Period
to 25 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Algorithm Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Algorithm Engineer
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1167 1184 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 - +1308
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Algorithm Engineer 10 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.002% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.002% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
UK median annual salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London median annual salary - £40,000 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 167,574 163,030 193,904
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 96.44% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 136,241 134,968 162,789
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Senior Algorithm Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Algorithm Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Algorithm Engineer in the UK

Senior Algorithm Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Algorithm Engineer.

Salary trend for Senior Algorithm Engineer in the UK

Senior Algorithm Engineer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Algorithm Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. 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 +2 10 - - 1
UK excluding London +7 9 - - 1
East of England -3 5 - - 1
South East - 4 - -
London - 1 - -

Senior Algorithm Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, Senior Algorithm Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Senior Algorithm Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Signal Processing
1 10 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 9 (90.00%) Mathematics
2 9 (90.00%) C++
2 9 (90.00%) MATLAB
3 5 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) PhD
3 5 (50.00%) 3GPP
3 5 (50.00%) UMTS
3 5 (50.00%) WCDMA
3 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 5 (50.00%) Electronics
3 5 (50.00%) Validation
3 5 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) LTE
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
3 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (50.00%) Numerical Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 5 (50.00%) Complexity Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (40.00%) Freescale
4 4 (40.00%) Avionics
4 4 (40.00%) Altera
4 4 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

Senior Algorithm Engineer Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) 3GPP
1 5 (50.00%) LTE
1 5 (50.00%) UMTS
1 5 (50.00%) WCDMA
1 5 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 5 (50.00%) Electronics
2 4 (40.00%) Avionics
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 9 (90.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (50.00%) Complexity Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 5 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (50.00%) Numerical Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
3 5 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (50.00%) Validation
4 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
5 1 (10.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C++
1 9 (90.00%) MATLAB
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Delphi
4 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Altera
1 4 (40.00%) Freescale
1 4 (40.00%) Xilinx