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to

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 6 months to 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
UK
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 120 199 225
Rank change year-on-year +79 +26 -22
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 5,052 1,542 1,436
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.08% 1.68% 1.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.76% 4.38% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,167 891 1,080
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £36,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £48,000 £45,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.54% +4.00% +2.76%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £102,500 £107,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% +5.00%

Algorithms is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 74,755 35,172 33,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 45.57% 38.29% 35.92%
Number of salaries quoted 32,561 23,633 26,305
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.83% +4.55% +0.92%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
90th Percentile £101,250 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% +5.56%

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 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
England +83 4,201 £75,000 +13.21% 293
London +66 2,727 £82,500 +3.13% 163
Work from Home +66 1,911 £77,500 +24.00% 146
UK excluding London +52 1,450 £62,500 +13.64% 140
South East +84 483 £65,000 +18.18% 37
North of England +47 308 £65,000 +23.81% 15
East of England +64 290 £41,875 -33.00% 38
Yorkshire +33 204 £65,000 +23.81% 3
South West -44 168 £60,000 - 24
Midlands +8 127 £52,000 -5.45% 15
North West -6 98 £70,000 +16.67% 11
West Midlands -11 91 £47,125 -14.32% 11
Wales -7 40 £56,250 -6.25% 3
East Midlands +4 36 £65,000 +39.78% 4
Scotland -81 36 £70,000 +47.37% 8
North East - 6 £85,000 - 1
Northern Ireland -19 4 £70,000 +75.00% 1

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, IT jobs citing Algorithms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 2,936 (58.12%) Python
2 2,324 (46.00%) Software Engineering
3 2,078 (41.13%) Agile
4 1,938 (38.36%) Data Structures
5 1,858 (36.78%) Data Science
6 1,841 (36.44%) Machine Learning
7 1,835 (36.32%) Java
8 1,612 (31.91%) Degree
9 1,599 (31.65%) SQL
10 1,539 (30.46%) AWS
11 1,459 (28.88%) JavaScript
12 1,412 (27.95%) Computer Science
13 1,354 (26.80%) Social Skills
14 1,302 (25.77%) Artificial Intelligence
15 1,267 (25.08%) Kubernetes
16 1,179 (23.34%) Finance
17 1,147 (22.70%) CI/CD
18 1,129 (22.35%) Microservices
19 1,029 (20.37%) TDD
20 1,026 (20.31%) C++
21 984 (19.48%) Mentoring
22 938 (18.57%) Docker
23 926 (18.33%) GCP
24 920 (18.21%) Git (software)
25 895 (17.72%) Analytics
26 894 (17.70%) Serverless
27 819 (16.21%) DevOps
28 798 (15.80%) Mathematics
29 793 (15.70%) React
30 767 (15.18%) Problem-Solving

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
1 550 (10.89%) Apache Spark
2 263 (5.21%) Apache
3 188 (3.72%) Apache Airflow
4 158 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
5 83 (1.64%) Ethereum
6 33 (0.65%) SAS
7 30 (0.59%) CMS
8 24 (0.48%) Confluence
9 21 (0.42%) Apache Solr
10 18 (0.36%) Apache Pig
11 14 (0.28%) Headless CMS
11 14 (0.28%) Jupyter
12 13 (0.26%) WordPress
13 12 (0.24%) Apache Synapse
13 12 (0.24%) nginx
14 9 (0.18%) Hyperledger
14 9 (0.18%) Tornado
15 8 (0.16%) OpenStack
15 8 (0.16%) Tomcat
16 7 (0.14%) MetaMask
Applications
1 136 (2.69%) Simulink
2 45 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 41 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
4 26 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 20 (0.40%) Photoshop
5 20 (0.40%) Sketch
6 18 (0.36%) Stateflow
7 16 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
8 15 (0.30%) Chatbot
9 12 (0.24%) AutoCAD
10 10 (0.20%) MS Visio
10 10 (0.20%) Revit
10 10 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
11 7 (0.14%) Zeplin
12 4 (0.079%) SPSS
13 3 (0.059%) Maya
13 3 (0.059%) MotionBuilder
14 2 (0.040%) GNU Octave
15 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 1 (0.020%) Autodesk Flame
Business Applications
1 63 (1.25%) Distributed Ledger
2 32 (0.63%) Magento
3 28 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
4 27 (0.53%) R3 Corda
5 22 (0.44%) Shopify
6 7 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.099%) MetaTrader
8 3 (0.059%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.040%) Quorum
9 2 (0.040%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.020%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1,539 (30.46%) AWS
2 926 (18.33%) GCP
3 894 (17.70%) Serverless
4 767 (15.18%) Azure
5 391 (7.74%) Cloud Functions
6 371 (7.34%) AWS Lambda
7 266 (5.27%) OpenShift
8 249 (4.93%) GitHub
9 184 (3.64%) Amazon S3
10 173 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
11 168 (3.33%) Dialogflow
12 159 (3.15%) Google App Engine
12 159 (3.15%) Google Compute Engine
13 157 (3.11%) SaaS
14 131 (2.59%) Power Platform
15 123 (2.43%) Snowflake
16 122 (2.41%) Slack
17 116 (2.30%) Amazon Kinesis
18 89 (1.76%) Amazon SageMaker
19 77 (1.52%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 285 (5.64%) Internet
2 90 (1.78%) Wireless
3 76 (1.50%) HTTP
4 57 (1.13%) MIMO
5 56 (1.11%) MQTT
6 54 (1.07%) LTE
7 45 (0.89%) AMQP
8 37 (0.73%) Software-Defined Radio
9 36 (0.71%) TCP/IP
10 31 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
11 29 (0.57%) 5G
12 26 (0.51%) 3G
12 26 (0.51%) DVB
12 26 (0.51%) SSH
12 26 (0.51%) WiMAX
13 25 (0.49%) GSM
13 25 (0.49%) UMTS
14 19 (0.38%) SNMP
15 17 (0.34%) IPv4
15 17 (0.34%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 643 (12.73%) NoSQL
2 600 (11.88%) Big Data
3 456 (9.03%) PostgreSQL
4 389 (7.70%) Relational Database
5 382 (7.56%) MySQL
6 370 (7.32%) SQL Server
7 313 (6.20%) MongoDB
8 272 (5.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 249 (4.93%) BigQuery
10 229 (4.53%) Flink
11 185 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
12 165 (3.27%) Hadoop
13 163 (3.23%) Cloud Spanner
14 156 (3.09%) Data Lake
15 155 (3.07%) Redis
16 145 (2.87%) Tableau
17 142 (2.81%) Data Mining
18 131 (2.59%) Power BI
19 123 (2.43%) Apache Hive
20 122 (2.41%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 920 (18.21%) Git (software)
2 564 (11.16%) JIRA
3 460 (9.11%) Jenkins
4 283 (5.60%) Maven
5 250 (4.95%) Subversion
6 214 (4.24%) Gradle
7 208 (4.12%) Ant
8 98 (1.94%) GitLab
9 93 (1.84%) CircleCI
10 69 (1.37%) JUnit
11 61 (1.21%) Cypress.io
12 51 (1.01%) CMake
13 49 (0.97%) Bitbucket
14 46 (0.91%) Visual Studio
15 41 (0.81%) Mercurial
15 41 (0.81%) Selenium
16 38 (0.75%) Mockito
17 36 (0.71%) webpack
18 35 (0.69%) IDA Disassembler
19 34 (0.67%) git-flow
General
1 1,354 (26.80%) Social Skills
2 1,179 (23.34%) Finance
3 619 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
4 438 (8.67%) Manufacturing
5 422 (8.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 290 (5.74%) Marketing
7 257 (5.09%) Retail
8 209 (4.14%) Games
9 203 (4.02%) Banking
10 200 (3.96%) Electronics
11 151 (2.99%) Advertising
12 144 (2.85%) Public Sector
13 140 (2.77%) Automotive
14 139 (2.75%) Organisational Skills
15 119 (2.36%) Legal
16 105 (2.08%) Presentation Skills
17 85 (1.68%) Financial Institution
18 83 (1.64%) Aerospace
19 79 (1.56%) Influencing Skills
20 73 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,353 (26.78%) Software Engineer
2 881 (17.44%) Developer
3 517 (10.23%) Data Scientist
3 517 (10.23%) Senior Software Engineer
4 316 (6.25%) Java Engineer
5 312 (6.18%) Data Engineer
6 264 (5.23%) Senior Developer
7 244 (4.83%) Senior Data Scientist
8 215 (4.26%) Senior Java Engineer
9 210 (4.16%) Cloud Engineer
10 188 (3.72%) Principal Engineer
11 168 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
12 141 (2.79%) Software Developer
13 133 (2.63%) Java Developer
14 120 (2.38%) Backend Developer
15 116 (2.30%) Analyst
16 110 (2.18%) Machine Learning Engineer
17 107 (2.12%) Senior Data Engineer
18 100 (1.98%) Principal Software Engineer
19 91 (1.80%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 793 (15.70%) React
2 591 (11.70%) HTML
3 570 (11.28%) CSS
4 521 (10.31%) AngularJS
5 475 (9.40%) RESTful
6 446 (8.83%) .NET
7 413 (8.17%) Node.js
8 370 (7.32%) REST
9 316 (6.25%) TensorFlow
10 303 (6.00%) Vue.js
11 298 (5.90%) Kafka
12 264 (5.23%) HTML5
13 263 (5.21%) ASP.NET
14 261 (5.17%) Spring
15 238 (4.71%) scikit-learn
16 215 (4.26%) WPF
17 211 (4.18%) CSS3
18 210 (4.16%) WinForms
19 208 (4.12%) Pandas
20 196 (3.88%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1,938 (38.36%) Data Structures
2 375 (7.42%) Life Science
3 372 (7.36%) User Experience
4 276 (5.46%) Blockchain
5 232 (4.59%) Linux Command Line
6 179 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
7 177 (3.50%) Mobile App
8 176 (3.48%) Cloud Native
9 157 (3.11%) Legacy Applications
10 156 (3.09%) Legacy Code
11 149 (2.95%) Cardano
12 121 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
13 113 (2.24%) FPGA
14 112 (2.22%) Blog
15 111 (2.20%) IoT
16 103 (2.04%) Renewable Energy
17 97 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
18 89 (1.76%) Virtual Team
19 88 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
20 74 (1.46%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 634 (12.55%) Linux
2 409 (8.10%) Unix
3 231 (4.57%) Windows
4 190 (3.76%) Android
5 116 (2.30%) Apple iOS
6 55 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
7 38 (0.75%) Mac OS
8 23 (0.46%) Mac OS X
9 22 (0.44%) Ubuntu
10 17 (0.34%) OpenWrt
10 17 (0.34%) Robot Operating System
11 12 (0.24%) VMS
12 11 (0.22%) ThreadX
13 8 (0.16%) Solaris
14 6 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.079%) Windows Server
16 1 (0.020%) Alpine Linux
16 1 (0.020%) Debian
16 1 (0.020%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,324 (46.00%) Software Engineering
2 2,078 (41.13%) Agile
3 1,858 (36.78%) Data Science
4 1,841 (36.44%) Machine Learning
5 1,412 (27.95%) Computer Science
6 1,302 (25.77%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1,147 (22.70%) CI/CD
8 1,129 (22.35%) Microservices
9 1,029 (20.37%) TDD
10 984 (19.48%) Mentoring
11 895 (17.72%) Analytics
12 819 (16.21%) DevOps
13 798 (15.80%) Mathematics
14 767 (15.18%) Problem-Solving
15 657 (13.00%) Full Stack Development
16 624 (12.35%) Test Automation
17 581 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
18 528 (10.45%) Coaching
19 526 (10.41%) Natural Language Processing
20 501 (9.92%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2,936 (58.12%) Python
2 1,835 (36.32%) Java
3 1,599 (31.65%) SQL
4 1,459 (28.88%) JavaScript
5 1,026 (20.31%) C++
6 667 (13.20%) C
7 564 (11.16%) C#
8 451 (8.93%) Scala
9 391 (7.74%) MATLAB
10 375 (7.42%) Ruby
11 374 (7.40%) TypeScript
12 332 (6.57%) R
13 328 (6.49%) Go
14 319 (6.31%) PHP
15 266 (5.27%) PowerShell
16 256 (5.07%) Objective-C
17 253 (5.01%) Perl
18 230 (4.55%) Shell Script
19 157 (3.11%) Kotlin
20 138 (2.73%) Rust
Qualifications
1 1,612 (31.91%) Degree
2 747 (14.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 378 (7.48%) PhD
4 144 (2.85%) Master's Degree
5 79 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
6 64 (1.27%) Security Cleared
7 61 (1.21%) AWS Certification
8 48 (0.95%) SC Cleared
9 40 (0.79%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 19 (0.38%) DV Cleared
11 18 (0.36%) HND
12 16 (0.32%) Sun Certification
13 12 (0.24%) PMI Certification
14 11 (0.22%) MBA
15 10 (0.20%) CCNA
15 10 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
17 8 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (0.16%) MPhil
18 5 (0.099%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 308 (6.10%) Accessibility
2 283 (5.60%) QA
3 108 (2.14%) Data Quality
4 22 (0.44%) ISO 26262
5 21 (0.42%) GDPR
6 14 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.26%) MISRA
8 12 (0.24%) AUTOSAR
9 10 (0.20%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.14%) IEC 61131
10 7 (0.14%) ISO 13485
11 4 (0.079%) CDISC
12 3 (0.059%) DO-254
12 3 (0.059%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.059%) IEC 61508
12 3 (0.059%) IEC 62304
13 1 (0.020%) JTAG
13 1 (0.020%) NIST
13 1 (0.020%) SOC 2
13 1 (0.020%) Solvency II
System Software
1 938 (18.57%) Docker
2 142 (2.81%) Firmware
3 127 (2.51%) Virtual Machines
4 42 (0.83%) Apache Flume
5 22 (0.44%) LXC
6 17 (0.34%) Active Directory
7 10 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 9 (0.18%) HDFS
9 8 (0.16%) Xen
10 7 (0.14%) KVM
11 4 (0.079%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (0.059%) Ceph
12 3 (0.059%) Lustre
13 1 (0.020%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1,267 (25.08%) Kubernetes
2 300 (5.94%) Terraform
3 80 (1.58%) Prometheus
4 78 (1.54%) Grafana
5 57 (1.13%) Kibana
6 50 (0.99%) Ansible
7 40 (0.79%) Oozie
8 37 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
9 33 (0.65%) Istio
10 32 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
11 28 (0.55%) logstash
12 23 (0.46%) Cisco IPCC
13 21 (0.42%) ZABBIX
14 15 (0.30%) HAProxy
14 15 (0.30%) MIIS
14 15 (0.30%) Opsgenie
14 15 (0.30%) Opsview
14 15 (0.30%) Pingdom
15 14 (0.28%) Sysdig
16 12 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 743 (14.71%) Google
2 311 (6.16%) Microsoft
3 248 (4.91%) Twitter
4 140 (2.77%) Databricks
5 77 (1.52%) Oracle
6 46 (0.91%) Facebook
7 42 (0.83%) Apple
7 42 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
8 41 (0.81%) Cloudera
9 39 (0.77%) IBM
10 36 (0.71%) MuleSoft
10 36 (0.71%) New Relic
11 35 (0.69%) Alteryx
12 34 (0.67%) Instagram
12 34 (0.67%) TikTok
13 27 (0.53%) Xilinx
14 24 (0.48%) BEA
14 24 (0.48%) CrowdStrike
14 24 (0.48%) Spotify
15 23 (0.46%) DataRobot