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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Algorithms
UK
Rank 242 263 341
Rank change year-on-year +21 +78  
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 1154 1265 954
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.36% 1.23% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.54% 3.00% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 952 1071 833
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 £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  

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 32601 42162 41037
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.37% 40.95% 38.84%
Number of salaries quoted 26238 33707 32424
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,671 £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 24 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 24 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 1117 £57,500 +4.54% 235
London -2 561 £65,000 -7.14% 128
South East +28 166 £47,500 +5.55% 27
East of England +34 148 £45,000 -13.87% 40
Cambridgeshire +23 116 £50,000 -4.76% 34
City of London +67 114 £67,500 -6.89% 28
Cambridge +25 114 £50,000 +11.11% 33
North West +39 90 £60,000 +41.17% 10
Manchester +30 79 £60,000 +71.42% 6
Oxfordshire -15 51 £50,000 -9.09% 9
Yorkshire +40 49 £60,000 +29.72% 8
Oxford -10 45 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Hampshire +46 39 £45,000 - 6
South West +17 35 £45,000 - 4
West Midlands +27 34 £38,750 -35.41% 4
East Midlands +7 33 £42,500 +13.33% 9
West Yorkshire +26 31 £60,000 +9.09% 6
Leeds +18 31 £60,000 +9.09% 6
Berkshire +40 29 £40,000 -33.33% 4
Hertfordshire +2 24 £48,750 +8.93% 4
Surrey -1 24 £57,500 +39.39% 5
Oldham - 24 £37,500 - 1
Scotland +24 23 £43,750 -39.65% 5
Southampton +24 21 £45,000 -7.69% 3
Reading +36 17 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Sheffield +23 17 £60,000 +41.17% 2
South Yorkshire +17 17 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Edinburgh +6 17 £41,250 -43.10% 4
West End of London +21 14 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Devon +12 14 £45,000 +20.00%

Algorithms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 1037 (43.70%) Java
2 886 (37.34%) Python
3 818 (34.47%) C++
4 812 (34.22%) Computer Science
5 778 (32.79%) Degree
6 775 (32.66%) Software Engineering
7 706 (29.75%) Machine Learning
8 705 (29.71%) Data Structures
9 675 (28.45%) Mathematics
10 606 (25.54%) SQL
11 597 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
12 515 (21.70%) Finance
12 515 (21.70%) OO
13 491 (20.69%) C#
14 488 (20.56%) Big Data
15 485 (20.44%) Linux
16 419 (17.66%) PhD
17 382 (16.10%) Analytics
18 346 (14.58%) NoSQL
19 333 (14.03%) R
20 324 (13.65%) C
21 310 (13.06%) Apache Spark
22 305 (12.85%) Git (software)
23 295 (12.43%) JavaScript
24 279 (11.76%) Multithreading
25 275 (11.59%) Physics
26 273 (11.50%) Hadoop
26 273 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
27 266 (11.21%) .NET
28 239 (10.07%) Statistics

Algorithms
Top Related 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
1 310 (13.06%) Apache Spark
2 139 (5.86%) Elasticsearch
3 79 (3.33%) SAS
4 59 (2.49%) Apache
5 48 (2.02%) Apache Solr
6 28 (1.18%) Apache Pig
7 18 (0.76%) IIS
8 11 (0.46%) 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 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
11 7 (0.29%) Luigi
12 6 (0.25%) IBM HTTP Server
12 6 (0.25%) Mule
12 6 (0.25%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.25%) Tornado
13 5 (0.21%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 67 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 20 (0.84%) SPSS
3 19 (0.80%) Simulink
4 17 (0.72%) GNU Octave
5 10 (0.42%) MS Office
6 7 (0.29%) EViews
7 6 (0.25%) Weka
8 5 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.21%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.042%) Gephi
10 1 (0.042%) InDesign
10 1 (0.042%) Maple
10 1 (0.042%) Mathcad
10 1 (0.042%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.042%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.42%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 8 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.25%) SAP CAR
3 6 (0.25%) SAP Retail
4 3 (0.13%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.084%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.084%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.084%) Magento
5 2 (0.084%) MetaTrader
5 2 (0.084%) SAP POS DM
6 1 (0.042%) BondVision
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
1 200 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (2.19%) GitHub
4 51 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
5 38 (1.60%) SaaS
6 22 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
7 18 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
8 15 (0.63%) Amazon S3
9 11 (0.46%) Google Analytics
10 9 (0.38%) Office 365
10 9 (0.38%) PaaS
11 6 (0.25%) Azure Machine Learning
12 3 (0.13%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.13%) Heroku
12 3 (0.13%) Slack
12 3 (0.13%) Yammer
13 2 (0.084%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.084%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.084%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 49 (2.06%) HTTP
1 49 (2.06%) TCP/IP
2 32 (1.35%) Internet
3 22 (0.93%) Skype
3 22 (0.93%) Wireless
4 21 (0.88%) DNS
4 21 (0.88%) Firewall
5 19 (0.80%) LDAP
6 18 (0.76%) FTP
7 15 (0.63%) Wireshark
8 14 (0.59%) Ethernet
9 13 (0.55%) SSL
10 12 (0.51%) Bluetooth
10 12 (0.51%) RS-232
11 11 (0.46%) InfiniBand
11 11 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (0.42%) HTTPS
13 9 (0.38%) Kerberos
13 9 (0.38%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 488 (20.56%) Big Data
2 346 (14.58%) NoSQL
3 273 (11.50%) Hadoop
4 147 (6.19%) Data Mining
4 147 (6.19%) Relational Database
5 135 (5.69%) MongoDB
6 132 (5.56%) SQL Server
7 111 (4.68%) MySQL
8 82 (3.46%) Apache Cassandra
9 59 (2.49%) Apache Hive
10 57 (2.40%) RDBMS
11 53 (2.23%) HBase
12 46 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
13 40 (1.69%) GIS
14 39 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
15 37 (1.56%) Neo4j
16 32 (1.35%) Redis
17 24 (1.01%) Text Mining
18 19 (0.80%) KDB
19 14 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 305 (12.85%) Git (software)
2 166 (7.00%) Subversion
3 115 (4.85%) Mercurial
4 97 (4.09%) Visual Studio
5 50 (2.11%) Jenkins
6 39 (1.64%) Maven
7 36 (1.52%) JUnit
8 35 (1.47%) JIRA
9 29 (1.22%) NUnit
10 28 (1.18%) Eclipse
11 20 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (0.80%) TeamCity
13 18 (0.76%) Vagrant
14 17 (0.72%) LabVIEW
15 16 (0.67%) Mockito
16 15 (0.63%) Gradle
17 13 (0.55%) Ant
17 13 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
18 10 (0.42%) SpecFlow
19 7 (0.29%) Selenium
General
1 515 (21.70%) Finance
2 132 (5.56%) Banking
3 111 (4.68%) Games
4 98 (4.13%) Telecoms
5 95 (4.00%) Marketing
6 77 (3.24%) Advertising
7 70 (2.95%) Electronics
8 65 (2.74%) Front Office
9 59 (2.49%) Retail
10 56 (2.36%) Investment Banking
11 40 (1.69%) Manufacturing
12 39 (1.64%) Automotive
12 39 (1.64%) Financial Institution
13 36 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
14 32 (1.35%) Aerospace
15 21 (0.88%) Publishing
16 13 (0.55%) Back Office
17 11 (0.46%) Legal
18 9 (0.38%) Military
19 6 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1107 (46.65%) Developer
2 428 (18.04%) Java Developer
3 362 (15.25%) Software Engineer
4 308 (12.98%) Data Scientist
5 219 (9.23%) C++ Developer
6 181 (7.63%) Software Developer
7 174 (7.33%) Senior Developer
8 164 (6.91%) Java Engineer
9 133 (5.60%) C# Developer
10 130 (5.48%) Java Software Engineer
11 112 (4.72%) Senior Software Engineer
12 109 (4.59%) Senior Java Developer
13 107 (4.51%) C++ Software Engineer
14 98 (4.13%) Python Developer
15 93 (3.92%) Graduate
16 92 (3.88%) .NET Developer
17 86 (3.62%) Senior Data Scientist
18 82 (3.46%) Data Engineer
19 81 (3.41%) Architect
20 76 (3.20%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (11.21%) .NET
2 210 (8.85%) HTML
3 158 (6.66%) CSS
4 139 (5.86%) AngularJS
5 125 (5.27%) XML
6 122 (5.14%) Web Services
7 114 (4.80%) JSON
8 111 (4.68%) Node.js
9 99 (4.17%) HTML5
10 96 (4.05%) STL
11 93 (3.92%) React
12 89 (3.75%) jQuery
13 87 (3.67%) REST
14 78 (3.29%) Spring
15 76 (3.20%) Natural Language Processing
16 68 (2.87%) ASP.NET
17 67 (2.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 62 (2.61%) Ajax
19 55 (2.32%) OpenGL
20 54 (2.28%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 812 (34.22%) Computer Science
2 705 (29.71%) Data Structures
3 273 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
4 130 (5.48%) Equities
5 116 (4.89%) Hedge funds
6 84 (3.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 82 (3.46%) Fintech
8 59 (2.49%) Mobile App
9 57 (2.40%) Derivative
10 53 (2.23%) User Experience
11 47 (1.98%) Fixed Income
12 45 (1.90%) Client/Server
13 37 (1.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 26 (1.10%) Social Media
15 25 (1.05%) Robotics
16 24 (1.01%) 3D Graphics
16 24 (1.01%) CUDA
16 24 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
17 23 (0.97%) Virtual Team
18 22 (0.93%) mHealth
Operating Systems
1 485 (20.44%) Linux
2 232 (9.78%) Unix
3 161 (6.78%) Windows
4 84 (3.54%) Android
5 80 (3.37%) Apple iOS
6 32 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
7 17 (0.72%) Windows Server
8 14 (0.59%) Solaris
9 13 (0.55%) Mac OS
9 13 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.42%) AIX
11 9 (0.38%) Windows 10
11 9 (0.38%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.13%) CentOS
12 3 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.13%) Tizen
12 3 (0.13%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.084%) Debian
14 1 (0.042%) MeeGo
Processes & Methodologies
1 775 (32.66%) Software Engineering
2 706 (29.75%) Machine Learning
3 675 (28.45%) Mathematics
4 597 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
5 515 (21.70%) OO
6 382 (16.10%) Analytics
7 279 (11.76%) Multithreading
8 275 (11.59%) Physics
9 239 (10.07%) Statistics
10 238 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
11 225 (9.48%) TDD
12 207 (8.72%) OOD
13 187 (7.88%) OOP
14 181 (7.63%) Visualisation
15 169 (7.12%) Automated Testing
16 168 (7.08%) Low Latency
17 160 (6.74%) Open Source
18 154 (6.49%) Artificial Intelligence
18 154 (6.49%) Data Analysis
19 133 (5.60%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1037 (43.70%) Java
2 886 (37.34%) Python
3 818 (34.47%) C++
4 606 (25.54%) SQL
5 491 (20.69%) C#
6 333 (14.03%) R
7 324 (13.65%) C
8 295 (12.43%) JavaScript
9 225 (9.48%) MATLAB
10 181 (7.63%) Scala
11 107 (4.51%) PHP
12 66 (2.78%) Ruby
13 56 (2.36%) Perl
14 54 (2.28%) Objective-C
15 44 (1.85%) Embedded C
16 36 (1.52%) Bash Shell
16 36 (1.52%) T-SQL
17 30 (1.26%) Apple Swift
18 28 (1.18%) Clojure
18 28 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 778 (32.79%) Degree
2 419 (17.66%) PhD
3 51 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 24 (1.01%) SC Cleared
5 22 (0.93%) 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 (0.29%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.25%) CISM
12 4 (0.17%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.084%) CISA
13 2 (0.084%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.084%) 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 71 (2.99%) QA
2 9 (0.38%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.29%) ISO26262
4 4 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.13%) MiFID
6 2 (0.084%) EMIR
6 2 (0.084%) ISO13485
6 2 (0.084%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.042%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.042%) FISMA
7 1 (0.042%) GAMP
7 1 (0.042%) GDPR
7 1 (0.042%) GxP
7 1 (0.042%) JTAG
7 1 (0.042%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.042%) SLA
System Software
1 122 (5.14%) Docker
2 46 (1.94%) Firmware
3 20 (0.84%) HDFS
4 14 (0.59%) Active Directory
5 12 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.38%) vSphere
7 9 (0.38%) XenApp
8 6 (0.25%) Xen
9 5 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.084%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.084%) KVM
10 2 (0.084%) LXC
11 1 (0.042%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 1 (0.042%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.042%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (1.60%) Kubernetes
2 36 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (1.39%) Puppet
4 27 (1.14%) Ansible
5 19 (0.80%) Mesos
6 10 (0.42%) CA Single Sign-On
6 10 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
7 8 (0.34%) rkt
8 6 (0.25%) Kibana
8 6 (0.25%) Nagios
9 5 (0.21%) logstash
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 3 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.084%) Grafana
12 2 (0.084%) Terraform
13 1 (0.042%) Opsview
Vendors
1 115 (4.85%) Oracle
2 106 (4.47%) Microsoft
3 57 (2.40%) Google
4 28 (1.18%) IBM
5 26 (1.10%) SAP
6 23 (0.97%) Tableau
7 22 (0.93%) Cloudera
8 20 (0.84%) Hortonworks
9 17 (0.72%) Cisco
10 14 (0.59%) MapR
11 13 (0.55%) VMware
11 13 (0.55%) Xamarin
12 12 (0.51%) Intel
12 12 (0.51%) New Relic
12 12 (0.51%) Reuters
13 11 (0.46%) Twitter
14 10 (0.42%) CA
15 9 (0.38%) EMC
15 9 (0.38%) Splunk
15 9 (0.38%) TIBCO
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Midlands
IT Connections
Salary: to £45000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wellington, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £110k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £55000
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £66000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Improbable
Salary: From £85,000 to £105,000 per annum Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus (100%+) + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£50,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k (DoE) + package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday