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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 282 273
Rank change year-on-year +51 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 1311 1110 1262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.47% 1.13% 1.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.49% 2.74% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1066 999 1039
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £32,500 £31,929
10% offered a salary of more than £85,625 £93,750 £93,750
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.88% +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 37530 40458 45487
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.20% 41.25% 40.93%
Number of salaries quoted 42165 48402 54417
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median 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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Algorithms in the UK

Algorithms
Top 11 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 29 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 +51 1264 £55,000 - 221
UK excluding London +68 665 £49,000 +8.88% 107
London +29 631 £65,000 +4.00% 130
East of England +68 251 £50,000 +20.48% 28
South East +19 145 £42,500 -15.00% 13
North of England +65 136 £60,000 +38.72% 34
Midlands -13 66 £40,000 - 7
South West -2 43 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Scotland +20 28 £40,000 -15.78% 14
Wales -2 6 £33,827 -37.06% 1
Northern Ireland -3 2 £35,000 -33.33% 1

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 1104 (44.70%) Java
2 1060 (42.91%) Python
3 904 (36.60%) C++
4 889 (35.99%) Computer Science
5 849 (34.37%) Degree
6 773 (31.30%) Machine Learning
7 738 (29.88%) Software Engineering
8 721 (29.19%) Data Structures
9 718 (29.07%) Mathematics
10 647 (26.19%) SQL
11 638 (25.83%) Agile Software Development
12 580 (23.48%) Finance
13 536 (21.70%) C#
14 518 (20.97%) PhD
15 492 (19.92%) OO
16 446 (18.06%) Linux
17 436 (17.65%) Big Data
18 421 (17.04%) Analytics
19 389 (15.75%) C
20 378 (15.30%) Git (software)
21 369 (14.94%) NoSQL
22 364 (14.74%) Physics
23 359 (14.53%) R
24 328 (13.28%) JavaScript
25 301 (12.19%) Analytical Skills
26 278 (11.26%) Multithreading
27 277 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
28 266 (10.77%) Statistics
29 255 (10.32%) MATLAB
30 254 (10.28%) Apache Spark

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
1 254 (10.28%) Apache Spark
2 103 (4.17%) SAS
3 100 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
4 87 (3.52%) Apache
5 37 (1.50%) JBoss
5 37 (1.50%) Tomcat
6 31 (1.26%) Apache Pig
7 30 (1.21%) Apache Solr
8 12 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 12 (0.49%) WebSphere
8 12 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (0.32%) IIS
11 7 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
11 7 (0.28%) Luigi
11 7 (0.28%) SharePoint
12 6 (0.24%) CMS
12 6 (0.24%) Tornado
13 5 (0.20%) NServiceBus
14 4 (0.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 36 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (1.17%) SPSS
3 23 (0.93%) Simulink
4 12 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.28%) Maple
7 6 (0.24%) InDesign
8 5 (0.20%) Weka
9 4 (0.16%) GNU Octave
9 4 (0.16%) Mathcad
10 2 (0.081%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.040%) EViews
11 1 (0.040%) Gephi
11 1 (0.040%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.040%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.32%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 6 (0.24%) MetaTrader
4 4 (0.16%) SAP CAR
4 4 (0.16%) SAP Retail
5 3 (0.12%) Magento
5 3 (0.12%) SAP POS DM
6 2 (0.081%) BondVision
6 2 (0.081%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.040%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.040%) Odoo
7 1 (0.040%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 167 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
4 37 (1.50%) SaaS
5 32 (1.30%) GitHub
6 15 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
7 12 (0.49%) Google Analytics
8 11 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
10 8 (0.32%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.32%) PaaS
11 7 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.28%) Azure Machine Learning
12 5 (0.20%) Google Play
12 5 (0.20%) Office 365
13 2 (0.081%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.081%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.081%) Slack
14 1 (0.040%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (2.19%) HTTP
2 53 (2.15%) Wireless
3 51 (2.06%) TCP/IP
4 41 (1.66%) Internet
5 27 (1.09%) Skype
6 22 (0.89%) InfiniBand
7 20 (0.81%) Bluetooth
8 19 (0.77%) Firewall
8 19 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
9 17 (0.69%) RS-232
9 17 (0.69%) SAN
9 17 (0.69%) WLAN
10 16 (0.65%) SSL
11 13 (0.53%) LDAP
11 13 (0.53%) RS-485
12 12 (0.49%) DNS
12 12 (0.49%) DVB
12 12 (0.49%) LTE
13 9 (0.36%) FTP
13 9 (0.36%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 436 (17.65%) Big Data
2 369 (14.94%) NoSQL
3 231 (9.35%) Hadoop
4 174 (7.04%) Data Mining
5 158 (6.40%) SQL Server
6 155 (6.28%) Relational Database
7 125 (5.06%) MongoDB
8 122 (4.94%) MySQL
9 94 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 73 (2.96%) Apache Hive
11 65 (2.63%) HBase
12 64 (2.59%) Redis
13 56 (2.27%) Neo4j
14 50 (2.02%) RDBMS
15 47 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
16 40 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
17 35 (1.42%) Text Mining
18 30 (1.21%) Oracle Database
19 28 (1.13%) GIS
20 19 (0.77%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 378 (15.30%) Git (software)
2 234 (9.47%) Subversion
3 155 (6.28%) Mercurial
4 105 (4.25%) Visual Studio
5 78 (3.16%) Maven
6 72 (2.91%) JIRA
7 63 (2.55%) Jenkins
8 58 (2.35%) JUnit
9 51 (2.06%) Ant
10 48 (1.94%) TeamCity
11 36 (1.46%) NUnit
12 34 (1.38%) Hudson
13 31 (1.26%) LabVIEW
13 31 (1.26%) Selenium
14 28 (1.13%) EasyMock
14 28 (1.13%) jMock
15 25 (1.01%) Eclipse
16 21 (0.85%) Xcode
17 16 (0.65%) Mockito
18 15 (0.61%) MSTest
General
1 580 (23.48%) Finance
2 145 (5.87%) Banking
3 134 (5.43%) Games
4 124 (5.02%) Retail
5 122 (4.94%) Marketing
6 118 (4.78%) Electronics
7 93 (3.77%) Investment Banking
7 93 (3.77%) Telecoms
8 62 (2.51%) Front Office
9 59 (2.39%) Retail Banking
10 54 (2.19%) Financial Institution
11 48 (1.94%) Automotive
11 48 (1.94%) Manufacturing
12 33 (1.34%) Aerospace
13 32 (1.30%) Advertising
14 29 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
15 22 (0.89%) Legal
16 18 (0.73%) Back Office
17 16 (0.65%) Publishing
18 9 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 1001 (40.53%) Developer
2 430 (17.41%) Software Engineer
3 361 (14.62%) Java Developer
4 360 (14.57%) Data Scientist
5 219 (8.87%) Software Developer
6 183 (7.41%) C++ Developer
7 173 (7.00%) C++ Software Engineer
8 162 (6.56%) Java Engineer
9 151 (6.11%) Senior Developer
10 127 (5.14%) Python Developer
11 126 (5.10%) Java Software Engineer
12 123 (4.98%) Senior Software Engineer
13 115 (4.66%) Graduate
14 90 (3.64%) C# Developer
15 88 (3.56%) Senior Data Scientist
15 88 (3.56%) Senior Java Developer
16 79 (3.20%) Senior Java Engineer
17 77 (3.12%) Data Engineer
17 77 (3.12%) Graduate Developer
18 76 (3.08%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (9.07%) .NET
2 210 (8.50%) HTML
3 177 (7.17%) CSS
4 137 (5.55%) Web Services
5 129 (5.22%) Natural Language Processing
6 124 (5.02%) JSON
7 123 (4.98%) AngularJS
8 119 (4.82%) XML
9 105 (4.25%) Spring
10 103 (4.17%) REST
11 97 (3.93%) Node.js
12 86 (3.48%) STL
13 85 (3.44%) jQuery
14 84 (3.40%) React
15 82 (3.32%) RESTful
16 78 (3.16%) HTML5
17 75 (3.04%) Hibernate
18 67 (2.71%) SOAP
19 65 (2.63%) ASP.NET
19 65 (2.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 889 (35.99%) Computer Science
2 721 (29.19%) Data Structures
3 301 (12.19%) Analytical Skills
4 115 (4.66%) Greenfield Project
5 89 (3.60%) Mobile App
6 86 (3.48%) User Experience
7 85 (3.44%) Hedge funds
8 83 (3.36%) Fintech
9 54 (2.19%) Management Information System
10 49 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 46 (1.86%) Virtual Team
12 44 (1.78%) Derivative
12 44 (1.78%) Smart City
13 41 (1.66%) Equities
14 40 (1.62%) 3D Graphics
15 39 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
16 31 (1.26%) Augmented Reality
17 30 (1.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 29 (1.17%) Fixed Income
19 28 (1.13%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 446 (18.06%) Linux
2 236 (9.55%) Windows
3 181 (7.33%) Unix
4 116 (4.70%) Android
4 116 (4.70%) Apple iOS
5 29 (1.17%) Embedded Linux
6 20 (0.81%) Mac OS
7 13 (0.53%) Windows Server
8 12 (0.49%) Solaris
8 12 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.45%) Windows 10
9 11 (0.45%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.32%) AIX
10 8 (0.32%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (0.12%) CentOS
11 3 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 773 (31.30%) Machine Learning
2 738 (29.88%) Software Engineering
3 718 (29.07%) Mathematics
4 638 (25.83%) Agile Software Development
5 492 (19.92%) OO
6 421 (17.04%) Analytics
7 364 (14.74%) Physics
8 278 (11.26%) Multithreading
9 277 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
10 266 (10.77%) Statistics
11 245 (9.92%) Test Automation
12 234 (9.47%) Artificial Intelligence
13 220 (8.91%) Visualisation
14 216 (8.74%) TDD
15 191 (7.73%) Data Analysis
16 183 (7.41%) Scrum
17 180 (7.29%) OOD
18 160 (6.48%) OOP
19 153 (6.19%) E-Commerce
20 151 (6.11%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1104 (44.70%) Java
2 1060 (42.91%) Python
3 904 (36.60%) C++
4 647 (26.19%) SQL
5 536 (21.70%) C#
6 389 (15.75%) C
7 359 (14.53%) R
8 328 (13.28%) JavaScript
9 255 (10.32%) MATLAB
10 183 (7.41%) Scala
11 100 (4.05%) PHP
12 97 (3.93%) Ruby
13 80 (3.24%) Perl
14 76 (3.08%) Objective-C
15 55 (2.23%) Embedded C
16 44 (1.78%) Fortran
17 42 (1.70%) Apple Swift
18 37 (1.50%) Groovy
19 30 (1.21%) T-SQL
20 29 (1.17%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 849 (34.37%) Degree
2 518 (20.97%) PhD
3 179 (7.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 114 (4.62%) Numerate Degree
5 84 (3.40%) Master's Degree
6 43 (1.74%) Security Cleared
7 34 (1.38%) SC Cleared
8 10 (0.40%) Postgraduate
8 10 (0.40%) Sun Certification
9 9 (0.36%) ISEB
10 6 (0.24%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.20%) CISSP
12 3 (0.12%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.12%) CISM
12 3 (0.12%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.081%) CISA
14 1 (0.040%) CCSP
14 1 (0.040%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.040%) SAS Certification
14 1 (0.040%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (4.45%) QA
2 15 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.40%) MiFID
5 5 (0.20%) ISO 26262
6 3 (0.12%) EMIR
6 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.12%) SLA
7 2 (0.081%) FIPS 140-2
7 2 (0.081%) GCP
7 2 (0.081%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.040%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.040%) DO-254
8 1 (0.040%) FISMA
8 1 (0.040%) GAMP
8 1 (0.040%) GDPR
8 1 (0.040%) NIST 800
System Software
1 96 (3.89%) Docker
2 62 (2.51%) Firmware
3 20 (0.81%) HDFS
4 12 (0.49%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.45%) XenApp
6 10 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.32%) Apache Flume
8 5 (0.20%) etcd
8 5 (0.20%) Varnish
8 5 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (0.20%) vSphere
9 2 (0.081%) KVM
9 2 (0.081%) LXC
9 2 (0.081%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.081%) Xen
10 1 (0.040%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.040%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 33 (1.34%) Ansible
2 24 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (0.77%) Puppet
4 14 (0.57%) Kubernetes
5 11 (0.45%) Terraform
6 8 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
6 8 (0.32%) Kibana
7 7 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (0.20%) Consul
8 5 (0.20%) logstash
8 5 (0.20%) Mesos
8 5 (0.20%) Nagios
9 4 (0.16%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.081%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.081%) rkt
11 1 (0.040%) Grafana
11 1 (0.040%) QRadar
11 1 (0.040%) Salt
11 1 (0.040%) SELinux
11 1 (0.040%) StatsD
Vendors
1 190 (7.69%) Oracle
2 84 (3.40%) Microsoft
3 73 (2.96%) Google
4 61 (2.47%) Tableau
5 50 (2.02%) Perforce
6 45 (1.82%) SAP
7 30 (1.21%) IBM
7 30 (1.21%) Sybase
8 28 (1.13%) CA Agile Central
9 21 (0.85%) Murex
10 15 (0.61%) Adobe
11 14 (0.57%) Bloomberg
12 13 (0.53%) Apple
12 13 (0.53%) Cloudera
12 13 (0.53%) Facebook
12 13 (0.53%) Teradata
13 12 (0.49%) New Relic
13 12 (0.49%) Reuters
14 11 (0.45%) Hortonworks
14 11 (0.45%) Xamarin
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