Algorithms Jobs

Algorithms
UK

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 cited Algorithms over the 6 months leading up to 17 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 141 209 124
Rank change year-on-year +68 -85 +61
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 1,940 1,457 5,724
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.94% 1.73% 3.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.80% 4.18% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 657 699 1,218
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% +15.38%
75th Percentile £81,250 £93,750 £91,250
90th Percentile £98,474 £122,500 £107,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - -4.00% +13.64%

All Generic Skills
UK

Algorithms falls under the General and Transferable Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 33,476 34,864 87,202
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 33.48% 41.33% 48.60%
Number of salaries quoted 20,923 21,342 36,477
10th Percentile £29,000 £35,377 £34,500
25th Percentile £39,885 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £64,029 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -14.10% +2.45% +4.17%
75th Percentile £76,250 £85,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £107,500 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in the UK

Algorithms
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Algorithms.

Salary trend for Algorithms in the UK

Algorithms
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Algorithms over the 6 months to 17 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Algorithms in the UK

Algorithms
Top 17 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 17 July 2024. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London +78 1,579 £60,000 - 146
England +6 1,246 £65,000 -13.33% 189
Scotland +103 664 £65,000 +30.00% 3
Work from Home +21 414 £62,500 -9.19% 287
South East +80 392 £60,000 -1.40% 60
London -27 331 £80,000 -3.03% 57
North of England -66 145 £55,000 -12.00% 36
Midlands -31 144 £57,500 +9.52% 17
North West -49 127 £60,000 - 22
South West -12 113 £54,000 -13.60% 15
East of England -16 113 £65,000 - 24
East Midlands +23 80 £60,000 +26.32% 5
West Midlands -66 64 £57,500 -3.36% 12
Yorkshire -23 16 £50,000 -16.67% 6
Wales +32 6 £55,000 +25.00% 2
North East -23 2 £91,200 +40.31% 8
Northern Ireland - 2 £58,750 - 1

Algorithms
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 162 (8.35%) Apache Spark
2 61 (3.14%) Apache
3 21 (1.08%) FileNet
4 11 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
5 9 (0.46%) SAS
6 7 (0.36%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.26%) Confluence
7 5 (0.26%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.15%) ColdFusion
8 3 (0.15%) Ethereum
8 3 (0.15%) IIS
8 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Exchange
8 3 (0.15%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.10%) CMS
9 2 (0.10%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.10%) Luigi
10 1 (0.052%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.052%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 84 (4.33%) Simulink
2 31 (1.60%) Stateflow
3 18 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
5 12 (0.62%) GNU Octave
6 7 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.052%) Blender
9 1 (0.052%) CapCut
9 1 (0.052%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.052%) InVision
9 1 (0.052%) Revit
9 1 (0.052%) Sketch
9 1 (0.052%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (0.15%) ProductWriter
2 2 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.052%) Data Workbench
3 1 (0.052%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.052%) Endur
3 1 (0.052%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.052%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 453 (23.35%) AWS
2 441 (22.73%) Azure
3 239 (12.32%) IBM Cloud
4 185 (9.54%) Serverless
5 138 (7.11%) Azure DevOps
6 132 (6.80%) Azure Functions
7 125 (6.44%) Azure API Management
7 125 (6.44%) Azure Logic Apps
7 125 (6.44%) Azure Service Bus
8 108 (5.57%) GCP
9 53 (2.73%) AWS Lambda
10 51 (2.63%) Amazon ECS
11 45 (2.32%) Power Platform
12 41 (2.11%) Amazon SQS
12 41 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
13 38 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
14 36 (1.86%) Amazon EKS
14 36 (1.86%) Amazon EMR
15 34 (1.75%) Datadog
16 33 (1.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (0.93%) Wireless
2 15 (0.77%) Ethernet
3 12 (0.62%) OFDM
4 10 (0.52%) Firewall
5 9 (0.46%) J1939
6 7 (0.36%) HTTP
6 7 (0.36%) LAN
6 7 (0.36%) Network Security
6 7 (0.36%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.36%) VLAN
6 7 (0.36%) VPN
6 7 (0.36%) WAN
7 6 (0.31%) Software-Defined Radio
8 5 (0.26%) 5G
8 5 (0.26%) SSL
9 4 (0.21%) BGP
9 4 (0.21%) Bluetooth
9 4 (0.21%) Internet
9 4 (0.21%) IPsec
9 4 (0.21%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 463 (23.87%) NoSQL
2 270 (13.92%) PostgreSQL
3 247 (12.73%) MongoDB
4 239 (12.32%) DB2
5 210 (10.82%) Relational Database
6 146 (7.53%) Big Data
7 121 (6.24%) Hadoop
8 73 (3.76%) Data Lake
8 73 (3.76%) Tableau
9 69 (3.56%) Apache Hive
10 66 (3.40%) HBase
11 58 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
12 44 (2.27%) Power BI
13 40 (2.06%) MySQL
14 38 (1.96%) Qlik Sense
14 38 (1.96%) SQL Server
15 35 (1.80%) Redis
16 34 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
17 33 (1.70%) Electronic Patient Records
18 21 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 187 (9.64%) Git
2 104 (5.36%) Jenkins
3 73 (3.76%) JUnit
4 66 (3.40%) Bitbucket Server
5 28 (1.44%) JIRA
6 25 (1.29%) Android Studio
7 24 (1.24%) Cypress.io
8 21 (1.08%) GitLab
8 21 (1.08%) Jasmine
8 21 (1.08%) Karma Test Runner
8 21 (1.08%) Protractor
8 21 (1.08%) Selenium
8 21 (1.08%) WebDriver
9 17 (0.88%) Maven
10 13 (0.67%) Subversion
11 12 (0.62%) ClearCase
11 12 (0.62%) CMake
12 11 (0.57%) Plastic SCM
13 7 (0.36%) ClearQuest
13 7 (0.36%) MLflow
General
1 766 (39.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 746 (38.45%) Finance
3 635 (32.73%) Law
4 449 (23.14%) Legal
5 401 (20.67%) Social Skills
6 252 (12.99%) Public Sector
7 200 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
8 158 (8.14%) Marketing
9 127 (6.55%) Banking
10 118 (6.08%) Investment Banking
11 75 (3.87%) Electronics
12 67 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 42 (2.16%) Automotive
13 42 (2.16%) Manufacturing
13 42 (2.16%) Retail
14 37 (1.91%) Military
15 26 (1.34%) Games
16 23 (1.19%) Organisational Skills
17 20 (1.03%) Aerospace
17 20 (1.03%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 801 (41.29%) Software Engineer
2 384 (19.79%) Developer
3 301 (15.52%) Senior
4 235 (12.11%) Full Stack Engineer
5 201 (10.36%) Java Engineer
5 201 (10.36%) Java Software Engineer
6 158 (8.14%) AWS Engineer
7 157 (8.09%) AWS Software Engineer
8 155 (7.99%) Data Scientist
9 152 (7.84%) Data Engineer
10 140 (7.22%) Full Stack Developer
11 136 (7.01%) Azure Developer
12 128 (6.60%) Python Engineer
13 118 (6.08%) Azure Engineer
14 117 (6.03%) Python Software Engineer
15 110 (5.67%) Senior Data Scientist
16 108 (5.57%) Full Stack Software Engineer
17 92 (4.74%) Lead
18 88 (4.54%) Big Data Engineer
18 88 (4.54%) Big Data Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 434 (22.37%) React
2 385 (19.85%) AngularJS
3 379 (19.54%) HTML
4 351 (18.09%) CSS
5 326 (16.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 311 (16.03%) .NET
6 311 (16.03%) jQuery
7 306 (15.77%) Web Services
8 267 (13.76%) REST
9 263 (13.56%) Vue
10 248 (12.78%) ASP.NET
11 240 (12.37%) ASP.NET Core
12 239 (12.32%) Backbone.js
12 239 (12.32%) Ember.js
12 239 (12.32%) Node.js
13 180 (9.28%) Spring
14 128 (6.60%) TensorFlow
15 122 (6.29%) Kafka
16 97 (5.00%) J2EE
17 91 (4.69%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 477 (24.59%) Data Structures
2 275 (14.18%) Blockchain
3 243 (12.53%) Hybrid Cloud
4 132 (6.80%) Onboarding
5 120 (6.19%) e-Learning
6 95 (4.90%) Cloud Native
7 52 (2.68%) Embedded Systems
8 42 (2.16%) Distributed Systems
8 42 (2.16%) Life Science
9 37 (1.91%) FPGA
10 34 (1.75%) VHDL
11 33 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
12 28 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
13 26 (1.34%) Client/Server
13 26 (1.34%) CUDA
14 25 (1.29%) Analytical Mindset
14 25 (1.29%) Distributed Computing
14 25 (1.29%) Legacy Code
15 21 (1.08%) Public Cloud
15 21 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 424 (21.86%) Linux
2 290 (14.95%) Windows
3 281 (14.48%) Android
4 250 (12.89%) Apple iOS
5 142 (7.32%) Unix
6 12 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
7 11 (0.57%) FreeRTOS
8 6 (0.31%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.31%) Windows Server 2019
9 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.052%) Robot Operating System
11 1 (0.052%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.052%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,001 (51.60%) Software Engineering
2 991 (51.08%) Artificial Intelligence
3 924 (47.63%) Agile
4 822 (42.37%) Machine Learning
5 755 (38.92%) Visualisation
6 673 (34.69%) CI/CD
7 659 (33.97%) SDLC
8 615 (31.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 543 (27.99%) Community of Practice
10 524 (27.01%) Operational Stability
11 418 (21.55%) Risk Management
12 400 (20.62%) Full Stack Development
13 382 (19.69%) Computer Science
14 350 (18.04%) OO
15 339 (17.47%) Mathematics
16 320 (16.49%) Problem-Solving
17 314 (16.19%) User Experience
18 304 (15.67%) Design Patterns
19 297 (15.31%) OOP
20 296 (15.26%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 939 (48.40%) Python
2 725 (37.37%) SQL
3 698 (35.98%) Java
4 430 (22.16%) JavaScript
5 371 (19.12%) C#
6 241 (12.42%) C++
7 216 (11.13%) C
8 143 (7.37%) MATLAB
9 133 (6.86%) TypeScript
10 95 (4.90%) PL/SQL
11 74 (3.81%) Fortran
12 70 (3.61%) R
13 54 (2.78%) Scala
14 47 (2.42%) Bash
15 45 (2.32%) Go
16 35 (1.80%) Kotlin
17 29 (1.49%) Embedded C
18 24 (1.24%) Haskell
19 21 (1.08%) Rust
20 18 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 551 (28.40%) Degree
2 275 (14.18%) Master's Degree
3 224 (11.55%) Security Cleared
4 216 (11.13%) PhD
5 106 (5.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 72 (3.71%) SC Cleared
7 54 (2.78%) DBS Check
8 40 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
9 35 (1.80%) DV Cleared
10 17 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
11 9 (0.46%) PMI Certification
12 8 (0.41%) HND
12 8 (0.41%) MBA
13 7 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.21%) CCIE
14 4 (0.21%) JNCIE
14 4 (0.21%) Postgraduate
15 3 (0.15%) CCNA
15 3 (0.15%) Chartered Engineer
15 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (1.86%) Data Quality
2 26 (1.34%) QA
3 16 (0.82%) GDPR
4 14 (0.72%) MISRA
5 11 (0.57%) Accessibility
5 11 (0.57%) ISO 26262
6 9 (0.46%) Automotive SPICE
6 9 (0.46%) AUTOSAR
7 7 (0.36%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 15288
9 4 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
10 3 (0.15%) IEC 61508
10 3 (0.15%) MISRA C
11 1 (0.052%) JTAG
System Software
1 66 (3.40%) HDFS
2 64 (3.30%) Docker
3 31 (1.60%) Firmware
4 11 (0.57%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.31%) Embedded Firmware
5 6 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.15%) Ceph
7 3 (0.15%) GPFS
7 3 (0.15%) Lustre
7 3 (0.15%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 2 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.052%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 144 (7.42%) Kubernetes
2 99 (5.10%) Terraform
3 34 (1.75%) Grafana
3 34 (1.75%) Prometheus
4 11 (0.57%) Functional Safety
5 6 (0.31%) Ansible
5 6 (0.31%) SCCM
6 5 (0.26%) SCOM
7 4 (0.21%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 3 (0.15%) Kibana
8 3 (0.15%) Kubeflow
8 3 (0.15%) Podman
9 2 (0.10%) Istio
10 1 (0.052%) FTK
10 1 (0.052%) SELinux
Vendors
1 261 (13.45%) IBM
2 239 (12.32%) Red Hat
3 220 (11.34%) Databricks
4 112 (5.77%) Microsoft
5 94 (4.85%) Oracle
6 91 (4.69%) Google
7 71 (3.66%) Informatica
8 47 (2.42%) Alteryx
9 37 (1.91%) Dynatrace
9 37 (1.91%) Splunk
10 36 (1.86%) Cloudera
11 20 (1.03%) OpenAI
12 18 (0.93%) Xilinx
13 12 (0.62%) Dell
13 12 (0.62%) NVIDIA
14 11 (0.57%) Facebook
14 11 (0.57%) Lauterbach
14 11 (0.57%) SAP
15 9 (0.46%) Instagram
15 9 (0.46%) ION Trading