 £60,000 +54.83% 13
Manchester +28 77 £60,000 +71.42% 8
Oxfordshire -13 51 £50,000 - 7
Yorkshire +46 49 £60,000 +26.31% 5
Oxford -12 45 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Hampshire +39 39 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands +34 37 £37,000 -38.33% 4
East Midlands +15 36 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Berkshire +48 32 £45,000 -25.00% 2
South West +31 31 £45,000 - 3
Leeds +27 31 £60,000 +9.09% 4
West Yorkshire +19 31 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Hertfordshire +5 25 £52,500 +17.31% 3
Surrey +5 24 £57,500 +47.43% 4
Southampton +25 23 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Oldham - 23 £37,500 - 1
Scotland +16 21 £43,750 -39.65% 5
Reading +47 20 £50,000 -16.66% 2
South Yorkshire +21 18 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Sheffield +20 18 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Edinburgh +9 16 £42,500 -41.37% 3
West End of London +22 15 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Devon +7 13 £45,000 +20.00%

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1036 (44.03%) Java
2 891 (37.87%) Python
3 809 (34.38%) C++
4 799 (33.96%) Computer Science
5 772 (32.81%) Degree
6 771 (32.77%) Software Engineering
7 703 (29.88%) Machine Learning
8 693 (29.45%) Data Structures
9 671 (28.52%) Mathematics
10 611 (25.97%) SQL
11 590 (25.07%) Agile Software Development
12 503 (21.38%) OO
13 497 (21.12%) Finance
14 490 (20.82%) C#
15 485 (20.61%) Big Data
16 477 (20.27%) Linux
17 424 (18.02%) PhD
18 381 (16.19%) Analytics
19 350 (14.87%) NoSQL
20 333 (14.15%) R
21 313 (13.30%) C
22 309 (13.13%) Git (software)
23 306 (13.00%) Apache Spark
24 288 (12.24%) JavaScript
25 274 (11.64%) Multithreading
25 274 (11.64%) Physics
26 271 (11.52%) Hadoop
27 265 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
28 263 (11.18%) .NET
29 239 (10.16%) 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
1 306 (13.00%) Apache Spark
2 142 (6.03%) Elasticsearch
3 75 (3.19%) SAS
4 60 (2.55%) Apache
5 48 (2.04%) Apache Solr
6 30 (1.27%) Apache Pig
7 18 (0.76%) IIS
8 11 (0.47%) WebSphere
9 10 (0.42%) SharePoint
9 10 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (0.34%) NServiceBus
10 8 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (0.34%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.30%) Apache Airflow
11 7 (0.30%) Luigi
12 6 (0.25%) IBM HTTP Server
12 6 (0.25%) Jupyter
12 6 (0.25%) Mule
12 6 (0.25%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.25%) Tornado
Applications
1 66 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 20 (0.85%) Simulink
3 18 (0.76%) SPSS
4 16 (0.68%) GNU Octave
5 11 (0.47%) MS Office
6 6 (0.25%) EViews
6 6 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.25%) Weka
7 5 (0.21%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.085%) InDesign
9 2 (0.085%) Maple
9 2 (0.085%) Mathcad
10 1 (0.042%) Gephi
10 1 (0.042%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.042%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.42%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 7 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.25%) SAP CAR
3 6 (0.25%) SAP Retail
4 3 (0.13%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.085%) BondVision
5 2 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.085%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.085%) Magento
5 2 (0.085%) MetaTrader
5 2 (0.085%) SAP POS DM
6 1 (0.042%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.042%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.042%) Odoo
6 1 (0.042%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.042%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.042%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.042%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 196 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
4 48 (2.04%) GitHub
5 40 (1.70%) SaaS
6 21 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
8 17 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
9 15 (0.64%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.51%) Google Analytics
11 9 (0.38%) Office 365
12 7 (0.30%) PaaS
13 6 (0.25%) Azure Machine Learning
14 3 (0.13%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.13%) Google Play
14 3 (0.13%) Slack
14 3 (0.13%) Yammer
15 2 (0.085%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.085%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.085%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.04%) HTTP
1 48 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 36 (1.53%) Internet
3 24 (1.02%) Wireless
4 22 (0.93%) Skype
5 21 (0.89%) DNS
5 21 (0.89%) Firewall
6 20 (0.85%) LDAP
7 18 (0.76%) FTP
8 15 (0.64%) Wireshark
9 14 (0.59%) Ethernet
9 14 (0.59%) RS-232
9 14 (0.59%) SSL
10 12 (0.51%) Bluetooth
11 11 (0.47%) InfiniBand
11 11 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (0.42%) HTTPS
12 10 (0.42%) Kerberos
13 9 (0.38%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 485 (20.61%) Big Data
2 350 (14.87%) NoSQL
3 271 (11.52%) Hadoop
4 146 (6.20%) Data Mining
4 146 (6.20%) Relational Database
5 134 (5.69%) MongoDB
6 131 (5.57%) SQL Server
7 112 (4.76%) MySQL
8 82 (3.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 61 (2.59%) Apache Hive
10 56 (2.38%) HBase
11 55 (2.34%) RDBMS
12 47 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
13 39 (1.66%) GIS
14 38 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
15 37 (1.57%) Neo4j
16 32 (1.36%) Redis
17 24 (1.02%) Text Mining
18 18 (0.76%) KDB
19 13 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 309 (13.13%) Git (software)
2 169 (7.18%) Subversion
3 118 (5.01%) Mercurial
4 98 (4.16%) Visual Studio
5 51 (2.17%) Jenkins
6 38 (1.61%) Maven
7 36 (1.53%) JUnit
8 34 (1.44%) JIRA
9 30 (1.27%) NUnit
10 28 (1.19%) Eclipse
11 20 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (0.81%) TeamCity
13 17 (0.72%) LabVIEW
13 17 (0.72%) Vagrant
14 16 (0.68%) Mockito
15 15 (0.64%) Gradle
16 14 (0.59%) Ant
17 12 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
18 10 (0.42%) SpecFlow
19 7 (0.30%) Selenium
General
1 497 (21.12%) Finance
2 131 (5.57%) Banking
3 107 (4.55%) Games
4 97 (4.12%) Marketing
5 96 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 77 (3.27%) Advertising
7 72 (3.06%) Electronics
8 65 (2.76%) Front Office
9 60 (2.55%) Retail
10 56 (2.38%) Investment Banking
11 39 (1.66%) Automotive
11 39 (1.66%) Financial Institution
11 39 (1.66%) Manufacturing
12 36 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
13 33 (1.40%) Aerospace
14 21 (0.89%) Publishing
15 13 (0.55%) Back Office
16 11 (0.47%) Legal
17 8 (0.34%) Military
18 6 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1088 (46.24%) Developer
2 425 (18.06%) Java Developer
3 362 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 313 (13.30%) Data Scientist
5 210 (8.92%) C++ Developer
6 177 (7.52%) Software Developer
7 175 (7.44%) Senior Developer
8 161 (6.84%) Java Engineer
9 129 (5.48%) C# Developer
10 126 (5.35%) Java Software Engineer
11 116 (4.93%) Senior Software Engineer
12 110 (4.67%) C++ Software Engineer
12 110 (4.67%) Senior Java Developer
13 101 (4.29%) Python Developer
14 93 (3.95%) Graduate
15 88 (3.74%) .NET Developer
16 87 (3.70%) Data Engineer
16 87 (3.70%) Senior Data Scientist
17 77 (3.27%) Architect
18 74 (3.14%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (11.18%) .NET
2 209 (8.88%) HTML
3 157 (6.67%) CSS
4 132 (5.61%) AngularJS
5 124 (5.27%) XML
6 116 (4.93%) Web Services
7 114 (4.84%) JSON
8 107 (4.55%) Node.js
9 95 (4.04%) HTML5
10 92 (3.91%) STL
11 91 (3.87%) React
12 90 (3.82%) REST
13 87 (3.70%) jQuery
14 78 (3.31%) Spring
15 76 (3.23%) Natural Language Processing
16 68 (2.89%) ASP.NET
17 65 (2.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 58 (2.46%) Ajax
19 54 (2.29%) OpenGL
20 53 (2.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 799 (33.96%) Computer Science
2 693 (29.45%) Data Structures
3 265 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
4 124 (5.27%) Equities
5 108 (4.59%) Hedge funds
6 82 (3.48%) Fintech
7 81 (3.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 59 (2.51%) Mobile App
9 54 (2.29%) Derivative
10 52 (2.21%) User Experience
11 46 (1.95%) Fixed Income
12 45 (1.91%) Client/Server
13 37 (1.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 29 (1.23%) Social Media
15 26 (1.10%) Virtual Team
16 24 (1.02%) 3D Graphics
16 24 (1.02%) Augmented Reality
16 24 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
16 24 (1.02%) Robotics
17 23 (0.98%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 477 (20.27%) Linux
2 226 (9.60%) Unix
3 166 (7.05%) Windows
4 84 (3.57%) Android
5 80 (3.40%) Apple iOS
6 31 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
7 18 (0.76%) Windows Server
8 14 (0.59%) Solaris
8 14 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.55%) Mac OS
10 10 (0.42%) AIX
10 10 (0.42%) Windows 10
10 10 (0.42%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.13%) CentOS
11 3 (0.13%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.13%) Tizen
11 3 (0.13%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.085%) Debian
13 1 (0.042%) MeeGo
Processes & Methodologies
1 771 (32.77%) Software Engineering
2 703 (29.88%) Machine Learning
3 671 (28.52%) Mathematics
4 590 (25.07%) Agile Software Development
5 503 (21.38%) OO
6 381 (16.19%) Analytics
7 274 (11.64%) Multithreading
7 274 (11.64%) Physics
8 239 (10.16%) Statistics
9 235 (9.99%) Continuous Integration
10 224 (9.52%) TDD
11 197 (8.37%) OOD
12 186 (7.90%) Visualisation
13 185 (7.86%) OOP
14 169 (7.18%) Automated Testing
15 167 (7.10%) Low Latency
16 157 (6.67%) Data Analysis
17 154 (6.54%) Artificial Intelligence
18 153 (6.50%) Open Source
19 132 (5.61%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1036 (44.03%) Java
2 891 (37.87%) Python
3 809 (34.38%) C++
4 611 (25.97%) SQL
5 490 (20.82%) C#
6 333 (14.15%) R
7 313 (13.30%) C
8 288 (12.24%) JavaScript
9 224 (9.52%) MATLAB
10 181 (7.69%) Scala
11 103 (4.38%) PHP
12 64 (2.72%) Ruby
13 55 (2.34%) Perl
14 53 (2.25%) Objective-C
15 45 (1.91%) Embedded C
16 36 (1.53%) Bash Shell
16 36 (1.53%) T-SQL
17 30 (1.27%) Apple Swift
18 29 (1.23%) VB
19 27 (1.15%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 772 (32.81%) Degree
2 424 (18.02%) PhD
3 48 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 23 (0.98%) SC Cleared
5 21 (0.89%) Postgraduate
6 18 (0.76%) DV Cleared
7 13 (0.55%) ISEB
8 10 (0.42%) CISSP
9 9 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.30%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.25%) CISM
12 4 (0.17%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.085%) CISA
13 2 (0.085%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.085%) SAS Certification
14 1 (0.042%) CCNA
14 1 (0.042%) CCSP
14 1 (0.042%) GIAC
14 1 (0.042%) MCSD
14 1 (0.042%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (3.10%) QA
2 9 (0.38%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.30%) ISO26262
4 5 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.17%) MiFID
6 3 (0.13%) EMIR
6 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.085%) ISO13485
7 2 (0.085%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.042%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.042%) FISMA
8 1 (0.042%) GAMP
8 1 (0.042%) GDPR
8 1 (0.042%) GxP
8 1 (0.042%) JTAG
8 1 (0.042%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.042%) SLA
System Software
1 121 (5.14%) Docker
2 46 (1.95%) Firmware
3 21 (0.89%) HDFS
4 15 (0.64%) Active Directory
5 12 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.42%) XenApp
7 9 (0.38%) vSphere
8 6 (0.25%) Xen
9 5 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.085%) KVM
10 2 (0.085%) LXC
11 1 (0.042%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.042%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 1 (0.042%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.042%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 37 (1.57%) Kubernetes
1 37 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
2 34 (1.44%) Puppet
3 29 (1.23%) Ansible
4 18 (0.76%) Mesos
5 10 (0.42%) CA Single Sign-On
5 10 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (0.34%) rkt
7 7 (0.30%) Kibana
8 6 (0.25%) Nagios
9 5 (0.21%) logstash
10 4 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
10 4 (0.17%) Marathon
10 4 (0.17%) QRadar
10 4 (0.17%) Salt
10 4 (0.17%) yum
10 4 (0.17%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.085%) Grafana
11 2 (0.085%) Terraform
12 1 (0.042%) Opsview
Vendors
1 120 (5.10%) Oracle
2 106 (4.50%) Microsoft
3 58 (2.46%) Google
4 27 (1.15%) IBM
5 26 (1.10%) Tableau
6 25 (1.06%) SAP
7 23 (0.98%) Cloudera
8 21 (0.89%) Hortonworks
9 18 (0.76%) Cisco
10 15 (0.64%) MapR
11 14 (0.59%) Xamarin
12 13 (0.55%) VMware
13 12 (0.51%) New Relic
13 12 (0.51%) Reuters
14 11 (0.47%) Intel
14 11 (0.47%) Twitter
15 10 (0.42%) CA
16 9 (0.38%) EMC
16 9 (0.38%) Splunk
16 9 (0.38%) Zend
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