Period
to 15 July 2019

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 15 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Algorithms
UK
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 198 195 248
Rank change year-on-year -3 +53 +42
Permanent jobs citing Algorithms 2,571 3,097 2,559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.76% 1.76% 1.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.49% 4.49% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,847 2,397 2,078
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%

Algorithms is in the Generic IT 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 IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 57,300 68,954 70,885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.26% 39.18% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 42,983 52,770 55,093
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% -1.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 6 months to 15 July 2019.

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 15 July 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
England -4 2,391 £62,500 +4.17% 561
UK excluding London +9 1,317 £50,000 - 339
London -8 1,215 £70,000 - 258
South East 0 423 £50,000 - 113
North of England +100 243 £55,000 +10.00% 46
South West +53 223 £45,000 -10.00% 38
North West +101 195 £57,454 +20.95% 35
East of England -48 163 £60,000 +9.09% 81
Scotland +15 130 £38,500 -14.44% 21
Midlands +59 116 £52,500 +16.67% 26
West Midlands +73 98 £52,500 +23.53% 16
Yorkshire +23 36 £45,000 - 6
East Midlands -13 14 £43,250 -8.95% 10
Wales +5 13 £40,250 +61.00% 5
North East +10 12 £47,500 -9.52% 5
Northern Ireland -22 6 £42,500 - 10
Isle of Man - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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 1,244 (48.39%) Python
2 1,009 (39.25%) Software Engineering
3 925 (35.98%) Machine Learning
4 843 (32.79%) Java
5 813 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
6 798 (31.04%) Degree
7 783 (30.46%) C++
7 783 (30.46%) Mathematics
8 718 (27.93%) Data Structures
9 708 (27.54%) Data Science
10 698 (27.15%) Computer Science
11 686 (26.68%) SQL
12 657 (25.55%) C#
13 577 (22.44%) Analytics
14 507 (19.72%) Finance
15 466 (18.13%) Artificial Intelligence
16 464 (18.05%) JavaScript
17 440 (17.11%) Problem-Solving
18 411 (15.99%) Linux
19 397 (15.44%) OO
20 393 (15.29%) Big Data
21 390 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
22 385 (14.97%) Amazon AWS
23 382 (14.86%) C
24 374 (14.55%) Git (software)
25 359 (13.96%) R
26 326 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
27 323 (12.56%) PhD
28 322 (12.52%) .NET
29 290 (11.28%) DevOps

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
1 288 (11.20%) Apache Spark
2 106 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
3 52 (2.02%) Apache
4 36 (1.40%) SAS
4 36 (1.40%) Tomcat
5 33 (1.28%) IIS
6 25 (0.97%) Hyperledger
7 23 (0.89%) Umbraco
8 19 (0.74%) Apache Pig
9 12 (0.47%) SharePoint
10 11 (0.43%) Confluence
10 11 (0.43%) nginx
11 9 (0.35%) Kinematics
12 6 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
12 6 (0.23%) Jupyter
12 6 (0.23%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.19%) CMS
13 5 (0.19%) Luigi
14 3 (0.12%) DNN
14 3 (0.12%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 30 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (1.05%) Chatbot
2 27 (1.05%) Simulink
3 16 (0.62%) GNU Octave
4 8 (0.31%) Mathematica
4 8 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.23%) SPSS
7 5 (0.19%) Doxygen
7 5 (0.19%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.12%) Weka
9 2 (0.078%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.078%) Stata
10 1 (0.039%) Houdini
10 1 (0.039%) MODO
Business Applications
1 30 (1.17%) Summit
2 5 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.16%) Cisco SocialMiner
4 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.078%) RMDS
5 2 (0.078%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.078%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.039%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.039%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.039%) Data Workbench
6 1 (0.039%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.039%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.039%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.039%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.039%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 385 (14.97%) Amazon AWS
2 219 (8.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 131 (5.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 76 (2.96%) GitHub
5 59 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
6 58 (2.26%) Serverless
7 47 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
8 45 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
9 38 (1.48%) Power Platform
10 37 (1.44%) SaaS
11 31 (1.21%) Amazon S3
12 23 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
13 20 (0.78%) Amazon ECS
14 18 (0.70%) AWS IoT
15 16 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
16 14 (0.54%) PaaS
17 12 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
17 12 (0.47%) Heroku
18 11 (0.43%) Apigee
19 9 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 74 (2.88%) HTTP
2 45 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 19 (0.74%) FTP
3 19 (0.74%) SSH
4 18 (0.70%) Broadband
4 18 (0.70%) MQTT
4 18 (0.70%) SMTP
5 16 (0.62%) Wireless
6 15 (0.58%) Internet
7 13 (0.51%) Software-Defined Radio
8 10 (0.39%) DNS
9 7 (0.27%) Firewall
9 7 (0.27%) Skype
9 7 (0.27%) WAN
10 5 (0.19%) DHCP
10 5 (0.19%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.19%) RS-232
10 5 (0.19%) SSL
11 4 (0.16%) LAN
11 4 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (15.29%) Big Data
2 220 (8.56%) Hadoop
3 198 (7.70%) NoSQL
4 194 (7.55%) SQL Server
5 175 (6.81%) Data Mining
6 128 (4.98%) Relational Database
7 90 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
8 72 (2.80%) Apache Hive
9 70 (2.72%) Blockchain
10 63 (2.45%) MongoDB
11 61 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
12 60 (2.33%) MySQL
13 58 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
14 41 (1.59%) Amazon Redshift
15 38 (1.48%) Power BI
16 29 (1.13%) Data Lake
16 29 (1.13%) Redis
16 29 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 27 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
17 27 (1.05%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 374 (14.55%) Git (software)
2 123 (4.78%) Jenkins
3 97 (3.77%) Subversion
4 70 (2.72%) JIRA
5 65 (2.53%) Visual Studio
6 59 (2.29%) Selenium
7 54 (2.10%) Rational DOORS
8 50 (1.94%) Mercurial
9 48 (1.87%) Maven
10 45 (1.75%) GitLab
11 36 (1.40%) Mocha
12 34 (1.32%) Jasmine
12 34 (1.32%) webpack
13 31 (1.21%) Bitbucket
14 30 (1.17%) Vagrant
15 29 (1.13%) NUnit
15 29 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
16 28 (1.09%) Gradle
17 27 (1.05%) TeamCity
18 24 (0.93%) Sinon.JS
General
1 507 (19.72%) Finance
2 160 (6.22%) Games
3 150 (5.83%) Electronics
4 136 (5.29%) Marketing
5 114 (4.43%) Banking
6 108 (4.20%) Retail
7 87 (3.38%) Telecoms
8 78 (3.03%) Manufacturing
9 67 (2.61%) Law
10 64 (2.49%) Front Office
11 63 (2.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 56 (2.18%) Automotive
13 39 (1.52%) Legal
14 28 (1.09%) Investment Banking
15 26 (1.01%) Military
16 25 (0.97%) Advertising
17 24 (0.93%) Financial Institution
18 20 (0.78%) Aerospace
19 9 (0.35%) Back Office
20 7 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 880 (34.23%) Developer
2 535 (20.81%) Software Engineer
3 384 (14.94%) Data Scientist
4 275 (10.70%) Java Developer
5 212 (8.25%) C# Developer
6 154 (5.99%) Senior Developer
7 139 (5.41%) Senior Data Scientist
8 134 (5.21%) Software Developer
9 130 (5.06%) C++ Software Engineer
10 127 (4.94%) Senior Software Engineer
11 109 (4.24%) Python Developer
12 105 (4.08%) C++ Developer
13 101 (3.93%) Data Engineer
13 101 (3.93%) Java Engineer
14 96 (3.73%) Graduate
15 89 (3.46%) Junior
16 82 (3.19%) Java Software Engineer
17 79 (3.07%) .NET Developer
18 70 (2.72%) Embedded Engineer
19 67 (2.61%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (12.52%) .NET
2 257 (10.00%) React
3 220 (8.56%) AngularJS
4 218 (8.48%) HTML
5 205 (7.97%) CSS
6 178 (6.92%) Web Services
7 165 (6.42%) scikit-learn
8 163 (6.34%) REST
9 158 (6.15%) Natural Language Processing
10 138 (5.37%) ASP.NET
10 138 (5.37%) TensorFlow
11 135 (5.25%) Pandas
12 130 (5.06%) NumPy
13 123 (4.78%) Spring
14 114 (4.43%) Node.js
15 112 (4.36%) RESTful
16 111 (4.32%) HTML5
17 91 (3.54%) Kafka
18 81 (3.15%) Redux
19 80 (3.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 718 (27.93%) Data Structures
2 390 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
3 178 (6.92%) Robotics
4 170 (6.61%) User Experience
5 103 (4.01%) Hedge funds
6 86 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
7 83 (3.23%) Equities
8 78 (3.03%) Derivative
9 68 (2.64%) VHDL
10 66 (2.57%) Greenfield Project
11 65 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
12 64 (2.49%) Linux Command Line
13 62 (2.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 58 (2.26%) Public Cloud
15 56 (2.18%) Embedded Systems
16 54 (2.10%) Fixed Income
17 48 (1.87%) Management Information System
18 46 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 39 (1.52%) Mobile App
20 38 (1.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 411 (15.99%) Linux
2 155 (6.03%) Windows
3 124 (4.82%) Unix
4 117 (4.55%) Android
5 32 (1.24%) Apple iOS
6 27 (1.05%) Windows Server
7 21 (0.82%) Tizen
8 19 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.19%) Robot Operating System
10 4 (0.16%) CentOS
10 4 (0.16%) FreeRTOS
10 4 (0.16%) Solaris
10 4 (0.16%) VxWorks
11 3 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.078%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.039%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,009 (39.25%) Software Engineering
2 925 (35.98%) Machine Learning
3 813 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
4 783 (30.46%) Mathematics
5 708 (27.54%) Data Science
6 698 (27.15%) Computer Science
7 577 (22.44%) Analytics
8 466 (18.13%) Artificial Intelligence
9 440 (17.11%) Problem-Solving
10 397 (15.44%) OO
11 326 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
12 290 (11.28%) DevOps
13 289 (11.24%) Test Automation
14 279 (10.85%) Deep Learning
15 260 (10.11%) Data Analysis
16 258 (10.04%) Visualisation
17 256 (9.96%) TDD
18 244 (9.49%) Physics
19 233 (9.06%) Statistics
20 229 (8.91%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1,244 (48.39%) Python
2 843 (32.79%) Java
3 783 (30.46%) C++
4 686 (26.68%) SQL
5 657 (25.55%) C#
6 464 (18.05%) JavaScript
7 382 (14.86%) C
8 359 (13.96%) R
9 265 (10.31%) MATLAB
10 160 (6.22%) Scala
11 97 (3.77%) Go
12 94 (3.66%) TypeScript
13 85 (3.31%) ES6
14 83 (3.23%) PHP
15 80 (3.11%) Bash Shell
16 75 (2.92%) Kotlin
17 52 (2.02%) F#
18 50 (1.94%) Ruby
19 40 (1.56%) Embedded C
20 36 (1.40%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 798 (31.04%) Degree
2 323 (12.56%) PhD
3 173 (6.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 150 (5.83%) Security Cleared
5 139 (5.41%) SC Cleared
6 104 (4.05%) Numerate Degree
7 44 (1.71%) Master's Degree
8 25 (0.97%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.35%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.31%) MCSE
10 8 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.31%) Postgraduate
11 6 (0.23%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.12%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.078%) CIPD
13 2 (0.078%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.078%) HND
14 1 (0.039%) Chartered Engineer
14 1 (0.039%) ISEB
14 1 (0.039%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (3.97%) QA
2 45 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 23 (0.89%) WAI
4 9 (0.35%) IEC 61131
5 8 (0.31%) DICOM
6 6 (0.23%) GDPR
7 4 (0.16%) MISRA
7 4 (0.16%) MISRA C
8 3 (0.12%) DO-254
9 2 (0.078%) JTAG
9 2 (0.078%) SLA
10 1 (0.039%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 277 (10.77%) Docker
2 59 (2.29%) Firmware
3 24 (0.93%) VirtualBox
4 23 (0.89%) vSphere
5 18 (0.70%) HDFS
6 15 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.31%) Active Directory
7 8 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (0.27%) etcd
9 4 (0.16%) iptables
9 4 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.12%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.039%) KVM
11 1 (0.039%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 151 (5.87%) Kubernetes
2 97 (3.77%) Ansible
3 53 (2.06%) Terraform
4 29 (1.13%) SELinux
5 23 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (0.70%) Consul
7 15 (0.58%) Puppet
8 14 (0.54%) Salt
9 10 (0.39%) Prometheus
10 8 (0.31%) Mesos
11 7 (0.27%) Marathon
12 6 (0.23%) Kibana
12 6 (0.23%) Packer
13 5 (0.19%) vCenter Server
13 5 (0.19%) ZABBIX
14 4 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
14 4 (0.16%) Cisco UCCE
14 4 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
14 4 (0.16%) Oozie
14 4 (0.16%) vMotion
Vendors
1 158 (6.15%) Microsoft
2 129 (5.02%) Google
3 96 (3.73%) Oracle
4 65 (2.53%) SAP
4 65 (2.53%) Tableau
5 29 (1.13%) WorldPay
6 24 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
6 24 (0.93%) Samsung
7 23 (0.89%) Splunk
8 21 (0.82%) Bloomberg
8 21 (0.82%) QNX
9 20 (0.78%) Cloudera
10 16 (0.62%) Fidessa
11 15 (0.58%) Adobe
11 15 (0.58%) Mentor Graphics
12 12 (0.47%) Alteryx
12 12 (0.47%) Cypress Semiconductor
13 11 (0.43%) Altera
13 11 (0.43%) Intel
13 11 (0.43%) Xilinx